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Down for more Steep? There's an expansion this December


This DLC features a variety of different Olympic events and doesn't seem all that bad. The expansion will bring brand new locations to tackle in South Korea and Japan, and as evident by its name, arrives in celebration of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Read More »

After edgy Trump portrayal, NYC theater is in cross-hairs

As of press time , The Public Theater was not taking calls regarding their loss of sponsorship or the play. "Those are four great reasons to support". The exodus was led by Delta Airlines , which announced Sunday that it was withdrawing as the Public Theater's official airline. So far, the Public Theater itself has remained silent in the face of the controversy. Read More »

Watch Bette Midler Shut the Tony Awards Exit Music Right Up

The married Canadian co-creators of " Come From Away " say their hearts were with the people of Gander, N.L., as the hit homegrown musical was honoured at the Tony Awards . " Dear Evan Hansen " emerged as the big musical victor with six awards. Other winners included August Wilson's Jitney , which collected the Tony for best play revival. Read More »

Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

It was a sign of escalating fallout from riveting testimony from Comey last week of undue pressure from Trump, which drew an angry response from the president Friday that Comey was lying. Amid reports that the Sessions hearing would possibly be closed, the American Civil Liberties Union put out a statement arguing that barring public access to the hearing would be "a gut punch to the millions of Americans committed to an open and participatory democracy". Read More »

Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

The president also said that he never asked the former FBI director to pledge his "loyalty" over the investigation, a major part of what Comey said during his testimony. The news of their freaky conversation at the dinner had been reported by the New York Times , creating much anticipation for the former director's testimony this week. Read More »

Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin to step down Dec. 15


In April 1981 she was appointed to the Vancouver County Court. "She managed herself with a great deal of dignity and the legal profession. was very strongly in support of her", Flanagan said by phone. Wilson-Raybould says she received the news "with deep honour and respect for the chief justice for her years of trailblazing". The ruling said that Quebec appointments to the court had to come from the sitting judges on the Quebec Court of Appeal or Superior Court, or from the Quebec bar. Read More »

Midler, millennial angst scoop Broadway's Tony Awards

Two-time Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted the star-studded 71st annual edition of the biggest night on Broadway , the equivalent of the Academy Awards for United States theater . "I want to get the hell out of here before Bette Midler thanks anyone else", he quipped. He underscored the importance of young people staying true to themselves. Read More »

New Just Dance 2018 to add some K-pop to the mix


I mean, I'd be lying if I knew who Bebe Rexha was, but anyway. While the songs are new, Just Dance 2018 looks like it will be an nearly identical experience to the games that came before it. One interesting aspect of the game that may viewers caught on to was the consoles that it's scheduled to be released on. All of the usual suspects were there, all alongside the original Wii. Read More »

Tony Awards: 14 fascinating facts, records and stats

His Frank Underwood from " House of Cards " makes a late appearance. The ceremony, at Radio City Music Hall here, was hosted by Kevin Spacey , who generally stayed away from politics, instead choosing to make fun of his own status as a late-in- the-game and unexpected choice as host. Read More »

Uber fires 20 staff after sexual harassment probe

She claims her subsequent complaint hurt her career prospects at the company. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The information was shared by Uber's chief human resources officer Liane Hornsey; CEO Travis Kalanick was not present at the meeting, and is spending time with family following the death of his mother in a boating accident. Read More »

Tony Awards 2017: Stars of the stage dazzle on the red carpet

Because it was a rare chance to hear a bit about her time back on Broadway, the director of Sunday's Tony Awards should have planned for a longer speech and cut some of that other filler. "To the ladies and gentlemen of the Oslo Accords who believed in democracy, who believed in seeing peace, seeing their enemies as humans, I give this up to them", said Rogers. Read More »

Ariana Grande gets Manchester bee tattoo in memory of terror attack victims

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Crowded House frontman Neil Finn thanked Grande and Cyrus for performing one of his songs at the One Love Manchester concert. The concert raised more than $3 million for survivors of the Manchester Arena fatal attack that took place on May 22. Ariana's re-release of her hit " One Last Time " has now topped Apple's chart, followed swiftly by the original version of the song, which has placed fourth. Read More »

Tony Awards get political in the age of Trump


News Week also reported about other notable jabs at the current US administration during the 2017 Tony Awards , including one from Cynthia Nixon who accepted her Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play in Little Foxes . Read More »

Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, dies at 83


Bush unleashed Operation Just Cause, the US invasion of Panama, on December 20, 1989. Noriega was let out of prison under house arrest in January to have an operation to remove a brain tumor. Omar Torrijos, who seized power in a 1968 coup. Noriega oversaw the army's corrupt off-book deals, and ran the secret police force. The wily military ruler of the Central American nation made world headlines as his relationship with Washington soured, culminating in the United States sending almost ... Read More »

Bette Midler orders Tony Awards orchestra to stop playing during speech


In an excited but charming speech, Platt thanked his parents for being "the best people in the world" and for teaching him that "you have to be a decent human being to be a decent artist". Jones spoke of her many lean years in the business, and thanked her "Nana" for selling her engagement ring so she could come to NY and pursue her dreams. Read More »

Photographic Proof Rachel Bloom Had the Best Time at the Tonys


To begin, Spacey took the stage wearing a blue striped polo and cast on his arm a la Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen . They have a host of other projects underway so you can expect to see (and hear) a lot more of them. Michael Aronov , a fellow New World graduate, won the Tony Award for best featured actor in a play for his portrayal of a tough, cocky negotiator in " Oslo ", which won for best new play. Read More »

Republicans taking a big political risk on health care

Conservatives lawmakers like Sen. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., told reporters last week that he thinks Senate leaders should shift to a "Plan B" before the end of the month. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and the head of the Finance Committee, which oversees the tax portion of the health care bill, said of the Obamacare taxes that he'd "like to get rid of them all if I can". Read More »

Republicans take a big political risk on health care

As for the path to 51, Republicans aren't there yet. Sen. And while most analysts say the market probably would eventually rebound, in the short term things could get messy. Anthem announced last week that it would exit the OH marketplace, leaving 20 counties and 15,000 Obamacare enrollees with no 2018 option. A GOP aide familiar with the negotiations characterized the meeting as likely a red light, green light, yellow light situation. Read More »

Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

Under the AHCA, Medicaid expansion in OH would come to an end, which would be a huge hit to the 12.8 percent of adults in Jefferson County who enrolled in Medicaid through this program. These changes include allowing states to request EHB waivers. The Obama-era changes to short-term plans were potentially harmful to people who lost their jobs, for instance, and may have needed more than 90 days to find a new one, they said. Read More »

Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

Delta Air Lines and Bank of America have pulled their sponsorship of The Public Theater's version of " Julius Caesar " that portrays a Donald Trump-like dictator in a business suit who gets knifed to death onstage. Tom is a donor and a regular at Shakespeare in the Park . And despite Delta's pulling its sponsorship, The Public Theater seems to assume that "death, a necessary end, will come when it will come". Read More »

Manchester United's deal for Victor Lindelof means Everton can sign Michael Keane


Ola Toivonen netted a 93rd-minute victor for the home team as they leapfrogged Les Bleus on goal difference at the top of Group A of the European qualifying group. However, United have agreed a fee with Benfica for Lindelof , who had been Mourinho's first-choice target throughout 2017. While experience is vital during a Premier League campaign, the potential introduction of a talented, young centre-half will excite Toffees fans who continue to dream of breaking into a seemingly ... Read More »

Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

Bill Cosby's lawyers called just one witness and wrapped their defense of the disgraced USA comedian in minutes Monday as the former megastar declined to take the stand at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial. The jury of seven men and five women was expected to get the case later in the day. Bill Cosby says he will not testify in his own defense at his sexual assault trial. Read More »

Newtown families upset by interview with conspiracy theorist

Twenty elementary school students and six teachers and administrators were killed in the attack. While the interview has yet to air, some details have already been previewed to the public . The interview by Kelly, who formerly worked at Fox News, is scheduled to air Sunday, which is also Father's Day. Márquez-Greene‏ tagged Kelly in a series of tweets, including one with an image of her daughter, asking Kelly if the ratings were worth the pain she will cause grieving parents. Read More »