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Culture Ex-New York Times editor Jill Abramson 'plagiarised' book on reporting truth
Author: 0 Ex-New York Times editor Jill Abramson 'plagiarised' book on reporting truth

On Wednesday , Michael Moynihan of Vice News claimed passages of the book were "often not true" or were "plagiarized". "I take seriously the issues raised and will review the passages in question ", she wrote. Writers are generally expected to credit their sources directly in the body of the text if the material is similar. "Or put in quotations in the book".

Culture Medical Emergency Knocks Robert Whittaker Out of the UFC 234 Main Event
Author: 0 Medical Emergency Knocks Robert Whittaker Out of the UFC 234 Main Event

This comes one year after Whittaker, in February 2018, was unable to defend his middleweight title against ex-champ Luke Rockhold in Australia due to injury. Elevated to the co-main is the lightweight matchup between Albuquerque action hero Lando Vannata and surging Brazilian Marcos Mariano. Gastelum's manager has stated that he hopes Kelvin will fight the victor of Silva vs.

Culture Ariana Grande Says Grammys Producer Is Lying About Why She's Not Performing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Says Grammys Producer Is Lying About Why She's Not Performing

According to reports she was the only artist nominated for the highest honor of Album Of The Year (for " Melodrama ") who did NOT get invited to perform solo... "Any f**king way", Grande concluded her Twitter rant. "We never got that far with her, and it's too bad", he continues. She also drops the line: "It's like I'm the universe and you'll be N-A-S-A".

Culture Michelle Rodriguez dragged for defending Liam Neeson
Author: 0 Michelle Rodriguez dragged for defending Liam Neeson

What color were they? The Independent said Neeson put air quotes around the term " black bastard ". "So that I could... kill him". Rodriguez's defense of Neeson comes a few days after the Cold Pursuit star sparked outrage when he recounted a story from more than 40 years ago.

Culture Albert Finney dies aged 82
Author: 0 Albert Finney dies aged 82

Albert Finney receiving a his fellowship BAFTA. Finney disclosed in 2011 that he had been suffering from kidney cancer , The Guardian reports. He is survived by Delmage and his son, Simon, from his marriage to Wenham. He went on to star in Tom Jones , as Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express , Erin Brockovich and Skyfall . Finney worked with a number of American filmmakers as he worked in both the United Kingdom and US, like another famous role of his as mobster Leo ...

Culture BTS To Appear At The Grammy Awards
Author: 0 BTS To Appear At The Grammy Awards

BTS's album, Love Yourself: Tear , is nominated at the Grammys in the best recording package category , directed by HuskyFox's Doohee Lee . Kacey Musgraves, who is nominated for Best Album of the Year among others, will be showing off her golden pipes on Sunday, too.

Culture Joy Behar Darkened Skin To Dress As 'African Woman' For Halloween
Author: 0 Joy Behar Darkened Skin To Dress As 'African Woman' For Halloween

Co-host Raven-Symoné jokingly asked: "Joy, are you Black?" "I had makeup that was a little bit darker than my skin", Behar, now 76, replied. Raven asked, to which she responded, "I was so cute". Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring , who had called on Northam to step down, released a statement Wednesday that he also wore blackface in college.

Culture Who is Jennifer Lawrence’s fiance Cooke Maroney?
Author: 0 Who is Jennifer Lawrence’s fiance Cooke Maroney?

Reports in the USA say the couple were introduced by Lawrence's friend Laura Simpson . A representative for the actress is said to have confirmed this to People magazine. Another source told Harper's Bazaar they'd seen J-Law wearing "a giant rock" on her wedding ring finger. One of the gallery's biggest clients is Lena Dunham's artist father, Carroll Dunham , who has shown his work there.

Culture Oscars 2019 ceremony to go without host after row
Author: 0 Oscars 2019 ceremony to go without host after row

It was recently announced that Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell have all been added to the list of Oscars presenters at this year's ceremony, having all picked up awards last year. On December 6, Hart stepped down as host, and while he said he would re-consider hosting, he ultimately revealed on January 8 that he would not host.

Culture Disney Promises Marvel Will Keep Making R-Rated ‘Deadpool’ Movies
Author: 0 Disney Promises Marvel Will Keep Making R-Rated ‘Deadpool’ Movies

Not only does it have The Mandalorian and another Star Wars live-action TV series in the works as exclusives to the service, the company has revealed that blockbuster movie Captain Marvel will also only be available on Disney +. "Many are the same innovators driving the prolific success of Disney , Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Marvel". While the news isn't quite as surprising as the sudden cancellation of most of Netflix's MCU shows (we knew Disney would start to consolidate eventually ...

Culture Meghan Markle's friends open up about what she's really like
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's friends open up about what she's really like

Ingrid Seward, Editor of Majesty Magazine, explained: "Before Harry met Meg , he was around at Kensington Palace , he was eating with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ". I think she will always feel genuinely devastated by what he's done. The next morning when the vehicle got there [to take him to the airport], he wouldn't get in.

Culture Adam Levine breaks silence after Maroon 5's Super Bowl Halftime Show
Author: 0 Adam Levine breaks silence after Maroon 5's Super Bowl Halftime Show

The band was joined by Big Boi and Travis Scott as they blazed through songs from Songs About Jane , and more recent hits, like " Moves Like Jagger ". Out of the fire, Travis Scott emerged in flames on stage. Kaepernick has filed a lawsuit agains the NFL, claiming that they tried to lock him out from league after he repeatedly kneeled during pre-game playings of the U.S.

Culture R Kelly deletes post about tour after lawmaker threatens ban
Author: 0 R Kelly deletes post about tour after lawmaker threatens ban

But he must not realize the internet, where he announced the tour, is actually the world wide web, also known as www, so there is no escaping the cloud. Kelly apparently still has the absolute nerve to not only try and announce an upcoming tour, but an upcoming tour of Australia to boot. "Shouldn't you be in jail? For any reason.

Culture Red carpet event for Liam Neeson movie scrapped after revenge remarks
Author: 0 Red carpet event for Liam Neeson movie scrapped after revenge remarks

It would be Michallon's last question in the junket. I said there would be some blowback, and the red carpet being canceled for his new movie might only be the beginning. is that he realised that it was too dark for him, he went and got himself help'. "Many have rightfully pointed out the cynicism of seeing a white person praised for publicly admitting to having harbored the desire to commit a racist murder".

Culture Spotify enters the podcast major league, acquiring Gimlet and Anchor
Author: 0 Spotify enters the podcast major league, acquiring Gimlet and Anchor

Spotify cofounder and CEO Daniel Ek has announced that the company has just bought two of the largest podcasting producers in the world, Gimlet Media and Anchor . "These acquisitions will meaningfully accelerate our path to becoming the world's leading audio platform, give users around the world access to the best podcast content".

Author: 0 Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds 'truce' strained over gin ad

Unfortunately, only one actor ended up sticking to their word. In a new video posted to Twitter, we see the Deadpool and Wolverine actors sitting together in a studio. "Can a coffee be a superhero", Reynolds asked in a slick, professional-looking and even inspirational coffee advertisement that Reynolds boasted cost $1 million.

Culture Hugh Jackman Gets the Last Laugh Over Ryan Reynolds in Online Feud
Author: 0 Hugh Jackman Gets the Last Laugh Over Ryan Reynolds in Online Feud

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are back at it again. Deadpool's Ryan Reynolds and Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman recently called a truce to their war on social media and even created commercials for each other. Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman decided to make ads for one another to make up for all the insults that have flown around on Twitter. Well, looks like the feud is back on, folks.

Culture Priyanka Chopra explains why she took Nick Jonas' surname
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra explains why she took Nick Jonas' surname

She said: "The gravity of it, it's like a big deal!" Talking in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon , Priyanka made some interesting revelations about her marriage plan. Priyanka changed her username to Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Instagram soon after the wedding. Fallon asked if she ever considered not changing her name, but according to Chopra, there was never a question.

Culture Ariana Grande No Longer Attending Grammys 2019 After Disagreement with Producers
Author: 0 Ariana Grande No Longer Attending Grammys 2019 After Disagreement with Producers

According to a source who spoke with Hits Daily Double , the star apparently felt "insulted" after the Grammys production team disallowed her to sing her trap-inspired single " 7 Rings " at the upcoming function. The same thing happened with Lorde at last years Grammys . "I want to do it on my own terms from now on", Ariana told Billboard for her "Woman of the Year" cover story in December 2018.

Culture 'Modern Family' to end next year after 11 seasons
Author: 0 'Modern Family' to end next year after 11 seasons

While Modern Family has achieved massive critical acclaim and staggering audience numbers, the show's ratings have waned slightly in the years since its premiere. And it's beneficial for all involved: ABC gets to control Modern Family for another season and Disney can pick up profits after merger is complete, collecting checks from syndication deals and agreements with streaming sites after the show's finale.

Culture Jennifer Lawrence Is Engaged
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence Is Engaged

Page Six claims the Red Sparrow star has been sharing the happy news with close friends. Also known for her role as the heroine archer Katniss Everdene in the blockbuster Hunger Games film series, Lawrence has been nominated for three other Oscars for her roles in Winter's Bone, American Hustle and Joy .

Culture Kate Middleton visits schools for Children's Mental Health Week
Author: 0 Kate Middleton visits schools for Children's Mental Health Week

Place2Be works in more than 280 elementary and secondary schools to provide in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional well-being of pupils , families, teachers and school staff. Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Dr Jessica Deighton from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families said it was important teachers, parents and pupils had confidence that the mental health techniques were based on "robust evidence".

Culture Oscars will not have official host, ABC executive confirms
Author: 0 Oscars will not have official host, ABC executive confirms

The upcoming Academy Awards , the biggest night in Hollywood, will take place without a host for the first time in three decades. The first round of Oscars 2019 presenters was announced this morning by Oscars 2019 producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss .

Culture Adam Levine likened to an 'awkward stripper' during Super Bowl performance
Author: 0 Adam Levine likened to an 'awkward stripper' during Super Bowl performance

On Facebook , fans compared the shirt to various pieces of geometric-patterned home accents - specifically, pillows. Maroon 5 played the halftime show at the Superbowl last night and their performance was slated and rightly so . What is most odd about Maroon 5's decision to ultimately kick politics aside in favor of the generic "one love" message is that Levine promised that social justice warriors would "be heard" at the final performance in an interview with Entertainment Tonight .

Culture Lunar New Year Celebrates Chinese Culture in the Year of the Pig
Author: 0 Lunar New Year Celebrates Chinese Culture in the Year of the Pig

However, amid the ongoing trade tensions and economic strains, Chinese market gains have been capped. According to Dealmoon.com, the shopping advisory site and brand connector designed for luxury-focused Chinese-American millennial shoppers, brands are honing in on the opportunity to celebrate the pig, a symbol of abundance and good fortune.

Culture Captain Marvel drops new teaser during the Super Bowl
Author: 0 Captain Marvel drops new teaser during the Super Bowl

Not only did this scene edit everyone out in the original Avengers: Endgame trailer , but there's also another odd gap in the second trailer. Recently through a tweet, it's been rumored that Avengers: Endgame will be one of the TV spots for the super bowl along with Toy Story 4 , Alita, and Hobbs and Shaw .