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Author: 0 Laughter, tears at send-off for Mama Winnie

A memorial service for South Africa's freedom fighter, the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, will be held Friday at the Nairobi Baptist Church. The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's coffin is carried into her home in Orlando West, Soweto .

Arts&Culture Donnie Yen To Star In Disney's Live Action 'Mulan'
Author: 0 Donnie Yen To Star In Disney's Live Action 'Mulan'

Gong Li and Jet Li will be joining Wuhan-born actress Liu Yifei (Chinese Paladin, Return of the Condor Heroes , The Forbidden Kingdom ), who took on the starring role of Mulan late previous year after a fraught search process and many delays, putting to rest fans' fears about Disney's tendency to whitewash its characters.

Arts&Culture Mountain View Police release body cam of interaction with YouTube shooter
Author: 0 Mountain View Police release body cam of interaction with YouTube shooter

The woman, Nasim Aghdam, had been reported missing by her family in Southern California and police found her asleep in her vehicle in parking in Mountain View. She answered "No" to each question, apparently satisfying the officers, who let her go after about ten minutes. The father reportedly thanked the officer for the call and hung up.

Arts&Culture Huey Lewis cancels 2018 shows, including Fenway Park, due to hearing loss
Author: 0 Huey Lewis cancels 2018 shows, including Fenway Park, due to hearing loss

A bit of very bad news today as Huey Lewis and the News have announced that the band has canceled all future shows. Lewis says his doctors believe he has Meniere's disease, an inner ear disorder that causes hearing loss and vertigo. Musician Huey Lewis attends the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary screening in the Manhattan borough of New York October 21, 2015. The group has scored more than a dozen Top 20 tunes in the '80s including the chart-toppers The Power of Love, Stuck with ...

Arts&Culture Cosby's defense allowed to raise accuser's criminal past
Author: 0 Cosby's defense allowed to raise accuser's criminal past

Baker-Kinney said she believes Cosby gave her Quaaludes, a now-banned sedative. She said she remembered feeling sick and wondering, "How did I get here?" He says the encounter with Constand was consensual. After her daughter was born, a DNA test confirmed Stallone was not the father, Dickinson said, adding "thank God". The Associated Press doesn't typically identify people who say they're victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Lasha has done.

Arts&Culture Brad Pitt has been spending time with architect and academic Neri Oxman
Author: 0 Brad Pitt has been spending time with architect and academic Neri Oxman

Pitt is said to be somewhat of an architecture and design enthusiast, and therefore was quickly smitten with Oxman, who is an award-winning artist and acclaimed architect herself. The bio also noted that "Oxman coined the term, and pioneered the field of, Material Ecology, which considers computation, fabrication, and the material itself as inseparable dimensions of design".

Arts&Culture Peter Dinklage Will Be Recognizable in Infinity War
Author: 0 Peter Dinklage Will Be Recognizable in Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War marches ever closer, and some new promotional art showcases a few of the big guns showing up in the film. Iron Man , Spider-Man, Thor (sans Ragnarok eye patch), Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Doctor Strange , Star-Lord, Gamora, Black Widow, Black Panther , and Captain America are all ready for battle, and you can see the artwork for yourself in the image below.

Arts&Culture Why Brock Lesnar continues to tease a UFC return
Author: 0 Why Brock Lesnar continues to tease a UFC return

We recently learned that Brock Lesnar has signed a new deal with WWE . News broke the next day that Lesnar signed a new deal with WWE - although details are still unclear - and he will defend the Universal Title against Reigns in a Steel Cage match in Saudi Arabia at the Greatest Royal Rumble event.

Arts&Culture Netflix (NFLX) Rating Reiterated by Cowen
Author: 0 Netflix (NFLX) Rating Reiterated by Cowen

At the end of 2017Q4, the 1.67M shares of the consumer services company held by the hedge fund run by Eashwar Krishnan were valued at $321.19 million, up from 1.17 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ: NFLX ) with "Hold" rating. In the last three months, insiders have sold 445,545 shares of company stock valued at $120,523,106. Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q4.

Arts&Culture Britney Spears, Jim Parsons Honored at GLAAD Media Awards
Author: 0 Britney Spears, Jim Parsons Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

While accepting her award, Spears described the honor as "incredibly amazing", also telling the audience she "wrote this speech". She shared a similar message at last night's GLAAD Media Awards Los Angeles ceremony when she accepted this year's Vanguard Award , an honor bestowed upon people who have promoted acceptance of and equal rights for the gay community.

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift releases cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September'
Author: 0 Taylor Swift releases cover of Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September'

Hear the acoustic version of " Delicate " below. The other notable change here is Swift's adjustment of the song's opening line: She shifts it from "Do you remember the 21th night of September? " to "Do you remember the 28th night of September", which may be a reference to her relationship with boyfriend Joe Alwyn .

Arts&Culture Singer Cliff Richard's case against BBC begins in High Court
Author: 0 Singer Cliff Richard's case against BBC begins in High Court

South Yorkshire Police settled its dispute with the singer and has already agreed to pay him "substantial" damages. The judge has now been given the figure by lawyers representing the force at the trial. The BBC says its coverage was in the public interest. Sir Cliff hugged friend and supporter Gloria Hunniford when the hearing came to an end on Friday afternoon.

Arts&Culture U.S. readies response to Syria attacks after United Nations clash with Russian Federation
Author: 0 U.S. readies response to Syria attacks after United Nations clash with Russian Federation

The US, Britain and France have argued the incident bears all the hallmarks of a strike ordered by the regime, which has been blamed for previous attacks by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. A US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, is in the Mediterranean. The Syrian government and Russian Federation vehemently deny involvement and accuse rebel groups of fabricating the attack to hinder the army's advances and provoke worldwide military intervention.

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra Recalls Losing a Role Because of Her Skin Color
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra Recalls Losing a Role Because of Her Skin Color

We have to fight to get opportunities, to become a leader (but) the one thing that I have seen is that now women are not willing to settle (for less) any more, and that's the big difference.I love the tenacity of seeing women supporting each other, of women turning around and telling that "it's wrong"." the actress told IANS.

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra starrer A Kid Like Jake's trailer
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra starrer A Kid Like Jake's trailer

The trailer focuses more on Danes and Parsons, with Oscar victor Octavia Spencer , who plays Jake's teacher, getting more footage. Priyanka appears only twice for few seconds which will surely disappoint you. "Please let me tell you right now, these are not some Priyanka Chopra movies, these are just very interesting parts which I have done in two really incredible films with some wonderful actors".

Arts&Culture Will Ferrell rushed to hospital after flipping his SUV
Author: 0 Will Ferrell rushed to hospital after flipping his SUV

According to TMZ , the vehicle was driving down a freeway in Orange County late on Thursday night when it was side-swiped by another auto. The extent of Ferrell's injuries have not been disclosed. The SUV flipped over as a result of the crash. Ferrell was discharged from the hospital a short time ago and is said to be doing just fine, writes Deadline , which also states that he was making his way home from a amusing or Die event.