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What Tiffany Trump Was Really Doing in Vegas Last Weekend

Trump played flower girl at a Vegas wedding for two of her friends, but not everyone is thrilled with the bride and groom.<p>While her father continues to battle the aftermath of “shithole”-gate, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> youngest daughter, <b>Tiffany</b>, lived it up in Vegas over the weekend. The 24-year-old Trump had …


Tiffany Trump is the flower girl at a very unconventional Vegas wedding

As a 24-year-old law student, first daughter Tiffany Trump is a little old to play the role of flower girl in a traditional wedding ceremony.<p>But basically nothing about the nuptials that the younger daughter of President Trump participated in over the weekend could be considered typical. The venue …


The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's biggest shocks

NEW YORK (AP) — There was little doubt who should take home the Grammy for album of the year in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with "Thriller." He won, of course, but the Recording Academy hasn't always been seen to make the right call over its 60 years.<p>One weird decision was giving soft rocker …


Roast battles and insult comedy? No thanks. We're British

Obnoxious insult slinging isn’t foreign to these shores, but can the US format – made popular by the Rat Pack – make an impact this side of the Atlantic?<p>In the US, the comedy roast and its bastard child, the roast battle - an exchange of personal insults, basically, in the name of comedy - have a …


Why Beijing is the best city for enterprising expats

With significant investment in AI, access to cutting-edge technology and an unrivalled cosmopolitan energy, the Chinese capital is among the most exciting cities in the world.<p>It may have a history stretching back 3,000 years, but Beijing is fast becoming today’s modern ‘it’ city. With amazingly …


Prank Sinatra is the indie rock supergroup you might not have heard of

Indie rockers Prank Sinatra ended 2017 with a bang by closing the final show of Sugar Hiccup with a raucous set that nearly stole the show and …

Frank Zappa

Why Palm Springs is the perfect Californian winter getaway

By<p>If, like me, you feel you have a lot in common with cold-blooded reptiles when it comes to the long British winter, then you will no doubt already …

Palm Springs

Tulsa venue remembers Sex Pistols performance 40 years ago

It was 40 years ago this month that the Sex Pistols took the stage at Cain's Ballroom, the home of Bob Wills and Western-swing music, and turned …


31 Portrait Tattoos That Are Insanely Realistic


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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars review: the guitarist's wounded soul laid bare

<b>Dir: Lili Fini Zanuck, 15 cert, 134 mins</b><p>“Music saved me”, Eric Clapton says towards the end of this long, partially self-authored portrait. He’s talking specifically about the aftermath of his life’s worst tragedy – the death of his 4-year-old son Conor, who fell from the 53rd floor of a Manhattan …

Eric Clapton

Sinatra at the Paris Ritz: the surreal moment when gangsters struck

PARIS (Reuters) - It was cocktail hour at the Paris Ritz when the silky tones of Sinatra segued into the sound of breaking glass, one guest said, recalling the surreal moment he saw axe-wielding gangsters nab fistfuls of jewels from the ultra-chic hotel.<p>Author Frederic Beigbeder was enjoying a …

World News

Friday Afterlife Report January 12th 2018

<b> <br>January 12th 2018</b><p><b>COMMENTARY: DO CELEBRITIES RETAIN THEIR STATUS IN THE AFTERLIFE?</b> We are repeatedly informed by highly credible afterlife sources, …


Serious SoCal Style: 9 Paul Williams-Designed Homes for Sale

<b>Paul Williams</b> was known as an architect to the stars in the '40s and '50s, when he designed French chateau, Regency, and Mediterranean-style mansions …


Movie Review Round-Up: The New Releases

Two must-see films, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Darkest Hour open this weekend. There's also a sublime Eric Clapton documentary and …

News (Ireland)

Without countries like the ones Trump trashed, there'd be no you, me or America

Trump grew up in New York, but I guess he never got around to reading the inscription on the State of Liberty.<p>At one time or another, just about any place from which anyone has emigrated to America has been referred to as what Donald Trump — the sitting president of the United States — reportedly …

Ulysses S. Grant

Michael Beasley Isn't Who You Think He Is

Your favorite player’s favorite player warms up differently.<p>It’s not that Michael Beasley, one hour before tip, is doing some crazy pregame routine. …


These Drag Kids Are Proving It's Never Too Soon To Be Fabulous

As drag hits an all-time peak of popularity, a new generation of queens is out to slay the game.


Ronan Farrow Gets Real About Abuse Allegations Against Dad Woody Allen & The Scary Threats He Endured During His Harvey Weinstein Investigation!

<b>Ronan Farrow</b>'s past certainly played a hand in his decision to take on sexual misconduct in Hollywood.<p>For a candid chat with <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, …

Woody Allen

Daniel Day-Lewis sews up his career with Phantom Thread

Ken Eisner<b>Starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Rated PG</b>Daniel Day-Lewis says he’s done with acting now.Of course, Frank Sinatra quit a number times before he …

Daniel Day-Lewis

U.S. travel warning puts five Mexican states on par with war-torn nations

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rampant crime and gang activity in Mexico prompted the U.S. State Department on Wednesday to issue a stringent travel advisory, warning tourists to completely avoid five Mexican states, an advisory level often reserved for nations at war.<p>The State Department's highest "do …

World News

Take a ride down the Trane tracks

There isn’t a shortage of work that has been dedicated to the life and music of John Coltrane. There have been numerous biographies, odes, homages …


In Search of the First Video Game Commercial

<i>[The following article by artist and writer Kate Willaert is part of an ongoing series investigating the history of video game advertising. It was</i> …

‘Moment I didn’t expect in Iran’

I must look lost.<p>A man in his 70s pulls me in and asks in surprisingly fluent English where I’m from, what I’m looking for and whether he can help me.<p>…


How a soon-to-close Sears store shaped one ESPN anchor's life

I am looking for news on the (Green Bay) Packers search for a (general manager) but instead am struck cold by the headline in this very paper — “Sears to close Green Bay store.”<p>This cannot be. This is not right. This is … this is heartbreaking.<p>Sears has closed hundreds of stores across the country …


How Firewood Is Faring In Vermont After Severe Cold Spell

When New England experiences severe cold weather, rural homes quickly burn through a precious wintertime commodity: firewood. After the latest cold spell, NPR looks at how Vermonters' woodpiles are faring, and what the rest of the the winter will hold.


Trump campaign hawks Palm Beach dinner contest to mark inauguration anniversary

President Donald Trump is taking another page out of Barack Obama’s playbook by hawking a private South Florida dinner later this month to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration.<p>The Trump 2020 campaign offer blasted out Wednesday via text message said “two great Americans” who give …

Donald Trump

Discovering the first video game commercial

The Video Game History Foundation recently published a piece looking at how the marketing push for the Odyssey console created confusion over what …

Game Design

Let Wynn Las Vegas teach you flower arranging, seafood cooking and more

You’ve bought flowers at the supermarket. A new bread maker sits on your kitchen counter. Now what? Let an expert flower arranger, chefs and others teach you their secrets throughout 2018 at Master Classes at Wynn Las Vegas.<p>The five-star resort is continuing its Master Class Series for a second …

Las Vegas

Imagining That Royal Wedding Afterparty Playlist

William and Kate had Ellie Goulding performing live. Let's hope Harry and Meghan let Reprezent Radio's DJ Jevanni Letford take the reins on their big day.<p>It's two in the morning and you're a lot more drunk than it is fine to be around your family, and you keep weirdly crying about love, and you're …

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