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Culture&Arts Utah student hospitalized after she swallowed a Tide Pod
Author: 0 Utah student hospitalized after she swallowed a Tide Pod

A quick YouTube search returns a thread of videos showing people eating the pods and gagging. YouTube has said it is removing Tide Pod Challenge videos because they encourage "dangerous activities". Procter & Gamble has stepped up its public educational campaigns to warn against the dangers of exposure to the pods, and has already made the gelatin film of its pods stronger and bitter-tasting.

Culture&Arts Channel 5 deny rumours of 'Big Brother' axe
Author: 0 Channel 5 deny rumours of 'Big Brother' axe

The Daily Star reported that Channel 5 was set to "pull the plug" on the show amid falling ratings, saying it would be "consigned to the dustbin for good" after eighteen years on British television. The Sun reports that " Big Brother " is a staple part of the channel's schedule, with consistent viewing. The first evictee, transgender journalist India Willoughby, caused controversy over claims she had a fear of drag queens .

Culture&Arts Comedian Attacked During His Set in SC
Author: 0 Comedian Attacked During His Set in SC

The outlet said that the suspect is named Marvin and that four people in the club, aside from Brown, who received a cut, were injured in the attack and want to press charges. Brown escaped largely unharmed, but in a post to Instagram , he said the incident shows "why these comedy clubs should have well equipped PROFESSIONAL security to protect us entertainers who bring their club so much money.

Culture&Arts 'Father of South African jazz' Hugh Masekela dies aged 78 - eNCA television
Author: 0 'Father of South African jazz' Hugh Masekela dies aged 78 - eNCA television

South African President Jacob Zuma praised Masekela as a "jazz artist, legendary trumpeter, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran". "[Our] hearts beat with profound loss", the Masekela family said in a statement. In 1962, he released his first album, Trumpet Africaine . In the late 1960s, in the heat of the "Summer of Love", Masekela moved to Los Angeles, where he fell in with hippie icons like David Crosby, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper.

Culture&Arts Britney Spears is coming back to Dublin for 3Arena concert
Author: 0 Britney Spears is coming back to Dublin for 3Arena concert

Brighton Pride tweeted "We are thrilled to announce that legendary pop icon Britney Spears will be the headline act for Pride on Sat 4th Aug". For further details and tickets , visit the Brighton Pride website. Britney has sold over 50 million albums worldwide and won a Grammy in 2005 for her classic song "Toxic". And there's the track that launched her career.

Culture&Arts Hijab-wearing model resigns after backlash over anti-Israel tweets
Author: 0 Hijab-wearing model resigns after backlash over anti-Israel tweets

She said the tweets were detracting "from the positive and inclusive sentiment that (the campaign) set out to deliver". "L'Oréal Paris is committed to tolerance and respect towards all people", a spokesperson to The Jerusalem Post . "Israel = Pharoah. Both are child murderers". Khan who describes herself as being a "champion of diversity" wrote on her Instagram feed a week ago that she was " proud " to be included in L'Oreal's latest campaign.

Culture&Arts Thousands gather at church to remember Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan
Author: 0 Thousands gather at church to remember Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan

Kay Duffy, O'Riordan's former housekeeper, was among those who arrived at the funeral home ahead of the removal. "She was a star that shone bright from the very beginning", he added. Addressing the large congregation at the outset, Bishop Leahy said: "In blessing the remains of Dolores O'Riordan here in St. Joseph's Church in Limerick today, I am conscious that, while millions across the world have been shocked by the sad news of her death, today is Limerick's public moment to bid farewell".

Culture&Arts Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years
Author: 0 Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years

Cosby, of course, has been keeping a low profile since facing the flurry of sexual assault claims, though he made a public appearance on January 10 at a Philadelphia restaurant and answered a few questions from reporters. There, he shook the hand of a female reporter and joked with her, 'Please, don't put me on MeToo, ' in reference to the ongoing movement of women speaking out against their past experiences of sexual harassment and abuse.

Culture&Arts John Cena In Talks To Feature In 'Duke Nukem' Movie
Author: 0 John Cena In Talks To Feature In 'Duke Nukem' Movie

No director or writer has been approached yet for the movie. After a long and troubled development cycle, the latest entry in the video game franchise, Duke Nukem Forever, was released in 2011 and garnered a mediocre reception from critics .

Culture&Arts S.Africa's ruling ANC confirms discussing Zuma exit
Author: 0 S.Africa's ruling ANC confirms discussing Zuma exit

South Africa's ruling party confirmed Monday that discussions were underway on President Jacob Zuma's departure from office, possibly signalling the coming end to his scandal-tainted nine-year reign. The party executive "discussed this matter. there will be interaction between officials, President Zuma and (party) president Ramaphosa", ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule told reporters.

Culture&Arts Peter Jackson To Direct First World War Feature Documentary
Author: 0 Peter Jackson To Direct First World War Feature Documentary

The Academy Award-winning director, famed for his adaptations of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit , spent months in the Imperial War Museum - which jointly commissioned the film - watching original World War One footage. Jackson's movie, announced Monday, is among dozens of artworks commissioned by British cultural bodies to commemorate 100 years since the final year of the 1914-18 war.

Culture&Arts Peter Dinklage: It's a ideal time to end Game of Thrones
Author: 0 Peter Dinklage: It's a ideal time to end Game of Thrones

The final season of Game of Thrones already has fans of the series in their feelings about its imminent end but it appears that it's not just viewers who will miss dispatches from Westeros. Dinklage confirmed that they were now around halfway through filming. It's the flawless time to end it. Granted, he says "I believe" there's no room in Game of Thrones' spinoffs for him, but he does sound like he's pretty done with answering the question in the first place.

Culture&Arts Shutdown continues into work week as Senate talks drag on
Author: 0 Shutdown continues into work week as Senate talks drag on

The US Government has shut down and, predictably, the media has piled into Donald Trump with talk of chaos and confusion at the sharp end of American politics. Democrats cut a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who agreed to pass a separate immigration bill that would protect Dreamers from being deported.

Culture&Arts Cop Instructed Recruit to Shoot Black Minors Caught Smoking Weed
Author: 0 Cop Instructed Recruit to Shoot Black Minors Caught Smoking Weed

Shaw also lamented that he couldn't shoot more people of color, writing in a Facebook message, "What has policing come to when all you can shoot are white people and injured deer". "He is not a racist in any sense of the word". A former assistant police chief out of Louisville, Kent., is under fire after sending several racist messages to a police recruit, including one urging him to shoot Black youth caught smoking marijuana.

Culture&Arts Nicole Kidman wins SAG for 'Big Little Lies'
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman wins SAG for 'Big Little Lies'

I've been working since I was 14 years old. Kidman spoke passionately about how great it felt to receive such a high honor "at this stage in my life. and at this time in the industry", referencing the #MeToo and Time's Up campaigns. Stone, who along with her Orange Is the New Black cast members was nominated for best comedy ensemble, is expecting her first child with partner Jack Manning Bancroft.

Culture&Arts Abby Lee Miller I'm Feeling Lighter For My Early Prison Release
Author: 0 Abby Lee Miller I'm Feeling Lighter For My Early Prison Release

DANCE Moms villain Abby Lee Miller , who is six months into a one-year jail term, has posted a photo on Instagram which shows the dance teacher's staggering 45kg weight loss. Miller previously told PEOPLE , "I made mistakes and I trusted people , but ultimately I have to take responsibility". "I did so with grace, the stories you read about me been a princess are untrue", she said.

Culture&Arts After 90 year wait, Minnie Mouse gets her Hollywood moment
Author: 0 After 90 year wait, Minnie Mouse gets her Hollywood moment

The 20-piece collection includes handbags, small leather goods, ready-to-wear and specialty items - all infusing signature Coach silhouettes reimagined with vintage-inspired Disney patches and Minnie Mouse's favorite polka dots. " Minnie Mouse is a woman of the ages and her iconic status makes her a great addition to our Walk of Fame!" Donald Duck, Tinker Bell, Snow White and other Disney characters were immortalized on the Walk of Fame before Minnie.

Culture&Arts Polish doctor living in United States since age 5 detained, faces deportation
Author: 0 Polish doctor living in United States since age 5 detained, faces deportation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents came to Niec's house last week and took him away to jail in handcuffs. "This is a man who's needed in the community and not detained in Calhoun County Jail", Niec-Villaire said. 'Now, they're using this expunged case that's stamped non-public record against him, ' Niec-Villaire told WWMT . Lukasz Niec pictured with his sister, Iwona Niec-Villaire.