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Culture&Arts AT&T is giving $1000 bonuses to 200000 employees after tax bill
Author: 0 AT&T is giving $1000 bonuses to 200000 employees after tax bill

Another benefit of the tax bill for Hollywood is something that was not included: a provision that would have required advertising expenses to be amortized over years instead of being able to deduct them all at once. It's no accident that telecoms and banks are prominent among the companies announcing these bonuses: those two industries make out especially well in the new tax law.

Culture&Arts Apple confirms software updates affected the performance of older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple confirms software updates affected the performance of older iPhones

Apple has confessed: It quietly put a throttle into older model iPhones - 6, 6s, and SE - to keep their CPUs sedated and to hence stop their doddering batteries from suddenly fainting. "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6 , iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions", the company said this week.

Culture&Arts Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5 manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40
Author: 0 Jordan Feldstein, Maroon 5 manager and Jonah Hill's brother, dies at 40

Jordan was CEO and founder of Career Artist Management (CAM), a leading management firm in Beverly Hills, California, that was recognized for being a proactive and energetic force in the entertainment industry. One of his wives was Clint Eastwood's daughter, Francesca Eastwood , whom he secretly married in Las Vegas in 2013 . They told the Associated Press that Feldstein called 911 after experiencing shortness of breath.

Culture&Arts Meghan Trainor Gets Engaged To Daryl Sabara On Her 24th Birthday
Author: 0 Meghan Trainor Gets Engaged To Daryl Sabara On Her 24th Birthday

I'm still in shock. "I never felt sexy with guys before". Singer Meghan Trainor has shared the news of her engagement with a touching Instagram video . Actress Chloë Grace Moretz introduced the couple. "Or love? Whatever, '" Meghan told Chelsea Handler on her talk show. The man got down on one knee while they were in a Christmas lights tunnel and as you can only imagine, Meghan was so overwhelmed that she started crying her eyes out.

Author: 0 Mariah Carey Set to Return to 'Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve'

The 47-year-old entertainer suffered a major technical malfunction and was accused of lip-syncing during her performance on ABC's New Year's Rockin' Eve last year. "All I can say is Dick Clark was an incredible person and I was lucky enough to work with him when I first started in the music business", Carey told Entertainment Weekly .

Culture&Arts Intruders at NASCAR team owner's home had military-style weapons
Author: 0 Intruders at NASCAR team owner's home had military-style weapons

Childress told authorities he fired in the direction of the suspects, who had their faces mostly covered, before they escaped, ESPN reported . According to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, Childress was home at the time of the alleged break in and fired gunshots on the suspects before they fled the scene.

Culture&Arts Special Christmas Eve evening services
Author: 0 Special Christmas Eve evening services

This service features Christ Church Brass Ensemble, Cathedral Handbell Choir, Sanctuary Choir, Organist Steve Brown, and congregational carols by candlelight. Christmas Eve service , 7 p.m., December 24, at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, 409 Columbia Ave., Williamstown; service will be led by Rev. Gene Sheppard; come celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with us; public is invited.

Culture&Arts There's A Petition To Remove Matt Damon From 'Ocean's 8'
Author: 0 There's A Petition To Remove Matt Damon From 'Ocean's 8'

Sandra Bullock takes the lead this time around as the sister of Clooney's Danny Ocean character, and she recruits sneaky criminals (played by Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Awkwafina) to plan a jewelry heist during the annual Met Gala.

Author: 0 Royal wears offensive brooch to meet Meghan Markle

This isn't the first time Princess Michael has been accused of racism. While it isn't clear whether or not the princess wore the brooch to deliberately insult the future princess, it is clear that this isn't the first time Princess Michael has been involved in some side-eye worthy behavior when it comes to race.

Culture&Arts Americans Hold Favorable View of US Economy, But Not Trump
Author: 0 Americans Hold Favorable View of US Economy, But Not Trump

The tax plan that Republicans are soon expected to pass has grown more unpopular in the last two months, with almost two-thirds of Americans believing it's designed mostly to help corporations and the wealthy, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll .

Culture&Arts Man says he'll 'do whatever it takes to be with Katy Perry'
Author: 0 Man says he'll 'do whatever it takes to be with Katy Perry'

Judge Mindy Glazer detailed the case against Pawel Jurski , who was arrested early Thursday in Miami , in a bond hearing Thursday afternoon. The defendant allegedly entered a restricted backstage area at the American Airlines Arena in Miami on Wednesday night (December 20), attempting to rush the stage while Katy was performing, according to a police report .

Culture&Arts Palin's son charged after allegedly beating his father
Author: 0 Palin's son charged after allegedly beating his father

Track was arrested on domestic violence charges, including assault in the fourth degree, interfering with a domestic violence report and misconduct involving weapons charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated. Todd told police he had armed himself with a pistol and was prepared to "protect his family". He took a plea deal that led to some of the charges being dismissed and he pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm while intoxicated which is deemed to be a misdemeanour - in the USA the ...

Culture&Arts Britney Spears Added To 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Author: 0 Britney Spears Added To 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve

Her performance on New Year's Rockin' Eve will also commence the final leg of her " Britney: Piece of Me " show. Britney Spears will end her Las Vegas residency with a special performance on New Year's Eve. Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy will host the show, while singer and songwriter, Ciara will host the Los Angeles broadcast. Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he made a decision to juxtapose his love of web design and music.

Culture&Arts A mother accidentally puts 'Elf on the Shelf' in oven
Author: 0 A mother accidentally puts 'Elf on the Shelf' in oven

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND , she apparently thought, before tossing Elfis into the oven with the intention of moving him later that day. Mease explained on Facebook that she hid the elf in the oven after her kids Gray and Ily realized he had been sitting in the same spot for a few weeks.

Author: 0 Apple admits slowing down old iPhone models with flagging batteries

Geekbench went on to explain that it believes Apple has introduced this measure to prevent spontaneous shutdowns that affected the iPhone 6 and 6s earlier this year. Two of the top reasons were features you might expect to draw upgraders. iPhone 7 was the first to be water resistant and the first to have a dual camera system.

Culture&Arts Cardi B nearly quit music after collaboration snub
Author: 0 Cardi B nearly quit music after collaboration snub

Cardi B thanked Taylor on Instagram, saying the flowers were 'sooo attractive and lovely, ' and telling her, ' I freaking love your music'. Cardi is getting ready to drop her debut solo album sometime next year and we can't wait to find out what else she has in store for us! Cardi previously told Rolling Stone that she already had about seven songs that she wanted to put on the album, but "I wonder if a month from now, I'm going to change my mind".

Culture&Arts Rajya Sabha adjourned till Wednesday
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha adjourned till Wednesday

The release of all 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam accused and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's alleged derogatory remarks against Singh had led to the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. "The House should be adjourned till a solution is found", he said, adding that the Congress members do not want to enter the Well to force adjournment.