John Rich speaks out on Lil Nas Xs Old Town Road after Billy Ray Cyrus hops on remix: Let the fans decide

“Let the fans decide. I mean, country music – I go back to guys like Johnny Cash when he showed up in Nashville, they said that is not country music,” the Big & Rich crooner told Kilmeade. “The guy made his records in Memphis where rock and roll was happening – he’s got his hair slicked back, he’s singing about sex, drugs and rock and roll. Johnny Cash, most hardcore lyrics anybody had ever heard – he’s not country – now Johnny Cash, a pillar of country music.” Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Lena Dunham Gets A Massive Neck Tattoo That Says ‘Sick’

Lena Dunham shared a photo of her brand-new ink with Instagram followers on Wednesday.  “Sometimes the thing you’re most scared of being called is the best thing you can call yourself,” Dunham View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) on Apr 2, 2019 at 9:35pm PDT in which the endometrium, the tissue that lines the interior of the uterus, spreads beyond the organ.  total hysterectomy in 2017 in hopes of finding relief from the painful symptoms that accompany endometriosis. Last year, she “My body is mostly healed and every day I find a new bruise on my heart, but today I offer myself gratitude: from the most pained place, I somehow knew to choose myself,” she …

Bill Maher and guest slam George Clooney over call for Beverly Hills Hotel boycott: ‘It’s chickensh– tokenism’

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL BRACES FOR FRESH CELEBRITY BOYCOTT AFTER GEORGE CLOONEY CRITICIzES SULTAN OF BRUNEI OWNER FOR SHARIA LAW “Every single time we stay at or take meetings at or dine at any of these nine hotels we are putting money directly into the pockets of men who choose to stone and whip to death their own citizens for being gay or accused of adultery,” Clooney wrote. But during a “Real Time” panel discussion, Maher said Clooney’s call for a boycott “really bothered” him. “It’s chickens**t tokenism,” Maher said. “What about Saudi Arabia? If you really want to get back to them, stop driving, don’t use oil.” Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Russian academic linked to Flynn denies being spy, says her past contact was used to smear him

Michael Flynn is pictured at a 2014 dinner at the University of Cambridge. (Courtesy of Svetlana Lokhova) “I’m not a Russian spy and I have never worked for the Russian government,” the 38-year old historian and academic said, in an interview first broadcast on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “I believe that General Flynn was targeted and I was used to do it.” Lokhova said the U.K. academic group behind the dinner included American Stefan Halper. The professor, who did not return emails from Fox News seeking comment, is widely reported to be a confidential source in the FBI’s original probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Halper also reached out to Trump campaign aides …

Driver stabbed to death in ‘vicious’ attack

The force is trying to track down three male suspects, “all of slim build”, who were seen leaving the area immediately after the attack at about 14:30 GMT, he added. Skip Twitter post by @LambethMPS In response to the fatal stabbing in #Clapham on Friday and the fatal shooting in #WestNorwood on Wednesday, a Section 60 Stop & Search power has been authorised by DAC Pearson for use between 1400hrs today & 0200hrs on Mon 1st April 2019. Attached map details area covered. pic.twitter.com/6dL1YntTzI — Lambeth MPS – Central South Command (@LambethMPS) March 31, 2019 The Met also urged any witnesses or people with dashcam footage to get in contact. A section 60 order granting police in the area extra …

Most Americans Agree On One Thing About The Mueller Report

Americans’ first reactions to the end of special counsel . But amid those divisions, there’s one broad point of consensus: A significant majority say they want to see the full report released. Mueller announced last Friday that he’d completed his report on the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia. Mueller’s full conclusions have not been made available to the public or even to Congress. In a four-page summary of the report, Attorney General William Barr wrote that What do people think the report means? In the HuffPost/YouGov poll, 18 percent of Americans who’d heard at least something about Mueller’s report said it found that Trump committed crimes, with 29 percent saying it found that others in his campaign committed crimes, and …

There Is No GOP Obamacare Replacement And There Never Has Been

If you’re the sort of person who still believes President ’s promises on Obamacare.” If, however, you’re the sort of person who pays attention to the world around you, you have good reason to believe that Trump’s latest vow to reform the health care system is as as all his others. On the heels of the Justice Department’s announcement Monday that it is fully backing a lawsuit that would ― a decision ― the president has begun making big promises that he and the Republican Party are on the verge of revealing a tremendous new plan that will make American health care great for everybody. “If the Supreme Court rules that Obamacare is out, we’ll have a plan that is …

Elizabeth Warren Says She Believes Lucy Flores’ Account Of Joe Biden Inappropriately Kissing Her

Elizabeth Warren (D) says she believes the account of a former Nevada assemblywoman who said “I read the op-ed last night, I believe Lucy Flores, and Joe Biden needs to give an answer,” Warren told reporters at the New York Magazine’s The Cut written by Flores, in which she accused Biden of touching and kissing the back of her head without her consent in 2014 while Flores was was running for Nevada lieutenant governor: “I believe Lucy Flores,” Castro told reporters. “We need to live in a nation where people can share their truth.” Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Chicago police union wants a federal investigation into Smollett case

(CNN)The Chicago police union again is calling for a federal investigation into State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to determine the extent of her involvement with the Jussie Smollett case. “We’re doubling down on that. We want to make sure that the Justice Department takes a very hard look with that case and what went on today,” he said. Text messages obtained by CNN through an open records request show Smollett family friend Tina Tchen — a former chief of staff for first lady Michelle Obama and a lawyer — reached out to Foxx on February 1. Tchen wrote the family had “concerns about the investigation.” Foxx emailed Tchen saying in part, “Spoke to Superintendent Johnson. I convinced him to (r)each out …

Zoe Saldana thrilled that James Gunn will return for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Zoe Saldana and James Gunn (Getty) “I loved it so much. I’m so proud of her, I’m so proud of Marvel Studios,” she expressed. “I’m also so happy that the public received it and they really supported it, because that was the main part of this whole equation. We need to go and support these movies with female leads in order for our corporations to understand that there is business in investing in female narratives.” JAMES GUNN TO WRITE, DIRECT ‘SUICIDE SQUAD’ SEQUEL FOR WARNER BROS. AND DC “It’s better representative of what America is today,” she said, noting that “Black Panther” was also a great example that diversity on screen pays off. “It’s no longer that shift of, ‘Oh, can …

Israeli researchers say Sodom salt cave is world’s longest

The survey was conducted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a collection of Israeli, Bulgarian and international volunteers. Boaz Langford, a researcher at the university’s Caves Research Center, and Antoniya Vlaykova, a Bulgarian cave explorer from the European Speleological Federation, headed the expedition. “What’s unique about this cave, as opposed to other salt caves in the world, is that it’s the longest in the world,” Langford said, resting in a chamber of the cave dubbed the “Wedding Hall” for its salt stalactites. Langford and Vlaykova said they plan to publish the complete map of the cave in a professional publication in the coming months. There is no official record for the longest salt cave, and such designations are generally …

Lucy Flores: ‘This Isn’t The First Time’ Joe Biden Acted Inappropriately With Women

Lucy Flores responded Sunday to In an op-ed published Friday, Flores did I believe I acted inappropriately.” Flores claimed Biden came up behind her, placed his hands on her shoulders, smelled her hair and kissed the back of her head at a 2014 Democratic campaign event in her state. showing him touching shoulders and, in one infamous instance in 2013, a Flores said part of her motivation to go public with her experience was because Biden’s “behaviors were not being taken very seriously.” Flores, who attended a rally for 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke and supported Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) 2016 presidential bid, has received support for her story from Sanders and additional Democratic candidates including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and …

MPs to vote on part of May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister has already lost two such votes on the full deal by large margins, and Commons Speaker John Bercow had ruled out bringing the same motion back a third time without “substantial” changes. However, the government says a vote on the withdrawal deal alone – the “divorce deal” – will be enough to meet the criteria laid down by EU leaders for the postponement of Brexit from 29 March to 22 May. Brexit: What could happen next? What are MPs doing on Friday? DUP will vote against deal, says Dodds With Labour and the DUP planning to vote against it, the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg said it looked like the prime minister was heading for another loss …

Brexit supporters hold Parliament protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeave supporters have gathered outside Parliament Thousands of Leave supporters have protested at Westminster against the delay to Brexit, on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. Some demonstrators reacted with cheers, while others shouted “shame on you”, as MPs rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement. The March to Leave – which began in Sunderland two weeks ago – arrived in Parliament Square on Friday afternoon. A separate Make Brexit Happen rally, organised by UKIP, was also held. The rally was backed by English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson, who spoke to crowds, along with UKIP leader Gerard Batten. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The …

The Jussie Smollett prosecutor ‘misled the public’ about the dropped felony charges, a lawyers group says

(CNN)Prosecutors who dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett over his report of a hate crime attack “have fundamentally misled the public on the law and circumstances surrounding the dismissal,” an Illinois lawyers group said. Meantime, Chicago’s corporation counsel on Thursday asked Smollett to pay $130,106.15 to cover the cost of the investigation into his claims of an attack. Calls for an investigation grow Smollett, who is black and gay, told police two men attacked him on January 29, yelling racist and homophobic slurs while striking him, police said. Smollett said the incident ended with a noose placed around his neck and bleach poured on him, police said. Chicago police investigated the case as a possible hate crime, then later …

Three-words ‘map’ used in rescue

But the location system has also gained the attention of emergency services and has recently been adopted by Avon and Somerset, Humberside and West Yorkshire police services, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire fire and rescue services and the British Transport Police. It has been used in several other cases, including: A call handler used it to send someone to rescue a victim of sexual assault being held hostage and capture the offender A member of the public used it to locate a remote riverside path where she had found a lost child A taxi driver used it to locate a drunk man lying in a road It was used to pinpoint the exact location of a road accident Related Topics Avon …