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USA Gymnastics board to quit over Larry Nassar abuse

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Those forced to resign can not return as new board members. The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, in announcing its investigation, said sports organizations "must have mechanisms in place to ensure complete oversight and prevent such abuses from occurring". Read More »

Padmaavat not screened in Aligarh after threats to theatres

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Bhansali's last discharge Bajirao Mastani had made an opening-day accumulation of Rs 12.80 crore net at the Indian film industry. While the CBFC asked for a name change, several states banned the release of the movie. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magum opus Padmaavat finally hit the theatres on Thursday, after facing a lot of controversies, amid tight security. The film is expected to do well in the UK, US, Canada, and Australia, and also benefit from the national holiday. Read More »

Olympic Committee gives USA Gymnastics board 6 days to resign

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Earlier the same day, MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis announced to reporters that he too is leaving the university . "Our campus and beyond have been attacked by evil", Hollis said at a news conference announcing his decision. Walton was sacked, according to the sexual assault counselor, but the players were not reprimanded. For TNT Gymnastics & Fitness gym, they told us it takes a village to create a safe and supportive environment. Read More »

Weather Authority: Mild and breezy start to the weekend

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A few snow showers could push into the mountains for Monday , while the Upstate would just see a few showers. Skies clear Sunday night with overnight lows near -20°C. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Scattered showers and some snow will affect the region again on Friday. Clouds should return for Wednesday , spoiling the opportunity locally for viewing the pre-dawn lunar eclipse, with rain and perhaps some storms a good bet for next Thursday. Read More »

New England Women's boss Neville deletes Twitter account

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It had been well documented that numerous candidates the FA could have preferred to appoint who have a background in women's soccer had pulled themselves out of consideration . With AP Photos.Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville has been hired as manager of England's women's team. The late Neville Neville, a former Bolton league cricketer, served as his sons' agent. Read More »

Special Look: Elton John, James Corden Attend Grammy Awards Rehearsals

In advance of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards , here is a guide to your most burning questions, including when they are and who holds the most awards in history. Out of all the other categories that I mention, I feel that this one is the hardest one to predict because each of these albums are praised by critics and loved by most R&B fans. Read More »

The 2018 Grammys will be produced and curated by AI robots

At this year's Grammys , they will perform a tribute to victims killed at live concerts , which the award show said is part of its commitment to focus on music from the past year. Best Rap Album has the strongest nominee list in years, with no sales-driven, low-quality album to drag the genre down (I'm looking at you, Iggy Azalea). Read More »

'Padmaavat' not screened in Rajasthan amid Karni Sena shutdown

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Despite this, the Multiplex Association of India , a trade organization representing 75% of multiplex operators, advised its members in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Goa not to release the film until the situation calms down. If there is freedom to express oneself in the nation and we will too express that right". "Mostly, people have found it wise to take a back seat now and give the troublesome situation a day or two and then take a decision about watching the film in cinema ... Read More »

Meijer executive suggested as next MSU president

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Nassar", Feinstein wrote, saying the findings hsould include recommendations from subject-matter experts to reform the school's student-athlete program. This past week, more than 160 survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse gave voice to the trauma they suffered. With the pressure mounting and the NCAA opening an investigation of Michigan State over the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal, Simon decided that it was time to step down. Read More »

Australian Open. Marin Cilic's dream continue!

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Marin Cilic feels he is in "really good" shape to avoid more grand-slam final agony after easing past Kyle Edmund to break new ground at the Australian Open . Cilic carried his momentum into the third set and really should have won it but Nadal showed typical powers of resistance before coming through a topsy-turvy tie-break. Read More »

Oscar nominations full of snubs and surprises

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Next to The Dark Knight and The Incredibles, this is the third superhero movie to ever be nominated for an award outside of technical categories such as visual effects , sound, and whatnot. Interestingly, only female actors introduced this year's Oscar nominations . The debutante filmmaker - the only woman nominee, who was snubbed at the Golden Globes along with "Wonder Woman"'s Patty Jenkins , found a mention at the round table of directors . Read More »

Trump solar tariffs will hurt solar industry, cost thousands of jobs

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So increasing the cost of solar panels for the majority of United States solar companies will have a negative impact on workers that install, operate, and fix solar equipment. President Donald Trump imposing duties on foreign-made solar equipment comes as India considers its own protections from overseas supplies after becoming China's biggest solar panel export market a year ago. Read More »

Sanchez denies Henry told him to quit Arsenal

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Lukaku made a stellar start to life at the Manchester club, scoring 11 times in his first 10 games but the goals have since dried up for the Belgian worldwide. "I'm doing a fantastic job - my players the same". The Germany global is out of contract in the summer and the playmaker can leave on a free transfer - or for a cut-price fee this month. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas led charge against Kevin Love during team meeting

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LeBron James entered the game needing only seven points to become only the seventh (and youngest) player in National Basketball Association history to score 30,000 points or more in a career. Teague's contract is not done until the end of 2019-20 season. On the night, the four-time MVP finished with a team-high 28 points on 10-for-28 shooting, adding nine boards, seven assists and a block. Read More »

Kevin Love Named NBA All-Star Reserve

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They are just 3-7 over their last 10, and only a half-game up on the Heat for third out east. If Lue chooses to go big by putting Tristan Thompson back at center and sliding Love to power forward, Crowder would be ushered to the second unit. Read More »

Elton John farewell tour will be stopping in Kansas City

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After touring for more than 50 years, his final tour will consist of more than 300 shows over the next three years. "My priorities have changed", John said in a live interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper , explaining his farewell. He became " violently ill " on a flight back to the United Kingdom in April 2017 and spent two nights in intensive care, resulting in his tour dates for that month and the next being cancelled. Read More »

James Franco shut out of Oscar nominations

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Andrew Rosen, a Toronto-based producer on the film, says he's hopeful the Oscar nomination will expose his film to new audiences. "It feels awesome to know that people not only have seen the film but really feel the film, and feel the experience I was trying to illustrate that's really important to a lot of people. Read More »

Karni Sena open to watching 'Padmaavat' ahead of its release: Kalvi

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I understand he has gone through a lot. "I am so grateful for my studios Sony and Kriarj Entertainment for accepting my decision as they have also put in the money", added Kumar. The SC turned down pleas by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments and refused to modify an earlier order that cleared the decks for the nationwide release of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali flick on January 25. Read More »

Dimitrov Knocked Out by Edmund in Quarterfinals of Australian Open

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Kyrgios has always been touted as a multiple Grand Slam victor and potential future No. 1, but the 22-year-old is still struggling to get closer to the top. "I played a qualifier first round, so I was expected to win". Nick Kyrgios says he's in a much better "head space" than this time previous year when he was booed off court at the Australian Open tennis, and looking forward to what comes next. Read More »

Is Prince Harry inviting Barack Obama to his wedding?

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U.S. actress Meghan Markle had a "fantastic" time during her first Christmas with the royal family at Sandringham, according to her fiancé Prince Harry . He had been asked how Ms Markle found spending Christmas with the royals. In his first interview since leaving office , former President Barack Obama didn't mention President Donald Trump by name, but he really didn't have to: He told his host, Prince Harry , that leaders shouldn't use social media to stoke division. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Hides Baby Bump in Calvin Klein Campaign with the Kardashians

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Kim , Kourtney , and Khloe Kardashian , as well as Kendall and Kylie Jenner are featured in the campaign. In the photos for the campaign, the glamorous crew all strike a pose showing off their figures. The " Keeping Up with the Kardashians " star has been laying low since rumors about her pregnancy came out in mid-September previous year. The multi-month roll out-and A-list stars-is a new tack for the Calvin Klein brand at large, which previously issued just two big seasonal ... Read More »

White House holds briefing amid shutdown, says Trump focused on minimizing harm

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Without a guarantee that the House will take up the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi voted no. The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government is reopened. Congressional families because those bozos, Democrat, Republican or Independent, will get paid. Read More »

Thousands flood Baltimore for women's march

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Woodard urged everyone to register and vote, saying, "the 2018 midterms start now". And you know what that means: Women's March signs. And the other real message is there is no one issue. And they said, yes, of course they are welcome, but they are welcome really on a progressive platform. Women of color and transgender supporters voiced their concern over heightened police presence and reports that attendees would be subjected to random police searches. Read More »

Senate advances bill to reopen federal government

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Both of Texas' Republican senators - John Cornyn and Ted Cruz - voted on Monday to end debate and move forward with reopening the government. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders predicted that operations would return to normal by Tuesday morning. Read More »

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive

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But the Perris case serves as a reminder that California plays it too loosey-goosey when it comes to the welfare and education of home-schooled children. They placed apple and pumpkin pies on the table, let their children look at the food but would not let them eat any of it, Hestrin said. They also taunted them with new toys they were not allowed to touch. Read More »

PM Modi says Union Budget 2018 will favor of 'common man'.

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The World Economic Forum is to meet from January 22 under the broad theme 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World . The evening will also see a ballet performance, while India will host the "welcome reception" with the country's "exquisite cuisine and age-old Yoga heritage as well as the spirit of a young, innovative New India". Read More »

Anti-Trump groups rally, march downtown on day after Women's March

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Marchers packed Grant Street in front of the City-County Building for a rally, then streamed through Downtown along Fifth Avenue to Market Square chanting "This is what democracy looks like". Some of the speakers of the event included Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Cher. Actress Viola Davis speaks at the 2018 Women's March in California. Read More »

Kristen Bell hails 'watershed' moment as she opens SAG awards

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Louis-Dreyfus could not attend the event. While the competition is stiff, it would be great to see the show bring home an award for STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES. "This is beyond honour, this is a place in history". The actor , who recently won a Golden Globe and a Critic's Choice Award for his role in The Disaster Artist , was nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role category. Read More »

Title games: Brady vs. Bortles, then the matchup of backups

It was a insane injury. This is what we worked for - a chance to play in this game right here. Brady finished 26 of 38 for 290 yards and two touchdowns to Amendola for the Patriots (15-3), who'll play the victor of Sunday night's game between Minnesota and Philadelphia in Minneapolis on February 4. Read More »

Zidane fuels Neymar to Madrid speculation

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But Ronaldo rounded off an impressive display from Real at the Bernabeu today that eased pressure on manager Zinedine Zidane . That left them a mammoth 19 points behind eternal rivals Barcelona . But Bale inspired the turnaround, with Nacho and Cristiano Ronaldo also hitting braces, and he received a standing ovation when he was replaced by Lucas Vazquez . Read More »

Viola Davis speaks to 'Me too' moment at LA Women's March

This year, the march comes amid the Me Too and Time's Up campaigns, which have triggered sexual harassment allegations against top players in Hollywood. Signs and speakers are attacking President Donald Trump's immigration policies and other views they consider racist and sexist. This year, he tried a different, more creative approach: attempting to take ownership of the event to push his own agenda. Read More »

Richard Gasquet: 'Federer? I beat him twice, you never know...'

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While Federer will take on 29th seed Richard Gasquet of France, Djokovic will square off with 21st seed Albert Ramos Vinolas of Spain. “The second set was tight. Barty, the world No. 19, prevailed, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 against Belarusian Sabalenka. The 36-year-old enjoyed the good fun with Ferrell as well. The Australian Open has an extreme heat policy but it does not come into effect until the temperature hits 40C, while a decision on whether play continues also depends on the humidity. Read More »

Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn are engaged

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Love is in the air for crooner Ed Sheeran and his longtime girlfriend , Cherry Seaborn . Sheeran and Seaborn were childhood friends and high school classmates. She reportedly lived in NY before moving back to England to be with Sheeran. Yes, that's how the two reconnected and since then there's been no looking back for the two. Read More »