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SC: Congress shall convene on martial law only to revoke, extend

SC: Congress shall convene on martial law only to revoke, extend

MANILA, Philippines – Congress is constitutionally required to convene on martial law only if it will revoke or extend the proclamation, the Supreme Court (SC) en banc has ruled.

In a unanimous decision announced on Tuesday, July 25, the High …

by July 26, 2017 0 comments News
David Mamet Doesn’t Want to Hear From You. Do Other Playwrights?

David Mamet Doesn’t Want to Hear From You. Do Other Playwrights?

Got something to say about a play? Not in the theater, please.

At least that’s what David Mamet insists. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright stipulated recently that no talkbacks could be held within two hours of a performance of any of …

by July 25, 2017 0 comments News
Lakers reportedly express interest in Derrick Rose

Lakers reportedly express interest in Derrick Rose

The Los Angeles Lakers weren’t planning on making any major moves this summer after drafting Lonzo Ball out of UCLA with the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. The team is focused on building around Ball and Brandon …

by July 22, 2017 0 comments News
Turkey and Greece hit by strong earthquake: two dead and 100 injured – latest

Turkey and Greece hit by strong earthquake: two dead and 100 injured – latest

Michael Heckmann from Germany is on holiday on the Greek island of Kos with his wife and four children, aged 10, eight, five and one. They are staying in the Blue Lagoon hotel on the north of the island, about …

by July 21, 2017 0 comments News
Kermit the Frog voice actor fires back at Disney over his termination

Kermit the Frog voice actor fires back at Disney over his termination

Following the news that Disney has fired the longtime voice of Kermit the Frog, the actor is determined to shed light on the circumstances of his exit. Steve Whitmire went into detail on Monday about the specifics of his ongoing …

by July 19, 2017 0 comments News
Third Republican senator indicates he might oppose revised health-care bill

Third Republican senator indicates he might oppose revised health-care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 17, 2017. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

A third Republican senator angrily indicated Monday he might oppose his party’s health-care bill in an upcoming showdown vote, a threat that could …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
Monsta X Beautiful In New York

Monsta X Beautiful In New York

A small line began to form across the street from the Playstation Theater, quietly waiting in anticipation for the show to come the following night. Dedicated fans of the immensely popular Korean pop group Monsta X gathered despite the increasing …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
Interview: Kristian Bush Discusses Infectious New Single, ‘Sing Along’

Interview: Kristian Bush Discusses Infectious New Single, ‘Sing Along’

Photo courtesy of BBR Music Group and used with permission

Singer/songwriter Kristian Bush is known in Nashville circuits as the master of lyric and melody. Since exploding onto the scene more than a decade ago with Jennifer Nettles in Sugarland, …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
The Vel d’Hiv roundup: 75 years on, a survivor remembers

The Vel d’Hiv roundup: 75 years on, a survivor remembers

© Mehdi Fedouach, AFP | Sarah Lichtsztejn-Montard shows a photo of herself as a teenager.

Seventy-five years ago, on July 16 and 17 1942, more than 13,000 Jews were arrested in Paris. Some of them were gathered in the Vel

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal false robbery report charge in Rio incident

Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal false robbery report charge in Rio incident

Ryan Lochte has been cleared of falsely communicating a crime to authorities for his role in vandalizing a gas station with three other US swimmers during the Rio Olympics and telling police saying they were robbed at gunpoint.

An appellate …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News