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Jackie Robinson Honored with Statue at Dodger Stadium

Campanis and Jackie Robinson were close friends until Robinson's death from a heart attack in 1972, their friendship dating to their days as Dodgers minor leaguers in Montreal in 1946. This is an issue that has been recognized league wide, and there are a variety of reasons why it has happened, but having fewer recognizable faces is a possible reason for the lack of African-American youth getting drawn into the game.

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Washington Post, NY Times win Pulitzers for work on Trump, Putin

Other winners included an worldwide consortium of more than 300 reporters on six continents exposing the so-called Panama Papers, detailing the hidden infrastructure and global scale of offshore tax havens used by the high and mighty. The Salt Lake Tribune staff for reports revealing the mistreatment of sexual assault victims at Brigham Young University. Editorial Writing: Art Cullen , The Storm Lake Times .

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Drake's surprise performance at Coachella 2017

What'd U think, Perezcious readers?! Gaga seemed aware of the chilly reaction and used the festival to premiere a new song that returns to the solid 80s-themed pop that's worked for her before. What, like she wasn't going to give fans some kind of extra treat during her Coachella performance? The song is now available on iTunes, but what festival goers will likely be putting on repeat is footage of the stripped down medley Gaga performed of "Edge of Glory", " Speechless ", "You & I" ...

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Lady Gaga Making Coachella Music Festival History

Gaga seemed aware of the chilly reaction and used the festival to premiere a new song that returns to the solid 80s-themed pop that's worked for her before. After a brief musical interlude, Gaga returned to the stage with a more vibrant ensemble highlighted by a multicolored, sequin-studded get-up plus production and lighting design to match for the pop anthem " Born This Way ", her 2011 chart-topping mega-hit.

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Official Star Wars Animated Short Films Coming This Year

She had a natural ability, mostly because her father was a high-ranking officer in the Empire. The Last Jedi panel gave away just enough to whip the audience into a frenzy without spoiling who Rey's (Daisy Ridley) parents are or revealing much at all about the plot.

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Fate of the Furious Has Biggest Worldwide Opening Ever

Even if we take into account the earnings from the extended weekend, the movie came second to Furious 7. Counting the movie's Global release, in 63 regions including China too, the movie is all set to become the biggest worldwide debut of all times, beating the collections of superhit movies like " Star Wars: The Force Awakens " and " Jurassic World ".

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey goes right to work on first day

He insisted that he holds all the people I high esteem. Bentley was frequently photographed at a variety of economic development announcements both before and after the scandal that ended his leadership Monday. Browder, the former Democratic congressman, legislator and secretary of state, said Alabama was first established as a safe haven for commercial plantations, and effective governance has rarely been a priority.

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Cost of damage in 'Fast and Furious' movies totals over United States dollars 500M

Heading into the weekend, most analysts expected the film would roar past the $100 million mark, instead of inch over the line. It would also surpass such other box-office monsters as Jurassic World (US$524.9 million) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (US$483.2 million).

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Italy plucks 2000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

German NGO Jugend Rettet, which took part in the rescue operations on Saturday, said 3,000 people had been plucked to safety during a particularly busy day due to the fine Spring weather in the Mediterranean. Some 97 migrants are missing in that incident. The launch of Operation Triton in 2014 shifted the focus of European Union efforts in the Southern Mediterranean from Search and Rescue (SAR) to border control.

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'Fear the Walking Dead' renewed for season 4 on AMC

Fear The Walking Dead will return to AMC on June 4th for its third season, and we're extremely excited to find out what will happen next. "We're very excited to continue the journey of Fear The Walking Dead, and truly look forward to working with the talented team of Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, and Scott Gimple", said AMC programming president Joel Stillerman in a statement released to announce the news.

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Women's leaders start to thin at Boston Marathon

The people they helped, the runners they urged to move along, the terrified spectators who were visiting Boston for the first time on that day, were moved to safety by Day, Contee and hundreds of other Boston Marathon volunteers. In 2014, Hall set her sights on qualifying for the Boston Marathon , the ultimate accomplishment for most marathoners. And while those Beacon Street miles are noticeably downhill, Ward is hoping the steady upward trend of his career continues apace ...

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'Fate of the Furious' success fueled by worldwide moviegoers

Furious 8 will eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens at $529-M to boast the biggest worldwide opening of all-time, thus posting the top global launch of all-time, surpassing Jurassic World at $316.7-M. Along with Vin, the film also stars Dwayne Johnson , Jason Statham , Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and many more. There's one caveat: " Force Awakens " didn't have the benefit of opening in the world's second largest movie market, China, until a month after it was initially released.

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Lady Gaga filming scenes for A Star is Born at Coachella

This will mark the third remake of A Star Is Born , which originally came out in 1937. The plot of Cooper's Star is Born will follow the same rise-decline plot of the former adaptations. Cooper is making his directorial debut in the latest remake of the film that famously chronicles the story of an up-and-coming starlet who struggles to break into the entertainment world with guidance from an industry veteran on the way down.

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Gina Rodriguez will be voicing Carmen Sandiego

Fresh from signing on for the Miss Bala remake, Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez is set to lend her voice to the title character in Netflix's upcoming animated series Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Can she outrun the Netflix binge watchers? The franchise eventually expanded to books and the aforementioned educational game show that ran from 1991 to 1995.

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Alex Jones' Lawyer Calls His Client a 'Performance Artist'

That said, Jones has become a notable figure in conservative media, and if his own attorney describes his client as "a performance artist" - effectively characterizing Jones' freakish persona as a fictional "character" - that's an important acknowledgement for the public to be aware of.

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Clashes break out at Trump rally in Berkeley, California

Police had erected a light, neon-orange plastic barricade at the park between the two sides to separate the groups and were collecting sticks, flagpoles and other objects that protesters had brought, which were banned at the park in advance of the protest.

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Turkish vote on death penalty would 'break with European values'

He is one of the 25 million or so Turks who voted Yes in the referendum on extending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's executive powers. Both the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP ) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP ) said they would challenge the results from most of the ballot boxes due to alleged violations.

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'Fate of the Furious' Races Toward Record Global Debut

However, it's still No. 1 in the country and should remain there over the next few weeks until Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 rocks the domestic box office with its projected $150 million debut. Starring Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez and Dwayne Johnson , " The Fate of the Furious " centres around a mysterious woman who seduces Dom into the world of terrorism.

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A year on, few answers from probe into Prince's death

While returning to Minneapolis , Prince's private plane makes an emergency landing in Moline, Ill., about 1:15 a.m. after he overdoses on opioids, according to a source. TMZ also reports that the late musician may have used an alias - Peter Bravestrong - to fill his prescriptions. The search warrants don't reveal the outcome of the email searches.

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Residents urged to be on alert for Facebook murder suspect

The victim's family said they're in disbelief. A Facebook spokesperson said that the murder was not broadcast live on Facebook, as previously reported . Police say the suspect vehicle is a white Ford Fusion . Anybody with information is urged to call 911 immediately. The post U.S. Police Declares Man Who Broadcast Deadly Shooting On Facebook "Wanted" appeared first on 360Nobs.com.

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Lady Gaga Drops Surprise Single 'The Cure' After Electrifying Coachella 2017 Performance

Gaga was dressed in a black police hat and a leather trench coat as she kicked off her set with Scheibe from her Born This Way album. And Jackson revealed that Gaga is "up for anything" for her headline set, but refused to divulge any more information about her highly anticipated performance.

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United Airlines will refund ticket fares for all Flight 3411 passengers

Citing the risk of "serious prejudice" to their client, Dr. David Dao , the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago, which runs O'Hare International Airport, to preserve surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists, and other materials related to United Flight 3411.

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Lady Gaga debuts new single "The Cure" during Coachella headline set

The invitation, (which can be viewed in full here), asks for fans to "be in the audience as Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga films scenes on the actual Coachella stages". While the 31-year-old pop icon is busy making head waves in Hollywood, she released a new single, called "The Cure", at the music festival. The first woman in a decade to top the lineup at the premier music event, Lady Gaga unleashed an action-packed spectacle of acrobatic choreography that culminated in confetti, fireballs ...

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Tupac, Joan Baez and Pearl Jam enter Hall of Fame

Speaking exclusively to ABC Radio Friday night, Perry said the support of Journey fans over the years means everything to him. Pearl Jam , the Electric Light Orchestra, Journey , Yes, and the late Tupac Shakur were also among the inductees.

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Star Wars director warns "things are going to get dire"

If you're a fan of Captain Phasma (the chrome plated trooper played by Gwendoline Christie), but were upset at her lack of screentime/action.you're in luck. The film also features returning stars John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong'o Mark Hamill , and Carrie Fisher.

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Kerala: Easter celebrated in state with religious fervour

Originating from the German word "Oster" (New Life Renewal), Easter is the culmination of over two months of dedicated worship. Fagbami said this during his Easter message entitled: "The Dawn of a New Order" at the Basilica of Grace Anglican Church, Apo, in Abuja on Sunday.

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World's oldest person, Emma Morano, dies in Italy at 117

She was born on 29 November, 1899. "She didn't suffer. I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Bava said Saturday. For most of her life, she worked in a jute bag factory until 1954 and then worked in the kitchen of Collegio Santa Maria well past her retirement age.

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Gorillaz announce North American tour, festival appearances galore

The band hasn't toured in seven years. Those who buy tickets after the album's release date, will have instructions emailed to them 7-10 days after purchase. Some of their festival performances have tickets on sale, but connect with their main website to keep updated on when the tickets go on sale . July 10 - Toronto ON - Air Canada Centre +.

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'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever

Another limited offering was the animated film Spark: A Space Tail , which debuted to a miserable $100,000 from 365 theaters for Open Road. Unfortunately for the competition, the " Furious " juggernaut has left all other films in the dust during the Easter long weekend.

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Star Wars: Battlefront II reveal trailer unveiled by EA

Or rise as a new Star Wars hero-iden, an elite Imperial special forces soldier-and discover an emotional and gripping single-player story spanning thirty years. Star Wars Battlefront II has a November 17 release date, and will arrive for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The Last Jedi is due in theaters this December.

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Lady Gaga drops new track and performs Beyonce duet at Coachella

Lady Gaga started out wearing a black trench coat, which she quickly took off to reveal an all black leotard and leggings underneath. The 31-year-old was drafted in to replace pregnant Beyonce as the headliner after she pulled out following her announcement she is expecting twins with husband Jay Z.

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Is Travis Scott using Kylie Jenner to make Tyga jealous?

Close your eyes, Tyga . According to People , Jenner and Travis arrived at the party at 2:45 a.m. and made a beeline straight for the VIP area. As the source already mentions, Kylie Jenner has confided in her sisters, trying to make sense of her mood swings, who've all told her that it's not odd to feel that way after a breakup with a partner of more than two years - she'd eventually get over it, her siblings assured.

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The Sneaky Way Lady Gaga Is Pulling Double Duty at Coachella

The pink hat note is a reference to Gaga's latest album, Joanne , a rock/country-infused record. "I love you guys so much". Lady Gaga played her first Coachella after original headliner Beyonce canceled on doctors' orders as she expects twins.

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Lady Gaga debuts single at music festival

Gaga seized upon the spotlight to introduce a new song, " The Cure ", that is built off an unadorned R&B rhythm before rising into a pop chorus with the lines, "If I can't find the cure , I'll fix you with my love ". Beyonce was already dazzled at the Grammys being pregnant, performing at the Coachella Festival became even more improbable. "This performance is really going to be for Coachella ".

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Listen to Lady Gaga's New Song "The Cure"

The hit maker is gearing up in making a follow-up since there is no definite hint that " The Cure " will click. Lady Gaga has found a way to kill two birds with one stone through her Coachella gig. The new single doesn't appear to be tied to the upcoming Star Is Born remake, which is scheduled for a Sep. Now it's Coachella season and now the singer has randomly made a decision to debut a new song called " The Cure ".


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