Streep demands an apology from Karl Lagerfeld over Oscar dress misunderstanding.
Taking a cue from her character in “The Devil Wears Prada,” Meyrl Streep condescendingly demands an apology from couture legend, #Karl Lagerfeld for an apparent misunderstanding over the dress she is to wear to the Oscars ceremony Sunday. In her best Miranda Priestly fashion, Streep publicly criticized the head designer and creative director of the Chanel fashion house because he claimed she had backed out of plans to wear his designer gown on Hollywood’s biggest night. It seems Lagerfeld received information that Streep wanted to cancel the order due to the fact that another fashion house had offered to pay her to wear their #Oscar dress.
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In an interview aired on Saturday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer discussing the claim by The New York Times that some of their journalists and others were banned from attending his daily briefing.
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Tom Perez was elected chairman of the DNC on Saturday after two rounds of balloting.
It took two rounds of voting Saturday to choose who would lead the #dnc into the next era. #tomperez came out the victor beating out Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, who had been his main rival. Crossing the threshold of 218 ballots, Perez received 235 votes. Getting back to basics and turning the Democratic Party around are two goals he feels confident he can accomplish as the new chairman. He also issued a warning to conservatives that the new Democratic party would take the fight to POTUS Trump, and win elections from school board to the Senate. These are some ambitious goals for a party that’s been on suicide watch ever since Hillary’s campaign and election failure.
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U.S. military advisors fight alongside Iraqi forces in the battle to reclaim Mosul from ISIS.
On Thursday, Iraqi forces, helped by U.S. #Military Advisors, gained access to a huge military base outside of Mosul. This includes the city’s airport as well as control of the runway. Heavy fire exchange with #ISIS was reported. Mosul is Iraq’s second-largest city. Earlier this week to drive IS from Mosul, a major assault was implemented which included a two-pronged advance. Thursday was the first time Iraqi special forces joined the fight for western Mosul. This played a key role in securing the eastern half of the city. Military officials have confirmed that an undisclosed number of U.S. servicemen have suffered battle injuries.
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Shore restaurant participates in ‘Day Without Immigrants’ – thetimesherald.com
Day Without Immigrants protest brings serious consequences to those who skipped work.
The right to do something doesn’t mean our decision to exercise that right won’t come without serious consequences. Many of the participants in the #Day Without Immigrants #Protest on Thursday have learned this lesson the hard way. Over 100 of those who skipped #work were fired from their jobs. Restaurants and day care centers in states like Florida had the most firings. Bradley Coatings Incorporated, a commercial painting company, laid off nearly 20. Robert Peal, the company’s attorney, verified that employees were warned that they may be terminated if they skipped work on Thursday to protest, but 18 chose to do so anyway.
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Rain-soaked California expecting more storms and flooding into next week.
After years of record drought, #California is now getting more #rain than she can handle. Southern California #Storms on Friday unloaded 10 inches, and Saturday left tens of thousands without power and killed at least five people. The rain left its trail of destruction with flooded highways, downed power lines, and sinkholes. Santa Barbara county has seen more than seven inches of rain in two days, according to the National Weather Service. Parts of Ventura country had more than six inches. Northern California already soaked since January is expecting extra stress on levees, dams, rivers, creeks and streams.Residents are being advised to prepare for flooding and possible evacuations. Officials continue to keep an eye on the Oroville Dam after last week’s concerns.