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Life&Culture Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from UNICEF
Author: 0 Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from UNICEF

Meanwhile, Haiti has suspended Oxfam GB operations in the country, as it investigates claims of sexual misconduct by staff in the aftermath of the 2010 natural disaster. If they still did not respond, he would ask someone to send them to him for a "quick word". Save the Children has commissioned a review of its organisation culture, in which it promises to address "any behavioural challenges among senior leadership".

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar, TDE, and SZA sued over
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar, TDE, and SZA sued over "All The Stars" video

After rejecting this offer, Viktor was surprised to see pieces similar to her own show up in the "All of the Stars" music video. According to the docs, they did it anyway, which she calls "both an egregious violation of federal law and an affront to the artist, her livelihood, her legacy and to artists everywhere".

Life&Culture JJ Abrams says the Star Wars: Episode IX screenplay is finished
Author: 0 JJ Abrams says the Star Wars: Episode IX screenplay is finished

But Abrams chose to start from scratch, writing the Episode 9 script alongside Argo screenwriter Chris Terrio . Hamill, known around the world for portraying Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films, will be attending the world premiere of " The Director and the Jedi ", a look into Rian Johnson's process as a new director in the Star Wars universe, SXSW said.

Life&Culture First official look at Iris West suited up on The Flash
Author: 0 First official look at Iris West suited up on The Flash

Iris West-Allen ( Candice Patton ) has a new look as she suits up for the March 13 episode of The CW superhero drama (it's titled, " Run, Iris, Run "). The actress got fans pumped with the official first look of Iris suiting up for the series. The Flash air Tuesdays at 8pm EST on The CW and returns next week with new episodes.

Life&Culture 'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed
Author: 0 'Assault on the poor': S Africa's new budget slammed

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's unpopular maiden budget speech has been met with mixed reactions. It will add R22.9 billion ($2 billion) to revenue every year. He further observes that in terms of budget allocation, social development was fastest growing expense item, followed by interest repayments on debt.

Life&Culture Oscar favourite accused of 'copying' 1969 play — Shape of Water
Author: 0 Oscar favourite accused of 'copying' 1969 play — Shape of Water

Let Me Hear You Whisper , which aired as a TV production almost 50 years ago, is also about a female janitor in a laboratory who bonds with a sea creature whom she attempts to save. "Shape of Water" story lifted from esteemed playwright? Of Kraus being named in the filing, the director said: "He has repeatedly said the he was not influenced by the play".

Life&Culture Brendan Fraser Claims Groping By HFPA President In 2003
Author: 0 Brendan Fraser Claims Groping By HFPA President In 2003

Now, Fraser lives in the woods and is working on his latest project Trust . It would be easy to assume that there was one damning reason why Fraser turned his back on Hollywood, but in reality, the situation is not so simple. "It made me feel reclusive ". 'By the time I did the third Mummy picture in China [in 2008], I was put together with tape and ice.'cause they're small and light and they can fit under your clothes.

Life&Culture Quincy Jones Apologizes For Spilling All The Tea, Daughters G Checked Him
Author: 0 Quincy Jones Apologizes For Spilling All The Tea, Daughters G Checked Him

Celebrity Insider reported last week that the acclaimed producer had some unsavory words for stars such as Richard Pryor , Marlon Brando , Michael Jackson , and The Beatles . "I have learned my lesson", Jones wrote. 'I am an imperfect human & I'm not afraid to say it. He could dance his ass off. It's not too late to say sorry, and Quincy Jones took advantage of that fact following his contentious interview with GQ and Vulture recently.

Life&Culture Research - Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film
Author: 0 Research - Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film

A new study has found that the 100 top grossing films of 2017 saw even fewer female protagonists than the year before, making up just 24 percent, compared to 29 percent in 2016. Furthermore, of the top 100 movies from 2017, 79 percent had 10 or more male characters with lines. What the analysis shows is that men continue to dominate on the big screen.

Life&Culture Chevy Chase kicked during road rage incident in NY
Author: 0 Chevy Chase kicked during road rage incident in NY

Mario Cuomo Bridge, and that he initially believed his auto was hit, WABC-TV reported. State police say Chase, 74, was traveling northbound on I-87 near the Gov. "If I were a lot younger, I'd bust your nose", the former " Saturday Night Live " star told the passenger. Police officers cited the unnamed kicker for second degree harassment with physical contact.

Life&Culture Joss Whedon bows out of Batgirl movie
Author: 0 Joss Whedon bows out of Batgirl movie

James Viscardi of Comicbook and Umberto Gonzalez of The Wrap have voiced their opinions on Whedon's exit from Batgirl on Twitter. While developing the Batgirl movie, Whedon also stepped in to direct Justice League after Zack Snyder left the film during post-production following the death of his daughter.

Life&Culture Rachel McAdams is pregnant with her first baby
Author: 0 Rachel McAdams is pregnant with her first baby

The Notebook star Rachel McAdams is reportedly expecting her first child. The actress, who has always been very private about her personal life, was reportedly spotted canoodling with screenwriter Jamie Linden in 2016, which prompted speculation that they were dating.

Life&Culture Janelle Monae Drops Off Second
Author: 0 Janelle Monae Drops Off Second "Dirty Computer" Single "Django Jane"

A teaser trailer appeared on the musician and actor's YouTube channel last week (February 16), and was also shown before screenings of Black Panther at USA cinemas. Fans will also note a release date (April 27) and album artwork tossed into the mix. In an interview with Beats 1, Monáe opened up about the "extremely vulnerable" album, which is based on a concept she's had prior to her debut The ArchAndriod .

Life&Culture US women back in gold medal game after win over Finland
Author: 0 US women back in gold medal game after win over Finland

Even so, getting to Pyeongchang at all was not a foregone conclusion for this team. In 2014 they created the high performance program to try to change the culture of USA curling from simply self-coached teams players put together themselves to teams formed by the HPP, with the addition of funding for coaches, trainers and even sports psychologists.

Life&Culture Record warmth and on and off showers
Author: 0 Record warmth and on and off showers

Hopefully you managed to enjoy the taste of spring, or more appropriately summer, as some big changes are on the way for the rest of the week. We begin our Wednesday with partly to mostly cloudy skies and very mild temperatures. Sunday through Monday , temperatures range from the upper 50s to mid-60s with only a few isolated showers. Expect the heaviest rain late Saturday afternoon and evening.

Life&Culture Vonn's best chance at gold coming up in Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Vonn's best chance at gold coming up in Olympic downhill

Shiffrin, who won the giant slalom gold here but could only finish fourth in her favoured slalom , was nearly a second back, while another Swiss racer, Wendy Holdener , took bronze at 1.44sec. Scheduling changes at the Winter Olympics bumped up the highly anticipated encounter between Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin . After the race, Shiffrin said she was happy with her Pyeongchang haul of gold and silver .