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US president Donald Trump claims he likes Saudi Arabians. He declares WHY NOT? In an often televised video clip he sates that Saudi Arabians spent $40-$50 MILLION buying apartments from him - (The White House from Washington, DC - photo)

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi Arabians believed to be ordered by Jared Kushner's friend the Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia - (POMED - photo)

Donald Trump's payoff for supporting the apartheid state of Israel is starting to pay-off. Israel named the Trump Heights town after him. What is to follow, Trump Hotels, office buildings, golf courses and resorts in Israel? Stay tuned...

 

Arthur James Balfour assassinated the Palestinians. He was the British statesman and Conservative Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1902 to 1905. As Foreign Secretary under David Lloyd George, he issued the Balfour Declaration in November 1917 on behalf of the cabinet

 

Donald Trump and former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton support RACIST Israel... THE BABY KILLERS - Graffiti such as "Die Arab Sand-Niggers!" is often sprayed on Palestinian houses by Israeli settlers. Location: Hebron, West Bank, Palestine - American politicians including Hillary Clinton support Israel and their murdering, racist practices - (CPT-Hebron photo)

 

The US government supports Israel's theft of Palestinian land, businesses and occupation while murdering its people. For justice many call for sanctions and a BOYCOTT of Israel's products - (Takver Photo)

The conspiracy to create Israel.

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The Secret of the Seven Sisters - Four men devising a scheme to take over the Middle East for their OIL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3tGUjGl8AA

 

America's BAD ASS MIDGET Advisor John Bolton is a supporter of Israel - (White House - Photo)

 

Early Americans celebrated their slaughter of Indians and stealing their land by creating Independence Day (from England) - Spirit of '76 by Archibald MacNeal Willard, 1875

 

America's New Puppet: The US Gov supports Juan Guaidó, an individual who communicates with Israel - (CPT-Hebron photo)

 

 

 

 

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FIFA NEWS: Ten candidates revealed for FIFA Puskás Award - August, 2019
Who will succeed 2018’s winner Mohamed Salah in taking home the coveted crown this year? The ten-goal shortlist for the best goal of the year has been revealed. Voting is open until Monday 1 September (at midnight CET)

Business - L.A. Agency Joint PR Lights Up the Cannabis Marketing Scene - August, 2019
Two powerhouse publicists from the tech and business space join forces to launch a woman-owned cannabis communications agency - The Joint PR founders recognized the need for experienced and innovative marketing and communications agencies catering to up-and-coming cannabis brands and saw an opportunity to offer a viable service to this evolving space

Business - Mainland China and U.S. Continue to Drive Global Travel - August, 2019
Origins, released today, turns its lens on where international travelers originate. Mainland China has jumped from No. 7 in 2009 to No. 2 today, behind only the United States in terms of the number of travelers to overseas destinations

Entertainment BIZ - Disney’s D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim August 23–25 - August, 2019
Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu Bring Streaming Magic - Disney+ to Give First Public Preview of App Experience, Star-Studded Hall D23 Showcase Hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown, and Sneak Peek Screening of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

NBA NEWS - NBA unveils 2019-20 game and national television schedules - August, 2019
In an effort to present national television games to the largest possible audience, the NBA worked closely with its teams and domestic broadcast partners to schedule earlier start times for doubleheaders. This season, 12 of TNT’s 31 doubleheaders and 22 of ESPN’s 36 doubleheaders will tip off at 7:30/10 p.m. ET or 7/9:30 p.m. ET instead of 8/10:30 p.m. ET.

Business - CTA: Even Delayed Tariffs Mean Consumer Pain, Business Uncertainty - August, 2019
“The president is right to address China’s forced technology transfer and theft of intellectual property, but retaliatory tariffs are bad economic policy in the short and long term. The administration’s legally dubious trade war is compromising America’s global leadership. This is the biggest economic mistake since the passage of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act in 1930, which sent our country spiraling into the Great Depression

Business - CBS and Viacom to Combine - August, 2019
Creates a leading global, multiplatform, premium content company, positioned to be one of the most important content producers and providers in the world - Portfolio of powerful consumer brands spanning all content categories and demographics - Iconic library of 140,000+premium TV episodes and 3,600+ film titles - Production capabilities across five continents, including more than 750 series ordered to or in production - One of a few major film studios operating on a global basis - Among the biggest content spenders in the industry, with more than $13 billion spent in the last 12 months

Entertainment BIZ - Hope Solo to Join beIN SPORTS - August, 2019
As Co-host of New Show “Weekend Winners” - Hope will be co-hosting a new show, “Weekend Winners” alongside veteran beIN SPORTS journalist, Jeremy St. Louis. The weekly show will premiere on Monday, August 19th at 7 PM ET/ 4 PM PT on beIN SPORTS

IT & Business - Industry’s First 108Mp Image Sensor for Smartphones - August, 2019
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced 108 megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX, the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels

Business - iHeartRadio to Launch in Native Languages Across International Markets - August, 2019
Over the last decade, podcasting has exploded into the mainstream. Listenership in the United States alone has grown exponentially with an estimated 17 million more monthly podcast listeners in 2019 than in 2018. Additionally, younger Millennials and Gen Z are embracing podcasts, with listening up 48 percent with people aged 12-24, according to an Edison Infinite Dial 2019 study. Through these new translations, iHeartPodcasts will now be available in the native language of more than a billion people across the globe

Business & China - Ctrip Group Secret to 210x Growth - August, 2019
In her unique role as the only female CEO in the Chinese Internet industry, Jane Sun has been an active advocate for women’s rights. She has also established a scholarship named after her professors at the University of Florida, as a way of both giving back to society, and inspiring the next generation of young leaders in the same way she was as a student

Business - New Media Investment Group to Acquire Gannett - August, 2019
Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, shareholders of Gannett will receive $6.25 in cash and 0.5427 of a New Media share for each Gannett share they hold, representing total consideration of $12.06 per Gannett common share based on New Media’s closing stock price as of August 2, 2019, and a premium of approximately 18% to the five-day volume-weighted average price of Gannett shares

Business - New Tariffs on Tech Products Could Increase Costs by Another $1 Billion Per Month, Says CTA - August, 2019
The industry paid $1.7 billion in tariffs in June – more than eight times higher than it paid in June 2018 despite a 39% decrease in imports year over year, largely due to the ongoing trade war – and the additional tariffs would nearly double that total in September. In June, the United States imported more than $13 billion in consumer technology products from China that would face new 10% tariffs on Sep. 1

IT & Business - Kingston Digital Introduces Next-Gen A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD - August, 2019
Kingston Digital Introduces Next-Gen A2000 NVMe PCIe SSD for Ultrabooks & Small Form Factor PCs - read / write speeds up to 2,200 / 2,000MB/s1, respectively, thus delivering 3x the performance of a SATA SSD

Business & Sports - Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament Lineup - August, 2019
11th Annual Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament at L.A. LIVE Concludes With Olympic Hopefuls One Step Closer to 2020 Tokyo Games - Men’s Nike Elite Division Champions Advance to FIBA Edmonton Challenger - The men’s Nike Elite Division was won for the first time by team THREEBALL Minnesota which consisted of players Brensley Haywood (29th*), Eric Coleman (90th*), Kurtis Koenig (38th*) and Paris Kyles - The women’s Nike Elite Division, which served as a qualifier for the Women’s Regional USA Basketball Tournament in Los Angeles in September, was won by team LA Premier which consisted of Brianna Barrett, Teara Laudermill, Jordan Adams and Candice Agee

Business - Kraft Heinz & Oprah Winfrey Add O, That’s Good! Frozen Skillet Meals to Product Lineup - August, 2019
O, That’s Good! Frozen Skillet Meals are a flavorful, convenient dinner option that allows you to enjoy your favorite comfort foods with a twist of veggies, ready in just 10 minutes

Entertainment BIZ - Nashville Film Festival Kicks off 50th Anniversary - August, 2019
Announces Select Music Documentaries Including “Bluebird,” “Chuck Berry,” “Born Into the Gig,” “Cool Daddio,” and “The Sheriff of Mars” - Nashville Film Festival Celebrates Film, Music and Culture October 3-12, 2019 - Announces early music documentary features for 2019, including the world premiere of “Chuck Berry” by filmmaker Jon Brewer

IT & Business - EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 - August, 2019
Madden Season Is Here! Football Fans Become Superstars in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20, Launching Today - Innovation Headlined by Superstar X-Factors, Face of the Franchise: QB1, and Ultimate Team Missions Place Superstardom in the Hands of Football Fans with More Content Releasing Throughout the NFL Season

Business - Retaliatory Tariffs Are Taxes And Bad Policy - August, 2019
The U.S. Technology industry paid $1.3 billion in Section 301 tariffs imported on Chinese products in May, according to the latest available data, an amount that will likely rise in the coming months as a result of the last tariff hike to 25% on List 3 products

NBA NEWS - Basketball Africa League Announces Seven Host Cities for Inaugural Season - July, 2019
Beginning in March 2020, the six cities will host a regular season that will feature 12 teams divided into two conferences, with each conference playing in three cities. The regular season will see the 12 teams play five games each for a total of 30 games

Entertainment BIZ - STAPLES Center Announces 20th Anniversary Concert - July, 2019
With Country Music Superstar Kane Brown on October 18, 2019 - A 3X AMA winner, “breakthrough entertainer” (Associated Press) Kane Brown continues to “defy genres” and “break boundaries” (Billboard) in country music. Brown is the first artist in Billboard history to Top all 5 Billboard Country charts simultaneously and with the 4X Platinum certification of “Heaven,” he became one of only five country acts with multiple 4X Platinum hits

Business - Five Kindle Direct Publishing Authors Win Top Romance Writing Award in 2019 - July, 2019
“Although the Trump administration has paused on enacting further tariffs, U.S. workers, families and businesses are still paying billions of dollars more than they otherwise would – again proving that tariffs are nothing more than taxes,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA

NBA News & China Buisness - NBA and Tencent Announce Five-year Partnership Expansion - July, 2019
Last season, 490 million fans in China watched NBA programming on Tencent’s platforms, nearly three times the number of fans who watched the NBA on Tencent during the 2014-15 season. 21 million fans in China watched Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals on Tencent, marking the most-watched NBA game ever on a digital platform in China

Entertainment BIZ - Bear Grylls Dares a Fresh Slew of Celebrities to Walk on the Wild Side - July, 2019
Famed Adventurer Bear Grylls Dares a Fresh Slew of Celebrities to Walk on the Wild Side in National Geographic’s 10-Part Series RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS - This season, Grylls goes all out with some of the most entertaining superstars who push themselves beyond their limits by leaving civilization behind for a no-holds barred journey through the most extreme environments on the plane

Entertainment BIZ - National Geographic Announces New Natural History Special The Hidden Kingdoms of China - July, 2019
The Hidden Kingdoms of China, we unveil the wonder, mystery and myth surrounding these creatures - Using high-specification drones, camera traps and the latest 4K camera technology to engage with these special animals, The Hidden Kingdoms of China brings China’s magical realms to life in the most dramatic ways possible. Both sweeping in scale and touchingly intimate in its depictions of wildlife

FIFA TOP 10 - Belgium Hold on to 1st - Continental Champions Climb Ranking - July, 2019
New South American champions Brazil (2nd, up 1) leapfrogged France (3rd, down 1) in second place and trail leaders Belgium by a narrow margin of 20 points.

Entertainment BIZ - Austin Butler is Cast as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Feature Film About the Global Icon - July, 2019
Butler to star alongside Tom Hanks in the director’s much-anticipated untitled Elvis Project - The story will delve into their complex dynamic spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America.

Entertainment BIZ - P&G Addresses Racial Bias With New Film “The Look” - July, 2019
“Empathy can be a particularly effective antidote to bias, and we created ‘The Look’ to change perspectives, prompt personal introspection, and bring people together for a conversation to ultimately change hearts and minds.”

Business - Despite Talks, Tariffs on Tech Reach 2019 Record High - July, 2019
“Although the Trump administration has paused on enacting further tariffs, U.S. workers, families and businesses are still paying billions of dollars more than they otherwise would – again proving that tariffs are nothing more than taxes,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA

IT & Business - PayPal Expands its International Money Transfer Service Xoom to 32 Markets across EuropeVolta - July, 2019
The global remittance market reached $689 billion in 2018, up from $633 billion in 2017 according to World Bank data2. In 2019, remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries are expected to reach $550 billion, to become their largest source of external financing

IT & Business - Volta Redefines the Electric Vehicle Charging Experience - July, 2019
Volta selects where to install charging stations using data modeling to map current demand and predict future growth. With stations in nine of the nation’s top twenty electric vehicle markets, regional networks are thoughtfully expanded to lead local electric vehicle market penetration.

IT & Business - Zagster Launches First Electric Bike Share Service For A Commercial Property In The United States - July, 2019
Micro-mobility operations leader partners with GenZe and DivcoWest to provide high-rise office building in Los Angeles County with shared e-bikes - A 2018 National Institute for Transportation study found that e-bike riders bike more often, take longer trips and make different types of trips than they do on pedal bikes. While the popularity of e-bikes is on the rise in the United States, other parts of the world have already witnessed significant adoption

Business - TiVo Enters Into Global IP Licensing Agreement With LG Electronics - July, 2019
Signs Multi-Year Deal with Leading Consumer Electronics Manufacturer - “Our licensing agreement with LG further solidifies our long-term partnership with them,” said Arvin Patel, executive vice president and chief IP officer, TiVo. “We are thrilled to be working with a leading consumer electronics brand and are excited to help further enhance their customers....

Business - Manchester City Announces Global Trophy Tour - July, 2019
To Celebrate Historic Season Across Both Men’s and Women’s Teams - The six-month tour will see the trophies appear in cities around the world in the following destinations; China, Hong Kong, Japan, USA, Brazil, Nigeria, UAE, Egypt, South Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, India and then returning to England

Business - Joe Montana Professional Football Hall of Famer Joins Stimwave Technologies - July, 2019
As Official Spokesperson - Hall of Famer and four time Super Bowl champion continues to feel the physical effects of his playing career that ended in 1994 - Montana has undergone multiple knee surgeries as well as back, neck and shoulder surgery. He also suffers from arthritis in his elbows, knees and hands

Entertainment BIZ - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - July, 2019
From 1962 to 1978, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons had 71 chart-topping hits and sold more than 100 million records, which included two of the group’s biggest songs, “Who Loves You” and “December 1963 (Oh, What a Night).”

Sports Notes - CLIPPERS GET RIGHTEOUS with KAWHI LEONARD - July, 2019
The PAUL GEORGE DEAL MADE IT HAPPEN & LAKERS DISSED - The burden was heavy for Kawhi Leonard, to remain with the NBA champion Toronto Raptors or go. His options were narrowed down to returning to his home area. His choices were the LA Lakers with super stars LeBron James and Antonio Davis OR... the long time lowly regarded LA Clippers who had NO SUPER STARS but achieved a spectacular 48-34 season. They were the best team in LA this season with a band of gritty role players and young prospects that qualified for the playoffs. Leonard decided to focus on basketball and not play the Hollyweird game with the Lakers

IT & Business - MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Updated for Back-to-School Season - July, 2019
MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are also part of Apple’s Back to School promotion, which includes a pair of Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones with the purchase of a qualifying Mac notebook or iMac. With their sleek, portable designs, Retina displays, great everyday performance, all-day battery life and running macOS, Mac notebooks have never been more popular in higher education, with Student Monitor data showing nearly 60 percent of US college notebook buyers own a Mac.1

TV - VIDEO BEAT - ASIA'S FAMILY AFFAIR on DEMAND & CNA (Channel News Asia) - June, 2019
Currently CNA (Channel News Asia) is televising a series titled 'Family Affair' that gives viewers an insight to various East Asian families' lifestyles. This show is available ON DEMAND - Follow five Asian families from five countries, as they struggle to determine what's best for their children. How far are Asian parents willing to go to help their children fulfill their hopes and dreams?

NBA NEWS - NBA teams to host NBL teams in NBA preseason for third consecutive year - July, 2019
Three NBL teams, the Adelaide 36ers, Melbourne United and SKY Sport New Zealand Breakers, will play a total of five games against the L.A. Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz, from Oct. 5-16 as part of the 2019 NBA preseason. The broadcast schedule in Australia and New Zealand will be announced at a later date

Business - Kaspersky Extends Cooperation with INTERPOL in Joint Fight Against Cybercrime - July, 2019
Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity company, and INTERPOL have signed a new five-year agreement to reinforce their collaboration in the fight against cybercrime around the world. This is the second agreement between the two parties following the first signed in 2014

POV 71 - (Point of View) - THE UNITED STATES (of Israel's) INDEPENDENCE DAY - July, 2019
AMERICA CELEBRATES THEFT OF INDIGENOUS INDIAN LAND - Brainwashed Americans are proud of their nation by celebrating their patriotism with their Independence Day while ignoring their MURDERING, THEIVING, and RACIST HISTORY - The end result is we're talking about a nation that whose Independence Day reflects a nation that is celebrating a holiday based on theft, murder and racism - Whites from Europe dominated and continued to steal land and murder its indigenous Indian natives in the process

Business - Reclaiming Congressional Trade Authority Act Will Protect U.S. Consumers from Trade War. - July, 2019
Hundreds of American businesses recently came to Washington to testify against tariffs. That’s because U.S. businesses and consumers – not China – are paying these tariffs. We agree that China’s unfair trade practices must be stopped, but tariffs are not the solution

NBA NEWS - 16 INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS SELECTED IN NBA DRAFT - July, 2019
Reached fans in 215 countries and territories in 31 languages. Sixteen international players were selected eight in the first round and eight in the second round - A record eight former Basketball Without Borders (BWB) campers were drafted, surpassing the previous record of six set in 2011 and matched in 2016 and 2018

Business - Raiders Select AEG Facilities to Operate New State-of-the-Art Stadium . - June, 2019
Under Construction in Las Vegas - As part of a comprehensive management agreement, AEG Facilities will be responsible for the stadium’s operations beginning with providing pre-opening functions including overseeing the hiring and training of the venue’s full-time staff and planning and executing the stadium’s grand opening schedule of events and activities while managing key departments such as guest services, event operations, booking, security, ticketing, finance and human resources

Entertainment BIZ - Taylor Swift to Headline the Prime Day Concert - June, 2019
Amazon Music Announces Taylor Swift to Headline the Prime Day Concert, Featuring Additional Performances From Dua Lipa, SZA, and Becky G - Stream the Prime Day Concert live beginning July 10 at 9pm ET only on Prime Video

Business - Ann Sarnoff Named Chair and CEO of Warner Bros. - June, 2019
Sarnoff, who is currently President, BBC Studios Americas (formerly BBC Worldwide Americas), brings more than thirty years of diversified business and media experience to the role of overseeing worldwide operations at Warner Bros. including the production, marketing and distribution of film, television and interactive entertainment

NBA NEWS - Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA Most Valuable Player Award - June, 2019
Other Winners from 2019 NBA Awards - Hosted by Basketball Hall of Famer and entertainment icon Shaquille O’Neal, the third annual NBA Awards honored the league’s top performers from the 2018-19 regular season as well as legends Larry Bird and Magic Johnson and trailblazing Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

TV - VIDEO BEAT - THE ADAM LEVINE MYSTERY… REVEALED - June, 2019
ADAM LEVINE LOST THE PLOT - Did Adam Levine suffer from retaliation from the BAD KARMA GODS regarding his poor decision making during the past year? Did he suffer from too much pressure from not being able to win a contest since season 9 of the 16 seasons? Was the pressure of not being able to top his friend Blake Shelton's winning coaching success with the final count being Shelton on top six wins to three?

FIFA NEWS: FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura Appointed “FIFA General Delegate for Africa” - June, 2019
To oversee operational management of CAF, including governance and administrative procedures- To ensure the efficient and professional organisation of all CAF competitions - To support the growth and development of football in all countries and regions of CAF

NBA NEWS - ESPN and NBA TV to bring fans all 83 games from MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 - June, 2019
MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019, which features all 30 NBA teams and the Chinese and Croatian National Teams, will tip off with 10 games on July 5 and continue through Monday, July 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The first day of action will include five games on NBA TV and a tripleheader on ESPN

IT & Business - Auston Matthews Cover Athlete at the 2019 NHL Awards r - June, 2019
The cutting-edge Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech continues to evolve the way that gamers showcase their mastery. This year’s gameplay introduces Signature Shots that replicate the most recognizable shot styles of the biggest NHL stars, including PK Subban’s booming slapshot wind-up, Auston Matthews’ half toe-drag wrist shot, and Alex Ovechkin’s seamless one-timer. Hundreds of new shot animations allow for more dangerous attacks, and RPM Tech-powered overhauls to passing and puck pick-ups create a faster and more fluid game that can be executed at full speed to replicate real NHL action

Entertainment BIZ - National Geographic Begins Casting for Race to the Center of the Earth - June, 2019
Grit. Endurance. Pushing Limits. Passion for Adventure - Adrenaline-Fueled Global Competition - Do You Have What It Takes to Win $1,000,000? - Global Adventure Competition Series from Multiple Emmy Award-Winning Bertram Van Munster and Elise Doganieri, the Creative Team behind “the Amazing Race”

NBA NEWS - Caboclo & Murray to coach top prospects at first Basketball Without Borders camp in Colombia - June, 2019
Current NBA players and former BWB campers Bruno Caboclo (Memphis Grizzlies; Brazil; BWB Americas 2013) and Jamal Murray (Denver Nuggets; Canada; BWB Global 2015), former NBA player Carlos Arroyo (Puerto Rico), former WNBA player Ruth Riley (U.S.), Colombian player Juan Palacios (Élan Chalon) will be among the coaches leading the campers - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Entertainment BIZ - The Alan Parsons Live Project at SugarHouse Casino - June, 2019
After joining the music industry at just 19 years old, Parsons’ career quickly took off as an engineer who worked on albums for The Beatles, Paul McCartney, The Hollies and Al Stewart, to name a few. His most notable work was on Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” album, which earned him his first Grammy nomination

Business - Trevor Noah’s Day Zero Productions Names Haroon Saleem President of Production - June, 2019
Saleem to Develop Content Across All Platforms and Genres - As part of the relationship, Paramount Players is adapting a feature film from Noah's memoir, "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood," to which Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong'o is attached to star as Trevor's mother, Patricia

FIFA NEWS: Zvonimir Boban leaving FIFA to become AC Milan’s Chief Football Officer - June, 2019
The 50-year-old Croatian has been working as FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General (Football) and as an advisor to the FIFA President on strategic football matters since 2016 - During his spell at FIFA, Zvonimir has been involved in many reforms that are set to leave a mark on football history and that have helped to restore the organisation’s image

Sports Notes - TORONTO RAPTORS ROCK WARRIORS 4 NBA TITLE - June, 2019
KAWHI LEONARD MVP by LEAVING IT ALL ON THE FLOOR - As valiant as the Warriors were in fighting all out till the end wasn't enough as they lost the battle. It was apparent that their sharpshooter Step Curry was too pooped to pop and could not deliver his usual power punch to hold on to the 85-80 Warriors lead following the injury and departure of Klay Thompson

FIFA NEWS: Qatar to Host FIFA Club World Cup in 2019 and 2020 - June, 2019
Tournaments to serve as test events for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - FIFA administration to recommend potential hosts of 2021 revamped edition at next Council meeting - Amended regulations reinforce zero tolerance of racism and sexual abuse

NBA NEWS - NBA names Amadou Gallo Fall President of Basketball Africa League - June, 2019
Under Fall’s leadership, the NBA has expanded its grassroots and elite development efforts across the continent, including the Jr. NBA, Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa and The NBA Academy Africa. This year, the NBA plans to reach more than 2.5 million boys and girls ages 16 and under through Jr. NBA programs in 21 African countries. BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, has been held in Africa 16 times, with 10 former BWB Africa campers drafted into the NBA

Business - Recording Academy Announces Newly Elected National Officers - June, 2019
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music's history

Entertainment BIZ - Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone to Perform at SugarHouse Casino - June, 2019
Herman’s Hermits, featuring multi-talented entertainer and front-man Peter Noone, brings its classic pop hits such as “I’m Into Something Good,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter” and “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,”

NBA NEWS - NBA Awards Show - June, 2019
NBA Awards on TNT – Monday, June 24, at 9 p.m. ET. Award-winning and critically acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian, actress and producer Tiffany Haddish, and NBA on TNT analyst and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley will take the stage - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

FIFA NEWS: Gianni Infantino is re-elected as FIFA President until 2023 - June, 2019
The ninth president in the history of the organisation was first elected at an Extraordinary Congress in February 2016 and now starts his first full four-year term of office after running unopposed and being elected by acclamation by FIFA’s 211 member associations

Business - Mumbai takes Crown of ‘Most Traffic Congested City’ in World - June, 2019
With Moscow taking the lead in Europe, Istanbul (53%) came a close second with Bucharest (48%) Saint Petersburg (47%) and Kiev (46%) making up the top five. Brussels (37%), London (37%) and Paris (36%) ranked in at 11th, 12th and 13th respectively

Business - Naomi Osaka to Global Sponsorship Portfolio - June, 2019
The addition of Osaka speaks to the opportunity Mastercard sees in Asia as a region overall, including Japan. Mastercard has steadily built out its sponsorship strategy to ensure that both its ambassadors and partners reflect its global footprint and embody evolving consumer passions and preferences of its growing cardholder base

IT & Business - YouCam in Search of the Next Big Social Beauty Influencer - June, 2019
The grand prize winner will score a glam trip to New York City for a professional photoshoot to have their signature style recreated and featured in the YouCam Makeup beauty app for virtual try-on. There will also be two runner-up prizes awarded

IT & Business - Mobile Phone for Individuals with Impaired Vision - June, 2019
Features offer individuals with vision loss the ability to access every function of the phone with unparalleled ease. Lucia is perfect for seniors, such as blind veterans, and others who want accessibility combined with simplicity

Entertainment BIZ - IT’S THE NEW CAST OF NICKELODEON’S ALL THAT! - May, 2019
All That, featuring a talented and diverse group of comedians who reflect the spirit and humor of today’s generation of kids. Ranging in age from 12-15, each kid brings their own unique comedic skill to the show, from impressions of today’s biggest celebrities, to original characters inspired by their lives, to physical comedy sketches

NBA NEWS - PLAYOFF FINALS NOTES - May, 2019
The poteneial furure and past of NBA FINALS NOTES. What happenedin the past and the who and what can happen to change NBA history and records. - Kawhi Leonard, who is averaging 31.2 points and 8.8 rebounds in the playoffs - Since Kevin Durant went out with a calf injury, Curry has averaged 35.8 points in five games – all victories for the Warriors - Curry’s father, Dell, played the final three seasons of his NBA career with the Raptors - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Sports Notes - ARE THE DURANT LESS WARRIORS MORE INTERESTING? - May, 2019
THE MIGHTY MITE WARRIORS - The debate goes in are the Golden State Warriors a better team without Kevin Durant. When the current squad won their first title without him in 2015 they were the mighty mite splash brothers complimented with Dramond Green. They were the Davids' against Goliaths'. With Durant they became more stationary and boring BUT WINNING. The question comes down to… which style do fans prefer?

Entertainment BIZ - Renowned Conductor Gustavo Dudamel to Helm Recording of Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” - May, 2019
Venezuelan-born Dudamel is one of the most celebrated and recognized musicians in the world, and can count among his many achievements a Grammy Award, the prestigious Glenn Gould Protégé Prize, a star on the Hollywood Walk of FameMusic Veterans David Newman, Jeanine Tesori and Matt Sullivan Will Also Bring Their Expertise to the Project

NBA NEWS - All-NBA First Team - May, 2019
Antetokounmpo and Harden both received All-NBA First Team votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 500 points each. This marks the first All-NBA First Team honor for Antetokounmpo, a two-time Second Team member. Harden earns his fifth First Team nod, including his third in a row as a unanimous selection - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

NBA NEWS - Rudy Gobert, Paul George and Giannis Antetokounmpo lead All-Defensive First Team - May, 2019
This marks the first time since the 1984-85 season that the top five picks in the previous NBA Draft have all been selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team (there was no All-Rookie Second Team that season). Thirty-four years ago, the NBA All-Rookie Team honorees were Hakeem Olajuwon (No. 1 pick in 1984), Sam Bowie (No. 2), Michael Jordan (No. 3), Sam Perkins (No. 4) and Charles Barkley (No. 5) - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

NBA NEWS - Luka Doncic and Trae Young unanimously selected to All-Rookie First Team - May, 2019
This marks the first time since the 1984-85 season that the top five picks in the previous NBA Draft have all been selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team (there was no All-Rookie Second Team that season). Thirty-four years ago, the NBA All-Rookie Team honorees were Hakeem Olajuwon (No. 1 pick in 1984), Sam Bowie (No. 2), Michael Jordan (No. 3), Sam Perkins (No. 4) and Charles Barkley (No. 5) - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Business - Alipay E-wallet Six Times More Than a Year Ago - May, 2019
Over China’s the four-day long Labour Day holidays in early May, Japan was ranked fourth highest among all the overseas destinations in terms of total Alipay transaction volume. The country also posted one of the biggest increases in tourist spending, with average spending on Alipay per person rising 25% year-on-year

Business - Kevin Brockman Appointed as Global Communications Head for WarnerMedia Entertainment - May, 2019
Brockman joins WarnerMedia from The Walt Disney Company, where he most recently served as executive vice president of global communications for Disney | ABC Television. In that role, he was responsible for all worldwide communications efforts on behalf of ABC Studios, ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC-owned television stations

Business - 16-Year-Old Engineer Works to Improve Spinal Surgery Using Machine Learning and Computer Vision - May, 2019
Krithik Ramesh, 16, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, was awarded first place for developing a machine learning technology for orthopedic surgeons at this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a program of Society for Science & the Public

NBA NEWS - NBA Reveals Awards Finalists for 2018-19 Season - May, 2019
The finalists for the six annual awards, based on voting results from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters - In addition, basketball icons Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

IT & Business - All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage - May, 2019
Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire 7: Faster Processor, 2x the Storage, and Alexa Hands-Free—Still Only $49.99 - Fire 7 is built for entertainment, now with more room for the movies, books, songs, and games you love—at home and on-the-go - Ask Alexa to play a song, watch a video, listen to an Audible book, get the news, or make a video call on Fire 7, now using just your voice

NBA NEWS - Magic Johnson and Larry Bird to receive Lifetime Achievement Award - May, 2019
Johnson and Bird have epitomized greatness dating to their memorable clash in the 1979 NCAA Tournament, when Johnson lifted Michigan State past Bird-led Indiana State in the national championship game, which is still the highest-rated game on television in college basketball history. Both made an immediate impact in the NBA the following season, with Johnson leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a championship and Bird capturing Rookie of the Year honors with the Boston Celtics - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

NBA NEWS - Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery - May, 2019
The Pelicans will have the first overall pick in NBA Draft 2019 which will be held on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. ET at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The NBA Draft will air live on ESPN and ESPN Radio and stream live on the ESPN App - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Business - United States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation - May, 2019
The Memorandum will serve as a vehicle to establish a more formal dialogue, sharing of expertise and exchange of information between Luxembourg and the United States. The MoU will promote the continued growth of their respective space industries through new commercial and investment opportunities

Business - Higher Tariffs are Only Higher Taxes, Plain and Simple, Says CTA - May, 2019
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM is the trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups

NBA NEWS - Shaquille O’Neal to host 2019 NBA Awards - May, 2019
In his eighth season as a studio analyst for TNT’s Inside the NBA, O’Neal is a part of the network’s season-long coverage which includes the upcoming NBA Eastern Conference Finals. He is also a key contributor to NBA TV and NBA.com, where he provides analysis and commentary throughout the regular season and postseason, and host of NBA TV’s Shaqtin’ A Fool series - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Business - Amal Clooney to Deliver Keynote Address at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona, Spain - May, 2019
Amal Clooney will give a keynote at #SAPAribaLive in Barcelona sharing her perspective on how businesses can promote human rights.- She will discuss her focus on humanitarian efforts and the responsibility of today’s organizations and business leaders to increase diversity in supply chains, ensure supply chains are free from slavery and child labor, as well as safeguard principles of transparency and sustainability

IT & Business - Google Pixel Heads to T-Mobile, Breaks Free from Verizon - May, 2019
What’s the news: Google’s entire Pixel 3 lineup lands at T-Mobile – the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL – and you can get the Google Pixel 3a on us, or up to $400 off any Pixel with bill credits and trade-in. - Why it matters: For years, Verizon gave Pixel fans no choices, but those days are over. Pixel lovers can now upgrade to a faster network with happier customers at T-Mobile.

TV - VIDEO BEAT - INNOVATIONS DRIVE THE VOICE - May, 2019
KELLY CLARKSON SOLID JUDGE - RIVALS Shelton & Levine in PERSONALITY - As usual Blake Shelton continues to reign as the best and winningest coach. The twist is since he has the most competitors remaining in the competition he has been criticized in social media. The other quirk of fate is his on the show nemesis Adam Levine had his talent was shut out in the voting process

NBA NEWS - NBA and FIBA to bring first Basketball Without Borders camp to Colombia - May, 2019
The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry ranked No. 2 on the player list followed by the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (No. 3), who secured his highest ranking ever - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Entertainment BIZ - FOX News Channel Names Jedediah Bila Co-Host of FOX & Friends Weekend - May, 2019
FOX News Channel (FNC) has named Jedediah Bila In making the announcement, Petterson said, “Jedediah’s thoughtful analysis and endearing personality have cultivated a connection with our audience that has grown exponentially over time

Business - Trump Hotels Launches New Trump Card Privileges for Loyalty Members - April, 2019
Trump Hotels Launches New Trump Card Privileges Program Website with Enhanced Offerings for Loyalty Members -Trump Card members receive spa discounts at Trump Hotels and retail discounts at Trump Hotels, Trump Golf and Trump Winery properties, and trumpstore.com, and can now earn points when staying at Trump Hotels on a group rate

Entertainment BIZ - 10 New Dates Added Hugh Jackman The Man. The Music. The Show. World Tour - April, 2019
The tour will kick off with 26 shows across Europe and the UK beginning Tuesday, May 7th in Glasgow, Scotland at The SSE Hydro, with stops in Amsterdam, Paris, Manchester, Dublin and London with six shows at The O2. The 33-date North American leg will begin June 18th at Toyota Center in Houston with stops in Salt Lake City, San Jose, Newark, and Kansas City, as well as three shows at Madison Square Garden in New York and two shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

FIFA NEWS: FIFA and the Chinese FA Join Forces - April, 2019
To further develop football in the country - The Memorandum of Understanding crystallises FIFA’s and the CFA’s willingness to work together to enhance football structures, management and technical aspects related to football in China

NBA NEWS - LeBron James and Los Angeles Lakers Land Atop NBA’s Most Popular Jersey and Team Merchandise - April, 2019
The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry ranked No. 2 on the player list followed by the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (No. 3), who secured his highest ranking ever - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

FIFA NEWS: Over 720,000 tickets sold and only 49 days to go until France 2019 kicks off - April, 2019
Excitement is building across the competition’s nine Host Cities of Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes as the big kick-off draws closer, with Reims and Rennes staging special events to celebrate the 49-day milestone

Entertainment BIZ - Celebrate ‘Fabulous 50s Weekend’ with Elvis Presley’s Graceland - April, 2019
Guests will travel back in time for an unforgettable weekend of 50s-themed fun, including Chubby Checker live in concert. Packages on-sale now - In addition to all the 50s-themed events, attendees will enjoy touring Graceland like a King! They’ll visit the iconic mansion that Elvis called home; Elvis Presley’s Memphis – a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex filled with museum exhibits, shops and restaurants; and Elvis’ custom jets

TRAVEL TIPS - Thailand - Cambodia - BEWARE OF THAILAND'S SONGKRAN - April, 2019
During Songkran people roam the streets with containers of water or high powered water guns and powder, or post themselves at the side of roads with a garden hose and drench each other and passersby. Water from the canals is often used. The canals are Bangkok's sewers. The powder thrown combined with the water creates a chalk like film that can cause damage to your belongings. Your watch that MAY BE water proof but is your cell phone, I-Pad, computer or camera?

Business - Intel and Google Cloud Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Hybrid Cloud - April, 2019
This collaboration is an extension of a technology alliance between the two companies that already spans many infrastructure optimizations, collaboration on high-growth workloads like artificial intelligence, and integration of new technologies into the Google Cloud Platform, such as the 2nd-Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Business - Louisville City FC Announces Partnership with AEG Facilities - April, 2019
In addition to venue management services, AEG Facilities will provide services such as event content development, purchasing, vendor services, marketing and event-day operations for the arena. Additionally, AEG Facilities will implement its industry-leading proprietary initiatives at the venue including AEG S.A.F.E., AEG 1Source, AEG 1EARTH, AEG 1Force, AEG Encore and AEG Energy Services

Entertainment BIZ - Preservation of Historic “Dick Van Dyke Show” Archive - April, 2019
Scripts, which are heavily annotated in Carl Reiner’s own hand, have been stored away since the series wrapped production in 1966, and have never before been made available to a cultural institution for conservation or exhibition. Scripts for all 158 episodes, totaling more than 7,500 pages, feature detailed edits and additions made in real-time during the writing, read-throughs and rehearsals for each episode – providing extraordinary access into the script development and creative process for the 15-time Emmy-winning situation comedy

Business - U.S. Women’s National Team Closer to Equal Pay - April, 2019
All women deserve equal pay for equal work, whether working in an office or playing soccer on a global stage. By making their experience public, the players of the USWNT became advocates, mentors and role models. This Equal Pay Day, LUNA Bar is providing advice, support and inspiration to help women ask, prepare and negotiate for their own well-deserved equal pay

NBA NEWS - NBA PREVIEW for WEEK 25 - April, 2019
San Antonio has tied the NBA record for consecutive playoff berths with 22, matching the Nationals/76ers (1949-50 through 1970-71 - Russell Westbrook, Thunder: Needs five triple-doubles to pass Magic Johnson for second place all time - Rajon Rondo, Lakers: Needs four assists to pass Bob Cousy (6,955) for 18th place all time and 48 assists to reach 7,000 - NBA ON THIS DAY April 5, 1984: The Lakers’ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the NBA’s all-time scoring leader, passing Wilt Chamberlain during a game against the Jazz in Las Vegas & April 6, 1996: Robert Parish became the NBA’s career leader in games played, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - THIS DAY IN THE NBA


March

Sports Notes - JOHN WOODEN - THE NCAA TOURNAMENT'S LEGEND - March, 2019
JOHN WOODEN - THE PINNACLE OF COACHING - To put into perspective John Wooden's achievement of winning ten NCAA titles there are only two coaches that rank 2nd to Wooden with each having won four titles. They are former Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp and Mike Duke's Krzyzewski. Coaching ten NCAA title winning teams seems unattainable and a record that will never be broken

POV 67 - (Point of View) - US GOV TAKES OIL 4 WAR with the support of EXECUTIONERS? - March, 2019
AMERICA & ISREAL'S WARS WITH THE WORLD 4 OIL - OIL IS THE TARGET in the US government's breach of international laws by imposing their will and illegally invading nations in the name of democracy and saving its people. The reality is their impositions and interference is to take over a nation's natural recourses and destroy their infrastructure and security while making them dependent

Business - Susan Levison Named Head of WWE Studios - March, 2019
Levison comes to WWE from CBS Television Studios, where she was Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming, responsible for all unscripted development and production across cable, streaming and digital platforms. While at CBS, she produced unscripted projects and series in a variety of genres

Entertainment BIZ - Rock Icon Joan Jett to Perform at WrestleMania - March, 2019
Jett will join the likes of renowned artists such as Motörhead, Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Kid Rock, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly, Skylar Grey, Travis Barker, and fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Run D.M.C. who have performed at WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza

NBA NEWS - NBA PREVIEW for WEEK 24 - March, 2019
Since the All-Star break, Trae Young is averaging 25.3 points and ranks third in the NBA in assists with 8.8 per game - Chris Bosh and Manu Ginobili: Miami will retire Bosh’s No. 1 jersey on Tuesday and San Antonio will retire Ginobili’s No. 20 jersey on Thursday - TRIVIA QUESTION: Since 1984, who are the three teams to earn the No. 1 playoff seed in their respective conferences one year after missing the playoffs? - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Business - Marine Mammals to Enter Chinal - March, 2019
The Marine Mammals brand of GORANI Co., Ltd. is set to enter China with Korea's first cosmetic products containing seaweed extracts – Glow + Peeling Pad and Hydro-Boosting Mask Sheet. Actor Lee Jang-woo and former director Kim Seong-jun founded GORANI jointly. Lee is starring in a KBS 2TV weekend series "My Only One"

IT & Business - Moto Z2 Force Smartphone - March, 2019
Lenovo’s dual sensor smartphone architecture with Entropix cloud Resolution Engine and enterprise computer vision management system to develop an end-to-end hyper-accurate visual classification and recognition platform for a multitude of potential applications including enterprise security, retail, logistics and supply chain

NBA NEWS - NBA PREVIEW for WEEK 23 - March, 2019
Kyrie Irving, Celtics: The six-time All-Star is the first Boston player to have at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in consecutive games since Larry Bird in February 1986 - Rajon Rondo, Lakers: Needs 34 assists to pass Hall of Famer Guy Rodgers (6,917) for 19th place all time - Mike Conley, Grizzlies: Needs 65 points to pass Marc Gasol as the leading scorer in Grizzlies franchise history - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

Entertainment BIZ - Ladies of Motown Featuring Mary Wilson & Martha Reeves - March, 2019
Legendary Ladies of Motown Featuring Mary Wilson and Martha Reeves to Perform at SugarHouse Casino - Best known as one of the founding and longest reigning members of The Supremes, Mary Wilson became an international sensation with hits like “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me” and “Where Did Our Love Go. - Martha Reeves, also became an R&B phenomenon as the lead vocalist of Martha & the Vandellas - Motown icons bring legendary R&B concert to The Event Center in May

Business - NTT Communications Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Transatel - March, 2019
Transatel is a Global Connectivity Solution Provider for the MVNO and IoT Markets - NTT has a worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions

Entertainment BIZ - “Dark Knight” Trilogy Returns - March, 2019
First, on Saturday, March 30 - Christopher Nolan’s Blockbuster “Dark Knight” Trilogy Returns to the Big Screen for Special Five-City IMAX 70mm Film Engagement - Spend All Day with the Dark Knight in Celebration of Batman’s 80th Anniversary, Including All Three Films in 70mm IMAX and a Discussion with the Filmmaker

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