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NJ Governor Chris Christie Steps Into The 2016 Presidential Race
Video stream - 6/30/15 speech
On Tuesday morning, NJ Governor Chris Christie joined the 2016 Presidential race. There are now 14 Republicans and just a handful of Democrats going full force ahead on the campaign trail. Christie spoke for about 30 minutes with no teleprompter to a crowd of supporters in Livingston, New Jersey.
"I have spent the last 13 years of my life, as U.S. attorney and governor of this state, fighting for fairness and justice and opportunity for the people of the state of New Jersey. That fight has not made me more weary. It has made me stronger, and I am now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America," Christie said with passion.Read More
NBC Cuts Ties: No More "Celebrity Apprentice" For Donald Trump
It's a downward spiral for Donald Trump's business relationship with Univision, and now NBC Universal. Just last week, Univision announced that they would no longer air the Miss USA Pageant, due to the 2016 presidential candidate's comments about Mexicans in his announcement speech. Today, the mother-company, NBC has also severed their ties.
In a statement, NBC wrote:
"At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump.Read More
Box Office: Dinosaurs & Animation Beat Out The Talking Teddy
According to Rentrak, Universal's 'Jurassic World' continues to astound as it shatters records and chomps and its way around the world. It's the No. 1 film in the world for the third week in a row. Internationally, it grossed $82.5M from 66 territories and has raised the international total to $737.5M. Combined with the U.S. estimate of $500.1M, the worldwide total now stands at $1.238 Billion.
1. Jurassic World - Universal - $54.2M
2015 BET Awards: And The Winners Are...
On Sunday night, the 15th annual BET Awards brought out all of entertainment's biggest names. Airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the event featured musical performances from a range of artists, spotlighted community heroes and honored achievements in the music, film, and sports. The three hour show's highlights included Sean "Diddy" Combs performing in a Bad Boy reunion (and taking a nasty fall on-stage), Rihanna duct taping Floyd Mayweather's mouth, and the antics of hosts Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson.
Here are the winners!
Ultimate Icon, Music Dance Visual Award: Janet Jackson
Yes Co-Founder & Longtime Bassist, Chris Squire Passes Away At Age 67
Photo: Yes Facebook Page
Chris Squire, the co-founder and longtime bassist of the English rock band Yes, has passed away at the age of 67 from a rare form of leukemia.
Just back in May, Yes announced on their official Facebook page that Squire had been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). They stated that the bassist would be receiving treatment in his hometown of Phoenix over the next few months.
Squire was the only member of the band to be featured on every studio album.Read More
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