Monday, February 11th, 2019

 

Anna Wintour says inclusivity and diversity can be found on runways

The Vogue editor says the fashion industry is moving in the right direction. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Booking.com


Chimpanzees Use Branch as Ladder to Escape Enclosure at Belfast Zoo

The Great (ape) Escape!!! These chimps at Belfast Zoo used a broken tree branch as a ladder today. Video credit: Danielle Monaghan and Dean McFaul pic.twitter.com/Y9pEVOI65y — U105 (@U105radio) February 9, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It looks like the start of a Planet of the Apes movie, but this great ape escape is very real. According to The Guardian, a group of chimpanzees got out of their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo on Saturday by using a broken branch as a ladder. The branch, broken by a recent storm in Belfast, Ireland,Read More


As talks falter, lawmakers meet to avert shutdown

Part of the government could close again if lawmakers fail to broker a budget deal before the stopgap spending bill expires Friday Booking.com


Caroline Herrera forecast a colorful fall/winter

Creative director Wes Gordon find inspiration in color for the brand’s new collection. Rough cut (no reporter narration)


Katy Perry Accused of Evoking ‘Blackface’ in Two Shoe Designs from Her Namesake Label

Just weeks after Prada and Gucci came under fire for selling products that evoked racist blackface imagery, another brand is being accused of the same thing. Katy Perry Footwear, the shoe line designed by pop star Katy Perry, is being called out on social media for two its latest shoe styles. The brand’s “Ora Face Block Heel Sandal” and the “Rue Face Slip On Loafers” both feature gold eyes, nose and red lips on the toe of the shoe to create a face-like depiction that some feel is strongly associated with blackface. EachRead More


How to Get Michelle Obama’s Grammys Glow, Straight from Her Makeup Artist Carl Ray

The 2019 Grammys was full of jaw-dropping moments, among them, when former First Lady Michelle Obama appeared onstage alongside host Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jennifer Lopez to open up about the importance of music in each of their lives. As Obama, 55, told the audience, “From the Motown records I wore out on the South Side to the ‘who run the world’ songs that fueled me through this last decade, music has always helped me tell my story, and I know that’s true for everybody here,” she wasRead More


Oregon Teacher Pleads Guilty to Rape After Being Caught in Bed With 15-Year-Old Boy by Husband

An Oregon teacher has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for the third-degree rape of a 15-year-old student. Andrea Baber, 30, pleaded guilty to six counts of contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor and three counts of third-degree rape, PEOPLE confirms. As part of the plea deal, she will serve two years of post-prison supervision after her prison sentence. She must also register as a sex offender. Baber had been an English teacher at Logos Christian Academy in Springfield prior to her December 2017 arrest. At the timeRead More


The Cast of All My Children Reunites to Act Out Some of Their Most Memorable Scenes

The cast of All My Children brought Pine Valley to Times Square. On Monday’s episode of ABC’s Strahan & Sara, Susan Lucci, Walt Willey, Jacob Young, Cady McClain and Jill Larson reunited to dish on what it was like filming the beloved soap opera (which ran for 41 years!) and what they’ve been up to since the show wrapped in 2011.  “The most amazing thing is we’ve all had this ongoing relationship with the audience on a daily basis,” McClain told hosts Michael Strahan and Sara Haines. “It continues to this day, which is amazing. SoRead More


Trump talks border security debate at White House

Trump pushed for his long-promised border wall before heading to Texas for a campaign-style rally


Freshman Dem apologizes for tweets widely denounced as anti-Semitic

“We condemn these remarks and we call upon Congresswoman Omar to immediately apologize for these hurtful comments”