Headlines on 2018-3-12

  • Beverly Hills, 90210 'Revival' Eyed?

    That noise you hear is Nat updating the specials board at the Peach Pit. TVLine has confirmed that CBS Television Studios is in very early development on a potential TV series that would reunite Beverly Hills, 90210 vets Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. According to People.com, the project in question would be based loosely on the […]

  • WaPo Editor Champions Right to Abort Down Syndrome Babies

    'Please don’t try to kill us all off,' says Down syndrome activist.

  • New Dan Gilroy-Jake Gyllenhaal Movie Finalizes Cast

    Stranger Things‘ Natalia Dyer, Tom Sturridge, Hamilton‘s Daveed Diggs, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Billy Magnussen and Zawe Ashton have been added to the cast of Netflix’s new movie that reunites the Nightcrawler team of writer-director Dan Gilroy and stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo. The pic, which began shooting earlier this month in Los Angeles, revolves around big money artists and mega-collectors who pay a high price when art collides with commerce. Jennifer…

  • Preservation Hall gets back its signature sousaphone

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A distinctive wraparound tuba that was stolen last month from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans is back....

  • KC police involved in standoff with armed suspect on Independence Avenue

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were involved in a standoff with an armed suspect Monday evening in Kansas City, officials say. According to Kansas City police dispatch, the standoff was located at a home near the intersection of Amie Street and Prospect Avenue. Police said the standoff was with a woman alone inside a residence who was threatening to attempt suicide. The woman left the home uninjured and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to police. Suicide Help Information  […]

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  • NCAA Tournament First: UCLA starting in Dayton vs Bonnies

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- UCLA's storied NCAA Tournament history includes 18 Final Four appearances. A First Four? None, until now....

  • UConn, Irish, Louisville, Miss St top seeds in women's NCAAs

    NEW YORK (AP) -- UConn, Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State are the No. 1 seeds in the women's basketball NCAA Tournament....

  • Young girl serenades cattle with her concertina

    This is really sweet. A young Irish girl, Grace Lehane of Cork, played "Britches full of Stitches" on her concertina by the side of a green pasture full of cattle. Watch in this video that her dad Denis uploaded in 2017 as the animals come running over to hear the "moosic." The beaming smile on Grace's face is precious! (The Kid Should See This)

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  • Champion Astros honored at White House

    President Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an "incredible victory" that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city. Houston defeated the Dodgers in Game 7 last year to win the title. Trump declared it "was one of the greatest baseball games anybody has ever seen." The Astros jumped to a 5-0 lead by the second inning, ultimately winning the game 5-1. "It's...

  • Lorenzo Romar returning to Pepperdine for 2nd stint as coach

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - Lorenzo Romar is returning to Pepperdine for a second stint as men's basketball coach. Athletic director Steve Potts said Monday that Romar will be back in Malibu as soon as Arizona's season ends. Romar is currently in his first season as associate head coach at Arizona ...

  • Settlement reached in lawsuit of Syngenta GMO corn seed

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Swiss agribusiness giant has agreed to a $1.5 billion settlement in a lawsuit over genetically modified corn seed variety....

  • Hawaii declines requests for records on false missile alert

    HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii officials have repeatedly pointed to a low-level state employee and a breakdown in his agency's leadership as the main cause for a January missile alert that left hundreds of thousands of islanders thinking they might die in a nuclear blast. But efforts to find out more about what other top officials did that day have been stymied at the highest levels of state government....