Thursday, 19 July, 2018

Oops! We didn't mean to call Oprah our president, NBC says

Local Pups Make a Fashion Statement During DC's Arctic Freeze Cool Pups Make a Hot Fashion Statement During Arctic Freeze Krystal Bowser-Garisto
Lisa Bryan | 09 January, 2018, 01:04

The rumour mill then went into overdrive when CNN reported that sources close to the 63-year-old said she is "actively thinking" about challenging Trump.

In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Oprah Winfrey accepts the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award speaks onstage during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

The Golden Globes kicked off with a monologue from host Seth Meyers, who immediately chose to talk about the disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

On the other hand, I could argue that she should be disqualified simply on the basis of her promotion of "The Secret", a multimedia juggernaut that claimed that the entire universe and every moment of human experience are governed by "the law of attraction". It gave a vision on how to move forward.

The drumbeat for a potential Winfrey presidential run began nearly as soon as the Golden Globes kicked off, as host Seth Meyers jokingly told Winfrey not to run. In response, Oprah's longtime partner Stedman Graham said, "It's up to the people".

"It's up to the people", Graham told the Los Angeles Times.

Bring it on, the White House said Monday, welcoming a would-be battle against Oprah Winfrey for the presidency in 2020. Trump has famously derided stories about him and entire news organizations as "fake news". "And it's here with every woman who chooses to say, "me, too', and every man who chooses to listen". "Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool that we all have".


Trump told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in 2015, shortly after announcing his presidential bid, that a 2016 ticket of Trump for president and Winfrey for vice president would be a lock for the White House. "I like Oprah and I also like Donald Trump, but as TV personalities not as the President of the United States of America".

This is not the first time this suggestion has been made, nor is Oprah the first celebrity who has inspired that kind of talk (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has said he's "seriously considering" running). "I can't get them to actually respond because a skilled politician knows how to give the answer they want". "Their time is up!" she shouted to a standing ovation. "I want to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault because they, like my mother, had children to feed and bills to pay and dreams to pursue", she said during her acceptance speech. She spoke about the feelings she had as a young girl watching Sidney Poitier win the best-actor Oscar in 1964 and likened the pride she felt watching Poitier, the first black man to win that trophy, to the impact she hoped she could have on young women today. "And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say "Me too" again".

Winfrey's speech was the most Tweeted moment of the Golden Globes.

It also didn't take long for social media to rally behind Oprah for the job, with the hashtags #oprah2020 and #OprahSpeech trending on Twitter. "I don't think she had any intention [of declaring]".

Less an awards show and more a prolonged statement of cultural correction, Sunday's Golden Globe Awards telecast nevertheless managed to keep things fairly entertaining in the midst of revolution.

"We miss that woman", Janney said of Winfrey, who ended her eponymous talk show in 2011.

Kidman won the first award of the night for best actress in a limited series for TV, for playing domestic violence victim Celeste Wright.

Recommended

  • MA  gas prices climb 5 cents per gallon, to $2.48

    MA gas prices climb 5 cents per gallon, to $2.48

    AAA found regular gas in MA for sale as cheaply as $2.31 per gallon and as expensive as $2.79 per gallon. Then reduced winter demand pushes them lower for the next month or two.
    Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

    Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

    Coos County Sherriff Craig Zanni said, "This is now a federal issue related to a change of federal prosecutor's directives". Just Sessions' announcement has already sparked backlash from politicians on both sides of the aisle, he noted.
    Ross Barkley Signs 5.5 Year, £15 Deal with Chelsea FC

    Ross Barkley Signs 5.5 Year, £15 Deal with Chelsea FC

    Barkley scored five goals and recorded eight assists in the Premier League last season as Everton finished seventh in the table. Blues chief Conte said: "We are talking about an English player, a young player, with good prospects for Chelsea".
  • Former Griz QB named to College Football Hall of Fame

    Former Griz QB named to College Football Hall of Fame

    Taylor was a key member of the Huskers' dominate run under Tom Osborne that ended with national titles in 1994-95 and 1997. Dickenson played professionally for 12 seasons, mostly in the CFL, where he led the B.C.
    Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show

    Golden Globes: 10 Memorable Moments From the Show

    De Mille honoree Oprah Winfrey who had promised girls and young women watching the show that 'a new day is on the horizon. DeMille Award, but such was the task for co-presenters Portman and Ron Howard .
    Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

    Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

    Corfman after the election and the content of his affidavit demonstrate that if not enjoined, he will continue to defame Ms. Corfman is asking Moore to retract his statements, publicly apologize and pay the "costs and expenses of this action".
  • Sports journalist found safe after going missing in Houston

    Sports journalist found safe after going missing in Houston

    Her purse - which contained an iPad, computer, and credit cards - was found intact somewhere inside the mall, according to KHOU . The Houston Police Department posted on Twitter that Roland, 29, has been found safe after she had been missing since Saturday.
    Real Madrid boss Zidane happy to have Gareth Bale back

    Real Madrid boss Zidane happy to have Gareth Bale back

    If that changes by June or if we sit down and talk about it, we may sign players in certain positions. Gareth Bale scored twice to give Real the lead after Celta had taken the lead through Daniel Wass.
    Peyton Manning favorite to replace Jon Gruden on 'Monday Night Football'

    Peyton Manning favorite to replace Jon Gruden on 'Monday Night Football'

    The team called a news conference for Tuesday afternoon to introduce Gruden, who coached the Raiders from 1998 to 2001. The worst-kept secret of the week has been confirmed: Jon Gruden will return to coach the Oakland Raiders .
  • Triple Talaq: Muslim women agitate against bill introduced in LS

    Triple Talaq: Muslim women agitate against bill introduced in LS

    Mr Kumar said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi talks about woman empowerment but "runs away" when it comes to acting on it.
    Donald Trump's rant against Pakistan

    Donald Trump's rant against Pakistan

    His first tweet of 2018, calling out of the "lies and deceit" of Pakistan, had pretty much all of India whooping in approval. According to the White House, the administration is still working on the "exceptions to be made" in this suspension.
    Nottm Forest v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

    Nottm Forest v Arsenal Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

    Nottingham Forest striker Daryl Murphy is an injury doubt having come off in the home defeat against Sunderland. Arsenal have beaten Chelsea, Aston Villa and Hull City in their last three FA Cup final triumphs.

Jio cuts tariff by Rs Jio cuts tariff by Rs Reliance Jio offers unlimited voice calls, roaming and STD, access to MyJio apps and unlimited SMS for the duration of any plan. Notably, Airtel has revised its Rs 448 and Rs 509 prepaid plans to take on Jio, which now come with a longer validity period.

HTC Announce New Vive Pro Headset And Vive Wireless Adapter HTC Announce New Vive Pro Headset And Vive Wireless Adapter Apart from that, the new HTC Vive Pro will bare two OLED displays, which makes it similar to the Vive Focus from the same company. The Vive Pro brings built-in audio and wireless options, and, most importantly, an nearly 80 percent boost in screen resolution .

Anushka Sharma returns from Cape Town to get back to work Anushka Sharma returns from Cape Town to get back to work The versatile actress Anushka Sharma recently tied to knot to Indian skipper Virat Kohli in a hush-hush ceremony in Italy. Cute Anushka Sharma was found shaking her legs on the streets of Lisbon and a localite joined her in the dance.

Fired engineer who wrote sexist manifesto sues Google Fired engineer who wrote sexist manifesto sues Google Earlier this month, four women plaintiffs as part of a revised lawsuit , alleged that the company had asked for their prior salaries and had underpaid them compared to their male counterparts.

National Football League to look into Panthers' handling of injury to Cam Newton National Football League  to look into Panthers' handling of injury to Cam Newton Newton took a hard hit in the fourth quarter in which he claimed his helmet came down over his eyes and hurt his right eye. If the concussion protocol was not properly followed the team is subject to discipline, including a $150,000 fine.

Second generation Nokia 6 debuts with Snapdragon 630 Second generation Nokia 6 debuts with Snapdragon 630 Last year, the original Nokia 6 was announced in January for China, then made available in the USA through Amazon in July. The Nokia 6 still has a headphone jack, but the speakers have-on paper at least-been downgraded from two speakers to one.

Celebs Are Bringing Activists As Their Dates To Today's Golden Globes Celebs Are Bringing Activists As Their Dates To Today's Golden Globes Stone is nominated for best actress on Sunday night for her portrayal of King in the movie Battle of the Sexes . "Every generation has to fight for equality and freedom forever".

Saints march into divisional round with win over Panthers Saints march into divisional round with win over Panthers But Newton, Carolina's leading rusher this season, didn't run much in two losses to New Orleans, gaining 67 yards on nine carries. When Newton is accurate, efficient and can extend plays and create yards with his legs, the Panthers can beat anybody.

MPs call for 25p tax on disposable coffee cups MPs call for 25p tax on disposable coffee cups The issue is that although takeaway cups are made of paper, they are lined with polyethylene, which is hard to remove. No major coffee chains apart from Starbucks have announced plans yet to charge customers for their disposable cups.

Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam Lalu's son Tejaswwi Yadav, who alleged political vendetta behind the case, stated that his father was not afraid of the verdict. Meanwhile, Lalu's son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the trial court's decision will be challenged in the high court .

Flu hospitalizations soaring in Ohio Flu hospitalizations soaring in Ohio She said it is even more important if their baby is younger than six months and therefore, can not get vaccinated. The number of influenza cases are up, and Fraser Health is concerned emergency rooms will get plugged up.

What's happening with Iran's ongoing protests? What's happening with Iran's ongoing protests? Twelve people have been killed in demonstrations, with 10 of the deaths inflicted amid intensifying clashes on Sunday night. He said the "people of Iran are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime".

Kupwara avalanche: 7-year-old boy found alive, 4 bodies recovered Kupwara avalanche: 7-year-old boy found alive, 4 bodies recovered However, rescue teams of police and Army joined by locals have rescued a child and an elderly person and shifted them to hospital. Conveying sympathies with the bereaved families, the Minister prayed for peace to the departed souls.

Charles Schwab Stock Downgraded on Valuation by JMP Securities Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 2.4 Percent. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 8.

ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person' - WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE Nolan also joked about Patriots QB Tom Brady not being smart and that she was on a lot of meds for a head cold. And the Emmy-winning Nolan, who joined ESPN from rival Fox Sports three months ago, was clearly having fun.