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6 days ago

'Antiques Roadshow' Dealers Accused of Fraud

A pair of antiques dealers looking to gain a bit of exposure by going on a public television program got more than they bargained for.

The pair were indicted Thursday on federal mail and

1 week ago

Expect Delays Entering Detroit Metro Airport off I-94/Merriman Rd.

DETROIT--()--Motorists headed to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) from I-94

or Merriman Road (north of the airport) should expect significant delays

entering and exiting the airport due to critical roadwork planned

through September.

Beginning this week, road crews will begin the complete reconstruction

of the Goddard Rd. Extension bridge crossing Merriman Rd. at DTW's north

entrance. As a result, traffic entering and exiting the Airport via

Merriman Rd./I-94 will be reduced to one lane in each direction.

Overnight, traffic will be stopped at the airport's north entrance

altogether periodically as necessary to remove and replace structural

beams for the bridge above.

Meanwhile, traffic normally using the Goddard Rd. bridge across Merriman

Rd. will be re-routed via airport service drives. Detour signage will be

displayed directing traffic along the alternate route.

Airport employees, especially those at the North Terminal who park in

the airport's Blue Deck Employee area, should allow extra time to park

and report to their workstations.

Due to other roadway projects elsewhere surrounding Detroit Metro

Airport, customers are urged to visit the Airport's Web site,,

when planning an alternate route for the latest traffic and construction


1 month ago

Studies find 'super bacteria' in Rio's Olympic venues, top beaches | Reuters

By Brad Brooks


RIO DE JANEIRO Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5.

The findings from two unpublished academic studies seen by Reuters concern Rio's most popular spots for tourists and greatly increase the areas known to be infected by the microbes normally found only in hos

3 months ago

Miley Cyrus Addresses Her Engagement Ring: I Wear It Because Liam Hemsworth Loves Me!

Miley Cyrus Addresses Her Engagement Ring: I Wear It Because Liam Hemsworth Loves Me! | Ellen DeGeneres, Miley Cyrus, Video : Just Jared

Miley Cyrus arrives for her appearance on The Ellen Show, airing later today!

This is the 23-year-old entertainer's first appearance since filling in for Ellen when she was under the weather! While on the show, Ellen asked Miley about her engagement ring. Miley and her fiance Liam Hemsworth have never publicly confirmed they're engaged.

"This is really weird because this is like real jewelry and most of my jewelry is made out of gummy bears and cotton candy and they don't look that good together because they kind of mix up so sometimes I replace it with an actual unicorn or a Looney Tune. And he's kind of like what's going on?I am like this isn't really my aesthetic but I'll wear it because you [Liam] love me," Miley told Ellen. Watch below.

Click inside for more from Miley's appearance...

3 months ago

Ice Cube Is Making An Oliver Twist Movie With Disney

Ice Cube Is Making An Oliver Twist Movie With Disney - Stereogum

A lot of people call Ice Cube a sellout for making family movies and a hypocrite for continuing to perform hard N.W.A hits on tour, but you can't knock the West Coast dundatta's ability to make that paper. Cube's latest venture is teaming up with Disney for a present-day, musical Oliver Twist remake, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

If there's anyone who can pull this off, it's Thomas Kail, the Tony award-winning director of Hamilton. Kail will again be responsible for injecting some hip-hop sensibilities into a classic American/English story. To help with this task, he's cast Cube as Fagin, the leader of the gang of London pickpockets that Oliver falls in with. Cube is also writing the treatment for the film along with Jeff Kwatinetz.

Disney already adapted Oliver Twist for 1988's animated movie Oliver And Company, but this will be the first live-action version.

3 months ago

Chris Pine Joins Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Chris Pine Joins Disney's 'A Wrinkle in Time' | Variety

Chris Pine is in talks to join the cast of Disney's adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time."

He joins newcomer Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling in the pic. Ava DuVernay is directing.

Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed "Frozen" with Chris Buck, is penning the adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's book for Disney. The story follows children as they travel through time and visit strange worlds in order to find their missing father, a scientist.

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Reid will play the oldest daughter among the children.

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the first book in L'Engle's "Time Quintet" series, which includes "A Wind in the Door," "Many Waters," "A Swiftly Tilting Planet," and "An Acceptable Time."

Pine was most recently seen in "Star Trek Beyond" as well as CBS Films' "Hell or High Water" which earned him some of the best reviews of his career. He can be seen next in Warner Bros. "Wonder Woman" as Steve Trevor and also is expected to reprise his role of Capt. Kirk in the fourth installment in the "Star Trek" franchise.

He is repped by CAA and John Carrabino Management. Deadline Hollywood first reported the story.