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Thailand's Ex-Tourism Chief Gets 50 Years for Taking Bribes

Thailand's Ex-Tourism Chief Gets 50 Years for Taking Bribes

NEWS | Mar 29
The former head of Thailand's tourism promotion board has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago.

Black Women Stand up on Twitter Following Maxine Waters Dig

Black Women Stand up on Twitter Following Maxine Waters Dig

NEWS | Mar 29
Bill O'Reilly's joke about a congresswoman's wig and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's dressing down of a reporter have spurred black women to take to social media in protest.

Johnson Says 'Baywatch' is Summer's 'Sexiest, Funniest' Pic

Johnson Says 'Baywatch' is Summer's 'Sexiest, Funniest' Pic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 29
CinemaCon just got a little less dressed.

Movie Studios Look to Young, Diverse Audiences for Growth

Movie Studios Look to Young, Diverse Audiences for Growth

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 29
The future of Hollywood movies is in the hands of young and diverse audiences.

It's Over: Britain Files for Divorce from the European Union

It's Over: Britain Files for Divorce from the European Union

NEWS | By Jill Lawless | Mar 29
The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday.

As Time Dwindles, Another 'Bathroom Bill' Fix Effort Fizzles

As Time Dwindles, Another 'Bathroom Bill' Fix Effort Fizzles

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 29
Efforts among North Carolina leaders to take the state's "bathroom bill" off the books before a deadline to stem further economic losses evaporated late Tuesday and devolved into more finger-pointing by Republican lawmakers and the Democratic governor.

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

Transgender California Inmates Could Have Bras, Cosmetics

NEWS | By Don Thompson | Mar 29
Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday.

Trump Admin. Omits LGBTQ People from 2020 Census

Trump Admin. Omits LGBTQ People from 2020 Census

NEWS | Mar 29
Tuesday, the Trump Administration submitted to Congress a report of the list of categories of data it plans to collect for the 2020 Census and the American Community Survey (ACS).

Man Going to LGBT Event Pleads Not Guilty to Weapons Charges

Man Going to LGBT Event Pleads Not Guilty to Weapons Charges

NEWS | Mar 29
An Indiana man who told police he was headed to a gay pride event in California and was found with a loaded assault rifle and chemicals mixed and ready to explode in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges.

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

Fake Doctor Gets 10 Years for Bogus, Deadly Butt Injections

NEWS | Mar 29
A judge has imposed a 10-year prison sentence on a South Florida transgender woman who performed illegal buttocks-enhancements, injecting her clients with toxic materials including tire sealant and superglue and causing one woman's death.


News

Attack Outside British Parliament Leaves Five Dead, Including Cop and Attacker

Attack Outside British Parliament Leaves Five Dead, Including Cop and Attacker

CRIME | Mar 29
At least five people, including the attacker, were killed and many more injured after a car and knife attack outside British Parliament Wednesday. The attacker was killed by police. Elizabeth Palmer reports.


Entertainment

 Review :: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

THEATRE | By Harker Jones | Mar 27
Williams' blistering material of sexual and social politics is brought to vivid life by a masterful director and talented cast.

Our Future: There's a Revolution in Pop Music, and Only the Kids Care

Our Future: There's a Revolution in Pop Music, and Only the Kids Care

CULTURE | By Kyle Mangione-Smith | Mar 28
What was Frank Ocean doing on the soundtrack to one of my classmate's video projects? I never thought that songs from Ocean's "Blonde" would find their way into mainstream youth culture. Such is the changing face of pop music today.


Business

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Mar 28
Companies ranging from luxury clothes maker Burberry to Bee Good, a small business making products from British bees, are hoping to make virtue out of necessity by promoting British identity as a selling point.


Technology

New Lego Set 'Women of NASA' To Be Released

New Lego Set 'Women of NASA' To Be Released

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 28
If you're looking for ways to inspire your kids to reach for the stars, LEGO is there to help you with a new play set featuring the badass astronauts and scientists who made NASA what it is today.


Style

Chabad Lubavitch Hosts Seders Around the World

Chabad Lubavitch Hosts Seders Around the World

FOOD/DRINK | Mar 28
If spring break or other travel takes you away from home during Passover, the Jewish outreach organization Chabad-Lubavitch hosts communal Seders in cities, on college campuses and in vacation destinations around the world.


Health/Fitness

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

6 Steps to Prevent Nearly Half of Colorectal Cancer Cases

HEALTH | Mar 28
Research shows that Americans can prevent tens of thousands of colorectal cancer cases every year through diet, physically activity and weight management, say experts at the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR).


Travel

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

Expeditions to Send Trash Bags to clean Mt. Everest

By Binaj Guruacharya | Mar 29
Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.


Nightlife

JD Disalvatore Honored at 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards
Los Angeles, CA

JD Disalvatore Honored at 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards

On Wednesday, March 22 at woven on Melrose Avenue, the West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board and the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor five exceptional women at the 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards.

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

AIDS | Mar 27
amfAr hosted a star-studded night at their annual Hong Kong gala, raising more than $3.5M for amfAR's TREAT Asia program and the organization's Countdown to a Cure initiative.