Video Odds & Ends: Idina & Kristin Reunite for Hillary & More

first_imgP.S. Netflix’s Gilmore Girls will air on November 25 and we are counting down the days to see what Tony winners Sutton Foster and Christian Borle have in store for us in the revival! Star Files Jesse Tyler Ferguson Auditions for HamiltonSpeaking of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning hit, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, during his final week of performances in Fully Committed, appeared at #Ham4Ham on July 27 to audition for the role of Lafayette/Jefferson. The Modern Family star’s take on what was required was slightly different to Tony winner Daveed Diggs’ interpretation, let’s put it that way. Ellen Green, Billy Porter, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ben Platt , Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth First Trailer of M. Night Shyamalan’s Betty Buckley FilmWe have our first look at Betty Buckley in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, Split, and it looks as terrifying as you would expect. The Tony winner previously appeared in his 2008 movie The Happening. Also starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jessica Sula, and Haley Lu Richardson, the film is slated for release on January 20, 2017. Buckley is currently appearing on stage on the West Coast in Grey Gardens. View Commentscenter_img Zachary Quinto’s ‘Gypsy Spock’Broadway alum Zachary Quinto recently celebrated the release of the latest Star Trek movie with a little help from “Gypsy Spock” and dubsmash. Needs to be seen to be believed… Idina Menzel Kristin Chenoweth Here’s a quick roundup of stories videos you may have missed from today. Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth ReuniteA slew of stage favorites including Tony winners Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming and Billy Porter, along with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ben Platt and Ellen Greene, were just some of the talents who teamed up for Hillary Clinton on July 26. Check out below their cover of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song.” Expect more big Broadway names to appear later today at the Democratic convention. Hopefully, the politicos in the room where it happens in Philadelphia have learned their lesson and won’t be requesting any more Hamilton tickets.last_img read more

PREMIUMHeavy task awaits new Supreme Court chief to tighten monitoring of judges

first_imgForgot Password ? A tough job now awaits M. Syarifuddin, who is about to start his new role as Supreme Court (MA) chief justice, with many saying that he needs to restore public faith in the country’s judicial system by imposing stern sanctions against judges who violate its code of ethics.Syarifuddin, formerly the deputy chief justice for judicial affairs, won the majority vote during an election held in a plenary meeting attended by 48 justices on Monday, which was live-streamed on YouTube because of the COVID-19 outbreak.Syarifuddin replaces M. Hatta Ali, who is retiring at the end of this month.Having served as chief justice at the country’s highest court for eight years, Hatta has faced criticism for his failure in improving the judges’ compliance with the code of ethics. In 2019, for example, the Judicial Commission (KY) recommended sanctions against 130 judges for allege… Topics : Facebook Log in with your social account LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Linkedin Google #SupremeCourt Supreme-Court Judicial-Commission #JudicialCommission judges ethicslast_img read more

Ex-Starbucks employees arrested for alleged ‘peeping tom’

first_imgThe North Jakarta Police have arrested two former Starbucks Indonesia employees for alleged sexual harassment after they were caught peering at a female customer’s cleavage through a CCTV camera.Jakarta Police spokesperson Sr. Comr. Yusri Yunus said the two arrestees, identified only by their initials K and D, were apprehended on Thursday evening.“The police are now interrogating them to find out their motives,” Yusri told The Jakarta Post on Friday. He added the police had also identified the victim, since one of the suspects personally recognized her. “The suspect has her phone number. The victim just filed a report to the police.”The spokesperson went on to say the incident occurred on Wednesday in a Starbucks store in the neighborhood of Sunter in North Jakarta.The incident caught public attention after a Twitter user under the handle @LisaAbet uploaded a video of the incident to the Twitter. She tweeted she was angered upon watching the incident in her friend’s Instagram Story.Read also: Public outcry as House plans to delay sexual violence bill – again The footage showed a male employee of the coffee shop zooming on CCTV recordings at the back office to get a clearer look on a female visitor’s cleavage. Another male employee who recorded the event through his phone burst into laughter.The incident drove many internet users raging over the behavior, demanding immediate investigation from Starbucks. @LisaAbet’s post has been retweeted 19,400 times in less than two days.“How they behave is unacceptable and disgusting,” Twitter user @xxnotababexx wrote.“F&B [food and beverage] business is about hospitality. If customers are not respected, it’s fatal […],” user @aguslio17g tweeted.Starbucks responded to the post on Wednesday, apologizing for the incident. The company added that the management was investigating the incident and the employees.The company released a statement on Thursday afternoon, saying “the individual” was no longer employed and the company would ensure similar incidents did not happen in future.pic.twitter.com/UaglEPojWo— Starbucks Indonesia (@SbuxIndonesia) July 2, 2020“We were extremely troubled to learn of this incident and it is a matter that we take seriously. It is not consistent with our mission and values, high standards of conduct or the experience we strive to deliver for our customers,” Starbucks stated.Starbucks Indonesia spokesperson Andrea Siahaan confirmed to the Post that the company had fired the two employees implicated in the incident.Opening its first store in Jakarta in 2002, Starbucks now has more than 300 stores in major cities across the country.Topics :last_img read more

ICC World Cup ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli hits half-century of fifties in clash vs Australia

first_img New Delhi: After Rohit Sharma’s attacking fifty and a brilliant century from Shikhar Dhawan, India cricket team skipper Virat Kohli joined in the fun as he blasted his 50th fifty in ODIs. The Indian cricket team skipper notched up his landmark by working offspinner Glenn Maxwell to the deep midwicket fence for a single. Kohli built upon the efforts of Dhawan and Rohit as India aimed for a total close to 325 against an Australian side that struggled on the flat deck at the Kennington Oval in London after India had won the toss and chose to bat. Kohli became the seventh Indian player to hit 50 or more fifties in ODIs. Sachin Tendulkar heads the list with 96 fiftiesBoth Dhawan and Rohit started slowly and it was the left-hander who smashed the first boundary of the match when he caressed a full ball from Pat Cummins to the deep extra cover fence. The pressure of the early overs was released when Dhawan slammed three boundaries off Nathan Coulter-Nile in the eighth over. The first boundary was a drive straight down the ground, the second was a cut shot to the deep cover fence while the third was a late-cut to the third man fence.RELATEDAfter going past the landmark, Dhawan pounced on Stoinis by smashing two consecutive boundaries and despite losing Rohit for 57, Dhawan continued his aggression. He blasted two fours off legspinner Adam Zampa and got near to his century by getting an under-edge to a short ball from Pat Cummins as he attempted the upper-cut again. The left-hander raced through the 90s by pulling Zampa to the deep square leg fence and he reached the landmark in dramatic fashion.The left-hander pushed a full ball from Marcus Stoinis to the mid-off region and looked for a single but sent Virat Kohli back half-way down the pitch. The fielder scored a direct hit and the ricochet resulted in a single. Rohit Sharma has always had memorable moments against Australia when it comes to his cricketing career. His first double century came against Australia in 2013 and he has the most centuries in his ODI career against Australia. Rohit has also amassed other records in his career and in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash against Australia at the Kennington Oval, the Mumbai right-hander notched up yet another milestone. Rohit became the fourth player to score 2000 runs in ODIs against Australia. Sachin Tendulkar is the leading run-getter with 3077 runs at an average of 44.57 with nine centuries. With Shikhar Dhawan batting aggressively, Rohit was content on playing second fiddle. The batsman pushed legspinner Adam Zampa to long off for a single and he became the fastest to 2000 runs against Australia, achieving the feat in just his 37th game. highlights Virat Kohli hit his 50th fifty in ODIs.Kohli is the seventh Indian to reach 50 ODI fifties.India last won against Australia in the 2011 World Cup.center_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more