Photo: Shutterstock Photo: Shutterstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Shutterstock Charlize Theron to Be Honored by Costume Designers Guild with Spotlight Award (EXCLUSIVE) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The Costume Designers Guild announced Wednesday that Academy Award-winner Charlize Theron will be honored with the Spotlight Award. Adam McKay will be the recipient of the Distinguished Collaborator Award. Former owner of Bill Hargate Costumes, Mary Ellen Fields, will receive the Distinguished Service Award. The Spotlight Award honors an actor whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design. “Charlize Theron is a costume designer’s … [Read more...] about Charlize Theron to Be Honored by Costume Designers Guild with Spotlight Award (EXCLUSIVE)
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ABC News has reportedly doubled-down on its ”seek and destroy” mission to find the real leaker of the tape that showed network anchor Amy Robach explaining why she believes her employers shelved her story on notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The network apparently fired the wrong woman and is now trying to find the right one, Page Six reported Tuesday.Ashley Bianco, the woman accused of having access to ABC’s Amy Robach tape, speaks to Megyn Kelly in an exclusive interview. (Screenshot Megyn Kelly Twitter) Project Veritas shared the hot mic video with the media last week, provoking outrage from ABC executives, not for allegedly concealing a story but that an employee would release compromising footage to Project Veritas. (RELATED: ABC Responds To Anchor’s Rant Accusing Network Of Quashing Epstein Coverage) The alleged leaker identified him or herself as Ignotus, a character from the “Harry Potter” book series. BREAKING: ABC Insider: Why I, … [Read more...] about Report: ABC News Continues Search For Amy Robach Tape Leaker
National Science Foundation officials award $7 billion in grants annually based on funding proposals the agency’s watchdog estimates have hundreds of examples of plagiarism and “falsified or fabricated data.” The federal science research agency awards 11,000 grants to 2,000 research institutions annually, but Allison Lerner, the agency’s inspector general, only oversees about 1 percent of those recipients.Researcher misconduct has drastically increased over the past decade, meaning millions of tax dollars go to fraudsters, according to Lerner. The watchdog estimated that around 1,200 proposals for funding could contain plagiarism and another 800 proposals or results include “falsified or fabricated data,” according the IG’s semiannual report. Additionally, NSF has faced widespread criticism from the public and Congress for funding projects like two experiments that ran shrimp on a treadmill at a cost to taxpayers of $1.3 … [Read more...] about Feds Give Billions To Research Based On ‘Falsified Or Fabricated Data’
Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It’s Wednesday, and Washington is busy this morning! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the up-early co-creators. Find us @asimendinger and @alweaver22 on Twitter and CLICK HERE to subscribe!After weeks of private testimony, the House impeachment inquiry will move into the public sphere this morning as lawmakers question two top witnesses who can describe President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Diplomats kick off public evidence about Trump, Ukraine Trump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump MORE’s dealings with Ukraine and his actions to gather information about a political rival.The start of public testimony represents a key moment for Democrats, who have spent the majority of the first seven weeks … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Diplomats kick off public evidence about Trump, Ukraine
The Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce seeks to recognize outstanding individuals, businesses, or organizations of the Park Ridge community each year with Community Star Awards and is now accepting nominations. Nomination forms must be emailed as an attachment in a Word document or pasted in an email to [email protected] no later than noon on Thursday, December 12, 2019 The awards will be presented at "A Night of Stars" during the Annual Community Star Dinner Dance on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Café la Cave. Awardees and nominators will be notified in advance and Awardees must agree to be present for the award ceremony in order to Individuals are asked to nominate a Community Star that exhibits some or all of Service – goes above and beyond the call of duty by volunteering time, talent and/or resources to the community Legacy – implements sustainable change for the benefit of our community and/or leaves an exceptional, lasting lifetime impression Admirable … [Read more...] about Nominate a Park Ridge Community Star Today!