So, Here's Everything Nicki Minaj Does In "The Other Woman"
Forget Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton, this is biggest reason you should be excited to see The Other Woman: Nicki Minaj makes her acting debut. In the revenge comedy, Minaj plays Lydia, an "opinionated and sharp and brutally honest" assistant to Diaz's lawyer character, Carly. And, while we won't give away what happens in the film, we will say that Minaj's first foray into Hollywood is everything a fan of hers could hope for and more.
Ireland Has Too Much To Lose To Deter U.S. Companies Re-homing
Ireland is in the firing line from Washington again for luring U.S. companies to its shores for tax benefits, but despite contrite noises coming from Dublin, it has too much to lose to discourage U.S. firms bent on shifting their tax domiciles. Ireland's low corporate tax rate of 12.5 percent is a natural lure for U.S. companies looking to set up an overseas hub, and for Dublin the pay-off is new jobs, but in so-called inversion deals the company then switches its overall tax domicile from the United States, where the rate is 35 percent, to its new home.
Russia Bans Polish Fruit And Veg In Apparent Retaliation For Sanctions
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine a day earlier. Moscow, which buys more than 2 billion euros worth of EU fruit and vegetables a year making it by far the biggest export market for the products, said the ban was for sanitary reasons. Polish fruit growers said the ban was political, although Russia denied this.
Private Sector Adds 218,000 Jobs In July: ADP
A report by a payrolls processor released on Wednesday showed U.S. companies hired 218,000 workers in July, below what analysts projected and the level set the previous month. Private job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADPNational Employment Report would show a gain of 230,000 jobs.
It's Official! Demi Lovato To Appear On Nick Jonas' New Album!
Nick Jonas is taking his relationship with Demi Lovato to another level. Following his stint as the musical and creative director of the "Skyscraper" singer's Neon Light Tour, a duet with Lovato will appear on Jonas' upcoming solo album. "We did one for my record," Jonas said of the untitled song and album. "It's a great song that we both love. Her voice is just amazing on it. She's the real deal. It's the perfect fit for this record." Jonas actually made a surprise appearance during Lovato's opening night performance of Neon Lights in Vancouver, Canada to perform three songs together. Lovato revealed last month that the two wrote a song together, but they weren't sure what they were going to do with it.
Moscovici Says Confident Will Have Important Economic Role In EU Commission
France's candidate for the European Commission Pierre Moscovici told Reuters on Wednesday he is convinced he will have an important economic portfolio, rebuffing German concerns that France lacked the budget credibility to take such a job. President Francois Hollande proposed his former finance minister on Tuesday to be France's representative in the next European Commission, which takes office early November.
15 Killed At Gaza UN School; Israel Holds Fire
Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms. The Israeli military said mortar shells had been fired from near the school, and that soldiers fired back. Later Wednesday, the Israeli military declared a four-hour humanitarian cease-fire in parts of Gaza beginning at 3:00 p.m.
James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Revels In Drama And Dance Moves
From the gliding, intricate footwork to the hunched shoulders and fluid movements, its clear that Chadwick Boseman has nailed James Brown's singular mannerisms and raspy voice.
This New Jersey Wedding Turned Into A Disaster When 300 Guests Started Fighting
Two people were arrested for disorderly conduct Sunday night when a giant brawl involving almost 300 wedding guests broke out in Central New Jersey. Police , two off-duty officers were working the reception as security when they first learned about a fight. When backup was called for some much-needed assistance, the brawl had grown even more to approximately 300 wedding guests.
LeBron James Posts Behind-the-Scenes 'Trainwreck' Photo
Now that LeBron James has decided which team he’ll play for next season and which number he’ll wear, the NBA star took care of some show business on Monday, filming a scene for Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer ’s upcoming movie Trainwreck , shooting in New York. While paparazzi photos and video just showed James walking to the set, James posted a behind-the-scenes shot to Facebook that gave fans a closer look at the action. On the monitors in the photo, James can be seen filming a scene with co-star Bill Hader in a restaurant.