'Hawaii Five-O' Asian actors didn't get respect

'Hawaii Five-O' Asian actors didn't get respect

As Kim himself confirmed in a Facebook post to his fans, the duo left because their request to be paid the same as their white co-stars, Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan, was rejected. The gap in what they were asking for and what CBS was willing to offer was tiny — reportedly a difference of as little as $5,000 per episode, which for the most-watched network in America is an amount that could basically be found under sofa cushions in their corporate offices. Although, according to “Hawaii Five-0” showrunner Peter…

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Calmejane defeats cramp to win Tour stage, Froome stays in control

Calmejane defeats cramp to win Tour stage, Froome stays in control

Posted July 09, 2017 08:42:30 Photo: France’s Lilian Calmejane celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eighth stage. (AP: Peter Dejong) Frenchman Lilian Calmejane has fought off a bout of cramp to claim a solo win in the eighth stage of the Tour de France, as the overall favourites stayed quiet on the eve of a punishing day in the Jura mountains. The 24-year-old Calmejane, in only his second year as a professional, dropped his breakaway companions in the last climb of the day and despite cramping up in the…

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Nelsan Ellis, 'True Blood' actor, dead at 39

Nelsan Ellis, 'True Blood' actor, dead at 39

Nelsan Ellis, the actor who lit up the screen on HBO’s vampire drama “True Blood,” has died at age 39. The cause of death was complications from heart failure, his manager, Emily Gerson Saines, told CNN. Ellis had roles in several movies during his career, including “Get on Up,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “The Help.” But he was best known for his performance on “True Blood” as Lafayette, a cook and medium whose tell-it-like-it-is attitude made him a favorite among the television show’s fans. HBO said in a statement…

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Spin cycle: How Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's G20 accounts differ

Spin cycle: How Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's G20 accounts differ

Washington: As much as they complain about so-called fake news, both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are known dabblers in that dark art. So whatever either of the leaders, and their armies of spin doctors, say about their Friday encounter in Hamburg should be taken with a grain of salt. That their scheduled 45-minute meeting stretched to more than two hours, with Melania Trump being sent in at one stage to break the bromance, was instructive on their capacity to engage. Play VideoDon’t Play Cattle farming in Indonesia Play VideoDon’t…

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Does cold weather make arthritis worse?

Does cold weather make arthritis worse?

Many people with arthritis dread the cooler months. In fact, some swear blind they can even predict a drop in mercury simply by the increase in swelling and pain in their joints. But is there any truth to this notion that stiff and sore joints flare up when temperatures fall? And if so, what’s causing it? While it’s a topic that’s been explored in a large number of scientific studies, the results have been mixed, says Deakin University pain expert Dr Michael Vagg. Some studies suggest a link while others…

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