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Jack White donates $30,000 to make 'Outsiders' house a museum

Jack White donates $30,000 to make 'Outsiders' house a museum

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Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter Jack White has donated $ 30,000 to help transform the Oklahoma house from the 1983 movie The Outsiders into a museum. Tulsa World reported the gift allowed fundraisers to meet their $ 75,000 goal. "Jack White closed the thing and got it done," fundraiser Danny O'Connor told the newspaper Thursday. "I have a feeling there's a brass plaque in order in the cement at that house pretty soon. What a guy. I couldn't think of a better person to come wrap this bow up, tie the loose ends up."The vibe at The Outsiders house today was like... pic.twitter.com/w7W7aUE6qV— The Outsiders House (@OutsidersHouse) September 20, 2018 O'Connor also tweeted: "If there's a higher caliber of human being who just happens to be a rock god I haven't met em'. Thank you, Ja...
Jack Ma rows back on pledge to create one million US jobs

Jack Ma rows back on pledge to create one million US jobs

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma, who once boasted his e-commerce firm would spur the creation of one million jobs in America, has rowed back on those plans.Citing the ongoing trade war between the US and China, Mr Ma told China's Xinhua news agency: "There is no way to complete the promise."It follows remarks by Mr Ma at Alibaba's investor day that the trade tensions could continue for decades.He had previously embraced the idea of expanding in the US.In January 2017, Mr Ma met with US President Donald Trump, outlining a plan to increase Alibaba's presence in America and strengthen relations between the two countries.Alibaba said access to Chinese customers through its online marketplace would help US businesses grow and hire workers - a...
Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

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HIT THE ROAD JACK The 22-year-old has been a star over the past three years for the Villans, but Financial Fair Play restrictions means they must sell Jack Grealish will be sold by Aston Villa in this summer transfer window, Steve Bruce has confirmed. After failing to gain promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs last season, the Villans were crippled by Financial Fair Play. Villa have to sell star man Grealish this summer In order to preserve the status, the Midlands-based side must sell their prized assets – with Grealish expected to lead the way. With nearly £40 million needed in cash injection, Bruce admitted he just hoped clubs act fast so the club can move on. “The first thing we have to address, before w...
Jack Whitehall: I asked for the Chuckle Brothers at the Brits

Jack Whitehall: I asked for the Chuckle Brothers at the Brits

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceHe's had his own Netflix stand-up special, chat show and a host of notable acting roles.Now Jack Whitehall is taking on a new challenge - hosting this year's Brit Awards.The comedian and actor, who is currently starring in Sky's Bounty Hunters, says he's expecting the unexpected.We spoke to him ahead of Wednesday's ceremony to discuss grime, the nature of live TV and.... the Chuckle Brothers.It's a long-held tradition that comedians host the Brits - James Corden, Russell Brand and Peter Kay having all taken the helm in recent years.For Jack, it's not about competing for laughs though - it's more about simply getting through the show."I'm worried about the Brits because it's such a high-profile show," he says."It's live, anything can happen - and ...
Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

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Jack Wilshere is set to be offered a new contract at ArsenalFriday, December 15, 2017Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the club will open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere ‘at the end of this month’.The midfielder’s current deal is set to expire in the summer and, having spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, it was widely expected he would leave the Gunners to seek more regular game time.But Wilshere has been eased back into the team since his return to full fitness, and Wenger has now branded the 25-year-old ‘an Arsenal man’ and said he wants him to stay.Asked about Wilshere contract situation and his performance against West Ham – his first 90 minutes for Arsenal in over three years – the boss said: “He's been very patient and works very hard.“We'll talk to him at the e