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Watch: NCT 127 shares ‘Punch’ video

Watch: NCT 127 shares ‘Punch’ video

Entertainment
May 19 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band NCT 127 is back with a new music video. The K-pop group, a subunit of the boy band NCT, released a video Tuesday for the song "Punch." The video shows NCT 127 perform a hard-hitting dance routine. The video opens with the members wearing coordinating black studded leather outfits. "Punch" is a new single from NCT's album #127 Neo Zone: The Final Round, also released Tuesday. The album is a repackaged version of Neo Zone, released in March. NCT 127 performed "Punch" for the first time during its Beyond the Origin concert live stream over the weekend. NCT 127 announced last week that it is canceling its 2020 tour of North America due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The tour was slated to begin June 5 in New York. NCT 127 consists of Taeil, John...
Comedian Daniel Sloss gives toxic masculinity a ‘gut punch’ in ‘X’

Comedian Daniel Sloss gives toxic masculinity a ‘gut punch’ in ‘X’

Entertainment
Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Comedian Daniel Sloss' new HBO special, X, takes an unexpected turn into deeply serious territory in its final half hour, and the stand-up said there was a long period of time during which he "thought it would never work." X, which premieres Saturday on HBO, features about an hour of Sloss, 29, profanely joking his way through topics that include his young goddaughter's intelligence (or lack thereof), getting in touch with his emotions and unlearning behaviors associated with "toxic masculinity." The final third of the special finds the Scottish comedian getting deeply serious about his experience with a friend who was raped. Sloss told UPI in a recent interview that it wasn't long after the incident that he decided to talk about it in his stage show. "It was something th...
'I'll punch your face in for you' – Tyson Fury aims foul-mouthed tirade on Instagram at British rival Tony Bellew

'I'll punch your face in for you' – Tyson Fury aims foul-mouthed tirade on Instagram at British rival Tony Bellew

Sports
Tyson Fury and Tony Bellew Tuesday, May 29, 2018 The rivalry between Tony Bellew and Tyson Fury has taken a sinister turn after the former heavyweight champion posted an explicit response to ‘The Bomber’ via Instagram. On Sunday, Bellew revealed he would knock his British rival out if the duo ever met in the ring, claiming he was more powerful than the ‘Gypsy King’. When asked if a fight could happen, Bellew told Adam Catterall at UFC Liverpool: “I work on the biggest platform mate. “We do the biggest numbers on Sky Sports so come over and talk to me.” But the banter shared between the pair, which had previously been jovial and nothing more than feisty, took a dark turn when Fury seized his chance t...
Navy wants small warships that pack a bigger punch

Navy wants small warships that pack a bigger punch

Technology
The Navy's fast-and-maneuverable littoral combat ship was criticized for lacking enough firepower and armor to survive a maritime battle. The Navy is addressing those concerns with a new class of small-but-powerful frigates that will pack a bigger punch. The Navy asked this month for concept proposals for multi-mission warships that would be bigger and more heavily armed — and slower — than the littoral combat ships. They would be capable of shooting down airplanes, attacking other ships and countering submarines. "The Navy has decided that speed is less important than having a warship with sufficient weapons to defend itself," said Loren Thompson, a defense analyst with the Lexington Institute. The Navy, which wants to build 20 frigates, is seeking an affordable design, and its directive
Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

Health
In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and others. At a time when Trump finds himself embattled on many fronts, the two directives — issued almost simultaneously on Friday — demonstrated the president's eagerness to retain the loyalty of social conservatives who make up a key part of his base. Leaders of that constituency were exultant. "President Trump is demonstrating his commitment to undoing the anti-faith policies of the previous administration and restoring true religious freedom," said Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Cou