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'Huawei': A foreshadowing name?

Chinesepod's Carlie discusses the meaning of the name 'Huawei' in light of the recent national security concerns of the Whitehouse

Spider-Man is on Broadway with quite a few difficulties. An actor from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Christopher Tierney, recently endured a 30-foot fall from the stage as a result of a harness malfunction, and it caused him to be hospitalized. The 32-year-old Tierney recalls falling into the orchestra pit during one of his performances. He adds, "I was falling, and then I saw, once I hit the darkness of the stage, I had to just turn it real quick so I wasn't going to fall on my head, and I crashed on my back...The last thing I remember was like, uh, just going, 'Oh, God.'" ( What is in store for the Miami Heat? Who will win the MVP? They are good questions, but LeBron James thinks his and Dwyane Wade's chances of winning the award are slim. Read the full story here. ( If you love the Kardashians, you are going to love this: Khloe and Kourtney Take Miami was the first step. Kourtney and Kim Take New York was the middle ground. Now, Khloe and husband Lamar Odom are considering their own show. How cool is that? Wonder what the name of that show will be? ( A ten-year-old allegedly shot his mother. The boy has been charged with one count of murder. The boy called 9-1-1 telling the dispatcher that he had shot his mother in the head. When this little boy appeared before a judge in court on Monday, he denied the murder charge! Wow. (