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Crazy Rich Asians: First Trailer Released Crazy Rich Asians: First Trailer Released
- April 24, 2018

Chu Film, " Crazy Rich Asians ". "You really should've told me you're like the Prince William of Asia", Rachel tells her boyfriend. The film, directed by John M Chu, follows the couple as they travel to Singapore to meet his family, who she discovers are " crazy rich". (more...)
United Kingdom tenders apology as protesters tear Indian flag at anti-Modi rally United Kingdom tenders apology as protesters tear Indian flag at anti-Modi rally
- April 23, 2018

The two leaders discussed ways to further strengthen India-Germany cooperation, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said , adding that Modi's visit "demonstrates India's mutual desire to strengthen the strategic partnership". (more...)
Alleged stalker breaks into Taylor Swift's home and naps, showers Alleged stalker breaks into Taylor Swift's home and naps, showers
- April 22, 2018

On Feb. 13, Alvarado was arrested for allegedly using a shovel to smash the building's front glass door. As reported by TMZ , this latest incident was particularly alarming because the man actually managed to make it inside her Manhattan townhouse. (more...)
Nadal advances to 12th Monte-Carlo Masters final in past 14 years Nadal advances to 12th Monte-Carlo Masters final in past 14 years
- April 22, 2018

Thiem, an Austrian who is seeded fifth and beat Nadal twice before on clay, earned sympathetic cheers from the crowd when he finally won a game in the second set. It has been a great day for me, and a very good result against a very hard rival. While Nishikori produced a spirited performance to clinch a 6-4, 6-7 (1-7), 6-3 win over Croatia's Marin Cilic in their last-eight clash, Zverev stormed into semi-finals with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 win over France's Richard Gasquet. (more...)
Deal allows ex-Playmate to speak about alleged Trump affair Deal allows ex-Playmate to speak about alleged Trump affair
- April 21, 2018

Karen McDougal's settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer "restores to me the rights to my life story and frees me from this contract that I was misled into signing almost two years ago", she said in a statement Wednesday. (more...)
WWE Legend Bruno Sammartino Passes Away At Age 82 WWE Legend Bruno Sammartino Passes Away At Age 82
- April 20, 2018

He sold out Madison Square Garden 187 times and captured the hearts of fans as one of the longest-reigning world champions for WWF, holding the belt for almost 8 consecutive years. Bruno returned to WWE in the mid-80s as a broadcaster alongside Mr. McMahon and as a mentor for his son David, who was just beginning his grappling career. (more...)
Qualcomm Slashes Jobs As It Looks To Stem Costs Qualcomm Slashes Jobs As It Looks To Stem Costs
- April 20, 2018

Qualcomm Inc . has begun cutting about 1,500 jobs in California as part of a broader workforce reduction aimed at meeting a commitment to investors to pare costs by $1 billion, according to people familiar with the process. This comes after Broadcom's attempt of a hostile takeover of the company. The chipmaker has been ramping up its operations since then to improve earnings growth. (more...)
Love expected to play through thumb injury Love expected to play through thumb injury
- April 20, 2018

However, his dominance Wednesday shouldn't make the Cavaliers feel confident about the remainder of the postseason. "I was just telling the guys that never played at Bankers Life in the playoffs how incredible an experience it is just being out on that floor", Turner said following Wednesday's loss. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth's last corgi dies, marking the end of a canine dynasty Queen Elizabeth's last corgi dies, marking the end of a canine dynasty
- April 19, 2018

The Queen , pictured in 1973 sitting on a grassy bank with her corgis, at Virginia Water. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has lost the last descendant of her original corgi after 14-year-old Willow was put down at Windsor Castle on Sunday following a battle with cancer, according to United Kingdom media reports. (more...)
Miranda Lambert's ACM Awards Guitar Had an Inscription From Loretta Lynn Miranda Lambert's ACM Awards Guitar Had an Inscription From Loretta Lynn
- April 18, 2018

His girlfriend Gwen Stefani joined him onstage. Clarkson also performed at the Planet Hollywood on Sunday. Awkward run-in alert! Gwen Stefani accompanied Blake Shelton to the ACM Awards on April 15, where his ex, Miranda Lambert was also in attendance! As you might know, Blake Shelton has garnered quite a bit of fame for his similar role on NBC's The Voice . (more...)
Jim Carrey sets sights on Sean Hannity's scandal in latest drawing Jim Carrey sets sights on Sean Hannity's scandal in latest drawing
- April 18, 2018

The former is best-known as President Donald Trump's lawyer for the Russian Federation probe, and the latter is married to attorney Joseph diGenova , who along with her husband was announced as two additions to the president's legal team last month only to be taken off of it after conflicts of interest were revealed. (more...)
'The Walking Dead' Season 8 Finale: Rick's choice 'The Walking Dead' Season 8 Finale: Rick's choice
- April 17, 2018

Debuting directly after the TWD Season 8 finale and facing the mega-hyped 20/20 sitdown with former Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey on ABC, the Kim Dickens led Fear brought in 4.1 million viewers. The Walking Dead Season 8 concluded tonight with Rich defeating Negan and leaving him alive to honor Carl's last wish. Rick and Michonne tell him he's going to spend the rest of his life in a cell. (more...)
Beyoncé Reunites with Destiny's Child for Star-Studded Coachella Peformance Beyoncé Reunites with Destiny's Child for Star-Studded Coachella Peformance
- April 16, 2018

With an audio recording of novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's essay We Should All Be Feminists allowing Ms. Beyonce a moment to prepare, she re-emerged being elevated to the stage in an unmistakable silhouette of three figures. In addition to the girl group's reunion, Coachella was Beyonce's first public performance she gave birth to her and Jay-Z's twins Rumi and Sir Carter in June of 2017. (more...)
How to Watch the 2018 ACM Awards How to Watch the 2018 ACM Awards
- April 16, 2018

Just because the ceremony is not going to tackle sexual harassment or women's equality, that doesn't mean it isn't going to address other issues, such as the shooting in Las Vegas past year, where a gunman opened fire on a group of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, killing 58 people. (more...)
'Amadeus' director Milos Forman dies at 86 'Amadeus' director Milos Forman dies at 86
- April 15, 2018

Forman's manager Dennis Aspland also confirmed the same. He received his last best director Oscar nod for the 1996 film The People Vs Larry Flynt . He was raised an orphan after both his parents died in concentration camps during World War Two. His satire " The Fireman's Ball " was banned in Czechoslovakia in 1968 after the Soviets invaded and crushed any liberal strides the country had made. (more...)
France says 'large part' of Syria chemical arsenal destroyed
- April 15, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers on Thursday to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syria. We can not allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised - within Syria, on the streets of the United Kingdom, or anywhere else in our world. (more...)
New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox get in dustup New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox get in dustup
- April 13, 2018

The Red Sox were mad at Austin for an ugly slide into second base . Lots of runs, lots of drama, lots of punches. It all began on a Tyler Wade bunt in the third inning that would advance Neil Walker to third base, forcing Tyler Austin out at second. (more...)
Kris Jenner Reportedly Fired & Blacklisted Tristan Thompson From 'KUWTK' & Family Endeavors Kris Jenner Reportedly Fired & Blacklisted Tristan Thompson From 'KUWTK' & Family Endeavors
- April 13, 2018

That's just not going to fly with Kris Jenner and she has already planned her revenge. We're told she later learned Tristan and Khloe had been together for nearly a year and, at that point, she cut off the fling. despite pleading with her doctors to let her return home. Not anymore, Tristan . Hopefully Khloe's family and friends are in Cleveland with her now to help her focus on what's most important: the remainder of her pregnancy and delivering her baby girl. (more...)
Once out of Africa, early human migration was widespread Once out of Africa, early human migration was widespread
- April 11, 2018

Their hunch paid off 2 years later, when study co-author and paleontologist Iyad Zalmout of the Saudi Geological Survey in Jeddah found a small bone stuck in the sediment. People may have settled Arabia at this early date because it was an appealing place to live. During the time when the finger fossil owner was still alive, the Al Wusta site was a freshwater lake in an ancient grassland environment. (more...)
Donald Trump, Barack Obama Among World Leaders Snubbed For Royal Wedding
- April 11, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have not invited British Prime Minister Theresa May or US President Donald Trump to their wedding . She will take her 62-year-old grandmother Pat Churches who "loves the royals". While it didn't look all that likely that President Trump would be invited, many speculated that the Obamas would be included. Others will include members of the couple's charities, local schoolkids and members of the Royal Household and Crown Estate. (more...)
Cardi B Reveals How Much She's Getting Paid For Coachella Cardi B Reveals How Much She's Getting Paid For Coachella
- April 11, 2018

Cardi says she didn't initially realize how big of a deal Coachella was, but now she's willing to spend some of her own money on making the experience as memorable as possible. I don't like to feel like I'm obligated and having a hard time at work. "Why do I have to choose a career or a baby?'" "When I did the Grammys, I got a note from Bono", she explains. (more...)
'A Quiet Place' dethrones 'Ready Player One' at the weekend box office 'A Quiet Place' dethrones 'Ready Player One' at the weekend box office
- April 10, 2018

I think John has created this incredible world with these characters and I think A Quiet Place definitely lives on its own. Horror movies aren't known for legs but they also aren't known for large budgets. But engaging the audience on a more visceral level like this is awesome since it not only takes the fear level up to another notch, but it creates a situation in which the normal reactions to a threat will be those that will get a person killed. (more...)
Border states pledge 1600 troops for Trump's border fight Border states pledge 1600 troops for Trump's border fight
- April 10, 2018

Title 32 units typically act in law enforcement roles, but the Trump administration has said guardsmen in this deployment - as in previous deployments to the border under Presidents George W. California and New Mexico, the two other states bordering Mexico, have not made public commitments to sending Guard members. There is not a end date for the deployment, Abbott talked about: "We may be on this for the prolonged haul". (more...)
Meghan promises Sydney trip to Invictus Games after watching trials with Harry Meghan promises Sydney trip to Invictus Games after watching trials with Harry
- April 08, 2018

During the trails, the casually dressed couple, who sported Invictus polos and jeans, spent the day greeting and chatting with athletes who hope to represent the U.K.at this year's games. Jennifer wowed her British fans when she won her first season in the singing competition. "It's great that she's here and so supportive". "The vision for the wedding will really be Meghan's and Jessica's", the source adds. (more...)
Prince Charles wants Australia to become a republic: Paul Keating Prince Charles wants Australia to become a republic: Paul Keating
- April 06, 2018

The royals will head straight to Old Government House, before visiting Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, where they will meet with families and children. More to come as the tour progresses. Bundaberg is the first regional stop for Prince Charles as part of his official duties for the Commonwealth Games. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Thanks Juventus Fans for Applause After Overhead-Kick Goal Cristiano Ronaldo Thanks Juventus Fans for Applause After Overhead-Kick Goal
- April 06, 2018

BBC Radio 5 live's Pat Nevin, who was at the game, was equally stunned. "I have to say thank you a lot - grazie - to all the Juventus supporters". He has scored in each of his six games against Juventus - nine goals in total. Then, to everyone's surprise, the greatest goalscorer in Champions League history rose out of nowhere to beat them both to the ball, and produce a finish of breathtaking audacity and ideal technique. (more...)
Cardi B to Co-Host 'The Tonight Show' Alongside Jimmy Fallon Cardi B to Co-Host 'The Tonight Show' Alongside Jimmy Fallon
- April 04, 2018

She'll also pop up around the hourlong show to interview the episode's guests alongside the host. She will additionally help interview the night's other, now to-be-announced guests. The track also features rapper, 21 Savage and has already made it's way to the 14th spot on the Billboard 100 charts in March. 21 Savage makes a quick appearance as he as raps his verse, while two women drag him to a chair and strap him in a front wall of a television screens. (more...)
Cosby case now has seven jurors Cosby case now has seven jurors
- April 04, 2018

He announced them Tuesday morning on Day 2 of jury selection. Cosby has pleaded not guilty to charges he drugged and sexually molested Constand , a Temple University women's basketball administrator, at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. (more...)
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Make Another Big Decision for Their Wedding Day Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Make Another Big Decision for Their Wedding Day
- April 04, 2018

Meghan Markle departs from Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland's next generation science park, March 23, 2018, in Belfast, Nothern Ireland. The author also warned that Meghan is "distantly related to most European royal families thanks to her English kinswoman Margaret Kerdeston, who lived in the 15th century". (more...)
For live 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' NBC turns to a Legend For live 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' NBC turns to a Legend
- April 03, 2018

The live musical, which starred John Legend in the title role, averaged a 6.0 rating in Nielsen's metered market households. It topped ABC American Idol head-to-head from 8-10 PM (6.1 vs. The network was supposed to deliver Bye Bye Birdie in 2017, but it now won't air until 2019 (at the earliest) on account of star Jennifer Lopez's busy schedule with two other NBC series. (more...)
Stephen Colbert Agrees With Trump About Something, Calls CNN 'Fake News' Stephen Colbert Agrees With Trump About Something, Calls CNN 'Fake News'
- April 02, 2018

I take everything back!" "Fake news!" Colbert exclaimed. The host then explained that CNN had published an article about Dana Carvey's impression of John Bolton on the previous night's show, but made a grave mistake in its reporting. (more...)
Declan Donnelly and Wife, Ali Astall, Are Expecting Their First Child Declan Donnelly and Wife, Ali Astall, Are Expecting Their First Child
- April 01, 2018

He was charged with drink-driving and has now checked into rehab to receive treatment for a second time. His co-host Declan Donnelly has made a decision to go ahead with the final two episodes of Saturday Night Takeaway , presenting the show alone for the very first time. (more...)
Who Pays for Meghan Markle's Designer Clothes? Who Pays for Meghan Markle's Designer Clothes?
- March 30, 2018

The much-needed princess training will see the actress attempt to ditch her American accent and favour english terms. "Royals are prohibited from accepting any designs or samples for free". Regiments and units that hold a special relationship with Prince Harry will provide ceremonial support during both the wedding and the carriage procession through Windsor town centre, at the request of Kensington Palace . (more...)
Chrissy Teigen: 'I'll never rat on Beyonce biter' Chrissy Teigen: 'I'll never rat on Beyonce biter'
- March 28, 2018

I'm not gonna protest because somebody got offered not the amount of money they wanted to get offered. In a must-read interview with GQ , Tiffany Haddish explained why she was so amped up to fight that night. Lathan posted on Twitter: "Y'all are amusing". "No. I love her!" replied Teigen. Foster , who came to the party with Meyer, a popular jewelry designer, took to Instagram to deny the speculations against her. (more...)
FX Ends Donald Glover's Animated 'Deadpool' Series Over 'Creative Differences' FX Ends Donald Glover's Animated 'Deadpool' Series Over 'Creative Differences'
- March 27, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter , " Atlanta " creator Donald Glover and his writer brother Stephen Glover will no longer be involved in the adult action-comedy animated series based on Deadpool , which they were supposed to write and executive produce. (more...)
'Captain Marvel' starts filming, Clark Gregg role confirmed 'Captain Marvel' starts filming, Clark Gregg role confirmed
- March 27, 2018

Captain Marvel is slated to hit theaters on March 8, 2019 . With Avengers: Infinity War poised to break all kinds of records itself, Marvel continues to set the bar high and the highly anticipated debut film of Captain Marvel will continue to take things to the next level. (more...)
Here's what to expect from the Bank of England on Thursday Here's what to expect from the Bank of England on Thursday
- March 26, 2018

The transition deal, which is expected to be confirmed Thursday at a meeting of European Union leaders, has, according to many economists , made it even more likely that rates will be raised in May, alongside the next set of quarterly economic projections from the Bank. (more...)
Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump
- March 26, 2018

He says the relationship between the nations was "strained" during former President Barack Obama's tenure but that he and the crown prince have become "very good friends in a short period of time ". They are republished from a number of sources, and are not produced by MintPress News. The crown prince also has been closely identified with the three-year-old war in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, which started while he was defense minister. (more...)
Cast of Avengers: Infinity War in Singapore for Red Carpet Fan Event Cast of Avengers: Infinity War in Singapore for Red Carpet Fan Event
- March 22, 2018

We know big changes are ahead in the MCU, and not all of the OG characters will be coming with us after the third and fourth " Avengers " movies. It stars an array of characters from an array of Marvel movies like Thor , Dr Strange , Guardians of the Galaxy , Black Panther , Antman , Spiderman: Homecoming and many more. (more...)
Africa's leaders to launch world's largest free trade area at Rwanda meeting Africa's leaders to launch world's largest free trade area at Rwanda meeting
- March 21, 2018

Each of African countries has to do its part, she said. "That same goods will surely find its way to Nigeria which is the main target market for the EU", Jacob said. The meeting will be preceded by Executive Council meeting which brings together foreign affairs ministers today and a business summit scheduled to take place tomorrow drawing top African business leaders and Heads of State and Government. (more...)
Mariah Who? This Is the Best Carpool Karaoke Ever Mariah Who? This Is the Best Carpool Karaoke Ever
- March 21, 2018

A touching video of a group of mothers singing with their Down's syndrome children has gone viral. Since it was posted on Friday the clip has received a seismic reaction on social media - with James Corden , who hosts the real version of the show, calling it "the most lovely Carpool karaoke ever". (more...)
Black Panther continues reign over North American box office Black Panther continues reign over North American box office
- March 19, 2018

While the numbers in the States point to a box office gross well below the $94 million it cost to make the film, Tomb Raider should find plenty of financial redemption overseas. Jordan as N'Jadaka/Erik "Killmonger" Stevens, Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Martin Freeman as Everett K. Ross, Daniel Kaluuya as W'Kabi, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Forest Whitaker as Zuri and Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue. (more...)
Canada has its best Paralympic Winter Games ever Canada has its best Paralympic Winter Games ever
- March 18, 2018

He leaves South Korea on Monday and will compete in the Canadian Biathlon Championships in New Brunswick next week before returning home to P.E.I. and the community he speaks so fondly about. Canada is guaranteed another medal Sunday when the hockey team battles the rival Americans for gold. Strong, who was the snowboard-cross gold medalist in Sochi in 2014, posted a time of 49.20 seconds, 0.52 seconds behind Gurimu Nirita of Japan. (more...)
Search halts for worker after Cresson chemical plant blast Search halts for worker after Cresson chemical plant blast
- March 17, 2018

A second injured person, whose injuries were not as serious, was taken to Lake Granbury Medical Center. It wasn't immediately clear what types of chemicals are manufactured at the Tri-Chem Industries plant in Cresson, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Dallas. (more...)
Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting Florida sheriff's office releases surveillance video from school shooting
- March 17, 2018

While he was outside the building, Peterson got on his radio and took a position where he could see the western entry, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said . Nearly all of the footage shows dark figures occasionally moving outside the school's Building 12, often while obscured by shadows. Deputy Scot Peterson can be seen with an unidentified school employee outside a room in the first moments of the massacre. (more...)
Engineering firm behind collapsed Miami bridge also designed ME bridges Engineering firm behind collapsed Miami bridge also designed ME bridges
- March 17, 2018

The bridge was meant to provide a walkway over the busy street, where an 18-year-old female FIU student from San Diego was killed as she attempted to cross in August, according to local media reports. "Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their families, including those members of our own Bolton Perez & Associates family who were injured yesterday", it said. (more...)
Russo Bros. Tease the 'Pretty Bad Things' Thanos Does in Infinity War Russo Bros. Tease the 'Pretty Bad Things' Thanos Does in Infinity War
- March 16, 2018

Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong , Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Benicio Del Toro, Danai Gurira and Josh Brolin. Here's what they had to say. Because of the nature of the MCU's timeline , a lot of time will have passed in-universe since we last saw the Guardians team. Furthermore, with various sources claiming that Larson won't appear in the film (one of those sources being the director himself), then such an accidental error is the most likely scenario for Fandango listing ... (more...)
Chinese Reviews For Marvel's Black Panther Border On Racist Chinese Reviews For Marvel's Black Panther Border On Racist
- March 16, 2018

What is Wakanda going to become? The film exhibited all of this and more. The movie also delivered a great message for people all over the world, especially during this time in which tensions are at an all-time high. However, by this point past year, we had five films - "Split", "The LEGO Batman Movie", "Fifty Shades Darker", "Logan", and "Kong: Skull Island" - open to over $40 million. (more...)
Bride en route to wedding arrested for DUI after crash Bride en route to wedding arrested for DUI after crash
- March 14, 2018

Scott tweeted , 'A driver was arrested for DUI this AM while driving to her wedding. The Marana Police Department tweeted a photo showing the bride-to-be being detained at the scene. Sgt. Scott added that a person in one of the other vehicles was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. "However, Arizona law allows for your license to be suspended if there is alcohol concentration less than 0.08 percent in the case of slight impairment". (more...)
James Levine fired by Met after it finds evidence of sexual abuse James Levine fired by Met after it finds evidence of sexual abuse
- March 13, 2018

Local help with complicated issuesThe Met says in a Monday statement that its investigation found Levine "engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct towards vulnerable artists in the early stages of their careers". The alleged victim reported the incidents to police in Lake Forest, Ill., in October 2016. It has brought forward the appointment of Levine's successor, youthful French Canadian Yannick Nezet-Seguin, who will become music director with the upcoming season. (more...)

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