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Fox News host Shep Smith wasted no time fact-checking Trump's address Fox News host Shep Smith wasted no time fact-checking Trump's address
- January 10, 2019

Trump nonetheless used the address to stoke fears around immigrants, prompting top Democrats to accuse him of peddling "misinformation and even malice" in a rebuttal of their own that aired immediately after the president's remarks. More than 38 million Americans who rely on food stamps could see them reduced should the shutdown continue into next month. Trump gave a nine-minute prime-time address Tuesday night to make the case for his signature domestic policy idea, but made no ... (more...)
Trump to focus on border 'crisis,' seek wall support in televised address Trump to focus on border 'crisis,' seek wall support in televised address
- January 09, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY on Monday night said any spending bill with that much wall funding "can't pass either chamber of Congress". "Some of them have told me that we should have done it". Pence says he's seen "clips of previous presidents talking about the importance of border security and the importance of addressing illegal immigration". (more...)
Marvel releases new teaser for 'Captain Marvel' Marvel releases new teaser for 'Captain Marvel'
- January 09, 2019

Jackson may have casually revealed just how important she'll be. It also stars Samuel L. Jackson as SHIELD boss Nick Fury, plus Ben Mendelsohn (Star Wars: Rogue One), Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes), DeWanda Wise (She's Gotta Have It), and Gemma Chan ( Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them ). (more...)
#SurvivingRKelly: Facebook Shuts Down Page ‘Exposing’ The Singer’s Accusers #SurvivingRKelly: Facebook Shuts Down Page ‘Exposing’ The Singer’s Accusers
- January 09, 2019

In the six-part " Surviving R. Kelly ", numerous women and family members have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse and assault against the singer. Investigators were reportedly inundated with leads following the airing of the Lifetime documentary, according to the outlet and "have been asking for contact information from others who have lived in Kelly's former Atlanta home or have direct knowledge of what happened in the home". (more...)
The most memorable moments from the Golden Globes The most memorable moments from the Golden Globes
- January 08, 2019

To you, Brian May , to you, Roger Taylor , for ensuring that authenticity remains in the world. If you've been paying attention this year, you've heard A Star Is Born's Lady Gaga going hard about how she got the part in her respective movie. (more...)
People Are So Not Here for Ellen's Defense of Kevin Hart People Are So Not Here for Ellen's Defense of Kevin Hart
- January 05, 2019

After their interview aired, many fans took to Twitter to disavow Hart - and also DeGeneres , for saying that those who criticized Hart's refusal to apologize for past homophobia were just "haters". Hart said the conversation made him reevaluate his position. " 'Kevin we want you to host because we want you to lighten the mood up and bring you and your essence to this night'". (more...)
Golden Globes 2019 Presenters Include Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Saoirse Ronan Golden Globes 2019 Presenters Include Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Saoirse Ronan
- January 05, 2019

The four Black Panther stars aren't the only comic movie alum to appear as presenters at this year's Golden Globes . "It's going to be great". Among the other notable presenters are Emily Blunt, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, who are all nominated for Golden Globes this year, Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns and both Weisz and Stone for The Favourite . (more...)
Queen rocker turned astrophysicist Brian May writes tribute to New Horizons Queen rocker turned astrophysicist Brian May writes tribute to New Horizons
- January 03, 2019

But when better, closer pictures arrived, a new consensus emerged Wednesday. "We think what we're looking at is perhaps the most primitive object that has yet been seen by any spacecraft, and may represent a class of objects which are the oldest and most primitive objects that can be seen anywhere in the present solar system", Mr Moore said. (more...)
Lady Gaga Unveils Anime Cyborg at Her Las Vegas Show Lady Gaga Unveils Anime Cyborg at Her Las Vegas Show
- January 01, 2019

In a almost eight-minute-long video shared on YouTube , Gaga closes the show with a gorgeous performance of " Shallow ", complete with a crying break, and a fabulous farewell from herself and the crew. And as an encore, she performed the song Shallow from 'A Star is Born '. Gaga opened the show by belting out "Just Dance" while floating through the air on a wire with an electric keyboard, before she went on to sing the likes of " Poker Face ", "LoveGame", " Dance In The Dark and ... (more...)
Absolutely Fabulous stars lead tributes to Dame June Whitfield Absolutely Fabulous stars lead tributes to Dame June Whitfield
- January 01, 2019

She reprised the role in the 2016 movie as well. "Very sad to hear of the death of #JuneWhitfield - one of the nation's most beloved comedy actresses - Carry Ons, Terry & June and too many more to list". Last week, Whitfield appeared to be in good spirits during what turned out to be her last interview, granted to the BBC's David Hamilton. And she remained committed to radio throughout her career, most notably being Roy Hudd's versatile sidekick on his News Huddlines. (more...)
Lions fool Packers, get TD pass from kicker on fake FG Lions fool Packers, get TD pass from kicker on fake FG
- December 31, 2018

Zach Zenner had a 13-yard touchdown run for the Lions (6-10), who have won four straight against their NFC North rival for the first time since 1982-83. Rookie Marquez Valdes-Scantling led the team in receiving with three catches for 43 yards. The Packers now know their full list of opponents for the 2019 NFL season and will have the 12th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. (more...)
Meghan Markle's due date may be sooner than expected Meghan Markle's due date may be sooner than expected
- December 30, 2018

While taking in Christmas day service at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Markle took a moment away from the Royal Fab Four to give her first official update on her due date: Apparently, she's "nearly there". The Duchess confirmed that we're very close to hearing that she has delivered a princess/prince. Despite reports about her tiff with Kate Middleton , it has been a great year for Meghan Markle . (more...)
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch lands on Netflix this week Black Mirror: Bandersnatch lands on Netflix this week
- December 29, 2018

But there are also multiple variations of each ending, so chances are slim of you getting the exact same story as another viewer. So what is Bandersnatch about? Starring Will Poulter , Fionn Whitehead and Asim Chaudhry , the programme's synopsis reads: "In 1984, a young programmer begins to question reality as he adapts a sprawling fantasy novel into a video game and soon faces a mind-mangling challenge". (more...)
Kevin Spacey’s lawyer says alleged groping victim didn’t stop the actor Kevin Spacey’s lawyer says alleged groping victim didn’t stop the actor
- December 28, 2018

Neither Spacey nor his lawyers have addressed the allegation publicly, but Spacey did release a video Monday in the voice of Frank Underwood , his character on Netflix's House of Cards , in which he said, "I'm certainly not going to pay the price for the thing I didn't do". (more...)
Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami Indonesian band Seventeen hit by tsunami during concert — Sunda Strait tsunami
- December 23, 2018

The country's meteorological, climatological and geological agency is investigating the cause of the tsunami . Footage posted by the head of disaster agency showed the aftermath of the tsunami, with flooded streets and an overturned vehicle. (more...)
New Marvel's Spider-Man Update Includes Sam Raimi Suit New Marvel's Spider-Man Update Includes Sam Raimi Suit
- December 22, 2018

Visually, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is unlike any comic book film we've seen before. There's the Silver Lining DLC story pack as well as some new photo filters, difficulties and more. The statement from Gameloft that was posted to the official Spider-Man Unlimited page announces that the title will be shutting down on March 31, 2019. (more...)
Emily Blunt Reflects on the First Time She Watched 'Mary Poppins' Emily Blunt Reflects on the First Time She Watched 'Mary Poppins'
- December 22, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda has released a remixed version of a song from his hit musical Hamilton featuring Barack Obama . He is accompanied by Chris Jackson, who starred as Washington in the original Broadway cast. "It is rare where a piece of art can remind us about what's best in ourselves, and that's what these guys have done, and that is a great gift". "That's magic", the president said at the time. (more...)
Penny Marshall, star of 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies Penny Marshall, star of 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies
- December 19, 2018

After " Laverne & Shirley ", Marshall went on to find even more success behind the camera, directing the Tom Hanks hit "Big " in 1988. Her television credits also include Mary Tyler Moore , Murder Police , and Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers , including guest appearances on The Bob Newhart Show , Mork & Mindy, The Simpsons , Fraiser , Bones , and Entourage . (more...)
Philippines' Catriona Gray wins Miss Universe 2018 Philippines' Catriona Gray wins Miss Universe 2018
- December 18, 2018

The office of the Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte , has congratulated Gray for taking out the internationally renowned beauty pageant, against young women from 93 other countries. Can Tamaryn Green make it two in two years for South Africa? Ahead of the show, Miss USA stirred up controversy when she seemed to mock Miss Vietnam and Miss Cambodia for not speaking English but she later apologized. (more...)
Joe Sugg 'confirms' romance with Strictly partner Dianne Buswell Joe Sugg 'confirms' romance with Strictly partner Dianne Buswell
- December 18, 2018

But it looks like he's just copped himself another one because he's just confirmed that he is actually dating his Strictly dance partner Dianne Buswell . 'I know I've said this a couple of times over the last few days. Clifton, who has previously been in the final four times but has never won the show, joked that he is "already panicking" about this weekend's final, and the pressure to finally take home the Glitterball trophy. (more...)
Samantha Markle SLAMS Meghan over Christmas card with Prince Harry Samantha Markle SLAMS Meghan over Christmas card with Prince Harry
- December 18, 2018

William and Harry have been taking part in the Boxing Day event for over 20 years. "William sees this as another concerning example of his brother being pulled away from his family by his new wife", one insider shared with the Sunday Mirror . (more...)
Political Heavyweights at Isha Ambani's Grand Wedding Political Heavyweights at Isha Ambani's Grand Wedding
- December 15, 2018

Dressed in local attire, the pair danced to bhangra and Bollywood music with film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan among others. Video soon emerged on social media appearing to show Mrs Clinton and another former USA secretary of state, John Kerry, dancing with Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan. (more...)
Ariana Grande Clowns Kanye & Drake, Calls Them 'Grown Men Arguing Online' Ariana Grande Clowns Kanye & Drake, Calls Them 'Grown Men Arguing Online'
- December 15, 2018

He paved the way for there to be a Drake . Although most of the world appeared to be entertained by Kanye West's Twitter rant last night (Dec. 13), apparently not everyone in the music industry found it that amusing. You know if I had a girlfriend from Chicago , her name was Ranita, and then you was married to Rihanna. I'm Ye bro. Remember that I love you. Pusha T and Drake have their own ongoing feud ( Pusha T is an artist under West's label GOOD Music), and over the summer, ... (more...)
Spider-Man PS4: Silver Lining DLC information released Spider-Man PS4: Silver Lining DLC information released
- December 15, 2018

Having already played a prominent role in Marvel's Spider-Man by implementing extreme security measures throughout the city, Silver Sable in now back in NY and is blaming Spider-Man for everything that has happened in her absence. That includes the "Raimi suit", or the classic Spider-Man costume that Tobey Maguire wore when Sam Raimi directed the first three movies in the series between 2001 and 2007. (more...)
A rancorous first glimpse of new Trump-Democrats dynamic — AP Analysis A rancorous first glimpse of new Trump-Democrats dynamic — AP Analysis
- December 13, 2018

If Trump "wants to shut down the government over Christmas over the wall, that's his decision", he said . "If I think it's good for the country, if I think it's good for what will be certainly the largest trade deal ever made - which is a very important thing - what's good for national security, I would certainly intervene if I thought it was necessary". (more...)
Nita Ambani's graceful performance is the highlight of #IshaAmbaniSangeet ceremony Nita Ambani's graceful performance is the highlight of #IshaAmbaniSangeet ceremony
- December 10, 2018

While Mukesh and Nita Ambani's daughter Isha and Ajay and Swati Piramal's son Anand tie the knot in Mumbai on Wednesday, the main pre-wedding party was held in Udaipur on Saturday. On December 7, 2018, Ambanis and Piramals released a joint statement giving out the details of the pre-wedding festivities. On Saturday night, a glitzy sangeet ceremony saw the bride and groom's family in a celebratory mood. (more...)
Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray Wants To Play Football And Baseball ‘If Possible’
- December 09, 2018

McCarron was the last Maxwell Award victor to not win the Heisman. But, after an electrifying season that saw Murray eviscerate opposing defenses on his way to becoming a Heisman Trophy finalist, the 21-year-old might be eyeing a more exclusive path . (more...)
Priyanka Chopra Looks Absolutely Stunning In Her Official 'Vogue' Cover Priyanka Chopra Looks Absolutely Stunning In Her Official 'Vogue' Cover
- December 09, 2018

Between the dual wedding ceremonies complete with musical numbers, gorgeous outfits, and loving friends and family in attendance to support Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's union - it was truly a night to remember. Joe also talked about giving the best man toast for his brother , admitting, "I kind of blacked out for a minute because I was just overwhelmed with emotion". (more...)
First Mortal Kombat 11 screenshots released First Mortal Kombat 11 screenshots released
- December 08, 2018

The game will see the return of "Klassic" fighters such as Raiden and Scorpion - as seen in the trailer - and promises to add a few new faces as well. Warner Bros has released the first screenshots for Mortal Kombat 11 , showing Scorpion and Raiden; the two characters that were featured in the game's debut trailer. (more...)
You Can Watch The Game Awards Right Here with Bill You Can Watch The Game Awards Right Here with Bill
- December 08, 2018

In addition to all the awards being presented, host and creator of The Game Awards Geoff Keighley tweeted that more than 10 never announced titles will be making an appearance. The Game Awards 2018 sale won't last for long - the deals are only valid through December 9, so if you're eyeing any games, grab them sooner rather than later. (more...)
Serena Williams reveals Meghan Markle's sweet habit - but urges her to stop Serena Williams reveals Meghan Markle's sweet habit - but urges her to stop
- December 08, 2018

Luke in London, where the Duchess of Sussex read a poem in memory of a close friend of her husband, who 16 years ago was killed in a auto accident. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (more...)
Mark Ruffalo Congratulates 'Black Panther' on Golden Globe Awards Nominations Mark Ruffalo Congratulates 'Black Panther' on Golden Globe Awards Nominations
- December 07, 2018

Meanwhile, Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody scored nominations for Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for Rami Melek. It was recently announced that 2019 Golden Globes will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg , with the news eliciting excitement among social media users. (more...)
Former President George W. Bush breaks down remembering his father and sister Former President George W. Bush breaks down remembering his father and sister
- December 07, 2018

In an earlier tweet, Mr Trump said he was "looking forward to being with the Bush family" at the service, scheduled to begin at 11am local time. They are, in addition to Bush's eldest son, Alan Simpson, the former senator and acerbic wit from Wyoming; Brian Mulroney, the former Canadian prime minister who also gave a eulogy for Ronald Reagan; and presidential historian Jon Meacham. (more...)
Post office, other federal offices closed for Bush funeral services Post office, other federal offices closed for Bush funeral services
- December 07, 2018

There were rousing renditions of the " Battle Hymn of the Republic " and " Onward Christian Soldiers ", but also many of Bush's country favourites. He praised Bush as a "truly handsome human being" who had the "courage of a warrior but the greater courage of a peacemaker". (more...)
Lean in? That sh-t doesn't work all the time: Michelle Obama Lean in? That sh-t doesn't work all the time: Michelle Obama
- December 05, 2018

The writer and cultural commentator Touré was there, and tweeted that the audience "freaked out" when Obama used the curse word - and that the former first lady herself said she "forgot where she was for a moment". Hearing Michelle Obama speak against the practicality of " having it all " is uniquely satisfying because she is a woman who seems to be the living embodiment of having it all . (more...)
Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner Join Family at Nick's Post-Wedding Celebrations Joe Jonas & Sophie Turner Join Family at Nick's Post-Wedding Celebrations
- December 03, 2018

The Quantico star, who rose to fame in North America after being among Indian cinema's top talent for years, posted a message on her Instagram page to confirm the news. " Nick and I were looking forward to the Sangeet (musical evening), another pre wedding ritual. and to see what each side had put together", she continued, adding: "And what a performance it was". (more...)
Captain Marvel's Cosmic New Poster Arrives Ahead Of Fresh Trailer Captain Marvel's Cosmic New Poster Arrives Ahead Of Fresh Trailer
- December 03, 2018

And speaking of Avengers 4 , internet rumour has it that the trailer for that hugely-awaited sequel could be arriving at some point this week after the Captain Marvel trailer , likely on Wednesday. CAPTAIN MARVEL brings us back in time to the 1990s before all of the events we have seen in the MCU. The official theatrical poster for Captain Marvel . (more...)
Ariana Grande: Five things to know about Thank U, Next Ariana Grande: Five things to know about Thank U, Next
- December 02, 2018

Jonathan Bennett , who played Aaron Samuels and Stefanie Drummond , who played Bethany Byrd, both made cameos. And finally - if three films weren't enough - comes 13 Going On 30 . It features Mean Girls' "army trousers and flip flops" girl (aka Bethany Byrd) and the singer Troye Sivan - but what is the opening sequence actually about? Kris Jenner , who stole the show by channeling Regina George's mom from Mean Girls , was one of the first to react. (more...)
Kid Rock booted from leading parade after profane TV remarks Kid Rock booted from leading parade after profane TV remarks
- December 02, 2018

Some sponsors of the parade argued for Rock to stay in the parade. God forbid you say something a little wrong-you're racist, homophobic, Islamophobic. The bars were noticeably absent from the statement announcing that Kid Rock would no longer be in the parade. "Have your thoughts and ideas, but be able to still go have a beer with somebody", Kid Rock said. (more...)
First Lady in Virginia for opioid town hall discussion at Liberty University First Lady in Virginia for opioid town hall discussion at Liberty University
- November 30, 2018

Bolling applauded the first lady for the "empathy and compassion" she has toward the issue of the opioid crisis. Watch Ainsley Earhardt's full interview with the first lady on 'Fox & Friends'. When it comes to Christmas at the Trump White House, the omens for vulgarity were good. "I teach him what is right, what is wrong, and I will always tell him that drugs, they could be very risky and they could mess up your mind and body", Trump said. (more...)
Target Cyber Monday Deal: Save 15 Percent on Almost Everything Target Cyber Monday Deal: Save 15 Percent on Almost Everything
- November 27, 2018

Here are some of the best deals on electronics online to make your Monday shopping simple. Cyber Monday is really more of an extension of Black Friday as opposed to its own event. Numerous deals include discounts, with a buy one get one 50% off perk attached to it. Also new this year is Walmart.com's deal hub , which offers a curated list of the top discounted items across a number of product categories-including video games and media. (more...)
Harry, Meghan Moving Into Reportedly Grand 'Cottage' Harry, Meghan Moving Into Reportedly Grand 'Cottage'
- November 27, 2018

So, where is Frogmore Cottage? It's been reported that Meghan Markle's mum Doria will be moving in with them in the coming months so she can "share babysitting duties". Queen Elizabeth reportedly likes to stagger the arrivals of her guests, and it is expected that Prince Harry , Meghan Markle , Prince William, and Kate Middleton will all arrive together, trailed by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. (more...)
Mickelson wins match against Woods with birdie on 22nd hole Mickelson wins match against Woods with birdie on 22nd hole
- November 24, 2018

Mickelson was one-up with only two holes to play when Woods kept himself alive in the contest with a sensational birdie. The match at Shadow Creek Golf Club finished under floodlights. There was some banter between Woods and Mickelson early on but not much as the stakes increased. Well, cut to the day of the match, and it looks like Phil is out $200,000 - he missed his putt to birdie, giving Tiger the W. (more...)
Inside pictures from Deepika, Ranveers Bengaluru reception Inside pictures from Deepika, Ranveers Bengaluru reception
- November 22, 2018

Deepika wore a red and gold lehenga . Deepika was seen sporting a golden-colored silk Kanjeevaram saree by Sabyasachi Mukherji. The portrait, like their wedding photos from Itali, was shot by Errikos Andreou. The actors, who got married in a private ceremony at Lake Como in Italy last week, showed up in colour coordinated white outfits designed by Sabyasachi and posed for pictures outside the airport amidst tight security. (more...)
First trial of the 2018 Jungle has both Emily and Holly screaming First trial of the 2018 Jungle has both Emily and Holly screaming
- November 22, 2018

Some 11 million people tuned in for the first episode - up 700,000 on a year ago, according to overnight ratings. The This Morning presenter has taken over presenting duties while Ant is in recovery for alcohol addiction, and viewers took to social media to express their views on the new host. (more...)
YouTube adds full-length movies to its website YouTube adds full-length movies to its website
- November 20, 2018

Additionally, YouTube has embarked on longer originals as part of its YouTube Premium offering, which offers an ad-free way to watch, and gains access to exclusive content. Walmart's streaming service Vudu, as well as Tubi, offer their own selection of free films. It's not clear what sort of deal have been struck between YouTube, movie studios and advertisers, but it's clearly something that's good news for consumers. (more...)
Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya Michelle Obama Reveals Why She Hated 1st Trip to Kenya
- November 18, 2018

All told, that means Michelle Obama's memoir will have sold 2.6 million copies. During her appearance on Thursday night's " Jimmy Kimmel Live ", former first lady Michelle Obama smugly threw some shade at her successor Melania Trump over reports of the recent ousting of White House staffer following a tiff with the first lady . (more...)
Singer Diddy’s baby mama, Kim Porter, dies at 47 Singer Diddy’s baby mama, Kim Porter, dies at 47
- November 17, 2018

Atlanta native, T.I. posted, "We'll always love you and cherish your attractive spirit". The model and actress dated the American rapper on and off from 1994 to 2007 and they had three children together: twins Jessie James and D'Lila, 11, and son Christian , 20. (more...)
Welcome to the club: Anushka Sharma congratulates Deepika-Ranveer, others wish too Welcome to the club: Anushka Sharma congratulates Deepika-Ranveer, others wish too
- November 17, 2018

Only a few minutes ago, we shared with you a group photo of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone with the guests from the wedding. Well, we are so happy that Deepika and Ranveer are officially husband and wife now. Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar also tweeted: "Love and happiness forever.these are such a full of pyaar wala pictures!" The couple shared two pictures - one each from their two ceremonies - on Thursday night, which instantly went insane viral. (more...)
Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh wedding: The official picture is here Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh wedding: The official picture is here
- November 16, 2018

Private security guards stood watch from boats on the lake, along with Indian and global paparazzi. While we are glad that these stars are finding their special ones and getting married in a lovely wedding, we are also disappointed that many of our crushes are not single anymore. (more...)