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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...)
Kylie Jenner Opens Up About Pregnancy With Stormi In Fan Q&A Kylie Jenner Opens Up About Pregnancy With Stormi In Fan Q&A
- March 13, 2018

When asked who she thought would deliver her 10th grandchild, Kris said , "I'm not even going to try to answer that question!" Not holding back! Kylie Jenner opened up to fans about her "perfect" pregnancy and her new life with Stormi . (more...)
Rams, Friars NCAA Tournament-Bound Rams, Friars NCAA Tournament-Bound
- March 13, 2018

The Friars nearly knocked off Villanova in the Big East Tournament title game, while the Aggies fell to Alabama in the second round of the SEC Tournament. The Providence College Friars are headed to the Big East Finals after they overcame a 17 point deficit to defeat Xavier on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. (more...)
Browns to acquire CB Damarious Randall Browns to acquire CB Damarious Randall
- March 13, 2018

But the main problem was his lack of weapons. In addition to his work in the passing game Taylor rushed for another 427 yards and four touchdowns on 84 attempts. Although Barkley and Bell are both extremely talented pass catchers out of the backfield, they have different playing styles. It doesn't matter which quarterback the Browns took, whether it be Darnold, Rosen, Allen, or Baker. (more...)
Nun in legal battle with Katy Perry dies after collapsing in court Nun in legal battle with Katy Perry dies after collapsing in court
- March 12, 2018

A jury late past year ordered Hollister to pay $15 million in damages for interfering with the sale of the property But Sister Holzman , in an interview outside Hollister's Brite Spot diner in Echo Park, defended Hollister a few hours before before she collapsed in court. (more...)
Alleged Oscar thief pleads not guilty despite video evidence Alleged Oscar thief pleads not guilty despite video evidence
- March 09, 2018

Upon not recognising him as one of the winners, he started following the accused before confronting him. The 60-year-old actress won the prestigious award for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri . Los Angeles Police Sgt. Meghan Aguilar said a photographer stopped Bryant before he could take off with the statuette. "Cheers darling", McDormand says then offers the I, Tonya star a sip of her tequila. (more...)
Royal wedding budget 'doubles' for Megan Markle's dress Royal wedding budget 'doubles' for Megan Markle's dress
- March 08, 2018

She seemingly broke another royal tradition by wearing head-to-toe black during a public engagement in Cardiff. The baptism is not required for her to marry the prince, but allegedly she wants to do it out of respect for Queen Elizabeth, who is the head of the church. (more...)
Michael B Jordan offers to replace fan's retainer Michael B Jordan offers to replace fan's retainer
- March 08, 2018

And Robb wasn't too bothered by the post by her orthodontist - who maintained he didn't violate HIPPA , a health privacy law, because he didn't use any personally identifiable information. She told BuzzFeed Tuesday that she "pressed my tongue against my permanent retainer and clenched my jaw so hard that the wire disconnected from my teeth ". (more...)
Nothing before Big Bang: Stephen Hawking Nothing before Big Bang: Stephen Hawking
- March 07, 2018

Speaking during a TV talk show " Star Talk ", aired on Sunday on National Geographic Channel , Hawking propounded his theory on what happened before the universe came into existence. The ordinary real time as we know now shrinks infinitely as the universe becomes ever smaller but never reaches a definable starting point. Mr Tyson asked: "What was around before the big bang? ". (more...)
Harvey Weinstein 'Casting Couch' statue debuts on Hollywood Boulevard pre-Oscars Harvey Weinstein 'Casting Couch' statue debuts on Hollywood Boulevard pre-Oscars
- March 07, 2018

In an "homage" to the Oscar-nominated " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ", the billboards decry Hollywood in light of recent sexual harassment allegations that have rocked the industry (and others, as well). His first installation , propped up just weeks after actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose, was of a life-sized Oscar trophy injecting heroin into its arm. (more...)
'The Bachelor' finale recap: Lauren forgives Arie, Becca becomes the Bachelorette 'The Bachelor' finale recap: Lauren forgives Arie, Becca becomes the Bachelorette
- March 07, 2018

On Monday night's three-hour finale of ABC's the "Bachelor," the show hit a new low when Arie Luyendyk Jr . proposed to Minnesota's own Becca Kufrin , then changed his mind and dumped her for runner-up Lauren Burnham in an unedited, excruciating scene for all the world to watch. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian feeds pregnancy craving Khloe Kardashian feeds pregnancy craving
- March 05, 2018

Khloe is now eight months pregnant and the Kardashian sisters saw Tokyo as the best possible destination to spend some quality time together, according to E! The Good American designer and sisters Kim and Kourtney are now traveling in Japan for a girls trip before she's set to deliver sometime in March. (more...)
Trump brings up death penalty for drug dealers Trump brings up death penalty for drug dealers
- March 05, 2018

Melania Trump said Thursday that many people are grieving after losing loved ones to the opioid crisis, telling a White House summit on the issue that "we need to change that". Carroll is a lawyer who has extensive government and private sector experience but hasn't done any work in the public health arena. According to Wikipedia more than 14,000 people have been killed since Duterte declared a war on drugs and ordered the police and military to kill drug dealers without due process. (more...)
Kylie Jenner shows off Stormi snap to celebrate baby milestone Kylie Jenner shows off Stormi snap to celebrate baby milestone
- March 04, 2018

Scott wrote , " My lil mama 1 month today her favorite unit of course ". However, she remained uncharacteristically quiet about being pregnant with rapper Travis Scott , 25. Though she reigns as one of the internet's biggest stars, she's kept coy. She also took the chance to explain her decision to keep her pregnancy journey a secret. (more...)
Uber Health wants to help with transportation to your next doctor appointment Uber Health wants to help with transportation to your next doctor appointment
- March 04, 2018

Uber has announced Uber Health, a service that lets healthcare companies book rides for patients . To date, over 100 healthcare organizations have signed on to use the platform , thanks to a private beta that began last July. The company is positioning itself as a cheaper and more reliable option than most non-emergency medical transportation. Uber's competitor Lyft also has several partnerships with healthcare organizations. (more...)
NY regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans NY regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans
- March 02, 2018

If the Kushners have nothing to hide, they certainly don't act like it; on February 9, Kushner Cos. filed a motion in federal court for a new venue for its Maryland apartment complex case in an attempt to avoid revealing the identities of the project's investors. (more...)
Travis Scott Gifts Kylie Jenner An Extravagant $1.4 Million Ferrari Travis Scott Gifts Kylie Jenner An Extravagant $1.4 Million Ferrari "Push Present"
- March 01, 2018

And she seems delighted with the vehicle even although it will be tough to fit a baby seat for their new daughter Stormi . The afternoon outing marked the first time the couple were spotted together since welcoming their daughter, Stormi Webster , earlier this month. (more...)
Ester Ledecka seals status as Winter Olympics snow queen with double gold Ester Ledecka seals status as Winter Olympics snow queen with double gold
- March 01, 2018

Ledecka , who is unquestionably the biggest star of these Olympics, became not only the first athlete to compete in skiing and snowboarding in the same Games, but the first woman to win gold in each discipline. The challenge of her switch was not lost on Ledecka . It was the third bronze for Canada to go with nine gold medals for the country that created hockey, not that the Canadians seemed to mind much when the buzzer sounded. (more...)
Bollywood actress Sridevi dead at 54 Bollywood actress Sridevi dead at 54
- February 25, 2018

Bollywood's legendary and much-loved actress Sridevi has passed away suddenly aged 54. Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi had worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films before debuting in Hindi films. The actor took a break from films after marrying producer Boney Kapoor in 1996. Her career began at the age of four when she starred in M.A. Thirumugham's devotional " Thunaivan ". (more...)
'Annihilation' Is An Ambitious Film That Collapses Under Its Own Self-Importance 'Annihilation' Is An Ambitious Film That Collapses Under Its Own Self-Importance
- February 24, 2018

When her husband returns and is visibly not himself, nor in great health, Lena refuses to stay on the sidelines and catapults herself into a group of women who are the next group set to explore the shimmering area. Far from it. Sure, the bones might be same, as they are between any two human beings, but they're still two very different people through their flesh and their minds. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence says she dropped out of middle school Jennifer Lawrence says she dropped out of middle school
- February 24, 2018

Don't ever get it twisted! In a post on Facebook , Jennifer said the comments were a "distraction" from the real issues women face and the Versace dress with a thigh-high split was her choice to wear. As rabid as fans are for Hunger Games , Lawrence says that as an adolescent that is how passionate she was for Harry Potter . "It was just an overwhelming feeling of 'I get this". (more...)
McDonald's to bring back Szechuan sauce nationwide McDonald's to bring back Szechuan sauce nationwide
- February 23, 2018

This time, they've got 20 million packets heading to every single McDonald's restaurant. So now the Adult Swim series has not only brought back a dipping sauce from the dead, it's led to a podcast about said sauce. Those packages will be available with any purchase starting Monday, Feb. 26 and will be available until supplies last. " Rick and Morty " fans rioted in October after the fast-food chain gave away Szechuan sauce across the USA - and demand far exceeded supply . (more...)
Police probe substance sent to St James's Palace Police probe substance sent to St James's Palace
- February 23, 2018

The letter was intercepted before reaching the couple but a full security scare was sparked over fears it could contain anthrax . Police would not say who the envelope was addressed to but said tests showed the substance to be non-suspicious. (more...)
Nigeria Boko Haram: Schoolgirls escape militant attack Nigeria Boko Haram: Schoolgirls escape militant attack
- February 22, 2018

Abdulmaliki Sumonu revealed that there has so far not been any report of abduction of any of the girls in the school. "The details are not known yet because it's already night, we will get the comprehensive details tomorrow", he said. According to the accounts of some of my mates, the Boko Haram told those that were caught in the mosque to sit on the floor, including our teachers. (more...)
Bill Gates Will Bring His Brilliant Self to The Big Bang Theory Bill Gates Will Bring His Brilliant Self to The Big Bang Theory
- February 22, 2018

Gates will pop in as a guest of Penny's ( Kaley Cuoco ) at work, and the boys will do anything it takes to get near their leader. Gates isn't the first great mind that the cast has met, though. Over the years, the show has hosted various famous figures from tech and science fields including astronaut Buzz Aldrin, scientists Stephen Hawking and Neil deGrasse Tyson, Telsa founder Elon Musk and Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence Taking a Break from Acting to 'Fix Our Democracy' Jennifer Lawrence Taking a Break from Acting to 'Fix Our Democracy'
- February 22, 2018

J-Law is set to spend a year working with the group Represent.Us along with director David O Russell. I don't like to go out'. The "Hunger Games" star revealed while promoting her new film, " Red Sparrow ", that she is taking a year off from acting to focus on political activism - and she has high hopes. (more...)