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Power Rangers director explains why romantic scene didn't make final cut Power Rangers director explains why romantic scene didn't make final cut
- March 28, 2017

In the original graphic novel, the Power Rangers encounter a unsafe new enemy, along with another character who might be friend, foe or both. That's the helmet of the Green Ranger , and while none of the marketing materials indicated that the fan favorite member of the team would make an appearance in Power Rangers , fans of the original iteration of the TV series were hoping his arrival in a sequel would be teased. (more...)
Harrison Ford Was 'Distracted' During Airport Runway Incident Harrison Ford Was 'Distracted' During Airport Runway Incident
- March 26, 2017

Mr Ford told the traffic controller he had been distracted by another airliner "which was in movement", as well as by "big turbulence" from a landing plane. The pilot is assured the FAA is looking into the incident and that the Husky was not cleared to land on the taxiway. The Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating the mishap. (more...)
Sean Spicer Won't Deny Trump Aides' Collusion With Russian Operatives Sean Spicer Won't Deny Trump Aides' Collusion With Russian Operatives
- March 26, 2017

Republican leaders had originally hoped to vote on the bill Thursday, the seventh anniversary of ObamaCare's enaction. "I think at the end of the day, I said this yesterday, you can't force people to vote. This afternoon, House Republicans withdrew the bill after realizing they did not have enough votes to pass it. "Is there any sort of plan if the bill does not pass tonight?" a reporter asked. (more...)
AQUAMAN Joins New Wave of JUSTICE LEAGUE Posters
- March 25, 2017

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) who will unite to lead the charge against the movie's Big Bad: Steppenwolf (Ciaran Hinds). But the highlight has to be his sparks of electricity as he races off into a run. What do you expect from Justice League? Anyway, there's a teaser video, too, which thankfully doesn't want to make us want to flag down the closest gynecologist. (more...)
Trump Offers Condolences On American Death Trump Offers Condolences On American Death
- March 25, 2017

A Utah couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on a dream tour of Europe are among the victims of the London terror attack. Spanish teacher Aysha Fraid was also killed. "Kurt will be greatly missed, and we ask for privacy as our family mourns and as Melissa recovers from her injuries". She was highly regarded and loved by our students and by her colleagues. (more...)
Wife Jan In Serious Accident, Situation Wife Jan In Serious Accident, Situation "Touch & Go"
- March 22, 2017

No further information has been made available at this time. Good ol' JR took to his Twitter to break the news of his wife's accident. She was taken to the hospital immediately, where JR then sent out a tweet to inform his fans of the disgusting news. (more...)
New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism
- March 22, 2017

Julia , who was introduced as an animated character in an online interactive storybook a year ago, will make her US Sesame Street debut on April 10 in a special "Meet Julia " episode on HBO and PBS KIDS. "They might not have been anxious when he cried". " You're beginning to introduce this person as a real person even though they are different", said Perry. (more...)
Meet The New Kid On 'Sesame Street': Julia, A Muppet With Autism
- March 21, 2017

Sesame Street writer Christine Ferraro told 60 Minutes that she hopes Julia becomes less of a novelty on the show. They wanted to help normalize autism using a single character, but autism presents differently in each person with the disorder. (more...)
'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts to Magical $350 Million Globally 'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts to Magical $350 Million Globally
- March 20, 2017

Its cumulative total now stands at $42.6 million. Refresh for latest ...: Disney's Beauty And The Beast charmed its way into the global box office this weekend with a $ 180M start. The Beauty And The Beast remake follows other Disney live action re-boots like The Jungle Book , which made close to $1 billion (around £807 million) previous year. (more...)
In theaters this weekend: 'Beauty and the Beast' In theaters this weekend: 'Beauty and the Beast'
- March 19, 2017

It might have just been that the other characters were so much more entertaining that Watson's Belle got washed away. Last but not the least, Emma Watson gave a stellar and radiant performance as Belle, as per Guardian . Meunier didn't respond, so Home simply said "Have a good one" and moved on to the day's news headlines from NPR. The star power Disney has attracted to the live-action revivals also broadens their appeal. (more...)
Sock gives Nishikori the boot at Indian Wells, books Federer clash Sock gives Nishikori the boot at Indian Wells, books Federer clash
- March 19, 2017

Sock called Federer's 18th Grand Slam triumph at the Australian Open in January a "testament" to Federer's ability, after the Swiss missed some six months of 2016 through injury. The trio (we're not sure if Djokovic will be invited back after his contribution) sing the 1980s classic " Hard to Say I'm Sorry " by Chicago accompanied by Haas' father-in-law and world-renowed record producer David Foster on piano. (more...)
'Beauty and the Beast' is already breaking records at the box office 'Beauty and the Beast' is already breaking records at the box office
- March 18, 2017

While 2016's The Jungle Book revived a Disney classic and still found a way to establish its own voice and narrative, Beauty and the Beast plays as a direct remake that occasionally ventures into new territory before quickly retreating back to safety. (more...)
Iron Fist characters you really should know about Iron Fist characters you really should know about
- March 18, 2017

It demonstrates the limits of the Marvel brand and how desperately the superhero genre needs to evolve. Kung fu movies inspired the character of Danny Rand, and many hoped that the TV show would finally make the character an Asian man. (more...)
Power Rangers Samurai star Ricardo Medina pleads guilty to fatal stabbing Power Rangers Samurai star Ricardo Medina pleads guilty to fatal stabbing
- March 17, 2017

He was accused of killing 36-year-old Josh Sutter with a samurai sword in an argument over Medina's girlfriend at the end of January 2015. Ricardo Medina Jr . Sutter died of his injuries. Medina claims he stabbed his roommate with his sword as an act of self defense. That report cited a separate account from BBC News , which suggested Medina was merely trying to protect himself from Sutter when the stabbing occurred. (more...)
Kim Kardashian convinced men followed her before Paris robbery Kim Kardashian convinced men followed her before Paris robbery
- March 16, 2017

The new series of Keeping Up With The Kardashians premiered in the U.S. on Sunday, and a previously released preview clip for the second episode showed Kim revealing that she begged with the robbers to "let me live". If you're one of the lucky few who've seen the Season 13 premier of Keeping Up With The Kardashians already (us regular folk in the United Kingdom will have to wait until this Sunday), you'll know the series ahead looks jam-packed with dramz. (more...)
Corey Graves: "AJ Styles vs. Shane McMahon does absolutely nothing for me"
- March 16, 2017

The latest episode of WWE SmackDown Live saw some exciting matches aired from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Tuesday (14 March). This year, with singles matches on the horizon setup for both the Intercontinental Championship and the United States Championship , one has to wonder if WWE has plans to include the Ladder Match during one of the bouts at this years Wrestlemania . (more...)
Internet can't handle Clear Knee Mom Jeans Internet can't handle Clear Knee Mom Jeans
- March 16, 2017

The unique denim styles are definitely different. Nordstrom.com is selling a product called " Clear Knee Mom Jeans ". Confused shoppers, take note of Topshop's directions: "Wear them folded at the cuffs to keep them looking cool ". (more...)
"The Bachelorette" Semi-Started Last Night And HO BOY Was It Awkward
- March 16, 2017

Demario was out first. "We couldn't take you to the mansion, so I brought the mansion to you". "What I did is I booked us some flights to Vegas for us to elope". "I need you to be able to talk sports - you don't have to play them, but be familiar with them". "I'm hoping that as a black Bachelorette you're going to get to see a more diverse cast", Lindsay told The Hollywood Reporter , adding that she wants "a cast that's reflective of what America looks like". (more...)
Virginia supports Hawaii lawsuit against revised travel ban
- March 16, 2017

Over 130 US foreign policy experts have denounced President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying it undermines America's national security and interests as much as the original order barring travelers from some Muslim-majority countries and refugees. (more...)
Here's What Really Happened When Those Kids Crashed Their Dad's BBC Interview Here's What Really Happened When Those Kids Crashed Their Dad's BBC Interview
- March 16, 2017

She explained that it's been a "little bit stressful" but they are now "handling it". "I mean it was terribly cute ", Kelly told The Wall Street Journal . "Everybody we know seems to think it's pretty hysterical, " he told the BBC . It went viral nearly instantly, reaching 84 million views on the BBC's Facebook page alone, and getting media coverage worldwide. (more...)
Trump envoy meets Netanyahu in Israel Trump envoy meets Netanyahu in Israel
- March 15, 2017

Envoy Jason Greenblatt arrived at the West Bank city of Ramallah where he was greeted by Abbas and a Palestinian delegation. A senior Israeli official noted that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised in his meeting on Monday with the USA envoy the issue of establishing a new settlement for the evacuees of the illegal Amona outpost. (more...)
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Sets New Record for Advance Ticket Sales Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Sets New Record for Advance Ticket Sales
- March 15, 2017

Later on Monday it was announced that the film was pulled from release in Malaysia . LeFou - Gaston's sidekick - literally translates to "the fool". But LeFou's sexuality isn't loudly broadcast. "Parents are therefore strongly advised to provide guidance to their children about this re-make of " Beauty & the Beast ", and indeed to their children's entertainment choices in a rapidly changing age" the bishop adds. (more...)
Children help you live longer, says study Children help you live longer, says study
- March 15, 2017

The researchers compared life expectancy with marital status and parenthood, to see whether having a child influenced how long a person lived. Modig and her colleagues used national Swedish health data to track all men and women born between 1911 and 1925 in that country. (more...)
Lorde unveils the 'Melodrama' era on Saturday Night Live Lorde unveils the 'Melodrama' era on Saturday Night Live
- March 14, 2017

The two freshly released tracks are off her upcoming sophomore album Melodrama. The 20-year-old singer-songwriter is best known for her global smash "Royals", setting a record as the first female artist to top Billboard's alternative chart in 17 years in 2013. (more...)
Scarlett Johansson ridicules Ivanka Trump Scarlett Johansson ridicules Ivanka Trump
- March 14, 2017

And who knows what she does "before saying the name of the false perfume " Complicit "(Complice). " A feminist , an advocate, a champion for women", the " SNL " voiceover said. Ivanka knows where her bread is buttered. The spoof commercial then goes on to address her feminist credentials while noting Trump's past controversies. (more...)
Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Get Engaged With Cher's Help Colton Haynes and Jeff Leatham Get Engaged With Cher's Help
- March 13, 2017

Leatham posted it on his own page. Addressing Leatham directly, she added, " I got you babe - alright this is for you, you know what it is - you know what you're supposed to do now". "So Appreciative and much love ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️#Love - #Friendship - #Cher - #FireworksFlowersFullmoonCher - #IGotYouBabe", Jeff wrote alongside the sweet clip . (more...)
Magician Criss Angel back on stage a day after stunt went wrong Magician Criss Angel back on stage a day after stunt went wrong
- March 13, 2017

Criss Angel was rushed to the hospital on Friday night. He was released the same night. Sehl wrote, "He stopped moving, curtain down". Angel also had to cancel a fundraiser appearance on Saturday, for Make-a-Wish of Southern Nevada, according to the statement, instead sending a donation of $100,000 "on behalf of his pediatric cancer nonprofit HELP". (more...)
Ireland ladies continue 100% record in Six Nations Ireland ladies continue 100% record in Six Nations
- March 13, 2017

North came in for criticism following Wales' defeat to Scotland a fortnight ago with even his own defence coach Shaun Edwards admitting the wing had been off the pace. Ireland captain Rory Best spoke of the "silly little mental errors" that cost the team - a second-half knock-on by prop Tadhg Furlong with the line in sight, a botched catch-and-drive from a lineout just when Wales was hanging on, that late driving maul that Henshaw needlessly interfered with. (more...)
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, first-look review at SXSW Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, first-look review at SXSW
- March 13, 2017

Though it's still a ways away from hitting theaters, the pic made its debut at the South by Southwest festival tonight and to drum up some hype, the first trailer has been released online, giving us a look at what seems to be another inventive and exciting piece of work from Edgar Wright . (more...)
Malta's Azure Window, As Seen On 'Game Of Thrones,' Collapses Into Sea Malta's Azure Window, As Seen On 'Game Of Thrones,' Collapses Into Sea
- March 12, 2017

I have just been informed that the attractive Tieqa tad-Dwejra in #Gozo has collapsed. "It is a very sad day for Malta". Environment minister Jose Herrera said during a press conference ( via The Washington Post ) that multiple studies were undertaken about the rock structure, all of which concluded that nothing could have been done to prevent the collapse. (more...)
'Game Change' Filmmakers to Produce HBO Miniseries About 2016 Presidential Election 'Game Change' Filmmakers to Produce HBO Miniseries About 2016 Presidential Election
- March 12, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter , the network is now working on a yet-to-be-titled project based on source material from Mark Halperin and John Heilemann , who are now writing about Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton in securing the most coveted public seat in the US. (more...)
2 dead, several injured in mass stabbing in English city of Wolverhampton 2 dead, several injured in mass stabbing in English city of Wolverhampton
- March 11, 2017

Ann-Marie James, 33, was stabbed in the chest at a flat in Wolverhampton by Melvin James, West Midlands Police said. West Midlands Police confirmed that a " serious incident was ongoing at a domestic address". Three land ambulances were also sent to the scene, West Midlands Ambulance Service added. " Another woman was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with potentially life threatening stab wounds to ". (more...)
Scarlett Johansson files for divorce from Romain Dauriac Scarlett Johansson files for divorce from Romain Dauriac
- March 10, 2017

Johansson and Dauriac have been married in a secret ceremony in October previous year, a short time after Scarlett gave birth to their daughter Rose in early September. The source said that the creative agency manager recently released a statement, saying that it is indeed unfortunate, especially for their daughter after Johansson filed for divorce . (more...)
Jason Chaffetz: Can't Afford Trumpcare? Don't Buy an iPhone Jason Chaffetz: Can't Afford Trumpcare? Don't Buy an iPhone
- March 10, 2017

Obamacare was the signature domestic accomplishment of Barack Obama, the Democratic predecessor of President Donald Trump. A certain subset of internet users gets enraged every time a homeless person or refugee shows up with one, or when the government funds them for low-income Americans . (more...)
Here's how Jennifer Lopez' 'dates' with Alex Rodriguez and Drake are linked Here's how Jennifer Lopez' 'dates' with Alex Rodriguez and Drake are linked
- March 10, 2017

Wait a second. What happened to the whole Drake thing? Meh. Alex reportedly was in the audience during one of Jennifer's concerts at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas recently, and the two spent last weekend in Los Angeles together. So the gossip rags told us Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez is Jennifer Lopez's new man (see here, here and here). "I really don't know any of them". (more...)
Indy Airport Welcomes New Frontier Flight to Las Vegas Indy Airport Welcomes New Frontier Flight to Las Vegas
- March 09, 2017

Frontier is now accepting bookings for these flights at its web site. The airline will add Las Vegas to its current list of destinations departing from Indianapolis, which includes Denver, Orlando and Fort Myers. Nonstop flights continue to be a major target for Indy airport officials. "It's going to provide some real good competition and they have some introductory fares as low as $39 each way", Airport Manager Dan Letellier tells KELO Radio's It's Your Business Show with Bill Zortman. (more...)
A behind the scenes look into 'Logan' A behind the scenes look into 'Logan'
- March 08, 2017

The previous Wolverine films were - X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Wolverine (2013). The actor revealed earlier this year he's retiring from playing the character as he feels it's the right time to bow out. In addition to highlighting references to the comics and movies, it also offers a semi-comprehensive look at Wolverine's timeline throughout the nine X-Men films. (more...)
'Logan' has massive US$33.1m Friday opening in the US 'Logan' has massive US$33.1m Friday opening in the US
- March 07, 2017

Neither of the previous two movies did well with critics, and moviegoers weren't insane about them either. In IMAX, and at $20.6M, this is the 2nd-biggest R-rated global debut behind Fox's similarly-R-rated Deadpool. The opening is on par with X-Men Origins: Wolverine which got $ 85 million in its opening weekend too back in 2009. The most exciting part of the post, at least for fans, is that Jackman openly wants to work with Stewart again. (more...)
Pregnant woman impersonates April the Giraffe Pregnant woman impersonates April the Giraffe
- March 07, 2017

For almost three weeks, millions of people have tuned in to the live-stream of April the Giraffe as she awaits the birth of her calf at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y. She donned a giraffe mask, and the rest is history. It'll be Dietrich's fourth child. "Clearly we live an exciting life over here in the Dietrich household", she writes in the comments section. (more...)
Per Mertesacker reveals 'tense' atmosphere at Arsenal training Per Mertesacker reveals 'tense' atmosphere at Arsenal training
- March 07, 2017

Arsenal F.C. just lost to Liverpool F.C. on Saturday by a score of 3-1. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger interjected a question posed to Per Mertesacker on the Frenchman's future on Monday afternoon. It is a dubious distinction, but now, laying claim to the title of the "biggest club never to win the Champions League " is just about all Arsenal have got when it comes to asserting their credentials as a member of Europe's elite. (more...)

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