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Oil: Russia remains outside of the OPEC out of choice
- March 09, 2018

Energy Information Administration (EIA) put national output at 11 million barrels per day by the end of 2019. Pioneer Natural Resources, another top shale producer, plans to lift Permian oil output by 19 percent to 24 percent this year, after a 26-percent increase in 2017. (more...)
Michael Porter Jr. injury update: Missouri freshman will play in SEC Tournament Michael Porter Jr. injury update: Missouri freshman will play in SEC Tournament
- March 08, 2018

Martin said that Porter will not start the game on Thursday, and his playing time will be determined based on the flow of the game and how Porter feels. Asked whether he expects Geist to play Thursday, Martin said only "I hope so". The tournament begins on Wednesday, but the Tigers don't play until Thursday where they'll take on the victor of the Georgia-Vanderbilt game. (more...)
Jennifer Garner gave us the flawless meme at the Oscars Jennifer Garner gave us the flawless meme at the Oscars
- March 07, 2018

It is actually not surprising that Jennifer Garner has been nailing it on social media in the recent months. Some hilarious freaky moments of the past include- Jennifer Lawrence's staircase tumble post to earning the Oscar for the Best Actress in the year 2013, John Travolta's "Adele Dazeem" mishap in the year 2014, and Nicole Kidman's weird applauding at the last year's show . (more...)
Russian Olympics doping doc 'Icarus' wins Best Documentary at Oscars Russian Olympics doping doc 'Icarus' wins Best Documentary at Oscars
- March 07, 2018

Backstage, the filmmakers called for the resignation of International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach who they described as "a crook". "We hope Icarus is a wake-up call". The story began to evolve much more rapidly than originally anticipated. In the intense film, Dr Rodchenkov reveals that the Russian Sports Ministry put together a method of manipulating anti-doping testing at the Winter Games in Sochi by sample-swapping and taking cocktails of banned drugs. (more...)
The Oscars got the winners right this year The Oscars got the winners right this year
- March 07, 2018

As you'll recall, Beatty and Dunaway incorrectly announced " La La Land " as the Best Picture at the end of the 2017 awards show. "Check out that font size", wrote one twitterer, while another tweeted, "Omg they made the letters on the envelope so big this year to avoid another mix up hahaha #Oscars ". (more...)
'Bachelor' fans buy dumped contestant Becca drinks via Venmo 'Bachelor' fans buy dumped contestant Becca drinks via Venmo
- March 07, 2018

It's like Crank , but if instead of boosting his adrenaline levels in order to stay alive, the main character needs to tell as many women as possible that he loves them. Really throws Becca off but she handled it really well. Back at the ranch, Becca arrived wearing a black lace dress and feeling positive. During her tense confrontation with Arie , he confessed that he regrets proposing to her in the first place. (more...)
Tiffany Haddish violates Oscars 'taboo' by rewearing dress Tiffany Haddish violates Oscars 'taboo' by rewearing dress
- March 06, 2018

Sure, they might not have matched her gown as well as the stilettos, but they showed how she is the most relatable woman in Hollywood. She's made that plea about a million times since-and, on Sunday night, even got to make it on stage at the Academy Awards . (more...)
1.5 mn penguins discovered on remote Danger Islands 1.5 mn penguins discovered on remote Danger Islands
- March 05, 2018

Not only is this an incredible reminder that we still have so much yet to uncover about the planet we live in, it also provides scientists with hope. Results from that survey, which found 751,527 pairs of nesting Adelie penguins on the islands, were published Friday as an open-access article in the scientific journal Nature Scientific Reports . (more...)
Oscars 2018: Guillermo Del Toro named best director for 'Shape of Water' Oscars 2018: Guillermo Del Toro named best director for 'Shape of Water'
- March 05, 2018

Fantasy romance " The Shape of Water " took home the best picture Oscar on Sunday, capping an awards season which has seen the film lavished with acclaim and glittering trophies. Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph stole the show presenting the Oscar for best documentary short subject. The Shape of Water bested other nominees including Call Me by Your Name , Darkest Hour , Dunkirk , Get Out, Lady Bird , Phantom Thread , The Post , and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri . (more...)
Weekend box office: Red Sparrow can't catch Black Panther Weekend box office: Red Sparrow can't catch Black Panther
- March 05, 2018

Red Sparrow played best on both coasts, while slightly under-indexing in Middle America. The movie starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan broke multiple box office records too, stealing the record for the largest opening for an African-American director. (more...)
Time Warp: Rita Moreno Brings Back Her 'West Side Story' Oscars Dress Time Warp: Rita Moreno Brings Back Her 'West Side Story' Oscars Dress
- March 05, 2018

The Puerto Rican actress and singer flew in from the Philippines where she was "making a really crappy World War II movie, playing yet another native girl" and had a dress maker in Manila make the gown. Mostly I wish I had accepted on behalf of my people. She has an Academy Award , Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Tony Award all to her name. But even if they don't win, those lucky enough to attend the star studded ceremony will be walking away with an incredible gift bag, worth over £100,000 . (more...)
Oscars 2018: Watch Kobe Bryant's animated short film, Dear Basketball Oscars 2018: Watch Kobe Bryant's animated short film, Dear Basketball
- March 05, 2018

Almost two years after leaving the National Basketball Association (NBA), the 39-year-old Bryant won the Academy Award for best animated short yesterday for Dear Basketball , a collaboration with artist Glen Keane and legendary composer John Williams. (more...)
Yes, Kylie Jenner 'Gets Her Hands Dirty' While Changing Her Baby's Diapers Yes, Kylie Jenner 'Gets Her Hands Dirty' While Changing Her Baby's Diapers
- March 04, 2018

Then, we saw beauty mogul Jenner coo over her daughter's toes , tell her fans on Twitter that Stormi looked just like herself as an infant, and, finally, we got our first full-length look at both babe and mother on her main feed for Stormi's one month birthday. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Poses With Baby Stormi For First Time In Instagram Snap Kylie Jenner Poses With Baby Stormi For First Time In Instagram Snap
- March 03, 2018

He displayed his parental pride on social media, when he took to Snapchat to share a shot of Stormi sporting a pink sweater bearing the word "Daddy" inside a heart. She shared pictures of her post-baby body on Snapchat on Thursday. Want more celebrity, entertainment and lifestyle news? She wrote: "I understand you're used to me bringing you along on all my journeys". (more...)
Ryan Seacrest: Sexual harassment accuser asked me for money Ryan Seacrest: Sexual harassment accuser asked me for money
- March 03, 2018

He says Hardy is trying to extort money from him. Seacrest , who has been hit with allegations of sexual misconduct by a former employee, which he denies , is hosting red carpet coverage for E! at the Academy Awards. There are those who are as of yet undecided. Jennifer Lawrence already told Howard Stern she might not participate in the traditional stop-by with the E! Seacrest's on-air co-anchor, Kelly Ripa , spoke highly of her male counterpart during a live taping of their ... (more...)
Suit: Google, YouTube Worked Against Hiring White, Asian Men Suit: Google, YouTube Worked Against Hiring White, Asian Men
- March 03, 2018

In a lawsuit , Arne Wilberg , a former recruiter at YouTube (and white male), stated that the parent company, Google , had established quotas for hiring underrepresented minorities to push the hiring of the underrepresented minorities, according to The Wall Street Journal . (more...)
KUWTK (Recap): Kim Kardashian Says She Regrets Using A Surrogate KUWTK (Recap): Kim Kardashian Says She Regrets Using A Surrogate
- March 02, 2018

Kim and her husband, Kanye West , welcomed Chicago on January 15, 2018, via surrogate. "If you guys don't know, Kanye and I are the biggest fans of 'Family Feud, ' " she said in the post. Spotted at the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Kardashian West debuted a new bubblegum-pink hue that she initially shared with her Snapchat fans. (more...)
'The Bachelor' Season 22 Episode 10 Recap: Arie's in Love 'The Bachelor' Season 22 Episode 10 Recap: Arie's in Love
- March 01, 2018

As you can tell by everyone's shocked faces in the photo above, though, there was still plenty of drama to go around. In the end, Becca rejects her ex and he emotionally walks away after his last-ditch effort failed. Bachelor contestant Becca Kufrin's ex-boyfriend surprised her and Arie Luyendyk Jr . by showing up in Peru and attempting to win her back before it's too late on the Monday, February 26, episode of the ABC dating show. (more...)
Transgender male high school wrestler wins Texas girls title amid controversy Transgender male high school wrestler wins Texas girls title amid controversy
- March 01, 2018

The Associated Press reports Beggs, an 18-year-old senior in high school, won the girls Class 6A 110-pound division. A wrestling parent filed a lawsuit past year to block Beggs from wrestling girls, but the suit it was dismissed . "This year, there was one forfeit". Jordan Gutierrez, a university student who attended lasts year's state championship, reflected the common campus politics that resonates from many progressive professors and LGBT groups across America's colleges and ... (more...)
Sean Miller will not coach Arizona on Saturday Sean Miller will not coach Arizona on Saturday
- February 26, 2018

Ayton still appeared in the team's lineup, and the team released a statement saying that he remains eligible to play. For over 10 minutes Ayton did not attempt a shot and didn't make the shot in the last 15:51, the impending result led to OR jumping to take control of the game and ultimately the win. (more...)
Ramaphosa confident budget will help SA Ramaphosa confident budget will help SA
- February 25, 2018

Additionally, the EFF opposes a budget regime that raises VAT and targets the personal incomes of lower paid workers, to the exclusion of Corporate Income tax, as a means to raise revenue. As Gigaba read his budget speech , the rand ZAR=D3 extended gains to 0.81 percent against the dollar, government bonds firmed and retail shares on the stock exchange fell. (more...)
Surprise! Emily Ratajkowski Marries New BF in NYC Courthouse Wedding Surprise! Emily Ratajkowski Marries New BF in NYC Courthouse Wedding
- February 24, 2018

She infact wore a pantsuit with mustard belt and black hat with slight veil on her face. Ratajkowski and producer-actor Bear-McClard opted for a low-key wedding in City Hall, foregoing the lavish affair of the typical celebrity. Just weeks ago, Page Six reported that Ratajkowski had split from her boyfriend of three years , music producer Jeff Magid , whom she lived with in Los Angeles' trendy downtown district. (more...)
Maisie Williams gives away series finale spoilers Maisie Williams gives away series finale spoilers
- February 24, 2018

When Kimmel reminded her that the president of HBO has said that they are filming multiple endings this time to make sure that even the cast members don't know how it will end, Williams said that when she heard that statement she thought they didn't have the budget to film multiple fake endings, and she joked that presidents tend to tell lies sometimes. (more...)
Cheryl Says Her And Liam Payne Are 'Great' Amid Split Rumours Cheryl Says Her And Liam Payne Are 'Great' Amid Split Rumours
- February 23, 2018

Cheryl said she was not "bothered" by speculation about her private life - as she declared her relationship with the Prince's Trust "the ideal marriage". Cheryl has spoken out for the first time since reports emerged that her relationship with boyfriend Liam Payne was on the rocks. Getting to this stage hasn't been easy but we did it. (more...)
'Black Panther' Is Breaking An Insane Amount Of Box Office Records 'Black Panther' Is Breaking An Insane Amount Of Box Office Records
- February 23, 2018

Jordan , Letitia Wright , and Daniel Kaluuya on their smash movie . The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production budget, had been tracking to bring in between an impressive $100 and $120 million when first projections emerged on January 25. (more...)
Kylie Jenner gives fans quick update on Stormi Kylie Jenner gives fans quick update on Stormi
- February 23, 2018

Kylie , 20, also gave an insight into what she's been doing in her new life as a mum. However, it seems that Jenner thinks that her daughter is taking after her more than after her father. A post shared by Kylie (@ kyliejenner ) on Feb 4, 2018 at 12:27pm PST " I'm sorry for keeping you in the dark through all the assumptions. To say that Kylie is pretty influential is an understatement, but we all have our fingers crossed that her word will trigger Team Snapchat to rethink about ... (more...)
The Queen of England Made an Appearance at London Fashion Week — Surprise The Queen of England Made an Appearance at London Fashion Week — Surprise
- February 21, 2018

The Queen Elizabeth II Award aims to provide continuing recognition of the cultural and trade role the British design and fashion industry has played, and continues to play, throughout Her Majesty's reign. While the event was truly iconic with the Queen's surprise appearance, Wintour has landed in hot water for leaving her signature sunglasses on while seated next to the monarch. (more...)
Baftas 2018: Three Billboards sweeps awards as Time's Up protest looms large Baftas 2018: Three Billboards sweeps awards as Time's Up protest looms large
- February 20, 2018

The Royals are known to not make biased political statements at events. A feminist group wearing " Time's Up Theresa" T-shirts has stormed the Bafta red carpet in London to protest against the Government's Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill. (more...)
NBA Commish Adam Silver: Why his league didn't televise All-Star draft NBA Commish Adam Silver: Why his league didn't televise All-Star draft
- February 17, 2018

EST. His single "Deserve" featuring rapper Travis Scott reached the number one spot on the USA iTunes chart, making him the first Chinese artist to do so. The Sixers will be well-represented - Joel Embiid is scheduled to participate in events on all three days, while Dario Saric and Ben Simmons will participate exclusively on Friday. (more...)
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Welcome Daughter Geo! Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Welcome Daughter Geo!
- February 17, 2018

They've been married since 2014. The pair announced they were expecting their second child in September when the brunette beauty uploaded a photograph of her swollen belly and wrote: " ROUND 2 ...." The model and the singer are also parents to daughter Dusty Rose , born in September 2016. (more...)
There is no mercy with the new Karate Kid series, 'Cobra Kai' There is no mercy with the new Karate Kid series, 'Cobra Kai'
- February 16, 2018

What Is Cobra Kai About? (And will Elisabeth Shue make a cameo?) It'll be a while until we find out for sure. According to Entertainment Weekly , which debuted the trailer, the cast will include Parenthood's Xolo Maridueña as a bullied youngster who's mentored by Johnny, while Designated Survivor's Tanner Buchanan plays Johnny's son, who's fighting to escape his father's shadow. (more...)
Cardi B Reportedly 3-4 Months Pregnant Cardi B Reportedly 3-4 Months Pregnant
- February 16, 2018

Our sources say after Cardi performed, a venue staffer asked her team if they could escort her back to her VIP room, where alcohol was flowing. Fans are more convinced that the "Bartier Cardi" rapper is indeed pregnant with her and her fiance Offset's child after seeing a photo of Cardi at her recent concert. (more...)
IndiGo grounds three A320neos amid fresh PW1100G issues IndiGo grounds three A320neos amid fresh PW1100G issues
- February 15, 2018

A total of 11 A320neo have been grounded, including three Indigo jets, in what is a major blow for Airbus . IndiGo, owned by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, said that it is in contact with Pratt & Whitney to address the results of a recent finding. (more...)
Catholics mark Ash Wednesday today Catholics mark Ash Wednesday today
- February 14, 2018

Millions of Christians across the world will be confused whether to celebrate Valentine's Day 2018 or not. Why? Some may choose to make their loved ones feel special on the day by gifting them with their favorite book, gadget or other items while others may opt to give a treat, perhaps a delicious meal or a romantic dinner. (more...)
Kylie Jenner has confirmed she was pregnant, and already had the baby Kylie Jenner has confirmed she was pregnant, and already had the baby
- February 05, 2018

Even if she wanted to keep her pregnancy a secret, this was not possible, and her fans have started to assume that she is pregnant for quite a while. The video documents her pregnancy, including private moments, the baby shower, and her baby's first cry. Kim already shares four-year-old daughter North West and two-year-old son Saint West with Kanye. (more...)
EA Doesn't Believe That Loot-Boxes, Microtransactions Are Gambling EA Doesn't Believe That Loot-Boxes, Microtransactions Are Gambling
- February 03, 2018

Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises on the planet, and should have been a sure thing for EA, but things obviously didn't go as planned. As such, microtransactions are returning to try and boost revenue despite EA hoping to sell between 10-11 million copies by the end of their fiscal year in March. (more...)
Tristan Thompson Sends Khloe Kardashian Touching Floral Arrangement After Dog Gabbana's Death Tristan Thompson Sends Khloe Kardashian Touching Floral Arrangement After Dog Gabbana's Death
- February 03, 2018

She will be having her first baby with Tristan Thompson who is signed to National Basketball Association team Cleveland Cavaliers. Khloe talked about how she spent 14 years with this dog, which is a really long time. 'She was the family dog, and since Kendall and Kylie both moved out, I thought Gabbana was lonely. "Thank you for the love". "She was more than pet", Kardashian previously wrote. (more...)
The latest Marvel trailer reveals an awesome new partner for Ant-Man! The latest Marvel trailer reveals an awesome new partner for Ant-Man!
- February 02, 2018

The trailer begins with a flashback of the events that saw Scott Lang helping out Captain America (Chris Evans) and his faction during the film " Captain America: Civil War ". Now, it looks like that brief tease will officially play a big role in the upcoming "Ant-Man and The Wasp" film, where the latter will have a significant presence alongside Paul Rudd's character, Scott Lang, a.k.a. (more...)
Did Priyanka Chopra hint at her role in Meghan Markle's Royal wedding? Did Priyanka Chopra hint at her role in Meghan Markle's Royal wedding?
- February 02, 2018

In 2015, she spoke at the U.N. Women's conference as an advocate for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. "It would be unusual for a royal bride to have a woman in her late 30s as a maid or matron of honour", she added. (more...)
Adele Channels Dolly Parton In Admiring Social Media Post Adele Channels Dolly Parton In Admiring Social Media Post
- February 02, 2018

This is not the first time Parton has expressed her love for Adele . She wrote: "The effortless queen of song, Dolly Parton! ". Bending over in a gaping white tasselled blouse, Adele's cleavage burst from the opening as she hunched over a guitar. (more...)