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Melania Trump Reappears After Vanishing Act Sparked Speculation Melania Trump Reappears After Vanishing Act Sparked Speculation
- June 05, 2018

Addressing rumours that his wife had run away, the POTUS reportedly laughed "Isn't that right, honey?" and "Did she leave him?" before pointing out that Mrs. Before the reception, amid ongoing memes and questions about her boss, Ms Grisham said the "nonsense" was fuelled by the media. A tweet posted on the first lady's account last week tried to quell some of the rumor-mongering. (more...)
Roseanne Barr: Roseanne Barr: "I'm Not a Racist, Just an Idiot"
- June 01, 2018

Roseanne Barr's racist tweet and the swift axing of her rebooted show put hundreds of people out of work, with some wondering whether they would be paid, most knowing they wouldn't be, and few with any legal recourse. Trump targeted Robert Iger , who is chief executive of ABC's parent Walt Disney Co ., on Twitter Thursday. John McCain (R-Ariz.), also took President Donald Trump and his administration to task. (more...)
Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Kardashian at the White House Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Kardashian at the White House
- June 01, 2018

During the White House press briefing Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders wouldn't provide further details on who Kardashian was meeting, only saying, "She is expected to be here at the White House ". "I would explain to [Trump] that, just like everybody else, we can make choices in our lives that we're not proud of and that we don't think through all the way", Kardashian West shared. (more...)
Kim Kardashian to ask Trump to pardon jailed grandmother Kim Kardashian to ask Trump to pardon jailed grandmother
- May 31, 2018

The 1994 indictment describes dozens of deliveries and drug transactions, many involving Johnson . " Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have been fantastic in their support and in their advocacy for prison reform ", Johnson said . She fit all of the criteria for former President Barack Obama's Clemency Project 2014, but was denied just days before the end of his term. Johnson was convicted in 1996 on eight criminal counts related to a Memphis-based cocaine trafficking operation ... (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape After Handing Himself in to NYPD Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape After Handing Himself in to NYPD
- May 28, 2018

Weinstein surrendered his USA passport and agreed to wear a monitoring device that tracks his location, confining him to the states of NY and CT. He surrendered his passport and is court ordered to wear a Global Positioning System tracking device. (more...)
Ricciardo is master of Monaco with record pole lap Ricciardo is master of Monaco with record pole lap
- May 28, 2018

Vettel followed suit with a pit stop on Lap 16 and retained a good margin over the Mercedes before Ricciardo made his single stop on Lap 17. "I lost three to Seb [Vettel] today, and to have only lost three and not more, I am so grateful". (more...)
Questions After Solo: A Star Wars Story Questions After Solo: A Star Wars Story
- May 28, 2018

The Last Jedi also flopped in China (it was pulled from theaters after a week), and Rian Johnson's movie, even though it grossed $1.3 billion worldwide, showed relatively weak legs at the box office, while proving divisive among Star Wars die-hards. (more...)
Novelist Philip Roth has died Novelist Philip Roth has died
- May 26, 2018

Roth, who was now living in Manhattan and CT at the time of his death, was arguably the most significant New Jersey-born novelist of the 20th Century and many of his works are considered American classics. In this September 15, 2010 photo, author Philip Roth poses in NY. He graduated from Weequahic High School in 1951 before receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Bucknell University. (more...)
Trump urges China to maintain tight North Korea border ahead of summit Trump urges China to maintain tight North Korea border ahead of summit
- May 24, 2018

The biggest sticking point appears to be the definition of denuclearization: US officials have repeatedly said they expect North Korea to accept "complete, verifiable, irreversible disarmament", while Pyongyang is seeking a phased process that could include a reduced USA military presence in the region. (more...)
Sonic ATTACK warning issued as USA citizen suffers brain injury in China Sonic ATTACK warning issued as USA citizen suffers brain injury in China
- May 23, 2018

The State Department said an email notice Wednesday, May 23, 2018, that a USA government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill. (more...)
WWE 'Smackdown' Up for Grabs as NBCUniversal Moves to Pin Down 'Raw' WWE 'Smackdown' Up for Grabs as NBCUniversal Moves to Pin Down 'Raw'
- May 18, 2018

The publication cites sources and claims NBCU is focused on renewing its pact for Raw , which is expected to go for as much as three times its current value. WWE will seek a new home for Smackdown on the open market, effectively splitting their programming. The show now garners the sixth-biggest audience among cable originals. (more...)
Stormy Daniels: Trump discloses payment to reimburse lawyer Stormy Daniels: Trump discloses payment to reimburse lawyer
- May 17, 2018

The head of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) flagged that discrepancy to deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in case it is "relevant to any inquiry you may be pursuing". The disclosures, released by the U.S. government ethics body, do not specify the reason for the payments to Michael Cohen, who paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 election. (more...)
Superman actor Margot Kidder dead at 69 Superman actor Margot Kidder dead at 69
- May 17, 2018

The Canadian actress and activist, 69, passed away at her home in Montana on Sunday, May 13, according to TMZ . No further details were given and messages left with Kidder's representatives were not immediately returned. As a sufferer of bipolar disorder , Kidder was an advocate for mental health and particularly supported orthomolecular medicine. When police found her in Glendale, Calif., she was hiding in the bushes behind a house. (more...)
Meghan Markle's sister Samantha has been hospitalised Meghan Markle's sister Samantha has been hospitalised
- May 17, 2018

Samantha and her boyfriend, a man named Mark , were at a Florida tollbooth when an alleged paparazzi photographer got in front of their auto to take a shot. She's way out of her league to tell me that I can't speak. " She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen Gives Birth, Welcomes Second Child With Husband John Legend Chrissy Teigen Gives Birth, Welcomes Second Child With Husband John Legend
- May 17, 2018

Wanna hold my boy let's do thisssssss (sic)", she tweeted earlier this month. Legend and Teigen, a model, welcomed their first child, Luna , two years ago. "I think after having one, there's a lot of things you learn the first time that will be helpful this second time around". But if there's anyone who is ready to grow their family, it's Chrissy and John. (more...)
Do Your Favorite Celebrities Hear Yanny or Laurel? Do Your Favorite Celebrities Hear Yanny or Laurel?
- May 17, 2018

McCoy hears " laurel " being said in the clip while his left tackle hears " yanny ". And the internet instantly imploded. . The controversy recalls the similarly impassioned debate that broke out over the #TheDress: in 2015 a photo of a two-toned frock had social media users tearing their hair out over whether its colours were white and gold, or black and blue. (more...)
Mariners' Robinson Cano Suspended 80 games Mariners' Robinson Cano Suspended 80 games
- May 16, 2018

In the 13 years since the introduction of baseball's joint drug agreement, no player that has failed a test has been inducted into the Hall of Fame, with Rafael Palmeiro and Manny Ramirez clocking in as the most prominent players to miss out. (more...)
North Korea proposes inter-Korea talks May 16 -S.Korea Ministry North Korea proposes inter-Korea talks May 16 -S.Korea Ministry
- May 15, 2018

Pompeo was speaking after talks with his South Korean opposite number Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha to prepare for a historic June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . For the sake of public opinion in South Korea, he will have to chart a course between upholding the spirit of the inter-Korean summit and not giving in on sanctions relief. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds a sentimental person Ryan Reynolds a sentimental person
- May 15, 2018

This is the part of the movie that has the most spoilers, so see this movie before social media ruins it. Now the sequel Deadpool 2 is touted to be bigger and better than the first. Last time, we got the origin story of Wade Wilson, a sardonic mercenary turned superpowered mutant. That's not to say movies need to be all comedy or all drama, but the unique world of Deadpool and its brand of meta-commentary makes it hard for the film to sink back into being a real movie. (more...)
Alia Bhatt-starrer Raazi witnesses 50 per cent jump at Box Office Alia Bhatt-starrer Raazi witnesses 50 per cent jump at Box Office
- May 14, 2018

Witnesses 50.07% growth on Saturday. Now, with Raazi as well, where she plays a simple Indian girl from Kashmir, who is trained to become a spy and married off to a Pakistani Army man, Alia has left everyone awed with her performance. Friday 7.53 cr, Sat 11.30 cr. Based on Harinder Sikka's book Calling Sehmat , Raazi traces the life of a woman who went undercover during the 1970 Indo-Pak war. (more...)
This Chicago Bishop Will Be Giving The Sermon At The Royal Wedding This Chicago Bishop Will Be Giving The Sermon At The Royal Wedding
- May 13, 2018

By any other standard it would certainly not be considered low-key, but by royal standards it will indeed. You can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family. She popularized the wedding cake, and had 12 bridesmaids. I guess that tells us just how popular Royal Weddings can be. However, she will not become "Princess Meghan" because only women born into the royal family can carry the title followed by their name. (more...)
John Favreau Reveals Timeline for Star Wars TV Show John Favreau Reveals Timeline for Star Wars TV Show
- May 13, 2018

The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, both actors playing younger versions of the characters made famous by the original Star Wars trilogy. "I was really on pins and needles, and I was so gratified to hear laughs and hear cheers in all the places I hoped and I dreamed that they would be. And I'm sure they're going to keep making these things long after I'm gone". (more...)
Eurovision in LGBT censorship soup Eurovision in LGBT censorship soup
- May 12, 2018

MangoTV is owned by China's second most watched channel, state-run Hunan TV , prompting one social media commenter to say "the problem isn't with the channel, it's a reflection of the state's control of speech". And, after what basically felt like forever, Ireland's Ryan O'Shaughnessy was called as the tenth finalist of the night - the first time they have qualified since 2013. (more...)
Stormy Daniels lawyer fires back at Giuliani over 'pimp' jab Stormy Daniels lawyer fires back at Giuliani over 'pimp' jab
- May 12, 2018

Trump may have known "because he was involved with that dispute over his school with Schneiderman that they realized was trumped up and that they were offended he was playing holier than thou when he turns out to be a pretty serious pervert", the outspoken Trump lawyer said. (more...)
'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' won't find new home with Hulu, Netflix 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' won't find new home with Hulu, Netflix
- May 12, 2018

Melissa Fumero , Stephanie Beatriz , Chelsea Peretti , Joel McKinnon Miller , Joe Lo Truglio , Terry Crews and Dirk Blocker played the other members of the Nine-Nine. Other early cancellations include Fox's The Last Man on Earth and The Mick ( The Mick had been expected to return back in early April); and CBS freshman comedies 9JKL and Living Biblically . (more...)
Miranda Kerr's Baby Boy Is Here & We Love His Hand-Me-Down Name Miranda Kerr's Baby Boy Is Here & We Love His Hand-Me-Down Name
- May 11, 2018

Kerr and Spiegel , who have been friends for years, started dating in late 2015, making their red carpet debut for a Valentine's Day event in 2016. "Apparently, my doctor said [with] the second pregnancy, your hormones kind of kick in a little stronger because they're like, 'Oh, yeah". (more...)
Madrid Open: Kyle Edmund beats David Goffin in last 16 Madrid Open: Kyle Edmund beats David Goffin in last 16
- May 11, 2018

The 12-time Grand Slam champion has an uninspiring 6-6 win-loss record in the ongoing season. That has been the case ever since Djokovic returned from an elbow injury earlier this season. At present it seems impossible that Nadal will lose a game on clay, his latest destruction of Monfils - a 6-3 6-1 triumph - a prime example of his intensity and sensational groundstrokes. (more...)
I did not storm out of meeting with Tinubu - Fayemi I did not storm out of meeting with Tinubu - Fayemi
- May 11, 2018

Speaking on behalf of the protesters known as Ekiti APC Stakeholders, Mr Adeoyo Aribasoye, said they were relying on the constitution of the party, which he said permitted them to do away with the executive, adding that Mr Kayode Egunjobi had been appointed as chairman of the caretaker committee. (more...)
Twitter is testing encrypted 'secret conversations' Twitter is testing encrypted 'secret conversations'
- May 10, 2018

The feature could make Twitter a better home for sensitive communications that often end up on encrypted messaging apps like Signal , Telegram or WhatsApp . End-to-end encrypted messages are secured with a lock and only the sender and recipient have the special key needed to unlock and read them. The company appears to be trialing end-to-end encryption for private messages. (more...)
Golden couple Cruz & Bardem set to open Cannes Film Festival Golden couple Cruz & Bardem set to open Cannes Film Festival
- May 09, 2018

Brought out to officially open the festival, he gestured for Blanchett to join him in the middle of the Palais des Festivals' stage. However, this year's jury president is Cate Blanchett , only the 12th woman in festival history to hold the position, as Variety reported in January. (more...)
Julianne Moore & Other Red-Hot Stars Heat Up the 2018 Cannes Film Festival Julianne Moore & Other Red-Hot Stars Heat Up the 2018 Cannes Film Festival
- May 09, 2018

Cannes and Netflix have been trading barbs for weeks, with Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings admitting recently that things got a little out of hand between the two sides. "Not specifically", the Australian actress said. They are here because of the quality of work. As one senior film critic said in an informal chat: "The festival is telling us that it isn't about the media; it is about the filmmakers". (more...)
Hazard sends warning to L'Pool & Spurs for the top four spot
- May 08, 2018

Now the target is just to win and be in the top four at the end of the season, and if we play like this the last three games, we can have something special at the end of the season. I think we played as a team and not with only one player against Salah. They have three top strikers. "We all work together and when we play this kind of game, it is a good feeling after the game". (more...)
Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Reconciliation with Gabrielle Union After 17 Years Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Reconciliation with Gabrielle Union After 17 Years
- May 08, 2018

Totally not expecting that response, Pinkett-Smith, as seen in the preview clip, below, was completely taken aback. She walked in by accident on Jada and Will doing it, And Will doesn't even know yet. "She doesn't care. It's kinda like my mother's on one extreme, Willow's on another extreme, and I'm in the middle where I'm a little of both". "She needs you to be a mother to provide boundaries and security". (more...)
'Mistaken' for government officials, seven Indians abducted in Afghanistan 'Mistaken' for government officials, seven Indians abducted in Afghanistan
- May 08, 2018

Worshippers had finished afternoon prayers at the mosque, which was also being used as a voter registration center for upcoming parliamentary elections . "A crowd of people who had come out of the mosque had gathered to register" when the blast took place, he said, putting the casualty toll at "about 30". (more...)
Gennady Golovkin, denied Canelo rematch, destroys Martirosyan in two Gennady Golovkin, denied Canelo rematch, destroys Martirosyan in two
- May 08, 2018

Golovkin landed 36 of overall 84 punches (42.9 percent) in the abbreviated night's work, while Martirosyan connected with 18 of 73 (24.7 percent). Golovkin and Alvarez were supposed to fight again Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where they fought to a controversial 12-round draw September 16. (more...)
Oh, really? Khloe Kardashian is back with Tristan Thompson
- May 07, 2018

Koko was escorted by security when she arrived at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena where her baby daddy's team managed to pull out a win with a score of 105 to 103. Thompson was spotted at the hospital on the day of the birth, but rumors have continued to swirl about the status of their relationship, with reports indicating Kardashian was planning on returning to Los Angeles. (more...)
The media learned who will make the wedding dress of Megan Markle The media learned who will make the wedding dress of Megan Markle
- May 07, 2018

According to the big day scenario, prepared by Kensington Palace, the newly Wednesday couple is expected to step into their carriage following the wedding ceremony, with close family members standing on the West Steps of the palace to wave Harry and Meghan off. (more...)
Arizona schools shut as teachers wait for deal on pay raise Arizona schools shut as teachers wait for deal on pay raise
- May 05, 2018

Thursday morning's signing came as the state House continued to debate other parts of the $10.4 billion spending plan but after the Senate concluded work on the plan. "The writing is on the wall, they're going to ignore the students and teachers and plight of the schools, and they're going to put through the budget they want", he said. (more...)
Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Harassment by 27 More Women Charlie Rose Accused of Sexual Harassment by 27 More Women
- May 04, 2018

Rose was initially suspended from the network when the Washington Post first published the accounts of eight women who claimed they were sexually harassed or assaulted by the journalist. "People did what they wanted to you". "It's pretty clear that there were people in management who were aware that there was a problem, and nothing was done", McManus told The Associated Press on Thursday. (more...)
The SEC Subpoenas Jay-Z Over Rocawear Sale to Iconix The SEC Subpoenas Jay-Z Over Rocawear Sale to Iconix
- May 04, 2018

A Twitter user, referencing Jay-Z's third subpoena and hit track "99 Problems", tweeted Thursday, "Now, 100 problems". Jay-Z has also been ordered to appear in federal court next week to explain why he shouldn't be ordered to testify in the SEC investigation. (more...)