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Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor
- June 08, 2017

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Selena Gomez Wears Six Outfits in One Day - See Them All! Selena Gomez Wears Six Outfits in One Day - See Them All!
- June 08, 2017

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Usher Reveals Why He Missed Ariana Grande's Manchester Concert
- June 07, 2017

All 20,000 people who attended Grande's original concert at Manchester Arena were offered free tickets to last night's event. "Somehow it felt like the flawless way to stick two fingers up to the terrorists". He said: 'It was humbling to be among the thousands of people who were directly affected by the bad attack. Robbie Williams moved the audience with his Angels tube. (more...)
Cher going for EGOT with Broadway musical based on her life
- June 07, 2017

As a producer, Cher would share in a win for Best Musical. "There will be performance in theatre with actors, dancers, singers..." The show will be directed by Jason Moore , who previously controlled the stage musical " Avenue Q " as well as the popular a cappella film " Pitch Perfect ", while 'Hamilton's Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez are on board to produce. (more...)
Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
- June 07, 2017

Noriega was in a medically induced coma state ever since he suffered brain hemorrhage in March. After his capture, Noriega tried to turn the tables on the United States, saying it had worked hand in glove with him. "With the death of Mr. Noriega, one chapter of our history is closed, and another opens, one in which we must ensure that we don't repeat the previous era", said Augusto Yañez, a 46-year-old lawyer in Panama City . (more...)
Hunchback and Phantom of the Opera become part of Universal's Dark Universe
- June 07, 2017

As for which A-listers the "Transformers" alum fancies seeing in the roles? "I'd love to see Charlize Theron in there, Angelina Jolie ". But both titles have actually been the first monster movies by Universal in which Lon Chaney starred as the titular characters. (more...)
Ed Sheeran joins James Corden for a 'Carpool Karaoke' Ed Sheeran joins James Corden for a 'Carpool Karaoke'
- June 07, 2017

Following a rendition of 'SING' also from Divide where Corden pulled off the rap interlude, Corden said he wanted to clear something up. According to the singer, he met up with Bieber in Tokyo recently, and the two ended up hanging out together at a local watering hole. (more...)
Cosby's Lawyers Accuse DA of Blocking Black Jurors Cosby's Lawyers Accuse DA of Blocking Black Jurors
- June 05, 2017

A third of the initial jury pool questioned Monday said they had an opinion about Cosby's guilt or innocence, and an equal number said they or someone close to them had been sexually assaulted . Though dozens of women have come forward in recent years with assault claims against the comedian dating back to the 1970s, the accuser in Pennsylvania's case is the only woman whose criminal claims are not barred by the statute of limitations. (more...)
London attacks: What we know London attacks: What we know
- June 04, 2017

The BBC reports police say there is more than one fatality following the three separate incidents. Witnesses have reported seeing people hit by a vehicle on London Bridge. He also advocated his Travel Ban saying that this would be an extra level of safety for everyone. His administration is asking the US Supreme Court to reinstate it. (more...)
Drugs taken by Chris Cornell didn't cause death
- June 03, 2017

This is a developing story, check back for further details . 'Chris was as melodic as The Beatles, as heavy as Sabbath and as haunting as Edgar Allan Poe, ' Morello, Cornell's Audioslave bandmate, said during his funeral. The Cornell family has previously blamed the rare side effects of Ativan - which includes suicidal thoughts - for catalyzing the singer's death. "Many of us who know Chris well noticed that he wasn't himself during his final hours and that something was very off", ... (more...)
Immediate special session? House leaders think it's unlikely Immediate special session? House leaders think it's unlikely
- June 03, 2017

The major cause for ex-convicts returning to prison is an inability to support themselves financially, according to the group of lawmakers, law enforcement, and judicial officials who developed the package over the course of more than a year. (more...)
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
- June 02, 2017

If not for global appeal, that would be a let down for a movie riding on a $230 million production budget. The first place finish also can not cover up a serious case of franchise fatigue. That's far below early estimates. Why are we making movies out of bad TV? Disappointing sales followed on Friday, when the film, which stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron , took in around $5.7 million . (more...)
Lewandowski to Republicans: Get on Trump Train or Lose Next Election Lewandowski to Republicans: Get on Trump Train or Lose Next Election
- June 02, 2017

The budget beginning next year would make wholesale cuts in programs for people with limited means. "As soon as I chose to stop and pay it off, it went away. The idea has sparked outrage among retailers, like Walmart and Target, and raises questions about price increases on middle-class consumers . "I don't know what it is". (more...)
Suspended four games, but appealing Suspended four games, but appealing
- June 01, 2017

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik (12) and first baseman Michael Morse (38) join the mound as relief pitcher Hunter Strickland (60) fights Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. (more...)
Harris jury discharged, no verdict reached Harris jury discharged, no verdict reached
- May 31, 2017

Rolf Harris will leave court a free man after a jury failed to reach a verdict on four indecent assault charges. Harris thanked his supporters and expressed relief at the verdict in a statement read by his lawyer outside the court. Prosecutor Jonathan Rees QC told London's Southwark Crown Court: "We have reviewed whether it would be appropriate to seek a further retrial on these allegations". (more...)
Kathy Griffin Holds a Fake, Bloody Trump Head in New Photo Shoot Kathy Griffin Holds a Fake, Bloody Trump Head in New Photo Shoot
- May 31, 2017

According to TMZ , Griffin joked with Shields that they should move to Mexico, for fear of being thrown in prison. Griffin quickly defended the image, which was first obtained by TMZ , saying that it was merely an "expression of art". "I understand there are going to be people that hate this". We didn't kill anybody nor do I feel anybody should be killed. "It just happens to be a still image". (more...)
Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon
- May 31, 2017

Wonder Woman has wonderful character development and my hands-down favorite action scene in any superhero movie during a second act piece where Diana inserts herself into the front lines of the war. That points to a potentially massive turnaround for DC's cinematic superhero film universe. She had to fly to MI to try it on after finding out she had landed the part of Wonder Woman for Batman V Superman . (more...)
Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
- May 30, 2017

This will be nine days. The Guardian newspaper's Jon Henley, the paper's European affairs correspondent, argued in his assessment of Trump's visit: "It may, mercifully, have passed off without apocalyptic mishap, but Donald Trump's first transatlantic trip as USA president still left European leaders shaken". (more...)
Guess Who Will Star Opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan In Mani Ratnam's Next? Guess Who Will Star Opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan In Mani Ratnam's Next?
- May 30, 2017

The latest addition to this series of speculation is that Mani is approaching Aishwarya Rai for his next film. The flick will be a trilingual in Tamil-Telugu-Hindi. As per the sources, the discussions between Mani Ratnam and Aishwarya Roi is progressing fast. After returning to Mumbai, Aishwarya along with father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan and hubby Abhishek Bachchan attended the grand premiere of Sachin Tendulkar's docudrama titled Sachin: A Billion Dreams. (more...)
Frank Deford, NPR's longtime philosopher of sports, dies at 78 Frank Deford, NPR's longtime philosopher of sports, dies at 78
- May 30, 2017

Deford gave his 1,656th and final commentary on NPR's " Morning Edition " in early May, ending a run of what he called "little homilies" that began in 1980. Some of his stories have been archived at the SI Vault. Deford was elected to the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters in 1998 and was been voted by his peers as the U.S. (more...)