Life&Culture


Greens to support NDP in minority government Greens to support NDP in minority government
- May 30, 2017

The NDP-Greens deal is weighted in the Greens supporting, or giving confidence, to the NDP in votes including the throne speech and budgets. Negotiations between the Green and Liberals parties were being held as late as Sunday night, Weaver said. (more...)
Fringe Tamil outfit opposes Rajinikanth entry into politics Fringe Tamil outfit opposes Rajinikanth entry into politics
- May 30, 2017

Currently, the police has beefed up security at Rajinikanth's house. The Tamil outfit staged a protest on Monday near Rajinikanth's residence opposing his likely entry into politics. The speculation is that Rajinikanth has chose to enter politics, apparently driven by the political vacuum following the demise of former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa. (more...)
UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'
- May 29, 2017

Also Saturday, police released surveillance-camera images of the bomber, Salman Abedi , on the night of the attack. The straps of a backpack are visible on his shoulders. About 3,000 people from the total group are judged to pose a threat and are under investigation or active monitoring in 500 operations being run by police and intelligence services. (more...)
Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"
- May 29, 2017

Coppola was honored for " The Beguiled ", a Southern Gothic horror that updates the 1971 Civil War drama starring Clint Eastwood. Sofia Coppola arrives at the Cannes screening of The Beguiled . Palme d'Or victor Ostlund exclaimed "Oh my god!" Kruger was honoured for her performance in Fatih Akin's In the Fade . USA actor Joaquin Phoenix won the Best Actor Prize for " You Were Never Really Here ". (more...)
New STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Pictures and Details Released
- May 28, 2017

Fast forward to release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015, and the stage was set for Brad to realize just how profoundly he'd been affected. "Because I said I was never going back". However, LucasFilm was quick to pour water on this suggestion, insisting: "We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher's performance as Princess or General Leia Organa". (more...)
Katie Hopkins to leave LBC 'immediately' after 'final solution' tweet Katie Hopkins to leave LBC 'immediately' after 'final solution' tweet
- May 27, 2017

She had hosted a weekly show every Sunday on LBC and continues to pen a column for The Daily Mail . Following complaints to the police and reports made to Twitter about the tweet, Hopkins claimed "final" was a typo, and therefore, deleted and tweeted again but with " true " instead. (more...)
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima Party in Cannes Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima Party in Cannes
- May 27, 2017

Reaching out to the former child star, one fan quipped: "Waiting for Bella to tweet that she's not talking to Scott and that she's actually with someone else". But she's landed extra coverage at Cannes thanks to her travel buddy, Scott Disick . Her sudden urge to shut down dating rumors may have come from Disick's latest rendezvous with ex Chloe Bartoli . (more...)
The Price Is Right Contestant Breaks Plinko Record, Loses His Damn Mind! The Price Is Right Contestant Breaks Plinko Record, Loses His Damn Mind!
- May 26, 2017

When Carey gave him the free Plinko chip that every player gets to start with, Ryan exclaimed with amazement, "There's only 10 of these in existence!" Belz got to Plinko by winning a digital camera in the bidder's row introductory round, where he shrewdly bid $1. (more...)
Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision contest with tender ballad
- May 24, 2017

The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on M. The contest helped launch the careers of Sweden's ABBA — victors in 1974 with "Waterloo" — Canada's Celine Dion, who won for Switzerland in 1988, and Irish high-steppers Riverdance, the halftime entertainment in 1994. (more...)
Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon
- May 24, 2017

There, he was asked by anchor Samantha Armytage if the rumors about a sequel were true. "It's true. Yea, it's true", he said during an interview on the Australian morning show, Sunrise . "It's happening, it's definitely happening". There was also that mysterious meet-up between Cruise and film producer Jerry Bruckheimer. "You're the first people that I've really said it (to), he said". (more...)
American circus stages final show
- May 23, 2017

For the last time in the show's 146 year history, the sun is set on the Ringling Brothers Circus with a final send off from the CEO. His parents met at the Ringling circus in 1954 and said the show inspired generations of performers. In making her the 39th person to play the role of circus host, Feld said it was taking a step toward modernizing the circus. Shows were given on Long Island throughout the weekend, with three shows Saturday and three Sunday. (more...)
Hunter dies when shot elephant falls on him Hunter dies when shot elephant falls on him
- May 23, 2017

Three of the animals charged at the hunters, and Botha shot them, according to the report . According to South Africa's Netwerk24, he frequently travelled to the U.S. A father of five, Botha's family-run company was set up in 1983 and operates in South Africa , Zimbabwe, Botswana , Mozambique and Namibia . A post announcing Mr Botha's death on a joint Facebook page for him and his wife was met with condolences from hunters mourning the death of a "world-class houndsman", The ... (more...)
US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster' US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
- May 20, 2017

The latest launch appeared to fulfill both criteria, and Haley said , "I believe that China will stay true to that, and we'll come together on how we're going to do that". Washington-US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American to hold a cabinet rank, pledged that the US plans to "tighten the screws" on North Korea's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Shocking elimination made on Dancing with the Stars Shocking elimination made on Dancing with the Stars
- May 17, 2017

It really is! Read on. Biles rocked a shimmering sequined bra-style crop top with pair of black leather jeans while Farber donned a modernized greaser ensemble for the free, wild dance set inside a '90s arcade. The trick is to make it look easy! Each of them danced twice, including a challenge from one of the judges. But in learning a little more about Normani, we see what a tough life she had as a youngster. (more...)
Trump Orders Strong Tax Protections for Religious Organizations - White House Trump Orders Strong Tax Protections for Religious Organizations - White House
- May 17, 2017

Some faith leaders have condemned Trump's order, saying it would politicize their congregations. Calling the measure "an elaborate photo-op with no discernible policy outcome" the left-leaning legal non-profit rescinded its previous threats due to the fact that the EO doesn't really do much of anything to substantively protect religious freedom. (more...)
Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'
- May 16, 2017

SPICER: I think - I said - I was very clear that the president would have nothing further on that last week. "Let me put this whole Russian thing to bed: Trump is innocent", he seethed at the press corps. Had Trump been feeding him lies? Spicer asked Trump after tracking him down. He buzzes through Manhattan streets, passing by CNN's headquarters and then onto Fifth Avenue to Trump Tower, only to find out he's at one of his golf courses in New Jersey. (more...)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review
- May 15, 2017

Meanwhile, at #1 it was Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , which is already flirting with $250 million domestically after ten days in release and has now topped $630 million worldwide. There was even some cosplay fun involved, as Neidt wore Star-Lord's costume alongside Michael Schroeder as Yondu, David Odom as Drax the Destroyer, Brian Fisher as Groot, Ryan Tellez as Rocket Raccoon, and Michael Adams Davis as Gamora. (more...)
President Trump, Sean Spicer are the 'stars' on a new 'SNL'
- May 15, 2017

McCarthy's Spicer soon took over the briefing, and when the NY Times' Glenn Thrush (Bobby Moynihan) asked him whether Trump was "unhinged", McCarthy spat out, "Oh my God, Glenn, do I come to your job and slap the seven or eight hot dogs out of your mouth?" But what separates this sketch from the others is one simple question from a reporter: "Were you surprised he fired Comey before he fired you ?" The Post initially described the scenario as Spicer standing "in the bushes" but ... (more...)
Ukraine says detains prankster who mooned during Eurovision
- May 15, 2017

The flasher draped in an Australian flag has turned out to be Ukranian media personality Vitalii Sediuk , ABC reports . The prankster is now detained by the Ukrainian authorities for 72 hours and soon he will be facing the charges of this prank. (more...)
Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2 Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2
- May 14, 2017

Jedd Gyorko helped Martinez even his record at 3-3 with his seventh homer of the year leading off the fourth inning off Jon Lester , breaking a 1-1 tie. On a grounder by Anthony Rizzo , Happ slid past the bag while shortstop Aledmys Diaz fielded a flip from Martinez, and Rizzo was ruled out at first because of the violation. (more...)