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Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 for second title in three years

In this year's Finals, Durant has averaged over 34 points, eight rebounds, and five assists per game. "I have no reason to put my head down", James said. Durant appeared to commit his third foul on the play, but the officials let it go and the game quickly turned. The two teams are set to lock horns in Game 5 at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Monday. Read More »

Taylor Swift's Music Is Returning To Streaming Services

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Perry has spoken out about the tension with her former friend. In 2014, Swift pulled her music from Spotify , claiming that it doesn't compensate what the artist deserves. Taylor Swift is making all of our "Wildest Dreams" come true with a big announcement that's sure to rock the music world. " Taylor Swift said she hates Spotify". Read More »

UK PM May's Brexit plan has not changed, her spokesman says

Ms May faced her lawmakers at a meeting of the 1922 Committee on Monday. "There can be no backsliding from the objectives the PM set out in the [election] campaign - taking back control of our laws, our borders, our cash; but also ensuring that we have a great new partnership with the European Union that allows us to trade more freely and enthusiastically than ever", Mr Johnson wrote in the right-wing tabloid The Sun . Read More »

Sessions' offer to testify surprises, and concerns, intelligence panel

Sessions recused himself from the ongoing Russia investigation in March after reports revealed that he did not disclose contacts with Russian officials during his Senate confirmation hearing. "I don't understand why the president just doesn't clear this matter up once and for all", says Sen. Trump-Comey row: What questions remain after testimony? Comey said Sessions didn't reply to his concerns about one-on-one meetings with President Donald Trump . Read More »

Chris Pine's Return in Wonder Woman Sequel is a 'Big Question'

Mashable reports that the film has already earned $100.5 million in domestic sales, making it the bestselling opening for a film directed by a woman ( Patty Jenkins ). Gadot made her debut as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a year ago. Gadot first debuted as Wonder Woman in " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ". Read More »

'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

Don't let the glumness of the previous films in DC's expanded universe put you off; Wonder Woman is good old fashioned fun, and the sequel can't arrive soon enough. Kurtzman, who is best known for his credits as a screenwriter (" Transformers ", "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen", "Star Trek", "Star Trek: Into Darkness") and producer ("Now You See Me", TV shows "Scorpion" and "Hawaii Five-0"), said he doesn't read reviews . Read More »

Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath

He further refused to say whether he has tapes of conversations with Comey after threatening on Twitter that the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" You know, if the president of the United States takes you in a room alone and makes your boss leave and then leans over and tells you something, does that feel very light? Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge ... Read More »

Katy Perry Wants to End Feud with Taylor Swift

And, spoiler alert, it turns out that Diplo and Bloom are no match for the guitar whiz. "They're all wonderful lovers and I would have sex with all of them after I get out of this [livestream]!" You are loved Josh Groban. Instead of singing the tune's original line "Don't you come for me" in the first verse, Katy changed it to: "God bless you on your journey , oh baby girl". Read More »

Brendan Fraser's The Mummy Trilogy Exists In The Dark Universe

The Gal Gadot-starrer will also make more during its second frame than did both " Suicide Squad " and " Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice ", despite those films having larger opening weekends than " Wonder Woman " ($133.7 million for " Suicide Squad " and $166 million for " Batman v Superman "). Read More »

Disney CEO Has Something To Say About That Rumored Movie Hack

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Hollywood fantasy swashbuckler film, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (also known as Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge ) has received a decent response in India. Written and directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was made for $200 million and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, and Kurt Russell. Read More »

Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

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The judges were not directly ruling on the merits of the travel ban itself; however, to evaluate whether the injunction was appropriate, they had to weigh the probable impact of the travel ban and the likelihood that a case against it would succeed. Read More »

Roy Moore's Facebook page flooded with rainbow flag emojis

During this year's Pride Month , as Moore runs for the state Senate, Facebook users are getting back at him - with rainbows, AL.com reports . Obviously it's a lovely addition for Pride month - and a useful tool for trolling anti-LGBT establishments and public figures - but it comes with one criticism. Read More »

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

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Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride is a stance people all over the world take to fight discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. To access it, you must like this page. This year marks an extra special year for members of the LGBTQ community and its supporters. If you live in one of 35 covered cities and have pulled up Google Maps recently, you might notice rainbow bands covering up some streets on the map. Read More »

Bill Cosby sex-assault case: Everything you need to know

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Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. According to her testimony, Constand said she first met Cosby at a basketball game in the fall of 2002, when she was director of basketball operations at Temple University. Read More »

The Mummy has monstrously bad US opening

Industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said the movie , the latest revival of the original " Mummy " made in 1932, took in a disappointing $31.7 million in its first weekend. In The Mummy , Cruise is joined by a cast including Annabelle Wallis (upcoming King Arthur, television's Peaky Blinders), Jake Johnson (Jurassic World), Courtney B. Read More »

Bill Cosby Trial, Day 6 - Defense's Case Lasts All of 6 Minutes?

The prominent Philadelphia defense attorney, who is seeking Cosby's full acquittal, said of Constand in his two-hour closing statement, "She said one thing yesterday, another thing today". Cosby's spokesman says maybe. If Cosby testifies and denies drugging and molesting Constand or anyone else, the judge might allow more people to testify as rebuttal witnesses. Read More »

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the day of Katy Perry's "Witness" release

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Prior to this, Taylor was known as an artist who restricted most of her music on Spotify due to her affiliation with Apple Music. But Spotify and other competing streaming services were shut out. What's changed, exactly? Who knows, but loads of people reckon it might have something to do with Katy's new album release. In an interview with Time Magazine , Swift said, "I think there should be an inherent value placed on art", adding, "Beats Music and Rhapsody you have to pay for a ... Read More »

Puerto Rico governor vows statehood push after referendum win

The residents of smaller islands that along with the main island of Puerto Rico form an archipelago in the Carribean, are trying to make clear whether they want to maintain the status-quo when it comes to their relationship with the U.S. The U.S. government oversees policy and financial areas such as infrastructure, defense and trade. US presidential spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday that the process will have to work its way through Congress. Read More »

Cosby drugged my daughter, mother of alleged victim Kelly Johnson tells jury

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Andrea Constand , now 44, originally told police in Cheltenham, Pa., that she was drugged and molested by Cosby at his Elkins Park home on March 16, 2004, about two months after she now claims the assault occurred. She lost consciousness, then was jolted awake when she felt Cosby's hand "groping my breasts". Pulliam has defended him in the past and in an interview with Access Hollywood , she told the public to hold their judgment. Read More »

Philippines: Duterte thankful for USA force's assistance in Marawi conflict

The assistance helps military commanders in their fight against the militants and was offered at the request of the Philippine government, according to the statement , which didn't give details. At least 20 civilians and more than 100 rebel fighters have also been killed in the fighting. Local Philippines journalist Chiara Zambrano, who has been closely monitoring the situation on the ground near Marawi City, tweeted police claims that the convoy escorting the Maute mother was sacked ... Read More »

WWE Raw opening with big segment opposite National Basketball Association game

This was the week in WWE Instagram . Last week on Raw Samoa Joe met Paul Heyman in the ring, and he sent a message to Brock Lesnar when he choked out his advocate using the Coquina Clutch. So that was the week when the definition of "Extreme" was completely reworked for Extreme Rules, when Samoa Joe and Brock Lesnar made a date for Great Balls Of Fire and when all eyes started to turn towards MITB. Read More »

Apple is finally fixing the iPhone's annoying volume box

Currently, the iOS 10 .1 shows the warning to users when they try to install the 32-Bit app on their smartphone. When you tap a particular app inside the iPhone storage page, you can click Offload App, which will also make that app appear greyed-out on your home screen, and allow you to reinstall it at any time. Read More »

Virginia honors pair who challenged interracial marriage ban

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In 1963 they obtained help from the American Civil Liberties Union, which unsuccessfully sought to reverse their convictions in the state courts of Virginia and then appealed to the U.S. Virginia's highest court ruled against them before they won in the U.S. Supreme Court . However, it isn't now recognized as an official holiday by the United States government. Read More »

Queen's Speech date in UK Parliament in doubt

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Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to thrash out details of a parliamentary arrangement with a party from Northern Ireland to get her the votes to run a minority government after last week's election, which saw her Conservative Party lose its majority. Read More »

Sean 'Diddy' Combs is Forbes' highest-paid celebrity

Last year, Combs came in 22nd on the list in a year when Swift bested all-comers with $170 million after her best-selling "1989" album and world tour. According to the site, the " I Feel It Coming " singer has earned over 5.5 billion streams in the past two years, which then turned into a $75 million touring advance. Read More »

Spider-Man: Homecoming: Iron Man Teams With Spidey Poster & Banner

Spider-Man was first revealed to be in development at E3 2016 . He stealthily jumped through the area, using his webs to take out enemies and to quickly zip around. Sam Raimi's original Spider-Man is now 15 years old, and The Amazing Spider-Man didn't seem to create a new legion of fans like expected. Insomniac's Spider-Man was announced this time past year at Sony's E3 conference, and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Read More »

Patty Jenkins Is Not Signed to Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Just Yet

Wonder Woman's opening weekend topped Fifty Shades of Grey's $85 million bow to become the largest first frame ever for a female-directed pic . Jenkins herself even mentioned she'd be excited to direct the follow-up. The Hollywood Reporter is saying that soon, Warner Brothers will begin talking with Jenkins about the sequel. Though a sequel to Wonder Woman hasn't been officially greenlit just yet, the fact that Patty Jenkins' film is doing so well at the box office means it's ... Read More »

Patty Jenkins Hints at Chris Pine's Presence in Future Wonder Woman Films

Jenkins was only signed for one film, but that means if Jenkins' representatives wanted, they could force Warner Bros .to pay millions of dollars more to keep her on board. can finish negotiations with Patty Jenkins and begin the scripting process. The Israeli actress recently made a startling revelations which will no doubt impress you beyond measure. Read More »

'I am a thief' tattooed on forehead of alleged bicycle thief

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He tattooed the teen after he allegedly stole a bicycle from a man who had just one leg. The teen said that he wasn't trying to steal a bike , but rather, it fell over it because he was drunk. His family then saw the video of the inking which has been widely circulated online and reported the artists to the police. Both Wesley and Araujo say they released the boy but do not know his whereabouts. Read More »

Jeff Sessions offers to testify in front of Senate Intelligence Committee

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According to Christopher Anders, the group's deputy director, "There is absolutely no reason why the hearing room doors should be shut, cameras turned off, and all American citizens left in the dark when Sessions testifies ". "Recommending Director Comey's firing would seem to be a violation of his recusal, and Attorney General Sessions needs to answer for that", Schumer said Monday. Read More »

Jury gets case in Cosby sex assault trial

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Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial sped to a shockingly quick conclusion on Monday, as the defense called just one witness for a six-minute testimony, and the comedian declined to testify on his own behalf. Actor Bill Cosby arrives with his wife Camille for his sixth day of hi sexual assault trial in Norristown. She testified that Cosby gave her three small, blue pills that she thought were herbal supplements. Read More »

DC's Wonder Woman Director Talks About Her Plans For The Sequel

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Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at USA and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Though Dark Knight and Dark Knight Rises both bested Wonder Woman's opening weekend, the trilogy's first film, Batman Begins , raked in only $48.7 million in 2005, rendering Batman another one of Wonder Woman's box office victims. Read More »