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Weekend Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Zooms to $145M Debut

Those kind of numbers make a third Guardians installment pretty much inevitable, and Guardians of the Galaxy writer and director James Gunn has already hinted on Facebook that he's working on the series' next film . Moviegoers gave it an A on CinemaScore, and the picture has a respectable 82% Rotten Tomatoes rating. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has pushed the Marvel Cinematic Universe past $11 billion in combined global grosses, according to Disney. Read More »

Washington Wizards guard suspended for charging at Celtics center

Playoff caliber teams can get embarrassed every once in a while but what's happening to the Celtics is inexcusable in any context. He posted the highest single-game scoring total of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs in Game 2 against the Wizards, pouring in 53 points to help the Celtics to a win in overtime. Read More »

MTV kept its Movie & TV Awards irreverent but progressive

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The channel has tied up with over 450 on-ground partners, engaging with consumers across multiple outlets of bars, spas, gyms, cafes and more, thereby innovatively reaching out to audiences across 35 cities via customised fitness workshops, blogger makeovers, award-ready grooming tutorials and the largest on-ground linked digital contest across all the above partnerships. Read More »

Dover Banksy mural shows star chiselled off European Union flag

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Locals and fans guessed that Banksy was behind the mural before the photo of the fractured European Union flag appeared on Banksy's official Instagram account and website over the weekend, confirming his involvement. A new, Brexit-inspired Banksy artwork has been unveiled in Dover, Kent. It depicted Apple founder Steve Jobs, whose father was a Syrian immigrant. Read More »

MTV Awards salute 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Stranger Things'

She said, "This is very meaningful to me, both to be winning this award and to be given it to me by you, Asia". She said, "Firstly, I feel like I have to say something about the award itself". Henson, " Hidden Figures ". The eighth "Fast and Furious" movie co-stars Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster took the stage to accept the award. Read More »

The MTV Movie Awards Belonged to Stranger Things

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In an interview with MTV News , Moore said she's thrilled that the network is introducing the gender-neutral acting categories Best Actor in a Movie and Best Actor in a Show. "I want to thank the Duffer Brothers because they've created a badass female iconic character that I've got the honor to play", she said, prompting cheers from the audience. Read More »

Celebrities ignore New York City smoking ban at annual Met Gala

Kerry's dress featured sequins and studs of all sizes and some sultry cut-outs throughout the dress. The cardinal rule for earning a spot on the coveted carpet is an adherence to the theme, which in this case was Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo and her designs over at Comme des Garçons . Read More »

List of winners from the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards

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She also made a shout out to Asia Kate Dillon , saying she was equally as honoured to accept the gong from Dillon who became the first non-binary actor to play a character who identifies the same way when she played Taylor Mason in Billions . Read More »

Alvarez sleepwalks through Chavez, Golovkin next

They didn't get much of a fight for their money, but when it was over, De La Hoya wisely had a bonus for them, which is to say the biggest and best matchup in the sport at the moment. I literally had a missed call from Dubai, a missed call from the U.K. There's interest all over the world. News of this proposed fight comes one week after Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko carried out an 11 round thriller in Wembley Arena, to inject some life back into the boxing scene. Read More »

Arsenal end Manchester United's 25-game unbeaten run

I leave Highbury (Arsenal's old ground), they were crying. "So finally today they sing, they (swing) the scarves - it's nice for them". "Do you think I enjoy the fact a big club like Arsenal is not winning trophies?" I really don't care about it today. Read More »

Republicans pushes health bill, may face fallout

He added that, "Again, what the Congressional Budget Office measures is spending as if nothing changes at all, as if the program is doing just fine, thank you very much". Collins, along with fellow Republican Senators Rob Portman, of OH, and Lindsey Graham , of SC, have in recent days spoken out forcefully against parts of the House bill, with Graham saying it "needs to be viewed with suspicion" and Portman asserting that "it does not meet the test of stability" for people who rely on the ... Read More »

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' earns $145 million during opening weekend

For the third year in a row, Marvel kicks of the summer movie season with a new superhero sequel. Critics have been favorable toward "Vol. 2", as the film was rated at 82 percent by review site Rotten Tomatoes . " 3 Generations " got a six-theater limited release from the Weinstein Company, and made $20,000. As for the domestic numbers Fate now ranks fourth in the series but is expected to leap frog Fast Five ($209 million) within the next two days and Fast & Furious 6 ($238 million) ... Read More »

April Jobs Report: 211000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent

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Public sector employment increased, while the number of private sector employees fell. As more people got jobs, the unemployment rate fell to 4.4 per cent, the lowest since May 2007. While it acknowledged that the economy has been expanding at a slower pace of late, the Federal Reserve said that the slowdown as likely "transitory". Read More »

UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem 'occupied'

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells 60 Minutes Israel has never been in a better place; part of his optimism relates to the election of Trump... "Canada was one of the first countries to officially recognize Israel, and we are proud to call Israel our partner and call Israelis our friends". In March, Israel a slashed $2 million in funding to the United Nations in the wake of its Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) adoption of four anti-Israel resolutions. Read More »

Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme Dies

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director best known for the movie " The Silence of the Lambs ", has died, according to Variety . Justin Timberlake has paid an emotional tribute to The Silence Of The Lambs director Jonathan Demme after his death at the age of 73, saying: "You made a better human out of me". Read More »

85-year-old aiming to be oldest Everest climber dies

Nepal's Tourism Department chief Dinesh Bhattarai said Min Bahadur Sherchan died at the base camp on Saturday evening. Sherchan made an earlier attempt at reclaiming the record in 2015 but a devastating natural disaster hit the country while he was on his way to the base camp. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Rockets to $428 Million Worldwide

But it also turns back the tide of underperforming sequels, a developing scourge to Hollywood. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. On the horizon are big-budget sequels like "Alien: Covenant", "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", "Cars 3", "Transformers: The Last Knight", "Despicable Me 3" and "War for the Planet of the Apes". Read More »

Max Greenfield Boards 'Versace: American Crime Story'

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Actor Edgar Ramirez was snapped filming The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Friday, at the Miami Beach mansion where late fashion designer was murdered almost 20 years ago. The actor previously appeared in American Horror Story: Hotel . Following last year's star-studded People V. O.J. Simpson, the upcoming season of American Crime Story will focus on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Read More »

IPL: KKR win toss, opt to bowl vs RCB

Their chase was successful largely due to a whirlwind 105-run opening partnership between Sunil Narine and the returning Chris Lynn . The Lions can not qualify for the Playoffs, but they will be keen to put the brakes on their three-match losing streak. Read More »

Who Had the Most Memorable Met Gala Look?

It seemed like a safe bet. Last night, the stars were out for 2017's Met Ball Gala , often referred to as "fashion's biggest night out". Thought Rihanna's Met Gala look was flawless? Specifically, the looks from the Jenners and Hadids missed the mark , showing the young fashion darlings ignoring the gala's directive to honor Kawakubo's innovative designs, and sticking to their barely-there red carpet wardrobes. Read More »

Kourtney Kardashian goes public with rumoured new boyfriend

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But just because they've been hooking up for a while now doesn't mean they're planning to settle down together. As rumors swirl about his current significant other, check out a full girlfriend list since he and Kardashian split in 2015 year after almost 10 years together. Read More »

Prince Philip to step down from public duties

Elizabeth, who ascended to the throne in 1952 is Britain's longest-reigning monarch, and polls show she remains hugely popular among Britons. The palace released a statement on their social media saying the Queen has given her husband her "full support" in this decision. Read More »

'Devastated' Zoe Ball requests privacy following death of partner

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Our thoughts are with Zoe during this hard time. Sending the biggest of hugs to Zo. Following the tragic death of Yates, Zoe's spokesman had said, "Zoe is devastated and requests that during this hard time the media respect her privacy as well as the privacy of her friends and family". Read More »

Slick Arsenal end United's long unbeaten run

For a second week in a row, the Saturday fixture list in England's top flight was shorn of quality matches, with the argument that Spain's or Italy's top division lacks the strength in depth to compare to English football banished in recent weeks. Read More »

Did Katy Perry reveal new album title with Met Gala outfit?

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Kerry's dress featured sequins and studs of all sizes and some sultry cut-outs throughout the dress. With the theme being Comme des Garçons: The Art of the In-between, paying homage to 74-year-old Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo, many celebrities came out in full costume for the lavish affair. Read More »

Loretta Lynn Hospitalized Following Stroke, Postpones Upcoming Performances

USA Today reported that Maria Malta, a representative for Lynn, confirmed the news on May 5. "She is now under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery", a statement read. Over the span of her almost sixty year long country music career, Lynn has earned multiple gold albums and holds the distinction of being the most awarded female country recording artist and the only female ACM Artist of the Decade (1970's). Read More »

Allardyce backs Sakho to deal with serious knee injury

Manager Mauricio Pochettino reiterated the difficulties his squad faced at Selhurst Park, but says it is important that the title hopefuls gained momentum heading into a blockbuster derby with the Gunners. That's the only way. "Our application was outstanding and we gave Tottenham a hell of a game in the first half, nip and tuck, but of course it would happen that we would tire given the lack of recovery time compared to Tottenham ". Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Drops Surprise Final Trailer During MTV Movie & TV Awards

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Beyond that the tone of this movie is lighter without feeling watered down in any way. An early screening for the film occurred earlier this month and people compared it to Captain America: The First Avenger . The new trailer debuted during a commercial break in the MTV Movie & TV Awards, and boy was it awesome. With the outrage over Wonder Woman's promotional partner coming just days after multiple media outlets complained that the film was being poorly marketed ( some suggested it ... Read More »

Peter Parker's secret identity is exposed in new Spider-Man: Homecoming clip

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It's there that he comes face to face with his classmate Ned Leeds ( Jacob Batalon ), who until now, had no idea that his best friend was actually their friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Zendaya plays one of his classmates, Michelle, with Michael Keaton as the nefarious Vulture who threatens NY. The film follows a young Peter Parker/Spider-Man ( Tom Holland ), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War , as he begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging ... Read More »

European Council president appeals for calm ahead of Brexit talks

May's comments, chalking them up to election campaign rhetoric. "Because at stake are the daily lives and interests of millions of people on both sides of the Channel", he added. Britain is keen to begin discussing a trade deal as soon as possible because such negotiations can take years. A YouGov poll of 2,066 adults on Tuesday and Wednesday for The Times newspaper put the Conservatives on 48 percent, Labour on 29, the Liberal Democrats on 10 and the UK Independence Party on five ahead ... Read More »

France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech

The reference "was appreciated, including by all of Mr Fillon's supporters", Mr Rachline told France 2 television. But she made the distinction between a new currency for daily use and the euro that she said would be retained for "large companies who trade internationally". Read More »

Sunil Narine slams fastest IPL fifty: Twitterati go bonkers witnessing his carnage

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Riding over his explosive start, Kolkata defeated Bangalore by 6 wickets and registered a convincing win in the league and climb at the second spot in the points table with 16 points. I try to keep it simple. Head (75 off 47 not out), who is playing in place of Shane Watson, and Mandeep stitched together a 71-run stand for the fourth wicket to stem RCB's rot and at the end it was about the Australian's big hitting. Read More »