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Joss Whedon bows out of Batgirl movie

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Whedon is a creator long hailed for his focus on female action heroes, but one who has come under scrutiny in recent years for how he treats women in his personal life - and for themes of the feminine in his work that have aged poorly . Whedon's last project was finishing off the Justice League movie after Zack Snyder had to pull out due to a family tragedy. Reports swirled earlier this week that Batgirl is likely on the immediate docket for the next round of DCEU movies, so ... Read More »

Patriots pick LSU cornerback Donte Jackson in 1st round — ESPN mock draft

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The Giants, of course, could go with a quarterback at No. 2. On the flip side, the primary targets most like for the Cowboys were wiped out before they got on the clock. So, yeah, " he said. Were he to go with the first selection, Barkley would be the first running back taken first overall since 1995. The Lions were one off the league low in sacks in 2016, then pressured the quarterback on just 25.5 percent of their dropbacks past year. Read More »

Dua Lipa Dedicates BRIT Award to More "Women Taking Over the World"

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Dua's message was echoed by Ellie Goulding, who presented the Best International Female artist. In addition, Chappell-signed MNEK co-wrote " Blinded By Your Grace Pt 2", a standout track from Stormzy's Gang Signs & Prayer . So, let's try and look past the fact that Foo Fighters somehow won the award for International Group and recap some of the best bits. The 2018 audience is slightly less than the 4.6m who watched the 2014 BRITs, which had the lowest ratings for the show since ... Read More »

First official look at Iris West suited up on The Flash

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Hence, when a new threat is unleashed on Central City, Barry must act as the team leader, while Iris takes over as a speedster in order to defeat their new foe. Candice Patton , who plays the character on the show, has been vocal about her desire to wear this suit in the past: "I know about the Speed Force suit". Read More »

Quincy Jones apologizes for controversial interviews

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Jones apparently received a "family intervention" from his daughters about his comments, leading to a public apology, via Twitter . Jones went on to apologize for offending anyone and particularly to his friends, who he said are "like blood family to me". Read More »

Is Rachel McAdams really 'seven months pregnant'????

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Rachel McAdams is reportedly expecting her first child. The actress is not one to talk about her personal life often but the news site reports she was spotted holding hands with her screenwriter beau back in 2016, hence the hint that the two were a couple. Read More »

Janelle Monae Previews New Album 'Dirty Computer' With Two New Videos

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The former features actress Tessa Thompson. Monáe announced that the forthcoming project, which she described as an "Emotion Picture", will include an album and accompanying narrative film. You know this is an extremely vulnerable album and it took me a while to make it because I'm a self editor. She told Lowe: "I'm going to be 100 percent honest". Read More »

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Shares Sold by Arizona State Retirement System

Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 28 report. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN ) is at 54.6. Dreman Value Mngmt L L C reported 0% in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). Read More »

Finland beat Russians for women's Olympic hockey bronze

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Even though the building lacked the atmosphere you would expect for a game of such importance, it didn't diminish the intensity the Canadians brought. The teams' history against each other is extensive. "Every single time we play them , it's a big game", Canada coach Laura Schuler said. Granato watched the tournament from her family home in Vancouver. Read More »

Northeast Ohio weather: More rain and flooding concerns

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Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%). Central North Carolina will see unseasonably warm temperatures again this week, plus hazardous dense fog and scattered showers. However, there is the threat for some icing mostly on untreated surfaces. Friday may start with a sprinkle; here and there, but Friday afternoon will be rain free with highs in the mid 70s. Read More »

Wendy Williams has Graves' disease, forced to take hiatus from show

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The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that produces hormones. Graves' disease squeezes the muscles behind your eyeballs and so that's the reason for - " and paused and opened her eyes wide. Williams explained that she attributed not feeling well to menopausal hormonal changes in her body and the stress of raising a teenager. As of today, three weeks of vacation", she told her fans, going on to relay her initial reaction to the medical advice: "What? "What I want ... Read More »

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Sued Over 'Black Panther' Music Video Artwork

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Dot and SZA ripped off her artwork . The case follows a claim by British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor , who accused Kendrick and SZA of stealing her artwork for "All The Stars" . She's suing for damages, but also is seeking an injunction that would prohibit Lamar and SZA from using her artwork in in promotion for Black Panther: The Album . Read More »

Family who took in Florida shooter didn't see warning signs

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James and Kimberly Snead told CNN's Alisyn Camerota on Monday that despite being depressed, the teen was doing really well in school, and that Cruz "was proud of what he was doing", sharing his grades with the family and working toward his high school diploma. Read More »

'Race 3': Interesting facts about the Salman Khan starrer

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He did say that film will release during Christmas 2019. As I had a lot of other things on my plate, it was taking time. Talking about Jacqueline Fernandez , producer Sajid Nadiadwala said that " Salman Khan was joking when he said that Jacqueline would be replaced". Read More »

Amy Poehler, 'Parks and Rec' cast tells off the NRA

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Loesch, who engaged with survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting during the town hall on Wednesday, was harshly criticized at the event and on social media for her remarks about gun violence. Shur and Poehler weren't the only " Parks and Recreation " stars who slammed the NRA over the tweet, as actors Nick Offerman and Adam Scott both shared their NSFW messages for the organization. Read More »

West Virginia House panel backs more insurance funding

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In this case, that would mean teachers would not return to work until a compromise is reached with legislators. Teachers are scheduled to get an additional 1 percent pay raise in each of the following two years, fiscal year 2020 and fiscal year 2021, while school service personnel and state police will get an additional 1 percent pay raise in fiscal year 2020. Read More »

Criticizes Oprah Winfrey in Scathing Tweet

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American talk show host and media proprietor Oprah Winfrey recently appeared in a segment of " 60 Minutes ", which caused the United States President Donald Trump to unleash a barrage of social media posts wherein he expressed his disapproval of Winfrey's approach on the subject of America as a country that is now divided. Read More »

Students Across The Country Demand Action On Gun Reform

When someone decides they are going to go to a school and kill children, they are a coward. The day that Union High School becomes the new headline screaming, "Worst shooting since Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School". We are coming after every single one of you and demanding that you take action. If you supported us, you would have made a change long ago. "We are too young to vote (now), but soon we will be able to vote, and we will vote you out ... Read More »

Love is love: Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics

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While most Olympic athletes would be overjoyed to get a shout-out from The Princess of Pop, the generous fangirl moment meant even more to Kenworthy, who regularly pumps himself up for competitions with the Spears song Gimme More . And others agree - with thousands of people sharing their support for the Olympian on social media. Gus Kenworthy has also shown his sense of humour over the course of the games in Pyeongchang . Read More »

Pakistani Singer's Song In Bollywood Movie Causes Uproar

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Supriyo, a singer-turned-politician, had said Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's voice in the song Ishtehar from Welcome To New York must be removed and dubbed by someone else. "We have made an entertaining film and we don't want to hurt anyone". Superstar Salman Khan also has a cameo role in the film. Controversies surrounding the film's song started doing the rounds after Union Minister Babul Surpriyo said on Monday, "Bollywood, as an industry, can influence people". Read More »

Natalie Portman 'regrets' signing petition in support of controversial director Roman Polanski

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Over 100 film industry professionals signed the petition and Portman stated it was given to her by someone she respected. The " Annihilation " actress pointedly announced the "all-male nominees" at the prestigious ceremony and she admitted she had chosen her words carefully because she wanted to make a point that female filmmakers had been snubbed without "disrespecting" the nominees who had made the shortlist for the accolade, which went to 'The Shape of Water's Guillermo del Toro. Read More »

Black Panther Director Writes Emotional Thank You To Fans

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And now they get to bask in the success of Black Panther's history-making box office haul ($201.8 million on opening weekend, and climbing) and its enormous influence on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and beyond. "For the people who bought out theaters, who posted on social about how lit the film would be, bragged about our awesome cast, picked out outfits to wear, and who stood in line in theaters all over the world- all before seeing the film..." The movie speaks to black America's ... Read More »

USA women's hockey: From fighting for better pay to fighting for gold

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From there, they continued to rack up victories, winning seven of their next eight games. "There's no question that both teams want this as bad as possible". "We're not talking a bunch of specifics in the contract but whatever the men's team gets it'll be on par with what we get from now on", Monique Lamoureux told CNNMoney in March. Read More »

I will personally look after development of Bijepur: Naveen

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Reportedly, irate members of the Youth & Students wing of Paradip's BJD unit have burnt effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Dharmendra Pradhan over the shoes attack. Over one hundred BJD workers and the artists worked overnight to decorate the patch of the main road where Naveen Patnaik will conduct his road show. Read More »

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 3.54% whereas Month Volatility is at 3.17%. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Scorpio Tankers Inc. Currently Scorpio Tankers Inc (NYSE:STNG)'s shares owned by insiders are 3.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 61.1%. Scorpio Tankers Inc. Read More »

Ryan Reynolds just bought himself a gin company

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In response to the comment, Reynolds wrote , "Yup". Will you be using Aviation American Gin to pre-game for Deadpool 2? I did this for one simple reason: "It's the best damn gin on the planet". "Once I tried it, I knew I wanted to get involved with the company in a big way", the statement continues. "If you think all gin tastes are the same, you'd be mistaken". Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence reminds everyone she can wear what she pleases

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Particularly because people looked at Jennifer Lawrence's previous comments about feeling unable to say "no", for fear of being labelled hard to work with. Lawrence, with her Mean Girls reference, explains that she just doesn't want to agree with Lumley's proclamation of her as the hottest. "But she said I have no idea what you're talking about, I don't go on the internet". Read More »

Students Killed in Fla. School Shooting Being Honored by Army

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The Army said it is now going through a review process to award additional medals for other JROTC cadets. The Army said Wang's family requested the 15-year-old be buried in his JROTC uniform, which will include the Medal of Heroism . Cadets whose performance "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities" are awarded with the medal, the Daily Beast noted. "He died a gentleman holding the door for other students", his classmate Kelsey Friend told CNN after the ... Read More »

Cinemark's new policy bans large bags in theaters

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The chain also said that the company reserves the right to inspect all bags entering its theaters. And the policy is being enacted "in an effort to enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees", the release says. - Cinemark Theaters said it is banning large bags in its theaters. It compares the size to a person's hand without a strap. For those anxious the new bag proportions are too small, go ahead and check out this NFL-approved clear plastic tote bag that is the exact ... Read More »

Travis Scott shares first comments on his baby with Kylie Jenner

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As we noted last week, Kylie jenner is officially back to being Kylie Jenner . When asked by TMZ how Stormi was doing, he replied , "She's handsome". Using long pink nails as a canvas, the nail artist created a 3-D rendition of the image (which, incidentally, garnered the most likes in Instagram history) that is somehow both sweet and terrifying to look at. Read More »

Justin Bieber's dad is expecting child with new wife

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Love was in the Jamaican air, just ask Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber . They spent the day with Justin's family at a resort catching up and getting ready for Jeremy and Chelsey to get married, ' says a source. "Yesterday was the most incredible day ever". I married my best friend! Jeremy Bieber and his fiancee, Chelsey Rebelo , headed to the tropical island over the weekend, and his son and the "Wolves" singer joined the rest of the family there. Read More »