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Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

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The 530 Crew U-Jam Fitness performs at the 2016 Latino Outreach of Tehama County Cinco De Mayo event. Vice President Mike Pence hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Friday. In Chandler, Arizona, there are annual Chihuahua dog races on Cinco de Mayo . Trump himself has not released a statement about Cinco de Mayo this year, but he has done so in the past. Read More »

Puerto Ricans protest on May Day as debt deadline nears

Rep. Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat, demanded faster action, calling on a federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances to seek a court-supervised debt restructuring similar to Chapter 9. It comes after years of borrowing to pay bills as the economy shrank and residents left for the USA mainland, leaving the government without enough revenue to repay what it owes. Read More »

Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin."We had this on the agenda today, we were speaking about it, I think people felt so strongly about it that we agreed to keep it on the agenda for the next few sessions". Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said there was a "light breeze" of optimism within the G7 about the recovering global economy after years of sluggish growth following the financial crisis that began almost a decade ago. Read More »

How Would You Rank the STAR WARS Movies, From Best to Worst?

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While the makeup of each shot does have to change a bit to accommodate the 8-bit, retro gaming visuals, the trailer sticks pretty closely to the real Last Jedi teaser. Even with the unique format, this trailer keeps all the hype and will get you even more pumped up for the film's December release. Check out the adaptation of The Last Jedi , along with the original trailer for reference, above. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Easily coming in first place this weekend is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , which brought in $145 million during its first three days domestically. Gunn is already attached to write and direct the third " Guardians " movie. After taking in $ 56 million on Friday, the film also took in $51 million on Saturday. Read More »

S.Korea military: N.Korea fires unidentified projectile

North Korea has launched another ballistic missile in an apparent test flight of about 700 kilometers that ended in the Sea of Japan. Deliberately firing the missile at such an angle could allow North Korea to test its capabilities without it landing closer to Japan. Read More »

Sean Spicer missing from briefings during key week for Trump

Sanders drew fire from Trump opponents for trying to move beyond the investigation, when so many Democrats were calling for a special independent prosecutor. "I am troubled by the timing and reasoning of director Comey's termination", he said in a statement. He said Spicer is a nice man "but he gets beat up". Read More »

Roybal-Allard slams Republican health plan

So they made some changes and cobbled together enough votes to squeeze a measure through the House. The buy complements a current national TV buy in 21 congressional districts. I was positively stunned to learn that many congressmen acknowledged they had not read the latest health care bill (The Meadows-MacArthur Amendment to the American Health Care Act or AHCA) before it was recently approved by the House of Representatives. Read More »

Finance ministers seek ways to make growth help more people

BARI, Italy The United States has been told by all the other Group of Seven economies that it must not turn its back on worldwide cooperation on global economic policy, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Saturday. In theory, corporate tax cuts and deregulation along the lines proposed by Trump could address some of those problems in the world's largest economy. Read More »

Bill Shine leaves Fox News after 20 years

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And just like that, the No Spin Zone is gone and the network is Shine free. Suzanne Scott has been named president of programming, and Jay Wallace is president of news, Murdoch said in the statement. The network has been plagued by sexual harassment allegations in recent months. Hannity tweeted last week that Shine's departure would mean the end of Fox News, saying, "I stand with Shine". Read More »

Eurovision Song Contest Finale To Stream Live On YouTube This Saturday

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Notably, the participant from Macedonia at "Eurovision-2017" in Kiev, received a marriage proposal from her lover directly in the second semi-final of the festival. It's unsurprising, then, that over three-quarters of Brits are embarrassed by our act and nearly a third feel Europe doesn't like us. For the first time in Eurovision history, this year's music extravaganza will be hosted by three men; Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk , and Timur Miroshnychenk. Read More »

Armed inmate at Illinois hospital holding 1 person hostage

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Salters, of Chicago, had been a patient at Delnor since May 8 and was in custody on charges of possession of a stolen motor vehicle from the Elgin Police Department, Gengler said at a news conference. "She's obviously upset", said Lt. Hostage negotiators and Kane County SWAT teams were called in, according to Patrick Gengler, spokesperson for the Kane County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Riverdale To Recast Reggie Mantle - No More Ross Butler?

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Ross' character is going to be a major part of the upcoming episodes, and Ross is going to be too busy with another project to fulfill his Riverdale duties. Alex seems to have attempted suicide, Justin has gone missing, and Tyler seems to be planning a school shooting. Archie's mother will join his dad to watch the performance, along with Hermione Lodge - and it soon becomes clear that it's not just the kids who have secrets. Read More »

Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

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When White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held her first press conference last week, journalists in attendance or watching back in the office gave her relatively good reviews. The nationwide protests come less than 24 hours after Trump fired Comey, compromising the only semi-credible and somewhat-resourced investigation into Trump and his administration's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Box Office Weekend: Guardians of the Galaxy Sequel Owns Box Office

Guardians Of The Galaxy after their first brush at saving the galaxy, this time, things turn ugly for them when they mess up a job entrusted to them and now the Sovereign are after their life. "The Fate of the Furious " came in at no. 2 with $8.5 million in its fourth weekend. Disney blockbuster Beauty and the Beast , starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, hauled in another $4.9 million, taking it to almost half a billion dollars in ticket sales in North America during its two-month run. Read More »

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

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A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. Within hours, over 75,000 attacks were detected worldwide, the company said. Avast said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia , Ukraine and Taiwan. Read More »

Friday Flicks: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword & Norman

More than a few days before discovering King Arthur in the dark rooms. However, Ritchie has promised five more sequels. Hunnam plays the title character in Ritchie's latest film, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, which follows Arthur as he discovers his capabilities after he draws the sword from the stone. Read More »

NBC changes course on Timeless, renews for second season

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Timeless ought to fare better as a midseason series, when competition tends to be lighter and audiences are looking for binge-worthy fare to enjoy over their summer breaks. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Sony Pictures Television, which produces the show, played a significant role in getting NBC to renew. Since canceled are Frequency, Time After Time and Making History . Read More »

Introducing Gypsy: The new Netflix series you'll be addicted to this summer

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And while many of Netflix's movies and shows involve offering a platform to recognizable filmmakers looking to work free of the traditional Hollywood model, the upcoming series Gypsy comes from a newcomer. The executive producers are Lisa Rubin , Naomi Watts , Sean Jablonski, and Liza Chasin. She is also starring in the films The Book Of Henry and The Glass Castle both set for release later this year. Read More »

Fox to Bring Back 'The Exorcist' for a Second Season

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FATHER MARCUS KEANE (Ben Daniels, "Flesh and Bone", "House of Cards") is a modern-day Templar Knight, an orphan raised since childhood by the Vatican to wage war against its enemies. It quietly put together a season that hardly ever faltered despite the relative lack of attention, and it's fantastic to see the cast and crew's quality work rewarded with a second season. Read More »

Fowler Looks the Part at Kentucky Derby

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Only a handful of Derby contenders will take another shot at Pletcher's colt in two weeks. "It felt like I really needed that second Kentucky Derby". Favorites have won the Derby the past four years, the longest such streak since the 1970s. "This is the first time I've come here with a horse that's considered a real contender". Read More »

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Hits $22 Million Internationally

Currently, the movie has 78 fresh reviews and 11 negative reviews. Click on the media bar below to hear Saldana talk about Gamora's special bond with Star-Lord ( Chris Pratt ). Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out May 5, 2017. There's always a camp knowingness about Marvel scripts, it's one of the studio's charms, but here the overt cynicism begins to drag with lines like "We're really going to be able to jack up our price if we're two-times galaxy saviours". Read More »

Class of 2017 wing Jordan Tucker picks Duke over Syracuse

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Tucker is a 6-foot-7 forward from NY. Tucker also seems to be down to Syracuse and Duke, according to a report from Evan Daniels of Scout.com . Tucker was set to decide between Syracuse and Georgia Tech until Duke swooped in with a late offer last Sunday after the Blue Devils missed on Tampa Catholic's (Tampa, Fla.) five-star wing Kevin Knox, who ended up picking Kentucky. Read More »

Experts struggle to fix NHS cyber-hack

According to the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (USCRT), under the Department of Homeland Security, ransomware spreads easily when it encounters unpatched or outdated software. The interior ministry said on its website that about 1,000 computers had been infected but it had localized the virus. How does the malware work and who is behind it? The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog, said the discovery was accidental, but that registering a domain name used by the malware stops ... Read More »

Wonder Woman Hits The Town In Action-Packed New Trailer

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But first, we get to see her origin story, which takes us back to World War I Europe - when Diana is first made aware of the plights of the world and takes it upon herself to protect humanity. From Batman vs. Superman having 30 videos to Wonder Woman's five videos. Her interactions with Etta are usually the moments of comic relief. Just look at Gal Gadot when she smiles or when she meets somebody and shakes their hand. Read More »

The New Wonder Woman TV Spot Kicks All Kinds of Ass

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The movie chronicles the origins of the DC superheroine as she ventures outside of her home in Themyscira to protect the world in the age of World War I. Discover a new excerpt from Wonder Woman! She narrated, "I always thought the origin story would be the great way to go". Just look at Gal Gadot when she smiles or when she meets somebody and shakes their hand. Read More »

Adam Savage Gets Gory Behind The Scenes Of 'Alien: Covenant'

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Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. This science-fiction horror franchise has produced almost 40 years of sequels and prequels, numerous books, toys and video games. Alien: Covenant story 6,997,097,002 is here and we have something cool for you cats! Last week, former MythBusters host Adam Savage released a video in which he visited the set of Alien : Covenant to celebrate " Alien Day" on 4/26. Read More »

Rihanna's Met Gala dress has won the red carpet (and the internet)

As Met Gala's co-chair, Katy Perry went all-out this year pushing her fashion limits to the edge. Kawakubo, the mastermind behind the avant-garde label Comme des Garçon, likes to push the boundaries of fashion. She joined Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bundchen and Vogue boss Anna Wintour among this year's co-chairs. Madonna opted for a camouflage dress from Moschino, while models of the moment Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner nearly bared all - the former in a black mesh body suit ... Read More »