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Puerto Rico's controversial Oscar Lopez Rivera in Chicago on Thursday


This story has been corrected to show Lopez Rivera's first name is Oscar, not Jose. He was never tied to specific bombings, which caused few injuries. Lopez was sentenced to 55 years in prison in 1981 after he was found guilty of seditious conspiracy, armed robbery, a weapons violation and four counts of interstate transportation of stolen vehicles. Read More »

400 contacts being traced in Congo's Ebola outbreak


The region's Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr Emmanuel Mtika, said the information they had indicated that out nine persons suspected of contracting Ebola, three were diagnosed with the deadly disease. There are 18 other suspected cases. In order to employ it as an experimental vaccine, World Health Organization needs to seek the permission of the national regulatory authority in the Democratic Republic of Congo to use the treatment under what Salama called an "expanded access framework for ... Read More »

Pain and Lil Wayne's 'T-Wayne' Project Has Arrived [STREAM]


T-Wayne - his once-promised collaborative project with Lil Wayne , originally set to drop around 2009 - is finally live on Soundcloud. "These the lost files from '09 and I'm exhausted of em just sittin on my hard drive". Moments ago, T-Pain chose to take to his social media accounts and not only reveal the artwork for the long-anticipated collab album, but he also implied that it's dropping soon too. Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio and Nina Agdal split?

According to a report by E! "They broke up four days ago", a source close to the couple told Bustle. "It's an amicable split, and they're moving forward". "They recently split up, but remain friends". She acts very giddy around him. Maybe she tried to hold his hand or blurted out, "I love you". "I think Danish girls might be a little more chill-at least, that's what I've heard from people who've also dated American girls", she told Maxim . Read More »

Controversy over Trump Israel policy ahead of visit

Moving the American embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process. An official in Netanyahu's office said the US comment was "received with astonishment" and that Israel had asked the White House for an explanation. "As you know, the president has recently expressed his view that he wants to put a lot of effort into seeing if we can not advance a peace initiative between Israel and Palestine", Tillerson told MTP host Chuck Todd. Read More »

Russell Crowe as monstrous Mr. Hyde in new "The Mummy" featurette


In the run-up to the film's release next month, Universal Pictures has released a new featurette for upcoming action adventure The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise. He wasn't a traditional Universal Monster, but that's probably one question too many for this thing. And in this new featurette we meet the architect of this new world, Dr. Read More »

Bong Joon-ho's Netflix Movie 'Okja' Looks Amazingly Bizarre


Mija embarks on a long journey to save the shy and introverted animal with the help of Jay (played by Dano) as the leader of an animal-rights activist group, in what looks set to be a fast-paced and unique story. "It makes a great cinematic vibe". Check out the new trailer and poster below. But that changes when the family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to NY, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando ( Tilda ... Read More »

A hero returns in first trailer for The CW's Black Lightning

Not rushing Black Lightning into a fiveway cross over this fall should actually be encouraging news to the fans. The promos were presented during The CW Upfronts on Thursday (May 18) in New York City. Mr. Pedowitz continued, "Our belief is that we will never have more than four DC shows [on] at a time, as far as that goes, so we'll always have a rotation of some sort". Read More »

SNL Fans Are Super Worried About Sean Spicer's Career

It led to the cross-country trip that saw McCarthy riding Spicer's podium through the streets of NY this week, eventually ending with the return of Alec Baldwin's Trump-where the two share a few special words and get, well, pretty close. "I mean a lot of people have been in that situation themselves, maybe at work or in school, and people sympathize", she said. The show returns to McCarthy playing Spicer live. Read More »

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden & Audioslave Singer, Dies Aged 52

Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains were other bands to come out of the Northwestern grunge-rock scene at about the same time. "I'm learning that I can be teachable at age 38", he told Spin magazine that year. The group's defining moment was a 2005 concert in Cuba, which at the time was billed as the country's first outdoor rock concert by an American band. Read More »

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell dies aged 52


The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and have asked for privacy. The music world is in shock after the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell early Thursday morning, May 18, after the Seattle band's concert Wednesday night at the Fox Theatre. Read More »

GOP governors Baker, Scott urge US to commit to climate deal


Known for bickering over fine details and recurring divisions between richer and poorer nations over how to pay for the impact of warmer temperatures, the envoys have been unusually cooperative in reaching a deal this week, delegates and observers gathered in Bonn said. Read More »

NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017

Portugal returned after a years absence, and won over the viewers at home. Salvador Sobral's tender ballad, Amar Pelos Dois , challenged the contest's kitsch reputation as he dedicated the win to "music that means something". Last year's victors, Ukraine, finished in 23rd place out of the 26 finalists. In response, Russia's state-owned Channel 1 television refused to broadcast the contest. Read More »

Watch Stephen Colbert Beg Trump to Let Sean Spicer Stay


But it's not really so surprising, Colbert added, CBS being "full of No. 1 shows , with The Big Bang Theory being the No. 1 comedy, 60 Minutes the No. It's little wonder: The most-watched network has also had the most-watched late-night show since January. Thank you for making me laugh for the first time in what feels like a week and a century, Stephen. Read More »

CBS Doubles Down On Sheldon Cooper


Finally, we have CBS's bread and butter: procedurals that could run forever - see S.W.A.T. and David Boreanaz's SEAL Team. And now it's time to see where does he get his quirks from, what makes him Dr. Ferguson) who tries to live in accordance with the Bible. Khandi Alexander (" Scandal ", "CSI: Miami") also is in " Instinct ". SUNDAY: 7, 60 Minutes; 8, Wisdom of the Crowd; 9, NCIS: Los Angeles; 10, Madam Secretary . Read More »

Exactly How Kylie Jenner Gets Those Perfect Lip Kit Swatches


She's so nice and just sits there and has her arm ready and lets me do my thing. Kris Jenner, the star's mother, is also an executive producer along with Kylie. News about her sister. She also revealed that creating a make-up line is "her thing" and she had often wondered what it was she was talented at. "Travis is so low-key, and doesn't want to be seen". Read More »

Melissa McCarthy seen on Spicer's motorized podium in an NYC street


Twitter users started sharing videos and photos of the actress on a motorized podium early Friday morning. The hour-long skit show has been broadcast live since it began in 1975. In preparing for the next " Saturday Night Live ", their heads are hurting from oversaturation of White House material. On Twitter, Trump has called the show "unwatchable", "biased", "not funny" and "sad". Read More »

No laptop ban extension on Europe-US flights - for now

David Lapan, a spokesman for DHS, said in an email that "as no decision has been made, it is premature to discuss what additional restrictions might, or might not, be". Nevertheless, the laptop ban is finding increasing support around the globe, with the Australian prime minister considering a laptop ban on certain worldwide flights, according to the Telegraph . Read More »

Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes

She later described the red dress, which hung precariously on her slim figure and left nearly nothing to the imagination, as a "big risk", according to the Telegraph. The older woman was dressed in a long green velvet dress. Hadid shared the red carpet with fellow model Emily Ratajkowski and the pair shared pictures and video on social media together afterward. Read More »

Two GOP Congressmen Suggest Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offense

Citing unnamed sources, The Washington Post reported that Trump had shared highly classified intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov regarding an Islamic State group terror threat. "Move on to tax reform". Representative Trent Franks of Arizona said the party's agenda isn't in jeopardy and that an independent commission isn't needed to investigate the Russian Federation matter. Read More »

Chelsea Manning says she's 'figuring out' future

Chelsea Manning, 29, shared her first tweet and photo since being released from military prison on Wednesday morning. Manning was court-martialed and sentenced in 2013 to 35 years in prison , the longest sentence ever imposed for a leak conviction in USA history. Read More »

Watch Melissa McCarthy Take Her Spicer Impression to the Streets on 'SNL'

The Spicer sketch started off with Sarah Huckabee Sanders, played by " Saturday Night Live " cast member Aidy Bryant, filling in for the White House press secretary. McCarthy finds Trump at his New Jersey golf club, where the two literally kiss and make up. All while Melissa McCarthy could be seen dressed as Spicer, watching the proceedings from some bushes. Read More »

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Leaves For Cannes 2017 With Daughter Aaradhya


Aishwarya was spotted at the Mumbai airport on Wednesday with her daughter Aaradhya. Fifteen years ago, Aishwarya Rai made a grand debut on the red carpet of world's biggest cinematic extravaganza, Festival de Cannes. Devdas , a 2002 Indian romantic drama film directed by Indian film director and producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, based on the 1917 novel of the same name, by Bengali novelist Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, will hit the screen again at Cannes Film Festival 2017, 15 years after ... Read More »

2 young men killed as chaos erupts in western Venezuela

Elsewhere in Tachira, demonstrators threw rocks and set an armored truck on fire. At least 38 people have been killed and more than 750 injured in more than a month of unrest. On Sunday, female members of social organizations, as well as artists, creators and leaders of the organized people's power, issued a communiqué in which they condemned the violation of the fundamental rights of children and adolescents by violent groups supported by the opposition who use them in vandalistic and ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Big Plot Twists Teased


As reported by , the Japanese leaflet teased some early story details. A brand new poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released in Japan, and it not only gives fans some snapshots from the trailer, but it also features a brand new blurb for the blockbuster that has promised it will include "the most shocking" revelation in the history of the franchise. Read More »

One More To Go: New Orleans Takes Down Civil War General's Statue


Lee. Three statues have been removed since New Orleans voted in 2015 to dismantle four Confederate monuments that it said were built to "celebrate the 'Cult of the Lost Cause". "When I was a little girl the statue was something fun that I drove by on my way to school", said Janet Rupert, a supporter of removing the monuments. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Returns To 'Saturday Night Live,' Hides in Bushes

Spicy jumped into the scene to attack a reporter with a fire extinguisher when he started pleading with Sanders to take over briefing duties full time . Spicer asks before Trump embraces him. The final dolls depict chief strategist Steve Bannon, shown as a big, green monster, and finally Attorney General Jeff Sessions, depicted as Pikachu. Read More »

Will Smith, Pedro Almodovar open testy Cannes Film Festival

The festival relented and next year won't accept streaming-only films in the competition. The American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) gala, held at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, in nearby Antibes, is the biggest night of Cannes' social calendar and is known for its extravagant auction. Read More »

Tornado hits Barron County trailer park

NWS meteorologist Rick Smith said the most damaging tornado was on the ground for five to 10 miles in the area of Elk City, Oklahoma . ELK CITY, Okla. "It's a mess", Fitzgerald said while requesting at least four more ambulances to the scene. In eastern Nebraska, winds damaged homes, farms and businesses and left thousands of people without electricity. Read More »

'Subpoena Pen Ready': GOP's Chaffetz Demands Documents on Trump, Comey

Comey". House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz hopped in front Wednesday , saying that he has scheduled a hearing with Comey for next week - even though he hasn't talked with him yet. Watergate got President Nixon impeached. "No, never", Trump replied. It would be hard for Trump to be impeached unless Republicans start to support this move, given the Democratic Party's minority status in the House and the Senate. Read More »

Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

Mike Flynn, which was a part of the investigation into Trump's possible collusion with Russian Federation. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said on Wednesday it may be time for an independent commission or special prosecutor, expressing concern about "the continuous and often conflicting reports about President Trump, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Russian Federation". Read More »

James Corden set to host the 2018 Grammy Awards

The 2018 festivities will reportedly take place in the city's Madison Square Garden, according to Variety . The 60th Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018, and broadcast on CBS. He is a BAFTA victor for his work on his three-season BBC series Gavin & Stacey. They have a six-year-old son Max and a two-year-old daughter Carey together. Read More »

Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowksi Are Twinning at Cannes

The 70th Cannes Film Festival is underway and the A-list are beginning to arrive on the French Riviera as we speak. Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowksi are channeling the same style at Cannes. Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis' daughter wore a lovely white dress with golden embellishments at the waist and shoulders. Looking at her Cannes history, one can observe that the actress has mellowed down over the years. Read More »