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Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement


Cassandra Dimaro, a student protester, chose to walk out with her peers from her own graduation ceremony in order to show solidarity "for those of us impacted by the policies of Trump administration as well as the rhetoric Trump administration has used". Read More »

Tie Arundhati Roy to jeep, says Paresh Rawal, faces Twitter flak


The comments have been retweeted over 3000 times within 14 hours. Recently, a man named Farooq Ahmad Dar was tied to the jeep by 53 Rashtriya Rifles jawans in Kashmir to stop stone-pelting on their small convoy. The Geo TV article reported Ms. Roy as saying,"She said India can not achieve its objective in the occupied valley even if its army deployment raises from 7 lakh to 70 lakh, further adding that Kashmiris have remained committed with their anti-India sentiments from many years". Read More »

Tom Hardy Just Made Me Care About a Venom Movie


Tom Hardy has been roped in to star in the upcoming superhero film Venom , a spin-off to the Spider-Man franchise. Sony is wasting no time in getting Venom camera ready and are fast-tracking the project to meet the announced October 5, 2018, release date. Read More »

Jessica Simpson denies pregnancy rumors on 'Ellen'


The 36-year-old reflected on her relationship with Eric, who she married in 2014, saying, "I don't know if I've ever had a seven year relationship" and admitting he has never really seen her perform. "He kind of likes TV shows, but he snores through them", explained Simpson on what the couple like to do for fun. He golfs; I don't. "I'm not pregnant", she said. Read More »

Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight


Chaffetz went on to say it is important to remember that the memos reportedly written by Comey relating to his conversations with Donald Trump haven't been made available to lawmakers or even to some reporters who have covered the story. Chaffetz spoke with reporters about his decision to resign the 3rd Congressional District seat on Thursday at his home in Alpine, ending weeks of speculation. Read More »

Christian artists among Billboard Music Awards winners, Drake dominates


Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins and didn't attend the event, was another big victor on the night after bagging the top female artist , touring artist and R&B artist gongs, as well as R&B album for her 2016 record Lemonade . Zayn Malik won best new artist but didn't collect the prize in person, telling fans he was busy finishing new songs. Actress and singer Cher served up her greatest songs and fashions during her performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Read More »

Macron picks pro-EU conservative Le Maire as French finance chief

It's a delicate balancing act, as Macron tries to redesign French politics by borrowing ministers from both sides and combining youth with experience to help him make a mark on Europe and world affairs. Le Maire has since distanced himself from his party, calling for the right to work constructively with Macron to ensure the president's five years in office succeeds and prevents the far-right making further electoral inroads. Read More »

All the highlights — Billboard Music Awards


But other big names showed up. Later on she showed up in one of Cher's iconic stage costumes and danced along to Cher's performance from the audience. Kate Beckinsale at the Billboard Music Awards. The Chainsmokers, a leading nominee, picked up the first televised award of the night with Halsey for top collaboration for their song " Closer ". Read More »

Terry: This could be one of the greatest seasons in Chelsea's history

Terry announced last month he will be leaving Chelsea at the end of the season after 22 years in search of regular football. The Blues will go on an open top bus tour on May 28, the day after the FA Cup final against Arsenal at Wembley, as they'll be hoping to show off both trophies to their fans. Read More »

Scott Disick has home burgled


Scott has remained rather quiet about the women he's hooking up with, especially after he was busted by Kim Kardashian on numerous occasions, as seen on Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The mother-of-three looked very content as she stood on a balcony as Younes tenderly wrapped his arms around her. "She sees him when she has time". Read More »

Drake, The Chainsmokers among first winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Dressed in white shorts, a cropped off-the-shoulder top, taupe boots and a khaki colored cowboy hat, we definitely saw the more natural side of Miley. I'm never living that down. For her pop-up appearance as Hashtag, Cyrus left nothing on the dance floor, going all in on the energetic choreography after Fallon criticized her entrance. Read More »

Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

Drake and The Chainsmokers garnered the most nominations in the said awards show after each got 22 nominations. All 10 of those acts are nominated for the night's biggest award - top artist. The Chainsmokers, a leading nominee, picked up the first televised award of the night with Halsey for top collaboration for their song "Closer". Once known for her shocking performances of twerking and dangling naked from a wrecking ball, the singer performed the slow-burning love song "Malibu", without ... Read More »

Sasheer Zamata reportedly the third cast member leaving 'SNL'

Following in the footsteps of " Saturday Night Live " veterans Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan, Sasheer Zamata is leaving the long-running NBC sketch show following Saturday night's season 42 finale, Entertainment Tonight reports. Zamata posted on Instagram early Sunday morning, "Wow". Zamata, then best known for her improv work at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, was the ultimate selection - along with Leslie Jones, at first brought aboard as a writer and then promoted to the ... Read More »

Happy Mother's Day: 10 facts

The day, honouring Anna Jarvis' mother , grew into a National Observance until every state participated in 1911. History tells me so. Regard the day as a celebration of all your achievements as a mother and realise how important you are to your children. Read More »

Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards


Drake was presented the top artist award by Prince Jackson, the late Michael Jackson's eldest son. Ed Sheeran was one of many performers who got the honour to rock the stage at T-Mobile Arena. The Chainsmokers, named top dance/electronic artist , are nominated twice for top Hot 100 song with " Closer ", which spent 12 weeks at No. 1 past year, and the Grammy-winning "Don't Let Me Down", which peaked at No. Read More »

Meghan Markle Joins Prince Harry at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception

The afters were celebrated in the Buckleberry home of Pippa and Kate's parents, Carole and Michael , and it was here that Meghan made her first appearance. Middleton's dress was handcrafted in London by fashion designer Giles Deacon, the PA reported. While Princess Kate 's younger sister has a show-stopping engagement ring, it seems she went for an understated gold band that works perfectly with her dramatic diamond ring. Read More »

Mount Everest's Hillary Step has collapsed, mountaineers confirm

The BBC reported that one British mountaineer Tim Mosedale confirmed the news of the Step's demise on Facebook after reaching the summit on 16 May which he said was " the end of an era ". As noted by climbers, rock slide could cause a very destructive natural disaster of April 2015 in Nepal, which killed more than 8 thousand people, the tremors also caused landslides, and avalanches. Read More »

Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards


Drake collecting his award. In February, Future made history by scoring back-to-back #1 albums on the Billboard top 200 – anointing him as the ONLY artist in Billboards history to do so. She recently broke Aretha Franklin's record for most songs placed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart by a female artist. This is Ludacris' fourth year in a row as host, with Hudgens jumping on board as co-host for the first time. Read More »

Harry Styles debuts at number one on U.S. album chart


Frontman of British brand "One Direction" and teenage heart throb Harry Styles saw his eponymous debut album go straight to the top of the United Kingdom charts on Friday, selling almost 57,000 copies. Elsewhere in the albums chart this week, Harry has pushed Ed Sheeran down to number 2 with Divide , Rag'N'Bone Man is at 3 with Human, Paramore are new in at 4 with After Laughter, and finishing off the Top 5 is Paul Weller with A Kind Revolution at 5. Read More »

Drake scores big in early Billboard Music Awards winners


Drake , The Chainsmokers , and Beyonce will all be vying for the biggest award of the night, Top Artist, going up against fellow nominees Rihanna , Justin Bieber, Adele, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd , Twenty One Pilots , and Shawn Mendes. Beyonce is also skipping the show because she is pregnant with twins. Korean boy band BTS, who won top social artist , earned one of the night's loudest ovations. Read More »

Miley Cyrus performs at Billboard Awards 'with trousers on'


People magazine reports the singer - clad in a white halter top and short-shorts, but looking the opposite of her past, provocative self - gave a beach-vibing performance, ending by emotionally thanking her fans afterward. LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Singer Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read More »

Miley Cyrus Brings 'Malibu' to 2017 Billboard Music Awards

While her live vocals were every bit as strong and lovely as on the studio version, the arrangement gave the song a heavier twang. Without the costumed characters, bling and other antics, she left her heart on the stage floor with an emotional performance of "Malibu", tearing up at the very end. Read More »

North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

On the respected 38 North website, aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling said it appeared to be an intermediate-range ballistic missile that could "reliably strike the US base at Guam" in the Pacific, 3,400 kilometres away. All 15 members of the U.N. Security Council, the world organization's most powerful body, this week called the launch a violation of existing sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Read More »

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos


Could another royal wedding be on the horizon? Did the mother of two react the right way, scolding her three years old son for stepping on Pippa's wedding dress? Middleton was flanked by her niece Princess Charlotte , nephew Prince George and a gaggle of other young bridesmaids and pageboys. Read More »

North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

Earlier in the day, North Korea launched a ballistic missile, which reportedly flew some 500 kilometers (310 miles) before falling into the Sea of Japan short of reaching Japan's exclusive economic zone. "U.S. Pacific Command stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan", Benham said. "This system, last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's three most recent tests", a USA official said on ... Read More »

With GST roll out, mobile phones, laptops, desktops to become costlier

It will replace 16 current levies - seven central taxes like excise duty and service tax and nine state taxes like VAT and entertainment tax - thereby creating India as one market with one tax rate. With 18 per cent GST on machinery, there is neither loss nor gain. The Council has all but approved the rates of 1,211 line items. Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley claimed that GST Bill will be consumer friendly. Read More »

Cannes apologizes for projection snafu with Netflix's 'Okja'

Okja director Bong Joon-Ho and Tilda Swinton used their Cannes Film Festival press conference today to defend their Netflix film, the competition title that has the fest buzzing but not for the reasons a movie usually does. As for questions that the film is reminiscent of works by Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, one of the world's most popular and influential animators, Bong said, "It would not be easy for contemporary creators to get out of Miyazaki's shadow while talking about nature ... Read More »

Prince Harry Brings Girlfriend Meghan Markle to Wedding Fest


The celebrations continued until the late hours of Saturday, with a live band heard belting out renditions of Call On Me by Eric Prydz and The White Stripes' Seven Nation Army . After the ceremony , Pippa and James walked hand-in-hand from the church and posed for the waiting press before sharing a lingering kiss at the lych gate as their married life began. Read More »

Resident Evil movie series reboot is already in the works


Variety is reporting that there are plans to make a six-movie reboot of the video game film series. Moszkowicz also confirmed to the outlet that development on the refresh series is now underway, and that Constantin Film maintains ownership over the Resident Evil franchise rights. Read More »

WWE Backlash 2017 Full Match Card Predictions And Opinions


Jinder Mahal will be facing possibly the biggest challenge of his career on Sunday when he takes on Randy Orton for the WWE Heavyweight Championship. Cena, who is now busy with a ton of non-WWE projects, is scheduled to return to SmackDown on July 4, which, if the rumor is true, might be where his feud with Mahal will begin. Read More »

With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'


A screening of the Netflix film Okja at the Cannes Film Festival was stopped on Friday after it was booed by audience members. "At first, Darius Khondji , my cinematographer, and I wanted to shoot Okja on 35mm, but Netflix insisted that all Netflix originals be shot and archived in 4K", Bong tells Variety , discussing the approach to cinematography. Read More »