Friday, 15 December 2017
Latest news
Home » Arts&Culture

Arts&Culture

Mayor of London: There will be more police on the capital's streets

perth_map

He offered his support to the families of the victims, and paid tribute to locals who had opened their doors to strangers and offered shelter to those fleeing the Manchester Arena and evacuated areas. Election campaigning will be paused, with Theresa May saying police were treating the incident as an "appalling terrorist attack ". The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said: "It was with great sadness and profound shock that I learnt of the brutal attack that struck ... Read More »

Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing

Some have life-threatening injuries. Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by USA security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it. On Wednesday morning, Greater Manchester Police confirmed another three men had been arrested in the south of the city linked to the attack. "All acts of terrorism are cowardly", May said in a statement outside her Downing Street office after a meeting with ... Read More »

Melania slapping President Trump's hand away (again) is brutal but totally brilliant

The holy city is contested by both sides as their capital. Trump also implied that Israel was not located in the Middle East, while speaking just before meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The sneering media, hoping to show President Trump's ignorance, only shows off its own. Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , he argued he never mentioned Israel , the source of the classified intelligence, according to various officials " something he has ... Read More »

Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer

perth_map

Hannity will join Fox News in their rededicated commitment to editorial integrity and allow law enforcement to investigate this tragedy". A retraction is relatively unheard of at the 21st Century Fox-owned outlet. "To the extent of my ability, I am not going to stop trying to find the truth", he said. Rich, 27, a Jewish Nebraska native, was shot dead while walking home before dawn on July 10, 2016. Read More »

Vanity Celebrates Star Wars On Latest Cover

It will hit newsstands in NY and Los Angeles on May 31, before going national on June 6. The rest of the country will have to wait until June 6. " The Force Awakens " heroine Daisy Ridley as Rey and Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker appear together on another cover. Read More »

WashPost: Trump Forming Legal Team for Russia Probe

perth_map

Several prominent potential candidates took themselves out of consideration for the post , leaving former Democrat-turned independent former senator Joe Lieberman as a leading candidate. Kasowitz is a partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, a commercial litigation shop in NY which - in Trumpian fashion - boasts of its "aggressive legal strategies". Read More »

United Kingdom raises terror level, deploys military following Manchester attack

Police arrested a 23-year-old man in Manchester on Tuesday, but have not given any information about how he may be linked to the attack. Speaking from Downing Street this evening, Theresa May said they had raised the United Kingdom terror threat level from "severe" to "critical" after police were unable to determine whether the Manchester bomber acted alone. Read More »

Palestine To Make Unprecedented Peace Offer to Trump

perth_map

Erel Margalit, a member of parliament from the opposition Labor Party, called Trump's visit "a missed opportunity of historic proportions". Matching that convergence was the message conveyed by President Trump , first in Saudi Arabia and then in Israel , of a geo-strategic shift in USA policy. Read More »

'Greatest show on Earth': Ringling Bros circus bows out after 146 years

Many in the audience had tears. The secret of the circus's success, he told the crowd, was "the people - it's the spirit, the dedication, the perseverance of everyone that you'll see tonight that makes the impossible possible". Animal performers that are owned by their handlers - such as the tiger, leopard and 15 lions owned by big-cat trainer Alexander Lacey - will stay with them. Read More »

United Kingdom threat level is raised to critical after Manchester bombing

The top U.S. intelligence official, Dan Coats, said the American government had not verified whether or how Islamic State was responsible. "This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but that a further attack may be imminent", May said in a televised statement from her Downing Street Office after a meeting of the government's crisis response committee. Read More »

Dog interrupts news broadcast in Russian Federation, video goes massively viral

perth_map

Wagging its tail, the labrador even climbed up her desk for a quick moment of fame as the news anchor patted its back! The adorable black labrador then ran over to Linarte , distracting her from the news. It was unclear whether the dog was intentionally in the studio or if it somehow wandered in from outside. So the pooch chose to stand up on his two paws and keep his front paws on the desk, sitting right beside Linarte to get a proper television appearance. Read More »

Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

perth_map

Trump visited the Israel Museum and the Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance center on Tuesday and now heads to Italy and later is expected to meet with Pope Francis. US President Donald Trump slammed the bombing during his remarks in Bethlehem, referring to the "wicked ideology" behind the attack and calling the terrorists "evil losers". Read More »

Weekend Box Office: Good News And Bad News For 'Alien: Covenant'

perth_map

In the closing scene - after Daniels and Tennessee think they are safe with Walter - director Ridley Scott reveals that the droid now overseeing the Covenant's continuing journey to Origae-6 is the villainous David. This is no longer the case in our digitally viral age, and Alien: Covenant seems to have gotten one of the biggest marketing pushes of the franchise. Read More »

Manchester concert explosions treated as a 'terrorist incident'

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday telephoned British Prime Minister Theresa May and assured her of his government's support in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack that left 22 people dead and more than 50 injured. "That was the scariest part because that's when you thought "I'm getting attacked and I'm actually in danger", Katrina said. Authorities were still trying to determine how the attack was carried out and whether there were other accomplices. Read More »

New French president's government is palette of political shades

perth_map

Macron had pledged to appoint women to half the cabinet positions. Olympic fencing champion Laura Flessel was named sports minister, star environmentalist Nicolas Hulot - who had spurned multiple offers of cabinet roles from previous presidents - accepted the ecology brief and crusading publisher Francoise Nyssen took charge of culture. Read More »

Manchester attack: Theresa May terror threat speech in full

According to the Telegraph , he was born in Manchester , and his parents were Libyan refugees. So far police have confirmed 22 fatalities after a lone attacker detonated an explosive device near the entrance of the 21,000 capacity venue following the conclusion of an Ariana Grande pop concert. Read More »

Teacher kisses fourth-grade student while cameras roll

perth_map

Earlier this month, he pleaded guilty to one battery charge and was sentenced to a year of probation. The incident took place inside an empty classroom at Somerset Academy in Boca Raton last February, before school started for the day, police said in a Feb. Read More »

Drake Is Planning On Getting A Celine Dion Tattoo

Drake won a whopping 13 Billboard Awards for his new album, More Life , and broke Adele's record for the most Billboard awards in one year. Rock fans were stunned to learn about the death of rocker Chris Cornell, who was found dead Thursday in his hotel room in Detroit. " My Heart Will Go On " wasn't the only song Céline Dion sang at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards . Read More »

Celebs Strutting in Sandals On the 2017 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

Celine Dion brought the house down with her anniversary rendition of the Titanic love theme, " My Heart Will Go On ", but even she had to stop and pay respects to Cher during Sunday's Billboard Music Awards . The performance was all the more moving as Dion is still mourning the loss of her husband and manager, Rene Angelil , who died in January 2016. The two rappers, who were initially pals but started feuding back in 2015 after Minaj's then boyfriend Meek Mill claimed Drake ... Read More »

ISIS Claims Attack in Manchester

Paula Robinson, 48, was at the train station next to the arena with her husband when she felt the explosion and saw dozens of teenage girls screaming and running away from the arena. Screams filled the arena just after the explosion on Monday, which also killed the attacker - Abedi who was carrying an IED that he detonated. Of course her older sister already had as well. Read More »

The US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Judges

Marco Rubio of Florida, the main congressional backer of Trump's hardened stance toward Maduro, said of the sanctions. Police have fired tear gas and protesters have hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails in near-daily clashes. The U.S. Treasury department imposed new sanctions against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami earlier this year, after accusing him of being involved in drug trafficking. Read More »

Movie Beat: Michael Fassbender both best and worst thing about "Alien: Covenant"

perth_map

How is the original Alien: Covenant related to Prometheus and the Alien franchise? Before we get to the big answer, let's go over how Alien: Covenant connects to Prometheus . But it's with the film's release this week that the studio invested a staggering $5.29 million alone. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 also has a 4.61 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Rating, giving it the second-highest ComicBook.com user rating among all comic book movies. Read More »

Normani Kordei Calls 'DWTS' Results a 'Shocker,' Praises 'Big Brother' Rashad Jennings'

He sided with Julianne on the content remark, adding it was all "a little too fast" as well. I've been pretty vocal about my love for Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy during Season 24 on DWTS . That was the second dance of the night for the duo. Normani Kordei has been the most consistently polished dancer, but Rashad Jennings has been coming up behind her with stronger and stronger performances. Read More »

4-tier GST slabs for services

The tax rates under GST for all products and services will be at 5%, 8%, 18% and 28%. Hasmukh Adhia, Revenue Secretary, told that for all the items, almost 7% of items fall under 0% tax slab. Five per cent rate will also apply to cab aggregators like Ola and Uber, which now pay 6 per cent tax. Cinema tickets do not attract service tax . Read More »

Trump stresses 'unshakable' bond between US, Israel during Jerusalem speech

Palestinian presidential guard spokesman, Ghassan Nimr, told local media outlets that Trump was scheduled to arrive in Bethlehem at around 09:45 and hold a one-hour private meeting with Abbas. He spoke in a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on May 22. He added that Jews in Israel are free to do whatever they dream, and that "Muslims, Christians and people of all faiths are free to live and worship according to their conscience" there. Read More »

Celine Dion found her Billboard performance very special

Drake , with trophies in his arms and at his feet, is the record-holder now, surpassing Adele's record a year ago at the Billboard Music Awards . Sources close to the award show tell TMZ Celine had MANY famous visitors throughout Sunday night's BBMAs - and some couldn't even snag a little face time with the Queen. Read More »

Donald Trump's Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

In an unusual move, citing Trump's proposal to kill its funding, the Legal Services Corp. filed with Congress its own request for $527.8 million. A program created to move people receiving Social Security disability payments back into enter the workforce is politically toxic as well. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

Among the confirmed deaths are eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, 18-year-old Georgina Callander and John Atkinson, 26. "A gentleman said 'run!' so we ran". "There was a lot of confusion". "I thought he worked in a takeaway or something" because of his late hours, Kinsey said. The concert, she said, had fulfilled her wildest dreams - "the songs, the background, the stage, the lights". Read More »

N.Korea test fired another ballistic missile

perth_map

As recently as January previous year, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that crossed the western part of the border, the most sensitive part of the demilitarized zone. North Korea has been stepping up its missile testing in recent months, apparently attempting to develop a missile capable of reaching the United States. Read More »

Trump tweets after Middle East trip: 'Trying hard for PEACE'

I sat in a huge auditorium at Cairo University in 2009, listening to President Barack Obama trying to re-set relations with Arabs and Muslims. He was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders during the visit. Iran will never get a nuclear bomb on his watch, he reiterated at the Israel Museum on Tuesday afternoon. Since 1967, the global community-including the US -has refused to officially recognize eastern Jerusalem and its Jewish holy sites as part of Israel . Read More »