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Culture What Trump discussed with Russian officials was 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says
Author: 0 What Trump discussed with Russian officials was 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

Speaking to reporters at the White House, McMaster refused to say whether Trump had shared classified information with the representatives from Moscow, falling back on a refrain that Trump's disclosures were "wholly appropriate". Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was sacked after he misled Vice-President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Kisylak.

Culture Ticket alert: Katy Perry tour coming to Miami
Author: 0 Ticket alert: Katy Perry tour coming to Miami

Katy Perry announced on Monday a new concert tour, with a performance December 1 at the Xcel Energy Center on the schedule. Witness , Perry's first album since 2013's Prism , is set for release on June 9. Tickets start at $35.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. However, despite their disagreements and after Taylor allegedly wrote her 2015 song "Bad Blood" about Katy , she said she won't be addressing her feud on her own record.

Culture Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!' Gets First Look With New Character Poster
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!' Gets First Look With New Character Poster

Requiem For A Dream , Black Swan, The Fountain - hell, even The Wrestler had some genuinely uncomfortable moments and that was probably his straightest film to date. Also, why is she so shiny? The first cinematic poster for the film , posted on Twitter by Aronofsky on Sunday , features a sullen-looking Jennifer Lawrence with her hands drenched in blood.

Culture Fox Cancels Scream Queens
Author: 0 Fox Cancels Scream Queens

Season two of the show, created by Glee favorites Ryan Murphy , Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan , came to an end in December (16), and fans were desperate to know if a third series would be commissioned. While this is not necessarily good news for fans of Scream Queens , it does sound like there may still be hope in the future. While the critical response was somewhat more positive, Scream Queens failed to improve upon its dwindling ratings.

Culture 'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season
Author: 0 'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season

According to a source who spoke to Variety , the final season of New Girl will be shortened to just eight episodes with the story being wrapped up for good by the end. Fox alone has cut such single-season shows as Pitch , APB , Son of Zorn and Making History; it has yet to announce the fates of 24: Legacy , Wayward Pines and more.

Author: 0 Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Emma won the first acting award not separated by gender for her performance as Belle in Beauty And The Beast. In her acceptance speech, Watson said the award shows that "acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes, and that doesn't need to be separated into two different categories".

Culture Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area
Author: 0 Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

That's likely why he saw this breaking news item about 17 mummies being unearthed in the Egyptian village of Tuna al-Gabal pop up and seized on the opportunity to crack a goofy-ass joke. The discovery comes as Egypt struggles to revive its tourism sector, partially driven by antiquities sightseeing, that was hit hard by political turmoil since the 2011 uprising.

Culture King Suggests Senate Hire Comey to Lead Russia Probe
Author: 0 King Suggests Senate Hire Comey to Lead Russia Probe

And on Wednesday of last week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump " has confidence in the director ". He posited that Trump may have fired him "perhaps out of fear that Comey could reprise his independent, attorney general-free performance this year as the Russian Federation investigation advances".

Author: 0 Stunning New Character Posters Revealed For Blade Runner 2049

Especially after the two visually f*cking stunning trailer teases we were just sent. We also see scenes with Gosling, who plays K, an LAPD officer and blade runner . There's a cavalcade of riches this summer, with new offerings from both DC and Marvel, new (and in some cases, final) installments in long-running franchises, and a couple newcomers testing the waters for future sequels.

Author: 0 What 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Other returning cast members include Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as the voice of tree-like Baby Groot, and Bradley Cooper as the voice of rascally Rocket Raccoon. At the same time, so-called "Baby Groot" - a pint-sized, indisputably adorable version of the monosyllabic, anthropomorphic tree - feels like nothing quite so much as an attempt to sell plush toys.

Author: 0 How Scott Disick really feels about Kourtney Kardashian's new relationship

Sources told TMZ the pair met the night of sister Kim's Paris hotel robbery. Kourtney doesn't seem to share the sentiment and has been seen with the 23-year-old Younes of late. "It's on nights when she has help and is able to go out". We look at her hottest pics! The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was recently spotted in the company of model Younes Bendjima walking the streets of West Hollywood.

Culture China, Philippines Presidents talk on phone
Author: 0 China, Philippines Presidents talk on phone

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is responible for the murder of thousands of suspected drug dealers who faced no trial. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Poor relations with the Obama White House led Duterte to threaten a pivot to warmer relations with China.

Culture Robert Plant Triggers Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumours With Cryptic Message
Author: 0 Robert Plant Triggers Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumours With Cryptic Message

Now, speculation is rife of a possible reunion in either 2017 or 2018, after frontman Plant posted a very short message, reading 'Any Time Now...', on his official website on Wednesday (May 3rd). Supposedly, Led Zeppelin turned down an offered appearance at last year's inaugural Desert Trip. As NME points out, Led Zeppelin last performed together in December 2007 at London's The O2 Arena for the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert.

Culture Telugu TV Actor Pradeep Kumar found dead at Hyderabad residence
Author: 0 Telugu TV Actor Pradeep Kumar found dead at Hyderabad residence

Stating that there was nothing to doubt about the suicide, Madhapur Deputy Commissioner of Police Vishwa Prasad said that a foolproof investigation was done to clear all doubts. He was in bad mood and consumed lot of alcohol. Pavani claimed that she administered first-aid to the wound and later, Pradeep went inside the bedroom to sleep.

Author: 0 Record-breaking debut for newest 'Fast and Furious' flick

Reports have it that "The Fate of the Furious" managed to make $100.2 million in the USA for its opening which is $47 million short compared to the $147.2 million opening of its predecessor " Furious 7 " that was released in 2015. Check out the official trailer for Fate of the Furious , in theaters now, below. "The Furious franchise perfectly represents what that global audience is all about".

Culture 'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office
Author: 0 'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office

Universal's The Fate of the Furious left the competition in the dust at the North American box office, grossing $38.7 million in its second weekend for a 10-day domestic total of $163.6 million and $908.4 million globally. The film earned $9.9 million at the box office this weekend , bringing its domestic total to $ 471 million . The $100 million movie is projected to earn $1.5 million-$2 million Friday from 2,251 theaters for a $4 million-$5 million launch.

Culture Clive Davis tribute launches Tribeca Film Festival
Author: 0 Clive Davis tribute launches Tribeca Film Festival

Davis has signed, influenced and driven the careers of numerous most important music artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries including Bruce Springsteen , Whitney Houston, Santana , Aretha Franklin , Barry Manilow, Patti Smith , Alicia Keys , Sean "Puffy" Combs , and a great many more who attest to Davis as, in Aretha Franklin's words, "the greatest record man of all time".

Culture Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight
Author: 0 Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

In a letter sent to the California Board of State and Community Corrections, the acting attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice, Alan Hanson, said California is at risk of losing federal funds if it does not cooperate with federal immigration authorities seeking to detain and possibly deport undocumented people.

Author: 0 Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece

I could see it sitting in his trousers and I knew the shape of the puck, it was falling behind him and I just kind of had time to jump in and try to make a save". Now, anyone who has watched more than three Capitals games knows Ovechkin plays the left point on the power play. When you have to sit and think about it a little bit, those moments can weigh on you.

Culture 'Infowars' Host Alex Jones Is a Performance Artist, Lawyer Says
Author: 0 'Infowars' Host Alex Jones Is a Performance Artist, Lawyer Says

Jones at the last pretrial hearing Wednesday, reports MyStatesman.com "I am in control of this court, not your clients". That said, Jones has become a notable figure in conservative media, and if his own attorney describes his client as "a performance artist" - effectively characterizing Jones' freakish persona as a fictional "character" - that's an important acknowledgement for the public to be aware of.

Culture Dave Chappelle and John Mayer remember Charlie Murphy
Author: 0 Dave Chappelle and John Mayer remember Charlie Murphy

In fact, his name is right in the title of one the show's most legendary skit: " Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories: Prince". "Today, I got some bad news", Chappelle said. "John, if you would, there was a night, maybe four months ago, where we were at Hotel Café in L.A.", Chappelle said. Comedian Chris Rock tweeted , "We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time".

Author: 0 WWE offers more details on the "Superstar Shakeup"

Naomi posted the following on her Instagram, and Sasha Banks responded to Naomi with the tease. Roman Reigns was poised to make the move to SmackDown Live . While " Monday Night Raw " took former world champions from " SmackDown Live ", the blue brand acquired the biggest names from Monday's women's and tag team division.

Culture Dancing With the Stars recap: 'Most Memorable Year'
Author: 0 Dancing With the Stars recap: 'Most Memorable Year'

Nick Viall's fiancée Vanessa Grimaldi appeared at the end of his dance. "I wasn't watching dance, I was watching two great artists painting one of the most handsome works of art expressed through dance", said Tonioli, who was one of the three judges to give the dance a 10.

Culture 'Boss Baby' Stays in Charge, Edging 'Beauty and the Beast'
Author: 0 'Boss Baby' Stays in Charge, Edging 'Beauty and the Beast'

The family friendly movie not only appeals to kids but also to adults, probably drawn by the voice talent of Alec Baldwin in the starring role. The third installment in Sony's animated series made its box office debut in third place with just $ 14 million .

Author: 0 Pearl Jam, Tupac, Yes, Journey to be inducted into Rock Hall

But she had the Journey purse, made out of real vintage Journey albums. "I wanted to change it to Mother Soup Bone and they said, 'Get out'". "My father was an Elvis impersonator, " he said, then gave a pause straight out of Comedian 101, and deadpanned, "There wasn't much call for that in 1947".

Author: 0 Salute to Chuck Berry opens Rock Hall ceremony

Musician Neil Young was originally scheduled to introduce Pearl Jam but cancelled - because of an illness - and has been replaced by former Late Show host David Letterman, the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame announced on Twitter . The 71-year-old was scheduled to induct Pearl Jam before falling ill. Below, see a clip of the Pearl Jam superjam, and read full speeches from the whole night over at Rolling Stone .

Culture Brian Williams: Images of U.S. airstrikes on Syria are 'beautiful'
Author: 0 Brian Williams: Images of U.S. airstrikes on Syria are 'beautiful'

The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. "We see these handsome pictures at night from the decks of these two U.S. Navy vessels in the eastern Mediterranean", Williams said. The remarks drew backlash on Twitter , where some users seemed disturbed by Williams's flowery language.

Author: 0 Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban

Cormier beat him in their previous match-up back in 2015, but instead of stressing over the rematch, Johnson says he's quiet relaxed. It's been almost three weeks since the UFC's last event, but the excitement returns this weekend in Buffalo, New York, as reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his title against fearsome knockout artist Anthony "Rumble" Johnson.

Culture Film academy rules ineligible documentary series like 'OJ'
Author: 0 Film academy rules ineligible documentary series like 'OJ'

Most notably, limited-series or multi-part documentaries will no longer be eligible for awards consideration, following last year's Oscar victor, "OJ: Made in America". Entries can be viewed theatrically, on DVD or through the Academy's streaming site. The Academy also slightly altered its rules for Best Picture, allowing more producers to be nominated for the award, and allowing film score composers to submit themselves as a group.

Culture 'RHONY' Season Premiere Recap: No One's Going To LuAnn's Wedding
Author: 0 'RHONY' Season Premiere Recap: No One's Going To LuAnn's Wedding

I unleashed so much that I had a blackout memory. "I know what I have!" she snapped. On last night's RHONY, LuAnn's friends continued to question her relationship with Tom . Apparently, Ramona has spent the time between seasons fishing around for more dirt on Tom . Still, the couple made it down the aisle at a New Year Eve's ceremony - and the RHONY cameras were there to capture it all.

Culture Taylor Swift Rumored To Be
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Rumored To Be "Busy Working On Her Upcoming Album"

She's in the recording studio and "has been busy working on her upcoming album". The "Shake It Off" hitmaker was apparently spotted in Nashville last week with reports indicating that she is working at something. Of course, we won't know for sure until Taylor confirms it herself. The singer has rarely been seen since her pre-Super Bowl performance on February 4 in Houston - but was spotted out in Nashville last week.

Culture McConnell starts clock on Neil Gorsuch nuclear showdown
Author: 0 McConnell starts clock on Neil Gorsuch nuclear showdown

Republicans said it was all Democrats' fault for trying to filibuster a well-qualified nominee. Gorsuch has spent more than a decade on the federal appeals bench in Denver where he's issued consistently conservative rulings, and he appeared on Trump's list of potential candidates partly generated by the Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation during the campaign.

Author: 0 Obama aide says intel not used to spy on Trump advisers

If Rice had indeed unmasked Trump associates' identities in these foreign surveillance reports, that response wouldn't quite make sense. Asked if Rice, who denied leaking any information, had committed a crime, the president told the Times , "Do I think? ".

Author: 0 Hardy Boyz return to WWE in WrestleMania 33

Multiple sources are reporting that the Hardys will be hitting WWE very soon, perhaps as soon as the next three nights. In the biggest surprise of WrestleMania 33, The Hardy Boys returned to WWE and entered the Raw Tag Team Championship ladder match.

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 trailer is all about the Iron Throne

Jon Snow ( Kit Harington ) walks through the dark passageways of Winterfell , his ancestral castle that he won after a hard battle previous year. A big chance Daenerys could be taking the passage under the Red Keep at King's Landing and keeping her family's tradition throne , Dragonstone .

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