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Quotes from Smith, Elba and others about the Oscars

The Academy's new membership changes were announced earlier today, and Academy president Cheryl Isaacs said, "The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up". But some of Witherspoon's followers said she had it all wrong. Th...

Who Cate Blanchett May Play In Thor 3

Blanchett has been rumored for weeks to be joining the cast of " Thor: Ragnarok ", and now, there may be some clues as to who she's playing. "It is a universal road movie - that's where we're heading", he says, adding cryptically: "It's not where y...

Oscars make changes to boost diversity amid backlash

Beginning later this year, new members' voting rights will last ten years and will only be renewed if said member has been an active participant in motion pictures over the course of that decade. With some small exceptions, this year's nominations fo...

David Bowie's "Lazarus" video is a parting gift for his fans

What is clear is that Bowie's "sudden burst of new projects", as the Times puts it, was likely meant as a farewell, as both the Times and the Sydney Morning Herald report . The show demonstrates how Bowie's work has both influenced and bee...

Dakota Johnson drops an F bomb and gets rejected from clown school

Dubbed " The Acting Game ", the segment features a classic acting exercise one may find in an average scene study or improv class. The rules are simple: act out a scenario through a fake telephone conversation. What did you think of this new game? ...

Samsung Galaxy S7: Should There Be An Edge?

This is what is now known and rumored about the Android M Version 6.0 Marshmallow Release Date for Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 5, S6 Edge+, and Note 4 on carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular. If it is up to you, should ther...

Adele's 'Hello' fastest to reach 1 billion views on YouTube

The news of Adele's YouTube record comes just two days after she reached another online milestone. This record was rapidly eclipsed by David Bowie the day after his death, when the music icon received 51 million Vevo views. "Hello" benefited in...

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Venus zooms into US Open semi-finals

But it's her name - not those of her siblings or parents - that will go on that plaque and in the history books. Despite being taken out, it the world No. With the Ashe crowd beh...

Shelter at GRB remains open for evacuees

Hotel prices, she said, were too steep, and her vehicle had been swallowed up by the floodwaters. Shivering cold and soaking wet, Maria Davila collapsed on the floor of a downto...

Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's frequent assertions that workers bear 70% to 80% of the corporate tax burden are at the high end of estimates. The truth is that the Republica...

Floyd Mayweather Conquers McGregor In 10th Round

It was McGregor's consistent and explicit invitations for a boxing match, that made Mayweather open to the idea of a fight even though he had retired in 2015 and McGregor had...

Uber board chooses head of Expedia to be company's new CEO

Immelt backed out right before the vote, supposedly after doubts about his leadership and potential over-eagerness to court Travis Kalanick . Kalanick was reportedly angling t...

Cavs Plan to Seek More Compensation From Celtics In Kyrie Irving Trade

However, the Celtics feel they were honest in the medical assessment of Thomas' current physical condition with the Cavaliers . The status of the trade was described to E...

White unsure if Ferguson-Lee victor would fight McGregor

Most of the headlines are about the bets placed on both sides, and what the Vegas books are trying to do to even up the money. Standard definition pay-per-view is priced at $89.95,...

Taylor Swift Testifies In Court; Says The Groping Incident Left Her Horrified

He says he did not grope Taylor Swift , he may have accidentally touched her ribs getting into the photo , but he did not grab her. Swift is asking for $1 in her countersui...

John Mayer Pays Tribute to Glen Campbell During Nashville Show

Jimmy Webb's Glen Campbell tribute also referenced the late singer's brief tenure with the Beach Boys , where he had temporarily replaced Brian Wilson in the band's touring...

Rachel Lindsay Responds to Fan Claiming She Settled with 'Bachelorette' Choice

Watching that interaction was also hard for Bryan , who admitted there was a "stark contrast" between his relationship with Rachel and the one she had with Peter . Although Ra...

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How Charlize Theron gives the spy thriller a kick in 'Atomic Blonde'

How Charlize Theron gives the spy thriller a kick in 'Atomic Blonde'

Anything Jason Bourne can do, the " Atomic Blonde " can also do, and she does it in heels. If you can get past the cliches and corny characters, and if you want your MTV, some ...

Amazon 'Prime Day' features sales tax in 45 states this year

The giant online sale-a-than has indeed become "a thing", and it has spurred on an all-out race for shoppers' dollars, with a host of other retailers hopping on the bandwagon-often...

Keen to meet Indians in Israel, unite against terrorism, says Modi

Keen to meet Indians in Israel, unite against terrorism, says Modi

Congress said it will judge Modi's stand-alone visit to Israel without going to Palestine by its "concrete deliverables" but said that India's stand on Palestine issue should n...

Firefighters urge caution on Fourth of July

Firefighters urge caution on Fourth of July

A free 21-minute fireworks extravaganza choreographed to music and simulcast on 94.9 KCMO. Fireworks over the lake. Fireworks from the Peristyle start at 9 p.m. The city's annual p...

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Police determined that Hodgkinson had been "living out of his vehicle in the vicinity of East Monroe [Avenue]" in Alexandria, FBI special agent in charge Tim Slater said. The cha...

Judge O'Neill Declares Mistrial in Cosby Sex Assault Trial

But I'm incredibly hopeful hearing the district attorney saying he would retry this case. The jury ultimately could not reach a decision as to whose version of events to believe ...

What the Tech? Cheap Father's Day gifts (for kids)

Knowing that we will live forever with God in a place without sin and suffering can help us live above the pain that we face in this life. Hannah Rogers, graduate in German liter...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

When asked about rumors that the president was considering firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller , Sanders said the president wasn't planning on doing so any time soon. Eit...

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

The third time around, there was no doubt. Golden State have won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons after claiming a 4-1 series victory...