Author: 0 Happy 'Star Wars' Day: May the fourth be with you

Author Alan Arnold chronicles the earliest known records of the phrase "May the 4th" happened during the so-called day of victory of Britain's first woman prime minister, Margaret Thatcher . has those and more, as well as crafty " Star Wars " party favor ideas. More and more official partners have offered sales, giveaways, and exclusives, and have hosted parties and other activities to honor the day.

Arts&Culture Watch a sneak peek of Stephen King's IT from director Andrés Muschietti
Author: 0 Watch a sneak peek of Stephen King's IT from director Andrés Muschietti

At first, we weren't all to happy about yet another remake of a classic film. If you're of the very specific generation of kids who grew up hating clowns because of Tim Curry's iconic performance as Pennywise in the original adaptation of Stephen King's It, you could be forgiven for sneering at the idea of someone else playing the character with as much impact.

Author: 0 Baahubali 2 continues to break records, collects Rs 30 cr on Tuesday

SS Rajamouli's magnum opus performed well overseas and garnered United States dollars 555,129 on Monday taking the total collection to USD 10,774,477 or Rs 69.15 crore. It also recorded the biggest Imax opening in India for any film with $330,000, beating The Fate of the Furious. The SS Rajamouli directorial's attack on box office is not limited to India but it is giving stiff competition to some of the Hollywood biggies in overseas.

Arts&Culture May the fourth be with you
Author: 0 May the fourth be with you

From incredible back drops to special work days, the Star Wars fans of the world did not disappoint. Today is a day most likely chosen to be " Star Wars day " because its sounds close to " May the force be with you ", a line uttered by many characters across the franchise.

Author: 0 Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russia talks

In today's hearing, Ms Yates - an Obama deputy attorney-general who was sacked by Mr Trump for refusing to support his immigration ban - reportedly could testify that she warned the incoming administration in January that Mr Flynn's discussions with Russia's U.S.

Arts&Culture Baahubali 2, first Indian Film to breach the Rs 1000 crore mark
Author: 0 Baahubali 2, first Indian Film to breach the Rs 1000 crore mark

Rajamouli's masterpiece has achieved a feat that not many can even think about. Because the moment we saw this grand film, we knew this movie is destined to create history. Prabhas, who plays the titular role, recently took to Facebook to thank his fans for all the love and support. Paired with state-of-the-art VFX and a good storyline, the release of the sequel had fans flocking to theatres in large numbers to have their question "Why Kattappa killed Baahubali " answered.

Arts&Culture Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black share wedding photos
Author: 0 Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black share wedding photos

Their relationship was made public in 2014, and they announced their engagement in 2015 in the back of the Times newspaper. A source told The Sun how their wedding would enable them both to move past the cheating allegations. He said just a week after meeting Black that he knew he wanted to settle down with him and revealed that the pair discussed marriage nearly immediately.

Author: 0 North Korea Detains Another American Over Alleged Hostile Acts

The country's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song was detained Saturday and that "a relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes". PUST confirmed Kim's arrest, saying he was detained as he was about to leave the country after a visit of several weeks. The others are Otto Warmbier, serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts, and Kim Dong Chul, serving a 10-year term with hard labor for alleged espionage.

Arts&Culture FBI Director James Comey
Author: 0 FBI Director James Comey "Mildly Nauseous" over Clinton Disclosure

The FBI chief has said it makes him "mildly nauseous" to think reopening a probe into Clinton emails tipped the USA election. Clinton said on Tuesday her election bid was derailed in part by Comey's announcement about the renewed probe of her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Author: 0 Why is Star Wars Day celebrated on May the Fourth?

If there's one day that Star Wars fans eagerly anticipate every year (beside the release date for the next Star Wars movie) it's May 4, due to the clever pun "May The Fourth Be With You". In fact, the holiday got so popular that starting in 2012, the next day was jokingly called "Revenge of the Fifth", a joke on the " Star Wars " movie title "Revenge of the Sith".

Arts&Culture Emma Watson receives first genderless MTV Award
Author: 0 Emma Watson receives first genderless MTV Award

The first acting award in history that doesn't separate nominees by their sex says something about the way we perceive the human experience. She also has plenty more MTV Movie Awards popcorn trophies thanks to her work in the Harry Potter franchise and The Perks of Being a Wallflower .

Arts&Culture List of winners from the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards
Author: 0 List of winners from the 2017 MTV Movie and TV Awards

MTV announced the elimination of gender-separated categories in April 2017, instead opting to adopt a more inclusive approach to nominations. "Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits". "Most importantly, I got to thank our generation". Daniel Kaluuya and Milton "Lil Rel" Howery, the stars of surprise smash hit thriller "Get Out", got the prizes for " next generation " and best comedic performance respectively.

Arts&Culture Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate
Author: 0 Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy also posted images of the work on his verified Instagram account . Locals and fans guessed that Banksy was behind the mural before the photo of the fractured European Union flag appeared on Banksy's official Instagram account and website over the weekend, confirming his involvement.

Author: 0 MTV Awards salute 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Stranger Things'

She said: "I feel I have to say something about the award itself". After joking about her performance where she sang for the first time in Beauty and the Beast , she said it was pretty scary for her. "I can't thank you enough". The box office smash Get Out, which was up for golden popcorn statues, received Best Comedic Performance for Lil Rel Howery and the Next Generation Award for rising star Daniel Kaluuya .

Author: 0 Kelly Ripa Wears Bright Red Pumps to Reveal Her New Co-Host

Seacrest was named co-host of the morning chat show, ending a yearlong search for a marquee name as Michael Strahan's successor. Before debuting her new co-host Monday morning, Ripa teased the big announcement with a video of her sipping a coffee mug.

Author: 0 Saul Alvarez confirms September bout against Gennady Golovkin

A translator made for a stagnated stare down, but Alvarez still managed to deliver a stellar line to the champion. "I thought he was going to fight". Just two fighters walking away from their grudge match. "I would've attacked more, but I would've been countered by his punches". Atlas said boxing will have to weather the storm of "angry fans who want a rebate on their ticket" after the Chavez Jr.

Arts&Culture Kristen Bell gives update on Jimmy Kimmel's son
Author: 0 Kristen Bell gives update on Jimmy Kimmel's son

Cassidy's comments came just a few days after Kimmel revealed that his newborn son has congenital heart disease. "I ask, 'Does it pass the Jimmy Kimmel test?'" said Cassidy, who is also a physician. "Let me state it one more time: We will replace [ObamaCare] with a system that protects pre-existing conditions", House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on the House floor before Thursday's vote.

Author: 0 Mourinho: My Wenger unbeaten streak was not normal

Mourinho and Wenger have endured a fractious relationship in recent years but the Arsenal boss claimed he took no personal satisfaction from the result. We go with everything to get into that final. Liverpool hasn't scored a goal against Southampton in four matches this season - two in the league and two in the League Cup.

Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Blasts Off With $145 Million Debut

The Boss Baby takes the third spot with $6.5 million (£5 million), bringing its North American box office haul to over $150 million (£115.5 million). We'll have to see how the next weekend goes, but so far, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 looks like it'll leave Marvel and Disney very happy indeed.

Arts&Culture 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' rockets to No. 1
Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' rockets to No. 1

Peter Quill and his band of Guardians are back and better than ever, according to this weekend's smash box office results. Since opening overseas more than a week ago, the movie has nabbed about $428 million in total worldwide. The eighth installment in " The Fast and the Furious " franchise has pulled in 207.1 million US dollars to date in North America. The animated picture has grossed $156.7 million domestically.

Author: 0 Trevor Noah bombs in fashion stakes at Met Gala

Caroline Kennedy is known for her classic sense of style and fashionable know-how, so it came as quite a shock to see the diplomat take to the red carpet at this year's Met Gala in a highly unflattering - and rather freakish - dress that quite closely resembled an antique lampshade.

Arts&Culture Guardians Vol. 2's Dave Bautista Pumped For
Author: 0 Guardians Vol. 2's Dave Bautista Pumped For "Spider-Man"

The new footage shows an extended scene of Ned discovering that his friend Peter is in fact Spider-man, as well as a scene at Peter's school with his classmate Michelle, and several brief action sequences. That finally changed thanks to a partnership with Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures and that has led to the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming , which just had a brand new clip released for it.

Author: 0 Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken killed in Somalia operation

A U.S. Navy SEAL fires an MK11 sniper rifle from an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter during a training flight in the Arabian Sea. Milliken was killed and two others were wounded when they were attacked while on a mission Thursday. "It is a victory for the Somali forces and peacemaking". There is no immediate comment from the extremist group. Meanwhile, al-Shabab has published purported photos of items they said were left behind by the US forces at the scene including a small-sized American ...

Arts&Culture TPG's US$1.6 bil play for Australia publisher doesn't stop the press
Author: 0 TPG's US$1.6 bil play for Australia publisher doesn't stop the press

The proposal, if implemented, would involve the TPG Consortium buying Domain , Australia Metro Media, Events and Digital Ventures for 95 cents, cash per share. TPG Capital is valuing this group of businesses at 25c to 30c a share under the terms of its scrip-based spin-off proposal.... Regardless of the indicative proposal, we will continue with our present strategies including our announced Metro changes and the potential separation of Domain Group.

Author: 0 Tulsa's Square 1 up for Tony Award for 'Come From Away'

I was pleased to see the year's most enjoyably inventive production of a new musical , "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812", leading the way with 12 nominations. Come from Away and Groundhog Day received the other Best Musical nods. There were also revivals of plays by giants Tennessee Williams (" The Glass Menagerie ") and Arthur Miller ("The Price" ) and a much-cheered Broadway debut by a 65-year-old Pulitzer Prize victor (Paula Vogel).

Arts&Culture Here's how Scott Disick plans to rekindle his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian
Author: 0 Here's how Scott Disick plans to rekindle his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian

As for Disick, he didn't stay in the family villa, but instead, opted for a hotel down the street. "Oh right, I forgot", Scott replied, as Kourtney laughed. "Whether they are together or not, Scott gets really jealous when he sees or hears about Kourtney with anyone", another insider dishes. Kourtney preferred to keep everything a secret and this is the first time they are spotted together.

Author: 0 Country Music Singer Loretta Lynn Recuperating After Stroke

The country music pioneer is now under medical care, and she is responsive to treatment; moreover, the country queen is expected to make a full recovery. Lynn has a new record, Wouldn't It Be Great , slated for an August release. One of the icons of country music, Lynn blazed a trail as a strong-willed singer and songwriter who wrote honest, and at times frank, songs about sex, divorce, cheating and even birth control.

Author: 0 Sakho injury could be cruciate damage - Allardyce

Spurs - who next face Arsenal in a crucial local derby - bounced back from the disappointment of their 4-2 FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea and Eriksen hailed the strong character shown by his side at Selhurst Park. Dele Alli should have put Spurs ahead when he met Kyle Walker's cross three yards out, only to side-foot his effort wide. Collecting the ball 35 yards from goal, the Denmark worldwide took a touch, turned and fired a tremendous shot into the bottom corner of the net.

Arts&Culture 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off with $145M debut
Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off with $145M debut

Gunn noted, "They're a group of heartbroken misfits whose lives have been bereft of tenderness and connection and who have a almost impossible time trusting themselves or others". "As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter's parentage is revealed". Zoe Saldana , Dave Bautista and Karen Gillan star along with Vin Diesel as the voice of baby Groot and Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket.

Author: 0 Berkeley Police Arrest 5 In Coulter Protests; No Damage Reported

The free speech showdown involving conservative commentator Ann Coulter that many people feared Thursday in Berkeley never really happened. "I am disappointed that she (Coulter) caved in", Carrie Fleming told Berkeleyside . They made two arrests . Berkeley has become the epicenter for this discussion, not because it is uniquely misguided about its free speech policies, but because the university has, over the last several months, repeatedly abandoned its responsibility to protect ...

Author: 0 Hamas elects former Gaza premier Ismail Haniyeh as new leader

It also sought to distance the organization from the anti-Semitic language of its original charter. It also comes following the unveiling of an updated Hamas charter in which the group eased its stand on Israel and called the establishment of a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 lines with Jerusalem as its capital is a "formula for a national consensus".

Arts&Culture James Gunn hints at Guardians of the Galaxy 3 release date
Author: 0 James Gunn hints at Guardians of the Galaxy 3 release date

Of all the colorful characters who populate James Gunn's two Marvel Studios movies about the Guardians of the Galaxy , the most colorful (in more ways than one) may be Yondu Udonta, the Ravager leader and adopted (sort of) father to Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) who is played by the great Michael Rooker .

Arts&Culture MTV celebrates summer viewing season with Movie & TV Awards
Author: 0 MTV celebrates summer viewing season with Movie & TV Awards

Watson, who won for her role as Belle in " Beauty and the Beast ", said that the non-gender specific award "says something about how we perceive the human experience". In my humble opinion, I think it's completely fine that Jillian Rose Reed made a decision to copy the dress. "It was important that "actress" was entered into the award system binary when it was, because that was the change that needed to happen then, but I think ultimately separate is not equal".

Author: 0 Kings XI Punjab ready for Royal Challengers Bangalore

Chris Gayle was dismissed from the first ball of the match - his leading edge ballooning to cover from the bowling of paceman Umesh Yadav. Maxwell bowled his full quote of four overs in their last game against Delhi and the part-time off-spinner will be tempted to share the spin attack with Axar as tweakers will be key to containing runs against the big-hitting RCB batsmen at Chinnaswamy.

Author: 0 George Shelley's sister tragically dies after auto accident

Despite her fight, it has now been confirmed that the youngster has sadly passed away. Last week, her mother Toni Harris told how Harriet was simply " in the wrong place at the wrong time ", and that the accident was no one's fault. Her brother George found fame on the X Factor with his band Union J in 2012, finishing fourth in the competition. George left the band in 2015 to focus on his broadcasting career, after coming third on I'm A Celebrity ...

Author: 0 FCC chief lays out attack on 'net neutrality' rules

Two years ago, almost 4 million comments were sent to the FCC largely in favor of net neutrality rules. "There's common ground here, and there's room for an agreement here", Pai said. "Chairman Pai has now joined the chorus of Republicans in Washington who have signed onto Donald Trump's corporate attack on our freedoms". The Internet Association, a group representing Facebook Inc FB.O , Inc AMZN.O , Alphabet Inc GOOGL.O and others, met with Pai this month and said "the ...

Author: 0 US, South plotting to kill Kim Jong

North Korea recently uncovered a "hideous terrorists' group" that the National Intelligence Service of South Korea, working with the CIA, had sent into the North on a secret mission to kill Kim with biochemical agents, said a spokesman for the North's Ministry of State Security.

Arts&Culture Over 500 cops to provide security for Justin Bieber concert
Author: 0 Over 500 cops to provide security for Justin Bieber concert

Justin Bieber , who is expected to arrive at the concert in a chopper, will create his music sensation on May 10 in Mumbai. " Justin Bieber's tour rider leaked and it's ridiculous", one fan tweeted after getting a glimpse of Bieber's alleged list of demands, while others slammed the popstar for being "spoiled".

Arts&Culture Rihanna's Met Gala Outfit Is The Internet's Favourite New Joke
Author: 0 Rihanna's Met Gala Outfit Is The Internet's Favourite New Joke

The theme at this year's gala was " Comme des Garcons ", inspired by Asian avant-garde designer Rei Kawakubo . Kate is wearing Tory Burch. The 32-year-old accented the eye-catching number with three massive diamond rings by Lorraine Schwartz and topped off the ensemble with red Tabi boots, climbing the stairs with caution as the lengthy train of her dress trailed behind her.

Arts&Culture Met Gala Fashion Hits And Misses
Author: 0 Met Gala Fashion Hits And Misses

The 21-year-old reality star and model attended the 2017 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY, which honored Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons and its founder, Rei Kawakubo . Kendall Jenner was practically naked in her see-through La Perla dress, and her close friend Bella Hadid wore a sheer and backless bodysuit by Alexander Wang .

Author: 0 Diesel talks about character Groot

After three Fantastic Four movies, "My sweet Aunt Petunia" still elicits shrugs, but "I am Groot" brings smiles to devout fans and comic book neophytes alike. 2 hits theaters May 5 . Addressing the problem on his Facebook , the director wrote: "I don't get very angry over this stuff for a few reasons".