Arts&Culture Check Out THE STAR WARS: LAST JEDI 8-Bit Trailer
Author: 0 Check Out THE STAR WARS: LAST JEDI 8-Bit Trailer

The trailer replaces the sweeping John Williams score with an 8-bit rendering of his music, and sticks to the medium of retro gaming by replacing the actor's voices with text boxes. We are asking Newsarama's readers to rank the eight live-action Star Wars theatrical films from best (#1) to worst (#8) in an open poll. There has been a recent trend online where various people and channels have been giving treatments to popular trailers, and the 8-bit style has become one of the most ...

Author: 0 Guardians Of The Galaxy 2: 1st Weekend Box Office Collections In India

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. It made roughly $124 million in its second weekend internationally, after opening major markets like China, Russia, and Korea.

Author: 0 SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

Early reports have not yet clarified the nature of the object, though Reuters notes that South Korean media reported it to be a ballistic missile. The Japanese government issued a protest to North Korea on Sunday over its latest test-firing of a ballistic missile that morning.

Author: 0 Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers

The president personally defended his summary dismissal of Comey and rejected suggestions it was linked to the Russian Federation investigation. He and his congressional Republican allies have complained about leaks to the press, not about the information itself that warranted FBI and congressional investigations.

Author: 0 G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in wake of attacks

The call was made in a statement issued at end of the two-day summit of G-7 foreign ministers in Bari, Italy today. It said that from January to April this year, there were 7,911 Zika cases, 95.3 per cent down on the same period last year when there were 170,535 cases.

Author: 0 Mnuchin Says US Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

Leaving controversial talks on trade until a G-7 leaders' summit scheduled for later this month, officials instead pushed U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for details on President Donald Trump's tax package, unveiled late last month.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson Wins First Ever Gender-Neutral Acting Award
Author: 0 Emma Watson Wins First Ever Gender-Neutral Acting Award

Emma Watson was given the award for best actor for her role 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".

Arts&Culture Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability
Author: 0 Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Unfortunately, the move didn't last long. She told the committee that she sought to meet with White House officials as "a matter of some urgency" after seeing the intelligence intercepts. It was a petulant act, of course, given the constitutional questions around Trump's ban. 'She had come here, given us a heads up, told us there were materials, and at the same time we did what we should do, ' he said.

Arts&Culture Stephen Colbert says he knows the real reason Trump fired James Comey
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert says he knows the real reason Trump fired James Comey

The result was both longer and more meaningful than I had initially feared it would be - I expected the gang gathering for a post-monologue hug and little else - and yet not even close to long and meaningful enough. "I do not understand why in this country, we try and hold comedians to a standard we do not hold leaders to", Stewart said. It all began when Stewart took over The Daily Show - where Colbert had been working as a correspondent since 1997 - from Craig Kilborn in 1999.

Arts&Culture Trump threatens to cancel briefings; Spicer back at podium
Author: 0 Trump threatens to cancel briefings; Spicer back at podium

Trump should run his White House exclusively via outbound media ( tweets , press releases, readouts, YouTube videos, etc.) and the occasional interview with big-name TV interviewers who are careful not to embarrass him too much. The FBI is investigating any ties between Russians and Mr. Trump's associates, so the timing of Comey's dismissal is raising the eyebrows of Democrats and even some Republicans.

Arts&Culture Stephen Colbert gloats over President Trump attack: 'I won!'
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert gloats over President Trump attack: 'I won!'

The Federal Communications Commission received enough complaints to investigate the incident. Donald Trump sounds really bent out of shape about Stephen Colbert, whose ratings have climbed for withering material about the president. The CBS show averaged 3.06 million viewers last week, which was up 12 percent from the previous week. That put him up 12 percent from the prior week, and gave him his biggest win over Jimmy Fallon since he assumed The Late Show gig back in September 2015.

Arts&Culture Timeless: Season Two Renewal; NBC Reverses Cancellation
Author: 0 Timeless: Season Two Renewal; NBC Reverses Cancellation

Co-creator Eric Kripke exuberantly thanked fans, as well as those involved in the renewal decision. Sources toldThe Hollywood Reporter that Sony TV offered the lion's share of the profits for the show in exchange for another season, believing that their show has a chance to become a long-running franchise.

Author: 0 Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

Trump lashed out at Comey on Friday, tweeting that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" In a speech that painted Trump as a fierce political ally of evangelical Christians, Falwell praised Trump's early accomplishments in office and admonished the news media and academics for their "relentless" attacks on the president.

Author: 0 Here's what to expect from the NEXT Guardians of the Galaxy films

In a twist on a familiar theme, the cast members were asked whether they were anxious about men being objectified, given the movie's prolonged shots of the naked torsos of Pratt, Bautista and Michael Rooker , who plays the interplanetary marauder Yondu.

Author: 0 Snap Inc. loses $2.2B in first quarter as public company

While the figure is up 36% year over year, it's only up 5% sequentially. That could be a plausible explanation for Snapchat's own slow user growth over the Jan-Mar quarter. He emphasized that users were still highly engaged with Snap . Its average revenue per user (ARPU) was $0.90, up by 181% from $0.32 in the same period a year ago.

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Spurs vs

NOTES: Spurs F Kawhi Leonard hopes to return to action Sunday for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals at Golden State. " They murdered us that in first game with rebounds, but that was the first game of the season". The lone remaining member of their old-school trio, 39-year-old Manu Ginobili , pulled off a vintage performance in Game 5 that brought them to this point.

Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware attack: How to protect yourself

The hackers used a technique that locks users' files unless they pay money in bitcoins. The attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, with some canceling all routine procedures. "Both staff and patients were frankly pretty appalled that somebody, whoever they are, for commercial gain or otherwise, would attack a health care organization", he said.

Arts&Culture IPL: Mubai Indians score 172 for 5 against Kolkata Knight Riders
Author: 0 IPL: Mubai Indians score 172 for 5 against Kolkata Knight Riders

The KKR response hit a major speedbump early on when Tim Southee removed explosive West Indian pinch-hitter Sunil Narine for a duck. Although the Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai lost to in-form Kings XI Punjab - who also beat KKR in the latter last's game - on Thursday chasing a mammoth total of 231, it was efforts from Lendl Simmons (59), Parthiv Patel (38), Keiron Pollard (50 not out) and Hardik Pandya (30) that got them within seven runs of the stiff target.

Author: 0 We are not ready for something like the Met Gala

Outrageous fashion choices, bathroom selfies and backstage kissing made sure that Monday night's Met Gala was talk of the town in showbusiness this weekend. Rihanna was no slouch, either, embodying Kawakubo's penchant for dramatic silhouettes in a custom Comme des Garcons floral dress with cutouts and oversized ruffles.

Arts&Culture Baahubali director Rajamouli is God's own child: Rajinikanth
Author: 0 Baahubali director Rajamouli is God's own child: Rajinikanth

The movie has smashed all opening day records by a huge margin. Baahubali 2 is the second film in the two-part franchise. Experts expect the film to mint almost Rs 70 crore today nationwide. It seems that the film would have crossed 100 crores bar at the box office on the very first day. "It is going housefull and we have advance booking till Tuesday", Manoj Desai, Executive Director of Gaiety, Galaxy and Maratha Mandir cinema said.

Author: 0 Acting FBI Head Undercuts White House Claims on Comey, Probe

Mr Trump told reporters on Wednesday that Mr Comey "wasn't doing a good job", while White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president had "been considering letting Director Comey go since the day he was elected". "I can tell you that I hold Director Comey in the absolute highest regard, I have the highest respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity, and it has been the greatest privilege and honor of my professional life to work with him".

Arts&Culture Mourinho confirms Romero to start over De Gea in Europa League final
Author: 0 Mourinho confirms Romero to start over De Gea in Europa League final

Manchester United want to win the Europa League for their injured teammates and the suspended Eric Bailly and, Matteo Darmian has said . This seasonAjax come into the final as the Eredevise's form club. Dutch global and club captain Davy Klaassen has 19 to his name while Bertrand Traore, on loan from Chelsea, has chipped in with 13. The Argentina goalkeeper has played 11 of the 14 Europa League matches this season but remains back-up to the outstanding de Gea , naturally leading to ...

Arts&Culture Riverdale: Jason's killer is revealed in 'Anatomy of a Murder'
Author: 0 Riverdale: Jason's killer is revealed in 'Anatomy of a Murder'

Betty is exhausted of her family acting as if nothing has happened and confronts her mother. However, when JJJ watched the promo for the episode - something Betty says has us starting to wonder - is Sabrina Spellman actually coming to Riverdale sooner than planned? When it comes to the other Lodge woman, Hermione seems more unscrupulous with each passing week under the guise of protecting Veronica, even as her actions continue to disgrace their family's already not-great name.

Author: 0 Charlie Hunnam inspired by UFC champ Conor McGregor for King Arthur role

The legend of Arthur is born as he pulls the Excalibur sword out of the stone, and all you may be wondering about is whether that is David Beckham in the background trying to look and sound ugly as the bad king's bad soldier. "I mean, for an actor, the greatest moments of our lives is when we get the call telling us that we got a role that we really wanted". Guy replied: "You might have to get Semitic roots, which I'm sure you could find if you dig deep enough".

Arts&Culture Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties
Author: 0 Prince Philip stepping down from royal duties

The prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, and who has been by his wife's side throughout her 65 years on the throne, had decided he would cease public duties from autumn, the palace said in a statement. Prime Minister Theresa May offered him the whole country's "deepest gratitude and good wishes". Do you think the Queen will step down from royal duties soon? The prince was ill during the holiday period while the queen, who is 91, was not seen in public for almost a month after missing ...

Arts&Culture Star Wars fans celebrate May 4th
Author: 0 Star Wars fans celebrate May 4th

This was mentioned by author Alan Arnold when he was chronicling the making of 1980 film, " The Empire Strikes Back ". You didn't actually think that we'd forget today was May 4th did you? The party started early when Warwick Davis , 47, one of the stars of Return of the Jedi shared an epic #ThrowBackThursday shot of him as a child with his old Star Wars toys.

Author: 0 B.C.'s absentee ballots likely to solidify a minority government: economist

Even after it was corrected, the claim raced through social media for days, fuelled by the fury of NDP supporters at the thought of the Greens propping up Clark. Hitting back at US plans to implement duties on Canadian softwood lumber, a key export for British Columbia, Clark said the Liberals would add a carbon levy on thermal coal exports from the province that would make them uneconomic.

Arts&Culture 'Handmaid' wins 2nd season as Hulu unveils live-TV option
Author: 0 'Handmaid' wins 2nd season as Hulu unveils live-TV option

The first three episodes of the show - which stars Elisabeth Olsen as the title character - premiered April 26, and three more episodes become available every week. "And because she has to rely on somebody else, it's going to be at that person's expense". When she is sent to the doctor for a check-up the doctor seems kind, and offers her words of comfort - only to ask if she would like him to have sex with her saying, "It will only take a few minutes honey".

Arts&Culture Guess How Much Pippa Middleton's Wedding Will Cost?
Author: 0 Guess How Much Pippa Middleton's Wedding Will Cost?

Prince Harry will also attend the wedding. Pippa Middleton is definitely in wedding shape! Prince William's brother, Prince Harry , also scored an invite, and while it was originally reported that Prince Harry's girlfriend, Meghan Markle, would be banned from the wedding, and that Middleton had instated the "no ring no bring" rule, more recent reports have said there's a good chance Markle will be able to attend the reception.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer literally hid in the bushes to avoid press last night

The latest Spicer meme insane started after the Washington Post reported the secretary and his staff "stood among bushes" while being questioned about President Trump firing former FBI Director James Comey. There was some talk as Trump took office that his administration would do things differently and cut back on press access. On Thursday, however, Trump sat down for an interview with NBC's Lester Holt and claimed it was his idea to fire Comey.

Arts&Culture Jason Bateman signs on for 'Arrested Development' return
Author: 0 Jason Bateman signs on for 'Arrested Development' return

Though producers have been working to procure deals with the main cast of the show for some time, Season 5 has yet to receive an official greenlight from Netflix. The series never achieved significant broadcast ratings, but garnered widespread critical acclaim. "I think it's prophetic that Jason Bateman handed me the award tonight and said, 'Come on up, Dad'".

Arts&Culture MTV Awards go gender-neutral
Author: 0 MTV Awards go gender-neutral

But those Also nominated for best kiss this year were such duos: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for "La La Land", and Emma Watson and Dan Stevens for " Beauty and the Beast ". The show about a group of small-town kids dealing with interdimensional monsters, supernatural powers, and bullies took home the MTV award for Show of the Year , while 13-year-old actress Millie Bobby Brown won the gender-neutral award for Best Actor in a Show .

Author: 0 At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack

The ransomware, called "WannaCry", locks down all the files on an infected computer and demands the administrator pay to regain control of them. In a statement on Friday, the organisation said the attack, believed to be caused by a malware virus, was not specifically targeted at the NHS.

Arts&Culture Kendall Jenner jumps at the chance to be sexual on photoshoots
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner jumps at the chance to be sexual on photoshoots

As for Bella , well, she's single and loving it, and doesn't seem to bothered about The Weeknd dating Selena Gomez anymore. The photos of the 21-year-old Jenner and 20-year-old Hadid went up just a day after the pair revealed that their friendship didn't begin with their reality TV and super modeling fame - but dates back to high school .

Author: 0 Gunman kills OH police chief, two nursing home workers

Disario had only taken over the job about three weeks ago, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp told reporters on Friday afternoon. Gov. John Kasich called on government buildings to fly their flags at half-mast in honor of the victims. Authorities say a gunman has fatally shot the police chief of an OH village and two nursing home employees. Police found some of the home s 23 residents hiding in the building, Thorp said.

Author: 0 Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

White House briefings and press conferences provide substantive and symbolic opportunities for journalists to pose questions to officials at the highest levels of the USA government, he said. "Will he be tomorrow?" He then defended Mr Trump's idea to get rid of the briefings. "Will he be there tomorrow?" Spicer made headlines after an odd report that Spicer "hid in" - correction - huddled among a clump of bushes with his staff, after President Donald fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday.

Arts&Culture Hunnam keen to join 'Game Of Thrones'
Author: 0 Hunnam keen to join 'Game Of Thrones'

TV show) Sons of Anarchy and lost a lot of weight and it was a bit of a stumbling block to me getting the role because Guy had wanted a formidable Arthur ". "It was just a s-- situation", said wiry lion prince. Guy replied: "You might have to get Semitic roots, which I'm sure you could find if you dig deep enough".

Author: 0 'Guardians' grabs massive box office, top spot in N.America

The superhero film, starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana , and Vin Diesel , has earned $145 million (£111.7 million) to take the number one spot. "Guardians of the Galaxy" Vol. 2 coverage, peruse the links below. The second biggest earner, Fate and the Furious , may now be in first gear, but is far from exhausted; a weekend total of $8.5 million domestically and $30.1 million internationally helps to nudge its worldwide total to $1.158 billion.

Arts&Culture The Founder Of Mother's Day Ended Up Hating It
Author: 0 The Founder Of Mother's Day Ended Up Hating It

Mothers Day is celebrated mainly in India, Canada, U.S.A, Australia and some other countries. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday's commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove it from the calendar. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother's Day as a national observance. Her version of the day involved wearing a white carnation as a badge and visiting one's mother or attending church services.

Author: 0 'Garden Spicer' sign lets you put Sean Spicer cutout in your garden

Navy Reserve commitment at the Pentagon. Inspired by Sean Spicer's truly freaky method of avoiding questioning following the firing of FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, Facebook user Lisa Kadonaga created "Garden Spicer", a lawn ornament that makes it look like the White House Press Secretary is hiding in your bushes.

Author: 0 GOP senator: Questions 'ought to be raised' over Comey firing

October 12, 2016 - Trump promises to investigate FBI's investigation into Clinton's e-mail usage: "And furthermore we are going to investigate this phony investigation". However, both the Department of Justice and the acting head of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, have denied that Comey had made such a request. Trump replied, "Because he told me that".