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Arts&Culture With new album, Kendrick Lamar emerges as artist of the year
Author: 0 With new album, Kendrick Lamar emerges as artist of the year

Dot ran into law enforcement in California. The Compton-born MC's previously released batch of tour dates did not include a Minnesota stop. TOUR to the Twin Cities later this summer. He came twice in 2012, once as a headliner of a smaller tour circuit at the Midland and again as the opener for Drake's The Club Paradise tour. Kendrick Lamar is coming to Sacramento, and we can say that with confidence this time.

Arts&Culture Happy Mother's Day to all
Author: 0 Happy Mother's Day to all

And although all the days are special for all the mothers , on this day, you can make her feel more loved by surprising her with some gifts. She loves to do crafts, such as crocheting or quilting. I could nearly always find my mom by the aviary (large indoor area) watching birds. Being a mother is the toughest job in the world and you performed this job with all perfection and affection, thanks for shaping up my life mommy.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy's Spicer, Baldwin's Trump get spicy on 'SNL'

Aidy Bryant begins the sketch as Sarah Huckabee Sanders - daughter of Mike Huckabee and a "big Southern hamburger" mother -and she is filling in as press secretary. She eventually finds Trump , played by Alec Baldwin, at a New Jersey golf course. It didn't take long for Spicer to emerge from the bushes outside, however, and seize control of the briefing.

Arts&Culture 'The Little Mermaid Live!' Is Coming To ABC & We're Confused
Author: 0 'The Little Mermaid Live!' Is Coming To ABC & We're Confused

After the success of The Wiz! and Grease , ABC has made a decision to get into the live musical game, and they are going to bring back The Wonderful World of Disney to do it. The news comes on the heels of Fox announcing live productions of "Rent" and "A Christmas Story ". The beloved Disney movie will get a live musical makeover - but unlike the Broadway version of the show (and the two movie remakes now in production), it won't be a full adaptation to live action.

Author: 0 Labour climbs to highest poll rating since start of election campaign

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the USA election system. In a speech outlining his stance on foreign policy, the Labour leader accused the government of "pandering to an erratic administration". Labour has experienced a slight resurgence and was up two per cent this week, but still sits comfortably behind with 30% intending to vote for Jeremy Corbyn's party.

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra's Quantico renewed for a short season three
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra's Quantico renewed for a short season three

As of now, no new showrunner has been appointed but, it feels that ABC chose to go for the change amid falling ratings. "My deal on the show was two years only and it's up", he told THR . The show's creator and executive producer Josh Safran will be stepping down from his role as showrunner, though he will remain a consultant. Following the grand premiere of Baywatch in Miami, Priyanka Chopra used her free time soaking up in the sun, sea and sand.

Arts&Culture Mother's Day and golf are linked
Author: 0 Mother's Day and golf are linked

Raveena Tandon: To my ma. We can find our own way to recognize the mothers or mother figures in our lives. An American, Anna Marie Jarvis is credited as being the founder of Mother's Day . But more than anything, she taught me to be kind and loving, to respect my elders, to pray and worship God, to reach out to those who had less than we did, to be a good friend.

Arts&Culture Her Universe Releases Wonder Woman Fashion Collab With Hot Topic
Author: 0 Her Universe Releases Wonder Woman Fashion Collab With Hot Topic

More than 2,000 comic retailers, bookstores, libraries and other partners around the world will host " Wonder Woman Day" activations, including distributing free copies of two special edition issues. And finally , DC will kick off a sale on Wonder Woman digital comics beginning on May 30. Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. The news that the studio spent more money marketing Wonder Woman than Suicide Squad puzzled many as the latter saturated TV and internet ads before ...

Arts&Culture Justin Bieber spotted at Mumbai airport, leaving India
Author: 0 Justin Bieber spotted at Mumbai airport, leaving India

Actress Sonali Bendre is trending for tweeting that she "missed the efficiency of Wizcraft" and hashtagging her post #wasteoftime - Ms Bendre attended the concert with her son, 11-year-old Ranveer. Bipasha Basu and her husband Karan Singh Grover arrived late and then left because of parking problems - organisers apparently failed to provide them with a VIP vehicle pass.

Arts&Culture 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' easily dominates the box office
Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' easily dominates the box office

Still, it falls far below The Avengers' $207.4 million debut in 2012, Avengers: Age of Ultron's $191.2 million mark in 2015 and last year's Captain America: Civil War debut of $179.1 million. Although the film is falling quite a distance behind Furious 7 at the domestic box office, it has performed with stellar returns overseas. In March, the mouse house's Beauty and the Beast live action adaptation began its box office run with $174.7 million and eventually grossed $1 billion ...

Arts&Culture King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Fails to Conquer the Box Office
Author: 0 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Fails to Conquer the Box Office

I haven't seen King Arthur , but if there's not a scene with a peasant talking down to the King and Hunnam responding with, "Who the fuck is this guy? " then I'll consider the entire movie a disappointment. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Fox spent a relatively modest $42 million to make the R-rated movie, but was certainly hoping for more, considering Schumer's Trainwreck debuted to $30 million in summer 2015.

Author: 0 Prince Philip to step down from public duties

The palace said the Duke would continue heading numerous charitable organizations although he "will no longer play an active role by attending engagements". In 1986, he famously warned a group of British students in China not to stay in the country for too long lest they "come home slitty-eyed". Despite suffering from heart disease and other ailments in recent years, he has maintained a vigorous public schedule.

Author: 0 'Spicy's back!': 'SNL' has McCarthy's Spicer meet with Baldwin's Trump

The Post initially described the scenario as Spicer standing "in the bushes" but later issued a clarification stating he was "among the bushes". "It was very quiet at first, and I'm thinking, 'The audience is already turning before they even know what's going on.' There was this weird, great delay, and first people figure out it's Spicer and then they figure out it's me".

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy reprises role as Sean Spicer on "SNL"

And when reports surfaced last week of Spicer meeting with reporters , at night, in the shadows among the bushes outside the White House, inspiration struck Lisa Kadonaga. In the cold open , Alec Baldwin returned as President Trump in a take on a NBC Nightly News interview with Michael Che as host Lester Holt. As for concerns with "this whole Russian Federation thing", the president's hands are clean, per Spicer: "How do we know?" McCarthy's Spicer - enraged over his apparent ...

Arts&Culture Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy
Author: 0 Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy

Kushner has promised to recuse himself from any administration decisions about the future of the program, a spokesman said . The system allows for foreign investors who give enough money to a qualifying U.S. Plan to create or preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified USA workers. It's a nifty "globalist" arrangement. We can connect the dots and the Chinese can, too.

Author: 0 Battle of the Sexes Trailer with Emma Stone & Steve Carell Arrives

So he pushed his gender-wars schtick to new heights by challenging Billie Jean King (Stone) later that year. As a result, she's the spitting image of IRL King. Today, Fox Searchlight Pictures has released this first trailer for the upcoming film BATTLE OF THE SEXES . In a nutshell, Battle of the Sexes shines the spotlight on something much greater than just a tennis match, but rather issues our society, sadly, still struggles with today almost 44 years later.

Arts&Culture Miley Cyrus is still sober but still rolling joints for friends
Author: 0 Miley Cyrus is still sober but still rolling joints for friends

Cyrus was also asked about possibly playing Madonna in the upcoming unauthorized biopic, Blond Ambition , and said that while she couldn't turn down an offer from Madonna herself, she actually has someone else in mind for the role. "That's when I started doing my whole VMA controversy", she noted. Miley recently sat down for an interview with SiriusXM's Hits 1 where she dished about her relationship with Liam Hemsworth and what went wrong the first time around.

Arts&Culture Cinema: Sorrentino working on New Pope series for Sky
Author: 0 Cinema: Sorrentino working on New Pope series for Sky

Sounds like Law and co. will only be getting the one "limited" series, as Sorrentino is already at work on The New Pope . In The Young Pope, Jude played the first American Pope who turned the Vatican upside down. However, the new series is a long way off yet, with filming beginning in late 2018 in Italy. FremantleMedia International (FMI) will sell the series globally.

Arts&Culture Dwayne Johnson Wants Armie Hammer to Play Shazam in the DCEU
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson Wants Armie Hammer to Play Shazam in the DCEU

When asked if fans can expect Black Adam to go toe-to-toe with Superman, Johnson playfully remarked: "One fine day, that's coming, that's in the cards". The Rock tends to get a lot of creative control over whatever project he's involved in, so if he thinks Hammer would be a ideal fit for Shazam , then you can bet that the studio's listening closely.

Author: 0 China to hold next Belt and Road forum in 2019

Addressing the media on the second and last day of the forum meeting, Xi said 68 countries have signed the agreement of cooperation. They had gathered in the Chinese capital on Sunday and Monday to discuss Mr Xi's mega project aimed at reviving two ancient trade routes via land and sea.

Author: 0 Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA)

Guggenheim reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $35.00 price objective (up from $34.00) on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. on 05/10/2017 reported its EPS as $0.54 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.48. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) has risen 13.90% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending.

Arts&Culture Abby Wambach marries Christian blogger Glennon Doyle Melton
Author: 0 Abby Wambach marries Christian blogger Glennon Doyle Melton

The former World Cup soccer star took to Instagram on Monday (May 15) to announce that she is now married to the Christian mom blogger. The couple reportedly tied the knot on Sunday May 14th. Somehow she is still widely referred to as a "Christian mommy blogger", but we're focusing on the happy news today, so I'll choose to sidestep the implications of that wildly narrow label.

Arts&Culture Jimmy Kimmel Set to Return as Host for 90th Oscars
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel Set to Return as Host for 90th Oscars

Despite the debacle, Kimmel has been invited back to host the 2018 ceremony. "And Jimmy proved, from his opening monologue all the way through a finale we could never have imagined, that he is one of our finest hosts in Oscar history". Certainly, the network would be eager to get one of its own TV personalities on the Oscars (we'll set everything on fire if it's ever Ryan Seacrest, who just joined Live with Kelly ).

Arts&Culture South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

Xi told Moon China had always upheld the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which were in everyone's interests, according to a state television report. Moon also asked Seoul and Moscow to boost their energy cooperation while jointly developing Russia's far east Siberian region and the Arctic region bordered by Russian Federation for new shipping routes.

Arts&Culture Senate Panel Investigates Russian Interference
Author: 0 Senate Panel Investigates Russian Interference

During the hearing, Yates said that she attempted to warn the administration about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned only a few weeks into his tenure after admitting he had misled the White House about his communications with Russia's American ambassador.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer portrait in a bush trending

We have to say, we hope IRL Spicer's job really is safe-anything else would mean less McCarthy on our televisions, and that would be a travesty. It led to the cross-country trip that saw McCarthy riding Spicer's podium through the streets of NY this week, eventually ending with the return of Alec Baldwin's Trump-where the two share a few special words and get, well, pretty close.

Author: 0 New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

Moon's foreign policy adviser met with Trump's national security advisers in Seoul on Tuesday and agreed to the meeting, Yonhap News Agency said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday picked special envoys to be dispatched to China, the United States , Russia , Japan and the European Union .

Arts&Culture 'Scandal' to end after Season 7
Author: 0 'Scandal' to end after Season 7

The Shonda Rhimes-created drama followed the on-again, off-again relationship between Pope (Kerry Washington) and President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) since its 2012 premiere. When the show started, Washington was the first black female actress to lead a network drama in nearly 40 years. ABC reports that Scandal quickly emerged as the #1 show in its Thursday time slot across all key Women demographics proving that inclusion in television was long overdue.

Arts&Culture 'Will You Perry Me?' with Katy Perry
Author: 0 'Will You Perry Me?' with Katy Perry

So I took October to June off. So I took October to June off and I started writing a record past year and wrote over 40 songs. Katy Perry made quite the entrance as one of the co-hosts for the 2017 Met Gala earlier this month. It's just like a nozzle that you can like... well, that you can put around you... anyways... "But, they didn't say anything about constructive criticism, and I am good at that".

Arts&Culture Former US Ambassador To Russia Calls Trump Intel Spill Report A 'Disaster'
Author: 0 Former US Ambassador To Russia Calls Trump Intel Spill Report A 'Disaster'

The reporter who broke the story on President Donald Trump's classified intelligence reveal told CNN Monday that the White House is "playing word games" with its statements of denial to "try to blunt the impact" of the story. But he cautioned: "Let's wait and see what this was all about first". The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly, would not say which country's intelligence was divulged.

Arts&Culture Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump
Author: 0 Spicer Calls Sally Yates a 'Political Opponent' of Trump

Gen. Michael Flynn . ".So this hearing indicated that the Trump White House protected a national security adviser who lied and who could be compromised by Moscow, that Trump can no longer cite Clapper to claim there was no collusion, and that USA intelligence had sensitive information on interactions between Trump associates and possible Russian agents as early as late 2015".

Author: 0 'King Arthur' flops, 'Guardians 2' still rules at box office

It generated a 27 percent Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes primarily for a muddled storyline. Snatched placed No. 2 behind Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. The film received a "B+" CinemaScore from opening day audiences of which 59% were male vs. 41% female and of the overall audience, 56% were under the age of 35.

Arts&Culture Rosario Dawson's Cousin Dies After Actress Finds Her Unresponsive
Author: 0 Rosario Dawson's Cousin Dies After Actress Finds Her Unresponsive

Paramedics rushed to the scene and transported Vanez, but ultimately they could not resuscitate her. Vasquez , who worked for the 38-year-old, had recently been suffering from migraines and hypertension. The Post reported this week that Dawson's family members are eyeing to buy low-income apartments in a newly renovated East Village building as part of a city program that converts derelict housing into affordable co-ops.

Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra's 'Quantico' renewed for short season three

Safran will remain with the show as a consultant. Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has wrapped the second season of Quantico , says she is excited about the third season of the American drama series. Season-to-date, the sophomore season of Quantico is averaging 2.8 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating. All told, Chopra's global appeal, a shift to focus on politics (and President Donald Trump) and a Netflix streaming deal helped Quantico score a third-season pickup.

Arts&Culture Miss USA under fire, calls health care a privilege, now retracts statement
Author: 0 Miss USA under fire, calls health care a privilege, now retracts statement

Last year's pageant victor was from D.C.as well. During the pageant Sunday, McCullough was asked, "Do you think affordable health care for all US citizens is a right or a privilege, and why?" If McCullough ever wants a job in media, Fox and Friends had nothing but praise for the new Miss USA on Monday's program, with author Kristen Tate praising her as "such a good role model for young women today" in an interview with the hosts.

Author: 0 Cannes nix Netflix pics from Palme D'Or

While not yet allowed to talk about the specifics, Bong said " Okja " will allow the viewers to ponder about how one views animals. The film has been bought by Netflix , which is planning to give it a USA theatrical release. The sci-fi film was produced by three Hollywood studios - Plan B, Lewis Pictures and Kate Street Picture Company - while the USA video streaming service Netflix covered the film's entire budget of US$50 million.

Author: 0 Highlights from AP interview with Brad Pitt

According to divorce papers, Hollywood's golden couple broke up just five days before the actress filed for legal separation. Pitt was blindsided by the divorce filing, which, Jolie claimed in a statement, was done "for the health of the family".

Arts&Culture Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial
Author: 0 Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial

Cosby's 30 minutes interview came just a few hours after his daughters Erinn and Ensa released audio recordings exclusively to Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club defending their father. See the latest on Cosby's trial with The Wendy Williams Show , above. The interview was an unusual one for Cosby who has rarely addressed the accusations made by more than 50 women, many of whom say that he drugged and sexually assaulted them.

Arts&Culture Jennifer Ehle and Cate Blanchett among nominees at Tony Awards
Author: 0 Jennifer Ehle and Cate Blanchett among nominees at Tony Awards

The Tony Awards will be presented June 11 at Radio City Music Hall in NY. "It's everything that we could have wished for and more, it's so incredible". Westport-raised composer/lyricist Justin Paul and his collaborator, Benj Pasek , were nominated for their musical " Dear Evan Hansen ", which received nine Tony nominations overall.

Arts&Culture Woman repeatedly rammed into tree, killed in Morgan Park
Author: 0 Woman repeatedly rammed into tree, killed in Morgan Park

He said the altercation escalated from a Facebook argument. Police spotted the Stapleton driving the damaged Jeep about two miles away, in the 100 block of West 115th Street moments later, and could see tree bark on the crushed front end and a crack in the windshield where Lewis' head had struck the vehicle, Santini said.

Arts&Culture Chanel takes a hit for selling $1325 boomerang
Author: 0 Chanel takes a hit for selling $1325 boomerang

Over 86,000 people liked his photo of the inexplicable luxury item on Instagram , where there was a heated debate about Chanel's appropriation of Indigenous Australian culture. Since then cheap imitations have flooded the market, but there has been a recent push to better protect local creators. Matthew Rimmer , an intellectual property expert at the Queensland University of Technology, said Chanel should apologise and compensate the Aboriginal community.

Arts&Culture Freeman hits 3-run HR, Braves beat Blue Jays 10
Author: 0 Freeman hits 3-run HR, Braves beat Blue Jays 10

Mike Bolsinger (0-1, 3.16 ERA) is set to make his second start for Blue Jays Monday. The 43-year-old walked two and struck out one, and his ERA fell from 7.22 to 6.80. Tyler Flowers led off with a single and was forced at second on a grounder to third by Garcia. Bolsinger hit Brandon Phillips - the first of three batters hit by a Bolsinger pitch in the first four innings - on an 0-2 count.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer reaches a breaking point on Saturday Night Live

It led to the cross-country trip that saw McCarthy riding Spicer's podium through the streets of NY this week, eventually ending with the return of Alec Baldwin's Trump-where the two share a few special words and get, well, pretty close. " Some people have called me a serial tapist - when you're President they let you do that". "Because he TOLD us so!" "Nothing's going to stop me because I have the Republicans in the palm of my hand".