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Arts&Culture Who Will Win The Oscars?
Author: 0 Who Will Win The Oscars?

Ultimately, 40 percent of the 800 people surveyed said actually seeing any of the Best Picture nominees had no bearing on their decision to watch the Oscars. At 16 years old and voice of the Moana in the movie, Cravalho will also be performing at the Oscars for the first time . "When Polanski got the Oscar for The Pianist , nobody predicted he was going to win".

Arts&Culture 'Encouraging Initial Successes' for Western Mosul, DoD Official Says
Author: 0 'Encouraging Initial Successes' for Western Mosul, DoD Official Says

Iraqi forces, who drove Islamic militants out of eastern Mosul last month, battled suicide vehicle bombs and bobby-trapped drones Friday near the Tigris river in a bid to rout fighters from the western half of Iraqi's second largest city. The streets are older and narrower in the sector of the city that stretches west from the Tigris River that divides Mosul into its eastern and western halves.

Arts&Culture White House bars several media outlets from press conference
Author: 0 White House bars several media outlets from press conference

President of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA), Jeff Mason, said his organisation planned to protest against the ban. Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer , who served under President George W. Several news organizations were allowed in, including the conservative website Breitbart News . Off the list were some of Trump's favorite targets, including The New York Times and CNN .

Author: 0 Oscar best actor race is a tale of two opposites

In an interview with People Magazine, the host shared what you can expect from the night as well as sharing a few jokes on his good friend, actor Matt Damon. And production design and costumes are also hard to call. "If it wins one, it gets nine". The award show often runs late, so feel free to get comfy and watch the show in your pajamas.

Arts&Culture Beyonce Shows Support for Transgender Students Following Trump's Executive Order
Author: 0 Beyonce Shows Support for Transgender Students Following Trump's Executive Order

On Wednesday afternoon Beyoncé posted on Facebook after being missing in action on social media in a couple weeks. GLSEN is the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network , and its "100 Days of Kindness" campaign invites LGBTQ allies to post supportive messages on social media that will "form a brick in a virtual wall of kindness" on GLSEN's webpage.

Arts&Culture A look at the Sunday's Academy Awards
Author: 0 A look at the Sunday's Academy Awards

If you're in a movie mood, but want something newer: This week's biggest Netflix original is I don't feel at home in this world anymore , a film directed by Macon Blair, the star of excellent (and streaming) thrillers Blue Ruin and Green Room .

Arts&Culture Rob Zombie Back For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'
Author: 0 Rob Zombie Back For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'

Rob Zombie and Gunn have confirmed that Gunn will be providing some voice work for the space-set Marvel sequel, though we don't actually know which character he'll be playing. 2 . Plus, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 premiered a new action-packed trailer during the Super Bowl, and just from the minute-long video, it promises to be just as amusing as the 2014 film.

Arts&Culture Tracy Morgan bringing new stand-up comedy to Netflix
Author: 0 Tracy Morgan bringing new stand-up comedy to Netflix

Be on the lookout for a new teaser trailer in the next few weeks. "Tracy Morgan's " Staying Alive " finds the comedy icon exploring his fresh take on life, career and mortality in the wake of surviving a devastating near-fatal traffic collision in 2014".

Author: 0 Patrick Stewart left MORTIFIED after revealing circumcision confusion with wife

All my life my mother has told me it was fashionable at the time'". However things quickly took a more honest turn as the actor added: 'I wanted to say thank you to you all these years. Hugh takes on the lead in the final instalment of the Wolverine film franchise called simply Logan. Sir Patrick , who married wife Sunny Ozell in 2013 and was previously married twice before then, did not reveal when he learned of his lack of circumcision.

Author: 0 Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co. now owns 15,808 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the last quarter. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Ares Capital Corporation invests primarily in first and second lien senior loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component, and, to a lesser extent, in equity ...

Arts&Culture Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel's mind
Author: 0 Politics, performance issues are on host Jimmy Kimmel's mind

Kimmel, 49, often spends as many as 70 hours per week working on his late-night program, with the host's obligations including re-writing his monologue and exhaustively researching the stars he brings on the show, according to Variety . The joke went on for over a year and finally Jimmy was invited on the show in 2006 Live! So who could take his spot? Or, as Pop Sugar put it, "Ryan Murphy's Next Season of Feud Should Be About Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel ".

Author: 0 George Clooney claims he doesn't know twins' gender yet

Dressed in a figure hugging white dress with feather detail, Amal looked happy and radiant as her blossoming baby bump was proudly on display. As previously reported, the Money Moster star has been super protective over his lady throughout her pregnancy! "We are very happy, very excited, but also a bit nervous, it's normal", he said .

Arts&Culture Spotify Adds 3 New Original Podcasts on Music and Pop Culture
Author: 0 Spotify Adds 3 New Original Podcasts on Music and Pop Culture

Touching on issues of race, mental illness, the development of a new art form and the price of success, this podcast, hosted by Reggie Ossé unpacks his story in a way that's relatable to all music fans. As more and more music streaming services arrive, the challenge to offer a unique platform becomes more and more hard. The podcasts will feature discussions about musical moments on TV, daily interviews with people in the creative industry, and the life of music industry exec Chris Lighty.

Author: 0 Foo Fighters Announce Glastonbury Headline Set With Intimate Gig

Watch the livestream below. C'mon, Dave Grohl, you know what to do. Glastonbury also confirmed that the set will take place on June 24. The only now confirmed headliner for this year's festival is Radiohead , with Ed Sheeran also strongly rumoured.

Arts&Culture 'The Discovery' Unveils a New Trailer and Poster
Author: 0 'The Discovery' Unveils a New Trailer and Poster

Netflix announced the release date for their new original film The Discovery in a new trailer for the film shared on the official Netflix YouTube Channel. Harper, a scientist whose verification of the afterlife, or a "new plane of existence" changes the way people think about death. The Discovery was directed by Charlie McDowell ( The One I Love , Silicon Valley ).

Author: 0 Cheryl Cole Debut Baby Bump In Photo Shoot

The Daily Mail cover features Cheryl Cole's baby bump, although the timing is curious as she is said to be expecting in February 2017. Cheryl and Payne met on the set of "The X Factor" Britain in 2008 after he auditioned for the competition series.

Author: 0 John Mayer adds summer concerts to world tour

The show will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m., the day before the 2017 New York State Fair opens for the summer. Each concert on the tour will be comprised of a full band, Mayer's trio and his solo, acoustic act, as well as four brand new songs.

Author: 0 Some Star Wars: The Last Jedi Scenes Shot in IMAX

However, there are rumors spreading that Carrie Fisher may be cut from the upcoming "Star Wars: The Last Jedi". R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 are all represented. The new scenes have allowed the team to have several options for the final editing and to offer a quality product to fans and this is certainly what the director of Star Wars The Last Jedi , Rian Johnson , is looking for.

Author: 0 Gronk doesn't think fans would welcome Goodell back to Foxborough

Naturally, Gronkowski was asked about QB Tom Brady and commissioner Roger Goodell. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says there is " no doubt " he will be ready for the start of the 2017 season despite undergoing the third back surgery of his career.

Author: 0 How to Stream Future's Second New Album in a Week, 'HNDRXX'

Frankly, I wouldn't be that surprised if he's got a third album in the works for next Friday. "I believe HNDRXX is more personal", he said, before referencing his 2014 sophomore effort. The "Low Life" rapper has four children with four different women, including two-year-old Future Jr. with ex-fiancee Ciara and admitted his responsibilities as a father is making his reassess his working schedule.

Arts&Culture 'Castlevania' Series On Netflix Poster Art Revealed
Author: 0 'Castlevania' Series On Netflix Poster Art Revealed

The first part of Castlevania's first season will air at some point in 2017, according to Netflix. "This is going to be the best f-cking video game adaptation we've had to date". It would also fall under the same studio as Adventure Time , which is a match made in heaven, and a freaky crossover waiting to happen. An old Facebook post from Shankar also suggests that it could be a "super violent" and "satirical" take on the vampire sub-genre.

Author: 0 Ward, Real Estate Headlining SXSW 'Twin Peaks Lodge' Event

Showtime is celebrated "Twin Peaks Day" be releasing two posters to promote the upcoming Twin Peaks limited event series. Both bear the tagline "It Is Happening Again", which feels appropriately mysterious and sinister. The new series will span 18 parts and the first two parts will air back-to-back on Sunday, May 21 at 9pm. David Lynch's Twin Peaks is relocating to Austin.

Arts&Culture Mourinho unhappy with revised FA Cup scheduling
Author: 0 Mourinho unhappy with revised FA Cup scheduling

I think it's important and I can understand of course all the good atmosphere around the team and the fans. The Portuguese coach was also frustrated by the fact that the Europa League dates have been arranged prior to discovering who their next opponents are.

Author: 0 Fake news? Majority of Americans trust the media more than Donald Trump

Asked who they trust more, 52 percent said the media and 37 percent said Trump. Further, the Politico poll showed Trump's approval rating increasing over the past week to 49%. An even greater number, 60%, reported President Trump does not share their values. In Fox's poll, white voters trust Trump more than the media by a net of 20 points, 54/34, while white college grads are evenly divided at 44/45.

Arts&Culture Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay
Author: 0 Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

In an attempt to narrow down our prediction, we rounded up gray gowns that the actress has worn through the years, as well as a similar piece from Chanel's aforementioned couture collection. At the Golden Globes in January, she was awarded with the highly revered Cecil B. DeMille Award and delivered a passionate and poignant acceptance speech where she took aim at president Donald Trump and called for empathy and action in the current political climate.

Arts&Culture Matthew Broderick cast in upcoming 'Katrina: American Crime Story'
Author: 0 Matthew Broderick cast in upcoming 'Katrina: American Crime Story'

OK, let's backtrack: The upcomingAmerican Crime Story miniseries is set to focus on the devastation laid out by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, with each episode tackling specific events. Kathleen Blanco. The production, which will air in 2018 on FX, is set to begin filming in Louisiana later this year. The first season won 9 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Vance, and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or ...

Arts&Culture Should We Be Body-Shaming Ayesha Takia For Changed Lips?
Author: 0 Should We Be Body-Shaming Ayesha Takia For Changed Lips?

Looks like she has gone under the knife and undergone plastic surgery which has completely deformed her into an unrecognizable woman. In fact, the pictures of her new look has gone viral on social media. And Twitter has been speculating about whether she's had plastic surgery or not. Not that we are calling her new looks a blunder, however we remain unsure if she has developed this new feature to make a comeback in the industry.

Arts&Culture Eminem confirmed to headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2017
Author: 0 Eminem confirmed to headline Reading and Leeds Festival 2017

Muse, Eminem and Kasbian are the 2017 headliners. He is the third headliner confirmed for this year's festival, joining rock bands Kasabian and Muse at the top of the bill. Other acts announced today include Migos, HAIM, Blossoms, You Me At Six, Halsey, Billy Talent and up-and-coming singer-songwriter Tom Grennan. However, that initial batch of artists that was announced back in December drew criticism from some quarters, as many pointed out that of the 57 artists, only one included even ...

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran drops Stormzy and Major Lazer remix of Shape Of You

Stormzy joind Ed on stage for a special rendition of Shape Of You , and it was EPIC. Ed Sheeran performing on stage at the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London. Ed Sheeran has dropped the full remix of his song Shape Of You with Stormzy and Major Lazer. Sheeran later announced on Twitter that the collab will be released as a remix on Friday.

Author: 0 Joe Scarborough Tells Stephen Colbert Why His Show Won't Book Kellyanne Conway

If they don't find their backbone and put their country before short term political expediency, as Colbert darkly joked, there might not be an America left to defend. Politics continue to dominate late night talk shows. "It's a strong message that they are going to hold Trump accountable". Colbert pushed back, jesting about calling Trump "Donald" instead of "Mr.

Author: 0 Watch One of Katy Perry's Little Houses Fall Offstage at Brit Awards

Perry sang her new hit, " Chained to the Rhythm ", at the British equivalent of the Grammys in a performance that mocked both President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Teresa May. During an appearance on BBC Radio 1 this week, she flipped the bird at fellow guest Ed Sheeran. "I had a lot of obstacles to deal with when ( Katy ) was running in that wheel", she told The Hollywood Reporter.

Author: 0 Hugh Jackman Officially Quashes Hopes for a Deadpool-Wolverine Crossover Movie

Deadpool , man, go for it. Sure enough Stewart was in the wrong, "I happened to be seeing my doctor the next day for a check up so while he was "down there" I said, 'By the way, my wife and I have had a little disagreement, I am circumcised aren't I?'" The doctor took one good look at the actor and said "Not!" Jackman plays the ideal troubled anti-hero in Van Helsing who is set to rid the world of all evil - no matter who agrees with him or what adversity he may face.

Arts&Culture Ferrari break cover on the SF70H 2017 vehicle
Author: 0 Ferrari break cover on the SF70H 2017 vehicle

The SF70, the 63rd model of the Ferrari racing vehicle, has more aerodynamic downforce and more mechanical grip on top of much wider Pirelli tyres, giving increased grip and faster cornering. The images of the auto show it to have a shark fin, but the film of the vehicle shown during the launched showed it to have a T wing in its place - the same design that Mercedes looked at during their shakedown running at Silverstone on Thursday.

Arts&Culture Mike Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery amid outpouring of support
Author: 0 Mike Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery amid outpouring of support

Louis earlier this week. The popular author wrote alongside the web link: "This is such a attractive thing". Muslim-American community members in the city of St. Jewish community centers and buildings have faced a wave of bomb threats in recent months. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was also on hand, and told the crowd that he had spoken on the phone with President Donald Trump, who "asked me, on his behalf, to personally thank all of you.

Author: 0 Sutton United pie-eater Wayne Shaw resigns in tears

The FC crew debate whether or not pressure will be deflected from Arsene Wenger should he lead Arsenal to the FA Cup title. Shaw admitted knowing about the wager offered by Sun Bets, the online betting branch of The Sun newspaper whose logo also appeared on Sutton's shirts.

Author: 0 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Digital Release Date Confirmed

They do stress that this still is a rumour, but also add they've been hearing more rumblings about this in the last month, giving some more credence to the possibility of the originals' release. And as great as it'll be to watch the movie (and specifically that uber-dope third act Battle of Scarif), it's all about those extras, guys. What doesn't appear to be included is deleted scenes (of which there are apparently many), nor any audio commentaries.

Author: 0 Scarlett Johansson to host SNL for fifth time

Spencer has been making plenty of buzz for her role as Dorothy Vaughan in Hidden Figures , with her performance helping her earn an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Johansson's upcoming feature film, " Ghost in the Shell ", floats into theaters on March 31. Saturday Night Live doesn't return with new episodes until March 4, and people are NOT happy about it .

Arts&Culture Seattle pot shop 'not losing sleep' over White House warning
Author: 0 Seattle pot shop 'not losing sleep' over White House warning

Spicer went on to reference the opioid addiction crisis gripping much of the nation, saying that "the last thing we should be doing is encouraging people". "I believe they are going to continue to enforce the laws on the books with respect to recreational marijuana". Those include California , where sales of marijuana for recreational use are set to start next year.

Author: 0 Taking a Fresh Look at Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)

They now have a Dollars 14.5 price target on the stock. Based on the corporate Earnings and Guidance, many Investment Banking firms balance their portfolio to Sell and Buy Stocks based on their strategy of investing in stocks.Company reported revenue of $173.383M.

Arts&Culture Grey's Anatomy: Back Where You Belong
Author: 0 Grey's Anatomy: Back Where You Belong

Expect a lot of loving from Dr. Arizona and newcomer Dr. Eliza in the next episodes of " Grey's Anatomy " Season 13. But the man had been violent to his wife and son, and they wanted nothing to do with him, which triggered Jo Wilson ( Camilla Luddington .) She reminisced about her own traumatic past with an abusive ex, and tried to get the man to leave the hospital.

Author: 0 [SPOILER] Killed Wes On 'How To Get Away With Murder' - Shocking Reveal

Elsewhere, the new Keating 5 (with newly minted Oliver), continued to struggle with the death of their friend as Oliver discovered that Connor was in Annalise's house the night of Wes' murder! After all, the synopsis for " Wes " does say that that's when we'll find out.

Author: 0 This Week Cameras Started Rolling on a New Star Wars Story

The " Star Wars " Han Solo movie plot revolves around the young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) and his partner Chewbacca and their adventures with Lando Calrissian (Donald Grover). "Watching such inspired people from all over the world, with such unique voices, come together for the sole objective of making art, is nothing short of miraculous", the co-directors said.

Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner Blasts Trump Over Trans Bathroom Reversal

On Wednesday, the Trump administration lifted federal guidelines put in place by the former Obama administration that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.

Arts&Culture The Fir Tree Inc. Takes Position in Gastar Exploration Inc (GST)
Author: 0 The Fir Tree Inc. Takes Position in Gastar Exploration Inc (GST)

They now have a United States dollars 2.75 price target on the stock. Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSEMKT:GST) share price increased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $2.21. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Gastar Exploration Inc. For the quarter ending 08/04/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of -0.1 while the company provided its Actual EPS of -0.12 showing a difference of -0.02 Percent between ...

Arts&Culture Commuters driving into Austin face worst traffic in US
Author: 0 Commuters driving into Austin face worst traffic in US

Based on those findings, the US ranked as the most congested developed country in the world, with drivers spending an average of 42 hours a year in traffic during peak hours. Congestion is five times higher during this period than morning hours. While Greater Boston's traffic is frustrating, other drivers have it worse. Rush hour traffic filters through downtown Austin along I-35 looking towards the Riverside overpass and showing the Lady Bird Lake bridges Thursday morning July 16, 2015.

Arts&Culture Mr. Movie review: Are Oscars really that relevant anymore?
Author: 0 Mr. Movie review: Are Oscars really that relevant anymore?

That is lower than previous year when six of the eight Best Picture contenders (75%) took home Oscars ("Brooklyn" and "The Martian " did not) and in 2014 when the entire Best Picture roster of eight won at least one Academy Award. Somehow, Gosling is not an Oscar holder at present. This group includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander. Furthermore, the presenters would be Charlize Theron, Chris Evans, Halle Berry, and much more.

Arts&Culture Dacia Logan MCV Stepway revealed ahead of Geneva show debut
Author: 0 Dacia Logan MCV Stepway revealed ahead of Geneva show debut

The Logan MCV Stepway is a two-wheel drive vehicle with no 4x4 option, but it sits 50mm higher than the normal Logan, offering over 17cm of ground clearance. Inside the cabin, the new Logan MCV Stepway features satin-effect chrome door releases, while the centre console fascia and air vents are trimmed by similarly-coloured surrounds.