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Arts&Culture Kate Beckinsale Sports A Plunging Neckline For The Billboard Awards
Author: 0 Kate Beckinsale Sports A Plunging Neckline For The Billboard Awards

Drake accepts the award for Top Billboard 200 Album for " Views " at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas , Nevada May 22, 2017 . Looking to Advertise? Contact the Crusader for more information. Check out the full list of Drizzy's accolades from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards below. And when she took to the stage for Believe , she wore a sheer, diamante, two-piece outfit.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

Karen Tumlin, legal director of the National Immigration Law Center, insisted Trump's order is a Muslim ban and is in violation of the USA constitution. That order was in effect for seven days before it was blocked by a federal judge in Seattle, a ruling upheld by the 9th Circuit. Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii issued a nationwide block on the measure, sending the issue to the relevant appellate courts.

Author: 0 Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

May on Thursday said she would "make clear" to Trump that intelligence shared between the two countries "must remain secure". Tillerson does not plan to be accompanied by any journalists on the brief visit, after which he will return to Washington.

Author: 0 The 'Wonder Woman' Amazonian Fight Scenes Are Badass, Feminist Heaven

In the vein of the Indiana Joneses, and Michael Douglas in Romancing The Stone , the kind of rough around the edges and jaded and a realist, but trying his damnedest to be good. A former combat trainer in the Israel Defense Forces, Gadot doesn't just have the raw physical build and power to play Wonder Woman; she also brings a sense of levity and warmth that has been lacking so far from both Batman and Superman , especially Superman .

Author: 0 Mashup Sets Wonder Woman to the 1970s TV Theme

When Trevor's plane crashes, Diana rescues him and follows him back to World War I: Peace and justice are her life's mission and she sees her destiny in ending "the War to End All Wars". "At first, I questioned it because it wasn't her actual origin story, but very quickly I saw the genius behind it". " Wonder Woman " never quite veers into camp, though it has every opportunity to do so, and Jenkins never lets the film get so dark and serious that it loses the audience.

Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally takes home Harvard degree after 12 years!

He dropped out the following year and returned Thursday to receive an honorary degree . "I'm here to tell you that finding your objective isn't enough". He spoke of the achievements of previous generations, such as the moon landing and inventing the polio vaccine. Objective is that sense that we are part of something bigger than ourselves, that we are needed, that we have something better ahead to work for.

Arts&Culture Girl's singing ventriloquist act on 'America's Got Talent' blows away judges
Author: 0 Girl's singing ventriloquist act on 'America's Got Talent' blows away judges

Darci is a shy girl and this has helped her come out of her shell, as her shyness is getting better. Since then, she has been urging her parents to get her a puppet . I didn't even know what it was before I saw her. Darci Lynne Farmer is not your average ventriloquist or singer. After the performance - which was worthy of the standing ovation it received - Darci cried.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman: Relatable and convincing

Over the 75 years she's been kept off the big screen, her fitful appearances on the small screen, most notably in the Lynda Carter TV series and on animated shows like Super Friends and Justice League , have made it easy to forget that Wonder Woman is not one of us.

Author: 0 'Pirates of the Caribbean' No. 1 at weekend box office

Notably, that weekend was helped by the release of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace , the first entry in the prequel series. While it's certainly not a huge opening weekend, the R-rated comedy was produced under a $69 million budget, which pales in comparison to the whopping $230 million it cost to make Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales .

Author: 0 Over 10000 "unscrupulous applications" for free One Love Manchester tickets

The 23-year-old pop star's private jet landed at Stansted airport on Friday morning, two days before the gig for about 50,000 people. Grande looked solemn in a white sweatshirt as she exited the plane. A spokesperson for eBay said: "All tickets for the One Love Manchester event will most certainly be removed by the team who are doing manual sweeps to pick up any that slip through".

Author: 0 Wonder Woman: The biggest hit DC Comics at the cinema?

DC Entertainment's Wonder Woman premiered in China to good reviews on Friday. The screen has seen something like 10 Superman movies , eight Batman movies and five Spiderman movies-not including the Lego versions-but we Wonder Woman fans have been waiting years, decades for this.

Author: 0 More than 10000 'unscrupulous applications' for Manchester benefit gig tickets

Tickets for the show sold out in just six minutes , with proceeds going to the We Love Manchester Emergency fund, which supports those affected by the attack. Those that were in attendance for her performance at the Arena on the night of the bombing have also been offered free tickets for the event. I'll be returning to the incredibly courageous city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honour and raise money for the victims and their families.

Author: 0 Jack McCloskey, former Pistons general manager, dies at age 91

He's doing pretty well. McCloskey, nicknamed "Trader Jack" for his many astute trades during his tenure as the clubs' GM, assembled the Pistons' teams which brought two NBA Championships to Detroit in 1989 and 1990. "We always talk about it, and a couple of the guys here, especially a guy named Jarvis, are here at night and they've watched 30 for 30 (by ESPN) a couple of times", Leslie said.

Arts&Culture Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'
Author: 0 Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

The Russian president tried to shrug off allegations that Russian hackers infiltrated Macron's presidential campaign. Just over half the people polled in one of the two surveys said they would like Macron's party to get a majority in the 577-seat parliament.

Arts&Culture One Love Manchester concert tickets to go on sale
Author: 0 One Love Manchester concert tickets to go on sale

A spokeswoman for the company said: "Sadly, over 10,000 unscrupulous applications have been made". Tickets went on sale Thursday. Following the general sale, dozens of people were seen on social media and eBay offering to sell their tickets at an increased price after major secondary ticketing sites Seatwave, Get Me In, Viagogo and Stubhub all pledged to not allow the reselling of tickets on their websites.

Author: 0 Rauner, GOP bemoan budget breakdown, blame bickering Democrats

Despite threats to veto the plan at hand, Cullerton said he wanted the House to send it to Rauner's desk. The state budget impasse has exceeded 23 months, and a special session on the budget could take place in the coming weeks. And they noted all components of the bipartisan package passed out of the Senate. Rep. Will Guzzardi , D-Chicago, is congratulated by Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, after Guzzardi's bill to raise the minimum wage passed the House Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the ...

Author: 0 Dead men may spell the end of Pirates

The Pirates movies are massive productions with a whole bunch of substantial sets with practical elements, CGI, lots of characters in heavy make-up, etc. -superstition banter we haven't heard since "The X Files" first aired. "So Johnny's very close with Paul McCartney, they worked together in the past, he picked up the phone, called Paul and said: 'Paul, you wanna be a pirate?' Paul said, 'Sure, I'll be a pirate!' ".

Author: 0 Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

For the first time in this campaign, the Conservatives outperformed Labour on Facebook in terms of average shares and positive reactions, largely due to a video attacking Jeremy Corbyn about his history on defence issues . Labour will ensure people are not held back. Whether this makes any difference on polling day will depend a lot on turnout . By attracting thousands of zealous young new supporters and re-engaging hard-left activists who had abandoned the party under Blair, ...

Arts&Culture Sort of New JRR Tolkien Book Published Today
Author: 0 Sort of New JRR Tolkien Book Published Today

Christopher also edited " The Silmarillion " and has worked on other books published after his father's death in 1973. It is being published on Thursday by HarperCollins on the 10th anniversary of the last Middle Earth book, " The Children of Hurin ".

Arts&Culture Netflix Cancels Sense8 After Two Seasons
Author: 0 Netflix Cancels Sense8 After Two Seasons

Because of the big-budget show's lengthy pre-production, production and post-production - the Season 2 debut came nearly two years after the series premiere - the options on the cast had expired, and Netflix had let them lapse. The show's cancellation has been rumoured for many months, with star Brian J Smith - who plays sensate Will Gorski - admitting in February that the show's future was up in the air .

Author: 0 Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

The musician was forced to cancel a string of 2016 tour dates due to illness, announcing last August (16) he was "under his doctor's care at the Mayo Clinic" addressing some "serious health issues". Writing in Rolling Stone , ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons said that Allman's singing and keyboard playing displayed "a dark richness, a soulfulness that added one more color to the Allmans' rainbow".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger signs a two-year contract extension at Arsenal

Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn believes Arsene Wenger must mount a title challenge after signing a two-year deal. There have been mixed reactions to the news that Arsene Wenger has signed a new contract at Arsenal , and for Thierry Henry, he believes that the pressure has ramped up a notch.

Arts&Culture Jolie talks to late mother often
Author: 0 Jolie talks to late mother often

Meanwhile, Pitt has been trying his best to improve their relationship. Earlier this month, reports emerged that Angelina Jolie has been feeling lonely and alone since she broke up her marriage with Brad Pitt . The star was accompanied by four of her six children, Shiloh , Vivienne , Knox and Zahara , as the family was visiting the La Brea Tar Pits museum.

Author: 0 Snowden's Leaks Not Treason, Putin Tells Oliver Stone

Putin offered a surprising initial assessment, saying, " Snowden is not a traitor". The series, called The Putin Interviews , will air on Showtime over four consecutive nights starting on June 12 at 9 p.m. " I resigned because I didn't agree with the actions undertaken by the government ". Still, the Russian president said he thought Snowden had other options.

Author: 0 Former 'Jeopardy!' contestant Ken Jennings and Donald Trump Jr

It was misguided of Donald Trump , Jr.to thank Teabagger for tweeting outré!, outré! against Griffin. " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself", Trump wrote. Everyone from Chelsea Clinton to former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney slammed the move. Late Tuesday, the network had called Griffin's photos "disgusting and offensive", according to a statement from a CNN spokesperson.

Author: 0 The Paris Agreement and Trump at his Worst

The government has also developed energy efficiency programs that will ensure that the majority of India's infrastructure that will exist by 2030 can be built in a more sustainable manner. "The agreement can not be renegotiated", France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement. "Climate change is real". It's unclear why the USA would need to start such negotiations given that the climate agreement gave each country the ability to set its own targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Author: 0 Sen. Franken Asks Kathy Griffin to Not Show for July Event

It wasn't amusing. I get it", she said, adding that she was seeking to have the images taken down from social media. 'Had this happened to President Obama, I can only imagine what people would be saying right now'. "As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing", Melania Trump said. She adds: "When you consider some of the atrocities happening in the world today, a photo opportunity like this is simply wrong and makes you wonder about the mental health of the person ...

Arts&Culture NDP poised to take power
Author: 0 NDP poised to take power

BC NDP leader John Horgan stared into the Legislature and the 87 seats within alongside BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver on Monday afternoon. One can only assume that either Horgan or Weaver - or, perhaps, both - believes it is in his best interest to proceed as announced, with the NDP forming a minority government thanks to declared support from the Greens in a four-year agreement that was to be ratified Tuesday.

Arts&Culture Viewers were angry with Amanda Holden's outfit on BGT last night
Author: 0 Viewers were angry with Amanda Holden's outfit on BGT last night

Britain's Got Talent continues with the last semi-final of the week on Friday evening on ITV at 7.30pm. Nope, it was all down to a humble dress - Amanda Holden's dress for that matter. Holden recently told The Sun on Sunday: "I can't wait to wear my dresses. They are very flattering, very feminine and a few are... what you would expect", Amanda said.

Author: 0 Anger as Trump announces US withdrawal from global climate deal

Trump said Thursday that the Paris agreement hurts US economic growth, costs millions of American jobs and puts USA firms at a disadvantage. China overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in 2007 but analysts see the USA withdrawal as an opportunity for China to burnish its image as a global leader.

Author: 0 Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

This year, the Champions Trophy , which is being hosted in England and Wales will feature top 8 cricketing nations India, Pakistan , Australia , Sri Lanka , Bangladesh , England , South Africa and New Zealand . "We couldn t win any matches, but the thing is, we played really good cricket ", said Mortaza. The hosts are one of the favourites - indeed they are number one with the bookies - to lift the coveted trophy, so, in order to justify that tag, a flawless start will be ...

Arts&Culture A star-studded return to Manchester for Ariana Grande
Author: 0 A star-studded return to Manchester for Ariana Grande

Organisers have pledged that all net proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, which incorporates the Manchester Evening News' fundraising appeal. "We are happy to report that there are thousands of fans who successfully purchased tickets during the general on sale". Taking place at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground, the gig will raise funds for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

Arts&Culture White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff
Author: 0 White House grants 14 ethics waivers to staff

OVERBY: Among those getting ethics waivers , White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was allowed to take bonuses of a $175,000 from his old job running the Republican National Committee . Fourth , put a five-year ban on White House and congressional officials becoming lobbyists after they leave government service. Shahira Knight , a former Ways and Means staffer and onetime lobbyist for Fidelity Investments, also received a waiver, as did other former lobbyists.

Arts&Culture Jerry Garcia's guitar fetches $1.9M at New York auction
Author: 0 Jerry Garcia's guitar fetches $1.9M at New York auction

The sell price makes it the third most expensive guitar ever sold . The proceeds are earmarked for the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center. The evening was filled with Grateful Dead standards such as "Truckin'", "Eyes of the World", "China Cat Sunflower", and "The Music Never Stopped" sprinkled with selections from Garcia's solo efforts.

Arts&Culture 'Pirates of the Caribbean': How It Beat 'Baywatch' at the Box Office
Author: 0 'Pirates of the Caribbean': How It Beat 'Baywatch' at the Box Office

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales pulled in $208.4 million from its global debut, for a worldwide total of $285.4 million, a figure which was at the high end of many box office analysts worldwide projections, claiming the movie would earn between $230 and $285 million worldwide in its opening weekend.

Arts&Culture What we gathered from Vanity Fair's 'Star Wars
Author: 0 What we gathered from Vanity Fair's 'Star Wars

One of the covers features the late Carrie Fisher standing tall as freedom fighter General Leia Organa. That's just one revelation from the new series of four Vanity Fair covers photographed by Annie Leibovitz for this December's The Last Jedi .

Arts&Culture Salman, Katrina and Alia Promote IIFA Awards
Author: 0 Salman, Katrina and Alia Promote IIFA Awards

When Katrina was speaking about her performance for the award night, the "Dabangg" Khan interrupted, saying, " But you don't have to worry anything about her ". "IIFA is all about togetherness and the celebration of the Indian cinema globally and I eagerly look forward to this celebration", Alia added while attending the IIFA 2017 press conference here.

Arts&Culture Battle of Mega Blockbuster so far: Dangal vs. Baahubali 2: the conclusion
Author: 0 Battle of Mega Blockbuster so far: Dangal vs. Baahubali 2: the conclusion

Aamir Khan's Dangal recently took over Baahubali 2: The Conclusion's worldwide gross collections to reclaim its position as the number one grosser of Indian cinema. It may be recalled that Dangal grossed over Rs 979.50 crore as per box-office reports. According to sources from the production office, the film will have a larger release than Baahubali - The Beginning, which was released in a record 6,000 screens in China.

Arts&Culture Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dies
Author: 0 Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dies

Indeed, Gregg Allman's vocals were distinctly grizzled yet on pitch flawless, and it was his performance ethic combined with mainstream accessibility that launched the Allman Brothers into mega-stardom as the first true "jam band" to also have top radio hits.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron opened with a broadside at the Prime Minister, asking viewers: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight? She might be out there, sizing up your house to pay for your social care". Ms Rudd accused opposition parties of bearing "bluff, bravado and tempting, shiny election promises", but not having the strength to make tough choices needed to balance the books and secure a Brexit agreement.

Author: 0 CNN fires Kathy Griffin over Donald Trump photo

The actor, who famously portrayed Ace Ventura, then seems to have crossed the line himself, detailing a dream he had where he was standing next to the president with a golf club. It will be the first comments Griffin has made since she was relieved of her duties as CNN's New Year's Eve host. "Barron Trump saw a very long necktie on a heap of expired deli meat in a dumpster".

Arts&Culture Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time 60 Minutes Correspondent
Author: 0 Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time 60 Minutes Correspondent

CBS gave no public reason for removing Pelley from the evening news either in Wednesday's announcement or in a conference call with employees. In the May sweeps ratings period measured by Nielsen, " ABC World News" averaged 7.59 million viewers a night and "NBC Nightly News" averaged 7.56 million.

Arts&Culture Flynn agrees to hand over documents to Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Flynn agrees to hand over documents to Senate Intelligence Committee

Subpoenas were also approved by the committee for documents possessed by the Flynn Intel Group LLC and Michael D. Cohen & Associates PC. The leaders of the committee's Russian Federation investigation, Rep. In all, seven subpoenas were issued, according to CNN . The House panel is one of the congressional committees investigating alleged Russian interference in the election.

Arts&Culture How Jeremy Corbyn Survived Jeremy Paxman's 'Over The Top' Interview
Author: 0 How Jeremy Corbyn Survived Jeremy Paxman's 'Over The Top' Interview

Pressed by the presenter on what the social cap would be, she replied: "It's not about not knowing Jeremy....it's about thinking what the right approach is". The Labour leader was even prepared to imply - although he didn't quite say so - that he would be prepared to order a drone strike against a terrorist overseas who was planning a bombing campaign in Britain.