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Arts&Culture Snapchat hopes to raise $3.4 billion in IPO
Author: 0 Snapchat hopes to raise $3.4 billion in IPO

Snapchat was launched in September 2011 and the Snap IPO is billed as the third-biggest tech IPO ever in U.S. stock market history. Some of the concern about the company's long-term stock picture, though, is rooted in questions about how the company plans to avoid the type of pitfalls that have poked holes through Twitter stock for the past four years.

Arts&Culture 'Before I Fall' review: Teen 'Groundhog Day' with angst, not humor
Author: 0 'Before I Fall' review: Teen 'Groundhog Day' with angst, not humor

But a better way to describe " Before I Fall " is that it is a representation of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Perhaps the universe is telling Sam to become a better person. It was pleasantly surprising to see that the book-to-screen adaptation had an alternate take on the usually predictable plotline.

Arts&Culture That 70s Show star Danny Masterson investigated for rape
Author: 0 That 70s Show star Danny Masterson investigated for rape

Remini has taken on the role of chief public scrutinizer of the Church of Scientology , with a highly critical book and TV series examining the impact of the church on its members. Masterson, who appeared on the hit televistion show " That 70's Show ", claims that the allegations, that date back over 10 years ago, are false. The investigation was first reported by Tony Ortega , a former Village Voice editor, author and longtime reporter on the inner workings of Scientology who now runs a ...

Arts&Culture Han Solo Spinoff Movie Casts Michael K. Williams
Author: 0 Han Solo Spinoff Movie Casts Michael K. Williams

Shooting began in February, and Disney has since released the first official cast photo, including Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca. Thandie Newton and Phoebe Waller-Bridge also star. Jon and Lawrence Kasdan are penning the script. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy will be aboard to produce, and The Lego Movie directorial team - Phil Lord and Chris Miller - will be directing.

Arts&Culture Star Wars Rebels Officially Renewed for Season 4
Author: 0 Star Wars Rebels Officially Renewed for Season 4

While season 3 has seen the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn into Star Wars canon, as well as a direct connection to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - with Saw Gerrera - there have been some lulls. "The team behind Star Wars Rebels delivers epic storytelling that has captivated fans of all ages across the globe", said Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and general manager, Disney XD.

Author: 0 Jared Leto Circling 'Tron' Reboot at Disney

It's important to keep in mind that while TRON: Legacy struggled to be the worldwide phenomenon Disney wanted, it's still a valuable IP for them. No screenwriter or director is now involved, but Disney plans to use the script for TRON: Ascension as a starting point.

Arts&Culture MGM reportedly in talks to buy Sands Bethlehem casino in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 MGM reportedly in talks to buy Sands Bethlehem casino in Pennsylvania

The current share price indicate that stock is -37.60% away from its one year high and is moving 7.26% ahead of its 52-week low. Las Vegas Sands Corp. According to the latest research reports released, 5 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 6 analysts "outperform", 9 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell".

Arts&Culture Snapchat shares will likely cost $17 each on their debut
Author: 0 Snapchat shares will likely cost $17 each on their debut

But those same investors smell the possibility of another Facebook rather than a Twitter; there hasn't been a big new technology flotation for more than three years and markets are in an optimistic mood. The fact that Snap nonetheless went for an above-range price suggests that it is confident in demand among investors. But many of them are finding Snapchat harder to fit in with daily life.

Arts&Culture Josh Duggar resurfaces for his 29th birthday
Author: 0 Josh Duggar resurfaces for his 29th birthday

Since then, Joy-Anna and Austin have been practically inseparable. Josh, pictured at at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, Aug. 9, 2014, and Anna Duggar, pictured at the Iowa caucuses on January 3, 2012 in Johnston, Iowa, make a rare cameo on Facebook.

Arts&Culture The PwC Accountants Who Worked the Oscars Need a Security Detail Now
Author: 0 The PwC Accountants Who Worked the Oscars Need a Security Detail Now

Boone Isaacs told AP the academy's relationship with PwC remains under review . With the flub going down in Oscars history, the 2017 ceremony is undoubtedly the most talked about Academy Awards of all time. The Academy's president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs , said yesterday (March 1) that Cullinan and Ruiz will never work on Oscars night again. A few minutes ago, Cullinan published on Twitter a photo of the actress Emma Stone behind the scenes.

Arts&Culture Accountants in Oscar best-picture flub to never return to Academy Awards
Author: 0 Accountants in Oscar best-picture flub to never return to Academy Awards

Now, we have a better idea as to why. Pacific time, two minutes after Beatty and Faye Dunaway had begun their presentation for best picture and just moments before they announced the wrong victor. In an interview with The Wrap , Oscar stage manager Gary Natoli is setting the record straight what happened after that infamous Oscar flub.

Arts&Culture Lorde reveals David Bowie was inspiration for her second album
Author: 0 Lorde reveals David Bowie was inspiration for her second album

After nearly four years of absence in the show business, the Grammy-winner singer Lorde has released his new song and video called "Green Light". The new track, an explosive slice of synth-pop, finds the 20-year-old " Royals " chanteuse out on the town, mourning the fiery conclusion of a longtime relationship even as she prepares to move on with her life.

Author: 0 Emma Watson interviews nanny in hilarious prank

The nanny, who happens to be a Bachelor fan, doesn't seem to mind caring for an adult. 'I watched that so many times i made my parents insane. like so many times! People have been quick to call her out for being a hypocrite, and anti-feminist, particularly because she once said "the less you reveal, the more you can wonder', and apparently something she once said when she was like 18 is something that must stick with her forever - she's obviously not allowed to change her mind, ...

Arts&Culture Behold, The Magical First Photo Of Emily Blunt As Mary Poppins
Author: 0 Behold, The Magical First Photo Of Emily Blunt As Mary Poppins

That sounds very, uh, depressing, which is exactly why Mary Poppins does what the title promises: returns! Instead, this image is more about getting you excited for a slightly updated twist on an old favorite character. Presumably standing outside the Banks family home, the photo features Blunt's Poppins looking a bit more chic than the character that Julie Andrews played on-screen.

Author: 0 Chance "Flustered" After Getting "Vague Answers" From Governor On CPS

From that 30-minute meeting emerged a frustrated Chance over what he called "vague answers", the Chicago Sun-Times reported . "We talked, for a second it sounded like there might be something happening next week". Rauner said he has a lot of respect for Chance's passion for schools, and said he believes the rapper can use his celebrity platform to speak on behalf of young people.

Arts&Culture Ed Sheeran New Album -
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran New Album - "Divide"

The emotional song, which is about Ed losing his grandmother, caused fans to experience extreme emotional reactions, which they tweeted about. While Taylor herself has remained quiet about when she intends to start making music again, fellow performer and friend, Ed Sheeran, has some speculation of his own.

Arts&Culture Schwarzenegger quits Celebrity Apprentice, cites 'baggage'
Author: 0 Schwarzenegger quits Celebrity Apprentice, cites 'baggage'

Ratings for the show have also continued the downward trend set in motion during Trump's final few years on the show. After Arnold signed onto the show and filmed the full season, it was revealed that Trump was still an executive producer on the series and the network received a lot of backlash for letting him keep that role.

Author: 0 Schumer responds to Trump: I'll talk about my Putin meeting, will you?

Schumer lobbed the first salvo Thursday saying, "we have an obligation to get to the truth". President Donald Trump tried to blow a hole in repeated revelations about his associates' ties to Moscow by tweeting a photo of rival Democratic Senator Charles Schumer and Vladimir Putin.

Arts&Culture Trump says Obama is behind protests and leaks
Author: 0 Trump says Obama is behind protests and leaks

Trump has had a strained relationship with the press calling journalists "the enemy of the people" and frequently criticizing outlets and individual reporters whose coverage he does not like. Trump: "Well, you never know what's exactly happening behind the scenes". We don't have a major leak process here, we have a major leak process in government.

Arts&Culture Meghan Markle Is Officailly A Part of Prince Harry's Royal Squad
Author: 0 Meghan Markle Is Officailly A Part of Prince Harry's Royal Squad

According to local reports, Harry - accompanied by a heavy security detail, as the Jamaica Observer put it - arrived at the global airport at Montego Bay on Wednesday afternoon. "This one could go all the way", the source said. While the couple has confirmed their relationship, they have rarely been spotted out together - especially at such a large scale event involving the Prince's friends.

Arts&Culture Turkeys Circling the Body of a Dead Cat Raise Eyebrows
Author: 0 Turkeys Circling the Body of a Dead Cat Raise Eyebrows

One joked that there was no foul play, but the freaky behavior is a mystery to them. Boston Magazine quoted a top MA turkey expert, David Scarpitti, who said though the footage is "really quite fantastic", the turkeys have no supernatural intent, the turkeys are probably just assessing whether the cat, a predator, poses a threat.

Author: 0 Trump Speech Gives GOP's Obamacare Plans a Boost

Disputes about ways and means are exposing ideological rifts in the party. Sen. Rand Paul, armed with a copy machine, crisscrossed chambers to a Capitol office room in the House guarded by an armed police officer asking to see the bill. But a spokesman for the House Energy and Commerce Committee said there is no vote yet scheduled despite a Republican member of the committee, Chris Collins of NY telling reporters on Thursday that he believed a markup would happen next week.

Arts&Culture Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott Welcome Baby Boy - What's His Name?
Author: 0 Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott Welcome Baby Boy - What's His Name?

That "big attractive and healthy family" is now comprised of Tori , 43, her husband of ten years, Dean McDermott , 50, son Liam , 9½, daughter Stella , 8½, daughter Hattie , 5, and son Finn , 4½. Baby Beau joins Liam , 9, Stella , 8, Hattie , 5 and Finn , 4. The actress had a hard pregnancy with her fourth child, due to a condition called placenta previa , but she had no complications this time around.

Arts&Culture Moonlight's Barry Jenkins on Oscar fiasco: 'It's messy, but kind of gorgeous'
Author: 0 Moonlight's Barry Jenkins on Oscar fiasco: 'It's messy, but kind of gorgeous'

The envelope blunder has resulted in the president of the academy declaring that the two PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants responsible for the mistake, would be banned from future Oscar ceremonies. The star for me (and awards voters) was Mahershala Ali . As someone who doesn't even drink alcohol, Harris found it hard to inhabit the role of Paula, Chiron's crack-addicted and verbally abusive mother, who, essentially, abandons him when he needs her most.

Author: 0 Woman repeatedly hits chicken truck because she's 'a vegan'

She drove her auto into the side of the chicken-transporting truck, the unnamed driver told police. She then fled the scene without exchanging information with the driver. But further questioning revealed that the accident wasn't all that accidental. She also admitted that she purposefully caused the crash because " she was a vegan and hit the truck due to it being a chicken truck ", the police report said.

Author: 0 Beauty in the Beast star isn't happy his character got 'outed'

Ahead of the upcoming live-action Disney remake, director Bill Condon revealed to Attitude Magazine to reveal that villain Gaston's sidekick LeFou will be gay. But it is a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie". Meanwhile, in terms of her Beauty and the Beast character Belle, Watson said if you had told her when she was five that she would get to play Belle one day, she doesn't know what she would've done.

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran needed convincing on his own album ÷

But it turns out the 26-year-old, Suffolk-born star didn't take to fame as well as he thought he would and after working hard to get to the top, he's now opened up about struggling to deal with the overnight pressures that come with the job.

Arts&Culture Siva Balaji gifts Pawan Kalyan a sword
Author: 0 Siva Balaji gifts Pawan Kalyan a sword

The latest update is that the film has come to an end and within a few days, the entire shoot will be wrapped up and Pawan Kalyan would be free. Katamarayudu is an official remake of Tamil super hit film Vedhalam where Ajith and Tammanah played the lead roles.

Arts&Culture Jennifer Lopez: Nothing can prepare you for twins
Author: 0 Jennifer Lopez: Nothing can prepare you for twins

The 47-year-old singer-and-actress admits nine-year-old Max - who has a twin sister, Emme - is embarrassed by her skimpy stagewear but she resists his pleas for her to cover up and wear trousers because she is a "showgirl". Her " Shades of Blue " co-star Ray Liotta joined her for the chat and mentioned he went to the opening night of her "All I Have" Vegas show. You know what I mean? "You should wear trousers more'".

Arts&Culture Bhoomi: Sanjay Dutt's bodyguards rough up reporters, actor apologises
Author: 0 Bhoomi: Sanjay Dutt's bodyguards rough up reporters, actor apologises

The actor is making his comeback in Bollywood with this Omug Kumar film. A couple of days ago, Times of India reported that the shoot of the film had to be stalled due to massive, unruly crowds that had gathered on location. So we want all your support. "I also apologised in front of media yesterday (Thursday)", said the 'Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.' star. On learning about it, Sanjay made a decision to play it smart by not commenting anything.

Arts&Culture Rod Stewart Releases Statement Following Controversial ISIS-Style Video
Author: 0 Rod Stewart Releases Statement Following Controversial ISIS-Style Video

The video - which shows the singer with a group of 10 friends - was shared by wife Penny Lancaster on Instagram on Friday, but has now been removed. Lancaster, 45, a model, rolls down the dunes, and then stretches out on the sand. The alleged "beheading" gesture provoked particular outrage in Rod's native United Kingdom due to its apparent similarities to videos which showed IS militant Mohammed Emwazi, also known by the name Jihadi John, brutally murdering British aid workers captured by IS.

Author: 0 Laughs are few and far between in stale wedding comedy 'Table 19'

Director Jeffrey Blitz, for his part, is a writer, director and producer of the sneakily hilarious Comedy Central show "Review". Long, nervy pauses, such as those that ensue when the convict is asked what he does for a living, are painful, not amusing.

Arts&Culture Voting under way in Northern Ireland assembly elections
Author: 0 Voting under way in Northern Ireland assembly elections

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire MP called the snap poll when Martin McGuinness resigned as Deputy First Minister, ending power-sharing. Sinn Fein is expected to return as the largest Irish nationalist party. Euronews spoke to James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland about the potential consequences of a United Kingdom exit for relations between Northern Ireland and its southern neighbour, Ireland.

Arts&Culture Chris Brown Reportedly Drugged & Out Of Control Since Manager Quit
Author: 0 Chris Brown Reportedly Drugged & Out Of Control Since Manager Quit

Brown soon responded to the claims in a since-deleted Instagram video. "Sober Chris is a solid guy with a big heart", the former close associate said . You can read Billboard's full investigative report, which also includes details on Chris Brown's felony assault of Rihanna in 2009 and canceled boxing match with Soulja Boy , here.

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Stake Increased by Comerica Bank

Shell Asset Management Co. boosted its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 4.9% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $7.73 Billion for the current quarter. The Return on Assets stands at 0%, Return on Equity shows 0% and Return on Investment value is 0%.

Arts&Culture Selena Gomez Can't Stop Kissing The Weeknd
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Can't Stop Kissing The Weeknd

The couple was making headlines for seemingly staying at a hotel near his ex-girlfriend Bella Hadid after the pair was seen leaving the five-star hotel La Réserve in Paris Monday night, which happens to be just blocks away from the Hotel George V where the model is staying.

Arts&Culture 'Stranger Things' Actor Eyed For Cable in 'Deadpool 2'
Author: 0 'Stranger Things' Actor Eyed For Cable in 'Deadpool 2'

According to a report by The Wrap , Stranger Things grumpy but gold-hearted police chief star David Harbour is now being considered for the part. Talking about Cable's convoluted backstory and how they're likely to approach it in the movie, Wernick previously told Collider: "I think we're going to distil him down to his essence".

Arts&Culture Ram Gopal Varma calls Tiger Shroff bikini babe, Urmila Matondkar
Author: 0 Ram Gopal Varma calls Tiger Shroff bikini babe, Urmila Matondkar

He started by calling Tiger a "bikini babe" as he shared a shirtless picture of Tiger as he emerged from the sea. It is the case of missing belly button of Tiger Shroff from the photograph posted by Karan Johar which has taken us by surprise! So Ayesha and her hubby Jackie Shroff have custom-built a picture of Michael Jackson for Tiger as the actor is truly fond of Michael and considers him as his idol.

Arts&Culture Eagles and Fleetwood Mac to Headline Two 2017 Classic Rock Festivals
Author: 0 Eagles and Fleetwood Mac to Headline Two 2017 Classic Rock Festivals

And just in the past year, Panorama joined Governors Ball on Randalls Island as Meadows Festival took to Citi Field . The gigs will be the Eagles' first since the passing of founding member Glenn Frey. The viability of big classic artist festivals was proven last October when Desert Trip was held in Indio, CA with the Rolling Stones , Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters and The Who.

Arts&Culture Ed Sheeran Spills Details on When Taylor Swift Will Release New Music!
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Spills Details on When Taylor Swift Will Release New Music!

New album '÷' is out now, appearing on all streaming services in the wee small hours of the morning. "I have a feeling about it". Divide is a follow up to Sheeran's previous two albums '+' (Plus) and "x" (Multiply). Do the math and it's not hard to figure out his new album Divide (or ÷) should go gangbusters. Since she has been maintaining a low profile, refusing to give anything away to the prying media, her fans have been searching any hint or sign that would give them a clue about ...

Author: 0 'Logan' stars Jackman and Stewart bring heartfelt performances to X-Men finale

Jackman said that this decision happens during a phone call from his long time friend. Laura (entrancing newcomer Dafne Keen ) is planning to meet the other kids Dr. Let's wait and watch the last performance of a great actor that brings the legacy to us. Laura is mute for most of the movie and Keen, in her feature debut, conveys a remarkable range of emotion via her large soulful eyes.

Arts&Culture Bumblebee Transformers Spinoff Gets A Director
Author: 0 Bumblebee Transformers Spinoff Gets A Director

Kubo was Knight's directorial debut and Bumblebee will mark his first foray into live-action. Submit your Newswire tips here. Lorenzo Di Bonaventura , Steven Spielberg and Bay are producing Bumblebee . Since then, the studio has announced that Michael Bay would return to direct Transformers : The Last Knight , which releases in theaters on June 23rd, but would not return for Transformers 6 (to be released on June 28, 2019).

Arts&Culture Rob Kardashian Pens Emotional AF Dream Kardashian Goodbye Letter
Author: 0 Rob Kardashian Pens Emotional AF Dream Kardashian Goodbye Letter

Kardashian has recently been raising his daughter, Dream , as a single dad after the split between Dream's mother, Blac Chyna. However, another insider told Us Weekly that Rob is actually doing well. "He is spending time with Dream , but never alone", the source said . "They split a while ago. It was less dramatic this time". However, they were back together in no time as they became engaged in April a year ago.

Author: 0 Donnie Yen to Star in Film Adaptation of Sleeping Dogs

Deadline reports that Yen is joining the film that will come to us from Neal Moritz's ( The Fate of the Furious ) production company Original Film. The chances of getting a sequel to the 2012 cult classic open-world crime game Sleeping Dogs just get slimmer with each passing year. Sleeping Dogs will be produced by Original Film and DJ2 Entertainment with Moritz, Dmitri Johnson , Dan Jevons , Toby Ascher, and Stephan Bugaj.

Arts&Culture Oscars Accountants Detail 'Human Error' Behind Best Picture Mix-Up
Author: 0 Oscars Accountants Detail 'Human Error' Behind Best Picture Mix-Up

It's a rough break for the La La Land guys, too (never thought I'd be saying THAT), who had to hand back their Oscars nearly immediately. Presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were handed an envelope by PwC partners Martha L Ruiz and Brian Cullinan containing what they believed to be the name of the Best Picture victor - the most anticipated award of the night.