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Arts&Culture Where Have All the X-Men Gone in Logan ?
Author: 0 Where Have All the X-Men Gone in Logan ?

Carrying the role with aplomb, Jackman, now knowing Logan inside and out over the years, proves that he's the best there is at what he does. Dafne Keen plays Laura, a mysterious girl who appears, altering the direction of Wolverine's stagnant life.

Arts&Culture U of I student dead after falling from balcony
Author: 0 U of I student dead after falling from balcony

Jonathan Morales , 23, fell from a balcony at 51 E. John St. about 10:30 p.m. Friday. 'Upon arrival to the scene, the individual, who was later identified as 23-year-old University of IL student Jonathan Morales , was found unresponsive.

Arts&Culture Trump Selects Putin Critic as Top White House Russia Adviser
Author: 0 Trump Selects Putin Critic as Top White House Russia Adviser

President Trump said his Senate enemies are engaged in a "total witch hunt ". Schumer responded to Trump in a tweet that he'd "happily" discuss under oath the details of his Putin meeting. Here's what Sessions said when Franken asked him about multiply alleged and reported connections between Trump campaign operatives and Russian Federation, and how he'd handle any further revelations on that front if he were attorney general.

Arts&Culture Love Actually sequel photos preview Hugh Grant's role
Author: 0 Love Actually sequel photos preview Hugh Grant's role

Their romance first captured hearts in the original film 13 years ago. Our Prime Minister. Again. "I'd love for them to have a couple of kids and for him to still be doing the silly dancing", she said. Unfortunately, Emma Thompson (aka "Karen") has made the decision not to take part, while - tragically - actor Alan Rickman, who played Emma's on-screen husband, Harry, passed away past year.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson Responds To Critics Of Her Braless Feminism Photoshoot
Author: 0 Emma Watson Responds To Critics Of Her Braless Feminism Photoshoot

She said: "There is a level of criticism that comes with being an actress and a public figure, which I expect but once you take a stance on something like feminism, that's a completely different ball game". Yet when she did a recent Vanity Fair shoot many people were quick to, and unfairly so, brand her a hypocrite. In the Reuters interview , Watson tells costar Dan Stevens that critics "were saying that I couldn't be a feminist and have boobs".

Arts&Culture Russian govt trolls Sarah Jessica Parker on Twitter over Russian ambassador meme
Author: 0 Russian govt trolls Sarah Jessica Parker on Twitter over Russian ambassador meme

Sarah recently posted a meme on her Instagram. The tweet was accompanied with a Carrie Bradshaw-esque photo of Zakharova sitting at her desk typing away, with Parker's meme photo displayed on Zakharova's monitor. Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page and campaign national security adviser J.D. Gordon met with Kislyak during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Author: 0 Adele Gushes Over Husband Simon Konecki: "I've Found My Next Person"

And that's exactly what the 28-year-old has been doing. Speaking on stage about writing her world famous track Someone Like You she said: "I could see in their eyes as they were listening to it on their headphones that it reminded them of something or someone and that's what I wanted to remember".

Arts&Culture Justin Timberlake throws a skater-themed party for wife Jessica Biel
Author: 0 Justin Timberlake throws a skater-themed party for wife Jessica Biel

Speaking of, it doesn't get any BETTER than you.", he captioned a photo of him kissing her on the cheek. Timberlake had special shirts made for the occasion, and you can tell how excited his wife is for the event from her huge smile in their Instagram selfie! Personally, I stopped loving or trusting Timberlake when he started straightening his hair .

Arts&Culture Disney to Feature First Gay Scene in Beauty And The Beast
Author: 0 Disney to Feature First Gay Scene in Beauty And The Beast

He would realize he has those odd feelings, but he would make something really subtle and delicious out of it in " Beauty and the Beast ". The new featurette "Empowered Belle" (above) focuses on the courage and resilience of the character, as inspired by the original film.

Arts&Culture Muir sets sights on world titles after sealing golden double
Author: 0 Muir sets sights on world titles after sealing golden double

With a couple of sidesteps, she was off and running for one more lap. Muir, who has already set three European records this year, dominated the race, clocking a championship record of 8min 35.68sec. "I crossed the line and overheard my name but you don't believe it until you see it". The official who tried to stop her lap of honour got short shrift, too, as the Scot celebrated her first senior medal.

Arts&Culture Logan had a huge opening weekend at the U.S. box office
Author: 0 Logan had a huge opening weekend at the U.S. box office

Variety Reviews has one of the happiest reportage for the movie that is supposed to be the swan song of Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman and the end of the Wolverine series. Heading into this weekend, Fox was tracking Logan to a $65M opening, however, rivals had it higher between $70M-$75M. And I know I'm not the only one hoping we'll see her develop more onscreen after Logan .

Arts&Culture Hot or not? Nicki Minaj channels rival Lil Kim
Author: 0 Hot or not? Nicki Minaj channels rival Lil Kim

Channeling her rap rival Lil' Kim's iconic 1999 MTV Video Music Awards purple ensemble, the "Black Barbies" rapper, 34, showed up at the fashion show in a plunging black Mugler shirt, which featured one sleeve and an oversize shoulder pad.

Arts&Culture Actress Emma Watson says revealing photo does not undermine feminism
Author: 0 Actress Emma Watson says revealing photo does not undermine feminism

The magazine's photo shoot by acclaimed fashion photographer Tim Walker showed Watson in an open, white crocheted bolero jacket with no bra or shirt underneath. Emma Watson has been a staunch advocate of women's rights and she has a long history of work involving Feminism. I'm always just kind of quietly stunned.

Arts&Culture Trump Tries To Shift Russia Focus, Accuses Schumer Of Putin Ties
Author: 0 Trump Tries To Shift Russia Focus, Accuses Schumer Of Putin Ties

The fight is over which one is closer to Russian president Vladimir Putin . Schumer was also shown to have met Putin - which led to Trump calling the senator a 'total hypocrite'. Sergey Kislyak at a July conference attended by potentially 80 foreign ambassadors. Lawmakers raised concerns that he misled senators in his January confirmation hearing about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States while he was a USA senator and advisor to the Trump campaign.

Arts&Culture Host Octavia Spencer Skewers Oscars, Trump
Author: 0 Host Octavia Spencer Skewers Oscars, Trump

But then this dumb-ass skit of Spencer playing a woman who's suing a drug company because they stole the names of her family and friends came into my life. "Because for a good part of my career, I pretty much just played nurses". "I'm like, 'You gotta get up there, you guys won'". "I guess I have what Hollywood calls, 'resting nurse face'".

Arts&Culture How will Ellen DeGeneres console losers on her game show?
Author: 0 How will Ellen DeGeneres console losers on her game show?

DeGeneres will both host and produce the show, making it the third prime time show she will be producing for NBC, along with " Little Big Shots " and its spin-off, " Little Big Shots : Forever Young ". "It's going to be like a combination of " American Ninja Warrior , ' 'RuPaul's Drag Race" and a water park", she said in a release. 'OK, it's nothing like that, but you should still watch'.

Arts&Culture Commando 2 2nd Day Collection, Remains Decent on Saturday
Author: 0 Commando 2 2nd Day Collection, Remains Decent on Saturday

Vidyut Jammwal's daredevil stunts and Hugh Jackman's claws are clashing at the box office. As per early trends, Rangoon is likely to collect around Rs 6 crore at the domestic box office on the first day. However, the film will face competition with Hollywood film " Logan " featuring Hugh Jackman. Commando 2 has been released on 3rd March, Friday.

Arts&Culture French presidential candidate Fillon's wife says he should battle on
Author: 0 French presidential candidate Fillon's wife says he should battle on

François Fillon's campaign has crumbled following allegations that he paid his wife some €800,000 for a largely no-show job and also employed his children. "Hold firm! France deserves our courage!" Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo called on Mr Fillon to cancel the event. A counter-demonstration, billed as a pot-banging rally against corruption by officials, is expected in the Place de la Republique, AFP reported.

Arts&Culture Rallies for, against Trump underway in Berkeley
Author: 0 Rallies for, against Trump underway in Berkeley

Protesters threw smoke bombs into the crowd, according to KGO-TV, and some pro-Trump marchers said they were pepper-sprayed. Brandon Blanchard, 24, among a small group of anti-Trump protesters, said he had come in support of immigrants, Muslims and transgender people, groups that have been negatively targeted by Trump's rhetoric and policies.

Arts&Culture Veteran music executive and former pop star Tommy Page dies
Author: 0 Veteran music executive and former pop star Tommy Page dies

A post from an associate, since removed, stated that he had been battling depression. His song " I'll Be Your Everything " went to No. 1 in 1990. Billboard reported that Page got his start when, while working as a hat check attendant, he gave his demo to a music executive.

Arts&Culture Southampton edge seven-goal thriller at Watford
Author: 0 Southampton edge seven-goal thriller at Watford

There was a nervy conclusion, though, as Watford substitute Abdoulaye Doucouré netted in stoppage time. From the second, Okaka controlled the ball with his back to goal and laid it off for Deeney to leap and execute a side-footed finish across goal.

Arts&Culture Vehicle plunges into California Aqueduct, recovery effort launched
Author: 0 Vehicle plunges into California Aqueduct, recovery effort launched

A San Bernardino County sheriff's dive team continues the search Friday, March 3, 2017, for a missing child after a auto crashed into the California Aqueduct Thursday night near Main Street in Hesperia. Dive teams will continue to scour an aqueduct in Hesperia for a possible fourth victim after a horrific auto crash into the waterway left a mother dead and her two children hospitalized.

Arts&Culture Kate McKinnon plays Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump in SNL cold open
Author: 0 Kate McKinnon plays Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump in SNL cold open

At one point, he showed the now-famous photo of Kellyanne Conway sitting on an Oval Office couch with her legs tucked under her. In communication with "his" first bus stop passenger, Sessions says, "So many nice people". I got so nervous and confused I got about as worked up as a double-donged piggy in a room full of sows. McKinnon mentions Session's meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergei Kislyak, saying: "I met with a fellow who turned out to be Russian on account of he's the ...

Arts&Culture This Is Viola Davis' Biggest Fear For Her Daughter
Author: 0 This Is Viola Davis' Biggest Fear For Her Daughter

Meanwhile, the family endured "shoddy plumbing and no phone and no food and rats and all of that". "I would jump in trash bins with maggots looking for food, and I would steal from the corner store because I was hungry". "And maybe, if I'm feeling really good, Nordstrom Rack". Viola - who has been married to Julius since 2003 - said: "Julius is really tough". And Viola said her husband and actor Julius Tennon, 63, helps her keep Genesis grounded as he always "holds her accountable" for ...

Arts&Culture Coldplay Surprise with New Song 'Hypnotised', Announce EP
Author: 0 Coldplay Surprise with New Song 'Hypnotised', Announce EP

PT/3 a.m. ET Thursday morning (8 a.m. London time). Stream the new song and see the tracklisting here. According to Billboard , the chart "measures the real-time acceleration of conversation around artists and their music on Twitter". To celebrate Chris Martin's 40th birthday Coldplay have released a new single called " Hypnotised ". The band has gone on a marathon global tour for A Head Full Of Dreams .

Author: 0 Shah Rukh Khan is working on playing the Wolverine, find out!

After the success of Dangal and Raees, Aamir Khan gearing up for the next flick 'Thugs of Hindostan' and Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in " Imtiaz Ali's next project " with Anushka Sharma. Now, the actor is getting ready for perhaps one of the most challenging roles of his career - that of a dwarf in Aanand L. Rai's new untitled film. Directed by James Mangold and produced by Simon Kinberg , it is based on the Marvel Comics character Wolverine , a sequel to 2009's X-Men Origins and 2013's ...

Arts&Culture Snap is latest tech spectacle at almost $24 billion
Author: 0 Snap is latest tech spectacle at almost $24 billion

Facebook debuted in 2012 and peaked at around $100 billion market value that day. With that continued IPO boom, Snap has avoided the curse of Facebook (FB, Tech30), but maybe not the curse of Twitter (TWTR, Tech30). Snap's valuation is far below that of Facebook's $397 billion. The main question for investors ahead of the Initial Public Offering (IPO) was whether Snap represented a good financial bet given varied performances for similar stocks since their own market bows.

Author: 0 Logan film will feature appearance from *SPOILERS

With the trailer getting thunderous reception from fans, one can't wait to see their favourite star's performance as the hugely popular character, Wolverine . Reports claim the end of " Logan " is an emotional one that brings closure to Jackman's version of the character. Speaking on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Thursday (02.03.17), Hugh said: "It's sort of unbelievable to me, what I did for 17 years".

Arts&Culture Zidane's Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale against Eibar
Author: 0 Zidane's Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale against Eibar

Madrid lined up without the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo , Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos and Marcelo in their starting XI for various reasons, but were still too good for Eibar - thanks largely to Benzema. He got on the end of a James delivery and knocks it into the net completely unmarked. After 29 minutes Benzema turned provider with the cross that James Rodriquez managed to loop over Yoel .

Author: 0 Libyan militias seize control of major oil terminals

East Libyan forces carried out air strikes around major oil ports overnight as they sought to regain control of the area from a rival faction, a military spokesman said on Saturday. Nofiliya is on the edge of the North African country's strategic oil crescent, home to the main export terminals of Al-Sidra, Brega, Ras Lanuf and Zuwaytina which Haftar's forces seized in September previous year.

Author: 0 Sessions Saw No Red Flags During Michael Flynn's Own Scandal

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine went further, telling USA Today that if Sessions refuses to return to the committee, "I will call for his resignation". Grassley rejected that request , saying Sessions already did the right thing by removing himself from the FBI's investigation into alleged contacts between Russian officials and President Donald Trump's campaign.

Author: 0 Trump's Russian connections: What if it were Obama?

While Republicans have largely held off on calling for Sessions' resignation, several have said he needs to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "Now Jeff Sessions is AG - the final say on the law enforcement investigation into ties between the Trump campaign & Russian Federation?" Schumer commented at the time: 'When I showed the president of Russian Federation a Krispy Kreme doughnut and he ate it and said it was good, that was one of the more surreal moments ...

Arts&Culture Author Dying Of Cancer Writes Heartbreaking Essay: 'Marry My Husband'
Author: 0 Author Dying Of Cancer Writes Heartbreaking Essay: 'Marry My Husband'

On the underside of her right wrist, bestselling children's author and memoirist Amy Krouse Rosenthal has the word "more" tattooed into her skin, in her daughter's handwriting. He loves listening to music, and showed up at their first pregnancy ultrasound with flowers. Twenty-six years later, she's ready to pass him to another lucky woman.

Arts&Culture Louis Tomlinson was arrested at LAX Airport
Author: 0 Louis Tomlinson was arrested at LAX Airport

Ex-One Directioner and full time FITLORD Louis Tomlinson has been arrested on suspicion for attacking a photographer at LAX airport. Tomlinson, who was returning from a trip to Las Vegas with his current partner, Eleanor Calder, allegedly attacked the man in question after he reportedly refused to stop taking photographs.

Author: 0 Why Emma Watson won't take a picture with you

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Watson revealed that by keeping her private and work spheres separate, she's able to lead a more normal life away from the cameras. However, the 26-year-old star did go on to admit that she might make exceptions, adding: "I have to carefully pick and choose my moment to interact".

Arts&Culture Singer Suchitra's Twitter was NOT Hacked, Here's What Happened
Author: 0 Singer Suchitra's Twitter was NOT Hacked, Here's What Happened

However, the controversial posts continued to surface, and a few days ago some private posts of popular celebrities like Dhanush, Hansika Motwani, Trisha and a few others were leaked. However, just hours before her Twitter page became unavailable, a series of tweets were posted making some serious allegations against actor Dhanush and music composer Anirudh Ravichander .

Arts&Culture Emma Watson Reveals Why She Doesn't Take Pictures with Fans
Author: 0 Emma Watson Reveals Why She Doesn't Take Pictures with Fans

Emma , now 26, was on the show to promote the Beauty And The Beast live-action remake when Ellen made a decision to show her what she wore at the first Harry Potter premiere at the tender age of 11. She told the March issue of Vanity Fair magazine: "I've been doing this since I was 10 or 11, and I've often thought, I'm so wrong for this job because I'm too serious; I'm a pain in the ass; I'm hard; I don't fit".

Author: 0 'Deadpool 2' Has a Teaser Before 'Logan' Showings

While not from the actual movie and not officially released online the teaser leaked and you can check out a description of the footage below. But, instead of calling the police, the Superman theme starts to play and Wade rushes to a dirty phone booth across the street.

Author: 0 Emma Watson Hilariously Pranks Nanny on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

Photographed by Tim Walker, Emma Watson looks like an unreal sculpture that has come to life. "As long as it's her choice she gets to wear, do or say whatever she wants". feminism. oh, and here are my t**s!" Fearless and stunning! #doublethink #hypocrisy" and another critic wrote , "The First Rule of Feminist Club- burn your bra if you want to.

Arts&Culture Snapchat's Second Hardware Launch Could Be A Camera Drone
Author: 0 Snapchat's Second Hardware Launch Could Be A Camera Drone

Soon after Thursday's opening bell rang at the New York Stock Exchange, the stock began trading at more than $24 a share - almost 50 percent higher than its IPO price, CNBC reported . "As the stock priced well above this level in its IPO, we rate its shares Sell", Wieser said in his March 2 report . Co-founders and majority holders Mr Spiegel and Mr Murphy will be responsible for the decisions that lead to Snap's success - or on the hook for its mistakes.

Arts&Culture Police kill notorious kidnap kingpin, armed robbery suspect, Vampire, in Rivers
Author: 0 Police kill notorious kidnap kingpin, armed robbery suspect, Vampire, in Rivers

Five suspected members of his gang, including his Second-in-Command, Obinna Elah, 26, a native of Orlu, Imo State, were arrested at the end of the gun battle. In a release signed by the Imo State Police Command's spokesperson, CSP Jimoh Moshood , the gang is suspected of the murder of eminent personalities in the South East/South-South region, including a member of the Imo State House of Assembly.

Arts&Culture Northern Ireland votes, but will Westminster prevail?
Author: 0 Northern Ireland votes, but will Westminster prevail?

Five Assembly seats are up for grabs in 18 constituencies, with the overall number returned falling from 108 to 90. There will also be special election programmes running on BBC Radio Ulster from midday, on BBC Radio Foyle from 15:00 GMT and on BBC One Northern Ireland at 13:30 GMT.

Arts&Culture Trump picks Putin critic as adviser on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump picks Putin critic as adviser on Russian Federation

Putin & his associates, took place in '03 in full view of press & public under oath", he wrote. Schumer called for an investigation into Attorney General Jeff Sessions connections to Russia after news broke that he spoke with a Russian ambassador on at least two separate occasions in 2016 and did not disclose that information to the Senate Judiciary Committee when they questioned the nominee during his confirmation hearing.

Arts&Culture One Last Look! The Final 'Kong: Skull Island' Trailer
Author: 0 One Last Look! The Final 'Kong: Skull Island' Trailer

Speaking of, you're going to want to stay through the end credits. He shows up plenty, and it's not just him, either; Skull Island is full of unusual and interesting enormous beasts that time forgot, and I love that the movie shows us that there's not just one or two of those monsters.

Author: 0 Kong: Skull Island Rotten Tomatoes rating off to great start

There they encounter Kong , a legendary giant gorilla, whom they capture and display in New York City, with tragic results. The first reason you should go see Kong: Skull Island when it arrives Friday, March 10 is because we've never seen a King Kong like this before.

Arts&Culture 'The Vampire Diaries': Paul Wesley talks Steroline's June Wedding
Author: 0 'The Vampire Diaries': Paul Wesley talks Steroline's June Wedding

In the upcoming episode titled "We're Planning a June Wedding", they will ultimately decide that the best way to smoke the vengeful Katherine out is to appeal to her undying obsession over Stefan. Now with two more episodes left, Mystic Falls is once again in grave danger and it looks like it will lead to an epic ending, knowing that Katherine is going to go out to seek her revenge on the gang.