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Arts&Culture U.S. calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea
Author: 0 U.S. calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea

The diplomat said Sunday Cambodia wants its sentiments on the Korean Peninsula better reflected in the ASEAN foreign ministers' joint communique, causing a delay in its issuance Saturday after the ministers concluded their meeting. Trump has played down the allegations, but the ongoing controversy cast a pall over already tense ties, which most recently saw President Vladimir Putin order the USA diplomatic mission in Moscow cut 755 personnel.

Arts&Culture Elon Musk confirms Amber Heard split
Author: 0 Elon Musk confirms Amber Heard split

Although we have broken up, Elon and I care deeply for one another and remain close. Maybe it's not over for these two kids. The snap, which saw Amber emulate The Little Mermaid by running a fork through her hair in place of a comb, also warranted a "V cute" comment from the billionaire.

Arts&Culture Mueller says another man boasted he groped Taylor Swift
Author: 0 Mueller says another man boasted he groped Taylor Swift

Additionally, lawyers tried to determine whether jurors had heard of the high-profile lawsuits or seen the leaked photo in which Mueller appeared to be groping Swift. But Baldridge says Mueller has damaged his own credibility. After watching testimony all day in the courtroom, Chris Cain, a 31-year-old software developer, described the he-said-she-said allegations as "really off".

Arts&Culture Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom Are Now Parents
Author: 0 Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom Are Now Parents

It's unclear when the baby was born or when Joanna was actually pregnant, but Us Weekly confirmed the news . During a 2015 interview with Larry King, Newsom, a 35-year-old renowned harpist, said that she and her comedian husband were discussing having children.

Arts&Culture No new HBO material leaked despite threat from hackers
Author: 0 No new HBO material leaked despite threat from hackers

Ebba Blitz, chief executive officer at encryption software maker AlertSec Inc . agreed, adding that "the HBO Hacking shows that if a company has content it values then it must enforce encryption - from the C-level all the way to vendors and the third parties they employ".

Author: 0 Hackers hit HBO, demand millions for data

The hackers, who illegally broke into HBO's computer networks, claim to have taken 1.5 terabytes of data, including the fourth episode of season seven, which aired in the US on Sunday (06Aug17), and was released illegally on Friday (04Aug17), days after a script from the newest instalment of the fantasy series was published on the Internet.

Arts&Culture Fox Greenlights Singing Competition Series to Likely Compete Against ABC's 'American Idol'
Author: 0 Fox Greenlights Singing Competition Series to Likely Compete Against ABC's 'American Idol'

To that end, the panel of industry experts will become key players on the winner's support team, shepherding his her career and becoming "fully invested" in that career. Each week, if any of the four are outperformed, they will go home and their challengers will take their place. Contestant Sonika Vaid performs during a dress rehearsal for the final season of " American Idol " on Fox.

Arts&Culture Broadway legend Barbara Cook dead at 89
Author: 0 Broadway legend Barbara Cook dead at 89

Cook's son Adam LeGrant confirmed the actress and singer's death to Variety, noting that she died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan surrounded by family and friends. "You will not be forgotten". The New York Post reports that her Broadway career sadly ended in the early 1970s when she began struggling with depression, alcoholism and weight gain.

Arts&Culture Netflix acquires Scots comic book author's 'Millarworld' firm
Author: 0 Netflix acquires Scots comic book author's 'Millarworld' firm

Already a number of Millar properties - Wanted , Kick-Ass, and Kingsman: The Secret Service - have been turned into films with the latest, Kingsman: The Golden Circle , due in theaters on September 22. "Today Netflix purchased Millarworld and I'm still blinking. We can't wait to harness the creative power of Millarworld to Netflix and start a new era in global storytelling", said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.

Arts&Culture Glen Campbell, Legendary Country Singer and Guitarist, Dies at 81
Author: 0 Glen Campbell, Legendary Country Singer and Guitarist, Dies at 81

Already suffering the ravages of Alzheimer's , Campbell released his final album, "Adios" in June. Among his 80 songs that charted on the Billboard Hot 100 or Billboard Country charts were hits such as Rhinestone Cowboy , By the Time I Get to Phoenix and his cover of John Hartford's Gentle on My Mind.

Arts&Culture 'Bachelor in Paradise' Promo Shows Corinne Olympios, DeMario Jackson in Pool
Author: 0 'Bachelor in Paradise' Promo Shows Corinne Olympios, DeMario Jackson in Pool

It's made headlines around the world and is trending on social media. Following the alleged incident, the " Paradise " producers are focused on ensuring the safety of the cast and crew. EST! As previously reported, Warner Bros. found no evidence of wrongdoing after a producer filed a sexual misconduct report stemming from an interaction between contestants Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson on set in June.

Arts&Culture MTV Announces Artists For Video Music Awards 2017
Author: 0 MTV Announces Artists For Video Music Awards 2017

As of now, Kendrick Lamar is in the lead with no less than eight nominations, while The Weeknd and Katy Perry are currently head to head, each having five nominations. When the girl group is nominated at the VMAs they tend to win. This is the first VMA nomination for Mendes, but Cyrus contends for the ninth time, and she previously won Video of the Year in 2014 for "Wrecking Ball".

Arts&Culture Miley Cyrus Goes All Benjamin Button With New Album Name
Author: 0 Miley Cyrus Goes All Benjamin Button With New Album Name

Younger Now will be the former Hannah Montana star's sixth studio album, following her 2013 record Bangerz as well as Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz , her collaboration with the Flaming Lips . Her July feature in Harper's Bazaar displayed her best natural features, those pools of eyes, no makeup, flowing skirts, and cozy sweaters surrounding the singer.

Arts&Culture Before moving to PSG, Neymar helped convince Alves to join
Author: 0 Before moving to PSG, Neymar helped convince Alves to join

Germany global Draxler, who has made 25 appearances and scored 10 goals for PSG since joining from VfL Wolfsburg in January, possesses a similar profile to Neymar , as a highly skilful inside-out wide player with excellent vision. The newspaper has revealed that Barcelona have their eye on the midfielder and are planning on using some of Neymar transfer fund to pay for the attacker.

Arts&Culture 'A Christmas Story' Music Event Gets a Premiere Date and Maya Rudolph
Author: 0 'A Christmas Story' Music Event Gets a Premiere Date and Maya Rudolph

A Christmas Story is inspired by the film A Christmas Story and the Tony-nominated Broadway production A Christmas Story : The Musical. FOX has its latest live musical and it's set to arrive just in time for the holidays. However, as more casting announcements are released, hopefully A Christmas Story's creative team will deem it necessary to give Rudoplh's character a full name.

Arts&Culture Drake Says He's Working On A New Album
Author: 0 Drake Says He's Working On A New Album

As was previously announced OVO artists, PARTYNEXTDOOR , dvsn , Majid Jordan and Roy Woods all hit the stage in Toronto as well. As XXL explains, the Drake /Lanez beef began almost two years ago, apparently because Lanez - whose sing-rapping owes a lot to Drake's influence - tweeted that it wasn't cool to refer to Toronto as "the 6", a nickname Drake had coined.

Arts&Culture Greg Schiano: Ohio State DL the most talented he's coached
Author: 0 Greg Schiano: Ohio State DL the most talented he's coached

Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano has served as a head coach in the National Football League, but it's his Buckeyes defensive line for this upcoming season that he believes is the best he's ever coached. "It is. We had a great player in Tampa by the name of Gerald McCoy , tremendous player, but that was one guy". Is this the most talented D line you've ever been around? Schiano's effusive praise for the Buckeyes' defense might not be all that overblown.

Arts&Culture Kendall Jenner Hits Back After Being Accused Of Not Tipping A Bartender!
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner Hits Back After Being Accused Of Not Tipping A Bartender!

Jenner's rumored boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, played at Webster Hall on Thursday, which could explain why the 21-year-old model was in New York City. "Damn, I guess next time we won't tip in cash", Jenner wrote . But Jenner fired back at the accusation claiming she tipped using cash. After much backlash, Pepsi pulled the ad . Kris Jenner can cross this one off the "Scandals My Kids Are Involved In" whiteboard in her office, and the rest of us can wait patiently for the next Kendall Jenner ...

Arts&Culture Lighthouse sculpture honors boy killed by alligator at Walt Disney World
Author: 0 Lighthouse sculpture honors boy killed by alligator at Walt Disney World

Lane Graves was vacationing at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa in Orlando with his family when he was snatched by the alligator as he waded in the water. His father, Matt, jumped into save him, but could not free his son. The foundation is dedicated to supporting families of children needing life-saving organ transplants.

Arts&Culture Design Company Attempts to Rebrand Swastika, Fails
Author: 0 Design Company Attempts to Rebrand Swastika, Fails

The story of the attempt to re-brand the swastika appeared in several newspapers in Israel and Arsen Ostrovsky, the executive director of the Israeli-Jewish Congress, denounced the company's clothing line as "obscene and disgusting". The company said they wanted to transform the swastika into a symbol of peace and love, despite it being a symbol long linked with Nazism and the Holocaust.

Arts&Culture Tesco Are Scrapping The 5p Carrier Bag Option!
Author: 0 Tesco Are Scrapping The 5p Carrier Bag Option!

This comes on top of an 80 per cent reduction in carrier bag use since the initial 5p charge was brought in in 2014. Matt Davies , UK and Republic of Ireland CEO at Tesco, said: "The number of bags being bought by our customers has already reduced dramatically".

Arts&Culture Jeremy McConnell 'threatened to throw ACID in Steph Davis' face'
Author: 0 Jeremy McConnell 'threatened to throw ACID in Steph Davis' face'

Stephanie and Jeremy have been in an on/ off romance since meeting on Celebrity Big Brother . Ms Davis, who claims McConnell has blown £180,000 on cocaine, said he left the house but returned and attacked her again. "I put my arm up, I've never hit Stephanie". McConnell had taken drugs when he grabbed Ms Davis by the face and punched and bit her after he accused her of having a lesbian relationship and an affair with a fireman.

Arts&Culture John Kani to star as Rafiki in Lion King remake
Author: 0 John Kani to star as Rafiki in Lion King remake

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Luke Cage's Alfre Woodard , who plays the villain Mariah Dillard on the show, will voice Sarabi . He'll next appear in the Chadwick Boseman-led Black Panther , reprising his role as the former king of Wakanda.

Arts&Culture Ajay Devgn Denies Trimming Baadshaho Scene, Says 'Haven't Made A Porn Film'
Author: 0 Ajay Devgn Denies Trimming Baadshaho Scene, Says 'Haven't Made A Porn Film'

Speaking at the launch of the trailer of Baadshaho in Mumbai on Monday, Ajay Devgn vehemently dismissed the reports. "We have definitely not made a porn film". "As a director-producer I have not faced any problem". Set during the emergency period, Baadshaho is inspired by real-life events during the Emergency and revolves around stolen gold, a thief ( Ajay Devgn ), an undercover cop (Vidyut Jammwal), a character inspired by Maharani Gayatri Devi (Ileana D'Cruz) and an army officer ( ...

Arts&Culture Godzilla star Haruo Nakajima dies aged 88
Author: 0 Godzilla star Haruo Nakajima dies aged 88

While plenty of other actors have appeared as the monster in subsequent films, as well as the monster being rendered by computer animation, many fans believe that Nakajima's was the definitive Godzilla . In the years following his forced retirement in 1973, Nakajima slowed down a bit, but had become a fixture on the convention scene for some time and in recent years quite a bit, especially the US.

Arts&Culture Sinead O'Connor suicidal at New Jersey motel
Author: 0 Sinead O'Connor suicidal at New Jersey motel

O'Connor said in the 12-minute video that she has walked the world alone for two years as punishment for being mentally ill, angry and suicidal. Not to me, but the fact I know that I am only one of millions and millions and millions of people who are just like me, actually, that don't necessarily have the resources I have in my heart and my purse.

Arts&Culture Trump at 200 days: Declining approval amid widespread mistrust
Author: 0 Trump at 200 days: Declining approval amid widespread mistrust

The poll found " Trump losing support inside the Republican Party and a noticeable drop in his perceived honesty". And the White House has had somewhat of a revolving door for officials lately. Half of whites without college degrees share that view. About the same number say his management style and the high rate of turnover in the West Wing hurts the administration's ability to be effective (58%).

Arts&Culture Two Huge Matches Announced For Raw and SummerSlam
Author: 0 Two Huge Matches Announced For Raw and SummerSlam

WWE's Mike Rome mentioned in the video that Bayley will appear at Raw on Monday night in Toronto to address her future. So what exactly is this match type, and how does it work? This time, though, it was a Last Man Standing match. 1 contender for Bliss. Having the undeniably best match on the Battleground card, it's natural for them to have another crack at each other on an A PPV.

Arts&Culture 'The Bachelorette' rejects handicap the season finale
Author: 0 'The Bachelorette' rejects handicap the season finale

Her date with Kraus was still as intense as the previous couple dates, with Lindsay still unsure where Kraus stood. "She told the runner-up not to contact her because she said it wouldn't be fair", the insider shared with the magazine. "Then", he responded, "I can do nothing but wish you the very best". Earlier in the episode, Lindsay also said goodbye to Bigger, who overcame a rough beginning to the season to become a dark horse finalist and audience favorite.

Arts&Culture Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon
Author: 0 Lucille Ball Biopic Starring Cate Blanchett Is Coming to Amazon

And generally speaking, casting a screen legend like Cate Blanchett as another one named Lucille Ball seems like a smart bet. Demigod Cate Blanchett just signed on to star as Lucile Ball in the upcoming biopic Lucy and Desi and we're so thrilled we may just go stomp around in a barrel of grapes to celebrate.

Arts&Culture New Yorker releases audio of Scaramucci interview
Author: 0 New Yorker releases audio of Scaramucci interview

These ideas were part of a memo by Scaramucci on how to improve the Trump administration's image after he hired as the new communications director. But he predicts Scaramucci will still advise the president from outside the White House.

Arts&Culture Idina Menzel Stops Concert So Little Boy Can Sing 'Let It Go'…Twice
Author: 0 Idina Menzel Stops Concert So Little Boy Can Sing 'Let It Go'…Twice

Luke has some wise words for anyone who defines "Let It Go" as a girls-only song: "I know boys don't like "Let It Go" because it's a girl's song, but songs are for everyone". "I'm offended!" (Trust us Luke , we are too). Menzel was excited that there was a little boy was at her concert , she said in the video. Luke even got to wrap up the segment with Menzel, all by himself.

Arts&Culture Amy Schumer to star in Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' on Broadway
Author: 0 Amy Schumer to star in Steve Martin's 'Meteor Shower' on Broadway

And get this: her co-stars are Laura Benanti , Keegan Michael Key and Alan Tudyk . Controversial comic superstar Amy Schumer will, come November, make her first appearance on the Great White Way. Martin was last represented on Broadway with his bluegrass-driven musical Bright Star . " Bright Star " was co-written by Edie Brickell and was a hit in the box office.

Arts&Culture 'Inhumans': Serinda Swan Responds To Criticism Of Medusa's CGI Wig
Author: 0 'Inhumans': Serinda Swan Responds To Criticism Of Medusa's CGI Wig

As SYFY WIRE's Tara Bennett reported from this Sunday's TCA panel, Marvel's Inhumans eight-episode TV series will have a limited two-week IMAX run (the show was filmed with IMAX cameras) kicking off on September 1 with a 75-minute version of the first two episodes, before airing an "84-minute premiere with new footage come September 29 on ABC".

Author: 0 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Are Emotional After These Characters Finally Reunited

But instead of saying thanks, Bran simply tells him, " Chaos is a ladder ". If Arya kills Littlefinger and adopts her faceless skill with her victim - just like she did with Walder Frey at the very start of season seven - she could prove a very unsafe player in the oncoming war for the Iron Throne.

Arts&Culture Beyoncé and Jay-Z put their skates on for night out
Author: 0 Beyoncé and Jay-Z put their skates on for night out

Unfortunately for the star, her latest pictures have sparked a breast feeding debate among her fans who are concerned she might be drinking alcohol which, when done to excess, is widely thought to affect a baby's development. The individual stated: " Beyonce and Jay were with a large group of friends and a couple of bodyguards. Beyonce andando de Patins em LA ( Beyonce on skates in Los Angeles)".

Arts&Culture DirecTV Now finally signs deal for CBS and Showtime
Author: 0 DirecTV Now finally signs deal for CBS and Showtime

Moonves announced Monday that It's CBS All Access OTT service, combined with the Showtime OTT product, will exceed 4 million subscribers by the end of the year. Paul, Miami - Ft. In the beginning, live local affiliates will be available from stations owned and operated by CBS. All affiliates of CBS and The CW will have the opportunity to participate going forward as well.

Author: 0 WWE: Bayley off of SummerSlam due to separated shoulder

What does come as surprise is how WWE plans to fill the Bayley void. We found out, after her evaluations this morning, that Bayley will not be at SummerSlam . Assuming the injury is real, though, this is obviously disgusting news for Bayley , who had a major opportunity ahead of her with a title match in her very first SummerSlam .

Arts&Culture Mets' Noah Syndergaard Makes Game Of Thrones Cameo
Author: 0 Mets' Noah Syndergaard Makes Game Of Thrones Cameo

Syndergaard, who is an avid Game of Thrones fan, got to show off some of his 100 mph+ arm strength, as he launched a spear into a charging Dothraki soldier. We won't specify whether or not he made it out alive... but let's just say things got pretty heated. Game Of Thrones airs Sundays on HBO . Spoiler Warning: If you have yet to watch the fourth episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones , " The Spoils of War ", I suggest you make like Theon Greyjoy and turn and flee.

Arts&Culture NRI techie returns from U.S., finds his mother's skeleton
Author: 0 NRI techie returns from U.S., finds his mother's skeleton

Paramjit Singh Dahiya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Zone 9 said, "Our probe is on to ascertain the cause of death and how no one realised it". Mumbai: A Mumbai techie working in the U.S., who last spoke to his mother over the phone a year ago, arrived home on Sunday to find it locked - and his mother's skeleton inside.

Arts&Culture Storms Monday, Pleasant week ahead
Author: 0 Storms Monday, Pleasant week ahead

The morning low in Fayetteville was 69. A few showers will hang on late across north and north central Alabama Sunday night . Showers and some steadier rain will likely develop during the afternoon and become widespread by the evening.