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Arts&Culture Italy dancing with the 5-Stars but vote inconclusive
Author: 0 Italy dancing with the 5-Stars but vote inconclusive

His party, which campaigned on a fiercely anti-migrant ticket, looked set to win more than 17 per cent of the vote against just 4 per cent at the last national election in 2013. Another projection that looked only at how parties fared had the 5-Star Movement snagging 31.8 per cent of the vote, but far from the threshold it needed to form a government.

Arts&Culture Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies at Sacramento home
Author: 0 Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies at Sacramento home

He founded Tower Records in 1960 with the first store on Watt Avenue. A San Francisco branch opened in 1968, followed by a Tower Records store in Hollywood in 1970. Tower Records filed twice for bankruptcy protection and closed in 2006. The story of Solomon's famed record store empire was chronicled in the 2015 Colin Hanks-directed documentary " All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records".

Arts&Culture Thousands sign petition calling for national holiday for Billy Graham
Author: 0 Thousands sign petition calling for national holiday for Billy Graham

Musicians who had shared Graham's stage would sing. Following his death at the age of 99, Mr Graham became the fourth private citizen in U.S. history to lie in repose in the United States Capitol building, where President Trump paid tribute to him as "an ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and the gift of God's grace".

Arts&Culture Martin Shkreli must forfeit almost $7.4 million, judge orders
Author: 0 Martin Shkreli must forfeit almost $7.4 million, judge orders

A USA judge on Monday ordered Martin Shkreli , former CEO of a drug company, to hand over more than 7.3 million US dollars in assets for his role in defrauding investors. That is, unless government also seizes Shkreli's intellectual property rights to the album - apparently granted in the contract. The defense had argued that Shkreli shouldn't have to forfeit anything, because the hedge fund investors actually ended up making a profit.

Arts&Culture 5 things we learnt in Barcelona 1 Vs 0 Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 5 things we learnt in Barcelona 1 Vs 0 Atletico Madrid

It took the 30-year old just 747 appearances in all competitions to get to this impressive number. It was also the third consecutive game Messi has scored a free kick, exhibiting three different styles. But while the victory edged Barcelona closer to a 25th league title, and Messi's eighth, it came at a cost as Andrés Iniesta limped off with a hamstring injury in the first half.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson debuts 'Time's Up' tattoo-but there's just one problem
Author: 0 Emma Watson debuts 'Time's Up' tattoo-but there's just one problem

We could make a Hermione joke here, but we're going to refrain. If she had done the hashtag #TimesUp or something, fans wouldn't comment. She must like the look, because she stuck with it for yesterday's Vanity Fair party. It's most likely temporary, or at least we hope it is. Tattoos really need an edit option. But people were quick to notice that the actress and United Nations ambassador was missing a vital punctuation mark from the inking - an apostrophe.

Arts&Culture Oscars 2018: Coco's 'Remember Me' wins Best Original Song
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: Coco's 'Remember Me' wins Best Original Song

Plenty of stars are nearly there, but very few can actually say they hold the honour, which is the achievement of winning all four major entertainment awards: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony. Winning all four awards is rare - but, as of Sunday night, Robert Lopez , at only 43, has done it twice . As for the Emmys , he won two Daytime Emmys for doing work on the animated series Wonder Pets .

Arts&Culture Rapper Rick Ross reportedly hospitalized in Florida
Author: 0 Rapper Rick Ross reportedly hospitalized in Florida

According to reports from multiple United States outlets including TMZ and People , Ross was found to be "unresponsive" after emergency services were called to his Miami home Thursday morning. He posted on Instagram: "JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE..." TMZ first broke the news of the rapper's ill health last week, saying that he may have pneumonia and posting what it said was audio from the paramedics sent to treat him.

Arts&Culture Black Mirror renewed for season 5
Author: 0 Black Mirror renewed for season 5

Netflix bosses said: "Patience is a virtue, but rest easy knowing there is more Black Mirror on the way". The first two seasons - both of which aired on Britain's Channel 4 - included only three episodes, while the third and fourth - which shifted to Netflix - featured six.

Arts&Culture China justifies scrapping of two-term presidential limit
Author: 0 China justifies scrapping of two-term presidential limit

Upholding the party's leadership and reflecting the will of the people should be the principles for amending the Constitution, he said. "Well according to the constitution of the CPC there is no such provision that there shall be no more than two successive terms for the General Secretary or Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in the Constitution of the China", Zhang said.

Arts&Culture Apple to launch self-branded premium headphones by 2018-end
Author: 0 Apple to launch self-branded premium headphones by 2018-end

Apple launching its own line of headphones sounds like a risky proposition, given that the company already owns Beats, a hugely successful brand that produces several types of headphones, including over-the-ear models. As per the report, the rumored headphones will have noise-canceling capabilities and will sit in the high-end price segment. It's believed that the new headphones will be priced towards the upper end of the market.

Arts&Culture Margot Robbie Brought Her Mum To The Oscars & They're Stuntin'
Author: 0 Margot Robbie Brought Her Mum To The Oscars & They're Stuntin'

Okay, nothing further from the truth. From 90 Academy Award presenter Zendaya to Best Actress nominee Margot Robbie turned heads. Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding , and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history.

Arts&Culture Allison Janney wins supporting actress Oscar for 'I, Tonya'
Author: 0 Allison Janney wins supporting actress Oscar for 'I, Tonya'

I Love You (with Hillary Swank and Gerard Butler), and 2001's Kate & Leopold (starring Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman)-screenwriter Steven Rodgers was ready to take on a project that was the "polar opposite" of what he'd done in the past. "And Patti LuPone is going to be on our show, so I get to be with her tomorrow". Earlier in the week, Janney said on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that she had never been to the Oscars , even though she had been invited before.

Arts&Culture Gary Oldman takes home Academy Award for Darkest Hour
Author: 0 Gary Oldman takes home Academy Award for Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman wrapped up a wall-to-wall run as the Oscar favorite for Best Actor with a victory for playing Winston Churchill in Focus Features' Darkest Hour on Sunday at the 90th Academy Awards . He also addressed his 98-year-old mother, who he said was watching the ceremony from her sofa. Jimmy Kimmel returned as host. As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister.

Arts&Culture James Ivory's Oscar win proves age is just a number
Author: 0 James Ivory's Oscar win proves age is just a number

The 22-year-old has become something of a fashion icon during the last few months, popping up at designer events during men's Fashion Week and killing it while touring the world promoting his films. On recieving the award, Ivory thanked his deceased Merchant-Ivory partners Ismail Merchant and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala as well as André Aciman . And thus his acceptance speech couldn't have been complete without their mention.

Arts&Culture Oscars: All the Best Picture winners you can watch on Netflix
Author: 0 Oscars: All the Best Picture winners you can watch on Netflix

The Academy Awards were moved a week later this year because of the Olympics. "He followed that tradition last year and plans to repeat it again this year". Power Home Remodeling, a Chester, Pennsylvania company, put up three billboards outside Cleveland, Ohio, trying to convince National Basketball Association star LeBron James to come to Philadelphia to play with the 76ers.

Arts&Culture Kimmel's Oscars movie theater stunt a hit
Author: 0 Kimmel's Oscars movie theater stunt a hit

The segment saluted breakthroughs of women and people of color behind and in front of the camera, citing the critical and commercial success of such works as the blockbuster Marvel superhero film " Black Panther ", featuring a predominantly African-American cast.

Arts&Culture Oscars 2018: Heres what Frances McDormand meant by inclusion rider
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: Heres what Frances McDormand meant by inclusion rider

Frances McDormand accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " at the Oscars , March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles . Earlier this year, actor Octavia Spencer revealed that Jessica Chastain had fought for her to make a significantly higher salary by negotiating a joint deal on an upcoming film.

Arts&Culture Tiffany Haddish re-wears 'Girls Trip' gown to Oscars
Author: 0 Tiffany Haddish re-wears 'Girls Trip' gown to Oscars

Tiffany Haddish wasn't kidding when she said she would constantly re-wear the Alexander McQueen gown she donned to her " Girls Trip " premiere. You already wore it. You go, girl! Our only question is, will she be wearing it to Beyonce and JAY-Z's Oscar's after-party? Before announcing the victor of their category, Haddish made the most of her platform, and also told Meryl Streep "I'd like you to be my mama one day".

Arts&Culture Can South Africa stop cycles of corruption?
Author: 0 Can South Africa stop cycles of corruption?

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he wants the issue of the transfer of land from white to black owners to be resolved "once and for all". A group that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner minority said this week that it plans to launch an worldwide campaign to warn governments and foreign investors that property rights would be vulnerable and investments would not be safe if the government proceeds with land reform.

Arts&Culture This Latin American Film Wins At The Oscars
Author: 0 This Latin American Film Wins At The Oscars

During his speech, he called her the "inspiration" for the production. "This film was made by a lot of friends and artists". "I moved from being a man to a woman and I'm glad I did it". In the film, Orlando's family bars Marina from the funeral, kicks her out of the apartment she and Orlando meant to share, and even takes away her beloved German shepherd, Diabla.

Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian's Baby Gender Is

Already this year, sister Kim Kardashian West welcomed daughter Chicago via surrogate , while fellow first-time mom Kylie Jenner gave birth to daughter Stormi on February 1. "Everyone says you feel what you're having and I felt like I was having a boy LOL it's a complete scam that you feel that you're having LOL only God knows what he's doing".

Arts&Culture Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For Three Billboards
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For Three Billboards

In Three Billboards , set in the fictional middle American town of Ebbing-Rockwell plays Dixon, a bigoted cop and momma's boy who comes into conflict with Frances McDormand's Mildred, a grieving mother and heat-seeking missile, out for blood after the vicious rape and murder of her daughter, which has gone unaccounted for by local police.

Arts&Culture Emily Blunt Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious In 'Mary Poppins' Teaser
Author: 0 Emily Blunt Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious In 'Mary Poppins' Teaser

The teaser also gives us a look at the grownup Jane and Michael Banks, played by Ben Wishaw and Emily Mortimer . Mr. Van Dyke also appears in the new version in a different role, as the son of the penny-pinching banker Mr. "In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane ( Emily Mortimer ) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane".

Arts&Culture Satire 'Get Out' earns top honor at Independent Spirit Awards
Author: 0 Satire 'Get Out' earns top honor at Independent Spirit Awards

Mulaney continued. "Can I still not watch them or must I reevaluate based on these new allegations that were a matter of public record 30 years ago?" McDormand is up for and expected to win best actress at the Oscars on Sunday. He mimicked the most ridiculous aspects of the Male Apology trends, saying, "Like many men, I'm only just learning that women don't like it when you run at them fully erect with hate in your eyes".

Arts&Culture 'Black Panther' Reaches Nearly $900 Million at Worldwide Box Office
Author: 0 'Black Panther' Reaches Nearly $900 Million at Worldwide Box Office

It will go down as one of the highest grossing Marvel standalone films of all time . Along with a massive $122 million weekend gross overseas, Black Panther has now reached $897.7 million at the worldwide box office. I don't expect it to hang around very long, but it only cost MGM $30 million to make, so add in some foreign box office and they should have a victor in the end.

Arts&Culture Rita Moreno re-wears dress from 1962 Oscars win
Author: 0 Rita Moreno re-wears dress from 1962 Oscars win

The 86-year-old star appeared on the red carpet in the same dress she wore 56 years ago to pick up her gong for West Side Story . The film was originally made in the Philippines. It's been hanging in my closet and I go and stroke it now and then. Rita Moreno , who is set to present at the 90th Academy Awards tonight in Los Angeles, is bringing a piece of Oscars history with her.

Arts&Culture Michelle Wie grabs victory at the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore
Author: 0 Michelle Wie grabs victory at the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore

Korda, 19, caught fire Saturday to overtake Danielle Kang as the leader on Sentosa Golf Club's Tanjong Course . However, it all came down to the par-4 18th. Michelle Wie salutes for the first time in almost four years on the LPGA Tour . I'm just really proud of myself for pulling myself out of it. "My caddie did a great job of keeping me in the game, and keeping me entertained throughout the round.

Arts&Culture Unmissable pictures of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Unmissable pictures of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Last month, the country banned the release of PadMan , a film on menstrual hygiene starring Akshay Kumar and Radhika Apte. In Hasan's words: "The film not only mixed Quranic verses with Hindu chants but also portrayed Muslims in a negative light as they were shown using Quranic verses to do black magic." The 29-year-old cricketer had earlier taken time to share the trailer of the film too.

Arts&Culture Nokia and Vodafone plan to bring 4G mobile network to the moon
Author: 0 Nokia and Vodafone plan to bring 4G mobile network to the moon

Vodafone and Nokia this week proclaimed that the two companies would soon be delivering LTE wireless broadband.on the moon . 4G cell phone network services will go beyond Earth to reach Moon by 2019, Vodafone said. The vehicles will be exploring the Moon as a potential habitat for humans to live in. "This project involves a radically innovative approach to the development of mobile network infrastructure", said Vodafone Germany Chief Executive Hannes Ametsreiter .

Arts&Culture MASH star David Ogden Stiers dies of bladder cancer at 75
Author: 0 MASH star David Ogden Stiers dies of bladder cancer at 75

He was also the voice of an announcer in George Lucas' 1971 feature directorial debut, THX 1138 . He followed that up with several TV guest starring roles, including appearing in the pilot of Charlie's Angels , learning to drive a vehicle for the first time for one episode of Kojak , and also episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda .

Arts&Culture #Oscars2018: JLaw, Jodie Foster to present 'Best Actress' trophy
Author: 0 #Oscars2018: JLaw, Jodie Foster to present 'Best Actress' trophy

The Best Actor victor decided not to present at the end of January because he feared he'd become a distraction. According to Deadline, Casey notified the Academy of his decision not to present as it would have "created controversy" due to the allegations of inappropriate behaviour levelled against him.

Arts&Culture Oscars 2018: The 9 Best Picture nominees
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: The 9 Best Picture nominees

It has lost some momentum in the best picture race, where it was the favorite for several weeks but now is in second place in the betting. But when I look over the films that have won Best Picture in this century, there is only one movie, "Gladiator" (2000), that I have ever watched twice.

Arts&Culture Look! Kylie Jenner shares adorable snap of Stormi
Author: 0 Look! Kylie Jenner shares adorable snap of Stormi

It's the first time Kylie has revealed her daughter's face having previously shared an image of her cradling the newborn. Kylie Jenner gave fans a closer look at her 1-month-old daughter, Stormi , on Saturday, and not surprisingly, she's a beauty.

Arts&Culture Weinstein Co, New York Attorney General in last-minute talks to avoid bankruptcy
Author: 0 Weinstein Co, New York Attorney General in last-minute talks to avoid bankruptcy

But the two sides soon returned to talks, along with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , who filed a lawsuit against the company three weeks ago that threw a wrench in the deal. "We will work with the parties in the weeks ahead to ensure that the parties honor and memorialize these commitments", Schneiderman said. But the deal began to fall apart on February 11, when Schneiderman filed a civil rights lawsuit against Weinstein, his namesake company and his brother and ...

Arts&Culture So Where's Star Wars?
Author: 0 So Where's Star Wars?

The two movies in the new trilogy has seen original cast members, including Mark Hamill , Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and General Leia Organa respectively. Entertainment Weekly has released synopses for five deleted scenes that will be featured on the Blu-ray and digital release for The Last Jedi .

Arts&Culture Jaspal Atwal row: India slams Justin Trudeau's defence of Canadian official
Author: 0 Jaspal Atwal row: India slams Justin Trudeau's defence of Canadian official

New Delhi dismissed as "baseless and unacceptable" the allegation by Ottawa that the rogue political elements in India might have had arranged the invitation to Atwal for the reception hosted by High Commissioner of Canada, Nadir Patel. Atwal has visited India as many as four times before this. Prior to stepping down as caucus chair, Sarai released a statement about the incident, which has proven to be a public relations disaster for the Trudeau government.

Arts&Culture Elton John furiously leaves stage during Las Vegas performance
Author: 0 Elton John furiously leaves stage during Las Vegas performance

As his show on Thursday night (March 1) wrapped up, however, John was captured on film in the middle of an altercation with one fan who got a bit too close to the performance. He went off mic and clearly mouthed f**k off twice and then pushed his hand. John, 70, appears to shout an expletive at the fan before getting up from his seat and walking off the stage.