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Author: 0 "Beauty and The Beast" Obliterates Box Office Records

Despite censorships and edits across the world for its " exclusively gay moment ", Disney's " Beauty and the Beast " broke the box office . The reversal adds to the good news for " Beauty ", which collected $174.8 million in US and Canadian theaters over the weekend for the best March opening ever , according to researcher ComScore Inc.

Arts&Culture Kesha loses another battle in ongoing war with Dr. Luke
Author: 0 Kesha loses another battle in ongoing war with Dr. Luke

New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich ruled against the idea Kesha should be afforded such an out, agreeing with Dr. Luke that she did not give proper notice about the payment. Kesha also claimed Dr Luke had breached their contract and that she was owed further royalties, however he countered that, claiming she owed him $1.3million (£1million) instead.

Arts&Culture Lindsay Lohan to present new prank show
Author: 0 Lindsay Lohan to present new prank show

It's Lindsay , b***h! The trailer for Lindsay Lohan's epic new reality TV show, 'The Anti-Social Network, ' was leaked on March 21 and you would not believe what LiLo has in store for viewers when it hits the airwaves! What's interesting is the show is quite unlike anything we've seen before, with social media as the channel through which all the pranks are played.

Author: 0 Trumps Plan To Cut EPA Funding Concerns Scientist

This would result in approximately 3,200 fewer positions at the agency. The total elimination of funding for 50 EPA programs totaling $347 million, including Energy Star, a voluntary labeling program, created in 1992, designed to identify energy-efficient, cost-saving home appliances, lighting, and electronics for consumers.

Arts&Culture No Scrubs writers given credit on Ed Sheeran's Shape of You
Author: 0 No Scrubs writers given credit on Ed Sheeran's Shape of You

The Ascap website does not specify the reason for the new additions to the songwriting credits but fans have noted similarities in the lyrics. " Shape of You " is from Sheeran's latest album '÷', and has been sitting at #1 on Billboard's Top 100 chart's for seven weeks now (since February 18).

Arts&Culture Miley Cyrus's Mom Addresses Those Liam Hemsworth Wedding Rumors
Author: 0 Miley Cyrus's Mom Addresses Those Liam Hemsworth Wedding Rumors

Bravo Media heads to NASHVILLE for a charming new series, CYRUS VS. CYRUS : DESIGN AND CONQUER, featuring Tish and Brandi Cyrus premiering Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/PT. "She would have had some fabulous wedding dress, not just, like, the frilly top she was wearing in the photo". However, when asked if what would be the theme of her sister's wedding in the future, she said it would be "pretty chill".

Author: 0 Gov't begins removal of Brazilian corned beef

Rambharat said, “I want to emphasise that the products subject to recall are processed meat products only, as Trinidad and Tobago has never issued permits to import raw beef or chicken from Brazil. Additionally, as a precautionary measure, all corned beef now on the shelves will be withdrawn. Brazil's Agriculture Minister met with foreign ambassadors on Monday to reassure them and try to prevent trade sanctions.

Arts&Culture Dino Melaye Never Graduated From ABU - Exam Officers
Author: 0 Dino Melaye Never Graduated From ABU - Exam Officers

Accusing the media of publishing fake documents, Melaye said he was now pursing his seventh degree at the university. Still waiting for Sahara to indict me. The senator representing Kogi West , Dino Melaye's has reacted to allegations that he did not obtain his first degree in Geography from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna.

Arts&Culture NewsAlert: Ontario man wanted for first degree murder in boy's death
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Ontario man wanted for first degree murder in boy's death

Catharines man in connection with a first-degree murder and an attempted murder on Friday. Kuijer was also wanted in connection with the stabbing of an employee at a local RBC branch shortly after Dumas as attacked. "She is certainly supportive and we are doing what we can to protect her with Mr. Kuijer still outstanding", Gavin said. Members of the public who have information are invited to call the Niagara Regional Police.

Arts&Culture 'Rogue One': Darth Vader Body Count Was Even Higher in Early Script
Author: 0 'Rogue One': Darth Vader Body Count Was Even Higher in Early Script

During their conversation, he revealed that originally, his sarcastic droid wasn't gunned down by unnamed stormtroopers. "Rogue One Melded" to "A New Hope" v.2 from Barre Fong on Vimeo. They were jumping and later Leia's ship had to come from Alderaan to help them. Either way, let's just be satisfied in knowing that Krennic didn't live on to trouble the Rebel Alliance another day.

Arts&Culture Singapore The Most Expensive City
Author: 0 Singapore The Most Expensive City

New Yorkers love to complain about how expensive everything in the city is, but New York City has got nothing on Singapore , or nine other major global cities for that matter. As for the world's most expensive cities, Asia dominated the top 10. With Singapore on top, Hong Kong (second), Tokyo (fourth), Osaka (fifth) and Seoul (sixth) in South Korea also making it, the top 10 was 50 percent Asian.

Arts&Culture Salman Khan BEATS Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar, here's how
Author: 0 Salman Khan BEATS Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar, here's how

Kumar had three Rs 100 crore club films in the financial year, Tinu Suresh Desai's period drama Rustom , Sajid-Farhad's comedy Houseful 3 and most recently, Subhash Kapoor's courtroom drama Jolly LLB 2 . Khan was followed by Akshay Kumar, who paid Rs 29.5 crore as advance tax for the year. This dip was despite his box office hit, Karan Johar's romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil .

Author: 0 Chuck Berry Dead: Legendary Musician Dies At Age 90

Chuck Berry's music sales are skyrocketing after his death. "His stories were more like poems than lyrics-the likes of " Johnny B. Goode " or 'Maybellene .' To us he was a magician making music that was exotic yet normal at the same time".

Arts&Culture Disney Hit With Lawsuit Claiming 'Zootopia' Ripped Off 'Total Recall' Writer
Author: 0 Disney Hit With Lawsuit Claiming 'Zootopia' Ripped Off 'Total Recall' Writer

It claims there are substantial similarities between his project and last year's animated blockbuster, which was released in the United Kingdom as Zootropolis. The complaint adds that Goldman was working with Brigham Taylor , "Walt Disney Pictures' Executive Vice President of Production and Development at the time", who agreed to hear Goldman's Zootopia pitch in February 2009.

Arts&Culture Trump budget would hurt local arts
Author: 0 Trump budget would hurt local arts

Removing NEA funding "would truly be devastating for arts and culture in this country, and locally as well". Losing the National Endowment for the Arts would be a setback for us and for our community - as it would be for thousands of organizations and communities nationwide.

Author: 0 Remembering Music Icon Chuck Berry 10:37

After news broke that Chuck Berry , founding father of rock "n" roll, died on Saturday at the age of 90, many fans turned to his music, sending sales of the artist's catalog through the roof. His singles did even better, going up more than 11,684 percent, with about a quarter of the sales going to his hit single, " Johnny B. Goode ". He worked throughout his 90's and was working on an album called Chuck which was going to be released this year, the first album in over 30 years.

Arts&Culture Sanjay Dutt injured on 'Bhoomi' sets, suffers rib fracture
Author: 0 Sanjay Dutt injured on 'Bhoomi' sets, suffers rib fracture

Veteran Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is now busy shooting for his upcoming film Bhoomi, has suffered an injury while shooting for an action scene for the climax of the movie. Dutt is back to his shooting routine and is busy with back-to-back action sequences for the climax of Bhoomi . The flick, which will hit the theatres on August 4, is a revenge drama that revolves around a father-daughter relationship that will be shot entirely in Uttar Pradesh.

Arts&Culture Beauty and the Beast is exactly as expected
Author: 0 Beauty and the Beast is exactly as expected

If it meets this huge projected figure, the film could be also join the top ten grossing films from opening weekend of all time, as well as being the biggest March opener if it beats the $ 166 million debut of Batman vs. For anyone totally obsessed with Beauty and the Beast growing up, you will no doubt have completely fallen in love with Belle's big yellow ball gown.

Arts&Culture Spoiler: Huge Name Backstage At Tonight's WWE RAW
Author: 0 Spoiler: Huge Name Backstage At Tonight's WWE RAW

WrestleMania 33 will see the biggest name in the history of WrestleMania fighting the man that the WWE wants to be the biggest name in the future of the event. WrestleMania is supposed to be WWE's show of shows and the be-all and end-all of the wrestling year. But The Undertaker was reportedly hurting badly following his limited participation in The Royal Rumble , and WWE is already teasing his possible retirement at WrestleMania 33 .

Arts&Culture Hasbro ditches iconic boot and wheelbarrow 'tokens' and unveils new Monopoly game
Author: 0 Hasbro ditches iconic boot and wheelbarrow 'tokens' and unveils new Monopoly game

The Thimble, Boot and Wheelbarrow pieces have been axed in favour of the Penguin, Rubber Duck and T-Rex pieces that will be introduced to all future Monopoly games alongside the Scottie Dog, Top Hat, Car, Battleship, Cat pieces. More than four million votes were cast, Hasbro says, and fans were given 64 options including the existing tokens. Interestingly, however, some of the proposed tokens which did not make the cut include modern cultural images such as the hashtag and the ...

Arts&Culture Federer on 'dream start' after winning Indian Wells title
Author: 0 Federer on 'dream start' after winning Indian Wells title

In an all-Russian women's final , Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets 6-7, 7-5, 6-4. At 35 years, he is the oldest Masters 1000 champion since a 34-year-old Andre Agassi won the Cincinnati title in 2004. In his post-match interview - on live television - Wawrinka said in his post-match speech: "I would like to congratulate Roger". He marched to his maiden Masters 1000 semi-final and reached the world's top 20 for the first time there a year ago.

Arts&Culture Colin Farrell to Play Oliver North in Iran-Contra Scandal Amazon Miniseries
Author: 0 Colin Farrell to Play Oliver North in Iran-Contra Scandal Amazon Miniseries

Details on the series are sealed but Lanthimos says it will be "quite different" from their previous collaboration and that Amazon "embraced the project with great enthusiasm". The production is still in very early stages, with the script still being written by Enzo Mileti and Scott Wilson; Ben Stiller and Nicky Weinstock are on-board as executive producers.

Arts&Culture How did 'Supergirl' set up 'The Flash' musical crossover episode?
Author: 0 How did 'Supergirl' set up 'The Flash' musical crossover episode?

Darren Criss plays the Music Meister in Monday's " Supergirl " and in Tuesday's installment of "The Flash", and he brings about the whole music-pocalypse. While the people affected by his power are in a coma, previews for " Duet " suggest that if they die in his reality, they die in real life too. The character's motives leave something to be desired, but considering the whole musical thing, it works.

Arts&Culture Fight for a New Home in Mass Effect: Andromeda
Author: 0 Fight for a New Home in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Scanning things in the environment like the flora and fauna you find will give you Research Data points; a currency that will enable you to craft better equipment and weapons . Love your Biotic powers? Which means company pays for your lunch but you have only 30 minutes to eat and then getting back on the keyboard. Offered that the real games contain several background races such as drell, elcor, batarians, vorcha and lot to include diversity and the feel that we were staying in a world ...

Arts&Culture Power Rangers features cinema's first gay superhero
Author: 0 Power Rangers features cinema's first gay superhero

But who would have known that the Power Rangers film will actually deal with a lot of pervasive, serious, and real issues in real life. Speaking to the media organization, Israelite said that during the movie, audiences will see that Trini is questioning herself and who she is.

Arts&Culture Charlotte Hornets keep playoff hope alive with win against Atlanta Hawks
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets keep playoff hope alive with win against Atlanta Hawks

Even though the Hawks were a bit shorthanded with two starters missing in Paul Millsap and Kent Bazemore , the Hornets weren't messing around in this one as five players scored in double figures for them. Millsap is averaging 18.1 points and 7.7 rebounds, starting all 65 games played. Nicolas Batum also had 16 points, which is encouraging to see after he underwent a CT scan for a series of severe migraines with which he was dealing.

Arts&Culture Mass Effect Andromeda walkthrough: Guide and tips to exploring the new galaxy
Author: 0 Mass Effect Andromeda walkthrough: Guide and tips to exploring the new galaxy

Focus on only a couple of characters to romance, as each has a different number of things that are needed to actually trigger a response from them. Combat clicks far better than it did in previous instalments, however, providing a twitchy experience more akin to a dedicated third-person action game than an RPG with some shooty elements tacked on.

Arts&Culture Marvel's Iron Fist Review: 3 Ups And 7 Downs
Author: 0 Marvel's Iron Fist Review: 3 Ups And 7 Downs

It really sounds like Tan has a take on what his Danny Rand could've been like, and it's a fun thought exercise to wonder how this project might've turned out with someone other than Finn Jones in the lead role. "I think the fans of the source material and the fans of the Netflix and Marvel shows will love what we've created. And obviously I can do my own fight sequences, so those would be more dynamic", said Tan.

Arts&Culture Jim Ross' Wife Was Seriously Injured In A Vespa Accident
Author: 0 Jim Ross' Wife Was Seriously Injured In A Vespa Accident

In case you didn't know. . J.R. poses with Tiger Hattori and his wife Jan at WWE NXT event in San Jose. Jim was first introduced to her by none other than the legendary Ric Flair. Ross' wife, Jan Ross , was involved in a serious auto accident while riding her Vespa. and is now fighting for her life, hospitalized in critical condition.

Arts&Culture A pregnant Natalie Portman stars in James Blake's 'My Willing Heart'
Author: 0 A pregnant Natalie Portman stars in James Blake's 'My Willing Heart'

The black and white footage starts with Portman swimming underwater. " My Willing Heart " appears on Blake's third studio album, The Colour in Anything, which he released in May. Amalia is Portman's secomd child. Portman's husband, Benjamin Millepied , didn't make an appearance with his wife and kids, but he must be so proud of his family for this lovely work.

Arts&Culture Who will win 'DWTS' season 24? Ranking the contestants
Author: 0 Who will win 'DWTS' season 24? Ranking the contestants

The number was goofy and fun and featured all of the head bopping a fan of the sketch or movie could have wanted. Unfortunately, Chris, 46, received the lowest score of the evening - a mere 17/40 - and some harsh criticism from the judges for his Night at the Roxbury-themed Cha Cha with partner Witney.

Arts&Culture New list reveals most popular dog breeds in US
Author: 0 New list reveals most popular dog breeds in US

The stats reflect puppies and other newly registered dogs in the AKC's 189 recognized breeds, according to The Associated Press. The Rottweiler's lands at No. 5 spot nationwide. In addition to the Rottweilers' eye-catching jump in the rankings, "beautiful" and "distinctive" bulldogs among several other breeds have made sizeable moves up the popularity ladder.

Arts&Culture Selena Gomez Sizzles for Spring as She Finally Finds Herself
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Sizzles for Spring as She Finally Finds Herself

In a new 73 Questions video linked to her new April 2017 Vogue cover , the singer opened up her home to the publication's cameras and answered a series of quick-fire posers. She names Natalie Portman as the most fashionable woman she knows, skinny jeans as her favorite trend, and shoulder pads as the trend she wishes she didn't try and never comes back.

Arts&Culture Morse author Colin Dexter dies
Author: 0 Morse author Colin Dexter dies

Dexter's writing also spawned spin-off TV shows, Lewis and Endeavour . His Morse - a cerebral curmudgeon with a love of ale and crossword puzzles - is an iconic character in mystery fiction. MacMillan's publisher Jeremy Trevathan added that Dexter's death represented a "tectonic shift in the worldwide crime writing scene". He was one of those television characters who the nation took to their hearts.

Arts&Culture Elizabeth Banks on Power Rangers:
Author: 0 Elizabeth Banks on Power Rangers: "This one's for my boys"

And though he doesn't play a monster-fighting superhero in the big-screen adaptation of the long-running Saturday morning TV show, that didn't stop him from suiting up! "Thank you, Stephen, I do try to approach each character with a level of dignity", Cranston quipped while stuck in the Ranger helmet.

Arts&Culture Drake's More Life becomes Spotify's best album release ever
Author: 0 Drake's More Life becomes Spotify's best album release ever

No other artist today has so many people listening to the radio show on a Saturday like it's the 60's, but fans tuned in and #morelife flooded social media. One such artist is R&B and hip-hop artist Drake . "Then on the track " Teenage Fever " the 30-year-old MC laments that a lady friend is to 'blame for what could have been" before singing the hook to J.

Author: 0 William, Kate visit Paris 20 years after Diana's death

The bag is from the Fall 2015/16 collection and therefore not available to purchase anymore but that doesn't stop us crushing on it all the same.that gold handle, swoon. Ninety people were killed at the Bataclan. "Kate was interested in my daughter's toy monkey she was holding and said that George had a toy rabbit called Bum Bum", one mother told the Press Association.

Arts&Culture Cheetah Gets Her Claws Out in New Injustice 2 Trailer
Author: 0 Cheetah Gets Her Claws Out in New Injustice 2 Trailer

She will now join the list of confirmed characters arriving in Injustice 2 . Interactive Entertainment. “NetherRealm Studios is offering fans an experience of customising and battling with DCs iconic characters in an entirely new way.”. Cheetah is seen tearing up Deadshot, Robin, and of course, Wonder Woman. Though Wonder Woman's enemies are not that well-known compared to other DC Superheroes, however, as part of DC's main trio of Superheroes, it looks like she deserves some extra attention.

Author: 0 The Gorsuch Hearing: Nuts and Bolts

Meanwhile there seems to be not a single issue on which the democrat and republican politicians in Congress can agree. He performed clerkships first for the U.S. Feinstein asked as she sought an answer. That group has given Gorsuch a unanimous "well qualified" rating . Cruz challenged Democrats to say what has changed since then, calling their opposition to his Supreme Court nomination politically motivated.

Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres Details Wine-Related Accident That Sent Her to Hospital

I think of Ellen DeGeneres as such a national treasure that I would lose it if anyone ever hurt a hair on her head, but her recent injury is all her own doing. "They did an x-ray of my finger and here's what it looked like". "That's what they call it, which is an incorrect term because I knew where it was located", she quips.

Arts&Culture North Korea ready for war with US, Pyongyang tells Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 North Korea ready for war with US, Pyongyang tells Rex Tillerson

North Korea responded to Tillerson's threats insisting it would show "no mercy" and urged the United States to rethink their strategy. On Monday, North Korea said it is not afraid of US threats of military action after Tillerson's controversial comments about North Korea and its nuclear buildup during his visit to China, Japan and South Korea.

Arts&Culture FYF Fest: Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails to headline
Author: 0 FYF Fest: Missy Elliott, Björk, Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails to headline

Missy Elliott and Bjork will headline Friday, July 21, Frank Ocean will perform Saturday, July 22 and Nine Inch Nails will close out the festival on Sunday, July 23. FYF had already been positioning itself in the last few years as a fest that focused on music over spectacle, and this year's stellar lineup really reinforces that trend.