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Arts&Culture Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher Public Memorial Service
Author: 0 Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher Public Memorial Service

In the speech he said: 'When Carrie died, my mother chose to change her plans a bit. In a recent interview with " Entertainment Tonight ", Todd Fisher said he believes his mother was "asking for permission" to join his sister in death. 'When people make you feel the way they made you feel that's the way it's going to be. After the memorial service, fans were able to visit Debbie and Carrie's graves.

Arts&Culture Justice League Finally Gets First Full Trailer
Author: 0 Justice League Finally Gets First Full Trailer

Justice League is based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name. Bruce remarks that he spent $1 million on the security for that building, to which Wonder Woman (Gadot) answers he got his money's worth, because it took him nearly a minute to disable it.

Author: 0 Sesame Street Will Introduce Its First Autistic Character

A new character on a popular children's television show is helping kids with autism understand they aren't alone. This is part of a multifaceted initiative by Sesame Workshop , the organisation behind the programme, called " Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children ".

Arts&Culture Chuck Berry's spirit lives on through countless songs
Author: 0 Chuck Berry's spirit lives on through countless songs

The day after the man who rivaled Elvis Presley as the "king of rock "n" roll" died at age 90, Barack Obama responded to Chuck Berry's deathwith a heartfelt tribute. In 1977, Voyager's two space crafts were sent to the outer space carrying with them a phonograph record of the various sounds that could be heard in the planet which included Chuck Berry's "Johnny B.

Author: 0 Led coalition `probably` had role in Mosul civilian casualties

A general has been appointed to lead an investigation into the blast in the densely populated area that destroyed buildings and may have killed more than 200 people. "It sure looks like they were", Townsend said. The Iraqi military's figure of 61 bodies was lower than that given by local officials - a municipal official said on Saturday 240 bodies had been pulled from the rubble.

Arts&Culture William and Kate praise bravery of Paris terrorist attack survivors
Author: 0 William and Kate praise bravery of Paris terrorist attack survivors

William and Kate , 35, are in the City of Lights acting as goodwill ambassadors for Britain just as the sovereign state prepares to leave the European Union. They later posed for a picture with the Eiffel Tower in the background before travelling to the Stade de France to watch Wales play France in a Six Nations rugby match, which the home side won.

Author: 0 Fisher, Reynolds lauded at memorial service

Following the death of the Star Wars icon at the very tail end of December, Reynolds suffered what appeared to be a stroke and died the next day. Dancers from Debbie Reynold's dance studio performed a tribute to Singin' In The Rain - the film that catapulted Reynolds to fame aged just 19.

Author: 0 Beauty And The Beast: 21 Easter Eggs & References You Must See

Disney's adaptation of 1991's " Beauty and the Beast " grossed a whopping $88.3 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday (final numbers are due Monday). This pace is one day faster than nine days for the animated Disney film " Frozen ", one of the most-viewed films for all ages in South Korea. " Power Rangers " carries a $100 million price tag.

Arts&Culture Gong Show Host Chuck Barris Dies at 87
Author: 0 Gong Show Host Chuck Barris Dies at 87

He passed away at his home in Palisades, New York, from natural causes, according to publicist Paul Shefrin. And then there was the old-on-arrival " Three's a Crowd " (1979-80), in which wives and secretaries vied to see who knew their shared male better.

Arts&Culture Rex, Rubber Ducky and Penguin voted in by Monopoly fans
Author: 0 Rex, Rubber Ducky and Penguin voted in by Monopoly fans

Instead, they will have the chance to choose between a t-rex, a penguin or a rubber ducky . Hasbro says more than 4.3 million voters from 146 countries weighed in on which tokens they wanted to see in future versions of the game. Hasbro Inc . revealed the results of voting on Friday, March 17, 2017. Actually I could kind of understand the boot, thimble and wheelbarrow because you know you can amass a boot, thimble or wheelbarrow load of money.

Arts&Culture George Clooney praises pregnant wife Amal: 'She is amazing'
Author: 0 George Clooney praises pregnant wife Amal: 'She is amazing'

E! News caught up with Clooney at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, where Clooney was promoting his upcoming movie, Suburbicon. George Clooney was on the red carpet last night and he spoke about wife Amal's pregnancy with their twin babies. Julie Chen announced on The Talk in February that Amal is pregnant and expecting twins in June. There is nothing I can do to help, but make tea and stuff", adding, "I know swaddling...

Author: 0 Russian ex-lawmaker Voronenkov shot dead in Kiev

The injured bodyguard then pulls out his gun and, while lying on the floor, opens fire on the killer, who died later in hospital. Interfax reported Presidential spokesman Sviatoslav Tseholko as accusing Moscow over the attack. Ukraine's president, Petro Poroshenko turned to Twitter to call Voronenkov's murder a "Russian state terrorist act". Voronenkov himself voted for Crimean annexation as a member of the Communist party in the State Duma , rendering the decision to give him ...

Arts&Culture Farewell thimble, boot and barrow. Monopoly unveils its new playing pieces
Author: 0 Farewell thimble, boot and barrow. Monopoly unveils its new playing pieces

Now the top hat , race auto and battleship are all that remains of the original lineup, along with 1942's Scottie dog and 2013's unspecified cat . That's right, the thimble , boot and wheelbarrow pieces won't be included in the new board game. How do they relate to the real estate game? The oh-so-exciting iron was dropped in favor of a cat token .

Author: 0 Trump directly attacks Freedom Caucus members on Twitter over healthcare battle

No. Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is criticizing the House speaker for saying the president shouldn't work with Democrats on health care. Conservatives opposed the bill because it didn't go far enough in getting the government out of health care while moderates anxious that tens of millions of Americans might be left without insurance.

Arts&Culture And The 2017 Rock Hall Inductors Are…
Author: 0 And The 2017 Rock Hall Inductors Are…

The new video features footage from throughout the band's career and features numerous special guests who have joined them on-stage over the years including Neil Young , Pete Townshend , Keith Richards and more. George Harrison's son Dhani Harrison will induct ELO: the late Beatle and ELO leader Jeff Lynne were close friends and longtime musical collaborators.

Arts&Culture Mila Kunis talks about being a mom of two
Author: 0 Mila Kunis talks about being a mom of two

Mila Kunis, 33, is back to work - and back to rocking the red carpet! The hot mama, (who has two children with husband, Ashton Kutcher), has been out and about since giving birth, often looking cool and casual in skinny jeans - and we love to see her switch up her style for the red carpet .

Arts&Culture 'The Boss Baby': Meet The Voice Cast of the Animated Movie
Author: 0 'The Boss Baby': Meet The Voice Cast of the Animated Movie

DreamWorks' The Boss Baby is based on the picture book by Marla Frazee with Alec Baldwin voicing the odd infant in question. Baldwin plays the unwelcome baby brother to Tim Templeton, a seven-year-old who's enjoyed enough time as an only child that you latently suspect his virulent reaction to getting a baby brother-immediately suspecting the infant to be, in actuality, a corporate wheeler and dealer-represents a kiddie matinee experiment with the literary concept of an unreliable narrator.

Author: 0 Prince William Is In the Dog House With Kate Middleton

The former Kate Middleton looked dazzling in a black, sleeveless gown as she attended a glamorous gala at the British Embassy in Paris. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Paris on Friday on their first official visit to the capital on behalf of the Foreign Office.

Author: 0 United Airlines: Customers 'Welcome' To Wear Leggings, But Not Pass Riders

As a result of the incident, the two girls, along with a third passenger who was traveling with them, missed their flight. Two girls in the popular spandex trousers weren't permitted on the aircraft at all, according to Shannon Watts , the founder of a gun control group called Moms Demand Action.

Arts&Culture Donald Trump blasts conservatives on Twitter over health care bill failure
Author: 0 Donald Trump blasts conservatives on Twitter over health care bill failure

McAuliffe said. Their comments came after another day of finger-pointing among Republicans , both subtle and otherwise. But Trump now seems to recognize the House Freedom Caucus's history as a rabble-rousing collection of leadership agitators, and being a part of a group the White House thinks brought down its first major legislative effort could be a politically vulnerable position.

Author: 0 Sens. Carper, Coons at odds on Gorsuch confirmation

In a statement, Kaine said that he was impressed by Gorsuch's professional and educational background, but felt uneasy about his use of the bench to express his views on contraception and reproductive health. If that happens, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would be forced to change the rules and allow a simple majority for confirmation. Finally, the Washington Post (hardly a rightwing bastion) gave Schumer "Two Pinnochios" for saying there is a 60-vote standard for Supreme ...

Author: 0 Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

Last week the United Nations passed five resolutions criticizing Israel for the construction of illegal settlements in territories of the occupied West Bank (Palestine) and in East Jerusalem. According to the alleged agreement, construction of new homes in Judea and Samaria would be permitted only within existing "settlement blocs", and a new community for the Amona residents would be established.

Arts&Culture Is Arbaaz Khan dating this Romanian girl?
Author: 0 Is Arbaaz Khan dating this Romanian girl?

If you are talking about the one in Yellow, she is just a friend. She is somebody who I meet when I go to Goa. And when he was specifically asked about each of the women he's been posing with on social media, he said that they're typically "good friends".

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds public memorial held in Los Angeles

Carrie's brother Todd also revealed the moving way in which his mother passed away, saying she had never wanted to bury her daughter. "So she said, 'I would like to change my burial plans and I would like to be buried with Carrie.' I didn't know she was going to leave us the very next day".

Author: 0 We're not dead yet, says the White House about Trumpcare, inexplicably

Ryan said after a meeting of House Republicans that was dominated by a discussion of how to restart the health negotiations. President Trump - his spokesman Sean Spicer today said the White House is potentially ready to sidestep conservatives and work with Democrats .

Arts&Culture Children Electrocuted By Power Lines Knocked Down During Storm
Author: 0 Children Electrocuted By Power Lines Knocked Down During Storm

As Fox4 reports, the boy found the bodies of an 11-year-old and a 12-year-old boy. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they found the power lines were still energized and a grass fire that had been sparked as a result. Oncor is now working with authorities to determine the cause. Chaplains from the Fort Worth Police Department were on the scene to support the family of the victims, Falkner said.

Arts&Culture Dax Shepard, Michael Peña On 'CHiPS' Comedic Remake
Author: 0 Dax Shepard, Michael Peña On 'CHiPS' Comedic Remake

If you're not familiar with CHIPS , it's a feature film adaptation of the TV series of the same name. "You didn't do that though, you just eradicated everything that made CHiPs beloved with its fans (many I need to point out, just like back in the 70s and 80s, are children!) starting with the characters themselves".

Arts&Culture Watch Kendrick Lamar Head On Fire In
Author: 0 Watch Kendrick Lamar Head On Fire In "HUMBLE" Video

The Compton rapper is back in the headlines a week after he release that scathing diss track "The Heart Part 4" where he take shots at Big Sean and Donald Trump. (In the previous single, " The Heart Part 4 ", Lamar stuck to a similar narrative - "Tell "em that God comin".") Though he does bring Nicki Minaj in to put on a fearless face; one without photoshop or professional beauticians.

Arts&Culture 3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash identified
Author: 0 3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash identified

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the two died Tuesday along with another storm chaser, 25-year-old Corbin Lee Jaeger of Peoria, Arizona. Eckberg says if you're interested in becoming a weather spotter, they have training classes you can sign up for.

Author: 0 Zuma fires Pravin Gordhan

The news could not be independently confirmed by Reuters. Zuma has replaced Gordhan as finance minister with Malusi Gigaba, a statement from the president's office said. Earlier previous year, South Africa's highest court found that Zuma had violated his oath of office by refusing to abide by an order to pay back some of the millions of dollars in public money spent on upgrading his rural home.

Arts&Culture North Carolina's Joel Berry played on two bad ankles
Author: 0 North Carolina's Joel Berry played on two bad ankles

They will play against Orego, which emerged from the Midwest Region with a victory against Kansas, on Saturday night in a national semifinal in Glendale, Ariz. With the Final Four set, Vegas gives North Carolina the best odds to win the NCAA Tournament, a slight favorite over Gonzaga, according to Odds Shark .

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' Hits $461 Million at Worldwide Box Office

The worldwide earnings for the flick have now reached $690 million. In " Beauty and the Beast ", Watson stars as bookworm Belle. We'll see, but it's safe to say that blockbuster season is thriving. The movie tells the story of high-school superheroes who use their powers to save the world. If one were to take the original theatrical release of the animated film, as well as its subsequent releases in both 3D from 2012 and IMAX in 2002, the totals at the box office for the original film ...

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' now 6th highest grossing film in PH

The Disney film featuring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens generated weekend sales of $88.3 million in USA and Canadian theaters, ComScore Inc. estimated in an emailed statement Sunday. " Beauty and the Beast " is already the 171st highest worldwide grosser, trailing the entire run of "Clash of the Titans" with $493.2 million. Disney's strategy of making old animated movies into live-action remakes are paying off well.

Arts&Culture Jordan Peele May Have to Save 'Akira'
Author: 0 Jordan Peele May Have to Save 'Akira'

Jordan Peele directed the movie on a $5 million budget. What lesson should Hollywood learn from films like Get Out, Hidden Figures and even Oscar victor Moonlight? Plus, with the loads of cash he could make with Akira , he could finance more films like Get Out .

Arts&Culture Ex-Power Ranger sentenced to 6 years for fatal stabbing
Author: 0 Ex-Power Ranger sentenced to 6 years for fatal stabbing

During the sentencing at Superior Court in Lancaster, California, Mr Sutter's father asked Judge Daviann Mitchell to show no leniency towards Medina. Medina played the Red Lion Wild Force Ranger on the popular " Power Rangers Wild Force " children's television series.

Arts&Culture Police ID woman who drove into Capitol cruiser
Author: 0 Police ID woman who drove into Capitol cruiser

Police are responding to an incident near the U.S. Capitol grounds, and a witness says shots were fired. The incident prompted a large police response. According to ABC News, Capitol police fired the shots but the suspect was not injured. The Botanic Garden opened on time at 10 a.m. Scott Ferson, president of Liberty Square Group, a Boston-based communications firm, said he suddenly saw a dozen Capitol Police cars moving quickly toward the Botanic Garden.

Arts&Culture James Van Der Beek gives super awkward about 'Dawson's Creek'
Author: 0 James Van Der Beek gives super awkward about 'Dawson's Creek'

He especially doesn't seem to want people to only associate him with his days of playing wannabe director, Dawson Leery - something Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby found out the hard way. Willoughby said it was "out of their system", but they probed him some more about Dawson's Creek , the programme that catapulted Van Der Beek to global fame in the late 1990s.

Author: 0 The first official trailer for 'Justice League' is finally here

But he's noticeably absent from this first trailer. Though Superman (Henry Cavill) is still in the ground, we know at some point he'll be back to join the rest of the superhero squad. In the Aquaman teaser, we see Affleck's Batman handing Jason Momoa's Aquaman the latter's preferred weapon of mass destruction: a trident. Are you excited to see what the full-size trailer for Justice League has to offer when it drops tomorrow? Justice League is in theaters November 17 .

Author: 0 Flint water settlement orders lead pipes replaced

The settlement also requires the city maintain at least two centers where residents can pick up free bottled water and tap water filters through September, and longer if city water testing still shows too much contamination. A federal judge at the U.S. District Court for Michigan's eastern district approved the agreement Tuesday. Flint's water crisis drew global headlines and prompted a state of emergency after high levels of lead were found in the blood of local children.

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' Nears $500 Million at Worldwide Box Office

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s "Power Rangers" took in $40.5 million in its debut, beating the $36 million forecast at BoxOfficePro.com. Disney already has plenty of plans in place to turn a number of their animated classics into live action movies and with how well Beauty and the Beast is doing, it makes sense that the studio will want to keep moving forward with their live action ventures.

Arts&Culture Nicki Minaj & An Inflatable Unicorn
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj & An Inflatable Unicorn

This musical partnership seems to celebrate the mended relationship between Nicki and Gucci, after experiencing a rough patch in the mid-2000s. The pair have previously collaborated on cuts like "Slumber Party", "Haterade" among others. "I don't talk much but my song with her is going to be a problem #prettygirlsliketrapmusic", 2 Chainz wrote on Instagram. "[-] #SlumberParty #PussyNigga what else we put out while I lived in ATL?", she tweeted.

Arts&Culture Bendigo sees green on St Patrick's Day
Author: 0 Bendigo sees green on St Patrick's Day

Answer: The exact origin of the tradition is unknown, but it is believed to have started among Irish immigrants in America, according to a story in the Christian Science Monitor. Another fact I rediscovered about St. Patrick when I looked into his life and history relates to shamrocks, which are truly young sprigs of white clover.

Author: 0 Goldberg on return to WWE: 'I'm absolutely miserable'

There's no indication that The Undertaker is retiring but we're getting to the point where we've been thinking the next match would be Taker's last for at least the past five or so years. Using the inspiration of a '70s classic song by Ian Dury and The Blockheads called "Reasons To Be Cheerful" I once wrote a blog pointing out that while there's a lot of things to be critical of in the wrestling business, there were a lot of positives and sometimes these negatives we hear regularly hide the ...

Arts&Culture New Chuck Berry album set to be released posthumously
Author: 0 New Chuck Berry album set to be released posthumously

The St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri confirmed his death on its Facebook page. He wrote he was playing Berry's 1961 song I'm Talking About You, which was recorded by The Beatles at the BBC in 1963. 1996: Berry begins performing monthly at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room in St. Louis. " Chuck Berry died . This breaks my heart, but 90 years old ain't bad for rock and roll".

Author: 0 War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer Features All-Out Ape Warfare

As in the old films , it looks like some apes are on the side of humans, and others aren't. The target of his anger is the Colonel, played by a bald Woody Harrelson channeling Marlon Brando à la Apocalypse Now . After the apes suffer incredible losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. In the first two of these Apes movies, which star Andy Serkis as hyper-intelligent ape leader Caesar, the apes are mistreated and later ...

Author: 0 Part 2 of 'Beauty and the Beast' in the making

The movie cost less than $5 million to make and should gross $4 million. Other strong March openers were " The Hunger Games " ($152 million in 2012) and " Alice in Wonderland " ($ 116 million in 2010). They've now seen the film and it's a pretty magical experience. "That is not to say they don't continue the adventures in sequels". "'Under promise, over deliver?' Like, make people think I'm super serious, then I can be like, 'Nah!'" Menken said the lyrics have been reinstated due to the ...

Author: 0 Chris Pine toned up for Wonder Woman for nothing

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. "All I'm saying is Chris Pine is too attractive for this world", one fan wrote on Twitter. Bruces questions as to how she can get through his expensive security and explains that he is building a troop carrier. They showed footage that screened previously during a set visit, you can check out some descriptions here.

Author: 0 Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administration

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned in February after Trump concluded Flynn had given misleading information about contacts with Russian officials. It is unclear what the departure means for Mr Priebus, whom some have blamed for Mr Trump's early failures, including the collapse of the Republican health care plan.