Author: 0 Belle of the Box Office. Beauty and the Beast break Irish record

Just past year, Batman v Superman set a record for the most amount of money grossed for the opening weekend of a March release - domestic totals only. In some predominantly Muslim countries, same-sex relations can lead to lashings, imprisonment and fines. He said the film was given a PG13 rating, which requires parental guidance for children under age 13.

Arts&Culture Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Author: 0 Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The participants will also discuss the Palestinian issue, Arab-Israeli conflict and re-energising the Arab peace initiative. Greenblatt made clear that he was not in the region to impose ideas or peace plans on others, stressing that "peace between Israel and the Palestinians can only be negotiated directly between the two parties, and that the United States will work closely with Israel and the Palestinians to make progress toward the goal that they pursue".

Arts&Culture Director Confirms Brad Pitt Not Playing Cable, Role Still Up For Grabs
Author: 0 Director Confirms Brad Pitt Not Playing Cable, Role Still Up For Grabs

So if you have seen John Wick (you have, right?!), we should expect some pretty cool action scenes in Deadpool 2? " We had a great meeting with Brad, he was incredibly interested in the property ", Leitch confirmed. Probably not Brad Pitt , maybe Michael Shannon , or maybe even Russell Crowe ? He went on saying, "Yeah, I'm passionate about him as an actor and, look, he would make an incredible Cable".

Arts&Culture G20 ministers fail to get United States on board for trade, climate change
Author: 0 G20 ministers fail to get United States on board for trade, climate change

The communique issued on Saturday was milder than the last one, from 2016. While the G20 remains an informal forum and Saturday's statement is non-binding, it does help set the tone for economic and financial policy for the year ahead. "Having said that, we want to re-examine certain agreements - you know", Mnuchin said, mentioning some of the U.S. deals, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as well as the USA membership in the World trade Organization (WTO).

Author: 0 US Supports Fair Trade But Rejects Ban on Protectionism

Mnuchin has said trade needs to be "fair", which would be a step back from the group's previous blanket condemnation of trade barriers. This year Washington wants the G20 to accommodate Trump's "America First" plan and his demand for what he describes as a fairer trading system that better reflects U.S.

Author: 0 Sharknado in Australia? Shark found in road after cyclone

Six large rivers had reached major flood levels and were still rising in several areas, said the Bureau of Meteorology. Around 20,000 people in northern NSW were ordered to evacuate on Friday after ex-cyclone Debbie dumped heavy rain across large parts of the state's north.

Author: 0 Biden says 9 Republicans admitted to him opposing Garland was wrong

Dozens of Senate Democrats have said they would do so even if it means forcing Republicans to end a long-held Senate filibuster rule that requires 60 votes to allow for a confirmation vote on high court nominees. Republicans could invoke the "nuclear option" and ignore the Senate's filibuster rules. "Then we are not talking about Scalia for Scalia", McCaskill told the donors.

Author: 0 Scholes: Mourinho won't be happy with fourth

He will want to be up there trying to win the league. Chris Smalling crashed into Phil Jones, and the end result could mean a broken toe for Jones, and thus, he might have to sit out all of April for United. "If you don't want to come to us, good luck, enjoy your other club". He also had some bleak injury news. The striker has the option of another year and confirmed he is in talks with United, while Mourinho has said he wants the Swede to stay.

Author: 0 PM Netanyahu Welcomes New US Ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

The administration of US President Donald Trump is showing its strong commitment to Israel through actions on policy matters, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference on Monday.

Author: 0 Meat sellers protest against Adityanath's crackdown on slaughterhouses

The Chief Minister will also perform puja at his official residence and all the ministers and MLAs will attend a fruit party in the evening. This delay in the administrative turnaround of UP has given rise to many speculations. Starting from the anti-Romeo squad to imposing a ban on illegal slaughterhouses, Yogi has hit the ground running, working hard to assure public safety and development of the state.

Arts&Culture Ciara & Russell Wilson 'Danced The Night Away' During Wild Co-Ed Baby Shower
Author: 0 Ciara & Russell Wilson 'Danced The Night Away' During Wild Co-Ed Baby Shower

After the invitees ate, the entire party played games before dancing the night away to tunes spun by DJ Nabs . La La, who nicknamed herself #auntielala, added: "Best of times at @ciara & @dangerusswilson baby shower!" A pregnant CiCi looked gorgeous in her white dress and floral crown, while Wilson was dapper in an all-white hoodie and denim combo.

Author: 0 Linares vs Crolla II results: Jorge Linares dominates rematch

The latest evidence? A 12-round shellacking of Anthony Crolla on Saturday in Manchester - all three judges scored it 118-109 - where Linares showed off his impressive toolset. And indeed, it went pretty much exactly according to script. "I feel extremely prepared for this fight". "I expect (Crolla) to make a few adjustments, but we'll be ready for anything, and once we get this second win, we'll move on for other big fights".

Author: 0 MP assaults Air India staffer with slippers, regrets nothing

IndiGo even cancelled his tickets that were booked for today from New Delhi to Pune. The Federation of Indian Airlines had taken a startling decision against Lok Sabha MP. On Twitter, #RavindraGaikwad was a top trending topic in India on Friday. I will take that flight. "I won't apologize. It's their fault". Union civil aviation minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, who is a TDP MP from Andhra Pradesh, condemned the incident saying that such physical assaults will not be "encouraged".

Author: 0 South Carolina women beat Stanford 62-53 in Final Four

SC head coach Dawn Stanley talks to her players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford in the semifinals of the women's Final Four , Friday, March 31, 2017, Friday, March 31, 2017, in D. "I've been waiting for them to get this far", she said. "She's important to us physically, psychologically, every way there is". Samuelson was hurt when she was making a move toward the basket, and stepped on the foot of SC guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore.

Arts&Culture Flynn Offers To Testify On Russia Influence, Wants Immunity
Author: 0 Flynn Offers To Testify On Russia Influence, Wants Immunity

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials for immunity from prosecution. The White House claims Flynn did not inform Vice President Mick Pence about the meetings, and Pence subsequently defended Flynn in a television interview.

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' tops Friday box office

The movie stars Naomi Scott, Dacre Montgomery, Elizabeth Banks, Ludi Lin, Becky G and RJ Cyler with Dean Israelite attached as director. Elizabeth Banks plays the evil alien witch Rita Repulsa. Despite some flops, the March 2017 box office, which crossed $1 billion this weekend, has become the biggest March of all time, with help from the strength of " Logan ", "Kong: Skull Island", "Get Out" and " Beauty and the Beast ".

Author: 0 UK won't have to pay 50 billion pound Brexit fee

British Prime Minister Theresa May filed formal Brexit divorce papers yesterday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the cohesion of the European Union. Muscat said that the European Union had "reassurances from the British government" and insisted on the need for a "sincere spirit of cooperation". But the European Parliament , which will have a veto on the divorce deal and a future EU-UK trade agreement, insisted that ...

Arts&Culture Chuck Berry fans can look forward to new album as they mourn
Author: 0 Chuck Berry fans can look forward to new album as they mourn

October 18, 1926: Born Charles Edward Anderson Berry in St. Louis. Berry was the real thing. "Back in the U.S.A." was a black man's straight-faced tribute to his country at a time there was no guarantee Berry would be served at the drive-ins and corner cafes he was celebrating.

Author: 0 See the trailer for Ghost In The Shell

Johansson lost an impressive amount of weight for the role, not to mention an impressive amount of credibility for pretending no one would be upset by the cultural and racial appropriation of the character at this sensitive time. Created by VR studio Here Be Dragons in partnership with Oculus Studios and Paramount Pictures, the Ghost in the Shell VR Experience takes you on an on-rails journey of the iconic opening scene of almost every Ghost in the Shell series to date, the "building ...

Author: 0 Ghost In The Shell Movie Review Roundup

Johansson tries hard to make Major seem sad and tragic, but the whole thing is so incoherent, chilly and nearly anti-emotional that it's tough to feel anything much. "As an adaptation of an iconic and beloved source material, Ghost in the Shell understands what makes this franchise special and does a good job translating that to the big screen".

Author: 0 Prison Break season 5 episode 1 promo: A look ahead; plus, reflections

After seeing shows like Arrested Development , Full House and Gilmore Girls return via Netflix, NBC is working on reviving its hit comedy show Will & Grace. Prison Break returns to FOX on April 4th, 2017. "She is somebody who, whether it's a good idea or not, whether it's healthy or not, will always help Michael if and when he needs help", Callies, 39, says.

Author: 0 Kuwait pulls Beauty and the Beast from Cinemas

The film's "exclusively gay moment" earlier led to censors in Malaysia requesting edits, but Disney pulled the film from release there. "This is official from Disney ". Those who supported the ban on the film in Kuwait used hashtags on social media calling for "respect", and urging the cinema company to protect children by blocking the movie.

Author: 0 SC's Thornwell back from Final 4 sick day

No. 1 Gonzaga punched its ticket to the Final Four for the first time with an 83-59 rout of the Xavier Musketeers as 8.5-point chalk in the West Regional final, lifting their overall straight-up (SU) record this season to 36-1 going into Saturday's Gamecocks vs.

Author: 0 ACC to consider NC as event host again after LGBT law change

The NCAA said decisions would be made starting this week on events and announced in April. Except when they are not, and those times somehow tend to correspond with taking away the rights of others. Chris Mosier, the first openly trans athlete to make a US National Team, told USA TODAY Sports "the verdict is in" and North Carolina's policies remain "discriminatory against a segment of the NCAA athletic population".

Author: 0 Top Democrat on House panel says he has seen controversial intel reports

Farkas left the Pentagon in late 2015, and was not there during the 2016 campaign, or during the transition to the Trump Administration. "At some point we have got to recognize that the president and persons within his administration and now the chair of the Intelligence Committee are willing to lie", Speier said .

Arts&Culture UK parliament to review security, incident response after attack
Author: 0 UK parliament to review security, incident response after attack

Organizers said the event would show that people would not be divided by the attack, with many holding hands in a show of unity. A police officer holds a flower as he joins the march on Westminster Bridge. I would urge you, if you get time, to go on to the bridge, talk to Londoners, talk and get a feel for this great city and how it's come together in responding to these events".

Author: 0 United's Leggings Decision Backfires on Social Media

Cue uproar: Who would say a preteen girl wearing leggings or yoga trousers wasn't "properly clothed"? United later responded to thousands of angry tweets that all three girls were attempting to fly as United pass riders. And it says dress attire for those using the perks "should always meet or exceed the casual standards" of the flying public. "I don't care what kind of passengers they were", said Watts.

Author: 0 Health care reform need not be accomplished quickly

Republicans on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, one of the two committees that helped craft the American Health Care Association, are set to meet before the GOP conference meeting early Thursday morning. Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, led by Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), have been the most outspoken critics of the bill, vowing to vote against it if it doesn't repeal ObamaCare's Title 1 regulations, which they say would drive down premiums.

Arts&Culture Global impact of Trump's climate rollback 'unclear'
Author: 0 Global impact of Trump's climate rollback 'unclear'

Trump, flanked by coal miners, signed the order, titled "Energy Independence". As he did so he said it would put an end to the "war on coal " and "job-killing regulations". Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) also stressed the importance for innovation and investment in clean coal technology in order to preserve the coal industry in North Dakota.

Author: 0 Scarlett Johansson Thinks She Might Run For Office Someday

For a wider look at Ghost in the Shell's critical reaction, head to GameSpot sister site Metacritic . She soon learns from Dr. Ouelet ( Juliette Binoche ), the scientist who programmed her, that Hanka has been withholding the truth about their experiments - including the origins of Major's brain, the human soul (or " ghost ") inside her robot " shell ".

Arts&Culture PricewaterhouseCoopers Still Invited to Oscars - Sans Cellphones
Author: 0 PricewaterhouseCoopers Still Invited to Oscars - Sans Cellphones

But a third accountant will be added to the PwC staff on the Oscars night and backstage tweeting, photos and posting to other social media will be banned. However, after a comprehensive review the board decided on Tuesday to continue working with PWC. Other protocols to be put in place include rehearsals prior to any future event and increased oversight from the PwC US chairman, the New York Times stated.

Arts&Culture 'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown in Malaysia without cuts
Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown in Malaysia without cuts

The scene was described as Disney's first "gay moment" and suffered a backlash in countries like Malaysia and Russian Federation. The studio initially made a decision to pull the film from theaters in the country rather than edit out what director Bill Condon has characterized as an "exclusively gay moment".

Arts&Culture White House to share financial information about top staff
Author: 0 White House to share financial information about top staff

Mr. Trump's daughter has already conducted high-profile meetings and other business for the White House. Ivanka gave the powerful speech at the Republican National Convention last summer when she explained the importance for every woman to be a proactive member of the society and to be paid equally.

Author: 0 Ghost in the Shell Steelbook info, Gallery & 'Major Action' clip released

But part of the essential problem for " Ghost in the Shell " is its timing: By now, we're well-versed in (if not tired of) the tale of the self-aware robot questioning the nature of humanity, and a lot of the plot points here feel like microwaved leftovers of everything from " Blade Runner " to " The Matrix " to "Westworld".

Author: 0 White man travelled to NY to kill black men

James Harris Jackson , 28, a USA army veteran, was arrested Wednesday over the racially targeted murder of Timothy Caughman , New York police said . NYPD Deputy Chief Bill Aubrey saying, "We're very fortunate that it stopped at one and it wasn't more". Jackson, who was deployed by the US military to Afghanistan, faces murder charges .

Author: 0 Dutch suffer shock 0-2 loss to Bulgaria

Netherlands skipper Arjen Robben said the defeat in Sofia was a "nightmare". But those glimpses of a potential fightback failed to materialise into anything concrete as Netherlands slipped below their hosts in the table and closer towards another absence from a major global tournament come June next year.

Author: 0 Scarlett Johansson battles criminals in futuristic 'Ghost in the Shell'

And despite all the creativity and skill that went into the production design, the movie also serves as a reminder that in a few key ways, Hollywood's imagination remains severely limited. "As an adaptation of an iconic and beloved source material, Ghost in the Shell understands what makes this franchise special and does a good job translating that to the big screen".

Author: 0 Freedom Caucus Likely Saved GOP From A Huge Embarrassment

President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to try to knock off members of the House Freedom Caucus in next year's elections if they don't fall in line - an extraordinary move that laid bare a civil war within a Republican Party struggling to enact an ambitious agenda.

Arts&Culture Gamecocks' Thornwell back in practice after flu
Author: 0 Gamecocks' Thornwell back in practice after flu

The senior guard remained back at the team hotel and didn't participate in the media interview session at Phoenix. Thornwell has been on an absolute tear since the start of the tournament, averaging 26.3 points on 52.2 percent shooting while pulling down 8.0 rebounds.

Author: 0 Juliette Binoche and Scarlett Johansson all turned into Ghost in the shell

Yet like its sleek, cybernetic protagonist, it's haunted by a fundamental defect - a bug in the system - that can't be dispelled, that doesn't pass, despite the considerable cyberpunk splendor of Sanders' eye-popping visual feast. The iconic shot of Major free-falling off a skyscraper is here, as well as her taking on all comers guns blazing. She's well suited to play the role, not a big shock considering Major is only a few degrees away from the Black Widow role she has played in the ...

Arts&Culture China says Westinghouse bankruptcy won't have big impact on nuclear plans
Author: 0 China says Westinghouse bankruptcy won't have big impact on nuclear plans

Westinghouse said in a statement Wednesday that it obtained financing to maintain its operations and made arrangements to continue work on the projects in SC and Georgia while it assesses their viability. SCANA said in September that the cost of building the reactors had increased almost $3 billion from the original $11 billion estimate in 2009. All four reactors at the Vogtle and Summer plants were supposed to be online by April; instead, the first won't start up until at least December ...

Arts&Culture Bollywood romance king Shah Rukh Khan gets nostalgic!
Author: 0 Bollywood romance king Shah Rukh Khan gets nostalgic!

Rakesh Roshan said that the screens were supposed to be divided equally between the films, but on the D-Day, distributors gave the larger screen count to Raees. "Kartam Bhukhtam on independence day". Much earlier, he had tweeted about his first foray in Indian cinema Ahmaq (also starring Mita Vashisht) that was screened at Mumbai Film Festival a year ago.

Author: 0 Two Hong Kong democracy activists jailed in southern China

The Demosisto party has called for a "large civil disobedience protest" when Lam is sworn in July 1, an event timed to coincide with the 20th of Hong Kong's return to China from British control. She joins a select group of female leaders who have risen to the top job in Asia in recent years including Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, hugely distrusted by China, and ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye, who angered Beijing with her plans to deploy a USA missile defence system to counter ...

Author: 0 Patty Murray To Vote 'No' On Gorsuch, Says She Doesn't Trust Trump

Democrats are still furious with Senate Republicans' refusal a year ago to even grant a meeting - much less hearings or a vote - to Merrick Garland, then-president Barack Obama's nominee to fill the seat, left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016.

Arts&Culture Chance the Rapper launches arts and literature fund for Chicago schools
Author: 0 Chance the Rapper launches arts and literature fund for Chicago schools

After donating $1 million to his hometown's embattled public school system earlier this month, the 23-year-old rapper held a second press conference Friday, where he announced that the Chicago Bulls will match his contribution. Chance - full name Chancelor Bennett - previously said he's discussed donations with fellow Chicago rapper Common and other local businesses and organizations .