Arts&Culture Fiji sevens team back on track after post-Olympic slump, says coach
Author: 0 Fiji sevens team back on track after post-Olympic slump, says coach

Neil Powell, coach of the Blitzboks is in expectant mood, despite the Hong Kong final loss: "We need another strong performance in Singapore next weekend to keep the pressure on Fiji and England". "The additional five players that we have brought in have been training with us for a short time, have integrated well and quickly, giving us the largest squad we have had to select from so far this season".

Arts&Culture Russia says it won't broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
Author: 0 Russia says it won't broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

Kiev has slapped an entry ban on Russia's 27-year-old entrant Yulia Samoilova for performing a concert on the Crimea peninsula in 2015 after it was annexed from Ukraine by Russian Federation. While the glitzy annual event lost some of its relevance in western European countries, many Eastern European states see the competition as an expression of national pride.

Author: 0 Bannon in peril? Trump's criticism worries his populist base

President Donald Trump has declared: "I am my own strategist". The president pushed back against the idea of Bannon as a Rasputin-type figure pulling his strings - a portrayal that has reportedly irked Trump on previous occasions. At the same time , white supremacist Richard Spencer embraced the Trump candidacy and said, "I really do admire and respect what he's doing". The comment marked the second time in as many days that Spicer appeared to struggle to articulate the president's ...

Arts&Culture More confident about 'Baahubali 2' than 'Baahubali': Rajamouli
Author: 0 More confident about 'Baahubali 2' than 'Baahubali': Rajamouli

While the world is waiting to witness the epic sequel, Rajamouli said that he's more confident about Baahubali 2 than Baahubali . Speaking to new agency IANS, Rajamouli said he saw a movie in IMAX format around 15 years ago. When asked why Sathyaraj's previous films were allowed to release in the state and only " Baahubali 2 " is being targeted, Vital says the reach of the highly-anticipated film is global.

Arts&Culture Trump says N Korea a problem that 'will be taken care of'
Author: 0 Trump says N Korea a problem that 'will be taken care of'

As an apparent sop, Trump has reversed course on a campaign pledge to declare China a currency manipulator. Pence's trip to South Korea was a sign of the USA commitment to its ally in the face of rising tension, aides said. North Korea has warned Donald Trump that it is prepared for war and is ready to use its "powerful nuclear deterrent". The president said in an early-morning tweet that the two nuclear powers will eventually work things out.

Arts&Culture Hungarian PM Sends Condolences to Egypt Following Palm Sunday Terrorist Attacks
Author: 0 Hungarian PM Sends Condolences to Egypt Following Palm Sunday Terrorist Attacks

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. The Tanta attack drew condemnation from religious and political leaders across the globe. "The armed forces and police forces will do what is necessary to confront the threats of terrorism and its financing in order to maintain security across the country, protect public and private property and the lives of citizens", a cabinet statement said.

Author: 0 Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner File for Divorce Years After Split

ReutersReports say Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner keep taking their kids to church as they work out their marriage issues. Both parties filed practically identical paperwork, and did it "in propria persona", meaning neither of them are represented by an attorney.

Author: 0 NHL Western Conference playoff predictions: Round 1

Is the Pen Mightier than the Jacket? Last spring, prognosticators could not figure right from left in a conference that was stacked top to bottom with Stanley Cup contenders. The Predators head into their opening round series with the Blackhawks looking to put an end to their playoff demons as they have been ousted prematurely for their last handful of seasons, usually at the hands of the Blackhawks , who seem to be the demise of Nashville Cup bids.

Arts&Culture Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia fiercely feud over Syria
Author: 0 Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia fiercely feud over Syria

Putin, whom USA intelligence agencies say tried to help Trump get elected, insisted that relations with the US had only gone downhill since Trump took office in January. says was used to pummel civilians with nerve gas, resulting in 87 deaths. Russian Federation has insisted that the victims were killed by toxic agents from a rebel chemical arsenal hit by Syrian warplanes.

Author: 0 Some of Donald Trump's U-turns within his first 100 days as president

President Trump is having his first face-to-face meeting Wednesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , and the two will be holding a brief news conference after their meeting. For Trump , the grievances inherited from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have been compounded by Russian-backed Syria's chemical weapons attacks, retaliatory USA missile strikes, election meddling allegations and Ukraine's unsolved crisis.

Arts&Culture Syfy has renewed The Magicians for a third season
Author: 0 Syfy has renewed The Magicians for a third season

The third season is expected to arrive in 2018, AceShowbiz reports. They get drawn into the enchanting but unsafe world of Fillory, and wind up battling dark forces with their budding skills. Other cast members include Summer Bishil , Rick Worthy and Jade Tailor. The series hails from executive producers John McNamara, Sera Gamble , Chris Fisher, Michael London, and Janice Williams.

Author: 0 Rouhani, Putin: US attack on Syria is act of invasion

Australia will also continue to closely monitor developments in Syria after Russian Federation stopped using a military communications line used to avoid mid-air incidents. A day before, defending the United States strikes on a Syrian air base suspected of using chemical weapons, Haley warned the Assad regime of more strikes if it did not stop using chemical weapons against innocent civilians.

Arts&Culture What is US Syria policy? Big questions for allies
Author: 0 What is US Syria policy? Big questions for allies

Tillerson plans to meet Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The other G-7 members - Germany, France, Britain, Canada, Japan and current president Italy - are also trying to grasp what the USA administration's foreign policy is, amid conflicting signals from Washington .

Arts&Culture Tomi Lahren pleads with Glenn Beck, TheBlaze: 'Let me go'
Author: 0 Tomi Lahren pleads with Glenn Beck, TheBlaze: 'Let me go'

According to the lawsuit filed in Dallas County, Texas, on Friday, Lahren's email account was shut down, supervisors stopped communicating with her, and her dressing room door was marked with yellow caution tape. "She is very disappointed that she is having to pursue ligation", Lahren's lawyer, Brian Lauten, told CNN. Lahren's entire interview on Nightline will air Thursday at 12:35 a.m.

Author: 0 Is O'Reilly Going Off Fox?

His show has been bleeding advertisers left and right ever since a report claimed that he (along with help from the Fox News organization) allegedly covered up five sexual harassment suits against him. Paul Weiss is the same corporate law firm that conducted last year's internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Roger Ailes , which resulted in the former Fox News chairman's resignation.

Arts&Culture Netflix Just Dropped The Amazing Official Trailer For 'Dear White People'
Author: 0 Netflix Just Dropped The Amazing Official Trailer For 'Dear White People'

If that's the case, the second trailer is going to make those critics straight-up melt with its honest confrontation of racial tensions on a fictional, predominantly white Ivy League campus. And to do a show that's supposed to be about the black experience and not go there felt so irresponsible. The first full season of Dear White People hits Netflix on April 28, 2017 .

Arts&Culture Watch the first trailer for Netflix's Dear White People
Author: 0 Watch the first trailer for Netflix's Dear White People

But a look at the new two-minute trailer, above, shows that " Dear White People " will tackle a whole host of complex issues, from interracial relationships, to being black and queer, to the pitfalls of assimilation. For now, enjoy this dope poster, which you need to be sharing all over your social medias. When discussing the transition from movie-to-TV show, Simien told BuzzFeed , "We're in an era where people confuse bigotry and prejudice with racism".

Arts&Culture 1D Harry Styles sets release date for first solo album
Author: 0 1D Harry Styles sets release date for first solo album

Less than a week after bringing his flawless ballad " Sign of the Times " into the world, Harry Styles is back with more news about his debut solo album. However, many followers couldn't get past the image of Styles soaking in a bathtub and wondered if a bath bomb was involved to create this look. "And so proud of him", he added.

Author: 0 Founding J. Geils Band Guitarist John Geils Dead At 71

The J. Geils Band was influenced by soul music and rhythm and blues, but it moved toward pop and rock by the time the album " Love Stinks " came out in 1980. Geils tune in light of this sad breaking news", one person asked Josh Kantor, who plays the organ at Red Sox games. After assembling the J. Geils Band in the late 1960s in Worcester, Mass., he served as guitarist and bandleader until their breakup in 1985, and during numerous reunion efforts in the decades that followed.

Author: 0 Man dragged from United flight may sue airline

Flight 3411, of course, has been at the center of news headlines since Sunday, when Chicago airport security officials forcefully dragged a man off the plane. "No one should ever be mistreated this way". President Donald Trump weighed in on the United Airlines fiasco Wednesday, just as new footage of the moments leading up to the violent removal of a passenger was posted online.

Author: 0 United Airlines still in recovery as passenger mulls lawsuit over forced removal

In more fallout for United Airlines, the airline could now be facing legal action from the passenger who was unwillingly "re-accommodated" after he refused to give up his seat for a crewmember who needed to board the aircraft. He gave an apology in an interview with ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis in Chicago, as he responded to the global outrage prompted by video of Dao being pulled from his seat last Sunday and dragged by his hands down the aisle of a plane.

Arts&Culture Vigils planned Tuesday evening for San Bernardino school shooting
Author: 0 Vigils planned Tuesday evening for San Bernardino school shooting

Anderson had accused her of infidelity, but police said they had not confirmed anything. Police said Anderson used a.357 revolver and reloaded at least once during the attack. Smith died at the scene. Police are looking for clues behind a murder-suicide that killed an 8-year-old and two adults at an elementary school. His name was not released.

Arts&Culture MILES MORALES & Mystery Villain Cast for Animated SPIDER-MAN Movie
Author: 0 MILES MORALES & Mystery Villain Cast for Animated SPIDER-MAN Movie

Somewhere in the film, probably close to the end, Spider-Man swings through the metropolis alongside Ironman, so there's that. It's hard to fault that approach and considering the fact many fans were hoping a non-white actor would be cast as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Homecoming , this increased level of diversity should make people happy.

Author: 0 Early summer feel starts Easter weekend

Highs will be near 80 on Saturday and 75 by Sunday . Highs will still warm to near 80, and that heat could help build a few of the showers into a passing thunderstorm. Friday: Sunny. Highs in the mid-50s to near 60. East wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Some storms could pop-up by Sunday evening and night, so much of the daylight hours look to be dry.

Author: 0 Wes: You may encounter a passing shower or storm this afternoon

We'll continue our probability of storms for Easter Sunday morning through midday with highs in the mid to upper 70's. Storms that develop in the Texas Panhandle could spill over the border into western Oklahoma Wednesday . FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Winds turning breezy again out of the south 15-30 miles per hour. MONDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Author: 0 Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police

The company sought to quell the uproar over the incident by also announcing that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights. Dr. David Dao, a Kentucky physician, was dragged off a plane Sunday evening by airport officers in Chicago . A bloodied and distressed Dao was caught on camera and the video was soon be shared over social media, prompting a massive backlash.

Author: 0 Trump says would be 'wonderful' if US, Russia could get along

Tillerson's estimation comes after a week of sparring between the White House and the Kremlin over the chemical weapons attack carried out by the Bashar al-Assad regime. As evidence, Lavrov critically recalled USA interventions in Iraq, Libya and Yugoslavia that he said resulted in increased instability. Further, a Russian-made drone was also reported to have been identified in the area, circling potential targets for a follow-up assault that hit a hospital.

Arts&Culture G-7 ministers seek unity in bid to press Russian Federation over Assad
Author: 0 G-7 ministers seek unity in bid to press Russian Federation over Assad

Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, praised Trump's initial missile strike for sending a message to Assad, Russia, Iran and North Korea that "there's a new administration in charge". A Downing Street spokesman said: "Theresa May tonight spoke with US President Trump to discuss last week's chemical weapons attack in Syria and the US response".

Arts&Culture How Kim and Kourtney Kardashian stole the show at a movie premiere
Author: 0 How Kim and Kourtney Kardashian stole the show at a movie premiere

Finally, Cher stayed true to her wild roots in a circle-chain top that showed off a light pink bra topped off with a Chrome Hearts leather jacket. In April 2015, Kim and sister Khloé Kardashian traveled to Armenia for eight days during which they paid their respects to the Armenian Genocide Memorial in the country's capital - which is dedicated to the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks at the beginning of the 20th century.

Arts&Culture Wish Pak Censor Board Gave 'Begum Jaan' a Viewing: Mahesh Bhatt
Author: 0 Wish Pak Censor Board Gave 'Begum Jaan' a Viewing: Mahesh Bhatt

On learning this I requested the key officer of the censor board of Pakistan to at least view the film and then take a decision. Actress Vidya Balan's film Begum Jaan hits the screens this Friday. Srijit Mukherji has made some minor changes to the original script of Rajkahini to suit the taste of the Hindi audience. However, Mahesh Bhatt was later informed by his distributer that Begum Jaan should not be imported into Pakistan .

Arts&Culture Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2017 low of 4.08 pct
Author: 0 Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2017 low of 4.08 pct

The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.34%, down from 3.36%. The five-year adjustable-rate average inched down to 3.18 percent with an average 0.4 point. "Rates dropped on concerns about political uncertainty and a poor employment report", Sahnger said. Bankrate's national weekly mortgage survey is conducted each Wednesday from data provided by the top 10 banks and thrifts in 10 top markets.

Author: 0 McLaren's Alonso to miss Monaco GP to race at Indy 500

It also marks the first time in 38 years that the McLaren name returns to the Indy 500, with the auto being a McLaren-Honda-Andretti entry. It's no secret Alonso is interested in winning the triple crown - comprised of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500 and 24 Hours of Le Mans - and his decision to run in the 500 marks the start of his quest to do so.

Arts&Culture 'Grace and Frankie' renewed, Lisa Kudrow joins cast, report says
Author: 0 'Grace and Frankie' renewed, Lisa Kudrow joins cast, report says

The streaming giant has handed out a fourth-season renewal for the comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin , The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The second wave of good news is that Lisa Kudrow is joining the cast. Since " Friends " left the air in 2004, Kudrow has starred in the cable series "The Comeback " for HBO and "Web Therapy " for Showtime.

Author: 0 Fact check: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

Further evidence that Bannon's "America First" crowd was waning in influence emerged Wednesday when Trump reversed his position on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Bret Baier wondered if it's better for Bannon to remain in the White House or have him outside the tent "hammering from the right" on everything Trump promised.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry Covers 'Vogue,' Talks Election, Fashion & More
Author: 0 Katy Perry Covers 'Vogue,' Talks Election, Fashion & More

During the 2016 presidential campaign, the 32-year-old "Roar" singer seemingly showed up whenever and wherever the Clinton campaign called, from the Democratic National Convention to college dorm rooms. She says, "I don't think you have to shout it from the rooftops... but I think you have to stand up for something, and if you're not standing for anything, you're really just serving yourself, period, end of story".

Arts&Culture Universal Orlando offers new Harry Potter holiday events
Author: 0 Universal Orlando offers new Harry Potter holiday events

The center piece will be a magical transformation of Hogwarts castle at nightfall, as state-of-the-art projection mapping and special effects will make it look like Hogwarts is getting a magical makeover right in front of your eyes. The events will extend through January 6 and mark the longest holiday celebration in Universal Orlando's history. Universal' Holiday Parade featuring Macy's meshes fan-favorite floats from the park's daily parade with the massive balloons made famous in Macy's ...

Arts&Culture Chuck Berry: Fans queue to pay their last respects
Author: 0 Chuck Berry: Fans queue to pay their last respects

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons was among those who paid tribute to the late musician, who died in March at the age of 90. "Chuck captivated audience around the world with his unrivalled energy, rhythm, sound, and yes, his signature duck walk". With the death of the first ever rock god Chuck Berry , who famously crafted the tools that create the music that we know and love today, almost everyone from every genre of rock and metal has collectively come together to mourn his loss.

Author: 0 Kim V Trump: President talks up military, calls China

The Global Times, a nationalist newspaper affiliated with the Communist Party, warned that a nuclear test now would represent a "slap in the face" to the United States government and could prompt China to restrict oil sales to North Korea. The tensions between the USA and North Korea have many worrying as to what the "event" may be. "... If conducted by Pyongyang at this time, will be a slap in the face of the U.S.

Arts&Culture Morrissey cancels gig due to 'health concerns'
Author: 0 Morrissey cancels gig due to 'health concerns'

The former Smiths frontman, 57, axed his show at the San Antonio's Tobin Centre just two days after his set in Arizona was cut short after performing six songs. You heard it, you heard it. If the opportunity were to arise, the Tobin would try to book Morrissey again, Aaron Zimmerman, the venue's vice president of programming and marketing, said in a statement .

Author: 0 Maryland Easter Weekend Weather Forecast: Hop Outside!

Saturday will be partly sunny with a high near 71 - flawless weather for an outdoor Easter egg hunt, so grab your Easter baskets and head outside to search for those lucky golden eggs! Highs will be quite warm, with most places getting well into the 70s.

Author: 0 James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers past 76ers

But the big night by the four-time MVP couldn't prevent the Cavaliers from matching a season high with their third straight loss. The Cavs trail the Celtics by a half-game in the Eastern Conference race. "We all understood that and we've got to keep building from here and not look back". Paul George makes a tough shot. Irving, who had 24 points, appeared to look for an opportunity to send a message early in the game.

Arts&Culture What will Meghan Markle look like in a bride?
Author: 0 What will Meghan Markle look like in a bride?

Samantha and Meghan reportedly have not spoken for nearly nine years and as far as one can see it was like Samantha's hobby is mocking her sister for several times. There's a strong possibility that Meghan Markle will distance herself even more from her sister Samantha and the rest of her troublesome family. The actress looked at ease as she strolled through the street and even stopped to pet a dog near her yoga studio.

Author: 0 Late-Night Hosts Remember the "Funny, Sharp and Generous" Don Rickles

Kimmel reminisced about their relationship and revealed how it took multiple attempts to entice the comedian onto his show over the years. "There will never be another Don Rickles", Kimmel ended. Seth Meyers also honored Rickles, "one of the all-time greats", on Late Night , where the host again shared his often-told story about the comedian.

Arts&Culture Boxes of foam tomahawks drop and Atlanta traffic gets a chop
Author: 0 Boxes of foam tomahawks drop and Atlanta traffic gets a chop

Terrapin Beer Company from Athens, Georgia, is using the wood used to make Mizuno baseball bats to age the beer. After the beer is fermented, they pour the beer on wood chips left over from making the bats. The Braves are 16 on the year so this could be an elaborate metaphor for how things are going. Considering the Braves are 1-6 and have baseball's worst record, maybe fans aren't in such a rush to watch them play anyway.

Author: 0 Charlie Murphy, Chappelle's Show Star And Comedian, Dead At 57

He also wrote one the series' most popular recurring segments, " Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories ", in which he recounted real-life encounters with famous musicians Rick James and Prince at parties in the 1980s. Meanwhile, as you would expect, fellow comics like Chris Rock , Kevin Hart and other celebrities are paying tribute to Charlie Murphy following his death on Wednesday.

Arts&Culture Sachin: A Billion Dreams trailer set to release today
Author: 0 Sachin: A Billion Dreams trailer set to release today

As fans of Master Blaster wait for the trailer of 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' to be unveiled today, the makers have planned a big surprise. The much-awaited release date of his Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's biopic has finally come to an end.

Arts&Culture Trailer of Sachin Tendulkar's 'A Billion Dreams' released
Author: 0 Trailer of Sachin Tendulkar's 'A Billion Dreams' released

The movie starts with a kid Sachin drinking milk on the balcony of his house when someone complains about broken windows. With excerpts from the God of cricket himself and his wife Anjali, the trailer picks up bits and pieces from his life since the age of ten when India won the World Cup in 1983, depicting the grand journey that continues to inspire sportsmen across borders and nationalities.