Arts&Culture


Cara Delevingne says she will only consider 'strong independent' roles
- July 26, 2017

But despite her global success, Cara Delevingne has claimed she is "not a model" and that she does not "give a s**t about what I look like" in the midst of her re-brand as an actress to distance herself from the fashion world. The movie would premiere in Nigeria on the 28 of July and would hit the cinemas in Europe on the 2nd of August. The plot will center around the eight women, led by Bullock, as they plan and execute a heist in NY. (more...)
Greece heralds bond issue as 'absolute success' Greece heralds bond issue as 'absolute success'
- July 26, 2017

Greece is selling a new five-year bond and conclude an offer to switch or tender old bonds maturing in 2019, aiming at around 4.875% on Tuesday, after a three-year break from the markets. Eurozone ministers approved billions in funding for Athens just earlier this month. The European Stability Mechanism (ESM ) will also keep feeding the debt-ridden country with low interest rate loans (0.8 and 1.8 percent) until the end of the bailout programme in August 2018. (more...)
Would safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the cost: PLA threatens India Would safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the cost: PLA threatens India
- July 25, 2017

It may be pertinent to mention here that the Plateau is dispute between China and Bhutan . India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction party from the Doklam Plateau. Asked whether India and China would hold bilateral talks, Lu said, "On bilateral meetings, I do not have the relevant information right now". Both Bhutan and India have objected to China over the attempt to build a road in Doklam citing security concerns. (more...)
Stone Temple Pilots Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington Stone Temple Pilots Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington
- July 24, 2017

The band announced on Friday that the North American leg of their tour would not go ahead following Bennington's death . "It breaks my soul in many pieces because we, as humans, go through so many tests and mental crises", he wrote. I was on the Tube when I saw the news last night that Chester Bennington had died. Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda yesterday (20.07.17) confirmed reports Chester had taken his own life were "true" and admitted he was "shocked and heartbroken" by ... (more...)
Wonder Woman 2 confirmed by makers. Will Gal Gadot reprise her role? Wonder Woman 2 confirmed by makers. Will Gal Gadot reprise her role?
- July 24, 2017

As The Verge reports, the Patty Jenkins helmed film became the third highest grossing film made by the studio. Wonder Woman would be coming to the United States this time around and the movie will likely to be set in modern times. She added: "She's Wonder Woman ". Her performance as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road showed that she is more than capable of playing a fierce warrior. (more...)
Usher Sued for $10 Million for Allegedly Exposing a Woman to Herpes Usher Sued for $10 Million for Allegedly Exposing a Woman to Herpes
- July 24, 2017

However, the documents do not state whether she has tested positive for the herpes simplex virus. The woman - who is listed as Jane Doe in the suit - reportedly hooked up with the " Confessions " singer in Atlanta back in April and then met up with him again days later in New Orleans, where they had sex in a hotel room. (more...)
SDCC 2017: Watch The 'Outlander' Panel With Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe! SDCC 2017: Watch The 'Outlander' Panel With Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe!
- July 24, 2017

The Starz series, which won't premiere for another two months, surprised the packed audience with an advance screening of the season three premiere, "The Battle Joined", after the panel ended. "It would nearly make a man faint". Author Gabaldon will not write an episode this season, a first since the series began. She said, "I don't think you're going to feel that it's long". (more...)
Ready Player One: first trailer for Steven Spielberg's virtual reality game thriller Ready Player One: first trailer for Steven Spielberg's virtual reality game thriller
- July 23, 2017

The futuristic movie features such 80s icons as The Iron Giant , Freddie Krueger, and the DeLorean from Back to the Future . Ready Player One also stars Hannah John-Kamen, Ben Mendelsohn , Olivia Cooke , and Simon Pegg . As an orphan living in a destitute trailer with his aunt and 15 other strangers, he escapes into The Oasis , a virtual reality created by famed developer James Halliday, played by Oscar-winner Mark Rylance . (more...)
Could a war break out between India and China - again? Could a war break out between India and China - again?
- July 23, 2017

At the same time, it was the the People's Daily , a mouthpiece of the Chinese communist party, which raised the bar in terms of reference to the Sino-Indian war by re-publishing an editorial printed just before the onset of 1962 war. China can not afford to "lose an inch" of its territory, Chinese official media asserted on Friday and ruled out withdrawal of the PLA troops from the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector to end a military standoff. (more...)
Kelly accused of holding a sexual harem on his property Kelly accused of holding a sexual harem on his property
- July 20, 2017

In one especially freakish circumstance, Kim recalls watching a 19 year-old girl run laps wearing nothing but R. Kelly's chain as punishment for not being convincing enough in a girl-on-girl role play with Kim herself. Police checks in both Georgia and IL past year didn't deteriorate to any charge, the aspiring singer in January, told the cops that she's alright and need no disturbance. (more...)
More Details Surface About Aaron Carter's DUI More Details Surface About Aaron Carter's DUI
- July 20, 2017

Wiping away tears, Carter said he hadn't slept in days said he hasn't been able to stop crying since the incident. He noted that he does not need help but he needs people to understand that he is still human and that he makes mistakes just like everyone else. (more...)
Ed Sheeran hyped about his 'Game of Thrones' cameo Ed Sheeran hyped about his 'Game of Thrones' cameo
- July 19, 2017

He gave us fair warning, but Ed Sheeran has finally made a decision to scrap his Twitter account altogether now after a stream of hate messages following his 'Game Of Thrones' cameo . Game Of Thrones first aired on Sky Atlantic and Now TV at 2am and will be repeated later. But even before Westeros happened, many dedicated Lady Gaga fans pushed him off the website for a hot second after assuming he had spoken poorly about her in an interview. (more...)
Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses Parliament Monsoon Session Day 1 To Be Adjourned In Both Houses
- July 17, 2017

The first day of the session will not see much business, because it has been reserved for the Presidential election , the counting for which will take place on July 20. Among those opposition leaders who attended the meeting were Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress), Sharad Pawar (NCP), Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M), Mulayam Singh Yadav (SP), Farooq Abdullah (NC) and D Raja (CPI). (more...)
Kiwi golfer Fox fourth at Scottish Open Kiwi golfer Fox fourth at Scottish Open
- July 17, 2017

Cabrera-Bello's approach, by contrast, was near ideal, and he left Shinkwin with a pressure putt from around six foot. Cabrera Bello eventually defeated Shinkwin in a playoff. "I have been fighting for this win for many years", he said. I had no shot, really. Seeking his third major win of the year, the 59-year German had a one-shot lead before dropping his tee shot in the water on No. (more...)
India's Mithali Raj becomes leading run-scorer in Women's ODIs India's Mithali Raj becomes leading run-scorer in Women's ODIs
- July 16, 2017

Gayakwad returned career-best haul of 5 for 15, also the best bowling figures of this World Cup, to vindicate the captain's call for change at the expense of in-form Ekta Bisht. Amy Satterthwaite top-scored for the White Ferns with just 26. Even in this match, scoring runs won't be an easy task. The two veterans, who are more towards the end of their proud careers than the beginnings, have done more than anyone else to raise the profile of the women's game in India . (more...)
French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition French military band dazzles Macron, Trump with Daft Punk rendition
- July 16, 2017

He found himself in France on Bastille Day visiting the newly elected, President Macron. President Trump on the other hand sat expressionless with a stern look on his face. Honestly, how could you help but smile? There are many gaps in Donald Trump's knowledge. That is unless you're Donald Trump, who stood their unsmiling, possibly even unaware of what was actually going on. (more...)
Disney casts Mena Massoud in title role of live-action Disney casts Mena Massoud in title role of live-action "Aladdin"
- July 16, 2017

After a lengthy casting process, Disney has tapped Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott to portray Aladdin and Princess Jasmine in the upcoming retelling of the classic fairytale. The live-action Aladdin was originally expected to begin a six-month shoot in July, however, casting delays appear to have altered the schedule. Disney is now on the hunt for villain Jafar, who will likely be played by a name actor. (more...)
Live Crew co-founder Fresh Kid Ice has passed away Live Crew co-founder Fresh Kid Ice has passed away
- July 14, 2017

Ice - whose real name was Chris Wong Won - died at 7:50 a.m. local time in Miami, Florida, on Thursday from an undisclosed medical condition, his manager said, declining to elaborate. Other people could be like, 'Damn, that could be me. Fresh Kid Ice was born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Brooklyn. He rapped on both of 2.L.C.'s Top 40 hits, 1989's " Me So Horny " and the lead verse on 1990's "Banned In The U.S.A". (more...)
WONDER WOMAN Sequel Details Revealed! WONDER WOMAN Sequel Details Revealed!
- July 13, 2017

The film took in another $10.1 million this weekend , bringing its domestic total to $ 368 million; with $377 million internationally, Wonder Woman now sits at $745 million at the worldwide box office . And Berg - who oversees the DC film universe for Warner Bros - has hailed Wonder Woman as a "fun movie", that is "positive and optimistic". Reynolds uploaded a photo of his character Deadpool wearing a " Wonder Woman " necklace, with his gloved hands forming a heart shape around its ... (more...)
Activists Disrupt Woody Allen Concert in Germany Activists Disrupt Woody Allen Concert in Germany
- July 13, 2017

Local news website shz .de said that at the end of the concert Allen described the protest as " stupid " and said he and his band would return to the stage for a second planned performance Wednesday night. Allen has always denied any accusations and has continued to be able to make movies and pursue his artistic endeavors, like his jazz band, with little blowback. (more...)
Gangnam Style isn't the most watched YouTube video anymore Gangnam Style isn't the most watched YouTube video anymore
- July 13, 2017

After five years of unprecedented rule, Gangnam Style is no longer the most-played clip on YouTube . Several fans of Psy's "Gangnam Style" video did not like it that it had been dethroned on YouTube . However, the video featuring South Korean pop star Psy's insane dancing skills has now been outnumbered by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again ". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Made a Hilarious Video Response to That Cocaine Claim Kim Kardashian Made a Hilarious Video Response to That Cocaine Claim
- July 13, 2017

I just got back to my hotel and look at this table - same position. Look at this table. Between the two controversies, including the one around the cocaine , Kim Kardashian is tying the outputs to high-risk clothing. She had declared in a statement posted on her website in 2016, "I don't do drugs ". She realized that it was not sugar which she initially believed, Kim explained to her followers that the marble table had the white cocaine-like markings as she showed in the video. (more...)
Marvel's New Warriors' full cast has been revealed Marvel's New Warriors' full cast has been revealed
- July 12, 2017

When Tony Stark was sidelined, it was Squirrel Girl who saved the day. Her best friend is a pet squirrel, Tippy Toe . Squirrel Girl (real name: Doreen Green) is an optimistic mutant with the powers of a - you guessed it - squirrel. Brilliant and noble and maybe a bit full of himself, Dwayne is a shameless self-promoter and entrepreneur who also deeply believes in justice. Zack Smith, aka Microbe . (more...)
Nevada Declares 'State of Emergency' Over Legal Pot Shortage Nevada Declares 'State of Emergency' Over Legal Pot Shortage
- July 12, 2017

Fox News is reporting that the Nevada Tax Commission is concerned many stores legally selling recreational marijuana are running critically low on stock. The state faces problems with growing cycles and crop shortages making things hard for the distributors, too, but that's a story for another time. Nevada is on the verge of approving emergency regulation to counter a marijuana shortage, just one week after the drug was legalised. (more...)
Wrestler Alberto Del Rio Part Of Police Investigation Into Possible Domestic Violence Wrestler Alberto Del Rio Part Of Police Investigation Into Possible Domestic Violence
- July 12, 2017

But the police said the case remains open. On Twitter this afternoon, Paige said that the incident was being misreported and that she and Del Rio actually called the police themselves because a woman got angry and threw a drink at Del Rio. (more...)
Twitter's new Notification Filters to help combat trolls and online harassments Twitter's new Notification Filters to help combat trolls and online harassments
- July 12, 2017

These are in addition to other tools the company has rolled out in recent months as it continues to battle harassment, an issue that's plagued the company and gained renewed attention in 2016 thanks to high-profile victims of harassment like Leslie Jones and the emergence of the "alt-right" on the platform . (more...)
Europe Ready to Battle With Trump Over Steel Threat Europe Ready to Battle With Trump Over Steel Threat
- July 10, 2017

World leaders reached a compromise on trade at the Group of 20 summit as officials agreed to fight protectionism while tacitly recognizing U.S. President Donald Trump's concerns about excess steel capacity and what he says are unfair trade practices. (more...)
Froome still on top at Tour de France Froome still on top at Tour de France
- July 10, 2017

Overall, Froome leads Aru by 18 seconds and Romain Bardet by 51 as two-times victor Alberto Contador of Spain cracked on the last climb and dropped out of contention. "He (Porte) did it four times before the race, he did it in training, he did it in a race (the Criterium du Dauphine)". It was Thomas's fourth crash of the Tour, having also gone down on the second, fourth and eighth stages. (more...)
Shia LaBeouf Arrested in Georgia for Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness Shia LaBeouf Arrested in Georgia for Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness
- July 09, 2017

LaBeouf is now in Savannah filming 'The Peanut Butter Falcon '. Shia's new arrest comes just weeks after he made waves and headlines when photos surfaced showing the actor urinating into the ocean while filming on Tybee Island. He was told to leave the area but refused and became aggressive toward the officer, police said. American actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested. (more...)
Latest Horizon Zero Dawn patch brings new difficulty level Latest Horizon Zero Dawn patch brings new difficulty level
- July 08, 2017

If you need a bit more of a challenge for that second playthrough, you can also bump up the difficulty to the new Ultra Hard mode. What that means is that the play area in the expansion could be fairly large itself and may just be a bit smaller than the one featured in the base game. (more...)
Who Is Blac Chyna? Why Rob Kardashian's Ex-Fiancée Is Famous Who Is Blac Chyna? Why Rob Kardashian's Ex-Fiancée Is Famous
- July 07, 2017

Family members - presumably sisters Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and mom Kris Jenner - are "ashamed the war has become a public spectacle and is hurting the family name". Her attorney has issued a statement to say that he is investigating his client's legal options in the wake of Kardashian's social media outburst. (more...)
CBS responds to Hawaii Five-0 pay disparity allegations CBS responds to Hawaii Five-0 pay disparity allegations
- July 07, 2017

The network added that it has "tremendous respect" for the actors and hoped to work with them again. That followed an earlier Facebook post by Kim in which he said he had made himself available to return, but was not able agree to terms with CBS on a new contract, so he made the decision to leave the show. (more...)
Fire forces hundreds of evacuations in Colorado Fire forces hundreds of evacuations in Colorado
- July 07, 2017

There are a host of crews already working the fire and almost 130 personnel, including eight smoke jumpers, a 20-person hotshot crew, two 20-person Type II hand crews, two helicopters being used to drop water, and multiple local fire agencies. (more...)
Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest taking place on the Coney Island boardwalk Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest taking place on the Coney Island boardwalk
- July 06, 2017

Nobody celebrated harder than Joey Chestnut . After the contest, as the competitors were chatting casually and exchanging war stories (as a one-time eater, I didn't have much material), Thomas came up and asked me how many kolaches I ate. George Shea , the organizer praised Joey Chestnut's performance on Tuesday as if he were a warrior returning victorious from a distant battlefield. (more...)
Photo suggests Amelia Earhart might have survived crash landing Photo suggests Amelia Earhart might have survived crash landing
- July 06, 2017

Shawn Henry , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation executive assistant director, serves as an expert in the special. “This absolutely changes history , ” Henry said. Japan's Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry and National Archives told NBC News they have no documents of Earhart being in their custody. "It is not clear why the US [government] might want to cover up what happened to Amelia", he says. (more...)
Canada PM meets aboriginal protesters ahead of Canada Day Canada PM meets aboriginal protesters ahead of Canada Day
- July 04, 2017

And with members of the royal family, politicians, celebrities and thousands of Canadians in attendance in Ottawa, security was tight in the nation's capital. The government is estimated to have spent half a billion Canadian dollars ($386m; £296m) on the festivities. KFC has temporarily rebranded itself "K'ehFC", in reference to the Canadian slang, while coffee shop Tim Hortons is selling a poutine donut - although only at selected USA outlets. (more...)
YouTube and VH1 star Stevie Ryan dead at 33 YouTube and VH1 star Stevie Ryan dead at 33
- July 04, 2017

Jenelle Evans paid tribute to Ryan on Monday, July 3, tweeting , "I know we pretty much hated each other but I'm sorry you had to go so soon pretty girl". She captioned the heartbreaking upload: "Wasn't going to post this because maybe it's TMI but I said, f**k it". She also parodied pop culture figures on the VH1 sketch series " Stevie TV ", which was canceled after its second season. (more...)
Paul George Traded by IN to Oklahoma City
- July 02, 2017

Boston reportedly wanted to land Gordon Hayward in free agency and then trade for Paul George . Last season, George averaged a career-high 23.7 points on 46 percent shooting. Meanwhile, big man Blake Griffin is also reportedly confirmed to sign a 5-year deal with his team Los Angeles Clippers. Which three first-round picks did Boston offer on draft night - and with what protections? The news hit the Celtics as they were preparing to make their midnight free agent phone calls, and ... (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival
- June 27, 2017

They believed that Jeremy would lead us to annihilation; they believed, most of them, that nobody with a majority under 5,000 had a chance of coming back, and it was very sad in those final days and hours. He also shouted: "See you later Theresa. Just shut the door on your way out". The English rock band, which is comprised of Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood, and Phil Selway, took to the Pyramid stage last night to wow crowds at the three-day music extravaganza, ... (more...)
The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels
- June 27, 2017

Also stars Adam Pally and Fred Armisen. Wright dresses like a hip businessman, but fanboy-franchise blood flows in his veins. It's a spin on classic wheels "n" steals caper pics like Smokey and the Bandit , The Italian Job , Grand Theft Auto and other fleet flicks that left skid marks on Wright's youthful psyche. (more...)
Transformers: The Last Knight Rotten Tomatoes Score Is In!
- June 26, 2017

It should be noted all the other Transformers movies are rotten as well; however, Transformers : The Last Knight is on its way to being the lowest opening for any of Bay's Transformers movies. Amazon plunked down $12 million for the Judd Apatow-produced Sundance Film Festival hit. But " The Big Sick " was the big victor. "The global number does matter, and this movie is built for global audiences", Megan Colligan, Paramount's distribution president, stated. (more...)
Yoga Day at DU, JNU Yoga Day at DU, JNU
- June 25, 2017

The main function in India was held in northern Indian city of Lucknow , the capital of Uttar Pradesh. He said due to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the importance of the traditional form of exercise has been recognised globally. (more...)
Writer sues Tupak Shakur biopic for copyright infringement Writer sues Tupak Shakur biopic for copyright infringement
- June 25, 2017

According to reports, Powell wants some of the profits All Eyez On Me has already made and to get the flick banned. Lionsgate have released two new clips from their incoming release, the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me , which debuts in cinemas in the United Kingdom later this month. (more...)
Constand's inconsistent statements present biggest hurdle for prosecution as Cosby case continues
- June 23, 2017

Tonight on Channel 11 News staring at 5, hear the arguments that swayed McCloskey against Cosby and why he's happy the case will be retried . At one point during the trial , McMonagle stood beside Cosby and suggested to jurors that while Cosby may have been an unfaithful husband, that didn't make him a criminal. (more...)
Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
- June 21, 2017

When the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price , R-Ga., in February as President Donald Trump's health and human services secretary, few in Washington thought that, come June, the president would need to urge people to vote Republican in the special election to replace Price. (more...)
Reports swirl about Beyonce's twins, but no confirmation yet Reports swirl about Beyonce's twins, but no confirmation yet
- June 20, 2017

The sex (es) of Bey and Jay Z's newborns have not yet been revealed. "They're here!" he tweeted on Sunday (June 18) with hashtags for Jay Z , Beyoncé and a picture of a card reading, " Happy Birthday to the twins!" "We would like to share our love and happiness", she wrote . (more...)
London's Adele, Rita and Lily help relief effort London's Adele, Rita and Lily help relief effort
- June 20, 2017

Celebrities have come together in their droves to highlight ways to help the hundreds of victims who lost everything in the London Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday. Rita had previously taken to Instagram to say that she had played in the tower block as a child while growing up in the area. The 29-year-old singer was spotted at the vigil being held for the 12 people who are confirmed to be dead at the time of writing, when a faulty fridge exploded inside the 27-storey apartment ... (more...)
Sony's 'Venom' and 'Black Cat' Spinoffs Will Connect To 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sony's 'Venom' and 'Black Cat' Spinoffs Will Connect To 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
- June 19, 2017

With less than three weeks to go until the wall-crawler swings back into theaters, Marvel and Sony have unveiled a new poster for Spider-Man: Homecoming, which we have for you here; take a look... But before that moment, he looks a little on edge, perhaps not entirely sure what Amy Pascal is talking about. How can Tom Holland appear as Spider-Man in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Venom and Black Cat/Silver Sable spin-off without the latter two movies existing in the MCU? ... (more...)
Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
- June 18, 2017

Afterwards, prosecutor Kevin Steele announced in court that he will retry Cosby . By now, Cosby should have been taking an extended victory lap - transitioning into life as "America's Granddad", while practicing the storytelling-driven standup style he turned into an art form. (more...)
Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police
- June 16, 2017

Majority Whip Steve Scalise was standing at second base when he was shot, Paul said . At a news conference, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) said Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) sustained an ankle injury but was not shot. Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. "I am not on the Congressional Baseball Team, so I was not where the shootings occurred", Comer tweeted. (more...)