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The most expensive painting Da Vinci will appear in UAE The most expensive painting Da Vinci will appear in UAE
- December 08, 2017

The portrait was sold for a total of $450.3 million, making it one of the most expensive artworks to have been auctioned by Christie's as of last month. Salvator Mundi will be travelling to the Lourve Abu Dhabi, owned by Prince Bader's close friend and Crown Price, Mohammed Bin Salman . He was the chairman (appointed by Prince Mohammed) of Saudi Research and Marketing Group , the publisher of Arab newspaper Al Share Al Awsat and other publications. (more...)
Spanish judge withdraws arrest warrant for Catalan leaders who fled Spanish judge withdraws arrest warrant for Catalan leaders who fled
- December 08, 2017

In a surprise move as campaigning officially began for this month's Catalan election, supreme court judge Pablo Llarena withdrew European arrest warrants for the five, but national warrants still stand - meaning they would be likely to face arrest if they chose to return to Spain. (more...)
JK Rowling Finally Breaks Her Silence About the Johnny Depp Casting Controversy
- December 08, 2017

Rowling's previous lack of response to the concerns, which first surfaced following Depp's surprise cameo in the first Fantastic Beasts film , as well as her policy of blocking Twitter users who asked her about it via the social media platform, has been unacceptable to many Harry Potter fans. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds is all set to play 'Detective Pikachu' Ryan Reynolds is all set to play 'Detective Pikachu'
- December 08, 2017

The film will follow Smith's character who attempts to find his kidnapped father and enlists the help of Detective Pikachu to get the job done. The role is said to be motion capture in nature, sources say. It's sold 300 million video games (including Nintendo 3DS' Detective Pickachu , shown up top), had over 20 seasons of animated programming, and has even taken over the virtual reality world with mobile game Pokemon Go . (more...)
Matt Lauer Free Rein At 'Today' NBC Bosses Be Damned Matt Lauer Free Rein At 'Today' NBC Bosses Be Damned
- December 08, 2017

News fired Lauer on Wednesday after a female colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior , the network said, making him the latest rich and powerful man to be felled by such accusations. Later on Thursday, it appeared that Lauer's Twitter account (@MLauer) had been deleted. He went on to discuss details of the accusations against Lauer, including that the former NBC heavyweight had a button under his desk that allowed him to lock his office door. (more...)
Sunderland misses out on City of Culture accolade Sunderland misses out on City of Culture accolade
- December 08, 2017

It will be the third holder of the title after Londonderry in 2013 and Hull this year. Coventry has been crowned UK City of Culture 2021 having beaten off competition from West Midlands counterpart Stoke-on-Trent and three other bidders. (more...)
Fanne Khan: Anil Kapoor reveals his upcoming comedy-drama film Fanne Khan: Anil Kapoor reveals his upcoming comedy-drama film
- December 08, 2017

Salman on Friday shared a photograph of himself along with Anil and producer Ramesh Taurani holding hands with each other. The film is all set to release on Eid and might have a clash with Race 3 . He played the role of a detective Ameesh Patel as her naive assistant. The whole starcast of Race 3 were also at the Bigg Boss studios recently. The shoot of Race 3 has already begun in Mumbai and it is reported that Daisy Shah, Jacqueline Fernandez and Salman Khan have completed ... (more...)
Celebs Come In Full Attendance At The Prayer Meet Of Shashi Kapoor! Celebs Come In Full Attendance At The Prayer Meet Of Shashi Kapoor!
- December 08, 2017

In what could be seen as a reflection of his popularity across the border, tributes were paid to veteran actor Shashi Kapoor at a memorial held in Peshawar. Rishi Kapoor presided over events and also Amitabh Bachchan was there to speak but nothing is as special as this picture which can give you goosebumps. (more...)
Angelina Jolie Admits Last Project With Ex Brad Pitt Had 'Heaviness' Angelina Jolie Admits Last Project With Ex Brad Pitt Had 'Heaviness'
- December 08, 2017

Jolie also addressed various complications she went through while they were together. "I always made very strong choices". Jolie spoke at length about her upbringing, and her early acting, but let's skip the entree and get right to the main meal: Brad Pitt . (more...)
Rebekah Vardy brands I'm A Celebrity a 'fix' over Iain Lee scenes Rebekah Vardy brands I'm A Celebrity a 'fix' over Iain Lee scenes
- December 08, 2017

Footballer's WAG Rebekah Vardy joins the Im a Celebrity jungle, see her hottest pictures here. Vardy said: "I cried when I found out". Rebekah revealed just how much weight she lost on the show , explaining: "I lost a stone". She was ranting and raving at staff over Joe's comments. He said: "I don't feel like - apart from Rebekah Vardy who's part of the man group - there's no women in there. (more...)
Here's How Friends Free Trial Works, New Trailer Raises The Hype Here's How Friends Free Trial Works, New Trailer Raises The Hype
- December 08, 2017

Talk about game sharing at it's best. As long as you know someone who has purchased A Way Out, you can download the trial and play "the entire co-op experience" with that person without paying for it, said EA. A Way Out is a game set in the '70s, that focuses on the story of two convicts, Vincent and Leo, who are on the run after a prison escape. Most importantly, the end of the trailer tells us when we can expect to get our own hands on A Way Out, and it's not too far off. (more...)
Elton John Interviews Eminem For Interview Magazine Elton John Interviews Eminem For Interview Magazine
- December 08, 2017

Dre said, 'You've gotta build your house before you can let your friends come in, ' and it made so much sense to me. Releasing on December 15 , Revival is set to include guest appearances from Beyonce, Phresher, Ed Sheeran , Alicia Keys , X Ambassadors, Skylar Grey , Kehlani and Pink. (more...)
Firefighters rescue British man who cemented head inside a microwave Firefighters rescue British man who cemented head inside a microwave
- December 08, 2017

Pictured: a very good prank . Describing the incident, officer in charge of the West Midlands Fire Service crew Watch Commander Shaun Dakin , told News Barrhead: "As amusing as this sounds, this young man could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured". (more...)
Migos Release 'MotorSport' Video Featuring Nicki Minaj and Cardi B Migos Release 'MotorSport' Video Featuring Nicki Minaj and Cardi B
- December 08, 2017

The 30-track Quality Control: Control the Streets Volume 1 is available to stream now. What's known now is that the trap burner has a music video, and it's as flashy as you'd expect from a combination of Migos , Cardi B , and Nicki Minaj . (more...)
California fire weather less dire than predicted California fire weather less dire than predicted
- December 08, 2017

After two days of intense firestorms, Southern California is bracing for perhaps its most challenging day as Santa Ana winds that spread the infernos are expected to peak Thursday. A dozen Ventura County fire engines staged along the road near midday, the fire burning in the avocado and citrus orchards along the ridge-line above. (more...)
Dennis Wise under fire for 'humiliating' Iain Lee on I'm A Celebrity Dennis Wise under fire for 'humiliating' Iain Lee on I'm A Celebrity
- December 08, 2017

Another added: "For the next bush tucker trial, Amir, Jamie and Dennis should have to sit and be nice to other people for 10 minutes". Wise also confessed to Khan: "Maybe it came across in the wrong manner, I tried not to be rude about it". (more...)
What Kim Kardashian's Grandma Thinks of Kim's Nude Photos Shoots What Kim Kardashian's Grandma Thinks of Kim's Nude Photos Shoots
- December 08, 2017

Kardashian interviews her grandmother, known as MJ, in a video for her subscription-based app and website . MJ, mother of Kardashian momager Kris Jenner , didn't seem to take issue with the matter at all, and said she thinks that it's just the way of the modern world. (more...)
Pet Sematary Remake Release Date Announced Pet Sematary Remake Release Date Announced
- December 08, 2017

Pic's release date is during Easter weekend, and it will be up against Open Road's Playmobil . Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, and Steven Schneider are attached to produce, with Alexandra Loewy executive producing. That version of the 1983 Stephen King novel grossed $57.5 million at the box office. Anders, John Morris, Wahlberg and Steve Levinson are producing. The story centers on a couple deciding to start a family by adoption through the foster care system. (more...)
Brexit talks through the night as European Union seeks 'progress' Brexit talks through the night as European Union seeks 'progress'
- December 08, 2017

Despite frantic telephone diplomacy on Thursday May's office was more cautious about the chances, having been stung already this week when a Northern Irish party rejected a first attempt at a deal. The government needs to get everyone onside in the coming days for Brexit negotiations to move forwards. He said no particular words or combination of words were discussed. (more...)
Oscar victor Geoffrey Rush is suing The Daily Telegraph for defamation Oscar victor Geoffrey Rush is suing The Daily Telegraph for defamation
- December 08, 2017

In a short statement to media today, Rush described the allegations as "slurs, innuendo and hyperbole", and said they had caused "irreparable damage" to his reputation, as well as hurt to his family. Rush denied the allegations on that day , saying he had not been informed by the STC of the existence, or the nature, of the complaint. Rush later announced he was stepping down as president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) ahead of the academy's annual awards last ... (more...)
'Coronation Street': Carla Connor Return Details Revealed Ahead Of Christmas Episodes 'Coronation Street': Carla Connor Return Details Revealed Ahead Of Christmas Episodes
- December 08, 2017

She had people like Michelle around her but suddenly she had a family that she does really care about. The soap star reveals that Carla has been able to "switch off" from her new family in her absence, but on meeting Aidan, she is persuaded to stick around in Weatherfield for longer than she had first planned. (more...)
Observe the Analyst's Thoughts:: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)
- December 08, 2017

Parkwood LLC lifted its position in Oasis Petroleum by 82.0% in the 2nd quarter. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Oasis Petroleum Inc (NYSE: OAS ) high price target of $20 and with a conservative view have low price target of $7. (more...)
Release Date Revealed After Trailer for 'USS Callister' Dropped
- December 08, 2017

Making its Netflix debut on December 29, Charlie Brooker's fourth series of anthology tainted-tech TV will offer a collection of perspectives on how technology can be exploited or twisted in disturbing and dystopian fashions. It's bigger in scope than previous Black Mirror episodes and tackles a different kind of science fiction. Crocodile takes place in a reto-looking future where memories can be accessed, reminiscent of the Black Mirror episode "The Entire History of You" only with ... (more...)
JON HAMM Pursuing BATMAN Role JON HAMM Pursuing BATMAN Role
- December 08, 2017

Some have pointed to Jake Gyllenhaal as the potential follow-up Batman , but according to Radar Online , there is one actor who is trying his darndest to get the gig: Jon Hamm. following " Justice League's " lower-than-expected box office grosses, Variety reported Thursday that " The Batman " director Matt Reeves plans to recast the title role. (more...)
Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR)
- December 08, 2017

It increased, as 45 investors sold GPOR shares while 65 reduced holdings. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Gulfport Energy by 14.7% during the 1st quarter. Globenewswire.com's news article titled: " Gulfport Energy Corporation Provides SCOOP Springer and SCOOP Woodford Well ..." with publication date: November 27, 2017 was also an interesting one. (more...)
Death Stranding's New Trailer Shows A Baby Inside Norman Reedus Death Stranding's New Trailer Shows A Baby Inside Norman Reedus
- December 08, 2017

It appears that Reedus' character has crash landed somewhere unsafe, where invisible creatures roam the land. Before you know it, a bandaged dead body disintegrates into a shower of golden light, shadow tendrils rise from the ether to consume one of Mads' companions and the whole world starts to float away into the sky - Mads along with it. (more...)
TGA 2017: Vacation Simulator Revealed for PS VR, Oculus Rift & HTC Vive TGA 2017: Vacation Simulator Revealed for PS VR, Oculus Rift & HTC Vive
- December 08, 2017

The brief trailer sets the lighthearted tone that the studio is known for, as you lounge around in the water, cook hot dogs, and play beach ball. "It was pretty amusing, people have been loving 'to job, '" said founder Alex Schwartz, "and we've been working on the game for so long, and the natural progression of, after you 'job, ' then you vacation , it just makes sense". (more...)
Placing the Spotlight on Russia Bear 3X Direxion (RUSS)
- December 08, 2017

It may be very hard to keep emotions in check when making these important decisions. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. Moving averages can help spot trends and price reversals. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) oscillates between 0 and 100. An RSI reading over 70 would be considered overbought, and a reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. (more...)
Fallen Kingdom Trailer is Here! Fallen Kingdom Trailer is Here!
- December 08, 2017

Logistics and, well, logic be damned, it seems like kind of a fun idea for a sequel! Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , the sequel to the 2015 smash hit Jurassic World and fifth installment to the dino-rampaging franchise launched by legendary director Steven Spielberg in 1993. (more...)
Famous director sued for allegedly raping underage boy Famous director sued for allegedly raping underage boy
- December 08, 2017

According to the lawsuit , obtained by TMZ , Singer was on a yacht in the Seattle area back in 2003. a yacht owned by wealthy tech investor, Lester Waters. It has also been claimed that Tom Hollander, who plays Queen manager Jim Beach, quit the film at one point because of Singer's behavior. You may recall another man, Michael Egan , making similar claims against Singer and other industry power players in 2014. (more...)