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Cosby's lawyers look to block accusers' testimony at retrial Cosby's lawyers look to block accusers' testimony at retrial
- March 07, 2018

Defense attorney Tom Mesereau - who got Michael Jackson acquitted of child-molestation charges - said Tuesday during a hearing he wants the soon-to-be-impaneled jurors to see "just how greedy" Andrea Constand is. During the deposition, Cosby describes his sexual encounter with Constand in cringe-inducing detail, and also admits to acquiring Quaaludes, a powerful sedative, to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex in the 1970s. (more...)
Kim Kardashian's surrogate makes appearance on Keeping Up with the Kardashians
- March 07, 2018

In a new post to her website, titled " My Hopes for My Daughter ", the mom-to-be, who announced she's having a baby girl on the latest episode of the E! series , revealed that - despite having said that KUWTK is their family's version of home videos - she'll make her daughter wait until she's a teenager before she sees a single scene. (more...)
Van Marwijk picks his 1st squad as Australia head coach Van Marwijk picks his 1st squad as Australia head coach
- March 07, 2018

The 25 year old Petratos has scored nine goals for the Jets this season and is a major contributor in the club's strong push for a top two spot this season. Twenty-two of the players involved in the playoff last November have been retained, including veteran striker Tim Cahill, who has barely played for Millwall in England's second tier since returning to his former club in February. (more...)
Mourinho Defends Conte, Chelsea Over 'Ridiculous' Criticisms Mourinho Defends Conte, Chelsea Over 'Ridiculous' Criticisms
- March 07, 2018

After the disappointment of last weekend, the likes of Oliver Giroud and Eden Hazard have called Conte's tactics into question, while Marcos Alonso has suggested that the squad is perhaps to negative when playing. "They chucked it in yesterday those players". We make an awesome high pressing, they could not contact with Hazard, Willian or Pedro (Rodriguez). "The results of the last games, it doesn't matter if it is Champions League or Premier League or other competitions, because there ... (more...)
'The Flash': Could 'The Flash': Could "Enter Flashtime" Be Part of The Thinker's Endgame?
- March 07, 2018

What did you think of this episode's concept? Jay hasn't been seen since last season's finale where he helped Barry ( Grant Gustin ) and the team take down Savitar. I am so impressed with how Jesse's return was handled. Barry briefly considers pulling Joe into Flashtime , but reconsiders and simply says, "I'm sorry". (more...)
Man gets into bar brawl while holding daughter Man gets into bar brawl while holding daughter
- March 07, 2018

If you thought this was a Florida story, you were wrong. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said the brawl began inside the Crossroads Pizza and Wings Bar in Pine Junction on January 25, just after 10 p.m. Someone else grabs the child from him and holds onto her as the man in the hoodie rears up and hits Brown full-force in the face yet again. and again, and again. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel surprises cinema goers with Hollywood stars live during the Oscars Jimmy Kimmel surprises cinema goers with Hollywood stars live during the Oscars
- March 07, 2018

In fact, total viewership dropped a whopping 20% from a year ago alone, continuing a downward trend for Hollywood's premier awards show. The Grammy Awards in January attracted 26.1 million television viewers, its smallest audience since 2006. (more...)
'All five Spice Girls should perform or the reunion deal is off' 'All five Spice Girls should perform or the reunion deal is off'
- March 07, 2018

Mel revealed that the girl band were on the guestlist, before adding: 'I don't know if I should have said that. Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Victoria Beckham , Emma Bunton and Melanie Brown of the Spice Girls pose backstage at the Brit Awards in February 1997. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Goes After Yeezy Mafia Over Season 7 Tweet Kim Kardashian Goes After Yeezy Mafia Over Season 7 Tweet
- March 07, 2018

Earlier on Tuesday, the account tweeted that Yeezy buyers were somehow invited to an empty showroom and that "there won't be any apparel or accessories for SEASON 7 as Kanye West couldn't do what he wanted to achieve with this collection". (more...)
Usher and Wife Grace Miguel Separate After Two Years of Marriage Usher and Wife Grace Miguel Separate After Two Years of Marriage
- March 07, 2018

Also according to US Weekly , they had been separated for a couple of months. Maybe the third time will be the charm for Usher . In a post he shared on Instagram two days earlier, Usher may have hinted at a massive change in his life. (more...)
'Black Mirror' to be back on Netflix with Season five 'Black Mirror' to be back on Netflix with Season five
- March 07, 2018

The show released a teaser on its official Twitter account Monday following news it will return to the streaming site for its fifth season . However, said bright future (which probably won't require shades) didn't come with any substantive details regarding when the fifth season will arrive, or, for that matter, how many episodes we'll get. (more...)
Trump Says Oscars Ratings Were Low Because 'We Don't Have Stars Anymore' Trump Says Oscars Ratings Were Low Because 'We Don't Have Stars Anymore'
- March 07, 2018

It may be recalled that at the 2017 Oscars , actors had taken turns to deride President Trump in an attempt to get back at him for calling American actress Meryl Streep an "overrated actress". The biggest Academy Awards audience on record came in 1998, when the blockbuster " Titanic " was named best picture . I thought it was impossible. (more...)
Oscars 2018 Had Worst Viewership Ever Oscars 2018 Had Worst Viewership Ever
- March 07, 2018

Elsewhere, awards were spread around, recognising first-timers, LGBT issues and films inspired by other cultures. President Trump tweeted the problem with the Oscars is "we don't have Stars anymore", except for him. Allison Janney won best supporting actress for her turn as the cold, sardonic mother of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in " I, Tonya " - capping a sparkling awards season which saw her sweep the major prizes. (more...)
Alicia Vikander spoke about the Alicia Vikander spoke about the "rivalry" with Jolie
- March 07, 2018

The one problem the star has with the project? See the film " Tomb Raider: Lara Croft" of 15 March in Ukraine. Tomb Raider is released on the 14 of March in the United Kingdom, and the 16 of March in the US. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father's global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he's truly gone. (more...)
Vetr Lowers Chevron (NYSE:CVX) to Buy
- March 07, 2018

Tripadvisor Inc now has $5.89B valuation. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $113.7. About 39,716 shares traded. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, February 5 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Desjardins Securities with "Hold". (more...)
RuPaul apologises for controversial comments about transgender Drag Race contestants RuPaul apologises for controversial comments about transgender Drag Race contestants
- March 07, 2018

Pressed as to whether he would allow fully transgender contestants, he said , "Probably not". "You can identify as a woman and say you're transitioning, but it changes once you start changing your body", RuPaul said. The Drag Race Season One victor posted some of her favorites on her Instagram like YouTuber Tyler Oakley and the Royal Caribbean cast of Cats in their kitty costumes performing her verse backstage. (more...)
Barbie is planning dolls for Frida Kahlo and other historic women Barbie is planning dolls for Frida Kahlo and other historic women
- March 07, 2018

The new barbie range, dubbed "Shero" (which stands for Female Hero) also includes snowboarding champion Chloe Kim , Great Britain's most successful female boxer of all time Nicola Adams , world-renowned chef Hélène Darroze , Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins , Prima Ballerina Yuan Tan among many more! Martyna Wojciechowska , Poland - A TV presenter, magazine editor, author, and director. (more...)
Prosecutors seek at least 15 years prison for 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Prosecutors seek at least 15 years prison for 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli
- March 07, 2018

Shkreli's final sentencing is scheduled for Friday March 9. Shkreli was convicted for using proceeds from his publicly traded drug company, Retrophin, to pay back investors who lost money in two of his hedge funds. "The problem was not that Martin tried to cheat or steal from his investment partners", wrote Brafman. On Monday, the judge ordered him to forfeit almost $7.4 million. (more...)
Ava DuVernay's unprecedented journey to 'A Wrinkle in… Ava DuVernay's unprecedented journey to 'A Wrinkle in…
- March 07, 2018

Maybe show them that boys and girls use the same toilet. Chocano writes about her first foray into movie critique, when her work required her to spend hours upon hours watching movies in the dark, consuming, as she says, "toxic doses of superhero movies, wedding-themed romantic comedies, cryptofascist paeans to war, and bromances about unattractive, immature young men and the gorgeous women desperate to marry them". (more...)
The Weinstein Company sale falls apart again The Weinstein Company sale falls apart again
- March 07, 2018

A photo taken on October 13, 2017 shows a view of The Weinstein Company headquarters in Tribeca, New York City. She said Tuesday the group found "disappointing information about the viability" of the transaction. Included in her announcement was a vague plan to "support victims and protect employees". "We'll be disappointed if the parties can not work out their differences and close the deal", Schneiderman's spokeswoman Amy Spitalnick said. (more...)
Trump attacks European trade partners who criticized tariff plans Trump attacks European trade partners who criticized tariff plans
- March 07, 2018

Trump's decision to seek steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has provoked rarely seen urgency among Republicans lawmakers, who are trying to persuade the president that he would spark a trade fight that could stall the economy's recent gains if he doesn't reverse course. (more...)
Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
- March 07, 2018

NEW YORK-The promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas has pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges. Federal judges aren't required to follow the plea agreement, and the maximum sentence he faces is 40 years in federal lockup. Fyre Media (the company owned by McFarland) was subsequently slapped with lawsuit after lawsuit from angry punters, including a class-action suit for $100 million . (more...)
Lasers are helping driverless cars see around corners Lasers are helping driverless cars see around corners
- March 07, 2018

One such breakthrough was achieved recently by researchers from Stanford University who have found a way to let a driverless vehicle "see" around a corner to predict when to make an immediate stop - for example, if a child runs out from behind a winding street. (more...)
Tiffany Haddish to Star in Tyler Perry Comedy 'The List' Tiffany Haddish to Star in Tyler Perry Comedy 'The List'
- March 06, 2018

Haddish, who seemed to be everywhere during the four-hour Oscars marathon and boasted one of the show's best presenter moments with Maya Rudolph, has been completely unstoppable the past year-and-a-half, which included her being the first ever Black woman comic to host " Saturday Night Live " in its long history in November. (more...)
Lego Is Launching Plant-Based Plastic Bricks In 2018 Lego Is Launching Plant-Based Plastic Bricks In 2018
- March 06, 2018

It's a plastic made from ethanol that has been produced from sugarcane, which LEGO describes as being "soft, durable and flexible". Initially, Lego will make only the botanical elements, or 1-2% of its plastic parts, using the biopolyethylene. (more...)
Was Kendall Jenner Hospitalized Before Oscars 2018? Was Kendall Jenner Hospitalized Before Oscars 2018?
- March 06, 2018

The 22-year-old checked into Cedars Sinai in Beverly Hills and was treated for the alternative reaction to the vitamin infusion. Nowhere was that more apparent than at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars Party . The singer capped off her style with Christian Louboutin heels and a teeny metallic clutch that was just the right size for a tube of lipstick - and a backup pair of pasties, of course. (more...)
Just Announced: Childish Gambino Will Headline Capital One Arena in September Just Announced: Childish Gambino Will Headline Capital One Arena in September
- March 06, 2018

Chance the Rapper stopped by Pitchfork's In Sight Out conversation series on Monday night at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, where he shared some insight about his recent musical activities. 09-18 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center $. 09-23 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center $. Glover has announced his plans to retire from music following an upcoming third Childish Gambino album, set for release via RCA . (more...)
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
- March 06, 2018

It has collected around Rs 6.25 crore and around Rs 6.50 crore net on its second Saturday and second Sunday respectively. "India biz. Super hit", Taran Adarsh tweeted. Critics called the film anti-women, misogynistic. "I was looking beyond the criticism", Ranjan said. They have previously collaborated for Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Akaash Vani and Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 , which also starred Sunny Singh . (more...)
Studded Lonely Island Oscar song that never happened Studded Lonely Island Oscar song that never happened
- March 06, 2018

Unfortunately, it wasn't chosen because it was "financially and logistically impossible", so for fun they are sharing the rough storyboards of what would have been a fully shot, with a star-studded cast. "Meryl Streep has never done that!" What I do know is that the ceremony would have been infinitely more entertaining had it featured Gal Gadot, Vin Diesel and all the Chrises - Hemsworth, Evans, Pratt and Pine - performing an elaborate song and dance routine. (more...)
Wendy Williams Sets Return Date for Talk Show After Medical Leave Wendy Williams Sets Return Date for Talk Show After Medical Leave
- March 06, 2018

TMZ broke the news that O'Connell, who has acted in countless films and television programs, will be taking the part-time gig in anticipation of Wendy's return on March 19. The talk show host revealed she was diagnosed with Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism. According to the Mayo Clinic , Graves' disease is "an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones". (more...)