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Roman Polanski was expelled from the American Academy Roman Polanski was expelled from the American Academy
- May 05, 2018

Attorney Harland Braun says Polanski will ask the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a hearing so that he can prevent his reasons for remaining in the organization. Despite the verdict and the fact the director fled the country to avoid further prison time, the Academy still awarded Polanski the best director trophy for " The Pianist " in 2003. (more...)
Tensions remain high in Mitchells Plain Tensions remain high in Mitchells Plain
- May 05, 2018

Law enforcement's Wayne Dyason says: "Incidents of stone throwing and burning of tyres occurred". Shortly after, bullets fired from the Colorado side of the same intersection resulted in a 51-year-old and 36-year-old being injured. Clashes broke out between the protesting Siqalo residents and residents of Highlands in Mitchells Plain as well as with police. Although the R300 highway and Highlands Drive had been reopened by Wednesday afternoon, roads such as Weltevreden, Morgenster and ... (more...)
Madhuri Dixit's debut Marathi Film 'Bucket List' trailer unveiled Madhuri Dixit's debut Marathi Film 'Bucket List' trailer unveiled
- May 05, 2018

However, it's not her bucket list but her heart donor, Sai, a young girl. But in the Bucket List trailer, Madhuri has already shown her range, and how good she is as an actress, who doesn't need the crutch of glamour to light up the screen. (more...)
Conway, Kobayashi, Toyota on pole for WEC race at Spa-Francorchamps Conway, Kobayashi, Toyota on pole for WEC race at Spa-Francorchamps
- May 05, 2018

Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi had set the fastest average time in the #7 TS0S0 Hybrid in qualifying on Friday, 0.379 seconds ahead of Alonso and teammate Kazuki Nakajima in the #8 machine. Each pair of Toyota drivers set its times on either side of a 35-minute red flag after Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar driver Pietro Fittipaldi crashed his DragonSpeed BR Engineering privateer LMP1 at Eau Rouge. (more...)
Baahubali 2 crosses the lifetime box-office collection of Baahubali Baahubali 2 crosses the lifetime box-office collection of Baahubali
- May 05, 2018

The Hindi version of the film had collected Rs 511 crore during its theatrical run making it the biggest blockbuster of all time. The first installment of the Baahubali series- Baahubali: The Beginning was released on over 5,000 screens in China on July 22, 2016, about a year after its worldwide release. (more...)
Brahmastra stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor go on a dinner date Brahmastra stars Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor go on a dinner date
- May 05, 2018

Brahmastra team Ranbir Kapoor , Alia Bhatt with producer Karan Johar and director Ayan Mukherji were spotted together for dinner on Thursday night (May 3) in Mumbai. Producer Karan was at his casual best in a black printed t-shirt and black trousers. It is directed by Ayan Mukerji and produced by Karan Johar. The film also features Mouni Roy in the lead role. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Is Headed to the United Kingdom to Address Parliament On Diversity Caitlyn Jenner Is Headed to the United Kingdom to Address Parliament On Diversity
- May 05, 2018

On Twitter, critics further lambasted Channel 4's decision to have Jenner speak, citing her lack of support of trans people. However, despite the effort Channel 4 has made to expand upon gender diversity, specifically for transgender representation, Jenner isn't exactly known for her activism for trans people, and doesn't represent trans people in the United Kingdom. (more...)
Emma Watson backs Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajwat Emma Watson backs Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajwat
- May 05, 2018

According to the police chargesheet , the minor girl from the Bakerwal community was held captive in a small village temple in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir for a week in January this year. As many as nine accused, including a police head constable and two special police officers (SPOs) and a sub-inspector of police, were arrested in the case. (more...)
Two More Women Come Forth About R. Kelly's Reported Sexual Abuse Two More Women Come Forth About R. Kelly's Reported Sexual Abuse
- May 05, 2018

The "I Believe I Can Fly" singer released a statement Friday that says he's "heartbroken" by the accusations. Kelly is claiming that mainstream media is working to destroy his musical legacy. Their split comes as two sets of parents continue to publicly plead for help to reach their daughters, 19 and 17, who they say have been prevented by Kelly from contacting friends and family while living with him at rented properties in Chicago and Atlanta. (more...)
Tina Fey Had The Best Reaction To David Letterman's Sexist Writers Room Tina Fey Had The Best Reaction To David Letterman's Sexist Writers Room
- May 05, 2018

Fey famously starred in a sketch on SNL that saw her sporting a UVA sweatshirt and touting the powers of sheet cake as a response to the violent marches that happened in the city. "But I didn't write that in time - I wrote that two days later as I was pacing in my house", she confessed. But while a Fey-hosted talk show just wasn't meant to be, that didn't stop the comedian from taking her male colleagues to task over the lack of female writers in the late-night landscape. (more...)
Ashley Graham stars in new, untedited swimsuit campaign Ashley Graham stars in new, untedited swimsuit campaign
- May 05, 2018

The model regularly gives out advice to women and young girls helping to inspire confidence and self-love. She also appeared in several Levi's campaigns. The shoot is titled " Power of the Paparazzi ", and, as the name implies, was shot paparazzi-style. 'This campaign is different than any other I have worked on throughout my entire career, ' Ashley Graham said in a statement . (more...)
'Smallville' actress, alleged sex cult leader back in court 'Smallville' actress, alleged sex cult leader back in court
- May 05, 2018

Raniere and Mack, who have separate representation, did not look at each other during the status conference where Judge Nicholas Garaufis set a trial date for October 1, 2018. Members were also forced to undergo a painful branding ceremony in which a cauterizing tool was used to carve a brand in the shape of Raniere's initials into the skin on their pelvis. (more...)
Sandra Bullock: I was sexually harassed at 16 Sandra Bullock: I was sexually harassed at 16
- May 05, 2018

She says Louis, whom she refers to as Lou, is "wise and kind". With warmer days just around the corner, Bullock is loving one comfy summer style in particular: "Jumpsuits", she said, noting that she plans to wear "lots of them!" There was a spiritual bigness to him. (more...)
Three Women Sue Charlie Rose And CBS Over Alleged Sexual Harassment Three Women Sue Charlie Rose And CBS Over Alleged Sexual Harassment
- May 05, 2018

Rose suggested McNeal and Harris to have sex with each other and "told them words to the effect of, 'You just need to become lovers already, ' the suit alleges". Rose fired Harris and McNeal following last year's Post story, and CBS did not offer them new positions, the lawsuit said. The women also claimed Rose repeatedly asked the women about their sex lives and insisted them on sharing details. (more...)
Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- May 05, 2018

The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $27.7. 9,567,141 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,150,855. Tobam accumulated 789,690 shares or 1.01% of the stock. Cambridge Investment Rech has invested 0% in Oasis Petroleum Inc . Blackrock stated it has 18.40M shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
Automotive Regenerative Braking System Sales Market Size, Outlook and Forecast till 2023 Automotive Regenerative Braking System Sales Market Size, Outlook and Forecast till 2023
- May 05, 2018

Global Industrial Battery Market Research gives the exhaustive affiliation between past and current market trends to predict future market values and tendencies of the Industrial Battery market. What are the key factors driving the Global Sodium-ion Batteries market? The report contains a variety of analytical and statistical data enabling the reader to have in and out knowledge, which can be applied in the decision-making process concerning the core and crucial business areas. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds opens up about his struggle with anxiety Ryan Reynolds opens up about his struggle with anxiety
- May 04, 2018

Reynolds faces this professed love with more than a little skepticism, saying, "He's mentioned it many times , which is weird to me because he's so tough". Reynolds is not only renowned for his work on screen, but for his sardonic tweets as well. Ryan said: " He's alive and well in my timeline ". To combat setting his father off, Reynolds would continually clean the house or mow the lawn. (more...)
Naira Trades Flat at Black Market After Nigeria-China Currency Swap Deal Naira Trades Flat at Black Market After Nigeria-China Currency Swap Deal
- May 04, 2018

He said the CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, led officials of the apex bank, while the PBC Governor, Dr. Yi Gang, led the Chinese team to the signing ceremony, which was held in Beijing, China. Also, a manufacturer who wishes to import from China would have to covert his Naira currency to Dollars and then to Yuan (Chinese Currency) before the purchase can be made. (more...)
Millennium Management LLC Has $1.51 Million Stake in Arrow Electronics (ARW)
- May 04, 2018

Armistice Capital Llc, which manages about $1.00 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 348,000 shares to 352,000 shares, valued at $8.60M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Advisor Partners Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.04% or 2,779 shares. Finally, Financial Gravity Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in Arrow Electronics in the 4th quarter worth about $160,000. (more...)
Cheryl Burke & Matthew Lawrence Engaged! Cheryl Burke & Matthew Lawrence Engaged!
- May 04, 2018

Burke and the former " Boy Meets World " and "Mrs. Doubtfire" star rekindled their romance past year after dating from 2006 to 2008 and initially met through his brother. They made their first public appearance since rekindling their romance at an event in Beverly Hills last month. "He's so normal, considering we're in this insane business". (more...)
Amazon Expanding Boston Technology Hub Amazon Expanding Boston Technology Hub
- May 04, 2018

The Seaport district fell largely into decay and disuse in the middle part of the 20th century before being transformed in recent decades into a centre for cutting-edge technology firms. The company now has about 1,200 workers in the city, according to Rohit Prasad, a Boston-based vice-president and head scientist of Amazon Alexa. The new space, which will open in 2021, will allow the company to double its tech workforce in the region. (more...)
Kim Kardashian loses Instagram follower with Tristan Thompson
- May 04, 2018

Jenner tells DeGeneres that Khloe is wonderful as a new mom, according to an Us Weekly report. Kardashian gave birth to their first daughter just days later in Cleveland, where she planned to raise their child as Thompson continues playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. (more...)
Plans To Bring Hulk Hogan Back To WWE Are Reportedly Underway Plans To Bring Hulk Hogan Back To WWE Are Reportedly Underway
- May 04, 2018

It appears that it's just a matter of time before Hulk Hogan is back in the WWE. "Hulk Hogan is an important part of Andre the Giant's history, however his appearance at tonight's HBO premiere of the documentary and his plans to help others learn from his mistakes does not mean WWE is rehiring him", the WWE noted at the time (via Wrestling Inc .). (more...)
Jada Pinkett Smith and Gabrielle Union call time on 17-year feud Jada Pinkett Smith and Gabrielle Union call time on 17-year feud
- May 04, 2018

Glad those two have reached a peace ― over whatever the heck the rift was about. We don't even know how it started!' Red Table Talk sees Jada speaking to various people in her life, and one episode reunites her and Gabrielle, even though the pair had avoided seeing each other for almost two decades. (more...)
CBS gains 2.8% amid broad Q1 growth in subscribership CBS gains 2.8% amid broad Q1 growth in subscribership
- May 04, 2018

During the previous quarter, CBS announced that All Access and Showtime each now have 2.5 million subscribers, or 5 million combined. The firm had revenue of $3.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.71 billion. In the transaction dated March 20, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Chairman, President & CEO; Moonves Leslie disposed a total of 85,000 shares at an average price of $50.46, amounting to approximately $4,289,100. (more...)
Christina Aguilera releases new Kanye West-produced single, Accelerate Christina Aguilera releases new Kanye West-produced single, Accelerate
- May 04, 2018

However, she admitted that her experience in the succeeding seasons after the first one was not as good as she thought they would be. I might discover myself on that present desperately making an attempt to precise myself by means of clothes or make-up or hair. (more...)
Saoirse Ronan among MTV Movie & TV Awards nominees Saoirse Ronan among MTV Movie & TV Awards nominees
- May 04, 2018

For best movie , " Black Panther " will compete with " Avengers: Infinity War ", " Girls Trip ", "IT" and " Wonder Woman ". Lady Bird star Saoirse Ronan has continued her remarkable awards run with a nomination at this year's MTV Movies & TV Awards. (more...)
Allu Arjun Naa Peru Surya Movie 1st Day Collections Worlwide Reports Allu Arjun Naa Peru Surya Movie 1st Day Collections Worlwide Reports
- May 04, 2018

The entire post-production work of the film has been wrapped up and Naa Peru Surya is gearing up for a record release tomorrow. Arjun has played a vital role in the movie and has impressed everyone with his reliable performance. In simple terms, Naa Peru Surya is on its own worth. Vamsy has made use of Allu Arjun's looks and physique by placing lots of action sequences, which go on and on, ending as a pain for the viewer rather than a treat for action movie lovers. (more...)
Adidas says they will not drop Kanye as a sneaker designer
- May 04, 2018

It's like we're mentally in prison. Slavery is to blacks as the Holocaust is to Jews. But those apologists, which include the likes of Chance the Rapper , are getting sucked into controversies that are proving hard to control. So is it time to boycott Adidas? But the company is standing by him. "They could think, 'Oh Malcolm X was never a big deal because Kanye said so.' It's extreme what he's doing". (more...)
Celine Dion gets Deadpool to dance in heels Celine Dion gets Deadpool to dance in heels
- May 04, 2018

We were meeting with songwriters, we were hearing riffs and ideas, I was giving them briefings on thematics. It just sort of fit and ticked all the boxes of what I was trying to do, story-wise. The last time she performed in the region was in 2008, but Singapore fans could only catch her at the nearest concert in Kuala Lumpur. "I brush my teeth every morning, I take a shower, I do my vocal exercise, and then I do my show, I go back home and take another shower". (more...)

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