Arts&Culture

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:34

Unveiling the measures, the EU's economics affairs commissioner Pierre Moscovici said the "current legal vacuum is creating a serious shortfall in the public revenue of our member states". Other countries have argued that discussions and decisions on this issue should be tackled at a global level and with the help of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a group that advises its 35 members on tax policy.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:44

It's a foregone conclusion at this point that Black Panther will also pass The Avengers ($623.3 million) to break into the top five highest-grossing films of all-time at the US box office. That's a feat only ever matched by Avatar , the highest-grossing movie of all time . Even with the movie breaking pre-sale records (which have now just been beaten by Infinity War ), nobody saw Black Panther making so much money in such a short amount of time.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:42

Sessions' announcement came the day before a large anti-gun violence march set for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the new rule would classify bump stocks under the national ban on machine guns . Fully automatic weapons have been banned in the USA since 1986, but bump stocks were described by the ATF in 2010 as "a firearm part and is not regulated as a firearm under the Gun Control Act or the National Firearms Act".

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:38

Zhang said the market turmoil may abate as the tit-for-tat United States and Chinese moves remain tepid, aimed more at testing each other's mettle, and could result in a negotiated settlement. Trump's technology order is in response to "unfair and harmful acquisition of U.S. technology", said a statement by the U.S. Trade Representative's office.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:39

Rain disrupted nearly all of the second day of the first Test between New Zealand and England on Friday, with the hosts managing to extend their lead to 171 runs before they were forced from the field for good ahead of the final session.

by | March 22, 2018 | 02:11

Bryant called the temporary restraining order "disappointing". "We are saving more of the unborn than any state in America, and what better thing we could do", said Bryant, a Republican serving his second term. Opponents of a new MS law banning most abortions after 15 weeks of gestation have filed a lawsuit. "That right protects her choice "to have an abortion before viability.' States can not 'prohibit any woman from making the ultimate decision" to do so".

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:21

In a series of tweets made last Thursday, one user outlined an instance where Bonabhan cornered a woman at a show and forced himself on her. Bonabhan's accuser also claims that upon reporting his multiple unwanted advances toward several female Borda Productions promoters, the company attempted to cover up his actions in order to protect its name.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:23

Andrew Cuomo , her Democratic primary opponent, for favoring corporations and the rich over average New Yorkers. She later apologised for these remarks, telling Time Magazine : " Cynthia Nixon's identity has no bearing on her gubernatorial candidacy and it was not my intention to suggest it did.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:47

Blue offered a cool $19,000 for a portrait of Sidney Poitier at the Saturday night event, only to be outbid by Tyler Perry for the piece. "Let me tell you, her mother and father have been talking about how you gather art", the auctioneer added.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:50

This comes after hundreds of teenagers ran for their lives from the hallways and classrooms of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 students and staff were shot to death last month. "He never went in", said a visibly frustrated Sheriff Israel during a news conference about one week after the shooting that killed 14 students and three teachers.

by | March 17, 2018 | 02:25

The family of Dillon Mitchell, a 27-year-old man who works at the plant, told CBS 11 News reporter MaryAnn Martinez‏ that he is the employee still missing at the blast site. The earliest rescuers will be able to start searching for Mitchell will be on Friday morning, once the fire has extinguished itself. One person is missing following the incident and believed to be buried under the wreckage.

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:16

The game itself has rebranded Lara Croft as a rather more serious, fully-clothed adventuress but the movie still faces commentaries more concerned with Vikander's "boobs" than the movie's motivations. As tedious as Tomb Raider grows, the origin story begins with promise: Super-smart, clever and impressively jacked, 21-year-old Lara doesn't have any clear life goals, because she has been holding out hope for the return of her adventurer father ( Dominic West ).

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:17

He poured out his aged and lovely "Lady Madonna" rendition on piano. And now we're back to NY, because eff continuity. Luke Bryan took his seat at the American Idol judge's table, and for two straight hours he doled out advice, praise and nine tickets to Hollywood to Idol hopefuls.

by | March 16, 2018 | 05:02

Thursday's ruling by Judge Steven T. O'Neill could transform the April 2 retrial from a he-said-she-said case to one about a pattern of sexual misconduct spanning decades by the celebrity once revered as "America's Dad". That trial ended in a hung jury . "(He) could not have been mistaken Ms. Constand was unconscious and unable to consent", Jappe said, "because he'd done it for so long".

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:35

America's largest seller of groceries - is planning to deliver supermarket items to 40 percent of the nation's homes by the end of the year. It will continue to offer its collection service for online orders too, which allows customers to fill their grocery basket from home or the Walmart app, and then have the bags loaded into their auto at the store.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:33

Winners will be announced May 7. Bacchanal , the laid-back Bywater gathering place, is a finalist for Outstanding Wine Program . Texas also showed well in Media Awards nominations. New Orleans typically dominates this category. Separate from its chef and restaurant awards, and announced well in advance, the America's Classic Award is meant to recognize establishments of "timeless appeal" that serve food "that reflects the character of their communities", according to the foundation.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:25

Toys R Us also attempted to turn itself into a top destination once again, creating play areas where kids could try out toys, and introducing augmented reality to make its products come alive on screens as well as shelves. Like many traditional retailers, Toys "R" Us has struggled to maintain sales amid declining store traffic and the rise of e-commerce competitors like Amazon.

by | March 15, 2018 | 06:19

That would mean Saquon Barkley would not be an option for Cleveland at first and fourth overall. Hyde started all 16 games for San Francisco last season, crafting 240 carries for 938 yards. Hyde, 27, has rushed for over 900 yards in each of the past two seasons, but is yet to reach the 1,000-yard mark in any of his campaigns. He played 14, seven and 13 games from 2014 through 2016.

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:51

The audio revealed that the helicopter was upside down in the water as rescue boats arrived at the scene. Police and fire divers entered the water to retrieve the passengers from the submerged helicopter. All five passengers died. He is the sole survivor of the crash in the East River . Those killed were identified as Daniel Thompson, 34; Tristan Hill, 29; Carla Vallejos Blanco, 29; Brian McDaniel, 26; and Trevor Cadigan , 26.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:37

And Sir Ken's wife Anne, his partner of 40 years who he married on Friday, said of her husband: "The world has lost a most life-enhancing, brilliant, creative comedian with an operatically-trained voice, who just wanted to make people happy".

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:37

You can already play the first three Tomb Raider games on Steam , but they only exist because of some emulation wizardry - they are not proper ports, and they don't exactly run great. A set release date has not been announced yet by the developers, but they are saying at least that they have already finished porting the first two games and are now working on the third installment.

by | March 13, 2018 | 11:36

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by | March 13, 2018 | 11:33

The NCAA tournament selection committee seeded the Buckeyes as a No. 5 and sent them to Boise, Idaho, where they will play Summit League champion South Dakota State. They were upset by Penn State in their opening game of the Big Ten Tournament. The women's tournament starts March 16, with first round games games running through March 19.

by | March 12, 2018 | 11:16

On Sunday, (March 11) the rapper took home the award for Best New Artist at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards , beating out 21 Savage, GoldLink, Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti . "I want to thank the three and a half decades of fans that have been listening to Bon Jovi songs", Jon Bon Jovi said while accepting the award.

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:00

Katy Perry wants it and she has no concern for the awful path of destruction she is creating to get it. They are now in a legal battle against Katy Perry , because the nuns planned to sell the property for a cool $15.5 million to a business woman named Dana Hollister , according to Just Jared .

by | March 10, 2018 | 02:07

Meghan Markle can officially tick "get baptized " off her list of things to do before the royal wedding . When she's not making inspiring speeches about women's rights and killing it as a successful actress, Meghan Markle is absolutely killing it in the fashion department.

by | March 10, 2018 | 02:03

He also told the CNN, "Why do I have to do it?" Sam Nunberg first worked for one of Trump's businesses and later helped advise Trump's presidential campaign, but he was sacked in August 2015 amid reports that he posted racially charged messages on Facebook.

by | March 09, 2018 | 09:50

Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Taunton are calling Wednesday morning's snow a "preview" of what's to come this afternoon, when the storm gains intensity. The heavy, wet snow is expected to bring down trees and power lines, resulting in widespread outages for the second time in less than a week. An inland track would mean more of a rain event for the five boroughs and coastal areas with significant snow totals north and west of the city.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:15

If Nixon were elected, not only would she be New York's first female governor, but also its first gay one. Ms. Nixon's Instagram feed has showed her making visits in 2018 across NY, including in Montauk, Skaneateles and Binghamton. Cuomo was asked on a conference call about the possibility of Mayor de Blasio being behind Nixon's potential run. The Wall Street Journal originally reported that liberal groups are encouraging the star to run for office.

by | March 07, 2018 | 00:26

However, this particular Christopher Robin movie distinguishes itself as a non-fiction continuity sequel to the classic children's mythology. The recent Goodbye Christopher Robin took a traditional biopic look at Winnie The Pooh creator AA Milne.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:21

The five-time NBA championship victor won the award for his short film, Dear Basketball , and accepted the honor with his director, Glen Keane , during the show. Kobe Bryant after his Oscar win on March 4. You'll be depressed when your career is over and you'll come back to playing.' I got that a lot. "You have to learn the basics of things".

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:18

The force of the explosion was so strong it shook nearby homes, neighbours said. A 46-year-old woman and her two teenage sons were killed in the blast, along with one of their girlfriends, 18, and a 22-year-old woman. "With three people now charged and due in court, it becomes even more important, for legal reasons, that this message is heeded", Leicestershire police said Saturday.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:17

Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli may have to give up a Picasso and a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, after a USA judge on Monday ordered him to forfeit $7.36-million following his conviction of defrauding investors. He also would be forced to forfeit other valuables including a Picasso painting and another unreleased recording that he claims he owns, " Tha Carter V " by Lil Wayne .

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:14

Varda, a filmmaking legend who was instrumental in the development of the French New Wave, is 89 - nine days older than Ivory. Call Me by Your Name director James Ivory has been awarded with an Oscar for best adapted screenplay , making him the oldest Oscar victor at his age of 89.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:13

It was his cross that Bernardo Silva converted to give City the lead and thereafter Chelsea's midfield were just chasing David Silva's shadow. City, the Premier League's champion-in-waiting, had Chelsea beaten before a ball was even kicked.

by | March 05, 2018 | 01:45

The reported story includes several corroborating accounts by colleagues of Hardy's, and none for Seacrest's claim that Hardy asked him for money to withdraw the allegations. But while Kimmel has ably tackled political issues he feels strongly about on his show, Jimmy Kimmel Live , here he seemed to take a rather distant, philosophical line: "I'm not going to stop any bad behavior with my jokes", he said .

by | March 05, 2018 | 01:41

As well as scoring Emmy nominations for his iconic role in MASH , Stiers played the voice of a number of classic Disney characters including Beauty And The Beast's Cogsworth , Governor Ratcliffe AND Wiggins in Pocahontas and Jumba in Lilo and Stitch to name a few.

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:06

When the history of Oscars are discussed, his name is certain to come up. And because the academy can only recognize films that have been released in theaters, the gender-based disparity among Oscar nominees reflects how vastly underrepresented women are in Hollywood .

by | March 04, 2018 | 05:07

McMahon screeched at Rousey, before bitch-slapping her across the face. Angle was then punched in the face by Triple H , who also gave him a Pedigree at Survivor Series previous year. "Heard from some folks backstage that Ronda Rousey has a handprint welt on her face". However, Rousey insisted that McMahon apologize to her or she would rip her arm "out of its socket"...and then Triple H leveled Kurt Angle with a sucker punch.

by | March 03, 2018 | 00:37

Members of the public from across the United Kingdom will make up 1,200 of those invited, the palace said. This, of course, is in-line with both Harry and Meghan's passion for inspiring and supporting younger generations . Mel B also recently appeared to confirm the Spice Girls would be getting back together to perform at Harry and Meghan's wedding celebrations. After the ceremony, there will be a carriage procession through Windsor before the couple join their guests for a ...