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NBC orders comedy pilot from Seth Meyers and Mike O'Brien
- January 26, 2017

Trump has only been in office for five days, and already he feels "demoralized" by the public perception of him: "It seems like most of that time has been spent signing giant documents and then showing people that you signed them", Meyers joked. (more...)
What It's Like To Dance With Melania Trump What It's Like To Dance With Melania Trump
- January 26, 2017

Melania Trump, wearing her "pussy-bow" blouse, greets former US President Bill Clinton before Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton begin their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, on October 9, 2016. (more...)
Team behind Tomb Raider reboot working on Marvel's Avengers game Team behind Tomb Raider reboot working on Marvel's Avengers game
- January 26, 2017

The trailer shows Thor's hammer, Captain America's shield, and Iron Man's hand, though it looks like they all have seen better days. "We just need to reassemble". No platforms or release date have been announced yet. He said the Avengers project is "a flawless example of how Marvel is making games a key part of the landscape for Marvel storytelling, alongside comics, television and film". (more...)
Red Cross deploys volunteers to devastated disaster areas Red Cross deploys volunteers to devastated disaster areas
- January 26, 2017

In 2016, the Red Cross responded to more than 400 home fires and other disasters in the 24-county Eastern New York Region. "We know only too well the devastation that storms can bring, with SC suffering from several major disasters in the past two years". (more...)
Power Rangers Movie Trailer Gets A LEGO Remake Power Rangers Movie Trailer Gets A LEGO Remake
- January 26, 2017

Power Rangers has a few mobile games under its belt as a franchise, but Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, coming this March, will be the first one to feature the new Power Rangers heroes and villains from the upcoming reboot. The Power Rangers movie opens in theaters on March 24, 2017 and stars Elizabeth Banks as the villainous Rita Repulsa. The characters seen in-game will be based on the versions seen in the upcoming Power Rangers film. (more...)
Lady Gaga's Next Album May Drop This Year Lady Gaga's Next Album May Drop This Year
- January 26, 2017

Now Forbes has reported that, a full-length is due this coming October. However, these reports have not been confirmed by the singer's camp as of this writing. Schultz of Ad Age . Gaga has previously spoken about her specific ambitions for the show, revealing she wants to sing "on the roof" of the Super Bowl. (more...)
Not-so-final frontier: Astronaut Tim Peake to return to space
- January 26, 2017

The Soyuz TMA-19M has been repaired since its landing, but is still slightly scorched from re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. Major Peake told the Standard the experience was so "addictive" that he wanted to go back after returning to Earth last June following his 186-day European Space Agency mission. (more...)
Desh Bachao Album Becomes a Joke on Special Status Desh Bachao Album Becomes a Joke on Special Status
- January 26, 2017

Of which, four were released on the official YouTube page of Jana Sena. When people have expected some inspirational album, Pawan Kalyan came up with DJ mix. However, instead of giving Andhra special status, the Narendra Modi-led government announced a special financial package for the state. It looks like all the songs are going to be remixes of Pawan Kalyan's hits. (more...)
Kaatru Veliyidai- Single from February 2 Kaatru Veliyidai- Single from February 2
- January 26, 2017

The film's music is by AR Rahman. Rahman's melody makes the visuals in the promo video more handsome than they already are. The first song of Kaatru Veliyidai will release on February 2. But, as a bonus, we also get a sneak peek into director Mani Ratnam's vision of a breezy and heartwarming romance that we had been waiting for a long time. (more...)
Poster: Prabhas and Anushka are battle ready Poster: Prabhas and Anushka are battle ready
- January 26, 2017

Director SS Rajamouli took to Twitter on Republic Day to reveal the new posters of his magnum opus - " Baahubali : The Conclusion ", featuring Prahas as Amarendra Baahubali and Anushka Shetty as Devasena. Mahendra is the son of Amarendra Baahubali , who was in love with warrior queen Devasena. Prabhas and Rana Daggubati, Anushka and Tamannah's Baahubali 2 is scheduled to hit the theaters on 28th April 2017. (more...)
Ed Sheeran has announced tour dates for United Kingdom and Europe Ed Sheeran has announced tour dates for United Kingdom and Europe
- January 26, 2017

The tour will follow the official release of Sheeran's latest album, Divide, on March 3. Dates for Latin America announced later today. In an effort to prevent fans from falling victim to potential ticket touts, the Grammy-winner also warned: "The prices for tickets have not been announced yet so anything you're reading is fake". (more...)
Sky profits fall due to higher football costs Sky profits fall due to higher football costs
- January 26, 2017

The profit fall came despite first-half revenues rising by 6% on a constant currency basis to £6.4bn, up from £5.72bn a year earlier. Sky, the European pay-TV group that has accepted a buyout offer from shareholder Rupert Murdoch, reported a 9 percent drop in first-half operating profit after a jump in Premier League soccer costs. (more...)
Trump allegations of voter fraud 'based on evidence' Trump allegations of voter fraud 'based on evidence'
- January 26, 2017

President Trump discusses voter fraud allegations. Spicer said Trump is confident in his Electoral College victory and wants to focus on fulfilling his campaign promises to American voters. Trump and the White House have cited Becker's report repeatedly to back claims that fraud is rampant. "I think the president has believed that for a while based on studies and information he has", Spicer said. (more...)
Shia LaBeouf arrested after row with protester at anti-Trump installation site Shia LaBeouf arrested after row with protester at anti-Trump installation site
- January 26, 2017

Police say he also pushed the man, who refused medical attention. Shia LaBeouf was seen being hauled away in handcuffs by NYPD officers from his marathon protest site in NY on Wednesday. The New York Police Department, who have been stationed at the site of the protest since it began, then arrested LaBeouf. "There were all these Nazis here, he came out and tried to protect us", claimed one witness. (more...)
A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches
- January 26, 2017

At most inaugurations , we see few, if an, major protests . "It's Elizabeth Warren", said one woman. "If the marches were a reminder of the depth of opposition to Trump", FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver wrote, "they also reflected Democrats' need to expand the breadth of their coalition if they are to make a comeback in 2018 and 2020". (more...)
TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dies At Age 80 TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dies At Age 80
- January 26, 2017

She was the glamorous American suburban mom at the beginning of the 1960s on "The Dick Van Dyke Show", and she was the rising American single career woman on her own eponymous show at the end of that decade, and well into the 1970s. Her younger sister died of a drug overdose aged just 21 and she lost her brother to cancer at 47. Her generosity as an animal rights activist and icon will never be forgotten. (more...)
The Donald, The Media And The Next Four Years The Donald, The Media And The Next Four Years
- January 26, 2017

Conway's characterisation of Spicer's statement and its falsehoods exacerbated a growing rift between Trump's White House and the news organisations that cover it, less than two days into his administration. When quizzed by reporters over the issue, Mr Spicer said Trump "has believed that for a while based on studies and information he has". Late in the afternoon on Saturday, Spicer took to the podium in the White House briefing room for the first time to falsely claim that Trump's ... (more...)
Oscars 2017: Here Are All the Oscars 2017: Here Are All the "Firsts" and Milestones Among the Nominees
- January 26, 2017

Both films also received nods at the Golden Globes, though far fewer than "La La Land". "Arrival" director Denis Villeneuve, "Hacksaw Ridge" director Mel Gibson, " La La Land " director Damien Chazelle", "Manchester By The Sea" director Kenneth Lonergan , and "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins were nominated for the best director prize. (more...)
Ten takeaways from this year's Oscar nominations Ten takeaways from this year's Oscar nominations
- January 26, 2017

While Tamil movie "Visaranai", India's Oscar entry for the Best Foreign Language Film was out of contention in an initial list itself, Rahman - who had won two Oscars in 2009 - lost out on his chance at two nominations for his work for "Pele: Birth of a Legend", on Tuesday. (more...)
Women's marches planned in USA and 80 countries Women's marches planned in USA and 80 countries
- January 26, 2017

The scale of the mass protests highlights the depth of resistance to the former reality TV star, two days after he was sworn in as president with an approval rating of just 37 percent. Spicer claimed that photographs of the inauguration were placed at angles that misrepresented the number of attendees compared to Obama's Inauguration . (more...)

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