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Meghan Markle attends Pippa Middleton's wedding reception as Prince Harry's date
- May 22, 2017

However, while she stunned the world during her 2011 debut outside Westminster Abbey with her physical attributes, on Saturday royal watchers - who were kept a respectful 200 metres away - were fascinated by Middleton's toned biceps peeking out from her designer dress. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Attend Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception Together Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Attend Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception Together
- May 22, 2017

Guests make their way to Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding ceremony in whimsical hats and high heels on May 20. While Pippa Middleton looked every bit gorgeous in her wedding what also caught attention was the way the future queen of England, Kate Middleton was trying to keep the kids together during the ceremony . (more...)
Famous Hillary Step on Everest collapsed Famous Hillary Step on Everest collapsed
- May 22, 2017

It was believed the face was damaged by the 7.8 magnitude quake in Nepal which struck in 2015 but it was not confirmed owing to snow. Mosedale climbed Everest earlier this month, adding that "there's some huge blocks randomly perched hither and thither which will be quite tricky to negotiate". (more...)
Everything you need to know about the Billboard Awards Everything you need to know about the Billboard Awards
- May 22, 2017

The entertainment industry veteran was given the Icon Award at today's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, and entertained the masses with faithful renditions of two of her biggest hits: The 1998 smash Believe, and 1989's If I Could Turn Back Time. (more...)
How Facebook decides what violent and explicit content is allowed How Facebook decides what violent and explicit content is allowed
- May 22, 2017

The Guardian said it had seen more than 100 internal training manuals, spreadsheets and flowcharts showing "secret rules and guidelines" for deciding what its two billion users can post onto the site. Facebook has said in the past that it is in a unique position to do more about the suicide epidemic. As per the guidelines, remarks such as "I hope someone kills you", "Kick a person with red hair" or "To snap a b**ch's neck, make sure to apply all your pressure to the middle of her throat" ... (more...)
Sessions revives failed drug policies
- May 22, 2017

The move announced Friday is a reversal of Obama-era policies that is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms. Officials say Holder's "Smart on Crime" policy "convoluted the process", and left prosecutors applying the law unevenly, which they said "is not Justice". (more...)
Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays
- May 22, 2017

Yankees starter CC Sabathia was otherwise able to avoid trouble for most of his outing and made Gardner's homer stand up despite giving up a solo home run to Rays catcher Derek Norris in the fifth inning that made the score 3-2. Longoria also homered for the Rays and Logan Morrison had a two-run single during a three-run fifth that made it 9-4. In his 45.2 innings and 3-2 record this year, Sabathia has a 4.93 ERA with 31 Ks. (more...)
Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards
- May 22, 2017

Minaj kicked off the show with an explosive nine-minute performance of her hit songs alongside her mentor Lil Wayne and frequent collaborator David Guetta. This English songbird will successfully defend her title against against Beyonce, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers , Drake , Ariana Grande , Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd. (more...)
Texas House OKs bill mandating classes on police interaction Texas House OKs bill mandating classes on police interaction
- May 22, 2017

Reps. John Cyrier, R-Lockhart; John Raney, R-College Station and Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston were initially shown voting no, then later filed statements recorded in the House journal that they meant to vote yes. Republican Burkett said the amendment "goes one step too far" while Rep. Byron Cook , R-Corsicana, urged colleagues to vote against the proposal saying it shows we are "willing to play God with people's lives". (more...)
Miley Cyrus Interrupts Jimmy Fallon's Monologue on 'The Tonight Show'
- May 22, 2017

As Cyrus neared the end of the song, singing, "And I wanna thank you with all of my heart / It's a brand new start / A dream come true / In Malibu", tears started rolling the singer's face. "I'm just so excited to be here and be able to give it back to her". She said it was something she couldn't take away from her life. "Like, it's just such an exciting night, and I'm getting all emotional for Miley , because I'm really happy for her", she gushed. (more...)
Steal Miley Cyrus' Billboard Music Awards Performance Look For Le$$!! Steal Miley Cyrus' Billboard Music Awards Performance Look For Le$$!!
- May 22, 2017

Introduced by her father Billy Ray Cyrus and her sister Noah Cyrus - who joked it was Miley's "first time [appearing] in years with trousers on" - the singer let her sultry voice do the talking, in an unusually stripped-down performance. "I'm just so excited to be here and be able to give it back to her". "She's the happiest she's ever been", Noah gushed on stage with dad Billy Ray. (more...)
Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest
- May 22, 2017

Weddings are exciting, special, and a little stressful - especially if there are small children in the wedding party . But George and Charlotte - and the rest of the page boys and bridesmaids - did extremely well in public, winning hearts along the way in their custom-made outfits. (more...)
Services to have 4-slab GST rates, no decision on gold
- May 22, 2017

Bindi, vermilion, glass bangles, handlooms, hearing aids and handmade musical instruments have also been exempt under GST. A total of 7% of goods have been kept zero rated. It also added a new item to the exemption list -services provided by the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), the company that provides the IT infrastructure to union and state governments and union territories for the new indirect tax regime. (more...)
With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'
- May 22, 2017

Netflix's logo was booed by some at Friday's screening. David Ehrlich, a senior film critic at Indiewire , tweeted that there had been "huge boos" at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumiere. "That is unusual for a director", he said. 'I had total liberty - they never intervened, they truly respected me from beginning to end'. It was at a previous Cannes Film Festival that Mr Sarandos made a connection with Mr Thierry Fremaux, the festival's director. (more...)
Chelsea Manning Posts First Picture Of Herself Since Release Chelsea Manning Posts First Picture Of Herself Since Release
- May 22, 2017

Manning is a transgender US Army soldier, who was in prison for seven years at the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, after she released around 750,000 documents to WikiLeaks and was subsequently convicted under the Espionage and Computer Fraud and Abuse Acts, and sentenced to 35 years in prison . (more...)
Six-Movie Resident Evil Reboot Confirmed Six-Movie Resident Evil Reboot Confirmed
- May 22, 2017

The franchise was set to end with this year's "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter", which grossed $312 million worldwide after its January release, including an eye-popping $160 million in China alone. Constantin Films owns the film rights to the franchise and produced all of the previous films. Considering the games have shifted tonally at least a half-dozen times, and the movies were widely-panned (although big money makers overseas), you have to wonder where they're going to go with the ... (more...)
With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House
- May 22, 2017

By Thursday, in his interview with NBC's Lester Holt , Mr. Trump was acknowledging that he made a decision to fire Mr. Comey before soliciting and receiving any recommendations and that the Clinton emails were not his motivation. Trump abruptly fired former director James Comey on Tuesday after he allegedly requested more funding from the US Department of Justice to investigate purported Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. (more...)
Netflix Film 'Okja' Plagued by Technical Difficulties at Cannes Film Festival Netflix Film 'Okja' Plagued by Technical Difficulties at Cannes Film Festival
- May 22, 2017

CANNES, FRANCE | A technical glitch on Friday halted the screening of Netflix's first movie to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, but " Okja ", starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal , which opened to boos, ended to hearty applause. (more...)
Between the Buried and Me's Dan Briggs Covers 'Twin Peaks' Theme Between the Buried and Me's Dan Briggs Covers 'Twin Peaks' Theme
- May 22, 2017

Showtime has kept its episodes under wraps. When Kyle MacLachlan made his debut as Agent Cooper on the sleeper hit Twin Peaks back in 1990, most audiences weren't familiar with the fresh-faced actor playing the man in the trenchcoat. But if it was up to Lynch, Palmer's murderer would still be a mystery. Lynch has held a tight leash on details surrounding the new series. 'All things these days are seen on machines that have very bad picture and very bad sound, generally speaking, ' ... (more...)
Weekend Box Office: Good News And Bad News For 'Alien: Covenant' Weekend Box Office: Good News And Bad News For 'Alien: Covenant'
- May 22, 2017

It's directed by Ridley Scott. The film plays for one hour and thirty-one minutes. First up is " Alien: Covenant ". What's Jackson's verdict? Should we see it or skip it? Aside from clothing and a particular battle wound, the only thing separating the characters is a subtle accent, and Fassbender's muddy approach to his characters adds tension to the story. (more...)