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Arts&Culture Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to increase diplomatic efforts to end 'Syria war'
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to increase diplomatic efforts to end 'Syria war'

The White House also announced it would send a representative to the next round of Syrian peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan this week. They also discussed meeting in Germany in July. The call between the two leaders was the first time they had spoken since the U.S. launched a cruise missile strike against Syria , a Russian ally, the Independent reported.

Arts&Culture SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo
Author: 0 SU history teacher explains the history of Cinco de Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexico's independence - and for the most part, it's not a big deal in Mexico. Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll.

Author: 0 SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali 2' to be dubbed in Japanese

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: "The wave is unstoppable ". The total five days overseas collection of "Baahubali: The Conclusion " is close to Rs 160 crores gross. This is the first global language in which the film will be dubbed and sources say that plans are on to have it dubbed in other foreign languages as well.

Arts&Culture Weekend Box Office: Crank Up the Volume
Author: 0 Weekend Box Office: Crank Up the Volume

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a massive opening weekend, accumulating $425 million (Rs 2700 crore) worldwide. The eighth part of the long-running Universal franchise managed US$8.6 million in the fourth week of a lucrative run that saw it surpass the US$1 billion mark worldwide.

Author: 0 Hollywood TV writers' strike averted as new deal agreed

The second strike happened just around the time of The Apprentice got its Celebrity version, which kept the ailing show going for another few years and eventually gave birth to supervillain US President Donald Trump . As Deadline notes, upfronts are coming up, and now a strike won't interrupt deals. The agreement follows weeks of contentious negotiations that included discussions over how much writers should be paid at a time of changes in the entertainment industry.

Arts&Culture Prosecutor to appeal Hernandez conviction ruling
Author: 0 Prosecutor to appeal Hernandez conviction ruling

Prosecutors have said that they plan to file an appeal of the vacated conviction. Hernandez, who had a four-year-old daughter, had a $41m (£31m) National Football League contract when he was arrested at his home in June 2013 and charged with murder.

Arts&Culture Kremlin Comments on FBI Director Comey's Firing
Author: 0 Kremlin Comments on FBI Director Comey's Firing

Trump defended his decision Wednesday, asserting in a flurry of tweets that both Democrats and Republicans "will be thanking me" for his action. At the heart of the criticism: Comey's various public pronouncements about the investigation during the heat of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Author: 0 MTV Movie & TV Awards Top Moments

It was after Showtime wanted to nominate Asia for an Emmy Award and consequently found the binary categories of "Best Actress" and "Best Actor" too restrictive due to Asia identifying with neither of these genders that the MTV Movie & TV Awards chose to create a gender-neutral awards category.

Arts&Culture Patti LuPone slams Madonna's acting in 'Evita'
Author: 0 Patti LuPone slams Madonna's acting in 'Evita'

She's dead behind the eyes. "She's a wonderful performer for what she does, but she is not an actor". LuPone originated the role in the musical " Evita " in 1979, ultimately playing the part for almost four years and earning a Tony Award, while Madonna played the part of the First Lady of Argentina in the 1996 movie adaptation.

Author: 0 Buddha Purnima 2017: Significance and Gautam Buddha Quotes

As all these incidences happened on Vaishakhi Pournima, these places have become important pilgrimage centres for Buddhists.In North India Buddha is considered as the 9th incarnation and Lord Krishna as the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu .

Author: 0 'As-Salaam Alaikum,' says Pope Francis at Cairo mass

Francis engaged the crowd with waves and smiles, and gave his blessings to the children hoisted up by their parents. They heard the Pope say, in his homily, "God is pleased only by a faith that is proclaimed by our lives, for the only fanaticism believers can have is that of charity ".

Arts&Culture Thames hits 13th HR, Brewers outslug Red Sox in 11-7 win
Author: 0 Thames hits 13th HR, Brewers outslug Red Sox in 11-7 win

Betts led Boston's 12-hit attack with a leadoff homer in the first and a two-run double in the eighth that cut the deficit to four. The lefty has not pitched in a Triple-A game since 2008, and the former No. Still, the outburst wasn't enough for Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta who gave up four runs on five hits and three walks with four strikeouts but couldn't get out of the fifth inning.

Arts&Culture Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor
Author: 0 Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor

Morgan then used the MTV award as a jumping off point to question the logical conclusion of society adopting more gender neutral approaches in the future. After collecting her award for Best Actor in a Movie , she praised MTV for making their awards genderless. But the awards had another trick up its sleeve, introducing a policy of breaking down gender barriers, as men and women competed jointly in the acting categories.

Arts&Culture Met Gala 2017: Kendall Jenner stuns in barely there dress
Author: 0 Met Gala 2017: Kendall Jenner stuns in barely there dress

Here, we bring you the most weird and wonderful looks from one of the premier fashion events of the year. Specifically, the looks from the Jenners and Hadids missed the mark , showing the young fashion darlings ignoring the gala's directive to honor Kawakubo's innovative designs, and sticking to their barely-there red carpet wardrobes.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico braces for May Day strike as debt deadline nears

Puerto Rico has defaulted on $1.3 billion in principal payments since August 2015, roughly a month after the previous governor declared that the island's public debt was unpayable and called for a restructuring. The terms were filed by the financial oversight board established by the PROMESA act passed past year. PROMESA doesn't call this "bankruptcy", and it's not identical to Chapter 9.

Author: 0 Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

Markey said that he is suspicious of Trump's decision, which sited Comey's handling of the Clinton email probe, because the Justice Department Inspector General was not allowed to finish its investigation into Comey's decisions. Trump was on Twitter seeking to downplay the story of the Russian Federation investigation, calling it a "total hoax". Senate leader Mitch McConnell said any new investigations would only impede the current work being done.

Arts&Culture 'Serial Street Shooter' Accused Of 9 Murders
Author: 0 'Serial Street Shooter' Accused Of 9 Murders

Phoenix police announced that 23-year-old Aaron Juan Saucedo was taken into custody in connection with the case that authorities said was the work of a serial killer. "It was about time", said Graciela Beltran, breaking down in tears in her living room as she recounted the life and death of her son, 32-year-old Horacio de Jesus Pena.

Author: 0 Student gets free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year after viral tweet

Carter Wilkerson may be 15 million retweets short of his goal, but Wendy's is giving him the benefit of the doubt. "Consider it done", he replied. WEN, +0.60% and in turn, Wendy's has given Wilkerson a gift card for a year of free nuggets, and has donated $100,000 to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption .

Author: 0 FBI's Comey defends Clinton email decision, but feels 'nauseous'

Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey said the very thought that he could have swayed the presidential election made him "mildly nauseous". Comey added that not notifying Congress simply because it could influence the election would politicise the agency and result in the "death of the FBIs independent institution in America".

Arts&Culture USA teen breaks internet record, spurred by love of nuggets
Author: 0 USA teen breaks internet record, spurred by love of nuggets

Wilkerson might not have gotten 18 million retweets, but Wendy's seemed impressed by his count. "Consider it done", replied Carter, despite having only 150 Twitter followers at the time. At just 16-years-old Carter Wilkerson stole the "most retweeted" honour from talk show Queen Ellen Degeneres ... And when Twitter supports you, you get a blue tick.

Arts&Culture Madonna is a 'movie killer'
Author: 0 Madonna is a 'movie killer'

Two-time Tony Award victor (and recent nominee for War Paint) Patti LuPone swung by Watch What Happens Live after a recent performance at the Nederlander Theatre-and the actor was in truth-telling form. Radar says we should be anxious about Katy Perry , so I'm pretty sure she's fine. LuPone, who won the Tony Award for her performance in " Evita " in 1980, also recalled her first and only encounter with the Grammy victor.

Author: 0 Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler Set for WWE Backlash 2017 SmackDown PPV

United States Championship - Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles: After Owens took the title back from Chris Jericho on SmackDown , he slid into the open slot in this match as Styles had already captured the No. SmackDown's Fashion Police, Tyler Breeze & Fandango, look to close the case on The Ascension, only to receive a stern warning from The Usos ahead of WWE Backlash .

Author: 0 Antonio Conte hopes Chelsea wrap up Premier League title at West Brom

Antonio Conte has suggested Cesc Fabregas has a future at Chelsea after he starred in the 3-0 win over Middlesbrough . Then through hard work, he improved a lot. Fabregas became the first player in the history of the Premiership who had 10 or more assists in 6 different seasons. I will play for the team and play for the club.

Arts&Culture Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Every Major Character and Cameo
Author: 0 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Every Major Character and Cameo

The Marvel tale of a band of misfit space adventurers accounted for almost 80 per cent of the money hauled in by the 12 top-selling movies over the three-day weekend , industry monitor Exhibitor Relations said. During the run-up to the sequel reaching cinemas, she was set up as the film's big bad and unfortunately that didn't quite transpire. Including this weekend's tally, The Fate of the Furious has rung up $207 million domestically.

Author: 0 Election: How do you plan to vote?

And he accused Conservative rivals of making the June 8 election "all about Brexit and who can play at being toughest with Brussels". "As it happens, personally I have always been in favour of fox hunting, and we maintain our commitment, we have had a commitment previously as a Conservative Party, to allow a free vote".

Author: 0 Will Star Wars 8 really signal the end for all Jedi?

This fourth day of the fifth month, Star Wars Day, is an unofficial, but popular, day to celebrate Star Wars culture. It seems likely that more Star Wars promotions will be happening today, but as far as things inside of our wheelhouse are concerned, these seem like the big ones right now.

Author: 0 Sean Hannity Calls Emergency Meeting As Rumors Swirl He's Leaving Fox News

Shine has also been named as a defendant in a number of lawsuits against the network, along with O'Reilly and Ailes, including one sexual harassment account detailed by former Fox News booker Laurie Luhn, who alleged that Ailes harassed and "psychologically tortured" her for 20 years.

Author: 0 No Federal Charges Likely For Cops Who Killed Alton Sterling

U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson said during the news conference that there was insufficient evidence to prove the officers acted unreasonably and willfully. U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Corey Amundson said at a news conference this afternoon that the "exhaustive, nearly year-long" federal investigation focused on whether either officer violated federal criminal civil rights laws or any other federal criminal law.

Author: 0 Gunn Confirms Elizabeth Debicki Will Return as Ayesha in Guardians 3

In the almost three years since Guardians of Galaxy conquered the box office, the ragtag group of lesser-known superhero heroes featured in director James Gunn's quirky superhero movie have become part of the cultural lexicon. The numbers should jump considerably when it starts its impending worldwide rollout. Gunn also confirms that "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" will be the last of its franchise.

Author: 0 Carter's getting his nuggs. How Wendy's and Twitter responded

The fast-food chain said it would take 18 million retweets. Wilkerson has not yet reached 18 million retweets, but was able to hit a staggering 3.4 million as of Tuesday morning, even beating the iconic Oscars selfie from Ellen DeGeneres .

Arts&Culture Senator Franken Demands Answers on Russian Federation from FBI Director Comey
Author: 0 Senator Franken Demands Answers on Russian Federation from FBI Director Comey

But the appearance comes just one day after both President Donald Trump dismissed "phony" ties between his campaign and Moscow, and Clinton partially blamed Comey's handling of the investigation for her stunning loss. Grassley indicated he would ask the Justice Department to provide the authorization. "Certainly not before the matter is concluded", Comey said. John Kennedy described FBI Director James Comey's social standing in Washington as "about as popular as cholera".

Author: 0 Allegri: Juventus need to improve before Champions League final

Goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves confirmed Juve's dominance over two legs and they will now get a chance to make up for their final defeats to AC Milan in 2003 and Barcelona in 2015. He is contracted to Monaco until June 2019 and they are believed to be hoping to keep the player for one more year before selling him for £100million-plus next summer.

Arts&Culture Kelly Ripa Announces Ryan Seacrest As New 'Live!' Co-Host
Author: 0 Kelly Ripa Announces Ryan Seacrest As New 'Live!' Co-Host

Ryan Seacrest has been selected as Kelly Ripa's co-host on USA morning talk show Live . "I couldn't be more excited to be here with you", Seacrest said. It's a smart move, since Live is now competing with Megyn Kelly's new daily show , which airs at 9 a.m., the same time as Live . Strahan had been Ripa's co-host for four years until joining GMA in September.

Arts&Culture The Queen drove a Jaguar home from church, to the Internet's delight
Author: 0 The Queen drove a Jaguar home from church, to the Internet's delight

While she may look like she's only getting around to running through the motions when it comes to driving, you'd be surprised to know that the queen is no novice. Press photographers following the queen caught her taking her classic green Jaguar through Windsor Park. Just last week, she was photographed alongside Prince Philip travelling back from a visit to Leicester Cathedral.

Arts&Culture Ridley Scott Say He'll Start Shooting The Next ALIEN In 2018
Author: 0 Ridley Scott Say He'll Start Shooting The Next ALIEN In 2018

Early reviews have leaned positive, although having seen the movie, I suspect that a lot more negative buzz will be coming at it soon enough. "I'll be filming that within 14 months". "But they didn't go forward with it, Fox, so I just kind of kept out of it". Even if you are disappointed in Alien: Covenant , will that put you off future entries in the series? The official synopsis of the film is this: "Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members of the colony ship ...

Arts&Culture European Union leaders agree on Brexit negotiation guidelines
Author: 0 European Union leaders agree on Brexit negotiation guidelines

The Brexit guidelines rule out discussing a free trade deal -sought by British Prime Minister Theresa May - until the European Union sees progress on agreeing key withdrawal terms. European Council president Donald Tusk has previously said that reciprocal guarantees, which also provided certainty for British ex-pats living on the continent, were foremost among issues to be addressed.