Author: 0 Puerto Rico requests bankruptcy protection for public debt

Rossello said a federal control board overseeing the island's finances agreed with his request to put certain debts before a federal bankruptcy court. As this case moves forward, it will represent the largest bankruptcy ever experienced by the USA municipal bond market, estimated to be worth $3.8 trillion.

Arts&Culture Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade
Author: 0 Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

Top finance officials from the Group of 7 advanced economies have gathered to hear about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies. -Canada trade relationship is to both economies. Separately, the group, which includes the US, also reiterated its commitment to global trade. The US government seems to be favouring a bilateral, rather than multilateral, approach to global affairs, which falls in line with Trump's idea of global trade as "reciprocal".

Author: 0 Here's what's coming up in the future for the Star Wars franchise

And The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson approves. In the meantime, why not enjoy the first trailer that you've watched dozens of times by now, but in a whole new way: in the form of an 8-bit video game trailer. The trailer promises that the Jedi are coming to an end. The trailer features Rey trying out the Force next to an 8-bit Luke while Poe and BB-8 make a daring escape from danger.

Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Guardians Of The Galaxy after their first brush at saving the galaxy, this time, things turn ugly for them when they mess up a job entrusted to them and now the Sovereign are after their life. It is the seventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to have a domestic opening weekend of over $100 million. The sequel, as is often the case, cost more to make, at $200 million, according to Box Office Mojo .

Author: 0 Julianne Moore & Jennifer Connelly Show Off Their Met Gala 2017 Style!

The cardinal rule for earning a spot on the coveted carpet is an adherence to the theme, which in this case was Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo and her designs over at Comme des Garçons. Lady Gaga was notably absent from last night's Met Gala , which celebrated one of her favourite designers, Commes des Garçons. Kylie selected a gold Versace gown while her sister wore a revealing black La Perla dress encrusted with 85,000 hand-painted crystals.

Author: 0 North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea military

The missile was sacked early on Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing, the last time in February. "These repeated missile launches by North Korea are a grave threat to our country and are in clear violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions", Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters following the launch.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer under fire during crucial week for Trump

They've distanced the decision from the FBI probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign, only to later suggest Comey's firing would aid the investigation. The White House has so far declined to produce evidence of the three separate occasions the President referenced. "No, I don't believe, I don't know how that sequence went - I don't know", he said.

Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull in healthcare controversy

Mr Turnbull flew out of NY after a breakfast meeting with business leaders, including billionaire Michael Bloomberg, following his 45-minute private meeting with Mr Trump on Thursday. The White House said the two leaders also talked about the importance of building stronger economic bonds through increased trade and investment. Mr Trump went on to say he and Mr Turnbull "reaffirmed the tremendous friendship" between the nations during their meeting.

Author: 0 Mother's Day and golf are linked

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. If they've been desperately searching for things that could trick baby to sleep , this one is the best gadget. Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia, whose mother had organized women's groups to promote friendship and health, originated Mother's Day; on May 12, 1907, she held a memorial service at her late mother's church in Grafton, West Virginia.

Arts&Culture NBC changes course on Timeless, renews for second season
Author: 0 NBC changes course on Timeless, renews for second season

This is not a drill: NBC has reversed course on its decision to cancel Timeless . Executive producer Eric Kripke shared the news with fans on Twitter , writing, "The #TimeTeam went back 3 days, and changed history". This renewal also is further proof that live+same day ratings are no longer the only thing that matters when it comes to keeping a show around. "The trio must use the stolen machine's prototype to journey back in time to critical events, being careful not to affect ...

Author: 0 Senate GOP examining ways to repeal ObamaCare insurance rules

The bill, which squeaked through the House on a vote of 217 to 213, has now migrated to the Senate. The buy complements a current national TV buy in 21 congressional districts. I welcome them . Those interested in reversing the failed status quo and providing affordable health care access for millions of our fellow Americans should welcome them , too.

Author: 0 G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

The deal would allow US companies to ship liquefied natural gas to China and tackles a range of long-standing barriers, ending a ban on imports of USA beef and moving a step closer to allowing Chinese poultry on American supermarket shelves.

Author: 0 G-7 nations fear long-term growth may be subdued

BARI, Italy The United States has been told by all the other Group of Seven economies that it must not turn its back on worldwide cooperation on global economic policy, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Saturday. "There won't be a specific session on issues of trade and protectionism but it could come up in the broader discussion on the state of the world economy", said an Italian official involved in preparing the meeting.

Author: 0 Check out the best celeb moments from the Met Gala last night

Despite Vogue editor Anna Wintour's strict photo policy, which she implemented back in 2015, Jenner didn't seem too bothered about flouting the rules. From Beyonce's feathered ombré gown to Rihanna's canary yellow, fur-trimmed cape, every year the most avant-garde garb makes its way up the stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art , and this year was no exception.

Arts&Culture MTV Awards go gender-neutral
Author: 0 MTV Awards go gender-neutral

Stranger Things ' Millie Bobby Brown was the star of the MTV Movie and TV Awards Sunday night, winning Best Actor in a Show (the first time the award has been awarded gender-neutrally ) and sharing Best Show with her cast. "This award is bigger than Jharrel and I", Sanders said. On the other hand, The Daily Show's Trevor Noah won the Best Host award. I mean.insane.

Arts&Culture Hannity responds to speculation about future at Fox
Author: 0 Hannity responds to speculation about future at Fox

Mr Shine is a veteran newsman and a longtime lieutenant to Mr Ailes, the former chairman who was forced out amid a sexual harassment scandal in July. Ailes and O'Reilly have denied the allegations against them. But yesterday's announcement came from the elder Murdoch, who noted that Jack Abernethy would remain co-president of Fox news and chief executive of Fox Television Stations.

Author: 0 Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Compromise meaning blackmail. She reported this directly to the White House, she said, so officials could "take action". Flynn was asked to resign from his position in February, Spicer said, because he had misled Vice President Mike Pence.

Arts&Culture Grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017!
Author: 0 Grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017!

Remain voters were 65% to 35% in favour of competing. However, on the 60th anniversary of Eurovision in 2015, Australia was granted an honorary entry into the song contest thanks to its years of dedication to the show . Though some still debate whether we are geographically eligible to compete in a European song competition, what is certain is our strong form: in our two years in official competition we have come fifth and second in a field of more than 40 countries.

Arts&Culture Armed inmate at Illinois hospital holding 1 person hostage
Author: 0 Armed inmate at Illinois hospital holding 1 person hostage

A hostage situation is underway at Delnor Hospital. One person, a hospital employee, was being held hostage, police said shortly before 3 p.m. Patients were safe and secure during the incident, a hospital official said. Gengler said the female employee is with her family and being treated at the hospital. Salters, who was charged with stealing a vehicle from the Elgin Police Department, was being retreated at the hospital since May 9.

Arts&Culture Fury: I can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back
Author: 0 Fury: I can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back

This occurred soon after it emerged that Fury had tested positive for cocaine, resulting in the suspension of his boxing licence by the British Boxing Board of Control. Ahead of his flight with Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, the WBA confirmed that Joshua could be granted a "special permit" not to fight the mandatory challenger if there was a "very serious" alternative.

Arts&Culture Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads
Author: 0 Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

Security will be tight, with full body scanners placed at the entrances as a safety measure. According to the The News & Advance , members of the Seven Hills Progressive Society are planning to hold a "Trump's Non-Welcoming Committee" demonstration just outside one of the main entrances to the university Saturday morning for four hours leading up to the start of the commencement ceremony.

Arts&Culture 5 possible reasons Sean Spicer is getting fired
Author: 0 5 possible reasons Sean Spicer is getting fired

If Trump does have a secret taping system in the Oval Office - and if he didn't, either Trump or Spicer could have answered with a simple "there is no recording system" - this is an absurd self-sabotage of the president's own interests. The New York Times and Associated Press report that, days before he was sacked, Comey had asked Rosenstein for more resources to pursue the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Arts&Culture Jon Stewart, more join Colbert on 'Late Show'
Author: 0 Jon Stewart, more join Colbert on 'Late Show'

In a reenactment of his final day at "The Daily Show" in 2005, Colbert , sporting a soul patch, ran into Bee in the break room. Colbert explained how he had to "flee the Klan one night" during his second field piece for the show and how a clever producer got him out of what could have been a hard situation.

Arts&Culture Goode seals Saracens back-to-back European Cups
Author: 0 Goode seals Saracens back-to-back European Cups

They barely give inches, and instead constantly reorganise, refocus and then settle. Just as perturbing for Saracens were the three penalties and one knock-on turnover they conceded in their opponents' 22 in the first half, frittering away excellent positions.

Arts&Culture Bow Wow's Failed Attempt at Flexing Turns Into Hilarious #BowWowChallenge
Author: 0 Bow Wow's Failed Attempt at Flexing Turns Into Hilarious #BowWowChallenge

Bow Wow has responded to the viral "Bow Wow Challenge", the latest Internet craze sparked by the rapper's recent plane controversy. Social media users worldwide have been less reserved, with the #bowwowchallenge proving popular. Eagle-eyed fans soon traced the original Instagram post back to a stock photo of a private plane used by a Fort Lauderdale limousine company .

Arts&Culture Burglar arrested at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion
Author: 0 Burglar arrested at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion

Police charged Elwin Joyce , 34, with second-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, criminal trespass and criminal mischief. He initially placed it on the market in 2007 for $18.5 million after spending $10 million on renovations, and then tried to find a buyer again in 2015 following his bankruptcy filing.

Arts&Culture Peter Dinklage set to play 'Fantasy Island' star in HBO movie
Author: 0 Peter Dinklage set to play 'Fantasy Island' star in HBO movie

Cast member Peter Dinklage attends the premiere for the sixth season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" in Los Angeles April 10, 2016. Films have come on board the project after an extensive period of development. Dornan will play struggling journalist Danny Tate, who has a life-changing encounter with Villechaize when the pair meet up during a wild night in LA.

Author: 0 His White House may be `combative'

The network known for its snarky chyrons had this to say about ice-cream-gate. But the negative stories he does see bring out a different instinct. You can read Time's full profile of the President over here. The White House waitstaff serve Trump almost every day, so of course they know what kind of dressing he likes on his salad or what his beverage of choice is.

Author: 0 Emma Watson Wins First Ever Gender-Neutral Acting Award

Amy Doyle, the general manager of MTV, VH1, and Logo said the decision to eliminate male and female acting categories was a "cultural statement", and the driving force behind the change was the MTV audience which is "uniformly rejecting obsolete labels and embracing fluidity".

Author: 0 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 smashes United Kingdom box office

The movie needs an actor to truly convey the full meaning behind Groot's repeated words - because there is always a larger meaning. The art directors seem to have mined a mash-up of Roger Dean and Hipgnosis album covers for the overall look of the film, while the make-up artists' heavy handed maquillage have rendered all but Pratt and Russell unrecognisable from their real life selves.

Arts&Culture The CW has some exciting new shows in the pipeline
Author: 0 The CW has some exciting new shows in the pipeline

He will apparently introduce new exciting plot points in the much-awaited season finale, which will be resolved in the following season. The fans of the vampiric series led by Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley are obviously delighted that the Damon BFF appears in season 4 of The Originals .

Arts&Culture Taken Season 2 Confirmed, Sans Its Original Showrunner
Author: 0 Taken Season 2 Confirmed, Sans Its Original Showrunner

After a personal tragedy leaves him badly shaken, Mills is recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency, with each mission helping him build up the "very particular set of skills" that enthralled fans of the film series. It follows a younger version of Mills (Clive Standen) during his career as a Central Intelligence Agency operative. In 30 years, this character is destined to become the Bryan Mills that we've come to love from the " Taken " films.

Author: 0 Trump Warns Fired FBI Chief About 'Leaking' To Press

Mr Trump tweeted before the press conference Friday that Mr Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Spicer also pushed back on characterizations about the nature of the tweet saying it was "not a threat".

Arts&Culture Authorities: Body of missing woman found in California river
Author: 0 Authorities: Body of missing woman found in California river

Workers at a Sutter County orchard spotted Yeoman's green 1998 Toyota Tacoma truck stuck in the mud on March 31 and reported it to police on April 3. Investigators did not reveal a cause of death. The body was found by an angler in Feather River on Sunday afternoon. He and Yeoman had been friends "for a little over a year", staying in touch primarily through Snapchat, he said.

Arts&Culture Ryan Seacrest Revealed to Be Kelly Ripa's New Co-Host on 'Live'
Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest Revealed to Be Kelly Ripa's New Co-Host on 'Live'

Seacrest added in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter: "Not only is Kelly Ripa one of the most talented live hosts in broadcast TV; she's also become a very dear friend to me over the years". The show attempted to keep Seacrest's identity a secret and even showed footage of him hiding in a vehicle as it pulled into the studio on Monday morning.

Arts&Culture FOX Cancels Supernatural Drama Series SLEEPY HOLLOW After Four Seasons
Author: 0 FOX Cancels Supernatural Drama Series SLEEPY HOLLOW After Four Seasons

Sleepy Hollow starred Nicole Beharie until season three, when she was shockingly killed off the show. Personally, I watched the first season and then couldn't get into the second. Created by Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci, Sleepy Hollow follows a resurrected Ichabod Crane joins forces with modern-day allies to save the world from supernatural forces and unprecedented evil.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump

Officials have insisted the removal came because of Comey's handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, and was unrelated to his oversight of the look into Russia's election hacking and possible ties between Trump advisers and Russian operatives.

Arts&Culture 'Snatched' Review: Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn Together Is Something Special
Author: 0 'Snatched' Review: Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn Together Is Something Special

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox is set to release 'Snatched' on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray later this year. Rated R for crude sexual content, brief nudity, and language throughout. The limited scope of their characters' relationship is a waste of Schumer and Hawn's comedic talent. But while rummaging through a closet for clothes to borrow, Emily stumbles upon an old photo album/scrapbook of Linda's.

Author: 0 President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

In his letter firing Comey on Tuesday, Trump wrote , "While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation , I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the Bureau".