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Arts&Culture GOP governors Baker, Scott urge USA to commit to climate deal
Author: 0 GOP governors Baker, Scott urge USA to commit to climate deal

And both Article 25 of the FCCC and Article 28 of the Paris Agreement concur - once a signatory exits the Convention, they are out of all agreements that are based on the FCCC, including Paris. The letter is addressed to U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a former Republican governor of Texas. Many of our largest corporations are making aggressive commitments to renewable energy and to leveraging similar commitments from their supply chains.

Arts&Culture Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial
Author: 0 Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial

The 2004 case involves Andrea Constand, an employee at his alma mater, Temple University, who was the first of dozens of women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct. Smerconish asked him to expand on what he meant by that. Or whether or not they might be able to get back at someone. However the 79-year-old says he feels he still has a lot to contribute as a performer.

Arts&Culture 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Spoiler Review
Author: 0 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Spoiler Review

Oh, so we're saving the summer box office a second time? F&F is tipping toward a major worldwide play as the franchise ages; it's made $950 million everywhere else in the world, far outpacing the roughly 50/50 split that most Hollywood blockbusters still see these days.

Author: 0 Eurovision victor arrives home to Portugal

Italy's Francesco Gabbani and his dancing gorilla scored huge cheers in the IEC stadium with Occidentali's Karma while Portugal's Salvador Sobral's quirky tics and sweet voice on Amar Pelos Dois melted hearts. Kiev barred Russia's wheelchair-user singer Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed 2014 annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.

Arts&Culture Reality Series Shows Kylie Jenner's Other Side, Premieres July 6
Author: 0 Reality Series Shows Kylie Jenner's Other Side, Premieres July 6

Little is known about what else to expect when the show finally makes its small-screen debut, but Kylie's sisters, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian, are kicking into sisterly mode to generate some buzz for the show. After that, it emerged that Kylie's $12 million Calabasan mansion needs some sort of major, potentially summer-long renovations-and that she's renting a 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom cliffside mansion in Beverly Hills for $125,000 per month while the construction crew does its thing.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry to be a judge on 'American Idol'
Author: 0 Katy Perry to be a judge on 'American Idol'

Perry, 32, is the first major name to come aboard the reboot of the show, which was cancelled by Fox Broadcasting past year after 15 seasons amid declining viewership ratings. When asked how it feels to be back on the road and on stage, Paula said: "Incredible". The same can arguably be said of her role on the new "American Idol".

Arts&Culture Dwayne Johnson: 'I don't think I would be a great president'
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson: 'I don't think I would be a great president'

The report states that given the current conditions and considering his 38% approval rating, it won't come as a shock that current US President Donald Trump isn't doing very well. The majority of both Democrats (38/15) and Republicans (31/17) see Johnson positively. The poll found that if Johnson were to run as a Democrat in 2020, he'd win over 15 percent of people who supported Trump last fall.

Arts&Culture Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC

McCarthy, dressed as Spicer and riding her press podium, taped a skit that will air on " Saturday Night Live " outside the CNN offices in NY. New Yorkers rushed to Twitterto commemorate the moment McCarthy was spotted outside of the Manhattan CNN building on 58th Street, churning out tweets, selfies, and video of the event.

Author: 0 Laptop cabin ban off the table - for now

A Europe-wide ban could affect well over 3,000 direct flights made every week to the U.S., likely causing disruptions. The United States has been mulling increasing the number of airports affected by the ban to possibly include some European ones, prompting the EU to hold an extraordinary meeting of aviation security officials last week.

Author: 0 Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes

Thankfully the stylist did make sure the outfit included nude undies so not all modesty was lost. For the second year in a row, supermodel Bella Hadid has suffered a wardrobe malfunction at the Cannes Film Festival. Bella and Hailey were also joined at the event by fellow models Emily Ratajkowski, Sara Sampaio and Coco Konig, who all looked absolutely gorgeous.

Arts&Culture Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

National Security Advisor HR confirmed that Trump would address a gathering of Muslim leaders on his hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam. As a candidate for president, Trump didn't mince words about Saudi Arabia. The next day he will pray at the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites. Trump meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem. "We hope they (the Saudis).

Author: 0 Speaker Paul Ryan: No rush to judgment on Trump revelations

Talk of obstruction of justice, and even impeachment. The deadline to turn over the second list of meetings is Friday. "Political punters are wondering how many more scandals can Trump overcome", Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said in a statement released on Wednesday, as controversy has reached a fevered pitch for the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning says she's 'figuring out' future

Mr Obama's decision to commute Ms Manning's sentence to about seven years, including the time she spent locked up before being convicted, drew strong criticism from members of Congress and others , with Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan calling the move "just outrageous".

Arts&Culture Hello India: Justin Bieber sends fans into tizzy in Mumbai
Author: 0 Hello India: Justin Bieber sends fans into tizzy in Mumbai

India media have been abuzz with speculation about the singer's movements while in the country and which Bollywood celebrities may or may not attend his concert and after-party. The " Cold Water " singer is expected to spend the next two days visiting New Delhi , Jaipur and Agra. Justin Bieber's dance troupe was flawless as observed by the audience.

Arts&Culture Goya pulls out of New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade
Author: 0 Goya pulls out of New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade

Lopez was considered a top leader of Puerto Rican militant group that said it was responsible for more than 100 bombings in several USA cities and Puerto Rico during the 1970s and early 1980s. When then-President Bill Clinton offered clemency to several of the jailed FALN in 1999, Lopez Rivera rejected the offer in part because it excluded two comrades.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy motors through NY dressed as Sean Spicer

Spicer's outside of the briefing room doing recon from the bushes - a real thing for which he will be forever known - until he busts back in and takes over the session. Next week is the show's season finale, with Baldwin already locked down to play Trump. "Sean, come on, I would never do that", says "Trump". "Have you ever told me to say things that aren't true?" "Sean", Trump said.

Arts&Culture Aishwarya Rai leaves for Cannes with daughter Aaradhya
Author: 0 Aishwarya Rai leaves for Cannes with daughter Aaradhya

She let her hair loose - literally - as she stepped out in a jewel-toned maroon creation by Marchesa Notte for her red carpet appearance at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. And like always, we just can't wait to see Aishwarya setting up the bar high yet again at Cannes' 70th edition this year! As part of the festival, Aishwarya will present her 2002 cult Sanjay Leela Bhansali film 'Devdas 'at a big screen open to the public on the Martinez beach, as part of ...

Author: 0 Venezuelans Clog Roads in Anti-Government Protests

Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas, and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela Monday for a national sit-in. The nation's chief prosecutor said it was charging a 27-year-old state police officer in Hernandez's death, whose final moments were purportedly captured in a video circulating on social media.

Arts&Culture Actress reema lagoo passes away
Author: 0 Actress reema lagoo passes away

Born as Nayan Bhadbhade in 1958, Lagoo's acting potential were first noticed while she was studying in a High School in Pune. Reema Lagoo's death left Alok Nath shocked. The actress took her last breath at the hospital this morning. Her cremation took place in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon in the presence of her family members as well as celebrities like Rishi Kapoor , Kajol, Tanvi Azmi, Shreyas Talpade, Rakesh Bedi, Raza Murad, Anang Desai, Sulabha Arya and Ashoke Pandit.

Arts&Culture International Promo Leaflet For The Last Jedi Teases A
Author: 0 International Promo Leaflet For The Last Jedi Teases A "Shocking" Reveal

While it's fun to wax poetic about 1983 and VHS tapes, I would certainly never trade any of that for today's true movie magic. However, the hype train chugs anew as a Japanese print ad for "Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi " suggests that the long-awaited sequel will be revealing something huge that could rock the entire mythos.

Arts&Culture The Queen Reportedly Grants Prince Harry Permission to Wednesday
Author: 0 The Queen Reportedly Grants Prince Harry Permission to Wednesday

An engagement is imminent. According to the source, Prince Harry and Markle's relationship are extremely serious and that they are just patiently waiting for the right time. William and Kate's approval of her could easily be another sign that she and Harry are on the cusp of getting engaged. According to reports, Markle will attend Pippa Middleton's wedding on the arm of the prince.

Arts&Culture James Harden: Moses Malone Jr. suing James Harden
Author: 0 James Harden: Moses Malone Jr. suing James Harden

The freaky saga of Moses Malone Jr.'s beef with an unknowing James Harden has a new wrinkle. If they're not, Malone Jr. will once again fade into obscurity. Malone told police he was beaten and robbed of $50,000 in jewelry as well as his cellphone, credit card and vehicle keys during the incident, although the latter two items were returned to him at the scene.

Arts&Culture Prabhas not in a hurry to make Bollywood debut?
Author: 0 Prabhas not in a hurry to make Bollywood debut?

But, the remuneration she quoted forced the makers to run out of her residence as quickly as possible. To their surprise, she played hard to get. This was before the release of Baahubali 2, when she didn't think working with Prabhas was worth her while.

Arts&Culture Playboy centerfold model loses bid to dismiss gym photo case
Author: 0 Playboy centerfold model loses bid to dismiss gym photo case

She faces a misdemeanor charge of invasion of privacy. Judge Gustavo Sztraicher disagreed and scheduled her trial for 26 May, the New York Daily News reports. "This was a far-away shot, and the victim, her features can not be identified", defense lawyer Dana Cole argued Monday, the New York Daily News reported.

Author: 0 70th Cannes Film Festival opens amid heavy security

The star of such popcorn hits as "Independence Day", " Bad Boys ", and " Suicide Squad " had the crowds of journalists so captivated at a Wednesday afternoon press conference, he didn't leave much speaking time for his fellow jurors - like Jessica Chastain or a totally silent Paolo Sorrentino .

Arts&Culture New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument
Author: 0 New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument

The other two monuments that have been taken down were: a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and a memorial to a white rebellion against the biracial Reconstruction-era government in New Orleans . Monument removals have been delayed by a host of competing historical arguments, litigation in state and federal courts, protests, threats and, in one case, the handiwork of an arsonist.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Returns to 'SNL'

McCarthy's Spicer took questions from the White House press about President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Chief James Comey, as well as Russian Federation. Spicer then told Trump he couldn't do this anymore, which led the President to say how much he cares about Spicer and even request a kiss. Responded a stunned Holt, "Did I get him?" "I have a wife, I took vows", McCarthy's Spicer answers.

Arts&Culture Jay Z and Beyonce worth a combined $1.16 billion
Author: 0 Jay Z and Beyonce worth a combined $1.16 billion

Her personal wealth earns the pregnant singer a spot on the publication's new poll, America's Wealthiest Self-Made Women . When asked how she pulled it off, Beyonce told Forbes , "I'm never satisfied". Jay Z and Bey have married since April 2008, having believed to have started dating after their collaboration on their 2002 hit "03 Bonnie & Clyde".

Author: 0 Will Smith defends Netflix as Cannes Film Festival 2017 jury clash

Monica Bellucci is set to host Cannes's opening ceremony with French drama Ismael's Ghosts , starring Marion Cotillard, as the opening film. Optimism is high at this year's Cannes, which features a lineup widely considered to be well-stocked with heavyweight filmmakers, including Todd Haynes (" Wonderstruck "), Sofia Coppola (" The Beguiled "), Michael Haneke (" Happy End ") and Lynne Ramsay ("You Were Never Really Here").

Author: 0 Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

Helicopter video from Minneapolis television stations WCCO and KARE showed extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble. He said police pulled people out of their trailers, ones who were trapped. "This was a super cell that developed, a discreet storm", he said Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Two GOP Congressmen Suggest Trump May Have Committed Impeachable Offense

A day before Comey's meeting with Trump, Flynn had been ousted for what the White House said were misleading accounts of his conversations with Russia's US ambassador. If a trial were held, the accused would mount his defence with the House Judiciary Committee acting as the prosecution. At this point, the Senate would act as a courtroom of sorts.

Author: 0 FBI chief's unceremonious ouster boomerangs on President Trump

President Donald Trump knew weeks before his inauguration that Mike Flynn was under investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey, but hired him as national security adviser anyway, according to a New York Times report Wednesday night.

Arts&Culture New Baylor lawsuit alleges rape video, dog fighting
Author: 0 New Baylor lawsuit alleges rape video, dog fighting

An investigation by the law firm Pepper Hamilton found that 17 people had reported sexual or physical assault by 19 football players, including four gang rapes, since 2011. She remembers being taken to a bedroom where she was "lying on her back, unable to move and staring at glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling as the football players took turns raping her".

Author: 0 James Corden returning to host 2018 Grammys

The comedian hosted the awards ceremony for the first time past year and received positive feedback for it. Just this week: ABC announced early that Jimmy Kimmel will return as host of the 90th annual Academy Awards, marking the first time someone has hosted back-to-back since the 1990s.

Arts&Culture Gwent opens a public beta on May 24
Author: 0 Gwent opens a public beta on May 24

Gwent's closed beta is coming to an end at long last, and if you've been waiting for a key to get in, you soon won't have to. Because it is a public beta, there will be a large influx of players who will be able to play the game because it doesn't require an invitation.

Arts&Culture Manning leaves U.S. prison seven years after giving secrets to WikiLeaks
Author: 0 Manning leaves U.S. prison seven years after giving secrets to WikiLeaks

Manning said in a statement Wednesday that "whatever is ahead.is far more important than the past", and that she's "figuring things out right now". On Wednesday morning, Manning - who wrote columns and posted to Twitter with the help of supporters while in prison - posted a photo on her social media accounts of two feet in black Converse shoes.