Author: 0 Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

A path that leads to the Robert E. Lee monument has been cleared. The city removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis last week; a statue of Confederate Gen. Those removing the first two memorials generally wore bulletproof vests, helmets and face coverings to shield their identities as the work took place well after midnight to minimize attention.

Arts&Culture Deepika Padukone at Cannes Film Festival 2017 Trending Viral Images
Author: 0 Deepika Padukone at Cannes Film Festival 2017 Trending Viral Images

It immediately created an eye-catching statement. She rocked the Tint Caresse - Tulip Blossom with this yellow pencil fit, body-hugging dress. The dress is made up of satin fabric and has been taken from Galvan London's studio. Truly creating an image of sophistication and beauty. Deepika Padukone shows the world how to slay on the red carpet with an utmost ease. It's day 2 of Cannes Film Festival and once again, Deepika has put the red carpet on fire, like literally! "Tell us what ...

Arts&Culture Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

A video posted online showed men in dark suits chasing anti-government protesters and punching and kicking them as police intervened. Videos of the incident have angered many in the USA, given the audacious nature of foreign security personnel beating up Americans who were peacefully protesting against what many see as an emerging totalitarian leader.

Arts&Culture Box Office Weekend: Guardians of the Galaxy Sequel Owns Box Office
Author: 0 Box Office Weekend: Guardians of the Galaxy Sequel Owns Box Office

This year, the studio unveils Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which had no trouble surpassing its predecessor Guardians of the Galaxy ($94.3 million) with an opening weekend haul of $145 million. Gunn is already attached to write and direct the third "Guardians" movie . Granted, it's a little early to be dwelling on such thoughts, considering that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

Author: 0 Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

KEXP, Seattle's popular independent radio station, paid tribute to Cornell all day. Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, has died. Soundgarden had one of the heaviest sounds in grunge with trappings of heavy metal, even though Cornell cited The Beatles, to whom he listened constantly as a child, as his biggest influence.

Author: 0 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell mourned in city

The Detroit Free Press reported that Detroit police social media manager Dontae Freeman said Cornell was found dead in a hotel room at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel with "a band around his neck". Nirvana thought Pearl Jam were, in the words of J D Salinger, "a bunch of phonies" who had nothing to do with them. With his flowing curly hair and often bare chest, Cornell showed off his vocal skills on Soundgarden hits such as " Black Hole Sun ", set to dissonant minor chord progressions ...

Arts&Culture Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies
Author: 0 Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies

The statement said the family would be working with a medical examiner to determine the cause of death and requested privacy. "The cause of death has been determined as suicide". He entered rehab in 2002, separating from his first wife, Helen Silver, and forcing Audioslave to back out of its first tour. In 2001, he joined Audioslave, a supergroup that included former Rage Against the Machine members Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford.

Arts&Culture Police find toddler locked in cage, newborn alone in house
Author: 0 Police find toddler locked in cage, newborn alone in house

Pottsville - Police in Pennsylvania say a 22-month-old boy has been found locked inside a makeshift wooden cage while his day-old sister and one-year-old brother were found alone in the same house. Police didn't immediately say whether or how the children are related to Kutz or one another. Kathy and Roger Condash live just down the road. They knew Kutz because he had worked on their auto before.

Author: 0 Ailes' Has Left A Political Legacy

Palm Beach police officials said this morning that Ailes didn't die in Palm Beach, though Palm Beach Fire-Rescue crews were summoned to his home last week, according to a dispatch report. Details are emerging about an accident Roger Ailes suffered in Florida a few days before died. "To say that Roger Ailes led a full life is a massive understatement".

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Mueller to head Trump-Russia probe

Comey about why, if this happens as he allegedly describes, why didn't he take action at the time ", Ryan told reporters during a press conference. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with U.S. That was followed by a controversial meeting between Trump and high-profile Russian officials. The op-ed also called on American politicians to recognize Turkey as "vital to U.S.

Arts&Culture Jason Bateman signs on for 'Arrested Development' return
Author: 0 Jason Bateman signs on for 'Arrested Development' return

Netflix revived it for a fourth season in 2013, which had mixed reviews - the show's structure was changed radically to account for the cast's varied schedules. But now that someone like Jason Bateman has taken to Twitter and said he'll be getting behind the wheel of the Bluth family stair vehicle "this summer", it sounds like it might actually be happening.

Arts&Culture George W. Bush photobombs sports reporter at Rangers game
Author: 0 George W. Bush photobombs sports reporter at Rangers game

So Bush did what any normal person would do - seize the opportunity to be on TV and make a amusing face. The 43rd President of the United States once owned the Texas Rangers, and still frequents games in Arlington. In an interview with Time , Jones said she approached Bush following the incident and asked if he had photobombed her. Bush, who was a managing general partner of the Rangers from 1989-1994 before becoming Texas governor, remains a big fan of the team and can often be spotted at ...

Author: 0 Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs

Bumbery said the death was "sudden and unexpected" and said Cornell's wife and family were shocked. According to the Associated Press , Detroit police are investigating as a possible suicide . Soundgarden were the first grunge act to sign with a major, and they went on to win Grammy Awards for hit singles "Spoonman" and " Black Hole Sun ".

Author: 0 SNL Takes On Sean Spicer's Rough Week in the White House

Spicer said in an interview with the news magazine show Extra in February that the impression was "funny", although he also suggested she "could dial back" the performance somewhat. "I'm telling you exactly what President Trump told me". Holt, in a rare portrayal by Weekend Update co-host Michael Che, gleaned a bombshell confession from Trump that James Comey was canned because of his investigation into the President's alleged ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

Ailes left Fox News a year ago after a series of sexual harassment allegations were levied against him. The network he helped found in 1996 cited a statement released by his family confirming the late media mogul's death . Ailes died this morning at 77, reportedly of complications from a fall days earlier that put him in a coma. There are also unconfirmed reports that he recently suffered a fall.

Author: 0 Roger Ailes: Inside The Mixed Legacy Of A Media Visionary

With high-tech production values and cheeky slogans like "Fair and Balanced" and "We Report , You Decide", Fox News quickly challenged what Ailes viewed as a liberal-leaning mainstream media . Reuters could not immediately confirm Sherman's report. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is adding his voice to those mourning Fox News Channel founder Roger Ailes .

Arts&Culture 'Wizard of Lies' tells Madoff story as 'dark tragedy' of betrayal
Author: 0 'Wizard of Lies' tells Madoff story as 'dark tragedy' of betrayal

De Niro was pleased to invoke such a reaction from his own co-star, because he fought the idea of simply wearing a bald cap for the role. Bernie Madoff lived a life of privilege and power, with a penthouse in Manhattan, homes in Montauk and Palm Beach, and access to titans of finance, philanthropy, show business and real estate.

Author: 0 Roger Ailes Dead at 77 After Suffering Fall

Heyward pointed to Fox News' story selection - what Rolling Stone once famously termed the Ailes "fear factory" - with its focus on stories that appealed to the id of conservative and mostly white audiences. Thus far, the network shelled out $45 million on Ailes' behalf to settle some of the more than 20 cases by women who accused the mastermind of sexual assault.

Author: 0 Vehicle plows into pedestrians in Times Square

The driver of the vehicle is in custody, the NYPD said . In previous arrests, he told authorities he believed he was being harassed and followed, according to a law enforcement official who wasn't authorized to speak publicly on an ongoing probe and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

Arts&Culture Key Republican urges criminal charges after Turkish brawl in DC
Author: 0 Key Republican urges criminal charges after Turkish brawl in DC

A video posted online showed men in dark suits chasing protesters and punching and kicking them as baton-wielding police tried to intervene. Police managed to separate the two groups by the time Erdogan arrived, but tensions exploded when a man breached the police line and ran across the street to attack a protester.

Arts&Culture Pochettino pledges immediate future to Tottenham
Author: 0 Pochettino pledges immediate future to Tottenham

The north London club have guaranteed a second-placed finish in the Premier League this season with two matches to spare, ensuring qualification for the Champions League for the second successive season. "I think that Tottenham have an advantage, if you compare Tottenham to Chelsea", the Italian said . "For them it was the first time for all the players to share the Champions League, the Premier League and the cups".

Author: 0 Leonardo DiCaprio & Nina Agdal Have Broken Up After A Year Of Dating

Leo and Nina were last spotted together at a restaurant in West Hollywood on May 9. "They broke up a couple of days ago" according to a source close to the couple. Maybe she tried to hold his hand or blurted out, "I love you". I personally think it's good to hear that the two are still cordial, and that the breakup didn't ruin their friendship.

Arts&Culture 'House of Cards' first lady backs Michelle as next US president
Author: 0 'House of Cards' first lady backs Michelle as next US president

The Cannes Film Festival has become synonymous with show-stopping style. Which sounds like the type of thing Claire Underwood would say, right before launching a devious, multi-level plot to ruin someone's life. She's at Cannes with "The Dark of Night", a short film she directed in the style of a 1930's film noir. "You realize she's just as fierce and evil, she just doesn't have to talk so much", said Wright.

Arts&Culture Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77
Author: 0 Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

Ailes also had to resign from Fox Business Network and Fox Television Stations after spending two decades building the cable empire. Ailes resigned from Fox in the wake of former Fox News Channel Host Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against him.

Arts&Culture Amusing interview with stars of horror movie Alien: Covenant
Author: 0 Amusing interview with stars of horror movie Alien: Covenant

The crew of the Covenant is transporting colonists looking to settle on a planet that's still seven years away. If you've seen Prometheus , the 2012 offshoot of the Alien franchise, you can probably still visualize how the aesthetic of the original films had a foothold, but everything seemed more bright, antiseptic and modern.

Arts&Culture Dead, 22 Injured After Sedan Ploughs Through Pedestrians In Times Square
Author: 0 Dead, 22 Injured After Sedan Ploughs Through Pedestrians In Times Square

The motorist, 26-year-old Richard Rojas of the Bronx , has been arrested twice in the past for drunken driving, he said. Police led Rojas, a Navy vet with a criminal record, in handcuffs through Times Square and put him into a police SUV before taking him to Midtown South Precinct stationhouse for questioning, officials said.

Author: 0 Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

In an emailed statement Wednesday night, ICE said that Lima-Marin was "ordered removed" by a federal immigration judge in Denver years ago - on November 1, 2000. "It's concerning that ICE is going to swoop in at the 11th hour and frustrate the determination by our court system that keeping him custody or in prison is unjust".

Arts&Culture New WONDER WOMAN Poster And Screening Details Arrive Online
Author: 0 New WONDER WOMAN Poster And Screening Details Arrive Online

I'm excited for her to come to America and become the Wonder Woman we are all familiar with from having grown up around her as an American superhero... Counting down to the main event, award-winning digital series DC All Access will host " Wonder Woman Week" programs from May 29 to June 3. Here's hoping our real-life Diana Gal Gadot will make an appearance! The sky-high pendulum soars at 70 miles per hour and plunges 15 stories; you'll have to be as fearless as the Amazon #superhero ...

Author: 0 Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

Tillerson, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday morning, said Trump is taking a very "deliberative approach" to the issue. A senior Palestinian official says he "hopes" Israel will halt settlement construction if USA -led peace talks resume, but stopped short of making it a condition.

Arts&Culture Meet Dr. Hyde in This New Featurette for 'The Mummy'
Author: 0 Meet Dr. Hyde in This New Featurette for 'The Mummy'

Universal Pictures has unveiled a new behind-the-scenes featurette for The Mummy , and it's all about Russell Crowe's Dr. Jekyll ...and of course Mr. And in this new featurette we meet the architect of this new world, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and his evil alter ego, Mr. Hyde. What's even more awesome (in my opinion), is that their base of operations is located at the Natural History Museum, which pretty much gives them access to all of its resources for research on monsters.

Arts&Culture Netflix debuts full trailer for Okja at the Festival de Cannes
Author: 0 Netflix debuts full trailer for Okja at the Festival de Cannes

Check out the first trailer below. Oh, right, then there's the matter that it's now in the middle of a bit of a controversy at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Okja should encourage a lot of conversation about GMOs, the agriculture industry, animal welfare groups, and the pros and cons of both sides of each of them.

Author: 0 Fallout over Comey memo, Trump's intel disclosures persists

Should be widely accepted". The latest development only heightened their outrage, renewing calls for a special prosecutor. As senators gathered, members of both parties said they were anxious about the developing story. and Israeli officials believe. He offered to furnish a "record" of the Trump-diplomats meeting in the Oval Office if the White House desired it. Meanwhile, Twitter rained down its disapproval and disgust on James Comey , whom many believe is a disgruntled former employee ...

Arts&Culture Listen to T-Pain's Collab Project With Lil Wayne 'T-Wayne'
Author: 0 Listen to T-Pain's Collab Project With Lil Wayne 'T-Wayne'

And though the promise of a collaborative T-Wayne album fell through the cracks, T-Pain's sudden rush of spontaneity may end up unlocking the vault of the long lost project after all. During the years he was most prolific, Lil Wayne was firing off records at a rate few could keep up with. This is the second track from Lil Wayne Shkreli has leaked.

Arts&Culture Sorry, not sorry: Jennifer Lawrence owns up to pole dancing
Author: 0 Sorry, not sorry: Jennifer Lawrence owns up to pole dancing

However, she probably didn't expect to be reprimanded for simply letting her hair down at a friend's party. It was one of the birthdays of my best friend and I for a second put aside her paranoid discretion, to make everyone happy. Lawrence is in Austria to film her new film, Red Sparrow. And by the way, she thinks her dancing is "pretty good". On the plus side, she said during a December 2012 interview with Elle Magazine , "I'll be the only actress who doesn't have anorexia rumors".

Author: 0 The CW debuts the first trailer for BLACK LIGHTNING

Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash , and Legends of Tomorrow now reside in the Arrow-verse, and, even though Black Lightning was initially developed at Fox, many were hoping that the series would join its fellow CW heroes when it moved over to the teen-oriented network.

Author: 0 President Trump, Sean Spicer are the 'stars' on a new 'SNL'

Spicer, played by McCarthy, lashed out at the mock press corps over questions about Russian Federation and Trump's firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation direct James Comey. "Trump is innocent", she insisted. Since his infamous first briefing in January in which he lectured reporters on Trump's inauguration crowd size in a freaky ritual of favor-currying, Spicer has struggled through a series of painful missteps and meme-worthy gaffes.

Author: 0 Representative: Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52

Worldwide media is reporting Cornell's death on Wednesday night was "sudden and unexpected". His cause of death is still unknown. Cornell started trending on Twitter and Facebook early Thursday with fans expressing appreciation for his music.

Author: 0 Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies suddenly at 52

Mr Bumbery added that the death was "unexpected" and that his wife and family were shocked by the sudden turn in events. Woody said the friend forced open a hotel room door and found Cornell on the bathroom floor. The band released three albums, before splitting up in 2007. " 'I would live without both parts, ' Cornell answered". In addition, Cornell became involved in philanthropy and started the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation to support children facing challenges, including ...