• Egypt Seeks Closer Ties During Visit by Saudi Crown Prince

    Egypt Seeks Closer Ties During Visit by Saudi Crown Prince

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    Large posters displaying a photo of Saudi Arabia's crown prince , Mohamed bin Salman, line the streets of the Egyptian capital and a red carpet was rolled out at the entrance to a boat for his visit to the Suez Canal. Women have made impressive strides in recent months in Saudi Arabia as the society is undergoing intensive changes that saw them organise tournaments and attend sporting events in major stadiums.
  • Who Did Arie Luyendyk Jr. Pick in The Bachelor Finale?

    Who Did Arie Luyendyk Jr. Pick in The Bachelor Finale?

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    However, on January 1st (the same night Arie's season of the Bachelor premiered on ABC), Arie started having second thoughts about Becca and chose to call Lauren . Arie breaks up with Becca - and cameras capture it all! Each episode in which the two appear on-screen together seems to feature at least one agonizing sequence during which they stare vaguely into middle-distance and try to think of with something to say.
  • Oscars: Why 'The Shape of Water' Won Best Picture (and Other Speculation)

    Oscars: Why 'The Shape of Water' Won Best Picture (and Other Speculation)

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    Maybe this is not the place, but there's something I want to ask you. "I'm ecstatic, euphoric, we're incredibly happy and proud and surprised and shocked off our feet", Dale said. Greta Gerwig's acclaimed coming of age story Lady Bird a nd Steven Spielberg's The Post left empty-handed, though Jordan Peele's Get Out won best original screenplay , prompting a rapturous standing ovation that cemented his elevation to Hollywood's elite.
  • Oscars Eye New Low in Early Numbers

    Oscars Eye New Low in Early Numbers

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    Hammer later celebrated with the cast of Call Me By Your Name after James Ivory won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay . The late-night comedian was thrust into the national spotlight previous year; making headlines after publicly attacking the GOP's attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare and urging conservative lawmakers to pass gun control legislation following the Las Vegas shooting.
  • Anshula Kapoor Shuts Down Troll Against Her Sister Janhvi Kapoor & Khushi Kapoor

    Anshula Kapoor Shuts Down Troll Against Her Sister Janhvi Kapoor & Khushi Kapoor

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    Superstar Sridevi's unexpected death has shocked one and all. When she told me, "Papa (that's how she addressed Boney ), I'm missing you", I also told her that I was missing her a lot. " Boney reached the Dubai hotel at around 6.20 p.m., Dubai time, soon after landing in Dubai". Following the plan to head for a dinner, Sridevi went to the bathroom to take a bath and get ready, and that was it.
  • Awards season favorite Sam Rockwell wins Oscar for 'Three Billboards …'

    Awards season favorite Sam Rockwell wins Oscar for 'Three Billboards …'

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    McDormand leads the Best Actress race, McDonagh is considered a strong contender for Best Original Screenplay, and the film is also nominated for Best Original Score, Best Editing, and Best Picture . Israel, Esq .), and Timothée Chalamet ( Call Me by Your Name ). Frances McDormand wins the best actress trophy for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri .
  • Are Jay-Z & Beyonce Touring Together?

    Are Jay-Z & Beyonce Touring Together?

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    Fans are speculating over rumours that Beyoncé and Jay Z may be about to announce joint tour together. Rumours about a supposed trek began swirling in late February when eagle-eyed members of the British Beyhive noticed that Ticketmaster's United Kingdom website contained a (since deleted) landing page reading " Beyoncé & Jay Z tickets".
  • Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies at age 92

    Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies at age 92

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    He apparently died before her return. Tower Records revolutionized music retailing until digital music took over the business. Russ Solomon ran the music store chain until it went bankrupt in 2006. He opened his first stand-alone record store in 1960. In 1970, he opened his most famous spot, the Tower Records on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. The obvious choice was, of course, San Francisco.
  • 'Shape of Water' triumphs at powerful Oscars

    'Shape of Water' triumphs at powerful Oscars

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    The Oscar went to Alexandre Desplat, the French composer behind the Guillermo del Toro-directed film, which was up for 12 other awards on the evening. And sure, Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster's double act presenting best actress was fun, but it also reminded us that last year's best actor victor Casey Affleck had to withdraw under his own cloud of harassment allegations.
  • Bill Cosby in court for hearing ahead of 'sexual assault' retrial

    Bill Cosby in court for hearing ahead of 'sexual assault' retrial

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    Cosby's lawyers argued the alleged assault that led to his arrest couldn't have happened in January 2004, as accuser Andrea Constand has testified , and falls outside the statute of limitations. A jury deadlocked on the case a year ago, setting the stage for a retrial. "Developing a defense to any of these outdated claims will require unusual amounts of investigative effort that can not be completed by the present trial date", Cosby's defense team explained, saying that if more women were ...
  • Jennifer Lawrence And Emma Stone Shared A Hilarious Moment At The Oscars

    Jennifer Lawrence And Emma Stone Shared A Hilarious Moment At The Oscars

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    With holding her floor-length gown in one hand and a full wine glass in another, she gave us a amusing moment that's been the talk all around on Twitter. "As for the boozer who showed up on the red carpet at the NY premiere for Red Sparrow this week, Jennifer feels sure that's another alter-ego, joking, "I feel like her name ends in 'E".
  • Meryl Streep gets compared to Shrek's fairy Godmother at Oscars 2018

    Meryl Streep gets compared to Shrek's fairy Godmother at Oscars 2018

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    Lawrence then added, "No it's cool, you know she tripped me once ... she was always nice at the luncheons". A rep for Foster told The Hollywood Reporter that the actress was actually injured in a fall while skiing. Jodie Foster co-presented the Best Actress award at the 2018 Oscars with fellow former category victor Jennifer Lawrence , bucking the tradition of the previous Best Actor champ handing out the prize - but that wasn't the only surprise in store for audiences.
  • Oscars 2018: Call Me By Your Name wins Best Adapted Screenplay

    Oscars 2018: Call Me By Your Name wins Best Adapted Screenplay

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    He thanked Aciman, Chalamet and Hammer, and also his long-time collaborators, both of whom have died - Indian producer Ismail Merchant and German-born writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. " Call Me by Your Name " screenwriter and co-producer James Ivory became the oldest Oscar victor ever tonight. He is up against fellow nominees Daniel Day-Lewis ( Phantom Thread ), Daniel Kaluuya ( Get Out ), Denzel Washington ( Roman J.
  • Doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar

    Doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar

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    Fogel was pointed in the direction of Russia's head of anti-doping Grigory Rodchenkov , who was originally utilised to devise a doping programme to see Fogel ride the Haute Route while also remaining undetected by anti-doping controls. Fearing for his life, Rodchenkov fled to the US with Fogel's help and confessed on camera that he oversaw the swapping out of hundreds of athletes' urine samples during the Sochi games.
  • James Pitaro Named President Of ESPN

    James Pitaro Named President Of ESPN

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    Less than three months after John Skipper shocked the Bristol, Connecticut-based company and the sports media establishment by announcing his sudden resignation, the network's parent company is handing the reins to a familiar face, Jim Pitaro, who'd previously served as Disney's chairman of consumer products and interactive media.
  • Banking system went bust under 'so-called economist' PM Manmohan Singh: BJP

    Banking system went bust under 'so-called economist' PM Manmohan Singh: BJP

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    The Congress has been targeting the government, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi , in the Rs 12,600-crore PNB bank fraud case and seeking answers from then over Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi being able to leave the country. Mr Prasad said there was a disinformation campaign against the Modi government including on the fate of the Foreign Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, which was in its "elementary stage".
  • Songwriter Robert Lopez becomes double EGOT victor after Oscars success

    Songwriter Robert Lopez becomes double EGOT victor after Oscars success

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    An EGOT? Oh, that would be an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony - otherwise known as the full house of swanky awards, and only twelve human beings have ever managed to collect them all. His work on the Disney movie also resulted in him winning Grammys for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Best Song Written for Visual Media.
  • China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'

    China sets 2018 GDP target at 'around 6.5%'

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    The defense spending figure is closely watched around the world for clues to China's strategic intentions as it develops new military capabilities, including stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles. The figure, an 8% increase on past year, was announced as the annual meeting of parliament got under way in Beijing . In 2016, it grew by 7.6 percent.
  • Far-right, populist support surges in unclear Italian election results

    Far-right, populist support surges in unclear Italian election results

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    But the biggest single party by far is the anti-system 5-Star Movement - an outcome that offers little prospect of a return to mainstream government. Unofficial exit polls published after voting stations closed at 11 p.m. The 5-Star once rejected talk of any power sharing, but it has since modified its position and says it is willing to discuss shared policies but not negotiate over cabinet posts.
  • 'Coco,' a 'love letter to Mexico,' wins best animated film Oscar

    'Coco,' a 'love letter to Mexico,' wins best animated film Oscar

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    The film beat out fellow nominees The Boss Baby, The Breadwinner, Ferdinand , and Loving Vincent . Marginalised people deserve to feel like they belong. " Coco " has proved that art can change and connect the world. The story follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead , where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family among the living.
  • Common Takes Aim at NRA During 2018 Oscars Performance, NRA Fires Back

    Common Takes Aim at NRA During 2018 Oscars Performance, NRA Fires Back

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    The NRA were quick to clapback with a response to the performance, sending a video to Common and the Academy about the NRA's commitment to honouring USA veterans, a jab at his vocal support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality against African-Americans.
  • Preview For 'The Walking Dead' Episode 8x11 Released

    Preview For 'The Walking Dead' Episode 8x11 Released

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    With everyone now journeying toward the Hilltop, they will be, as Daryl best put it, Negan's worst nightmare, and we can't wait to see it. So let's get into it shall we? It also empowers Carl's plea for mercy and sets up Rick's journey moving forward.
  • 'Poor demand' decelerates services output: PMI

    'Poor demand' decelerates services output: PMI

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    Nonetheless, the index remained comfortably above the 50-point threshold dividing an expansion in activity from a contraction although growth was the weakest since October. Mr Williamson said that the surveys... Financial information firm IHS Markit says Monday that its main gauge of business activity across manufacturing and services fell by more than anticipated during the month.
  • Former Hollyoaks actress takes home Oscar for Best Short Film

    Former Hollyoaks actress takes home Oscar for Best Short Film

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    She's better known by soap fans as Mitzeee Minniver. . Shenton was inspired to write the film by her father, who went deaf after receiving treatment for chemotherapy when she was 12. You can't see it and it's not life-threatening, so I want to say the biggest of thank you's to the Academy for allowing us to put this in front of a mainstream audience.
  • Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars, along with female empowerment

    Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars, along with female empowerment

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    The bit where Jimmy Kimmel and a bunch of stars surprised a theater full of people was truly great, but the jet ski competition left a lot to be desired. The winners for Visual Effects get played off during their acceptance speech despite the earlier proclamation that everyone could take their time.
  • Keith Sequeira & Rochelle Rao Have A Dream Wedding, Congratulations Guys!

    Keith Sequeira & Rochelle Rao Have A Dream Wedding, Congratulations Guys!

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    Keith and Rochello got hitched on Saturday (March 3) in an intimate affair and their white wedding was surely a fairy tale. The couple got engaged last year in February and were dating for 2 years. It also helps that since we come from similar backgrounds, we understand each other better and so she just gets me, always. "You two are the loveliest couple!" All the aspects of the wedding was decided according to the couple's choice.
  • Allison Janney wins best supporting actress Oscar for I, Tonya

    Allison Janney wins best supporting actress Oscar for I, Tonya

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    Kimmel also addressed the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements against sexual harassment and inequality, including a nervously received quip about disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, who was thrown out of the Academy a year ago in light of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against him.
  • They're Back! Faye Dunaway & Warren Beatty To Present At Oscars 2018

    They're Back! Faye Dunaway & Warren Beatty To Present At Oscars 2018

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    After being handed the wrong envelope, which contained the name of La La Land's Emma Stone for best actress, Dunaway and Beatty were unsure of who to announce onstage. If there is controversy this year, it likely will come from speeches related to an anti-Hollywood president or the sexual harassment tsunami that has swept across the film industry.
  • Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate

    Italy vote projection sees 5-Star on 33 pct in Senate

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    The senior Russian lawmaker also said that "the preliminary results of the Italian parliamentary election come as no surprise". As well as Minniti, Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, and Claudio De Vincenti, who is Minister for Territorial Cohesion and Southern Italy , have all missed out.
  • Nicole Kidman accidentally surprises a tour bus en route to the Oscars

    Nicole Kidman accidentally surprises a tour bus en route to the Oscars

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    She's a presenter tonight, but will star in the upcoming film Ocean's 8 , premiering this June. "I want to thank you all for your trailblazing performances you've given over your career and how wonderful it is that our careers can go beyond 40 years old because 20 years ago, we were pretty washed up by this stage in our lives", she said.
  • Oscars red carpet glitters in anything-goes fashion attitude

    Oscars red carpet glitters in anything-goes fashion attitude

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    Celebrating her African heritage was actress Tiffany Haddish, who appeared on the red carpet in an ivory dress embroidered with a geometric pattern and black jacket she described as an "Eritrean authentic princess dress". Allison was certainly a victor all around tonight, as her gown was a true show-stopper, and she looked downright fierce wearing it. To make sure there wasn't an envelope snafu, the font on the envelopes was so large you could see it in Iowa.
  • Best Oscars Accessories, From Bloody Antlers to Timothée Chalamet's Face

    Best Oscars Accessories, From Bloody Antlers to Timothée Chalamet's Face

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    James Ivory , 89, is now the oldest Oscar victor. Forget clip-on ties and tasteful brooches - these guests at the 90th Academy Awards brought extravagant fanfare to their red carpet accessories, and we love them for it . In a December 2017 interview with GoldDerby, talking about writing Call Me By Your Name , he said that the first thing he liked about the story was that it was set in Italy.
  • Oscars: Gary Oldman Wins Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

    Oscars: Gary Oldman Wins Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

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    Gary Oldman , for essaying former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour , and Frances McDormand for her role as a grieving mother in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri , won the best actor and best actress in a leading role category at the 90th Academy Awards.
  • Three Women Who Spoke The Loudest Against Weinstein Take The Oscars Stage

    Three Women Who Spoke The Loudest Against Weinstein Take The Oscars Stage

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    The journey ahead is long, but slowly, a new path has emerged, ' Sciora started out by saying in the speech. "I'm very excited that this movement of #MeToo and Time's Up is taking place, not only for myself but honestly for my daughters because I can not stand the idea that they would have to suffer what I, and just about any other woman that I have ever met, have suffered in some point in her life, if not multiple times", Sorvino said at the Television Critics Association press tour in ...
  • Why Frances McDormand Mentioned Inclusion Riders on the Oscars Stage

    Why Frances McDormand Mentioned Inclusion Riders on the Oscars Stage

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    The gesture was meant to convey the power of female storytelling, as well as the need for even more female voices in Hollywood. "So I'm hyperventilating a little bit, so if I fall over, pick me up because I've got some things to say", the actress kicked off her acceptance speech, comparing her emotions to Chloe Kim's Olympic half-pipe run.
  • 'Call me by your Name', 'Get Out' win Screenplay Oscars

    'Call me by your Name', 'Get Out' win Screenplay Oscars

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    After a standing ovation from his peers, Peele confessed that he had stopped writing the critically acclaimed and commercially successful horror film almost two dozens times, fearing it may never get made. This year, Peele made history, becoming the first black director to receive nominations in the writing, directing, and best picture categories for his directorial debut.