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Culture French president Macron 'loves holding my hand'
Author: 0 French president Macron 'loves holding my hand'

De Villiers' resignation followed a fierce row last week between the two men just as France prepared for the military pomp of a July 14 Bastille Day parade where Macron's US counterpart Donald Trump was the guest of honor. The president went even further later, declaring in a newspaper interview , "If something pits the military chief of staff against the president, the chief of staff changes".

Culture The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series Season 2 announced
Author: 0 The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series Season 2 announced

Telltale Games has announced that a second season of The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series is in development and will launch in the second half 2018 across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. The series, based on the Fables comics line, has had a second season requested by fans ever since, and in 2018 we're finally getting that. To be fair, Telltale's Batman did at least have some interesting choices for players to make and the whole Harvey arc was done really, ...

Author: 0 Harry Styles Wears Calvin Klein to 'Dunkirk' Premiere in NYC

In World War II the Dunkirk evacuation was one of the most critical junctures. This is not the only difference when it comes to how " Dunkirk " is unique among war movies. While there might not be character arcs to speak of, the performances are first-rate nonetheless (even pop star Harry Styles, who might just have another viable career option).

Culture UVa quarterback Kurt Benkert named to Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list
Author: 0 UVa quarterback Kurt Benkert named to Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list

Check back for more on UNC football award watch lists as we continue to count down the days until kickoff. According to texastech.com , the Johnny Unitas Award is presented annually to the nation's top college quarterback based on character, citizenship, scholarship achievement, leadership qualities and athletic accomplishments.

Culture Cecil the Lion's son 'shot by hunter' in Hwange National Park
Author: 0 Cecil the Lion's son 'shot by hunter' in Hwange National Park

The death was discovered because the lion had been wearing an electronic collar so monitor his movements. He was killed by Richard Cooke , a professional hunter from Zimbabwe . Walter Palmer , from Minnesota , shot and killed Cecil the Lion . Walter Palmer allegedly paid 50,000 dollars (£31,900) to track and shoot the animal, but claimed he was unaware the lion was protected and had relied on his local guide to ensure the hunt was legal.

Culture Kevin Hart Caught With Another Woman
Author: 0 Kevin Hart Caught With Another Woman

Hart and his wife Eniko Parrish are now expecting their first child together. Hart, who has starred in films like Get Hard and the recent Captain Underpants movie, had a wildly successful world tour in 2016, and is only a month away from the launch of his own online comedy service, the Laugh Out Loud network.

Culture Airtel, Voda call for doubling of interconnect charge, Jio wants it gone
Author: 0 Airtel, Voda call for doubling of interconnect charge, Jio wants it gone

Says bonanza due to IUC suggestions not being carried out by Trai. The allegations made by Reliance Jio regarding Airtel earning excess revenue from MTC are not only false but laughable. There is no deadline for it. Airtel has alleged that under the new IUC model, the Mukesh Ambani led company will keep transferring costs of Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore per year, to rivals telecom companies which will eventually kill competition.

Culture Stevie Wonder marries Tomeeka Bracy
Author: 0 Stevie Wonder marries Tomeeka Bracy

The 67-year-old musician Wednesday girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy , 42, over the weekend, according to People . "It was a lovely wedding". An onlooker explained: "It was a very lavish, romantic and star-studded affair". The reception appeared to be elaborately decorated with various flower arrangements and string lights. A now-private video apparently showed Babyface singing his hit "Whip Appeal" at the reception.

Culture 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Red Band Trailer
Author: 0 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Red Band Trailer

And that basically leads to the rest of the trailer, which is the All-American Statesmen admonishing their British counterparts and vice versa, followed by a whole lot of awesome fight scenes. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organisation in the U.S.

Culture Stan Lee has 50 more characters he hasn't revealed
Author: 0 Stan Lee has 50 more characters he hasn't revealed

On Tuesday, Marvel Comics mastermind Stan Lee had his legend cemented - literally - in Los Angeles , when he joined the great icons of Hollywood who have pressed their hands and feet into wet cement in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre. We as African-Americans, we're not just victims. We're not just slaves. "We were proud. We had secrets...we had abilities beyond what other people knew".

Culture Ryan Seacrest will return to host 'American Idol' revival
Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest will return to host 'American Idol' revival

Seacrest's potential return to " Idol " had sparked much speculation since ABC said it would revive the talent competition, even though the program airs from Los Angeles and " Live " airs weekday mornings from NY. It's been an incredible journey from day one. In a prepared statement , Seacrest said, " It's genuinely hard to put into words what American Idol means to me.

Culture Who was Subedar Taanaji Malusare?
Author: 0 Who was Subedar Taanaji Malusare?

The actor looks heroic and totally into his character. The fiery poster of the film looks impressive and convincing as it shows Ajay in the Maratha gear, defending himself from blazing arrows on the battlefield. He was glorified by Shivaji with the words "Gal Ala Pan Sinh Gela" (although the fort was captured, a lion was lost) which became a popular history ballad in novel with the same name.

Author: 0 The BBC pay gap reveals an ugly truth

Co-host Claudia Winkleman, 45, received between £450,000 and £499,999 from the corporation a year ago - a pay grade £100,000 higher than Tess Daly, 48, her fellow presenter on BBC One's flagship entertainment show. "'And tell them - if your bosses don't think you're worth it one day, they'll sort that out soon enough'". "Public money shouldn't be spent in a way which is discriminatory".

Culture Jada Pinkett Smith Met Tupac When She Was a Drug Dealer
Author: 0 Jada Pinkett Smith Met Tupac When She Was a Drug Dealer

When Tiffany told Jada she had a Groupon for the trip and was going alone, Jada said that she, Will and her brother-in-law would tag along...because Jada thought a Groupon was something you book for a group of friends. But it was based in survival, how we held each other down, you know what I'm saying? "I haven't had a girls trip like this in 23 years, to be honest with you.

Author: 0 Game of Thrones smashes Foxtel ratings records

Is it possible that Littlefinger provides a clue about Jon's true parentage? The preview trailer showed someone grabbing Littlefinger by the throat, could this mean that its Jon? In the shot of the Dragonstone map room, Daenerys is seen with Tyrion, Yara ( Gemma Whelan ) and Ellaria ( Indira Varma ).

Author: 0 Christopher Nolan on why he cast Harry Styles in 'Dunkirk'

Filmed in the Imax format - it's bigger and better, basically; they probably don't put it like that in Sight & Sound, but it's the truth - there are some breathtakingly vivid moments: spilt oil setting the sea on fire; soldiers trudging apocalyptically through the sludgy foam at the water's edge; the swooping view from the Spitfire cockpits, filmed with real cameras in real planes.

Culture Game of Thrones tripled HBO Now's digital subscriber base in 2016
Author: 0 Game of Thrones tripled HBO Now's digital subscriber base in 2016

Here's the official synopsis: "Daenerys ( Emilia Clarke ) receives an unexpected visitor". It's not clear what they are talking about but Jon looks a little concerned (as usual) and Littlefinger looks a bit smug (as usual). Ed, 26, shared a song with some fellow Lannister soldiers but received such a backlash from his cameo that he quit Twitter after the episode. To see our analysis of the episode 2 trailer read our Game of Thrones 7×02 Stormborn preview .

Culture Beyoncé had a C-section for twins as birth certs are unveiled
Author: 0 Beyoncé had a C-section for twins as birth certs are unveiled

With the arrival of two newborn babies, the Carter family is reportedly happy, thrilled, and doing well. In true Beyoncé - who has an incredible net worth - and Jay Z style, they have gone all out for their twin's names as it's been confirmed they've chosen Rumi and Sir Carter to join their older child, Blue Ivy .

Culture Game of Thrones director defends Ed Sheeran's cameo
Author: 0 Game of Thrones director defends Ed Sheeran's cameo

He's one of the most popular singers on the planet, he got to be in a show he loves, and he deosn't have to listen to the negativity that came as a result of the cameo . ( Maisie Williams , who appeared in the scene as her character Arya Stark, is a real-life fan of Sheeran's and convinced showrunners to cast him.) Podeswa adds that "the role required gifts that he has"; Sheeran's character performed a song on the show.

Culture Lawsuit Alleges Usher Paid Unidentified Woman $1 Million Over STD Exposure
Author: 0 Lawsuit Alleges Usher Paid Unidentified Woman $1 Million Over STD Exposure

First published by Radar Online , the affidavit states that the "U Got It Bad" star, real name Usher Raymond IV, was diagnosed with the condition in either 2009 or 2010. Contrary to Usher's denial his ex-lover was then diagnosed with herpes. The female filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles where sexual partners are required by law to inform each other of any STD.

Culture Lena Dunham Joining 'American Horror Story' Season 7
Author: 0 Lena Dunham Joining 'American Horror Story' Season 7

Give us your take on the surprise casting in the comments. "The first 10 minutes of the season takes place in a very eerie macabre way on Election Night and there's something awful that happens in the lives of our characters on Election Night as they're watching it all go down", he said.

Culture Blac Chyna Talks About Rob Kardashian Posting Personal Photos of Her
Author: 0 Blac Chyna Talks About Rob Kardashian Posting Personal Photos of Her

The woman born Angela White also wants to speak up, she said, for other women who might find themselves in a similar ugly-split situation. According to the source, Kylie is equally scathing of Kim, blaming her for "belittling" Rob so much that, "his low confidence made him an easy target for Chyna ".

Culture Blade Runner 2049: Replicant Pursuit VR Playable at SDCC
Author: 0 Blade Runner 2049: Replicant Pursuit VR Playable at SDCC

Th new trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner is here and no surprises for guessing how stunning it looks. We're introduced to LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) who unearths a secret that has the potential to bring chaos to the world. Oculus announced that it's partnered with two other developers to release two more Blade Runner 2049 VR games for both Gear VR and Oculus Rift "around the film's premiere in October".

Culture Emily Ratajkowski naked and with his belt of beads - Here
Author: 0 Emily Ratajkowski naked and with his belt of beads - Here

But in terms of her thriving modeling career, Ratajkowski credited that to observing the world around her and getting audiences to really pay attention. All I can think is people will always have problems with a pretty woman showing she can own her body. If that is the woman's choice, and it makes her feel good, then that's great.

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Creators Get New HBO Drama Series 'Confederate'

CONFEDERATE chronicles the events leading to the Third American Civil War. It takes place in an alternate timeline in which the South successfully seceded from the Union. The show's seventh season premiered with record ratings on Sunday, drawing some 16. Confederate joins original dramas Westworld , which just nabbed 22 Emmy nominations, as well as the forthcoming David Simon period drama The Deuce, set to premiere in September.

Culture 'The Snowman' Trailer: Michael Fassbender Stars In Chilling Crime Thriller
Author: 0 'The Snowman' Trailer: Michael Fassbender Stars In Chilling Crime Thriller

This is the trailer for The Snowman , a new thriller about a serial killer who cuts off the heads of "women he disapproves of", which leads to a manhunt led by two detectives, Harry Hole and Katrine Bratt. Here's the chilling first trailer for Michael Fassbender's The Snowman , which is based on the popular thriller by Norwegian author Jo Nesbø . The Snowman rolls into theaters October 20.

Culture Canadian company buys Avista Corp. for $5.3 billion
Author: 0 Canadian company buys Avista Corp. for $5.3 billion

We worked hard to put in place a special set of agreements with Hydro One that add up to one thing: How we work, make decisions, and engage with our customers and communities will not change as a result of this transaction. In fact, one of the benefits of broadening the ownership of Hydro One was to unlock the potential for precisely this sort of transaction. Avista employees will see a continuation of the company essentially as it is today.

Culture 'Hawaii Five-0' Season 8 Adds 3 Regular Cast Members
Author: 0 'Hawaii Five-0' Season 8 Adds 3 Regular Cast Members

It's not clear yet what Kono's absence will mean for Dale's character going forward. Meaghan Rath ( Being Human ) will portray Tani Rey - a hotel lifeguard who has been kicked out of the Police Academy despite being a top-tier candidate.

Culture Con man scammed free shoes out of Paul George, other National Basketball Association players
Author: 0 Con man scammed free shoes out of Paul George, other National Basketball Association players

Two months ago, police arrested a notorious South Florida con man on accusations that he impersonated the manager of singer Adele to try to get tickets to a Miami hip-hop concert. Jackson used his schemes to get backstage tickets to rapper Fabolous's concert but failed to get any for Lauryn Hill and Carrie Underwood shows. Unfortunately for Jackson, the jig was officially up when he tried to use the email to get some free tickets to Kendrick Lamar's set at the 2017 Rolling Loud Festival .

Culture Brock Lesnar reenters USADA testing for potential UFC return
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar reenters USADA testing for potential UFC return

Sportskeeda reported in February that Brock Lesnar would be leaving WWE after WrestleMania 34 . All signs point to Lesnar returning to the UFC being all but done. Following his win over Mark Hunt, Lesnar tested positive twice for a banned substance under the USADA. Recent reports indicated Lesnar had begun that process.

Culture Shraddha Kapoor's bright pink off-shoulder number fails to impress
Author: 0 Shraddha Kapoor's bright pink off-shoulder number fails to impress

He shared his experience of working with his sister and said, "I was cast with Sonakshi Sinha but she could not do the film so my sister came on board which was the best that happened to my life and my career". He said, "We had first approached Sonakshi". Shraddha Kapoor said she could never get exhausted of doing romantic movies. "When you are making a film on someone whose brother is so well-known, it is very important to get the other side of the story from the police also", added the ...

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran posts Instagram picture after Game of Thrones cameo

It seems Ed has had enough of the mockery because on Monday, he deleted his Twitter account with no explanation. One assumes that the angry Thrones fans who didn't like seeing Sheeran on their beloved show about magic and dragons took to Twitter to voice their displeasure.

Culture Electronic Device Checks Now Underway on All US-Bound Flights from Mexico
Author: 0 Electronic Device Checks Now Underway on All US-Bound Flights from Mexico

Passengers are being advised to arrive at least three hours before their flight. AirCanada echoed the sentiment in a similar advisory posted on their website. Starting today (July 19), travelers coming in from Mexico , Canada , and Colombia should expect to see the effects. Devices that passengers take with them into the cabin will be subjected to safety checks and should be presented separately from the rest of the luggage, and without a cover or any other protection, the authority ...

Author: 0 The Open: Rory McIlroy upbeat over Royal Birkdale chances

But the 23-year-old American was unable to maintain that extraordinary level of performance in 2016 and says those hoping for a new king of golf may be waiting in vain. "It may be the easiest of the majors to win, if you had to pick a major, just because the draw can take out half a field ". "You look at how it was at Erin Hills".

Culture Helicopter down off Gilgo Beach
Author: 0 Helicopter down off Gilgo Beach

The chopper issued a mayday call prior to going down. They were then picked up and brought to shore by a police department Marine Bureau vessel, police said. The crashed helicopter was registered to "Awesome Flight LLC" of White Plains, New York. Many WWE fans sent their well wishes to McMahon and the entire McMahon family.

Culture IBM's 4% Stock Tumble Slashes 45 Points From The Dow
Author: 0 IBM's 4% Stock Tumble Slashes 45 Points From The Dow

Health-care stocks in the S&P 500 rose 0.8% and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index added 1.5% - its largest one-day advance this month. In other US corporate news, and Vertex Pharma +25% after announcing positive results from clinical studies of its cystic fibrosis treatments.

Culture Qualcomm shares slip 3% after earnings
Author: 0 Qualcomm shares slip 3% after earnings

Qualcomm reported earnings per share of 83 cents, versus estimates of 81 cents. It's the road ahead that worries investors. Qualcomm reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $866 million, or 58 cents a share, on revenue of $5.37 billion.

Culture Ben Affleck exits Triple Frontier
Author: 0 Ben Affleck exits Triple Frontier

The Hollywood mainstay (otherwise known as Batman ) has dropped out of his latest project Triple Frontier because, per Deadline , he wants to "to take some time to focus on his wellness and his family". So the Bigelow iteration of the movie fell apart, but Chandor became involved previous year and recently Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum eyed two starring roles-until they both backed away.

Author: 0 FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (FCH) and BlackRock, Inc

The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.09 and lower end at 0.06.12. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,109,060 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $50,534,000 after buying an additional 588,831 shares in the last quarter.

Culture 'The Shape of Water' Trailer Introduces Guillermo Del Toro's Newest Creature
Author: 0 'The Shape of Water' Trailer Introduces Guillermo Del Toro's Newest Creature

In otherwards, this is what del Toro does best. Underwater scenes that manage to recall both Night Of The Hunter and Creature From The Black Lagoon suggest del Toro at his most enticing. I'm a fish man that's kind of a one-off. So they're trying to keep me a secret from the Russians. The Hellboy character also comes from an unknown origin and appears to be the only member of his specieis.

Culture Ed Sheeran has returned to Twitter after the GoT backlash
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran has returned to Twitter after the GoT backlash

However, the "A Team" singer has garnered praise from the director of the show who has praised his short role saying that he is a "lovely performer" who "deserved to be there". Plenty of musicians have appeared on Game of Thrones before, and there has never been almost as much criticism. Not surprising, Podeswa said that the " Thinking Out Loud " singer is a lovely, down-to-earth person, who proved to be 'one of the guys, ' not just a pop star.

Culture Gordon Ramsay Flips Out in the New British Airways Safety Video
Author: 0 Gordon Ramsay Flips Out in the New British Airways Safety Video

British Airways' safety video features the likes of Oscar nominated star Chiwetel Ejiofor in a mock audition for a role where he's being told that playing this part could be his "big break". The airline hopes that through customers' donations, which they make by placing spare change of any currency into paper wallets found onboard, that the airline will exceed its goal in raising £20 million by 2020.

Culture United States homebuilder confidence dips to an eight-month low
Author: 0 United States homebuilder confidence dips to an eight-month low

Horton, Inc. The NAHB reports that overall builder confidence in newly-built single-family homes dropped two points, from 66 to 64, which is the lowest the number has been since November 2016. Still, the outlook for the next six months and the traffic of prospective new home buyers remains positive. The consensus forecast had called for the single-family housing market index to come in at 68.

Culture Kylie Jenner 'fooled her whole family' with her United States dollars 350k wax figure
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner 'fooled her whole family' with her United States dollars 350k wax figure

Kylie also posted a full-length shot of herself, rocking long dark hair extensions and a little black dress, posing alongside her man-made lookalike. "This is actually really freaky". A second said: 'they nailed Kylie Jenner's wax figure. Whilst a third commented: 'Kylie Jenner's wax figure looks so real it's scary'. "Go visit my girl tomorrow in Hollywood and see the actual dress I wore to the Met Gala previous year!" Some of the best reactions to Madame Tussaud's wax figure fail, ...

Culture Despacito becomes the most streamed track of all time
Author: 0 Despacito becomes the most streamed track of all time

NEW YORK | The song Despacito of the puerto rican Luis Fonsi , whose rate reggaeton latino has invaded the globe, became Wednesday, the song most played in streaming all the time. However, " Despacito " needs to hang on for seven more weeks if it hopes to set the all-time record for most weeks at #1. "Streaming has opened up the possibility of a song with a different beat, from a different culture and in a different language to become a juggernaut of success around the world", Universal ...