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Culture Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech

Using the hashtag #WalkOutND, Notre Dame students are organizing a walkout of Vice President Mike Pence's scheduled commencement speech at the school. "These practices are destructive", Pence said. Before Pence spoke, valedictorian Caleb Joshua Pine urged a "stand against the scapegoating of Muslims" and criticized Trump's push to build a wall along the Mexican border.

Culture No more children for Jessica Simpson
Author: 0 No more children for Jessica Simpson

Why? "We got an IUD, nothing's gonna get in that uterus". Simpson, who has a 5-year-old daughter and a three-year-old son with husband, former National Football League player Eric Johnson, promised she's "not having a third" child. And we would have to agree! "I don't know if I've ever had a seven-year relationship other than with a woman." The couple recently threw their eldest a mermaid bash to celebrate her birthday.

Culture Sunny Deol emotional over son's debut film
Author: 0 Sunny Deol emotional over son's debut film

Sunny Deol also posted a picture of father-son on Instagram and wrote, "Started #palpaldilkepaas on May 18, 2017". They have joined hands after the success of "Gadar - Ek Prem Katha". My father launched me and now, I am launching my son. On the first day of his boy's shoot for " Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas ", an emotional Sunny Deol shared a lovely picture of his with son Karan and tweeted, announcing the shoot start of the movie.

Author: 0 Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

If he wins just one more award before the night's end, he'll hold the new record. - Top Latin artist: Juan Gabriel. When picking up the top Billboard 200 album for " Views ", he told co-host Vanessa Hudgens she looks "incredible" and said to fellow host Ludacris, who Drake had problems with at one point, that he's "always been a big fan".

Culture Anil Kapoor plays uncle to two Arjun Kapoors in Anees Bazmee's comedy
Author: 0 Anil Kapoor plays uncle to two Arjun Kapoors in Anees Bazmee's comedy

The audience will find Mubarakan as a romantic comedy movie. In Mubarakan Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor will be seen playing somehow the real-life roles on screen too. "Mubarakaan", produced under the banner of Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Cine 1 Studios, is slated for release on 28th July 2017. Real life chacha and bhatija Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor are collaborating for the first time in Mubarakan , and we can not wait to see them together on screen.

Culture Meghan Markle makes Pippa Middleton's wedding reception
Author: 0 Meghan Markle makes Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

Pipa marries the 41 year old financier nearly one year after both the stars started dating with each other. The 33-year-old, who is the younger sister of Kate Middleton , married 41-year-old James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire around midday.

Culture Trump tells Middle East to drive out Islamist extremists
Author: 0 Trump tells Middle East to drive out Islamist extremists

Mr Trump said the fight against terrorism was a "battle between good and evil", not a clash between the West and Islam. It was delivered in an ostentatious hall to absolute rulers, hosted by a regime with an appalling human rights record and it promised that the United States would no longer question the way they went about running their countries.

Author: 0 Drake Wins 13 Billboard Music Awards, Breaks Record

Gwen also made sure to thank the inspiring superstar for, "teaching us how to be true to ourselves". Nominees for top Billboard 200 album are Beyonce's "Lemonade", Drake's "Views", Rihanna's "Anti", twenty one pilots' "Blurryface" and the Weeknd's "Starboy".

Author: 0 Meghan Markle attends Pippa Middleton's wedding reception with Prince Harry

Saturday's ceremony took place at St. Mark's Church in England, during which Middleton tied the knot with hedge fund manager James Matthews, whom she has been dating on-and-off since 2012. Still, onlookers were shocked when they first saw Prince Harry arrive at the wedding by himself despite having a very serious relationship with Markle.

Author: 0 House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

In a press conference Thursday morning, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said a special election to replace Chaffetz could leave the office vacant for anywhere from two to four months. Lawmakers expressed frustration that they only learned of notes documenting what was said in the meeting from media reports, and struggled to catch up to one scandal before another surfaced.

Culture Drake named Top Artist at the Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Drake named Top Artist at the Billboard Music Awards

He sang Gyalchester , while standing in the center of the fountain outside the Bellagio, with water cascading down around him. Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens will host the show. Dan Reynolds, the singer of the rock band Imagine Dragons, praised as a "true innovator" saying he was a "prolific songwriter, a legendary performer, a singer who had a voice for the ages and a philanthropist".

Culture GALLERY: The 2017 Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 GALLERY: The 2017 Billboard Music Awards

DRAKE toppled Adele's record for the most prizes in a single night at the Billboard Music Awards when he was presented with the best artist accolade. The Canadian rap artist won a total of 13 awards, including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Billboard 200 Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist.

Culture President, Gandhis pay tributes to Rajiv
Author: 0 President, Gandhis pay tributes to Rajiv

A leader driven by love, compassion and a deep generosity of heart. Describing Rajiv as a "messenger of peace", Chidambaram said the former prime minister had initiated various peace agreements in Punjab, Mizoram, Kashmir and Assam during his tenure.

Culture Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards
Author: 0 Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

The Chainsmokers, who tied Drake with 22 nominations, won four awards, while other top winners, Beyonce and twenty one pilots, both won five each, but did not attend. For her " Believe " performance she donned a blonde wig, some pasties and a whole lot of string. "You're not going to be the most talented, but you're going to be special, '" Cher said.

Author: 0 Macron Rewards Loyalists in Centrist French Cabinet

The government appointed on Wednesday is a mix of 22 prominent and unknown figures from the left and the right, with half of them women. FILE - In this Aug.31,2016 file photo, French former Agriculture minister Bruno Le Maire speaks in Jouy-en-Josas, south of Paris .

Culture Clint Eastwood tells Cannes he might act again some day
Author: 0 Clint Eastwood tells Cannes he might act again some day

He did say that his first Dirty Harry movie was considered politically incorrect, and was the start of an ongoing era of political correctness. While Clint Eastwood continues to be as busy as ever behind the camera, the actor/director hasn't acted in a film since 2012's " Trouble With the Curve ".

Culture Richmond, VA, FBI head up for director's stop
Author: 0 Richmond, VA, FBI head up for director's stop

Sanders again suggested that any Democrats critical of Trump's decision are hypocrites because they would have welcomed Comey's termination if it had come from a hypothetical President Hillary Clinton . The media/left/political class/Democrats wants us to believe that all the stated reasons for the firing were an obvious distraction, and the real reason Trump fired Comey was to head off the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Nicki Minaj Kicks Off Billboard Awards; Drake Early Winner

Blake Shelton accepts the Top Country Artist award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas , Nevada May 22, 2017 . Wizkid is one of many successful Nigerian artistes. She even got a little teary-eyed as she finished singing , and graciously tipped her hat to her fans in the audience. Other performers present at the Awards are Beyonce , Drake , The Chainsmokers and many more.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte jokes about Diego Costa buffet jaunt — SNAPPED

His first Premier League start came in Monday's dramatic 4-3 win over Watford, a match in which he netted just three days on from scoring the winning goal at West Brom that secured the Blues the title. "I'm so proud of this team and all the players and management for all the hard work, effort and sacrifices everyone has made this season". "The manager has been a great example for me to add to my coaching in the future".

Culture New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
Author: 0 New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

Crews in New Orleans on Friday used a crane to lift a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee off its pedestal as the city removed the last of four monuments its leaders see as racially offensive. Since the beginning of the process, city officials, activists, contractors and work crews have been threatened and harassed. Last month, a monument was taken down that commemorated an 1874 attack on the racially integrated city police and state militia by a white supremacist group called the ...

Author: 0 Drake beats Adele's record for most Billboards

Drake and the Chainsmokers are top contenders with 22 nominations each. Drake had earned 10 awards in early winners announced Sunday morning and picked up an 11th for top male artist in the first minutes of the show. It was a big night for the More Life rapper: Not only did he sweep the awards, but he also put on a fiery show in the middle of the iconic Bellagio Fountains, where he performed "Gyalchester" as water and fire danced around him.

Author: 0 Drake cleans house at Billboard Awards; Miley Cyrus performs

The Grammy victor then moved onto his Young Money label mates, Lil Wayne and, yes, Minaj, saying, "I want to say Nicki Minaj, I am so happy we found our way back because I love you and I could never ever see it any other way". The Billboard Awards will be held Sunday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where more awards will be announced . The rapper and the electronic dance duo the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each.

Culture Thousands in Madrid Back No-confidence Vote against PM Rajoy
Author: 0 Thousands in Madrid Back No-confidence Vote against PM Rajoy

Shortly after Sanchez' resignation, the PSOE, headed by an interim leader, allowed Rajoy to form a government and the Socialists converted into the official opposition in the Spanish Parliament. Diaz, who governs the PSOE's southern stronghold of Andalusia, had the backing of former Spanish prime ministers Felipe Gonzalez and Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero in her bid to become the first woman to lead the party.

Author: 0 Miley Cyrus gets emotional while singing Malibu at BBMAs

Miley's sister Noah and her father Billy Ray introduced the singer, with Noah joking that it would be her sister's first performance "with trousers on". She looked just plain pretty. I never thought about that. " Miley! You're Hashtag the Panda? ". "Then I started driving my dad, toward the end, that was when I could start driving, and also my grandma went with me every day", she remembers.

Culture Trump's pick for FBI director could come within days
Author: 0 Trump's pick for FBI director could come within days

There, he led investigations of government officials and civil rights violations. He declined an invitation to appear at a closed meeting of the Senate intelligence committee next week. "These are outstanding people that are very well known, highest level". President Donald Trump has offered additional insight into his thinking about former FBI Director James Comey.

Author: 0 Sasheer Zamata Becomes 3rd Star to Leave 'SNL' After This Season

After Bayer, Moynihan, and Zamata's exit, remaining cast members include Kenan Thompson , Colin Jost, Leslie Jones, Cecily Strong , Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Michael Che, Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, and Kyle Mooney. Since joining the SNL cast, Zamata has continued her stand-up career and recently released her first special, Pizza Mind , via Seeso this past March.

Author: 0 Medical examiner confirms cause of death for Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell

Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is dead. In a statement to The Associated Press , his representative Brian Bumbery said the pioneer in the 1980s grunge music movement died on Wednesday night in Detroit . Their most popular songs include " Black Hole Sun ", " Fell On Black Days ", " Spoonman ", and " The Day I Tried To Live ". In 1991, the band released platinum album "Badmotorfinger".

Author: 0 Mother's love, the most unconditional love

Just like every year, I will visit my mom's grave and plant an assortment of flowers including peonies - her favorite flower. So Mother play an important role in the history of a human. It will be celebrated on May 14, 2017 , Sunday, this year. What is it like to carry within your womb a gradually growing, then rapidly growing, life that will be your very own flesh and blood, a daughter or son that is of you , the living reality of the love you and the father share? I believe in love ...

Culture Julia Michaels Performs 'Issues' at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Julia Michaels Performs 'Issues' at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

The "Bad Liar" singer is nominated for an award in the Top Social Artist, but it appears as though she's not in Las Vegas to attend the awards show at the T-Mobile Arena. - Top collaboration: The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Closer". 2017 Billboard Music Awards host Vanessa Hudgens was also in tears after the set and co-host Ludacris called for another round of applause.

Culture Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Hello! Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

Adele set her felled record in 2012 when she won awards including top artist , top female artist and top pop artist. Drake stumbled through his speech as he accepted the award for Top Billboard 200 Album for " Views ". Hudgens also sang some of Celine Dion's "I'm Your Lady" (Dion will perform later in the show). The singer didn't dance, but performed the acoustic driven slow-burning song in front of giant images of the beach and ocean and ended the song with teary eyes.

Culture So Meghan Markle Did Get An Invite To Pippa Middleton's Wedding
Author: 0 So Meghan Markle Did Get An Invite To Pippa Middleton's Wedding

The 33-year-old party planner and regular marathon runner opted for a bicep-framing, cap-sleeved, white lace appliqué, full skirted gown by British designer Giles Deacon. But Pippa Middleton's wedding was another big test. Britain's Princess Charlotte , a bridesmaid, attends the wedding of her aunt Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017.

Culture Billy Bush wants to make a classic Hollywood comeback
Author: 0 Billy Bush wants to make a classic Hollywood comeback

What is clear is that those close to Bush resent the fact that the TV host took the fall for the tapes while Trump took the White House. He also claims he's only seen the tape three times - once, three days before the news broke, and twice more before his interview with THR .

Culture Camila Cabello Gives First Solo Performance Since Leaving Fifth Harmony — Billboard Awards
Author: 0 Camila Cabello Gives First Solo Performance Since Leaving Fifth Harmony — Billboard Awards

You can definitely hear the pain Camila was in, not just in her unbelievable voice, but in the lyrics as well. The song ends with frantic whispers of several questions, like "how do fix it" and "is it my fault". Check out the full interview here. She's gave an absolutely electrifying performance and was sexier than ever! She recently walked the magenta carpet and looked stunning in a red lace gown.

Culture Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Were So Romantic At Pippa's Wedding Reception
Author: 0 Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Were So Romantic At Pippa's Wedding Reception

But this royally-related bride's wedding dress was truly stunning-and we can't stop talking about it! That's not the only designer that Pippa wore on her wedding day. Guests make their way to Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding ceremony in whimsical hats and high heels on May 20. Now, six years later, Pippa has pulled the baubles out of retirement to be used as her 'something old.' Featuring pear-cut drop diamonds, the earrings were the flawless finishing touch to Pippa's ...

Culture Winners' List — Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Winners' List — Billboard Music Awards

Drake officially took home 13 awards on Sunday, May 21. One of the most sought after prestige in the music industry, Billboard Music Awards is back, once again this year, to recognise the contribution of leading musicians to the art form.

Culture Drake's early Billboard Awards wins
Author: 0 Drake's early Billboard Awards wins

She noted she was told early on that she never was the most lovely or the most talented, but she was special and added that "luck has so much to do with my success with a little bit of something thrown in". While her voice was on point, it represented the one thing everyone hates when it comes to karaoke: professional singers showing up everyone who just came to have fun.

Culture Chris Cornell dead at age 52
Author: 0 Chris Cornell dead at age 52

Chris Cornell, a friend of mine, a friend of all of us from Soundgarden , died today and we have lost one of the most lovely voices in rock and in history. Soundgarden was among the titans of the 1990s grunge scene, including bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains. They sold more than 10 million albums in the United States, won two Grammy awards and were nominated for nine.

Culture All the highlights — Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 All the highlights — Billboard Music Awards

Adele set a record at the show in 2012 with 12 wins. The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"), among others, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Culture Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Music Awards

Cole, Future , DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, D.R.A.M, The Weeknd, Lil Yachty, Twenty One Pilots and Beyonce. The awards were held at the T-Mobile Arena. Earlier in the night, things were no less wonderful for Drake, who showed love for Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne in one acceptance speech - while getting a little flirty with the award show's co-host Vanessa Hudgens, saying, "Vanessa Hudgens, you look incredible tonight".

Author: 0 Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Hackett was interim director of athletics at the University of MI from October 31, 2014, to March 11, 2016, where he led the search for a permanent athletic director appointed in January 2016. "Other executives will assume larger roles, including James Farley, president of Ford's Europe, Middle East and Africa business, and Joseph Hinrichs, head of Ford North America, people familiar with the changes said".

Culture Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Hudgens says "I think I might give him a little more energy than what he's used to, but we'll just have to wait and see, "I think it's going to be a lot of fun". Minaj was, in fact, looking rather nice in a long, silver cutout gown, after her opening act alongside Lil Wayne , David Guetta and Jason Derulo at the Las Vegas event .

Author: 0 Spurs Fan Sues Warriors, Zaza Pachulia Over Kawhi Leonard Injury

Leonard reinjured his left ankle last Sunday during the second half of San Antonio's 113-111 loss to the Warriors in Game 1 . With Leonard back at the team hotel in San Francisco, Jonathon Simmons started Game 2 on Tuesday and had a team-high 22 points in 26 minutes.

Author: 0 Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

Toxicology reports usually take four to six weeks, so the Cornell family still has a wait before they can be certain about whether Cornell's medication was a contributing cause of his death. Through her attorney, Vicky Cornell explains how shocked and sadden her family are at her husband's suicide. Ativan maker Pfizer Inc said it does not sell branded or generic versions of the drug in the United States, where Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc now has the product rights.

Culture Vanessa Bayer leaving SNL after 7 seasons
Author: 0 Vanessa Bayer leaving SNL after 7 seasons

With his tenure with the show of 9 years, only Kenan Thompson at 14 years has been with the venerable series longer. Saturday Night Live is losing yet another talented cast member. Bayer has not yet announced her future plans. We'll miss Vanessa, and it seems like she'll miss SNL just as much: on Saturday, she posted a sweet Instagram thanking the cast for seven years of memories.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify publicly before lawmakers

In addition to the FBI investigation, the Senate and House Intelligence Committees are also conducting their own investigations into Russian Federation. Chaffetz, who announced Thursday he was leaving Congress at the end of June, has requested Comey's memos, along with the Senate Judiciary Committee.