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Black Panther Becomes Top-Grossing Superhero Film Of All Time In US Black Panther Becomes Top-Grossing Superhero Film Of All Time In US
- March 27, 2018

Not adjusted for inflation, Black Panther is now the fifth highest-grossing movie in United States history, only behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($936.6 million), Avatar ($760.5 million), Titanic ($659.3 million), and Jurassic World ($652.2 million). (more...)
WrestleMania update on AJ Styles, John Cena talks Daniel Bryan WrestleMania update on AJ Styles, John Cena talks Daniel Bryan
- March 24, 2018

There is a chance that he could return to his past WWE Ambassador role. He was informed that the lesion in his brain was a very vague complication and his decision to retire was premature. Included in his medical records were multiple evaluations by renowned concussion clinicians. I determined that Bryan is now asymptomatic, has a normal detailed neurological and cognitive neuropsychological examination, normal EEG, and an MRI that showed no definite evidence of a prior brain injury. (more...)
Kate Middleton Attends Last Events Before Maternity Leave Kate Middleton Attends Last Events Before Maternity Leave
- March 24, 2018

Ahead of the Royal Baby's birth, Kate Middleton and Prince William have given their third child an internet presence and a new page has been added to the royal website with information about Prince George and Princess Charlotte's new sibling. (more...)
Avengers Infinity War: Thanos and Thor will Have the Most Screentime Avengers Infinity War: Thanos and Thor will Have the Most Screentime
- March 22, 2018

While fans have waited for several years for the much-antipated Marvel crossover " Avengers: Infinity War ", there is also reason to be anxious as the upcoming feature film is likely to feature one or more major deaths, according to latest plot rumors . (more...)
Ex-Playmate Sues to Spill Beans About Trump Ex-Playmate Sues to Spill Beans About Trump
- March 21, 2018

The woman, Karen McDougal , filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles against the company that owns supermarket tabloid National Enquirer . McDougal contends AMI is keeping her quiet and avoiding publishing her content, but the company said she was featured on the cover of its highest-selling issue of Muscle & Fitness Hers in 2017. (more...)
Watch the First Teaser for Lifetime's 'Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance' Watch the First Teaser for Lifetime's 'Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance'
- March 18, 2018

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle meet school children in Dean's Yard in London , Britain March 12, 2018. The 33-year-old prince - now fifth in line to the British throne - has reportedly been urged to safeguard his almost $42 million chunk of the Windsor millions should wedded bliss go bad with once-divorced actress Meghan Markle , 36. (more...)
'Avengers: Infinity War' final trailer brings destruction 'Avengers: Infinity War' final trailer brings destruction
- March 17, 2018

Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was made up of Iron Man , The Incredible Hulk, Thor , Captain America: The First Avenger and Iron Man 2 - which all led to Marvel's Avengers Assemble. At the end of it they have proved yet nobody whatsoever wants to believe that Doctor Strange could be a real name and neither does Peter Parker . (more...)
The President of the Academy Awards is under investigation for sexual harassment The President of the Academy Awards is under investigation for sexual harassment
- March 17, 2018

The longtime AMPAS member had been president of the Cinematographers branch and previously served as a VP. Bailey did not respond to CNN's request for comment. If proved true, the standards specify that AMPAS could " a. If Bailey decides to step down, he would be replaced by Academy Vice President Lois Burwell , a make-up artist, until the next election in July. (more...)
A look at the nasty cut that nearly ended Tom Brady's season A look at the nasty cut that nearly ended Tom Brady's season
- March 13, 2018

It just kind of got bent back, and that's why I thought it was a lot worse. That doesn't mean Brady isn't reflecting on that 41-33 loss. I think you realize the sun comes up the next morning, and your life goes on. "But I know it doesn't feel good and I have a real hard time believing I'm gonna be able to go out and play well against the No. 1-ranked defense in the league in four days". (more...)
Australia-US trade relationship an example: PM Australia-US trade relationship an example: PM
- March 13, 2018

Europe's top trade official, Cecilia Malmstroem, said trade is being used "as a weapon to threaten and intimidate us". The tycoon's threat is part of a dispute over an announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, although the Trump administration has said it will consider exceptions and has already spared Mexico and Canada. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey got Mindy Kaling's baby daughter the best present ever Oprah Winfrey got Mindy Kaling's baby daughter the best present ever
- March 11, 2018

I had a kid, I'm a single mom. Reese - who also has daughter Ava, 18, and son Deacon, 14, with her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe - said: "I'd have to go way, way back because I have a 4-year-old who loves dinosaurs and I think it'd be kinda cool to see dinosaurs even though it's pretty scary cause they're kind of big". (more...)
Google introduces Doodle to mark beginning of 2018 Winter Paralympics Google introduces Doodle to mark beginning of 2018 Winter Paralympics
- March 10, 2018

In men's snowboarding, the three US men who swept the podium in 2014 all return. "I get a lot of media coverage because I'm at both the Summer and Winter Paralympics, so hopefully that gets me recognized more and gives people a reason to come watch the Tokyo Games". (more...)
Notre Dame rally stuns Virginia Tech at ACC tourney Notre Dame rally stuns Virginia Tech at ACC tourney
- March 09, 2018

It climbed as high as No. 5 in December behind Preseason All-America Bonzie Colson . The biggest comeback in Fighting Irish history came just in time Wednesday night - and that was worth hollering about. With the Irish stars struggling to make shots, seventh-seeded Virginia Tech (21-11) was cruising along with a 47-26 lead with 14 minutes remaining when Farrell drained his second consecutive 3. (more...)
Fyre Fest Founder Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud Fyre Fest Founder Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud
- March 08, 2018

The event on the Bahamian island of Exuma was supposed to take place over two weekends last April and May. Remember when he announced he was going to make it up to ticket holders by having another Fyre Festival in 2018? The app allowed individuals organizing commercial events, such as concerts, to bid for artist and celebrity bookings at such events. (more...)
Former BBC Breakfast and Strictly star Bill Turnbull diagnosed with prostate cancer Former BBC Breakfast and Strictly star Bill Turnbull diagnosed with prostate cancer
- March 08, 2018

Turnbull explained that he mistook pains in his legs and hips - symptoms of the cancer - as old age. The 62-year-old has since found out that the cancer has spread to his bones and is incurable (his consultant hopes Turnbull can live for another ten and 18 years). (more...)
Frances McDormand (Almost) Lost Her Oscar Frances McDormand (Almost) Lost Her Oscar
- March 07, 2018

The guy who allegedly stole Frances McDormand's Oscar is not going to escape criminal charges just because she doesn't want him prosecuted. and that's because she's not the victim. During last night's The Late Late Show , host James Corden took a swipe at both the weird attempted theft and the fact that the after-party's renowned chef even had a personal photographer. (more...)
Tiffany Haddish's Oscars gown was a tribute to her late Eritrean father Tiffany Haddish's Oscars gown was a tribute to her late Eritrean father
- March 06, 2018

At the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, actress Tiffany Haddish graced the red carpet wearing a traditional Eritrean dress known as zuria. The actress continued to joke that she would be willing to host Hollywood's biggest night if she was compensated for the job. (more...)
What to expect at the Academy Awards What to expect at the Academy Awards
- March 05, 2018

Through its website BCLC has been taking bets on the Oscars since 2015. CNN will have complete coverage of the red carpet, the show's best moments and the night's big wins. Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac and Kelly Marie Tran from " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " will reveal awards. Also nominated is the animated film "The Breadwinner", which is a Canadian co-production. (more...)
FedEx Sticks With NRA, Bucks Corporate Trend
- March 04, 2018

The company also said the NRA is "one of hundreds of organizations in our alliances/association Marketing program whose members receive discounted rates for FedEx shipping". "Internal use only", was provided to ThinkProgress by a FedEx employee, who asked to remain anonymous due to concern that disclosing the document would cause the source to be terminated. (more...)
Sacked Google employee files lawsuit against company citing bias Sacked Google employee files lawsuit against company citing bias
- March 03, 2018

But a year ago, Wilberg claims YouTube recruiters were told to cancel interviews where the candidate wasn't female, black or Hispanic. In August 2017, the Guardian revealed that more than 60 current and former Google employees were considering bringing a lawsuit against the company, alleging sexism and pay disparities against women. (more...)
Texas transgender wrestler Mack Beggs wins second straight title, draws mixed reactions Texas transgender wrestler Mack Beggs wins second straight title, draws mixed reactions
- March 01, 2018

Last year, when Beggs was 17, he won the Texas girls' Class 6A 110lb division after an unbeaten season in which several of his opponents pulled out, fearing injury. Under Texas law, athletes are required to compete against other athletes who have the same gender on their birth certificates. "It sure as hell didn't stop me from doing what I wanted to do in the past, and it won't stop me from what I want to do in the future. (more...)
Oregon defeats troubled Arizona 98-93 in OT Oregon defeats troubled Arizona 98-93 in OT
- February 26, 2018

Miller left Eugene before the game and did not travel back with the team's charter flight, and Romar said he didn't know how long he might keep coaching in Miller's place. CBS Sports' request for comment from Arizona was not immediately returned. Saturday, the Wildcats came to Matthew Knight Arena - well, a lot of them did - in a state of utter disarray: one star player suspended, another playing under suspicion, their coach banished amid reports that he was caught on wiretap arranging bribes. (more...)
Trump proposes arming up to 40% of United States teachers Trump proposes arming up to 40% of United States teachers
- February 24, 2018

LaPierre's attack on the FBI and oblique references to the Russian Federation investigation appeared a signal to Trump to remember his true friends, amid signs the President is ready to reject several NRA positions on gun control . These ideas face challenges from the right. The NRA on Wednesday announced it opposes raising the age limit. NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre blamed Democrats for wanting to strip Americans of their second amendment rights. (more...)
Will Smith Had A Lot To Say About 'Black Panther' Will Smith Had A Lot To Say About 'Black Panther'
- February 24, 2018

According to the Atlanta Black Star Naperville's Hollywood Palms Cinema in IL did a clap back via social media at critics who responded to one of its promotions for the film with a "series of annoying comments" reminding the theater that Wakanda is not a real place. (more...)
The Truth Behind All of Those Liam Payne-Cheryl Breakup Rumors The Truth Behind All of Those Liam Payne-Cheryl Breakup Rumors
- February 23, 2018

However, the one major downside to his success is that he doesn't have much time to spend with his almost 1-year-old son, Bear Payne , or Bear's mother, baby mama Cheryl ... "It's tough growing up in the North East, especially now the unemployment rate is ridiculous", said the singer. The centre hopes to help more than 5,000 people in the next three years. (more...)
'We just didn't know,' say family who took in Florida shooting suspect 'We just didn't know,' say family who took in Florida shooting suspect
- February 22, 2018

But they had no idea, James Snead said on Sunday (Feb 18), about the depth of Cruz's troubles until the catastrophic rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . As for his homophobic comments, Cruz said he wanted to "shoot [gays] in the back of head". Briefed by federal law enforcement officials , Florida's two U.S. (more...)
Jennifer swaps acting for activism Jennifer swaps acting for activism
- February 22, 2018

Partly because it doesn't - as Lawrence said , it's just a dress she chose to wear - but also because all of the terrible things that women have to endure are revealing in themselves. "Not least because I've been outside today and it's bloody FREEZING". "I'd like to know what's going on with Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift , that's honest to God truth". (more...)
Kate Middleton wears green to BAFTAS amid all-black #MeToo protest Kate Middleton wears green to BAFTAS amid all-black #MeToo protest
- February 19, 2018

Many of Britain's most prominent female entertainment stars signed an open letter demanding an end to sexual harassment, ahead of the award ceremony. Royal family members are also encouraged not to wear black unless they are attending a funeral or Remembrance Day. (more...)
Woman crawls into x-ray machine to protect her handbag Woman crawls into x-ray machine to protect her handbag
- February 16, 2018

The CCTV footage shows that she placed her purse on the conveyor belt before she climbed on it herself. However, when the security staff told her that her handbag would also have to be checked, she climbed up the airport-style luggage scanner machine. (more...)
Home invasion suspect targeted Youtube celebrities, police say Home invasion suspect targeted Youtube celebrities, police say
- February 14, 2018

Giles died at the scene , and although the Albuquerque search warrant says his injury may have been self-inflicted, an official ruling has not been made. Police arrived within 10 minutes and the man was fatally shot in the couple's driveway. His phone was full of notes centering on Turney, whose YouTube videos run the gamut from relationship advice to online gaming to her popular "Ask Meg" segment. (more...)
Nigeria Releases Gorgeous Line Of World Cup Jerseys & Sportswear Nigeria Releases Gorgeous Line Of World Cup Jerseys & Sportswear
- February 08, 2018

Captain John Mikel Obi, Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho all modelled the new kits. The home kit is a simple, darkish green design with matching socks and a line of lemon green on the stockings. Whilst the home World Cup kit will be the plain, clean dark green shirt; Nike got real funky on the away kit & other elements in the collection. The collar is backed by a small St. (more...)
Woodland comes through play-off at Phoenix Open: in the bag Woodland comes through play-off at Phoenix Open: in the bag
- February 07, 2018

Woodland birdied three of the last four holes for a seven-under 64 - the best round of the day - to finish at 18 under. Scottsdale resident Reavie built a two-shot advantage after an eagle and birdie in his first five holes. It's just I've been feeling good, hitting good shots. Reavie, a fellow Kansas native, led for much of the final round until a bogey at the par-3 16 dropped him to 16 under, two shots back of Woodland, who was in the house at 18 under. (more...)
Victor of $559M Powerball jackpot files to stay anonymous despite state rules Victor of $559M Powerball jackpot files to stay anonymous despite state rules
- February 07, 2018

Had the woman signed the ticket in the name of a trust rather than her own name, her identity could have remained private. The complaint stated the anonymous victor had followed the instructions on the commission's website, and signed her name on the back of the ticket. (more...)
Win tickets to see a sneak preview of Marvel's Black Panther Win tickets to see a sneak preview of Marvel's Black Panther
- February 07, 2018

It sees Chadwick Boseman's T'Challa return home after the death of his father King T'Chaka (John Kani), to be crowned his successor and achieve the full potency of his alter ego Black Panther . "I was so excited because this was a movie that we felt a lot of ownership of and that we thoroughly enjoyed making". Critics are also hailing how " Black Panther " tackles complex themes while still maintaining its sense of high action. (more...)
John Stamos is Officially Married to Fiancée, Caitlin McHugh John Stamos is Officially Married to Fiancée, Caitlin McHugh
- February 05, 2018

The two got engaged at Disneyland in late October 2017, where the actor put together a sweet montage of romantic Disney movie moments before popping the question. "I knew the right person would come along, especially, if I prayed and hoped", he said. Who's your fave Full House character? " People would say, 'You should have a child.' I was like, 'That ship has sailed"'. (more...)