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Trump Claims Victory As Deal Reached To Reopen US Government Trump Claims Victory As Deal Reached To Reopen US Government
- January 23, 2018

Dems reportedly held a 90-minute meeting before ultimately choosing to trust McConnell's word that he would take up the measure in the near future if Democrats worked with Republicans in reopening the government. He added that he was hopeful about talks on so-called Dreamers , more than 700,000 young immigrants brought to the USA as children who were protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme. (more...)
Nicole Kidman wins SAG Award Nicole Kidman wins SAG Award
- January 23, 2018

Not so fast. Nicole isn't sure Keith wants to go from supporting her in the audience at awards shows to actually being her co-star in a project. Yes, there were black dresses , and white dresses , but there were also gowns in bright red, green, pink and yellow. (more...)
Harry Styles in the running to play James Bond Harry Styles in the running to play James Bond
- January 23, 2018

I think it's more about "we just want to have a black guy play James Bond " rather than "Idris Elba, the actor, play James Bond ". He has got it. Smith continued: "Harry is really good and he can go all the way". He may only be 23-years-old, but could young James Bond be the next reboot for the 007 franchise? Either way, Harry would have to wait for his chance at playing 'Bond, James Bond , ' because Daniel Craig has agreed to do one more film. (more...)
Aziz Ansari misses the 2018 SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct allegation Aziz Ansari misses the 2018 SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct allegation
- January 23, 2018

Back in his Tribeca apartment, Grace claims that Ansari pressured her into giving him oral sex and penetrated her digitally without her consent. "I think that above all what we've always said is that it remains vital that anyone who feels victimized should and you know, does have the right to speak out and come forward", said Brie, who is married to Franco's brother Dave. (more...)
Slayer Reveals Next Tour Will Be Their Last Slayer Reveals Next Tour Will Be Their Last
- January 23, 2018

The promotional video now only mentions North American dates being announcement imminently, but we're sure other locations and dates will follow on from this initial announcement. It shows clips from performances, show posters, pictures of the band, and more. Slayer fired Dave Lombardo , the band's original drummer, in 2013 after he sat out an Australian tour over a contract dispute. (more...)
Nationwide jail strike hits France Nationwide jail strike hits France
- January 23, 2018

Admitting it was "disgraceful" and "unacceptable" that France's prisons' occupancy rate has reached 139 percent, French President Emmanuel Macron asked for "a comprehensive penitentiary plan" before the end of February 2018. On Thursday, about 120 prisoners refused to return to their cells after their midday walk in the yard. We will continue protesting tomorrow. On Thursday, guards at more than 123 facilities were "mobilised", the UFAP-UNSA and the CGT unions said. (more...)
Bill Cosby Returns To The Stage As Sexual Assault Retrial Looms Bill Cosby Returns To The Stage As Sexual Assault Retrial Looms
- January 23, 2018

Bill Cosby has mostly stayed out of the spotlight for the past 3 years, due to his ongoing legal troubles for his alleged sexual abuse against dozens of women. More than 60 women have accuses the actor of sexual assault over the last five years, with the statute of limitations running out on majority. Bill Cosby has arrived at a Philadelphia club where he's scheduled to perform comedy as a spring retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case. (more...)
SAG Awards winners list 2018 SAG Awards winners list 2018
- January 23, 2018

Subsequent shows have featured more varied fashion trends, but the emphasis has been on issues, not exclusively awards, during Hollywood's celebratory season. "I just beg that the industry stays behind us because our stories are finally being told". From the front, it's gender-specific. "Maybe I started something". (more...)
WWE Teases Possible Revival Angle For Tonight, Strowman Comments on Raw 25 WWE Teases Possible Revival Angle For Tonight, Strowman Comments on Raw 25
- January 23, 2018

Tonight marks the twenty fifth anniversary of WWE's flagship show, Monday Night RAW . If that beginning is a sign of things to come on this historic episode of RAW , the fans in attendance at the Barclays Center and the Manhattan Center are in for a massive treat on Monday night. (more...)
WEF 2018: Modi meets Swiss President Alain Berset WEF 2018: Modi meets Swiss President Alain Berset
- January 23, 2018

In 2017, Modi hosted Ivanka Trump, daughter and informal advisor of Trump, when she led a 360-member delegation to a business summit in Hyderabad. Last week, India and USA urged Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed, as Washington endorsed New Delhi's stance on the Jamaatud Dawa chief. (more...)
Maisie Williams reveals she is going to be Sophie Turner's bridesmaid Maisie Williams reveals she is going to be Sophie Turner's bridesmaid
- January 23, 2018

Maisie revealed the news while doing promo for her upcoming movie Early Man . In a Radio Times interview for her upcoming film Early Man , Williams was asked if she was "bidding for a role as bridesmaid" in Turner's wedding. When asked if she would be a bridesmaid, she confirmed: " I've already got it ". According to Williams, the wedding plans are going to have to wait until the cast wraps the HBO hit. (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan receives WEF's 24th Crystal Award in Davos Shah Rukh Khan receives WEF's 24th Crystal Award in Davos
- January 23, 2018

Meer Foundation provides support to female victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training, rehabilitation and livelihood support. The past awardees from India include Amitabh Bachchan, Mallika Sarabhai, A R Rahman, Shabana Azmi, Ravi Shankar and Amjad Ali Khan. PM Narendra Modi will deliver the opening plenary address at the WEF summit on Tuesday. (more...)
WWE suspends Enzo Amore for alleged sexual assault WWE suspends Enzo Amore for alleged sexual assault
- January 23, 2018

Until this matter is resolved, Eric Arndt (aka Enzo Amore ) has been suspended", WWE said in a statement to CBS Sports. WWE has since responded to allegations by suspending Enzo Amore . "When I woke up I was in a panic attack shock, I didn't know what to do". She went on to allege that Enzo restrained her and, "it happened". "I texted him 'yeah, ' and the last thing I had ever said to him". (more...)
Pence: US will open embassy in Jerusalem next year Pence: US will open embassy in Jerusalem next year
- January 23, 2018

The plan to accelerate the move of the embassy, announced in the first address of a sitting American vice-president to the Knesset, marked the highlight of Pence's three-day visit to Israel celebrating President Donald Trump's decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Naomi Watts remembers ex-boyfriend Heath Ledger 10 years after his death Naomi Watts remembers ex-boyfriend Heath Ledger 10 years after his death
- January 23, 2018

Posting a professional snap of Heath - who went on to date Michelle Williams , with whom he had a daughter named Matilda, now 12 - Naomi wrote: "Thinking about this lovely soul today. More photos of Heath Ledger . And a great actor, but I know there was so much more to come. "We keep in constant contact with Michelle and Matilda and visit frequently", Kate shared. (more...)
Hollywood Men Are Apparently Meeting To Discuss Time's Up Hollywood Men Are Apparently Meeting To Discuss Time's Up
- January 23, 2018

Speaking before the reporters backstage at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards , the " Shameless " star, who bagged the Actor for Outstanding Male Actor in a Comedy Series title, made his thoughts known on the " Time's Up " movement. It's changed. It changed in an instant and it is not going back. Macy, 67, and some of his fellow actors met recently to talk about the issue and said he expected they would keep talking. (more...)
Brown continues to make history Brown continues to make history
- January 23, 2018

SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris hailed the men and women who are members of the union as being "agents of change". After winning the Screen Actors Guild award for her performance in the film, the actress said that when she had to say cruel things to Harding's character, Janney would pretend she was saying them to herself. (more...)
Top Gymnastics Board Members Resign In Wake Of Abuse Case Top Gymnastics Board Members Resign In Wake Of Abuse Case
- January 23, 2018

Olympic Committee for not doing enough to stop Nassar when initial complaints were made years ago. Miller is one of more than 90 women and girls who have delivered victim impact statements during Nassar's sentencing in Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom. (more...)
Franco to attend the SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct claims Franco to attend the SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct claims
- January 23, 2018

Franco wore a Time's Up pin at the Golden Globe Awards where he won best actor in a comedy for The Disaster Artist . On January 11, the Los Angeles Times published a report about five women who accused James Franco of "inappropriate" and "sexually exploitative" behavior. (more...)
THE INCREDIBLES 2 Introduces New Stars and Characters THE INCREDIBLES 2 Introduces New Stars and Characters
- January 23, 2018

As her name suggests, Voyd's abilities allow her to "divert and manipulate objects around her by creating voids that allow the objects to appear and disappear, and shift in space". The press release is clearly careful not to reveal many specifics beyond these surface roles, but it seems like you wouldn't cast Bob Odenkirk ( Better Call Saul ) and Catherine Keener ( Get Out ) as the voices of an ultra-rich couple without one of them being the film's villain. (more...)