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Oscars 2018: Actors wear orange pins to advocate gun safety

Oscars 2018: Actors wear orange pins to advocate gun safety The founder of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots arm of Everytown, said the group saw 75,000 new volunteers and that she thinks "the Parkland shooting was the straw that broke the camel's back for most Americans to get off the sidelines". The orange flag pins aren't the only way celebrities are lending their support to gun reform. In addition to the rampant sexual misconduct problem that has been... [Full Article...]

'Coco': 'Remember Me' Wins Best Original Song Oscar

'Coco': 'Remember Me' Wins Best Original Song Oscar In addition to winning the Oscar for Best Original Song, the Dia de los Muertos-inspired film took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film. The pair won a best song Golden Globe for "City of Stars" from La La Land a year ago. To date, there are 12 people who have EGOTS including Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, and Whoopi Goldberg. As he already has multiple Emmys , Grammys and Tonys, Lopez is ... [Full Article...]

Beer industry could feel crunch from Trump's proposed aluminum tariff

Beer industry could feel crunch from Trump's proposed aluminum tariff The Republic is not directly hit by Trump's initial move, but, as a country heavily reliant on worldwide economic growth and free trade, any slump into a trade war would be damaging for the economic outlook. Trump responded on Saturday that if the EU retaliates, he will place a tax on European cars. They argue that other industries that rely on steel and aluminum products will suffer. [Full Article...]

Crazy Kangana Ranaut & Rajkummar Rao show how sanity is overrated

Crazy Kangana Ranaut & Rajkummar Rao show how sanity is overrated Rajkummar Rao also shared the first look poster featuring him on his Instagram and wrote, "Crazy is the new normal. I'm thrilled to work with Kangana and Raj on this one ", as quoted by Mid-day in one of its reports. One of Kangana's biggest regrets is that she portrayed an actress Sana Azim modelled on the late Parveen Babi in Mohit Suri's 2006 film Woh Lamhe without any understanding about the... [Full Article...]

Saaho: Shraddha Kapoor's first look from Prabhas starrer revealed (see pic)

Saaho: Shraddha Kapoor's first look from Prabhas starrer revealed (see pic) Prabhas became a superstar for the whole country after his wonderful performances in the Baahubali series. After playing a royal king, he will take on a badass avatar in this high octane actioner. Shraddha Kapoor in the picture is dressed in a formal attire and has a "Don't Mess With Me!" expression on her face. Her intimidating stare adds to the-prim-and-proper-look. [Full Article...]

'Democracy is at high risk': Rajinikanth decries Tamil politics at Chennai event

'Democracy is at high risk': Rajinikanth decries Tamil politics at Chennai event Said Arokiaswamy, "If Rajinikanth wants to cleanse the system that he feels is rotten then he must start practicing what he preaches and get his fans to remove all the posters". "I have tasted politics as early as in 1996", he said, adding he was aware of the "wrongdoings" happening in the regime. The Tamil actor also asserted that after having close relationship with M Karunanidhi, GK Moopanar ... [Full Article...]

Emma Watson Mocked on Twitter for Misspelled 'Times Up' Tattoo

Emma Watson Mocked on Twitter for Misspelled 'Times Up' Tattoo According to the Daily Mail , Watson, who recently starred as Bell in Beauty and the Beast , showed her support for the Time's Up movement by having the phrase inked onto her arm, though the tattoo was only a temporary tattoo and eagle-eyed fans were quick to point out that the Brown-educated star managed to miss the apostrophe between the E and the S. [Full Article...]

'Black Mirror' Renewed by Netflix for Season 5

'Black Mirror' Renewed by Netflix for Season 5 In 2014, however, Netflix made those two seasons available to stream, and American audiences ate it up. If you recall, the Season 4 episode "Black Museum" featured references to just about every episode in the history of the series. The news comes a little more than two months after the fourth season premiered to critical acclaim thanks to episodes like the Star Trek-inspired " USS Callister "... [Full Article...]

Sam Rockwell Honours Philip Seymour Hoffman At 2018 Oscars

Sam Rockwell Honours Philip Seymour Hoffman At 2018 Oscars Upon receiving his prize, Rockwell praised his fellow nominees and thanked his cast mates. "When I was 8-years-old I was called into the principal's office and my father was looking very solemn and he said, 'We gotta go, it's grandma, '" recalled Rockwell. [Full Article...]

China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation

China boosts defence spending amid military modernisation The finance ministry past year said the defense budget would top 1 trillion yuan ($145 billion) for the first time, after the exact figure was initially kept out of public documents released at the start of the annual legislative sessions. [Full Article...]

China's $175bn defence budget three times higher than India's

China's $175bn defence budget three times higher than India's Beijing actually gave a similar target for 2017 - saying a year ago that it was aiming for growth "around 6.5% or higher if possible". That marked about a 7 percent increase, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy, despite regional tensions over the South China Sea and other issues. [Full Article...]

Here Are The Biggest Winners From Oscars Night 2018

Here Are The Biggest Winners From Oscars Night 2018 Best part is, an audience member even turned into a presenter at the surprise. So Oscars 2018 are history. Call Me By Your Name , a gay romance, won best adapted screenplay; A Fantastic Woman , Chile's groundbreaking story about a transgender woman, won best foreign language film; and Mexican-inspired Coco was named best animated feature . [Full Article...]

'Icarus,' film about Russian athlete doping, wins Oscar

'Icarus,' film about Russian athlete doping, wins Oscar Rodchenkov is the former director of Russia's Anti-Doping Center, who became an unlikely whistleblower against the decades-long corruption exposed in the film. "What a fraud and what a corrupt organization", he added. Fogel and Cogan also praised Netflix, noting that the streaming service releases in 190 countries. [Full Article...]

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Sets 52 Week Low; Strong Momentum for Sellers

The stock decreased 3.34% or $6.71 during the last trading session, reaching $194. About 4.39M shares traded or 10.84% up from the average. Net profit margin of Scorpio Tankers Inc. The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $-0.05, according to consensus of 11 analysts. Vitol Holding Sarl who had been investing in Scorpio Tankers Inc for a number of months, seems to... [Full Article...]

Surprise! Surprise! Former Bigg Boss Contestants Keith & Rochelle Are Now MARRIED!

Surprise! Surprise! Former Bigg Boss Contestants Keith & Rochelle Are Now MARRIED! Keith and Rochelle had exchanged rings on Valentine's day a year ago and have now officially entered holy matrimony. It was a white wedding at a resort with only close family members and friends of the couple. Keith appeared on a few TV shows including Diya Aur Bati Hum and Doli Armano Ki while Rochelle won the title of Miss India International 2012 and later featured on a number of reality s... [Full Article...]

Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway Might Get Their Oscars Redemption Story

Warren Beatty & Faye Dunaway Might Get Their Oscars Redemption Story But Beatty and Dunaway , evidently, will get a second chance to announce the prestigious award. It turned out that Beatty and Dunaway had been given an envelope containing the name of " La La Land " star Emma Stone , the victor for Best Actress. [Full Article...]

Hollyoaks star Rachel Shenton wins at the 2018 Oscars

Hollyoaks star Rachel Shenton wins at the 2018 Oscars Written by former Hollyoaks actress Rachel Shenton, who also starred in the film, and directed by her fiancé Chris Overton, The Silent Child stars Maisie Sly, a profoundly deaf six-year-old who was just four when producers made a decision to cast her within seconds of her audition. [Full Article...]

Oscars 2018: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress for 'I, Tonya'

Oscars 2018: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress for 'I, Tonya' Thank you for the gift of LaVona . Ever since the film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was quickly acquired by NEON/30 WEST, Janney has been considered a near-lock for the Best Supporting Actress. Hollywood's biggest night of the year is finally here, and every star arriving to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles is dressed to the nines. Gina Rodriguez and Tom Holland presented the... [Full Article...]

What next? Post-election scenarios for Italy

What next? Post-election scenarios for Italy The 5-Star movement tripled the number of parliamentarians over the last election in 2013, when it was also the first party but only by a hair's breadth and the government went to the Democratic Party. He can't hold office for another year due to a tax fraud conviction , but remains president of the Forza Italia party, which is one of several center-right parties most likely to form a coalition... [Full Article...]

Why There Won't Be A #TimesUp Dress Code At The Oscars

Why There Won't Be A #TimesUp Dress Code At The Oscars Yes, I am aware that given the lion's share of pressure to dress up for awards shows falls on women's shoulders, this runs the risk of looking like I'm sticking the boot into the women of Hollywood at what must be a trying time . Rhimes said the effort "was launched on the red carpet , but was never meant to live there". "We support people who are bearing witness to what has happened to them, ... [Full Article...]


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