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United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?


The now fractious state of the Conservative Party also means May's commitment to a "hard Brexit" could be back in play, which means many aid-related concerns - such as more advantageous trade agreements with developing countries and the future of ODA spent through the European Commission - will be subject to greater influence from pro-"soft Brexit" Labour. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' could soar over $100 million in its opening weekend


Nobody understands the importance of such a film more than its star, Gal Gadot . The first solo feature film about the famed Amazonian princess-warrior, " Wonder Woman " bested the opening day gross of last March's " Beauty and the Beast " (P47 million), and also claimed the biggest first-day haul of 2017 for a Warner Bros. Read More »

May vows to stay on as British prime minister


Theresa May's Conservatives failed to live up to their polling expectations after her disastrous election campaign, which squandered a big lead among voters. But that is far from the victory sought - and there are already questions about whether the British electorate were rejecting May's "hard Brexit" approach to leave the European Union whatever deals were made over the divorce. Read More »

Can the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise just be done already?


So, what's the movie about? Academy Award-winning actor Javier Bardem opened up about playing Captain Jack Sparrow's nemesis in the fifth " Pirates " installment in an interview with " Good Morning America ", saying he tried "to create a human being behind a monster" while playing his character. Read More »

Video shows the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists


The 30-year-old was held on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts during a search of a property in Ilford and taken for questioning at a south London police station, Scotland Yard said. The families of the three London attackers have condemned their actions. He was not charged, but local police monitored him carefully and said they had tipped off Britain when he subsequently moved to London . Read More »

Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM


Leo, who is openly gay, was elected on Friday as leader of Ireland's Fine Gael, the country's biggest political party. At 38, Varadkar is also the youngest leader to hold prime ministerial office. He came out during the 2015 referendum for marriage equality. Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish politicians in backing the Marriage Equality Bill allowing same-sex couples to Wednesday. Read More »

'Over the rainbow' released as single to benefit Manchester victims

Grande's single "One Last Time" which she closed the show with, rocketed to number two in the official charts. "My heart is with you Manchester , I'm so sorry for all your loss and all the pain you've been through", he stated in the clip, adding, "My family and I send our heartfelt condolences". Read More »

Apple and Amazon Bury the Hatchet

But Inc's service, which includes hit shows like " Transparent ", has been a notable absence from Apple's hardware. Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday, June 5, 2017. Read More »

Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey


While Trump might feel vindicated, Comey's reputation as a truth-teller didn't seem to take a hit. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to brush off the conclusion as Trump being new to the White House, but Sen. "That is a big deal". But with respect to obstruction of justice, Comey's testimony - when juxtaposed with Trump's known conduct - suggests that the president systematically attempted to deny us answers. Read More »

Trump willing to testify under oath on Comey

Trump himself tweeted an attack on Comey - accusing him of "false statements" and improper leaking to the press - while his attorney planned to file a complaint with the Justice Department about how Comey's disclosures about private talks with the president reached the news media. Read More »

Financial CHOICE Act Garners Sufficient Votes in House Vote


House Republicans made headway Thursday on President Trump's pledge to dismantle postfinancial crisis rules by approving a sweeping bill that rips up major aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act. Opponents chide the proposal as the "Wrong Choice Act" and say it's a handout to Wall Street and a disservice to normal investors. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and which has pledged to fight for its independence. Read More »

The London Bridge attackers

Saturday's attacks - which in addition to the seven dead left dozens in need of hospital treatment, including 18 in a critical condition - came less than a week before Britons vote in a national election. Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. Read More »

May to form government with DUP backing

Instead of a projected landslide in her favour, May ended up throwing away the small majority that the former David Cameron-led party had won in the 2015 general election . The DUP's influence might have been at least in part checked by the pro-independence Sinn Fein party, which gained three seats for a total of seven. Read More »

Marvel releases action-packed first trailer for 'Black Panther'


By the end of the film, however, he was providing a safe hiding spot for a couple of heroes, including Captain America and Barnes. We have complete confidence in his abilities to create one of the best Marvel films to date. With the fate of Wakanda at his hands, T'Challa releases the power of Black Panther to save his nation. Black Panther will be released in theaters nationwide on February 16. Read More »

Trump Says He'd Testify That Comey Lied About Loyalty Demand

Trump says that he never asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty and never told Comey he hoped the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn would go away. Collins says Comey's motivation "may have been a good one", but says Comey should have given that document to the Senate committee. In his testimony, Comey recalled that during a private White House dinner on January 27, the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Flynn - who is under ... Read More »

UK Elections: Theresa May to form coalition govt with support of DUP


On the eve of the British election on Thursday, Nate Silver and Harry Enten of FiveThirtyEight offered three equally probable outcomes for the contest: 1) a landslide win for Theresa May's ruling Conservatives, 2) a narrower win for the same, or 3) a hung parliament with no party garnering a majority but the Conservatives remaining the largest party. Read More »

Julie Andrews Does Not Want Role in Mary Poppins Returns


She said, 'This is Emily's show, and I really want it to be Emily's show. "Mary Poppins Returns" will pick up 25 years after the events of the original film. Rob Marshall and Julie Andrews have remained close friends ever since this collaboration. That's because the duo previously worked together on the 1995 Broadway play Victor/Victoria , where he helped with her choreography. Read More »

Peacock takes out $700 in wine after crashing U.S. liquor store


I didn't know they could actually fly high but it flew up above the counter and it landed here on top of the ice cream freezer", Ghanem said . An animal control officer tried to capture the stubborn bird, while at the same time , tried to rescue the innocent bottles of alcohol being sent to an early demise by the pretentious peacock. Read More »

British Pound Remains Lower After UK Election

Mrs. May faces strong criticism within her own party for her weak performance during the election campaign and for unwisely exercising her prerogative by calling for the election this year, after only two years of a five-year parliament. After the election, the right-wing UK Independence Party, which helped drive Brexit, was left with no seats in Parliament. This means that not only does her party have less seats in government than when she went into the election but Conservatives do not ... Read More »

Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

And while the Cavaliers are far from surrendering, there is a sense the addition of Durant has made Golden State a much harder team to vanquish even once - let alone four times. Now, he's giving that title to LeBron James , 32, of the Cleveland Cavaliers. After that Love miss, Steph Curry drove and next Kevin Durant jumped as the Warriors inched to within 111-113 with 1:10 left. Read More »

Adam West, Star Of 1960s 'Batman' TV Series, Passes Away

West is survived by his wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. "He was and always will be our hero". "Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight, and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans' lives", reads a statement released by West's family today. Read More »

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

West died at his home in Los Angeles after a brief battle with leukemia. West is survived by his wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. With actors like Cesar Romero (Joker) and Burgess Meredith (Penguin) comprising Batman's rogue's gallery of villains, the show became an nearly instant success, urging viewers to tune in for the next episode at the "Same Bat-time". Read More »

Adam West, TV's iconic 'Batman' star, dies at 88

Asked by Variety what the character of Batman has come to mean to him over five decades, West said: "Money". The star passed away in Los Angeles on Friday night (June 9) after a short battle with leukemia, according to a representative. Read More »