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"King Arthur" packs a (special effect) punch in theaters

Legend Of The Sword which has managed to rise up to a rotten 26% from yesterday's 21% on Rotten Tomatoes tells the origin of a young King Arthur who comes up unaware of his past after his Uncle Vortigern (Jude Law) murdered his Father (Eric Bana) and overthrew the crown. Read More »

Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time

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The commentator on the Portuguese state broadcaster RTP shouted "we have, we have won, this is awesome, it is absolutely incredible". Runner-up Kristian Kostov of Bulgaria wasn't short on feeling - his power-ballad " Beautiful Mess " was awash in melodrama, the singer appearing nearly wrung out by romantic turmoil. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy drives podium through NYC streets as Sean Spicer

In video taken by fans and bystanders, McCarthy is seen zooming down New York City's 58th street on a motorized podium. She first debuted the roving podium in February. The real Spicer became the butt of jokes on Tuesday when a Washington Post report claimed that he "spent several minutes hidden in the bushes" in total darkness, ostensibly hiding from reporters, on the night President Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Read More »

Preview screening of epic King Arthur film coup for Bangor's Pontio

The film comes after a Bangor University Emeritis Professor Peter Field caused a storm of media interest in all things King Arthur , last year, after giving a room-packed lecture on research into the legendary location of Camelot. However, it could be entirely possible this was the focus of the producers because it allowed for extraordinary special effects. He told the Press Association: "I would recruit Santa Claus, Elon Musk (the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX), Conor McGregor ... Read More »

Ja Rule Reacts To Fyre Festival In Bahamas Scam "Not my Fault"

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The festival is being postponed until we can further assess if and when we are able to create the high- quality experience we envisioned . "The event organizers assured us that all measures were taken to ensure a safe and successful event but clearly they did not have the capacity to execute an event of this scale", the statement reads . Read More »

Ex-NHS Digital chief: Cyber attack 'always going to happen'

The Spanish government said several companies had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of employees' computers. But the patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit. Earlier, Kaspersky researcher Costin Raiu cited 45,000 attacks in 74 countries, saying that the malware, a self-replicating "worm", was spreading quickly. Read More »

Armed inmate killed, hostage rescued at hospital

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He then grabbed a female hospital employee at gunpoint. The Delnor Hospital campus along Randall Road is closed as the Geneva Police Department responds to a hostage situation that started around 12:30 p.m. She said that the hospital has policies and trainings in place for emergency situations such as these. The SWAT team made the decision to make entry into the room. Read More »

Line Of Duty finishes with huge viewing figures

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Viewers hope to find out who the so-called Balaclava Man is during the final episode. The number, the highest overnight figure in the show's history, is expected to grow after viewers watching on catchup are taken into account next week. He also revealed he has different ideas in mind for the series, but he still isn't sure if it will be the last one or not. She said the cast were kept in the dark about the plot twists along with the audience, and that details were constantly changed ... Read More »

Brie Bella thanks fans for support

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I can't even express the overwhelming joy and love that Bryan and I are feeling. "The greatest feeling in the world!" We couldn't be happier. In case you didn't know. "Birdy is because my husband and his whole family are "B's". Baby Birdie was sleeping on a pillow on her mama's lap while she filmed the video message and Brie's hubby gushed over how strong his wife is after giving birth to their daughter. Read More »

'American Idol' to return to TV, ABC confirms 2017-2018 season

Although devoted fans of the show hope Ryan Seacrest will resume his role, he admitted on his new gig as co-host on Live! The show's host and judges will be announced at a later date, the network said in a news release. Performers who didn't win gained stardom through exposure on the show: Oscar victor Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry and many others. Read More »

Paul McCartney to Make 'Pirates' Cameo - See Him in Costume!

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Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones has been in two of the previous films playing the role of Captain Teague, the father of Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow. Watch the trailer for Dead Men Tell No Tales at the bottom of this article. It won't be the first involvement with a Hollywood project, however, as he has written music for lots of movies. Read More »

Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

While Democrats have called for an independent special counsel to investigate the Russian Federation matter, most Republicans have said that is not necessary given the FBI probe and investigations in both the House and Senate. Though Trump appeared to defend his team, saying that as an "active president", "perfect accuracy" would be too much to expect from his staff, he has apparently not been pleased with the results. Read More »

UK Eurovision fans pin hopes on Lucie Jones

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Then again, Eurovision is always full of surprises, isn't it? According to the bookmakers, third favourite is Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov, the youngest entrant at 17 years old. A rule change introduced in 1999 has allowed countries to perform songs in any language, with a lot of them choosing English. She'll be taking to the stage 18th - the place which historically has garnered the highest average ranking spot - and the song is genuinely catchy, inspiring and infectious. Read More »

5 facts about Cinco De Mayo you probably didn't know

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Cinco de Mayo is meant to commemorate the Mexican army's unexpected victory over the French at the battle of Puebla in 1862. But Cinco de Mayo , which translates to May 5, is probably one of the most misunderstood Mexican holidays. In Philadelphia, a Cinco de Mayo-related celebration was scrapped after organizers determined turnout would drop over concerns about immigration raids. Read More »

Four candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director face interviews

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He later said he was "not aware" whether any White House official had recordings of the conversation and wouldn't comment on whether the president regularly recorded conversations in the Oval Office. The president later told NBC News he would have fired Comey regardless of any recommendation. Furious with the news coverage of the White House's shifting explanations on Comey's sacking, Trump lashed out, suggesting the media was wrong to expect his spokespeople to be 100 percent accurate. Read More »

Aussie Anja lights up Eurovision

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Two Australians have made it through to the Eurovision final, with the world awaiting the announcement of the victor of the annual song contest. She stormed through to the finals in Ukraine with her song, Where I Am , a ballad she helped to co-write. Read More »

Puerto Ricans march in May Day strike as debt deadline nears

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A coalition representing a third of Puerto Rico's senior secured bondholders, with $2.5 billion at stake, applauded Rosselló's move, calling it "sound public policy and. The board is pushing a combination of debt restructuring and spending cuts in a bid to revive an economy scarred by a 45% poverty rate and a population decline. Read More »

Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

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International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde arrives for the opening session of the G7 of Finance ministers in Bari , southern Italy, Friday, May 12, 2017. That divergence augurs for potential disagreements when the nations' leaders gather in Sicily later this month - an event which marks Trump's first major global summit as U.S. Read More »