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Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Conquers NYC In Newly-Released SNL Outtakes

A reporter from the pool then asked McCarthy about the hot topic: Russian collusion. "Nothing's going to stop me because I've got the Republicans in the palm of my hand", Baldwin's Trump says before bringing out House speaker Paul Ryan (played by cast member Mikey Day), who offered him two scoops of ice cream, a play on a weird fact revealed while dining with reporters from Time magazine earlier this week. Read More »

Netflix buys animated film about Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee


Taika Waititi , who directed the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok, will co-helm the stop-animation feature with Mark Gustafson . It is said that the deal is near $20 million, becoming the first big auction in the Cannes marketplace. Michael Jackson and his beloved pet chimp Bubbles . THR also mentions that the film will be in the general wheelhouse, stylistically, of Charlie Kaufman's 2015 stopmotion movie for troubled grownups, Anomalisa . Read More »

Soundgarden, Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell dead at 52

A representative for the singer said his wife and family were shocked by the death. They also said they'd be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and asked for privacy. "They're all young and these guys all had limitless potential in their lives in front of them". The singer shot to fame as lead-singer of grunge rockers Soundgarden in the early '90s, in a wave of American bands that included Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Stone Temple Pilots. Read More »

Vote kicks off battle over regulation of internet


Free Press released a study this week that showed investment has actually increased by 5 percent since the Open Internet Order took effect. Pai and his supporters in the telecommunications industry have framed the move as eliminating burdensome regulation on broadband providers while simultaneously paying lip service to the idea of maintaining an open Internet. Read More »

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave singer, has died at age 52

Detroit's WDIV reports that sources say suicide is suspected and that Cornell was reportedly found in the bathroom with "something around his neck". A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Cornell was one of the founding members of Soundgarden in 1984, and was the lead singer until 1997 when the band announced it was breaking up. Cornell released four solo albums and performed "You Know My Name", the theme song to the James Bond film Casino Royale in 2006. Read More »

Italy, Portugal Eyed As Favorites As Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final

Salvador Sobral is an extraordinary singer. The UK finished 15th out of 26 countries with the song "Never Give Up On You", performed by the 26 year old from Pentyrch near Cardiff. This year Russia did not take part in the contest, as the Ukrainian authorities banned Russian singer Yulia Samoilova to enter the country. The song attained 758 points, ahead of Bulgaria in second on 615 points and Moldova in third on 374 points, and way up from last year's victor Jamala for Ukraine, which ... Read More »

Stephen Colbert roasts Trump at CBS' upfront presentation


Colbert said after beginning with, "First of all, you're a bad president". Colbert then played a clip of a "top Republican" making comments on confidential information during the 2016 campaign. "Mr Trump, there's a lot you don't understand". Rodriguez was on set filming her own segment on the late-night show , and couldn't contain her excitement when she bumped into Pitt backstage. Read More »

First trailer for The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon unveiled


The sitcom is based on Feuerstein's life in New York City when he lived in an apartment adjacent to units occupied by his doting parents (played by Elliott Gould and Linda Lavin) and his competitive brother and his family. At 10:00 PM, BLUE BLOODS , Friday's #1 program, caps the evening of top-rated dramas. The best news is that Feuerstein's show is parked after "The Big Bang Theory" at season's start before " Big Bang " moves back to Thursday . Read More »

Britain relieved no 'second spike' in cyber worm attacks


Becky Pinkard, from Digital Shadows, a UK-based cyber-security firm, told AFP news agency that it would be easy for the initial attackers or "copy-cat authors" to change the virus code so it is hard to guard against. Urging businesses and computer users to keep their systems current and updated , Smith says the WannaCry attack shows the importance of collective action to fight cybercrime. Read More »

Eurovision 2017 averages 6.7m viewers on BBC One

Lucie Jones, centre, reacts during the voting stage during the Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017. He won with a non English song titled Amar Pelos Dois . In response, Russia's state-owned Channel 1 television refused to broadcast the contest. In the late 1990s, however, Eurovision underwent some modernisation, ditching the traditional orchestra accompaniment to songs, introducing a free language rule to end the advantage for English-speaking ... Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Continues to Give SNL the Best & Weirdest Promos Possible


Turning serious, she added, "I don't have any advice for Sean Spicer ". New Yorkers woke up to this very scene Friday morning, and word and video quickly spread all over social media. Hit us up on Twitter , Facebook , or Instagram , or leave your comments below. This clip from February, for example, will leave you in tears due to McCarthy's impeccable frazzled, fibbing Spicer impression. Read More »

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

Boston Displays Another Lackadaisical 3-Point Shooting PerformanceBoston Celtics center Al Horford (42) tries to attack the rim against Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23). The Cleveland Cavaliers have yet to lose a game in the playoffs and haven't played in 10 days. "You can't dig a hole like that against them". James had 15 points on 7-for-8 in the opening frame as the Cavaliers jumped out to an 11-point lead. Read More »

Laptop travel ban set to cost up to $1bn


The intelligence came from a USA partner and was considered so sensitive that it was distributed among only a small circle within the US government and withheld from broader sharing among English-speaking allies that USA intelligence agencies do as a matter of course. Read More »

Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia


Saudi King Salman on Monday expressed hope a "historic" summit to be held on Sunday between Arab and Muslim nations and US President Donald Trump will enhance ties and promote tolerance. Phillips says the president mustn't shy away from confronting the Saudis on their climate of radicalization. "But some countries of the region, where the media has served to aggravate tensions, oppose this budding rapprochement", al-Sadr said, noting "the only victims of these [sectarian] tensions are the ... Read More »

Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said on Tuesday that Trump did not jeopardize intelligence assets by discussing the information with Russian officials, adding that Trump didn't know where the intelligence came from. The revelation dealt a potential blow to intelligence relationships based on trust that secrets will be kept. Of course, without any pre-thought or advice, Trump may not have known Russian Federation was in a close relationship with Iran, Israel's major enemy. Read More »

Connelly: Murray, Cantwell hail 'stature' of Mueller as Trump-Russia counsel


He said, "I'm anxious with all special counsels because there's no control over them and they can abuse their power". In his new role as special counsel, Director Mueller will have wide latitude to take the investigation wherever he thinks it should go and can use the full range of Justice Department investigative tools, said Jack Sharman, an attorney who served as special counsel during a probe into the Whitewater real-estate investments of President Bill Clinton in 1995. Read More »

Oops! Bella Hadid suffers wardrobe malfunction at Cannes


In an Instagram post ahead of the event, she called the Cannes red carpet her "favorite". She later described the red dress, which hung precariously on her slim figure and left nearly nothing to the imagination, as a "big risk", according to the Telegraph. Read More »

Mueller to probe Trump Russia

That includes any links between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation, as well as "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation", according to the letter appointing him. I have made no such determination. Former Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement on Wednesday that "as long as his character is appropriately defined and he is properly resourced, this is a good move". Read More »

Democrats seek impeachment of President Donald Trump

No politician in history. has been treated worse or more unfairly. "I hope you can let this go", the president told Comey, according to the memo. "It was tenuous when they got through their so-called health care bill in the House. Sen. Angus King (I-ME), who caucuses with Democrats, was asked by Wolf Blitzer on CNN whether we're moving closer to an impeachment. Mr Ryan also implied that Mr Comey had questions to answer over why he had delayed informing authorities about his concerns ... Read More »