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Life&Culture Chuck Berry's family will release new music 'in the coming days'
Author: 0 Chuck Berry's family will release new music 'in the coming days'

With Chuck Berry's biggest fans mourning his tragic death over the weekend, the musician's family is breaking their silence and shedding light on his final album release. He surged to prominence in the 1950s with his first hit "Maybellene " and other songs like "Johnny B Goode ", " Roll Over Beethoven " and "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man ".

Life&Culture One Reason Health Care Vote Is So Tricky: Everything Involved Is Unpopular
Author: 0 One Reason Health Care Vote Is So Tricky: Everything Involved Is Unpopular

The question - "There is a Republican health care plan to replace Obamacare, known as the American Health Care Act ". And while Trump's approval ratings are bad, 45 percent of people say he is right to support some form of repeal. A large majority of all voters polled in the Quinnipiac survey, 74 percent, said they opposed cutting federal funding for Medicaid, while just 22 percent favored such cuts.

Life&Culture New 'Justice League' Trailer Brings the Superhero Team Together
Author: 0 New 'Justice League' Trailer Brings the Superhero Team Together

Usually we've got a rule about posting teasers for trailers , which are already glorified teasers for movies to come but with a two minute running time attached to them. At the very least, there are quick first glimpses of J.K. Simmons' Jim Gordon, and Amber Heard's Mera, who'll be a major player in James Wan's Aquaman.

Life&Culture Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

Police detained several people for questioning, but ABC News reports police aren't confirming if those detained are suspects. Bellagio is a casino, resort, luxury hotel and resort on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The witness, Twitter user Kir_Kamil, said the person in the pig mask tried to flee but was arrested. Some witnesses said they saw a man armed with a gun near the Rolex watch shop.

Life&Culture 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford
Author: 0 'I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford

The actor and long-time pilot tells the tower man by way of explanation that he was distracted by the airliner turning to hold short of the runway and by the turbulence from an Airbus that just landed. As he fumbles about getting the information, the the air traffic controller says: 'It's no big deal'. The incident is under investigation, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

Life&Culture What if the Negotiator-in-Chief Can't Get Healthcare Passed?
Author: 0 What if the Negotiator-in-Chief Can't Get Healthcare Passed?

He quickly corrected his error and said "tax reform" before briefly dissembling for a bit as he regained his footing. I think if you think about it legislatively. Paul Manafort helped Donald Trump secure the Republican presidential nomination but the White House insists he is just some "gentlemen who was employed by someone for five months ".

Life&Culture Should 18 years be the limit for Supreme Court justices?
Author: 0 Should 18 years be the limit for Supreme Court justices?

Judge Gorsuch has been labeled an "originalist" in his approach to the Constitution - a judicial philosophy that says the founding document should imbued with the meaning intended by those who wrote it. Senate Democratic Leader Schumer made it clear where this is going. Udall, a former New Mexico attorney general, said controversies swirling around President Donald Trump factored into his decision to oppose Gorsuch, a Westerner who has drawn generally strong reviews for his intellect and ...

Life&Culture Michael Keane: 'I've proved Manchester United wrong'
Author: 0 Michael Keane: 'I've proved Manchester United wrong'

The Burnley defender was handed his senior Three Lions bow against Germany, starting alongside Gary Cahill and Chris Smalling at the back, but it was a bittersweet experience as they fell to a 1-0 defeat in Dortmund. Manchester City have been monitoring things, while former club United, who have a sell-on clause could do a "Pogba" and bring the academy graduate back to Old Trafford.

Life&Culture Spider-Man: Homecoming gets two new posters
Author: 0 Spider-Man: Homecoming gets two new posters

Homecoming poster released earlier today is a work of genius, firmly establishing Tom Holland's Spidey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with humor, poise and subtly. (You'll remember that per most Spider-Man origin stories, Peter designed his own web-shooters that impressed Tony Stark in Civil War ). Now, Sony Pictures UK have released an accompanying poster that, sadly, is a little more conventional.

Author: 0 Check out three new Justice League teasers before the official trailer debut

Snyder directed from Terrio's screenplay, which introduced Gadot as Wonder Woman, Momoa as Aquaman, and Miller as The Flash. But the highlight has to be his sparks of electricity as he races off into a run. While Aquaman no doubt has an insane edge as the new King of Atlantis now, The Flash still seems to hold the key to true amusing and comedy in the league.

Life&Culture London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed
Author: 0 London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

Khalid Masood , 52, was born in the United Kingdom and had a criminal record, but wasn't previously suspected as a terrorist, authorities said. Massod was last convicted in 2003 for possession of a knife, and was not the subject of any current investigations, Scotland Yard said .

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Author: 0 "Beauty and the Beast" recaptures magic of original

The new songs make sense within the narrative, but for a purist (or anyone who loves the Broadway soundtrack) they can be jarring. And it's a film that lives up to the hype. From Belle (Emma Watson)'s energetic walk through the village to Gaston's amusing narcissistic ode, from the show-stopping dinner table theatrics to the moving ballads of love, all the musical sequences audiences have associated and loved with the feature are included, and performed with grandiose, gusto and grace.

Life&Culture Elizabeth Banks wants Power Rangers 2
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The film's director , Dean Israelite , has opened up about the landmark storyline and said that he hopes it helps young fans of the series realise that being different is "OK". Then there are the extraterrestrials: Pitch Perfect's Elizabeth Banks camps it up as villain Rita Repulsa and Bryan Cranston's gruff baritone is put to good use as disembodied Rangers mentor Zordon .

Life&Culture Jake Gyllenhaal put an end to 'punishing' film preparation
Author: 0 Jake Gyllenhaal put an end to 'punishing' film preparation

In the same interview Gyllenhaal went on to gush about Reynolds saying: 'We're performers and it does happen but it's rare you meet someone who's just like you. Gyllenhaal was equally complimentary, saying Reynolds' role previous year as a foul-mouthed superhero is exactly what he strives for - a performance so authentic that it would be almost impossible for another actor to duplicate.

Life&Culture 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 24 Premiere Scores, Highlights, & 'DWTS' Voting
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And former Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan was told that the only good thing about his performance was the judges knowing they didn't "have to watch it again". Kym Herjavec and Mr. T were also pretty lackluster, as their score or 20 reflected, though he had a great attitude that made the judges love him anyway (and it's not like anyone was expecting him to be a ballroom expert).

Life&Culture Sesame Street's new muppet Julia aims to reduce autism stigma
Author: 0 Sesame Street's new muppet Julia aims to reduce autism stigma

Ferraro said in Julia's debut episode she will demonstrate common characteristics of children with autism and the characters in the show will try to create a game which makes Julia feel comfortable enough to join in. -The Muppet gang will welcome a new pal named Julia to TV's friendliest street next month. It's because of the talents and dedication of those behind the scenes that we have characters like Elmo and Abby, who so many know and love.

Life&Culture Beauty and the Beast Could Get Spin-Off or Prequel But No Sequel
Author: 0 Beauty and the Beast Could Get Spin-Off or Prequel But No Sequel

Lefou is the forthcoming sidekick of Gaston in the cartoon film and in the current live action movie. Malaysian cinemas initially wanted to censor the homosexual content from the film before releasing it to local cinemas. But it appeared the bulk of audiences didn't object to the reveal because of the success the film had in the box office. Antigay forces in Malaysia, Singapore, Russia and some parts of the USA have also complained about the film , as PinkNews reported.

Life&Culture Jenny Slate Reveals How She Coped With Chris Evans Break Up
Author: 0 Jenny Slate Reveals How She Coped With Chris Evans Break Up

When Chris Evans first expressed interest in Jenny Slate , the actress didn't think she fit the mold. According to her Chris is a very famous person unlike her whom she considers as an ordinary person. He's a lovely person. During a recent interview with Vulture , the actress dished on their breakup and how they realised they were just "really, really different" in the end.

Life&Culture Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'
Author: 0 Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'

The LA 2024 committee later issued a statement saying their bid represents "the right city at this critical time". It's 2024 or nothing, that's the message from Paris Olympic bid officials who, on Tuesday, ruled out hosting the 2028 Games.

Life&Culture Trump Jr. slams London mayor after attack
Author: 0 Trump Jr. slams London mayor after attack

A vehicle then plouged into a crowd of people on Westminster bridge, killing one woman and injuring at least 10. Another person was stabbed near an entrance to Parliament, and the assailant was shot by police. Police are treating it as a terror incident "until we know otherwise", they say in a statement . Others on Twitter pointed Trump Jr to Khan's actual response to the attack on Wednesday, in which he said: "Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism".

Life&Culture Labrador retrievers rank as the most popular breed in the US
Author: 0 Labrador retrievers rank as the most popular breed in the US

The American Kennel Club was founded in 1884 in NY and has 189 dog breeds registered. One of them may be your next best friend. "You never hear about a lab getting into a dog fight". The Boxer breed makes the list as No. 10. The top six breeds remained the same as in 2015. The AKC said the Rottweiler, which came in eighth, has been slowly climbing the ranks in the last decade.

Life&Culture Penelope Cruz to Play Donatella Versace in 'American Crime Story' Season 3
Author: 0 Penelope Cruz to Play Donatella Versace in 'American Crime Story' Season 3

Latest casting news from the " American Crime Story " franchise: Oscar victor Penélope Cruz will play Donatella Versace, sister of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace. Versace , which will be based on Vulgar Favors , a book by Maureen Orth , is set to debut some time in 2018. The exponentially expanding array of prestige anthology television from Ryan Murphy is already deep into far-ahead plans, judging by the latest cast acquisition.

Life&Culture Kim Kardashian West 'mentally prepped' for rape during heist in Paris
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West 'mentally prepped' for rape during heist in Paris

The robbers then dragged her out to the hallway at the top of the stairs and that's when Kardashian West said she realized they were armed. "It'll scare them if they start seeing more security". They can't understand, but please tell them. "I was Snapchatting that I was home and that everyone was going out", Kim continues. The reality star accepted that she was afraid and had "mentally prepped" herself that they will rape her.

Life&Culture Talking About Trump 'Like '30s Germany' Actor Tim Allen Says
Author: 0 Talking About Trump 'Like '30s Germany' Actor Tim Allen Says

Allen, who's previously spoken out about Hollywood being "hypocritical", told Megyn Kelly on Fox News past year that he finds it "odd" that Hollywood didn't like Trump because he was a bully. Allen also told Kimmel that he went to Trump's inauguration, speaking glowingly of the swearing-in that a number of other celebrities boycotted .

Life&Culture Dame Vera Lynn's centenary marked with Bluebirds over White Cliffs of Dover
Author: 0 Dame Vera Lynn's centenary marked with Bluebirds over White Cliffs of Dover

Talking about her work to entertain the troops and boost morale, she said: "It was wonderful to be able to do something in those times" and she added: "I'm glad it helped them to hold on to home". She told the students: "I have very happy memories of my days at Brampton Park school and I do hope that you're happy there now". She also performed on the radio and television during the war and was awarded the title The Forces' Sweetheart in 1939.

Life&Culture 'Sesame Street' introduces first character with autism on '60 Minutes'
Author: 0 'Sesame Street' introduces first character with autism on '60 Minutes'

Julia is hesitant to shake Big Bird's hand when they meet, and Big Bird thinks she doesn't like him - Elmo then explains to Big Bird that Julia has autism, and " sometimes it takes her a little longer to do things". Big Bird told Stahl he had initially been perturbed by Julia's lack of response. The character made her debut on a clip on 60 Minutes , a news magazine show on CBS News .

Life&Culture Audra McDonald missed out on Beauty and the Beast Broadway musical
Author: 0 Audra McDonald missed out on Beauty and the Beast Broadway musical

Beauty's opening weekend success was evident early on when it logged a $64.1 million opening day. In the UK, Beauty And The Beast had the biggest opening ever for a musical, moving ahead of Universal's Les Miserables. Fourth belongs to Universal's Get out, which brought in an estimated $13.2 million. They're now developing movies based on Dumbo , Mulan and Aladdin .

Life&Culture 'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
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This will make Beauty And The Beast's opening weekend either the sixth or seventh all-time most successful, depending on whether or not it will surpass Iron Man 3's figure of $174.1 million. The film, which stars Emma Watson as Belle, is another blockbuster hit for Disney's live action reboots of animated films. The record haul is good news for Disney since the movie had a steep $ 160 million production budget.

Life&Culture Chuck Berry dies, Twitter cries 'Hail, hail rock 'n' roll'
Author: 0 Chuck Berry dies, Twitter cries 'Hail, hail rock 'n' roll'

Clinton claimed that Berry made the hearts of Americans more joyful and that he was a pioneer as he changed the history and culture of the country forever. "Goode forever." wrote writer Stephen King , on Twitter. Sure, Elvis Presley was the genre's first star, but even he acknowledged, "I just wish I could express my feelings the way Chuck Berry does".

Life&Culture When Ivanka Met Angela: White House Seating Plan Triggers Twitterati Meltdown
Author: 0 When Ivanka Met Angela: White House Seating Plan Triggers Twitterati Meltdown

Trump shares a different opinion when it comes to immigrants and past year, during his presidential campaign, the US President had taken pot shots at Merkel of allowing refugees from Syria to take shelter in Germany. Merkel, whose visit with her new USA counterpart was marked by cool distance in their public appearances, was left to explain that trade negotiations are the province of the European Union, not her government, and that there are no such German interlocutors.

Life&Culture Jesy Nelson uploads photo of her and Chris Clark SNOGGING
Author: 0 Jesy Nelson uploads photo of her and Chris Clark SNOGGING

Chris first joined "TOWIE" a year ago, alongside his brother, Jon Clark, who previously made a name for himself among reality TV fans on the first series of "Love Island" on ITV2. The snap, shared with Jesy's 2.6 million Instagram fans sees her sat on top of her new beau's lap. Knowing that her post will stir up rumors about a feud and a Little Mix split, Perrie Edwards actually explained the reason in her caption as of why she cropped Jesy Nelson out.

Life&Culture Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYC
Author: 0 Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYC

As was expected, this remake made some changes and additions to the original story. Introducing us to Belle (Emma Watson), we follow her life in her small French village until it's nearly unbearable, by which point the actual conflict involving her father ( Kevin Kline ) and the titular Beast ( Dan Stevens ) comes into play.