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Life&Culture Oscars 2018: The best celebrity reactions to their nominations
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No Martin McDonagh for Best Director . Best Supporting Actor will be a toss-up between Sam Rockwell and Willem Dafoe for " The Florida Project ", and it might go to the latter. As for the acting categories, Gary Oldman may repeat his Globes' win in Best Actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in " Darkest Hour ". Phantom Thread received six nominations including Best Picture , Best Director for Paul Thomas Anderson, Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis and Best Supporting ...

Life&Culture Gold rises to 18-month high as dollar weakens
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Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange settled lower Friday on the heels of conflicting comments from the Trump administration on US dollar policy and technical selling. "We see a host of ongoing financial market drivers keeping the gold market tight", Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. analysts including Daniel Hynes said in a report Thursday.

Life&Culture Here's why James Franco was photoshopped out of the Vanity Fair cover
Author: 0 Here's why James Franco was photoshopped out of the Vanity Fair cover

However, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey took the entire episode in their stride and laughed it out, but not before Twitterati pointed out the photoshop fail. Reese Witherspoon wants everyone to accept her with her three legsOprah Winfrey wants us to acknowledge her third armVanity Fair tried to be amusing too but failed at it pretty miserablyHow can Oprah juggle everything with only two hands? "Well.I guess everybody knows now.I have 3 legs", Witherspoon joked on Twitter .

Life&Culture Justin Timberlake serenades Ellen for her birthday
Author: 0 Justin Timberlake serenades Ellen for her birthday

Justin and the Tennessee Kids, with help from the studio audience, sang "Happy Birthday" to Ellen . DeGeneres declined the offer, but did ask him to send her a secret sign during the performance. The 36-year-old singer and 37-year-old actress were among the stars to wish DeGeneres well on Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show . Bell's gift to DeGeneres was a bit more honest as she presented her with a T-shirt that read, "It took 60 years to look this good".

Life&Culture Trump Denies He Tried to Fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller
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Mueller was appointed to oversee the probe into allegations that the Trump campaign somehow colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election, after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in early May 2017. December 16, 2017 - White House Special Counsel Ty Cobb tells CNN "there is no consideration of firing" Mueller. According to media reports , Mueller wants to interview Trump on his decision to fire national security advisor Michael Flynn and Federal Bureau of ...

Author: 0 The 1st Grammy Awards — AP Was There

Beyond the night's headlining names, there's the distinct chance that history will be made at this year's awards. Kesha returned to music past year without Dr. Nominees: " Despacito ", Ramon Ayala Rodriguez, Justin Bieber , Jason Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi and Marty James Garton Jr. Some posit that the Academy will honor his "4:44" as a mea culpa (as if it were needed) for choosing Adele over his wife, Beyonce , last year, but Mars in the general category and Lamar in rap ...

Life&Culture Logan Paul Returns To YouTube
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It begins not with Paul's voice, but that of Kevin Hines , a suicide activist and survivor, talking about how he survived jumping over the Golden Gate Bridge at 19. The video had over 400,000 views as of Wednesday evening and has received mixed reactions on social media. YouTube has announced an additional $5 million investment into its Creators for Change program, a collection of 39 YouTubers from around the world that discuss and promote important everyday issues.

Life&Culture Princess Eugenie in United Kingdom engaged; daughter of Prince Andrew
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He proposed when they were vacationing in Nicaragua . Despite their long-term relationship, she called the engagement "really surprising", and admitted there were tears involved. Her parents' rocky divorce was heavily publicized and she suffered from scoliosis . She holds a full-time job in the art world. Despite calling Queen Elizabeth "Granny", she's surprisingly normal.

Life&Culture More Women Come Forward Accusing Nelly Of Sexual Assault
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Criminal charges are not being pursued in the case, but NPR has obtained a copy of an amended civil lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of King County, Wash., on January 22. She was disappointed in him and disgusted. " Nelly closed the door, stood in front of it, and dropped his pants", the complaint reads according to The Grio .

Life&Culture Two Suge Knight Former Attorneys Accused Of Attempting to Bribe Witnesses
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Matthew Fletcher , 53, was arrested at the Long Beach courthouse around 2 p.m., according to Sgt. Robert Alexander of the department's Carson Station. The allegations surround Suge's murder case over an incident at Tam's burger joint in Compton. He is charged with murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run and expected to stand trial later this year.

Life&Culture What Trump's Solar Tariffs Mean For Texas
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These were positions that we were recruiting for that we are going to stop". The scary part is he really seems to believe this. Arguing that fewer than 2,000 of the 260,000 solar energy jobs reported in the U.S.in 2016 were related to the manufacturing of solar energy panels, the Massachusetts Democrat cautioned that the new tariffs will raise costs and could and result in the loss of 23,000 industry jobs in 2018 alone.

Life&Culture Interesting details WWE fans need to know about the Royal Rumble
Author: 0 Interesting details WWE fans need to know about the Royal Rumble

The main tweak was simple enough, but added more suspense and scope for surprises: instead of beginning the match with every competitor in the ring at once, wrestlers were assigned numbers "at random" and entered at intervals. After reports surfaced in December that Rousey and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) were close to agreeing to terms on a deal, former UFC titleholder Rousey (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has been rumored to make her debut at Sunday's Royal Rumble pay-per-view event.

Life&Culture Aly Raisman: USA Gymnastics Horror
Author: 0 Aly Raisman: USA Gymnastics Horror "Is Bigger than Larry Nassar"

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina did not hide her disdain for the medical professional gone bad. The announcement comes during the sixth day of Larry Nassar's sentencing trial. "This was not an easy decision for my family, and you should not jump to any conclusions based on our decision - listen to facts", the statement reads.

Life&Culture Pregnant Kylie Jenner 'Is Loving the Time Off' Before Her Baby Arrives
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In other Kylie Jenner news, rumors are swirling in regard to potential relationship drama between the young reality star and her rapper boyfriend, Travis Scott , who has been on the road for much of her pregnancy . The source said that she's "counting down the days" until she can finally hold her baby girl. To see more of Kylie Jenner and her family, including sisters Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe Kardashian, and Kendall Jenner, don't miss new episodes of Keeping Up With the Kardashians ...

Life&Culture Holly Marie Slams The CW's 'Charmed' Reboot: 'You Will Not Fool' Fans
Author: 0 Holly Marie Slams The CW's 'Charmed' Reboot: 'You Will Not Fool' Fans

While Jessica O'Toole and Amy Rardin ( Jane the Virgin ) are on board to write the script, it's still unclear who will be playing the three leading ladies. The new Charmed was to be set in 1976 in order to avoid comparisons to the original, though network executives said the show was not a prequel. "Between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy and maintaining familial bonds, a witch's work is never done", according to THR .

Life&Culture Jimmy Kimmel set to interview Stormy Daniels
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The White House has denied this but mostly declined to engage on the Stormy story. Cohen, a New York-based lawyer, created Essential Consultants LLC on October 17, 2016 to send a $130,000 payment as part of a non-disclosure agreement to Stephanie Clifford's attorney before the presidential election, The Wall Street Journal reported last week .

Life&Culture Peaceful protests in R'sthan on Day 2
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One such fan amongst all was a little girl doing her version of Ghoomar. Despite no-release to limited release in states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Padmaavat's first-day box office collections were somewhere between Rs 15 crore and Rs 20 crore, higher than Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani (2015), starring both Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh , which had opened at Rs 12.8 crore.

Life&Culture Justin Timberlake Debuts Video Collaboration with Chris Stapleton
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The song's underlying message is, "Sometimes the greatest way to say something is to say nothing at all". The singer has already shared the tracks " Filthy ", and " Supplies ". " Say Something " is a more refined Justin Timberlake . "I've never seen that done before". Although, it's not exactly clear what Timberlake is providing commentary on, that's part of the beauty of the song - you can apply a meaning that's empowering to you.

Life&Culture Jake Paul Reacts To Logan's Return To YouTube
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YouTube star Logan Paul is back on YouTube after the entire suicide forest issue . The video published on January 24, has since been viewed more than 12 million times but received more than 300k dislikes. He also talks to a man who survived his own suicide attempt, and promises to donate a million dollars to various suicide prevention organizations. "I know I've made mistakes, I know I've let people down".

Life&Culture Mission Impossible 6: 'Biggest stunt EVER' - Henry Cavill thought he would DIE
Author: 0 Mission Impossible 6: 'Biggest stunt EVER' - Henry Cavill thought he would DIE

The 55-year-old actor snapped a bone last August when he fell while performing a jump between two high-rise buildings in London during shooting for Mission: Impossible 6 and though the injury still isn't fully healed. "That's a wrap. Take me to hospital'". He said: "It's still broken but I'm doing well". 'Production will go on hiatus while Tom makes a full recovery, and the film remains on schedule to open July 27, 2018.

Life&Culture Radio 5 live's Nicky Campbell agrees to pay cut
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But within hours their names and pictures were removed from the story and replaced with Nicky Campbell , whose name had been reported in the Telegraph and was later confirmed on air by Campbell himself. "This is not the gender pay gap that the BBC admits to", Gracie wrote. "The BBC is in a very, very different position from what it was all those years ago when I was, like many other people in the BBC, having money pretty much thrust upon us, because there was loads of money in the BBC...

Life&Culture Casey Affleck won't attend the Oscars
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Actor Casey Affleck , victor of Best Actor for " Manchester by the Sea " poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. CNN asked the Academy about the circumstances surrounding the announcement that Affleck would not be presenting. Last month, the Academy chose to revoke the membership of Harvey Weinstein, marking only the second time it has done such a thing in its history.

Life&Culture David Copperfield denies 'fabricated' sexual assault claim
Author: 0 David Copperfield denies 'fabricated' sexual assault claim

Three years and hundreds of stories reported on a false claim investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where the end result was that the accuser was caught by law enforcement making the same false claim about another man. David Copperfield is the latest celebrity to be accused of sexual misconduct. Copperfield took her clothes off, kissed her, and as he molested her, Lewis blacked out once again.

Life&Culture No pardon for South Africa's Jacob Zuma - Cyril Ramaphosa
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Ramaphosa, now the country's deputy president, has pledged to fight corruption and woo foreign investment. Deputy President Ramaphosa commended Team South Africa for flying the flag with confidence at Davos and called on all South Africans to sustain the positive mood in the country with hard work and partnership that will unite South Africans and improve economic conditions.

Life&Culture Harry Potter cruises are set to begin within the UK
Author: 0 Harry Potter cruises are set to begin within the UK

Some of the other entertainment options for the weekend include a behind-the-scenes look at the new " Harry Potter and The Cursed Child" set to debut on Broadway this spring and performances from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra alongside memorable scenes from the Harry Potter films.