Friday, 19 January 2018
Latest news
Home » Culture

Culture

Harry Reid: Donald Trump should receive 'fake' intelligence briefings

He's proven that time after time". He added: "So, he could have intelligence briefings, but I hope they're fake". "It's obvious he doesn't know what he's talking about". "In the depths of the financial recession in 2008", she says, "I got a call at home in the evening". "A lot of people who were running the DNC were not fans of Bernie". Read More »

Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years

perth_map

In a May 2006 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Blige expressed her devotion to Isaacs but did acknowledged that marriage is a struggle. Blige has asked the judge to block Isaacs from receiving spousal support. "You're attractive, Mary .' He was the first man to ever tell me that". I treated him so badly for a while, because I'd never experienced real love before. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan announces three-month state of emergency

Erdogan spoke following a National Security Council and cabinet meeting at the Parliament building in Ankara, which was targeted by bombing during the failed uprising on 15 July. "It was certainly an expression of concern about this group and its presence in Canada, and an invitation for us to work with them on that". A government official told the Reuters news agency that the ban on academics travelling overseas was a temporary measure implemented to stop alleged coup plotters in ... Read More »

Democratic Convention: Barack Obama returns to make case for Hillary Clinton

For Democrats, the night was steeped in symbolism, the passing of the baton from a barrier-breaking president to a candidate trying to make history herself. In excerpts released Wednesday ahead of his speech to the Democratic convention, Obama acknowledged the economic and security anxieties that have helped fuel Trump's rise, but he argued they don't define the country. Read More »

Joe Biden offers fiery rebuke of Donald Trump

Quoting Ernest Hemingway-"the world breaks everyone, and some are made strong at the broken places"-he said others have gone through much more than he has". "How there be pleasure in saying, "You're fired"?" Biden called Trump the least unprepared presidential nominee in the history of the United States. Read More »

Nice assailant reportedly texted for 'more weapons' before truck attack

perth_map

In a statement , it said "the person... carried out the operation in response to calls to target nationals of the coalition which is fighting the Islamic State". Speaking to the Sunday Independent , Michael Smurfit, the honorary consul for Ireland to Monaco, said he felt an atmosphere of eeriness as people tried to come to terms with what had happened. Read More »

Turkey ready to resume pipeline project with Russia

perth_map

This is something that Russian gas firm, Gazprom, is keen to continue. "The agenda has not been discussed yet. but beyond all doubt, there is much to talk about", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters, referring to the planned Putin-Erdogan meeting. Read More »

Emmy Nominations: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Mr. Robot' Lead The Pack

Overall, the fantasy drama series scored 23 nominations . This year's Drama and Comedy Series nominees include first-timers as well as returning programmes to the Emmy competition: "Black-ish" and " Master of None " are new in the Outstanding Comedy Series category, and " Mr. Read More »

Democrats go into full mission mode at convention

perth_map

She put an electrifying cap on the Democratic convention's second night, appearing by video from NY and declaring to cheering delegates, "We just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet". A nominee's spouse always gets some love at a party convention. A strikingly personal speech from former President Bill Clinton that wove together past anecdotes to humanize his polarizing wife Hillary Clinton was met with strong reviews from leading Tennessee Democrats. Read More »

Turkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russian Federation

perth_map

More than 9,000 were soldiers, though 1,200 troops have been released, the government said. Detainees have been denied food, water and medical treatment, and verbally abused and threatened. Last week, Turkey declared a three-month state of emergency, allowing the president and the government to bypass parliament when drafting new laws and to restrict or suspend rights and freedoms. Read More »

Celebs Got Together To Make The 2016 Democratic Anthem No One Needed

perth_map

There's even a surprise cameo from a certain elusive star at the end of the video, because she just had to come out of hiding to voice her support for the presidential nominee. president, has made a habit of walking out to Rachel Platten's Fight Song on the campaign trail, so it was an ideal choice of song to celebrate her nomination on the night. Read More »

Watch the first trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series 'The Get Down'

perth_map

The show also boasts an wonderful crew behind the camera, with Baz Luherman, Catherine Martin , and Nas all executive producing. The first six installments of the 13-episode first season will premiere worldwide on August 12th . But who were these "kids"? Netflix has turned to the past for inspiration for its upcoming series The Get Down . The Get Down will focuses on 1970s NY - broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped, dying. Read More »

Donald Trump will host Reddit AMA during Democratic National Convention

Trump anything . The session will take place just in time for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and will coincide with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden taking the stage. It is important for Trump supporters to understand that it is extremely common for candidates to see a bump in the first round of polling after a national convention. Read More »

Questions Ahead Of President Obama's DNC Speech

The address will bookend Obama's career-launching address to the Democratic convention in 2004, his contentious 2008 primary battle with Clinton and his eight years in the White House. The resentment has only amplified during this year's campaign. Amid his takedowns of Obama's record, Trump has cast darker aspersions about Obama's ties to Islamic terrorism. Read More »

Actress who played TV psychic Miss Cleo dies of cancer at 53

People reported that even though her infomercials were no longer televised, Harris still had callers a few years ago. In 2014, she appeared in a documentary called Hotline , which was about telephone hotlines. While her career as a television psychic ended after the Psychic Readers Network closed up shop, she reamined in the entertainment industry, voicing a character in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City . Read More »

Ed Hartwell Files For Divorce From Keisha Knight Pulliam

perth_map

According to the NFL's website, 38-year-old Hartwell was a linebacker in the National Football League, including four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and two with the Atlanta Falcons. The couple was married just two weeks later. New "Kandidly Keshia " available on play.it/ Keshia . "We did it literally in our living room in our home...." As a result, he filed for divorce in Fulton County, Ga. Read More »

'Bachelorette': Is Jordan too good to be true?

perth_map

Chase's feelings were so raw you could just sense he wasn't buying any of the phony love lines the other two were selling. "[I was] cautious to not make the same mistake that I thought Ben had made with me", Fletcher wrote , adding that it was "so hard" to hold herself back from saying those three little words. Read More »

British success in Tour de France

perth_map

He finished safely at the back of the main pack in the final stage, arm-in-arm with his teammates during the mostly ceremonial leg ending on the cobblestones below the Arc de Triomphe. "We all love the Tour because it is unpredictable but we love the Tour more for what stays the same - the passion from fans, the French countryside and the bond created by sport". Read More »

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Script Breaks Pre-Order Records

perth_map

From left, Diane Longfield, Barb King, and Chris Hall of McNally Robinson Booksellers will host a Harry Potter Party in the Park on July 30. Additionally, customers can still enter the Barnes & Noble exclusive Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints Sweepstakes for a chance to win a set of 7 Harry Potter Limited Edition Cover Prints*. Read More »

Marni Nixon, voice of classic Hollywood songs, dies at 86

perth_map

Her other work includes Gentleman Prefer Blondes , voicing "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" for Marilyn Monroe. "And the fact that a lot of the stars couldn't sing was only a minor inconvenience to the big producers", Nixon told the New York Times in 2007. Read More »

Rob K., Blac Chyna not broken up, despite his Instagram purge

perth_map

They are supposed to be part of a new reality show - go figure - called titled " Rob & Chyna ", scheduled to air on E! Rob's sister and Chyna's one-time BFF Kim Kardashian West told E! There have been reports that the couple also unfollowed each other on Instagram , but have recently followed each other once again as this super random event unfolded. Read More »

Matt Damon on 'gamechanging' Jason Bourne role

perth_map

But that doesn't mean we can't all make time for Jason Bourne . "You wanna know what you need to know before heading to see Jason Bourne? ". Also returning is Julia Stiles who reprises her role as Nicky and is joined by Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel and Tommy Lee Jones. Read More »

The Walking Dead Team Talks Season 7 Premiere: 'It's Very, Very Gruesome'

Show runners released the official trailer at Comic-Con in San Diego Friday. Until then the tease is most definitely on with the release of a new batch of images and a trailer for the upcoming season. Another executive producer, Gale Ann Hurd, is promising a growing world in the show. This gritty drama has roped in thousands of followers and embarking into Season 7 , The Walking Dead is as popular as ever. Read More »

Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall dies

Garry is famous for working in worldwide hit movies and television programs such as " The Odd Couple ", " Happy Days ", and "Mork & Mindy". "Glee" star Lea Michele , took to Twitter with a photo of her with the director with the caption: "So sad to hear about the passing of the incredible Garry Marshall ". Read More »

Stock markets kick off week with losses

perth_map

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77.79 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,493.06. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which has had to defer raising interest rates, will begin its two-day meeting on Tuesday to decide whether the U.S. Read More »

Kim Kardashian's boy utters first word 'dada'

perth_map

So what is Kanye saying to these kids to get them to say the d-word first? Meanwhile, Swift has been keeping a very low-profile as she and her publicity team go into damage control trying to fix the mess that is her image. Looks like it was an important day in the Kardashian-West household on Friday. And dieting helps, too , she said. Also in town celebrating a close friend's bachelorette party, Kardashian West and the large group of girls gathered around as their friend Arianna was ... Read More »

At least 30 arrests at weekend Guns N' Roses show

Guns N' Roses added another new song to their set last night, performing the wistful mid-tempo Chinese Democracy track " Catcher in the Rye " during their second show at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Guns N' Roses are scheduled to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, along with Calvin Harris and LCD Soundsystem. The band will rap the North American leg of their tour at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium on August 22nd, before hitting the road in South America for shows ... Read More »

Warner, Marvel wow Comic-Con with blockbuster previews

With him he brought a new trailer for the film that has a November 4 release date. For a lot of us here at Comic-Con, movies are our life and I can't imagine what it's like to grow up and not see yourself, not see your face up there in the lead characters. Read More »