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5 things to know about 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812'

The Josh Groban-led Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 was nominated for a leading 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical , in NY on Tuesday. "It's ...


Gunman Shoots Up San Diego Birthday Pool Party

He wrote on his Instagram account: "Tears can't express the pain and shock". Her mother, Michelle Fuget, wrote on the GoFundMe website that her daughter was...


Trump hints he may end daily White House press briefings

Mike Huckabee a tryout with an eye toward possibly replacing Spicer with her. - As commentators on cable TV called President Trump firing Federal Bureau of In...


Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta hit by fastball

Paul Goldschmidt did get the team a run closer in the eighth, with his eighth homer of the year, and Ahmed had his first multi-homer game, going deep with one ...


Portugal win Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine and Russian Federation have publicly sparred over the win since. Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favorite going into the fina...


Melissa McCarthy Spotted Speeding Through NYC On Spicey's Podium

Spicer has been a frequent target of McCarthy, who has mocked him in the past in skits where she fires a water gun at the press corps and uses a lectern to ram ...


Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky's romance 'confirmed' via Kim Kardashian's picture

Rocking bangs and a trendy top knot, Rihanna's beauty look was equally fierce. The theme of the evening was Comme Des Garçons, the fashion label famous for th...


'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' rockets to No

Box office figures for Marvel Studios' " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ", have gone into orbit, bringing in an estimated $145 million this weekend. "As we op...


Harry Styles performs first solo gig

Tickets are available now. Tickets were priced at just $12 (£10), were only available from the venue's box office, and limited to one ticket per person. "I co...


Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (12A)

There are a lot of new outlaws who appear in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , and chief among the newcomers is Taserface, a goofball badass played by ...


Conservative councillor suspended over racist Eurovision tweet

Councillor Andrew Mobbs, leader of Warwick District Council, said: " I am appalled and horrified at the comments made, and this morning we suspended councillor ...


No 'clean slate' between the USA and Russia, Tillerson says

Although Tillerson said he is "committed" to improving relations - which have been especially tense since 2012 thanks to differences over Syria and, later, Russ...


'Garden Spicer' sign lets you put Sean Spicer cutout in your garden

In Thursday's White House daily briefing, Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held her own in another pitch-hit appearance for Sean Spicer , tussli...


Kawhi Leonard (ankle) expected to play Game 1 for Spurs

Golden State had a record-setting 73 wins in their 15-16 season, as they clinched the West, and won 67 games in their 16-17 campaign. It can be argued where ...


Happy Mother's Day! The cruel history of an innocent holiday

It happened a few years after Dad died and Mom lived alone in Crosby. She was tough and always pushed me to take the next step toward independence. She lived wi...


'2 Broke Girls' Canceled By CBS After 6 Seasons

With five WBTV comedy shows receiving green lights at CBS, it quickly became clear that 2 Broke Girls might bite the dust. Television-produced multicamera com...


Alex Ovechkin confirms his postseason injuries and describes the toll they took

Alex Burrows was there to to put a loose puck in the net when Fleury looked like he had it covered, but the NHL's situation room ruled the whistle had been blow...


Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of their talks

Comey was sacked. The resulting chaos has antagonized some moderate Republicans, who had hoped to move on from the cycles of controversy that have marked the ...


Bill Shine leaves role as co-president of Fox News

Jay Wallace will do the same thing on the news side as president of news. The Murdochs quietly have put out external feelers for a new head of the Fox News e...


Trump say it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , a central figure in the ongoing controversy over the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey, agreed Friday to brief...


WGA TV Writers Agree Deal with Hollywood Studio & TV Networks

While admitting that they didn't get everything they wanted, with the admitted gains over payment for shorter seasons of TV - something that is becoming more ...


Emma Watson conferred first ever 'genderless' award

In accepting her gilded popcorn trophy from " Billions " actor Asia Kate Dillon, who identifies as gender non-binary, Watson acknowledged the historic nature of...


Sean Spicer under fire during crucial week for Trump

Each time , Spicer refused to answer. Spicer is not scheduled to address reporters at all for the remainder of the week. On Tuesday, Deputy White House pre...


Where is White House aide Sean Spicer?

Friday morning, President Trump tweeted, " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Sarah...


Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

This year the Eurovision Song Contest's organisers picked diversity as the idea they wanted to see expressed in performances. The win is the first for the cou...


Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a 'dirty player'

After the Warriors star shared his take on Olynyk - calling him "a dirty player" on his Dray Day podcast - the Celtics coach reportedly backed up the Bost...


Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC

Since the show's last visit, the number of women who have hosted more than five times has almost tripled thanks to the inclusion of Melissa McCarthy, Tina Fey...


Giroud brace helps Arsenal maintain pressure

Stoke began to see more of possession but were unable to test Petr Cech on his 400th Premier League appearance and were dealt a blow three minutes before t...


Trump warns Comey about leaking to media

In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump discussed his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. The Presidential Records Act of 1978-passed in the wake...


Melissa McCarthy Rides Through New York as Spicer

McCarthy will be hosting SNL on May 13, and the episode will be broadcast live. Now, McCarthy returns to her " SNL " lectern at a time when Spicer appears t...


Sinclair Broadcast to Acquire Tribune Media for $3.9 billion

Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to an agreement to buy rival TV station operator Tribune Media. The addition of Tribune's 42 ...


Trump Suggests Canceling Daily Briefing, Doing Press Conferences Himself Every Two Weeks

Trump said that one possible alternative to briefings would be, "We do it through a piece of paper with a perfectly accurate, attractive answer". "But I don't t...


ABC officially gets American Idol, chides Fox for canceling

More details, including when the new season will premiere on ABC or who the judges could be, have yet to be announced. What was thought to be the final epis...


Brother and sister from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Drawn to sing 14th of the 26 songs, Firebrace produced his best overall performance. Italy had a standout performance earlier in the night, as singer Francesc...


Portugal jubilant after singer's Eurovision victory

But the sweet intentions were soured this year when Russia's participation was scuppered by host Ukraine over the nations' diplomatic and military conflict. Sam...