Culture

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:49

The push to take down the monuments has gained momentum since Dylann Roof, an avowed white supremacist, opened fire in a historically black church in Charleston, S.C.in 2015 and killed nine churchgoers. The Battle of Liberty Place monument on Iberville Street, was erected in 1891 (originally on Canal Street) in honor of the Battle of Liberty Place, an 1874 insurrection of the Crescent City White League, a group of all white, mostly Confederate veterans, who battled against the City's racially ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:19

Making light of the matter at a news conference in the Russian city of Sochi, Putin said Russia was ready to hand a transcript of the meeting to USA lawmakers if that would help reassure them. He stepped down in 2013, concluding a 12-year tenure in which he oversaw the transformation of the FBI from a law enforcement agency focused primarily on criminal investigation to a national security service dedicated to preventing terrorism and crime.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:24

The sketch comes after McCarthy was spotted on the streets of New York City on Spicer's mobile press podium. Spicey proceeds to beat up on journalist Glenn Thrush, accidentally give out more personal information on live TV, and use his trusted visual tools to explain the Comey firing.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:19

Rival events in the environment of the film and television industry (for example, a proposed Cannes TV Festival in 2018 and more tolerant selection criteria at other global Film Festivals, such as at SxSW in the US) have prompted the Cannes Film Festival to sever its stone wall resistance to television drama series.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:10

Mark Tyson said he and his wife Robin were huddled behind a living room chair as the storm hit Tuesday evening when an entire wall of their mobile home suddenly came flying at them. "Again, because we're just not used to that kind of thing", he said. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said all of the residents of that park have now been accounted for.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:36

According to the New York Times , Trump told Comey, "I hope you can let this go". A veteran GOP lawmaker said Wednesday that if questions over President Trump's alleged improper influence on an FBI investigation come down to Trump's word versus that of former FBI director James Comey , that he would be inclined to believe Comey.

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:29

Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacted to recent reports about President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation, saying it's important to gather the facts and not rush to judgment. In the memo, which was shared with top Federal Bureau of Investigation associates, Comey wrote that Trump said, "I hope you can let this go", in relation to the probe.

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:09

Washington ( CNN ) - Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a stern warning Sunday about the state of the U.S. government after President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last week, saying he thinks USA institutions are "under assault".

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:56

It was impossible to miss the 20-year-old's underwear when her dramatic down came apart at the front. The 20-year-old USA star, who last year caused a stir when she arrived at the festival in a precariously-designed red dress she later described as a "big risk", appeared to be following suit in her nude number on Wednesday evening.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:41

The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause of death, and requested privacy. Cornell was best known for fronting Seattle grunge band Soundgarden from 1984 to 1997 and again from 2010 to the present day.

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:42

Once CBS announced that they had picked up Moynihan's sitcom "Me Myself & I", it seemed obvious that Moynihan would be saying goodbye to live Saturday nights on NBC. Bobby is famous for his many recurring characters, including Drunk Uncle , secondhand reporter Anthony Crispino , Chris Christie, Guy Fieri, and Snooki .

by | May 18, 2017 | 12:27

Most revealing of all, however, are Martin's final comments. "What we do have here is an order for four - now five - pilot scripts". He said he's not going to reveal the name of the writer just yet but reassured fans that "hes a great guy and a fine writer" and said that "I don't know anyone who knows and loves Westeros as well as he does".

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:34

The Post initially described the scenario as Spicer standing "in the bushes" but later issued a clarification stating he was "among the bushes". The scene where McCarthy as Spicer was hiding in the bushes while his deputy appeared to be taking over and another scene where Baldwin and McCarthy play off each other as Spicer tries to save his job are hilarious but telling.

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:44

She was known as Bradley Manning before transitioning in prison. She served almost seven years of her 35-year sentence at the military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Many critics of Chelsea Manning accuse the transgender army private for putting lives of us military personnel and operations at risk. Manning was court-martialed and sentenced in 2013 to 35 years in prison although she didn't believe that releasing the information would harm the US, since no document was ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 11:49

Eric Dier acknowledged Tottenham's hopes of Premier League glory are all but over after they went down 1-0 at West Ham . As they had done for most of the game, the Hammers nullified every attempt by Tottenham to breach their defence after that, and could have won by a bigger margin had they been more clinical.

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:52

Which brings us to Alien: Covenant, the latest installment in the vaunted deep-space horror saga that was born with 1979's Alien , mutated into several follow-ups in the '80s and '90s, and has now morphed into a subspecies of prequels that kicked off with 2012's Prometheus .

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:15

Indian television has lost a wonderful soul today, Reema Lagoo . She was one of the most endearing mothers to grace the big screen and in fact it was her honesty in portraying the role that used to come across on the big screen that made her one of the most loved character actor on the big screen.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:45

This year, the studio unveils Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 , which had no trouble surpassing its predecessor Guardians of the Galaxy ($94.3 million) with an opening weekend haul of $145 million. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has barely settled in for a nice, long run in movie theaters, and we're already looking forward to Vol. 3 . Did U go see anything at the box office this weekend??? It should be another profitable hit for the media company's film studio, which is coming off a string ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 10:49

His in-audience rendition of the Carpool Karaoke segment was a surefire victor. The Grammys will return to New York City for the first time since 2003 next year, with the ceremony set to take place at Madison Square Garden. I think nerves are good. And with no further details to explore, I guess I'll just have to keep my fingers crossed in hopes of a Grammy Carpool Karaoke reboot.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:05

It appears that no deadline has been set for Mayweather to come to an agreement. "I'm not here to throw anybody under the bus [and] I can't sit here and say that they are waiting on us". He wants one of those fights to be Floyd, if possible", he continued. "MMA has the rudest, most negative, dumbest, ignorant fans in the world-but it also has the most passionate fans in the world", he continued.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:44

During a Friday morning tweetstorm, the president appeared to imply that there are tapes of his private conversations with Comey , who Trump fired earlier this week. Trump's firing of Comey already has left him with the distinction of being the first president since Nixon to fire a law enforcement official overseeing an investigation tied to the White House.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:26

In addition, the network has titled its new Tracy Morgan comedy The Last O.G., and has added comedians Cedric The Entertainer , Taylor Mosby and Dante Hoagland as series regulars. "It's is a distinct possibility that the show may evolve, but that's going to come from Conan as more of these things take shape". Conan has the youngest audience of any late-night series and has an equally impressive digital presence with more than 3.4 billion video views.

by | May 18, 2017 | 09:44

Pressure built on U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday as lawmakers intensified probes into his ouster of the FBI chief and possible collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation, more fellow Republicans called for an independent investigation and one even mentioned impeachment.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:52

Fallon claimed that his intentions were good with the Trump interview, and specifically, with the controversial hair-ruffle. Beaten: Fallon has lost his ratings lead over the more politicized Stephen Colbert by more than a million viewers, on average.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:53

Hamparian went on the explain that the crowd of Erdogan supporters bear as many people as they could and that many were bloodied and had to be taken to the hospital. According to a report by The Washington Post , the D.C. police are now working with the State Department and the Secret Service to identify all of the individuals who were involved in the incident.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:12

The couple's valuation was given a big boost last week (ends12May17) after the hip-hop icon, real name Shawn Carter, inked a lucrative new touring deal with Live Nation bosses. Happy family: The wealthy couple have one daughter, Blue Ivy , 5, and have twins on the way. 'For the next ten years, we will continue redefining the live event landscape, ' he continued.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:45

But, as Seth Meyers reminded us last night, this was just the latest astronomically bad day for the White House after more than a week of non-stop chaos. The Illinois senator said he wants to see Comey's memos and hear his testimony in public. House Republicans, including Georgia's Barry Loudermilk , are calling on him to do so.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:12

The White House made another pivot after Trump disclosed information about an Islamic State terror threat in his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Kislyak. "At no time, at no time, where intelligent sources or methods discussed". After he spoke with the Russians, Trump was informed that he had broken protocol and White House officials placed calls to the National Security Agency and the CIA looking to minimize any damage.

by | May 18, 2017 | 08:11

Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. The Yankees have now retired every single single-digit number. Don Mattingly, who was captain of the Yankees before Jeter, spoke on the huge video board in center field and congratulated Jeter. In a post-ceremony news conference, Jeter would not go into any detail about his interest in the Marlins.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:00

The Penguins as a team are looking far worse than he is though. Pittsburgh's offense is a quick strike, counteroffensive team that likes turning mistakes into odd man rushes and their speed makes those counters lethal. There's not much a goalie can do against 2-on-1s and breakaways. Pittsburgh had trouble executing even the simplest of plays. It's no stretch to say that the victor of Wednesday's Game 7 (7:30 p.m.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:38

At the start of the season, thousands of singers will audition for one of 18 spots in three bands. If we are being bluntly honest, probably not (when was the last time the victor of The Voiceor American Idol did something you remember?) but you can bet a Tiger Beat Nick Carter centerfold that this show will be worth watching for every single second.

by | May 18, 2017 | 06:17

The Force Unleashed, Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars Battlefront, and if you're feeling nostalgic, The Lego Star Wars series are all fan favorites among the Star Wars fandoms. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is now in the top spot, with Rogue One (which was only released in December 2016) coming in at second place.

by | May 18, 2017 | 07:05

In that motion, Mathers' attorney argued that the person in the photo is too far away to be recognizable "and the victim, her features can not be identified". A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for May 24. Judge Gustavo Sztraicher said the law was valid and allowed the case to proceed. Attorney Dana Cole said the victim can not be easily identified because the photo was shot from far away.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:22

AJ Styles then emerged and Owens promised to beat him at Backlash. In the important 18-49 demo, it was fourth, trailing the National Basketball Association game, draft lottery, and SportsCenter, which directly followed the game. What are Styles odds according to you? Owens said that Styles would lose tonight and Sunday he would lose to him. Plus, at Backlash on Sunday, there will be a tag team match with Naomi, Becky Lynch and Charlotte facing Natalya, Carmella and Tamina.

by | May 18, 2017 | 05:01

Tabloids, please take your strip club shaming somewhere else. The actress was in town shooting a new spy film called Red Sparrow . According to an insider, the Hunger Games star - whose private, X-rated images were stolen by internet hackers in 2014 - arrived at the club around 11 p.m.