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Foreign minister: Mexico 'will not accept' new United States immigration proposals

Foreign minister: Mexico 'will not accept' new United States immigration proposals

The shifting USA stance toward immigration enforcement will play a significant part in shaping Mexico's domestic political landscape and will affect future relations between the two countries. As part of an immigration crackdown, Trump, who took office on January 20, ordered a wall built along the U.S. southern border to stop undocumented migrants from entering the United States, a plan that outraged its neighbor. Read More

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Oscars 2017: Who may win, and who missed out

Ultimately, 40 percent of the 800 people surveyed said actually seeing any of the Best Picture nominees had no bearing on their decision to watch the Oscars. Who will win: Mahershala Ali for "Moonlight". There are also plenty of people complaining that La La Land will definitely win, even if that's not what they want. Read More

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To Hold Mardi Gras Celebrations

To Hold Mardi Gras Celebrations

The Hurricane cocktail may or may not have been invented in New Orleans. During Mardi Gras itself, it's a safe bet you'll be able to find a parade hitting the streets either Uptown or in a neighboring suburb around mid-morning. Another one is right around the corner. It's the best app for tracking the parades and more! The three women said they attend the parade each year and love Tybee's "quaint" atmosphere. Read More

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Cress Williams Stars As The DC Superhero In New CW TV Series

Cress Williams Stars As The DC Superhero In New CW TV Series

The high-profile drama is an adaptation on Detective Comics (DC) character. Cress Williams will play the lead role in " Black Lightning ", the latest DC comic hero that is migrating to the small screen. Much like "Superman", Pierce have kept his secret identity for years with no intention of going back playing the superhero. Television-based Berlanti Productions topper Sarah Schechter. Read More

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Oscars 2017: By The Numbers

Oscars 2017: By The Numbers

Jackson, Chris Evans, Dwayne Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Vikander, Brie Larson, Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Felicity Jones, Kate McKinnon, Janelle Monáe, Emma Stone, Charlize Theron, among many others. The film, which stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae, is up for three Oscars including best picture and best adapted screenplay. Read More

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Nicki Minaj Fires Back At Remy Ma, Drags Fat Joe Into Beef

Gucci Mane and Nicki Minaj put their differences aside and reunite on "Make Love", a surprise single which arrived on Thursday night (Feb. 23). Remy Ma has come out swinging in a new diss track targeting Nicki Minaj . "Bitch, I'm "The Greatest" / No Kendrick and no Sia / I'm the iPhone, you the Nokia". She then turns it into a numbers game, hinting at the fact that she has three multi-platinum albums and Remy Ma is just now getting her bars back up. Read More

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'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Victorious at Razzie Awards

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Victorious at Razzie Awards

Man Of Steel star Cavill reprised his role as Superman in the 2016 movie, opposite Affleck as the caped crusader, but the film was a miss with the critics. D'Souza thanked the academy for the prizes, saying in a recorded message that "being dissed by you guys, this is absolutely fantastic". Alerted that he was the recipient of the three awards, D'Souza responded, "The reason you're giving it to me is because you're very upset that [Donald] Trump won". Read More

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Oscar nominated Syrian filmmaker blocked from United States entry

Oscar nominated Syrian filmmaker blocked from United States entry

But Mr Khateeb's hopes were shattered after U.S. officials refused to grant him a passport waiver at the last minute, saying they had found "derogatory information" about the young cinematographer, according to the Guardian . The group also was nominated for last year's Nobel Peace Prize. "Derogatory information" can include anything from suspected terrorist links to more pedestrian passport irregularities. Read More

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Sinead O'Connor regrets saying that Arsenio Hall gave Prince drugs

Although, we have a feeling this apology has something to do with Sinead not wanting to deal with the $5 million libel lawsuit Hall slapped her with. Arsenio Hall: dropping $5m lawsuit against Sinéad O'Connor. "You best get tidying your man cave". The Irish singer told TMZ website that she "has retracted and apologised for statements she made about Arsenio last year". Read More

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Jong Nam killing: Use of VX 'blatant violation' of treaty

A statement from the inspector-general of police on Friday said a preliminary analysis of substances taken from Mr Kim's face identified "VX nerve agent". But Kim also told AP that the weapon only has a short lifespan. Senior police official Abdul Samah Mat, who is handling the investigation, did not specify what authorities found there, but said the items were being tested for traces of any chemicals. Read More

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Priyanka Chopra to attend Oscars awards

Well, she took to Twitter and shared a picture too. "Mick Jagger LA LA Land", Priyanka wrote alongside the image. This will be the second year that Priyanka would be seen at the biggest night of Hollywood. "Change of plans! Oscars here we come". Her dress had become one of the most talked about moments of the Oscars, let see what the star will be wearing this year! The portrayal of her character as Alex Parrish earned her the People's Choice Award for two consecutive times. Read More

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New York Times Hits Back At Trump With Oscars Ad

The New York Times , the Financial Times , The Wall Street Journal and Gannett Co gained online readership during the 2016 presidential election by marketing unbiased reporting. The TV campaign will appear elsewhere on television. During the Times' most recent quarter, the paper added 276,000 digital subscribers and grew digital ad revenue by almost 11 percent, accounting for more than 40 percent of its overall ad revenues. Read More

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A look into the history of the Academy Awards

A look into the history of the Academy Awards

It will grab best picture , best director and all the set design, costume and music awards. British actress Naomie Harris, perhaps best known for Bond, admits she was hesitant to take on the role of the crack addict mum. Who will cause the biggest upset? Last year's ceremony was overshadowed by the #OscarsSoWhite race row. The Oscars have been host to other instances of politics - Marlon Brando sending up Sacheen Littlefeather to reject his Oscar for "The Godfather" and Peter ... Read More

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Mr. Movie review: Are Oscars really that relevant anymore?

Mr. Movie review: Are Oscars really that relevant anymore?

As much as you may admire Gosling and Stone for pulling off some challenging singing-and-dancing duties, they still appear as nothing more than talented amateurs. In the directing category, Mel Gibson's surprise nomination for the critically acclaimed WWII biopic " Hacksaw Ridge " marks his comeback a decade after being ostracized by Hollywood for an anti-Semitic tirade. Read More

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La La Land Has Two Chances for Best Original Song Oscar

La La Land Has Two Chances for Best Original Song Oscar

And if there are upsets in the acting categories, the most likely winners are the iconic Isabelle Huppert for Best Actress , the undeniable Denzel Washington for Best Actor and the rising upstart Dev Patel for Supporting Actor. Though they're certainly not lacking in attention, a number of the Oscar nominees for best picture actually don't get that much attention at the box office. Read More

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Best movies vs. "Best Pictures"

Grammy, Tony, and Emmy award victor Lin Manuel Miranda , whose musical Hamilton dominated last year's Tony Awards, is up for his song "How Far I'll Go" from the Disney animated film Moana . But it's better than half the movies here. Close behind is Indie fave " Moonlight ", with eight noms - a clear threat against Damien Chazelle's celebration of jazz lectures, dancing around all over the place and unhealthy relationships. Read More

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The nine contenders for the best picture Oscar

The nine contenders for the best picture Oscar

Results showed U.S. actors dominated the awards overall, winning more than 50% of all prizes across Oscars and BAFTAs, and actors were more likely to win if they shared social group membership with the judges. "The director tells me, 'OK, Harold get them off!'" Wheeler takes great pride in the fact that he was the first African American conductor to lead the show. Read More

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Watch 'Duvvuda Jagganadham' teaser: Allu Arjun turns sanskaari in this romantic comedy!

Watch 'Duvvuda Jagganadham' teaser: Allu Arjun turns sanskaari in this romantic comedy!

After enquiring a set of active Social Media users, we found out the actual reason for the dislikes to the teaser of " Duvvada Jagannadham ". As the makers had promised, the teaser of this film was released on Mahashivratri. Interestingly, Allu Arjun's Sarrainodu had Rishi Punjabi as the DOP while Ayananka Bose has been roped in for DJ - both notable for their work in Bollywood cinema. Read More

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"La La Land" set for huge Oscar night

Both men are competing to be named best actor at Sunday's Oscars in what award watchers say is the ceremony's biggest cliffhanger after weeks of campaigns and show business accolades. The Oscars were hosted in a variety of venues before landing at the Dolby Theatre. Click through the above photo gallery to find out more about this year's nominees ahead of Oscar night on Sunday. Read More

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Chris Brown's neighbor says she heard the singer abusing Karrueche Tran

Now, Cola is backing up her claims of abuse. The domestic violence restraining order ensures that Brown remains 100 yards away from Tran, her mother, and her brother. She claimed that Brown punched her in the stomach and pushed her down stairs a few years ago. In one of her December 26 posts she was displaying a picture of hers where she was wearing red undies and was sitting cross legged. Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel Live Could End its Run with Season 17

Jimmy Kimmel Live Could End its Run with Season 17

As he follows in the footsteps of high profiled comedians such as Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, Jon Stewart, Billy Crystal and Johnny Carson, Kimmel said he'll bring his own brand of comedy to the Oscar stage on Sunday. "I think that is where the president and first lady will be focused on", he said. If you want to watch the Oscars online, even for free or without cable, you have a few different options. Read More

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Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki comes out of retirement

Studio Ghibli founder Hayao Miyazaki comes out of retirement

Studio Ghibli co-founder and acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki is working on a new feature-length project for the studio a couple of years after announcing his retirement. According to the published Kyodo report , Suzuki said that Miyazaki has come out of retirement and was now doing prep work. In November last year, the Japanese TV documentary The Man Who Is Not Done revealed that Miyazaki had pitched the feature version to Ghibli producers last year. Read More

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The 2017 Academy Awards Cheatsheet 47:07

The 2017 Academy Awards Cheatsheet 47:07

It's less than three days before the 89 Oscars Awards night but a lot of predictions are circulating online as to who will win the major categories. She, Ms Davis and Ms Harris compete against past Oscar victor Nicole Kidman (" Lion ") and Michelle Williams ("Manchester by the Sea"), who has been nominated three other times before this year. Read More

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