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Oscars 2017 Best Picture award announcement gaffe: Donald Trump reacts!

Oscars 2017 Best Picture award announcement gaffe: Donald Trump reacts!

For a show that many deemed within the first three hours as "stagnant" and "too boring", the final category certainly made up for the lack of Awards show drama. In 2012, Trump went so far as to produce a video , "From the Desk of Donald Trump: Oscars' Biggest Losers ", in which he maligned actor Sacha Baron Cohen, speaking at length about wishing that Cohen had been beaten up by a security guard. Read More

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Essential: Kanye West 'Bed Yeezy Season 5' (ft. The-Dream)

Holiday back in 2007. Holiday song which he'd helped to cowrite. Without notice, the 39-year-old updated his SoundCloud on February 28, uploading a song called "Bed Yeezy Season 5". Almost two weeks ago, Kanye West unveiled the fifth season of looks in his critically acclaimed Yeezy line during New York Fashion Week. The version DJDS revamped actually features demo vocals from the-Dream, accompanied by an atmospheric and, well, dreamy sonic backdrop from the production duo. Read More

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Chazelle becomes youngest directing Oscar victor for 'La La Land'

Chazelle becomes youngest directing Oscar victor for 'La La Land'

Despite the low numbers, the telecast will be best remembered for its mistakes: Minutes after " La La Land " was declared Best Picture, announcers declared there had been a mistake made and that " Moonlight " was in reality the victor. filmmakers can turn their cameras to capture shared human qualities and break stereotypes ... they create empathy between us and others, an empathy we need today more than ever". Read More

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Bono and U2 accused of 'stealing' song for Achtung Baby album

Bono and U2 accused of 'stealing' song for Achtung Baby album

A lawsuit has been filed in the Manhattan federal court, as the songwriter and guitarist has accused U2 of taking elements of his song Nae Slappin for their track The Fly . The record was a total departure from the band's prior style - exploring a dark and edgy sound to capture a new audience. The suit alleges: "An ordinary lay observer would reasonably find that the songs are substantially similar and that an infringement has occurred". Read More

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When Yash Chopra told Shah Rukh to turn a lover boy

I don't think I was good enough to play a lover boy. Shah Rukh Khan perceived himself to be "not good looking enough" neither "can act like one" when he was presented with romantic roles. The iconic film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge which was Yash Chopra's production brought about drastic change in Shah Rukh Khan's image who, since then is considered as romantic superstar in Bollywood. Read More

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Star Trek: Discovery: CBS All Access Premiere Delayed 'til Fall

Star Trek: Discovery: CBS All Access Premiere Delayed 'til Fall

That's obviously not very specific, but he notes that the show requires "a lot of post production" and that "it's important to get it right" because " Star Trek is the family jewels". The new " Star Trek " is seen as a big lure for "All Access", a $5.99 a month streaming-video-on-demand service. The upcoming science fiction series will be the first to air on the CBS All Access streaming service. Read More

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Oscars mistake could prove a major blow to PricewaterhouseCoopers' reputation

Oscars mistake could prove a major blow to PricewaterhouseCoopers' reputation

Exactly what happened in the moments leading up to the mistaken announcement was still being sorted out Monday, but pieces of the story began falling into place. Warren Beatty, you had one job. "You guys, I'm sorry, no", he said from the stage. "The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and, when discovered, was immediately corrected", it added. Read More

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Donald Trump plans to skip White House correspondents' dinner

I was told by Virginia Democratic Sen. Now we have Republicans and Democrats calling for a real investigation into the Trump and Flynn Russian connection. "The reality is we don't know whether there were contacts with Trump campaign officials". The White House pushed back against the reports, with Trump's top spokesman telling reporters that "what you guys have done is indefensible and inaccurate". Read More

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Jon Stewart likens Trump to media's ex-boyfriend

And this time he addressed the media after Sean Spicer banned reporters from CNN, The New York Times , Politico , the Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed from a White House briefing. " Ohhh, it's un-American not to like the press ", Stewart started, before looking directly into the camera. Stewart ended his tirade with an attack on the media and its reaction to Trump's brash handling of the relationship. Read More

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Emma Stone reacts to Oscars La La Land Best Picture blunder

Emma Stone reacts to Oscars La La Land Best Picture blunder

The plot thickens in the stunning Oscar finale that saw the Best Film awarded first to La La Land and then, when the producers were already on stage and making their speech, to the real victor Moonlight . "God, I love Moonlight so much". It was moving to see the two powerful actors supporting each other, and the moment was so noteworthy the Academy captured it, as well. Read More

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Dead, Several Injured in Mass Casualty Bus Accident on Highway 58

One person was freed from the wreckage, Sherwin said. There were reports that the charter bus had crossed the highway's center line. The accident happened just after 12 P.M. According to the Los Angeles Times , as first responders waited for helicopters to transport patients, units from Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow as well as the Kern and San Bernardino county fire departments were treating patients at the scene. Read More

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Sunny Pawar Steals the Show on the Oscars Red Carpet!

He also attended the Golden Globes last month where he and "Lion" co-star Dev Patel won over everyone watching . " Sunny Pawar is so frickin' adorable!", wrote one Twitter user. Kimmel, who had parachuted sweets for the Hollywood audience, had them flying down from the ceiling again, especially for Sunny . " Lion " is based on the real-life story of an Indian street kid who is adopted by Australians and later locates his biological mother in Madhya Pradesh. Read More

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Parade float collapses at Rio Carnival leaving several people seriously injured

The top of the Unidos da Tijuca float collapsed. The two-tier float was part of the lineup of the Unidos de Tijuca samba school's parade. "People started screaming, we didn't understand what it was". Firefighters and medical personnel assist people run over by the float at Rio's Carnival on Sunday. Of the 20 people seriously injured, three are still undergoing surgery for fractured legs, cranial trauma, and other sustained injuries. Read More

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Patrick Stewart Announces Retirement From Superhero Franchise

Meanwhile, Sir Patrick's on-screen co-star Hugh - who played Wolverine for the final time in the movie - recently said " Logan " has more depth to it than the earlier films. "I cannot think of anything else coming in my direction that might include Charles Xavier that could be anything better than this movie". "I was very lucky on this film - my first scene was my opening scene in the movie, my last night's work was my last scene". Read More

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Twitter Reacted Angrily to Casey Affleck's Oscar Win

Twitter Reacted Angrily to Casey Affleck's Oscar Win

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) last night awarded Affleck the 2017 Best Actor award for his lead role in Manchester By The Sea . The elder Affleck, 44, has won two Oscars over the course of his career, though neither are for acting. He was announced as the victor of the golden statuette at the ceremony - being held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday night. Read More

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Oscars Fuck Up Best Picture Announcement [UPDATES]

Oscars Fuck Up Best Picture Announcement [UPDATES]

Certainly if there is a prime-mover of the whole debacle, it was that someone (presumably one of the two representatives from the accounting firm who keep the envelopes) handed Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope - the duplicate envelope for Best Actress (there are two sets of envelopes at every Oscars ceremony, just in case). Read More

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Exuma Pigs Found Dead, Tourists May Be to Blame

A group of much-loved pigs at Exuma in the Bahamas are believed to be at threat after seven of them were recently found dead. When fears about the cataclysmic Millennium bug reached a fever pitch in the late 1990s, two farmers, fearing that food supplies would crash along with computers, bought the pigs and raised them on the island. Read More

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Pro-Trump rallies set for Atlanta, nationwide

A number people attended with signs backing the president. In Atlanta, almost 200 people traveled from as far as West Virginia to show solidarity with the federal government, Reuters reported . Several pro-Trump rallies are planned across the nation, including one in Atlanta on Monday. Trump supporters rally in the Southern California city of Brea. Read More

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Oscars criticised for Casey Affleck win and Mel Gibson nomination

Oscars criticised for Casey Affleck win and Mel Gibson nomination

Thank you. And to all the other nominees who did great work, I'm proud to be in your company. Brie Larson , remember, won the award that led her to present this one by playing the victim of sexual violence in Room . This year, all eyes are on Casey Affleck . Whether or not you were surprised by Casey Affleck's Best Actor win last night, there's no denying that there was a mixed reaction to his victory for Manchester By The Sea . Read More

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Man found guilty over £1m Cowell burglary

CCTV showed him callously chatting on his phone and clearing evidence as the 52-year-old dad lay dying, reports the Evening Standard . February, who has been convicted of 58 offences of burglary, theft and assault going back over two decades to when he was just 12 years old, was said to have shook his head as he was led away from Isleworth Crown Court. Read More

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Google pays tribute to 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Sattar Edhi on birthday

Google pays tribute to 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Sattar Edhi on birthday

The Google doodle shows Edhi clad in a simple shalwar kameez, surrounded by his legacy - an Edhi ambulance, a hospital, a woman holding a child and even a dog, which pays tribute to his animal shelter. Known as the "angel of mercy", he also helped give aid to survivors of disasters like Hurricane Katrina. Edhi was directly involved with the foundation throughout the rest of his life and his family slept in a room near the foundation's headquarters, with just a few belongings. Read More

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