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Culture&Arts Host Will Ferrell returns as Bush for 'SNL' chilly open
Author: 0 Host Will Ferrell returns as Bush for 'SNL' chilly open

The " Saturday Night Live " host and former cast member returned to the sketch show as George W. Bush to remind anyone nostalgic for his White House stint that he was an very bad President. "Some say Mike Pence is heartless". "We're both the exact same age even though I was president like 40 years ago, we both won the election despite losing the popular vote - though back in my day, we didn't let Russians rig our elections".

Culture&Arts Oscars 2018:
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: "Shape of Water" leads with 13 nominations

She rents three abandoned billboards demanding justice for her daughter who was raped. Three films stand out as frontrunners this year. Twentieth Century Fox and its independent film units dominated the studio tally, with 27 nominations.After a year of headlines about sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond, and campaigns for female empowerment, women and their stories resonated with the 8,000 voters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Culture&Arts Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting at Southside apartments
Author: 0 Suspect wounded in officer-involved shooting at Southside apartments

The driver pulled a U-turn and then reversed toward the responding officer, who had just gotten out of a patrol vehicle. The driver ran from the vehicle and was caught by responding officers. It remains unclear what lead to the Barnes's actions. Police said they are still in the early stages of their investigation and no additional details were available at last check.

Culture&Arts Gold climbs back towards 17-month peak as dollar slips
Author: 0 Gold climbs back towards 17-month peak as dollar slips

Spot gold was up 1 percent at $1,353.80 an ounce at 1500 GMT, its highest since September 8, while U. United States gold futures were down 0.9% at US$1,350.30 an ounce. The dollar index, a measure of the greenback against a basket of currencies, hit its weakest since December 2014 at 88.438 on Thursday. ANZ sees prices holding at current levels in the first half, before pushing toward $1,400 by the end of 2018.

Culture&Arts Rapper Nelly Files Countersuit Against Rape Accuser
Author: 0 Rapper Nelly Files Countersuit Against Rape Accuser

Nelly denies all the allegations. She says Nelly "is particularly attracted to women who were resistant". Nelly claims the two had consensual sex, but Green became "aggressive and disruptive" when a backup dancer entered the room. However an amended complaint included within the lawsuit , now includes fresh allegations of sexual assault from two new women. She then alleged that he placed her hand on his penis and forced her into giving oral sex.

Culture&Arts Jitendra Singh lauds PM Modi's speech at WEF
Author: 0 Jitendra Singh lauds PM Modi's speech at WEF

They signed an MoU on human trafficking that focuses on its prevention and the rescue, repatriation and re-integration of its victims. Both sides also agreed to explore the possibility of extending the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway further to Cambodia and beyond.

Author: 0 Grammy 2018 predictions: Who should win, and who will win

Bill Graham, Seymour Stein and John Williams will receive the Trustees Award, while Tony Agnello and Richard Factor will receive Technical Grammy Awards . Kelly Clarkson attends the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party on January 25, 2018, in New York City. He really loves music , and you can't fake that .

Culture&Arts Jamie Donaldson leads way in Dubai at 10-under 62
Author: 0 Jamie Donaldson leads way in Dubai at 10-under 62

McIlroy, who returned to complete his second round in the morning and started his third with a two-shot lead, was pleased with the fight he showed to shrug off bogeys on the fourth and eighth holes. "I just wanted to play by myself and play my game". "I know that if he continues to play like that, he'll be tough to beat tomorrow (Sunday), but I feel like if I play my game, I've got a good chance", McIlroy added.

Culture&Arts Casey Affleck pulls out of Oscars
Author: 0 Casey Affleck pulls out of Oscars

Traditionally the previous year's Best Actor winner presents the award to the new Best Actress winner, and the previous year's Best Actress winner presents the Best Actor award to the new winner. Affleck has been criticised by many of his peers in Hollywood over a settlement and non disclosure agreement that followed allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards two women who worked on his film I'm Still Here .

Culture&Arts Local solar companies on 'cloudy' industry outlook
Author: 0 Local solar companies on 'cloudy' industry outlook

Following the president's approval of tariffs on imported washing machines and solar cells earlier this week, Gore defended Trump during a panel at Davos. The utility market is widely considered the most vulnerable to tariffs, since it composes the vast majority of installation to date. "Our action today helps to create jobs in America for Americans", Trump declared as he imposed tariffs on solar cells and washing machines.

Culture&Arts Ronda Rousey says she won't be at the WWE Royal Rumble
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey says she won't be at the WWE Royal Rumble

The last man and woman standing in the ring will be able to headline WWE's biggest extravaganza on April 8. There's been speculation that Rousey's debut would be a flawless fit for the event, which takes place at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, but she has personally debunked those talks.

Culture&Arts Meet the Weasleys and Sip Butterbeer at This Massive Harry Potter Celebration
Author: 0 Meet the Weasleys and Sip Butterbeer at This Massive Harry Potter Celebration

To kick off their sailing and set the scene, guests start with a traditional English Cream Tea at the Hotel Stafford in London. On the cruise, guests can expect Hogwarts-inspired dinners and trips to film locations like Warner Bros. The final two stops for the Harry Potter cruise include Warner Brothers Studios to take part in the magical Harry Potter tour, which includes a guided walk through various sets with tons of costumes, props and more on display.

Culture&Arts I saw Khilji as a challenge: Ranveer on 'Padmaavat'
Author: 0 I saw Khilji as a challenge: Ranveer on 'Padmaavat'

Leading trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "Despite challenges and extremely limited preview shows [which commenced in evening], #Padmaavat collects ₹ 5 cr in previews screenings on Wednesday". The makers had also arranged paid previews across the country, a day before it was released. We had strengthened security outside cinema halls where the film was to be screened.

Author: 0 Grammy 2018 predictions: Expect Bruno, 'Despacito' to win big

In what's sure to be a powerfully emotional performance , Alessia Cara and Khalid will also perform their Song of the Year nominee "1-800-273-8255", alongside rapper Logic and a group of suicide attempters and loss survivors. Here are some of the most notable snubs of the 2018 Grammy nominations. " XXX .", No. 12, was my favorite song on that album. Randy Newman's song "Putin", his sardonic ode to Russian President Vladimir Putin, is nominated for best arrangement, instruments and ...

Culture&Arts Steven Spielberg all set to make a remake of 'West Side Story'
Author: 0 Steven Spielberg all set to make a remake of 'West Side Story'

Casting director Cindy Tolan tweeted a casting call Thursday for the lead roles in the film, which the notice says is being directed by Spielberg and being adapted by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner . One of the most beloved musicals of all times, West Side Story , is getting remade by Steven Spielberg no less. Kevin McCollum, who produced the 2009 Broadway revival of the musical, will also be a producer on the film.

Culture&Arts Spain challenges Catalan ex-leader's move to resume office
Author: 0 Spain challenges Catalan ex-leader's move to resume office

He fled to Belgium and faces arrest on charges of rebellion and sedition should he return to Spain. It's what we all want. Puigdemont, who is living in self-imposed exile in Brussels, floated the idea of governing remotely by video link. "We are doing it in such a way that he can not enter (the Catalan parliament) even in the boot of a vehicle", he told Spanish television. This was short-lived, however, as Rajoy moved to stop the secession crisis in a region deeply divided over ...