Former President Obama responds to decision to withdraw from Paris agreement

Trump's decision is considered a win for Republicans and pulls the US - the second-largest producer of carbon dioxide - out of a almost 200-nation agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. It fell short of what some parties had hoped for. Still, t... More..

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Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

Trump is AWOL but California is on the field, ready for battle". Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America contribute...More..

Thank Eminem For This New Dictionary Addition
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Thank Eminem For This New Dictionary Addition

The word " stan " can be both a noun and a verb as it describes "an overzelous or obsessive fan of a particular celebrity". Stan is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary . For those that don't re...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Germany, France, Italy Say Paris Climate Accord 'Cannot be Renegotiated'

Mr Trump's decision is the latest blow to allies like Australia. It's a message that may resonate with numerous white working-class and Rust Belt voters who propelled Trump to power-and one that his nation...More..

Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019

Widespread protests followed, and the nuclear industry in the United States never really recovered. On March 28, 1979, Three Mile Island's Unit 2 partially melted down. Among the options the state can take ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi': Posters tease Leia's new look and more

In 2015 and 2016, the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrived in Ireland to film scenes at a number of locations along the Atlantic coast. The images feature the returning cast from The Force Awa...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

'Wonder Woman' banned in Lebanon because lead actress is Israeli

A movie about an iconic superhero who's been part of popular culture for over 70 years? Some well-known faces from our television screens also turned out for the event, including Baz Ashmawy, Lisa Cannon, S...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Israeli finance minister holds rare West Bank meeting with Palestinian PM

President Donald Trump's visit to Israel. The violence has subsided in recent months. "N$3 o one should consider this step to be in any way a retreat from the President's strong support for Israel and fo...More..

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell died after hanging himself, medical officials say
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell died after hanging himself, medical officials say

Chris Cornell committed suicide on May 17 in Detroit by hanging himself, according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's office [via, TMZ , May 18]. Cornell has also rolled out five solo albums in...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

President Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

The growing scandal is giving some candidates cold feet - and distracting aides from finding new recruits. But the evasion may also reflect what sources close to Spicer describe as the White House's wanin...More..

From Left Field: Bryce Harper charges the mound, incites brawl
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

From Left Field: Bryce Harper charges the mound, incites brawl

Harper on the other hand, could look for a lengthy suspension lasting more than a week since he did initiate the action and depending on how the Major League Baseball views him trying throwing his helmet at an...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Gal Gadot Says 'Wonder Woman' is 'Relatable to Everyone'

Perhaps this film is a sign that DC is finally getting it right. Director Patty Jenkins is riding high with Wonder Woman receiving glowing reviews ahead of its release Friday. Gal Gadot explains why ...More..

England bowl v Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

England bowl v Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

Jonny Bairstow should not replace Jason Roy as England's opener for the Champions Trophy , according to former global Nasser Hussain. Yet it may surprise some that after his longest-standing team-mate, ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

'Pirates 5' Eyes Box Office Domination While 'Baywatch' Drowns

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales won this holiday frame with a 4-day nab of $77-M from 4,276 theaters. While the movie is the top performer this weekend, it also marks the franchise's sec...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Carrie Fisher appears as Princess Leia on Vanity Fair cover

The full profile and magazines will hit online shelves Wednesday and newsstands in NY and Los Angeles on May 31. Furthermore, the front cover notes, "May the 40th be with you", insinuating that the issue will h...More..

Hope 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Doesn't Mind This Bachelor's Racist Twets
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Hope 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Doesn't Mind This Bachelor's Racist Twets

One has the sense of shame to cover their racist a- faces". Garrett is a 30-year-old singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tenn., who is still in the running on the ABC dating show, vying for " Bachelorette " ...More..

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila (JOO'-hah SEE'-pah-lah) says climate change won't be reversed "by closing your eyes". Asked what kind of exchanges Beijing's leaders have had with Trump regarding his ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Your cheat sheet to this year's NBA Finals

How can Andre Iguodala not be anxious about his layups getting immortalized and baptized by LeBron James? But he has downplayed it, saying that the elbow doesn't hurt and that he feels "totally different" p...More..

Drake wants Celine Dion tattoo
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Drake wants Celine Dion tattoo

Vanessa Hudgens , who hosted the awards alongside rapper Ludacris , also honoured Dion with a brief interpretation of The Power of Love. Celine, of course, had her own show-stopping performance, standing ben...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with U.S. following row over leaks

Hashim Abedi is also one of the eight people arrested and now in custody in relation to the attack. Police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing have stopped passing information t...More..

Hillary Clinton to appear at the Javits Center for BookExpo
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Hillary Clinton to appear at the Javits Center for BookExpo

Trump poked fun at the typo, tweeting around 6 a.m., "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". "Private mode be damned, this is too important", former Director of Data Science Andrew Therriau...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

WONDER WOMAN's Gal Gadot, Chris Pine Tackle Some Role Reversals

It would require changing the origin story and director Patty Jenkins was reluctant to do that though until she heard the pitch by screenwriter Allan Heinberg . Wonder Woman sprung to life in 1941 when Will...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Director Patty Jenkins: A 13-year journey to make "Wonder Woman"

Yeah, I think it will! Earlier films featuring Gadot, including " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice " and " Furious 7 ", have successfully screened in theaters in Lebanon , however. Henry Cavill's perfor...More..

Troian Bellisario says her eating disorder was about control
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Troian Bellisario says her eating disorder was about control

It's her first major project to be released post-Pretty Little Liars, though she wrote the movie before being cast as Spencer Hastings. Troian Bellisario may be known as a Pretty Little Liar , but the actr...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

Four of the seven subpoenas are for "testimony, personal documents and business records" from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney, as well as their resp...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

10 excerpts from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Harvard speech

Dench, meanwhile, received an honorary Doctor of Arts degree. "If I get through this speech , it will be the first time I actually finished something at Harvard ". Our generation is going to have to deal wi...More..

Trump stands with climate change deniers, withdraws from Paris Agreement
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump stands with climate change deniers, withdraws from Paris Agreement

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the pope. But the backlash against Trump's decision to withdraw had already begun before he made hi...More..

Legislator call to ICE on protesters leads to heated argument
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Legislator call to ICE on protesters leads to heated argument

The House of Representatives stopped their session as DPS troopers worked to clear the gallery of protesters and blocked the doors to the gallery. This sparked a brief scuffle between Hispanic lawmakers and H...More..

Actress Gal Gadot discovers Wonder Woman's power in costume
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Actress Gal Gadot discovers Wonder Woman's power in costume

Given the awkward aspects of the venerable character's backstory (Trevor calls her lineage "neat"); her goofy accessories, including a magic lasso (featured) and invisible airplane (wisely omitted); and the lim...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Has Lebanon banned 'Wonder Woman' over its Israeli lead actress?

State-run National News Agency announced the ban Tuesday, while an anonymous state security official told AP that it had not yet been made official, but a six-person committee at the Ministry of Economy and Tra...More..

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert to air live on BBC One
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert to air live on BBC One

Grande and Live Nation have confirmed all those performers plus Usher and others to be named. The event will air on BBC TV, BBC Radio, Capital Radio Networks, and a soon-to-be-announced streaming partner, a...More..

What to know about the Paris Agreement, possible United States withdrawal
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

What to know about the Paris Agreement, possible United States withdrawal

Axios cited "two sources with direct knowledge of the decision", and an unidentified White House official said to the Associated Press that there could be "caveats in the language" Trump uses to withdraw...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Defends Kushner With Story Citing Unnamed Sources

The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive. There have always been rumors of major staff shakeups as competing power bases fight for the President's favor, and Dubke was nev...More..

Cher squeezes back in to her one of her most iconic outfits
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cher squeezes back in to her one of her most iconic outfits

Drake also performed " Gyalchester " in the Fountains of Bellagio. He wasn't the only big name to scoop a handful of awards - Beyonce picked up Best Touring Artist, Twenty One Pilots for Top Group and Col...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Lebanon bans the new 'Wonder Woman' movie

Wonder Woman is played as a complex character who voices her opinion every step of the way and acts on her instincts rather than advice or orders. Israeli-born star Gal Gadot , who plays Diana , aka: Wo...More..