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Aladdin Live-Action Cast Revealed

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It was reported several days ago that Ritchie was struggling to find a lead actor for the film. The studio was said to be looking for an actor of Middle-Eastern or Indian descent in his 20s who can sing and dance, which apparently proved "difficult". Read More »

Trump's nominee for Federal Bureau of Investigation director vows to keep agency impartial

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Wednesday's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee will look into his legal career and any other ties Wray may have to the White House. In his opening statement , Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Wray said that no such demand had been made of him. Feinstein pressed Wray on the extent to which he was involved in the "Torture Memos ", which were drafted by then-Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Yoo and signed August 2002 by Assistant Attorney General Jay Bybee. Read More »

Konta sets up Halep quarter-final

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British number one Johanna Konta admits that she was elated to edge out Caroline Garcia in three sets in order to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals. But when Garcia slapped a final forehand into the net, Konta fell to her knees, struggling to hold back the tears before embracing her opponent at the net. Read More »

Trump isolated as USA slowly detaches from G-20 positions

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Also, invoking national security is all but taboo at the World Trade Organisation, the arbiter of global trade rules, because it is largely seen as a way to wage economic warfare by citing arbitrary defense concerns. It is unclear whether his message reached U.S. President Donald Trump . He suggested putting on Chinese imports 45% tariff and said he would announce on his first day in the office that China was a currency manipulator, and he said proposing taxing imports from Mexico that he ... Read More »

Uran takes Tour stage honours as Porte crashes

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Dan Martin crashed twice on an action-packed ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday as he slipped back to sixth place on general classification. In the confusion that followed, Bardet used his local knowledge of the roads to ride clear and catch his compatriot as the road levelled out in the run into Chambery. Read More »

Five Animal Rights Activists Arrested At Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

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Chestnut, the reigning champion, devoured 72 hot dogs during the 10-minute race, breaking the previous record of 70 that he set past year. She ate 38 and a half hot dogs and buns to take the title a year ago. "I'm gonna crush you and your skinny jeans", said Chestnut, who stands 6-foot-1 and weighs a manly 230 pounds, in an interview with TMZ Sports . Thousands of people — many wearing hot-dog-shaped hats — gathered on Coney Island's famed boardwalk for the contest. Read More »

Kanye Separates with JAY-Z's Tidal Over Money

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His lawyers allegedly sent a letter to the company stating he is pulling out his music from the site and claiming that the company has breached the contract they have signed before. Back in December, West called out Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé , during a concert before wrapping up his performance early. Both parties are now in a legal feud against each other. Read More »

Alleged Cosby Sex Assault Victim: 'I Wanted It to Stop'

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Andrea Constand claims Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004 while she was working for Temple University's women's basketball team. She says he drugged her - leaving her nearly paralyzed - and then molested her. They are your friends. "He was a Temple friend, somebody I trusted". "In my head I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen ", Constand said. Read More »

Sheeran admits to Glastonbury nerves

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Traffic was a bitch", Grohl joked at the start of the Foo's set, referring to their 2015 headlining set that never was (ICYMI: " Foo Fighters had to pull the plug on the show due to Dave Grohl's broken leg and Florence + The Machine stepped in to replace them ). Read More »

UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

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Britain's government said on Saturday that cladding samples from 27 public apartment blocks in 15 areas have failed fire safety tests. These housing developments are sited around London, Manchester, Plymouth, and Portsmouth. "This is a nightmare, there was a fire in the block two years ago and it was contained, so I don't really see what all the fuss is about". Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds at the gym and went back to his Taplow apartment to sleep there ... Read More »

Ask the Weather Guys: When is the summer solstice?

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The festival of Ramadan coincides with the summer solstice. But there's a popular misconception about summer days: That sunsets get later after summer begins. clary) People take part in the 15th annual Times Square yoga event celebrating the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, during classes in the middle of Times Square on June 21, 2017 in NY. Read More »

Supreme Court Says Disparaging Trademark Names Are Protected

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The case before the Supreme Court involved a musician, Simon Tam , who was denied trademark registration for the name of his band, The Slants , under the Lanham Act. Alito rejected arguments that the government has an interest in preventing speech that is offensive to certain groups. Tam said the band was "beyond humbled and thrilled" with the ruling. Read More »

Authorities: Escaped Ga. inmates caught in Tenn

Deal said more details would be forthcoming. The officers who spotted the vehicle called in other units, and a pursuit of the suspects occurred on Interstate 24, with the vehicles exceeding 100 miles per hour. Authorities say the men overpowered the guards, killing them with their own weapons, before fleeing the bus near Eatonton, about 70 miles southeast of Atlanta early Tuesday. Read More »

Beckham one step closer to MLS team in Miami

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The city will still need to approve the actual construction of the stadium, but now that Beckham's group has promised to use private funds to build the stadium and create 50 permanent jobs, it appears the plan has support. Something needs to be done with it, now", said Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, who represents the Overtown neighborhood where the stadium is planned. Despite getting Beckham under their bridge to buy an expanded franchise at a discounted price, the former England, ... Read More »

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

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Trump, in a series of tweets , lashed Khan's handling of the Saturday night terror attack , mocking the mayor for telling the public there was "no reason to be alarmed " over armed police on the streets. It was not until the Westminster attack in March of this year that Mr Khan again had friction with the Trump family. Trump used the event to highlight the benefits of his controversial travel ban policy. Read More »

Foo Fighters Imagine Their Nursing Home Days in New 'Run' Video

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Talking about releasing new music, the rocker told Gordon Smart: "To hear it go out to the world, it's like you're letting something free and it's fantastic". Foo Fighters released the song without warning and did not indicate whether it foreshadowed a full album on the way. Prior to that, they released their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways , in 2014. Read More »

Man goes wild setting Plinko record on 'Price is Right'

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When the group finally made it into the studio, Belz was excited because their new seats were two rows behind Contestant's Row and they would be on screen the majority of the time. The Millerton, Pa., man hit $10,000 prizes with three of his five puck drops on the way to edging past the old record of $30,500. He's going to use his winnings to pay off student loans. Read More »

Trump tried to get intelligence officials to deny collusion

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Both refused the request as inappropriate. Coats stated during his confirmation hearing in February that Russian Federation "definitely did try to influence campaign", a conclusion that was unanimously accepted by intelligence officials but one that could put him at odds with a White House that has consistently dismissed the idea. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres to do her first stand-up special in 15 years

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The news was announced on Twitter, the free PR machine to the stars. There's no rush, obviously, but it's probably going to be quite a while before the special is released on Netflix . Over the last few years, Netflix has basically had a monopoly on the stand-up comedy industry. DeGeneres, after all, has her hands full just getting through a week of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". Read More »

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

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The gap between Bulgaria and Moldova - who took third place - widened even further though, as SunStroke Project managed to score just 374 with their song 'Hey Mamma!'. His song became one of the favorites following the first semifinal. The closest Portugal ever came to winning the contest was in 1996, when Lúcia Moniz finished 6th. Read More »