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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off with $145M debut


Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn has said he contemplated suicide as a young man until he found comfort in pop culture. While on the run, an argument between Peter and Rocket causes the Guardians' ship to crash-land, whichleads to an encounter with Peter's long absent father, Ego (Kurt Russell) and his empathic assistant, Mantis ( Pom Klementieff ). Read More »

The Best & Worst Sketches from Chris Pine's 'Saturday Night Live'


The segment is helped by new Vanessa Bayer character, meteorologist Dawn Lazarus who keeps interrupting Colin Jost and Michael Che with familiar but unintelligible quips about the weather. He knew that would happen. See how important that was? I have no idea how many other Chris's are involved but I'm sure it's plenty. Even though this is Pine's first time hosting "SNL", he reminds the audience that he actually had a walk-on cameo on " Weekend Update " back in 2009 to promote his first ... Read More »

'American Idol' ABC Gets the Show Seacrest Likely Host


As of late, it is still unclear whether or not " American Idol " host Ryan Seacrest will be returning to the reboot. Does that mean we have to decide wether or not we want to watch the Kardashians on E! or the comeback season of American Idol? There is no confirmation on who will host the show or serve as its celebrity judges. Read More »

Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal

Aaron Hernandez left a suicide note for his fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, in which he called his longtime partner his "soul-mate" and said it was all God's plan, according to a court filing by Bristol prosecutors. Officials confirmed they found three notes but did not detail who the notes were for. That report said Hernandez wrote a reference to a biblical passage in ink on his forehead and in blood on the wall. Read More »

First female usher in WH history no longer in post

The chief usher is responsible for managing all White House staff and grounds, from cooks to plumbers, acting as a general manager of sorts for the 132-room residence. Reid was allegedly close to both Barack and Michelle Obama. The chief usher is tasked with supervising all activities related to the White House residence. Read More »

City of Washington Issues Flood Warning


Flooding along the Meramec River in suburban St. Louis has already impacted about 200 homes, and St. Louis County's emergency management chief says another 1,500 are in harm's way. The American Red Cross in Missouri has opened shelters in Branson, Poplar Bluff, Caruthersville, Ellington, Anderson, West Plains, Ballwin, Marquand, St. Read More »

Texas family reunited with babies' rescuers after flooding trauma


Tom Mitchell was driving by moments later when he saw the flipped truck, not knowing if anyone was inside, he told KHOU . Video shot on Mitchell's cellphone shows Prox and the other rescuers struggling against the current of water to open the vehicle's doors and rescue the people inside. Read More »

Bella Hadid avoids running into The weeknd


They kissed and gazed lovingly at each other on the red carpet as they posed for the cameras on the famous staircase. However, the celebrity couple apparently experienced an awkward moment while training behind the family members of the Canadian singer's former girlfriend Bella Hadid. Read More »

Parents lose custody of kids amid probe of YouTube 'pranks'


Mike and wife Heather Martin share YouTube videos in which their kids are often the victims of pranks and jokes. As of Wednesday, the DaddyOFive channel had more than 762,000 subscribers. YouTuber Philip DeFranco picked the video up and wondered aloud whether several videos on the channel could be considered child abuse. Clarke said the sheriff's office was not involved in the petition for custody. Read More »

Bulls' Rajon Rondo out for Game 6 with injured thumb


Aside from his leadership, Thomas also had five rebounds and four assists. After his comments basically calling Marcus Smart soft, Bulls guard Jimmy Butler got a few extra boos from the crowd during his pregame introduction as well as whenever he touched the ball in the first quarter. Read More »

Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump


Congress still needs to craft a budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which starts October 1 and will represent Trump's first full year in office. The bill would let states get waivers to Obama's requirement that insurers cover specified services like preventive care and would let them make premiums on older people more than five times higher than for younger ones. Read More »

Fox News Has Lost Another Key Player

A group that pushed to have O'Reilly removed, Ultraviolet, said at the time that Shine covered up "systematic sexual harassment and abuse" at Fox, part of a bigger institutional problem at the channel. " They will lead FOX News to an even more successful future ". Shine, a two-decade veteran of Fox News, had been guiding the network's day-to-day operations as the sexual-harassment scandal unfolded. Read More »

'Baahubali 2' crosses Rs. 100 crore on first day


Baahubali 2 has earned its name in box office history with the highest ever opening for a Hindi-dubbed film . The last record was held by Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor-starrer Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015 that grossed a little over Rs 39 crore. Read More »

Serena Williams debuts baby bump, poses with fiance at Met Gala

While the ensemble, featuring a feathery skirt and a fascinator, is considered one of the biggest Met Gala fashion fails in the event's history, for 2017 Williams is definitely back on top - in more ways than one . "And I said yes". But clearly, with her upcoming nuptials to Ohanian, Williams has found the one person she believes is right for her. Her left ring finger had an impressive-sized engagement ring. Read More »

Ryan Seacrest Tapped by Kelly Ripa as Co-Host

Minutes into the show, Seacrest tweeted , "So excited to join this show!" For that you will have to wait until the next LIVE show on Monday morning at 9 a.m. Strahan was initially set to depart from " Live! " in September 2016, but after all of the drama, his official last day was May 13, 2016. EXCLUSIVE: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Found "Peace" Before His Controversial Live! . Read More »

5 things to know as Princess Charlotte turns 2


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said they are "delighted" to share the photograph to mark their only daughter's special day on Tuesday. Photographed last month on the grounds of Anmer Hall, their Norfolk home, the princess is pictured wearing a yellow knit cardigan with a blue sheep print from John Lewis. Read More »

Arkansas Vows To Continue Pushing For Executions Despite Setback


Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she will continue to seek justice for the families of victims and pursue two executions scheduled for Thursday, a pair set for April 24 and one planned for April 27. This photo provided by Sherry Simon shows Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen taking part of an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the Governor's Mansion Friday, April 14, 2017 in Little Rock, Ark. Read More »

Captive woman found in pit in man's backyard shed


Gary Mowen, who had been posted outside the residence". Elliott had been reported missing by her mother, Gayle Rowe, on Wednesday at 1:30am after she noticed her daughter was "inexplicably absent" from her bedroom. It couldn't be determined whether he has an attorney to comment on the accusations. Rowe later heard crying coming from the shed next door and reported it to police. Read More »

Dr. Luke no longer CEO of record label under Sony


Luke - whose real name is Lukasz Gottwald - reacted by counter-suing Kesha for defamation. Following Kesha's claims , Gottwald hit back with his own defamation claims which are still pending and his attorneys are reportedly putting evidence together as to how his own career has suffered following the allegations ahead of the trial. Read More »