News

American accused of being a spy says he’s being threatened, abused in Russian prison

Accused spy Paul Whelan says he entered Russia on BorgWarner visa. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press Michigan businessman Paul Whelan told reporters in a Russian courtroom Friday that he's being threatened, abused and harassed at Moscow's Lefortovo…

‘He can’t take my freedom’: Jayme Closs’ full statement for Jake Patterson sentencing

The judge told Jake Patterson, "the public can only be safe if you are incarcerated until you die." USA TODAY BARRON, Wis. Perhaps the most powerful personal statement in the Jake Patterson sentencing hearing Friday came from Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old B…

French police hunt for man who left bomb in Lyon

LYON (Reuters) - Police hunted on Saturday for a man who left a bomb in a pedestrian shopping street in the central French city of Lyon on Friday that wounded 13 people. Ninety police investigators supported by 30 scientific officers and technicians as well…

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 25, 2019, 11:57 AM UTC WASHINGTON The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the "First Step Act" put in place improv…

Student, 23, was ‘gang-raped’ by two men in portaloos at St Andrews

A woman was allegedly gang-raped at a student-run charity fashion show in St Andrews. The 23-year-old said the attack took place at the annual Don't Walk Fashion Show in February last year. Kate Middleton walked the catwalk in the 2002 show and famously cau…

Heathrow passengers face £15 charge if they arrive in old car

Passengers driving to catch flights at Heathrow face a £15 pollution surcharge. The airport is to introduce the measure in 2022 to improve air quality and cut congestion. Vehicles that do not meet strict emissions standards now in place in London will be ch…

A Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after a hike has been found

(CNN)More than two weeks ago, Amanda Eller hiked into a forest in Hawaii and disappeared. Since then, rescuers such as Javier Cantellops have scoured the Makawao Forest Reserve on the island of Maui, searching for the 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga…

Anderson .Paak opens up about his difficult childhood

It's been a busy year for singer-songwriter Anderson .Paak. In February, he won his first Grammy for best rap performance and in April, released his fourth studio album. This month he began a national tour and will be headlining Madison Square Garden next Thu…

The Dish: Chef Isaac Toups

Isaac Toups was born in Cajun country to a food-loving family that's lived in Louisiana for more than 300 years. From barbecues and fish frys to shrimp and crawfish boils, his early years were filled with flavor. After starting out as professional chef, he wo…

‘I took back my freedom’: Teen’s statement read as her kidnapper gets life in prison

Jayme Closs vowed to never let her kidnapper take her freedom or her spirit from her in a powerful statement read at the sentencing hearing of Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to abducting 13-year-old Closs, killing her parents…

George HW Bush’s service dog still playing a vital role in rehabilitating veterans

Last year, a poignant photo put the spotlight on service dogs that help our military veterans. It showed a dog named Sully at the foot of the casket of former President George H.W. Bush, whom he loyally aided in the final six months of his life. But Sully is …

India’s battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 a…

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical sta…

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a “substantial edge” on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral …

Entertainment / Celebs

Opinion: Game of Thrones Finale’s Last 35 Minutes Should Have Been a Full Season – IGN

What's past is prologue. By Joe SkrebelsFull spoilers for Game of Thrones' series finale continue below. For even more on Game of Thrones, be sure to check out the finale's biggest WTF questions, or peruse every IGN Game of Thrones episode review ever. You…

Why I’m willing to spend $50 on Double or Nothing – Cageside Seats

We need to talk about the sticker shock many are experiencing upon seeing All Elite Wrestlings Double or Nothing pay-per-view (PPV) going for $50. But in order to talk about it, well need to jump back to 2014. Back then, when WWE murdered its PPV system in …

Roman Polanski’s wife angry Quentin Tarantino didn’t consult him for new movie – Fox News

Roman Polanski’s wife criticized writer/director Quentin Tarantino on Friday for not consulting with her husband on his new film, which features the tragic story of the murder of Polanski’s ex-wife, Sharon Tate. Tarantino’s "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" ju…

Disney finally gets the ‘updated’ princesses right with Aladdin’s Jasmine – Polygon

The recent Beauty and the Beast reimagined the animated classic in live-action and hoped to redraw its heroine in the process. As Disney continues to give every beloved animated classic a shiny live-action remake (or in the case of The Lion King, photorealist…

Cannes 2019: The Best 10 Movies From This Year’s Festival – IndieWire

Going into the Cannes Film Festival, several movies were already generating a lot of buzz, and they certainly delivered for many audiences. Elton John biopic “Rocketman” pleased diehard fans of the singer, who walked the red carpet to much fanfare. Quentin Ta…

Emma Watson might be dating Alicia Keys’ brother

And he's super cute! https://t.co/F9IPvbjudA — POPSUGAR (@POPSUGAR) May 23, 2019 A few pap photos popped up of Emma Watson with a guy in NYC after having dinner this past week. The fine award-winning journalists at Pop Sugar went into deep investigative wor…

Stallone jokes about elocution school at sneak peek of ‘Rambo V’ – Malay Mail

Sylvester Stallone poses at the red carpet in Cannes at the screening of the film Rambo: First Blood, May 25, 2019. Reuters CANNES, May 25 Sylvester Stallone said today that he and Arnold Schwarzenegger should set up a Hollywood elocution school together as …

VIDEO: AEW Double or Nothing press conference and weigh-in – Figure Four Online

AEW's maiden voyage begins Saturday night with Double or Nothing, the centerpiece of a big weekend of events in Las Vegas, NV, that includes the second Starrcast. Since Las Vegas is a fight town, the promotion will hold weigh-ins Friday night at 7 PM Eastern…

Morrissey: California Son | Review – Pitchfork

Like all misfits, the Smiths never seemed entirely comfortable in their own timeline. They clung to old relics: the photographs of niche idols and faded stars on their artwork, the lyrical hat-tips to Oscar Wilde and Shelagh Delaney, the music-hall notes and …

The Man Who Turns 20

“What you have now is something like Limp Bizkit on one side of the cliff and a lot of pop stuff on the other side,” said Travis frontman Fran Healy to music critic Robert Hilburn in the summer of 2000 on the eve of their biggest headlining show in America at…

It’s May. And There Will Be SNOW In SoCal’s Mountains This Weekend – LAist

Mammoth had a similarly snowy May 2017. (Photo Courtsey Mammoth Mountain) If you already booked your holiday weekend stay in the mountains, thinking you'd be lounging in the sun by a lake or camping in a relatively-pleasant (not freezing) climate, you're abo…

Brightburn Screenwriters Interview: Mark and Brian Gunn – /FILM

James Gunn is using his clout in Hollywood to get more original horror movies made. He produced The Belko Experiments from his own screenplay, and now hes produced Brightburn, written by his brothers Brian and Mark Gunn and directed by Dave Yarovesky. Brigh…

AEW Double or Nothing: 5 things to look forward to, and 3 to worry about – Cageside Seats

A lot happened in the time between the ALL IN pay-per-view (PPV) and AEWs Double Or Nothing. Included in that span is my own shift of mood, from utter skeptic to guy whos actually rooting for them. Which leads me to where I am today, ready to talk about why t…

Here’s What Our Editors Are Actually Shopping From All Those Memorial Day Sales

When a big sale comes around, it's practically a national holiday at POPSUGAR. When a big sale weekend and an actual national holiday happen to coincide, well, forget about it. This Memorial Day, there are so many massive sales happening, our wallets are tire…

Grant James-Thomas shoots twins with a painterly aesthetic for Vogue Italia

He approached the shoot with a keen sensitivity which is an important factor for Grant when working with young models that have little experience of being photographed. I really dont want them to feel self-conscious or to overly question how we are asking the…

H&M’s Latest Designer Collab Is Rihanna-Approved

Skip navigation! Now ReadingH&Ms Latest Designer Collab Is Rihanna-Approved If H&M's collaboration with Swedish brand Eytys was its coolest so far, then its latest partnership is definitely the most glamourous. Vogue is reporting that H&M and Gi…

2020 candidate Seth Moulton: ‘I’m proud to say I’m a capitalist’

Socialism may be in vogue in some corners of the party, but at least one 2020 Democratic presidential candidate prefers capitalism. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., told the Yahoo News Skullduggery podcast that he was proud of his more centrist stance on economic…

Hollywood

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’s Brandy, 2019’s It Dog, has arrived

Last year, Hollywood was forever changed by the emergence of two bona fide dog celebrities: Olivia, the West Highland Terrier that breathed kibble-stinking life into Widows, Game Night, and Insatiable, and Charlie from A Star Is Born, a pup that showed an ext…

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies

Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed. Rotten Tomatoes currently has two scores: the Tomatometer, which average…

Most ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans In This Poll Liked Its Finale Despite Backlash

The final episode of “Game of Thrones” may have sparked fury on social media, but most viewers who participated in a recent poll actually liked the finale.  According to a new Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll published Wednesday, 63% of respondents wh…

Instagram will now support landscape video on IGTV

Instagram is no longer all-in on vertical video. The company announced today that its longform video offshoot, IGTV, will now support landscape video. Up until now, the company only supported vertical video, which was a feature focus during its launch nearly …

‘Fuller House’ Cast Begins Shooting Season 5 Sans Lori Loughlin’s Aunt Becky

The fifth and final season of “Fuller House” has begun shooting without a familiar face at the first table read: Lori Loughlin, AKA Aunt Becky, will not be returning to the show. Stars of the show Jodie Sweetin, Bob Saget, and Andrea Barber shared snapshots …

Report: Tom King Is Leaving Batman 15 Issues Early

Though Batman writer Tom King was speaking about his plans for the future of his epic, 100-issue run on the series as recently as last week, it seems as if hes going to be parting ways with the Dark Knight sooner than anticipated. But hell still be writing fo…

Hollywood Invested Big in Georgia. A New Abortion Law Is Causing Some Tensions.

Schenley Sargusingh, 34, who works in the set lighting department, took a longer view. By maintaining a large presence in the state, he said, Hollywood had enticed liberal film workers to move to Georgia and helped nudge it toward becoming a battleground stat…

‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale: Jon Snow Ending, Explained – Hollywood Reporter

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of HBO's Game of Thrones.] Jon Snow (Kit Harington) cheated death once. The 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch sustained a knife to the heart in Game of Thrones' fifth season finale, only to return t…

HBO Gives Official Updates on Game of Thrones’ Prequel Series and Potential Spinoffs

Childs Play is taking more jabs at the poor toys from Toy Story 4. Even more new looks at The Dark Crystal, plus Swamp Things first episode and Doom Patrols last. Spoilers set sail! Tom & Jerry Deadline reports Ant-Mans Michael Peña has been cast as the…

Disney announced 8 more Marvel movies through 2022 — here’s what they likely are

We originally expected to see the third film in this franchise next year. Director and writer James Gunn shared a finished draft of the script in June 2018 on Instagram. However, Disney abruptly fired him from the sequel in July 2018 after a series of old,…

Here’s What the First People to See ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Are Saying

The first reviews for Quentin Tarantino'sOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood are in from Cannesand people are really following the director's impassioned plea against spoilers, apparently. Just about every review teases the film's bloody twist ending in vague, myst…

Key Words: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls for boycott of ‘stains on our democracy’ like Alabama

By emboldening the right wing through vitriolic rhetoric, the Donald Trump administration has become the UV light in sleazy motel rooms that illuminates these hidden stains on our democracy. Thats NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar adding his voice to tho…

‘Game of Thrones’ season finale sets record as HBO’s most-viewed episode ever

Despite disappointing many longtime fans of the show, the Game of Thrones series finale set a new record for HBO as the most viewed episode in the networks history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers during its initi…

Friday Fortnite is Coming Back Thanks to Keemstar and FaZe Clan – Fortnite Tracker

Keemstar took to Twitter to announce the return of Friday Fortnite with funding from Faze Clan. Anyone who has been following competitive Fortnite since the beginning knows that Friday Fortnite was where it all started. This was appointment Twitch viewing th…

All hail the Chosen One: Schwarzenegger and Fassbender to star in Kung Fury 2

Enlarge/ David Sandberg will reprise his role as Kung Fury, a Miami detective with superpowers who travels through time to take out Hitler. 1 with 1 posters participating Kung Fury is a ridiculously over-the-top short film that became an instant cult classi…

Fashion

CURVENEWYORK – Mode Lingerie & Swim

Curvexnewyork - Mode Lingerie & Swim returns to New york City Jacob Javits Center AAKAR INTIMATES PRIVATE LIMITED About the Brand Happiness doesn't come in shapes or...

Jeremy Scott Fall / Winter 2019

For his Fall/Winter 2019 collection, Jeremy Scott collaborates with the artist Aleksandra Mir who created hand-drawn blown up renderings of tabloid covers straight from...

Hakan Akkaya Fall 2019

Hakan Akkaya, professional fashion designer for 16 years, left his education in Bilkent University  (Architecture) to study Fashion Design at İstasyon Art Academy. After graduation,...

Taoray Wang’s Fall / Winter 2019 collection

TAORAY WANG's Fall/Winter 2019 collection, Eternity,  is a celebration of “Eternal Beauty” from the women who inspire us. Eternity is symbolized by timeless women embodying their...

Events

New York International Auto Show 2019

Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the 2019 New York International Auto Show showcases an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More...

BeautyCon NYC 2019

BeautyCon NYC, the annual celebrity-led beauty convention, is back for its fifth year at Javtis Centre. Expect beauty freebies from your favorite brands, influencer meet...

Health

You kind of already sucked the suspense out of this one, WWE – Cageside Seats

Could Brock Lesnar decide to use his Money in the Bank contract on the WWE title? Sure could! The way the gimmick works, the Beast could show up on SmackDown this Tuesday, F5 Kofi Kingston, then start the match and win the strap hes held four times in the…

More measles exposure at Newark Airport in May – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

TRENTON A traveler passing through Newark Liberty International Airport with a confirmed case of measles on May 8 may have exposed others to the disease as a outbreak in Ocean County was declared over. The state Department of Health said the traveler who is …

Recipes

Cantaloupe Prosciutto Caprese Skewers with Lemon Mint Pesto.

by Jessica on May 24, 2019 00 Put some cantaloupe prosciutto skewers on the list for this long weekend! Because it’s the best app ever. Last year on one of the first summer Fridays posts, I shared this big melon snack board and you guys loved it! I made a…

Sesame Candy Recipe

Makes about 12 ounces|340 gramsPrep time: 15 minutesTotal time: 40 minutes Ingredients special equipment:1 nonstick bakeware liner canola oil¾ cup|160 grams granulated sugar¼ cup|85 grams honey1 teaspoon kosher salt½ teaspoon ground cardamom ½ cup|65 gram…

Kia unveils interior of upcoming small SUV

Just days after putting out the first sketches of the exterior of its upcoming small SUV, South-Korean automaker Kia has followed up by unveiling the interior. The standout feature of the interior sketch is unquestionably the wide and panoramic dash, which i…

3 Pastry Chefs Talk About How They Make Their Ultimate Brownies

Baking a batch of brownies seems simple enough — that is, until they come out too cakey, underbaked or oily. Everybody has their own preferences, whether it’s crispy edges or a center piece, with or without walnuts, sponge-like versus fudgy. “Brooklyn Nine-Ni…

Sheet Pan Ranch Pork Chops

There are so many things I love about this recipe, but let me give you my top three. First, sheet pan recipes are amazing. Toss stuff on a sheet pan. Bake it. Come back in however long, and dinner is done. Cleanup is so easy! Second, homemade ranch seasonin…

Travel

Wildfire shuts down part of I-95 in Florida – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Wildfire shuts down part of I-95 in Fla. Related Content (CNN) - A wildfire has shut down a portion of Interstate 95 in northern Florida, snarling traffic on a major US highway as the busy Memorial Day weekend begins. The Yellow Bluff Fire has scorched 450…

9 Best Points Hotels in Mexico

There was a time when it was popular to take a trip to Mexico due to low prices and favorable exchange rates, but those days are long gone. Today, you’ll find prices at Mexican resorts to to be similar to or even higher than what you’ll find at a coastal reso…

7 Ultimate Vacations For Every Kind of Adventurer

Guys, you need a vacation. We know. It sounds ridiculous--as if you needed us to sell you on the joys of warm sunshine, beautiful scenery, and great food. But we wouldn't be telling you this if we didn't feel we had to. American men may excel at many things, …

Business

How Your Privacy Will Be Protected in the 2020 Census

Every ten years the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide survey that sets the terms for the countrys democracy. The questionnaire yields rich data, including peoples names, street addresses, ages, races, ethnicities, and other details. Peoples responses h…

Why Can’t Drug­stores Quit Cigarettes?

Ever since CVS Health ditched tobacco products in 2014sacrificing $2 billion in sales to bolster its image as a health companyRite Aid and Walgreens have been facing pressure to follow suit. The companies recently raised their minimum tobacco sales age from …

Trump’s Huawei Ban: A Bane for Apple?

Greetings from Hong Kong. Clay Chandler, filling in for Alan, with CEO Daily’s weekly Sino-Saturday edition. When the Trump administration slapped punitive tariffs on Chinese imports last July, Apple was the only major American tech firm granted an exemption…

Is Molecular Whiskey the Futuristic Booze We’ve Been Waiting For?

Tasting whiskey usually means enjoying flavors created from the interaction between spirit and barrel over an extended period of time. However, some companies are rethinking this traditional narrative. Endless West, a San Francisco-based startup, recently la…

The New Tulsa: This Revamped Art Deco Hotel Is Emblematic of a City Revived

On April 18, the doors opened to the Tulsa Cluban 11-story, 96-room hotel in a historic Art Deco buildingand drew a line directly from the old Tulsa, Okla. it was originally built for and the new Tulsa that it will serve. The building first went up in 1927, …

Sports

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups

The Orioles are giving up home runs at a historic rate, the Braves and Cardinals will be squaring off in a premium matchup between potential playoff teams, and the latest Dodger with a scoreless inning streak will put his chance to make history on the line. …

MLB Rumors: Rays Interested in Dallas Keuchel, Craig Kimbrel Amid Yankees Buzz

David Dermer/Associated Press The Tampa Bay Rays are "staying in touch" with free-agent starter Dallas Keuchel and reliever Craig Kimbrel, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal and Josh Tolentino. Rosenthal and Tolentino also confirmed a report from MLB…

Matt Miller’s Top Franchise-Changing NFL Rookies of 2019

With or without Tyreek Hill, Mecole Hardman can forever impact the Kansas City Chiefs.Charlie Riedel/Associated Press Every fan hopes the NFL draft will bring their favorite team a new load of talent and that one (or more) of those picks will change the fran…

5-on-5 – Biggest Bucks-Raptors surprises and series predictions – ESPN

The Toronto Raptors are one win away from advancing to their first NBA Finals in franchise history. What do Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks need to do to force a Game 7 and potentially advance to the next round? What's the key for Toronto in Sa…

League Two play-off final: Newport v Tranmere

Newport ended the League Two season with a 10-game unbeaten run to squeak into the final play-off spot. Having drawn the home leg of their semi-final with Mansfield, they played out a goalless draw at Field Mill to take the tie to penalties - where goalkeepe…

Scottish Cup final: Hearts v Celtic – All the build up from Hampden

Celtic are on the brink of an unprecedented feat. Hearts 90 minutes away from an unlikely one. Neil Lennon's side would complete a clean sweep of domestic trophies - a treble treble - should they win at Hampden Park in today's Scottish Cup final. For Hearts…

Premiership semi-finals – text & radio

Exeter, Northampton, Saracens and Gloucester could all add their names to the Premiership winners roll of honour but, come this evening, just two of them will be on their way to Twickenham for the final next weekend. The place to find out just who they wil…

Colorado man accused of beating fiancée to death pleads not guilty

(CNN)A Colorado man accused of beating the mother of his child to death with a baseball bat pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday. Patrick Frazee, 32, was arrested after his fiancée, Kelsey Berreth, went missing last Thanksgiving Day near Woodland Par…

Nikhai Hill-Green Commits To Michigan

The football program has picked up a third Biff Poggi protege in the 2020 class: BREAKING: Four-star linebacker Nikhai Hill-Green commits to #Michigan; Wolverines have three verbals out of Baltimore (MD) St. Frances in 2020 and lead the #CrystalBall for anot…

Every NFL Team’s To-Do List for Rest of Offseason

Michael Conroy/Associated Press Identify a new No. 1 receiver Sort out the backfield rotation Integrate L.J. Collier into the defense Get D.K. Metcalf ready to be a rookie starter The Seattle Seahawks released former No. 1 receiver Doug Baldwin after a f…

Ex-Steeler Joey Porter: Ben Roethlisberger ‘Has the Power’ and ‘Uses It for Him’

Don Wright/Associated Press Another former teammate is calling out Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. This time, it's four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Joey Porter. NFL Network commentator Terrell Davis said recently that former Denver Broncos …

4-star recruit Cole Bajema sticking with Michigan basketball – Detroit Free Press

A look back at the history of Juwan Howard, the former Michigan basketball star, on the national stage. Wochit, Wochit Cole Bajema will play for Michigan basketball next fall. Bajema, a 4-star prospect who signed with the Wolverines, reaffirmed his status…

Arsene Wenger Runs 8-10km Every Single Day, Aged 69

Next time you find yourself struggling for motivation, just remember that former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger goes for a six mile run every single day at the age 69. In a fascinating interview with The Guardian, Wenger has spoken about life after managemen…

England v Denmark – World Cup warm-up

Yes, it is less than a fortnight until the Women's World Cup begins in France but England's preparations for the tournament start here in earnest, as Phil Neville's side face Denmark. And we've got you covered across the BBC on television, radio and online.

PSG Want Ligue 1 Second Place Lille To Be Their Feeder Club

PSG are the biggest and best team in France right now, and they look a long way ahead of the pack, and now they want to make their closest rivals their feeder club, the cheek of it. It's only a couple of years ago that Monaco broke up PSG's monopoly on the L…

World Cup warm-up: England v Australia – clips, radio & text

We have the England team. Captain Eoin Morgan is out with his fractured finger. Joe Root, Jofra Archer and Adil Rashid have been rested. England XI: Roy, Bairstow, Vince, Stokes, Buttler, Moeen, Dawson, Woakes, T Curran, Plunkett, Wood.

Ginn among NFLers to race in ’40 Yards of Gold’

The title of fastest player in the NFL will be on the line as part of a new competition slated for next month. New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara and receiver Ted Ginn Jr. are among a host of NFL players slated to compete in the inaugural "40 Yards…
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