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Salvador Dali's remains to be exhumed

Salvador Dali's remains to be exhumed The surrealist painter died in 1989 and he is buried at his eponymous museum in the Spanish town of Figueres in the north-eastern Catalonia region. Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989), 29th December 1964. Now, 28 years since his passing, Dali's physical remains are involved in a new flap, this one related to a paternity suit. For much of their marriage they lived separatel... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court allows use of public funds for religious school playground

The court's decision reverses a ruling by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that had sided with the state's 2015 decision to exclude the school from obtaining grant funds. The Supreme Court today said yes: if other nonprofits are eligible for state funds to refurbish a playground, a church shouldn't be denied the same funds on account of being a church. [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

They said the same standard would apply to refugees wanting to come to the country, and those with US connections would effectively be exempt from the 50,000-refugee cap the ban sought to impose. It would have taken five votes to reinstate the ban, but it only took four to set the case for argument. For 90 days the act would ban the entry into the United States from anyone from Iran , Syria , ... [Full Article...]

Here's Why Rick and Morty Season 3 Is Taking So Long

Here's Why Rick and Morty Season 3 Is Taking So Long And it's something that he and co-creator Justin Roiland have talked about avoiding going into a potential season four. An uninteresting reason for the delay followed by a vague release date of season three's remaining episodes may not be totally satisfying to fans, but hey, at least it's something, right? Well known by now for its stream of weird characters and philosophical underpinning... [Full Article...]

'Transformers' tops box office but is biggest in China

Internationally, The Last Knight was the biggest IMAX opening for the Transformers franchise, earning $16.7 million on 652 IMAX screens in 51 territories (with $11.7 million coming from China). Sofia Coppola's remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film has been getting strong reviews and has a great cast that consists of Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning. [Full Article...]

This real-life Wonder Woman ran 800 metres while 5 months pregnant

This real-life Wonder Woman ran 800 metres while 5 months pregnant Montano clocked 2 minutes 21.4 seconds in the 800 meter at Sacramento State's Horney Stadium in the 110-degree heat. Nevertheless Montano was proud of her display and felt no ill effects from her two-lap dash. "The flower to me means strength with femininity", she is quoted saying in a message on her website. Montaño's daughter, Linnea , who is almost 3 now, waited for her mother at the fin... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival Corbyn's Labour Party surprised United Kingdom general election watchers earlier this month by gaining seats in Parliament, while the ruling Conservative Party lost seats, leaving Prime Minister Theresa May clinging to power. And added: "He said, 'As soon as I can, '" according to the Somerset Live website. "He's got young people out to vote". Mr Corbyn suggested Labour were the winners o... [Full Article...]

Lorde secures first US No.1 album with 'Melodrama'

Lorde secures first US No.1 album with 'Melodrama' That first album actually did better than Melodrama in regards to album units sold in its first week - Pure Heroine selling 129,000 copies while her 2017 follow-up got 109,000. Lorde herself is stoked by all the success she has been giving from her fans worldwide. You guys, today we have the number one album in America. [Full Article...]

Ben Affleck Will Crunch Both Numbers And Bones in 'The Accountant 2'

Affleck starred in the film as Chris Wolff, the autistic titular accountant who finds himself embroiled in a growing scandal as he works to escape detection from the treasury department. Consequently, Bernthal is also reportedly in talks to return alongside Affleck for the sequel. While The Batman is not expected to go into production until early next year, Affleck will be seen donning the... [Full Article...]

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

Her body was found inside a trash bag on Deer Island in Winthrop in June 2015 by a woman walking a dog. The Suffolk County district attorney said though she was truthful, the mother of little girl whose body washed ashore Deer Island two years ago acted "reprehensibly". [Full Article...]

Star Wars: The Han Solo Movie Directors Reportedly Clashed With Lucasfilm

Going back to the different filmmaking styles, sources say there were "deep fundamental philosophical differences" in how the film was being shot "and the directors felt they were being given 'zero creative freedom.'" Not only that but they were given extraordinarily hard time restraints and "were never given enough days for each scene from the very beginning". [Full Article...]

Father loses legs trying to save young daughter from boat propeller

Father loses legs trying to save young daughter from boat propeller Jason Stuart Bernal , driver of the house boat. Bernal's bond is set at $150,000. Officials say the accident happened around 7 p.m. Friday at Temple Lake Park in Belton. Several agencies responded to the scene, including Temple Police Department, Temple Fire and Rescue, Morgan's Point Police, Morgan's Point Dive Team, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and U.S. [Full Article...]

Delhi University (DU) Cut of Marks Announced

Delhi University (DU) Cut of Marks Announced Verification of documents: Once you are done with selection of the course and the college, you will need to take a print out of the admission form and other documents, and visit the college for the verification of documents and the calculation of the cut-off percentage. [Full Article...]

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART But a defeat would be a bitter and damaging blow to Trump and his party. The federal government's share of funding for Medicaid , which is jointly run with individual states, would fall over the course of seven years to end up at around 57 percent of the cost of that program, which offers health coverage to the poor. [Full Article...]

The charges against Bill Cosby, and sentences they carry

The charges against Bill Cosby, and sentences they carry On Monday, the question hanging over the case was whether the TV star himself would testify. In his closing argument on Monday, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said Cosby's words incriminated him, noting that the defendant had given multiple depositions and police statements on the incident including saying he had not had sexual contact with Constand "asleep or awake". [Full Article...]

Prince Harry once 'wanted out' of British royal family

Prince Harry once 'wanted out' of British royal family The 32 year old said "I spent many years kicking my heels and I didn't want to grow up". She tells us to take our time and really think things through. I am now fired up and energized and love charity stuff, meeting people and making them laugh. Prince Harry , Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William attend a National Service of Thanksgiving as part of the 90th birthday celebrat... [Full Article...]

Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog The Northern California crowd were charmed by Martha as she lay with her exhausted face spread across the stage. Martha was taken in by the Dogwood Rescue Group in Sebastapol and had several surgeries to restore her sight. Monkey, a six-year-old Brussels Griffon, and Icky, an eight-year-old unknown breed, were both rescued from the homes of hoarders. But for their owners, it was love at fi... [Full Article...]

Trump tells senators to be 'more generous' with health care spending

Mr Trump had called the House bill a "great plan" when it passed by four votes but it was heavily criticised and was unlikely to get through the Senate. Asked directly on Monday if a bill would be presented to senators on Tuesday, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn said simply, "No". The secrecy surrounding the current process has fired up Democrats, who for seven years faced criticism from Re... [Full Article...]

Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement

Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement After viewing the movie twice in the past few days, it is clear that my exclusive Vibe cover stories on Tupac Shakur (when he was alive), were lifted, without proper credit or compensation of any kind to me, and used in All Eyez on Me . [Full Article...]

Jamie Foxx leads praise for 'amazing' Baby Driver director Edgar Wright

Jamie Foxx leads praise for 'amazing' Baby Driver director Edgar Wright The offensive song to him was Guns "N Roses" "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" cover, but the "hex song" in " Baby Driver " comes from a tune Jamie Foxx actually detests: the Eagles' "Hotel California". "These guys are as passionate about vehicle stunts as Edgar is about directing, or as we are about acting". I've never been an avid follower of Ansel Elgort , so this was my first time properly expose... [Full Article...]


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