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After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers

Andy Blankenbuehler took home yet another Tony for Best Choreography after the cast of Bandstand showed everyone exactly why he deserved it (and, of course, the award was announced during a commercial break). She expressed her appreciation for "all the people who are refusing to just stand and watch them do it". Spacey peppered his routines - aided by Whoopi Goldberg and Stephen Colbert , to name a few guests - with a healthy dose of self-deprecating humor, making a storyline out of ...

Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff wins world's ugliest dog contest

And the 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff's victory did not come easy. Although numerous compliments Martha received were somewhat backhanded - an AP article described her as "gassy", and a New York Times story said she had uncontrollable drool - she warmed the hearts of the audience and the judges when she sauntered onto the stage and immediately plopped on her side, her loose skin too stretchy to not love.

The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!

While talking about Martha's habits, her handler said she snores so loudly it is impossible to sleep with her in the same room. The Times article said that Zindler runs the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project , an animal fostering group, and has fostered over 300 dogs and kittens.

New Details on Sony's Spider-Man Spin-Offs Including Venom Villain

It was here that the Venom symbiote reproduced and its spawn bonded with Cassidy - oh yeah Carnage is basically Venom's kid - and the rest, as they say, is history. No word on whether they were drinking gin on the rocks, and making grand postures during this exchange, but one thing is for certain: Kevin Feige is the hero we deserve, and luckily the one we have right now.

Daniel Day-Lewis Quits Acting Again

He will not comment further about the decision, she said . He earned two other Academy Award nominations for " Gangs of New York " and " In the Name of the Father ". That would make the Paul Thomas Anderson directed Phantom Thread , due out in December, his final work on the big screen. Known as a top-flight method actor, Day-Lewis often prepared for roles by getting into character even when the cameras were not rolling.

Leeds appoint former APOEL boss Thomas Christiansen

But Press Association Sport understands Christiansen had been Radrizzani's top target in the hope that he will have a similar impact on English football as Huddersfield's David Wagner and new Watford boss Marco Silva. Ex-Middlesbrough man Aitor Karanka was an early favourite for the post but he's not landed the Elland Road post. Jansson was a rock for Leeds last season, and following his arrival on-loan from Torino, he completely reenergised the club and was seen by many as the ...

Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice "phony"

The special counsel appointed to probe alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential polls is now also investigating President Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice , according to a media report. The special counsel is also seeking documents from the National Security Agency relating to its interactions with the White House on the Russian Federation connection investigation.

Sexual assault case against Bill Cosby ends in mistrial

Cosby's team declared victory, however temporary. After more than six days of deliberation in Norristown, Pennsylvania , jurors were unable to come to a unanimous decision beyond a reasonable doubt. "Overtly arrogant, collaborating with the district attorney", said her statement, which was read by Wyatt. "It has been restored". Cosby had broken barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show , "I Spy", in the 1960s and, two decades later, created the top-ranked " Cosby ...

Virat Kohli Becomes The Most Followed Indian Celebrity On Facebook!

Earlier this month, Virat Kohli also featured in the 2017 Forbes list of "The World's highest paid athletes" in the world. Predictably, Kohli has more than 83% fans from India. He's now only behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi with 42.2 million followers. Virat Kohli is now a brand in India and overseas because of his achievements as a player and his contribution to the Indian team's success.

Accuser Back On The Stand At Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Cosby had earlier arrived at the courthouse in Norristown , Philadelphia, for the third day of his trial accompanied by actress Sheila Frazier, who starred with him in the 1978 comedy California Suite. Cosby kept still, looking down at the defence table through most of the morning. Ms Agrusa has suggested Ms Constand once enjoyed a romantic dinner by the fire at Cosby's home before the alleged assault.

Cosby Planning Townhalls to Discuss Avoiding Sexual Assault Allegations: Spokesperson

In an email to The New York Times , Wyatt said that his client has received "hundreds of calls from civic organizations and churches requesting for Mr. In a Wednesday interview on Birmingham, Alabama's WBRC-TV news, Wyatt offered more detail about the seminars. "Under the circumstances, Mr. Cosby should not be conducting sex-assault workshops", Allred told Deadline , "but if he does do them, then the best advice he can give to those attending is that if you do not drug and sexually ...

3-year-old homely Mastiff Martha wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

On Friday she lumbered away with $1,500 (£1,170), a flashy trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances, all things she could hardly care less about. Third position went to a 14-year-old Chinese Crested-Harke mix named Chase. The 3-year-old hound beat out 13 other canines for the title, including a bald Chinese Crested pooch and a mixed breed named Icky.

Harry Potter books turn 20

Rowling's pedestrian writing and bald characterisation, everyone agreed about the narrative verve on show in the Philosopher's Stone , starting with the delivery of a letter that will, like alchemy, transform the 11-year-old hero's life forever.

Mattel reveals dad bod and man-bun Ken dolls

This all comes on the heels of them doing a similar thing a year ago with Barbie herself, making her with four different body types and all kinds of different, modern hairstyles. (Who could forget 1993's Magic Earring Ken? ) However, it does mark the most diverse Ken squad to date. However, the company's 2017 first-quarter figures are back down 15 percent.

John Cena hints at potential match with Roman Reigns

Paul Heyman didn't shy away from hinting at this, noting Reigns's accomplishment during the episode of Raw after WrestleMania. In the latest edition of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter , Dave Meltzer said that the plan in WWE as of two weeks ago was still for Lesnar vs.

Lady Aurelia wins at Royal Ascot again

Last year , three runners made their way to Sha Tin after competing at Royal Ascot , including the victor Defrocked, now known as Limitless, third-placegetter Chief Whip (renamed California Whip) and the horse who finished sixth, Out And About (now Booming Delight).

Maroons' Mr Nobody has the last laugh over "dumb" Blues

Despite making a couple of early blunders, Hayne looked unsafe with the ball in hand and when he got his chance, he made the most of it, strolling through the ragged Queensland defence to score in front of the Blues supporters and replicate his 2014 pose.

The first 'Transformers: The Last Knight' reviews are in

Transformers: Age of Extinction and Transformers: Dark of the Moon both were slammed by critics and received average ratings of 18 percent and 35 percent, respectively. Now we are to believe that Transformers have roamed the earth for centuries, dating back to the time King Arthur, the knights of the round table, and Merlin .

The Tesla Model 3 interior looks incredible in this new render

Musk's concern is genuine. "About 85 percent of the market is filled with value-conscious customers, [which] has the largest potential for growth", said Chetan Maini, the creator of Reva, India's first electric vehicle. The revelation was made when a Twitter follower asked him his plans to launch the auto in the country. Tesla made a record sale of 25,000 units in the first quarter of the year.

Megyn Kelly Slams Alex Jones' Outrageous Claims Amid Interview Scandal!

The network released a brief portion of the interview, which is scheduled to air on Sunday. But she said it left many wondering how Jones and his "outrageous conspiracy theories" have the respect of millions including Trump , who she said has elevated Jones by praising him and appearing on his show.

The White House responds to Johnny Depp's controversial Trump comments

The comment was met with mixed reactions from the crowd, some of whom cheered and others who booed. "This is going to be in the press, and it will be awful", he said, prefacing his question. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump . "It did not come out as intended, and I intended no malice".

Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

In separate messages, they prayed for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and the Muslim Ummah. What is Eid al-Fitr? A number of streets surrounding the Mosque were closed to traffic as hundreds of Muslims celebrated the breaking of the fast.

Robert Mueller clarifies Trump-Russia investigation boundaries with Congress

Mr Trump had earlier questioned Robert Mueller's integrity in an interview with Fox News. While testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, Mr Comey said he hoped there were tapes. Trump's declaration now that there are no recordings appears to settle a key dynamic in that investigation: It's now the president's word against Comey's notes.

Erin Andrews Marries Jarret Stoll In Montana

Jennifer Allen , a publicist for Andrews, confirms that the 39-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and " Dancing with the Stars " co-host married the 35-year-old Stoll over the weekend. "There's little tips she gave me. keeping your points short, to the point and short, not go rambling, talk clear, talk slow, those types of things", he said.

Transformers: The Last Knight Review - Michael Bay Goes Out With A Bang

Wahlberg returns in " The Last Knight " as Cade Yeager, the small-town inventor, and he still manages to charm even when surrounded by hulking, hollering robots like the stogie-chewing Hound (John Goodman) and the wheedling scavenger-bot Daytrader (Steve Buscemi).

Transformers: The Last Knight is mythically bad

Last Knight is the fifth Transformers film and Wahlberg's second. Transformers viewers are used to the friendly tones of Bumblebee not watching Mark Wahlberg get molested by Megatron. Said Wahlberg: "Only if Michael comes back - it is a package deal". Hailee Steinfeld is now in talks to star in the film. He said he was chosen for Transformers for his four-year military experience as they were using real guns and explosions on set.

President Trump responds to Obama's criticism of Senate health care plan

There are a number of things that we can work on constructively to make insurance more affordable for people, to make insurance more competitive. But some GOP senators representing states that rapidly expanded Medicaid health care coverage have said the time frame is too short to adjust budgets.

Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Only a few hours after the bill was released, four conservatives led by Rand Paul of Kentucky announced they'll need a host of changes to get to "yes". The working poor: The Senate plan fills in the gap left by Obamacare, extending tack credits for people earning less than federal poverty level ($11,700 this year) who have been shut out of the exchange market.

Rangers FC handed warning over their pursuit of attacker

The Scotland worldwide knows the Scottish Premiership inside out, and his performances for Aberdeen last season were very impressive. Of course, there's every chance that Rangers don't heed Aberdeen's hands off warning and continue in their bid to bring McLean to Ibrox.

Winter is here in new 'Game of Thrones' season 7 trailer

The newest trailer for "Game of Thrones" Season 7 has revealed that winter is finally here and more of the chaos that's expected to happen is finally featured. As the footage moves forward, we hear Snow getting ready for war and declaring that "our enemy is real, it has always been real". It seems like there are going to be a lot of battles to be fought.

Eminem debuts new dark hair and beard

Dre sporting a new beard. However, it looks like the 44-year-old is over the fresh faced look and wants to try something new. "With a beard. #thedefiantones", he captioned the photo. Eminem has not even taken a single minute and opened his Instagram to upload a new photo along with his buddies Dr.Dre and Kendrick Lamar . Other fans also gave their hilarious responses on Twitter.

Mark Wahlberg Does Not Think Michael Bay is Done With Transformers

The first word that popped into my mind after watching " Transformers: The Last Knight " was "wow" ... in all caps! Director Michael Bay was joined on the red carpet set up behind the Opera House overlooking the river by numerous movie's stars, including Mark Wahlberg , Josh Duhamel , Anthony Hopkins , Laura Haddock , and Jerrod Carmichael .

RuPaul, Lynda Carter, Ryan Murphy To Get Hollywood Walk Of Fame Stars

Henson , Eric McCormack , Ryan Murphy , Niecy Nash , Mandy Patinkin , Shonda Rhimes and RuPaul . These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held in June and ratified by the Hollywood Chamber's Board of Directors.

'He Preyed on My Vulnerabilities': Bill Cosby Accuser Speaks Out

Jurors in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby were deadlocked Thursday , but the judge sent them back into deliberations to keep trying for a unanimous verdict . Jewel Allison, a former model who says Cosby assaulted her in the 1980s, faced off against a woman holding a sign that read " Bill Cosby is innocent" in capital letters.

England not good enough: Kane

I think that has shown in the latter stages of all of those games. "The pleasing thing is the players are taking on board tactical information", he said. "The other side is it has to be challenged by playing against top sides". The 31-year-old Heaton will win his third global cap in the match at the Stade de France , as Hart - criticised following his performance in Saturday's 2-2 draw against Scotland - is left out.