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JK Rowling reveals secret fairy tale she wrote on a dress

Rowling's tweets. In an interview with CNN , Rowling said she was working on a politically-minded "fairy tale". But part of it has already been revealed to the world: in the form of a dress she wore. A year ago, she said on Twitter that she wasn't happy with the manuscript and it was "in a drawer". There would be nothing more exciting for Potterheads than another fantasy book by Harry Potter creator JK Rowling .

Queen picks Cavalry man as her first black equerry

Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah will serve for three years in the role starting at the end of the year. Historically, the equerry looks after the royal horses, but in modern times, his responsibility has shifted to assisting the Queen as an aide.

Jeremy Meeks' wife to divorce husband after Chloe Green Scandal

She added: 'My whole world has been torn apart by this. Do you think that Melissa should take Jeremy back after being caught kissing Chloe Green? "To me, that's unforgivable", she told the Daily Mail . I told him how devastated and angry I am. What they did destroyed my entire world. Melissa , who has been married to Meeks for eight years, said she tried to contact her husband as soon as she saw the photos, but she wasn't able to reach him: "I was angry, hurt, and very, ...

Jay-Z brings tour to Lincoln

Under the new system, the RIAA counts 1,500 song streams off an album as one album sale. The album has already been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America after RIAA Chairman and CEO Cary Sherman presented Jay with a plaque.

Wheelchair-Bound Coldplay Fan Crowdsurfs His Way To Stage During Concert

He told BBC News: "A lad accidentally fell on me and was extremely apologetic". The heartwarming video shows Chris helping Rob, who is a personal trainer, up on the stage, hugging him and then introducing him to the crowd. "I would like to thank Chris for an unbelievable experience". "We've been away from Ireland and from Dublin for too long". "The video has gone viral since and my phone hasn't stopped".

International Dark Tower Trailer Brings New Footage from Mid

Check out the global Dark Tower trailer below! Up until now, I wasn't entirely convinced that Matthew McConaughey was the right man to play The Man in Black, but there are a couple great, menacing lines he delivers here that are helping me come around to his casting.

Details released for Jack O'Neill paddle out memorial event Sunday

Flowers, notes, photographs and other remembrances line the fence in front of surfing industry pioneer Jack O'Neill's Pleasure Point home in the days after his June 2 death. Nathan Goode, resident of Santa Cruz. The ceremony will begin in Monterey Bay near 36th Avenue and East Cliff Drive at 11 a.m., though organizers are urging participants to arrive by 10 a.m.

Maren Morris Is Engaged

News later confirmed the post referred to the date when he proposed. Further, a report from Entertainment Tonight also shared that the couple started dating since December 2015. The 27-year-old musician said yes when his 32-year-old beau popped the big question. Hurd is now touring with Florida Georgia Line , while Morris is on Sam Hunt's tour.

President unveils online education portal Swayam

Swayam is essentially a portal which has been formulated as a solution to the problem of hard access to physical educational infrastructure and teachers along with study material and textbooks. The courses offered are from school to post-graduate level. He further said channels will cover subjects like arts, commerce, science, social science, performing arts, medicine, engineering, law, and agriculture.

Comey memos reportedly had classified info; Trump says 'That is so illegal'

Such violations of agency rules and mishandling of classified information bear resemblance to Hillary Clinton's actions as Secretary of State, which Comey publicly denounced at the now-infamous press conference he held just over a year ago during the 2016 election cycle that ended the email investigation.

Jackpot! And … jackpot? California teen hits it big twice in one week

Rosa Dominguez, 19, purchased two $5 tickets in the span of a week and won big, according to a news release from the California Lottery . "I was so nervous, I just wanted to cry", Dominguez told the California Lottery . A few days later she bought a $5 Lucky Fortune ticket, this time winning $100,000. The Lottery didn't say when the tickets were purchased. She's using her winnings to buy a new vehicle.

Brooklyn Beckham posts ADORABLE tribute to little sister Harper on her birthday

The only daughter of David and Vitoria Beckham definitely got the princess treatment on her big day. "Happy birthday to my little sister". Victoria posted a picture of the birthday girl standing outside the palace and captioned it, "Our little birthday princess".

Donald Trump Says Social Media Usage Is 'Modern Day Presidential'

Different press freedom associations, meanwhile, are tired of Trumps' rhetoric in light of escalating tension between politicians, the public at large and the media. The president's war with CNN shows no signs of abating. "The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House ". He increased his criticisms of the network after it retracted a story on alleged connections between Russian Federation and Trump's transition team.

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Sold by Driehaus Capital Management LLC

The stock increased 0.45% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $90.22. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Alaska Air Group by 4,899.5% in the first quarter. (NYSE: ALK ) on Tuesday, March 21. Alaska Air Group's dividend payout ratio is now 20.41%. Shares were disposed in a price range of $90.85, amounting $635,950.00.

Suspect Kills Stepfather, Posts Pictures of Body on Social Media

Officers found a man dead inside the garage and began looking for the man's stepson. The pursuit led back towards Bowie where the suspect's vehicle stopped at the intersection of Central Avenue and Devonwood Drive. The photos have since been removed from the account. The son of the victim identified him to WDCW as Ronald Pinkney Sr., but police have not released his identity.

Airtel postpaid customers to carry forward unused data to next billing cycle

The company said through this project, it will transform its in-store experience and also give better postpaid and security promises. Airtel will be redesigning over 2500 Airtel stores across India. "At Airtel, everything that we do starts with our customers and we are obsessed about delivering a great experience to them". Airtel realised that many people were finding the unused data at the end of the day a painful waste.

Hobby Lobby forfeits 5500 ancient artifacts

However, some experts have asserted that Hobby Lobby must have known that it was illegally importing artifacts . Federal prosecutors alleged that the craft store chain had smuggled more than 3,000 items into the United States. The federal complaint described the suspicious activity surrounding the purchase, including that the company never met the dealer and it wired payments to seven different bank accounts.

New footage from the set of Star Wars: Han Solo leaked

We're told these shots were taken during filming before Ron Howard took over as director , replacing Phil Lord and Chris Miller. As you can see, in the photo, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) is dressed in what appears to be a Princess Leia type of royal gown.

'The Exorcist': John Cho Joins Season 2 Cast Of Fox Drama Series

Spoilers are ahead. Do not continue reading unless you want to know details about what is coming next on the FOX TV show. The first new actor to join the show has now been announced, too: Star Trek actor John Cho. Actress Gina Davis played family matriarch, Angela Rance, with Alan Ruck as her husband, Henry Rance, and Hannah Kasulka and Brianne Howey as daughters, Casey and Katherine.

Stripe's global partnership with Alipay, WeChat Pay opens China to the world

San Francisco-based Stripe is the latest to partner with digital payment platforms Alipay and WeChat Pay, allowing United States merchants using its platform to accept payments from Chinese customers. "If we can help a business double their sales, then it doubles our revenue from that business", Collison said. The new partnership, which coincides with Stripe's official launch in Hong Kong after a year of testing, allows Alipay and WeChat Pay to expand its global reach beyond China, where ...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Rakes in $117M Domestically, $140M Overseas

A classic upside down kiss with Mary Jane might be this film's most memorable moment, and the web-swinging in NY, when seen for the first time, had a Christopher Reeve/Superman flying for the first time feel to it. In Asia alone, the movie has earned $61.3 million. But I suspect Homecoming might beat all Spidey films when it comes to lifetime domestic gross because a Spidey film hasn't gotten this much praise since SPIDER-MAN 2.

Rigoberto Urán se adjudicó la novena etapa del Tour de Francia

Yo estaba pasando el control antidoping cuando me dicen: oiga que ganó usted. ¿En serio? este man me está güevoniando la vida, me está vacilando. Urán se resignó porque creyó lo mismo, sin embargo, Urán ganó debido milímetros y eso desbordó la imaginación de los colombianos con divertidos memes.

Bear Attacks Camper In Boulder County, Wildlife Officials Track Bear

The 19-year-old has marks on his forehead to show how the bear dragged him about 10 feet away from his sleeping quarters. It is unclear the extent of his injuries. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for the bear. Their website states that there were two camps going on for "tweens" and teenagers, and another scheduled to start Sunday.

Wedding bells? Meghan Markle spotted trying on bridal gowns

As for the date the nuptial would be held, Harry would have to check in with his grandmother The Queen for final date approval and ensure there's no clashes with the jam-packed royal calendar. We are sure there was nothing between them except some innocent flirting but what will Meghan think when she sees the photos? The spoiler pictures come after Meghan was allegedly seen searching for an evening dress in Canada when she made a decision to check out wedding gowns, according to a friend.

Jason Kipnis placed on disabled list with strained hamstring

So far this season, Kipnis he is batting.232 with 19 doubles, 8 home runs, 26 RBI and 32 runs scored thru 66 games. Erik Gonzalez will probably serve as the primary second baseman while Kipnis is out, and Jose Ramirez will likely see some time at second base as well.

Smart Home Gadget Calls 911 During Domestic Dispute

Bernalillo County Sheriff Department officials were unavailable to confirm the smart home speaker used in the incident. As smart home devices like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home become more and more common in the USA, there has been a growing fear among privacy advocates about the implications of "always-on" speakers that could record illicit dealings.

China, Germany agree to take bilateral ties to new and higher levels

After the press conference, Berlin played host to the ultimate Chinese gesture of tightening relations in an environment buffeted by geopolitical risk: the panda handover. During a meeting with Martin Schulz, chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) of Germany, Xi said both China and Germany, as two major economies in the world and influential major countries in worldwide affairs, have achieved significant development in bilateral relations since they established diplomatic ties 45 ...

Daniel set to sign on for fifth James Bond film

After all, he once said he'd rather slash his wrists than make another Bond film. Yet, it is no wonder producers are keen for Daniel to take on the role, as he has enjoyed enormous success since his first appearance as Bond in Casino Royale back in 2005.

Orioles get 5-1 win against Twins

After all, the team's defense and power hitting, especially after the late offseason re-signing of the American League home run champion, Mark Trumbo , should have been top of the line. The Orioles are listing the starter for Saturday's match-up against Adalberto Mejia (4-3, 4.32 ERA) as TBD. He retired nine batters in a row before Machado singled in the fourth.

Jill (Duggar) Dillard Gives Birth to Second Child -- Find Out His Name!

Fans wondered if the announcement about the forthcoming birth was just a decoy to keep fans guessing but it turns that it was not. Derick also shared the photo on Instagram and wrote " Jill and I are so blessed to welcome our second child, Samuel Scott Dillard! ".

Shocking! MP Farmer Uses Daughters To Pull Plough In Fields

In visuals provided by ANI , Kahla's two teenaged daughters can be seen ploughing the field. The farmer who has been identified as Sardar Barela said, "Don't have enough money to buy oxen, ploughing fields to sow of maize crop". On June 6, five farmers were killed when police opened fire on protesting farmers in Mandsaur district. In the wake of such incidents, Mandsaur became the epicenter of a farmers' agitation over a demand for loan waivers and better prices for their produce.

Why Wrigley Field deserves to get the All-Star Game

While African-Americans are scarce on the All-Star rosters, there is no shortage of players of color from Caribbean nations. Some, like Ian Resleo, just couldn't wait to see what it was all about. After advancing to second following another single, Jim Hickman singled up the middle and Rose sped around third as AL center fielder Amos Otis charged and fired the ball toward home.

Vijay Mallya's extradition case hearing scheduled for today in London

Both leaders also talked about the complete range of India-UK ties. In a tweet after the meeting, external affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said Modi had asked for UK's "cooperation for return of escaped Indian economic offenders".

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Donald Trump Seeks Dismissal Of Ex-'Apprentice' Contestant's

The suit alleges the former reality TV host defamed her during the presidential campaign when he said her sexual harassment complaints were false. In a 53-page memo, Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz argued Zervos' allegations were false from the start, meant to hurt Trump's presidential campaign, and asserted her lawsuit now is merely an attempt to force Trump to submit to intrusive evidentiary discovery that could hurt his presidency.