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Melissa McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, rides her podium through NY

Given the headlines coming out of the nation's capital this week and the sudden lack of visibility of White House press secretary Sean Spicer , it seems well timed to have McCarthy come on as host of the late-night sketch show. Following the somewhat inexact news that Spicer had hidden in bushes from reporters following the surprise firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - in fact, as a correction clarified, he had huddled with his staff "among" the bushes - McCarthy ...

Franklin Graham blasts MTV's first gender-neutral acting awards

On the other hand, The Daily Show's Trevor Noah won the Best Host award. Beauty and the Beast was the Movie of the Year , with its star, Emma Watson , the Best Actor in a Movie . Get Out co-stars Allison Williams , left, and Lil Rel Howery present the award for best kiss at the MTV Movie and TV Awards . Several new categories were added this year: Best American Story, for the program or film that "showcases America at its best"; Best Fight Against the System , which ...

Schumer: Trump Should Turn Over Any Comey 'Tapes' To Congress Or Apologize

His comment contradicted a Trump tweet saying Clapper did not believe there was collusion. Donald Trump faces accusations from US Democrats that he fired James Comey to hinder the FBI investigation into US intelligence agency allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election to benefit Trump.

Watch the trailer for Fox's X-Men spin-off series 'The Gifted'

As promised, FOX released an extended trailer of the upcoming X-Men TV series that will be arriving in the 2017-2018 TV Season. Singer will also executive produce with Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Winberg, Jeph Loeb, and Jim Chory. "With the brilliant production crew behind this project, it has all the makings of a big, fun and exciting new series". The show seems to be going after the same Government oppression, ostracizing of Mutants, and political overreach that the X-Men films have danced ...

Jai Lava Kusa First Look Gets a Date

NTR is essaying three different characters in the film so it will be interesting to see if makers introduce all the three characters or just one. The production house confirmed the news and the first poster of the film will be out during evening of May 19th.

Fox News co-president Bill Shine out in latest shake-up for network

His leadership experience learned at Ailes' feet was considered invaluable for the top-rated cable network, and Shine had been named co-president with Jack Abernethy upon Ailes' departure. Some women's groups called for Shine to be fired. FOLKENFLIK: Shine's answer was obviously yes. The changes comes as the 86-year-old Murdoch has been gradually withdrawing from his media-entertainment empire and turning over more duties to his sons James and Lachlan.

North Korea tests missile as South's new leader takes reins

The success and range of this latest missile test, if Japan's early analysis holds up, would heighten fears that Pyongyang is closer than previously thought to the sort of capability that would allow it to strike USA bases in the Pacific, like those in Guam, BBC reports.

Shirtless justin bieber leaves india

All roads to Mumbai led to the DY Patil Stadium on the evening of May 10 where Canadian singer Justin Bieber enthralled fans with hit songs from his albums. Ehsaan Noorani of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy took a less stern view. Now all the fans surely paid hell of money for this one concert and this left the fans fuming! "What a attractive night tonight, this is the best part of the night", he said.

'King Arthur' conjures up a loopy legend

King Arthur star Charlie Hunnam says he is happy to get his "kit off" - as long as there is "balance" in the film. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy.

Democrats Keep Pressure on Trump Over Comey Firing

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump took the extraordinary step of firing FBI director James Comey while his campaign is under active FBI investigation. Nearly all of them are very well known. They've been vetted over their lifetime, essentially. Trump said the candidates under consideration to lead the FBI - White House officials have identified 11 of them so far - are "outstanding people".

Aussie Anja lights up Eurovision

Wearing a long flowing red dress, The Voice Australia victor looked confident performing in front of a 50-second-long waterfall of fireworks, the longest in Eurovision history. "The Australian-born singer is representing Denmark - her parents" birth country - in the competition. You've got Austria, Switzerland, Bulgaria , Ireland, a lot of the favourites, ' she said.

Twenty-First Century Fox Profit Down

State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. ValueAct Holdings L.P. boosted its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 6.3% in the third quarter. The stock of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 14. The company reported the earnings of $0.53/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.49/share.

Happy Mother's Day! We're showing off all the great moms!

These mothers' stories - the problems they conquer and the heartbreak they suffer - are largely ignored because they are automatically written off as bad parents due to their connection to the criminal justice system, whether inside or out.

Watch Rick and Morty get attacked by facehuggers in Alien: Covenant crossover

Today is no different, as the blitz continues on apace - albeit this time, with something a little different. As you can see above, the studio has teamed up with Adult Swim to produce a Rick and Morty promo for the upcoming blockbuster, giving the film a bit of a comedic twist.

Katy Perry Praises Miley Cyrus' New Song 'Malibu': 'Love This!'

Miley admitted that she is in a much happier and content place than she was four years ago. In the tape, Cyrus can be heard singing her tune "Beach Weekend", which included the lyric, "trying out our brand new bikini/maybe drive a few boys insane".

Supergirl Season 2 Finale Title Revealed, Episode Introduces Season 3 Villain

As its very much predictable that Kara and Maggie can easily rescue Alex with a proper planning. Oh yeah, he knows she is Supergirl and if she doesn't do as he says in the next 36 hours , Alex will die. Water starts flooding into Alex's cell and she now only has four hours left until she's completely submerged. And when Hank transforms into Rick's Dad to fool Rick into revealing Alex's location, that doesn't work either.

I get affected by failures but learn from them, says Arjun Kapoor

In the song, Shraddha is seen playing a guitar and singing a song for Madhav Jha ( Arjun Kapoor ). "I always feel so blessed to have the best people to work with Thank you all for loving #BAAGHI ❤️". In that time Kapil creates some giggle at the show and he asked Shraddha to sing the same song in the Bhojpuri version as in the film Half Girlfriend Arjun will be seen as a Bihari guy.

Wishing Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit on her milestone 50th birthday!

In movies, her most memorable looks can easily be identified as the Ek Do Teen song, Dhak Dhak (of course), Choli ke Peechhey song, and all her looks from Devdas but especially from the Maar Daala song. Each of the films that she does is proves time and time again that she is one of the most finest artistes we have today. Movie critic Raja Sen calls the actress as an "exemplary dancer".

Trump asked to turn over any Comey tapes

White House spokespeople later refused to say whether the president's conversations were in fact being secretly taped. "Nearly all of them are very well known", Trump said while flying to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he was giving the commencement address at Liberty University.

Bulldogs' Hopoate agrees to play Sundays

He is also negotiating a new contract at the club and Bulldogs chief executive Raelene Castle said discussions around Sunday matches were part of that process. The religious mormon informed his teammates on Monday morning that he would be available for the Bulldogs' clash on the weekend and in an even bigger boost for round 13 against the Panthers and round 18 against the Knights.

Kathy Berman, wife of ESPN icon Chris Berman, dies in car accident

Edward Bertulis , 87, was also killed in the accident, police said Wednesday morning. John Skipper , the president of ESPN , released a statement on behalf of Chris Berman and the entire company. The couple have two children, Meredith and Doug . In 1993 an extensive interview with the Courant, Chris Berman reminded how he pretended a vehicle trouble just so he would have the opportunity to ask the previous Kathy Alexinski, a fourth-grade tutor at the period, for help and then a ...

Miss USA pageant kicks off in Las Vegas

Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Contestants are preparing to take the stage in the Miss USA pageant. As the contestants gear up for the show to be aired live Sunday evening on FOX , two Latina contestants-Linette De Los Santos (Miss Florida USA 2017) and Nancy Gonzalez (Miss Texas USA 2017)- are not only representing diversity, but are also standing up for with they believe in with the utmost confidence.

Will Ferrell delivers graduation speech

The secret to Ferrell's success? This year's commencement ceremony drew more than 60,000 guests to the University Park Campus. As TIME reports, the endearing comic gave some words of wisdom to the graduate who might not know where they are heading now that their time as students has come to an end.

Sean Spicer in the Hot Seat as Trump Fumes Over Comey Backlash

Mr Spicer had earlier attempted to email the announcement to the White House press corps, but when he encountered problems with the system he ended up shouting a statement to reporters who happened to be nearby. Turn the lights off", he said, according to the Washington Post . Multiple outlets are now reporting that Trump is looking to send Spicer packing.

Concussion spotters didn't have authority to remove Crosby

At first blush, it looks as though the league emerged from this one, but it might not be so lucky next time . Andre Burakovsky has found his rhythm as well, adding another three goals in the last two games. Crosby said he felt fine and was cleared to continue to play by the team medical staff. The Penguins won the Stanley Cup that year. “Our goal is to win the series, ” Backstrom said.

World celebrates Mother's Day today

With determination, she vowed, "By the grace of God, you shall have that Mother's Day ". NRF does not break down how much money is spent online versus in brick-and-mortar retailers, but jewelry, clothing, cards, and experience-based gifts lend themselves to in-store purchases; the study reflects that on a percentage basis.

Happy Valley reigns as The Crown misses out

Happy Valley has been named best drama series at the Bafta TV awards, defeating The Crown for the coveted prize. Harris and Lithgow are both nominated in the supporting actor category for their turns as King George VI and Winston Churchill respectively, while their co-star Vanessa Kirby is nominated for best supporting actress for her role as Princess Margaret.

ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman's wife killed in auto accident

According to a police report obtained by CBS News , Kathy Berman was driving on a rural road in CT when she rear-ended another driver. Chris and Kathy tied the knot in 1983 and are parents of Meredith and Douglas. Chris Berman , who has been with ESPN since it started, has been the face of the network's National Football League coverage for almost 30 years. According to a report from the state police , Berman's auto rear-ended another vehicle.

Jurgen Klopp reveals motivational conversation with Liverpool stars after West Ham win

LIVERPOOL take on West Ham at the London Stadium for the first time today. Liverpool will be hoping Coutinho is at the top of his game again next weekend when they finish off the season by hosting Middlesbrough at Anfield, a game in which a win will secure a top four spot.

'SNL's' Melissa McCarthy Spotted As Sean Spicer Riding Through New York

That's the one where McCarthy plays an enthusiastic character named Linda who has a special affinity for Hidden Valley Ranch dressing. "You know the only advice I can give him is just to watch Melissa [McCarthy] rolling down that NY street today with that podium", a laughing Rye began by referencing an SNL publicity stunt Friday morning.

'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68

He also had a small role in "The Avengers ". Boothe solidified himself in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Gideon Malick, who was first introduced in 2012's Marvel's The Avengers , originally as "World Security Council" before his character was given his formal name on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

SDPD ID's Gunman in University City Apartment Shooting

Adding, 'These victims were just in his presence at the wrong place at the wrong time when he committed this bad tragedy'. Galiendes, a student at UC San Diego , said he has lived in the complex since September. Today is the man's actual birthday, Griffin said. A police helicopter arrived first, and the pilot reported seeing multiple victims on the ground and that Selis appeared to be reloading in the pool area, the police chief said.

Airport in Australia shut after thick fog

Several flights at Melbourne have been delayed. Flights heading into Brisbane were diverted earlier this morning and several flights were cancelled. Morning Brisbane commuters have also been warned to be careful on the roads but Translink says there are now no major delays with public transport across the city.

Brit trio triumph at MTV movie and TV awards

Netflix's recent run of success at award shows continued on Sunday night at the MTV Movie and TV Awards . According to the recent reports, the show business is ready for the gender-neutral awards like the MTV's one. "If anyone thinks you should, I've got a good doctor you can see", Morgan said of those favouring gender-neutral awards. The former " Harry Potter " star then turned and honored actor Asia Kate Dillon, who presented Watson with the award and identifies as gender non-binary.

Gary foster mother charged with murder in tot's slaying

The foster mother of a 20-month-old girl who was found dead Thursday is facing felony charges in northwest in in connection with the girl's death. Angela Salinas said her daughter Emma was just a few months shy of her second birthday when she died.