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MTV Awards go gender-neutral

The nod for her portrayal of Belle in Beauty And The Beast was first in a successful night for Britons at the MTV Movie & TV awards with Millie Bobby Brown and Daniel Kaluuya also triumphing. "The message of this movie is togetherness", Henson said of the film, which earned a Best Picture nomination at this year's Academy Awards. "I got to to thank a generation that was willing to accept this multicultural franchise where it didn't matter what color your skin was, or what country you're ...

Aberdeen and Standard Life merger to result in 800 job losses

As the merger between Standard Life (LON:SL) and Aberdeen (LON:ADN) goes ahead, the merger prospectus revealed on Tuesday that the companies plan to lose around 800 jobs. It added that the investment businesses of both firms will be brought together in an investment sub-group which would be named Aberdeen Standard Life Investments.

Phaedra Parks blames drug and rape lies on 'RHOA' producers

However, many believe that Phaedra should answer to her behavior, even if she has indeed been fired from The Real Housewives of Atlanta. At the reunion Parks denied the idea that she heard the claim from Burruss herself and said that she heard it from someone else, then repeated it.

Tarek and Christina El Moussa reportedly sued by realtor

In docs, Schmier says the couple's company - Next Level Property Investments - hired him past year to lock potential flip-worthy Carolina pads. Schmier reportedly claims the HGTV reality stars made a deal to pay him $5,000 per home but never followed through on their agreement.

Bill Clinton's debut novel to get film adaptation

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at a Brookings Institution forum to discuss the book "Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman" in Washington, US, March 9, 2017. In a statement, he said he had always been a fan of Patterson's novels. "It's a rare combination", he stated adding, "readers will be drawn to the suspense, of course, but they'll also be given an inside look into what it's like to be president".

The "Bow Wow Challenge" Has Rightfully Taken Over Twitter

If the Twitter photo of Bow Wow on a commercial flight had never appeared, the Instagram photo that Bow Wow posted might have largely gone unnoticed. Bow Wow recently learned the hard way that you can't outsmart internet trolls. A quick Google image search on Bow Wow's Instagram leads to MIA VIP Transportation , which describes itself as "an executive group transportation company" located in Florida .

Burglar arrested at rapper 50 Cent's Connecticut mansion

Maybe it had nothing to do with 50 Cent extricating himself from some of his financial woes, but cops recently caught a burglar snooping around the rapper's Cent's mansion in CT. Several officers and a dog searched the 50,000-square-foot mansion, which has 21 bedrooms and 25 bathrooms. According to Zillow , the hip-hop mogul cut the asking price of his 50 Poplar Hill Drive home to $5.995 million.

FOX Officially Orders X-Men TV Series, The Gifted

With a hostile government on their heels, they're forced to join an underground network of other mutants in order to survive. While the X-Men franchise might be getting a little tiring in the films, it is still incredibly hot property in the world of TV series.

Rob & Big Star Christopher "Big Black" Boykin Has Died At 45

Big Black launched his clothing line catered towards plus-sized people called Big Man Network and Big Dime Pieces. On Tuesday, Boykin's ex issued a message to the late star's fans via his Twitter page. The little girl made her television debut when she was just an infant on an episode of Rob & Big . While he had a lot of amusing posts on Instagram , his Facebook was nearly entirely dedicated to Isis .

'Arrow' Fans Be Warned: Season 5 Ends With A Cliffhanger

There are a number of things that returned in Honor Thy Fathers . The pair's relationship would go on in that vein for a while: Oliver coming to her for help with his secret vigilante side job and Felicity using her STEM background to unknowingly put away some of the city's worst criminals.

The Flash Season 3

And that could prove to be their greatest advantage - as this week's episode proved, Barry's ignorance leads to Savitar's ignorance. Although the weapon is ready to use, Tracy revealed that it needs 3.86 terajoules of energy in order "to generate enough power to magnetize Savitar's radial field and keep him in a state of perpetual stasis inside the speed force".

Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

Still, that pales next to the bigger question: Should the House impeach the president based on obstruction of justice? Trump, however, would have several defenses. Comey told associates the president pushed the director to pledge his loyalty to the president that night. And when the investigation appeared to be expanding, Trump fired Comey , he noted.

IZombie and The Originals Renewed by CW

It's good news for the two midseason CW series whose fate had not been decided. The Vampire Diaries' spinoff The Originals and Rob Thomas' iZombie both are getting another season on the CW . Especially because another season of iZombie means we get to spend more time with this charismatic cast. iZombie is based on characters by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, and is published by DC Entertainment's Vertigo.

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Goes 'Empire Strikes Back' In New

Marvel has released yet another trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and though it doesn't reveal anything new (it's all the same footage from the previous trailers), it's got a fun 80s sitcom feel to it. The upcoming movie is a follow up to the 2014 smash it from Marvel. These films allow the characters to grow more in relation to each other, than only focus on one single character arc.

Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Meanwhile, " Hidden Figures " and the "The Fate of the Furious" took home the Best Fight Against the System trophy and the Generation Award respectively. She said the occasion "says something about how we perceive the human experience". Herself a trailblazer and proponent of gender equality, Watson's place as the first-ever victor of a gender-neutral MTV acting award was another shining moment to tack onto her legacy.

Renewed for Season 2 on NBC

NBC's Taken series-based on the Liam Neeson movies about the guy with particular set of skills whose family keeps getting kidnapped-didn't exactly set the TV world on fire. As he fights to overcome the trauma of the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly Central Intelligence Agency operative.

'Survivor: Game Changers' recap: Who's in charge here?

Sierra also promised Sarah she would will the advantage to her if voted out of the game, and that was reason enough for Sarah to go after her and take her out. But, yeah, I think it was a big reason why I went home. "I just flew off the handle". As it turned out, she became a behind-the-scenes puppet master, calling the shots and devising strategy from the comfort of her hammock - heck, she was one of the chief decision-makers behind voting out Malcolm Freberg at the two-tribe Tribal ...

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

Mr Comey , who had been leading an inquiry into possible collusion between Trump election campaign officials and Russian Federation, was sacked on Tuesday. The president's tweets, they write, "raise the specter of possible intimidation and obstruction of justice". "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" he added.

Authorities: Body of missing woman found in California river

The park is not far from the orchard where police found the woman's cellphone and pickup truck. Several days later, workers in the orchard where Aly's truck had been seen on video called police saying a truck had been left there and appeared to be stuck in the mud.

Sean Spicer says 'no comment' when asked about Trump taping Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey has not confirmed Trump's account. Mr Trump has said Mr Comey told him three times he was not a target of the FBI inquiry, fuelling accusations the president was interfering in the investigation. Comey found the allegations confounding, according to his associate, and wondered what to make of what he described as unusual thoughts coming from his new boss.

'Sleepy Hollow' Canceled At Fox After Four Seasons

However, it managed a third installment, but ended with a shocking finale by killing off Beharie's character, ushering Season 4 with a new partner. For starters, the fan-favorite series had undergone plenty of big changes following a well-received first season.

Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

Lauer asks Sanders to respond to a Wall Street Journal story citing Federal Bureau of Investigation sources saying those briefings never happened. "You've got a House committee, a Senate committee and Department of Justice all working on this", White House Principal Deputy Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters.

Ayesha Confirmed For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was produced with an estimated budget of $200 million. It is also the 15th consecutive film to debut at number one for the Marvel Cinematic Universe and with a good roster of films going forward there will be no letup.

Barack Obama responded to Jimmy Kimmel's emotional speech about the ACA

Jimmy Kimmel teared up during his show Jimmy Kimmel Live! as he revealed his newborn son Billy had to have open heart surgery shortly after his birth. "I think that's something that whether you're a Republican or Democrat or something else, we all agree on that". In the process, Kimmel gave an impassioned defense of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), which prompted former President Barack Obama to respond on Twitter.

Five-member all-faith bench of SC judges starts hearing Triple Talaq

At one stage during the course of the arguments on Section 2 of the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939 - which spells out the grounds under which a Muslim woman can seek dissolution of marriage - Chief Justice Khehar said that the object of the provision was to "further women's rights and not curtail it".

Twenty-First Century Fox reports 4.6 pct rise in quarterly revenue

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 1 analyst of Thomson Reuters, 2 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. The current ratio for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Institutional investors now hold around $28.58 billion or 98% in FOXA stock. The target price for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2016.

Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

President suggests briefings might be replaced with written statements. Look, [Comey]'s a showboat. But Clapper is only providing a shrug, an exact match to "I don't know". USA intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to disrupt the election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking them, with the aim of helping Trump .

Man arrested after beach tirade at Muslim family

Above, you can see part of the "disturbance". A Trump fan who was caught on camera screaming vile racist abuse at a Muslim family wept after being arrested, and his mugshot shows a sorry sight. A few seconds later, Downing returned to Alward's family and started hurling racist comments at them. "While enjoying our time at the beach during a family reunion, our kids and we had to experience ugliness and aggressiveness in the worse shape and form possible".

Aggies hopes of going to NCAA Women's Golf Championship on the ropes

Florida leads the tournament with a 14-over 590, followed by Ohio State (+15), Florida State (+21), SC (+22) and MI (+29). The Vikings carded a 10-under-par 278 in the second round on the 6,777-yard par-72 course to move past Dixie State, Sonoma State and Cal State East Bay and into a tie with Midwestern State.

Dior takes celeb crowd caving with LA cruise collection show

The show marked the first ever Resort show from new Dior creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri , and to celebrate, she invited all guest to the Pacific Palisades in California, for a two-day show and party. While most of her fellow attendees opted for glamorous gowns, Rihanna chose a full Dior look consisting of a natural fox fur cardigan which she wore slumped off her shoulders, cinched at the waist with a distressed wraparound leather belt and paired with distressed light blue jeans and ...

Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan are now officially separated

Surprisingly, the duo arrived together at Justin Bieber's concert yesterday with their son Arhaan. The two went to the court in the same auto and their divorce finally came through. This is not the first time Arbaaz and Malaika were spotted with each other after they confirmed their separation. The three of them happily posed for the shutterbugs, thus giving a clear indication that they still are a family.

Priyanka Chopra, Adriana Lima dazzle at Miami beach

Bollywood babe is super affectionate type when she is around her BFF, Adriana Lima, on the beach. And now we spot the actress once again in the beach, only this time, it isn't for a film. And now, Priyanka is posting pictures from the sun-kissed roads of Miami. Sharing a picture she wrote, "The #baywatch crew together at last". Priyanka Chopra had made the golden bikini a rage after the release of Dostana which was shot in Miami.

NHS computer systems being held to ransom across England — NHS cyber-attack

NHS hospitals were plunged into chaos today when their computer systems were hit by a massive security breach. Many canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hospital unless it was an emergency. Security experts said the attack appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters companies and organizations when employees click on email attachments, then spreads quickly internally from computer to computer when employees share documents and ...

Comey Firing Won't Stop Russia Probe

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-California, told local Capitol Public Radio today that Comey should have been fired at the beginning of the administration, but that "the timing of the firing makes it necessary to hand the investigation over to an independent prosecutor so it's above reproach".