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Local spelling bee competitor fails to make final round

Propper was among 291 spelling champs from around the world at the 90 national spelling bee. Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . New Mexico Spelling Bee coordinator Karen Kehe told the Journal it's very rare for a 9-year-old to win the contest , which includes third through eighth graders from around the state.

Major fire on the set of Sanjay Dutt's 'Bhoomi'

The shooting of Omung Kumar directorial had to be stopped for three to four hours, said a press release issued from the production house. First, it was Sanjay Dutt who, while shooting for a sequence in Agra, injured himself, according to Hindustan Times' report .

Artist Tattoo's Thief On Teenager's Forehead For Stealing

The tattoo, which reads " Eu sou ladrão e vacilão ", stands for "I am a thief and a loser" in Portuguese. According to a report in Daily Mail , the artist, Maycon Wesley cornered the teen, who had sneaked into artist's house and tried to steal his bicycle.

Abhishek-Aishwarya film together 'still in early talks'

But the demands for Mrs Aishwarya Rai Bachchan do not just stop here. "I am an actor and it doesn't matter in which language the film is made or by whom it is made". Hrudayantar was launched by superstar Shahrukh Khan, who also gave the first clap for shooting of the film to commence. "I think the marketing and promotion has already begun, but I can not thank my Hindi film industry enough in this life time".

Trump slams 'cowardly' Comey

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he he kept notes on his meetings with the president because he was concerned Trump might lie about the nature of their conversations. He outraged Democrats past year with his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices, including the decision to publicly disclose the potential of new information 10 days before the election.

Midler ignores exit music during Tony Awards speech

DON'T MESS WITH BETTE: It takes real bravado to even attempt to shoo off Bette Midler when she's winning her first competitive Tony. She refused to be played off, silencing the orchestra as the crowd roared. TWO PRESIDENTS: Host Kevin Spacey managed to portray two USA leaders in one telecast — former president Bill Clinton and Frank Underwood, the fictional president he plays on Netflix's political thriller " House of Cards ".

Why Prabhas proposed Anushka Shetty's name for lead role in 'Saaho'

And it is heard that Prabhas's look in Saaho will be a delight for his fans. " Prabhas proposed Anushka as lead in Saaho as he felt she will be the flawless match". In our EXCLUSIVE report last week we revealed how Anushka will be seen in a sexy-chic avatar in this movie. While the makers of the film tried to rope in a number of A-list Bollywood actresses, no one agreed for the same.

Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan share cute family photos

Abhishek, on his part, has also been treating his fans to adorable family photos. Amitabh Bachchan took to the photo-blogging site to post a black-and-white photo of son Abhishek, from soon after the latter's birth. Just a few days ago, the actor posted a throwback picture of himself and Abhishek during his bad Coolie accident. In the caption, he called Abhishek "a most caring and loving male nurse".

Gopichand starrer 'Goutham Nanda's' teaser is out

After months of waiting the makers released the teaser of the film today on June 12, on the occasion of Gopichand's 38 birthday. Touted to be a stylish action entertainer, Sampath has kept everything else under the wraps. SS Thaman has composed the music, background score and it matches upto the visuals, the cinematography work needs special mention. With an intriguing tagline that reads "A journey into the self", "Gautam Nanda" surely raises expectations with its first teaser.

This is what happened when Sonam forgets to reply Big B's SMS

Sonam Kapoor turned a year older on June 9 and celebrated her birthday with sister Rhea Kapoor, rumoured boyfriend Anand Ahuja and friends. Sonam had a different story to tell. The film which was supposed to go on the floors last year, will now probably kick-start in September, this year. "Our butter chicken meal is pending".

Bank of America ends funding over Trump scene

The Public Theater's artistic director, Oskar Eustis , said on the organization's website that the production, which he reminds people does not include any new lines, is about " how fragile democracy is ", warning it can be " swept away in no time at all ".

Kevin Spacey Cracks Joke about Hillary Clinton's Emails at Tony Awards

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Michael Aronov, " Oslo ". "This has the ability to lift your spirits in these awful, bad times ", she said of her show. But she said the experience had been "life-affirming and life-changing", telling reporters between tears, "It's more than I deserve". Broadway enjoyed a record-breaking season thanks to last year's Tony victor, pop culture juggernaut " Hamilton ", and musicals like " Hello, Dolly!' and 'Come From Away ", which ...

'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

He went on to do impersonations of former President Bill Clinton and Johnny Carson. She capped her speech by saluting the enduring optimism that makes Hello Dolly! such a beloved musical: "This thing has the ability to lift your spirits in these awful, bad times ".

Director Sam Johnson and EL James won't be working together again

With the benefit of hindsight would I go through it again? "I like everyone - and I get really confused when they don't like me", she explained. 'I have literally zero interest, ' she confessed in an interview with Sunday Times Magazine .

Star Wars Battlefront 2 gameplay video leaked ahead of schedule

Immediately following the press conference , the EA Play 2017 live stream will continue until 3:00 p.m. PT with a behind-the-scenes look at what's happening in the fan fest at E3 2017 . Additionally, these ahead-of-time purchases give "instant access" to an exclusive "upgraded Epic Lightsaber Mystery Star Card for Yoda". Star Wars Battlefront 2 screenshots Mon, April 10, 2017 STAR WARS Battlefront 2 brings together all eras of the Star Wars saga.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Looks Amazing

Find out on the next episode of Dragon ... er, never mind! The studio's recent 'Guilty Gear' XRD games that shift briskly between the two; look marvelous, and 'DBFZ " seems to up the ante by incorporating the " Dragon Ball Z' dementia and three-on-three battles.

Fears man lost in river in London attack

Police searching for a Frenchman missing since Saturday's attack on London Bridge say they have recovered a body from the River Thames, potentially taking the death toll to eight. Police have not identified the third attacker. The youngest of Saturday's attackers is said to have told Italian authorities "I'm going to be a terrorist", while officers reportedly found Islamic State-related material on his mobile phone when they intercepted him.

The moment before Richard Hammond crashes supercar

The person was conscious after the crash, he said, but declined to confirm the person's identity. According to the report, Clarkson was enjoying a "chilled glass of wine" having finished filming when, over the radio, someone said Hammond and co-host James May were doing another shoot.

Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins Not Signed On Yet

Wonder Woman is now playing in theaters nationwide. But one more impressive detail you may not have known was that actor Gal Gadot , who played Wonder Woman , was pregnant while filming. "She really is inspirational". On the screen, Wonder Woman took on a war and saved the world. "My favorite scene to shoot was riding Vendeval, the gray stallion, through the yellow field".

Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar

Crisis in the Gulf: Why is Qatar under siege? They have imposed what Qatar says is a blockade of shipping and air traffic and closed Qatar's only land border, causing panic buying at supermarkets and provoking confusion and anxiety across the population.

Tony Awards: Donald Trump targeted at Kevin Spacey-hosted show

An exuberantly nostalgic production of " Hello, Dolly! " won for best musical revival, and its adored star, Bette Midler , won as best leading actress in a musical. "To the ladies and gentlemen of the Oslo Accords who believed in democracy, who believed in seeing peace, seeing their enemies as humans, I give this up to them", said Rogers.

Chris Cornell's widow still awaiting details about his death

Chris was always just my brother. In a 2004 interview, the "Chris was always just my brother. In a 2004 interview, the Allied actor bluntly admitted that he is a huge fan of the singer. Chris was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit on May 18. The rocker's passing has immediately ruled a suicide by hanging following an initial autopsy by The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, with a full report to follow.

Paul Simpson hopes for big future for England's World Cup winners

While many members of the victorious England U20 squad found game time hard to come by at club level this season, that wasn't the case with Calvert-Lewin, who made eleven Premier League appearances for Everton , scoring once. "We said if we want to win a World Cup we have to be absolutely committed from that moment on and they have been". It is the biggest global tournament in youth football and already, England has started dreaming of winning the bigger World Cup trophy with these set of ...

Keith Urban Cleans Up At CMT Music Awards

The duo took home the award for their collaboration on "Want You to Want Me" from CMT Crossroads . Collaborative Video of the Year was shared between Urban and Underwood for their song " The Fighter ". As for the performers, it's a list that includes the likes of Thomas Rhett , Blake Shelton , Miranda Lambert , Brett Eldredge, and a whole lot of other familiar faces.

Mourinho Pushing to Sign $101million Star for Manchester United

Chelsea , meanwhile, has watched rivals United and Manchester City make early progress in the transfer market and may now be prepared to move. United hope that a bid in the region of £60million would be enough to get Morata. The 24-year-old Spain global forward only started 14 league games as Madrid won LaLiga, and the Champions League . "It's nice being back in the Champions League but the main goal will be winning the league".

Jessica Chastain blasts representation of women in films at Cannes

Sofia Coppola won best director for The Beguiled , a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood tale of sexual tension between an injured soldier in the American Civil War and the women and girls who take him in. Swedish satire The Square , exploring creative liberty, free speech and the blurred lines between the sexes, won the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes film festival late Sunday night.

Michigan State University Football Players Charged With Sexual Assault

Robertson was dismissed from the team following the charge against him. All four players were projected as starters this fall. Tuesday, an Ingham County judge issued the arrests warrants for Joshua J. "Eleven years of what we've tried to do here as a program. Prior to that, that has never happened as I can recollect". "Other things that I have". King and Corley were arraigned Wednesday.

Bill Cosby's Accuser Tells Horrifying Story of Abuse During Testimony

Cosby, sitting across the courtroom, shook his head as Constand described an encounter at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004, after she accepted three blue pills that he promised would help her "relax". Constand has said neither of those assertions was correct. "I remember wanting to pull up my dress and wanting to cover myself, but not being able to", Johnson said.

British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

He is being held at a police station in south London . Butt and his aides Moroccan-origin Rachid Redouane and Moroccon-Italian Yousef Zaghba rammed a high-speed van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revellers at the nearby Borough Market, killing eight people before being shot dead by armed police officers last week.

Illegal Tiananmen Square liquor arrives in Hong Kong

Over the last 28 years, the group Tiananmen Mothers has continued to demand justice for the victims though the government closed the case without disclosing the number or the identities of the people who died in the incident. "June 4th is not just about commemoration". "June 4th has been an important resource in our fight for democracy, and it will be a huge loss if it's fading away".

Senators' Demands Underscore McConnell's Health Care Problem

It would roll back state-by-state expansions of Medicaid, which covered millions of low-income Americans and, in place of government-subsidized insurance policies offered exclusively on the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces, the bill would offer tax credits of $2,000 to $4,000 a year, depending on age.

Funny CCTV footage shows a peahen trashing liquor store

Ghanem said he ultimately helped the officer catch the peahen and they took the bird outside. Well, I heard that you-a female peacock just looking for a little prosecco, or maybe a nice rosé-got into a little trouble down at the local liquor store this week! "This was really out of my comfort zone", Ghanem told CBS Los Angeles .

Did Donald Trump and Salma Hayek date?

But, predictably the charm didn't last long. He asked for the phone number of the actress and called her several times to invite her to a date. Here's how it went down. He's not big enough for you. "I was at an event with my boyfriend, and then I went like this, like I'm cold-" Hayek said, miming shivering. Wow. What a top bloke.

Donald Trump blasts 'coward' James Comey

He said the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony showed there was "no collusion, no obstruction". When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said, "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance".

Wonder Woman 2 Might Already Be In The Works

While I am not raising girls in my house, I can imagine that for parents of young girls, a movie like Wonder Woman is something they're excited to be able to see and talk about. Speaking to Uproxx , (via io9 ), Jenkins said "It is for sure [set in the 100 years prior]". Assuming Wonder Woman does well (the film has a 93 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes , which is a good sign), Jenkins says she's ready to return along with Gadot.