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Culture Early Oscars Ratings Significantly Down From 2017 Show
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Before the ceremony began, the red carpet was awash with Hollywood's biggest stars, as attendees made their way into the Dolby Auditorium for the 90th Academy Award Celebrations. Dunkirk was in the second place, with a respectable three technical Oscars, including Best Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing .

Culture Sen. Murphy: Trump Is 'Trying to Have It Both Ways' on Guns
Author: 0 Sen. Murphy: Trump Is 'Trying to Have It Both Ways' on Guns

Murphy (D-Conn.) and other supporters of stronger rules appealed to Trump Sunday to take the lead on the gun violence issue, after a week where he broke with many in his party and expressed support for expanding background checks and taking guns away from potentially risky people.

Culture Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor For Three Billboards
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Sam Rockwell today won the Academy Award for the Best Actor in a supporting role for his portrayal of a racist-yet-redeemable police officer in Martin McDonagh's " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ". "He was a good friend and a huge, huge inspiration on me". The town goes into an uproar and an idiot deputy ( Rockwell ) takes far too much personal offense at the attack on his boss.

Culture Beyonce & Jay Z to Tour Together This Summer!
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Pitchfork reports that a USA tour date recently leaked online, with the listing stating that both Beyonce and Jay would play Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field on July 30. The two recently collaborated with Jay-Z's latest video for FAMILY FEUD, off his most recent album, 4:44. In November, Jay-Z confirmed in a New York Times interview that he and Beyonce were working on a joint album, but Beyonce eventually released her solo album " Lemonade ".

Culture Tower Records founder Russ Solomon has died
Author: 0 Tower Records founder Russ Solomon has died

For years, Tower Records was considered revolutionary as it expanded stateside and eventually moved into Japan, South Korea and Ireland, among other countries. Tower Records became a billion dollar business. His strategy was to go big and stock his stores with as many record choices as possible. Solomon told The Sacramento Bee how he began to expand his business outside of Sacramento.

Culture Oscars 2018: The Most Unforgettable And Talked About Moments
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Gary Oldman took home best actor for his Winston Churchill in " Darkest Hour ". "Growing up in Mexico, I thought this could never happen", del Toro said . So you can imagine how annoyed I was when the other, the white one showed up. "Can you feel it?" Meanwhile, del Toro won best director and Alexandre Desplat won best original score .

Culture Bill Cosby charges remain as lawyers fight to limit testimony
Author: 0 Bill Cosby charges remain as lawyers fight to limit testimony

During the first trial, Constand testified that she never met Jackson, and O'Neill barred her testimony. The judge expressed condolences to Cosby at the start of the hearing. Cosby's lawyers have said they will seek to push back next month's retrial if more accusers from the list - which now include supermodel Janice Dickinson - are allowed to testify.

Culture The real reason Jodi Foster's on crutches
Author: 0 The real reason Jodi Foster's on crutches

Sadly for Streep she lost out to front-runner Frances McDormand, who took the prize for her role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - the second time she has taken the best actress Oscar . A rep for Foster told The Hollywood Reporter that the actress was actually injured in a fall while skiing. In one of its lighter moments, Oscars viewers could not stop laughing as they compared Meryl Streep to the fairy Godmother from Shrek .

Culture Disney names James Pitaro as ESPN president
Author: 0 Disney names James Pitaro as ESPN president

His appointment is effective immediately. In a release, ESPN touted Pitaro's hiring as coming at "a time of great opportunity" for the company, as ESPN is prepping the launch of its new direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service, ESPN+.

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Author: 0 "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit almost $7.4 Million

Brooklyn Federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said he must give up his one-of-a-kind Wu Tang album, " Once Upon a Time in Shaolin ", for which Shkreli reportedly paid $2 million. His lawyer didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday. He ended up testifying on Capitol Hill about drug prices, but he sneered his way through the appearance and pleaded the Fifth Amendment.

Culture 'Icarus,' film about Russian athlete doping, wins Oscar
Author: 0 'Icarus,' film about Russian athlete doping, wins Oscar

Fogel dedicated the award to Rodchenkov , whom he described as "our fearless whistle-blower who now lives in grave danger". "We hope Icarus is a wake-up call - yes, about Russian Federation, but more importantly, about telling the truth".

Culture Emma Watson debuts 'Time's Up' tattoo-but there's just one problem
Author: 0 Emma Watson debuts 'Time's Up' tattoo-but there's just one problem

The #timesup supporter debuted a "Time's Up" tattoo in cursive script on her arm, and the Internet is divided over whether this ink is real or temporary and whether or not she meant to not have an apostrophe in her tat. Proving how strongly she feels about the movement, she also donated £1m to a fund for victims of sexual harassment ahead of a show of female solidarity at the BAFTAs, where an array of British actresses wowed in black gowns and were accompanied by feminist activists.

Culture 'Coco' songwriter dedicates Oscar win to late mother
Author: 0 'Coco' songwriter dedicates Oscar win to late mother

Last night Lopez added more acclaim to his career by making awards history after winning yet another Oscar. Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks and Audrey Hepburn are among those to have done so. He has also won two Emmys for "The Wonder Pets ", three Grammys for "The Book of Mormon " and " Frozen ", and three Tonys for "The Book of Mormon " and " Avenue Q ".

Culture Netflix Announces
Author: 0 Netflix Announces "Black Mirror" Season Five

What Netflix hasn't revealed so far is when the next season of Black Mirror is going to be released and how many episodes there will be in the fifth season. Without questioning it, technology has transformed all aspects of our lives; in every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a Smartphone - a Black Mirror reflecting our 21st Century existence back at us.

Culture The Walking Dead season 8 theory: Will Jadis become Alpha?
Author: 0 The Walking Dead season 8 theory: Will Jadis become Alpha?

Check out the official synopsis from AMC below:Groups unite their forces and converge on the Hilltop; Aaron and Enid search for allies; Simon ( Steven Ogg ) takes matters into his own hands. During a tense meeting with the big bad man with the bat, Simon said he wanted to "eliminate" Jadis and her people for making a back door deal with Team Rick.

Culture China's parliament set to endorse indefinite term for Xi jinping
Author: 0 China's parliament set to endorse indefinite term for Xi jinping

Last month, the 64-year-old Xi proposed that China abolish term limits for president , reversing a precedent established after the death of Chairman Mao Zedong in 1976. The Chinese Navy also expanded its global reach with flotilla ships sailing through the far-off oceans to expand China's influence. China is now the world's second largest economy.

Culture Oscars 2018: 'Coco' named best animated feature film
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Pixar's colorful Day of the Dead-inspired Coco won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 90th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. "It's something we are putting a lot of focus on and I'm thankful for the opportunity on this film".

Culture Hollyoaks actress-turned-film-maker wins Oscar
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Shenton has become the fourth female actor to deliver their Oscar acceptance speeches in sign language. "Our movie is about a deaf child being born into a world of silence". "Deafness is a silent disability, it is not life threatening and you can not see it so I want to say the biggest thank you to the Academy for allowing us to put this in front of a mainstream audience".

Culture PSL: Tahir hat-trick seals win for Multan Sultans
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Their match against Karachi was abandoned due to rain giving them one point. Sami has seven wickets in four matches at an extremely impressive economy rate of 5.59. The lower middle-order offered not even a semblance of a resistance, and once Sarfraz fell for a 33-ball 30, chances of a competitive total had gone up in smoke.

Culture Jimmy Kimmel pulls fan stunt with stars sneaking into packed movie theater
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel pulls fan stunt with stars sneaking into packed movie theater

Kimmel said he turned down a skit on the accountants past year and the mistaken reading of La La Land was a result of the accountants trying to do comedy instead. "Like everyone in this room and everyone watching at home, we are dreamers", Nyong'o said. Numerous key moments at this year's Oscar ceremony were in keeping with the push towards inclusiveness.

Culture Bigg Boss contestants Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao get married
Author: 0 Bigg Boss contestants Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Rao get married

It was a white wedding at a resort with only close family members and friends of the couple. While Rochelle looked the prettiest bride in a lovely white gown, her hubby looked dapper in a sea blue blazer and pant. What makes you shine is that you always have more love to give to those around you ♥ @keithsequeira @rochellerao we love you guys! An overflow of joy, peace and love to last forever! "I said YES", she wrote.

Culture Shape of Water wins big at Oscars
Author: 0 Shape of Water wins big at Oscars

She portrays an abusive mother who pushes her daughter, Tonya Harding , to become a world-class figure skater even while she destroys Tonya's self-esteem. "The colors I selected were important to me because those colors symbolize equality, new beginnings, and passion", she said. "The glass of champagne with everyone before you walk out the door!" she says.

Culture Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway return to Oscars 2018
Author: 0 Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway return to Oscars 2018

In a moment of pure chaos, Jordan Horowitz , a producer of " La La Land ", later set the story straight: " Moonlight " was the true victor. The accountants responsible have been removed from working the Academy's yearly event, but PricewaterhouseCoopers is confirmed to be back.