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Rhondda teenager jailed for Cardiff terror plot


When arrested, the teenager was found with a gutting knife and a hammer in his school rucksack, and the "martyrdom letter" said he was a "soldier of the Islamic state" and "more attacks will follow". Police also recovered a picture of the boy holding a gun whilst raising one finger towards the sky - a gesture often used by people associated with IS. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel won't be too political at Oscars

Director Guillermo del Toro, victor of the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for " The Shape of Water ", and actors Sally Hawkins and Richard Jenkins pose in the press room during the 70th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 3, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. Read More »

Hollywood prepares for the Academy Awards


I would have added " Wonder Woman " and I would have added " Mudbound " easily. There's a quality of delicacy and beauty that envelops the film. While the movie won't be up for any awards, it has all of Hollywood buzzing for the possibilities it presents. Read More »

7 killed, 1mn without power as massive storm pounds US (Second Lead)

Boston and Rhode Island were expected to get 2 to 5 inches. The rain will turn to snow Friday morning with significant accumulation in the northwestern hills, he said. But thanks to the nor'easter that's wreaking havoc on the East Coast, the city may suffer through near-record - or maybe even record - high tide levels over the next two tide cycles that will occur before midnight Friday and late Saturday morning. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to present Best Actress at Oscars, report says


But that ain't what's happening! And now, according to Variety , it'll be four women who present the two leading role nominations instead of people life Affleck! Academy Award-winners Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster are reportedly presenting the Best Actress award after last year's Best Actor victor, Casey Affleck , stepped down from the responsibility in the wake of renewed attention to his settled sexual harrassment lawsuits. Read More »

Producer: I was sacked for Airing Interview That Supported Catt Sadler


After Gram-Moreno mistakenly let an interview with Eva Longoria slip through in which Longoria did exactly that, she said, she was sacked and was replaced by a man. News, E! News Weekend , and Daily Pop , quit her job after discovering there was a serious wage discrepancy between her and her male co-host, Jason Kennedy . Read More »

Universal Teams With Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis on Untitled Comedy


The project could now film this summer, and that in turn will leave the James Bond producers with a bit of a problem. Indeed, Bond 25 is now penciled in for a November 8, 2019 release date, which would make for an untenably tight shoot, since Boyle won't even begin production of his musical comedy until this summer. Read More »

Exoplanet found with a lot more water than expected


This was exciting to learn and totally atypical for a " hot Jupiter " - a class of gas giant exoplanets that are inferred to be physically similar to Jupiter but whose close proximity to the parent star results in high surface-atmosphere temperatures. Read More »

'The Emoji Movie' sweeps the Razzie Awards

Tom Cruise , Kim Basinger and Mel Gibson were also among those awarded the only film gong that no one wants to win. "The Emoji Movie " landed four of the 10 Razzies given out this year, also taking worst screenplay , worst director , and worst screen combo , which was given to "any two obnoxious emojis" from the movie. Read More »

Barbra Streisand Explains Why She Cloned Her Dogs


The photo is of two of her clones looking at the grave of the dog from which their genetic coding was copied. When her beloved dog Samantha died last year-a 14-year-old Coton du Tulear-she followed suit by having her cloned. One of the reasons I chose cloning was because I couldn't find another curly-haired Coton. While taking care of the two dogs, she got a call from the veterinarian and learned that the cloning process was a success. Read More »

Pamela Anderson Details Playboy Orgies & Relationship With Vladimir Putin & Sylvester Stallone


Instead, she chose to condemn many of his victims, which, according to the actress, at his own request went to the cage and Harvey had to know that going in. obviously we've been in the same place together sometimes". During the interview, which will air on Saturday, the former " Baywatch " star talked about her current relationship with global soccer star Adil Rami, 32, but also hinted at past romances with the likes of Julian Assange, 46, and Vladimir Putin , 65. Read More »

Amy Schumer Had Some Harsh Words for Jennifer Lawrence After Her Breakup


When it happened, Lawrence's friend Amy Schumer was there for her-in a way. She revealed, "When Darren and I first broke up". I told [Schumer] and I was really sad. The Oscar-winning actress also revealed that she couldn't hold back her tears when the Snatched actress tied the knot with chef Chris Fischer in a surprise beach wedding in Malibu, California earlier this month. Read More »

Kylie Jenner Shares First Photo Of Baby Stormi's Face


Kylie Jenner gave birth to her daughter a month ago and she marked the occasion earlier this week by releasing two official snaps of her holding her child. Kylie's partner Scott, 25, seems to be just as in love with his little girl. The lip kit tycoon has been increasingly active on social media since her daughter Stormi's birth, a process she chose to shield from the public in order to have a " positive, stress-free " pregnancy. Read More »

Kristen Wiig May End Up Being The Villain Of Wonder Woman 2


Deadline reports Wiig is in talks to play the evil Cheetah in the highly anticipated sequel, which already has director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot returning for a story rumoured to be set during the 1980s Cold War. So far, precious little is known about " Wonder Woman 2 ". She crosses paths with Wonder Woman after becoming obsessed with the lasso of truth. Read More »

Merlin Entertainments (MERL) Price Target Lowered to GBX 380 at Barclays


Barclays analyst Vicki Stern says like-for-like growth beat consensus of 0.1% thanks to an improved fourth quarter performance, particularly at Legoland . Merlin Entertainments now has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 447.43 ($6.18). Merlin Entertainments PLC had 184 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi deleted scenes are revealed


Fortunately, Rey packed the Jedi texts aboard the Millennium Falcon before she left, so even though the tree on Ahch-To is gone, its contents can still be appreciated. or, quite possibly, further exploration in Star Wars: Episode IX . A Jedi, Luke says, would let this all play out and not get involved. Now that The Last Jedi , the second part of Disney and Lucasfilm's new Star Wars trilogy, is past us, people have immediately begun speculating onto what the closing chapter will be about. Read More »

Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' gets huge release in China


And believe it or not, the film, released with the title " Little Lolita Monkey God Uncle " in China across 8,000 screens, has opened to a great response on its first day at the Chinese box-office. Aamir's 3 Idiots and PK were also successful in China. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is directed by Kabir Khan and it also stars Kareena Kapoor and Harshaali Malhotra. Read More »

Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Labels Manchester City "Unstoppable"

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is travelling to Manchester for the second consecutive week and, unlike his occasional disdain for United's Jose Mourinho, the Italian had only good words for City's Pep Guardiola . "Yes, for sure because they have the possibility to spend money, to improve the quality of the starting XI, the quality of the squad", he said. Premier League leaders Manchester City will seek to edge closer to the English crown when they host Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on ... Read More »

Elton John screams at fans and storms off stage


The show continued with an encore of " Circle of Life ", but John made it clear that the days of allowing fans to get close to him during the show are over. Shortly after, he returned back to the stage, where he told the crowd: 'No more coming on stage during Saturday Night . "He left, and they cut the song short and ushered everyone off stage and escorted the guy out of the building". Read More »

Stratolaunch aircraft edges closer to first flight


Stratolaunch has said orbital launches could begin in the 2019-2020 time frame if the test program goes well. In a test last December, the plane taxied out onto the runway at the Mojave Air & Space Port in Mojave, California, and hit a speed of 28 miles per hour in its first taxi tests. Read More »

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington to Star in Little Fires Everywhere Series


Published a year ago, Ng's Little Fires Everywhere takes place in Shaker Heights, Ohio where Ng grew up, and the novel is about two families living in 1990s Shaker Heights who are brought together through their children. The book was a September pick of Witherspoon's book club and an instant best-seller, appearing on many year-end best-of lists for 2017. Witherspoon is now working on three TV series, including Big Little Lies season 2, and an untitled Apple series that will co-star ... Read More »

The Academy Awards Are Sunday: Choose Your Best Picture Winner


Of course, last year's ceremony ended in chaos: La La Land was erroneously announced the victor before one of the film's producers realized a mistake had been made and Moonlight was, in fact, the real victor. One billboard in the movie reads, "Still no arrests?" " Moonlight " winning as Best Picture was another sign of progress. By and large, 2018 features a healthy cadre of films, with " The Shape of Water " (13 nominations), " Dunkirk " (eight) and " Three Billboards Outside ... Read More »

Storm Threatens Floods, High Winds, Snow


Friday . Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a travel advisory for all areas north of New York City, requesting limited travel due to unsafe driving conditions. Officials in the nation's capital activated a hypothermia alert and urged homeless residents to take shelter. Barges carrying construction materials broke loose from their moorings near the Tappan Zee Bridge, which crosses the Hudson River, said Laura Ware, public involvement manager for Tappan Zee Constructors LLC. Read More »

People Will Find Anyway To Shame Khloe Kardashian While She's Pregnant


One follower agreed with Khloe and admitted to cuddling her baby bump throughout her entire pregnancy and told her that she would miss it once it's gone. She's chose to fly to Asia for a little sisterly trip before she is due to give birth, and she's grateful to be feeling better after a hard first few weeks. Read More »

Captain Marvel is being described as ''an action-comedy''


Park went on to remind readers that Kevin Feige and Co. had long made it clear that Brie Larson's MCU heroine would don one or two costumes before arriving at the Captain Marvel guise we know and love. She continues, "as Tomb Raider got more serious, I got even more committed to the idea of Captain Marvel being hilarious". According to Robertson-Dworet, the film is being crafted in a way where it doesn't feel like a Wonder Woman retread. Read More »

Rick Ross Hospitalized ... Possible Pneumonia


The Blast reports emergency crews rushed to his Florida mansion after a call came in at 3:34am, when friends in Ross' home attempted to wake him and found the Rather You Than Me artist "slobbing out the mouth ". The report was made after a source claimed that Ross's representative told them that he was hospitalized after he was asked to make an appearance last night. Read More »

MI overcomes shooting woes to beat Iowa


MI shot a total of 32 free-throws this game which isn't insane high considering Iowa shot 41 the day before against the Fighting Illini. Abdur-Rahkman then missed a layup, forcing overtime. U-M (25-7) advances to Friday's quarterfinal round, where it will play No. 4 Nebraska at 2:30 p.m. Wisconsin's lack of depth makes it highly unlikely that the Badgers could run the table and win four games in four days to earn an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament . Read More »

This Woman Is Turning The Weinstein Company Into A Female-Led Studio


The announcement came shortly after Contreras-Sweet confirmed that the deal was back on, and that her new company would be "led by a board of directors made up of a majority of independent women". The buyers will also pay out $275 million in equity, of which approximately $100 million will become operating capital for the new company. Contreras-Sweet's proposal has emerged as the Weinstein's Co.'s best chance to remain mostly intact, although under new leadership and with a different name. Read More »

Ryan Seacrest Allegations Resurface After He Is Cleared by E!


The company hired outside counsel to conduct an internal investigation, which found "insufficient evidence to substantiate allegations against Seacrest ". "I was very proud to say 'No, I don't [have a physical relationship with Seacrest],'" she said. Hardy also claims Seacrest once slapped her behind so hard that she was left with a large welt that was still visible hours later. Read More »