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Arts&Culture Gwendoline Christie Discusses the Development of Captain Phasma's Backstory for Star Wars
Author: 0 Gwendoline Christie Discusses the Development of Captain Phasma's Backstory for Star Wars

Christie as mentioned above has appeared in the previous Star War films. She hasn't had the chance to read the novel or comics yet - "I haven't been allowed entry to it" - but she did admit, "I have been following [Phasma author] Delilah Dawson, who I'm following on Twitter just to say, "Remember me?" Even though Christie didn't have a lot of background material about her character when she started filming " Force Awakens ", the actress revealed how she did her preparation to play the ...

Arts&Culture Celebrating priests turned away from pub after doorman's 'stag do' mix-up
Author: 0 Celebrating priests turned away from pub after doorman's 'stag do' mix-up

Assistant manager Matt Morgan told the newspaper that it was the pub's policy to turn away parties in fancy dress because they tend to be louder and more boisterous than the regular clientele. He said: "They were all dressed in their black and white clothes and the staff thought they were on a stag do". On arrival they were told by a barman that the pub did not serve large groups in fancy dress.

Arts&Culture Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory
Author: 0 Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory

He said he had gotten to know Scaramucci during last year's presidential campaign, when the investment banker was in Trump's "orbit" and the two often talked about the candidate. "I can take the hits, but I would ask that you would put my family in your thoughts and prayers & nothing more", he said on Twitter . In a heated, expletive-laden phone call with a "Mooch" impersonator that rivaled that of the real deal, Kimmel questioned " Scaramucci " on his feelings about his former place of ...

Arts&Culture 'Big Bang Theory' Prequel, 'Young Sheldon,' Draws Inspiration From 'The Wonder Years'
Author: 0 'Big Bang Theory' Prequel, 'Young Sheldon,' Draws Inspiration From 'The Wonder Years'

When developing a prequel to a series where fans are deeply invested in the backstories of its characters, producers need to find creative ways to tell those stories without compromising what fans have already been told. Nobody did it better than " Wonder Years ". "We absolutely discussed The Wonder Years when we were writing", Lorre revealed. " Young Sheldon " also marks the first time Lorre has worked with narration.

Arts&Culture Neymar Told Barca Teammates He'll Leave
Author: 0 Neymar Told Barca Teammates He'll Leave

As reported by the UK's Daily Express, Ramos said, "I don't know (if the transfer will happen), everybody is free to decide their own future". Having set up two goals , Semedo was one of the first Barcelona players to come and congratulate him on what is likely to be his last appearance for the club and Neymar was open to the extension of an olive branch.

Arts&Culture Rihanna gives fitting reply to fat shaming trolls
Author: 0 Rihanna gives fitting reply to fat shaming trolls

Rihanna's friends too asked the trollers to not judge her. Rihanna has the flawless response to a body-shaming troll who criticized her alleged "weight gain" following a viral video of the singer shopping for snacks. Apparently, for Rihanna , body shamers are laughable and unworthy of her time and attention. Personally, I'm still tripping off of that fact that she and I both eat Ruffles potato chips and that we both go into convenience stores to shamelessly grab a bunch of snacks that ...

Arts&Culture Perrie Edwards threw shade at Gigi Hadid?
Author: 0 Perrie Edwards threw shade at Gigi Hadid?

The Little Mix ladies are absolutely killing it at the moment, and we've STILL got their number one album Glory Days on repeat in the auto. "After I split with my partner, out of the blue, I had nowhere to go, which was incredibly stressful", Edwards wrote of her breakup with Malik in Little Mix's Our World previous year.

Arts&Culture 'Kevin Can Wait' Is Killing Off Erinn Hayes's Character
Author: 0 'Kevin Can Wait' Is Killing Off Erinn Hayes's Character

Kahl promised that Hayes' character would go out with "dignity and respect", and added that the show will quickly move forward. It sounds like the script will work in Donna Gable's death, perhaps in passing, and move forward swiftly with Kevin and Vanessa's plot.

Author: 0 The internet really isn't feeling the new, weird, probably high Bran Stark

Naturally, Sansa didn't have a clue what the hell he was talking about and as for the mention of her wedding night with Ramsay, that was enough to cause Sansa to leave. As Jon is absent, visiting Dragonstone with Ser Davos in an attempt to persuade Daenerys to join the battle against the White Walkers, Littlefinger again takes the opportunity to chip away at Sansa's resolve.

Arts&Culture JK Rowling apologises for tweets over doctored Trump video
Author: 0 JK Rowling apologises for tweets over doctored Trump video

For the unversed, on Friday, Rowling blasted Trump on Twitter for a video that appeared to depict him refusing to shake hands with a child in a wheelchair. However, footage which had been released by the White House showed Mr Trump crouching down to speak to the boy and addressing his family's concerns over their healthcare options.

Arts&Culture 'I don't like racism': A dude's recap of 'Bachelorette' Men Tell All
Author: 0 'I don't like racism': A dude's recap of 'Bachelorette' Men Tell All

Join us next week for the answers to these questions and more before we all join together in celebration over our newfound Monday night freedom. The discussion turns to Kenny's beef with Lee , and Kenny says that because he is committed to being a good role model for his daughter, he made a point of keeping his cool and not being aggressive toward Lee .

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Author: 0 "Be ready to win wars", China's Xi orders reshaped PLA — China Focus

He reaffirmed the CPC's absolute leadership over the PLA. The parade, presided by Jinping, marked the 90th anniversary of the PLA. The PLA has started the construction of the base in 2016, its strength will exceed 2 thousand military. "Electronic warfare has now become a key means of combat in modern warfare", said Wu. China insists Taiwan is part of its territory. Chang said the whole Chinese nation would oppose any form of secession by anyone at any time.

Arts&Culture Dallas Wedding Photographer Wins $1 Million in Liable Suit
Author: 0 Dallas Wedding Photographer Wins $1 Million in Liable Suit

Two years later a Dallas County jury only needed a few hours to favor with photographer Andrea Polito and passed a $1 million verdict after they decided that a local couple had defamed Polito over the Internet and on local news. "I was paying cash everywhere because I didn't want people to see my name on my credit card", said Polito. She told Dallas News that her 13-year-old business was ruined nearly overnight.

Arts&Culture Rs 2 lakh each for families of building crash victims
Author: 0 Rs 2 lakh each for families of building crash victims

The prime minister also asked the legislators of the ruling alliance to ensure that government schemes percolate down to the grassroots. After arriving early in the morning, Prime Minister had called for a flood review meeting with the chief Ministers of the flood affected states, Union Ministers and the Governor of Assam .

Arts&Culture Mary Berry to lead judges on BBC show Britain's Best Cook
Author: 0 Mary Berry to lead judges on BBC show Britain's Best Cook

Britain's Best Cook will debut on BBC One later this year. Strictly Come Dancing host Winkleman will present the new series and the BBC has revealed the hunt is on for a second judge to join Berry on the panel. "This series is going to encourage proper home cooking which I have always championed". "Claudia, for me, is the icing on the cake". "I am slightly obsessed with Mary so will follow her around with my own moussaka for most of the filming".

Arts&Culture Brexit: PM's office says freedom of movement to end in March 2019
Author: 0 Brexit: PM's office says freedom of movement to end in March 2019

It is not much matter which we say, but mind we must all say the same'. "Over the next six to 12 months, however, actions will be needed that are more costly and harder to reverse - such as injecting new capital into European Union entities, moving employees, appointing senior management, and building...

Arts&Culture Macklemore Walks Away Unscathed From Head-On Collision
Author: 0 Macklemore Walks Away Unscathed From Head-On Collision

After slamming into the windshield, the driver was said to have suffered a head wound and was left unconscious. One person was treated for a minor cut to the head, but all 3 walked away from the accident. The 24-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI. " Macklemore was not injured". A drunk driver collided with rapper Macklemore's Mercedes Benz over the weekend.

Arts&Culture Green Day, The Killers + more playing Global Citizen Fest 2017
Author: 0 Green Day, The Killers + more playing Global Citizen Fest 2017

Global Citizen hopes, by lobbying worldwide governments and working with private groups, to eliminate extreme poverty in the world by 2030. In addition to Green Day , those attending this year will see performances from Stevie Wonder , the Killers , the Chainsmokers , Pharrell Williams , Big Sean , Andra Day , the Lumineers and Alessia Cara .

Arts&Culture Lawsuit Claims Fox News, Trump Conspired on DNC Staffer Murder Story
Author: 0 Lawsuit Claims Fox News, Trump Conspired on DNC Staffer Murder Story

Of course, the "alleged" part really only applies to the accusations regarding Fox News' intent and the White House's endorsement, along with the charge that its reporter, Malia Zimmerman , fabricated quotes to support her story . Zimmerman says that her superiors at Fox News told her to keep the quotes. Afterward Wheeler came out against Fox News, saying he had been misquoted.

Arts&Culture Rajya Sabha passes amended Constitution Bill to create commission for OBCs
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha passes amended Constitution Bill to create commission for OBCs

The NDA government on Monday suffered a set back in the Rajya Sabha as it failed to pass a Constitutional amendment in its original form, thanks to Congress that successfully introduced amendments in the government legislation. Senior BJP leader Ananth Kumar said that Shah took a serious view of several MPs not being present in Parliament during crucial discussions. At the insistence of Congress members, the chair put their amendement to vote in a division which was carried with 75 ...

Arts&Culture John Cena Headed to RAW soon?
Author: 0 John Cena Headed to RAW soon?

Arguably wrestling's biggest star since he debuted in 2002, Cena is seeking a record 17th world title reign. Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as the show airs on USA Network at 7CT/8ET, and I will be by on Wednesday with my WWE Smackdown Hit List.

Arts&Culture Wildcard Sharapova wins on return to US
Author: 0 Wildcard Sharapova wins on return to US

Maria Sharapova beat American Jennifer Brady in a match of the first round at the tournament of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in the US Stanford. The Russian will face Lesia Tsurenko in the second round, after the Ukrainian overcame Lara Arruabarrena 6-3 6-3. Earlier, Natalia Vihlyantseva won the match of the first round at Stanford beating American Danielle Lao.

Arts&Culture Busy New Parents George and Amal Clooney Unveil New Humanitarian Project
Author: 0 Busy New Parents George and Amal Clooney Unveil New Humanitarian Project

Amal , a lawyer and fervent human rights activist, was born in Lebanon before settling in England with her family. A spokesman for the Clooneys' foundation , Max Gleischman, said the organization had made a decision to support education for Syrian refugees through the public school system, instead of investing in private schools operated by SABIS, an worldwide company which has prepared students for college and high school exams.

Arts&Culture Big Ten announces Huskers 2017-18 basketball opponents
Author: 0 Big Ten announces Huskers 2017-18 basketball opponents

A date with rival Michigan State is already set, in East Lansing at Breslin Center, but there's no return at Crisler Center. Finalized dates, times and television assignments will come at a later date. MI hosted the Spartans at Crisler during the 2008-09 season. They'll play each of the projected contenders just once - MI and Ohio State at home , Maryland away .

Arts&Culture Ryan Reynolds On Josh Brolin's 'Epic' Cable In 'Deadpool 2'
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds On Josh Brolin's 'Epic' Cable In 'Deadpool 2'

Covering a patch of skin around her left eye is a chalky white discoloration: a clever reversal of her comicbook appearance, which has a black discoloration around the same eye, breaking up the rest of her stark white skin. "He's going to be an epic Cable ", Reynolds told Fandango , an online entertainment portal about Deadpool 2 . It's a lot more complicated than that , but it's easier to just say that things happen to "fall into place" for her.

Arts&Culture Sad! Jeanne Moreau dies at 89
Author: 0 Sad! Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

The president's office and Moreau's agent announced her death Monday without providing a cause. Even romantic rivals paid tribute, among them Vanessa Redgrave, whose then-husband, filmmaker Tony Richardson, had an affair with Moreau in the 1960s.

Arts&Culture Jets rookie on concussion issue: 'I would die on the field'
Author: 0 Jets rookie on concussion issue: 'I would die on the field'

Jets rookie S Jamal Adams , answering the CTE question: "If I had a ideal place to die, I would die on the field". "Literally, I would - if I had a ideal place to die, I would die on the field". Ann McKee in which McKee and her researchers studied the brains of 202 former football players. "I don't even know what to say", said Keana McMahon , who was married to Strzelczyk and had children with him, per Christian Red of the New York Daily News .

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