Scripps National Spelling Bee: Sixth-grader spells 'marocain' for the win

Scripps National Spelling Bee: Sixth-grader spells 'marocain' for the win Marocain is a type of crepe fabric of silk or rayon and the word is derived from French. Ananya has honed up her skills at national bee round for Indian-Americans, the North South Foundation and the South Asian Spelling Bee contest but she never won any of those contests before claiming the national bee contest this year. [Full Article...]

Can Trump block Comey from testifying?

But most of Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday is expected to touch on grave matters of national security and allegations of espionage and improper influence. "There is no substance to this, so the only way to look at it is as an attempt to distract the headlines and the public from Comey's public testimony and Mueller's investigation, both of which are seri... [Full Article...]

Police find 'significant' car in Manchester bomb probe as residents evacuated

The developments came amid reports ticket scalpers were attempting to profit from the upcoming Ariana Grande concert to benefit victims. Meanwhile, Abedi's cousins have claimed the 22-year-old plotted "secretly to himself" before the atrocity on May 22. [Full Article...]

Tom Cruise reveals title of 'Top Gun' sequel

Tom Cruise reveals title of 'Top Gun' sequel Cruise said the new film will be very reminiscent of the classic with similar tone, style, score and of course, aviators. "Stylistically, it's going to be the same", Cruise said. Joseph Kosinski , perhaps best known for Tron: Legacy and Oblivion , will be directing from a screenplay written by The Jungle Book scribe Justin Marks. [Full Article...]

Reynolds, Fisher collectibles up for auction, home for sale

Reynolds, Fisher collectibles up for auction, home for sale The sale will be handled by real estate company Williams & Williams Estates. This Biedermeier-style writing desk with faux drawer and cabinet front belonged to the late actress Carrie Fisher . Some of the proceeds will go to Reynolds' mental health charity The Thalians , and to the Jed Foundation , which aims to prevent suicide among teenagers and young adults and was chosen by Fisher's daugh... [Full Article...]

GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Across party lines Americans feel strongly the federal government should continue sending states extra funding to cover low-income adults under Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll. Armed with that information, 39 percent of registered voters told the Morning Consult/Politico poll they would be more likely to oppose the bill, while 20 percent said ... [Full Article...]

Director Patty Jenkins: A 13-year journey to make 'Wonder Woman'

The World War I setting lends the impactful action scenes a sense of distinction, and an early set-piece on Themyscira featuring an army of female warriors is frankly exhilarating to behold. The romantic undercurrent is just right, and the chemistry between Gal and Chris leaves nothing wanting. The idea she knew was good was a "Romeo-and-Juliet-esque space opera that hinged on the separation of ... [Full Article...]

Lupita Nyong'o Praises 'Wonder Woman' As A Classic In The Superhero Genre

But she doesn't want to do it, and she would never take any delight in it. "She has such inner strength, such an iron temperament, that she could work through anything and always keep an upbeat attitude", Jenkins said of the actress. Moviegoers rated " Wonder Woman " highly with 85% giving it an "excellent" or " very good" ranking, according to comScore/Screen Engine PostTrak audience survey. [Full Article...]

Hyundai Motor heir to unveil Kona SUV

Hyundai Motor heir to unveil Kona SUV Hyundai has released the first official images of the new model - crossover Kona, where you can see the exterior of the vehicle.M - Just about every automaker is vying for a piece of the popular subcompact SUV segment, with all new entries like the Toyota CH-R joining vehicles that are new to the USA but have been on sale elsewhere, like the Ford EcoSport . [Full Article...]

Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences

Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences The statements by Christian were obtained by recording devices inside the Portland police cruiser . You got no safe place. "I hope they all die". "Suffice to say, I think it's immensely, immensely morally wrong and irresponsible how much money we have gotten as opposed to how much support, money, love, kindness, that has been given to that little girl". [Full Article...]

Terror warning shuts German rock festival on opening night

We ask all festival visitors to leave the festival site in a calm and controlled manner towards the exits and camping grounds. The incident comes less than a fortnight after a terrorist killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester. Machine Gun Kelly , System of a Down, Macklemore, Liam Gallagher and Sum 41 are just a few of the acts scheduled to play the 3-day festival. Witnesses reported t... [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone Crowns Hottest Women Of The Year Once Again

Deepika Padukone Crowns Hottest Women Of The Year Once Again Turning cover girl for the June edition of Maxim , here's how Deepika Padukone is slaying us all. The reigning queen of the industry Deepika Padukone is ruling the hearts of millions on the newest magazine cover. Deepika Padukone recently walked the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival 2017 on Day 1 and Day 2 as she represented L'Oreal Paris at the festival. [Full Article...]

May's debate no-show is fodder for rivals

May ruled out appearing on televised debates soon after calling the election. They respect you more when you show strength.Ms Husain was heckled when she reminded Mr Corbyn of an interview on the Today programme this week when he was unable to answer questions on the cost of a new flagship childcare policy.Corbyn himself did not directly attack the prime minister for her absence, choosing instea... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande benefit concert to air on ABC, Facebook

Ariana Grande benefit concert to air on ABC, Facebook Musicians including Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Coldplay , Take That and Miley Cyrus will join her for the One Love Manchester concert on Sunday, which is raising funds for victims and their families. Her mum said: 'Jaden was just sat there watching TV and she walked in. A security check at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground ahead of Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert... [Full Article...]

Celine Dion Speaks About Her Billboard Music Award Performance

Celine Dion Speaks About Her Billboard Music Award Performance Click through to see all the must-see beauty moments from this year's 2017 Billboard Music Awards . The iconic balladeer, who stunned at last night's (May 21) Billboard Music Awards with a performance of "My Heart Will Go On," was just a much a fan of the show as she was a feature. [Full Article...]

Connecticut Residents Decry GOP Health Care Bill

Connecticut Residents Decry GOP Health Care Bill Fewer than 10 percent of people say they want the House Republican bill passed as is. Some 26 percent of voters want senators to make major changes to the AHCA and 24 percent want at least minor alterations to the legislation. And while President Donald Trump blames the rise on the ACA itself, declaring it to be " dead ", health insurance CEOs are pointing their fingers at Trump for the... [Full Article...]

Sachin: A Billion Dreams and Hindi Medium declared tax-free in Delhi

Sachin: A Billion Dreams and Hindi Medium declared tax-free in Delhi Sachin: A Billion Dreams , based on the life of cricket's living legend Sachin Tendulkar , is doing well on the Box Office with a total business of Rs 35.75 crore within five days of its release. The film received a good opening at the box office, the film opened up with Rs. 7.18 crores. Sachin: A Billion Dreams took a decent start and managed to earn well with each passing day since its rele... [Full Article...]

Horrifying Video Shows Intense Moments Car Dealership Shootout That Left 3 Dead

Police say gunfire was reported just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at a Nissan dealership in Greenville, about 50 miles northeast of Dallas. Garcia and Bernal began tracking Hutchinson after he failed to appear for a March court hearing in Hennepin County, Minn. [Full Article...]

"America's Got Talent" Recap

Most talent show auditions reinforce your smug notion that not only do you have more talent than the losers who bomb out, or that you at least have sounder judgment than them . AGT spoiled most of the outcome in the title of the audition video , but prepare for this kid's act to cause your jaw to drop firmly to the floor regardless. [Full Article...]

United States 'turning its back on science' after Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Trump said America was "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens costing millions of United States jobs and billions of dollars. "The Paris Agreement is key to ensuring investors have the confidence to continue to support this transition". [Full Article...]

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