Thursday April 27-th, 2017

Paramount's Remake Of The MGM Classic 'Ben-Hur'

Despite the stellar performance of Morgan Freeman, the film apparently doesn't do much else to make itself stand out from the original, which was also actually a remake from the 1925 silent that featured silent-screen legend, Ramon Novarro, accor...

Trudeau and Tragically Hip's Gord Downie mutual admirers

Being so defiantly Canadian might be one reason why The Hip sent nine of its 13 albums to No. 1 in Canada, but none above the top 100 in the U.S. The nearly three-hour show in Kingston, Ontario, featured music from throughout the Tragically Hip mus...

Founding guitarist of 3 Doors Down Matt Roberts dies Founding guitarist of 3 Doors Down Matt Roberts dies

Darrell reportedly was awoken at 9AM by police detectives who informed him that Matt Roberts had passed away overnight. The police statement says there were no signs of trauma and the cause of death was not immediately known. The band's follow-u...

Suspect in Alabama quintuple-murder turns himself in

Authorities say he is cooperating - that "in the same time frame" in which Lester was reporting Dearman's assault to Citronelle Police, the suspect was walking into the Greene County Sheriff's office . Dearman and his father then went to the Gree...

Mo Farah Clinches Second Rio Gold For Team GB

Ruth Beitia of Spain won gold in the women's high jump, although her winning clearance of 1.97m was lower than the best efforts of Nafissatou Thiam and Katerina Johnson-Thompson in last week's heptathlon. Farah completed "Super Saturday" for Great B...

Ubisoft reveals Nosulus Rift for 'South Park Ubisoft reveals Nosulus Rift for 'South Park

He uses what Ubisoft says is "the power of the ass" to move around and fight enemies. In the latest gameplay footage we've grabbed from Gamescom, see which superhero types you get to start as, as well as hints of the other classes you'll presumably...

Miami Beach official: No confirmation of Zika spreading

Health experts do stress that the vast majority of the more than 2,260 Zika infections so far reported in the continental United States have been linked to travel overseas - to countries with Zika outbreaks in Latin America or the Caribbean.

Two babies born in California with Zika-related severe birth defect Two babies born in California with Zika-related severe birth defect

Both women contracted Zika "after spending time in a country where the virus is endemic", according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). White House spokesman Eric Shultz told reporters that Florida will be redoubling its vector ...

Mother charged after son beats newborn sister to death Mother charged after son beats newborn sister to death

A 62-year-old mother is being held responsible for her 2-week-old daughter's death after her 6-year-old son "violently killed" the infant, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said at a news conference Thursday. While it's now unclear if Kathleen has an attorney, d...

Jared Leto on Warner Bros. Contract Restrictions: Jared Leto on Warner Bros. Contract Restrictions: "F*ck 'Em"

Warner Bros . Pictures' action adventure SUICIDE SQUAD flew past half a billion dollars after 13 days in theaters around the globe, with a cumulative total of $509 million and counting. "Rated R or rated X performance in there somewhere"'. Yes, w...

Amy Schumer is taking a break from her Comedy Central show Amy Schumer is taking a break from her Comedy Central show

After blocking numerous more abusive critics, Schumer responded to the situation with a series of messages. "I am so saddened and disappointed in Kurt Metzger ", she began. "I didn't fire Kurt ". She said that she did not support or endorse his r...

Holy comeback Batman! Adam West reprising famous role in animated movie Holy comeback Batman! Adam West reprising famous role in animated movie

No, I would never lie about Adam West and Burt Ward. Adam West , Burt Ward , and Julie Newmar will lend their voices to Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders . Sadly, the actors who portrayed those other villains in the '60s (Cesar Romero, Burges...

Clinton shrugs off Trump shakeup, attacks his tax plan Clinton shrugs off Trump shakeup, attacks his tax plan

Clinton leads 45 percent to Trump's 42.4 percent. Virginia , traditionally a battleground state, seems to be swinging towards Clinton as well, according to a new Washington Post poll . Businesses burned, gunshots rang out and police in riot ge...

Diplomat's defection poses major PR problem for Pyongyang Diplomat's defection poses major PR problem for Pyongyang

Jeong said that Thae and his family had arrived in South Korea "recently". Thae is the most senior North Korean diplomat to flee the secretive nation since Jang Seung Gil, the ambassador to Egypt, defected to the United States in 1997, together w...

West Ham record signing Ayew out for 4 months West Ham record signing Ayew out for 4 months

After a 2-2 draw in the first leg at Upton Park, West Ham suffered a 2-1 defeat in Giurgiu. Calleri played every minute of his country's three matches and as such, is fit enough to potentially slot straight into the Hammers' attack in Romania.

Mr Robot set to return for season three Mr Robot set to return for season three

US predicted this before it even aired, and renewed the show for a second season before it even premiered. Created by Sam Esmail and starring Rami Malek and Christian Slater , Mr. Robot played by Christian Slater . The series co-stars Portia ...

Tyga Now Has a Jeweler Looking to Collect a $200K Debt Tyga Now Has a Jeweler Looking to Collect a $200K Debt

Jason claims that Tyga never paid him back in 2013 for two pieces of jewelry, a gold and diamond encrusted watch and chain ! Tyga has been on thin ice since police filed a warrant for his arrest due to him owing his landlord hundreds of thou...

Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Will Air For The Last Time Thursday

Wilmore began Monday's show politely, thanking Comedy Central for the opportunity to host the show for "the past 20 months", expressing gratitude to his staff and to his audience - even the guy who tweeted (Wilmore put it up onscreen) "Wilmore ...

Pokémon Go cheats can now be banned Pokémon Go cheats can now be banned

This will mean Pokemon GO accounts will be "permanently terminated" if players are found to be using any software to cheat or trying to hack the game to trick the phone's Global Positioning System into thinking you are elsewhere. Once in control ...

Ryan Murphy's 'Feud' Enlists Catherine Zeta-Jones to Play Olivia de Havilland Ryan Murphy's 'Feud' Enlists Catherine Zeta-Jones to Play Olivia de Havilland

Their feud was paramount to the movie's popularity at the time, and the picture went onto score five Oscar nominations. So, who is Olivia de Havilland - the character that Zeta-Jones will be portraying? The pilot is partly based on the script Bes...

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