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Michelle Obama Honors Chance the Rapper During Surprise BET Awards Cameo

Lee . As she couldn't be there in person, King B sent her very own protégées, Chloe x Halle, to collect the awards . At 24, Chance is the youngest recipient of the humanitarian award . In March, Ma released the diss track "Shether", which was hostile toward Minaj and earned praised from critics and rap fans. Minaj never officially responded to the song. Read More »

Chance the Rapper honoured at BET Awards

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In a taped message, Michelle Obama honored Chance, who has raised $2 million dollars for Chicago public schools. "I'm a good man and I'm going to be a better man". Kendrick Lamar, who surprised the audience when he performed with Future, won best male hip hop artist . Chance the Rapper won the best new artist award and will be presented the humanitarian award later in the ceremony. Read More »

Corbyn gets rock star reception at Glastonbury

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And added: "He said, 'As soon as I can, '" according to the Somerset Live website. Mr Eavis, 81, who has hailed Mr Corbyn as the "hero of the hour", passed the comments on when speaking to a small crowd tucked away in the woods of the Green Futures area of the festival. Read More »

Nobel Prize-winning economists announce opposition to Senate health bill

Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. The bill will win approval if just two of the 52 Senate Republicans support it. The vast majority of people buying silver coverage through healthcare.gov or one of the state exchanges, like Covered California, enroll in one of these plans, which reduce total out-of-pocket spending to as little as a few hundred dollars in some cases. Read More »

Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, Remy Ma win big at BET

Remy Ma ended Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak for best female hip hop artist at the BET Awards and further extended a rivalry that has been going on for years. He gave a shout-out to fellow nominee Chance the Rapper , who earned the humanitarian award at the age of 24 and also won best new artist . Still Beyonce had words to share when she won the viewers' choice award through a young duo, Chloe x Halle, that the pop star asked to pick up her award. Read More »

U of DE professor loses job over derogatory Otto Warmbier comments

The spokesman also said that the Obama administration never officially requested Warmbier's release and refused to establish any kind of dialogue with North Korea. The University of Cincinnati Medical Center said it found no signs of botulism , but that he may have suffered severe neurological damage, possibly as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest, according to the Washington Post. Read More »

Juror: Two holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

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One member of the hung jury in Bill Cosby's mistrial said the panel was deeply divided from the very start of its marathon deliberations. The two holdouts against the guilty charges on counts one and three were "not moving, no matter what", the anonymous juror told ABC . Read More »

Theresa May offers personal apology to Grenfell families

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Prime Minister Theresa May , already politically weakened since losing her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election, was heavily criticized for her personal handling of the tower fire, which was perceived to be insensitive. Photographs of show apartments for sale highlight their plush interiors and extensive views over London . "The residents of Grenfell Tower have been through some of the most harrowing and traumatic experiences imaginable and it is our duty to support them", ... Read More »

Bill Cosby plans to host shocking sex seminar series

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In a Wednesday interview on Birmingham, Alabama's WBRC-TV news, Wyatt offered more detail about the seminars. Constand first filed suit against Cosby in 2005, claiming that he drugged and raped her at his home in Pennsylvania. Let's be clear: he's not coaching anyone on how to prevent sexual assault, only on how to avoid being blamed for it. " Laws are changing , laws are changing". Read More »

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Debuts to Franchise Low

That's a franchise low for the sequel from Paramount and Hasbro , behind the first in the modern series, which earned $70.5 million in 2007. But it was a huge hit in China , where it made its debut with $123.4 million. It opened in five theaters, grossing an average of $87,000 from each. Where available, the latest worldwide numbers also are included. Wonder Woman is on course to become the biggest USA success for DC Comics, aside from Christopher Nolan's Batman Dark Knight sequels. Read More »

Supreme Court will review Trump's travel ban

The justices said that the travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States". That means the president can begin denying visas to visitors from six countries - Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen - who don't already have family in the USA, or some other prior connection such as participation in an education program. Read More »

'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low

Mark Wahlberg returns to star in The Last Knight - he made his franchise debut in reboot Age of Extinction - while Laura Haddock and Anthony Hopkins join the series as an Oxford professor and English lord, respectively. Back then, however, Hollywood films tended to be far leggier in China - whether T5 can match T4's eventual $ 320 million Sino-tally remains in question given the way USA action tentpoles have tended to drop-off recently. Read More »

Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

Supreme Court in July 2016 . The two men married in MA but wanted to celebrate their nuptials with friends in Colorado. The couples then requested review by the U.S. Twenty-two states have anti-discrimination laws that, in some form, protect gay people. The high court decided on Monday to grant an appeal in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Read More »

Rick And Morty's Dan Harmon Assures S3 is Coming Soon

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He said that since it was the third season, they were afraid that it could turn out to be worse than the first or the second season. The show is still coming, but it's coming at a pace that Dan and Justin are comfortable with that doesn't jeopardize the quality of the show. Read More »

NBA Draft Results 2017: Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

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The Celtics could have had Markelle Fultz , the player I consider to be the best guard prospect in the draft since John Wall in 2010. Stevens was asked if Tatum was the player that the Celtics wanted at No. They navigated the first two rounds of the postseason easily, but when it came to the conference finals, Boston met their match. Thursday was an enormous night for the ACC. Read More »

Northern Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative government

It is believed that a sum of £1 billion for confidence and supply was included in the deal. "The UK government will therefore contribute £75m per year for two years to help provide ultra-fast broadband for Northern Ireland". The deal will face its first test in parliament with a confidence vote expected on Thursday. It comes as former Tory chairman Lord Patten warned the Conservatives would look like the "Nasty Party" if they cut a deal with the "toxic" Democratic Unionists. Read More »

Woman killed in fiery River North crash

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The driver extricated himself and fled the scene on foot and a woman in her 20s was later removed by first responders and pronounced dead at the scene, Chicago police said in a statement. The Major Accidents unit of the Chicago Police Department was still investigating as of Monday morning. The Ontario feeder ramp is closed at Franklin Street and police have also closed Orleans Street between Erie and OH streets. Read More »

Paris Jackson reveals tattoo tribute to her late dad Michael

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The statement-worthy top is teamed with a pair of distressed jeans that accentuates her trim pins. Paris' latest ink is just one of several tributes she has to her father. "Love you", Jackson captioned the touching photo, adding an apple emoji. Earlier this month, Paris stunned on the cover of Vogue Australia. The word is a term of endearment she and others close to the King of Pop would affectionately call him. Read More »

Unforgettable Moments From The 2017 BET Awards

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See the top looks from this year's edition . Solange , who had one of the last year's most critically acclaimed albums with " A Seat at the Table ", won the Centric award and called Sunday "the best birthday ever". It's been widely reported that the singer gave birth to twins earlier this month, although neither she nor JAY-Z have commented on the news . Lest anyone think that Remy's win wasn't the latest development in their longtime beef , Remy spit bars from her diss track about ... Read More »

Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition

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The 51-year-old Republican congressman from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said , which was at least his third operation since being transported to the facility. The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. Scalise's security detail and other police officers shot and killed the assailant, James Hodgkinson of IL, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media. Read More »

She's Gotta Have It teaser for Spike Lee's Netflix series

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According to the Crooklyn creator, his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee had the vision, while he made the magic happen. Lee directs all 10 episodes of the series, which he created and produced. Lee told EBONY.com , "When She's Gotta Have It came out, there were people who said, 'This is a stereotypical image of an oversexualized Black woman.' Then, you had people saying Nola Darling was a feminist". Read More »

Emre into Confederations Cup semi-finals with Germany

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He added: "Both players had their legs really high". "Also, thanks to the players who have played for me in the past, their achievements and commitment, passion and attitude allowed us to get so many victories and get so much success". Australia, meanwhile, were finding it tough to get the ball off La Roja in the opening 20 minutes, which led to a lack of chances. "I didn't know what happened, it was a yellow card then a red card, then a red card for another player". Read More »

Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set

He also noted that Florence played the song "way better than we've ever played a Foo Fighters song". At the same time as Perry was performing on the Pyramid Stage , Liam Gallagher took to the Other stage and delighted the assembled masses with a spirited run through Oasis' back catalogue ("Rock N Roll Star", "Slide Away", "Be Here Now") and several songs from his forthcoming solo debut, As You Were . Read More »