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Elizabeth Banks apologizes for comments about Steven Spielberg

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Banks is pleased that more cinematic stories are now female focused and more movies are being directed by women and she has urged film fans to support these projects if they want more movies to be made. Actress Shari Belafonte called out from the audience Spielberg had directed the 1985 film The Color Purple , starring Whoopi Goldberg. Drawing some rumbles from the crowd, actress Shari Belafonte shouted out about Spielberg's adaptation of Alice Walker's classic novel. Read More »

Macron's party wins clear parliamentary majority

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France's prime minister says French voters have given a clear majority to new French President Emmanuel Macron and his centrist government. The second-round vote is a run-off between the top candidates from last Sunday's first round. Macron cast his vote early in the morning in the seaside resort of Le Touquet before flying to a ceremony outside Paris to mark the anniversary of Charles de Gaulle's 1940 appeal for French resistance to Nazi Germany's occupation. Read More »

Daniel Bryan Returning to Smackdown Next Week

Bryan has not been seen on SmackDown LIVE since the completion of the Superstar Shake-up on April 11, as he joined his wife, Brie Bella, to welcome daughter Birdie Joe into the world. The first reaction on Sunday night came from Daniel Bryan , who said that Ellsworth's actions were "absolutely unacceptable and cheap". Post-PPV shows traditionally benefit from a bounce in viewership, but WWE will be hoping Bryan's comeback this Tuesday ensures that bounce is just a little bit higher. Read More »

Comedian Kathy Griffin Apologises For Beheading Donald Trump's Photo Too Far

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She used to do every New year's Eve with Anderson Cooper. "Whether or not you get, or like, her artistic expression, in America, Kathy has the right to parody the president ", Bloom said. Backlash against Griffin has continued to grow. At no time during the past eight years were there demeaning images of Obama on the nightly news or entertainment shows such as they are against Trump . Read More »

UK MP warns of cover-up in London fire

London mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledged growing public anger surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire in which 58 people are presumed dead, saying the blaze was a result of "mistakes and neglect". One banner showed a drawing of May with the words "Shame" and "Disgrace". Housing company Gentoo now has more than 2,000 tenants living in 26 multi-storey buildings across Wearside and says the security of residents is of paramount importance. Read More »

Finsbury Park: 'Several hurt' as vehicle hits pedestrians

Part of Seven Sisters Road has been closed as the operation continues. Photos posted on social media showed a huge police response with dozens of police cars and riot vans pictured within a cordon. One person has been arrested. The London ambulance service said a "number of resources have been sent to the scene in Seven Sisters Road". The force said more information would be provided when it can be confirmed. Read More »

The US Open: 5 Things to Watch on Sunday

Brooks Koepka is trying for his first major title, and he is off to a solid start in the final round of the U.S. Open. "The guys who do a really good job of that today are going to have a chance to win". Some greens are elevated with false fronts and steep drop offs at the green edge that can spell trouble. Of the five other players who shot a 63 in the third round at a major, none went on to win. Read More »

Adam West, Star Of "Batman" And "Family Guy", Has Died

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See more in the video below. We all remember our first Batman - and for many, that was Adam West, the original TV Batman and pop culture icon. Connect with NJTODAY.NET Join NJTODAY.NET's free Email List to receive occasional updates delivered right to your email address! "I will miss him in the physical world and savour him always in the world of imagination and creativity", she said. Read More »

Dem Rep. Heck: Trump Created Jobs Through 'Attorney Full Employment Act'

Of course, Rosenstein isn't directly investigating Trump , but he's tasked with overseeing the investigation by newly appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller (who expanded his office with 13 new attorney hires this week). Painter, meanwhile, explained to The News Friday that Trump's latest tweet also signals he is trying to lay the groundwork for a case to have Rosenstein recuse himself - which would further complicate, or delay the progress of, any potential case against him. Read More »

Trump says he is under investigation, his lawyer clarifies he isn't

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. The top lawyer for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records and other materials related to the widening investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian representatives. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game Brings Unity Between the Parties

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But Democrats and Republicans recognized that what happened to Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise , the third-ranking member in the House, could happen to anyone in public life. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said. Donald Trump did not attend but in a video address shown on the stadium's giant screen he praised the friendly nature of the game. Read More »

Katy Perry becomes first Twitter user to hit 100 Million mark

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According to ONTD, her sales were dramatically down compared to 2013's Prism , and " Witness was the 17th most streamed album in the USA" during its first week of release. During the event, fans were able to watch Perry live in a house in real time as she did everything from entertain famous friends to engage in a therapy session. Read More »

Tragedy caused by years of neglect: Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan visited a church near the burnt-out residential tower to attend a service which remembered victims of the 14th June tragedy when a 24-storey social housing block went up in flames. May has announced a fund of about $6.5 million for the victims. "People raised these concerns, people were expressing issues regarding the safety and risky living conditions", says Lancaster West Residents Association chairwoman Olesea Matcovschi. Read More »

Beyonce's dad confirms that the star has given birth to twins

Maybe she's cooking up something similar for the new arrivals. Earlier this week, former President Barack Obama hinted that the Carters were expecting twin girls during his speech for Jay's Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony. I know you're in recovery, but where are the pics? Beyoncé's father Mathew Knowles became the first of the Carter clan to comment on the births Sunday, when he took to Twitter to share a sweet birthday e-card to his new grandchildren. Read More »

Cosby team triumphant, but retrial looms

Cosby faced three charges of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. Cosby had broken barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show, " I Spy ", in the 1960s and, two decades later, created the top-ranked " Cosby Show ". Read More »

Reports fly that Beyonce gave birth to twins

Mathew also posted the same picture on his Instagram account, which featured the same caption. Early births can lead to longer hospital stays in order for doctors to monitor the infants lungs and other organs, give babies time to gain weight and treat them for any existing conditions related to being premature. Read More »

Virginia Shooter's Neighbors: "He Would Treat You Really Jerky"

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Mo Brooks (R-AL), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). Scalise remained in critical condition on Friday although his condition has improved, doctors said . Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. He went to his auto and got his firearms and proceeded to target my colleagues, wounding my great friend, law enforcement and volunteers who help us out. Read More »

Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal show at parade for Queen's Birthday

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Wearing a light blue dress and matching hat, she bowed solemnly to the crowds as Prince Philip - on one of his last public appearences before his retirement this autumn - gave out a few short waves. "During her reign, The Queen has attended Trooping the Colour every year except 1955 when it was cancelled because of the National Rail Strike". Video footage shows one bearskin clad trooper fall over face first onto Horse Guards Parade, close to the Queen's residence of Buckingham Palace. Read More »

Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming services

But for now, all eyes will be on the charts because Katy Perry and Taylor Swift's fans will press play on both of their music. Taylor pulled her songs from Spotify back in 2014 , after criticising the effect streaming services were having on the music industry. Read More »

Beyonce and Jay Z 'thrilled' to welcome twins

Pop diva Beyonce and her rap mogul husband Jay-Z have welcomed twins, according to multiple United States media reports, with two new members joining music's royal family that already includes five-year-old Blue Ivy . The above was posted along with her awesome and lovely picture she posted on Instagram . After being preganant for what seemed like an eternity, Beyoncé has finally given birth to her twins! ET has reached out to reps for Beyoncé and Jay Z for comment. Read More »

Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens

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She said on Tuesday that the calls mostly involved the team and that she felt her continued friendship with Cosby was important to the athletic department. "He said these will help you relax", she told jurors. Angela Agrusa claims her line of questioning will show Ms Constand changed her mind about the date of the alleged 2004 assault. Read More »