Stories about Culture

Jun 02 2017

US Box Office Had Worst Memorial Day Weekend Since 1999

While those numbers are the second-lowest for the franchise of sequels, worldwide movie-goers are more than making up for the deficit, with global weekend ticket revenue ...

Jun 02 2017

Gunman sparks panic at Philippines hotel

Witnesses say gunshots and explosions have been heard at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's global airport in the Philippine capital. Resorts World Manila, ...

Jun 02 2017

2016 theme park attendance report now available

Disney's Hollywood Studios was also done 0.5 percent to 10.78 million visitors. Disney World had a half-percent drop in visitation a year ago but Disney's parks divisio...

Jun 02 2017

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities

And he's wrong to claim that following through with the Paris accord would hobble the USA economy; it needn't . "It protects the American taxpayer", said the statement...

Jun 02 2017

Donald Trump announces United States withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The decision also sparked a flurry of criticism from a number of world leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Prime Minister of Denmark Lars ...

Jun 02 2017

WONDER WOMAN's Gal Gadot, Chris Pine Tackle Some Role Reversals

WONDER WOMAN is definitely DC's best film among the recent crop of combined storylines through its extended universe. The first World War acts as the major conflict in...

Jun 02 2017

Trump will not move United States embassy to Jerusalem for now

Trump has yet to make his decision official but is required by law to act by Friday, according to one United States official who spoke on condition of anonymity. His pred...

Jun 02 2017

Exiting Paris, Trump Cedes Global Leadership on Climate Change

Trump said Thursday that the US will withdraw from the landmark global agreement to curb carbon-dioxide emissions. Mr Trump's refusal to commit to the Paris agree...

Jun 02 2017

It's official! Wonder Woman banned in Lebanon

She walks slowly, but gracefully, to our interview - at a movie studio in Los Angeles. "We don't separate art - even romantic movies - from the role of the artist and t...

Jun 02 2017

Battle of Mega Blockbuster so far: Dangal vs. Baahubali 2: the conclusion

The film which became big hit since it was released on May 5 slipped to second place in the Chinese box office on Sunday after staying on top for over a fortnight. The fi...

Jun 02 2017

Bomber Salman Abedi planned Manchester attack for a year

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi likely received some ISIS training in Syria in the months before the attack, according to information gathered in the prelimin...

Jun 02 2017

Trump Announces US Will Withdraw from Paris Climate Accord

Trump officially announced on Thursday that the US would be withdrawing from the climate deal, which had been struck during former president Barack Obama's administrat...

Jun 02 2017

Malaysia Airlines traveller threatens to blow up plane, flight returns to Melbourne

Police said that Mr Marks was released from a psychiatric facility on the day of the incident. Amid the panic he created, a core of passengers subdued him and hog-tie...

Jun 02 2017

TT 2017: TT practice thwarted by rain

A reshuffle of the weekend race schedule is now expected, with raising now likely to be held on Sunday to free up additional practice time on Saturday. Both days will see...

Jun 02 2017

United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

The cowardly "mule", Salman Abedi, blew himself up in Manchester Arena on Monday night before it was revealed he had direct links to an ISIS cell operating in Manchester ...

Jun 02 2017

Chuck Schumer on Withdrawal from Paris Agreement: 'Trump to Earth: Drop Dead'

Pittsburgh's Democratic Mayor Bill Peduto promptly took to Twitter to push back against the President's alliterative phrasing. However, he did say that the United State...

Jun 02 2017

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit sells out in minutes

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi , a British-born man with Libyan descent, detonated a device minutes after the conclusion of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena...

Jun 02 2017

Musk to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

Trump said the usa would withdraw from the Paris Agreement , secured in the French capital in December 2015, which commits countries to curbing rising global temperatu...

Jun 02 2017

Thanks to Eminem, "Stan" Is Now Officially in the Dictionary

Thanks to Eminem , the above can be found in the pages of Oxford's English dictionary . The single featured British singer-songwriter Dido, and it became an global hi...

Jun 02 2017

Jerry Garcia's guitar heads to auction, could fetch $1M

The Grateful Dead frontman's guitar - named Wolf - was purchased at a charity auction in Brooklyn Wednesday night. Wednesday's live auction will feature a performance b...