• Michael Cimino, Director Of 'The Deer Hunter,' Dies At 77
Michael Cimino, Director Of 'The Deer Hunter,' Dies At 77

Cimino's 1978 masterpiece The Deer Hunter starred Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale and more. It chronicles the lives of a group of friends from a Pennsylvania town and the devastating effect of the Vietnam War, both on those who fought in it and those who stayed at home in small-town America.

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  • Thanks, Snapchat: The Kim, Kanye, Taylor Beef Just Reached A New Level
Thanks, Snapchat: The Kim, Kanye, Taylor Beef Just Reached A New Level

Yes, Taylor is heard "giving approval", but like she said, she didn't hear the part about being called a bitch. Finally, according to Yahoo U.K.'s screenshots, several celebrities "liked" tweets in support of Kardashian - Demi Lovato, Pharrell Williams and Zendaya - but all of those "likes" have since been un-liked.

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  • Clinton Leads Trump in Diverse Battleground States in New Polls
Clinton Leads Trump in Diverse Battleground States in New Polls

With Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton heading into their party conventions, polls this week gave conflicting pictures about the presidential race in Florida . The former secretary of state also has a slight advantage on handling global trade. More than half thought Trump would be better at creating jobs and dealing with ISI...

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  • Oklahoma GOP Delegates Head To Cleveland For Republican National Convention
Oklahoma GOP Delegates Head To Cleveland For Republican National Convention

In fact, this this the first time in 40 years Wisconsin Republicans did not end up voting for the eventual nominee. Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, told the Washington Post that one goal of the convention is to make Trump more "likable".

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  • Black Lives Matter organizers take step toward change
Black Lives Matter organizers take step toward change

Biden said Obama asked the police officials at the meeting: "Fellas, what do you think I'm not doing? What we need to do is have discussion and then say here is my role in making sure it is a better community for everyone". Paul, Minnesota, a police officer shot and killed Philando Castile . It's also about the lack of consequences when black l...

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  • Teresa Giudice Caught Off Guard By Jacqueline on Real Housewives of NJ
Teresa Giudice Caught Off Guard By Jacqueline on Real Housewives of NJ

The moral of the story here is Teresa still believes that the entire family strain stems from Melissa's actions and not her own. While stacking dishes - a risky decision given the tumultuous nature of some of their conversations in earlier season - Teresa expresses her desire to get close with Melissa again.

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  • Star Wars Rogue One unveils gritty, grounded story
Star Wars Rogue One unveils gritty, grounded story

Check it out in the embedded video above. The Star Wars Twitter account also unveiled a new poster for the film . Mr Edwards said he got a " very early Christmas present" when he met voice-over actor James Earl Jones - who voiced Vader in the original trilogy - for filming a year ago.

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  • Miley Cyrus shares photo of Liam Hemsworth on Instagram
Miley Cyrus shares photo of Liam Hemsworth on Instagram

With its launch, she wrote on Facebook, "No one should have to hide who they really are, no matter what his or her name, gender or status". Read:Are Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth getting married? The image comes just a week after Cyrus revealed a new tattoo which looked like a tribute to Hemsworth.

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  • Boris Johnson is new UK Foreign Minister
Boris Johnson is new UK Foreign Minister

On social media, French writers let rip too, with one tweeting "a clown as the new foreign minister - comedy or Shakespearean tragedy?" while another proposed that Johnson "recruit Mr Bean as an adviser". Before becoming Britain's top diplomat, Johnson had an awkward relationship with America's erstwhile top diplomat and now presumptive Democratic ...

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  • Pakistani social media star allegedly strangled by brother
Pakistani social media star allegedly strangled by brother

The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for "family honor " because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook . Times), though not almost enough is being done to stop this horrifying cultural practice. She also recently promised to perform a public striptease if the Pakistani c...

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  • OH poll: Presidential race in state too close to call
OH poll: Presidential race in state too close to call

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump trailed Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by 12 percentage points in a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, making him the clear underdog ahead of next week's Republican National Convention.

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  • IMAX poster for the Ghostbusters reboot
IMAX poster for the Ghostbusters reboot

And even though we might sexually objectify Chris Hemsworth (admit it, we all do) it's still less creepy than Bill Murray sexually harassing Sigourney Weaver from the original film? Frantic fanboys have fixated on how these new Ghostbusters also happen to be female, but that's a novelty for all of about 10 minutes.

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  • Train services at London Bridge in disarray after sinkhole opens up
Train services at London Bridge in disarray after sinkhole opens up

Southern is now advising that journeys may be delayed by up to 40 minutes, cancelled or diverted until the end of service. A spokewoman for Network Rail said: "Our engineers are on site investigating a hole which has appeared next to the track at Forest Hill".

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  • Calvin Harris to drop Taylor Swift diss track
Calvin Harris to drop Taylor Swift diss track

The song also seems to reference Tom's character from " Loki ", with the words: " Low key you won't tell none of your friends about me ". The song apparently features John Newman who was defo shooting a music video with Calvin last week.

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  • Protests and a party to open the Republican National Convention
Protests and a party to open the Republican National Convention

It was an earlier-than-expected arrival for a man who has shown little interest in tradition with his nominating show. But the next four days would undeniably be Trump's moment - a week at the pinnacle of American politics that few could have imagined when the NY billionaire entered the race a year ago.

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  • Silicon Valley star TJ Miller to voice lead character in emoji movie
Silicon Valley star TJ Miller to voice lead character in emoji movie

Today on everything is getting a movie (previous winners include Battleship and Angry Birds ), Sony Animation has unveiled more info about Emojimovie: Express Yourself. Miller has previously lent his voice to How to Train Your Dragon , Big Hero 6 and High School USA . News arrives in tandem with an official title for the feature film, whic...

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  • Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence as running mate
Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence as running mate

His running mate largely unknown to the public, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is introducing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a steady conservative with governing experience inside and outside of Washington. Then he briefly praised Pence. "It turns out, you can force Trump to make a choice and give him a speech, he's always going to be Tru...

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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos gets cameo in new 'Star Trek' film
Amazon's Jeff Bezos gets cameo in new 'Star Trek' film

Thor star Chris Hemsworth will return in the next Star Trek film. "The launch of the new Star Trek will truly be a global television event", Armando Nuñez, president and chief executive officer of CBS Studios International, said in a statement Monday.

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  • Royle Family star Caroline Aherne dies, aged 52
Royle Family star Caroline Aherne dies, aged 52

And Ralf Little, who played her brother Antony, wrote on Twitter, "Sorry for silence - I just. don't know what to say". A friend. Big, big heart. 'A true professional and one of the most generous people I ever worked with'. She had that northern, working class, Irish immigrant humour. After studying drama and working for years on the Manchester ...

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  • 'Ghostbusters' debuts to $46 million, 'Secret Life of Pets' tops charts
'Ghostbusters' debuts to $46 million, 'Secret Life of Pets' tops charts

Poster for the 2016 animated feature film "The Secret Life of Pets". " Ghostbusters " was second with what Paul Dergarabedian of comScore described as a better-than-expected $ 46 million . It earned $7.5 million, bringing its tally over two weeks to $31.2 million. The Broad Green Pictures release was shown in 1,600 theaters, a smaller footprint...

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