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Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed

Lion cubs pouncing on sensitive parts of bigger cats. Two hares appearing to dance. In the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, animals show their funny side....

Comedy wildlife photo award finalists revealed

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Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des J...
16:28 2019-05-25

Van Dijk, Ronaldo, Messi finalists for FIFA player award Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk joins five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the three finalists for the FIFA best player award; United States forward Megan Rapinoe favored for the women's award     ...
18:00 2019-09-02

Animals are hilarious — and the Comedy Wildlife Awards prove it These beasts are wildly funny. The preliminary results are in for 2019’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and the picture-perfect specimens were caught in the act — of being adorable. From a booty-slapping fox to friendly bugs and toothy zeb...
00:42 2019-09-12

The Funniest, Most Adorable Pics From Comedy Wildlife Awards 2019 The finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 have been declared, and we don't envy the judges who have to pick the best one out of these gems....
17:14 2019-09-12

Let's check out this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards contenders Even at their most stoic, at any given moment there’s roughly a 60% percent chance that animals are mere seconds away from doing something absolutely ridiculous looking. It is part of why we love them; it is definitely why we mock them. And it’s that...
06:56 2019-09-17

Plan to expand hunting, fishing in wildlife refuges revealed OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The Trump administration is announcing what it calls a major expansion of hunting and fishing in the nation’s protected wildlife refuges. U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Wednesday the plan affects 1.4 millio...
20:14 2019-06-05

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 ...
18:00 2019-06-05

Hitler comedy Jojo Rabbit primed for Oscars after winning top Toronto award Taika Waititi’s whimsical second world war film has won the people’s choice award at this year’s Toronto film festival, following in the footsteps of Green BookSecond world war comedy Jojo Rabbit has won this year’s people’s choice award at the Toron...
06:42 2019-09-16

'America's Got Talent': The first finalists have been revealed. Did Kodi Lee make the cut? “America’s Got Talent” is two weeks away from crowing a winner. Here are the five acts that advanced to the finals and the six who were eliminated:        ...
08:42 2019-09-05

See the stunning photos: National Geographic's travel photo contest winners revealed National Geographic has revealed the winners of its annual Travel Photo Contest — and the photos are stunning.       ...
18:28 2019-06-12

Sophie Turner's Wedding Dress Revealed: See Her and Joe Jonas' First Wedding Photo Sophie Turner's wedding dress has been revealed and it's a gown truly fit for a Queen of the North. Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark wed Joe Jonas this past weekend in France and......
01:56 2019-07-05

Comparing the NBA MVP finalists: Who has the edge? Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden and Paul George are finalists for the NBA MVP. Compare their résumés before the winner is announced Monday night.       ...
03:42 2019-06-24

EasyJet clarifies backless seat viral photo, asks passenger to remove photo from Twitter A photo of a woman sitting in a backless seat on a recent EasyJet flight has gone viral ‒ though the airline insists the seat wasn't in operation.       ...
03:14 2019-08-08

'America's Got Talent': Top 10 finalists are set after shocking reveal! Tuesday's results show revealed the last acts moving on to the finals. Simon Cowell said it's shaping up to be "the best final we've ever had."        ...
05:28 2019-09-17

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists Colson Whitehead’s novel “The Nickel Boys” and Kwame Alexander’s picture story “The Undefeated” are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year’s outstanding fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ books...
15:00 2019-09-17

Smartphone, Matchbox cars among Toy Hall of Fame finalists Care Bears, the Nerf Blaster and the smartphone are among the 12 finalists considered for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.       ...
10:42 2019-09-12

Trump names five finalists for national security adviser President Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he now has five finalists for the position of national security adviser, though an aide later said there were more....
05:56 2019-09-18

Not one of the Fortnite World Cup's 100 finalists was a woman. Why? | Keith Stuart The esports industry must attract female pro players to avoid replicating the sexism that blights other sports This weekend the best Fortnite players in the world gathered at Flushing Meadows in New York to compete in the game’s first ever World Cup ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti, former ATP executive Weller Evans finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on ATP board        ...
17:14 2019-05-21

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
20:14 2019-06-09

Can you spell these 12 challenging words? Scripps National Spelling Bee finalists could The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are set and just 50 spellers remain. Here are 12 challenging words they faced in preliminary rounds.        ...
17:28 2019-05-30

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members LONDON (AP) — The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party — and to become the country’s new prime minister — are making their first formal pitches to party members. Former British foreign secretary and ex-...
19:56 2019-06-22

Trump lists five finalists to replace Bolton as national security adviser President Trump on Tuesday announced his five finalists to replace national security adviser John Bolton. The president, talking to reporters on Air Force One during a fundraising trip to California, said he narrowed the list down to Robert O’B...
02:42 2019-09-18

'America's Got Talent' semi-finalists prep for Tuesday's live show It's good to let off some steam when the stakes are high. And, for those competing in the Season 14 semi-finals of NBC's "America's Got Talent," the stakes are pretty high....
05:42 2019-09-11

Miss India pageant slammed for lack of diversity as critics say finalists are all identical The Miss India pageant has come under fire for lacking diversity after a newspaper released headshots of the 30 finalist that looked shockingly identical....
19:28 2019-05-30

Magic cards, Masters of the Universe, Nerf Blaster among Toy Hall of Fame finalists The Strong National Museum of Play announced the finalists for National Toy Hall of Fame induction include My Little Pony, Risk, Masters of the Universe and Magic the Gathering....
20:42 2019-09-11

Andy Murray and brother Jamie beat Wimbledon finalists at Citi Open Andy and Jamie Murray battled to a tight three-set win in their first pairing for three years in the first round of the Citi Open in Washington overnight....
19:00 2019-08-01

Nadal and Serena the daunting obstacles as fellow semi-finalists target maiden triumph "Six players in the US Open semi-finals have never reached a Grand Slam final. The other two are Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. The most daunting of obstacles stand in the way of maiden triumphs, writes Michael Hincks."...
10:42 2019-09-05

Lisa Leslie, Nastia Liukin are finalists for U.S. Olympic, Paralympic Hall of Fame class Apolo Ohno, Misty May-Treanor and Anne Donovan are also finalists for the Class of 2019 of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame.       ...
18:56 2019-08-12

Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola named finalists for Fifa The Best men's coach Mauricio Pochettino has been recognised for guiding Tottenham to last season's Champions League Final by being named on Fifa's all Premier League, three-man shortlist for the best men's coach of the year....
15:00 2019-09-02

Stunning shots of Serengeti wildlife Discovery Channel’s new nature documentary series "Serengeti" takes viewers to the African region. See some of the stunning wildlife images.       ...
18:28 2019-07-31

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatur...
04:42 2019-09-12

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife Hoping to fend off the extinction of mountain lions and other species that require room to roam, Calif. will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 freeway.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Heathrow expansion would be disastrous for wildlife, campaigners say Noise and pollution would threaten thousands of animals in Richmond Park, group saysThe impact of thousands of newly routed flights over Richmond Park has been almost completely ignored in Heathrow airport’s environmental impact report on its plans f...
17:56 2019-09-13

Lupita Nyong’o on Narrating a Wildlife Documentary The Kenyan-Mexican actress spoke to The Times about why she agreed to narrate the American iteration of the show, her favorite destinations and a few of her best skin care tips....
11:42 2019-07-24

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
18:28 2019-05-21

DeepMind uses AI to track Serengeti wildlife with photos DeepMind has joined the ranks of those using AI to save fragile wildlife populations, and it's doing that on a grand scale. The company is partnering with conservationists and ecologists on a project that uses machine learning to speedily detec...
22:28 2019-08-08

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals...
23:28 2019-08-19

'America's Got Talent': Top 10 finalists are set after shocking reveal! Tuesday's results show revealed the last acts moving on to the finals. Simon Cowell said it's shaping up to be "the best final we've ever had."        ...
05:28 2019-09-12

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers....
10:28 2019-06-30

Wildlife photographer of the year – highly commended images The Natural History Museum has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. The winners will be announced on 15 October and the exhibition opens on 18 October Continue reading......
19:56 2019-09-09

Songbirds silenced as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking Songbird competitions have been a pastime throughout the Caribbean for centuries, but trapping wildlife without a license is a crime in Colombia, and now that conflict with armed groups has declined, authorities are starting to go after animal traffi...
07:00 2019-08-14

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
18:01 2019-05-27

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
07:00 2019-08-21

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling on the refuge’s 1.5 million-acre coastal plain on T...
03:42 2019-09-14

15 incredible images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition released a limited selection of this year's 'highly commended' images.        ...
03:56 2019-09-10

2 giraffes killed by lightning at Florida wildlife park LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning. Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of...
01:28 2019-06-12

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
19:00 2019-08-16

US expands hunting and fishing at national wildlife refuges BOISE, Idaho — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is expanding hunting and fishing in 77 national wildlife refuges in a move that critics contend is deferring management to states and could harm wildlife. The Interior Department’s US Fish ...
00:42 2019-09-12

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
06:56 2019-08-19

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
19:28 2019-05-28

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered i...
12:28 2019-06-15

Bald eaglet back in air after 2 weeks in wildlife hospital METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A bald eagle hatched this spring in a New Orleans suburb was released Tuesday in the same neighborhood after two weeks in Louisiana State University’s Wildlife Hospital. Dozens of neighbors who’ve watched over the eag...
22:01 2019-05-28

Helping giraffes and 6 other key decision from CITES wildlife summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
16:00 2019-08-29

'Better Than TV': Doorbell Camera Owners Obsess Over the Wildlife at Their Doors Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
21:14 2019-05-21

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
16:56 2019-08-29

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, di...
00:28 2019-08-03

Look: Wildlife officers rescue elk trapped in irrigation canal Wildlife officials in Washington state came to the rescue of a large elk stranded in an irrigation canal that it was unable to climb out from due to concrete lining....
23:00 2019-08-30

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Excep...
18:28 2019-07-31

SEE IT: Thousands of birds killed during hailstorm at Montana wildlife preserve More than 11,000 waterfowl and wetland birds were killed or maimed after “baseball-sized” pieces of hail wreaked havoc over a Montana wildlife management area last weekend during a storm, state officials said Friday....
14:14 2019-08-20

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Conventi...
23:14 2019-08-17

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve....
13:28 2019-05-24

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
16:42 2019-06-15

The Best Wildlife Photos of 2019 Reveal Nature's Beauty and Ferocity The finalists have been announced for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s crop features some stunning—and gut wrenching—images. From animals fighting for their lives to the subtle beauty of a bird drinking from an i...
08:00 2019-09-10

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
19:28 2019-08-16

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussion...
04:00 2019-09-03

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
09:00 2019-08-09

Wildlife conference mulls loosening restrictions on ivory trade Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory....
21:14 2019-08-17

Trump administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species....
20:28 2019-08-12

Arizona bans hunting contests for killing wildlife predators PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes such as cash or hunting equipment. The Governor’s Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a ...
21:28 2019-09-05

Wildlife officials say drugging loose moose on UND campus was mistake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged. North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams says his agency did not recommend immobil...
03:00 2019-09-06

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
00:28 2019-08-13

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the gl...
17:42 2019-08-14

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
11:00 2019-08-21

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
23:56 2019-09-06

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, t...
02:42 2019-08-21

Saskatchewan drivers beware: wildlife on the move during harvest season As farmers reap their harvest, a wildlife expert says animals are pushed out of their feeding and bedding grounds, which can create hazards for motorists....
14:28 2019-09-08

U.S. takes major step toward oil drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off lim...
01:56 2019-09-13

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
20:42 2019-06-27

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum enc...
00:00 2019-07-05

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
01:00 2019-05-22

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
01:00 2019-05-22

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center...
09:56 2019-07-11

NBC Gives Comedy Stars the Bird In This First Look at New Campaign At NBC, you might just find yourself doing comedy for the birds. For one bird, that is. The NBC peacock has got some notess for some of the network's biggest stars (both past and......
05:56 2019-09-04

The romantic comedy Plus One is worth the RSVP The recent Netflix romantic comedy boom has emboldened both filmmakers and fans to embrace oft-disparaged elements of this oft-disrespected genre: the formulas, the heightened reality, the supposed frivolousness. While it’s neat to see a genre reclai...
00:00 2019-06-11

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
22:14 2019-06-03

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
02:56 2019-08-23

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The ...
11:00 2019-08-24

Trump administration swaps land to cut road through Alaska wildlife refuge The Trump administration has resurrected a plan to carve a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, less than four months after a federal judge struck down an earlier plan as illegal....
07:00 2019-07-25

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border m...
07:42 2019-08-07

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with ...
13:42 2019-07-18

Florida beachgoers, wildlife officials rescue 5 stranded pilot whales Florida wildlife officials — with the help of marine biologists, the Coast Guard, and beachgoers — this week rescued five beached pilot whales on Redington Beach. ...
18:00 2019-07-31

| Southern African nations threaten to quit wildlife trade monitor Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn and imposed a near total ban on zoos taking African elephants captured in the wild....
02:56 2019-09-02

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often under...
10:00 2019-07-11

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wi...
19:28 2019-06-18

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
14:38 2019-05-21

Oregon wildlife officials kill bear because people kept taking selfies with him A black bear in Oregon was killed by wildlife officials who decided the furry animal could be a serious threat to parkgoers who kept taking selfies with him, authorities said. The young bear was shot and killed by biologists last week when they disco...
14:42 2019-06-19

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep d...
19:14 2019-08-22

Prairie dogs with the plague keep parts of Colorado wildlife refuge shut down The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is home to eagles, ducks, geese, bison, coyotes and deer, among other species.        ...
22:42 2019-08-19

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
10:56 2019-07-12

Los Angeles to build world's largest wildlife bridge across 10-lane freeway An $87m corridor will extend over Highway 101 to reconnect the ecosystem and possibly save mountain lions from extinction Engineers in southern California are hard at work designing the biggest wildlife corridor in the world, to extend over US Highwa...
22:56 2019-08-21

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came...
22:42 2019-09-11

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
23:42 2019-08-21

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native ani...
21:14 2019-08-18

Namibia considers withdrawal from wildlife convention unless rhino trade eased Namibia is considering withdrawing from the rules that govern the global trade in endangered species, after countries voted last week to reject proposals to relax restrictions on hunting and exporting its white rhinos....
00:00 2019-08-28

Midsommar and Hereditary's Ari Aster says he's ready to do a comedy now, please As we noted in our review, Ari Aster’s second gut-churning exercise in horror film-making, Midsommar, is also a surprisingly funny movie, blending its visceral shocks with a steady dose of culture clash comedy. Now Aster—whose 2018 debut Hereditary w...
10:00 2019-07-12

Dad’s Casual ‘Conversation’ With Infant Son Is Comedy Gold It’s a scene that plays out in living rooms around the world on a nightly basis. A parent is relaxing, watching TV while a toddler chills out nearby. In this version, though, when the dad jokingly asks his 18-month old son about the show, the t...
02:56 2019-06-07

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
09:56 2019-06-08

Apple may be working with the BBC on a comedy-drama series Apple has been snapping up big-name talents left, right and center as it gears up for the launch of Apple TV+. The likes of Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Octavia Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Kumail Nanjiani are makin...
17:56 2019-07-12

Welcome to the raptor pit! The truth about comedy writers' rooms Grubby banter, sexless flirting and the smell of pizza and ambition ... writer Sarah Morgan reveals the funny business that goes on behind the scenes of your favourite showsIn the recent movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays a naive young comedy write...
16:56 2019-08-02

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
09:14 2019-07-09

Micky Overman on comedy and violation: 'How could a man masturbate during my set?' I was told a man had been masturbating during my show. I’ve since heard of two other performers it has happened to. Isn’t comedy meant to be a space where we can safely express ourselves?A comedian friend of mine told me that being on stage is the on...
12:42 2019-08-11

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik reuniting for new Fox comedy According to Variety, Fox has given a series order to Carla, a new show executive produced by Big Bang Theory buddies Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik, after beating out “all of the broadcast networks” for the rights to the project. The show is a remake ...
08:56 2019-09-20

'Horrifyingly absurd': how did millennial comedy get so surreal? From Adult Swim to ‘dank memes’, modern comedy is confronting the illogicality of life in 2019There is an episode in the first season of Broad City – the US sitcom about two twentysomething, weed-loving best friends – that involves an epic journey to...
15:14 2019-08-13

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he ...
04:00 2019-07-15

Always Be My Maybe review – another middling Netflix romantic comedy Ali Wong and Randall Park can’t spin quite enough charm from a flat-looking regurgitation of a formula we know all too well Our collective thirst for the release of a genuinely great romantic comedy has led to us looking back as well as forward, rewa...
09:01 2019-05-31

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it...
23:56 2019-09-12

Apple's comedy series 'Dickinson' gets its first trailer Apple appears to be ramping up for the launch of Apple TV. Just one week after dropping the trailer for its first original series, The Morning Show, the company released the first teaser for its upcoming series Dickinson on Monday. The comedy based o...
11:56 2019-08-27

Julián Castro calls for end to euthanization at animal shelters in wildlife welfare plan Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for an end to euthanization at animal shelters in a plan he released Monday focusing on improving the welfare of both domestic and wild animals....
10:14 2019-08-20

Wildlife photographer captures images of dragonflies covered in dew: It 'clung to their bodies like jewels' A wildlife photographer was stunned when he came across dragonflies covered in morning dew, giving the illusion the small insects were diamond-encrusted. ...
23:14 2019-08-29

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across th...
08:42 2019-08-29

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
13:14 2019-07-10

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
10:56 2019-07-12

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
03:42 2019-09-13

Georgia beachgoers rescue whales mass stranded on shore, wildlife officials say Georgia beachgoers rushed through the surf on Tuesday in a frantic effort to rescue dozens of pilot whales beaching themselves on the shore, according to wildlife officials and video shared on social media....
21:42 2019-07-17

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a long-time ban on energy development there....
23:28 2019-09-12

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is more teen comedy than action movie Audiences love a good European road trip. Remember when Clark Griswold and family yukked around the continent in “European Vacation”? Or how the song “Scotty Doesn’t Know” incited a “EuroTrip”? Well, now we’ve got “National Lampoon’s Spider-Man.” Act...
21:28 2019-06-27

Between Two Ferns: The Movie review – ramshackle cameo comedy Zach Galifianakis’s abrasive celebrity talkshow gets transformed into a featherweight, intermittently funny, full-length feature for NetflixThere are saving graces scattered throughout Zach Galifianakis’s featherweight extension of his amateur talksh...
13:42 2019-09-20

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie....
11:56 2019-08-12

Critics are already loving the horror-comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here's what they're saying about the surprise hit. Fox Searchlight Pictures The bride-centric horror-comedy "Ready or Not" hit theaters on Wednesday and it has already been receiving rave reviews from critics. It stars Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, and Andie MacDowell and currently sits at 89% on the ...
06:00 2019-08-22

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
20:00 2019-06-05

Rainbow Rowell’s First Graphic Novel Serves Up Comedy and Romance In “Pumpkinheads,” two work pals navigate the fine line between friendship and love. It’s set in a pumpkin patch, with dreamy art by Faith Erin Hicks....
14:14 2019-08-27

‘Gosh!’ Cult comedy ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ turns 15 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today’s era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie that created the “Vote for Pedro&#...
18:42 2019-06-15

Sammy Shore, Comedy Store co-founder, dead at 92 Comedian, Friars Club member and animal advocate Sammy Shore has died of natural causes in Las Vegas, a post on The Comedy Store's Facebook page said Saturday. He was 92. ...
15:01 2019-05-21

'I should have died in 1992': Craig Ferguson's comedy comeback He quit booze and Scotland – and became a chat show sensation in the US. As he returns to standup on his home turf, we rescue him from selfie-takers on the streets of Glasgow On the morning we meet, Glasgow seems especially delighted to have Craig Fe...
12:42 2019-08-07

Veterans remember 9/11 through night of music, comedy and performances TUCSON, AZ – The 9/11 “Never Forgotten” event will be taking place on Tuesday at the Fox Tucson Theatre located at 17 W. Congress St. It will be a night filled with music, comedy and inspiration with special guest performances from The Manhatta...
16:00 2019-09-10

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
17:14 2019-06-13

Mindy Kaling’s new ‘Late Night’ comedy sneaks up on you Mindy’s new project is her best so far. That’s Mindy Kaling, the actress known for her work on “The Office,” “Oceans 8” and “The Mindy Project.” Her first feature film as both a writer and lead actress, “Late Night,” joins the ranks of fictiona...
04:28 2019-06-07

Comedy Central extends its stay on the South Side Good news for fans of Comedy Central’s new Chicago-set comedy series South Side, with Deadline reporting tonight that Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle’s single-season series has just been renewed for a second year on the air. The show stars Sultan...
07:00 2019-08-29

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
00:14 2019-07-11

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
20:28 2019-05-21

Eddie Murphy confirms return to stand-up comedy The grand Eddie Murphy comeback is underway. The famously reclusive comedian, 58, rarely does interviews and has avoided the spotlight for years, but he’s been returning in leaps and bounds: First he made a surprise summer appearance on Jerry Seinfel...
20:42 2019-09-05

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards ...
21:28 2019-06-11

Grey's Anatomy Season 16 Is About the Consequences Of the Romantic Comedy No one is getting off easy in Grey's Anatomy season 16. After everybody had a good time falling in love and committing the occasional crime in season 15, they're now facing the......
22:14 2019-09-13

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Cent...
00:00 2019-06-11

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom...
22:42 2019-06-10

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Comedy and Drama We've officially reached day two of the TV Scoop Awards, and so far things are going great. Probably! Hopefully! Starting today, you get to vote for the best drama and comedy of the......
05:56 2019-07-21

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
23:56 2019-05-21

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
22:42 2019-06-11

Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges . The post Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges appeared first on...
20:14 2019-06-05

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
23:28 2019-09-12

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show...
01:14 2019-08-22

Divorce doesn’t seem to get any easier in the latest trailer for the HBO comedy's third season Divorce season two wrapped up in a fairly final way last year, with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Frances all alone as her kids embark a trip to Europe with their dad, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), and new girlfriend Jackie (Becki Newton). Sure, Diane (Moll...
00:28 2019-06-13

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:42 2019-05-25

This Manhattan comedy club’s mouth-watering menu is no joke The Stand, which showcases top comedians like Kevin Hart, Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman, has tapped executive chef Harold Villarosa to take its food to what some might call a laughably lofty level....
04:00 2019-07-15

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
00:00 2019-08-08

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
18:14 2019-05-21

Ctrl Alt Delete: the pro-choice comedy that's the bravest TV show in America They have been called ‘worse than Nazis’ for their abortion-clinic comedy. But for Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, the hate pales beside the outpouring of gratitudeThe makers of Ctrl Alt Delete like to say it’s a typical workplace comedy. “But not your...
21:42 2019-05-30

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an e...
08:42 2019-08-20

Double murder in NJ home of popular NYC comedy club owner Authorities are investigating a grisly double murder of a man and his nanny at a popular NYC comedy club owner's home in a quaint, suburban New Jersey town....
16:42 2019-08-04

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
14:56 2019-05-21

Ditch the flip-flops and comedy shirts: summer fashion for men Many British men struggle with what to wear come the summer. Here’s how to look cool during the hottest monthsIt’s easy to remember the heatwave of last summer through rose-tinted goggles: Soleros for lunch, long nights splayed out in parks and endle...
16:14 2019-05-29

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
17:42 2019-06-13

Sunnyside Stars Introduce NBC's Newest Comedy in Sneak Peek Ready to disco? We're just a couple weeks away from the debut of NBC's newest comedy Sunnyside and E! News has a sweet first look at the show, from executive producers Kal Penn......
17:56 2019-09-06

With big shows leaving service, Netflix will have to do better than comedy specials, analyst says With new streaming services snatching up beloved series, Netflix is pivoting towards comedy specials and documentaries to drive viewing hours and to ward off competition....
16:00 2019-07-10

8 of the Most Hilarious Jokes From Alec Baldwin's Comedy Central Roast Good ole clean fun! On Sunday night, Alec Baldwin was the center of attention for Comedy Central's annual roast. And this year's honoree didn't disappoint when he got up to......
07:00 2019-09-16

This brilliant trick got a Norwegian comedy onto Netflix’s recommended list I was poking around the other day for something new to watch on Netflix that I hadn’t seen before, and I came across a series from Norway I hadn’t heard of that looked to be a Vikings-era comedy that Netflix was recommending I check out. ...
07:14 2019-08-09

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" a...
22:28 2019-08-18

Aziz Ansari moves forward, but Right Now is a step backward for his comedy As befits the title of his latest stand-up special, Aziz Ansari concerns himself with the present in Aziz Ansari Right Now, addressing how he’s navigating the world following an accusation of sexual misconduct in January 2018 as well as looking at ho...
03:28 2019-07-10

'I want everyone to pay attention to me!' Meet Catherine Cohen, comedy's peak millennial Caught between self-love and neurosis, Cohen has taken Edinburgh by storm with a musical show that plays up to her generation’s stereotypes. She’s even got a song called Look At Me ... ‘The other day I woke up, I was like, ‘This is the most magical p...
02:14 2019-08-21

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
01:14 2019-06-08

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
10:28 2019-07-11

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
23:00 2019-07-18

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rush...
16:14 2019-08-14

Kind Hearts and Coronets: on the set of the brilliant Ealing comedy – in pictures Released in 1949, Kind Hearts and Coronets remains one of the all time classics of British cinema. As a 4k restoration is released for its 70th anniversary, we see actors Dennis Price, Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and director Robert Hamer at wor...
19:42 2019-06-06

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
20:42 2019-07-09

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is w...
07:28 2019-06-22

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
22:00 2019-08-18

New 'SNL' hire Shane Gillis defends his comedy after bigoted comments surface New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast....
15:28 2019-09-13

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading....
23:42 2019-06-20

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It took years to convince someone to make this show,” sa...
20:56 2019-05-24

Mrs Fletcher review – Kathryn Hahn charms in thought-provoking comedy A HBO series based on Tom Perrotta’s excellent novel about porn and consent offers up wit, intelligence and a remarkable central performanceThere’s something about the work of the American novelist Tom Perrotta that makes it ideally suited for adapta...
05:28 2019-09-12

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted ...
16:14 2019-08-14

Comedy Central and Channel 5 shows to join Britbox streaming service: ITV Television boxsets from Viacom-owned Channel 5 as well as British comedies from Comedy Central UK will appear on Britbox, a new British joint venture video streaming service from the BBC and ITV, ITV said on Friday....
18:56 2019-09-20

Director Ari Aster and Jack Reynor kind of see Midsommar as a dark comedy After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat d...
09:42 2019-07-03

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boiling New Mexico desert. I’m part of a film crew shoot...
13:56 2019-05-25

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-rec...
21:28 2019-08-24

Jenny Slate lands first Netflix comedy special: ‘Stage Fright’ Jenny Slate is bracing herself for Netflix. The comedian and actress announced her first special Monday: “Jenny Slate: Stage Fright” is set to premiere on the streaming service Oct. 22. The project is described as part stand-up and part documen...
23:28 2019-09-16

Roseanne Barr says she was fired for Trump support, talks comedy comeback Roseanne Barr believes she was fired from her eponymous sitcom revival because of a conspiracy against her spawned by her support for President Trump....
21:14 2019-09-17

Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James McNicholas recounts the life and career of his grandfather, Terry Downes, in 'The Boxer' The post Terry Downes comedy show hits the Edinburgh Fringe Festival appeared first on Boxing News....
17:14 2019-07-23

Meet 'Barry's' hit men, who make up half of the comedy supporting actor category Does HBO's "Barry" -- the darkly comic tale of a talented hitman yearning to break away from his violent vocation and start a more fulfilling new life as an actor --have the deepest comedy acting bench on television? Emmy voters certainly think so....
03:28 2019-08-29

Pete Davidson goes off on an expletive-fill rant against UCF students during comedy show While performing at UCF's Pegasus Palooza Comedy Knight, the SNL comedian went on a profanity-filled rant against people who were filming the show.        ...
06:56 2019-08-28

Green Book's Peter Farrelly is making a "suicide comedy" for Quibi, so that'll be fun Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-winning Green Book was a thoughtful and powerful exploration of race in America, telling the story of a legendary Black musician traveling through the South from the extremely unique and valuable perspective of an Italian man w...
03:28 2019-07-10

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca...
00:28 2019-06-20

Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 The pitch-black small-town mockumentary was a flop on release and left critics cold but 20 years later its vicious indecency remains daring Drop Dead Gorgeous is one of my favourite films. It also made less than its $15m budget at the box office and ...
09:56 2019-07-23

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special may be the most politically incorrect comedy show ever Dave Chappelle‘s return to Netflix — possibly the most politically incorrect 1 hour and 5 minutes on TV since the Archie Bunker era — is dividing viewers, with some accusing him of racism, transphobia and “stale bigotry,̶...
22:28 2019-08-27

Hilarious, heartfelt, and horny, Booksmart redefines the teen comedy for Generation Z It seems that we are living in a golden age of female-led coming-of-age comedies. Lady Bird and The Edge Of Seventeen announced their directors as filmmakers to watch, while Blockers put the lie to the idea that it’s impossible to be both sensitive ...
19:56 2019-05-22

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
21:28 2019-05-21

Sabrina Carpenter, Liza Koshy to star in Netflix dance comedy 'Work It' "Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter, YouTube star Liza Koshy and "The Flash" alum Keiynan Lonsdale play ragtag dancers in the Netflix movie "Work It."...
17:14 2019-07-03

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
04:42 2019-07-09

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
16:56 2019-07-12

This Green and Pleasant Land by Ayisha Malik review – a modern comedy of manners What happens when a Muslim man is tasked with establishing a mosque in his sleepy English village?Ayisha Malik’s hapless, hijab-wearing girl-about-town Sofia Khan was one of the most engaging, cliche-busting comic creations of recent years. As the pr...
11:00 2019-06-12

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
19:56 2019-07-12

Jojo Rabbit review – Scarlett Johansson lifts smug Hitler comedy A charming turn from the Oscar-nominated actor is the best thing about a thinly etched second world war satireThere’s a smug surface-level audacity to the second world war “anti-hate satire” Jojo Rabbit, a film that employs a repetitive wink as it pr...
20:56 2019-09-09

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
22:56 2019-08-22

Booksmart review – wild, warm high school comedy puts girls on top Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style During the first act of SXSW crowd-pleaser Booksmart there’s a fantastically humbling, game-changer of a moment for Molly...
00:00 2019-05-25

Jason Mewes can’t escape Jay and Silent Bob in his crummy meta-comedy Madness In The Method The opening scene of Madness In The Method offers a glimpse of an alternate-world acting career for Jason Mewes. Mewes is best known as Jay, the more verbally expressive half of the Clerks-born, Jersey-centric comic duo Jay and Silent Bob, created by...
21:28 2019-08-02

Lucy McCormick review – caustically candid comedy about history's famous women Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghMcCormick rips up the rulebook with Post Popular, a hedonistic history lesson that is trashy, volatile ... and honestUtterly indelicate and completely unpredictable, Post Popular is a wild ride. Lucy McCormick’s ludicrou...
19:28 2019-08-05

'Big Bang Theory' alums Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons team on new Fox comedy 'Carla' Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons, fresh off "The Big Bang Theory," will produce a new Fox comedy, "Carla," starring Bialik.        ...
22:00 2019-09-20

How a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment in Uncle Buck inspired a Christmas comedy blockbuster The John Candy movie Uncle Buck turns 30 today, and it remains an excellent watch. Writer/director John Hughes wisely put the charismatic Candy front and center as the title character, maker of giant pancakes, and driver of a car called the “Beast.” ...
21:28 2019-08-16

Joel McHale releases comedy special, dons tights for DC Comics series Joel McHale talks new comedy special "Live from Pyongyang," swimming with sharks for the Discovery Channel, taking on the role of DC Comics hero Starman and the possibility of a future for "Community."...
00:28 2019-08-08

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch...
21:00 2019-08-16

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made their teenage characters famous....
04:28 2019-08-08

John Early and Kate Berlant’s new comedy video is scarier than most horror movies Over the years, the comedy partnership of John Early and Kate Berlant has produced some fantastic videos, many of which focus on the kinds of characters and situations that make viewers feel unsettled to the point of nervous laughter. Their latest sh...
21:56 2019-06-13

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
19:00 2019-08-20

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a ...
20:00 2019-07-20

New Jersey man charged in double homicide of au pair girlfriend, NYC comedy club owner, reports say Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 5 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged in the double homicide of his au pair girlfriend and her employer – ...
23:56 2019-08-05

Murder Mystery review – Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston buoy fun Netflix comedy Old-fashioned movie star charm lifts a goofy, likable film that puts a New York couple in the middle of a European whodunnitAdam Sandler’s monstrous eight-movie deal with Netflix arrived as both a blessing and a curse for those who had actually endur...
09:56 2019-06-14

Michael Jackson Accusers Respond After Getting Blasted in Dave Chappelle's New Comedy Special: 'It Reveals Him, Not Us' Ever since the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland debuted in January, Michael Jackson’s fanbase has been split on how to properly assess his legacy in light of the allegations leveled against him. But one person who has made it perfectly clear where h...
00:56 2019-08-28

Sexy lamps, time travel and punchy comedy: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures Our photographer Murdo MacLeod captures more of this year’s eclectic Edinburgh festival shows, featuring everything from black holes to Basil Brush Continue reading......
23:00 2019-08-26

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
17:00 2019-08-16

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
07:00 2019-08-15

Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off against, ya know, drug dealers or something. Such is the plot of Stuber, an action-comedy that, per ea...
20:56 2019-05-21

Comedy heavyweights rail against 'cancel culture' in wake of 'SNL' cast member's abrupt firing Shane Gillis lost his chance “Saturday Night Live” gig over controversial comments he made in the past but fellow comedians are coming to his defense as the industry comes under assault....
18:56 2019-09-18

Chuck Lorre says his new Billy Gardell comedy is a love letter to America's immigrants 'Big Bang Theory' producer Chuck Lorre dedicates his new CBS romantic comedy, 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' to hard-working, honest immigrants.        ...
03:56 2019-08-02

The Laundromat review: Gary Oldman spins lies to Meryl Streep in sparkling comedy Steven Soderbergh’s wickedly entertaining romp loosely based on the uncovering of the Panama Papers is an effective mixed wash of truth and fictionBow your heads in remembrance of Mossack Fonseca, the best law firm you never heard of, the world’s fou...
22:42 2019-09-01

Jane Lynch announces new Netflix comedy series with Cyndi Lauper, compares it to 'Golden Girls' Jane Lynch has announced that herself and singer Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to "The Golden Girls."...
22:42 2019-09-16

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumbling...
07:14 2019-07-20

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate to perform at New York Comedy Festival 2019 Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, Jenny Slate, Bill Maher, Nicole Byer, Comedy Bang! Bang! and other stars will headline shows at the New York Comedy Festival in November....
11:00 2019-08-06

Happy 50th birthday, Jack Black! The star's best quotes on comedy, music and kids Jack Black, the actor, comedian and musician, turns 50 on August 28, so to celebrate, we're rounding up some of his best quotes about comedy and more.        ...
06:56 2019-08-28

Autistic Boy Given “Most Likely To Get Lost” Award   An end-of-the-year superlative has angered the mother of a student with autism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Desiree Perez said teachers at Normandin Middle School gave her son a certificate on the last day of school that reads, “Most Likely to Ge...
01:14 2019-06-19

Lightning kills 2 giraffes at same Florida wildlife park in 'billion to one' tragedy Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, Florida, said medical reports confirmed the giraffes died instantaneously when they were struck by lightning.        ...
17:42 2019-06-12

California to build world's largest highway overpass for wildlife – not cars – above U.S. 101 Transportation officials and conservationists plan to build an above-ground wildlife crossing over a major Southern California highway.        ...
17:42 2019-08-23

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
02:56 2019-05-25

Rare spotted zebra spotted at Kenyan wildlife reserve A tiger might never change his stripes — but it appears that a zebra can. A rare polka-dot zebra foal has created a stir online after pictures appeared across social media this past week. The equine oddity was spotted at Maasai Mara National Reserve ...
20:56 2019-09-18

These Famous Actors Have Never Won an Emmy Award On Sunday night, the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Fox. Long considered television’s biggest night, Emmy competition has become increasingly stiff as high-quality shows have proliferated, thanks in part to the continued expansio...
23:14 2019-09-18

F1 says Kubica's 'Driver of the Day' award was an error A technical error led to Williams back-marker Robert Kubica being declared 'Driver of the Day' at the Austrian Grand Prix instead of race winner Max Verstappen, Formula One said on Tuesday....
18:56 2019-07-02

25 Stars Who Are Just One Award Away From EGOT Status It's almost time for the 2019 Emmy Awards! That's right! The Emmys will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Sunday, Sept. 22 on Fox. While there won't be a......
13:28 2019-09-16

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)        ...
23:14 2019-05-24

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.        ...
20:14 2019-07-03

Award-winning director’s son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship...
06:00 2019-08-01

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
07:42 2019-07-18

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
17:56 2019-06-18

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of NBA champion....
12:00 2019-06-14

Strategist for Sen. Warren on longlist for poetry award Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s reach has extended into the world of literary prizes: A communications strategist for the presidential candidate’s campaign is on the poetry longlist of the National Book Awards...
17:42 2019-09-18

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-ye...
21:42 2019-06-04

Melvil Dewey's name stripped from top librarian award The American Library Association will rename the Melvil Dewey medal in recognition of their co-founder’s racial discrimination and sexual improprietyAmerican librarians have voted to remove the name of Melvil Dewey, widely seen as the father of moder...
20:01 2019-06-27

This award-winning coffee maker is on sale It basically goes without saying at this point, but coffee pods and capsules aren’t as great as everyone makes them out to be. Sure, they’re convenient as heck, feeding the instant-gratification generation’s need for efficiency. But they’re also bad ...
18:14 2019-09-05

"Blindsided," Says Father As Autistic Boy, 11, Gets "Most Annoying" Award It was a typical end-of-the-year school celebration at the Golden Corral restaurant in Gary, Indiana, last month. Parents, teachers and the school's principal ate lunch while students received awards....
08:28 2019-06-05

$1.5M award in breastfeeding discrimination case overturned WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned a jury verdict awarding $1.5 million to a Delaware fast food worker who claimed she was mistreated because she wanted to pump her breast milk. The judge on Tuesday granted a Kentucky Fried Chicke...
23:28 2019-06-05

Cantona to receive UEFA President's Award "Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona will be presented the 2019 UEFA President\u0027s Award in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it, European soccer\u0027s governing body said on Tuesday."...
14:14 2019-08-27

Missy Elliott to receive MTV's Vanguard Award The MTV Video Music Awards will honor Missy Elliott this year with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the show's equivalent of a lifetime achievement award....
04:28 2019-08-13

VentureBeat announces the Women in AI award nominees VentureBeat is pleased to announce its first ever Women in AI Awards at Transform 2019, honoring the changemakers in the field of artificial intelligence.Read More...
23:28 2019-07-03

Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal’s system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tests from the Ohio Department of Agriculture reveal ...
05:56 2019-07-21

Superintendent Dustin Williams honored with award TUCSON – Pima County School Superintendent Dustin J. Williams was selected as the 2019 Outstanding Correctional Professional of the Year award recipient by the Arizona Correctional Educators Inc. (ACE). Courtesy of Pima County and Matthew Stamp...
10:28 2019-06-20

| Tinkler slams 'ridiculous' MOM award - to his own goalkeeper! Coach Eric Tinkler has slammed the selection of his goalkeeper, Ghana's Richard Ofori, as man of the match after a goalless Absa Premiership match, calling it "ridiculous"....
01:00 2019-08-26

How I became an award-winning musician and winemaker: John Legend When he's not playing the piano or performing, John Legend spends time being a dad, coaching on “The Voice,” and creating wine.       ...
12:28 2019-07-02

Bharat Ratna 2019: Know About This Year's Award Winners 2019 Bharat Ratna Award: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh will be awarded the countrys highest civilian award....
13:42 2019-08-08

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
12:14 2019-08-17

Ohio college says $44M award to business not ‘final outcome’ CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to market owners claiming student protests ruined their business says the legal fight isn’t over. A jury on Thursday awarded the owners of Gibson’s Bakery $33 million ...
21:28 2019-06-14

The Latest: Nipsey Hussle honored with award at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The late Nipsey Hussle was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards. Rapper T.I. presented the p...
09:14 2019-06-24

The five most emotional, meaningful ESPY Award moments of all time The ESPYs have provided some of the sports world's most compelling moments over the last 25-plus years. Here are five from the award show's history.       ...
16:56 2019-07-10

Ohio college says $44M award to business not 'final outcome' An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are "not the final outcome....
01:56 2019-06-15

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:14 2019-06-18

Rhiannon Giddens, Francis Johnson to get Americana award Grammy-winning folk singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens and pioneering composer Francis “Frank” Johnson are named inaugural recipients of the Legacy of Americana Award...
16:56 2019-08-07

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
16:00 2019-07-07

Gaurav Gill Becomes The First-Ever Recipient Of The Arjuna Award In Motorsport In a big milestone for Indian motorsport, rallyist Gaurav Gill has become the first-ever person from the field of motorsports to win the Arjuna Award. The ace rally driver received the award from......
15:14 2019-08-29

Goodwill looking to return donated Purple Heart award TUCSON –Goodwill Southern Arizona is asking for the communities’ help in locating the family of a war hero and recipient of a Purple Heart award. The organization says the Purple Heart was donated to the store on Houghton and Golf Links roads in mid-...
06:56 2019-07-09

Award-winning director's son shoots 60 in Junior PGA Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, shot a 10-under 60 for the lowest score in the history of the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
09:14 2019-08-01

NHL award thinks ex-Islanders star played for the Rangers It may be the offseason, but former Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner still needs one more big save. On Saturday the 28-year-old Swede tweeted a picture of what appears to be the replica Masterton Trophy — awarded to the “player who best exemplifies ...
00:42 2019-08-11

Emmy award winning actor Rip Torn dead at 88 Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez....
06:28 2019-07-10

Award-winning Latin American photography – in pictures In the second annual Latin American Foto festival, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York, a range of photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America will exhibit their varied and vibrant work until 21 July Continue reading...
10:28 2019-07-11

Award-winning musician: 'Nationality is an accident of birth' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer...
19:28 2019-05-22

Rhiannon Giddens, Frank Johnson to get Americana award Grammy-winning folk musician Rhiannon Giddens and the late Frank Johnson, leader of a 19th century black brass band, are named inaugural recipients of the Legacy of Americana Award...
19:56 2019-08-07

Gaurav Gill Nominated For Arjuna Award 2019 In a big step up for the world of Indian motorsport, ace rally driver Gaurav Gill has been nominated for the Arjuna Award 2019. The selection committee for the Sports Awards 2019 announced its......
20:28 2019-08-17

Cunningham, Westhoff win assistant coach achievement award Mike Westhoff and the late Gunther Cunningham have won the 2019 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. Cunningham spent 33 of his 35 NFL seasons as an assistant coach, renowned for his feared defen...
04:42 2019-06-11

Jordan Peele to receive Britannia award for directing "Get Out" and "Us" director Jordan Peele will be honored with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards....
23:00 2019-09-11

PM Modi To Receive Award In US For Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive an award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan during his visit to the United States later this month....
17:14 2019-09-02

LA Times’ Sam Farmer wins PFWA’s McCann Award Sam Farmer, now in his 25th year of NFL coverage and his 19th at the Los Angeles Times, has been selected as the 2019 Dick McCann Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Farmer, the 51st McCann Award honoree, is the second membe...
23:28 2019-06-05

Van Dijk, Ronaldo And Messi Shortlisted For FIFA Award Virgil van Dijk denied Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the European title last week and the same trio are in the running for the FIFA accolade to be announced in Milan on September 23....
16:56 2019-09-02

Four military working dogs given nation's top award for their service Four military working dogs were honored for their service at American Humane's fourth annual K-9 Medal of Courage awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday....
18:14 2019-09-11

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Joe,...
00:56 2019-06-07

Kool & The Gang to be honored with Marian Anderson Award PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funk-soul band Kool & The Gang is being honored with an award named for pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson. Kool & The Gang, known for hits like “Get Down on It,” ”Celebration” and “Ladies Night,...
20:14 2019-06-05

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
03:28 2019-09-10

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
17:28 2019-09-19

And the loser is ... when award show hosts tank on stage The backlash surrounding comedian Sebastian Maniscalco’s performance as VMAs host puts him in good, or rather bad, company While MTV is no longer the vanguard of youth culture, the channel has gone to great lengths to keep their annual flagship event...
18:14 2019-08-30

Rams win Rozelle Award for public relations performance The Los Angeles Rams public relations staff has been selected as the 2019 Pete Rozelle Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. They also won the award in 1997 while in St. Louis. The Rozelle Award is given to the NFL club public...
21:56 2019-06-07

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
23:14 2019-05-31

MTV VMAs: can the award show predict who’ll be famous in five years? Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes attended this year. Whether they’ll return in 2020 is another matterShawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are rubbing up against each other like two postage stamps trapped inside a wallet, which must only mean one thing: ’tis...
16:14 2019-09-07

Charlie Schaffer wins 2019 BP portrait award Award comes amid criticism of BP’s funding and sponsorship of National Portrait GalleryA portrait of an English literature student posing in a fake fur coat has won one of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes, which has been overshadowed by criticism...
03:42 2019-06-11

Mariners give Ichiro lifetime achievement award The Seattle Mariners presented team legend Ichiro Suzuki with the first-ever Mariners Franchise Achievement Award, giving him a chance to thank the city's fans for their support....
11:28 2019-09-16

Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty International award The 16-year-old, and the movement she inspired, have won the 2019 Ambassador of Conscience Award. Germany, meanwhile, confirmed aggressive action on climate change as its citizens prepare for mass protests on Friday....
09:14 2019-09-17

Tommy Orange among winners of American Book Award Tommy Orange’s novel “There There” and Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year’s winners of American Book Awards...
22:14 2019-08-19

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC wo...
12:28 2019-05-22

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:28 2019-05-27

Antonio Banderas grateful for a later-in-life Cannes award MIAMI (AP) — Antonio Banderas says despite a long wait to win best actor at the Cannes Film Festival, he’s grateful the honor came later in life. The 58-year-old tells The Associated Press that receiving prestigious awards early in one’s ...
22:28 2019-05-31

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
20:28 2019-05-23

CBOE Wins "Equities Exchange of The Year" Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 18, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "Equities Exchange of the Year" at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Global Derivatives Awards ceremony in London. ......
08:28 2019-05-22

Award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts dies at 75 Roberts' Emmy-winning career earned her top-tier journalism awards, including the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.        ...
01:42 2019-09-18

Police: Award-winning band director had sex with student HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times. News outlets report 30-year-old Jordan Peveler was arrested Wednesda...
18:28 2019-06-06

The Nazi satire 'Jojo Rabbit' is a heartfelt coming-of-age comedy by the director of 'Thor: Ragnarok' that features an amazing performance by Scarlett Johansson Fox Searchlight Writer-director Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok") tells the story of a young German boy coming of age during the Nazi reign in "Jojo Rabbit." It's a touching story filled with comedy that explores hate and bigotry. And Scarlett Johans...
11:00 2019-09-10

Equifax adds extra step to claim $125 damage award Over the last several days, consumers who signed up to receive the money instead of free credit monitoring must confirm that they are entitled to the monetary compensation....
19:00 2019-09-09

Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept Wins Award At Villa d'Este The Ducati Hypermotard 950 Concept created by Centro Stile Ducati has won first place in the Concept Bikes: New Design and Prototypes at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este....
13:56 2019-05-29

Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Tony Award Collector, Dies at 91 Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”...
18:14 2019-07-31

£200,000, F1 car test for Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award winner The winner of the 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award will receive £200,000, along with a test in a Red Bull Formula 1 car...
12:14 2019-08-29

Nevada woman exonerated after serving 35 years for murder gets $3M award A woman who was released from a Nevada prison in 2015, after she'd been incarcerated for more than three decades for a murder she didn't commit, was awarded $3 million in a partial settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit, her lawyer said Wednesd...
07:56 2019-08-29

Justin Timberlake Gushes Over Jessica Biel and Son Silas After Award Win Justin Timberlake gave his wife, Jessica Biel, and their son, Silas, the sweetest shout-out during his acceptance speech at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in......
23:28 2019-06-14

2 ITBP Officials Get Tenzing Norgay National Award From President Two ITBP officials, including the first woman IPS officer to have successfully scaled the South Pole, were on Thursday conferred with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award by President Ram Nath......
17:42 2019-08-29

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for this year’s NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:14 2019-06-18

Football coach born without limbs to receive Jimmy V Award Rob Mendez never played football, and never could. He taught himself with Madden, playing by tucking a controller under his chin. Mendez was born without arms or legs, a result of tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder. Still, he’s managed a ca...
23:14 2019-06-18

Jennifer Lopez's CFDA Fashion Icon Award Is More Than Well-Deserved: See Her Best Looks Damn, J.Lo! Jennifer Lopez has been crushing it with her often sexy, avant-garde fashion style for more than two decades now. Seriously, who can forget the iconic plunging green......
12:14 2019-06-03

Williamson "Worthy Recipient" Of New Zealander Of The Year Award: Stokes Ben Stokes insisted that Kane Williamson was more deserving of the award than him as he led his side to the final of World Cup 2019 "with distinction and honour"....
21:42 2019-07-23

Ryan Shazier wins Halas Award for overcoming adversity Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has won the 2019 George Halas Award by the Professional Football Writers of America        ...
20:14 2019-06-03

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
21:56 2019-07-31

'Blessed' Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music", said on Monday she was "blessed" to have had a long, illustrious cinema career as she was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival....
06:28 2019-09-03

Mets’ Seth Lugo wins award he didn’t know existed PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo wishes he could say winning NL Reliever of the Month was a goal, except he didn’t realize the award existed until Saturday, when a Mets public relations official informed him he had won it for July. “I wouldn’t have heard about...
06:56 2019-08-04

NDTV's Ravish Kumar Wins Magsaysay Award For His Journalism NDTV's Ravish Kumar has been named for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for "harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless" and his "unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical......
08:00 2019-08-02

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
14:31 2019-05-21

Guardiola fumes at City's FIFA award shortlist snub "Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola questions the shortlist for the 2019 Best FIFA Men\u0027s Player award after his player were snubbed despite winning four trophies last season."...
17:00 2019-08-04

Van Dijk 'very proud' to win Uefa Player of the year Award – video Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has won UEFA's Player of the Year award.The Dutch centre-back was a crucial member of the side that claimed Liverpool's sixth Champions League trophy, and finished Premier League runners-up to Manchester City by a s...
16:42 2019-08-30

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of h...
20:42 2019-07-19

Almodovar gets lifetime achievement award at Venice Film Festival Spanish director Pedro Almodovar added a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to his list of accolades on Thursday, when the Venice Film Festival presented him with the prize for a long and illustrious career....
15:14 2019-08-30

Quentin Tarantino wins top dog award at Cannes Film Festival CANNES, France (AP) — Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d’Or this year, at least he’s not coming home without a trophy. The director of the Cannes Film Festival entry “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” scoop...
18:28 2019-05-24

Exxon, Shell cannot revive $1.8 bln Nigerian arbitration award -U.S. judge A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp's and Royal Dutch Shell Plc's effort to revive a $1.8 billion arbitration award against Nigeria's state-run oil company, which stemmed from a dispute over a 1993 contract to extract oil near the Afr...
00:42 2019-09-05

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption...
14:01 2019-06-18

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
15:28 2019-08-01

PM Modi Honoured With UAE's Highest Civilian Award "Order Of Zayed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday honoured with the "Order of Zayed", the UAE's highest civilian award, for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations....
16:42 2019-08-24

Fifa Puskás Award 2019: breakdown of the 10-strong shortlist Fifa has released a 10-goal shortlist, featuring Billie Simpson of Cliftonville Ladies, Lionel Messi and Andros TownsendThe Puskás Award, named after the Hungary legend, is given to the best goal scored in the last 12 months. Notable winners include ...
21:14 2019-08-20

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
23:56 2019-08-19

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
05:01 2019-06-05

Dyson Award won by plastic bags made from dead fish Do you feel guilty every time you buy a plastic bag? How would you feel if that plastic bag was made from dead fish?That could soon be the reality according to Dyson, who crowned MarinaTex, a bioplastic made from "fish offcuts", its coveted James Dys...
05:28 2019-09-19

PM Arrives In UAE, Will Receive Gulf Nation's Highest Civilian Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Friday, where he will discuss bilateral and regional issues with the top leadership of the Gulf nation. PM Modi reached UAE's capital Abu Dhabi from......
09:28 2019-08-24

'No one should be left behind': Lenny Henry in diversity call as he wins award Lenny Henry has called for "no one to be left behind" in the entertainment industry after picking up the trophy for outstanding achievement at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards....
21:28 2019-07-07

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Felicitated With Prestigious Award In The US Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country''s needy......
08:28 2019-09-19

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
15:00 2019-05-21

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Honoured With Prestigious Award In The US Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country''s needy......
08:56 2019-09-19

Michael Douglas comes full circle with Monte Carlo Award “It’s a nice full circle,” says Michael Douglas, speaking exclusively to Variety ahead of the Monte Carlo Television Festival, reflecting on a career that began in TV, blossomed in film, but has seen him return to the small screen in Netflix’s “The K...
15:56 2019-06-12

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
22:00 2019-08-13

EKU’s Aaron Ochsenbein a Finalist for 2019 Stopper of the Year Award GREENVILLE, N.C. – Two days after being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Eastern Kentucky University closer, and Lexington, Kentucky native, Aaron Ochsenbein was selected as one of six finalists for the 15th annual National Collegiate Baseball Wri...
02:00 2019-06-07

Award-winning lamb under investigation for performance-enhancing drugs An award-winning lamb is currently under investigation and may be stripped of its title after veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in Ohio found illegal drugs in its system....
05:56 2019-07-22

Neymar Jr. hangs out with Rihanna instead of attending Paris award ceremony Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. was expected to attend the Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels (UNFP) football awards, but opted to hang out with music star Rihanna instead....
14:56 2019-05-21

Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with courage award LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan says the wrongfully convicted men known as the Central Park Five have shown true courage. Jordan praised the men — Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — during a luncheon...
04:00 2019-06-08

Chris Long takes 2nd Good Guy Award from football writers Recently retired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has won his second consecutive “Good Guy Award” from the Professional Football Writers of America. Long is the 15th winner of the award and the first player to earn it in conse...
04:28 2019-06-05

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
16:14 2019-05-22

Dyson's award-winning vacuums are at incredible low prices today Dyson vacuums normally cost quite the chunk of change, but for today only on Woot you can save big on some of their most popular models.       ...
19:56 2019-09-19

‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins Toronto’s sought-after audience award Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” has won the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been a reliable omen for Academy Awards chances...
05:28 2019-09-16

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
22:00 2019-06-04

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
01:56 2019-05-22

PM Says "Honour To Witness" Pranab Mukherjee Award As Gandhis Stay Away Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today he felt "honoured" to have witnessed former president Pranab Mukherjee receiving the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan......
14:56 2019-08-09

JEDI Cloud-Computing Contract Award to Be Delayed Weeks The Pentagon will take weeks to brief Defense Secretary Mark Esper and await his approval before awarding a potentially lucrative cloud-computing contract....
19:28 2019-08-09

Richard Roper mines loneliness for comedy in charming debut 'How Not to Die Alone' A lonely man lies about having a family to save face. Now, his boss wants to meet him. It makes for a charming story in Richard Roper's debut novel.        ...
18:42 2019-05-29

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
10:56 2019-08-19

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
19:56 2019-08-20

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
06:14 2019-06-04

Instagram star behind viral 'Queer Eye,' Kim Kardashian impressions talks comedy, coming out Instagram comedian Benito Skinner reflects on his journey from closeted high school football player in Idaho to viral social media star in New York.        ...
21:00 2019-08-16

The 2019 Kia Stinger Gets IIHS' Top Safety Award, but Its Headlight Ratings Are All Over the Place The Kia Stinger is a great car that might not do a few things enthusiasts would like, such as come with a manual or offer its 365-horsepower turbocharged V6 for less than $40,000. But if there’s one thing the Stinger can do, it can protect its occup...
19:56 2019-05-28

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope team.Read more......
21:28 2019-09-05

Stassi Schroeder Really Wants Vanderpump Rules to Win an E! People's Choice Award This Year! Fans of reality TV, rejoice! Vanderpumps Rules has been nominated for a People's Choice Award! The iconic Bravo series following the staff of Lisa Vanerpump's restaurant SUR has......
04:14 2019-09-05

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
17:56 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Exxon, Shell cannot restore $1.8 bln Nigerian arbitration award -U.S. judge A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp's and Royal Dutch Shell Plc's effort to revive a $1.8 billion arbitration award against Nigeria's state-run oil company, which stemmed from a dispute over a 1993 contract to extract oil near the Afr...
00:42 2019-09-05

'The Need,' 'Trust Exercise' make longlist for National Book Award for Fiction The National Book Foundation announced 10 contenders for its fiction award, including Helen Phillips' thriller "The Need" and Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise."...
18:56 2019-09-20

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift tie for 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations Among the 2019 MTV Video Music Award nominees: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and the late Nipsey Hussle.        ...
20:42 2019-07-23

Ravi Kishan Counters Akhilesh Yadav In Lok Sabha Over Honorarium Award Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav this morning told the Lok Sabha that BJP's Ravi Kishan received an honorarium from the Uttar Pradesh government, a claim refuted by the actor-turned-politician....
12:14 2019-07-23

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified afte...
22:14 2019-07-22

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
16:42 2019-06-29

'Veep,' 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' stars confirmed as Emmy Award presenters The casts of the comedy "Veep" and the docu-series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" have been announced as presenters for Sunday's Emmy Awards gala in Los Angeles....
18:56 2019-09-20

Enter the Microscopic World of Bugs With These Award-Winning Garden Photos Who doesn’t love to spend time in garden? Some people love it so much, though, that they stake out for hours, camera in hand, waiting for an insect to land on a flower petal to capture the perfect shot. Read more......
20:01 2019-07-24

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be...
14:56 2019-05-21

Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star, Is Dead at 86 The actress, who won a Tony in 1962 for her role in the musical “Subways Are for Sleeping,” also raised millions of dollars to help women in entertainment deal with health problems....
06:14 2019-09-16

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under fire over award to Indian PM Modi International human rights activists have slammed a decision by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to hand India's controversial Prime Minister an award in recognition of his work to improve sanitation in the country....
22:14 2019-09-12

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under fire over award for Narendra Modi Alleged human rights violations cast a pall over recognition of Indian prime minister’s flagship sanitation and hygiene initiativeThe Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is facing a barrage of criticism from prominent lawyers, human rights activists an...
18:14 2019-09-12

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in...
07:28 2019-05-22

Elton John gets top French award, joins AIDS fight call Sir Elton John, a newly awarded Legion of honor pinned to his suit, joined a call Friday by French President Emmanuel Macron to fund AIDS research and treatment...
00:42 2019-06-22

How to use Southwest's Companion Pass, which gets you two-for-one travel on both paid flights and award tickets Chris Parypa Photography/shutterstock The Southwest Companion Pass allows you to fly with a companion for only the cost of taxes and fees. You need to earn 110,000 qualifying points in a calendar year to earn the pass, and points from Southwest cred...
06:56 2019-09-18

Gabrielle Union's Daughter Kaavia Is a Total Natural at Her Very First Award Show Baby Kaavia James Union Wade made her red carpet debut and she is here to slay. The 8-month-old made her big debut on the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards red carpet on Thursday......
05:00 2019-07-12

Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk to face off for one final individual award Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk will contest one more individual award this season after being nominated for the PFA Premier League fans' player of the year....
16:14 2019-05-24

Firm advertised huge returns. It won an award in Monaco. The SEC calls it a fraud Mediatrix Capital said its clients went five years without a single monthly loss. It said it won an award as top global asset manager for its returns over that time. A group in Monaco declared......
04:56 2019-09-19

Tesla Model 3, Audi e-tron earn top IIHS safety award Tesla Inc. earned its first award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as two electric vehicles and one fuel cell vehicle earned top honors in crash tests....
07:42 2019-09-19

Award-winning designer transforms dingy apartment into a stylish home Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
21:42 2019-07-15

Actor Banderas says heart attack informed award-winning performance Antonio Banderas says emotional state after suffering a heart attack provided motivation for his Cannes-award winning performance in the Spanish drama 'Pain and Glory.' (Sept. 11)        ...
13:00 2019-09-12

"Truth Essential To Democracy": Ravish Kumar Receives Magsaysay Award NDTV's Ravish Kumar on Monday was conferred the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for "harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless" and his "unfaltering commitment to a professional, ethical......
01:42 2019-09-10

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held u...
22:14 2019-09-19

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he...
03:56 2019-05-23

"Award Wapsi Gang Active Again": Giriraj Singh On Citizens' Letter To PM Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said ''award wapsi'' gang has become active again to destabilise the Narendra Modi government after 49 eminent citizens wrote to the prime minister on......
23:56 2019-07-24

Missy Elliott Will Receive the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV VMAs Iconic rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott will be honored with the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at this year’s annual MTV Video Music Awards on August 26. The four-time Grammy winner will be the first female rapper with...
02:00 2019-08-13

Platini arrested amid probe into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday morning amid an investigation into the controversial decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup."...
11:56 2019-06-18

NDTV Wins "India's Most Trusted News Broadcaster 2019 Award" NDTV has been awarded "India's Most Trusted Companies Award 2019" by the International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA. The citation says NDTV won the award in "India's Most Trusted News......
09:56 2019-08-11

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now been dropped from both Showtime’s The Chi and the upc...
02:42 2019-05-30

Academy Award-winning director's son breaks Junior PGA mark Jake Beber-Frankel, the 17-year-old son of Academy Award-winning director David Frankel, followed his record 10-under 60 with a 65 in the Boys Junior PGA Championship to break the 54-hole mark        ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman wins Golden Spikes Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s outstanding college baseball player. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles was the Pac-12 player of the year after batting ....
04:56 2019-06-14

Raptors' Leonard joins elite company by winning Finals MVP award Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard joined elite company on Thursday by winning the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award for the second time after his team's championship victory over the Golden State Warriors....
08:56 2019-06-14

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
21:00 2019-06-13

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
06:42 2019-06-01

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
01:14 2019-08-01

Mary J. Blige Set to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET Awards Mary J. Blige's list of accolades is about to get even more impressive. The nine-time Grammy winner will be honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 BET......
18:56 2019-06-12

Equestrienne shot on Olympian’s farm identified as award-winning rider The equestrienne shot on a ritzy New Jersey farm was identified by sources as national medalist Lauren Kanarek, as charges were announced against the former US Olympian who owns the sprawl. Kanarek, 38, was blasted two times at close range by 2008 dr...
01:14 2019-08-09

German captain of migrant rescue ship turns down Paris award Pia Klemp has rejected Paris' most prestigious civilian award, the Grand Vermeil Medal. She and compatriot Carola Rackete were offered the prize for their efforts in rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean....
06:00 2019-08-22

MTV finally remembered that it owed Missy Elliott a Video Vanguard award While the continued legitimacy of the Video Music Awards has come into question for a while, the Video Vanguard award has always served as credible recognition of the music industry’s time-honored legends (and evidence that the network retains a modi...
08:00 2019-08-13

Jacob deGrom on track for second straight Cy Young Award - and Mets still can't win for him If the Mets merely played .500 ball in Jacob deGrom’s starts, they’d be 74-64, and one game behind the Cubs for a playoff spot.       ...
21:00 2019-09-04

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
18:42 2019-06-10

RSS Body Urges PM To Reconsider Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Award Prime Minister Narendra Modi should reconsider the award to be given to him by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), as it faces "severe allegations" and does business in the "guise of......
07:42 2019-09-03

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s rea...
16:56 2019-06-03

'Shaft' returns... in an action comedy Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Roundtree reprise their roles as private eyes John Shaft I and II in new action comedy, "Shaft." (June 12)        ...
13:00 2019-06-12

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
22:28 2019-07-11

"Canal Man" Of Odisha Daitari Naik Denies Returning Padma Shri Award Padma Shri awardee Daitari Naik, who claims he is struggling to make ends meet, has denied reports that he is planning to return the prestigious award. Mr Naik was awarded a Padma Shri for......
14:00 2019-06-29

Brooks Koepka edges Rory McIlroy for PGA of America Player of the Year Award The PGA of America named Brooks Koepka its Player of the Year on Monday, the second year in a row he earned the award.        ...
09:28 2019-08-27

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto film festival's Oscar-bellwether award New Zealander Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" on Sunday won the audience award given at the end of the Toronto International Film Festival, which has in many past years been a bellwether for Academy Award winners....
01:28 2019-09-16

Jada Pinkett Smith to Receive Trailblazer Award at 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards There's a new MTV Trailblazer in town! Jada Pinkett Smith has been announced as this year's recipient of the Trailblazer Award at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV......
23:28 2019-06-11

Pranab Mukherjee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Award Former President Pranab Mukherjee today received the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, from his successor President Ram Nath Kovind. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati......
18:28 2019-08-08

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
12:42 2019-06-04

Missy Elliott to be honored at 2019 MTV VMAs with Video Vanguard Award, set to perform Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
00:00 2019-08-13

Sundar Pichai, Nasdaq President To Receive 2019 Global Leadership Award Google's India-born Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena Friedman have been chosen for the prestigious Global Leadership Awards 2019 by business advocacy group USIBC in......
08:28 2019-06-05

Pentagon will not award JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of through reviews of the technology....
18:14 2019-08-11

Marc Jacobs Is ''Beyond Flattered'' to Accept Fashion Trailblazer Award at 2019 MTV VMAs Marc Jacobs made history at tonight's 2019 MTV VMAs. The world-renowned mogul accepted the ceremony's first-ever Fashion Trailblazer Award, an honor established to celebrate......
04:42 2019-08-27

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
10:56 2019-06-07

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history whe...
18:56 2019-06-27

CBOE Wins Global Capital's ‘Derivatives Exchange of the Year - Americas' Award CHICAGO, IL -- May ­­29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named "Derivatives Exchange of the Year -- Americas" Thursday night at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Americas Derivatives Awards 2015 ceremony in New Yor...
08:28 2019-05-22

John's Crazy Socks co-founder becomes 1st person with Down syndrome to win major entrepreneurs' award John Cronin, 23, co-founder and Chief Happiness Officer of John’s Crazy Socks just won an Entrepreneur Of The Year award and celebrated his huge achievement on “The Story.”...
18:42 2019-06-27

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
14:56 2019-06-02

Watch: Ronaldo Wins Record 10th Award, Gets Special Message From Ferguson After helping Portugal lift the inaugural UEFA Nations League trophy, Cristiano Ronaldo was named best Portugese player for a record-extending 10th time....
21:56 2019-09-04