Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) joined a minority of his fellow House Republicans this week in voting for the fiscal cliff deal that allowed tax rates to rise on the top one percent of taxpayers. For the next two days, he took to the conservative talk radio circuit in order to defend that vote.
Hollywood's hardest-working businessman, , number 29 on Forbes Celebrity 100, has officially swooped in on??Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi?s former Beverly Hills digs for $37M.??DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi??first listed the property back in October 2011 and shortly thereafter, the duo purchased??Brad Pitt's more private bachelor pad??in Malibu. Hollywood sure does keep it ...
"There are two kinds of pain," House Majority Whip Frank Underwood says in the opening scene of Netflix's original series House of Cards. "The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain. The sort of pain that's only suffering.
Boney M, the 70s disco band behind hits such as "Rasputin" and "By the Rivers of Babylon," will play in Ramallah next week as part of a Palestinian festival, organisers said on Thursday.The band, which shot to global fame with catchy disco numbers, will perform a concert in the West Bank city on July 20 as part of the six-day music and dance festival taking place across the occupied Palestinian territory.
The Academy Awards have changed the rules governing how many films are nominated for the coveted Best Picture award at Hollywood's top annual prize show, they announced.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board of governors has also tinkered with the rules of a number of other categories at the Oscars, the climax of Tinsel Town's annual awards season.The number of films nominated for Best Picture was increased from five to 10 in the last two years' shows, in a move which allowed a greater range of movies into the running for the top prize.