Turkey launched air strikes in northern Iraq on Kurdish militants planning an attack, the army said on Tuesday, just days after Ankara began an offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syria . A total of 6 500 Turkish servicemen are involved in the military operation. The US State Department urged Turkey to be "scrupulous and avoid civilian casualties" while ensuring that its military operations remain limited in scope and duration.
This year's Academy Award nominations have tied a record for the most female nominees in a single year, but women still make up less than one-fourth of the total number of Oscar nominees . That's not the case for this year's Academy Awards , thanks to Greta Gerwig at Lady Bird's helm. Jordan Peele became the fifth black filmmaker nominated for best director (for " Get Out ") and the third to direct a best-picture nominee.
Among her works are the novels " The Left Hand of Darkness " (1969), 1971's " The Lathe of Heaven ", and the Earthsea books - " A Wizard of Earthsea " (1968), " The Tombs of Atuan " (1971) and " The Farthest Shore " (1972). Why should she live her life on his terms? 'But of course, it is science fiction. Her tales have been adapted into many forms ranging from feature films to television and radio programs, some live action and others animated.
Experts speculate that last-minute change was meant to keep South Korea "on edge". Not everyone in South Korea is wild about North Korea's soft-power efforts. "We're aware that there is some view that we may dilute sanctions by offering financial support to the North Korean delegation", ministry spokeswoman Lee Eugene told a news briefing on Friday.
The Live Nation tour kicks off May 4 at Vancouver's Rogers Arena, taking in venues including Oakland's Oracle Arena, Starplex Pavilion in Dallas, Madison Square Garden in New York, Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, DTE Energy Music Theatre in MI, and ends June 16 at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa.
Meanwhile the new Transformers movie scored nine nominations. Lawrence is nominated in the category of Worst Actress for her performance in the film " Mother! ". Russell Crowe ( The Mummy ), Javier Bardem ( Mother! ), Goldie Hawn ( Snatched ), Susan Sarandon ( A Bad Moms Christmas ) and Mel Gibson ( Daddy's Home 2 ) are among the big names nominated in the supporting acting categories.