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Justin Bieber Teams Up With 'Sorry' Hitmakers For New Single, 'Friends' Justin Bieber Teams Up With 'Sorry' Hitmakers For New Single, 'Friends'
- August 18, 2017

Tucker has writing and production credits on five of the tracksw from Bieber's 2015 album goal, including the Billboard No. 1 hit single " Sorry ". We still don't know if the song will be part of a new album. In 2013, Bieber received a Diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to recognize his single "Baby" as the best-selling digital song of all-time with over 10 million copies sold. (more...)
Kim Kardashian considered walking out on second wedding the night before Kim Kardashian considered walking out on second wedding the night before
- August 18, 2017

The outing follows the news that ex Kris Jenner branded Caitlyn "absurd" after claiming she came up with the idea for Keeping Up With The Kardashians . "Were definitely trying. We are hoping so", she added. She tells THR , "I never wanted to do Khloé & Lamar; my ex-husband did". However, Kardashian said that back then she felt if she had pulled out, everyone would have thought that she did it just for the show. (more...)
Thousands Of Elvis Fans Flock To Graceland 40 Years After His Death Thousands Of Elvis Fans Flock To Graceland 40 Years After His Death
- August 18, 2017

I looked at that and (thought) there's no way I could be a part of this fan club. Elvis Presley , the hip-shaking, romantic song making, lovable movie star died today August, 16, 1977. "Obviously I went to so numerous shows". 'I love those. I enjoy them all, but those are the ones I sort of feel he was really able to show his acting the way he wanted to at that time. (more...)
'Thor: Ragnarok': Doctor Strange appears in Japanese trailer 'Thor: Ragnarok': Doctor Strange appears in Japanese trailer
- August 17, 2017

So while you can obviously expect to see Doctor Strange in Thor: Ragnarok , I'd expect his role is somewhat akin to that of Falcon in Ant-Man - essentially an extended cameo. Since we know this adventure will most likely lead directly into the events of 2018's Avengers: Infinity War , could Strange's words about destiny not even really apply to Thor: Ragnarok? Video: We're entering the home stretch of the long wait until we get to experience Taika Waititi's vision for Thor: ... (more...)
Doctor Strange advises Thor in new 'Ragnarok' trailer Doctor Strange advises Thor in new 'Ragnarok' trailer
- August 17, 2017

Ever the headstrong sort-of optimist, Hemsworth's Thor responds in a manner expected of an Asgardian god. This tease was confirmed in the post-credits of the Doctor Strange solo film, where it was revealed Cumberbatch would reprise his role, though to what extent remained unclear. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Apologizes for Defending Makeup Artist With History of Racist Remarks Kim Kardashian Apologizes for Defending Makeup Artist With History of Racist Remarks
- August 17, 2017

Jeffree Star's tweets about Kim Kardashian's KKW Beauty are pretty harsh, but Kim K fans are on her side. In her Snapchats, Kim Kardashian asked her followers and fans to "move on" from Jeffree Star's past comments . The mother of two is reportedly planning to mend her relationship with the Crazy In Love hit maker and people close to the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star claimed that she wants to learn several things from the 35-year-old musician. (more...)
Tom Cruise Broke His Ankle ... In 'M:I6' Stunt Gone Wrong Tom Cruise Broke His Ankle ... In 'M:I6' Stunt Gone Wrong
- August 17, 2017

Unfortunately, there's nothing for the production team to do until Cruise is back in action. He knew in that instant, "well, we're not coming back here". Variety said the actor also injured his hip. "We're not anxious about that". Production of the movie is now on hold while he recovers, though director Chris McQuarrie says the movie should still release on time next summer . (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton Showered in Beer!! After Breaking Marlins HR Record Giancarlo Stanton Showered in Beer!! After Breaking Marlins HR Record
- August 17, 2017

But the logic behind the Marlins keeping him is just as clear and more pressing. But lately, he looks like a keeper at any price. He also hit one yesterday, and the game before that, and the game before that *pause for breath a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNStatsInfo/status/897611471655514112" target="_blank" *11 long balls in the first 15 days of a calendar month; joining Troy Tulowitzki, Sammy Sosa and Ralph Kiner in the honor. (more...)
Dinklage discourages Game of Thrones fans from buying huskies Dinklage discourages Game of Thrones fans from buying huskies
- August 17, 2017

The Direwolves have featured since season 1 of the series but are fictional creatures created by author George R. Martin. The Bay Area Siberian Husky Club, as well as Northern California Sled Dog Rescue, reported that the numbers of unwanted huskies has doubled since the show debuted in 2011. (more...)
'GoT' episode accidentally aired in Spain 'GoT' episode accidentally aired in Spain
- August 17, 2017

This latest leak looks like an unintentional error, based on HBO's official comments on the matter, but it's still likely to result in tighter security practices across the network. This alleged leak comes less than two weeks after an unaired " Game of Thrones " episode made its way online through HBO's India distributor . There are still some buzz about Episode 7 leaks but we can't verify the same at this point of time. (more...)
Woman Says Roman Polanski 'Victimized' Her in 1973 Woman Says Roman Polanski 'Victimized' Her in 1973
- August 16, 2017

Robin said she was "infuriated" by Geimer's pleas for mercy on behalf of Polanski. "She had every day of her life since the day it happened to speak about it", Geimer told the Daily News. In April, a Los Angeles County judge denied Polanski's latest effort to resolve the 40-year-old statutory rape case, saying that the filmmaker can not be sentenced in absentia because he remains a fugitive from justice. (more...)
HBO Hacker Leaks New Episodes Of Insecure And Curb Your Enthusiasm HBO Hacker Leaks New Episodes Of Insecure And Curb Your Enthusiasm
- August 15, 2017

In addition to new episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm , other shows were also affected, with Insecure , Ballers , Barry, and The Deuce all having episodes uploaded to online sharing services. This latest breach comes less about a week after hackers leaked a Game of Thrones script . The statement expressed HBO's defiance, stating that the network would not be intimidated by the recent cyberattack. (more...)
UP Govt sets up panel to probe deaths at BRD Medial college UP Govt sets up panel to probe deaths at BRD Medial college
- August 15, 2017

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a review meeting with the city's health officials on August 16 in the wake of the Gorakhpur tragedy. Nadda addressing the media said, "Before coming here, I had approved the establishment of a regional medical research centre in Gorakhpur , at a cost of Rs 85 crore". (more...)
Korean Conflict Could Lead US To Korean Conflict Could Lead US To "Rogue" Nation Status
- August 15, 2017

The Trump administration is insisting the move isn't tied to heightening tensions with North Korea, but it is inherently connected to complications in the region. China has opened up its markets to USA beef for the first time since 2003, and Beijing has also agreed to import US rice for the first time ever. (more...)
Tom Cruise injured jumping between buildings during filming of Mission: Impossible 6 Tom Cruise injured jumping between buildings during filming of Mission: Impossible 6
- August 14, 2017

He then limps back to the edge of the building and and is pulled away by crew members on the safety team. "The morning came, and I'm strapped onto the side of that airplane and I'll never forget, I kept telling the pilot, I said, 'Listen, man". (more...)
Police Prepare for Virginia Rally Protesting Removal of Confederate Statue Police Prepare for Virginia Rally Protesting Removal of Confederate Statue
- August 13, 2017

Pictures from the protests last night showed white supremacists holding torches in the air and chanting slogans such as "one people, one nation, end immigration" as they clashed with anti-fascism protesters. " Charlottesville Police and Virginia State Police are on the scene of a three vehicle accident at Water and 4th Streets in Downtown Charlottesville ", the Charlottesville Police Department said in a statement . (more...)
Carrie Fisher leaves almost $7m worth estate to daughter Billie Lourd Carrie Fisher leaves almost $7m worth estate to daughter Billie Lourd
- August 11, 2017

It is possible that Billie's inheritance will be even larger as Carrie could have had additional funds in trusts that would not necessarily be included in the probate filing. "When Debbie died the next day, I could just picture her saying, 'Well, she's upstaging me once again, of course - she had to'". She was so good at it. (more...)
'The Bachelorette' finale: Who the former contestants think will win 'The Bachelorette' finale: Who the former contestants think will win
- August 10, 2017

Eric was devastated as she told him that she had stronger feelings for Bryan and Peter . As you may recall, just as Peter was about to get into the Fantasy Suite , reality got in the way . Rachel joined Chris on stage to offer live commentary which is the first time something like this has happened in Bachelorette history. "I don't even want to talk about it", Lindsay said. (more...)
Today is day three of the Taylor Swift trial in Denver Today is day three of the Taylor Swift trial in Denver
- August 10, 2017

The picture of Swift, Mueller and his then-girlfriend is a key piece of evidence in the lawsuit - with lawyers for the singer claiming it is damning proof that the presenter had touched her backside. He also said that he hadn't touched her butt and said that, if anything, he had accidentally touched her "ribcage or ribs". A short time later, Mueller was approached by a security guard who accused him of inappropriately grabbing Swift, which he denied. (more...)
Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut
- August 09, 2017

Actress Amy Schumer is preparing to make her Broadway debut in a new play written by comedy legend Steve Martin . The show is about two California couples getting together for dinner and to watch a meteor shower , and the ensuing chaos and marital discord that then follow. (more...)
Usher herpes accuser goes public with press conference Usher herpes accuser goes public with press conference
- August 09, 2017

Later, a security guard picked me up and asked me for my number. Quantasia Sharpton , one of the women who's suing Usher and accusing him of exposing her to herpes , tweeted that she needed money a week before the lawsuit . "When I first heard he had herpes , I couldn't believe it". Another woman has stepped forward and is suing Usher , claiming he exposed her to genital herpes without her knowledge. (more...)
YouTube update means you can chat about videos without reading the comments YouTube update means you can chat about videos without reading the comments
- August 08, 2017

The videos in question, which reportedly feature gang members wielding large knives and describing killing methods in a bid to intimidate rivals, have not been removed, as YouTube maintains that the videos do not breach their terms. But now, this feature is available for mobile users too. Starting today, you can share videos with your friends and family directly on YouTube . While it allows you to find friends from your phone's Address Book, there's now no way to block requests from those ... (more...)
'Karate Kid' Revival 'Cobra Kai' Planned With Ralph Macchio, William Zabka 'Karate Kid' Revival 'Cobra Kai' Planned With Ralph Macchio, William Zabka
- August 07, 2017

All three will executive produce alongside Macchio and Zabka, with Hurwitz and Schlossberg also serving as directors. Hot Tub Time Machine wrtier Josh Heald will work with Harold & Kumar franchise creators Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg to script the 10-episode series. (more...)
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet in Philippines ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet in Philippines
- August 07, 2017

Philippine foreign secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the ministers were divided over a U.S. proposal to suspend the North from the ASEAN Regional Forum, which will hold its annual meeting on Monday. Once Asean's most vocal critic of China's conduct, the Philippines , under President Rodrigo Duterte , has put aside disputes in exchange for Chinese funding pledges of $24 billion. (more...)
Eric Bolling suspended from Fox News after allegations of lewd texting Eric Bolling suspended from Fox News after allegations of lewd texting
- August 06, 2017

Huffington Post reported that the messages were sent several years ago on separate occasions . Fox News has suspended Eric Bolling "pending the results of an investigation , which is now underway", a Fox spokesperson told TheWrap. (more...)
'Sex and the City' star considers primary challenge to NY Gov. Cuomo 'Sex and the City' star considers primary challenge to NY Gov. Cuomo
- August 06, 2017

Cuomo in a primary, a new report said Friday. "Basically, Gov. Cuomo is shortchanging the children of NY state", Nixon said on The View in April. "He also wants to increase the number of privately-run charter schools in New York City by more than 50 percent". A rep for the actress tells ET Canada "No comment" when asked about her political aspirations. (more...)
Sean Spicer Won't Tango for Dancing with the Stars Sean Spicer Won't Tango for Dancing with the Stars
- August 05, 2017

Most eyes are now on ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and the man who quit over his arrival - former press secretary Sean Spicer . The news was first covered by the New York Post , which reported that Spicer met "with all the major TV and news networks, including NBC, CBS and Fox News last week". (more...)
White House leaks are 'threatening national security', Jeff Sessions says
- August 05, 2017

During President Donald Trump's administration, the only announced charges were filed against Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old government contractor, the Post says. The Justice Department has warned some of the information being leaked has the potential to threaten national security. The attorney general would not give details about specific investigations, but said four individuals had already been charged with the unlawful release of sensitive government information. (more...)
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud, conspiracy 'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli convicted of securities fraud, conspiracy
- August 05, 2017

After almost five full days of jury deliberations, Martin Shkreli has been found guilty of three counts of securities and wire fraud. Martin Shkreli, the quasi-imfamous " pharma bro " has been found guilty of three federal counts of securities fraud and was found not guilty on five additional counts. (more...)
Neymar denies money was motivation for record deal Neymar denies money was motivation for record deal
- August 05, 2017

France is favorable to dialogue". When asked if he is bothered by Barcelona club denouncing the deal PSG made with Neymar , he said: "not at all, everything we've done, was transparent". "PSG and Neymar have the option to go to Federation Internationale de Football Association with the request that Federation Internationale de Football Association give them a provisional transfer", Javier Ferrero, a specialist in sports law for the Senn Ferrero firm, told AFP. (more...)
Trump said phone call with Turnbull was 'ridiculous'
- August 04, 2017

In response, the PM said: " You can count on me ". " The obligation is to only go through the process ". During the conversation, Trump told Turnbull that the call was his "most unpleasant call" of the day, the transcript said. Mr Turnbull: "Thank you for your commitment". Well, you just heard his spokesman said we had a very cordial conversation. TRUMP: I do not know what he got out of it. (more...)
Trump Approval Ratings Hit New Lows in Latest Surveys Trump Approval Ratings Hit New Lows in Latest Surveys
- August 04, 2017

This is President Trump's lowest approval and highest disapproval number since he was inaugurated. The Asbury Park Press wrote , "The Quinnipiac University Poll is considered the gold standard in the business, frequently lauded by USA Today and other national media organizations for its information and accuracy". (more...)
Feds Issue Waiver To Expedite Border Wall Construction Feds Issue Waiver To Expedite Border Wall Construction
- August 04, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began drilling and taking soil samples to determine what particular type of wall would be compatible with specific geographic regions. DHS said in the statement it "remains committed to environmental stewardship with respect to these projects ". And they're responding with lawsuits . (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in Russia Investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in Russia Investigation
- August 04, 2017

The grand jury began its work in recent weeks and provides the surest sign yet that the investigation is intensifying, the Wall Street Journal reports . In an investigation separate from Mueller, the FBI is looking into ties between Trump's associates and the Kremlin, including Paul Manafort, Carter Page and Roger Stone. (more...)
Dark Tower Review: A Quick Draw Take on A Very Complex Story Dark Tower Review: A Quick Draw Take on A Very Complex Story
- August 04, 2017

Jake has unusual dreams and draws prophetic pictures because he has "the shine" about him - sound familiar? However, since Roland is more focused on getting revenge on Walter, the task proves even more hard. Jake has awful nightmares and is compelled to draw the people and places who populate his bad dreams; his mom and his stepfather believe Jake has psychological problems, perhaps as a result of his father's death. (more...)
1 school facilities worker critical after blast 1 school facilities worker critical after blast
- August 04, 2017

No other details were immediately released. Less than 10 hours after an explosion and collapse happened at Minnehaha Academy's Upper School , it was standing room only inside the academy's chapel on its south campus. Fire officials said the blast was triggered by contractors working on the building. Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel said two bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday. (more...)
Trump admin hits Venezuela president with sanctions: 'He is now a dictator' Trump admin hits Venezuela president with sanctions: 'He is now a dictator'
- August 02, 2017

There we have it - if only Chávez had executed the "establishment elite" rather than charitably allowing them to live, then they wouldn't now be sabotaging the glorious Bolivarian revolution. "The National Constituent Assembly aspires illegitimately to usurp the constitutional role of democratically elected National Assembly, rewrite the constitution and impose an authoritarian regime on the people", he said. (more...)
The Bachelorette's The Bachelorette's "Men Tell All" Special Confronts Racist Contestant Lee Garrett
- August 02, 2017

This one includes highlights from this season, like Lucas, aka "Whaboom," being ridiculous and fighting with Blake; Demario's ex-girlfriend (or maybe current girlfriend) confronting him; Iggy gossiping about everyone; and, of course, Lee being racist and starting fights with Eric and Kenny . (more...)
Kathy Griffin Has a New Look Kathy Griffin Has a New Look
- August 01, 2017

Even mom approved of the sweet move, tweeting , "My daughter Kathleen Mary is a wonderful human being", and linking to Yasha Ali's original tweet. The comedienne has been keeping out of the spotlight lately after stirring up real controversy with a fake photo of Donald Trump's severed head. (more...)
Long Island Officials Concerned With Trump's MS-13 Crackdown Tactics Long Island Officials Concerned With Trump's MS-13 Crackdown Tactics
- July 30, 2017

And when you see these towns and when you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon - you just see them thrown in, rough - I said , please don't be too nice. "I said, 'You can take the hand away, okay?'" Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pushed for a crackdown on MS-13, which has led to hundreds of arrests in Suffolk County. (more...)
Senate Health Bill Clears Key Hurdle. What Now? Senate Health Bill Clears Key Hurdle. What Now?
- July 28, 2017

Murkowski responded that she was "comfortable" with her vote. But to press Republicans to unveil their " skinny repeal " plan, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Thursday evening Democrats would stop offering amendments during the remaining debate time until the final GOP proposal was revealed. (more...)
Black Panther Brings Suave Superspy Flair to SDCC Black Panther Brings Suave Superspy Flair to SDCC
- July 27, 2017

Black Panther sees T'Challa in his first solo adventure after returning home following the events of Captain America: Civil War . Small recap 'of ALL that was said and shown during the presentation Marvel Studios at Comic Con! We see that T'Challa's Black Panther suit can materialize around him from under his clothes, allowing him to instantly armor up. (more...)
Bond 25 to hit screens in 2019 Bond 25 to hit screens in 2019
- July 27, 2017

The new movie will be the 25th in the Bond franchise. This week he was confirmed as the lead in at least one more film in the franchise, and as with the last six films, this is also written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, and its premiere is set in 2019. (more...)
Thor Ragnarok Trailer- You Will Never Ever Overlook Thor Ragnarok Trailer- You Will Never Ever Overlook
- July 26, 2017

The trailer shows Thor and Hulk coming together with the help of Valkyrie and his problematic brother, Loki, to save Asgard. Mark Ruffalo , who plays Hulk/Bruce Banner, battles Thor in the trailer but is also seen sitting side by side with him doing something we've never seen him do before. (more...)
Ryan Murphy Previews Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters' Characters in AHS: Cult Ryan Murphy Previews Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters' Characters in AHS: Cult
- July 26, 2017

Cult's going to hit our television screens first week of September and will run for 11 episodes - and with this setup, Episode 9 is set to air on Halloween, with everything (presumably) finishing up on November 14th. Murphy, who has been taking to his Instagram account to drop hints on the premise and developing cast of the upcoming season, shared a sketch of the pair's characters on Sunday. (more...)
Cara Delevingne says she will only consider 'strong independent' roles
- July 26, 2017

But despite her global success, Cara Delevingne has claimed she is "not a model" and that she does not "give a s**t about what I look like" in the midst of her re-brand as an actress to distance herself from the fashion world. The movie would premiere in Nigeria on the 28 of July and would hit the cinemas in Europe on the 2nd of August. The plot will center around the eight women, led by Bullock, as they plan and execute a heist in NY. (more...)
Greece heralds bond issue as 'absolute success' Greece heralds bond issue as 'absolute success'
- July 26, 2017

Greece is selling a new five-year bond and conclude an offer to switch or tender old bonds maturing in 2019, aiming at around 4.875% on Tuesday, after a three-year break from the markets. Eurozone ministers approved billions in funding for Athens just earlier this month. The European Stability Mechanism (ESM ) will also keep feeding the debt-ridden country with low interest rate loans (0.8 and 1.8 percent) until the end of the bailout programme in August 2018. (more...)
Would safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the cost: PLA threatens India Would safeguard China's sovereignty whatever the cost: PLA threatens India
- July 25, 2017

It may be pertinent to mention here that the Plateau is dispute between China and Bhutan . India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction party from the Doklam Plateau. Asked whether India and China would hold bilateral talks, Lu said, "On bilateral meetings, I do not have the relevant information right now". Both Bhutan and India have objected to China over the attempt to build a road in Doklam citing security concerns. (more...)
Stone Temple Pilots Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington Stone Temple Pilots Pay Tribute To Chester Bennington
- July 24, 2017

The band announced on Friday that the North American leg of their tour would not go ahead following Bennington's death . "It breaks my soul in many pieces because we, as humans, go through so many tests and mental crises", he wrote. I was on the Tube when I saw the news last night that Chester Bennington had died. Linkin Park co-founder Mike Shinoda yesterday (20.07.17) confirmed reports Chester had taken his own life were "true" and admitted he was "shocked and heartbroken" by ... (more...)
Wonder Woman 2 confirmed by makers. Will Gal Gadot reprise her role? Wonder Woman 2 confirmed by makers. Will Gal Gadot reprise her role?
- July 24, 2017

As The Verge reports, the Patty Jenkins helmed film became the third highest grossing film made by the studio. Wonder Woman would be coming to the United States this time around and the movie will likely to be set in modern times. She added: "She's Wonder Woman ". Her performance as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road showed that she is more than capable of playing a fierce warrior. (more...)

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