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Big Brother Star Rebekah Shelton Dies 'Unexpectedly' Aged 32 Big Brother Star Rebekah Shelton Dies 'Unexpectedly' Aged 32
- January 13, 2018

A string of media outlets picked up the story after the official Big Brother account posted a tribute to the star - but in a freakish twist, she was later confirmed to be alive. Last year, she said she was struggling to cope because she felt so isolated after turning to prostitution. She hit the headlines for an on/off relationship with co-star Charlie Drummond in the Big Brother house. (more...)
Celine Dion announces Asia-Pacific tour including Manila date Celine Dion announces Asia-Pacific tour including Manila date
- January 13, 2018

In a video message posted on her social media accounts, legendary Canadian singer Celine Dion announced that she will be touring the Asia Pacific region from June to August. Dion says to the fan, "You know what, we got something in common, we got babies that we love". Since then, she has gone on to garner critical acclaim, especially for her 1996 album Falling into You . (more...)
Marvel lands writer Jac Schaeffer for standalone Black Widow movie Marvel lands writer Jac Schaeffer for standalone Black Widow movie
- January 12, 2018

Although the publication's sources say it is still very early in the development process, the move at least brings us closer to an actual film. It also claim that some of Marvel's execs have met up with Johansson to discuss what they would want from a writer for the movie. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Faces Major Backlash for Smoking a Cigarette Kim Kardashian Faces Major Backlash for Smoking a Cigarette
- January 12, 2018

Let's hope Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have got the overnight bag ready, because their surrogate is reportedly due to give birth "any day now". Though she was hesitant to use a surrogate, Kardashian will not have to worry about recovery time following what would have been a high-risk pregnancy. (more...)
Trump doubts Oprah will run for president Trump doubts Oprah will run for president
- January 10, 2018

The media and the left in this country, well, they now seem to think Oprah is the one person that can help them fulfill their ultimate goal - to destroy Donald Trump and defeat President Trump". Comedian Sarah Silverman was one of many tipping the U.S. celebrity to run for president, writing: "Oprah/Michelle 2020". The White House even waded in, saying Trump would "welcome the challenge, whether it be Oprah Winfrey or anybody else", when a spokesman was grilled aboard Air Force One. (more...)
Allison Janney wins best supporting actress Globe for 'I, Tonya' Allison Janney wins best supporting actress Globe for 'I, Tonya'
- January 10, 2018

Taken aback, Piers asked: "You're going to end the interview because I think that Nancy was the victim and not you?" Her goal, she says, was to help make her daughter's Olympic dreams come true. People need to be able to understand that we need to stand united and that abuse should not be happening anymore". "No, I did not know anything prior", she said. (more...)
Dickerson Set to Replace Rose on 'CBS This Morning' Dickerson Set to Replace Rose on 'CBS This Morning'
- January 10, 2018

John Dickerson joins Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell as the new co-host of " CBS This Morning " beginning January 10, 2018. That sets him apart from ABC "Good Morning America" host George Stephanopoulos, who continues to host ABC's "This Week" on Sundays. (more...)
Brad Pitt Bid $120000 to Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Emilia Clarke
- January 09, 2018

Kit Harrington was also in attendance. Over the weekend, there was an annual charity gala held in Los Angeles for a non-profit organisation, J/P Haitian Relief Organisation and Disaster Relief Organisation. "He offered $80,000 in the auction to watch Game of Thrones with Emilia", the source continued. However, Pitt's bid proved to be unsuccessful after an unidentified individual outbid him to claim the prize for $160,000. (more...)
Princess Charlotte is off for her 1st day at nursery school Princess Charlotte is off for her 1st day at nursery school
- January 09, 2018

Charlotte won't wear a uniform and will need to bring a lunch box from home at Willcocks, where her schedule will be jam-packed. Kensington Palace has shared two photos of little Princess Charlotte on her first day at nursery school . (more...)
Nicole Kidman joins Instagram with Time's Up post
- January 09, 2018

At the golden globe awards , She told, "We did this because of our friendship, our creative union and our support of each other". Her co-stars Alexander Skarsgård and Laura Dern won the prizes for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. (more...)
US To Require Salvadorans To Leave In 2019 US To Require Salvadorans To Leave In 2019
- January 09, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security is set to make a formal announcement on the decision later Monday. The "temporary protected status", as it is known, lasts for about two years before needing to be renewed. President Donald Trump, accompanied by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, speaks during a meeting with Republican Senators on immigration at the White House in Washington on January 4, 2018. (more...)
Gas prices expected to rise throughout the year Gas prices expected to rise throughout the year
- January 09, 2018

Then reduced winter demand pushes them lower for the next month or two. "Retail prices could drop 5 to 15 cents in the next month and a half while supply outpaces demand", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman at AAA in Tampa. Last week, the average was $2.20 in Lauderdale County and $2.17 in Colbert County, according to the survey. "Unfortunately, springtime is as a springboard for prices at the pump, and we may see a 40 to 50 cent jump by the summer". (more...)
LaVar Ball throws more criticism at Luke Walton, Lakers organisation
- January 08, 2018

Provided a second opportunity to clarify his comments regarding his coach, Ball was asked about the "Play for anybody" response and to expand on preferences, with relation to liking or disliking his coach. "You can't give my son the best player in the league, and don't expect them not to win", he said. "I would hope not, but it doesn't influence what we're doing", Walton said of the coaching staff. (more...)
David Letterman's New Netflix Show Launches Next Week with Guest Barrack Obama David Letterman's New Netflix Show Launches Next Week with Guest Barrack Obama
- January 06, 2018

The new show is set to launch on January 12. Netflix will air one episode a month. The booking is a huge win for Letterman and Netflix since it will be Obama's first television talk show appearance since leaving office. The hourlong series will premiere next Friday, and five subsequent episodes will bow monthly through the first half of the year. Netflix announced the Letterman series in August . (more...)
Alex Trebek Takes 'Jeopardy!' Break After Brain Surgery Alex Trebek Takes 'Jeopardy!' Break After Brain Surgery
- January 06, 2018

Trebek, 77, underwent surgery in December after he hit his head during a fall, which caused some bleeding outside the brain. "Some of you may have heard by now that during the holiday break I had a slight medical problem". "Surgery was performed", he said "After two days in the hospital I came home and started recovery". " Jeopardy! " producer Sony Pictures Entertainment told NBC News that they expect Trebek to be back in the studio in mid-January. (more...)
Justin Timberlake returns with futuristic new single 'Filthy' Justin Timberlake returns with futuristic new single 'Filthy'
- January 05, 2018

Justin Timberlake has returned with " Filthy ", the first single to be taken from forthcoming " Man Of The Woods ". The track was co-written and co-produced by Timberlake, Timbaland , and Danja with additional writing credits from James Fauntleroy and Larrance Dopson. (more...)
Witherspoon, Rhimes, Streep in anti-harassment group
- January 03, 2018

According to the New York Times , Time's Up was originally convened not long after the initial complaints against Weinstein emerged, and they have been working on a concrete program since then. The goal is to provide subsidized legal support to those who have faced harassment or assault in the workplace. It also seeks to bring gender parity to Hollywood studios and talent agencies, while penalizing companies that tolerate persistent harassment. (more...)
At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment building fire At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment building fire
- December 31, 2017

Authorities said the flames broke out on the first floor of the building and quickly spread up through the five-story, 25-unit structure. "Say something. Self-closing doors, which swing shut on their own to keep fires from spreading, were also supposed to have been installed, said city Housing Preservation and Development Department spokesperson Matthew Creegan. (more...)
Winnipeggers advised to protect plumbing from freezing Winnipeggers advised to protect plumbing from freezing
- December 31, 2017

If a pipe bursts anywhere in the house, this valve will turn the water flow off. Make sure everyone in the residence knows where this valve is located. - Keep the garage door closed if there are water pipes inside. Keep the thermostat set to the same temperature both during the day and at night. With freezing temperatures heading our way there are a few steps you should be taking now to protect your pipes and avoid an expensive disaster. (more...)
Mariah Carey ready for her New Year's Eve do-over Mariah Carey ready for her New Year's Eve do-over
- December 31, 2017

The lineup for this year's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest again includes Mariah Carey , who took to Twitter to lovingly call this year's performance "take 2". "I'm trying to be a good sport here", she said, adding her own sarcastic review of the performance. She developed a close association with the holiday season through her hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You" and for several years has performed a set of Christmas-themed concerts in NY. (more...)
Move over gentleman, Jodie Whittaker makes her first Doctor Who appearance Move over gentleman, Jodie Whittaker makes her first Doctor Who appearance
- December 30, 2017

Whittaker has also appeared in the likes of Attack the Block and Black Mirror . Twice Upon A Time finds the Twelfth Doctor fighting his regeneration (he was fatally wounded in the Doctor Who Series 10 finale earlier this year) and unwilling to change into his new persona. (more...)
After Four Hours, Flight Returns To LAX With Wrong Passenger Onboard After Four Hours, Flight Returns To LAX With Wrong Passenger Onboard
- December 30, 2017

In a written statement, ANA said the crew told the pilot about the passenger being on the wrong flight. She wondered on Twitter why the plane was turning around four hours into the 11-hour flight. (more...)
Hancock jobless rate falls in November Hancock jobless rate falls in November
- December 30, 2017

Tennessee's statewide unemployment rate in November was 3.1 percent - two percentage points lower than it was in November 2016 and one percentage point lower than the national rate. Idahos labor force participation rate rose slightly for the fourth consecutive month from 63.5 to 64 percent, with the average share for men (70 percent) and women (58 percent) remaining stable for the past 12 months. (more...)
Teens Charged With Murder In Death Of Man Hit By Sandbag Teens Charged With Murder In Death Of Man Hit By Sandbag
- December 29, 2017

The investigation escalated this week because just before Christmas, the victim died at the hospital from blunt force trauma to the face, head, and neck, according to doctors. The teens were initially charged with felonious assault, and murder charges were later added after Byrd succumbed to his injuries. Six days before Christmas, four kids thought it would be a delicious prank if they threw stuff off a freeway overpass and onto traffic. (more...)
'Real Housewives of New York' star apologizes after arrest 'Real Housewives of New York' star apologizes after arrest
- December 29, 2017

The police officer who arrested Luann de Lesseps two nights before Christmas wrote in a police report that the suspect managed to remove her handcuffs while in his patrol auto, and tried to escape. "This was my first time in Palm Beach since my wedding , and being here brought up long-buried emotions", de Lesseps told People in a statement. (more...)
Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman
- December 29, 2017

The grand three-tier cake that Salman cut was just on the icing on the cake for the occasion, which had images of his hits like " Sultan ", " Tiger Zinda Hai " and 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'. Released on December 22, Tiger Zinda Hai has made over Rs.150 crore in four days. The wave of pessimism has swept away, thankfully. Now, Friday would be the major day as it remains to see if Tiger Zinda Hai touches Rs 200 crore mark in its first week. (more...)
Longtime Atlanta anchor, Amanda Davis, dies after suffering massive stroke Longtime Atlanta anchor, Amanda Davis, dies after suffering massive stroke
- December 29, 2017

Davis was also honored with the Keenan's Kids Foundation Media Award for her work with "Wednesday's Child", a segment on Fox5 dedicated to helping foster children in Atlanta to find families. She does leave behind a daughter. She captioned it, " Stay strong, keep praising the Lord ❤️" The comment thread is now filled with expressions of grief about Davis' own death. (more...)
Power outage disrupts Disneyland; guests taken off rides Power outage disrupts Disneyland; guests taken off rides
- December 28, 2017

The guests sat "25 minutes in the dark" and were eventually escorted off. There were no injuries reported . By noon most of the attractions were back online, the spokesperson said. Disneyland suffered some setbacks on Wednesday after reporting it was experiencing power outages. With the holiday season being an especially hectic time for theme parks, Disney coincidentally tweeted earlier today, asking, "Why not relax and join us for a vacation to a galaxy far, far away". (more...)
Rajinikanth to announce his political plans on Dec 31 Rajinikanth to announce his political plans on Dec 31
- December 27, 2017

Addressing his legion of fans, Rajinikanth said he was not new to politics but stressed that he was hesitant to take the plunge as he knows the dynamics. The announcement comes in the wake of RK Nagar by-election result, the constituency of Jayalalithaa, from where TTV Dhinakaran, the revel AIADMK leader and nephew of Jayalalithaa's closest aide VK Sasikala won. (more...)
Harry, Meghan, and the History of the Informal Royal Engagement Portrait Harry, Meghan, and the History of the Informal Royal Engagement Portrait
- December 25, 2017

Meanwhile the Prince is seen with a huge smile on his face as he stares lovingly down at his future wife. "As a way to say thank you, they have made a decision to share this candid photograph from the day of their portrait sittings directly with all of you", said the Kensington Palace release. (more...)
Lorde axes Israel shows amid tensions over Jerusalem recognition
- December 25, 2017

They protested government corruption and demanded the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is under investigation in a number of cases. The promoter said Lorde would announce it to her fans on Twitter soon. These boycotts are nothing new, with musician Elvis Costello having previously pulled out of a concert in Israel back in 2010. (more...)
OH family gives unique gift to child's teachers OH family gives unique gift to child's teachers
- December 24, 2017

DJ's post has has already been liked over 35,000 times since being shared with the world on December 18. Jake's older brother DJ took to Twitter to share a photo of the brilliant gift that his parents personalized for 10 teachers in need of a big glass after dealing with Jake. (more...)
Dave Chappelle has a message for 'poor white' Trump supporters Dave Chappelle has a message for 'poor white' Trump supporters
- December 23, 2017

From a skit on the first episode of his successful but short-lived " Chappelle's Show " on Comedy Central to a trailer for the newest special on Netflix, the comedian has never shied away from discussing race in his humor. Not one, but two new Chappelle standup specials are now headed to Netflix on New Year's Eve. He has also released " The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium" and " Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits ", though both ... (more...)
Thompson thinks Khloe looks 'better' pregnant Thompson thinks Khloe looks 'better' pregnant
- December 23, 2017

In it, she also thanked Tristan "for loving me the way that you do!" Of course, rumors had been swirling about Kardashian's pregnancy for awhile, especially since a teaser for the E! show hinted that Khloé would be making a big announcement. (more...)
North Korea begins tests to load Anthrax onto ICBMs, report says North Korea begins tests to load Anthrax onto ICBMs, report says
- December 23, 2017

North Korea is believed to have started its chemical and biological weapons program in the early 1960s and began possibly weaponizing biological agents in the 1980s, according to the report . The White House said in its new National Security Strategy, issued on Monday, that North Korea is pursuing "nuclear, chemical and biological weapons". (more...)
Sarah Palin's eldest son has been arrested again Sarah Palin's eldest son has been arrested again
- December 21, 2017

The former Governor of Alaska previously explained that her son's arrest stemmed from his war-induced PTSD. Palin , 28, was charged with first-degree burglary, one charge of fourth-degree assault and one charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, KTUU reported . (more...)
Insurance For 3000 Kids In Wyoming In Congress's Hands Insurance For 3000 Kids In Wyoming In Congress's Hands
- December 21, 2017

This is not a hypothetical - about two million CHIP kids have serious chronic conditions. Congress has yet to reach an agreement to reauthorize funding for the program, and California is on the brink of running out of cash to pay for it. But this time, funding expired on September 30. It's hard to tell exactly how numerous Children's Clinic's patients receive CHIP because in California, those children's benefits are administered through Medi-Cal, so it's not exactly clear how they are ... (more...)
Everything You Need To Know About Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress
- December 21, 2017

Dror also released a different design sketch that was more reminiscent of Markle's future sister-in-law Kate Middleton's wedding dress. We believe this is only the beginning however, as we countdown the days to the big wedding on May 19 , we can not wait to see what style she chooses for her dress. (more...)
Selena Gomez's Mom Taken to Hospital After Fight Over Justin Bieber Selena Gomez's Mom Taken to Hospital After Fight Over Justin Bieber
- December 20, 2017

The pop star's mom, Mandy Teefey , reportedly had to be taken to the hospital when she learned how serious her daughter's relationship with Bieber has gotten, TMZ reports . "A mom's love for their children is pretty fierce". She concluded: "In order of my girls, Selena , Scarlett and Gracie ". She was reportedly taken to a nearby hospital for voluntary treatment - not under a 5150 hold. (more...)
Enrique Iglesias & Anna Kournikova Welcome Twins Enrique Iglesias & Anna Kournikova Welcome Twins
- December 19, 2017

Enrique Iglesias had one of the most-watched music videos on YouTube this year, but it looks like the 42-year-old might have an even bigger reason to celebrate now. In 2013, rumors surfaced that they had briefly split over disputes about a proposal, but both denied the reports. Iglesias also shared a selfie from the same boat on social media. (more...)
Consensual bashing: Tavis Smiley at war with PBS over sex claims Consensual bashing: Tavis Smiley at war with PBS over sex claims
- December 19, 2017

Smiley was also critical of the fact that news of his suspension from PBS broke on December 13 in Variety just minutes after the conclusion of that meeting. He said he found out about the complaint through friends who were his former colleagues. Some of these women may have felt pressured to go along with Smiley's personal interest in them to maintain their employment. (more...)
Billie Lourd honours Carrie Fisher as Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens Billie Lourd honours Carrie Fisher as Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens
- December 18, 2017

A tweet from an ABC reporter read: "The late @carrieffisher's dog Gary just watched #TheLastJedi! Don't show them how anxious you are, '" Hamill recalled in an interview . However, with the upcoming Episode IX reportedly being tipped as "the Leia movie" in early drafts , there were major questions over how/if The Last Jedi would handle the departure of the bun-haired legend. (more...)
Prince Harry jokes around with Barack Obama in radio interview Prince Harry jokes around with Barack Obama in radio interview
- December 18, 2017

Harry, who was recently at the inaugural summit of the Obama Foundation in Chicago, has become best buds with the Obamas through his work with servicemen and his trips to America. Obama grins before responding: "I don't want to see that face". Kensington Palace released a video of Obama and the prince joking around prior to the discussion. (more...)
David Silva gives Man City 15th win in a row David Silva gives Man City 15th win in a row
- December 17, 2017

Spanish midfielder David Silva elegantly flicked the fluent visitors in front from close range before Kevin de Bruyne's whipped free-kick evaded several players on its way in. Another impressive facet of his game is that despite being exceptional when it comes to the technical side of the game, he's also demonstrated he's more than capable of handling the rigours of Premier League football thanks to a combination of both guile and strength. (more...)
The Wait is Over for Bon Jovi The Wait is Over for Bon Jovi
- December 16, 2017

Four of the inductees - Simone , Dire Straits , The Moody Blues and Tharpe - were on the ballot for the first time. Shut out altogether are first-time nominees Radiohead , Kate Bush, Depeche Mode , Eurythmics, Rage Against the Machine and Judas Priest (whose lead singer, Rob Halford, has a condo overlooking Balboa Park ) in San Diego. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Forced Salma Hayek Into Girl-on-Girl Action Harvey Weinstein Forced Salma Hayek Into Girl-on-Girl Action
- December 16, 2017

He said "all of the sexual allegations as portrayed by Salma are not accurate and others who witnessed the events have a different account of what transpired", according to USA Today . "There was no room for negotiation". "And for the first and last time in my career, I had a nervous breakdown: My body began to shake uncontrollably, my breath was short and I began to cry and cry, unable to stop, as if I were throwing up tears". (more...)
Pandora stock rises as company introduces new on-demand radio feature Pandora stock rises as company introduces new on-demand radio feature
- December 16, 2017

The move, which is a major change for the company's 72 million users who don't pay $10 a month for Pandora Premium, gets Pandora's newest service in the hands of every user, and could help shift a large portion of that user base into paid users, much like Spotify's free tier has done. (more...)
Could human remains in Montana shed be missing MI brothers? Could human remains in Montana shed be missing MI brothers?
- December 16, 2017

The unlawful imprisonment charge pertains to Skelton's failure to return the boys to Zuvers. John Skelton is now sitting in a jail cell at Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan, on an unlawful imprisonment charge. "Your explanations have been ridiculous, albeit more sad than anything else". Investigators continue to be vigilant in following any leads on this case and ask people spending time in the woods to be their extra "eyes and ears" as they walk the areas of lower ... (more...)
Bollywood actor-director Neeraj Vora dies Bollywood actor-director Neeraj Vora dies
- December 15, 2017

After the attack, Neeraj was shifted to friend, filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala's Mumbai residence where a room was converted into an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for his speedy recovery. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sadness on the demise of Vora. "My thoughts are with his family and admirers in this sad hour", he tweeted. (more...)
Veterans' service remembered through wreath program Veterans' service remembered through wreath program
- December 15, 2017

The event started in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C., and now has sites in every state. The community is invited to attend this event at the corner of Route 7 and Sharp Hill Road. Although the number of cemeteries participating in Ottawa County has been reduced, the committee plans to cover every military veteran gravesite in the entire county over a four-year period, from 2016 to 2019. (more...)