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Pat DiNizio, frontman of New Jersey rockers The Smithereens, dies aged 62

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While no cause of death has been revealed, DiNizio shared a post on Facebook on the weekend stating he was at home undergoing physical therapy following recent falls that damaged his neck and back. "Today we mourn the loss of our friend, brother and bandmate Pat DiNizio ", said DiNizio's fellow Smithereens Jim Babjak , Dennis Diken , and Mike Mesaros , in a Facebook posting that echoed one on Diken's account. Read More »

Meghan Markle to spend Christmas with the royal family

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They are expected to join the Queen from Christmas Eve until Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, before holidaying overseas for the New Year. They will reside at Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace, where their neighbors will be Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and the future royal baby. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi does not go the way you think

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This review contains NO spoilers for The Last Jedi . Never before have I been as excited to see where Star Wars will go next. But it's also a sentiment that extends to the movie itself - Johnson's Star Wars sequel feels like a sustained effort to break with at least some of the 40 year-old saga's traditions. Read More »

The Voice Season 13 Finals: Who Are The Top 4 Singers?

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The results from this week's voting will air Tuesday at 7 p.m. on NBC, channel 4. So with three artists left, they all had to sing for the last spot in the finals. What can you say about Chloe Kohanski and Noah Mac's performance? Four people will be eliminated from the show this week, and the four artists with the most audience votes will move on to the final round next week. Read More »

Bible talk with Jake Tapper leaves Roy Moore's spokesman speechless

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I'm sure you've picked up a Bible, but the law is not that you have to swear on a Christian Bible. That preference for religious statutes did not extend to the Sharia law that in Moore's paranoid fantasy was ruling parts of IL, though he did believe his Christian Values empowered him to declare that Keith Ellison, a Muslim American elected by his constituents to serve in Congress, should not be seated in that body because he is Muslim . Read More »

Things You Need To Know About Bitcoin

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But regardless of how you choose to measure the energy consumption of Bitcoin and other digital currencies, there remains at least one area for consensus. George Soros, the legendary hedge manager, once said that in the financial markets, it doesn't matter whether one is right or wrong: What matters is how much money one makes when right and how much one loses when wrong. Read More »

Sean Spicer To Defend Trump In New Book?

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He's writing a book , a tell-all memoir to " set the record straight " about the Trump administration, from the 2016 campaign to the transition and his short time behind the world's most famous podium. During an appearance on Fox News's " Hannity " on Monday night, Spicer said that the book would "set the record straight". He also took time criticize the press for a "mass amount of incorrect and malicious attacks on the president", and insist that his book will clear up misconceptions ... Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma gives an absurd nickname to Vikas Gupta

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During the task, the scientists will be given a task to bring out the emotions - anger, sadness and happiness - from the robots. Puneesh tells him that they may be friends but this is something that he has to decide for himself. Vikas asks Priyank how can he talk about his se*uality with Hina Khan , and how does he know about it. Vikas targeted Akash. He called him ugly and an old man. Read More »

Watch the Homeland season 7 trailer, February premiere announced

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Each season since Season 4 has felt a little bit like a reboot, with varying success, like how Season 6 started off fairly strong, but became a little too convoluted towards the end. The new season will pick up shortly after the sixth season, in which we lost our beloved Quinn ( Rupert Friend ) after an assassination attempt on the new President of the United States, Elizabeth Keane ( Elizabeth Marvel ). Read More »

Kevin Hart Discusses His Tough Year After Extortion Scandal

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She added, "So the fact that we sparked any debate about that, I think it's a positive thing". But the good thing is you take great steps backward to take great steps forward. At that time, he said, "I think it's a real possibility". The Doctor Who star defended her character's "child-sized clothes", saying , "I'd never take on a role that was truly gratuitous for no reason". Read More »

Filmmaker accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old child

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Marianne Barnard claims that Polanski assaulted her during a photoshoot, when her mother left her alone with the director. More women have since come forward with allegations of sexual abuse. Another accuser, known as "Robin M", said in August that Polanski "sexually victimized" her when she was 16 years old in 1973. The director, 84, has now been publicly accused of sexually abusing five teenagers. Read More »

Scuffles break out as art is removed from Catalan museum

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But the regional government of Aragon has since fought to recover the works, arguing they were unlawfully sold, and a court had given the Catalan museum until Monday to hand them over. "This is a robbery!" and expressing anger over the Spanish government's decision to assume control of Catalonia using article 155 of the constitution. Read More »

Nicole Kidman Is Unrecognizable With Short, Shaggy Brown Hair

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When you have Reese Witherspoon , Nicole Kidman , Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz, Alexander Skarsgard and Adam Scott front and center, a good ride is surely in store. There is no word yet as to when season 2 will be released. Aside from Kidman and Witherspoon, most season 1 cast members are also expected to return, and HBO has confirmed that negotiations with these stars are already underway. Read More »

Jada Pinkett Smith upset about Girls Trip Globes snub

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Perhaps (?) coincidentally, those critically acclaimed crowd-pleasers all prominently involved women and/or people of color, as many have noted . a href="https://twitter .com/jadapsmith/status/940339936879890433" *vaguely expressing her own disappointment yesterday, Jada Pinkett Smith , one of Haddish's co-stars, revisited the subject in more depth on Twitter today. Read More »

JK Rowling made Companion of Honour

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She was accompanied by her husband, Neil Murray , a doctor who worked at St John's Hospital in Livingstone, Scotland. The Harry Potter author was granted a prestigious royal title this week. Rowling, whose first name is Joanne, has previously told how her famous boy wizard creation simply "fell" into her head years earlier while on a crowded train to London after a weekend flat-hunting with her then boyfriend in Manchester in 1990. Read More »

The Last Jedi Is Dedicated to Carrie Fisher's Memory

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In loving memory of our princess, Carrie Fisher . Joely and Carrie shared a father, singer Eddie Fisher . Billie Lourd found two lovely ways to pay tribute to her late mother, Carrie Fisher , at the premiere of her mom's last " Star Wars " film. Read More »

Noelle Stevenson Is Making an Animated She-Ra Series for Netflix

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The series centers on Princess Adora, who is the twin sister of Prince Adam/He-Man. Netflix announced that a She-Ra reboot will be debuting in 2018. Stevenson is just such a ideal choice for rebooting this over-the-top series, and I can't wait to see what she and her team have created. Dreamworks Animation has already shown it can handle some of the more absurd premises of the 1980s with Voltron: Legendary Defender racking up several seasons on Netflix and turning a show about robot ... Read More »

Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, and Every Famous Person Did Christmas Carpool Karaoke

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Harry appeared as part of the all-star feature which saw cameos from the likes of Ed Sheeran , P!nk, Bruno Mars , Katy Perry and more who were all on hand to help James sing "Santa Clause Is Coming To Town". Other people, however, think there is absolutely nothing wrong with what Harry and James did, especially since it proves that the "Kiwi" singer is comfortable with his sexuality, even if he doesn't want to label it. Read More »

Luxury Budget Special: Vikas Gupta abuses Akash Dadlani

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Bigg Boss 11 house might see a shocking fight between Priyank Sharma and Vikas Gupta. Arshi keeps on talking about Rocky, her boyfriend to make her cry. The conversation happens between Hina, Luv and Priyank. When she asked him to repeat it, Priyank said it again in the same way, leaving Luv giggling. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation says Houston teen tried to join ISIS, plan terror attack

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They say it goes back to at least 2014 and said Damalarkaya explained that it was his "dream" to be a martyr and have the biggest explosion. "Damlarkaya provided a formula to alleged ISIS supporters for the explosive, Triacetone Triperoxide (TATP), and instructions on how to use TATP in a pressure cooker device that contained shrapnel", the DOJ said in a statement . Read More »

'The Punisher' Season 2 Officially Announced

The Punisher's first season picked up where the character was left after his introduction in the second season of Daredevil . First introduced in the comics by Marvel in The Amazing Spider-Man in 1974, former soldier Frank Castle ruthlessly hunts down the criminal underworld and far more. Read More »

Mom who posted video of bullied son denies being racist

Yet, despite his own suffering, he is still able to think of others: "If you are being made fun of, don't let it bother you". Keaton said. "What's the point of it?" "We've heard you know, why does he talk like a baby and that hurts us as parents", Tonya and Robert Ferdman, Mason's parents, said. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel's baby son makes TV debut after heart surgery

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Kimmel also got political during his opening monologue , encouraging viewers to call their legislators to prevent the defunding of the Children's Health Insurance Program , or CHIP . Kimmel pointed out that CHIP usually received bipartisan support in the Senate and the House but said "this year they let the money for it expire while they work on getting tax cuts for their millionaire and billionaire donors". Read More »

Netflix's sarcastic tweet isn't creepy - it's shameful

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User Andrew Strutt described the tweet as "creepy". How else could the company get super-specialized recommendations for you, such as romantic period dramas based on books? We asked Netflix how many employees have access to customers' viewing habits and if there are any controls on who can access and what can be done with the data. Read More »