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Neil Diamond announces retirement from touring following Parkinson's diagnosis

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The musician sent out his "sincerest" apologies to fans and anyone who purchased a ticket in hopes of seeing him live. He said, " you will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement ". At a Los Angeles show in August, he told the crowd: "My job is the greatest job in the world. I go wherever the noise is". Diamond's long-time Australian promoter Paul Dainty said "I am devastated and saddened to hear the news of Neil's illness and his retirement from touring". Read More »

Britney is bringing her Piece of Me tour to Dublin

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She now has a residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. In recent years she's been performing a residency in Las Vegas, so United Kingdom fans will be thrilled so see her back on this side of the Atlantic. And there's the track that launched her career. "So far, Spears has earned a total of six No 1-debuting albums on the Billboard 200 chart and 22 top 40 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 - four of which went to No 1". Read More »

President Zuma sends his condolences following Hugh Masekela's death

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In a career spanning more than five decades, Masekela gained worldwide recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as "Soweto Blues", which served as one of the soundtracks to the anti-apartheid movement. Masekela also collaborated with American rock and pop acts, including The Byrds and Paul Simon, whom he supported during his Graceland tour. A raconteur par excellence and larger than life figure, Masekela takes to his grave a part of each and everyone of us. Read More »

Moving on From Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix a Lot of Dough

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In the wake of the Kevin Spacey & Louis C.K's sexual misconduct scandal, Netflix was forced to take a stand and cut ties with the two actors, but not before losing out on a shit ton of money. Production on The Ranch will resume later this year without Masterson. Despite the losses, Netflix saw its revenue for the quarter top $US3.2 billion ($4 billion), picking up a further 6.36 million subscribers off the back of high-profile new seasons of Stranger Things and The Crown , and Will ... Read More »

United Kingdom regulator: Fox-Sky deal is against public interest

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The longtime opponents to the deal, including politicians like Labour's Ed Miliband and Tom Watson, were celebrating the CMA's decision to say "no to the Murdochs". Media plurality is defined as "a diversity of independent views about news and current affairs is available from the media", the CMA said early in the review process. Read More »

John Cena in Talks to Star in Duke Nukem

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In case you didn't know. . In recent years, Cena has turned his focus towards acting, starring in a range of projects that includes Daddy's Home and the Amy Schumer-led Trainwreck . The Duke Nukem feature is now in the works via Platinum Dunes, a Paramount-based production company originally created by filmmakers Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, and Andrew Form. Read More »

Maisie Williams Will Be a Bridesmaid at Sophie Turner's Wedding!

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It's kind of weird though'. The pair have been close friends ever since they were young girls on the set of HBO's hit series. Maisie said: 'We're waiting 'til this season's done until we get into it. "I love it, but you never know". "She's an unbelievable person and I think I couldn't have asked for my brother to find a better partner and I'm so thrilled for him and for her and she's a attractive new addition to our family". Read More »

Chris Hemsworth Featured In New Dundee Trailer

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Just one day after the news of a new Paul-Hogan-approved Crocodile Dundee film, the movie gods have blessed us with a new trailer - and it stars none other than Chris Hemsworth . There is also an official website , with no mention of any co-stars, a writer, or a director, or a release date. Until then, Crocodile Dundee fans will just have to sit back and enjoy the rebirth of the franchise, even if it is short-lived in the form of fake movie spots. Read More »

Bill Cosby to return to stage before retrial for sexual assault

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A friendly hometown crowd witnessing Bill Cosby's first public performance since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015 has applauded and laughed at his jokes. He's telling stories and honoring old friends. An unidentified juror told ABC News shortly after the trial that, at some point during the trial, during which jurors deliberated for around 52 hours, jurors had voted 10-2 that Cosby was guilty, specifically for digitally penetrating Constand without obtaining her consent. Read More »

Frenzied attack on comedian in the middle of his set

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It's not clear why the fan attacked the stand-up star, but audience members had an up-close-and personal-view of Brown attempting to defend himself. Brown shared a video shortly after the attack, claiming it was unprovoked, and criticizing the comedy club for not having proper security. Read More »

Denton County firefighters battle large grass fire in Flower Mound

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An online message from Willow Park, 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Fort Worth, said a grass fire near a neighborhood led to some homes evacuated, as a precaution. A number of small structures, sheds and open outdoor storage areas, were destroyed by the fire but no homes suffered any damage. A second large fire in Parker County has been reported southwest of Springtown. Read More »

U.S. lawmakers agree on deal to end government shutdown

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced he has agreed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's pledge to take up immigration - namely a fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program - and other contentious issues if the Democrats agree to a stopgap spending measure through February 8. Read More »

United States government shutdown to end after temporary deal is reached

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The deal was reached after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed to bring to the Senate floor a bill to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Gary Peters, D-Mich., said, to the agreement of some Republicans. Jeff Flake , R-Ariz. The Senate over the weekend inched closer but ultimately fell short of a deal that could have reopened the government before the beginning of the workweek. Read More »

Kamal Haasan announces new project with daughter Akshara and Vikram

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It has been reported that Kamal Haasan is all set to produce Chiyaan Vikram 's next, which will be directed by Thoongaa Vanam director Rajesh M Selva . Kamal made it official on Saturday through his social media handle now. The movie will be directed by Kamal-Trisha starrer "Thungavanam" fame Rajesh Selva. Read More »

Goalkeeper Wanted By Real Madrid Shockingly Signs New Contract

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The Spaniard's contract expires in 2019, though Manchester United have the option of extending that by another year, and it's highly unlikely they wouldn't do so. The 23-year-old Kepa admitted he had offers to leave Athletic, but made a decision to stay at the club he considers his "home". After months of speculation, Athletic Bilbao's young goalkeeper, Kepa, has renewed his contract with the club until June 2025 rounding off a week where the Basque club secured the future of many of ... Read More »

Nicole Kidman's Powerful SAG Awards Speech Calls Out Ageism In Hollywood

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I've watched actors and actresses and I learn so much still.and they could be performances I've seen three or four times". "We're in such the 'I" generation right now with iPhones and iThis and iThat, and I thought it'd be nice to flip that, and for me remind the audience, the listener, that this is about you". Read More »

Macy: 'Men in Hollywood feel they're under attack'

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And according to editors at the New York Daily News , in a candid chat in the press room, he aired his views on the Time's Up initiative, founded by Hollywood actresses to fight sexual harassment and assault in the industry. But William - who famously publicly supported his " Shameless " co-star Emmy Rossum in her negotiations to be paid more than him - warned it will take time for true equality to be achieved. Read More »

Disney Reveals Character Images, Voice Cast for INCREDIBLES 2

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Read on for the incredi-lowdown. But when she's tapped to lead a campaign to bring the Supers back into the spotlight, she finds she can still bend, stretch and twist herself into any shape needed to solve the trickiest of mysteries. Incredibles 2 is slated for release June 14. Meanwhile, Sophia Bush will play Voyd , a young Elastigirl fan who aspires to be a superhero and has the power of creating voids, allowing objects to appear and disappear. Read More »

The Internet Remembers Heath Ledger 10 Years After His Death

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Ledger left behind a fine film legacy in roles as varied as the long-haired teenage heartthrob in 10 Things I Hate About You , an Oscar-nominated Wyoming ranch hand in Brokeback Mountain , and one of many Bob Dylans in I'm Not There , but The Joker was his masterpiece. Read More »

WWE Suspends Enzo Amore Following Rape Allegations

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What do you think of the Enzo Amore rape allegations? Pro Wrestling Sheet confirmed that a woman, who chose to remain anonymous, filed a report against Amore with the Phoenix Police Department. & then he restrained me & it happened. Note: These are accusations at this point and it will be investigated by police. The incident allegedly happened at a hotel in Phoenix, California, on 19 October past year. Read More »

Steven Spielberg Narrates New Ready Player One Trailer

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Ready Player One comes to cinemas across the United Kingdom on March 30, 2018 . The film is slated for release worldwide beginning 30th March, 2018, and will be distributed by Warner Bros. He says that he saw it as a fantastic look forward and look back, and worked closely with Cline to adapt the book for the silver screen. "It wasn't too far away from what I think is going to happen someday". Read More »

Channel 5 deny rumours of 'Big Brother' axe

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However, Celebrity Big Brother's falling ratings may have brought it to the attention of Channel 5 execs. "It would be the end of an era", they continued to the Daily Star . Later he told Big Brother that he believed he was chosen to go as the girls got on with Dan better than him. One viewer wrote: "Oh John - it's not men uncomfortable with gay men it's homophobes such as yourself #cbb". Read More »

Abby Lee Miller's Shocking Prison Weight Loss

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Were you surprised to see Abby Lee Miller posting on social media from jail? She reported to the Victorville Federal Correctional Institution in California in order to serve her 366-day sentence for bankruptcy fraud back in July 2017. Read More »

Meghan Markle Has Reportedly Chosen a Wedding Dress Designer

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George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. (Perfect timing for the couple's May 19 royal wedding, of course.) From there, you'd be Harry and Meg's right-hand man (or woman) running their official social media accounts, planning garden parties and shadowing the duo as they travel throughout the United Kingdom or overseas for a slew of royal engagements. Read More »

Morgan Freeman criticizes 'gender specific' SAG Awards statue

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The best actress in a miniseries recipient said she had been working since she was 14 and the award "meant a lot". "Because fear and anger never win the race". "I just beg that the industry stays behind us.it's only the beginning". " The Crown's " Claire Foy won best female actor in a drama series for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. Read More »

Alison Brie says James Franco sexual misconduct allegations are "not fully accurate"

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On one hand, Brie stated that reports surrounding the allegations haven't been fully accurate and that she'd like more information before she forms an opinion. "I know you're a supporter of the movement, as am I, and so much of the movement has to do with transparency ". Franco defended himself to Seth Meyers, saying: 'I was sent a couple of the tweets, so yeah, I did read them. Read More »

Peter Jackson Developing World War I Documentary with Restored Footage

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Unveiling the project, Jackson and his partners said: "I've always been fascinated by the First World War due to my own family history and the centenary felt like a unique opportunity to make a personal contribution to the commemoration". "I wish I could see it tomorrow". "We all know what First World War footage looks like". It's the faces, it's the people that come to life in this film. Read More »

Katy Perry presents Hollywood Walk of Fame star to Minnie Mouse

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Mickey Mouse was awarded his star 40-years ago, in 1978. Perry matched Minnie Mouse with a polka dot dress and hat to complement the animated mouse's typical getup. Ana Martinez, the producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies called Minnie Mouse "a woman of the ages" and that she is a "great addition to our walk of fame!" "To this day, no one rocks a bow, the color red or a dot quite like her". Read More »