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Smith, lead singer of The Fall, dies at 60

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It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith . With Smith at the helm, the Fall was marked by punk's trademark aggression, a fierce devotion to repetition, and a distinctly working-class sensibility. In 2017 Smith was hospitalized and had to cancel tour dates, returning to the stage in a wheelchair later in the year. "His influences travel a long, long way to bands like Pulp, and new bands now like Cabbage, and many other bands have been influenced by him". Read More »

Meryl Streep to Star in 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 for HBO

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The rest of the cast are still negotiating deals. Kelley will return to write all seven episodes, and Andrea Arnold will replace Jean-Marc Vallée as director. The revered actress is an awards magnet and a 21-time Oscar nominee, so they might as well just give her the Emmy now. Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman , who plays Perry's widow, Celeste, are scheduled to return. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Is Considering Asking Her Surrogate To Carry Baby #4

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Also in her list are Chicago's Chenille My First baby blanket and Chengoo unicorn ring rattle. Last week, G.O.O.D. Music's Common reacted to KimYe naming their newly born third child Chicago West . Chi's sleeping a ton for now'. Kim has previously opened up about how well she gets along with her surrogate, who still remains anonymous. Kim's sister Khloé Kardashian , who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson , revealed that Chicago's nickname is ... Read More »

Bruce Forsyth remembered at NTAs with gong in his memory

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The Geordie presenter was accepting the award alongside his co-host Declan Donnelly at the prestigious awards bash in London last night. Over the previous year he announced his divorce from his wife Lisa Armstrong , and he was also treated for an addiction to painkillers. Read More »

Camila Cabello Is Following In Beyoncé's Steps With These Two No. 1's

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With her latest triumph, Cabello has become the first female artist in three years to reach No. 1 with her debut album; the last was Meghan Trainor , who topped the charts with Title in 2015. "Havana" also marks Young Thug's first No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Celebrating the feat, the songstress joined Billboard's Hot 100 Top 10 countdown on Facebook Live stream. Read More »

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood earns Oscar nod for "Phantom Thread" score

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The nominations for the Oscars , the highest honors in the industry, were notable for their wide range and for embracing stories about and by women and people of color. For Mudbound , Blige is up for best supporting actress and best original song (with Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson, for " Mighty River "). Read More »

Netflix May Acquire 'Cloverfield 3' From Paramount Pictures

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That much was confirmed past year, but now it sounds like God Particle may be going through some changes just three months before it was originally meant to hit theaters. I'm bit scared to talk about it because it's so extremely secretive. It was then delayed once again to February 2nd, but without a trailer or any official announcement fans started questioning if that was actually in the cards. Read More »

Neil Diamond cancels tour dates after Parkinson's diagnosis

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Diamond, who turns 77 on Wednesday, retweeted the message and wrote, "This makes me smile". "I have been so honored to bring my shows to the public for the past 50 years", Diamond said in a statement . "Thank you to everyone for your outpouring of love and support". Despite this, the 77-year-old singer, who celebrates his birthday on January 24, is keeping it positive. Read More »

'The Shape of Water' scores big with 13 Oscar nominations

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Richard Jenkins ( Best Actor in a Supporting Role , " The Shape of Water ") "I'm so excited and thrilled by the nomination and for " The Shape of Water " team lead by Guillermo the Great". The 2018 Academy Award nominations are in, " Shape of Water " is a definitive favorite. It's not every day that you get nominated for an Academy Award ! But it was one better than the number of nominations granted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, where it raked in ... Read More »

Candlelight vigil held for Taco Bell restaurant destroyed by fire in Alabama

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They gathered in the Arby's parking lot, next to where the Taco Bell used to stand. 'We are extremely thankful that no one was harmed early Wednesday morning when the store burned and that no firefighters were injured as they battled the flames in single digit temperatures.We are already planning our comeback and will rebuild! "I was a theater major and we had long, long rehearsal nights". Read More »

Russian Federation pulls 'despicable' Death of Stalin from cinemas

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The film had been set for a limited release in cinemas from Thursday after local distributors Volga Film gained an 18+ certificate. " The Death of Stalin " is directed by prominent Scottish satirist and TV director Armando Iannucci , the man behind political satire TV series " Veep " and " The Thick of It ". Read More »

Museveni professes love for 'straight-talking' Trump

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While addressing the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) at the Parliament of Uganda Chambers today, 23 January, 2018on the state of the East African Community, Museveni appealedto Legislators to fight for East African integration at the expense of positions. Read More »

'Padman' makes way for 'Padmaavat', to release on Feb 9

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It only approved the film after advising the change in the name of the film to Padmaavat . The Supreme Court has also paved the way for an all-India release for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat on January 25 by staying the operation of orders banning the release of the film by the Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana governments. Read More »

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies

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This comes after the passing of South Africa's music Icon Robbie Malinga and now Hugh Masekela who was affectionately known as "Bra Hugh", who passed away yesterday after the Kingdom of Swaziland had just laid to rest one of their own who had started playing his role in supporting the arts industry with sponsorships through his brainchild Swazi Mobile, Victor "Maradona" Gamedze. Read More »

Arrested dad of tragic Mylee Billingham, 8, recovering after surgery in hospital

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A 54-year-old man, reported to be her father Bill Billingham, remains in a critical condition in hospital and is expected to undergo surgery after suffering stab wounds. Relative Beth Taundry wrote on Facebook: 'We are all broken. We are still at the early stages of understanding exactly what happened and why - but I can confirm we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this investigation. Read More »

Kate 'considering' a home birth for third child

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Collins & Sons. If the Duchess does have a home birth with this child, it wouldn't be the first time a royal had a baby at home. Kate has suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, a form of severe morning sickness with all her pregnancies, but her births have been straightforward. Read More »

Netflix movie Mudbound earns 4 Oscar nominations, Dee Rees snubbed

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Blige , who just became the first women ever to be nominated for best supporting actress for a performance in a film directed by a woman of color, as well as the first woman to be nominated for best supporting actress and best original song (" Mighty River ", from Mudbound ) in the same year . Read More »

Davos 2018: Narendra Modi tells global CEOs India means business

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In the 24-hour visit by PM Modi, he was said to be hosting the dinner on Monday evening and would deliver an opening plenary session of the WEF in Davos on Tuesday morning. His comments on rising trade barriers came ahead of an address to the forum later this week by U.S. President Donald Trump , who has championed inward looking policies for the world's biggest economy. Read More »

New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes

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So what is being done to stop the same thing from happening this year? The two people who were involved in handing over the envelopes previous year have been replaced - although they do still work for the company. Ultimately, academy officials and board members decided not to "throw out 83 years of flawless partnership over this, while huge, one human error", she said, adding that PwC helped build the digital voting system the academy has been using for the Oscars in recent years. Read More »

Idris Elba Thinks It's Time For A Black or Woman James Bond

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He later apologized for his remarks saying that he had used a poor choice of words. It could be a woman. It could be a white woman. "Could be a woman, could be a black woman, could be a white woman, but I think, that character, everybody would like to see it have - do something different with it, why not?" Everybody would like to see them do something different with it. Read More »

Woman who inspired 'Rosie the Riveter' dies at 96

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While men were fighting overseas in the war, women took over many jobs previously held by men. No sandals or open-toed shoes. The Times said Fraley cut out the photo from the newspaper and kept it for years. Over the years, several women have been identified as the model for Rosie the Riveter, the war worker of 1940s popular culture who was hailed as a touchstone feminist icon in the late 20th century. Read More »

Slayer Announce North American Dates for Their Final Tour

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The end is near for Slayer , as the band that helped to define an entire musical genre prepares to embark on its final world tour, with a return to Reading on the schedule. Though never fully crossing over into the mainstream like Metallica , Slayer cultivated a dedicated following over their career, releasing 12 studio albums. Read More »

Ranking Likely 2018 WWE Royal Rumble Winners After Raw 25

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People at the arena were said to be pretty upset that the majority of the show took place at the Barclays Center, especially during the first two hours with long periods of wait time. Miz was clearly in a very confident mood as he squared up to Daniel Bryan who was on the stage with some former general managers when he and The Miztourage decided to make their entrance. Read More »

Oscars 2018: Academy to unveil nominations tomorrow, Priyanka Chopra to announce nominees

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Bright and early in the morning on the west coast, this year's nomination ceremony should be relatively controversy-free, as there are a few clear-cut frontrunners for the year's top categories. Three Billboards features Frances McDormand , Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell in a black comedy that has had film critics divided on it. The 90th annual Oscars air live on March 4. Read More »

Ryan Reynolds to remake 'Clue' at Fox

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Reynolds already has the first project of the partnership lined up: a reboot of the endlessly quotable '80s comedy, Clue . Deadline reports Reynolds and his production company Maximum Effort have signed a three-year first look deal with Fox , and the first project under this deal is reportedly a new live-action take on the board game Clue . Read More »

Shilpa Shinde Revealed, "Vikas Gupta Filed Criminal Case Against Her"

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Or did they choose to give it a miss? Also, there is no denying that the eleventh season of Bigg Boss has been a promising one and far more successful than the previous seasons and why wouldn't it be when the makers served us with entertainment, nail-biting evictions and interesting captaincy tasks, among others. Read More »