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Shelley Berman, Comic And 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Actor, Dead At 92

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Through Martin Landau, Berman got a gig at Chicago's improvisational Compass Players group, working alongside Mike Nichols and Elaine May, where he began to develop his famous phone-call routines. Berman said in his introduction to his 2013 poetry book, " To Laughter With Questions ", "I have always written". The Grammy victor and Emmy-nominated actor was one of the most successful stand-up comedians of the 1950s and '60s. Read More »

Man held after girl, 9, disappears while playing hide-and-seek at wedding

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The girl's photograph has been widely shared across France since her disappearance. French police search for evidence of missing Maelys de Araujo in Pont de Beauvoisin , France, Aug. However, she stressed that all leads into the case are being explored, and she warned against "making hasty conclusions". Wedding guests searched for the girl for about an hour before alerting the police, Ms Baudoin said. Read More »

Rajkummar Rao joins Aishwarya Rai in Fanney Khan

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He said, "She's the most handsome woman in the world". On a related note, Fanney Khan deals with the very sensitive topic i.e., body-shaming and the film also casts Anil Kapoor in the lead role. There's another wonderful birthday gift for Raj, who turns a year older today, and in a way, it also has something to do with the Bachchans. While Madhavan was keen to be part of Fanney Khan , directed by Atul Manjrekar, he couldn't allot dates to the project due to his choc-o-bloc schedule. Read More »

"Bake Off" cooks up ratings success for C4

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And now, following a press screening of the first episode at Channel 4 headquarters last week, the new-look show is finally ready for digestion. It peaked at 7.7 million viewers and a 34.6% share. Sophie Faldo, 33, is one of twelve bakers to enter the tent in this year's Great British Bake Off . Each of the 30 new challenges have been carefully designed by judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith to reveal just who is a star baker. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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While only a few stars announced donations to flood relief efforts, many have used their massive social media followings to encourage people to give what they can. " The American Red Cross is helping the people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and all across the Gulf coast". Tens of thousands of people in Texas have been forced from their homes by storm damage and rising floodwaters, and the storm isn't over yet. Read More »

The Walking Dead to Get Augmented Reality Videogame

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The TV series The Walking Dead has already made a name for itself and have had a number of followers who are ready to pay for an immersive zombie experience. However, it is about time that they have come up with an AR style of video game, which is an nearly assured hit amongst would-be zombie-killing enthusiasts. Read More »

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Hurricane Harvey victims

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A pair of Oscar winners, Sandra Bullock and Leonardo DiCaprio , are leading the way in stars' donations to relief efforts for those affected by Harvey, now downgraded to a tropical depression, in Texas and Louisiana - but they're not alone, with music world figures announcing benefit concerts in the works. Read More »

Miley Cyrus moves to tears discussing her $500000 donation to Harvey Relief

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After donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and SPCA, DeGeneres presented Watt with an additional $1 million donation from Walmart , bringing the total to over $8.5 million. Like so many other celebs, she has taken to social media to ask fans to make donations as well. I'm excited to do it; I'm excited for you to see it. Read More »

Diana mourned on 20th death anniversary

It had also become the focal point for public tributes 20 years ago as the news of Diana's death unleashed a widespread public outpouring of grief among the British public. "I don't think there's anyone else like her now, she was a one off". "At that moment the doctor said she was in cardiac arrest, so we gave her CPR and after 20 seconds she regained consciousness". Read More »

Kendall Jenner Is Not Walking in VS Fashion Show 2017

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Kendall Jenner will be named Fashion Icon of the Decade during New York Fashion Week this year, the Daily News reports. "10 years ago she was 11 years old!" Others offered up different suggestions to receive the title, like Rihanna and Zendaya. Read More »

New Millennium Falcon is Lego's biggest set ever

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Find out more about the LEGO UCS Millennium Falcon below. So just how big is this set? This awesome model also features interchangeable sensor dishes and crew, so you decide whether to play out classic LEGO Star Wars adventures with Han , Leia, Chewbacca and C-3PO, or enter the world of Episode VII and VIII with older Han, Rey , Finn and BB-8! Rather than simply be the spaceship that features in the new movie, the set will feature a number of elements and characters from A New ... Read More »

Will SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) Run Out of Steam Soon?

Cibc World Markets Corp now controls 27,000 shares worth $3,642,000. William Blair Investment Management LLC increased its position in SBA Communications Corporation by 8.7% in the second quarter. with 7.45 million shares, PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP INC with 5.59 million shares, PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 5.53 million shares, and BROWN ADVISORY INC with 3.02 million shares. Read More »

Wife sentenced in murder apparently witnessed by parrot

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Glenna Durham, 49, spent months in hospital recovering from a gunshot wound to her head after shooting her husband Martin five times - then turning the gun on herself. "I believe with all my heart those are pretty close to the last words of Marty". Duram's mother Lillian told BBC , "That bird picks up everything and anything, it's got the filthiest mouth around". Read More »

Fans Find Evidence for Bran Theory in Game of Thrones Season Finale

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It's like, "No, it's just the focus, '" Hempstead Wright continued, "I don't know". If Hempstead Wright is truly trying to distance himself from the theory, he didn't help his case by recently appearing in a video with a Night King filter on it, which was shared on the "Game of Thrones" Facebook page . Read More »

'The Simpsons' composer Alf Clausen fired after 27 years

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Clausen scored more than 560 episodes of the series beginning early in the 1990-91 season. He said he was told that the company was seeking " a different kind of music " and that Clausen would no longer be scoring the landmark series. As a longtime Simpsons fan, this writer is sad to see Clausen go. Despite the season 29 premiere episode - entitled "The Serfsons" - being just over a month away, Clausen's departure appears to be immediate, with the season 28 finale "Dogtown" serving as his ... Read More »

How to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims (and avoid a scam)

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Amazon announced it would match donations made through its website up to $1 million . "After suffering through floods and hurricanes, SC residents are familiar with the misery and distress that is occurring in Texas right now". Also, keep a record of the donation to receive a tax benefit. For many communities, recovery will be a long-term activity that can take many months or years to accomplish, depending on the extent of the damage. Read More »

Research Ratings: CoreCivic, Inc. (CXW), The Advisory Board Company (ABCO)

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The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 1.9% while institutional stake was 58.7%. The Advisory Board Company will continue to focus on best practices in the healthcare industry . Clinton Inc has 0.03% invested in The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO). Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has 19,105 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

Tomi Lahren is heading to Fox News to save America

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Well, it's happened: Tomi Lahren is coming to Fox News Channel . She'll provide commentary on a variety of shows, but mainly on Sean Hannity's show at 10 p.m. After her tenure at TheBlaze, Lahren worked with the Great America Alliance, a PAC supportive of Trump. Lahren was sacked earlier this year after attacking anti-choice activists for not being consistently "pro-life". Read More »

Ric Flair recovering, set for physical therapy after surgery

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He also posted to social media for the first time on Tuesday, letting fans know he'll be back. Flair, 68, had surgery August 14 , although neither his representatives nor WWE has released specifics of the surgery. Flair's manager, Melinda Morris Zanoni, hasn't spoken publicly about her client's illness out of respect for his family. "I can Honestly say I have witnessed a Miracle". Read More »

Reese Witherspoon Dishes on Her 'Mindy Project' Cameo

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Kaling joked on her Instagram account this week that The Mindy Project will weirdly be the second time she has acted opposite Reese Witherspoon in a cave, with the first being A Winkle in Time . While speaking with Entertainment Tonight about her movie Home Again , Witherspoon indicated that her role on The Mindy Project will be quite small, but she's still excited about it. Read More »

'The Boss' to Stick Around Through Winter in SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY

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Bruce Springsteen's upcoming Broadway concert engagement, Springsteen on Broadway , which was originally slated to run through November 26, will now play the Walter Kerr Theatre through February 3, 2018. Not all fans who register are guaranteed a code, and not all who receive a code are guaranteed tickets - it works on a first come, first served basis. Read More »

Joy-Anna Duggar pregnant with first child: 'We're so happy'

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Joy-Anna married Austin Forsyth in May and has had babies on the brain ever since. As for whether their family will grow as big as the Duggars? "It's such an incredible thing to be a parent and raise children!" "I think I'm going to be asking a lot more questions closer to the time when the baby's nearly here", Joy said. Read More »

Here's Why Taylor Swift 'Disappeared' For So Long!

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The grand finale of Swift's extensive deep-dive into her past sees the star lining up a few of her most memorable past personas to comically bicker with one another and pick herself apart in front of a private jet graffitied with the word " Reputation ". Read More »

Has Nicole Scherzinger Been Lying About Her Age?

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Meanwhile, Nicole previously revealed she doesn't always feel that broody because she has such a big family. There were rumours to suggest that pop diva Mariah Carey had been approached for a judging role this year but Louis has poured cold water on that and has teased that the "Hero" hitmaker would just hold them up with her poor time keeping skills. Read More »

Houston icon turned his furniture stores into shelters

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It's truly a gesture to help his fellow community members in a dark time for the city. Unlike Osteen, who initially refused to open his 17,000-capacity Houston church to the needy, selfless mattress company boss McIngvale has turned his stores into makeshift storm shelters and welcomed all with open arms. Read More »

Watch a short prequel film for "Blade Runner 2049" starring Jared Leto

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Thirty years of history to explain to reveal and it is precisely this that has just begun production. " Nexus Dawn ", set in that year in Los Angeles, and at 5 1/2 minutes in length, the film does not include "2049" star Ryan Gosling , but we do get an extended look at replicant creator Niander Wallace ( Jared Leto ). Read More »