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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' opens with galactic $450 million box office 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' opens with galactic $450 million box office
- December 19, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi managed to set a record for the second-biggest Thursday night opening in North America last week. Critical reaction to The Last Jedi has been overwhelmingly positive, meanwhile. The film holds a 94 percent fresh rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes . Disney bought the franchise for $4 billion in 2012 and has seen huge success since then. (more...)
Harry interviews Obama for BBC radio Harry interviews Obama for BBC radio
- December 18, 2017

President joked around before the iconic interview. Prince Harry asks the former president about what it was like leaving the White House, his plans for life after presidency, and his charity, the Obama Foundation. Since Obama left the Oval Office, he has met Harry a number of times including stopping into Kensington Palace in May while he was touring Europe. (more...)
Ex-wife of murdered National Basketball Association player Wright arrested Ex-wife of murdered National Basketball Association player Wright arrested
- December 17, 2017

Wright's body was found in a swampy field outside of Memphis on July 28, 2010, 10 days after the 34-year-old was reported missing. "They was like, no, you know", she told the Commercial Appeal . After a pause, she responded, "At first, I'm a wife, then I'm a mother, and then thirdly I'm an author". Lorenzen Wright was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers in 1996 and played for five teams before the end of his career in 2009, the Washington Post reports. (more...)
Bon Jovi, Nina Simone Among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees Bon Jovi, Nina Simone Among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees
- December 16, 2017

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. Bon Jovi's longtime sideman and guitarist, Richie Sambora, left the band in 2013 but will be inducted alongside his former bandmates. And The Cars , whose original members briefly reunited in 2010 after a long hiatus, could also regroup, minus bassist Benjamin Orr, ... (more...)
Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami for 'Disorderly Intoxication' Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested in Miami for 'Disorderly Intoxication'
- December 11, 2017

A video appearing to show popular comedian Hannibal Buress handcuffed against a Miami police vehicle is circulating social media Sunday. "I am under arrest?" "What am I being detained for?" "What I am detained for?" The officers tell Buress he is suspected of trespassing, but no trespassing charges were filed according to the Daily Mail . (more...)
Congress urges Narendra Modi to take action against leaders using foul language Congress urges Narendra Modi to take action against leaders using foul language
- December 10, 2017

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign rallies in the wake of the Gujarat Assembly polls, adding he and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah had lowered the dignity of their respective positions and political debates. (more...)
Amazon Music Unlimited Is Now Available In 28 New Markets
- December 10, 2017

Meanwhile, various app teardowns have earlier revealed a new "YouTube Plus" subscription tier that could be related to the upcoming service. Previously, Google introduced audio-only streaming service Google Play Music in 2011 and YouTube Music Key in 2014, which was later morphed into YouTube Red in 2016. (more...)
House of Cards to return in 2018 without Kevin Spacey House of Cards to return in 2018 without Kevin Spacey
- December 05, 2017

The final season, which will have eight episodes, was planned before the bombshell allegations against Spacey. Instead, the final season will focus on Robin Wright's character, Claire Underwood, who's gone from being the first lady to vice president and then ascended to the presidency in Season 5 after her husband resigned. (more...)
Republican voters don't believe accusations against Roy Moore Republican voters don't believe accusations against Roy Moore
- December 05, 2017

This blanket denial is contrast to national Republican lawmakers, many of whom disavowed Moore in the days after the initial Washington Post report came out, telling the public that they believed the women who had come forward. Eighty percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents said they trust Moore over Jones on abortion. McConnell, R-Ky., said Sunday he believed the Senate Ethics Committee would take up an investigation if Moore is elected, but that it'll be up to that ... (more...)
Michael Flynn`s actions during the transition `were lawful`: Donald Trump Michael Flynn`s actions during the transition `were lawful`: Donald Trump
- December 03, 2017

On Twitter, the president contends that Flynn's actions during the transition following the 2016 election "were lawful". Dec 29: Following the sanctions, Flynn is advised by another Trump official that the team does not want to escalate the situation. (more...)
The Trailer For The Avengers: Infinity War Has Just Dropped The Trailer For The Avengers: Infinity War Has Just Dropped
- November 30, 2017

Infinity War will bring about one of the most epic battles ever to take place on the big screen, with a huge roster of heroes that will be sure to give even the most modest fan a wave of chills. Although Scarlett Johansson essentially confirmed in Vanity Fair that Captain Marvel is going to make her cinematic debut in " Infinity War ", we don't get to see Oscar victor Brie Larson in the role quite yet. (more...)
Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa in Miss Universe Top 3 Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa in Miss Universe Top 3
- November 28, 2017

Other winners of the Miss Universe 2017 beauty pageant are Miss Colombia 1st runner-up and Jamaica finished 2nd runner-up. As many as 92 beauties from around the world took part in the decades-old competition. "In some places, women get paid 75 percent of what men earn for doing the same job, working the same hours, and I do not believe that is right", she said. (more...)
Pregnant Khloe Kardashian slave away in kitchen for Thanksgiving dinner Pregnant Khloe Kardashian slave away in kitchen for Thanksgiving dinner
- November 28, 2017

Three of Jenner's daughters, Kim Kardashian West , Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner , are reportedly expecting. And now, she's compared her daughters' fertility to a tap that won't turn off. Kylie is said to be expecting her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott , whilst Khloé is also said to be pregnant with boyfriend Tristan Thompson's baby . (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to tie knot in spring 2018 Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to tie knot in spring 2018
- November 28, 2017

However, Prince Harry , like his brother, is likely to be made a duke when he marries, meaning Ms Markle would become a duchess. Just weeks after they met, Prince Harry convinced Ms Markle to join him on a trip to Botswana. It is set to be a busy spring for the royal family, with the wedding and the arrival of a new child for William and Kate providing light relief from the dour political headlines as Britain negotiates Brexit. (more...)
'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter: Trump 'frightened by black people' 'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter: Trump 'frightened by black people'
- November 26, 2017

But during that time, as LiAngelo Ball and teammates Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were detained for shoplifting, LaVar Ball and his youngest son, LaMelo, were promoting pop-up Big Baller Brand stores in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Before performing his annual duties of pardoning a Thanksgiving Day turkey, the president responded Wednesday at 5:25 a.m. EDT by calling Ball "a poor man's version of Don King , but without the hair" and an "ungrateful fool!" For more sports coverage, visit the ... (more...)
Kris Jenner Confirms Kylie And Khloe's Pregnancies With This Instagram Post! Kris Jenner Confirms Kylie And Khloe's Pregnancies With This Instagram Post!
- November 23, 2017

The 62-year-old Momager recently took to Instagram to share a snap of nine different sets of pajamas which she said are for 'every one of my grand children'. "So, I will speak about myself, and hopefully they can come on [the show] and address whatever rumors they might have". "We just decided that so much goes on , and that we respect each other's right to speak for themselves". (more...)
Harrison Ford Plays Real-Life Hero After Woman Crashes Car Off Highway Harrison Ford Plays Real-Life Hero After Woman Crashes Car Off Highway
- November 21, 2017

The 75-year-old actor, along with several other good samaritans, helped the woman get to safety before the paramedics arrived at the scene. Ford was at the scene of the crash Sunday morning on Route 126, TMZ reported. Ford told Federal Aviation Administration officials he was distracted by a couple of jets at the time of the incident. In September the actor hopped out of his vehicle to direct traffic in NY after getting stuck in a traffic jam at the entrance of Midtown Tunnel, ... (more...)
Comcast wants to buy 'most of' Fox, report says Comcast wants to buy 'most of' Fox, report says
- November 20, 2017

This could also include worldwide assets such as Star and Sky that Fox now owns. Murdoch and his sons Lachlan and James, who hold key roles in his media empire, have remained mum on their plans for 21st Century Fox , which includes the Fox Hollywood studios, and broadcast and cable operations Sky, which has a presence in Austria, Britain, Germany, Ireland and Italy. (more...)
David Cassidy Hospitalized With Organ Failure David Cassidy Hospitalized With Organ Failure
- November 19, 2017

Cassidy's family was with him, and the 67-year-old hoped to receive a liver transplant, his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen said. TMZ reported that he is in critical condition and has been in the hospital for three days after being in declining health the past few months. (more...)
Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria's Secret China show Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria's Secret China show
- November 19, 2017

It resulted in the model's Instagram account being flooded with comments, including warnings for her to stay out of China. The ensemble caused intense backlash, as the sunflower has become the adopted symbol of anti-China protesters one year prior. (more...)