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Serena ousts Konta to set up Lucic-Baroni reunion in semi-final
- January 26, 2017

In what was far from a clean victory, the German-born right-hander lost seven service games and took an injury time out halfway through the third set, shattering Pliskova's momentum just as her opponent had gained an upper hand. She is now just two steps away from becoming the second Croatian player to win a Grand Slam since Iva Majoli at Roland Garros 1997. Lucic Baroni lost that Wimbledon semifinal in 1999 to 22-time major victor Steffi Graf . (more...)
Meryl Streep Responds to Oscar Nomination With a GIF
- January 25, 2017

A gif! Arguably the greatest actress of her generation, and perhaps one of the best actresses of all time , responded to her historic twentieth Oscar nomination with a gif. She's spent almost forty years collecting nominations and wins, providing gracious statement after gracious statement and heartwarming speech after heartwarming speech. (more...)
Star Wars reveals ominous title for next film Star Wars reveals ominous title for next film
- January 24, 2017

Skywalker went into hiding after the murders, leading to the search for him that made up most of Awakens . After the massive success of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story it seems that Disney is determined to keep our intergalactic hype going. (more...)
Alec Baldwin is hosting 'SNL' for a record-breaking 17th time Alec Baldwin is hosting 'SNL' for a record-breaking 17th time
- January 24, 2017

In under five years, Baldwin's popular string of characters put him into the illustrious five-timer's club alongside SNL greats like Candice Bergen, John Goodman, and Tom Hanks. NBC has announced Baldwin will return ahead of the premiere of his animated film Boss Baby , with Ed Sheeran making his second appearance as the show's musical guest. (more...)
Johnny Depp thanks his fans as he scoops People's Choice Award Johnny Depp thanks his fans as he scoops People's Choice Award
- January 21, 2017

The past couple of years have not been easy for Johnny Depp: He underwent an acrimonious divorce from Amber Heard in 2016 and lost his mother in 2015. The divorce was finalized last Friday, Jan. 13. The divorce was finally settled on January 13, with a Los Angeles judge finalizing the pair's previously agreed upon $7 million divorce settlement, which was to be donated to charity. (more...)
England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler hails 'revolutionary' captain Eoin Morgan England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler hails 'revolutionary' captain Eoin Morgan
- January 19, 2017

England pacer Jake Ball threatened to unsettle Kohli's rhythm by targeting him with short balls, but Rahul said it should not be a problem for the skipper, who has been in imperious form. The match will be played between the teams in the Barabati stadium of Cuttack . Even Sunday night's hero during India versus England first ODI, Kedar Jadhav, admitted that it is impossible to match the fitness level of the Indian captain. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers' Father Gets Candid About Their Estrangement: 'Fame Can Change Things' Aaron Rodgers' Father Gets Candid About Their Estrangement: 'Fame Can Change Things'
- January 18, 2017

Jordan Rodgers, seen here with fiancée JoJo Fletcher, first revealed his brother isn't speaking to his family during last year's " The Bachelorette ". Whispers surrounding Aaron Rodgers' family feud are getting louder and louder as the Packers move closer and closer to the Super Bowl. Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a playoff victory against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, but there were several important people who were not cheering him on in the stands - his family. (more...)
Spencer treats low-income families to free screening Spencer treats low-income families to free screening
- January 17, 2017

Henson, Spencer and Janelle Monáe star in " Hidden Figures ", which tells the uplifting true story of three African-American mathematicians at NASA who made instrumental contributions to John Glenn's launch during the space race of the 1960s. (more...)
'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty Has Died 'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty Has Died
- January 14, 2017

While Blatty is best known for writing The Exorcist , the author also wrote a number of other horror novels, including Elsewhere and the Ninth Configuration . He returned to directing in 1990 with The Exorcist III, also based on one of his novels, the 1983 Exorcist sequel Legion . It netted him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. (more...)
First charges laid over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery First charges laid over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery
- January 14, 2017

The prosecutor's office said this week that the jewels had not been retrieved. Last October, Kardshian West, 35, was robbed at gunpoint in a Paris apartment she had rented for Fashion Week. The 32-year-old star spoke to the Today show on Thursday about her sister's "traumatizing and terrifying" experience. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star was robbed at gun point in Paris in October past year after thieves forced their way into the prestigious Paris apartment. (more...)
BAFTA Awards: Ryan Gosling Lands First-Ever Nomination
- January 11, 2017

Also up for best supporting actor is Hugh Grant, for his performance as minor actor St. Clair Bayfield, partner of Streep's tone-deaf opera singer, in "Florence Foster Jenkins". Best-actor nominees are Andrew Garfield for "Hacksaw Ridge"; Casey Affleck for "Manchester by the Sea"; Jake Gyllenhaal for "Nocturnal Animals"; Gosling for "La La Land"; and Viggo Mortensen for "Captain Fantastic". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers plan to franchise tag Le'Veon Bell
- January 09, 2017

Moore was looking for Jarvis Landry, who had shown months ago and Sunday that he could beat the Steelers, only for Shazier to leap under of the backup quarterback's pass, haul it upfield for 10 yards and celebrate in front a plaza full of Steelers fans who knew their team was going to the divisional round of the AFC playoffs. (more...)
YASSS: The Return of Kim Kardashian YASSS: The Return of Kim Kardashian
- January 07, 2017

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has spent years battling the autoimmune condition, which leaves red, blotchy patches all over the skin. Their house renovations, Kim's robbery in Paris, and Kanye's recent hospitalization only added to the tension. (more...)
Box Office Report: Aamir Khan's Dangal is all set to Box Office Report: Aamir Khan's Dangal is all set to
- January 05, 2017

The film will be the fourth film in Rs 300 crore club. Eyes are on Dangal handily crossing PK's record. This movie which released just some weeks before the start of Pro Wrestling League season 2. A biopic on wrestler Mahavir Phogat, the Nitesh Tiwari-directorial explored a nuanced father-daughter story with wrestling weaved in as an integral plot device. (more...)
Dangal Box Office Collection Day 6 Wednesday : Racing Towards 200 Crore Dangal Box Office Collection Day 6 Wednesday : Racing Towards 200 Crore
- December 29, 2016

While yesterday the film had crossed the Rs 250 crore mark by raking in Rs 264 crore, with today's collection, the film has managed to surpass the 300 crore mark as well. The collections of Dangal could have gone more if there was no demonetisation. The movie is working like magic at the box office and has made a phenomenal business of Rs 155.53 crore within its first week. (more...)
Ravens' Steve Smith Sr. say Sunday 'probably' his final National Football League game
- December 29, 2016

I've got great support from my family, my wife supports me whichever way I want to go. "It's a platform, good and bad, but it gives you an opportunity", a subdued Smith said . After rupturing his Achilles last November, it was unsure if Smith was going to return for another season. "I've been playing with house money", he said. (more...)
Scarlett Johansson Beats 'Captain America' Co-Stars As Top-Grossing Actor Of 2016
- December 29, 2016

Scarlett Johansson had a very, very good year. Johansson, who made a worldwide box office revenue of $1.2 billion, played the Black Widow in Captain America: Civil War "plus an ensemble role in the much less commercial Hail, Cesar! ". The only non-superhero on the list, Felicity Jones sneaks into ninth place thanks to the early success of Rogue One , just below Ryan Reynolds , who saw great success this year with Deadpool . (more...)
Snow Heading To New England After Dakotas? Snow Heading To New England After Dakotas?
- December 28, 2016

A blizzard warning was in effect for most of North Dakota , western South Dakota and a small section of eastern Montana through Monday, with expected snow totals of 8 to 15 inches and winds up to 55 miles per hour. The North Dakota Transportation Department closed a 240-mile stretch of Interstate 94 Sunday night, from the Montana border to Jamestown. The South Dakota Rural Electric Association said roughly 13,700 of its customers were without power early Tuesday, and it could take ... (more...)
Vogue, fashion community remembers Franca Sozzani
- December 23, 2016

Born in Mantova, Italy in 1950, Sozzani has served as the Editor-In-Chief of Vogue Italia since 1988 (a tenure of an impressive 28 years). Indeed, during her nearly three decades at the helm of Italian Vogue she transformed the magazine from one simply about clothes into one that championed its photographers, regularly broke boundaries, and never shied away from important issues. (more...)
John Legend on Kanye West's meeting with Trump John Legend on Kanye West's meeting with Trump
- December 18, 2016

One day after the rapper met with the President-elect in NY, he took to Twitter to share a souvenir from their " life " talk: a signed copy of Trump's Time Person of the Year cover. / Kanye West doesn't seem fazed by the backlash levied against him by fans and friends for meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. " Just friends , just friends, he's a good man", the president-elect said , pointing at West. (more...)