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Rapper Meek Mill arrested Rapper Meek Mill arrested
- August 19, 2017

Rapper Meek Mill was arrested Thursday night for recklessly riding an illegal dirt bike through Inwood after police saw his Instagram posts about it, an NYPD spokeswoman said. Alleged video footage of Meek's arrest officials was posted by Fameolous , where an officer is heard asking Meek to step out his auto. There have reportedly been numerous complaints about off-road vehicles in the neighborhood where Meek had his ill-fated joy ride. (more...)
Teacher: Charlottesville driver 'really bought into this white supremacist thing' Teacher: Charlottesville driver 'really bought into this white supremacist thing'
- August 16, 2017

Fields rammed his Dodge Challenger into a group of protesters demonstrating against White supremacist groups in Charlottesville Saturday, killing a 32-year-old woman. Fields' mother, Samantha Bloom , told Associated Press that she knew her son was attending a rally - but did not realise it was organised by white supremacists. (more...)
Australian commentators condemn Julie Bishop for 'attacking' relationship with New Zealand Australian commentators condemn Julie Bishop for 'attacking' relationship with New Zealand
- August 16, 2017

REPORTER: Have you contacted anyone in the New Zealand government or the High Commission about this? "I think there will be quite an appetite for amending the section, after what has been happening". Prime Minister Bill English said he was informed about Mr Joyce's case late last week and according to local law, he is a New Zealand citizen. New Zealand's internal affairs minister says questions from journalists, not an MP, were the trigger for the citizen check on Barnaby Joyce , as the ... (more...)
Tom Cruise Injured While Filming Stunt on 'Mission: Impossible 6' Set Tom Cruise Injured While Filming Stunt on 'Mission: Impossible 6' Set
- August 14, 2017

Tom Cruise injured himself in London today when a high-octane stunt went wrong and saw him crashing into the side of a building while filming " Mission: Impossible 6". "I was scared s--less", Cruise admitted of his " Mission: Impossible 5" stunt. No word yet on the accident's impact on the London-set production. (more...)
Toilet Ek Prem Katha collects decent money Toilet Ek Prem Katha collects decent money
- August 13, 2017

The entire unit of the " Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" had appreciated Sudarsan's message through his medium. Shah Rukh Khan's Jab Harry Met Sejal fell below expectations last week when it failed to show growth on its second day and instead witnessed a drop in collections. (more...)
Taylor Swift says DJ subjected her to long, 'horrifying' grope Taylor Swift says DJ subjected her to long, 'horrifying' grope
- August 12, 2017

Call said he fired the DJ because of his shifting accounts of the incident, and because the photo showed that Mueller's hand was "not where it was supposed to be". " He did not touch my rib, he did not touch my hand, he grabbed my bare ass ". Pop sensational and Grammy winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift testified on 10 August how she was subjected to a "very long" and "intentional" grope by the drunk radio DJ during a "meet-and-greet" photo session after a concert in 2013. (more...)
Usher Denies Quantasia Sharpton's Herpes Allegation Usher Denies Quantasia Sharpton's Herpes Allegation
- August 10, 2017

Sharpton and the other plaintiffs would not have had sex with the entertainer if he had told them he had herpes beforehand, the complaint states. The 21-year-old Quantasia claimed that she was 19 when she met Usher at his concert, as Sharpton stood out in the crowd for wearing a birthday crown . (more...)
The Dark Tower tops the United States box office with $19.5 million The Dark Tower tops the United States box office with $19.5 million
- August 09, 2017

The Dark Tower movie is underperforming thanks to poor word of mouth. Off the back of not very impressive reviews, the first film adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower saga struggled to gain much traction at the U.S. Previous directors like J.J. Abrams and Ron Howard (he's a producer on the movie) attempted over the years to adapt King's eight books into some kind of workable feature. (more...)
Taylor Swift expected to testify against alleged groper in court Taylor Swift expected to testify against alleged groper in court
- August 08, 2017

Mueller says he was sacked after Bell told KYGO general manager Bob Call that Swift and her parents were "looking for specific action" to be taken by the station. TMZ published the photo in question last November. Once the meet-and-greet was over, she says she alerted her mother as well as others on her team about what had allegedly happened. (more...)
Saira Banu hopes for speedy recovery of Dilip Kumar Saira Banu hopes for speedy recovery of Dilip Kumar
- August 05, 2017

Soon, reports emerged that the actor is suffering from kidney dysfunction, and is on a ventilator. Dilip Kumar has been ill and he has been admitted in hospital. Dr Jalil Parkar, who is treating Dilip Kumar, told DNA , "His kidney functions have not improved". He was earlier hospitalised for fever and nausea in April 2016. (more...)
Death Wish Trailer: Bruce Willis Unleashes Vengeance and One-Liners Death Wish Trailer: Bruce Willis Unleashes Vengeance and One-Liners
- August 04, 2017

Here's a synopsis: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures presents director Eli Roth's reimagining of the classic 1974 revenge thriller " Death Wish ". He used the TV series Moonlighting to get noticed, then really cemented his star status by playing heroic cop John McClane in the Die Hard franchise. (more...)
Despacito : Malaysia bans hit song over sexual lyrics Despacito : Malaysia bans hit song over sexual lyrics
- July 26, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro premiered a remix of the song by Puerto Rican duo Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Sunday, transforming the record-setting single about a slow, romantic seduction into a campaign jingle for his contested constitution rewrite. (more...)
Barbara Sinatra Dies At Age 90 Barbara Sinatra Dies At Age 90
- July 26, 2017

She was the last of Sinatra's four wives, their partnership being the longest lasting of the Fly Me To The Moon singer's marriages. Her charitable pursuits included establishing the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children in Rancho Mirage , which advocates for children who have suffered physical, sexual or emotional abuse. (more...)
Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' offers first trailer at SDCC Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' offers first trailer at SDCC
- July 23, 2017

Apocalypse actor Tye Sheridan stars as Wade Watts, an unlikely hero who joins the contest set up by James Halliday ( Bridge of Spies Oscar-winner Mark Rylance ). The story follows Wade Watts as he searches for an Easter egg that will forever change his life and the world. The film is being produced by Spielberg; Donald De Line, under his De Line Pictures banner; Dan Farah; and Spielberg's longtime colleague Kristie Macosko Krieger; with Bruce Berman serving as executive producer. (more...)
Ben Affleck refutes Batman rumors: 'I'm really blown away and excited'm Ben Affleck refutes Batman rumors: 'I'm really blown away and excited'm
- July 23, 2017

We love him as Batman . The report threatened to overshadow Warner Bros.' flashy Hall H presentation on Saturday, which was focused on hyping the studio's big superhero mashup film " Justice League ", which hits theaters in November . So for now The Batman is on track to keep moving forward and Ben Affleck will suit up as The Dark Knight yet again. "With Matt Reeves doing it, I would be a f***ing ape on the ground for Matt Reeves ", he said. (more...)
'Jagga Jasoos' earns Rs 8.57 cr on opening day 'Jagga Jasoos' earns Rs 8.57 cr on opening day
- July 16, 2017

The film was released on 1800 screens in the domestic market and 610 in the overseas market. Could the film live up to audience expectations? Trade sources said that the opening day figures for the films come as a bit disappointing considering that the film has been made at a whopping cost of almost Rs 125 cr. (more...)
The real reason Harry Styles isn't in Dunkirk trailers The real reason Harry Styles isn't in Dunkirk trailers
- July 15, 2017

As kids we received this very simplified, nearly mythic fairytale version of what happened there. The crossing was extremely hard. "I really enjoyed this". it reminded me when we were mortared'. I'm not very good at planning what I'm gonna do next so I dive in and I concentrate on one film for two or three years. (more...)
Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice dies Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice dies
- July 14, 2017

Fresh Kid Ice formed 2 Live Crew in 1984 with DJ Mr. Mixx and Amazing Vee . Ice, whose real name was Chris Wong Won , had previously suffered two strokes, one in 2008 and the other in 2010. After graduating high school in 1982, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving for four years. Even so, the group reformed in 1994 and lasted until 1998. (more...)
US Fed expects to begin shrinking balance sheet this year US Fed expects to begin shrinking balance sheet this year
- July 13, 2017

Dollar/yen breached the 113 handle immediately following the release, but managed to recover slightly as the Fed Chair started her testimony and was last trading at 113.17. But she said those factors would drop of the inflation calculation. The Federal Reserve said Friday it sees hopeful signs that business investment is poised to rebound from the doldrums of the global financial crisis and boost the U.S. (more...)
Why Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice Why Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice
- July 12, 2017

Matt will make his Kermit debut in a " Muppets Thought of the Week " video next week. Steve Whitmire , the long-time puppeteer and voice of Kermit the Frog , Rizzo the Rat, Statler, and Beaker, is reportedly no longer involved with the Muppets . (more...)
Ivanka Trump temporarily takes father's seat at G20 meeting Ivanka Trump temporarily takes father's seat at G20 meeting
- July 09, 2017

Should the president need to leave a G20 session, he or she is typically replaced by a member of their cabinet. " Ivanka Trump , unelected, unqualified, daughter-in-chief, is representing the USA at the G20 summit next to May, Xi, Merkel ", tweeted Brian Klass . (more...)
China's carrier rocket Long March 5 Y2 fails flight test China's carrier rocket Long March 5 Y2 fails flight test
- July 03, 2017

The rocket, carried the Shijian-18 satellite. Separation of the satellite and the second stage of the Long March 5 was due to take place at T+1714 seconds, almost 30 minutes after launch. The rocket uses environmentally friendly fuel, including kerosene, liquid hydrogen, and liquid oxygen, rather than highly-toxic propellants. The Long March 5 is a key part of China's human spaceflight and planetary exploration plans. (more...)
Pacers Trade Paul George to the OKC Thunder Pacers Trade Paul George to the OKC Thunder
- July 02, 2017

George 27, played his first 7 seasons in IN leading them to the eastern conference finals in 2012. Paul George's trade to Oklahoma City makes both the Thunder and the National Basketball Association better - and it makes for a more compelling Western Conference - but its impact isn't as positive on the fantasy side of things. (more...)
Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Lacazette will leave Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Lacazette will leave
- July 01, 2017

This clears the way for Arsenal to pursue a deal, but Lyon have shown no signs of a willingness to accept a bid below around £50million. Atletico Madrid were set to sign the Frenchman this summer, but their transfer ban means they can not register new players until January. (more...)
List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
- June 22, 2017

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. Shortly after 7 a.m., he began shooting at a group of congressmen and their aides who were in the middle of a practice session. Duncan and Brooks were at the practice. Most mass killers "arguably suffered from some form of mental instability", at least temporarily, the Congressional Research Service concluded in a 2015 report . (more...)
Queen s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit Queen s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit
- June 22, 2017

Talks between the Tories and the DUP have been underway since the election resulted in a hung parliament , and Downing Street even wrongly announced 10 days ago that agreement had been reached. "The fact is that over 80 per cent of the electorate backed the two major parties, both of whom campaigned on manifestos that said we should honour the democratic decision of the British people". (more...)
The Venom Movie And Spider-Man: Homecoming Might Be Connected After All The Venom Movie And Spider-Man: Homecoming Might Be Connected After All
- June 21, 2017

And, contrary to reports, the door isn't closed on Tom Holland showing up in them. What's perhaps even more confusing though is what's going on with Venom . The frustration lide with the revelation that these movies would not only have ZERO ties to the new Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man, but there would be no Spider-Man in this world at all! "I mean, they'll be adjuncts to it, they may be different locations, but it will all still be in the same world and they will be connected to ... (more...)
Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom
- June 20, 2017

In his opening segment on the show, Oliver noted that the Cosby case supplied viewers "with one of the single weirdest moments of the year ", when, following the announcement of a hung jury, Cosby yelled his famous Fat Albert catch phrase, "Hey, hey, hey!" as he exited the courthouse. (more...)
Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
- June 20, 2017

Sunday Night , and all Sunday originals, was again overwhelmed by sports this week. Kelly's first episode came out high, averaging 6.2 million viewers, while her second episode dipped down to 3.6 million viewers and was dwarfed by competitor 60 Minutes . (more...)
Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer
- June 20, 2017

Last week, Spicer and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus contacted conservative commentator Laura Ingraham about the role of press secretary and Daily Mail editor David Martosko about the role of communications director, according to Politico . (more...)

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