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Stevie Wonder tearfully recalls his final words to Aretha Franklin Stevie Wonder tearfully recalls his final words to Aretha Franklin
- August 19, 2018

Aretha Franklin's voice was a pure, painful, and unforgettable expression of American history and American feeling, the collective experience of black Americans and her own life. Tributes have been pouring in from celebrities and past and present presidents, honoring the "Queen of Soul". Franklin was actually in Denver three years prior to her scheduled Red Rocks performance. (more...)
Possible Drug Identified In Demi Lovato's Overdose Possible Drug Identified In Demi Lovato's Overdose
- August 17, 2018

The dealer - who the singer had reportedly been seeing since April - stayed overnight but allegedly fled the scene when he noticed that Demi was breathing heavily in bed and it wasn't until 11:30 the next morning that her staff found her unconscious. (more...)
Tiger Woods lurking at PGA Championship Tiger Woods lurking at PGA Championship
- August 13, 2018

Meanwhile, Koepka will take a two-shot lead over Australian Adam Scott into the final round on Monday after shooting a four-under 66 that left him at 12-under for the tournament. "You're never going to win another golf tournament again". Now Koepka has to hold off a wide circle of PGA contenders that's heavy on instant name recognition and, in Woods, that includes arguably the greatest golfer ever trying to write one of the game's greatest tales. (more...)
Michael Moore Gives Early Look at New Documentary FAHRENHEIT 11/9 Michael Moore Gives Early Look at New Documentary FAHRENHEIT 11/9
- August 12, 2018

That city's water supply was poisoned when, in 2014, its source was switched from Lake Huron and the Detroit River to the cheaper Flint River, whose water flow was exposed to lead contamination. This time Moore digs deep into the American culture to ask two provocative questions about the "Trump era": How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out? He hopes this film will "end the madness" that people seem content to let continue. (more...)
Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream
- August 11, 2018

He said: "I have my players, I like my players, I like to work with my players". United fans were overjoyed; Leicester fans could not believe their misfortune; and fans of every other team just seemed to find it hilarious. He is a great manager, I really enjoyed working with him. And Pogba had the hosts in front from a penalty kick before three minutes, burying his attempt from the spot after a slow run up following a Daniel Amartey handball in the box. (more...)
Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of not paying enough child support Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of not paying enough child support
- August 09, 2018

Her attorney has filed for the papers in the Los Angeles Superior Court stating that the two parties return to single status by the end of the year. CNN has reached out to both Pitt and Jolie's representatives for comment. Initially, she sought sole physical custody of their six children, Maddox , 17; Pax , 14; Zahara , 13; Shiloh , 12; and twins Knox and Vivienne , 10, though Pitt later filed for joint custody. (more...)
Marvel Fans React to Disney and Fox Merger Deal Approval Marvel Fans React to Disney and Fox Merger Deal Approval
- July 28, 2018

Gerson Zweifach , general counsel of 21st Century Fox , told Fox shareholders that the merger is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019, Variety reports. When the Fox deal closes, Disney will become the majority owner of the video-streaming service. Let us know in the comment section before Disney acquires us as well! After Disney upped its offer, Comcast backed down. (more...)
Danica Patrick makes ESPYs history as first woman to host Danica Patrick makes ESPYs history as first woman to host
- July 23, 2018

It's the couple's first official appearance since confirming their relationship in January. Patrick revealed she is now the "biggest Packers fan", but that was not always the case, as she grew up rooting for the team's rival the Chicago Bears. (more...)
Russian 'agent' held on charges of seeking to infiltrate U.S. government Russian 'agent' held on charges of seeking to infiltrate U.S. government
- July 21, 2018

Putin and Trump sat down for their first summit in Helsinki on Monday, an event that sparked a storm of criticism in the United States after Trump refused to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 USA election, comments he later appeared to backtrack on. (more...)
Comcast bows out of Fox deal, thus ceding victory to Disney Comcast bows out of Fox deal, thus ceding victory to Disney
- July 20, 2018

As The Walt Disney Co . celebrates the end of its costly bidding war with Comcast Corp. over 21st Century Fox , attention shifts to a secondary front across the Atlantic. We wondered how far this race would last, we need wonder no more as Comcast have officially pulled out of the deal to acquire Fox. The cable provider said it would instead focus on its fight with Fox for the British broadcaster Sky . (more...)
Netflix shares fall 14% after it misses subscriber, revenue expectations Netflix shares fall 14% after it misses subscriber, revenue expectations
- July 18, 2018

Worldwide subscriber net additions are projected at 4.35 million, again, below the average 5.095 million. Wall Street watches them closely and even a slight miss can... And if you've noticed more billboards for " Stranger Things " and " The Crown " of late - two shows that helped make Netflix the most-nominated network for the Emmys last week - there's a good reason. (more...)
Kate Middleton & Prince Louis Are All Smiles in New Christening Photo
- July 17, 2018

The palace tweeted this morning: "The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do". The Royal Family released official photos from Prince Louis' christening . The christening photos were captured by photographer Matt Holyoak and four of them have now been released to the public. The prince and his family were joined by newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex, as well as Kate Middleton's sister Pippa ... (more...)
Serena Williams’s husband posts emotional tribute to Wimbledon runner-up Serena Williams’s husband posts emotional tribute to Wimbledon runner-up
- July 16, 2018

So steady, so patient, so accurate throughout, she never really gave Williams much of a chance this time, putting together a 6-3, 6-3 victory Saturday for her first championship at the All England Club and third major overall. With three grand slam titles, Kerber is now fourth among active players, behind Serena Williams , Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova. "I was really happy to get this far", Williams during an on-court interview with the BBC. (more...)
Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title
- July 15, 2018

After all the time away, Williams spoke about being impressed with herself for just reaching the final. "I also needed to find the motivation after 2016, which was incredible". She dropped just one set en route to her match with Serena. Two unforced errors helped Serena to break back at love and level at 2-2. The 11th-seeded Angelique Kerber took advantage of an error-strewn performance by seven-times champion Serena Williams to become the first German woman to win the title since ... (more...)
Maisie Williams bids bloody farewell to Game of Thrones Maisie Williams bids bloody farewell to Game of Thrones
- July 10, 2018

Maisie Williams , who plays Arya Stark on HBO's Game of Thrones , has apparently completed her last day of filming for the show's eighth and final season. She has left people confused and wondering whether Arya sits on the Iron Throne when really she goes out and fights the Night King? Arya's journey from the youngest Stark girl in the first episodes to the ferocious assassin ready to murder Little Finger and anyone standing in her way, involves plenty of spilled blood. (more...)
Apple Music narrows Spotify’s lead in U.S. music market Apple Music narrows Spotify’s lead in U.S. music market
- July 10, 2018

Well, it didn't take that long because according to industry sources, Apple's music streaming service already has more paying USA customers than its rival. And sure enough, the worldwide figures for Spotify and Apple Music show a spread that is more in line with what one would expect. Looked at more broadly, however, Apple serves what should be a fairly narrow market of iPhone owners, where Spotify is popular on both Android and iPhone. (more...)
Ant-Man and the Wasp Is Certified Fresh Ant-Man and the Wasp Is Certified Fresh
- July 07, 2018

Wired has linked up with the cast of Marvel's latest hyped movie , Ant-Man and The Wasp, to answer the internet's most-searched questions surrounding the movie . From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: "Ant-Man and The Wasp". Mar-vell has a history with Thanos in the comics, so his connection to Carol Danvers should prove important. (more...)
Costa lifts Spain to 1-0 win over Iran Costa lifts Spain to 1-0 win over Iran
- June 23, 2018

Diego Costa has denied stamping on Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand after scoring the only goal for Spain in the hard-fought victory over the middle eastern nation on Wednesday. Hierro, who scored 29 goals in an 89-cap career with Spain , was promoted from his role as sporting director in time for their crunch opener with Portugal. (more...)
FOX Accepts Higher Cash Bid From Disney - Dealing A Blow To Comcast FOX Accepts Higher Cash Bid From Disney - Dealing A Blow To Comcast
- June 21, 2018

As you may recall, months back, Disney put a bid of $52.4 billion to acquire most of 21st Century Fox's assets, minus Fox News, Fox Business Network, and Fox Sports, which will be spun off into a separate company. 'We remain convinced that the combination of 21CF's iconic assets, brands and franchises with Disney's will create one of the greatest, most innovative companies in the world, ' he said in a statement . (more...)
Captain Kolarov fires Serbia to victory over Costa Rica Captain Kolarov fires Serbia to victory over Costa Rica
- June 21, 2018

Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia , Kolarov's goal remains the difference between the two sides as Serbia win the FIFA World Cup 2018, group E opener 1-0. The Ticos were the surprise of the last World Cup , reaching the quarterfinals in Brazil before being ousted by the Netherlands on penalties. "I don't want to do the maths yet", he said. (more...)
Google Think Salman is the 'Worst Bollywood Actor'? Google Think Salman is the 'Worst Bollywood Actor'?
- June 19, 2018

Till now, Race 3 has grossed Rs 138.41 crore (nett Rs 106.47 crore) and Rs 55 crore in the worldwide markets. On Day 1, the film raked in Rs 29.17 crore. So how did his film perform at the Chennai Box Office? The critics have never been a fan of Salman , the actor. "It's like the film is part of people's celebrations and they come in hordes even if the reviews don't match expectations". (more...)
'Acrobat' Schmeichel earns praise after denying Peru 'Acrobat' Schmeichel earns praise after denying Peru
- June 19, 2018

After the penalty, he stayed in there, he was asking for the ball. Peru's forward Paolo Guerrero (C) vies for the ball with teammates during a training session at the Arena Khimki stadium, outside Moscow, on June 11, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup . (more...)
Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
- June 18, 2018

On the way to that latter title, Germany saw off Mexico , who have themselves grown under the tutelage of Juan Carlos Osorio, in charge since 2015. Not only were fans in tears, but players and coaches were as well . Germany then dominated but when it broke through the Mexican defense, the shooting was poor. (more...)
Meghan Markle joins the Queen for joint royal outing Meghan Markle joins the Queen for joint royal outing
- June 15, 2018

Last week, the duchess did so again when she attended the Trooping the Colour parade in an off-the shoulder dress. "This hand-to-ear touch looks like a partial cut-off gesture, meaning it is a slight barrier that is formed when she is under scrutiny or pressure". (more...)
US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals
- June 15, 2018

Russian Federation looked more purposeful from the start as they poured into the vast spaces on both flanks and it was no surprise when they opened the scoring after 12 minutes as Gazinsky was left unmarked to nod home Golovin's deep left-wing cross. (more...)
Title of new Wonder Woman movie revealed Title of new Wonder Woman movie revealed
- June 15, 2018

Jenkins shared a picture of Pine decked out in a brown tracksuit, reports Access. She captioned the snap, "Welcome to WONDER WOMAN 1984 , Steve Trevor! ". It stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman , Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as the villain Cheetah , and Pedro Pascal in an unknown role. Any ideas what shenanigans Wonder Woman is up to in 1984? It has already been hinted that Wonder Woman 1984 will have espionage and thriller elements. (more...)
'Shy' singer blows away America's Got Talent judges 'Shy' singer blows away America's Got Talent judges
- June 14, 2018

Tyra Banks serves as host while Howie Mandel , Mel B , Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell serves as judges . Launching into Otis Redding's 'Hard to Handle' , Courtney left the judges and everyone in the crowd completely speechless - jaws basically dropped everywhere. (more...)
Otto Warmbier's parents: ‘Hopefully something positive' will come from Trump-Kim summit Otto Warmbier's parents: ‘Hopefully something positive' will come from Trump-Kim summit
- June 13, 2018

I'm not trying to bring democracy to North Korea". Moreover, Trump's zealousness for making a deal likely prevented him from pressing Kim on other issues, such as North Korea's missile programs and the nation's appalling and rampant human rights abuses. (more...)
'Wonder Woman 2' Logo Revealed, Reconfirms Film Will Take Place in '80s 'Wonder Woman 2' Logo Revealed, Reconfirms Film Will Take Place in '80s
- June 03, 2018

The logo reads "WW84", which possibly suggests the upcoming film will be set in 1984. As you recall, the first film began in modern times, then flashed back to 1917 when Diana Prince first became known as Wonder Woman . Pedro Pascal , last seen playing Javier Peña on Netflix's Narcos , is also among the newcomers joining the Wonder Woman franchise. Rumors about the film's setting surfaced a year ago, claiming it will take place during the tail end of the Cold War and see Diana battling ... (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Caught on Camera Groping Shocked Accuser Harvey Weinstein Caught on Camera Groping Shocked Accuser
- June 02, 2018

The lawsuit accuses Weinstein of running offices at the movie companies he controlled - Miramax and then the Weinstein Company - and hotel rooms like a "casting couch", and says this was "a choice facilitated and condoned by Miramax, the Weinstein Company and its board of directors". (more...)
Star Wars boss wants to give Lando his own movie after all Star Wars boss wants to give Lando his own movie after all
- May 18, 2018

Not before another Han and Chewie movie. Premiere blames a miscommunication between Kennedy and the interviewer for the previous erroneous quote. His banter with Han Solo is definitely seen as being flirtatious in the film , for example. Honestly, it may have been better to START there instead of 'Solo '. (more...)
Marvel Boss Teases New Movie Featuring Muslim Female Superhero Ms Marvel Marvel Boss Teases New Movie Featuring Muslim Female Superhero Ms Marvel
- May 16, 2018

Marvel . Still unknown, the true title of Avengers 4 is supposedly a spoiler for Infinity War and will be revealed once sufficient time has passed for the first movie to sink in, according to directors Joe and Anthony Russo . Infinity War posted the biggest opening days in South Korea ($39.2 million), Mexico ($25.1 million), Brazil ($18.8 million), the Philippines ($12.5 million), Thailand ($10 million), Indonesia ($9.6 million) and Malaysia ($8.4 million). (more...)
EKITI APC GOV PRIMARY: Why Fayemi walked out of meeting with Tinubu EKITI APC GOV PRIMARY: Why Fayemi walked out of meeting with Tinubu
- May 11, 2018

Numerous key aspirants in Ekiti are believed to be in attendance at Tuesday's meeting. May 11 has been announced as the new date for the primary. One of the aspirants, Ajayi Olowo revealed this to newsmen after a meeting they held with the APC National Working Committee . (more...)
AM Show not feeling the love for Meghan Markle AM Show not feeling the love for Meghan Markle
- May 11, 2018

The waxworks will go on public show the day before the wedding . This week, Madame Tussauds London unveiled a wax figure of Prince Harry's betrothed, and for once, the figurine actually does its subject justice. The attraction said it will offer free entry to guests named Meghan or Harry on the day of the royal wedding - but only for one day. Her parents will also meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles . (more...)
John McCain Reportedly Wants Barack Obama, George W. Bush to Give Eulogies John McCain Reportedly Wants Barack Obama, George W. Bush to Give Eulogies
- May 07, 2018

He rebukes the President for praising worldwide "tyrants", discrediting the media, ignoring human rights and demeaning refugees. The most moving passages in the book are McCain's reflections on his fate and his farewell to his family . (more...)

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