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Letterman Nabs Obama as First Guest for New Netflix Show Letterman Nabs Obama as First Guest for New Netflix Show
- January 06, 2018

So we weren't surprised to learn last summer that David Letterman was putting together an original series for Netflix . The first episode will premiere on Friday, January 12, 2018 with each subsequent episode streaming monthly from February to June. (more...)
'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain 'Jeopardy' host Trebek has surgery for blood clots on brain
- January 05, 2018

Using the same tone he employs to distill hard subjects on the show, Trebek explains that after taking a fall two months ago he suffered a "slight medical problem, subdural hematoma, blood clots on the brain". Trebek said he is taking medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove a subdural hematoma that formed after he fell and hit his head in October. (more...)
Mickey Gilley Injured in Car Accident Mickey Gilley Injured in Car Accident
- January 05, 2018

Mickey Gilley , per a press release, suffered a broken right shoulder and a broken ankle, as well as some bumps and bruises. Country music artist Gilley and his son were injured in a auto accident in Texas, but both are recovering after minor injuries. (more...)
'Game Of Thrones' Will Officially Return In 2019 With Season 8 'Game Of Thrones' Will Officially Return In 2019 With Season 8
- January 05, 2018

Production of the final season started in October and filming is expected to last until mid-2018. HBO has confirmed that the show will return in 2019 for a six-episode final season, but the cable broadcaster has not specified the exact date or month. (more...)
Fans haven't taken too kindly to Justin Timberlake's new single, 'Filthy' Fans haven't taken too kindly to Justin Timberlake's new single, 'Filthy'
- January 05, 2018

Longtime fans of Justin Timberlake were thrilled when he announced earlier this week that his fifth studio album, Man Of The Woods, would be released on February 2 , two days before he performs at the Super Bowl. Get " Filthy " with J.T. below. Despite the change in aesthetic, elements of Timberlake's known sound remain, as " Filthy " shows. Man of the Woods drops Feb 2 and features contributions from Chris Stapleton, Alicia Keys, the Neptunes and more. (more...)
Paris Hilton and boyfriend Chris Zylka are engaged Paris Hilton and boyfriend Chris Zylka are engaged
- January 03, 2018

Hilton said in her Instagram caption that she feels "like the luckiest girl in the world". Paris Hilton spent the holidays being swept up in a fairytale-worthy proposal from beau Chris Zylka on the top of a mountain in Aspen, and she's got the ring candy to show for it. (more...)
She's Gotta Have It Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix She's Gotta Have It Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix
- January 03, 2018

DeWise notes that she can't wait to return to work, but it's not yet known when production will begin. On social media, both Spike Lee himself and star DeWanda Wise are confirming the show is set for Season 2. Lee broke his story down into 10 episodes for the inaugural season in the hopes of being able to continue to tell Nola's story in an ongoing Netflix series. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Pens Emotional Message to Medical Professionals After Son's Hospital Stay Kim Kardashian Pens Emotional Message to Medical Professionals After Son's Hospital Stay
- January 03, 2018

He's so resilient I'm sure he will still say the ambulance ride was cool! Kardashian's son with husband Kanye West was taken to an L.A. hospital Thursday with pneumonia , reports TMZ , where his parents watched over him until he was released Saturday. (more...)
Premiere Date For Season 2 Of A Series of Unfortunate Events Premiere Date For Season 2 Of A Series of Unfortunate Events
- January 03, 2018

After debuting in 2017, Netflix has revealed that the second helping of the Lemony Snicket adaptation will be released on March 30, and the first trailer has promised that there's plenty more unpleasantness on the way. Season two, which covers books 5 through 9, continues as the Baudelaire children move from a boarding school to a fancy penthouse apartment, a vile village, and a few other depressing and short-lived homes. (more...)
TMC, Left to insist on referring triple talaq bill to select committee TMC, Left to insist on referring triple talaq bill to select committee
- January 03, 2018

Similarly, they should ensure smooth passage of the bill in the Rajya Sabha, he added. While it had pointed to lacunae in the bill, demanded some of its "draconian" measures be amended and that it be sent to a standing committee of Parliament, the Congress had supported the bill in the Lok Sabha , as had the Left parties and Trinamool Congress. (more...)
Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit from music publisher alleging copyright infringement Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit from music publisher alleging copyright infringement
- January 03, 2018

In the complaint , Wixen alleges that Spotify is guilty of streaming 10,874 songs they administer without proper licensing or compensation and is seeking $150,000 per song to bring the total award up to $1.6 billion. Another lawsuit was brought against Spotify past year, spearheaded by Bob Gaudio - a founding member of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Instead, the company says it "was and is desirous of sitting down with Spotify to work out an amicable settlement for its past ... (more...)
Surprise! Maria Menounos gets married on New Year's Eve live broadcast
- January 02, 2018

Considering all that Maria has been through recently , this couldn't have come at a more flawless time! 39-year-old Menounos surprised her parents and mother who is now battling stage-four brain cancer with a New Years Eve wedding. "She said, "Unless you and Keven want to get married", Maria toldPeople. "I've been talking to Beth Stern [and] Howard Stern for about a year, coming up with a date to do a surprise wedding on his show", Undergaro, who proposed to Menounos on Stern's show in ... (more...)
Jessica Alba gives birth on New Year's Eve Jessica Alba gives birth on New Year's Eve
- January 02, 2018

Jessica Alba announced the pregnancy on her Instagram account on July 24, 2017, accompanied by her two daughters: Honor and Haven . She furthermore included the hashtag #familyof5. In November, Alba shared that her daughter, Haven , was especially excited to have a baby brother. She named the boy Hayes Alba Warren . "I felt so loved and I [love] u all to pieces". (more...)
Kendall Jenner Isn't Pregnant, She Just Likes Bagels Kendall Jenner Isn't Pregnant, She Just Likes Bagels
- January 02, 2018

In the caption, Kendall simply wrote "loner life ". But, instead of focusing on Jenner's dress, her photo , or even her caption, fans instead started to flood her feed with the same question: "Are you pregnant?" The news comes amid reports that Kylie is due to give birth imminently, with the make-up guru keeping largely out of the spotlight ever since it was first speculated that she is pregnant with her first child. (more...)
Amazon.com (AMZN) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.13
- January 01, 2018

Mechanics Bank Trust Department who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $563.54B market cap company. Bluestein R H reported 68,412 shares. Guggenheim reissued a "buy" rating and set a $1,400.00 price objective on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Thursday, December 14th. (more...)
Banner Hung at Pence's House: 'Make America Gay Again' Banner Hung at Pence's House: 'Make America Gay Again'
- January 01, 2018

The flag was hung on a stone post by the daughters of the family who lives next door to the house where Pence is staying, a friend of the young women, Shannon Slade, told the Aspen Times . He has also been accused of being a proponent of "conversion therapy", a practice which purports to change individuals' sexual orientation via spiritual intervention. (more...)
Warning issued on pipe freezes Warning issued on pipe freezes
- December 31, 2017

Pipes are known to freeze when the temperature dips below thirty degrees and water in the pipes can freeze just as easily as water out in the open. Experts also suggest you using an indoor valve to shut off and drain water from pipes leading to outside faucets . (more...)
New Year's Eve 2018: Watch Mariah Carey, Camila Cabello, BTS and More New Year's Eve 2018: Watch Mariah Carey, Camila Cabello, BTS and More
- December 31, 2017

Carey hit a snafu in New Year's Rockin' Eve 2017 when a backing track played by itself and she stopped performing. The Dick Clark show will celebrate the new year across America's time zones, heading down to New Orleans with Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon and Lucy Hale to see 2018 kick off in the Central Time Zone. (more...)
'Doctor Who' fans cheer first female Doctor's debut 'Doctor Who' fans cheer first female Doctor's debut
- December 30, 2017

The good news is that it's very easy to watch Doctor Who in the UK. Knowing this allows Moffat to play around with his characters and show how, despite being an inherently good and heroic character that travels all of time and space righting wrongs, the Doctor is also a fascinatingly flawed individual - one that is nonetheless capable of embracing change. (more...)
Beyoncé Accepts Jay-Z's Cheating Confession In New Beyoncé Accepts Jay-Z's Cheating Confession In New "Family Feud" Video Teaser
- December 30, 2017

The religious scene is interspersed with flashes of a couple having sex - most likely a reference to his cheating. See more photos from the "Family Feud" video here . He also said his painful childhood has affected who he is today, including how he behaves with women. "You go into survival mode, and when you go into survival mode what happen (sic)?" Then earlier this year - finally! - the rapper admitted in an interview with The New York Times that he "shut down emotionally". (more...)
Oregon Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Lose Appeal Oregon Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Lose Appeal
- December 30, 2017

In its decision, the Oregon Court of Appeals upheld an administrative law judge's ruling that Melissa and Aaron Klein , owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, violated a public accommodations law barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. (more...)
Meghan Markle Has The Most Relatable New Year's Resolutions
- December 30, 2017

On Christmas, Meghan joined her fiancée's family for church service, marking the first time ever that the royals have included someone in holiday traditions who wasn't yet part of their family. She has a large family. We made it so that she had two houses. No one was estranged, she was just too busy. Meg's family (our family) is complete with sister, brother, aunts, uncles, cousins and the glue of our family, our fantastic completely self-sacrificing father. (more...)
Sun Returns Friday-Extreme Cold Next Week Sun Returns Friday-Extreme Cold Next Week
- December 30, 2017

Bianca Villanueva, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service , says temperatures will drop Saturday night and into Sunday. Temperatures will be down into the low 20s to ring in the new year and with a north wind of 10 miles per hour real feels will be in the low teens. (more...)
'Dangerous wind chills' forecast for Wednesday; wintry mix possible during weekend 'Dangerous wind chills' forecast for Wednesday; wintry mix possible during weekend
- December 29, 2017

The wind will likely be active, so it will be about as cold as it gets around here for New Year's. We'll fall into the single digits by Saturday and Sunday! Chilly weather is expected to freeze the Lower Hudson Valley this week. If you plan to celebrate New Year's Eve outside, layers will be key. A wind chill advisory is set to expire at 12 p.m., though cold temperatures will persist through next week. (more...)
Ohio Teenagers Charged with Murder After Allegedly Throwing Sandbag from Overpass Ohio Teenagers Charged with Murder After Allegedly Throwing Sandbag from Overpass
- December 29, 2017

He died on Friday . Police say 22- year- old Marquise Byrd was a passenger in the front seat of his friend's auto on December 19 when a sandbag went through the car's windshield that was thrown from the overpass by the boys. "No, my windshield is, like, smashed up". "There were statements made by these youths admitting that they were throwing rocks", Lori Olender, deputy chief of the juvenile division in the county prosecutor's office said. (more...)