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CMAs Honoree Dolly Parton Serenaded With Her Own Hits by Carrie Underwood CMAs Honoree Dolly Parton Serenaded With Her Own Hits by Carrie Underwood
- November 04, 2016

And of course, a Dolly Parton tribute wouldn't be complete without "I Will Always Love You", which was performed by all the women (minus Pentatonix). The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2012 and recognizes "an iconic artist who has attained the highest degree of recognition in country music [and] who has achieved both national and global prominence and stature through concert performances, humanitarian efforts, philanthropy, record sales and public ... (more...)
Michiana celebrates Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years Michiana celebrates Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years
- November 04, 2016

Like many die-hard Cubs fans, Bill Murray has finally been rewarded for his allegiance to Chicago's lovable losers with the team's first World Series title since 1908. In came lefthander Mike Montgomery, who induced Martinez to ground out and launch the celebration with thousands of Cubs supporters staying on to sing the "Go Cubs Go" team song after the four hour 28 minute battle. (more...)
CMA Awards 2016: Beyonce hits Nashville with the Dixie Chicks CMA Awards 2016: Beyonce hits Nashville with the Dixie Chicks
- November 04, 2016

Wearing a low-cut sparkling gold gown with puffy shoulders, Beyonce looked confident and poised as she belted out the track from her album Lemonade . The Country Music Association Awards, on the other hand, don't always get their due. "It's a real story that she tells about what's going on in her life growing up". (more...)
Celebrating Halloween In Style: Taylor Swift Borrows 'Deadpool' Costume From Ryan Reynolds Celebrating Halloween In Style: Taylor Swift Borrows 'Deadpool' Costume From Ryan Reynolds
- November 04, 2016

Taylor opted for the Deadpool ensemble as she hosted a party for Halloween , where celebrity guests included Gigi Hadid and Camila Cabello. "Thanks [Ryan Reynolds] for this costume", she captioned the photo. Ms. Swift, I have to seriously tip my hat to you for your Halloween costume. Barbie Bey! Beyonce, Jay Z, and Blue Ivy upped their Halloween costume game on Monday, stepping out as some of the most iconic toys of all time. (more...)
Murder trial against former SC police officer begins Thursday
- November 04, 2016

North Charleston Police Sgt. Scott Hille (HILL), called by the prosecution to introduce the video, was asked by the defense if it showed anything unprofessional in Slager's behavior in handling the stop. Savage suggested it was "preposterous" that Slager intentionally sought to harm Scott as he began his day's patrol. Lawyers for the 34-year-old former cop argued in their opening statement that Slager was acting in self-defense. (more...)
Disney has their biggest ever year at the box-office
- November 04, 2016

Their aqcuisitions of Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm , combined with the wildly successful Pixar Animation, has set them up for box office dominance. Still in release, it is the #1 film of the year domestically and the #7 domestic release of all time. Those films should close the $1 billion gap that exists between Disney's current theatrical revenues and the record established by Universal. (more...)
Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson Share Pics From Their Secret Wedding Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson Share Pics From Their Secret Wedding
- November 03, 2016

Now, the couple is sharing photos from their fairy-tale wedding, which People magazine reports was officiated by Peter Carlisle , Michael's agent and longtime friend. 'I had to keep it secret from y'all. "I had to keep it hush hush from you guys", because, as he says, "Gotta' always have something, guys". "But Nicole and I are married". (more...)
Mariah Risks Church's Wrath & Blames Scientology For Packer Split Mariah Risks Church's Wrath & Blames Scientology For Packer Split
- November 03, 2016

Is there no chance left for Nick Cannon, 36, and Mariah Carey, 46? "James had huge reservations about Mariah's new reality TV show and the fact that she was willing to expose their lives to the world". Carey's rep also noted on Thursday that the fight between the singer and Packer "was not because of any cheating allegations or excessive spending by Mariah ". (more...)
Clinton, Melania Trump coming to Pennsylvania Clinton, Melania Trump coming to Pennsylvania
- November 03, 2016

In that interview she also shared what her priorities would be as first lady. "She's written a handsome speech and she's a wonderful person", Conway said. The announcement comes as Donald Trump and Mike Pence appear together to speak at a private event in a King of Prussia hotel late Tuesday morning. Mrs Trump has largely avoided the spotlight since her infamous speech at the Republican National Convention in July, which had been largely plagarised from a speech given by Michelle Obama ... (more...)
President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on Kimmel; Disses Trump President Obama Reads Mean Tweets on Kimmel; Disses Trump
- November 03, 2016

He noted that his two opponents, John McCain and Mitt Romney, were "both honorable men". Obama's witty response: "Well.at least I will go down as a President", followed by a phone drop. Trump appeared to be referring to a report from The Daily Caller, which cited Obama's response to an OH supporter in 2008 who asked to be reassured "that this election will not be rigged or stolen". (more...)
November's PlayStation Plus games November's PlayStation Plus games
- November 03, 2016

For the previous-generation console, the PlayStation 3, fans will be able to download the third installment in the Colin McRae Rally sub-series, " Dirt 3 ", for free for the whole month of November. The first-person adventure game takes place in a small English village where its inhabitants have disappeared. PlayStation Plus members may also enjoy " Dirt 3 " and " Costume Quest 2 " that are available on PS3. (more...)
Bob Dylan accepts Nobel Prize for Literature; ends his long silence
- November 02, 2016

Swedish writer Per Wastberg accused Dylan of being "impolite and arrogant", and said it was "unprecedented" that the academy did not know if Dylan meant to pick up his award. The Nobel Foundation said in a statement that Dylan this week told Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy , that he now accepts the prize. (more...)
Hinchcliffe achieves 'Dancing' perfection with fill-in partner Hinchcliffe achieves 'Dancing' perfection with fill-in partner
- November 02, 2016

TMZ notes that it is a knee injury that is plaguing Sharna Burgess and that she'll be out for 3-6 weeks. She'd noted that 'My knees are my money-makers, so I really don't want to lose one.' According to the magazine, Johnson was scheduled to assist Burgess during rehearsal, so she might already be familiar with the pertinent choreography. (more...)
Prescott rallies Cowboys to OT win over Eagles 29-23 Prescott rallies Cowboys to OT win over Eagles 29-23
- November 01, 2016

The Eagles have the league's No. 1-ranked red-zone defense, and Hicks showed why with his first pick of the season. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws a pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Oct. (more...)
Why all your Facebook friends are suddenly checking in at Standing Rock Why all your Facebook friends are suddenly checking in at Standing Rock
- November 01, 2016

Protesters say the project would disrupt cultural artifacts and hurt drinking water sources on the Standing Rock Sioux's nearby reservation, according to the AP. Over a dozen people stood outside San Francisco Citibank headquarters to send a message to and stand in solidarity with Standing Rock. Braun, of South Dakota, was among the first to set up the original Sacred Stones Camp in April. (more...)
The Walking Dead season 7 spoilers: The Well recap & The Cell spoilers! The Walking Dead season 7 spoilers: The Well recap & The Cell spoilers!
- November 01, 2016

Find out more about how you can get FOX UK here. Carol's reaction to her freakish new pantomime environment was priceless, delving back into her naïve housewife routine as she was confronted with a dreadlocked man who calls himself royalty. (more...)
Watch out for Benedict Cumberbatch as Dormammu in Doctor Strange Watch out for Benedict Cumberbatch as Dormammu in Doctor Strange
- November 01, 2016

With Benedict Cumberbatch starring as Stephen Strange , who is guided by the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) to become the supreme sorcerer, Doctor Strange looks like it could herald a new dawn for Marvel Studios. This is because Doctor Strange goes up against mystical and supernatural forces that are beyond the perceptions of both heroes. Note also that Thor asks Doctor Strange to help him find his father Odin. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian And Tristan Thompson Got Extra Close For Halloween Khloe Kardashian And Tristan Thompson Got Extra Close For Halloween
- November 01, 2016

It is something the recently revamped reality star wants behind her. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the Cleveland Cavaliers player certainly put on some serious PDA. "But the minute TT falls off or comes to practices late and begins to act like Mr. Diva, or trying to be the star of the team just because he's all in the press with Khloe , Bron will have a problem with that", a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. (more...)
Close wins becoming routine for No. 3 Clemson
- October 31, 2016

After Florida State took a 34-29 lead, Clemson scored with 2:06 left to stay undefeated. The Seminoles turned two Clemson turnovers into 14 points, and they twice held the Tigers to field goals after entering the red zone. Had his (other) big run not been called back, the junior would have surpassed 200 yards for the fourth time in his career. They didn't. Deshaun Watson led the Tigers on a 10-play, 75-yard drive, which cut the deficit to 28-26. (more...)
Kim Kardashian thieves 'weren't there for jewels' Kim Kardashian thieves 'weren't there for jewels'
- October 29, 2016

While a Kim Kardashian divorce has yet to be confirmed, Celeb Dirty Laundry reports that the couple recently had a huge fight. But the robbers still wanted money after one of the robbers pocketed the ring. 'She doesn't feel as anxious any more, ' added the insider. Kim discreetly slipped in and out of her husband's last concert on October 27 - check out the new photos of her right here! "She cancelled everything and if there is ever a time that she needed Kanye by her side, it was ... (more...)
Tim Miller Will Not Return to Direct Deadpool 2 Tim Miller Will Not Return to Direct Deadpool 2
- October 29, 2016

Plans for the second instalment of the black comedy were sent into disarray earlier this week as director Tim Miller abandoned the project due to "creative differences" with Ryan Reynolds. Leitch is also attached to direct Cowboy Ninja Viking starring Chris Prat and Sony's adaptation of Valiant's acclaimed comic book Bloodshot , if that ever happens. (more...)
Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar when she launched her career
- October 29, 2016

Joanne is available to buy on Apple Music and stream on services such as Spotify. "But you know, to the world "quitting music" means one thing and to me its means another". We will see what she has in store for the complete LP. I love all different kinds of music and this is just what I wrote. This time , she was thinking of "this woman in middle America with hair pulled back, no makeup and jewelry heirlooms from her family, a sweatshirt you'd buy at the drugstore, a kid in one hand, ... (more...)
Sanders urges government to kill AT&T-Time Warner merger Sanders urges government to kill AT&T-Time Warner merger
- October 29, 2016

AT&T is the second-largest mobile network operator in the United States of America and the third-largest cable TV provider, while Time Warner controls a valuable stable of entertainment content suppliers. A year ago federal regulators blocked Comcast's purchase of Time Warner Cable (spun off from Time Warner in 2009), arguing it would have concentrated too much power in a massive internet gatekeeper at a time when online video is trying to flourish. (more...)
Daisy Ridley Explains Why Star Wars' Rey Isn't A Mary Sue Daisy Ridley Explains Why Star Wars' Rey Isn't A Mary Sue
- October 29, 2016

She's just doing what she thinks is the right thing. After deactivating her Instagram, she quickly reactivated it to explain her choice: "I just want to be on my phone less! So for me, I was just confused". She does raise a good point, and one that has been raised by others in the past, that Luke and even Anakin before him were seen as all-powerful and near-perfect characters with talents far beyond their age. (more...)
Trump's comment on rigging of elections is risky: Obama Trump's comment on rigging of elections is risky: Obama
- October 29, 2016

The room was still tense following Trump's harsh jokes, but the former New York Senator did the best she could to lightening the mood, Smith said. "You can't take care of the White House or the country", Trump said, paraphrasing a memorably harsh remark that Michelle Obama made of Clinton when she ran for the 2008 Democratic nomination against fellow senator Barack Obama. (more...)