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Kendrick Lamar And Beyoncé Reportedly To Headline Coachella Kendrick Lamar And Beyoncé Reportedly To Headline Coachella
- December 02, 2016

The 18th annual festival will take place from April 14 to April 16 and again between April 21 and April 23. We're also hearing that Coachella founder Paul Tollett and organizer Goldenvoice are thiiiiis close to booking a once-in-a-lifetime reunion from Oasis ahead of their supposed upcoming world tour! The Oxford icons already have a packed summer lined up, headlining a string of European festivals along with, y'know a small night headlining Glastonbury too. (more...)
Matt Lauer reportedly signs $20 million per year 'Today' contract Matt Lauer reportedly signs $20 million per year 'Today' contract
- December 02, 2016

TODAY's longtime home at New York's Rockefeller Plaza attracts thousands of visitors each year to peer into its windows and become part of TODAY's broadcast. Lauer now hosts Today with Savannah Guthrie , who will soon be going on maternity leave. By mid-October Bush was gone and reports circulated that Lauer could be departing " Today " once the election was finished. (more...)
Tom Cruise only employed Scientologists to work in house Tom Cruise only employed Scientologists to work in house
- December 02, 2016

Huffington Post , among the first to notice, reported: "Remini apparently poked the Scientology bear one too many times, because it is officially poking back with a website created to discredit the actress' new docuseries about the controversial organization". (more...)
Disneys Moana does the impossible by beating Frozen at the Box Office
- December 02, 2016

Additionally, in an interview with Vanity Fair , Musker explained how he and the rest of the filmmaking team wanted to differentiate Moana from the classic Disney princesses by giving her an action plot as well as action abilities. Numerous other voice actors have some sort of Pacific Island heritage too, which is great to see. "If you wear a dress and have an animal sidekick, you're a princess", Maui replies, pointing to her dumb-as-rocks pet rooster, Heihei (squawked by Alan Tudyk). (more...)
Kanye West's Doctor Called 911 During Breakdown
- December 02, 2016

Praying he has the right energy surrounding him during this time". "Discussing his progress, an American source told the publication: "[Kanye] is starting to feel more like himself, and that he understands the importance of 'resting and getting help'. (more...)
Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell discuss 'Happily Ever After?' renewal Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell discuss 'Happily Ever After?' renewal
- December 02, 2016

Bushnell said in an interview with E! "We're trying not to think too far". That painfully scripted moment led to Ben and Lauren meeting in a lounge at the casino in which they pretended to make up from the fake fight they had. According to an anonymous source for Life & Style , Ben has been in contact with The Bachelorette star. In an interview with Extra , Higgins revealed that he and Lauren Bushnell would rather want a healthy relationship in which they can be a real couple. (more...)
Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk expecting 1st child, report says Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk expecting 1st child, report says
- December 02, 2016

The couple has been dating since the spring of 2015 and made their first red carpet appearance together at the L'Oreal Red Obsession Party in Paris. A source has confirmed the news to People . "They plan on going on a tropical vacation for the holidays together with their families and close friends", the source continued. For the first look, she wore a lacy red bra and briefs and covered her baby bump with a red tasselled jacket. (more...)
55 people killed in Uganda fighting, tribal king arrested 55 people killed in Uganda fighting, tribal king arrested
- December 01, 2016

Security forces continued to search the mountainous the area for rebels. The fighting between royal guards of a tribal king, Charles Wesley Mumbere, and a combined army and police force occurred on Saturday and Sunday in Kasese, the biggest town in Uganda's Rwenzori region located near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. (more...)
Melania Trump threatens to sue over video suggesting son has autism Melania Trump threatens to sue over video suggesting son has autism
- November 30, 2016

TMZ obliquely reported Monday that Harder wrote a "letter" threatening to file suit over the video, though it's unclear to whom it was sent or when. In a letter from her lawyer, Melania says the video and Rosie's tweet , while seeking to stop the bullying of Barron , actually instigated it. (more...)
Lifetime's 'Beaches' re-make trailer features Idina Menzel's 'Wind Beneath My Wings' Lifetime's 'Beaches' re-make trailer features Idina Menzel's 'Wind Beneath My Wings'
- November 30, 2016

Fans of the original " Beaches " could be forgiven if they're a little bit skeptical about remaking the 1988 classic weepie for Lifetime . Lifetime has released its first trailer for the TV revival of " Beaches ", which will star Idina Menzel and Nia Long. (more...)
Young immigrants who came forward now worried about future Young immigrants who came forward now worried about future
- November 30, 2016

But the impact on families and communities of immediately removing even 3 million people would be cataclysmic. At Iowa State University, in a state that Trump won by more than 9 points, administrators issued a Pollyanna statement on undocumented students that seems as dreamy as it is noncommittal. (more...)
Trump to Give Former Deputy Transportation Secretary a Promotion
- November 30, 2016

Her most recent connection to forming transportation policy comes from her time as Deputy Secretary of Transportation from 1989-1991. Chao was labor secretary under President George W. According to a Washington Post analysis, Trump's plan "doesn't directly fund new roads, bridges, water systems or airports..." The day will conclude with a second meeting between Donald Trump and Mitt Romney regarding the position of Secretary of State. (more...)
'Moonlight' shines brightest at Trump-focused Gotham Awards 'Moonlight' shines brightest at Trump-focused Gotham Awards
- November 30, 2016

Adapted by writer-director Barry Jenkins from Tarell Alvin McCraney's play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, it stars three actors of different ages as Chiron, a boy whose mother falls victim to the crack epidemic and whose burgeoning attraction to other boys he deals with secretly. (more...)
U.S. home prices surpass pre-recession peak amid healthy sales U.S. home prices surpass pre-recession peak amid healthy sales
- November 30, 2016

From August to September, Greater Boston prices were up 0.2 percent, while year-over-year, prices were up 4.3 percent, both of which trailed the national average and most large metro areas (but were positive nonetheless). Annual percentage rate quotes reflect an interest rate plus points, fees and other expenses, providing the most accurate view of the costs a borrower might pay. (more...)
Bolt to relax training regime, dedicates his last season to fans Bolt to relax training regime, dedicates his last season to fans
- November 30, 2016

I might do a few trials. In case you hadn't noticed, Bolt doesn't like losing. "Most people's concept of me is that "Oh Usain, it's easy for him". "We're working on different ways of training but I will definitely be at the top of my game when it comes to the championships". (more...)
Drake, Justin Bieber rule American Music Awards
- November 29, 2016

Sting sang his medley hits and was given an honorary award acknowledging his contribution to the music industry. Ariana Grande, who was named Artist of the Year , stumbled over her speech, using the "s" word twice, and then spit it out at top speed: "I'm so thankful for art, and I hope whatever I can create in my life..." Drake is seen as favorite to take home the best rap/hip-hop artist award, and is also seen as a strong contender in the best album and song categories in both the ... (more...)
Florence Henderson, aka 'Carol Brady' (1934-2016)
- November 29, 2016

Henderson left the school because she got a job in the chorus of the Broadway musical " Wish You Were Here ". "We were like the Beatles!" she said of the attention the show brought the cast. Born in the small town of Dale , Indiana , in 1934, Henderson's family was reminiscent of the one she led on television. Maureen also addressed her past battle with cocaine addiction and depression as part of her DWTS Most Memorable Year dance, and in a pre-taped segment, Flo was on hand to offer ... (more...)
The story behind the Gilmore Girls theme song is very special
- November 29, 2016

And who said them? Rory (Alexis Bledel), who is in the midst of writing a book about her life with her mother, sits down with Lorelai ( Lauren Graham ) at the gazebo in Stars Hollow . As a bonus, viewers also get to enjoy the return of the "series-defining and nearly relentlessly seductive repartee". Also, Sherman-Palladino, the mastermind of the series, is back to finally end the series from her own voice and vision. (more...)
Om Swami irritates Salman Khan on 'Bigg Boss' Om Swami irritates Salman Khan on 'Bigg Boss'
- November 28, 2016

She hands over a placard upon which different traits are writtern. The other two wildcard entrants who will introduce an all-new level of shock and spice will be Elena Kazan and Sahil Anand who promise to give the contestants a tough time. (more...)
'Bigg Boss 10': Gautam Gulati and Mandana Karimi to join Salman Khan 'Bigg Boss 10': Gautam Gulati and Mandana Karimi to join Salman Khan
- November 28, 2016

Here are the major talking points from yesterday. The wild card entries were introduced in style - the contestants met the new members standing on the other side of a shattered glass wall following an explosion. The game took an interesting turn as both Salman and Vidya revealed some freaky, funny, and true stories about their lives. With the help of a little editing, Salman gives a presentation of viral videos made by contestants. (more...)
Kanye West went to hospital willingly while battling 'temporary psychosis'
- November 27, 2016

Farzam said his 39-year-old patient had tried to assault a staffer at his trainer's gym, the website reported from a police report it had obtained. There reports claiming that Kanye was hospitalized against his will but sources have reported that he agreed to go to the hospital at will . (more...)
Missing Shasta County Mom, Sherri Papini, Found Alive
- November 26, 2016

Papini was found "bound with restraints", according to Bosenko, but was able to get help from a passing motorist. Law enforcement officials were looking for two armed women in a dark sports utility vehicle in connection with the disappearance, he said. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead now more than two million
- November 25, 2016

Trump indicated in an interview with The New York Times that he would not push for further investigations into the Clinton Foundation or into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was USA secretary of state. Naturally, it's extremely unlikely that Republican electors will back Clinton, although a protest vote could see another Republican taking the presidency. (more...)
Trump victory brings 'alt-right' into full view Trump victory brings 'alt-right' into full view
- November 24, 2016

However, it remains worrisome that perhaps the movement has already been so strengthened by Trump's election that it will be hard to return them to their pre-2016 irrelevance. Trump's disavowal came after it emerged that the founder of the movement, Richard Spencer, saluted Trump's victory with "Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!", while his acolytes raised Nazi salutes. (more...)
US applications for unemployment aid rose last week US applications for unemployment aid rose last week
- November 24, 2016

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected 248,000 new claims. This marks 90 consecutive weeks of initial claims below 300,000, the longest streak since 1970. As we have seen in just about every report over the a year ago, the Labor Department said that there were no special factors affecting this week's claims report. (more...)