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Mel Tillis, country music legend, dies at 85 Mel Tillis, country music legend, dies at 85
- November 19, 2017

Born Lonnie Melvin Tillis in Tampa, Florida , in 1932, and raised in nearby Pahokee, Tillis's speech impediment, resulting from a bout of malaria, was discovered at age three. The singer, known for country hits, including " I Ain't Never ", " Good Woman Blues ", and " Coca-Cola Cowboy " has been in the music industry for six decades. (more...)
China special envoy stresses steady development of friendly ties with NK China special envoy stresses steady development of friendly ties with NK
- November 19, 2017

If the meeting takes place, Song will likely deliver a letter from Xi and discuss the North's nuclear and missile tests. China has previously pushed for a diplomatic solution to the crisis over North Korea; however, Pyongyang has so far ignored Beijing's calls to end its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and return to the negotiating table. (more...)
Ric Flair Sues Ex-Manager You Stole My '30 for 30' Money! Ric Flair Sues Ex-Manager You Stole My '30 for 30' Money!
- November 19, 2017

Flair's " 30 for 30 " documentary aired immediately after SmackDown Live on November 7 and featured interviews with Snoop Dogg, Jim Cornette, Jim Ross, Charlotte Flair, and others. The TMZ report states that Flair also noticed a $12,000 royalty advance he never got for an endorsement deal with Jake's Fireworks. Shortly after his health scare earlier this year, Flair announced that he was parting ways with Legacy Talent and Entertainment and their CEO Melinda Morris Zanoni. (more...)
Peter Kay announces FIVE more Sheffield dates due to 'phenomenal demand' Peter Kay announces FIVE more Sheffield dates due to 'phenomenal demand'
- November 19, 2017

Elsewhere on Children In Need , Doctor Who released a first-look teaser clip for the highly-anticipated Christmas special. Not content with announcing a new tour and reviving his beloved Car Share TV show, the comedian caused absolute mayhem during his recent appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show . (more...)
Sunny with less wind Sunday Sunny with less wind Sunday
- November 19, 2017

We will have much cooler temperatures with highs in the lower 60s! Showers begin to spread across the area round noon, with the best chance for pockets of steady to heavy rain along the I-95 corridor and farther north. Highs go back to the 60s Monday afternoon and stay there until Thanksgiving . Winds will be breezy out of the southwest with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour to start the new workweek. (more...)
Farah Khan is chilling with singer Ed Sheeran and we are jealous! Farah Khan is chilling with singer Ed Sheeran and we are jealous!
- November 19, 2017

A video from the party, which features Ed Sheeran shaking a leg to popular Bollywood number, Badri Ki Dulhania , is going viral. Farah just could not stop giving pecks on the cheek. The city is buzzing with Ed Sheeran fans as they are all set to make this weekend memorable as the singing sensation croons his chartbuster numbers here, during the India Tour. (more...)
Chance the Rapper Sings a Thanksgiving Song for His 'SNL' Monologue Chance the Rapper Sings a Thanksgiving Song for His 'SNL' Monologue
- November 19, 2017

The hook revealed the punchline. However, what they want more than anything else is for the former president to come back and deliver the country from its current situation. The group is seen singing about the constitutional impediments to his return, about their anxiety regarding the future of the country, and about watching Barack and Michelle from afar. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein drew up 'secret hit list' targetting sexual harassment accusers Harvey Weinstein drew up 'secret hit list' targetting sexual harassment accusers
- November 19, 2017

The Oscar-winning producer and Miramax co-founder distributed the list to a team of investigators charged with helping him prevent accusers from going public with their claims, the paper reported. The list includes 48 women and 43 men - a mix of actors, actresses, publicists, producers and financiers. She's one of the first accused famous producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and then to rape. (more...)
Blake Shelton Being Named Sexiest Man Alive Leads To Hot Takes Blake Shelton Being Named Sexiest Man Alive Leads To Hot Takes
- November 19, 2017

Next one read, "Woke up and saw Blake Shelton is the sexiest man alive, did a bunch of celebrities die or something last night". Oof. Imagine being so disgusted by your partner's looks that, when asked about a magazine naming him the sexiest living man, you can only protest that none of "those things like beauty or sexy" actually have anything to do with physical features. (more...)
Transparent Actress Trace Lysette Accuses Jeffrey Tambor of Sexual Harassment Transparent Actress Trace Lysette Accuses Jeffrey Tambor of Sexual Harassment
- November 19, 2017

I am deeply sorry if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being sexually aggressive or if I ever offended or hurt anyone. Actress Trace Lysette is the second woman to accuse Tambor of inappropriate behaviour. Tambor denies the allegations saying he has "never been a predator - ever". Last week, Variety reported that Amazon Studios had launched an investigation into Barnes' allegations against Tambor. (more...)
Meryl Streep & Cher Are a Real-Life Crime-Fighting Duo Meryl Streep & Cher Are a Real-Life Crime-Fighting Duo
- November 19, 2017

Meryl Streep has recalled two instances of violence in her life when she had to "play dead" while being beaten, and another time she and Cher scared off a mugger. The attempted mugging may have been in 1982 or 1983, Vogue suggested , when Cher and Streep were filming " Silkwood " together in New York City. (more...)
Derrick Rose Out at least Two More Weeks with Sprained Left Ankle Derrick Rose Out at least Two More Weeks with Sprained Left Ankle
- November 19, 2017

The former league MVP signed with the Cavs as a free agent this summer after spending last season with the New York Knicks. This is going to force Lue to play Jose Calderon , who he has kept glued to the bench this season despite the injuries. (more...)
Ann Wedgeworth Dies: 'Three's Company', 'Sweet Dreams' Actress Was 83 Ann Wedgeworth Dies: 'Three's Company', 'Sweet Dreams' Actress Was 83
- November 19, 2017

She won the Tony for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Neil Simon's hit " Chapter Two ". A daughter, actress Dianna Martin, confirmed the death but did not provide a cause. On television , she played the role of Lana Shields in Three's Company (1979), and was also a series regular on Filthy Rich (1982-1983) and Evening Shade (1990-1994). (more...)
500-year-old da Vinci up for auction in NY 500-year-old da Vinci up for auction in NY
- November 19, 2017

The painting was the last da Vinci left in private hands and far surmounted Christie's' pre-sale estimate of about $100 million. The highest price ever paid for a work of art at auction had been 179.4 million USA dollars (£136 million), for Pablo Picasso's painting Women of Algiers (Version O) in May 2015, also at Christie's in NY. (more...)
Marvel Entertainment has a new Editor in Chief Marvel Entertainment has a new Editor in Chief
- November 19, 2017

Cebulski has established himself as one of the industry's top editors, storytellers, and talent recruiters. In 2010, Cebulski was promoted to become Marvel's head talent scout as Senior Vice President of Creator & Content Development. "C.B.is one of the most well-known, liked and respected editors and personalities in the comics industry". His duties will include recruiting new talent and helping shape the ongoing sagas of the company's heroes. (more...)
Harry Styles, Miguel and More Performers Announced For Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Harry Styles, Miguel and More Performers Announced For Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
- November 18, 2017

A source told Page Six that Perry had originally been able to obtain a visa to enter the communist country, but then had it pulled at the last minute. "For every artist who wants to perform in China , officials comb through their social media and press reports to see if they have done anything deemed to be offensive to the country", the insider said. (more...)
India seeks permission for Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with mother India seeks permission for Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with mother
- November 18, 2017

Sources said that India has sought an additional visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and a permission for her to meet the convicted spy after Pakistan offered to allow his wife a meeting on humanitarian grounds. Some media reports have linked Pakistan's latest offer to quiet efforts by the US. In a sudden move, Pakistan had last week informed India that it would be willing to allow a meeting between the "self-confessed spy" and his wife "on humanitarian grounds". (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Twitterati can't get over Hina Khan's 'Pooh sacrifice' Bigg Boss 11: Twitterati can't get over Hina Khan's 'Pooh sacrifice'
- November 18, 2017

Now Salman asks Sunny to describe Bigg Boss 11 in one word and Sunny says, "Pagalpan". Sunny and Arbaz were on the sets of Bigg Boss to promote their upcoming film, Tera Intezaar . Salman now talks about eviction. She says that Hina Khan is pretending to be innocent. Deepika Padukone and Sunny Leone will be Salman Khan's guests on tonight's Weekend Ka Vaar episode of Bigg Boss 11 . (more...)
Britain Santa Claus School Britain Santa Claus School
- November 18, 2017

The first step is getting the costume right. Good Father Christmases also have to be able to move with an ambling gait and are encouraged to practise bellowing over and over the greeting: "Ho, ho, ho!" Because "you know, you're magical, you're Santa", trumpets James Lowell. (more...)
Sridevi to make a cameo in daughter Janhvi Kapoor's Bollywood debut Dhadak? Sridevi to make a cameo in daughter Janhvi Kapoor's Bollywood debut Dhadak?
- November 18, 2017

As per the latest reports, the Hawa-Hawai actress Sridevi is all set to make a cameo in Dhadak . A source close to the development informed Deccan Chronicle, "The role of the girl's mother in this film is brief but very important. Soon after KJo introduced Janhvi to the world with her film posters, he also welcomed her on Instagram. Shashank further said, "We are adapting Sairat into the world that we want to". (more...)
David Cassidy in Critical Condition After Organ Failure David Cassidy in Critical Condition After Organ Failure
- November 18, 2017

They're saying he could die if he doesn't receive a liver transplant immediately, and that he has kidney failure, as well. "It's looking grim", a source told TMZ , which first reported Cassidy's hospitalization. The star, who enjoyed hits in the 1970s like How Can I Be Sure, said he had made a decision to stop touring, adding: "I want to focus on what I am... (more...)
AC/DC Co-Founder Malcolm Young Dead at 64 AC/DC Co-Founder Malcolm Young Dead at 64
- November 18, 2017

Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014. While Angus' schoolboy outfit and onstage aggression made him the focal point of the band throughout its career, his older brother's crushing rhythm guitar anchored the band musically, and his no-nonsense toughness anchored it in virtually every other way. (more...)
First The Incredibles 2 Trailer Shows Off Jack-Jack's Powers First The Incredibles 2 Trailer Shows Off Jack-Jack's Powers
- November 18, 2017

Disney have today released a short teaser trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel " The Incredibles 2 ". In the new teaser we see Jack-Jack cycling through multiple powers, before using laser vision to carve the film's logo so the "I" becomes "II". (more...)
Gigi Hadid makes surprise exit from Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China Gigi Hadid makes surprise exit from Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in China
- November 18, 2017

Prior to this announcement, there was talk of people calling for Hadid to not walk in the show because of an offensive video she posted to social media earlier in 2017. Ukrainian model Dasha Khlystun, and Russian models Irina Sharipova, Julia Belyakova and Kate Grigorieva are among the models to reportedly be denied a visa to travel to China , reports Fashionista . (more...)
Northeast rocks as 6.4 magnitude quake hit Tibet Northeast rocks as 6.4 magnitude quake hit Tibet
- November 18, 2017

A powerful natural disaster measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted Arunachal Pradesh early on Saturday, but there was no immediate report of casualty. A moderate intensity quake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale struck the China-India border, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at a shallow depth, news agency ANI reported. (more...)