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Despite Dubai heartbreak, a year to remember for India ace PV Sindhu Despite Dubai heartbreak, a year to remember for India ace PV Sindhu
- December 19, 2017

She had lost to Nozomi Okuhara in the World Championships final in August. Earlier in the year, she became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in an Olympic individual event in Rio. Yamaguchi was too strong to be halted by Sindhu as the former was determined to take the match to the third game. One loss will strengthen you more. (more...)
Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC Flurries in the forecast: Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of BC
- December 19, 2017

Snowfall amounts will vary significantly, the statement said, but eastern Vancouver Island and Victoria will be hit hardest of the South Coast communities. Urban areas over the mainland could still see about 5 centimetres of snow, with the Howe Sound and Whistler forecast to see about 10 centimetres. Expect to see any snow that came in Tuesday to melt on Wednesday. (more...)
Ocean's Eight gets a first teaser ahead of tomorrow's trailer Ocean's Eight gets a first teaser ahead of tomorrow's trailer
- December 19, 2017

Oscar victor Anne Hathaway - who plays Daphne Kluger - slaps a man in one scene while clutching a deck of cards. The group of 8 also includes Mindy Kaling as Amita, Helena Bonham Carter as Rose, Sarah Paulson as Tammy, and Awkwafina as Constance. (more...)
Gun used in Tupac's murder was found in Compton backyard in 1998 Gun used in Tupac's murder was found in Compton backyard in 1998
- December 19, 2017

The final episode of A&E's Who Killed Tupac? airs on December 19. The mysterious death of rapper Tupac Shakur has been shrouded in mystery for decades.However, now there's some more info to add to the conversation - and it's juicy stuff, because it suggests there was a police cover-up in the investigation. (more...)
Sheeran has a James Bond theme written
- December 18, 2017

Appearing on RTE's The Late Late Show , the "Shape of You" troubadour revealed that he wrote a Bond theme a few years back. 'I recently did a song with one of my all-time heroes Eminem , and when we did a song together I already had the song planned. (more...)
'Mortal Engines' to Receive 5% Bonus From New Zealand 'Mortal Engines' to Receive 5% Bonus From New Zealand
- December 18, 2017

In response, Universal Pictures and WingNut Films (Jackson's production company) promoted Jackson's longtime collaborator and first-time director , Christian Rivers , to the director's chair. As part of the contract, the movie will be used to promote New Zealand's screen and education interests, Variety reported. The film was shot at Stone Street and Avalon Studios and at a few small local exterior locations. (more...)
Philippines president changes stance & comes out in support of marriage equality
- December 18, 2017

The head of state will likely face heavy criticism from the Catholic Church for his comments. " So I am with you ", he added. The controversial leader's statements may cause uproar in the largely Catholic country, however. He also said he would consider legalizing gay marriage and let gay people serve in the military. This is in contrast to what he said during his trip to Vietnam in March. (more...)
'Fukrey Returns' box office collection reaches to Rs 66 crore! 'Fukrey Returns' box office collection reaches to Rs 66 crore!
- December 18, 2017

Director Mrighdeep Lamba's Fukrey Returns is refusing to slow down at the box office. Earlier Taran Adarsh tweeted that Fukrey Returns witnessed "massive growth" and is expected to score 'big numbers.' Here's what he tweeted about the film today: " Fukrey Returns has a FANTASTIC Weekend 2. (more...)
Batali lampooned for including recipe in sex misconduct apology Batali lampooned for including recipe in sex misconduct apology
- December 18, 2017

The text on the video reads: "Next you're gonna wanna roll your apology so it's so thin it's nearly meaningless". That statement was first made public early Monday in an investigation on Eater , the restaurant news website. Batali stepped away from the day-to-day running of his restaurants and businesses in light of the scandal, and was sacked by ABC from his TV show The Chew . (more...)
Check out | Ranveer Singh bonds with Deepika Padukone's father Prakash Padukone Check out | Ranveer Singh bonds with Deepika Padukone's father Prakash Padukone
- December 18, 2017

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have been in an on and off relationship with each other but have never confessed about it in open. Wish Deepika would have been in the same frame too! Deepika , on several occasions, has expressed gratitude towards her parents for her success. (more...)
Katrina-Salman's TIGER ZINDA HAI set for a brobdingnagian opening! Katrina-Salman's TIGER ZINDA HAI set for a brobdingnagian opening!
- December 18, 2017

Salman Khan is all set to return to the big screen in all his glory with Tiger Zinda Hai opposite Katrina Kaif . The advance booking of the film has already started all over, which only proves that the excitement will turn into huge numbers at the Box Office. (more...)
Matt Damon Under Fire For 'Tone Deaf' Comments on Hollywood Sexual Abuse Matt Damon Under Fire For 'Tone Deaf' Comments on Hollywood Sexual Abuse
- December 18, 2017

Actress Minnie Driver is taking her Good Will Hunting costar and former boyfriend Matt Damon to task for his recent comments on sexual misconduct in Hollywood. . "I have been a victim of each component of the sexual assault spectrum of which you speak", the "Mistresses" actress continued. "We are so energized to get retribution", he said. (more...)
Ugly Betty star Ashley Beesley's husband has died Ugly Betty star Ashley Beesley's husband has died
- December 18, 2017

Terence Beesley , a 60-year-old actor and writer, is understood to have been found unconscious at their family home in the village of Camerton in Somerset. The couple initially met in 1999 while working on a production of King Lear , before tying the knot in 2007. Following their son, Francis, being born, Ashley excitedly revealed that the couple had made a decision to forgo finding out the sex of the baby while she was pregnant. (more...)
Sir Ian McKellen Wants to Play Gandalf Again in LotR TV Series Sir Ian McKellen Wants to Play Gandalf Again in LotR TV Series
- December 18, 2017

After Amazon Studios confirmed last month they're going ahead with a multi-season Lord of the Rings television series, rumours have been swirling over who's going to take the lead roles. However, one actor believes that he can still play the role. The actor earned several acting nominations for the role including an Oscar and a Golden Globe . (more...)
Shinee singer Kim Jong-hyun: K-pop boy band superstar dies Shinee singer Kim Jong-hyun: K-pop boy band superstar dies
- December 18, 2017

The group was also considered one of the best live vocalists and performers in K-Pop. The boyband singer, known to his fans as Jonghyun , died after he was taken to hospital in Seoul earlier today. Following a four-year hiatus from 2013, the band reformed with a new lineup, with Jonhhyun as the sole original member. Kim debuted in May 2008 as the main singer of SHINee under S.M. (more...)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi takes $450m on opening weekend Star Wars: The Last Jedi takes $450m on opening weekend
- December 18, 2017

It also brought in 64 million dollars on Saturday, the fourth-highest of all-time on Saturday in North American theaters, according to the studio figures collected by comScore . " Disney has mapped out a ideal strategy to keep the box office force alive for moviegoers well into the future", he told Xinhua. Fox's counter-programming foray with animated family comedy " Ferdinand " finished a distant second with $13.3 million at 3,621 locations in North America amid expectations of a $15 ... (more...)
4 dead, including 3 children, in Brooklyn house fire 4 dead, including 3 children, in Brooklyn house fire
- December 18, 2017

The fire started around 2:30am, on the second floor of a home on East 14th Street in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. Five other people - including the woman's husband and their daughter, 16, and son, 15 - were injured and taken to the hospital. (more...)
Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January
- December 18, 2017

Prince George also attended nursery school when he was 2 years old, however he went to Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk, England in 2016. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed on Monday that their two-year-old daughter will join Willcocks Nursery School from 2018. (more...)
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez just had their sweetest date yet Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez just had their sweetest date yet
- December 18, 2017

The lovely couple settled for sharing a virgin blend of the frosty Ocean Blue drink while having quality time in the Chocolate Lounge. Earlier this week, a source told ET that the "Love Yourself" singer is turning his life around for Gomez and that he isn't taking his second chance with her lightly. (more...)
George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z With Violence Over Trayvon Martin Doc George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z With Violence Over Trayvon Martin Doc
- December 18, 2017

Zimmerman said to The Blast that a team led by the creator, Michael Gasparro , went to his parents and uncle's homes in the state of Florida to try and film without permission. He said producers have refused to pay his parents or family members for their cooperation. Jay-Z initially teamed with the Weinstein Co. for the six-part event docuseries. (more...)
WWE Clash of Champions predictor WWE Clash of Champions predictor
- December 18, 2017

TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts will be hosting the event. The entire event can be seen with a live stream online by using WWE Network , which costs $9.99 per month. Back in the ring, Styles worked over the left leg of Mahal. The next chapter in the rivalry between Charlotte Flair and Natalya will be written. A tag team fatal four-way match will include The Usos, The New Day, Shelton Benjamin , Chad Gable , Rusev and Aiden English . (more...)
Save the date: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced Save the date: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding date announced
- December 18, 2017

And it's no wonder. The 15th-century chapel is as historic but more intimate than Westminster Abbey, where William married Kate Middleton in 2011. Despite the conflict, people are excited about the royal wedding , and that includes the FA. (more...)
Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for radio show Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for radio show
- December 17, 2017

Britain's Prince Harry is pulling out all the stops for his upcoming guest editor slot - complete with a sit-down chat with former U.S. President Barack Obama . The prince and the president have enjoyed a friendship since Obama was in office. The two exchanged quips during the interview and when Harry admitted that he was nervous, Obama then offered to be the interviewer instead. (more...)
Kiss' Gene Simmons Accused of Sexual Battery in Lawsuit Kiss' Gene Simmons Accused of Sexual Battery in Lawsuit
- December 17, 2017

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has is being sued for groping and making sexual advances towards a TV-radio broadcaster. During the exchange, Simmons allegedly grabbed her hand and "forcefully placed it on his knee" until she pulled it back, the lawsuit states. (more...)
NBC Made Payment To Staffer After Sexual Harassment Claim Against Chris Matthews NBC Made Payment To Staffer After Sexual Harassment Claim Against Chris Matthews
- December 17, 2017

Over the years, Chris Matthews (host of MSNBC's Hardball ) has developed a reputation for saying unfortunate things about women on hot mics, including a 2016 general election season flub in which he drooled over Melania Trump . Chris Matthews , pictured here in April, has hosted MSNBC's " Hardball with Chris Matthews " since 1997. On November 29, NBC announced the firing of " Today Show" host Matt Lauer after a female colleague complained to NBC officials about a pattern of ... (more...)