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Manchester City Look To Bounce Back Against Newcastle United After Rare Defeat Manchester City Look To Bounce Back Against Newcastle United After Rare Defeat
- January 20, 2018

Newcastle will actually enter this match having won their last two away Premier League matches, and they have some huge games coming up as they prepare to tackle the likes of Burnley and Crystal Palace over the next few weeks. "I remember in my first season we were eight points clear, absolutely cruising, [everyone thought there was] no way we'd let the lead slip, and we lost it on the final day. (more...)
Orlando Brown, former Disney child-actor arrested in Barstow Orlando Brown, former Disney child-actor arrested in Barstow
- January 20, 2018

When the arriving officers ran warrant checks for Brown, his girlfriend and his girlfriend's mother, they realized Brown had an active arrest warrant for charges of battery, obstruction of justice and drug possession. The " That's So Raven " actor, 30, was cuffed in Barstow, Calif. and is now behind bars on a $25,000 bail. He also learned that Tanya Henson had an active arrest warrant from Ventura County Sheriff's Department. (more...)
United States reportedly redoubles efforts to establish Jerusalem embassy by 2019 United States reportedly redoubles efforts to establish Jerusalem embassy by 2019
- January 20, 2018

The vice president will hold four days of meetings in Egypt, Jordan and Israel during his visit, the first to the region by a senior administration official since Trump announced plans in December to designate Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process of moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv, angering Palestinian leaders. (more...)
Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone passes away at age 93 Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone passes away at age 93
- January 20, 2018

She died of natural causes on Friday morning in an assisted living home in Dallas. Many more knew Malone from her television career , starring as Constance Mackenzie on Peyton Place from 1964-1968, appearing in more than 400 episodes. Louis (1949), The Killer That Stalked New York (1950), Young at Heart (1954), Loophole (1954), Pushover (1954), Sincerely Yours (1955), Fast and the Furious (1955), Pillars of the Sky (1956), Warlock (1959), Beach Party (1963) and Winter ... (more...)
Brie Larson visits Air Force base ahead of filming Captain Marvel Brie Larson visits Air Force base ahead of filming Captain Marvel
- January 20, 2018

Marvel Studios looks to get underway soon on filming of the Captain Marvel movie. As Jackson explained, Captain Marvel will be more of an origin story, and Fury will come to meet Carol Danvers with "another guy's face". Captain Marvel has a March 8, 2019 release directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck also starring Jude Law as Walter Lawson / Mar-Vell, DeWanda Wise in an unknown role, and Ben Mendelsohn is rumored to play the villain, Skrull commander / leader. (more...)
Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show' Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show'
- January 20, 2018

Senator Dick Durbin , the only Democrat in the meeting room, disputed the President's account. "Tuesday we had a president that I was proud to golf with, call my friend, who understood immigration had to be bipartisan", Graham said. Sunday's remarks appeared to mark a shift from the statement issued jointly by Cotton and Perdue on Friday, in which both lawmakers said they "do not recall the President saying these comments specifically", to an outright denial that Trump used the ... (more...)
Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions
- January 20, 2018

Djokovic urged tennis organizers to be more flexible about the rules for drink breaks, time between points and suspension of play when the conditions were bordering on risky. Hot shot: Su-Wei Hsieh celebrates her shock win over Garbine Muguruza in the Melbourne heat. But with temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and ice-towels in use, third seed Garbine Muguruza and 2014 victor Stan Wawrinka both wilted and were knocked out. (more...)
Investigating sex abuse claims at Texas USA Gymnastics training gym facility Investigating sex abuse claims at Texas USA Gymnastics training gym facility
- January 20, 2018

Let this sentence strike fear in anyone who thinks it is OK to hurt another person. In a joint statement , the Senate leaders said, "In light of recent news, it is clear that the Michigan State University Board of Trustees should act swiftly to remove President Simon from her position at MSU". (more...)
Initially she said 'yes': SC upholds Mahmood Farooqui's acquittal in rape case Initially she said 'yes': SC upholds Mahmood Farooqui's acquittal in rape case
- January 20, 2018

How would the other person know that it's a false response? As the counsel was reading, Justice Bobde said: "You (the woman) have written "I love you" and this too after the incident took place". According to the chargesheet, the woman found Farooqui in an intoxicated state when she reached his house. The lawyer also alleged that the high court had erroneously acquitted Farooqui. (more...)
Justin Timberlake Opens Up About Wanting a Big Family With Jessica Biel Justin Timberlake Opens Up About Wanting a Big Family With Jessica Biel
- January 20, 2018

Although both artists apologised, it was Jackson who got fined and blacklisted by United States radio and MTV. At the 2017 Hollywood Reporter's Power 100 Women in Entertainment breakfast, Timberlake said: 'I feel really inspired to be in this room. (more...)
Girl from viral photo with sick grandfather passes away Girl from viral photo with sick grandfather passes away
- January 20, 2018

At the time, the family of the little "warrior princess" was told she could live for a year, but on January 6 she tragically entered hospice following complications. Months, maybe even weeks, later, I will have to bury my father". According to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, DIPG account for 10 percent of all childhood central nervous system tumors. (more...)
Zambia qualify for quarter-finals after victory at African Nations Championships Zambia qualify for quarter-finals after victory at African Nations Championships
- January 20, 2018

Mulenga gave Zambia the lead in the eighth minute after hitting a low strike into the bottom left-hand corner. Derrick Nsibambi had the best chances for Uganda in the second-half the first was well-saved by Loydt Kazapua while 12 minutes later he saw a shot from a tight angle go past the far post. (more...)
He's AP*ssy: Ja Rule And 50 Cent Are Feuding Again He's AP*ssy: Ja Rule And 50 Cent Are Feuding Again
- January 20, 2018

Ja Rule's tweet is unnecessary and a sign of immaturity not befitting of a musician with such a large following. Yesterday, Fiddy and his Den Of Thieves co-star Oshea Jackson Jr did an interview on Big Boy's Neighborhood as they continue their promotional run for their new movie which is in theaters now. (more...)
TMZ: Tom Petty Died From Accidental Overdose TMZ: Tom Petty Died From Accidental Overdose
- January 20, 2018

Although it was reported that Petty had suffered a cardiac arrest when he died last fall, the cause of death on his death certificate read "deferred". Tom's autopsy report shows the singer was on several pain meds, including Fentanyl patches, oxycodone (Oxycontin), temazepam (Restoril), alprazolam (Xanax), citalopram (Celexa), acetyl fentanyl and despropionyl fentanyl. (more...)
Liam Neeson: how I fell for Dame Helen Mirren Liam Neeson: how I fell for Dame Helen Mirren
- January 20, 2018

It's horror",' she said. "I would say well it's about time, ' time's up , it's taken a long time to get here". 'It's been coming. And I say "Time's up". Mirren credits the age she came to Hollywood for the reason she never experienced the same type of behavior. Deneuve signed an open letter in which she defended men's right to "seduce women", and called #MeToo a "witch hunt", though she later clarified her comments, apologising to victims of sexual assault. (more...)
Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash
- January 20, 2018

A State Police news release issued after noon today says law enforcement personnel, including from State Police, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, and the Colfax County Sheriff's Department, began searching for the site after the crash was reported via 911 by someone who was on the chopper. (more...)
Larry Nassar sentencing: Olympian Jordyn Wieber delivers powerful testimony Larry Nassar sentencing: Olympian Jordyn Wieber delivers powerful testimony
- January 20, 2018

A noticeably nervous Wieber, accompanied by Raisman, told a MI court that Nassar first molested her when she was 14 years old. At least 85 victims have spoken and more have signed up to speak on Monday when the session is to resume, officials said. (more...)
29 victims speak at sports doctor's sentencing 29 victims speak at sports doctor's sentencing
- January 20, 2018

Ms Wieber, standing next to her teammate Ms Raisman, told a MI court she was first molested by Nasser at age 14. "I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do". The survivors are here, standing tall, and we are not going anywhere. We're dealing with real lives and the future of our sport. Like Wieber, Raisman had initially planned not to publicly speak during Nassar's sentencing but said she changed her mind after watching earlier this week as ... (more...)
Watch Al Pacino in First Trailer for HBO's 'Paterno' Watch Al Pacino in First Trailer for HBO's 'Paterno'
- January 20, 2018

Richards ( Sahara ), and David McKenna (S.W.A.T., Get Carter ). HBO released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming TV movie, " Paterno ", on Friday, with Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino portraying legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno . (more...)
Thor: Ragnarok Writer Stephany Folsom to Pen Toy Story 4 Thor: Ragnarok Writer Stephany Folsom to Pen Toy Story 4
- January 20, 2018

TOY STORY 4 has found it's new writer in Stephany Folsom , The Tracking Board has confirmed. She was one of the writers on Thor: Ragnarok , though the site reports that she was denied credit by the WGA. "That is untrue. We parted ways because of creative and, more importantly, philosophical differences", the two explained in a statement to The New York Times . (more...)
Nancy Pelosi a 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars' Guest Judge Nancy Pelosi a 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars' Guest Judge
- January 20, 2018

The Democrat politician, whose district includes San Francisco, tweeted she had a "fabulous" time doing the show. Since its launch in 2009, RuPaul's Drag Race has transformed from a cult favourite into a mainstream hit, and has also launched two spin-off shows. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen wants Twitter followers to help name baby Chrissy Teigen wants Twitter followers to help name baby
- January 20, 2018

If you looked at her Snapchat on Wednesday afternoon, Chrissy Teigen appeared to turn up at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to make good on her word (as previously promised) to " host " Donald Trump's totally weird event, the Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year-aka the Fake News Awards. (more...)
Action Comics landmark 1000th issue features new/old Superman costume Action Comics landmark 1000th issue features new/old Superman costume
- January 19, 2018

After recently signing an exclusive deal with DC Comics , he'll be inspired by a whole new pool of heroes and villains. Action Comics #1000 will mark the first time the Superman costume has had underwear on the outside in almost seven years. (more...)
WWE superstars tag team Lip Sync Battle on 'The Tonight Show' WWE superstars tag team Lip Sync Battle on 'The Tonight Show'
- January 19, 2018

McMahon and Triple H took things in another direction. The stakes, if Triple H and Stephanie won, were that Fallon would make an appearance at Raw's Anniversary show. By the time the song was over, it was clear that McMahon and Triple H were the winners. The special is set to feature a number of returning WWE legends including Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, announcers Jim Ross and Jerry "The King" Lawler, Scott Hall, The Bella Twins, ... (more...)
Australian Open: Youngsters trouble top seeds Australian Open: Youngsters trouble top seeds
- January 19, 2018

The two women were the last people out on court on Friday, with their match eventually finishing past midnight local time , though this seemed to play very little part in what was an engaging contest, though it was the Dane who was the stronger of the two. (more...)