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Princess Diana's friend haunted by guilt over her death Princess Diana's friend haunted by guilt over her death
- August 30, 2017

You will never be forgotten no matter what. The shy daughter of an overbearing father who made no secret of the fact he was hoping for a boy, much has been made of Diana's nearly pathological need for paternal approval and affection. Says Prince Harry: "When she died there was such an outpour of emotion and love which was quite shocking". We have included the famous picture of Diana wearing the protective vest of the Halo Trust mine clearers; this wonderful charity was a partner in the ... (more...)
'Game of Thrones' stars speak out on developments of Season 7 finale 'Game of Thrones' stars speak out on developments of Season 7 finale
- August 30, 2017

Speaking in a behind-the-scenes commentary for the show , Clarke said: "As actor's, it's just weird". "The reality of what they are to each other, I don't know how that's going to - I mean, I think kind of [gags] might be the reaction". Game of Thrones is over for this year, and it's looking quite likely we'll be spending all of 2018 without our favorite show about dragons and incest on the air. (more...)
Kevin Hart Challenges Celebrities To Donate To The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey Kevin Hart Challenges Celebrities To Donate To The Victims Of Hurricane Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Hart took the lead for the " Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge " but made sure to tag several prolific entertainers in his post to carry on the torch. United customers have raised more than $5.7million in the last 5 years for previous disaster relief campaigns . Hamilton writer, star and songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda said in a tweet: " Help Texas". (more...)
California: Berkeley protests turn tense after political right, left face off
- August 30, 2017

But police were able to head off any wider violence . Violent protests erupted yet again in Berkeley during a planned "March Against Marxism" event that never actually took place. The man who was later beaten seemed to be with Gibson and was verbally egging on the counter-protesters, he said . Officers arrested 13 people, most for having prohibited items, Greenwood said. (more...)
Harvey a storm of 'epic proportion' Harvey a storm of 'epic proportion'
- August 30, 2017

On Tuesday, Harvey officially set a new USA record for rainfall from a tropical system as it continued to drench southern Texas, and forecasters predicted it would make landfall again, this time along Louisiana's coast. "We're anticipating over 30,000 people being placed in shelters temporarily - to basically stabilize the situation and provide for their care". Floodwaters have already reached the rooflines of single-story homes with the US' fourth-largest city still mostly paralysed by one ... (more...)
Corinne Olympios of 'Bachelor in Paradise' says she's a media victim Corinne Olympios of 'Bachelor in Paradise' says she's a media victim
- August 30, 2017

Regarding the incident, Olympios admitted, "I really don't remember much at all". "All of a sudden people became an expert on the situation and what happened.it was just terrible to deal with". Nearly three months later, Corinne Olympios is still dealing with the aftermath of the Bachelor in Paradise sex scandal - and learning from it. (more...)
In 'The Walking Dead In 'The Walking Dead
- August 30, 2017

Players will have to battle the zombies using a variety of weaponry. No specific release date has been announced for Our World . It's definitely a more grown-up game than Pokemon Go , however, with blood, guns and general mayhem galore. (more...)
Taylor Swift teams up with UPS to deliver upcoming album, Taylor Swift teams up with UPS to deliver upcoming album, "Reputation"
- August 30, 2017

What do you think about Taylor Swift's " Look What You Made Me Do? ". Since this was the most anticipated music video in the last 10 years (that's not high praise, no one cares about music videos anymore), Twitter of course had a field day. (more...)
'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as US No.1 'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as US No.1
- August 30, 2017

THERE'S no sign of slowing down for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's " Despacito " featuring Justin Bieber as it led the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA for 16th week. " Despacito " was nominated for song of the summer at MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday but - confusingly for many - lost to Lil Uzi Vert's "XO TOUR Llif3". (more...)
No, There's Not A Shark Swimming On The Freeway In Houston No, There's Not A Shark Swimming On The Freeway In Houston
- August 30, 2017

It has previously been credited to numerous other natural disasters. Since then the same image has been recirculated several times over, typically localized to some big city in the United States that has just experienced a hurricane or other weather event producing heavy rains and floods. (more...)
USA refiners brace for more punishment from Tropical Storm Harvey USA refiners brace for more punishment from Tropical Storm Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Greg Abbott. The White House said the president and first lady Melania Trump will depart early Tuesday morning for Corpus Christi, where they'll receive a briefing on relief efforts by local leaders and relief organizations. "I want to thank you for coming out", Trump said. Houston , the fourth-largest city in the USA and the most populous in Texas, was still conducting emergency operations, with multiple road closures and no access to area hospitals for ambulances, four days since ... (more...)
Ric Flair speaks out for first time since being hospitalized Ric Flair speaks out for first time since being hospitalized
- August 30, 2017

It's worth noting that Dave Meltzer of F4WOnline.com is reporting that while Flair is "out of the water" in terms of his health situation looking grave, he "still has a long way to go" before he is back to 100-percent. For its part, the daughter of the ex-wrestler, Charlotte Flair, is back within the group of the WWE journeys for galas across North America. Flair, 68, was originally hospitalized for "routine monitoring" but wound up needing surgery, which was not on his heart. (more...)
Katie Price says there's MORE to come out about Kieran's affair Katie Price says there's MORE to come out about Kieran's affair
- August 30, 2017

She even says it now when we look back at pictures". She also further claimed that Katie, the mother of two children with Kieran, owes her money, stating: "Katie owed me thousands and thousands of pounds". Kieran told me they were f***ing all over my house for a year. Insisting that all reports were true and that her marriage to Kieran was over, Katie said: "Our marriage was ideal, our sex life was flawless, our family life was flawless". (more...)
Justin Bieber's Testicle Injury Causes Firing, Legal Drama for NY Hospital Staffer Justin Bieber's Testicle Injury Causes Firing, Legal Drama for NY Hospital Staffer
- August 30, 2017

There is a new wrongful termination lawsuit surrounding an incident involving Justin Bieber's testicles. Rumors had been circulating that Bieber had sought medical treatment for an STD. People adds that Lombardo claims she never believed the rumors about Justin having an STI , and that she never even interacted with the singer during his visit. (more...)
Swifties Suspect the REAL Taylor Swift is Hidden in Swifties Suspect the REAL Taylor Swift is Hidden in "LWYMMD" Music Video
- August 30, 2017

In an inspired piece of placement, Taylor dropped the video for "Look What You Made Me Do" Sunday night during MTV's Video Music Awards, a move that has helped Ms. The scene in Taylor Swift's new video where she raids the bank vault of a music streaming company is coming true. The record was previously held by Adele's "Hello", which garnered 27.7 million views in its first 24 hours of availability, while "Look What You Made Me Do", has already registered 31 million views (and rising). (more...)
Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters
- August 30, 2017

However, the flooding in the search area was too severe and the search was delayed until Tuesday, when at around 8 a.m., rescuers recovered Perez's body. The storm is expected to bring more rain through Thursday before moving toward Louisiana. His wife had asked him not to go into work that day, but Perez responded with, "We've got work to do", Acevedo said. (more...)
Texas Diaper Bank in dire need of donations due to Hurricane Harvey Texas Diaper Bank in dire need of donations due to Hurricane Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Beyonce also released a statement on Monday to The Houston Chronicle , saying, "My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston , and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so courageous and determined to do so much to help ". (more...)
Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do'
- August 29, 2017

That crown belongs to Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" for now. It was not clear if Swift is attending the show, to be held at the Forum in Inglewood, California. One caveat to Swift's streaming success is that, on Spotify at least, interest in her comeback single dropped over the weekend. As for her shirt, many believe it's a reference to Swift's much-discussed love life. (more...)
Deleted 'Wonder Woman' Scene Sets the Stage for 'Justice League' Deleted 'Wonder Woman' Scene Sets the Stage for 'Justice League'
- August 29, 2017

It's a scene very reminiscent of the other epilogue to the superhero film set during a historical war - Peggy Carter and the Howling Commandos from Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger are shown in flashback in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (more...)
Luke Cage Season 2 First Look Image Reveals Misty Knight's [SPOILER] Luke Cage Season 2 First Look Image Reveals Misty Knight's [SPOILER]
- August 29, 2017

Presumably, the arm Misty sports in the new photo has something to do with that tech. Today, Entertainment Weekly released the first photo from the next season of Luke Cage , featuring Luke wearing a T-shirt and Misty sporting a prosthetic seemingly designed specifically for gun-wielding. (more...)
Judge blocks Lynyrd Skynyrd movie from former drummer Artimus Pyle Judge blocks Lynyrd Skynyrd movie from former drummer Artimus Pyle
- August 29, 2017

However, in June, Gary Rossington , Johnny Van Zant and the estates of other Lynyrd Skynyrd members who were killed in the crash filed a lawsuit against Pyle and Cleopatra, stating that Pyle "is free to exploit his own personal life story", but that the biopic could violate a consent order, agreed to in 1988 by Pyle and other Skynyrd members, and "may contain a potentially inaccurate or skewed portrayal of Lynyrd Skynyrd's story as filtered exclusively through the eyes of Pyle masquerading ... (more...)
Uganda reinforces border security with South Sudan after clashes Uganda reinforces border security with South Sudan after clashes
- August 29, 2017

Slain: Freelance journalist Christopher Allen (left in undated picture), 28, was killed in South Sudan on Saturday. Chol also allegedly said Allen was killed on the frontline while holding a gun as government troops engaged in fight with rebels that lasted several hours, before his corpse was found and evacuated to Juba . (more...)
Princess Diana: Her Continuing Legacy in the 20 Years After Her Death
- August 29, 2017

Not long after, we got word from the Associated Press that Diana had died at the hospital. "I'd have to say, when it becomes that personal as walking behind your mother's funeral cort├Ęge, it goes to another level of duty", he said. Now, after trying to figure out the truth about her life, she lives with a hidden identity. One of Bulgaria's most popular newspapers, 24 Chasa, recently published five pages of stories and a large photo spread about the BBC's new documentary on Lady Diana ... (more...)
Princess Diana: A common touch that bridged social divides
- August 29, 2017

Any reservations turned out to be well-founded; the marriage did not work out well. "Imagine if Twitter or Facebook had been around in her ( Diana's ) day!" The extent of the royal recovery could be seen in 2011, when Diana's eldest son Prince William married Kate in a ceremony watched worldwide as Britons held street parties in the couple's honor. (more...)
Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do Breaks Streaming Records Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do Breaks Streaming Records
- August 29, 2017

It received 28 million views in 24 hours, overtaking Adele's Hello. The title had previously been held by the lyric video for " Something Just Like This " from Coldplay and the Chainsmokers, which racked up 9 million views in a single day. (more...)