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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Read 'Bedtime Stories' to Twins Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Read 'Bedtime Stories' to Twins
- April 28, 2017

Which is fair: the photo shows the two of them cuddled up in bed with their children, with Nick so comfortable he fell asleep. The family left the venue together and went to Mariah's home. That's always my dream girl. When the paparazzi asked Nick about their frequent hangouts, he joked, "you do realize were a family, right?" in a video from TMZ . (more...)
Former 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Undergoes Weight Loss Surgery Former 'Dance Moms' Star Abby Lee Miller Undergoes Weight Loss Surgery
- April 28, 2017

In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight prior to the surgery, Miller expressed her anxieties about going under the knife, saying, "There's nobody freaking out if something happens to me". Miller also said that she hasn't totally closed the door on Dance Moms either , but that some big changes would need to be implemented before she'd consider it. (more...)
Texas House Undergoes Emotional Anti-Sanctuary Bill Debate
- April 28, 2017

Victoria Neave , (D) Dallas . Texas slaps sanctuaries: The Texas House , after 15-plus hours of heated debate , approved a strict ban on sanctuary cities that could allow the state to block funding from local governments in defiance. (more...)
Jonathan Demme, Director Of 'Silence Of The Lambs,' Dies At 73 Jonathan Demme, Director Of 'Silence Of The Lambs,' Dies At 73
- April 27, 2017

Demme is best known as the director of movies " Silence of the Lambs " and " Philadelphia " but he also had a long history in capturing live music for the big screen. Demme made numerous films with Neil Young ("Heart of Gold", "Neil Young Trunk Show", "Neil Young Journeys") as well as a documentary of Spalding Grey's monologues ("Swimming in Cambodia") and a film with the singer-songwriter Robin Hitchcock ("Storefront Hitchcock") "Jonathan was a born movie-maker: He loved people and he loved ... (more...)
Jeff Goldblum to reprise his role as the know-it-all scientist Jeff Goldblum to reprise his role as the know-it-all scientist
- April 27, 2017

Click right here for more on Jurassic World 2, including the first official image. Spielberg commended Goldblum's talent in an interview conducted for "Jurassic Park" where he said: " Jeff Goldblum is an incredibly naturalistic actor". The Hollywood Reporter ( THR ) first broke the news of Goldblum's casting in the untitled fifth " Jurassic Park " movie. Jeff Goldblum is returning to Jurassic Park . (more...)
More Arrested in NYPD Gun-Licensing Probe Involving Bribes and Prostitutes More Arrested in NYPD Gun-Licensing Probe Involving Bribes and Prostitutes
- April 26, 2017

The two took the bribes from expediters like Gaetano "Guy" Valastro, who also served with the NYPD between 1988 and 1999, and showered them with "cash, paid vacations, personal jewelry, catered parties, guns, gun paraphernalia and other benefits", federal prosecutors said. (more...)
'Frozen 2' Release Date Confirmed for Late 2019
- April 26, 2017

Frozen 2 is coming November 27th 2019, exactly 6 years after Frozen's wide theatrical release. " Frozen " grossed $1.3 billion at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time. Meanwhile, a Frozen stage musical is set to open in summer 2017, while a Broadway debut of the same name is scheduled for 2018. But some films, per this new schedule, have been dramatically pushed back. (more...)
New York City Plans to Expand Preschool to 3-Year-Olds New York City Plans to Expand Preschool to 3-Year-Olds
- April 26, 2017

Get free real-time news alerts from the New York City Patch. The "3-K for All" effort will be more challenging than the current program for 4-year-olds, requiring the city to finance and find classroom space and teachers trained to work with younger children, de Blasio said. (more...)
Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car, possible overdose Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car, possible overdose
- April 23, 2017

Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter says the cause of death is under investigation, but drug paraphernalia and alcohol were found in the auto parked on a busy street. "I love her for that". In 1977, Gooding left the group to record solo for Motown but returned two years later for two albums and again in 1986. He kept it brief but shared an image of his father with Main Ingredient and included the caption, "Eternal..." The couple reportedly separated in 1974 but remarried in 1995. (more...)
Apple and Nike Launch New Neutral-Toned 'Apple Watch NikeLab' Apple and Nike Launch New Neutral-Toned 'Apple Watch NikeLab'
- April 22, 2017

Apple and Nike have had a long-standing partnership, but unlike previous collaborations between the two companies, the Apple Watch NikeLab is a slick, toned-down wearable crafted in a more neutral color palette. Nope. Neither Apple nor Nike will be selling it separately. If you want to purchase it, you can buy it from Nike directly or from the Apple Watch store at the Isetan department store in Shinjuku, Tokyo. (more...)
Fowler, Hoffman edge ahead at sun-drenched Masters Fowler, Hoffman edge ahead at sun-drenched Masters
- April 21, 2017

Mickelson will be paired with Spieth for Saturday's third round. They are at 6-under 210 for 54 holes. Alas, he failed to earn himself a sizable advantage heading into the third round, which is an even bigger concern with the suddenly crowded leaderboard. (more...)
Trump fundraises for Ga. Republican ahead of runoff
- April 21, 2017

For U.S. President Donald Trump , an off-year congressional election on Tuesday in the reliably Republican northern suburbs of Atlanta could spell trouble if Democratic upstart Jon Ossoff pulls off a surprise victory. "Glad to be of help!" he wrote late on Tuesday. With just two candidates in the race, Republicans are vowing to close ranks behind Handel's candidacy. (more...)
Fear the Walking Dead goes fourth Fear the Walking Dead goes fourth
- April 20, 2017

Ogg plays Negan's right-hand man, Simon, who has proven to be a charismatic and crafty substitute for his more overbearing boss when it comes to keeping the Hilltop Community under control. What do you think of AMC's decision to up Steven Ogg, Katelyn Nacon and Pollyanna McIntosh to series regulars in Season 8? Per the network, the image represents "the idea that the person you become in the new world is more brutal, savage and heartless; and capable of things that were unimaginable before ... (more...)
Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant
- April 20, 2017

A short statement from her representative on Wednesday (Thursday AEST) said: "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall". But, as Williams recounted on Facebook , she was too fast for him. She posed for the picture in a yellow, one-piece bathing suit that showed her baby bump. A congratulatory tweet from the Women's Tennis Association was also deleted. (more...)
Wounded vet running Boston Marathon carries race partner across finish line Wounded vet running Boston Marathon carries race partner across finish line
- April 20, 2017

After his injury, he competed in multiple marathons including Boston, New York, Chicago and Detroit all using a hand-bike. She added that the Boston Marathon in particular was a special event."Boston's a great race because the city just embraces all the runners; the atmosphere on the course and all the volunteers are awesome", she said.Julia Miller and Jackie Loween, both of Alexandria, Minnesota, are two friends who trained for the marathon together, each with their own special cause behind ... (more...)
Salman releases first poster of 'Tubelight' Salman releases first poster of 'Tubelight'
- April 20, 2017

It's out! Giving little respite to scores of his fans, the Dabangg of Bollywood has finally released the first poster of his much awaited flick "Tubelight". Salman Khan is producing this film under SKBH productions. The big budget mega banner film is slated to release on Eid . Besides these, the backdrop of the film is intriguing, the 1962 Sino-Indian War. (more...)
Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep
- April 19, 2017

The three goals put Guentzel's playoff point total at five, giving him a tie with linemate Sidney Crosby for second-most so far this postseason. ST. Louis Blues. Thirteen minutes into the second period, Werenski was struck in the face by a Phil Kessel shot, causing a big gash below his right eye. (more...)
Musician John Warren Geils Jr. dies in Massachusetts at 71 Musician John Warren Geils Jr. dies in Massachusetts at 71
- April 19, 2017

Geils Band . Guitarist John Warren Geils Jr ., popularly known as J. Geils , was found dead at the age of 71 in his home in Groton, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. Founded in 1967, The J Geils Band released 11 studio albums, among them the U.S. chart-topping Freeze-Frame, before breaking up in 1985. In 1970, the band was signed to Atlantic records and, on November 16, 1970, released their debut album. (more...)
'The Fate of the Furious' races to record opening
- April 18, 2017

The "Fast and the Furious" is a global juggernaut for Universal Pictures , which plans two additional pictures. Heading into the weekend, most analysts expected the film would roar past the $ 100 million mark, instead of inch over the line. (more...)
'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever
- April 18, 2017

That was the humblebrag made by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission in an email to members Monday boasting about the box office debut of the filmed-in-Cleveland, "The Fate of the Furious". 1, "Marvel's the Avengers" ($392.5 million in 2015) at No. 8 and "Spider-Man 3" ($381.7 million in 2007) at No. 11. The monstrous global debut drove the film to a $532.5 million three-day worldwide opening, the biggest ever, surpassing the $529 million record set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. (more...)
Lorde Kinda Covered Kanye West's Lorde Kinda Covered Kanye West's "Runaway" at Coachella
- April 18, 2017

Tickets cost just $20 each in reference to Lorde's age, which alright, no need to rub it in. Watch footage of Lorde's Coachella set and " Homemade Dynamite " below. In what Billboard described as a "far cry from her stripped down performance" in 2014, Lorde's full-production set was full of lights, dancing and even a box full of dancers replicating a club scene. (more...)
Washington Nationals bats again silenced by Jeremy Hellickson in 4-2 loss Washington Nationals bats again silenced by Jeremy Hellickson in 4-2 loss
- April 18, 2017

And even if it is April, that's the way that game is played. His five walks, including four vs. the Mets last time out, are a little off for the righty. And what the Phils are missing on multiple levels. Ruf was 11 for 31 with three home runs, three doubles and eight walks off Gonzalez, tormenting him while in a Phillies uniform. (more...)
Sienna Miller calls Brad Pitt dating rumours Sienna Miller calls Brad Pitt dating rumours "silly"
- April 18, 2017

Check out in detail! When asked about it, Miller laughed off the suggestion, saying, "I'm not going to even dignify it with a response". "It's predictable and silly", she added. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was built in 1913. Peace could be over between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt! It has six bedrooms, plus ten baths. According to JustJared.com, the property which is spread over 2.1 acres of land, also includes a pool, rose gardens, rolling lawns, a library and much more. (more...)
Tanaka finds form, Yanks beat Cards 4-3 for 5th straight win Tanaka finds form, Yanks beat Cards 4-3 for 5th straight win
- April 17, 2017

Torreyes jogged out of the box, assuming he'd just popped out, but picked up the pace as the ball fell and managed to stretch his single into an awkwardly-slid-into double. St. Louis entered the night with a majors-worst 7.86 bullpen ERA. Their first run came thanks to Martinez's lack of control. Gardner raced home easily. (more...)
Pearl Jam, Tupac, Yes, Journey to be inducted into Rock Hall
- April 17, 2017

That was the theme as the group was inducted Friday - fans constantly screaming and hooting after someone said the band's name or a camera panned to the rockers. "You're the ones who put us here", Perry said to the Journey fans, earning one of the night's loudest applauses. Snoop Dogg inducted his friend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur , and accepted the award on his behalf, saying, "I know you're gonna live forever, 'cause legends always do". (more...)
Parks & Rec egg hunt an Easter weekend tradition Parks & Rec egg hunt an Easter weekend tradition
- April 17, 2017

Before the Lansing Lugnuts game against the Lake County Captains, the Lugnuts will be dropping Easter Eggs onto the outfield from a helicopter. While most of the kids grabbed as many eggs as possible and then went on their merry way, several others used their egg-hunting methods to maximize their egg count. (more...)
There is only one explanation for Jesus' resurrection There is only one explanation for Jesus' resurrection
- April 17, 2017

The men volunteered to be whipped and nailed to crosses in a yearly Good Friday ritual, asking for forgiveness for their sins by experiencing the pain Jesus is believed to have endured. "We wanted them to be able to celebrate that important moment with a group of believers", Belford said. Ken Mufuka, chairman of the church council at Trinity United Methodist Church in Greenwood, is a native of Zimbabwe. (more...)
Emma Morano, World's Oldest Person, Dies at 117
- April 16, 2017

Morano - who received Dr. Brava's nearly-daily call on Friday - was born in 1899, and she was also believed to have been the last surviving person in the world born in the 1800s. Emma Morano blows candles in the day of her birthday in Verbania, Italy , Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Morano left her husband in 1938 because he would beat her. (more...)
April the giraffe gives birth before online audience
- April 16, 2017

On Saturday, Facebook and YouTube livestream superstar April the giraffe finally gave birth to her calf. This will be April's 5-year-old baby daddy Oliver's first calf. Congratulations to April and Oliver on their baby calf! April is one of the most popular residents at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. (more...)
Janet Jackson introduces baby boy to world with photo on Twitter Janet Jackson introduces baby boy to world with photo on Twitter
- April 16, 2017

On Friday night, Janet Jackson shared the first photo her her son Eissa and is it was well worth the wait. And the sweet snap of Eissa comes after it was previously claimed Janet was only allowing "a select few" people to see her baby so soon after the birth. (more...)
Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
- April 15, 2017

Also Saturday - Naperville Trinity Church of the Nazarene has both an Easter egg hunt and pancake breakfast for kids up to 4 grade. The other eggs will also contain other prizes like school supplies and sweets. Kids 11 and younger can hunt for candy around the market in Henderson, and get a free ride ticket and raffle ticket. Kids can play in the indoor play area for 2 hours, and there will be a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. (more...)
Russia's spurned singer tapped as Eurovision 2018 contestant Russia's spurned singer tapped as Eurovision 2018 contestant
- April 15, 2017

Channel 1 director Konstantin Ernst said Friday an agreement has been reached with the European Broadcasting Union for Samoylova to be Russia's entry next year. In 2009, the EBU rejected Georgia's entry, a disco-flavoured song called We Don't Wanna Put In , a barely veiled criticism of Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the wake of the previous year's short war between Georgia and Russia . (more...)
Abigail Breslin Bravely Opens Up About Her Assault Abigail Breslin Bravely Opens Up About Her Assault
- April 13, 2017

The former child star also featured the comment as a pinned tweet , and has elicited a number of thoughtful responses from fans as a result. Breslin, who is set to star in ABC's upcoming TV remake of the 1987 classic Dirty Dancing, has received an outpouring of support and love from fans on social media since opening up, and took to Twitter on Tuesday to thank everyone. (more...)
Judge rules baby can be allowed to die, against parents' wishes Judge rules baby can be allowed to die, against parents' wishes
- April 13, 2017

A statement from the Great Ormond Street Hospital, which was issued following the High Court ruling, said: "Our focus now is to work with Charlie's family to plan for the next stages in Charlie's care". Instead they recommended Charlie be taken off life support and transferred to palliative care. Mr Gard cried "no", while other family members broke down in tears after hearing the judge's ruling. (more...)
Mel B Says Simon Cowell Convinced Her to Leave Her Estranged Husband Mel B Says Simon Cowell Convinced Her to Leave Her Estranged Husband
- April 12, 2017

The new reports comes after it has been claimed Stephen is planning to drag the nanny he allegedly got pregnant into the divorce courts to be a witness against Mel. "He wanted double that but he'll take what's being offered because if he gets into a fight with her then her pockets are much deeper than his". The America's Got Talent judge star didn't look too upset after the run-in with police, as she was seen chatting on the phone and picking up a pack of cigarettes at a liquor store ... (more...)
My future not affecting players - Wenger after
- April 12, 2017

Goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic sealed the Eagles' impressive victory at Selhurst Park and heaped further pressure on Arsenal and under-fire manager Arsene Wenger. The uncertainty over his future has been a major distraction for a team lacking the fighting spirit required to cope with adversity. He had led Arsenal to top-four finishes in each of his previous 20 seasons at the helm. (more...)
Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods
- April 12, 2017

The next closest act for this year's event is Twenty One Pilots. Other big contenders include twenty one pilots (17 nominations) and Rihanna (14). And their final nod came in the Top Rock Tour category, where they square off against Coldplay and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Musician Pete Wentz of "Fall Out Boy" and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels announced the 2017 Billboard Music Award nominees for five categories live on " Good Morning America " today. (more...)
Actor From Kendall Jenner Pepsi Commercial Addresses Backlash Actor From Kendall Jenner Pepsi Commercial Addresses Backlash
- April 10, 2017

In the sketch from Saturday night, we see everything that happened "behind the scenes" of the commercial, featuring Beck Bennett as the wide-eyed director helming his first big job. "I know! It's cute , right?" Standing up against police brutality, racial injustice and inequality, the Black Lives Matter movement seeks to tackle systemic racism in American society, which the Pepsi commercial appears to trivialize. (more...)
Mel B loses battle to regain possession of alleged sex tapes Mel B loses battle to regain possession of alleged sex tapes
- April 10, 2017

The crew then had a doctor give her an unnecessary steroid injection meant to treat an allergic reaction. She's a great mother. According to TMZ , the singer's longtime makeup artist recently revealed that he has been keeping her secret for years because "she confided in him that Stephen Belafonte caused many of her injuries he covered up with makeup". (more...)
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcome their first baby Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcome their first baby
- April 10, 2017

A source confirmed the couple's baby news to PEOPLE in November shortly after Shayk's appearance on the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway. This is the first child for Cooper and Shayk , who have been dating since 2015, according to E! "(Bradley and Irina) just work really well together and want to spend every minute they have free together", a source told the website. (more...)

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