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The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is burning The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is burning
- April 16, 2019

It is a building that has seen centuries of history and is a symbol of France. "Everything is burning, nothing will remain from the frame", Notre Dame spokesman Andre Finot said, according to the Associated Press . "On behalf of the State of Israel, I would like to express my deepest solidarity with France and the French nation over the awful fire at Notre Dame, a world symbol of civilization", he said. (more...)
Festival-goers told to run as fire breaks out at Coachella overnight Festival-goers told to run as fire breaks out at Coachella overnight
- April 15, 2019

Fire officials responded to the festival campgrounds around 2:06 a.m. Saturday, almost an hour after the final performance, CBS Los Angeles reported . Cal Fire Riverside reported the fire at about 2 a.m. near the center of Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif. This year's festival, which wraps up on April 21, is headlined by Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and Tame Impala. (more...)
Favreau gives 'Star Wars' fans 1st look at 'The Mandalorian' Favreau gives 'Star Wars' fans 1st look at 'The Mandalorian'
- April 15, 2019

As the first " Star Wars " live-action series, " The Mandalorian " is leaning into the Western and samurai influences that first inspired George Lucas in creating the galaxy far, far away. Weathers' character is looking for someone to seek a very .exclusive product, and hires The Mandalorian to take care of business. Disney announced on their official Twitter account that all of the Star Wars films will be added to the service. (more...)
Meghan Markle's first baby photos revealed Meghan Markle's first baby photos revealed
- April 14, 2019

As Good Housekeeping points out, there's actually a much longer history of royal mothers having private births than public ones. The palace press office has announced very few details about their plans, refusing to comment on unconfirmed British media reports that Meghan may opt for a home birth. (more...)
Nipsey Hussle funeral service expected to draw thousands Nipsey Hussle funeral service expected to draw thousands
- April 12, 2019

Most who filed in for the public memorial at arena Thursday were young adults, but ages ranged from small children to the elderly. The book of almost 100 pages contained numerous photos of Hussle with his fiancée Lauren London , his children, and friends like Russell Westbrook and Snoop Dogg . (more...)
Black hole image released by scientists in world first Black hole image released by scientists in world first
- April 12, 2019

Jessica Dempsey is deputy director of the East Asian Observatory in Hawaii and a co-discoverer in the project. The existence of black holes has always been taken for granted because of the severe effect their gravity has on the orbits of stars in the galactic core. (more...)
Julian Assange Has Been Arrested Julian Assange Has Been Arrested
- April 12, 2019

Sweden has dropped an investigation into rape allegations against Assange , but he refuses to come out for fear of facing USA charges related to WikiLeaks' publication of classified documents. Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson said he "has been arrested not just for breach of bail conditions but also in relation to a United States extradition request". (more...)
Kit Harington Reveals He Wants to Be a Father Kit Harington Reveals He Wants to Be a Father
- April 12, 2019

Martin also said of all the storylines dropped from the show, he misses Lady Stoneheart the most-a feeling that's been echoed by many fans ever since the vengeful character was left out of Game of Thrones Season 4. Led to an unfriendly assemblage of Night's Watch members who weren't super keen on his soft spot for wildlings, Jon Snow gets stabbed repeatedly (prompting a chorus of loud and moist puncture sound effects). (more...)
Meghan and Harry want to celebrate birth of baby in private Meghan and Harry want to celebrate birth of baby in private
- April 12, 2019

William has already attended meetings of the estate, which manages the assets and finances of the royal family . Largely, that has pretty much been respected. Instead, it is likely that photographs of Meghan and Harry's baby will be released a few days after the birth. The television tycoon stopped by " CBS This Morning " on Wednesday to discuss a new mental health partnership initiative with Prince Harry - slated to launch next year on Apple 's new streaming service - and ... (more...)
Thanos LTM possibly returning to Fortnite for Avengers: Endgame Thanos LTM possibly returning to Fortnite for Avengers: Endgame
- April 12, 2019

And I don't know why. All that mental math considered, it seems that the breakdown of heroes in Endgame might not be even - it could be a split of 9-3-2 to start and then change as the movie progresses. The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios' grand conclusion to twenty-two films , " Avengers: Endgame ". (more...)
The World's First Photo of a Black Hole The World's First Photo of a Black Hole
- April 11, 2019

Astronomers are about to reveal a spectacular landmark image that will mark the first time humanity has ever seen a black hole . Matter pulled in by the black hole is believed to settle in a disc-like formation (the accretion disc), moving faster and becoming hotter as it draws closer to the event horizon , creating light. (more...)
Avengers: Endgame clip explains why Captain Marvel didn't show up before now Avengers: Endgame clip explains why Captain Marvel didn't show up before now
- April 11, 2019

In it, Thor gave his - doubtless unwanted - endorsement of Brie Larson's Captain Marvel , as his hammer whistled past her head. The actress' understanding of Carol Danvers changed the more time she spent with her and that impacted how she wanted her to look. (more...)
Felicity Huffman, 12 others to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman, 12 others to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
- April 09, 2019

This transgression towards her and the public I will carry for the rest of my life. Authorities say the scheme was overseen by California college admissions consultant William "Rick" Singer, who has pleaded guilty to facilitating the cheating scam and bribing coaches to present the parents' children as fake athletic recruits. (more...)
Allison Mack Allison Mack "Smallville" actress pleads guilty today in NXIVM sex slave case
- April 09, 2019

The indictment released past year claimed many so-called slaves were branded on their pelvic areas using a cauterizing pen with a symbol which, unbeknownst to them, incorporated Raniere's initials. Mack, who is best known for her role as Clark Kent's friend in the television series " Smallville ", was one of six defendants in a federal racketeering indictment filed previous year against members of Nxivm. (more...)
Solange Knowles cancels her Coachella gig Solange Knowles cancels her Coachella gig
- April 09, 2019

Fans and supporters of Solange Knowles heading to Coachella will unfortunately not get to see Solo grace the stage this year. Solange was scheduled to perform at the festival on Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, April 20. Solange offered "her sincerest apologies", according to a statement from Coachella . Solange herself has not commented on the cancellation yet. (more...)
'SNL' Proposes 'Game of Thrones' Spinoffs, Including One with Mariska Hargitay & Ice 'SNL' Proposes 'Game of Thrones' Spinoffs, Including One with Mariska Hargitay & Ice
- April 09, 2019

Kit Harington - aka Jon Snow - took to the stage, sans beard, and, after a few self-deprecating cracks about some of his less successful roles ( Pompeii , Silent Hill: Revelation ), took questions from the audience ... In the fake promo, we got a look at Castle Black , a Riverdale-style romance drama set in the GoT universe, as well as the animated adult comedy Arya , modeled after the angsty MTV comedy Daria , and the children's show on HBO Kids called Dire Guys , a Paw Patrol ... (more...)
Kodak Black faces backlash over comments about Nipsey Hussle's girlfriend Kodak Black faces backlash over comments about Nipsey Hussle's girlfriend
- April 08, 2019

Hussle, who was also a member of the Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips Los Angeles gang, was reportedly set to meet with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to discuss gang violence, according to Complex Magazine. Hussle's memorial is planned for Thursday. Surveillance video of the March 31 shooting shows Hussle raising his head after the initial shot. Early reports by TMZ suggest that only ticket holders will be allowed inside the venue, but on Saturday, Karen Civil announced ... (more...)
Bezos Divorce Makes MacKenzie World's 3rd Richest Woman Bezos Divorce Makes MacKenzie World's 3rd Richest Woman
- April 06, 2019

In a tweet Thursday, MacKenzie Bezos said she would keep 25% of the couple's Amazon stock, which should give her a 4% stake in the company. Jeff Bezos will retain voting control over all her shares and will also maintain all his interests in the Washington Post and Blue Origin. (more...)
Britain's Prince Harry Condemns Fortnite as 'Irresponsible' & Wants It Banned Britain's Prince Harry Condemns Fortnite as 'Irresponsible' & Wants It Banned
- April 06, 2019

As Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex , prepare for the imminent arrival of their first child, they've been in the midst of a great deal of transition within the royal fold. Who is Prince Harry and can he ban Fortnite in the UK? Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and member of the British royal family, thinks that gaming phenomenon Fortnite shouldn't be allowed . (more...)
Google shuts down Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales Google shuts down Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL sales
- April 06, 2019

The plan was to first deploy this on Pixel 3 and make sure that everything actually works. As previously noted, Google Duplex is now being rolled out in the USA to all non-Pixel smartphones such as Samsung's latest Galaxy S10. Indeed it doesn't take much shopping around to find a refurbished Pixel 2 for under $300. Deals site Woot is now offering refurbished Pixel 3 XL handsets with 128GB of storage in black for just $519.99. (more...)
A Look at Sophie Turner Maisie Williams Through the Years A Look at Sophie Turner Maisie Williams Through the Years
- April 05, 2019

The good thing about telling my mom was that she's a vault. She said: "Honestly, being completely honest, it made me petrified most of the time. Because she's [already] forgotten it". Emilia, who was just 24 at the time, was quickly sent for an MRI after the shocking event, where they diagnosed her with a subarachnoid haemorrhage. (more...)
Bieber pregnancy prank sparks internet outrage Bieber pregnancy prank sparks internet outrage
- April 04, 2019

An hour after the second pic sent fans into a frenzy, the 25-year-old singer seemingly confirmed that he was, in fact, pranking his fans all along. JB eventually copped to the prank by sharing yet another image of a sonogram, this time, showing a puppy inside. (more...)
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Have Just Launched Their Own Instagram Account Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Have Just Launched Their Own Instagram Account
- April 04, 2019

Harry Aitkenhead of Coral said: "We've been bowled over by this gamble and out of absolutely nowhere Elizabeth is the new favourite to be the name of Harry and Meghan's first child". Interest in the account has likely been spurred by the fact that Meghan is expected to give birth in late April or early May. Within 12 hours the newest account had collected more than 920,000 followers and followed just 21 pages, among them the three existing Royal accounts. (more...)
Harry and Meghan join Instagram as couple split from William and Kate Harry and Meghan join Instagram as couple split from William and Kate
- April 04, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined Instagram , setting up their own account on the social media platform. They shared some photos alongside a caption welcoming fans to their new profile. With just a single gallery post the account was attracting followers by the thousands. It comes just two weeks after the Palace announced Meghan and Harry were separating from the Cambridges and getting their own royal household. (more...)
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Officially Join Instagram! Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Officially Join Instagram!
- April 03, 2019

Their first post alone, has already attracted over 60k likes, including one from Meghan's best friend Jessica Mulroney . We don't know if the Sussexes will go the route of Princess Eugenie and do their own posting or if it will be completely run by their communications team. (more...)
Nipsey Hussle Died of Gunshots to the Head and Torso Nipsey Hussle Died of Gunshots to the Head and Torso
- April 03, 2019

The vehicle is a 2016 Chevy Cruze, white four doors, CA license plate 7RJD742. LAFD spokesperson Margaret Stewart added that there was no evidence of gunshot wounds, and that the majority of the injuries were from the crowd trampling people. (more...)
Ariana Grande Doesn't Ariana Grande Doesn't "Feel The Need" To Label Her Sexuality
- April 03, 2019

Ariana Grande has been accused of queer-baiting via her music on several occasions lately and her fans have demanded answers on social media. "My music being embraced and celebrated by the LGBTQ community is all I ever truly cared about when I thought about my career goals early on", Ariana previously wrote in a letter to the LGBTQ community. (more...)
Kane wants to become National Football League kicker 'in 10 or 12 years' Kane wants to become National Football League kicker 'in 10 or 12 years'
- March 31, 2019

Paul Gascoigne made an emotional return to White Hart Lane in Tottenham's final test event at their new stadium before they host their first Premier League match on Wednesday. England captain Harry Kane has praised his team for the way they handled themselves after being racially abused during their worldwide against Montenegro. (more...)
Nicolas Cage reportedly files for annulment four days after marriage Nicolas Cage reportedly files for annulment four days after marriage
- March 30, 2019

Again, this comes just a few days after they legally got married in Las Vegas. This is Cage's fourth marriage. The couple has been together since April of past year and surprised everyone when they appeared to be taking their love to the next level. (more...)
Miley Cyrus resurrects Hannah Montana, causes social media frenzy Miley Cyrus resurrects Hannah Montana, causes social media frenzy
- March 30, 2019

Cyrus started off by sharing pics of herself the salon, before presenting her new haircut and color - and it looks just like her former onscreen alter ego, Hannah Montana . One clip shows her rocking to "Nobody's flawless", while jokingly declaring, "except me of course". "#10YearChallenge." Honestly, we can hardly tell the difference, girl. (more...)
Apple Launches, Next Generation Credit Card, Name: Apple Launches, Next Generation Credit Card, Name: "Apple Card"
- March 30, 2019

When will the Apple Card be available? Specifically, users will simply lay the card near to their iPhone and it will be recognized. Pricing for Apple TV + hasn't been announced, but Apple said the service would be available in more than 100 countries. (more...)
Trump Says Feds Will Review the Jussie Smollett Case Trump Says Feds Will Review the Jussie Smollett Case
- March 29, 2019

The case was handed to First Assistant State's Attorney Joseph Magats . Meanwhile, Smollett's lawyer, Tina Glandian , said she is "not at all" concerned about an investigation of Smollett by the Department of Justice and FBI in an appearance on NBC's Today show Thursday. (more...)
Kamala Harris now 'completely confused' by Jussie Smollett case Kamala Harris now 'completely confused' by Jussie Smollett case
- March 28, 2019

He said his doubters would have believed him if he blamed Muslims. "This was not an exoneration". "Mr. Smollett is still saying that he is innocent, still running down the Chicago Police Department". Local authorities alleged Smollett sent the threat to himself, and when it failed to generate enough publicity, he hired two acquaintances to "attack" him. (more...)
Z Congratulates Jordan Peele on No. 1 Debut of ‘Us’ Z Congratulates Jordan Peele on No. 1 Debut of ‘Us’
- March 27, 2019

It exceeded industry expectations in a big way. It almost doubled its three-day projections, which were in the $38 million to $45 million range. It stars Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke as a couple forced to fend off blood-thirsty clones while vacationing with their kids. (more...)
Apple's Streaming Service: Here's Everything That Was Announced Apple's Streaming Service: Here's Everything That Was Announced
- March 27, 2019

It takes story. It takes production. Apple claims it features the "world's most creative storytellers featuring exclusive original shows, movies and documentaries ". Apple has not only handpicked these games but will also share the development costs and work closely with creators to bring the games to life. Therefore, no additional purchases will be required. (more...)
AR Rahman to compose special Avengers Endgame song for Indian fans AR Rahman to compose special Avengers Endgame song for Indian fans
- March 27, 2019

Marvel India has teamed up with Rahman for the track, which will be released on April 1, according to a statement. Within the Marvel Cinematic Universe , Valkyrie presumably escaped the Asgardian refugee vessel, luckily falling into the half of Asgardians that Thanos didn't kill. (more...)
Kurt Angle's final Smackdown match set for Tuesday Kurt Angle's final Smackdown match set for Tuesday
- March 27, 2019

After all, Angle was once a part of the vaunted "SmackDown Six" , alongside wrestlers like Rey Mysterio and Eddie Guerrero. WWE.com's statement read as, "Angle has always been a cornerstone of the SmackDown brand and will undoubtedly create one last classic moment against The Phenomenal One". (more...)
Democrats seize on new mantra after Mueller gut punch: 'No exoneration' Democrats seize on new mantra after Mueller gut punch: 'No exoneration'
- March 26, 2019

That was further good news for the president on top of the Justice Department's earlier announcement that Mueller had wrapped his investigation without new indictments. -Russia summit in Helsinki, Finland, for example, Trump said his "people"-including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats-had come to him with their concerns about the country". (more...)
Apple to host 'show time' event on Monday: Here's what to expect Apple to host 'show time' event on Monday: Here's what to expect
- March 26, 2019

So, this time, if they have cooked out a good recipe that could compete against thT- then we can expect a premium streaming video service in a short while. The WSJ is also reporting that Apple will charge for their new TV service a reversal from earlier reports that the service would be free for Apple users. (more...)
Horror Hit Us Smashes Records And Conquers Box Office Chart Horror Hit Us Smashes Records And Conquers Box Office Chart
- March 26, 2019

The psychological thriller about a family confronted by a band of doppelgangers almost doubled projections, which estimated a three-day total in the $38 million to $45 million range. "People can't wait to see what he does next". Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke play parents Adelaide and Gabe, who, while on holiday at a beach house with their kids in California, are terrorised by a family who appear to be exact copies of them. (more...)