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Mani Ratnam's film titled Duet

Mani Ratnam's film titled Duet

The maestro of Romance, director Mani Ratnam, is making an action love story with Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari. On Friday (November 11) the first look poster of the film was released. The movie makers are now busy with the shooting of a duet in Europe against the backdrop of snow and mountains. RJ Balaji, Shraddha Srinath, and Delhi Ganesh are the supporting artists of this film. Read More

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Rockefeller Christmas tree cut down

Rockefeller Christmas tree cut down

Once decorated, the tree's 50,000 lights will be switched on during a November 30 television broadcast. The ceremony will be televised and will feature live performances at Rockefeller Plaza from 7-9 p.m. The 94-foot Norway spruce began its journey - by truck - on Thursday, and is expected to arrive at Rockefeller Center on Saturday. Then comes the painstaking job of installing its 50,000 lights. Read More

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Factor: Can Honey G's disco dream stay alive for another week?

Factor: Can Honey G's disco dream stay alive for another week?

Rapper Honey G will be tackling the hit song famous for its appearance in 1977 film Saturday Night Fever, but it is likely she will do a rendition of electronic music group N-Trance's 1995 reworking of the track. "I felt incredible. I want to go all the way in the competition and win it!" Honey admitted: "I just felt really good out there tonight". A pill, a bit of coke, I would not touch that nowadays. Read More

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Hiker runs into Hillary Clinton on NY trail

Margot Gerster was "heartbroken" by the result of the United States election and, to unwind, went on a hike with her daughter and dog through the woods in Chappaqua, New York. The hiker's mother allegedly held a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton some years ago, and Newsmax claims that another photo was posted to Facebook on Election Day showing Gerster and Clinton posing for a photograph. Read More

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Hundreds To Join Walk With Walnut

Hundreds To Join Walk With Walnut

On Saturday, hundreds joined Mr Woods on the beach where they patted Walnut and held an applause before he taken home was put down. Walnut captured the hearts of the nation after his owner said, at the age of 18 and with his health failing and him becoming increasingly frail, he had taken the very tough decision to put him to sleep. Read More

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Martin Shkreli debuts secret Wu-Tang album after Trump win

Martin Shkreli debuts secret Wu-Tang album after Trump win

Martin Shkreli became one of the most controversial people in America a year ago when he increased the price of the life-saving drug Daraprim to $700. You may have your own feelings on this development, but if you are a Wu-Tang Clan fan, there's a lot more for you to be excited about today. Shkreli made news headlines in 2015 for his work with Turing Pharmaceuticals, when he effectively upsurged the price of Daraprim, a drug commonly used in HIV/AIDS treatment, from $13.50 to $750 per pill. Read More

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Stephen Colbert can't hide nervousness about a Trump win on election special

Stephen Colbert can't hide nervousness about a Trump win on election special

The night before his Showtime election night special , Colbert took the stage on his live Late Show to first talk about Donald Trump's team taking away his Twitter account. She is very good at this impression, so maybe you need something like this right now. The clip is titled, "Stephen Tries To Make Sense Of All This", but it should have been titled, "Stephen Drinks More Poison". Read More

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Taylor Swift Presents Entertainer of the Year Award at 50th Annual CMAs

Taylor Swift Presents Entertainer of the Year Award at 50th Annual CMAs

Randy Travis claimed the first and best showstopper of the 50th anniversary event when he took the stage and stole the spotlight by singing just one word. Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey was spotted dancing enthusiastically in the audience but not everyone appreciated Beyonce's appearance. As I was watching the show, I was thinking about how fortunate we are to be able to experience all of the great music that we get on the Gulf Coast. Read More

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Beyonce gets country, performs at CMAs

Beyonce gets country, performs at CMAs

Earlier this week, Beyonce hit the stage for the Country Music Awards and performed her popular track " Daddy Lessons " alongside famous country group, the Dixie Chicks. Maines has also been critical of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. "Last year, I sat at a bar across the street and watched the show", she said, as she gazed out at the arena filled with her heroes. Read More

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Obama commutes drug-related sentences of 2 OH men

Obama commutes drug-related sentences of 2 OH men

The two federal inmates were among 72 people in Obama's latest round of commutations, announced Friday. All of the prisoners whose sentences Obama has reduced were obliged to complete curriculums created to prepare them to re-enter society, such as education certificates, vocational educational programs and substance-abuse programs. Read More

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Dalian Wanda continues Hollywood investment with Dick Clark Productions purchase

One of Hollywood's most prestigious awards shows will soon have a Chinese owner. In turn, Hollywood appears to be welcoming a growing business relationship with Wanda, which has grown from a real estate company into a major entertainment player with a 400-acre complex featuring 30 soundstages scheduled to open in 2017, according to the Los Angeles Times . Read More

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Brad Pitt seeks joint custody in divorce from Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt seeks joint custody in divorce from Angelina Jolie

Because of the ongoing investigation, Angelina Jolie has maintained sole physical custody of the kids, Maddox , 15, Pax , 12, Zahara , 11, Shiloh , 10, and Vivienne and Knox , 8. The actress is seeking physical custody of their children. In a report from The Hollywood Gossip , it was claimed that a former bodyguard of the couple allegedly said that Angelina Jolie "threatened to beat Pitt to death". Read More

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Ellen DeGeneres Named Adam Levine's Daughter Dusty Rose

Ellen DeGeneres Named Adam Levine's Daughter Dusty Rose

It's a awful name.' I was like, 'Cool. She offered up five names instead, one of which was Dusty. "She was like, 'This, this, this, this, Dusty.' So you basically named my kid", Levine said. Levine says that during his wife's pregnancy, he texted a prospective name to DeGeneres, but she wasn't enthused. "It's really screwed up to have to put yourself through that". Read More

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See The First Magical Images From 'Beauty And The Beast' Reboot

See The First Magical Images From 'Beauty And The Beast' Reboot

If you watched the movie dozens of times as a child (or, you know, last week) it's surreal to see the fairy tale characters come to life, but there's no question they nailed it by casting Emma as Belle. The story of Beauty and the Beast has become a Disney classic, but even something as timeless as the original cartoon movie needs an update . In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly , costume designer Jacqueline Durran talked about the creation of Belle's attractive dress. Read More

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'American Horror Story: Asylum's Lana Winters Joining 'Roanoke'

'American Horror Story: Asylum's Lana Winters Joining 'Roanoke'

Now, Paulson's Lana Winters from Asylum will return in Roanoke . In addition, we know that by the end of the second show within a show, Return To Roanoke: Three Days in Hell , only one of the cast members will survive . While having the same actress play multiple roles in one season may sound unusual to some, this is nothing new in the world of AHS . In other related news, AHS creator Ryan Murphy said he will not use the mysterious theme approach of Season 6 for Season 7. Read More

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Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

Before April, the bus also was inspected in 2014 and 2015, the CHP said. Rosa Ruiz was returning from her second bus trip to a casino within a 24-hour period when she was killed in Sunday's early morning crash, her daughter said. Fourteen patients were sent to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, the area's only trauma center. Abele said "the bus was traveling significantly faster than the tractor trailer that it struck from behind". Read More

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"The Walking Dead" Jeffrey Dean Morgan nearly gave up filming violent scene

By now, pretty much everybody in the world who watches The Walking Dead knows what went down in the Season 7 premiere, one of the bloodiest episodes in the show's history, and quite possibly the most controversial. "It takes about 10 or 12 minutes into the episode when Rick is feeling lost and feels defeated on top of the RV and everything starts flashing back to him" he said . Read More

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'Burial slab' of Jesus found in Jerusalem church

'Burial slab' of Jesus found in Jerusalem church

Now that it has been pulled back, one of the team's archaeologists, Fredrik Hiebert , is quoted as saying in the National Geographic article that they were "surprised by the amount of fill material beneath it". The Eastern Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem , Theophilus III , said the "atmosphere was special" while waiting outside the Edicule as the burial shelf was exposed. Read More

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Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize for 'The Sellout'

Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize for 'The Sellout'

However, historian Amanda Foreman, who chaired this year's judging panel, said the book "nails the reader to the cross with cheerful abandon ... that is why the novel works". The other contenders this year were Graeme Macrae Burnet's Scottish murder story, His Bloody Project; Deborah Levy's tale of mother-child trauma, Hot Milk; All That Man Is, a portrait of masculinity in a fragmented Europe by Canadian-born British novelist David Szalay; and Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing ... Read More

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