• Comcast talking to Fox about a deal, source says

    Comcast talking to Fox about a deal, source says

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    The conversations are at a very early stage, and there's no guarantee that a deal would be finalized, this person said Thursday. CNBC notes (warning: annoying autoplay video) that Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox about potentially buying some of the company's assets.
  • Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Passes

    Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Passes

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    He received the National Medal of Arts in 2012 from Former President Barack Obama and is a CMA Entertainer of the Year. Mel Tillis always put on a show ... As a songwriter he knocked out over 1,000 songs, 600 of which have been recorded by major artists including Kenny Rogers ("Ruby, Don't You Take Your Love To Town"), George Strait (" Thoughts Of A Fool "), and Ricky Skaggs ("Honey, Open That Door").
  • Def Leppard, Ozzy Osbourne, more honor AC/DC's Malcolm Young

    Def Leppard, Ozzy Osbourne, more honor AC/DC's Malcolm Young

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    Eddie Van Halen , the guitarist, tweeted, "I had some of the best times of my life with him on our 1984 European tour". "With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band", read the post. In April of 2014, AC/DC announced that Young would be "taking a break from the band to ill health", without disclosing the nature of his illness; in September of that same year, the band revealed that he had dementia.
  • Oh baby! 'Incredibles 2' teaser launches a Jack-Jack attack

    Oh baby! 'Incredibles 2' teaser launches a Jack-Jack attack

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    In the new teaser we see Jack-Jack cycling through multiple powers, before using laser vision to carve the film's logo so the "I" becomes "II". "You know that at the end of the first movie when he comes up and you see the family dressed as superheroes, well that's where we start this movie", he said.
  • Victoria's Secret Fashion Show chaos: Katy Perry 'banned' from lingerie parade

    Victoria's Secret Fashion Show chaos: Katy Perry 'banned' from lingerie parade

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    For any perspective performer, Chinese officials "comb through their social-media and press reports to see if they have done anything deemed to be offensive to the country", the Page Six source said . Hadid's announcement in August that she would appear at the show in Shanghai stirred the pot anew, with many Chinese accusing her of racism and warning her not to come.
  • 'Last Leonardo' sells for $450 million at Christie's

    'Last Leonardo' sells for $450 million at Christie's

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    The highest price paid for a work of art at auction had been $179.4 million (152 million euros), for Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)" in May 2015, also at Christie's in NY. Christie's says it belonged to Charles I, after possibly being made for the French royal family and taken to England by Queen Henrietta Maria when she married the English monarch in 1625.
  • Nearby planet 'could host alien life' - and it's moving towards Earth

    Nearby planet 'could host alien life' - and it's moving towards Earth

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    Red dwarf stars are some of the coolest, faintest and more common stars in the universe which makes them prime candidates for finding planets which could potentially support life. For that reason, the scientists refer to Ross 128 b as "the best temperate planet known to date". But Proxima b's parent star, Proxima Centauri , blasts out a lot of powerful flares, potentially bathing that planet in enough radiation to stunt the emergence and evolution of life, scientists have said.
  • 'Wonder Woman 2' Release Date Moved Up 6 Weeks

    'Wonder Woman 2' Release Date Moved Up 6 Weeks

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    The original Wonder Woman flick was a smashing success at it was released in June of this year with a worldwide gross of almost $822 million ($412 million domestically). For now, Warner Bros .is denying reports of Gadot's holdout to Page Six and neither Gadot nor Ratner has publicly responded to the story. Warner Bros already have a second solo outing set for Gadot in 2019, but now it looks like the star will leave the role if producer Ratner isn't dropped following recent sexual ...
  • WVU to host NCAA women's soccer tourney games

    WVU to host NCAA women's soccer tourney games

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    IN earns the overall No. 2 seed and will host the victor of Old Dominion-NC State in the second round after advancing to the Big Ten Tournament championship match. Louisville is the highest seeded team in its regional, which also includes Akron, Notre Dame and MI. UIC (11-5-3) secured the automatic NCAA bid from the Horizon League for the second straight season after defeating top-seeded Green Bay 2-0 on November 11 in the conference tournament final.
  • Kim Kardashian West's Baby Shower Was Flower GOALS

    Kim Kardashian West's Baby Shower Was Flower GOALS

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    The 37 year old star invited a small group of women made up of close family and friends for the "Tea for Three" party, including her grandmother, siblings Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian . Kim coyly asks Khloe, who tells her it usually means someone's pregnant. Although Kim's surrogate has been kept out of the spotlight, sources claimed the star had been experiencing "sympathy cravings" with her surrogate.
  • Taylor Swift announces Reputation stadium tour dates

    Taylor Swift announces Reputation stadium tour dates

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    A Houston stop is slated for Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Tickets go on sale to the general public on December 13. Swift fans can now register to get in line for tickets at the official Ticketmaster page. Swift matches the four Digital Song Sales No. 1s that she logged from her prior album, 1989, the last set until Reputation to yield a quartet of leaders on the list.
  • Watch Taylor Swift perform two tracks from 'Reputation' on 'Saturday Night Live'

    Watch Taylor Swift perform two tracks from 'Reputation' on 'Saturday Night Live'

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    For her second performance of the night, Swift picked up her acoustic guitar and sang into a Reputation-branded microphone for the ballad " Call It What You Want ". "I am HERE for #reputation era @ taylorswift13! ". Now that Reputation has dropped, Swifties have had time to learn all the lyrics and learn what was going on through the singer's mind when she chose to take some time away from the limelight .
  • Portia de Rossi accuses Steven Seagal of sexual harassment in Twitter post

    Portia de Rossi accuses Steven Seagal of sexual harassment in Twitter post

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    As the culture shifts and more people are feeling emboldened to speak out about alleged bad behavior, a flood of names has joined that list-including, now, Steven Seagal . Unfazed, she replied, "well, I did not know if he was your type". Speaking on a United States radio show, she said: "When I was 23, a casting director, a woman, said, " Steven Seagal wants to go over the scene with you in his hotel room at 10 o'clock at night".
  • 'Let The Gaffes Begin': Watters Reacts to Possible Joe Biden 2020 Run

    'Let The Gaffes Begin': Watters Reacts to Possible Joe Biden 2020 Run

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    Biden also cheekily suggested the reason people wanted to see him run was simply that they preferred him to "the alternative", in what appeared to be a reference to President Donald Trump . At an October event, he called Trump's diplomatic behavior "absolutely bizarre" and said the President "doesn't understand governance". "They understand their strengths and they understand their weaknesses".
  • Is Little Debbie getting rid of a favorite snack?

    Is Little Debbie getting rid of a favorite snack?

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    Following the uproar of fans across the globe, Little Debbie delivered some satisfying news. TODAY Food reports the wistful snack brand tossed up a foreboding message on Twitter Wednesday (Nov. ESPN's Marty Smith even posted a photo on his Twitter account of Saban's secret stash. Hint: Clearly, Christmas Tree Cake is not created to last beyond the season.
  • New Yorker Details 'Army Of Spies' Weinstein Used To Combat Allegations

    New Yorker Details 'Army Of Spies' Weinstein Used To Combat Allegations

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    In the fall of 2016, almost a year before any allegations against Weinstein had surfaced, he allegedly initiated what The New Yorker calls a "concerted effort" to silence his accusers. "I don't want to shame people", she said. The New York Times was identified as the publication (and specifically its October 5 story) while the book was McGowan's upcoming memoir, Brave .
  • Everything you should know about the Carlos Correa proposal after Game 7

    Everything you should know about the Carlos Correa proposal after Game 7

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    As for the ring: You'll be happy to know that Correa was not, in fact, carrying it around with him while he was patrolling shortstop at Dodger Stadium. "It was something that I never imagined him doing, especially there". "I honestly was (surprised)", Rodriguez said. Correa later revealed that the thought of proposing had added to the stress of the occasion.