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Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program brightens holidays for local families Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program brightens holidays for local families
- December 21, 2017

He said the Salvation Army wouldn't be able to do what they do each year without their help. If the Salvation Army doesn't hit its goal of $183,000 by December 31, its ability to help next year could be hurt. "I think a lot of people are going to do their shopping on Saturday and that's what's going to knock us out of the park", as far as reaching the goal, Morman said. (more...)
Cardi B is always asked to be a godmother Cardi B is always asked to be a godmother
- December 21, 2017

Not to mention casually show off her GIANT engagement ring! Fallon then cracked up more when he asked the rapper how she got her name. Actually, we already know the answer to that question because Cardi B is on the same wave as us. "I got new godkids outta nowhere", she says Thursday, Dec. 22. You'll want Cardi to be your godmother, too, after watching this hilarious interview (above)! "I knew he was going to give me a very expensive gift because he wasn't there for my birthday, but I ... (more...)
Suckers May Be Bored Every Minute of the Exhausting The Greatest Showman Suckers May Be Bored Every Minute of the Exhausting The Greatest Showman
- December 21, 2017

This is an American drama about a six-year-old girl living with her mother in the shadows of Disney World in a motel on the wrong side of the tracks and getting into all sorts of trouble. Not that this sanitized Barnum is a saint. And there didn't seem [to be] a lot of studios who would do that. A forbidden romance between a high-society playwright ( Zac Efron ) and a black trapeze artist ( Zendaya ) further illustrates the social prejudices of the age, but those characters are fictional, so ... (more...)
'Together Again': Janet Jackson And Jermaine Dupri Are Officially Dating Again 'Together Again': Janet Jackson And Jermaine Dupri Are Officially Dating Again
- December 21, 2017

The former couple dated for seven years but broke up in 2009. Janet Jackson has moved on. Jackson married Al Mana in 2012, but the two separated in April 2017 after welcoming their son , Eissa Al Mana , in January 2017. "I love him to death". 'They are getting to know each other all over again'. There was also an issue of alleged verbal abuse , as told by Jackson's older brother, Randy. (more...)
Rose McGowan wants the media to stop using 'alleged'
- December 20, 2017

The graphic black and white design, imitating the style of artist Barbara Kruger, feature a red banner, with the words "She Knew", across Streep's eyes. Or will McGowan continue to go scorched earth against one of Hollywood's leading lights, i.e. will she pull her own head out of a bag and turn the Kraken to stone? He has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. (more...)
Jason Clarke is Ted Kennedy in the Trailer for Chappaquiddick
- December 20, 2017

Was he fighting for his brothers' legacies, his father's ( Bruce Dern's Joe Kennedy Sr) ambition, or his own desire? Clarke is outstanding, able to wring both pathos and pity from the character while never absolving him of his behavior. The Kennedy dynasty had lost three heirs apparent by 1969, and Ted ( Jason Clarke ) was, at the time, the family's last hope to carry their name and ambitions into the upper echelons of USA politics. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency 'helped foil terrorist attack in Russia' Central Intelligence Agency 'helped foil terrorist attack in Russia'
- December 20, 2017

It was at least the second time the two leaders have talked on the phone within the past few days. The statement also said that Putin asked Trump to pass on his thanks to the Central Intelligence Agency officers who had gathered the information, adding that Russian Federation would do the same if it ever received any information on planned attacks against the U.S. (more...)
TJ Miller's 'The Gorburger Show' has been cancelled by Comedy Central TJ Miller's 'The Gorburger Show' has been cancelled by Comedy Central
- December 20, 2017

The accusations against Miller, made by an anonymous woman in a detailed and graphic report published by The Daily Beast , described a horrifying assault at the former Silicon Valley star's hands that occured while the two were dating at George Washington University. (more...)
Most men I've worked with don't do sexual harassment: Matt Damon Most men I've worked with don't do sexual harassment: Matt Damon
- December 20, 2017

Needless to say, his words on the historic #MeToo movement, created by Tarana Burke, have garnered a lot of reactions, joining the cultural discussion on the topic of sexual harassment and assault, one which will most likely continue to unfold. (more...)
Author of online hit 'Cat Person' has 7-figure book deal Author of online hit 'Cat Person' has 7-figure book deal
- December 20, 2017

That collection, You Know You Want This , has now sold to United Kingdom publisher Jonathan Cape , with an auction understood to be under way in the U.S., where 11 bidders have sent the price tag over $1m. "It's not autobiographical", she stated, "though numerous details and emotional notes come from life, they were accumulated over decades, not drawn from a single bad date". (more...)
Women Who Settled With O'Reilly Over Sexual Harassment Sue for Defamation Women Who Settled With O'Reilly Over Sexual Harassment Sue for Defamation
- December 20, 2017

In the lawsuit, the women said that Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of 21st Century Fox, disparaged and defamed them during a recent interview with Sky News in London. "They are exhausted of being smeared with lies by a bully who thinks that his victims are afraid to answer to them", Nancy Erika Smith , a lawyer representing the women, said in a statement. (more...)
Artemis Fowl Latest News, Photos, and Videos Artemis Fowl Latest News, Photos, and Videos
- December 20, 2017

In addition, after casting director Lucy Bevan saw more than 1,200 candidates for the part of 12-year-old Artemis Fowl , Branagh cast Irish newcomer Ferdia Shaw . After the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal surfaced in October, Disney removed him from his producer role; Branagh and Judy Hofflund are producers. (more...)
Elderly couple forced apart days before Christmas after 73 years together Elderly couple forced apart days before Christmas after 73 years together
- December 20, 2017

Their daughter, Dianne Phillips, has said she is in disbelief over "how [anyone can] be so cold and cruel to do this a week prior to Christmas". I was notified Friday morning (Dec 15) via email and followed a couple hours later by a phone call that my father (91) was going to be removed from the special care home that he is residing at with my mother (89) this weekend. (more...)
Christian Bale calls out 'white dudes' running America Christian Bale calls out 'white dudes' running America
- December 20, 2017

The actor, alongside his " Hostiles " co-stars Rosamund Pike and Wes Studi , stopped by AOL Build on Monday to talk about the upcoming Western drama set in the late 1890s. We're going to get, in Hollywood, much better films and so many more interesting stories being told. Promoting his new film Hostiles on the AOL Build web-series , Bale said that the fabric of the United States can only work for the positive when it embraces its diversity. (more...)
Lady Gaga achieves 'dream' with Las Vegas residency
- December 20, 2017

Lady Gaga announces two-year engagement at Monte Carlo (PRESS RELEASE) - Six-time Grammy Award victor, Golden Globe Award victor and Academy Award nominee superstar entertainer Lady Gaga will bring her one-of-a-kind talent and creativity to the stage at Park Theater at Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort & Casino, beginning in December 2018. (more...)
Michael Ray Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession Michael Ray Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession
- December 20, 2017

The 29-year-old, whose song "Kiss You in the Morning" soared to the top of the Billboard Country Airplay charts, was arrested 4 a.m.by Eustis police after he crashed into the auto in front of him at the McDonald's drive-through, the report said. (more...)
Parliament re-instates term limits in the constitution Parliament re-instates term limits in the constitution
- December 20, 2017

Six opposition lawmakers were suspended after the disruption. The bill will now be closely scrutinised by a Parliamentary committee before it can be brought back to the floor of parliament for a second reading. "That is, the issue of the term limits [for a president]...", Kadaga said. Many Ugandans used social media to express their disappointment in the way their legislators voted. (more...)
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" A Teen View
- December 20, 2017

The haunted board game " Jumanji " has rebooted itself into a retro video game that pulls four high school kids of disparate backgrounds into the jungle world of Jumanji itself. Once whatever-reason leads them to find each other all in detention, they find the game and plug in, each choosing an avatar. In the game world, they can die and come back to life, although only for a limited number of times, after which they die for good, and they are challenged by a game character named Nigel ... (more...)
Javier Mascherano : Barcelona defender close to China move Javier Mascherano : Barcelona defender close to China move
- December 20, 2017

Mascherano, 33, has fallen down the pecking order at Barca under new coach Ernesto Valverde, making just made just 10 appearances in all competitions this season. The French centre-back was ruled out for eight weeks with a hamstring injury earlier this month, leaving Barca short at the heart of their defence. (more...)
Hollywood producer Gary Goddard faces molestation allegations by 8 former child actors Hollywood producer Gary Goddard faces molestation allegations by 8 former child actors
- December 20, 2017

Following "ER" alum Anthony Edwards' allegation that Goddard sexually assaulted him when he was 12 , seven others from the Santa Barbara theater group are accusing their one-time mentor of molesting or attempting to molest them in the 1970s. (more...)
Tension in Selena Gomez's family? Tension in Selena Gomez's family?
- December 20, 2017

Apparently, Selena's family can not forgive Bieber after he split from her back in 2014. The TMZ report said Teefey , 41, voluntarily sought treatment at a Los Angeles hospital and checked out the same day. Teefey remarried in 2006, wedding Brian Teefey. She wrote: "Thank you to all the fans who honored our Scarlett yesterday". Some eagle-eyed fans have noticed that Selena and her mum who goes by the name "kicked2thecurbproductions" on Instagram, no longer follow each other on the ... (more...)
Donald Trump joins Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World Donald Trump joins Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World
- December 20, 2017

Trump has been added to the show", Disney said in a statement. The exhibit had been closed for updates and maintenance; Disney did release a sneak peek of the new addition. Disney did confirm that Trump recorded his own dialogue to be spoken by his animatronic likeness. Following an introduction from animatronic George Washington, Trump's likeness recites his oath of office before launching into a minute-long speech. (more...)
Stargate: Origins Teaser Trailer, Premiere Date Released Stargate: Origins Teaser Trailer, Premiere Date Released
- December 20, 2017

The fourth live-action series in the saga will arrive on MGM's streaming service " Stargate Command " on February 15th. Her father Professor Langford looks to play a key role as the one who discovered the portal in the first place and also marks the return of Connor Trinneer to the franchise (he first appeared in Stargate: Atlantis ). (more...)
Wells Fargo & Company Downgrades PG&E (PCG) to Market Perform Wells Fargo & Company Downgrades PG&E (PCG) to Market Perform
- December 20, 2017

The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $52.63. About 271,963 shares traded. PG&E has a 1 year low of $49.83 and a 1 year high of $71.57. ValuEngine upgraded shares of PG&E from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Therefore 80% are positive. (more...)
Graphic Packaging (GPK) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
- December 20, 2017

American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) has risen 23.66% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500. Graphic Packaging Holding Company ( GPK ), a stock from Packaging & Containers Industry, has a value of $15.25 per share, noted a price change of -1.23% in recent trade close. (more...)
Nelly Rape Accuser Sues for Sexual Assault, Defamation Nelly Rape Accuser Sues for Sexual Assault, Defamation
- December 20, 2017

In court documents obtained by TMZ , Monique Greene says she was employed as a host at a club in Seattle, Washington where Nelly performed October 6. And while Nelly has said that he intends to sue Greene for falsely accusing him , Greene has struck first by filing a lawsuit against Nelly for both sexual assault and defamation. (more...)
Apparently Khloé Kardashian Is Enjoying 'Being Out Of The Spotlight'
- December 20, 2017

This week, Khloé opened up about what a great year it's been for her, writing: 'Wow, 2017. Khloe unveiled the one thing that she really can't wait to do during the holiday, 'After I cook breakfast for everyone, I'm doing absolutely nothing, and I'm very much looking forward to that, LOL!' "Khloe is ecstatic about being pregnant". (more...)
Time's 'A Wrinkle in Time' Cover Has Us So Excited for 2018 Time's 'A Wrinkle in Time' Cover Has Us So Excited for 2018
- December 20, 2017

Every glimpse we've gotten of the new A Wrinkle in Time movie - from the magical trailer to the out-of-this-world poster - has given us chills. The trio are played by Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling - who all flew out to New Zealand during filming. (more...)
Is Rani's 'Hichki' Exactly Like This Hollywood Movie? Is Rani's 'Hichki' Exactly Like This Hollywood Movie?
- December 20, 2017

The trailer shows her playing a gifted teacher suffering from Tourette's Syndrome, and the constant struggle to overcome it. Tourette Syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds. HELL YES. The fact that you abruptly cut off from the writer who put in months of hard work to deliver a story to you without a word of feedback, gratitude, or even a "regret to inform" message rankles me. (more...)
Letters to Santa from local children Letters to Santa from local children
- December 20, 2017

Children from around the world have enjoyed a video conference call with Santa Claus, after dialling into the North Pole using the Starleaf app. Christmas is fast approaching, but it's not too late to get in a visit with Santa before the big day. (more...)