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Woodstock’s 50th anniversary festival will be held at the original site Woodstock’s 50th anniversary festival will be held at the original site
- January 01, 2019

Having the backing of Live Nation for the Bethel event could be a huge advantage when trying to secure big name artist to appear at the event. The original Woodstock was a cultural touchstone moment that brought an estimated half-million people to a hillside in Bethel, N.Y., for a legendary three-day music festival. (more...)
Conservation intern, 22, mauled to death by lion that escaped locked cage Conservation intern, 22, mauled to death by lion that escaped locked cage
- January 01, 2019

Alexandra Black, 22, was savaged to death by the male big cat at the Conservators Center in Burlington, North Carolina, Sunday, two weeks after she began working there. "This is not a situation we've ever had before". The site says it houses 21 species. The Conservators Center will remain closed until further notice. (more...)
Kader Khan passes away at 81 Kader Khan passes away at 81
- January 01, 2019

Last week, Kader Khan had to be hospitalised in a hospital in Canada after he developed breathing problem. He is survived by wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law Shaista and grandchildren. Born in Afghanistan, Khan debuted on-screen in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's Daag . Randhir Kapoor-Jaya Bachchan's Jawani Diwani was the first movie for Khan as a dialogue writer. (more...)
Alia Bhatt joins Kapoor family for New Year’s celebrations in NY
- January 01, 2019

While Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are busy shooting for their upcoming movie Brahmastra starring legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, the lovebirds are often spotted having a gala time in NYC with the Kapoor family. (more...)
Dr Hook's Ray Sawyer has died, aged 81 Dr Hook's Ray Sawyer has died, aged 81
- January 01, 2019

Hook & The Medicine Show has died at the age of 81, his publicist has confirmed. 'Ray Sawyer, an original member of Dr. Hook from 1969-1981, passed away this morning. But Sawyer, who was born in Chickasaw, Alabama, in 1937, did take lead vocals on one early hit, 1972's Cover of the Rolling Stone. After leaving the band, Sawyer continued to tour as Dr. (more...)
"Stranger Things" Debuts Season Three Trailer & Announces Premiere Date
- January 01, 2019

After two years of occupying the Halloween scene, it looks like Stranger Things is ready to lay claim to another holiday season entirely. A new poster dropped as the clock struck 12 in NY with all six friends - Eleven , Will, Mike, Lucas, Max and Dustin - seen watching the fourth of July fireworks over Hawkins . (more...)
Penny Marshall's Cause of Death Listed as Heart Failure Penny Marshall's Cause of Death Listed as Heart Failure
- January 01, 2019

Heart failure was listed as her primary cause of death. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes were also contributing factors into her passing. Following the success of the sitcom, she went on to become the first woman to direct a film that grossed over $100 million at the box office with Big , starring Tom Hanks . (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp: Oxlade Chamberlain comeback weeks away Liverpool boss Klopp: Oxlade Chamberlain comeback weeks away
- January 01, 2019

Though Klopp has not put a date on when he is likely to play again, the Liverpool boss has confirmed Oxlade-Chamberlain is expected to join in with training in two months. There is a long way to go but it looks good. It's a boost for the entire dressing room because he is such a big part of that. "I think it was the period of the Naples game as well, when we didn't do too well (it came just before the 2-0 loss at Red Star), so we needed these couple of weeks adjusting a few things", he ... (more...)
NASA announcement: New Horizons set for historic flyby TOMORROW NASA announcement: New Horizons set for historic flyby TOMORROW
- January 01, 2019

The spacecraft's next target, Ultima Thule , could contain even more surprises. "Everything we are going to learn about Ultima - from its composition to its geology to how it was originally assembled, whether it has satellites and an atmosphere and those kinds of things - are going to teach us about the original formation conditions of objects in the solar system". (more...)
Cameron Dallas Was Arrested This Weekend & Now He's Speaking Out Cameron Dallas Was Arrested This Weekend & Now He's Speaking Out
- January 01, 2019

Bill Linn, assistant chief for the Aspen Police, reported in a statement to Yahoo Lifestyle that a man had been assaulted and that police found him bleeding from his face. According to authorities, he was released after posting $5,000 bond. In addition to his popular online presence, Dallas has appeared in films like Expelled and The Outfield . (more...)
Celine Dion Stans Hard at Lady Gaga's Vegas Residency
- January 01, 2019

Fans spotted the five-time Grammy victor rocking out to Gaga's hit " The Edge of Glory " and practicing the choreography for " Bad Romance ". As Gaga launches her Last Vegas concert series, Dion is preparing to say goodbye this summer when she wraps up her impressive eight-year-long residency in the city. (more...)
Mike Taylor, of Burlington's Walk Off the Earth, dies
- January 01, 2019

A YouTube video for the song, featuring all five band members simultaneously playing a single guitar and singing in harmony, has garnered more than 185 million views. "6 years later, I still want to become as majestic as the beard guy", one viewer commented eight months ago. Walk Off the Earth was scheduled to perform a New Year's Eve gig alongside Burton Cummings and The Sheepdogs in Niagara Falls Monday night. (more...)
Music Kanye West Calls Out Drake For Following Kim Kardashian On Instagram Music Kanye West Calls Out Drake For Following Kim Kardashian On Instagram
- December 31, 2018

Faena House, which is an 18-story luxury beachfront tower, is designed by the world-famous architect Norman Foster, who also masterminded the design of the Gherkin in London. This maybe why Kanye is mad about the social media follow. In another tweet, she revealed another family photo taken outside her and West's Calabasas home amid a shower of Christmas lights. (more...)
Kevin Spacey asks to skip MA court appearance Kevin Spacey asks to skip MA court appearance
- December 31, 2018

Spacey's latest stunt comes less than a week after he released a freakish YouTube video - his first social-media interaction in more than a year - in character in his former " House of Cards " role, Frank Underwood. Two days later, Spacey approached the photographers from the Daily Mail outside Harborview, all but confirming the Sun's reporting. Spacey was sacked from the show in 2017 after a number of sexual assault and misconduct claims surfaced against him. (more...)
KGF, Zero box office collection KGF, Zero box office collection
- December 31, 2018

Now, with Simmba's release, Zero's business has taken a severe beating at the box office. KGF is continuing to surprise the trade market with the box office collections. The film has collected shocking praise and money at the Box Office with Yash is slaying in his angry young man look in the movie. KGF was released across 2,460 screens all over the country. (more...)
Sandra Bullock Is Not Sandra Bullock Is Not "The Lady From Bird Box", Children
- December 31, 2018

So the 45 million viewer figure for " Bird Box " over the Christmas holiday (assuming people watched the whole movie) is not exactly as major as " Aquaman " pulling in $900 million over the same holiday. Tensions between Hollywood (both TV and film) and Netflix have only increased since the streaming giant became a major player following the "House of Cards" release. (more...)
Ariana Grande Turned Down Damehood Out Of Respect For Manchester Victims Ariana Grande Turned Down Damehood Out Of Respect For Manchester Victims
- December 31, 2018

However, a source close to Grande told The Sun that she turned down the Damehood as she felt it was "too soon". She explained she was still grieving. Ariana has admitted to receiving treatment for PTSD following the attack and was made an honourary citizen of Manchester after the horrific tragedy as a mark of respect for the love and fundraising she gave for both the victims and families of the deceased in the following months. (more...)
Orange Bowl: Alabama holds off Oklahoma for another shot at title Orange Bowl: Alabama holds off Oklahoma for another shot at title
- December 31, 2018

Saban spiked his headset during one of his several sideline tirades. "It was more fun throwing the oranges", he said . Kyler Murray , the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who almost led Oklahoma to a comeback victory against Alabama in the Orange Bowl on Saturday, now faces a decision far tougher than which receiver to throw to: How does he want to become a star? The start of the game, give Alabama credit, they're a really good football team. (more...)
Quake as Comedian Mocks Parkland Shooting Survivors in Leaked Tape Quake as Comedian Mocks Parkland Shooting Survivors in Leaked Tape
- December 31, 2018

Why does that make you interesting. "Get your f*cking hands off me.' You're f*cking with my ice cream, I get upset". "Older people were like, 'You gotta get your [expletive] together and we were like, 'Yeah, [expletive] you!' So I was excited to be in my fifties and [to] see people in their twenties and be like, 'You're insane! You pushed some fat kid in the way and now I gotta listen to you talk?" "They're like royalty, they tell you what to call them", C.K. (more...)
Justin Bieber picks on Instagram user's custom BMW Justin Bieber picks on Instagram user's custom BMW
- December 31, 2018

Earlier this week, West Coast Customs re-posted an image that the Nickelodeon star and YouTube personality had shared on her own Instagram account of the creation, which featured bright colors and an image of the teen's face and name on the hood of the vehicle. (more...)
Louis C.K. Mocks Parkland Shooting Survivors In Leaked Audio Louis C.K. Mocks Parkland Shooting Survivors In Leaked Audio
- December 31, 2018

Oh wait, yeah that sounds exactly like the kind of crowd that C.K. would like, because they'd get him. For a man who has complained about an entire generation of people being "spoiled idiots , " it's a unusual choice to replace any actual attempt at comedy with just a rant about how the world has been unfair to you, a famous old white man , because the kids today are too uptight or something: "What are you-going to take away my birthday?" "Hey Louis CK , as someone who is an alumni ... (more...)
Mayweather beats Japan's Nasukawa by technical knock-out Mayweather beats Japan's Nasukawa by technical knock-out
- December 31, 2018

Mayweather floored Nasukawa, a kickboxer less than half his age, three times in the first round of the three-round contest before the Japanese fighter's trainer rushed in to stop the fight. That led to the Japanese kickboxer's corner throwing in the towel. "Another day like I wake up, take shower, put my clothes on", Mayweather said. "Thank you to the fans you guys have been awesome. (more...)
Cardi B faces racism at the hands of paparazzi - read deets Cardi B faces racism at the hands of paparazzi - read deets
- December 31, 2018

If I learned anything about Cardi B this afternoon, it's that she has a loyal team doing her bidding. "B*tch, I'll smack the shit out of you", she yells back within inches of her face. That's how ya'll see people? That's how y'all see coloured people or something, that you guys say foul s-- like that... that s-- got me so f--ing mad. (more...)
Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan-starrer registers big numbers Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan-starrer registers big numbers
- December 31, 2018

This takes the film's worldwide total to over Rs 100 crore in its opening weekend, with more global numbers expected. Rohit Shetty's movie has managed to earn over Rs 68 crore in the first two days. Simmba , released on December 28, is Sara Ali Khan's second movie after Kedarnath . The official remake of the Telugu hit Temper stars Ranveer Singh as rule-breaking police inspector Sangram Bhalerao who takes down a pair of rapists. (more...)
Amos Oz: Acclaimed Israeli author dies at 79 Amos Oz: Acclaimed Israeli author dies at 79
- December 31, 2018

In novels like My Michael , Black Box , Where the Jackals Howl and his 2002 autobiographical novel A Tale of Love and Darkness - later made into a film by and starring Natalie Portman - he drew on his own experience as a first-generation Israeli raised in Jerusalem and later a kibbutznik to tell intimate stories that were inevitably read - despite his frequent protestations - as political allegories. (more...)
Nick Foles just missed his $1 million bonus in win over Redskins Nick Foles just missed his $1 million bonus in win over Redskins
- December 31, 2018

Foles is set to undergo more testing on Monday morning. This time around, if the Eagles manage to win on Sunday along with the Vikings finding a way to lose to the Bears, well then Sproles will have the chance to play a key role in helping the defending champions make another deep playoff run. (more...)
Lady Gaga lit up the extravagant outfits Lady Gaga lit up the extravagant outfits
- December 31, 2018

Simply put, it lived up to the hype. The opening night performance started with Gaga suspended from the rafters above the audience, including Katy Perry , which gave her a standing ovation. "I love you with all my heart", she told the sold-out crowd at Park MGM during a heartfelt moment. But, I can't share it all because you have to be there to see it. (more...)
Iggy Azalea's backup dancer suffers seizure onstage, video shows Iggy Azalea's backup dancer suffers seizure onstage, video shows
- December 31, 2018

The same source continued and said 'It breaks his heart to see how upset Iggy is right now and he understands exactly how disgusting she feels about the whole situation with her dancer'. "I'm worn down. The last four years are just me existing in a world where I can do nothing right and it's hard not to feel like "what's the point" and keep motivated." "Could we be a little kinder to each other?" "The lights & heat caused her to have a seizure, ' she explained, before stating that 'she is ... (more...)
Legendary Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95 Legendary Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95
- December 31, 2018

Sen is considered to be one of the greatest ambassadors of Indian parallel cinema at an worldwide level and gave the audience masterpieces like " Ek Din Achanak ", " Bhuvan Shome ", " Padatik ", " Calcutta 71 " and " Mrigayaa ", among others. (more...)
Falls Festival Issues Warning Of Falls Festival Issues Warning Of "Extremely Dangerous Orange Pill" To Punters
- December 31, 2018

Two men are in hospital after suffering drug overdoses at a music festival east of Melbourne. Those attending the Falls Festival at four locations across Australia are now being warned of an "extremely unsafe orange pill", with festival organisers driving home the point that "one pill can kill". (more...)

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