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Taylor Swift Sets YouTube Record, But It Will Be Short-Lived Taylor Swift Sets YouTube Record, But It Will Be Short-Lived
- August 30, 2017

Swift's video sits at more than 56 million views as of Tuesday (Aug. 29). "I've worked with Beyoncé a few times", he wrote. Actually, it took less than 24 hours for the clip - in which Taylor both pokes fun at herself and introduces her fierce new persona -- to rack up 28 million views. (more...)
Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters
- August 30, 2017

When he could not find a path, he followed department protocol and tried to report to the nearest station, in Kingwood, a story from WFAA said . Emergency services have received about 6,000 calls for emergencies and rescues, Acevedo said during a televised media briefing on Monday. (more...)
Celebrities Band Together to Help Hurricane Harvey's Most Desperate Victims Celebrities Band Together to Help Hurricane Harvey's Most Desperate Victims
- August 30, 2017

The Salvation Army Silicon Valley Chapter is also accepting donations looking at providing help in the weeks and months ahead. I think that people are in bad shape and they need help . Always make sure the organization you're donating to is legit. Me and my family know what you're going thru. Most charities prefer monetary donations. (more...)
HBO have a new Game of Thrones series starting this week
- August 29, 2017

And then meeting Brienne going toward the dragon pit nearly felt that it was a joint sort of paternal feeling for Arya , that we were just doing our duties, but she's turned out all right. Listen to the moment in the above clip from episode 6, after Littlefinger says: "I don't know". Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that production on Game of Thrones season 8 is now slated to begin in October, but that shooting could run "as late as August 2018". (more...)
Antonoff staying mum about Taylor Swift's target in new song Antonoff staying mum about Taylor Swift's target in new song
- August 29, 2017

The 27-year-old pop star made YouTube history after releasing the music video for her new single " Look What You Made Me Do " off her upcoming album Reputation . With several fans claiming the lyrics referred to her long running feuds with Katy Perry, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian . From start to finish, here's a look at the symbolism, hidden messages, and Easter eggs in " Look What You Made Me Do ", as spotted and decoded by fans and critics. (more...)
Check Out A Deleted Scene From Wonder Woman Check Out A Deleted Scene From Wonder Woman
- August 29, 2017

As explained by Etta, the new mission is to recover an ancient artifact of huge power before it can fall into the wrong hands. If there was anything truly wrong about Wonder Woman , it's that there wasn't almost enough Etta Candy . We were like, 'Can we just put them in everything?' They were just so great! Julian Lewis Jones and Michael McElhatton are also in the movie in unspecified roles. (more...)
Lynyrd Skynyrd biopic blocked because of ex-drummer's involvement Lynyrd Skynyrd biopic blocked because of ex-drummer's involvement
- August 29, 2017

The agreement stipulated there can be no use of the band's name or that of singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines who died in a plane crash in 1977. But after a two-day trial without jury, which took place after Skynyrd sued Pyle, US District Judge Robert Sweet ruled that the movie was in breach of an agreement signed in 1988. (more...)
Misty Knight Sports Bionic Arm In Luke Cage Season 2 Photo Misty Knight Sports Bionic Arm In Luke Cage Season 2 Photo
- August 29, 2017

Today, Entertainment Weekly released the first photo from the next season of Luke Cage , featuring Luke wearing a T-shirt and Misty sporting a prosthetic seemingly designed specifically for gun-wielding. The comics feature Misty losing her arm in a bomb blast, only for Stark to give her a new one that features super-strength and all sorts of weaponry. (more...)
Did Diana's death change royal media relations?
- August 29, 2017

And have they ever opened up about their iconic sibling? Get to know the women below. A new TV drama will explore why Princess Diana's death meant so much to ordinary people with stars revealing how the tragedy affected them. On Aug. 31, 1997, she was fatally injured in a vehicle crash in a tunnel in Paris. McCorquodale doesn't often speak about her sister, but has done so on select occasions. (more...)
Corinne Olympios Tells Her Side Of 'Bachelor In Paradise' Controversy Corinne Olympios Tells Her Side Of 'Bachelor In Paradise' Controversy
- August 29, 2017

But I was also on a medication that severely blacks you out and impairs your judgment and messes with your balance. "I just watched the episode right before coming here and first thing she said to Harrison, 'No, I don't have a boyfriend.' So I mean you're a lying sack of, you know", Maguire said. (more...)
Princess Diana friend believes cancelled holiday might have saved her life Princess Diana friend believes cancelled holiday might have saved her life
- August 29, 2017

And having to share such an overwhelming loss with the world. Britain's celebrity press have offered special editions, supplements and reams of news articles picking over the impact of her tragic life and death as well as her relationships with her sons and Prince Charles . (more...)
Taylor Swift's Video Director Joseph Kahn Responds to Beyonce, 'Lemonade' Comparisons
- August 29, 2017

Swift's first single off her upcoming album " Reputation " is the #1 Trending video on YouTube, at the time of this writing. The VMAs served as the platform for Swift's latest video release " Look What You Made Me Do " and it was a huge success. (more...)
Bhoomi's new song 'Will You Marry Me' released! Bhoomi's new song 'Will You Marry Me' released!
- August 29, 2017

Bhoomi 's new song has been released today. The track " Will you marry me " is Gandhi's first duet with Divya Kumar , known for hit songs including "Jee karda" and "Sun saathiya". In the song, needless to say Aditi Rao Hydari looks stunning and attractive as ever and newbie Sidhant also makes his presence count. Bhoomi is an upcoming emotional drama thriller film directed and co-produced by Omung Kumar. (more...)
Houston Mayor Vows to Personally Defend Undocumented People from Deportation During Harvey Houston Mayor Vows to Personally Defend Undocumented People from Deportation During Harvey
- August 29, 2017

With Harvey expected to remain around Southeast Texas for the next several days, cumulative rainfall in isolated parts of Texas could reach 50 inches. "There just wouldn't be anything left inside", he said. Schools and office buildings were closed throughout the Houston metropolitan area, where 6.8 million people live. (more...)
Cast and crew of Haseena Parkar launch music at an event Cast and crew of Haseena Parkar launch music at an event
- August 29, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor will be seen sharing the screen space with her brother Siddhanth for the first time. "They were madly in love and she was married at a very young age". She said, "I would not generalize our characters because that will be putting a judgment and a point of view, so we are completely portraying this as a character and it's entirely up to the audience to decide". (more...)
Drone Footage Captures Hurricane Harvey's Destruction in Houston Drone Footage Captures Hurricane Harvey's Destruction in Houston
- August 29, 2017

Tuesday officials from Harris County, which includes Houston , have raised the death total to 10. Robinson says it's like déjà vu - once again, checking into a shelter after leaving home on a rescue boat. A shortage of cots means some people will have to sleep on chairs or the floor. Officers and volunteers at times rushed to attend to those with medical needs. (more...)
Oviya tweets after Bigg Boss exit Oviya tweets after Bigg Boss exit
- August 29, 2017

She went there and Kamal Hasan showed the eviction result to the audience and to her. He asked her to come out of the house via the other door of Confession room which directs to the stage. In fact, a section of angry viewers had asked people to boycott the movie until the makers remove her portions in the Dhanush's film after she clashed with people's favourite Oviya. (more...)
'Despacito' ties with 'One Sweet Day' for longest stay at No. 1 'Despacito' ties with 'One Sweet Day' for longest stay at No. 1
- August 29, 2017

The pair's summer hit Despacito , which features Justin Bieber , has just tied a record-setting 16 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, but experts expect Taylor Swift's new track Look What You Made Me Do to take over the top spot. (more...)
Watch Coldplay Debut a Brand New Song to Help Houston's Hurricane Recovery Watch Coldplay Debut a Brand New Song to Help Houston's Hurricane Recovery
- August 29, 2017

Coldplay on Monday night debuted a new country song called "Houston", dedicated to the millions of Texas residents now enduring or recovering from Hurricane Harvey . "We thought, well, since we're in Miami and we've got a couple of days to spare, let's write a song for Houston and we'll sing it to you tonight and we'll send it over there", he said in an introduction. (more...)
Pregnant woman threatens abortion unless she gets retweets Pregnant woman threatens abortion unless she gets retweets
- August 29, 2017

Alongside the picture, she posted the words: "4 months pregnant". 4k RTs & I won't abort it'. And the Twitter user got what she wanted - a lot of attention. Metro US made contact with her but she said she'd only speak for money. He was apparently shocked by her pregnancy announcement, but things got out of hand when he accused her of selling his dog to buy concert tickets, before a second woman claiming to be his pregnant with his child chimed in. (more...)
Trump Promises '100 Percent' Support For Flood Victims Trump Promises '100 Percent' Support For Flood Victims
- August 29, 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the state was adding helicopters to those operated by officials in Houston and Harris County to help rescue stranded residents. "Right now, every American heart sends its love and support to those whose lives have been upended", Trump said at the White House on Monday. Turner said such a massive evacuation would need to be well-coordinated, "all the way from Houston to the destination", and insisted that the best place for people to be was ... (more...)
Taran Killam tries to murder Arnold Schwarzenegger in Killing Gunther trailer Taran Killam tries to murder Arnold Schwarzenegger in Killing Gunther trailer
- August 29, 2017

The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, who annoys a group of eccentric assassins who then decide to kill him, but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead. (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld Retraces His Comedy Roots in Netflix Special - Watch Trailer Jerry Seinfeld Retraces His Comedy Roots in Netflix Special - Watch Trailer
- August 29, 2017

The Comic Strip is the oldest comedy showcase club in New York City and it's tiny to boot. Netflix might not have gotten the highly coveted streaming rights to " Seinfeld " like Hulu did in 2015 , but these new projects certainly aren't nothing. (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld's Netflix Comedy Special Trailer Is a Blast From the Past Jerry Seinfeld's Netflix Comedy Special Trailer Is a Blast From the Past
- August 29, 2017

The trailer also shows Seinfeld telling stories about his youth in NY and reminiscing with other comedians about being the stars of the comedy scene back in the 70s. Netflix says the special will showcase never-before-seen material, including every legal pad with a joke on it that Seinfeld has kept since 1975. (more...)
Paris Jackson calls out Paris Jackson calls out "nazi, white supremacist jerks" in VMAs speech
- August 29, 2017

Naturally, P!nk's instincts kicked in upon hearing of her daughter's negative self-esteem and assumed that she must have been bullied. And my brain went to, "Oh my god, you're six. And P!nk's response was the best that any mom/role model could offer. I'm so inspired by you guys. And she said, "Well you're attractive". "You are always with me and I am always with you", she continues. (more...)
Fox News ceases United Kingdom broadcast Fox News ceases United Kingdom broadcast
- August 29, 2017

In the 10 years Fox has fallen foul of the regulator 22 times for breaches of its licence and the Ofcom code, seven of those were for breaches by Fox News. In June, Culture Minister Karen Bradley said she was inclined to refer the matter on for additional study on whether the Murdoch clan would have too much control of the United Kingdom media landscape. (more...)
Nicole Scherzinger, 'Simon Cowell couldn't control me and Alesha Dixon!' Nicole Scherzinger, 'Simon Cowell couldn't control me and Alesha Dixon!'
- August 29, 2017

He said: "If you'd asked me years ago how many more years I could do, I would have said if we can get to five more years then we've done well. I think if you just make the same show each year it becomes boring and predictable", he said. "I literally had to put my fingers in my ears, it was that bad", he said. When you're backing someone it's like backing a three-legged horse - it's your reputation out there, too. (more...)
The Internet Loves How Taylor Swift Trolled Her Own Tom Hiddleston Romance The Internet Loves How Taylor Swift Trolled Her Own Tom Hiddleston Romance
- August 29, 2017

As for Kim , we're told the way she sees it, the whole feud ended over a year ago. West and Kardashian maintained that she gave them approval to use the lyrics, and Swift was adamant that she only knew the gist of the song not the actual lyrics. (more...)
BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Shares Bought by IFP Advisors Inc
- August 29, 2017

The stock increased 1.01% or $0.04 on August 25, reaching $4. Van Cleef Asset Management Inc raised its position in shares of BlackRock by 1.6% in the first quarter. Bb&T Secs Limited Liability reported 23,460 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Department Mb Commercial Bank N A, a Illinois-based fund reported 37,088 shares. (more...)
Swift takes aim at old rivals in new music video Swift takes aim at old rivals in new music video
- August 29, 2017

According to TMZ , Kanye would rather put his energy into more pressing feuds that aren't based in risky archetypes, like his legal tiff with fellow rapper and Tidal owner Jay-Z. The whole snake trend with Swift began spreading following her controversy with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian [VIDEO ]. "And she can get any of them, but she's so clingy that they leave, and she cries and then she gets another one in her web", Swift said at the time. (more...)