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Influential drummer Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

Along with fellow drummer John "Jabo" Starks , the duo formed the backbone of Brown's biggest and funkiest hits, thus some of Hip-Hop's as well. "I just put patterns against natural sounds, and that's what I do today". Stubblefield's breakbeat on " Funky Drummer " resonated across decades, and generations. Bootsy Collins provided a similar note , saying, "We lost another Pillar Stone that held up the Foundation of Funk". Read More

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Spotted: Karisma Kapoor With Rumored Boyfriend Sandeep Toshniwal Outside Shashi Kapoor's House

Spotted: Karisma Kapoor With Rumored Boyfriend Sandeep Toshniwal Outside Shashi Kapoor's House

Karisma Kapoor shared pictures on Instagram where we see Saif tossing food in a pan and Ranbir going about his chopping duties as they prepared dinner. After his presence at the party, rumours about something cooking between the two have gone stronger. Karisma Kapoor with Sandeep Toshniwal. A couple of years later, now, seems like Karisma has finally made her relationship with Sandeep official to her khandaan . Read More

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Here is the latest with Darrelle Revis in freakish case

In the meantime, a warrant has been issued for Revis' arrest after he was accused of being involved in a brawl in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Watt quoted Revis as saying, " I got more guys coming ". Three calls were placed to 911, including one from Cousins. Cousins said the next thing he knew, he was getting punched. But Revis' lawyer says the football player was the one who was attacked by at least five people, and he feared for his life. Read More

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Legendary WWE Hall of Famer George 'The Animal' Steele Dead at 79

Legendary WWE Hall of Famer George 'The Animal' Steele Dead at 79

Steele's first taste of the WWE - then the WWWF - came in 1967 as he locked onto then-champion Bruno Sammartino . George "The Animal" Steele, who died this week at 79, was one of my favorite wrasslers and I can't quite explain why. Steele became infatuated with Miss Elizabeth, the manager of "Macho Man" Randy Savage. In front of a then-WWE record 93,000-plus fans at the Pontiac Silverdome in MI at WrestleMania III, Steele was in the corner of Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, who ... Read More

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EastEnders star Danny Dyer on 'short break' from show

Danny Dyer has been reportedly forced to quit EastEnders and "sort his life out" after going off the rails with his party antics. He also won two National Television Awards for serial drama performance while playing the role. Speaking to the publication, a source said: 'The producers are concerned about him for a number of reasons. "At the end of the day, he remains the biggest star of the show, so everyone is determined to get him back to his best". Read More

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Cops called as custody battle between Paula Patton and Robin Thicke intensifies

Cops called as custody battle between Paula Patton and Robin Thicke intensifies

Thicke's sources then claimed that a auto resembling Patton's got into an accident after her departure, whereupon Thicke allegedly "freaked" and subsequently left to investigate whether it was indeed her SUV. What do you think of the latest public dispute between Patton and Thicke? Patton's camp then reportedly called the police, who did arrive to the scene. Read More

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Ed Sheeran drops new song on his 26th Birthday

Ed's now tipped to join Radiohead as one of this year's Glastonbury headliners, with Pink Floyd also recently throwing in the possibility of reuniting for the bash. If you missed out on ticket to Ed Sheeran's 3Arena gigs in recent weeks, never fear, we are bringing you the latest song from his new album with fans today. Read More

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Donald Trump calls treatment of first lady unfair

It's still unclear just how Melania Trump , who lives in Manhattan while her 10-year-old son finishes the school year, will tackle the issues she wants to champion. Anita McBride, former chief of staff to Laura Bush, told the broadcaster that each incoming first lady sets the pace of her office "in the way that suits them best" and when it comes to Melania Trump , "she laid down the marker early that she'd be taking her time". Read More

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Trump launches unprecedented attack on media

President Donald Trump today said his administration has inherited "a mess" both domestically and overseas and blamed "dishonest media" for not giving his adminstration the credit it deserves. Mr Trump argued that "nobody that I know of" on his campaign staff contacted Russian officials. These young people not only do not pose a threat to the security of the country, they are already carving out a future for themselves, because of Obama's program. Read More

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Former [Left-Wing] US Ambassadors To Israel Working To Block Friedman's Confirmation

Former [Left-Wing] US Ambassadors To Israel Working To Block Friedman's Confirmation

The stress they all "care deeply about Israel" as the US' major ally in the Mideast, but cite Mr. Friedman's political views as rendering him unsuited for the high-level diplomatic post. Chuck Schumer and others about support for the Iran nuclear deal, Friedman said he regrets them. "I don't know Israelis on the right- even on the far-right- who would support that". Read More

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George and Amal Clooney expecting twins

And Rande and Cindy were front and centre during George and Amal's lavish wedding celebrations in Venice in 2014. And after speculation began to mount about whether the celebrity duo were expecting their first child together, the "Talk" co-host decided it was time to go public with George and Amal's baby news. Read More

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Chrissy Teigen's Fingers Turned Green Because of Fun Dip!

Teigen switched up outfits for the after-party, changing out of her sheer black dress from the big event, into a drapey orange number, complete with a very low neck, flawless for layering long necklaces. To which he responds, "Why would I be mad at you?" Teigen's hilarious documentation of her evening certainly jibed well with the social media queen's followers. Read More

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The Batman Finds A Director

Reeves is now in post-production on War for the Planet of the Apes, this summer's highly anticipated follow-up to his outstanding 2014 entry Dawn of the Planet of the Apes , and could theoretically slide right over to Gotham City once his work on that film is done. Read More

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Paramount Drowns its Friday the 13th Reboot in Crystal Lake

However it seems that similar problems are afoot in the sequel which already saw Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona walk away from the project in favour of Jurassic Park 2. A source close to Friday the 13th would only tell THR that: "the production was not ready to go at this date". This move has gotten both anticipated films to be delayed, sadly, probably until further notice. Read More

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Disney Falls As TV Networks Continue To Drag On Revenue

The sports network has always been a cash cow for the company but investors remain anxious about subscriber losses as more people cut the cord. Revenue from ESPN and Disney's other cable networks also slid 2% to $6.2 billion. "With our proven strategy and unparalleled collection of brands and franchises, we are extremely confident in our ability to continue to drive significant value over the long term", Iger said in a statement. Read More

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Kristen Stewarts drops an f-word clanger on Saturday Night Live debut

Kristen Stewarts drops an f-word clanger on Saturday Night Live debut

Because he also tweeted this: "Miss Universe 2012 Pageant will be airing live on NBC and Telemundo december 19th. open invite stands for Robert Pattinson ". They like each other so much and think they might fall in love. "We've got a great show, and I totally care that I'm here because it's the coolest f-ng thing", she said, then covered her mouth as she realized she'd just cursed on live television. Read More

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Stranger Things set for Halloween

Stranger Things set for Halloween

Eleven's fate too remains unknown for the moment, after [ spoiler alert ] she disappeared with the monster. If the trend is correct, " Stranger Things " Season 2 will be aired this summer. In fact, it looks like things in Hawkins have gotten a hell of a lot worse, especially after the teaser showed us that insane glimpse of a dark, red sky and some disgusting, giant monster creeping just outside of Will's front door (the internet is already speculating on what that monster is). Read More

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Politically-Charged Ads Spur Controversy In Advance Of Super Bowl

Politically-Charged Ads Spur Controversy In Advance Of Super Bowl

Sunday Night Football averaged just over 23 million viewers in 2015, while Empire has about 17.5 million, and The Walking Dead came in just under 19.7 million, according to Nielsen. Several conservatives have also voiced their ire over the ad. Political Super Bowl Ads 2017 banned? Budweiser posted the ad to their YouTube page Tuesday with the caption "This is the story of our founder's ambitious journey to America in pursuit of his dream: to brew the King of Beers". Read More

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Senate Finance Committee OKs Tom Price, MD, for HHS Chief

Senate Finance Committee OKs Tom Price, MD, for HHS Chief

Republicans used the power of their majority to vote 14-0 with no Democrats present to move Price and Mnuchin out of committee and toward a Senate floor confirmation vote, possibly later this week. February 1, 2017 (EIRNS)-Senate Finance Committee Republicans suspended the rules of the Senate today, in order to get hedge fund speculator and Glass-Steagall opponent Steve Mnuchin's nomination as U.S. Read More

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Lady Gaga Is Going to Be All Over Super Bowl Sunday

Lady Gaga Is Going to Be All Over Super Bowl Sunday

They've been super-supportive. On January 30, Pepsi posted a behind-the-scenes video twitter that showed Gaga and her team of dancers rehearsing choreography that fans have connected to both "Bad Romance" and "Applause". "The Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl and it's gonna be in Houston". Lady Gaga will be featured in a 60-second spot, wearing the American jeweler's forthcoming HardWear commercial collection. Read More

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Amazon picks northern Kentucky as Prime Air hub

The company didn't say if they'd be making any changes to their air cargo operations in Wilmington as a result of the CVG hub, but did say they planned to offer jobs at any Amazon site in the U.S.to their Wilmington employees. "This new project will pay dividends to both the company and our state, and we are truly grateful for the jobs and economic impact it will bring to the commonwealth". Read More

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Why Emma Stone's SAGs Speech Was A Teeny Bit Awkward

She beat Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins , Amy Adams for Arrival , Natalie Portman for Jackie and Emily Blunt for The Girl On The Train - and clearly felt somewhat overwhelmed by this fact. 'I was just going to say that I feel insecure a lot of the time. "I hadn't read the script yet, but he wanted to kind of walk me through what he was thinking". Read More

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David Beckham reveals secret to his and Victoria's marriage

Beckham described the vow renewal as the complete opposite of he and Victoria's lavish 1999 wedding, an event he mocked by joking, "I even had a top hat in purple". I keep them in storage in boxes". "We work through them as a family, as a unit". "I knew that my dad would be proud of my achievements, but the only time my dad turned around to me and said, "You know what son you've done really well", was when I got my 100th cap for England", he said. Read More

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Emmanuelle Riva, Oscar-Nominated Star of 'Amour,' Dies at 89

Emmanuelle Riva, Oscar-Nominated Star of 'Amour,' Dies at 89

Riva had been battling cancer, her agent, Anne Alvares Correa, told The Associated Press , but was working as recently as last summer, filming a new project, Alma , in Iceland and performing at the Villa Medici in Rome. The role made her an instant star and revered her to French fans. "The whole thing is like a fairytale", she told The Guardian back in 2013. Riva , with her arresting brunette beauty and distinct voice, went on to work with a slew of celebrated European directors, ... Read More

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Robin Thicke Has Temporarily Lost Custody of His 6-Year-Old Son

She also said Thicke, 39, had traumatised her and her son by demanding visitation and refusing to leave her mother's home last week. Thicke's lawyer, Angela Pierce di Donato, responded to Patton's court document allegations and gave People the following response: " Paula never reported any domestic violence until she was in a position of contempt by violating the custody orders". Read More

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Everything I Learned from Mary Tyler Moore

Everything I Learned from Mary Tyler Moore

Her own personal life wasn't always so cheery, but no less inspiring. "The picture that we all have of Mary, that's how she was - sweet, kind, so tender, so delicate". She became the sweetheart of an America that embraced her as a model of the optimism, independence, mutual acceptance, inclusion, determination and triumph over adversity that we baby boomers claimed as defining factors for our generation. Read More

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The Impact of Mary Tyler Moore Jan. 26

Her prestige helped get other quality shows on TV . She asked for a Brandy Alexander. "She was the one". Jennifer Keishin Armstrong wrote Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted , a history of the show . How many of these leaders now have that same demeanor that Mary Tyler Moore had? They had roles as writers and directors. While the show mined her bad dates for comedy, whether or not Mary Richards found a boyfriend was never the focus, and honestly, beside the point: She had a great job, a nice ... Read More

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Twin Baby Girls From Illinois Have Different Skin Colors

Twin Baby Girls From Illinois Have Different Skin Colors

Their mother, Whitney Meyer, posted a photo of the girls on KHQA's Facebook wall on Monday morning. The babies were born in April to Whitney and her boyfriend, Thomas Dean. "He's the best big brother", Meyer said . Sometimes their kid's skin will be darker or lighter or have more freckles. In fact, the fetishizm of biracial people and interracial relationships (and let's be specific, biracial people where one of the races is white) as "proof" that racism will just die out is ... Read More

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Donald Trump pledges to 'unify' Americans on inauguration eve

Donald Trump pledges to 'unify' Americans on inauguration eve

Scattered street protests erupted against Trump elsewhere in Washington. Neither will the last-minute sniping, griping and bitching of the liberal media. Why is Steve Harvey called names merely for meeting with Trump? No word of thanks for the work of his predecessor, Barack Obama. Global information company Nielson, which tracks the viewing audience of all inaugurations, has released its final numbers on Donald Trump's White House induction on Friday. Read More

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Rick Perry: I regret calling for end of the Energy Department

Rick Perry: I regret calling for end of the Energy Department

Many senators have asked Perry about the enormous cuts that have been announced for the Department of Energy. Rick Perry drew laughs at his confirmation hearing to become Secretary of Energy Thursday when he told Sen. Perry planned to walk back his 2011 dismissal of the agency at his Thursday hearing, but he still has good reason to take an adversarial stance toward both regulatory bodies. Read More

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Hillary Clinton Would Crush Bill de Blasio in NYC Mayor Race

In the November 8 presidential election, Clinton captured more than 80 percent of New York City votes, even though Trump was born and raised in the heavily Democratic city. De Blasio was Clinton's campaign manager during her successful 2000 Senate bid. In a potential crowded primary De Blasio had 35 percent, followed by former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (11 percent), Comptroller Scott Stringer (9 percent), Rep. Read More

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