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Australian Open: Top Seed Simona Halep Survives a Marathon Match

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The final set alone lasted 2 hours, 22 minutes as both women pushed their bodies to the limit. Davis appeared set to pull off the shock of the opening week in the women's draw when she brought up three match points on the Halep serve at 10-11 but the Romanian fought back from the brink. Read More »

Jersey Shore's Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino pleads guilty to tax evasion

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Prosecutors said Michael Sorrentino admitted that in 2011, he "took certain actions to hide some of his income to avoid paying the full amount of taxes he owed". Sorrentino didn't comment as he left court. "He deeply regrets his failure to pay his taxes, and has spent the past several years turning his life into something positive". Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

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The business had revenue of $20.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.61 billion. This is up from its earnings per share of 38 cents from the same time past year. Bank of America faced a $2.4 billion charge due to the tax cut, but took a lower hit compared to its competitors such as Citigroup , taking a $19 billion charge. Read More »

Roy Halladay Died from Blunt Force Trauma, had Drugs in System

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Toxicology results in the autopsy show Halladay had generic Ambien, amphetamine and morphine in his system at the time of the crash . Federal investigators revealed that his plane made several steep turns before crashing into the water. Among his achievements the year were a ideal game against the Florida Marlins on May 29, and a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds on October 6 in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Read More »

Enrique Iglesias, Anna Kournikova share photos of newborn twins

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First, the Spanish singing superstar showed off a shot in which he nuzzled up to one of the babies (reportedly named Nicholas and Lucy ), not noting which one it is. Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias and in 2006. Iglesias does not appear on Kournikova's Instagram account (although, she does help promote his music on her social media pages) and vice versa. Read More »

Pope in Chile to celebrate Mass on contested land used for torture

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Greg Burke, the spokesman, said the pope met with "a small group of victims of sexual abuse by priests" at the apostolic nunciature in Santiago , Chile. Between 1995 and a year ago, the number of Chileans who described themselves as Catholic dropped to 45 percent from 74 percent, according to a poll conducted by Latinobarómetro, which Ms. Read More »

Barcelona star Lionel Messi pays tribute to Ronaldinho

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The 37-year-old champion footballer was part of the Brazilian team which won the 2002 World Cup defeating Germany held in South Korea and Japan. Roberto Assis confirmed the news of his brother's decision in a column for the Brazilian media outlet, O Globo . Read More »

Michael Wolff's Donald Trump Book "Fire and Fury" to Become TV Series

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The book caused Trump to publicly and dramatically sever his relationship with Steve Bannon , his former strategist, whom Wolff quoted disparaging the president and his family. The company plans to adapt Wolff's book into a TV series , although it is yet to be tied to a specific network. The president himself has condemned the book. Read More »

It's Official! "Padmaavat" To Hit Screens On January 25

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Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said Bollywood film Padmaavat should not be released until the scenes some member of the Rajput community have perceived to be offensive were deleted, PTI reported. The team clarifies that the original work is essentially a fictional account of two personalities written by poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi, and that there never has been a dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji. Read More »

Eliza Dushku accuses Joel Kramer of molestation

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I was the one who was driving the vehicle. And not well. He hasn't worked for me since then. "This is all vile lies", Kramer told Us. When the incident was over, Kramer suggested they be careful in terms of telling anyone, but in the following weeks he grew "cold" towards Dushku and she noticed the dynamic on the set of the 1994 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis had changed. Read More »

Parks and Recreation actor, Aziz Ansari, accused of sexual assault

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Grace said that it was the moment when they were watching television, where " it really hit me that I was violated ". The woman, who lives in Brooklyn, spoke to women's website Babe on the condition of anonymity, claiming that the Master of None actor ignored her verbal and non-verbal cues in his Manhattan apartment in September past year. Read More »

Kylie Jenner not in labour, despite rumours

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Then, a Snapchat from Travis Scott on a private jet with the caption "Make it home to ya one way or another" had everyone believing the rapper was racing to the hospital to witness the birth of his child. She has also bought a lot of things herself. Earlier this month , talk show host Ellen DeGeneres confirmed Kylie's pregnancy during a chat with the 20-year-old's sister Khloé Kardashian . Read More »

'I, Tonya' presents a sympathetic - and scathingly amusing - portrait of Tonya Harding

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Harding fever has gripped the nation again, from Margot Robbie's " I, Tonya " to an extensive New York Times' feature , the notorious Portland-area figure skater is seemingly inescapable at the moment. The plea deal focused only on what happened after the attack, but the prosecutor said he had plenty of evidence to lower the boom on her. She's been waiting for a way to tell the world that the abuse she endured was so much worse than they thought, that she was so much poorer than people ... Read More »

Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paid

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Paul Getty, replacing him with new scenes featuring Christopher Plummer , Wahlberg was paid an additional $1.5 million to return to the set, while Williams received just a per diem allowance of about $1,000 for the extra shooting days. As Wahlberg had more scenes with Plummer, he had more scenes in general to reshoot (though we're sure not 1,000 more scenes than Williams). It is possible that those representing Williams did not know about the deal that Wahlberg was able to secure. Read More »

The craziest Kylie Jenner pregnancy theory yet

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Kylie's endorsement deals resulted in $41 million for the 20-year-old which included her deal with Puma, her family's reality TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians and her spinoff show Life of Kylie , airing on E! too. The gossipmonger returned to her show after a three weekChristmas hiatus, and immediately got to work catching up on all the Kardashian drama she missed. Read More »

Donald Trump stumbles over words during national anthem

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Following the national anthem, Alabama running back Bo Scarborough, who clearly wasn't happy with Trump (figuratively) kicking off the game, was heard yelling an anti-Trump slur before taking the field. At the time, Pence said, "I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our flag, or our national anthem". Read More »

Could Harvey Weinstein apologize at the Golden Globes?

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Because, well, I've heard rumors that he's insane and hard to work with. However, joke participant Amy Poehler made it obvious that she didn't need any help with hers. This year, however, it was USA comedian's Seth Meyers' turn to take the reins (although he did enlist the help of a few of the stars to deliver some of his punch lines). Read More »

Roseanne character to be Trump supporter in series reboot

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The main character's political views will mirror those of Barr herself, who so frequently offers blunt, pro-Trump opinions on Twitter that many users have called for a boycott of the reboot with the hashtag #BoycottRoseanne. "I think it's time to close ranks, and I would really like to see an end to hate-triotism in this country". And while Roseanne is personally a Trump supporter, she has chosen to also make her TV alter-ego a Donald fan - for one VERY particular reason. Read More »

Black is the colour as reality show hits Hollywood

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Earlier in the night, both Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwellwere awarded for their acting, while Martin McDonagh was recognized for Best Screenplay . The evening began with the normally colorful red carpet transformed into a sea of black gowns as actresses showed solidarity with victims of sexual harassment inside and outside the entertainment industry. Read More »

HTC announces the new improved HTC Vive Pro, 3D Audio and more

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During a CES 2018 press conference, HTC confirmed details from a leak earlier on Monday , which indicated that the Vive Pro's screen will include a combined resolution of 2880x1600 pixels. While VR, which transports you to a digital world through a special headset, has attracted heavy hitters like Facebook, Google and Samsung, consumers have been slow to embrace the technology. Read More »

Natalie Portman: Our cause raises $14m in 2 weeks

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After co-presenter Ron Howard announced the category, Portman added with an expert level of shade, "And here are the all-male nominees". "Here are all the male nominees", she said as the names of Christopher Nolan ( Dunkirk ), Martin McDonagh ( Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ), Steven Spielberg ( The Post ), All the Money in the World ( Ridley Scott ) and the eventual victor Guillermo del Toro ( The Shape of Water ). Read More »

A-list actresses bring activists to Golden Globes red carpet

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King said it was "one of the highlights" of her life to attend on such an important night. Speaking to E!, Watson said it was Williams who "spearheaded" the idea of actresses bringing activists with them as their red carpet guests. The actress, who will be presenting at the event tonight, walked the annual event with Marai , the leader of Imkaan , a United Kingdom -based women's organization that is aimed at responding to and preventing violence against black minoritized women and girls. Read More »

ESPN's Nolan hosts after blasting Trump

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After one of the hosts refers to Trump's habit of giving the thumbs up, Nolan shoots back "Well that's because he's a [expletive]". The network adds that "they were inappropriate and we have addressed it with her". "That's because he's a f-- stupid person", said Nolan. It's unclear whether or not ESPN will punish Nolan or let the comments slide. That policy stems from the controversy surrounding Jemele Hill , who called Trump a white supremacist on Twitter and was later suspended for ... Read More »

Danville native Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86

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Van Dyke's family confirmed his passing Friday to CBS Affiliate WCIA , in the actor's native IL. He kept with his stand up comedy career throughout school before joining the United States Air Force Tops In Blue in the 1950s. Jerry Van Dyke was the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke . He is survived by wife Shirley and three children. His wife told TMZ that his health deteriorated following a serious vehicle crash two years ago. Read More »

Plattsburgh Kmart to close in April

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The Bangor Daily News reports Sears Holdings announced Thursday it's closing its location in the Bangor Mall in April. Sears and Kmart have been losing billions of dollars and closing stores for years. But with the rise of e-commerce, Sears and other traditional brick-and-mortar retailers have struggled to keep pace with digital darlings like Amazon. Read More »

Pregnant Khloe Kardashian announces baby name before birth

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The expectant reality star told the host that her she will give birth to her baby in Cleveland, so that her baby daddy 26-year-old National Basketball Association star beau, Tristan Thompson has the great chance to being present on he special occasion as mother-to-be desperately wants her man by her side even though the baby is due during Tristan's National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Final "Game of Thrones" season will air in 2019

HBO said on Thursday that Benioff and Weiss will also direct the final season. The news comes on the same day it emerged Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Filming on the upcoming season began in October past year and will continue until mid-2018. The series is HBO's biggest hit ever with some 30 million viewers in the United States alone and an army of devoted fans worldwide. Read More »

Women of Hollywood join forces to combat sexual harassment with Time's Up

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By early Tuesday the initiative, also backed by Eva Longoria and Emma Stone, had raised almost $14 million of a $15 million target for a legal fund to help victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. Tchen, former Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama . And it called on women to wear black at this Sunday's Golden Globes as a statement against gender and racial inequality and to raise awareness about the group's efforts. Read More »

Justin Timberlake goes outside, announces new album 'Man Of The Woods'

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Timberlake explains in the video announcement: "This album is really inspired by my son, my wife, my family, but more so than any album I've ever written, where I'm from". In October 2016, the "SexyBack" singer confirmed that he was reuniting with his original team of producers such as, Timbaland , Pharrell , Max Martin and Shellback. Read More »

Storm Eleanor set to batter West Sussex

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Police and council workers are blocking streets, diverting traffic and handing out sandbags, people in the area have said. "There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life, as well as minor property damage, from flying debris", it said. Read More »

Passport System Down, Thousands Delayed At Airports Around The Country

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It's a rough night for worldwide travelers at Miami global Airport. One person tweeted that Miami Airport is "total chaos" while another said the lengthy lines at JFK "are horrible". According to the CBS News, there were up to 2,000 passengers stuck in lines at the Miami International Airport. Customs says that passengers continued to be processed during the outage, "using alternative procedures at affected airports". Read More »

Hina Khan says she never said anything about Puneesh Sharma's

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Hina and Shilpa will have to sing songs and the audience will vote live for their favourite singer. After being touted to be one of the strongest contenders in the season, he was unfortunately ousted from the show after he got violent with fellow contestant Akash Dadlani. Read More »

Selena Gomez Is Back to Her Natural Brown Hair!

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She's used it to reunite with the Biebs and her family is totally upset with Selena's decision, especially after all of the pain and drama Justin caused her over the years. "They want to protect her as much as they can, but it is causing them a great deal of stress and pain to watch her give him another chance", the source also said. Read More »