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Niall Horan Reveals Hope for One Direction Reunion in 'Billboard' Interview

Niall Horan Reveals Hope for One Direction Reunion in 'Billboard' Interview

Until the forthcoming 1D reunion, Horan is trying his hand at a solo career and hopes to emulate the music of his heroes - the Eagles . "'Oh, Louis'll be back from the toilet in a minute, '" he conti...

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Sweden Drops Rape Investigation of Julian Assange

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation of Julian Assange

Representing Assange, lawyer Per E. Samuelson proclaimed it a "day of victory" for the WikiLeaks founder. "Westminster Magistrates' Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Julian Assange followin...

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GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

That's according to GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Discrimination), which has released its annual Studio Responsibility Index measuring the quantity and quality of queer roles in film...

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Basquiat painting fetches record US$110.5m at NY auction

Basquiat painting fetches record US$110.5m at NY auction

Sotheby's said 65 percent of works in Thursday's sale made their auction debut and almost 75 percent for the first time in 20 years. Homeless and unemployed, he started out spray painting graffit...

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'Price Is Right' Contestant Goes Bonkers After Setting Plinko Record

'Price Is Right' Contestant Goes Bonkers After Setting Plinko Record

Ryan hits $10,000 on his first try and then manages to do it again two more times while whipping himself into the kind of frenzy people only experience when they realize they've won the lottery. Dayt...

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Shop the Shoes Princess Charlotte Wore at Pippa Middleton's Wedding

Shop the Shoes Princess Charlotte Wore at Pippa Middleton's Wedding

The fact that things are very serious between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry is no secret. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge shushes the page boys and flower girls as they arrive at the wedding ...

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Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

One of the men was detained following searches of an address in the Withington area of the city, while another was arrested in a part of Greater Manchester that was not disclosed. The BBC said lat...

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Star Wars: Yes, the lightsaber is officially Rey's, according to Lucasfilm

Star Wars: Yes, the lightsaber is officially Rey's, according to Lucasfilm

LucasFilm has confirmed that starting Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi and moving forward, the former scavenger will make the icon her weapon of choice. "Whether or not it's literally calli...

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Trailer Park- 'Alien: Covenant' hopes to take over the box office

Trailer Park- 'Alien: Covenant' hopes to take over the box office

While the overriding theme of " Prometheus " was the hubris of humanity in the vast expanse of the universe, " Alien: Covenant " looks to expand on that theme by pounding on it with a hammer. Which is...

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Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - in Silicon Valley

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - in Silicon Valley

She has built a massive business around her tennis achievements, which includes winning 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most in the open era. Because of that relationship and SurveyMonkey's expresse...

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Awkward! Donald Trump gaffe prompts Israeli Ambassador to face-palm during meeting

At the joint press conference with Trump, Netanyahu also said that "common dangers are turning former enemies into partners and that's where we see something new and potentially very promising", con...

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial rule in besieged Mindanao

Tuesday at Barangay Basak, Malutlut when government security forces learned of the presence of Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon , who allied with the Maute Group, and his cohorts. It can be recall...

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3 men arrested in Manchester bombing case

Gerard Collomb said on BFM television Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that British-born attacker Salman Abedi had been to Syria. The more prominent security presence in...

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Rihanna insane for fashion that 'provokes something' inside her

Rihanna insane for fashion that 'provokes something' inside her

The feeling was mutual as students at the school returned the praise, with award-winning designer Olivia LeBlanc explaining Rihanna is always showing them "the power of philanthropy as well as fashi...

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Saudi Arabia king: Trump's visit a 'turning point'

The official praised all of the White House advance work in Saudi Arabia and Israel , helping the president pulloff an ambitious schedule that had him meeting with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Israel...

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British police say military to guard key London sites

British police say military to guard key London sites

Following the increase in the threat level, officials say soldiers will be deployed to places like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament. "Wherever he got that, he didn't get it from thi...

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Victoria Beckham praises David's cameo in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Beckham, who plays Trigger in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword , was described as "cringeworthy" by fans when a clip of his character was released earlier this week. "He is very quiet and humble and ...

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More Arrests Made In Connection To Manchester Attack At Ariana Grande Concert

The 23-year-old popstar had flown back to Boca Raton , Florida after the MEN Arena bombing which claimed 22 lives. On Wednesday afternoon, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins...

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Notorious Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies in United Kingdom hospital

Brady was jailed for the crimes in 1966, but was transferred to Ashworth Hospital, a secure unit, in 1985. Brady's lawyer Robin Makin visited the child-killer two hours before his death and called h...

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Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: spokesman

Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: spokesman

Ariana Grande has officially put her " Dangerous Woman " tour on hold in the wake of the terrorist attack that took place after her concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The elder Abedi told...

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Elvis Week to feature concerts, auction, candlelight vigil

Elvis Week to feature concerts, auction, candlelight vigil

Elvis Presley's custom-built 1962 Lockheed Jetstar is headed to the auction block. GWS Auctions Inc. of California has confirmed that Saturday, May 27 will be the official date that Elvis's p...

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Destiny 2 PC version will release later than PS4 and Xbox

Speaking of the story, people may recognise Lance Reddick's voice in the gameplay video. The Guardians' (player-characters and some non-player-characters) base of operations, The Last City, comes un...

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First look at Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro's Star Wars

Fisher joked that Leia's attire in The Force Awakens made her look like "a fancy gas-station attendant", but Dern's character looks like she may be attending the galactic version of the Met Gala. "T...

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'Deadpool 2' Sets Jack Kesy As Villain: Could He Be Black Tom?

'Deadpool 2' Sets Jack Kesy As Villain: Could He Be Black Tom?

While insiders said it isn't entirely clear which baddie he will play, sources have pinpointed a character called Black Tom. He was created by X-Men writer Chris Claremont in 1976's Uncanny X-Men #101...

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'Baywatch' is like 'The Avengers' on the beach: Zac Efron

In her absence at Cannes, Chopra's mother and brother unveiled the poster of her third production venture - a Sikkimese film named Pahuna , produced by Purple Pebble Pictures owned by her. The 34-yea...

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Kourtney Kardashian And New Boo Younes Bendjima Spotted Getting Cuddly In Cannes

Kourtney Kardashian And New Boo Younes Bendjima Spotted Getting Cuddly In Cannes

They arrived together and left the venue late in the night. The two seemed very close. The two have been spotted together at the Los Angeles International Airport, allegedly as they were heading to ...

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'Dancing with the Stars' awards the Mirrorball Trophy for Season 24

David Ross is trying to go out on top again, this time on DWTS . "They know I'm going to be in shape". Liberty University mascot Sparky dances during a "Dancing With The Stars " finale watch party...

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On Mother's Day, remember those who are grieving

There she not only honoured her mother but all mothers, marking the first official observance of Mother's Day. And one of the things that ties those shows together is that on all of them, the mom is...

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Brad Pitt to dance to SRK's tunes

Brad Pitt to dance to SRK's tunes

He even spread his arms in his signature pose and said, "I just spread my arms and do nothing, that's a step". But we don't have dance. "While making Baazigar, I rehearsed my dance moves for a song fo...

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Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

Liverpool have 73 points with one match remaining, one ahead of Man City and four more than Arsenal who both have two games left to play. Spurs only confirmed their switch to Wembley at the ...

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Here's the latest on the Manchester bombing investigation

We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers". She returned to the United States on Tuesday, Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reported , as q...

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Watch Norah Jones perform Chris Cornell's 'Black Hole Sun' at the Fox

Watch Norah Jones perform Chris Cornell's 'Black Hole Sun' at the Fox

The singer, best known for fronting rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave , was found dead in his hotel room after performing a sold-out show in Detroit last Wednesday night. "What happened is inex...

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Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Push Back on FBI Russia Probe

Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Push Back on FBI Russia Probe

Last week, against White House wishes, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , named another former FBI director, Robert Mueller , as special counsel to lead the criminal investigation of possibl...

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'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office

Eventually, Alien would supplant Aliens as the my favorite Alien film, and while I still love them both, I think Alien is about as near to flawless as a sci-fi horror movie can get. Thre...

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Ellen DeGeneres to do her first stand-up special in 15 years

Plan your weekend with our hand-picked list of the Quad Cities' best bets for entertainment. Netflix also released Amy Schumer's "The Leather Special" and Louis CK's "2017". The others are Chris Ro...

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Ariana Grande concert attack: 119 wounded, 64 people still hospitalized

He told reporters: "Very sadly I can confirm one of the victims is a serving police officer". In a phone interview earlier today, Ramadan Abedi had told the AP that his son was innocent, and that ...

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NIA registers probe against Syed Ali Shah Geelani, three others

NIA registers probe against Syed Ali Shah Geelani, three others

Following the controversy over the alleged sting operation by a news channel, Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Saturday suspended Nayeem Khan-led National Front from the separatist amalgam, e...

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Wonder Woman's London premiere cancelled after Manchester attack

Wonder Woman's London premiere cancelled after Manchester attack

The news comes a week before stars of the film including Gal Gadot , Chris Pine and Robin Wright , as well as director Patty Jenkins , had been due to walk the red carpet in London on Wednesday...

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The story everyone's sharing about Roger Moore

The story everyone's sharing about Roger Moore

The British actor passed away in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer. I told my granddad I'd just seen James Bond and asked if we could go over so I could get his autograph...

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Priyanka Chopra on Meghan Markle's Romance

Priyanka Chopra on Meghan Markle's Romance

Because, according to a report, Prince Harry drove 100 miles to pick up Meghan Markle for the evening wedding party. However, Vogue's publicist insisted that Vogue had prior work commitments, ...

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