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Vin Diesel was not first choice for Fast & Furious tough guy

They've long since dispensed with trivialities like logic (and indeed the former central premise of underground street racing), and they've managed to carve a lucrative position out of Hollywood's hil...

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Captain Marvel film 'to be directed by indie film-makers Boden and Fleck'

Captain Marvel film 'to be directed by indie film-makers Boden and Fleck'

In other words, Captain Marvel, a big-budget flick, represents a serious step up for the both of them. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck at Sundance. The script is being written by Inside Out scribe Meg LeF...

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First New Track Off Prince's Posthumous Album Released

First New Track Off Prince's Posthumous Album Released

Deliverance is available to pre-order through digital retailers, and its title track is now available to stream on Apple Music . This is published unedited from the PTI feed . The Prince estate s...

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Fresno killer showed no remorse in interviews

Officials say the suspect, Kori Ali Muhammad, might have been racially motivated. "There is every reason to believe he acted alone", Chief Dyer said, adding that there is no evidence so far to suspe...

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President Sirisena Issues Easter Message

President Sirisena Issues Easter Message

Almost 90 percent of Americans will buy Easter candy this year. Iraqi Assyrians attend Easter mass at Mar Youssif Chaldean Church in Baghdad Sunday, April 16, 2017. Former President Goodluck Jon...

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Fox to investigate sexual harassment claim against O'Reilly

Fox to investigate sexual harassment claim against O'Reilly

Fox says that it will be looking into the claims made by former "O'Reilly Factor " guest Wendy Walsh who confirmed the allegations made by so many other women when she made a complaint of her own...

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Kendall Jenner is 'more of a Jenner than a Kardashian'

I realized that I should just be thankful that I still have my dad. The 21-year-old model is the daughter of Kris Jenner and Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner, known as Bruce before announcing her dec...

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McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0

The Sharks preached patience after they were held scoreless in games two and three, saying that if they continued to play well on defense and capitalize on their scoring opportunities, they could get...

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'Walking Dead' Promotes Trio to Series Regular for Season 8

'Walking Dead' Promotes Trio to Series Regular for Season 8

Luciana got shot and Nick was rendered unconscious after one of the militia's group members attacked him. Entertainment One manages all worldwide television and home entertainment sales for the show o...

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Wounded veteran carries woman across finish line at Boston Marathon

Her boyfriend, Tom Miller, fearing for her safety, encouraged her to wipe the make-up off of her face. Staff Sergeant Jose Luis Sanchez ran the 26.2mile race Monday in Boston on a prosthetic left le...

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Tennis star Serena Williams announces she is pregnant

Tennis star Serena Williams announces she is pregnant

But she's been inactive since her victory over elder sister Venus in the final at Melbourne Park. I'm proud to have opened [two] schools in Africa and one in Jamaica [through the Serena Williams Fund ...

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Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

A notable absence was quarterback Tom Brady, who made a morning announcement citing "family matters to attend to". He posted a wedding photo of his parents on Instagram and wished them a happy anniver...

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1/65'Tubelight' first poster: Salman Khan requests fans to

1/65'Tubelight' first poster: Salman Khan requests fans to "back his back"

After launching the social media handles in an innovative video yesterday, Salman Khan Films released the first poster of their forthcoming film Tubelight today. Chinese actress Zhu Zhu is playing t...

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Stockholm Truck Attack Suspect Was a 'Rejected Asylum Seeker'

Authorities have reportedly questioned over 500 people and, in addition to the two arrests, have detained four other people in connection with the incident. Stockholm was returning to normality yeste...

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James Gunn to write, direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

James Gunn to write, direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

Gunn , who introduced the world to the GotG with the original film in 2014, made his announcement in a Facebook post addressed to fans. Captain Marvel makes more sense, but I believe Kevin Feig...

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Used to sing in trains and collect money, says Ayushmann Khurrana

Used to sing in trains and collect money, says Ayushmann Khurrana

When Parineeti Chopra sang and it moved her father to tears By Ranjini Maitra Parineeti Chopra credits her dad for her singing debut, says he is her greatest inspiration. "I had to take many retakes...

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Sonu Nigam shaves off his head following Azaan controversy

Sonu Nigam shaves off his head following Azaan controversy

Sonu Nigam's controversial post on Twitter has received strong criticism, especially from the members of the Muslim community. Shortly after interacting with journalists at his Juhu residence, Nig...

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21st Century Fox investigating O'Reilly harassment claims

In response to O'Reilly's recent negative publicity, Fox assured the media that they thoroughly investigate every complaint made to their anonymous hotline, but both Fox and O'Reilly were quick to...

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Kendall Jenner's tone-deaf soda ad actually made people like Pepsi more

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky are getting cozy in the desert. "Generally speaking, the bigger the celebrity, the more they have the ability to say no to things", says Gil Eyal, CEO and founder of...

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Richard Simmons hospitalized in California

Fitness guru Richard Simmons is reportedly doing well after being hospitalized Monday for "severe indigestion". The 68-year-old's representative, Michael Catalano , released a statement on Tuesd...

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NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

The organization pulled championships from the state a year ago in response to HB2. Ahead of the NCAA announcement, UNC began advertising that the NCAA March Madness is coming to Charlotte, North ...

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Pence takes message of US resolve against North Korea to Japan

On a 10-day Asia trip that will also take him to Indonesia and Australia, Mr Pence stressed that the U.S. hopes China will use its leverage to get its longtime ally North Korea to abandon its nuclea...

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'Survivor' Contestant Apologizes for Outing Zeke Smith as Transgender

'Survivor' Contestant Apologizes for Outing Zeke Smith as Transgender

Especially when there's $1 million involved. Ultimately, the remaining cast didn't hesitate for one second to vote Jeff off the island. The other contestants derided him right away, with several b...

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Who Got Voted Off The Voice 2017 Tonight? Voice Playoffs Night 2

Who Got Voted Off The Voice 2017 Tonight? Voice Playoffs Night 2

Coaches Alicia Keys , Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani all got to bring back a comeback artist during this round. Through innovative real-time voting on the Voice App and Twitter , fa...

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Charlotte earns title match against Naomi on SmackDown Live next week

Just as Zayn was preparing for his Helluva Kick, who men dressed in white appeared and held his legs in the corner, distracting him and giving Mahal the upper hand. Mahal moved over from Raw in last...

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IKEA Might Open Standalone Restaurants And Cafés

IKEA Might Open Standalone Restaurants And Cafés

The idea partially stemmed from data that showed 30% of Ikea Food customers weren't coming to shop at all - they were exclusively interested in the dining options, according to Fast Company . 'I firm...

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Maxine Waters: "Bill O'Reilly Needs To Go To Jail"

But there's at least one person who's defending O'Reilly, calling him "a good person" and even declaring " I don't think Bill did anything wrong ". Do you think Fox News should fire Bill O'Reilly...

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Longoria breaks up Pineda's perfect-game bid in 7th

Longoria breaks up Pineda's perfect-game bid in 7th

Yankees manager Joe Girardi has yet to announce whether the 24-year-old left-hander will get another turn in the rotation. "These guys showed a lot today". He owned a career postseason record of 5-0 ...

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Female-Fronted King Kong TV Series Gets The Go-Ahead At MarVista Entertainment

Female-Fronted King Kong TV Series Gets The Go-Ahead At MarVista Entertainment

This new series will not be connected to Warner Bros.' movie Kong: Skull Island, or the upcoming Godzilla vs. King Kong. The series is developed by MarVista Entertainment and IM Global Television,...

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Spoilers abound when Guardians of the Galaxy cast visit Jimmy Kimmel

Equipped with white boards, the actors had to correctly match their co-stars to Kimmel's factoids. But Pratt not only confirmed that Stallone will be making a cameo in the movie (which has been ...

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Here Are The Winners Of The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes For Journalism

His work included an article disclosing that Mr Trump had made crude comments about how his celebrity allowed him to "grab women by the pussy" during an unaired portion of an interview on "Access Holl...

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"Fate of the Furious" Breaks Global Box Office Record With $532M

In fact, Fate even surpassed Star Wars: The Force Awakens' worldwide opening weekend record of $529 million, Deadline reports. The Universal Pictures' film made an estimated $432.3 million oversea...

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WWE ring 'collapses' during match

WWE ring 'collapses' during match

This isn't the first time the WWE has turned to the "ring breaking" stunt. The referee was bracing for the collapse by hanging onto the ropes, but it still didn't prevent him from flipping onto the ...

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Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

The board's decision to accept ballots without official stamps was like "changing the rules midgame", he said. People's Republican Party (CHP) deputy chairman Bulent Tezcan announced he had filed a ...

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NY to become first state with tuition free college

Legislation for the Excelsior Scholarship was passed in the FY 2018 Budget. The cap for income will increase in 2018 to $110,000 and in 2018 will be set at $125,000. The requirement was not part...

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Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

Examining the logs provides insight into which interests are lobbying the White House and who may have more influence in the administration. Officials at the Trump White House say that making public...

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Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

The event kicked off at 7:30 a.m.as kids wearing "Make America Great Again" hats with bunny ears, pastel colored dresses, flowered bonnets, and other festive attire scoured the South Lawn for colored ...

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Blue Jackets, Wild in danger of being swept out of playoffs

Blue Jackets, Wild in danger of being swept out of playoffs

Werenski, who scored his first playoff goal in the contest and recorded 11 tallies and 47 points in his rookie campaign, earned plaudits from his teammates for attempting to play after the injury. H...

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'Star Wars Rebels' to End With Fourth Season

Of course, the film features Chopper , the Ghost , and General Syndulla, but did you know there was another one that fans couldn't have guessed until they saw the season finale? Interestingly, it ...

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Star Wars: The 'missed opportunity' Mark Hamill saw with Han Solo's death

Star Wars: The 'missed opportunity' Mark Hamill saw with Han Solo's death

As expected, the game will still feature multiplayer content. Star Wars Battlefront - Rogue One: Scarif Trailer - 12/02/2016 12:27 PMDICE released the new Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: Sc...

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