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Concentration Camp Excavation May Reveal Connection to Anne Frank
- January 18, 2017

Records show that Frank owned a almost identical pendant, differing only in the date of birth engraved on one side. Yad Vashem says it has ascertained the pendant belonged to Karoline Cohn - a Jewish girl who perished at Sobibor and may have been connected to the famous diarist. (more...)
Carroll scores stunning overhead kick as West Ham beat Palace Carroll scores stunning overhead kick as West Ham beat Palace
- January 16, 2017

The three Premier League clubs have all been linked with a move for Payet, with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger even talking about the unsettled player earlier this week. "I saw Fernando Torres do it at Liverpool, but I've never been in that position and honestly don't understand what players hope to gain". Palace is only out of the drop zone on goal difference. (more...)
Here's How This Tennessee Teen Outsmarted Her Racist Parents Here's How This Tennessee Teen Outsmarted Her Racist Parents
- January 15, 2017

When she refused, he took away her vehicle, her phone, her personal savings, and told her she would have to pay for college on her own. "I still can't comprehend it, and I never will be able to", she writes on GoFundMe . The funds raised, according to her, will help financially support her college education. "Dating a black man and sending a privileged white girl to college who can't get a job because her parents took away her vehicle is absolutely ridiculous". (more...)
'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty Has Died 'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty Has Died
- January 14, 2017

After The Exorcist was published in 1971, Blatty proceeded to write and produce the movie, which was released two years later. "RIP William Peter Blatty , who wrote the great horror novel of our time". "So long, Old Bill", tweeted Stephen King, whose books have sold more than 350 million copies. The film was also a critical and commercial hit, and Blatty eventually won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a Golden Globe for Best Writing for his work on the film. (more...)
Deadpool 2: Marvel characters Negasonic, Teenage Warhead and Colossus to return Deadpool 2: Marvel characters Negasonic, Teenage Warhead and Colossus to return
- January 14, 2017

The point is that no matter how many characters from comics get stuffed in the sequel, the focus will remain on Wade Wilson. " I can't say how much they are ", Wernick said after being asked about the two characters possibly appearing in the film. (more...)
United Nations chief keen to bring peace in Cyprus United Nations chief keen to bring peace in Cyprus
- January 13, 2017

The UN Special Advisor credited Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for their commitment to finding a solution over the last 18 months. Both side have created maps with proposals for new boundaries. According to information, during his speech the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades elaborated on his proposal on the issue of security. (more...)
France's Marine Le Pen Spotted at Trump Tower in New York City France's Marine Le Pen Spotted at Trump Tower in New York City
- January 13, 2017

Nor was she on the schedule of Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, according to a person in the know. In December, Austria's far right Freedom Party put out a statement (while on a trip to Moscow to meet with Putin's political surrogates) claiming its leaders met with Trump's national security adviser pick, Michael Flynn, the month before. (more...)
Sienna Miller has an incredible spark, spirit: Affleck Sienna Miller has an incredible spark, spirit: Affleck
- January 12, 2017

He produced the film and also wrote the screenplay, based on a Dennis Lehane novel by the same name about a group of gangsters in Prohibition-era Boston. The film stars Ben Affleck , Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa , Ray Fisher, and Ciarán Hinds. Get HELLO! Canada , PEOPLE , Vanity Fair and over 100 more of the world's best magazines for one low monthly price at Texture by Next Issue . (more...)
New Details Emerge About Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke
- January 10, 2017

Those pairings include more traditional musical choices like John Legend and Alicia Keys and Seth MacFarlane and Ariana Grande , but also more outside-the-box choices like Billy Eichner in the passenger seat, surrounded by the band Metallica , or former National Football League star and talk show host Michael Strahan and NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon . (more...)
Foxx is right on ethics watchdog
- January 09, 2017

The office is charged with investigating complaints against House members and their aides and has publicly released the results of its probes, even over the objection of the ethics committee. It took less than a day for those Republicans to backtrack. "To his partial credit, President-elect Donald Trump likely played a part in the surrender, with a couple of his Tweets, in which he said that, while the OCE was 'unfair", lawmakers, they certainly should have more important issue to tackle, ... (more...)
TV series Charmed gets green light for spellbinding remake TV series Charmed gets green light for spellbinding remake
- January 08, 2017

In a Stranger Things-esque shakeup, the reboot will take place in 1976. It's just been confirmed that a script is underway with the writers of Jane the Virgin. Magic and sisterhood is a fair bet for 2017 CW, and I'm interested to see what these three women make of it. Jane the Virgin is by turns dramatic and delightful, so we'll see. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather is training Soulja Boy for his bout with Chris Brown Floyd Mayweather is training Soulja Boy for his bout with Chris Brown
- January 08, 2017

Brown - who violently attacked his singer ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 - posted a mashup video on Instagram confirming the bout. Soulja Boy announced their match by posting a poster with the caption, "It's going down!" One of the posts includes an official (maybe) poster of the fight, another with him and 50 Cent and another with him and Floyd Mayweather. (more...)
Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon declaring for National Football League draft Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon declaring for National Football League draft
- January 07, 2017

Mixon has since apologized multiple times, and in a statement on Thurday said he promises "not to waste the second chance" given to him. I owe that to my coaches who believed in me, my teammates who stood by me, and the University that gave me an education that I will always be thankful for. (more...)
Swami Om Was Surprisingly Indecent Swami Om Was Surprisingly Indecent
- January 06, 2017

The episode ended with Manu Punjabi breaking down while missing his mom. Bani kicked Swami Om whereas Rohan pulled him towards jail, and rest of the contestants stood with them and demanded strict action against Swami Om. But, this enraged Bani who kicked Swami Om and Rohan Mehra slapped him across the face. Bani J will be then seen cooling herself off by reaching out to the fridge and placing his head in the cold airway. (more...)
Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Apprentice' Debut Fell Short of Trump-Era Ratings Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Apprentice' Debut Fell Short of Trump-Era Ratings
- January 06, 2017

Mariah Carey and Robbie Williams kick off the new year with controversial performances, Will & Grace returns and screen legend Debbie Reynolds is remembered. Gone are the days of Trump bellowing "You're fired!" at various Real Housewives of whichever city. Arnie admitted in December that it was going to be a last minute decision on the catchphrase, telling The Hollywood Reporter that they had "narrowed it down to like eight of my sayings from the movies and one other option, but ... (more...)
Oklahoma RB Perine declares for the National Football League draft Oklahoma RB Perine declares for the National Football League draft
- January 05, 2017

Statistically, Perine's 2016 season was his worst in three years, partially due to splitting time with Joe Mixon and missing three contest in the middle of the season with a pulled muscle. As for Perine's draft stock, he's likely a middle-round selection. Perine also thanked his coaching staff, calling a lot of them out individually, his parents, family, friends and girlfriend for supporting him. (more...)
Josh Groban deletes mean tweet about Mariah Carey's NYE performance
- January 03, 2017

The AP reports that all this talk of technical problems has reached Dick Clark Productions , which puts on the celebration every year. Even when her track came back and she began to lip-sync " We Belong Together " she seemed to become so flustered that she eventually just threw in the towel completely. (more...)
Halle Berry Finalizes Her Divorce Halle Berry Finalizes Her Divorce
- January 01, 2017

According to TMZ , back in October 2015, both Halle and Olivier separately filed for divorce as the petitioner. Under California law only one person can be the petitioner, and Olivier agreed to give Halle the honor. Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez have officially ended their marriage. "At long last they both attempted to record against each other". Hollywood fave Halle Berry is now a single woman. (more...)
Things to do on New Year's weekend in Clarksville
- December 30, 2016

Saturday at the Licking Main Library. Duncannon Borough brings in the New Year with its annual Sled Drop at midnight, during a fireworks display. Just steps away from Bangkok Joe's on the Georgetown Waterfront is Orange Anchor, which will celebrate with a "Nautical New Year's Eve Party ", although you'll have to purchase tickets to attend, which can be found here. (more...)
Elton John Will Reportedly Sing At George Michael's Funeral
- December 30, 2016

As Billboard reports, a large photo of Michael was projected above the stage as John began his performance with a version of "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me". Earlier, reports claimed that Michael will be buried next to his mother Lesley Angold Panayiotou in Highgate Cemetery. 'My heart goes out to his family, friends and all of his fans. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Wore a Lip Ring to Her Family Christmas Party
- December 28, 2016

Despite all the drama, it looks like the Chyro family had a merry Christmas after all. Adorned in a gold glitter gown and a lip ring, Kim was looking as glamorous as ever. The reality star and Kardashian-to-be was completely shut out of the family's Christmas fiesta this past weekend, after the blowout fight she had with her fiancé, Rob Kardashian . (more...)
Mohammed Shami: India cricketer defends wife against Twitter trolls Mohammed Shami: India cricketer defends wife against Twitter trolls
- December 27, 2016

Criticising the trolls, the fast bowler on Monday, 26 December tweeted that he "knows what to do and what not to do for his family". The post had the cricketer stating that his wife and daughter were his life and asked all the trolls to look into the mirror and at their own actions before judging others. (more...)
Russia: All causes for plane crash being eyed -- including terror Russia: All causes for plane crash being eyed -- including terror
- December 26, 2016

Most of the passengers on the plane were members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly. Viktor Ozerov, head of the defense affairs committee in the upper house of Russian parliament, said in remarks carried by the state news agency RIA Novosti that he "totally excludes" terrorism as a possible cause of the crash. (more...)
Chance the Rapper and Jeremih Just Released a Free Christmas Mixtape Chance the Rapper and Jeremih Just Released a Free Christmas Mixtape
- December 26, 2016

Then in May, he unveiled third mixtape "Coloring Book" to widespread acclaim and his first Grammy nomination, subsequently undertaking an extensive worldwide tour in support of the release. The holidays are a lovely but complicated time of year, and Merry Christmas Lil' Mama calibrates that complexity perfectly. I haven't quite decided which track is my favorite but since this is the track of the week, and I can only pick one, I'll go with I Shoulda Left You featuringLud Foe. (more...)
Offensive? Christmas Is a Multicultural Holiday Offensive? Christmas Is a Multicultural Holiday
- December 26, 2016

Two-thirds of young adults say "Happy Holidays" is best; whereas, a majority of seniors prefer "Merry Christmas ". After all, what is Christmas without singing carols, hanging Christmas lights, decorating the tree and drinking eggnog? Nevertheless, activities observed in honor of the Christmas season should always be identified as Christmas observances. (more...)
Carrie Fisher has 'massive' heart attack on flight to Los Angeles Carrie Fisher has 'massive' heart attack on flight to Los Angeles
- December 26, 2016

Her latest book, " The Princess Diarist ", provided a behind-the-scenes look at the "Star Wars" set - including a 19-year-old Fisher's affair with hunky, married, older man Ford. Akana tweeted that she and Gage were not available for further comment . The Star Wars actress was in London filming the latest season of the United Kingdom comedy Catastrophe . (more...)
Star Wars' Carrie Fisher suffers 'massive heart attack' Star Wars' Carrie Fisher suffers 'massive heart attack'
- December 25, 2016

She has recently been promoting her latest book, " The Princess Diarist ", in which she reveals that she and co-star Harrison Ford had an affair on the set of "Star Wars". Fisher was reportedly unresponsive when emergency personnel arrived and "aggressively treated", according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill , who played Luke Skywalker, was among the first of her freinds and family to comment on Fisher's condition. (more...)
Michael Fassbender reaches new heights with 'Assassin's Creed' Michael Fassbender reaches new heights with 'Assassin's Creed'
- December 24, 2016

Then it was announced that Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender would star along side Academy Award winners Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons with proven director Justin Kurzel at the helm. As might be obvious, I'm not a gamer, so perhaps all of this will be thrilling for fans who've played it. Perhaps if he'd seen a few more video game movies, he'd know that the majority of them are absolute garbage, because it's horrendously hard to successfully capture a gaming experience on film ... (more...)
With her With her "Halleluja" little girl with autism captures hearts across the web
- December 23, 2016

Kaylee Rodgers may be the most famous Irish girl to sing "Hallelujah", but she is definitely not the first to cover the song. "I just love doing it". She has a fantastic voice and wants to share it with the world! "Kaylee is a lovely child; she's very quiet and shy, but when she opens her mouth to sing, something wonderful happens". (more...)
17-year-old girl shot dead in Merc near her house
- December 23, 2016

Her missing friend is a suspect. The police is looking into the matter and a manhunt is underway. They said Shubham and his family are absconding. "The girl's mother called her on her mobile around 7:30 pm", said a senior police officer. Puja was rushed to hospital, but she died on the way. Deputy Commissioner of Police, south-west district, Surendra Kumar, said the incident took place when the girl was returning home after having lunch with two friends identified as Shubhash and Yogesh. (more...)
Suri Cruise Celebrated Mom Katie Holmes's Birthday With Rare Instagram Appearance Suri Cruise Celebrated Mom Katie Holmes's Birthday With Rare Instagram Appearance
- December 20, 2016

Their insider added: 'They wanted to be very discreet and had everything delivered to their room and taken care of by a personal butler'. Once they're in the country, the two took a limousine to the celeb-loved Las Ventanas al Paraiso resort. (more...)
Rob Kardashian writes emotional Instagram post after Blac Chyna moves out
- December 20, 2016

Chyna left Rob and took Dream and King Cairo, leaving her fiancé to wander the house and Snapchat empty bedrooms/his Eggo-less freezer. The alleged revelations include that Blac only got together with Rob in order to gain access to and trademark the Kardashian name (she had said she planned to be Angela Renee Kardashian after she and Rob married, and it's caused some controversy with members of the Kardashian family). (more...)
Arizona Cardinals vs New Orleans Saints
- December 20, 2016

The teams also combined for 59 first downs, including 33 by the Saints. The team was officially eliminated from the postseason in a 48-41 loss at University of Phoenix Stadium, scrambling the script once again. 1 goal, and that's what I'm happy for". I will just say I like Ingram's fire. Arizona was successful in that task and ended up winning the game by limiting the Saints passing attack. (more...)
Churches kick off Christmas season with unique, spectacular messages
- December 19, 2016

There is a growing attentiveness to the needs of people who are blue at Christmas. The church's Christmas Eve service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. "Our choir works throughout the year on two different, bigger works and during our Sunday services we try to get music that pertains to themes throughout the year". (more...)
Zsa Zsa Gabor, renowned actress and socialite, has died
- December 19, 2016

However, Gabor has not been seen in public for some time, as her health has been declining for years. She had been in declining health, and the subject of a court battle between her ninth husband, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, and her daughter, Francesca Hilton, who died a year ago at age 67 from a stroke. (more...)