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'Mama Mia' sequel announced, original cast returning

'Mama Mia' sequel announced, original cast returning

And, if you were anxious about the sequel repeating some of ABBAs iconic hits, those producing the film have promised to build a whole new soundtrack from the extensive number of ABBA hits. The Movie bowed at the nation's theaters en route to $144.1M domestically, the gang is on its way baaaack! Playtone Pictures, the studio that produced the first film, is returning for the sequel. Read More

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Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Eide said earlierthis month he would take their request under advisement. Prince died April 21 of previous year at age 57 of an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. Since his death, Prince's Paisley Park studio complex and home has been turned into a museum and concert venue. Soon after his death, his full sister, Tyka Nelson , filed paperwork with the court seeking to be named his heir and administrator of his estate. Read More

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North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

North Korea denies role in global cyberattack

The agreement came after North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test Sunday, claiming the USA was within its sights and it had the capability to fire a large nuclear warhead. All 15 members of the Security Council including North Korea's closest ally China called the launch a violation of United Nations sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Read More

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'Sesame Street' Once Parodied 'Twin Peaks', And It Was...Unsettling

'Sesame Street' Once Parodied 'Twin Peaks', And It Was...Unsettling

Truman (Michael Ontkean). Speaking as a fan of David Lynch - The Elephant Man and Eraserhead being two of the most engaging films ever made - I think I can not have been entirely alone in finding Twin Peaks a bit tricky to follow. The new " Twin Peaks " boom arguably started in 2011 when " Twin Peaks " began streaming on Netflix. Its oscillating synth part that would get repurposed years later as part of "Questions in a World of Blue", the haunting song Julee Cruise sings at The ... Read More

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How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

His party has announced it is changing name from En Marche to La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move). "We need new tools", campaign director David Rachline said on France Info radio on Monday. "Now we have a person who really wants progress, so it's absolutely exceptional", he said. Macron founded En Marche! less than a year ago. "I'm not living with regrets". Read More

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Shruti Haasan, the warrior princess

Shruti Haasan, the warrior princess

Thendral Films is the production house backing up the project. The makers of Sangamithra have revealed the synopsis for the worldwide audience through an official statement at Cannes. In addition to Hassan, other Bollywood beauties including Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Sonam Kapoor were also spotted at the Cannes Film Festival 2017. Read More

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US in 'cat and mouse game' with Julian Assange

US in 'cat and mouse game' with Julian Assange

So when Sweden's prosecutors announced Friday that they were abandoning their attempt to extradite him, invalidating the warrant for his arrest, Assange proclaimed it a happy moment of vindication. "It is no longer proportionate to maintain the arrest of Julian Assange in his absence", she said. Just last month, the Trump administration's Justice Department was reported to be reconsidering whether to charge Assange. Read More

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Uh-oh: The House may need to vote on health care (again!)

Uh-oh: The House may need to vote on health care (again!)

House Republicans' response to the public and their Senate peers was: Don't worry. "So I am going to look into it", said Denham, a member of the party's vote-counting team. The nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates that if 10 million more people purchased insurance under the new version, the additional contributions to their tax credits would add $300 billion in costs . Read More

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Trump tweets warning to Comey about 'leaking to the press'

Trump tweets warning to Comey about 'leaking to the press'

Trump said Comey asked that Trump keep him on as FBI director, and told the president on three occasions that he was not under investigation as part of the FBI's inquiry into Russian election interference. Durbin added, "His credibility has been destroyed". Critics of the Trump administration's handling of the Russian Federation investigation have long held the view that a special prosecutor is needed. Read More

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Trump decries special prosecutor probing Russian Federation 'links'

The US President is said to have "spontaneously" told Sergey Lavrov and Sergei Kislyak top secret information about Isis at a meeting in the White House last week, according to The Washington Post. Interfering with a federal investigation might constitute obstruction of justice and could potentially be invoked in any attempt to impeach Trump. Democrats and a number of Republicans said they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump met in the Oval Office with ... Read More

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First look at Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman

First look at Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman

Mera has finally emerged from the sea. Although we've seen Mera's look in the upcoming Justice League film, up until now we had no idea of what she'd look like in the James Wan directed Aquaman. And do you think Heard will service the character well? More on Aquaman as we hear it. The big-budget DC Comics adaptation is now shooting in Australia and stars Game of Thrones heartthrob Jason Momoa as the king of the underwater seas alongside Patrick Wilson , who was previously cast ... Read More

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Baahubali 2's fantabulous record-breaking run continues, grosses Rs 1500 crore

Baahubali 2's fantabulous record-breaking run continues, grosses Rs 1500 crore

SS Rajamouli's epic movie Baahubali: The Conclusion has shattered all the records in Indian cinema history with a worldwide collection of Rs 1500 crore. The movie, in its three weeks run, has raked in Rs 460 crore mark at the domestic market. The movie has achieved the roaring success at the global box office because of the hard work, dedication and determination of Baahubali team. Read More

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Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself

Kirk Pasich, an attorney for the Chris Cornell family, said that the family is disturbed at inferences that Chris knowingly and intentionally took his life. However, fans in his hometown of Seattle are taking it especially hard. His songs such as " Fell on Black Days " and " The Day I Tried to Live " appeared to touch on his darkness, but Cornell would play down deeper meanings that listeners heard in his lyrics. Read More

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Roger Ailes died of bleeding on the brain

The unidentified 911 caller told the dispatcher at 1:49 p.m. that the victim, identified only as a 77-year-old male, suffered "serious bleeding" and that the fall was "accidental". Last July, Ailes resigned from Fox News under pressure from Murdoch amid multiple sexual harassment allegations against him. On "Fox & Friends" Thursday morning, co-host Ainsley Earhardt choked up as she shared an emotional reflection: "Many people out there would say that he saved this country by starting ... Read More

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Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins

Last year, they fought back from a 3-2 series deficit to best the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals. “Ive got to believe that (the momentum from Game 6 is) going to roll over, that theyre finally sick and exhausted of hearing that they havent gone to the third round and will break through, ” Boudreau said. Read More

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Jimmy Fallon devastated at reaction to Trump interview

Jimmy Fallon devastated at reaction to Trump interview

Often apolitical, Fallon continues to fill his show with friendly interviews , songs and games while leaving out the edgier jokes mocking Trump that his peers include in their shows. Describing himself as a "people pleaser", Fallon explains, "If there's one bad thing on Twitter about me, it will make me upset". "I didn't mean anything by it", the host added in his interview with The New York Times . Read More

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Priest's DNA doesn't match evidence in nun's slaying

Priest's DNA doesn't match evidence in nun's slaying

She said detectives had obtained "about a half-dozen" DNA profiles and compared them to the crime scene. The 26-year-old nun had been missing for almost two months. "So there are other theories we are looking at as well". "We have never proven that Sister Cathy was killed because of her knowledge of abuse in the Roman Catholic church", police spokeswoman Elise Armacost says. Read More

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Late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead over Ducks

Late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead over Ducks

According to Sportsnet Stats , the team had won all seven games in which he registered a point at home in the postseason. Well, that's up for debate. Once again, the Ducks had dug themselves a hole. "You know, you think you're playing a good game". With the 35th goal of his playoff career, RW Corey Perry tied Teemu Selanne (35) for second on the all-time franchise postseason goals list, two behind Ryan Getzlaf. Read More

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Katy Perry's Head On A Fruit Plate Leaves Onlookers Speechless In NYC

Swish Swish , a collaboration with rapper Nicki Minaj , features Perry appearing to suggest that Swift should "retire" while also describing her rival as "calculated" and a "joker" as well as declaring herself a "courtside killer queen". Katy's head was covered up under a serving dish as she hid under a picnic table adorned with fruit. As he recruits lucky museum visitors to participate in a video art installation by the artist Katheryn Hudson ( Katy's birth name) out in the main ... Read More

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Troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

Radio Canada showed images of rescue workers rowing boats across flooded streets to help residents in the western Quebec town of Gatineau, which neighbors Canada's capital, Ottawa . Much of eastern Canada was under siege from heavy rainfall Friday that produced major flooding. Environment Canada has forecast rainfall totally between 50 mm to 90 mm rainfall for the greater Toronto area through Saturday. Read More

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Dave Mustaine dedicates Soundgarden cover to Chris Cornell at gig

Country star Zac Brown has also offered a heartfelt message to the man who joined the Zac Brown Band for 2005's Heavy Is the Head: " Chris Cornell touched so many & we were fortunate to have worked w/ (with) him", Brown tweeted. Recognising the unusual feeling that comes with grieving a person we loved despite never having met, he urged that we should all have a "green light to grieve those we don't know personally, as well". Read More

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Ailes hospitalized after fall before his death

Ailes hospitalized after fall before his death

The real driver that created Trump the politician was the network's decades-long campaign to discredit the "biased liberal media" and its constant handwringing over "political correctness". "In the years I worked with Ailes he was a great mentor, deeply patriotic, committed to Fox News and really anxious about America", Gingrich, a Republican, wrote on Twitter . Read More

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James Corden Returns to Host Grammys 2018

James Corden Returns to Host Grammys 2018

He later took the stage to perform " Two Ghosts ". TV show host James Corden will return as the host of the Grammy Awards 2018. Terence Patrick/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. president in a ten-minute monologue on James Corden's Late Late Show . Corden brought comedy - including a " Carpool Karaoke " rendition of "Sweet Caroline" - into the mix this year at the Grammys. Read More

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ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

Mr Trump has endured a week of tumult at the White House after he fired the head of the FBI, James Comey, and then discussed sensitive national security information about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Asked whom he trusts if it's Comey's word against the president's word, Amash said , "I think it's pretty clear that I have more confidence in Director Comey". Read More

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