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Comcast Hedges Bet on Nationwide OTT Service, Secures OTT Rights

Comcast Hedges Bet on Nationwide OTT Service, Secures OTT Rights

Bloomberg has reported that Comcast has negotiated a deal with several cable networks that would allow it to provide streaming services to markets it doesn't now serve, such as NY and L.A. "There is significantly more upside and profitability in going deeper and deeper into our base versus following a video-only offering OTT", said Comcast VP Matt Strauss at a November convention. Read More

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Trump takes to Twitter to blame GOP hardliners over health-care failure

Trump takes to Twitter to blame GOP hardliners over health-care failure

President Donald Trump lashed out at Republican leaders and groups on Sunday for the defeat of the bill to repeal and replace his predecessor's health-care law after blaming Democrats for the loss on Friday. "Democrats are smiling" over the bill's failure, Trump declared on Twitter. "ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE". Read More

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'OITNB's' Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

'OITNB's' Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Samira Wiley married her love Lauren Morelli on Saturday. It was a confetti-themed bash, based in part on the couple's desire for a non-traditional event and their mutual affection for Pillsbury Funfetti cake. "I was crying uncontrollably and kept backing away from her". They met on the set of the Neflix series after Morelli joined in 2014. "I'd already seen Samira's audition tape and immediately had a crush on her", Morelli revealed. Read More

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Telangana minister KT Rama Rao praises Pawan Kalyan's Katamarayudu

Telangana minister KT Rama Rao praises Pawan Kalyan's Katamarayudu

Pawan Kalyan can be seen taking a selfie with KTR. Finally dhoti-clad, and twirled moustache avatar of Pawan grabbed the attention of KTR. Both brothers had fell apart three years ago when Pawan Kalyan's "Attarintiki Daredi" was leaked online and several patch up attempts ended in Pawan Kalyan modestly congratulating his brother's return to films with tweets in January this year. Read More

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Dave Chappelle talks about failed Detroit show, Flint in new Netflix special

Dave Chappelle talks about failed Detroit show, Flint in new Netflix special

After over a decade away from the national spotlight, legendary comedian Dave Chappelle has finally returned, and fans of his work are so glad that he has come back. He said at the last minute, fellow comedian Chris Rock got him a ticket to the Oscars and he couldn't pass it up. "And I said, 'Why would you want those words out the law?' He said, 'Because it discriminates against same-sex couples, ' I was like, 'N-- please, save me the semantics, take your chips out of the casino you're about ... Read More

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GOP senator: I'm ready to work with Trump, Dems on healthcare

Crane said the local impact of the legislation would have been significant. Many of us get it from our employers. "This is a victory for the activists and people, the energy of the grassroots - that's what defeated this bill". Republicans often complained that they couldn't do a tax overhaul when Obama was president. "It is my hope that Congress will work together to make it even better". Read More

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Disney Has Star Wars Movies Planned Through 2030

Disney Has Star Wars Movies Planned Through 2030

It's kind of mind-blowing to spend an afternoon with a creative team talking about that. Verizon and The Star Wars Show LIVE will deliver 30-plus hours of live streamed content on StarWars.com, including the highly anticipated Star Wars 40th Anniversary and Star Wars Rebels panels, a special discussion with Star Wars : The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, and much more. Read More

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'King of Queens' Reunion In The Works On 'Kevin Can Wait'

'King of Queens' Reunion In The Works On 'Kevin Can Wait'

Of course, Kevin Can Wait hasn't been any slouch itself. The sitcom stars James as a NY cop who retires after twenty years to have trouble with no longer being on the force. Leah Remini and Kevin James will share the screen once again. Sure, it's a little on the nose, but anyone who remembers the stellar chemistry between James and Remini's oafish Doug and consistently sassy Carrie Heffernan have plenty to look forward to. Read More

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'Saban's Power Rangers' acts like a real movie (for a while)

'Saban's Power Rangers' acts like a real movie (for a while)

All the ridiculousness aside, there is one other major pro for this movie and that was the diverse representation in the characters. The film - rated 12A in Britain and PG-13 in the U.S. Many people had a problem with this and that's fully understandable. Their journey is much different from the original TV show and film. The reboot of the 90s TV show and film series sees one of the five main characters struggle with her relationship with another girl in the film's second act. Read More

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'Phillauri' box-office collection Day 2

'Phillauri' box-office collection Day 2

After starting off with a modest Rs 4.02 crore, Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh-starrer Phillauri saw a rise in box-office collections on Saturday. It is being said that the movie collected more than Rs 5 crore on day two. " Phillauri is a high concept film with a big heart and we are happy with the start that it has had on day one". While the pre-Independence part is about the incomplete love story between Diljit and Anushka, the current times shows how Anushka meets her love. Read More

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'Power Rangers' Surges to $3.6 Million on Thursday

'Power Rangers' Surges to $3.6 Million on Thursday

They meet up with the others, Trini and Zack, accidentally in the local mine. This year's Power Rangers is far from what it used to be as the campy kids' show with leotard-clad teens. The action is incredible, not just the handsome looking Zords but the fight scenes where the new team of Rangers are training in the Pit, a new aspect to the Power Rangers lore. Read More

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Seth Meyers accuses Donald Trump of stealing 'SNL's' 'Weekend Update' bits

Seth Meyers accuses Donald Trump of stealing 'SNL's' 'Weekend Update' bits

Meyers, a former S.N.L. Meyers believes that Trump's answer sounds suspiciously familiar to Chevy Chase's recurring SNL " Weekend Update " gag line, " I'm Chevy Chase and you're not ". "You've got the president doubling down on his false wiretapping claim, Republicans scrambling to cobble together a health-care [bill] before anyone even knows what's in it, and new reports that Trump associates may have coordinated with Russian Federation". Read More

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56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

A national poll conducted by Quinnipiac University of CT has found that a majority of American voters disapprove of the GOP's proposed American Health Care Act . The problem is that - for years - they've been lying about what they plan to replace it with, telling people the GOP has a plan to offer more comprehensive coverage to more people with lower premiums and deductibles. Read More

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Red Nose Day special Love Actually reunion receives applauds from fans

It's finally happened, we've had our long-awaited Love Actually sequel . Much of Red Nose Day Actually does, unsurprisingly, simply reenact the 2003 film, with a few sketches nearly identical to the original. Liam Neeson, 64, who plays his bereaved father Daniel, appears little changed at first, until you notice the suspiciously even russet of his hair. But the one who captured all the attention of the viewers was actor Hugh Grant. Read More

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The Love Actually Sequel Is Here, With a Special Supermodel Cameo

The Love Actually Sequel Is Here, With a Special Supermodel Cameo

The short sequel featured nearly all the original cast members, including Keira Knightly, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Andrew Lincoln . The sequel also gave fans an update on Colin Firth's life with his Portuguese wife Aurelia . "Today's Red Nose Day and people are giving their hard-earned cash to people they will never meet but whose pain and fear they feel and want to fight", Grant answers. Read More

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Police arrest sword-carrying man dressed as the 'Joker'

Police arrest sword-carrying man dressed as the 'Joker'

Police in Virginia have arrested a man after receiving several complaints about a suspicious-looking, caped man resembling 'the Joker, ' who was wielding a sword while walking the city streets. Virginia's mask law was enacted in the 1940s to curb Ku Klux Klan activities. Putman is being held at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center and is next scheduled to appear in Winchester General District Court on April 10, court records show. Read More

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SHOCKING: Shirish Kunder in trouble again for his controversial tweets

SHOCKING: Shirish Kunder in trouble again for his controversial tweets

He also spoke on financial assistance to those willing to undertake Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage. "The state government would construct a building for Kailash Mansarovar in Lucknow, Ghaziabad or Noida", the chief minister added. Adityanath further vowed to turn Uttar Pradesh into a developed state, saying that they would dedicate themselves to the service of the state. He said that there would be no place for "goonda raj" and corruption under his rule. Read More

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Matador Successfully Has Anus Stitched Together After Being Gored By Bull

Matador Successfully Has Anus Stitched Together After Being Gored By Bull

As you can see, dude was still holding his head after that second blow, but one has to imagine that once he was looked after post-fight, his situation turned from bad to very serious. The goring only ends when other bullfighters come to their colleague's aid and distract the animal. This video is drawing parallels to another from earlier this year in which a man in Salamanca, Spain, was gored and tossed along the pavement by an agitated beast during Carnival of the Bull. Read More

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Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure

Republicans presumed that the Affordable Care Act's taxes would be repealed, and were crafting their reforms accordingly. "We learned a lot about loyalty". "I think the chances for getting the bill done after this week get smaller". They don't go to zero. It's time for you to fix this and show the American people that they did the right thing by giving you the power and the authority to lead. Read More

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Ranked Lydia Ko misses cut at Kia Classic

Ranked Lydia Ko misses cut at Kia Classic

Ko finished a par round that left her 2-over for 36 holes. "Then I had a really bad finish, missed two short putts, 16, 17, and obviously 3-putting the last". The Queenslander is inside the top 15 with two rounds to play and her game continues to trend in the right direction after reuniting with former coach Sean Foley a year ago. Read More

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Wake services continue for EMT slain in the Bronx

Wake services continue for EMT slain in the Bronx

As you can see, her name, her reputation is impeccable", David Cadogan, a colleague of Yadira, said. EMTs and firefighters hugged and consoled each other, as they lined up in formation at the entrance of St. The EMT was killed last Thursday after she and her partner tried to stop the 25-year-old from hijacking the ambulance they were riding in. Mourners stood with the family of fallen FDNY Emergency Medical Technician Yadaira Arroyo, 44, at the emergency call box at the intersection of ... Read More

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