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Sesame Street welcomes autistic muppet

Sesame Street welcomes autistic muppet

The show's first Muppet addition in a decade, Julia, reflects " Sesame Street's " commitment to compassionate education in an ever-changing world. "I think the big discussion right at the start was, 'How do we do this?" Rollie Krewson, a puppet designer known as "Elmo's mom", told 60 Minutes that every detail that went into crafting Julia was deliberate, from her hairstyle (kept short to stay out of her eyes and mouth) to the clothes she wears (loose-fitting and free of buttons and ... Read More

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Spidey Prepares For Action In Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Tease

But we've never seen what it's like to be just a regular Joe. Watts is thrilled to be able to use "this neat junk from all the other movies . Being a super villain isn't necessarily your full-time job". We did a complete breakdown of everything hiding in the trailer right here! Alongside the inclusion of Tony Stark and a focus on Peter Parker's high school life, old webhead has a few new toys up his sleeves. Read More

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Gary Barlow confirms 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' cameo

Gary Barlow confirms 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' cameo

However, Lorraine's showbiz correspondent confirmed his role was safe, explaining ITV checked with " Star Wars " bosses prior to airing the pre-recorded interview. 'His connections in the film industry got him the part'. Filming for the next movie is now underway at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, England and is expected to be just as big a success as last year's " The Force Awakens ", which saw Harrison Ford make his comeback as Han Solo. Read More

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Sarah Paulson Teases 'American Horror Story: Coven' Return

Sarah Paulson Teases 'American Horror Story: Coven' Return

The 42-year-old Emmy award victor and her co-stars had taken the stage to discuss their experience filming season six of the hit FX show. "I'd like to see him get out of jail, he's probably been organizing musicals there", said O'Hare. " Sarah's parts have not been written intentionally about the media", he said, noting that Paulson's characters tend to be people you would not like unless she played them because she's able to bring out a likable quality within. Read More

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Beyonce surprises teenage cancer patient with facetime call

Beyonce surprises teenage cancer patient with facetime call

Houston high school student Ebony Banks , who had been fighting a rare form of stage IV cancer, died on Sunday (Mar. 27), just days after FaceTiming her idol Beyoncé, according to People . According to Click2Houston, family and friends of the teen gathered for a candlelight vigil in her memory Sunday evening. Her hope had been to attend college, where wanted study to become a pediatric nurse to help others battling cancer. Read More

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Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows play Vancouver on July 16

Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows play Vancouver on July 16

Rivers and Rust will open the show. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. Prices range from $29.50 to $99.50. Last year Thomas teamed with the Counting Crows for a successful summer co-headline tour. "To be honest, we took a vote after previous year and chose to spend every summer with Rob from now on", said Counting Crows' Adam Duritz. The band released their seventh studio album, " Somewhere Under Wonderland ", in September of 2014. Read More

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Watch the new trailer for Justice League

Watch the new trailer for Justice League

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's ( Henry Cavill ) selfless act, Bruce Wayne ( Ben Affleck ) enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. After that it's time for Wonder Woman on June 2, 2017, followed by Justice League on November 17, 2017. Since its debut on March 25, the trailer has gathered more than 14 million views. Read More

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Jodie Sweetin and Justin Hodak split

Jodie Sweetin and Justin Hodak split

Jodie Sweetin is back on the market! Cops arrived and spoke with Jodie , who told them he had a gun in one of the bedrooms. According to TMZ , Hodak is a felon so possession of the gun was illegal. The couple announced their engagement in January 2016 after two years of dating, but revealed through reps last week that they had made a decision to call off the relationship. Read More

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Reese Witherspoon's daughter Ava Phillippe looks eerily like her mother

Reese Witherspoon's daughter Ava Phillippe looks eerily like her mother

So imagine the surprise Dern's mother Diane Ladd felt when she turned on HBO's Big Little Lies to find the two actresses playing heated rivals facing-off in an affluent northern California town. The actress tied the knot with Toth on March 26, 2011 and has a four-year-son Tennessee James Toth with him. "Six years ago I was lucky enough to marry this wonderful man", Reese captioned a colorful photo of them looking out over the sunset. Read More

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Backed Syrian militia makes gains against Islamic State

Backed Syrian militia makes gains against Islamic State

US-backed forces battled the Islamic State group around a key Syrian town Monday, hours after the capture of an airbase brought them closer to besieging the jihadists in their stronghold Raqa. RBSS said ISIS later announced via loudspeaker that the dam was fine and requested residents remain in the city. But the moves on Tabqa Dam, as well as the town by the same name and a nearby airfield, also highlight an unresolved USA dispute with Turkey over which Syrian forces should participate in ... Read More

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Sensex falls 84 points, Nifty below 9100

Sensex falls 84 points, Nifty below 9100

Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Mahindra & Mahindra (0.63%), GAIL (India) (0.52%), State Bank Of India (0.49%), Hindustan Unilever (0.42%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (0.26%), and Axis Bank (0.25%). The S&P BSE mid-cap index fell by 0.27 per cent, while the small-cap index slipped by a minimal 0.04 per cent. The overall market breadth was negative as 1,630 shares ended lower while 1,158 closed higher on the BSE. Read More

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Social media reacts to North Carolina's Elite 8 win over Kentucky

Social media reacts to North Carolina's Elite 8 win over Kentucky

Luckily, it went in. "It was a great feeling". Kentucky , which was scoreless for more than four minutes, got a three-pointer from Fox to reduce the deficit to 71-67 with 46.8 seconds left. Malik Monk has been called as dynamic an offensive player for United Kingdom as any that John Calipari has ever coached, and he may be Calipari's best scorer ever, according to the numbers Monk has produced his freshman season. Read More

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Robert Rodriguez to direct Escape From New York remake

Robert Rodriguez to direct Escape From New York remake

Rodriguez just finished working with Fox on " Alita: Battle Angel ", an action-adventure film based on Yukito Kishiro's manga graphic novels. The story will follow, "Col. He's now wrapping a James Cameron-blessed Alita: Battle Angel adaptation for the studio. However, after almost a decade of minor movement, Luther creator Neil Cross finished his draft of the script, with 20th Century Fox aiming to go into production later this year. Read More

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Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' continues monster box office sales

Overseas, the film likewise stayed atop the chart, grossing 119.2 million USA dollars for a foreign tally of 373.3 million US dollars and 690.3 million US dollars globally, according to the Hollywood Reporter. "Kong: Skull Island " was in third place, with an estimated $14.4 million in weekend sales and a 10-day running total of $133.5 million. The PG-13 reboot of the campy kids' Nineties TV show, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers , cost a reported $100 million to produce. Read More

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Antonio Banderas opens up about his heart attack

Antonio Banderas opens up about his heart attack

Banderas was briefly hospitalized outside of London, England after experiencing chest pains while exercising. Banderas, sporting a graying beard and accompanied by his Dutch girlfriend, Nicole Kempel, an investment banker, spoke Saturday at a film festival in his hometown of Malaga in southern Spain, where he received a lifetime achievement award. Read More

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Drake's More Life Was Streamed 600 Million Times In Its First Week

Plus, he smashed Sheeran's Spotify streaming record , with More Life earning 90 million streams on Apple Music in the first 24-hours after it was released. Jackson says that Drake very much took a chance on Apple Music. It shouldn't surprise you to know that, once again, a Drake release conquers all, but it remains impressive, especially considering that More Life is really more of a mixtape than an album. Read More

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Blac Chyna Is Just 11 Lbs

Blac Chyna Is Just 11 Lbs

The odds of Rob finding the love of his life right now - on a reality show - are about slim to none. Would you like to see Chyna and Kardashian in new episodes of "Rob & Chyna" and the " Keeping Up With The Kardashians? ". Go, Chyna, go! After gaining about 60 pounds when she was pregnant with daughter Dream Kardashian, now 4 months old, Blac Chyna , 28, is well on her way to nearly losing all of her baby weight! "It makes everything much easier". Read More

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Freedom Caucus' Jordan: End ObamaCare blaming, 'Let's get to work'

But as Republicans contemplate wasting this historic reform opportunity, they should start thinking about the costs and responsibility of failure. "The vast majority of us in the Republican conference have been left out of these discussions and we have no idea what's going on, and I think that is a problem for our leadership and I think it's growing problem for the chances of this bill", Byrne, who is supporter of the health care bill and part of the whip operation to help pass it. Read More

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Liam Payne and Cheryl Cole welcome son

Former One Direction group member Payne shared the same photo over on his own account, gushing over his new son and baby momma. She wrote that he is already stealing hearts in the family. Back in mid-March, Liam spoke to Rollacoaster magazine, where he said, "It's a very personal, precious time for [Cheryl and I]". Chezza announced the news on Instagram with a totes emosh post on Mother's Day. Read More

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Watch Ted Koppel Tell Sean Hannity He's Bad for America

Watch Ted Koppel Tell Sean Hannity He's Bad for America

Part of the piece featured an interview between Hannity and presenter Ted Koppel , who said he believed Hannity and his ilk are bad for America. "You are selling the American people short." "Because you're very good at what you do, and because you have attracted a significantly more influential..." Sean Hannity reacts to Ted Koppel telling him he's bad for America during an interview aired on March 26, 2017 . Read More

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Fans pay tribute to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds at public memorial

Fisher's brother, Todd, who arranged the memorial, said: "This entire thing I'm calling a show, not a memorial". After Carrie died, Reynolds looked at her son "and asked permission to leave", Todd told the audience. "They were strong, wonderful women, and I'm so happy that (Reynolds') son did this for us so we can come and pay our respects", she said of Todd Fisher , who arranged the memorial. Read More

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Trumps blames Democrats for healthcare bill failure

Trumps blames Democrats for healthcare bill failure

There was no evidence that leaders had nailed down sufficient support to prevail, nor that their decision to charge ahead was a feint and that they'd delay again if necessary. The White House backed the bill and negotiated with the Freedom Caucus. Trump's November election victory has clearly emboldened core conservatives and far-right ideologues, leaving some middle-of-the-road Republicans in political purgatory on issues like health care and immigration. Read More

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Harry Styles announces debut solo record

Harry Styles announces debut solo record

Get hyped, One Direction fans! Harry Styles' long-awaited debut single is due to be released on April 7 . The site is claiming that Harry's solo material is very different to his work with One Direction's production by committee and has allegedly "crafted a set that recalls the regal high-water mark of '70s British rock, Bowie and Queen in particular". Read More

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What is the House Freedom Caucus and what does it want?

Even the White House is getting frustrated, sources say, as meetings - - including one Thursday morning with President Donald Trump - have gotten them nowhere. GOP Rep. Mark Amodei of Nevada said he was hearing from health professionals in his home state that the bill would not help his state. A bunch of Republican men deciding whether or not women's health is important. Read More

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