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Chuck Barris, TV game show creator and host, dies at 87

Chuck Barris, TV game show creator and host, dies at 87

The first host was sacked because he didn't get the joke, forcing Mr. Barris to take over as the goofy master of ceremonies, wearing freaky headgear as he barely controlled a wild carnival of blue humor and sheer bad taste. Other offbeat characters on the show included "Gene Gene the Dancing Machine " and Murray Langston, the "Unknown Comic ", who wore a paper bag over his head. Read More

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Juve's Buffon wants to avoid Leicester in quarter-finals

Juve's Buffon wants to avoid Leicester in quarter-finals

Goals from captain Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton were enough to send Leicester through to the quarter-finals in their first ever UEFA Champions' League campaign - you truly couldn't write a script better than this! Playing like the side who won the Premier League title last season, Leicester made life hard for Sevilla throughout, with Vardy setting the tone with his aggressive running up front. Read More

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This new T-Rex will make Monopoly nerds forget about the thimble

Still, he said fans of the now rejected boot, wheelbarrow and thimble did rally hard to keep them around longer. The winning tokens, celebrating World Monopoly Day tomorrow, are a tyrannosaurus rex , rubber ducky and penguin - a selection just as seemingly random as the original pieces - which will join the iconic Monopoly race vehicle, top hat , Scottie dog , cat and battleship . Read More

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Russian opposition leader appears in court following massive protests

Russian state television completely ignored the protests in their broadcasts on Sunday, and authorities did not comment on them in any way. (Evgeny Feldman for Alexey Navalny's campaign photo via AP). The European Union on Monday urged Russian Federation "to release without delay" what it said in a statement were peaceful demonstrators detained a day earlier during nationwide protests against corruption. Read More

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Grey's Anatomy season 13: The Matthew Morrison casting rumor

Grey's Anatomy season 13: The Matthew Morrison casting rumor

Morrison took to his instagram story to share that he is playing a "Dr. Paul Stadler" on the show. However, stopped short of confirming and revealing more details about his role in " Grey's Anatomy ". The new Grey's Anatomy doctor is expected to show up at the end of Season 13 and return when the show comes back for Season 14 in the fall. Grey's Anatomy Deaths - See Derek Shepherd and More Beloved Characters Killed off the Show! TV Line suggests Morrison will play the yet-to-be-seen ... Read More

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Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Lastly, in a new feature called " Direct ", Facebook is letting you share photos and video directly to specific people you're friends with, though just like Stories, they're only visible for a limited time. Facebook said it will regularly refresh the features available via the camera over time. Under this section, your friends will be able to see your photo or video once and get the chance to reply but the content of your conversation will vanish the moment you go inactive on the ... Read More

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Bar Refaeli is pregnant with 2nd child

Bar Refaeli is pregnant with 2nd child

No word yet on when Refaeli will welcome her second bundle of joy, but basic math makes it very, very likely that we'll meet him or her some time in 2017. She has continued to model since then while moving into a career in film and television while also pursuing business ventures with her husband Ezra. She and husband Adi have already gotten started with Liv , and this new baby will make for two pairs of little feet running around their home. Read More

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MARCH MADNESS: The Final Four Is Set

MARCH MADNESS: The Final Four Is Set

Gonzaga will play surprising SC, the seventh seed in the East Region, a team that was in and out of the AP Top 25 ranks all season and played second fiddle to Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference. Fox and Monk did hit big shots in the final minutes, it was just too late. Doesn't mean we're going to win, but they don't give in to a hard moment. Gonzaga players and head coach Mark Few, second from left, celebrate after beating Xavier during an NCAA Tournament college basketball regional ... Read More

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43000 passengers have passed through the Kaduna Airport

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the six-week timeline for the reopening of the Abuja Airport is sacrosanct and there is no plan to extend the date. He said: " I am very comfortable that we will be able to meet the targeted six weeks ". "Transportation from Abuja to Kaduna and vice versa is free for air passengers and security along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway is such that there is a presence of security agents at short intervals". Read More

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Are Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Moving In Together At Kensington Palace?

Are Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Moving In Together At Kensington Palace?

A source close to Prince Harry says he's in a rush to move in with his girlfriend, and keeps popping around to check when the renovations will be complete. The announcement was a rare move for the royal, who is often private about his love life. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join The Queen and the Royal Family as they welcome the world's Ambassadors and High Commissioners from the UK's diplomatic community to Buckingham Palace for the annual Diplomatic Reception. Read More

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Sushant singh's romeo akbar walter first look

Sushant singh's romeo akbar walter first look

While fans of Sushant Singh Rajput have been awaiting the release of his next " Raabta " that stars Kriti Sanon as the female lead, the actor surprised everyone with the announcement of his new film " Romeo Akbar Walter ". Sushant then starred in some of the remarkable movies like Shuddh Desi Romance , Detective Byomkesh Bakshi and PK. On other hand, Sushant also doing a film titled " Raabta " with debutant director Dinesh Vijan. Read More

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Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

The airliner is caught in the latest Twitter firestorm after it prevented two girls in leggings from boarding a flight Sunday from Denver to Minneapolis, arguing they were violating a dress code. She just flew in leggings to San Diego and wore a nice pair, from J.Crew, out to lunch recently with a cashmere tunic. "Southwest Airlines does not have a customer dress code". Read More

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Rihanna's Marion Crane finally has her shower scene on 'Bates Motel'

Rihanna's Marion Crane finally has her shower scene on 'Bates Motel'

Norma works Norman into a frenzy, so reminiscent of his attack on Caleb (Kenny Johnson) that was our first act of Mother's violence glimpsed from the outside, and we get our near-shot-for-shot " shower scene " at last. Norman was helpless then, but he's not now, Mother argues: And Sam, just like Norman's father, is hurting innocent women that Norman cares about. "It was a big responsibility to take an iconic film and use [that sequence] in a way that both honored it but also integrated it into ... Read More

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Check Out The New Justice League Trailer!

Best of all, despite being directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League appears to have a much more fun and lighter tone, nearly making up for the dreary and disappointing Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. We have until November 17 to analyze this trailer and receive more footage from Justice League to see if Zach Snyder has finally cracked the code. Read More

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'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Mom Darlene Cates Dies at 69

'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Mom Darlene Cates Dies at 69

Actress Darlene Cates, known for her role as Leonardo DiCaprio's and Johnny Depp's mother in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, died on Sunday, March 26, in her sleep. In 1981, she underwent a gastroplasty at 408 pounds and shed almost 100 pounds following the weight loss procedure. Cates talked to the Dallas Morning News in 1993 about her role in the movie, as well as other roles she would like to play. Read More

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Battalion chief confirms 1 dead in Oakland fire

The fire department tweeted that multiple rescues were being made, and at one point said crews were being withdrawn from the building because the roof and floors were compromised. The cause is under investigation. Its owner, Keith Kim, did not return telephone calls from The Associated Press. Firefighters battle an early morning apartment fire Monday in Oakland, Calif . Read More

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Drake Cancels Amsterdam Concert (Again) After Doors Had Opened

Drake Cancels Amsterdam Concert (Again) After Doors Had Opened

A Mojo employee also made an announcement to the audience, according to Billboard: "I'm really sorry to tell you that tonight's show can not take place". But some fans who travelled from the United Kingdom to the Netherlands to see Drake weren't happy. As previously reported, Drake's first Boy Meets World tour dates at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome - scheduled for January 20 and January 21- were rescheduled for January 26 and January 27. Read More

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Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYC

The character of Chip is one of the children of Mrs. Potts (played by Emma Thompson ) in the film, and is a beloved character from the Disney original. Seeing as the original film was so iconic, the first thing you might wonder is what's changed this time around. "The beast is a monster and when you first see him in his castle, that very much feels like a Gothic horror", says Condon. Read More

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Jake Gyllenhaal debates with sister Maggie over film roles

Jake Gyllenhaal debates with sister Maggie over film roles

The Guardian's Tim Jonze recently learned the hard way how Gyllenhaal views any attempt to get him to open up a little bit. "Well, I have a firm belief that I enter space with an open heart and a mind that's strong enough to protect it, I'm not necessarily guarded, but I consider intimacy to be very important and I don't think everybody needs to know about my family or my personal details". Read More

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Why Some Say Trump Himself May Have Leaked His Taxes

Why Some Say Trump Himself May Have Leaked His Taxes

But it did show he wrote off $100 million in losses, which likely saved him millions of dollars. The White House described it as a "large-scale depreciation for construction". The official said that Trump also paid "tens of millions of dollars in other taxes such as sales and excise taxes and employment taxes and this illegally published return proves just that". Read More

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Fear the Walking Dead Showrunner Leaving After Season 3

Dave Erickson has exited his post as Fear the Walking Dead showrunner to sign an overall agreement with the zombie drama's commissioning channel, AMC Networks. Fans need not worry though as Erickson will still stay on as an executive producer. However, Madison's daughter Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey) will deal with the guilt after she had to kill Andres (Raul Casso) to save Travis. Read More

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Marvel releases new teaser for

Marvel releases new teaser for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios' GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The 46-year-old director feels he had much more scope to develop the characters and story in the second installment of the action movie. And that gives you the opportunity to play them many different ways. Read More

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Beauty and the Beast tops box office charts

I can't decide whether I am happy with this plan or not. The film kicked off a lifelong love of movies, and in that time I've seen a scant few that were on its level. Josh Gad seems too American , anachronistic and irritating to ever break out of the annoying comic relief role, which is a disappointment. Numerous main characters are made to stand out from the rest of the crowd simply by their costumes alone. Read More

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J. Cole '4 Your Eyez Only' Documentary Is Coming to HBO

J. Cole '4 Your Eyez Only' Documentary Is Coming to HBO

In the spirit of his previous outing, this exclusive presentation is a multi-narrative show that combines music performances with intimate interviews documented through Cole's lens. As reported , the project is executive produced and co-directed by Cole himself and Scott Lazer , with Dreamville president Ibrahim Hamad and Adam Roy Rodney also closely involved. Read More

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