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Hyundai Motor pulls ad from the O'Reilly Factor

Fox News executive vice-president ad sales Paul Rittenberg said in a statement: "We value our partners and are working with them to address their current concerns about The O'Reilly Factor ". Fox renewed his contract shortly after the Times report came out. BMW wasn't among the top 50 advertisers on "The O'Reilly Factor ", but Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai were regular spenders. Read More

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Kylie Jenner Crashes High School Prom, Looks Flawless With Her BFF

Kylie Jenner Crashes High School Prom, Looks Flawless With Her BFF

It's unclear exactly how the events transpired that led to Jenner attending the prom to meet with Ochoa, but with a full Keeping Up With the Kardashians camera crew in tow, it clearly involved a lot of coordination. In 2013, she told Seventeenshe wanted a "boyfriend prom experience". Syd Duhey, the sister of the girl that originally turned down Albert, tried to explain on Twitter why her sister rejected the guy who became the star of the night. Read More

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Vin Diesel comments on the beef between him and The Rock

However, he did claim that he "protected" The Rock. Diesel had a little more to say and even though he doesn't say anything negative about his co-star, he does seem to be elevating himself and kind of taking Dwayne Johnson down a peg. The ones that don't are too chicken shit to do anything about it anyway. According to TMZ , Johnson was boiling mad at Diesel repeatedly showing up to set late. Read More

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Xi stops in Alaska on way back to China

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said there was "acknowledgment" from the Chinese side "that we do need to get to a more balanced trade environment". Fortune will be stepping up its coverage, comment and analysis of China as we approach the Fortune Global Forum, which will be held in Guangzhou Dec 6-9. Read More

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4-way tie atop the Masters leaderboard

4-way tie atop the Masters leaderboard

There's the fan favorite. Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Charley Hoffman and Masters rookie Thomas Pieters are tied at 4-under 140 through two rounds of the year's first major. Garcia, who began the day in a four-way tie at the top, had a steady 70 and rolled in a 7-footer for par on the 18th to maintain his share of the lead. Read More

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Inside Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' joint memorial

Inside Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' joint memorial

The memorial, which begins at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT, is also being livestreamed for those unable to attend in person on Reynolds' website and UStream. The memorial is free to the public, first come, first seat. Todd didn't expect his mother to go away so soon. Todd Fisher said: "He wrote a lovely song to Carrie that will be released on video on the day of the memorial - we're going to premiere the song". Read More

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Gorillaz, Pusha T & Mavis Staples Dropping New Music Today

Gorillaz, Pusha T & Mavis Staples Dropping New Music Today

In a preview clip for his interview on Zane Lowe's Apple Beats 1 Radio show, he said: "I'm just sort of slowly going through all tunes that sort of didn't work out and finishing them". This week's playlist features genre-breaking offerings from Gorillaz , Baauer, and Dillon Francis; crossover remixes from Tiësto, Gryffin, and NGHTMRE; and an album of new content from The Chainsmokers. Read More

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US, China to peacefully resolve N Korean nuclear threat

No details of the proposal were available but Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the speedy "100-day plan" was primarily aimed at cutting the US$347 billion (S$487 billion) trade deficit that is in China's favour. The speed with which Trump chose to strike Syria and his willingness to do so unilaterally should also concentrate President Xi's mind. "And I believe lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away", Trump said . Read More

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Tears and laughter for Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher

It was a handsome exit". Singer James Blunt will unveil a song in tribute and other performances include the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and a dance tribute from the Debbie Reynolds dance school. The afternoon was billed as a celebration of their careers, and it included a memorabilia display of a dress worn by Fisher in the original "Star Wars" and a life-size R2D2 unit that lights up and occasionally beeps. Read More

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European Parliament agrees on conditions for approving Brexit

Asked whether the government had a costing for failing to win a deal, finance minister Philip Hammond said ministers were looking at a range of outcomes. "If you wish to have no deal, if you wish to force us to walk away from the table, it is not us that will be hurt", he said. "These will be the most complex and important negotiations for decades and it is vital that the prime minister reflects on these guidelines and sets about building alliances and good faith with our European Union ... Read More

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Ed Sheeran Dishes He's Not Dying on 'Game of Thrones'

Ed Sheeran Dishes He's Not Dying on 'Game of Thrones'

Sheeran also reveals that he's had a desire to appear on the show for some time, ever since pal Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol did a guest spot a few seasons back. The 26-year-old told that he will not die in " Game of Thrones " Season 7 but he will be only in the show for only five minutes. Though we don't know exactly what's coming, Maisie Williams , who plays Arya Stark, tweeted this past year: "Just finished reading season 7, s**t gets REAL". Read More

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Pearl Jam is inducted into Rock Hall

Perry hasn't performed with the band since 1991, when the group got together for an all-star tribute to legendary music promoter Bill Graham . Hitmakers Journey reunited with longtime estranged singer Steve Perry , but only for their induction speech, as the singer has not performed with the band in decades and has only rarely sung in public. Read More

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San Francisco Police Department May Sue Pepsi Over Controversial Kendall Jenner Ad

San Francisco Police Department May Sue Pepsi Over Controversial Kendall Jenner Ad

The ad, which offended Black Lives Matter supporters, among many others, could get the soda company sued.by the police. She placed her left hand over her face as her bodyguard escorted her to a auto outside the airport. However she ended up going up to a police officer guarding the barricades and usher in peace just by offering him a can of Pepsi . However, sources close to Jenner told People that she was not involved at all in the creative process of making the advertisement and that ... Read More

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'Going in Style' cast deserved better script

'Going in Style' cast deserved better script

With the threat of losing their homes and slipping into poverty, the threesome decides to rob a bank. The challenge for Braff is to make a joke of the slow-moving thieves without the scene itself lagging in kind, but it's agonizingly paced and unfunny, culminating in motorized scooter chase that won't likely be included in Caine or Freeman's career highlight reels. Read More

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New York restaurant brings rapper Tupac's cafe vision to life

Dre, and also recalled the first time he met Shakur in 1993. "While many remember him now as some kind of thugged out superhero, 2Pac knew that he was only human", said Snoop. performed "Keep Ya Head Up". Also, he shared a story about parasailing with Tupac while Suge Knight piloted the boat that was sweet, hysterical and freaky, and you'll just have to watch the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on April 29 on HBO to hear about it. Read More

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Allstate pulls ads from Fox show as scandal erupts

Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Fox and Mr. O'Reilly agreed on the settle the sexual harassment allegations filed against him by five women for $13 million. The company went on to say women are a large part of their business and the program is not a good environment to advertise their products. Like Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai found the allegations "disturbing" and said they want to partner with those who share their values of inclusion and diversity. Read More

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Fans Gather at Public Memorial, Celebrate Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds

The memorial was also streamed online live so everyone across the globe can see it. Fans of Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, were able to pay their final respects at a public memorial held Saturday. After Carrie died, Reynolds looked at her son "and asked permission to leave", Todd told the audience. "She had long conversations on the phone in my presence with Paul Simon , with whom she was attempting to reconcile at the time of my relationship with her", he recalled ... Read More

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Court rules Alabama impeachment can move forward

In its ruling, the Supreme Court stayed a temporary restraining order issued by a circuit court judge on Friday. Calls to Bentley's legal team and a representative were not immediately returned. State Rep. Ed Henry said Friday night if the judiciary committee doesn't resume impeachment hearings by Tuesday, he will introduce a rule change to bypass the committee and have a vote on impeachment as early as Thursday. Read More

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John Cena and Nikki Bella Got Engaged at WrestleMania 33

John Cena and Nikki Bella Got Engaged at WrestleMania 33

And in a moment that Hollywood writers wish they could conjure up, Bella answered yes with a big kiss and a large round of applause. Bryan was asked if he thinks Cena will propose at the end of the match. Cena with the Attitude Adjustment and Bella with the Rack Attack 2.0. On the most recent season of Total Divas , she confirmed that she wanted to spend the rest of her life with him. Read More

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Rowe Price among advertisers suspending ads on Fox's O'Reilly show

Many of the Fox News stories are background noise to Fox viewers suspicious of bias by the "mainstream media", said Brent Bozell, president of the conservative media watchdog Media Research Center. BuzzFeed News reached out to 28 companies or organizations whose advertisements appear on O'Reilly's show. Fox News is in a jam this week as major automakers and smaller outfits pull their ads from the network's popular "O'Reilly Factor " show, following a series of sexual harassment ... Read More

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Trump claims he will rally on health care

Seeking to win over conservative holdouts, Republicans have talked of changing the healthcare bill so that states can apply for waivers from two key ObamaCare regulations. "We are going to have great health care in this country". Meanwhile, some House Freedom Caucus members, representing the most conservative Republicans who control Congress, were already criticizing the revamped healthcare outline. Read More

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Don Rickles dies, and fellow comics lovingly pay tribute

Don Rickles dies, and fellow comics lovingly pay tribute

The infamous comedian studied acting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts after he served in the military and was born in New York City. He found his true calling as a trouble maker while he was performing comedy in nightclubs. Talk show host Conan O'Brien said: 'I was thrilled to interview/be insulted non-stop by the legendary Don Rickles . "He just looked at me and said, 'Oh, I'm so sorry to hear Saturday Night Live was canceled.' I was like, 'Oh, it wasn't canceled.' He just went, 'A ... Read More

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Snoop Dogg inducts Tupac into Rock Hall

Snoop made it a point to speak about 'Pac , not as "some kind of thugged out superhero", but "as strong black man who stood for his.Not somebody who acted like a rapper, but as a human". Because we damn sure didn't. "We became really good friends thereafter". "Just to be associated with the greatest, he was only a part of my industry move as far as creatively for two or three years, but his music lasts forever", Snoop added. Read More

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Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey

Snoop, who's also known as a marijuana enthusiast, said Shakur was also the first to give him weed. Shakur, who was 25 when he was killed in a drive-by shooting in 1996, is one of the most influential figures in rap history. Shakur, Baez, Pearl Jam and ELO were all elected in their first year as nominees. She also said earning the Rock Hall honor would help young people learn who she is, and what she's accomplished. Read More

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