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H&M apologises over 'racist' image of black boy in hoodie

H&M apologises over 'racist' image of black boy in hoodie The Weeknd said he is severing ties with H&M after it advertised a sweatshirt many said was racist . "We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top". Outrage over the ad bubbled up on Sunday, after social media users noticed that H&M's United Kingdom website was advertising this particular hooded sweatshirt using a young black child, while other sweats... [Full Article...]

Golden Globes 2018: James Franco wins Best Actor for The Disaster Artist

Golden Globes 2018: James Franco wins Best Actor for The Disaster Artist Industry vet Ally Sheedy led the charge on Twitter as she pondered why James was even "allowed in". Sheedy added: "Why is a man hosting?" Life for actors living in Hollywood is not always how you imagine it. - J. Escobedo Shepherd (@jawnita) January 8, 2018 - no abusers called out. One person slammed: "Very disappointed at how James Franco treated Tommy Wiseau . [Full Article...]

FA Cup: Van Dijk grabs derby victor in dream Liverpool debut

FA Cup: Van Dijk grabs derby victor in dream Liverpool debut Liverpool's match-winner Mo Salah limped off when he was substituted late on against Leicester at Anfield on Saturday. It may have all been a misunderstanding but it provided extra motivation for the visitors, with a markedly improved performance after the interval as even Liverpool's new £75 million signing could not help them keep a clean sheet. [Full Article...]

Comedian Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86

Comedian Jerry Van Dyke dies at 86 No cause of death was immediately reported . In the late 80s and early 90s, the younger Van Dyke became well-known for his work on the series Coach , where he played Asst. Running for nine seasons, from 1989 to 1997, the show earned Van Dyke four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. A few of his other ill-fated projects included " Accidental Family ", "Headmast... [Full Article...]

Read Trump lawyer's letter to Michael Wolff and Steve Rubin

Bannon's remarks to Wolff "give rise to numerous legal claims including defamation by libel and slander, and breach of his written confidentiality and non-disparagement agreement with our clients", wrote Trump's lawyer. The schism could test whether Mr Trump or Mr Bannon has more resonance with the conservative base that has sustained the President through a tumultuous tenure marked by low poll ... [Full Article...]

Iran declares end of deadly unrest, pro-regime rallies continue

Iran declares end of deadly unrest, pro-regime rallies continue IRANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER MOHAMMAD JAVAD ZARIF, in a tweet: "Iran's security and stability depend on its own people, who ... have the right to vote and to protest". On Wednesday, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations said "numerous, absurd tweets" from Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were responsible for inciting violence. [Full Article...]

'Game of Thrones' season eight to premiere in 2019

'Game of Thrones' season eight to premiere in 2019 No one is sure at this time that at what point Game of Thrones will air in 2019, but we can tell you that the final season of the series will consist of total six episodes. The move also clears a path for the network's other lavishly produced and acclaimed genre hit, Westworld , which returns for its second season this year after taking its own lengthy break. [Full Article...]

What do you think of Justin Timberlake's new song?

What do you think of Justin Timberlake's new song? As we previously mentioned , the upcoming record will also feature collaborations with the likes of the Neptunes, Chris Stapleton and Alicia Keys. It's the first full-length album from the 36 year-old singer since September 2013's The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2. [Full Article...]

Kendall Jenner shuts down rumors that her and Blake Griffin are expecting

Kendall Jenner shuts down rumors that her and Blake Griffin are expecting Kylie and Travis began dating in April - in the weeks following her split from ex-beau and rapper Tyga. And TMZ added fuel by noting that at Travis' New Year's Eve gig in Miami were three of Kylie's closest friends...but the 20-year-old was nowhere to be seen. [Full Article...]

Weather warning brought forward as Storm Eleanor heads for East Midlands

Weather warning brought forward as Storm Eleanor heads for East Midlands Other areas of the west and south are also expected to experience "very windy" conditions, with speeds of up to 80mph along the coast. There is also a good chance that power cuts may occur with mobile phone coverage possibly affected. Indeed, several people took to Twitter to share videos and pictures of flooding in and around the Galway area. "If you're travelling, please check your route bef... [Full Article...]

Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit

Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit Wixen represents a catalogue of over 50,000 songs by artists such as The Doors, Rage Against the Machine , Tom Petty , Weezer , Neil Young , and more. Spotify failed to get a direct or a compulsory license from Wixen that would allow it to reproduce and distribute the songs, Wixen said in the lawsuit, filed in a California federal court last week. [Full Article...]

Justin Timberlake releases trailer for new album Man of the Woods

Justin Timberlake releases trailer for new album Man of the Woods Justin will launch the project's first single on Friday (05Jan18). Along with the album announcement, Timberlake also teased a January 5 release date for the lead single. In October 2016, the "SexyBack" singer confirmed that he was reuniting with his original team of producers such as, Timbaland , Pharrell, Max Martin and Shellback. [Full Article...]

John Williams to compose theme for 'Solo

John Williams to compose theme for 'Solo John Powell is doing the bulk of the composition, but Williams will be on board to write the theme for the title character. The 85-year-old Oscar winning composer and laureate conductor of the Boston Pops has written the scores for all of the live-action trilogy films, except the 2016 standalone film " Rogue One: A Star Wars Story". [Full Article...]

America Ferrera Is Pregnant With First Child

America Ferrera Is Pregnant With First Child An obviously excited father-to-be, Williams shared the photo along with a close-up of the pint-sized onesie, saying, "Making room for new and attractive things to come in 2018!" Williams also celebrated the news with the same photo on his Instagram account. [Full Article...]

'Star Wars' and 'Jumanji' Closing Out 2017 With Box Office Race

'Star Wars' and 'Jumanji' Closing Out 2017 With Box Office Race Box office tracker comScore, which issued the number Sunday, said that the improvement was due to a variety of strong performances - including the Chinese blockbuster "Wolf Warrior 2", which has grossed $870 million. But while " The Last Jedi " is still on course to hit that target, it is finding some unexpected competition in the form of Columbia Pictures' " Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle ", whic... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle 'shortlisted' for Bond role before engagement

Meghan Markle 'shortlisted' for Bond role before engagement She wrote: "Actually she [Meghan] has a large family who were always there with her and for her. Read my book complete with facts and photos". Actress Meghan Markle was being eyed up by producers as a potential Bond girl before her relationship with Britain's Prince Harry was made public, it has been claimed. [Full Article...]

Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank

Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank Livingston didn't say what caused the officer to shoot the man or whether he was armed. Police are now investigating the shooting as a case of swatting. We learned through that call that a father was deceased, and had been shot in the head. Apparently it "went to a substation first, then it was relayed to dispatch, then dispatch gave it to us", he explained, adding: "We have a lot of information... [Full Article...]

Luann de Lesseps Entering Rehab After Arrest

The RHONY star was released Sunday morning and issued a statement apologizing for her actions. "My actions alleged int he police report do not reflect my core values and my law abiding character", Luann continued in her Instagram message. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle was 'shortlisted' to be the next Bond Girl

I think we've got one of the biggest families that I know of, and every family is complex as well. The family she never had? The Royal Family has a deep connection to Africa, with Prince William proposing to the Duchess of Cambridge in Kenya, which he later revealed was because the continent "completely settles me down". [Full Article...]

Jobless rates rise in all 55 W.Va. counties

Jobless rates rise in all 55 W.Va. counties Jefferson County had the second highest November unemployment rate among all counties and the highest out of all major labor areas in the state. Five out of the nine counties in this region had the 10 best unemployment rates in the state, led by Mercer County (first, 2.7 percent), Putnam County (third, 3 percent), Auglaize County (sixth, 3.1 percent), Hancock County (seventh, 3.1 percent) and V... [Full Article...]


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