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Arts&Culture Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Sam Smith, & Kendrick Lamar Join Grammys Performance Roster
Author: 0 Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Sam Smith, & Kendrick Lamar Join Grammys Performance Roster

The 7-time Grammy victor will reportedly open this year's show, according to Billboard . Oscar-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith will also be performing at the ceremony as well. That's especially exciting, given how impactful his last Grammys performance was. Previously announced performers include Bruno Mars , Cardi B , Pink, SZA , Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Childish Gambino , Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Kesha, Alessia Cara, Khalid , Logic , Patti LuPone and Ben Platt.

Arts&Culture Alec Baldwin Defends Woody Allen as Hollywood Denounces the Filmmaker
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin Defends Woody Allen as Hollywood Denounces the Filmmaker

Timothee Chalamet said he'll donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse. Hall also revealed she was shooting A Rainy Day in New York the day after The New York Times' Harvey Weinstein expose was published - the newspaper article detailed decades of alleged sexual misconduct and assault.

Arts&Culture Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert ridicule President Trump, his 'Fake News Awards'
Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert ridicule President Trump, his 'Fake News Awards'

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) condemned President Donald Trump in a Washington Post op-ed on Tuesday for his attacks on the press , prompting a swift pushback from the president's most ardent supporters online. While Trump has threatened to give " fake news awards" to reporters and news providers that he disagrees with, "these efforts are being closely watched by foreign leaders who are already using his words as cover as they silence and shutter one of the key pillars of democracy", ...

Arts&Culture Ellen Pompeo talks negotiating her 'Grey's Anatomy' salary, meeting Harvey Weinstein
Author: 0 Ellen Pompeo talks negotiating her 'Grey's Anatomy' salary, meeting Harvey Weinstein

The show is now in its 14th season, and even though it hasn't officially been renewed for any more , Ellen's new two-year contract proves the series may be around for quite some more time. "I said to Shonda", Pompeo said, "'I don't get to do anything else, and that's frustrating for me creatively. Ellen Pompeo has plenty to smile about after signing her new " Grey's Anatomy " contract.

Arts&Culture Star Wars: The Last Jedi pulled from China after just two weeks
Author: 0 Star Wars: The Last Jedi pulled from China after just two weeks

It is hard to accurately determine a rating for " The Last Jedi ". However, one Star Wars "fan", a term used here lightly, who disagrees with the above statement took it upon himself to create what could possibly be the most misogynistic , idiotic fan-made " Star Wars " edit of all time.

Arts&Culture Say Goodbye to Amber Rose's Massive Boobs - She's Getting a Breast Reduction!
Author: 0 Say Goodbye to Amber Rose's Massive Boobs - She's Getting a Breast Reduction!

On Tuesday evening, Dr. Garth Fisher , who will be performing the surgery, posted a smiling selfie with the 34-year-old, explaining how Rose's surgery will benefit her health. Amber loves Dr. Matlock so much that she just gave him a shout-out on Instagram on January 12, saying he is "Hollywood's best kept secret" and thanked him for helping her get rid of some unwanted cellulite.

Arts&Culture Current immigration system jeopardises USA security: WH
Author: 0 Current immigration system jeopardises USA security: WH

In recent years, many worldwide terrorism charges stem from attempts to join or provide material support to ISIS. The order, which has since expired and been replaced with a new travel ban, required the Justice and Homeland Security departments to collect and publicly release information on the number of foreign nationals in the United States who had been charged with terrorism-related offenses.

Arts&Culture Ann Curry Says She Was 'Not Surprised' By Allegations Against Matt Lauer
Author: 0 Ann Curry Says She Was 'Not Surprised' By Allegations Against Matt Lauer

Ann Curry is finally opening up. "At this point I am thinking Hakuna matata". Im talking about people in the workplace who are powerful, who are abusing that power, and women and men are suffering. The six-part series, which premieres January 23 at 8 ET, explores dramatic historic events through the eyes of people who went through them and who now want to reunite with someone who helped them survive.

Arts&Culture YouTube institutes new rules for creators to make money through advertising
Author: 0 YouTube institutes new rules for creators to make money through advertising

So, YouTube chose to change it again . To be eligible for YouTube's partner program (YPP), new channels will now need to have 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of watch time within the past 12 months to be eligible for ads. Google is promising that real people will screen all YouTube videos that may potentially carry ads for its top spending marketers. Back in April of 2017, Youtube set a YPP eligibility requirement of 10,000 lifetime views.

Arts&Culture JJ Abrams Shopping New TV Space Drama to Apple, HBO
Author: 0 JJ Abrams Shopping New TV Space Drama to Apple, HBO

J.J. Abrams might be a household name now from his work on culturally iconic films like Star Trek, Star Wars: The Force Awakens , and even the ongoing Cloverfield series, but all the cool kids still know J.J. He next has Hulu's Stephen King anthology Castle Rock , from writers Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomas, due from Warner Bros. Abrams, who's directing Star Wars: Episode IX and produces Westworld , has proven his interest in exploring science fiction through film and series; despite ...

Arts&Culture Dabboo Ratnani releases teaser for 2018 celebrity calendar
Author: 0 Dabboo Ratnani releases teaser for 2018 celebrity calendar

As always, the glamour quotient of the calendar this year is expected to be high considering celebrities like SRK, Alia Bhatt , Sidharth Malhotra, Kriti Sanon and Parineeti Chopra will feature in it. Manushi Chillar, the 20-year-old girl who made India proud by winning the coveted Miss World 2017 title, is slaying hearts with her new photo shoot done for ace lensman Dabboo Ratnani.

Author: 0 Graham-Durbin DACA deal hits GOP roadblock in Congress

Democrats have said they want a spending bill that protects the Dreamer immigrants, mostly Hispanic young adults. The partisan debate over how to deal with the Dreamers - the 800,000 immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children - grew more acrimonious last week after President Trump allegedly called Haiti, El Salvador, and other African nations "s***hole countries" and suggested the US should instead encourage more immigration from Norway, a predominately white ...

Arts&Culture Here's what Dr. Jackson had to say about Trump's physical results
Author: 0 Here's what Dr. Jackson had to say about Trump's physical results

Jackson initially had " no intention " of including such a test in the United States president's first annual physical checkup since it's not part of the routine procedure. This, Dr. Jackson stated, rules out the need to do any other cognitive assessment at this time. Jackson said that Trump's cholesterol level has jumped to 223, in the elevated range, and his low-density lipoprotein of 143 is borderline high, so he is increasing Trump's medication.

Arts&Culture New Photo & Official Synopsis For 'Ant-Man & The Wasp' Released
Author: 0 New Photo & Official Synopsis For 'Ant-Man & The Wasp' Released

Marvel Studios' has revealed the plot synopsis for ANT-MAN AND THE WASP, hitting theaters on July 6, 2018 . They appear to infiltrate what looks like a laboratory, but it's unclear what their intention is. Bill Foster. In August, Lilly logged on to Instagram to show herself in character and pay tribute to Jack Kirby, the comic book artist who jointly created Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Arts&Culture Is Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about running for president of the USA?
Author: 0 Is Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about running for president of the USA?

President Donald Trump previously picked Oprah as a potential running mate. The buzz around #Oprah2020 started up again, with people convinced that Winfrey is the candidate the Democrats need. Her major impact to date was her May 2007 endorsement of candidate Barack Obama - at a time when Hillary Clinton was the odds-on favorite to win the Democratic nomination.

Arts&Culture US Title Tournament And More On WWE SmackDown Live Tonight
Author: 0 US Title Tournament And More On WWE SmackDown Live Tonight

Semi-Finals: Jinder Mahal (with The Singh Brothers) def. Xavier Woods (with Big E & Kofi Kingston) by pin following the Khallas to advance to the Finals. Roode didn't want to wait until next week but Mahal didn't want to hear it and was about to talk away. Roode was plagued throughout by injured ribs, which the Modern-Day Maharaja attempted to capitalise on whenever possible, but emerged victorious when he countered a Khallas attempt into his Glorious DDT.

Arts&Culture Cuomo's budget expected to be grim
Author: 0 Cuomo's budget expected to be grim

Indeed, Cuomo's budget presentation singled out the recently adopted federal tax plan as "double taxation of New Yorkers (that) threatens to undo the governor's success in expanding our economy and lowering taxes". NYSUT President Andy Pallotta, speaking after the State of the State speech, said he's confident that the governor will find a way to at least avoid cuts to schools.

Arts&Culture Starting a new week with drastically cold temperatures and snow chances
Author: 0 Starting a new week with drastically cold temperatures and snow chances

Our next cold front arrives late Sunday into Monday to bring rain and storms with slightly cooler temperatures. It's also worth mentioning that we're entering a prolonged stretch of dry and tranquil weather. By the weekend , temperatures are expected to creep back into the 50s and almost reach 60 on Sunday . That 15 day streak of below normal temperatures included the start of the month when we were 25 & 27 degrees below normal the first few days.