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New Ready Player One Trailer Brings Spielberg's VR Adventure to Life

New Ready Player One Trailer Brings Spielberg's VR Adventure to Life

Three-time Academy Award victor, Spielberg ("Schindler's List", "Saving Private Ryan") directed " Ready Player One ", which is based on Ernest Cline's bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon ($10 at Amazon). "I'm kind of sleepy because I watched it over and over again last night", Cline said before premiering the trailer. It's packed with pop culture references; immediately obvious was the Back to the Future DeLorean and the motorcycle from Akira speeding ... Read More

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Senate Approves Trump's Homeland Security Pick

Senate Approves Trump's Homeland Security Pick

Kamala Harris , D-Calif, who voted against Nielsen's nomination, criticized her stances on immigration and the environment, as well as her experience. Nielsen said at her confirmation hearing last month that climate change is a "crucial issue", noting the Trump administration is revising its climate models to better respond to rising sea level, but said the human impact on climate change is not fully understood. Read More

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Bryan Singer reportedly canned from Freddie Mercury biopic

Bryan Singer reportedly canned from Freddie Mercury biopic

Now, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that 20th Century Fox has fired Singer from the film. Last week, sources said that Fox was discreetly canvassing directors to replace Singer, even before production shuttered. It was thought they had settled their differences, but Singer didn't return to the set after a Thanksgiving break, leading to his termination. This is not first time that Singer has disappeared during a production. Read More

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Riverdale's Sabrina the Teenage Witch spin-off has moved to Netflix

Riverdale's Sabrina the Teenage Witch spin-off has moved to Netflix

Instead, the untitled spinoff about the teenage witch, previously working under the title of THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA , is moving to Netflix. Berlanti Productions will produce in association with Warner Bros. TV. It aired on ABC for its first four, then moved to The WB (now The CW) for its final three.Season 1 of " Riverdale " is currently available on Netflix, which is credited with boosting the show's ratings in Season 2. Read More

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Miss Universe 2017 is a management graduate

Miss Universe 2017 is a management graduate

Miss Philippines Rachel Peters stuns the crowd at the AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. She was bestowed with the crown by last year's victor, Iris Mittenaere from France. She helped develop a program to train women in self-defense in various situations after she was robbed at gunpoint a month after she was crowned as Miss South Africa. Read More

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South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017

South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017

The victor goes home with a yearlong salary, a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign and more prizes. Nel-Peters developed a program called Unbreakable that trains women in self-defense. Steve Harvey returned as the show's host and thank goodness, this time Steve Harvey read out the correct name, after the embarrassing gaffe in 2015 where he called out the wrong victor. Read More

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TN: EC announces bye-poll for Radha Krishna Nagar assembly seat

TN: EC announces bye-poll for Radha Krishna Nagar assembly seat

The bypoll was to be held in April, but it was cancelled on allegations of corruption and charges of bribing voters. The poll body on Friday announced that the much-awaited by-election to the Dr. Ramachandran was alive. Jayalalithaa's niece J Deepa, who floated her own party MGR Jayalalithaa Deepa Peravai, contested the April 12 bypoll claiming the political legacy of her aunt. Read More

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Iranian National Indicted for $6m HBO Extortion Plot

Iranian National Indicted for $6m HBO Extortion Plot

While Game of Thrones was still airing, the hacker threatened to released unaired episodes of the fantasy series - as well as financial info - should they not pay him. " HBO is hacked!. Beware of heart Attack!" The theft consisted of terabytes of information, which wasn't limited to scripts and unaired episodes. In a statement Tuesday, HBO said it is working with law enforcement but declined further comment. Read More

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The US DOJ has indicted the HBO hacker

The US DOJ has indicted the HBO hacker

At the current time Mesri is not in USA custody, according to U.S. officials. Federal authorities announced the identity of the man they believe is responsible for hacking HBO and attempting to extort millions from the network. "HBO was on [e] of our hard targets to deal with but we succeeded", he wrote in one July 23 email, according to the indictment . He also compromised e-mail accounts for various HBO employees. Read More

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Sooner National Championship Teams Visit White House

Sooner National Championship Teams Visit White House

According to The State , the team received their invitation to the White House earlier this month after Staley told the Associated Press in September that team was still waiting on their invite. In May, Washington won its first national championship in women's rowing since 2001 after sweeping all nine of its races - including all three Grand Final races - during the three-day regatta in West Windsor, New Jersey. Read More

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Country Singer Mel Tillis Dead at 85

Country Singer Mel Tillis Dead at 85

After earning his first charting country single with "The Violet and a Rose", Tillis established himself as a songwriter with hits like " Ruby (Don't Take Your Love to Town )", "Mental Revenge" and Peggy Lee's "Emotions". Tillis had undergone colon surgery in January 2016 and canceled a scheduled trip on the Country Music Cruise. His stutter became a trademark that Tillis mined for laughs, although it disappeared when he sang. Read More

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Former Teen Idol David Cassidy in Critical Condition

Former Teen Idol David Cassidy in Critical Condition

It is unclear what is causing his organs to shut down. Susan Dey, Suzanne Crough, Brian Forster, David Cassidy , Danny Bonaduce, Shirley Jones, Dave Madden as " The Partridge Family ". The sitcom ran from 1970 to 1974 and produced a number of hit songs in real life, including " I Think I Love You ", which reached No. 1 on the Billboard chart in November 1970. Read More

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'Hannity' fans boycott Keurig for pulling ads over Moore coverage

'Hannity' fans boycott Keurig for pulling ads over Moore coverage

On Friday, Angelo Carusone , the president of Media Matters for America , a watchdog group that has previously organized advertiser boycotts of Hannity's show, tweeted Keurig about sponsoring Hannity . During a speech in September 2016, Clinton said, "You could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables". He compares the Great Keurig War of 2017 to the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, when colonists who tried to salvage some of the 92,000 pounds ... Read More

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Will Netflix Lose Their Marvel Shows to Disney's Streaming Service?

Will Netflix Lose Their Marvel Shows to Disney's Streaming Service?

In addition to the " Star Wars " TV series , Disney is working on TV adaptations of Pixar's " Monsters Inc .", the Disney Channel's " High School Musical " franchise and an original series from Marvel. Iger said the service will use Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars content but that everything has to adhere to Disney's G-rated standards and filtering features will be available for parents letting their kids use the service. Read More

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Don't Touch My Body: Mariah Carey's Bodyguard Speaks Out About Harassment

Don't Touch My Body: Mariah Carey's Bodyguard Speaks Out About Harassment

Anello claims he was promised an additional $511k for the further two years of work - an agreement that has presumably now been cancelled. - Is Kanye West launching a streaming company to compete with Jay-Z? Anello accused the "Obsessed" crooner of "humiliating" him by repeatedly referring to him as a "Nazi", "skinhead", a member of the KKK and a white supremacist. Read More

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