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Olivia Newton-John battling breast cancer again

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Newton-John said she will complete "a short course of photon radiation therapy" and hopes to perform later this year. The 68-year-old Grease star issued a press release Tuesday that said, "The back pain that initially caused her to postpone the first half of her concert tour has turned out to be breast cancer that has metastasized to the sacrum". Read More »

Lee Jenkins: Warriors over Cavaliers in 5

For example, the 2015-16 Warriors had a season point differential of plus-10.8 and a net rating of 11.8. The Cavaliers had the worst transition defense in the National Basketball Association during the regular season, and Green is a master of exploiting that by grabbing defensive rebounds and immediately turning them into breaks. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Talks about Automation at Harvard

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The address was the thematic opposite of much of President Trump's speeches , with some saying that Zuckerberg "positioned himself as the anti-Trump". To grow his understanding of how to build global community, Zuckerberg's annual personal challenge for 2017 was to visit and meet new people in every USA state he hadn't already visited. Read More »

Kathy Griffin apologizes for gruesome anti-Trump photo

In a statement to Fox News , Shields said the goal of the photo shoot was to make a political statement. Nevertheless, she admitted, "I went way too far". CNN said it was evaluating the matter and had made "no decisions at this point". Initially, Griffin tweeted that she does not condone violence and was merely "mocking the Mocker in Chief". Read More »

London builder Telford Homes reports profits and optimism

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Telford pointed out that it has already secured over 80% of anticipated gross profit for the year to 31 March 2018 and over 60% for the year to March 2019. "We consider that these are already vital considerations for both sides, which supports our confidence in continuing with our current strategy for growth", said Telford Homes . Read More »

Amazon's stock tops $1000, market value doubles Wal-Mart

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Its stock surpassed the $1,000 mark for the first time. The Texas-based Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Each quarter, investors and analysts wait to see the earnings numbers when they are posted for the public. For example, if you owned 100 shares of a stock trading at $100 and the company made a decision to split its stock 2 for 1, you'd wind up with 200 shares at a price ... Read More »

Coldplay, Bieber to join Ariana Grande at Manchester concert

Tickets for Sunday's concert will go on sale tomorrow at 10am. If you can't attend the benefit, don't worry because the show will be broadcasted on BBC Television, as well as on BBC Radio and Capital Radio Networks. There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better. "This event is an opportunity for people to come together and celebrate things that unite us - music, humanity and the will to do something to help others". Read More »

Dealership owner: 2 killed may have been bounty hunters

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NBCDFW reports the shooting happened just after 7:20 p.m. Tuesday at the dealership on Interstate 30 near Joe Ramsey Boulevard in Greenville. They said they were waiting for someone they were planning to arrest. Three men have been found shot to death at an East Texas vehicle dealership. The dealership will be closed Wednesday at least, perhaps even longer. Read More »

Michael Dubke, Trump's communications director, quits

Trump has been spending a great deal of time on the issue, he said, including discussing it Tuesday morning with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and will make an announcement "shortly". Dubke, 47, had been a behind-the-scenes player who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Half of Donald Trump's Twitter followers are bots

The White House didn't immediately respond to a query about the surge in followers to Trump's Twitter account. In January, journalist Yashar Ali ran an audit on Trump's Twitter account and found that 68 percent of his then-20 million followers were real. Read More »

Chris Stapleton postponing shows for next 3 weeks

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He will still play Country Stampede in June. In addition, the singer-songwriter's high-profile appearance on the main stage at CMA Music Festival in Nashville has been canceled. Stapleton released his breakthrough album, " Traveller ", in May 2015, and earned acclaim for his rough-and-tumble lyrics, old-school country vibe and Southern rock influences. Read More »

Kate Winslet & Idris Elba Must Survive in Mountain Between Us Trailer

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As the new trailer shows, the mountain does not lack for danger. However, both face issues in their travels when their flights are canceled, so Alex suggests that they rent a private plane together. The first trailer for The Mountain Between Us - which kind of looks like Cast Away , with Kate Winslet and Idris Elba serving as the volleyball to each others' Tom Hanks, and vice versa - has just been released. Read More »

Kapil Sharma to get Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award for the second time!

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Actor-cum-stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma, who made headlines recently for his nasty mid-flight fracas and professional break-up with his show co-stars-cum-buddies Sunil Grover and Ali Asgar , is now set to receive the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award , this Thursday evening at a suburban auditorium. Read More »

Funeral plans set for the late great rocker Gregg Allman

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In 2003, I got to observe Gregg up close in action with the Allman Brothers at the inaugural 10,000 Lakes Festival in Detroit Lakes. These guys were the quintessential faded jeans and scuffed boots blues-rockers, so unpretentious that Jimmy Buffett's classic line "I guess I never was meant for glitter rock and roll" might have been written for them, or by them. Read More »

NBC moves 'This Is Us' back to Tuesday nights this fall

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The revived "Will & Grace", which NBC had been planning for 8 p.m. on Thursdays , will shift back an hour. So, why the drama surrounding the show's time slot? NBC in the U.S. The foursome will face plenty of competition come fall with CBS' Thursday Night Football and, eventually, The Big Bang Theory , as well as ABC's TGIT drama block. Read More »

Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

President Donald Trump has said that his son Barron, 11, was most affected by a photo shoot by comedian Kathy Griffin holding his bloodied severed head. She also begged for everyone's forgiveness and reminded her that she is also a human being who makes mistakes. In the words of Kathy Griffin , Kathy Griffin "went too far". Read More »

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values

US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. He referred to the "loss of the U.S.as an important nation" and said that while it was important to maintain dialogue with Washington , Europe needed to become stronger and Germany needed to be more prepared to work with its European Union peers. Read More »

Stars Join Ariana Grande's Fundraising Manchester Concert

The concert is slated for the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground, which has a 50,000 capacity. US pop star Ariana Grande will host a star-studded benefit concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday for the victims of the suicide bombing at her May 22 concert there, her record company announced on Tuesday. Read More »

Nearly half of Donald Trump's Twitter followers are fake

That report has some critics accusing the president of buying followers. In his defense, he isn't the only politician with a high amount of inauthentic followers. By comparison, 79 percent of Barack Obama's almost 90 million Twitter followers, 93 percent of the vice president's almost 2 million followers, and 61 percent of Hillary Clinton 15.7 million followers are real. Read More »

Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based. Read More »

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

The New York Times and Washington Post said he wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid us interception of discussions with Moscow. Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Read More »

Britain 'furious' over United States leaks on Manchester attack

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One man was arrested following raids in the Withington area while the other was arrested in the Manchester area, according to the police. Officers also raided a property in the city's Moss Side neighborhood early Thursday. "The recent attack on Manchester in the United Kingdom demonstrates the depths of the evil we face with terrorism", he said. British authorities have stopped and disrupted five plots since March 22, when a terror attack outside Parliament in London left five people dead, ... Read More »

Vanessa Hudgens joins SYTYCD as judge

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The star - who rose to fame after starring as Gabriella Montez in the Disney musical movie franchise " High School Musical " - recently advised her fans to "stay committed" to achieving their goals. Actress, singer and dancer Vanessa Hudgens will join Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as the third judge on this season of So You Think You Can Dance . Read More »

Trump Says Comic Should Be Ashamed for Severed Head Video

Griffin admitted in a video apology that she "went way too far". Griffin said the image was a reference to Mr Trump's comments about former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly . Trump tweeted just after midnight on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Has Kathy Griffin finally gone too far? "OBVIOUSLY, I do not condone ANY violence by my fans or others to anyone, ever!" Jimmy Kimmel lamented that he'll never write anything funnier than the term. Read More »

Trump Plans to Exit Paris Climate Deal, White House Official Tells AP

Trump aides including Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, lawyer Don McGahn and Peter Navarro, along with EPA chief Pruitt, argued hard for leaving the accord. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable", according to The Associated Press. Supporters of the climate pact are concerned that a USA exit could lead other nations to weaken their commitments or also withdraw, softening an accord that scientists have said is critical to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change . Read More »

Ariana Grande Announces Benefit Concert To Take Place In Manchester

On Monday night, an explosion occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of Grande's concert, leaving at least 22 people dead and dozens more injured. In France, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had likely traveled to Syria. Read More »

Keri Russell & Scott Speedman Tease Possible 'Felicity' Reunion

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Abrams and Matt Reeves , who created the 1998-2002 WB series " Felicity ", in which Russell starred, and Joel Fields, an executive producer of " The Americans ". I would've pulled an accidental Anthony Weiner. Russell's The Americans co-star and real-life love, Matthew Rhys, was also at the ceremony, where the two shared a sweet kiss. Read More »

Shane McMahon Hypes Women's MITB Match, Preview of Match Released

The match among Tamina , Natalya , Charlotte Flair , Carmella , Becky Lynch did not begin as all five women fight each other with chaos in the ring. The Usos weren't exactly thrilled but Kofi Kingston mentioned that Commissioner Shane McMahon had granted New Day a shot at the titles at the upcoming " Money in the Bank " pay per view in June. Read More »

Has Donald Trump been buying followers on Twitter?

Anyone can amass an exorbitant number of Twitter followers. Trump's twitter following is now up to 31 million. Only Trump and perhaps some collection of his advisors know for certain if this president bought any of his 31 million followers. Read More »

Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

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Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax , came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions. If the United States remains in the Paris Accord and backslides, there needs to be a mechanism for mitigating against other countries backsliding. Forty Democratic senators sent Trump a letter urging him to stay in, saying a withdrawal would hurt America's credibility and influence on the world stage. Read More »

Ariana Grande to give benefit concert in Manchester

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Manchester police are hunting down a network they think orchestrated the bombing, and the suspected perpetrator's father and brother were arrested in Tripoli . Eight people are being held in the U.K.in connection with the attack. They are also hunting for a second explosive device assembled by Abedi that may now be with another member of the network. Read More »

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

In talks with his foreign counterparts, the President kept an open mind on climate issues, according to his aides. "We need political leadership", he said. Guterres has met Trump in person just once - at the White House for about 15 minutes. Like Trump, the secretary of state has faced pressure from foreign diplomats to maintain U.S. Read More »