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Obama lists two Nigerian authors as favourites as he visits Africa

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He went ahead to share a list of books by African writers which he recommended to his followers for summer reading. In Kenya, he will visit the Obama ancestral home, which he first visited in his 20s. From Obama: "Mandela's life was one of the epic stories of the 20th century". Americanah is a contemporary novel analyzing the African diaspora around the world. Read More »

'Zombieland 2' is happening in 2019 with all of our favorites

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The film's young cast, made up of Emma Stone , Jesse Eisenberg , and Abigail Breslin , springboarded into careers off the back of it whilst Woody Harrelson's career renaissance continued apace with it. Director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick were all put on the map following the success, with Fleischer helming the most recent entry into Sony's first Spider-Man spinoff Venom , and Rheese and Wernick going on to help bring the Deadpool franchise to life ... Read More »

Justin Verlander of Houston Astros, Kate Upton expecting first child

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The proud father-to-be praised his wife in a followup social media post. Verlander, who was selected to his seventh All-Star game on Sunday, reposted her post later Saturday with the caption: "You're going to be the most fantastic Mom!" Kate is reportedly in Florida for what is known as Miami Swim Week, a place where she's been known to show off her bikini body and represent SI over the years. Read More »

Nancy Sinatra, 1st Wife of Frank Sinatra, Dead at 101

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Nancy and Frank married in their teens and had three children together. Nancy devoted herself to family and friends and withdrew from the showbusiness spotlight after her divorce from Sinatra. Sadly, the marriage eventually crumbled as Nancy filed for a legal separation on the grounds of his mental cruelty amid reports that he embarked on another affair, this time with Hollywood icon, Ava Gardner , and they were divorced by 1951. Read More »

Is Selena Gomez dating her best friend's younger brother?

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Bieber's soon-to-be in-laws, Stephen and Kennya Baldwin, live in the area and occasionally shop at the store on Route 94. "It's a special place for him and he'd love to get married there". Sipping on an iced drink as she headed to an SUV, the Back To You singer couldn't help but smile - something which was emphasized by her tied back hair. Read More »

Djokovic ousts Nadal in another record-breaking epic

The 12-time Grand Slam Winner, who lifted Wimbledon trophy in 2011, 2014 and 2015, is back in a big final for the first time since 2016 United States open and is slated to have a face-off with Kevin Anderson . It's hard to believe the quality of Sunday's men's final won't be diminished by the unusual circumstances of the semifinals that preceded it. Temperatures are expected to reach about 30C at Wimbledon on Sunday. Read More »

The Queen attends RAF Centenary Service at Westminster Abbey

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Louis officially became part of the Church of England alongside his doting family, including Kate Middleton and Prince William , but he had plenty of other royal guests-and it made for the most awesome of photo ops. She's expected to make her official debut back into the workforce in September , however. Kate has attended a handful of events tied in with the RAF Cadets. Read More »

Ewan McGregor's Daughter Insults His GF Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Ewan McGregor , 47, and Mavrakis, 52, officially split in October of previous year, according to People , though reports claim that they had been separated since May 2017. The girl is a piece of trash x'. It had been reported that Winstead and McGregor subsequently split, but it is believed they are still dating. In January, Esther posted a video of herself singing a song she wrote called, "Made You a Man". Read More »

Twenty One Pilots' Banditos Tour Will Stop in Denver

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No announcement have been made about plans new music yet and the band hasn't responded to requests for comment. Listen below to " Jumpsuit " and "Nico and the Nines". We recommend signing up for Twenty One Pilot's email newsletter (bottom of page), and your local venue email newsletter, as well as following them on social media to get the most up-to-date information about additional offers. Read More »

Kate and Meghan arrive to watch Serena Williams play in Wimbledon final

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The Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Sussex were greeted by cheers as they arrived at Wimbledon . The sporty Duchess of Cambridge is often spotted courtside at high-profile matches with her husband Prince William and sister Pippa Middleton, while the Duchess of Sussex first attended Wimbledon in 2016, around the same time she met husband-to-be Prince Harry , the outlet notes. Read More »

It's just the beginning, says beaten Serena

The German, the third player to face Serena Williams three or more times in a Grand Slam final alongside Venus Williams (nine) and Sharapova (four), owns the sixth highest winning percentage on grass among active players. But she admitted that defeating Williams, a 23-times grand slam victor, was something else. Their appearance at the game marked Meghan and Kate's first joint engagement since the former Suits actress was sworn into the royal family when she married Prince Harry in ... Read More »

Glowing Pippa Middleton shows off new hairdo at Wimbledon

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The 30-year-old's quarter-final spot at Roland Garros last month was her best performance in Paris in six years. Perhaps more impressive was this: She broke Williams in 4 of 9 service games. Although Williams recovered it, she broke twice more to lead 6-3. After all the time away, Williams spoke about being impressed with herself for just reaching the final. Read More »

Meghan and Kate make it a duchess doubles at Wimbledon

In reality Williams will probably always be remembered as the greatest of all time regardless, considering that 11 of Court's major wins were at the Australian Open, which at that time was essentially a national championship. She remained ice cool at the end and held her nerve, providing another coaching triumph for Belgian Wim Fissette, who this time past year oversaw the run of Jo Konta to the last four. Read More »

Williams vs Kerber in #Wimbledon ladies' final

The 36-year-old, who married Prince Harris in a magical ceremony in Windsor in May, is a good friend of Williams , who gave birth to her daughter last year. Although Williams recovered it, she broke twice more to lead 6-3. The usual 2 p.m. start time was pushed back as the men's semifinal match between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was played to a finish having been carried over from Friday. Read More »

Target tries to one up Amazon with one-day sale

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Will Amazon Prime Day 2018 Be Bigger Than Amazon's Diwali Sale? If you live in an urban area, you can also take advantage of Prime Now delivery, which JP Morgan values as a perk worth about $180 a year. If you're new to all this, Lightning Deals are like flash sales, they're available for a limited time and with a small amount of stock. The Prime Day price of the Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet will be £59.99 (down from £99.99), while the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet will also receive a £40 ... Read More »

When Trump met the Queen - 'A tremendous woman'

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Queen Elizabeth has met with three other USA presidents at Windsor Castle , including Barack Obama , George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan. The queen was forced to bob and weave as she caught up to walk alongside him. She lit up the room with her charm, her presence. While Trump typically likes to take the lead, he appeared to follow the queen's direction, adjusting his pace to hers. Read More »

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

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In a previous interview, McQuarrie spoke about his filmmaking process on the new movie, distinguishing the differences between what he did on Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation and what he was doing this time around. The chemistry between Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson (spin-off please) might be less meet-cute and more meet-shoot, but it provides another tangible human element, which in turn adds further weight to helicopter ballets and motorcycle mayhem. Read More »

Meghan Markle Will Support Friend Serena Williams This Weekend At Wimbledon

Rumors have been circling for weeks that the new Duchess of Sussex would attend Wimbledon to cheer on her good friend, tennis legend Serena Williams . At the time, it seemed like Kerber was setting herself for an extended period featuring at the pointy end of grand slams and maybe even Williams' most likely successor as the best women's player in the world. Read More »

After baby steps, Serena Williams plans giant leap in Wimbledon final

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Middleton and Markle will be watching the ladies' singles final on Saturday, while Kate will join her husband Prince William at Sunday's gentlemen's singles final. "I know that sounds weird, but I worked out a lot and I worked hard". Now will come the sternest on-court test Williams has faced: Kerber, a former No. Read More »

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

The singer, who was the first wife of the legendary crooner Frank Sinatra , died "peacefully", according to her daughter, Nancy Junior. Nancy later left her husband after his affair with Ava Gardner emerged. After he became a pop-music sensation in the 1940s, the couple moved to Los Angeles, where the singer would also become a movie star, raconteur and notorious womaniser. Read More »

Donald Trump keeps Queen waiting before Windsor Castle tea

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While Trump's trip was not the full state visit he was originally promised, he was heralded by military bands on his arrival at Windsor, before he and First Lady Melania were due to have tea with the 92-year-old queen. His gaffes were slammed on social media, with Joanna Gasiorowska, Al Jazeera senior sports presenter tweeting, 'I can't even watch this... "I detested how Trump dared walk in front of the Queen today", wrote another. Read More »

Dwayne Johnson says there is 'no need' to talk to Tyrese Gibson

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson stopped by The Late Show and addressed the demand from his fans that he runs for president. Andy also tried to get former wrestler Dwayne to open up about his feud with fellow Fast and Furious co-star Vin Diesel, but the 46-year-old opted to "plead the fifth", a reference to America's fifth amendment that allows witnesses to decline to answer questions. Read More »

British divers not heroes, just relieved, after rescue

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Mr Stanton, from Coventry, is a key member of the team that trains and operates across Powys and Mid Wales. "We're not heroes, what we do is very calculating, very calm, it's quite the opposite". Searchers later found what they thought were the boys' handprints, giving them confidence the boys were alive and that the searchers were on the right path. Read More »

Emmy Nominations: The Complete List

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Jessica Biel ( The Sinner ), Penelope Cruz ( The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story ), John Legend ( Jesus Christ, Superstar ), Ricky Martin (The Assassination of Gianni Versace) and Katt Williams ( Atlanta ) are all first-time nominees this year. Read More »

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex joins The Queen for second balcony appearance

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It's been reported that, now she's married to Prince Harry , Meghan has to adhere to a series of royal clothing decrees - first and foremost that tights should be worn at all events. They joined Queen Elizabeth II , Camilla Parker Bowles, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and the other senior royals for the celebration. Read More »

'Downton Abbey' Officially Revived For Movie With Original Cast

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Brian Percival , who directed The Book Thief , About a Girl and the Downton Abbey pilot, will direct the film. Plot details are being kept under wraps. The show was showered with awards, from Emmys to BAFTAs to Golden Globes - some more deserved than others - but it was always a joy to watch, even when it was occasionally ridiculous (the less said about Patrick the mystery man in bandages or Matthew's awesome "I've been paralyzed but I can definitely suddenly stand and catch a falling ... Read More »

Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

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No, no, friends. The movies were housed within plastic rectangles known as "VHS tapes". The final two Blockbusters in Alaska are said to still be very profitable. The streaming video market has therefore been less successful, allowing stores like Blockbuster to continue to thrive. All but one gone. "These are the last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska that survived and it is sad to say goodbye to our dedicated customers", said a post co-signed by Kelli Vey, District Manager, and Kevin ... Read More »

George Clooney looks in pain after motorbike crash

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Local media gathered at the hospital said he and Amal Clooney left through a side exit. The 57-year-old was spotted on an airplane runway, travelling on a golf cart with his family before gingerly climbing up the stairs of a jet. George Clooney and his wife, Amal , prepare to leave Sardinia on July 12 after the actor was released from the hospital following a motorbike accident. Read More »

Twitter Purge Costs Obama Millions of Followers

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If your account has been locked during Twitter's purge, it will remain in the same state unless the owner validates the account and resets the password. "As a result, the number of followers displayed on many profiles may go down". The drop in the follower count, however, has nothing to do with popularity of the Modi government . Read More »

Cate Shortland to direct Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ solo movie

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According to THR , Marvel Studios met with over 70 potential directors before hiring Shortland. Johansson reportedly recommended the director because she liked Shortland's World War II drama Lore , (2012) about a teenage girl who leads her four siblings to safety after their parents' disappearance. Read More »

Netflix Topples HBO in Emmy Nominations

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Macy , " Shameless ". Netflix has received more nominations for Emmy Awards than HBO, breaking the TV network's 17-year streak, TechCrunch reported . He is also nominated for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for " Saturday Night Live ". If he wins, he will earn the coveted EGOT, having previously won a Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. Read More »

Giant 20ft Donald Trump baby balloon takes flight in London

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What he said about. The president told The Sun that while he is in the United Kingdom , he would like to see Johnson, who, "obviously likes me, and says very good things about me". In the interview , which took place at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, the president also lashed out at the Muslim mayor of London , saying he had done "a bad job". Read More »

Love Island 2018: Was Jack and Georgia's kiss staged?

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Another added: "oh my god I just totally can't get over this is scripted". The pair have been getting closer in the villa and in the latest episode, Josh asked Kaz if she would be his girlfriend. Following their arrival into the villa on the same night that Frankie Foster and Grace Wardle were eliminated , Georgia made it clear that she was excited to meet the new residents. Read More »