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Saakashvili calls Georgian court verdict illegal and contrary to worldwide, national norms

Saakashvili calls Georgian court verdict illegal and contrary to worldwide, national norms

Saakashvili, who was president from 2004 to 2013, was found guilty of illegally pardoning four men who were convicted of the high profile murder of Georgian banker Sandro Girgvliani in 2006. But the government that succeeded him quickly set about prosecuting him. He said any move to extradite him to Georgia "would cause a change of power in Georgia and probably in Ukraine, too". Read More

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The first trailer for Slender Man is all kinds of nasty/trope-y

The first trailer for Slender Man is all kinds of nasty/trope-y

It has also generated many controversies, most prominently in a incident in Wisconsin, USA where two 12-year-old girls fatally stabbed another girl of the same age 19 times to impress Slender Man . "All we're doing is extending the pain all three of these families have gone through". She survived the attack after crawling out to a path where a bicyclist came upon her. Read More

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Jerry Van Dyke dies aged 86

Jerry Van Dyke dies aged 86

Jerry Van Dyke was a well-known comedian who performed at various military bases and appeared on television programs. Van Dyke's family confirmed his passing Friday to CBS Affiliate WCIA , in the actor's native IL. Nelson . Van Dyke's work on the show earned him four Emmy nominations for supporting actor. He also appeared on " My Mother the Car ", " Accidental Family ", "Headmaster", and "13 Queen Boulevard". Read More

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Piers Morgan's Life Stories: Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner isn't planning to pursue a relationship as a woman. Caitlyn then told Piers that she is trying to educate him on the issue, adding: "I am trying to help you here Piers ". As Caitlyn begins to answer the question, she gradually become riled by what she believes was a flippant remark about a very serious topic. Morgan, however, insisted that he brought out the doll for a "genuine education", and asked, "How does your physique compare now". Read More

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Injustice 2 Conjures Enchantress in New Gameplay Video

Injustice 2 Conjures Enchantress in New Gameplay Video

Enchantress is the penultimate (announced) DLC character for Injustice 2 . Enchantress will be the second Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 3 character released. For her part, Enchantress is a part of Fighter Pack #3 in Injustice 2 . With the demonic sorceress set to make her first appearance in the fighting game in early access on January 9 for owners of the Ultimate Edition , Ultimate Pack, and Fighter Pack 3, the publisher and developer have chose to prepare fans by releasing a trailer ... Read More

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Spotify Files Confidentially for Its IPO

Spotify Files Confidentially for Its IPO

The former Disney executive joined Spotify to lead its original content efforts, late previous year. "Looking ahead, the content team is well positioned to execute on our strategy". Spotify , which Ek founded in 2006, announced on Thursday that it has 70 million paying subscribers. Wixen founder Randall Wixen told MBW: " Spotify has more than $3 billion in annual revenue and pays outrageous annual salaries to its executives and millions per month for ultra-luxurious office space in ... Read More

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Fox Renews The Gifted for Second Season

Fox Renews The Gifted for Second Season

Fox has been airing the the X-Men style TV show called " The Gifted " recently and fans will be happy to know that more episodes will be on the way in the near future. "When the series returns for its final season, a three-year time jump will have occurred", the network revealed. In other Fox news, the March 11 Family Guy will be an extended-length episode with limited commercials, a first for the animated franchise. Read More

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Alex Trebek on leave from 'Jeopardy!' to recover from brain surgery

Alex Trebek on leave from 'Jeopardy!' to recover from brain surgery

Sony Pictures Entertainment, which produces the program, said in a statement that Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on December 15 and underwent surgery the next day. " Jeopardy! " tapings are expected to resume in mid-January. Trebek appeared in a video on the " Jeopardy " Facebook and Twitter pages Thursday to announce that he'd had the surgery during the show's holiday break. Read More

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Justin Timberlake Maintains A Funky Groove With New Single,

Justin Timberlake Maintains A Funky Groove With New Single, "Filthy"

Timberlake's new album; instead, they can expect a song that just isn't that good. The new track, titled Filthy , is a mix of synth-funk, some elements of rock, and of course JT's famous pop-fuelled self. The electro track is in a different solar system to the uncomplicated sugar-rush that was 2016's " Can't Stop The Feeling ", and its left some listeners feeling, well, filthy . Read More

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Dave Chappelle calls women who accused Louis CK of sexual misconduct 'weak'

Dave Chappelle calls women who accused Louis CK of sexual misconduct 'weak'

Dave Chappelle talked about the recent cases of sexual assault and harassment cases in Hollywood in his comedy special The Bird Revelation and admitted that the complaints against his friend Louis C.K. While four Chappelle specials in a single year might have been welcome news for comedy fans at one time , expectations for these new specials were greatly diminished by the significant time Chappelle spent on anti-LGBTQ jokes in the first two. Read More

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Netflix's 'She's Gotta Have It' Renewed For A Second Season

Netflix's 'She's Gotta Have It' Renewed For A Second Season

In honor of today being New Year's Day Spike Lee himself confirmed that the show, (a re-imagining of his classic motion picture) is going to be coming back for a second season. Wise's Nola Darling is an uncompromising woman in her late twenties living in Brooklyn, struggling to define herself and divide her time among her friends, her job, and her lovers. Read More

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Suspense clouds fate of triple talaq bill

Suspense clouds fate of triple talaq bill

He also said that the Congress did not press for amendment in the Lok Sabha . "The BJP leaders told us that it is not ready to send the Bill to a select committee". In a break, NDA ally Telugu Desam Party also supported the Opposition and asked the government to send the legislation for further deliberations. MPs noted that the government has conceded in Lok Sabha that the bill was conceived without consultations with Muslim groups and argued it was imperative that this gap be now filled ... Read More

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Get Well Soon: Saint West Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Get Well Soon: Saint West Hospitalized With Pneumonia

According to TMZ , Saint was hospitalized on Thursday (December 28). Kardashian shared the below photo of the family over the Christmas period, shortly before Saint was admitted to hospital. "I'm sure he will still say the ambulance ride was cool!" Insiders say that West and Kardashian shared overnight duties. "As you get older, I think you create your own traditions and they stem from what your parents instilled in you", she said. Read More

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Hold Up, Is Friends Finally Coming To UK Netflix?

Hold Up, Is Friends Finally Coming To UK Netflix?

Netflix UK & Ireland teased the announcement on their Twitter over the weekend, posting a cryptic message; alluding to the fact that Friends was the next show on their list. Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller and Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay. Read More

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America Ferrera, husband Ryan Williams expecting first child

America Ferrera, husband Ryan Williams expecting first child

Happy New Year to Ferrera and Williams! They share the joyous news with a touching Instagram post in which the pair both sport 2018 glasses as she holds up an adorable little onesie that says "Mas besos", along with a lipstick kiss. They met when he cast her in one of his student films at the University of Southern California . "If there is a scale between 0 to 10, I'm like at negative 10". Read More

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Did Vincent Herbert Get Laura Govan Pregnant? Tamar Spills the Tea

Did Vincent Herbert Get Laura Govan Pregnant? Tamar Spills the Tea

Posting on her Instagram this morning, the singer revealed that the talent manager got a mystery woman pregnant, that the woman contacted her to brag about it and when she, Tamar, confronted Vincent with this story, he denied it. TMZ reports that Herbert was arrested and jailed on the holiday for spousal assault. The singer has an order of protection against him and he apparently violated it. Read More

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide as 2017 Closes

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide as 2017 Closes

In Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi , the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Domestically, The Last Jedi is the highest grossing movie of the year. The Last Jedi won't open in China, the largest global market, until January. Read More

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Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Fires Back at Prince Harry's Family Remarks

Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Fires Back at Prince Harry's Family Remarks

She also added , " She has a large family". After he and Ragland split in 1988, Meghan reportedly lived primarily with her mother, though she credits both of her parents with teaching her about social consciousness. This time, the Duchess of Cambridge will be returning the favor to Prince Harry's fiancée. - Samantha Markle (@SamanthaMGrant) December 27, 2017Excited for my book coming out and wait until you see what our home life was like! Talking to his "pa", they discussed ... Read More

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LA police arrest 25-year-old as suspect of Kansas swatting death

LA police arrest 25-year-old as suspect of Kansas swatting death

The FBI estimates that roughly 400 cases of swatting occur annually. "Swatting" is cyber crime where a hoax call is made to emergency services with the intent of having a large number of SWAT officers dispatched to the victim's address. (The call) went to a substation first, then it was relayed to dispatch, then dispatch gave it to us. Professional Call of Duty players on Twitter have attempted to explain the situation themselves (via CharlieINTEL ). Read More

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Oregon Appeals Court Rules Against Bakery's Religious Freedom Claims in Discrimination Case

Oregon Appeals Court Rules Against Bakery's Religious Freedom Claims in Discrimination Case

After the 62-page opinion was released, the state Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian celebrated the court's decision and said: "Today's ruling sends a strong signal that or remains open to all". The U.S. Department of Justice, led by Trump appointee Jeff Sessions, submitted an amicus brief in support of Phillips, arguing, "Forcing Phillips to create expression for and participate in a ceremony that violates his sincerely held religious beliefs invades his First Amendment rights". Read More

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