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  • Janet Jackson gets Rock Hall of Fame place on Brit-heavy list

    Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of seven music acts to be getting a place in music history.

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  • Rolling Stones' Keith Richards (almost) quits drinking

    Keith Richards, the hard-partying lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, has quit drinking - almost - saying he "just got fed up with it."

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  • Rolling Stones' Keith Richards (almost) quits drinking

    Keith Richards, the hard-partying lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, has quit drinking - almost - saying he "just got fed up with it."

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  • Seinfeld says the Oscars lost in the Kevin Hart controversy

    Jerry Seinfeld is weighing in on Kevin Hart's decision to step down as host of the next Academy Awards. "Kevin is in a position, because he's a brilliant comedian, to kind of decide what he wants to do," Seinfeld said in an interview for "Sunday Today with Willie Geist." "He doesn't have to step down, but he can. And when you look at that situation, well who got screwed in that deal?" Seinfeld suggested it will be hard for producers of the Oscars to find another host to replace Hart. "I think...

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  • 'Spider-Man' swings into dazzling if goofy 'Spider-Verse'

    Much like its hero, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swings wildly from place to place, in a tone that's so uneven as to initially be a trifle disorienting. Stick with it, though, and this animated feature -- distinguished by its dazzling visual palette, which creates the feel of a comic book leaping onto the screen -- proves a great deal of fun, reinforcing that animation remains the ideal medium (if not the most profitable) for superhero adaptations. Produced by, among others, the makers of...

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  • Janet Jackson gets Rock Hall of Fame place on Brit-heavy list

    Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of seven music acts to be getting a place in music history.

    IN
  • Janet Jackson gets Rock Hall of Fame place on Brit-heavy list

    Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of seven music acts to be getting a place in music history.

    in.reuters.com
  • Janet Jackson gets Rock Hall of Fame place on Brit-heavy list

    Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of seven music acts to be getting a place in music history.

    in.reuters.com
  • Janet Jackson gets Rock Hall of Fame place on Brit-heavy list

    Janet Jackson finally won her place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday when the pop singer was named as one of seven music acts to be getting a place in music history.

    U.S.
  • YouTube, under pressure for problem content, takes down 58 million videos in quarter

    YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content.

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  • 'Blurred Lines' suit ends in $5M judgment

    A five-year legal battle over the copyright of the hit song "Blurred Lines" has ended with Marvin Gaye's family being awarded a final judgment of nearly $5 million against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. The pair had been accused of copyright infringement for their 2013 single because of the similarities to Gaye's 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up." Gaye died in 1984 after being shot to death by his father, Marvin Gay Sr. (the singer added the "e" to create his stage name). Thicke and Williams...

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  • Make your Brexit mind up: EU leader's Xmas wish for May

    If Britons would just make their minds up about what they want for Brexit, the European Union will help make it happen, one EU leader said in a light-hearted tweet as a pre-Christmas summit got under way.

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  • In an African first, a cannabis expo...without cannabis

    Andre Kruger's stand at Africa's first ever cannabis exposition displayed an indoor growing tent, complete with state-of-the-art lighting imported from the United States and fittings for a high-tech hydroponic irrigation system.

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  • Twitter loved Gayle King flirting with Lenny Kravitz

    It's probably safe to say Gayle King likes Lenny Kravitz. The pair appeared Wednesday night on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," and Oprah's bff got her flirt on with the handsome musician. It all started when King made a remark about Kravitz looking "hot and sexy," while downplaying her own look. "I think you look hot and sexy as well," Kravitz said. King then replied, "Where do you live Lenny?" "Do you have to stay here or can I just stay with Lenny?" King asked Cohen. Twitter...

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  • Bad bet: 70 finches seized at U.S. airport may have been bound for gambling

    Customs agents at a New York airport have arrested a bird smuggler who had hidden 70 live finches inside multi-colored hair rollers he had brought from Guyana and may have been bound for a gambling ring, federal officials said on Thursday.

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  • Taylor Swift used facial recognition to try to ID stalkers

    Taylor Swift reportedly has no shortage of stalkers, and an expert says she used facial recognition to try and identify them. Mike Downing, chief security officer of Oak View Group, an advisory board for concert venues including Madison Square Garden in New York and the Forum in Los Angeles, told Rolling Stone magazine a special kiosk was set up at Swift's Rose Bowl show in May. He said fans were able to view rehearsal clips at the kiosk, while at the same time facial recognition technology was...

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  • Bad bet: 70 finches seized at U.S. airport may have been bound for gambling

    Customs agents at a New York airport have arrested a bird smuggler who had hidden 70 live finches inside multi-colored hair rollers he had brought from Guyana and may have been bound for a gambling ring, federal officials said on Thursday.

    in.reuters.com
  • Tied election to be broken for Arkansas candidate twice too late to vote

    A rookie city council candidate who twice showed up too late to vote in his own election in Hoxie, Arkansas - resulting in a tie set to be broken on Thursday by a game of chance - has some advice.

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  • 'Benny the Beluga' facing Christmas in the Thames far from home

    A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat.

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  • Rolling Stones' Keith Richards (almost) gives up booze

    Throughout a long and storied career in one of the most famous rock bands on the planet, Keith Richards has made no secret of his love of drink and drugs. Yet it now appears that the 74-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist has turned over something of a new leaf. After decades of legendary hedonism Richards has all but given up on boozing, he revealed during an interview with music magazine Rolling Stone published on Wednesday. "It's been about a year now," Richards said. "I pulled the plug on it....

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  • 'Benny the Beluga' facing Christmas in the Thames far from home

    A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat.

    in.reuters.com
  • 'Benny the Beluga' facing Christmas in the Thames far from home

    A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat.

    in.reuters.com
  • Muslim preacher defies conservatism to preach in Indonesia nightclubs

    Mifta'im An'am Maulana Habiburrohman is not your typical Muslim preach

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  • 'Mary Poppins' return brings world some magic, cast say

    The return of Mary Poppins to the big screen brings some much needed magic to the world in uncertain times, the cast of the new film about the beloved nanny said on Wednesday as they premiered the highly anticipated movie in London.

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