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Svelte " Billions " star Damian Lewis has been cast as Rob Ford , the controversial former mayor of Toronto, in the upcoming thriller " Run This Town ", according to the Hollywood Reporter . He added that he wanted to create "a sympathetic portrait" of Ford and his tumultuous time in office before he died in 2016. He publicly dealt with substance abuse issues and became a viral sensation when he was filmed dancing to reggae during a 2013 Toronto city council meeting.
  • Malaysia elections set for May 9 with short campaign period

    Malaysia elections set for May 9 with short campaign period

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    Malaysia's Election Price says it has mounted Might 9 for primary elections, that may determine scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak's political survival. The government and the Election Commission have rejected these accusations. The EC's press release announcing the official election dates on Tuesday (April 10) said the observers comprised representatives of election management bodies from the Association of South-east Asian nations, the Commonwealth, Asian and European ...
  • Seth Meyers becomes a father of two

    Seth Meyers becomes a father of two

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    The couple previously experienced a close call with their first son, two-year-old Ashe Olsen, who was born twenty minutes after their arrived at the hospital. "She laid down in our lobby and we sort of created a semi-circle around her". Meyers then called 911, explaining that over the course of the minute-long conversation, the situation evolved rapidly: "We're about to have a baby...
  • Hazard not giving up, calls for unity at Chelsea

    Hazard not giving up, calls for unity at Chelsea

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    This theme was not lost on the talismanic Eden Hazard either, whose own form has dropped off just as Chelsea's results have. "This season isn't going well, we made some mistakes and conceded a goal". We will try to do our best. Chelsea were booed off at full-time and, asked if they could still make the top four, Conte said: "I don't know". It has undoubtedly been a miserable season for the last year's Premier League Champions who also lost 3-1 to Tottenham at Stamford Bridge last ...
  • Sick of Despacito? Hackers temporarily delete YouTube's most watched video

    Sick of Despacito? Hackers temporarily delete YouTube's most watched video

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    Earlier in the day, the video's thumb image was altered and replaced with a masked gang holding guns, the Verge reports . There were also reference to " free Palestine " on other hacked videos. "We are working to reinstate all videos affected and (for) our catalogue to be restored to full working order". A Twitter account that apparently belongs to the hackers claimed the hack was "just for fun".
  • Britain's Got Talent judges are red-y for opening night

    Britain's Got Talent judges are red-y for opening night

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    So we have all the footage of their conversations where they are gossiping between auditions. We'll repeat things they've said about other people. " Ant and Dec are incredibly relatable and recognisable and the hard thing when you're well-known is that when things go awry in your life, it gets played out in public", he told the Daily Mirror.
  • Rachel McAdams 'welcomes first child with boyfriend Jamie Linden'

    Rachel McAdams 'welcomes first child with boyfriend Jamie Linden'

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    The new doting parents were apparently cooing over their newborn son and how he is a "good sleeper", according to the online outlet. Be have reached out to the 39-year-old's reps for comment. She added, "It'll depend on if I find the person I want to do that with". "Having a few [kids] would be great". "My mom is a great inspiration to me.She's a nurse and very nurturing and gentle".
  • TripAdvisor reveals nation's best airlines for 2018 travel

    TripAdvisor reveals nation's best airlines for 2018 travel

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    If you are a frequent Southwest Airlines customer, then you'll be happy to learn that the airline was named as the top North American carrier. Rounding out TripAdvisor's global top 10 were No. 1 a year ago. The winners of each award were chosen through an algorithm that combined the quantity and quality of TripAdvisor customer reviews and ratings over the 12-month period.
  • Tony Robbins asks for forgiveness about #MeToo comments

    Tony Robbins asks for forgiveness about #MeToo comments

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    Ramla noted what Robbins said , "in a nutshell", was "that women in the #MeToo movement were motivated by this same factor (to be significant)". "Let me clearly say, I agree with the goals of the #MeToo movement and its founding message of "empowerment through empathy", which makes it a handsome force for good".
  • National Basketball Association roundup: 76ers equal record winning streak

    National Basketball Association roundup: 76ers equal record winning streak

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    Thunder trying to clinch their spot with a win, Heat trying to hold No. 6. "That's what I most want to do". Philadelphia, which won just 10 games two seasons ago, hadn't won 50 games in a season since going 56-26 in 2001. Phoenix. Philadelphia plays its last game on Wednesday at home against Milwaukee, which could be the 76ers' first-round playoff opponent. The Bucks (44-37) are in sixth place in the Eastern Conference standings after Monday's home win over Orlando and Miami's home loss to ...
  • Taika Waititi: New Zealand is a great country but racist

    Taika Waititi: New Zealand is a great country but racist

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    Her comments come after Mr Waititi told United Kingdom magazine Dazed and Confused: "I think New Zealand is the best place on the planet, but it's a racist place". Devoy told Jack Tame on Breakfast this morning that said she heard similar stories everyday from Kiwis around the country. "We need to actually understand racism is an issue in New Zealand and what are we going to do about it".
  • Update On The Contract Status Of Brock Lesnar In WWE And UFC

    Update On The Contract Status Of Brock Lesnar In WWE And UFC

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    It was like the worst kind of social media pile-on, with the important difference that 78,000 bellowing hecklers were present in person. Reigning WWE Universal Champion Lesnar is reported to have a real-life altercation with the WWE boss after he got backstage following last night's main event of Wrestlemania 34 .
  • How Cardi B carved a #nofilter Instagram-meets-couture aesthetic

    How Cardi B carved a #nofilter Instagram-meets-couture aesthetic

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    As one of the headliners, she leaves a big slot for organisers to fill with just three months to go but Longitude has said that there's a "big announcement" to come. "As I got older ... you can do your own thing, but you always got to check in with your set", she said. When Cardi B was 19, she was a victim of domestic violence and turned to stripping as a means for her to make money to escape her traumatic situation.
  • Chuck McCann comic and kids television host dead at 83

    Chuck McCann comic and kids television host dead at 83

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    He died on Sunday, in Los Angeles, of congestive heart failure , according to his longtime publicist. He credited his fame to NY kids' show host Sandy Becker who gave him his big break in the mid-1950s when the two worked together. "Chuck McCanns Laurel & Hardy TV Show" (1966) was his final local TV outing, which was created by Hanna-Barbera. He worked on other kiddie shows, including Captain Kangaroo and Rootie Kazootie, before beginning his own show in the early 1960s.
  • Brooklyn Beckham Has Been Spotted Kissing Someone Who Isn't Chloë Grace Moretz

    Brooklyn Beckham Has Been Spotted Kissing Someone Who Isn't Chloë Grace Moretz

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    But two months ago he missed the show of her mother at fashion Week in NY for a date with 21-year-old Chloe Moretz. LEXI Wood is a Playboy model and star of Instagram . However, with Brooklyn living in London at the time and Moretz working in LA, the couple split due to the long distance. Neither of the pair have confirmed their romance and since it was only March 4 that Chloe posted this below image of Brooklyn, we wonder what has happened in such a short space of time? The song is ...
  • Layla Spring gets the ax in American Idol competition

    Layla Spring gets the ax in American Idol competition

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    Layla showed a more emotional side of herself with her cover of Martina McBride's "A Broken Wing", after which Richie praised the teen for not only listening to their advice, but actually following it. "You're a world-class singer", Bryan said. "Was she always so mouthy dad?" host Ryan Seacrest asked. Luke Bryan announced that "a star is born", and there was definitely more range to the vocals than ever before.
  • Some 17-year-olds eligible to vote in May 8 primary

    Some 17-year-olds eligible to vote in May 8 primary

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    Voters can now register with the Green Party before the voter registration deadline April 13 for May Primaries. But voters can still mail in paper applications. The applications are available online at votesPA.com or can be picked up at government offices, libraries and post offices. There are 11 weeks until the June primaries, and if young people register and turn out in waves this summer, we will be demonstrating our power and setting the tone for the midterms in November.
  • "Black Panther" Sinks "Titanic" On List Of Highest Grossing Films

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    The film is now third-highest grossing movie in North American history, passing legendary films like J.J Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens and James Cameron's Titanic and Avatar . Even if you have already seen Marvel's Black Panther multiple times in theatres, odds are you still want to see it seven or eight more times. Since opening on February 16, the film has made almost $1.3 billion globally.
  • 'Arrow' Adds Colton Haynes as Series Regular for Season 7

    'Arrow' Adds Colton Haynes as Series Regular for Season 7

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    Colton Haynes is returning to Arrow for season 7! Haynes made his debut in the first season, playing Roy Harper. Over the course of the series, he grew close to Thea Queen, ultimately striking up a romantic relationship with her. Strangely enough, the show's creators chose to bring him back for a few guest spots, apparently culminating in the decision to reinstate him as a full-fledged member of the cast.
  • The Simpsons References Apu Stereotype Controversy

    The Simpsons References Apu Stereotype Controversy

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    Kamau Bell also blasted the Fox cartoon. Sunday night, The Simpsons offered what is apparently its best effort at a response. As a result, Lisa thought the character lacked any kind of an "emotional journey" for any kind of satisfying arc, rendering the story pointless.
  • 'Batgirl' Movie Back On, Now With 'Bumblebee' Writer

    'Batgirl' Movie Back On, Now With 'Bumblebee' Writer

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    Unfortunately, in under a year Whedon's contributions would completely unravel. Whether or not this had any bearing on Whedon's decision's to leave the project remains to be seen. Hodson has apparently been working with Warner Bros. on the DCEU's version of Barbara Gordon for some time now. The writer has also taken a stab at the Batgirl as she has been involved on a Birds of Prey movie at Warner Bros.
  • Baby Stormi Has Brought Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Closer Together

    Baby Stormi Has Brought Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Closer Together

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    The pic was captioned with, "So happy to finally hold my lovely stormi ️". The pair has been spotted out on several dates since Stormi's birth and even took a quick trip to Miami together shortly after the baby was born. Travis Scott must have his hands full lately, juggling the life of a famous rapper and being a good father to his nine week old daughter, Stormi.
  • Paige Announces In-Ring Retirement on Raw

    Paige Announces In-Ring Retirement on Raw

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    She finally returned on the November 20 episode of Raw , introducing Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville as her sidekicks. Even though she wasn't being featured in the ring in any capacity, fans were still holding out some hope she might be cleared for a return due to there being no official announcement.
  • A Game Of Thrones Season 8 Battle Took 55 Nights To Shoot

    A Game Of Thrones Season 8 Battle Took 55 Nights To Shoot

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    If you thought you witnessed " Game of Thrones " best battle scenes in 'Battle of the. The upcoming eighth season will boast six episodes in total, the first of which is slated to premiere sometime in April 2019. A status report uncovered by the Watchers on the Wall (h/t Collider ) has confirmed that, after a torturous 55-day shoot in Northern Ireland, the Game of Thrones production team have completed "something that has never been done before".
  • Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set to begin in Pennsylvania

    Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set to begin in Pennsylvania

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    The defense hopes to use the settlement to cement a version of events in which Constand is a greedy schemer who lied to extract money from a wealthy celebrity. Judge Steven T. O'Neill interviewed the seven men and five women on the jury, as well as six alternates, after bias concerns were raised by the defense.
  • Man suffers 'thunderclap' headaches after eating world's hottest chilli

    Man suffers 'thunderclap' headaches after eating world's hottest chilli

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    Dr. Aneesh Singhal of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston was the first to describe RCVS , in 2001, in a patient who developed thunderclap headaches after eating red hot peppers . That one's yet to be confirmed by Guinness. In this case the RCVS attack was precipitated by the hot peppers. The headaches are typically termed "thunderclap headaches".
  • Why Princess Charlotte will soon change the royal history

    Why Princess Charlotte will soon change the royal history

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    HELLO!'s royal correspondent Emily Nash has recalled what it was like covering the royal births, for Prince George in July 2013 and Princess Charlotte in May 2015, and what fans can expect this time around. The previous succession act from 1701, says brothers would always come before their sisters in the line of succession to become monarch. Prince Andrew famously leaped past his older sibling, Princess Anne, making him second in line to the throne after his brother, Prince Charles, when ...
  • Ronda Rousey's WWE debut at WrestleMania 34

    Ronda Rousey's WWE debut at WrestleMania 34

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    Almost every other performer on the WrestleMania card wrestled for the first time in their professional careers in a high school gymnasium or tiny bingo hall - Rousey just did it in front of more than 70,000 fans, and it was highly entertaining.
  • Who died on The Walking Dead season 8 episode 15?

    Who died on The Walking Dead season 8 episode 15?

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    So when ousted Hilltop leader Gregory ( Xander Berkeley ) finally had his long-awaited sit-down at the Sanctuary with Simon, you knew Simon was toast. He kicks him off the line. Simon is a bit hesitant, but tries to hide it, rallying the troops to hold the Sanctuary and bring down the Hilltop. It's close, but Simon agrees despite the bad optics of leaving him unpunished for his bad intel.
  • Hamilton leads nominations at Britain's Olivier theatre awards

    Hamilton leads nominations at Britain's Olivier theatre awards

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    Jamael Westman gained a best-actor nomination in the title role, but lost out to co-star Giles Terera, who plays Hamilton's nemesis, Aaron Burr. The Oliviers will broadcast in China via iQiyi on Tuesday 10 April. Francesca Velicu won outstanding achievement in dance for her performance in the English National Ballet's production of Pina Bausch's Le Sacre du Printemps at Sadler's Wells.
  • UFC Releases High Definition Hype Video of Conor McGregor Attacking Bus

    UFC Releases High Definition Hype Video of Conor McGregor Attacking Bus

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    McGregor was taken into custody after turning himself in to the 78th precinct in Brooklyn on Thursday night , and he is due to appear in court on Friday. UFC president Dana White denounced his antics yet did not go so far as to punish him. White said that he spoke with McGregor and that McGregor apologized for hurting fighters not involved in the feud but was not sorry for his actions, saying he believed they were necessary.