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Culture Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year
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The American Music Awards opened the night with a tribute to first responders of recent natural disasters and tragedies. Before their performance on Sunday night in Los Angeles , Jamie Foxx stood in front of a group of first responders and said that this year "tested our faith".

Culture Goa film festival to begin today
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IFFI will present the Lifetime Achievement award to Canadian director Atom Egoyan. "I look forward to attending IFFI this year". India's information and broadcasting minister Smriti Irani will be present at the inaugural function. The Country Focus on Canada will be celebrated the same day. Dhadak is the official Hindi remake of award winning Marathi film Sairat. In the worldwide competition section of IFFI 2017 , which carries a cumulative cash prize of over Rs 1 crore, 15 finest films ...

Culture How Tracee Ellis Ross is preparing to host the American Music Awards
Author: 0 How Tracee Ellis Ross is preparing to host the American Music Awards

Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross did an excellent job hosting the night, showing up in iconic outfits and having the flawless commentary. After hitting the stage in quite the elaborate outfit, Tracee broke out her vocals for some singing - and even though it wasn't as unbelievable as Diana Ross , at least she tried! Imagine Dragons won the first award of the night, for favourite pop or rock group, and singer Dan Reynolds said the U.S.

Culture 'Tumhari Sulu' Gains Very Well From Word Of Mouth
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Tumhari Sulu earned Rs 2.65 crore net approx on it's first and witnessed a good jump on its first weekend. With a positive word-of-mouth, the film may earn Rs 8 to Rs 10 crore by the end of the weekend. The movie features Vidya Balan in the role of a late night Radio jockey in Mumbai, Manav Kaul as Vidya Balan's husband and actress Neha Dhupia as Vidya's Boss.

Culture Weekend Box Office: The Silver Lining For The Weak 'Justice League' Opening
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Justice League's worldwide box office results are in. Critics praised Justice League for getting the characters "right" - particularly Batman and Superman - but denounced the film for choppy editing and the lack of a coherent narrative, something that both Batman V Superman and David Ayer's Suicide Squad were also criticized for - and it's hurting Justice League's box office hopes.

Culture Tiger Shroff Unveils Student Of The Year 2 Poster
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This is the first collaboration of Tiger Shroff with filmmaker Karan Johar in his production house Dharma Productions and this is also Punit Malhotra's first film with another actor as he had worked with Imran Khan till now. Junior Shroff is seen lying on the title Student of the Year 2 wearing a white T-Shirt, distressed jeans and military green jacket. Rumours suggest that Disha Patani or Ananya Panday are in the running.

Culture Notorious murder mastermind Charles Manson DEAD aged 83
Author: 0 Notorious murder mastermind Charles Manson DEAD aged 83

Manson and members of his "family" were convicted in the killings of actress Sharon Tate and six other people in the Los Angeles area. The murders, which took place in 1969, saw nine killed at four locations over a period of five weeks.

Culture Kelly Clarkson, P!nk Plan Opening Tribute for 1st Responders ... At 2017 AMAs
Author: 0 Kelly Clarkson, P!nk Plan Opening Tribute for 1st Responders ... At 2017 AMAs

Before opening the American Music Awards with an epic duet with P!nk , Kelly Clarkson talked to "Extra's" Renee Bargh on the red carpet, telling her Christian Sirano was responsible for her glamorous frock. Kelly made the AMAs a family night, bringing her husband as well as her daughters Savannah, 16, and River Rose, 3. Iconic entertainer Diana Ross was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award, and she received touching video messages from Barack and Michelle Obama, and Taylor Swift.

Culture American Music Awards Releases Photos Of BTS Rehearsing For Performance
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See which of tonight's trendsetters made our top ten best dressed at the 2017 AMAs , above. "I wish I could be partying with y'all", said Mars, who appeared in a video. It's happening, you guys! Selena Gomez , who had a kidney transplant this year due to her struggle with lupus, sang "Wolves" while lying on the floor in a short nightgown.

Culture Diana Ross brings entire family to American Music Awards 2017
Author: 0 Diana Ross brings entire family to American Music Awards 2017

Diana Ross had the support of her massive, handsome family at the American Music Awards on Sunday night, and for good reason. The lifetime achievement award is given to artists with significantly successful careers and large contributions to the music industry, with past recipients including Michael Jackson , Prince, Whitney Houston and Sting.

Culture New 'A Wrinkle in Time' Trailer Shows Impressive Effects, Grand Scale
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Along with her genius younger brother, Charles ( Deric McCabe ), and her classmate, Calvin ( Levi Miller ), Meg goes off on an interstellar journey - in the process finding the assistance of three peculiar astral travelers: Mrs. The upcoming blockbuster is based off the classic young adult novel of the same name written by Madeleine L'Engle, which was previously turned into a made-for-television film back in 2003.

Culture Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Jamie Foxx honor first responders at American Music Awards
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Her devoted LOVATICS were predictably ecstatic as well. And while accepting the night's first award (pop/rock duo or group), Imagine Dragons promoted "peace, love and quality for all". Bruno Mars leads this year's crop of nominations with eight total, including Artist of the Year. Host Tracee Ellis Ross used her opening monologue to salute the hundreds of women who have publicly shared their experiences with sexual harassment - a growing movement that has upended Hollywood and beyond - and ...

Culture Bill Cosby's TV father dies in New Jersey
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His death was confirmed by Jordan Strohl , a representative for The Actors Fund. Furthermore, he earned a guest performer Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Cliff Huxtable's father on The Cosby Show . Hyman may be most familiar to audiences as Grandpa Huxtable from forty-episodes during the classic 1980s series, but he was also a prodigious stage actor where he got his start.

Culture Jeffrey Tambor Quits 'Transparent' Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
Author: 0 Jeffrey Tambor Quits 'Transparent' Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

When " Transparent " debuted four years ago on Amazon with a transgender lead character, it was a special moment for TV. In the statement released to Deadline , Jeffrey said: 'I've already made clear my deep regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being aggressive, but the idea that I would deliberately harass anyone is simply and utterly untrue .

Culture Santa Claus came to town (22 photos)
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There are 15 entries in the 2017 parade that include some familiar faces like Santa Claus, The Grinch, The Disney Princesses and Harvey the HarbourCat. The parade is featuring at least 25 floats and 21 marching bands. Bloor Street West, from Ossington Avenue to Christie Street, at 8 a.m. Route: Starts at Echo Street West, turns left on Ottawa Street North, and then left on King Street before ending on Cayuga Street North.

Culture Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert to miss one week with sore knee
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His status will be updated as he goes through his rehab process. Rose has missed the last five games with the injury which he sustained on October 20. Shumpert can't seem to shake his left knee soreness this year, so hopefully the week off can help him get back on track. The Bulls won that game but lost the series, 4-2, and Rose has not been the same player since.

Culture Ed Sheeran Mumbai concert live updates
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The " Shape of You " singer is now touring with his latest album, Divide . While photographs and videos from different sources are doing rounds on social networking sites, the best perhaps is the one, wherein Sheeran has been seen shaking a leg with the popular track Badri Ki Dulhania along with host Farah Khan, Maniesh Paul and Nakuul Mehta.

Culture Passings: Mel Tillis (1932 - 2017)
Author: 0 Passings: Mel Tillis (1932 - 2017)

As a recording artist, Tillis scored during the 1970s with two dozen Top 10 hits. Throughout his more than 60-year career, the Grand Ole Opry member recorded more than 60 albums, had 35 Top 10 singles, six No. His stuttering was so pervasive and obvious when he wasn't singing, he made it a part of his act and the focus of many interviews. While serving in the Air Force from 1951 to 1955, he played in a country band called the Westerners.

Culture Chance The Rapper Performs 'Come Back Barack' On SNL, Twitter Loves It
Author: 0 Chance The Rapper Performs 'Come Back Barack' On SNL, Twitter Loves It

While hosting his debut on " Saturday Night Live " this week on November 18, Chance the Rapper performed a "Boyz II Men"-style song about missing Barack Obama , alongside his other cast members on the episode ". While donning his iconic "3" baseball cap, Chance explained that he wrote five different sketches for his first hosting gig on Saturday Night Live .

Culture Warmer Day — Sunday Morning Weather
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The coverage will be at 20-40% through early Sunday morning. Dry conditions with clearing skies will be arriving during the afternoon. Temperatures are cold in the lower 40s under partly cloudy skies. Afternoon highs will be a bit more pleasant in the mid to upper 60s through mid-week. Lows will be in the upper 30s to low 40s. Tomorrow night: Rain moves in late.

Culture Harvey Weinstein had 'hitlist' of 91 Hollywood figures aware of sex allegations
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein had 'hitlist' of 91 Hollywood figures aware of sex allegations

It was compiled early in 2017, nine months before The New York Times published its October 5 bombshell report containing multiple sexual assault accusations against Weinstein. So far, nearly 60 women have come forward with allegations of rape, harassment and inappropriate behavior against Weinstein, prompting police investigations by the NYPD, LAPD, Scotland Yard and the Beverly Hills police.

Culture Ben Affleck admires Rose McGowan for her tenacity
Author: 0 Ben Affleck admires Rose McGowan for her tenacity

The Oscar victor said that he's donating every residual check (the money actors make years later on movies that play in rerun) to the sexual assault support organization RAINN and the charity Film Independent , which supports independent filmmakers.