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Country music legend Mel Tillis dies at 85

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Mel enjoyed decades of success, having released over 60 albums and dozens of top ten singles over the years. Tillis wrote more than 1,000 songs, with around 600 of those being recorded by major artists. In 2007, Tillis was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame by his daughter, singer Pam Tillis . Besides being a successful recording artist, Tillis performed at the Grand Ole Opry and made frequent television appearances, as well as playing small roles in movies such as Smokey ... Read More »

'The Partridge Family' actor David Cassidy hospitalised

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Susan Dey, Suzanne Crough, Brian Forster, David Cassidy , Danny Bonaduce, Shirley Jones, Dave Madden as " The Partridge Family ". A spokeswoman told the Press Association on Saturday: "He is now conscious and surrounded by family". "I was in denial", Cassidy said, "but a part of me always knew this was coming". 'I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been without any distractions. Read More »

Planet hunters discover Earth-like world that could sustain life

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However, Bonfils stressed that "it's not the only potentially habitable planet we've detect this year - just the closest one". The new planet was discovered by an worldwide team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's (ESO ) High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS ) at the La Silla Observatory in the high desert of Chile. Read More »

Salman Khan wields a gun in his Race 3 avatar

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The movie Race 3 will be stand-alone and would not be considered to start from ending of previous two films, Race and Race 2. On a related note, Salman will be seen sharing the screen space with Katrina Kaif in Tiger Zinda Hai . The third edition of the series will be directed by Remo D'Souza replacing Abbas-Mustan. Salman was seen walking away with Juhi Chawla in Deewana Mastana (1997), while Anil shook a leg with him in the song Jalwa in Wanted (2009). Read More »

Alipay logs record sales on China's Singles' Day

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Total sales at the end of 24 hours. Singles' Day now exceeds the combined sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States. "This is a big event for China , for the Chinese economy", Mr Joseph Tsai, Alibaba's co-founder and vice-chairman, said. Read More »

First official photo of the new 'Doctor Who' Jodie Whittaker

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The image gained plenty of reactions on the Doctor Who Facebook page and Twitter , with some decrying it as ugly and ridiculous, while others thought it represented the character well. Whittaker's costume is a colorful, unique outfit with suspenders , rolled up pants, boots and a large open coat . While the length of the coat echos David Tennant the 10th and the color of it, Sylvester McCoy and the 7th. Read More »

Sympathetic Gay Talese Wants to Profile Kevin Spacey

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She said Spacey bought her son "drink, after drink, after drink", and when he was drunk, Spacey stuck his hand inside her son's trousers and grabbed her son's genitals. Heather Unruh said her son, who was 18 at the time, was "star struck" during a chance encounter with Spacey at Club Car Restaurant's crowded bar in July 2016. Read More »

United Kingdom minister apologizes for unauthorized meetings with Israeli officials

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British secretary of state for global development Priti Patel has apologised for holding several secret meetings with Israeli officials during a family holiday in August, in which she discussed a number of issues, including India. Patel met Yair Lapid, the leader of one of Israel's main political parties, and made visits to several organisations where official departmental business was reportedly discussed, the BBC said . Read More »

HBO star alleges Harvey Weinstein raped her

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The Manhattan district attorney has also assigned a senior sex crimes prosecutor to the case, working in collaboration with NY police, his office confirmed. The actress's claims are very similar to ones shared by many among the more than 60 women who have come forward accusing Weinstein of assault, harassment, or rape. Read More »

HSBC reports 4.6-bln-USD profit for Q3

HSBC further noted that its Insurance and Asset Management businesses in the region had generated higher annualised new business premiums and assets under management, up 13 percent and 17 percent respectively for the first nine months of the year. Read More »

Latest Harvey Weinstein Accuser Claims He Forced Oral Sex During Her Period

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Haleyi, who was flanked by the women's rights attorney Gloria Allred on Tuesday as she described her encounter, worked in her 20s as a production assistant on a television show produced by the Weinstein Company . Weinstein "was a complete gentleman" during that follow-up meeting, she recalled. "So within those groups, definitely we shared our horror and just commitment to one another to do whatever we can to make sure that people are outed and that there is justice". Read More »

WWE TLC 2017 Rumors: 5 Last-minute rumors you have to know

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However, with Roman Reigns being pulled from TLC and being replaced by Kurt Angle, there is nearly no chance that Undertaker will appear on TLC tonight. They announced that AJ Styles would fill in for Bray against Finn Balor , while Kurt Angle will take Reigns' place and team up with Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. Read More »

Look up to see the Orionids meteor shower tonight

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The best time to view the meteor shower is between midnight and dawn on Friday or Saturday night from anywhere on Earth. Go outside about 1:30 a.m. Do I need a telescope? And what's your best chance of seeing it? Autumn's meteor displays Draconids (Oct 6 - 10) Orionids (Oct 16 - 27) Leonids (Nov 15 - 20) Geminids (Dec 7 - 17) Ursids (Dec 17 - 25). Read More »

Blac Chyna Is Suing The Entire Kardashian Family For Everything They're Worth

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As previously reported , sources connected to E! denied the allegations to TMZ , claiming that Chyna refused to be in the same room as Rob , making it impossible to shoot another season. At that point, they claim, she began to hit him, yell at him and throw things at him. Rob also claimed in the suit that it was a mutual decision by the E! Chyna allegedly asked one of the strippers to go home with them and partied with her " all night long" while the "Keeping Up With the ... Read More »

Obama picks Kehinde Wiley to paint official Presidential portrait

Though the museum has not released the specific unveiling date, the portraits will be revealed in early 2018. Obama's predecessors have preferred to sit for 90-year old portrait artist Everett Raymond Kinstler , who has painted eight United States presidents, but Obama chose to go with Kehinde . Read More »

YG Wants You to Remember He Dissed Donald Trump a Year Ago

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Eminem slammed the Republican President as "a kamikaze who will probably cause a nuclear holocaust" before criticising Mr Trump's ongoing campaign against NFL national anthem protests. Kaepernick later tweeted his thanks to the rapper. Eminem , who is by far the most successful white rapper, ends the video by demanding that his fans forswear Trump. Read More »

Twitter working on a new bookmarking feature for tweets

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Twitter is developing a way for users to save tweets for later. Twitter said: 'We want every person around the world to easily express themselves on Twitter, so we're doing something new: we're going to try out a longer limit, 280 characters, in languages impacted by cramming (which is all except Japanese, Chinese, and Korean). Read More »

The trailer for Star Wars Episode 8 is here !

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You can see the new Trailer at the bottom of this post, but before that...it's time to discuss what next is going down a long time ago in a galaxy far far away. The creature, which is inspired by puffins and is a sea bird native to Ahch-To, came into our purview in late July after Lucasfilm released a behind-the-scenes featurette for The Last Jedi . Read More »

Angelina Jolie Offered To Serve As Bait For Wanted Ugandan Warlord

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The documents, which were shared by French investigative journal Mediapart with The Sunday Times , include a series of emails from Luis Moreno Ocampo , the ICC's chief prosecutor from 2003 to 2012; Jolie's assistant; and Jolie herself. forces to take him into custody. Moreno Ocampo finished his term at the ICC in 2012, the same year that Jolie publicly called for Kony's arrest. Moreno Ocampo, who won just one ICC case in nine years, also reportedly recruited George Clooney and Sean ... Read More »

Trump smiles, winks when asked about 'calm before the storm' remark

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He also compared their death toll to that of Hurricane Katrina and said the Puerto Ricans should be "proud" only 16 of their people were killed. President Trump said , "That's so fantastic". Second-guessing Trump is one of possibly the most tricky adventures for anyone to undertake in this White House . Another added: "Just because you say Puerto Rico with a Spanish accent doesn't make you likeable". Read More »

Who is San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto?

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Trump tweeted several days after the hurricane hit Puerto Rico on September 20 that the territory is in "deep trouble", unlike the storm-battered states of Florida and Texas, which he said "are doing great". Pop star Lady Gaga suggested hat President Trump "isn't helping" Puerto Rico because it lacks electoral votes. His tweets came one day after Cruz issued an emotional plea for help, saying people are dying on the American territory and partially blaming stalled recovery efforts ... Read More »

'Venom' movie reportedly adds four-time Oscar nominee Michelle Williams

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Williams would play a district attorney and quite possibly Eddie Brock's (Hardy) love interest. Sony wouldn't comment, but sources say talks are underway. Sony's Marvel universemay just be getting a little bigger, as it was recently reported that the studio is courting Manchester by the Sea actress Michelle Williams to star in the upcoming #Marvel comics film, Venom . Read More »

Kylie Jenner Pregnant, Expecting First Child with Travis Scott

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Reps did not confirm the pregnancy, however, and did not immediately respond to The Associated Press's request for comment. The 20-year-old makeup mogul and social media star is due this February, according to People . TMZ notes that Jenner has been posting old photos of herself on Instagram, but she just posted a photo on Snapchat in which she looks. Though Jenner and Scott's relationship is still rather new, her family is definitely on board with the romance: A source told ... Read More »

Pop culture: OKC child ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer wins 'America's Got Talent'

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Another strong performance was turned in by 14-year-old singer Evie Clair , who dedicated her emotional rendition of Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World", to her father, who died of cancer earlier this month. Darci Lynne Farmer , a 12-year-old ventriloquist , brought her friends Oscar and Petunia on stage and sang The Beatles' " With a Little Help from My Friends ". Read More »

Last gasp for the Republican health care effort

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Three Arizona congressmen said Tuesday that Congress' failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act could limit what the legislative body can do on tax reform. "If you give California and NY a big chunk of money they're gonna set up a single-payer system". "They're taking care of the people who give them money, like insurance companies, and we're all just looking at our Instagram accounts, liking things, while they're voting on whether people can afford to keep their children alive or not". Read More »