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Journalist and TV presenter Peter Luck dead, aged 73

Close friend and journalist Mike Carlton told the ABC that Luck had lived through "long and painful" illnesses. The respected, multi-talented reporter presented or produced several current affairs shows such as Four Corners , Sunday , Today Tonight and Inside Edition .

Manson Follower Van Houten Granted Parole Again

Over two nights in August 1969, Manson's ragtag band of followers killed seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. Photo of Leslie Van Houten circa 1977 from the Herald-Examiner Collection, via the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection.

'Veep' to end after season 7

The series-which saw Louis-Dreyfus' Selina Meyer win the presidency, lose the presidency, and then doggedly try to win the presidency yet again-will reach its endpoint with a final 10 episodes next season, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

Prince William and Kate expecting third child

Rumors have been confirmed! "It's always a bit anxious to start with, but she's well", he shared. The baby isn't due until March 2018 at the earliest . Her royal highness will no longer carry out her planned engagement at the Hornsey Road children's centre in London today. The baby will also tweak the United Kingdom.

Taylor Swift Hits Number 1 on Billboard Charts & Breaks Streaming Records!

Number one in the United Kingdom for 11 weeks, and with a total of 1.8 million in sales to date, it far outstripped the sales of the summer's other big hits. As for the rest of this year's Songs of the Summer chart, Bruno Mars' "That's What I Like" was the #2 song of the summer, followed by #3 and #4, both by DJ Khaled: "I'm the One" and "Wild Thoughts", respectively.

Ellen was forbidden from discussing her lesbian relationship on her talk show

Did someone say that to you? "What's happening?" And she's like, 'I just look like a boy with long hair.' And so I just didn't say anything. The host, who answered "I Have Never" to almost ever question, disappointedly chided herself for being "such a prude".

'Supergirl' Recast: Young Kara & Alex - Season 3 Spoilers

Young Kara, originally played by Malina Weissman, will now be played by Izabela Vidovic ( The Fosters ), according to EW. Shortly after news of their casting was announced, both Vidovic and Nikkanen took to Instagram to share how excited they are to be joining the show.

Beck Shares Righteous New 'Up All Night' Video

A previous mix was featured on the soundtrack of football game FIFA 17 . The video, directed by Canada, is about a superhero teenager (Solene Rigot) facing increasingly freakish obstacles as she rescues her passed-out friend (Pedro Attenborough) at a party.

Daddy's Home 2 Gets a New Trailer

Daddy's Home 2 is written by Sean Anders and John Morris and directed by Anders. The original Daddy's Home was a surprise hit, making more than three times its original budget. This time around, the palette is expanding to include their own fathers, played by Mel Gibson and John Lithgow . In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty ( Mark Wahlberg ) and Brad ( Will Ferrell ) have joined forces to provide their kids with t he ideal Christmas.

Justin Timberlake Is On The New Foo Fighters Album

The band's new album " Concrete And Gold " is due out September 15 on RCA. Described by Grohl as a "Motorhead's version of Sgt. Pepper", the album has already spawned the singles Run and The Sky is a Neighbourhood; the latter's video was directed by the Foos frontman and features his daughters Violet and Harper.

Country music legend George Strait to participate in Texas hurricane-relief concert

George Clooney, Drake, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, Kelly Rowland, George Strait , Reese Witherspoon and others will also participate with taped or live messages or staffing phone banks.

Selena Gomez has an obsessed fan

TMZ reports that the LAPD is now investigating a situation in which a fan left a "penis-shaped bouquet" of flowers for Selena on her front doorstep. Police sources revealed they had been called by a flower shop that same day. After all, just one year ago, Selena Gomez abruptly canceled her Revival World Tour and entered into a months-long treatment program to address her mental health concerns, which included anxiety, panic attacks, and depression .

Reese Witherspoon Seemingly Disses Ex-Husband Ryan Phillippe in Interview

Witherspoon stars as Alice, a mother who has settled in Los Angeles with her young daughters after separating from her husband. Run away from a man who can't handle your ambition. Alice wants to reinvent herself as a decorator, but her father, now dead, was a director famous for movies he made 40 years ago, famous for his partnership with Lillian, and for the flirtations that ended the marriage.

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski put Brooklyn home on the market

They're not the only celebs leaving Park Slope as of late-Chloe Sevigny recently sold her co-op at 9 Prospect Park West for $2.7 million . Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have listed their Brooklyn townhouse for $8 million, just over a year after they splashed out $6 million on the plush pad.

Aishwarya, Ranbir bid Ganesha goodbye after 10 days of festive fervour

Ranbir totally rocked the Indian look. Dressed traditionally in a blue kurta pyajama, Ranbir had a red bandana tied on his forehead as he braved through the crowd with a smile. He was mobbed by fans who also wanted to see Ranbir at the visarjan . However, his next release is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt, now in the post-production stage.

Game of Thrones season 7 pirated over a BILLION times

The seventh season was the most watched cinematographic production in the world and also the most pirated one. While it's hard to measure piracy accurately, streaming in particular, piracy tracking outfit MUSO has just released some staggering numbers.

A Bad Moms Christmas has its Magic Mike moment in new trailer

The logline: " A Bad Moms Christmas follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas". But even if the first movie didn't leave you doubled over with laughter (not that that's humanly possible), there's no way you're not gonna make it through this one without spitting out your Pinot.

Chiara Ferragni è incinta, la conferma di Chi e Alfonso Signorini

A lanciare l'indiscrezione è il settimanale " Chi ", che rivela coma la blogger sarebbe al terzo mese di gravidanza . A questo punto le nozze , programmate per l'estate 2018, saranno precedute dalla nascita del primo figlio della coppia.

Martin Shkreli holding Wu-Tang album for ransom on eBay

The Brooklynite is notorious for raising the price of a life-saving drug for AIDS patients by 5,000 percent. Shkreli has entered into a war of words with the Wu Tang since purchasing the album, including one threat he made in February 2016 when he said he'd " smack Ghostface Killah right in the face ".

First look at Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody

It bodes well for the upcoming film, since it's been scrapped several times. See the first photo of Malek as Mercury - released Tuesday, on what would have been the singer's 71st birthday - above. "We're going to use Freddie as much as possible and use myself as much as possible", Malek told Entertainment Weekly ."I'm in Abbey Road [Studios] right now if that should say anything to you".

Scott Disick Reportedly Hospitalized & Placed On 5150 Psychiatric Hold

Law enforcement sources tell us the sheriffs were called because at the time Disick was being uncooperative. In addition, we have also learned that he was put on involuntary 5150 psychiatric hold following his problematic and freaky behavior.

Anna Faris, Chris Pratt split: Actress scared of publishing book 'Unqualified'

Last month, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt devastated fans across the globe when they announced their split on social media. "When I first got the book deal I thought, 'Oh, what a great adventure.' Now that it's getting closer, I feel, in a sense, that I got to always hide behind characters, and now this is me and it feels a little scary", added the star.

Roku launches ad-supported video streaming service

In addition to contributions from studios, The Roku Channel will also feature videos from American Classics, Fandor, FilmRise, Nosey, OVGuide, Popcornflix, Vidmark, and YuYu - publishers that all have their own channels on Roku as well. The Roku Channel is a new, free channel that will aggregate existing and new no-cost content in a single app. CEO Anthony Wood says in the preliminary IPO filing last week that Roku's mission "is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ...

DNA Tests Prove Woman Is Not Dali's Daughter

The Foundation said it was happy the "absurd" claim had finally been resolved. He spoke on condition of anonymity in accordance with court rules. Forensic experts removed hair, nails and two long bones in July.

Watch the first teaser for Wild West thriller "Hostiles" starring Christian Bale

He has a role in The Promise , which released a year ago, but the film was relatively unknown. The 47-year-old now has followed 2009's Crazy Heart , 2013's Out of the Furnace and 2015's Black Mass with Hostiles , which had its world premiere here at the Telluride Film Festival on Saturday.

1/2 year old Nebraska child dies after falling off cliff in Arizona

Authorities in Sedona , Arizona report a 2-and-a-half year old Nebraska child died after falling off a cliff during a family vacation. Upon arrival, the victim was located on a ledge about 65 feet below the trail they had fallen from. According to the Sedona Fire District, crews were called out to Midgley Bridge. At this time, Sedona Fire is not able to elaborate on the victim's age or the circumstances of the fall.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

Analysts have placed a $18.9 price target on AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., suggesting a 64.35% gain from recent close. About 754,528 shares traded. Credit Suisse Ag owns 320,588 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. In this case, shares are down -49.85% from $85.78, the 52-week high touched on December 12, 2016, but are collecting gains at -28.66% for the past 12 months.

Taylor Swift foils Despacito's run at breaking Billboard record

Look What You Made Me Do broke a weekly streaming record for a song by a woman with 84.4 million US streams, according to Nielsen Music. The second-biggest song was French Montana featuring Swae Lee with Unforgettable, which racked up 693,000 combined sales.

So … Who's Directing Star Wars: Episode IX Now?

Let us know how much you're looking forward to Star Wars: Episode IX by giving the film your own personal ComicBook.com User anticipation rating below. And not unlike how Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige steers that larger cinematic universe, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy now has her firm hand on navigating the visions for " Star Wars " films.

Stormzy calls Theresa May a 'paigon' during his GQ award acceptance speech

But, such is Corbyn's appeal - the Labour leader also counts fellow rappers JME and Run The Jewels among his posse. "I do wanna use this to say Theresa May is a paigon and you know what you're doing right now. I just want to thank god, thank my mum, thank my whole team. Corbyn later took to Facebook to further praise Stormzy , while the MC called the politician a "legend" on Twitter - see the posts below.

Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing James Bond franchise rights

THR believes that the involvement of Amazon and Apple indicates that more than just the series' distribution rights are at stake, claiming ownership of the entire franchise could be up for sale as well. The distribution rights are reportedly worth anywhere from $2 to $5 billion, according to THR . "In the world of Lucasfilm and Marvel, Bond feels really underdeveloped", said a source familiar with the bidding process.

U2 Debut New Track 'You're The Best Thing About Me'

The band completed the new album past year but felt, in the wake of Donald Trump's election, it did not suit the changed political and social climate. The earlier album delved into the band's influences and experiences from the late 1970s and early 1980s, while the second volume is intended as a collection of "intimate letters to places and people close to the singer's heart; family, friends, fans, himself".

Blanks To Be Fired In 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar has shared a new still from his upcoming action film Tiger Zinda Hai . This picture of expectedly Salman Khan's arms with riffle has created a buzz on the social media. The Yash Raj project is a sequel to 2012's " Ek Tha Tiger ". The team, including Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif have been feeding their fans with attractive pictures and updates from the set.

Ed Sheeran knows no one wants him back on 'Game of Thrones'

Weiss, who cast Sheeran as an unnamed Lannister soldier for the benefit of Thrones star Maisie Williams - a close friend of the singer. Ed Sheeran has no intentions of returning to " Game of Thrones " after the backlash his Season 7 cameo received .

Wantaway Diego Costa given the cold shoulder for Chelsea's European assault

After their opening day loss to Burnley, Chelsea have bounced back with wins over Spurs and Everton , and gained a comfortable enough Champions League group stage draw. "We won the league last year, so if we repeat that this year then we can say that the team is stronger". Chelsea face seven matches in 21 days but Hazard, who made his return from a broken ankle on Thursday, believes they have now have enough to get by.