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January 17, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Tara John, CNN (CNN) -- YouTube has banned users from sharing videos of dangerous pranks on its platform because of concerns about challenges that put people's lives in jeopardy. The US-based website, which is owned by Google, updated its guidelines Tuesday and said it will not allow the upload...
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"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert"
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January 16, 2019 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow. Her itinerary reflects the importance of those two...
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“The Someone New"
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January 16, 2019 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming. Writer Jill Twiss and illustrator EG Keller are collaborating on "The Someone New," HarperCollins Children's Books announced Wednesday. Scheduled for June 4, the book is a...
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Chris Hansen, former host of the television program "To Catch a Predator," was arrested Monday in his hometown of Stamford, on charges he he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.
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January 16, 2019 - 5:42 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of...
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January 16, 2019 - 4:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Boxing is about to return to the newly restored Met Philadelphia. The voice of a ring announcer hasn't bounced off the walls of the Met in nearly 65 years, but on Feb. 23, boxing will return. Live Nation Philadelphia and Hard Hitting Promotions have teamed up to...
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This image released by ABC shows, from left, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner, Anthony Anderson and Jenifer Lewis in a scene from "black-ish."
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January 16, 2019 - 11:49 am
By Terry Tang, Associated Press The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade. "Colorism," the idea that light-skinned minorities are given...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 file photo, Jason Reitman attends the 2018 Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film Honoring Hugh Jackman at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Goleta, Calif.
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January 15, 2019 - 9:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020. Reitman tweeted Tuesday night that he's "finally got the keys to...
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A professional actor from Philadelphia returned to his high-school alma-mater to talk to kids about fame versus fortune among other things.
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January 15, 2019 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A professional actor from Philadelphia returned to his high school alma mater to talk to kids about fame versus fortune, among other things. He may be best known for his recurring role on the Cosby show and or as "Seaweed" in the movie Hairspray. Actor, singer,...
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In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Alicia Keys presents the award for record of the year at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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January 15, 2019 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the Feb. 10 show for the first time. The Grammys will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Keys has won 15...
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Rachel Zegler
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January 15, 2019 - 11:23 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Take heart high school musical theater geeks as dreams do come true. High school student Rachel Zegler has been cast in the starring role of Maria in Steven Spielberg's planned "West Side Story" remake. If Zegler, 17, looks familiar, it's because she's already...
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