Putin says rap music should be state guided
December 18, 2018 - 8:36 am
By Kara Fox, Mary Ilyushina and Nathan Hodge, CNN (CNN) -- In Russia, a rap war is raging, but it's not between battling MCs. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has previously commended rappers for bringing societal issues into the limelight and invited a popular artist to perform at his...
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Director of "The Color Purple," Amina Robinson
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December 17, 2018 - 1:33 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — "The Color Purple" is breaking local records as the longest-running show at Theatre Horizon in Norristown. " 'The Color Purple' deals with the journey of Celie and her self-growth and love of herself living in a very difficult time in history," said Amina Robinson...
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In this May 18, 2017, file photo, Geoffrey Rush arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at the Dolby Theatre.
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December 17, 2018 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in "The Diary of a Madman" in 2010. Speaking to The New York Times , the 33-year-old said Rush danced naked in front of her in their dressing room,...
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Jeff Bridges
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December 17, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Jeff Bridges will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 76th Golden Globes. "The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is delighted to bestow the 2019 Cecil B. deMille Award on Jeff Bridges," HFPA president Meher Tatna said in a statement Monday. "Bridges'...
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Pete Davidson
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December 17, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Ralph Ellis and Tony Marco, CNN (CNN) -- New York police said they performed a "wellness check" on "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming note on Instagram on Saturday in which he said, "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore." Police officers met...
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December 16, 2018 - 2:32 pm
(CNN) -- Offset is upset. The Atlanta rapper crashed Cardi B's performance at the Rolling Loud Festival in Los Angeles Saturday night to very publicly ask his estranged wife to take him back. He came onstage with a bouquet of flowers in hand and a cake reading, "TAKE ME BACK CARDI." "I just want to...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK. A police spokesman declined to say where officers met with Ariana Grande's ex-...
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Lou Ferrigno
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December 14, 2018 - 7:22 pm
By John Bonifield, CNN (CNN) -- Nothing can stop Hulk! Lou Ferrigno is out of the hospital after a vaccine shot for pneumonia left fluid in his bicep. On Wednesday, the star of the late 1970s TV series "The Incredible Hulk" posted a photo on Twitter of himself wearing a green hospital gown with an...
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December 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
MADRID — Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The charges published Friday allege Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those...
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December 14, 2018 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards. Prince William and his wife Kate are shown outside in casual clothes, their three young children in tow. Prince Harry and Meghan chose a black and white motif that shows the...
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