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Carrie Underwood, Randy Travis, more kick off CMA Awards

The 26-year-old performer surprised everyone by appearing at the show to present the final award of the night - Entertainer of the Year - to Garth Brooks. McKenna co-wrote Little Big Town's megahit "Girl Crush", earning a Grammy Award this year and last year's song of the year honour at the CMAs. Song of the Year (songwriter's award) - " Humble and Kind ", Lori McKenna (recorded by Tim McGraw).

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Beyoncé makes a stand, steals the show at the Country Music Awards

And it got us thinking, what if Queen Bey moved over to country? The singer, adorned in a white sheer gown, joined the girl band to perform her song " Daddy Lessons ", which is a nod to country music and her hometown of Houston, Texas. Swift - a country singer turned pop titan who according to Forbes magazine was the past year's highest-paid woman in music - presented the night's Entertainer of the Year award to Garth Brooks, one of the top-selling artists of all time who has returned to ...

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Karen Hardy hints she could be Strictly's new Len Goodman

An electrifying cha-cha-cha earned former Labour MP Ed Balls his highest scores from the team of judges with head judge Len Goodman calling it Balls" "best dance yet'. Clifton transformed into Batman's nemesis The Joker with Redknapp, whose husband and ex-footballer Jamie Redknapp was in the audience, playing sidekick Harley Quinn.

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Beyonce gives surprise performance at Country Music Awards

It's one of those special moments in the CMAs that pretty much gives you goosebumps and quite frankly it was one of the biggest highlights from the 50th Annual CMA. Beyonce was the stand out performer at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) on Wednesday night (02Nov16) as she joined the Dixie Chicks to perform her track Daddy Lessons .

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Farage: Don't delay Britain's exit from the EU

Jeremy Corbyn indicated that the Labour Party will not try to block Britain's departure from the European Union after a pivotal High Court ruling in London on Thursday said that Prime Minister Theresa May has to get approval from parliament to trigger Article 50.

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The 'Hamilton Mixtape' track list is here and it's loaded with stars

After years of construction, the full-circle " Hamilton Mixtape " is available for preorder Friday morning, and the star-studded track list was revealed Thursday morning. Regina Spektor and Ben Folds even got an invite! The idea for the musical was conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda seven years ago when he read a biography of the United States' first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, a man who Miranda came to believe " embodied Hip Hop ".

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Beyonce Performs 'Daddy Lessons' at the CMA with The Dixie Chicks

While accepting her award, Parton made a joke about the award's namesake, Willie Nelson, and it was hilarious. A slew of others performed on the live show including Beyonce, who sang her twangy song " Daddy Lessons " alongside the Dixie Chicks .

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars in new Doctor Strange IMAX featurette

Cumberbatch stars as "Stephen Strange ", an arrogant surgeon who draws on powers of mysticism and spirituality when his glamorous life is taken away from him after damaging his hands in a auto accident. It was also something of a passion project for Feige, who has expressed his desire to get the film off the ground for years, and who seems to have fought hard to cast his first choice Benedict Cumberbatch as unusual.

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'Islamic State' leader Baghdadi issues rare video urging troops to fight

Iraqi special forces paused their advance in an eastern district of Mosul Wednesday to clear a neighborhood of any remaining Daesh (ISIS) militants, killing eight while carrying out house-to-house clearances. The Islamic State group is fighting to hold Mosul as Iraqi forces and allied Kurdish forces advance on the city from multiple directions with USA -led coalition support.

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'Loveable Losers' no more, Cubs end World Series curse

Fan react after the Chicago Cubs won Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland . The 87-year-old comedian was alluding to the curse allegedly placed on the team during the 1945 World Series by the owner of the Billy Goat Tavern after he was told his pet goat wasn't welcome at Wrigley.

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Federal judge orders ex-NSA contractor held

Martin III of Glen Burnie, Maryland, represented a flight risk if released and said there was no doubt that the top secret information he was accused of stealing over two decades is something "this country's enemies would love to explore".

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Chelsea manager reacts to Mourinho's insults after 4 - 0 humiliation

The newspaper says that Mourinho angrily accused Conte of trying to humiliate him after whipping the Stamford Bridge crowd in to a frenzy after Kante's goal. Mourinho wouldn't disclose his comments in a post-match television interview only saying that his words "with Antonio Conte, were for him, not for you".

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Schmeichel ruled out for month

Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel earned praise from Ranieri for his last-minute save, clawing Andreas Cornelius' header away, and the Italian believes the 29-year-old keeper is one of the best in Europe. Copenhagen ended the game strongly, with Benjamin Verbic twice going close - Schmeichel and Christian Fuchs combined to keep out a goal-bound effort on 70 minutes - before Cornelius nearly struck at the death.

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Metro residents mourn for murdered Iowa officers

Within hours, police identified Greene as a suspect in the case, releasing his photographs along with information about the truck he was believed to be driving. Around 1:26 a.m. CT, officers discovered a Des Moines police officer who had been shot in his squad auto at the intersection of Merle Hay Road and Sheridan Drive in Des Moines.

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Beyonce, Dixie Chicks may have stolen the show at the 50th CMAs

Because Bey was there, and she performed her country song " Daddy Lessons ", and it was exactly as excellent as this sentence has heretofore led you to believe it would be. The CMAs have previously invited non-country artists before, as they did previous year with Justin Timberlake. At one point, Paisley called Underwood a "nasty woman", mocking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Beyonce, baseball and Dolly _ key moments at the CMA Awards

Pop superstar Beyonce helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards with a secret and boisterous performance of her song " Daddy Lessons " with the Dixie Chicks. The Dixie Chicks are no strangers to scrutiny. The band was denounced by the country music industry after member Natalie Maines said the band was "ashamed" President George W.

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Melbourne Cup winners reflect on glory

But McEvoy had long committed to Lloyd Williams he would ride Almandin in the Melbourne Cup despite a blazing run from Appleby's horses to win country cups and run second in the Caulfield Cup with Scottish. After Hartnell, Qewy was next best of the Godolphin runners in claiming fourth with Who Shot Thebarman winding up fifth. The two were clearly the best in a field which saw improved pace on last year's Melbourne Cup .

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Cubs Comeback: 'Storybook' Grand Slam Sends Series to Game 7

Cleveland was trying to win its first crown since 1948, but lost the last two games at home. "It's been a dream so far". Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman has thrown 62 pitches in three days. "Obviously, he's a special guy", Hendricks said. Just take charge and take it. "He's always locked in". Chances are, manager Terry Francona won't wait long to call in his daunting duo.

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Inside the Big Wins of the 50th CMA Awards: The Ram Report

Garth Brooks took home the night's top honor, Entertainer of the Year , bringing his career tally to five CMA EOTY wins. The recent Country Music Awards which took place on Wednesday night, the best artists and performers came out to celebrate country music.

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Whoops: Cleveland Indians fan gets '2016 Champs' tattoo before Game 7

He'll be trying to become the first pitcher since Detroit's Mickey Lolich in 1968 to win three World Series starts. The game was a battle, with the Cubs leading 5-1 at the bottom of the 5th inning. My question is why didn't he use Hector Rondon for one or two outs in Tuesday night's game? That's when the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals.

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Beyoncé reported to perform at CMA Awards

Kenny Chesney will receive the rare CMA Pinnacle Award , given to only a two other artists in the award show's history. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley return as hosts for a ninth time. "I thought, Since it's the 50th anniversary, why not kinda go back to the beginning?" A number of celebrities were in the audience and presented awards, including Matthew McConaughey , Peyton Manning, Jennifer Garner , Olivia Newton-John, Nicole Kidman , Lily Tomlin , Sharon Stone and the Final ...

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Fede Alvarez Eyed to Direct The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Sequel

The studio is set to bring The Girl In The Spider's Web to the big screen after all, based on the new Lizbeth Salander novel by David Lagercrantz . The story follows Blomkvist and Salander as they head into a world of underworld spies and cybercriminals. Sony acquired the rights for the cinematic adaptation back in 2015 and has been a top priority for the studio ever since.

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Complete list of winners at the CMA Awards

Earlier in the day, rumours began to swirl that Beyonce would take to the stage though it wasn't confirmed until the star's band was spotted backstage. Brooks said that he wanted to make sure everyone that helped make the win possible got a chance to spend time with him and hold the award for themselves.

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Megyn Kelly details alleged sexual harassment by Roger Ailes in new book

This year, a decade after her episode ended, she chose to come forward after former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson sued him. She writes that she was informed by her managing editor that she'd "captured the attention of Mr. Though the stream of sexual harassment charges against Ailes began with a lawsuit filed by former " Fox and Friends" host Gretchen Carlson , it was Kelly who is widely recognized as delivering the fatal blow to his career.

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Djokovic wins in Paris, Cilic books London ticket

He broke Murray for the first time in the fourth game with a crisp victor and then, after the second seed had pegged him back, moved ahead again for 5-3. The Austrian dropped his opening service game against Sock, setting the tone for a dismal afternoon as the American blew away the sixth seed in under an hour.

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Why Beyoncé Is Good for Country Music

Just after their performance, the Dixie Chicks' lead singer posted a amusing pic of the trio-turned-quartet backstage. Beyoncé was in Nashville yesterday and she and the Dixie Chicks surprised the crowd by tearing through a rollicking version of Lemonade's banjo-filled country jam " Daddy Lessons ".

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Vikings' Stefon Diggs active against Eagles

This week the undefeated Minnesota Vikings come into town, led by former Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford . Philadelphia is desperately in need of some home cooking as they try to recover from two consecutive losses. the kid phenom. "You just forget about what has happened in the past, and we start moving on". I know Adrian Peterson is not there, but [they have] a good run game.

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Cubs edge Indians to end 108-year Series title drought

Ross reclaimed one of those runs with a solo home run to center off the Indians' Miller in the top of the sixth inning, extending Chicago's lead 6-3. Then they got a runner on second. "Honestly, Jason Heyward called a meeting, only the players", Anthony Rizzo said to Fox Sports on the field after the game.

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LGBTQ Characters on TV Hit Record High, GLAAD Survey Finds

Of 895 series regular characters on broadcast TV, 43 (4.8 %) were identified as LGBTQ, along with an additional 28 recurring LGBTQ characters, according to GLAAD's annual "Where We Are on TV" diversity survey . Cable and streaming platforms need to include more racially diverse LGBTQ characters, the study found, with a majority of LGBTQ regular and recurring characters on each platform (72% and 71% respectively) counted as white.

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Neil Patrick Harris in Netflix's LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

It's pretty terrifying, to say the least! Netflix finally unveiled the first look of Neil Patrick Harris in "A Series of Unfortunate Events". We have shared the trailer for the TV series below! You won't be disappointed! Check out the A Series of Unfortunate Events trailer below.

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From Spokane to Game 7 starter

You could feel the difference between the two teams after Tuesday's Game 6. They might even make a movie out of it, though they'll have to write a new script. Is there anyone happier today than Bill Murray? Maddon has said time and again that his biggest headache on a day-to-day basis is figuring out the bullpen.

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Doctor Strange Director Touches on Sequel Idea

The Doors of Perception is a personal account of experimenting with the drug mescaline, and the book's cover is strongly reminiscent of Doctor Strange's mystic "third eye" and Eye of Agamotto amulet. I'm sure it's going to be a sight to behold on IMAX 3D! That said, the movie's trippy as hell: When Strange is flung into his first astral projection, it's a space odyssey of considerable visual invention.

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Garth Brooks bags top prize at CMA Awards 2016

A mix of classic and contemporary country stars kicked off the show with 12 performances to celebrate its milestone anniversary, including Randy Travis, Vince Gill, Carrie Underwood, Charley Pride and Merle Haggard's youngest son, Ben. Please don't let Garth Brooks rehash "If Tomorrow Never Comes, Does That Mean We're Vindicated For Running Up Such A Massive Debt With Runaway Entitlement Programs?" "It's no secret that this record is named after my wife, and she was both courageous and ...

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Coetzee leads way in Turkey as Willett opens with 69

Agaoglu reckons the players' decisions to pull out had echoes of the farcical Olympic Games withdrawals - also headed by McIlroy, 27 - because of fears over the Zika virus. Harrington has form in this regard. "We had our troubles in Ireland back in the 1980s and 90s", said Harrington, who hails from the Republic. Tiger Woods was also due to appear but pulled out last month because of ongoing health problems.

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Obama invites World Series champion Cubs to White House

But to his teammates and the fans in Wrigleyville, he's the heart and soul of the team. "Yeah", David Ross said when asked if this was the best Game 7 yet. floating around those bases, I just focused on the win". Back then, Theodore Roosevelt was president, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii were not yet states, and the first Ford Model T vehicle was two weeks old.


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