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Leonard Cohen's son pays an emotional tribute to his father

The renowned Canadian singer-songwriter and poet died a week ago at his home in Los Angeles, however news of his passing was only confirmed by his family last Friday. McKinnon herself appeared to be tearing up during the performance, her voice cracking a couple times. In a " Walking Dead " spoof, Chappelle played bat-wielding psychotic Negan as well as several of his Comedy Central characters.

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Hear Leonard Cohen's Final Interview

In a previous interview with The New Yorker , Cohen said he was "ready to die". Just weeks before his death, Cohen released his 14th studio album, " You Want It Darker ". Cohen's influence spread to many artists, including a cover of "Hallelujah", by Theory of a Deadman . The Recording Academy, which honoured Cohen with a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2010, said it was "deeply saddened" by the news.

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Brightest supermoon since 1948 fills the sky

So long as the sky is clear of clouds, it should provide sky gazers with a rare treat", says the physicist. The brilliant white glow of the moon slowly transformed into a dim red, a colouring caused by Earth's atmosphere scattering sunlight into the shadow.

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Dave Chappelle Talks Trump, Black Lives in Funny, Forceful SNL Monologue

The veteran comedian, who made his highly-anticipated hosting debut Saturday, took to the stage to thunderous applause and cautioned the studio audience, "I know it's been a long time, so please be patient". "And we, the historically disenfranchised , demand that he give us one, too". Surprisingly, the loudest powder keg wasn't Chappelle, but rather Q-Tip, who at one point rapped "nigga" in such a resounding and rapid-fire manner that surely NBC now owes the FCC $1 trillion.

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Donald Trump meets US President Barack Obama; Michelle greets Melania

Trump said that Obama explained "some of the difficulties" but also "some of the really great things that have been achieved". President Obama took to the Rose Garden to assure the world that the White House would craft a successful transition for the billionaire Trump , "because we are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country".

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New White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is half-Greek

Donald Trump's new chief strategist is a former Goldman Sachs banker and Breitbart executive who has expressed repeated disdain for the Republican establishment - and was accused in court of antisemitism. "If Trump is going to try to reform the civil service so he can actually manage the federal government, that's the kind of a fight where a guy like Bannon can shape it and keep the machine focused, while Reince Priebus keeps it running", said Gingrich.

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I'm A Celebrity kicks off with terrifying plank challenge

I'm going to smuggle them in if I'm not allowed to take them". "If you push her and push her , when she goes she's a real firecracker", James explained. James is not afraid to air his opinions and will make a great guest on the spin-off show while Ola is in camp'. Also making their way into the Outback jungle are former England footballer Wayne Bridge, Olympian Sam Quek, ex EastEnders villain Larry Lamb, Diversity dancer Jordan Banjo and comedian Joel Dommett.

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Larry Lamb hasn't seen daughter for 46 years

Jungle reality show I'm A Celebrity... "Maybe I'll smash their face in when they get out". Unsurprisingly, maths whiz Carol won and said: "It would have been very embarrassing if I didn't get the closest to 60 seconds, really embarrassing".

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Check out Natalie Portman's sterling performance in this new trailer for Jackie

There are a few hints of the personal devastation she felt, as Portman says quietly, "I'm not the First Lady anymore". I lost Jack somewhere. Watching the trailer (following a very generous teaser) for the No director's anticipated film, it's hard to actually see the overarching American moroseness it depicts from beyond the context of that in which half of the country is now plunged - following the recent election.

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WWE Raw Preview - Final Hype For Survivor Series

Now that Shane has been inserted into the Men's 5-on-5 Traditional Elimination Match at Survivor Series, it should be interesting to hear what Stephanie and Mick have to say, especially since Daniel Bryan has repeatedly said that SmackDown is the brand where the management isn't interested in taking TV time away from their wrestlers.

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Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds First Date in Tribeca

So, to sum it up, fairy tales are real . Contrary to what the writers of How I Met Your Mother might believe, Ryan Reynolds just proved that good things do happen after 2 a.m. "So we were estranged". Reynolds did say, "the more Fox took away from us, the stronger we got" on the original, revealing that a running gag where Deadpool forgot his ammo bag was really there because they didn't have enough money for all those guns.

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Le Pen Says 'We Are Not Going to Welcome Any More People'

These include Geert Wilders, whose Freedom Party hopes to win the Netherlands general election next year, and Austria's Norbert Hofer, a strong contender in his country's rerun of presidential elections next month. Mr Chirac took 82 per cent of the vote in the run-off. Analysts expect other parties to again rally behind her opponent in the presidential ballot, if she does reach the run-off.

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Prince's estate 'rejects Jay's $40 million offer toward late icon's unreleased work'

Earlier this month on November 2, Universal Music Publishing Group announced it had won the bidding war to become the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince's entire song catalog - released and unreleased - effective immediately, putting to bed one of the biggest question marks regarding the legend's music since his unexpected death on April 21.

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Trump considering 'special session' to repeal Obamacare

All through the campaign Trump's tone was one of rejection, of "repeal and replace". "I like those very much", Mr. Trump said in the interview. "I support the effort to help these coal counties wherever we can, but that isn't going to replace whatever was there when we had a vibrant coal industry".

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Captive's rescue leads to break in grisly quadruple slaying

Those are in addition to the body found Friday at the site. Kohlhepp showed investigators Saturday where he says he buried two other victims on his 95-acre property near Woodruff. Guy's wife and stepson were among those killed in 2003. "He looked just like anybody else on the street, man", Lucas said. Prosecutor Barry Barnette says the woman saw her captor shoot and kill her boyfriend, who went with her for a cleaning job on the suspect's property.

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CBS orders full seasons of The Great Indoors, Man with a Plan

The series retains +89% of its KEVIN CAN WAIT viewer lead-in and +83% of its adult 18-49 rating in CBS's new Monday 8:00 PM comedy block. However it does inherit 14million viewers from the Big Bang Theory which precedes it. CBS has a packed midseason slate that includes dramas Training Day, Doubt, Ransom and the return of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders , as well as multicam comedy Superior Donuts .

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Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian Welcomes Baby Girl Dream Kardashian

ET on E! Hot new couple Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian have got the world talking about them, so here are their hottest relationship snaps. The happy couple welcomed their little girl into the world last Thursday (10.11.16) at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles , and couldn't wait to show her off to their adoring fans online.

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Georgia father guilty of murder in hot car death

Jurors found him guilty on all eight counts - malice murder, two counts of felony murder, first-degree cruelty to children, second-degree cruelty to children, sexual exploitation of children and two counts of disseminating harmful material to minors.

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Westworld renewed for second season by HBO

Westworld is the clear successor to Game of Thrones in HBO's programming schedule. "Critics and viewers alike have welcomed " Westworld " and 'Insecure , ' as well as the return of Sarah Jessica Parker to the network after 12 years with 'Divorce '".

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Clinton enlists Jay Z, Beyonce in push to attract young voters

Clinton and her campaign also used footage of Trump mouthing the F-word during a campaign speech in New Hampshire past year, adding a bleep even though Trump did not audibly say the word. The Democratic nominee for president was also in Cleveland for the big show and posed for pictures with Jay Z and Beyonce backstage before the show.

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Westworld Creators on Sunday's Big Reveal

Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) looking as ominous as ever. As with all of the hosts, Bernard's existence gets sadder the more you think about it. "He has a... sensitive disposition", he continues, showing a sentimentality reserved only for the Hosts that Ford has adopted or built as his own. At the behest of Delos, Theresa was sending it out to be stored.

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Dave Chappelle Wishes 'Internet Troll' Donald Trump Good Luck In 'SNL' Monologue

We wanted to hear more about it, so we called NPR TV critic Eric Deggans. "(Simpson) verdict", the comedian said drolly, suggesting he would take a knee like football player Colin Kaepernick and let white people figure out the election. Several of the sketches from the episode dominated the internet on Sunday, with surprise guest (and SNL graduate) Chris Rock helping out along the way.

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Donald Trump To Forgo Salary As US President

Trump replied: "As far as the salary is concerned - I won't take even one dollar". "I think I have to take by law one dollar so I'll take one dollar a year", Trump said during an interview with Lesley Stahl. Trump's statements were more measured than during the campaign, when he took a hard-line position on illegal immigration and promised to carry out mass deportations of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the US.

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I'm A Celebrity: Adam Thomas to win?

Speaking just hours before viewers saw her enter the camp, he said: "It's to be expected". The 38-year-old warned any celebs who have their eye on the former Strictly Come Dancing professional and also claimed that she also has a strong temper.

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Oprah Winfrey has change of heart about President-elect Donald Trump?

Winfrey, who was an avid supporter of Hillary Clinton, also doesn't believe that Trump's win was a repudiation of the Obama government, but rather an outcry from millions of people who felt as though their voices have not been heard. Winfrey didn't think Trump being elected was a repudiation of Obama. "Everybody can take a deep breath now! This is not one of my favorite things", he wrote, while others have condemned Oprah for ignoring Trump's controversial comments on minorities in the USA, ...

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Sanders and Warren Willing to Work with Trump

Trump ", Senator Bernie Sanders told the Associated Press on Thursday. So now, some of them vent. "Four years is a long time from now". "That is the German word for taking pleasure in someone else's misfortune". But back to other silver linings of the Trump presidential win. Bernie Sanders has said that the real "political revolution" he was calling for during his primary campaign would begin after the election.

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Melania Trump makes solo pitch for 'fantastic' husband

This was the first time Melania Trump had delivered a speech since her address at the Republican convention in July, which borrowed passages from Michelle Obama's 2008 speech. "She's somebody who is a great representative of Mr. Trump and Mr. Trump's family". In keeping with her media-shy campaign, Trump's Thursday speech lasted just about 15 minutes.

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Israel not to let Iran have military presence in Syria, Netanyahu says

The news, as reported by Haaretz on Thursday, coincided with an Israeli Cabinet minister calling for a renewal of construction of settlements in the occupied land. As for Donald Trump , he said during his political campaign that he would be "fair" in treating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They have to keep moving forward'.

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Saturday Night Live open honors Leonard Cohen

In return, the comedian said, the "historically disenfranchised" demand a chance as well. Perhaps that's why Saturday Night Live's episode last night mirrored the post-9/11 episode with their cold open: Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton , singing the late Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah".

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Skull Island Trailer Teaser

Earlier this week, we got our first proper look at the mighty beast, who's said to stand 100ft tall, while the past few days also saw the release of a new worldwide trailer - though it only featured stuff that we'd already seen. That's the exclamation made in the latest sneak peek at Kong: Skull Island. "It has its own set of rules, so we can do what we want and we really wanted to pay homage to what came before...and yet do something completely different".

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A Minute With: Amy Adams on 'Arrival,' awards and 'Disenchanted'

I think this bodes well for the director's next project, the sequel to " Blade Runner ". Before that, however, he made Arrival. Earth may well be worth saving, but " Arrival " doesn't exactly make the best case for it. But we do see the marks they make: inky circles that come directly from their tentacles. Meanwhile, the two boffins' military masters itch to do something more decisive.

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John Lewis unveils 2016 Christmas advert

Twitter early Thursday-and even sparked another retailer, supermarket Aldi, to release their own ad depicting their anticipation at the media event. "It really embraces a sense of fun and magic, reminding everyone what it feels to give the ideal gift at Christmas". As is tradition with John Lewis , the advert contains a whimsical soundtrack, this time a cover of One Day Ill Fly Away by the Vaults.

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'SNL' Reflects A Nation's Emotional Tone In Post-Election Episode

Dave Chappelle , who was the guest host, commented that the United States had elected "an internet troll" to sit in the White House. Instead, following the death of legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen this week, Kate McKinnon , plying her well-regarded Hillary Clinton impression for perhaps the last time, opened the show sitting at a piano, singing her own cover of Cohen's "Hallelujah".

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Waitrose makes a John Lewis journey with moving Christmas ad

It's that time of year again: Retailers are battling for the title of Best Christmas Advert. Tail beginning to wag, Buzz twitches with excitement as his on-screen buddy, Buster the boxer, overtakes Bridget and hurls himself onto the trampoline.

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Dave Chappelle Proves He Was the 'SNL' Host America Needed

What will "Saturday Night Live" say? Earlier in the week on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show , the actor said he was "trying to shed the Donald Trump cloak". "Why aren't people turning out for Hillary the way they did for Barack Obama?" asked another guest. "You guys aren't as full of surprises as you used to be".


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