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Drake becomes first ever artist to reach 10 billion streams on Spotify

On OVOSOUND Radio he talked about being a fan of Skepta, who features later on "More Life", and said he wanted to shine light on the UK Grime scene. But when that song, called " Get It Together " played during the More Life drop, Lopez's vocals were replaced by those of little known United Kingdom singer Jorja Smith .

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United Kingdom to begin Brexit process on March 29

European Union officials have previously said that a notification just before May's self-imposed end-March deadline could mean a summit in early May was the most likely timing. In the light of the guidelines provided by the European Council, the union shall negotiate and conclude an agreement with that state, setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal, taking account of the framework for its future relationship with the union.

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Ammunition recovered from five Naxals killed yesterday

So far, bodies of five Naxals have been recovered along with a cache of arms including one AK 47 and one Insas assault rifle. "Search operation by security forces is still on at the encounter site. "More recoveries could take place", added the DIG. Of the women ultras killed in the encounter, one was identified as Palle, who was active as secretary of Malangir Area Committee and member of Darbha Divisional Committee of Maoists and another as Vijje, a member of the same area committee, he ...

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Beauty and the Beast smashes records with US$170 mln debut

Beauty and the Beast is officially their most successful live-action remake, beating out 2010's Alice in Wonderland. It follows previous remakes such as Cinderella , Maleficent and last year's The Jungle Book. Also, Emma Watson is ideal as Belle, and we all want to see our fave Harry Potter star on the screen again. In China, the film grossed $3.4 million on 386 screens.

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'Beauty And The Beast' Sees $350 Million

Still, Disney was careful to hold back numerous movie's musical elements from the movie's first trailers in order not to alienate the sometimes skittish young-male audience. Beauty and the Beast is Disney's fourth live-action take on an animated classic in as many years. Beauty and the Beast was scripted by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos with music by Disney veterans Alan Menken and Tim Rice .

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Ed Sheeran doppleganger a baby girl from UK

Currently, it is a 2-year-old girl who is keeping the netizens busy. As celebrity doppelgangers go, this one is spot on - something Ed Sheeran might not be thrilled to hear. Isla's mum, Zoe, added to DevonLive: "It is completely madness". Walton apparently loves Sheeran's music and sings and dances along to it. It was when my sister Stacey put it online we got loads of comments from people.

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Ranbir Kapoor to don several looks for Dutt's Biopic

The biopic which hasn't been given a title yet also features Paresh Rawal (as Sunil Dutt), Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal and Jim Sarabh. The actor has gained close to 13kg in muscle to resemble Dutt's physique, and he has also adopted the Khalnayak actor's unique strut. Ranbir's uncanny resemblance to Sanjay Dutt from his earlier days, without a doubt, took the internet by storm and created vast anticipation.

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Bixby is Samsung's new 'intelligent interface' for smartphones and beyond

The Samsung Galaxy S8 series phones will have a dedicated Bixby button on the side of the phone for easy access. Three major features make up Bixby , including Completeness , Context Awareness , and Cognitive Tolerance . Bixby also sounds like it'll be extremely limited at first and will only work with some of Samsung's apps that come with the Galaxy S8. "For example, instead of taking multiple steps to make a call - turning on and unlocking the phone, looking for the phone ...

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Rita's will give away free Italian ices Monday

Ue the hashtag #RitasFirstDayOfSpring from March 20-March 25 to be entered into the Rita's First Day of Spring Photo Contest. Not only can you get free Rita's , but you can also get a free soft serve cone from Dairy Queen . Dairy Queen in Bel Air is at 1510 Conowingo Road. Meanwhile, Rita's in Vacaville is celebrating the kickoff to the new season with its free Italian Ice giveaway.

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Artist Bernie Wrightson has passed away

The artist reportedly spent seven years working on the art for this edition, and it has left a lasting impression. Wrightson was instrumental in creating some of the most wonderfully grim and beautifully terrifying images in comic history.

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Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found 'on foreign

The Patriots' 25-point comeback over the Falcons on February 5 gave Brady an NFL-record five Super Bowl wins as a starting quarterback. The league believes the jersey was swiped by a person acting as an global media member at the game. Brady had said that the No. 12 game-worn jersey went missing after New England's 34-28 comeback overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl in Houston.

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Trump meets Merkel for talks on thorny issues

At a news conference Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trump "reiterated" his "need for our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to pay their fair share for the cost of defense ". The response came as Trump's spokesman denied that the United States leader had refused to shake hands with Merkel, arguably the most powerful woman in world.

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North Korea's Kim 'acting very, very badly'

The North conducted two nuclear tests past year alone and didn't respect multiple resolutions or sanctions, as it continued to carry out provocations, including the launch of four ballistic missiles on March 6. However, in a recent paper published in the journal Korea Observer, weapons experts Markus Schiller and Theodore Postol wrote that the potential for North Korea to repurpose a space rocket to deliver an ICBM "does not mean that North Korea has the ability, or is likely to have the ...

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China wary of USA talk about `all options' for North Korea

Experts believe North Korea's missile technology has now reached the same level as the Soviet Union just before its implosion, or will soon reach that stage. North Korea's latest rocket engine test showed "meaningful progress" in its missile capabilities, Seoul said Monday, as the nuclear-armed state steps up its controversial weapons development programmes.

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SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft returns to Earth with Pacific Ocean splashdown

The Dragon capsule is a reusable craft. The space capsule was retrieved easily from there by a recovery team. The spacecraft left had ISS earlier in the day with the help of a robotic arm. The Dragon capsule - the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth - remained docked with the ISS for almost a month after delivering more than two tonnes of food, water and scientific equipment for NASA on February 23.

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Richard Hammond injured in Grand Tour crash in Mozambique

It is unknown whether he was wearing a helmet during the filming but co-presenter Jeremy Clarkson said he was "hurt quite badly". But asked if fellow host Hammond went to hospital, Clarkson joked: " We don't do hospitals ". "The lads are known for having a laugh on set but Richard's previous accident is fresh in their minds". Following his 2006 smash, Richard was in a coma for two weeks.

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Dame Vera Lynn to be honoured on 100th birthday

Dame Vera performed for British troops across the world during the Second World War, and often sung signature hits including "We'll Meet Again" and "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square". In the programme, Dame Vera explained that she had only tried to take singing lessons once in her career to extend her range, but that they had not gone well.

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White House to offer balanced budget plan by mid-May: Mulvaney

Trump's budget also shows the types of cuts that have always been talked about by conservatives, as arts and education will be trimmed from the Federal budget. What's certain is that the United States will face a challenge in controlling the budget for Social Security and especially major health programs. "Unfortunately, the budget does not include any proposals on mandatory spending or revenue and does not include any proposals or projections beyond 2018", the Committee for a Responsible ...

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'Sesame Street' introduces Julia, a Muppet with autism, to regular cast

When Julia first appears on the show she'll be introduced by Elmo and Abby Cadabby to Big Bird. CBS' " 60 Minutes " introduced a new " Sesame Street " Muppet named Julia, who will debut on the children's educational show next month. "So it was a very easy way to show that with a very slight accommodation, they can meet her where she is", Ferraro said. Adding Julia "means that our kids are important enough to be seen in society", Gordon tells Stahl.

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California Waiter Demands "Proof of Residency" to Serve Four Latina Women

No establishment should tolerate discriminatory actions from their employees'. "I looked at my sister and (my friend), and I said, did he really just say that?" Ken Bearden, the senior director of operations at Saint Marc , told the Washington Post the waiter had never asked such a question to anyone before and "had never received so much as a write-up".

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YouTube facing backlash for hiding LGBTQ+ content in Restricted Mode

Key words such as "gay", "trans" and " bisexual " appear to be behind the videos being blocked. According to Gizmodo , NeonFiona is far from the only LGBT vlogger experiencing this. They have since altered their filters. Regardless of "how innocent or unintentional the "hows" or "whys" are, the effects can not be ignored", she added.

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Apple paid Chance The Rapper $500000 for Coloring Book exclusive

Chance chose to disclose the information after detractors tried to discredit his claims of independence. The Grammy victor has revealed that he was paid $500,000 by Apple for a two-week exclusive deal for Coloring Book - widely regarded as one of the best albums (technically "mixtapes") of 2016.

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'Beauty & the Beast' reaps whopping $170 million in opening weekend

Another beastly flick took home the No. 2 spot: "Kong: Skull Island", the latest King Kong epic, which notched $28.9 million in its second week in theaters. " Beauty and the Beast ", featuring the songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, also got a boost from good word-of-mouth and largely good reviews. Beauty and the Beast star Josh Gad gives us some clues as to what's changed in Disney's live-action remake of the film.

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Jose Mourinho ridiculed for Man United's tactics vs Middlesbrough

Rudy Gestede's 78th minute goal precipitated an awkward last ten minutes for the visitors, but they sealed all three points with an injury time Antonio Valencia goal following a woeful blunder from former red Victor Valdes. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended and Paul Pogba ruled out by a hamstring problem, it was only the third time this season neither had featured on the team-sheet.

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Autopsy due on Orly 'terror' attacker as father blames drugs and alcohol

In the airport terminal, the attacker assaulted a patrol of three counter-terrorism soldiers, making the statement about Allah. The man and the soldier fell to the ground for a short struggle before two members of the patrol opened fire, killing the attacker.

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Disney's blockbuster formula for rebooting tales as old as time

It revisits one of the company's top animated hits with lavish technological gusto, including motion-capture technology from lead special-effects vendor Digital Domain that takes motion capture beyond even the high level of Planet of the Apes .

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Shay Mitchell Stars in an R-Rated Beauty and the Beast Parody

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens' performances as the eponymous Beauty and the Beast have received largely positive reactions from audiences and critics alike. Disney was already expecting a hit weeks before Beauty hit theaters. It took in another $38.5 million internationally for a global total of $259.2 million.

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Massive Opening Weekend For "Beauty And The Beast"

Complete with cussing, grinding, and a whole lot of shade, this parody version of Beauty and the Beast is decidedly much dirtier (and sillier) than its predecessors. The monster ape movie's domestic haul now stands at a not inconsiderable $110.1 million and $259 million worldwide. The Belko Experiment follows a group of American corporate types, who are locked in a high-rise office in Bogota, Colombia.

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Raiders may try to acquire retired Seahawk Marshawn Lynch

That means the Raiders would need to acquire him in a trade or sign him in the event he's released by the Seahawks. If Lynch does decide to come back, Kapadia believes the Seahawks will " most likely" release him. It also makes sense that the Raiders are making a play to lure Lynch out of retirement now. "If he has been thinking about this all along, it would be great".

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AIADMK, DMK members raise fisherman killing issue in Parliament

AIADMK raised the issue in the House on Thursday, while DMK leader Kanimozhi spoke on the issue in the Parliament demanding Centre's intervention into the matter. After registering a case, a marine police team led by Superintendent of Police (CSG) R. Sakthivel conducted inquiries after inspecting the boat. According to reports, it is expected that the Lanka will release more Indian fishermen on March 11 from Vavuniya and Trincomalee jail.

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The Walking Dead Won't End On A Cliffhanger This Year

After some hesitant glances to showrunner Scott Gimple, Lincoln jumped in, saying: 'I'm gonna say this now, this is how I want Rick to die. I, um, always found it hard getting close to anyone. In the Sanctuary, Eugene is someone to be taken seriously. Simon tells Gregory that he's looking for Daryl without mentioning his name. Someone else might not be so cooperative.

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Kamal Haasan's elder brother Chandrahasan passes away in London

Kamal had shared a picture of his brothers on Facebook and captioned it saying, "All Haasan boys except". The Vishwaroopam actor said that Chandrahasan was more than a brother to him and he is one of the reasons behind his good life. Kamal referred to him not as "brother" but as "father'". Chandra Haasan is the only sibling among the Haasan brothers who has never acted in a movie.

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Ryan working with more conservative lawmakers to pass health care bill

And that's one of the things we're looking at for that person in their 50s and 60s because they experience higher health care costs", the Wisconsin Republican said . Last week, Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to appease some conservatives. "Now right now, we have five or six senators that look like maybe they're not going to - I'm talking about Republicans, because we're not going to get one Democrat to vote for it".

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Baahubali 2 trailer takes the Internet by storm

Within just 48 hours of its release, the trailer of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2 has already clocked 65 million views on YouTube and counting. "At the trailer launch Rajamouli confirmed he plans to continue the franchise without wanting to "kill a golden goose" and announced the original will be re-released in India one or two weeks before the sequel for the benefit of those who missed it." in equal proportion", he said.

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Jaime Pressly's Home Burglarized Days After Kendall Jenner

The case is now being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The incident occurred just days after Kendall Jenner's Hollywood Hills home was robbed of almost $200,000 in jewelry. Editors at the gossip site report that other items may have been stolen in addition to Alanis' $2 million stash of jewellery. However Kendall has sacked her security guard following the theft, after an "univited guest" was able to join the party while she was briefly absent from the bash.


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