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Snoop Dogg's tribute to Tupac Shakur

Fellow West Coast phenom and one of 'Pac's oldest industry friends, Snoop Dogg did the honors of inducting the platinum-selling star. It's the fact that he never shied away from it. According to the hall's website, artists are eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first recording. "When I sat down to gather my thoughts about my late and great, my homie and my brother there's one thought that kept coming back: Tupac was actually really good".

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Pearl Jam is inducted into Rock Hall

The Journey reunion was short-lived, however, as fans and attendees were disappointed Perry didn't participate in the band's set at the ceremony, which included performances of Separate Ways , Lights and Don't Stop Believin' . Pearl Jam , Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night.

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City says Pepsi used SFPD logo without permission in Kendall Jenner ad

Over two decades ago, she had her very own Pepsi commercial that caused a stir among viewers and consumers. She added, "Side Note: My Pepsi commercial was pulled 30 years ago because I was kissing a black saint!" "She loves being a model".

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Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with top USA general

Kushner was visiting Iraq at Dunford's invitation to receive briefings on the military campaign against ISIS, and planned to meet with United States and Iraqi officials. Barzani wrote on Twitter that the meeting was "productive" and said officials discussed the war against IS "and plans for the day after". The pair have been charged with leading some of the most far-reaching aspects of Trump's agenda: Ivanka has been shepherding much of the president's legislative strategy , most notably his ...

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Going in Style stars steal lightweight heist story

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. It so happens that on that fruitless visit to his oily banker, Joe had one of those life-changing experiences that you don't recognize until after the fact-the bank was robbed by a trio of masked gunmen.

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Official Tupac café gives NY some California love

Not only did Snoop's speech touch on the importance of Tupac's legacy as expected, but it was a heartfelt tribute from one friend to another over twenty years since Shakur was murdered. Snoop continued, " Pac embraced those contradictions that proved that we aren't just a character in someone else's comic book". Snoop Dogg did the honor of inducting Tupac into the Hall of Fame with a speech chronicling their relationship, including the story of Tupac passing Snoop his first blunt.

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Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert win big at 2017 ACM Awards

Miranda is up for one of the biggest awards of the night: Female Vocalist of the Year! Rhett also sang his new collaboration with Maren Morris, who won new female vocalist of the year . "I was so excited to win it a year ago, just to get it once". After their tour recap, Sam Hunt worked the crowd with " Body Like a Back Road ", walking into the audience and serenading a mystery woman.

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Hillary Clinton calls for independent investigation into Russian Federation hacks

Hillary Clinton revealed her favorite meme at the Women in the World Summit in NYC - and it involves dogs and women's health. She said: "I also hope that they will recognise we can not in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next, close America's door to them".

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BMW, Allstate pull ads from 'O'Reilly Factor' after harassment report

Hyundai in its statement said: " Hyundai now has no advertising running on 'The O'Reilly Factor .' We had upcoming advertising spots on the show but are reallocating them due to the recent and disturbing allegations". Bloom said O'Reilly had told Walsh he would recommend her for a paid contributor role on the network. But last summer's forced departure of Ailes, who has vigorously denied the charges against him, was a step into the unknown for Fox.

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Public memorial service to honor Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds

PST. Mother-daughter actresses Debbie Reynolds , left, and Carrie Fisher were honored by hundreds of fans at a memorial service in Los Angeles on Saturday. Blunt will not be performing, rather his song will be played over a photo montage to honor the famed women's lives. "Many times in our life we would have to have a tour bus take us to places just to bring the pets.

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Court rules Alabama impeachment can move forward

Mason became the Director of Communications after Bentley's inauguration. Lewis testified that Bentley asked him to break off the relationship with Mason on the governor's behalf on two separate occasions, but the governor never followed through.

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MTV awards go gender neutral

With the change, MTV appears to be following the lead of the Grammy Awards, which did away with gender-specific categories for singers, collaborations and groups back in 2011. Also new this year is the Best American Story category, which MTV says will go to a movie or series which "shows America at its best, open, and diverse".

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Advertisers Dropping From O'Reilly's Show Amid Scandal

Like Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai found the allegations "disturbing" and said they want to partner with those who share their values of inclusion and diversity. A few seemed to be walking a tightrope on whether or not to redirect their advertising dollars - O'Reilly's show is one of the most viewed on cable television.

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Snoop Dogg inducts Tupac into Rock Hall

It's the fact that he never shied away from it. "That's why when we got together we really were '2 of Amerikaz most wanted'". Alicia Keys performs a tribute to Shakur. Because we damn sure didn't. He saw me as an actor. Pac was looking out for us even after he was gone. Snoop also paid homage to Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur, telling of the night he went to her after Pac was shot in 1996 on the Las Vegas strip.

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Pence tells Netanyahu: US appreciates Israel's support for Syria strike

The US military fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at the al-Shayrat airbase in Homs province in western Syrian. Trump's decision to launch missiles at a Syrian government target marks a dramatic departure and was welcomed by the opposition, who called for further strikes.

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YouTube Go beta app launched in India

YouTube will soon offer a streaming TV service for people who don't want to pay for traditional cable. There's more detail, including a full channel lineup, over at the YouTube TV website . Granted we're still testing out the free trial membership ourselves, but one noteworthy feature is the ability to see what is playing on other channels in your dashboard, allowing you to bypass channels that are clearly in a commercial break.

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Todd Fisher finally gets to fulfil sister Carrie's dying wish

Todd Fisher, who was with his mother when she died, said they had just been talking moments earlier about Carrie . "She literally looked at me and said, "I want to go be with Carrie " and closed her eyes and went to sleep". "She had long conversations on the phone in my presence with Paul Simon with whom she was attempting to reconcile at the time of my relationship with her".

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Fan favorite superstars from NXT finally debut on Smack Down live

The Miz and Maryse had appeared in their Total Bellas cosplay, and ran down an absent Cena and Nikki. His debut on Smackdown Live however came in quite a unusual manner as fans still treated to an incredible entrance from the King of Strong Style .

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Snoop Dogg Inducts Tupac Into Rock Hall Of Fame

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder seized on the platform to issue a call to arms on climate change - saying that rising temperatures were not, in the phrasing of industry-friendly President Donald Trump, "fake news". "You put us here, we would not be here if not for you", Perry said. But from my heart I must tell you - I've been gone a long time , but you've always been in my heart.

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Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey

Among the most notable is Steve Perry , who joined the group as lead vocalist in 1977 and stayed for a decade. I want y'all to go see the movie too, All Eyez On Me . "I met someone and I feel in love with this person", he told ABC Radio. Although his pioneering disco-era band Chic didn't gain entry on its 11th ballot, esteemed songwriter, producer and musician Nile Rodgers received the rock hall's Award for Musical Excellence.

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BMW, Mercedes pull ads from O'Reilly show on Fox News

Mercedes Benz , GlaxoSmithKline , Caldwell Banker and Allstate are among the latest companies to pull ads from the show. Following a recent report by The New York Times , more than 20 companies have pulled their commercials from the "The O'Reilly Factor".

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Fans gather for public memorial for Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds

Todd said, "When Carrie died, my mother made a decision to change her plans a bit", speaking on the fact that the two died within a couple days of each other. "Fiercely funny-I know she would also like us all to laugh today". "So we bought this great tomb over at Forest Lawn (cemetery)", he said. Reynolds and Fisher, both household names in Hollywood, were extremely close and lived together in Fisher's home in Beverly Hills.

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Todd Fisher: Mom Debbie Reynolds asked for "permission" to die

Fans will bid farewell to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at a public memorial service on Saturday, three months after the actresses died. "But she literally looked at me and said, "I want to go be with Carrie" and closed her eyes and went to sleep".

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Xi superpower summit: N. Korea, trade on menu

The two-day summit between the Chinese and USA delegations is being described as positive and productive. The Heat: Xi-Trump Summit wraps up in Florida Pt 1Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Trump outraged China in December when he took the unorthodox step of accepting a phone call from the Taiwanese president. On Air Force One on the way to Florida Trump pointed to the crisis in North Korea as a top priority in the meetings with Xi.

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Fisher, Reynolds celebrated with dance and Star Wars tributes

It was a lovely exit", Todd said. Singer James Blunt will unveil a song in tribute and other performances include the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and a dance tribute from the Debbie Reynolds dance school. Fisher died just days after Christmas Day 2016 after suffering a heart attack on an airplane from London to Los Angeles. I knew Carrie for a short while.

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Watch John Cena Propose to Nikki Bella at 'WrestleMania 33'

I don't know if you have seen John Cena's fists but he has some really big hands". "The time is right", Cena said after the win in the mixed tag team match. However, Cena had been honest about the fact that he preferred not to get married and not to have children. Cena's been more of a "part time" WWE wrestler as of late and if Roman Reigns victory over The Undertaker is any indication, the writing is on the wall.

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Watch Pearl Jam's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Yes were also part of the 2017 class inducted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y, during a celebration that started with a tribute to Chuck Berry, known as the Father of Rock'n'Roll, who died last month at age 90.

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North and South Korea face off on Pyongyang football field

Xinhua reported yesterday that Mr Xi has invited Mr Trump to a state visit in China later this year, an offer it said Mr Trump accepted "with pleasure". Washington denies it has any intention of invading the North. Unlike Syria, North Korea has a means of striking back. China's response to the airstrikes was muted.

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Macon's Jason Aldean tops ACM Awards for second year in a row

Rhett also won for male vocalist of the year , beating out Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Chris Stapleton . Bryan, Bentley and Joe Walsh of the Eagles paid tribute to Chuck Berry with " Johnny B. Another artist who took the stage was Miranda Lambert . After acknowledging that fellow nominee Carrie Underwood can "sing me under the table", Lambert said, "I'm just glad to see females kicking a** these days.

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Gilbert Baker, creator of rainbow flag for gay rights, dies

The Rainbow Flag went on to become the worldwide symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender movement and is arguably one of the most recognizable symbols in the world. His story as a soldier is featured in Randy Shilts's book Conduct Unbecoming . "We are all the genders, races and ages", Baker told Steve Grzanich of WBBM Newsradio in Chicago in 2012.

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Hazard shines as Chelsea continue march towards title

The match will take place at the Vitality Stadium. Leaders Chelsea maintained their seven-point cushion over Tottenham in all the style befitting champions-elect and now need at the most 15 points from seven matches to seal the silverware.

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Victor Moses returns to provide Conte a fully fit squad

Conte struggled to replace Moses in the last two matches, with neither Cesar Azpilicueta nor Pedro being almost as assured in the position as the 26-year-old. "I am very happy to stay here, this is the most important thing". When asked whether he harbours any grudges for recalling Ake, Howe added: "We were of course disappointed to lose him because he was an integral part of our team but that's Chelsea's right".

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Kendall Jenner's Controversial Pepsi Ad - Find out Why People Are Angry

It said it was "removing the content and halting any further rollout". Sparkling water maker SodaStream (SODA) CEO condemned Pepsi on Wednesday, calling the ad the company's "second tone-deaf marketing scheme of 2017". Some critics took aim at the ad's apparent suggestion that sharing a soda with a police officer could end racial discrimination, while others - including comedian Patton Oswalt - joked about the soda's mythical life-saving qualities.

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Amid clashes, White House says no looming staff shake-up

White House communications director Michael Dubke declined to comment on the story. As President Donald Trump faces off against the Assad regime in Syria, rumblings about a broad White House staff shakeup, involving some of his top advisors, have become an distraction to his administration-and have frustrated many key White House aides who believe the "palace intrigue stories" are staining a shining moment for the president when he is defining himself as commander in chief.

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To Protest R Rating Of Transgender Film '3 Generations'

Directed by Gaby Dellal, the pic features a strong cast led by Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning and Susan Sarandon. On Thursday, TWC chose to challenge the MPAA's R-rating for the transgender family drama, which they rated "R" due to language including sexual references.


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