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Mel Brooks Says He's "Still Reeling" Over Gene Wilder's Death

Brooks recalled numerous famous stories about his relationship with Wilder. Jim Carrey said: " Gene Wilder was one of the funniest and sweetest energies ever to take a human form". "I think it's an insult", he said of the reboot. When it happens, it's still tremendous...it's a big shock... "I met him when my late wife Anne Bancroft was doing 'Mother Courage , ' a Bertolt Brecht play, and Gene was in it", Brooks began.

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A Flying Jatt 3rd Day Collection: 1st Saturday Box Office Report

Overall A Flying Jatt failed to fly in audience mind. Even for those that are suckers for superhero actioners, the film lacks the punch required to pass muster. "It's all for my kiddy fans", Tiger said. Stepping out of his comfort zone, he tackles comedy and tries something new with Jatt . Although A flying Jatt's storyline appeared to be a weak one from first look but it was most awaited because of charm of Jackie Shroff's son.

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Pirelli's starry calendar focused on acting talent, not skin

The list of actresses includes Charlotte Rampling, Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman, Lea Seydoux, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet , Julianne Moore, Robin Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Rooney Mara, Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Helen Mirren, and Zhang Ziyi.

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Linda Burney gives empowering maiden speech in Parliament

The cloak told the story of a "freshwater kid from the Riverina", whose first 10 years were spent in a time when the number of sheep in the country was counted, but not the number of Aboriginal people. "Perhaps another great act of honesty and healing will be a permanent remembering of those Frontier Wars, just down the road at our National War Memorial".

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NASA releases video of 3 hurricanes from space

On Aug. 31 at 6:50 p.m. EDT (22:50 UTC) the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite saw a shapeless Tropical Storm Madeline approaching Hawaii. On the Big Island, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park was closing some areas, including a coastal lava viewing site. Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi said Thursday that there were no reports of damages to schools.

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State Emergency Management elevates to 'OpCon 4' ahead of Hermine

That, said Gov. Rick Scott, means people need to remember these storms can be deadly. It's also becoming more organized and gaining strength, so it could make landfall near Florida's Panhandle as a weak hurricane late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

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Loud noises led to Los Angeles airport evacuation says police

There was a severe backlog of traffic coming into LAX after the closure, with as many as 23 flights, including four global, diverted to other airports and at least 68 delayed, according to CNN. About 8:45 p.m. Sunday, LAX police received a frantic 911 call about an active gunman in Terminal 8, CBS Los Angeles reported . All terminals and roads into the airport had been reopened by 11 p.m.

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Singer Chris Brown arrested for assault with deadly weapon

The star was booked and later released on $250,000 bail. Brown will make his first court appearance on September 20 at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. " Mark Geragos , Brown's attorney, posted a message on Twitter proclaiming his client's innocence, along with "#TeamBreezy", because that's the sort of thing you do when you're Chris Brown's attorney.

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Hollywood remembers the late comedy legend Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka'

His nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, said Wilder was diagnosed some years back, but kept the condition private so as not to disappoint fans. He simply couldn't bear the idea of one less smile in the world. Wilder plays accountant Leo Bloom, who is convinced by a crooked producer (played by Zero Mostel) to prove a theory that a producer can earn more money with a "flop" than a "hit".

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds share Jesus Alone video

Interviews and footage taken during the making of the project in London and France will be interwoven with a full performance of the album shot in black and white live in the studio. The first piece of music taken from the forthcoming album Skeleton Tree . Filmed in both black-and-white and colour and in 2D and 3D, Dominik's film was initially meant to be a performance-based film of the recording of " Skeleton Tree ".

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The Nigerian army says it killed the leader of Boko Haram, again

FILE - In his file image taken from video released late Friday evening, October 31, 2014, by Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau , centre, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist speaks in an unidentified place. The statement comes as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, with President Muhammadu Buhari, on a visit to discuss Islamic extremism and regional security.

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M.I.A. & Zayn Malik Team Up for 'Freedun'

She then realized the last time she was single was 2007 when she wrote her album, Kala . The singer described the song as "floaty" to Mac during an interview following the song's premiere. "It takes me out of my comfort zone, but it takes him out of his as well". M.I.A. premiered the track on BBC radio as Annie Mac's Hottest Record In The World (and it might just end up being that!) on September 1.

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Wilshere chose Bournemouth due to Howe

Others, meanwhile, have been quick to note that Wilshere is the second member of England's doomed European Championships squad to be sent out on loan to a less illustrious club. The decision surrounding his future will be his, with Bournemouth and Crystal Palace likely destinations if Wilshere chooses to stay in the Premier League.

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New Zealand warns of 'potential' tsunami threat after powerful quake

This notice was posted to New Zealand websites Friday morning. There is not thought to be a tsunami threat. The jolt lasted for nearly a minute and was felt across much of the North Island. In Auckland the Britomart train station was earlier shut down as a precaution - causing large disruption to morning commutes. A 7.1 quake has hit northeast of Gisborne, and residents have been urged to evacuate to higher ground.

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Stranger Things Renewed for Season 2

Matt also reasoned why the upcoming season will only be nine episodes, despite most other Netflix shows being more: "If it gets any longer, it gets unwieldy for us", Matt said. "We don't know about Eleven", Ross told EW. "We leave that up in the air", said Ross Duffer. It's not actually clear if El is dead, nor the monster .

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Rays rally on late HRs to beat Red Sox 4-3

The Rays lost a run in the fourth inning when Tim Beckham (two hits) failed to cross home plate before Kevin Kiermaier (three hits) was called out at second base. The Toronto Blue Jays enter the day on Wednesday sitting atop the division, but the Boston Red Sox are hot on their heels at a mere two games back and the third place Baltimore Orioles are only a game behind Boston.

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SpaceX rocket explodes before launch, Facebook satellite destroyed

NASA is evaluating a rocket explosion at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40 Thursday morning to determine if it will affect the launch of an asteroid mission next week. Smoke rises from a SpaceX launch site Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at Cape Canaveral , Fla. The company uses its Dragon capsules and Falcon 9 rockets to loft thousands of pounds of supplies to the station under a contract with NASA throughout the year.

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California Congressman says Chargers couldn't "have a player like" Kaepernick

Photos from the Mercury News show Kaepernick wearing the socks since early August. Kaepernick later explained that his movie was a protest against unfair treatment of people of color by police in America, which unsurprisingly didn't go over so well with the " love it or leave it" crowd.

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Watch Britney Spears' Carpool Karaoke

Asked who her flawless guy was, Britney replied: "I think I might not ever go to men again. or get married". Spears was more definitive when it came to talking about expanding her family - she wants three more kids, but is done with the idea of marriage.

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Happy Hogan to Return in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Variety broke the news and Marvel and studio Sony Pictures have no comment on the story. Directed by Jon Watts and starring Tom Holland , Spider-Man: Homecoming opens July 7, 2017. It's unknown how large of a role Favreau will play in the film but it's exciting that producer Kevin Feige is clearly cementing the story in the MCU.

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Leslie Jones gets celebrity support after website hack

ICE Public Affairs Officer Rachael Yong Yow said the agency does not release information related to active investigations. Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones has been subjected to a racist hack, after her website was flooded with personal photos and racist insults.

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TNT broadcaster Craig Sager undergoes 3rd marrow transplant

Sager began the transplant at about 11:30 a.m. After hearing the news that Stacy couldn't stay, Charles Barkley hopped on a flight from Phoenix to Houston to spend time with his long-time friend and co-worker at TNT, Craig. Here's wishing Sager the best in his ongoing battle, and here's hoping his struggle inspires others to donate much-needed bone marrow. Sager said he would continue to put up a fight and has been doing just that.

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Five More American Horror Story Season 6 Teasers

March in Hotel . For the sixth season, no spoilers have been revealed for " American Horror Story ". Bringing our theory together is another promo called "Anthology", which chronicles the themes of the previous five American Horror Story seasons.

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Apple tax: Tim Cook condemns 'maddening and political' European Union ruling

He told the Irish Independent newspaper that the USA tech giant had not been given preferential tax breaks in Ireland. Vestager claimed that arrangements between Ireland and Apple ensured that in 2014, Apple paid corporate tax at an effective rate of 0.005 per cent in 2014, or just €50 on every €1,000,000 in profit.

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Ariana Grande and Mac Miller Get Cuddly

Minaj and some weightlifters later joined for the sexy workout-inspired show. The two musicians were first linked in 2013 after working together on Ariana's hit The Way, for which they shared a kiss in the song's accompanying video. Romance with Mac Miller confirmed? The only place you've been able to find the video for Ariana Grande's latest song "Side By Side" for the past 24 hours is over on the official homepage of clothing brand Guess.

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Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes

That omission didn't bother Dan Stein, who leads the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a group that pushes for stricter immigration policies. "The war of words ... continued on Thursday as Peña Nieto vehemently asserted that he made the Republican Presidential nominee pay for lunch during his visit to Mexico City", wrote Andy Borowitz , the satirist.

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Ryan Lochte giving his 'DWTS' partner the eye drives Internet insane

Calvin Johnson - Former Detroit Lions wide receiver who retired after the 2015 National Football League season. The long wait is finally over and the official cast list for " Dancing with the Stars " season 23 has been finally revealed. "I'm in NY not for any big announcement, I'm in NY because my daughter is getting married and she's getting her gown finalized today", Perry said. There are some high profile throwback cast members this year, too, with the addition of Kenny "Babyface" ...

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'Step Up All In's' Trish Sie to direct 'Pitch Perfect 3'

Banks' departure was amicable and happened due to her busy schedule. Banks - who called the shots on Pitch Perfect 2 but stepped down as director of the third installment in June - announced the news herself on Twitter. Sie's film career began in 2006 with her music video " Here It Goes Again " for the band OK Go, with 2014's Step Up All In marking her feature debut.

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Willy Wonka costars pay tribute to Gene Wilder

The last film - with Wilder playing a California-born descendant of the mad scientist, insisting that his name is pronounced Frahn-ken-SHTEEN - was co-written by Brooks and Wilder and earned the pair an Oscar nod for adapted screenplay. "Please join us for this special FREE Community Movie screening as we celebrate his life and remember him together". "He was so quirky", said Ostrum.

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'Don't Breathe' shocks with $26.1M in top spot

Don't Breathe is about a group of Detroit teens who chose the wrong house to rob - that of a blind, vengeful veteran. It starred Stephen Lang, Daniel Zovatto, Jane Levy and Dylan Minnette. Sausage Party took in $7.67M for a new domestic total of $80M off of a $19M budget. The sequel to 2011's "The Mechanic" earned a better-than-expected $7.5 million its debut weekend.

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'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' teaser to release today

No comments", said the actor, who is gearing up for the release of Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on October 28. Karan Johar returns to directing after four years and looking at what he has created it will for sure be a treat for the die-hard romantics.

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Explosion at Nasa SpaceX launch site in Florida

Witnesses in the area reported feeling a shock wave in buildings several miles away and seeing a plume of smoke rising from Launch Complex 40 just after 9 a.m. That explosion claimed another high-tech victim: Microsoft HoloLens headsets destined for the International Space Station. NASA later put out a statement , saying the space agency remains confident in its commercial partners, SpaceX included.

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Church pastor tells of 'wonderful' Great British Bake Off experience

The 50-year-old showed he meant business as he put the new batch of bakers to the test with lemon drizzle cake, jaffa cakes and mirror-glazed bakes. Hollywood told the media that the judgment is going to be on basics in this series with the competition challenges being easier.

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Rio Olympics: Golfer Aditi ends campaign at 41st spot

Aditi, however, carded her first bogey for the round on the 10th, but she fired successive birdies on the 15th and the 16th to stay at the top of the leaderboard. "That's what I'm hoping to do", Ashok said. "That's what I'm hoping to do". Yeah, it's great that another Indian has done it before; it is kind of inspiring.

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Remembering Comedic Great Gene Wilder, Who Delighted Audiences For Decades

Renowned actor Peter Ostrum , who portrayed the character of Charlie opposite the famous character Willy Wonka played by Gene Wilder , mourns the death of his late friend and co-star, stating that his demise is nearly like "losing a parent".


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