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Vin Diesel Salutes Paul Walker at 'Fate of the Furious' Premiere

Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto is undeniably the heart of the Fast and Furious franchise, but according to a new interview with the franchise's producer, he wasn't supposed to be in the movie to begin with. "There wasn't a day, there wasn't a scene, there wasn't a second where I didn't have Paul with me in the making of this movie". "Just like, in life, you have different philosophies and people have different fundamental philosophies on how you do things", Johnson told etonline.com.

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Let's remember the true meaning of Easter

As Moses approached the burning bush (drawn by God's Presence), so we, - who follow the Lord as His missionary disciples - we are drawn to the light and love of Christ the Lord - a burning fire; and as we are burnt with love, we long to pass on the warmth - as He did - as He does, through us.

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Utah doctor convicted of killing wife in bathtub dies

The officers tried to revive MacNeill, but he was declared dead at the facility. MacNeill, 60, was found guilty in 2014 of murdering his wife, 50-year-old Michele MacNeill, seven years earlier. Prosecutors said he forced his wife to get a face-lift and then drugged her and left her in the tub, all so he could continue a years-long affair. Martin claimed he had nothing to do with his wife's death and was at work when she died; his attorneys argued she had a heart attack and fell into the ...

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Comedian/actor Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia at age 57

Murphy's sketches on Dave Chapelle's mid-2000s Comedy Central show made him a household name a viral video star. Twitter users remembered Murphy fondly. Murphy's wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, died in 2009 after battling cervical cancer. "It happened to my children and me; you don't get used to [it] and you don't get over it".

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Hillary Clinton Discusses President Trump's Airstrikes on Syria

Segments of the interview which were posted online show Hillary offering an array of outside forces which she blames for her electoral loss previous year, from FBI Director Comey's letter to Russian interference to generalized misogyny. "I don't understand the commitment to hurt so many people that this administration, this White House, seems to be pursuing", Clinton said, pointing to the immigration ban, the slashing of US funding for the UN Population Fund, and the failed health care bill.

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Alia bhatt to play a sex-worker

After the HT Most Stylish Awards and Hello! Rajkumar Hirani and actor Ranbir Kapoor arrive to attend the 4th Edition Lokmat Maharashtrian Of The Year 2017 Awards in Mumbai on Tuesday. Ranbir , apart from the biopic, is also working with Alia Bhatt in his dear friend, Ayan Mukherji's superhero film. KRK today took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share Ranbir look.

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'Centerfold' Singer and Guitarist J. Geils Dies at 71

Sources told the local outlet that he was pronounced dead at the scene and that there was no foul play suspected. Rock fans lost another luminary on Tuesday, when John Warren Geils Jr . The band was nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the fourth time last fall but was not selected. The band's early albums were not huge sellers but they burnished their reputation with their high-energy performances, eventually releasing three concert LPs during their active days.

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O'Reilly takes break amid sponsor backlash

To catch you up on the latest in politically-related sexual harassment scandal: The New York Times recently reported that Bill O'Reilly, host of the The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News, has paid nearly $13 million in sexual harrassment settlements over the past 15 years.

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National Hockey League stars express sadness - and a dare - over Olympics ban

The International Ice Hockey Federation stepped up to cover the expenses, but the NHL anxious that funding the Olympics would have meant cuts to grassroots programs and initiatives that help grow the sport. Kasper, who represents winter sports on the International Olympic Committee executive board, added: "There might be some players who don't care what the National Hockey League says".

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Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, others sign for Outlaw Music Tour

The tour, which emphasizes local food and craft beer, was born from last September's Outlaw Music Festival, a daylong concert held in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This is the first time Milwaukee World Festival Inc., the Milwaukee-based Summerfest operator, has booked a festival within a festival. Nelson managed to rope in Nobel prize-winner Bob Dylan to headline the event.

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Spoiler alert: Greensboro's Jeff Varner eliminated from 'Survivor' in emotional episode

We didn't know what he meant and I doubt anybody could have even imagined, but pushed into a corner at tribal council, Varner felt he had no choice but to go dirty. As an LGBT ally himself, Jeff called his reveal "the worst decision of my life", and further insisted that he considers outing someone to be "assault" that "robs a strong, courageous person of their power and protection".

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Seeking to salvage ties, US and Russia agree on Syria probe

Watch live in the player above. The meeting , which lasted nearly two hours, comes after officials in Moscow initially said Putin would not meet with Tillerson during his first visit to Russian Federation, later hedging to say a sit down was possible.

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John Cleese teams up with Alison Steadman for BBC sitcom return

According to Variety , Cleese will star alongside Alison Steadman in a six-episode comedy for the network called Edith. When Edith finally agrees to go away with him, her 50-year-old son Roger scuppers plans by turning up on her doorstep with his suitcase.

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Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57

After he was discharged, he joined his superstar brother's entourage and went on to write scripts for his movies, including Vampire in Brooklyn and Norbit . Sadly, in 2009, Murphy's wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy, passed away after a battle with cervical cancer. Murphy was undergoing chemotherapy at the time of his death.

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Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich goal highlights: Ronaldo gets 100th European goal

Four-time world player of the year Ronaldo then slotted in the victor between goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's legs for the victor 13 minutes from time. "Sometimes you miss a penalty, that was not the first one, and it will not be the last one, but we can build on the first half".

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Nine Olivier prizes for Harry Potter play

Noma Dumezweni took the supporting-actress prize for playing the grown-up Hermione Granger, and Anthony Boyle was named best supporting actor as Scorpius Malfoy , son of Harry's childhood enemy Draco Malfoy. "Thank you J.K. Rowling for creating Hermione and...the privilege of being able to play Hermione is overwhelming and humbling", Dumezweni said. West End musical Groundhog Day was announced as best new musical, as well as best actor in a musical for Andy Karl.

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Veteran kills wife at California school after making threats

The estranged husband of a special education teacher who shot and killer her and one of her students before killing himself during a murder-suicide in a San Bernardino classroom Monday was alleged to be a self-proclaimed pastor, but not part of any known church.

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Coachella turned down the chance to book Kate Bush

Coachella reportedly turned down the chance to book Kate Bush . Head of WME's music division Marc Geiger makes the claim while giving an example of the negotiating process with the festival's founder Paul Tollett. For Tollett, the New Yorker article hit a sensitive spot. "She just doesn't do very many shows". For instance, when Beyonce chose to relinquish her headlining spot at the upcoming Coachella (due to her pregnancy) there was speculation that Bush might be tapped to fill ...

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Guitarist J. Geils Found Dead At 71

An investigation is underway, though no foul play is suspected. Founded in 1967, The J Geils Band released 11 studio albums, among them the U.S. chart-topping Freeze-Frame, before breaking up in 1985. And unlike The J. Geils Band , 7 of them are in Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame , so get your act together, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee. The band released twelve albums over the course of their decades-long career.

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Nuggets spoil Romo day for Mavericks, topping Dallas 109-91

It would have been interesting to see if he at least had a little game on the court. While declining to offer details, coach Rick Carlisle said in a text message Saturday that he and owner Mark Cuban "very much look forward to honoring one of Dallas' all-time best athletes and people with a very special sports experience".

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The celebrity milliner playing a key role in Pippa Middleton's wedding

Making the most of the good weather Pippa added a pair of shades to complete her outfit on Friday. Pippa and Kate's brother James , and James Matthews' three siblings could also be part of the wedding party. The wedding of Pippa Middleton takes place on May 20 and to not miss anything of the details of the ceremony, it is here that it happens. He arrived armed with what looked like wedding dress bags.

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Everything we know about Pippa Middleton's wedding (so far)

Prince George will be a page boy and Princess Charlotte will be a bridesmaid. Kate's fondness of high street brands is well documented, and she's perfectly happy to attend formal events wearing affordable styles. While she and James have been accommodating to Kate's kids, they may be less welcoming toward Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle. And apparently, this is also the reason why her future brother-in-law, Spencer Matthews, and his girlfriend, Vogue Williams, will not ...

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'Fate of the Furious' cast say Johnson/Diesel feud overblown

Nobody wants to be responsible for making The Rock's blood "legit" boil, but the actor was fuming when he infamously attacked some of his male Fast and Furious co-stars on Instagram previous year. Russell feels the public paid attention to the rumors simply because of the popularity of the eight-movie franchise. The action man was more than happy to oblige, but the timing was tight and he immediately tasked screenwriter Chris Morgan with creating a whole new character for the British ...

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G-7 ministers aim to press Russian Federation to end Assad support

While Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations , described regime change in Syria as a USA priority and inevitable, Tillerson suggested that last week's American airstrikes in retaliation for the chemical attack hadn't really changed USA priorities toward ousting Assad.

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte get starring roles at Pippa's wedding

Mark's Church in Englefield, near the Middletons' hometown of Bucklebury, England, People reports. The couple first started dating in 2012. For me, it's been way too long since the excitement of Kate Middleton's wedding to Prince William , and if you feel the same way, there's definitely some good news where the duchess' family is concerned.

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Xi stresses China's concern over N.Korea in talk with Trump

Don't look for China to help steer the two leaders off that path. In his phone call with Trump, Xi stressed that China "advocates resolving the issue through peaceful means", the foreign ministry said . Japan's Maritime Self Defence Force and the U.S. Navy could conduct helicopter landings on each other's ships, as well as communication drills, they said.

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Trump says Rice may have committed crime with unmasking requests

The president provided no evidence to back his claim. In late March, Rice said publicly that she knew "nothing" of President Trump's claims that he was wiretapped. Rice has denied any impropriety. Further, there is absolutely no evidence that Rice engaged in criminal activity by leaking names of the Trump officials she requested to unmask.

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Technical Chart Situation for Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Comcast Corp Cl A now has $175.25B valuation. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -0.64%. About shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 13.88% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.88, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 58 investors sold CMCSA shares while 518 reduced holdings.

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Vin Diesel Opens Up About Alleged Beef With The Rock

From that point forward, each new movie has grossed more than the last, culminating in the astounding $1.5 billion haul for 2015's "Furious 7". "So I'm happy that we're here in New York City, I'm happy the fans love it". I'm the first multicultural megastar in Hollywood . I personally only watched a few of the movies in the past so I could watch my girl-crush, Michelle Rodriguez, show the guys who's boss.

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Cardinals Seeking New Naming Rights Deal For Stadium

But enrollment at the University of Phoenix has dropped dramatically over the past few years, thanks in part to stricter government regulations during the Obama administration, increased public awareness of the company's questionable business and educational practices, and an improved economy.

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Tony Romo has no plans to fill out retirement paperwork

When the team came on to the floor, Romo jogged on just ahead of Dirk Nowitzki. Their record wasn't great and the fans were crying for them to tank, but the Mavericks persevered until they were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs a few weeks ago.

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Watch John Oliver Blast Trump for Defending Bill O'Reilly

The host is due to return April 24, Fox said in an e-mail. "Disturbingly, the allegations against O'Reilly are substantially similar to the claims against Ailes", the complaint said. No one has filed a complaint about O'Reilly with the company's human resources department over the more than 20 years he has been at Fox News Channel, the host said in an April 1 statement.

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Bill O'Reilly taking a break amid sponsor backlash

He explained that he often takes vacation around the start of spring. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Of the original complaints, 21st Century Fox representatives said in a statement to the Times that O'Reilly denies the "merits of these claims", however he "has resolved those he regarded as his personal responsibility".

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Legendary comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

Thanks to the host's truly touching opening monologue, you can really get a sense of what Rickles meant to Kimmel on and off screen. Especially to those of you who came here to see the show in person, because that's probably not what you came for.

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Bill O'Reilly goes on vacation amid sponsor backlash

But according to four network sources, there's talk inside Fox News that tonight's show could be his last . Fox News told reporters O'Reilly would return to hosting the show on April 24. Around this time of year, O'Reilly said on his show, "I grab some vacation, because it's spring and Easter time ". Though he declined to say where he's going, O'Reilly did specify that the trip was booked "last fall".


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