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Kevin Hart and TI teaming up for comedy TV show

They both starred in 2015's Get Hard , and Hart's rap alter ego Chocolate Droppa has a single, "Baller Alert", that features T.I. and Migos. The new show, which is being written by Everybody Hates Chris scribe Aeysha Carr , will explore the day-to-day work lives of folks who make a living in the recording studio.

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The 10 Best Quotes About Success From Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard Commencement Address

Since Zuckerberg left Harvard , Facebook has become one of the most popular websites in the world behind just Google and YouTube, according to web traffic tracker Alexa . The third way for everyone to find their objective is one Zuckerberg knows a lot about. Zuckerberg referred to this as a global community. In his speech , Zuckerberg shared a few key pieces of wisdom from the real world that the grads will soon be entering and even shared a little dating advice for the ...

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President Trump Will Withdraw US From Paris Agreement

FILE - In this October 20, 2016 file photo, Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila is seen in Brussels. President Donald Trump may abandon USA pledges to reduce carbon emissions, but global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner forms of energy.

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'Wonder Woman' director sought Lynda Carter's support

In this week's The Hollywood Reporter cover story, Jenkins spoke with senior film writer Tatiana Siegel, and though the director would not name Thor by name, she discussed exiting a big budget project, and it's fairly apparent which one she's talking about.

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Lebanon ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman film

Officials at the Lebanese economy ministry were not immediately available for comment. The first reviews for DC's Wonder Woman are out, and not everyone thinks the Amazonian princess fares well in "the world of men". So far, the ban has not been enforced and a representative of a Lebanese cinema chain is reported as saying a premiere has been planned. Controversy among Israeli and Jewish stars is not new in Lebanon.

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Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert Has a Star-Studded Lineup!

For those unable to attend, the show will be broadcast live on BBC Television, and on BBC Radio and Capital Radio Networks. Free tickets are available for those who attended the concert last week in Manchester with registration now open.

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Penguins Down Predators in Game 2

Regardless, there are still plenty of positives to take away from the team's first Stanley Cup Final game. Jake Guentzel is writing his name into Stanley Cup Playoffs lore. "Like I said, I think there's things we can do better". "There's things we could've done. all three goals in the third period were odd-man rushes". Conor Sheary spent a couple games in the press box recently, but he's heated up with a goal and an assist in the last two games.

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Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win

No wonder Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan described his team's 5-3 victory over Nashville in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final as "bizarre". -After the Washington Capitals were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs, many people thought that they'd look to trade Alex Ovechkin this off-season.

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Netflix cancels Sense8 after two seasons

The show centered on eight strangers and their physical, mental and emotional connection that allowed them to appear in places across the world. Today, the streaming service announced that the show would not be going forward with a third season.

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UK Labour chief Corbyn challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

He might have been expected to make more of May's weakness in staying away. Since then, the bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert and some policy missteps by May's party have thrown the contest into uncertainty. Will there be free trade between Britain and the bloc? All polling data agrees that Corbyn is reliant on young people to turn out and vote on June 8.

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Europe, China to remain committed to Paris Agreement regardless of US

Earlier, Trump tweeted that he will decide soon whether the United States will continue to support the agreement . "US withdrawal from the Paris Accord would not only be a setback for the prospects of halting global climate change short of the catastrophic level" but "it would also reduce U.S.

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Trump's communications director resigns

Mike Dubke confirmed his resignation as White House communications director Tuesday. But on Tuesday, the president promoted a Fox News report that was centered around claims from a single anonymous source. An anonymously sourced account that seems to put the best possible face forward for a close aide to the president - and that is wielded as a weapon against the rest of the press and championed by the president himself? Mike tendered his resignation just before the President's historic ...

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Cher Turns Back Time With Stunning Billboard Music Awards Performance

Cher thanked luck for her success as she was heralded as an icon at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. From performing at the Bellagio inside its famous fountain to being presented the top award of the night by Prince Jackson - the late Michael Jackson's son.

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Wonder Woman gets it right, finally

Gal Gadot arrives at the world premiere of " Wonder Woman " at the Pantages Theatre on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. While I appreciate the dark and moody way Christopher Nolan thoughtfully examined the human condition through his acclaimed " Batman " sequel, Jenkins has infused just as much thought and expressionism in her film, but with genuine hope and optimism at the core, which I personally prefer.

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Hillary Clinton slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

But she added they "could not have known how best to weaponise that information unless they had been guided". Hillary Clinton is quickly establishing herself as a legitimate challenge to Donald Trump for her total inability to move past November's presidential election.

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'Pirates of the Caribbean': How It Beat 'Baywatch' at the Box Office

Fans have been made to wait for a very long time for the latest addition to this franchise called Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales . Dead Men Tell No Tales' worldwide opening three-day weekend total stands at an estimated $270.6 million. The space opera added $19.9 million. While The Fate of the Furious dropped out of the top ten this week, it did make enough to become only the sixth film in history to bring in over $1 billion via the global box office.

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Ramadan: Osinbajo urges Muslims to pray for Buhari

He also said that the Federal Government now spends over 70 per cent of its revenue on salaries and overheads, a situation according to him, that makes it very hard to create more jobs in the public service. He, however, enjoined the traders and all other Nigerians to go into farming as such will help reduce the cost of food items. Osinbajo noted that although he is a clergy, he had come to know that prosperity is not tied to the frequency of prayer or fasting but hard work, and called for ...

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Former Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough dies aged 81

Barraclough made occasional appearances in Coronation Street in 1972 and 1975, playing the rather sleazy Alec Gilroy, theatrical agent to night club singer Rita Littlewood. Roy's agent confirmed his passing in a brief statement and now Julie has spoken about losing her "dearest friend". "I'm devastated", Dawson's daughter wrote on Twitter .

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Grande's Manchester Charity Concert Sells Out in Six Minutes

Along with the paid tickets, a portion of free tickets were supposed to be given to people who went to Ariana's original concert on May 22. Fans online are petitioning for Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus to perform a duet of "Don't Dream it's Over" by Crowded House during the Manchester benefit concert this Sunday (May 4th).

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Model Bella Hadid wears daring dress at Cannes Film Festival

Last year , she turned heads in a red satin gown with a thigh-high slit that proved to be tricky on the infamous red steps. Pedro Almodovar and Will Smith offered differing opinions on Netflix in a press conference on opening day at the Cannes Film Festival .

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Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There is widespread agreement on one topic the day after a bench-clearing brawl that led to a six-game suspension for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and a four-game ban for Washington slugger Bryce Harper . The single was the first hit of his big league career and he was given the ball after the game. "It doesn't matter what I say or what I do, really , I just didn't think that the judges, whoever the judges were, have ever been in the situation".

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What was Priyanka Chopra doing at a NY radio station!

There are a couple of decent action sequences and a nice running gag of insults directed at Efron's pretty-boy looks, but those are hardly reasons to make an entire movie, let alone one that's almost two hours long. "Overshadowed by [an] alpha-male chest-off, the women are given thankless, nearly interchangeable roles as love interests and swimsuit models". He even talked about our Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra , who's the underused villain of the piece and is contractually obliged to show ...

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'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

It's how that talent has been woven into two dynamic teams that owe their success as much to sharing the ball, moving on offense and prioritizing the unglamorous act of playing defense. It was the first time in National Basketball Association history that a finals rematch resulted in a sweep. Durant played well, averaging 30.6 points and shooting 55 percent but James came out on top.

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Massive crowd gathers in support of Corbyn's visit to Cambridge

Defending her absence, Mrs May said she preferred "taking questions and meeting people" on the campaign trail rather than "squabbling" with other politicians. Jeremy Corbyn will follow in the footsteps of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Rihanna by gracing the cover of music magazine NME . "Amber, have you been to a food bank?" "He's highlighting a lot of issues that are so blatantly around in society - I'm a social worker and I see a lot of stuff all the time - and he is actually trying ...

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'Forgive Me' Manchester Bomber Told Mother Before Arena Attack

Police in Tripoli on Wednesday arrested Abedi's younger brother and his father, who said he did not expect the attack. Investigators in Britain were trying to track down a jihadist network suspected of having orchestrated the attack which also wounded dozens.

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Gal Gadot almost gave up acting

Gadot also admitted she didn't know exactly what film she was auditioning for when she tried out for the " Wonder Woman " role but believes it is the ideal one for her. She said: "Being an actress is tough". Thirty two-year-old Gadot completed two years of compulsory service in the IDF, and in 2014, as the height of the Israeli incursion in Gaza, tweeted a message sending " love and prayers " to Israeli soldiers " risking their lives protecting my country against the horrific acts conducted ...

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Bob Seger to bring 'Runaway Train' tour to Pittsburgh

The second show is his already-sold-out show at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Tickets for the Mohegan Sun show go on sale June 9 while tickets for the Boston show aren't available until June 23. Tickets can be purchased at BobSeger.com and LiveNation.com. Plan your weekend with our hand-picked list of the Quad Cities' best bets for entertainment.

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Goldman Sachs' Purchase of Venezuelan "Hunger Bonds" Incites Protests

Following the bond purchase, leader of Venezuela's opposition-held National Assembly, Julio Borges , sent a letter to Goldman Sachs' president Lloyd Blankfein . Around two dozen picketed the bank's offices in NY, accusing it of propping up Nicolas Maduro through its alleged purchase of government bonds. "We agree that life there has to get better, and we made the investment in part because we believe it will", a statement released by GSAM said.

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Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner

The broad outlines of the Post's reporting was later confirmed by other outlets, including the Associated Press and New York Times . The sources stress the conversation with the president's son-in-law was focused on the US response to the crisis in Syria and other policy -related matters.

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'Wonder Woman' banned in Lebanon due to star Gal Gadot's background

The injunction reportedly comes after an earlier request from Lebanon's Ministry of Economy and Trade who took issue with the fact that Gadot served two years in the Israeli army. Gal Gadot brings honesty, warmth and charm to the role. "We don't distinguish between a good Israeli and a bad Israeli", Masri said . The overwhelming response by the industry towards the Israeli actress and Wonder Woman has made Israel proud.

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Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

But while Trump's criticism of the country in the US context may not be entirely fair, they say, his broader point has merit. "He has a lot of respect for her ( Merkel )", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said here at a daily briefing.

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Kathy Griffin loses CNN deal after photos with fake severed Trump head

Squatty Potty, a Utah-based company whose products include toilet stools and other bathroom accessories, said it was suspending an ad campaign that featured Griffin. But it was too late. "Trump bring out the worse in us all". In 2005 she was sacked from her job as an E! network red-carpet commentator after joking at the Golden Globe Awards that child actress Dakota Fanning had checked into rehab.

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50000 expected at Grande's Manchester benefit concert

All proceeds from Sunday's "One Love Manchester" concert will go to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund which was set up by the Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross. Grande sent a tweet with details of the gig, with the One Love logo featuring the bunny ears she is known for wearing. Encouraging people to not give up and fight against such things, she says, "We will not quit or operate in fear".

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British Airways mops up after tidal wave of IT problems

The computer crash had a knock-on effect on BA services around the world. What is known is that recently appointed Chief Executive - the Spanish born Alex Cruz - has simply apologised to customers for the problem and thanked them for their patience saying "I know this has been a disgusting time for customers".

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'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office; 'Baywatch' sinks

This month's box office has also been tough on almost every film except " Guardians of the Galaxy ". That was a down from 2006's Dead Man's Chest and 2007's At World's End , which debuted with $135.6 million (£105.9 million) and $114.7 million (£89.6 million), respectively.


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