• Bill Cosby does first stand-up gig since 2015

    Bill Cosby does first stand-up gig since 2015

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    Reps for the 80-year-old comedian tell The Blast Cosby is returning to the stage Monday for a special performance honoring Jazz legend Tony Williams . More than 60 women have accuses the actor of sexual assault over the last five years, with the statute of limitations running out on majority. His first trial ended with a hung jury a year ago.
  • Grass fires scorch Parker County

    Grass fires scorch Parker County

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    The blaze closed all lanes of Interstates 20 and 30 from Interstate 820 in Tarrant County to FM5 in Parker County, the report said. Several people could be seen outside the Texas Pythian Home for children using tractors to try to stop the fire from spreading.
  • US Senate votes to advance bill to end gov't shutdown

    US Senate votes to advance bill to end gov't shutdown

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    The Senate action is expected to pass in the House , although House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , a California Democrat , said at a morning news conference, "There will be a large number of our members who won't support it". "I don't believe he made any commitment whatsoever and I think it would be foolhardy to believe he made a commitment", she added. But Americans didn't like seeing the government shut down in an attempt to stop Obamacare.
  • Allison Williams unpacks Time's Up at the SAG Awards

    Allison Williams unpacks Time's Up at the SAG Awards

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    Julia Louis Dreyfus received the award Best Female Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Veep . Women took center stage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with the SAG Awards featuring its first ever host, Kristen Bell and all-female presenters.
  • Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Specific' SAG Statuettes

    Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Specific' SAG Statuettes

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    Gary Oldman, who recently won his maiden Golden Globe in the Best Actor in a Drama category, for playing Winston Churchill in " Darkest Hour ", continued his winning spree at SAG . "Maybe I started something". During his acceptance of the Lifetime Achievement award at the SAG Awards, Morgan Freeman stopped his speech to call someone out and we now know that person was actress Lily Tomlin .
  • India's foreign policy does not revolve around Pakistan: Modi

    India's foreign policy does not revolve around Pakistan: Modi

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    Mr Modi is due to host a reception on Monday evening to flag off India's campaign, that includes the largest-ever corporate contingent apart from half-a-dozen ministers, the Times of India reported . According to the department of industrial policy and promotion, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to India grew 9% in 2016-17. India's soft power along with showcasing of economic prowess and investment friendly atmosphere will be making a unique combo at the 48th Annual Meet of World ...
  • Hwy 101 reopens through Santa Barbara County

    Hwy 101 reopens through Santa Barbara County

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    U.S. Highway 101 reopened Sunday after a almost two-week closure due to deadly mudslides that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said. Thanks to our crews & contractors who made it happen. "We appreciate everyone's patience as we ensure that USA 101 is safe to open". For traffic updates in Santa Barbara County, motorists may call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit our website .
  • Busy Philipps Tears Up While Remembering Heath Ledger

    Busy Philipps Tears Up While Remembering Heath Ledger

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    Heart always on his sleeve, with the most powerful charisma, strength, humour and talent. Busy Philipps , Jake Gyllenhaal and more celebrities remembered Heath Ledger - who was found dead in his NY apartment on January 2008 after an accidental overdose - on the 10th anniversary of his death.
  • Steven Spielberg Narrates New Ready Player One Trailer

    Steven Spielberg Narrates New Ready Player One Trailer

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    A new Ready Player One featurette understands that, and serves as a both an advertisement for the film, and a tribute to Spielberg. While that may be the case, there's no doubt that his influence and input plays a huge role in the inspiration for Ready Player One .