Author: 0 Comedian Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia aged 57

Correction: The original version of this story misstated Charlie Murphy's role on Chappelle's Show. He also worked with his younger brother Eddie , co-writing the films Norbert and Vampire In Brooklyn. Former basketball player Magic Johnson tweeted that "I haven't seen anything as amusing as Charlie Murphy & Dave Chappelle's skits on Chappelle's Show! ", while the Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda said that Murphy's "storytelling was hilarious and unforgettable".

Arts&Culture Paris shooter had note defending ISIS
Author: 0 Paris shooter had note defending ISIS

With polling just two days away, and campaigning banned from Friday at midnight, they would have no time to recover before polls open on Sunday. On Friday, the main candidates were quick to urge tough action against Islamist terrorism but cancelled the final rallies they had planned.

Author: 0 Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to terror crime'

Sweden held a nationwide minute of silence for the victims on Monday, one Briton, a Belgian, and two Swedes, including an 11-year-old girl. "And that was exactly the kind of person Chris was as well", Ek said. Friday's attack shocked Swedes who pride themselves on their open-door policies towards migrants and refugees. The government responded by tightening border controls and curtailing some immigrant rights.

Arts&Culture Pirates tag Sabathia, Yankees in 6-3 win
Author: 0 Pirates tag Sabathia, Yankees in 6-3 win

Taillon held the Cubs to one unearned run in seven innings in his last start. Sabathia surrendered two home runs that negated an otherwise fair performance, which on most nights the offense would have overcome with a couple of blasts of their own.

Author: 0 David Letterman To Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

After Neil Young had to cancel his appearance due to illness , David Letterman stepped in to help induct Pearl Jam into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . Snoop Dogg was on hand to collect Tupac's trophy, more than two decades after he was shot dead in Las Vegas. Hey kids, do ya like the rock and roll? But a rep for the band has countered those claims, telling EW, "We have just spoken with Steve Perry's manager and he confirmed to us that he will NOT be performing tonight".

Arts&Culture Watch the full trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II
Author: 0 Watch the full trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II

Then, just before the blood red film logo appears, Luke utters the line that will send chills down the fandom's spine: "I only know one truth: It's time for the Jedi to end". You'll also be able to access the game a little earlier via EA's Origin Access service, too, which happened with both Battlefront 1 and the recent Mass Effect Andromeda, too.

Author: 0 Jimmy Butler: Jimmy Butler gets held in check vs. Boston

It's possible that the Bulls won't need Rondo in order to finish off the Celtics, considering they are back in Chicago after stealing the first two games of the first-round series. It would be plausible to suggest the Celtics were viscerally affected in Game 1 by the tragic death of Chyna Thomas , the 22-year-old younger sister of their All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas.

Arts&Culture Harry Styles hints he may play Sir Mick Jagger in film
Author: 0 Harry Styles hints he may play Sir Mick Jagger in film

Guest of Saturday Night Live on his solo debut Saturday, April 15, Harry Styles triggered a fire in his box after the show. 'There's certainly more room in the dressing room!' he joked, before adding, 'I don't feel on my own because I have such an incredible band'.

Author: 0 Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

Schumer's spokesman Matt House told reporters that the White House was trying to "hold hostage health care for millions of Americans" to make taxpayers fund the wall, which Trump said during his campaign that Mexico would pay for. But the president and his aides said they were confident that Congress would work out a deal and that there won't be any halt in government operations.

Author: 0 Voters in Indonesian Capital Choose Governor

Citigroup said in an investor note that, despite the potential for renewed protests if Purnama won, it was maintaining a Jakarta stock index target of 6,150 by the end of 2017, representing an 8 percent upside. He said that field reports from the campaign and Gerindra party officials said things were looking good for their candidate. His speech was caught on video and was edited to make it look like he was blaspheming the Quran.

Author: 0 Prince Fans Mark Anniversary of Music Superstar's Death

Paisley Park opened as a museum in October. In this April 4, 2017 photo, graffiti memorials to the late Prince mark the Riley Creek underpass which has become the new graffiti bridge near his home and studio in Chanhassen, Minn . Prince's siblings, who are on track to inherit an estate valued around $200 million, are hosting an all-night dance party in the Minneapolis suburb of Golden Valley with Dez Dickerson , Apollonia Kotero , Andre Cymone and others.

Arts&Culture 'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020
Author: 0 'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020

Previous year at CinemaCon, Cameron revealed his plans to release four sequels to \/span Avatar \/i . The first two sequels are now scheduled to debut on December 18, 2020 and December 17, 2021, with sequels three and four scheduled for December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025.

Arts&Culture Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister
Author: 0 Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister

Far from being necessary for the success of Brexit negotiations, the June 8 poll has been called because Tories believe they can capitalise on Labour's weakness under Jeremy Corbyn, the Liberal Democrat leader said . A number of Labour MPs have announced plans to step down, including Alan Johnson, a former Home Secretary, and Tom Blenkinsop, the MP for the northeast constituency of Middlesborough South, who cited "significant and irreconcilable differences with the Labour leadership".

Arts&Culture Tyga dating Justin Bieber's ex?
Author: 0 Tyga dating Justin Bieber's ex?

Just hours after he was spotted with Ozuna, Tyga dropped almost $3,000 on a Chanel purse, sparking speculation that the lavish gift was for his new girlfriend. As Heavy reported earlier, Ozuna was linked with pop singer Justin Bieber back in 2013 and 2014. And the exposure drummed up a large number of Instagram followers for Jordan.

Arts&Culture Warriors F Kevin Durant out for Game 2 against the Blazers
Author: 0 Warriors F Kevin Durant out for Game 2 against the Blazers

He achieved a career-high 23 points on 9-11 shots back in December. There's no doubt that Steph will take a sip of his own Kool-Aid before looking for a statement victory, which is what this would be for Golden State. And boy, was it contained. The Warriors move to Portland for the next two games, and even if they don't have Durant for both of them, they should be favored to complete the sweep with the way the first two have gone.

Arts&Culture Church marks Easter with helicopter egg drop
Author: 0 Church marks Easter with helicopter egg drop

The egg hunt actually featured several different hunts for different age groups, ensuring that all of the children had an equal chance to find at least one egg. "They should be able to hunt eggs, see the Easter bunny do all of these things and celebrate like the other children get to do instead of just watching", Coleen Heaton, co-founder of No Limitations Athletics, said.

Author: 0 Tears and Tattoos: Prince Fans Remember Him 1 Year Later

He planned to go home after work, have a few beers and watch " Purple Rain ". October 2016: Prince's family opened the doors of Paisley Park to tourists and fans, offering a walking tour of his studios, soundstage and nightclub and most importantly, an opportunity to meet his doves, Majesty and Divinity.

Author: 0 Things You Need to Know About Fox News Cutting Bill O'Reilly

FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, Bill O'Reilly attends The Hollywood Reporter's "35 Most Powerful People in Media" celebration in NY. Dozens of his show's advertisers fled within days, even though O'Reilly's viewership increased. The U.S. Attorney's office in NY is investigating how 21st Century Fox handled the Roger Ailes scandal. She said she was told, "You know Bill, there's nothing we can do".

Arts&Culture 'Baahubali 2...' team off to Dubai to promote film
Author: 0 'Baahubali 2...' team off to Dubai to promote film

The director, who is set to release the second part of the Bahubali franchise this month-end, had also launched a novel, The Rise of Sivagami, the first book in the Baahubali trilogy. Run Raja Run fame Sujeeth is helming the big budget movie and UV creations is producing it. Though Avanthika has an vast dislike for Bhallala Deva onscreen, Tamannaah Bhatia loves the way her " Baahubali " co-star Rana Daggubati suits up.

Author: 0 Fans remember Prince 1 year after his death

Soso is in Chanhassen for a four-day celebration of Prince's life and music that started Thursday at Paisley Park. Fans are expected to party like it's 1999 throughout the weekend at concerts and dance parties at Paisley Park and at First Avenue, where scenes from Prince's iconic movie " Purple Rain " were filmed.

Author: 0 Facebook launches Spaces VR app

Use your Facebook photos to create your virtual self, then invite your friends to join you. There's still no substitute for getting out of the house and seeing the world and you friends. You'll also find the rich variety of Facebook content at your fingertips to view with friends in VR, including 360 videos and photos that can transport you to new places.

Author: 0 The Revolution to deejay on The Current on 'Prince Day'

Search warrants and affidavits unsealed Monday reveal that before his death, Prince abused opioid pain drugs, suffered withdrawal symptoms, and got at least one opioid prescription under his bodyguard's name. The musical master was only 57-years-old when he passed away at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, leaving behind a plethora of memories, including seven Grammy Awards .

Author: 0 It's "Scarier" And "A Little Bit Darker" Than The First

The actor's statement is consistent with " Jurassic World 2 " director J.A. Bayona's previous claim that the sequel will be darker and shocking. "He's a remarkable filmmaker", Pratt said of Bayona. There are no details as of the moment as to how the leaked plot details will play out with returning characters such as Owen and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard).

Author: 0 Fans Gather at Prince's Home One Year After His Death

The pop music icon was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57 years old. Fans all over the world, and especially in Minneapolis, are paying tribute to Prince on the anniversary of his death. "I think it's going to be exploited in a way where it looks like it's about money and not about protecting the artistry, like he would have done". "He inspired me to be me, and I love him for it - and I always will", she said, choking up.

Author: 0 Infinity War and Avengers 4 Are Being Shot Separately

Marvel President Kevin Feige had spoken with journalists at the Marvel Studios headquarters earlier this week (via Comicbook ) and revealed that the studio has no intention of offering a film itinerary announcement for Phase 4 of the MCU.

Arts&Culture Prince Remembered Throughout Minneapolis on Anniversary of His Death
Author: 0 Prince Remembered Throughout Minneapolis on Anniversary of His Death

At Paisley Park a number of shows are taking place from artists including his own bands The Revolution, and the New Power Generation, as well as Morris Day and the Time. Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Friday as " Prince Day" across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend, who died April 21st of a year ago of an accidental painkiller overdose.

Arts&Culture Palace duo Tomkins and Remy return for Liverpool trip
Author: 0 Palace duo Tomkins and Remy return for Liverpool trip

Still just 24 years old, Zaha has been linked with both Tottenham Hotspur and Red Bull Leipzig in recent months and Crystal Palace may have a fight on their hands to keep him in the summer. "Obviously Mama can't play, so it's important that James (Tomkins) is back". That's four key players there. The Serbia worldwide, who joined Jeffrey Schlupp and Patrick van Aanholt as three permanent arrivals in that month, has helped the club move away from relegation trouble and all but secure their top ...

Author: 0 Tupac, Joan Baez and Pearl Jam enter Hall of Fame

Seattle rockers Pearl Jam , the late rapper Tupac Shakur and 1970s hitmaking band Journey were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night. The duo has been involved with album covers and posters for Pearl Jam since the band got their start in the early 1990s. "Never take the opportunity for live music for granted and that's the message I can bring you folks tonight", he said.

Author: 0 New York Becomes First State To Offer Free Tuition At Public Universities

The cap for eligibility will be raised to $110,000 in 2018 and to $125,000 in 2019. This tuition break will only cover tuition, students will still be responsible for text books, room and board and other additional costs. It's estimated 80 percent of New York State's families with college-age kids could benefit from the program. NY is the first state to offer free four-year tuition.

Arts&Culture Fox dumps embattled host over harassment allegations
Author: 0 Fox dumps embattled host over harassment allegations

Both Fox and O'Reilly confirmed O'Reilly's departure from the network earlier Wednesday. O'Reilly said he would look back on his time at Fox "with great pride in the unprecedented success" achieved and with "deepest gratitude" to his "dedicated viewers".

Arts&Culture Bill O'Reilly's lawyers argued left-wing conspirators plotted to destroy him
Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly's lawyers argued left-wing conspirators plotted to destroy him

Attorney has subpoenaed one of his other clients. The book was dedicated, as Colbert noted , to the women in O'Reilly's life. The panelists are familiar to Fox viewers, and O'Reilly protege Jesse Watters is being added to the mix. "Everything that we said in our statement is all you need to know". According to Politico's Joe Pompeo who saw an April 18 email exchange between O'Reilly and his representatives, O'Reilly is said to have wrote, "If we show to Fox tomorrow, word will get out and ...

Author: 0 UK's Labour vows to take on 'cosy cartel' that protects wealthy

He continued efforts to shift the focus of the campaign away from Theresa May's call for voters to give her a Brexit negotiating mandate and on to Labour's aim of tackling inequality. Playing to simmering public anger about stagnant wages and businesses that pay low taxes, Corbyn said he would scrap planned cuts to corporation tax and reverse tax breaks for wealthy individuals.

Author: 0 Watch Pearl Jam's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

And they were going to destroy the stage at the Barclays Center like no one else. Back in January, it was revealed that Neil Young had been selected to officially induct grunge icons Pearl Jam into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .

Author: 0 Royals open up about Diana's death

Kate , who sat beside her husband in the DJ booth, couldn't help but burst into a fit of giggles as she listened to William through her headphones. "Having a child, particularly your first child, is such a life-changing moment", Kate said in the clip .

Author: 0 Letterman steps in for sick Neil Young to honor Pearl Jam

In her acceptance speech 76-year old Baez called for global compassion. "Joan Baez, she was staggering", he said. Not surprisingly. Baez took her moment with the microphone to send a political message. Lenny Kravitz also payed homage to Prince among electric guitarists and a gospel-choir singing "Doves Cry" and "The Cross". In 1995, Pearl Jam sold tickets for their summer tour without the use of Ticketmaster , a novel idea for such a popular act at the time.

Author: 0 Tributes and discord one year after Prince death

Singer Morris Day has honoured his close pal Prince with a new tribute song on the first anniversary of his death. A steady stream of Prince fans passed First Avenue on Friday, the downtown Minneapolis nightclub featured in Prince's hit 1984 movie " Purple Rain ".

Author: 0 Meet the Peruvian Cosplayers Who Conquered This Year's Star Wars Celebration

A report from Screen Rant said that fans can expect more exposure from Fisher in the upcoming film, noting that Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm , praised her performance in the film during the " Episode VIII " panel. Tom Hardy is thought to have filmed scenes for The Last Jedi, while James Bond himself (aka Daniel Craig ) memorably appeared as a stormtrooper in an interrogation scene in The Force Awakens .

Author: 0 Fox sacks star O'Reilly after sexual harassment allegations, finally

On Wednesday, the network's parent company 21st Century Fox ( NASDAQ: FOXA ) announced that O'Reilly would not be returning to Fox News . The former Fox News anchor inked a new four-year contract last month guaranteeing he make that much annually, according to a person with knowledge of that deal.

Arts&Culture Possible US options on table with N. Korea
Author: 0 Possible US options on table with N. Korea

A North Korean missile blew up nearly immediately on its test launch on Sunday, the U.S. military said . North Korea is an impoverished, isolated and unstable country. The Chinese air force land-attack cruise missile-carrying bombers were being prepared to respond to potential hostilities involving North Korea, a USA defence official told CNN.

Author: 0 Blake Lively Encourages Women to Know Their Worth

Lively, for what it's worth, looked stunning in her emerald green jumpsuit and was honoured alongside several women including Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton , Gayle King and Audra McDonald. The reporter tried to backtrack as Lively explained that now is the moment when "we become more aware" of sexist red-carpet questions. But a reporter on the red carpet chose to ask Lively about her outfit instead, and she was not having it.

Arts&Culture French candidates halt campaigns; Le Pen calls for border controls
Author: 0 French candidates halt campaigns; Le Pen calls for border controls

Pierre-Henry Brandet, interior ministry spokesman, said the attack happened near the Franklin Roosevelt Metro station, at the centre of the avenue popular with tourists. Government officials said that Cheurfi had been on a watch-list of potential attackers. A poll, carried out before Thursday's attack for BFM TV and L'Express, shows that centrist Emmanuel Macron remains favourite to triumph with 24% of the vote.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly Issues Statement on Fox News Departure, Remains Defiant

Fox News' Dana Perino sat in on Wednesday night. In an interview with The New York Times , Fox News contributor Jehmu Greene claims that O'Reilly once made a comment about breaking her back while attorney Lisa Bloom announced that she is now representing Caroline Heldman .

Author: 0 Rudy Gobert Ruled out for Game 3 vs. Clippers with Knee Injury

Although the Clippers shot well throughout the game, the Jazz stuck around by moving the ball well and finding open shooters. The Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz meet in game three of the National Basketball Association first round playoffs Tuesday at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Author: 0 Governor declares Friday as 'Prince Day' across Minnesota

Meanwhile; a federal judge has blocked a sound engineer from releasing a five-song EP of unpublished music by Prince after the late superstar's estate objected - but one of the songs is still available online. Jackson. "He'll always be with me now", she said. Adams said Prince's tenacity and drive to do things his own way helped Adams, an actor, realize it was OK to be herself.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

The University of California at Berkeley yesterday reversed its decision to cancel a talk by right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, offering a new date and venue for the event. Officials said that they came to know about the Ann coulters speech from the newspapers.After referring to the university security police they were not capable to find a safe place or time on that day.