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Arts&Culture Here's Why Taylor Swift 'Disappeared' For So Long!
Author: 0 Here's Why Taylor Swift 'Disappeared' For So Long!

Taylor , in a clear swipe at her critics, pokes fun at her " reputation " as the serial monogamist, the heartless publicity hound, and the good girl in the darkly satirical video . But the stories in Swift's songs were beginning to pale in comparison to her real life drama. At the time, Swift's big Grammy win was a shock to the system, considering the pop heavyweights she was up against.

Arts&Culture The Muppets: Matt Vogel debuts as Kermit The Frog
Author: 0 The Muppets: Matt Vogel debuts as Kermit The Frog

Steve Whitmire was replaced as the voice of the beloved Kermit the Frog by Matt Vogel , who showed off his voice acting chops for the first time this week. "And the character was no longer being serviced by Steve performing Kermit". To give you an idea of how much Whitmire did for the team: on Muppets Most Wanted , he played Kermit the Frog, Foo-Foo, Statler, Beaker, Lips, Rizzo the Rat, Link Hogthrob, The Muppet Newsman, Andy Pig and more.

Arts&Culture U2 premiere new song 'The Blackout'
Author: 0 U2 premiere new song 'The Blackout'

For starters, it seems as though both were recorded live. "We had it all and what we had is not coming back, Zack". If you were played only the song and weren't told who it was by, it could easily be mistaken for a new song by The Killers .

Arts&Culture Star Wars: Luke Reveals His Dark Side in New Last Jedi Image
Author: 0 Star Wars: Luke Reveals His Dark Side in New Last Jedi Image

The latest " Star Wars " movies have no doubt been good at bringing people to the theater, but is the Force strong enough to draw fans back to stores for Lucasfilm merchandise. In a new photo from the upcoming flick, we see a contemplative Rey prepare for some serious (and solitary) Jedi training. That's a moment I can't wait to see realized on the big screen.

Arts&Culture Why MBBS course fee Tk 19.9 lakh
Author: 0 Why MBBS course fee Tk 19.9 lakh

A committee headed by justice Rajendrababu will have a final authority on fixing the fee structure, pinaray said Pinarayi Vijayan. "The government is with the students and their families who are suffering due to the Supreme Court verdict", he had said.

Arts&Culture Fox News signs Tomi Lahren as contributor
Author: 0 Fox News signs Tomi Lahren as contributor

Though she is familiar to television viewers, it is Facebook and other non-traditional platforms where the 25-year-old has developed and maintained a significant following. Soon after Lahren spoke out in support of abortion on The View , Beck challenged her abortion stance on his radio show, saying pro-lifers who want limited government and protections for babies in the womb are not hypocrites.

Arts&Culture British princes mark anniversary of Diana's death with low-key tribute
Author: 0 British princes mark anniversary of Diana's death with low-key tribute

They will meet representatives of the charities Diana supported at Kensington Palace, their current home and where their mother lived until she was killed in a vehicle crash on Aug 31, 1997. Prince Harry takes a bouquet of flowers from a wellwisher to add to the tributes to Diana . The engagement Wednesday at the Sunken Garden allowed the young royals, including William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, to honor Diana's work with charities.

Arts&Culture 'Blade Runner 2049' prequel short introduces us to Niander Wallace
Author: 0 'Blade Runner 2049' prequel short introduces us to Niander Wallace

The YouTube page has a bit more information about other things to expect from these Blade Runner sidequests, including a massive blackout that the government pinned on Replicants. Collider debuted first of these shorts, entitled " 2036: Nexus Dawn ". K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Arts&Culture Kathy Griffin is sorry, not sorry
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin is sorry, not sorry

She lamented that she lost everything and many of her friends were posting tweets against her. "Stop acting like my little picture is more important than talking about the actual atrocities that the President of the Unites States is committing".

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do
Author: 0 Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do

The New Taylor stands atop a mountain of Old Taylors, and brings them all together at the end, mocking old versions of herself, her public image and the criticism she's received. Though the music video is accredited with groundbreaking views, it has some way to go before it breaks the all-time YouTube music video held by Latin singer Luis Fonsi's 2017 global hit "Despacito", - it surpassed the 3 billion mark in early August, according to Reuters.

Arts&Culture Id stop working the day I lose my taste: Simon Cowell
Author: 0 Id stop working the day I lose my taste: Simon Cowell

Speaking about her X Factor co-star, Nicole joked: " Mrs O and I were joking the other day that sometimes we wake up in a puddle of cookies and crisps! I can say things like that". "You try and make changes for the better. Do you want Tom Jones to get you in the mood?" Meanwhile it has been revealed that this series of the singing contest won't feature any returning auditionees .

Arts&Culture Preview & betting advice - Ohio State vs
Author: 0 Preview & betting advice - Ohio State vs

How much have the Buckeyes impressed people during the six seasons Urban Meyer has been their coach? "J.T.is one of the best practice players I've ever seen". A year ago, he struggled with accuracy. The biggest threat on that side of the ball comes from linebacker Tegray Scales . From the quarterback position alone, the Buckeyes have the big advantage against the Indiana Hoosiers .

Arts&Culture I tried my best to look like Haseena Parker: Shraddha Kapoor
Author: 0 I tried my best to look like Haseena Parker: Shraddha Kapoor

When asked by the director about the film's release being postponed again. We are coming to theaters on the 22nd of September and we never said anything otherwise. The movie will show Haseena's life from 17 to 40 years old. The film marks Shraddha Kapoor's first female protagonist venture as she is essaying the title role.

Arts&Culture Sharjeel Khan handed five-year ban by PCB
Author: 0 Sharjeel Khan handed five-year ban by PCB

Two-and-a-half years out of the five-year sentence are suspended, meaning Sharjeel can not plot a return to cricket before the second half of 2019. Shegan Ijaz, counsel of Sharjeel Khan, said his client will exercise his right to appeal against what he termed as "unjust punishment".

Arts&Culture Real Clowns Are NOT Happy About The New IT Movie
Author: 0 Real Clowns Are NOT Happy About The New IT Movie

Although they're probably not that far off. Moody blames the It miniseries for its negative interpretation of clowns because it hinders real life clowns from delivering their cheerful, positive and important messages to kids. But as well-received as the new It movie is, not everyone is looking forward to the movie because Pennywise's return has ironically affected his clown ilk in the worst ways possible.

Arts&Culture 'Game of Thrones' star on that Jon Snow reveal: 'Ew!'
Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' star on that Jon Snow reveal: 'Ew!'

I think they both know it's gonna cause problems. Harington takes a more measured approach, citing that, "I think it's an inevitability from about halfway through the season that Jon and Daenerys are gonna fall into bed together..." "I was very happy that the premiere was so well received - it was record breaking numbers as the whole season has been and the response has been really wonderful", said Podeswa.

Arts&Culture African leaders say smugglers need alternatives
Author: 0 African leaders say smugglers need alternatives

European and African leaders are meeting in Paris Monday to discuss ways to curb illegal migration. A joint mission will be sent to Niger and Chad soon, they said in a statement after the mini-summit. More than 2,400 have drowned while making the unsafe journey, often without enough food or water in overcrowded dinghies run by people smugglers. An Italian government official said he hoped the Paris meeting would accelerate the dispersal of European Union funds that have already been ...

Arts&Culture HELP: Donate to Hurricane Harvey Aid Efforts
Author: 0 HELP: Donate to Hurricane Harvey Aid Efforts

He tells us what is in a kit. "It's so easy to go online and put something up that people will look at and think that it's real; they may be giving their credit card information to somebody who's going to steal their money", says Tammy Ward with the BBB's Northwest Florida chapter.

Arts&Culture Canadian director enjoying 'ridiculously extravagant' response to Game of Thrones
Author: 0 Canadian director enjoying 'ridiculously extravagant' response to Game of Thrones

It won't be the first time we've seen House Stark's stronghold come under attack, but it will very likely be the most painful version of such an assault. It's nearly destiny that's bringing them together. The next time we hear it is when they go into the cave... And they can't stop themselves. 16 months for just 6 episodes is going to be a long wait but as long as they don't rush it, I'm sure it's going to be worth the wait.

Arts&Culture Netflix breaks into the medicinal marijuana market
Author: 0 Netflix breaks into the medicinal marijuana market

To promote its new comedy series Disjointed , which sees Kathy Bates running a cannabis shop in Los Angeles, the streaming service is developing unique strains of marijuana inspired by its most weed-happy shows. Only those who have medical conditions that requires the use of the drug and have a medcard will be able to buy them. The stunt lit up social media over the weekend, as the marijuana in limited-edition packaging went on sale in a pop-up shop in West Hollywood.

Arts&Culture Eminem leads chants of 'F*** Trump' at Reading Festival
Author: 0 Eminem leads chants of 'F*** Trump' at Reading Festival

The Detroit-based rapper, hearing the cries, urged the crowd to break out into a chant. Its fine. He went from "Fuck Trump" to rapping " White America ", because nothing says self-sacrificing activist like whining about one's privilege that led to the net worth of $190 million.

Arts&Culture Luke Cage Season 2 Reveals Mysty Knight's Bionic Arm
Author: 0 Luke Cage Season 2 Reveals Mysty Knight's Bionic Arm

After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a man trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. Entertainment Weekly unveiled the photo on Tuesday, though there weren't many details to go along with it. Spoilers for The Defenders follow.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry Sued For Stagehand's Lost Toe
Author: 0 Katy Perry Sued For Stagehand's Lost Toe

First, Taylor Swift dropped her long-awaited new single on the very same day Perry released her latest video. No one on the crew offered to rush her to the hospital, instead she had to call a friend to take her to the emergency room. According to the lawsuit, she was reportedly told by doctors to keep the "dead toe" on her foot as long as possible before it was removed, which she says caused her emotional distress.

Arts&Culture Kim Kardashian: 'It was hard to film Caitlyn Jenner's transition'
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian: 'It was hard to film Caitlyn Jenner's transition'

Accompanied by a pal who helped push her groceries, Kylie appeared in good spirits as she ran her daily errands. Kylie Jenner has admitted she wouldn't be friends with big sister Kendall if they weren't siblings. The reality star and her family have documented many hard issues they have experienced on their show Keeping Up with the Kardashians over the years, including Kim's robbery in Paris, her husband Kanye West's hospitalisation, and Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband Lamar ...

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift Crushes YouTube's 24-Hour Record
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Crushes YouTube's 24-Hour Record

As if she has them under her spell, she makes them all wear shirts emblazoned with "I ❤️ TS" - a direct reference to the shirt ex-boyfriend Tom Hiddleston wore at her Fourth of July party in Rhode Island in 2016. On Taylor Swift Tix powered by Ticketmaster , for instance, verified fans can boost their chances of getting Swift concert tickets by watching her music video a certain number of times each day.

Arts&Culture Govt has received Rs 92283 crore GST revenue in July: Jaitley
Author: 0 Govt has received Rs 92283 crore GST revenue in July: Jaitley

Of the tax collected, Rs14,894 crore has come in as Central GST , Rs22,722 crore as State GST and Rs47,469 crore as Integrated GST, which is levied on inter-state movement of goods and imports. Jaitley said: "The number of new taxpayers who have registered with the GSTN upto 29th August, 2017 (10 a.m.) is 18.83 lakhs". It may be mentioned that IGST will be allocated between the CGST and the SGST to the extent that the same is used for payment of CGST/SGST.

Arts&Culture Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday
Author: 0 Veteran Houston officer drowns in floodwaters 2 days before birthday

Louisiana's governor offered Tuesday to take in Harvey victims from Texas, while Houston officials planned to open two to three more mega-shelters to accommodate people who continue to arrive at the overflowing George R. The dive team was called in to do an underwater search of the underpass, but it was determined to be too treacherous and was called off until the morning.

Arts&Culture Paris Jackson Pays Emotional Birthday Tribute to Late Father Michael Jackson
Author: 0 Paris Jackson Pays Emotional Birthday Tribute to Late Father Michael Jackson

After the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug 27, Paris shared a photo of herself on the blue carpet with an image of Michael kissing her forehead superimposed over the original. The second oldest of Jackson's children has shared in the past the impact the King of Pop left on her life. She joked that it was a competition between she and brother Prince Michael Jackson II as she captioned it: 'if you're not competing with your brother over who can grow longer leg hair wyed'.

Arts&Culture New York City Boosts Cigarette Prices To $13 A Pack
Author: 0 New York City Boosts Cigarette Prices To $13 A Pack

New York City's high tobacco retail density has approximately 8,300 licensed cigarette retailers citywide, averaging nearly 30 dealers per square mile, the announcement states. So far, the minimum price in the city has been Dollars 10.50 per box. Some residential buildings will be required to ban smoking in common areas such as hallways.

Arts&Culture Watch Jerry Seinfeld Revisit Old Jokes in Trailer for Netflix Special
Author: 0 Watch Jerry Seinfeld Revisit Old Jokes in Trailer for Netflix Special

Netflix says the special will showcase never-before-seen material, including every legal pad with a joke on it that Seinfeld has kept since 1975. "Would I have been funnier if I grew up in Peoria in a whorehouse raised by prostitutes?" Seinfeld shares home movies, takes a trip back to his childhood house, and even lets us in on the iconic go-to-joke that somehow got him where he is today.

Arts&Culture Houston Rockets owner pledges $4 million for Harvey relief
Author: 0 Houston Rockets owner pledges $4 million for Harvey relief

Reading about the devastation is one thing, but in order to truly grasp how catastrophic Harvey has been, you need to see what Houston looks like now. "We are already involved in the cleanup process in Corpus Christi". The Trump administration efforts seek to offer a contrast to President George W.

Arts&Culture Uber Board Votes On New CEO
Author: 0 Uber Board Votes On New CEO

But he would also have to contend with the legacy of Travis Kalanick , Uber's pugnacious co-founder, who was ousted as CEO in June after shareholders representing about 40 per cent of the company's voting power signed a letter asking him to step down amid growing concern over his behaviour and the behaviour of senior managers under him.

Arts&Culture Taylor Swift New Lyric Video Breaks Record
Author: 0 Taylor Swift New Lyric Video Breaks Record

It racked up more than 19-million views on YouTube in the next 24-hours; more than any other lyric video in that timeframe. The pop superstar premiered the highly-anticipated promo for her comeback single, from her upcoming album Reputation , at the MTV Video Music Awards in California on Sunday (27Aug17), and the footage opens in a graveyard at a tombstone for Taylor .

Arts&Culture Sensitive Evidence Against Actor Dileep, Court Rejects Bail For 2nd Time
Author: 0 Sensitive Evidence Against Actor Dileep, Court Rejects Bail For 2nd Time

Opposing the bail plea, the prosecution has contended that the original memory card in which the video of the incident had allegedly been stored was yet to be recovered. The actor has been in jail for 50 days now. Earlier, Angamaly Magistrate Court too had rejected the bail petition of the actor. His judicial remand was earlier extended till August 22.

Arts&Culture Frank Ocean gives new song 'Provider' surrealist lyric music video
Author: 0 Frank Ocean gives new song 'Provider' surrealist lyric music video

Blonded is the go-to stop for Frank fans looking for new music from the elusive star, as he's premiered songs like " Biking ", featuring Jay-Z and Tyler, The Creator back in April. Ocean has recently steered clear of award ceremonies, questioning their value and methods, despite himself winning a wide platform when his first album " Channel Orange " was feted at the 2013 Grammys.

Arts&Culture Blank Manta is Ready to Make a Splash in Injustice 2
Author: 0 Blank Manta is Ready to Make a Splash in Injustice 2

Black Manta will be available for download September 12 and you will need to buy Fighter Pack 2 if you don't already have the Ultimate Edition. This also means he can be vulnerable to aerial attacks, but he can land just as quickly as he can take to the air.

Arts&Culture Orlando Bloom set to star in and produce new Amazon drama series
Author: 0 Orlando Bloom set to star in and produce new Amazon drama series

Set in a neo-Victorian city, the series centers on the growing tension between citizens and the mythical creatures who've immigrated to escape their war-torn homelands. Bloom has had a prosperous career on the big screen but has also taken on some truly fantastic guest starring roles on television as well over the years.

Arts&Culture Caitlyn Jenner: 'I haven't spoken to the Kardashians in months'
Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner: 'I haven't spoken to the Kardashians in months'

Many members of the transgender community were disappointed with Jenner's support of the president, but the former Olympian and reality television star expressed her own disappointment in Trump over the transgender military ban . A few months after attending Trump's inauguration in January, the I Am Cait star told ABC News correspondent Diane Sawyer that she would ding the president if he made a decision to do the "wrong thing" to the transgender community.

Arts&Culture Lee descendant to appear at VMAs
Author: 0 Lee descendant to appear at VMAs

On Sunday's show, which was broadcast live from Inglewood, Calif., Lee introduced Bro, who announced the winners of the Best Fight Against the System award. The pair were tasked with presenting the prize for Best Fight Against the System , which was awarded equally to all six nominees: John Legend ("Surefire"), Alessia Cara ("Scars to Your Beautiful"), Logic and Damian Lemar Hudson ("Black SpiderMan"), Shailene Woodley and Taboo ("Stand Up/Stand N Rock"), Big Sean ("Light") and Lin-Manuel ...