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French football League suspends goal-line technology after major errors French football League suspends goal-line technology after major errors
- January 12, 2018

The French league already said last month it wanted improvements after expressing "dissatisfaction with the failures" in several matches with GoalControl. The technology incorrectly made the referee's watch vibrate when there was no goal, and he decided not to use the technology at all in the second half. (more...)
Barack Obama Reveals Favorite Books, Songs of 2017 Barack Obama Reveals Favorite Books, Songs of 2017
- January 12, 2018

He joked that since he has some "extra time on his hands" this year he chose to bring the lists back. On New Year's Eve, Obama took to his official Facebook page to reveal the best books he read and songs that got him moving over the past year. (more...)
New Orleans front page 'savages' Carolina Panthers, fuels fan animosity New Orleans front page 'savages' Carolina Panthers, fuels fan animosity
- January 12, 2018

But, never fear. The Drew Brees who many have said is past his prime came out to play. The Vikings are a scary foe that features the NFL's No. 1-ranked defense and an offense that will make the Saints pay if they are as sloppy in pass coverage as they were Sunday against Carolina. (more...)
Eminem, Kendrick Lamar Headline 2018 Firefly Music Festival Eminem, Kendrick Lamar Headline 2018 Firefly Music Festival
- January 12, 2018

The band, who have been hard at work on album No.6 , have now been confirmed to headline Firefly Festival alongside Eminem , The Killers and Kendrick Lamar . Arctic Monkeys' latest record, AM, became the band's fifth consecutive number one upon its release in September 2013. Join us on Vero , as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. (more...)
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Apart on Christmas, But Together for New Year's Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Apart on Christmas, But Together for New Year's
- January 12, 2018

The Blast reported that the couple just had a massive fight on their way back from Cabo where they were together with a few of their friends. Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber , who dated on and off from 2011 to 2015, have been spending a lot of time together lately. (more...)
Ronan Farrow to produce series of investigative documentaries for HBO Ronan Farrow to produce series of investigative documentaries for HBO
- January 12, 2018

In addition, Farrow will produce and host other topical, newsworthy pieces for United States premium network HBO's various platforms, which are yet to be confirmed. Ronan is the son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, and he wrote about the "culture of acquiescence" around his father in a 2016 guest column for The Hollywood Reporter , arguing that his sister Dylan Farrow's claims of abuse at the hands of her father had been dismissed due to a toxic standard of complicity between Hollywood power ... (more...)
Flight of the Conchords to tape hour-long special for HBO Flight of the Conchords to tape hour-long special for HBO
- January 12, 2018

The native New Zealanders originally made their HBO debut in 2005 on the half-hour comedy special One-Night Stand. The show (which is amazing) followed fictionalized versions of the duo's lives in New York City. Hamish Hamilton will direct the special, with Clement and McKenzie executive producing alongside Mike Martinovich. The duo, comprising Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie , are recording a show on their 22-date United Kingdom tour. (more...)
Art, Style & Design! Gucci's Interactive Art, Style & Design! Gucci's Interactive "Gucci Garden" In Florence
- January 12, 2018

Gucci has re-opened its former Gucci Museo building under a new name: Gucci Garden. Gucci Garden in the Palazzo della Mercanzia . Speaking about the design, a statement from Michele reads: "The garden is real, but it belongs above all to the mind, populated with plants and animals: like the snake, which slips in everywhere, and in a sense, symbolizes a perpetual beginning and a perpetual return". (more...)
S'African rand slumps to two-week low S'African rand slumps to two-week low
- January 12, 2018

Zuma, 75, announced the formation of the commission late Tuesday, two days after he agreed to the probe in a private meeting with Cyril Ramaphosa , the newly appointed leader of the ruling African National Congress, the officials said. The Constitutional Court had ruled almost two weeks ago that MPs failed to hold Zuma accountable for the millions in public money used to upgrade his personal residence. (more...)
Molly Holly, Michelle McCool Contacted For Royal Rumble Match; Paige Not Cleared Molly Holly, Michelle McCool Contacted For Royal Rumble Match; Paige Not Cleared
- January 12, 2018

In case you didn't know. . How cool would it be to see a Lita or a Trish Stratus make a surprise return for the Royal Rumble match? Molly was never a woman who enjoyed the fact that the division was sexualised at that time which made her stand out in her own way. (more...)
AT&T drops plan to sell Huawei smartphone in US AT&T drops plan to sell Huawei smartphone in US
- January 12, 2018

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that U.S. -based telecommunications company AT&T has made a decision to back away from a deal to sell Huawei's smartphones in the U.S. Huwaei highly publicized their expansion to the United States markets via promotions on their U.S. Facebook Page and their tweets . AT&T has been pressed to give up the deal after 18 US Senate and US Intelligence Committee members have signed a letter to regulators expressing concerns about Chinese companies' ... (more...)
Saquon Barkley signs with Jay-Z's athlete agency Saquon Barkley signs with Jay-Z's athlete agency
- January 12, 2018

Penn State football coach James Franklin celebrates the win over Iowa with running back Saquon Barkley during an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. Jackson signed with Roc Nation in July. In its almost five years in business, Jay Z's sports representation business has managed to score big names by picking out only a few players to try to land in each class. (more...)
TV3 Channels To Change Name TV3 Channels To Change Name
- January 12, 2018

The Tonight Show presented by Matt Cooper and Ivan Yates is also being extended to four night a week and will now air Monday to Thursday. TV3 in Ireland has added the first local version of the Got Talent format to its spring schedule as parent company Virgin prepares to rebrand the broadcaster. (more...)
Women of Hollywood Launch Campaign To Fight Sexual Harassment Women of Hollywood Launch Campaign To Fight Sexual Harassment
- January 12, 2018

Other Time's Up members include the actresses Ashley Judd , Natalie Portman , Rashida Jones , Emma Stone and Kerry Washington . The lengthy letter acknowledges that women in Hollywood have access to "enormous platforms" to spread their stories of abuse and that farmworkers, janitors, housekeepers, waitresses deserve the same attention. (more...)
How 'Jumanji' surprised 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' at the box office How 'Jumanji' surprised 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' at the box office
- January 12, 2018

Budgeted at $10 million , the fourth " Insidious " movie is already making a profit and had a bigger opening than 2015's " Insidious: Chapter 3 " ( $22.6 million ). And in fifth was another musical, Pitch Perfect 3 , a Universal sequel that took in $10.3 million (Rs 654,518,650) in its third week. (The movie holds the title for the highest-grossing film domestically in 2017.) The film received a positive reception from critics, although it got a more mixed reaction from fans. (more...)
Christmas box-sets produce BBC iPlayer its best-ever week Christmas box-sets produce BBC iPlayer its best-ever week
- January 12, 2018

The BBC has announced it received ten million more requests for programmes in the week December 25 to 31st compared with the same festive period previous year, as it released entire series of old television shows to iPlayer. The Christmas box sets, which also include Blue Planet II , are due to come off the BBC iPlayer in a few days. "It's hugely exciting to see such unprecedented numbers come to BBC iPlayer this Christmas", commented Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content. (more...)
Ally Sheedy Slams James Franco After His Controversial Golden Globes Win Ally Sheedy Slams James Franco After His Controversial Golden Globes Win
- January 12, 2018

Thankfully, James Franco is not afraid to go nude for a part, as we saw in his work for the gay film King Cobra . Said too much. Nite loves ya. " Christian Slater and James Franco at a table on @goldenglobes #MeToo". In three tweets, which she quickly deleted, Sheedy called out Franco and nominee Christian Slater during the 2018 Golden Globes . Tither-Kaplan also called out the Golden Globe victor for allegedly failing to give actresses speaking roles unless it involved nudity. (more...)
Cindy Crawford Returns to the Super Bowl for Pepsi Cindy Crawford Returns to the Super Bowl for Pepsi
- January 12, 2018

Pepsi will be introducing a retro-inspired design that will available at select retailers on January 29th. She continued, "The commercial was a big moment for me and has spanned generations". Photographed by fashion great Mario Testino, the effort features the 40-something Moss with the 20-something Hadid together for the first time, in an ad campaign it says emphasizes the luxury shoe brand's multi-generational appeal. (more...)
Charlize Theron's movie 'Tully' is an exhausted mom's dream come true Charlize Theron's movie 'Tully' is an exhausted mom's dream come true
- January 12, 2018

There's nearly no talking in the trailer - just the sound of a baby's cry and an exhausted mother's sigh, until Ron Livingston walks into the dining room where Theron has just slid dinner onto the table and says, "Hey, frozen pizza". Reitman and Cody also worked together on 2007's Juno starring Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Michael Cera. " Tully watches her newborn overnight so that Marlo can get some sleep, and she becomes a surprising source of therapy and friendship ... (more...)
Christian Bale isn't in a hurry to see Ben Affleck's 'Batman' movies Christian Bale isn't in a hurry to see Ben Affleck's 'Batman' movies
- January 12, 2018

Christian last played the Dark Knight back in 2012. Stepping into his shoes is no easy task, as Ben Affleck found out. Nolan's The Dark Knight is widely heralded as the greatest superhero movie of all-time, with many people praising Nolan's direction as well as Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker. (more...)
Detective Pikachu arrives on March 23rd with jumbo sized Detective Pikachu amiibo Detective Pikachu arrives on March 23rd with jumbo sized Detective Pikachu amiibo
- January 12, 2018

Detective Pikachu will also incorporate a huge amiibo near its release, unlocking short videos that will offer up hints to progress your ongoing investigations. This Amiibo is around twice the size of a normal Amiibo and limited-edition, so expect it to be a little hard to find. If you use it in-game, you can nab special videos with hints that could potentially help you figure out some hard parts of your investigation. (more...)
Cambodian rapper-filmmaker to be Jolie's new bae Cambodian rapper-filmmaker to be Jolie's new bae
- January 12, 2018

Ly has been spending time with Angelina's kids, too. First They Killed My Father is streaming on Netflix now. The actress was there to accept the NBR Freedom of Expression Award for directing foreign language film First They Killed My Father . (more...)
Directors Guild Sets the Bar With Progressive Nominations Directors Guild Sets the Bar With Progressive Nominations
- January 12, 2018

Photo Greta Gerwig at the National Board of Review gala, where she won best director. In the DGA ranks, Gerwig joins Lina Wertmüller ("Seven Beauties"), Randa Haines ("Children of a Lesser God"), Barbra Streisand ("The Prince of Tides"), Jane Campion ("The Piano"), and two-timer Bigelow (" Zero Dark Thirty " in addition to "The Hurt Locker"). (more...)
Kenny Omega Reportedly Agrees to New Contract with NJPW Kenny Omega Reportedly Agrees to New Contract with NJPW
- January 12, 2018

About that. It isn't happening. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter , Omega is now signed with New Japan through January 31, 2019. Jericho's decision to wrestle in NJPW shocked many, as fans assumed that he wouldn't wrestle for one of WWE's competitors. (more...)
Trudeau jokes about tropical vacations ahead of Hamilton town hall Trudeau jokes about tropical vacations ahead of Hamilton town hall
- January 12, 2018

Justin Trudeau has been spared from testifying before a parliamentary committee over his controversial Bahamas vacation, as Liberals on the House of Commons ethics committee said Trudeau and can answer questions about the getaway during a cross-country town hall tour. (more...)
Chris Hemsworth says Thor's eyepatch is CGI Chris Hemsworth says Thor's eyepatch is CGI
- January 12, 2018

The God of Thunder's second solo film proved to be another solid hit for the Marvel Cinematic Universe when it hit theaters back in 2013. Are you desperately waiting for the release of Avengers: Infinity War? It's been over a year since Thor left Australia and Darryl has been struggling to pay his rent. (more...)
Aamir finds Saif 'outstanding' in Kaalakaandi Aamir finds Saif 'outstanding' in Kaalakaandi
- January 12, 2018

When asked how he would deal with all the stardom bombarded on him right from a very tender age, Saif said, "You have to sit him down, the minute he can understand it. Kaalakaandi has a ensemble cast led by Saif Ali Khan . The film features Kunal Roy Kapur, Vijay Raaz, Amyra Dastur, Deepak Dobriyal, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Shenaz Treasury, Shivam Patil and Neil Bhoopalam in pivotal roles. (more...)
List of winners for 75th annual Golden Globe Awards
- January 12, 2018

Series, Drama: " The Handmaid's Tale ". You can see the full list of nominations at criticschoice.com/critics-choice-awards . As we watch McDormand shrugging off cop complaints, taking teenage bullies to physical task, verbally haranguing sensationalistic TV news crews and generally refusing to give a good goddamn about what anyone else has to say on the matter, her arresting performance recalls Lily Tomlin's similarly steely, Golden Globe-nominated turn in Paul Weitz's superb 2015 ... (more...)
Spectacular Game of Thrones ice hotel opens in Finnish Lapland Spectacular Game of Thrones ice hotel opens in Finnish Lapland
- January 12, 2018

Rooms at the SnowVillage start at around $200 per night, but Lapland Hotels doesn't suggest booking more than a single night: At just 23 degrees F, the "igloo" hotel is only suitable for short stays, and Lapland Hotels operates warmer lodgings nearby for those looking to pay a visit. (more...)
Pink to sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LII Pink to sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LII
- January 12, 2018

She's headlining the Minneapolis Armory on Feb. 2 as part of a three-night run of "Super Week" shows that include Imagine Dragons on Feb. 1 and Jennifer Lopez on Feb. He just announced a new album and tour, Man of the Woods , so it is flawless timing. "I was like, 'Great, can you teach me how to make African food?'" The precocious tot added that she and her future wife would live with Pink while their own house was "getting ready". (more...)