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New Orleans Pelicans fan warms up with team and it's hilarous

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The surgery was performed in Los Angeles, CA by Dr. Richard Ferkel , MD of the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. DeMarcus Cousins is set to undergo surgery on Wednesday (Thursday AEDT), following which the Pelicans will announce a timetable for his recovery. Read More »

Why Larry Nassar Is Back in Court Today

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An anonymous victim of Larry Nassar whose statement was read in court on Wednesday said her mom had warned Twistars owner and coach John Geddert of Nassar's treatments 20 years ago, in 1998. Nassar did not wear latex gloves while performing said procedure". Among them was Annie Labrie, who warned the court, "A pedophile can not flourish in the way Larry did and in an environment that is not conducive to his behavior. Read More »

'Cheaters Edition' of Monopoly coming soon to store shelves

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However, if no one manages to catch the illicit behaviour, the cheaters are rewarded for their stealth - with property or cash. Cheat cards each detail the cheating task at hand, as well as the consequences if you are caught. The victor will still be the person with the most money by game's end, but that's dependent on the fact that you were able to survive your friend discovering that you've shortchanged them. Read More »

Jolie condemns sexual violence against Rohingya

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Jolie has spent much of time in the public working to bring key human rights issues to the forefront of the global political dialogue. Speaking to reporters, she said that the global community was not doing enough to address the sexual attacks in war zones and the increasing prevalence of rape as a weapon of war. Read More »

Fran Unsworth: I didn't say Carrie Gracie was part

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She explained that (then BBC director of news) "James Harding did what he called "getting down on bended knee" to persuade her to go". BBC managers deny there is systemic gender discrimination on pay. "This is damaging the credibility of the BBC in a completely unacceptable way..." "It is an insult to add to the original injury". She was offered 130,000 pounds. Read More »

Let's talk about mental health

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Being open about mental health and ready to listen can make a positive difference to someone's life. People struggling with mental health issues are being encouraged to open up. One of the main challenges of dealing with mental ill-health in the workplace is the stigma associated with it, which makes it hard for people to admit that they are affected. Read More »

Swara Bhasker Explains Why She Wrote An Open Letter To Sanjay Bhansali

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After the first weekend itself, the magnum opus has entered the 100 crore club and minted Rs 114 crore over the long weekend which went by. Arjun Sampath, President of Hindu Makkal Katchi, who had protested its release, has since lauded Padmaavat upon watching the film, noting that it a must-watch for everyone. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says Rose McGowan's rape allegation is 'a bold lie'

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Streep also addressed McGowan specifically, and said that she'd passed along her phone number to the actress in the hopes that she'd call so Streep could defend herself and commend McGowan for her bravery. After waiting five days, Affleck released a carefully worded statement in which he said he was "saddened and angry" that Weinstein " used his position of power to intimidate, sexually harass, and manipulate women over decades". Read More »

Market Now: Nifty Auto index down; TVS Motor Company cracks 4%

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The index had retreated from its lifetime high by falling 249.52 points in the previous session. Indian shares were lackluster on Wednesday as investors await cues from Thursday's budget that will be the last full year budget of the government before next year's Lok Sabha election. Read More »

Mark Salling's child porn victims to lose compensation due to his death

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A law enforcement official not authorized to speak publicly says Salling was found hanging at a home in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles. Yahoo reached out to Salling's attorney but did not receive a response. The actor, who was 35 when he passed away, stepped out to visit a store in Los Angeles, appearing dishevelled in a black top and baggy tracksuit pants. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra Teases Whether She'll Be Meghan Markle's Bridesmaid

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Chopra was asked about Markle and Prince Harry's relationship on the show, with Wendy describing it a kind of a "big deal". Film star Priyanka Chopra , who is this month's Harper'z Bazaar cpver girl, claims the 36-year-old actress will shake up things with the British royals and applauded her for her own achievements. Read More »

Super Bowl-Timberlake Appeal, US

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Officials at the Parents Television Council have written an open letter to Justin Timberlake urging him to keep Sunday's (04Feb18) Super Bowl Half-Time show clean for family viewers. Any trust factor between sports TV networks and Hollywood entertainer was lost after that Jackson-Timberlake disaster. No one knows for sure what Timberlake's set-list will be for the night, and Timberlake himself may not even know. Read More »

Scott Baio adamant he did not abuse underage co-star

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In an interview with "Today" show's Megyn Kelly , the actress said she wasn't ready to tell her story until now, and that she spent many years covering up the truth. I don't know why they're saying it. Eggert appeared on TV show Megyn Kelly Today on Tuesday and said, "Before my 15th birthday, we were at his house - in his vehicle in his garage - and he reached over and he penetrated me with his finger, and that is when the sexual touching and abuse started". Read More »

Yes, Tom Hardy Really Got a Leonardo DiCaprio Tattoo

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Actor Tom Hardy has got "Leo knows all" inked on his bicep two years after losing a bet with Leonardo DiCaprio who designed it. It appears life can be tough, even for Hollywood actors. "Captured a couple pictures for @tomhardy today", he wrote. Hardy recently posted a selfie on his Instagram exposing his arms without the tattoo which suggests his latest addition has been added within the last three weeks. Read More »

A bleeding treasury has ICICI Bank Group net plunging 27.5 per cent

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On a quarter-on-quarter, they fell 20.73% from Rs 4,502.93 crore. Net interest income (NII) or the core income a bank earns by giving loans was up 6.38% to Rs5,705.27 crore from Rs5,363.35 crore previous year. Provision coverage increased to almost 61 per cent. The bank's net interest margin for the quarter was at 3.14 per cent, down about 13 basis points compared to its margins in the first two quarters of the year. Read More »

Top Islamic Scholar Jailed For Rape

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AN Oxford Uni Islamic scholar has been detained in Paris after being accused of rape by two women. Politico notes Ramadan is considered an influential but controversial figure among Muslim scholars. He is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood. "He kissed me really hard... then for a few seconds he choked me, I really thought I was going to die". Read More »

Kinnear Join House Of Cards' Final Season

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However, Variety reports that the actors will play siblings on the show. The 58-year-old was dropped from the show after being accused of multiple sexual assaults against young men, following an initial accusation by Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp , who was 14 at the time of the incident. Read More »

Kirsten Dunst Confirms Pregnancy Rumors in Gorgeous Photoshoot for Rodarte Campaign

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However, in the latest photo series by fashion designer Kate and Laura Mulleavy , the actress showing off her baby bump. Kirsten Dunst shows off what appears to be her growing baby bump while heading to a meeting in Los Angeles. "It's just a magical thing to create that's kind of going to be exciting". This will be Kirsten and her fiancé Jesse Plemons' (of The Post fame) first child. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says detainees handed over more than US$100 billion

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According to Zweiri, the purge was a warning message, and only those who play the "politics" and maintain links to the monarch, will be able to conduct business activities in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia and its allies cut off all diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar in June previous year accusing it of links to Islamic extremists, a charge the emirate has categorically denied. Read More »

Padmaavat co-writers respond to Swara Bhasker in an open letter

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I will say something, then someone else will say something else, that way we will get this film, our film in some or the other trouble. Bhaskar slammed director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for apparently glorifying jauhar (mass sati ) in the period drama, which released last week after months of controversy. Read More »

Paris Hilton Transforms into Kim Kardashian West to Model Yeezy Season 6

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With Yeezy Season 6 coming out next week at New York Fashion Week, the photos have been pouring in by both influencers and celebs, all channeling their inner Kim K. "So much fun being a #KimClone in the new #YeezySeason6 campaign", she wrote . Hilton posted her remarkable transformation on her Instagram. Fans were overjoyed with the snaps. Read More »

New Purge movie teased with Donald Trump hat

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Using one of Donald Trump's signature Make America Great Again caps, this beautifully simple image tells us all we need to know about the movie . Your rights as Americans must be safeguarded. Universal not only gave the country the official title for The Purge 4 , but they also unleashed the official one-sheet teaser poster and the synopsis. Read More »

One of 2018's Freakiest Horror Movies — Hereditary' Trailer

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The deceased matriarch, even after her death still has a gloomy shadow hovering over the family, where they start deciphering murky, vague and terrifying secrets about their lineage. Among the host of fantastic films shown, one stood out as a potential modern classic to keep an eye on, especially for horror fans: Hereditary . Hereditary is the upcoming horror movie feature debut from writer/director Ari Aster , that has been getting rave reviews from those who watched its premiere at ... Read More »

DJ Who Allegedly Groped Taylor Swift Is Back on the Radio

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See some of the passionate responses below. During a meet-and-greet at Denver's Pepsi center in June 2013, Swift said that Mueller put his hand up the back of her skirt and groped her. "It was a definite grab", she said. He said: 'I mean if this is all about women's rights. Fuss says he expected most of the backlash around Mueller to have subsided by now, adding that his station is currently deleting the negative comments being posted to the Facebook page. Read More »