• Famous NYC restaurant with female head chef had a 'rape room'

    Famous NYC restaurant with female head chef had a 'rape room'

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    The article cited two dozen interviews with women who worked at the famed Spotted Pig in the West Village who say that restaurateur Ken Friedman demanded sexy text pictures, groped them and shoved their faces in his crotch. The 39-year-old Rza Betts told The Times , " In the moment, you are not thinking at all ". "You just don't kiss back, and pull away and try to shake it off".
  • NFLPA will review Tom Savage concussion protocol

    NFLPA will review Tom Savage concussion protocol

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    Chris Nowinsk, a critic of the NFL's handling of concussions , tweeted, "Disgusted that the Houston Texans allowed Tom Savage to return to the game after two plays after showing these horrifying concussion signs (is that a seizure?) after a head impact".
  • Paresh Mesta murder: Ananth Hegde claims cover-up by Karnataka government

    Paresh Mesta murder: Ananth Hegde claims cover-up by Karnataka government

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    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has accused the BJP of politicising the youth's death. A protest held by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) turned violent causing frenzy in the Sirsi region of Karnataka. Police, however, rejected these claims, citing the postmortem report. "We are Hindus but not associated with any group". Addressing the media, Rao said, " Shobha Karandlaje, BJP leaders and Sangh Parivaar organisation are hell bent in creating violence in Karnataka".
  • 'SNL' Promotes Michael Che, Colin Jost to Co-Head Writers

    'SNL' Promotes Michael Che, Colin Jost to Co-Head Writers

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    Che and Jost became the sketch-comedy show's " Weekend Update " co-anchors in 2014. NBC announced on Tuesday that " Weekend Update " hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost have been named co-head writers. SNL is averaging 9.6 million viewers this season in live-plus-seven-day viewing, according to Nielsen. It is produced in association with Broadway Video.
  • Several hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subway

    Several hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subway

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    The Port Authority Bus Terminal, which bills itself as the world's busiest bus terminal, also is not far from Times Square. Akayed Ullah set off a crudely made pipe bomb during rush hour on the NY subway on Monday. Asked whether the suspect has connection with the Islamic State, O'Neil said, "he did make a statement but we are not going to talk about that right now".
  • Musicians Respond to Viral Bullying Video

    Musicians Respond to Viral Bullying Video

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    That's why we hear of so many teen suicides. And before ya'll start talking to me about metaphorical, emotional, financial or historical blood and brokenness. A screenshot of what is claimed to be a status from Kimberley's Facebook account says: "Dear butt hurt Americans, If you aren't bleeding, no bones are sticking out & you can breathe, STOP crying!" It touched my heart because I know I as well as millions of people around the world ask the question, 'Why do they bully?' Honestly it's ...
  • #TRAILERCHEST: The thrilling official trailer for Bright has landed

    #TRAILERCHEST: The thrilling official trailer for Bright has landed

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    We'll never know, because Netflix doesn't share viewing data, but I'm curious to see what Netflix's original content output looks like in the wake of this release, which may give us some inkling of how well Bright did. Ward, a human ( Will Smith ), and Jakoby, an orc ( Joel Edgerton - The Great Gatsby , Warrior), embark on a routine night patrol that will alter the future of their world as they know it.
  • Netflix Fires Exec Who Said Company Didn't Believe Danny Masterson's Rape Accusers

    Netflix Fires Exec Who Said Company Didn't Believe Danny Masterson's Rape Accusers

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    Yeatman is no longer employed at Netflix "-joining Masterson, who the company dropped on December 5th ". Yeatman was the former director of global kids content for the streaming service. Netflix acknowledged that the conversation between Yeatman and the woman took place. Masterson is the latest in a string of individuals accused of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood.
  • John Stamos to be a dad at 54

    John Stamos to be a dad at 54

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    John Stamos had plenty of practice with kids during his days onFull House, and the 54-year-old is now going to be a father in real life. "I've done every schtick you can do with a baby on TV ... Then I said, I better have a ring on her finger because it's the right thing to do, and I wanted to marry her anyway". "I think everything will fall into place as long as I'm good, solid and spiritual".
  • Morrissey issues new statement about his comments on Kevin Spacey & Donald Trump

    Morrissey issues new statement about his comments on Kevin Spacey & Donald Trump

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    No, never. Would I ever support abuse of children? In a statement posted on his official Facebook page , the 58-year-old star has now insisted he would "never" support those views. There was immediate backlash, including an expletive-filled tweet from the alternative rock band, Garbage . When asked about Spacey, Morrissey said that the revelation made by "Star Trek" star Anthony Rapp should be evaluated since Spacey was 26 while Rapp was 14 when the assault took place in the ...
  • Watch the Homeland season 7 trailer, February premiere announced

    Watch the Homeland season 7 trailer, February premiere announced

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    Homeland's series regulars include Mandy Patinkin , Elizabeth Marvel , Linus Roache , Maury Sterling , and Jake Weber . When we last left " Homeland " at the end of season six, Carrie saw the President elect of the United States go against her word by arresting more than 200 members of the USA intelligence apparatus after an assassination attempt was made on her life.
  • Rest in Peace Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens

    Rest in Peace Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens

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    DiNizio was the group's principal songwriter; he specialized in melodic yet tough tunes that won the band comparisons to precursors like the Who and contemporaries like England's Rockpile. "I love it", DiNizio said of life with the Smithereens in a 1990 Los Angeles Times interviews. DiNizio branched into solo work in 1997 with " Sounds and Songs ".
  • "We were friends and remain same forever" - Ex Bigg Boss member Benafshah

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    Vikas further blames Priyank for making his sexuality an issue and for disrespecting women since the beginning of the show. Vikas, who calls himself Priyank's most loyal friend, said harsh words to him. Shilpa tells him that he needs to respect his friendship with Vikas. Then he said Hina always hides her age. Arshi goes up next and pretends to be pregnant, and again all four of them are not able to control their emotion.
  • Will Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai be banned in Pakistan?

    Will Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai be banned in Pakistan?

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    Director Ali Abbas Zafar says he wanted to choreograph an action sequence that would outshine Khan's previous on-screen action feats. Of the many power-packed chase and action sequences, there will be one in which Salman Khan will be pitched against a pack of blood thirsty wolves.
  • Meghan Markle invited to Christmas with Queen

    Meghan Markle invited to Christmas with Queen

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    Harry, 32, will accompany his brother Prince William and sister-in-law Kate Middleton alongside Markle to Sandringham. According to the rumors, Prince Harry and Markle might spend their Christmas with the Cambridges at their nearby home, Anmer Hall.
  • 100 biggest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame snubs

    100 biggest Rock & Roll Hall of Fame snubs

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    The rock-heavy 2018 list marks a return to the roots of the U.S. Hall of Fame, which for the past two years has broadened its base to welcome rap artists like the late Tupac Shakur and N.W.A. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation was first established on 20 April 1983, by Atlantic Records founder and chairman Ahmet Ertegun. The band broke up in 1995 when Knopfler embarked on a solo career.
  • LAPD Opens New Investigation Into Roman Polanski

    LAPD Opens New Investigation Into Roman Polanski

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    According to the Barnard, her mother took her to meet Polanski in 1975 in a beach in Malibu to do some modelling pictures. "Los Angeles D.A. has ways of finding loopholes and there's the pesky issue of "potential" #childsextrafficking which has no statute of limitations", she wrote on her Facebook page.
  • Why bitcoin may be the new gold for savvy investors

    Why bitcoin may be the new gold for savvy investors

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    In just a few months, bitcoin's public perception has gone from that of an untraceable currency loved by dark web drug dealers to a potential get-rich-quick investment opportunity that everyone has an opinion on. As humans, we're easily tempted to conform to what everyone around us seems to be doing, says Peter Ayton at City, University of London. It hit another all-time peak on December 12, $17,428.42, two days after the launch of the first ever Bitcoin futures on a USA exchange and ...
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation says Houston teen tried to join ISIS, plan terror attack

    Federal Bureau of Investigation says Houston teen tried to join ISIS, plan terror attack

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    In his correspondence, he allegedly provided a formula for the explosive Triacetone Triperoxide (TATP), and how to use it in a pressure cooker with shrapnel. According to the complaint, Damlarkaya was "active in online discussions with prospective terrorists, including likely ISIS supporters, about ways to kill the "kuffar" (a derogatory term to describe non-Muslims)" since at least early August.