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Also in August, red paint was splattered on a Columbus statue in Buffalo . But earlier in the day, it was a different scene when the Central Park Conservancy worked quickly to wash away graffiti scrawled across the monument . At the time Melissa Mark-Viverito, the City Council Speaker, had recommended that the 76-foot monument dedicated to Columbus in Columbus Circle be considered for potential removal .
  • 'Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief'

    'Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief'

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    Country music legend George Strait will headline a concert at the Majestic Theatre on Tuesday night, joined by stars like Miranda Lambert , Chris Stapleton , Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, as part of the televised " Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief ".
  • Josh Gad: Kristen Bell saved my parents from Irma

    Josh Gad: Kristen Bell saved my parents from Irma

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    Earlier in the day, the actress posted on her own page , "Last run to the store for #irma hurricane holdover prep while bracing down in orlando- we didn't have the option to leave so here we are. Bell, who was in Orlando filming a movie when Irma hit, has been helping entertain her fellow stranded guests with a sing-a-long, Bingo, wheelchair races and more.
  • Demi Lovato grateful to be alive

    Demi Lovato grateful to be alive

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    Lovato, who received the Spirit of Sobriety award at the event, continued: "You just have to take it one day at a time, some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but my mental health as well".
  • Georgia Power offers update on state-wide outages

    Georgia Power offers update on state-wide outages

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    As of 10:59 a.m. Tuesday, 2,405 out of Georgia Power's 86,325 customers in Muscogee County don't have electricity, according to the company's website. Farther north, more than 100,000 are in the dark in Georgia. We will also bring you updates from officials about the clean-up process as they come in.
  • RuPaul Is An Emmy Winner-Again!

    RuPaul Is An Emmy Winner-Again!

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    Similarly, 46% of millennials are likely to watch an award show just because they are a fan of the host, in comparison to one-third (34%) of the general public. RuPaul , you're a victor, baby... again! This was a little moment they all deserved. She delivers constant punchlines and yet makes the show's title character into a believably resilient, vulnerable and evolving human being.
  • Gigi Hadid Walked the Runway with Just One Shoe

    Gigi Hadid Walked the Runway with Just One Shoe

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    Just as she hit the ramp at the Anna Sui show at New York Fashion Week on Monday, the 22-year-old's strappy heel on her right foot came off. Somehow in the quick change into her second ensemble for the Age of Aquarius, hippie drippy show, Gigi failed to find her second show, not that the front row would have noticed.
  • 'IT' Has Biggest Opening Weekend For A Horror Movie EVER

    'IT' Has Biggest Opening Weekend For A Horror Movie EVER

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    This also isn't the only record the film has broken: it's also the largest opening for a horror or supernatural film. Written and directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer, the romantic comedy film tells the story of a recently separated 40-year-old mother who moves back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her children and opens her guest house to three young filmmakers.
  • Armie Hammer drags James Woods for homophobia comment with best reply ever

    Armie Hammer drags James Woods for homophobia comment with best reply ever

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    Later that evening, Woods replied to both statements. " But now that the attempted grabbed pussy is out of the bag I'd say he'll block me any minute now ". The user noted that Woods had fantasized "about killing a man in an offensive shirt", called Al Sharpton a "disgusting pig" who is responsible for the murder of policemen; and has accused Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner of masturbating to the Boston Marathon bomber.
  • Cop suspended for helping pulsar suni

    Cop suspended for helping pulsar suni

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    According to Suni's "revelations" Nadirshah paid him the amount at a movie location in Thodupuzha to carry out the abduction and molestation. After Sreenivasan, whose house was vandalised after he made pro-Dileep comments, Nadirshah is now being questioned in connection with the actor accused in the case.
  • Grand release plans for 'Spyder' in US!

    Grand release plans for 'Spyder' in US!

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    According to Hindustan Times, a statement has been released by Spyder's distributor in the U.S., which mentions that they will be releasing the film in 600 screens in Tamil and Telugu . Spyder will have a massive release in U.S. in all the prestigious screens across the continent. In the case of Spyder , I signed the film even before I heard the narration because of the combination.
  • Sir Peter Hall, theatre, film and opera director, dies aged 86

    Sir Peter Hall, theatre, film and opera director, dies aged 86

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    During a career that spanned more than half a century he staged the English-language première of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot , and the world première of Harold Pinter's Homecoming . Sir Peter created the RSC to realise his vision of a resident ensemble of actors, directors and designers, producing modern and classic texts. Sir Nicholas Hytner, its director from 2003 to 2015, said: "Peter Hall was one of the great figures in British theatrical history, up there in a line of impresarios ...
  • Aditya Pancholi's Wife, Zarina Wahab, Says Kangana Never Approached Her For Help

    Aditya Pancholi's Wife, Zarina Wahab, Says Kangana Never Approached Her For Help

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    The actress revealed that she always expected the Salman Khan film to be a blockbuster, but it was a conscious decision on her part to not do the film. Aditya and Zareena have rubbished Kangana's claims. Kangana has been at the centre of a storm for the past two weeks, ever since she raked up controversies by speaking about her past relationships with actors Hrithik Roshan , Aditya and Adhyayan Suman in three different interviews.
  • It's Honey! I Shrunk Matt Damon In Downsizing Trailer

    It's Honey! I Shrunk Matt Damon In Downsizing Trailer

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    And honestly, the whole concept seems great. The cast also includes Christoph Waltz ( Django Unchained , Inglorious Basterds ), Hong Chau ( Inherent Vice , Treme ), and Jason Sudeikis ( We're the Millers , Saturday Night Live ). I've very much enjoyed all of Alexander Payne's past films, but it's hard to get a grasp on the film's tone from the trailer. "Humans are involved in politics, so we thought this story was an interesting prism through which to view our times".
  • Murdochs' Sky takeover bid set to be referred to competition watchdog

    Murdochs' Sky takeover bid set to be referred to competition watchdog

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    Speaking in parliament, Ms Bradley said that she was referring the possible takeover by Rupert Murdoch's company on the grounds of media plurality and to ensure the protection and commitment of broadcasting standards. But a referral on the grounds of broadcasting standards follows Bradley's request for Ofcom to reconsider its original findings earlier this year. In Ofcom's original report , the regulator concluded there were "no broadcasting standards concerns that may justify a reference" ...
  • London stays global financial center despite Brexit

    London stays global financial center despite Brexit

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    Istanbul's overall average rating is 617 in the 22nd Z/Yen global financial centers index (GFCI), up from 609 in the previous index. In Asia, Hong Kong jumped Singapore into third place, while different US urban areas took after NY in losing points.
  • Irma closes in on Tampa, not Miami

    Irma closes in on Tampa, not Miami

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    On Saturday morning, the state was already beginning to feel Irma's effects. It left more than 20 people dead across the Caribbean and as it moved north over the Gulf of Mexico's bathtub-warm water of almost 90 degrees, it was expected to regain strength.