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Spotify hit with $US1.6bln lawsuit

Spotify hit with $US1.6bln lawsuit

Spotify is the world's most dominant music streaming and limited downloading service. In addition to the massive sum of money listed in the suit, Wixen also is also seeking an injunctive relief that...

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Carrie Underwood says she received facial stitches during November accident

Carrie Underwood says she received facial stitches during November accident

In her note, Underwood "spare [s] you the gruesome details", but does share that, when she underwent surgery the night of her November 10 fall, "the doctor told [Underwood's husband] Mike [Fisher] tha...

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Apple's $35 iPhone Battery Replacement in Canada Now Live

Apple added, "Initial supplies of some replacement batteries may be limited". It's worth noting that although Apple's decision to slow phones may seem like a cheap way to get you to upgrade, that's ...

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Jon Gruden will replace Jack Del Rio as Raiders head coach

Jon Gruden will replace Jack Del Rio as Raiders head coach

Mark Davis was prepared to pursue Gruden with a strong offer that could include an ownership stake in the team. It seems all that needs to happen before Gruden's hiring is made official is the ...

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Dave Chappelle calls women who accused Louis CK of sexual misconduct 'weak'

Dave Chappelle calls women who accused Louis CK of sexual misconduct 'weak'

The accusations came after he joked about Caitlyn Jenner in a separate Netflix special , talking about the prospect of her appearing nude in Sports Illustrated. "I do understand that life is hard, an...

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Gillian Anderson Confirms 'X-Files' Season 11 Is Her Last

Gillian Anderson Confirms 'X-Files' Season 11 Is Her Last

To her, this was only going to be a single season revival, and she never said she was going to commit to an all new multi-season run of the show. She will be present for the ten episodes Season 11 has...

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Justin Timberlake Reveals New Album 'Man of the Woods'

Justin Timberlake Reveals New Album 'Man of the Woods'

The release of Man of the Woods just so happens to fall two days before Timberlake headlines the Super Bowl LII halftime show on February 4. This album follows the 2013 release of The 20/20 Expe...

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Get Well Soon: Saint West Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Get Well Soon: Saint West Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Thankfully, sources say the little one is doing well now. The pair will become parents of three when their surrogate gives birth to their baby girl, reportedly later this month. Meanwhile, Kim's you...

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Taylor lauds new world champion Cross

Taylor lauds new world champion Cross

Now Cross is champion of the world and has a bright future stretching out in front of him. Taylor, 57, who won his last world title in 2013, won 10 legs and had 12 180s but had no answer to Cross wh...

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Hoda Kotb named co-anchor of 'Today' after Matt Lauer firing

Hoda Kotb named co-anchor of 'Today' after Matt Lauer firing

NBC News reported there may be many as eight accusers, though tallying is hard as the accounts have been anonymous. Guthrie joined NBC News as a correspondent in 2007 and has been the co-anchor...

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2017 was safest year for commercial airline travel

2017 was safest year for commercial airline travel

The Netherlands-based aviation consultant firm counted a total of 111 accidents with only two resulting in fatalities. The deadliest commercial accident was in January 2017, when a MyCargo Airline...

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Mariah Carey's New Year's redemption was kind of a letdown

Mariah Carey's New Year's redemption was kind of a letdown

Her next song, "We Belong Together", was not any better. She started a two-song set at 11:38 p.m. ET with her 1990 single "Vision of Love". In 2016 Carey received criticism over the controversia...

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Jessica Alba, husband Cash Warren welcome third child

Jessica Alba, husband Cash Warren welcome third child

Alba added that the girls are "already obsessed with their new baby bro". The 36-year-old actress-turned-entrepreneur introduced the new baby boy, the couple's third child, to the world on her Inst...

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China Resists US Efforts to Blacklist Ships Through UN

China Resists US Efforts to Blacklist Ships Through UN

It allegedly transferred 600 tons of oil, part of what the newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported was a trend of Chinese ships transferring oil 30 times since October. A spokesman for Taiwan's presidentia...

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Time's Up: Women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

Time's Up: Women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

In announcing the campaign on Monday, the group alluded to the string of allegations of sexual assault, harassment and other offenses involving powerful men in the film, TV and media industries, while...

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Rabbi calls Lorde a bigot in full-page Washington Post ad

Rabbi calls Lorde a bigot in full-page Washington Post ad

It said she's joining a global anti-Semitic boycott of Israel but still performing in Russian Federation. The Grammy-winning singer, who rose to fame with her debut hit number Pure Heroine, cancell...

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Maria Menounos announces surprise New Year's Eve wedding

The wedding took place just before the clock struck midnight. Well, how about if you throw in a live television broadcast and a guest list of thousands? Maria is wearing a Pronovias wedding go...

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America Ferrera Is Expecting Baby No. 1 With Husband Ryan Piers Williams

America Ferrera Is Expecting Baby No. 1 With Husband Ryan Piers Williams

They met when he cast her in one of his student films at the University of Southern California. Fans flooded social media with messages of support, and the star's The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pa...

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EPL-leading Man City feels heat in draw with Crystal Palace

EPL-leading Man City feels heat in draw with Crystal Palace

The injury to Jesus could prompt City to bring forward plans to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, with the current necessity for firepower likely to outweigh the determination to wait until the summer...

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Shah Rukh Khan to announce Aanand L Rai film's title today

Shah Rukh Khan to announce Aanand L Rai film's title today

Shah Rukh took to Twitter to share the link to the teaser and announce the title of the film. The teaser showed SRK in a never-seen-before avatar, as he jumped around throughout the teaser in quirky...

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Police officer killed, colleagues injured by crazed gunman in Colorado

Police officer killed, colleagues injured by crazed gunman in Colorado

He was also a veteran, who has exchanged angry tweets with the sheriff's office . A video posted on November 28 shows a traffic stop by a police officer in the city of Lone Tree - apparently taken ...

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Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77

Author Sue Grafton Dies at 77

Sue Grafton died on December 28 at the age of 77. Grafton was surrounded by family, including husband Steven Humphrey, when she died Thursday after a two-year battle with cancer, her daughter, Jamie...

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Bills lose McCoy to injury

Bills lose McCoy to injury

Buffalo's 22-16 victory in Miami was coupled with a Bengals win over the Ravens. Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer noted Lewis said the situation was "more complicated" than team owner ...

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Wausau Children's Museum to host annual 'Noon Year's' celebration

Wausau Children's Museum to host annual 'Noon Year's' celebration

Despite a little snow on the ground overnight, about 50 children participated Saturday, which is how many it traditionally draws. The event included kids making noisemakers and party hats, getting t...

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Texans GM Rick Smith taking leave of absence

Texans GM Rick Smith taking leave of absence

We all wish Smith and his wife strength and positive vibes as they deal with her cancer and hope it all ends positively. "I remain committed to our quest to bring a championship to the city of Houston...

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