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Culture Incredible footage shows wingsuit jumpers dive off mountain and into passing plane
Author: 0 Incredible footage shows wingsuit jumpers dive off mountain and into passing plane

It took more than 100 test flights and a first attempt that had to be abandoned, but the Soul Flyers finally achieved the seemingly impossible. Watch these guys fly into an airplane in the Swiss Alps. How do you make wingsuit flying more nuts? A first attempt had to be abandoned but eventually conditions were deemed ideal. In the video, the Fugen and Reffet use the suits to control their flight, diving through the plane's door - which measures just 1.6m x 1.25m - at speeds of around 140km/h.

Culture Troutman Christmas Parade will go down Eastway Drive
Author: 0 Troutman Christmas Parade will go down Eastway Drive

This parade will end at the Vinton War Memorial after taking a route downtown. The parade is sponsored by The City of Fredericksburg Virginia Parks and Recreation Department and Huber Motor Cars, and media sponsor B101.5. Then enjoy the parade, starting on Meadow Avenue at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend and encouraged to bring cameras for photos with Santa. Main Street Director Tim Moore said the parade is one of the biggest in the surrounding areas each year.

Culture Iranian Teen Sahar Tabar Underwent 50 Surgeries to Look Like Angelina Jolie
Author: 0 Iranian Teen Sahar Tabar Underwent 50 Surgeries to Look Like Angelina Jolie

And we can't say we're too surprised - anyone who undergoes several plastic surgeries to look like a celebrity will nearly always get noticed. Doc: "say no more". Featured recently in Belgium's Sud Info , Sahar said her goal in life is to look like the Hollywood actress. She has shared numerous selfies on social media, all of which have sparked huge debate among her Instagram followers.

Culture Disney has found its 'Mulan' in Liu Yifei
Author: 0 Disney has found its 'Mulan' in Liu Yifei

The 1998 film was so well-received by critics and the public, earning USD304 million (RM1.24 billion) worldwide as well as Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. Disney's upcoming re-telling won't be Liu's first Hollywood project, though. She's fluent in English and even lived in Queens, New York City, as a kid, according to the Hollywood Reporter .

Culture Thanks a Lot, Witch Hunters: Jeremy Piven's Show Is Cancelled
Author: 0 Thanks a Lot, Witch Hunters: Jeremy Piven's Show Is Cancelled

Nine of the episodes have already aired, and the remaining four are reportedly going to air in the show's regular Sunday time slot at 8 p.m. ET. When the allegations first surfaced, CBS declined to broadcast an interview of Piven on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert", which was scheduled to air November 3.

Culture Everyone Is Roasting The Trumps Over Their Incredibly Dystopian Xmas Decorations
Author: 0 Everyone Is Roasting The Trumps Over Their Incredibly Dystopian Xmas Decorations

For some First Ladies, they'd make the most of watching the ballerinas from a distance that can only be described as thisclose and view it with nothing but wide-eyed wonder. She loves living in Washington, D.C., and is honored by her role as first lady of the United States. "She said, "It's not my thing". One friend told Vanity Fair that it's "old news" that Melania and Donald Trump lead essentially separate lives.

Culture Harvey Weinstein Sued for Alleged Cannes 'Sex Trafficking'
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein Sued for Alleged Cannes 'Sex Trafficking'

According to the complaint, one producer told Kadian on the phone while she was in a hotel with Weinstein that she needed to be a "good girl and do whatever" Weinstein wanted for future work. Weinstein has two directorial credits in IMDb: The Gnomes' Great Adventure (1987) and Playing for Keeps (1986). "The Weinstein company's board has maintained they were completely unaware of Harvey's crimes, claiming to be blindsided by the plethora of sexual misconduct allegations".

Culture Hip-Hop Fans React to 2018 Grammy Nominations
Author: 0 Hip-Hop Fans React to 2018 Grammy Nominations

Future was also not nominated for any categories, which comes as a surprise to fans, as his "Mask Off" single quickly reached platinum status at the beginning of 2017. Michaels, SZA , Alessia Cara, Khalid and Lil Uzi Vert are nominated for best new artist . Lady Gaga and Kesha landed two nods each in the same categories as Sheeran.

Culture 'SNL': James Franco, Kevin Hart To Host December Episodes
Author: 0 'SNL': James Franco, Kevin Hart To Host December Episodes

The film, which has already begun receiving Oscar buzz, is one of the best-reviewed movies in Rotten Tomatoes history, and Ronan has received just as much praise for her role as the lead protagonist Christine McPherson, aka Lady Bird . Musical guests for the Franco episode will be SZA , and Hart's will be Foo Fighters . Saturday Night Live has not been messing around for its 43rd season.

Culture 'Lady Bird' sets record for highest approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Author: 0 'Lady Bird' sets record for highest approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes

Lady Bird doesn't release in the United Kingdom until February, Lady Bird is nearly certified for awards glory in an upcoming couple of months with rumours of an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. She found out the news from her younger brother, who was "also slightly skeptical" that her film had bested an animated classic like Toy Story 2, she joked.

Culture Avengers: Infinity War trailer finally arrives Wednesday
Author: 0 Avengers: Infinity War trailer finally arrives Wednesday

Marvel also has a lot of new projects coming in the following years including Black Panther , Captain Marvel , Avengers: Infinity War and the yet untitled Avengers 4 . The poster, which you can see below, falls in line with the one sheets for both The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron , focusing exclusively on the Avengers "A" and a specific color scheme.

Culture Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is Miss Universe 2017
Author: 0 Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa , Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, was crowned Miss Universe 2017 at a glittering ceremony in Las Vegas on Monday morning (IST). Colombia and Jamaica, stood first and second runner-ups respectively. Throughout the competition, the women had to hit the stage in evening gowns and bikinis, and also answer tough questions to put their intelligence on display.

Culture South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017
Author: 0 South Africa wins Miss Universe 2017

Bennett placed third in the competition in which 92 countries competed. The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while Bennett finished as the second runner-up. She was held at gunpoint by three carjackers in June as she was driving through Johannesburg, about a month after she was crowned Miss South Africa .

Culture Kris Jenner likens daughters' pregnancies to 'a faucet that won't turn off'
Author: 0 Kris Jenner likens daughters' pregnancies to 'a faucet that won't turn off'

For quite long, rumour mills have been on an overdrive about Kylie's baby news, with reports claiming that the 20-year-old is expecting her fist baby with boyfriend Travis Scott . Khloe had shared a short clip on her Snapchat account and said that she was exhausted with all the work, but all her hard work was worth it. In a holiday special for " Keeping Up with the Kardashians ", the momager said she had a lot to be thankful for including a number of new little ones in the family.

Culture Parenting Is Hard In New Black Mirror Season 4 Trailer
Author: 0 Parenting Is Hard In New Black Mirror Season 4 Trailer

The Netflix original that only reminds you of just how disgusting and hellish new technology can be has a much-anticipated fourth season hitting the platform on a date that has yet to be announced. Check out the trailer above as we draw nearer to " Black Mirror " season 4 on Netflix in 2018. Uh, hopefully we'll never get to the point where we can actually inject children with unusual medications that'll allow for them to be controlled, because that needle in the "Arkangel" trailer is a ...

Culture By-election to RK Nagar, four other Assembly seats on Dec 21
Author: 0 By-election to RK Nagar, four other Assembly seats on Dec 21

The schedule drawn up by the EC stated that filing of nominations could begin on Monday, the day in which a notification would be issued on the gazettes of the respective State governments. He declined to comment on the party's probable candidate to fight the by-election. The unified AIADMK's presidium chairman E Madhusudanan, who was the candidate of the Panneerselvam camp when earlier scheduled on April 12, has expressed his willingness to contest again.

Culture Woman Saved by Homeless Veteran Helps Raise More Than $38K for Him
Author: 0 Woman Saved by Homeless Veteran Helps Raise More Than $38K for Him

McClure created a crowdfunding page for Bobbitt on November 10 with a goal of $10,000, which so far raised more than $235,000 for apartment rent, a auto, and months of expenses. I have honestly met more good people than bad. And as of Thanksgiving Day, folks have contributed over $200,000 to the effort. McClure and D'Amico said Bobbitt hasn't told them what he intends to do with all the money, but told CNN that he plans to post a video detailing his plans for the future.

Culture 'Padmavati' cleared for United Kingdom release by BBFC
Author: 0 'Padmavati' cleared for United Kingdom release by BBFC

Moreover, the insurance cover comes into effect only after the film's theatrical release. "Stating, '"Padmavati" (12 A) moderate violence, injury detail", the British Censor Board has listed the film on its official site. Eventually, the makers had to shift their release date and reports have it that the film might release early next year. The makers of Padmavati recently chose to postpone its release in India following violent protests against the film.

Culture Malia Obama Is Reportedly Dating British Public Schoolboy Rory Farquharson
Author: 0 Malia Obama Is Reportedly Dating British Public Schoolboy Rory Farquharson

TMZ published yet another video in August that reported to show Malia Obama "out of it" and being carried out of the music festival Lollapalooza. While the videos have caused some people to criticize Malia for what they felt was "inappropriate" behavior, others have come to the former first daughter's defense, noting her behavior was fairly typical of any teenager.

Culture Community celebrates Thanksgiving with service
Author: 0 Community celebrates Thanksgiving with service

Woodson said she works long hours in Strasburg at the Hotel Strasburg and her parents live in Fairfax. About 315 volunteers assisted with serving the meals to the hundreds who showed up at Ag Hall. "It's always good to give other people a helping hand". "I was born on Thanksgiving", Bates said, "so this is how I get my Thanksgiving celebration".

Culture Charlie Rose fired after multiple sexual harassment claims
Author: 0 Charlie Rose fired after multiple sexual harassment claims

She also expressed empathy for Rose, saying she thinks he is "troubled" and that "we all have issues in life". And new accusers have come forward - this time women who work at CBS . "I proceeded to go into the living room, and he said, 'I want to show you this scene from this movie, ' and he said, 'Have a seat, ' you know, 'relax, ' and he proceeded to turn on the film Secretary , which is a sexually involved film involving S&M, unfortunately".

Culture United States authorities identify alleged Game of Thrones hacker
Author: 0 United States authorities identify alleged Game of Thrones hacker

Here's the snag: Mesri is in Iran . An indictment filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan accuses Behzad Mesri of hacking into the cable network's computer system in NY. "A series of criminal cases could increase pressure on lawmakers to act", the Post's sources said. The hack at HBO happened nearly three years after a high-profile breach at Sony Corp., which unleashed a trove of emails that embarrassed top executives.

Culture DOJ names Iranian as hacker who stole unaired episodes from HBO
Author: 0 DOJ names Iranian as hacker who stole unaired episodes from HBO

Despite the charges, Mesri has not been arrested. Cyber experts are concerned Iran will refocus its hacker army on the USA if the Trump administration and Congress abandon the deal. According to the indictment , Mesri is a "self-professed expert in computer hacking techniques, and had worked on behalf of the Iranian military to conduct computer network attacks that targeted military systems, nuclear software systems, and Israeli infrastructure ".

Culture Nassar victims demand answers from Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics
Author: 0 Nassar victims demand answers from Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics

Recently, members of the "Fierce Five", including Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney , who took team gold at the 2012 Olympics, accused Nassar of sexual misconduct in his role as the USA Gymnastics doctor. You violated the oath that you took, which is to do no harm, and you harmed them selfishly. "It would be like saying that because of the leotards we wore, it was our fault that we were abused by Larry Nassar ".

Culture Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are expecting their second child
Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are expecting their second child

In the Instagram video, Teigen films Luna crawling around and when the child finds her way to Teigen's stomach she asks , "Luna, what's in here?" Priscilla Valles is the hair extension guru to the stars, so Teigen could be playing one of her famous tricks on us all! Though, it was actually big sister-to-be Luna Simone Stephens who got to break the news.

Culture Chris Pratt Pets Baby Raptor In 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Teaser
Author: 0 Chris Pratt Pets Baby Raptor In 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Teaser

The clip only runs a few seconds long and shows Pratt as Owen, playing with what appears to be a young Velociraptor, not unlike the ones that the character trained and bonded with during the first Jurassic World installment. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will be released on June 7, 2018 in the UK, and June 22, 2018 in the US. The extended cast includes James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, and Rafe Spall.

Culture Trump Backs Roy Moore for Senate Seat Despite Sex Allegations
Author: 0 Trump Backs Roy Moore for Senate Seat Despite Sex Allegations

Corfman says she agreed to share details only after The Washington Post sought her out and gave her assurances she wasn't the only one accusing Moore of misconduct. "It's very close to my heart", she said. Sessions told Congress last week he has "no reason to doubt" the women. Scott said he thinks there was "a strong possibility with a new candidate, a new Republican candidate, a proven conservative, that we can win that race".

Culture Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton for LaVar Ball on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton for LaVar Ball on Twitter

Trump railed on Twitter Sunday. LaVar Ball - Actually played minor league football (World League of American Football). Trump said in September that his criticism of the players "has nothing to do with race", rather it's about "respect for our country, flag and national anthem".

Culture Did Kris Jenner Confirm Kylie Jenner And Khloe Kardashian's Pregnancies?
Author: 0 Did Kris Jenner Confirm Kylie Jenner And Khloe Kardashian's Pregnancies?

To make the point: Kourtney is the mother of Mason , Penelope and Reign , Kim the North and Saint in waiting for the arrival of the third child by a surrogate mother, and Robert became the father of a small Dream a year ago. One person wrote, "9 sets of pajamas for 9 grandkids". But a photo posted this week, not Kris Jenner could well change. And though most of the sets have name tags for each grandkid, there are a few left unnamed, meaning they could be for Jenner's three ...

Culture Jude Law to star as Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel
Author: 0 Jude Law to star as Mar-Vell in Captain Marvel

Mississipi Grind directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are set to helm the project from a script written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Nicole Perlman, and Meg LeFauve. He's played lotharios, vicious villains and movie heroes, but he's never appeared in a Marvel movie, until now. It's also thought Samuel L. Jackson may show up as a younger Nick Fury.

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Author: 0 "Swift's 'reputation" sales top 1.2 million units

She is the only artist to have four different albums sell more than a million copies in a week since Nielsen Music started tracking album sales in 1991. Swift has kept all but four songs from Reputation off streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, meaning that fans need to pay to download the album or buy it on CD if they want to hear it.

Culture Gwyneth Paltrow Is Engaged to Brad Falchuk
Author: 0 Gwyneth Paltrow Is Engaged to Brad Falchuk

According to the publication, Gwyn met Brad in 2014 on the set of Glee , though worked to keep their relationship secret until September of 2015, when they attended the premier of Screen Queen together. The magazine said the pair has already posed for engagement photos and reported that Paltrow is expected to announce the new on her lifestyle blog in the coming days.

Culture CBS News fires Charlie Rose
Author: 0 CBS News fires Charlie Rose

Rose's PBS interview show, which he has hosted since 1991, has been suspended. "But the thing about Charlie Rose is that he would commonly require his employees to come over to his private homes", Brittain said. Despite Rose's journalistic contributions to CBS News , "There is absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace", Rhodes said in the statement.

Culture Pink Did Flips Off A Building During Her AMAs Performance
Author: 0 Pink Did Flips Off A Building During Her AMAs Performance

He also noted that 2018 should be a year of hope, of people coming together and staying strong. In addition to having several actual in-person responders honored onstage directly prior to the performance, the two singers were backed by a dramatic photo montage displaying pics of different scenarios where first responders were crucial this year - including such events as shootings, hurricanes, fires, floods, and other natural disasters that have ravaged the country in 2017.

Culture The New 'A Wrinkle in Time' Trailer Will Give You Chills
Author: 0 The New 'A Wrinkle in Time' Trailer Will Give You Chills

I guess Disney would want to bank in on his popularity for being in Wonder Woman-undoubtedly one of the most successful movies of the year. In the film, Reid and her siblings travel through time to find their father (Pine). Charles Wallace introduces Meg and her fellow classmate Calvin ( Levi Miller ) to three celestial guides-Mrs. Which as they try to convince Meg that she has the ability to become a warrior and fight what their light can't overcome in order to save her father.

Culture Taylor Swift Delivers Message to Diana Ross at American Music Awards 2017
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Delivers Message to Diana Ross at American Music Awards 2017

As for the other major fashion moments in Tracee Ross's repertoire yesterday evening-among them a standout white suit and bejeweled top from Diana Ross's archive -Welch said pulling it all together was organic. Ross attended the awards with three generations of her legendary family, including her mother, Diana Ross , who will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award .

Culture Model accuses Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Model accuses Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct

According to Khalighi, she looked to Ratner for help when the assault began and at that moment "the realization fell on me that they were in it together". Let me be crystal clear and very direct. The statement went on to say, "at some point I observed Keri and Russell going upstairs to Russell's bedroom on that Saturday afternoon".

Culture Fox deliberating with multiple buyers for TV, film assets
Author: 0 Fox deliberating with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

Selling the entertainment business would be a good deal for Fox, said MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson. The assumption is that the sale talk is a sign that Rupert Murdoch and his sons - 21st Century Fox executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch - are taking a hard look at growth prospects of Fox under its current structure if the Sky deal does not transpire.

Culture Country music star Mel Tillis dies at 85
Author: 0 Country music star Mel Tillis dies at 85

His first big hit as a songwriter was "I'm exhausted", which was recorded that same year by Webb Pierce, who went on to record several more of Tillis's compositions. The Country Music Hall of Famer leaves behind six children ( Pam Tillis , Connie Tillis, Cindy Shorey, Sonny Tillis, Carrie April Tillis , and Hannah Puryear), six grandchildren, a great grandson, a sister (Linda Crosby) and brother (Richard Tillis), the mother of five of his children (Doris Tillis), and his longtime partner ...

Culture Rockers Mourn Late AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young
Author: 0 Rockers Mourn Late AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young

In a statement to Australian website SBS , the band said that Malcolm died peacefully on Saturday with his family beside him. "From the outset, he knew what he wanted to achieve and, along with his younger brother, took to the world stage giving their all at every show".

Culture When Is Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017? Performance Drama Swarms Shanghai Show
Author: 0 When Is Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017? Performance Drama Swarms Shanghai Show

On Thursday it was reported that both the media and some of the models scheduled to attend the lingerie company's annual fashion show in Shanghai were canceling their trips after the Chinese government refused them visas. The footage sparked many angry Chinese people to call her " racist " and not to come to Shanghai. Gigi confirmed in August that she was due to return to the runway at this year's fashion extravaganza, and admitted it was "a dream come true" to model for the brand.

Culture 'Hey, Chicks, Sue Me!'
Author: 0 'Hey, Chicks, Sue Me!'

Simmons' book defines the steps to take in order to achieve wealth and success. Rather than do that, however, he reportedly crashed a staff meeting by shouting, 'Hey chicks, sue me!' before pulling open his shirt to expose his chest and belly.

Culture 'People' Has Given Blake Shelton The 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title For 2017
Author: 0 'People' Has Given Blake Shelton The 'Sexiest Man Alive' Title For 2017

The publication put the Trump supporter at the very top of their annual list, but readers were quick to criticise the magazine for its controversial announcement. When asked about how she'd react if Shelton did indeed snag the title, Stefani, who's been dating Shelton since late 2015, responded, "I'm gonna look really good, huh?" "If only for one year I get to be sexy, I am going to milk this for everything that it's worth", he told host Ellen DeGeneres .