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Glenn Frey, the guitarist, singer and songwriter who co-founded the Eagles , whose country-tinged, melodic rock tunes, wistful love ballads, philosophical anthems, observations of the outlaw life and testaments to the wages of decadence made it perhaps the leading American band of the 1970s, died on Monday in New York City.
  • All Quiet Now: Glenn Frey Dead

    All Quiet Now: Glenn Frey Dead

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    The Recording Academy gave them a Grammy award for best country performance by a duo or group with vocals for Souther's song, "How Long", and a Grammy award for best pop instrumental performance for  Frey's  song, " I Dreamed There Was No War ".
  • Leonardo DiCaprio on Cloud Nine Following Oscar Nod

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    One of the surprises was a best picture nod for another high-profile action film: " Mad Max: Fury Road ", which was also recognized in eight other categories including directing ( George Miller ) and cinematography (John Seale). This year may hear some of the same chatter, as the only best picture nominees among 2015's top 20 hits were " Mad Max " and "The Martian". "No, I am very happy, very honoured." he called the performance "an wonderful job ".
  • The Eagles Pay Tribute To Glenn Frey

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    Henley considered Frey as his brother. "It boggles the mind somewhat", Frey told  Rolling Stone  in 2012. The band was so successful in the 1970s that her best-of album "Greatest Hits" is regarded as one of the bestselling albums of all time.
  • Warwickshire pub to celebrate David Bowie with tribute night this weekend

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    Now, nearly 5,000 fans have signed an online petition which is entitled: " Say no to David Bowie dead". I was trying to think of something amusing to say, but it just wouldn't come out right, so I'm just going to e-mail you, David Bowie , and if you check your e-mail in space or heaven or wherever you are, you don't have to e-mail me back.
  • Star Wars tops DiCaprio in Revenant

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    That makes it the third-highest grossing movie ever behind Avatar (US$2.79 billion) and Titanic (US$2.19 billion), according to Box Office Mojo. It has now shot past "Jurassic World's" $1.67 billion global gross to become the third biggest movie ever.
  • How Glenn Frey defined music of the 70s

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    Seger said that every time he saw Frey in recent years he would tell him, 'Isn't it awesome, Bob, we're still doing this at our age? "He was like a brother to me; we were family, and like most families, there was some dysfunction", Henley writes on Facebook .
  • David Bowie's "Lazarus" video is a parting gift for his fans

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    According to the Daily Mirror , the singer told friends that he only wanted to be remembered for the good times and his music. Although " black stars " are usually found in the breast, and can show evidence that the radial scar they form around is benign, rather than cancerous , for many fans the discovery has significance with Bowie's choice of album title.
  • Jamie Foxx saves man from burning truck

    Jamie Foxx saves man from burning truck

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    When Jamie Foxx spoke about the accident to reporters, he said: "As I'm getting him out, I said, "You've got to help me get you out because I don't want to have to leave you". That driver is an EMT, who happened to have scissors. The CHP stated that Kyle sustained major injuries in the crash, such as trauma to his waist and burns to his chest, head and neck.
  • Whoopi Goldberg weighs in on calls to boycott the Oscars

    Whoopi Goldberg weighs in on calls to boycott the Oscars

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    While recording 'The View ,' Candace Cameron Bure, walked off set after an awkward conversation - but did she leave because of the heated convo, or did something more serious go down? Luckily co-host Whoopi Goldberg , 60, came to her rescue, announcing that Candice "hasn't been feeling well for the past couple hours" and said the panelists all believed it would be better "for her to get some rest"."I make movies for a living".
  • Kate: Leo deserves and Oscar win

    Kate: Leo deserves and Oscar win

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    And Leo's always made it clear how he feels about the British beauty telling Entertainment Tonight at this year's Golden Globes, "She's my favourite actress in the industry". Along with her former Titanic co-star, Winslet is also in the Oscar mix as she was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress Oscar . 'This movie was about trust and no one was more deserving of our trust than our director.
  • "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Now Highest-Grossing Ever in U.S.

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    Though it seems like "The Force Awakens" still has a long way to go before defeating the global haul of " Avatar " ($2.8 billion ), the former can end up eclipsing the latter. Avatar remains the highest-grossing film of all time globally, having made £1.87 billion since its 2009 release. This photo provided by Lucasfilm shows Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ".
  • 'Like Being Born Again': American Describes Being Freed From Iranian Prison

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    I think he just enjoyed the company", Rep. Dan Kildee said. "As soon as we got out of Iranian airspace, champagne bottles were popped", he told reporters. In addition to encouraging Iran's practice of capturing and imprisoning American citizens on politically-driven charges, the deal to release Rezaian and the other US captives will likely strengthen Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, Josh Rogin reported Sunday for Bloomberg View.
  • Star Wars force holds U.S. box office

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    Usually, when a film opens after the first of the year -that isn't expanding from a limited December release, it's a sign that said flick is being dumped into the market to make a quick buck. With that total, the sci-fi film has made an estimated $812 million in the USA - the only film in history to make more than $800 million domestically.
  • Cruz: Every Time Trump's Poll Numbers Drop, He 'Gets Angrier and Angrier'

    Cruz: Every Time Trump's Poll Numbers Drop, He 'Gets Angrier and Angrier'

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    The Texas senator was first to announce his bid back in March and has since been carefully laying the groundwork for a come-from-behind primary victory. During a 45-minute speech, Trump left Cruz unscathed until the very end, when he mentioned the loans that Cruz received as a Senate candidate in 2012 but did not properly report to election authorities.
  • Nannaku Prematho Movie 7th Day, Day 7 Box Office Collections

    Nannaku Prematho Movie 7th Day, Day 7 Box Office Collections

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    V. S. N. Prasad under his Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra Banner and co-produced by Bhogavalli Bapineedu & Reliance Entertainment. Famous  music director  of Tollywood Film Industry  Devi Sri Prasad  was composed the film's soundtrack. In the first week, it made an equal business of S/O Satyamurthy which made Rs 38 crore in its opening week (Rs 57.7 Cr). For the power-packed star who recreated box-office history with Simhadri in his early days, the 50 crore dream has been eluding NTR, while all ...
  • At least 2 reported dead in San Jose Greyhound bus crash

    At least 2 reported dead in San Jose Greyhound bus crash

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    Investigators and others dispatched to the crash scene expected hours of work before the bus can be removed and normal traffic access restored, he said. CBC News reports that last Thursday in British Columbia, another Greyhound bus crash place. The actual bus, which lay across the center median, was not expected to be cleared from the scene until the afternoon, with initial estimates at 3 p.m.
  • Watch 'Aunt Viv' Slam Jada Pinkett-Smith For Calling An Oscars Boycott

    Watch 'Aunt Viv' Slam Jada Pinkett-Smith For Calling An Oscars Boycott

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    Actor and director  Spike Lee  also said that he would not attend this year's ceremony. Membership of the Academy is by recommendation of two other members, or is automatically awarded by being Oscar nominated. "It just ain’t that deep". In a lengthy post on  Instagram , Lee wrote his disappointment towards the show, which will be airing in February.   Recently, Pinkett-Smith stated her desire to boycott the Oscars for its lack of diversity.
  • Celine Dion's Brother Daniel Dead at 59

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    The statement called Dion "a gentle and reserved man of many talents". Daniel was one of Celine's 13 siblings. It looks a lot like Rene, he had cancer of the throat, tongue and brain. A public memorial in Las Vegas, where Celine is now on an extended residency, is scheduled on February 3 at the Caesars Palace Colosseum . When Dion was 18, Angelil instructed the French-speaking singer to remake her image by changing her hair and capping her teeth and enroll in English school so she ...
  • Harry's Greek princess just a fairytale

    Harry's Greek princess just a fairytale

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    According to the reports, the two eligible young royals were actually set up one of the prince's cousins, Princess Beatrice, who thought that the two would make an flawless royal pairing. Born in New York, Olympia is the eldest and only girl of five children. She studied drama, history of art and graphics and photography. She is presently living with her parents and her brothers: 16-year-old Prince Constantine-Alexios, 14-year-old Prince Achileas-Andreas, ten-year-old Prince Odysseas-Kimon, ...
  • Fans Honor Glenn Frey in Winslow, Arizona

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    Frey  was lead vocalist on the  Eagles'  breakthrough hit, " Take It Easy ", a song mostly written by  Jackson Browne  that came out in 1972. The musician joined the band in 1974 and helped write the classic song " Hotel California ". "Just about anyone playing music in a Nashville studio was heavily influenced by those records or has heard those records hundreds of times", Cooper said.
  • Arizona city made famous by Eagles song celebrates Frey

    Arizona city made famous by Eagles song celebrates Frey

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    One Frey rocker, James Dean, was a tribute to the fallen movie idol that seemed especially close to the Detroit native's rowdy and rebellious heart. He appeared on episodes of " Miami Vice " and " Nash Bridges ", both featuring his friend Don Johnson , and appeared in the film " Jerry McGuire ", directed by Cameron Crowe , who had befriended him after he interviewed the Eagles for Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970s.
  • Former Eagle Don Felder mourns death of Glenn Frey

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    Musicians and other celebrities, including Carole King, Huey Lewis, Justin Timberlake , Niall Horan and Kiss band members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, mourned the news of Eagles legend Glenn Frey's demise. . He released his debut album, No Fun Aloud , in 1982 and went on to record Top 40 hits " The One You Love ", " Smuggler's Blues ", "Sexy Girl", " The Heat Is On ", " You Belong to the City ", "True Love", "Soul Searchin'", and "Livin' Right".
  • Shot At Maverick Station In East Boston

    Shot At Maverick Station In East Boston

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    Superintendent Richard Sullivan said the shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. and started on a Blue line train when the men began arguing. Detectives from the MBTA Police and Boston Police were on the scene. Both the victims were taken to local hospitals where they are expected to survive. Shuttle buses are replacing Blue Line service between Airport and Bowdoin stations due to the police activity.
  • Lemmy Kilmister laid to rest

    Lemmy Kilmister laid to rest

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    He said: "I was really f***ing intimidated, this guy who had this image of being, you know, very hardcore and so-on and so-forth and we of course had this hardcore image and I didn't know exactly what to expect". The event itself is restricted to friends and family, following the loss of the star, who was diagnosed with an extremely aggressive cancer two days before his death.
  • It's time to name players suspected of match-fixing

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    The report suggests match-fixing exists higher up the food chain, including at Wimbledon, and could involve players now competing at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Between them, they are the most prolific winners "down under" in the draw, defending champion and world No1 Djokovic with five titles, No3 seed Federer with four titles from five finals.