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The actor told reporters that he heard the crash from his house and came down in his vehicle to investigate after calling 911 - and what followed was worthy of one of Jamie's action movies. He continued: "I said [to Christian], 'That's God doing something right now...We'll sit up one day and have some waters and talk about it". "But the question is do we, do we act or do we fear our own lives - and [Jamie] did not", Brad Kyle said.
  • Eagles Star Don Felder Pays Tribute To Bandmate Glenn Frey

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    Their sound would go on to successfully blend rock and country - something that others tried but that was mastered by the Eagles . The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist had struggled with intestinal issues over the years, finally succumbing to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia at the age of 67.
  • Don Felder Pays Tribute to Glenn Frey's 'Amazing Genius'

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    Country musicians in Nashville mourned the loss of Eagles' bandleader Glenn Frey as they recalled the band's timeless impact with their smooth harmonies and memorable lyrics that embodied the cool California country rock sound. The band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and was supposed to have been honored at the Kennedy Center last month, but the appearance was postponed because of Frey's health.
  • Glenn Frey's Death Shocks Fans; Eagles Founding Member Dies At 67; Cause

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    Glenn Frey was one of The Eagles' chief songwriters, and was also responsible for their breakout hit Take It Easy with Jackson Browne. Frey's health problems, including diverticulitis, dated to the 1980s. "The planet has lost a great man and a wonderful musician today". He even guest-starred in Miami Vice and had a string of film and TV appearances including a minor role in Tom Cruise's Jerry Maguire.
  • Sanders' lead over Clinton almost doubles in N.H

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    On the Democratic side, Clinton remained the leader, with 52% support nationally among Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters, compared with 36% for Vermont Sen. Fifty-five percent believe Clinton is the best choice to handle the threat of ISIS. The Massachusetts Democratic establishment - with the shining exception of Elizabeth Warren - is nearly perfectly unified in its support of Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy.
  • Stacey Dash Wants To Get Rid Of BET & Black History Month

    Stacey Dash Wants To Get Rid Of BET & Black History Month

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    He then apparently referenced Stacey Dash's "Fox & Friends" interview earlier in the morning, in which the actress criticized the Black Entertainment Television channel for only giving awards to black recipients. "I hope that they're looking for the best movies and the best actors", she said . After Doocy noted that there have been reports indicating that the Academy nominating committee's makeup, though secret, is predominantly white, Dash noted that some reforms might be warranted.
  • 'Making A Murderer' directors criticise media for 'demonising' Avery

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    The directors said that, since the show aired, they've had a number of phone conversations with Avery, which they've recorded and may use in future episodes. "We were documenting what he was doing and what his defense was doing in terms of responding to efforts the state was putting forth to try and convict him".
  • Pinkett Smith says Oscars backlash not really about Oscars

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    The backlash over the second straight year of all-white acting nominees is also putting heavy pressure on the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences to diversify its overwhelmingly white male membership. If I were @chrisrock , I wouldn't be considering boycotting The Oscars . "We're not in the room [with] the executives when they have these green-light meetings quarterly where they look at the scripts".
  • Oscars 2016: Academy to Act on Diversity Concerns

    Oscars 2016: Academy to Act on Diversity Concerns

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    And it took 38 more years for a black woman to win for lead actress - that was Halle Berry. Boone Isaacs also remarked that she felt the although the Academy was taking steps to rectify the situation, the effects were not being felt as of yet.
  • Making a Murderer Subject Files Appeal

    Making a Murderer Subject Files Appeal

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    Avery's life sentence is probably zero". Netflix Steven Avery, who's been jailed since 2008, is filing a motion to appeal his murder conviction, claiming he never received a fair trial. According to FOX6 , the court docs also contend that the cops didn't seal Halbach's auto with tamper-proof tape allowing cops ample opportunity to plant evidence in the victim's vehicle.
  • Hollywood needs to improve diversity — George Clooney

    Hollywood needs to improve diversity — George Clooney

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    Membership of the Academy is by recommendation of two other members, or is automatically awarded by being Oscar nominated. Lee explained that the lack of diversity at the Oscars isn't exactly the fault of the Academy, but the studios who are responsible for producing films! Pinkett Smith has now praised Isaacs for responding to the controversy so quickly, writing in a post on Facebook.com, "I would like to express my gratitude to the Academy, specifically Cheryl Boone Isaacs , for such ...
  • Whoopi Goldberg Against Oscars Boycott By Black Entertainers

    Whoopi Goldberg Against Oscars Boycott By Black Entertainers

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    Yes, the Oscars is a night dedicated mostly to giving rich actors and studio executives the opportunity to publicly pat themselves on the back. Do you think Chris Rock hosting the Oscars would be a betrayal of the fight for diversity considering that this wouldn't be his first time hosting? "I am disappointed by the lack of inclusion in this year's Academy Awards nominations", Lupita posted on Tuesday.
  • Steven Avery From Making a Murderer Is Appealing His Conviction

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    Beernsten has released her personal reactions to the documentary and to Avery's exoneration. Avery asserts that the scope of the search exceeded the limits set by the search warrant. However in a statement on the We The People site, the White House said the President couldn't free Avery. Two years later, Avery brought a $36-million lawsuit against Manitowoc County, Wis., for the wrongful conviction.
  • Eagles Founder Glenn Frey Dies Aged 67

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    His health problems in the beginning of November forced The Eagles to postpone their Kennedy Center tribute. The band released some of the most popular songs of the 1970s: "Take It Easy", written by Frey and Jackson Browne , is irresistible with Frey singing lead and the band's harmonies intact, and " Hotel California ", the moody soft rock track, is simply a classic.
  • Disney says more 'Star Wars' 'Rey' toys are on the way

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    In conversation with ET at the BAFTA Awards Season Tea Party, Star Wars: Episode IX director, Colin Trevorrow promised that the answers are worth waiting for. In a recent interview , director J.J. Abrams revealed he already knows Rey's backstory despite not revealing much in Episode VII (and not directing Episode VIII or Episode IX ).
  • David Bowie 'cremated without any fuss'

    David Bowie 'cremated without any fuss'

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    Days before his death, Bowie released his 26th and final album, Blackstar , on his birthday. "I just had a woman at the counter a moment ago who was crying and saying all of her fondest memories of the 80s were David Bowie music, " Ms.
  • Eagles Founding Member Dies At 67

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    The band included the lyrics of the song It's Your World Now from the Long Road Out of Eden album along with the announcement. Though FREY and the EAGLES were never "officially" Country artists, their music had a profound impact on the format and its artists, including the crossover that came from the 1993 album "Common Thread: The Songs Of THE EAGLES", which featured top Country artists of the time covering EAGLES hits.
  • #wheresrey? Disney says more 'Star Wars' heroine toys on way

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    Abrams was tight-lipped on any " Star Wars Episode 8" spoilers , or any information on Rey's backstory. Basically, if you're a Star Wars fan, you should love this... I don't know who let this out of the bag first, but it wouldn't surprise me if it was someone connected to Industrial Light and Magic (Those guys are awesome by the way).
  • Trump's Lead Increasing In Iowa

    Trump's Lead Increasing In Iowa

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    Since running alongside John McCain in the 2008 election she has been a TV commentator and remains well-liked among many grassroots Republicans. Sarah Palin's endorsement has provided concrete proof of how Donald Trump could only inspire people who are either clueless or bigots - or both, like herself.
  • Glenn Frey's Death Shocks Fans; Eagles Founding Member Dies At 67

    Glenn Frey's Death Shocks Fans; Eagles Founding Member Dies At 67

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    The Eagles were one of the most successful rock bands of the 70's and carried many hit singles, including Hotel California in 1976. The former Eagles guitarist, estranged from Frey and the other band members since he was forced out of the band in 2001, told The Associated Press that he felt "unbelievable sorrow" when he learned of Frey's death .
  • Steven Avery appeals murder conviction

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    Steven Avery , who's seeking to be released on bond, was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of photographer Teresa Halbach a decade ago. In 2004, he filed a $36 million federal civil rights lawsuit against Manitowoc County, as well as its former sheriff and district attorney. As previously reported, Grace told Us Weekly that she believes Avery is guilty.
  • Academy president 'heartbroken' over lack of diversity in Oscars

    Academy president 'heartbroken' over lack of diversity in Oscars

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    Noting that he was writing on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Lee - who in November was given an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards - said he was fed up: "Forty white actors in two years and no flava at all", he wrote . As Spike Lee said on Tuesday, its 6,000-plus membership can't be changed "hocus pocus, presto chango" overnight. I am disappointed by the lack of inclusion in this year's Academy Awards nominations.
  • Distraught ex-boyfriend kills students, self in N.Y

    Distraught ex-boyfriend kills students, self in N.Y

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    Kingston was distraught over the breakup which led up to the events of (Sunday)", said Geneseo police spokesman Jeff Szczesniak. "Before he killed himself, Kingston called his father", Szczensiak said. She said the school has offered its condolences to the victims' families. Kingston had used the same knife to kill himself, Szczesniak said. Hutchinson, from North Vancouver, was a student at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Geneseo, and also a volunteer firefighter.
  • George Clooney on Oscar nominations: 'We're moving in the wrong direction'

    George Clooney on Oscar nominations: 'We're moving in the wrong direction'

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    Earlier Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs also addressed the Oscars boycott in a statement expressing her own frustration. Actor David Oyelowo, who portrayed Dr. [The former Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman's private emails surfaced during the Sony hack, revealing racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama.] We talked about how the industry had no blacks that could greenlight films, so let's work on that.
  • Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o 'disappointed by lack of inclusion' in nominations

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    Oyelowo who was widely perceived to have been snubbed previous year for his performance as Martin Luther King Jr.in "Selma" said the Academy needs to move fast to fix the problem. " People can only treat us in the way in which we allow". There were nominations left off the table. Lee had sold his tickets for that night, but "I bought my tickets back", he said.
  • New Videos Look at Concept Art For Justice League

    New Videos Look at Concept Art For Justice League

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    Because even though Warner Bros. are adamant that a new Batman film will eventually arrive before 2020, as well as a new Superman film, they've yet to confirm an actual release date. "So the Green Lanterns and the Green Lantern Corps . are coming to join the Justice League universe". Well, not exactly, but based on the first official "Suicide Squad" trailer , the supervillain movie will be pretty hilarious in its own right.