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Lazarus lead Michael C. Hall said none of the cast knew about his condition, but thought Bowie was delivering a clear message in his " Lazarus " video. The concert, titled "The Music of David Bowie ", was already arranged before the star's death, but was originally intended as a tribute show.  Meanwhile, another close friend of the star has also told how the father-of-two was feeling "optimistic" about a new cancer drug just weeks before his death.
  • Super Bowl 2016 odds: Patriots enter the weekend as betting favorite

    Super Bowl 2016 odds: Patriots enter the weekend as betting favorite

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    While they have not been flawless, the Patriots' rush defense shined for most of the season, finished as the ninth-ranked run defense in the entire NFL. His 302 yards passing last week tied him with Manning for the most 300-yard games (nine) in playoff history. Manning was the first overall pick in the 1998 draft and Brady was the 199th pick in the 2000 draft.
  • AFC Championship Preview: New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

    AFC Championship Preview: New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

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    The Ravens and Jets are the only teams to beat both of those quarterbacks in the postseason. The meeting will be the fifth and perhaps the final time they square off in the playoffs. An executive with a large sports book in Las Vegas said Thursday he was seeing nine times as much money on the favored Patriots as compared to the Denver Broncos in Sunday's game.
  • North Korea detains a student

    North Korea detains a student

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    Pyongyang's Korean Central News Agency reported that authorities are investigating the student, who it said entered the North as a tourist with a plot to undermine unity among the North Koreans. "Despite what you may hear, North Korea is probably one of the safest places on Earth to visit". The embassy represents US interests in North Korea as Washington and Pyongyang have no diplomatic ties.
  • Mariah Carey and James Packer Are Engaged

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    So far, Carey has not posted about her engagement on her social media. A source said about the couple: "They fell head over heels in love with one another". From 2008 until 2015, Mariah was married to Nick Cannon and the couple had two children together, twins Moroccan and Monroe. The singer is engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer, reports E! Carey shared a photo of herself posing with Packer, Brett Ratner and Kevin Tsujihara from the "Hercules" event via Instragam.
  • Gillian Anderson Fought For Equal Pay For 'The X-Files' Revival

    Gillian Anderson Fought For Equal Pay For 'The X-Files' Revival

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    The pair was ultimately paid an equal salary for the new mini-series, the first episode of which hits US TV screens on Sunday 24 January at 10pm. Yet the creator, Chris Carter, and network, Fox, couldn't leave the concept alone. So now there's no "will they or won't they?" tension - they did, then they stopped and now they're in a whole new place. He calls the idea "a venal conspiracy of men against humanity".
  • Mariah Carey and Billionaire James Packer are Engaged

    Mariah Carey and Billionaire James Packer are Engaged

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    Is what billionaire James Packer said to girlfriend Mariah Carey! "So we hit if off". Maria 45, was married first to music exec Tommy Mottola for four years and then more recently to Nick Cannon who she divorced just last year. The couple have been dating for less than a year. Packer and Carey are believed to have first met in 2014 at a movie premiere in Aspen.   It would be the third marriage for Carey and Packer , who have five children between them.
  • NBC exec says Jimmy Fallon doesn't have a drinking problem

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    When the network cut its ties with Trump in June, it never imagined he would have the political impact that he would have, he said. Despite several blood-soaked mishaps involving booze - including almost losing a finger - NBC boss Bob Greenblatt says Fallon is just fine.
  • Game of Thrones Season 6 Teasers Hint Ominous Things for Starks

    Game of Thrones Season 6 Teasers Hint Ominous Things for Starks

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    The Lannister video has the High Sparrow speaking of how even the poor lowly can unite and overthrow an empire, referring to his growing legion of Sparrows and a possible revoltuion at King's Landing. In fact, one of the Dothraki calls her the "queen of nothing" in the last teaser. "It's going to be big, the biggest moments on television that have ever existed", she told E! The threats to these great houses will resolve or intensify, or perhaps both, when  Thrones  returns on April 24.
  • Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

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    Carey has four-year-old twins, son Moroccan Cannon and daughter Monroe Cannon, with Nick Canon , while Packer has three children - Indigo Packer , seven, Jackson Packer , five and Emmanuelle Packer , three. We can't wait to see Carey say "I do"... again! "Mariah has made James a very happy man, she is a very special person and the family wholeheartedly approves", it added.
  • Schumer, Rogen featured in new Bud Light campaign

    Schumer, Rogen featured in new Bud Light campaign

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    The Bud Light party is a campaign of Bud Light". Over the last three decades, humorous Anheuser-Busch ads have been a Super Bowl staple. Miller, who's hilarious on Silicon Valley and will appear alongside Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool , will serve as wheat beer Shock Top's Super Bowl pitchman.
  • In letter, Avery says truth will set him free

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    While it's unclear what may have prompted the undercover move, sources close to Brendan told TMZ that was "for several reasons" - one of which was thought to have something to do with the convict becoming "so high-profile" as a result of Making a Murderer .
  • Film academy announced reforms to diversify — AP Newsbreak

    Film academy announced reforms to diversify — AP Newsbreak

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    In the face of growing criticism of the Oscar nominations' lack of diversity , the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday (Jan. The Academy's membership is now 77% men and 94% white, according to the University of Southern California's Critical Media Project . "The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up", Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a statement published Friday.
  • Disney postpones 'Star Wars' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

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    The release of "Star Wars: Episode VIII" has been delayed from May 2017 to December 15, 2017, the Walt Disney Co. announced Wednesday. The year 2017 is shaping up to be a big year for likely blockbusters. It is also the third highest grossing movie globally, with over $1,886.7 billion collections. Instead, he'll be the Executive Producer and creative consultant.
  • Clinton's response to Sanders has some Democrats worried

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    She also questioned his foreign policy ideas. "But when he does it raises concerns because sometimes it can sound like he hasn't really thought it through", Clinton said in Indianola. The former secretary of state offered a sharp assessment of the Vermont senator's proposal for a single-payer health care system Thursday morning, saying it would lead to "gridlock" in Washington.
  • David Bowie cremated in secret with no loved ones present

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    Bowie could have a high enough figure to finally knock Adele's "25" out of the top spot, where she has been the last seven weeks . Belgian stage director Ivo van Hove , who directed the current off-Broadway experimental play Lazarus, which Bowie co-created and for which he provided much of the music, said the singer had been diagnosed with liver cancer some 15 months ago.
  • David Bowie cremated with 'no friends or family present'

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    Sales and downloads of Blackstar , released on the singer's 69th birthday two days before he died, have reached 43,000 in the United Kingdom in the 24 hours since the news of Bowie's death shook the world. "RIP David and may God's love be with you". "He was fun, he was always amusing, and we want to take a second here and look back at the fun moments I had with Davie Bowie over the years".
  • Mick Jagger shares touching tribute to David Bowie

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    David Bowie's official biographer has revealed how the singer's life was transformed by the birth of his daughter - leading him to shun the limelight for a more private life. He said not everybody grieved in the same way, and it could take time before an event triggered feelings of loss. "At the time they were not anything I considered particularly special".
  • Kim Kardashian has the best reaction to Kendall Jenner's 'I'm pregnant' prank

    Kim Kardashian has the best reaction to Kendall Jenner's 'I'm pregnant' prank

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    At the same time, Kris has gone on record saying that her ailing son Rob Kardashian allegedly wants to return to Keeping Up With The Kardashians. The wife of Kanye West looked unimpressed as she was being berated by mother Kris Jenner. "But the older ones who are in their 30s, I feel like sometimes I don't have to babysit. I've chosen to keep things closer to my heart until I figure it out.
  • Details Emerge Of David Bowie's Health Struggles Leading To His Death

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    Bowie released his 25th album , called Blackstar , on Friday 8 January, to coincide with his 69th birthday, and it remains top of the album charts. The conversation took place about a week before his death, and Bowie wrote five new tracks for the project. According to a statement posted on the star's official Facebook page, the 69-year-old died yesterday (Sunday) after an 18-month battle with cancer.
  • Celebrity Big Brother's Tiffany misunderstands Bowie death

    Celebrity Big Brother's Tiffany misunderstands Bowie death

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    Her CBB housemates called for Tiffany to leave the house when she refused to apologise for causing mass panic and then screaming abuse at her fellow celebrities. In a statement , the broadcaster said she was told off screen and it was her decision to remain in the house. And that she hasn't - as far as we're aware that is - been in contact with their son? "F*** this.
  • Actress Stacey Dash calls for elimination of Black History Month and BET

    Actress Stacey Dash calls for elimination of Black History Month and BET

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    Ms. Dash said if people choose integration, there should not be channels like the Black Entertainment Network, the related BET awards and the NAACP Image Awards , which "only hand out awards if you're black". The 49 year old's comments come after Will Smith's wife Jada made an impassioned speech addressing why she wouldn't be attending the awards. Others took to social media to criticize the actress, while some threw their support behind her.
  • Can Donald Trump handle Sarah Palin?

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    They are coming very close to having to decide which horse to jump on and by the looks of it, they've decided that if they have to make this unpalatable choice in order to have a chance to win the election, they will choose ... Dole has been an especially vocal critic of Cruz, who has blamed Republican failures in presidential contests on the party's tendency to elect mainstream candidates like the longtime Kansas senator.
  • 'Star Wars: Episode 8' release date postponed

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the third highest-grossing movie of all time, so far earning $US1.88 billion.  Disney  is obviously seeing $/£ signs here. " Avatar 2 " may become a hit overseas while " Star Wars: Episode VIII " will cover the American market. " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales " will see Johnny Depp reprise his role as Captain Jack Sparrow, along with Geoffrey Rush and Orlando Bloom returning as Captain Barbossa and Will Turner, respectively.  Episode VIII ...
  • Tennessee couple claim $2.48-billion Powerball jackpot

    Tennessee couple claim $2.48-billion Powerball jackpot

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    Robinson said he and his wife, Lisa, want to pay off the mortgage on their current home, but don't plan to buy a sprawling chateau or the like because "you gotta clean them". Robinson, who works in information technology, said he would take the lump sum. Hearing of the lottery win Wednesday stirred up hard emotions, but by Friday morning Quijada made up her mind to visit the store.
  • Charlotte Rampling: Oscars diversity debate racist to whites

    Charlotte Rampling: Oscars diversity debate racist to whites

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    The British actress, who received a best actress nod for her role in 45 Years, suggests that perhaps performances from the black actors snubbed from the nominations list were not good enough to be recognised. Actor George Clooney also spoke out, saying the Academy Awards were "moving in the wrong direction". "There are so many problematic things said: 'He's too handsome; him, he's too black; he's too white...' There is always someone to say: 'You are too...' Are we supposed to start ...
  • David Bowie's wife Iman is 'holding up' after his death

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    Bowie released his 25th album , called Blackstar , on Friday 8 January, to coincide with his 69th birthday, and it remains top of the album charts. Music legend David Bowie was famously private during his lifetime - and in death, as a string of questions about the circumstances of his passing remained unanswered on Tuesday.