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Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) a " magizoologist ", has arrived with a suitcase full of magical creatures, but when they escape, he becomes enmeshed in a convoluted plot involving former wizard detective Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston), her ranking officer Percival Graves (Colin Farrell), and a mysterious creature wreaking havoc on NYC.
  • Everything we know about

    Everything we know about "the final four words" of Gilmore Girls

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    When Rory gets homesick a mere few hours after her mother leaves, Lorelai comes back and stays the night, organizing a dorm-wide fast food taste test. That all changed this January, when I fired up episode one, season one on Netflix and began an 11-month-long watching session (yes, I'm a bad binge-watcher).
  • Kanye West wants to be spoken to like a four year old

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    The finale for season 12 opened with Khloe suggesting to her sisters Kim and Kourtney that they should throw Rob and Chyna a baby shower to make up for being out of the country on the official one. Leaving social media and possibly retiring from the public eye, she's apparently been doing her best to manage her anxiety and move forward in the aftermath.
  • Pacific summit closes with call to work for free trade

    Pacific summit closes with call to work for free trade

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    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President-elect Trump in NY en route to the APEC meeting. But when it comes to "giving away the farm", he appears more intent, perhaps by inattention, on conferring favors upon China by handing Chinese President Xi Jinping leadership of Asian trade diplomacy.
  • Angela Bassett joins the cast of Marvel's Black Panther

    Angela Bassett joins the cast of Marvel's Black Panther

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    After the third Captain America movie, more enthusiasts and Marvel Universe fanatics are looking forward to seeing the Black Panther film. Academy Award-nominated actress and American Horror Story resident Angela Bassett has just been announced as part of Marvel Studios' Black Panther cast.
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 23 Finale Week Spoilers

    'Dancing with the Stars' Season 23 Finale Week Spoilers

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    In the meantime, let's recap tonight's dances and the all-important freestyle . Laurie and Val earned a ideal score of 40 points for the freestyle . Make sure to join us tomorrow to find out who will be willing the DWTS Mirror Ball Trophy! On the penultimate episode of Season 23 of Dancing With the Stars , the four remaining couples performed two dances in the hopes of making the finale, and hopefully the mirrorball trophy.
  • 'Fantastic Beasts' debuts to magical US$75 million

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    Though the movie had a smaller opening weekend than any of the " Harry Potter " movies - Warner Bros. was not expecting it to make that kind of money - it tied the ninth best domestic opening weekend of 2016 , matching "Zootopia" ($75 million).
  • Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall, manager says

    Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall, manager says

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    Cohen's Rabbi, Mordecai Finley, wrote a touching tribute to him this week, highlighting his thoughtful nature and generosity of spirit. "Leonard Cohen himself didn't know what that song was truly about", Fr D'Arcy said, pointing out that the artist originally wrote some 80 verses in attempting to complete its meaning.
  • Trump again slams 'Hamilton'; Pence says he wasn't offended

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    The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Trump, who has not seen the show, chose to duel with the cast through Twitter , firing off a series of tweets slamming the show. It was a respectful, poignant speech, but the president-elect certainly didn't think so, sending out three tweets in the span of about 24 hours calling Hamilton overrated, saying the cast was disrespectful, and demanding an apology.
  • Cogill: Harry Potter Fans Will Love "Fantastic Beasts"

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    If you get really bored during the first half, which is only possible if you don't like J. K. Rowling's world of magic at all, don't think of skipping the second because that's when it really picks up pace. is probing acts of dark forces across the country. Newt is a loveable, quirky wizard who has a love for all critters. But for now, his creatures are causing all sorts of problems.
  • Martin Roberts blows up at Danny Baker in row over 'gloating' victory

    Martin Roberts blows up at Danny Baker in row over 'gloating' victory

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    Get Me Out Of Here! for what he is billing as his last ever television appearance. "I am delighted because I've survived, I've conquered my worst fears, it was total mind over matter", he said. He said: "If I am the first out, well the upside is I get a flute of champagne". "Get Me Out Of Here". "Alright, alright, half time, time out". "It's made me think about all the crying today, I've just got to pick myself up".
  • Trump Repeats His Call for 'Hamilton' Cast to Apologize to Mike Pence

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    Early Sunday, Trump took another shot at the show in defence of Mike Pence , clearly still angry that " Hamilton " actor Brandon Victor Dixon challenged the incoming vice-president from the Broadway stage after the show Friday night. The 70-year-old also called the production "highly overrated" in spite of the Pulitzer Prize, 11 Tonys and Grammy award the show has won in just the first year of its Broadway stint.
  • Soul singer Sharon Jones dead at 60

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    Jones' struggle to return to the stage after being diagnosed was the subject of the 2016 documentary "Miss Sharon Jones". Members of the band were at her bedside when she died in a New York Hospital, her representative, Judy Miller Silverman, said.
  • Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian share first picture, reveal baby girl's name

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    Following the birth of their baby, Kardashian took to Instagram to congratulate Blac Chyna for giving birth to Dream . Today was awesome. I am so lucky! Later that day, the proud dad posted a picture of the little bundle of joy and wrote a sweet message for his fiancee, thanking her for "having our baby and being so strong".
  • Two Titles Change Hands at Saturday's NXT Takeover

    Two Titles Change Hands at Saturday's NXT Takeover

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    Roode outlasted Dillinger more than he beat him, and Tye Dillinger getting a standing ovation after the match is all you need to know. The finish saw Nakamura dodge a clothes and knee Joe in the back of the head. The moment of the night, in my opinion, was Bobby Roode's entrance. Roode is naturally the bad guy, but with his spectacular entrance and natural charisma, it's impossible to boo him.
  • Jennifer Lopez duets with Marc Anthony at Latin Grammys

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    Now social networks are buzzing, the fans try to guess what is happening between the singers. Jennifer Lopez turned up at the Latin Grammys last night in Las Vegas with a whole new 'do. They are parents to eight-year-olds Max and Emme . These were the sweet words Lopez had for Anthony during her short speech. It's over for Marc Anthony and his wife Shannon De Lima.
  • The Crow Remake Is Dead At Relavitity

    The Crow Remake Is Dead At Relavitity

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    So it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to learn that a remake of Alex Proyas's ill-fated gothic action movie #TheCrow, which itself was an adaptation of the graphic novel by James O'Barr, is in the works. The film, which is expected to hew closer to the source material, is now slated to begin principal photography in 2017, but it remains to be seen (officially) just who will be behind and in front of the camera.
  • Force 2 review: Action packed but generic

    Force 2 review: Action packed but generic

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    Its a game changing film. Abhinav Deo sure makes a huge impact with the film though the film dips down at parts. In the sequel, ACP Yashwardhan is all set to take revenge from Shiv Sharma for murdering his childhood friend and a RAW agent in China.
  • Deal Set to Dismiss Domestic Assault Case Against Manziel

    Deal Set to Dismiss Domestic Assault Case Against Manziel

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    Of course, neither the prosecution nor the defense wanted to say much about an open case, but that doesn't change the fact that things look awful for the former first-round pick. Word of a plea deal first leaked in late June when Bob Hinton, an associate defense attorney for Manziel, accidentally sent a text to the Associated Press that appeared to indicate he was anxious about his client's ability to stay clean if an agreement in the case was reached.
  • Eddie Redmayne's Hufflepuff PSA Will Break Your Hufflepuff Heart

    Eddie Redmayne's Hufflepuff PSA Will Break Your Hufflepuff Heart

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    And, now, Eddie Redmayne is sending out a PSA to all "Huffle-Haters" in a new video. MTV got the Academy Award-winning actor to express his feelings on the matter of his House. Let's hope not, because I'm pretty sure Fantastic Beasts is meant to be all about battling intolerance and rejecting Grindelwald's vile notions. "For far too long now Hufflepuffs have been victimised", he said , fighting back mock tears.
  • Who Will Lana Winters Interview?

    Who Will Lana Winters Interview?

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    And to help bring light to the darkness, Lana Winters (Sarah Paulson) came out of retirement to bring this sucker home. She had successfully faced off with the Butcher before, after all, and Priscilla needed a mother figure as much as Lee needed a daughter to care for.
  • Alabama inmates mannequin challenge video goes viral

    Alabama inmates mannequin challenge video goes viral

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    In this particular one, the inmates mimicked the activities of their daily lives: praying, working out, fighting and reading. In the video, which AL.com reported was first posted to Facebook on November 13, inmates are frozen in the act of brawling, praying together, and working out in what appears to be a communal bunk area.
  • Foldable Paper Helmet Wins Tech Award

    Foldable Paper Helmet Wins Tech Award

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    Instead, she decided to make one out of recyclable materials costing less than $5. Despite being made from the soft material, the helmet provides protection to the wearer's head from impact from all directions thanks to a honeycomb-like design .
  • Bernie Sanders doesn't rule out a 2020 White House run

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    Will Democrats resist if necessary? After everything Secretary Hillary Clinton has gotten away with, I figured she could pay off the electoral college voters and gain the win by pulling some strings. This is not to deride young voters who did not vote in this election out of a form of protest towards this year's candidates. The popular-vote breakdown by state shows that impact.
  • "Doctor Strange" wins box office for second weekend

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    Doctor Strange spellbound the US Box Office after it closed the weekend top of the charts with a magical $43 million. The post-election weekend was up almost 50% from previous year, according to comScore . Benedict Cumberbatch's induction into the Marvel Cinematic Universe has conjured close to $500 million worldwide so far, and will easily eclipse Iron Man has the highest grossing first movie for a new character.