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ABC to bring back ‘Roseanne’ without Barr after show’s star booted for racist tweet

Bittersweet news for ‘Roseanne’ fans – the show is coming back but without Roseanne Barr. The spinoff series was announced about three weeks after ABC axed the iconic comedienne and television star over a racist tweet. Read more The new show, with a working title ‘The Conners,’ will premier in fall 2018. The show will center on the family as ...

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'Je suis Simona': Romanians angry after Charlie Hebdo depicts tennis star as scrap metal collector

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has caused offence once again, this time angering Romanians, after it likened that country’s tennis champion Simona Halep to a Roma scrap metal dealer. The controversy surrounds a cartoon in the magazine which showed Halep clutching her recently won French Open trophy and shouting “Old Iron! Old Iron!” The depiction, believed to be a ...

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Supermassive black hole annihilates star, launches jets at speed of light (IMAGE)

Astronomers have captured a supermassive black hole rip apart a wandering star and shoot out a spectacular jet – the first time the aftermath of a black hole destruction has been observed. Scientists tracked the tidal disruption event (TDE) with radio and infrared telescopes in a pair of colliding galaxies called Arp 299 – some 150 million light-years from Earth ...

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Porn star Stormy Daniels’ attorney says Russia is out to get him

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels, says he is being targeted by Russia in a smear campaign, for his efforts to hold US President Donald Trump to account for an alleged affair with the porn actress. Avenatti told the Daily Beast that the Russian government is trying to damage his reputation by planting negative stories about him ...

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No to ‘Star Wars Style’: Ultimatums & raising stakes won’t solve international crises, says Lavrov

Global issues such as the denuclearization of North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal or the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts, can’t be solved by ultimatums in the style of ‘Star Wars,’ says Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “Over and over again we come to realize that ultimatums and pressure, exerted externally, including by coercion, are inevitably doomed to failure, the attempts ...

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Football star, leading man, communist, outcast: RT dives into life of black icon hounded for beliefs

Paul Robeson rose from poverty and early loss to become one of the most famous performers in the world. But his prickly activism and a Soviet connection cost him his career, but not his legacy. A son of a preacher, whose mother died in a fire when he was six, Robeson was a bewilderingly talented man. At Rutgers, where he ...

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‘Not made for the business machine’: DJ Avicii’s family confirms Swedish star took his own life

The family of Swedish dance DJ Avicii has confirmed he died from an apparent suicide. The 28-year-old “wanted peace” and “could not go on any longer,” according to the newly released open letter. The Grammy-nominated musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, Oman, where he had been on holiday with friends. Tim ...

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Bisexuality, drugs & raffling Swedes: TV star exposes Escobar cartel’s bizarre parties

A Colombian music producer has given new insight into the wild and debaucherous parties thrown by members of Pablo Escobar’s Medellin drug cartel. Jairo Martinez told Colombian broadcaster Caracol TV that he attended parties thrown by the infamous drug kingpin as well as his chief lieutenant Carlos Lehder. The entertainer said he was in good company at a lot of ...

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Outrage as aging rock star insults Russians in Facebook post

After Russian rock legend Andrey Makarevich said that Russians are turning into “mean idiots,” fellow rockers, politicians, and diplomats replied with indignation and demands to stop publicly insulting the nation. On Monday, shortly after the Russian presidential election, Andrey Makarevich, the 64-year-old frontman of rock band Mashina Vremeni, wrote on Facebook that he was shocked by how much US citizens ...

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Florence turns purple as Italy mourns death of Azzurri star Davide Astori

Thousands of mourners gathered in Florence on Thursday for the funeral of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori who passed away suddenly from a suspected cardiac arrest on Sunday. He was 31. Astori’s coffin arrived at Basilica di Santa Croce in a white Maserati hearse and was greeted with a rousing applause from the Viola faithful gathered outside the church. The square ...

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