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Bill Clinton Launches Scathing Attack on Sanders
Bill Clinton launched a sustained attack on Bernie Sanders at a New Hampshire rally, tearing into the senator's rhetoric against Hillary Clinton.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Wife Shielded by Husband's Body Survives Quake
Two survivors were pulled from a toppled high-rise apartment building, two days after an earthquake in Taiwan killed at least 37.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Leopard Stalks School, Eludes Capture for 10 Hours
Big cat caught on camera tangling with a man beside a swimming pool as it prowled around an area near the capital of Karnataka state in southern India.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

South Korea Fires Warning Shots at North's Patrol Boat
Tensions on the Korean peninsula flared again Monday as South Korea fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Baltimore Citizens, Cops Heal Rifts Through Mediation
In the wake of Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore residents works to heal their city through police complaint mediation.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Baby Pulled From Rubble as Taiwan Quake Toll Rises
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan rose to 32 on Sunday, though officials feared that more than 100 people were still trapped.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Art by Homeless Offers Ticket to a Better Life
For a group of people who are homeless or living with disabilities, it's their own art that's providing a ticket to a better life.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

3 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting at Jamaica Political Rally
The shooting took place during a Jamaica Labour Party campaign launch rally ahead of Feb. 25 parliamentary elections.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Watch the Most Talked About Super Bowl Ads
From Puppy-Monkey-Baby to Ryan Reynolds' Hyundai ad, this year's Super Bowl commercials were largely light and upbeat and featured many celebrities.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Frustrated Cam Newton Walks Out of Postgame Presser
Newton was sullen and subdued, saying very little, before getting up and walking out of a postgame press conference.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Professor Who Wore Hijab to Leave Christian College
Wheaton College and Associate Political Science Professor Larycia Hawkins have reached an agreement in which Hawkins will leave the college.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Human Remains Found After California Midair Collision
The sheriff's department said human remains and plane parts were found Sunday in Los Angeles County waters.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Two Killed During Mississippi Mardi Gras Parade
Two people were shot to death and four were injured during a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi Sunday, police said.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Hillary Clinton: 'What Happened in Flint Is Immoral'
Hillary Clinton called for "action now" to combat the toxic water crisis here Sunday in a speech to a packed congregation.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Denver Defense Stuffs Panthers to Give Broncos Super Bowl Win
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Denver Broncos Beat Carolina Panthers to Win Super Bowl 50
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Miami Is on the Front Lines of Zika Outbreak
In Miami, residents are having second thoughts about visiting Latin America, where its residents, especially pregnant women, are very scared.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...

Trump Plays Up Populism, Says Other Candidates Are Bought
With voting around the corner in crucial New Hampshire, Donald Trump is playing up his populism.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247390790653/u/0/f/663303/c/35002/s/4d6de682/sc/7/rc/1/rc.htm"...

Super Bowl 50 Commercials Play It Upbeat, Safe
On advertising's biggest night, Super Bowl ads are aiming for optimism.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a href="http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247390781841/u/0/f/663303/c/35002/s/4d6d8517/sc/13/rc/1/rc.htm" rel="nofollow"><img...

Runner Dies During Krispy Kreme Race in N.C.
A runner in a North Carolina race where participants consume as many as 12 donuts in an hour died Saturday after experiencing chest pains.<br clear='all'/><br/><br/><a...


Entertainment News

WOODY HARRELSON IS TRYING TO OPEN A POT DISPENSARY
Woody Harrelson wants to get into the weed business. The Associated Press is reporting that he has filed an application to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Hawaii.

The application was filed under Woody's company name, Simple Organic Living. It was one of around 60 applications filed to open up shop in Honolulu County since the state passed a bill last year allowing dispensaries to open. The applications will be reviewed in April and eight will be chosen. Woody will be allowed to open two production centers and two dispensaries if his application is selected.

  • Tetris developer Henk Rogers and Hawaii Stars producer Dirk Fukushima have also filed applications.
  • Hawaii legalized medical marijuana 16 years ago.

MATT LEBLANC OPENS UP ABOUT DARK TIMES AFTER 'JOEY'
Matt LeBlanc admits that his life got very dark during his break from Hollywood after the end of his Friends spin-off, Joey.

He recently told UK's Mirror that he spent years barely leaving the house after the show ended in 2006 and explained, "I was burnt out. I wanted to not have a schedule, not be somewhere. I was in a position to do that. My agent was bummed. Most actors call their agents and say, 'What's going on?'. I'd call mine and say, 'Please lose my number for a few years.' It was a very dark time. I almost had a nervous breakdown."

  • Matt also revealed that he cut his hair into a Mohawk to try and curb the unwanted attention.

TERESA GIUDICE IS OFF HOUSE ARREST
Teresa Giudice is free once again. The Bravo star has completed her 44-day house arrest that followed her release from prison in December.

Her lawyer said in a statement on Friday (February 5th,) "As of 9 a.m. this morning, the ankle monitor was removed. She's no longer on home confinement. She's free to come and go as she pleases. Teresa is no longer subject to the parameters of home confinement. She is now free in all aspects from the custodial portion of her sentence. Teresa is very happy about house arrest being over and will spend tonight out to dinner with her family."

  • Teresa tweeted, "Feeling so blessed today xo" which also included the prayer hands emoji.
  • Joe Giudice will start his 41-month sentence next month.

WEEKEND MOVIE WRAP-UP
The Coen brothers couldn't stop Kung Fu Panda 3. The animated movie starring Jack Black held onto the top spot at the weekend box office with $21 million.

This week's new arrivals -- Hail, Caesar!, The Choice, and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- debuted in second, fifth, and sixth place. Hail, Caesar! actually made $10 million more than Universal had expected. Despite the higher opening, it is still the lowest opening for a wide release of a Coen brother film.

  • The Choice was also the lowest opening for a Nicholas Sparks adaptation.
  • The 5th Wave, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, and Fifty Shades of Black fell out of the top 10.

THIS WEEKEND'S TOP TEN MOVIES -- February 5 - February 7

1. Kung Fu Panda 3, $21M
2. Hail, Caesar!, $11.4M
3. The Revenant, $7.1M
4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, $6.9M
5. The Choice, $6.1M
6. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, $5.2M
7. The Finest Hours, $4.7M
8. Ride Along 2, $4.5M
9/10. The Boy, $4.1M
Dirty Grandpa, $4.1M


ROSE MCGOWAN IS DIVORCED AFTER TWO YEARS OF MARRIAGE
Rose McGowan has split from her husband, Davey Detail, after two years of marriage. According to Gossip Cop, they actually split up last May but they reached the two-year mark back in October.

The former Charmed star told the website, "I'm very happy. We are good friends. I had the experience of being married and decided it wasn't for me. I'm super happy! I only wanted to be married for a year and so I did exactly that!" Rose also explained her decision on Twitter writing, "Here's the deal, I only wanted to be married for a short period of time. If I don't conform to other societal norms, why would I have a traditional marriage?"

  • She and Davey got engaged in 2013 and married a few months later in a small ceremony in L.A.

CELEBRITY GOSSIP
MELANIE GRIFFITH ADVISES AGAINST MARRIAGE: Melanie Griffith is not into the idea marriage anymore now that she has been divorced four times. When asked by Us Weekly about her advice to single women, the Oscar winner responded, "Don't get married. There's no need. You don’t need to get married to have a child anymore...It's not like there's a stigma on a child, and getting married, you either go through the whole bulls**t of a prenuptial, or if you want to get divorced and you don't have a prenuptial, then you wish you had a prenuptial." Melanie finalized her divorce from Antonio Banderas back in December.

ROSE BYRNE IS A MOM: Spy actress Rose Byrne has given birth to her first child with boyfriend Bobby Cannavale. She welcomed a son named Rocco last Monday (February 1st.) Rose and Bobby have been dating since 2012.

BRANDI GLANVILLE BASHES FORMER BRAVO CO-STARS: Brandi Glanville doesn't like to be talked about without having a chance to defend herself. She took some time on her podcast last week to respond to Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump for talking about her on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Brandi told her listeners, "Those bitches are cowards. They're going to talk about people who can't defend themselves because they don't want to talk about each other. So I'm going to address two things that were said about me and then I will have my side out there and they can flock off." She added, "Kyle went on to say that I was the catalyst that ripped her and Kim Richards apart. Yet I was at Monty Brinson's memorial yesterday, and she was not there. Lisa Vanderc**t said that the problem with me is I wanted her all to myself and I didn't want to be friends with anyone else, so I was ruining those relationships, because she's such a prize and I needed to be with her and I couldn't allow her to have other friends. Truth be told is the b**ch doesn't like any of the other ladies at all. She really didn't. She didn't want to be friends with them, but she needed a sidekick, and that was me. I thought you were all things amazing and now I realize that you're not."

LAMAR ODOM GOES ON A HIKE WITH KHLOE AND KIM: Lamar Odom seems to be recovering well. The former NBA tstar took a walk with wife Khloe Kardashian and Kim Kardashian. According to TMZ, sources say that this is the first time Laram has gone outside for exercise ad that he was "extremely impressive" and made it he whole way without any issues.

OPRAH BUYS A HORSE FARM: Oprah bought the farm. E! News is reporting that the media mogul dropped $28 million at an auction for a 23-acre horse farm in Montecito, California. Marty Rogers and Sage Auctions announced in a press release, "Obviously, she is a very smart buyer and does have an amazing vision for this property. She had a number of experts inspect different aspects of the property and paid extensive due diligence to the property package we provided." The property consists of a house with four bedrooms and five bathrooms, a pool, orchards, a fish pond, stables, and acres of farmland.

REPORT: WHOOPI GOLDBERG WANTS OFF 'THE VIEW': Whoopi Goldberg's time on The View may be coming to an end. Page Six is reporting that she is in the final year of her contract and she has made it clear that she is done. One source said, "Whoopi loves the money, but she doesn't want to work so hard anymore. She doesn't come in prepared, she doesn't ¬really engage with other panelists and guests. She gives some one-liners and moves on. Her contract is up at the end of this season, and even if she does renew, it would be for significantly less money."


INDUSTRY NEWS
CHANNING TATUM AND JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT JOINING FORCES FOR NEW MUSICAL: Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have signed on to co-star in a new untitled musical comedy. The actors will produce the project along with Wicked's Marc Platt and Adam Siegel. Channing and Joseph previously worked together in 2005's Havoc and the 2008 drama Stop-Loss.

'MACGYVER' MOVIE IN THE WORKS: Lionsgate is developing a movie reboot of MacGyver. The project is in partnership with CBS who will also be bringing the show back to TV. The original show ran for seven seasons on ABC and two TV movies in 1994.

LIZA WEIL SIGNS ON FOR 'GILMORE GIRLS' REBOOT: Paris will be back in the Gilmore Girls reboot. How to Get Away With Murder's Liza Weil has signed on to reprise her role from the original series as Rory's best friend. Shooting begins in L.A. this week.

'INSIDE OUT' EARNS BEST ANIMATED FEATURE AT ANNIE AWARDS: The 43rd Annual Annie Awards were held over the weekend and Pixar's Inside Out was the night's big winner. The movie took the prize for best animated feature as well nine other categories. The only category it lost was best animated effects which went to The Good Dinosaur.

'FIFTY SHADES DARKER' ADDS BELLA HEATHCOTE: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies actress Bella Heathcote has been added to the cast of Fifty Shades Darker. She will be playing a former lover of Christian Grey's named Leila. The movie will hit theaters on February 10, 2017.


RYAN REYNOLDS DEFENDS NAMING HIS DAUGHTER JAMES
Ryan Reynolds stands by his decision with Blake Lively to name their daughter James.

He recently appeared on Good Morning Britain where he told host Kate Garraway, "In the spectrum of weird celebrity baby names, I feel like we're not really breaking any new ground here. I mean, I didn't call her Summer Squash Meadowlark, or something." The Deadpool star added, "I also thought of just going with all the letters being silent in her name, so it would just be 'Haa.'"

  • James was born in December of 2014. She was named after Ryan's father who died last October.







 

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