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Chance the Rapper raises over $2 million for 20 CPS Schools

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Bennett said each principal has also committed to finding the necessary funds to ensure fully staffed arts education programs at their respective schools. For a list of the 20 Chicago Public Schools who will receive funding, head over to NBC Chicago . A second batch of $10,000 donations were given to 12 other schools later that month, when the Chicago Bulls donated $1 million to the musician's campaign. Read More »

Raila Odinga wants new elections held on October 24

ASABA-FORMER Delta State Governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has hailed the supreme court judgement, which ordered that the Presidential election in the country be re-conducted within 60 days, following the irregularities and widespread post election violence in Kenya . Read More »

Three cheers for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

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The growth in the film's earnings was attached to the positive word of mouth and raving reviews from the critics, and a national holiday for Bakri Eid. The film is faring exceptionally at the metros, however, the performance is below par in the mass circuits. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan managed to earn the most in Delhi NCR, Box Office India reports. Read More »

USA determined ahead of World Cup showdown

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Urena spun around defender Tim Ream , then caught Tim Howard leaning and beat the goalkeeper to the far post in the 31st minute. The United States and Honduras both have eight points and 2-3-2 records, but the Americans hold the tiebreaker, a plus-1 goal difference to Honduras' minus-7. Read More »

Stars didn't relish season finale's racy love scene

In one of HBO's post-show " Inside the Episode " featurettes, actors Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke , who play the characters of Jon and Daenerys , revealed that they felt wrong while filming the scene as they knew the relationship shared between Dany and the King of the North is that of aunt and nephew. Read More »

Game of Thrones stars react to that huge Jon Snow reveal

Of course, Harington and Clarke had to ignore these feelings while shooting the episode, as Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen do not yet know they are related. "It's kind of like, mad, and what's going to be interesting is for Bran, it's like, 'What am I going to do with this?' because just as everything was coming together, everyone is coming together to fight, inevitably Game of Thrones will tear us apart". Read More »

NFL players' union alleges 'league-orchestrated conspiracy' against Elliott

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Given how vital Elliott's role is in Dallas' offense, it stands to reason that the Cowboys would want a hasty verdict on the appeal. Roberts was not available to share her recommendation that Elliott not be suspended. District Court in NY asking that a judge confirm its decision. According to a source, Roberts' recommendation was not included in the investigative report following the 13-month investigation. Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio Makes $1 Million Donation to Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Houston-born and raised singer Solange Knowles, the younger sister of Beyoncé , has announced she will be performing a benefit show in Boston on September 28, with all proceeds earmarked for Harvey relief. "At this point, this is a serious matter". I think that people are in bad shape and they need help . Y'know, my grandma's sitting here, my mom's here and I go home to my seven dogs and if I didn't have that anymore, it'd just be really hard. Read More »

Storm-hit Houston reels from influx of evacuees, crime outbreak

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The previous record was 48 inches (1.22 meters) set in 1978 in Medina, Texas, by Tropical Storm Amelia. Mandatory evacuation orders covered Brazoria, Galveston and Fort Bend counties south and west of Houston , and officials issued calls for people to leave voluntarily across the region. Read More »

The Duchess of Cambridge reveals Princess Charlotte 'absolutely' loves to dance

Image: Alan Millard Princess Diana visited the measles, mumps and rubella immunisation clinic. A British street artist has created a moving tribute to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death. It's impossible not to think about when they were much younger boys, putting on the same courageous faces while mourners brought flowers and mementos to the palace gates all those years ago. Read More »

So basically Walking Dead Go

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The cinematic trailer for the game showed the same eerie atmosphere that fans have grown accustomed to in the show. Hell breaks loose when the female hears the walkers approaching the convenience store, then the gruesome action ensues - with surprising digitized versions of the show's characters serving as cameos. Read More »

"Blade Runner 2049" Short Film Explains the Gap Between Both Films

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Collider has debuted Blade Runner 2036, a new short film that fills in some of the gaps between the first film and its sequel. In this intermission, we see him lobbying a board of regulators to repeal a replicant prohibition seemingly established after an unknown catastrophe called "The Blackout ". Read More »

Kermit The Frog's New Voice By Matt Vogel Unveiled In Short Video

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A video for the " Muppet Thought of the Week " was released recently, and Kermit stands at the center of it. Actor and puppeteer Matt Vogel has made his debut as the new voice of Kermit the Frog in a new YouTube video. "I have been outspoken about what's best for " The Muppets " since the Muppets came to Disney (in 2004), but the fact is I have respect for everyone who was involved in the creation of that series for their own particular contributions", Whitmire told THR . Read More »

U2 to release new songs on Wednesday

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Songs Of Experience - its title a reference to a collection of poems by William Blake - is a sequel to 2014's Songs Of Innocence , which reflected heavily on frontman Bono's childhood in suburban Dublin . Bono said that the new album had a number of songs conceived as letters - including one, American Soul, addressed to the United States and pointing to the country's historic welcome of foreigners. Read More »

Kardashian women give $500000 to help Harvey victims

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Comedian/actor Kevin Hart has committed to donating $25,000 towards the Hurricane Harvey relief, and now he's calling on his fellow celebs to do the same. Rapper Chris Brown posted a video on Twitter , in which he revealed he'd be donating $100,000. "We need to come together, so I'm donating a $100,000". Read More »

Taylor Swift takes on critics in new video

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In her article "On Taylor Swift and her cringe worthy obsession with blackness", Blavity journalist, Jasmine Burnett, makes comment of Swift's appropriation of black culture and seeming inauthenticity in her attempts to emulate it. News that the " Swish Swish " singer was not expecting Taylor Swift at the event. The controversial video earned the spot as the most music video views in 24 hours and reached nearly 30 million views it's first day, which beat Adele's Hello who held the ... Read More »

Katy Perry sued by stagehand after toe amputation following work injury

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The stagehand said she felt her shoe fill with blood and despite being offered ice, she claims no one called an ambulance and she instead had to call her friend to drive her to the hospital. The toe eventually had to be amputated. The stagehand claims that after the accident her right toe became gangrenous and had to be amputated, preventing her from using her foot for months, killing her passion for yoga and causing intense emotional distress. Read More »

Before and after photos illustrate massive Houston flooding

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On Sunday , Federal Emergency Management Agency Director William Long said Harvey was "probably the worst disaster" Texas has seen. More than 17,000 people have sought refuge in Texas shelters and that number seemed certain to increase, the American Red Cross said. Read More »

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Prepare To Get Revenge On Taylor Swift

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Taylor's "You Belong With Me" persona looks nearly identical to her 2008 video, except her t-shirt now displays the names of her closest celebrity friends. The internet also has some theories about a scene in which Swift dressed up to look like Katy Perry . A reference to her girl squad featuring a lovely army of women. Read More »

Man arrested for firing gun at Charlottesville rally

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The shooting was filmed by a member of the ACLU who was present at the rally. "I moved quickly to the police and said: 'A man attacked me!" Mr. Merritt said the suspects were identified as a result of efforts by Shaun King, an activist and a columnist at The Daily News in NY, who issued a $10,000 reward for information that led to arrests. Read More »

Kathy Griffin's Trump beheading stunt has killed her friendship with Anderson Cooper

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Kathy Griffin publicly apologized after posting the shocking beheading photo of Donald Trump , which she posted as a joke. "It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate", the CNN anchor tweeted. "Look, I wish her well and I hope she bounces back and keeps doing what she does best, which is make people laugh". Ultimately, the gag also backfired on Griffin, who lost spots in ads and had 15 live appearances across the country canceled from venues who were afraid to be ... Read More »

Super Troopers 2 teaser trailer reveals new highway hijinks

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The story this time around involves a border dispute between the US and Canada, with the Super Troopers tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. The original cast-including Wonder Woman herself, Lynda Carter-will be returning in all their glory while Rob Lowe , Emmanuelle Chriqui , Will Sasso, and Tyler Labine will play Canadian police. Read More »

Kevin Hart Calls on Fellow Stars to Help With Harvey Relief

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In an Instagram video posted Sunday, Hart said he was starting a celebrity challenge to donate money to the cause. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Steve Harvey , Chris Rock , Dave Chappelle , Jay-Z, Beyonce , Justin Timberlake and Jerry Seinfeld were all mentioned. Read More »

$758.7 million Powerball jackpot victor makes one mistake

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The jackpot victor of the Powerball was in MA, but when the state lottery announced the wrong ticket selling location, the shop owners erroneously believed they were $50,000 richer. Virgin Islands. But shortly before 8 a.m., the state lottery said it had made a mistake, and that the winning ticket was sold across the state at the Pride Station & Store in Chicopee, in western MA. Read More »

Trump Bashes GOP Sen. For Questioning His Competence

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Last week Corker questioned President Trump's stability and competence in situations like the Charlottesville tragedy. CNN's Chris Cillizza says that Trump or his aides have attacked 20% of the Republican Senate caucus. "There is tremendous spirit and talent in the W.H. Don't believe the Fake News", Trump tweeted . Meanwhile, some on the populist, tea-party wing of the party, including former state Rep. Read More »

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre director Tobe Hooper has died

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In 1974, the Austin, Texas-born Hooper achieved notoriety as the man behind The Texas Chain Saw Massacre , a low-budget grindhouse flick that broke ground with its sheer levels of insane (albeit gore-free) viciousness and diseased energy. What is your favorite Tobe Hooper film? The movie had an $11 million budget and grossed US$76.6 million, according to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Read More »