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Dwayne Johnson Daughter Chosen As ‘Golden Globe Ambassador’

[ad_1] The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that the title of “Miss Golden Globes” – which represents the daughter of a celebrity chosen annually to hand awards to presenters and help usher talent on and off the stage – has officially been renamed “Golden Globes Ambassador.” Dwayne Johnson’s daughter, Simone Garcia Johnson, will be the first person to operate under the new title. “As we look forward to the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association members decided to expand this role to embody the HFPA’s philanthropic efforts year round,” said HFPA President Meher Tatna. “The...

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‘Justice League’ review: DC plays catch-up with Marvel

[ad_1] In one respect, this lavish superhero team-up is better than expected, yielding a few fun and clever moments, if one chooses to compare it to the bloated "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Suicide Squad."On the other hand, it's at best workmanlike, and nowhere near as polished and satisfying as "Wonder Woman," which had the advantage of being a straightforward origin story, stripped of conspicuous concerns about stringing together pieces to move action figures.Warner Bros. made a choice years ago by essentially handing the keys to its superhero kingdom to director Zack Snyder, who put his stamp on...

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Drake calls out groper in audience

[ad_1] Story highlightsDrake pauses performance to call out a man who was groping women in the audience"Yo, stop that s**t," Drake told the man. "If you don't stop touching girls, I'm gonna come out there and f**k you up."The crowd went wild with support. Since then, social media has also lit up with support for Drake, some citing the importance of his actions amid many allegations of sexual harassment in recent news.Sexual harassment advocates have said one way of tackling the issue is simply to call it out and not stay silent. As Drake says in his song "Know Yourself,"...

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Iran-Iraq earthquake is deadliest of 2017

[ad_1] If you are in a safe place and have video from the earthquake, you can share it with CNN via WhatsApp at +1 347 322 0415. Please do not put yourself in danger.The earthquake is the deadliest of the year, eclipsing the one that hit Mexico City in September, and was felt as far away as Turkey and Pakistan.Around 100 of the dead are believed to be from one town in Iran's Kermanshah province, the country's semi-official Mehr news agency reported. In response to an outpouring of sympathy and offers to help, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif issued the...

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Eve Replaces Aisha Tyler On ‘The Talk’

[ad_1] CBS’ The Talk has finally found a replacement for former co-host Aisha Tyler. Grammy winner Eve (full name Eve Jeffers Cooper) took over the vacant chair on Tuesday, joining the panel that includes Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood.The Talk went through a series of guest co-hosts as CBS searched for a full-time replacement for Tyler, who exited last season following a six-year run.Eve served as guest host during the week of Oct. 30.“It is a new career move for me,” Eve tells Variety.“I am interested in hosting, and specifically on this show, because I feel as though I can express myself in a...

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‘The Flash’ showrunner fired after sexual harassment claims

[ad_1] "After a thorough investigation, Warner Bros. Television Group has terminated Andrew Kreisberg's employment, effective immediately," the company said in a statement to CNN. "We remain committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees and everyone involved in our productions."The company began its investigation into accusations against Kreisberg, who co-created several of The CW's hit comic book shows ("The Flash," "Supergirl," "Arrow" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow") earlier this month. Warner Bros. TV said Greg Berlanti, whose company Berlanti Productions oversees the series, is expected to assume "additional responsibilities" on both "The Flash" and "Supergirl" in light of...

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Polls open in Japan’s snap general election

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School Shaves 7-Year-Old’s Head Without Parental Consent

[ad_1] Source: fstop123 / Getty Denise Robinson, a mother in Massachusetts, is suing a residential program for kids saying that a volunteer for the school had her daughter Tru‘s head shaved without even asking for her permission. CBS Boston reported that the hair of Robinson’s 7-year-old daughter’s was very long before a clinician at the Little Heroes Home in Dracut took her to a salon, where a volunteer cut her hair. The young girl is now nearly bald. “For them to do this, it’s very upsetting, not just to me but to her,” Robinson said. Robinson says an employee at the program told...

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Japan election: Abe on track for big win, polls show

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Bigger battles rise from the ashes of the war on ISIS

[ad_1] In the process, dozens of towns and cities in Syria and Iraq have been pulverized, among them Raqqa, Aleppo, Mosul, Fallujah and Ramadi.The cost of reconstruction -- running into hundreds of billions of dollars -- is far beyond the capacity of whoever rules either Syria or Iraq. The cost to humanity is worse still. In Iraq, the advance of ISIS -- followed by the operation to destroy it -- displaced more than 3 million people, according to the United Nations. Nearly 600,000 Iraqi children have missed an entire year of education or more, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring...

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