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Deadpool defends Nickelback in new ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ teaser

Deadpool defends Nickelback in new ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ teaser

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) — You know who’s tired of your Nickelback jokes? Deadpool, that’s who. The Merc with a Mouth demands that you “Respect the Back” in a new trailer for Once Upon a Deadpool, the upcoming PG-13 version of the very R-rated Deadpool 2. The clip stars Ryan Reynolds’ profane anti-hero…

Nick Cannon says Kevin Hart “has no hate in his heart for any community”

Nick Cannon says Kevin Hart “has no hate in his heart for any community”

L-R: Nick Cannon and Kevin Hart; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — When Kevin Hart stepped down from his Oscar-hosting gig after he refused to apologize for almost decade-old homophobic tweets, Nick Cannon was one of the celebrities who came to Hart’s immediate defense. Now, Cannon tells ABC Radio what prompted him to speak up for Hart,…

‘The Favourite’ leads all comers in Critics’ Choice Awards nominations

‘The Favourite’ leads all comers in Critics’ Choice Awards nominations

Olivia Colman in “The Favorite”; Atsushi Nishijima/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) — The Favourite is clearly that with critics.  The comedy-drama set in the 18th century world of the British monarchy scored a leading 14 nominations for the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The Favourite earned nominations in all the major categories including best…

‘Stranger Things’ season three teaser reveals mysterious episode titles

‘Stranger Things’ season three teaser reveals mysterious episode titles

Netflix(NEW YORK) — Start speculating, Stranger Things fans. Netflix has released a new teaser for the show’s third season, which reveals the cryptic titles of all eight episodes, including: Suzie, Do You Copy?The Mall RatsThe Case of the Missing LifeguardThe Sauna TestThe SourceThe BirthdayThe BiteThe Battle of Starcourt The teaser concludes with this message: “In…

Music News

Def Leppard tops Rock & Roll Hall of Fame fan poll; Stevie Nicks finishes second

Def Leppard tops Rock & Roll Hall of Fame fan poll; Stevie Nicks finishes second

Credit: Kevin NixonThis year marked the first time that Def Leppard was nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame after being eligible for the honor since 2005.  And to pour some sugar on that, the band has finished first in the online fan poll choosing the most popular potential 2019 inductee.…

First wave of physical Prince catalog reissues due out in February

First wave of physical Prince catalog reissues due out in February

Legacy RecordingsThe first installment of physical titles from the Prince catalog reissue campaign announced this past summer will arrive on February 8, 2019. Three Prince studio albums — 2004’s Musicology, 2006’s 3121 and 2007’s Planet Earth — will be re-released on CD and also will make their vinyl debut. The vinyl versions of the albums…

Daryl Hall & John Oates to play limited Vegas engagement next year

Daryl Hall & John Oates to play limited Vegas engagement next year

Credit: Stuart M. BergDaryl Hall & John Oates are heading to Sin City for a limited engagement in 2019. The duo will perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on March 20, 22 and 23.  Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, December 14, at noon PT. In a statement,…

National News

Man accused of killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar could face death penalty if convicted

Man accused of killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar could face death penalty if convicted

Zolnierek/iStock(LUMBERTON, N.C.) — The man suspected of sexually assaulting and killing 13-year-old Hania Aguilar in North Carolina could face the death penalty if convicted, a judge said Monday, according to ABC Raleigh station WTVD.Michael McLellan, 34, is accused of abducting and killing the teen in November. Her disappearance sparked a massive manhunt and her body…

Health News

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland reveals serious health struggles, second kidney transplant

‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland reveals serious health struggles, second kidney transplant

VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is going public with her serious health struggles.In an in-depth profile for Self magazine, Hyland, 28, reveals that she recently had a second kidney transplant after her first transplant was rejected. She also had surgery for endometriosis and a hernia. All together she has endured…

How DNA, genetic genealogy made 2018 the year to crack cold cases

How DNA, genetic genealogy made 2018 the year to crack cold cases

ktsimage/iStock(NEW YORK) — Christine Franke was a 25-year-old college student when she was shot dead in her Orlando apartment on Oct. 21, 2001.Though DNA was left behind at the crime scene, years went by without an arrest.The killing and the wait for justice devastated her mother and relatives.”It’s a terrible thing not knowing,” said her…

Supreme Court deals blow to two states’ attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

Supreme Court deals blow to two states’ attempts to cut Planned Parenthood funding

RonBailey/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court Monday dealt a blow to two states’ attempts to hamstring Planned Parenthood clinics by disqualifying them from public Medicaid funds.The Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in two cases concerning moves by Kansas and Louisiana to terminate Planned Parenthood health centers from their state Medicaid programs. The decisions allow…

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Son launches campaign to fulfill his dying father’s wish of attending Super Bowl

Courtesy Lisa Skinner(ATLANTA) — One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish to go to the big game.Steven Skinner, a father of four children and husband to his wife of 32 years, is battling for his life after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, an incurable type of brain cancer.The 56-year old Navy veteran,…