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Vin Diesel posts first look at ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Vin Diesel posts first look at ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Universal(LOS ANGELES) — It’s back to the streets for Dominic Toretto and company. On Tuesday, Vin Diesel teased Fast & Furious 9 and posted a 54-second trailer to Facebook. In the clip, Diesel’s character Dom and Michelle Rodriguez’s character, Letty, appear to have settled into normal life with son Brian but in typical Fast & Furious…

Terry Crews says he only has to “please” his wife following Gabrielle Union’s clapback to his ‘AGT’ comments

Terry Crews says he only has to “please” his wife following Gabrielle Union’s clapback to his ‘AGT’ comments

ABC/Paula Lobo(NEW YORK) — Terry Crews is seemingly doubling down on his comments that he didn’t feel it necessary to reach out to Gabrielle Union following her firing from America’s Got Talent after her claims of a toxic work environment. In a new tweet, Crews wrote that the only person he needed to be loyal to was his wife, Rebecca King-Crews. “There is…

50 Cent says no more beefs following the death of Kobe Bryant

50 Cent says no more beefs following the death of Kobe Bryant

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — The shocking death of Kobe Bryant has had a chilling effect on the king of beefs, 50 Cent. The Power star is famous for his feuds, but following the passing of the Los Angeles Lakers legend, he says he’s changing his ways. “I feel like I have to achieve what I want in life now after…

Music News

David Lee Roth to rock the 2020 Firefly Festival this June in Delaware

David Lee Roth to rock the 2020 Firefly Festival this June in Delaware

Credit: Robert YagerAs David Lee Roth prepares to kick off his stint opening for KISS this year on the band’s End of the Road farewell tour, the founding Van Halen frontman has added an appearance at a popular U.S. summer festival to his 2020 schedule. Diamond Dave is part of the lineup of the Firefly…

Bryan Adams scores three nominations for 2020 Juno Awards

Bryan Adams scores three nominations for 2020 Juno Awards

Polydor Records/Universal Music CanadaBryan Adams will compete for three honors at the 2020 edition of the Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys. The veteran Canadian rocker has been nominated for the Artist of the Year, while his 2019 album Shine a Light is in the running for the Album of the Year and…

Christopher Cross congratulates Billie Eilish for tying his long-standing Grammy record

Christopher Cross congratulates Billie Eilish for tying his long-standing Grammy record

L-Christoper Cross, Tom Gates/Getty Images; R- Billie Eilish, Phil McCarten/CBSIf you watched the Grammy Awards on Sunday, you saw 18-year-old Billie Eilish win the so-called “Big Four” categories: Best New Artist, plus Record, Song and Album of the Year.  She’s only the second artist in Grammy history to pull this off — and now the…

National News

DNA evidence exonerates New York City man for 1985 sex assault

DNA evidence exonerates New York City man for 1985 sex assault

WABC(NEW YORK) — After spending a full 25-year sentence in prison for a crime he did not commit, a Bronx, New York, man was exonerated by the first prosecutorial conviction review unit on the East Coast.Rafael Ruiz was convicted in 1985 for sexually assaulting a girl in East Harlem. Ruiz, then 25, was sentenced to…

National arugula shortage due to wet, cold growing conditions

National arugula shortage due to wet, cold growing conditions

pilipphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Sad news for salad fans who enjoy the peppery bite of arugula over other lettuces: there’s a national shortage.The shortfall is due to the “unexpectedly cold and wet winter weather facing growers throughout the Southwest,” according to the New Food Economy.Those harsh conditions “paved the way for the spread of a fungal…

Man smokes marijuana in front of judge after advocating for legalization

Man smokes marijuana in front of judge after advocating for legalization

gradyreese/iStock(LEBANON, Tenn.) — A 20-year-old man caused a stir in a Tennessee courthouse when he advocated for the legalization of marijuana and then proceeded to spark a joint in front of the judge.Spencer Alan Boston was appearing before Judge Haywood Barry on Monday at the Wilson County Courthouse in Lebanon, on a simple possession-of-marijuana citation,…

Health News

US not ready to declare coronavirus a public health emergency: HHS

US not ready to declare coronavirus a public health emergency: HHS

jarun011/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The United States is not ready to declare the new coronavirus a public health emergency, health officials said Tuesday, although the option is available should the situation in the U.S. change.”I’ll do it when it’s appropriate,” Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services said during a Tuesday news conference.”It’s very important to…

Treatment for opioid addiction is increasing, except in the young

Treatment for opioid addiction is increasing, except in the young

Pureradiancephoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Opioid-related overdose deaths are on the rise, but individuals aged 15 to 24 have experienced a decline in treatment from the lifesaving medication buprenorphine, a new study finds.Buprenorphine is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment for opioid addiction. Researchers made their findings at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in…

Is your baby a ‘late talker’? Here’s how to get them babbling using ‘baby talk’

Is your baby a ‘late talker’? Here’s how to get them babbling using ‘baby talk’

PeopleImages/iStock(NEW YORK) — A baby’s first words are an important milestone for many parents.However, for some kids dubbed “late talkers,” parents may be left worried and turn to speech therapists for help.Instead of having to travel to a doctor’s office, some parents opt for a more accessible way to help their kids by seeking advice…

New coronavirus ‘not spreading’ in the US, CDC says

New coronavirus ‘not spreading’ in the US, CDC says

mrtom-uk/iStock(ATLANTA) — While the death toll for the new coronavirus has crossed 100 people people in China and put the world on edge, it is not spreading in the U.S., health officials said in news conference Monday.”We understand that many people in the Unites States are worried about this virus,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director…