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Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler to reunite for new holiday comedy

Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler to reunite for new holiday comedy

L-R: Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton in “The First Wives Club”; Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — It’s not a First Wives Club sequel but that’s not stopping fans of Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler from celebrating the good news.  The ladies are teaming up once again for a brand-new movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actresses…

Weinstein jury asks judge if they can issue partial verdict; deliberations end for the day

Weinstein jury asks judge if they can issue partial verdict; deliberations end for the day

Harvey Weinstein leaves court Friday afternoon; Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jurors in the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case ended the day’s deliberations Friday at 3:00 p.m. ET without reaching a verdict.  Before doing so, however, the jurors asked the judge about a partial verdict. “We the jury request to understand if we can be…

Kylie Jenner blocked from trademarking daughter Stormi’s name

Kylie Jenner blocked from trademarking daughter Stormi’s name

Kylie Jenner with Travis Scott and daughter Stormi; Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Unfortunately for Kylie Jenner, not everyone is living in Stormi World. The 22-year-old make-up mogul recently hit a snag when she tried to obtain trademarks related to her and Travis Scott’s two-year-old daughter’s name, Stormi Webster. According to Page Six, a…

‘Yellowstone’ renewed for a fourth season

‘Yellowstone’ renewed for a fourth season

Paramount Network(LOS ANGELES) — Yellowstone season three hasn’t even premiered, but the Paramount Network has already renewed the show for a fourth. Kevin Costner stars in Yellowstone as John Dutton, owner of the largest contiguous cattle ranch in the United States.  The hard-nosed patriarch fights to keep his land and legacy intact as outside forces attempt…

Music News

Prince Estate releasing series of archival titles from the early 2000s in April

Prince Estate releasing series of archival titles from the early 2000s in April

The Prince Estate/Legacy RecordingsThe Prince Estate’s ongoing reissue series continues  April 17 with a variety of archival studio and live releases dating from the early 2000s that can be pre-ordered now. They include two studio albums — 2001’s The Rainbow Children and 2002’s One Nite Alone… — as well as the first official live albums…

Listen to new Alanis Morissette song, “Smiling”

Listen to new Alanis Morissette song, “Smiling”

ABC/Lou RoccoAlanis Morissette has premiered a new song called “Smiling,” a track from her upcoming album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. Despite its bubbly title, “Smiling” is a sonically dramatic song about pushing through the hard times. The track also includes the lyric that gives Such Pretty Forks in the Road its title. “Smiling”…

Watch video for Bon Jovi’s new single, “Limitless”

Watch video for Bon Jovi’s new single, “Limitless”

Island RecordsBon Jovi debuted its brand-new single “Limitless” yesterday, and now an official video for the tune has premiered online at BonJovi.com and YouTube. The clip starts with a camera zooming in from outer space on midtown Manhattan, where we eventually see singer Jon Bon Jovi projected onto giant screens in Times Square as he…

National News

Student murders prompt University of Utah to overhaul campus safety

Student murders prompt University of Utah to overhaul campus safety

iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) — Two highly publicized student murders has caused one university to implement significant changes to its campus safety, including a $13 million building to house the school’s police department.Both incidents, which involved the deaths of female students at the University of Utah, sparked conversations about the safety on campus and the operations…

New Jersey facing ‘high’ level of terrorism threat from extremist groups and white supremacists in 2020, officials say

New Jersey facing ‘high’ level of terrorism threat from extremist groups and white supremacists in 2020, officials say

iStock(CAMDEN, N.J.) — Homeland security officials in New Jersey are warning residents of the potential terrorism threats the state faces from extremist and white supremacist groups.Officials have “taken notice at the rise in activity from white supremacist extremists” and have increased the threat posed by them in 2020 from moderate to high, according to the…

Announcer calls names of girls on high school basketball team ‘disgusting’

Announcer calls names of girls on high school basketball team ‘disgusting’

iStock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — An Oklahoma school district has issued an apology after a longtime sports announcer called the names of the opposing team “pretty disgusting” at the start of a high school girls basketball game.Lorna Pollard, whose daughter plays on the basketball team for Crooked Oak High School in Oklahoma City, filmed the beginning of…

Health News

One-third of parents are delaying giving vaccines to their children: Study

One-third of parents are delaying giving vaccines to their children: Study

iStock(NEW YORK) — One-third of children between the ages of 19-35 months don’t receive vaccines on time, leaving them vulnerable to preventable infectious diseases, and their complications, a new study finds.The study revealed that 63% of children received vaccines on time before the age of three, as per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines,…

Health experts warn life-saving coronavirus vaccine still years away

Health experts warn life-saving coronavirus vaccine still years away

iStock/mrtom-uk(PARIS) — Top health experts from around the world are mobilizing to combat the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 77,000 people worldwide.The global health threat posed by the coronavirus has kicked the world’s scientific community into overdrive as it races to develop a life-saving vaccine to fight the epidemic that has killed more…

Flu shot better than last year, despite tough season for kids

Flu shot better than last year, despite tough season for kids

evrim ertik/iStock(NEW YORK) — Despite enduring two waves of viruses during the 2019-2020 flu season, new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that the vaccine is relatively good match for this year’s flu strains.While we won’t have exact figures until after the flu season is over, the 2019-2020 vaccine is estimated…

New cases of coronavirus double in 24 hours in South Korea

New cases of coronavirus double in 24 hours in South Korea

iStock(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s number of newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has doubled in just 24 hours, to a total of 204 cases. The majority are from the southeastern city of Daegu and are followers of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, a religious sect.Throughout the country, public fear is escalating and…