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  • Grammys 2016, the music's biggest night
    Grammy 2016-02-16 07:05:32 UTC
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar led the Grammy winners on Monday with five wins but was shut out of the night's top categories as Taylor Swift nabbed album of the year in an upset victory. Compton, California rapper Lamar went into the awards with 11 nom...
  • Harry Belafonte Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
    Harry_belafonte__artist_and_civil_rights_activist__endorses_bernie_sanders_for_president 2016-02-13 09:39:57 UTC
    Artist and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is supporting Bernie Sanders. Belafonte affirms the senator's history of fighting for civil rights. In a video posted on the Vermont senator’s YouTube channel, the entertainer and social activis...
  • Adele doesn't give Trump permission to use her music
    Adele_doesn't_give_trump_permission_to_use_her_music 2016-02-04 00:05:35 UTC
    <h3>Pop star Adele has issued a statement to distance herself from Donald Trump, after he used her music at his rallies.</h3> <hr><a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16370"><h3>The night in Iowa</h3></a><hr> British singer Adele made ...
  • #OSCARSSOWHITE: Oscars' Film Academy pledges to diversify membership by 2020
    _oscarssowhite_ 2016-01-23 04:17:02 UTC
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, organizer of the Oscar awards, pledged on Friday to double its membership of women and minorities by 2020 through an ambitious affirmative action plan that includes stripping some older members of v...
  • Oscars So White: Actors of Color Out of the Industry's Biggest Honors
    Oscars_so_white-_actors_of_color_out_of_the_industry's_biggest_honors 2016-02-29 03:59:42 UTC
    <a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16416"><h2><i>Oscars winners and results 2016 - LIVE</h2></i></a><hr> Global Gathering — With one look at the 20 actors that were nominated for this year’s Oscars, it’s easy to wonder - where is the di...
  • Singer David Bowie dies after 18-month battle with cancer
    Singer_david_bowie_dies_after_18-month_battle_with_cancer 2016-01-11 19:17:17 UTC
    David Bowie died peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. 'While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.' His latest album Blackst...
  • Did Sean Penn interview help capture 'El Chapo'?
    Sean_penn_interview_helped_to_capture_el_chapo- 2016-01-11 04:27:27 UTC
    Global Gathering — Recently recaptured drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gave an interview to actor and director Sean Penn, according to an article written by Penn and published in Rolling Stone magazine on Saturday night. Penn said th...
  • Aretha Franklin: "You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman"
    Untitled_2 2015-12-31 08:11:14 UTC
    Aretha Franklin performed at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors during the ceremony's tribute to Carole King, who co-wrote one of Franklin's signature songs, "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Franklin performed that 1967 single at the Kennedy...
  • 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has record opening
    Starwars 2015-12-19 07:32:17 UTC
    LOS ANGELES - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hurtled toward $120 million at the U.S. and Canadian box office on Friday and a potential record-breaking $215 million through Sunday, giving the long-awaited movie a shot at the biggest opening weekend...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict changed to murder
    Pistorius 2015-12-03 09:37:59 UTC
    Oscar Pistorius is currently under house arrest after spending one year of his original five-year sentence in jail. Pistorius will have to return to court to be re-sentenced, for murder. He killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2...
  • German rapper who joined ISIS killed in U.S. strike
    16207_german_rapper_who_joined_isis_killed_in_u.s._strike 2015-10-30 20:08:14 UTC
    A prominent German ISIS propagandist was killed by a U.S. strike while he was traveling in a vehicle in Syria earlier this month, a U.S. official told CNN. The ISIS recruit Denis Cuspert, also known as Abu Talha al-Almani, had once gone by the ...
  • Dylan O'Brien brags about looting Native American artifacts
    Dylan_o'brien_maze_runner 2015-10-08 06:20:08 UTC
    An offhand comment made by "Maze Runner" actor Dylan O'Brien about filching Native American artifacts from a New Mexico ranch where a movie was being filmed has stung advocates who have long struggled to protect tribal items and remains. O'Bri...
  • Les Miserables star Kyle Jean-Baptiste, one of Broadway's youngest treasures, dies at 21
    Les_miserables_star_kyle_jean-baptiste_one_of_broadway's_youngest_treasures_dies 2015-08-30 05:23:58 UTC
    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 21, fell from a fire escape after Friday evening's performance at the Imperial Theatre, said representative Marc Thibodeau. Last month, Mr Jean-Baptiste made history performing the role of ex-convict Jean Valjean in the musica...
  • The Republican TV Showdown - Donald Trump & The Others
    Donald_trump___the_others 2015-08-08 03:05:51 UTC
    The Republican TV Showdown - Donald Trump & The Others More than a dozen Republicans have announced they are running for their party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Donald Trump, the former host of "The Apprentice" has so far dominated the 2...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole
    Pistorius 2015-06-09 08:09:52 UTC
    (Reuters) - Opinion in South Africa is sharply divided over reports that Olympic and Paralympic track star, Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison on parole in August, after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for the culpable homicide...
  • Gone With The Wind: Dress worn by Vivien Leigh sold for $137,000
    15907_gone_with_the_wind-_dress_worn_by_vivien_leigh_sold_for__137_000 2015-04-19 04:31:43 UTC
    (Reuters) - A gray and black dress worn by Vivien Leigh in her role as Scarlett O'Hara in the classic 1939 film "Gone with the Wind" sold for $137,000 at an auction in California on Saturday. The outfit, featuring black appliques, was one of mo...
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt adopting from Syria
    Brad 2015-04-13 22:47:15 UTC
    Angelina Jolie, 39, and Brad Pitt, 51, "want to adopt a little girl from Syria," reveals a pal of the pair, parents of Cambodian-born Maddox, 13, Vietnamese Pax, 11, Ethiopian Zahara, 10, and biological kids Shiloh, 8, and twins Vivienne and Knox,...
  • Petition by Ashton Kutcher - Stop Gender Stereotyping: Provide Universally Accessible Changing Tables in All Your Stores
    Rafael_edward_cruz 2015-04-02 17:40:08 UTC
    After Ashton Kutcher's Facebook lament about the lack of diaper changing tables in men's restrooms went viral, the actor decided to make a more proactive move. Kutcher teamed up with Change.org to create a petition asking Target and Costco to "pro...
  • Ted Cruz origin of birth story from Calgary
    Rafael_edward_cruz 2016-01-19 07:31:57 UTC
    <h3><i>Cruz’s family was more than happy to benefit from Canada’s universal health care system with a birth that could have cost them big money in the U.S.</i></h3> Is the fact that Ted Cruz was born in Calgary going to hamper his bid for the U...
  • Sinead O'Connor No Longer ''Emotionally Identifies'' With Her Biggest Hit
    Sinead_o'connor 2015-03-18 03:51:33 UTC
    Sinead O'Connor has apparently stopped caring that much about U since she recorded what became her signature hit. The oft-tempestuous singer announced over the weekend that she is going to stop singing "Nothing Compares 2 U" live, giving her fans...
  • The Obamas Are Taking Over Hollywood
    Michelle-obama 2015-03-16 09:57:14 UTC
    President Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night, and earlier that afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama taped Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. While her husband read "mean tweets" for the late-night set, Michelle g...
  • New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall
    Lauren-bacall 2015-03-14 07:38:06 UTC
    New York (AP) – On stage, screen and magazine covers, Lauren Bacall was known as “The Look,” but in her regular life, the late icon described her style as “studied carelessness.” Now, more than six months after her death, student curators at th...
  • Red Bull Music Academy NY 2015 presents PC Music, GHE20G0TH1K, Merzbow, Islam Chipsy & EEK, Tri Angle, and more
    Fka-twigs-brit-awards-nominations-2015 2015-03-09 17:12:05 UTC
    Red Bull Music Academy is coming back to New York, and it means “business.” For the entire month of May, RBMA will put on an incredible series of performances, club nights, lectures, and workshops. In addition to a performance by FKA Twigs and con...
  • Best Documentary Oscar for Snowden Film 'Citizenfour'
    Best_documentary_oscar_for_snowden_film_'citizenfour'_-global-gathering 2015-02-23 08:06:57 UTC
    Academy Awards: Citizenfour, A Laura Poitras’ film chronicling the living history of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's unprecedented heist of U.S. government secrets, won Hollywood’s highest accolade by snatching the Oscar for Best Documentary. A...
  • Bob Dylan's MusiCares Person of Year speech
    Dsc_0487 2015-02-08 17:46:57 UTC
    When Bob Dylan took the stage on Friday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where he was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year at its annual dinner, the iconic singer/songwriter's "thank you" speech was a lengthy 40 minute-long message, ...