• J. Geils Dead at 71

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    The department is investigating, but said the preliminary indication is that he died of natural causes. "Centerfold", a tale of a man who is stunned that a girl he fancied in school has posed in an adult magazine, spent six weeks at number one on the USA chart, led by a video that enjoyed heavy airplay in the first days of MTV.
  • Airtel launches internet set top box at Rs 7999 yearly subscription

    Airtel launches internet set top box at Rs 7999 yearly subscription

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    It comes with built in content apps including Netflix, YouTube and soon Amazon Prime, and Chromecast for viewing the content on TV screens directly. Another plus point is that customers can upgrade their existing STBs to "Internet TV" STB. Sunil Taldar, chief executive officer and director of DTH Airtel said in a press meet, "Growing broadband penetration is driving the popularity of online content , particularly in urban homes, and with Airtel "Internet TV" we are bringing world-class ...
  • Watch the new Transformers: The Last Knight trailer

    Watch the new Transformers: The Last Knight trailer

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    Prior to the first trailer and the new one (below), we were gifted with plenty of concept art for the Autobots featured in the film, some of which were pretty different from older bot designs. Optimus Prime is going all Dom Torreto on his buddies and playing for the other team, but does it really matter? Taking a deep dive into the history of those iconic robots in disguise, the promo opens with a shot of ancient Transformers drawing their metallic swords alongside King Arthur (Liam ...
  • Tyga detained for alleged driving offence

    Tyga detained for alleged driving offence

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    Rapper Tyga was handcuffed by police officers on Wednesday morning (12Apr17) for allegedly driving a vehicle without proper licence plates. He was then guided to the police auto by an officer and handcuffed before being placed in the rear of the vehicle.
  • Rock N Roll Icon Chuck Berry Laid to Rest

    Rock N Roll Icon Chuck Berry Laid to Rest

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    The service opened with Missouri congressman William Lacy Clay reading remarks written by former president Bill Clinton , who recruited Berry to perform at both of his presidential inaugurations. Hundreds of Chuck Berry fans have turned out to pay their last respects to rock "n" roll legend Chuck Berry . The hall was decorated with extravagant flower arrangements, including one shaped like an electric guitar sent by the Rolling Stones - just one of the many heroic bands to have ...
  • This special edition Corvette has much carbon

    This special edition Corvette has much carbon

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    To be offered on top trim levels of the Grand Sport and Z06, the Carbon 65 edition will be limited to only 650 cars. In case you were wondering, the first Corvettes rolled off the line at a plant in Flint, Michigan on June 30, 1953. The Competition Sport seats are finished in Jet Black suede to complete the exterior finish. The latter is paired with gloss carbon-fibre interior trim, while finishing touches include Carbon 65 Edition sill plates and a carbon-fibre steering wheel.
  • Two new Audis to join the Q: Audi Q8 and Audi Q4

    Two new Audis to join the Q: Audi Q8 and Audi Q4

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    There's a 630 litre boot as well. Going for the range-topping SUV, then expect to buy a Q8 coupe-SUV, which is going to be about the same size as the second generation Q7, albeit with a smaller ground clearance and an angled roofline for sportier traits.
  • Dragoons to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

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    I can say without hesitation that Manitobans have never forgotten, and we will never forget, the sacrifice made by our courageous men and women in uniform. "Let's renew our commitment to remember their heroism in the face of suffering and fear". In his speech, French President Francois Hollande made a veiled criticism of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen who has been promoting an anti-immigrant, nationalist agenda.