• United passengers to be fully reimbursed

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    A Chicago aviation officer dragged Dao off the aircraft, as Dao's glasses slid down his face, which was later bloodied. The department said it is continuing its investigation into the incident. Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans will also speak. "I told the officer, we'll be back when you handle this". Mr Munoz's previous two statements defending his staff while describing Dr Dao as "disruptive and belligerent", and apologising for "having to re-accommodate these customers" have ...
  • Musician J. Geils, dies at MA home

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    Bands spend decades together forging a career and chasing fame, but gradually they grow tired of one another and break up. The J. Geils Band was one of the most popular American touring bands of the 1970s. Geils spent his time restoring race cars in MA, a state he continued to call home. The suit was finally settled in 2015, with Geils allowed to perform under his own name and the others free to perform without Jay Geils as the J.
  • Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie Murphy, dead at 57

    Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie Murphy, dead at 57

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    Murphy famously recounted his days hanging out with his older brother in Hollywood, as well as the late Prince and the late Rick James . Murphy is also remembered for his wonderful tale about the legendary musician, Prince , which was made into a skit for Chappelle Show.
  • IOC: NHL's decision not to participate in 2018 Olympics 'regrettable'

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    Last night's announcement means players from the NHL, the world's most high-profile ice hockey league, will not compete at the Winter Olympics for the first time since Lillehammer 1994. "It's a little bit disappointing as a player who takes a lot of pride in representing his country and who's done it before", Eichel said. The league has cited the 13-hour difference from Pyeongchang to the Eastern time zone as one of its concerns.
  • When Chunky thought he wouldnt get a role in Begum Jaan

    When Chunky thought he wouldnt get a role in Begum Jaan

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    His film about a gallery of prostitutes occupying a no man's land during the time of India's Partition has a cast of almost 40-45 characters, all played by exceptional actors from stage and cinema. Interestingly, Mukherji, who is known for his avant-garde cinema in Bengali, has not repeated even one of the actors in " Begum Jaan " from the original film.
  • Lucasfilm Announces New Star Wars Animated Series Called 'Forces of Destiny'

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    In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises.
  • Simon Cowell: Cheryl's ecstatic with new baby

    Simon Cowell: Cheryl's ecstatic with new baby

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    The 33-year-old first-time mum announced the new arrival with a heart-warming Instagram post of Payne, 23, cradling their son in his arms. Talking about The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent , Simon continued: " I don't think for the moment we'd want to make any changes ".
  • Don Rickles, a regular Las Vegas performer, has died

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    Kimmel said Rickles "made fun of everybody". Rickles visited 17 more times after that. "He would always ask about my parents, my kids". When my uncle Frank passed away , I called [Don] and asked him to be the guest on that show. Rickles rose to fame in the 1960s for his rapid-fire wit and the way he hurled insults at Hollywood royalty and politicians. "Dear Jimmy, thanks so much for the handsome frame of you and I..." He kept his hand in acting with movies, acting opposite big names in ...
  • Putin calls for UN investigation into Syria chemical attack

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    Downing Street said Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson supported last week's USA attack but wanted to find a political solution to the crisis. "There's an agreement with him not to use chemical weapons". While Moscow has suggested that civilians were poisoned by rebel weapons, Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said yesterday that tests proved the deadly nerve agent sarin was used in the suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria.