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India’s TikTok content creators are stunned after the ban
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India’s TikTok content creators are stunned after the ban

India's ban on 59 Chinese apps, including the wildly popular TikTok and WeChat platforms, has left millions of users surprised and disappointed. Indian Government said the apps were "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India". India is TikTok's biggest foreign market, with an estimated 120 million active users. Indian content creators are stunned by the decision and asked followers to follow them on other platforms

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Wed Jul 01 - BBC
Hollywood legend Carl Reiner dies aged 98
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Hollywood legend Carl Reiner dies aged 98

American comedian, actor, writer, and producer Carl Reiner died at the age of 98. He died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills, California. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to Variety. Reiner, the father of filmmaker and activist Rob Reiner, was the winner of nine Emmy awards, including five for “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”

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Tue Jun 30 - Variety
Beyonce accepts Humanitarian Award at BET 2020
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Beyonce accepts Humanitarian Award at BET 2020

Sunday, at the 2020 BET Awards, Beyonce was recognized with the show's Humanitarian Award, honoring the star for her many initiatives that help those in need. The well-deserved award was also perfectly presented by former First Lady Michelle Obama. "Thank you so much for this beautiful honor," Beyoncé stared. "I want to dedicate this award to all of my brothers out there, all of my sisters out there inspiring me

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Mon Jun 29 - eonline
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Elon Musk turns 49 today
Sun Jun 28
Elon Musk turns 49 today
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Elon Musk turns 49 today

Social Media users around the world are wishing a very Happy Birthday to Tesla CEO Elon Musk who turned 49 on Sunday. A lot of young entrepreneurs and followers of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO called him an inspiration in their messages. Others called him a “real superhero” and most seem to agree that Musk is someone who “never gives up”.

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Sun Jun 28 - Telanganatoday
Nicole Kidman shed light on marriage with Tom Cruise
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Nicole Kidman shed light on marriage with Tom Cruise

While remembering marriage with Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman said that being married to a powerful man like Cruise protected her from sexual abuse. “I got married very young, but it definitely wasn’t power for me, it was protection. I married for love, but being married to an extremely powerful man kept me from being sexually harassed,” she said. Kidman and Cruise were married for 11 years

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Sat Jun 27 - Micky
Justin Bieber files $20 Million defamation case against sexual assault accusers
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Justin Bieber files $20 Million defamation case against sexual assault accusers

Justin Bieber is taking legal action against two Jane Does, who are identified as "Danielle" and "Kadi" in the documents, for "falsely" leveraging claims against him on social media last week. According to the sources, the 26-year-old pop star has filed a $20 million defamation case. Bieber did not publicly address those claims at the time, but in the lawsuit maintains that they too were fabricated

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Fri Jun 26 - eonline
Los Angeles County to Give OK for Film and TV Production to Restart on Friday
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Los Angeles County gives green signal for Film and TV Production to Restart on Friday

Los Angeles County is set to issue its guidelines on Thursday for the restart of film and TV production, allowing filming to resume as soon as Friday. The county’s action follows a similar move by the California Department of Public Health, which said last week that production could return on Friday subject to approval from local authorities.

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Thu Jun 11 - Variety
The Grammys’ New Rules Confirm Anyone Can Be a ‘Best New Artist’
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The Grammys’ New Rules Confirm Anyone Can Be a ‘Best New Artist’

For the past decade, the Recording Academy has tinkered with what it means to be a “Best New Artist.” After Lady Gaga was ineligible for the award in 2010 after being nominated for Best Dance Recording in 2009, the rules were updated the next year.

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Thu Jun 11 - Rollingstone
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HBO Max faces backlash from fans
Thu Jun 11
HBO Max faces backlash from fans for pulling DC Comic films shortly after launch
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HBO Max faces backlash from fans

HBO Max is facing more backlash this week, this time from comic book fans who have learned that a large portion of its DC Comic films will be pulled from the platform shortly after its launch. The big draw to sign up for the TimeWarner streaming service, which launched on May 27, was that users can view any show and film from both the HBO and the Warner Brothers

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Thu Jun 11 - Foxnews
HBO Max temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind”
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HBO Max temporarily removed “Gone With the Wind”

The 1939 American classic movie “Gone With the Wind” has been temporarily removed from HBO Max Library in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd. “'Gone With The Wind’ is a product of its time and depicts some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that have, unfortunately, been commonplace in American society. These racist depictions were wrong then and are wrong today” an HBO Max spokesperson said

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Wed Jun 10 - orlandosentinel
Indian actor Chiranjeevi Sarja dies after heart attack
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Famous Indian actor Chiranjeevi Sarja dies after heart attack

Chiranjeevi Sarja, a famous Indian actor, has passed away at the age of 39. Sarja, who starred in 20 films including the popular "Amma I Love You," died of a heart attack, according to B.S. Yediyurappa, chief minister of Karnataka.
"It is a shock to hear the news that famous Kannada artist, Shri Chiranjeevi Sarja, died of a heart attack.

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Mon Jun 08 - Cnn
JK Rowling’s Tweets on Transgender People Spark Outrage
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JK Rowling’s Tweets on Transgender People Spark Outrage

GLAAD, American non-governmental media monitoring organization founded by LGBT people in the media issued a response on Twitter, calling Rowling’s tweets “inaccurate and cruel.” The advocacy organization dedicated to LGBTQ equality then asked those upset by the author’s comments to support organizations that help black transgender people. “JK Rowling continues to align herself with an ideology which willfully distorts facts about gender identity and people who are trans,” GLAAD tweeted.

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Mon Jun 08 - Snopes
Jay-Z takes full-page newspaper ads to honor George Floyd
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Jay-Z takes full-page newspaper ads to honor George Floyd

The American rapper Jay-Z has taken out a full-page ad in newspapers across the US in honor of George Floyd. The ad, which was shared on Instagram by the rapper's entertainment agency Roc Nation, quotes a passage from a 1965 Martin Luther King Jr address. It has reportedly been placed in major papers such as The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Denver Post

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Wed Jun 03 - BBC
Spotify to add 8:46-minute moment of silence to playlists and podcasts in honor of George Floyd
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Spotify to add 8:46-minute moment of silence to playlists and podcasts in honor of George Floyd

Spotify will add an 8 minute and 46-second moment of silence to select playlists and podcasts on the platform to honor George Floyd. On this day — and every day — Spotify will support our employees, friends, partners, artists, and creators in the fight against racism, injustice, and inequity,” the company writes in a blog post.As a result, you’ll notice some changes on Spotify starting at 12:01 AM on Tuesday.”

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Tue Jun 02 - Theverge
Faith Evans booked after allegedly attacking Stevie J
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Faith Evans booked after allegedly attacking Stevie J

Law enforcement agencies in LA confirmed that they booked Faith Evans for attacking Stevie J. Faith was arrested earlier this week at around 1 AM after cops got called to their L.A.-area home. Faith and Stevie got into a heated argument, and at some point, it turned violent. Cops noticed visible marks and scratches on Stevie's face, they arrested Faith and booked her for felony domestic violence

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Sun May 31 - TMZ
Elon Musk and Grimes nicknamed their son ‘Little X’
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Elon Musk and Grimes nicknamed their son ‘Little X’

Singer Grimes and Tesla CEO Elon Musk were in the news after naming their newly born son X Æ A-12, but due to legal issues in California they renamed him X Æ A-Xii, and now they nicknamed their son Little X. "The name like 'X Æ A-12' would not be allowed," Matt Conens, of the Office of Public Affairs of the California Department of Public Health

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Sun May 31 - USAToday
Kylie Jenner accused of providing fake tax returns
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Kylie Jenner accused of providing fake tax returns

Leading Magazine Forbes said that Kylie Jenner is no longer a billionaire after accusing her of providing fake tax returns to inflate her wealth. Kylie Jenner has slammed Forbes after the magazine published a report on Friday, stripping the 22-year-old of her billionaire status. Less than one year ago, in August 2019, Forbes crowned then-21-year-old Jenner "The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Ever."

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Sat May 30 - Insider
Wrestler and Netflix star Hana Kimura dies at 22
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Wrestler and Netflix star Hana Kimura dies at 22

Japanese professional wrestler and current cast member of the Netflix series “Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020” Hana Kimura was confirmed dead Saturday by World Wonder Wing Stardom, a women’s wrestling league in Japan she was signed to. Kimura was 22 years old. Kimura’s last post on Instagram read, “I love you, have a long, happy life. I’m sorry” over a picture of the wrestler with her cat

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Sat May 23 - JapanTimes
Johnny Depp’s Look-Alike Son Jack, 18, Enjoys A Romantic Stroll With GF Camille Jansen In Paris
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Johnny Depp’s son looks exactly like him

Jack looks just like his famous father in the new photos, where he’s walking alongside Camille while strolling down the streets in France. For the occasion, Jack’s sister, Lily-Rose Depp, also shared a rare, shirtless photo of Jack on her Instagram page, and fans could not get over the resemblance to Johnny.

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Fri May 22 - Hollywoodlife
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande dropped “Rain on Me”
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Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande dropped “Rain on Me”

Popstar Lady Gaga and singing sensation Ariana Grande just dropped what is sure to be the song of the summer, “Rain on Me,” an irresistibly earwormy ‘90s throwback. The house music banger’s new music video, which premiered Friday morning, features the two pop-queen warriors reigning over an anime rave on the fantastic planet Chromatica, in a dazzling display of cyberpunk girl power

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Fri May 22 - Yahoo
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Luxurious quarantine of Tom Cruise
Wed May 20
Luxurious quarantine of Tom Cruise
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Luxurious quarantine of Tom Cruise

Hollywood star Tom Cruise was set to film Mission: Impossible VII in Italy this year before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Tom Cruise is reportedly living in a "luxury wing of the Church of Scientology headquarters in the countryside of Saint Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex," the Daily Mail reported in May 2020. Cruise's ritzy pad supposedly has a ton of perks including an "all-glass restaurant run by a Michelin-starred chef

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Wed May 20 - Nickiswift
American Idol finale: Just Sam named winner of socially distant season
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American Idol finale: Just Sam named winner of socially distant season

Ryan Seacrest, host of the popular singing reality show American Idol, remotely announced the winner of this year’s socially distant season. Seacrest named Just Sam, a 20-year-old from Harlem who set out to make her grandmother proud, the winner of the third ABC season of "Idol". Sam was so overwhelmed by the news she nearly dropped the tablet with her grandmother video-chatting in for the big moment

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Mon May 18 - USAToday
Matt Damon enjoying lockdown in a small town of Ireland
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Matt Damon enjoying lockdown in a small town of Ireland

Matt Damon described the situation as a fairytale for him and his family as he has been trapped for the last two months in Dalkey, a suburb of Dublin with a population of just 8,000. "I'm in the middle of a movie, we shot the first half in France and were moving to Ireland," he told Spin 103.8. "Dalkey is incredible, one of the most beautiful places I've ever been"

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Fri May 15 - Sportsmole
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UK’s richest musician under 30
Wed May 13
British singer Ed Sheeran has been officially named as the richest musician in the UK
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UK’s richest musician under 30

British singer Ed Sheeran has been officially named as the richest musician in the UK under the age of 30. His wealth soared by 40 million pounds to a total of 200 million pounds, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Second on the list is Harry Styles, followed by Niall Horan in third place, Louis Tomlinson in fifth place, Liam Payne on sixth and Zayn Malik on seventh

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Wed May 13 - Dailymail
American comedian Jerry Stiller dies aged 92
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American comedian Jerry Stiller dies aged 92

Legendary American actor and comedian, Jerry Stiller has died due to natural causes, confirmed by his son, actor Ben Stiller said in a tweet. He was 92. "He was a great dad and grandfather, and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. He will be greatly missed. Love you Dad," Ben tweeted. Jerry Stiller was known for his role in "Seinfeld" and "The King of Queens."

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Mon May 11 - CNN