Friday, January 12th, 2018

 

Liam Neeson takes the fight to the rails in "The Commuter"

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Lionsgate(NEW YORK) — Liam Neeson re-teams with his A-Team co-star Patrick Wilson in The Commuter, which hits theaters today. The film centers on Neeson’s character, an ex-cop-turned-recently-fired insurance adjuster who’s given a life-changing proposition by a mysterious woman on his train. While it starts off as a mystery, it transforms into a full-on action movie. “It’s an Alfred Hitchcock drama shoved through an action movie meat grinder,” Wilson laughs. “I think audiences like that,” Neeson tells us. “I think, you know, with the success of all these TV shows, theseRead More


Suspect arrested for alleged murder of UPenn student

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ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — A suspect was arrested for the alleged murder of University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein, who was found dead in Southern California this week, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said. Blaze Bernstein, 19, had been home in Southern California for winter break when he went missing on Jan. 2. His body was found Tuesday in the brush surrounding Borrego Park in Foothill Ranch. After the Penn sophomore’s body was found, Bernstein’s father, Gideon Bernstein, was emotional at a news conference, calling his son “a brilliant, colorfulRead More


Utah sheriff's deputies fire 75 shots at murder suspect

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Utah County Sheriff’s Office(SALT LAKE CITY) — Utah authorities are defending the actions of four sheriff’s deputies and a police officer who fired 75 shots at an armed murder suspect fleeing in a stolen pickup truck last month. The suspect, Arturo Ray Gallemore-Jimenez, 37, was shot three times in the Dec. 20, 2017, incident but survived the barrage of gunfire that included 27 shots fired by a SWAT officer armed with an automatic assault weapon, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said a bystander parked on the sideRead More


Flu now considered epidemic in US as hospitalizations climb during peak season

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes the nation is at peak flu season, as the disease is now considered to be an epidemic, based on its medical impact, the federal agency said Friday. The rate of hospitalizations for pneumonia and the flu is continuing to climb amid a CDC warning of several more weeks of significant flu activity. “What we’re seeing this year — the influenza season started earlier and seems to be peaking right about now,” Dr. Daniel B. Jernigan, director of the InfluenzaRead More


California mudslide victims include children as young as 3

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KABC-TV(MONTECITO, Calif.) — The 17 people killed in mudslides in Southern California this week included children ages 3, 6, 10 and 12. According to the Santa Barbara County Coroner’s Office, these are the names of those killed this week when heavy rain unleashed flash floods, mudslides and debris flow in the southern part of the state. — Jonathan Benitez: 10 years old— Kailly Benitez: 3 years old— Martin Cabrera-Munoz: 48 years old— David Cantin: 49 years old— Sawyer Corey: 12 years old— Peter Fleurat: 73 years old— Josephine Gower: 69Read More


Listen now: Phillip Phillips journeys “Into the Wild” on new song

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Interscope RecordsPhillip Phillips has released the latest track from his upcoming third album. The rousing song, “Into the Wild,” is about an untamed romance. “Chase me in the darkness/Kiss me like you’re heartless/Then run away and hide/’Cause I’ll follow you/Into the wild,” he sings. When you pre-order Phillip’s album, Collateral, you’ll receive an instant download of “Into the Wild,” as well as his other previously released tracks, “Miles,” “Magnetic” and “Dance with Me.” Collateral comes out January 19. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. …read more Via:: ListenRead More


Billy Joel hosts reunion of Foreigner's Mick Jones and Lou Gramm at Madison Square Garden concert

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Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel is known for inviting famous musicians onstage hits during his monthly residency at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and on Thursday, the Piano Man treated fans to an extra special performance: a reunion of Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones and the group’s founding frontman, Lou Gramm. As seen in fan-shot video posted on YouTube, Joel first explained to the crowd that Jones had helped produced his chart-topping 1989 album Stormfront. “Him and another guy who was the singer of all those great [Foreigner] songs are here tonight,”Read More


Billy Joel hosts reunion of Foreigner's Mick Jones and Lou Gramm at Madison Square Garden concert

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Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel is known for inviting famous musicians onstage hits during his monthly residency at New York’s Madison Square Garden, and on Thursday, the Piano Man treated fans to an extra special performance: a reunion of Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones and the group’s founding frontman, Lou Gramm. As seen in fan-shot video posted on YouTube, Joel first explained to the crowd that Jones had helped produced his chart-topping 1989 album Stormfront. “Him and another guy who was the singer of all those great [Foreigner] songs are here tonight,”Read More


Taraji P. Henson discusses the redeeming qualities of her "Proud Mary" character

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Photo: Dana Starbard/©2017 CTMG, Inc. All rights reserved.(NEW YORK) — Starting today, Taraji P. Henson will be kicking it into high gear as Mary, a hit-woman with a heart, in the action flick Proud Mary. Henson plays an assassin who works for an organized crime family in Boston. However, life takes an unexpected turn when she meets a young boy after a professional hit goes wrong. According to Henson, who serves as an executive producer on the film, Proud Mary is all about “redemption.” “We humans make mistakes. We’re allRead More


Celine Dion to launch Asia/Pacific tour this summer

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Denise Truscello2018 will find Celine Dion venturing away from her Las Vegas home to visit a part of the world she hasn’t been to in a long time. “I’m very excited to let you know that we’re touring the Asia/Pacific region this coming June, July and August,” said the diva in a video message to fans. “We’re playing some countries for the very first time ever in my whole career, as well as returning to some places that we’ve loved and been before in the past.” “I can’t wait toRead More