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Emmys 2017: Full Nominations List

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards will honour the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2016 until May 31, 2017, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. This was announced at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood by …

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The Barcelona Terror Attack

Despite its (relatively) low body count and primitive execution, Thursday’s terrorist attack in Barcelona shocked many local and international onlookers. Isis was quick to claim responsibility for the attack in which a van was deliberately driven into pedestrians on Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas strip. At least 13 people are dead, and around 100 have …

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Taylor Swift wins – Jury believes she was groped

A jury has sided with pop icon Taylor Swift in a groping lawsuit that was initially filed against her. Former DJ David Mueller accused Swift of pressuring his radio station to fire him. The jury ruled Mueller groped Swift. After just a few hours of deliberation, the jury in Swift’s …

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Shonda Rhimes Leaves ABC Studios for Netflix

Netflix has signed Shonda Rhimes to a multi-year production deal, ending a 15-year relationship with ABD Studios that yielded hits from “Grey’s Anatomy” to “Scandal.” Her shingle, Shondaland, will begin producing new series for Netflix while she continues to stay involved in her current broadcast series. Executive producer Betsy Beers …

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Google celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

History – On August 11, 1973, an 18-year-old, Jamaican-American DJ who went by the name of Kool Herc threw a back-to-school jam at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, New York. During his set, he decided to do something different. Instead of playing the songs in full, he played only …

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Facts about Hajj 2017

The dates for the five-day Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca will be officially announced after moon sighting on August 21. The first day of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in 2017 is expected to be either on Tuesday, August 29 or Wednesday, August 30, 2017. In the Islamic calendar, Hajj begins every …

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