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Life&Culture SPIDER-MAN - HOMECOMING Writers Returning for Sequel, Director 'In Talks'
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Homecoming , a resetting of Sony's Spider-Man franchise that places the new movies within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, was a major win for Sony, winning over critics and the comic book fans. Watts co-wrote the film with McKenna, Sommers , Christopher Ford, Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley . After Sam Raimi's version of the character fizzled out after the widely derided Spider-Man 3, the studio struggled to find a new direction for the character.

Life&Culture Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging Skyrockets Gas Prices to $20 a Gallon
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As people were desperately trying to flee the flooding and destruction left in Hurricane Harvey's wake, a Texas gas station hiked up its prices to a ludicrous $20 per gallon. "Not as an excuse but as an explanation, we don't typically sell cases of water". Speaking on Fox News on Saturday, Paxton said that the consequences for price gouging are heavy.

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Author: 0 "Bake Off" cooks up ratings success for C4

Eyebrows were raised when the £75 million figure Channel 4 , which is a commercially funded public broadcaster, paid for it became public. Channel 4 in the United Kingdom has doubled its best audience of the year with the first episode of The Great British Bake Off on the channel.

Life&Culture Hy-Vee, customers partnering to help hurricane victims
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According to People , the money Bullock has pledged to donate will benefit the American Red Cross , an organization that Bullock has a history of supporting. Some volunteers packed into four emergency response vehicles to drive to Texas. "I'm just grateful I can do it", Bullock said in a statement with regard to her latest donation.

Life&Culture Titans Merchandise plays the Game of Thrones
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While the characters we know and love were busy discussing the White Walkers in a parley at King's Landing, the Night King and co. smashed the Wall with their new wight dragon. "I want to find out why the Night King is so obsessed with destroying mankind". He said: "That would be good, if he could warg into him". If the various leaks and script debacles of Season 7 are anything to go by, HBO will be keen to lock their final episodes in the Red Keep at King's Landing.

Life&Culture 'Simpsons' composer Alf Clausen fired after 27 years on the show
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Alf Clausen , the Emmy-winning composer for The Simpsons , has been fired after almost 30 years on the job. Clausen wrote the music for "Who Needs the Kwik-E-Mart?" and other " Simpsons " songs. There has been no word on who will replace Clausen when The Simpsons returns for its 29th season in October. During his time on The Simpsons , Clausen won two Primetime Emmy Awards, both in the Outstanding Individual Achievement In Music & Lyrics category ( We Put The Spring In Springfield , ...

Life&Culture Fox News Hires Conservative Firebrand Tomi Lahren
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Her new role came just after she worked in communications at a pro-Trump Super PAC called Great America Alliance (GAA). "I would disagree that you're a hypocrite if you want limited government and yet you want the government to protect life of the unborn", Beck said .

Life&Culture The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker Image
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In a new photo from the upcoming flick, we see a contemplative Rey prepare for some serious (and solitary) Jedi training. To get involved, just download the Star Wars smartphone app, head to one of the 20,000 shops taking part from September 1 and scan a " Find the Force " logo.

Life&Culture Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run by 10 Weeks
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The theater , at 219 W. 48th St., seats 975 people. Today tickets went on sale to his limited run one man show on Broadway beginning October 3rd. The creative team for Springsteen on Broadway includes Heather Wolensky (scenic design), Natasha Katz (lighting design) and Brian Ronan (sound design).

Life&Culture Taylor Swift battles herself and nobody wins
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On first listen, I agreed. That bit is obviously to do with her FAKE relationship with Tom Hiddleston . Coming from Swift though, the same gambit feels more calculated and late to the party. In these last moments, 15 versions of Taylor Swift appear on the screen and begin talking to each other complaining about each other's different personalities by making quick remarks that Swift has received in real life in the past.

Life&Culture Mattress Mack opening more locations for people in need of shelter
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Many people online are remarking how McIngvale's selflessness stands in stark contrast to that of Houston pastor Joel Osteen, who came under harsh criticsm for not opening his megachurch to those seeking refuge from Harvey. And others have helped by donating items like baby formula. McIngvale also has food for the evacuees - and he invited them to bring their pets, too.

Life&Culture Kathy Griffin takes back apology over bloody Donald Trump head
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Griffin also noted that non-Republicans had turned on her as well, including Chelsea Clinton and Debra Messing , who had both tweeted to condemn her actions. "You're full of c***". Stop this." "Stop acting like my little picture is more important than the actual atrocities the president of the United States is committing.

Life&Culture Terry Pratchett's unfinished novels destroyed by steamroller
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He made a specific request, as relayed by his friend and fellow author Neil Gaiman , that anything he was working on at the time of his death should be "put in the middle of the road. Tweets were sent out from Pratchett's Twitter account by Rob Wilkins, manager of his estate, documenting the moment before and after. Back in 2015, Terry Pratchett passed away, and the world lost a terrific, accomplished storyteller.

Life&Culture Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Breaks Streaming Records
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The Jack Antonoff co-write was streamed 10.1 million times in its first 24 hours, helping Swift beat two records at the same time: the most day-one streams and the largest streaming day for a single song on Spotify . As the lyrics "The role you made me play / Of the fool, no, I don't like you / I don't like your flawless crime" played, Taylor could be seen lying in a bath of jewels.

Life&Culture TV One Premieres Powerful Original Movie BOBBI KRISTINA, 10/8
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Six months later in July, she passed away from what an autopsy confirmed was lobar pneumonia. "In its simplest form, Bobbi Kristina is a story about a attractive mother-daughter relationship intertwined with both of their desires to be loved; one just happened to be a superstar and the other an innocent bystander to her parents' fame", said D'Angela Proctor, TV One Head of Original Programming & Production.