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Taylor Swift Teases New Single 'Welcome To New York,' Calls Critics Of Her Songwriting 'Sexist'

October 20th, 2014 1:33pm EDT
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Taylor Swift has another new single on the way from her upcoming album "1989." A teaser for "Welcome to New York" arrived on Monday morning, the third single from the new disc, which drops Oct.27.

The singer, who has made a full-blown crossover to pop music with her latest record, is currently in Australia promoting the album and its first two singles, "Shake it Off" and "Out of the Woods."

The singer sat down with Sydney's 2DayFM to discuss her new music with hosts Merrick Watts and Sophie Monk, and she tore into critics who constantly chide her for writing music about her exes, calling ...
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Jay Leno Wins Mark Twain Prize For American Humor

October 20th, 2014 11:38am EDT
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Jay Leno was honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, at the 17th awards held at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. last evening.

Comedians who were directly influenced by Leno including Jerry Seinfeld, Chelsea Handler, Seth Meyers and Wanda Sykes attended the festivities.

Former "Tonight Show" bandleader Kevin Eubanks revealed to USA Today, "It's a perfect night and all of his friends are here. Jay is really cool and relaxed."

Comedienne Chelsea Handler was among those honoring Leno. She stated, "He's been so good to me. He was integral in me having any career."

Handler...
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The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In April

October 20th, 2014 10:47am EDT
The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In Apr
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have revealed that their unborn baby will arrive in April. The birth will coincide with the couple's fourth wedding annivesary.

The Duchess, also known as Kate Middleton, is expecting the couple's second child.

Kensington Palace said in a statement, "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2015."

The statement also confirmed the Duchess is feeling better following a case of severe morning sickness -- the same condition she battled during her first pregnancy.

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Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Tops Box Office, Actor Says 'War Is Hell' At London Film Festival

October 20th, 2014 8:18am EDT
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Brad Pitt's war movie "Fury" debuted at number one over the weekend, making $23.5 million in ticket sales.

The film bumped the Ben Affleck thriller "Gone Girl" ($17.8 million) to number two, while animated movie "The Book Of Life" ($17 million) took home the third spot.

"Fury" closed out the London Film Festival, and Pitt explained that the film gave him a new insight into what soldiers faced during World War II.

"Our wish is the soldiers themselves feel they were respectfully recognized. War is hell. It is an amazing fact of human nature that one year we can be chopping each other up (a...
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7 Bold Predictions For Season 5 Of 'The Walking Dead'

October 19th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
7 Bold Predictions For Season 5 Of 'The Walking Dead'
After four seasons of rivalries, tension, shocking death, and tons of reanimated dead people wandering around, it’s still a wonder that The Walking Dead can still manage to surprise us week after week. Throughout the haitus many viewers believed that our protagonists would be stuck in Terminus for ages, with the much wanted reunions unbearably delayed. But the season opener “No Sanctuary” exceeded all expectations by putting a season’s worth of activity in one episode.

Will the 5th season continue to surprise us with left-field revelations and gut-wrenching twists? Here are a few bold pred...
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Which A-List Actor Has Played Six Different Comic Book Characters?

October 19th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
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We've got a guessing game for you.

There are roughly 867,000,000 comic book movies out there, but among them is one actor with quite a few comic notches on his belt.

We'll start with a few clues: this actor is...

A man (which you could probably have guessed from the use of "his" in the previous sentence)

He's been in ten separate comic book films

In those ten films, he's played six different characters

He's got at least two more comic book movies in the pipeline

Give up? Maybe the picture below will help.

Chris Evans!

Despite having never grown up reading comic...
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Iconic 'Easy Rider' Chopper Sells For $1.35 Million

October 19th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Iconic 'Easy Rider' Chopper Sells For $1.35 Million
The chopper from the iconic 1969 film "Easy Rider" was sold for $1.35 million in the Profiles in History Auction House Saturday night.

More than one Harley-Davidson "Captain America" style chopper was built for the famous counter culture film, starring Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda. According to the auction catalog, the bike was used for the ending crash sequence and was restored by Dan Haggerty, who had a small part in the movie.

Haggerty also claims that this bike is the only surviving bike from the film, despite the fact another bike exists. Collector Gordon Granger of Texas claims to ...
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Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard Opens Up About Her Decision To End Her Life

October 19th, 2014 9:01am EDT
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On Nov. 1, Brittany Maynard, 29, terminally ill with brain cancer, plans to take a fatal dose of barbiturates in the presence of her husband, mom, stepfather, and best friend.

In this week's cover story, PEOPLE goes inside Maynard's fight to stop suffering and her emotional final days.

Her family moved to Portland, Oregon -- where the life-ending act is legal -- shortly after Maynard was diagnosed last spring.

"My [cancer] is going to kill me, and it's a terrible, terrible way to die. So to be able to die with my family with me, to have control of my own mind, which I would stand to lose...
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Former 'American Idol' Contestant Joanne Borgella Dead At Age 32

October 19th, 2014 8:15am EDT
Former 'Idol' Contestant  Joanne Borgella Dead At Age 32
Former 'American Idol' contestant Joanne Borgella passed away early Saturday morning of Endometrial cancer.

The 32 year old singer and model competed on American Idol in 2008 and was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer in October of 2013. Borgella didn't hide her fight with the disease and regularly shared her battle and faith with fans on social media. Her family made a final statement via her Facebook page to announce her passing.

"To God be the glory! read the statement, "With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Joanne. On Saturday, October 18...
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'Glee' Star Charice Identifies As A Man, Says She Has A 'Male Soul'

October 18th, 2014 6:13pm EDT
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Former "Glee" star Charice is transitioning to become a man but won't have sexual reassignment surgery. In a new interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Filipino star reveals that she wants to embrace her "male soul."

The singer/actress, who was discovered by Winfrey nearly a decade ago, announced she was gay last year. She wants to look like a man but will not follow the path of Chaz Bono, who had gender reassignment surgery.

She explains, "I'm not exactly transitioning to a male, but basically my soul is, like, male. But I'm not going to go through that stage where I'm going to change everyth...
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