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Patriots Tight Ends Coach Brian Daboll Reportedly Leaving For Alabama OC Job


Sarkisian succeeded Lane Kiffin as Alabama's offensive coordinator. As tight ends coach for the New England Patriots from 2014-2017, Daboll oversaw the rise of Rob Gronkowski as the premier tight end in the National Football League, and brings in a winning pedigree, winning five Super Bowls as a coach (all with the Patriots), including earlier this month in New England's 34-28 comeback victory over Atlanta. Read More »

Absent Selena Gomez pays for The Weeknd's $30000 birthday party


Is The Weeknd taking it to the bedroom? The Weeknd provided guest vocals on the song, and fans quickly discovered that he might be talking to someone in particular. Of course, we realised this yesterday when the news broke that Justin fled Rihanna's Grammys after party when he saw The Weeknd and Selena getting all handsy. Read More »

'Prison Bae' makes his fashion week debut


Twelve short months ago, Jeremy Meeks was serving time in a Californian prison, and now he's walking at New York Fashion Week . Yeah, him. His real name is Jeremy Meeks , and in 2014, many of you lost your minds (and your drawls) when his mugshot went viral. Read More »

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan vice president on drug trafficking


His associate, Samark Lopez Bello, was also targeted for providing material assistance, financial support or goods or services in support of Mr El Aissami's activities. He's not the first Venezuelan with ties to Maduro to be accused of drug trafficking. In a statement on his official Twitter account, El Aissami called on his supporters not to be "distracted" by what he decried as a "vile and miserable aggression". Read More »

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Live On CBS This Sunday


With that mind, XXL reached out to our readers to see who they believe will win the Grammy on Sunday. The 59th annual Grammy Awards will feature tributes to late musicians Prince and George Michael , the Recording Academy has announced. Read More »

Staff Recs: Favorite Moment from Lady Gaga's Halftime Show


Along with being spotted getting kissy before her halftime show and posing for pics together, the pair also recently stepped out together for Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid's Spring 2017 fashion show Wednesday night. "I don't know", she said . I'm blushing. I blush a lot and it does not go with my outfit. I have always thought Lady Gaga was an incredible performer but oh my gosh. Read More »

Netflix Announces 'The OA Part II' Is Coming


The OA centers on young Missouri woman Prairie Johnson (Marling) who - missing since age 7 - mysteriously resurfaces. The streaming service's other critically-acclaimed sci-fi series will return on Halloween 2017, but no release date for The OA's second season has yet been announced . Read More »

Genie Bouchard burned by Patriots' Super Bowl comeback

The Patriots went on to win 34-28 in overtime, and credit to Bouchard, she didn't run from her promise. Working with a nickname of "TW1" (and a serious Tiger Woods infatuation), the young man threw this out after Bouchard crowed about the Falcons as they barreled toward assured victory. Read More »

ED Secretary Nominee Narrowly Wins Committee Vote

He had 30 seconds left, in what would be the only five minutes he had to question the Trump administration's pick to lead the nation's public schools during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Education Committee. However, in North Dakota, school choice is not the most likely solution to the very real problems public education is facing. "She is regarded as an enemy to public education" since she has associated herself so closely to the private school choice program, said Jon ... Read More »

Over 1 million sign petition to stop Donald Trump visiting Britain


As of yesterday afternoon, the on-line petition calling for the visit to be downgraded so that the controversial former reality TV star would be denied a meeting with the Queen had attracted nearly 1,700,000 signatures nationwide, including 1,172 from South Shields and 1,274 from Jarrow. Read More »

Trump pick for education secreatary squeaks through committee, may face Senate fight


However, in the statement from Murkowski's office, she says that while she voted "yes" in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, she does not necessarily support DeVos' confirmation. "I would not advise yet that she count on my vote". "I believe that today, that's one of the most important qualifications you could have for this job". Read More »

Paris Jackson to make acting debut on Fox series 'Star'

She will play Rachel Wells, a "young, super-chic, stylish, and intimidating social media guru' who lords over a publicity shoot of the girl group and maneuvers Star ( Jude Demorest ) and Eva ( Sharlene Taulé ) into "pushing some boundaries". Read More »

Emmanuelle Riva, Oscar-Nominated French Actress Dead at 89


Emmanuelle Riva, award-winning actress, icon, and poet, died Friday at the age of 89. It's a hard role in a brilliantly hard movie where memories of WWII haunt two doomed lovers: a French actress ( Riva ) and married architect (Eiji Okada) having an affair while the former is shooting an anti-war film in Japan. Read More »

Celine Dion Joins Team Gwen Stefani as a 'Voice' Battle Round Advisor


Singing her praises, the Rich Girl hitmaker gushed: 'There's nobody like Celine. "To get like the prize right here, everybody's going to be so mad - the other coaches - that I got you", Stefani said of Dion on the Today show . After an emotional tribute of the one-year passing, the singer has made a row of exciting announcements for her fans. "I know Gwen very well", she said. Read More »

Maxine Medina apologizes for terno gaffe


It was followed by a swimsuit competition and long gown competition. Miss Philippines Maria Mika Maxine Medina easily stood out in a satin emerald green beaded fringe number by Rhett Eala amid glittery gowns or wedding-like ensembles. "It's a mistake, it wasn't done intentionally". Are we really going to put our girl down? "And perhaps next time she can be a little bit more mindful of facts that she will share especially that she is the host delegate", Wurtzbach said. Read More »

Dick Van Dyke on Mary Tyler Moore: 'She Was Just the Best'

With Moore making a name for herself on "The Dick Van Dyke Show ", Reiner often anxious that Broadway or film directors would "steal her away". "And she set a tone that said it was OK for women to be happy in their marriage and want children but also have dreams and hopes outside family, to have goals that related to her career". Read More »

Many condemn a comedian's tweet about Barron Trump


Rich's name did not appear in the credits on the most recent original broadcast of "Saturday Night Live", which aired on NBC Saturday. Barron Trump, walking in the inaugural parade. Barron Trump , 10, has a defender in former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton, 36. Nearly immediately, Rich began getting a slew of angry tweets in response to her comment. Read More »

Grammys: Adele to perform

Ten-time GRAMMY victor and current nominee Adele will perform a song from her GRAMMY-nominated album, 25, marking the fourth time she takes the GRAMMY stage. James Corden hosts the 59th annual Grammys at 8 p.m. February 12 on CBS. Although dealing with the issue like a pro, Adele previously told Ellen DeGeneres she "pretty much cried all day" after the performance. Read More »

The new Fifth Harmony at tonight's People's Choice Awards

Afterwards the ladies took home the award for favorite group for the second straight year. What a time to be alive. One Cabello enthusiast said: "I didn't realize till now that Camila carried the whole group and none of them can actually sing". Read More »

Pic! Chrissy Teigen Is 'Whatevs' About Her Stretch Marks


The 31-year-old model, who welcomed daughter Luna with the "All of Me" crooner last April, chose to post the pic while drinking wine. Not only did the unedited picture get a lot of praise, but it seems that it has also helped some fans with the way they see their own bodies too. Read More »

Jewish Designer Reportedly To Dress Melania Trump


Ahead of this Friday's inauguration, two designers have been selected as the frontrunners for the unofficial post. Before that, Melania also sported a look from the brand during the last Presidential debate in which she chose a jumpsuit, this time black, that is a pussy bow. Read More »

The Bachelor 2017 Spoilers: Power Rankings - Week 3


If being able to dance on stage with the Backstreet Boys constitutes the worst day of your life, you've been truly blessed. Nick may have to come to Corinne's defense once more following episode 4 of "The Bachelor". Her nanny does everything for her, including washing her silverware, which Corrine supposedly had to ask how to do. But the bag of tricks seems to get ever deeper, in casting, in group date scenarios, in the acquisition of a bouncy house. Read More »

Kamiyah Mobley: Woman stolen as a newborn found alive 18 years later


The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said members of Kamiyah Mobley's biological family were notified Friday and were " elated" that she has been found. Kamiyah Mobley a baby girl stolen from a Florida hospital has turned up 18 years later. "She has a lot to process", the Sheriff said. Shanara Mobley was 16 in 1998, when she handed her newborn to a woman in scrubs and a smock who claimed to be a nurse and said Kamiyah needed to be checked for a fever. Read More »

Andrew Garfield Explains That Ryan Reynolds Kiss


At least, that's what it looked like when he appeared on " The Late Show " and smooched Stephen Colbert . "I said to Ryan Reynolds, 'If you win, I think we should kiss before you go up there, '" Garfield recalled. "What happened? What was the story there?" It doesn't matter. It doesn't change anything in my heart. "I just wanted Ryan to know that I loved him no matter whether he won or lost", joked Garfield. Read More »

Coen Brothers to Write & Direct TV Western

Joel and Ethan Coen at a Hail Caesar! screening in Berlin. However, it seems that the brothers are getting back into the swing of things as Deadline reports that they're heading to the small screen. The Coens will produce " The Ballad of Buster Scruggs " through their Mike Zoss Productions label. Tell us, what do you think the brothers have planned for us with this project? Imagine partners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard had planned to do something over both theatrical and television, but ... Read More »

A jury sentences to death the Charleston church killer


The sentencing brings an end to the federal case against him. The jury reportedly deliberated for just three hours - just one hour longer than it took them to decide Roof's guilt. Clarity isn't his strong suit. If you favor the death penalty, you favor the proposition "Better the innocent be murdered than that the guilty escape my vengeful bloodlust". Read More »

Golden Globes: Hugh Laurie Wins Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries

On accepting the gong the House actor mocked Donald Trump and joked that this year's ceremony, which was organised by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, could be the last. The Night Manager was adapted from John le Carré's 1993 novel, which follows the manager of a Cairo hotel who gets embroiled in an undercover arms deal. Read More »

La La Land nominated in 11 categories for British Academy Film Awards

The actors contending for the best supporting actor award are Aaron Taylor-Johnson for "Nocturnal Animals", Dev Patel for " Lion ", Hugh Grant for " Florence Foster Jenkins ", Jeff Bridges for " Hell or High Water ", and Mahershala Ali for " Moonlight ", while "I, Daniel Blake" actress Hayley Squires, " Manchester by the Sea " actress Michelle Williams, " Moonlight " actress Naomie Harris, " Lion " actress Nicole Kidman, and "Fences" actress Viola Davis are nominated for the best ... Read More »

Golden Globes Honors Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds With Touching Tribute Video


Circa 1956, American actor and singer Debbie Reynolds smiles and holds her infant daughter, Carrie Fisher . Carrie Fisher suffered from mental illness for many years and was often frank about her experiences with both medicinal drugs and recreational ones, so why not go out in something like this? Of all the normal urns and things that could have been run of the mill about Carrie Fisher passing, it wouldn't have felt right if there wasn't some kind of flair. Read More »

Ailes prepped Regan to replace Kelly at Fox


Martha MacCallum is taking over his 7 PM timeslot to anchor a 7 PM show covering President-elect Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. "I'll be leaving Fox News at the week's end and starting a new adventure, joining the journalists at NBC News , who I deeply admire", said Megyn Kelly at the end of her talk show on January 3. Read More »

Public Advised of Proper Disposal of Christmas Trees


Place trees in the same place where your trash is normally picked up. Moline: Christmas trees will be collected starting January 4th. City of Decatur, City of Avondale and DeKalb County are offering ways to dispose of Christmas trees. Read More »

OddsShark Computer Predicts Score Of Alabama-Clemson


The Tigers have been looking forward to playing the Crimson Tide since watching them hoist the trophy in Arizona last January. The teams with the best defensive lines in college football will play for the national title. Swinney said several factors played a role in Clemson's sustained success, including health of the players, parity in college football and the improving level of athletes being recruited today. Read More »