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Robin Wright engaged to Ben Foster (VIDEO)

Robin Wright engaged to Ben Foster

Actress ROBIN WRIGHT is set to wed boyfriend BEN FOSTER after almost two years of dating, according to a report. The 47 year old officially ended her 14-year marriage to Sean Penn in July, 2010 and began dating Foster, who is 14 years her junior, in early 2011 after meeting on the set of movie drama Rampart. Read More »

Area evacuated near fire on Tenn. Superfund site (VIDEO)

Area evacuated near fire on Tenn. Superfund site

A large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee was about 95 percent contained by Thursday evening, a day and a half after it started, reports The Associated Press. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency On-Scene Coordinator Kevin Eichinger said in a phone interview that officials were continuing to monitor air quality around the site in rural Hickman County, ... Read More »

Mariah Carey : Christmas hit passes 1m sales in the UK

Mariah Carey : Christmas hit passes 1m sales in the UK

Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas has hit the 1 million sales in the UK, 19 years after it was first released. According to the Official Charts Company the track crossed the milestone after selling 68,000 copies in 2013. The American singer said: “Thank you to all of my British fans! Love, Mariah.” The track reached number two when ... Read More »

Fearne Cotton says sorry for overheard swearing

Fearne Cotton says sorry for overheard swearing

Fearne Cotton was forced to apologise to listeners of her Live Lounge show today after she swore live on air. The Radio 1 presenter was hosting a Christmas party edition of her show when her production team forgot to fade out her microphone while Wizzard’s I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day was playing. Read More »

NFL could reschedule Super Bowl in case of snow : Officials

NFL could reschedule Super Bowl in case of snow

There’s been a lot of objection to next year’s NY/NJ Super Bowl—because weather scares football players—but the NFL has a solution if there’s a crazy blizzard: Just reschedule the Super Bowl! Right now, the Super Bowl is planned for Sunday, February 2, 2014. According to the NY Times, “The National Football League has contingency plans for something that has never ... Read More »

Bette Davis: Icon of the Silver Screen

Bette Davis Icon of the Silver Screen

Bette Davis was a Hollywood star whose talent was evident in every role she played, from acerbic bitches to long-suffering heroines. Bette Davis, the “First Lady of the Silver Screen”, enjoyed a film career spanning six decades and, through her work, helped to modernise the way in which the industry viewed women. She was born Ruth Davis in 1908. Her ... Read More »

Holiday TV Guide: Christmas Special movie listings

Holiday TV Guide: Christmas movie listings

What are the odds of a black-and-white 1950s sitcom being funny in 2013? Extremely low — unless the sitcom is I Love Lucy. In the I Love Lucy Christmas Special (Friday, 7 p.m.), CBS offers us a holiday gift by airing two 1956 episodes, “The Christmas Episode” and “Lucy’s Italian Movie.” The only concession to modern-day audiences is colorization. Otherwise, ... Read More »

50% of raw chicken breasts have “superbug” : Consumer Reports says

50% of raw chicken breasts have "superbug"

An antibiotic-resistant “superbug” bacteria has been found in half of all raw chicken tested in a nationwide sampling by the group Consumer Reports. The study said the rise of antibiotic resistance such as those found in their chicken samples could mean the antibiotics we now use to treat life-threatening illnesses from salmonella and other foodborne infections could become useless. Read More »