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NYTimes ArtsNov 15, 2019
Taylor Swift Escalates Battle With Scooter Braun and Big Machine
The singer said in a post on Tumblr that her old label was blocking her use of certain songs, and she asked her fans to get involved.

Taylor Swift says record label won't allow her to perform old songs on awards ceremony (Reuters Entertainment)
Selena Gomez Stands Behind Taylor Swift in Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta Dispute: 'It Makes Me Sick' (Billboard Music News)

Billboard Music NewsNov 15, 2019
First Stream: New Music From Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Celine Dion & More
Billboard's First Stream serves as a handy guide to this Friday's most essential releases — the key music that everyone...

Taylor Swift 'not allowed' to perform old songs at awards amid music row (Reuters Entertainment)

Time EntertainmentNov 15, 2019
The True Story Behind Price Charles' Storyline on The Crown Season 3
From his romantic interest in Camilla Shand to his fight to make his mark on the royal family

New York Times MoviesNov 15, 2019
In ‘Ford v Ferrari,' a Race With Plenty of Real-Life Characters
The Matt Damon-Christian Bale movie is based on the still-controversial 24 Hours of Le Mans run in France in 1966.

Ford v Ferrari (Metacritic Movie Reviews)

Time EntertainmentNov 15, 2019
These Are the Biggest Moments From the 2019 TIME 100 Next Event
It was impossible to move an inch at the 2019 TIME 100 Next event without breezing past someone who is sure to have influence well beyond 2019. The celebration, which recognized people who are shaping the future of their fields, brought together some of the year's most buzzy individuals from athlete and activist Aly Raisman,…

Yahoo! ArtsNov 15, 2019
U.K. Labour Plans to Nationalize BT's Broadband Unit
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, follow us @Brexit and subscribe to our podcast.Britain's Labour party pledged to offer all consumers free fiber broadband within a decade by nationalizing phone carrier BT Group Plc's Openreach unit at a cost of 20 billion pounds ($26 billion).BT shareholders would get newly-issued government bonds in return for their shares, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell told BBC Radio Four on Friday. Shares of BT fell as much as 3.7%.It's the biggest new pledge of the election campaign from Labour, which already has plans to nationalize the postal service, the railways and water and energy utilities. The broadband effort would be financed in part with taxes on multinational companies such as Inc., Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google. While the proposals may win over some voters, Labour may not be in a position to implement them. It has an average of 29% support in recent polls, trailing the Conservatives at 40%."A Labour government will make broadband free for everybody," party leader Jeremy Corbyn said at a campaign event at Lancaster University. "This is core infrastructure for the 21st century. It's too important to be left to the corporations."McDonnell said the new broadband pledge would be funded by asking "tech giants like Google and Facebook to pay a bit more" in proportion to their activities in the U.K. "So if a multinational has 10% of its sales, workforce, and operations in the U.K., they're asked to pay tax on 10% of their global profits," McDonnell s

Playbill NewsNov 15, 2019
Looking for an Internship? Davenport Theatrical, DKC/O&M, Abrams Artists Agency, and Others Are Hiring
Here is a selection of currently available internship opportunities around the country.

Billboard Music NewsNov 15, 2019
Big Machine Denies Blocking Taylor Swift From Singing Her Songs, Says She Owes 'Millions of Dollars'
Taylor Swift's former record label has issued a statement denying the star's bombshell accusations that she was being prevented from...

Yahoo! TVNov 15, 2019
James Holzhauer dominates much anticipated ‘Jeopardy!' rematch vs. Emma Boettcher
James Holzhauer took a commanding lead over Emma Boettcher during the first night of "Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions."

Playbill NewsNov 15, 2019
In GUAC: My Son, My Hero, Manuel Oliver Will Change America's Future One Unexpected Performance at a Time
Hamilton's Leslie Odom, Jr. and Dear Evan Hansen's Benj Pasek help bring this story to the stage.

Billboard Music NewsNov 15, 2019
Sturgill Simpson's Tour Set For Big Numbers as He Tops Bandsintown & Billboard Touring Index
After a top 10 debut, Sturgill Simpson leads the Nov. 16-dated Bandsintown Billboard U.S. Top Artists Index, while rising to No. 2 on the global...

Roger Ebert Movie ReviewsNov 15, 2019
Charlie's Angels
The gifted Devika Bhise and an unrecognizable Rupert Everett face off in this awkward, declamatory tribute to an inspirational Indian ruler.

Yahoo! ArtsNov 15, 2019
After 50 years, it's past time to bring human LGBTQ characters to America's Sesame Street
International versions of Sesame Street reflect local audiences. America is ready for gay characters but cancellation is a risk in some countries.

Yahoo! BooksNov 15, 2019
New Israel-Gaza violence tests fragile ceasefire
Israel launched fresh strikes against Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza early Friday in response to rocket fire, underscoring the fragility of a ceasefire agreed after an escalation that killed 34 Palestinians. The ceasefire began on Thursday morning following two days of fighting triggered by Israel's targeted killing of an Islamic Jihad commander.

Yahoo! BooksNov 15, 2019
UPDATE 1-Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel
Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people, but believes people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday. Since its Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran has refused to recognise Israel and has backed militant Palestinian groups. Israel has long accused Iran of seeking its destruction and regards Tehran as its main enemy in the Middle East.

NYTimes ArtsNov 15, 2019
Will Streaming Kill the Art of Cinema or Grant It New Life?
A co-chief film critic of The New York Times debates himself on the subject.

Yahoo! ArtsNov 15, 2019
Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Israel
Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday in a speech posted on his official website. "Calling for the elimination of the state of Israel does not mean the elimination of the Jewish people ... it means that the people of Palestine - be they Muslim, Christian or Jewish - should choose their own government," Khamenei told an Islamic conference in Tehran.

Yahoo! ArtsNov 15, 2019
Elizabeth Warren's Number-Crunchers Out of Sync With Her on Some Big Plans
(Bloomberg) -- Explore what's moving the global economy in the new season of the Stephanomics podcast. Subscribe via Apple Podcast, Spotify or Pocket Cast.Elizabeth Warren is careful to cite economic experts to back up the costs of her multi-trillion-dollar policy plans. But even those experts disagree among themselves about how or whether those plans will work.University of California Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman advised Warren on her wealth tax and say she could raise $2.75 trillion over a decade by imposing a 2% tax on wealth worth $50 million or more, going up to 3% for wealth of more than $1 billion.But Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics who Warren's campaign asked to review her separate Medicare-for-All funding plan, which includes an additional 3% tax on wealth over $1 billion among other levies, is skeptical it would bring in that much money.On health care, Zandi has projected that Warren could raise the $20.5 trillion she estimates it will cost to give everyone free health-care without any new middle-class taxes, even though he disagrees with her vision. Saez and Zucman support her policy in general but their funding approach does raise taxes on the middle class.The disagreements among those who helped shape and gauge her policies highlight the challenges for Warren as she tries to convince voters that she can generate enough revenue to provide free health care, free public college, universal child care, forgive a portion of student loans

Metacritic Movie ReviewsNov 15, 2019
Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer
Sex! Gossip! Scandal! For over 60 years, the National Enquirer has pumped out salacious, shocking stories, stretching the limits of journalism and blurring the lines between truth and fiction. Scandalous is the sensational true story of the most infamous tabloid in US history, a wild, probing look at how one newspaper's prescient grasp of its' readers darkest curiosities led it to massive profits and influence. From its coverage of Elvis's death, to Monica Lewinsky and the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the National Enquirer rattled the foundations of American culture and politics, sometimes allegedly using payoffs and blackmail to get its scoops. With rare archival footage and revelations as wild as National Enquirer headlines themselves, Scandalous examines our obsession with the rich, famous and powerful, and the tabloid that has fed those obsessions for generations of Americans.Rated: Not RatedRelease Date: Nov 15, 2019

Yahoo! BooksNov 15, 2019
Off-duty officers were the first responders to the California high school shooting — because they were dropping off their own family members for school
The first responders reported to the scene at approximately 7:40 a.m., shortly after the first shots rang out, and began treating the gunshot victims.

Yahoo! ArtsNov 15, 2019
Netflix Plans to Amend Holocaust Film After Poland Complains
(Bloomberg) -- Netflix Inc. agreed to amend its documentary series "The Devil Next Door" after Poland's prime minster complained that it falsely suggested that his nation's government ran Nazi death camps during World War II.The company said in a statement that plans to add text to "The Devil Next Door" episodes to "avoid any misunderstanding," after Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said a map used in the series should make it clear that camps currently located within the nation's borders were operated by the Nazis in "German-occupied Poland."In an official letter to Netflix Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings earlier this week, Morawiecki called out the streaming giant for making "a terrible mistake" in the five-part series. The show focuses on John Demjanjuk, a retired Ford Motor Co. auto mechanic who was stripped of his U.S. citizenship and convicted by a German criminal court for aiding in the murder of Jews during the Holocaust.The series showed a map of death camps that said they were located in Poland, using the country's current borders, which were set after World War II.The Polish government has repeatedly pushed for commentary on the death camps to label them as being operated by the Nazis in "German-occupied Poland," because the eastern European nation had no government of its own on its home soil after the invasion of Adolf Hitler's forces."Not only is the map incorrect, but it deceives viewers into believing that Poland was responsible for establishing and maintaining these camps," Morawiecki wrot

Rolling Stone Movie NewsNov 14, 2019
‘The Good Liar' Review: McKellen, Mirren Match Wits in Missed-Opportunity Thriller
Two veteran performers do their best to lift up this wobbly drama about a con man and the widow he's attempting to charm out of her savings

‘The Report' Review: Inconvenient Truths (New York Times Movies)

AV Club FilmsNov 14, 2019
How To Get Away With Murder buries its biggest twist of the season
While Nate's father's murder has certainly been an ongoing storyline on the periphery of this season, but "I Want To Be Free" makes it the A-plot, bringing all of the series' major villains into play. Xavier and the governor are willing to kill the group to protect themselves. Finally, the stakes feel high here,…


Time EntertainmentNov 14, 2019
Lock It Up Because Camila Cabello Brought Down the House at TIME's Inaugural 100 Next Event
Her second album, Romance, is set to come out Dec. 6 and a nationwide tour for the album begins on December 3 in Fort Worth, Texas

‘He Was Definitely Ahead of His Time.' Robert Irwin Speaks About Climate Change And His Father's Legacy (Time Entertainment)

BBC Entertainment & ArtsNov 14, 2019
Beverly Hills Cop 4 moves to Netflix with Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy will return as detective Axel Foley in a fourth instalment, to be produced by Netflix.

Eddie Murphy's new Beverly Hills Cop sequel headed straight to Netflix (AV Club Films)
Eddie Murphy Will Star in ‘Beverly Hills Cop 4' for Netflix (NYTimes Arts)

Yahoo! BooksNov 14, 2019
The Latest: School shooter gets life without parole
A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Judge Lawton McIntosh said Thursday he was worried Jesse Osborne showed little remorse after killing his father in their Anderson County home, then shooting at the playground at Townville Elementary School while a first grade class was celebrating a birthday party. Osborne had attended Townville Elementary.

‘Waves' Review: The Shattering Ebb and Flow of Family Life (NYTimes Arts)

Billboard Music NewsNov 14, 2019
Bad Bunny Surprises With New Version of 'Callaita' at 2019 Latin Grammys
It was a big night for Bad Bunny who not only nabbed best urban album at the 2019 Latin Grammys awards but performed twice Thursday night (Nov....

Bad Bunny Vouches For Reggaeton, Metallica's Lars Ulrich Surprises Juanes & More 2019 Latin Grammys Highlights (Billboard Music News)
Vicente Fernandez Makes History With Son & Grandson Alejandro & Alex Jr. in 2019 Latin Grammys Performance (Billboard Music News)

BBC Entertainment & ArtsNov 14, 2019
Taylor Swift says AMAs performance in doubt amid music feud
The singer claims music bosses Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta won't let her perform her old songs.

Billboard Music NewsNov 14, 2019
Rosalia, Alejandro Sanz Top Leaderboard at 20th Annual Latin Grammys
Rosalía, the breakout Latin music star of 2019, and fellow Spaniard Alejandro Sanz were the top winners at the 20th edition of the Latin Grammys...

Yahoo! BooksNov 14, 2019
Iran starts gasoline rationing, hikes prices - state TV
Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes on Friday with an official saying that the revenue would be used for subsidies for 18 million needy families, state television reported. Iran, which has some of the world's cheapest fuel prices due to heavy subsidies and the fall of its currency, has been fighting rampant fuel smuggling to neighbouring countries. Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, head of the country's Plan and Budget Organization, told state TV that proceeds from the price hikes would be used to fund additional subsidies for 18 million families, or about 60 million people.

NYTimes ArtsNov 14, 2019
‘Ford v Ferrari' Review: It's a Gas
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in James Mangold's look back at the golden age of Grand Prix racing.

Yahoo! ArtsNov 14, 2019
'He Was Definitely Ahead of His Time.' Robert Irwin Speaks About Climate Change And His Father's Legacy
"He was definitely ahead of his time," Irwin tells TIME of his father's climate advocacy

Yahoo! BooksNov 14, 2019
'He doesn't seem like the kind of kid to do this': Classmates, neighbors surprised by suspected Santa Clarita shooter's identity
The 16-year-old who fatally shot two students and wounded three others at Saugus High School in California was an unlikely shooter, classmates said.

AV Club FilmsNov 14, 2019
Awaiting judgment, The Good Place glows warm before turning white hot
"Just thinking about that makes me want to barf up a beautiful quasar."


Time EntertainmentNov 14, 2019
Lili Reinhart on Why She's So Excited for People to See a Different Side of Her in Chemical Hearts
Watching Lili Reinhart is watching a star on the rise. She not only stars in the hit CW show Riverdale — now in its fourth season — but also appeared in 2019's hit film Hustlers, acting alongside the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Cardi B and fellow TIME 100 Next honoree Keke Palmer. So…

Billboard Music NewsNov 14, 2019
Taylor Swift Says Scooter Braun & Scott Borchetta Won't Let Her Perform Her Old Songs at 2019 AMAs
Four months after Scooter Braun's acquisition of Big Machine Label Group, and with it the entire, six-album catalog Taylor Swift...

Billboard Music NewsNov 14, 2019
Oh Wonder Announce 'No One Else Can Wear Your Crown' Album & Tour, Drop Single 'I Wish I Never Met You'
    Oh Wonder think it's a little too late to say "I Wish I Never Met You" in the London-based duo's latest...

TV by the NumbersNov 14, 2019
‘Survivor,' ‘The Masked Singer,' all others hold: Wednesday final ratings
Final broadcast primetime live same-day ratings for Wednesday, November…

Yahoo! TVNov 14, 2019
Keanu Reeves Makes an Epic Cameo in New SpongeBob Movie Trailer
Check out the leading man's appearance!

Yahoo! BooksNov 14, 2019
Federal Judge Rules U.S.-Born ‘ISIS Bride' Not an American Citizen, U.S. Not Required to Repatriate Her
A federal judge ruled Thursday that 25-year-old Hoda Muthana, who lived in Alabama but left the U.S. in 2014 to join ISIS, is not an American citizen and therefore the country is not required to repatriate her.Muthana is the daughter of Yemen's former ambassador to the United Nations, Ahmed Ali Muthana. Judge Reggie Walton ruled that because Hoda was born while Ahmed Ali still had diplomatic status, Hoda could not be considered a U.S. citizen. Ahmed Ali has since become a naturalized citizen.In addition, Walton ruled that Ahmed Ali cannot provide financial aid to his daughter, who escaped from ISIS to a Kurdish refugee camp in 2018. Hoda Muthana has a son, Adam, who was born in ISIS territory.U.S. law prevents the children of foreign diplomats from receiving American citizenship by birthright. Lawyers for Muthana's family had claimed Ahmed Ali's diplomatic status expired two months before Hoda's birth in New Jersey, a claim apparently rejected by Judge Walton.Muthana had previously said in an interview that she wished to return to the U.S."I want my son to be around my family, I want to go to school, I want to have a job and I want to have my own car," she said in an interview with NBC.The woman had previously called on jihadists in the U.S. to "go on drivebys, and spill all of their blood." "Anyone that believes in God believes that everyone deserves a second chance, no matter how harmful their sins were," Muthana told NBC.Presi

TV by the NumbersNov 14, 2019
TV Ratings Wednesday: CMA Awards top the night, ‘The Masked Singer' drops
Broadcast primetime live same-day ratings for Wednesday, November 13,…

Playbill NewsNov 14, 2019
Heidi Blickenstaff, Gavin Lee, Kara Lindsay, More Set for 2020 Disney on Broadway Concert Series
The Broadway alums will perform next year at the EPCOT World Showcase at Walt Disney World.

Rolling Stone Movie NewsNov 14, 2019
Keanu Reeves Is a Wise Ball of Tumbleweed in the Goofy New ‘SpongeBob' Movie Trailer
Sponge on the Run hits theaters next May

Rolling Stone Movie NewsNov 14, 2019
Elizabeth Banks' Crew of Woke Angels Rescue Latest ‘Charlie's Angels' Reboot
"Women can do everything" is the message in the millennial update of the spy-babes cliché franchise that celebrates girl power

AV Club FilmsNov 14, 2019
Keanu Reeves is a sage named Sage in the trailer for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run
Next year, the third feature-length film spawned by the twisted and delightful SpongeBob universe arrives, and, who knew, it's got a Keanu Reeves.


NYTimes ArtsNov 14, 2019
Netflix to Amend Maps After Complaint From Poland
The company will add a note to some maps in the documentary series "The Devil Next Door" clarifying that death camps located in modern-day Poland were run by Nazi Germany. Entertainment NewsOct 01, 2019
Know Before You Go: 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood'

Millions of children trooped home from school every day, eager to hear Fred Rogers sing "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" and watch a television program designed especially for them. The beloved show, filled with affection and warmth, truly touched the hearts of young ones for many years, through good times and bad, through playful puppets, memorable songs, wonderful characters and a faithful trolley. Now a new film, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, promises to reawaken fond...

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