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  1. Samuel L Jackson tells America 'don't be tricked like London'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Samuel L Jackson urged American voters not to be "tricked like they got tricked in London" as he was honoured at the Black Entertainment Television Awards. The actor's comments - an apparent reference to the EU referendum - came as he received the lifetime achievement award at the show in Los Angeles.

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  2. Samuel L Jackson tells America 'don't be tricked like London'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    Samuel L Jackson urged American voters not to be "tricked like they got tricked in London" as he was honoured at the Black Entertainment Television Awards. The actor's comments - an apparent reference to the EU referendum - came as he received the lifetime achievement award at the show in Los Angeles.

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  3. Roster of top stars honor Prince at annual BET awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Stars paid tribute to the late singer Prince at Sunday's Black Entertainment Television awards in a series of performances honoring the late singer, while veteran actor Samuel L. Jackson was honored for lifetime achievement. The tributes came from entertainers ranging from Erykah Badu and the Roots to Stevie Wonder, Dave Chapelle and Jennifer Hudson, who sang one of Prince's most iconic hits, "Purple Rain."

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  4. #YouthMonth: Triggerfish make waves in SA animationRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Bizcommunity

    Stick Man , a short film animated by Cape Town based animation studio, Triggerfish, recently won Le Cristal at Annecy - described as the "Oscars of animation". Daniel Snaddon, director and animation supervisor at Triggerfish, discusses the award and the work that went into making Stick Man come to life.

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  5. Today in History: June 27Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    On June 27, 1966, the Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows," having to do with mysterious and supernatural goings-on in Collinsport, Maine, premiered on ABC-TV. In 1787, English historian Edward Gibbon completed work on his six-volume work, "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire."

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  6. Jeff Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly RipaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host - so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst. Gordon is calling his final race of the season Sunday for Fox Sports and then will head into the first significant downtime of his professional career.

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  7. EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Williams Opens Up About Powerful BET Awards Speech,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ETonline

    Jesse Williams' impassioned, politically-charged speech at this year's BET Awards was easily one of the night's most memorable highlights, and while his powerful words elicited a standing ovation for the Grey's Anatomy star , Williams said he was delivering a message on behalf of those who need to be heard. "I'm here for all the incredible protestors, activists, attorneys, organizers that are sacrificing [an] incredibly great deal to be heard and get access to equal rights and justice in this country," Williams told ET's Kevin Frazier at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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  8. Watch Jesse Williams eviscerate racism and white privilege in powerful BET Awards speechRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams received the Humanitarian Award at 2016 BET Awards. His speech was a resounding call-to-action.

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  9. Jamie Lynn Spears reveals she found out she was pregnant aged 16...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Jamie Lynn Spears reveals she found out she was pregnant aged 16 'in the ladies room at BP' during TV special Jamie Lynn Spears discovered she was pregnant at the age of 16 in a gas station bathroom she revealed on Sunday in a new reality TV special. Pop princess Britney's younger sister admitted she took the test surrounded by her friends in a BP toilet near her family home of Kentwood, Louisiana, after returning from her TV star life in Los Angeles.

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  10. This Week in Television History: June 2016 Part IIIRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Child of Television

    ... including Gilda Susan Radner was born. She was best known as one of the original cast members of the hit NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live , for which she won an Emmy Award in 1978. Radner was born in Detroit, Michigan , the daughter of ...

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  11. 100 years ago: Transcontinental drive through Spokane was possible - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A team of motorists from an official touring party "demonstrated once and for all" that the National Parks Highway from Chicago through Spokane to Seattle, "was a reality and that this transcontinental drive can be made with ease under the conditions of tourist travel A team of motorists from an official touring party "demonstrated once and for all" that the National Parks Highway from Chicago through Spokane to Seattle, "was a reality and that this transcontinental drive can be made with ease under the conditions of tourist travel." The group said they hit such bad weather that their lead auto was caked with mud up to the radiator.

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  12. Matt Le Blanc reportedly ready to quit Top Gear if Chris Evans stays on as hostRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Chris Evans and former Friends actor Matt LeBlanc took over hosting of the motoring programme earlier this year, after Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond departed the series. After the revamped show premiered in May, it received mixed reviews from fans, with many criticising Chris' "shouty" presenting style.

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  13. khloe59773162274Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    The show's success was seen as the beginning of his comeback. 1989: The Who performed the rock opera "Tommy" in its entirety for the first time in 17 years.

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  14. Preacher ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IGN

    We're at the half way point of Preacher's first season now and while I continue to admire this series, I did hope this episode might find storylines coalesce in a way that didn't happen. A lot of interesting moments are occurring, but they often remain a bit murky or with connections that remain unclear.

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  15. Jesse Williams full speech at the 2016 BET awards: Actor delivers impassioned messageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Jesse Williams accepts the humanitarian award at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. Jesse Williams, the actor best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," is garnering attention for an impassioned speech at Sunday night's BET Awards.

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  16. How to Steal an ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    At sunrise on the day before the Republican National Convention begins, in Cleveland, a hundred women will take off their clothes and pose for the photographer Spencer Tunick outside the convention hall. Naked, they'll be holding up big, round mirrors to the sky, to catch the light.

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  17. Channel SurferRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    ... explored such topics as whether it's still possible, after all the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, to enjoy his comedy. "I love him," Lear said of Jerrod Carmichael, the show's co-creator and star. "I went to the set to see how he does it, ...

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  18. A plea: Why won't we engage with pop culture anymore?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MacLeans

    ... with "those two shalt get together, and probably during sweeps"-and The Mindy Project , the hanging-in-there comedy on Hulu helmed by Mindy Kaling, is no exception. Earlier this month, Kaling's OB/GYN doctor character Mindy Lahiri found herself ...

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  19. Hulu striking a balance with product integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Day

    Car commercials are the kind of thing that Mindy Lahiri, the titular character on “The Mindy Project,” might impatiently fast-forward through or ignore while watching a bad reality-TV show. The Hulu comedy offered an alternative earlier this month for viewers of the latter mindset.

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  20. Jesse Williams gave one of the most memorable speeches in award show history [full transcript]Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jesse Williams arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Los Angeles. Jesse Williams was honored Sunday night at the 2016 BET Awards with the Humanitarian Award.

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