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    Netflix's new horror show The Haunting Of Hill House so scary that people are passing out

    Netflix's new horror show The Haunting Of Hill House so scary that people are passing out


    Netflix unveiled their new horror TV series The Haunting of Hill House on Friday, and it's having profound effects on some viewers.Netflix subscribers have been taking to Twitter throughout the weekend, revealing that the show...

    Netflix unveiled their new horror TV series The Haunting of Hill House on Friday, and it's having profound effects on some viewers.Netflix subscribers have been taking to Twitter throughout the weekend, revealing that the show is...

    Mega Millions prize of $654M is nation's 4th-largest


    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot.The grand prize for Tuesday night's drawing has grown so...

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot.The grand prize for Tuesday night's drawing has grown so enormous...
    Stan Walker is back in NZ, keeping it real and staying healthy

    Stan Walker is back in NZ, keeping it real and staying healthy


    Stan Walker can joke about dying, but when it comes to speaking about the horrible reality of fame he's extremely serious about how lonely and soul destroying it can be.About 80 Waikato students were given a reality check...

    Stan Walker can joke about dying, but when it comes to speaking about the horrible reality of fame he's extremely serious about how lonely and soul destroying it can be.About 80 Waikato students were given a reality check today...
    Selena Gomez hit hard by Justin Bieber's marriage news before her hospitalisation

    Selena Gomez hit hard by Justin Bieber's marriage news before her hospitalisation


    Justin Bieber's marriage to Hailey Baldwin threw Selena Gomez "off guard".It's being claimed that Selena, 26, took it hard when ex-boyfriend Justin got engaged to and then married the 21-year-old model last month.The pop...

    Justin Bieber's marriage to Hailey Baldwin threw Selena Gomez "off guard".It's being claimed that Selena, 26, took it hard when ex-boyfriend Justin got engaged to and then married the 21-year-old model last month.The pop star's...
    Jada Pinkett-Smith 'cried for 45 days straight' over marriage to Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett-Smith 'cried for 45 days straight' over marriage to Will Smith


    Will Smith has opened up about his once-faltering marriage to Jada Pinkett.In a sneak peek for his wife's web chat show Red Table Talk, the 50-year-old can be seen shedding tears as he discusses the darker times in their...

    Will Smith has opened up about his once-faltering marriage to Jada Pinkett.In a sneak peek for his wife's web chat show Red Table Talk, the 50-year-old can be seen shedding tears as he discusses the darker times in their 21-year...

    Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts


    SYDNEY (AP) — A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced...

    SYDNEY (AP) — A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy.Prince...

    Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump


    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite...
    TV panel stunned by 'slavery' joke

    TV panel stunned by 'slavery' joke


    Sunrise co-host David Koch left his co-stars visibly stunned on-air this morning when he made a reference to slavery during a news item about Jamaican-born athlete Usain Bolt.Koch was on a panel alongside co-host Sam Armytage,...

    Sunrise co-host David Koch left his co-stars visibly stunned on-air this morning when he made a reference to slavery during a news item about Jamaican-born athlete Usain Bolt.Koch was on a panel alongside co-host Sam Armytage, newsreader...

    Ann Curry to host TV show to solve medical mysteries


    NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Curry is getting into the business of medical crowdsourcing on television.The former "Today" show anchor has agreed to anchor a Turner series that describes people with mysterious medical ailments, in the...

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Curry is getting into the business of medical crowdsourcing on television.The former "Today" show anchor has agreed to anchor a Turner series that describes people with mysterious medical ailments, in the hope...
    Madeleine Sami hits out at Woman's Day for 'papping' 11-month-old daughter

    Madeleine Sami hits out at Woman's Day for 'papping' 11-month-old daughter


    Madeleine Sami has spoken out against Woman's Day magazine for "papping" her 11-month-old daughter. Speaking to the Herald for 12 Questions , the Breaker Upperers star spoke about why she and her partner Pip Brown never share...

    Madeleine Sami has spoken out against Woman's Day magazine for "papping" her 11-month-old daughter. Speaking to the Herald for 12 Questions , the Breaker Upperers star spoke about why she and her partner Pip Brown never share photos...

    Review: Kurt Vile's wanderlust clear on 'Bottle It In'


    Kurt Vile, "Bottle It In" (Matador Records)Perhaps you can't get Kurt Vile to stand still.Vile co-founded The War on Drugs and promptly quit after the formidable band's debut album release, setting out for a solo career. Now...

    Kurt Vile, "Bottle It In" (Matador Records)Perhaps you can't get Kurt Vile to stand still.Vile co-founded The War on Drugs and promptly quit after the formidable band's debut album release, setting out for a solo career. Now we...

    Channeling Zep, Greta Van Fleet keeps '70s-style rock alive


    Greta Van Fleet, "Anthem of the Peaceful Army" (Lava/Republic)There's a whole lotta Led Zeppelin in Greta Van Fleet, but they haven't yet found their Stairway.On its debut album, "Anthem of the Peaceful Army," the Michigan...

    Greta Van Fleet, "Anthem of the Peaceful Army" (Lava/Republic)There's a whole lotta Led Zeppelin in Greta Van Fleet, but they haven't yet found their Stairway.On its debut album, "Anthem of the Peaceful Army," the Michigan quartet...

    Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant CEO of racial bias


    NEW YORK (AP) — Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant's CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.The...

    NEW YORK (AP) — Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant's CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.The four...

    Review: Josie Silver writes captivating love story


    "One Day in December" (Broadway Books), by Josie SilverAuthor Josie Silver takes readers on a journey that spans 10 Christmas seasons, exploring what happens when true love is found — and lost — in "One Day in December."When...

    "One Day in December" (Broadway Books), by Josie SilverAuthor Josie Silver takes readers on a journey that spans 10 Christmas seasons, exploring what happens when true love is found — and lost — in "One Day in December."When Laurie...
    Famously frugal 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' star says he will donate over $1 billion

    Famously frugal 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' star says he will donate over $1 billion


    Hong Kong movie legend Chow Yun-fat says he plans to leave his entire fortune worth HKD5.6 billion (almost NZ$1.1b) to charity, Chinese media has reported.The 63-year-old star of the Oscar-winning film 'Crouching Tiger Hidden...

    Hong Kong movie legend Chow Yun-fat says he plans to leave his entire fortune worth HKD5.6 billion (almost NZ$1.1b) to charity, Chinese media has reported.The 63-year-old star of the Oscar-winning film 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon'...
    Actor Rami Malek's epic Freddie Mercury transformation

    Actor Rami Malek's epic Freddie Mercury transformation


    Rami Malek has opened up about the extreme lengths he went to for his role as Freddie Mercury in the soon to be released movie about Queen.Bohemian Rhapsody, which comes out on November 1, traces the meteoric rise of the band...

    Rami Malek has opened up about the extreme lengths he went to for his role as Freddie Mercury in the soon to be released movie about Queen.Bohemian Rhapsody, which comes out on November 1, traces the meteoric rise of the band through...

    Ellie Kemper endears herself to fans in 'My Squirrel Days'


    "My Squirrel Days" (Scribner), by Ellie KemperEllie Kemper's debut novel, "My Squirrel Days," is exactly what you would expect from the comedian. It's rich in personality, teeming with energy and full of laugh-out-loud...

    "My Squirrel Days" (Scribner), by Ellie KemperEllie Kemper's debut novel, "My Squirrel Days," is exactly what you would expect from the comedian. It's rich in personality, teeming with energy and full of laugh-out-loud moments.Kemper...

    Tana French returns, siding with victim in 'The Witch Elm'


    "The Witch Elm: a Novel" (Viking), by Tana FrenchBy now we are accustomed to Tana French's engrossing, eloquently written murder plots solved by the Dublin Murder Squad. This time, however, she's left the police to work behind...

    "The Witch Elm: a Novel" (Viking), by Tana FrenchBy now we are accustomed to Tana French's engrossing, eloquently written murder plots solved by the Dublin Murder Squad. This time, however, she's left the police to work behind closed...

    Review: Melissa McCarthy in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'


    The early 1990s New York of Marielle Heller's "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" isn't so long ago but it already feels staggeringly distant. It's a New York of publishing industry cocktail parties, of book stores, lots of them, and of...

    The early 1990s New York of Marielle Heller's "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" isn't so long ago but it already feels staggeringly distant. It's a New York of publishing industry cocktail parties, of book stores, lots of them, and of scheming,...

    Chance The Rapper goes undercover to raise money for arts


    CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is so serious about raising money for arts education programs in Chicago that he took a second job as a Lyft driver to spread the word.The Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago-born...

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is so serious about raising money for arts education programs in Chicago that he took a second job as a Lyft driver to spread the word.The Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago-born Grammy-winning...