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Why our subscriber growth rates were disappointing — Netflix

Although Netflix doesn't reveal the number of subscribers by country, Roy Morgan estimates 5.86 million Australians aged 14 and over have access to an SVOD service through 2,268,000 household subscriptions. Its stock surged $1.90 to $149.15 in Monday's extensive trading, even though user growth through the first four months came in somewhat below management estimates. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in Dolby Cinema

Whereas other Marvel movies bring the audience into the story, fully empathizing with the characters , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 forces the audience to watch the Guardians as they strengthen their familial bond. Gunn's love for the characters is both a major asset and the source of some of the only minor complaints I have about the movie. Well, I'm here to tell you that he is - the early verdicts weren't lying when they say he "steals the show" - and if Disney announces a Baby Groot ... Read More »

Minnesota Twins announce "Purple Rain" umbrella giveaway

Both are among the thousands of Prince fans are donning purple and making the pilgrimage to Paisley Park and other Prince landmarks in the Twin Cities. "He'll always be with me now", she said. Prince was the star of 1984's hit movie Purple Rain which was a close biography of his life to date. Read More »

Présidentielle Sondage POP 2017 : Macron et Le Pen creusent un peu l'écart

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D'autre part, au milieu exactement de notre terrain d'enquête, est survenue l'attaque des Champs-Élysées, qui a été revendiquée par l'État Islamique et a fait ressurgir la question du terrorisme en cette toute fin de campagne. Selon notre test, la présidente du Front National (FN) arriverait à a quatrième position de l'élection présidentielle française. On observe toutefois que le candidat de la droite a consolidé sa base électorale: 85 % de ses électeurs potentiels se déclarent sûrs de ... Read More »

Bill O'Reilly to return with podcast

Bill O'Reilly, the former Fox News host who left the network last week amid allegations of sexual harassment, will be back in front of the public tonight. His severance, according to Fox, will be around $25 million. As the program is developed, guests and other elements would be added, he said. O'Reilly's podcast episode will be available on his website to premium members at 7 p.m. Read More »

NY fire kills five, including three children

The blaze ran through three alarms and burned for almost two hours before being declared "under control" around 4:30 p.m., according to the FDNY. Mayor Bill de Blasio said it is New York City's deadliest fire in two years. Four firefighters suffered minor injuries; no one else was hurt. Neighbour Dorothy Murray told reporters that when she looked out her door and saw the fire, "I could have fainted". Read More »

Two More Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

James Gunn has so much, well, he'll have complete creative control over Guardians 3 and he has tons of input as far as Guardians go on in Infinity War , so I just trust in him, man. "In the end, my love for Rocket, Groot, Gamora, Star-Lord, Yondu, Mantis, Drax, and Nebula - and some of the other forthcoming heroes - goes deeper than you guys can possibly imagine", Gunn wrote about weighing the third Guardians film, "and I feel they have more adventures to go on and things to learn ... Read More »

Arkansas executes inmate after high court clearance

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He maintains his innocence . Lee, his eyes open while strapped to a gurney with IV lines inserted into both of his arms, did not make a final statement from the execution chamber even though he was asked twice to do so. Like Johnson, Lee had requested a stay for additional DNA testing, but the court denied the request. Gorsuch joined his four fellow Republican appointees - Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy and Samuel Alito - in the majority. Read More »

Happy Days cast pay tribute to Erin Moran

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Late in the series, Moran's character was paired romantically with Chachi Arcola, a musician played by Scott Baio, which led to Joanie Loves Chachi, a quickly-cancelled spinoff that pulled Moran off Happy Days during its 10 season. She had been the subject of reports that she and her husband ended up living in a trailer park in IN, after losing her home to foreclosure in California. Read More »

Serena Williams écrit à son futur bébé

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Je suis si impatiente de te rencontrer. Le jour de l'anniversaire d'Alexis, de la plus vieille n°1 mondiale au plus jeune! "Ta maman", a-t-elle notamment rédigé. Tu m'enseignes la vraie signification de la sérénité et de la paix. Elle a annoncé avec rage sa grossesse avec son fiancé Alexis Ohanian la semaine dernière. Read More »

China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

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Trump also spoke with the leader of Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, which would have improved its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Speaking in Sydney on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence said the American aircraft carrier Carl Vinson would arrive in the Sea of Japan, bordering the Korean Peninsula, "in a matter of days". Read More »

Here are all the changes being made to Australia's citizenship test

Applicants will be asked to demonstrate that they have integrated into Australian society, for example by joining clubs or by providing evidence that they are employed and their children are in school. The changes are likely to hurt small businesses and Australian tech start-ups, industry officials said, but both countries will continue to see a surge in foreigners. Read More »

Trump phones Asia alliances amid North Korea tensions

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On Monday, the Global Times newspaper said that if North Korea stages a sixth nuclear test, Beijing would "undoubtedly support" the United Nations in adopting tougher sanctions against the regime, including an embargo on oil exports. Xi urged "restraint" on North Korea in the call, according to the Chinese foreign ministry. China "hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation", the Chinese ministry said in a statement, paraphrasing Xi. Read More »

Prince's Estate Sues To Block Release Of New Music

Light also wants people to realize that for all of Prince's reputation as an eccentric weirdo, he was a real human being. She and her daughter went to Paisley Park but weren't allowed to leave a memorial - a purple lei and a card - at the fence outside. Read More »

Remembering Prince, One Year After His Death

Tickets go on sale Friday, with a presale Thursday through a Minnesota Public Radio station. The Revolution , which backed up Prince in the 1980s, will play two shows September 2-3 at First Avenue, the downtown Minneapolis nightclub where Prince and the Revolution filmed " Purple Rain ". Read More »

Steps on track for first number one album in 18 years

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The Official Charts Company confirms that the reformed quintet are just 4,000 copies ahead of the Shape Of You singer at this midweek stage, thanks to their comeback record Tears On The Dancefloor . And a number of Record Store Day releases have also made it into the top 40 with David Bowie's Cracked Actor, a live recording from 1974, at number 10. Read More »

The Internet Hates McDonald's New Uniforms

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Boswell is a prominent high-end indie fashion designer, while Rivas is a lesser-known Indo-British designer. Designer Waraire Boswell used to work at McDonald's . "I wanted to design a line of uniforms that people would feel comfortable wearing outside of work". This writer recalls his teenage years working at a Mississippi McDonald's and being forced to wear either a bright teal or neon pink pullover shirt that truly made him grow to hate those colors for years to come. Read More »

Erin Moran dies at 56, played Joanie on "Happy Days"

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She was reportedly kicked out of her trailer park home in IN, along with her husband Steve Fleischmann , and was subsequently living out of a motel, the Holiday Inn, in Corydon, battling substance abuse. Erin starred as Hollywood director Ron Howard's little sister in the iconic show. When Happy Days ended in 1984, Moran struggled to find acting work and eventually chose to eschew Hollywood and move to the California mountains. Read More »

Vin Diesel Wasn't Originally Considered For The Fast And The Furious

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Rob Cohen , who I had made The Rat Pack with, we gave him the script. Neil went on The Bill Simmons Podcast and spoke about how the studio originally tapped Justified's Timothy Olyphant for the role. Later, Neil met with Vin at a restaurant after seeing some of his work. In the new movie, Dom, played by Vin Diesel , challenges his allegiance to family when a mysterious women, played by Charlize Theron, comes in the picture and shakes things up by hijacking cars from all over ... Read More »

Concept for a Rihanna-Lupita Nyong'o movie goes viral

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Then, the fan fiction began and yeah, this is a pretty wonderful idea. It was retweeted more than 28,000 times and "liked" more than 79,000, during which time fans created the plot for what sounds like a really, really good movie. After Rihanna responded, folks on Twitter continued to tweet at Ava DuVernay , asking the award-winning director to get involved. "Ready to call action for these #queens", she tweeted back. Read More »