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Who Will Shock & Who Will Not At The 2015 MTV VMAs?

Sat, Aug 29, 2015 | Filed in: Music

2015 MTV VMAs

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards will descend upon Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, August 30 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Will host Miley Cyrus twerk or remain poised? Will opening act, Nicki Minaj let it all hang out or keep it classy? The VMAs have become infamous for memorable shock-value acts that flood headlines on the Monday morning news. Let's take a look at the nominees and performers line-up. Who of these do you think will act out and stand-out?

The Weeknd, MTV today unveiled that Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky and Twenty One Pilots will perform on the LIVE telecast - See more at: http://thepub.viacom.com/sites/mtvpress/Pages/VMA-2015-Performer-Announcement-8-25.aspx#sthash.UkxcZtqF.dpuf

The Weeknd, Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky and Twenty One Pilots will perform on the LIVE telecast.

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On The Anniversary Of Katrina, Tropical Storm Erika May Turn Hurricane In Florida

Fri, Aug 28, 2015 | Filed in: Breaking News

Hurricane Erika

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On the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and ust as we approache the heart of the 2015 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Erika is threatening Florida.

According to The Weather Channel, the storm could intensify to Hurricane level later this weekend as it could impact the Florida peninsula to the Carolinas. Erika has already caused destruction in Dominica on Thursday, causing strong winds and leaving over 12 inches of rain by the afternoon. In St. Thomas, wind gusts were recorded up to 48 mph.

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Former NBA Star Darryl Dawkins Dies Of Heart Attack At Age 58

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 | Filed in: Health/Sports Fitness

Darryl Dawkins 

Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins died Thursday at a hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, according to the Lehigh County coroner’s office. He was 58, and even though officials said an autopsy would be performed Friday, his family released a statement saying the cause of death was a heart attack: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack,” the statement reads. “Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of so many with his big smile and personality, ferocious dunks, but more than anything, his huge, loving heart.  His family, wife Janice, children Dara, Tabitha, Nicholas and Alexis, along with countless family, friends, and fans, all mourn his loss. More than anything Darryl accomplished in his basketball career as the inimitable ‘Chocolate Thunder,’ he was most proud of his role and responsibility as a husband and father. We ask that the public please respect our privacy as we grieve his loss.”  

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Movie Review: "We Are Your Friends" Is Not As Good As Its Soundtrack

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 | Filed in: Film / Movie Reviews

EDM. Those three letters bring life to the beating heart and soul of the millennial musical soul. With DJs selling out gigantic venues around the world, these spinners of electronic beats are today’s rock gods. With that being said, it was only a matter of time before Hollywood tried to cash in on some of the genre’s success. Enter first time feature film director Max Joseph and his debut picture, “We Are Your Friends.”

Starring Zac Efron (Neighbors) as a San Fernando Valley punk with Vegas-Club-God dreams, the film plays fast and loose with the term “story” and instead focuses on inundating the audience with techno-centric beats. Fans of that sort of thing will get a kick out of the killer soundtrack, but anyone coming into the film hoping for a legitimate story should look elsewhere this weekend.

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A Young Anchor & Photographer Shot On Live Television

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 | Filed in: Breaking News

Virginia tv reporter shootingA manhunt was underway on Wednesday after 24 year-old WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer 27 year-old Adam Ward were gunned down at Bridgewater Plaza near Moneta, Virginia.

Parker was reporting the news on live television when the two were shot, along with the women Parker was interviewing. According to the Augusta County Sheriff's Department, the police have been searching for the former WDBJ-TV reporter who has claimed responsibility for the shootings via their Twitter account.

Bryce Williams, a.k.a. Vester Lee Flanagan was reportedly a reporter who worked alongside Parker and Ward. Flanagan was fired from the station.

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