Friday , December 9 2016

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BuzzFeed hires Gilad Lotan as VP of data science


BuzzFeed has a new vice president leading its data science team. Gilad Lotan has a long résumé in the field, having most recently served as chief data scientist at New York-based startup studio Betaworks, and before that working in data-related roles at SocialFlow, Microsoft and Endemol. Publisher Dao Nguyen told …

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Inflationary pressures are stirring in China


China Photos/Getty Images Fitting with strong economic data released in recent days, Chinese inflationary lifted sharply last month with both consumer and producer price inflation topping expectations in November. According to the China’s NBS, consumer price inflation rose by 2.3% from a year earlier, above the 2.1% pace of October …

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Kanye West spotted for first time since hospitalization

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Kanye West was spotted Thursday for the first time since his highly-publicized hospitalization. The 39-year-old rapper stepped out with new, blonder hair to the Museum of Contemporary Art Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood following his more than week-long hospital stay for exhaustion. West …

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Screen legend Kirk Douglas celebrates 100th birthday

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Oscar-winning film star Kirk Douglas, one of the last titans of Hollywood’s Golden Age, celebrates his 100th birthday Friday. The New York native has appeared in scores of movies. Best known for his work in the films Champion, Ace in the Hole, 20,000 Leagues …

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John Legend performs song Joe Giudice wrote for Teresa

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) — John Legend delighted fans Wednesday by performing a song Joe Giudice wrote for wife Teresa. The 37-year-old singer was appearing on Watch What Happens Live when he agreed to give an impromptu rendition of a song the imprisoned Real Housewives of New Jersey star …

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Mick Jagger welcomes baby No. 8 at age 73

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Mick Jagger is a dad again at age 73. The Rolling Stones frontman welcomed a son with 29-year-old girlfriend Melanie Hamrick in New York, his publicist confirmed Thursday to the BBC. The baby boy is Jagger’s eighth child, and was born more than two …

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Pantone declares 'Greenery' the 2017 Color of the Year

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) — The Pantone Color Institute has named spring shade “Greenery” as the Color of the Year. “Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew,” the color expert company noted in a …

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Candace Cameron Bure to depart 'The View'

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Candace Cameron Bure will depart long-running ABC talk show The View. The 40-year-old actress announced on Thursday’s episode that she’s leaving the series after less than two seasons as host to focus on other projects and her family. “It’s little bittersweet for me today …

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Russell Crowe cleared in Azealia Banks assault case

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Russell Crowe will not be charged for physically confronting Azealia Banks following a heated altercation the two had during a hotel party. According to E! News, the Los Angeles District Attorney cleared the actor due to a lack of evidence and eyewitness accounts from …

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Peta Murgatroyd, Maksim Chmerkovskiy celebrate anniversary

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkvoskiy celebrated the one-year anniversary of their engagement this week. The 30-year-old Australian and 36-year-old American Dancing with the Stars pros marked the occasion by dedicating intimate posts to each other on social media. “To my best friend, with whom …

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Jenna Dewan on sex with Channing Tatum: 'It's primal'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Jenna Dewan says she and husband Channing Tatum share a “primal” sexual energy. The 36-year-old actress candidly discussed her “happy and healthy” sex life with Tatum, also 36, in the January issue of Cosmopolitan. “I’ve always been a sexual person. We definitely have a …

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Maisie Williams' rep responds to topless photo leak

LONDON, Dec. 8 (UPI) — Maisie Williams‘ rep spoke out Wednesday after topless photos of the actress leaked online. The 19-year-old Game of Thrones star’s rep issued a statement to Page Six after an unknown person gained access to revealing pictures on Williams’ personal Facebook account and posted them on …

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Meghan Trainor pens, performs song for new 'Smurfs' adventure

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 8 (UPI) — Meghan Trainor has written and recorded a song for the latest Smurfs movie, Sony Pictures Animation announced. “I’m a Lady” will be heard in Smurfs: The Lost Village when it debuts in U.S. theaters on April 7. The film will feature Demi Lovato …

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