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Watch: New York Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby

Watch: New York Mets’ Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby

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July 8 (UPI) -- New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso blasted 23 homers in the final round to win the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Alonso outlasted Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to claim the Derby trophy and $ 1 million prize. He became the third rookie ever to win the Home Run Derby, joining co-champ Wally Joyner (1986) and Aaron Judge (2017). Alonso, who has a base salary of $ 555,000 this season, said he would donate 10 percent of his winnings between two charities. "That was a blast. I'm going to remember that for the rest of my life," Alonso said. "I have the utmost respect for the people that put their lives on the line every single day. I just want to show my gratitude because a bad day for me is a lot different tha...
Kate Beckinsale and her toyboy lover Pete Davidson lock lips in extreme PDA

Kate Beckinsale and her toyboy lover Pete Davidson lock lips in extreme PDA

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It's one of the most unlikely celeb relationships, but romance is certainly blossoming between 45-year-old Kate, and her toy boy beau Pete Davidson. And judging by their latest backseat smooch, the relationship is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon. The Hollywood actress and Saturday Night Live star are now in the throws of a new relationship. The pair confirmed their romance last month by passionately kissing at a hockey game in New York. Related Articles Rumours had been swirling about the pair when they were first spotted together after the Golden Globes earlier this year.The relationship got tongues wagging as Pete is only five years older than Kate's daughter Lily Mo Sheen. Th...
Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies aged 63

Buzzcocks singer Pete Shelley dies aged 63

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Pete Shelley, lead singer of punk band Buzzcocks, has died at the age of 63, his brother has said. Shelley formed the group in 1976 and they achieved commercial success with hits including Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've).His brother, Gary John McNeish, posted on Facebook: "This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, is tell you my brother Pete Shelley had a heart attack this morning and passed away."The band also confirmed his death on their official Twitter page."It's with great sadness that we confirm the death of Pete Shelley, one of the UK's most influential and prolific songwriters and co-founder of the seminal original punk band Buzzcocks," the post read. Image: Buzzcocks frontman Pete Shelley has ...
Famous birthdays for Nov. 16: Pete Davidson, Lisa Bonet

Famous birthdays for Nov. 16: Pete Davidson, Lisa Bonet

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Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include: -- Tiberius, emperor of Rome, in 42 B.C. -- Composer W.C. Handy, known as the "Father of the Blues," in 1873 -- Broadway director/playwright George S. Kaufman in 1889 -- Jazz guitarist/bandleader Eddie Condon in 1905 -- Actor Burgess Meredith in 1907 -- Actor Clu Gulager in 1928 (age 90) -- Actor Donna McKechnie in 1942 (age 76) -- Video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto in 1952 (age 66) File Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI -- Actor Marg Helgenberger in 1958 (age 60) -- Actor Bruno Amato in 1961 (age 57) -- Singer Diana Krall in 1964 (age 54) -- Actor Lisa Bonet in 1967 (age 51) ...
Massive Attack on Pete Tong over use of track

Massive Attack on Pete Tong over use of track

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DJ Pete Tong is under fire from Massive Attack for using one of their songs in his latest album without permission.A version of their 1991 hit Unfinished Symphony features on Tong's Ibiza Classics album, which was released earlier this year and is the subject of his ongoing UK tour.The Brit Award-winning band have asked the DJ to donate proceeds from his shows to a refugee charity that they support as a form of compensation for using the track.Image:Massive Attack described Tong's show as a 'nightmare nostalgia roadshow'Robert Del Naja - one of the group's founding members - posted on the official Massive Attack Facebook page: "Dear Pete Tong. Thanks for covering one of our songs on your nostalgia nightmare roadshow."I don't recollect you getting in touch to see if we would mind, but for y...