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Arizona's Evie Clair delivers emotional final performance on 'America's Got Talent' Arizona's Evie Clair delivers emotional final performance on 'America's Got Talent'
- September 21, 2017

Clair - who has previously opened up about learning how to sing to comfort her father as he battled late-stage colon cancer - also explained how she found the strength to continue to pursue her dreams on AGT following her painful loss. Evie dedicated many of her performances to her father and her audition to Christina Perri's 2011 song "Arms" was especially memorable. "So thank you so much". (more...)
Alec Baldwin wins Emmy, offers it to President Trump Alec Baldwin wins Emmy, offers it to President Trump
- September 20, 2017

Lena Waithe became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for comedy series writing, for " Master of None ", sharing the award with series co-creator Aziz Ansari, who is of Indian heritage. Alec Baldwin won the comedy supporting actor Emmy for his withering impersonations of Trump for " Saturday Night Live "on the Comcast Corp's NBC ". (more...)
Georgia customers waiting on power as of Saturday morning Georgia customers waiting on power as of Saturday morning
- September 20, 2017

On Sept. 11, when most customers were without power, the storm weakened to a tropical depression. FPL spokesman Dave McDermitt said the remaining local power outages are not confined to specific neighborhoods. 85 percent of restoration is complete in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry, Lee and Glades counties. FPL insists that solar customers install a switch on their systems to cleanly cut them off during an emergency and they can not turn it back on. (more...)
Anna Nordqvist claims major glory after Evian Championship play-off Anna Nordqvist claims major glory after Evian Championship play-off
- September 18, 2017

The 30-year-old Swedish claimed her second major title with a play-off win over American Brittany AltomareEVIAN, FRANCE Sweden's Anna Nordqvist claimed her second major title with a play-off win over American Brittany Altomare at the Evian Championship on Sunday. (more...)
U2 cancel U.S. show due to safety concerns U2 cancel U.S. show due to safety concerns
- September 18, 2017

New rallies are expected to take place in the city Saturday and Sunday, explaining the decision of the police. Irish rockers U2 canceled their Saturday show in St. "As much as we regret having to cancel, we feel it is the only acceptable course of action in the current environment", they added. Police were prepared for a second night of protests after Friday's demonstrations led to several clashes - including rocks thrown at a police vehicle and objects tossed at officers in riot gear - ... (more...)
Watch the 2017 Emmys Red Carpet Live Stream Watch the 2017 Emmys Red Carpet Live Stream
- September 18, 2017

Awards in 27 categories will be handed out at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles during a three-hour ceremony hosted by Stephen Colbert that airs live nationwide on CBS. But really, at that point you're just watching specific stars walk in. Unfortunately, CBS is not offering a red carpet pre-show via their live stream . (more...)
'Godfather II,' 'Alien' actor Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91 'Godfather II,' 'Alien' actor Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91
- September 17, 2017

Also, all things considered. "He was an exceptional man and I am honored to have had the chance to share the screen with him", wrote Mark Ruffalo. His credits also include " Repo Man ", " Cool Hand Luke ", " Paris, Texas ", " Alien ", " Wild at Heart " and " Twin Peaks ". (more...)
'Narcos' locations manager killed while scouting in Mexico 'Narcos' locations manager killed while scouting in Mexico
- September 17, 2017

Carlos Muñoz Portal , who was 37 years old, was found dead in his vehicle. It remains to be seen if the production will move forward with Mexico locations for season 4. Portal was reportedly heading out to obtain some production photographs. That entity, the most populated of the country, is the one that has more homicides. (more...)
Sampha beats Ed Sheeran to Mercury Prize Sampha beats Ed Sheeran to Mercury Prize
- September 16, 2017

The Awards Show was hosted by BBC Music's Lauren Laverne and guest presenter, Idris Elba announced the overall victor. 'Thank you to the judges who thought my album was good enough!' The musician born in London to Sierra Leonean parents dedicated the prize to his family. (more...)
Pfeiffer ends break with Mother! role Pfeiffer ends break with Mother! role
- September 16, 2017

Right on the heels of Lady Gaga's announcement that she's taking a break from music, Jennifer Lawrence has announced that she's taking a break from acting . Did you hear that, how much they love me?' So I don't put any stock in it. The pair met on the set of their new film " Mother! " and Lawrence has called him "brilliant." . (more...)
Terror probe after knife attacker targets soldier in Paris Terror probe after knife attacker targets soldier in Paris
- September 16, 2017

The individual was not known to police, " added anor police source. The attacker approached the soldier from behind and threatened him with a knife while shouting slogans about the Islamic State terror group, reported French broadcaster BFMTV. (more...)
US And International Sanctions Can and Should Be Used to Punish Iran US And International Sanctions Can and Should Be Used to Punish Iran
- September 15, 2017

Trump has also set up a team of his White House confidants to present him with "options" other than certifying Iranian compliance with the deal to the Congress. "I think there is actually plenty of room to work out a mutually agreed policy going forward". And it can point to a United Nations report this week showing that Iran was meeting the conditions on its nuclear program set out in the accord. (more...)
Tracking rounds of showers from Irma Tracking rounds of showers from Irma
- September 14, 2017

The low will continue to weaken on Friday , as high pressure begins to build in from the west. The remnants of Hurricane Irma will produce scattered showers in the metro-east, possibly beginning Tuesday afternoon and lasting until Wednesday night, the National Weather Service reported. (more...)
Patty Jenkins will direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Patty Jenkins will direct 'Wonder Woman 2'
- September 13, 2017

In the DCEU, Gal Gadot is the only female superhero introduced so far, though Warner Brothers is working hard to catch up with Joss Whedon's idea for a Batgirl movie. Now, Jenkins will return to direct and co-write, and has reportedly already begun work on the script with Geoff Johns . Early reviews praised the film's hope and optimism, along with a honest portrayal of the titular character. (more...)
Trevor Siemian, Broncos' defense do just enough to get opening win Trevor Siemian, Broncos' defense do just enough to get opening win
- September 13, 2017

There was nothing in front of him except green grass. It was a national TV game at Mile High. But this time, Hayward couldn't hang on. Bosa fell, Siemian scored, and headlines sprung up talking about how a quarterback not known for his rushing ability had just embarrassed one of the Chargers' best defensive stars. (more...)
ULM ranked for second year in 2018 best colleges ULM ranked for second year in 2018 best colleges
- September 13, 2017

The rankings are based on several measures: undergraduate academic reputation (22.5%), graduation and retention rates (22.5%), faculty resources (20%), student selectivity (12.5%), financial resources (10%), graduation rate performance (7.5%) and alumni giving (5%). (more...)
Aaron Donald ends holdout, rejoins Rams Aaron Donald ends holdout, rejoins Rams
- September 11, 2017

According to National Football League insider Adam Schefter , Donald reported to the Rams Saturday and took his physical. Get the app and get the game. Donald , who has recorded 28 sacks in his first three seasons, is one of the best interior defensive linemen in football. If he didn't report to the Rams , Donald would have lost over $106,000 a week, he would have to forfeit $711,000 part of his signing bonus. (more...)
In book, Clinton admits mistakes, casts blame for 2016 loss In book, Clinton admits mistakes, casts blame for 2016 loss
- September 11, 2017

I was just gobsmacked. Hillary Clinton is admitting to more than one mistake in her losing campaign for president. "I just felt this enormous let down, just kind of loss of feeling and direction and sadness", Ms Clinton said. "Why do you think that word "deplorable" was circulating in your mind?" "I can't understand it". It is important that Clinton brought up the Access Hollywood tape because America can't be allowed to normalize and forget about the fact that the man who is ... (more...)
Suspect in custody after school shooter situation Suspect in custody after school shooter situation
- September 10, 2017

Police in Columbus, the USA state's capital, accused 18-year-old Adan Abdullahi of firing a gun inside Schioto High School on Friday morning - sparking multiple calls of an "active shooter". "We couldn't be happier with the outcome of this", police spokeswoman Denise Alex-Bouzounis said. School officials said that all students are safe following Friday's ordeal. (more...)
Gap shifts focus to Old Navy, Athleta, shutting 200 stores Gap shifts focus to Old Navy, Athleta, shutting 200 stores
- September 10, 2017

Over the coming years, the firm anticipates Old Navy to exceed $10, whereas, Athleta to exceed $1 bn in net sales powered by the growth in online and mobile channels. Meanwhile, Old Navy has done relatively well, with sales up five percent last month. "We are not releasing detailed information about a specific opening date, but I can confirm though, that Athleta is planning to open our first store in Little Rock later this year, which is also our first store in Arkansas", said Laura Hogya, a ... (more...)
Ed Sheeran discusses fate of his 'Game of Thrones' character Ed Sheeran discusses fate of his 'Game of Thrones' character
- September 08, 2017

The funniest thing about the Ed Sheeran - Game of Thrones cameo is that if the majority of the fans out there were asked to turn up on the show, they'd do this in a heartbeat (including a slew of celebrities!). "I'm cool with it, though", he added. "No one wants to see me come back", Sheeran told MTV . "I wanted to be a cameo in it, and I've done the cameo", he said. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe: I only want to help Neymar win the Ballon d'Or Kylian Mbappe: I only want to help Neymar win the Ballon d'Or
- September 08, 2017

Arsene Wenger believes Kylian Mbappe was close to joining Arsenal previous year and insists the striker would have been just as successful if he made a decision to move to Manchester United or Real Madrid . During his presentation at PSG, the 18-year-old preferred not to reveal to reporters what exactly happened, preferring to emphasise that he had great respect for Monaco Vice-President Vadim Vasilyev, who is responsible for sports management, reports Efe. (more...)
Syrian government has used sarin gas on civilians Syrian government has used sarin gas on civilians
- September 07, 2017

The failure to attack was criticised by Donald Trump during his campaign for the presidency, and he used the attack on Khan Sheikhoun to highlight how Assad still had access to stockpiles of sarin and was prepared to use it against civilians. (more...)
American Horror Story: Should the seventh season be going political? American Horror Story: Should the seventh season be going political?
- September 07, 2017

But could the real evil of Cult actually be his sister Winter ( Billie Lourd)? As noted, there are some clever asides scattered throughout, starting with a progressive's complaint about CNN not providing a "trigger warning" before announcing that Trump had won. (more...)
EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement
- September 07, 2017

The EU on Wednesday won a high-level legal battle against eastern European countries that have refused to admit thousands of asylum seekers based on mandatory quotas for the bloc's member states. "ECJ confirms relocation scheme valid". Slovakia prime minister Robert Fico said his government "fully respects the court's decision" but added that the quotas were "politically wrong". (more...)
JARED LETO Not Smiling At Possibility Of Multiple JOKERS JARED LETO Not Smiling At Possibility Of Multiple JOKERS
- September 02, 2017

The Joker film is expected to be a spin-off from other movies Warner Bros has done with the DC Extended Universe . Meanwhile, Leo - who hasn't been in a film since The Revenant back in 2015 - won't hit the big screen again until he reunites with Scorsese for Killers Of The Flower Moon, which tells the story of a real-life murder mystery that eventually caused the creation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but even that project isn't anticipated to arrive until late 2018. (more...)
Insurance Company For Kanye West's Cancelled Pablo Tour Counters Lawsuit Insurance Company For Kanye West's Cancelled Pablo Tour Counters Lawsuit
- September 01, 2017

After West filed a lawsuit against the syndicates of Lloyd's of London for $10m, the insurers made the 40-year-old undergo various medical examinations to confirm his mental breakdown but did indicate the status of the claims payment, according to documents submitted to the California federal court. (more...)
Farrah Abraham Documents Her Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedure, Shares the Pics Farrah Abraham Documents Her Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedure, Shares the Pics
- August 31, 2017

Farrah Abraham and daughter Sophia walked the red carpet at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. In true Abraham fashion, the mom of one shared a (SFW) picture of herself undergoing the procedure. Even though some of the mothers have put their children as their highest priority, others haven't quite been able to find their balance between motherhood and stardom. (more...)
Kathy Griffin's No Longer Sorry About THAT Photo Kathy Griffin's No Longer Sorry About THAT Photo
- August 31, 2017

Well, after a few months spent waiting for the death threats to subside, Griffin has had plenty of time to think about what happened, and has decided that she's not sorry after all. "Stop acting like my little picture is more important than talking about the actual atrocities that the president of the United States is committing", she said, adding that she was "on a mission to tell people, honestly, if it happened to me, as big mouthed and obnoxious as I am, it can happen to you". (more...)
Sir Terry's work crushed by steam-roller Sir Terry's work crushed by steam-roller
- August 31, 2017

On Friday, Pratchett got his wish, as Wilkins, who now manages Pratchett's estate, carried out the author's request by letting a steamroller smush his hard drive at the Great Dorset Steam Fair . "It was one of his requests that his unfinished work was destroyed by a steamroller", Richard Henry, curator of the Salisbury Museum said to CNN. (more...)
Taylor Swift Real Diamonds Bathtub cost more than $10M Taylor Swift Real Diamonds Bathtub cost more than $10M
- August 31, 2017

There's no disputing the fact that Taylor Swift is officially in comeback mode. The next day, Spotify announced that Swift had broken the record for first day streaming, with almost 8 million plays in its first 24 hours, breaking her buddy Ed Sheeran's " Shape of You " first-day record of 7 million streams. (more...)
The day Britain stood still: Princess Diana's funeral The day Britain stood still: Princess Diana's funeral
- August 31, 2017

People leave tributes outside Kensington Palace on the anniversary of Princess Diana's death. The Duke of Cambridge (left) and Prince Harry look at tributes to Diana , Princess of Wales attached to the Golden Gates of Kensington Palace, London, ahead of the 20th anniversary of their mother's death. (more...)
All of the details of the 2017 Victoria's Secret Show All of the details of the 2017 Victoria's Secret Show
- August 31, 2017

Bella is the younger sister of Gigi Hadid , and the daughter of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" alumna Yolanda Hadid. "I could not wait for another incredible experience!" From left to right, Liu Wen , He Sui, Xi Mengyao and Ju Xiaowen at the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Paris . (more...)
Lorde Perplexes Audience By Doing Everything But Singing At 2017 MTV Awards Lorde Perplexes Audience By Doing Everything But Singing At 2017 MTV Awards
- August 29, 2017

Lorde is nominated for two awards tonight at the MTV Video Music Awards , including Artist of the Year, and she came dressed to win. Her confusing onstage display may have to do with a flu the singer is fighting. Pink on the other hand had everyone in awe as she belted our a stream of her iconic songs. But as lovely as the New Zealand star's looked, it turns out she wasn't feeling almost as well. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Channels Jackie Kennedy in New Photo Shoot with North West Kim Kardashian Channels Jackie Kennedy in New Photo Shoot with North West
- August 29, 2017

Donning a pink wig, pink velvet bikini, and a fur wrap, Kim Kardashian appeared in front of cameras with a look we haven't really seen from her before. In a separate post, she says , "The photo shoot I will cherish forever as such an awesome memory with my daughter". Check out the reactions below and more photos from Kim Kasdashian's Interview magazine photo shoot. (more...)
ACLU challenges Trump's transgender service member ban ACLU challenges Trump's transgender service member ban
- August 29, 2017

The brief includes copies of the President's tweets on the issue, including one on July 26 where he wrote: "Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". (more...)
Fitbit announces Ionic smartwatch and Flyer headphones Fitbit announces Ionic smartwatch and Flyer headphones
- August 29, 2017

Long rumored, we finally have the first Fitbit smartwatch and it's called the Ionic . "The Fitbit app software development kit (SDK) will be open to developers in September 2017", says Fitbit . The Ionic also supports interchangeable bands, with the company offering Sport, Leather, and Classic options. The watch costs $299 and has a roughly four-day battery life , but will face stiff competition from the Apple Watch , which starts at $269, and has the backing of a far larger app ... (more...)
'Hitman's Bodyguard' Repeats at No. 1 With Weak $10 Million 'Hitman's Bodyguard' Repeats at No. 1 With Weak $10 Million
- August 29, 2017

As is sometimes the case in late August, once most of the flashy summer blockbusters have already opened, all of the new releases were lousy. The comedic action thriller, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. This weekend caps off a particularly slow summer box office. This is also a 45 percent drop from the same weekend a year ago that has contributed to a 14 percent overall drop in summer revenue compared to 2016. (more...)
How to watch the 'Game of Thrones' season 7 finale for free How to watch the 'Game of Thrones' season 7 finale for free
- August 28, 2017

The final episode will be aired on Sunday in the United States of America. PREPARING FOR THE SEASON FINALE: To get ready for tonight's episode, you'll want to watch this preview below. Better still, if you're a first-time subscriber then you can even trial the service for free for 14 days. For instance, you can watch NowTV on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Chromecast, Apple TV, Youview, EETV and Samsung Smart TVs. (more...)
Was This The Night King's Plan All Along?
- August 27, 2017

One thing which fans have found particularly weird is the fact that the White Walkers , despite their name, have barely moved an inch for two seasons . Anyway, if the Night King can see into the future, even partially, things are going to get really tricky, really quickly. If there really is more to his power, it would make sense for his power of persuasion to be a form of warging, adding another significant connection between the Night King and the Three-Eyed Rave, a.k.a. (more...)
Watch Katy Perry's New Video For Watch Katy Perry's New Video For "Swish Swish" Featuring Nicki Minaj
- August 26, 2017

Kyle wrote. This is her first album since 2014's 1989. Let's not forget that time she bleached her hair and everyone freaked out because it just did not go with her acoustic guitar playing, horseback riding, rich prep personality at all. (more...)
How Jay Thomas Earned Sitcom Fame By Getting Killed Off On 'Cheers' How Jay Thomas Earned Sitcom Fame By Getting Killed Off On 'Cheers'
- August 25, 2017

Jay with Rhea on Cheers. Thomas played Eddie LeBac, the former-hockey-player husband of barmaid Carla on "Cheers". A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died. Holland's Opus , and was a frequent guest on Late Night with David Letterman . He would likewise retell a similar story every year about a weird experience with The Lone Ranger star Clayton Moore, in which he rose up out of a minor fender bender wearing his Ranger outfit. (more...)
Breaking down the Boston Celtics acquisition of Kyrie Irving
- August 25, 2017

Of course, this is the kind of dream trade that the Suns have been looking to make for the past two years: acquire a young player or first round pick by taking on terrible contracts. "Once you have a player like Irving, who says he doesn't want to play with LeBron James ...says he wants to be the focal point of a team...you got to trade him somewhere, because basketball is a 'chemistry sport, '" he said . (more...)
Louisiana rapper Mystikal surrenders to face rape charge Louisiana rapper Mystikal surrenders to face rape charge
- August 23, 2017

Over the weekend, police in Shreveport, Louisiana issued an arrest warrant for the rapper in connection with an alleged rape in the city on October 2016. Her bond was set at $200,000. In 2004, he received a six-year prison sentence for sexual battery and extortion for attacking his former hairstylist. (more...)
Bill Cosby Hires Michael Jackson's Lawyer for Sex Assault Retrial Bill Cosby Hires Michael Jackson's Lawyer for Sex Assault Retrial
- August 22, 2017

Lawyers from the first trial in June had said they wanted off the case. Mesereau also represented actor Robert Blake , who starred in the television detective show "Baretta", at his preliminary hearing on charges he had murdered his wife. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Episode 6
- August 22, 2017

The next moment when King in the North addresses her as "Dany", our happiness was bound the leaps. When a ragtag band of heroes journeys to the edge of the world in the next episode of Game of Thrones , it's bound to be harrowing. Yes, the flames decreased as the Night King got near. Typically, such a rare weapon would be passed down to the successor of a House, but since Jorah was banished from Bear Island for selling poachers into slavery to get more money, his father refused ... (more...)
Kylie Jenner breaks silence on Tyga split Kylie Jenner breaks silence on Tyga split
- August 21, 2017

There was no insane fight". One producer told her: "It looks like someone is obsessed with you", before Kylie replied: "I hope the person I'm dating's obsessed with me". "I can't just not live my life and hide in the house", Kylie said. "There was absolutely nothing wrong with me and T. We'll always have a bond", she said . (more...)
Mayweather is Risking Life's Work Against McGregor - David Haye Mayweather is Risking Life's Work Against McGregor - David Haye
- August 21, 2017

A cash bar will be available in the Infinity Showroom, which will be the only venue at Pala where the fight may be viewed. "I've got the boxing skills that will hopefully tear him apart". Not many names - other than Paulie Malignaggi - have been mentioned as potential opponents for McGregor in the boxing ring, but he recently admitted that Manny Pacquiao is a name that could interest him down the line. (more...)
Despite delay, AIADMK factions hint at merger Despite delay, AIADMK factions hint at merger
- August 21, 2017

Panneerselvam will also be the AIADMK coordinator while Palaniswami will be the co-coordinator of the ruling party in Tamil Nadu . The announcement of merger was formally announced by both Palaniswami and Panneerselvam on the auspicious occasion of Amavasya, marking a Red-letter day in the AIADMK history. (more...)
British TV Presenter Bruce Forsyth Dies Aged 89 British TV Presenter Bruce Forsyth Dies Aged 89
- August 19, 2017

Liberal Democrats leader and one-off performer on Strictly , Vince Cable, followed in the footsteps of Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as he added: "Sad day with death of Bruce forsyth ". "Thank you for the memories and the lessons, you will always be my inspiration". Sir Bruce Forsyth face-to-face with the bust of himself, which was created by Forsyth's son-in-law Dominic Grant. (more...)

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