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Real estate agent captured wrestling shark out of swimming pool Real estate agent captured wrestling shark out of swimming pool
- October 13, 2017

She amazed onlookers by swimming alongside it before calmly lifting it out the pool, over and wall and dropping it into the sea. The incident was filmed by one of Hatheier's daughters and uploaded to the Facebook page of the real estate company where she works. (more...)
Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations
- October 13, 2017

London's Metropolitan police force said it had received an allegation of sexual assault from the Merseyside force in northwest England. The New York Times earlier reported that McGowan was among the numerous women sexually harassed by Weinstein, who paid McGowan a financial settlement in 1997. (more...)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi IMAX Exclusives Revealed Star Wars: The Last Jedi IMAX Exclusives Revealed
- October 11, 2017

Fans also said they're planning to bring tissues for the tears they'll weep during the film. Tonally, the film appears to be the darkest yet in the saga with all sorts of destruction and potentially game-changing moments. Meanwhile, it gave some hope to others, who have been dreaming that Kylo Ren and Rey will start a romance - there is even a word for this union, "Reylo", comprised of the two characters' names merged in one. (more...)
Angelina used as 'honey trap' for Kony Angelina used as 'honey trap' for Kony
- October 10, 2017

Jolie was in correspondence with the ICC chief prosecutor at the time , Luis Moreno Ocampo , who reportedly developed a fascination with the actress over a period of time from 2003 and 2012. The Hollywood superstar's call for Kony's capture came around the same time that Moreno-Ocampo was attempting to arrange her participation in the plot. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter booked Chicago hotel during Lollapalooza Las Vegas shooter booked Chicago hotel during Lollapalooza
- October 09, 2017

TMZ is reporting that Paddock booked two hotel rooms at the Blackstone Hotel across the street and specifically requested that the rooms face the park. Paddock sent Danley on a trip to her native Philippines before the attack, and she was unaware of his plans and devastated when she learned of the carnage while overseas, she said in a statement. (more...)
With Christian Pulisic Driving, United States Steers Closer to World Cup
- October 08, 2017

The goal sent Panama home and Mexico into the fourth place playoff. In their last two matches, they have scored three times in the first half an hour of the game. He was then replaced by the ever-ageless DaMarcus Beasley for the Honduras match. Moving up the field, there is a deep generation gap that is still transitioning. (more...)
Tropical depression track shifts west toward south Louisiana; landfalling hurricane possible Tropical depression track shifts west toward south Louisiana; landfalling hurricane possible
- October 06, 2017

The forecast from the National Hurricane Center brings Nate near the Yucatan Peninsula on Friday , and then into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico this weekend. Our hurricane season typically ends by mid-October as the strong upper level winds that push down cold fronts also shove storms away from Texas. Whatever this system becomes will make landfall Sunday or Monday . (more...)
'Hell In A Cell 2017' Kickoff Show Match Announced 'Hell In A Cell 2017' Kickoff Show Match Announced
- October 05, 2017

Kevin Owens then made his way into the arena through the crowd, and he teased that he would be getting into the ring with Shane, but then he walked away. The New Day vs. While Tuesday night was not the most exciting episode of SmackDown Live. Nakamura quickly got the upper hand on Mahal, but the Singhs jumped on him and allowed Mahal the opportunity to hit The Khallas. (more...)
Saturday Night Live Returns Returns With Takedown of Trump's Puerto Rico Response Saturday Night Live Returns Returns With Takedown of Trump's Puerto Rico Response
- October 02, 2017

He's going after what he calls "politically motivated ingrates" and says "people are now starting to recognize the fantastic work" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the military. Trump's comments were not received well by the American composer, lyricist, playwright and actor, who has been active in his efforts to try to help the hurricane-ravaged island, CNN reported. (more...)
Michelle Williams in negotiations to join Venom Michelle Williams in negotiations to join Venom
- September 29, 2017

After toying with the idea of kicking off a cinematic universe with The Sinister Six , Sony turned to Venom instead and booked genre stalwart Tom Hardy in the lead role. Set to be directed by Ruben Fleischer ( Zombieland , Gangster Squad ), the Venom movie has Pain & Gain and Jumanji writer Scott Rosenberg and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 writer Jeff Pinkner now working on a script, with Hardy serving as both star and producer of the film. (more...)
Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan as Haris Sohail debuts Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan as Haris Sohail debuts
- September 29, 2017

Captain of Pakistan , Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates with his teammates. Yasir then dominated in the first session with successive wickets of Kusal Mendis and Thirimanne. But with a seventh Test century seeming inevitable, Karunaratne set off for a single when on 93 only for Chandimal to stay in his crease. Though assured of a good display by the team, the head coach said that it will not be easy tackling Sri Lanka and we are not treating them lightly. (more...)
Trump plans to slash U.S. refugee admissions Trump plans to slash U.S. refugee admissions
- September 29, 2017

Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, set the cap on refugee resettlement at 110,000 in his a year ago, more than double what Trump is proposing. The State Department did not notify resettlement groups of the planned 45,000 number, a government official confirmed on Wednesday, saying that "they're well aware of the executive order's number of 50,000 and that I think this is probably in the range that they expected". (more...)
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Prepping For An Engagement Announcement? Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Prepping For An Engagement Announcement?
- September 28, 2017

The 36-year-old star was seen sitting alongside her friend Markus Anderson , who introduced her to the prince in the audience area at the opening ceremony. The pair didn't speak to press during their public appearance, but their adorable sideline moments spoke volumes. Markle, a Toronto-based actor, appeared at the games' opening ceremony this weekend, cheering from the stands while Harry sat four rows and a section away beside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US first lady Melania Trump. (more...)
Woman Arrested in 27-Year-Old Florida Killer Clown Cold Case Woman Arrested in 27-Year-Old Florida Killer Clown Cold Case
- September 28, 2017

It is believed the couple got married in Las Vegas in 2002 and began running a restaurant in Tennessee. Detectives haven't said whether Michael Warren was involved in his former wife's death. The getaway vehicle, a white Chrysler LeBaron convertible, was also a key part of the initial investigation. Marlene suffered a gunshot wound to the face and was taken to Palm West Hospital where she died two days later. (more...)
Tennessee senators back Graham-Cassidy bill Tennessee senators back Graham-Cassidy bill
- September 25, 2017

They also say the cuts to Medicaid would cause millions of Americans to lose their coverage - and the changes would weaken individual insurance markets, making coverage more costly. Bill Cassidy . The senator appeared on Kimmel's show last May and promised to oppose any bill that fails to protect those with preexisting conditions, who are now protected from being denied coverage or charged more under Obamacare. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Is Reportedly Pregnant Kylie Jenner Is Reportedly Pregnant
- September 23, 2017

The pair have been dating since April, shortly after she broke things off with longtime boyfriend Tyga . "The family has known for quite some time". Kylie Jenner is pregnant, multiple sources confirm to PEOPLE . A story originally published in August in Life and Style speculated that Kylie may have been hiding a baby bump at her birthday celebration last month because she was wearing an oversized shirt. (more...)
'Get out!' Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins record 6th consecutive Emmy for 'Veep' 'Get out!' Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins record 6th consecutive Emmy for 'Veep'
- September 22, 2017

Another big victor for the evening was the HBO comedy Veep . Louis-Dreyfus submitted the season six finale, " Groundbreaking ", for Emmy consideration this year. 'We did have a whole storyline about impeachment but we abandoned that because we were anxious that someone else might get to it first, ' said Louis-Dreyfus, accepting her trophy. (more...)
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 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...)