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Nancy O'Dell: Even the locker room no excuse for Trump
- October 13, 2016

Responding to his remarks, O'Dell said she has been a journalist for 26 years and that it is her job "to bring you news about others" rather than turning the focus on herself. Billy Bush , O'Dell's former colleague who was also caught on tape with Trump, has been suspended from the Today show pending an investigation into his remarks, USA Today reports. (more...)
Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach Despite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approach
- October 12, 2016

Holt asked each candidate for an opening statement on what they would do to improve the job situation in the nation. Clinton was polished, prepared and proud of it -a Hermione Granger at a podium. The Democratic nominee and her Republican rival, Donald Trump, took to the stage in NY on Monday night to offer the nation a taste of who they are and what kind of a president each would make. (more...)
Ryan Lochte engaged to former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid Ryan Lochte engaged to former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid
- October 12, 2016

What do you think of Kayla Rae Reid's engagement ring? "I'm just happy everything worked out". "I practiced it so many times in my bathroom". In the wake of Lochte's Rio controversy, Reid , who served as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in July 2015, said that she " will always support him no matter what ". (more...)
Issa Rae's Social Do's for the Awkward and 'Insecure' Issa Rae's Social Do's for the Awkward and 'Insecure'
- October 10, 2016

She also went on to praise Issa Rae's new HBO show, Insecure , for representing the Black female community, saying, "It doesn't need to be my voice telling the story of a Black woman's NY experience". Ahead of Insecure's Sunday-night premiere, we caught up with Rae ( who plays Issa Dee), Orji and Jay Ellis (Lawrence) to discuss Insecure and the blackest thing they'll do in the series . (more...)
#SuperheroesForJacob: Community Mourns SC Boy Killed School Shooting
- October 10, 2016

That student and the teacher were treated and released from a hospital later that day. Blizzard also referred to the nine people killed past year inside the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, North Carolina. That's where the dressed-up mourners paid their respects to Jacob, who died after being shot last week at school. Jacob Hall's family has encouraged people to dress as superheroes to celebrate his life, and many people obliged at his visitation Tuesday. (more...)
Brandon Marshall Speaks About Odell Beckham Jr
- October 09, 2016

In case you haven't been following what's become an unnecessary soap opera, some high-profiled Giants, including head coach Ben McAdoo , expressed concern for their dynamic playmaker's struggle to channel his off-the-charts level of emotion into something productive. (more...)
'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' production 'on hold' following Kim Kardashian robbery! 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' production 'on hold' following Kim Kardashian robbery!
- October 08, 2016

Kardashian West was tied up and locked in the bathroom last Sunday in the luxury apartment she was staying during Paris Fashion Week. The 35-year-old was robbed at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room, after a group of armed men gained entry. (more...)
Bruno Mars releases single after four years Bruno Mars releases single after four years
- October 08, 2016

That too, is also inevitable. Called " 24K Magic ", the song pushes Mars in a heavier, more propellant direction than his earlier chart busters. "Magic" will also be the title of a new album by Mars that will be released this November. (more...)
Kardashian Family Goes Quiet on Social Media Following Kim Kardashian's Robbery Kardashian Family Goes Quiet on Social Media Following Kim Kardashian's Robbery
- October 08, 2016

Along with the jewelry, one of her phones was stolen, too. Kardashian reportedly left Paris in a private jet immediately after the robbery , and her husband Kanye West cut short a New York City concert in order to be at her side. Investigators said that Kardashian and her stylist Simone Harouche , who was also in the flat at the time, had provided brief statements before returning to the United States within hours of the robbery. (more...)
LAPD releases video showing suspect with gun before shooting
- October 07, 2016

In the footage, a man wearing a purple hoodie and light-colored sweat trousers is seen running through a parking lot toward the front of a strip mall. mayor Eric Garcetti's house. The video was made public just as Black Lives Matter organisers gathered to protest over Mr Snell's killing at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission. (more...)
William and Kate have 'date night' in Canada without George and Charlotte
- October 07, 2016

I've never seen it before". Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate dusted off an old telegraph at a Yukon museum to send the first royal Twitter message in Morse code yesterday. Kate wrapped up in a thick Hobbs trench coat , to match her ensemble, as she stepped off the plane with husband William . George and Charlotte were seen when the family landed in Victoria on Saturday. (more...)
Woman testifies in rape lawsuit against Derrick Rose
- October 07, 2016

Rose - who entered the courtroom almost two hours late, while the woman was already testifying - looked up from the defense table as she began crying when asked about getting into a cab with a female friend outside his Beverly Hills home. The woman filed a $21.5 million civil lawsuit against Rose stemming from an incident in August 2013. She only had vague recollections of what happened afterward. (more...)
Lady Gaga premieres new songs at Nashville club Lady Gaga premieres new songs at Nashville club
- October 06, 2016

The song offers a different side of Gaga than fans usually see - it's stripped-down, acoustic, Christian rock-inspired, less Madonna and a lot more Johnny Cash. Gaga confirmed on social media that she'd be heading to Nashville for the gig, and soon East Nashville residents noticed that the street in front of The 5 Spot had been closed off and legions of trailers and satellite trucks had set up camp around the venue. (more...)
Jo Johnson says he 'doesn't envisage' cap on foreign student numbers Jo Johnson says he 'doesn't envisage' cap on foreign student numbers
- October 06, 2016

In a move that will make hiring of professionals from countries like India hard for British firms, the United Kingdom on Tuesday unveiled plans to further its crackdown on immigration through "work and study routes" from non-EU nations. He added: 'Now is not the time to tell businesses they have to jump through hoops to get the talent they need from around the world'. She added: "If you want to talk about immigration do not call me a racist". (more...)
Kim Kardashian goes quiet on social media while thieves still at large
- October 06, 2016

NY rapper Azealia Banks went to social media Monday (October 3) and ripped Kim's security. Rumors are swirling Kim Kardashian's robbery was an inside job (Photo: KCS Presse / Splash News). Whether this is true or not, we'll never know, but according to reports , Kim is blaming herself for the robbery and doesn't want husband Kanye West replacing her $4 million engagement ring. (more...)
Dolly Parton to receive lifetime achievement award at the CMAs Dolly Parton to receive lifetime achievement award at the CMAs
- October 06, 2016

She is a Kennedy Center honoree and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Since then, Kenny Rogers has been honoured in 2013, and in 2015 the accolade went to Johnny Cash. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads, and compilation usage during her illustrious career have topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. (more...)
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- October 04, 2016

The series is available on Netflix Canada. As we recently noted in our editorial on the Marvel Movie villain problem, Marvel TV has been smart about keeping villains alive and well for future development - and Diamondback is no different. (more...)
Kardashian robbery terror: Trolls suggest crime was faked
- October 04, 2016

West was in the middle of his set and perfoming his 808s & Heartbreak hit " Heartless " when he abruptly shut it down and ran off stage, saying he had to leave due to a family emergency. Kim's bodyguard, Pascal, was with reportedly with Kourtney Kardashian on the night of the burglary and was not present at the time of the robbery. After a terrifying ordeal in which she was robbed and held at gunpoint in Paris on Sunday night, Kim Kardashian is now back in the US and armed with an ... (more...)
Margot Robbie plays Ivanka Trump on 'Saturday Night Live' 'Family Feud' Margot Robbie plays Ivanka Trump on 'Saturday Night Live' 'Family Feud'
- October 04, 2016

In the first live sketch, Robbie played a very attractive woman married to a Croc-wearing, unassertive man, and no one can understand why she's with him. The actress joins a host of other celebrities in supporting marriage equality in Australia. "Saturday Night Live" airs Saturdays at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT on Global, and you can also watch full episodes and individual sketches online . (more...)
X Factor 2016: Simon Cowell's sex BAN for Ryan Lawrie & Emily Middlemas! X Factor 2016: Simon Cowell's sex BAN for Ryan Lawrie & Emily Middlemas!
- October 04, 2016

The X Factor live shows begin on October 8 at 8pm. "It was nice to meet them, they are normal people that have worked to get where they are today". And it wasn't just Simon who Sam had to impress. Last night we watched as Ryan Lawrie won himself a place in the live rounds, despite having been eliminated during the bootcamp stage. But in a surprise twist he opted to send through 17-year-old Samantha Lavery for the live finals despite initially stopping her performance because he said ... (more...)
Canada finance minister to make announcement on Monday: office Canada finance minister to make announcement on Monday: office
- October 04, 2016

His office has scheduled a news conference this morning in Toronto but hasn't released details. "But it does have a role in ensuring that housing markets are stable and functioning efficiently". "Vancouver's recent home price increases are not sustainable, they put our economy at risk, and shut many local residents out of home ownership", Robertson said. (more...)
B.C. has headstart on Trudeau's carbon price
- October 04, 2016

Trudeau said Canadian provinces can charge more than the federal "floor price" if they want, but would not tolerate provinces that didn't tax CO2. It came as provincial environment ministers were meeting in Montreal with federal counterpart Catherine McKenna to hash out an agreement over carbon pricing. (more...)
Why Kit Harrington's Emmys loss isn't a big deal
- October 03, 2016

That makes it the most Emmy-winning comedy or drama series to date, beating out Frasier , which earned 37 Emmys during its 11-year run on NBC. Check out some more of the nights winners in the list bellow. Tom Hiddleston left without an award after being nominated for his role in The Night Manager, the thriller based on the John le Carre novel. Downton Abbey actress Dame Maggie stayed away from the Los Angeles ceremony but won a best supporting actress gong for her role as Violet ... (more...)
Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres
- October 03, 2016

Peres died early Wednesday of complications following a stroke. "He contributed to Israel's security and deterrence; he fought resolutely against terrorism; and he relentlessly pursued peace", Herzog added. He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize with Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for negotiating the short lived Oslo Accords peace deal. (more...)
New Orleans Saints vs. San Diego Chargers: Prediction, preview, pick to win
- October 03, 2016

Kuhn scored for the second time when he leaped over from 1 yard as Brees faked a pitch to the outside. Defensively, they fell apart as they had no answer to the running back duo of Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Now, we've come to the part of the season where certain players miss practices and games for extended periods without being put on Injured Reserve. (more...)
Super Bowl halftime show: Lady Gaga confirms headlining performance
- October 02, 2016

Super Bowl LI marks Pepsi's fifth year as title sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show and 15th year as an National Football League partner. We can't even begin to imagine what she'll wear on stage for the Super Bowl or what sort of insane antics she'll include in her show . (more...)
Empire Conjures Up Two Doctor Strange Covers! Empire Conjures Up Two Doctor Strange Covers!
- October 02, 2016

While chatting with Empire (via Express ) during a Doctor Strange set visit, Benedict Cumberbatch brought up the difficulty of "aligning his schedule with those of Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany ". (more...)
Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass
- October 02, 2016

Relations between Catholics and Orthodox are cool: It is no coincidence that there will be no common prayer celebrated by Pope Francis and Patriarch Ilia II, though it is a sign of goodwill that the patriarch was present at the Pope's arrival at Tbilisi airport on Friday. (more...)
Pence to meet with Walker in Wisconsin for debate prep
- October 02, 2016

Barnett has frequently served as a practice debate opponent in past campaigns. The dust-up in the 1984 vice presidential debate between Republican George H.W. " Tim Kaine has been a mayor", Kamarck said. Both Clinton and Trump are among the most well-known presidential nominees in history. Turns out voters won't have to wait much longer to tune in. (more...)
'Bridget Jones's Baby' review: Renee Zellweger brings back beloved character in
- October 01, 2016

The couple got secretly married in August 2013, just two months after the US Supreme Court passed the Marriage Equality Act. Bridget also holds a steamy night with billionaire Jack Quant, played by newcomer Patrick Dempsey, whom she meets at a music festival. (more...)
Trump campaign: Hillary Clinton's health 'absolutely' an issue Trump campaign: Hillary Clinton's health 'absolutely' an issue
- September 30, 2016

But Trump's supporters in Congress, many of whom only slowly came around to supporting him, cautioned against those personal attacks Thursday. And it strikes back at something Trump claimed of Clinton. ". And candidly, I don't remember a time in my life when my parents and my family weren't being attacked, and so it just sort of seems to be in that tradition, unfortunately". (more...)
Americans say 2016 election has brought out worst in people Americans say 2016 election has brought out worst in people
- September 30, 2016

More people think Clinton has the right kind of personality and temperament to be a great president, while the nominee of the Republican has the advantage when people support the candidate who they think could bring "real change" in the United States. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' wins leading 12 Emmys
- September 29, 2016

Fan favorite "Game of Thrones", went into Sunday's show with a leading 23 nominations and won a total of 12 Emmys, including for best drama series, directing and writing. The People vs O.J. Simpson cast got in on the Trump action as well, with Sterling K. Brown saying during his speech, "I was talking to Melania Trump asking her what should I say?" "If your show doesn't have a dragon or a White Bronco in it, go home now". (more...)
Dame Maggie Smith replies to Jimmy Kimmel's diss at Emmy Awards
- September 29, 2016

The often outspoken Transparent creator Jill Soloway accepted her second consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, and took the opportunity to speak her mind on various issues plaguing America today. The loss "makes a lot of sense", Damon said. "I was going to stare at the back of her head and experience happiness in a form that I hadn't felt". The HBO series was nominated for 23 Emmy Awards . (more...)
Trump's Iraq 'Lie' Literally Hinges On The Phrase 'I Guess So' Trump's Iraq 'Lie' Literally Hinges On The Phrase 'I Guess So'
- September 29, 2016

What took longer for me was coming to grips with the reasons why advocating for the war had been totally wrong. "If somebody-and I'll ask the press-if somebody would call up Sean Hannity , this was before the war started, he and I used to have arguments about the war". (more...)
Stop-and-Frisk Works, But Only If It's the Legal Version
- September 29, 2016

The NBC anchor (and by extension Clinton) was correct that a single district-court judge declared the particular use of stop-and-frisk in NY unconstitutional - but he didn't make it clear that stop-and-frisk has generally been upheld if conducted in a nondiscriminatory manner, most famously by Earl Warren's Supreme Court in the 1968 case of Terry v. (more...)
Karnataka govt defers decision on release of Cauvery water until tomorrow Karnataka govt defers decision on release of Cauvery water until tomorrow
- September 29, 2016

While Siddaramaiah will be present during the meeting , ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will not. "We have no intention to disobey the Supreme Court order", Siddaramaiah said, pointing out that the assembly had clearly mandated that the water was required for drinking objective. (more...)
I reversed birther stance 'to get on with' campaign
- September 28, 2016

According to Arpaio, Obama's long-form birth certificate is "a forged document". "Well, I just wanted to get on with, you know, we want to get on with the campaign", he said in an interview with Toledo ABC affiliate WSYX . "We're not insane. We were there". We were there! We all saw you do it! "Here's the deal. You don't get to flog this issue for five years and then act like you're correcting everybody else", Colbert said. (more...)
John McDonnell vows 'no more Philip Greens' under Labour clampdown John McDonnell vows 'no more Philip Greens' under Labour clampdown
- September 27, 2016

She said: "We all know how irresponsible it would be to ignore the problem of climate change, and allow it to get worse, and leave our children and grandchildren to worry about the consequences". Speaking to Sky News's Sunrise, Mr McDonnell said: "We are setting up a national investment bank". GMB has campaigned for years for a genuine living wage of £10 an hour; an amount that people can actually afford to live and not merely survive. (more...)
Reunited at last: Elderly couple who broke hearts moved to same home Reunited at last: Elderly couple who broke hearts moved to same home
- September 27, 2016

But on Saturday, she sounded far more cheerful when she wrote on her Facebook page: "Wolfram has finally been moved to the same facility as Anita at the residence at Morgan Heights". The photographer - who was none other than their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik - called it "the saddest photo" she'd even taken. In a post that has been shared almost 11,000 times, she wrote: "This is the saddest photo I have ever taken". (more...)

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