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Watch the 2017 Emmys Red Carpet Live Stream Watch the 2017 Emmys Red Carpet Live Stream
- September 18, 2017

The Emmy Awards are back for 2017, and there's a variety of ways to watch. Who will win an Emmy this year? Twin Peaks has suffered the same situation and it will only be eligible for the 2018 awards. Donald Glover's Atlanta has entered in the list with its first season. CBS All Access subscribers looking to watch the Emmys online can do so via their computers or mobile devices or via Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire and Roku among many other devices. (more...)
Acting Legend Harry Dean Stanton Dead At 91 Acting Legend Harry Dean Stanton Dead At 91
- September 17, 2017

But he didn't play a leading man until he was 54, when he was cast by Wim Wenders in 1984's critically acclaimed Paris, Texas . In career spanning 60 years, Stanton did not often take the lead, but had a way of stamping his presence on a movie, through a quirky look or line of dialogue that became associated with the film. (more...)
Counterterror probe in Paris attempted attack Counterterror probe in Paris attempted attack
- September 16, 2017

The unidentified man is said to have rushed at a patrol of soldiers wearing combat uniforms and brandishing assault rifles. In Paris , a knife-wielding man attacked police while shouting "Allah Akbar", while in Burgundy a hammer-wielding man attacked two women in a park while shouting ISIS slogans. (more...)
World XI bowl in decider; Hasan Ali returns for Pakistan World XI bowl in decider; Hasan Ali returns for Pakistan
- September 16, 2017

Faf du Plessis-led World XI will look for a repeat performance and seal the series when they play Pakistan in the final T20 match at Gaddafi stadium . Hopefully, Pakistan will play Test cricket at home again. "It's not every day you get an opportunity to play in something that is much more than just about yourself and your own team or your own country", du Plessis said. (more...)
Edie Windsor On Marriage (Audio) Edie Windsor On Marriage (Audio)
- September 15, 2017

Windsor filed the lawsuit after the death of her first wife, Thea Spyer , saying its definition of marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman prevented her from getting a marital deduction on Spyer's estate, leaving her with a hefty tax bill. (more...)
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo expecting second child Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo expecting second child
- September 15, 2017

United States rocker and The Voice coach Levine , who married the South African-Namibian model in 2014, has yet to comment on the news. Almost a year after welcoming daughter Dusty Rose, parents Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo are readying for a new addition to their family. (more...)
Paris for 2024, Los Angeles for 2028 Paris for 2024, Los Angeles for 2028
- September 14, 2017

It'll be third time hosting the games for both parties. The evaluation commission signed off on those Monday, saying that although details need to be finalized, it is confident LA can host in 2028. Paris will site events across iconic venues, and will build an Olympic Village along the Seine River at Saint-Denis. Following an attack in Munich in 1972 in which a Palestinian terrorist group killed 11 Israeli team members and Montreal going deeply into debt to host in 1976, no other cities bid ... (more...)
Patty Jenkins Officially on Board to Direct 'Wonder Woman' Sequel Patty Jenkins Officially on Board to Direct 'Wonder Woman' Sequel
- September 14, 2017

Just as Wonder Woman broke barriers for superhero movies, Jenkins' deal breaks a glass ceiling for women directors. While director Jenkins was excited about " Wonder Woman " from the beginning, she was initially somewhat less enthused with the studio's choice of star. (more...)
Apple unveils new Apple TV with HDR and 4K support Apple unveils new Apple TV with HDR and 4K support
- September 13, 2017

Apple will start taking orders September 15 and have the device available on September 22. According to a Tweet by Steven Troughton-Smith, an app developer who dove deep into the codebase of Apple's iOS 11, there will be a minimum requirement for 4K on the Apple TV . (more...)
Cory Booker Co-Sponsoring Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-All' Healthcare Bill Cory Booker Co-Sponsoring Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-All' Healthcare Bill
- September 13, 2017

Sanders, who ran his own presidential primary campaign in 2016, also promised health care reform. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY, are also supporting the bill, according to news reports. (more...)
Kentucky sending hurricane-relief workers South Kentucky sending hurricane-relief workers South
- September 11, 2017

Members of the state's Army National Guard deployed to Florida earlier this week to provide emergency response support for people expected to be impacted by Hurricane Irma which has already caused catastrophic damage in the Caribbean. (more...)
Irma Knocks Out Power to More Than 1.6 Million Customers in Florida Irma Knocks Out Power to More Than 1.6 Million Customers in Florida
- September 11, 2017

FPL said it had shut down one of Turkey Point's two nuclear reactors. FPL, the biggest power company in Florida, said on its website that more than 1,306,000 customers were without power. Repairing equipment and reconnecting lines can be done more quickly than rebuilding the electric grid, which FPL warned on Friday could be the case in the tri-county region. (more...)
Rush Limbaugh forced to flee Rush Limbaugh forced to flee "liberal hoax" Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

After CNN's Brian Stelter shared the news on Friday, noting that Mark Steyn was filling in for Limbaugh, Today meteorologist retorted, "Wait". Controversy swirled around Limbaugh throughout the week after the 66-year-old said that while he's "not a meteorologist", and nothing he says "should be considered to be a forecast or a prediction", he believes that hurricanes are often hyped to help increase ratings on the media side while driving sales for retailers who offer storm supplies. (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' loses writer/director Trevorrow over movie vision 'Star Wars: Episode IX' loses writer/director Trevorrow over movie vision
- September 07, 2017

Mangold's film gave two terrifically iconic characters proper sendoffs with their best movie to date; we'd love if that ends up happening with Luke Skywalker , too. Trevorrow was introduced as the director of the ninth film in the main Star Wars franchise in August, 2015. "The fact that both of them at some point said, 'O.K., even if this isn't what I was expecting, I'm going to trust you, ' - that was really touching". (more...)
5.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea 5.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea
- September 03, 2017

Under its leader Kim Jong Un, North Korea has pursued work on building nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles that can deliver them at an unprecedented pace, defying UN sanctions and worldwide pressure. According to North Korea's official news agency KCNA , the nation "recently succeeded" in developing a more advanced hydrogen bomb. There are concerns North Korea has conducted yet another nuclear test, despite repeated global warnings not to, after a magnitude 6.3 explosion was ... (more...)
Toledo Public Schools students, others, raise money for Houston school district Toledo Public Schools students, others, raise money for Houston school district
- September 03, 2017

Perrysburg schools and Penta Career Center are joining in the effort, called "Hugs for Houston ". He says that prepared the district to always have a system in place to receive others in need. To help families, the HISD also announced it will be relaxing its uniform policy until January, a nod to those that lost homes because of flooding. Others said some teachers quit before the school year ended, struggled throughout the year or were unable to pass tests needed for certification. (more...)
The Rock, Kim Kardashian, other stars pledging money to Hurricane Harvey relief The Rock, Kim Kardashian, other stars pledging money to Hurricane Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

On Tuesday night, Sandra Bullock donated a whopping $1million (£774k) to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund . Houston we are praying for you! These kinds of stories warm our hearts! "But we know thousands of people have lost everything and now face the daunting challenge of putting their lives and communities back together, and we're using our unique resources and reach to help those in need". (more...)
Taylor Swift's diamond bath was apparently worth over £7 million Taylor Swift's diamond bath was apparently worth over £7 million
- August 31, 2017

Taylor Swift has a new image, and wants everyone to know about it. The 27-year-old is then seen dressed as a biker, a celebrity crashing their sports vehicle, a bank robber wearing a kitty mask and a dominatrix. Swift has mockingly acknowledged this criticism in " Look What You Made Me Do ", when one of her personified images says of herself, "there she goes, playing the victim again". (more...)
Swifties Suspect the REAL Taylor Swift is Hidden in Swifties Suspect the REAL Taylor Swift is Hidden in "LWYMMD" Music Video
- August 30, 2017

And as far as Kim is concerned, "the whole feud ended over a year ago". When the song was released, fans were already making connections between the lyrics and Taylor Swift's public life. 'I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative, ' she said clutching her Moon Man trophy. In the clip, which premiered at the 2017 VMAs , several versions of Swift from over the years appeared together, each one calling another out for some supposed offense: acting too fake, or being a ... (more...)
Video Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville Rally Video Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville Rally
- August 29, 2017

A man who is suspected of firing a gun at counter-protesters during the " Unite the Right " rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, earlier this month has been arrested, police said Saturday. Officials have insisted that no "stand down" order was issued, and a state police spokeswoman said troopers did not hear the shot. "Had any one of our troopers witnessed that incident, they would have immediately acted, just as they did for the other four arrests made during the weekend". (more...)