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Let's Make A Deal's Monty Hall Dies at 96 Let's Make A Deal's Monty Hall Dies at 96
- October 02, 2017

The game show host began his career in regional television in the 1950s and early in the 60s on several television shows, including "Cowboy Theater", "Fun in the Morning", and " Video Village ", according to the website IMDB. They devised " Let's Make a Deal " in which Hall picked people from the audience to become contestants in sort of a trading game. Hall also produced other game shows, hosted variety shows and appeared as a guest star on television series. (more...)
Jane Fonda: Megyn Kelly's plastic surgery question was 'weird' Jane Fonda: Megyn Kelly's plastic surgery question was 'weird'
- October 01, 2017

I read that you say you're not proud to admit you've had work done-why not?" Kelly did not budge. "Well, one of the things people think when they look at you is how wonderful you look", Kelly responded. Cameraman expletives aside, Kelly did dig some part of her own clumsy grave on this morning's show. "I think Jane didn't want to go there", Redford commented. (more...)
What's New in Next-Gen Amazon Echo and Echo Plus What's New in Next-Gen Amazon Echo and Echo Plus
- October 01, 2017

The new Echo also comes with three different covers: Charcoal Fabric, Heather Gray Fabric, Oak Finish, Sandstone Fabric, Silver Finish, and Walnut Finish. For $80, Amazon says it will throw in an Echo Dot , a puck-sized version of its Echo smart speaker. In terms of design and size, it's identical to an alarm clock. (more...)
Prince Harry's popcorn swiped by tot at #InvictusGames Prince Harry's popcorn swiped by tot at #InvictusGames
- September 30, 2017

Then another one. And another one. The mother sees it, gives a little pause for a second and a weird look and then ignores. Prince Harry was sitting with friends when their young daughter began taking popcorn from him while he wasn't looking. (more...)
Twitter Expands its Character Limit on Tweets to 280 Twitter Expands its Character Limit on Tweets to 280
- September 29, 2017

In a blog post Tuesday, Product Manager Aliza Rosen and Senior Software Engineer Ikuhiro Ihara explained the current limit was especially for people who wrote in English, Spanish, French, or other similar languages. " Twitter plans to increase the limit to #280characters since it's hard for Trump to make a declaration of war with only 140 characters", comedy writer Nick Jack Pappas wrote. (more...)
Rob Kardashian Is Suing Blac Chyna for Assault, Battery & Vandalism Rob Kardashian Is Suing Blac Chyna for Assault, Battery & Vandalism
- September 29, 2017

That isn't the only reason Kylie is backing Rob's suit and suing Chyna for battery, assault, and vandalism, however. A source close to Chyna , however, insisted to People the explosive fight between the model and Kardashian was "not a real thing". (more...)
Almost 6000 People Evacuated due to Volcano on Vanuatu in the Pacific Almost 6000 People Evacuated due to Volcano on Vanuatu in the Pacific
- September 28, 2017

The disaster agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said evacuees have been spread across more than 370 locations on the island and their numbers are continuing to rise. Authorities have mandated the evacuation of everyone living within 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) of the mountain. "It took some people six hours to get to Sanur", she said, of a drive that normally takes about two hours. (more...)
GOP Tax Plan to Allow for Top Individual Rate Above 35% GOP Tax Plan to Allow for Top Individual Rate Above 35%
- September 28, 2017

Trump has said he wanted a 15 percent rate for corporations. The Republican tax plan being released Wednesday will open the door to a top individual tax rate that is higher than the 35% that has been in previous plans, according to two people familiar with the discussions. (more...)
Will & Grace Cast Performs Theme Song (With Lyrics!) on The Tonight Show Will & Grace Cast Performs Theme Song (With Lyrics!) on The Tonight Show
- September 27, 2017

It will return to NBC with fresh episodes Thursday. "Only show on NBC not set in Chicago", Megan sings in one part of the tune, before Sean chimes in with, "just might be the best show in the whole universe, but it's still on NBC so we can't f**king curse". (more...)
Darren Sproles' season over after dual injuries on same play Darren Sproles' season over after dual injuries on same play
- September 26, 2017

Sproles is out for the season. The Cowboys play the Eagles Nov. 19 in Arlington and December 31 in Philadelphia. On a second-and-11 play with just under 14 minutes left to play second quarter, Sproles took a handoff from Carson Wentz and ran left. (more...)
Health care groups oppose GOP bill Health care groups oppose GOP bill
- September 25, 2017

With Senator Rand Paul already a hard no - because the measure doesn't go far enough - all eyes turn to Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Among Republicans, 66 percent favor the GOP plan over Obamacare, while 23 percent said they prefer Obamacare; 31 percent of conservatives prefer Obamacare, the poll showed. (more...)
Spain sending extra police to Catalonia over independence referendum Spain sending extra police to Catalonia over independence referendum
- September 23, 2017

They remain under investigation for disobedience, abuse of power and embezzlement in relation to the planned ballot and must appear before the court each week. Sturgeon's National Party has formerly called for a fresh vote on independence before Britain leaves the European Union (EU). A pro-independence group says that about 2,500 supporters were attending the protest in Hospitalet. (more...)
Is Kylie Jenner Pregnant with Travis Scott's Baby? Is Kylie Jenner Pregnant with Travis Scott's Baby?
- September 23, 2017

BuzzFeed News , citing "a source with knowledge of the situation", also reported that Jenner is pregnant. "Everyone is overjoyed for her". "This is the happiest she's ever been". The only question left to ask is if Jenner will name her daughter with a "K" moniker or if she'll go against the grain like her sisters and come up with something totally unique. (more...)
Kardashian store held up by woman ranting about Cuba Kardashian store held up by woman ranting about Cuba
- September 23, 2017

After brandishing her gun at petrified staff, the woman is then alleged to have ranted about Cuba - where the Kardashians took a family trip past year for their reality series - and knocked merchandise off of the counter. According a Fox News reporter, Medrano continued to ramble about Cuba before leaving the machete at the door of the store. "The Kardashians will be executed if they step on Communist territory!" Thankfully, the woman, identified as Maria Medrano , was eventually ... (more...)
Riverdale's KJ Apa Involved In a Late-Night Car Crash Riverdale's KJ Apa Involved In a Late-Night Car Crash
- September 22, 2017

While WBTV's policy is that actors are responsible for transportation to and from set, especially when shooting outside the USA, a studio source notes that actors are allowed to call a taxi or stay in a nearby hotel on the studio's dime if they feel it is unsafe to drive themselves. (more...)
Kevin Hart's alleged sex tape partner stages press conference Kevin Hart's alleged sex tape partner stages press conference
- September 21, 2017

Hart posted a video on his Instagram a few days ago in which he revealed an alleged extortion attempt against him. When asked if Sabbag knew that Hart was married (to wife Eniko Parrish , who is now 31 weeks pregnant) at the time of their intimate interaction, Bloom responded, "I'm not going to answer that question". (more...)
'Mother!' has had the most divided reaction of any film this year 'Mother!' has had the most divided reaction of any film this year
- September 20, 2017

Remember, Darren Aronofsky , is the one who wrote and directed the 2014 film Noah which made an open mockery of the Bible story. However, in the actual film, that score is absent , and the tension in the first third of the movie is relatively low. (more...)
Longhorns fall short in double overtime thriller Longhorns fall short in double overtime thriller
- September 19, 2017

But USC immediately answered, driving deep into Texas territory. On Saturday night, Texas and USC had their highly anticipated meeting, with the last one taking place at the 2006 National Championship Game. The game was scoreless until 2:40 before halftime, when Burnett made a diving TD catch. He completed a 17-yard pass to Lil'Jordan Humphrey. Senior Tristan Nickelson , who started the Longhorns' first two games at right tackle this season, filled in for Williams on Saturday ... (more...)
'Veep' Sees Third Comedy Series Emmy Win in Penultimate Season 'Veep' Sees Third Comedy Series Emmy Win in Penultimate Season
- September 19, 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys. Prior to that win, the actress had maintained a three-way tie with Candice Bergen and Mary Tyler Moore for most lead actress wins. Of the six women who won the female acting categories this year, four of them were 50 and up. Kidman said the production highlighted the "complicated, insidious disease" of domestic abuse. (more...)
Braless Blac Chyna suffers embarrassing wardrobe malfunction in sheer jumpsuit Braless Blac Chyna suffers embarrassing wardrobe malfunction in sheer jumpsuit
- September 19, 2017

As for the child support, TMZ says it will go toward nannies, because Rob is concerned about Chyna's parenting. Then, there was some intense bargaining and Rob agreed to double his offer and pay Chyna $20k a month, and she agreed to drop her domestic violence allegations in return. (more...)