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Mixing Kafka with Jane Austen: Ishiguro wins literature Nobel Mixing Kafka with Jane Austen: Ishiguro wins literature Nobel
- October 06, 2017

We're very happy", a spokeswoman for Ishiguro's Japanese publishers Hayakawa told AFP. Minutes after Japanese-born Briton Kazuo Ishiguro was announced as the victor of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature , Japanese took to Twitter to ask: "Who (the heck) is Kazuo Ishiguro? ". (more...)
Vegas Shooter Reportedly Targeted Lollapalooza Prior To Attacking Another Festival Vegas Shooter Reportedly Targeted Lollapalooza Prior To Attacking Another Festival
- October 06, 2017

TMZ reported that Paddock had never booked a hotel room and didn't show up for his reservations. The Chicago Police Department said in a statement posted on Twitter it was aware of the TMZ reports. Paddock fired hundreds of rounds from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Resort Hotel and Casino into an open-air country music festival below, killing 58 and injuring more than 500. (more...)
'Fast & Furious' Spin-Off With Dwayne Johnson Set for 2019 Release 'Fast & Furious' Spin-Off With Dwayne Johnson Set for 2019 Release
- October 06, 2017

The starring vehicle for Johnson and Statham will have a script penned by Chris Morgan , who has written almost every Fast and Furious script since Tokyo Drift , and a scheduled release date of July 26, 2019 , according to The Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
Gore Verbinski in Talks to Direct Gambit Gore Verbinski in Talks to Direct Gambit
- October 06, 2017

Gore Verbinski is in talks to direct Channing Tatum's 'Gambit , ' reports The Hollywood Reporter. We'll keep everyone updated as soon as we get word. As for Gambit , the character was previously seen on-screen briefly in the much-maligned X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009. Simon Kinberg and Reid Carolin will produce along with the " Magic Mike " actor. (more...)
NRA, Congress And White House Gang Up On Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

While many people may not have known what a bump stock was before Sunday, the device used by a gunman in Las Vegas has gained national attention. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) points to a photograph of a rifle with a "bump stock" during a news conference to announce proposed gun control legislation at the U.S. (more...)
NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
- October 06, 2017

Normally it can take the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives five to six days to trace a gun used in a crime back to the original buyer, a Justice Department official said. They shouldn't be manufactured. Google's shopping platform, however, will not allow searches for "bump stock" to yield results, similar to how it will not allow search results to populate for "gun" or other banned words. (more...)
Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu to get married Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu to get married
- October 06, 2017

The much-awaited wedding of the year is all set to unfold today. We will update Naga Chaitanya Samatha Wedding latest updates here. This beach side wedding has already grabbed everyone's attention. Tomorrow, the couple will have a Christian ceremony too, keeping in mind the couple's faiths. The wedding festivities will start with a Mehndi function at 3 pm eventually the stars will have their Dinner at 8:30 pm and as per the Hindu style, the couple will be tie-knot at 11:52 pm. (more...)
Domestic violence victims honored, remembered Domestic violence victims honored, remembered
- October 06, 2017

The fact is that there are several organizations that can help with these types of cases such as Casa de Misericordia, the Children's Advocacy Center and the Webb County Domestic Violence Coalition. Every year, the Navy and its Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) remind service members, employees and dependents that domestic violence is a community health issue that needs to be addressed. (more...)
That Scandal Premiere [Spoiler] Doesn't Mean Olivia Will End Up With Fitz That Scandal Premiere [Spoiler] Doesn't Mean Olivia Will End Up With Fitz
- October 06, 2017

Yes, even more powerful than the first female POTUS Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young). "You think that everything you've done is for all the right reasons and he's gone through that". The fate of Olivia Pope and her morality is the through line of the final season. "To be part of OPA and be able to manipulate the press is one thing", says Morton. (more...)
USMNT bring Bob Bradley to camp ahead of crunch World Cup qualifier
- October 06, 2017

While sitting in fourth place in the group, Team USA still holds all the cards in determining its destiny for World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation. "Obviously you get to the end and our margin for error is virtually gone". Time for a revival is running out. The U.S. controls its own destiny in its final two games in the Hex, achieving that status following a 1-1 tie with Honduras in its last game. (more...)
Doctor Foster tops Great British Bake Off in viewing figures Doctor Foster tops Great British Bake Off in viewing figures
- October 06, 2017

The finale of BBC1's Doctor Foster took us on one hell of an emotional rollercoaster last night that saw warring parents Gemma and Simon survive but their son Tom run away in search of a fresh start. In a tweet posted alongside a clip of Doctor Foster , BBC One wrote; "Gone. but never, ever forgotten. Thank you for joining us for Doctor Foster ". (more...)
President Trump Responds To Senator Burr's Senate Intel Committee
- October 06, 2017

The report also states that Tillerson referred to Trump as a "moron" following a July meeting at the Pentagon. He even urged the Senate Intel Committee to investigate "fake news." . According to Politifact , the non-partisan fact-checking organization, only 5% of the things that come out of Donald Trump's mouth are true, the late-night host noted, adding, "More than two thirds - 69% - are either mostly false, false, or Pants On Fire false". (more...)
Snapped: Kareena Kapoor Khan returns to Mumbai with sleepy Taimur Ali Khan
- October 06, 2017

Looking little sleepy head and cute in his blue pajyamas, Taimur was on his way to meet his beloved aunt, Soha Ali Khan and his new born cousin, Innaya Naumi Kemmu, at their residence to celebrate Soha's 39th birthday bash. But considering Saif's exceptional repertoire in the past, we know that he can carry the most unique character easily. The film's story revolves around a professional chef , who quits his job at a popular restaurant, and decides to resume his career in a food truck ... (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Trump refuses to talk about gun control laws Las Vegas shooting: Trump refuses to talk about gun control laws
- October 06, 2017

Our community has felt tremendous pain over the past several days but through that pain we have come together to honor and celebrate the lives of those who have left us too soon. His plane is expected to land Wednesday morning. Trump's motorcade passed the hotel during the drive to the hospital. He first responded to the shooting with a tweet on Monday that expressed his condolences. (more...)
Liverpool pair face battle to be ready for Man United game Liverpool pair face battle to be ready for Man United game
- October 06, 2017

United couldn't have asked for a much better start to the season. However, as per ESPN , Mourinho is now said to be planning a proper schedule with his coaching and medical staff for the Ecuadorian star, which would help him stay fresh for the entire season, and especially for United's high profile fixtures. (more...)
Gun shop owner recalls visit by Vegas shooter Gun shop owner recalls visit by Vegas shooter
- October 06, 2017

An unnamed law enforcement source also told NBC News , in a story published Tuesday , that police were investigating whether Paddock considered attacking an earlier music festival in Las Vegas , the Life Is Beautiful festival, which occurred September 22-24. (more...)
Did Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock target other music festivals? Did Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock target other music festivals?
- October 06, 2017

News reports that Paddock also researched Boston. Paddock's girlfriend, who was out of the country at the time of Sunday's shooting, said she had no idea he was planning an attack. The gunman who took his own life after committing the heinous crime allegedly booked two hotel rooms that overlooked Lollapalooza on the same days the festival was set to take place in Chicago. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock may have planned attack on Lorde concert Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock may have planned attack on Lorde concert
- October 06, 2017

He reportedly met Danley several years ago while she was working at a casino in Reno, Nev. ABC and NBC News both reported , citing unnamed law enforcement officials, that Paddock may have also considered sites in Boston, though the outlets did not provide more detail. (more...)
Vegas shooter may have scouted Fenway Park as possible target
- October 06, 2017

A spokeswoman for the Blackstone Hotel, Emmy Carragher, says a person with the name Stephen Paddock reserved a room but never checked in. Former President Barack Obama's daughters attended the event. Gov. Charlie Baker also responded to the reports, but would not comment on the investigation. He had been in contact contact with the fusion center in Boston, which was in contact with Las Vegas authorities, about the status of the investigation, but said there is "no evidence of an imminent ... (more...)
Final Malaysia F1 race gets the Bullish ending it deserves Final Malaysia F1 race gets the Bullish ending it deserves
- October 06, 2017

Verstappen's sizzling performance in Malaysia suggests he may have turned the corner after retiring from seven of the first 15 races this season. "All I've got to do is make sure I'm fit, healthy, focused, there on time , at the meeting, understood the auto and I've done my study". (more...)
Wilder vs. Stiverne Rematch Ordered By WBC, Luis Ortiz is Out! Wilder vs. Stiverne Rematch Ordered By WBC, Luis Ortiz is Out!
- October 06, 2017

The release shown below the WBC's choice to remove Luis Ortiz and install former world champion Stiverne as immediate challenger for Wilder's world title. The Haitian-born heavyweight known as, B.WARE, remains the only fighter out of 38, not to be knocked out by Wilder. Stiverne is rated the No. 1 title contender by the WBC, but had delayed his mandatory bout with Wilder for a fee so that Wilder could fight Ortiz first. (more...)
"Justice League" action series posters revealed, new trailer this Sunday
- October 05, 2017

The marketing campaign was no doubt hindered by the extensive reshoots that took place when Joss Whedon stepped in as director, since Warner Bros . Superman] was too dark, or this was outside the tone of what I'm used to seeing with a Batman story, and I think that's a fair criticism". Inside the AT&T store, see incredibly lifelike statues of DC's iconic Justice League members Batman , Wonder Woman , Aquaman , Cyborg and The Flash . (more...)
Stephen Paddock's Girlfriend 'I Never Saw Anything that Would be a Warning' Stephen Paddock's Girlfriend 'I Never Saw Anything that Would be a Warning'
- October 05, 2017

Las Vegas police have released body camera footage taken during Sunday night's massacre at a country music concert. His girlfriend, Marilou Danley, has described him as a "kind, caring, quiet man" after being quizzed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
How did Las Vegas shooter get his arsenal? Easily, and legally How did Las Vegas shooter get his arsenal? Easily, and legally
- October 05, 2017

Thompson criticized a bill he called "dangerous", which is now up for consideration in the House and would eliminate the federal requirement to acquire a license before buying a gun silencer. A ban here, a background check there, and, voila, no more mass shootings . "Did you know that you can do simulated full-auto firing and it is absolutely legal?" says one Texas manufacturer, Bump Fire Systems. (more...)
'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Is Likely Not Happening Until 2019 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Is Likely Not Happening Until 2019
- October 05, 2017

According to Radio Times , it's rumoured that it will take 10 months to film season eight, or nearly twice as long as normal - despite the show's eighth and final season containing a mere six episodes. Each episode has a 9.9/10 rating on IMDb. Miguel Sapochnik also took home the Best Directing Emmy Award after his season 6 episode "Battle of the Bastards". (more...)