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Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise? Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise?
- November 01, 2017

Letting Shelton go first, he made it clear that he wasn't too pleased about playing the game of chance. "Can you try to help me sell albums for once?" And then he told Shelton that the restaurant he just opened in his hometown of Tishomingo, Ol' Red, had a bad name. (more...)
Ex-'Bachelor' Staffer Sues Warner Bros., Show Producers for Sexual Harassment
- November 01, 2017

Steenhoek's lawsuit-which alleges sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, sex discrimination, retaliation, failure to prevent harassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress and wrongful termination-names Warner Bros ., creator Mike Fleiss's production shingle NZK Productions , and producers Elan Gale, Peter Scalettar, Jacqueline Naz Perez, Caitlin Stapleton , and Bennett Graebner . (more...)
'Chunkzz' director addresses rumours on former adult star Mia Khafila's Mollywood debut 'Chunkzz' director addresses rumours on former adult star Mia Khafila's Mollywood debut
- November 01, 2017

Recently, Omar announced that Chunkzz will be remade in all the other major south Indian languages - Tamil, Kannada and Telugu. Based on my conversation with the company, they told me that they would get her dates and I was asked to wait for a week to get the clear picture about Mia's debut and I mentioned the same on FB. (more...)
Paramount Pictures to distribute 'Padmavati' in overseas markets Paramount Pictures to distribute 'Padmavati' in overseas markets
- November 01, 2017

Acclaimed Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone on Tuesday gave a sweet surprise to her fans by revealing that the magnum opus Padmavati will now release in 3D worldwide. "I think this ( 'Padmavati' ) is the beginning of great things women have in films", she added. 'Padmavati's trailer which was released recently, receiving the overwhelmed response. (more...)
'Hocus Pocus' remake will be 'cheap' according to Bette Midler 'Hocus Pocus' remake will be 'cheap' according to Bette Midler
- November 01, 2017

After having watched the original " Hocus Pocus " mere days ago, it's pretty clear that we don't need a remake because the original is flawless. Still, it makes sense that the actress might have doubts about the new film, which Deadline calls a "reimagining" rather than a remake. (more...)
B'day Special: 10 Unknown Facts About Aishwarya Rai Bachchan! B'day Special: 10 Unknown Facts About Aishwarya Rai Bachchan!
- November 01, 2017

Since then, Aishwarya began rising in stature and fame, from film to film. An ardent follower of Ganpati, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is likely to visit Siddhivinayak temple to seek blessings. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wants to be very selective after her comeback. Many years later Priyanka again stole Aishwarya's item song in Ram Leela . (more...)
'Impious'? Outrage Over Anne Frank Name on New German Train
- November 01, 2017

The Diary of Anne Frank became a global bestseller, describing the Jewish girl's life in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War Two. "How we remember is never easy, but we must continue to do so", said Miri Rubin, a professor of history at Queen Mary University in London. "The combination is painful for the people who experienced these deportations, and causes fresh pain to those who still bear the consequences of those times within them". (more...)
Kevin Spacey criticised for coming out as gay in sexual misconduct apology Kevin Spacey criticised for coming out as gay in sexual misconduct apology
- November 01, 2017

The streaming channel, which reportedly is weighing different concepts for the spinoff, said Monday that the upcoming sixth season will be the last for " House of Cards ". Spacey posted on his apology to Twitter , saying he was "beyond horrified" by Rapp's revelation. Rapp said he squirmed free after a brief period of time and went into the bathroom, before leaving Spacey's apartment and going home. (more...)
Vancouver ranks 3rd in sustainability across North America Vancouver ranks 3rd in sustainability across North America
- November 01, 2017

Recently, the semi-autonomous territory was commended for its sustainable transport system in the 2017 Sustainable Cities Mobility Index by Arcadis , a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Every city's transportation system has its own peculiarities, but anyone who travels knows some are better than others. "People" measured social and human implications of mobility systems, including quality of life. (more...)
8 best celebrity Halloween costumes of 2017 8 best celebrity Halloween costumes of 2017
- November 01, 2017

That's quite some transformation. It's Michael Jackson's werewolf from the legendary Thriller video. In years previous, she's been everything from a real-life Jessica Rabbit, to a skinned corpse, to an eight-armed Indian goddess (jury's still out on the appropriateness of that one, but alas). (more...)
Container Corporation Q2 net profit up 41% at Rs 223 cr Container Corporation Q2 net profit up 41% at Rs 223 cr
- November 01, 2017

HDFC's net worth stood at Rs 40,765.77 crore as of September 30, 2017. The company's net sales during the quarter stood at Rs 184.18 crore, up 22.56 per cent, against Rs 150.28 crore in the same period past year. However, revenue from global business in the said quarter was down 8.38 per cent to Rs 336.25 crore as against Rs 367.02 crore in the year-ago period. (more...)
Will China divert Yarlung Tsangpo-Brahmaputra waters to Xinjiang? Will China divert Yarlung Tsangpo-Brahmaputra waters to Xinjiang?
- November 01, 2017

According to a media report, the water from Brahmaputra river will be diverted to arid Xinjiang. China's longest tunnel is the 85-km Dahuofang water project in Liaoning province, while the world's longest tunnel is the 137-km main water supply pipe beneath the city of NY. (more...)
Unemployment at record high for third quarter in a row Unemployment at record high for third quarter in a row
- November 01, 2017

According to Statistics New Zealand, unemployment dropped to 4.6 per cent in the September quarter, the lowest since the end of 2008. The survey which is household based and collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 to 64 years - found that unemployment and education continue to drive multidimensional poverty. (more...)
Beauty Pageant Contestants List Haunting Statistics About Violence Instead Of Their Measurements Beauty Pageant Contestants List Haunting Statistics About Violence Instead Of Their Measurements
- November 01, 2017

The hashtag #MisMedidasSon ("my measurements are" in Spanish) went viral following the event. Then, the women come out one by one and say their names, where they're from, and maybe an interest or hobby. With the slogan "The strength behind beauty", the organization of the event, in charge of Jessica Newton , Miss Peru 1987, made a decision to break the tradition and give a special twist to the beauty contest, using the platform to empower women. (more...)
Jeremy Piven accused of groping guest actor on Entourage set Jeremy Piven accused of groping guest actor on Entourage set
- November 01, 2017

Bellamar continued that she tried to leave, but Piven allegedly "grabbed [her] by the ass, looked at [himself] in the mirror, and said what a "beautiful couple" [they] made". "Don't try to deny it, sir", she added. Bellamar also alleged that Piven had sent her "abusive, explicit" text messages. "We are aware of the media reports and are looking into the matter", a spokesperson said on Tuesday (31Oct17), although they did not provide any further details about the investigation. (more...)
Kourtney Kardashian Addresses Pregnancy During Interview On 'The Ellen Show'
- November 01, 2017

However, after joining Degeneres on set, Kardashian quickly shut down the reports of her own pregnancy and told the talk show host that she has to stop making up rumors about her. Watch the clip to see who the baby daddy is. "I'm not pregnant either, though", Jenner said. "The father is Shaquille O'Neal's cousin, Jalille O'Neal", she shared with the studio audience. (more...)
Cardinal Capital Management Boosts Holdings in JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)
- October 31, 2017

The hedge fund held 97,291 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $8.89 million, up from 91,933 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Celanese had 59 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Alex Rodriguez texted Jennifer Lopez from the bathroom on their first date Alex Rodriguez texted Jennifer Lopez from the bathroom on their first date
- October 31, 2017

Rodriguez is candid about the couple's relationship, telling the glossy mag: "We are very much twins". Jennifer Lopez says boyfriend Alex Rodriguez was "nervous" during their first date . Fast-forward to the present, and their cute blended family Instagrams, and J-Rod says they have a sort of cosmic connection-both were young, meteorically-rising superstars with a string of celebrity relationships and some rocky career flops (her: Gigli; him: the Major League Baseball steroid scandal). (more...)
The origin of Halloween The origin of Halloween
- October 31, 2017

It is observed on a day before " All Saints' Day " and origins from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Facts: The word Halloween is an abbreviated version of the phrases All Hallows' Eve or All Hallows' Evening . Uniting Church minister Neil Ericksson hinted at this when he told Insights , "Even worse than Christmas, I reckon even fewer people actually know what Halloween celebrates". (more...)
Star Wars: Battlefront II's loot crates are changing thanks to beta feedback Star Wars: Battlefront II's loot crates are changing thanks to beta feedback
- October 31, 2017

Additionally, class-specific crates will be given to players in return for playing as that class, so you're sure to progress in your chosen field of star warfare, rather than simply hoping that purchased crates give you stuff for your favorite class. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian, Dressed As Mother Of Dragons, Calls Boyfriend 'Daddy'
- October 31, 2017

To add more fuel to the fodder, another video snap, which shows the Cleveland Cavaliers forward posing in costume , was teasingly captioned: "That's daddy". All we need now is for her sister Kylie to confirm her pregnancy ... We've gotten a closer look since Khloe made headlines by accidentally revealing a little more curve than she intended with an Instagram promo a few weeks back. (more...)
Niall Horan lands first solo No. 1 album on Billboard
- October 31, 2017

Horan took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support, saying, "Wow!" Thank you so much. "An album that I wrote has gone to #1 in the United States and I can not thank you guys enough for supporting it". "Thank you and thank you again!" The love I get on a daily basis is unbelievable. Other top 10 album debuts this week include Future and Young Thug's "Super Slimey" at No. (more...)
England Steamrolls Spain, Wins Maiden U-17 World Cup Title England Steamrolls Spain, Wins Maiden U-17 World Cup Title
- October 31, 2017

Numerous players had featured in the U-17 European Championship final in May, when Cooper's side conceded a 96th-minute equaliser before Spain won on penalties. The best hat-tip to Foden on Saturday came from Spain coach Santi Denia, though, who revealed that because of Foden's ability to cut inside, their focus in terms of protecting a flank was always more on Callum Hudson-Odoi on England's left side. (more...)
Takeaways from Jaitley's speech on India's ranking in WB's report Takeaways from Jaitley's speech on India's ranking in WB's report
- October 31, 2017

According to a report by Economic Times, the government is expecting an improvement in the ranking on three parameters-'starting a business", "dealing with construction permits" and "resolving insolvency'. The report also mentioned the substantive changes implemented by the Indian Government in 2016-17 that included merging of applications for the Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Tax Account Number (TAN) for starting a new business. (more...)
Wendy Williams faints on live TV after overheating in Halloween costume Wendy Williams faints on live TV after overheating in Halloween costume
- October 31, 2017

After the commercial break, the show returned to a shot of Williams smiling and still in costume while the previously panicked audience cheered. Then her eyes go wide with fear, she starts to stagger backwards unsteadily, and then she collapses. (more...)