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Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For Florida
- September 11, 2017

The White House released official photographs from the meeting showing the president, Vice President Mike Pence, and Trump's advisors, praying before the Cabinet meeting. "I think now with what's happened with the hurricane, I'm going to ask for a speedup". Later Saturday night, a longer video was released of Trump's remarks and the president said that his Cabinet would also be discussing North Korea and tax reform. (more...)
Taapsee paired opposite Diljit Dosanjh in Shaad Ali's untitled next Taapsee paired opposite Diljit Dosanjh in Shaad Ali's untitled next
- September 11, 2017

However, the film has been in the news for the casting of the leading lady. After directing Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the Hindi remake of mentor Mani Ratnam's Tamil flick, OK Kanmani , director Shaad Ali is ready to roll with another love story, this one set in Punjab. (more...)
Here's the Real Reason Why Kylie Jenner Wanted Bigger Lips Here's the Real Reason Why Kylie Jenner Wanted Bigger Lips
- September 11, 2017

She addressed her motives for having her lips surgically enhanced after she was left feeling "insecure" when her crush made a derogatory comment regarding the size of her lips. For many months she denied it, until a cheeky admittance in 2016, and finally, now that she is telling the full story. During her pre-packaged interview for the reality TV show , Jenner said that she and her mom have a much better relationship now than when she was growing up. (more...)
RuPaul wins second consecutive Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Host! RuPaul wins second consecutive Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Host!
- September 11, 2017

All of Drag Race's categories were being announced during tonight's Creative Arts Emmys , saving Best Reality Competition Series for the Primetime Emmys broadcast, next weekend on September 17. Jamie Martin, the leader editor who accepted the award, said that they were proud to champion "positivity and acceptance". Split over two nights this year, and presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, the Creative Arts Emmys honor the technical and creative behind-the-scenes artists - ... (more...)
Years from the Attacks on the Twin Towers in NY Years from the Attacks on the Twin Towers in NY
- September 11, 2017

That's been the practice since al-Qaida terrorists crashed hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon . In honor of this tragic day, we pause to remember the events, the victims and heroism of this nation's first responders. (more...)
South Korea Will Develop 'Frankenmissiles' To Build Up Defences South Korea Will Develop 'Frankenmissiles' To Build Up Defences
- September 11, 2017

The plan to build the new weapon was reported days after Donald Trump was said to have "agreed in principle" with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to scrap a 2012 agreement between the two allies that had limited South Korea to ballistic missiles with a payload of no more than 500 kg (1,102lbs). (more...)
Associated British Foods Announces Improved Full Year Outlook Associated British Foods Announces Improved Full Year Outlook
- September 11, 2017

Shares were down 2.7% on Monday morning at 3,176.0 pence, sinking to the bottom of the FTSE 100 . This has improved its full year outlook after a positive Q3, where the company upgraded its expectation for full year EBIT after a stronger profit delivery from Primark . (more...)
'It' breaks box office records with monster opening weekend 'It' breaks box office records with monster opening weekend
- September 11, 2017

The R-rated pic is directed by Andy Muschietti and stars Bill Skarsgard as the homicidal clown Pennywise . The R-rated horror pic took in US$12.3 million in the United Kingdom, accounting for 82 per cent of the market there. With viewers searching for a blockbuster, IT certainly delivered, capping off its stellar word of mouth with an impressive 86 percent Rotten Tomatoes score to seal the deal as a big hit. (more...)
Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma Richard Branson's luxury Necker Island home 'devastated' by Irma
- September 11, 2017

The 67-year-old locked himself in his wine cellar as the hurricane, the most powerful to have ever hit the Atlantic, started raging outside on Wednesday. But he said the British Virgin Islands , where his island is located, would need "major help to rebuild people's homes, buildings, livelihoods" and urged the British government to "send as much help as possible". (more...)
Elliott talking football after helping Cowboys top Giants Elliott talking football after helping Cowboys top Giants
- September 11, 2017

The 24-year-old Beckham caught 101 passes for 1,367 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2016. Quarterback Dak Prescott tossed to Witten for an 11-yard gain in the second quarter that brought Witten's career total to 11,890 receiving yards, passing Michael Irvin's previous team record of 11,888. (more...)
Please stop playing the WOMAN CARD, Kangana: Farah Khan Please stop playing the WOMAN CARD, Kangana: Farah Khan
- September 11, 2017

Kangana's candid yet shocking admissions about her exes Aditya Pancholi and Hrithik Roshan have led to a barrage of stories and gossip on social media. For me, this was all very new - the world that I had come into. "This is completely untrue!" Speaking to Indian Express about Rangoli's Twitter marathon, Kangana said, "We are very excited, she (Rangoli, Kangana's sister) had a bad time before, as she had a miscarriage, she had a awful time. (more...)
YouTube star PewDiePie uses racial slur during video YouTube star PewDiePie uses racial slur during video
- September 11, 2017

During a recent PlayerUnknown's Battleground's stream, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (aka PewDiePie) was in the middle of a firefight when he used the offensive slur. This year, he was also kicked off Twitter for having joked about Isis. PewDiePie is a prominent games streamer with 56 million subscribers, and an estimated yearly income in 2016 of $15 million, and his use of hateful language has in the past seen him lose a brand deal with Disney and his YouTube Red series cancelled. (more...)
Trailer Review: Jai Steals The Show! Trailer Review: Jai Steals The Show!
- September 11, 2017

With Jai Lava Kusa carrying terrific pre-release buzz, he is expected to continue his golden run at the Box Office. Finally, the trailer of the film, with all the three characters has been released. Jai Lava Kusa trailer is intriguing despite revealing the whole plot in its trailer. A set worth Rs 2 crore was constructed in Hyderabad's Ramoji Film City for the finale action sequence. (more...)
Daddy box-office collection Day 2: Arjun Rampal's film earns Rs 4 crore Daddy box-office collection Day 2: Arjun Rampal's film earns Rs 4 crore
- September 11, 2017

Interestingly, Daddy has witnessed a box office clash with Sunny Deol's Poster Boys who too witnessed a dismal opening at the box office. He also said, "BO following similar pattern for *most* new films..." Even though the two films hadn't really seen a widespread release, there was definitely potential to gain much more than this since there wasn't much of a competition from the earlier releases. (more...)
Amazon opens bids for new headquarters Amazon opens bids for new headquarters
- September 11, 2017

Amazon has said it wants to build a massive second headquarters in North America, sparking immediate competition from rival cities to attract what could be billions of dollars in investment . As for criteria for the lucky city that wins the bid and gets Amazon's second North American headquarters, Amazon definitely has some preferences. (more...)
North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense', says President Putin
- September 11, 2017

Many residents have expressed concerns that THAAD - which is created to shoot down short- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles - will cause environmental and health problems for locals, due to its emission of electromagnetic waves. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang also reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence System, also known as THAAD, which is meant to protect against North Korean missile attacks. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillippe made daughter feel special on 18th b'day Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillippe made daughter feel special on 18th b'day
- September 11, 2017

Aside from the proud parents, the teen also shared a post on her Instagram account in the course of her birthday celebration. The Oscar winner's daughter, Ava , turned 18 on Saturday and Reese honored the milestone with a sweet throwback photo of the pair. (more...)
Irma approaching Category 5 again; Jose strengthens to Cat 4 Irma approaching Category 5 again; Jose strengthens to Cat 4
- September 11, 2017

Katia is now located about 185 miles east of Tampico, Mexico. It made landfall north of Tecolutla, Mexico, as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 miles per hour on Friday night. "This one doesn't pose as much of a threat to the direct southeastern United States as Irma does", said Weather Channel meteorologist Ari Sarsalari. (more...)
Hughes accuses Mourinho of snubbing handshake after United-Stoke game Hughes accuses Mourinho of snubbing handshake after United-Stoke game
- September 11, 2017

Manchester United let go Dutch manager Louis van Gaal and signed Jose Mourinho before the start of the last campaign. United and Manchester City are the early pacesetters in the league, separated by only goal difference. The Armenian released Romelu Lukaku and he, even after missing his first attempt, added the second for United. United claimed this period's first corner, again due to Rashford's probing and though it amounted to nothing Mourinho could be pleased. (more...)
Outlander May Have Just Settled A Huge Time Travel Question Outlander May Have Just Settled A Huge Time Travel Question
- September 11, 2017

I liked that it was a unusual kind of dance/fight/embrace. It felt like it was in keeping with what's come before. "It's genuinely a hard relationship to tie up". "We wanted the option, you know what I mean?" said executive producer Maril Davis when we asked her about Black Jack's possible survival. She may not be in love with Frank like her life with Jamie, but Frank is desperately in love with her. (more...)
LEN WEIN Passes Away At 69 LEN WEIN Passes Away At 69
- September 11, 2017

Legendary comic book writer and editor Len Wein has died. Wein grew up loving comics, and with collaborator and friend Marv Wolfman, sold his first scripts to DC in 1968. Co-kickstarted the modern comic book era with its most powerful metaphor. In December 1972, Christopher Chance appeared in Action Comics #419 that Wein wrote and Carmine Infantino drew. (more...)
Filmmaker del Toro wins gold in Venice Filmmaker del Toro wins gold in Venice
- September 11, 2017

According to Variety , del Toro was accorded a loud standing ovation when the film was announced as the victor and was visibly moved as he told the audience, "I believe in life, I believe in love, and I believe in cinema". Palestinian Kamel El Basha won best actor prize for his role in " The Insult ". US actor Charlie Plummer, 18, was named best young performer for portraying a lonely boy who befriends a exhausted old racehorse in Andrew Haigh's " Lean on Pete ". (more...)
The New Fifty Shades Freed Trailer Just Dropped and It's Hot AF The New Fifty Shades Freed Trailer Just Dropped and It's Hot AF
- September 10, 2017

Presuming that the final volume of this franchise has a bit more action and drama to rev up, Foley might do better with the story of Fifty Shades Freed , with its undercurrents of obsession and restraint. The teaser trailer is meant to get fans excited for the full-length trailer that's scheduled to drop sometime in November. Wedding bells are in the air as Christian and Ana finally tie the knot, but as you would expect, some loose ends from Darker return to haunt the couple in the finale. (more...)
It Shatters Box Office Records With Massive Opening Weekend It Shatters Box Office Records With Massive Opening Weekend
- September 10, 2017

At the start of this past week, trackers expected "It" to make $60-65 million, which still would have made it the biggest September opening ever. IT has also broken another interesting record. In addition to its 4,103 locations in North America, It is expected to take in about $62 million from 10,665 screens in global markets. While IT's effective marketing turned the opening weekend into something of an event, strong feedback should be the key into turning the horror film into one of ... (more...)
BOZICH | Indiana changes quarterbacks, drops Virginia, 34-17 BOZICH | Indiana changes quarterbacks, drops Virginia, 34-17
- September 10, 2017

Adding 42 yards on the ground and a rushing touchdown, Ramsey's dual-threat ability and competitive toughness was on display. But when Lagow started this game 3 for 10 with an interception, he was pulled by coach Tom Allen. 2 in the second quarter means that we were playing really good defense". Indiana: The Hoosiers' special teams dominated Virginia and shifted the field to their advantage numerous times. (more...)