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Star-studded Hurricane Harvey benefit concert coming to Austin Star-studded Hurricane Harvey benefit concert coming to Austin
- September 14, 2017

The four-hour concert features performances from James Taylor , Bonnie Raitt , Lyle Lovett , Leon Bridges , Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians , Ryan Bingham , and Mexican pop duo Ha*Ash . "I'll be there and hope to see you, too". Volunteers from Google's Austin office and TEGNA employees will staff the phone banks at select station locations across the state. (more...)
The Cassini spacecraft's deadly dive into Saturn The Cassini spacecraft's deadly dive into Saturn
- September 14, 2017

Cassini has been in space for 20 years and has been closely studying Saturn , its rings and nearby moons, but now that it is running out of fuel, it is preparing for its final mission - a controlled crash into Saturn's dense atmosphere. Eight of its 12 science instruments will be operating, allowing the spacecraft to directly sample the composition of the atmosphere and potentially returning insights into the giant planet's formation and evolution. (more...)
KeyBanc Cuts Rating On Extra Space Storage Inc (EXR) To "Market Perform"
- September 14, 2017

IFP Advisors Inc raised its holdings in Extra Space Storage by 33.8% in the first quarter. The stock declined 2.47% or $1.97 reaching $77.76 on the news. Janus Capital Management stated it has 450,880 shares. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 0.00% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 0.00%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.94 earnings per share. (more...)
Larry Kings Reveals He Was Recently Diagnosed With Lung Cancer Larry Kings Reveals He Was Recently Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
- September 13, 2017

King, 83, said he underwent surgery at a Manhattan hospital in July. "They took it out". Afterward, King says the doctors explained to him, "It was malignant, but you were in the first stage. "The day of the heart attack, I never smoked again, and I smoked three packs a day - I smoked in the shower", he added. However, "the doctor said that tobacco from 30 years ago is still related to this lung cancer", he tells Us. (more...)
Bestival murder probe: 'No malice' in model's death Bestival murder probe: 'No malice' in model's death
- September 13, 2017

An arrest has been made in connection to the murder of Louella Michie during United Kingdom festival Bestival . He was known to Louella. Bestival organisers have said they are "devastated" by the death and are supporting police with the investigation. (more...)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero 'was black boy' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero 'was black boy'
- September 13, 2017

Her husband's biographer, Donald Sturrock, who was also being interviewed, said the change to a white character was driven by Dahl's agent, who thought a black Charlie would not appeal to readers. The twist in this: Dahl faced criticism over the years for the lack of diversity in the Willy Wonka book, since Oompa Loompa characters in the book come from Central Africa and are compared to "black pygmies", according to The Guardian . (more...)
Pilot Reported Throttle Trouble Before Troy Gentry's Fatal Helicopter Crash Pilot Reported Throttle Trouble Before Troy Gentry's Fatal Helicopter Crash
- September 13, 2017

The document reportedly states that the pilot "was unable to control engine rpm with throttle inputs", which TMZ translates to mean "the engine was not responding to the throttle inputs, so the pilot on the doomed aircraft had lost control". (more...)
Target recalls dressers that may be hazardous to children Target recalls dressers that may be hazardous to children
- September 13, 2017

The dressers were sold exclusively at Target from January 2013 through April 2016 for about $118. The black dressers have model number 249-05-0103, the espresso dressers have model number 249-05-0106, and the maple-colored dressers bear model number 249-05-0109. (more...)
Kenny Chesney loses Virgin Islands home; Sends water, dog food to neighbors Kenny Chesney loses Virgin Islands home; Sends water, dog food to neighbors
- September 13, 2017

John. Speaking with HLN's "Morning Express with Robin Meade" about the disaster, which he called " biblical in nature", Chesney vowed to do everything in his power to help the islands rebuild. "And I'm going to do everything that I possibly can to try to relieve some stress from people that I've really grown to love over the years, who have meant so much to my life", Chesney said. (more...)
America's Got Talent: Deaf contestant compared to Adele after 'breathtaking' act America's Got Talent: Deaf contestant compared to Adele after 'breathtaking' act
- September 13, 2017

However, Mel B disagreed, explaining that, in her opinion, the song didn't showcase Celine's incredible range. The episode also featured dancer Merrick Hanna , acrobatic dance group Diavolo , singer Kechi Okwuchi and Tyra Bank's Golden Buzzer , dance group Light Balance. (more...)
Official Shadow of War Feral Tribe Trailer Official Shadow of War Feral Tribe Trailer
- September 13, 2017

We have nearly a month left before we can delve into Middle-Earth: Shadow of War . This shows how members of Talion's Orc army will also help you out in hard situations. Bearing all of this in mind, it's quite likely that Middle-earth: Shadow of War has plenty more orc tribes yet to be unveiled, but Monolith and Warner Bros. (more...)
Man insists he didn't rape or kill girls Man insists he didn't rape or kill girls
- September 13, 2017

He pled guilty to two counts of first-degree felony murder, finally giving closure to the case that has remained inconclusive for nearly half a century. Welch remained silent throughout court proceedings - except for when he entered his plea. He did not address the Lyon family when asked by Judge James Updike Jr. (more...)
Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Plans $0.20 Quarterly Dividend Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Plans $0.20 Quarterly Dividend
- September 13, 2017

The company has market cap of $64.27 million. About 10 shares traded. Viacom Inc .'s current price of $36.70 translates into 0.54% yield. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Announces Chief Operating Officer Change" on March 26, 2015, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: "Alico, Inc. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. (more...)
Robot takes command of orchestra and Andrea Bocelli in Italy Robot takes command of orchestra and Andrea Bocelli in Italy
- September 13, 2017

YuMi, made by the firm ABB , was taught its movements by the orchestra's regular conductor Colombani. It was a perfectly normal symphony performance aside from one crucial aspect: it was conducted by a robot . ABB, along with Germany's Kuka and Japan's Fanuc and Yasukawa Electric, are the four biggest players in the worldwide industrial robotics market, an industry that's projected to triple to $33.8 billion by 2025. (more...)
The New 'Coco' Trailer Has Us a Bit Concerned The New 'Coco' Trailer Has Us a Bit Concerned
- September 13, 2017

The coming of age film will most likely make us laugh, cry, and maybe make us think a little bit about our own family history. Here, we get a deeper look at Miguel's quest once he finds himself trapped in the Land of the Dead, and his foolhardy fixation on Ernesto de la Cruz. (more...)
Wonder Woman 2: Sequel has ALREADY broken THIS huge record Wonder Woman 2: Sequel has ALREADY broken THIS huge record
- September 13, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter states that the negotiations leading up to the done deal between Warner Bros. and Jenkins was not an easy process. Since its release, the combo has been requested to return for another film. This feminist reawakening may also result in more women heading behind the camera after they get inspired with Patty Jenkins . Though the exact fee of Jenkins for the " Wonder Woman 2 " was not revealed, sources say that she will be paid around $8 Million to write, direct and ... (more...)
Chip and Joanna Gaines of 'Fixer Upper' launch Target line Chip and Joanna Gaines of 'Fixer Upper' launch Target line
- September 13, 2017

Chip also took to their joint blog to talk about the exciting venture: 'Just as we've never created an exclusive line of product for a retailer before, Target has never done anything like this before either'. "At the core of the Magnolia brand is the desire to make homes lovely, but with a focus on family and practicality". They were pleased to announce that they will be selling over: '300 items spanning tabletop, home décor and giftables'. (more...)
Book Review - It by Stephen King - 'We all float down here…' Book Review - It by Stephen King - 'We all float down here…'
- September 13, 2017

The Bowers Gang is a group of seven 12-year-old neighbourhood bullies who attend the same school as the members of The Losers Club. . What, specifically, did you connect with in this film? No spoilers, but there's a scene at the end with Lieberher that almost made me sob. (more...)
Christian Bale keeps his eyes on the pies
- September 13, 2017

He looks remarkably different. The actor famously lost 28 kilograms (60 pounds) to pay an insomniac in The Machinst by eating one can of tuna and/or one apple a day for nearly four months, while doing intense cardio workouts to speed up the weight loss. (more...)
Lady Gaga Opens Up About Her Struggles with Pain Disorder Fibromyalgia Lady Gaga Opens Up About Her Struggles with Pain Disorder Fibromyalgia
- September 13, 2017

After the split, which she announced on Instagram in July 2016, Gaga breaks down and wonders aloud if her career ambitions may have played a part in the breakup. She also goes on to share her experiences with treating the symptoms, and was subsequently inundated with messages of praise from fans who also struggle with their day to day lives because of chronic pain. (more...)
Angelina Jolie on her 'difficult' year: 'I am a little bit stronger' Angelina Jolie on her 'difficult' year: 'I am a little bit stronger'
- September 13, 2017

Jolie said her children - Maddox , Pax , Zahara , Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne - love Loung, who they call auntie. "I can't tell if they're excited or they're more like, 'Mum, ehh.' I think they were laughing at us before", she told ET. (more...)
Serena Williams Introduces Newborn Daughter To The World Serena Williams Introduces Newborn Daughter To The World
- September 13, 2017

You have to check out link in bio for her unbelievable journey. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, she wrote: Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr , with the picture of her cute bundle of joy. was born on September 1 and weighed 6 lbs 14 ounces. Williams also credited her infant daughter with winning one grand slam title, referring to the one she won while in the early stages of her pregnancy. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Enjoy His 33rd Low-Key Birthday Bash Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Enjoy His 33rd Low-Key Birthday Bash
- September 13, 2017

The source claimed that Meghan confessed she was finding it hard to be away from Harry after getting to see so much of him during the pair's recent vacation in Africa. The only thing I'm saying is that there should be a little more equality between the sexes, that women are not just +1. "It's nice to be your own identity, too". (more...)
Kate Hudson Under Fire after Calling C-Sections 'Lazy' Kate Hudson Under Fire after Calling C-Sections 'Lazy'
- September 13, 2017

Moms and mom-supporters across social media immediately set her straight. One Twitter user wrote: "Hey #KateHudson. You lost another fan here". However, many fans have defended Kate and pointed out that she was only referring to herself rather than all women who have a C-section. (more...)
Hurricane Irma leaves Florida 'powerless', moves north Hurricane Irma leaves Florida 'powerless', moves north
- September 13, 2017

A tropical storm warning continued Monday morning across Tampa Bay, meaning tropical storm-level winds with gusts up to 75 miles per hour between Apollo Beach and Ruskin. Drone footage has captured the extent of destruction caused by Hurricane Irma , showing scattered debris floating in heavily flooded streets in Naples, Florida. (more...)