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Khloe Kardashian Loving Pregnancy's Effect on Her Body Khloe Kardashian Loving Pregnancy's Effect on Her Body
- December 28, 2017

On Snapchat, Khloe said she wished she was "drunk" and had only a few more months before she could hit the booze again. Another, claiming to be a doctor, added: "I had patients who continued to run marathons until 7-8th month go for it and only listen to your doctor and your body". (more...)
Hamill pays tribute to Fisher on anniversary of death Hamill pays tribute to Fisher on anniversary of death
- December 28, 2017

In a recent press junket promo clip, the 66-year-old actor revealed that he especially disagreed with how Luke was portrayed in the Rian Johnson-directed film. Maybe he's Jake Skywalker. Carrie played Princess Leia in 1977's Star Wars , going on to play the heroine in The Empire Strikes Back, The Return Of The Jedi and The Force Awakens , while a CGI version of her appears in spin-off Rogue One . (more...)
Rajini to announce political stance on Dec 31 Rajini to announce political stance on Dec 31
- December 27, 2017

He further added a rider. "I got delayed. Entering is equal to victory". "But when the war comes, let us encounter it. God is there!" he said. In a short but focused speech, amidst rousing applause and cheers from the fans who were gathered, Rajinikanth said, "There is much speculation on whether I will join politics. (more...)
Lorde Cancels Israeli Show
- December 27, 2017

Israel's ambassador to New Zealand asked pop singer Lorde on Tuesday to meet with him regarding her decision to cancel her summer concert in Israel. "We asked Lorde to not break the boycott and to not support the occupation of Palestinian lands, the destruction of Palestinian lands, homes and lives and I am proud of her fearless response that testifies that she has an open progressive mind, is concerned about social justice", Sachs told Walla. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Makes a Rare Appearance in Khloe Kardashian's Christmas Snaps Kylie Jenner Makes a Rare Appearance in Khloe Kardashian's Christmas Snaps
- December 26, 2017

Yesterday Kylie's fans became convinced she would announce the big news today after she failed to appear on any of the Kardashian advent calendar . Kylie who is said to be expecting a baby with rapper Travis Scott , is yet to confirm her pregnancy. (more...)
Lorde cancels 2018 Israel concert following protests
- December 25, 2017

It was announced on Sunday that New Zealand pop singer Lorde has made a decision to cancel her show in Israel , which was scheduled for June 2018. Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options. The pair were among 47 high-profile celebrities urging the "Creep" hitmakers to sign a petition with Artists for Palestine UK, in the hope the alternative rock band would reconsider the concert and join the on-going cultural boycott. (more...)
Today's Google Doodle is an Ode to the Winter Solstice Today's Google Doodle is an Ode to the Winter Solstice
- December 24, 2017

While the shortest day can be kind of a bummer, it has a little silver lining: It means that from here, sunlight will stick around longer and longer. The winter solstice may be the shortest day of the year, but that doesn't mean you'll have an early sunset. Why isn't the winter solstice on the same day each year? And in fact, the tradition of the Christmas tree may have its roots in such pre-Christian traditions associated with the solstice. (more...)
North Korea Testing Anthrax-Packed Warheads on ICBMs North Korea Testing Anthrax-Packed Warheads on ICBMs
- December 23, 2017

North Korea is reportedly testing using anthrax on its missiles. A former US government official was also quoted as saying USA troops in South Korea have been vaccinated against smallpox and anthrax since 2004 because "Washington had apparently been aware for some time that North Korea is culturing anthrax". (more...)
The Royal Family Is Already Requesting Sketches for Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress
- December 21, 2017

The first sketch reveals a sleek gown with puffed shoulders. And while she decides on her wedding gown, we are only hoping that she comes out as the most gorgeous bride on her wedding day. It's fun to see Markle break with tradition and, instead, solicit designs from someone that would better cater to her own personal aesthetic and vision. (more...)
Explosion in Christian Church in Pakistan: 5 Reportedly Killed, 16 Injured Explosion in Christian Church in Pakistan: 5 Reportedly Killed, 16 Injured
- December 20, 2017

Police said terrorists attacked Bether Memorial Methodist church when the Sunday prayer was being held. "We stay united and steadfast to respond against such heinous attempts", he said. He also expressed his sympathies with the victims' families and wished for early recovery of the injured. ISIS quickly took credit for the blast, making it the first time the terror cell has claimed bombing a church in Pakistan . (more...)
Boy, 5, calls 9-1-1: Grinch trying to steal Christmas Boy, 5, calls 9-1-1: Grinch trying to steal Christmas
- December 20, 2017

Nonetheless, the Byram Police Department showed up at Pittman's door for the young boy's help in finding the Grinch . TyLon Pittman's brother captured the interaction on video, which he posted on his Facebook page. TyLon reportedly asked the Grinch , but the green creature just shrugged his shoulders before shaking the little boy's hand and thanking him for saving Christmas. (more...)
Chrome ad blocker goes live in February Chrome ad blocker goes live in February
- December 20, 2017

This announcement will have a devastating effect on publishers, marketers and bloggers that use ads as one of the ways of generating revenues for the sites. This program attempts to define standards for online advertising, recommending against some of the more annoying ones. That means avoiding popups, prestitial ads with countdown timers, auto-playing videos with sound, and large ads that stick to the screen as you scroll. (more...)
The Office Revival Reportedly in the Works The Office Revival Reportedly in the Works
- December 19, 2017

An NBC spokesperson declined to comment. The revival is in the planning phases mainly because the return of NBC's Will & Grace proved to be a hit. "I don't think it'll ever happen", she said. Jim and Pam moved to Philly to work with Darryl ( Craig Robinson ), Stanley retired, Oscar got into politics, Creed got arrested, and so on. (more...)
Billie Lourd honours Carrie Fisher as Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens Billie Lourd honours Carrie Fisher as Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens
- December 18, 2017

Actors Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher at a Star Wars concert in San Diego, California, in 2015 Picture: Getty Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher in attendance at the Midnight Mission's 100 year anniversary Golden Heart Gala. "I know people are saying that I'm trying to capitalise". May the force be with her! Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here and the internet is exploding with glee. (more...)
Royal interview: Prince Harry and Barack Obama rekindle bromance Royal interview: Prince Harry and Barack Obama rekindle bromance
- December 18, 2017

The interview is part of the prince's guest editorship for the prestigious morning current affairs show. The pair's longtime bromance was on full display as Harry interviewed the former USA president, trading quips in a teaser released on Monday morning (AEST). (more...)
Silva bells, it's Xmas time in City Silva bells, it's Xmas time in City
- December 17, 2017

He's a machine and he's turned Man City into one. Guardiola's men are now on a 14-match winning streak and are yet to lose a match and have only drawn one. Guardiola said of his Spanish sharpshooter: "David is hugely competitive, everyone knows his skills, there is no doubt - a blind guy is able to see that - but you can not imagine how competitive he is... (more...)
Mira Sorvino, Ashley Judd on Weinstein 'Smear Campaign': 'I Remember This Well' Mira Sorvino, Ashley Judd on Weinstein 'Smear Campaign': 'I Remember This Well'
- December 17, 2017

Jackson told New Zealand's Stuff , "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs". "I was interested in casting Mira Sorvino in Bad Santa , but every time I mentioned her over the phone to the Weinsteins, I'd hear a CLICK". (more...)
ABC Officially Terminates Celebrity Chef Mario Batali From 'The Chew' ABC Officially Terminates Celebrity Chef Mario Batali From 'The Chew'
- December 17, 2017

Batali was exposed on Monday when Eater published a report that featured four women accusing him of sexual misconduct and groping over a period of two decades. On Monday, he issued a statement saying that he is "deeply sorry" for any pain or humiliation he has caused. "A 30 for 30 on how Mario Batali came to the decision that posting a cinnamon roll recipe with an apology responding to sexual harassment allegations was a good idea", tweeted New York Times writer Sopan Deb. (more...)
How to sample Pandora's Premium service for free in the US How to sample Pandora's Premium service for free in the US
- December 16, 2017

So, how does it work? During the session, listen to uninterrupted music in the background of your mobile device while on-the-go and multi-tasking with Pandora's intuitive and easy-to-navigate mobile app. For now, if you have a Pandora account you haven't busted out in a while, you can give the premium service a shot by watching an ad starting today. (more...)
Remains Found In Montana Could Be Missing Michigan Boys Remains Found In Montana Could Be Missing Michigan Boys
- December 16, 2017

The day after Thanksgiving in 2010 the Skeltons - Andrew, 9, Alexander, 7, and Tanner, 5, were reported missing. At the time the boys went missing they were in the care of their father, John Skelton. When the cleaners picked through the shed, they found a box in the building. The Montana Crime Lab verified that the remains were human. Zuvers told a Detroit TV station last month on the seventh anniversary of the boys' disappearance. (more...)
Reuters demands Myanmar release 2 arrested journalists Reuters demands Myanmar release 2 arrested journalists
- December 16, 2017

Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known by its English name Doctors Without Borders, said its staff met and spoke with Rohingya refugees now sheltered in camps in neighboring Bangladesh and discovered a "staggering" numbers of victims and "horrific" stories of the death of family members in the violence. (more...)
Actor Filmmaker Neeraj Vora Passes Away at The Age of 54 Actor Filmmaker Neeraj Vora Passes Away at The Age of 54
- December 15, 2017

Writer: He was one of the most successful writers of Bollywood having written blockbusters like Rangeela and Hera Pheri . He was last seen in 2015's Welcome Back . Neeraj Vora was a writer and with him his brother guided music in the form of Neeraj-Uttantak. Neeraj Vora has also directed movies like Khiladi 420 and Familywala while script-writing credits for Golmaal and Daud goes to him. (more...)
Internet pioneers call on United States to stop 'flawed and factually inaccurate' plan Internet pioneers call on United States to stop 'flawed and factually inaccurate' plan
- December 13, 2017

However, as long as ISPs inform customers of what they are doing it, they will have free reign to do it. The five-seat body is now controlled by a Republican majority, and Pai's plans are expected to be approved with few issues. Internet giants Netflix, Facebook and Alphabet, as well as smaller companies AirBnb, Reddit, Tumblr, Etsy and Twitter, had also urged the FCC to scrap the plan. (more...)
Meet Aiden, Overkill's The Walking Dead first playable character Meet Aiden, Overkill's The Walking Dead first playable character
- December 12, 2017

Developer Overkill is ready to show a little more of their game, Overkill's The Walking Dead , although all that's appeared so far is a trailer for a character called Aiden . It's playable as a four-player co-op FPS and there will be skill trees, squad roles, missions and raids. The game will support different play styles, so you can choose to silently take out enemies, or charge in guns blazing. (more...)
Trump demands, gets apology from reporter over 'phony photo' Trump demands, gets apology from reporter over 'phony photo'
- December 12, 2017

The photo Weigel shared, however, was taken before all the rallygoers or the president had arrived, and the venue eventually did ultimately fill up to what looked like capacity by the time Trump's speech began. "FAKE NEWS, he should be fired", Trump wrote on his Twitter page. Weigel responded quickly with an apology, the claim that he had already deleted tweet, and the excuse that he "was confused by the image of you walking in the bottom right corner" - which only proves that Weigel ... (more...)
Steelers LB Ryan Shazier showing 'gradual improvement' Steelers LB Ryan Shazier showing 'gradual improvement'
- December 11, 2017

Doctors are limiting his movement so they can continue to control the swelling and bruising in the Steelers star's back, and football is not at the forefront of anyone's mind at this time. Brown posted a short video on Snapchat Friday of the customized cleats he intends to wear during warmups prior to the game. Wide receiver Antonio Brown is making sure Shazier still has a presence on the field tomorrow night. (more...)
Mall Santa Answers Kids About Roy Moore, Al Franken And Matt Lauer Mall Santa Answers Kids About Roy Moore, Al Franken And Matt Lauer
- December 11, 2017

Jessica was shooed off after telling Santa she didn't fear lumps of coal in her stocking, with it being a dying industry and all, but things didn't get any better for him. "Okay, good", Jenny said. McKinnon tried to reassure another girl that while things seem "truly mind-bendingly insane" everything will be OK "maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not for another 3 years, 42 days and 24 minutes". (more...)
Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations Sen. Al Franken announces resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations
- December 08, 2017

Franken called serving in the Senate an "honor", but announced that he will be resigning "in the coming weeks" since he can no longer be "effective". The push for Franken's resignation comes as ex-judge Roy Moore runs for Senate in Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers when he was in his 30s decades ago. (more...)
IIHS Top Safety Rating: Only 15 Cars Make Cut for 2018 IIHS Top Safety Rating: Only 15 Cars Make Cut for 2018
- December 08, 2017

The models that earned the top ranking for 2018 so far are the BMW 5 Series , Kia Forte sedan , Genesis G80 , Genesis G90, Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport , Lincoln Continental , Kia Soul , Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan, Mercedes-Benz GLC, Subaru Impreza , Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback, Subaru WRX , and Toyota Camry , according to Consumer Reports . (more...)
Barack Obama trumps Donald Trump in Twitter Top 10 of 2017 Barack Obama trumps Donald Trump in Twitter Top 10 of 2017
- December 08, 2017

The star's admission that she was "broken" by events was retweeted more than a million times. Twitter may be the preferred social media platform of President Donald Trump , but his 2017 tweets are nowhere to be found among the platform's most popular posts of the year. (more...)
Obama in Chicago on Tuesday for Rahm climate summit Obama in Chicago on Tuesday for Rahm climate summit
- December 08, 2017

As upbeat and positive as Obama can be, but what he is discussing is truly apocalyptic in nature. The Chicago Climate Charter represents cities around the world that want to "confront climate change head-on", said Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a statement. (more...)
The Full 'Black Mirror' Trailer Is Creepy And Wonderful
- December 07, 2017

Callister". Netflix has been playing dismissal with premiere date of fourth season of Black Mirror , one of its star series and that more excitement rises every year. The show has played with the idea of publicly displayed memories before, in the episode "The Entire History of You". Once again, all the new episodes revolve around some nightmare scenario. (more...)
Things To Know About Chad Morris Things To Know About Chad Morris
- December 07, 2017

The bowl berth this year is the first since a 2012 Hawaii Bowl win over Fresno State. The Razorbacks have been scouring the coaching market since firing Bret Bielema on November 24 following a 4-8 season in 2017. Morris would become the 33rd head coach in Arkansas history. Hunter Yurachek was hired from Houston on Monday. Before Morris took over the program, SMU went 3-21 in the two season prior to his arrival. (more...)
Billy Bush interview delivers Colbert best ratings since August Scaramucci interview Billy Bush interview delivers Colbert best ratings since August Scaramucci interview
- December 06, 2017

The op-ed, published on December 3, was in direct response to Trump's recent assertion that the voice on the now-infamous Access Hollywood tape " was not authentic " and that the "locker room talk" was doctored. Amid the controversy a year ago, Bush said that his former colleague Matt Lauer stood by him. "It was 2005, and his ratings were through the roof and he was the big star of NBC ". (more...)
Kim Kardashian reignites feud with Taylor Swift Kim Kardashian reignites feud with Taylor Swift
- December 06, 2017

Captioned, " Famous ", Kardashian, 37, was met with several comments featuring endless amounts of rat emojis. After Kardashian shared a picture of her with the sculptures on Monday, Swift's fans speedily bombarded her with reputation references, calls to buy Swift's album on iTunes, and SO MANY RAT EMOJIS. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly Settled With Her. Now She's Suing Bill O'Reilly Settled With Her. Now She's Suing
- December 05, 2017

Bernstein". She went to HR and other organization administrators to gripe about him a few times . O'Reilly's attorney and Fox News could not immediately be reached for comment. O'Reilly would make other comments including to The Hollywood Reporter , which is cited in today's lawsuit. Bernstein now works for Conan O'Brien's Conaco production company. (more...)
Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed
- December 05, 2017

Earlier in the day, Saleh urged for talks with the Saudi-led coalition including the UAE forces in order to end the war in Yemen, a move Saudi Arabia welcomed. Gun battles between the Houthis and Saleh loyalists erupted in the capital Sanaa on December 3 as residents reported a "street war" between the former allies. (more...)
LaVar Ball reportedly pulls son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA LaVar Ball reportedly pulls son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA
- December 05, 2017

LaVar Ball said LiAngelo Ball "wasn't punished this bad in China". Ball was serving an indefinite suspension, along with Cody Riley and Jalen Hill , after being caught shoplifting from multiple high-end retail outlets while on the team's overseas trip to China. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 WC: Iran to face Spain, Portugal; tough draw for Germany Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 WC: Iran to face Spain, Portugal; tough draw for Germany
- December 04, 2017

According to CNN, Hosts Russia will open the event against Saudi Arabia at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on 14 June in Group A , while defending champions Germany were drawn into a tough Group F along with Mexico, Sweden and Korea Republic. (more...)
Selena Gomez tearfully thanks friend who saved her life Selena Gomez tearfully thanks friend who saved her life
- December 04, 2017

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for BillboardSelena Gomez accepted her Woman of the Year award at the Billboard Women in Music event Thursday night, tearfully thanking her best friend and kidney donor, Francia Raisa . Renee also spoke with Francia before she presented Selena with the Billboard honor. "I remember looking at myself in the mirror completely naked and thinking about all the things that I used to bitch about and just asking, 'Why?' I had someone in my life for a very long ... (more...)