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Summer Olympics Go Hollywood LA Gets 2028 Games Summer Olympics Go Hollywood LA Gets 2028 Games
- September 14, 2017

Under the terms of the 2028 host city contract, the IOC would immediately advance $180 million to the Los Angeles organizing committee due to the longer planning period and to fund youth sports in the years leading up to the Games. "These are two great cities from two great countries with a great Olympic history". Bach is in Lima for the Wednesday IOC session to vote on the host cities for the next Olympics . (more...)
'Wonder Woman 2' to Make Patty Jenkins Highest-Paid Female Director Ever 'Wonder Woman 2' to Make Patty Jenkins Highest-Paid Female Director Ever
- September 14, 2017

A source pegged the deal at $5 million, which makes it the top deal of this year's TIFF market to date, tied with Neon's pickup of I, Tonya . Jenkins will reportedly receive a seven-figure directing and writing fee, which is said to be in the range of $7 million to $9 million. (more...)
Angelina Jolie makes Toronto International Film Festival a family affair Angelina Jolie makes Toronto International Film Festival a family affair
- September 14, 2017

It's up to him. "Thank God she was supportive.she's taught me so much so I was very grateful to be able to share her story", Jolie said. Ung's book is what inspired Jolie to adopt a child from Cambodia in 2002, which is how she came to be the mother of Maddox. (more...)
Five Deaths, 100 Plus Evacuated From Nursing Home With No Power Five Deaths, 100 Plus Evacuated From Nursing Home With No Power
- September 14, 2017

Five patients have died after their Florida care home lost power during Hurricane Irma , according to authorities. Footage from the scene on Wednesday morning showed patients being rolled out of the nursing home on stretchers and taken to Memorial Regional Hospital. (more...)
Price starts at $179 Price starts at $179
- September 13, 2017

Apple is also bringing live sports to Apple TV with this new set-top box. Apple TV 4K will be available on September 15th at a price tag of $179. Cupertino-based tech giant Apple on Wednesday announced the launch of its next-generation streaming device with 4K Ultra HD resolution, called the " Apple TV 4K" at its annual iPhone launch event at the Steve Jobs Theatre in in Apple Campus, Cupertino. (more...)
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Will Reportedly Co-Sponsor Bernie's Medicare-For-All Bill, Too Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Will Reportedly Co-Sponsor Bernie's Medicare-For-All Bill, Too
- September 13, 2017

Sanders' office wrote in an announcement on Facebook. But despite this rising support for single-payer health care, dozens of Democrats have yet to voice support for Sanders' legislation. That idea has won increasing traction among more liberal members of the Senate Democratic caucus, particularly among those eyeing possible presidential campaigns . (more...)
About 1.3 million lose power in Florida from Irma, utility says About 1.3 million lose power in Florida from Irma, utility says
- September 11, 2017

Florida Power & Light Company said that about 430,000 customers were without power Sunday morning. "This is a very powerful storm and every bit of Florida is going to feel its wrath". But given Irma's size and strength, the companies were preparing for the worst. More than 76,000 people in the state are already without power, according to Gov. (more...)
"Cult" TV Show Returns as AHS Premieres
- September 07, 2017

The premise for this season is, at the moment, a little complicated. "What do humans love the most? ". The outcome, however, doesn't just unsettle Ally, but also unleashes a series of dormant phobias, including her fear of (sigh) homicidal clowns . (more...)
House approves $7.85 billion Harvey relief package House approves $7.85 billion Harvey relief package
- September 07, 2017

Republican and Democratic congressional leaders will meet with Trump at the White House Wednesday to discuss this month's agenda. The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved roughly $8 billion in initial emergency aid for relief and rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, which tore into Texas on August 25. (more...)
Princess Mako of Japan will leave royal family to marry university boyfriend Princess Mako of Japan will leave royal family to marry university boyfriend
- September 04, 2017

In a press conference on Sunday, she said she was first attracted to Kei Komuro's "smile like the sun ". The decision means the princess will have to give up her royal title when they tie the knot. He is said to be very photogenic and once won a tourism promotion contest to win the honour of "Prince of the Sea". But the announcement was postponed because heavy rain and flooding hit the northern part of the Kyushu region in early July, with Princess Mako and Komuro worrying about the ... (more...)
Curb Your Enthusiasm's Shelley Berman Dead at 92 Curb Your Enthusiasm's Shelley Berman Dead at 92
- September 03, 2017

He collaborated with Mike Nichols, Elaine May and others, honing his improvisation skills and developing the routine that employed an imaginary telephone to take the place of an onstage partner. Having accomplished many "firsts" in the comedy business, Berman's " Inside Shelley Berman " live album was the first comedy recording to be certified gold. (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Makes $1 Million Donation To Hurricane Harvey Victims Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Makes $1 Million Donation To Hurricane Harvey Victims
- September 02, 2017

Recently, another high-profile actress Sandra Bullock was reported to donate $1 million dollars to the relief efforts of the American Red Cross . I'm going to lead the charge and step up this way, ' he added. Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson , $25,000 to the American Red Cross . DJ Khaled and Nicki Minaj joined in with $US25,000 donations. (more...)
Houston forced to open more mega-shelters Houston forced to open more mega-shelters
- September 01, 2017

McCasland says more cots are on the way for thousands of people who didn't have one Monday night. She took cat naps inside her sedan until police officers arrived with jumper cables the next day. Although forecasters had feared that another 2 feet could fall in some places, it appeared that the outlook had improved somewhat on Tuesday. The Dallas Zoo is welcoming Hurricane Harvey evacuees, free of charge. (more...)
WWE Smackdown Live Results 8/29/17 WWE Smackdown Live Results 8/29/17
- August 31, 2017

He was interrupted by Shinsuke Nakamura , which brought out Rusev and Randy Orton. Viktor now works over Gable, again, keeping him grounded. He shoves the Singhs aside and then everyone brawls. Shane has heard enough and makes his way out to the ring. There aren't many "free" faces on the blue brand for him to take on, but I have a feeling that Sami Zayn may be used in his role as sacrificial lamb as Roode's first feud. (more...)
Dam overflows as Houston copes with historic rain Dam overflows as Houston copes with historic rain
- August 30, 2017

Record rainfall levels have drenched Houston over the past four days. Even worse, officials now worry that the worst may be yet to come. Late Sunday night, local officials issued voluntary evacuation notices for residents around the reservoirs - but urged them to wait until daylight to leave the area, if they chose to do so. (more...)
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West move on; Taylor Swift still in 'one-way feud' Kim Kardashian, Kanye West move on; Taylor Swift still in 'one-way feud'
- August 30, 2017

Then there's that ending that's as exhaustingly meta as it is a try-hard approach to confronting her, yes, Reputation . Meanwhile, Taylor is teaming up with bosses at UPS, choosing to use the US courier service as her "official delivery partner" for the release of her new album. (more...)
Jeff Zucker limited how many Trump jokes I could tell Jeff Zucker limited how many Trump jokes I could tell
- August 29, 2017

Signs that their friendship was on the rocks came after Cooper tweeted his disdain for Griffin's actions at the time: 'For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in. "It wasn't amusing - I get it". Ali tweeted a screenshot of the email Griffin received from CBS Corporation's Arnold Kopelson, who wrote the kind of "Dear Leader" letter you'd expect to read in something like V For Vendetta , further signaling our descent into a dystopia. (more...)
Watch the new 'Super Troopers 2' trailer on YouTube Watch the new 'Super Troopers 2' trailer on YouTube
- August 29, 2017

In 2001, a movie was released that changed the face of cinema forever. The long anticipated sequel to the cult comedy classic is headed to theaters with all the debauchery and probable full-frontal male nudity one could ever want or need. (more...)
India Saddened Over Violence And Terrorist Attack In Myanmar India Saddened Over Violence And Terrorist Attack In Myanmar
- August 29, 2017

Ethnic Rakhine and other residents of Maungdaw have been evacuated to Sittwe and Rathedaung, while thousands of Rohingya have fled across the border to Bangladesh . Rohingya have been fleeing Myanmar since the early 1990s and there are now about 4,00,000 in Bangladesh, which has said no new refugees will be allowed in. (more...)
Kevin Hart Pledges $25000 To Hurricane Harvey Relief Kevin Hart Pledges $25000 To Hurricane Harvey Relief
- August 29, 2017

Hart posted a video on Instagram in which he introduced the Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge and announced he was donating $25,000 to recovery efforts. "I've been a person that's partaken in several of them but at this point I'm going to start a real challenge". Toronto native Drake, who has lived in Houston for the last eight years, said that he and DJ Future the Prince are working with local relief groups "to aid and assist the people of Texas in anyway we can and in the most immediate ... (more...)
Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj Katy Perry ft. Nicki Minaj
- August 27, 2017

Although Taylor Swift and Katy Perry have never come right out and talked about their feud openly or named the other by name, both have sung about their clash. Even considering all that, this year could be Swift's most dramatic VMAs yet, seeing as we're living in a post-" Look What You Made Me Do " world. (more...)
Boy copied favourite movie scene to save drowning brother Boy copied favourite movie scene to save drowning brother
- August 27, 2017

Back in July, Jacob's two-year-old brother Dylan fell face down into a pool at their grandmother's home in Detroit. The scene which Jacob copied was from San Andreas in which Johnson's character tries to save his on-screen daughter using chest compressions. (more...)
How to Watch the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards How to Watch the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards
- August 27, 2017

Taylor Swift fans will also be in for a treat during the show even if she doesn't make a surprise appearance. "I'm happy to see my fans and I'm happy to bring a great aesthetic to the stage when it plays back for these viewers", Lamar told MTV of his performance on Sunday. (more...)
Trump defends his Charlottesville response Trump defends his Charlottesville response
- August 25, 2017

Trump, who often uses news organizations as a foil, repeatedly singled out the media for criticism of how it covered the violence in the Virginia college town of Charlottesville and the resulting political fallout. Trump also launched a series of verbal grenades at the media who were there covering his rally, which drew thousands on a day that hit 107 degrees outside. (more...)
Trump preaches Trump preaches "unity" after divisive rally in Phoenix
- August 25, 2017

After coming under fire from both sides of the aisle for his response, Trump called the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists are "criminals and thugs" on the following Monday. Trump and North Korea had a week-long war of words earlier this month, with tensions escalating to the point where Guam , the island territory with strategic US military value, sent out a tip-sheet to residents on what to do if there was a missile attack. (more...)
Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie push for gay marriage in Australia Chris Hemsworth, Margot Robbie push for gay marriage in Australia
- August 25, 2017

A fan made Meghan aware of the poster on Twitter . It's time for marriage equality . "I would be very emphatic that our schools, our parishes exist to teach a Catholic view of marriage", said Denis Hart, the Archbishop of Melbourne, according to the Sunday Morning Herald . (more...)
"Star Wars" launches a scavenger hunt to reveal "Last Jedi" characters
- August 25, 2017

The game helps celebrate " Force Friday II", a toy-focused event around the world meant to promote the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Disney will certainly not need to rely on Jedi mind tricks to peddle the products, as the " Star Wars " franchise brought in $1.5 billion in sales over 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Taylor Swift Announces New Album 'Reputation' - When Will It Be Released? Taylor Swift Announces New Album 'Reputation' - When Will It Be Released?
- August 24, 2017

Swift poses in a battered-looking, loose-fitting gray sweater with a zig-zag stitch detail on her right shoulder and a chain choker necklace, looking more rebel than pop princess. She originally removed her music from music from such outlets in 2014. It goes from very soft, to hard, to soft again. There's a good chance it will be a diss track. (more...)
Joker Origins Film In The Works; Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips Involved Joker Origins Film In The Works; Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips Involved
- August 24, 2017

Warner Bros.is working on an origin movie on the legendary DC Comics villain The Joker . While Leto is set to reprise his role in the Suicide Squad sequel and Harley Quinn spin-off, the upcoming origin film will see a new actor portray the Clown Prince of Darkness. (more...)
Bobby Roode makes 'glorious' debut on WWE SmackDown Live Bobby Roode makes 'glorious' debut on WWE SmackDown Live
- August 24, 2017

Looks like Shelty B will be teaming with Gable for the foreseeable future. Now stuck refereeing another clash between AJ Styles and Kevin Owens on the condition that he get a shot at KO should he win back the U.S. SmackDown Women's Champion Natalya teamed with Carmella , holder of the women's Money in the Bank Briefcase, against Becky Lynch and former champion Naomi . (more...)
Hellboy, Raiden, and Black Manta Join the Injustice 2 Roster Hellboy, Raiden, and Black Manta Join the Injustice 2 Roster
- August 24, 2017

Fighter Pack 1 characters were Red Hood , Sub-Zero and Starfire which were released in June, July and August, respectively. Aside from that, the character has already received the hype it deserves; prolonging even just the gameplay will make fans lose interest. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ Gains New Gamescom 2017 Trailer Dragon Ball FighterZ Gains New Gamescom 2017 Trailer
- August 23, 2017

Also, with Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta recently being confirmed as members of the game's roster, that may pave the way for newer battlegrounds to be introduced. What is happening? The Party Match is also revealed with the new asset batch of the day. Are you as enamoured with Dragon Ball FighterZ as we are? In less than a month, select players will be able to try out the game thanks to the closed beta. (more...)
Donald Trump's Face Is in AHS: Cult's Opening Credits Donald Trump's Face Is in AHS: Cult's Opening Credits
- August 22, 2017

Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story trailer was just released on August 21 on Twitter , and it's horrific. Why is American Horror Story promoting complete and utter disrespect towards the American flag? It looks like three major motifs are represented here: the old AHS standby, death (a coffin, a bloody sink, a canine corpse); the clowns/dark carnival theme that's been in numerous season seven promos; and, as promised , heavy political overtones, with figures wearing Donald Trump ... (more...)
Wrestler Ric Flair is 'awake, communicating,' says rep, but there are complications Wrestler Ric Flair is 'awake, communicating,' says rep, but there are complications
- August 21, 2017

However, in a statement Thursday, his fiancee, Wendy Barlow, said that he had "multiple organ problems" and "still needs prayers". Flair rep Melinda Morris Zanoni said on Facebook that she can not answer personal questions on the illness. (more...)
New Star Wars Battlefront II Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer Released New Star Wars Battlefront II Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer Released
- August 21, 2017

The space fights for Battlefront II are being made by Criterion - the same developer who created the first Battlefront's side title, Rogue One VR mission, which rolled out previous year. Don't forget that a full reveal is happening tomorrow, August 21, and can be watched live on EA.com at 09.30AM PT. Further, an open beta test is already penciled-in to take place from October 6 to 9 on all platforms. (more...)
Actress marries her long-time boyfriend secretly Actress marries her long-time boyfriend secretly
- August 19, 2017

Along with Riya and Shivam, the picture also shows Riya's mom Moon Moon Sen. Apparently, there were reports that Riya will be tying the knot by the end of this month, however, it was recently revealed that the diva has got married now. If news are to be believed, the reason behind Riya's rushed wedding may be her pregnancy. Money is not important for them as they don't realise its value. (more...)
She's here! Derek Jeter and wife Hannah Davis welcome daughter Bella Raine She's here! Derek Jeter and wife Hannah Davis welcome daughter Bella Raine
- August 19, 2017

Derek Jeter is now the proud father of a handsome baby girl, according to the Yankees . Since the news, the Jeter's have received many congrats and wishes from their many celebrity friends, led by Derek's former team. "[Our kids are] going to be born into such an extraordinary situation". The 20-year baseball veteran is now part of an ownership group that has an agreement in place to buy the Miami Marlinsfor $1.2 billion. (more...)
The Obi Wan Movie Is Definitely Happening, Here's Who Could Direct The Obi Wan Movie Is Definitely Happening, Here's Who Could Direct
- August 18, 2017

The project, T.H.R. notes, is still "at the earliest of stages, and has no script". Sir Alec Guinness played Obi-Wan in the original Star Wars trilogy. If the film comes to pass, Daldry would work with Lucasfilm to shepherd the film through its development process and the writing. The next standalone feature will be the untitled Han Solo movie, which has Ron Howard directing, after replacing Phil Lord and Chris Miller. (more...)
Nifty continues to rule firm for 3rd day, up 7 points Nifty continues to rule firm for 3rd day, up 7 points
- August 18, 2017

Sentiment was also upbeat across global markets with Asian shares advancing as tensions between the US and North Korea came off the boil, although the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak USA inflation weighed on the dollar. However, market observers opined that a mixed trend observed in the global markets, coupled with profit booking in automobile and banking stocks, pared gains. (more...)
Graceland plays host to Elvis fans from around the world Graceland plays host to Elvis fans from around the world
- August 17, 2017

He said: "I spent many years being Elvis but when the smoking ban came into force people stopped going out as much". Her adult son wore a tan shirt and jeans as well as a blazer and a pair of boots. Georgann Reynolds, 70, president of the fan club, said the fandom expressed by Galaz and McNeilan is typical of the way in which Elvis' music - a mixture that spoke to blues, country and rock and roll - touched the world. (more...)