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AP Newsbreak: Winfrey picks Whitehead novel for book club
- August 07, 2016

Oprah is very excited about her latest pick for her book club. When Whitehead got the call about the Oprah news, he said in a press release, "I let out a stream of loud, joyful expletives-which was awkward because my plane had just landed and everyone looked at me like I was insane ..." According to Whitehead, he had been informed about Oprah's pick in April. (more...)
Everything not coming up roses for Barbra Streisand's Gypsy remake Everything not coming up roses for Barbra Streisand's Gypsy remake
- August 07, 2016

The.1%, she remarked, was Donald Trump. "I'm (a) big fan". She's also booked for two-nights in Brooklyn, New York. But while Judy Garland was the product, and the casualty, of Hollywood's merciless studio system, Streisand has always been in full control of herself, her image, and her career. (more...)
Rio Olympic 2016 Opening Ceremony
- August 07, 2016

After the grandeur of Beijing's opening ceremony in 2008 and the high-tech, cheeky inventiveness of London's in 2012, Rio's was earthier and less swish but more sobering with its gloomy environmental look at the future and deliberate penny-pinching. (more...)
Suge Knight Sicced His Goons on Eminem Once Suge Knight Sicced His Goons on Eminem Once
- August 07, 2016

Williams said they told him, "Man, Suge Knight sent us to strongarm him and it's going down". In an interview with "Murder Master Music Show," Big Naz , the ex-bodyguard of Eminem, narrated how he learned about the alleged plan of the record producer to have him killed , BET reported. (more...)
Bail Organa CONFIRMED For ROGUE ONE! Bail Organa CONFIRMED For ROGUE ONE!
- August 07, 2016

He ultimately met his maker when the Death Star destroyed Alderaan. "No! No.people got nothing better to do than to look at this little picture?" A surprised Smits initially denied it, then pretty much came clean. If they want to call, let them call. Now, Smits has confirmed that Bail is back at least one more time! "I think there will be involvement with George down the line". (more...)
Obama: Islamic State likely to continue to threaten US Obama: Islamic State likely to continue to threaten US
- August 07, 2016

He says as the jihadist group loses ground in the Middle East, there are signs that it is shifting to attacks overseas. DETROW: Well, the president said we're making progress, and he went into kind of a laundry list of military engagements with ISIS and talked about how much ground ISIS has lost within Syria and Iraq . (more...)
Wunderlich Cuts Kate Spade & Co. (KATE) Price Target to $20.00 Wunderlich Cuts Kate Spade & Co. (KATE) Price Target to $20.00
- August 07, 2016

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The total traded volume was 26,301,838 shares. The stock had closed at $20.14 on the previous day. The RSI indicator value of 23.22, lead us to believe that it may correct downwards in the near term. Shares of Kate Spade & Co (NYSE: KATE ) now have an ABR of 1.55, derived from a total of 11 opinions. (more...)
Watch almost an hour of Civilization VI gameplay Watch almost an hour of Civilization VI gameplay
- August 07, 2016

Groomed for rule from the age of five after his father abdicated the throne and fled to Europe, Pedro II was known for his strong devotion to his people despite his resentment towards the monarchy that robbed him of so much of his childhood. (more...)
Clarinetist Pete Fountain dead at 86 Clarinetist Pete Fountain dead at 86
- August 07, 2016

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is remembering clarinetist Pete Fountain as "an inspiring performer whose unmistakable sound" defines the city's cultural heritage. Many considered Fountain the embodiment of everything New Orleans represents. "I can still toot", he told the Associated Press . Fountain grew up listening to Goodman's records, but Fazola was playing in the French Quarter where Fountain could listen firsthand. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Makes Her Case to America Hillary Clinton Makes Her Case to America
- August 07, 2016

Democratic Convention concluded July 28, with powerful endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the President of US and an exultant Hillary accepting the nomination. And there's the whole Clinton family back on that stage again. A super PAC behind Donald Trump directed its first advertising dollars toward wooing Bernie Sanders supporters on the grounds of the Democratic National Convention. (more...)
Mailman shares heartwarming routine with dog Mailman shares heartwarming routine with dog
- August 07, 2016

Adorable "cat-leticism" on display at the Kitten Summer Games " Just want to share something cool! The previously unnamed "Postman Pat" has since been discovered to be Steve Hennum from Te Puke in Bay of Plenty, who says it's nice people are seeing large dogs like Kyza as approachable. (more...)
Kanye West and Drake to team up? Kanye West and Drake to team up?
- August 07, 2016

E! News reports the two are dating, but Rihanna is hesitant to make it exclusive again. And we're not mad about it, 'cause the bad gal has never looked better - from her style to her long, slick-straight strands. Kanye West and Drake - two of hip-hop's biggest heavyweights - have suggested they will be joining forces for an album. Fans of both the singers were shocked with the public admission of Drake , US Weekly reports . (more...)
Always wanted to become a singer, says Zareen Khan Always wanted to become a singer, says Zareen Khan
- August 07, 2016

Ali Fazal and Zareen Khan are acting in a music video, which is an adaptation of Kishore Kumar's classic hit Pyaar Manga Hai Tumse. Earlier Ali Fazal has also done some intimate scenes in the horror movie, "Khamoshiyan". The song "pyar Manga Hai Tumhee Se Naa Inkar Karo" is the song of the movie College Girl in 1978, The singer of the original song was Kishore Kumar and the music was given By Bappi Lahiri and the song was written by Shiv Kumar Saroj. (more...)
Finally, the TRUTH behind that 'Becky with the good hair' lyric Finally, the TRUTH behind that 'Becky with the good hair' lyric
- August 07, 2016

Fashion designer Rachel Roy sparked gossip that she was the woman referenced on the track about a husband's infidelity, which many fans believe details a troubled patch in the superstar's marriage to Jay Z, after she captioned an Instagram post in part, "good hair don't care". (more...)
Azealia Banks Says She's Leaving Social Media for Good Azealia Banks Says She's Leaving Social Media for Good
- August 07, 2016

Goodbye. For good", she concluded. Banks ended with, " My legacy can't live and die on the Internet ", in what we can only hope is a new commitment to her music. There was even an #AzealiaBanksDeactivatedParty. Banks has had a history of going after everyone from Disney Channel star Skai Jackson to Beyonce on her Twitter and social media. (more...)
Rio Olympics 2016: Paes-Bopanna Crash Out in First Round at Olympics Rio Olympics 2016: Paes-Bopanna Crash Out in First Round at Olympics
- August 07, 2016

Seven is the Indian record, one Paes said he was proud to have in his name. "I feel a little sad for Rohan". As many as two wins will take them to the semis and at least a win in two attempts from there will be enough for a podium finish. (more...)
The Best and Worst Moments of the 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony
- August 07, 2016

The Portuguese bobbed to shore in boats, the African slaves rolled in on wheels and together they ploughed through the forests and planted the seeds of modern Brazil. "On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to our athletes who have displayed such tremendous dedication and commitment", Trudeau wrote in a statement. (more...)
Mother charged with killing 17-month-old with salt Mother charged with killing 17-month-old with salt
- August 07, 2016

Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Kevin Bobo said in a news release that doctors told them the salt caused the infant to have seizures and a high fever. Homemade baby food, especially stuff that's been preserved, can sometimes have too much salt in it, making it risky, according to Parents magazine. (more...)
Obama asks Republicans why they're still supporting Trump
- August 07, 2016

Hollande criticized Trump's "hurtful and humiliating comments". In a press conference held in Washington with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong, Obama called on Republican Party leaders to disown him. Mr Khan also doubted whether Trump had read the constitution. Trump responded by implying Ghazala Khan's religion preventing her from speaking at the convention, though she later said talking publicly about her late son was still too hard. (more...)
U2 Delay Next Album To 2017 U2 Delay Next Album To 2017
- August 07, 2016

Bono told the writer that Songs of Experience is not finished but, sounding like a certain presidential candidate, "you will like it". Their previous album, "Songs of Innocence", covered their boyhoods. Bassist Adam Clayton said that the album and new tour dates are expected to be revealed in the near future. U2 has already confirmed two big gigs in the US. (more...)

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