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Cowell apologises to O'Leary over X Factor axing Cowell apologises to O'Leary over X Factor axing
- August 21, 2016

The presenter told The Sun he got a late-night call in February from Simon, who told him: "I've made a mistake, I'd love to get you back". Cowell's efforts to revamp the show with a new-look judging panel and co-hosts Ollie Murs and Caroline Flack backfired after the former Saturday night juggernaut failed to win over viewers. (more...)
Trump tells African-American voters to give him a shot Trump tells African-American voters to give him a shot
- August 21, 2016

Marshall added that Trump painting the entire African-American community as living in poverty with no jobs shows he is "completely out of touch" with the community. "Or do we go back to the same economic policies that cost so many Michiganders their jobs during the recession?" "A Trump victory would be for people whose voices have not been heard in many, many years", Trump said. (more...)
LeMahieu reaches in 9th straight plate appearance; Rox win
- August 21, 2016

Sammy Solis (2-3) got the win and Colorado-native Mark Melancon needed only four pitches in the ninth for his 34th save in 37 chances. LeMahieu's batting average is up 14 points over his past four games to.342, just six points behind Washington's Murphy for the NL Lead after Murphy had two hits Tuesday. (more...)
"Awesome Hour" on the track as USA captures 6 Olympic medals
- August 21, 2016

Castlin, after dedicating her medal to victims of gun violence, said, "Women hurdlers are so strong in the United States and we have overcome controversy". The first Rio story I saw Wednesday was about Evan Jager's second-place finish in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase finals, and it included video of him closing the gap on eventual victor Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya, who won in an Olympic record 8 minutes, 3.28 seconds. (more...)
US women win 6th straight Olympic basketball title
- August 21, 2016

After all, gold medal games are supposed to be dramatic affairs, not nearly 30 point routs. On Friday, Serbia never trailed, beating Australia 87-61 in the second semifinal and earning their first Olympic medal in men's basketball (since the break-up of Yugoslavia). (more...)
United States win women's water polo gold medal United States win women's water polo gold medal
- August 21, 2016

The Italians won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Games, beating the US, 6-5, in the semifinal game. "I'm not going to say that it doesn't make your heart warm", Krikorian said. Her teammates hope she will re-enroll. Her father, Winston Johnson, flew in from his job in Abu Dhabi to be in attendance. "It feels awesome", Musselman said. (more...)
Lisa Loves Showbiz: Amber Heard Donates Entire $7M Divorce Settlement To Charity Lisa Loves Showbiz: Amber Heard Donates Entire $7M Divorce Settlement To Charity
- August 21, 2016

Heard filed for divorce in May, and later obtained a temporary restraining order that alleges Depp hit her during a fight in their Los Angeles apartment that same month. "By 2018, nobody's going to remember this happened". When the couple announced their divorce settlement, they attempted to put all of these events behind them. (more...)
Margot Robbie lobbying for Harley Quinn spinoff Margot Robbie lobbying for Harley Quinn spinoff
- August 21, 2016

So the question appears: will Suicide Squad get a Batman v Superman treatment and provide us with a longer, possibly more coherent movie? "Not for anything specifically, but just something - there's so much more to do". A movie focusing on just The Joker and Harley Quinn would be EPIC. Despite its stellar box office earnings, Suicide Squad is on the receiving end of overwhelmingly negative reviews. (more...)
Amy Schumer addresses Kurt Metzger controversy Amy Schumer addresses Kurt Metzger controversy
- August 21, 2016

His words are not mine", and "I didn't fire Kurt. "We butt heads, we get in fights because he infuriates [me and head writer Jessi Klein]", Schumer said. That is not representative of me at all. She continued that though she has asked Metzger to refrain from posting similar content, the focus on him has distracted from what she views as the real problem. (more...)
Trump Shakes Up Campaign with New Manager and CEO Trump Shakes Up Campaign with New Manager and CEO
- August 21, 2016

Bannon has been in charge of Breitbart News for a period in which it has been a strong platform for the kind of populism and fierce opposition to illegal immigration that gave rise to Trump's candidacy in the Republican primaries. Amid the tumult, Trump has appeared increasingly agitated, discussing the possibility of losing publicly and questioning his advisers' advice. Bannon and Trump have known each other for years, the Journal points out. (more...)
Paul Manafort resigns as Donald Trump's campaign chairman amid ongoing turmoil
- August 21, 2016

In a statement , Trump says Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. "I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today, and in particular his work guiding us through the delegate and convention process", Trump said . (more...)
Four up for CBB eviction Four up for CBB eviction
- August 21, 2016

Although he reassured her that she had not done anything "personal" to him, she insisted on apologising. James Whale, Katie Waissel and Aubrey O'Day and Marnie Simpson were also voted for but managed to escape the possibility of facing elimination. (more...)
Witness For The Prosecution: Ben Affleck to direct Agatha Christie's short story Witness For The Prosecution: Ben Affleck to direct Agatha Christie's short story
- August 21, 2016

Tyrone Power and Marlene Dietrich starred in the original film directed by Billy Wilder . Based on the 1925 Agatha Christie short story of the same name, the film is about a lawyer representing a man accused of killing a rich woman who had the man as the main beneficiary of her will. (more...)
Milwaukee Police Officer Target of Threats Following Shooting Milwaukee Police Officer Target of Threats Following Shooting
- August 21, 2016

Smith, a 23-year-old man who had been shot and killed by an officer after fleeing a traffic stop on Saturday night. Many posts contained threats against him and a photo. A BP gas station (pictured) and several cars in the parking lot were destroyed after the shooting caused unrest in Milwaukee Saturday. However, the curfew banning teens from being on the streets past 10 p.m.is still in full effect. (more...)
Volvo and Uber to develop driverless cars
- August 21, 2016

Within a fortnight, Pittsburgh citizens will be able to order driverless cars - a customised Volvo XC90 - from their mobiles (just as Uber is used in the traditional sense) that will initially be supervised by humans in the driver's seat. (more...)
Frank Ocean Released a New Music Video, "Nikes", This Morning
- August 21, 2016

The video is acid-trippy, to say the least, with images of self-immolation, gorgeous women (in varying forms of semi-NSFW nudity), rain, glitter - and a rapping Chihuahua. The latest addition to Apple's exclusive titles is Frank Ocean's album Endless . It was a warm summer night in August of 2016 when it finally happened: After four long, grueling years, during which patient fans had all but lost hope, Frank Ocean released new music. (more...)
Lochte takes to Instagram with apology
- August 21, 2016

Feigen provided a revised statement this evening in the hopes of getting his passport released, the USOC said. Rio officials are appealing and want the fine increased to about $50,000. A warrant revealed that Lochte gave a different story from one of his teammates in a deposition, where he said he was robbed of $400 by one armed robber. (more...)
Last Time: Phelps And Lochte Duke It Out In Olympic Pool Last Time: Phelps And Lochte Duke It Out In Olympic Pool
- August 21, 2016

Lochte and Michael Phelps are friends. Cate Campbell posted the fastest time in the semifinals, an Olympic-record 52.71 seconds and younger sister Bronte was fifth-fastest at 53.29. He stopped the clock at one minute, 54.66 seconds, off Ryan Lochte's world record of 1:54.00. The Olympics came to an end for another USA backstroke champion. (more...)
Tragically Hip fans look to celebrate life, family during final show
- August 21, 2016

Having started in Victoria B.C. on July 22, the group will take the stage for what will likely be their last performance in their hometown of Kingston on Saturday. Canadians won't want to miss this unprecedented opportunity to witness the Kingston concert live in its entirety, as there will be no on demand or online streaming playback of the full event following the broadcast. (more...)
The Hidden Fashion Message in Frank Ocean's Visual Album
- August 21, 2016

Two versions seems to be a theme in "Nikes", in which two modified versions of Ocean's voice sing and rap alongside and on top of each other. (At one point, Ocean holds up a picture of Trayvon Martin , while the vocals note that the dead teenager "look just like me.") It's also pretty great, deeply moody and shot through with sparks of life. (more...)

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