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Has Amy Schumer quit her Comedy Central show?
- August 22, 2016

Schumer also clarified that Metzger does not now work for the show because "we aren't making the show anymore", she tweeted . "I think Amy's immediately viable movie career is something that she's going to be pretty focused on going forward". (more...)
Coach K goes, Pop arrives for US hoops team in transition Coach K goes, Pop arrives for US hoops team in transition
- August 22, 2016

The podcast is hosted by Jesse Williams and Stefan Marolachakis, and made it's debut Wednesday with James as their first guest. James will be 35 years old then, with 17 years of National Basketball Association experience under his belt. (more...)
How To Donate To The Gord Downie Fund For Brain Cancer Research
- August 22, 2016

Fans took to the Lakeside Ball Diamonds on the Nelson waterfront to take in the final Tragically Hip concert of the Man Machine Poem Tour. Lead singer Gord Downie was recently diagnosed with brain cancer so the show was nearly certainly the very last, opportunity for Canadians to see the group live. (more...)
Basketball: Brazil keep hopes alive with win over Nigeria Basketball: Brazil keep hopes alive with win over Nigeria
- August 22, 2016

D'Tigers won the first quarter 16-15 as Alade Aminu, Ike Diogu, Uzoh Ben , Chamberlin Oguchi were all at their best as Nigeria dominated proceedings. D'Tigers earned their first win at the 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournament by creating the biggest upset to date in the competition with a 90-76 defeat of Croatia on Saturday night but lost to Argentina, Lithuania, Spain and host Brazil. (more...)
Fed might soon be ready for a hawkish turn
- August 22, 2016

But they also said they wanted to "leave their policy options open" as a slowdown in the future pace of hiring would argue against near-term monetary tightening. New York Fed President William Dudley this week also told Fox Business that a September rate hike was "possible". - The dollar index extended lower in the early hours to reach 94.38 and it was last at 94.45. (more...)
Busy West Ham host Bournemouth with both teams seeking first win Busy West Ham host Bournemouth with both teams seeking first win
- August 22, 2016

Antonio , 26, was signed last summer after impressing on the wing for Nottingham Forest - but towards the end of his first season he was being deployed in defence for Bilic's side. But Bilic has faith that Antonio can be just as good in either role as his side look to contend with a run of five games in a fortnight. "Against Chelsea , as a winger in that position after 60 minutes of the game you simply can't do that". (more...)
Early mistake costs Athletics in 4-2 loss to White Sox
- August 22, 2016

Chicago starter Jose Quintana (10-9) gave up two runs on eight hits, struck out six and walked one in seven-plus innings while David Robertson worked a scoreless ninth for his 32nd save. "After that point, he was pretty strong". Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt reacts after striking out swinging during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Sunday, Aug. (more...)
Kakashi awakens the Susanoo Kakashi awakens the Susanoo
- August 22, 2016

Episode 472 of " Naruto Shippuden " featured the series' return to the Shippuden timeline and saw the death of one of the characters. With this said, however, many fans are getting a bit apprehensive due to the tendency of Studio Pierrot to cut costs when producing the Naruto Shippuden anime's episodes. (more...)
Tigers trounced by Red Sox
- August 22, 2016

Henry Owens had quite a travel odyssey to reach Comerica Park in time for Sunday's start against the Tigers. Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, right, watches his two-run home run as Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann, left, looks on during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. (more...)
Gold medals for gymnast Simone Biles and her 'crush,' too
- August 22, 2016

Why doesn't he ever just turn up anywhere in our vicinity? But then, after she and teammate Aly Raisman finished competing on Tuesday, Efron showed up in Rio and surprised the Final Five . But thankfully, I didn't skip it, 'cause Zac Efron was in there. Here's the exact moment Simone (and her team) flipped out-it's so endearing, you have to watch it. (more...)
Louisiana Gov. says Trump's visit 'helped shine spotlight' on flooding
- August 22, 2016

At least 13 people have been confirmed dead due to the massive floods that have caused thousands to be displaced in and around Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as a state of emergency is in effect. Donald Trump has arrived in Louisiana to tour damage from the historic flooding. "The magnitude of the devastation is something you really have to come here to see". (more...)
Gloria Hunniford feels 'violated' after 120k scam Gloria Hunniford feels 'violated' after 120k scam
- August 22, 2016

He told police he had been recruited by a pal called "Timmy" to go into the bank with a woman pretending to be his grandmother and another posing as his aunt. "I couldn't understand why Santander didn't immediately notify me of unusual activity, because surely banks are supposed to have warning systems". Aysha was accused of being a part of the scheme, but later acquitted as she told jurors: "The name on the ID card was Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford , and sorry to be stereotypical but this ... (more...)
'He lied': Al Roker tears apart Ryan Lochte over Olympic robbery scandal
- August 22, 2016

Ch-ch-check out the clip (below) to hear him go OFF on the fibbing gold medalist! Bush told Roker to "calm down" and repeatedly insisted that Lochte rather "embellished" facts. As Bush offers support to the "kids traveling overseas", Roker furiously stirs his drink. "Whether you call it a robbery or whether you call it extortion or us just paying for the damages, we don't know", Lochte said, before admitting he "over-exaggerated the story". (more...)
Carmelo Anthony announces retirement from Olympics
- August 22, 2016

But all that was forgotten as the Mike Krzyzewski-coached team completed the U.S. medal tally in Rio, its 46th gold to comfortably top the table from Great Britain. The Americans pounded out 17 fastbreak points and 13 second-chance points in the first half while holding Serbia to 3-of-17 shooting from three-point range. (more...)
Buddy comedy? 'War Dogs' is darker than you think Buddy comedy? 'War Dogs' is darker than you think
- August 22, 2016

A brand new featurette has just been released for the comedy-drama, which hits cinemas on 26th August. The movie, inspired by a true story, follows the pair as they get a $300 million deal through the U.S. It signaled that Philips was looking to get more ambitious and sure enough WAR DOGS is a significant step in a whole new direction for the director . (more...)
Amy Schumer Confirms 'Inside Amy Schumer' Has Not Been Cancelled
- August 22, 2016

She's merely taking a break from the show for at least a year to focus on touring, stand-up, and writing (she just released her book " The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo "). Glaser had been accused of sexual assault on a female comedians' private Facebook group, said Variety , noting that Metzger was critical of the group and the accusers. (more...)
US ambassador condemns Turkey wedding attack US ambassador condemns Turkey wedding attack
- August 22, 2016

Samil Tayyar, deputy of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party), said on twitter that the attack was carried out by Islamic State, Xinhua news agency reported. Relatives grieve at hospital August 20, 2016 in Gaziantep following a late night militant attack on a wedding party in southeastern Turkey. Over the past year, Turkey has been besieged by a wave of attacks that have been claimed by militants linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party - known by its acronym PKK - or ... (more...)
PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Trump adviser Paul Manafort has resigned PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Trump adviser Paul Manafort has resigned
- August 22, 2016

Trump's been repeatedly accused of adopting positions favorable to Russian President Vladimir Putin by Democratic contender Hillary Clinton's campaign, which said Tuesday there were "real concerns about the pro-Kremlin interests" of his team after allegations about the payments emerged. (more...)
Ethiopian medalist makes protest gesture at marathon finish Ethiopian medalist makes protest gesture at marathon finish
- August 22, 2016

Thus, the role of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, from the 1968 games in Mexico City, was filled by Feyisa Lilesa, 26, from the east African nation more than 8,000 miles away from the U.S. Asked if he was anxious about being sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), he said: "I can not do anything about that". This was my feeling. (more...)
United States roasts Serbia, wins third straight gold medal
- August 22, 2016

In the end, it wasn't even up for debate. "I knew this is the end", Anthony told Ros Gold-Onwude on NBC moments after Team USA's 96-66 win over Serbia . From when Serbia led 14-11, the U.S. team outscored them 85-52. In other highlights of Day 16, American wrestler Kyle Snyder won gold, becoming at 20 the youngest Olympic wrestling champion in USA history. (more...)

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