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'Game of Thrones' season 7 casting notice raises major questions 'Game of Thrones' season 7 casting notice raises major questions
- August 23, 2016

The General: This character will be a senior military officer in the age range of 40 - 55. A thirtysomething male is wanted to play a city guard - someone with an RP accent and only needed to be on-set for one week - and an actor of any ethnicity or race is wanted to play a merchant or courtesan. (more...)
Demi Lovato Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Song Demi Lovato Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Song
- August 23, 2016

In the meantime, compare the two songs for yourself below. Demi Lovato is now facing a lawsuit brought against her by indie rock outfit Sleigh Bells. According to the lawsuit, Sleigh Bells believes their songs are, at best, "substantially similar", and, at worst, "virtually identical", so now they're looking for at least $150,000 in damages! They named Lovato, UMG Recordings and producers Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub as defendants. (more...)
Rays blast 5 homers in rout of Padres Rays blast 5 homers in rout of Padres
- August 23, 2016

Baseball is filled with some freaky and weird injuries, and Nick Franklin's injury is another addition to that mix. Rookie Blake Snell (4-5) struck out eight in five innings, giving up one run, five hits and four walks. Archer struck out nine in 7 1/3 innings, Miller hit his third homer in two days and Tampa Bay beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. (more...)
Marin battles to Olympic title
- August 23, 2016

Sindhu , after waving to the crowd for their huge support, went and lifted the Spaniard onto her feet and embraced for her victory. Carolina pointed out that she wanted to change the shuttle to keep it new and quick but Sindhu opposed it deliberately because she wanted her to lose the focus . (more...)
Alexa & Carlos PenaVega Announce Upcoming Baby's Name & Sex! Alexa & Carlos PenaVega Announce Upcoming Baby's Name & Sex!
- August 23, 2016

After some confusion among commenters, she clarified that, yes, Ocean is the name they've chosen for their baby boy. "For us it has a attractive biblical meaning". Both also appeared as contestants on Dancing With The Stars. Carlos reached the final rounds with pro partner Witney Carson and they finished in fourth place. (more...)
Texas Teacher's No-Homework Policy Goes Viral Texas Teacher's No-Homework Policy Goes Viral
- August 23, 2016

The note announced that Mrs. According to studies, as well as an article from the Washington Post, there hasn't been any research that's found any benefit to assigning homework of any kind - or of any amount - to elementary school students. (more...)
John Oliver to Donald Trump: 'Drop out' John Oliver to Donald Trump: 'Drop out'
- August 23, 2016

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver has a solution for Trump: " drop out ". This time , Oliver's main message was that Trump should drop out of the election to both save face and save the American people. Oliver then drew parallels between Trump and the children's book " The Kid Who Ran for President ", saying Trump could use the main character's closing speech to end his campaign. (more...)
Olympian Greg Rutherford helps complete final Strictly line-up Olympian Greg Rutherford helps complete final Strictly line-up
- August 23, 2016

Announced on The One Show , the three now join the likes of Judge Rinder, Daisy Lowe, and Will Young. But I don't want to spoil the fun of Strictly. I'm training to run in a line and jump into a sand pit, this is something I've never done, I've never danced in my life. (more...)
Trump pleads for black votes: 'What do you have to lose?' Trump pleads for black votes: 'What do you have to lose?'
- August 23, 2016

The changes coincided with a startlingly contrite campaign appearance by Trump on Thursday, when he acknowledged that several statements he's made on the trail have been hurtful to others. The strategist said: "Parties are weaker than they have been for a long time , so they couldn't police these candidates". Trump has relied heavily on the Republican National Committee for conventional campaign infrastructure. (more...)
Trump campaign CEO Paul Manafort resigns
- August 23, 2016

Former Breitbart News chairman Stephen Bannon is assuming the position of "campaign CEO" and Kellyanne Conway will be the campaign manager, Trump announced Wednesday. Trump's son, Eric Trump , told Fox News in an interview that will air Sunday that his father anxious questions about Manafort's past were taking attention away from the billionaire's presidential bid. (more...)
New Jumanji Will Not Be A Remake, Says Johnson New Jumanji Will Not Be A Remake, Says Johnson
- August 23, 2016

The filming for " Fast and Furious 8′ came to an end this week, with stars like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Nathalie Emmanuel ('Game of Thrones") Instagramming that the shoot is over. You have my word that we will honour his name and his character will stand alone and be forever immortalised in the world of Jumanji in an earnest and cool way". (more...)
Donald Trump Colorado campaign office being run by 12-year-old Donald Trump Colorado campaign office being run by 12-year-old
- August 23, 2016

He says he'd like to run for president one day, with Trump's son Barron (who is 10 years old) as his running mate. Or, keep up-to-date by following Denver7 on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter . He organizes the volunteers to help conduct get out the vote efforts for the Republican presidential nominee. A swing state can turn the tide in an election, but Clinton feels confident about her chances in Virginia and Colorado, thanks in part to growing minority communities and ... (more...)
You won't BELIEVE what Janice from Friends sounds like in real life You won't BELIEVE what Janice from Friends sounds like in real life
- August 23, 2016

Maggie seemed to relish the fact that people still love her character, who popped up every now and then in Friends, much to the annoyance of Chandler. "The laugh happened for me organically in the first rehearsal because I needed to find a way to laugh because Matthew Perry is so amusing. I created Janice's laugh because I knew I needed something". (more...)
This is how Maggie Wheeler who plays Janice from Friends actually sounds This is how Maggie Wheeler who plays Janice from Friends actually sounds
- August 23, 2016

But, her famous character Janice on " Friends " is someone everyone knows. A third wrote: 'How different is Janice in real life?' Despite the series ending over a decade ago, Maggie says she's still recognised everywhere she goes. (more...)
Prince's Fatal Painkillers Were Found in Mislabeled Bottles
- August 23, 2016

As for the second theory, investigators still believe that Prince did not know that the drugs he was taking before his death contained fentanyl . Prince was found dead in an elevator by two staffers at his Minneapolis-area property, Paisley Park, on the morning of April 21. (more...)
Knee injury sidelines striker Andy Carroll as West Ham injury problems mount Knee injury sidelines striker Andy Carroll as West Ham injury problems mount
- August 23, 2016

Tore helped break the deadlock with a moment of brilliance on 85 minutes displaying an impressive dribbling ability before finding Antonio with an accurate cross. After 112 years playing just down the road at Upton Park, West Ham have entered a new era this season following their move to the venue used for athletics at the 2012 Olympics. (more...)
Stocks fall in early trading as oil prices decline Stocks fall in early trading as oil prices decline
- August 23, 2016

Treasury two-year yields rose to the highest level in two months . The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note recently was 1.554%, according to Tradeweb. September West Texas Intermediate crude (http://www. marketwatch .com/story/oil-prices-hammered-by-increase-in-us-rig-count-2016-08-22) slumped 3%, with some analysts blaming a rise in the USA oil-rig count last week. (more...)
Allyson Felix narrowly misses gold as Shaunae Miller dives across finish
- August 23, 2016

Miller, 22, finished second behind Felix at the World Championships in Beijing a year ago and had a decent lead with 50 metres remaining. Just when it was nearly certain that Felix would win the game, Miller lunged face-first over the finish line, breaking the plane just 0.07 seconds before Felix and landing face down. (more...)
Woman trying to take photo falls to death from California cliff Woman trying to take photo falls to death from California cliff
- August 23, 2016

According to CBSLA.com, Barrera was with friends at Point Fermin Park , a popular destination that offers visitors scenic views along the coast from atop its steep bluff. Barrera's friends ran to a metro stop, waved down a bus driver and asked the driver to call 911. The stretch of cliffs where Barrera died has claimed many lives: Authorities say around a dozen people die in accidents every year, and there are also numerous suicides. (more...)
Zac Efron, Arthur Nory compete in Olympics for Simone Biles' heart Zac Efron, Arthur Nory compete in Olympics for Simone Biles' heart
- August 23, 2016

He may be single and ready to mingle, but Simone Biles out of bounds for Zac Efron. Biles has been a standout at this year's Games, earning four gold medals and a bronze. Simone has been a Zac Efron fan for a long time . She is my girl. "Sometimes I used to kiss him on the cheek", Biles revealed sheepishly. "It makes me proud to see Simone give God the glory in this monumental moment in her life", West tweeted after the race. (more...)

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