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NYC judge dismisses case in fatal beating of wife's attacker NYC judge dismisses case in fatal beating of wife's attacker
- September 08, 2016

Darcel Clark, the Bronx district attorney, said that the decision was made after a thorough investigation and lengthy talks with Nash's family. Sponsored content: Take our data storage survey and we'll donate to the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund. (more...)
Pokemon Go 'is blasphemous' Indian court told Pokemon Go 'is blasphemous' Indian court told
- September 08, 2016

Petitioner Ajay Dave stated that the game hurts the religious sentiments of Hindus and Jains and "this is my key contention", advocate Nachiketa Dave, who argued the PIL, said. Is he of the opinion that finding eggs in mosques, gurdwaras and churches is okay, but not in temples? "Offering eggs to people in temples, even in the virtual world, is highly objectionable and amounts to blasphemy", the lawyer said. (more...)
Donald Trump: 'Major speech' on illegal immigration coming Wednesday in Arizona Donald Trump: 'Major speech' on illegal immigration coming Wednesday in Arizona
- September 08, 2016

Trump last week suggested a "softening" toward illegal immigrants, then seemed to reverse himself under fierce and immediate criticism from some conservatives. But lately, he's been exploring the issue's complexities in public. For the moment, what we're left with is that if Donald Trump were president, there might or might not be a deportation force to round up the 11 million undocumented immigrants, who might or might not be deported, and for whom there might or might not be a path to ... (more...)
Koffee With Karan To Come Back with Fawad Khan As First Guest Koffee With Karan To Come Back with Fawad Khan As First Guest
- September 08, 2016

This would be the first time that Fawad will grace the show something which we are sure his fans will love. Image sourceShah Rukh Khan and KJo have been best friends for ages and Karan Johar was expecting to open along with him, but the plans seem to have changed. (more...)
Putin: Russia, US May Reach Agreement on Syria 'within Next Few Days' Putin: Russia, US May Reach Agreement on Syria 'within Next Few Days'
- September 08, 2016

G-20 leaders confront a sluggish global economy and the winds of populism as they open annual talks, but the long war in Syria and the South China Sea territorial dispute hang over the summit. US President Barack Obama confirmed on Saturday that the US would join the Paris climate agreement. Important progress was also made in fighting cyber crimes, coping with the Ebola epidemic in Africa, and facilitating a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue, Xi said. (more...)
Gene Wilder's 'Willy Wonka' And 'Blazing Saddles' Back In Theaters This Weekend
- September 08, 2016

Want more stories like this? "He was so quirky, you never knew what to expect from Gene". "But, when it happens, it's still tremendous, it's still a big shock". I went backstage and Gene was in a Murray Schisgal play called 'Luv.' He was wonderful in it. He reminisced about telling Wilder that when he got the money to make The Producers , "you're going to be Leo Bloom". (more...)
Prince's Paisley Park Will Be Opened to the Public as a Museum
- September 08, 2016

Prince's family has entered an agreement with a subsidiary of Graceland Holdings LLC, the company that has been involved in running Elvis Presley's Graceland estate since 1982. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at City Hall, and a special city council meeting will take place October 3 to give final consideration to the application. The house and studio located in Chanhassen, Minnesota , will be turned into a museum . (more...)
MITT: I want to see Gary Johnson in the presidential debates
- September 08, 2016

Johnson's long-shot campaign has placed orders for advertising in Nevada, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Colorado and Washington State, according to data from Kantar Media/CMAG. "We strongly urge the debate commission to invite Johnson onto the stage to give voters an opportunity to hear his positions, to evaluate his temperament, and, perhaps most important, to compare him with the candidates nominated by the two traditional parties", wrote the paper's editorial board. (more...)
Pavilion Theater To Be Converted Into Nitehawk Prospect Park; Condo Plans 'Scrapped' Pavilion Theater To Be Converted Into Nitehawk Prospect Park; Condo Plans 'Scrapped'
- September 08, 2016

Nitehawk is also considering putting a sidewalk cafe outside the building, similar to its Williamsburg location, Viragh said . The newly named Nitehawk Prospect Park will have seven screens, 650 seats, an atrium overlooking the park, two kitchens, and two bars - bringing the Williamsburg theater's popular in-theater dining to the neighborhood.it will also be far larger than the original outpost, which has just three screens. (more...)
2nd night of prelims on tap for Miss America pageant 2nd night of prelims on tap for Miss America pageant
- September 08, 2016

Contestants compete in the evening gown portion of the Miss America pageant on Tuesday. The victor of the Miss America talent competition last night was Miss Tennessee, Grace Burgess . And Miss Massachusetts Alissa Musto added, "From the state that brought you bands like Boston, The Cars and Aerosmith, I'm here to rock and roll!" She is slated to sing in the contest's talent competition. (more...)
Former Fox News anchor settles lawsuit against Ailes for $20 million Former Fox News anchor settles lawsuit against Ailes for $20 million
- September 08, 2016

Other women have also come forward to share their own stories of the network boss' inappropriate behaviour. Ailes did not pay any of the settlement, said his lawyer, Susan Estrich. On a related note, Carlson was sacked from the network after she denied sexual advances from Ailes. Carlson said in a statement that she is "gratified that 21st Century Fox took decisive action" following the filing of her complaint. (more...)
School sends more pupils home in uniform crackdown School sends more pupils home in uniform crackdown
- September 08, 2016

The first day of school got off to a rough start for dozens of children over their uniform violations. "Apparently wrong pants (they were too stretchy) what a load of crap because she looked really smart and tbh I've seen a lot worse going into that school". (more...)
Kylie Jenner shows off platinum locks Kylie Jenner shows off platinum locks
- September 08, 2016

Kylie admitted her eldest sister Kourtney, 37, was her inspiration behind her dramatic transformation. Like, remember that time we thought both Kim and Kylie got bobs? Wearing clear heels, the rest of Kylie's outfit was a nude color, centering around a pair of tiny, high-waisted shorts and a matching nude crop top. (more...)
Apple unveils water-resistant iPhone 7
- September 08, 2016

Apple said it will have a second stereo speaker with an increased dynamic range. Apple will be including that shade for the next generation of iPhones as well. It will be available as free download beginning September 13. "Apple has a very long history of removing features we all thought were necessary, and then convincing us that we didn't need them", said Ask, noting that Apple paved the way in phasing out the use of floppy discs and optical drives in computers. (more...)
It's official, Mother Teresa is a saint!
- September 08, 2016

Her sanctity has inspired and encouraged so many through her example of serving the poorest of the poor. Mother passed away in the three-storeyed building on September 5, 1997, and was laid to rest there on September 13. Christina herself might be a Catholic, but people from across all religions stopped by to hear her story and marvelled at what looks like the third miracle performed by Saint Teresa. (more...)
Drake is this summer's most-streamed artist Drake is this summer's most-streamed artist
- September 08, 2016

Calvin Harris' "This Is What You Came For ", featuring Rihanna, wraps as the No. 5 song of the summer. The Songs of the Summer chart ranks the biggest hits based on cumulative performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart from the U.S. (more...)
Buchholz stifles Padres as Red Sox roll 5-1 Buchholz stifles Padres as Red Sox roll 5-1
- September 08, 2016

The Padres got their only run in the bottom of the fourth on Ryan Schimpf's solo homer, before the Sox answered with two more. Previous to that in three straight wins, they had collected 35 runs. He struck out three and walked three in dropping his third straight start. "He has a precipitous drop off in velocity", Padres manager Andy Green said. (more...)
Apple is releasing wireless headphones and everyone is making the same joke
- September 08, 2016

Analyst Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research says consumers are finding the watch is useful for health and fitness tracking, but that other apps have not caught on. "They did more than I expected, frankly". The company says it has designed the speaker to eject water after workouts. Nope, you're looking at the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the design language of which is largely similar to last year's model-well, with the exception of the removal of the headphone jack, the dual-camera setup on the 7 Plus, ... (more...)
Heathers pilot ordered by TV Land Heathers pilot ordered by TV Land
- September 08, 2016

Micallef's involvement and the direction TV land wanted to take the series also greatly influenced Headland's interest in the project. Back in the summer of 2009, we heard that a television series based on Michael Lehmann's 1988 dark comedy HEATHERS was in the works. (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow is Consciously Uncoupling From Conscious Uncoupling Gwyneth Paltrow is Consciously Uncoupling From Conscious Uncoupling
- September 08, 2016

Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and Chris Martin "consciously uncoupled" in 2014, but officially divorced this past April. But her entrepreneurial move was one that has been questioned and Paltrow has accused the press of pitting her and other high-profile women against each other in a piece for the Telegraph . (more...)

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