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Fox Settles Lawsuit With Gretchen Carlson
- September 13, 2016

Ailes and friends may have presided over a particularly sexist and antediluvian workplace, but it is unlikely that it is unique in America. Ailes did not pay any of the settlement, said his lawyer, Susan Estrich. Fox News in the United States has reportedly paid US$20 million (A$26 million) in damages to a former anchor who alleges she was sacked after refusing to have sex with former chief executive Roger Ailes . (more...)
Woman in famous WWII kiss photo dies at 92
- September 13, 2016

In 1956, she married a doctor, Mischa Friedman, and moved to Maryland, where she raised a son Joshua and a daughter Mara. During the war, Ms Friedman fled Austria for the US to escape the Holocaust. In the years since it was taken, 11 men and three women claimed to be the people depicted in the photo, the newspaper said. “It was just somebody celebrating. (more...)
Protests continue as K'taka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu
- September 13, 2016

Bowing to the Supreme Court Monday order, the state began releasing daily 15,000 cusecs from early Wednesday from Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) and Kabini reservoirs across the river basin for 10 days amid protests and demonstrations by farmers, traders and youth in the Mysuru region. (more...)
Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died at 47 Transgender actress Alexis Arquette has died at 47
- September 13, 2016

She also had bit roles in films like "Pulp Fiction ", "Bride of Chucky " and as a Boy George impersonator first in the Adam Sandler comedy " The Wedding Singer " and again in " Blended ". Richmond did not confirm the exact cause of death but The Hollywood Reporter claims she was suffering from a serious long-term illness. "We came to discover the one truth - that love is everything", the statement continues. (more...)
RuPaul Wins His First Emmy: RuPaul Wins His First Emmy: "I Feel Like I'm in a Dream"
- September 13, 2016

The main Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will be held next Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8/7c on ABC. "Honestly, I really didn't expect this", RuPaul , who has consistently broken ground for LGBTQ representation in the mainstream since "Supermodel (You Better Work )" hit the Billboard Hot 100 in 1992, told reporters backstage. (more...)
Doctor says Clinton has pneumonia, rest advised Doctor says Clinton has pneumonia, rest advised
- September 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton is back at her suburban NY home, after having left the 9/11 memorial ceremony in lower Manhattan early because she was feeling " overheated ". Late Sunday night, The New York Times reported, citing her campaign, that Clinton was canceling plans to visit California on Monday; she had planned to spend two days there. (more...)
Stan Wawrinka Beats #1 Novak Djokovic, Takes US Open Title
- September 13, 2016

There was so much emotion. Nili's decision angered Wawrinka, whose momentum in the match was at stake, but the world number three insists he only wanted clarification of the regulations. The on-court microphones captured Djokovic telling Wawrinka , "Stan, sorry man, I couldn't stand it". Again, Wawrinka did not let the stoppage rattle him and after Djokovic won the next game, Wawrinka held serve to take the match. (more...)
Trump says Putin is a better leader than Obama
- September 13, 2016

Trump demurred questions about whether Russian Federation, which has been accused of being behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee, is trying to influence the USA election. Trump also brought up Putin's praising the GOP candidate earlier in the campaign, when he reportedly called Trump a "bright and talented person". Meanwhile in New York, Clinton met with national security and foreign policy experts who are supporting her campaign to discuss terrorism. (more...)
Netflix 'The Punisher' Series: 'Westworld's Ben Barnes Cast Opposite Jon Bernthal Netflix 'The Punisher' Series: 'Westworld's Ben Barnes Cast Opposite Jon Bernthal
- September 13, 2016

He is killed due to Frank Castle's actions and this causes the Saint family to go after Frank to avenge him, which results in the deaths of Frank's family. TV Line reports that Ben Barnes ( Westworld ) has been cast as a series regular. Barnes' previous acting credits include The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian . (more...)
Hits keep coming as 'Sing' premieres at Toronto Film Festival Hits keep coming as 'Sing' premieres at Toronto Film Festival
- September 13, 2016

Directed by Garth Jennings, Sing follows a koala named Buster (voiced by Matthew) who tries to drum up business for his failing theater by hosting a singing competition, with contestants like a pig named Rosita (voiced by Reese) and a porcupine named Ash (voiced by Scarlett). (more...)
Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton has 'rarely,' but on occasion, had dehydration spells
- September 13, 2016

Asked for Obama's thoughts about Clinton being sidelined by illness, White House spokesman Joshua Earnest said "it certainly does not impact his assessment that she is the best person in the country to succeed him". Clinton also acknowledged that she should have scaled back her scheduled after Friday, but was committed to attending the 9/11 memorial and tried to power through. (more...)
Coldplay pay tribute to Gene Wilder with moving rendition of Pure Imagination
- September 13, 2016

Tweeted Jim Carrey: " Gene Wilder was one of the funniest and sweetest energies ever to take a human form". The Young Frankenstein director said that he knew Wilder was ill, but even though he expected it, it was still tough to come to terms with. (more...)
De Bruyne delgiht at derby win
- September 13, 2016

Guardiola was satisfied with his side's display against Jose Mourinho's United, as City made it four wins from as many Premier League games. Sometimes players disappoint managers. "But to compete against the best clubs in Europe, in this moment with the way we are playing, we are not able to". "If you ask me whether we are ready to compete in Europe, we are not ready". (more...)
Reaction to the Dallas Cowboys week one loss
- September 13, 2016

Last season the Giants fell apart down the stretch and gave the game away. Larry Fitzgerald had eight receptions for 81 yards and two touchdowns for the Cardinals. "Yeah, for the most part". But some of those possessions were merely quick drives - two of which ending in touchdowns. The Giants would return home after this game to blow another fourth quarter lead to the Falcons before rattling off three straight wins. (more...)
NFLPA, NFL investigating handling of hits on QB Cam Newton NFLPA, NFL investigating handling of hits on QB Cam Newton
- September 13, 2016

So from that standpoint, the protocol was followed. Newton stayed in and led the Panthers into field goal range, although Graham Gano missed a 50-yard attempt that would have given Carolina the lead. The NFL released a statement on Friday saying medical officials determined that Newton didn't need to leave the game. Because potential headhunting occurred on such a big stage, Rivera hopes it could change how officials treat Newton. (more...)
New Miss America has advice for Trump, Clinton: 'Compromise'
- September 13, 2016

The 21-year-old beauty was an early favorite in the competition as she won the preliminary talent round earlier this week, before going on to top the leaderboard and take home the much sought after title on Sunday (09.11.16) at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall. (more...)
Trump voters 'basket of deplorables', says Clinton Trump voters 'basket of deplorables', says Clinton
- September 13, 2016

Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, called for Clinton to apologize, something that Trump himself has not done in the face of controversy. In January, when GOP primary rival Sen. In seizing upon the comments , Trump used the opportunity to do some fundraising as well. He's cited Clinton's vote in favor of it as evidence of her poor decision-making ability. (more...)
Wawrinka over the moon after US Open title win Wawrinka over the moon after US Open title win
- September 13, 2016

Stan Wawrinka sat before a packed press room inside Arthur Ashe Stadium and glanced to his left. "As I said, I was feeling exhausted already at the beginning of the match". Djokovic continued to chase down as much as he could, despite a bloodied toe, but Wawrinka converted his second match point to claim his third major title in as many years. (more...)
Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields is Miss America 2017
- September 13, 2016

When asked about Hillary Clinton during the interview portion of the competition, Savvy instead chose to address Hillary and Donald Trump with the claim that while they have both done well thus far, "they also need to watch what they're doing". (more...)
Hillary Clinton cancels California trip after health scare Hillary Clinton cancels California trip after health scare
- September 13, 2016

Clinton walked out of daughter Chelsea Clinton's apartment on her own and made only a brief comment to the reporters waiting outside, saying "It's a attractive day in NY". Asked after the event about Clinton's health incident, Trump said, "I don't know anything about it". "It means less speculation", he said. The ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site marked the 15th anniversary of the attacks. (more...)

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