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Grime musician Skepta wins prestigious Mercury music prize
- September 17, 2016

He won the £25,000 award for self-released album Konnichiwa, which covers topics including police harassment and his anger at British politics. Bowie fans will, of course, be disappointed, as will supporters of Anohni , whose Hopelessness was also a frontrunner. (more...)
Hillary Clinton doctor says she is 'fit to serve'
- September 17, 2016

Clinton has remained healthy and has not developed new medical conditions this year other than a sinus and ear infection and her recently diagnosed pneumonia", the doctor said. The details were provided during a taping. However, reversing what his team had said earlier, the Republican candidate handed host Mehmet Oz one page of results from a physical conducted last week by his physician, Dr Harold Bornstein. (more...)
Former Sussex Great British Bake Off contestants in shock over show's changes
- September 17, 2016

However, it seems that her husband Paul Hunnings has spoken out on her behalf and has seeming confirmed that Mary is staying put and will NOT follow the show to Channel 4. "BBC Worldwide additionally has an exclusive first negotiation position with Love Productions for the global distribution of future seasons of The Great British Bake Off". (more...)
SC tells Karnataka to release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery water
- September 17, 2016

Karnataka's minister for water resources, M.B. Patil, had earlier told Mint that almost 30 TMC feet of water was released in those three months. The farmers' leader also warned the government that it would face a strong agitation if water was released to Tamil Nadu. (more...)
Soundarya and Ashwin Ramkumar to separate soon? Soundarya and Ashwin Ramkumar to separate soon?
- September 17, 2016

Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth has been co-opted as a member of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) besides being appointed as its ambassador to the film fraternity. She was also instrumental in introducing him to Pa Ranjith, with whom the superstar would go on to make Kabali . In the initial days of their marriage, Soundarya used to post her loving moments with husband on her social media pages. (more...)
Hadid sisters unfazed by Marc Jacobs' dreadlock drama Hadid sisters unfazed by Marc Jacobs' dreadlock drama
- September 17, 2016

Jenna Rosenstein of Harper's Bazaar , who caught up with Palau before the show to discuss the models' stunning (in more ways than one) look, had this to say: "I couldn't help but wonder how people would react to a hairstyle that holds such an important place in certain cultures". (more...)
Skepta Wins Prestigious Mercury Music Prize
- September 17, 2016

Skepta is the first Grime artist to win the prestigious award since Dizzee Rascal for "Boy In Da Corner" in 2003. Skepta - real name Joseph Adenuga - was scheduled to kick off the tour on Saturday (17Sep16) in Perth . Radiohead, who hold the Mercury record for most nominations but have never won the prize, were shortlisted for " A Moon Shaped Pool ", in which the experimental rockers inch back to their guitar-rock origins. (more...)
Clinton '08 campaign chief: We didn't start 'birther' movement Clinton '08 campaign chief: We didn't start 'birther' movement
- September 17, 2016

Asked in the Oval Office about the renewed controversy Friday, Obama gave the question short shrift and made a veiled dig at the USA media and its obsessive coverage of Trump. Trump's senior communications adviser, Jason Miller, had said the issue already was closed as far as Trump was concerned. On Friday, the Republican nominee for the first time publicly said Obama was born in the US. (more...)
Ed Helms and Owen Wilson Look for Their Father in 'Bastards' Trailer Ed Helms and Owen Wilson Look for Their Father in 'Bastards' Trailer
- September 17, 2016

J.K. Simmons is an especially amusing treat in this first-look trailer, but it's also hard to ignore the film's less-than-ideal January release date, which is normally a dumping ground for material that is not exactly up to snuff. The pair set out on a journey to find their real father after it comes to light their mother ( Glenn Close ) has been lying to them for their entire lives. (more...)
Plea to protect Tamils in Karnataka, Kerala
- September 16, 2016

All necessary steps have been taken to ensure that law and order does not face any setback", Puducherry Chief Secretary Manoj Parida said. Private schools are closed but most of the government schools will be working today. Traders unions who are taking part in the protest, said about 21 lakh shops throughout the state would down shutters. SUPREME Court on Thursday took Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Governments to task for failing to check violence following its order on the Cauvery dispute, ... (more...)
He's Back! Kanye West Reveals YEEZY Season 4 & More He's Back! Kanye West Reveals YEEZY Season 4 & More
- September 16, 2016

The show was nearly two hours late starting, but as this was one of Kanye's infamous performance art installations, the models had to stand in the heat that whole time, also without any water . Kanye also introduced a new range of jewelry and footwear that included an all-white pair of Yeezy Boost 350s, transparent thigh-high boots, and slides. (more...)
Facebook rolls out Kirk, Spock and LaForge for Star Trek Day
- September 16, 2016

Star Trek fans around the world are celebrating the franchise's 50th anniversary , and Facebook is getting in on the action. He also points out most of the Star Trek attraction is still intact. Star Trek has always looked to the future, but today is one to celebrate the present as Star Trek turns 50 years old. This led us to our final cast: Kirk, Spock, Geordi and a Klingon. (more...)
Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia Reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after pneumonia
- September 16, 2016

Today just 22 percent of people in the United States believe that her health is above average, down from 29 percent in late August. Clinton will spend the weekend in Washington , D.C., where today she will address a luncheon hosted by the Black Women's Agenda. (more...)
Pastor stops Donald Trump as he berates Hillary Clinton in black church Pastor stops Donald Trump as he berates Hillary Clinton in black church
- September 16, 2016

He went on to make a few remarks about fixing Flint's drinking water problems, but some in the crowd began to heckle. We all remember when President Obama visited "Little Miss Flint", aka Amariyanna Copney and collectively made our hearts crumble into a million little pieces - well, Miss Copney got to meet with "another toxic orange-ish mess" today and.well, you see the picture. (more...)
Bill Clinton's role: 'Whatever I'm asked to do'
- September 16, 2016

In an interview with CBS's Charlie Rose that aired on Monday, Bill Clinton tried to put all the rumors to rest by stating that what happened to his wife was nothing but dehydration due to excessive campaign activity. "We have been as transparent as we can be, and we've been more transparent than any other foundation - more transparent than any other foundation has been asked to be, and certainly more transparent than anybody else in this line of work", Clinton said. (more...)
Hillary Clinton 'doing great' as she returns to campaign trail after pneumonia
- September 16, 2016

In addition to her positive assessment of Clinton, Bardack also listed all medications the Democratic hopeful is taking and listed other treatments she received this year - none of which were serious in nature. After she become "overheated", "dizzy" and "dehydrated" at the 9/11 ceremony, Bardack examined Clinton at her suburban NY home. Thetwo-page single-spaced letter reveals more details about Clinton's health in an effort to dispel rumors and insinuations that her medical problems are ... (more...)
Vantiv Embraces Apple Pay on Web, Lures Its Developers Vantiv Embraces Apple Pay on Web, Lures Its Developers
- September 16, 2016

Some individual companies like Time Inc. and home decoration site Wayfair have already announced support for the platform. Apple Pay's move to the Web is exactly what Vantiv had in mind when launching Vantiv One Network Experience two months ago as a multi-channel app developers' playground. (more...)
Michael Giacchino Will Now Compose Music For Rogue One Michael Giacchino Will Now Compose Music For Rogue One
- September 16, 2016

Disney has replaced original " Star Wars: Rogue One " composer Alexandre Desplat with "Star Trek Beyond" composer Michael Giacchino , an individual with knowledge of the project has told TheWrap. And honestly, a Giacchino-composed Star Wars film is kind of a dream come true. Rogue One underwent extensive reshoots this summer that saw writer Tony Gilroy take on a filmmaker role during the shoot and the postproduction process as Disney and Lucasfilm sought to clarify story and ... (more...)
New 'Moana' Trailer - Blow Dart In The But-Cheek New 'Moana' Trailer - Blow Dart In The But-Cheek
- September 16, 2016

Legend tells of a her who will journey to find the demigod Maui. The pair must go on a mission together, presumably to save someone or something. And it certainly seems like Moana could be capable of the same, thanks to the gargantuan talents of classic Disney directors Ron Clements and John Musker, who both worked on Aladdin and The Princess and the Frog; as well as a co-writing credit from Taika Waititi, now helming Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok. (more...)
Justin Timberlake Says He's Ready To Collaborate With Britney Spears
- September 16, 2016

Justin and Britney were one of the world's most famous celebrity couples before they split in 2002 after three years of dating. News, when the show's host told Timberlake that Spears named him as a dream collaborator, and asked if he would ever work with her in the future, he responded, "She did?" Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids documents the final stop of the pop star's 20/20 Experience World Tour in Las Vegas. (more...)

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