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Emmy preview: Can 'Game of Thrones' repeat? Emmy preview: Can 'Game of Thrones' repeat?
- September 18, 2016

The 68th Annual Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel , kick off Sunday night at 7:00 on ABC 25. With shows like the two nominated above, the runaway hit that is Stranger Things , and its growing menagerie of Marvel shows, Netflix will continue to earn nominations. (more...)
"DWTS" Addressing Security Procedures After Lochte Protest
- September 18, 2016

The video also shows at least four others in the audience wearing anti-Lochte shirts. The protesters who ambushed Ryan Lochte on " Dancing with the Stars " are defending their actions after being released from jail. "The suspects posed as audience members", an LAPD spokesman told The Times on Monday night, "then changed clothes to display anti-Lochte T-shirts to disrupt the show". (more...)
Giant pandas declared no longer endangered
- September 18, 2016

The Giant Panda then moved up from Rare to Endangered in 1990 as its population began to rebound. The agency calls it "critically important" that the Chinese government's conservation efforts continue. The list contains more than 80,000 species, and nearly 24,000 of those are threatened with extinction. They have therefore been downgraded to the "vulnerable" species list. (more...)
Armstrong's late TD helps Huskers past No. 22 Ducks, 35-32
- September 18, 2016

OREGON: The Ducks, who weren't overly sharp in their first two games, probably will find themselves outside the Top 25 come Sunday. Armstrong threw for 200 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for a team-high 96 yards and a touchdown. The Oregon Quarterback used his legs for a first down and watched Kani Benoit make a big cut down the sideline for a gain into the redzone before an across the middle pass to Darren Carrington at the two yard line. (more...)
Stuntman completes Knievel's failed Snake River Canyon jump
- September 18, 2016

To complete the 1,400 foot-wide jump and, um, stay alive, Braun's rocket reached speeds estimated at 400 miles per hour before the parachute was deployed. Braun said he wanted to pay homage to Knievel by making the jump himself. Evel Knievel has been Mr Braun's idol and inspiration since the day they met in the 1970s. (more...)
Samsung urges Note 7 owners to stop use
- September 18, 2016

The company promised to offer new replacements to all buyers at home and overseas. On Friday, Singapore Airlines Ltd became the latest carrier to ban use of the phones during flights, following an identical move by three Australian airlines, according to a Reuters report . (more...)
Villar lifts Brewers to 2-1 win over Cubs
- September 18, 2016

Anthony Rizzo had two hits for Chicago and also homered for the third time in the last two games, tying the game 1-1 with a two-out shot off Matt Garza in the sixth inning. "That kid, Broxton, he's so athletic that he was able to go over it", he said. Optioned to Class AAA Colorado Springs after compiling a 6.31 ERA in his first 10 starts, Peralta has a 3.35 ERA in six starts since his recall on August 8. (more...)
Donald Trump says women should get birth control over the counter
- September 18, 2016

The Republican presidential nominee, speaking at a middle school gym, took full advantage of recent comments by Clinton, who described half of Trump's supporters as a "basket of deplorables", and accused them of racism and sexism. "I think I could lose a little weight". "He's always cared about all people. I've always been a little bit this way, you know?" Bornstein also wrote that the 70-year-old Republican presidential candidate has been seeing him since 1980 and that he makes sure to ... (more...)
Indonesian designer makes NY Fashion Week history Indonesian designer makes NY Fashion Week history
- September 18, 2016

She has participated twice in New York's Couture Fashion Week and won the Best Fashion Designer in 2015 . Her show has been the talk of social media, with various news outlets and websites supporting the work of the designer. "It was just really emotional for her". "Some people think what the Muslim fashion designers produce is totally against this kind of religious doctrine [because it can be seen to attract attention]". (more...)
Suu Kyi visits Oval Office; US ready to lift sanctions
- September 18, 2016

She said top priority was national reconciliation. The White House is keen to reinforce Suu Kyi's primacy as the de facto head of the government of Myanmar . So-called "smart sanctions" (US Treasury-sanctioned bans on business dealings with specific conglomerates and businessmen) are targeted in nature but operate more as blunt tools in practice, dampening overall US business appetite. (more...)
Who Will Win at the 2016 Emmys? Cast Your Vote!
- September 18, 2016

Frasier has won 37 Emmys Awards, which is also a record. . Dinklage's main competition for the trophy could be from fellow Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington , receiving an Emmy nomination for the first time . In the Lead Actress category, Julie Louise-Dreyfus is once again favored to win. Three years after Netflix's House of Cards became the first web-only series to win a Primetime Emmy Award , the popular streaming service goes into this weekend's awards show with more ... (more...)
Take guns from Clinton's secret service agents and 'let's see what happens'
- September 18, 2016

Get free real-time news alerts from the Across America Patch. Mrs. Obama said. "It is excruciatingly clear that there is only one person in this election we can trust with those responsibilities, only one person with the qualifications and the temperament for that job, and that is our friend Hillary Clinton". (more...)
Doctor's letter: Trump in 'excellent' health, takes cholesterol medication Doctor's letter: Trump in 'excellent' health, takes cholesterol medication
- September 18, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign said Thursday night the Republican presidential candidate now believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States. The letter says Kaine is in "overall excellent health", has never smoked and has "modest" alcohol use. (more...)
Texans different team than in playoff loss to Chiefs
- September 18, 2016

Third time in a year, there is a lot of familiarity there and a lot of history. Instead, Reid noted what was different and how those changes might influence an alternate outcome. "They've got new players". We've got new players. He played 30 games for the Chiefs in 2009-10, picking up 73 tackles. "That's the way we look at it". (more...)
Stuntman soars over canyon, completing what Evel Knievel could not
- September 18, 2016

This April 12, 2016 photo provided by Mike Hughes shows his rocket and launch pad in Canyon, Texas. As well as recreating the stunt, Braun's rocket also had ties to Knievel, as his designer, engineer Scott Truax, is the son of the man who built Knievel's rocket, Skycycle. (more...)
'Counting on' Wilson to play despite sprain
- September 18, 2016

After Wilson's injury, the team initially thought he would be out of the rest of the game. However Wilson threw his first interception of the 2016-17 National Football League season after being pressured from multiple Dolphins defense. "I was pretty limited", Wilson said . "He's not in a boot and he's walking around and he's practicing on Wednesday", Carroll later added at a Monday afternoon news conference. (more...)
USA election: Clinton set to return to campaign trail
- September 18, 2016

But on Thursday Mrs Clinton walked on to the stage of a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, to the sound of James Brown's "I Feel Good". The Clinton campaign released a two-page letter from Clinton's doctor Wednesday detailing her recent illness. (more...)
Trump On Clinton's Security: 'Her Bodyguards Should Drop All Weapons' Trump On Clinton's Security: 'Her Bodyguards Should Drop All Weapons'
- September 18, 2016

At a rally in August in North Carolina, he posited that "second amendment people" could stop her from picking pro-gun reform judges if she was elected to the presidency. The statement followed a long, nationally televised procession of veterans and other Trump supporters speaking about the candidate, with Trump appearing almost an hour late. (more...)
Snowden 'No Whistleblower — House Intelligence Committee
- September 18, 2016

This report just came one day ahead of the release of a film by Oliver Stone based on the true story of Snowden entitled after his name. Snowden admitted that he did not read all of the stolen documents in an interview with John Oliver in April, 2015, and also acknowledged that he may have endangered an intelligence operation fighting al-Qaida in Iraq through the massive leak. (more...)
'Dancing with the Stars' released new video of Lochte protesters
- September 18, 2016

BBC Worldwide Productions, which develops and produces the show, told TheWrap in a statement, "Two individuals stormed the dance floor tonight and were immediately subdued and escorted out of the building". While the drama was unfolding on the DWTS stage, host Tom Bergeron cut to a commercial break. Lochte stated he was "a little hurt", adding: "I came out here". (more...)

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