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WADA hacked, Froome and Wiggins' information leakedSeptember 15, 2016
- September 19, 2016

On Tuesday, the hackers published a list of Therapeutic Use Exemptions for Great Britain's Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins, victor of four Tours de France between them. On Wednesday, Russia's sports minister denied there had been any Russian government involvement in the hacks. Like prior records, the leak consists of therapeutic-use exemptions (TUEs) which are routinely provided to athletes suffering from genuine conditions and are carefully regulated by officials. (more...)
Christie goes to court over school funding, teacher tenure
- September 19, 2016

Burke cases, which mandate a certain level of funding for 31 poor and urban school districts, have not yielded results for students or state taxpayers. That system is known as "last in, first out", and Christie is now asking the Supreme Court to declare that law unconstitutional as it applies to poor school districts. (more...)
How Can You Watch The 2016 Emmys? You Have A Couple Options
- September 19, 2016

Simpson: American Crime Story, Roots and American Crime . When the talk show host first emceed the ceremony four years ago, he pranked folks not watching the live telecast by bringing Tracy Morgan on stage to pretend to be unconscious. (more...)
Jamie Oliver dismisses Great British Bake Off role speculation Jamie Oliver dismisses Great British Bake Off role speculation
- September 19, 2016

After the shock news that Bake Off is moving from the BBC to Channel 4, with the departure of presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, there is speculation that the two judges will not return for the next series. But when they were unable to reach agreement on future series, Bake Off risked coming off free-to-air television altogether. "The BBC and Love Productions grew Bake Off from a quaint idea into a global hit". (more...)
Kanye West Has Finally Joined Instagram
- September 19, 2016

Back in March, West tweeted that he was thinking about joining the social media site, but with one stipulation-that no one tell him what he should post. This report came after 35-year-old Kardashian shared a Snapchat video of herself in the nude, showing off her freshly sprayed figure. West, who has long boasted one of the most entertaining and occasionally infuriating accounts on Twitter , has long resisted the 'gram for reasons unknown. (more...)
'Sound of Music' actress Charmian Carr dies at 73 'Sound of Music' actress Charmian Carr dies at 73
- September 19, 2016

Kym Karath, who played Gretl, the youngest of the von Trapp children, wrote on Twitter: "It is with infinite sadness that I share the tragic news that the precious & exquisite Charmian Carr, handsome Liesl, has passed away". She also participated in the Sound of Music Family Scrapbook of personal photographs, home movies, and memorabilia from all of the film's child actors. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Slams Hillary Clinton for Lack of Action on Family Leave Ivanka Trump Slams Hillary Clinton for Lack of Action on Family Leave
- September 19, 2016

To keep child care costs low, the Democratic presidential nominee, who has made paid leave and child care center central planks in her campaign, is proposing families don't pay more than 10 percent of their income for child care . But, for poorer families struggling to pay for child care each week, and waiting to get a tax refund once a year is impractical, according to Linden. (more...)
Will politics, social issues influence Emmy Awards outcome?
- September 19, 2016

While the Creative Arts Emmys aired last night in condensed fashion on television, showing Game of Thrones taking home no less than nine Emmys pre-main ceremony, here in the non-tape delay world, the actors and actresses are gathering in Los Angeles to party down. (more...)
Trump Won't Release Medical Records on 'Dr. Oz Show' Trump Won't Release Medical Records on 'Dr. Oz Show'
- September 19, 2016

Trump's comments speculating on Obama's birthplace have been seen by many as an attempt to delegitimize the nation's first black president, and have turned off numerous African American voters he is now courting in his bid for the White House. (more...)
2nd woman's body identified in OH abduction, slaying case 2nd woman's body identified in OH abduction, slaying case
- September 18, 2016

Information the Ashland man told police led authorities to an abandoned house in Richland County, where they found the body of a third woman. When police arrived at the house in Ashland , they found the bodies of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. (more...)
Akhilesh Yadav Vows Full Support To Shivpal After Mulayam's Lesson
- September 18, 2016

Hitting out at Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for being least concerned about the common man in UP, Kohli added that law and order, and development, had gone for a toss in the state. SP's all four frontal youth wings also said that they would not work under Shivpal Yadav. "We will form government again". Around the same time, the supporters of Shivpal had gathered outside his residence not far away. (more...)
No evidence blast was terrorism, mayor says
- September 18, 2016

The explosion happened on West 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues in Manhattan, according to a report by New York City station WPIX TV . New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called it "an intentional act ", although it has not been linked to terrorism at this stage. (more...)
Patrick Dempsey keen to return for another Bridget Jones movie Patrick Dempsey keen to return for another Bridget Jones movie
- September 18, 2016

Much of the original cast (Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones , Sally Phillips and Shirley Henderson) is back and wonderful. Oscar victor Emma Thompson is Dr. As a comedy this movie is an accomplishment and Bridget Jones makes it look effortless. The screenplay was written by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer and Emma Thompson based on Helen Fielding's story and characters. (more...)
Bond denied for man accused of torching mosque
- September 18, 2016

In July, Schreiber posted a screed rife with typos and misspellings in which he seemed to say that all Muslims are inherently war criminals. A Facebook page apparently belonging to the suspect, established under his name with photos resembling his booking photo, include a message posted on July 12 that said "ALL ISLAM IS RADICAL, and should be considered TERRORIST AND CRIMANALS" written in capital letters with several misspellings. (more...)
Redskins drop season opener to the Steelers 38-16
- September 18, 2016

It's only one game, but unless big changes are in the wings, it sure looks like that's not going to be the case. In the end, Pittsburgh won in a rout, 38-16. "We're used to that - making plays", Williams said. We have Wheaton pegged for 6 targets in Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals, catching 4 of them for 51 yards and 0.40 touchdowns. (more...)
NY Attorney General Opens Inquiry Into Trump Foundation
- September 18, 2016

Bondi recently acknowledged that she asked Trump for a contribution, but denied claims that he was under investigation by her office at the time, CNN reported . In a June 28 response, Trump Foundation treasurer Allen Weisselberg said the donation was an innocent mistake. Trump has since reportedly paid the IRS a $2,500 penalty stemming from the foundation's Bondi donation. (more...)
Penn State fans cheer, protesters turn backs during Joe Paterno tribute
- September 18, 2016

Paterno, who coached the Nittany Lions for 46 seasons, was sacked by Penn State's board of trustees after Jerry Sandusky, the coach's defensive coordinator, was arrested for sexual abuse, acoording to the Associated Press. "It's a good first step". He held a sign that read, "You forgot already". Gordon Wild paces UMD with 13 points that comes from six goals and one assist, while Alex Cronagle is the only other Terp with multiple goals on the season, netting two. (more...)
Playwright Albee dies in NY
- September 18, 2016

Albee's assistant was quoted as saying by BBC that he died on Friday at his home on Long Island near NY. Albee's career spanned over five decades and he is considered one of America's greatest living playwrights after Arthur Miller and August Wilson . (more...)
Shutdown in Tamil Nadu evokes mixed response Shutdown in Tamil Nadu evokes mixed response
- September 18, 2016

State transport corporation-run buses and trains were operating as usual, according to reports. Police took into custody leaders and cadres of DMK, MDMK and other parties who tried to stage demonstrations onrailway tracks and roads. The Cauvery river flows through southern Karnataka and then enters Tamil Nadu. The court said it felt the situation was returning to normal. The DMK and VCK workers today staged "Rail Roko" protest in Tamil Nadu's Hosur. (more...)
Renée Zellweger reveals her reaction to Bridget Jones's unplanned pregnancy
- September 18, 2016

They have to believe something about it. The new world in which we find Bridget is no more technological or less technological than the world we find ourselves in, which makes picking up, even if it is so much later, so much easier and completely lovely. (more...)

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