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Man jumps 1400FT canyon to complete stunt that almost KILLED Evel Knievel Man jumps 1400FT canyon to complete stunt that almost KILLED Evel Knievel
- September 19, 2016

The canyon east of the Hansen Bridge, along Idaho 50, is about 1,400 feet at the spot where Braun jumped, 200 feet narrower than where Knievel jumped. Boise, Idaho, news station KBOI 2 said Braun spent about $1.6 million preparing for the stunt. Friday afternoon, professional stuntman Eddie Braun paid tribute to his hero by successfully jumping the 500-foot-deep, 1,400-foot-wide canyon. (more...)
Australian aircraft involves in airstrikes of Syrian military position
- September 19, 2016

The Syrian military had previously said it would adhere to the week-long ceasefire until midnight Sunday. A Russian Defence Ministry official stated that Syria informed them that 62 of its soldiers were killed in the airstrike. The US "relayed our regret through the Russian Federation for the unintentional loss of life of Syrian forces fighting ISIL", a senior US official told CNN late Saturday. (more...)
Renee Zellweger struggled to find an excuse to take hiatus
- September 19, 2016

Unlike other pregnancy/romantic comedies, " Bridget Jones's Baby " actually comes up with original and very amusing jokes. It's also a return for the immensely affable Renée Zellweger, who took a break from public life for a few years and came back only to face harsh criticism for alleged plastic surgery. (more...)
A Lot Of You Think Mayo Will Beat Dublin On Sunday A Lot Of You Think Mayo Will Beat Dublin On Sunday
- September 19, 2016

They also went over 13 minutes in the second half without a score, a stat that is normally reserved for their opposition. Mayo raced into it right from the off in the second half and Andy Moran slotted one over from his favoured position out on the right close in. (more...)
Klopp states why he substituted Sturridge in Chelsea win
- September 19, 2016

That's the way we train and it's what we're good at. Keep going. That is the way it is for him and that is the way I like to play. The Reds are becoming known for their free-flowing attacking moves this season, with the Reds having enjoyed impressive spells against Arsenal and Leicester City in the build-up to Friday night's game at Chelsea. (more...)
Clinton Foundation CEO Admits Pay-to-Play with State Clinton Foundation CEO Admits Pay-to-Play with State
- September 19, 2016

Clinton has said the process of winding down the group while continuing the charity's missions will take time , and that the foundation is looking for "partners" to help with the effort. In a statement, CHAI said it would no longer use the Clinton name in its branding even though the organization has no plans to change its acronym. He's also said if Hillary Clinton is elected, the foundation will cease accepting donations from foreign countries and from corporations - accepting only ... (more...)
New Game Console models announced by Sony
- September 19, 2016

The move to selling offline may just be a ploy to offload excess Xbox One inventory before finally announcing the Xbox One S for India. I find it hilarious that for a company and its fans who criticized parity between the Xbox One and PS4 a few years back are now ok when it involves PS4 and PS4 Pro. (more...)
£2.2 million in jewels missing from Drake's tour bus
- September 19, 2016

A spokesman for police say King was recognized from the surveillance footage due to his history of working at local concert venues. Lewis said King was being re-booked into jail in connection with the burglary. He is in the process of being re-booked into jail on the new charges. The tour, which began in mid-July, includes stops all over the US and in Drake's home country of Canada. (more...)
Pence, Kaine joust over Trump's comment about bodyguards Pence, Kaine joust over Trump's comment about bodyguards
- September 19, 2016

Democrats - and even some Republicans - warned, however, that this debate could backfire on Trump , drawing new attention to white supremacists and hate groups attracted by his "America first" message. Donald Trump has yet to take questions from reporters about why he finally decided Friday that President Obama was, in fact, born in the United States, forcing some of his top surrogates to answer for him during Sunday morning news shows. (more...)
'La La Land' wins Toronto Film Festival audience award
- September 19, 2016

La La Land, which stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and bowed in Venice, was named the top audience prize victor in Toronto, which is often a barometer of future Academy Award nominations. "I wanted this film to speak to the way that even the most far-fetched dream can guide us". Elsewhere, the Platform award for best worldwide film was picked up by Jackie , by Pablo Larrain and starring Natalie Portman. (more...)
Rise of Westeros' women keeps 'Game of Thrones' an Emmy front-runner
- September 19, 2016

All eyes will be on Los Angeles on Sunday , Sept. 18, when the 2016 Emmy Awards air live on ABC. But before Jimmy Kimmel takes the stage on Sunday to kick off the extravaganza, we'll have plenty of opportunities to gawk at what the stars are wearing. (more...)
IndyCar returns to The Glen; speeds rise on new pavement IndyCar returns to The Glen; speeds rise on new pavement
- September 19, 2016

The time obliterated Ryan Briscoe's 2009 track record of 1:29.1322 by over six seconds just as Dixon predicted yesterday, and it's dang impressive. Helio Castroneves, a three-time Watkins Glen pole victor, was fourth in the No. It was announced August 26 the event will return to Watkins Glen through at least the 2018 season. Dixon, a native of New Zealand, finished 16.5308 seconds ahead of runner-up Josef Newgarden to win the IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen . (more...)
21st Century Fox sues Netflix for poaching employees 21st Century Fox sues Netflix for poaching employees
- September 19, 2016

Fox is suing Netflix for allegedly poaching employees from the company. Fox said that Netflix has led "a brazen campaign to unlawfully target, recruit, and poach valuable Fox executives by illegally inducing them to break their employment contracts with Fox to work at Netflix ". (more...)
Canada cruises to 6-0 win over Czechs in World Cup opener
- September 19, 2016

Marian Gaborik, Leon Draisaitl and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored on US goaltender Jonathan Quick, who made 14 saves. "We knew we'd have to go through Canada". "I thank the kids for spanking us so hard because we had adversity early, which brought us together and clarified what we needed to do", coach Ralph Krueger said. (more...)
Palestinian stabs Israeli officer amid new surge in violence
- September 19, 2016

According to the Palestinian report, the wounded woman is the sister of another young Palestinian who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at the same junction in June during a similar attempt to ram a vehicle into pedestrians. Abu Rudaina called on the worldwide community to hold Israel responsible for failure of peace between Israel and the Palestinians and asserted on the PA's determination to continue political struggle for the sake of legitimate Palestinian rights, mainly the right to ... (more...)
"Game Of Thrones" Characters Jon Snow & Ayra Stark Reveal Their Toughest Scenes
- September 19, 2016

Keep your eye on Instagram to see which actor gets the next "GOT"-inspired tattoo". On Saturday, Maisie revealed on her left arm the contents of the tattoo - the date "07.08.09", aka the date both actresses found out they had been hired to play Arya and Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones . (more...)
Nigeria Leading Africa in Paralympics, 9th in the World
- September 19, 2016

So far, Team Nigeria is placing nine on the medal table with five gold, two silver and one bronze medals, while China is topping with 40gold, 31silver and 24 bronze medals. Nigeria's Paralympians have already outshone their Olympic counterparts. Pascoe took the Gold over 6 seconds ahead of silver medallist, Aurelie Rivard (Canada), in 2:30.03, with Bianka Pap in Bronze position at 2:31.46. (more...)
IPhone 7 Pre-Orders Boosts Apple
- September 19, 2016

Also on Tuesday, Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) reported that pre-orders of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were up more than 375% in the first three days compared to a year ago. A similar scenario is being played out with the iPhone 7 . Apple is taking some heat for the headphone jack removal, but they're not the first ones to do it. (more...)
Investigators in New York Seeking Answers After Bomb Injured 29 [Updates]
- September 19, 2016

A law enforcement official says federal investigators have discounted a claim of responsibility for the New York City bombing on the social blogging service Tumblr. "It tells me that it was a rather large explosive device that someone built and someone detonated and caused the injury of dozens of people". An extra 1,000 state police and National Guard will deploy to airports, bus terminals and subway stations to reassure New Yorkers returning to work on Monday that the city is up and ... (more...)
Garoppolo hurt; Williams carted off after scary hit Garoppolo hurt; Williams carted off after scary hit
- September 19, 2016

According to a source, X-Rays came back negative for Garoppolo, who was transported to the hospital before the conclusion of Sunday's game. He ended his day 18 of 27 for 234 yards and the three scores. Garoppolo was replaced by rookie Jacoby Brissett, who led New England to a touchdown on its first possession of the second half. The Dolphins responded with three touchdown drives and gained 187 yards on 21 plays (8.9 yards per play) while the Pats failed to establish much of a pass rush or ... (more...)

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