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North Dakota State-Iowa Preview Capsule
- September 21, 2016

The Bison moved to 3-0 with the win, while Iowa dropped to 2-1. "I'm just proud of how he prepared for the game, how he was able to stay calm", he said. Iowa almost lost to an FCS school in 2009, when it had to block back-to-back field goals to hold off Northern Iowa . It was a great team effort. "They were the better team than us today". (more...)
Stunt? Even with jerseys and books to sell, Tebow says no
- September 21, 2016

Tebow, 29, seemed more at ease batting Tuesday with his fellow prospects, most of whom are about a decade younger. The crowd shrunk from 500 to 250 or thereabouts, and the local news helicopter that hovered above Monday's proceedings went back to covering some real news. (more...)
Legendary Three-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Edward Albee Dead at 88
- September 21, 2016

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has been revived three times on Broadway, and is rumoured to be revived in London's West End in 2017 starring Imelda Staunton. It won five Tonys including best play, actor (Arthur Hill) and actress (Uta Hagen), and the film version won five Oscars including best actress (Taylor) and supporting actress (Sandy Dennis). (more...)
Record-breaking Game Of Thrones wins best drama at Emmy awards Record-breaking Game Of Thrones wins best drama at Emmy awards
- September 21, 2016

When her name was announced as victor, he walked on to the stage to take Dame Maggie's trophy, saying: "No, no, no, no, no". "When Maggie Smith hears she's nominated for an Emmy, she has the same reaction that the rest of us have when we get those 20 percent off Bed Bath and Beyond coupons: right in the garbage". (more...)
Billy Gilman Sings Adele for 'The Voice' Blind Audition Billy Gilman Sings Adele for 'The Voice' Blind Audition
- September 21, 2016

At the time, he thanked fellow out country singer Ty Herndon for inspiring him to open up about his sexuality. Billy's debut album, which was released when he was just 12, went on to reach double platinum status. "I know who the hell you are", she says when she recalls the Trey Fanjoy-directed video for " One Voice ". Clearly, the guy can sing, and sure enough the coaches took notice and it was actually Adam Levine who turned around first, but it quickly became apparent who he was when ... (more...)
Jeb Bush Makes Cameo As Stars Bash Trump at Emmys Jeb Bush Makes Cameo As Stars Bash Trump at Emmys
- September 21, 2016

Then Kimmel used his opening monologue to pick on "Apprentice" creator and co-producer Mark Burnett, saying he was the reason Trump was running. "The people with whom I'm actually friendly are in the most danger usually because I know they can take a joke", he said. (more...)
Rebel-held east Aleppo bombarded as Syria truce ends
- September 21, 2016

Syrian or Russian warplanes bombed aid trucks near Aleppo late on Monday after a fragile week-long ceasefire ended, killing 12 people, majority drivers, including Red Crescent workers, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported . "Failing to respect and protect humanitarian workers and structures might have serious repercussions on ongoing humanitarian operations in the country, hence depriving millions of people from aid essential to their survival". (more...)
Alleged target of New Jersey bridge case could take stand Alleged target of New Jersey bridge case could take stand
- September 21, 2016

Chris Christie's former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly, right, arrives at Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Court for a hearing, Tuesday, Sept. "So it stuck out in my mind". Christie has denied knowing about the scheme until well after it was carried out, and a taxpayer-funded report he commissioned absolved him of wrongdoing. (more...)
Shiv Sena wants PM Modi to give Pakistan a fitting reply Shiv Sena wants PM Modi to give Pakistan a fitting reply
- September 21, 2016

India is to present all actionable evidence against Pakistan if required at worldwide bodies. "The government of Sri Lanka reiterates the urgent need for sustained regional and global cooperation to eliminate the menace of terrorism", the Foreign Ministry said . (more...)
In North Carolina, who moves first on LGBT laws?
- September 21, 2016

The fact is, Governor McCrory and his allies in the state legislature have had six months to fix the mess they've created, and they could repeal HB2 tomorrow without any action from Charlotte . In fact, more than 135 million Americans - or 42 percent of the US population - live in cities with non-discrimination ordinances like Charlotte . Pat McCrory cited "substantial costs to the State" as one reason for dropping his lawsuit against the federal government, writing that it did not serve the ... (more...)
Man brings coffee to NYPD, FDNY following Chelsea explosion
- September 21, 2016

It was found in a wastebasket, outside a neighborhood pub and located about 500 feet from a train trestle. One of those bombs went off, injuring 29 people. Investigators found a pressure-cooker device about a half-mile from the blast site, along with a piece of paper with writing on it, CNN reported . (more...)
Apple iPhone 7 Is Ditching the Headphone Jack Apple iPhone 7 Is Ditching the Headphone Jack
- September 21, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, when discussing iPhone 7 pricing, we told you selling a kidney might be the only way to buy the new model, and it appears that we were actually right. The AirPods that Apple also unveiled during its iPhone 7 event on Wednesday will ship later this year, and they'll be completely wireless. If you choose any variant of the Jet Black iPhone 7 , however, you'll get a shipping date of 3-4 weeks. (more...)
New York Giants: Blocked Field Goal Returned For Touchdown
- September 21, 2016

Drew Brees completed 15 of 22 passes for just 108 yards, but he's also been sacked twice. Marino tallied passing 61,361 yards during an National Football League career than spanned from 1983-1999. Lutz came back on the Saints next possession and made a 39-yard field goal with seven seconds to play in the half. Sitting ahead of Brees now is Brett Favre with 71,838 yards. (more...)
Rock my chain? Maggie Smith Rule? Memorable Emmy moments
- September 21, 2016

HBO's " Veep " and " Game of Thrones " continue to rule the U.S. television Emmys awards on Sunday, thanks to repeat Emmy wins for outstanding comedy and drama series . Actress Priyanka Chopra has become the toast of fashion critics as she made an understated yet stylish debut appearance at the Emmys wearing a Jason Wu one-shouldered all-red gown. (more...)
Stuntman completes Knievel jump
- September 21, 2016

Reportedly, Knievel came up with the idea to attempt the jump while drinking at Moose's Saloon in Kalispell in 1966. Braun says he is attempting the jump not to prove he can, but to fulfill the dream of his hero. 1, 2016 photo, stuntman Eddie Braun sits in the cockpit of The Evel Spirit , a steam-powered rocket, surrounded by, from left, rocket designer Scott Traux, stunt vehicle engineer Craig Adams, stunt vehicle supervisor Mick Van Moorsel and attorney Paul Arrington, at the team's shop ... (more...)
Jeb Bush appears as Uber driver in Emmys cameo
- September 21, 2016

As further proof that this presidential campaign is everywhere, Sunday night's Emmys stage featured several nods to the candidates as well as the current political climate. It all began during the third season of Jimmy Kimmel Live! when the host offhandedly ended a show by apologizing to Damon for bumping him off the episode. (more...)
Game Of Thrones Breaks Record At The 2016 Emmys
- September 21, 2016

Drama Series: "Game of Thrones". " CBS was shut out altogether". Other trophies were sprinkled among USA, BBC America, AMC and Comedy Central - a stark illustration of the changing nature of television. Leslie Jones later crashed the stage when the Emmy accountants made their usual speech about protecting the awards. Host Jimmy Kimmel joked: "We're not mailing this to her. (more...)
Korea must face consequences for its nuclear test: Obama Korea must face consequences for its nuclear test: Obama
- September 21, 2016

Ltd. logged more than $530 million in two-way trade with North Korea between 2011 and 2015, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul and C4ADS in Washington said in a report released Monday. However, the North isn't the only one using harsh rhetoric in the situation. Industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development Group, the largest of the six subsidiaries, according to the report, "sold products that could qualify as potential military and ... (more...)
Maggie Smith responds to Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy Awards joke
- September 21, 2016

If it wasn't for TV, would Donald Trump be running for president? Louis-Dreyfus is an executive producer of the series. The 81-year-old actress wasn't in Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater to pick up her Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series accolade on Sunday night (09.18.16), prompting the host to joke he was going to put her prize in the "lost and found". (more...)
Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati flight Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati flight
- September 21, 2016

A security person with sniffer dog checks a auto in front of Kolkata airport after a bomb threat call in Kolkata on Wednesday last week. Search operations are on at the airport, and the Air India aircraft was isolated after the threat was issued. (more...)

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