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Pakistan accuses India of arms build-up Pakistan accuses India of arms build-up
- September 25, 2016

He said his country was willing to hold a "serious and sustained dialogue" with India to find a peaceful resolution to all outstanding regional disputes, especially the decades-long territorial dispute over Jammu and Kashmir. Talks and guns don't go together". "Regarding counter terrorism, our position is consistent". About the concerns of safety of Chinese workers, Lu said, "We also hope that effective means will be taken by parties concerned to ensure the safety and normal life of local ... (more...)
Brangelina break-up: Now the Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly involved Brangelina break-up: Now the Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly involved
- September 25, 2016

Several media outlets, using anonymous sources , have reported that the actor is now under investigation by a child welfare agency. She asked the court for sole physical custody of the couple's six children, with visitation rights for Pitt. (more...)
Yahoo's worst hack ever, 500 million accounts hacked
- September 25, 2016

Investigations are ongoing with law enforcement but the company has reason to believe credit card and bank details were not among the looted information. Now, Yahoo has revealed that the data breach affected as many as 500 million users and compromised a lot of information, though reportedly not financial data. (more...)
Brad Pitt 'under investigation by social services' Brad Pitt 'under investigation by social services'
- September 25, 2016

County Department of Children and Family Services are now investigating. It is believed that someone either on the plane or the tarmac anonymously reported the incident to the department of children and family services. The "The Dark Knight Rises" actress addressed reports that she and Pitt had sparked a romance during the filming of their new WWII drama, 'Allied'. (more...)
Trey Mancini: Mancini belts three-run homer against Red Sox Trey Mancini: Mancini belts three-run homer against Red Sox
- September 25, 2016

Down 2-0 in the fourth inning on Tuesday night, Trey Mancini would provide highlight reel material with his first career home run on his first career hit (in his Major League Baseball debut) in the fifth inning to cut the deficit in half. (more...)
HBO battles FX at Emmy Awards
- September 25, 2016

But amid all of the self-congratulation, one victor skipped the ceremony: Dame Maggie Smith ( Downton Abbey ), whose absence drew comedic fire from Kimmel when she won the Emmy for best supporting actress in a drama series. She previously won Emmys for the role in 2011 and 2012. This will be Smith's final nomination for the role, as Downton Abbey aired its final season. (more...)
Yahoo hack hits at least 500M accounts Yahoo hack hits at least 500M accounts
- September 25, 2016

In comparison, a LinkedIn hack in 2012 affected 117 million accounts, and it was announced earlier this year that 360 million MySpace accounts were compromised. The technique is called "credential stuffing" and it's become epidemic over the a year ago and a half, said Avivah Litan, a vice president and analyst at Gartner Research. (more...)
Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby to Be Charged With First-Degree Manslaughter
- September 25, 2016

The incident was caught on police helicopter and dashcam video. The possible penalty for conviction on first-degree manslaughter in Oklahoma is four years to life, according to district attorney spokeswoman Susan Witt. In video released by police, Crutcher appears to have his hands up and leaning against his vehicle moments before he is shot once by Shelby. Crutcher, an unarmed black man was killed by a white Oklahoma officer Friday, Sept. (more...)
Obama opens African-American museum in Washington DC
- September 25, 2016

Those things are up to us, the decisions and choices we make. "It is precisely of that discomfort that we learn and grow and harness our collective power to make this nation more flawless". Curators also collected artifacts and videos about the death of Freddie Gray while in the custody of Baltimore police. The museum is free, but passes have to be reserved in advance . (more...)
Emmys 2016: The 10 biggest snubs and shocking surprises
- September 25, 2016

The Ghostbusters actress had the last laugh about her recent hacking scandal and Twitter attacks. She is the second female SNL cast member to win an Emmy for her work on the show after Gilda Radner in 1978. Ben Mendelsohn of "Bloodline " won as best supporting drama actor and also was a no-show. But amid all of the self-congratulation, one victor skipped the ceremony: Dame Maggie Smith ( Downton Abbey ), whose absence drew comedic fire from Kimmel when she won the Emmy for best supporting ... (more...)
Bill: Sure, Foundation donors expected favors from State Dept… Obviously
- September 25, 2016

In a third instance, he sought help from longtime Hillary Clinton confidante Huma Abedin to obtain a diplomatic passport . "And I think it's fair". "Well, since we had more 300,000 donors, it would be unusual if nobody did", Clinton said when asked if some of the donors might have been trying to ingratiate themselves with the Clintons. (more...)
Vikings place RB Peterson on injured reserve
- September 25, 2016

Sam Bradford! Yes, Sam Bradford. A considerable amount can happen in one week of an National Football League regular season. "Two touchdowns, five catches, over 100 yards". Packers: Coach Mike McCarthy is confident that quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay's struggling offense will get better. Charles has not played since Week 5 last season, when he tore the ACL in his right knee. (more...)
Miley Cyrus Joins Billy Idol Onstage at iHeartRadio Festival
- September 25, 2016

The 22-year-old singer competed on season six of The Voice as a member of Adam Levine's team, finishing third. The festival is now keeping her memory alive. The tribute is just so handsome that we can tell how much Christina meant to the festival, and to all of her fans. We're just glad to know she is being honored in as many ways as possible. (more...)
Curtis Hanson dead at 71
- September 25, 2016

The movie became a major success, showcasing the talents of the director and Rebecca De Mornay in the role of her life. Hanson went on to direct 1994's The River Wild with Meryl Streep and Kevin Bacon , and 2000's Wonder Boys with Tobey Maguire and Michael Douglas . (more...)
HS Teacher Who Stepped on US Flag Faces 10 Days Unpaid Leave HS Teacher Who Stepped on US Flag Faces 10 Days Unpaid Leave
- September 25, 2016

The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2ctISlz ) that Massey Hill Classical High teacher Lee Francis received a letter Friday informing him of the superintendent's recommended punishment. Several students were infuriated by the display and walked out - but not before 16-year-old Alex Dunn took the photo of Francis. One of the two students who left the classroom took the flag. (more...)
Vitalii Sediuk Lifts Gigi Hadid, Gets Elbowed
- September 25, 2016

Writing on Twitter after the incident, Hadid, 21, told fans that she "thanked my boxing coach today" and advised girls to prepare themselves physically for similar attacks. Sediuk has previously assaulted Brad Pitt , who is now embroiled in a messy divorce from Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Miranda Kerr and Kim Kardashian . (more...)
Boise State defeats Oregon State, 38-24 Boise State defeats Oregon State, 38-24
- September 25, 2016

Oregon State running back Ryan Nall raises the ball after scoring a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boise State, in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Sept. Garretson completed 11 passes (of 16 attempts) but for just 53 yards. The freshman walk-on gave the Beavers a spark, as Oregon State scored 10 third-quarter points to cut the deficit to 31-17. (more...)
Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby Surrenders, Takes Mug Shot in Terence Crutcher Case Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby Surrenders, Takes Mug Shot in Terence Crutcher Case
- September 25, 2016

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was charged with first-degree manslaughter and released early on Friday morning after posting a $50,000 bond. Tulsa Community College says a ceremony will be held at noon Friday honoring Terence Crutcher, who was a student there. Prosecutors filed the charge against her late Thursday. (more...)
Game of Thrones dethrones Frasier with 38 Emmys
- September 25, 2016

The Orphan Black star's victory is only a surprise in that her show is relatively obscure and she was up against better-known past winners like Claire Danes and Viola Davis. Smith, a nine-time Emmy-nominated actress and four -time recipient, was honored Sunday as supporting actress in a drama series, for her role as Violet, the sharp-tongued Dowager Countess of Grantham, in " Downton Abbey ". (more...)
Imam in bombing suspect's hometown speaks against violence
- September 25, 2016

Surveillance video indicates the men allegedly located a piece of luggage on the sidewalk, removed an improvised explosive device from the luggage and then left the vicinity. The U.S. attorney general, Loretta Lynch, said Wednesday that the government would bring Rahami to NY to face charges. On Tuesday, The New York Times reports that federal agents filed a criminal complaint against Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old from Elizabeth, N.J. (more...)

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