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Bernie to the Rescue? The Clinton Campaign Has a Millennial Math Problem
- September 30, 2016

While FBI Director James Comey decided not to recommend prosecution of Clinton for the email issue, he hurt her campaign by commenting that she'd been "extremely careless". He was impeached as a result. Putting aside the back-and-forth on who said what and whose policies would be better, both candidates dropped plenty of statistics, historical references and supposed facts. (more...)
Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup
- September 30, 2016

McIlroy took part in Clarke's foundation at Portrush, which was aimed at developing junior players. Some players have played a major championship here before but this week it's a bit different. He's 4-3-0 in his career with a flawless 2-0 singles record. "It was definitely hard to watch (Ryder Cup) because obviously I made the team, elected not to participate, but to work on myself". (more...)
Samantha Bee rips Donald Trump for Miss Universe comments Samantha Bee rips Donald Trump for Miss Universe comments
- September 30, 2016

Today Bee discussed the contradictory expectations that the media, and even Clinton's own supporters, put on her before the presidential debate, demands that were not put on her opponent, Donald Trump. "But Trump never considered the possibility that she might be a kind of Count of Monte Cristo over-planner". "The pageant moms of punditry kept offering Hillary style pointers right through the debate, like, a guy I had respect for until this week - David Frum, who tweeted, 'Who told Hillary ... (more...)
Kate Bush fans to get live album recorded during hit residency Kate Bush fans to get live album recorded during hit residency
- September 30, 2016

Tickets for the shows sold out within 15 minutes -leaving many devotees bitterly disappointed and at the mercy of touts. The Apollo performances picked up the special editor's award at the London Theatre Awards in 2014. Before The Dawn will be released on November 25 via Fish People and distributed through Rhino Records. Very few have had the kind of remarkable career that music icon Kate Bush has had. (more...)
Hoboken train crash: What we know
- September 30, 2016

In May 2011, a commuter PATH train crashed into bumpers at the end of Track 2, injuring 34 people. Gallagher, 48, was seen slumped over the controls after his train rammed through a barrier and came to a rest in the waiting area. "The longer we fail to prioritize investing in rail safety technology, the more innocent lives we put in jeopardy". In December 1985, 54 people were injured when a rush-hour commuter train entered the terminal and slammed into a concrete bumper at the end of ... (more...)
US appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case
- September 30, 2016

The Clean Power Plan is the cornerstone of the carbon-cutting promise the USA made to the world in Paris last December as part of a pact among more than 180 nations; meeting those targets without the initiative will be hard, though not impossible. (more...)
Want a pizza night with Tom Brady, Damon and Affleck? Want a pizza night with Tom Brady, Damon and Affleck?
- September 30, 2016

But nobody mentions Deflategate. "Yeah and also me because I'm ALSO friends with Tom Brady ", Damon replies. Be forewarned, if you get one, you get them all. Money raised will go to benefit charities from all three guys - the Eastern Congo Initiative from Affleck, Water.org from Damon, and The TB12 Foundation from Brady. (more...)
Billionaire: Chinese real estate is 'biggest bubble in history'
- September 30, 2016

The debt can't be cut until the economy is back on the up, he added. "If we remove leverage too fast, the economy may suffer further". He's not anxious of a sudden collapse in economic growth. As for Wang's own business, he also outlined his 10-year vision for Wanda, which has been cutting back on its real estate business to invest big in entertainment, sports and tourism, and purchased Godzilla and Jurassic World makers Legendary Entertainment in January as it sets its sights on Hollywood. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' Now Most Honored Fictional Show in Emmy History
- September 30, 2016

The comedian calls for joke ban on Emmy winners who don't show up to collect awards. Fielding press questions backstage after accepting his show's award, Veep showrunner David Mandel expressed exasperation over being asked questions about the presidential election - then took aim squarely at Trump. (more...)
NFL Week 4 Predictions: Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals 9/29/16
- September 30, 2016

This season, the Bengals have been using Giovani Bernard more like a receiver than a rusher. For the Dolphins, it'll all be about limiting their own mistakes, especially after watching Kenny Stills drop a surefire touchdown in Week One and letting New England blow them out of the game in the first half of their Week Two clash. (more...)
Check Out the First Photos From The AA Milne Biopic Check Out the First Photos From The AA Milne Biopic
- September 30, 2016

The film will tell the story of how the author created the magical Hundred Acre Wood and all the characters everyone grew up with - Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and of course Winnie the Pooh . Milne's stories offer comfort to a post-war Britian. The project is now untitled, though earlier this summer it was reported that the film would be called Goodbye Christopher Robin. (more...)
'The Magnificent Seven' Debut Hits the Bullseye at Weekend Box Office
- September 30, 2016

This, Bruer said, is because of Fuqua's understanding of today's audience. Global box office hit: "You can do this on your own, you know, " says Bridget Jones's obstetrician, played by Emma Thompson (left). Granted, it was cheap to make, but still, when you consider what the original film did. It's worldwide take, however, sits at $83.6 million. Dropping from third to fourth was " Bridget Jones's Baby " at US$4.5 million. (more...)
Leicester wins, Madrid held by Dortmund in Champions League
- September 30, 2016

Copenhagen won 4-0 and are very well organized. Ranieri was speaking at a news conference following Leicester's 1-0 Champions League Group G win over Porto at the King Power Stadium, a game that kicked off amid confirmation by the Football Association (FA ) that Allardyce's 67-day tenure had been terminated on the back of a damning undercover investigation by the Daily Telegraph . (more...)
Koeman believes Everton are exceeding expectations Koeman believes Everton are exceeding expectations
- September 30, 2016

Former Southampton manager Koeman also confirmed Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will start against the Eagles. "This is where I want to be". Tonight's meeting with Palace does, however, offer an opportunity for Evertonians to assemble under Goodison Park's magical lights and provide a special atmosphere to spur the Blues on to a much-needed victory. (more...)
Ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado Says She Wants to Help Clinton Ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado Says She Wants to Help Clinton
- September 30, 2016

The ad features an archived clip of Trump from the 1990s telling reporters, "She weighed 118 pounds, or 117 pounds, and she went up to 160 or 170". He considered it an outrage, a potential violation of her contract. Will Senator Clinton regret this decision once the word gets around about Machado's shady past? Rep. Mark Sanford of SC said there was a "sophomoric element" to Trump's repeated interruptions of Clinton onstage. (more...)
Former Tottenham boss Redknapp: Don't give England job to Wenger
- September 30, 2016

And that someone else could be none other than current Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Asked if he was flattered to be linked with the job, Wenger said: "Of course, but my priority has always been this club and until the end of this season I am here". (more...)
Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized
- September 30, 2016

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Commuters look at the remains of a New Jersey Transit train after it derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken , New Jersey, on Thursday. "It's hard to believe ". Eight people were killed and over 200 injured. The Hoboken terminal is a major transfer point for New Jersey trains and buses, as well as ferries and the PATH commuter train that take passengers to NY. (more...)
British royal kids make rare appearance in Canada British royal kids make rare appearance in Canada
- September 30, 2016

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has upped her style game for the royal tour of Canada with husband Prince William and children Prince George and Prince Charlotte. Kate and William were captivated by dancers who treated them to rave and wolf dance dressed in traditional Tagish First Nation cloaks and headdresses. (more...)
Brad Pitt Child Abuse Allegations: FBI Looking Into Alleged Plane Incident Brad Pitt Child Abuse Allegations: FBI Looking Into Alleged Plane Incident
- September 30, 2016

Of course, Jen just walked a carpet in El Lay on Saturday for the Storks premiere, but my, my, my - how life can change in a few short days! "We have no criminal investigation that we are actively pursuing", Sgt. which is routine when anyone reports child abuse". However, an LAPD spokeswoman denied that report, saying the department was not investigating Pitt. (more...)
Rihanna's stiletto sneaker hype leaves Paris in her wake Rihanna's stiletto sneaker hype leaves Paris in her wake
- September 30, 2016

But Rihanna approaches her collection differently. Key items from her previous collection, such as the creeper-sole trainers and fur slides, sold out within minutes of going on sale. Even when Rihanna's at fashion week, her core principles remain the same: Riri might be in a palace in France, but that doesn't mean that she's still not about her money. (more...)