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Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018 Sony to launch smartphone games in 2018
- October 15, 2016

According to a survey by researcher Magid Advisors of consumers 8 to 64 years old (as reported by CNET ), a solid 42 percent said they were very or somewhat interested in virtual reality. But after a long time the PlayStation VR finally releases today, October 13th. Out of all of them the best received seem to be rhythm based games: Rez Infinite , a rail shooter where the music constantly evolves as the players advances through; and Thumper , an aesthetically attractive action ... (more...)
Prince's vault being shopped to USA labels for $35m Prince's vault being shopped to USA labels for $35m
- October 15, 2016

Sony BMG, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group have all been approached by Prince's estate over acquiring the late artist's archive of unreleased recordings, according to a Billboard source . "I saw @ prince's spirit all over this thing!" They were nearly comical songs that he would work out with his horn players. However, Prince's estate advisers, who were appointed to handle the singer's entertainment assets following his death, previously revealed they were hoping to ... (more...)
Michelle Obama lashes out at Trump comments, demeaning to women
- October 15, 2016

She also dismissed suggestion that they were simply "locker room talk", saying they were affront to all women, parents and every citizen in United States. "This is not something that we can ignore", Obama added. "It's not something we can sweep under the rug as just another disturbing footnote in a sad election season", she continued. (more...)
Shailene Woodley could face 60 days in jail
- October 15, 2016

The officer said: "We can't talk right here, but right now you're being placed under arrest for criminal trespassing, alright?" "I'm being arrested . One of the protest sites has a school, which North Dakota's superintendent of public instruction said Tuesday is operating illegally and that students should enroll at other schools until it meets state standards. (more...)
NYT says no libel, no retraction, no apology for Donald Trump story
- October 15, 2016

Numerous women said Mr Trump's denial during the second presidential debate prompted them to come forward. The growing number of claims being made by women are "lies being pushed by the media and the Clinton campaign to keep their grip on the country", he said. (more...)
What Trump Could Pick Up From Pence for Sunday What Trump Could Pick Up From Pence for Sunday
- October 15, 2016

Speaking in OH yesterday, the former president dumped on Obamacare again, calling it "a tough slog for the last year" for those making "a little bit too much money to get any help". "[Tim Kaine] said it is an 'insult-driven campaign, '" Pence said, trying to look surprised. But that boost could be short-lived if Trump has another weak performance when he and Clinton meet Sunday in their second of three debates. (more...)
North St. Louis County police wearing pink to fight breast cancer North St. Louis County police wearing pink to fight breast cancer
- October 15, 2016

Panera has more than 1,600 locations in 41 states and the District of Columbia. According to Gulf News , there is no way to overemphasize the fact that early intervention alone can dramatically increase the chances of surviving breast cancer, and the cure for early stages is at 99 percent. (more...)
Power Rangers will cross over to DC Universe in comic miniseries Power Rangers will cross over to DC Universe in comic miniseries
- October 15, 2016

The Power Rangers movie will be released on March 24, and Justice League will land in theaters on November 17, 2017. DC Comics is partnering with BOOM! But the threat of Batman (why am I not surprised) involving the Black Ranger is quite the puzzle. (more...)
Anthony Davis reportedly expected to miss 10-15 days with ankle sprain
- October 15, 2016

Davis crumbled to the floor after stepping on the foot of Houston center Nene while trying to maneuver in the low post to the left of the basket. The Rockets beat the Pelicans 116-104. Dante Cunningham and rookie Cheik Diallo could see an uptick in minutes sans Davis, while guys like Buddy Hield, Tim Frazier and Langston Galloway will be more assertive on offense. (more...)
What Travelers Should Know About Thailand's Official Year of Mourning
- October 15, 2016

According to tradition, the bodies of Thai royals are placed in a golden urn. " Long live His Majesty the new king ", Prayuth said. Suthad Kongyeam, 53, among the many mourners at the Grand Palace waiting for the king's remains to arrive, said it felt like losing a father. (more...)
Rose McGowan Says She Was Raped By Hollywood Executive Rose McGowan Says She Was Raped By Hollywood Executive
- October 15, 2016

McGowan has been outspoken on issues of sexual assault, and recently compared her experience walking the red carpet at Hollywood events as "visual rape". Lady Gaga shed light on the issue as more women came forward with their accounts, and an important conversation was fostered out of bad circumstances. (more...)
Another Woman Claims Donald Trump Groped Her
- October 15, 2016

Kristin Anderson said Trump touched her under her skirt in a Manhattan nightclub in the early 1990s. "Right now I am being viciously attacked with lies and smears", Trump said at an outdoor amphitheater. In recent days, the Republican ticket has been rocked by allegations from several women that Mr Trump made unwanted sexual advances against them, which he has vociferously denied. (more...)
Pre-'Justice League,' Affleck, Simmons bond on 'Accountant'
- October 15, 2016

Affleck's been killing the game lately and The Accountant didn't disappoint. The other half of the gag is that the accountant has "a high-functioning form of autism". From drug lords to worse, their question to Christian is often the same: Who's stealing from me? Months before his retirement, the tired U.S. Treasury crime division honcho played by J.K. (more...)
Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan wow crowd at Prince tribute show Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan wow crowd at Prince tribute show
- October 15, 2016

Morris Day and the Time perform during the "Official Prince Tribute-A Celebration of Life and Music", concert at Xcel Energy Center, on October 13, 2016, in St Paul, Minnesota. In an interview with The Associated Press, Khan said Prince's funky, syncopated music is a "brand that's going to live forever". Concert tickets ranged from $19.99 to $152.50, and all 17,000 seats sold out within minutes. (more...)
Pence at Liberty University calls on Christians to forgive Trump Pence at Liberty University calls on Christians to forgive Trump
- October 15, 2016

Louis against Hillary Clinton. The tape was the breaking point for many Republican officeholders who had long grown tired of the candidate and his smoking ruin of a campaign. The clip demonstrates something many people already knew: many Trump supporters don't trust the election and won't be satisfied unless Trump wins. He argued that Trump has apologized and said it's time to extend to him the Christian virtue of forgiveness. (more...)
Lawmakers to feds: Give $10M to NJ Transit for train safety
- October 15, 2016

The brakes on the New Jersey Transit train that crashed into the platform at Hoboken Terminal on September 29 show no signs of any defect. Foxx said at a news conference in NY that he wasn't ready to commit to the $10 million, but that the government believes very strongly in positive train control. (more...)
To McCoy's relief, Chargers finally find way to finish
- October 15, 2016

Denver turned that play into a touchdown drive that kept them alive. By the time Denver got the ball back, there was only three minutes left in the game. But two losses in less than a week can alter the outlook significantly and that's what's happening in Denver right now. Denver, which started with a 4-0 record, was losing back-to-back games this season, while Siemian was losing for the first time as the starting QB for the Broncos this term. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Jerry Jones Losing Dak Prescott?
- October 15, 2016

The 2011 second-round draft pick was visiting the Cowboys for the first time in a regular-season game. The Cowboys do have the luxury of having two-star quarterbacks at this point, but the reality of it all is that there can only be one, ESPN reported . (more...)
Billy Bush lawyer: Bush risked firing if he rebuked Trump
- October 15, 2016

NBC confirmed the host would not appear on the "Today " show Monday morning, despite earlier reports that said he would not face any disciplinary action. The "Today" show recently made a multi-million-dollar bet on Bush, relocating him from Los Angeles to NY and making him a co-host. Later on the show Tamron Hall and Al Roker revisited the debate, but did not bring up Bush. (more...)
US Retail Sales Rise 0.6% For September, Control Group Miss US Retail Sales Rise 0.6% For September, Control Group Miss
- October 15, 2016

The only item to record increased spending was motor vehicle sales, which rose 3.1 per cent from July and a striking 30.4 per cent from the same month past year. Gasoline-station sales jumped 2.4% last month, potentially reflecting rising prices at the pump. " The combination of solid job growth, while slowing, modest pickup in wages, and pretty good measures of household net worth should continue to push consumer spending up over the next year ", said David Berson, chief economist at ... (more...)

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