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Officials fight Donald Trump's claim of a rigged vote
- October 18, 2016

Trump and his some of his supporters now fear that you can no longer trust what happens at the ballot box. On Monday, still with no evidence, Trump said in a tweet, "Of course there is large scale voter fraud happening on and before election day". (more...)
Reaction to Dylan's win, from Billy Bragg to Stephen King
- October 18, 2016

Dylan is the first American victor of the Nobel literature prize since Toni Morrison won in 1993. "This particular year there wasn't a lot of talk this year of him being one of the main candidates, so this year, for him to suddenly get it, I guess I was surprised, but I'm absolutely thrilled", said John Bushey, Producer of Radio Show, Highway 61 Revisited. (more...)
Amazon gets into music streaming
- October 18, 2016

Amazon Music Unlimited costs $9.99 a month for non-Prime members, and $7.99 for Prime members (Amazon Prime , which offers free two-day shipping and other benefits , costs $99 a year ). Now, along with resetting thermostats (on goal or inadvertently ), playing the news headlines from NPR, reordering detergent and starting a vehicle, the Echo will pull up some tunes on Amazon's own service. (more...)
Women tell New York Times Donald Trump touched them inappropriately
- October 18, 2016

When Jessica Leeds was a traveling paper saleswoman in the late 1970s and early 1980s, she told herself that sexual harassment was just a fact of life. "So, while I'd like to think things are better for women, I'm not so sure they are", Leeds said. Crooks said she recounted the incident that day to her sister by phone and to her boyfriend that night, both of whom spoke to the Times . (more...)
What Bob Dylan song is most lyrically profound?
- October 18, 2016

First, one from the man himself: In 2004, Dylan granted a rare interview to Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep. Dylan won a Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for his "profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power". (more...)
Alia Bhatt: Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut Are Very Glamorous Alia Bhatt: Amitabh Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut Are Very Glamorous
- October 18, 2016

This has led to an uncertainty on the release of Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", as it features Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan . Alia said she felt it is unfair to stall the release of a film. Keep calm & carry on all the way to box office #diwali I am going to take truckloads for #AeDilHaiMushkil", she tweeted. I hope it feels better to watch onscreen. (more...)
Melania Trump Threatens To Sue People Writer Over 'False' Anecdote Melania Trump Threatens To Sue People Writer Over 'False' Anecdote
- October 18, 2016

Look at her, look at her words, you tell me what you think. Across the country, dozens of Republicans facing re-election have called for Trump to step down as nominee or have withdrawn their support, hoping to spare themselves the fallout of Trump's sexually aggressive comments about women. (more...)
Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize
- October 18, 2016

Well knowing that the accord was controversial, he was instrumental in ensuring that Colombian voters were able to voice their opinion concerning the peace accord in a referendum. Seven years later, however, the world is less peaceful than when Obama took office. Norway, along with Cuba, has been a sponsor of the Colombian peace process since the outset. (more...)
2 economists share 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics
- October 18, 2016

He served on the faculty at Yale University from 1983 until 1994, when he joined MIT, with a joint appointment between the Department of Economics and the MIT Sloan School of Management. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the award reflected the pair's role in launching contract theory as a "fertile field of basic research" . (more...)
Jewish scientist from Scotland wins Nobel Prize
- October 18, 2016

Topology is the study of properties of objects that aren't changed when the objects are distorted. The now award-winning work began in the 1980s when Thouless discovered that the conductivity of electricity could be measured in topological integers. (more...)
Aleppo air strike kills 14 members of one family: rescue team
- October 18, 2016

The EU ministers said they would also press ahead with extending sanctions against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, but stopped short of threatening measures against Russian Federation over the conflict. An AFP correspondent said White Helmets rescuers were working to pull more than a dozen people out of the rubble in the hardest-hit district of Qaterji, where the Observatory said Russian raids killed 17 civilians. (more...)
Affleck shines as 'The Accountant,' even if the movie tumbles in moments Affleck shines as 'The Accountant,' even if the movie tumbles in moments
- October 18, 2016

The success of The Accountant - in which Affleck's character Christian Wolff uses his accountancy office as a front for his work for criminal organisations - is the continuation of a long partnership between the actor and Warner Bros. Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children landed in fourth with $8.9 million in its third weekend ($65.8 million total). Both had the top places for Weekend Box Office. (more...)
Kaine gnaws on Pence and won't let go Kaine gnaws on Pence and won't let go
- October 18, 2016

Tuesday's 90-minute face-off between Pence, governor of IN, and Kaine, a USA senator, was the only debate between the vice presidential contenders before the election next month. But like virtually every other business, including The New York Times not too long ago, he used what's called net operating loss. "I can say this: If we get along and Russian Federation went out with us and knocked the hell out of ISIS, that's OK with me, folks", Trump said, using an acronym for the extremist group. (more...)
Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell "very happy" despite couples therapy
- October 18, 2016

Between Lauren pointing out that all of Jojo's guys looked the same and Ben's growing sheepishness as Jojo continuously brought up how he broke her heart, this scene quickly became the clear highlight of the episode. That was really hurtful for me, and it's not JoJo's fault and it's not your fault... Ch-ch-check out a sneak peek of Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After? And while wearing a white dress, Lauren asked Ben , "So, are you saying that the wedding is off?" "And pretty ... (more...)
Donald Trump finally hits back over 'boring and unfunny' Saturday Night Live
- October 18, 2016

Trump tweeted , "Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me". But two-time SNL host Trump didn't appreciate being called out for his myriad issues, such as lurking behind Clinton while she spoke or his habit of not finishing his sentences after rambling on and just kind of traili. (more...)
Katy Perry: Children 'Are Becoming a Big Focus' for Me Katy Perry: Children 'Are Becoming a Big Focus' for Me
- October 18, 2016

It's basically common knowledge that we're kinda obsessed with Katy Perry (but, like...the healthy kind of obsessed?). Perry, 31, has been dating actor Orlando Bloom for nearly a year, and has become close to his 5-year-old son, Flynn. Singer Katy Perry arrives at the 2016 Children's Hospital Los Angeles "Once Upon a Time" Gala at the L.A. Live Event Deck on October 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Blames Herself, Thinks SnapChat Clip Sparked $10 Mil Robbery Kim Kardashian Blames Herself, Thinks SnapChat Clip Sparked $10 Mil Robbery
- October 18, 2016

New details have surfaced about the incident over the weekend in Paris in which Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint, including an explanation for why Kardashian had no security. But could this really all just be a publicity stunt to drum up interest for the return of Keeping Up With The Kardashians at the end of the month, as the Daily News suspects? In July, the fashion legend - who has lived and worked in Paris since the 1950s - said that the city is now an unsafe "nightmare." ... (more...)
US warship to visit New Zealand and end 30-year stalemate
- October 18, 2016

The Navy is proud of the ship's integrated power system, which it said can produce about 78 megawatts of power, approaching the capacity of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Key said he didn't think the result of the upcoming US presidential election would affect the relationship. The US froze New Zealand out of defence cooperation after the ban due to New Zealand's anti-nuclear stance, but the Washington and Wellington declarations of recent years have seen renewed military contacts. (more...)
Trump slams 'unfunny' Saturday Night Live skit Trump slams 'unfunny' Saturday Night Live skit
- October 18, 2016

Reacting to the most recent parody of last week's presidential debate, the GOP politician blasted the show for being another example of a media hatchet job on his campaign, claiming it amounted to a "hit job". Polls close, but can you believe I lost large numbers of women voters based on made up events THAT NEVER HAPPENED. The episode, hosted by Emily Blunt with musical guest Bruno Mars, was the NBC series' highest household rating for a third telecast of the season since 2008, drawing a ... (more...)
"The Simpsons" Celebrates 600th Episode
- October 18, 2016

There was a ton of scrambling after the first episode didn't turn out so well. The first show that everybody saw completed was a disaster. In Treehouse of Horror XXVII , Mr. The highlights of the episode ended up being the opening and closing, which the Simpsons have grown famous for over the years. Called " Planet of the Couches ", it's a 360 degree immersive experience developed by Google Spotlight Stories with executive producers Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Matt Selman and ... (more...)

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