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Kim still not great: Kourtney Kardashian Kim still not great: Kourtney Kardashian
- October 21, 2016

Speaking to Australia's Channel Nine program Today Extra , she said, "You know, she's not doing great". Kourtney Kardashian is the second Kardashian to do a television interview since Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. Khloe Kardashian , 32, said the October 3 robbery was "an incredibly traumatic experience for Kim and she's definitely taking some well needed and much deserved time off". (more...)
Kim Kardashian taking 'time off' after robbery, says assistant
- October 21, 2016

Kim has been staying at home - first in NY then Los Angeles - since the robbery took place on October 3. Thank you so much for your support for my girl. She also never goes on "solo outings" without a bodyguard anymore, and has stopped interacting with her fans. They added that the 35-year-old will only be celebrating her birthday, which is on Friday, with her closest friends. (more...)
Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul against Isis
- October 21, 2016

Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky, the top commander of U.S. land forces in Iraq , said Wednesday that U.S. Army Apache attack helicopters are striking IS targets in support of the operation. The fighting is concentrated in largely uninhabited villages on the outskirts of the city. He said they would be cleared before nightfall. Mosul has been in the hands of IS since 2014 and is the militants' last major Iraqi stronghold. (more...)
AT&T Discussed Takeover In Meetings With Time Warner
- October 21, 2016

The informal talks have focused on developing relations between the two companies rather than reaching an agreement on a possible transaction, sources said, according to Bloomberg . AT&T has transformed itself over the last decade from a regional phone company to a national telecommunications powerhouse. Time Warner , of course, is the parent company to some of your favorite brands, like Warner Bros. (more...)
Will Jon Snow, Daenerys Fight At Dragonstone? Will Jon Snow, Daenerys Fight At Dragonstone?
- October 21, 2016

In news that won't shake Westeros as hard but might please fans, another Spanish newspaper, Los Siete Reinos , has claimed that Joe Dempsie has also been seen on the Spanish set, suggesting the return of nearly forgotten character Gendry. (more...)
Hear Tim Heidecker's Bob Dylan Spoof 'Talkin' Nobel Prize'
- October 21, 2016

The Swedish Academy awarded yesterday the Nobel Prize for Literature 2016 to Dylan for creating a new poetic expression within the great U.S. tradition of songs. Later on the track, "Dylan" sings about he doesn't deserve the honor. He captioned the video, "Celebrating Bob Dylan's Nobel while learning how to cook..." "It (Nobel prize) is rather late". (more...)
London Underground Station Evacuated after 'Suspicious Item' Found
- October 21, 2016

Counterterrorism investigators were called in. Specialist police officers from the Metropolitan Police and the British Transport Police were taking part in the investigation Thursday. A controlled detonation has taken place at North Greenwich station in London after a suspicious device was found by police on a Jubilee Line train. (more...)
Radiohead to headline 2017 Glastonbury Festival Radiohead to headline 2017 Glastonbury Festival
- October 21, 2016

Radiohead also announced another festival appearance today, at the Open'er Festival in Gdynia, Poland. Radiohead have been confirmed as the main headliner for Glastonbury's 2017 festival. The show if it does happen is likely to coincide with the release of their highly-anticipated new album. Other performers rumoured to headline this year's festival include French electronic duo Daft Punk, Foo Fighters, Rihanna and Kings of Leon. (more...)
RZA says Azealia Banks is to blame for altercation with Russell Crowe RZA says Azealia Banks is to blame for altercation with Russell Crowe
- October 21, 2016

In an article by USA showbiz site TMZ , which Russell pointedly shared on Twitter , it was also claimed Banks was causing trouble as soon as she arrived, laughing at the actor's music selection and calling him and another guest "boring white men". (more...)
The World Applauds Bob Dylan
- October 21, 2016

Born of Jewish parents before converting to Christianity in 1979, Dylan is now 75 years old. Folk legend and recent Nobel Prize victor Bob Dylan has fallen in and out of religious observance throughout his life, but there's never been any doubt where his true spirituality lies. (more...)
Bob Dylan Remains Mum About His Nobel Prize Bob Dylan Remains Mum About His Nobel Prize
- October 21, 2016

And, even though Dylan was playing shows last week, the troubadour hadn't publically acknowledged that he'd won the prize. Dylan has yet to publicly comment on the honor, despite several live performances last weekend. "I have a feeling that he will get in touch", she said. The Swedish Academy said the 75-year-old iconic songwriter was chosen for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition", comparing his lifetime work to ancient Greek poets. (more...)
The final Clinton-Trump debate: Four key moments The final Clinton-Trump debate: Four key moments
- October 21, 2016

Later in the debate, Trump interjected as Clinton said she would raise taxes on the wealthy to help fund the USA government's Social Security retirement program and that Trump would be paying higher taxes too unless he could get out of it. Thirty-nine percent say Donald Trump was the victor. Clinton cited reports from USA intelligence agencies that Russian cyber attacks had targeted her party and campaign and demanded that Trump condemn the interference. (more...)
Kanye West mad kids haven't played with Jay Z's daughter
- October 21, 2016

Chalk that up to just one more reason not to like Meek. Earlier this year, Drake conveyed to Zane Lowe why he didn't include the original "Pop Style" record on his album Views. According to reports , what wasn't caught on tape was Kanye yelling "Our kids have never even played together!" Apparently, he is also bent out of shape that Jay-Z hasn't reached out in a big enough way in the wake of the robbery. (more...)
Donald Trump keeps insisting the Emmys are rigged
- October 20, 2016

It came as the Republican candidate and his rival Hillary Clinton traded blows after he claimed the upcoming presidential election would be rigged . The Television Academy was quick to respond Wednesday night, and tweeted that the Emmys are not rigged with a graphic showing the selection process for the awards . (more...)
King Bhumibol's Life and Legacy in Thailand King Bhumibol's Life and Legacy in Thailand
- October 20, 2016

Mourners hold portraits of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they line up to buy commemorative banknotes in Bangkok , Thailand, Tuesday, Oct. Students paint a portrait of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at a university near the Grand Palace. Authorities are also urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the revered monarch and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public. (more...)
'Rock On 2' anthem is dedicated to iconic Mumbai city 'Rock On 2' anthem is dedicated to iconic Mumbai city
- October 20, 2016

Here's the song " Rock On Revisited " from " Rock On 2 " which is all about Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli and Shashank Arora becoming a household face with their rockstar avatar. Touring around Mumbai , the video of Rock On revisited will lead you to rediscover the city of dreams. Shraddha what's donned an image of a rock star in the film! Farhan Akhtar , Shraddha Kapoor , Arjun Rampal and the team of Rock On 2 will perform live at Shillong next week. (more...)
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's second marriage ends in court with 'quickie' divorce Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's second marriage ends in court with 'quickie' divorce
- October 20, 2016

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's 18-month marriage to Frenchman Jean-Bernard will be over on Thursday in just a matter of minutes. "No further comment will be made and they ask for their privacy to be respected". Since the pair got together back in December 2015 their relationship seems to have gone from strength to strength and now the rumour mill is in overdrive that her and Liam could be expecting a child together. (more...)
Depeche Mode, ELO, Journey among other first-timers Depeche Mode, ELO, Journey among other first-timers
- October 20, 2016

The 2017 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductions will take place in April of 2017, so we've still got a few months under our belt to see if either Pearl Jam make a statement or if the Hall Of Fame change their tune and let Abbruzzese in. Previous nominees Kraftwerk , Janet Jackson , Chic , Chaka Khan , MC5, and the Cars were nominated once again as well. The 2017 Nominees had to release their first recording no later than 1991, according to a news release from the nonprofit organization. (more...)
Clinton misstates high court ruling on guns
- October 20, 2016

Mrs Clinton said he had hit back at the allegations by claiming he would not have assaulted the women concerned because they were not "attractive enough". When the two candidates took the stage, they did not step toward each other or shake hands. "Now, you can say that's okay, and Hillary can say that that's okay, but that's not okay with me". (more...)
Holly Hagan quits Geordie Shore Holly Hagan quits Geordie Shore
- October 20, 2016

They added: "Charlotte quitting earlier this year prompted her to do something that she'd been thinking about for a while". Producers have asked her to reconsider but so far she's stuck to her guns. However, she opened up more about her life on Geordie Shore when a fan replied: @HollyGShore you mean reality TV isn't real?! shocking reveal . "I'd rather leave on a bang, leave on a high when I had a really fantastic series", Hol told Digital Spy . (more...)