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Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter are expecting baby No. 2
- October 22, 2016

With a projected opening weekend of $75 million, Doctor Strange is getting plenty of buzz lately, but the film's star, Benedict Cumberbatch, has been attracting attention from the ladies for years. "I don't know about that particular storyline, but some of those characters we'll be seeing together onscreen in the next Avengers ". If you're looking to get even more hyped up, then rejoice - despite some disagreements about the movie's use of humour, it sounds like it's gonna be great. (more...)
Google launches Android 7.1 developer preview for recent Nexus devices Google launches Android 7.1 developer preview for recent Nexus devices
- October 22, 2016

Google's putting in a heap of money into their marketing campaign for the Pixel phones , and the company's goal to get that marketing to push phones out the door appears to be working quite well. Google also said that this update will roll out to some more other devices next month. This release is part of Android application programming interface ( API) level 25 , and those apps targeting that API version can now submit apps for inclusion in the Google Play Store , Burke wrote. (more...)
Marco Rubio Warns GOP On WikiLeaks: 'Tomorrow, It Could Be Us'
- October 22, 2016

The fact remains, however, that any tweet with "-H" is meant to make followers feel like Clinton herself is reaching out to them and speaking with them personally instead of just having an account run by staff that tweet talking points. (more...)
Weird Al moderates musical presidential debate Weird Al moderates musical presidential debate
- October 22, 2016

Now Yankovic has stepped in to make this week's final presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton a little more palatable, asking tough questions, like "Would you thumb wrestle Vladimir Putin?", as a vortex to Hell opens up behind him. (more...)
US presidential race: Trump hints Clinton on drugs during debate
- October 22, 2016

A partisan crowd burst out laughing when he mentioned Clinton. "Some are doing it for probably a little fame, they get some free fame", said Trump. Crooks told the Times she was meeting Trump for the first time when he took her hand to shake it and would not let go. (more...)
Vidhu Vinod Chopra all praise for perfectionist Aamir Khan Vidhu Vinod Chopra all praise for perfectionist Aamir Khan
- October 22, 2016

Taking a safe stand on the ongoing debate about banning the Pakistani artists in India and stalling the release of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan chose to avoid the question on the controversy. The commendable acting by Mr Perfectionist and his onscreen daughters in the trailer might give you goose bumps and we can't wait for December as it releases on December 23. (more...)
A Fight over Late-Term Abortions
- October 22, 2016

Wade , "which guarantees a constitutional right to a woman to make the most intimate, most hard in many cases decisions about her health care that one can imagine". Wade would be overruled by justices he would appoint to the Supreme Court "automatically", but that statement is belied by history. In last night's debate, she said she opposed it because it did not include an exception to protect the health of the mother. (more...)
Trump's election result talk 'dangerous' - Obama
- October 22, 2016

In fact, Mr. Trump proved it is possible to get booed from the stage at a charity dinner. "How corrupt do you have to be to get kicked off the Watergate commission?" Obama didn't specify which "foreign adversaries" he was referring to, but may have been thinking of Russian Federation, which his administration has said is behind hacks which have put embarrassing Clinton emails into the public domain. (more...)
Trump says he will 'totally accept' election results 'if I win'
- October 22, 2016

Trump refused during the third presidential debate to say he'll accept the results on November 8 if he comes out on the losing side, amplifying his previous unfounded claims that the election is being "rigged" against him. Clinton criticized Trump over the allegations and his general treatment of women, a voting bloc that has been central to her lead in the polls . "I'll keep you in suspense, OK?" "Then you're doing the work of our adversaries for them". (more...)
Massive DDoS Cyber Attack Knocks Out Internet Services
- October 22, 2016

The initial attacks had primarily affected the East Coast, according to the DNS provider's status page . Scott Hilton, executive vice president for products at Dyn, said in a statement Friday morning that a "global DDoS attack" had been launched on its Managed DNS infrastructure on the United States east coast. (more...)
Kim Kardashian's Assistant & Brody Jenner Speak Out After Robbery
- October 22, 2016

Sheppard promised: "Stay tuned for new posts and app takeovers!" "It is far more likely that they played around on bikes for a few minutes after stealing the jewels, and when they still had their masks on, before they all got into a van and disappeared". (more...)
Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests
- October 22, 2016

The announcement was timed to coincide with the comic book character's 75th birthday - but not everyone was happy with the decision. Created in 1941 by psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston - along with his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston (who added the "intellect and attitude to the characters, said Carter , echoing Marston's granddaughter, Christie) - Wonder Woman has undergone many iterations". (more...)
Trump refuses to say if he'll accept election results
- October 22, 2016

The question related to Mr Trump's recent insistent claims that the election is rigged. Trump faced Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a debate hosted by Fox News' Chris Wallace on Wednesday night local time (Thursday afternoon, NZ time), in Las Vegas, which many commentators observed was the most substantive so far. (more...)
Obama hosts final White House musical event with BET
- October 22, 2016

Her weakest area was seen to be in her capacity of "being the White House steward". "I said she did?" The first lady is "going to be very happy to get her life back when this is over", he said. She's talked about "this candidate" and dedicated much of her time to a searing indictment of his words and positions. "She doesn't like politics in general". (more...)
Tom Cruise Reenacts His Famous Film Roles With James Corden Tom Cruise Reenacts His Famous Film Roles With James Corden
- October 22, 2016

The role was originally written for another Tom - Tom Hanks . Cruise, 54, walked out on stage wearing a black T-shirt and trousers with a " Top Gun "-esque olive bomber jacket when Corden posed the question, "are you ready to do this?" At the European premiere crowds eagerly awaited the Hollywood super star and were not disappointed, as he willingly greeted them all, signing autographs for over an hour for the hundreds of fans. (more...)
Yemenis in Sanaa react to new 72-hour ceasefire
- October 22, 2016

Parties to the war in Yemen for the most part adhered to a 72-hour truce that began just before midnight Wednesday and the capital Sanaa passed its first night in three months without air strikes, residents and officials said. The cease-fire agreement was announced late Monday, a day after Ahmed, the United Nations envoy, met in London with Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. (more...)
Trump says he will accept election result - if he wins
- October 22, 2016

But it wasn't all sour notes for Trump . He drew the largest laughs of the evening when he referenced his wife Melania's speech at the Republican National Convention. When asked during the third and final presidential debate Wednesday whether he would accept voters' decision, Trump said, "I will look at it at the time ". (more...)
Photos show European Mars probe crashed, may have exploded
- October 22, 2016

Imagery from a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars has located the European Space Agency's ( ESA's ) Schiaparelli lander. Photos taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal two new black spots on the surface of the red planet near the designated landing site for the European-Russian module. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West Paris robbery
- October 22, 2016

According to news.com.au, her publicists were off camera , prompting her not to answer the question. "I mean, definitely it's been an incredibly traumatic experience for Kim and she's definitely taking some well needed and much deserved time off", the 32-year-old said. (more...)
Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan Dazzle at Five-Hour Prince Tribute Concert
- October 22, 2016

Khan also gave a statement saying "There'll always be somebody that says, 'Ooh, that sounds real Prince-like, you know what I'm saying? You will be in our hearts forever", said Obama, who is a fan of the late singer. Friends and former bandmates of Prince celebrated the Oscar and seven-time Grammy victor, who died of an accidental painkiller overdose in April . (more...)

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