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Bob Dylan: US musician labelled 'impolite and arrogant' over Nobel Prize silence
- October 26, 2016

When asked for a comment, he offered the following... This has led one unnamed member of the group to describe Dylan's behaviour as "impolite and arrogant", reports BBC News . We're really giving it to Bob Dylan as a great poet - that's the reason we awarded him the prize. James Wolcott, a columnist for Vanity Fair, noted that Dylan's lack of response was not the same as actively turning down the prize as some laureates, like Jean Paul Sartre, have done. (more...)
Director Scott Derrickson teases Doctor Strange 2, who will the villain be? Director Scott Derrickson teases Doctor Strange 2, who will the villain be?
- October 26, 2016

There's a new Cumberbatch on the way! Cumberbatch's co-star Rachel McAdams also made quite an impact on the red carpet, wearing a attractive, sheer gown, which didn't leave too much to the imagination. Benedict has previously said he hoped to add to his brood, joking he might 'go for a (Cumber) batch of boys'. It's already getting some pretty solid reviews , sitting a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes (that's out of just 14 reviews as I'm writing this though, and almost every review says ... (more...)
Former FBI Official in Clinton Email Scandal Denies 'Quid Pro Quo'
- October 26, 2016

But Kennedy vehemently denies that the "two matters" were "linked". There was no quid pro quo even suggested or any kind of bargain laid on the table. The email in question was related to attacks on the United States diplomatic compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi. In the end, the State Department accepted the bureau's argument and released the email with a sentence redacted as secret because it related to the FBI's Clinton email investigation. (more...)
Local Cubs fans celebrate World Series berth Local Cubs fans celebrate World Series berth
- October 26, 2016

He played a pair of games in the Arizona Fall League and flew to Cleveland on Monday. Or if Schwarber isn't removed for a runner, then the Cubs will sacrifice taking extra bases that have proven valuable all season and seem exponentially important in the championship round. (more...)
Usher presents Priyanka Chopra with Breakout Style Star award Usher presents Priyanka Chopra with Breakout Style Star award
- October 26, 2016

PC was a sport, as usual and took it, admitting that red wine though was her personal favorite. "I had that tequila shot and I was really wonky after that, just from one, because it was on an empty tummy". " Voilà , I'm here. And then I won [Miss India], and then I won Miss World, and then I did movies and now I'm on Ellen ", she said. Priyanka Chopra has started believing that all American shows and red carpets should introduce tequila shots as a ritual, as she has been a victim to the ... (more...)
President Obama reads mean tweets on 'Jimmy…
- October 26, 2016

He seemed relatively open to the idea of sticking around for a third term, were that an option, but said he's thankful it's not because Michelle would probably divorce him. "Bro, do you even lift?!" asked one person, according to Obama . Under the U.S. constitution, presidents are limited to two terms - which is just as well, Obama said . (more...)
Amazon, Netflix, Twitter slammed by cyberattack Friday
- October 26, 2016

The hack was a Distributed Denial of Service ( DDos ) attack, which intentionally overwhelms a web service with traffic from many sources . Service was initially restored within about two hours but close to three hours later the company said again said it was responding to an attack . (more...)
Justin Bieber booed by fans, storms off stage Justin Bieber booed by fans, storms off stage
- October 26, 2016

Bieber later returned to finish the show and explained his action, saying he travelled the world to perform but?people were just not giving me the same respect back? and?It hurts a little bit.? But if we could just. Late night, probably. I think Mom slept over at Dad's house. "Can you guys do me a favor?" The 22-year-old singer was performing to a packed out audience at the Manchester Arena, marking the last of three concerts in the city as part of his Purpose World Tour . (more...)
Tom Hanks recreates rap from 'Big'
- October 26, 2016

Between crashing wedding photo shoots, being the best presidential debate moderator, and recreating Woody having a conversation with fellow Pixar character Dory, Tom Hanks has proven time and again how effortlessly cool he is. Don't worry - the fortune teller wasn't looking for Tom Hanks to star. Hanks enthusiastically agrees and, without skipping a beat, recites the entire rap song with as much gusto as he did 28 years ago. (more...)
Election Commission votes to open polling locations early Election Commission votes to open polling locations early
- October 26, 2016

In Lubbock County, 8,248 people cast ballots yesterday; up from 6,400 in 2012 and 7,000 in 2008.This could be attributed to the massive amount of following for both sides of the presidential election. Voters in Harrison County can cast their ballots from 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has established a hotline where voters can report issues where they believe their vote is being suppressed. (more...)
Donald Trump holding rally in Tampa today
- October 26, 2016

Wilczek, who is on full disability and whose husband has been unemployed since June, said people pushing Trump to release his tax returns are being ridiculous - she believes it is an irrelevant issue. The Doral general manager later clarified that 95 percent of the club's employees are on company-provided insurance. She also defended his push to build a wall along the country's southern border, saying Trump does not want to stop people from coming to the United States, he just wants them to ... (more...)
Pearl Jam's former drummer makes Hall of Fame plea Pearl Jam's former drummer makes Hall of Fame plea
- October 26, 2016

The 2017 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced , and this year's group has something for nearly everyone. The Hall of Fame limits eligible acts to those that have been around for at least 25 years. His nomination follows California rappers N.W.A.'s induction into the Hall of Fame a year ago as the fifth hip-hop act ever to be voted in. Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur became eligible for nomination this year. (more...)
Ballot selfies could land you in jail in Colorado Ballot selfies could land you in jail in Colorado
- October 26, 2016

The attorney general's office declined to comment. The prosecutor's office got a "generic complaint" from a citizen familiar with the law asking if the Denver DA would enforce it, according to communications director Lynne Kimbrough. A Colorado lawmaker and voter are suing in hopes of overturning a state law that bars people from taking photos of their ballots. Polling centers opened across Colorado Monday morning to help voters do more than just send ballots off in the mail or leave ... (more...)
Baldwin says Obamacare needs some fixes, but not repeal
- October 26, 2016

However, University of Arizona health policy director Will Humble said that all the news about rising Obamacare premiums can be misleading. She warned that Trump's plan would strip insurance from roughly 20 million Americans who now benefit. (more...)
Investigate Obama on Clinton server Investigate Obama on Clinton server
- October 26, 2016

And that helps illuminate what Tanden says earlier in the email chain. "I'm faithful to my party", she said. "Trust me, if they went into our emails-I suppose which may happen, who knows-I'm sure there would be statements that would be less than flattering about, you know, the Clinton staff", Sanders told the Washington Post on Monday. (more...)
Brazilian soccer great Carlos Alberto Torres dies Brazilian soccer great Carlos Alberto Torres dies
- October 26, 2016

On retiring from the game Carlos Alberto worked as a commentator and brand ambassador, but will always be remembered for his leading role in the 1970 Brazil side, which is often referred to as the greatest soccer team of all time. The word legend is overused these days but it genuinely applies to the man who finished one of the great goals in World Cup history. As a player, Torres was known for his leadership, the elegance of his play, and his temper. (more...)
Can Trump, Clinton put aside acrimony at charity dinner? Can Trump, Clinton put aside acrimony at charity dinner?
- October 26, 2016

By contrast, both of the debates that Clinton's husband Bill had while running for re-election in 1996 against Bob Dole reached a little over 36 million people. This is his candidacy. Clinton also shook the hand of Trump's wife Melania. She said Trump is waiting until after the election to sue the women involved because he's "busy winning the presidency". (more...)
'Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life' Trailer Finally Released By Netflix 'Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life' Trailer Finally Released By Netflix
- October 26, 2016

At the start of Gilmore Girls, Sean Gunn , who plays Kirk perfectly, wasn't even originally cast as Kirk, instead filling smaller roles of miscellaneous characters doing different jobs throughout various episodes. Has she found herself along the way? Will you be sharing on a turkey and cranberries sandwich with the Gilmore Girls? We're picking up with our favorite Gilmores eight years after where we left off in season seven. (more...)
Barack Obama Reads Mean Tweets, Slams Donald Trump
- October 26, 2016

Obama, a big sports fan, was asked if he was happy that the Chicago Cubs were going to the World Series. Numerous jokes during president Obama's appearance on the show were made at the Republican candidate's expense, referencing his claims that the 8 November election is rigged and his use of Twitter. (more...)
Nobel academy member calls Bob Dylan 'impolite and arrogant'
- October 26, 2016

But Swedish Academy permanent secretary Sara Danius said she was "not at all worried". Bob Dylan has a history of being erratic around prizes. Regardless, the ceremony will go ahead as planned according to Wastberg. Bob Dylan's website mentioned his Nobel Prize, but it was removed later. Dylan was termed "arrogant" and "impolite" on Friday as the academy struggled to get hold of American singer and songwriter. (more...)

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