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UVA dean awarded $3 million in Rolling Stone defamation case
- November 10, 2016

But the story began to unravel within weeks, with "Jackie" refusing to discuss the alleged incident and investigators and police uncovering no evidence that it had ever taken place. Jurors found that the magazine and its publisher, Wenner Media, acted with actual malice because they republished the article on December 5 after they knew about the problems with Jackie's story. (more...)
Melania Trump Reportedly Worked in the US Without Legal Authorization
- November 10, 2016

The Slovenian-turned-American citizen first arrived in the US on August 27, 1996. Melania had said that she first came to the USA from Slovenia on August 27 1996, on a B1/B2 visitor visa and later obtained an H-1B work visa on October 18 1996. (more...)
Carrie Underwood Talks 'Strong Women' And Beyoncé Appearance At CMA Awards
- November 10, 2016

Country music superstars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted the event, celebrating the past 50 years in the genre. Country music fans couldn't stop buzzing about Garth Brooks' performance alongside wife Trisha Yearwood after the Oklahoma native took home entertainer of the year . (more...)
Doctor Strange Brings in $32.6 Million at Box Office for Opening Day
- November 10, 2016

So far " Doctor Strange " has brought in $325.4 million worldwide since opening in some global markets last weekend. Ever since Marvel released "Iron Man" in 2008, the studio's expanded cinematic universe has been on a remarkable run, with such other formerly second-tier characters as Ant-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy topping the box office right alongside Thor, Hulk and Captain America . (more...)
Hillary Clinton delivers painful concession speech
- November 10, 2016

I hope Mr. Trump does not make the same mistakes as his predecessor did. "I want to make sure that hand-off is well-executed as we're all on the same team". Trump supporters clearly bought into their candidate's protestations that he was the victim of a media and establishment stitch-up - or perhaps felt comfortable with even his most outrageous sound bites and leaked confidences. (more...)
Pete Carroll isn't happy with Rex Ryan or Dan Carpenter
- November 10, 2016

On Tuesday morning, Carroll told Seattle's ESPN-Radio that Ryan should focus on coaching his own team . We haven't had the results that we shoot for every time but I'm proud of this group and yeah, I have no problem. "We looked at it, it is a foul, it's no different than a defender coming offside and hitting the quarterback after the whistle blew, so it should have been unnecessary roughness ", said Blandino. (more...)
Former Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty Of All Counts In 'Bridgegate' Trial Former Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty Of All Counts In 'Bridgegate' Trial
- November 10, 2016

While Trump's campaign had announced before the verdict that Christie would stump for him on Saturday, they said later Friday that he would not be on the trail Saturday. Bridget Kelly's attorney, Michael Critchley, said Friday that he will appeal to the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. The governor, Wildstein said, laughed when he heard that Mayor Mark Sokolich was frustrated that his calls for help were going unanswered. (more...)
'Doctor Strange' Ignites Box Office with $84.9 Million Opening
- November 10, 2016

Its a new IP for the superhero studio but these days that doesn't matter as Doctor Strange takes $84.9 million on its opening weekend of release. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe. (more...)
Run the Jewels Release Run the Jewels Release "2100" After Trump Victory
- November 10, 2016

Angry at the election, the world, the weather, everything? Run The Jewels are here to help. "Here is a song we wrote months ago", they write on SoundCloud . A short note from El-P revealed that both he and Killer Mike hadn't planned on releasing the song yet, though "it feels right, now". " It's about fear and it's about love and it's about wanting more for all of us ", wrote the duo. (more...)
Voters Pay Tribute to Women's Rights Activist
- November 10, 2016

And now, the first woman to win a major party nomination is running to succeed the first black president. There have been many women today that have been vising Susan B. Voters have been leaving " I Voted " stickers on her tombstone for weeks now as homage to Anthony's advocacy. Election Day visitors to Wells' grave at Chicago's Oak Woods Cemetery might leave something other than a sticker , however, as the city is opting for "I Voted" wristbands instead of the traditional ... (more...)
Four people shot near polling place in Southern California Four people shot near polling place in Southern California
- November 10, 2016

This photo provided by Marco Soto shows police vehicles outside a middle school in Asuza, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, following reports of a shooting near the Los Angeles-area polling site. Azusa is located roughly 30 miles outside Los Angeles . "He was hiding when officers came up", Corina said, adding that police had seen the wounded victims in the neighborhood. (more...)
Where We Stand on Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland
- November 10, 2016

Depending on the nominee's age and health, he or she could fill Scalia's seat until the middle of the century - long after Trump, in all likelihood, is dead and gone. Also facing merit retention were 10 judges from the 2nd District Court of Appeal, which reviews appeals from courts in several counties, including Pinellas and Hillsborough. (more...)
Late show hosts react to election with shock, humor Late show hosts react to election with shock, humor
- November 10, 2016

Seth Meyers had a particularly hard time accepting that instead of electing its first female president, the US chose Donald Trump for the White House. I sincerely hope he addresses your concerns, and I sincerely hope that if you felt forgotten, he won't forget you now. "Just tell people you have health issues and can't do the job, because for the a year ago we've only seen you eating out of bowls and buckets, we will believe that". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Considers Secretly Having a Baby Via Surrogate Kim Kardashian Considers Secretly Having a Baby Via Surrogate
- November 10, 2016

Be sure to watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians online or on television next week to see what else Kim has to say about surrogacy. Krishna Subramanian, co-founder of social media management platform Captiv8, told Us Magazine: "Someone like Kim , with her following and reach across the social channels, could average around $300,000 for a single branded post". (more...)
Brad Pitt 'abusive behaviour investigation closed' Brad Pitt 'abusive behaviour investigation closed'
- November 10, 2016

Following the news Wednesday that the Ocean's Eleven star has been cleared of abuse allegations by the LA County Department Of Children And Family Services, a rep for the actress told TMZ she's prepared to present evidence to a judge that he did commit abuse. (more...)
Rolling Stone Found Liable for UVA Rape Article
- November 10, 2016

As reported by the New York Daily News, Eramo was dubbed "the dean of rape" and protesters called for her immediate removal. Rolling Stone's lawyers said there was no evidence that the reporter knew that what she was writing about Ms Eramo was false or had serious doubts about whether it was true. (more...)
Prince remembered as Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber triumph at MTV Awards
- November 10, 2016

Bieber's " Sorry " was named best song, while his Belibers were named best fans. Nor was Lady Gaga there to collect her two gongs, for Best Female and Best Look. Several Vietnamese artists have won the MTV's Best Southeast Asia Act to be nominated for the Best World Wide Act with other artists in the region. (more...)
Jurors Award $3 Million In Damages In Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone
- November 10, 2016

The magazine's publisher and the reporter, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, were also found liable. Jurors awarded $2 million to Eramo for statements made by Erdely and $1 million for the republication of the article by Rolling Stone . The magazine and publisher, Wenner Media, were found liable for republishing the story several weeks later with an editor's note. Rolling Stone's lawyers pointed out that since the article was published, Ms. (more...)
Two California polling sites on lockdown after shooting incident Two California polling sites on lockdown after shooting incident
- November 10, 2016

As they attended to the injured, the officers were "met with gunfire" by a shooter armed with an assault rifle, Hunt said . The shooting took place not far from several schools, including one that was serving as a polling place, and across the street from a park that also had a polling site. (more...)
Philadelphia transit strike ends, avoiding election impact
- November 10, 2016

The strike shut down service starting November 1. "The strike has been devastating for so many individuals and their families and has created extreme hardships for the city and for businesses", Gov. Pennsylvania is a battleground state, and the vote in overwhelmingly Democratic Philadelphia is critically important to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as she battles Republican Donald Trump. (more...)

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