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French Mark Paris Attacks Anniversary with Candles, Tributes
- November 14, 2016

The Bataclan concert hall in Paris reopened Saturday night, almost a year after 130 people were killed and almost 500 wounded in the city in a coordinated attack by Islamic State militants. The frontman, along with another band member, was turned away from the Sting concert on Saturday after previously making weird allegations that Muslim security staff at the venue were somehow involved in the deadly attack on November 13, 2015, according to AFP . (more...)
Austin Ernst leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational Austin Ernst leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational
- November 14, 2016

Smith stumbled with a bogey on the par-four eighth hole in the final round, but birdies on the second, 12th and 18th holes were enough to claim equal second and $US65,612 in prize money. "It was nice to have a day like today where it wasn't very good and I kind of scrambled", the Queenslander said. In 10 years on the LPGA Tour her second in the Kingsmill Championship in 2014 is as close as she had previously come to winning a tournament. (more...)
Ed Balls gallops into Strictly Blackpool stage after Gangnam Style dance
- November 14, 2016

Although judge Bruno Tonioli chose to save Daisy and Aljaž, saying: "What a clash of titans, Venus the Goddess of Love and Mars the God of War both wonderful, but for me I kinda found the Goddess of Love irresistible, Daisy and Aljaž", his fellow judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Len Goodman chose to save Greg and Natalie. (more...)
These have been very very tough days: Hillary Clinton on poll loss
- November 14, 2016

The president-elect also said that he received a phone call the following day from former President Bill Clinton, who "couldn't be more gracious" given the circumstances. He was protesting in NY on Wednesday and he came to protest in front of the White House in time for Trump's visit. "I have been very encouraged by the interest in president-elect Trump's wanting to work with my team around numerous issues that this great country faces and I believe that it is important for ... (more...)
Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election
- November 14, 2016

The comedian and once king of Comedy Central delivered a hefty batch of President Trump jokes and sketches but was asked leading up to the show whether or not he would bring any of his Chappelle's Show characters to the show . Though it took Chapelle a second to find his sea legs, he eventually did, and gave an insightful and amusing show that has us wishing he were back on TV full-time. (more...)
Man From U.N.C.L.E., Robert Vaughn, dies at 83
- November 14, 2016

David McCallum, from the hit TV show NCIS, who as Illya Kuryakin starred alongside Vaughn in The Man From UNCLE , told TVLine.com he was "utterly devastated" by the news. RIP Napoleon Solo! The great Robert Vaughn was the coolest guy on TV when I was a kid. His most recent regular role was on the British crime series Hustle , where he played the aging mentor to a team of London conmen, and on the long-running British soap Coronation Street . (more...)
President Obama set to extend olive branch to Trump in Oval Office President Obama set to extend olive branch to Trump in Oval Office
- November 14, 2016

He will hold his first transition meeting with outgoing President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday. At 5 a.m. on the West Coast, the Associated Press showed Clinton with 59.16 million votes nationally, compared to Trump's 59 million votes. (more...)
Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian Share First Photo of Baby Dream Renée Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian Share First Photo of Baby Dream Renée
- November 14, 2016

Now, the video wasn't taken during Chyna's actual labor which would have been even more impressive because she had a C-section. The celebrity couple introduced fans to their first child together on Instagram and confirmed that her name is Dream Renee . (more...)
THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Negan Performs a Chilling THE WALKING DEAD Recap: Negan Performs a Chilling "Service"
- November 14, 2016

Though Negan promised to give Rick and his people a week, he came calling a little early as he appeared in Alexandria with a group of supporters - and Daryl - ready to take what he wanted in the 90 minute episode . At his very best, Morgan is an absolutely terrifying dude, staring down Rick like no other character can. This week we get to hear such over-the-top chestnuts as "Easy peasy lemon squeezy" and "Hot diggity dog!" Use the lines from the comics, sure, but don't make ... (more...)
Powerful quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand Powerful quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand
- November 14, 2016

Residents said the shaking went on for about three minutes, and was followed by a number of strong aftershocks. A tsunami has hit New Zealand after a 7.4 magnitude natural disaster struck the island at around midnight local time. The quake, located 20 kilometres south-east of Hanmer Springs at a depth of 23 kilometres, struck just after midnight on Sunday and was felt as far away as Auckland. (more...)
Alibaba breaks records, sells $17.7 billion on Singles Day
- November 14, 2016

Workers sort packages after Singles' Day in 2015.ReutersDuring Singles' Day past year, one out of every 12 people in China bought products on Tmall, and one out of every 10 people outside China browsed products on Alibaba's AliExpress website, which allows consumers to buy products wholesale directly from China, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology. (more...)
'Beware The Slenderman' Trailer Released; HBO Documentary Based On True Story?
- November 14, 2016

They said their crime was instigated by their obsession with "the Slender Man ", an internet meme created by Erik Knudsen (aka Victor Surge) in 2009 as part of a Photoshop competition in a forum. In a new trailer for the upcoming doc, which earned raves when it premiered at South By Southwest earlier this year, one of the girls is shown being questioned by police, describing the faceless ghoul who inspired their murderous act. (more...)
USA to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands
- November 14, 2016

The issue of detention centers has sparked a number of protests in Australia. Last month, Amnesty International accused the Australian government of turning Nauru into an "open-air prison". The US government could reject some refugees because it has a much more rigorous security clearance process than many other countries, including Australia, raising the possibility that some will be settled in other countries, possibly including Canada, Malaysia, the Philippines and New Zealand. (more...)
Bears complete Hail Mary pass at end of half against Bucs
- November 14, 2016

And not even Cutler's lucky Hail Mary to Cameron Meredith at the end of the first half could right the ship. Tampa Bay is coming off a 43-28 loss to the Falcons. With a 3-5 record, the Bucs are a game better than the Bears . The Bears were healthy as ever going in, with extra time to get ready for this chance to validate their recent improvement with the kind of competence they assured. (more...)
Amy Adams won't promote herself for 'Arrival' Amy Adams won't promote herself for 'Arrival'
- November 14, 2016

The Earth's biggest problem when it comes to dealing with the 12-foot tall, six-legged, octopus-looking aliens is that we have no unified leader. And by lesser talent, I mean someone who hasn't been nominated five times in acting for an Academy Award. (more...)
France marks one year since Paris attacks
- November 14, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal initially enjoyed wide sympathy in the wake of the attacks. The rocker was criticised after he claimed in March the attack was an inside job, alleging several members of security staff did not show up for their shifts. (more...)
Jameis Winston pulls off Houdini act against Bears Jameis Winston pulls off Houdini act against Bears
- November 14, 2016

The Bucs rained all over their parade. When you give your children smartphones to help them stay connected with the rest of the family and. Then, everything went wrong for Chicago. They were a long ways from that Sunday. Fox is now 8-17 as the team's head coach. They do, at least, get the ball to start the half. Still, there was one bright spot for the Bears on Sunday. (more...)
Saturday Night Live Season 42, Episode 6 Live Stream
- November 14, 2016

His hosting gig also comes as a huge moment in American history, having just elected Donald Trump as the next president. A Tribe Called Quest is the music guest. Alec Baldwin, who has played Trump since the season premiere, is not a main cast member on the show and it should be interesting to see if he will be able to return in future episodes . (more...)
Bruce Springsteen rescued by veterans in New Jersey after motorcycle breaks down Bruce Springsteen rescued by veterans in New Jersey after motorcycle breaks down
- November 13, 2016

Dan Barkalow says Springsteen was down to earth and they "talked about motorcycles and his old Freehold days". Bruce Springsteen has written countless songs utilizing imagery of fast vehicles roaring down the open road, but sometimes even The Boss has to deal with a little engine trouble. (more...)
David Yates to Direct All Five 'Fantastic Beasts' Films
- November 13, 2016

And she already has the script for Fantastic Beasts 2 done. The West End blockbuster Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will eventually play Broadway, says J.K. Yates said it "feels so different from this [first film]. What she's doing is really interesting; she's not repeating herself". Jo and I loved it, but David Heyman and Steve Kloves very wisely said, 'Whoa, hang on guys, this needs to get some of the lightness back.' It was after that dark second draft that Jo suddenly found ... (more...)

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