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Moviegoers rush to 'Doctor Strange,' 'Arrival' post-election
- November 16, 2016

That's the lowest 2nd-weekend decline among the last 10 Marvel Cinematic Universal titles, and the 3rd-lowest among all MCU movies behind Iron Man and Thor . Starring Amy Adams and produced by a team that included Shawn Levy (known for the "Night at the Museum" series), " Arrival " was independently financed by Lava Bear and FilmNation for about $47 million. (more...)
Major League Quidditch To Begin in 2017 Major League Quidditch To Begin in 2017
- November 16, 2016

Just a couple of words of advice: don't turn up with an actual broom - Quidditch players use PVC pipes instead - and don't draw a lightning bolt on your forehead either. I can't wait to see where the QPL can take the sport in the United Kingdom". The snitch in the real-life game is a tennis ball inside a sock that is attached to the snitch runner's shorts. (more...)
Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship gear flying off shelves
- November 16, 2016

However, the spokesman said Bartman was "just overjoyed.as all Cubs fans are". "I'm pretty lucky to be here in Chicago with the All Blacks, showcasing rugby as well". Steve Angelo of Chicago was carrying his 4-year-old son Nicholas on his shoulders. Winning the World Series is hard work and I again salute every single person connected with this franchise for making it happen. (more...)
I Don't Think I Am Entering Shahrukh Khan's Territory: Ranveer Singh I Don't Think I Am Entering Shahrukh Khan's Territory: Ranveer Singh
- November 16, 2016

That itself describes the theme of the song. This peppy amount is all about what two people can do everything and anything under the sun, living life just how they please, without shackles and any social obstacles. The brand-new Hindi romantic comedy will be the red carpet gala of the Festival's celebrations on Thursday, December 8, 2016. The film was shot over a period of 50 days in Paris and Mumbai . (more...)
Edvard Munch painting fetches $54M at NYC sale Edvard Munch painting fetches $54M at NYC sale
- November 16, 2016

It went for US$30.8 million in 2008, compared with US$7.7 million in 1997. Other works sold at Monday's auction at Sotheby's in NY included "The Painter and His Model " by Pablo Picasso - who holds the current record for the world's most-expensive painting with his "Women of Algiers (Version 0)". (more...)
Costa Rica vs US preview, prediction
- November 16, 2016

The United States failed to respond to a 2-1 loss to Mexico and is in early trouble in the final automatic qualifying round. If Mexico and the USA are the heavyweights of the region, Costa Rica are firmly nestled right below them at the moment, with talent, experience and tradition to upset conventional wisdom about the rest of CONCACAF. (more...)
Three Stable Stocks: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Three Stable Stocks: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)
- November 16, 2016

Wall Street sell-side analysts are expecting Sirius XM Holdings Inc . There were earnings of $0.04 per share. (NASDAQ: SIRI ) reported sales (ttm) of 4.91 Billion, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 1293.26 million. The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 8.8%. (NASDAQ: SIRI ) for the current quarter is 33.3 percent. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate as $0.03 as compared to the Higher EPS estimate of $0.05. (more...)
PeeCee grabs nomination in People's Choice Awards, yet again! PeeCee grabs nomination in People's Choice Awards, yet again!
- November 16, 2016

The actor has been nominated for People's Choice Awards' in the Favourite Dramatic TV actress category for her American series' second season, reports People Magazine . Priyanka Chopra is all set to make her Hollywood debut in the movie Baywatch . Isn't it a grand news for all her fans? Her American TV thriller series has also been nominated in the category of Favourite Network TV Drama competing with Chicago Fire, Empire, Grey's Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder. (more...)
Leon Russell Dead at 74
- November 16, 2016

He performed, sang and produced some of the rock n roll's top recordings. Russell suffered health problems in his later years, having surgery to stop leaking brain fluid in 2010 and suffering a heart attack in July 2016. Russell , a member of the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame , performed, toured and recorded with a wide-ranging roster of performers over his almost six-decade career, including Elton John, Willie Nelson, George Harrison and Joe Cocker . (more...)
Oprah Attacked by Celebrities for Message of 'Hope' for Donald Trump Presidency
- November 16, 2016

FORMER talk show queen Oprah Winfrey finally broke her silence to explain a tweet she posted on US President-elect Donald Trump which received backlash from Hollywood celebrities and netizens. Some others joked about this not being their "favorite thing". Oprah was a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton during the election. Winfrey also said that she didn't think Trump being elected was a repudiation of Obama, but the voice of the frustration of millions of voters. (more...)
Officials confiscate 10th gun at Yeager Airport this year Officials confiscate 10th gun at Yeager Airport this year
- November 16, 2016

WBTV has reached out to CMPD for additional information about the man who was arrested. She was ticketed to fly to Columbus, Ohio. Maryland Transport Authority Police arrested the first suspect, a man from Gwynn Oak, Maryland, on Thursday after TSA officers discovered a loaded.38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag at one of the airport's checkpoints. (more...)
£6bn Black Friday bonanza predicted - but not for stores
- November 16, 2016

Walmart's running particularly deep discounts on those categories. In 2014, most stores opened at 6 p.m. and stayed open right through the night and into Black Friday . John Lewis statement A lady carries shopping bags on last year's Black Friday . The department store will launch its sales online around midnight Thursday, November 24 which will continue throughout the weekend where more offers will be launched. (more...)
Trudeau set to meet with students, activists on second day in Cuba
- November 16, 2016

Touting Canada, Trudeau said Canadians can be pleased that they have played a positive role in Cuba through the years. The government said earlier this month it would set up an infrastructure bank and give it access to C$35 billion ($26 billion) to help fund major projects. (more...)
'Interesting things' to come in Fantastic Beasts films, fans assured
- November 16, 2016

It's like Rowling put her imagination on steroids, and somehow, the filmmakers were able to capture it on the big screen. Another big change: The focus of " Beasts " is on adults and decidedly grown-up issues revolving around religious fanaticism and tolerance. (more...)
Blame (or Thank) Obama for Trump Blame (or Thank) Obama for Trump
- November 16, 2016

The president-elect won through the Electoral College , although Hillary Clinton is leading the popular vote by almost a million votes, a statement from Boxer's office read. " You know, you get 100 million votes and somebody else gets 90 million votes and you win", he said . In light of this election, it seems clear that the Electoral College now reflects an imbalance of power that needs to be corrected. (more...)
California senator Boxer files legislation to abolish the electoral college California senator Boxer files legislation to abolish the electoral college
- November 16, 2016

But in an already historic presidential election, it may happen again. The resulting furor over this election outcome has prompted Senator Barbara Boxer to announce a new bill to abolish the Electoral College. Professor Scott Frisch at California State University of Channel Islands says the Electoral College has been around since the constitution and getting rid of it would not be easy. (more...)
'American Horror Story: Roanoke' builds ratings momentum before finale 'American Horror Story: Roanoke' builds ratings momentum before finale
- November 16, 2016

This time it will be a character that fans of the franchise are familiar with: Lana Winters. Will she tell the viewers what exactly happened in Roanoke? Despite being a regular actress in the " American Horror Story " anthology, Farmiga's character was easily killed off together with her two companions as they meet their unfortunate death, no thanks to Butcher and Lee, who becomes possessed by the witch living in the woods. (more...)
New Justice League Dark Trailer Online New Justice League Dark Trailer Online
- November 16, 2016

I wish I'd kept up on DC's usually quite excellent output of animated movies, however I've missed the Justice League ones, but Batman vs. Robin was good. Let's hope the animated feature lives up to its potential in that regard. Justice League Dark will release on Blu-Ray and as a digital download sometime early next year. (more...)
Trump now praises Electoral College Trump now praises Electoral College
- November 16, 2016

The president-elect won through the Electoral College, although Hillary Clinton is leading the popular vote by almost a million votes, a statement from Boxer's office read. The two men had had harsh words for each other during the campaign, but on this day, they set their differences aside, with President Obama assuring Trump that he would do everything to help him succeed. (more...)
Left-wing Democrats Sanders, Warren extend olive branch to Trump
- November 16, 2016

Seriously, I'm reporting verbatim. Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has suggested the Democrats have a unique opportunity to reform the party following Hillary Clinton's loss in the presidential election. The lesson is necessary. "I didn't take what he said literally". And that Sanders was simply too radical for voters. Clinton believed Sanders would nearly certainly not have survived such an onslaught, she told a room full of campaign donors in February. (more...)

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