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Ariana Grande scoops top prize at AMA Ariana Grande scoops top prize at AMA
- November 22, 2016

Eastern. The Grammy-winning rapper broke Michael Jackson's record for most AMA nominations after scoring 13 nominations. The ceremony aired live on ABC and was hosted by Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah . "All I can say from the bottom of my heart is I am so grateful that I have the opportunity to be able to share what I love every single day with people that I love". (more...)
Big plays, disputed calls, lasers highlight return to Mexico Big plays, disputed calls, lasers highlight return to Mexico
- November 22, 2016

The NFL played a regular season game in Mexico on Monday night for the first time since 2005. Raiders QB David Carr has nine touchdowns and one interception combined in the fourth quarter and overtime this season. But the verdict on the other - a would-be touchdown by DeAndre Hopkins in the first quarter - seems to have been spot on. He couldn't challenge because once the whistles blows in those circumstances, the play ends. (more...)
Singer Leonard Cohen died 'in his sleep after fall' Singer Leonard Cohen died 'in his sleep after fall'
- November 22, 2016

They are the first details around how the legend passed away, with tributes having been pouring in for the "Hallelujah" singer for days since his death was announced on November 10. The song opens: Now I've heard there was a secret chord / That David played, and it pleased the Lord / But you don't really care for music, do ya? Cohen moved to NY in 1966 at age 31 to break into the music business. (more...)
Times We Cried While Watching the Harry Potter Movies Times We Cried While Watching the Harry Potter Movies
- November 22, 2016

Welcome back to the wizarding world. The film has been received warmly by critics including " New York Daily News " Joe Dziemianowicz who commended Yates for being in his elements and " ReelViews' " James Berardinelli who describes the film as an enjoyable standalone. (more...)
Ranked Duke beats No. 21 Rhode Island 75-65 Ranked Duke beats No. 21 Rhode Island 75-65
- November 22, 2016

Amile Jefferson added 17 points and 11 rebounds, his second consecutive double-double in the tournament. Sebastian Saiz scored a career-high 26 points and added 12 rebounds, and MS advanced to the Paradise Jam championship game with an 81-68 victory over Saint Joseph's on Sunday. (more...)
John Lewis unveils 2016 Christmas advert John Lewis unveils 2016 Christmas advert
- November 22, 2016

In the advert, Bridget's dad labours over the trampoline she's getting for Christmas, having to build it from scratch in his freezing back garden whilst her mum tucks her in to bed on Christmas Eve. However, for those of you looking for the original John Lewis 2016 ad, you can watch it below. Not one to want to miss out on a trick, Snapchat has a new Buster filter, which is actually the name of the dog that features in the new John Lewis Christmas advert. (more...)
Manager: Songwriter Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall Manager: Songwriter Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall
- November 22, 2016

Cohen's son Adam, also a musician, posted a tribute to his father on Facebook , thanking him for his comfort, wisdom, wit and humor as well as the conversations they had and for fostering in him a love of Montreal and Greece. Cohen continued releasing albums in the early 2000s, but his plans for retirement hit a snag when he discovered that his former business manager, Kelley Lynch, had drawn $5 million from his savings. (more...)
Pacific leaders vow to fight protectionism Pacific leaders vow to fight protectionism
- November 22, 2016

Obama made the comments to his Russian counterpart on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru , in what could be their last meeting before the USA president leaves office in January. Obama's spoke out about Trump's anti-Muslim and immigrant rhetoric during the election. "We stand for the open society and we stand for the open global economy and I think Canadians should take pride and comfort in that fact". (more...)
Obama administration suspends vote effort for TPP deal Obama administration suspends vote effort for TPP deal
- November 22, 2016

Trump had vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other existing major trade deals, and promised to never sign massive trade agreements like the TPP, which he said would "destroy" USA manufacturing, as part of an effort to restore American jobs. (more...)
Gayle King among anchors summoned to Donald Trump's secret media meeting Gayle King among anchors summoned to Donald Trump's secret media meeting
- November 22, 2016

Another source said ABC News president James Goldston and anchors George Stephanopoulos and David Muir are expected to attend. "There was a lot of congenial conversation outside. But White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, who also attended the meeting, told reporters that the press pool will be in good hands. "Nobody left there in a huff, nobody called me and complained". (more...)
Many democrats call for Trump to rescind Bannon White House appointment Many democrats call for Trump to rescind Bannon White House appointment
- November 22, 2016

The newspaper found Bannon, who turned Breitbart News into a platform for the "alt-right," used flattery and subtle manipulation to coax Trump into agreeing with his viewpoints on climate change, foreign policy or confronting other Republicans. (more...)
Donald Trump slams New York Times on Twitter, cancels meeting Donald Trump slams New York Times on Twitter, cancels meeting
- November 22, 2016

Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks confirmed around 10 a.m. that the meeting would happen. It would have consisted of a "small, off-the record session, followed by an on-the-record session" with Times reporters and columnists. Despite Trump's opposition to the news media, on Monday he met with more than 20 broadcast journalists and news executives including ABC's Martha Raddatz, NBC's Lester Holt and CNN president Jeff Zucker. (more...)
Megyn Kelly: Trump 'Came After Me Like a Dog with a Bone' Megyn Kelly: Trump 'Came After Me Like a Dog with a Bone'
- November 22, 2016

Kelly and numerous other women at Fox spoke with internal investigators over the summer after Ailes was sued by ex-anchor Gretchen Carlson. As I walked away from him, he followed me and asked me an ominous question: 'When is your contract up?' And then, for the third time, he tried to kiss me. (more...)
Kanye West transported to hospital Kanye West transported to hospital
- November 22, 2016

The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star - who has three-year-old North and Saint, 11 months, with Kanye - was in NY with her mother Kris Jenner and sisters Khloe and Khloe Kardashian at the 2016 Angel Ball, but didn't show up following Kanye's admission to hospital. (more...)
Amber Heard facing lawsuit over London Fields movie Amber Heard facing lawsuit over London Fields movie
- November 22, 2016

Amber Heard, seen here at the Women of the Year awards last week, is facing legal action for not appearing naked in a movie. Adding to the intrigue are rumours that the film played a part on the actress' divorce from Johnny Depp . It goes on, "Indeed, as a result of their misconduct, which continues to this day, the very promising Picture remains in limbo, hijacked and placed under a cloud by Heard, Cullen, and others". (more...)
Facebook's fake news activity spiked near election day Facebook's fake news activity spiked near election day
- November 22, 2016

Other measures to stamp out fake news included labeling stories that had been identified as false by third parties or Facebook's community and showing warnings when people read or share them. Those who create such fake news may do so for any number of reasons - not the least of which is to influence some outcome. President Obama spoke out against fake news on Facebook during a press conference on Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and called on the importance of being "serious ... (more...)
Adele reveals she's trying to have another baby Adele reveals she's trying to have another baby
- November 22, 2016

In a couple of years I'll be back and you won't be able to get rid of me". 'Adele doesn't want to miss a moment of Angelo growing up and it's an easy decision for her to give up touring for him'. "My handsome family made it easy for me to do". The couple - who have been together for five years - are now living in Beverly Hills and are reportedly planning to tie the knot in Los Angeles so Simon's daughter from a past relationship can attend. (more...)
Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times
- November 22, 2016

In addition to Turness, the hour-long meeting was attended by NBC's Lester Holt and Chuck Todd, ABC's James Goldston, George Stephanopoulos, David Muir and Martha Raddatz, CBS' Norah O'Donnell John Dickerson, Charlie Rose, Christopher Isham and King, Fox News' Bill Shine, Jack Abernethy, Jay Wallace, Suzanne Scott, MSNBC's Phil Griffin and CNN's Jeff Zucker and Erin Burnett. (more...)
'Moana' Is A Film Americans Need Right Now, According To Nicole Scherzinger 'Moana' Is A Film Americans Need Right Now, According To Nicole Scherzinger
- November 22, 2016

Rich Fallat is what you would call a details man. The CG-animated musical film follows the adventures of the headstrong teenage daughter of a Pacific Island chief and her struggles to find her identity. There is also a giant crab named Tamatoa (voiced by Jemaine Clement), a preening narcissist whose big, David Bowie-channeling musical number, performed in the depths of a bioluminescent grotto, provides the movie with its most arrestingly surreal set piece. (more...)
Jennifer Aniston says 'Friends' cast didn't like the theme song Jennifer Aniston says 'Friends' cast didn't like the theme song
- November 22, 2016

The "Friends" star made the gaffe during Monday night's edition of the cosy early evening BBC One show, where she was promoting her latest film, " Office Christmas Party ". Load your shocked face: Jennifer Aniston has revealed the cast of Friends weren't fans of its unforgettably catchy theme song. "We felt it was a little, I don't know". (more...)

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