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Philip Hammond sticks to script in Autumn Statement
- December 04, 2016

Mr Hammond told MPs: "That's slower, of course, than we would wish, but still equivalent to the IMF's forecast for Germany, and higher than the forecast for growth in many of our European neighbours, including France and Italy". It had been rumoured the low Benefit-in-Kind rates enjoyed by Ultra Low Emissions Vehicles (ULEVs) would come to an end next year, but the Autumn Statement revealed ULEVs - along with pensions, childcare and cycle-to-work schemes - will continue to be eligible for the ... (more...)
Rogue One Breaks Pre-Sales Record for 2016
- December 04, 2016

In case you were wondering, Felicity Jones's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story fight scene skills translate to real life. Jones " revealed that she's had some kung fu training for the role of rebel leader Jyn Erso , and almost took off " The Tonight Show' host's head while demonstrating her skill with Jyn's weapon of choice. (more...)
Gareth Southgate warns England excesses could kill off hopes of success
- December 04, 2016

Gareth Southgate has been confirmed as the new England boss, but how does his salary compare to those of previous managers of the Three Lions? I won't say "management" but, come on, how good do we want to be? While Wayne Rooney remains captain, Southgate said a permanent skipper was not necessarily set in stone. (more...)
Gilmore Girls' Date Night With Mom — Netflix
- December 04, 2016

But how does the Gilmore Girls revival end , exactly? Could he be the Luke to Rory and Logan's Lorelai and Christopher (David Sutcliffe)? But there may be some more evidence out there that " A Year in the Life " won't be the end. We're about to discuss the highly speculated final four words of Gilmore Girls . "It's be nice to do it every year ". It was easy to do. "It was fun. (more...)
Southgate England interview was no cosy fireside chat
- December 04, 2016

Southgate dropped Rooney for the recent game in Slovenia, but insists the record goalscorer and outfield cap victor remains one of his main men. Wayne Rooney will remain as England captain despite his recent late-night escapade at the team hotel but he and the squad will be warned by Gareth Southgate that drinking inhibits "elite" performance. (more...)
Tiger sizzles then fizzles to shoot 70 at Challenge Tiger sizzles then fizzles to shoot 70 at Challenge
- December 04, 2016

Tiger Woods of the United States hits his tee shot on the second hole during round three of the Hero World Challenge. He entered the back nine at -3, but struggled down the stretch with a bogey on 11 and double bogies on 16 and 18. "For two of those days, I haven't been able to keep it going", Woods said. "I wouldn't be here doing this if I didn't feel like I could play at the highest level", Woods said. (more...)
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
- December 04, 2016

Not all veterans are in support of going to the camp. Wesley Clark Jr., an organizer of Veterans Stand With Standing Rock , Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network, and Brenda White Bull who served 20 years in the Marine Corps and is also a direct descendant of Chief Sitting Bull, delivered a message to representatives of the National Guard, the Veterans Association, Tigerswan Private Security, who is hired by DAPL, and North Dakota law enforcement. (more...)
Bella Hadid draws confidence from her sister
- December 04, 2016

Model and Reality Show Celebrity Kendall Jenner gets her wings. Sarah Sampaio, who closed the segment with The Weeknd, said it was slightly nerve-wracking. The Weeknd , who dated Bella for just over a year, was one of the show's live acts, meaning a run-in was inevitable. The underwear gets smaller, and the audiences larger every year for the Victoria's Secret fashion show, and 2016 is no different. (more...)
'Fantastic Beasts' Takes Top Spot At Box Office With $75M Opening Weekend
- December 04, 2016

The film was also said to have made $571 million around the world. But " Fantastic Beasts " does not feature any of the same central characters, and it takes place in 1926 NY instead of present-day Britain. A warning to those who have yet to see the movie: Some spoilers for " Fantastic Beasts " are included below. It was the lowest opening for any film in Rowling's "Wizarding World" series although industry watchers expect it to go on to make an acceptable $280 million. (more...)
Officials say at least 16 sickened from Thanksgiving meal
- December 04, 2016

By Friday, Sutter Delta Medical Center received eight patients reporting nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. County health officials say the likely cause of the illness was food-borne. The meal hosted by the Golden Hills Community Church is an annual tradition. Louise McNitt, deputy health officer for Contra Costa County, told the Chronicle that other residents and staff members ate at the dinner but did not get sick. (more...)
Cyber Monday Was the Biggest Online Sales Day in History
- December 04, 2016

The retailers have aggressively integrated web bargains into their holiday marketing strategy. Among other reasons, online shoppers cite convenience since they don't have to queue or wade into stores that are packed to the brim with other shoppers hunting for bargains. (more...)
Barry Williams Remembers His TV Mom, 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson Barry Williams Remembers His TV Mom, 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson
- December 04, 2016

She also shared a photo of Henderson with former husband Ira Bernstein and their children. Outside of The Brady Bunch, she appeared on shows like Ally McBeal , The Cleveland Show , 30 Rock, The Loveboat , WWE Raw and Dancing with the Stars. (more...)
"Rogue One" director Gareth Edwards has a cameo in the film
- December 04, 2016

The article has speculated that another big check of the story in " Star Wars: Episode 8 " could center around Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the Knights of Ren. Now, the rumors are focused on Kylo Ren's background. It seems that the story of the Knights of Ren has already been laid out from the beginning, but they were just waiting for the right time to tell it. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Brad Pitt over abuse claim
- December 04, 2016

We already told everyone that the trumped up charges on Brad Pitt were not going to stick, and now it has been confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "They've had two meetings with Los Angeles family services and in both none of the kids would talk to him". Spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said allegations were made after a flight carrying Pitt and his children landed in Los Angeles , and the FBI had "conducted a review of the circumstances and will not pursue further ... (more...)
Rally At Cleveland Airport Part Of Nationwide Day Of Action Rally At Cleveland Airport Part Of Nationwide Day Of Action
- December 04, 2016

A recent report by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center found that increasing the state minimum wage to $15 by 2021 would raise the wages of roughly 947,000 workers, or 29 percent of our workforce. They were among about 350 people at the rally. Earlier Tuesday morning arrests were made in Oakland during a protest calling for a higher minimum wage. (more...)
A new batch of images from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- December 04, 2016

For example, Edwards made sure Vader was always the tallest person in every shot the character was in, just as it had been done in " Star Wars " and " The Empire Strikes Back ". She immediately whips out her space-baton and teaches the group a lesson they won't soon forget. Rogue One: Scarif will transport gamers to the tropical planet seen in the trailers, where you can take control of Jyn Erso or Orson Krennic with a host of new Stormtroopers to shoot up. (more...)
The Game Awards 2016: Overwatch Wins Best Multiplayer Game The Game Awards 2016: Overwatch Wins Best Multiplayer Game
- December 04, 2016

Nintendo is going to show off new footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This yearly awards show is not only filled with surprises and live performances, but also a variety of awards that applaud everything from top action experience to best fighting game to the best of what's to come. (more...)
Overwatch wins Game of The Year 2016 at The Game Awards
- December 04, 2016

Some of the bigger news came for us comic book fans as Telltale Games confirmed a Guardians of the Galaxy game and new footage of their upcoming The Walking Dead: A New Frontier . Arkane Studios' " Dishonored 2 " won the Best Action/Adventure Game award. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt won Best RPG , Street Fighter V was crowned as Best Fighting Game , Civilization VI was given the Best Strategy Game award, and Forza Horizon 3 won the Best Sports/Racing award. (more...)
Ramos rescues Real to maintain six-point lead Ramos rescues Real to maintain six-point lead
- December 04, 2016

Chances were few and far between in the first half-hour, with Ronaldo's tame header and a Messi free-kick that was comfortably caught by Keylor Navas the only efforts of note from El Clasico's star duo. In a game in which opportunities were at a premium, Barca eventually found a breakthrough with a simple set-piece, although they were arguably a little fortunate that referee Carlos Clos Gomez did not penalise Suarez for a push in the build-up. (more...)
Kendall Jenner cracks after the Victoria Secret parade!
- December 04, 2016

While most of us Brits will have to wait until December 5 for the underwear extravaganza to be aired in the United Kingdom, we take a look at some of the stunners who have bravely posed for snaps without make-up. "She is so major and so handsome, attractive inside and out". Back on form, Lady Gaga performed a medley of songs from her new album Joanne . News report on her pregnancy, which would make ideal sense given how she was styled for her runway walk. (more...)

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