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Woody Allen backpedals on 'sad' Harvey Weinstein comments Woody Allen backpedals on 'sad' Harvey Weinstein comments
- October 16, 2017

He said it was important to avoid "a witch hunt atmosphere" where "every guy in an office who winks at a woman is suddenly having to call a lawyer to defend himself". "That was deliberate. That was absolutely deliberate", Winslet told the Los Angeles Times Saturday. "Chaplin was shunned by Hollywood; so were a great many other worldwide filmmakers, including Fellini - and those are the people who belong with Miramax". (more...)
Emir's visit to strengthen Qatar-Malaysia ties Emir's visit to strengthen Qatar-Malaysia ties
- October 16, 2017

Qatar is seeking to boost investment in two areas in Malaysia- healthcare services and hospitality, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today. Sheikh Tamim later held talks with Najib, after which they witnessed the signing of agreements on training for diplomats, higher education, and legal and judicial co-operation. (more...)
29 dead, many others injured in bombing attacks in Plateau 29 dead, many others injured in bombing attacks in Plateau
- October 16, 2017

Ten houses were burnt. The government said the attack sought to "take the state back to the dark days of violent conflicts" and vowed to identify and prosecute all those behind the heinous crime. The statement reads: "Governor Lalong has expressed shock at last Saturday's attack on Tegbe Village, after the failed attack on Nzoruvho Village, which resulted in the death of six persons". (more...)
Facebook offers to train 'digital safety ambassadors' for every United Kingdom secondary Facebook offers to train 'digital safety ambassadors' for every United Kingdom secondary
- October 16, 2017

The UK Council for Child Internet Safety estimates that between 6 and 25 percent of young people in the UK have experienced some form of cyber-bullying. Facebook's head of global safety policy Antigone Davis said the social network had already developed safety features on the platform, such as online reporting tools, and it was now taking that commitment offline. (more...)
Black Panther TRAILER: More exciting than Avengers Infinity War? WATCH here Black Panther TRAILER: More exciting than Avengers Infinity War? WATCH here
- October 16, 2017

And unapologetic about being a Black Panther movie. Based on what we've seen in the trailer, it's clear that T'Challa will have multiple villains facing him in the film, but it looks like Klau will be the main one. If the entire continent of Africa ever needed a hero who was equal parts fictional, inspiring and destined for the big screen, then the Black Panther is that icon. (more...)
Last Da Vinci Painting in Private Hands to Be Sold at Auction Last Da Vinci Painting in Private Hands to Be Sold at Auction
- October 16, 2017

The "haunting last work" by da Vinci, which depicts Jesus Christ, will be auctioned at Christie's NY in November, the company said in a statement . "For auction specialists, this is pretty much the Holy Grail, no pun intended, but it doesn't really get better than that", said Loic Gouzer, co-chairman of Christie's Americas' post-war and contemporary art department. (more...)
Pregnant Kate Middleton Dances With Paddington Bear Alongside Prince William, Prince Harry Pregnant Kate Middleton Dances With Paddington Bear Alongside Prince William, Prince Harry
- October 16, 2017

This is Kate's second public outing since the announcement of her third pregnancy, following on from her appearance on October 10, to mark World Mental Health Day. "Wishing all of our young guests the trip of a lifetime!" The children were nominated by the royals' Charities Forum . The event was a promotional effort on behalf of the upcoming Paddington 2, which opens in British theaters on November 10 and comes to the USA early next year. (more...)
Former Pussycat Dolls member says group was like 'a prostitution ring' Former Pussycat Dolls member says group was like 'a prostitution ring'
- October 16, 2017

I was in a prostitution ring .Oh & we happened to sing & be famous . Even if you were a massive fan of The Pussycat Dolls , you might have no idea who Kaya Jones is. Meaning sleep with whoever they say. If you don't they have nothing on you to leverage... 'Yes I said leverage. Meaning after they turn you out of get you hooked on drugs they use it against you. (more...)
Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51 Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51
- October 16, 2017

He died just a week after telling his Twitter followers he was "in hospital" in what was his final social media post. "Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes ", Manford wrote. Born in London, and raised in Firhouse, Dublin, in 1990 Hughes became the youngest comedian ever to win the Perrier Award, the Edinburgh Fringe's main comedy prize. (more...)
Ed Sheeran has been hit by a auto in London Ed Sheeran has been hit by a auto in London
- October 16, 2017

The world's best-selling singer was cycling around the capital when he was knocked off by a vehicle. The news first broke via Australia's Nova radio station (of all bloody places), and was confirmed with Sheeran posting to his Instagram moments ago, with a picture of his arm in a cast. (more...)
Sri Lanka to play third T20I in Lahore: Chairman PCB
- October 16, 2017

Former captain Shahid Afridi has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to expand global cricket beyond Lahore , to Karachi and other cities across the country. The PCB has said that the board has incurred heavy losses due to home games being played in UAE. Earlier, Sri Lanka's players had indicated strong reluctance to visit Pakistan for the third and final T20I. (more...)
Everybody's there for each other: Disick on Kardashians Everybody's there for each other: Disick on Kardashians
- October 16, 2017

I guess we will just have to wait and see. 'When will they stop with this story? They really do know how to keep tongues wagging... "Why don't I just stay at home?" a distressed Kardashian quipped, before the rest of the clan jumped in to save her from the trauma of social media. (more...)
'Me Too' draws attention to sexual assault and harassment 'Me Too' draws attention to sexual assault and harassment
- October 16, 2017

It's safe to say the magnitude of the problem is very apparent, as the tweet has received over 30,000 replies. Ms Milano was the first to write, " Me too ". Milano's movement made an impact all over the world, which was clear when Member of Parliament Stella Creasy shared a " me too " tweet. Thousands of regular women recounted their past experiences with sexual harassment . (more...)
PM Narendra Modi pens the foreword for PM Narendra Modi pens the foreword for "Beyond The Dreamgirl"
- October 16, 2017

The launch also marks the celebration of Hema Malini's glorious run of 50 years in India. "I am truly honoured that Narendra Modiji has penned the foreword", Hema tweeted on Saturday. We have summed it all up with a chapter called "Bliss". The book will also cover Hema Malini's family tree, which has not been published earlier in any of the books and the book has a lot of exclusive unseen photographs from her personal, political and professional spheres. (more...)
Catalan leader dodges clear declaration of independence Catalan leader dodges clear declaration of independence
- October 16, 2017

The wealthy region's threat to break away following a referendum that Spain's Constitutional Court said was illegal has plunged Spain into its worst political crisis since an attempted military coup in 1981, just six years after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. (more...)
Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD), BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP)
- October 16, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. D-E Shaw & Company Inc increased Royal Gold Inc (Put) (RGLD) stake by 422% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $95.00 price objective on shares of Royal Gold in a research report on Friday, May 26th. As per Wednesday, July 6, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. (more...)
WWE star talks about India, rejection and journey as a wrestler
- October 16, 2017

Yet, 145-plus days on after defeating The Viper, The Modern Day Maharaja is still WWE Champion and it doesn't look like he will be losing the title to anyone anytime soon after winning in feuds against Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura over the past couple of months. (more...)
Macron 'to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honour award' Macron 'to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honour award'
- October 16, 2017

President Emmanuel Macron says he has begun procedures to strip USA movie producer Harvey Weinstein of his Legion d'Honneur following allegations of sexual harassment. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences took the nearly unprecedented step Saturday of revoking Weinstein's membership. Dozens of women have made allegations of sexual harassment and assault against the movie mogul in recent days, some dating back decades. (more...)
Meghan Markle quits Suits, fuelling Prince Harry marriage claims Meghan Markle quits Suits, fuelling Prince Harry marriage claims
- October 15, 2017

During Meghan's recent visit to London she was spotted being chauffeured around England's capital in a black Volkswagen vehicle, which has set tongues wagging she is engaged to Harry, especially because the Duchess of Cambridge was driven around in a dark Audi A3 prior to her official engagement announcement. (more...)
Adrian Peterson with first TD as a member of the Cardinals Adrian Peterson with first TD as a member of the Cardinals
- October 15, 2017

New Arizona Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson answers a question about being traded to the Cardinals during an NFL football news conference at the team's training facility Wednesday, Oct. Bringing in Peterson could help do that, even if he wasn't completely effective. That's pretty impressive less than a week after he was traded to Arizona from the New Orleans Saints . (more...)
Mayim Bialik's Harvey Weinstein op-ed sparks accusations of victim-blaming Mayim Bialik's Harvey Weinstein op-ed sparks accusations of victim-blaming
- October 15, 2017

The upside to not being a "hot girl", Bialik argues, is that she has "almost no personal experience with men asking me to meetings in their hotel rooms", as Weinstein is accused to have done with those he is believed to have attacked or harassed. (more...)
It's a 'Yes'! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Are Engaged It's a 'Yes'! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Are Engaged
- October 15, 2017

The actress and the DNCE singer have been dating since December 2016 . Late last month, the two adopted a Siberian Husky puppy together. When you know, you know. "You do feel like you're living in a fishbowl", she said. "Or I'm sweaty I can't tell". "I don't know. I'm smitten with Maisie [Williams]", Turner responded. (more...)
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ICPT) Sentiment Increased in Q2 2017
- October 15, 2017

The SI to Determine Incorporated's float is 1.41%. The stock decreased 3.39% or $2.3 on October 13, reaching $65.49. About 59,170 shares traded. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: " Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc ". The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, August 10 by Wedbush. The stock has "Hold" rating by Needham on Friday, September 15. Barclays Plc holds 4,585 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Trump Accuser's Attorneys Subpoena His Campaign For All Related Documents Trump Accuser's Attorneys Subpoena His Campaign For All Related Documents
- October 15, 2017

Notably, it also demands the campaign preserve any documents relating to John Barry, Zervos' Trump-supporting cousin, who gave a statement past year which sought to discredit her allegations. His lawyers claimed that a Supreme Court decision that found presidents could be sued while in office didn't apply because the decision only applied to federal lawsuits. (more...)
Newcastle United face January transfer battle for Cenk Tosun? Newcastle United face January transfer battle for Cenk Tosun?
- October 15, 2017

The 26-year-old scored 41 goals in the last two seasons. Besiktas have placed an €18m (£16m) price tag on Tosun, who has scored five goals in 11 games for both club and country this season. Dwight Gayle is struggling for opportunities at Newcastle United this season - and the potential arrival of Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun in January could be the final straw. (more...)
Melissa Etheridge reportedly arrested for drugs at Canadian border Melissa Etheridge reportedly arrested for drugs at Canadian border
- October 15, 2017

Popular rocker Melissa Etheridge was taken into custody by U.S. Customs in North Dakota as she attempted to return from Canada into the U.S., reports TMZ . Then, on September 9, customs found Rundgren had two vaporizers and liquid THC when his bus was crossing the border. Hello, it's me. I just got booked for possession of drugs and paraphernalia. (more...)
Did Aquaman star Jason Momoa accidentally reveal spoilers for Justice League? Did Aquaman star Jason Momoa accidentally reveal spoilers for Justice League?
- October 15, 2017

It looks like the change in his overall look won't be the only thing unique about this representation however, as Momoa has opened up more about his character's behaviour. "Some people will be like, 'This isn't my Aquaman .' But we're not there yet". Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. (more...)
FIR against singers Ankit Tiwari, Shilpa Rao and Akriti Kakkar
- October 15, 2017

Based on the complaint, the Mumbai police have registered a cheating case against Ankit Tiwari and others. They have been summoned for questioning. As per the agreement between the two companies, Tiwari and Kakar were supposed to perform at an event but failed to do so. (more...)
Ron Howard teases fan-favorite characters for Han Solo movie Ron Howard teases fan-favorite characters for Han Solo movie
- October 15, 2017

In his latest in a line of ongoing social media teases for the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled Star War: Han Solo anthology film , director Ron Howard is hinting that an unlikely, fan-favorite duo may finally make their live-action debut: Tag and Bink. (more...)
Hustler publisher offers $10 million for dirt on Trump Hustler publisher offers $10 million for dirt on Trump
- October 15, 2017

Trump ". In the ad, Flynt calls Trump an "illegitimate" president who "was installed only by the quirks of our antiquated Electoral College". Claiming Weiner had been railroaded by hypocritical Republicans, Flynt offered Weiner a job with his company - at a salary 20 percent higher than his Congressional pay. (more...)