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London Police Investigate Rape Accusation Against David Blaine London Police Investigate Rape Accusation Against David Blaine
- October 20, 2017

Today that pattern continues, only it's now moved into the magic industry: David Blaine is being accused of rape by former model Natasha Prince . The Daily Beast first reported the news, along with an exclusive interview with Prince herself, in which she details meeting Blaine at a club. (more...)
Dem Rep. Johnson: Women Partially to Blame for Sex Abuse Dem Rep. Johnson: Women Partially to Blame for Sex Abuse
- October 20, 2017

Following the sexual assault allegations made against Harvey Weinstein, Texas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson was angry. "I grew up in a time when it was as much the woman's responsibility as it was a man's - how you were dressed, what your behavior was", she said . (more...)
Tarantino says he knew of Weinstein conduct Tarantino says he knew of Weinstein conduct
- October 20, 2017

Allegations of sexual harassment and assault by Weinstein were disclosed this month in The New York Times and The New Yorker , which prompted other women to share their accounts of his alleged abuse, set off criminal investigations, roiled the entertainment world and triggered a social media movement of women from other industries and backgrounds telling their stories. (more...)
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdin (NYSE:BCRH) Experiences Light Trading Volume
- October 20, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Creative Planning had disposed of 1,030 shares trimming its stake by 72.0%. Geode Cap Management Llc owns 36,814 shares for 0% of their portfolio. It has underperformed by 9.47% the S&P500. While this from Blue Capital is the largest hit to September performance we've seen so far, it certainly won't be the last at this level of negative return given the aggregation of major losses that the industry has experienced this year. (more...)
Uganda confirms Marburg outbreak in eastern region Uganda confirms Marburg outbreak in eastern region
- October 20, 2017

On October 11 his sister, a 50-year-old woman, passed away suffering the same signs of a disease. The minister revealed that the victim's 42-year old brother had died on September 25 after showing similar signs and symptoms. On his last hunting visit he had been near a place with caves inhabited by African fruit bats, which according to the World Health Organization, are hosts of the virus. (more...)
'Walking Dead' Claws Deeper Into VR in AMC's New Virtual-Reality App 'Walking Dead' Claws Deeper Into VR in AMC's New Virtual-Reality App
- October 20, 2017

Want to know even more about what's in store for The Walking Dead this season? Users will also be able to watch the latest AMC trailers and behind-the-scenes video in the AMC VR app's Screening Room . In addition to the two parts that have already been released, two new installments will be available. Our ultimate recap video clues you up on everything that happened last season, so you can jump into the latest premiere with all the info you need, including who's dead , who's alive, and ... (more...)
MACC calls up Shafie Apdal for questioning in graft probe MACC calls up Shafie Apdal for questioning in graft probe
- October 20, 2017

He was discharged from the hospital at about 10.30am. Former Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has been summoned by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate in investigations into the alleged embezzlement of some RM1.5 billion worth of funds for rural projects in Sabah, according to Bernama. (more...)
Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) Holdings Boosted by 361 Capital LLC
- October 20, 2017

It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. The days to cover decreased to 7.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.05% as of September 29. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by Paycom Software Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -62.50% negative EPS growth. (more...)
Actress assault case: Police alleges that Dileep submitted fake hospital documents
- October 19, 2017

Dileep forged medical documents to show he was hospitalised on February 17, the day the actress was abducted and assaulted in a moving vehicle in Kochi, Asianet News reported, quoting police sources. However, a detailed probe by the police revealed that the actor did not seek any medical help at the hospital. During this period, Dileep had attended an event organised at Durbar Hall ground to pledge support to the actress. (more...)
FCC pauses review of $3.9B Sinclair-Tribune deal for more comment FCC pauses review of $3.9B Sinclair-Tribune deal for more comment
- October 19, 2017

He has faced criticism that he relaxed a media ownership provision that will allow Sinclair to acquire such a large number of stations. The FCC said it was pausing its self-imposed, 180-day shot-clock deadline on merger reviews by 15 days until November 2. (more...)
Blac Chyna's Mom Suing Wendy Williams Blac Chyna's Mom Suing Wendy Williams
- October 19, 2017

She says that Williams has displayed a "great deal of hate by saying these nasty irrational despicable things". The harassment has been so intense that Toni claims she has not been able to eat or sleep. "I am a humanitarian!" she wrote in the handwritten lawsuit. To make matters worse, Toni claims the stress from Wendy recently forced her to stop working as an Uber/Lyft driver. (more...)
Billy Joel to be a father again at age 68 Billy Joel to be a father again at age 68
- October 19, 2017

Billy is hopeful that their new baby will be just as well-behaved as the first. "[Della Rose] is pretty good", he told The Belfast Telegraph . The baby uptown girl or boy will join daughters Della Rose , 2 (with Roderick), and Alexa, 31 (with Christie Brinkley ). (more...)
Jim & Andy Trailer: Jim Carrey Embodies Andy Kaufman Jim & Andy Trailer: Jim Carrey Embodies Andy Kaufman
- October 19, 2017

The documentary, directed by Chris Smith ( American Movie ) and produced by Spike Jonze - was officially selected for both the Venice and Toronto International Film Festivals this year, and has been lauded by outlets as "provocative" and "fascinating". (more...)
Miley Cyrus Sends Video Message to Las Vegas Victim Miley Cyrus Sends Video Message to Las Vegas Victim
- October 19, 2017

The surprise message was delivered to Hannah after she arrived back to her home state of California. "Your name got to me through so many friends, some contestants on 'The Voice , '" Cyrus says in the clip. I hope you'll feel better soon and just want you to know that you'll be on my mind and on my heart. "I didn't know him, he was a stranger. I can not believe how much this has gone insane", she said. (more...)
Chandler Parsons angry with boos from Grizzlies fans Chandler Parsons angry with boos from Grizzlies fans
- October 19, 2017

As it turns out, those jeers didn't sit well with the swingman. Parsons was booed again at the line during the second half, but Marc Gasol and David Fizdale attempting to lead a cheering counter-movement. Following a productive two-year stint with the Dallas Mavericks , Parsons was limited to 34 games last season because of recurring knee issues, including a partial meniscus tear. (more...)
Shia LaBeouf ordered to take anger management classes Shia LaBeouf ordered to take anger management classes
- October 19, 2017

LaBeouf, who was arrested while in Georgia to work on the movie "The Peanut Butter Falcon", was slapped with a year's probation and alcohol evaluation, plus almost $2,700 in fines, TMZ said. In video obtained by ET, LaBeouf swore at his arresting officers. LaBeouf was arrested on July 8. . The actor has been given a year's probation, ordered to take anger management classes and must complete a drug and alcohol evaluation. (more...)
Howard Stern condemns Harvey Weinstein on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' from Brooklyn Howard Stern condemns Harvey Weinstein on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' from Brooklyn
- October 19, 2017

Howard Stern was the guest last night on the latest episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Brooklyn, and he did not hold back on his assessment of sexual predator Harvey Weinstein . "It's so unnatural, everyone evaluates you". How did he do? In the interview, Stern had asked Weinstein if he could "walk into the room, pull your trousers off and say 'Okay, honey let's talk business'". (more...)
'12 Strong' Trailer: Chris Hemsworth Leads Horse Soldiers in the Afghanistan War
- October 19, 2017

Watch the 12 Strong trailer below via USA Today . 12 Strong was directed by Danish director and photojournalist Nicolai Fuglsig and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer . The film, which stars Chris Hemsworth , Michael Shannon , Michael Peña , and Trevante Rhodes , tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11 to take down the Taliban. (more...)
'I, Tonya' Teaser Introduces Margot Robbie As Tonya Harding
- October 19, 2017

Harding was the "trailer trash" girl who overcame every obstacle in her life from extreme poverty to abusive parents to become the USA figure skating champion. Notably absent from this teaser is Nancy Kerrigan , but that's probably because the movie is called I, Tonya and not I, Tonya , and Nancy Kerrigan , My Competitor Who Suffered a Grievous Injury That I Am Maybe Responsible For. (more...)
Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads
- October 19, 2017

In the campaign, as the former Miss Nigeria Omowunmi Akinnifesi applies the moisturizer, her skin turns noticeably lighter. The "Natural Fairness Lotion" ad tells Black women that their product can help "restore her skin to its natural fairness". (more...)
Rose McGowan Cancels Appearances After Weinstein Scandal | Here's the Reason She Gave Rose McGowan Cancels Appearances After Weinstein Scandal | Here's the Reason She Gave
- October 19, 2017

In the past two weeks - in reports by the New York Times , the New Yorker and on social media - more than 40 women have accused Weinstein of rape, sexual harassment or assault over a period of almost three decades, McGowan among them. The actress, who made her breakthrough in 1996 in the Weinstein-produced slasher revival movie Scream , received a settlement from Weinstein following an hotel room incident at the 1997 Sundance Film festival according to The New York Times . (more...)
Playboy Pays Tribute To Hugh Hefner With His First Solo Cover! Playboy Pays Tribute To Hugh Hefner With His First Solo Cover!
- October 19, 2017

This is not her first time in " Playboy " however, with Rau previously appearing nude in a 2014 spread shot by Ryan McGinley that led to her pursuing a modeling career. Despite growing up in a Parisian ghetto, Rau always knew she was destined for great things. 'When I was doing this shoot, I was thinking of all those hard days in my childhood, ' said the model. (more...)
2nd Lady Karen Pence unveils art therapy initiative at FSU 2nd Lady Karen Pence unveils art therapy initiative at FSU
- October 19, 2017

Her goal is to educate the public about art therapy as a "mental health profession, and not arts and crafts", with benefits for many people. It is not therapeutic art. Ann Scott , First Lady of Florida, joined Mrs. Pence for the announcement along with John Thrasher , FSU President; Dr. Donna Betts, President of the American Art Therapy Association; Dr. (more...)
'Marvel's The Punisher' Debuts on Netflix November 17 'Marvel's The Punisher' Debuts on Netflix November 17
- October 19, 2017

The new trailer, which comes in at 2-minutes and 24-seconds, provides a new look at what fans can expect from the series with our most extensive look yet at the military fueled superhero drama. Moore ( Kings ). After months of teasing, and rampant speculation, Netflix and Marvel Television have at last announced the release date for their Daredevil spinoff The Punisher: Friday, Nov. (more...)
A case for President Donald Trump's tax cuts A case for President Donald Trump's tax cuts
- October 19, 2017

The SIA has supported tax reform since its early stages, and it backed the Better Way corporate tax reform blueprint released in March 2017. The mayors group wrote to all members of Congress last month, urging them to keep the deduction, and some of the mayors met with Shahira Knight, Trump's special assistant for tax and retirement policy. (more...)
Pinole Library friends group holding two-day book sale Pinole Library friends group holding two-day book sale
- October 19, 2017

On Oct. 28 customers can fill a bag with books for $3. Hours are different for each day. The sale will be Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Mounce Library, and the Larry J. Ringer Library. The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization that contributes annually over $40,000 to the library. (more...)
Bollywood A-listers grace Sanjay Dutt's Diwali bash!
- October 19, 2017

Sanjay Dutt's Diwali party has clashed with one organised by Shabana Azmi and we so many celebs rushing from one party to another. Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra alongwith his wife Anupama, film critic and owner of Film Companion, were also a part of the celebrations. (more...)
Roseanne cast cracks up during revival's table read Roseanne cast cracks up during revival's table read
- October 19, 2017

We can see in the photo above that the cast and crew are having fun and laughing. As EW reported in August , ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey previously said the series will be "very much tonally be similar to the original" in that it will be "unflinching, honest, and irreverent at times". (more...)
Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Stake Lessened by Employees Retirement System of Texas
- October 19, 2017

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . It worsened, as 53 investors sold Marathon Petroleum Corp shares while 274 reduced holdings. Hsbc Public Ltd owns 550,774 shares. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. boosted its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Actor Nicholas Brendon Was Arrested for Domestic Violence Buffy the Vampire Slayer Actor Nicholas Brendon Was Arrested for Domestic Violence
- October 19, 2017

The actor reportedly pulled his girlfriend's arm and hair during an altercation at the bar at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif., KESQ reported . The former actor of Buffy the vampire slayer , Nicholas Brendon has been arrested after he attacked his girlfriend. In 2015 he pled guilty to chocking his girlfriend during an argument . (more...)

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