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British Pound Soars on Strong UK GDP Data British Pound Soars on Strong UK GDP Data
- October 27, 2017

GDP growth rose to 0.4 percent in the third quarter from 0.3 percent in the second and beat the expectations of most economists for 0.3 percent growth, a performance finance minister Philip Hammond described as "solid". "It's somewhat of a certainty now", he added. Sterling dropped against most of its Group-of-10 peers amid negative headlines on Britain's European Union exit, trimming gains from yesterday's better-than-expected economic growth data. (more...)
Taiwan leader hopes for breakthrough with China
- October 27, 2017

A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Thursday that relations across the Taiwan Strait could only make new progress if the current administration in Taiwan returns to the political foundation of adhering to the 1992 Consensus. Once that is recognized, there will be no problems in opening negotiations between both sides. This year, China's air force has carried out several rounds of drills near Taiwan, prompting the island's air force to scramble fighters. (more...)
American Vandal's Mystery Will Continue in 2018 American Vandal's Mystery Will Continue in 2018
- October 26, 2017

Amusing or Die announced American Vandal season 2 is officially happening and will be released on Netflix in 2018, according to a video posted on Twitter on Thursday, Oct. It can't be overstated how great the satirical elements of this show are, but it's secret weapon is making you legitimately care about its characters while also producing a genuinely compelling mystery with plenty of twists and turns. (more...)
Director Justin Lin and Jordana Brewster Returning for Fast & Furious Sequels
- October 26, 2017

This will encompass volumes nine and ten of the story and will more than likely be the final two movies that the franchise has to offer. Now, the franchise has gone into full-blown globetrotting mode as the characters engage in plot lines that involve world espionage and global intrigue. (more...)
O'Reilly dropped by literary agency O'Reilly dropped by literary agency
- October 26, 2017

WME has represented O'Reilly since 2009. Written with co-writer Martin Dugard , the Killing series were regularly promoted on The O'Reilly Factor, as the host and writer seamlessly weaved promotional moments in with regular segments with his show. (more...)
Colton Haynes dresses as drag Marge Simpson for Halloween Colton Haynes dresses as drag Marge Simpson for Halloween
- October 26, 2017

Well, a very , very sexy version! See the full look (below), complete with an up-and-close look at him flaunting his breast prosthetics, as well as him almost twerking him booty off! Take a look at some of Haynes' other incredible Halloween costumes. (more...)
Watch Amanda Holden's gaffe asking Tim Peake about visiting the moon Watch Amanda Holden's gaffe asking Tim Peake about visiting the moon
- October 26, 2017

After the show, Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan tweeted: "Did Tim Peake bring these guys back from the Moon?" sharing one of Amanda's posts at the same time. "It's the best pedicure in the world, you have baby's feet when you come back to earth". But Tim insisted he hadn't been able to take any space-related souvenirs home with him because NASA were "very strict" about those sorts of antics. (more...)
Fats Domino: Rock and roll icon dies aged 89
- October 26, 2017

His debut recording in 1949, " The Fat Man ", jointly written by Domino and Dave Bartholomew , was the first rock and roll record to to sell more than 1 million copies. He himself was named Antoine. "Now that is pure Fats!" In the Fifties, he became a dominant commercial force in pop music, eventually earning 23 gold-certified singles. (more...)
Fee increases proposed for Arches and Canyonlands Fee increases proposed for Arches and Canyonlands
- October 26, 2017

In other Park National news, Director Leon Zazworsky acquired 2,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. It would also be fair to question this administration's commitment to the upkeep of our national parks, considering a recent budget proposal that cuts funding for those same parks. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen Has Perfect Response After Accidentally Getting NSFW on Snapchat
- October 26, 2017

So when Chrissy accidentally showed her nipple on Snapchat during the middle of a spray tan this week, she was quick to issue a hilarious "public apology". For her part, Teigen later admitted to the goof and even posted a amusing "apology" video where he says sorry to everyone she's let down with this latest snafu. (more...)
Hurricanes dent profits at insurance giant Munich Re Hurricanes dent profits at insurance giant Munich Re
- October 26, 2017

As a result Munich Re says it will post a loss of €1.4 billion for the third-quarter period. The firm, which insures other insurance companies, said estimates were "still fraught with considerable uncertainty". Further, the ongoing share buy-back programme will continue as planned until it expires at the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Major reinsurance group Munich Re said it was expecting a third-quarter loss of 1.4 billion euros ($1.7 billion) due to losses incurred from hurricanes Harvey, ... (more...)
Mandy Moore Met Her Fiance Taylor Goldsmith on Instagram Mandy Moore Met Her Fiance Taylor Goldsmith on Instagram
- October 26, 2017

Mandy Moore might be focusing on her acting career as the stellar Rebecca Pearson on This Is Us , but that doesn't mean that new music is completely off the table. "I've never been a part of a project where people are willing to be so vulnerable", she says. Just like the Pearsons on " This Is Us ", Mandy Moore's real-life family is a bit nontraditional. (more...)
Phillies 'Zeroing In' On Dusty Wathan As Next Manager, Report Says Phillies 'Zeroing In' On Dusty Wathan As Next Manager, Report Says
- October 26, 2017

USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported yesterday the Phillies are "zeroing in" on Wathan, who manages Phillies' Triple-A affiliate Lehigh Valley. A source said Wathan, 44, is expected to be a finalist, but the Phillies have gone no further than that. (more...)
'Bad Boys' Spinoff TV Series Starring Gabrielle Union is Reportedly Coming Soon 'Bad Boys' Spinoff TV Series Starring Gabrielle Union is Reportedly Coming Soon
- October 26, 2017

The new series is now being pitched to various networks, some very interested in taking it on. Brandon Margolis and Brandon Sonnier ( The Blacklist ) are attached to write. The actress' schedule recently opened up when BET announced that her series Being Mary Jane is coming to a close next year, wrapping up with a two-hour series finale movie. (more...)
Selena Gomez Gives Review of Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Selena Gomez Gives Review of Taylor Swift's 'Reputation'
- October 26, 2017

The 25-year-old Gomez, who had a kidney transplant this year due to complications from lupus, has been reportedly trying to make it up to Bieber, 23. Sources said that Bieber has been treating Gomez well since her surgery and the two are on good terms. She's happy and focused on her blessings. Just weeks after her procedure, the singer was photographed leaving Rumble in New York City , a gym known for their group fitness classes featuring 10 rounds of boxing and strength training, and ... (more...)
TV presenter vomits after eating chip made with 'hottest pepper' TV presenter vomits after eating chip made with 'hottest pepper'
- October 26, 2017

Although the actual grim reaper didn't visit her that day, she did barf on the air after sipping her coffee to wash down the chip. Anchor Natalie Tysdal wrote about the experience on Facebook , explaining that she threw up and that there is "no messing around with this stuff". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Responds To Rumors That Her Surrogate Is Having Twins Kim Kardashian Responds To Rumors That Her Surrogate Is Having Twins
- October 26, 2017

The source drove this point home by also adding the baby is coming " very soon". She suffered from life-threatening placenta accreta , which can cause premature delivery and other complications. "OMG Kim totally just revealed her surrogate has two buns in the oven!" one user wrote. I mean, obviously, she knew what she was doing. "I have two kids people!" she said in her response to the speculation, followed by "LOL". (more...)
Nicki Minaj Says She Had to "Convince" Kanye West to Drop "Monster"
- October 26, 2017

The chart topping, record breaking artist went on to reference some of Hip Hop's greatest male MCs and the respect those who've collaborated with them have earned, in comparison to the talks surrounding her own collaboration with "the greats". (more...)
Arbaaz Khan Finally Reveals Some Exciting Details About Salman Khan's Dabangg 3! Arbaaz Khan Finally Reveals Some Exciting Details About Salman Khan's Dabangg 3!
- October 26, 2017

Arbaaz Khan , who was also present at the trailer launch, said, "Irrespective of Supreme Court's decision that says that we do not need to stand up for National Anthem when played in theatre, I will always stand up for it". He says that Sunny Leone is a great actress and they both had a wonderful time shooting for the movie in overseas. Bollywood actor Arbaaz Khan's Dabangg 3 is the most awaited film, which will star none other than Salman Khan. (more...)
Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein: 'I Had No Warning'
- October 26, 2017

The bombshell report chronicled decades of sex harassment allegations and revealed that Weinstein reached confidential settlements with at least eight women, including Rose McGowan. "I remember the lurch when I went to the desk and I said, 'Uh, Mr. Weinstein?" "He kept coming at me with all this other stuff, and finally I just said, 'When I win an Oscar in one of your movies, okay?'" Judd said. (more...)
WWE NXT results: Women's battle royal; Almas vs. Strong WWE NXT results: Women's battle royal; Almas vs. Strong
- October 26, 2017

We are on tape from Orlando, Fla. After the match, Vega and Almas went to the announce table, stole Mauro Ranallo's headset, and challenged McIntyre to meet them face-to-face next week. Andrade Almas defeated Roderick Strong. McIntyre says he will say "gracias" that day, but until then it's "adios". Aleister Black comes out for a match but the Velveteen Dream jumps him from behind. (more...)
This Glamorous Picture of Suhana Khan Is Sure To Leave You Amazed
- October 26, 2017

We have said this time and again that Suhana is a flawless combination of glamour and simplicity. Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary at their Alibaug property with their close friends and relatives. The picture has taken social world by storm as everyone from the fans to tinsel town is in awe of Suhana. Here are some other pictures that will prove that Suhana is a Bollywood star already. (more...)
Watch Jessica Alba's Baby Gender Reveal! Watch Jessica Alba's Baby Gender Reveal!
- October 26, 2017

An overjoyed Jessica can be seen in the background raising her arms in delight. "@ cash_warren and I couldn't be more thrilled to announce..." The post quickly received over one million likes and fans rushed to congratulate the star on her happy news. (more...)
Audio Launch: Highlights of Superstar Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's '2.0' Grand Event Audio Launch: Highlights of Superstar Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's '2.0' Grand Event
- October 26, 2017

On Wednesday, Superstar Rajinikanth was spotted at Chennai International Airport, as he was on his way to Dubai for the grand audio launch of his magnum opus '2 Point O' . The team of 2.0 are already in Dubai to celebrate the audio event in Burj Park. Also in attendance will be Kamal Haasan . Similar to the picture of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar , shared long back, this picture too shares a tight close-up of Amy and Rajinikanth. (more...)
Tumhari Sulu song Hawa Hawai 2.0 Tumhari Sulu song Hawa Hawai 2.0
- October 26, 2017

The film was earlier scheduled to release on November 24, but now it has been advanced and will hit the screens on November 17. Along with her, Neha Dhupia and RJ Malishka are seen shaking the leg which adds a different spice to the song. (more...)
Se repite el plato: Cristiano volvió a ganar el premio The Best Se repite el plato: Cristiano volvió a ganar el premio The Best
- October 26, 2017

En la categoría a mejor entrenador masculino el vencedor fue Zinedine Zidane, del Real Madrid , que superó a Massimiliano Allegri, de la Juventus, y a Antonio Conte, del Chelsea. Messi será nuevamente su principal rival tras una campaña en la que ha brillado más individualmente que colectivamente con el Barcelona . Por su parte, la holandesa, Lieke Martens se consagró como la Mejor Futbolista, al vencer a Deyna Castellanos, de Venezuela, y a Carli Lloyd, quien milita en el Manchester ... (more...)
Mark Halperin Has Been Accused By Five Women of Sexual Harassment Mark Halperin Has Been Accused By Five Women of Sexual Harassment
- October 26, 2017

Halperin's alleged history of sexual harassment in the workplace reportedly began when he was working at ABC News, his employer from 1988 to 2007, where he moved up the ranks from desk assistant to political director. Halperin told CNN: "I now understand from these accounts that my behavior was inappropriate and caused others pain". "The percentage of men who will leap to this jackass's defense will be about.001", tweeted journalist Keith Olbermann, who formerly worked for MSNBC. (more...)
This Is Why You'll Never See Kate Middleton Wearing Colored Nail Polish! This Is Why You'll Never See Kate Middleton Wearing Colored Nail Polish!
- October 26, 2017

But while Kate bares her bling on an everyday basis, William wears nothing on his left finger. She rocked a mix of the brand's Rose Lounge (pour one out for this sadly discontinued soft pink) and Allure ($9) at her 2011 wedding to Prince William . (more...)
Alia Bhatt just gave Deepika Padukone the best compliment for 'Padmavati' Alia Bhatt just gave Deepika Padukone the best compliment for 'Padmavati'
- October 26, 2017

To prepare for the song, Deepika learned Ghoomar , the Rajasthani dance form, under the tutelage of renowned expert Jyothi D Tommaar. Deepika Padukone in a still from Padmavati song, Ghoomar . Speaking on " Ghoomar ", the actress said in a special media release, "The " Ghoomar " song has been one of the most hard song sequences that Sanjay-sir and I have shot". (more...)
John Stamos Opens Up About Engagement To Caitlin McHugh John Stamos Opens Up About Engagement To Caitlin McHugh
- October 26, 2017

Stamos noted that it took him a while to get back to his best self. I had to work on myself and put in some time, and I know my mother would have been really happy with that, and this beauty just came into my life. Along with Iger, Stamos also enlisted the help of his pal, Paul Briggs , who's an animator for Disney. His bride-to-be is now sporting an "old, vintage ring" courtesy of famed jeweler Neil Lane. (more...)