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Randy Travis is 'deeply apologetic' after nude arrest video released Randy Travis is 'deeply apologetic' after nude arrest video released
- December 06, 2017

Travis, who suffered a near-fatal stroke a year after his arrest and is still working to regain his speaking skills, released a statement after the three-hour video of his arrest hit the internet on Monday. Travis: "You think I'm lying to you, just check me out". He continued threatening the officer, telling the officer to pray "because you're a dead man in under 10 minutes. (more...)
Dole offers to bake Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake Dole offers to bake Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake
- December 06, 2017

Click inside to read what she said ... "I feel sorry for her", Smith, 35, said at a talk moderated by Vanity Fair at the 92nd St Y. "And they really have". Yeah, that end sentence comes across as a bit sarcastic. Only one day after news broke of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's possible desire for a banana-flavored wedding cake at their 2018 nuptials, given the prince's rumored penchant for the fruit, the opportunistic banana-peddlers at Dole have already offered to bake it. (more...)
Richard Armitage to play Wolverine in Marvel's first scripted podcast Richard Armitage to play Wolverine in Marvel's first scripted podcast
- December 06, 2017

Along with the news, Percy detailed the intent of writing Wolverine: The Long Night and what exactly the story will entail. It will stream exclusively on Stitcher Premium until the fall when it will become available on all podcast platforms. (more...)
Little Mountain area fire in San Bernardino now 100 acres, 0% contained Little Mountain area fire in San Bernardino now 100 acres, 0% contained
- December 06, 2017

Mandatory evacuation orders were issued as the San Bernardino County Fire Department asked for immediate backup as winds blew at 30 to 35 miles per hour. Requesting closure of NB 215 near University and evacuations of neighborhood north of Shandin Hills Golf Course. Assigning resources to structure protection. (more...)
Terry Crews Suing Alleged Groper Terry Crews Suing Alleged Groper
- December 06, 2017

Actor Terry Crews is suing the Hollywood agent he says groped him - claiming he was psychologically harmed from the experience, according to a report . Crews - who now stars on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" - contends he's experienced psychological distress following the incident and is concerned Venit's standing in Hollywood could impact his acting career, according to the TMZ report. (more...)
Shannon Beador Files for Divorce From Husband David Beador! Shannon Beador Files for Divorce From Husband David Beador!
- December 06, 2017

We wish Shannon lots of luck during this time. In season 10, it was revealed that David had been unfaithful. The couple has been married for 17 years and they share three daughters together: 15-year-old Sophie and 12-year-old twins Stella and Adeline. (more...)
Netflix's Ted Sarandos Talks Originals Output, Disney's Streaming Efforts Netflix's Ted Sarandos Talks Originals Output, Disney's Streaming Efforts
- December 06, 2017

Now, Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos has weighed in on the potential complications, revealing to investors that Netflix apparently maintains the rights to keep the series already on the service, and potentially continue to produce more starring those characters. (more...)
TMZ: Chester Bennington's autopsy shows alcohol and ecstasy
- December 06, 2017

The site adds that authorities found a prescription bottle of Zolpidem (Ambien) on his dresser, along with a pint glass of Corona and an empty bottle of Stella Artois. The Grammy victor was laid to rest in a private funeral service at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes, California, nine days after he died by suicide. (more...)
US Law Firm To Investigate MultiChoice Allegations US Law Firm To Investigate MultiChoice Allegations
- December 05, 2017

Pomerantz is investigating claims related to potential improper payments to ANN7 on behalf of Naspers . Naspers is being probed by a USA law firm over whether Africa's biggest company by market value was involved in unlawful business practices related to a contract with South Africa's politically connected Gupta family. (more...)
Councilman Kevin Stinnet first to announce run for Lexington Mayor Councilman Kevin Stinnet first to announce run for Lexington Mayor
- December 05, 2017

They're looking to challenge 3rd-term Republican Congressman Andy Barr . "Wages aren't growing fast enough to keep up", Gray said. Gray will be running for Kentucky's sixth district seat, which is now held by Representative Andy Barr. The Democrat would have been the first openly gay man to serve in the Senate - a fact that drew little interest from voters on the trail past year. He also kicked-off a tour on Tuesday of the 19-county district to speak with voters. (more...)
Katy Perry, Archdiocese Win $15 mil Verdict Over LA Convent Katy Perry, Archdiocese Win $15 mil Verdict Over LA Convent
- December 05, 2017

On November 17, $5 million of compensatory damages was awarded to the pair, $3.47 million to the Archdiocese and $1.57 million to Katy, as part of the legal battle. Archdiocese lawyer Kirk Dillman insisted Hollister, who was planning to turn the property into a boutique hotel, refused to give up the convent without a fight. (more...)
Fallen Kingdom Trailer in Viral Video Fallen Kingdom Trailer in Viral Video
- December 05, 2017

A Monster Calls helmer J.A. Bayona took over directing duties for the Jurassic World sequel, with Trevorrow returning as screenwriter alongside the first film's scribe Derek Connolly . There were hints at militarizing the beasts in the last film, but this doesn't sound like it's leading into that approach. Only yesterday , we saw the first trailer for the trailer... (more...)
Selena Gomez Makes Instagram Private After Ranting About Interview Selena Gomez Makes Instagram Private After Ranting About Interview
- December 05, 2017

Selena's response reads, "Never will I let another human guess my words ever again". It's unclear as to whether Selena's teddy bear was gifted by The Weeknd , Justin Bieber , or a friend - but either way, she was upset enough to block her Instagram from anyone not following her aka reporters and press. (more...)
Watch the Trailer for Black Mirror's Upcoming Star Trek-ish Episode
- December 05, 2017

A trailer for the episode, which stars Jesse Plemmons and Chewing Gum creator Michaela Coel , was released on Tuesday. Some Black Mirror fans have speculated that the " USS Callister " will actually be an in-universe episode of Sea of Tranquility , an effects-heavy sci-fiction show within the the show that was mentioned in season one's " The National Anthem " and season three's " Nosedive ". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Is Teasing This Year's Christmas Card With Bare Bellies Kim Kardashian Is Teasing This Year's Christmas Card With Bare Bellies
- December 05, 2017

For 2017, the Kardashian-Jenner clan has chose to up the ante when it comes to their holiday card. On Friday, December 1, Kim posted the first in the series , a pic showing her two-year-old son, Saint West , standing among a pile of brown kraft-paper wrapped gifts with a massive, undecorated Christmas tree nearby. (more...)
John Mayer Has Been Hospitalized For an Emergency Appendectomy John Mayer Has Been Hospitalized For an Emergency Appendectomy
- December 05, 2017

John Mayer was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday (December 5), and is reportedly in surgery for an emergency removal of his appendix. The 40-year-old musician who found fame as a solo artist has been performing with Dead & Company since the band formed in 2015. (more...)
Ed Sheeran Is The Most Streamed Spotify Artist of 2017 Ed Sheeran Is The Most Streamed Spotify Artist of 2017
- December 05, 2017

Forget Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande or Beyonce - say hello to Dua Lipa, she is "hotter than hell". Sheeran beat out Drake , Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and The Chainsmokers for the honor, and was also named the Most Streamed Male. " Ed Sheeran absolutely dominated this year with the release of his record-breaking album, Divide ", said Stefan Blom, Spotify's Chief Content Officer. (more...)
'Voice' Singer Melanie Martinez Accused Of Sexual Assault By Former Best Friend 'Voice' Singer Melanie Martinez Accused Of Sexual Assault By Former Best Friend
- December 05, 2017

Martinez , a United States singer who gained popularity after appearing on singing talent show The Voice , has denied the allegations. Martinez , 22, responded on Twitter , writing: "I am horrified and saddened by the statements and story told.by Timothy Heller ". (more...)
Kim Kardashian Might've Shaded Taylor Swift by Reposting Her Naked Body Kim Kardashian Might've Shaded Taylor Swift by Reposting Her Naked Body
- December 05, 2017

The figures, which were displayed at an art exhibit, are from West's infamous music video for " Famous ", the song that spurred his and his wife's feud with the "Look What You Made Me Do" singer. At the time, Kardashian used the snake emoji to depict Swift, but over time, loyal Swifties started spamming Kardashian's comments with the little green icon. (more...)
Discovery boosts stake in Oprah Winfrey Network Discovery boosts stake in Oprah Winfrey Network
- December 05, 2017

Harpo will retain a minority interest in the 6-year-old OWN network; it didn't disclose details. Creating the OWN network and watching it flourish, with support from Discovery and a growing group of the best storytellers in television and film, is one of her proudest achievements said Winfrey in a prepared statement. (more...)
Michael Flynn's Former Deputy Appears To Contradict Herself On His Russia Contacts Michael Flynn's Former Deputy Appears To Contradict Herself On His Russia Contacts
- December 05, 2017

But in an email obtained by the Times that McFarland sent on December 29, 2016 ― the day the Obama administration had authorized new sanctions against Russia ― she said that Flynn would talk to the Russian ambassador that evening. The Times reported that it was unclear whether the transition official was saying she believed that the election had been thrown. "Gen Flynn is talking to the Russian ambassador this evening", she wrote. (more...)
Little boy's viral Santa letter is not what you expect Little boy's viral Santa letter is not what you expect
- December 05, 2017

He wrote possibly the bleakest letter to Santa possible. 'Santa , I'm only doing this for the class. The tweet has since been retweeted more than 22,000 times and has left internet users in splits. Her followers found the boy's letter hilarious. Others speculated on his future career, with guesses ranging from his becoming a journalist, like his mother, to a country songwriter. (more...)
Mild with showers turning to rain later today, colder tomorrow Mild with showers turning to rain later today, colder tomorrow
- December 05, 2017

Temperatures will dip into the low to mid 30's in the valley tomorrow morning, with teens to 20's in the mountains. Mild. Highs in the low to mid-50s. Big changes are ahead with rain on the way followed by a big drop in temperatures and a change in the weather pattern that *could* eventually include some snow by Friday night and/or this weekend . (more...)
Investors Buy Large Volume of Grupo Televisa Call Options
- December 05, 2017

About 352,552 shares traded. Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) has risen 13.53% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500. It also reduced Unilever N V (NYSE:UN) stake by 8,031 shares and now owns 359,211 shares. Us Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) was raised too. Therefore 69% are positive. (more...)
Billy Bush Admits He Checked Into 'Soul-Searching Retreat' Following Trump Tape Fallout! Billy Bush Admits He Checked Into 'Soul-Searching Retreat' Following Trump Tape Fallout!
- December 05, 2017

Bush, who is related to both President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush, seized the opportunity to set the record straight by calling out the president's deflection of culpability. The then-Celebrity Apprentice host said he is "automatically attracted to beautiful women" and starts kissing them. "It was a gut punch, it's a gut punch now". (more...)
Ernesto Valverde Not Looking To Market And Expects Javier Mascherano To Stay Ernesto Valverde Not Looking To Market And Expects Javier Mascherano To Stay
- December 05, 2017

Mundo Deportivo has since reported that Mascherano has put in a transfer request, with his eyes on a January move to the Chinese Super League and increased playing time ahead of Argentina's 2018 World Cup campaign. I'm happy with Mascherano. "And I don't want the same thing to happen to me at Barcelona ". "The injury to Umtiti is not a good one but we hope he recovers quickly but we must look at other solutions such as Busquets or Digne. (more...)
Danny Masterson Ousted from Netflix show, 'The Ranch' Actor Denies Rape Claims Danny Masterson Ousted from Netflix show, 'The Ranch' Actor Denies Rape Claims
- December 05, 2017

Masterson has been under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office for just under a year. "[Monday] was his last day on the show, and production will resume in early 2018 without him", Netflix said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter . (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel's Son Undergoes Second Heart Surgery Jimmy Kimmel's Son Undergoes Second Heart Surgery
- December 05, 2017

Originally, Billy's surgery was scheduled in late October but had to be postponed " due to the common cold ", the network said in a statement at the time. During his opening monologue, Pratt admitted that he's nervous about being Kimmel's replacement. Sadly, there was no dirty dancing on the part of Pratt and Stapleton. (more...)
Chesley Taft & Associates LLC Holds Holding in JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Chesley Taft & Associates LLC Holds Holding in JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)
- December 05, 2017

Sunbelt Secs invested in 5,128 shares. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500. Chesley Taft & Associates Llc who had been investing in J P Morgan Chase & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $371.03B market cap company. 8,560 are owned by Glenview Bankshares Trust Dept. Analysts await Avid Technology, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) to report earnings on February, 14. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
John Oliver Confronts Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Harassment Allegations John Oliver Confronts Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
- December 05, 2017

According to The Washington Post's Steve Zeitchik, Hoffman "grew visibly uncomfortable" with Oliver's question and the two went back-and-forth about addressing the allegation. Oliver took issue with Hoffman's original response, telling him it didn't "feel self-reflective in the way that it seems the incident demands". But that's exactly what HBO's ballsy late-night host John Oliver did when he presided over the event. (more...)