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GeekWire: Seattle limits Airbnb short-term rentals to 2 units per host GeekWire: Seattle limits Airbnb short-term rentals to 2 units per host
- December 13, 2017

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Kirsten Dunst Is Expecting Her First Child With Fiance Jesse Plemons Kirsten Dunst Is Expecting Her First Child With Fiance Jesse Plemons
- December 13, 2017

Dunst has already set her sights on her close pals, Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy to design her bridal gown. Dunst has had having children on her mind for some time - she told Britain's Red magazine back in 2014 that, with two of her best friends expecting, she was now "in baby mode " with godmothering duties. (more...)
'The Walking Dead' season 8: Chandler Riggs devastated 'The Walking Dead' season 8: Chandler Riggs devastated
- December 13, 2017

Writing in a since deleted Facebook post , his William Riggs wrote: 'Watching Gimple fire my son 2 weeks before his 18 birthday after telling him they wanted him for the next 3 years was disappointing. and focus on acting and music. "It ended up being a great thing because now I get to do all kinds of other stuff that I haven't been able to do in the last eight years", he said. (more...)
Patriots' loss opens the door to the Jaguars earning a bye week Patriots' loss opens the door to the Jaguars earning a bye week
- December 13, 2017

If the Patriots do not beat the Steelers, they'll need the Jacksonville to lose one of its final three games. Another reporter followed up the Steelers question by asking about the Patriots' ineffectiveness on third down Monday night, where the team was 0-for-11. (more...)
Youth's mysterious death sparks violence in Karnataka, BJP demands NIA probe Youth's mysterious death sparks violence in Karnataka, BJP demands NIA probe
- December 13, 2017

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah. A protest held by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) turned violent causing frenzy in the Sirsi region of Karnataka. He did not belong to any party or organisation, we are Hindus but he was not part of any group", Kamalkar Mesta said. Police said that action will be initiated against those abetting communal acts in Honnavar including an assault on a senior police official on Monday. (more...)
Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4 Injustice 2 Is Getting a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4
- December 13, 2017

Usually, Brainiac is unlocked by completing the Story Mode and the trial enables you to play through Chapters 1-3 of the narrative. In addition, every single online and multiplayer mode will be available, allowing players to go head-to-head against others from around the world. (more...)
Jack White Shares New Music In Bizarre Video Teaser For Next Album Jack White Shares New Music In Bizarre Video Teaser For Next Album
- December 13, 2017

NPR gave it a particularly apt description, calling it a "psycho-collage of sound; boom-bap, White's signature guitar fuzz, White's not-yet-signature rapping style, old-school R&B, ragtime piano, damaged beats and oscillator balladry. "I haven't been able to listen to it by myself for awhile". Jack White has shared new music in the form of a freakish new video. Or the record can only be played on a gyroscopic turntable, which has yet to be invented. (more...)
New York Police responding to explosion at Port Authority New York Police responding to explosion at Port Authority
- December 13, 2017

Scroll down to see up-to-the-minute transit updates. "We had initially planned to walk a few blocks down from our hotel to the Good Morning America broadcasting studio at Times Square to watch the morning news live telecast that day", said Darius. (more...)
The new trailer for Natalie Portman's Annihilation is stunning and unnerving The new trailer for Natalie Portman's Annihilation is stunning and unnerving
- December 13, 2017

Natalie Portman heads toward unknown dangers in the first full-length trailer for Annihilation , the sci-fi horror film from Ex Machina director Alex Garland . So, Paramount struck a profitable deal with Netflix for those outside the U.S., Canada, and China and the film will arrive on their streaming platform 17 days after its February 23 release. (more...)
YouTube Adds 34 Markets To YouTube TV Service YouTube Adds 34 Markets To YouTube TV Service
- December 13, 2017

YouTube TV sent out a tweet regarding the announcement . These are probably the last cities in the USA to get YouTube TV coverage this year, but starting next year, we can safely assume Google will continue the expansion of the service. This streaming service started in April this year and it charges around $35 per month for access to up to six accounts. YouTube TV offers a line-up of more than 40 channels, including the some of the biggest United States broadcast networks in ABC, CBS, ... (more...)
Snow emergencies declared for Wednesday's storm Snow emergencies declared for Wednesday's storm
- December 13, 2017

Thursday. Motorists should plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commute on Tuesday. A few lake effect snow bands can be expected late Thursday and early on Friday, and another clipper system could impact our area as early as Friday night, bringing the potential for more snowfall and then lake effect snow showers over the weekend. (more...)
Grasz set to be confirmed Grasz set to be confirmed
- December 13, 2017

The Senate has confirmed yet another of Donald Trump's anti-LGBT federal judicial nominees, one who was rated "not qualified" by the American Bar Association. Trump's judicial nominations have the advantage of needing only 50 votes to clear procedural hurdles, a result of Democrats changing Senate rules in 2013 to eliminate the filibuster on nominations to the executive branch and courts other than the Supreme Court. (more...)
Bullied Keaton Jones went viral, then Twitter learned of his racist family Bullied Keaton Jones went viral, then Twitter learned of his racist family
- December 13, 2017

He claimed she turned down the chance for her son to be flown to LA for a match - and asked him to promote her GoFundMe account instead. Kimberly has since made her Facebook page private. A screenshot of what is claimed to be a status from Kimberley's Facebook account says: "Dear butt hurt Americans, If you aren't bleeding, no bones are sticking out & you can breathe, STOP crying!" "I don't like that they do it to me, and I for sure don't like that they do it to other people because ... (more...)
SAG award nominations announced SAG award nominations announced
- December 13, 2017

The nominations for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday, and HBO's limited series " Big Little Lies " continued its seemingly unlimited run of accolades with four nominations. "Now we have to go tell our real parents that they aren't actually nominated", Nanjiani and Gordon said in a joint statement. Frances McDormand , who stars in " Three Billboards " was nominated for lead actress in a movie, along with Judi Dench ("Victoria & Abdul"), Sally Hawkins ... (more...)
Macquarie Group Ltd. Acquires 19500 Shares of AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC)
- December 13, 2017

VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in TEGNA Inc. 178,733 shares or 10.76% more from 161,376 shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dana Investment Advisors Inc. Penn Mutual Life Insurance has invested 8.71% in New Residential Investment Corp. NRZ is down around 16.45% from its 12-month high of $15.03 notched on Jan 31, 2017 but is -24.01% above its highest point the past 12 months of $22.31 a share. (more...)
EasyJet's Air Berlin deal wins approval EasyJet's Air Berlin deal wins approval
- December 13, 2017

The European Commission has approved the takeover of certain assets from the insolvent airline Air Berlin by the British low-priced carrier Easyjet PLC. Wednesday's decision could pitch the airline into financial turbulence as it loses bridge financing from the German giant. However, Niki has announced that it will cancel all flights from its home base of Vienna from Thursday, December 14. (more...)
'Bright': Final Trailer Arrives for Netflix's Will Smith & Joel Edgerton Action 'Bright': Final Trailer Arrives for Netflix's Will Smith & Joel Edgerton Action
- December 13, 2017

This aspect of Bright's alternative world gets the spotlight when the trailer ends with Smith's LAPD officer absolutely murdering a lovely fairy on his front lawn with a broom. David Ayer , who also directed Suicide Squad , got complete creative control while the making of the movie. Featuring the exclusive first listen to the new song by Camila Cabello & Grey - " Crown ". (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ: Beerus, Hit and Goku Black Join the Fight Dragon Ball FighterZ: Beerus, Hit and Goku Black Join the Fight
- December 13, 2017

Since Bandai Namco has yet to formally announce these characters with a press release or introduction trailer, we know little about them beyond what was detailed in V-Jump. At this rate, it's likely there will be nearly no downtime between the final pre-launch announcement and when Dragon Ball FighterZ finally launches. (more...)
Netflix parts company with Yeatman Netflix parts company with Yeatman
- December 13, 2017

We'll see, indeed. A Netflix spokesperson confirmed Yeatman's dismissal with THR , saying, "Mr. Yeatman is no longer employed at Netflix ". The woman who approached Yeatman at the soccer game didn't initially identify herself as one of Masterson's accusers. (more...)
'SNL' taps Michael Che, Colin Jost as co-head writers
- December 13, 2017

This move comes on the heels of former co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sara Schneider departing the legendary sketch show in order to focus on their own series for Comedy Central. A four-time WGA Award victor and recipient of a Peabody Award, Jost started at " SNL " as a writer in 2005. Saturday Night Live is adding two more names to its squadron of head writers, and they're pretty familiar ones. (more...)
George Clooney once gave 14 of his best friends $1 million each George Clooney once gave 14 of his best friends $1 million each
- December 13, 2017

When The Boys arrived, they (the 14 of them) were surprised to see that George had dropped a thank you for helping me suitcase containing one million dollars in $20 notes for each of them on the table. "There's a group of guys that we call " The Boys .' George had called me and 'The Boys" and said, 'Hey, mark September 27, 2013 on your calendar", Gerber said on a recent episode of MSNBC's Headliners . (more...)
Pope on Guadalupe feast: Church is mestizo, native, black Pope on Guadalupe feast: Church is mestizo, native, black
- December 13, 2017

El Paso Catholics celebrate Our Lady. "(The dancing) goes back to the Indians, the indigenas. "We'd like to invite everybody, St. John Paul the 2nd said she is the mother of all the Americas, of all the people", Father David Foxen, of Our Lady of Solitude Church in Palm Springs. (more...)
Coco spends third week at the top of U.S. box office Coco spends third week at the top of U.S. box office
- December 13, 2017

That would bring Coco's domestic total to $135.5 million after 19 days in theaters, while an estimated $55.3 million from foreign markets this weekend would push its global total to $254 million (for a worldwide total of $389.5 million). According to ComScore, overall box office is down 3.9 percent year-to-date. In addition to the $ 8 million domestic total, the well-crafted $ 10 million comedy earned $1.7 million from three worldwide markets. (more...)
FA Cup : Klopp admits passions ruled after derby draw FA Cup : Klopp admits passions ruled after derby draw
- December 13, 2017

We need the best quality we can have before each game. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, Klopp said: "If I would give the same interview now, I think the information I had to give would be the same". "I think the way he's helped me to play when we don't have the ball when the team is under pressure is really different", he affirmed. "We have two injuries in the centre-half position now so it does not give us the opportunity". (more...)
John Stamos, fiancee Caitlin McHugh expecting their first child John Stamos, fiancee Caitlin McHugh expecting their first child
- December 13, 2017

The pair have been dating since 2016. The Fuller House star share the happy news with People in the latest episode of The Jess Cagle Interview. "I'll probably just do all that stuff". The couple have been keeping their relationship low-key, with Caitlin telling People: 'We like to keep our lives private because we've seen what relationships in the public eye can be like and we just like our privacy. (more...)
Salman Khan Vs A Wolf Pack In Tiger Zinda Hai Scene Salman Khan Vs A Wolf Pack In Tiger Zinda Hai Scene
- December 13, 2017

Tiger Zinda Hai will release on Dec 22. Reports in the media suggest that the film is facing hurdles prior to its release as India's Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to grant its nod to the film over some objectionable scenes. (more...)
Smithereens Frontman Pat DiNizio Dead At 62 Smithereens Frontman Pat DiNizio Dead At 62
- December 13, 2017

The Smithereens and DiNizio had a string of hit songs that have persisted among rock fans, from " A Girl Like You " and " Behind The Wall Of Sleep " to " Only a Memory " and " Blood and Roses ". Shortly after the band posted the sad news, musicians and radio personalities expressed their grief on social media. The Smithereens started out with members DiNizio, Jim Babjak , Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros before Severo Jornacion replaced Mesaros in 2006. (more...)
''I'm very sorry.'' Peter Kay cancels huge arena tour ''I'm very sorry.'' Peter Kay cancels huge arena tour
- December 13, 2017

For Ticketmaster customers who purchased online or by telephone using debit or credit card, no action is required as your account will automatically be refunded within the next few days. If you are struggling to get a refund, you can complain to the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR). The hotly anticipated United Kingdom and Ireland tour was due to begin in Birmingham in April, with dates through to 2019. (more...)
Apparently Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin are a thing now
- December 13, 2017

I hereby bequeath the distinguished "Random Couple of the Day" award to Dakota Johnson , 28, and Chris Martin , 42. "It's more than just a fling", an insider told Us Weekly . After first going on a date last month here, Martin, who was earlier married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow for 13 years before their divorce last year, is holidaying with Johnson in Israel. (more...)
Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video for 'inciting debauchery' Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video for 'inciting debauchery'
- December 13, 2017

Shyma, whose real name is Shaimaa Ahmed , was arrested on 18 November before being referred to the prosecution for investigation. Youm 7 newspaper covered the controversial video's release, writing: "Singer Shyma presents a lesson in depravity to youths". (more...)