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'Game of Thrones' live concert announced for Dublin 'Game of Thrones' live concert announced for Dublin
- September 26, 2017

The first leg of the tour kicks off in Europe in May of 2018. Billed as a "new, immersive experience", the show promises to bring fans through the Seven Kingdoms - and seven seasons - in one night, with Djawadi leading an orchestra, choir and soloists. (more...)
Macron's Europe speech draws mixed reaction in Berlin Macron's Europe speech draws mixed reaction in Berlin
- September 26, 2017

Reacting to the speech in Britain, a spokesman for UKIP remarked the plan could nearly have been tailor-made to repulse British voters, remarking: "If Eurosceptics had wished to create a European perspective that would guarantee Britain voting to leave the European Union , they could not have done as well as Mr. (more...)
Post Malone & 21 Savage Break Apple Music's Streaming Record with 'Rockstar' Post Malone & 21 Savage Break Apple Music's Streaming Record with 'Rockstar'
- September 26, 2017

Post himself also laughed it off, continuing his performance while lying on the ground and trying to regain his composure. And as he made himself comfortable floor surrounded by hundreds of sneakers, it was clear that he was really in his element. (more...)
American players to stand for anthem at Presidents Cup: Stricker American players to stand for anthem at Presidents Cup: Stricker
- September 26, 2017

Pin positions? No. Possible pairings? Two-time U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III says there is a time to protest, but "it really isn't during the national anthem ". "So that's what we're planning on doing". Davis Love III of St. Simons Island, Ga., who will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday in NY, supported the right of any American to protest, but said there's a time and a place for it. (more...)
The Voice Returns Tonight on KNWA The Voice Returns Tonight on KNWA
- September 26, 2017

The Voice broadcasts Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC. The 38-year-old singer is also an actor in both television and movies. Hudson and Shelton played up a bit of a rivalry between each other, with the latter citing his winning record on the show, but Jones joined Team Jennifer. (more...)
'Fixer Upper' to End After Season 5 'Fixer Upper' to End After Season 5
- September 26, 2017

Chip and Joanna decided that they were ready for a break. The HGTV hosts revealed on their blog that season 5 of the home renovation series, which will premiere in November, will be the their last. They'll still be running their company Magnolia. And let's not even get started on what the Gaines have done for the shiplap industry! Their next venture will put Magnolia in stores across the country. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle display PDA at Invictus Games in Toronto Prince Harry and Meghan Markle display PDA at Invictus Games in Toronto
- September 26, 2017

Both were dressed casually in jeans, the prince pairing his with a black polo shirt while his girlfriend wore a pale button-down shirt. The Invictus Games is an global Paralympic-style sporting event (that Prince Harry himself founded in 2014) where wounded, injured, or ill servicemen and women compete in a variety of competitions. (more...)
Game of Thrones Season 8 Directors Announced Game of Thrones Season 8 Directors Announced
- September 26, 2017

Sapochnik did not direct any of season seven, having last brought the show's sixth run to a close with the double-header Battle of the Bastards and The Winds of Winter . While the exact amount of episodes per director is yet to be decided (or at least announced), one thing for certain is who will be directing the season finale. (more...)
'Kevin Can Wait' awkwardly handles the death of major character 'Kevin Can Wait' awkwardly handles the death of major character
- September 26, 2017

During the break, showrunners Rock Reuben and Rob Long shared that the show would pick up about a year after Donna's death, nearly acting like it never happened. Once he passes it to his older daughter, Kendra, she says that her mom has been dead for over a year but doesn't share how she passed. "They shouldn't still be sending this". (more...)
Chris Hughes: 'Olivia wants me to propose!' Chris Hughes: 'Olivia wants me to propose!'
- September 26, 2017

Meanwhile, former Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge has said she'd liked to compete in the series after being impressed by how well her husband Wayne Bridge did when he took part previous year. It wasn't awkward but we didn't really talk'. Olivia Attwood is said to be hopeful that she will be a part of this year's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here . (more...)
Wendy Williams more anxious about négligée than her husband Wendy Williams more anxious about négligée than her husband
- September 26, 2017

Williams added that she and Hunter had commuted to work that morning. All is well in Hunterville. "Don't believe the hype and if there was hype, believe me you, I would let you know". This is not the first time their marriage has been rocked by infidelity as Wendy infamously once caught him cheating in 2001 after the birth of their son but later went on to say it had only made them stronger. (more...)
Boz: Police shot mentally ill cousin 18 times Boz: Police shot mentally ill cousin 18 times
- September 26, 2017

TLC singer Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (middle) said her mentally ill cousin was shot 18 times by IL police officers. T-Boz and her cousin Eddie Russell Jr . Police say that five or six special response officers fired shots at him reportedly after he emerged from his home and advanced toward officers with a raised gun. (more...)
Star Wars Battlefront II Beta Gets New Mode Star Wars Battlefront II Beta Gets New Mode
- September 26, 2017

Regardless of who's narrating it, the trailer is a substantial one and features lots of new information about the 18 locations, 14 heroes, and 39 vehicles in the game. Those being Starfighter Assault, Galactic Assault, Strike, Blast, and Heroes vs Villains. Both kinds of Arcade play support two-player split-screen on consoles, letting you either team up or face off against a local buddy. (more...)
Victoria Arlen Dances a Tango to Taylor Swift on 'DWTS' Ballroom Night! Victoria Arlen Dances a Tango to Taylor Swift on 'DWTS' Ballroom Night!
- September 26, 2017

Thanks for the closeup DWTS! Bruno did talk about her arm movement, but Carrie Ann disputed that, while Len also came with compliments. For a woman who spent many months in a coma, then unable to walk - to now be able to dance, with Val Chmerkovskiy no doubt, is mind blowing. (more...)
Old Trump interviews about Princess Diana surface online, cause uproar Old Trump interviews about Princess Diana surface online, cause uproar
- September 26, 2017

The billionaire adds: "She had the height, she had magnificent skin". "She was sweating and looked handsome and she threw her hat, right?" Donald Trump replied: "I think I could have". Shock jock Stern asks the real estate magnate: "Why do people think it's egotistical of you to say you could've gotten with Lady Di?" His 1999 comments about his then new girlfriend focused exclusively on her looks, and he even mistakenly said she was frm Austria when she was actually from Slovenia. (more...)
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie reportedly engaged Kit Harington and Rose Leslie reportedly engaged
- September 26, 2017

But now, it turns out they've just got engaged after Kit got down on one knee last week. The couple has refused to speak about their relationship to the press but Harington, who plays the permanently grumpy King of the North Jon Snow on the award-winning fantasy series, did speak about growing close to Leslie, who spent two seasons on the show as Snow's love interest Ygritte , while they filmed the second season of the show in Iceland. (more...)
Chicago cops face discipline for taking a knee Chicago cops face discipline for taking a knee
- September 26, 2017

Clark is best known for selling shirts with the slogan 'Hugs No Slugs '. The photo, posted on Instagram Monday, shows the officers posing with a woman who in the caption says she asked the officers to show their support. DNAInfo reports that Chicago PD were warned in January about making political statements after a "Make America Great Again" slogan was spotted on the dashboard of a police vehicle at an Inauguration Day protest at the Daley Center. (more...)
Suspicion of $200 theft led to 5-year-old's slaying, detective testifies
- September 26, 2017

The detective testified that Belt was upset that Jessica Durham's husband stole $200 from him. The detective told the court that Belt planned to take Durham and her son back to his house and hold them until he got the money he was owed. (more...)
(Showbiz - Exclusive) Kim Kardashian says visiting Malaysia is her dream (Showbiz - Exclusive) Kim Kardashian says visiting Malaysia is her dream
- September 26, 2017

Either they're gonna shoot me in the back, or if I make it and they don't, if the elevator does not open in time, or the stairs are locked, then like, I'm fucked. We met maybe nearly a decade ago, I've known him for a really long time, we've been friends for like six or seven years, so it's very comforting to have someone that knows everything about you that respects you, understands, has gone through similar things. (more...)
Chance The Rapper Debuts Brand New Song With Daniel Caesar on 'Colbert' Chance The Rapper Debuts Brand New Song With Daniel Caesar on 'Colbert'
- September 26, 2017

Chance was joined by rising soul singer, Daniel Caesar for a bare, stripped down performance of a song he'd just written a couple of days before. He's been in the studio "cooking up yammers - they're honestly great", so instead of something old, he offers something fresh, channelling his early, open-mic days. (more...)
Cherie Blair's father Tony Booth has died Cherie Blair's father Tony Booth has died
- September 26, 2017

Before moving into acting in the 1960s, Tony served in the Army. Toy suffered from Alzheimer's for over a decade as well as having heart problems. The family ask for their privacy to be respected at this time'. Tony also wrote three political memoirs, the last being in 2002. His third marriage was to actress Pat Phoenix, who played Elsie Tanner in Coronation Street , and died from cancer a week after their wedding in 1986. (more...)
'Young Sheldon' is a 'Big Bang' of East Texas references 'Young Sheldon' is a 'Big Bang' of East Texas references
- September 26, 2017

As Kevin chases down Father Phillip (Jim Breuer) to officiate the ceremony, Vanessa helps Kendra put together the last-minute affair, on the second season premiere of KEVIN CAN WAIT , tonight at 8:00. This was not something they were planning, so it's a bit of a punch. " Kevin Can Wait ", 9 p.m. (KIRO): Season-two premiere; after guesting past year, Leah Remini joins the cast as a regular, with Kevin (Kevin James) now a single dad. (more...)
Phone charger fire causes evacuation at Tower Hill station in London Phone charger fire causes evacuation at Tower Hill station in London
- September 26, 2017

An explosion was heard at a London Underground station triggering panic among the passengers, reports said on Tuesday. Later, a post on London's Fire Brigade said: "We've dealt with a small explosion on a train at Tower Hill station". The station was evacuated and police are now assessing what caused the fire alert, the spokesman said. The station was closed following the incident. (more...)
Prince Harry Challenged to Fight by IS Militant Prince Harry Challenged to Fight by IS Militant
- September 26, 2017

The country's Ministry of Home Affairs said he left for the Middle East in 2014, "where he was believed to have been radicalised". According to the daily, the 3 min 30sec-long video was posted by Al Hayat Media Centre, a media arm of ISIS and it was shared by its Southeast Asian supporters. (more...)
Liz 'Vera Duckworth' Dawn has passed away Liz 'Vera Duckworth' Dawn has passed away
- September 26, 2017

Liz Dawn started her carrer in Coronation Street in 1974, playing quick-witted factory worker Vera Duckworth alongside her husband Jack. "We have been blessed to have Liz in our lives, as she was such a kind, considerate and caring friend and colleague". (more...)
Advocate for clergy abuse victims dies Advocate for clergy abuse victims dies
- September 26, 2017

When the group first approached church leaders, Ms. Blaine said, members were stunned by the response. Blaine was a victim of abuse as a child while growing up in Toledo, she told reporters. While working in the North Side's Uptown neighborhood, she made sure the indigent received a proper burial. At the time, Blaine was part of the Catholic Worker Movement. (more...)
Short Interest in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Declines By 25.9%
- September 26, 2017

Signaturefd Llc increased Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 36.86% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Signaturefd Llc acquired 623 shares as Amazon Com Inc (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, July 6. UBS has "Buy" rating and $20 target. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, fifteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
"Kingsman" Sequel Knocks "It" Out Of No
- September 26, 2017

The sequel earned an estimated $39.0 million this weekend. However, it comes in under projections of $40 million (£29.6 million). In second place came the beloved horror film "It" which dropped from first place to net still quite a nice amount of $ 30 million , taking its worldwide gross to $ 478 million . (more...)
Jennifer Lopez donates $1.35m to help Puerto Rico Jennifer Lopez donates $1.35m to help Puerto Rico
- September 26, 2017

She said in her speech that Puerto Ricans are American citizens and the people of the United States should offer their hand in support. She and Rodriguez have also raising funds in the States, with Rodriguez already successfully securing funds from New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. (more...)
'Supernova' Natalia meets 'teenage crush' Shah Rukh Khan 'Supernova' Natalia meets 'teenage crush' Shah Rukh Khan
- September 26, 2017

From superstar Shah Rukh Khan to Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda, many well-known faces can be seen in the picture but seems like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was too busy to get clicked. While the red carpet looks were absolutely unbelievable, what happened inside the awards night was special. "This ones for you @vogueindia". Sonam looked drop dead gorgeous in a dark green gown and finished her look with the pink lips and a pair of earrings. (more...)