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Vegas shooter Paddock booked a room in Chicago for Lollapalooza, never showed Vegas shooter Paddock booked a room in Chicago for Lollapalooza, never showed
- October 06, 2017

But it has now emerged the retired accountant may have considered sites in Chicago and Boston. Paddock booked one room for August 1, 2017, 2 days before the August 3 kickoff. He also revealed investigators had not entirely discounted the possibility the man they had initially described as a "lone wolf" may not have worked alone after all. (more...)
British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize
- October 06, 2017

Then in 1991, a white South African lady, Nadine Gordimer, won the prize. The award of the 9-million-crown ($1.1-million) prize marks a return to a more mainstream interpretation of literature a year after it went to singer-songwriter Bob Dylan . (more...)
Fast and Furious 9 movie release postponed Fast and Furious 9 movie release postponed
- October 06, 2017

The reason? A Fast and Furious spin-off about The Rock's Hobbs and Jason Statham's Deckard Shaw. The news also brings some clarification to the Instagram post Tyrese Gibson did on Wednesday . Following the news of the ninth " Fast " movie getting pushed to a 2020 release, Gibson, who plays the Roman character in the franchise, called out Johnson on Instagram congratulating the star for "making the fast and the furious franchise about YOU". (more...)
Gore Verbinski in Negotiations to Direct Channing Tatum's 'Gambit' Gore Verbinski in Negotiations to Direct Channing Tatum's 'Gambit'
- October 06, 2017

Deadline is reporting that Gore Verbinski , director of the first three Pirates of the Caribbean movies, is making a deal to direct Channing Tatum in Gambit . It also says that the film will feature a huge roster of comic book characters including classic X-Men villain Mr. Joshua Zetumer wrote the script for " Gambit ", which does not yet have a release date. (more...)
Eric Church breaks down in tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims Eric Church breaks down in tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 06, 2017

This past Friday, I played the Harvest music festival in Vegas, and I was a headliner, and I looked out there, at that crowd, in that place. "And he said, 'what brought you to Vegas?' and she goes, 'we went there to see Eric Church , because he was Sonny's, ' her husband who died, 'it was his guy, and we went there to see his guy, '" he explained. (more...)
More Republicans in Congress, and NRA, open to changes on "bump stocks"
- October 06, 2017

An increasing number of lawmakers, as well as the National Rifle Association , are in support of either regulating or banning bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting . White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said earlier Thursday that the president welcomed a review of USA policy on the devices, which were apparently used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his weapons more deadly. (more...)
The NRA Has Broken Its Silence on the Sale of Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

However, bump stocks, which boost the fire power of a semi-automatic rifle , are not banned . "I didn't even know what they were until this week", Ryan said , referring to bump stocks. But bump stocks - devices that weren't part of the American lexicon before Monday - have shed new light on an old debate. "Automatic weapons are illegal", Wisconsin Sen. (more...)
Koratala Siva's request for Media Koratala Siva's request for Media
- October 06, 2017

And the anxious director, Koratala Siva, has now requested fans and media to refrain from circulating them on social media platforms. The rumours revealed that Mahesh Babu has also postponed the shoot of his new film Bharat Ane Nenu to take some time before he immediately joins this new film directed by Koratala Siva. (more...)
Hrithik breaks his silence on Kangana Hrithik breaks his silence on Kangana
- October 06, 2017

Yes, we have worked together, but there has been no meeting in private. "Hrithik's filmmaker father Rakesh Roshan recently came out in his support, saying that his family members were not loose talkers and wouldn't make unsubstantiated accusations". (more...)
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Role of Healthcare Providers Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The Role of Healthcare Providers
- October 06, 2017

Without everyone doing our part, we can not say we are fully ready to prevent domestic violence. Liza Andrews, director of Public Policy and Communications for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, underscored the prevalence of domestic or intimate partner violence in the state. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman 'doted' on girlfriend but may have kept secrets
- October 06, 2017

Hundreds of people came to Police Memorial Park to honor his memory. The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was slated to be interviewed by investigators at the Los Angeles headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday morning, an official said . (more...)
All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Hacked All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Hacked
- October 06, 2017

To date, the Yahoo hack is the largest breach in history. "While this is not a new security issue, Yahoo is sending email notifications to the additional affected user accounts". Equifax disclosed last month that cybercriminals had hacked its systems and accessed sensitive information, including in some cases credit card and social security numbers, belonging to 145 million Americans. (more...)
Pink on Dr. Luke: 'He's Not a Good Person' Pink on Dr. Luke: 'He's Not a Good Person'
- October 06, 2017

Pink - also known as Alecia Beth Moore - explained that she doesn't "know what happened". P!nk last collaborated with Dr. Luke , born Lukasz Gottwald , on her 2006 LP I'm Not Dead , for which he co-wrote and produced three tracks. I get along with everybody I work with. "They were like, 'We will not put your album out if you don't do this, '" she said in an interview on with the Kyle & Jackie O Show of the experience. (more...)
Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career
- October 06, 2017

I served pretty well, and the work that I did after the US Open, I could see it on court today . I'm really happy that I could do this. She broke Sharapova five times in return and made just six unforced errors in wrapping up victory after 72 minutes. (more...)
Trump Urges US Intel Panel to Investigate American Media Spreading 'Fake News'
- October 06, 2017

The committee has conducted 100 interviews, held 11 open hearings, and reviewed 100,000 documents related to the matter, Burr said. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) agreed with USA intelligence agencies about Vladimir Putin's government having intervened in the American election on Donald Trump's behalf. (more...)
Naga Chaitanya Samantha Marriage Photos Pics Naga Chaitanya Samantha Marriage Photos Pics
- October 06, 2017

They will get hitched by Hindu rituals on October 6 and on Sunday (October 8) Sam and Chay will exchange vows at a church in Goa. #SamChay has already begun on twitters, fans, celebs are wishing the couple, a hearty congratulations. The budget for the wedding is pegged at Rs 10 crore, reported Times of India . "We will fly out of the country for Christmas and New Year's Eve". Films and more: Samantha Ruth Prabhu's first film to release after her wedding will also feature with her ... (more...)
Las Vegas Shooting: Donald Trump and First Lady Melania To Visit Victims Las Vegas Shooting: Donald Trump and First Lady Melania To Visit Victims
- October 06, 2017

He said in public that his visit would be "a very, very sad moment for me ... for everybody no matter where you are, no matter what your thought process". She is expected to return to the United States tomorrow. A White House official repeated the same line to Politico on Tuesday: "With this investigation still in its early phases, we should avoid making sweeping policy decisions", the source said. (more...)
Universal's Bride of Frankenstein Release Delayed Universal's Bride of Frankenstein Release Delayed
- October 06, 2017

Universal has taken a backseat with the Bride of Frankenstein project. Remember Universal's Dark Universe , that would-be extended cinematic universe which planned to bring together all the classic Universal Monsters (if The Mummy was any indication ) into an Avengers-style franchise? Now Deadline has confirmed that the film is being postponed. (more...)
Man United to rival Man City for promising 20-year-old winger Man United to rival Man City for promising 20-year-old winger
- October 06, 2017

Romelu Lukaku has been the prolific goalscorer we've been missing since Robin van Persie netted 26 times in the League back in the 2012/13 title-winning season. Mourinho's side will then make the trip to Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on October 21, before visiting Swansea in the EFL Cup on October 24. (more...)
Shooter rented room amid earlier music festival Shooter rented room amid earlier music festival
- October 06, 2017

Stephen Paddock killed 59 people at a Las Vegas festival. The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock , the man who massacred almost 60 people attending a music festival in Las Vegas , has returned to the United States from the Philippines , according to media reports . (more...)
Tom Petty's death is under investigation, despite autopsy Tom Petty's death is under investigation, despite autopsy
- October 06, 2017

Now, the investigation is on regarding Petty's death even after the rocker's complete autopsy. Other music stars like Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger have also shared their condolences for Petty . UPDATE (10/3, 12:52 a.m. EDT): Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers manager Tony Dimitriades has confirmed Petty's passing. Winter has also made it clear that there is no question of any foul play. (more...)
'Scandal' Cast Awards Final Season Superlatives & Reveals What They're Stealing From Set! 'Scandal' Cast Awards Final Season Superlatives & Reveals What They're Stealing From Set!
- October 06, 2017

And I'm going to work for them.' You know? From Olivia's point of view, everything is coming up roses. I think she feels like there is nothing they can't accomplish together. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins & Associates will struggle to find their first customer. The actress has been out in New York City this week promoting Scandal Season 7 (the final season starts Thursday night Gladiators!), and she's been having a lot of fun with her wardrobe, turning the sidewalk into her personal catwalk ... (more...)
Las Vegas gunman booked rooms overlooking other music festivals Las Vegas gunman booked rooms overlooking other music festivals
- October 06, 2017

Also, the weekend before the Las Vegas bloodbath, Paddock rented via Airbnb - and checked into - a condo in a 21-story luxury building in Las Vegas that overlooked the Life is lovely alternative music festival, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Tuesday. (more...)
Did Las Vegas gunman target other music festivals? Did Las Vegas gunman target other music festivals?
- October 06, 2017

In the days after the attack, it remained unclear why Paddock carried out his attack. At least 10 guns were found after police stormed the suspect's hotel room and officers have also executed a search warrant at his house. "I had no idea of where it was coming from or where to run to", she said. "I know that he had killed himself". According to her sisters, Danley is now the only person who can shed light on the possible motives and mindset of the gunman despite being unaware of his ... (more...)
Las Vegas gunman searched for hotels near Fenway Park
- October 06, 2017

The Red Sox are working with law enforcement to beef up security in the wake of a report that the Las Vegas mass shooter had researched locations in Boston prior to the massacre Sunday night. Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the Las Vegas shooting and Paddock's whereabouts the last few months. Paddock may have sought a hotel room overlooking another outdoor concert in Las Vegas in late September that featured Chance the Rapper and Lorde, two sources told ABC News. (more...)
Man uses aliens as an excuse during public intoxication arrest, police say Man uses aliens as an excuse during public intoxication arrest, police say
- October 06, 2017

Police were called to an address in Casper, Wyoming, and found Bryant Johnson trying to convince people to leave town because of the impending alien invasion. While it doesn't appear law enforcement believe Johnson's claims hold water, commenters had plenty to say on Facebook. He was arrested for public intoxication and booked into the county jail. (more...)
Woman Claims Lil Wayne Has a Teen Son With Her Woman Claims Lil Wayne Has a Teen Son With Her
- October 06, 2017

She claims that in February 2002 she gave birth to their son, named Dwayne , after the hip hop star's real name: Dwayne Michael Carter . Earlier in the day, a report emerged about Wayne possibly having a 15-year-old son . He allegedly hasn't paid Watson any child support money, but sources close to Lil Wayne insist that is because he was never served with legal papers or informed that he was legally the father. (more...)
Ortiz booted, Wilder-Stiverne II to take place on November 4 Ortiz booted, Wilder-Stiverne II to take place on November 4
- October 06, 2017

Stiverne had been scheduled to fight Dominic Breazeale on the undercard after taking a payout to allow Ortiz to fight for the title. Wilder, 38-0 with 37 knockouts, was due to face Luis Ortiz , but the Cuban southpaw tested positive for banned diuretics often used as steroid masking agents, becoming the third Wilder challenger in the past 18 months to test positive and scupper a planned title bout for the American. (more...)
Ben Affleck responds to Batman v Superman criticisms
- October 05, 2017

This is perhaps an odd claim, considering that the same year saw the release of both the PG-13-rated Batman v Superman and the R-rated Batman: The Killing Joke, the latter of which was at least considered darker by the MPAA, and received a still-not-great 45% on Rotten Tomatoes to BvS's 27%. (more...)
Winona Ryder: 'I May Have Gone Too Far' With 'Stranger Things' Emotions Winona Ryder: 'I May Have Gone Too Far' With 'Stranger Things' Emotions
- October 05, 2017

But the star, who over her career which spans three decades, has been known to pick up kooky roles hasn't always had the best reception to her characters. Very private away from the cameras, Ryder hated all the attention that came with fame and following a shoplifting arrest in 2001, the disgraced star opted to take a break from Hollywood - a hiatus that lasted nearly 15 years. (more...)