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Quentin Tarantino breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein Quentin Tarantino breaks silence on Harvey Weinstein
- October 13, 2017

In a statement shared via Amber Tamblyn's Twitter, Tarantino says he has been "stunned and heartbroken" over all of the allegations, and will make a public statement soon. The former Weinstein Company boss distributed Tarantino's breakout film, 1992's Reservoir Dogs , and they've been working together ever since, with Weinstein executive producing the director's works ranging from Pulp Fiction to Kill Bill to The Hateful Eight . (more...)
Mascherano admits Barcelona future now undecided Mascherano admits Barcelona future now undecided
- October 13, 2017

The Argentina global is under contract until 2019 but could be set for a rethink as he competes with Samuel Umtiti and Gerard Pique for game time. Mascherano announced on Tuesday that he would retire from worldwide football with Argentina after the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. "My time with the national team will come to an end in Russian Federation and won't go on any further", he said. (more...)
Riot's co-founders are going back to making new games Riot's co-founders are going back to making new games
- October 13, 2017

For CEO Brandon "Ryze" Beck and President Marc "Tryndamere" Merrill, the 11-year transition from scrappy independent developer to worldwide gaming giant has undoubtedly been a dream come true. For the duo, it was an unfortunate side effect of League's success, but now they'll be winding back the clock and jumping back into the trenches for the company's next chapter. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen's Revolve Collection Is Reserved For the Baddest of Babes Chrissy Teigen's Revolve Collection Is Reserved For the Baddest of Babes
- October 13, 2017

A few highlights (for us, at least) are embroidered wide-leg trousers, an off-the-shoulder bodysuit and a sheer duster jacket . The capsule collection features Instagram-ready looks Teigen herself loves, from neutral bodysuits and slip dresses to peek-a-boo lace bustiers and metallic trousers. (more...)
Chris Martin or Jon Hamm? Who is Dakota Johnson dating?
- October 13, 2017

Actor Dakota Johnson , popular for starring as Anastasia Steele in the "Fifty Shades" films was spotted on a romantic date night at a hotel with actor Jon Hamm and this has ignited dating rumours between the two. In March, the celebrities were photographed together at singer Elton John's 70th star-studded birthday bash in Los Angeles, though they reportedly arrived separately. (more...)
Spain says could cut 2018 growth forecast over Catalan crisis Spain says could cut 2018 growth forecast over Catalan crisis
- October 13, 2017

The move disappointed some of the hard-liners in the secessionist camp. On Tuesday, Carles Puigdemont pulled the region back from a showdown with the Madrid government by proposing to delay the effects of a unilateral independence declaration following the controversial referendum earlier this month. (more...)
Ofcom Calls for More UK Content on BBC Services Ofcom Calls for More UK Content on BBC Services
- October 13, 2017

British media regulator Ofcom has established new quotes for United Kingdom -originated shows on BBC channels, including in the areas of arts, music, comedy and kids' content. Ofcom said that it was committed to ensuring that... Ofcom is also to make the BBC air more arts, music and religious programmes, including a requirement that BBC One airs at least 45 hours of arts and music programming a year and BBC Two airs at least 175 hours, and a requirement that BBC One and Two together air at ... (more...)
Fox Entertainment Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) Sentiment Report
- October 13, 2017

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has $35 highest and $31 lowest target. Investors wait Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) to report on November, 1. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 26,338 shares of the company's stock worth $734,000 after purchasing an additional 91 shares during the last quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC acquired a new position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $871,660,000. (more...)
Clemson Tigers at Syracuse Orange Clemson Tigers at Syracuse Orange
- October 13, 2017

O'Daniel leads the Tigers with 48 tackles and two interceptions, and he is one of six players in the nation with multiple pick-6s. Clemson has beaten the Orange in each of the past four years. Opponents are scoring only 11.3 points per game. The Orange do have a solid college quarterback in Eric Dungey . Travis Etienne and Tavien Feaster both have more than 300 rushing yards apiece. (more...)
Cops nab bomb-making teenager and others over terrorist links Cops nab bomb-making teenager and others over terrorist links
- October 13, 2017

He said that all of them had been directed to infiltrate into various countries worldwide to launch attacks on behalf of Daesh. On Sept 5, Fuzi had announced the arrests of 19 men suspected of having active links with the Islamic State, some of whom were planning to launch attacks during the closing ceremony of the 2017 SEA Games on Aug 30 and the 60th Merdeka Day celebrations the following day. (more...)
Lady Gaga is a tough girl on the mend
- October 13, 2017

So how's she holding up? In two of the three posts, she was clad in a baby blue coat over a pink long-sleeved top, sparkly silver shorts and blue patterned ankle boots, topped off with a hat in a blush tone. In a third photo, Gaga posed in a recording studio: "Nothing like studio therapy". 'Made me feel like a star, ' the Bad Romance singer said, 'like the ones in the sky, you know. (more...)
WATCH Chester Bennington's Carpool Karaoke, filmed 6 days before death WATCH Chester Bennington's Carpool Karaoke, filmed 6 days before death
- October 13, 2017

The video features actor Ken Jeong (The Hangover ) and sees Bennington along with his band mates Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn go out for a typical carpool karaoke session full of laughs, banter and, of course, singing. The signer committed suicide by hanging on July 20th. The video is an emotional watch as Bennington is seen laughing, smiling and goofing around with his pals. (more...)
SS Rajamouli reveals his next 2 Projects SS Rajamouli reveals his next 2 Projects
- October 13, 2017

The director has also confirmed that his next movie will be a social drama, but not a mythological movie. "I have committed to Danayya and that will be my next", Variety quoted SS Rajamouli as saying. Prior to this announcement, it had been confirmed that Rajamouli would be joining hands with Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu , once the latter was done with his latest release, Spyder. (more...)
Apostles Hotels evacuated, as vegetation fire continues Apostles Hotels evacuated, as vegetation fire continues
- October 13, 2017

Guests from hotel being evacuated. The fire has been burning for well over 24 hours. The Table Mountain National Park's Merle Collins said a helicopter has been deployed to assist. Meanwhile, Cape Town's famous 12 Apostles Hotel was still closed on Friday after guests were evacuated to other hotels as a precaution on Thursday, as the fire spread dangerously close to the property. (more...)
Prince Harry accepts Legacy award in memory of Princess Diana Prince Harry accepts Legacy award in memory of Princess Diana
- October 13, 2017

Prince Harry accepted an award posthumously honoring Princess Diana's HIV/AIDS activism, tonight at the Attitude Awards in London. The prince collected the award on Thursday night on her behalf. According to People, Prince Harry has also continued his mom's legacy by asking everyone to get tested. "If us getting tested normalizes it and makes a difference, even a small difference, then job well done". (more...)
Coronation Street to kill off Georgia May Foote's character Katy Armstrong Coronation Street to kill off Georgia May Foote's character Katy Armstrong
- October 13, 2017

Coronation Street is to kill off Georgia May Foote's character Katy Armstrong in an off screen death, leading to Chesney Brown heading out to Portugal in order to bring home his son Joseph. Her soap storylines revolved around her relationship with Chesney and becoming a teen mother at 17. Georgia played Katy for five years before leaving in 2015. (more...)
Local Roundup: Pleasant Valley sweeps Foothill on Fight Like a Viking Night Local Roundup: Pleasant Valley sweeps Foothill on Fight Like a Viking Night
- October 13, 2017

For the Warriors, Lauren Schornack had five kills and two points, Elizabeth Trudeau added six kills, 16 digs and three points, Mackenzie Leavine four kills, Abi Ornowski three kills, six points (two aces) and three digs, Ellie Preston eight points, 10 digs and two kills, Grace Wiley 10 points (four aces), 20 assists, three digs and two kills and Mollie Zaleski four points. (more...)
Singapore economy grows 4.6% in Q3; beats expectations Singapore economy grows 4.6% in Q3; beats expectations
- October 13, 2017

That beat forecasts for an increase of 3.7 percent following the upwardly revised 2.4 percent gain in the second quarter (originally 2.2 percent). The manufacturing sector grew 15.5% on-year during the quarter, accelerating from 8.2% in the previous quarter. (more...)
Madhya Pradesh cuts Value-Added Tax on Petrol, diesel, new prices from midnight Madhya Pradesh cuts Value-Added Tax on Petrol, diesel, new prices from midnight
- October 13, 2017

The move comes after Maharastra and Gujrat cut the Value-Added Tax on fuel prices after the Centre had recently brought down excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre. Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has called for the inclusion of petrol and diesel under the ambit of GST to ensure uniformity of prices. "While base price of petrol and diesel in Bihar stands at INR 55 a litre, the same is INR 51 a litre in Jharkhand". (more...)
Watch Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' Video For 'Holy Mountain'
- October 13, 2017

It's leading off the third High Flying Birds album Who Built The Moon? which was recorded with producer David Holmes in Belfast and is due for release on November 24th. (more...)
The New Mutants trailer mixes superpowers, scares The New Mutants trailer mixes superpowers, scares
- October 13, 2017

Similar to how Logan scaled back all of the grand, apocalyptic story elements scattered across Fox's core X-Men franchise, Josh Boone's spinoff sets itself apart as an intimate, relatively self-contained pic about five gifted teenagers who aren't trying to save the world so much as they're trying to save themselves. (more...)
Jennifer Aniston Donates $1 Million Toward Hurricane Relief Efforts Jennifer Aniston Donates $1 Million Toward Hurricane Relief Efforts
- October 13, 2017

Martin's foundation has so far raised $3 million (£2.26 million) since Hurricane Maria ravaged the USA territory last month (Sep17). While Aniston donated the $500,000 to the American Red Cross, the Ricky Martin Foundation is reportedly receiving half of Aniston's million dollar donation as well. (more...)
North Yorkshire restaurant voted best in the world North Yorkshire restaurant voted best in the world
- October 13, 2017

The awards winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants over a 12-month period. The restaurant is owned and run by the Banks family, who have lived and farmed around Oldstead for generations. "What makes it really special is that it's been awarded because of feedback from our customers", chef Tommy Banks told The Guardian . (more...)
The Addams Family Animated Film Snags Sausage Party Director
- October 13, 2017

Their success led to The Addams Family television show that ran between 1964 and 1966 and an animated series in the early 1970s. The film will be produced by Vernon, Gail Berman from The Jackal Group and Alex Schawrtz. The development of the movie was announced in 2013. The strip was previously adapted into three live action films including The Addams Family in 1991, Addams Family Values in 1993, and Addams Family Reunion in 1998. (more...)
Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas joins Neighbours Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas joins Neighbours
- October 13, 2017

Ryan Thomas has been playing Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street since 2000, but he's chose to throw in the towel and get his teeth into something more grittier - Neighbours! Not much is known about Rafael Humphreys except he is an individual with a dark secret who turns up on Ramsay Street to confront a hard chapter from his past. (more...)
Street Analysts View On General Mills, Inc. (GIS), Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)
- October 13, 2017

MML Investors Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Scorpio Tankers by 137.2% in the second quarter. Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:STNG) - Stock analysts at Seaport Global Securities lifted their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Scorpio Tankers in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. (more...)
I'm having a midlife crisis: James Franco I'm having a midlife crisis: James Franco
- October 13, 2017

Franco now stars alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal in HBO's series "The Deuce". James Franco has announced that he is cutting back on his hectic acting schedule, believing that it has seriously taken its toll on his health. From the pen of David Simon (who gave us The Wire) The Deuce explores the fortunes of Franco's Vince as he goes into business with the Mob just as the porn industry was going legitimate in the States. (more...)
Gordon Strachan left position of Scotland squad manager Gordon Strachan left position of Scotland squad manager
- October 13, 2017

Not that there was ever much doubt, but Gordon Strachan has today left his post as Scotland manager with immediate effect after failing to qualify for his second major tournament in succession. Scotland missed out on a place at the 2014 World Cup and despite an improved showing in qualifying for Euro 2016, they came up short again. The Scots have not featured in a major tournament since the World Cup in France 19 years ago. (more...)
Twitter Review: Nagarjuna's Raju Gari Gadhi 2 Twitter Review: Nagarjuna's Raju Gari Gadhi 2
- October 13, 2017

Raju Gari Gadhi 2 also stars Vennela Kishore, Seerat Kapoor and Ashwin Babu in important roles. Recently, The film completed the censor formalities and got U/A certificate from the censor board. The film is a horror comedy, so Thaman's music would be the one setting up the mood for the various scenes. But the stills of the movie show her three different avatars like a ghost, a teacher and lawyer. (more...)
Rajinikanth-Shankar's 2.0: Everything we know so far Rajinikanth-Shankar's 2.0: Everything we know so far
- October 13, 2017

It is said to have the biggest release of any Indian film, it will release in 7000 screens, which is more than any film, even more than "Baahubali: The Conclusion", which released in 6500 screens. The film will have Akshay Kumar playing a villain. Well, this will be Akshay's second collaboration with Amy, earlier they worked together in "Singh Is Bling". (more...)