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John Besh steps down from his position at the BRG
- October 23, 2017

New Orleans chef John Besh has stepped down from his Besh Restaurant Group, two days after an explosive report about a culture of sexual harassment and abuse at the company. The story comes amid the public fallout between Besh and chef Alon Shaya, who said in a Facebook statement that he was sacked from the restaurant bearing his name after speaking to the Times-Picayune reporter about the allegations. (more...)
The Trailer For Taylor Swift's New Video is A Lot to Handle The Trailer For Taylor Swift's New Video is A Lot to Handle
- October 23, 2017

Ready For It? " coming Thursday. In it, she is seen dancing around nude, inside a dark room. This is the singer's second music video from her upcoming " Reputation " album, following the high-profile release of "Look What You Made Me Do" back in August. (more...)
Phantom Thread trailer reveals final Daniel Day-Lewis performance Phantom Thread trailer reveals final Daniel Day-Lewis performance
- October 23, 2017

Into his life comes Alma (Vicky Krieps), a young woman who becomes his muse and, seemingly, his obsession. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love. Almost the opposite of his explosive, power-hungry Daniel Plainview, Woodcock is a soft-spoken, delicate man. Certainly, Day-Lewis is aiming for his fourth Oscar, and Anderson, with the soft glowing shots of dresses and the flawless studio lighting, is hoping for his long-overdue Oscar for Best Director. (more...)
Foo Fighters returning to Fenway Park for 2 summer shows Foo Fighters returning to Fenway Park for 2 summer shows
- October 23, 2017

The Capital One cardholder pre-sale starts Thursday, October 26 at 10 a.m. local venue time. The Foo Fighters concert in Louisville has been rescheduled for May 1, 2018. (more...)
Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Needham & Company LLC
- October 23, 2017

The company has market cap of $6.12 billion. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.97 on October 20, reaching $194.16. About 418,029 shares traded or 78.95% up from the average. Benjamin F Edwards Com Inc has invested 0.07% in Netflix, Inc . The institutional investor owned 2,400 shares of the Internet television network's stock after selling 27,600 shares during the period. (more...)
Redskins' Josh Norman ruled out, Eagles' Ronald Darby, Wendell Smallwood Questionable Redskins' Josh Norman ruled out, Eagles' Ronald Darby, Wendell Smallwood Questionable
- October 23, 2017

If they score 28 Monday night, it will be their first five-game streak since one over the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Cousins is projected to finish Monday night's game with 277 passing yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, along with 10 rushing yards on 2 carries. (more...)
John Stamos announces engagement to girlfriend of almost two years John Stamos announces engagement to girlfriend of almost two years
- October 23, 2017

The "E.R." actor, 54, proposed to McHugh at the magical kingdom where he often goes. "And then he ended it with Sebastian from The Little Mermaid saying, "Just ask the girl" to John." Aww! After the pair had their private moment, they headed over to 21 Royal where they celebrated with their families, reports People . (more...)
Trump defends call to fallen soldier's widow Trump defends call to fallen soldier's widow
- October 23, 2017

A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday morning at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla ., for U.S. Army Sgt. The family asked that reporters remain outside. It was Myeshia Johnson's first interview after a Democratic congresswoman accused Trump of being callous in the call by telling the widow that her husband "knew what he signed up for". (more...)
George Clooney Says Amal Has Encountered Sexual Harassment at Work George Clooney Says Amal Has Encountered Sexual Harassment at Work
- October 23, 2017

The fact that one of the most powerful people I've seen in Hollywood has been banished basically is a shot across the bow of any man in this industry who would leverage or use their power to mistreat a woman. He continued: "And the thing that's good that could come out of this is that women feel safer in talking about these situations, and in doing so, that it makes it much harder for men who would behave like this to do it, [knowing] that they'll get outed... (more...)
CHICAGO's Renee Zellweger to Portray Judy Garland in Upcoming Biopic CHICAGO's Renee Zellweger to Portray Judy Garland in Upcoming Biopic
- October 23, 2017

To be directed by Tony nominee and two-time Olivier victor Rupert Goold , "Judy" will chronicle Garland's arrival to London in 1968 to perform in a series of sell-out shows. Scripted by Tom Edge ( The Crown ) and produced by BAFTA victor David Livingstone ( Pride ), the film will document The Wizard of Oz star's turbulent final months prior to her death in Chelsea from a barbiturate overdose at the age of 47. (more...)
'Screaming' man fined $149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now' 'Screaming' man fined $149 for singing 'Everybody Dance Now'
- October 23, 2017

Israeli authorities have arrested a Palestinian man after an online translation service mistook his "good morning" Facebook post as a threat. After inspecting his license and auto registration the officers hit Moalla with the hefty fine for " screaming in a public place ". (more...)
CBS All Access gives 'Star Trek: Discovery' a second season CBS All Access gives 'Star Trek: Discovery' a second season
- October 23, 2017

The new installment of a decades-favorite franchise premiered at the end of September on CBS Television Network's digital subscription streaming service, breaking their single-day record for new subscriber sign-ups. CBS also announced the news with a new video promo on Twitter. The pull of the Star Trek name was always going to be a draw, but it wasn't clear how much of a draw given the saga's lackluster popularity at the box office. (more...)
Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly contract knowing of harassment allegations Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly contract knowing of harassment allegations
- October 23, 2017

To open the show, Kelly made public for the first time a letter she wrote to the co-presidents of Fox News about O'Reilly, displaying the note she sent to Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy during the top of her show while discussing this weekend's Times report about a new sexual harassment settlement made by O'Reilly. (more...)
Sam Smith opens up about identifying as gender non-binary Sam Smith opens up about identifying as gender non-binary
- October 23, 2017

Martens and huge fur coats, for two and a half years". In the interview with Attitude magazine, he admitted his late father Frederick feared he would be bullied: "I think my dad was scared for me, because of his own life experience". (more...)
Riverdale's Lili Reinhart Apologizes For 'Racially Insensitive' Halloween Costume Tweet! Riverdale's Lili Reinhart Apologizes For 'Racially Insensitive' Halloween Costume Tweet!
- October 23, 2017

Some deemed her a racist for using skin color to describe her soul, while others came to the defense of the CW star and thought there was nothing with her post. In her lengthy post, Reinhart said that she had no idea some people would think that it her post was "racially insensitive". The Riverdale star is by no means the only celeb to come under fire for racially insensitive Halloween costumes, with Julianne Hough as Crazy Eyes, Chris Brown as a terrorist, Hilary Duff as a pilgrim ... (more...)
Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators! Woman raped in broad daylight; public remain mere spectators!
- October 23, 2017

He has been sent to two weeks judicial remand. The passers-by did not come to the aide of the woman, instead an autorickshaw driver recorded the crime on his mobile phone. "It clearly shows how the people have become insensitive to the attacks on women", Suresh said. By the time police reached the spot, he had left the place. (more...)
UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote
- October 23, 2017

A Kenyan prosecutor has ordered the arrest and "immediate prosecution" of the main opposition leader's sister Monday over alleged attacks on the electoral board three days before voters are to head to the polls to elect their next president. (more...)
Singapore Inflation Steady At 0.4%
- October 23, 2017

Global oil prices are expected to rise slightly in 2018 after staying in a narrow range in the first nine months of this year. The headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged from the previous month as higher services inflation offset a fall in private road transport inflation, said a joint release from the Monetary Authority of Singapore ( MAS ) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). (more...)
Conor Hourihane Assists John Terry's First Aston Villa Goal Conor Hourihane Assists John Terry's First Aston Villa Goal
- October 23, 2017

I always appreciate when I ring up Jose (Mourinho) and he gives me him. Albert Adomah settled matters in the hosts' favour four minutes into the second half. The result lifts Aston Villa into the playoff places for the first time this season after enduring a hard start to life in the Championship which saw them win just two of their opening seven games. (more...)
Why were actor Dileep's security vehicles taken into custody? Why were actor Dileep's security vehicles taken into custody?
- October 23, 2017

Dileep was asked to produce the license of the agency and documents relating to the weapons used for his protection, if there was any. Dileep also clarified that he hasn't engaged any private security agency and that he had only some discussion with Goa-based Thunder Force on hiring its personnel to look after his security. (more...)
5 biggest mistakes made at WWE TLC 2017 5 biggest mistakes made at WWE TLC 2017
- October 23, 2017

Is the third time the charm? Hopefully the WWE is able to keep this momentum heading into Survivor Series next month. Asuka has now put the Raw women's division on notice as she has remained undefeated since joining WWE in 2015. Dubbed a dream match by WWE, the duo share a history together overseas as they appeared in New Japan Pro-Wrestling as part of the Bullet Club. He said in a September 29 article on Fox Sports that he had not at that point taken the physical exam for in-ring ... (more...)
Corey Feldman Charged with Pot Possession in Louisiana Corey Feldman Charged with Pot Possession in Louisiana
- October 23, 2017

Because the charges weren't felonies, he was able to pay the $640 fine rather than posting bond. Feldman said none of the members of his band spent the night in jail. SO PLEASE STOP ASKING ME 2 DO SO, ' he posted. IF I CAN FIGURE OUT A WAY 2 GET ACTUAL JUSTICE, ' he revealed, before adding 'NOBODY SHOULD LIV THEIR LIVES IN FEAR EXCEPT THOSE WHO COMMITTED THESE HEINOUS CRIMES IN THE 1ST PLACE! Feldman is famous for his roles in The Goonies and The Lost Boys . (more...)
Marilyn Manson guitarist Daisy Berkowitz has died aged 49
- October 23, 2017

The band Jack Off Jill , who counted Putesky among their members from 1997 to 1998, paid tribute to him with a Facebook post calling him an artist and a hero. Soon, the band's sound and name evolved into the Marilyn Manson that fans know and love today . Putesky performed on the Portrait of An American Family and Smells Like Children albums before leaving the band in 1996 over creative differences during the sessions for what would eventually become the Antichrist Superstar LP. (more...)
Doctor Who series 11: new companions confirmed, new format Doctor Who series 11: new companions confirmed, new format
- October 23, 2017

Of course, the network isn't giving up too much in the way of insight - the rumor is that Walsh (known in Britain for hosting The Chase ) is going to be the new Companion but that's not 100% confirmed . "These three new characters complete a new and utterly unmissable team aboard the Tardis". " The new Doctor is going to need new friends ", said Chibnall . (more...)
Fan Grabs Harry Styles' Crotch On Stage At Concert
- October 23, 2017

In the clip, the 23-year-old singer is on his knees in front of fans when the grope occurs, with a clearly startled Harry quickly pushing the fan's hand away as he jumps up, although his performance doesn't falter. Even people who are not fans of his music rushed to the singer's defence. During a performance of his track " Kiwi ", Styles can be seen walking up to the edge of the stage and urging fans to scream. (more...)
British woman killed in boat crash in south of France British woman killed in boat crash in south of France
- October 23, 2017

The official said the boat was connecting the island of Barthelasse, where the victim had dinner with friends at a restaurant, to Avignon. Her brother, Philip Wilkes, 25, told The Sun his sister was "larger than life and loved by her family". (more...)
Songwriter, Easybeats member and ACDC producer dies aged 70 — George Young dead Songwriter, Easybeats member and ACDC producer dies aged 70 — George Young dead
- October 23, 2017

George Young's immeasurable influence helped give the world AC/DC , and for that, there are not almost enough cannons in the world to salute him. George Young's career in music took off as a rhythm guitarist in The Easybeats , who in the 1960s emerged from Sydney to find worldwide success as Australia's answer to The Beatles. (more...)
Pawan Kalyan to grace NTR28 launch Pawan Kalyan to grace NTR28 launch
- October 23, 2017

The launch took place at an elaborate yellow and green coloured set that was constructed just for the occasion, containing a Ganesha idol made out of flowers with a green and yellow backdrop. The opening ceremony of NTR28 was held as per schedule on Monday morning near film nagar. Sources inside the industry say that the coming together of both the stars might simmer down fan wars in the future. (more...)
Brian Conley is the fourth to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Brian Conley is the fourth to leave Strictly Come Dancing 2017
- October 23, 2017

Brian was on thin ice though because it would have been very easy to annoy everyone by hijacking the show like that, ' a source close to the BBC show said. "I've got not just Brian but his entire family as friends for life and thank you from the bottom of my heart". "I want to say something about this lady here", he added. (more...)
Manchester City playing like Brazil, says Jesus Manchester City playing like Brazil, says Jesus
- October 23, 2017

To win with this kind of record sounds ridiculous. After the match, talk turned towards the 2003-04 Arsenal side that were dubbed "The Invincibles" after winning the English title without losing a single top-flight match, but Guardiola was keen to steer the conversation back towards more modest targets. (more...)

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