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Townsend brings in ten uncapped players
- October 25, 2017

Gatland also recalled five-eighth Rhys Priestland who has made a strong start to the season with his English club Bath. Scotland's rugby head coach Gregor Townsend is inspired by Pep Guardiola's management style and wants to emulate the former Barcelona boss in building a team which has the right balance between attack and defence. (more...)
Review of state capture remedial action will test public protector's powers Review of state capture remedial action will test public protector's powers
- October 25, 2017

She said that contrary to what the president argued, the remedial action preserved the separation of powers by balancing the requirement that the public protector's remedial action be appropriate and effective with the president's power to appoint a commission of inquiry. (more...)
Kate Winslet avoids discussing Woody Allen's alleged sexual misconduct Kate Winslet avoids discussing Woody Allen's alleged sexual misconduct
- October 25, 2017

Allen's representation did not return Page Six's request for comment. "Did that factor in your decision to star in his new film?" Apparently she does not feel Allen-or, for that matter, Roman Polanski , whom she worked with on 2011's Carnage despite his conviction for sexual conduct with a minor-deserve the same punishment. (more...)
Brett Hundley's poor game causes questions about Packers future Brett Hundley's poor game causes questions about Packers future
- October 25, 2017

The Packers' playoff chances weaken week by week with Brett Hundley as the starting quarterback. Davon House: With his interception in the first quarter, House reminded everyone of why people were excited when he re-signed with the team during the offseason. (more...)
Cate Blanchett: Looking Sexy Cate Blanchett: Looking Sexy "Doesn't Mean We Want to F*ck You"
- October 25, 2017

Blanchett has not been silent herself on the Weinstein allegations. "Women like looking sexy, but it doesn't mean we want to fuck you", Blanchett said at the awards show, per InStyle . "Fashion has been something that's just always inspired me and been such a big creative outlet for me to be able to tell my story, tell my personality through what I want to wear that day", she said. (more...)
Cargill inks deal for feed ingredients maker Diamond V
- October 25, 2017

Privately held Cargill's recent push, including Tuesday's deal for Iowa-based Diamond V, has centered on its animal nutrition and protein unit, with expansions in feed production and aquaculture and divestitures of its US pork business and cattle feedlots. (more...)
See The Trailer For WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT See The Trailer For WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS BUILT
- October 25, 2017

Construction continued on the house until Winchester's death in 1922 and that is a common theme in the trailer for Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built . Directed by The Spierig Brothers ( Jigsaw , Predestination ), the cast also features Jason Clarke , Sarah Snook , Angus Sampson, and Finn Scicluna-O'Prey. (more...)
10-year-old testifies in rape trial of Minaj's brother 10-year-old testifies in rape trial of Minaj's brother
- October 25, 2017

Maraj - the older brother of the "Super Bass" rapper - then allegedly used the boy's mother, Jacqueline Robinson, to threaten the boy into silence. Sources close to Nicki tell TMZ . A doctor testified last week that the now 14-year-old's medical records strongly suggest she was having sex. However, David Schwartz, Maraj's defense lawyer, tried to make the claim a bit less severe by making him admit that the lights were off at the time that he walked in. (more...)
Square Enix's old-school RPG Lost Sphear gets a new story trailer
- October 25, 2017

It follows on from the studio's 2016 game I am Setsuna , and is a kind of spiritual successor - sharing the same core systems and delicate watercolour-style aesthetic. LOST SPHEAR tells the story of Kanata. The game will also feature an enhanced gameplay system with a revamped ATB (Active Time Battle) system. Lost Sphear will be available digitally from the PlayStation Store, Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). (more...)
North Carolina teenager added to FBI Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive list North Carolina teenager added to FBI Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitive list
- October 25, 2017

Castillo remains at large and should be considered armed and "extremely risky", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information on the whereabouts of Alejandro "Alex" Castillo in connection to the 2016 killing of Truc Quan "Sandy" Ly Le, 23, in Charlotte. (more...)
Asin blessed with daughter Asin blessed with daughter
- October 24, 2017

She also shared the news on Instagram and wrote, "Ecstatic to announce the arrival of our Angelic Baby Girl earlier today". Rahul even released a statement of the same, saying, "We are ecstatic to announce the arrival of our angelic baby girl earlier today". (more...)
India's thumri queen Girija Devi dies at 88 India's thumri queen Girija Devi dies at 88
- October 24, 2017

She breathed her last in a private hospital in Kolkata on Tuesday evening. The eminent singer from the Seniya and Banaras gharanas was reportedly admitted at the BM Birla Hospital in Kolakata in the afternoon after complaining of chest pain. (more...)
Mimi Haleyi, Former Production Assistant, Shares Graphic Harvey Weinstein Rape Story Mimi Haleyi, Former Production Assistant, Shares Graphic Harvey Weinstein Rape Story
- October 24, 2017

Mimi Haleyi said she was assaulted by Weinstein in 2006 when she was in her 20s in what appeared to be a child's bedroom in his New York City apartment. "According to Haleyi, he asked her, "'Don't you feel we're so much closer to each other now?' To which I replied, 'No'". The Oscar-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering have announced that they're making a documentary about sexual abuse in Hollywood. (more...)
James Toback: 200 more women allege harassment by director, reports LA Times James Toback: 200 more women allege harassment by director, reports LA Times
- October 24, 2017

In regards to 38 women who accused filmmaker James Toback of sexual harassment, Oscar victor Julianne Moore knows exactly what they're talking about, because The Pick-up Artist director tried to lure in the actress once during the 1980s. (more...)
Sony Pictures taps Hulu CEO to chair TV studio Sony Pictures taps Hulu CEO to chair TV studio
- October 24, 2017

Hulu is jointly owned by Fox, Disney and Comcast*, which have traditionally used the service as a place to show their reruns, though one of Hopkins's jobs has been to build up original programs to rival Netflix. "There is a tremendous opportunity to build on SPT's momentum globally and I look forward to working with the team to realize that potential". Hulu's board thanked Hopkins for his accomplishments. (more...)
Kendall Jenner Buys Beverly Hills Home for $8.5 Million Kendall Jenner Buys Beverly Hills Home for $8.5 Million
- October 24, 2017

The lavish home previously belonged to comedian Charlie Sheen who bought it with his then-wife Brooke Mueller in 2012. The newly purchased 6,625-square-foot, Spanish-style home has several rooms for Jenner to accommodate guests, as well as a movie theater, office and kitchen with a marble-topped island. (more...)
'Walking Dead' Season 8 Premiere Draws Lowest Opening Ratings Since Season 3 'Walking Dead' Season 8 Premiere Draws Lowest Opening Ratings Since Season 3
- October 24, 2017

This past Sunday saw the long-awaited return of Rick Grimes and company in the Season 8 premiere of AMC's The Walking Dead . While the numbers indicate a decline, it's still worth noting that The Walking Dead remains the No. This makes it a staggering 35 percent drop from last season's premiere to this year's premiere. The season 11 premiere of The Big Bang Theory on CBS only drew a 4.1 rating, and the season 2 premiere of This Is Us brought a 3.9. (more...)
Tony Winner Sara Ramirez Joins Cast of CBS' Madam Secretary Tony Winner Sara Ramirez Joins Cast of CBS' Madam Secretary
- October 24, 2017

After that came Grey's and voiceover work. She is also known for voicing Queen Miranda on the animated Disney Chanel series Sofia the First . She left Grey's in 2016 citing a need for a break. Ramirez, who won her Tony for her performance as Lady of the Lake in Spamalot , will be introduced in the November 19 episode. In February of this year, Ramirez criticized her former network for a joke featured on The Real O'Neals that compared bisexuals to having "webbed toes" or "money ... (more...)
Afraid of breaking them: George Clooney talks about twins Afraid of breaking them: George Clooney talks about twins
- October 24, 2017

Damon who shares a comedic, on-air feud with Kimmel, made his presence known after Clooney teased that he was ready for his 4-month-old twins Ella and Alexander whom he shares with wife Amal , to make their television debut. This was followed by a clever war of words. "You're not a man", Kimmel said. It was too good to be true as the 47-year-old actor had an infallible plan of crashing the late night show, with the aid of Clooney . (more...)
Fergie Tearfully Admits She Wanted to Stay Married to Josh Duhamel Fergie Tearfully Admits She Wanted to Stay Married to Josh Duhamel "Forever"
- October 24, 2017

The Fergalicious singer separated from the Transformers actor in early 2017 but they didn't go public with the news until September (17) when Fergie was on the promotional trail for her album Double Dutchess . Struggling to hold back her tears, the You Already Know singer confessed: "You're making me cry. We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family", they said in a statement. (more...)
'Logan' Spinoff Centering on Laura/X-23 in the Works 'Logan' Spinoff Centering on Laura/X-23 in the Works
- October 24, 2017

Meanwhile, Hugh Jackman, who had produced X-Men Origins: Wolverine , has stepped away from the X-verse. "Patty [Jenkins"] success with [ Wonder Woman ] only solidifies more for studios that there's less to fear with a female protagonist", explained Mangold. (more...)
Bill O'Reilly blames God for sexual harassment allegations
- October 24, 2017

Bolling said. Trevor noted that although Fox correspondents were quick to point out that Miramax knew about Weinstein's behavior and even hid it, they were not so quick to do the same for their boy, Bill O'Reilly who they even invited back shortly after firing him . (more...)
Shania Twain On Dancing with the Stars Shania Twain On Dancing with the Stars "Not Born To Be Confident"
- October 24, 2017

I went into this thing knowing I wasn't a good dancer, knowing that it was going to be an uphill climb, and I'm very, very proud that we gave it our all, and probably got to this point, so no regrets". "Soldier" is taken off her first album in fifteen years; 'Now' which has topped the charts around the world, and the poignant track also features on the official soundtrack for the true-life movie Thank You For Your Service which opens in cinemas, Friday October 27th. (more...)
Celtic fined after pitch supporter invasion
- October 24, 2017

John Hatton had earlier been sentenced to an 160-hour community payback order at Glasgow Sheriff Court. A Celtic fan invaded the pitch during the first-half of their clash with PSG in the Champions League and attempted to kick Mbappe. Meanwhile, Swiss side Basel has been fined $14,000 after supporters set off fireworks in their Group A game against Manchester United at Old Trafford last month. (more...)
Fashion photographer Terry Richardson 'banned from working for Condé Nast magazines' Fashion photographer Terry Richardson 'banned from working for Condé Nast magazines'
- October 24, 2017

The allegations have made headlines again recently, coinciding with the Harvey Weinstein story. Yet while Weinstein's actions were always spoken about in whispers, Richardson's alleged exploits have been well-known for years . 'I give everyone that I work with enough respect to view them as having ownership of their free will and making their decisions accordingly, and as such, it has been hard to see myself as a target of revisionist history'. (more...)
Father of missing Texas toddler arrested Father of missing Texas toddler arrested
- October 24, 2017

Starr told The Dallas Morning News that his client is seeking to regain custody of her other daughter and that she has cooperated with the police in trying to help identify Sherin's body. He was released from jail after posting bond and was required to wear an electronic monitoring device and surrender his passport. Sherin Matthews, 3, went missing from her home in Sunningdale, Texas, on October 7, 2017. (more...)
Woman dies after ambulance fails to show up Woman dies after ambulance fails to show up
- October 24, 2017

East Liverpool Patrolman Jacob Talbott tells WKBN he called an ambulance service after getting the woman out of her auto Saturday morning. 'She had like a deer-in-the-headlights look, ' Talbott told the WKBN. Talbott and his partner then turned to desperate measures and drove the barely breathing woman to a hospital. Two other companies that serve the city also said they had no ambulance available at the time. (more...)
Police arrest woman at Justin Bieber's LA mansion
- October 24, 2017

Cops tell ABC News that the unknown woman, who'd reportedly been spotted there two previous times in a single week, never got close to the pop star. The singer's security was able to detain the woman until the police arrived and took her for trespassing. (more...)
Here's how Saaho actor Prabhas celebrated his birthday Here's how Saaho actor Prabhas celebrated his birthday
- October 24, 2017

Prabhas' 38th birthday was touted as a milestone year for the actor as he has upped the benchmarks for the Industry with par excellence performance and superlative box office figures. There's no denying that the first look of Prabhas' upcoming film Saaho has got fans hyped for the movie. The film also stars Mandira Bedi, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Chunky Pandey, Mahesh Manjrekar and Jackie Shroff. (more...)
Draymond Green makes Dennis Smith Jr learn the hard way
- October 24, 2017

As you would expect, Green made sure to let Smith hear about it. Smith seemed to handle the confrontation well, though he did say after the game Green "can't jump with me". So word got to Smith about this and the rookie handled the situation well. "I don't know what he was talking about", said Smith, who had a rough night, recording 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting and only one assist in his second career game. (more...)