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Kettle campaign sets ambitious goal Kettle campaign sets ambitious goal
- November 15, 2017

The Salvation Army relies on the money raised through the Red Kettle campaign to provide Christmas to local families in need and to safeguard the well being of the community through year-round programming and social services. Thousands of Salvation Army bell-ringers fan out across the country to ring bells and solicit donations to the iconic Red Kettles from holiday shoppers. (more...)
Duchess of Cambridge's uncle floored his wife during drunken row Duchess of Cambridge's uncle floored his wife during drunken row
- November 15, 2017

The Duchess of Cambridge's uncle attacked his wife after a row during which she accused him of taking cocaine, it was revealed yesterday after he pleaded guilty to assault. After losing consciousness for around 15 seconds, Shilton said Julie-Anne Shilton became " upset, starts crying and uses some railings to assist her ". (more...)
Women less likely than men to receive CPR from passerby, study says Women less likely than men to receive CPR from passerby, study says
- November 15, 2017

They have also found that in only one in three cases does the overexerted amore receive what cardiologists term "bystander CPR", but what everyone else would term "the very least a considerate lover could do". The findings are pushing officials to reconsider how CPR trainings are taught, including the far more common use of a male torso mannequin for demonstrations, as well as the useful placement of defibrillator pads on "large breasts". (more...)
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Coming To Injustice 2 The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Coming To Injustice 2
- November 15, 2017

The trailer starts off with Black Manta and Mortal Kombat's Raiden getting their butts kicked by an unseen foe. The PC open beta for " Injustice 2 " is now available. As you can see, the turtles don't have noses, have the muscular but stocky bodies, and look like the puppets from the martial arts flick. You can purchase it through Steam or the Microsoft Store, and this version will allow players to purchase all of the current DLC we see on consoles - with the exception of Hellboy. (more...)
Taraji P Henson's 'What Men Want' Lands 2019 Release Date for Paramount Taraji P Henson's 'What Men Want' Lands 2019 Release Date for Paramount
- November 15, 2017

After all, What Women Want isn't exactly one of Gibson's best-remembered films, and critics at the time weren't very kind to it overall. Helen Hunt starred in the flick as Gibson's love interest. Paramount Pictures will release the film January 11, 2019. Henson, who can now be seen in the fourth season of Fox's hit drama series " Empire ", has several films bowing in the next year including Tyler Perry's "Acrimony" and the Screen Gems action movie "Proud Mary ". (more...)
Marc Maron says Louis CK lied to him about sexual misconduct claims Marc Maron says Louis CK lied to him about sexual misconduct claims
- November 15, 2017

Maron went on to say he knows how pernicious the problem is - it even happened to him. And not just listening to someone's story, or listening to something someone says - to put yourself in the place of another person, that requires work. One of the allegations had been circulating in the comedy world for more than five years via a blind item published on the now-shuttered website Gawker . (more...)
Travolta accused of 'sexual battery' Travolta accused of 'sexual battery'
- November 15, 2017

After the massage, Travolta allegedly invited the masseur to join him in a sauna. The incident had previously been reported but the police documentation has only just come to light. He said shortly afterward, Travolta removed his towel and was nude. He then offered to massage the masseur. The star asked the employee to stay with him so that he would not have to sit alone. (more...)
The Crescent Point Energy Corp (CPG) Price Target Raised to C$21.00
- November 15, 2017

Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag reported 1.14M shares. D E Shaw & Co accumulated 40,564 shares. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $117.75 million company. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab reported 0.05% in Crescent Point Energy Corp (TSE: CPG ). Therefore 71% are positive. Crescent Point Energy had 7 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon & Zendaya Are Teaming Up on New Film 'A White Lie' Reese Witherspoon & Zendaya Are Teaming Up on New Film 'A White Lie'
- November 15, 2017

This isn't Zendaya's first time taking on the double role of both actress and executive producer. Hemmings story is remarkable. Hemmings passed as a white woman to get her degree. The K.C. Undercover actress will also produce the movie alongside Reese Witherspoon through Reese's motion picture company Hello Sunshine , Variety reports. (more...)
'It' Writer Tackling 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' Movie for Paramount
- November 15, 2017

And like all good '90s childhood nostalgia, it must be adapted into a film. The show centered on a (fictional) group called "The Midnight Society", who told spooky stories around a campfire. We're ready to see it, though ― just, you know, with the lights on. Considering that a Dora the Explorer movie is already in the works from the distributor, it seems like the possibilities are endless for Nickelodeon shows' movie adaptations. (more...)
Joe Jackson sends freaky video message to grandson Blanket Joe Jackson sends freaky video message to grandson Blanket
- November 15, 2017

Joe Jackson , posted a video on his Twitter account that some people say is freaky because it was addressed to his grandson, Blanket but seems meant for his older brother, Prince. However, while it appears the video may have been intended for Prince, he also posted a video to his older grandson following the bike accident, telling him to get well soon. (more...)
NBC Fires Executive Accused of Sexual Harassment NBC Fires Executive Accused of Sexual Harassment
- November 15, 2017

Sources say the claims were conveyed to the consideration of HR as of late. "The nature of the accusations against him were not immediately clear, though NBC policy requires executives to notify the human resources department if they are dating a direct report ", according to the NBC News report. (more...)
Rose McGowan Arrested Over Felony Cocaine Warrant Rose McGowan Arrested Over Felony Cocaine Warrant
- November 15, 2017

Police say they had attempted to contact McGowan so she can appear in a Loudoun County, Virginia, court. According to The Blast , the 44-year-old turned herself in to the Loudoun County Sheriff's office where she was arrested, took a mugshot, and was then released on bond. (more...)
Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells a million copies in four days Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' sells a million copies in four days
- November 15, 2017

When it comes to her style, Taylor doesn't play. But the figure was less than half the monster sales for the debut of Adele's "25" album, which surpassed 2.43 million copies in the first four days of release in November 2015 and smashed a 15-year-old USA record set by boy band NSync in 2000. (more...)
Eve Takes 'The Talk' Co-Host Gig Eve Takes 'The Talk' Co-Host Gig
- November 14, 2017

On Tuesday's episode of " The Talk " Eve was announced as a co-host on the show, filling the void left by Aisha Tyler , who exited the show in August. "I've watched the show and the one thing that I liked about it is that all the women are all genuine", she says. She also does a voice on the FX comedy " Archer ". (more...)
Ben Affleck Won't Be Celebrating Thanksgiving Alone
- November 14, 2017

The Abrams-directed spoof centers around a series of comic book characters that the late-night host created as a child, titled The Terrific Ten . To no one's surprise, Kimmel's all-time rival Matt Damon played the villainous Mr. "Muscle Man, I imagined myself in that role, but you were unbelievable". Good job, Affleck and Co. While it's probably safe to say that we're all unbelievably pumped for this weekend's release of the Justice League movie, it's interesting to note that some other ... (more...)
Olly Murs 'secretly dating' tv presenter Melanie Sykes in 'year long romance' Olly Murs 'secretly dating' tv presenter Melanie Sykes in 'year long romance'
- November 14, 2017

He was also spotted cosying up to wannabe pop star Nadine Hermez after a night out on the town earlier this year. After bonding over a love of all things fitness, the pair have had numerous quiet dates at each other's houses. But she first hinted at her love for the former X Factor star in December past year - as she showered him with praise online. Olly, 33 - who is set to be a coach on the new series of The Voice - has not been in a serious relationship since he split from his long ... (more...)
More Indians binge watch TV shows in public, study says More Indians binge watch TV shows in public, study says
- November 14, 2017

According to a survey of 37,000 Netflix subscribers across 22 countries, 67 percent of viewers download and watch their shows on the move. While 44 percent of on-the-go bingers have caught someone looking over their shoulder and watching, 11 percent of those over-the-shoulder watchers reported being spoiled by peeking at somebody else's screen. (more...)
Jon Stewart Jon Stewart "Stunned" by Louis CK Scandal
- November 14, 2017

Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart was on the Today show Tuesday morning to help promote his charity comedy event Night of Too Many Stars . might be The Daily Show's last guest with Stewart as host, with the audience member, Dan Ackerman, alluding to the allegations surrounding C.K. The idea that there was this added layer of pressure and manipulation and fear and humiliation. (more...)
Hot Stock to Watch: MannKind Corp. (MNKD) Hot Stock to Watch: MannKind Corp. (MNKD)
- November 14, 2017

EPS serves as a pointer of a company's profitability/success. This short time frame picture represents a downward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. Currently Mannkind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.2%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 14.6%. Mannkind has $9 highest and $0.05 lowest target. (more...)
One Tree Hill Cast Accuse Showrunner of Sexual Harassment
- November 14, 2017

In a series of tweets over the weekend, Wauchope did not identify Schwahn by name but discussed a pattern of harassment which she and her writing partner, Rachel Specter , had experienced on the first show they were hired at as staff writers. (more...)
UBI posts Rs 344.83 crore net loss in Q2 UBI posts Rs 344.83 crore net loss in Q2
- November 14, 2017

Revenue from operation of the company jumped 2.64 per cent year-on-year to Rs 12,409.65 crore during the quarter under review against Rs 12058.48 crore in the same quarter last year. "In compliance with RBI. Remaining Rs 325.89 crore will be provided in next two quarters as permitted under RBI directions", the bank said. The bank's operating profit saw a 34.5 per cent y-o-y dip to Rs 286 crore against Rs 436.59 crore in the year-ago period. (more...)
Brad Paisley to stop in Knoxville on 2018 Weekend Warrior World Tour Brad Paisley to stop in Knoxville on 2018 Weekend Warrior World Tour
- November 14, 2017

Paisley will bring along with him Dustin Lynch , Chase Bryant , and "multi-instrumentalist" Lindsay Ell . Ticket information will be released soon. Paisley's show is the fourth Pinnacle Bank Arena concert announced for 2018. Pink is set to return to Lincoln on March 8 and Lorde will perform on March 24. (more...)
Oppenheimerfunds, Inc. Modifies Its Stake in Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE)
- November 14, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.31% the S&P500. Patten & Patten Inc bought 6,235 shares as the company's stock rose 25.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 114,400 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $9.54 million, up from 103,230 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Jordin Sparks Reveals She Got Married in July, Pregnant With First Child Jordin Sparks Reveals She Got Married in July, Pregnant With First Child
- November 14, 2017

She tells People .com, "We're both really excited". 'We're really proud to be married to each other and to be celebrating this, ' Jordin smiled. Sparks said. Jordin - who dated fellow musician Jason Derulo for three years before they split in 2014 - said: "I'd gone through a insane time last year, so I was just like "You know what? We did this together!" And just one month later the brunette beauty discovered she was pregnant, which came as a huge "shock" at first. (more...)
See David Letterman, Kim Kardashian Read Mean Tweets About Jimmy Kimmel See David Letterman, Kim Kardashian Read Mean Tweets About Jimmy Kimmel
- November 14, 2017

While Kimmel is used to having celebrities read the internet's harshest disses about themselves, this time stars, including Kim Kardashian West , Stephen Colbert and Jennifer Lawrence , repeated tweets about the birthday boy. "Color Kid was the best, though, because he had all the powers of the rainbow, which are really none". Adam Sandler also came on as a surprise to present Jimmy with a Game of Thrones-inspired Iron Throne made out of party paraphernalia, George Clooney appeared ... (more...)
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba confirms retirement plans
- November 14, 2017

Drogba is now with Phoenix Rising, where he is also a part-owner, and has admitted that age is finally catching up with him when asked about the retirement question this week. "I need time for my other projects ". The Ivorian remains one of Africa's greatest ever footballers, and will be best remembered for his two spells at Stamford Bridge where he scored 164 goals in 381 appearances. (more...)
Gal Gadot & Connie Nielsen Bring 'Wonder Woman' to the 'Justice League' Premiere Gal Gadot & Connie Nielsen Bring 'Wonder Woman' to the 'Justice League' Premiere
- November 14, 2017

In Wonder Woman , the warrior women wore metal plated armor into battle - armor that actually looks like it might offer some protection against steel. A number of people took to Twitter to slam the decision, labelling it "a step backwards". However, the allegations of sexism and objectification have since been refuted by one fan who claims that the full armour also features in Justice League , with the "skimpy" outfits merely being their training gear. (more...)
Jimmy Fallon pays tearful tribute to his mother
- November 14, 2017

His return to the stage kicked off with a tribute to his late mother, whom Fallon called "the best audience". "She was the one I was always trying to make laugh, and she was such a fan of the show and everything I did". Tonight Show writer and producer Mike DiCenzo took to Twitter for some background on Swift's performance and the emotions she wrought. "As some of you know, my mother, Gloria, passed away recently", a very emotional Fallon said at the top of his broadcast on Monday. (more...)
'I'm a Filipino' says white transracial man (who also wants gender change) 'I'm a Filipino' says white transracial man (who also wants gender change)
- November 14, 2017

Ja Du also identifies as a transexual. Even in his everyday life, Ja Du embraces Filipino culture, for example, by driving around in a tuk tuk - a three-wheeled motorized vehicle that is common across South and Southeast Asia, including in the Philippines. (more...)

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