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Amazon to adapt 'The Lord of the Rings' novels for TV series Amazon to adapt 'The Lord of the Rings' novels for TV series
- November 16, 2017

Amazon's deal is for "multiple" seasons - reportedly five - and a potential spinoff. Although Amazon did not reveal how much it was paying for the rights, it is believed to be the company's biggest and most expensive move yet to draw viewers to its streaming and shopping club Amazon Prime. (more...)
500-year-old da Vinci up for auction in NY 500-year-old da Vinci up for auction in NY
- November 16, 2017

A once lost Leonardo da Vinci painting, " Salvator Mundi ", has sold for a record $450 million, The Associated Press reported. Other highlights being offered by the auction house are Contraste De Formes - a 1913 Fernand Leger work valued at US$65 million - and Laboureur Dans Un Champ by Vincent van Gogh, painted from the window of a French asylum in 1889 and valued at US$50 million. (more...)
Charles Manson Hospitalized ... 'It's Just a Matter of Time' Charles Manson Hospitalized ... 'It's Just a Matter of Time'
- November 16, 2017

Manson had serious health issues back in January as well, when he was hospitalized for severe intestinal bleeding and needed surgery to fix a lesion, but he was deemed too weak by doctors and sent back to prison. The vicious Manson killings stunned Los Angeles and caused a worldwide sensation. The Manson Family was also responsible for numerous of other murders, as well as the attempted assassination of President Gerald Ford. (more...)
The Weeknd and Bella Hadid Are Hanging Out Again, Source Says The Weeknd and Bella Hadid Are Hanging Out Again, Source Says
- November 16, 2017

E! News reports that Tesfaye and Hadid have been in contact since Tesfaye's split with Gomez but that things aren't official. Following the breakup, Selena has been spending a LOT of time with her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber - to the point we're all starting to wonder if they're back together . (more...)
Cast and crew of Cast and crew of "One Tree Hill" accuse showrunner of sexual harassment
- November 16, 2017

The report quotes a statement from the companies saying: "E!, Universal Cable Productions and Lionsgate Television take sexual harassment allegations very seriously, investigate them thoroughly and independently, and take appropriate action". (more...)
Rockets expect guard to return Thursday Rockets expect guard to return Thursday
- November 16, 2017

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni told the media that the star point guard is "ready to go" and expects him to rejoin the lineup on Thursday night. " We don't want to push it ", D'Antoni said, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle . (more...)
Jenna Elfman(!!!) Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Jenna Elfman(!!!) Joins Fear the Walking Dead Season 4
- November 16, 2017

Details about the actor's role are being kept under wraps, but the "Gifted" star wrote on Instagram that he has been "practicin' and practicin'" that "walkers don't stand a chance" against him. Gimple serving as executive producer. That also opened the door for the upcoming crossover with the flagship drama, as speculation swirls that Michael Cudlitz could reprise his role as Abraham. (more...)
Vans Warped Tour, a staple on St. Petersburg's waterfront, ending after 2018 Vans Warped Tour, a staple on St. Petersburg's waterfront, ending after 2018
- November 16, 2017

When you think about it, it's insane that the Warped Tour was still happening. In an open letter posted to the Vans Warped Tour website , producer Kevin Lyman said next year's run - its 24th - would be the last for the traveling music festival. (more...)
Did Kylie Jenner just reveal her baby's gender at pink-filled shower? Did Kylie Jenner just reveal her baby's gender at pink-filled shower?
- November 16, 2017

Just a day after Kim Kardashian hosted a lavish cherry blossom-themed baby shower on the weekend, a party was organised for Kylie Jenner's baby shower-even though she hasn't officially confirmed she's pregnant. Kardashian West also shared how daughter North, 4, was taking part in the shower, while decked out in a cute, pink and white patterned cheongsam - the traditional Chinese dress. (more...)
New Internet TV Service Has $16 Monthly Tab and No Sports New Internet TV Service Has $16 Monthly Tab and No Sports
- November 16, 2017

So while there's plenty of non-sports content on channels like ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, Philo doesn't offer any of those channels. "It's mainly to try to offer a much better value to the consumer", Philo CEO Andrew McCollum says of the decision to leave out networks that carry sports. (more...)
Star Wars: Tom Hardy's 'The Last Jedi' Cameo Scene Reportedly Revealed Star Wars: Tom Hardy's 'The Last Jedi' Cameo Scene Reportedly Revealed
- November 16, 2017

As with the other pictures in the the " Star Wars " franchise, much of the filming for "Episode VIII" took place on United Kingdom soundstages with a significant complement of British acting talent. With Simon Pegg's cameo in The Force Awakens , audiences were somewhat aware that the actor, who starred in Abrams' Star Trek films, would be playing some type of creature, having seen footage of the actor wearing an alien suit in behind-the-scenes footage. (more...)
Mark Hamill Surprises Fans on 'Star Tours' at Disneyland! Mark Hamill Surprises Fans on 'Star Tours' at Disneyland!
- November 16, 2017

As the employees eyebrows went up, he continued, "Oh, and the Force is strong with this one". He then stepped entirely into the ride and joked: "Wait a minute, there's no Star Wars fans here, right?" At that point, a jovial Mark appeared at the entrance and greeted the crowd by saying: "Hello everyone!" It's not the first time Mark has surprised his fans. (more...)
Natasha Henstridge claims Harvey Weinstein harassed her after producer Brett Ratner did Natasha Henstridge claims Harvey Weinstein harassed her after producer Brett Ratner did
- November 16, 2017

Henstridge says she finally was "allowed to leave" and afterward felt "horribly ashamed but also [recalls] feeling dirty, feeling gross, feeling all of those things but also realizing that I had nothing to do with it, I had no say in it". "When you're afraid of somebody, when you physically don't know what somebody is capable of, I'm sorry ... therefore, you submit and I submitted". She told the Los Angeles Times in that same story that Ratner masturbated in front of her inside his trailer ... (more...)
Drake threatens dude who was inappropriately touching women at a concert Drake threatens dude who was inappropriately touching women at a concert
- November 16, 2017

In the middle of an energetic performance of " Know Yourself ", Drake stopped the Australian crowd from continuing the hook of the song and called out a specific person in the audience. It sounds like the fan either pleaded his innocence or had something to say in response to Drake , so Drake reiterated himself for a second time in an even more threatening manner. (more...)
Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Shares Sold by Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ
- November 15, 2017

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Pitney Bowes by 9,828.4% during the 1st quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.44 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Pitney Bowes will post 1.38 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Nxp Semiconductors (NXPI) Stake Increased by Brookside Capital Management LLC Nxp Semiconductors (NXPI) Stake Increased by Brookside Capital Management LLC
- November 15, 2017

Facebook Inc now has $518.28B valuation. The stock increased 1.40% or $2.32 during the last trading session, reaching $168.06. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.57 earnings per share. NXPI's profit will be $557.03 million for 17.92 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After having $-0.12 EPS previously, DavidsTea Inc's analysts see 25.00% EPS growth. (more...)
Hands of Hope, CAM provide free Thanksgiving meal Hands of Hope, CAM provide free Thanksgiving meal
- November 15, 2017

Homebound Middleton residents may request a home-delivered meal by calling 978-578-4718. No take-out meals will be available, only dine-in and delivery. Carmel (near Our Lady of Mount Carmel), Youngstown, OH. Home deliveries and carry-out meals are available. - The Pembine Area Christians will have its annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. (more...)
Brokerages Set Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Target Price at $17.27 Brokerages Set Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Target Price at $17.27
- November 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500. Tenet Healthcare Corp . has a one year low of $19.70 and a one year high of $35.95. Saba Capital Management Lp bought 315,880 shares as the company's stock declined 9.34% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Mark Hamill surprises Star Wars fans at Disneyland Mark Hamill surprises Star Wars fans at Disneyland
- November 15, 2017

Add Star Wars as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Star Wars news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Hamill will be on tour in the coming weeks promoting the highly anticipated " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ", which hits theaters December 15. (more...)
Jurors begin 7th day of Menendez deliberations Jurors begin 7th day of Menendez deliberations
- November 15, 2017

Menendez and Melgen, friends for more than two decades, are accused of swapping lavish gifts for government intervention by the senator on the doctor's behalf. "But do not surrender your honest conviction as to the weight or effect of evidence exclusively because of the opinion of your fellow jurors, or for the mere objective of reaching a verdict". (more...)
'Difficult People' Canceled By Hulu After 3 Seasons
- November 15, 2017

All 28 produced episodes will remain streaming on the digital platform. Julie embarks on a season long quest for happiness, after she learns if she tries to up her anti-depressants anymore her blood will be a Slurpee, trying in the process everything from meditation to ayahuasca. (more...)
Amc Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC) Holdings Decreased by Canyon Capital Advisors LLC
- November 15, 2017

Seven Eight Capital LP acquired a new position in AMC Entertainment Holdings in the second quarter valued at approximately $125,000. Raymond James & Associates now owns 146,315 shares valued at $2,151,000. In the a year ago there have been a total of 27 insider trades, including 16 open market buys and 11 sells. The firm had revenue of $779.77 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $781.56 million. (more...)
Carrie Underwood Undergoes Surgery for Broken Wrist Carrie Underwood Undergoes Surgery for Broken Wrist
- November 15, 2017

In a tweet Underwood says that she's doing great and is grateful for the medical staff, family and friends who've been taking care of her. "I'm so thankful for the doctors, nurses, family & friends who've been taking such great care of me", Underwood tweeted to her nearly eight million followers. (more...)
Indonesia's Kevin Lilliana Crowned Winner of Miss International 2017 Indonesia's Kevin Lilliana Crowned Winner of Miss International 2017
- November 15, 2017

Miss Indonesia Kevin Lilliana is the announced victor of Miss International 2017 beauty pageant held at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She's based in United Kingdom. Contestants from Curacao , Venezuela , Slovakia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Honduras, Japan , Ecuador, Finland , Laos, Indonesia , Panama, Thailand, Australia , and South Africa reached the Top 15. (more...)
Jordan Peele Responds to Get Out's Golden Globes Comedy Label Jordan Peele Responds to Get Out's Golden Globes Comedy Label
- November 15, 2017

And while it may be classed as a horror by most, Get Out doesn't have the typical characteristics of a horror like graphic violence or a serial killer on the loose. Only one horror movie has won Best Picture to date - The Silence Of The Lambs, back in 1991, and even then, there's an argument to be made that it isn't actually a horror movie. (more...)
VEREIT, Inc. (VER), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)
- November 15, 2017

The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector with a market capitalization of 52.18 Million. The Stanley Capital Management Llc holds 82,206 shares with $2.92 million value, up from 69,006 last quarter. The Company has a Return on Assets of 22.40%. More notable recent T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) news were published by: "Zacks.com which released: "T-Mobile US (TMUS) Upgraded to Ba2 by Moody's, Outlook Stable" on November 15, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: "Heavy ... (more...)
Bond Street world's 3rd most expensive for retail tenants Bond Street world's 3rd most expensive for retail tenants
- November 15, 2017

With a price of $1,720 (£1,305) per square foot per year, New Bond Street is the third most expensive shopping hotspot in the world, after Upper 5th Avenue in NY and Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. The global ranking, compiled by the property company Cushman & Wakefield, found that rents along Bond Street skyrocketed by 37.5 per cent to $1720 (£1303) in the year to June. (more...)
Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th
- November 15, 2017

Under the agreement, Sprint's unlimited plan, priced at $60 a month for a single line, will cover Hulu's $7.99 a month basic subscription. According to the fine print, you're limited to "one Hulu Limited Commercials plan per eligible Sprint account", and it seems like you'll have to manually opt in for the offer when it starts on November 17th on Sprint's website . (more...)
Miranda Kerr is pregnant Miranda Kerr is pregnant
- November 15, 2017

Ahead of their nuptials, the model hinted she was abstaining from sex until they had tied the knot . Not until after we get married . Asked if that means she is planning another child, she replied: "Not yet". "I never want to leave him - but it's important to teach your child the value of working". The mum-of-one previously admitted that she didn't know who Evan was when they met for the first time, despite his success in the tech industry. (more...)
Charlotte Crowned New Women's Champion On Smackdown, Ric Flair Appears To Celebrate Charlotte Crowned New Women's Champion On Smackdown, Ric Flair Appears To Celebrate
- November 15, 2017

While Charlotte's win changed the women's champion vs. champion match, The Miz vs. Baron Corbin will go on as planned after Corbin retained his United States title against Sin Cara tonight. If Flair can lock in that Figure 8 then Bliss may very well be tapping just like Nattie did. Charlotte said in a speech after her win that her dad was watching from home , but he surprised her by walking out on stage in one of the most touching moments of the year. (more...)

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