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Buncrana Pier Tragedy: The inquest into the incident will begin today Buncrana Pier Tragedy: The inquest into the incident will begin today
- November 22, 2017

Francis Crawford said in his deposition that he and his wife Kay arrived at the pier at 7.08pm in his Toyota Corolla. "I shouted to the driver, "you need to get everybody out of the car". Mr Walsh, who has since been awarded a gold medal for bravery at sea, was able to swim back to shore with the baby . He added: "I could hear sirens, the nose of the auto dipped ... (more...)
'Padmavati' distorts history, will not release in MP: Chouhan 'Padmavati' distorts history, will not release in MP: Chouhan
- November 22, 2017

Protesters spearheaded by politically influential Karni Sena - a Hindu outfit of the Rajput clan to which the queen belonged, have accused the film's team of distorting history by showing a Hindu queen in love with a Muslim ruler. The story is about seeking God, added Kumar, Padmavati stands for perfection and the other characters represent good and evil. The film is in the eye of a storm following protests from conservative groups over alleged tampering of historical facts - a ... (more...)
Celebrities speak out in support of jailed sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown Celebrities speak out in support of jailed sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown
- November 22, 2017

However, despite the circumstances of the killing, she was sentenced to life in prison , with no parole for at least 51 years. "We started the conversation, this is a young girl who's at the tail end of three generations of violence against women", Dan Birman , who produced the documentary Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story, said . (more...)
'True Blood' star Rutina Wesley gets engaged to girlfriend 'True Blood' star Rutina Wesley gets engaged to girlfriend
- November 22, 2017

Over the course of the past month, Wesley has continually posted snaps of Shonda , who she described November 12 as the "sunshine of my life", seemingly addressing their relationship status. She is known for her roles as Tara on " True Blood " and as activist/journalist Nova Bordelon on " Queen Sugar ". In an IG post, Rutina wrote, "LIGHT of my LIFE.LIGHT of my LIFE.FIRE of my LOINS". (more...)
Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle summer 2018 Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle summer 2018
- November 22, 2017

There have been questions about whether the couple could marry in an Anglican church, because Meghan had previously been married to TV producer, Trevor Engelson . Meghan Markle has reportedly moved out of her apartment in Toronto after finishing filming Suits . "She's really excited about starting a new chapter with Harry", the second source told the magazine. (more...)
Dillon & Associates Lowered Cvs Health (CVS) Holding; Alere (ALR) Has 1.01 Sentiment
- November 22, 2017

Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) opened at 81.06 on Thursday. The stock increased 1.59% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $71.5. About 7.38M shares traded. 494,028 are held by Metropolitan Life Insurance New York. Osborne Ptnrs Mngmt has 120,143 shares. Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.37% or 21.93 million shares. (more...)
Game of Thrones Hacker Identified as an Iranian Man Game of Thrones Hacker Identified as an Iranian Man
- November 22, 2017

U.S. prosecutors say he stole scripts and plot summaries for then unaired episodes of the global smash hit " Game of Thrones " series, and unaired episodes for multiple other shows, including the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" comedy series. Nuclear software systems and Israeli infrastructure. The complaint mentions, "At certain times, MESRI was a member of an Iran-based hacking group called the Turk Black Hat Security team". (more...)
The Title and Cast of Fantastic Beasts Sequel Have Been Revealed The Title and Cast of Fantastic Beasts Sequel Have Been Revealed
- November 22, 2017

K. Rowling's Wizarding World, though there have conflicting reports on where the second Harry Potter prequel will be predominantly set. "We delve deeper into [J.K. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald hits theaters November 16th, 2018, making fans wait a little longer before deciding if Law is the right man to wield the Elder Wand. (more...)
Thomas Cook buoyed by airline turnaround and demand for Turkey trips Thomas Cook buoyed by airline turnaround and demand for Turkey trips
- November 22, 2017

Earnings at its United Kingdom division fell by 40% in the year to 30 September to £52m and the company's share price sank by as much as 13% in early trade. Average selling prices in the United Kingdom are 6% higher year-on-year for next summer, which Thomas Cook said was mainly down to "input price inflation". (more...)
Clash of Champions Main Event Pencilled In Clash of Champions Main Event Pencilled In
- November 22, 2017

The show kicked off with an explosive 16-man tag team match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship. So, I choose when I want my rematch. It was announced during Survivor Series that Jinder Mahal would get a shot at the WWE title on tonight's edition of Smackdown . (more...)
Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world's top-earning model
- November 22, 2017

This year, it was Kendall Jenner who topped Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid models. The 22-year-old model, Kendall has a massive following of 84 million on her Instagram profile that helped launch her own clothing line and win deals with the likes of Adidas and Estee Lauder, Forbes said. (more...)
Nick Carter Accused of Sexual Assault by Dream's Melissa Schuman Nick Carter Accused of Sexual Assault by Dream's Melissa Schuman
- November 22, 2017

Schuman said a few years later, Carter invited her to his Santa Monica apartment for a 'casual hangout, ' to which she also invited a friend. Later in the evening, he allegedly led her into an office room, played some of the music he was working on and the two began to make out. (more...)
Gayle King talks with Stephen Colbert about Charlie Rose firing Gayle King talks with Stephen Colbert about Charlie Rose firing
- November 22, 2017

Colbert commended King and CBS for how they handled the matter, explaining that King and fellow " CBS This Morning " anchor Nora O'Donnell had reported Rose's firing "objectively and fully" on their morning program earlier in the day. "PBS was shocked to learn today of these deeply disturbing allegations", the organization said in a statement. "I am greatly embarrassed". Charlie and I have worked together, been friends, but when you think about the anguish of those women - despite the ... (more...)
'This is Us' Reveals How Kate Suffered a Miscarriage 'This is Us' Reveals How Kate Suffered a Miscarriage
- November 22, 2017

Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. She holds her belly. Kate tells him that she wants to write everything out so she doesn't blank per usual. Their package is on the way. She wanders around Los Angeles and even stops at a Chinese buffet, but she doesn't have an appetite, so she heads home. He doesn't want Kate to have to see anything for the baby. (more...)
The Partridge Family star David Cassidy dead at 67 The Partridge Family star David Cassidy dead at 67
- November 22, 2017

Cassidy, 67, told People magazine earlier this year he was battling dementia . Through ups and downs, including well-documented struggles with alcohol and a series of DUI arrests in the 2000s, Cassidy maintained the kind of sunny demeanor that had endeared him to a generation of fans. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend expecting second child Chrissy Teigen, John Legend expecting second child
- November 22, 2017

Teigen, 31, shared the big news by posting a sweet video on Instagram of daughter Luna . In a so cute we could die clip, the tot plays on her model mommy's lap and touches her stomach. Back in October, Teigen discussed their plans for a second child via a frozen embryo transfer. Even after her experience with depression, Teigen hasn't been shy about saying she wanted more kids. (more...)
Citing 'missteps,' Disney Animation chief taking leave from Pixar Citing 'missteps,' Disney Animation chief taking leave from Pixar
- November 22, 2017

The boisterous, Hawaiian shirt-wearing personality behind some of the most beloved children's films of the past 30 years like " Toy Story " is the latest entertainment titan to be exposed for claims of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct in the workplace, including a reported "unwanted advance" toward actress and writer Rashida Jones, who had been working on the script for " Toy Story 4 ". (more...)
Jack Maynard quits one day in following homophobic and racist tweets Jack Maynard quits one day in following homophobic and racist tweets
- November 22, 2017

A report from the Mirror says that it is believed ITV took the decision to remove him from the new series of the show, which only began at the weekend, amidst rumours about his behaviour before he signed up to appear on it. Earlier this week, The Evening Standard reported the vlogger had used the n-word, referred to other users as 'f******' and repeatedly used offensive language. (more...)
Melissa Gilbert accuses Oliver Stone of sexual harassment Melissa Gilbert accuses Oliver Stone of sexual harassment
- November 21, 2017

Gilbert, at first, did not name Stone, saying she was "afraid to say his name, because I'm anxious about backlash". Gilbert said she refused and left the room in tears. Representatives for Stone didn't immediately respond to INSIDER's request for comment. Director Oliver Stone is facing another allegation of sexual misconduct. (more...)
'The Good Place' Renewed for Season 3! 'The Good Place' Renewed for Season 3!
- November 21, 2017

Thankfully, the network has done right by confirming The Good Place season 3 for 13 episodes, as first reported by THR . It's averaging a 2.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.2 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" averages from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)
Aust kids good at problem-solving as team Aust kids good at problem-solving as team
- November 21, 2017

MOE noted that the study design is a standardised way of measuring and comparing collaborative problem-solving skills, but real-life settings may be more complex. In the sample test given by Pisa, called Xander, students were told that their teacher had put them in a three-person team for a competition. These included jigsaw tasks where each group member is given different information or skills; consensus building tasks , where groups must come to a decision after considering everybody's ... (more...)
What Do Analysts Suggest For Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) What Do Analysts Suggest For Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)
- November 21, 2017

The company had Year Ago Sales of 8.03 Billion. Aperio Group LLC now owns 194,424 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $33,579,000 after purchasing an additional 18,663 shares during the period. About 1,305 shares traded. Independent Consultants reported 0.2% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). Lenox Wealth Mgmt stated it has 1,000 shares. BABA's overall volume in the last trading session was 25,921,572 shares. (more...)
Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' of 2017 holiday season Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' of 2017 holiday season
- November 21, 2017

A version of the popular "fidget spinner" topped the list of potentially risky toys. The Toy Association said in a statement issued by a spokeswoman that the U.S. Small Parts: Despite a ban on small parts in toys for children under the age of three, we found several toys that contain small parts, but do not have any warning label at all. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip platinum wedding anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip platinum wedding anniversary
- November 21, 2017

As she was snapped in the auto on route to the party with husband Prince William and bro-in-law Harry by her side, we could just about spot the historic necklace Kate was wearing. On Monday evening, Kate Middleton borrowed Queen Elizabeth's choker-style pearl necklace- and she looked absolutely regal. However, it was the Duchess of Cambridge's accessories that really caught the public's eye as Kate sped past crowds in a vehicle with Harry and William enroute to the special 70th ... (more...)
Bob Weinstein States He Bob Weinstein States He "Unknowingly" Paid Off Harvey's Accusers
- November 21, 2017

K2 employs a number of individuals who previously worked at the Manhattan district attorney's office, which ended up deciding not to charge Weinstein, and the firm passed unflattering allegations about Gutierrez on to prosecutors. "Regarding that payment, I only know what Harvey told me, and basically what he said was he was fooling around with two women and they were asking for money", Bob told the publication. (more...)
Why Serena Williams used a stand-in baby for new ad Why Serena Williams used a stand-in baby for new ad
- November 21, 2017

But the baby in the commercial isn't actually hers. Her poof gown featured a huge ball skirt and a strapless, sweetheart neckline. while Williams chose to keep her hair in a pulled back in an updo, the accessories were to a minimum, save a pair of diamond earrings and her massive ring on her left hand. (more...)
Emilia Clarke is 'annoyed' over 'GoT' nudity criticism Emilia Clarke is 'annoyed' over 'GoT' nudity criticism
- November 21, 2017

Emilia Clarke's Daenerys Targaryen has been showcased in her birthday suit a few times throughout the show's run. "People f**k for pleasure-it's a part of life". (It's amusing how the male actors on the show are rarely ask about their nudity.) At the end of the day, she's an actress doing her job-and if she's comfortable, that's all that matters. (more...)
It's never too early for Christmas decorations, say experts It's never too early for Christmas decorations, say experts
- November 21, 2017

For, those who harness their inner Buddy (think Christmas film classic, Elf) really are happier and more relaxed, according to the experts. The First Sunday of Advent in the Christian Church falls on the December 3 (ends on 24) this year and this is when the Norwegians and the Swedes, believe is the right time to get the festivities started. (more...)
Man Arrested in Berlin Over John Lennon's Stolen Diaries Man Arrested in Berlin Over John Lennon's Stolen Diaries
- November 21, 2017

Police said a 58-year-old man was arrested on Monday in Berlin on suspicion of fraud and the handling of stolen goods. The diary, which includes an entry from the day the Beatles star was murdered, is among 100 recovered items that had been stolen from Ono in NY in 2006. (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow secretly got engaged to producer Brad Falchuk Gwyneth Paltrow secretly got engaged to producer Brad Falchuk
- November 21, 2017

Falchuk, 46, was co-creator and executive producer of the former FOX show, and Paltrow had a reoccurring role as substitute teacher, Holly Holliday. The same source told the magazine that Paltrow and Falchuk-who met in 2014 on the set of Glee , on which Paltrow guest starred-have already taken engagement photos together and that Paltrow "is waiting to announce it on her website ". (more...)