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Liam Neeson announces retirement from action films Liam Neeson announces retirement from action films
- September 12, 2017

According to the actor, he wants to work on more "serious" projects, and also says that he thinks he's getting too old to believably headline such fare. Liam Neeson has a particular set of skills-and he might be done using them . However, things began to turn in a different direction in 2005, when Neeson played antagonist Ra's al Ghul in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins , which presumably led to Hollywood evaluating the then 53-year-old actor in a different light. (more...)
Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) Position Reduced by Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership
- September 12, 2017

The rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research to "Underperform" on Friday, April 28. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 23rd. They set a "buy" rating and a $114.00 target price on the stock. Quantbot Technologies LP invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH). Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT). 6,917 were reported by Kingfisher Cap Limited Liability Corp. (more...)
Kristen Bell sings 'Frozen' tunes at Florida Irma shelter Kristen Bell sings 'Frozen' tunes at Florida Irma shelter
- September 12, 2017

The Frozen star made headlines after she sang for people riding out the storm in Florida last weekend and performed for a large group of seniors who were shuttled to her hotel, where she was staying while in Orlando shooting a movie. "This is my side piece here in Orlando, Jimmy", the actress joked. 'I'm swamped under, but with handsome women, ' replied the smooth-talking ladies man. (more...)
Texas AG Files Suit Against 3 Texas Business for Price Gouging Texas AG Files Suit Against 3 Texas Business for Price Gouging
- September 12, 2017

The Consumer Protection Division has received 3,321 Hurricane Harvey price gouging complaints. Attorney General Ken Paxton filed lawsuits Tuesday against Robstown Enterprises, Bains Brothers and Encinal Fuel Stop for allegedly engaging in unlawful price gouging as evacuees were seeking shelter, fuel and other essential items under the threat of Harvey. (more...)
You'll Never Believe Who Demi Lovato's New Breakup Song Is About You'll Never Believe Who Demi Lovato's New Breakup Song Is About
- September 12, 2017

Lovato, who received the Spirit of Sobriety award at the event, continued: "You just have to take it one day at a time, some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but my mental health as well". (more...)
Stranger Things, Westworld win big at Creative Arts Emmy Awards Stranger Things, Westworld win big at Creative Arts Emmy Awards
- September 12, 2017

The show won three of its categories - Best Comedy Casting, Best Cinematography (Single-Camera, Half-Hour), and Best Production Design (Narrative, Half-Hour) - so it wasn't the biggest victor of the weekend. Among the big winners was Netflix's Stranger Things , which took home five awards including those for outstanding casting for a drama , its main title as well as sound and picture editing. (more...)
Lil Uzi Vert Impresses Marilyn Manson: 'His Attitude Reminded Me of Me…' Lil Uzi Vert Impresses Marilyn Manson: 'His Attitude Reminded Me of Me…'
- September 12, 2017

Elsewhere in that interview, Manson says he's interested in helping rapper Lil Uzi Vert break into the rock world, but not with "some rock/rap type of thing". "That one song, "Love on the Brain", it really hit me because I saw her perform it and she just... meant it". They see it as being honest and real, and I think that's a part of rap culture, as it was a part of punk rock and real rock or whatever you wanna call anything. (more...)
Jean Claude Van Damme's Youngest Son Arrested After Threatening Roommate With Knife! Jean Claude Van Damme's Youngest Son Arrested After Threatening Roommate With Knife!
- September 12, 2017

They found a trail of blood leading to his flat and after speaking to both him and a room mate, discovered Nicholas had injuries to his hand. Approximately twenty minutes after the officers left, Van Varenberg's roommate ran downstairs from the apartment and claimed that he he had escaped the apartment after Van Varenberg had held him at knifepoint. (more...)
Bella Hadid Saves Sister Gigi from a Serious Runway Mishap Bella Hadid Saves Sister Gigi from a Serious Runway Mishap
- September 12, 2017

Gigi looked flawless on the ramp in a bohemian, chic ensemble, carrying on like a professional while tiptoeing on her right foot to keep her balance. According to Glamour , one of Hadid's heels wasn't properly secured after she went through a head-to-toe quick change, causing the shoe to fall off her just as she came out from backstage. (more...)
IT Just Smashed Every Horror/September Movie Record There Is IT Just Smashed Every Horror/September Movie Record There Is
- September 12, 2017

Not only does It have an impressive 86% on Rotten Tomatoes , which is a solid score for a horror movie, but the movie is on track to land the largest opening weekend at the box office for any horror movie. The romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Michael Sheen debuts at the domestic chart on No. 2 with an estimated $9 million. Warner has been working on "It" since 2009, during which time the project survived multiple rewrites and a shutdown in production in 2015 just ... (more...)
Did Nadirshah pay Rs 25000 to Pulsar Suni on behalf of Dileep? Did Nadirshah pay Rs 25000 to Pulsar Suni on behalf of Dileep?
- September 12, 2017

This happened prior to the incident of the assault of the actress. Civil police officer Anish with the Kalamassery AR Camp was earlier arrested and released on bail on Saturday. The revelation comes even as Dileep, now lodged In the Aluva sub-jail, is slated to approach the High Court once again seeking a bail. He added that he took the money as Dileep asked him to do so. (more...)
Mahesh Babu Spyder Second Biggest Release in USA after Baahubali 2 Mahesh Babu Spyder Second Biggest Release in USA after Baahubali 2
- September 12, 2017

The most awaited film of Prince Mahesh Babu is going to be the second biggest film which is going to be released on the maximum number of screen in overseas after Bahubali 2. The advance booking for the film starts on the same day. Mahesh Babu's previous movies like Brahmotsavam, Srimanthudu and Aagadu were released in the range of 200-400 screens. (more...)
Downsizing trailer shows Alexander Payne's small world Downsizing trailer shows Alexander Payne's small world
- September 12, 2017

And honestly, the whole concept seems great. As a diminutive Dave Johnson ( Jason Sudeikis ) tells his buddy Paul Safranek (Damon), " Downsizing takes the pressure right off. Written and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne , the movie has been slowly garnering interest with several promos rolling out ahead of the upcoming official trailer for the movie, including a short teaser late last month. (more...)
Sir Peter Hall dead: Royal Shakespeare Company founder dies aged 86 Sir Peter Hall dead: Royal Shakespeare Company founder dies aged 86
- September 12, 2017

Hall, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2011, was also an internationally renowned opera director and worked at numerous world's leading houses including The Royal Opera, the Metropolitan Opera and Bayreuth. Without him, the Royal Shakespeare Company would not have come into existence. "Not to single out any particular production, but of course the great Wars of the Roses, which established the RSC for what it was, as a company that would look at plays in their political significance, ... (more...)
'The Disaster Artist' Trailer: James Franco Unlocks 'The Room' 'The Disaster Artist' Trailer: James Franco Unlocks 'The Room'
- September 12, 2017

The impressive ensemble includes Seth Rogen , Alison Brie , Zoey Deutch , Zac Efron , Dave Franco , Bryan Cranston , Kristen Bell , Eliza Coupe , Josh Hutcherson , Sharon Stone , Adam Scott , Jason Mantzoukas , Kate Upton , Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Ari Graynor , with an appearance by Judd Apatow . (more...)
Murdoch bid for Sky referred to regulator Murdoch bid for Sky referred to regulator
- September 12, 2017

The British government toughened its stance on Rupert Murdoch's $15 billion (£11.32 billion) takeover of Sky (SKYB.L), sending shares in the pay-TV group down sharply on fears it would take longer, and be more hard, to complete. It sets up a potentially awkward encounter between Ms Bradley and James Murdoch, who is chief executive of Fox and chairman of Sky, at the Royal Television Society Convention in Cambridge on Thursday, where they are both scheduled to speak. (more...)
Check Out AIB feat. Kangana Ranaut Check Out AIB feat. Kangana Ranaut
- September 12, 2017

Another tweet read, "I have nothing against anyone and I would like to keep away from the mess". Whereas Kangana , in her interview on " Aap Ki Adalat " had said that Aditya followed and threatened her to the extent that she had to seek help from friends, and as every effort failed, she had to approach the police. (more...)
Pelicans sign defensive specialist Tony Allen to 1-year deal, report says Pelicans sign defensive specialist Tony Allen to 1-year deal, report says
- September 12, 2017

However, none of those teams were in position to offer Allen the veteran minimum contract. Allen is one of the league's best defensive players. Allen , 35, will provide depth on the wing, which is particularly important with Solomon Hill out for an extended period due to a hamstring injury. (more...)
Richard Branson Necker Island Devastated by Irma Richard Branson Necker Island Devastated by Irma
- September 12, 2017

The U.K. has dispatched a naval ship, Mounts Bay, and nearly 500 troops including medics and engineers to the islands. Richard Branson's private Caribbean island was virtually decimated by Hurricane Irma . "Sending love from everyone here to everyone supporting from afar, it is hugely appreciated". Thank you for your continuing support, it means the world to us'. (more...)
Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as 313000 Rohingyas flee Myanmar Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as 313000 Rohingyas flee Myanmar
- September 12, 2017

The House also urged the government to consider sending dispatching of relief and financial support to Rohingyas. Bhashan Char, located in the estuary of the Meghna river, is a one-hour boat ride from Sandwip, the nearest inhabited island, and two hours from Hatiya, one of Bangladesh's largest islands. (more...)
Woman Gives Birth Alone During Hurricane Irma Woman Gives Birth Alone During Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

But one woman's story delivering her own baby in the middle of Hurricane Irma shows that as a mom, you are stronger - and braver - than you might think. Crews were able to respond to only four calls overnight. Dispatch told her how to tie it off. The deputy chief of the fire department of Miami Eloy Garcia explained that they were unable to answer the distress call in time. (more...)
Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Suffered Torn ACL Jaguars WR Allen Robinson Suffered Torn ACL
- September 12, 2017

Media reports indicated that the Jaguars feared that Robinson tore his ACL , which would knock the receiver out for the rest of the season. Marqise Lee finally showed some promise in 2016, due in no small part to staying healthy. Lee has 115 receptions for 1,464 yards and five touchdowns in three National Football League seasons and has started 16 games in three seasons. Lee and Hurns were met with skepticism coming into the season. (more...)
Blac Chyna Celebrates Dream Kardashian's 10-Month Birthday Without Rob Kardashian Blac Chyna Celebrates Dream Kardashian's 10-Month Birthday Without Rob Kardashian
- September 12, 2017

While at what seemed like a birthday party for another celebrity kid, baby Dream got her face painted and enjoyed some time dancing with her mama - but daddy Rob was nowhere in sight. Rob very much resents Chyna. "And that's all I, I can really ask for", she said on "Nightline". At the time, the model and businesswoman accused her ex of punching her, tearing the hinges off a door, showing her a gun and threatening to kill himself with pills. (more...)
Same-sex couples on Strictly Come Dancing: 'It will happen next year' Same-sex couples on Strictly Come Dancing: 'It will happen next year'
- September 12, 2017

It comes after contestant Susan Calman told the BBC she was offended by criticism aimed at her over her decision to join the dancing competition despite the fact it doesn't allow same-sex dance partners. "It's awesome - seeing Argentine Tango between two men is powerful and explosive and the same can happen between two women". "You just have to decide which one will be dancing backwards", He said. (more...)
North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions
- September 12, 2017

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea in a watered-down resolution without an oil import ban or global asset freeze on the government and leader Kim Jong Un that the Trump administration wanted. (more...)
Hurricane-force winds expected across Tampa Bay; warnings in effect Hurricane-force winds expected across Tampa Bay; warnings in effect
- September 12, 2017

Cheetahs, horses and sloths have been evacuated ahead of the storm, and some of the animals were taken to a Key West Jail. An 8-10 foot storm surge is possible starting late Sunday into Monday for southwest Florida. Expected to be even more risky than the powerful winds are the storm surges that threaten Florida's coastal cities. A weakened but still unsafe Irma pushed inland today as it hammered Florida with winds and floodwaters that created hazards even for rescuers trying to ... (more...)
Dennis Rodman Wants to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Donald Trump, North Korea Dennis Rodman Wants to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Donald Trump, North Korea
- September 12, 2017

Dennis Rodman's friendly relationship with Kim Jong Un is well documented, and the former National Basketball Association star says he wants to use it to help quash the growing tensions between US president Donald Trump and the North Korean leader. (more...)
Joseph Duggar and Kendra Caldwell Are Married! Joseph Duggar and Kendra Caldwell Are Married!
- September 12, 2017

The blushing bride wore a Renee Miller jeweled top with princess skirt and the groom wore a navy suit with a blush tie. Her father, Pastor Caldwell, led the ceremony and married Joseph and Kendra. He was only courting for a few months when he made a decision to pop the question. Several of the Duggar sisters have married throughout the years however, with Jill and Jessa's wedding to Derrick Dillard and Ben Seewald in 2014 being shown on " 19 Kids and Counting " before the show was canceled ... (more...)
Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto Full Fight Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto Full Fight
- September 12, 2017

Golovkin, and look forward to the response from our customers". "And if they both come to fight, we're going to see an explosive and dramatic fight". The modern T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be the venue that will house this fight this weekend. (more...)
What Happens If Hurricane Irma Impacts Florida's Nuclear Power Plants? What Happens If Hurricane Irma Impacts Florida's Nuclear Power Plants?
- September 12, 2017

That could take days or weeks. Both are elevated to 20 feet (6 meters) above sea level and are equipped with multiple backup generators to keep the reactors cool in the event of a power outage. The utility has about 3,400 employees working on restoring the outages. During Category 5 Hurricane Andrew in 1992, the eye of that storm passed directly over the Turkey Point plant, Gould said. (more...)

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