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Sampha wins the 2017 Mercury Prize Sampha wins the 2017 Mercury Prize
- September 15, 2017

The victor of the best British album of the year was announced Thursday night during a ceremony featuring performances from Sampha as well as a number of other nominees. The moment when Idris Elba announced Sampha as the victor, to enormous applause, can be seen below. The presenter Lauren Laverne described the process of choosing the victor as the "longest deliberation from our judges ever". (more...)
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Shares Bought by GHP Investment Advisors Inc
- September 15, 2017

It is down 9.76% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. The average 1-year price target for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Needham has "Strong Buy" rating and $150 target. Vetr downgraded shares of Church & Dwight Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $46.83 price target on the stock.in a report on Monday, January 23rd. (more...)
RIP Frank Vincent: 10 Things to Remember About the 'Sopranos,' 'Goodfellas' Actor RIP Frank Vincent: 10 Things to Remember About the 'Sopranos,' 'Goodfellas' Actor
- September 15, 2017

Frank Vincent , one of Hollywood's greatest treasures, passed away last Wednesday at a New Jersey hospital. He was age 80. With his strong chin, manicured hair and steely glare, Vincent could bring an air of menace to nearly any atmosphere - an ability that he later played off of in cameos in rap music videos and ads for light beer. (more...)
Direxion Daily European Financials Bear 1X Shares (EUFS) Moves on Volume
- September 15, 2017

The principle of trading using this indicator is easy. In addition, when the SAR changes its direction and crosses the price levels, not only the current position should be closed, but it is suggested that the opposite one should be opened at the same price levels. (more...)
Depth explanation about power restoration in Columbus Depth explanation about power restoration in Columbus
- September 15, 2017

Driving around Macon Tuesday, it was clear their work is cut out for them. Crews have cleaned up the debris from trees and power lines which had fallen on the roads. Inside the company's command center in downtown Atlanta on Tuesday, staff worked to ensure the right resources were in the right places, but Hawkins said this won't be a quick process . (more...)
Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener
- September 14, 2017

Hashim Amla (72) and Thisara Perera (47) batted with aggression to help the visitors reach a 175-run target in 19.5 overs to set up an intriguing final match on Friday. Cricket lovers can watch all three matches of Independence Cup series on PTV Sports. In a devastating spell, which saw him smash five maximums, he hit a match-winning six off Rumman Raees. (more...)
Moonves says CBS better positioned for OTT future than Disney, ESPN
- September 14, 2017

Moonves said the over-the-top sports outlet would rely on advertising support initially, but suggested the company could also seek to package it in its "CBS All Access" subscription-video service. He said CBS did not anticipate any issue with securing rights from various sports leagues for the new project. "The better Nielsen gets, the better we get", he said of the audience-measurement giant. (more...)
Sex Robot 'Samantha' Appears on British Morning TV Show Sex Robot 'Samantha' Appears on British Morning TV Show
- September 14, 2017

Repeatedly touching the doll's knee and arm throughout, Arran defended the existence of the doll claiming that it was there to "help people" rather than "replace women". "Is that not a bit unusual?" Arran said: 'I think the world is changing'. Arran's wife told viewers she was completely fine with Samantha. Samantha is part of love making with my wife. (more...)
Ashley Graham Calls Out Rihanna's Puma Show Casting Ashley Graham Calls Out Rihanna's Puma Show Casting
- September 14, 2017

Graham continued talking on the topic, saying, 'I think there's some designers who might want to have curves on the runway, but haven't figured it out maybe? " Philipp Plein would be really cool". And though the fall 2017 shows saw a record 27 plus-size model appearances in NY alone - up from 16 the previous season and a mere six the one before - Graham says there's still lots of progress to be made. (more...)
United States initial jobless claims drop unexpectedly
- September 14, 2017

Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the US, fell by 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000 in the week ended September 9, the Labor Department reported Thursday. With much of Houston underwater and the Gulf Coast oil and gas industry severely disrupted, analysts say Harvey will cause economic activity to drop sharply in the region before spiking as rebuilding gets underway. (more...)
Clemson's visit to Louisville tops ACC's Week 3 schedule Clemson's visit to Louisville tops ACC's Week 3 schedule
- September 14, 2017

He will be facing one of, if not the best defenses in the nation. Series record: Clemson leads 3-0. It was one of many impressive performances by Jackson, who walked away with the Heisman trophy. Jackson became the second player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to record consecutive games of 300 yards passing and 100 yards rushing. "Lamar is fantastic", Louisville offensive tackle Geron Christian said. (more...)
Man charged with sexual assault after March attack
- September 14, 2017

He was released from custody pending a court date and fled the country. Police said the woman knew the man as an acquaintance. Police here allege he then fled the country until he was arrested August 23 by U.S. American authorities turned the man over to Winnipeg police at the Emerson border crossing on Wednesday. On Thursday, police said Huu Minh Huynh, 52, had been charged with sexual assault. (more...)
Johnnie Walker releases Blade Runner whisky Johnnie Walker releases Blade Runner whisky
- September 14, 2017

Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" "It was also a once-in-a-lifetime experience to help create the limited-edition Director's Cut blend, which perfectly captures the complex mysterious world of Blade Runner 2049 ". 49% ABV both for added intensity and as a nod to the futuristic period in which Blade Runner 2049 is set. What he is referring to in the bottle is a futuristic design inspired by the Johnnie Walker Black Label iconic prop from the original Blade Runner film. (more...)
Terminator 6 confirms director Terminator 6 confirms director
- September 14, 2017

Ahead of that screening, Cameron and Miller will be having a conversation about the upcoming film, a conversation which hopefully will give us some more news about what to expect from this new Terminator . Miller was originally slated to direct the Deadpool sequel before leaving to make the untitled Terminator project his second movie. It's the combination of his Deadpool success and his experience in visual effects that stand him in good stead here, though. (more...)
First trailer for Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World revealed First trailer for Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World revealed
- September 14, 2017

Written by David Scarpa, goes behind the scenes of the kidnapping of 16-year-old J. Paul Getty III. As the drama unfolds to the Zombies' " Time of the Season " - gagging, shooting, wheeling, dealing and bean-counting included - Williams' Gail Harris gets the call that her son has been taken from an Italian piazza and she's expected to tap her wealthy ex-father-in-law for the $17-million ransom. (more...)
Radiohead and Hans Zimmer collaborate on original music for Blue Planet ll Radiohead and Hans Zimmer collaborate on original music for Blue Planet ll
- September 14, 2017

The Oscar-winning composer will work with the band to reimagine the song Bloom from their 2011 album The King of Limbs for David's new documentary about life in the oceans. Hans, who has scored the main series alongside Jacob Shea and Dave Fleming, added: "Working with Thom, Jonny (Greenwood - Radiohead's guitarist) and the boys has been a wonderful diversion and it's given me an interesting peek into their musical world". (more...)
Nationally, majority favors keeping Confederate monuments, poll finds Nationally, majority favors keeping Confederate monuments, poll finds
- September 14, 2017

A new poll finds relatively little support for white supremacists and similar groups, but there is support for certain racially-charged ideas such groups often hold. Almost 60 percent of poll participants deemed political correctness a threat to free speech; less than a third of that figure disagreed with the notion. (more...)
Active shooter alert sent out by Hennepin Technical College was false alarm
- September 14, 2017

The college emailed the campus community about the evacuation, but a text alert about the incident had to be corrected. In an afternoon statement , Minnesota State said staff at the Brooklyn Park campus found the package at about 11:16 p.m. (more...)
He's back. JJ Abrams to direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' He's back. JJ Abrams to direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
- September 14, 2017

J.J. Abrams, despite the criticisms against him, has already proven himself in the Star Wars franchise, guiding its return from (what many people thought was) its cinematic death to the tune of over $2 billion at the box office. "So no, I'm not really thinking about that right now". Since I've done the show 'Felicity, ' I've gone from project to project. Whatever the controversy of Abram's The Force Awakens , overall the movie was well respected and became one of the highest grossing films ... (more...)
WWE 2K18's MyCareer Mode Introduces a Free-Roaming Backstage WWE 2K18's MyCareer Mode Introduces a Free-Roaming Backstage
- September 14, 2017

This year's entry places an emphasis on narrative and storytelling- to that effect, there will be two paths given to players to choose in the career, Company Man and Fan Favorite . This is due to 2K feeling like players had to make choices they didn't want to make to get a higher score past year. This means as a player, you'll be able to pick the point you want to make while on the mic. (more...)
Lacrosse Footwear Inc's (NYSE:BOOT) Sentiment is 2.22
- September 14, 2017

It has outperformed by 6.87% the S&P500. Boot Barn Holdings (NYSE:BOOT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The fund owned 341,122 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 171,147 shares during the quarter. (more...)
Stan Lee says Leonardo DiCaprio wants to play him in a biopic Stan Lee says Leonardo DiCaprio wants to play him in a biopic
- September 14, 2017

Marvel has been working on ways to bring back some of its popular characters home. They're working on it, and they're still making X-Men movies and stuff. Unlike the popular "X-Men" franchise, the " Fantastic Four " films haven't been as popular at the box office. While the film rights to most of Marvel's biggest characters are now in the hands of Marvel Studios, allowing the characters to appear in the MCU, there are a few exceptions. (more...)
Fergie, Josh Duhamel divorcing after 8 years of marriage Fergie, Josh Duhamel divorcing after 8 years of marriage
- September 14, 2017

The "Big Girls Don't Cry" singer, 42, and her " Transformers " actor husband, 44, released a joint statement to the Daily News Thursday explaining that they made a decision to part ways earlier this year, but opted to keep the news private to help their family "adjust". (more...)
E-commerce giant Alibaba partners with New York Fashion Week E-commerce giant Alibaba partners with New York Fashion Week
- September 14, 2017

The deal will introduce NY labels to a giant new Chinese audience, while also increasing the already-strong presence of Chinese talent at the internationally watched NY shows. The designers" fashion shows will be featured on Tmall's second-annual "See Now Buy Now' fashion show, which Alibaba says "serves as a curtain raiser" for its annual Singles Day shopping festival . (more...)
Robotech recruits writer from Wonder Woman
- September 14, 2017

Fuchs "will be working with Muschetti to create the new " Robotech' from scratch", according to the news outlet". Fuchs co-wrote Wonder Woman with Batman V Superman director Zack Snyder, and Allan Heinberg, who has a ton of experience writing for TV and comic books. (more...)
Nicki Minaj & Nas Fuel Relationship Rumours After Partying At His Birthday Together Nicki Minaj & Nas Fuel Relationship Rumours After Partying At His Birthday Together
- September 14, 2017

Earlier this year, rumors began to circulate that Queens natives Nas and Nicki had something going on. And from the clip, Nas is seen holding Nicki closely to his side, both of them dancing to the birthday song blaring from the speaker as a waiter arrived with his cake. (more...)
Jennings woman scores $2 million Powerball win Jennings woman scores $2 million Powerball win
- September 14, 2017

Players may select their own numbers using a Powerball playslip, or they may opt for computer-selected quick picks. Powerball winners have six months to claim their prize. Tickets cost $2 each. Mega Millions draws on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. 15 with an estimated jackpot of $86 million and cash option of $54 million. (more...)
Construction worker dies after getting hit in neck with saw in Troy
- September 14, 2017

It happened in the 600 block of Sylvanwood, near Rochester Road and East Long Lake Road, at 7:40 p.m., Troy police Sgt. Meghan Lehman said. Police say the saw kicked back up and cut his throat. He was pronounced dead on the scene. No other injuries were reported. Officials have not released the construction worker's name. Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBSDetroit.com for the latest. (more...)
Confederate monument in downtown Roanoke vandalized Confederate monument in downtown Roanoke vandalized
- September 14, 2017

Heyer is the young woman who was killed in Charlottesville in August when a vehicle plowed through a crowd that was counter-protesting a rally being held by white nationalists who object to the city's removal of a Lee monument. But they will be checking to see if any cameras captured footage that could help the investigation. At this time, police believe the vandalism happened between 7 p.m. (more...)
You Can't Unsee James Corden as the Murderous It Clown You Can't Unsee James Corden as the Murderous It Clown
- September 14, 2017

After an office worker calls for help, he gets some unexpected assistance. Bill Skarsgard of Netflix's Hemlock Grove portrays the clown in the It movie, directed by Andy Muschietti. A frustrated employee calls for the IT Department , only to get a scary surprise. "Everyone knows you don't pop up a murderous clown's balloon!" That's when Freddy Krueger pops up, who explains he went to night school for a degree in computer scienes and can fix the computer. (more...)