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Georgia Official Calls for Criminal Investigation into R. Kelly, Cites New Evidence Georgia Official Calls for Criminal Investigation into R. Kelly, Cites New Evidence
- August 12, 2017

Of course Kelly and attorneys representing him have vehemently denied the allegations. Last month, Buzzfeed broke an explosive story alleging that R. A Georgia official announced his intention to press for an official investigation into troubling allegations against R. Kelly on Friday. The 50-year-old R&B star is facing accusations from two sets of parents, who claim he has brainwashed their daughters and other women, and records his sexual encounters with them. (more...)
Salma Hayek Cooks While Babysitting for Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Salma Hayek Cooks While Babysitting for Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
- August 12, 2017

The Deadpool star can be seen clapping in the background, although it could just be to keep Ines amused, rather than to commend Hayek's impressive talent at juggling three things all at once. "You should never cook and carry a baby". Wondering why Salma is holding Ryan and Blake's 10-month-old daughter Ines while whipping up something tasty in their home? Her 6-year-old daughter Willow was perched on the counter next to the stove, and fans were quick to chime in with their opinions ... (more...)
Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui Says You Can't Use Her Bisexuality Against Her Fifth Harmony's Lauren Jauregui Says You Can't Use Her Bisexuality Against Her
- August 11, 2017

The video for the track is directed by David Camarena and the action that unfolds appears to take place in the dreams of a man. Ally Brooke , Normani Kordei , Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui perform the track together and in solo segments, while sporting some seriously hot outfits. (more...)
Robert Kirkman Leaves AMC For Amazon Robert Kirkman Leaves AMC For Amazon
- August 11, 2017

Based on Kirkman's comic book series of the same name, The Walking Dead is TV's No. 1 scripted drama among the key advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic and a billion-dollar franchise. This also sounds reasonable because The Walking Dead is in alignment with those qualifications. The company now has a number of different film projects in development including properties for their two-year first look deal with Universal. (more...)
Hamilton Releases Exclusive Show-Based iPhone and Android App Hamilton Releases Exclusive Show-Based iPhone and Android App
- August 11, 2017

Tickets for the Los Angeles production are now available, and the New York City lottery opens August 22. The universe that is Hamilton is now available for your smart phone. "Get ready for what's next!" Miranda promised more content to come in a video posted to his Twitter account this morning. " Hamilton " begins previews Friday at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, and you have a chance to snap up coveted tickets for a ridiculously low price! Even if you are not into Broadway shows ... (more...)
Love Island finalist Olivia Attwood denies split from Chris Hughes Love Island finalist Olivia Attwood denies split from Chris Hughes
- August 11, 2017

Alongside it, she hinted that she doesn't "give a s**t" when she wrote: "Be like Tom". The announcement was made on Love Island's official Twitter account on Tuesday (8 August), which revealed the lads had been "busy grafting away". After Olivia was pictured with her ex boyfriend this weekend, she hailed Chris "a hero" for "putting up" with her. "She's been a princess to me ever since we landed back in the United Kingdom, and I don't blame people for judging as it's the world we live ... (more...)
Newborn Baby Found in Bushes At Harris County Apartment Complex Newborn Baby Found in Bushes At Harris County Apartment Complex
- August 11, 2017

Investigators tracked down a woman who is believed to be the mother of the baby girl. Peterson told KTRK it wasn't hard for authorities to find her because she was bleeding and had left a trail of bloody footprints on the ground. Bloody footprints left by the mother could be seen on the sidewalk. "Had this neighbor not been here, we'd be looking at a homicide", Harris County deputy Thomas Gilliland told the news station. (more...)
Always On Duty! Chrissy Teigen and Intermix Celebrate Their ALC Capsule Collection Always On Duty! Chrissy Teigen and Intermix Celebrate Their ALC Capsule Collection
- August 11, 2017

Teigen posted a video that has since gone viral on her Instagram page of their adorable 1-year-old finally watching her Sesame Street shout-out for the first time. Teigen, who should get the title of "World's Best Mom", decided that yesterday would be the ideal day to share the video with little Luna . "My heart! I could cry", she wrote. (more...)
The Beckhams Visit the Modern Family Set, and the Photo Is Priceless The Beckhams Visit the Modern Family Set, and the Photo Is Priceless
- August 11, 2017

The Beckham family were on the set of hit United States sitcom Modern Family when the fashion designer took the opportunity to mock the former footballer. The entire Beckham family are now holidaying in Los Angeles and it looks rather enviable. David Beckham shared that he has been trying to get to grips with a Lego Disney castle, writing: "Page 1 of the Disney castle, 4000 pieces 490 pages of instructions". (more...)
Canadian military builds camp to house refugees fleeing Trump Canadian military builds camp to house refugees fleeing Trump
- August 11, 2017

The announcement comes as federal, provincial and municipal authorities struggle to handle a surge in people crossing from NY state to Quebec at unofficial crossings to take advantage of a legal loophole that allows them to claim asylum in Canada. (more...)
Guardiola unmoved by Manchester City favourite tag Guardiola unmoved by Manchester City favourite tag
- August 11, 2017

By having the most successful summer of any Premier League team, adding to their already talented squad, filling up holes left in the squad, and dominating preseason, City should not only be the favorite to win the League, but also a serious contender for the Champions League. (more...)
American Horror Story actress teases big plot point American Horror Story actress teases big plot point
- August 11, 2017

But, it turns out that Cult won't be as politically-charged as we originally thought. "American Horror Story " Co-Creator Ryan Murphy said the seventh season of the FX horror anthology will be shot in MI, and will take place during the 2016 elections. (more...)
Kim Kardashian West responds to mommy shaming Kim Kardashian West responds to mommy shaming
- August 11, 2017

And Kim wasn't having it. Fans rushed to attack Kanye West's wife over her parenting techniques, and many questioned why he wasn't facing backwards, with regulations stating children should be placed in rear-facing seats until the age of two - unless they reach the maximum height and weight for the seat. (more...)
Antonio Conte could leave Chelsea if transfer worries continue - Chris Sutton Antonio Conte could leave Chelsea if transfer worries continue - Chris Sutton
- August 11, 2017

Now Lampard has given his views on the move completed by his former Chelsea team-mate, as he spoke exclusively to Yahoo Sport. Jose Mourinho led Chelsea to the title that season, and he repeated the trick in 2014-15 with only 17 players who had started a Premier League match before the first ball had been kicked. (more...)
Britney Spears feared fan had gun during stage invasion Britney Spears feared fan had gun during stage invasion
- August 11, 2017

Jason Blackhurst from Melbourne, Australia shared footage of the incident with 9news.com.au and said, "When they moved him off the stage everybody started chanting 'Britney , Britney '". According to TMZ , Webb was acting in a "disorderly manner" during the show and stormed the stage after being asked to leave. Webb was arrested and take to the Clark County Detention Center. (more...)
Tim Minchin slams Australia's marriage equality vote with an amazing parody Tim Minchin slams Australia's marriage equality vote with an amazing parody
- August 11, 2017

If you're anxious about religious freedom and freedom of speech, vote no, and if you don't like political correctness, vote no because voting no will help to stop political correctness in its tracks", he said . "We will argue that the government is overstepping its rights by organizing the operation without the approval of Parliament", declares the leader of this group, Jonathon Hunyor. (more...)
A weekday Weekend Update A weekday Weekend Update
- August 11, 2017

During the regular season, " Weekend Update " gets a handicap precisely because it is buried in the middle of a 90-minute live sketch show with just one week to throw everything together. I'd have preferred David Ortiz listing favorite foods, but that's just me. Leslie Jones also joined the broadcast to show off her "Michelle Obama arms." NBC says the show will also feature guest appearances by other members of the cast. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street
- August 11, 2017

Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 84 points, or 0.4 percent, to 22,000. The CBOE Volatility Index, a barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, rose to a near three-month high of 15.49. European equity markets continued to lose ground on Thursday which provided further net support to gold, especially with bond yields tending to drift lower. (more...)
GE Shipping Q1 net plunges 58% to Rs103 crore
- August 11, 2017

MD and CEO of Allahabad Bank, Usha Ananthasubramaniam said that operating profit of the bank increased 21 per cent to Rs 1170 crore as compared to Rs 967.44 crore during the previous similar quarter. The total earnings in the same quarter of 2016-17 was at Rs 69,414.82 crore. Revenues from aluminium business were up by 9 per cent at Rs 5,008 crore, while EBITDA was in line with a year ago at Rs 875 crore. (more...)
Chris Pratt, Anna Faris Split Triggered by Family, More Kids and Hollywood Chris Pratt, Anna Faris Split Triggered by Family, More Kids and Hollywood
- August 11, 2017

I don't know what happened there, [Chris] is still living in the house. "I disagree with him on nearly everything, but I have intense respect for his critical thinking skills and the fact that we were raised differently", she added. There's a lot of best friend factor there. "They're very close", she added. When Kristen Bell was asked about how she herself would handle such a hard situation, she said that there is a lot of truth in the statement that Chris Pratt and Anna Faris shared ... (more...)
'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Movie Review: Socially Relevant Entertainer 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Movie Review: Socially Relevant Entertainer
- August 11, 2017

Numerous production companies took part such as Friday Filmworks , Grazing Goat Pictures, Plan C Studios, KriArj Entertainment and Abundantia Entertainment. There was a time when Akshay Kumar was going through a lean patch with some of his movies turning out to be huge box-office disasters. It is expected to collect around Rs 15 crore on the opening day, and rake in profits from the second day itself. (more...)
Paris urges US, North Korea to 'act responsibly'
- August 11, 2017

And he was working on those nuclear weapons before Donald Trump was president. President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials. In the memorandum , Trump directed the secretary of defense to initiate a new review. Another included a video clip of Trump vowing to respond to North Korean threats with " fire and fury ". (more...)
Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions
- August 11, 2017

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, who often has emphasised the devastating costs of any conflict with North Korea , seemed to back up Trump's tone. Mr Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea on Thursday, saying it should be "very, very nervous" if it even thinks about attacking the United States or its allies, after Pyongyang said it was making plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near the US Pacific territory of Guam. (more...)
#EndorseThis: Colbert Calmly Predicts, "We're All Gonna Die"
- August 11, 2017

I think he just threatened to be their president", Colbert cringed. President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. Sen. (R-Ariz.) took exception to President Trump's remarks Tuesday that further provocation by North Korea will be met "with fire and fury like the world has never seen". (more...)
Netflix Renews GLOW For Season Two Netflix Renews GLOW For Season Two
- August 11, 2017

Netflix didn't mention anything about when GLOW Season 2 will premiere, but we're hoping we get it right around the start of the summer in 2018. After today's announcement, however, fans can put all worries to rest. No date has been announced yet, but Netflix has confirmed the show will run for a ten episode season. GLOW is created by Liz Flahive ( Homeland , Nurse Jackie ) and Carly Mensch ( Nurse Jackie , Orange Is The New Black , Weeds ). (more...)
'Mr Smith' hackers demand $6m in 'Game of Thrones' ransom 'Mr Smith' hackers demand $6m in 'Game of Thrones' ransom
- August 11, 2017

HBO said it is continuing to investigate and is working with police and cybersecurity experts. The statement continued: "While it has been reported that a number of emails have been made public, the review to date has not given us a reason to believe that our e-mail system as a whole has been compromised". (more...)
Deadpool's Tim Miller Will Direct the Neuromancer Movie Deadpool's Tim Miller Will Direct the Neuromancer Movie
- August 11, 2017

This is the second project that Miller has set at Fox; Mark Bomback is writing Influx , an adaptation of the Daniel Suarez novel that is expected to launch a film trilogy. Fronted by two of 2017's big hits, Ghost in the Shell and Blade Runner 2049, cyberpunk is officially back on the big screen . It would also allow it to be more resonant for the dangers we face today, and build on the work of other properties that have been inspired by it, including The Matrix . (more...)
Florida Delegation Reacts as Tensions Escalate with North Korea
- August 11, 2017

Rubio said the nation is moving toward a big decision whether to live with a North Korea with the capability of striking the US with a nuclear weapon. "What the president is doing is sending a strong message to North Korea in language Kim Jong-un would understand". U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., sent a more measured statement to Action News Jax . (more...)
Taylor Swift testifies former DJ groped her under her skirt Taylor Swift testifies former DJ groped her under her skirt
- August 11, 2017

A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor Swift insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony Thursday that a Denver disc jockey grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert. Wednesday's court proceedings were delayed by a closed evidentiary hearing that lasted almost two hours. Mueller told his own lawyer, Gabe McFarland, he purposefully closed his hand during the photo opportunity with Taylor, "so as to not poke" her. (more...)
Glen Campbell More Than Glen Campbell More Than "Rhinestone Cowboy", Indiana Connections
- August 11, 2017

Campbell's abilities didn't end with his voice. In his youth, he discovered his talent as a guitarist and was obsessed with Django Reinhardt , a jazz guitarist. R.I.P. Glenn Campbell , one of the greats and much-loved by millions! "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was soon followed with "Galveston", " Gentle on My Mind " and " Wichita Lineman ". (more...)