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'Blade Runner 2049' Cancels Red Carpet at Premiere After Vegas Shooting 'Blade Runner 2049' Cancels Red Carpet at Premiere After Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

The shooting killed at least 59 people in Las Vegas and left several injured. The premiere taking place Tuesday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood will not include a red carpet, according to an article by Variety on Monday. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard ( Harrison Ford ), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. The spokesperson for the company added, "Our thoughts are with the victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas, their families and all of ... (more...)
Tom Petty On The Brink Of Death Tom Petty On The Brink Of Death
- October 03, 2017

On Monday, it was determined Petty had no brain activity and the life support was removed. They included I Won't Back Down and Free Fallin' . Petty was born in Gainesville, FL, on 20 October, 1950, into a rough childhood. The Heartbreakers have been touring to celebrate the band's 40th anniversary. The two were later part of the Traveling Wilbury's super-group along with former Beatle George Harrison , Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra. (more...)
Alexa Bliss vs. Mickie James set for WWE TLC Alexa Bliss vs. Mickie James set for WWE TLC
- October 03, 2017

The Shield's reunion is also rumored for the same event, but plans have not been confirmed. Jax was planted with a Tornado DDT off the turnbuckle and was about to be pinned by James. In storyline, Bliss brought Mickie James back to WWE earlier this year as La Luchadora. TLC will take place at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 22nd. (more...)
Aditya Narayan misbehaves, threatens IndiGo airline staff over baggage issue Aditya Narayan misbehaves, threatens IndiGo airline staff over baggage issue
- October 03, 2017

And that he he (Narayan) "can say anything that he wants". When the man protested saying that Narayan cannot use such language, the 30-year-old blasted him off and threatened the unidentified Indigo official claiming that even though the airline can stop him from boarding the flight, he will make sure that the official is dealt with. (more...)
Michelin Guide 2018: two and three-star restaurants in pictures Michelin Guide 2018: two and three-star restaurants in pictures
- October 03, 2017

There are only four other restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland with a trio of stars: Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck and Alain Roux's Waterside Inn in Bray, Berkshire, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester in Park Lane and Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in Chelsea. (more...)
Twitter reacts to The Gifted premiere, Zingo, and that Easter Egg
- October 03, 2017

The X-Men are gone. But not even Singer can fully mask some of the story issues present in The Gifted . Marvel drama seriesThe Gifted will launch in more than 183 countries on Fox following the show's US premiere October 2. But the series doesn't suffer from that lack of movie connectivity. Lorna Dane ( Emma Dumont ) plays an important role in the first episode of " The Gifted ". (more...)
Vikram's Son Dhruv To Make Debut In Tamil Remake Of 'Arjun Reddy' Vikram's Son Dhruv To Make Debut In Tamil Remake Of 'Arjun Reddy'
- October 03, 2017

Coming to Arjun Reddy , the film is written and directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. The film's story revolved around a brilliant, alcoholic medical surgeon with serious anger issues. In 2003, Vikram won the National Film Award for Best Actor for Bala's Pithamagan . So, let's hope the Junior Chiyaan won't play any tough competition for his father Vikram. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting leaves stars heartbroken, shocked, outraged: 'There are no words' Las Vegas shooting leaves stars heartbroken, shocked, outraged: 'There are no words'
- October 03, 2017

Hours after the shooting, Aldean posted on Instagram that he and his crew were safe and that the shooting was "beyond horrific". Aldean, who was onstage when the shooting started, wrote an anguished message on Instagram, while Owen, who'd performed before him, posted a series of tweets as the shooting took place, including one sending love to his baby daughter, Pearl. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan Responds To Kangana Ranaut With A 29-Page Complaint Hrithik Roshan Responds To Kangana Ranaut With A 29-Page Complaint
- October 03, 2017

The complaint alleges that Hrithik was constantly being stalked and hounded by Kangana who also sent him sexually explicit emails. Hrithik later filed a complaint with the cybercrime cell, claiming an imposter had been emailing Kangana from a bogus email ID, pretending to be him. (more...)
Prayer vigil held for Las Vegas shooting victims in downtown Greenville Prayer vigil held for Las Vegas shooting victims in downtown Greenville
- October 03, 2017

I do know those people. More than 50 people were killed and over 500 injured Sunday night in what's being called the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. "This is second Monday night in a row that we've had a vigil in Nashville the day after a horrific mass shooting". Jason Aldean was performing at the time of the incident. (more...)
Marilyn Manson Injured in Stage Accident, Postpones Tour Marilyn Manson Injured in Stage Accident, Postpones Tour
- October 02, 2017

From grainy footage captured by one fan, it appears that Manson was trying to climb the steel structure but it wasn't stable enough, and toppled over and crushed him. " Marilyn Manson is being forced to cancel several of his October dates on his forthcoming USA tour". The affected shows include gigs in Boston, Chicago, Toronto, and Houston, with Manson expected to resume the trek in Grand Prairie, Texas on October 15. (more...)
Good Morning Britain criticised over Mariah Carey interview on Las Vegas shooting Good Morning Britain criticised over Mariah Carey interview on Las Vegas shooting
- October 02, 2017

During an interview with Good Morning Britain , Mariah Carey was asked about the mass shooting in Vegas , which happened when a gunman opened fire from a hotel window into a crowd watching a country music concert. Some viewers have slammed the show for being "inappropriate" at the time of the tragedy, however. This type of thing happening anywhere is a huge tragedy. (more...)
Presidents Cup at a glance Presidents Cup at a glance
- October 02, 2017

The Indian went 1 UP with birdie-4 at No. 2 and 2 UP with birdie-3 at 5. "They're an overpowering team that played some phenomenal golf". At 47-years-old, he was older than most of the captains, but he performed admirably. "They're only going to get better", Day said. But as the tournament progressed, Price changed up his pairings far too much, displaying a lack of confidence in his original plan. (more...)
Jay Z supports Colin Kaepernick with jersey on 'SNL' Jay Z supports Colin Kaepernick with jersey on 'SNL'
- October 02, 2017

It capped off a week in which Jay-Z was rumored to have turned down the NFL's alleged offer to perform at next year's Super Bowl LI halftime show for reasons unconfirmed but far from unimaginable. In mid-September, Trump tweeted that any professional sports player who knelt during the national anthem should be fired , while former President Barack Obama has lauded Kaepernick's silent social activism . (more...)
Hugh Hefner Laid To Rest Next To Marilyn Monroe, Reports Says Hugh Hefner Laid To Rest Next To Marilyn Monroe, Reports Says
- October 02, 2017

Hefner was remembered by many earlier this week with stars like Pamela Anderson, Larry King, Shannon Tweed and more sharing tributes . "I'm a believer in things symbolic". And that cemetery also has other meanings and connections for me. Whilst it was widely-believed that a watertight prenup would prevent Hugh Hefner's wife from inheriting anything following his death last week, TMZ has revealed that Crystal Harris will actually take control of a house worth millions of dollars, ... (more...)
'Strictly Come Dancing': Chizzy Akudolu Leaves Competition First 'Strictly Come Dancing': Chizzy Akudolu Leaves Competition First
- October 02, 2017

But Chizzy Akudolu could not do enough to win over viewers as she was the first contestant to be eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday. But I don't have his address so if anyone could email me I would appreciate it! Akudolu thanked judges for their "constructive criticism" and called her dance partner a "dude". (more...)
Names of Bigg Boss 11 contestants revealed by KRK Names of Bigg Boss 11 contestants revealed by KRK
- October 02, 2017

Check the Bigg Boss 11 contestants name, and day 1 highlights here below. Are you ready for Bigg Boss 11 premiere night with your favourite Salman Khan? Apart from Shilpa, non-celebrity contestants like Haryana based dancer Sapna Chaudhry will be also locked in the Salman Khan's Bigg Boss house anyway. (more...)
President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday President Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday
- October 02, 2017

Hurricane Maria , the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century, destroyed the island's electricity infrastructure and left many without phone connections. "His thoughts were shared by OH governor John Kasich, who also said in an interview with CNN on Sunday, Trump's comments were ".not appropriate. But many remain desperate for necessities, most urgently water, long after the September 20 hurricane. (more...)
Nigerian president says determined to root out corruption Nigerian president says determined to root out corruption
- October 02, 2017

Spokesperson of the group, Mr Yinka Odumakin, charged President Buhari to build on his new move to engage what the group described as "strident calls". He added that the government is working to bring back the rest of the Chibok girls, as well as others in the captivity of Islamic sect Boko Haram. "Immediately after the brief reception at the NAF Base, President Buhari was airlifted with a NAF Agusta 109 Light Utility Helicopter to the venue of the celebrations in Maimalari Barracks", Mr. (more...)
McDonald's Is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce Just For One Day McDonald's Is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce Just For One Day
- October 02, 2017

Others are already making plans to be at McDonald's the moment they start serving lunch to ensure they get some of the sauce. The fast-food chain is temporarily bringing back Szechuan Sauce , the cult-classic 1998 Chicken McNugget dip whose mention by the Adult Swim series in April has sparked a massive online campaign for its revival. (more...)
Nationals vs. Cubs: Hamstring injury leaves Max Scherzer's status uncertain for NLDS Nationals vs. Cubs: Hamstring injury leaves Max Scherzer's status uncertain for NLDS
- October 02, 2017

Washington will struggle to replicate the ace's production if the latest ailment forces him back out of the rotation. "But we have a really, really good idea of what we've got here". "( Scherzer ) threw a pitch and I didn't know if he slipped on the dirt. "So I'm pretty upbeat and positive about going forward here". "Nothing major. (more...)
PM Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi, Will Address Nation: 10 Facts PM Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi, Will Address Nation: 10 Facts
- October 02, 2017

Every year, the nation pays homage to Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , who was fondly called Bapu, on his birth anniversary on October 2, which is also known as Gandhi Jayanti. PM Modi will unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi shortly. Born in the small village of Porbandar, Gujarat, Gandhi Ji took his earlier political training in South Africa. (more...)
Brexit tensions threaten to overshadow Tory conference Brexit tensions threaten to overshadow Tory conference
- October 02, 2017

In an interview with The Observer , Communities Secretary Sajid Javid declined to reply when asked if May should lead the Tories into the next election campaign , adding to the growing sense "that cabinet discipline is breaking down and support for the Prime Minister is draining away". (more...)
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are first-time parents Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are first-time parents
- October 02, 2017

Co-star Whitney Port welcomed son Sonny in July and Lauren Conrad gave birth in July. Congratulations are in order as Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are parents. "I thought Spencer really used to want a boy, and then a few months ago we had a conversation where he said, 'Let's just make sure it's healthy. Boy or girl, I don't care, '" the star recalled. (more...)
'Saturday Night Live' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response 'Saturday Night Live' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response
- October 02, 2017

So on Saturday night, SNL's season premiere opened with Alec Baldwin reprising his role as President Trump-and they went straight after his response to Puerto Rico . The government reported at least 16 people have died because of the disaster. He also noted that he and the first lady will be traveling to Puerto Rico and possibly the U.S. (more...)
Police seize ballot boxes at Catalan polling stations Police seize ballot boxes at Catalan polling stations
- October 02, 2017

Police burst into the polling station in a town in Girona province minutes before Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was due to vote there. Catalan police remain caught between a rock with Spanish court docket orders to prevent this public vote and a hard place of Catalan nationalist needs for this to go forward. (more...)
Barack Obama 'quizzes Prince Harry on girlfriend Meghan' at Invictus Games! Barack Obama 'quizzes Prince Harry on girlfriend Meghan' at Invictus Games!
- October 02, 2017

The national team of Ukraine won four gold medals in the swimming discipline at the Invictus Games . The couple looked to be having a wonderful evening as they danced to Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams , who performed at the event. With her attention more on the food than the game, Harry eventually notices and teases her by taking the bag of popcorn away before relenting. Springsteen sang Adams' 1983 hit "Cuts Like a Knife" and his own "Badlands" with Adams and Adams' band, after ... (more...)
Lady Gaga tells fans she's getting stronger every day Lady Gaga tells fans she's getting stronger every day
- October 02, 2017

The 31-year-old singer took to Twitter on Saturday to announce she was making a $1 million donation to help relief efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, José, Maria and the Mexico City quake. And the 30-year-old singer discussed her condition with a surprising dose of candor in new Netflix documentary Five Foot Two ; one scene shows her being jabbed with needles by doctors, and another shows her attached to an IV drip. (more...)
San Juan mayor responds to Donald Trump's Twitter attack San Juan mayor responds to Donald Trump's Twitter attack
- October 02, 2017

After more than a week of desperation, many were still unable to access essentials including food and water. The Trump administration lost touch with reality. territory who he said had not been able to "get their workers to help". Rubio said the military should have taken over relief efforts. He's trying to make the case that his administration has been doing an "incredible job". (more...)
Trump attacks 'poor leadership' after San Juan mayor begs for help Trump attacks 'poor leadership' after San Juan mayor begs for help
- October 02, 2017

This is after accusing the San Juan mayor of poor leadership and being unable to get workers to help the US territory recover. During this season's trio of monster hurricanes - Harvey, Irma, Maria - Trump and his administration have drifted into the perilous territory of premature self-congratulation in the face of unfolding catastrophe, seemingly unmindful of the "Brownie moment" that scarred George W. (more...)