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American authors makes history by winning Man Booker prize American authors makes history by winning Man Booker prize
- October 27, 2016

Amanda Foreman , a historian and biographer, announced Beatty as the victor in her capacity as chair of the Booker judges. Paul Beatty , Man Booker Prize victor, with Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, during the prize ceremony in London. (more...)
UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton's lead over Donald Trump narrows to 3.07 points
- October 25, 2016

Cuban pointed out that "it's not like it's a super-close race", claiming that if leaders of foreign democracies refused to accept the will of their voters, Americans would balk. Despite isolated allegations of voter fraud, controversy over the tight 2000 vote and rampant gerrymandering, U.S. elections have been regarded as free and fair. (more...)
Bob Dylan's Nobel silence 'impolite and arrogant'
- October 25, 2016

Dylan is the first musician in the 115-year history of the Nobel Prize to win the award for literature. It was a big deal! Nobel Prize laureate from Korea? Nobel's most notable career achievement was inventing dynamite along with producing armament. (more...)
1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73
- October 25, 2016

Vee, whose real name was Robert Velline , died from complications of Alzheimer's disease in a care facility in Minnesota, the state where he spent most of his life, his son Jeff Velline said. "It's not getting any better, I can tell you that", Vee said. In an interesting historical note, Bob Dylan briefly played piano in Vee's band early in his career and, according to the Star Tribune , always remembered the singer's kindness. (more...)
Trump denounces 'lies and smears' as more women come forward
- October 18, 2016

Days later, when Trump visited Los Angeles , Zervos said that he told her that he was staying at the Beverly Hills Hotel and asked her to dinner. Zervos said that Trump tried to kiss her again as she reiterated that she was not interested. While Mr Trump said the video was just talk and he had never behaved in this way, multiple women subsequently went public with allegations of sexual misconduct against the NY property magnate going back three decades. (more...)
Guardiola concerned about confidence ahead of Barca clash
- October 18, 2016

There are seven players in the final year of their contracts at the Etihad and Guardiola is trying to manage an evolution rather than revolution. "For the last decade, the last 50 years, Barcelona have dominated football matches", Guardiola said. (more...)
Report of Trump inappropriately touching women is 'character assassination': campaign
- October 18, 2016

Early Thursday morning, Trump's campaign released a letter from attorney Marc E. Kasowitz demanding a retraction from the Times . Lawyers representing Trump sent a letter to Dean Baquet, Executive Editor of The New York Times , on Wednesday, stating that the article in question was "reckless" and "defamatory" and that it "constitutes libel per se ". (more...)
Man gets 20 years for shooting at George Zimmerman's vehicle Man gets 20 years for shooting at George Zimmerman's vehicle
- October 18, 2016

On May 11, 2015, Apperson and Zimmerman were driving separate vehicles side-by-side on Lake Mary Boulevard in Sanford, Florida. The two were involved in a road-rage incident, although neither pressed charges at that time, so details of what happened remain unclear; Apperson alleged at the time that Zimmerman had threatened to kill him. (more...)
Mosul offensive a 'decisive moment' in anti-IS campaign
- October 18, 2016

It involves an estimated 25,000 troops from the army, the Kurdish peshmerga , Sunni tribal forces and Shiite militias. If successful, the liberation of Mosul would be the biggest blow yet to the Islamic State group. "If we do that, then this area will become a killing zone as we target them with our aircraft", said Brig. It said the operation was coordinated with Iraqi federal forces moving from the south and had received extensive airsupport from the US-led coalition battling IS in ... (more...)
Neymar to sign new five-year Barcelona deal
- October 18, 2016

Barcelona superstar Neymar is set to put pen-to-paper on a bumper new deal. He had been heavily linked with both Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain for some time. A Brazilian investment group which was entitled to 40 percent of the transfer claims it received a smaller compensation than it should have because part of the fee was concealed. (more...)
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize
- October 17, 2016

Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. "For 54 years, he's been at it, reinventing himself constantly, creating a new identity", said Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy. Besides Rushdie, who praised Dylan, 75, as a "brilliant inheritor of the bardic tradition", the novelist Joyce Carol Oates, who also has been mentioned as a contender for the prize, was equally supportive of him. (more...)
Coronation Street actor Jean Alexander dies aged 90 Coronation Street actor Jean Alexander dies aged 90
- October 16, 2016

In fact, it's claimed Jean, best known as the nation's favourite cleaner Hilda Ogden in the much-loved ITV soap, was much more fond of her cats than she was any man. Alexander also starred in hit British TV comedy Last of the Summer Wine. "She went plodding away, doing her best all the time, always aspiring to better things". (more...)
Bill Clinton was a predator, worst abuser of women Bill Clinton was a predator, worst abuser of women
- October 15, 2016

Democrat Hillary Clinton beat Republican Donald Trump in the second presidential debate between the two, according to a survey of Politico and Morning Consult released today , while new WikiLeaks revelations threat her career to the Oval Office. (more...)
I Rejected Baahubali: Sonam I Rejected Baahubali: Sonam
- October 15, 2016

The outspoken brat that she comes across as at times still does not take away from the fact that she is among the most wanted actresses in Bollywood at the moment. The girl who recommends Bhagwad Gita for the youth had troubles admitting Deepika Padukone as a better actor over Priyanka Chopra, when asked by Neha Dhupia! On the work front, Sonam Kapoor has signed Veere Di Wedding with Kareena Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar. (more...)
Ken Bone Called Pregnant Women 'Beautiful Human Submarines' on Porn Thread Ken Bone Called Pregnant Women 'Beautiful Human Submarines' on Porn Thread
- October 15, 2016

Bone included his Reddit username in a Twitter post announcing the session. About three months ago, that alias channeled his inner Donald Trump when he chimed in on hacked photos of a naked Jennifer Lawrence, the Daily Beast reported . (more...)
Condoleezza Rice To Donald Trump: Drop Out Condoleezza Rice To Donald Trump: Drop Out
- October 12, 2016

Pence also refused to appear on Trump's behalf at an event in Wisconsin, according to Patch report . Donald Trump should withdraw in favor of Governor Mike Pence. Nearly immediately after the report was posted, Trump cancelled what was to be his appearance with Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Sen. (more...)
Major League Baseball playoffs 2016: Three takeaways as Blue Jays sweep Rangers in ALDS
- October 12, 2016

It was a wild ending to a white-knuckle ride of a game with Texas, the top seed in the American League, fighting tooth and nail to extend its season one more day. That sort of mentality has helped this team come together to play some of their best baseball at the right time . Donaldson had two doubles among his three hits and is batting.538 through four postseason games , all wins for the Blue Jays, who had to beat Baltimore in a wild-card game to get to the ALDS. (more...)
Jim Carrey sued by mother of ex-girlfriend, report says Jim Carrey sued by mother of ex-girlfriend, report says
- October 12, 2016

Cathriona White's mom, Brigid Sweetman , has filed a lawsuit against the amusing man allegedly that her daughter overdosed upon learning that he had given her three sexually transmitted diseases. Jima and Cathriona reportedly continued to be back-and-froth until the Irish beauty overdosed on on September 24, 2015, at her LA home on Ambien, Propranolol and Percocet. (more...)
#NYCC16: Ominous Sneak Peek of The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere #NYCC16: Ominous Sneak Peek of The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere
- October 11, 2016

What he gets, however, is a chilling, nearly coy response from Negan , who asks him to repeat what he had just said . Simon hands the hatchet to Negan before he puts the hatchet into his belt and yanks Rick into the RV. He will start a new and terrifying chapter in "The Walking Dead " franchise. But at least it'll be an eventful season. If necessary, he said, he'd help them craft their own direction, but his ending is purely comic canon. (more...)
Blac Chyna's mum: 'Raise your baby without Rob Kardashian' Blac Chyna's mum: 'Raise your baby without Rob Kardashian'
- October 11, 2016

Kourtney wasn't phased by this news and continued munching on her enormous salad as Rob drove. The father-to-be continued, "I'm ready to move back in with her". Chyna swapped her usual glamorous heels for a more comfortable pair of on-trend slidders as she covered her tresses with a black beanie. The mum-to-be was seen sitting on a chair, wearing a white pant as she used her hands to cover her boobs while her friends carefully made a cast of her boobs and baby bump before ending the day in ... (more...)