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Life&Culture Miss Universe Falls to Second-Lowest Numbers Ever in the Ratings
Author: 0 Miss Universe Falls to Second-Lowest Numbers Ever in the Ratings

While a majority of South Africans were showering Nel-Peters with praises and congratulating her after her win, some, including highly opinionated South African poet Ntsiki Mazwai, think Miss Jamaica should have won. Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett said men and women should come together to make sure no form of abuse, including sexual harassment, is tolerated. The crowning of Nel-Peters evoked mixed reactions across the world and from different countries that had their own top contenders in the ...

Life&Culture Tom Baker Returns To 'Doctor Who' To Complete Lost 'Shada' Episode
Author: 0 Tom Baker Returns To 'Doctor Who' To Complete Lost 'Shada' Episode

Shada was meant to be a celebratory episode to conclude the 17th series of Doctor Who , and was written by Douglas Adams , most famous for penning book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . Together, they will defeat the alien, Skagra, who has an evil plan of trying to steal intergalactic secrets to the prison planet of Shada . He told the BBC, "That's why I can't stay away from it, it was a lovely time of my life".

Life&Culture TIME Magazine Refutes Donald Trump's 'Person of the Year' Claim
Author: 0 TIME Magazine Refutes Donald Trump's 'Person of the Year' Claim

Bbc just called to say I was PROBABLY going to be named sports personality of the year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. Actor David Schneider joined in: "Hollywood just called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named the next James Bond but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot".

Life&Culture United States launches prosecution of GoT hack suspect
Author: 0 United States launches prosecution of GoT hack suspect

Mesri , after assessing whether there was a realistic chance of luring him outside of Iran to make an arrest. The man, Behzad Mesri , is charged with orchestrating the high-profile hack of the U.S. " HBO is hacked! Beware of Heart Attacks!". A spokesman with the US Attorney's Office said that Mesri had not been arrested, but declined to comment on the suspect's whereabouts.

Life&Culture Is Jude Law set to star in 'Captain Marvel' alongside Brie Larson?
Author: 0 Is Jude Law set to star in 'Captain Marvel' alongside Brie Larson?

There are now no specific details on his role, but Variety , which first reported the news , says Law will play a mentor to the new superhero. While he held the name Captain Marvel , Carol became Ms. At this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Feige announced that the superhero film will be set in the '90s, before the Avengers ever thought of assembling, and Samuel L.

Life&Culture 2nd Woman Accuses Franken of Inappropriate Touching
Author: 0 2nd Woman Accuses Franken of Inappropriate Touching

SNL Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost took on Franken and the photo he tweeted in which he apparently gropes Tweeden as she slept on a plane on the November 18 episode. Over the weekend, Franken's staff said he has no plans to resign . The woman was at the fair with her husband and father, who was operating a small booth for a local radio station, which his business was sponsoring.

Life&Culture Selena Gomez goes blonde at AMAs, accused of lip syncing comeback performance
Author: 0 Selena Gomez goes blonde at AMAs, accused of lip syncing comeback performance

Check out our picks for the best dressed at this year's AMAs . In 2014, Gomez made headlines with an emotional performance of " The Heart Wants What It Wants ", shortly after her split from Justin Bieber . "I wanted the red carpet look to be a counterpoint to her performance look", Young says, "so we went with a tough, sexy Coach look and Roberto Coin jewelry".

Life&Culture Chiefs struggle finding explanation for letdown loss vs. Giants
Author: 0 Chiefs struggle finding explanation for letdown loss vs. Giants

Reid's play-calling and quarterback Alex Smith's execution weren't up to the task as the Chiefs failed to get into the end zone. That's when cornerback Janoris Jenkins intercepted Smith, who came into Sunday with the best passer rating in the league having thrown just one interception.

Life&Culture Miss India Crowned Miss World 2017
Author: 0 Miss India Crowned Miss World 2017

The family members said she is a good poet, painter and Kuchipudi dancer. India's Manushi Chillar has finally brought India the much-required global glory that was achieved by Aishwarya Rai way back in 1994 and Priyanka Chopra in 2000. In an interview during the rehearsals for Miss India pageant, she had said: "The only thing I believe is certain in life is uncertainty and this is what is fantastic about the pageant".

Life&Culture More than 70 Connecticut Foster Kids Adopted by New Families
Author: 0 More than 70 Connecticut Foster Kids Adopted by New Families

Probate Court Judge Miriam Cavanaugh along with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Brian Zahra will join Livingston County families as they celebrate the Thanksgiving season by welcoming new members to their families. They may not be related by blood but the bond is no less intense. Israel Archibald, 11, and his brother Aristotle Archibald, 9, were formally adopted Friday by a Newark family they lived with as foster children for five years.

Life&Culture Trump tells Clinton to run again for President 'in three years'
Author: 0 Trump tells Clinton to run again for President 'in three years'

The Republican president was likely responding to a Mother Jones interview published Friday in which Clinton questioned last year's election results, amid evidence that Russian Federation tried to influence the race outcome. "Propaganda works. Advertising works". The thought process is a continuation of the " weaponized false information " narrative that Clinton blames for her loss to President Donald Trump - along with the Russians and voter suppression.

Life&Culture 'Baby Fed' no more: Dimitrov wins ATP Finals
Author: 0 'Baby Fed' no more: Dimitrov wins ATP Finals

He will end the year as world number three - behind only Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer - but crucially Dimitrov believes he is now "locked-in" for an assault on grand slams. Both players struggled to hold serve at the start of the contest in front of a feisty packed house and the error count was high from both men. He opened the second set with fight; holding another impressive service game before breaking Federer and then holding his second service game to love.

Life&Culture Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85
Author: 0 Country music singer Mel Tillis dies at 85

It wasn't until 1971 that he had his own first No. 1 hit as a recording artist, with " I Ain't Never ", which he followed later in the decade with the chart-toppers " Good Woman Blues ", " Heart Healer ", " I Believe In You ", and " Coca-Cola Cowboy ".

Life&Culture President Trump to honor NCAA teams Friday; Gamecocks say no to invite
Author: 0 President Trump to honor NCAA teams Friday; Gamecocks say no to invite

It's customary for the president to host title-winning NCAA teams. Appearing as the team ended practice for the day, Staley bluntly said why she and the team wasn't at the White House appearing alongside other NCAA Championship teams. "I don't know what else has to happen". Staley's stance changed over the coming months when Trump invited championship teams from other sports to the White House but did not bestow that same honor on SC.

Life&Culture George Clooney returning to TV for Catch-22 mini-series
Author: 0 George Clooney returning to TV for Catch-22 mini-series

George Clooney will return to TV for the limited series " Catch 22 ", Deadline reported today. Catch-22, considered one of the most influential books of the 20th century, follows the exploits of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. But George Clooney will soon be back on the small screen. On the big-screen, Clooney's work includes an Oscar win for his supporting turn in Syriana and as part of the cast of best picture victor Argo .

Life&Culture Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 to fix iPhone X screen issues
Author: 0 Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 to fix iPhone X screen issues

The company knew and understood that this issue needed to be fixed sooner rather than later. It's worth mentioning that iOS 11 .1.2 includes just two bug fixes, both aimed at the iPhone X , and no new features. Spotify for iPhone X is out now on the App Store. Currently, Apple is in the process of testing iOS 11 .2 in beta, which is expected to support Apple Pay Cash and SiriKit for the HomePod with limited third-party developer support respectively.

Life&Culture JUSTICE LEAGUE's Delayed Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed
Author: 0 JUSTICE LEAGUE's Delayed Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed

Though it should also be pointed out that anyone seeing the movie Thursday night has likely already bought their tickets, so they wouldn't be put off by a poor Rotten Tomatoes score. So, in summation, critics reviews are useful, but more likely to help a great, tiny movie to get attention, rather than stop a bad (or, in this case, mediocre) blockbuster making bank.

Life&Culture 'Rediscovered' da Vinci painting sells for $450M
Author: 0 'Rediscovered' da Vinci painting sells for $450M

The oligarch has accused Yves Bouvier of conning him out of hundreds of million dollars by overcharging him on a string of deals, including on the Da Vinci, and pocketing the difference. Loic Gouzer, the chairman of Christie's postwar and contemporary art department, said the work of art attracted crowds of people while on exhibition in Hong Kong, San Francisco, London and NY in the weeks leading up to Wednesday's auction.

Life&Culture Kim Kardashian's not happy about her surrogate's birth plan
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian's not happy about her surrogate's birth plan

In early September, in a trailer for the current series of " Keeping Up With the Kardashians ", Kim revealed that she and Kanye were expecting their third baby. But luckily, she has a amusing gameplan to get the point across. Kim admitted, "We don't have a name". For a Kardashian/Jenner, however, it's a whole different ball game; the world's on lower-abdominal watch 24/7, and people fight tooth and nail to find even a vague hint that you're carrying the next in line to the Klan.

Life&Culture Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on the sexual assault allegations against Al Franken
Author: 0 Read Elizabeth Warren's statement on the sexual assault allegations against Al Franken

Tweeden says Franken wrote a special part for her in his script, in which the two were meant to kiss. Her account includes a photo of Franken posing for the camera as he reaches for Tweeden's breasts while she appears to be asleep. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken was accused of forcefully kissing a radio host. " I felt disgusted and violated ". For Democrats , there's not much to lose in attacking Franken; even if this scandal continues to unfold, and more victims come forward, forcing ...

Life&Culture Amazon is set to bring Lord of the Rings to TV
Author: 0 Amazon is set to bring Lord of the Rings to TV

Gandalf, Bilbo Baggins and the rest of Middle Earth are making the switch to the small screen after Amazon announced it has committed to a multi-series adaptation inspired by JRR Tolkien's classic fantasy novels . So maybe this Lord of the Rings reboot could be just the start of Amazon's bid to outdo the likes of Netflix - as well as keep worlds like Middle Earth still alive.

Life&Culture Eve To Replace Aisha Tyler's Slot On Daytime Show The Talk
Author: 0 Eve To Replace Aisha Tyler's Slot On Daytime Show The Talk

Eve previously served as a guest co-host the week of October 30 and posted photos from the stint on Instagram, saying it was a fun week. Unlike its counterpart, " The View " which sees hosts change regularly, the panel has remained relatively similar for years with hosts Julie Chen , Sara Gilbert , Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood .

Life&Culture Carrie Underwood Suffers Bad Fall At Nashville Home
Author: 0 Carrie Underwood Suffers Bad Fall At Nashville Home

Underwood's fall came just days after she co-hosted the Country Music Awards and performed a touching tribute to those in the country music community who died this year. Her husband Mike Fisher wasn't home when she fell but was able to get back to Nashville to be with Underwood at the hospital. She even chose to sit it out for the recent Country Rising concert held in Nashville to give herself all the rest she needs.

Life&Culture Taylor Swift slays the first live performances of the Reputation era
Author: 0 Taylor Swift slays the first live performances of the Reputation era

Her follow-up to 2014's "1989", " reputation " is a collection of revenge tracks in which Swift pulls receipts on everyone from Kanye West to Tom Hiddleston, proving she will stop at nothing to get her musical revenge. "About seven times! Tears and a phone call to mom!" Opening day sales data has arrived for Taylor Swift's " reputation ", and it is unsurprisingly massive.

Life&Culture Star Wars universe to expand with new trilogy of films
Author: 0 Star Wars universe to expand with new trilogy of films

The new trilogy outside the ongoing Skywalker saga is to be overseen by Rian Johnson , the director of the franchise's upcoming film The Last Jedi , Disney said on Thursday. "Rian will do awesome things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy", Kathleen Kennedy , president of Lucasfilm , said in a statement. There is also now no release date for the new trilogy's first entry.

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