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Playboy founder dead, to be buried next to Marilyn Monroe Playboy founder dead, to be buried next to Marilyn Monroe
- September 30, 2017

She was there to promote her "Kamasutra 3D", which is yet to release. In 2002, Hefner reportedly purchased the Bunny House, a smaller mansion across the street from the original Playboy Mansion. I couldn't be more thankful for our friendship and our time together. In early 1960s, the tycoon began an American variety/talk television show Playboy's Penthouse. (more...)
Pick your England team to face Slovenia in World Cup Qualifier Pick your England team to face Slovenia in World Cup Qualifier
- September 29, 2017

Gareth Southgate's side need just two points from their final two Group F fixtures to book their spot at next summer's showpiece in Russian Federation, with Slovenia coming to Wembley on Thursday before England travel to Lithuania on Sunday. (more...)
Colbert audience boos Trump for very obvious reasons Colbert audience boos Trump for very obvious reasons
- September 29, 2017

Colbert said before telling the studio audience that " Donald Trump is president" which elicited a cacophony of boos. " Colin Kaepernick started kneeling back when Obama was in office". Exec producer Bodow vouched for Noah's ability to do just that, saying that as far back as autumn 2015, Noah was "swearing up and down that Donald Trump was going to win the election" - an opinion that had the producer second-guessing the show's decision to hire Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement. (more...)
Amazon Music gets Alexa support in US, UK, Germany and Austria Amazon Music gets Alexa support in US, UK, Germany and Austria
- September 28, 2017

Echo Show is one of a range of Amazon's voice-controlled digital assistants that shows information and YouTube videos on its screen. Amazon's official statement says that there is no technical reason why it should not be available and that Google pulled out its service without explanation and without notifying their consumers. (more...)
Republicans to unveil broad tax cuts, put off decisions Republicans to unveil broad tax cuts, put off decisions
- September 28, 2017

And not a moment too soon: both Trump and House Republican leaders plan to unveil what they call a "framework for tax reform" on Wednesday. Hammered out over months of high-level talks among Trump aides and top Republicans in Congress, the plan would lower corporate income tax rates , cut taxes for "pass-through" businesses and reduce the top income tax rate for individual Americans, according to a framework seen by Reuters. (more...)
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving
- September 28, 2017

Salman says women won't need permission legally from a male guardian to get a driver's license and won't need a guardian in the vehicle with them to drive. The newspaper's editor-in-chief, Faisal J. Abbas, wrote in a front-page editorial that "much can be said in criticism of the illogical ban and the extremely long time it took to reverse it". (more...)
Saudi woman named to senior government post for first time Saudi woman named to senior government post for first time
- September 28, 2017

The longstanding policy had been a global symbol of the oppression of women in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia . Finally, after years of campaigning and protesting, women in Saudi Arabia have been granted permission to drive. (more...)
Hope every year should be like 2017, says 'Newton's Rajkummar Rao Hope every year should be like 2017, says 'Newton's Rajkummar Rao
- September 25, 2017

The film was chosen unanimously on Friday by a jury appointed by the Film Federation of India, the industry body that makes the pick for the Oscars each year. Rajkummar Rao's Newton has been winning hearts and has managed to impress the audience and the critics alike. The rest of the story depicts how Newton deals with security and administration to conduct election despite the constant threat from the Maoist group in the area. (more...)
Westside synagogues observe Rosh Hashanah Westside synagogues observe Rosh Hashanah
- September 22, 2017

As with the Sabbath, Orthodox Jews are not allowed to use electricity or work during Rosh Hashanah , which helps with the reflection element, although the rules are slightly more lax when it comes to carrying. The first full day of Rosh Hashanah is this Thursday. Those 10 days end with Yom Kippur , literally meaning the day of repentance and the holiest Jewish holiday. (more...)
Kevin Hart's Wife Reacts to His Apology Following Extortion Scandal Kevin Hart's Wife Reacts to His Apology Following Extortion Scandal
- September 21, 2017

Sabbag said she "was involved with" Hart about a month ago. The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actor is not in the best of spirits after falling victim to a multi-million dollar extortion attempt over a video that allegedly shows him in a "sexually provocative situation". (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. Allegedly Ends His Secret Service Protection Donald Trump Jr. Allegedly Ends His Secret Service Protection
- September 20, 2017

Furthermore, the Secret Service agency actually holds no power regarding the people that fall under its protection. The Secret Service does not decide who it will protect. Photo Donald Trump Jr .at Trump Tower in Manhattan last month. The president had previously approved Mrs. Conway's protection in the early days of his presidency after she received several threats against her safety. (more...)
Stephen Colbert mocks Trump at the Emmys by bringing out Sean Spicer
- September 19, 2017

The audience was amazed to see Spicer make his entry, complete with a mockup podium similar to his old one, and the one SNL used for Melissa McCarthy's incredibly hilarious Spicer impersonation. Stephen Colbert shaded President Donald Trump-again and again. "If you seem to have a clear bias I think people stop listening and resist the show". (more...)
Blade Runner Anime Short Arriving From Cowboy Bebop Director Blade Runner Anime Short Arriving From Cowboy Bebop Director
- September 17, 2017

Today, the iTunes Trailers Twitter page dropped the second one of these short films, 2048: Nowhere to Run , directed by Sir Ridley's son, Luke Scott , on their feed, and it's significantly more palatable. The cyclical nature of Blade Runner and the cyberpunk genre in anime is fascinating. That puts the action of the film between the original Blade Runner , which takes place in 2019, and the upcoming sequel, which of course takes place in 2049. (more...)
Statewide restoration efforts ahead of schedule — Georgia Power Statewide restoration efforts ahead of schedule — Georgia Power
- September 16, 2017

Savannah/Brunswick - Sept. 16, 10 p.m. Four days after facing Hurricane Irma's impact, hundreds of thousands of people in South Florida are still without power. While the company has contacted and requested aid through the mutual assistance network, resources have been assigned to harder-hit areas in Florida first before travelling to Georgia. (more...)
Jamie Lee Curtis Returning for 'Halloween' Reboot Jamie Lee Curtis Returning for 'Halloween' Reboot
- September 16, 2017

A jack o'lantern is on the porch by her feet. For her part, Curtis says that this will be her last time heading to Haddonfield, the setting of the original Halloween . "The only way I could do " Halloween: H20 " was to agree to come back in a next movie. because of the way " Halloween: H20 " ends". Creator and original director John Carpenter will be acting as executive producer on the film with franchise regular Malek Akkad producing. (more...)
Edith Windsor is an Iconic Symbol of Love and LGBTQ Equality Edith Windsor is an Iconic Symbol of Love and LGBTQ Equality
- September 15, 2017

She touched countless lives , and we at GLAAD are deeply saddened by her passing, but her kindness, compassion, and legacy will endure'. I thought about Edie that day. She was also featured as Time magazine's runner up person of the year in 2013. Windsor was born in Philadelphia and moved to Manhattan in the early 1950s after a brief marriage to a man. (more...)
"ROUND 2…." Behati Prinsloo is pregnant, she announced on Instagram
- September 15, 2017

Though we have no details on the sex or expected birth date of the couple's second baby , we know one thing: Expect tons of Instagram posts of Levine fangirling over his pregnant wife. "And afterward you have an infant, and it's recently next-level love". Simply a month ago, Prinsloo opened up to PEOPLE about the most astonishing part of turning into a mother, saying , "I think the way that you could love a man more than you at any point thought". (more...)
Star-studded 'Hand in Hand: Benefit for Hurricane Relief' telethon airs tonight Star-studded 'Hand in Hand: Benefit for Hurricane Relief' telethon airs tonight
- September 14, 2017

As one of the underwriting partners of the event, Verizon is donating $2.5 million to the telethon as well as orchestrating the more than 2,000 call center volunteers taking phone donations during the live telecast. "They don't see if you're an immigrant, black or white, Jewish or Muslim…Seeing everyone of different social, racial and religious backgrounds…restored my faith in humanity". (more...)
4K HDR Video Is Coming to the 5th Generation Apple TV 4K HDR Video Is Coming to the 5th Generation Apple TV
- September 13, 2017

A new iteration of Apple's useless TV app was also demonstrated. Apple's been in talks with Hollywood to bring 4K content to the iTunes Store, and if you own any high-definition movies or TV shows on iTunes, it will automatically upgrade them to 4K HDR versions at no additional charge. (more...)
Booker joins Bernie Sanders' crusade Booker joins Bernie Sanders' crusade
- September 13, 2017

Sanders' office wrote in an announcement on Facebook. Sanders' bill comes as an increasing number of high-profile Democrats continue to raise their support for single-payer healthcare, or basic healthcare that is guaranteed to all citizens through the use of taxes. (more...)
Local PG&E workers fly to Florida to help after Hurricane Irma strikes Local PG&E workers fly to Florida to help after Hurricane Irma strikes
- September 11, 2017

FPL said it had shut down one of Turkey Point's two nuclear reactors. The post attributed the news to local Fox affiliate WSVN Channel 7 and says that as the massive storm makes it way closer to Florida, customers won't have power. Rick Scott. "A storm of this magnitude an intensity will require us in many cases to completely rebuild out electric system from the ground up, particularly on the west coast". (more...)
Al Roker calls out Rush Limbaugh over hurricane Irma theory Al Roker calls out Rush Limbaugh over hurricane Irma theory
- September 09, 2017

All I do is analyze the data that they publish. I've lived here since 1997, and I have developed a system that I trust, my own analysis of the data. If somebody unplugged Limbaugh's broadcasting equipment and let him bluster and rant to an audience of one , I'd have no problem with his goofy alt-meteorology. (more...)
Rihanna Celebrates After the Fenty Beauty Launch in NYC! Rihanna Celebrates After the Fenty Beauty Launch in NYC!
- September 09, 2017

The brand features 91 products, according to Vanity Fair , including 40 foundation shades, highlighters, concealing-and-correcting sticks, makeup brushes in different shapes and sizes, blotting papers and powders, and one single lip gloss (which will probably be sold out by the time you read this article). (more...)
'Dancing With the Stars' Announces Full Season 25 Cast 'Dancing With the Stars' Announces Full Season 25 Cast
- September 07, 2017

A six-time Pro Bowl receiver, Owens is partnered with two-time DWTS champion Cheryl Burke . Cheryl Burke back on " Dancing with the Stars ", teamed with Terrell "T.O". For ten years, she suffered from two rare autoimmune disorders that prevented her from speaking, eating, and moving. Corcoran with Keo Motsepe . (more...)
Japanese Princess Mako engaged to commoner: When is the wedding? Japanese Princess Mako engaged to commoner: When is the wedding?
- September 04, 2017

Publicly addressing her engagement for the first time, the 25-year-old said she was first drawn to Komuro's "bright smiles like the sun ", and has come to learn he is "a honest, strong-minded, hard worker" with "a big heart". Mako is a part-time researcher at the University of Tokyo's University Museum. The 25-year-old is expected to announce her engagement to former university classmate Kei Komuro , who works at a law firm. (more...)