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Comedian And Actress Caroline Aherne Dies Age 52 Comedian And Actress Caroline Aherne Dies Age 52
- July 11, 2016

A true professional and one of the most generous people I have ever worked with", he told the paper. Actor Sue Johnston , who has appeared at the Bolton Octagon many times over the years, said: "I am devastated at her passing and I am numb with grief". (more...)
Nintendo Stock Up 25% Thanks to Pokemon GO
- July 11, 2016

Because users not living in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. have had to resort to sideloading the game onto their Android or iOS devices, there is a possibility the version you install has malware injected into it. But now I've given up on Pokemon GO , and I'm not sure I'll ever bother trying to play it again. According to some calculations, Pokemon Go will have to generate between $140 and $196 million each month in order to have a significant impact on profits. (more...)
New Look At Star Wars Land Unveiled At Disneyland New Look At Star Wars Land Unveiled At Disneyland
- July 11, 2016

The photo is from the fence along Big Thunder Trail in Frontierland, which is one of the only ways to enter Star Wars Land. "Nestled between towering spires of rock, this thriving port contains a seemingly familiar architecture of markets, landing zones and buildings", Disney posted on its blog . (more...)
Derek Jeter marries Sports Illustrated model Hannah Davis Derek Jeter marries Sports Illustrated model Hannah Davis
- July 11, 2016

Davis reportedly wore a custom-made Vera Wang gown. The marriage ceremony began at around 5 p.m. PT and lasted approximately 20 minutes. Okay, maybe it's not that big a stretch, but with George Clooney married and now Derek Jeter , perennial bachelors are dropping like flies. (more...)
The Deer Hunter director, Michael Cimino, dies at 77
- July 11, 2016

He moved to Los Angeles in 1971. The film, about friends who are tore apart by the Vietnam War, scored nine total Oscar nominations and won five: best picture, best director for Cimino, best supporting actor for Walken, best sound, and best film editing. (more...)
Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Curtain Call
- July 11, 2016

Eventually the line thinned down to Miranda himself, and it's at that point the West Wing music starts to play. "Quite frankly, the most important thing that I see in this entire journey, it's the amount of young kids that are learning the history of our nation", he said. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform on Today Show Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform on Today Show
- July 11, 2016

It's a tribute to everyone affected by the tragic shooting in Orlando. Proceeds from the song will go to benefit Hispanic Federation's Proyecto Somos Orlando and the Pulse nightclub shooting victims. Lopez has been lending her voice to a number of animated films recently, including 2015's "Home", for which Rihanna and Steve Martin also voiced characters, and this year's "Ice Age: Collision Course", alongside Nick Offerman and Adam DeVine ("Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates"). (more...)
Arrest of Black Lives Matter leader live-streamed on Periscope Arrest of Black Lives Matter leader live-streamed on Periscope
- July 11, 2016

Video posted on Periscope shows footage taken by McKesson in the moments leading up to his arrest . Black Lives Matter protests in New York, Chicago , Minnesota and Louisiana resulted in arrests of more than 300 people over the weekend, CNN reported Monday. (more...)
Taylor Swift tops Forbes' list of highest-paid celebs
- July 11, 2016

She is now said to earn $170 million. With a $170m (£130m) fortune, the singer-songwriter is ahead of Adele, who's at number nine with $80.5m (£61.9m), Madonna is in 12th spot with $76.5m (£58.8m) and Rihanna at number 13 with $75m (£57.7m). (more...)
John Prescott dramatic u-turn over Iraq war
- July 11, 2016

The Labour leader indicated that he would support efforts to find a parliamentary way to hold the former Prime Minister to account. The former deputy PM said the Chilcot report had gone into great detail about what went wrong, but he wanted to identify "certain lessons we must learn". (more...)
Scott Hend shares Scottish Open lead
- July 11, 2016

With the wind blowing and rain pouring down, Castle Stuart Golf Links provided a brutally tough test for the European Tour's top players and held up nicely - by day's end, just 20 of the 156 entered players were under par. If it continues to blow like this, this is going to be a grind this weekend. It's going to be important just to hang in there. "Being a couple under gives me something to grab on to". (more...)
Teresa Giudice's Daughters - Gia, Audriana, Milania and Gabriella Teresa Giudice's Daughters - Gia, Audriana, Milania and Gabriella
- July 11, 2016

She said that the last season of the show has been very dark and that she wanted to share that with the world for everyone to see that they too go through hard times. She turned herself in on January 5 of 2015 and she was released against just before Christmas, as was shown on The Real Housewives of NY. "I was very naïve, I won't be naïve anymore", Teresa said. (more...)
Castile's Killing 'Nothing to Do With Race': Police Lawyer
- July 11, 2016

Paul. Was Castile an especially bad driver or just unlucky? Or was he targeted by officers who single out black motorists like him for such stops, as several of his family members have alleged? Castile had apparently been stopped by police on Wednesday for having a broken tail light, and the Associated Press reports that Castile had been previously been pulled over at least 52 times in the Minneapolis area over the last 14 years, often receiving citations for minor driving offenses. (more...)
Eid-ul-Fitr Observed in Odisha with Gaiety
- July 11, 2016

Many Americans have shared in the experience of Ramadan by volunteering in community service efforts to assist those in need and even fasting a few days with their fellow Muslim American co-workers. "Here at home, we've also seen a rise in attacks against Muslim Americans". The prayer is made and then a sermon given by an Imam; the head of the congregation. (more...)
Simone Biles wins all-around title, secures spot on US Olympic team Simone Biles wins all-around title, secures spot on US Olympic team
- July 11, 2016

In other words, she has dominated the sport for the last three years to the point where no one has been able to hold a candle to her since the last Olympics. "It was close, definitely, and that's always going to be in the back of my mind", Douglas said. Following the London Olympics, Raisman took time off from gymnastics to enjoy opportunities that had come her way - performing on tour with her teammates, competing on "Dancing With The Stars", and being a special guest at the 2013 Maccabiah ... (more...)
Dallas Shooting Victim Describes Protecting Her Son, Police Heroism
- July 11, 2016

The boy, JaJuan, was at the rally with his mother, Shetamia Taylor , and her three other sons. According to ABC News , Taylor has already undergone surgery for her injuries and is now recovering. "I was scared, I really didn't know what was going to happen", Jamar Taylor, 12, told reporters, breaking into sobs as he described becoming separated from his mother. (more...)
Twitter will live stream the Republican and Democratic national conventions Twitter will live stream the Republican and Democratic national conventions
- July 11, 2016

Twitter will partner with CBS News to stream coverage of the Republican and Democratic national conventions , the two organizations announced today . It's a big get for Twitter . This is the first time Twitter has livestreamed a convention, according to Twitter spokesman Nick Pacilio. The "wall-to-wall" coverage of both conventions will span "from gavel to gavel", the companies said, led by CBS News journalists Josh Elliott , Elaine Quijano , and Vladimir Duthiers . (more...)
Kim Kardashian West upsets Kanye West Kim Kardashian West upsets Kanye West
- July 11, 2016

When Kim asked, "It's like the same house but the furniture is rearranged", Scott said she hit the nail on the head. But, Kim stressed, her main priority was to support her man's career and join him on set. To make up for her poor timekeeping, Kim left the group during a trip to see the Northern Lights in order to spend time with her husband in the studio. (more...)
Missouri officer is white; motive not yet known Missouri officer is white; motive not yet known
- July 11, 2016

Police say the officer was walking back to his police auto to check Taylor's driving status when Taylor ran up behind the officer and fired three times, hitting the officer at least once. The officer was rushed to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition. The entire department noted that Flamion was shot from behind. Antonio Taylor, 31, of the 1200 block of Tower Grove Avenue in St. (more...)
Tesla driver killed in autopilot crash had "need for speed"
- July 11, 2016

Brown's videos in which his Tesla is shown swerving while on Autopilot to avoid a collision with a truck. The haulage boss, 62, said the vehicle "went so fast I didn't even see him go through" and Mr Brown was "playing Harry Potter on the TV screen". (more...)
British inquiry on Iraq slams Blair, spies over war failures
- July 11, 2016

Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, the Labour leader was heckled by some on his own side as he described the war as "an act of military aggression launched on a false pretext". Mr Howard said today that while he respected Sir John's findings, he did not agree with all of them. But it became clear it would not be possible to persuade a majority to support a second resolution before the USA took military action. (more...)
Bryant leads Cubs to 6-5 win against Pirates
- July 11, 2016

I'll continue to ride the hotter team and the plus money. For me the arm angle is what it is. "My stuff's fine. I've just got to pitch better". Niese expressed disappointment when recounting his first half to the season. Twice Sunday, he either tied the game or gave the Pirates the lead. Cleveland Indians' Mike Napoli, left, advances to third on a hit by Jose Ramirez as New York Yankees' Chase Headley, right, covers the base during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 9, ... (more...)
Star Trek Beyond dedicated to Anton Yelchin Star Trek Beyond dedicated to Anton Yelchin
- July 11, 2016

The movie is not only the latest iteration in the franchise but it's also celebrating 50 years of movies, TV shows, books, comics and the Star Ship Enterprise , which apparently will be destroyed at some point in the movie. "W$3 ith regards to his thoughts on our Sulu, I must respectfully disagree with him", Pegg wrote in a statement to The Guardian . "We could have introduced a new gay character, but he or she would have been primarily defined by their sexuality, seen as the "gay ... (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan's 'Bachcha Party' Comprises Of A Dude, Little Gangster… Shah Rukh Khan's 'Bachcha Party' Comprises Of A Dude, Little Gangster…
- July 11, 2016

Being united with Imtiaz Ali for the first time having Anushka Sharma playing opposite to him, he had his own terms and conditions from the Tamaasha director. But Shah Rukh had just one condition. And he had a film for me with a nice language of love. While Aditya Roy Kapoor will be seen as a furniture dealer in the film, Ali Zafar will essay the character of a passionate musician who is equally passionate about love. (more...)
100s protest Minnesota police shooting
- July 11, 2016

According to the audio obtained by KARE 11 , the police officer, Jeronimo Yanez , who stopped Castile initially told the dispatcher that he was going to stop the auto because he "had reason to pull it over". "He was just getting his license and registration, sir", the woman responds. Yanez, who is Latino, is on leave while the state authorities are investigating the shooting. (more...)