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Clinton campaign says she left 9/11 event feeling overheated
- September 12, 2016

Now about an hour later we got this statement from the Clinton campaign, it reads, "Secretary Clinton attended the September 11th Commemoration Ceremony for one hour and 30 minutes this morning to pay her respects and greet some of the families of the fallen". (more...)
Trump condemns Clinton's 'deplorables' label on his backers Trump condemns Clinton's 'deplorables' label on his backers
- September 12, 2016

Less than 24 hours after she made the comments at a private New York City fundraiser, Clinton said in a statement that "last night I was "grossly generalistic" and that's never a good idea". "Wow, Hillary Clinton was SO INSULTING to my supporters, millions of fantastic, hard working people". I think we have to do this together. But some Twitter users agreed with Clinton, referencing remarks by Trump that have been called racist, such as when he described some Mexican immigrants drug ... (more...)
On 9/11, 102 minutes that changed America
- September 12, 2016

The National Pentagon 9/11 Memorial is dedicated to the 184 victims of American Airlines Flight 77, which terrorists crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. An additional group of hijackers took control of another airliner and were attempting to fly it toward Washington, DC when passengers overpowered them and crashed the plane in Shanksville, PA. (more...)
Anna Camp and Skylar Astin: Pitch Perfect Co-Stars Say Anna Camp and Skylar Astin: Pitch Perfect Co-Stars Say "I Do!"
- September 12, 2016

The 33-year-old bride wore a Reem Acra dress and Neil Lane jewellery, while the groom wore a custom-made Ermenegildo Zegna suit. The newlyweds started dating back in June 2013 and got engaged in January of this year. Wilson and Camp in Pitch Perfect . "We were friends first and just hit it off", she said. The couple announced their aca-awesome engagement early in 2016, taking to IG to notify their fans. (more...)
Transgender Actress Alexis Arquette, Dead At 47 Transgender Actress Alexis Arquette, Dead At 47
- September 12, 2016

Born Robert Arquette , she was the sibling of actors Rosanna, David and Patricia Arquette . Arquette was also the subject of a 2007 documentary film Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother , all about her transition from male to female. "They weren't in denial so much as their fear was that if I came out as transgender and live my life as a woman that might receive a lot of flak from people on the street". (more...)
Did Tom Hiddleston get bored with Taylor Swift? Did Tom Hiddleston get bored with Taylor Swift?
- September 11, 2016

Taylor, who was sat with Martha Hunt at the catwalk show, still danced to Calvin's track, This Is What You Came For, on Friday, although it was a bone of contention between the former couple this summer. "It's more to do with the fact he's a commitment-phobe who gets bored very easily". Now that they have split up, the source added, Hiddleston is "embarrassed that the relationship fizzled out". (more...)
Kendall and Kylie Jenner display their own creations
- September 10, 2016

Kanye West made his anticipated return to New York Fashion Week on Wednesday with his Yeezy Season 4 fashion show . The collection will retail between $130-$225. But as they tried to keep their cool, Hailey said: "This is insane, I'm dying ". If you've ever dreamed of being completely surrounded by Kendall and Kylie Jenner, then this is your chance. (more...)
Tom Hanks Gets His Own Biopic, Starring Sully Sullenberger
- September 10, 2016

With no other option, Sully was forced to make a water landing on the Hudson River. And, of course, all 155 "souls" on board survived, and while you surely know the story of Sully during his period of worldwide celebrity, this studies how he was haunted by "What Ifs" and how his reputation was at stake as questions were asked about whether or not he could have made it back to La Guardia or another airport . (more...)
Pics From Arrow Season Five Premiere Pics From Arrow Season Five Premiere
- September 10, 2016

The CW has released a new promo teaser for " Arrow " Season 5 and it featured some confounding elements including the erection of a statue for Laurel Lance, previously played by Katie Cassidy. Screen Rant notes this could mean Thea's character will be stronger and more mature as she handles various responsibilities as Oliver's chief of staff. (more...)
Key findings from USC's latest diversity study Key findings from USC's latest diversity study
- September 09, 2016

Minorities, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender characters remain the exception, not the rule, and their representation in movies falls short of population norms, according to a blistering new report by USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. (more...)
Kelly Ripa Makes 'Big Announcement' About Her 'Live!' Co-Host Kelly Ripa Makes 'Big Announcement' About Her 'Live!' Co-Host
- September 09, 2016

Ripa, who was recently named an executive producer for the show, joked Wednesday that she's read all of the tweets from fans opining that hosting " Live " is an easy gig - so she's ready for them to find out for themselves. Aside from having Strahan exit " Live With Kelly and Michael" earlier than scheduled, ABC reportedly made a decision to offer Ripa the position of executive producer of " Live With Kelly " to ease the tensions, International Business Times reported. (more...)
Sofia Richie Talks Justin Bieber for 'Billboard' Mag Cover Story! Sofia Richie Talks Justin Bieber for 'Billboard' Mag Cover Story!
- September 09, 2016

Of course, the real drama between the two happened when Biebs deleted his Instagram after the couple shared photos together on his page, leading fans and his ex-girlfriend, singer Selena Gomez to call him out online. Sofia even went on the record about her budding love. She said: "My dad can leave the house looking a little insane". As a child she started singing at the age of five, taking up the piano two years after that, but eventually Sofia said the expectation was too much for her ... (more...)
Drake's dad says he and Rihanna are 'just friends'
- September 09, 2016

Reports claim RiRi and Drizzy partied it up at a Los Angeles nightclub following the 6 God's Summer Sixteen Tour performance. According to Dennis Graham, nothing has changed between his son Drake and bad gal Rihanna. When pressed further about if they are together in a different capacity or not, Drake's father replies, "I don't know about settling down". When reporters caught up with Dennis Graham , and asked him about the pair, he was pretty clear in his response: " They're friends, ... (more...)
Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host
- September 09, 2016

She said the clause "had a time limitation, meaning I could not wait", she wrote . Van Susteren announced today that she'll be leaving her popular nightly series On the Record With Greta Van Susteren effective immediately. However, she has a clause in her deal that's called a "key man clause". It is unknown if Fox News will change their schedule after the election. The question now is who will step into permanent hosting duties? It was a relationship that worked well for both sides as ... (more...)
Judge orders partial halt to Dakota Access construction
- September 08, 2016

Tuesday's in-court announcement of a brief halt is just the latest in a string of protest actions, restraining orders and construction reprieves. Citibank is being targeted because it is one of the financial institutions whose loans have funded the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline . (more...)
Court official: Madonna, Ritchie resolve son's custody case Court official: Madonna, Ritchie resolve son's custody case
- September 08, 2016

Details have not been released. Madonna initiated the suit last year after 16-year-old Rocco refused to return to NY with Madonna during the winter holidays, in spite of a judge's order. Reports say the former spouses have settled their differences shortly before they were due in court. She went to court to force his return. That judge had previously ruled that Rocco should return to his mother's custody after he left her worldwide tour to live with Ritchie in England. (more...)
Top Ferguson activist found dead in burning car, police say Top Ferguson activist found dead in burning car, police say
- September 08, 2016

Political analyst Lizz Brown tweeted a screen shot of what apparently was a Seals tweet from July in which he claimed he and his 14-year-old brother were pulled over at gunpoint by police who warned him to "choose your enemies wisely". Seals reportedly arrived on the scene in time to see Brown's body lying in the street, and he went on to comment repeatedly about the shooting and unrest that followed. (more...)
$3 million in jewels missing from Drake, Future tour bus
- September 08, 2016

It's bad enough that this massive amount of jewelry was taken, but what if Drake and Future had been on the bus when the robber chose to attack? The tour bus was at the arena for the Drake and Future the Prince show. The suspect took a briefcase which police said had around $3 million worth of property inside. Drake and Future The Prince have been co-headlining the Summer Sixteen Tour, which started in July. (more...)
Strictly Come Dancing launch show draws more than 10m viewers
- September 08, 2016

I have big scars on my back that I don't know if I'm going to have the guts enough to show or if I'm going to cover them up, we will see where my power comes from. Saturday night's third episode got an average of 8.3 million, with a peak of 9.2 million. Strictly's blockbusting viewing figures come just days after The Great British Bake Off pulled in 10.14 million viewers - nearly half of those watching television in the United Kingdom between 8pm and 9pm - for the second episode in its ... (more...)
Beyonce and Rihanna most tweeted topics during MTV VMAs Beyonce and Rihanna most tweeted topics during MTV VMAs
- September 07, 2016

The 39-year-old took almost seven minutes to present a speech before debuting the world premiere of his " Fade " music video. This isn't the first time poor Drizzy has gotten a literal swerve from Rihanna . When he compared her to the devil . The hour-long televised pre-show began in fine style with a performance by Alessia Cara. "Real friends don't depend on record sales or cosigns". (more...)
Kim Kardashian celebrates the anniversary of Saint West style Kim Kardashian celebrates the anniversary of Saint West style
- September 07, 2016

While the actress was known for playing NY fashionista Carrie Bradshaw in the HBO show, Kim managed to completely steal the spotlight last night rocking a silver metallic dress to watch her husband and dressed daughter North in a matching ensemble. (more...)
Fresh round of protest at UKZN PMb campus Fresh round of protest at UKZN PMb campus
- September 07, 2016

UPDATE - 22 students have now been arrested at the Westville campus. Students also blocked roads with rubbish and burning tyres on Monday. "The University Risk Management Services, South African Police Service and Public Order Policing managed to disperse the crowds and are continuing to monitor the campuses". (more...)
Who is Anastacia? Strictly Come Dancing 2016 contestant guide Who is Anastacia? Strictly Come Dancing 2016 contestant guide
- September 06, 2016

The other pairings are Louise Redknapp and Kevin Clifton and BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty and Pasha Kovalev, who is in a relationship with Rachel Riley after meeting her on the BBC One show. I'd quite like to dance to some of his favourite songs, too, ' she said. One viewer posted: "I enjoy reading your Strictly tweets but when you say things like that it just sounds like sour grapes". (more...)
Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
- September 06, 2016

As NPR's David Welna reported earlier this summer , Secretary of State John Kerry has been pushing for a deal between the US and Russian Federation that would have the two countries coordinate their military efforts to target mutual enemies in Syria. (more...)
Romance turns foggy in 'The Light Between Oceans' Romance turns foggy in 'The Light Between Oceans'
- September 05, 2016

There is a reason Fassbender has been nominated for 2 Academy Awards and Vikander has won one . Last week, with " Don't Breathe ", I said it was an incredible horror film but had a sequence that is so disturbing that I never wanted to see it again . (more...)