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Google is planning a fix for the Pixel camera lens flare issue
- October 29, 2016

Google has admitted that demand for the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones "exceeded" its expectations. Google is developing a software fix to address excessive lens flare on photographs taken with its flagship Pixel smartphones. On the upside, Google has acknowledged the Pixel camera issue and offered a software fix involving a modified algorithm that will isolate the cause of the effect mathematically and then filter it from photos. (more...)
Armed with faith: Gibson film shows WWII feats of medic Armed with faith: Gibson film shows WWII feats of medic
- October 28, 2016

Milo wore a black suit and also sported some thick facial hair. Mel Gibson is taking the steps to get back in the good graces of the Hollywood community. I don't think so. Who would have thought that one would hear about Mel Gibson again? [Image by Mark Rogers/AI-Films] For Garfield, he was just thankful that he was given the chance to play war hero Desmond T. (more...)
Kylie Jenner & Tyga Reportedly Pushing To Get Their Own Reality Show Kylie Jenner & Tyga Reportedly Pushing To Get Their Own Reality Show
- October 27, 2016

While the reality star has revealed she "always" loved her jaw and "never" felt any need to change it, but her lip fillers are the reason her facial feature looks different. "After I drove her Ferrari 458 for a week earlier this year, I knew I needed one for myself". And yeah, she looks much different now from how she looked years ago, but if she copped to having her lips done, why wouldn't she do the same about her chin if she did, in fact, have it done? She explained: 'I've thought about ... (more...)
Lady Gaga won't be thrilled when ex-fiance finds love again Lady Gaga won't be thrilled when ex-fiance finds love again
- October 27, 2016

This bombshell comes just two days after Gaga said that she still loves the Chicago Fire actor whom she split with after five years in July, and that she wouldn't "f***ing throw a party" if he started dating again. "It's just about life changes, and we all go through different stages and we're focused on different things", she said. Even her Twitter wars bespeak passion, whether she's promoting "A-Yo" by telling The Chainsmokers (whose Alex Pall said single "Perfect Illusion" "sucks") ... (more...)
Romo throws in practice for 1st time since August injury Romo throws in practice for 1st time since August injury
- October 27, 2016

I also don't have as much of a problem with Carson Wentz's second pick as a lot of people do. You get hurt, and someone else comes in and plays well, particularly at a lower-salary cap number, and you end up finding yourself someplace else. (more...)
Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town
- October 27, 2016

The operation to recapture Mosul started last Monday, and ISIL (also known as ISIS) hit back on Friday with a surprise assault on the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and two days later security forces were still tracking down fighters involved in the attack. (more...)
Kesha Previews 22 New Songs Amid Legal Battle With Dr. Luke Kesha Previews 22 New Songs Amid Legal Battle With Dr. Luke
- October 27, 2016

She never meant to prove her claims. On working with producer Ben Folds on her new sound: "He just really helped pull out of me exactly what I wanted to be, but I've always kind of been scared to try", she recalls. "There's nothing harder than dreaming and working and fighting for something your whole entire life, since you were 3-years-old, since you could speak, and you FINALLY achieve it". (more...)
New sign-up season; new woes for Obama health law New sign-up season; new woes for Obama health law
- October 27, 2016

On Tuesday's broadcast of CNN's "Wolf", HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell responded to a question on promises that people who like their healthcare plans could keep them by pointing to the "drop in the uninsured" and "many tools that we are providing". (more...)
A fan favorite is returning to Game of Thrones next season A fan favorite is returning to Game of Thrones next season
- October 26, 2016

To recall season 6 of " Game of Thrones ", the Greyjoy siblings came to Daenerys to form an alliance that will garner both sides the thrones that each are aiming to conquer. Jon and Davos were also spotted in the company of Dothraki, who sailed with Daenerys to Westeros. And if you go to the actual article, you'll see Daenerys and Tyrion walking behind them. (more...)
Libs to bring in Yazidi refugees fleeing ISIL within 120 days: McCallum Libs to bring in Yazidi refugees fleeing ISIL within 120 days: McCallum
- October 26, 2016

An ISIS fighter killed the children of a Yazidi woman who was sold three times as a sex slave. Murad, a United Nations Goodwill ambassador and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, now advocates on behalf of members of the Kurdish-speaking religious minority facing death, rape, and torture in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
Trial begins in defamation suit over Rolling Stone 'rape on campus' story Trial begins in defamation suit over Rolling Stone 'rape on campus' story
- October 26, 2016

Second, Rolling Stone knew about Eramo's efforts to get Jackie to report the gang rape to police. She said the article painted her as the "chief villain" of the story, full of indifference toward a sexual assault allegation. Several audio tapes of Jackie and Erdely talking were played in court, including a voicemail Erdely left on Jackie's phone on December 5, 2014. Eramo's lawsuit is one of several lobbed at Rolling Stone after the article's retraction. (more...)
Melania Trump calls taped comments by Donald Trump 'boy talk'
- October 26, 2016

Now I know why they were on a bus , it was easier to throw Billy underneath it", Colbert said in response to Melania's CNN interview. Since the 2005 video surfaced, multiple women have come forward with claims of sexual assault against Donald Trump. (more...)
(Baseball) Cleveland Indians win on Merritt to reach World Series
- October 26, 2016

Andrew Miller , in the midst of one of the most dominating postseason performances for a reliever in baseball history, was named series MVP. The Blue Jays lost to a Cleveland team that started journeyman Josh Tomlin in Game 2, used seven pitchers in Game 3, a exhausted Corey Kluber in Game 4 and a rookie named Ryan Something-or-other (Merritt ) in Game 5, who had pitched 11 Major League Baseball innings before Wednesday and topped out at 86 on the radar gun. (more...)
1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73
- October 25, 2016

Vee's son Jeff Velline confirmed the singer had died on Monday. On the night of the crash, which came to be known as The Day The Music Died, Vee and his band, the Shadows , were asked to fill in for Holly at the Moorhead stop of the Winter Dance Party Tour. (more...)
Wonder Woman's United Nations ambassador ceremony tied up by feminist protesters
- October 25, 2016

An online petition started by United Nations staffers asked the Secretary General reconsider the appointment. Critics also say that they would be more than happy to come up with a list "of incredible extraordinary women that would formidably carry out this role". (more...)
Lotto results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Lotto results: Winning National Lottery numbers for Wednesday, October 19, 2016
- October 24, 2016

Tonight's National Lottery Lotto winning numbers were 02, 03, 04, 32, 54 and 59 while the bonus ball was 12. COULD you have won a fortune on the National Lottery tonight (Wednesday, October 19)? There will also be another guaranteed raffle millionaire and 20 winners of the Lotto Raffle that will each receive £20,000. (more...)
'SNL' Snipes Back at Trump in Stone-Cold Open
- October 24, 2016

Baldwin as Trump: I will look at it at the time because frankly, this whole thing is rigged. This episode will also be a big one considering the caliber of the host and the musical guest, Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga. With the final presidential debate on Wednesday, Saturday Night Live once again took aim at both Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Saturday night . (more...)
Sandy Kenyon reviews 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' Sandy Kenyon reviews 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back'
- October 24, 2016

Starring Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge and Robert Knepper, the follow up to 2012's " Jack Reacher " is an action-packed thriller that like many sequels has its appealing moments but ultimately fails to exceed or even recreate the quality of the original film. (more...)
Time right for Chelsea to face Manchester United says Antonio Conte Time right for Chelsea to face Manchester United says Antonio Conte
- October 23, 2016

But he has also sacked him twice , most recently last December, and ahead of the Portuguese's return to Stamford Bridge with United, Mourinho revealed his relationship with his former boss was only ever professional. "I am not writing United off this season either but give him two to three years and he will definitely win big trophies at Old Trafford". "In these games, it's a lot to do with one-v-ones and, if you get the better of your opponent, maybe you get the better of the game; that ... (more...)
Progressives plan to make Hillary's potential presidency a living hell Progressives plan to make Hillary's potential presidency a living hell
- October 23, 2016

The events never happened". Clinton also referred to half of Trump's supporters as "a basket of deplorables". Tanya Love, an Oakland resident, will be voting for Clinton, "but at the same time recognizing you need to push her on things". (more...)
Messy Parting due to Larsa and Future? Messy Parting due to Larsa and Future?
- October 23, 2016

Scottie , 51, and Larsa , 42, most recently stepped out for New York Fashion Week in September. HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that there is nothing romantic going on between the two. Scottie and his wife of 19 years, former Real Housewives of Miami star Larsa Pippen , have filed for divorce . The first took place on October 2, 2016 when police found Larsa sitting in her vehicle in front of the couple's home. (more...)
Deadpool 2 Loses Director Tim Miller Deadpool 2 Loses Director Tim Miller
- October 23, 2016

Filming on Deadpool 2 was planned for early 2017, although that may change as Fox scrambles for a replacement director who can match the anarchic tone and effects wizardry of the first one. The news no doubt comes as a blow to fans of Deadpool who totally embraced this year's R-rated cinematic venture that surprised many with just how well it performed. (more...)
United States folk singer, songwriter, Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
- October 23, 2016

And again and again, his words just - there's a whip crack across decades. But it said numerous artists inspired by Dylan's handsome songs subsequently wrote "truly boring" lyrics. Twitter , the forum for public opinion nowadays, was hoppin' Thursday after the news broke. He also won the Pulitizer Prize in 2008 for his contributions to music and American culture. (more...)
United Kingdom dentists condemn call for child migrants' teeth to be tested United Kingdom dentists condemn call for child migrants' teeth to be tested
- October 23, 2016

The British Dental Association said it " vigorously opposed " using dental X-rays in an attempt to determine refugees' ages. Amid domestic and global pressure, the United Kingdom government agreed to take in some unaccompanied minors - who often lack douments - from a refugee camp in Calais . (more...)
Tristan Thompson's Camp Denies Rumors That He's Engaged To Khloe Kardashian Tristan Thompson's Camp Denies Rumors That He's Engaged To Khloe Kardashian
- October 23, 2016

Rumors are swirling that Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian are getting married after just two months of dating. And, after a couple of weeks, has become an exclusive couple. They were also seen in WeHo, but the two left the place separately. Earlier this week, In Touch Weekly claimed Kardashian was planning to marry Thompson on television after dating for just a couple of months and while her mom, Kris Jenner , wasn't initially on board with the concept, she's since had a change ... (more...)