Monday, September 16, 2019

News

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out for season with elbow injury

SportsPulse: The Saints and Steelers received devastating news on their franchise QBs. Lorenzo Reyes looks at how each team will adjust with their signal callers on the mend. USA TODAY The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to navigate the rest of their season …

How will Felicity Huffman’s 14-day prison sentence affect Lori Loughlin’s case?

Felicity Huffman's sentencing gives prosecutors a crucial win as they seek prison sentences for other parents charged in the historic case. USA TODAY What are Lori Loughlin, her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and their defense team thinking today? Now that f…

Democrats are calling for Brett Kavanaugh to be impeached. How would that work?

A new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has sparked fresh outrage and calls for impeachment. Buzz60, Buzz60 WASHINGTON  As a government lawyer a generation ago, Brett Kavanaugh sought to impeach a sitting president.…

McCabe’s legal team says Trump’s attacks have made fair prosecution an ‘impossibility’

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe and his legal team have waged a vigorous public campaign to dispute allegations that he lied to investigators about a media leak. Behind the scenes, they have been just as aggressive. In recent months, McCabes attorn…

Turkey, Russia, Iran agree steps to ease tensions in Syria’s Idlib despite lingering differences

ANKARA (Reuters) - The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara on Monday agreed to try to ease tensions in northwest Syria’s Idlib region, but disagreements between the countries appeared to linger, especially over the threat from Islamic State. …

Russia’s Putin says peace in Syria could be achieved by political means

ANKARA (Reuters) - A peace in Syria could be reached only by political and diplomatic efforts, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a joint news conference with leaders of Turkey and Iran after three-way talks on Monday. Putin said the list of the Syrian c…

Russia’s Putin: foreign troops should be pulled out from Syria eventually

ANKARA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that all foreign troops should be pulled out from Syria eventually, after peace is reached in the country. Speaking after talks between leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Ankara, Putin al…

House Republicans Reveal 2020 Strategy: Attack Obamacare (Again)

This weekend, House Republicans held their annual legislative retreat in Baltimore, Maryland, where they outlined their plans for the upcoming year and beyond. High on the agenda: getting rid of the Affordable Care Act for good, something they failed at befor…

North Korea Explains Conditions for Getting Rid of Nuclear Weapons Ahead of U.S. Talks

North Korea has laid out its conditions for discussing denuclearization ahead of the next round of planned talks with the United States, striking a positive tone for North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump's historic peace process. …

Gabbard Blasts Trump for Awaiting ‘Instructions from His Saudi Masters’

Democratic presidential candidate Representative Tulsi Gabbard slammed President Donald Trump on Saturday evening, suggesting that he was waiting for "instructions from his Saudi masters." "Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country…

‘SNL’ drops Shane Gillis after video surfaces of comedian using Asian slur

"Saturday Night Live" has dropped new cast member Shane Gillis Monday after video circulated of the comedian using an Asian slur and making homophobic jokes during an episode of his podcast. Video of Gillis making the jokes during an episode of "Matt and Sha…

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump’s tax returns in probe of hush money payments

The Manhattan District Attorneys Office headed by Cy Vance has sent a grand jury subpoena to President Donald Trumps accounting firm to get his tax returns and corporate tax returns for the past 8 years, a person with direct knowledge of the matter tells NBC …

Female police officer who tried to save baby ‘thrown to his death’ bombarded by sexist messages

PC Jessica Voiels (pictured above) braved the River Irwell to save 11-month old Zakari Bennett A hero female police officer who tried to save a baby allegedly thrown to his death off a bridge has been forced to delete her Twitter account after being bombarde…

Cara Delevingne says Harvey Weinstein told her to ‘get a beard’

Model and actress Cara Delevingne claimed in a recent interview that disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein encouraged her to hide her sexual orientation for the sake of her career. One of the first things Harvey Weinstein ever said to me was, You will ne…

What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?

A weekend attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that cut the kingdom's output in half prompted President Donald Trump on Sunday to say he is prepared to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve "if needed" to keep energy prices and crude supplies stable. …

Trump stops short of placing blame for Saudi oil attacks

President Trump said he doesn't want war with anyone, even as tensions are running high in the Middle East after a drone strike over the weekend on Saudi oil-processing facilities. The president added that the U.S. is nonetheless more prepared for war than an…

‘SNL’ rescinds cast invitation to Gillis over YouTube video

"Saturday Night Live" has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English. A show representative said Monday that the language Shane Gillis us…

Supply, demand and ‘geopolitical tensions’: How oil prices rise

Global oil prices spiked Monday by a whopping 20% seemingly overnight after an attack on a major oil facility in Saudi Arabia. Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News. With g…

Air Force’s newest aircraft named T-7A Red Hawk in honor of Tuskegee Airmen

The Air Force's newest aircraft honors the legacy of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first squadron of African American pilots who flew combat missions during World War II. Acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan announced on Monday tha…

Hollywood

‘Leaving Neverland’ wins Emmy, Beyonce snubbed for ‘Homecoming’ – msnNOW

2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 50th NAACP Image Awards - Show - Los Angeles, California, U.S. 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards 201…

The Week in Books

And there are still plenty more noteworthy books coming out this month. One of this weeks big titles is The Education of Brett Kavanaugh, by the Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly. The book reinvestigates the misconduct allegations against the Supr…

Twitter Calls Out The Hollywood Reporter For Photo Of Wrong Asian Comedian

The Hollywood Reporter tweeted out an article Friday after “Saturday Night Live” named Bowen Yang as the show’s first Chinese-American cast member. The only issue was that the photo they posted was of a different Asian comedian, Joel Kim Booster.  In the sin…

Disney CEO Cuts Ties With Apple Because They’re Not Called the ‘Streaming Wars’ for Nothing

Disney CEO Bob Iger has bowed out of Apples board of directors ahead of whats sure to be a heated competition come November when both companies release their dueling standalone streaming services. According to a filing Apple submitted to the Securities and Ex…

J.J. Abrams reportedly walked away from a $500 million exclusivity deal with Apple

There were reportedly a number of concerns over the deal Michael Short/Getty Images J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions has signed a new overall deal reportedly worth $250 million with WarnerMedia, but the director apparently walked away from a $500 million …

J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot sign exclusive deal with WarnerMedia

After being courted by seemingly every major entertainment and streaming company, Bad Robot has signed an exclusive deal with WarnerMedia. While the production company led by Star Wars director J.J. Abrams and his wife/co-CEO Katie McGrath was already workin…

A Marvel Star Signs on for the Most Impossible of Missions

Peggy Carter? Meet Ethan Hunt. Well, okay, probably not, but possible time travel fanfiction I may or may not be working on aside, heres some fun casting news: Hayley Atwell, known for playing Peggy Carter in the Marvel films and on TVs Agent Carter, has si…

Netflix Is Adding to Its Horse Agenda With Centaurworld

Somewhere, Lil Nas X is nodding and saying to himself yeehaw, fellow equine-enthusiasts. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is betting on Megan Nicole Dongs Centaurworld to be its next big animated hit that captures the internets imagination, becau…

Harbinger Switches Studios, Putting a Valiant Cinematic Universe in Question

Bloodshot then Harbinger. Bloodshot then Harbinger. That had been the plan to kick off a Valiant Cinematic Universe for years. And while Bloodshot starring Vin Diesel is in the can and on its way for a 2020 release, that second piece of the puzzle just went i…

Scarlett Johansson Was Excited For Black Widow To Die In ‘Avengers: Endgame’ – ScreenGeek

Even though she’ll finally be getting her own solo movie next year, Black Widow’s death in Avengers: Endgame was one of the saddest moments of the film. Of course, it was shadowed by Iron Man’s with his own sacrifice. Not to mention, he had a huge memorial se…

The ‘Brady Bunch’ kids come home for HGTV’s sentimentally extreme makeover – Grand Forks Herald

Susan Olsen, who has long since accepted the fact that the world will always know her as the lisping kid sister of the Brady family, says she had never bothered to go look at the house on Dilling Street in North Hollywood. Except for exciting location shoots …

Face/Off movie reboot coming from Paramount – CNET

Nicolas Cage and John Travolta starred in the 1997 action movie Face/Off, directed by John Woo. Paramount Pictures The 1997 John Woo movie Face/Off, in which FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) and terrorist Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) were enemies who exc…

Entertainment / Celebs

Michael Strahan Facing Off With Ex-Wife Over Child Support – TMZ

1:55 PM PT -- Once the hearing began, the judge cleared the court with the exception of Michael, Jean and their attorneys. Our sources say there was no ruling today on child support, and the judge set the next court date for October. 1:08 PM PT -- The hearin…

Shane Gillis Fired — SNL Cast Member’s Racist, Anti-Gay Comments – TVLine

Live from New York, it… won’t be Shane Gillis. The comedian, one of three new cast members recently announced for Saturday Night Live‘s upcoming 45th season, has been fired over a series of racist and homophobic comments that resurfaced online. “After talkin…

A few things Ash Ketchum still has to get around to doing now that he’s a Champion – Nintendo Wire

In the latest episode of the Pokémon anime, Ash Ketchum finally did the impossible. 20 years later and that ten year-old got his first, real, regional championship victory. (Get out of here with that Orange League noise.) Taking Alola by storm, Ash and Pikach…

The Politician stars lobby for your vote in these exclusive EW portraits

The actress, who had her own Netflix success with last year’s rom-com Set It Up, is Infinity Jackson, a student at the Santa Barbara high school with a mysterious ailment and an even more mysterious past. She’s also holds the lucky (or unlucky?) position of H…

Black Lightning star Cress Williams shares his hopes for the ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ crossover

Black Lightning leading man Cress Williams is just as thrilled about crossing over with the Arrowverse as you are that he is. Last month, The CW announced that characters from Black Lightning will appear in this winter’s Arrowverse crossover, “Crisis on Infi…

Lizzo ties Hustlers costar Cardi B for longest No. 1 reign by a female rapper

The story of Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” just got bigger and stranger now that it has tied the record for longest-running No. 1 song by a solo female rapper. It all started two years ago, with the meteoric rise of Cardi B’s major-label debut single, “Bodak Yellow,…

Hustlers director praises Cardi B, Lizzo’s ‘gifted’ acting skills

It wasn’t difficult for writer-director Lorene Scafaria to get into the groove of transforming her hit stripper drama Hustlers from page to screen — especially when she had the natural rhythm of musicians like Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, Lizzo, and Keke Palmer a…

Saturday Night Live fires new cast member Shane Gillis over racial and homophobic slurs

Well, that didn’t last long. Saturday Night Live fired new cast member Shane Gillis on Monday, four days after his hiring was announced. The move followed an outcry over videos and audio recordings of Gillis using racial and homophobic slurs on his podcast. …

Vivo’s top-of-the-line NEX 3 gets a bezel-less curved display and 64-megapixel camera

Vivo launched its ambitious Nex 3 5G flagship phone in China today with waterfall display and triple-camera on the rear. Taking a page from its Apex Concept phone, released in March, the phone features no buttons and relies on pressure sensors for power and v…

Dog The Bounty Hunter rushed to hospital after ‘heart emergency’ – AOL

Dog The Bounty Hunter was rushed to the hospital over the weekend after suffering a "heart emergency," TMZ reports. According to the outlet, Dog "may require surgery" and he was taken to seek medical help from his Colorado home after "feeling a pain in his c…

You can now call Marvel & Star Wars characters to wish you good night – Polygon

Good news to all the insomniacs out there. Disneys Bedtime Hotline returns from Sept. 16 to Sept. 30. The hotline which debuted last August, gave fans a chance to hear bedtime messages from the core Disney cast of Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, or Goofy. Th…

Kevin Hart Sued for $60 Million By Sex Tape Partner Claiming He Was in On Recording Liaison – TMZ

Kevin Hart's sex tape partner claims Hart conspired with a friend to secretly record their encounter, and now she's suing him for $60 million. Montia Sabbag claims in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, her 2017 encounter with Hart in a Vegas hotel room was all …

Netflix acquires global streaming rights for “Seinfeld” starting in 2021 – TechCrunch

Netflix has just scored a major content deal that could help it stem the loss of subscribers as competition among streamers heats up. The company announced it has acquired the global streaming rights to the popular sitcom “Seinfeld,” which will bring all 180 …

The Queen won’t discuss Meghan Markle, Prince Harry: report – Fox News

The Queen has refused to talk about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during her riding trip, according to a royal insider. Those spending time with the monarch, 93, have one "very strict rule" to follow, which is to avoid speaking about the Sussexes - who rece…

Exclusive: Watch as Tom Holland Still Does His Own Amazing Stunts on Spider-Man: Far From Home – Gizmodo

Spider-Man star Tom Holland isnt just a solid actor, hes an accomplished athlete. The professionally trained ballet dancer wowed audiences in Captain America: Civil Waras well as his solo debut in Spider-Man: Homecomingby performing a significant amount of hi…

Charmed stars reunite to play sisters on Grey’s Anatomy episode

If any place has ever needed the help of the Charmed Ones, it’s Grey Sloan Memorial. And on October 7, it will get just that … in a way. On Monday, ABC announced the lineup for its special “Cast from the Past” week, during which various cast members and crea…

The Mandalorian cast reveal their favorite Star Wars movie (and why)

EW asked four The Mandalorian cast members to reveal their favorite Star Wars movie — and why. As you might expect, 1980’s The Empire Strikes Back was the most popular answer among the actors in the upcoming live-action Disney+ drama series, but not everybody…

Watch Downton Abbey stars describe the popular series in 60 seconds

The Downton Abbey movie is headed to theaters on September 20, but it’s not necessary to have seen the popular period drama in order to enjoy its big-screen adaptation. With time so limited this late into September, series stars Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmic…

Universal sets release dates for two new M. Night Shyamalan thrillers

M. Night Shyamalan and Universal have teamed for a one-two punch of thriller goodness. The movie studio announced Monday it has partnered with the Oscar-nominated Sixth Sense and Glass filmmaker to release two of his upcoming features. The first of the curre…

How Jennifer Lopez learned to pole dance for Hustlers

Jennifer Lopez’s mesmerizing pole dance in the first few minutes of the hit movieHustlers does as much to solidify her character — Ramona, the ringleader of a band of thieving strippers — as her dialogue. A hypnotic cocktail of sex and power, she dances, appr…

Check out Our Gallery of over 50 HD Screen-Caps from Jurassic World ‘Battle at Big Rock’! – Jurassic Outpost

Battle at Big Rock is here, and since it’s come out I’ve had it on repeat trying to pour over every detail. To help truly appreciate the visuals, I frame-by-framed the Jurassic World short film, and grabbed the best screenshots I could of the brand new dinosa…

It’s real and it’s spectacular: Netflix buys exclusive rights to stream Seinfeld – Ars Technica

Enlarge/ "If I lose this Netflix streaming deal, that's it for me." 39 with 32 posters participating, including story author Netflix and Sony Pictures Television confirmed on Monday that they had reached a streaming-exclusivity deal for one of the most popu…

Health

First Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed – windsoriteDOTca News

A Windsor-Essex County resident has tested positive for West Nile virus according to the Health Unit. This marks the first clinically diagnosed and lab-confirmed human case for 2019 in our region and the fourth in Ontario. The Health Units says that most pe…

Millions of US women say first sexual experience was rape – Aljazeera.com

The first sexual experience for one in 16 US women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a new study suggests. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although the…

12 Children with Autism Were Conceived From One Donor’s Sperm. Is There An ‘Autism Gene’? – Livescience.com

A single sperm donor is the biological father of at least 12 children who all developed autism — an extraordinary case that prompted one woman to sue her sperm bank, according to news reports. The case came to light when the woman, Danielle Rizzo of Illino…

Polmont inmate ‘screaming for mental health support’ before death – BBC News

Image copyrightCentral Scotland News AgencyImage caption Liam Kerr died in hospital less than a week after attempting to take his own life A teenager was "screaming for support" with his mental health problems before his death in a young offenders' institu…

Congo’s former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds – CNN

(CNN)Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday. Il…

Recipes

Greek Rice Recipe

Servings: 4Prep time: 15 minutesTotal time: 30 minutes Ingredients kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste6 cups|175 grams Swiss chard leaves, roughly chopped 3/4 cup|140 ml olive oil2 scallions, thinly sliced1 bunch fresh dill, roughly choppe…

What can I use as a tomato paste substitute?

Almost no one remembers to buy tomato paste. Its one of those pantry items that you take for granted, assuming that there will always be a few cans hidden somewhere in the deepest recesses of your cabinetry. You think you have tomato paste, but then, right wh…

Beekeeper raises $45M Series B to become the ‘Slack for non-desk employees’

Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers that need to communicate with blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has raised $45 million in Series B funding. The round was co-led by T…

The incredible story of how Buffalo wings were invented

Step into any American bar, and you'll likely find Buffalo wings on the menu. However, the messy finger food beloved by many is actually a relatively new creation. Insider Food's video team went to Buffalo, New York, to try the best wings in town. In the v…

How Amy Lacey, Founder of Cali’flour Foods, Made Cauliflower Crust a Freezer Aisle Staple

When Amy Lacey calls something “bland,” she means it as a compliment — especially when she’s talking about cauliflower. In fact, the humble veggie is what inspired Amy to create Cali’flour Foods, a cauliflower-based pizza crust company that is winning over ca…

Travel

Viacom’s Channel 5 Tracks Down Two Agatha Christie Dramas From Endemol Shine’s DSP

EXCLUSIVE: Viacom’s Channel 5 has hunted down two more Agatha Christie dramas following the success of last year’s Agatha and the Truth of Murder. The British broadcaster has commissioned Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar (w/t) and Agatha and the Death of X (w/…

Ibrahimovic: I am the best ever to play in MLS

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed he is the 'best ever' player to feature in Major League Soccer after scoring a hat trick in LA Galaxy's 7-2 rout over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. The goals saw Ibrahimovic make history for Galaxy, breaking the franchise's s…

The discovery of the ancient Greek city of Tenea

It was a baking hot summer’s day and I was in a car driving through the dramatic hills and lush vegetation of the Peloponnese in Greece. “Look at this whole plain,” my driver, Eleni Korka, said, gesturing out the window. To our left was a huge, flat area, cov…

11 Content Marketing Examples That Stand Out in 2019

Think back to the last thing you Googled. Did the content you discover actually answer the question you were asking? Did you feel engaged in reading the article or watching the video that you found? Were you able to find a helpful next step to learn more? If…

Prince Harry defends use of private jets: ‘It’s to keep my family safe’ – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The Duke of Sussex flew commercially to the event in Amsterdam The Duke of Sussex has defended his use of private jets, saying he occasionally needs to ensure his family is safe. Speaking at the launch of an eco-to…

The most hated bridges in the US

Though this bridge is pretty simple, its hatred comes from its poor design. It's 18.2 miles long and only has two exits, meaning that if someone gets in an accident it's backed up for miles — which apparently happens all the time. One Jalopnik user wrote, …

Business

Attack on ‘central bank of oil’ could lift interest in Canada — but oilsands have geopolitical risks, too

CALGARY — High-precision attacks on critical Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure would compel major consumers of the commodity to diversify their energy sources to places like Canada, but the oilsands are suffering from their own geopolitical risks, according to…

‘Saturday Night Live’ Fires Shane Gillis Over Racist and Homophobic Comments

Just four days after announcing that Shane Gillis would be joining Saturday Night Lives upcoming season, the comedian is out of the job, thanks to his history of racist and homophobic jokes and comments.  After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that…

Feliz #HispanicHeritageMonth: raceAhead

Hispanic Heritage Month, the more generous evolution of the original Hispanic Heritage Week, was born of legislation sponsored by Rep. Edward R. Roybal (D-Los Angeles) and signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. (It was expanded to a full 30 days…

GM Strike Far From Ending as Stocks Plunge and Costs Mount

General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers remain far apart in their talks over a new contract, according to the unions top negotiator, making it less likely a strike called yesterday will end within two days like a previous work stoppage did in 2007. We…

Elon Musk said that when he called a British diver a ‘pedo guy,’ he didn’t mean ‘pedophile’

"By referring to Mr. Unsworth as 'pedo guy,' I did not intend to convey any facts or imply that Mr. Unsworth had engaged in acts of pedophilia," Musk said in the filing. "'Pedo guy' was a common insult used in South Africa when I was growing up. It is synonym…

The Tesla of snowmobiles: Ski-Doo maker reveals electric recreational vehicle prototypes

Snowmobile makers have traditionally prioritized power and performance over emissions given they cater to consumers who want to rip around at high speeds through back country areas that are literally off the electric grid. But BRP Inc., a Bombardier Inc. off…
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