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Author: 0 Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town

The statement said that the Peshmerga secured a significant stretch of a highway connecting Mosul with the town of Bashiqa to limit the Daesh (outlawed in Russia) terrorists' freedom of movement. Security has been visibly tighter in many cities and some towns have imposed curfews, said Faisal al-Essawi, mayor of Amriyat al-Fallujah, near Baghdad.

Life&Culture Benedict Cumberbatch Plays a Second Marvel Character in Doctor Strange
Author: 0 Benedict Cumberbatch Plays a Second Marvel Character in Doctor Strange

With lots of quirky banter, unconventional dialogue and witty actions, one might find the humorous tone in line with that of fellow Marvel superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG). The most you can say is he's willing to borrow from sources beyond the Marvel universe - Star Wars or Harry Potter for Stephen's training, and Inception for the best of the trippy effects sequences, where skyscrapers magically fold in on themselves as if viewed through a kaleidoscope.

Life&Culture A 'Big' Win: Tom Hanks Recites Rap from Iconic Role
Author: 0 A 'Big' Win: Tom Hanks Recites Rap from Iconic Role

The 1984 fantasy romantic comedy SPLASH was directed by Ron Howard, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and starred Tom Hanks , Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy, and Dody Goodman. What do you think about Hanks' rapping skills? In fact, Tom Hanks is no stranger to nostalgia even as reported by E! This was from earlier this year as they attended the "Ithaca" premiere.

Life&Culture Canada parliament votes to take in Yazidi refugees
Author: 0 Canada parliament votes to take in Yazidi refugees

This summer, she and other witnesses told a parliamentary committee about the abuse, rape, and violence that continues against Yazidis in Iraq. Murad, 23, has campaigned around the world in support of the Yazidis. "At a time when the world is so divided on the question of immigration and refugees, I think it is wonderful as a Canadian that while we different parties have different views on many things, we share the view that it is right to welcome the vulnerable people to our country", ...

Life&Culture Season 7 leaked pictures confirm a reunion
Author: 0 Season 7 leaked pictures confirm a reunion

A few weeks ago, we gave you some of our predictions for Season 7 and we reckon that Jon Snow/Jaehaerys Targaryen will be more of a diplomat than a warrior in the upcoming episodes. If you fall into the former camp, and would like to know a thing or two about Game Of Thrones season 7 that the showrunners haven't yet announced , scroll ye past our spoiler squirrel.

Life&Culture Defamation trial begins over Rolling Stone 'rape on
Author: 0 Defamation trial begins over Rolling Stone 'rape on

Rolling Stone points to a U.S. Department of Education investigation that found past year that that UVa failed to promptly respond to some sexual assault complaints and created a "hostile environment" for victims. Eramo's attorneys are asking that the jury find Rolling Stone defamed Eramo specifically and as a whole with the article. Five admitted that, in their minds, Rolling Stone was starting the trial at a deficit, and more than a dozen said they believed the magazine had committed ...

Life&Culture Natasha Stoynoff Responds After Melania Trump Denies Donald Trump Sexual Assault Allegations
Author: 0 Natasha Stoynoff Responds After Melania Trump Denies Donald Trump Sexual Assault Allegations

Bush had been suspended indefinitely October 9 after a leaked 2005 " Access Hollywood " video revealed the host engaging in vulgar conversation with Donald Trump , now the Republican presidential nominee. "Well, if they bring up my past, why not?" she said. The tape was made prior to Trump making a cameo appearance in an episode of soap opera Days of Our Lives to promote his show The Apprentice.

Author: 0 Blue Jays bats go silent against Indians in ALCS

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.

Author: 0 UN Appoints Wonder Woman Honorary Ambassador

Wonder Woman will support the United Nations in Sustainable Development Goals, delivering the message via a PSA with Gal Gadot , messaging in DC Super Hero Girls and other platforms, and even a special comic book that will be released in Arabic, Chinese, English, Russian, and Spanish, the six official languages of the U.N.

Author: 0 The $900000 question behind Bob Dylan's Nobel prize

The world was stunned to here that Dylan had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Dylan, 75, is the first artist seen primarily as a songwriter to win the award, a fact that has stirred a divisive debate in literary circles. Dylan revolutionized American popular song with numbers such as "Blowin' in the Wind", "The Times They Are A-Changin'", " Subterranean Homesick Blues " and "Like a Rolling Stone ".

Life&Culture Trump would 100 percent accept election result if it's fair, son
Author: 0 Trump would 100 percent accept election result if it's fair, son

He said Mr Trump would only fight if the election were close and is not trying to dispute a fair election. The Republican is trailing his opponent in polls in most of the battleground states while Mrs Clinton eyes potential upset victories in traditionally safe Republican territory, with Arizona at the top of the list.

Author: 0 Pop music icon Bobby Vee dead at 73

Vee (born Robert Thomas Velline) burst onto the music scene at the age of 15 when he was asked to fill in for Buddy Holly for a gig on February 4, 1959 - the night after Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Vee and his band, which had only formed two weeks previously, volunteered. The future Nobel Prize victor said Vee "had a metallic, edgy tone to his voice and it was as musical as a silver bell" in his Chronicles: Volume One memoir.

Author: 0 Church to hold a trunk or treat

Haunted house, 6 - 8 p.m.in the bus barn. If you're a resident of MI, or happen to be in the area, and you are searching the Internet for "Halloween events near me" or "trunk or treat near me", then here's a list of kid-friendly events to go to in southeast MI.

Author: 0 Alec Baldwin Goofs On Trump's Debate Performance, Takes Shot At Brother Stephen

But the "bad hombre" and "nasty woman" punchlines were nearly too easy; after all, the internet has had its fun with them for three days already. "In the past I have been big and loud, but tonight, I am a sweet little baby Trump", Baldwin says in a low voice, before nearly immediately screaming that doctors who perform late-term abortions "are ripping babies out of vaginas".

Life&Culture Tom Cruise works every day
Author: 0 Tom Cruise works every day

Cruise starred as Jack Reacher in the 2012 movie titled simply " Jack Reacher ". Unfortunately, with the Reacher character, all distant and brooding, he loses his greatest asset, eschewing his remarkable ability to channel physical and emotional empathy to an audience and instead we get a hum-drum, glum actioner.

Life&Culture Taylor Swift wows fans in her return to stage on Saturday
Author: 0 Taylor Swift wows fans in her return to stage on Saturday

She was also live for much of her turn with an acoustic guitar for early-career material "You Belong To Me", and "Fifteen", sharing with the audience how much she's enjoyed her decade-plus of opening her diary and pouring her emotions and romantic mishaps out in front of them.

Life&Culture Tyler Perry on why we need Madea more than ever
Author: 0 Tyler Perry on why we need Madea more than ever

Madea's presence is limited to dispensing homespun wisdom to young Keke Palmer , a now-infamous line about shooting Tupac for a parking space, the delivery of Oprah Winfrey's "All my life I had to fight..." speech from " The Color Purple ", and a memorable teaching moment about how to counter domestic violence with hot grease and a cast-iron skillet to the abuser's face.

Life&Culture Clinton up 4 points over Trump in Arizona
Author: 0 Clinton up 4 points over Trump in Arizona

Trump is leading in greater Arizona, 41.6 percent to 25.8 percent. Sanders says multinational companies, billionaires "must pay their fair share ". It's not just because Grandpa Bernie told us to. Now we can take a look at what Secretary Clinton has been doing more recently. Sanders congratulated the 13 million Americans who voted for him in the primaries and helped him build the most progressive democratic platform in history that included a fifteen dollar minimum wage in order to ...

Life&Culture Deadpool 2 loses director Tim Miller over differences with Ryan Reynolds
Author: 0 Deadpool 2 loses director Tim Miller over differences with Ryan Reynolds

Fox says the parting of ways is amicable and is already jumping hand-in-hand with Miller into another project, Influx , the adaptation of a sci-fi themed novel by David Suarez. Circling back to Deadpool 2 though, from what we understand, the film is still on target to meet its January 12th, 2018 release date, and the search for a new director is now underway.

Life&Culture Ex-home secretary Jack Straw backs age checks on migrants
Author: 0 Ex-home secretary Jack Straw backs age checks on migrants

Of 590 asylum applicants whose age was disputed, 574 were recorded as having an age assessment. The Daily Mail used Microsoft's How Old Do I Look? software to analyze a controversial photo of one of the migrants and it found that he was 38 years old, however that is just a rough estimate .

Author: 0 Songwriter, Malibu Resident, Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Many fans already quote Dylan as if he were Shakespeare, there are entire college courses and scholarly volumes devoted to his songs , and judges work Dylan quotations into their legal opinions all the time , such as "The times they are a-changing" and "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows".

Life&Culture The Simpsons celebrate 600th episode
Author: 0 The Simpsons celebrate 600th episode

It holds the record with 635 total episodes. With only a few nods to the 600th milestone at the beginning and end of the episode, everything else follows in traditional "Treehouse of Horror" fashion. Produced with Google Spotlight Stories , " Planet of the Couches " will be available on October 16through the Google Spotlight Stories app on Android and iOS .

Author: 0 Kim Kardashian robbery video surfaces on French site, Report

Kourtney was then seen staring ahead, while being addressed by an off-camera PR, who was heard mumbling to her (presumably about how she should respond to the question, rather than what she wanted for lunch). The reality star continues to remain under the radar after being robbed in Paris . People previously reported that Kim blamed herself for the robbery because of how frequently she used social media.

Life&Culture Bob Dylan Rejects Nobel Laureate's Accolade
Author: 0 Bob Dylan Rejects Nobel Laureate's Accolade

On the webpage for "The Lyrics: 1961-2012", it's shouted atop a description of his book of collected works that Dylan is the "Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature". On Tuesday, the Swedish Academy had said it gave up trying to reach the American troubadour. Danius said the academy isn't making further efforts to reach him, but hopes he will accept the invitation to collect his award at the annual Nobel ceremony in Stockholm on December 10.

Life&Culture Alec Baldwin's Brother Doesn't Like His Donald Trump Impression
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin's Brother Doesn't Like His Donald Trump Impression

But not everyone is a huge fan of Baldwin's Trump - and that includes Baldwin's own brother, Stephen, who previously told CNN's Don Lemon that he thinks Trump would "make a great president". "What do I think about Alec Baldwin's impersonation of Donald Trump and SNL and everything they're doing?" Yes. Alec Baldwin is the nasty one in this election.

Author: 0 Trump didn't invest more in campaign despite tightening race

He accused her of meeting with global financial leaders to "plot the destruction of US sovereignty" and says she ought to be imprisoned for her handling of national security on her unsecured, private email server while she was the country's top diplomat from 2009 to 2013.

Author: 0 Kanye West mad kids haven't played with Jay Z's daughter

Kanye West, who earlier this year called out Apple and Tidal's streaming rivalry for " f--ing up the music game ", has again spoken out against the two services, Pitchfork reports . I'd be remiss not to call out Kanye for being a hypocrite here. Finally, referencing the persistent (and frequently denied) rumors that Apple is lining up a bid to purchase Tidal : " Apple give Jay his check for Tidal now and stop trying to act like you Steve".

Author: 0 Rocky Horror Picture Show gets on screen for a new generation

In fact, a remake of the film - itself based on the popular perennial stage production - has been in development in some form or another for more than a decade. It's up to newcomer McCartan and Justice to help bridge the worlds as Brad and Janet. Though Justice does wear the exact style of bra and slip as Sarandon did in the original.

Author: 0 US election 2016: Clinton and Trump face final debate

ET (We know you were wondering). He chided Trump for his complaints, saying that it did not show the kind of leadership and toughness needed in a president. "I don't even believe the polls", Trump told a rally on the eve of his third and final debate against Hillary Clinton. President Barack Obama on Tuesday derided Trump's attacks.

Author: 0 Phil Chess, co-founder of blues label Chess Records, dies

Chess' nephew Craig Glicken confirmed his uncle's death to the Chicago Sun-Times, adding that the former record label executive was in good health. Leonard died later that year, and Phil retired in 1972. Others who worked at Chess included Willie Dixon , Little Walter and a young session drummer named Maurice White, who later founded Earth, Wind & Fire.

Author: 0 Meet LeEco, the Chinese tech company that wants to make…well, everything

Like the company's last generation of smartphones , the Le Pro 3 and the Le S3 are Android-powered handsets that use USB Type-C and skip the headphone jack. LeEco founder and CEO Jia Yueting.REUTERS/Jason LeeLeEco has been dubbed the "Netflix of China" in the past, but it's spent aggressively in recent years to expand beyond its popular "LeTV" video streaming service.

Life&Culture 2 women tell paper Trump touched them inappropriately
Author: 0 2 women tell paper Trump touched them inappropriately

In reports that emerged late Wednesday, three women told The New York Times and Palm Beach Post that Donald Trump had groped them sexually or kissed them without consent. His campaign said in an earlier statement to TheWrap that the "entire article is fiction" and called it an "assassination" attempt on Trump. Speaking in Florida in his first appearance since The New York Times and other media printed new claims from women who said they were the object of unwanted advances , he said ...

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