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Louis CK Does Stand-Up Comedy For First Since Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Louis CK Does Stand-Up Comedy For First Since Sexual Misconduct Allegations But he did watch a tape of the set and said that when the host announced C.K., the audience broke out into "sustained applause", with some folks "giving a little bit extra", as if to show they "wanted to hear what he had to say". He released a statement in which he said the stories were true and he expressed remorse for his actions. Telfer went on to explain in analogy-free language: "If you... [Full Article...]

Moses Absent As Hazard’s Goal, Yedlin Own-Goal Help Chelsea Pip Newcastle

Moses Absent As Hazard’s Goal, Yedlin Own-Goal Help Chelsea Pip Newcastle Maurizio Sarri , who now has three wins from three as Chelsea's boss looked unimpressed by Newcastle's negative tactics as they had just 19 percent possession throughout. Yedlin puts through his own net from Alonso's low drive after Giroud had headed Willian's free kick back across goal. Jorginho has made Chelsea history after completing 158 passes in his third Premier League game f... [Full Article...]

Neil Simon: Celebrated US playwright dies aged 91

Neil Simon: Celebrated US playwright dies aged 91 He won Tony Awards for The Odd Couple , Biloxi Blues , and Lost in Yonkers and a fourth for his overall contribution to American theatre. Principally known for his original work on Broadway and subsequently in film, Simon cut his teeth as a writer for Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows , along with other comedic greats like Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Selma Diamond. [Full Article...]

Mixed emotions for Hughton as Albion are beaten narrowly at Liverpool

Mixed emotions for Hughton as Albion are beaten narrowly at Liverpool Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton was disappointed his team could not land another blow on a Premier League heavyweight in their 1-0 loss at Liverpool . Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have now gone over 10 on-field hours without conceding a goal at Anfield as they registered a 1-0 victory over Brighton this weekend. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump slams Michael Cohen, lauds Paul Manafort after twin legal blows

Donald Trump slams Michael Cohen, lauds Paul Manafort after twin legal blows Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight charges in federal court, including campaign finance violations specifically tied to his role in making hush payments to women who alleged affairs with Trump ahead of the 2016 election. U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , leaves the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House in lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S. [Full Article...]

Singapore says Crazy Rich Asians author skipped service duty

Singapore says Crazy Rich Asians author skipped service duty Male Singaporean citizens are required to spend two years, in most cases, in a uniformed service as young adults. He reportedly applied twice to renounce his citizenship at a later date, but was rejected as he had not served in the military. [Full Article...]

VMAs: Madonna bashed over Aretha Franklin 'tribute'

VMAs: Madonna bashed over Aretha Franklin 'tribute' Madonna on the red carpet at the MTV VMAs . Madonna sparked a backlash with a 10-minute speech focused mostly on her own early career at Monday's VMA show. Other musicians were promoting better messages at the VMAs . One document filed with the court and signed by her son Kecalf Franklin, and her estate attorney, David Bennett, check a box acknowledging the absence of a will. [Full Article...]

Eagles' Greatest Hits has become the best-selling album of all time

Eagles' Greatest Hits has become the best-selling album of all time You can view the RIAA's list of the Top 100 certified albums of all time at its site . According to the RIAA , Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975), the first album ever to go platinum, has now done so 38 times, meaning it's sold more than 38,000,000 copies. [Full Article...]

Nicki Minaj Awards Travis Scott ‘Ho of the Week’ on Queen Radio

Nicki Minaj Awards Travis Scott ‘Ho of the Week’ on Queen Radio The answer is 12.1 million followers, although in terms of monthly listeners on Spotify she has 32.2 million, making her the 18th biggest artist on the platform at the time of writing. - La Belle (@thallya_ah) August 19, 2018Nicki Minaj is going to sit in front of Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner tomorrow at the Vmas . No, no. "A six-month-old has no such power", you might say. [Full Article...]

Twitch Prime ends ad-free viewing, Amazon Prime preorder discount reduced

Twitch Prime ends ad-free viewing, Amazon Prime preorder discount reduced A couple of years ago, Amazon Prime members received the benefit of Twitch Prime as part of the regular Prime members Amazon subscription which included benefits like no ads, in-game currency for certain games, and you could vote toward a free game every month. [Full Article...]

Drake grants birthday wish to little girl awaiting heart transplant

Drake grants birthday wish to little girl awaiting heart transplant The resulting heartfelt moment was captured by the staff at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, who shared the footage on Instagram . 'Sofia was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a condition that often leads to heart failure and need for heart transplantation in order to survive, ' the hospital said under the clip of her performance to the Drake song. [Full Article...]

Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online

Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online Her Be Best campaign has emphasized the responsibility of adults in ensuring children's well-being. "In today's global society, social media is an inevitable part of our children's daily lives", Trump said at a cyberbullying summit in Rockville, Maryland. [Full Article...]

Netflix Cancels Michelle Wolf’s Talk Show After Less Than Three Months

Netflix Cancels Michelle Wolf’s Talk Show After Less Than Three Months Remember Michelle Wolf , who mocked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders when Wolf emceed this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner in April? The Joel McHale Show launched in February with 13 episodes, one posted each week. [Full Article...]

Watch Ariana Grande’s Powerful Tribute to Aretha Franklin on ‘Tonight Show’

Watch Ariana Grande’s Powerful Tribute to Aretha Franklin on ‘Tonight Show’ He continued, more warmly: "She's brought joy to millions of lives and her extraordinary legacy will thrive and inspire many generations to come". BET networks have been running musical playlists of Aretha Franklin's hits since her passing, including this next airing Monday on BET Her, featuring a marathon of the prolific artist's videos. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's tears of a billionaire as he reveals gruelling work schedule

Elon Musk's tears of a billionaire as he reveals gruelling work schedule The newspaper reported that Musk had "alternated between laughter and tears" in the interview and said he had not taken more than a week off work since 2001. "If you have anyone who can do a better job, please let me know". Musk said he saw last week's tweet - which included an assurance that funding for going private was secured - as an attempt to be transparent. [Full Article...]

Aretha Franklin's music, legacy lives on

Aretha Franklin's music, legacy lives on Earlier this week, members of her family told NBC WDIV-TV in Detroit that she was "gravely ill". Describing Aretha's loss, the family said: "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart". [Full Article...]

Remembering the times Aretha Franklin blessed the sports world with her talent

Remembering the times Aretha Franklin blessed the sports world with her talent According to her representatives, Franklin had been battling pancreatic cancer for some time , and earlier this year announced her retirement from the road. In February 2017, she said she would keep recording but retire from touring after a limited run of concerts marking a new album that year, " A Brand New Me ", which featured her doing some of her biggest hits with the Royal Phil... [Full Article...]

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive'

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive' Manigault-Newman wrote that she had provided the president with a briefing book describing how Tubman had helped free hundreds of other slaves. "It sounds a little like, obviously, that there are some things you've got in the back pocket to pull out", Lara Trump is heard telling Manigault Newman. [Full Article...]

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies Chilina Kennedy, who played King in the stage show about her life lovely, spoke about Natural Woman becoming a hit - before welcoming one of the greatest singers of our time to the stage. She also sang (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2015, attended by Obama, and her performance moved him to tears. [Full Article...]

‘The Nun’ movie ad pulled out from YouTube for being too shocking

‘The Nun’ movie ad pulled out from YouTube for being too shocking Apple warned internet users about the particular intro of the jumpscare ad. Apple advised people to look away or mute their sound if they have anxiety or hate jumpscares when they see the telltale volume sign being turned down on top of a black screen. [Full Article...]


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