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Raptors Knock Off Suns, Maintain NBA's Top Home Record

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The Raptors, who have scored 100 or more points in 10 consecutive games, nearly reached triple digits in three quarters Tuesday. Jackson, however, is going to need plenty of smart plays like that, especially now that he'll be asked by head coach Jay Triano to step up with Booker probably out for some time. Read More »

Ed Sheeran Tops Spotify's Most Streamed Artist List!

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His success on Spotify , however, did not help him at the Grammys, with Sheeran shut out of major categories announced last week - a surprise to many watchers of the music industry's top prizes. Taylor Swift's album "Reputation", which was released in November, has surpassed Sheeran's "Divide" in USA album sales with more than a million copies sold in the U.S.in the first week, surpassing "Divide's" 919,000 album sales. Read More »

France mourns the death of veteran rock star Johnny Hallyday

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Hallyday, who issued his first recording in 1959, had been preparing a new album and stage tour when news of his treatment for respiratory difficulties in a Paris hospital was announced last month. As well as many French films, he also starred opposite Steve Martin in The Pink Panther 2 . He was best known as a boxing manager in Jean-Luc Godard's "Detective" and a criminal in Patrice Leconte's 2002 " The Man on the Train ". Read More »

Colin Kaepernick: 'We Must Confront Systematic Oppression'

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Jane is wearing a Versace tuxedo, Henri Sillam jewelry, Thale Blanc clutch and Christian Louboutin shoes. The crowd was reportedly stunned to see Kaepernick as he was not advertised as being at the event. "He took a stand knowing some would threaten him and he has had his life threatened, which is why we are profoundly honored to have him here [and] we didn't publicize his presence tonight". Read More »

Yankees make hiring of Aaron Boone official

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The biggest adjustment for Martinez in transitioning to managing was adapting to the speed of the game at field level. Boone and I also talk about his two biggest moments as a Yankee until now: the pennant-winning home run in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, and the pickup basketball game three months later that tore up his knee and started the chain of events that led to Alex Rodriguez becoming a Yankee. Read More »

The Crown's Matt Smith Says He Feels Sorry for Meghan Markle

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Kensington Palace has not commented on reports that William and Harry have cameo roles as stormtroopers in the film. On the other hand, Harry could follow his older brother's footsteps and break protocol. And even if she did, she still wouldn't be a bridesmaid. "She's been a normal person up to this point". In 2015, she was named the UN Women's Advocate for Political Participation and Leadership. Read More »

Naspers, MultiChoice face U.S. class action over SABC, ANN7 dealings

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Similar allegations were made last week, that Multichoice paid the Gupta-owned news channel, ANN7, millions in exchange for similar influence over government's position on set-top boxes. It said the board of MultiChoice would investigate the matter. "The MultiChoice Audit & Risk committee has confirmed the action it is taking in response to the allegations in the media". Read More »

U.S. singer Melanie Martinez faces allegations

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Martinez , a U.S. singer who gained popularity after appearing on singing talent show The Voice , has denied the allegations. Martinez herself has yet to respond to the allegations by Heller - in general she is not extremely active on social media, with the most-recent post from her Twitter coming in late September. Read More »

Chester Bennington Had Booze, Ecstasy In His System When He Died

The report also found nothing out of the ordinary in the autopsy showing that Bennington was a relatively healthy man. The site adds that authorities found a prescription bottle of Zolpidem (Ambien) on his dresser, along with a pint glass of Corona and an empty bottle of Stella Artois. Read More »

Terry Crews Continues Case Against Adam Venit Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

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News of the lawsuit comes a little more than a week after Venit returned to work at WME following a brief suspension as the agency conducted an internal investigation of Crews' allegations. "He's grabbing my nuts, '" Crews claims he yelled after getting groped, according to the lawsuit. Crews says on his way home from the event Adam Sandler called and asked if he was ok, and Crews responded that he was surprised he got molested at age 48. Read More »

Man planned mass shooting against Islamic center

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Bernandino Bolatete, a Filipino immigrant to the USA, planned to target the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida in Jacksonville, says the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He said that he had lost a kidney during a shooting back in the Philippines and that his remaining kidney was becoming weak. "I'll die there in that area", he said, according to police. Read More »

Cordray expected to announce OH gubernatorial bid on Tuesday

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He said he will continue to work on issues such as the cost of health care and college, and saving for retirement. Richard Cordray , former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced his candidacy for the governorship of OH on Tuesday, releasing a video featuring former President Barack Obama and Democratic Sen. Read More »

Netflix Choose Your Own Adventure Shows for Adults Are in the Works

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Next year, the company, which now licenses more titles than it produces but plans to reach a 50-50 split by 2019, will release 60 kids' shows and 20 anime originals. This move makes sense, because like he said, they just won't have as much content as Netflix. Sarandos revealed Monday during his talk that Netflix and producers Media Rights Capital had reached an agreement for an eight-episode sixth season without Spacey. Read More »

Black Mirror Channels Star Trek With 'USS Callister' Trailer

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All episodes were written by Charlie Brooker. The spot blends psychological paranoia with the techy futurism Black Mirror always delivers upon. It stars Andrea Riseborough, Andrew Gower, and Kiran Sonia Sawar. Starring Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole, and George Blagden, this episode puts the focus on online dating and appears to focus on an app that either predicts or decides for you when it's time to get intimate. Read More »

Selena Gomez Makes Instagram Private After Ranting About Interview

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However, we grew concerned when Selena Gomez's Instagram account suddenly went private with very little warning. The portion of the Billboard article - which was written by Brooke Mazurek - in question opens the piece, describing a giant teddy bear in the Fetish singer's living room which she says was 'a gift'. Read More »

Spot trends and buy/sell signals: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup Inc

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The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $77.10 on volume of 23.1 million shares. ( NYSE : JPM ) has risen 33.74% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Ami Investment Management Inc, which manages about $407.66 million and $154.22 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wal ( NYSE :WMT) by 19,693 shares to 45,196 shares, valued at $3.42M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Read More »

John Mayer Hospitalized for Emergency Surgery

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The band has not decided on when the New Orleans concert will be postponed until, and they also have not announced any changes to any of their upcoming dates. So far, Dead & Company's December 7 and 8 concerts have not been postponed or canceled. Mayer is on tour playing guitar with The Dead and Company and is now in New Orleans . Read More »

Barack Obama beats Donald Trump in most popular tweets of 2017

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It was tweeted on August 13 - a day after a white nationalist supporter drove his auto into a crowd in Charlottesville. The post , which was also the most liked post of 2017 on Twitter, has been retweeted more than 1.7 million times and liked more than 4.5 million times. Read More »

Is Kim Kardashian Reigniting Her Feud With Taylor Swift?

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Taylor Swift and Kimye's feud dates all the way back to the 2008 MTV VMAs where Kanye infamously interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech for Best Female Video. Some fans became suspicious after Taylor announced that her upcoming album Reputation would drop on November 10, which is the ten-year anniversary of Kanye's mother's death. Read More »

RK Nagar bypoll: Papers of actor Vishal, Jayalalithaa's nice Deepa rejected

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Deepa's nomination papers were rejected as several columns were left blank. Actor Vishal's nomination for contesting as an independent candidate in the RK Nagar bypoll has been accepted after corrections were made on his affidavit. "We are going to take it up legally and will go to the court tomorrow", she added. The nominations for the bypoll in Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency, necessitated by the death of Jayalalithaa, who was the sitting MLA, past year began on November 27, ... Read More »

Cold Front Brings Rain Tuesday: What To Expect

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The high will be 53; after a morning low 50. Friday: Mostly sunny, late clouds. Highs around 80. Wind SW 8-15 miles per hour. Highs will only warm into the 50s. Rain will clear later Wednesday morning and cooler air settles in behind the cold front. Winds will be gusty at times Wednesday . It'll feel more like December on Thursday . Read More »

Netflix cuts ties with Danny Masterson amid rape allegations

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The actor has denied the allegations, and contends any sexual relationships he's been involved in were consensual. "Law enforcement investigated these claims more than 15 years ago and determined them to be without merit". Netflix later confirmed that this exchange did happen, saying Yeatman's remarks 'were careless, uninformed and do not represent the views of the company'. Read More »

House Of Cards To Return Without Kevin Spacey

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The sixth and final season of House of Cards - the hit Netflix series thrown into crisis by sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey - is to resume production early next year without its star, an industry source told AFP Monday. Read More »

Auburn Tigers learn their bowl fate | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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Where does Malzahn's new contract rank nationally? For the second consecutive season Auburn will participate in a New Year's Six bowl game. Auburn was ranked as high as No. 7 Auburn (10-3) in the Peach Bowl, but formal invitations won't be handed out until shortly after 3 p.m. He has a 45-21 record at Auburn and has won the SEC West twice and has led the team to the BCS National Championship where his team lost to Florida State in 2013. Read More »

Ex-Catalan leader to hear extradition verdict on December 14

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Separatist parties have repeatedly accused Madrid of taking "political prisoners" and "repression", and the decision to keep some Catalan leaders in jail is likely to magnify those claims. A government-commissioned poll says that pro-independence parties will lose their slim majority in the Catalan parliament in elections later this month, foreshadowing a complicated route to post-election deals to form a new government. Read More »

Disney removing the Frozen short in front of Coco starting December 8th

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But Coco doesn't land in the United Kingdom until next month, and because the new Frozen short is Christmas-themed, Disney opted with a limited Frozen release in the United Kingdom instead. During a conversation on Thursday with Yahoo Entertainment , Coco co-director Adrian Molina explained. But Coco doesn't land in the United Kingdom until next month, and because the new Frozen short is Christmas-themed, Disney opted with a limited Frozen release in the United Kingdom ... Read More »

Levine's May Festival Appearance Canceled Amid Sex Abuse Allegations

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Earlier Monday the Chicago Symphony Orchestra released its first statement on the Levine matter, noting that the conductor is not scheduled to perform any future concerts with the CSO. He declined to be interviewed again when contacted this weekend. Information from the Boston Globe and the New York Times was included in this report. Read More »

Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams Team on 'Star Trek' Pitch

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Before then, however, the next step would be to put together a writers' room that will hear the pitch. He's one of the most distinct modern filmmakers with an easy to recognize (and parody ) style. Abrams are reportedly in the early stages of a " Star Trek " movie. The studio did not respond to requests for comment from either Hollywood publication, so there's no clarity on whether Tarantino's interest would impact those plans. Read More »

PBS to Replace Charlie Rose With Christiane Amanpour

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PBS has a plan for replacing Charlie Rose's late-night interview program, and it starts with Christiane Amanpour . PBS previously aired Charlie Rose in the same time slot since 1991. During the scandal, PBS supplied repeats of shows like " Masterpiece Theater " for stations to air in lieu of " Charlie Rose ". After airing on New York's PBS station this week, it will be rolled out to other stations next week. Read More »

Netflix Exec Told Alleged Danny Masterson Rape Victim: We Don't Believe You

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Netflix confirmed in a statement to the Huffington Post that Yeatman did in fact tell the woman that the company didn't believe Masterson's accusers, characterizing his comments as " careless and uninformed ". Three of the women who have accused Masterson were members of the Church of Scientology at the time they say they were raped. The conversation ended quickly, but Yeatman later approached Victim B , telling her he'd had no idea she was one of the victims. Read More »

Blake Lively's Hand Injury Has Halted Production on Her Next Film

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There was no word on how severe the injury is or how long production will be suspended. Last month, a makeup-free Lively was nearly unrecognizable when she sported a shorter and choppier dishwater-blond style as she sat on a sidewalk outside a fast food joint while filming the spy flick. Read More »

Tiffany Haddish Gets Her Birthday Wish from Ellen DeGeneres

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So, I meet her, right, and then we gonna start, like. a co-op, and then the next thing you know we gonna start our own little booth and we gonna go to, like, farmers' markets together and stuff together and it'll be Tiff and O's Vegetables! "We 'gotta hang out, '" Haddish told Ellen DeGeneres on her show. Read More »