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Clear viewing (before bedtime) for tonight's Geminid meteor shower

Clear viewing (before bedtime) for tonight's Geminid meteor shower But there's no need to travel far to see the meteors jet across the night sky, said Jonathan Sabin, president of the Local Group of Deep Sky Observers (LGDSO ) in the Sarasota and Bradenton area. Though the best view is from the Northern Hemisphere, according to NASA. While we are not likely see much precipitation, there may be a few clouds, especially near the Virginia line by 9 p.m. [Full Article...]

Things You Need To Know About The Zuma vs Madonsela Ruling

Things You Need To Know About The Zuma vs Madonsela Ruling The court ruled earlier today that Zuma must pay application costs personally and appoint the Judicial Commission of Inquiry within 30 days as directed within the Public Protector remedial actions. Zuma's ruling African National Congress welcomed the court decision. Mlambo rebuked Zuma, saying he had attempted to interfere with the Constitutional obligation of the Public Protector. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin slumps below $16000, triggering a freeze of futures trading

Bitcoin slumps below $16000, triggering a freeze of futures trading Bitcoin futures listed on CBOE are based on the cryptocurrency's prices listed on the Gemini bitcoin exchange. With CBOE's launch, Bitcoin rose past $15,000 - as of the time of writing, it now sits above $17,000. Bitcoin futures are here. But while volatile compared with traditional currencies or assets, the rise on Monday was relatively tame for bitcoin. That's in line with Monday's gain of 9... [Full Article...]

PBS host, IN native Tavis Smiley suspended following sexual misconduct allegations

PBS host, IN native Tavis Smiley suspended following sexual misconduct allegations PBS vice president for corporate communications Jennifer R. Byrne, said that the company had used an outside law firm to investigate allegations that were levied against Smiley. Hyzagi wrote that " Tavis' misogyny is always creeping around , barely camouflaged by Midwestern good manners". He criticized PBS for its handling of the situation, saying he only learned about the investigation from ... [Full Article...]

Comcast drops out of Fox race

Comcast drops out of Fox race The deal is said to be worth over $60 billion, but the exact amount is still not known. This move leaves the Walt Disney Company DIS as the lone remaining bidder, in a deal that could now close as soon as this week. These assets will form a new company, of which Fox shareholders will get a piece. While the exact portfolio of assets changing hands remains unknown, it appears that the Murdoch ... [Full Article...]

HuffPost Verdict: I'm A Celebrity' Final 2017

HuffPost Verdict: I'm A Celebrity' Final 2017 This comes as talent scout Barry Tomes told the Daily Star Sunday that while Toff won't be paid anything more for being crowned queen of the jungle, she could make over £5million in the near future. "There are so many worthy causes that I would love to get involved with". Medic Bob just said: "Come on Toff, it's hit you first because you're the smallest". [Full Article...]

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Are Headed to Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Are Headed to Lithuania The younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball , LiAngelo , 19, and LaMelo , 16, will join Vytautas in January, Yahoo Sports reported , citing sources. Prienu Vytautuas, or BC Prineai as it's often called, is a low-level club from a small, non-English speaking village of roughly 10,000 people in southern Lithuania. [Full Article...]

Zaira Wasim molestation case: NCW, DCW issue notice to Vistara Airlines

Zaira Wasim molestation case: NCW, DCW issue notice to Vistara Airlines In the video, Zaira could be seen fighting her tears and saying, "This is not done; I am disturbed". According to ANI , the action was taken after the Mumbai Police registered an FIR against the unknown person under section 354 IPC & POCSO Act in the matter. [Full Article...]

Miles Morales Swings into Action in Animated Spider-Man Trailer

Miles Morales Swings into Action in Animated Spider-Man Trailer While Morales might be the main protagonist of this movie, it is looking like we'll be meeting multiple Spider-Men in the course of Morales' journey. Sony Pictures is bringing you friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to the big screen... Coming off mega-successes like The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street , filmmaking duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller were tapped to write/produce a new feature-length ... [Full Article...]

Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested For Drunken And Disorderly Conduct

Comedian Hannibal Buress Arrested For Drunken And Disorderly Conduct Buress again asks "what am I being detained for?" Yet as that outlet later revealed and the local NBC affiliate confirmed , Buress' actual booking report reflects an arrest for disorderly intoxication. The charges were disorderly intoxication according to a tweet from the Miami Police Department. "Take the handcuffs off of me, I didn't do anything, I'm not getting in your vehicle", he said. [Full Article...]

'Jhakaas' Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan on Race 3 sets

'Jhakaas' Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan on Race 3 sets The "Dil Dhadakne Do" star took to Twitter and wrote, "It's nearly time for curtain call!" The film also stars Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala along with various others. The big announcement was made by the Sultan actor himself, who shared a picture of himself shaking hands with Anil Kapoor along with producer Ramesh Taurani. [Full Article...]

USA court refuses to free convicted man featured in 'Making a Murderer'

USA court refuses to free convicted man featured in 'Making a Murderer' Wood added: "Without this involuntary and highly unreliable confession, the case against Dassey was nearly nonexistent". Brendan Dassey , now 28, is serving a lifetime prison sentence for the 2005 murder of a photographer in Wisconsin. Chief Judge Diane P. Wood said: "Without this involuntary and highly unreliable confession, the case against Dassey was nearly nonexistent". "Unfortunately, this... [Full Article...]

Watch James Corden Become Taylor Swift Dancer, Ed Sheeran Security Guard

Watch James Corden Become Taylor Swift Dancer, Ed Sheeran Security Guard I thought that getting from Katie to Taylor would require jumping through Blake Lively or Dawson's Creek , but the Oracle reminded me of a movie that I actually have seen and totally forgot about: The Giver . Taylor Swift got a special introduction from two big fans at Z100 New York's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden last night. "Save yourself. [Full Article...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Send in your questions for the cast

Go-Jek also offers fans the opportunity to purchase Star Wars: The Last Jedi merchandise using Go-Points, which can be accessed by visiting the Go-Points page or tapping the Star Wars banner on the app's homepage. Early box office projections are for the film to debut in the $200 million range on its first weekend. "Guess I'll start a family now." he said. "But it really resonates with wha... [Full Article...]

Bryan Singer sued for allegedly raping 17-year-old boy in 2003

Bryan Singer sued for allegedly raping 17-year-old boy in 2003 The event, which was serving alcohol, was hosted by Lester Waters, a "wealthy tech investor who frequently hosted parties for young gay males", according to the complaint. Singer allegedly threatened that no one would believe the Sanchez-Guzman if he tried to tell someone about the incident. Herman previously represented Michael Egan, who accused Singer and other Hollywood figures of sexual a... [Full Article...]

Amazon and Google are fighting, and that means consumers lose

Amazon and Google are fighting, and that means consumers lose A person familiar with the matter told Engadget that a big point of contention had been Amazon's insistence in creating its own YouTube app on both the Echo Show and on the Fire TV. Fire TV users will start seeing the warning notification from today. The passive-aggressiveness continues even then as you still can't stream from Amazon's Prime Video app to your Chromecast. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis calls for recognising rights of all people in Jerusalem

Pope Francis calls for recognising rights of all people in Jerusalem Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said , a decision that upends decades of U.S. policy and risks fuelling violence in the Middle East. A number of world leaders have warned against moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "The US president and his regional allies will bear responsibility for this decision's risky consequences", the official said. [Full Article...]

First Look At 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'

First Look At 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Turner's Jean Grey will pick up the storyline from the ashes of the poorly received 2006 film " X-Men: The Last Stand ". Sophie Turner transforms into a fiery Jean Grey in the first look at 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix .' She's literally on fire - and topless! - on the cover of 'EW'. [Full Article...]

Valve Announces a New (Bridge Constructor) Portal Game

Valve Announces a New (Bridge Constructor) Portal Game Headup Games has announced that it has been working on a new Bridge Constructor game. It's very unlikely we're ever going to get a proper third entry in the Portal series. Bridge Constructor Portal is set to be released on Windows, macOS, Linux, and mobile on 21 December 2017. " Bridge Constructor Portal will blend the laws of structural engineering and technology straight from Aperture ... [Full Article...]

Bryan Singer Fired From Bohemian Rhapsody Film Mid-Production

Bryan Singer Fired From Bohemian Rhapsody Film Mid-Production THR reported that Singer was absent during production on several occasions. The film, a biopic about famed Queen frontman Freddie Mercury , has been in production for a long time with Singer posting many behind-the-scenes images and videos on his Instagram . [Full Article...]


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