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Dallas council votes to remove Robert E. Lee statue

Workers at the scene said that city records did not indicate how deeply anchored the bronze statue was into its mount, which may explain why it was still standing around 4:30 p.m., when crews received news of the restraining order and were forced to stop working. [Full Article...]

Adrien Silva: Fifa rejects Leicester City's application for midfielder

Adrien Silva: Fifa rejects Leicester City's application for midfielder However nearly a week since that deadline passed, Leicester are still waiting to hear if the transfer can be completed, with world football governing body FIFA now looking into the documentation. Federations like the FA and clubs such as Leicester and Sporting use FIFA's electronic platform - the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) - to conduct international transfers. [Full Article...]

Google's Street View cameras get updates for first time in eight years

Google's Street View cameras get updates for first time in eight years Google has refreshed the design for the cameras used to capture Street View images, which is its first significant upgrade in eight years, reports Wired . The software can also identify business names and logos. All of the raw data is fed through algorithms so that important information like street numbers and street names can be added automatically to the Google database. [Full Article...]

Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack

Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack The U.N. investigators found that 33 chemical attacks had taken place during the civil war. Twenty seven were by forces of the government of President Bashar al-Assad, including seven between 1 March to 7 July. Syrian government officials have denied responsibility, and said last month that they would allow in United Nations teams to investigate. The report is based on information retrieved fr... [Full Article...]

Christian Dior and Gucci to stop using size zero models

Christian Dior and Gucci to stop using size zero models He confirmed that LVMH would stop hiring under-16 minors, a common practice in the industry, saying: "A young girl of 15 doesn't have the faculties to take on the hard world of fashion and modelling". While the French law set to take effect October 1 requires both male and female models to present a health certificate obtained within the previous two years, LVMH and Kering said their charter wou... [Full Article...]

Mother! at Venice Film Festival

Mother! at Venice Film Festival Academy attention will nearly certainly focus on Jennifer Lawrence who plays the title character, and through whose perspective - and on whose face - Aronofsky lingers throughout. Aronofsky and Lawrence have been romantically linked since September 2016, confirming reports that they began seeing each other after the film wrapped. [Full Article...]

Star Wars: Rian Johnson May Be Top Contender to Direct Episode IX

Star Wars: Rian Johnson May Be Top Contender to Direct Episode IX Now that Trevorrow has left, numerous reports have come in about possible replacements, one of which could be Rian Johnson, who just directed The Last Jedi . In 2015, Fantastic Four's Josh Trank was dropped from directing a standalone Star Wars story and only three months ago veteran director Ron Howard took over the Han Solo spin-off film after its previous directors were pushed out. [Full Article...]

Kansas landlord cleaning home smells odor; police find child's body in concrete

Kansas landlord cleaning home smells odor; police find child's body in concrete Police said they were called to the scene Saturday after the property owner complained of an odor from the concrete structure. The residents of the house, Miranda Miller and Stephen Bodine , are now being held in Sedgwick County Jail on charges related to a child custody case. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian Shared Some Nude Photos in the Name of Art

Kim Kardashian Shared Some Nude Photos in the Name of Art The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star blessed fans timelines with her latest naked photo to brighten up their Tuesday nights, sharing a black and white photo of herself putting everything on display - and we mean EVERYTHING. Kim is no stranger to criticism when it comes to her selfies, and her greater curation of her body in the media (just ask Chloƫ Grace Moretz ), but lately she's made a ... [Full Article...]

Apple and Amazon Enter the James Bond Bidding War

Apple and Amazon Enter the James Bond Bidding War Instead of giving James Bond a new love interest in the upcoming movie, it is said that the movie will have the secret agent marrying Madeleine Swann between the events of " Spectre " and " Bond 25 ". "The film's like Taken with Bond ", the source continued. The insider did not provide any other details about the film's plot. They also note that insiders involved in the deals say studios beli... [Full Article...]

Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections

Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections In a statement, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) head Wafula Chebukati said new presidential elections will be held on October 17. Odinga then petitioned the Supreme Court, claiming that election results were manipulated in Kenyatta's favor. Kenyatta, the incumbent, later slammed Raila's opposition to the new election date, saying, "There is no legal requirement that Rail... [Full Article...]

Angelina Jolie Hopes To Be Accepted As A Full-Time Filmmaker

Angelina Jolie Hopes To Be Accepted As A Full-Time Filmmaker For the occasion, Jolie donned a knit piece with subtle textural details, grounded by simple, neutral kitten heels by CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist Ryan Roche. Jolie, 42, said in an interview with The Sunday Telegraph that the end of her 12-year relationship was "hard", adding that "emotionally, it's been a very difficult year". [Full Article...]

Prince George starts primary school this week

Prince George starts primary school this week Recovery in nice digs: The palace announcement said the duchess is under care for morning sickness at the Cambridges' 20-room Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace, which is a far more spacious abode than tiny Nottingham Cottage where she spent time during her first pregnancy. [Full Article...]

'American Horror Story: Cult' Review: Trump Not The Only Terrifying Thing Here

'American Horror Story: Cult' Review: Trump Not The Only Terrifying Thing Here As described by IMDb , season one revolved around a haunted house possessed by demons; season two centered on an insane asylum and a man wrongly accused of murdering his wife and several other women; season three focused on a coven of witches, season - wait, you get the picture. [Full Article...]

Justin Bieber Comments On 'Lil Wayne's Hospitalization Following Siezure

Justin Bieber Comments On 'Lil Wayne's Hospitalization Following Siezure The footage of the rapper on stage at Saturday's show no signs of any type of complications. Lil Wayne has been released from the hospital following a seizure incident over the weekend. Why? A hospital representative, however, said that Wayne was no longer in the hospital in the morning of September 4 as reflected in the hospital patient records. [Full Article...]

YouTube targets Mixer with ultra-low-latency mobile streaming

YouTube targets Mixer with ultra-low-latency mobile streaming As a result, the streamer will be able to respond promptly to the audience's comments . All of these upgrades and features focus on the interactions between the two parties, and many are fan-requested updates that have been in the works over the last few weeks. [Full Article...]

Jamie Foxx, Katie Holmes not hiding anymore

Jamie Foxx, Katie Holmes not hiding anymore Finally, it's official - Katie and Jamie are a couple. Jamie - who starred with Tom Cruise in 2004's Collateral - had previously denied they were an item, calling the rumours "fake news". She and Foxx also have yet to officially confirm the dating speculation. Katie is not dating anyone. Past year (16), Jamie's pal Real Housewives of Atlanta star Claudia Jordan appeared to confirm they... [Full Article...]

Cheryl Burke Returns To Dancing With The Stars

Cheryl Burke Returns To Dancing With The Stars Now he can take those moves to a real dance floor on television. Meanwhile, the last season she did not compete as she pursued other projects such as her Love on the Floor tour and Dance Moms . Although the Chattanooga alum has never tried ballroom dancing he joked: 'If I can handle [former Dallas Cowboys coach] Bill Parcells then I can handle Cheryl'. [Full Article...]

Here's what these adults had to say about Taylor Swift's new single

Here's what these adults had to say about Taylor Swift's new single Two of Swift's sponsors, UPS and AT&T, are NCAA Football's biggest advertisers on ESPN , the source adds. While Swift hasn't performed at sporting events much during her career, her one and only live performance from past year was leading up to the Formula 1 U.S. [Full Article...]

'It' Producer Seth Grahame-Smith Inspired By Stephen King's Writing

And although that version features a haunting performance by Tim Curry as the titular monster, its workmanlike presentation doesn't come close to this new adaptation, which understands that King's small-town nostalgia is purposefully grandiose. [Full Article...]


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