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Arts&Culture Uber CEO puts London ban down to bad reputation
Author: 0 Uber CEO puts London ban down to bad reputation

Uber's license to operate as a private hire service is set to expire on September 30. He told employees the company needed to act with integrity but that he did not believe Uber had done everything it was accused of in London . The agency said the factors it considered included Uber's "approach to reporting serious criminal offenses" and its use of software created to evade the authorities.

Arts&Culture Kevin Durant Apologizes After Criticizing OKC Coach and Calling Former Teammates 'Cats'
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Apologizes After Criticizing OKC Coach and Calling Former Teammates 'Cats'

The problem - he forgot he was using a fake Twitter account he created to hide his identity. "It was just him and Russ". United States media reports have said Durant had meant to post the remarks from a fake Twitter account. For what it's worth, Durant recently came out and made it clear he understands what he did was "childish" and "idiotic". Green said it was the only proper response after Durant gave him such grief for a social media gaffe during USA Basketball workouts prior to the ...

Arts&Culture HBO Is Making Another 'Game Of Thrones' Prequel
Author: 0 HBO Is Making Another 'Game Of Thrones' Prequel

The show that [co-showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss] have created will get its proper send off first. HBO and Martin are maintaining secrecy about the exact plot details for each of the shows, except to confirm that they will all be prequels, rather than sequels.

Arts&Culture Go Behind The Scenes of ''Kingsman: The Golden Circle'
Author: 0 Go Behind The Scenes of ''Kingsman: The Golden Circle'

They set out to Kentucky to get help from their American brethren, a private intelligence agency called Statesman, hidden within a bourbon distillery. The political commentary in the movie is top notch and a source of excellent entertainment regardless of beliefs. Not only does Egerton reprise his role but Mark Strong returns as Merlin along with Firth who stars as Harry Hart - despite being killed in the first movie.

Arts&Culture Spain to send extra police to try to halt Catalan referendum
Author: 0 Spain to send extra police to try to halt Catalan referendum

A Catalan regional judge has ordered the release with restrictions of six people arrested as part of a crackdown by Spanish authorities on preparations for an October 1 independence referendum for Catalonia, which Spain says is illegal. The mood in Catalonia is growing increasingly nasty with just over a week to go before the banned ballot on October 1. Police said up to 40,000 people gathered outside the devolved government's economy ministry in the city, which was searched.

Arts&Culture Kylie Jenner is pregnant
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner is pregnant

Kylie Jenner is pregnant and Travis Scott is about to become a dad. Kardashian sister Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant. "They started telling friends a few weeks ago". Instead, she responded to a fan's comment about her KKW Beauty products. TMZ says that they've had multiple sources confirm the pregnancy, and that Travis has even revealed that they're expecting a daughter.

Arts&Culture 'Menace' woman with machete terrorize to 'execute' Kardashians
Author: 0 'Menace' woman with machete terrorize to 'execute' Kardashians

She pointed the revolver at a store employee but didn't shoot. Fortunately, everyone is OK, but it's pretty terrifying that this woman was in possession of both a gun and a machete. "They'll be f***ing killed!" she shouted to the crowd of cameramen. Medrano initially evaded police before she was eventually arrested at her home.

Author: 0 Trump Hits Back at the "Worst Ever" Emmy Awards

He's less impressed with Trump's Emmy tweet , though. "I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night - the worst ever", Trump tweeted on Tuesday, two days after the awards show aired. You've got to have the big numbers. "And I certainly hope we achieved that tonight", he said during his monologue . Donald Glover, claiming one of his awards, said that Trump was "the reason I'm probably up here" - Glover is a talented guy and his awards deserved, but it's hard ...

Arts&Culture Jon Hamm Cheered Elisabeth Moss' Emmy Win Via Text
Author: 0 Jon Hamm Cheered Elisabeth Moss' Emmy Win Via Text

Elisabeth Moss is more like her Handmaid's Tale character than you'd think. Host Stephen Colbert capped off the traditional song-and-dance/monologue by bringing out a very special guest: Sean Spicer. Variety reports that she's already signed on for a new film, and it sounds every bit as hard-hitting as the adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian 1985 novel.

Author: 0 What China's Downgrade Signals to Investors

In any case, the bulk of China's government debt is bought by state-owned banks and held to maturity, the economist noted. The IMF expects China's total non-financial sector debt as a proportion of gross domestic product to rise to nearly 300% by 2022, up from 242% a year ago.

Arts&Culture KJ Apa Survived A Devastating Car Crash Leaving The 'Riverdale' Set
Author: 0 KJ Apa Survived A Devastating Car Crash Leaving The 'Riverdale' Set

The show routinely requires actors to work very long hours, with shoots lasting until the early morning hours, and cast and crew are not provided with transportation. KJ Apa is lucky to be walking around uninjured right now. "Someone's going to die". Per Warner Bros TV policy, actors are responsible for getting themselves to and from the set, particularly on productions that are based outside of the US.

Arts&Culture Watch the violent full trailer for Netflix's The Punisher
Author: 0 Watch the violent full trailer for Netflix's The Punisher

He's a comic-book character, but he doesn't fly, he doesn't have X-ray vision. "I was a part of a covert Central Intelligence Agency operation". After all, stories of soldiers being let down by the forces that made them into who they are feel more timely than ever.

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Author: 0 "America's Got Talent" - One last shot

Simon Cowell , Howie Mandel , Mel B and Heidi Klum were treated to some truly incredible performances, all introduced by host Tyra Banks . Heidi told the nine-year-old, "You are only four-feet-tall, but you are a giant", adding that in her opinion, Hale was the best singer of the season .

Arts&Culture Emma Stone is Helping Hillary Clinton With Her Press Tour
Author: 0 Emma Stone is Helping Hillary Clinton With Her Press Tour

Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. In the film, when King approaches the president of the USLTA, Jack Kramer (Bill Pullman), for a raise in pay for female players, there's a folder of papers on the table.

Arts&Culture Halle Berry Robbed the Cradle for Her New Man
Author: 0 Halle Berry Robbed the Cradle for Her New Man

He's younger than her: Da Kid is 16 years Berry's junior. The Oscar victor posted a photo that finds her alongside British music producer Alex Da Kid on her Instagram page with the simple caption, " My balance ". I think this is proving to be a really valuable time. I didn't have the ambition to become an engineer, I just wanted to be in the studio environment and do my own thing, focusing on the creative, music-making side.

Arts&Culture Kevin Hart's alleged sex tape extortion plot 'investigated by FBI'
Author: 0 Kevin Hart's alleged sex tape extortion plot 'investigated by FBI'

Bloom said there was no evidence that law enforcement was looking into the matter and she meant to report it to authorities immediately and demand a full investigation. Bloom added that she does not advise her clients to take polygraph tests. It hasn't been an easy week for Kevin Hart . "Although it's been reported that law enforcement is investigating, we have no evidence of that".

Author: 0 Game of Thrones' Bryan Cogman Developing Fifth Prequel

Martin had high praise for Cogman's appointment, saying that apart from himself and a select few others, "I don't know anyone who knows and loves Westeros as well as he does". Martin hinted at Cogman's fifth prequel in a post to his LiveJournal page this past May. It's exciting when you learn skills on a job but even more when you get to develop those skills.

Author: 0 Jamal Agnew burns Giants with 88-yard punt return

The Falcons are not the Cardinals or Giants offensively. "Still just that last little bit to gain, but it will come, you know", he said. And after two games, it looks as though they will miss the postseason altogether, barring a dramatic turnaround.

Arts&Culture Jackie Hoffman jokingly pokes fun at Laura Dern after Emmy loss
Author: 0 Jackie Hoffman jokingly pokes fun at Laura Dern after Emmy loss

When presenters Issa Rae and Riz Ahmed announced Big Little Lies' Dern as the victor, the cameras zoomed in on each of the other nominees, and that's when Hoffman let it rip, yelling, " Damn it , damn it! " in faux outrage. "I feel very proud to be a part of reflecting fierce women and mothers finding their voice". It's true that 50-year-old actress Laura Dern did have famous parents - actress Diane Ladd and actor Bruce Dern.

Arts&Culture WWE Legend Bobby
Author: 0 WWE Legend Bobby "The Brain" Heenan Dead at 73

Heenan left WWE in late 1993 planning on an early retirement, only to be tempted into a stint with rival organisation WCW where he worked for the next six years. Current WWE superstars and former greats were taking to Twitter on Sunday night to pay their respects to Heenan . Heenan would go on to become one of the most popular managers in professional wrestling.

Arts&Culture Monster Hunter, Venom, and Two More Characters Coming to Marvel vs. Capcom
Author: 0 Monster Hunter, Venom, and Two More Characters Coming to Marvel vs. Capcom

In a new Capcom Unity post detailing the game's upcoming release, Capcom has provided a statement setting the identities of these characters in stone. This is the first time we are hearing of Black Widow, however. Just minutes after the embargo for reviews lifted, Capcom has revealed six new DLC characters to be added to Marvel Vs.

Arts&Culture Toys R Us Could File For Bankruptcy Ahead Of Christmas Season
Author: 0 Toys R Us Could File For Bankruptcy Ahead Of Christmas Season

A combination of industry trends and specific mistakes have hurt Toys "R" USA, experts say. "Toy companies also have to deal with the fact that many kids are increasingly playing games on consoles, phones and tablets and not with old-school action figures, dolls and other toys", CNN reported .

Arts&Culture Knife-wielding United States student shot dead
Author: 0 Knife-wielding United States student shot dead

The GBI spokesperson says officers repeatedly tried to talk with Shultz, who was described by police as not being cooperative or complying with demands from officers. "Shoot me", Schultz can be heard saying about one minute before one of the officers fired. Schultz's mother Lynne told the New York Daily News that her child was "nonconformist and very, very bright", and said she was unable to explain the incident .

Arts&Culture Florida Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis
Author: 0 Florida Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis

The facility has been sealed off for a criminal investigation after 115 residents, sweltering for days, were evacuated. The facility has been given a "below average" rating by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, due to numerous staffing, fire safety and health inspections violations in the past.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer: Being invited to the Emmys was 'a real honor'

CanLit legend Margaret Atwood was the toast of Tinseltown as " The Handmaid's Tale ", based on her 1985 dystopian novel, won eight trophies. "I mean, Spicer obviously was compelled to do certain things that we might not have respected or we might not have admired...in order to do his job, but I've done some jobs that are things you shouldn't admire or respect me for either".

Arts&Culture Priyanka Chopra causes white riot at Emmys 2017 red carpet
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra causes white riot at Emmys 2017 red carpet

The actor opted for a nude-white Zuhair Murad gown for her first Oscars appearance and repeated the colour with a lovely Ralph & Russo tulle strapless gown at the 89th Academy Awards. In a body-hugging white Balmain dress embellished with sequins and feathers, the style-icon did not disappoint at all. In terms of accessories, she chose to go minimalistic with only a pair of earrings which added elegance to her look, reported IANS news agency.

Arts&Culture Top comedy Emmys go to Donald Glover, plus 'Veep' and its star
Author: 0 Top comedy Emmys go to Donald Glover, plus 'Veep' and its star

A third person joked: " Julia Louis Dreyfus is like the Meryl Streep of TV". The actor's impersonations of Trump have propelled " SNL " to its best season in years, bringing in viewers and also Emmy glory. But better yet, she's one of several women to win for writing, directing and acting in stories that center on women's lives. Kidman said the production highlighted the "complicated, insidious disease" of domestic abuse.

Arts&Culture Trump continues to push for bipartisan tax overhaul
Author: 0 Trump continues to push for bipartisan tax overhaul

And some conservatives were voicing concerns about Trump's newfound fondness for making deals with Democrats, as he did last week on the debt ceiling with House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

Arts&Culture Jerry Jones Is
Author: 0 Jerry Jones Is "Impeding" Roger Goodell Contract Talks

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is on a rampage in the wake of the Ezekiel Elliott suspension. Roger Goodell's long-term future as National Football League commissioner could be in doubt thanks to Jerry Jones . Jones is not a part of the NFL's six-man compensation committee, the group that decides Goodell's fate and contractual status. "Jerry's not saying, 'Don't hire Roger.' He's saying, 'I hate this [proposed] deal; redo it, '" said one source.

Arts&Culture 'Juggalos,' Trump supporters both set for National Mall rallies
Author: 0 'Juggalos,' Trump supporters both set for National Mall rallies

The official " Juggalo March " website describes personal and professional hardships faced by fans over the gang description, including the loss of employment and denial of admittance into the armed forces. Members of this subculture, who look to each other for support and a sense of belonging, watched speeches - peppered by the signature Juggalo cry of " whoop whoop" - and performances before marching near the Lincoln Memorial .

Arts&Culture No. 4 Trojans deny UT's upset bid in 2nd OT
Author: 0 No. 4 Trojans deny UT's upset bid in 2nd OT

But given the circumstances, it's hard to have asked for anything more than what the Trojans and Longhorns delivered this time . USC led 14-7 heading into halftime. Two straight Darnold completions quickly put USC at the Texas 31-yard line, and another Darnold pass put the Trojans at the 13-yard line, where McGrath would set up for a game-tying field goal from 31 yards to send the game into overtime.

Arts&Culture How to watch the 2017 Emmys online
Author: 0 How to watch the 2017 Emmys online

The annual awards show begins at 8 p.m. And if you're simply looking to follow along on social media , PopCulture.com will be following the show's most weird moments and biggest winners of the night. But it seems like the Donald Glover's Atlanta may have the Award in their favor in its very first season. What time do the 2017 #Emmy awards start on Sunday, what channel is the annual awards show on, and how can you watch the #emmys live online? Those who don't have cable can ...