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Toy companies' shares tumble on concerns of Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy

Toy companies' shares tumble on concerns of Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy Toys R Us could also develop partnerships and promotions with companies to provide exclusives, paving the way for people to have an extra reason to visit the store. CNBC says the toy giant was acquired by private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Bain Capital Partners and real estate investment trust Vornardo Realty Trust in 2005 in a $6.6 billion deal. [Full Article...]

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Record For Emmy Wins

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Record For Emmy Wins She is now the first actor or actress to win an Emmy six times in a row for the same role. The appearance has garnered mixed reactions on social media, many of which were critical. "Wow", Colbert replied. "That really soothes my fragile ego". Louis-Dreyfus submitted the season six finale, " Groundbreaking ", for Emmy consideration this year. [Full Article...]

Dhoni, Pandya lead India to 281-7 in 1st ODI vs Australia

Dhoni, Pandya lead India to 281-7 in 1st ODI vs Australia India's steady recovery exploded in the 37th over of Sunday's match. Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets for India . "I guess the message to Zampa as well was to try and bring his length back a little bit", Australia skipper Steve Smith said. [Full Article...]

Emmys: What time does the show start, who will win, who hosts?

Emmys: What time does the show start, who will win, who hosts? The world's most renowned television awards show, "Oscars of Television" or the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards is right around the corner. As the definition of television continues to evolve, so do the Emmys , expanding categories and creating new fields every year - so it only makes sense that the way viewers watch the Emmys continues to evolve as well. [Full Article...]

Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico According to Variety , the 37-year-old's bullet-riddled body and vehicle were found in a remote area near the borders of Hidalgo state, a hugely violent area of the country. Authorities have not yet released any details about a potential motive or suspects. He had previously contributed to films such as Apocalypto , Fast & Furious, Sicario , and Spectre . [Full Article...]

150 nursing homes still without power in Florida

150 nursing homes still without power in Florida Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said three were found dead at the Hollywood, Fla ., nursing home and two others died at a hospital. On Key West, at the end of the archipelago, hundreds of residents who had refused evacuation orders lined up on Wednesday outside the island's Salvation Army outpost for water and military-style rations after enduring days of intense heat with little water, ... [Full Article...]

Jennifer Lawrence's First Reaction to 'Mother!' Was That It Went 'Too Far'

Jennifer Lawrence's First Reaction to 'Mother!' Was That It Went 'Too Far' Like, say, whether you want to keep dating that person. We wait more now than the official kiss! Their on-set romance has been shrouded in secrecy during the making of their new movie thriller, Mother! The actress faced fire earlier this month after she appeared to claim that the deadly hurricanes Harvey and Irma were nature's wrathful response to the election of Trump. [Full Article...]

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91 Stanton passed away at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, TMZ reported. Harry Dean Stanton . My heart is broken, but at 91...a life well lived", while Mark Hamill wrote: "'Sad to say goodbye to the incomparable Harry Dean Stanton- so profoundly authentic in every role he inhabited'. [Full Article...]

Counterterror probe in Paris attempted attack

Counterterror probe in Paris attempted attack Reports state that the man was not previously known to the police, and has been arrested. The Sentinelle is a French military operation created to deploy additional police and gendarmerie forces in the country after the January 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris . [Full Article...]

What can you do if you are affected by the Equifax breach?

What can you do if you are affected by the Equifax breach? While the Attorney General's office is taking steps of their own to find those responsible and protect from further incidents, consumers can and should educate themselves and take their own action, first and foremost by checking whether they were affected. [Full Article...]

Catalans begin campaigning for independence referendum

Catalans begin campaigning for independence referendum But Catalonia's pro-independence government has said that the referendum, which is planned for 1 October, will go ahead. The Association of Municipalities for Independence has written to hundreds of Catalan officials assuring them that they are doing nothing wrong in helping to run the ballot, despite such actions defying Spain's constitutional court . [Full Article...]

See new trailer for The Disaster Artist

See new trailer for The Disaster Artist By all accounts out of TIFF, this most James Franco of joints defied all odds, obliterated cynicism, and over-emoted its way into the crowd's heart. Rather than exist as the butt of the joke, he decided to make the joke his own. The behind-the-scenes creative team on The Disaster Artist was led by director of photography Brandon Trost, production designer Chris Spellman, costume designer Bre... [Full Article...]

Armie Hammer drags James Wood for age-gap dating history

Armie Hammer drags James Wood for age-gap dating history The outspoken Once Upon a Time in America star teased Greene's comments by writing , "As they quietly chip away the last barriers of decency". Woods added that he likes Hammer "as an actor" and doesn't "pay any attention really" when the "libs are yelping". [Full Article...]

Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations

Comcast's Universal park in Orlando to reopen Tuesday; company assessing cable operations But there is a lot of minimal damage - think overturned trees, broken signs , lawn chairs all over the place, and so many branches and leaves, according to Yahoo . "Our destination saw relatively minor damage overnight involving fences, trees, signage and building facades", Universal Orlando said in a statement on its blog Monday . [Full Article...]

Three local universities have been named among the best

Three local universities have been named among the best Among all national universities , including private universities, FSU ranked 81st, up from 92nd previous year, the university said . Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond is also on that list. "But they really need to look at whether a school is a good personal fit, and you're not going to get that from rankings", Allen says, emphasizing the importance of campus visits . [Full Article...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director addresses Episode IX rumors

Star Wars: The Last Jedi director addresses Episode IX rumors Who will direct Star Wars Episode IX now that Colin Trevorrow and Lucasfilm have "mutually made a decision to part ways"? Episode IX will be produced by Abrams and Bad Robot, as well as Kathleen Kennedy , Michelle Rejwan and Lucasfilm. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico Over the last three days, Irma, Jose, and, to a lesser extent, Katia have been working overtime. The western quadrant of the storm was over the east coast state of Veracruz, Mexico. Eustatius. The centre said Irma made landfall there and has maximum sustained winds of 257 km/h. The National Hurricane Center says Irma made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba late Friday and has max... [Full Article...]

Three dead as Hurricane Irma batters Florida

Three dead as Hurricane Irma batters Florida Rick Scott (R). Sergeant Joe Ossman was reporting to work at the Hardee Correctional Institute, the Florida Department of Corrections said . Further details about what happened have not been released. Hardee Correctional Institution - near Wauchula, east of Bradenton - was not among the prisons the state evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma, FDOC said. [Full Article...]

Lil Wayne Hospitalized In Chicago After Suffering Seizure

Lil Wayne Hospitalized In Chicago After Suffering Seizure A representative from the Chicago Fire Department confirmed Wayne's hospitalization to the Chicago Tribune . Sources say Tunechi's lack of sleep, paired with his touring schedule and eating patterns resulted in the series of seizures. As you probably heard by now, Lil Wayne was hospitalized last Sunday after suffering another one of his seizures in Chicago. He previously said: "This w... [Full Article...]

Christian Dior and Gucci owners drop underweight models

Christian Dior and Gucci owners drop underweight models The groups are also trying to defend themselves against charges of causing eating disorders both among models and among women at large by promoting "size zero" images. And in February of this year Balenciaga fired two casting directors after they were accused of mistreating models. The pledge "to go one step further" to "ensuring good working conditions for models" comes ahead of the start of ... [Full Article...]


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