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Rugby World Cup: Wales shakes off controversial preparation to beat Georgia

Rugby World Cup: Wales shakes off controversial preparation to beat Georgia

Despite a far from perfect build-up for this year’s Rugby World Cup, Wales got off to a solid start with a 43-14 victory over Georgia on Monday. Long-trusted attack coach Rob Howley was sent home from the tournament just days before Wales’ opening game with the 48-year-old facing an investigation over allegedly breaking World Rugby’s…MORE

Natasha Lyonne’s clap won Twitter on Emmys night

Natasha Lyonne’s clap won Twitter on Emmys night

Natasha Lyonne took the title from Nicole Kidman on Emmys night. Not in terms of winning a particular award, but Lyonne became the meme of the night for her clapping while in the audience. In 2017 Kidman earned headlines for what some dubbed her “seal clapping” during the Oscars, which she attributed to a massive…MORE

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ looks intense

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ looks intense

Welcome back Jesse Pinkman. The new sneak peek for “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” debuted via an Emmy Awards commercial Sunday night. It lets us know that Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman character still has troubles. When last we left him (in 2013 when the hit AMC series ended after five seasons) Jesse had driven…MORE

FIFA ‘assured’ women in Iran can attend soccer matches

FIFA ‘assured’ women in Iran can attend soccer matches

Women in Iran will be allowed to attend men’s soccer matches beginning with a World Cup qualifier next month, according to FIFA. Football’s world governing body has long been concerned by the issue and its president Gianni Infantino spoke to Iranian officials following the death of Sahar Khodayari, a female fan who set herself on…MORE

Disney+ begins taking pre-orders

Disney+ begins taking pre-orders

Disney+ doesn’t launch for another two months, but it’s now available for pre-order. The highly anticipated Disney-owned streaming service is now selling a $6.99 per month package and a $69.99 yearly plan, both of which come with a free 7-day free trial. Disney+ launches on November 12. Customers who pre-order the service won’t be able…MORE

Trump set to face hostile audience at UNGA

Trump set to face hostile audience at UNGA

He mocked their marble. They laughed in his face. The United Nations and President Donald Trump are not, by most measures, easy friends. Nevertheless, Trump travels for the third time this week to the UN General Assembly more intent than ever on promoting his America First agenda in the place that appreciates it least. It’s…MORE

About that music from the Emmys

About that music from the Emmys

Raise your hand if you think this year’s Emmy Awards just put Spotify on shuffle mode. The powers that be decided to ditch the usual orchestral music that traditionally plays people on and off stage and go with some more modern tunes. It was not music to some viewers ears. Especially the seemingly awkward juxtaposition…MORE

European carmakers say ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’

European carmakers say ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’

Europe’s carmaking industry has warned of “catastrophic consequences” should Britain crash out of the European Union without a deal to protect trade. Billions could be added to costs, putting millions of jobs at risk. Business has been calling for urgent clarity on Brexit for a long time. But the united call from 23 industry associations…MORE

526 people were asked to talk politics. The response tested American democracy

526 people were asked to talk politics. The response tested American democracy

The arguments are heated but not insulting. The questions are probing with a purpose. This discussion on illegal immigration in the heart of North Texas is like many of those happening every day across the country, but this is not a normal discussion. In large rooms across the Gaylord Texan Resort, passionate discussions played out…MORE

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