Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

 

American Music Awards 2018 - Winner's List

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Dick Clark Productions It was a record-breaking night for Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards, held live Tuesday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Taylor opened the show with a performance of “I Did Something Bad,” and went on to win four awards, bringing her lifetime total to 23 — breaking Whitney Houston‘s record for most AMA wins by a female artist. Here’s a full list of the 2018 winners at the American Music Awards Artist of the YearTaylor Swift Favorite Male Artist Pop/RockPost Malone Favorite FemaleRead More


Phoenix church takes in 100 immigrants released by ICE

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iStock/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — One hundred people have arrived at a church in Phoenix after being released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Shadow Rock United Church of Christ is providing housing to immigrant families after ICE recently released people in Arizona to comply with legal restrictions on the amount of time the agency can detain people. The families are mostly from Central America, according to Abeth Spencer, the director of communications for the church. Shadow Rock is providing temporary shelter and expects people to leave within a day or two. “We’reRead More


Acute flaccid myelitis partially paralyzes children in Minnesota

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iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. TAMBETTA OJONG (NEW YORK) — Recently making headlines is a rare complication occurring from some viruses called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). It affects the spinal cord and causes partial paralysis. There were three new cases of suspected AFM reported in children on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The children are being treated at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where they’re currently undergoing diagnostic procedures and treatment. “Isolation protocols and infection control procedures are in place, and we are working with the CDC and the Allegheny County Health DepartmentRead More


A 34-year-old dad, a professor and young newlyweds among the 20 killed in limo crash

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Peter R. Barber/The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, N.Y.(ALBANY, N.Y.) — A 34-year-old dad, a college professor and young newlyweds were among the 20 killed in a limo crash in upstate New York. Authorities have released the identities of the 20 victims of Sunday’s accident, including the 17 limousine passengers who all died, the driver and two pedestrians. The limousine was carrying the 17 passengers to a birthday party when it crashed into a parked Toyota Highlander in Schoharie, a town about 40 miles away from Albany. The SUV then struckRead More


Hurricane Michael upgraded to category 3, closing in on Florida with 120 mph winds

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iStock/Thinkstock(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm as it closes in on the Florida Panhandle. Michael is forecast to make landfall as a “monstrous” Category 3 storm with a dangerous storm surge of up to 12 feet, officials said. “You cannot hide from storm surge,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned at a news conference Tuesday. “We can rebuild your house, but we cannot rebuild your life.” “If you have 6 feet of storm surge, you’re out the middle of it, I don’t knowRead More


29-year-old chef with terminal cancer describes how she plans to live out her final days

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You may know Fatima Ali from her time on “Top Chef,” but after a candid, witty and heartbreaking essay she recently penned for Bon Appetit, you’ll quickly realize that the best way to describe this New York City chef isn’t as a TV star, but with words like courage and bravery. In a remarkable, moving essay for the site, Ali reveals that a rare form of cancer she dealt with last year has returned “with a vengeance” and that she has just about a year to live.Read More


29-year-old chef with terminal cancer describes how she plans to live out her final days

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You may know Fatima Ali from her time on “Top Chef,” but after a candid, witty and heartbreaking essay she recently penned for Bon Appetit, you’ll quickly realize that the best way to describe this New York City chef isn’t as a TV star, but with words like courage and bravery. In a remarkable, moving essay for the site, Ali reveals that a rare form of cancer she dealt with last year has returned “with a vengeance” and that she has just about a year to live.Read More


Adam Levine's new music competition show Songland is coming to NBC with Ryan Tedder, Charlie Puth and more

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Courtesy NBC Universal/222Because we simply don’t have enough music competition shows these days, get ready for Songland, a new NBC show that’s being executive-produced by Adam Levine. The 11-episode series also has Eurythmics member Dave Stewart on board as an executive producer, and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder as a producer. The show is designed to give up-and-coming songwriters a chance to get their works heard and recorded by top music stars. In each episode, five songwriters will play their original compositions in front of three famous music producers and a topRead More


Adam Levine's new music competition show Songland is coming to NBC with Ryan Tedder, Charlie Puth and more

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Courtesy NBC Universal/222Because we simply don’t have enough music competition shows these days, get ready for Songland, a new NBC show that’s being executive-produced by Adam Levine. The 11-episode series also has Eurythmics member Dave Stewart on board as an executive producer, and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder as a producer. The show is designed to give up-and-coming songwriters a chance to get their works heard and recorded by top music stars. In each episode, five songwriters will play their original compositions in front of three famous music producers and a topRead More


Report: Ben Affleck and 'Playboy' model Shauna Sexton no longer dating

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ABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) — Ben Affleck is no longer dating Playboy model Shauna Sexton, multiple sources are reporting. “It was casual and not serious,” a source tells Entertainment Tonight. “Ben’s only priority right now is his sobriety and his family.” Another source tells People, “He enjoyed being with her but is working on himself, and being together with her at this time is not something that works.” The apparent end of the couple’s brief relationship comes just two days after they spent the weekend in Montana together. Affleck, 46,Read More