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Paul Vasquez dead: Sons of Anarchy actor dies aged 48 from a suspected heart attack

SONS OF ANARCHY star Paul Vasquez, who also had roles in NYPF Blues and Freddy’s Nightmare, has tragically died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 48 just months after his co-star Alan O’Nei...
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Today's Horoscope

Aries Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

You're meeting up with new people today -- maybe from quite a distance -- and are almost certainly making a good impression. Don't over-think it. Just be you...

Taurus Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Someone close to you is currently at odds with you -- but the phase shouldn't last much longer. It all comes down to timing, really, and you each think you'r...

Gemini Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Communication is one of your specialties, and right now, you can keep up with the craziest torrents of email, texts or interviews. It's a good time to get ah...

Cancer Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

You don't like to feel suspicious all the time, but right now, you may find that you can't help but wonder about someone. Follow up on your worries, but try ...

Leo Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

You soak up new information and concepts today with much greater ease -- not that you are usually dumb, of course! Now is the time to apply yourself to anyth...

Virgo Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Financial problems might be plaguing you -- or just worries about the future -- and now is the time to tackle them directly. The faster you can clear all thi...

Libra Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Your business acumen is strong now, so it's a great time for launching new endeavors or negotiating with others. Compromise comes naturally to you, but try t...

Scorpio Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Walk away from every conflict today -- even if it means losing out on something big. You can always make up the ground you lose, but it may be much harder if...

Sagittarius Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

You can take pleasure in life's smallest moments today -- and also momentous events! Your mood should be light for much of the day, so if you need to handle ...

Capricorn Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

What can you count on, deep down? It's the regular business that should capture your attention today -- any distractions just have to wait. Your energy is ac...

Aquarius Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

Do your own thing today, no matter the cost. Your need to abide by your own rules is stronger than almost anything else right now, and it should pay off for ...

Pisces Daily Overview for September 25, 2018

You need to deal with someone who is not as they appear -- without letting on that you're on to them. If you can't figure out who it is, you need to spend ti...

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Strange but True

Tourist filmed sitting on 5m-long crocodile
A Danish tourist has admitted he took his life in his hands by sitting on a large crocodile in Australia.
Cereal wars: NZ shop told to cover up Weetabix label
Boxes of Weetabix will have to be covered up to avoid being mistaken for a similar local brand if a British food store in New Zealand wants to stock the cere...
'Hitler and Lennin' face off in election
Names not seen on ballot papers in several decades have returned in a small town in Peru.
Nearly $18m of cocaine seized in donated boxes of bananas
A huge haul of cocaine was discovered hidden in boxes of bananas donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
60,000 bees found at 'honey-oozing' hospital
Honey "oozed" from a hospital ceiling as an enormous colony of 60,000 bees was found to have made its home in the roof.


Aussies are baffled over something called 'Australian battered potatoes'
Thanks to the likes of Outback Steakhouse, Australians have grown used to Americans and their weird take on what their food is like. While they're happy to let the awfully calorific Bloomin' Onion slide, the Aussies are less amused about something....
'Moving hotel' Cabin adds bump-canceling beds on its overnight bus
A lot of things go bump in the night, especially a bus traveling 60 mph down Interstate 5 from San Francisco to Santa Monica, California. But if Cabin, the bus-hotel startup that's driven 10,000 passengers on overnight trips between San Francisco ....
Facebook is tightening its grip on Instagram
Instagram will soon be without its founders for the first time ever.  With CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger leaving soon, the future of the photo-sharing app will be much more controlled by Facebook executives, which could have big implicati....

Interesting Things

Charlie and His Orchestra
Hitler's government tried repeatedly to outlaw jazz, and especially swing, seen as symbolizing the enemy's values. But they also secretly created their own swing band as a vehicle for spreading propaganda..
National Voter Registration Day
Voting is not just your civic duty. It's the very foundation of how democracies work. So if you're unwilling to vote, you have no business complaining about your elected officials. If you are willing to vote, today's the day to register (or confir....
The Foods of Sukkot
The Jewish holiday of Sukkot (or Feast of Tabernacles) is a harvest festival that features numerous stuffed foods. Several possible explanations have been advanced for that symbolism..

Product Reviews

Amazon’s New Echo Show Hints at the Company’s Vision for TV
The 10-inch, $230 Echo Show works more like tiny TV than ever—and shows how Amazon thinks we’re going to interact with video content in the near future..
Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller Gives Disabled Gamers a Power-Up
Other game companies also are scrambling to introduce their own accessible hardware. But a customer base of more than 30 million gamers may give developers the push they need..
Neato's Botvac D4 Connected Is Our New Midrange Fave
Neato's new midrange offering gives Roomba a run for its money..

The Onion

Bill Cosby Attacks Disrespectful Behavior, Skyrocketing Crime Rate Among Elderly Black Male Comedians
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New NFL Safety Rule Encourages Players To Take Out More Aggression Off The Field
NEW YORK—Explaining that the regulation would help provide a safer game environment, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference Tuesday to announce a new rule that encourages professional football players to take out their aggression o....
ISIS Attacks Drop In West
ISIS attacks in the West fell sharply in 2018 as law enforcement increasingly foiled such plots with better intelligence and increased preparation. What do you think?Read more....

TV & Showbiz

Dame Judi Dench DEFENDS disgraced actor Kevin Spacey as she brands him a 'good friend'
Speaking at a press conference in Spain while promoting her latest movie Red Joan on Tuesday, the actress, 83, bucked the recent Hollywood trend to speak fondly of the shunned screen star.
Holly Willoughby reveals she's QUITTING her lifestyle brand Truly ahead of its autumn launch
The presenter, 37, made the announcement on Tuesday evening, stating that she's unable to dedicate the required time to the brand — fashioned to rival Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop.
Sons of Anarchy actor Paul John Vasquez dies at 48 of apparent heart attack
The actor’s body was reportedly discovered by his father's home in San Jose, California.
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Hello Headlines

Meghan Markle charms and dazzles at first solo engagement - live updates
Tuesday was a very special day for the Duchess of Sussex as it marked her very first solo...
Strictly confirm this popular star will not be returning
Strictly Come Dancing has officially begun, and fans get to enjoy the Strictly fever all...
Solo style: Meghan Markle looks incredible in Givenchy gown
The Duchess of Sussex carried out her very first solo royal engagement on Tuesday and she...

International News

Bill Cosby sentencing: Judge hands comedian 3 to 10 years prison time after ruling him 'sexually violent predator'
Actor's legal team argued in court in Pennsylvania he is too frail to face prison time.
British millionaire and wife murdered in Thailand mansion
Couple's bodies found in garden.
UK will be 'unequivocally pro-business' after Brexit, Theresa May tells American investors
Prime minister touts plan for one of lowest corporation tax rates among leading industrialised nations.
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Body & Soul

Jewels for Heroes
  Now, you must read this!  Whilst I climb on my favourite soap box, let’s be straight here. We know how important it is to be positive and brave. However, for those of us who have to say goodbye to a loved one with a dangerous job, each time feel....
The Perfect Ring
The prospect of gift shopping for someone you love can be a tough one. And finding the perfect Mizpah ring can seem impossible. Condensing all of your emotions, love, and hope for the future into a single item is no easy task, and if that could be....
A Mizpah speaks for you
Imagine to be able to convey a message from your heart to a loved one or a friend without having to think twice how to express yourself. Experience an original Gift of Love by Mizpah. Every emotion, every hope, every thought, all condensed into on....

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"Grey's Anatomy" Season 16 Might Be Ellen Pompeo's Last And I Can't Even Talk About It
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The Daily Beast

‘This Is Us’ Season 3 Premiere Confirms It’s Still the Best Drama Series on Broadcast TV
NBCThis Is Us’s cry-inducing powers are so strong that it managed to wring tears out of sneakers and football, two things we couldn’t care less about and yet, Tuesday night, found ourselves practically weeping over.At this point, it might be reduc....
After ‘Lifelong Harm,’ Bill Cosby’s Victims Speak
Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastSunni Welles was a 17-year-old virgin when Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1965.But to hear her talk about it late Tuesday afternoon, it seemed like it was yesterday.“You have, in essence, destroyed so much....
Seth Meyers Tears Apart Kavanaugh’s Virgin Defense: ‘Just Ask Thousands of Priests’
NBCAmong the arguments Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made to defend himself against allegations of sexual assault on Fox News Monday night was the assertion that he was a virgin until well after high school. Seth Meyers isn’t buying it. “I....

Aeon Magazine

Dial-a-Ride is a UK community transport service assisting people – largely the elderly – when ordinary public transport is either unsuitable or unavailable. In this short documentary, the UK filmmakers George Cowie and Tom Huntingford spend two we....
Religion is about emotion regulation, and it’s very good at it
Religion does not help us to explain nature. It did what it could in pre-scientific times, but that job was properly unseated by science. Most religious laypeople and even clergy agree: Pope John Paul II declared in 1996 that evolution is a fact a....


Fashion: Romancing the tone 
From blush to café au lait, autumn delivers us a new set of neutrals to play with.
Small room, big deal: An inside look into London's best bathrooms
Blame it on Instagram, but suddenly we all want a loo that looks fabulous in a selfie. Here are the hip spots giving us bathroom inspo
Anchorwoman on the run!
Sky presenter Kay Burley gives her personal account of the ups and downs of trying to survive two weeks as a fugitive – while evading capture by a tenacious former police officer.

TV & Radio News

BBC weather forecast UK: Atlantic cloud stream to bring STRONG gusts and TORRENTIAL rain

A VICIOUS Atlantic cloud stream will empower winds and cause further outbreaks of rain when it sweeps its away across the UK, a day after 60 miles per hour gust and ferocious downpours tore through the nation.
Coronation Street spoilers: 'INCESTUOUS' affair to tear family apart? - 'It's ridiculous'

CORONATION STREET may be about to take a very dark turn as fans of the hit ITV drama series suspect an unusual affair is brewing, which could see a beloved family torn apart, leaving one character particularly heartbroken.
Cunning plan for Blackadder V

TV COMEDY favourite Blackadder could return 30 years after its last episode was broadcast.
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Food & Drink

Real Bouillabaisse (Bouillabaisse Marseillaise)
There are many English-language recipes out there for bouillabaisse, but most are a far cry from the classic version made famous in the Provençal city of Marseille. This ....
Yeolmu Kimchi (Quick-Fermented Young Radish Greens)
This quick radish kimchi is crunchy and cooling, perfect for complementing a bowl of barley bibimbap or noodles. It can be eaten fresh, as soon as a day after it's made, ....
Saganaki With Walnut Vinaigrette (Greek Pan-Fried Cheese)
Saganaki is a traditional Greek dish of fried cheese that some Athenian restaurants flambé table side, with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice to put out the flames. Here, th....

New Gadgets

The new era in mobile
A stagnating mobile app industry eyes automobiles and a driverless future as the path to much needed diversification and exponential revenue growth..
Qualcomm doubles down on claims that Apple stole chip secrets for Intel
If you happen to crack open that fancy little iPhone XS casing on your new phone, you’ll notice there’s a dwindling amount of Qualcomm chips in there and that they’re increasingly being replaced by Intel hardware. The swap is representative of the....
iPhone XS Max is reportedly dramatically outselling the XS
According to some early numbers from Apple analyst extraordinaire Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone Max XS is currently running laps around its smaller counterpart. In a note posted by MacRumors, Kuo suggested that the 6.5-inch handset sold three to four t....
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Time Magazine Entertainment

Padma Lakshmi Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted at 16 and Kept Silent for Years
“We had no language in the 1980s for date rape,” Lakshmi wrote.
Anika Noni Rose Discusses Disney Reanimating Princess Tiana for ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ After Backlash
Here's what Rose had to say about the change.
Maisie Williams Recreates an Iconic Game of Thrones Delicacy in Westeros-Inspired Cooking Class
Who doesn't want to try Hot Pie's famous direwolf bread?.

Book & Film Reviews

Mike Pence, Star Witness
To date, Mike Pence has played the part of deferential deputy to a president who, above all, demands loyalty from his subordinates. But it is clear from this new account that the vice president interceded forcefully with the president about firing Flynn. And it is also clear that Pence was in command of the facts about whether Flynn had lied to ...
‘I Can’t Believe I’m in Saudi Arabia’
In June the circus came to town. Nothing remarkable, you might think, except that the town was Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, where until two years ago all forms of entertainment were banned. The mutaween—the religious police—had carefully vetted the circus I attended, and the ankle-length black leggings and sparkly long sleeves of the lad...
Chris Ofili: Caged in Paradise
Since he moved to Trinidad, Chris Ofili has absorbed the prismatic colors of the tropics—you can’t not here. But he determined not to traffic, in his work, in the noontime brightness that is its own kind of Caribbean cliché. His most potent works dwell in the blue-black hues of the twelve hours per day when the bougainvillea and creepers are clo...