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07/08/2019

Fox chief says Emmy Awards won't have a host this year

The Oscars did it, and now the Emmys will too. There will be no host at the ceremony honoring TV's best next month. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said Wednesday that going hostless allows more time to salute departing shows, including "Game of Thrones." The HBO fantasy saga, which ended its run this past season, is the top nominee with a record-setting 32 nominations. Collier said producers would have considered possible hosts and checked on their availability for the Sept. 22 ceremony. The Fox executive didn't directly address whether anyone had declined. The Emmy show rotates among the top broadcast...
07/08/2019

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Apple Book charts for week ending August 4, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. Labyrinth by Catherine Coulter - 9781501193682 - (Gallery Books) 2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. One Good Deed by David Baldacci - 9781538750551 - (Grand Central Publishing) 4. The New Girl by Daniel Silva - 9780062834898 - (Harper) 5. True Believer by Jack Carr - 9781501180866 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 6. The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda - 9781501165399 - (Simon & Schuster) 7. Dark Age by Pierce Brown - 9780425285954 -...
07/08/2019

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 4, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. iSchedule, HotSchedules 5. Pocket Build, MoonBear LTD 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 8. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd. 9. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 10. True Skate, True Axis Top Free iPhone Apps: 1. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream, Google LLC 2. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 3. TikTok - Real Short Videos, musical.ly Inc. 4. aquapark.io, Voodoo 5. Idle Human, Green Panda Games 6. Snapchat, Snap, Inc....

07/08/2019

HBO drama looks at killings of teens that ignited Gaza war

HBO's new docudrama series about the killings of four Israeli and Palestinian teenagers, violence which set off a cascade of events leading to the 2014 Gaza war, is set to air next week and is likely to reopen wounds on both sides of the conflict. "Our Boys," co-created by Palestinian and Israeli filmmakers, presents a dramatized rendition of the chaotic events of that June following the abduction of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. The series, coproduced by HBO and Israel's Keshet TV, and premiering Aug. 12, looks at the hatred and violence unleashed during one of the decades-old...
07/08/2019

Police: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square

Frantic people scrambled to get out of Times Square on Tuesday evening, pounding on theater doors to find a place to hide after the sound of a motorcycle backfiring caused fear that gunshots were being fired in the wake of mass shootings in other American cities. The New York Police Department, which said it received multiple 911 calls about the tumult, tweeted a reassurance: "There is no #ActiveShooter in #TimesSquare. Motorcycles backfiring while passing through sounded like gun shots." "Please don't panic. The Times Square area is very safe!" the department added. But after 31 people were killed in two...
07/08/2019

Oprah Winfrey praises her late friend and idol Toni Morrison

Oprah Winfrey praised her late friend and idol, Toni Morrison, hailing the best-selling author's "confidence and self-assuredness and nobility." Winfrey and Morrison knew each other for more than 20 years, dating back to when Winfrey was so determined to learn the author's unlisted phone number that she called the local fire department. Winfrey said that when she started her book club in 1996, she was thinking of Morrison. Winfrey recalled that when Morrison made her first appearance on "The Oprah Show," she talked about raising her boys as a single mother and left many in the audience moved. Winfrey said...