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Twitter Paints Picture of Zamboanga City Siege Twitter Paints Picture of Zamboanga City Siege

PIA-9: Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco statement as of 6:00pm today: "There is enough rice supply being sold at… http://t.co/ch5NAJz9HP — PIA (@PIAalerts) September 10, 2013 Fire hits Zamboanga City conflict area, second in a day http://t.co/yQBiMOWZX0 — GMA News …

Tina Fey to Host Season 39 SNL Premiere
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Fans celebrate as the announcement is made that fan favority and veteran cast member (remember Sarah Palin?), Tina Fey will host the season premiere of Saturday Night Live as the show kicks off it’s 39th season on September 28th. Musical …

Zamboanga City, Philippines Under Siege
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The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) continues into it’s second day of holding hostages and bringing down sporadic terror attacks on Zamboaga City in The Philippines. Around 600 MNLF gunmen have occupied the adjacent Barangays of Sta. Catalina, Rio Hondo, …

Four Men Convicted in Rape Case in India

Following a brutal gang rape and murder in New Delhi that shocked its nation and the world, an Indian court has found the four men accused of carrying out the horrific crimes guilty. Sentencing arguments begin Wednesday, and the four …

Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic to Join The Voice

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder has been enlisted as an advisor for the upcoming season of NBC’s hit singing competition “The Voice,” alongside Cher, Ed Sheeran,and Miguel, late-night entertainment and alternative programming Paul Telegdy said Monday. “This group of wildly successful musicians …

Sunny Ozell Marries Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart,73, has married his longtime girlfriend, Brooklyn singer and songwriter Sunny Ozell, 35. This is the third marriage for the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “X-Men” star. Us Weekly reported that the wedding took place Sunday, though details …

Google Admits Link Mistake, Probably Won’t Help Webmaster Link Hysteria Google Admits Link Mistake, Probably Won’t Help Webmaster Link Hysteria
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Google is apparently getting links wrong from time to time. By wrong, we mean giving webmasters example links (in unnatural link warning messaging) that are actually legitimate, natural links. It’s possible that the instances discussed here are extremely rare cases, …

Don Wade, Radio Legend, Dies of Brain Tumor

The Windy City echoed a little empty with the passing of radio personality Don Wade on Friday. Wade succumbed to a brain tumor with which he had fought for about a year; he was 72. Colleagues are praising Wade and …

Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing Toys “R” Us, UK, to Stop Gender-Based Marketing
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Toys “R” Us, UK, this week joined a number of other British retailers in supporting the Let Toys Be Toys campaign with plans to stop explicit gender-based marketing. Toys “R” Us Managing Director Roger McLaughlan said, “We will work with …

Linda Bammann, Michael Neal to Join JPMorgan Board Linda Bammann, Michael Neal to Join JPMorgan Board

On Monday, JPMorgan Chase & Co. released a statement announcing the Board of Directors’ intent to elect Linda B. Bammann and Michael A. Neal on as directors. Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, stated, “Linda and Mike are …

Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama
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While expressing skepticism about promises from the Syrian regime to turn over chemical weapons, during a Monday night NBC News interview, later that evening… President Barack Obama leaned toward the proposal in the face of public opposition and wavering congressional …

Miley Cyrus Drops ‘Wrecking Ball,’ Handlers Possibly Confused

Ah yes, Miley Cyrus. It was July, 2009, and I was walking down Butler Avenue in Tybee Island, GA, looking for some sort of bait. Or chum. Or whatever. My second fiancé and I had been arguing over the difference …

Rafael Nadal Wins U.S. Open After Wimbledon Loss

Number 2 ranked Rafael Nadal defeated Number 1 ranked Novak Djokovic, winning the 2013 U.S. Open. The sweet victory for Nadal is even sweeter when one considers the year he has had. Unable to compete in last year’s U.S. Open, …

HBO Releases New Trailer For “Hello Ladies”

HBO recently released the latest trailer for their dating-disaster comedy series Hello Ladies. The show stars Stephen Merchant, probably better known as the tall/lanky British comedian who often collaborates with Ricky Gervais. Still not sure who Merchant is? Well he …

Ndamukong Suh Delivers Another Dirty Hit
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Ndamukong Suh just cannot seem to hit other players in a clean way, it seems. He has been racking up large fines for the hits he puts on other players ever since he got into the NFL. It is really …

“Dumb And Dumber” Sequel Is A Go

“Dumb And Dumber” is one of those films that most of us can quote on command–and will, when given the chance–and was instrumental in elevating Jim Carrey to superstardom in the ’90s. Fans have been clamoring for a sequel for …

Ben Jealous Resigns as President of the NAACP

Benjamin Todd Jealous announced on Sunday that he will be stepping down as president of the United States civil rights organization, the NAACP. He has given his resignation after serving as president of the organization for five years. “The NAACP …

Yellowstone Shooting: Officials Identify 3 Year Old
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A 3-year-old girl who allegedly shot herself with a handgun on Saturday at Yellowstone National Park has been identified. Officials were able to identify the little girl and released her name today. Ella Marie Tucker, of Pocatello, Idaho was the …

“Beardo and Dreads”: New Videobomb Sensations

They’ve been dubbed “Beardo and Dreads.” The modern day dumb and dumber, or whatever you’d like to call them… Who are these two creepers showing up on televisions nationwide? These two have taken photo-bombing to a whole other level: Video-bombing. …

Breaking Bad Collector’s Edition Is Everything You Thought It Would Be

Everyone’s Christmas list just got a little more expensive, as details of the Breaking Bad Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set has been released. The set will be available on November 26, 2013, and will reportedly cost $224.99. Note: There will be …

Daniel Radcliffe Moving on from “Harry Potter” Role

Daniel Radcliffe has been and always will be known as the famous Harry Potter. However, he is setting out to make a career that goes past the Harry Potter series. Radcliffe has taken on three new roles in films that …

Owners of Neiman Marcus Sell Chain for $6 Billion Owners of Neiman Marcus Sell Chain for $6 Billion

News broke on Monday that private equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus will sell their luxury chain Neiman Marcus to Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board for $6 billion. TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus purchased the chain …

George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Incident With Gun
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“I don’t know what he’s capable of,” Shellie Zimmerman said of husband George Zimmerman in a 911 call on Monday. “I’m really scared.” George Zimmerman found himself in headlines again after police responded to a call at his Lake Mary, …

Super Bowl Performer: Bruno Mars
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The NFL announced on Sunday that Bruno Mars would be the halftime performer for the Super Bowl XLVIII. The Super Bowl will kick off on February 2, 2014 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The stadium is …