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September 21, 2017 3:41 AM Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go There to 'Get Rich.' Awkward Silence Follows

U.S. President Donald Trump was met with silence from African leaders Wednesday when he tried to congratulate them for the economic progress the continent has made. "Africa has tremendous business potential. I've so many friends going to your countries, trying to get rich," Trump told them at a luncheon Wednesday in New York, according to CNBC. "I congratulate 26

September 21, 2017 3:06 AM Families of pilots killed in ‘American Made’ plane crash claim Tom Cruise partially responsible

Tom Cruise partially to blame for 2015 plane crash deaths: suit The families of two pilots who died while filming “American Made” in September 2015 claim star Tom Cruise is partially to blame. The estates for Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl, who both died in the plane crash, describe the movie as a “high-risk, action-packed motion picture” and said “the demands 16

September 20, 2017 11:26 PM Iran president says Trump's UN speech was full of 'ugly, ignorant words'

"Ugly, ignorant words were spoken by the U.S. president against the Iranian nation," said Rouhani in his own speech to the General Assembly, "full of hatred and baseless allegations." Rouhani continued by defending his country's participation in the nuclear agreement and offered a threat directed towards the U.S., saying that Iran "will respond decisively 16

September 20, 2017 4:50 PM Bryce Harper Gets Uber Ride from 8-Foot GIANT

Bryce Harper's one of baseball's most built dudes at 6'3'', 230 pounds ... but you wouldn't know it in this pic he just shared with his MASSIVE uber driver. Of course, that's not just any driver ... that's Aurangzeb Khan ... an 8-foot cabbie that bills himself as the "World's Tallest Man." Khan actually ain't THE tallest guy on the planet (we did some digging) 13

September 20, 2017 2:20 PM Jake LaMotta Dead, Robert De Niro Mourns 'Raging Bull'

8:54 AM PT -- Robert De Niro just issued a statement on LaMotta's passing, "Rest in Peace, Champ." Boxing legend Jake LaMotta -- the champ who was played by Robert De Niro in the movie "Raging Bull" -- died Tuesday, TMZ has learned. He was 95. Jake's wife tells TMZ, Jake died in a nursing home due to complications from pneumonia. Another family member 8

September 20, 2017 10:00 AM Global Plan To Streamline 'Use By' Food Labels Aims To Cut Food Waste

Confusion over "sell by" and "use by" dates is one big reason why billions of tons of food are tossed each year. A new global initiative of food giants, including Amazon, Walmart and Nestle, aims to tackle that. And one major culprit? The confusion over "date" labels on foods. Once a "sell by" date has passed, lots of us have tossed out food that's perfectly 2

September 20, 2017 1:59 AM Nintendo Surges on Prospect of Greater Access to China

Videogame maker’s shares hit nine-year high on China prospects For all its global popularity, Nintendo Co. has had relatively limited business in China. Now, a deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd. has investors excited at the prospect of the Japanese company’s Switch console and smartphone games taking off in one of the world’s biggest game markets 27

September 19, 2017 10:59 PM The World’s Largest Book Club

Making sense of life’s hazards and rewards by reading the Talmud every day—along with tens of thousands of others across the world. Jessica Kasmer-Jacobs reviews ‘If All the Seas Were Ink’ by Ilana Kurshan. In Heathrow Airport a few years ago, getting ready to return to Israel after attending the London Book Fair, literary agent Ilana Kurshan found herself 16

September 19, 2017 10:56 PM Mariah Carey slapped with suit by choir company she cut from Beacon Theater Christmas concert

Mariah Carey slapped with suit by choir she cut from concert Broadway Inspirational Voices sued the pop diva Tuesday for $67,500, alleging she reneged on a deal to have the group join her for a Christmas concert series at Beacon Theater. The choir company says it received little explanation for Carey's abrupt decision on Nov. 28 not to use the group 35

September 19, 2017 7:01 PM Mariah Carey Sued For Stiffing Christmas Choir Singers

Mariah Carey went full Scrooge on a bunch of Christmas choir singers -- allegedly skipping out on nearly $70k in payments to the group -- and now they're suing. According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Carey hired Broadway Inspirational Voices in 2016 to perform 9 Christmas shows with her at The Beacon Theatre in NYC. BIV claims shortly thereafter Mariah 61