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Houston Astros Win First World Series In Franchise History, Defeating Dodgers

The Houston Astros are World Series champions for the first time in their 56-year history as an MLB franchise. The Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the 2017 Fall Classic at Dodger Stadium. Highlights included a two-run homer by Astros’ George Springer, which was his fifth of the series, tying a World Series record. Springer was named World Series MVP. ...Read more

Lady Gaga Reportedly Engaged To Boyfriend Christian Carino

Lady Gaga is reportedly engaged.  Us Weekly reports that Gaga and Christian Carino “secretly got engaged over the summer” after he asked her father for his blessing. They have apparently put a hold on wedding plans, however, while Gaga as focuses on her ongoing battle with chronic pain that comes from her Fibromyalgia.  Neither Gaga or Christian have officially commented on the news that they’re engaged. ...Read more

South Korea Welcomes Olympic Flame Ahead Of 2018 Games

The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. South Korean sports minister Do Jong-hwan and 2010 Vancouver Games figure skating champion Kim Yuna carried the flame in a special lantern off a Korean Air flight from Greece on Tuesday. Kim Yuna and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon then lit a cauldron with the Olympic flame. ...Read more

Donald Trump Dismisses Campaign Adviser As ‘Young, Low Level Volunteer’

President Trump on Tuesday downplayed the role of his former foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, calling him merely a “young, low level volunteer,” whom “few people knew.”  The President’s Tuesday morning tweeted his first comments about Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about being offered information from the Russian government regarding Trump’s 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday.  ...Read more

Dodgers Beat Astros In Game 6 Of World Series; Series Now Tied 3-3

The Los Angeles Dodgers were facing elimination at home, but they rallied for a 3-1 victory in Game 6 of the 2017 World Series on Tuesday, October 31 at Dodger Stadium.  They will host a winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday. The Series will be decided on Wednesday night, with Yu Darvish expected to start for Los Angeles.  The Astros have yet to formally announce who will be on the mound for them. ...Read more

Wendy Williams Faints On Live TV During Halloween Show

Wendy Williams had a scary moment on her TV talk show when she passed out during a live broadcast on Tuesday morning.  Dressed as an elaborate Statue of Liberty, Williams was introducing a Halloween costume contest segment on her daytime talk show when she began slurring her words. She started shaking and lost her balance before collapsing on the ground. Producers rushed over to help Williams and the show cut to a commercial break before Williams came back on air and addressed the incident. ...Read more