News archive from 26 August 2015, page 6

Kanye West will receive the Video Vanguard Award at MTV's VMAs

Kanye West will receive the Video Vanguard Award at MTV's VMAs

Kanye West will soon have another Moonman for the mantle. MTV announced that West will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at Sunday's Video Music Awards, honoring "his career-spanning groundbreaking videos, legendary VMA...

 
Howie Mandel apologizes for bulimia joke

Howie Mandel apologizes for bulimia joke

Howie Mandel is doing some quick backpedaling. The America's Got Talent judge is apologizing after a joke he made during Tuesday's live telecast didn't quite land with the audience. When contestant Stevie Starr, who is a "professional...

 

UCF's Daniel Tosh bashes Nick Saban

"Tosh.0" returns with one of Daniel Tosh's funniest routines. The University of Central Florida grad, who grew up in Titusville, goes after Alabama football coach Nick Saban by reading from an unauthorized biography of the coach. Tosh...

 
Pharrell, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis among acts added to MTV Video Music Awards lineup

Pharrell, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis among acts added to MTV Video Music Awards lineup

Pharrell Williams, Demi Lovato, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are among the performers added to the lineup for the MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. Rising pop-soul singer Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky and Twenty One Pilots are also set to...

 

Behar back on 'The View'; Cameron Bure, Faris also co-hosts

Joy Behar is returning to "The View" as a co-host, part of an overhauled panel that also will include newcomers Candace Cameron Bure and Paula Faris. Another familiar "View" face, former co-host Sherri Shepherd, will be back as a...

 
Burger King proposes making 'McWhopper'

Burger King proposes making 'McWhopper'

Burger King has proposed to McDonald’s that the two fast food chains come together to make “The McWhopper.” In a full-page advertisement published Wednesday in the Chicago Tribune and The New York Times, the Miami-based says the two rivals call a...

 
Tech Five: Shares of Netflix rising

Tech Five: Shares of Netflix rising

It has been a turbulent week for owners of Netflix shares. After the streaming media giant's stock topped $122 on August 19, its price has endured a roller-coaster ride on Wall Street. Let's take a look at stocks to watch Wednesday: Netflix. Shares...

 

Behind the scenes at Anime Festival Orlando's cosplay contest

As a community, cosplay in Orlando is thriving. It's built upon the unique trials and triumphs of cosplay. However by the general public, cosplayers tend to be labeled as socially awkward and just overall "weird." We can't seem to fathom why...

 
Reports: Two dead in Virginia shooting on live TV

Reports: Two dead in Virginia shooting on live TV

Two members of a local TV station's news team were fatally shot Wednesday during a live TV broadcast near Roanoke, Va., WDBJ7-TV said. A manhunt was underway in Franklin County, Va., after multiple shots were fired. "We do no know the motive, we...

 
Durable goods orders jump in July

Durable goods orders jump in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months. The Commerce Department said Wednesday orders...

 
Halifax Health opens cancer survivorship clinic

Halifax Health opens cancer survivorship clinic

The cancer center at Halifax Health is establishing a survivorship clinic, joining a few other centers in Florida and around the nation to have embraced and recognized the unique needs of cancer survivors. Many patients have medical, psychological and...

 
Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

Today’s travelers can shop, snack, dine and order fancy cocktails in most every U.S. airport. In many airports, manicures, music concerts, kids' play areas and lottery ticket sales are offered. And in some major U.S. airports there are special indoor...

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Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper

Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper

This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper." McDonald's food you can't get here Since the mid-1950s,...

 

08/27: People on move

Tricia Setzer, Duke Energy, Norton Bonaparte, City of Sanford, and Gene McCulley, StackFrame, were appointed to the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Submit professional appointments, management-level promotions and...

 
Rare 'corpse flower' to bloom in Chicago this week

Rare 'corpse flower' to bloom in Chicago this week

Even those with a strong stomach may want to plug their nose when a rare "corpse flower" blooms at the Chicago Botanic Garden this week. “It has been described by many as a mixture of Limburger cheese, skunk, a dead animal, dirty socks, and...

 

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