Neil Fingleton, who played the colossal warrior Mag the Mighty on “Game of Thrones,” died from heart failure on Saturday. He was 36. Fingleton was the U.K.’s tallest man at seven feet, seven inches in height. In addition to “Thrones,” Fingleton appeared in “Doctor Who,” Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and “X-Men: First Class.” His death was announced... Read more »
President Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday night saddled with the lowest approval ratings of any new chief executive in modern American history, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll shows. Just 44 percent of Americans approve of Mr. Trump's performance as president, while 48 percent disapprove, according to the survey. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush all had significantly positive net approval ratings at the outset of their terms. A 52 percent majority calls early challenges the Trump White House has faced unique to his administration and an indication of real problems. Some 43 percent call them typical growing pains for new presidents.
Is the dying Sears Holding Corp. (SHLD) back in growth mode? Apparently it's having visions that all is just fine and dandy. With little fanfare, Sears opened a full-service auto care facility called DieHard Auto Center Driven by Sears in San Antonio last week. The news of its debut was first reported by Automotive News. Similar to a Pep Boys, Sears' auto service stop provides oil changes, tire replacement and vehicle repairs and assessments. Unlike Sears Auto Centers, the Diehard Auto Center isn't attached to a Sears store or in a parking lot of one. In effect, the store may be nothing more than Sears trying to showcase the brand's potential. To raise cash last May, Sears put its three best-known
Six University of Connecticut students were charged Friday with alcohol-related offenses connected to the death of a student who was run over by a fire department vehicle after leaving a party last fall.
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady have been dancing through life together for eight years, and they celebrated their wedding anniversary by sharing adorable photos - complete with sweet messages to each other - on Instagram. The New England Patriots quarterback, who won his fifth Super Bowl ring earlier this month, shared a picture of the couple laughing, with Bündchen’s arms around her husband’s neck.
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Trouble is brewing over Grace Hightower’s coffee company. We’re told that her husband, Robert De Niro - who is a major investor in the firm - is steamed because the 5-year-old Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda brand is turning into a money pit. The New York Post reports that Hightower has frustrated business associates - as well as the legendary actor - by dithering over simple decisions, and “changing her mind about how to run the business depending on who she spoke to last.” A source tells the paper that, in a moment of frustration, De Niro boiled over while bickering with Hightower in public at a Manhattan bar, telling her, “I wouldn’t have to keep making s - - tty movies if you didn’t spend