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Short selling is a method investors use to bet the price of a stock will go down. Musk told the Times he didn't recall communications from the board and that he "definitely did not get calls from irate directors" after his August 7 tweet that he had " funding secured " to go private .
  • Tesla Stock Drops As Elon Musk Unloads On 'Excruciating' Year

    Tesla Stock Drops As Elon Musk Unloads On 'Excruciating' Year

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    Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk has been under a whole lot of under pressure lately, with production roadblocks , workplace issues , and a much-criticized tweet about taking the company private . On Thursday morning, Tripp tweeted pictures purporting to show damaged battery packs that were later installed in Tesla Model 3s, along with a list of VIN numbers to corroborate his claims.
  • Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death

    Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death

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    In a statement to our sister site Variety , Franklin's publicist Gwendolyn Quinn said, "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart..." Barbra Streisand says not only was Franklin a uniquely brilliant singer, but her commitment to civil rights made an indelible impact on the world too.
  • Priyanka Chopra’s family to host engagement party

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    News had reported that Nick's family members will also come to India for the party. Recently, it was reported that Nick and Priyanka will officially announce their engagement after a ceremony in Mumbai . According to the source the couple is excited for everyone to meet and to celebrate. Nick's mother Denise and father Kevin Jonas Sr were spotted with a Tiffany & Co packet that could most likely be a gift for Priyanka Chopra.
  • 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at age of 76

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    US President Donald Trump expressed his condolences to the family of, "a person I knew well - she worked for me on numerous occasions, she was terrific". Franklin had been in the music industry since the 1950s. The life and times of Aretha Louise Franklin are filled with so many milestones it will be hard to keep up whether one is writing or reading about her.
  • Remembering Aretha Franklin With 7 of Her Greatest Theatrical Performances

    Remembering Aretha Franklin With 7 of Her Greatest Theatrical Performances

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    As news broke of her failing health, celebrities including Ciara , Missy Elliott and Mariah Carey tweeted that they were praying for her. Her most identifiable hit " Respect " only scratches the surface of her unending relevance. Clinton and his wife, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton , on Thursday paid tribute to Franklin as "one of America's greatest national treasures".
  • Demi Lovato Overdose: New Info Reveals How Demi Obtained Drugs

    Demi Lovato Overdose: New Info Reveals How Demi Obtained Drugs

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    Demi Lovato barely escaped death with her alleged drug overdose . Last Friday, the "Tell Me You Love Me" singer flew with her mom to Chicago to meet with an addiction specialist who focuses on sobriety, mental health and wellness. She "is really focusing on herself" and "her health right now", and her family is making sure they "eliminate all distractions". Her November dates in Chile, Argentina and Brazil were also cancelled in wake of her decision to enter rehab.
  • Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies

    Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies

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    Franklin also remained rooted to Detroit philanthropically, and connected to her childhood congregation, performing an annual benefit concert at New Bethel despite-or perhaps precisely because of-her global fame. She had another at 14 and suffered an abusive marriage at the age of 19. " She is the reason why women want to sing". Franklin was known not just for her musical talent, but also for her messages of female empowerment .
  • Former staff claims Melania can't wait to divorce Donald Trump

    Former staff claims Melania can't wait to divorce Donald Trump

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    Some are backed up with audio recordings. President Donald Trump apparently has a nickname for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos - and it's not flattering. "I think it is disgusting and reprehensible". Mr Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric against Manigault Newman on Tuesday. She noted, as examples, Trump's recent criticism of National Basketball Association player LeBron James and California Democratic Rep.
  • YouTube jumps into action as viral film trailer terrifies unsuspecting viewers

    YouTube jumps into action as viral film trailer terrifies unsuspecting viewers

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    The video clip displays only a volume icon on the screen at first. The user who then turns up the sound in response will get an earful of sudden noise, along with a terrifying close-up of the demonic title character. Even YouTube released a statement stating they strive to avoid offending anyone. YouTube has taken down a trailer for " The Nun " after it reportedly violated the company's policy.
  • Pearl Jam gets political with burning White House poster

    Pearl Jam gets political with burning White House poster

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    For Pearl Jam's show in Missoula, Montana this past Monday night, bassist Jeff Ament cooked up a real doozy of a poster with the artist Bobby Draws Skulls . Others aren't bothered by the poster - a writer for Spin Magazine said the poster shouldn't surprise anyone familiar with Pearl Jam's politics, and wrote, "It's more cartoonish than grisly, but it's still managed to rankle its right-wing targets".
  • Twitter restricts Infowars account

    Twitter restricts Infowars account

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    Twitter confirmed to NBC News that Jones' Twitter account was put in read-only mode as of Tuesday, meaning that he can browse Twitter posts but can't interact with them and can't tweet himself. Apparently, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey thinks the best way to deal with Alex Jones is to treat him like a 5-year-old. "We haven't suspended the account but are requiring Tweets which contained a broadcast in violation of our rules are deleted", a company spokeswoman told Fox News.
  • Priyanka Chopra finally puts a ring on it!

    Priyanka Chopra finally puts a ring on it!

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    Apparently, lover Nick Jonas shut down a Tiffany store to find the ideal ring for Priyanka . Is Priyanka Chopra finally ready to show off her engagement bling? His friends and family have never seen him like this, and they're all really excited for him.
  • Here's what Alexa and Cortana Windows 10 integration looks like

    Here's what Alexa and Cortana Windows 10 integration looks like

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    Just about one year ago, Microsoft and Amazon announced a major partnership: both the companies are teaming up to integrate their virtual assistants, Alexa and Cortana. After all, the advent of Alexa for Business means that Microsoft likely needs Amazon more than the other way around. Microsoft set up a web page where interested developers could receive notifications about the integration at the Build conference in May, and now, finally a preview of the setup is available to all.
  • 21-year-old woman becomes youngest in U.S. to receive face transplant

    21-year-old woman becomes youngest in U.S. to receive face transplant

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    However, Steber was in Dubai when the Stubblefields finally received the call that a donor had been found for Stubblefield's face transplant . A tissue graft from her abdomen had been performed by physicians in Memphis, Tennessee, where she was transferred after receiving emergency care in her home state of MS, but this attempt to cover the gaping wound on her face had failed.
  • Alex Jones' Infowars Removed From Vimeo For Violating Terms Of Service

    Alex Jones' Infowars Removed From Vimeo For Violating Terms Of Service

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    Allowing Jones' "Inforwars" content to remain on the platform caused a rift in the company last week, according to BI. On Thursday and Friday, however, InfoWars uploaded over 50 new videos and hours of aggregate footage. Losing outlets is hardly the only problem Jones has been having lately. Not long after Facebook and Apple took action, YouTube removed The Alex Jones Channel, which counts close to 2.5 million subscribers.
  • Trump calls ex-'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'

    Trump calls ex-'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'

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    Trump campaign advisers Katrina Pierson and Lynne Patton - who are purportedly on the new tape discussing the claim - have said in statements to United States media that the conversation never took place. Ms. Wilson said Mr. Trump's use of the word was clearly racist. " She made it up". President Trump's official spokespeople are usually adept at dodging questions about various crimes, scandals, or bigoted statements by their boss.
  • CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: First Images From Upcoming Netflix Series

    CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: First Images From Upcoming Netflix Series

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    Even more fun, it definitely gives off the spookier vibes that this show will have compared to the Melissa Joan Hart-led Sabrina series from the late '90s and early '00s. In the series, Sabrina attempts to reconcile her dual nature - she's half-witch, half-mortal - while standing against evil forces that threaten her, her family and the world inhabited by humans.
  • Does Spider-Man PS4's Launch Trailer Tease Playable Miles Morales?

    Does Spider-Man PS4's Launch Trailer Tease Playable Miles Morales?

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    If you've been avoiding footage of Spider-Man since its reveal then you've likely never seen anything shown above. There's more to the trailer than meets the eye though. More interesting as well, perhaps, is that the trailer ends with a brand new shot of Morales admiring Spidey from afar. Most people know of and have a fondness for the wall-crawler.
  • Frederica Wilson: 'Trump is a white supremacist'

    Frederica Wilson: 'Trump is a white supremacist'

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    Trump had already branded "Omarosa " - as she is commonly known in America - a "lowlife " after she released a recording of her firing by chief of staff John Kelly, seemingly recorded in the White House Situation Room. Now, CBS News has tape from Manigault Newman of Trump's advisers during the 2016 campaign allegedly discussing the president's use of the n-word.