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HBO Is Going To Great Lengths To Protect Game Of Thrones Season 8 Spoilers

Season 8 ofGame of Thronesis still a ways away, but after cyber attacks and material theft of Season 7, HBO is bringing down the hammer on the show’s spoilers. Actors from the show have revealed that this final season’s scripts are under more security than ever before. AP reports that Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jamie Lannister) has also commented on how this season’s scripts are more locked down now than ever before. When speaking to Scandinavian chat show Skavlan, Coster-Waldau said dialogue is being delivered to the actors through ear pieces line ...

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Good news in a bad jobs report: Wages going up

Hurricanes hit U.S. economy: 33,000 jobs lost in September The September jobs report looks troubling at first glance, but there may be some really good news below the surface. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that average hourly wages have grown by 2.9% over the past 12 months. That is the highest level of annual wage growth in more than eight years, and it means some people are getting more in their paychecks. But now for the bad news. The jump in wages last month might be due to ...

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Why do European airlines keep going bust?

Monarch stops trading, flights canceled Three European airlines have gone belly up since August. Air Berlin and struggling Italian national carrier Alitalia were the first two dominoes to fall. The third — Britain’s Monarch — halted operations on Monday, leaving 110,000 passengers stranded abroad. Three high profile failures in just 50 days has raised questions about the strength of Europe’s aviation industry, which has been buffeted by fierce competition and shifting business models. Analysts say that more losers could emerge in the coming months as smaller, weaker players come under ...

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What's going on with the NFL in Los Angeles?

Can the NFL recover from its ratings slump? The NFL is finally back in Los Angeles. But so far Los Angeles isn’t showing up. The Rams played in front of tens of thousands of empty seats on Sunday, and the Chargers are playing in a stadium less than half the size of any other venue in the league. It doesn’t help that neither team was very good last year. But instead of celebrating its return to the nation’s second-largest market, the NFL is fielding embarrassing questions about whether the City ...

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White House: Technology council is going 'full steam ahead'

The CEOs who quit Trump’s business councils Two of President Trump’s business advisory councils imploded on Wednesday as CEOs resigned over his response to violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville. But another White House initiative, The American Technology Council, remains intact. The tech panel is made up of government employees and has no members from private industry. A White House official said Wednesday that the American Technology Council will go “full steam ahead on its work.” Some prominent executives, 18 to be exact, attended a summit hosted by the tech ...

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Other presidents paused to meet the press before going on vacation — not Trump

Acosta’s full exchange with Stephen Miller President Trump has let almost six months pass without holding a solo press conference. Now he’s heading off on a two-week vacation with no immediate plans to meet the press. The lack of question-and-answer sessions is yet another example of Trump’s disregard for the nation’s news media and the role it plays in keeping the public informed. It’s also a sharp break from past presidential tradition. Trump will reach the 200-day mark in his presidency on Monday. He has held just one solo press ...

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Dear 1987, you're not going to believe what's happened to baseball

7:30 AM ET Say you had a time machine. Say you set it to 1987. Say you met a baseball fan from that year named Kelly. What could you tell Kelly about baseball in 2017 that would most strain his or her belief? Keep in mind, Kelly has seen lots of representations of the future. Kelly expects the future to be different: sentient refrigerators and miracle drugs and time machines and dystopian utopias. Kelly knows computers are a thing in the world, that steroids are a thing in sports, that ...

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Tyson: McGregor 'is going to get killed boxing'

5:12 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson says that Conor McGregor doesn’t stand much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather when the two combatants square off August 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “McGregor is going to get killed boxing,” Tyson said on Barstool Sports’ “Pardon My Take” podcast. “Boxing? I got mad because I thought they were going to use MMA rules against boxing because that’s what it’s all about: Can the boxer beat the MMA guy? Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson believes MMA ...

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Marvel's Comic-Con Showing Is Going To Blow Your Mind, Hulk Actor Says

We’re expecting to see many new movie trailers next week at San Diego Comic-Con. Now, Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo has teased that Marvel’s showing at the annual event–presumably covering multiple movies–is going to blow your mind. He wrote on Twitter that he recently saw a preview of what Marvel will show at Comic-Con. His verdict? “You are about to get your mind blown! Best I’ve seen yet. Kaboom.” In another tweet, Ruffalo specifically mentioned Thor: Ragnarok, saying there will be a new trailer and it will include a showdown between ...

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