Bran’s Actor Drew Inspiration from Watchmen’s Doctor Manhattan

Editor’s Note: If you haven’t watched the season finale of Game of Thrones, please stop reading. As unimportant as the Iron Throne is at this moment in time, Bran still recognizes that it’s pretty serious stuff.

Why did he wait until now to tell anyone that Jon is Lyanna and Rhaegar’s son? I think he’ll recognize that there’s clearly a relationship going.

A crucial meeting between the Three-Eyed Raven and the Lady of Winterfell ended up on the cutting room floor. In the same season, Bran learned that it was one of his time travel blunders that created Hodor. It’d be a bit of an underwhelming reunion for Jon to come back like, ‘Bran, how are you?’ [And Bran goes], ‘Great. Naturally, those human tendencies like emotions haven’t really manifested themselves in Bran anymore because he’s nearly just a vessel for knowledge and thought. And I think it was cool for both of them because they’re two of these characters in “Game of Thrones” whose weapons really are their wits.

Burnley sign Bermudian Wells from Huddersfield
The former Bantams striker, who is now recovering from minor ankle surgery, put pen to paper on a three-year deal at Turf Moor. I have always wanted to play there. ‘Now the opportunity is here and I’m very thankful to the football club to give it to me.

While there is a scene after Littlefinger’s death when Arya and Sansa recognize their differences but indicate they still admire each other, we never got a solid grasp of how their plan against Littlefinger unfolded.

After the Wall falls and the dead go walking through to Westeros, Redditor sannybop points out that it looks like the army forms the shape of the Stark direwolf sigil, possibly hinting that Bran is the Night King or that there is some connection between the White Walkers and the Starks.

Describing the Night’s King as the Frankenstein’s monster of the North, the 18-year-old British actor said: “Perhaps we can think of it as these are two characters with a huge amount of power, but one is a Frankenstein’s monster who is driven by nothing but hatred and violence”. It’s insane. People are putting pictures of me and the Night King together and they’re like, “That confirms it”.

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This certainly would have been a useful scene to have included in the episode, and explains that Sansa wasn’t conning Littlefinger all along, but was actually considering killing Arya until she thought that consulting her all knowing brother at the last minute might be a good idea. I think it would be a bit better if Sam did it. Bran can do the finding out and Sam can do the talking.

The way you describe how he’s all about doing what needs to be done reminds me of people insisting that Bran is the Night King.

Korean court sentences S. Korean reporters, newspaper chairmen to death: KCNA
The Korean version of the book was published earlier this month with the title translated as ” Capitalist Republic of Korea “. In the book it is claimed that anyone found to be holding South Korean TV dramas can use bribery to get out of trouble.

Las Palmas to sign free agent Remy

Yet, despite his inclusion on the pre-season tour, The Sun reports that Chelsea have finally made a decision to cut their losses on the striker by allowing the former QPR player to join Las Palmas on a free.

Remy signed for Chelsea three years ago for a £10.5million fee from London rivals Queens Park Rangers but struggled to establish himself at Stamford Bridge.

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But what’s truly odd is that there have been two blocked field goals returned for touchdowns in the first half. He almost threw a second pick at the end of the first half, but the Maryland defensive back was out of bounds.

Remy leaves after scoring 12 goals for the London club. He played a key role in helping the Blues win the title in the 2014/15 campaign.

But Antonio Conte’s men have now released Remy from his contract, which had one year to run, allowing him to join the Liga club.

Flood insurance rates could spike as federal program drowns in debt
Of that, around $6.5-$9.5 billion is estimated to be insured flood loss for homes in the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana. A Houston home that has flooded repeatedly is worth over $72,000 and received more than $1 million in insurance payments.

Las Palmas said in a statement: “UD Las Palmas have signed France global striker Loic Remy, who has signed a contract for the next two seasons with the the amarillo club after reaching an agreement with Chelsea“.

The attacker will be unveiled by the club during a press conference on 2 September. The Spain global, Michy Batshuayi and the wantaway Diego Costa are now the only ones available at the west London club following Remy’s departure.

Hurricane Harvey Tests Limits of Federal Flood Insurance Program
But the program is now an estimated $24 billion in debt, putting taxpayers on the hook to cover a growing pit of flood damage. In a press conference, he said Harvey’s scope exceeded that of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans in 2005.

The French forward leaves Chelsea a Premier League and League Cup victor.

‘It’s a value price, actually’

“As it turns out, most people are now paying for phones over long periods of time”, he highlighted. It comes with a 5.8-inch screen that almost covers its face and no physical home button.

“Well, it’s a value price, actually, for the technology you’re getting. Also, most people trade in their current phone, and that reduces the price further, and some carriers even throw in subsidies and discounts”.

Isn’t the $999 iPhone X a little pricey for a lot of people?

Rohingya illegal immigrants have terror links: Government tells Supreme Court
Just hours later, however, the government had said that it would prepare a fresh affidavit after “fine tuning some details”. The immigrants also challenged their deportation on grounds of violation of worldwide human rights conventions.

Apple announced the iPhone X last week, and it will be available to pre-order October 27, and ready for shipping November 3.

“The iPhone has become so essential in our daily lives, people wanted to do more and more with it”.

TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino said his iPhone 8 review was “a camera review” and that most upgraders should think about that feature most.

Retail sales for August smash expectations and boost pound
Kate Davies, senior statistician at the ONS, warned that strong price increases were still hitting shoppers across all stores. Data released last week, showed wages increased less than expected as they continue to lag behind inflation.

Cook nodded and answered in the affirmative, seemingly prepared for the question. We believe Apple will replace the existing Home button-based Touch ID with the under-display solution for higher screen-to-body ratios, if it decides to bring back Touch ID. That is not our objective. “Our objective is to make the best product that enriches people’s lives”. “We’re taking the complex and making it simple. we want everybody be able to use AR”. “We encrypted it on your device, you make the decisions about who has it”, Cook was quoted as saying.

Cook has made such ostensibly anti-capitalistic affirmations before.

Apart from talking about the price, Cook emphasised that the Face ID feature, which was introduced with the iPhone X, will provide security and that the company will not be storing the face with itself but rather on the phone to ensure privacy.

Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 tablet gets 1080p display, hands-free Alexa
Driven by a 1.8GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM, Amazon says the slate is 30 percent faster than its predecessor. ( AMZN ) on Tuesday introduced the latest generation of its flagship Fire tablet – the Fire HD 10 .

The average selling price for an Android smartphone (excluding the wireless service contract) is $254, according to The Wall Street Journal, well below Apple’s average of $687. It’s the culmination of several months of iPhone pricing controversy, after wide speculation about just how much Apple could afford to charge for the iPhone X.

Kenya Court Nullifies President’s Election Win

Earlier, the opposition candidate praised Friday’s decision by the country’s Supreme Court to annul last month’s presidential elections which saw incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta win a second term in office.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has branded the country’s Supreme Court Judges as “crooks” following the annulment of the Presidential election in which he was declared victor.

Kenyatta was announced the victor with 54 percent of the vote – but Odinga claimed the election was rigged with electronic voting results hacked into and manipulated in favour of Kenyatta.

Odinga claimed after the election that the electoral commission computer servers had been hacked.

Lawyers for Mr Kenyatta called the Supreme Court’s decision a “very political decision”.

Broncos release three-time Pro Bowl safety TJ Ward
Right or wrong, some of those moves will raise eyebrows, will be inconvenient and will rub people the wrong way. You always get blindsided by stuff. “He is definitely a good young player”.

Pointing to widespread irregularities in the electronic transmission of vote results, Chief Justice David Maraga declared President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory “invalid, null and void”.

His opponent, President Uhuru Kenyatta, won an election that global observers had praised as orderly and fair; Odinga’s refusal to accept defeat seemed graceless and, given Kenya’s history of political violence, dangerous.

The 8 August poll raised fears of major violence similar to that following a disputed vote in 2007.

“The robes they wear make them think that they are superior to the rest of us Kenyans”, said Kenyatta.

It is believed to be the first time in Africa that a legal challenge brought by the opposition against a presidential poll result has been successful.

Harvey pushes gas prices up
There’s likely to be several more days of widespread gas price hikes ahead as Houston suppliers work to get back on their feet. An oil refinery is seen before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

He called for calm, saying: “Let us be a people of peace”.

It is the first time a presidential election result was overturned in Africa.

An editorial in the Nation newspaper said the ruling “signalled the end of the era of impunity that has painfully assailed this country for too long”.

The chairman of the election board said there would be personnel changes, but it was not clear if that would be enough for the opposition.

The Jubilee duo said they were ready for a repeat poll, and urged the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to announce the date of the next poll.

How Hurricane Harvey could shape the National Flood Insurance Program debate
Though experts expect the program to be reauthorized and think its allowable debt limit could be expanded, bigger challenges loom. That is definitely the case whenever Congress talks about reforming the costly Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid programs.

He invited the director of public prosecutions “to prosecute any of our staff that may have been involved in violations”. Equally encouraging is Kenyan leaders’ acceptance of the court’s authority.

South Korea’s Moon discusses “unpredictable” North Korea situation with Putin

“The recent self-defence measures by my country, DPRK, are a gift package addressed to none other than the U.S.”, Han told a disarmament conference, using the acronym for North Korea’s formal name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Even so, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa said Tuesday that her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi told her that Beijing is open to additional sanctions.

In Vladivostok, Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to push for tougher United Nations sanctions, including cutting off the oil supply, and pressuring China and Russian Federation to support such measures.

Abe is scheduled to hold talks separately with Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday on the sidelines of the economic forum.

“There is no other way to solve the North Korean nuclear issue, apart from through peaceful dialogue”.

That rollout was “temporarily” completed Thursday, a spokesman for South Korea’s defense ministry said, adding it was necessary to counter increased threats from North Korea. But Putin insisted the road map offered “a practical way, as we see it, to ease tensions and to move gradually toward a settlement on the peninsula”.

Blue States Sue To Block DACA Repeal
“It’s outrageous, it’s not right”, an emotional Ferguson said at a news conference in Seattle. California – the state with the highest number of dreamers – was noticeably absent.

“There is no disagreement whatsoever between the leaders of South Korea and the United States”, Lee said during a three-way meeting of officials of the administration, the ruling Democratic Party and the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russian oil supplies to North Korea were negligible, responding to heightened global scrutiny of the ties between Moscow and the leadership in Pyongyang.

Meanwhile, Sweden urged its citizens Friday to refrain from unnecessary trips to North Korea. Russian Federation and China both have trade links with Pyongyang.

The United States has already banned Americans from traveling to North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old college student from OH who was released from North Korea in June in a coma after being detained there for more than a year. “On the one hand it’s asking North Korea to freeze or do what it’s already supposed to be doing under global law”, Pinkston said.

Han Tae Song, Pyongyang’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, confirmed that North Korea had successfully conducted its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday.

In a previous statement this week, Macron called on the European Union to tighten the sanctions against North Korea, in addition to the U.N. Security Council’s response.

George Clooney opens up on parenting, reveals that kids make him ‘nervous’
George was speaking from the red carpet of the premiere of his new film Suburbicon at the Toronto Film Festival yesterday. That’s not unique to us; that’s [unique to] all people who are lucky enough to find the flawless partner.

President Donald Trump and the USA top diplomat at the U.N., Nikki Haley, have both repeatedly stated that the time for talking is over.

Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973.

“President Trump on Sunday warned the U.S.is considering “stopping all trade” with countries doing business with North Korea”.

Putin said it was important that all parties affected by the crisis, including North Korea, not face “threats of annihilation” and “step on the path of cooperation”.

China and Russian Federation, which also have denounced the nuclear test, are calling for more dialogue.

The Russian leader also lashed out at the United States, saying it was preposterous for Washington to ask for Moscow’s help with North Korea after sanctioning Russian companies whom USofficials accused of violating North Korea sanctions.

Topeka meteorologists helping to predict Hurricane Irma
That information is passed to a weather service supercomputer in Maryland that maps the atmosphere and creates weather models. Cuomo today announced that 124 Airmen from the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard will deploy to U.S.

Klopp claims cups bring opportunity, not pressure, for Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirms that third-choice goalkeeper Danny Ward will start Tuesday’s EFL Cup clash against Leicester City.

The striker picked up a groin problem in the draw at Huddersfield while Matty James (Achilles), Robert Huth (ankle) and Christian Fuchs (eye) are out. “He had an impact when he came on, now you have three of the line up!”

Reportedly one of his club’s highest earners, Klopp must decide in the summer whether he wants to extend the 28-year-old’s deal or if he’s willing to let him leave.

Striker Dominic Solanke is another that could make his full Liverpool debut on Tuesday.

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Company reps hinted that the 9 will have a larger screen, but even if GFX wasnt exactly right were probably looking at 5.5” tops. Nokia did come up with a flagship, but in a surprising turn of events, its much anticipated device was not Nokia 9, but Nokia 8.

This will be a huge boost for the Merseyside club who have lacked a cutting edge in front of goal in the last two matches, stumbling to home draws against Sevilla and Burnley.

Whilst on Oxlade-Chamberlain, Klopp added: “It’s a fantastic opportunity now for Alex”.

On Grujic, Klopp said: “We have a lot of players who are in good shape but have not had the match time – for example Grujic made a big step in development”.

“We have enough games for the players to get rhythm”.

Pirate Bay using visitor CPUs for cryptocurrency mining
This again assumes significance given the growing resentment against online ads and the widespread adoption of ad blocker plugins. As of now, users have been able to block the miner via their browser settings or with the help of ad blockers.

An improvement in his club form is also required for Sturridge to win a place in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for next summer’s World Cup finals in Russian Federation.

“I feel the chance to do something really good”.

Klopp went on to discuss the adjustment of Oxlade-Chamberlain in training, and provided a positive fitness update on sidelined duo Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana.

Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria
Speaking to the Andrew Marr Show, Ms Rudd said there was “no evidence” to suggest so-called Islamic State were behind the attack . Another attack in London by a loser terrorist.These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard.

► Diabetic nephropathy/Sclerosis

Uncontrolled diabetes causes damage to many tissues of the body. Kidney damage caused by diabetes most often involves thickening and hardening (sclerosis) of the internal kidney structures, particularly the glomerulus (kidney membrane). Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease is the unique microscopic characteristic of diabetic nephropathy in which sclerosis of the glomeruli is accompanied by nodular deposits of hyaline.

The glomeruli are the site where blood is filtered and urine is formed. They act as a selective membrane, allowing some substances to be excreted in the urine and other substances to remain in the body. As diabetic nephropathy progresses increasing numbers of glomeruli are destroyed, resulting in impaired kidney functioning. Filtration slows and protein (which is normally retained in the body) may leak in the urine. Protein may appear in the urine for 5 to 10 years before other symptoms develop. Hypertension often accompanies diabetic nephropathy.

Diabetic nephropathy may eventually lead to the nephrotic syndrome (a group of symptoms characterized by excessive loss of protein in the urine) and chronic renal failure. The disorder continues to progress, with end-stage renal disease developing, usually within 2 to 6 years after the appearance of renal insufficiency with proteinuria.

The mechanism that causes diabetic nephropathy is unknown. It may be caused by inappropriate incorporation of glucose molecules into the structures of the basement membrane and the tissues of the glomerulus. Hyperfiltration (increased urine production) associated with high blood sugar levels may be an additional mechanism of disease development.

The diabetic nephropathy is the most common cause of chronic renal failure and end stage renal disease in the United States. About 40% of people with insulin-dependent diabetes will eventually develop end-stage renal disease. 80% of people with diabetic nephropathy as a result of IDDM have had this diabetes for 18 or more years. At least 20% of people with NIDDM will develop diabetic nephropathy, but the time course of development of the disorder is much more variable than in IDDM. The risk is related to the control of the blood-glucose levels. Risk is higher if glucose is poorly controlled than if the glucose level is well controlled.

Diabetic nephropathy is generally accompanied by other diabetic complications including hypertension, retinopathy, and vascular (blood vessel) changes, although these may not be obvious during the early stages of nephropathy. Nephropathy may be present for many years before nephrotic syndrome or chronic renal failure develops. Nephropathy is often diagnosed when routine urinalysis shows protein in the urine.

NIA arrests Syed Salahuddin’s son

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Yousuf in connection with a 2011 terror funding case in Kashmir.

“Yusuf was arrested today in Delhi after he was called for questioning at the NIA (National Investigation Agency) headquarters in an old case of terror funding registered in 2011”.

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Syed Shahid Yousuf, is a post graduate in Agriculture and since 2013 has been working in the Department of Agriculture, Jammu and Kashmir, as Village Agriculture Extension Assistant at his village Soibugh, Budgam.

Four others accused in the 2011 terror funding case, Ghulam Mohd Bhat, Mohd Sidiq Ganai, Ghulam Jeelani Liloo and Farooq Ahmad Dagga are now interred in the Tihar Jail, while two others Mohammad Maqbool Pandit and Aijaz Ahmad Bhat are on the run.

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Russia’s defense minister says less than five percent of Syria remains under control of the Islamic State group. On Sunday, the monitor said the SDF had also seized the Sayjan oilfield to the north of Al-Omar overnight.

On Monday, while announcing Dineshwar Sharma as an interlocutor, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had said that since NIA is an autonomous body, it would follow its regular course of investigations.

The money was allegedly routed through Saudi Arabia by a man identified as Aijaz Ahmed Bhat, a declared absconder who was charge-sheeted with four others in a previous case back in 2011. “After initial rounds his role was conclusively established in the case and so we arrested him”, NIA spokesperson Alok Mittal told NDTV. “It is on the basis of this irrefutable evidence that we have gone ahead with Yusuf’s arrest”, a NIA officer said. Besides, the NIA has retrieved call records confirming multiple conversations between Aijaz and Yusuf, in relation to the money transfers.

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It’s important to honor the flag and our country and I think our fans expect that, ” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday.

The allegations in the case are that money from Pakistan is being sent to Jammu and Kashmir through Hawala channels via Delhi and it is suspected that it is being used to fund militancy and other activities in the state.

Donald Trump Defends Melania’s Footwear Choices in Hurricane Aftermath

PresidentDonald Trump and first lady Melania Trump followed by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen walk out for a moment of silence to remember the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Huckabee had opened the portion of the conversation by noting how popular Melania has become.

“Maybe Melania could try taking her sunglasses off when look at people who have suffered the unimaginable”, tweeted another. The White House would have been better off to keep Trump at home in his jammies because one of this president’s biggest problems is that he is incapable of pretending that he isn’t a awful person.

The White House has previously issued a statement that it was “sad” people were concerned with her shoes during an ongoing natural disaster. “And she sees how important it is”. People especially took notice on Tuesday and Wednesday nights when she and PresidentDonald Trump arrived back at the White House and she was wearing her signature black shades – in the dark.

World Series Or Bust For Houston Astros
The Yankees actually outscored the Indians during the regular season, so I have no doubt they can keep up on the offensive end. Clayton Kershaw’s mysterious postseason issues will continue, and the outstanding one-two punch of Paul Goldschmidt and J.D.

President Trump noted that Melania changed into sneakers before landing for that trip and put on a pair of Timberland work boots when in Puerto Rico, as reported by the Inquisitr.

During the flight, the wife of Donald trump dressed in white trousers, shirt and baseball cap, and high heels replaced on shoes from Timberland for $ 170.

Huckabee brought up Melania in the interview, praising her “empathy” and calling her one of Trump’s “greatest assets”. He also pointed out that she’s taken on a lot of criticism.

Cracked iPhone 8 reported anew in China
While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were lacklusture in comparison to iPhone X , this was perhaps the last thing Apple wanted. The Independent reached out to Apple to comment on the cases, and they said that they are now looking into it.

In August she made headlines by wearing four-inch stilettos to flood-ravaged Texas, editorials and social media commentators were quick to label her “Flood Watch Barbie”.

Trump goes on to mention that despite the flak his wife received, many of his supporters brought signs to a speech he gave that said they love Melania’s stilettos.

Some people – mostly on the left – had snarky comments about Trump’s outfit (specifically, her shoe choice) on Tuesday.

Hurricane Nate threatens US Gulf Coast with $4 billion loss
A second landfall is likely on the MS coast a few hours after the eye of the storm passes over the Chandeleur Sound. Hurricane Nate killed at least 21 people as it passed across Central America , hitting Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

PlayStation Plus games for December have something for everyone

On PlayStation 3, PS Plus members will receive the visual novel Xblaze Lost: Memories and Syberia Collection, the latter of which is a compilation pack containing the adventure games Syberia and Syberia II.

Deathinitive Edition: Steam gamers will be happy with this PS4 gem, which is a fantasy, battle game with improved graphics and audio.

Supreme Court to hear plea on Padmavati movie today
The Chief Justice of India even went so far as to say that the public interest litigation was an abuse of the process of law. The original release date of the movie was December 1 but due to the controversy, the makers have deferred it indefinitely.

The games for subscribers are Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition and Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends – just the games you want to ring 2017 in, right?

November is a huge month for Sony and PlayStation, with the company’s earnings getting pumped up by Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.

Geneva peace talks may start without Syrian regime
Opposition representatives, united in one delegation for the first time, met the UN special envoy for Syria on November 28. The talks have achieved little through seven previous rounds but there are hopes the latest bid may make progress.

Showdown of the Legendary Legends meanwhile is a child-friendly 1-4 player brawl-em-up, featuring characters from the film series.

Wanted Corp.: PS Vita gamers can enjoy this bounty hunting game in which you seek to escape fugitives that escape from a prison ship which landed on an alien planet.

Lexus rolls out 2018 RX and LX luxury SUVs
Lexus says the RX 350L will be available in January 2018, while the RX 450hL will go on sale in the spring of 2018. Pricing: $48,665 starting MSRP for RX 350L with front-wheel drive; $50,065 for the RX 350L with all-wheel drive.

To begin the update, PS3 owners will be treated to Xblaze Lost: Memories and Syberia Collection. Forma.8 is cross-buy enabled with PS4, so as always, PlayStation 4 owners will get three games instead of just two next month. You will be able to access them for free, as long as your PlayStation Plus subscription is active. Do not forget that Until Dawn: Rush of Blood will be available at no cost to PS Plus members until January 2. For November, subscribers on the service can download 7 games in total, one more than usual due to the fact that Sony has started adding those VR titles to the bunch.