Open
Close

#CantBeatCassiday – 9/19/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Wednesday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                           CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (136-9) DANCING WITH THE STARS RETURNED FOR ITS 25TH SEASON. WHAT FORMER MEMBER OF BOY BAND, 98 …

Read More »
  • Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian hackers left behind a new type of malware that could have been used …
  • Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. But still sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday — nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble. After a wing of the …
  • US stocks slip in early trading ahead of Fed announcement

    U.S. stock indexes declined slightly in early trading Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest economic and interest rate policy update. Technology and financial companies were down the most. Several packaged food companies also declined. Restaurant chains and specialty retailers were among the biggest gainers. Oil prices were headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was down …
  • Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 225. Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday’s magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 earthquake …
  • The Latest: Mexico quake death toll rises to 225

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on a major earthquake that has struck Mexico (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The head of Mexico’s national civil defense agency says 225 people are now known to be dead due to the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. Luis Felipe Puente posted a tweet Wednesday saying 94 are known dead in Mexico City, 71 in Morelos …
  • Mexico official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico official says earthquake death toll has risen to 225.
  • Donald Trump

    The Latest: Trump, King of Jordan talk terrorism

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:01 a.m. President Donald Trump and the King of Jordan are vowing to continue working together to fight terrorism in the Middle East. The meeting was the first of several scheduled for Trump in New York along the sidelines of the United Nations on Wednesday. Trump touted …
  • Little Big Town heads back on tour after Ryman residency

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Every time country vocal group Little Big Town walked into the 125-year-old Ryman Auditorium to play one of their residency shows this year, the four singers breathed a little sigh of relief. “When we go into the dressing room, you just take a breath and go, ‘OK, I feel like I am at home,'” said Jimi …
  • Image of rapper Drake imposed into park renovation rendering

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Parks Department livened up a rendering of a planned park renovation by inserting an image of the Grammy-winning rapper Drake into the background, alongside an image of rapper Akon laughing in the foreground. The image of Drake is taken from the television show “Degrassi: The Next Generation” where the rapper played a …
  • The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico’s civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Twitter feed of agency head Luis Felipe Puente said early …
  • Wuilly Arteaga

    Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States. Wuilly Arteaga became well-known after playing somber renditions of Venezuela’s national anthem while standing amid clouds of tear gas. During one clash with security forces earlier this year, he and his violin were dragged to …
  • Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters

    MIAMI (AP) — Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday’s earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. said in a statement Tuesday that the delay comes “as an outgrowth of the terrible and tragic recent natural disasters.” Nomination announcements had been scheduled for Wednesday. …
  • Gigi Hadid

    Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

    LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week has reached its giddy conclusion, the extravaganza more than meeting expectations with a string of shows, parties and presentations. The theme seemed to be a frenzied search for fun and whimsy, a shade less serious and complicated than usual as designers looked forward to next spring and summer. There were big shows by Giorgio …
  • Kim Jong Un

    Trump’s latest nickname: Rocket Man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname. In his debut appearance before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, Trump embraced his latest label — calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man.” An apparent reference to the Elton John song, which Trump sometimes played at campaign rallies, “Rocket Man” is the latest Trump-nickname …
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on …
  • Nielsen’s top programs for Sept. 11-17

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 11-17. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Green Bay at Atlanta, NBC, 20.24 million. 2. “NFL Sunday Post-Game,” Fox, 13.96 million. 3. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC, 11.59 million. 4. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 11.57 million. 5. NFL Football: New Orleans at Minnesota, ESPN, 11.4 million. 6. …
  • Bill O'Reilly

    O’Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a “political hit job” and that his network’s parent company made a business decision to get rid of him. The deposed king of cable television news had a contentious interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s “Today” show, where he said his conscience …
  • Jedidiah Bila departs ABC’s ‘The View;’ no replacement named

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC’s “The View.” Bila made the announcement on Monday’s program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had “a lot of opportunities” to consider. Bila served as the chat panel’s resident conservative. Co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar both sent Bila off with …
  • Sean Spicer

    Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Stephen Colbert, there’s also a risk that a joke he engineered could wind up doing collateral damage. …
  • Laura Ingraham

    Laura Ingraham joins Fox News evening lineup

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham is joining Fox News Channel’s prime-time lineup with a program that pushes Sean Hannity into a direct competition with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. Her show, “The Ingraham Angle,” will air weekdays at 10 p.m. ET starting Oct. 30. The radio talk show host is no stranger to Fox viewers since she’s been a …
  • Dave Chappelle, Melissa McCarthy

    Chappelle and Oliver make #DCPublicSchools an internet hit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It started as a fun onstage throwaway line at the Emmy Awards and turned into an unexpected Sunday night flood of attention for the Washington DC public school system. Comedian Dave Chappelle, a DC native and graduate of the District’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts, issued a “Shout out to DC public schools” before he started …
  • Linda Hamilton set to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

    NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” “Terminator” creator James Cameron announced Hamilton’s casting at a private event in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, the Hollywood Reporter reported. Paramount Pictures, which is distributing the planned sequel, didn’t immediately comment Wednesday. Cameron is producing the sequel, …
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

    NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world. From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at …
  • Film academy president welcomes new members at private party

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeanne Tripplehorn has been a professional actress for more than 25 years. But as a new member of the film academy, she’s almost as giddy as her first day on set. “I’m already involved in all these different committees,” she said. “I love film so much… so to be invited to become a member of …
  • United Nations General Assembly

    De Niro: Help rebuild Barbuda paradise destroyed by Irma

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations on Monday to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that “paradise is not lost.” De Niro spoke at a hastily called meeting on Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record. The …
  • Box office top 20: ‘It’ totals $218M in two weeks

    NEW YORK (AP) — The horror hit “It” topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic total to $218.8 million, according to final box-office figures Monday. The Warner Bros. release has quickly become the biggest box-office smash to ever land in September, a typically sleepy month before the fall movie …
  • Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung

    Cambodia selects Angelina Jolie film as Oscar submission

    NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” has been named Cambodia’s foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards. The Cambodia Oscar Selection Committee announced the choice Monday, calling Jolie’s Cambodian genocide drama “cathartic” and hailing it for bringing back memories “often best forgotten.” Jolie directed the adaptation of Loung Ung’s memoir about her childhood during the Khmer …
  • John Oliver

    List of Emmy Award winners

    List of winners of the annual Emmy Awards, announced Sunday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Drama Series: “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Directing, Drama: Reed Morano, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Actor, Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us.” Actress, Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Supporting Actor, Drama Series: John Lithgow, “The Crown.” Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Ann …
  • Jimmy Kimmel

    Jimmy Kimmel: Senator ‘lied right to my face’ on health care

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. Kimmel says a health care bill co-sponsored by the Louisiana Republican fails the “Jimmy Kimmel test,” a phrase coined by Cassidy. The late-night host announced in …
  • Billy Bush

    Billy Bush separating from wife after nearly 20 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Access Hollywood” and “Today” show personality Billy Bush has separated from wife Sydney Davis after nearly 20 years of marriage. Jill Fritzo, Bush’s publicist, says in a statement that the couple has “separated for the moment to evaluate their life together.” She adds, “they love each other and their children deeply and are committed to …
  • New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model

    New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed. In an open letter to her mother posted to Reddit , Williams calls mom Oracene Price “one of the strongest women I know.” Williams mentions some of the criticisms she’s endured about her muscular body, before telling Price she’s proud that “we …
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on …
  • Gigi Hadid

    Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid stage London Fashion Week show

    LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week has reached its giddy conclusion, the extravaganza more than meeting expectations with a string of shows, parties and presentations. The theme seemed to be a frenzied search for fun and whimsy, a shade less serious and complicated than usual as designers looked forward to next spring and summer. There were big shows by Giorgio …
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

    NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world. From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at …
  • Member of Kennedy family pays fine after arrest at party

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Court officials in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party. The Boston Herald reports 52-year-old Matthew “Max” Kennedy appeared in Barnstable District Court on Tuesday. He was found responsible for a noise violation and paid a $150 fine. Barnstable police …