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#CantBeatCassiday – 11/16/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Friday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                          CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (174-10) TITANIC IS RETURNING TO THEATERS FOR ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. WHAT WAS THE TITANIC? A BOAT/SHIP …

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    EU official backs Spain in fight against Catalan secession

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s secessionist push is nothing short of a “disaster” that the Europe Union will work to impede in support of a unified Spain, the European Commission’s president said in comments published Sunday. Spain is facing its worst institutional crisis in nearly four decades after Catalonia’s regional parliament violated the Spanish Constitution by voting to declare independence …
  • The Latest: Zimbabwe party expels members close to 1st lady

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Zimbabwe’s ruling party Central Committee has expelled several high-level members close to unpopular first lady Grace Mugabe, while President Robert Mugabe is told to resign as the country’s leader by noon Monday or face impeachment. Those expelled include minister of higher education Jonathan Moyo, finance …
  • Zimbabwe ruling party says Mugabe goes or impeachment starts

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying that if he doesn’t resign as the country’s president by noon Monday they will begin impeachment proceedings when Parliament resumes the following day. Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, Mugabe was set to discuss his expected exit with the army …
  • Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. President Donald Trump was inside the White House during the Sunday morning incident. The Secret Service tweets that at about 8 a.m. Sunday, someone tried to jump a row …
  • Some Alabamians won’t quit Moore because he never quit them

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, homosexuality, Muslims and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of sexual impropriety including the molestation of a 14-year-old …
  • Pope devotes Mass to poor, calls indifference a ‘great sin’

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Celebrating Mass with poor people in the splendor of St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis on Sunday denounced those who dismiss poverty as “not my business” and defined indifference to the needy as a “great sin.” Later, the pontiff expressed particular concern for those impoverished by war. After Mass, the pope lunched with some 1,500 poor people …
  • Syria: IS militants defeated in final stronghold

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says pro-government forces have defeated the Islamic State group in its last stronghold in the country, at a town on the border with Iraq called Boukamal. SANA made the announcement Sunday. On Nov. 9, Syria’s military command declared it had liberated Boukamal, after the militants pulled out. But that turned out to be …
  • Bruno Mars

    AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

    The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favorite country …
  • AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

    NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website. A representative for the band confirmed that the …
  • Harry Styles

    Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria’s Secret China show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Harry Styles and R&B star Miguel will perform at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai on Monday. People magazine reports that Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Chinese singer Jane Zhang will also perform at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The show will air Nov. 28 on CBS. Karlie Kloss and Bella Hadid are among the …
  • Widow of Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer auctions rare items

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant’s memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from concerts spanning 30 years. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports some of the items are expected …
  • Katy Perry

    Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent. The jury found Friday that entrepreneur Dana Hollister should pay the archdiocese $3.47 million and …
  • Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool

    Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon. The Grammy Award-winning band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees released “Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band,” an album that spans about 30 years. Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong said he thinks it’s the perfect soundtrack …
  • Latin Grammys pay tribute to Puerto Rico in songs, speeches

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thursday’s Latin Grammy Awards were a love letter to Puerto Rico, with several artists dedicating their performances and awards to the island hard hit by Hurricane Maria. Lin-Manuel Miranda, rapper Residente and singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi, all of Puerto Rican heritage, dedicated their awards to their homeland. Fonsi’s global hit “Despacito” was the night’s big winner, making …
  • Leeann Tweeden

    Franken tells woman in letter he’s ‘ashamed’ of himself

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is ashamed of his actions and apologizes. Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden read the letter Friday while appearing on the TV talk show “The View.” In the letter, Franken tells Tweeden that he wants to …
  • Jeffrey Tambor

    Future of groundbreaking show ‘Transparent’ may be in flux

    NEW YORK (AP) — When “Transparent” debuted four years ago on Amazon with a transgender lead character, it was a special moment for TV. It won Emmys and seemed a perfect fit for a burgeoning civil rights movement. Now the show’s future may be in flux following allegations against star Jeffrey Tambor. Fellow “Transparent” actress Trace Lysette alleges Tambor pressed …
  • The Latest: Ryan Seacrest denies inappropriate behavior

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against celebrities and media (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Ryan Seacrest is disputing an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with an employee at E! News nearly a decade ago. In a statement Friday, Seacrest says his former wardrobe stylist made the complaint. Seacrest isn’t releasing details of the …
  • Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken personally apologized to the woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour, saying he remembers their encounter differently but is “ashamed that my actions ruined that experience for you.” In a guest appearance Friday on ABC’s “The View,” Leeann Tweeden read a letter she …
  • Leeann Tweeden

    The Latest: Sanders says Trump, Franken cases are different

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The White House says there’s a difference between the sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump and Democratic Sen. Al Franken. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says: “Sen. Franken has admitted wrongdoing and the president hasn’t. That’s a very big …
  • MLS POPULARITY

    MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer’s attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe. MLS averaged 22,000 in attendance for the first time in its history this season, ranked among the top seven leagues in the world. The league is set to …
  • Clinton jokes she’s resigning from the ‘Fox News presidency’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for “always talking” about her as if she’d won the presidency. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate is joking in an interview with the online news outlet NowThis that she is officially resigning as the conservative news channel’s president of the United States. She says the outlet is “always talking about the …
  • Bardot or de Beauvoir? France in bind over Weinstein fallout

    PARIS (AP) — France, the country of both Brigitte Bardot and Simone de Beauvoir, is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been torn between the image of both female icons in addressing the issue …
  • ANN WEDGEWORTH

    Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the 1958 comedy “Make a …
  • Actor Tom Sizemore denies groping allegations

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Tom Sizemore is denying recent allegations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot. Sizemore called the claims “highly disturbing” in a statement late Thursday. He lamented his history of drug abuse and domestic violence arrests, but says he would never inappropriately touch a child. A Salt Lake City police …
  • Comedy or not, ‘Get Out’ is a unique Oscar contender

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movie year seems destined to conclude the way it essentially began: With everybody talking about “Get Out.” Jordan Peele’s horror sensation is again the subject of debate after it was reported that Universal Pictures submitted the film for Golden Globe Awards consideration as a comedy, rather than a drama. The film’s classification will ultimately reside …
  • Actress Rose McGowan arraigned on cocaine charge

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on a felony cocaine charge, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her. One of the most outspoken actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, McGowan told the magazine that she’s been so fearful of the movie mogul that she …
  • Imelda Staunton dazzles as ‘Follies’ hits cinema screens

    LONDON (AP) — Imelda Staunton plays a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown in “Follies,” Stephen Sondheim’s dizzying musical about a traumatic reunion of former Broadway showgirls. Staunton goes from perky to shattered as Sally Durant Plummer, a former dancer who meets up with a former friend and an old flame in Sondheim’s show about the pull of …
  • Terry Crews compares alleged sexual assault to being a POW

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Crews compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war and calls the perpetrators of such attacks “terrorists.” Crews told “Good Morning America” host Michael Strahan Wednesday that he was inspired to share his assault allegations against a powerful Hollywood agent after so many women came forward with accusations against Harvey Weinstein. Crews said …
  • Bardot or de Beauvoir? France in bind over Weinstein fallout

    PARIS (AP) — France, the country of both Brigitte Bardot and Simone de Beauvoir, is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been torn between the image of both female icons in addressing the issue …
  • AP PHOTOS: British royals to celebrate 70th anniversary

    LONDON (AP) — When Britain’s 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II. Seven decades on, the couple who would become Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip — now 91 and 96, respectively — are still going strong, their marriage …
  • Bruno Mars

    AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

    The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favorite country …
  • Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with organ failure

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida with multiple organ failure. Publicist JoAnn Geffen tells The Associated Press that Cassidy is in a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital with liver and kidney failure. She says he’s in a private room, conscious and surrounded by family. Geffen says there is nothing “imminent” about his condition, …
  • ANN WEDGEWORTH

    Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the 1958 comedy “Make a …
  • AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

    NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website. A representative for the band confirmed that the …
  • Dolphins waive linebacker Rey Maualuga after arrest in Miami

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Dolphins waived linebacker Rey Maualuga on Saturday after he was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge in Miami. The team announced the move without comment on the legal situation, saying they were promoting running back De’Veon Smith from the practice squad to take Maualuga’s roster spot. It was unclear if Maualuga had an attorney. …