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Fall TV preview 2016: 15 most promising new fall shows
FX's "Better Things," Netflix's "Luke Cage," Amazon's "Good Girls Revolt," Fox's "Pitch" and the CW's "Frequency" are among the 15 brightest fall newcomers. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Critics have only seen the pilot episodes for most new fall TV shows, so there's not enough evidence to conclusively identify the best new shows. But here are 15 newcomers from across the programming spectrum that look incredibly promising. "Pitch" (Fox, premiering Thursday, Sept. 22): Kylie Bunbury is a young star to watch in this engaging drama about the first woman to pitch for a Major League Baseball team. "The Exorcist" (Fox, premiering Friday, Sept. 23): It's a scary and suspenseful addition to TV's robust horror field. "Better Things" (FX, premiered Sept. 8): Co-created by Louis C.K., this wonderfully hard-edged comedy stars Pamela Adlon as a divorced and struggling actress with three children - and the struggle is evident in every scene. "Frequency" (The CW, premiering Wednesday, Oct. 5): Although a reworking of the 2000 film starring Jim Caviezel, the riveting drama starring Peyton List feels remarkably fresh and smart. "Marvel's Luke Cage" (Netflix, premiering Friday, Sept. 30): Marvel has another winner with this series starring Mike Colter as Luke Cage, the fugitive rebuilding his life in Harlem. "Good Girls Revolt" (Amazon, premiering Friday, Oct. 28): Set in the 1960s, this stylish drama stars Joy Bryant as Eleanor Holmes Norton, the lawyer hired to represent women working at Newsday. "Atlanta" (FX, premiered Sept. 6): Donald Glover ("Community") created this incredibly complex and clever comedy-drama mix set around the Atlanta rap scene (he plays Earn, a rap manager with big dreams and big obstacles). "Queen Sugar" (OWN, premiered Sept. 6): Oprah Winfrey's channel has its strongest scripted show yet with this drama about three siblings (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley and Kofi Siriboe) reuniting at their father's Louisiana sugar plantation. "This Is Us" (NBC, premiering Tuesday, Sept. 20): The feel-good drama follows four storylines that ultimately connect (making an emotional connection with viewers). "Chance" (Hulu, premiering Wednesday, Oct. 19): Hugh Laurie has found another marvelous TV role, playing a San Francisco forensic neuropsychiatrist in this series based on the novel by Kem Nunn. "The Good Place" (NBC, premiering Monday, Sept. 19): The pilot episode is better than good, providing winning roles for Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. "One Mississippi" (Amazon, premiering Friday, Sept. 9): Comedian Tig Notaro plays a fictionalized version of herself, traveling home to Mississippi after the death of her mother. "The Crown" (Netflix, premiering Friday, Nov. 4): Claire Foy has top billing in this 10-part British-American series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. "Designated Survivor" (ABC, premiering Wednesday, Sept. 21): The scripts need work, but another strong prime-time vehicle for Kiefer Sutherland. "High Maintenance" (HBO, premiering Friday, Sept. 16): The web series about a nameless marijuana delivery man becomes an HBO series, and a pretty good one, if a times a little slow and choppy.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
By United Press International On Sept. 9, 1956, rock 'n' roll singer Elvis Presley appeared on national television for the first time -- on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
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The TV shows you don’t want to miss this fall

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British lawmakers might have to (temporarily) leave leaky Palace of Westminster
The House of Commons and the House of Lords, which make up the Parliament, both have to approve the decision.       
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UK lawmakers could move out of Palace of Westminster
The House of Commons and the House of Lords, which make up the Parliament, both have to approve the decision.       
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London Attacker, Born in U.K., Had Criminal Convictions, Was Probed for Extremism
Police identified the suspected Islamist terrorist who carried out the deadly rampage outside Parliament as Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British-born man with a range of previous convictions unrelated to terror offenses.
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Helping to shrink digital cameras wins a big prize for Dartmouth professor
When you’re talking to a guy who won what is sometimes called the Nobel Prize of engineering for helping make smartphone cameras possible, you want to hear a good “Eureka!” story.The first (and still the best) of such stories, of course, came when Archimedes leapt from his bath and ran down the stre...
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Canada's Trudeau arrives in Washington to meet with Trump
WASHINGTON — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a polar opposite to President Donald Trump in almost every way, arrived in Washington Monday morning keen to build a relationship that doesn't threaten trade.In the first face-to-face meeting with the new U.S. president, Trudeau will talk about free trade at the White House.Trudeau and Trump will also participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workplace.The prime minister's plane landed at Dulles airport after heavy winds forced a change from Andrews Air Force base.
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Polar opposites, Trump and Trudeau to talk trade
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the work force Monday, an early sign of cooperation as Trudeau seeks to have good relations so Canada is not targeted in trade talks.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Canada Pierre Trudeau United States North American Free Trade Agreement President of the United States Donald Trump Jean Chrétien Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Man finds author of message in a bottle he found in NJ
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. — A New Jersey man has found the person who wrote a message in a bottle. The Asbury Park Press reports that Vincent Stango has exchanged text messages with Stuart Brown, of Yorkshire, England, since Stango found the bottled note on a beach near his Long Beach Island home about two...
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Michael C. Hall to play JFK on ‘The Crown’
Jodi Balfour is set to play Jackie Kennedy on the Netflix show.
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Michael C. Hall Joins Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ for Season 2
Michael C. Hall will be playing JFK when “The Crown” returns to Netflix for its second season. Hall will be joined by “Quarry” star Jodi Balfour as Jackie Kennedy. Season 2 of the English drama, which doesn’t yet have a premiere date, will segue into the 1960s, as Queen Elizabeth II loses her third prime... Read more »
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New Jersey man connects with sender of message in a bottle
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has found the person who wrote a message in a bottle.
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Duchess Kate: Style Diary
       
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Charm offensive? Trump to bring Abe to Mar-a-Lago
President Donald Trump is turning on the charm. Or at least, he's turning on his golf cart.
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Prince William calls for end to stigma on mental illness
LONDON — Prince William is speaking out about ending the stigma surrounding mental health treatment.William told a gathering of health writers in London on Monday that treating mental health with the same respect as physical health "should be the norm."He calls the United Kingdom's suicide rate among men under the age of 40 "an appalling stain on our society."William says telling someone when you can't cope "is a positive step and a sign of strength, not weakness."
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World briefs: Kremlin seeks apology from Fox News
MOSCOW — Russia sought an apology from Fox News on Monday after the host Bill O’Reilly described President Vladimir V. Putin as “a killer” during an interview with President Trump.
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Speaker says Trump should not address U.K. Parliament
John Bercow’s comments were unusual because speakers in the British Parliament are expected to remain above the partisan fray.
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Gun salutes mark Queen Elizabeth's 65 years on the throne
Allen ConeFeb. 6 (UPI) -- Two gun salutes in London marked Queen Elizabeth's 65 years on the throne Monday.
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Queen's 65-year reign a milestone in a record-breaking life
LONDON (AP) - On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. It's just one of many milestones the queen has marked in her nine decades. Here's are some other significant numbers about her record-breaking life and reign: - Elizabeth ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill British Empire President of the United States Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Lyndon B. Johnson Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh George VI of the United Kingdom
Donald Trump ‘doesn’t care about talking to Parliament,’ wants pomp & bling on state visit
US President Donald Trump is not interested in addressing Parliament during his state visit to the UK, and instead wants to focus on the pomp and ceremony Britain affords foreign leaders, government officials planning his stay say. Read Full Article at RT.com
1000 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush Barack Obama Vladimir Putin President of the United States Ronald Reagan Democratic Party Bill Clinton Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne
Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to reach the milestone of 65 years on the throne.
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Trump's early foreign travel schedule taking shape
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's early foreign travel schedule is taking shape — and Europe is the destination.
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Man, 29, wounded in Palmer Square shooting
A 29-year-old man was shot early Friday in the Palmer Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
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World briefs: Buckingham Palace to be renovated
LONDON — Buckingham Palace, home to Queen Elizabeth II, may not exactly be falling down, but it badly needs refurbishing, the British government said on Friday, citing “a serious risk of fire, flood and damage.” Renovations on the building will start in April and will take a decade to complete, at a cost of £369 million ($456 million).
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Buckingham Palace to get $458M renovation
Amy R. ConnollyLONDON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Buckingham Palace, the London home of Queen Elizabeth II and the hub of diplomatic and government activity, will receive a $458 million renovation.
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Buckingham Palace to Have 10-Year $458 Million Refurbishment
Buckingham Palace, the 775-room official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II, is to have a 10-year, £369-million revamp of its aged wiring, pipes, and heating system.
24 points by The Wall Street Journal | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Buckingham Palace World War II Mary of Teck George VI of the United Kingdom Constitutional monarchy Prince Andrew Duke of York
Buckingham Palace needs infrastructure work to keep it going
LONDON (AP) - Buckingham Palace needs a taxpayer-funded face-lift if it's to remain fit for the queen. The London home of Queen Elizabeth II hasn't been upgraded since just after World War II, and needs urgent infrastructure work to fix plumbing, electrical cables and heating, palace officials said Friday. The ...
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'King Charles III' a must-see in a time when anything could happen
Mike Bartlett's formidably crafted play "King Charles III" is one of those juicy dramas based on a big, audacious, outrageous idea: What if, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the ascendancy of the long-frustrated Prince of Wales, the new King Charles III decided that he wanted to meddle...
559 points by Chicago Tribune | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Charles Prince of Wales Prince William of Wales Monarchy Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh Monarchy of the United Kingdom Diana Princess of Wales Prince of Wales
John Cleese, with Eric Idle at The Venetian this weekend, issues thoughts on U.S. election
His message: To the citizens of the USA: In light of your failure to elect a competent president and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence effective today. Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II resumes monarchical duties.
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Man, 36, charged in Sept. 1 shooting in Northwest Baltimore
Police on Tuesday arrested a man in a Northwest Baltimore shooting earlier this month, officials said.Ronald Wilson, 36, of the 3800 block of Penhurst Avenue, is charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Sept. 1 shooting of a 25-year-old man in the 4900 block of Reisterstown Road.Wilson...
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Commonwealth launches new climate fund for small island states, developing countries
Vulnerable small island states and developing countries are in with the opportunity to access billions of dollars of climate finance with the aid of a new Commonwealth initiative launched Tuesday in New York.
138 points by | Commonwealth of Nations Climate change Commonwealth Secretariat Head of the Commonwealth Commonwealth Secretary-General British Empire Australia Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
British Queen Elizabeth's cousin Lord Ivar Mountbatten says he is gay
Lord Ivar Mountbatten, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth, has become the first member of the British royal family to come out as gay.
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New Zealand keen to ditch British monarchy, poll shows
New Zealand looks to be drifting closer to becoming a republic, as a new poll reveals a majority of Kiwis want to ditch the Queen as their head of state in favour of a New Zealander. Read Full Article at RT.com
2639 points by Russia Today | New Zealand Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Head of state Democracy Constitutional monarchy Prime minister Republic Monarchy
William, Kate to bring young prince, princess on Canada trip
LONDON (AP) - Kensington Palace has announced that Prince William and his wife Kate will bring their two young children on an official visit to Canada later this month. The trip announced Monday will mark the first official overseas jaunt for 1-year-old Princess Charlotte. Her older brother Prince George, 3, ...
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Canadian PM Trudeau to receive his father’s Bangladesh Friends of Liberation War Honour award from Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the ‘Friends of Liberation War Honour’ award to Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau for his father's role in the 1971 War of Independence.
1505 points by | Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Canada Pierre Trudeau Quebec Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Jean Chrétien Lester B. Pearson
Queen Elizabeth II tops 'Vanity Fair' best-dressed list
Who would have thought it? A 90-year-old hailed for her 'steadfastness in dress.'         
200 points by Arizona Republic | Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Joe Biden Michelle Obama Barack Obama Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Pierre Trudeau Buckingham Palace Mary of Teck