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Stan Lee: Stars pay tribute to Marvel Comics pioneer, dead at 95

Stan Lee: Stars pay tribute to Marvel Comics pioneer, dead at 95

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device Tributes are being paid to American writer and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee, who has died at the age of 95.In 1961, Lee created The Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics, and went on to create titles including Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk.Actor Chris Evans, best known for playing Marvel's Captain America, wrote "there will never be another Stan Lee".X-Men star Hugh Jackman said "we've lost a creative genius." Robert Downey Jr, who played Iron Man, simply wrote: "I owe it all to you, Rest in Peace Stan."Kevin Feige, the producer and president of Marvel Studios, tweeted: "No one has had more of an impact on my career and everything we do at Marvel Studios than Stan Lee." ...
Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Olympians, rising stars head into Skate Canada

Sports
Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Several high-profile figure skaters will take the ice when the Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continues Friday with Skate Canada -- including Olympic silver medalists Shoma Uno and Evgenia Medvedeva. Reigning Canadian champion Gabrielle Daleman, a team gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics, withdrew from the competition to focus on mental health. Uno and Medvedeva are expected to take the gold, but the field is full of up-and-coming talent. Cha Jun-Hwan of South Korea will be making his Grand Prix debut of the season after placing ninth at last year's event. He opened his season with a silver medal at the Autumn Classic in Ontario, second to Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu. American Jason Brown will be competing in his first Grand Prix event of the season after a ...
Phil Foden stars as Manchester City ease past Oxford United, Burton Albion upset Burnley, plus more

Phil Foden stars as Manchester City ease past Oxford United, Burton Albion upset Burnley, plus more

Sports
ROUND-UP Manchester City began their Carabao Cup defence convincingly on a night where their Manchester rivals were upset by Championship side Derby Phil Foden was the star of the show as Manchester City began their Carabao Cup title defence with a routine 3-0 victory over Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium. City boss Pep Guardiola made ten changes from their drubbing of Cardiff but despite the likes of Vincent Kompany, John Stones and David Silva in the starting XI, it was Foden who caught the eye. Guardiola congratulates the excellent Foden after the game The England Under-19 international was involved in the opening two goals, scored by Gabriel Jesus and Riyad Mahrez, before sealing a 3-0 win with his first senior goal. It did not take lo...
Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy

Health
This story is from Kaiser Health News. A Santa Monica doctor who touted a controversial menopause therapy on the Oprah Winfrey Network and received testimonials for her work from such celebrity patients as model Cindy Crawford and actress-author Suzanne Somers has been disciplined by California’s medical board for gross negligence. In a settlement approved late last month, the Medical Board of California put Dr. Prudence Hall on probation for four years, faulting her for being “unaware” of potential risks posed by the plant-based hormones — including cancer — and failing to monitor her patients properly. Hall used numerous hormones to treat two women, according to the board, missing an aggressive uterine cancer in one pati...
Naismith stars as dominant Scotland beat Albania in Nations League

Naismith stars as dominant Scotland beat Albania in Nations League

Sports
Steven Naismith's persistence paid off as Scotland opened their Nations League campaign with a morale-boosting win against Albania.Naismith's header went in off Berat Djimsiti and the Hearts forward nodded the Scots' second after a dreadful piece of goalkeeping at a corner.His second-half showing made up for a glaring first-half miss and having a goal chalked off for offside as the home side dominated at a sodden Hampden that was less than half full. And it was a much more assured performance from Alex McLeish's side with no repeat of the errors that were so ruthlessly punished by Belgium in Friday's 4-0 friendly defeat.Stephen O'Donnell in particular excelled at right wing-back after being a...