• Fans of Fox News host Sean Hannity are fighting back against coffee-maker company Keurig, which announced Sunday that it has pulled its ads from his program. Vermont-based Keurig is one of several advertisers that have moved their commercials out of Hannity's program after he defended Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Alabama, against allegations that Moore pursued romantic relationships with underage girls 40 years ago. Hannity said Moore should be given the benefit of the doubt and questioned the veracity of the accounts of the women, which first appeared in the Washington Post last week. In response to Keurig's move, Hannity shared Twitter posts from his fans that made derisive comments about the Keurig coffee maker. His supporters have also posted images showing the destruction of Keurig machines, which retail for $99.99 and up. Hannity reposted one of the videos on Twitter with the comment "love it." Keurig and Fox News did not respond to requests for comment. DNA testing website 23andMe, plus-size women's clothing retailer Eloquii and vitamin maker Nature's Bounty have also reportedly pulled ads from the Hannity program, which has scored the highest ratings in cable news in recent weeks.
m Lin-Manuel Miranda's next project is far away from Broadway, in a 35-mile-long stage. The artist is focused in helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation Hurricane Maria has left. "Our next project is getting a sense of normalcy back to our island," he said more than a month after Maria hit hard. "Everything has kind of taken a back seat to that." The creator of Hamilton has been doing all he can to help the devastated land of his ancestor and will be honored this Thursday for his efforts at the Latin Grammys. Miranda will receive the Latin Recording Academy President's Merit Award for his "outstanding and numerous contributions to the Latin community," including his all-star song "Almost Like Praying." The ceremony will be aired live on Univision from Las Vegas. The composer, lyricist, playwright and actor lamented the initial slow response by the U.S. government, noting that after more than one month there are still many people with no water or electricity. More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have left the island since the Sept. 20 hurricane.
In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the 89th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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