The Walking Dead’s Alanna Masterson Is Pregnant — What Does This Mean For Tara?!

Looks like you’ve got some competition, Judith!

The Walking Dead might be famous for killing people off, but one of its stars is about to change it up and welcome someone else into the world!

Alanna Masterson just announced on Monday that she and her photographer boyfriend Brick Stowell are expecting their first child together!

While this news is exciting for the young couple, we can’t help but be a little nervous about what this means for Alanna’s character Tara when TWD returns for Season Six on October 11.

[ Photo: Alanna Masterson On The iHeartRadio Music Awards Red Carpet! ]

Luckily for fans of the AMC zombie series, Sonequa Martin-Green was pregnant during Season Five of the show, and her character Sasha made it out just fine.

We wonder if her half brother Danny Masterson and best friend Hilary Duff are gonna be godparents?!

Congratulations, Alanna and Brick!

[Image via Alanna Masterson/Instagram.]

Jen Welter Hired by Cardinals, Believed to Be 1st Female Coach in NFL

The Arizona Cardinals are believed to be the first team in NFL history to hire a female coach after adding Jen Welter to their staff Monday as a training camp and preseason coaching intern.

Darren Urban reported the news for the Cardinals’ official website, which featured comments from head coach Bruce Arians on the landmark decision to welcome Welter to the fold:

Coaching is nothing more than teaching. One thing I have learned from players is, ‘How are you going to make me better? If you can make me better, I don’t care if you’re the Green Hornet, man, I’ll listen.’ I really believe she’ll have a great opportunity with this internship through training camp to open some doors for her.

[...] She came for an OTA and I met her, and I thought she was the type of person that could handle this in a very positive way for women and open that door. [...] It’s not going to be a distraction in any way.

Welter took to Twitter to express her appreciation for the opportunity:

The NFL may traditionally be a man’s league, but Welter has the background to handle the spotlight. Welter played football professionally for 14 years and most recently served as an assistant coach for the Indoor Football League’s Texas Revolution.

Welter also entered a game as a running back for the Revolution last year, becoming the first woman to step into a men’s pro-football contest at a contact position.

Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman publicly professed his belief that Welter had a chance to be in the NFL someday, yet he was still rather surprised by Monday’s news:

Bringing Welter aboard is fitting for a franchise that has embraced modernity and created an exciting brand of football as a result. The addition of Welter figures to only bring more positive energy and enthusiasm into the organization.

The Cardinals have experienced quite a culture change since Arians came aboard in 2013—and for the better. Arians is known for his vertical passing-based offense, aggressive style and overall confidence that has evidently rubbed off on his players and gained their respect en route to a 21-11 record.

That bold attitude has carried over to the front office and general manager Steve Keim, who’s been unafraid to take unconventional risks in the draft. Playmakers to emerge in recent years include defensive back Tyrann Mathieu and wide receiver John Brown, who were both polarizing third-round picks.

Welter has a long way to go to climb the NFL coaching ladder, but she’s already broken new ground.

Although Welter isn’t quite in the position San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon was in recently, when she led the squad to an NBA Summer League title, Welter’s gig in the desert is the vital start to something greater.

Police: Man Allegedly Stabs Victim After Argument Over Subway Seat

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing a victim allegedly after an argument over a subway seat.

The incident happened around 2:15 p.m. Sunday on the southbound 2 train in the area of Third Avenue and East 149 Street in the Bronx.

Police say the suspect and the 25-year-old victim got into an argument over a seat on the train. The suspect then reportedly stabbed the victim in the abdomen and left arm, before fleeing the station on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 45-50 years old, heavy set, with salt and pepper hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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Actors call on Amnesty to reject plans backing decriminalisation of sex trade

Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson and Lena Dunham among signatories of letter arguing that policy change would ‘legalise pimping’

A host of Hollywood stars, including Oscar-winning actors Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Emma Thompson, have lent their support to a campaign demanding that Amnesty International reject a proposal to endorse the decriminalisation of the sex trade.

The global human rights group is set to review an internal policy document on sex work at a meeting in Dublin next month, according to the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW).

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Open letter petitions UN to ban the development on weaponized AI

An open letter signed by over 1,000 AI and robotics researchers pleas for a halt in the development of weaponized AI

The Future of Life Institute has presented an open letter signed by over 1,000 robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) researchers urging the United Nations to impose a ban on the development of weaponized AI with the capability to target and kill without meaningful human intervention. The letter was presented at the 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), and is backed with the endorsements of a number of prominent scientists and industry leaders, including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, and Noam Chomsky.

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Casey Stoner crashes hard at Suzuka, breaks leg and shoulder

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Former MotoGP champ Casey Stoner had a horrendous crash during the Suzuka 8 Hours that resoled in fractures to his leg and shoulder. See how it all went wrong in this video.

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Sir Patrick Stewart gets behind effort to collect whale mucus using “Snotbot” drones

A Snotbot drone being tested with a simulated whale spout

Gathering good biological data about whales can be difficult without bugging the big mammals with large planes, boats, tags, sampling darts or even biopsies and lethal study techniques. Instead, the Ocean Alliance wants to send custom drones to collect whale mucus – aka snot – for study and they’ve enlisted the help of Sir Patrick Stewart for the crowdfunding effort to finance the project.

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