"Jimmy Kimmel Live!' host's son Billy has had a 'successful" second round of surgery following which Kimmel will take time off from the show to be with his family.
Kimmel and Molly McNearney's 7-month-old son was diagnosed with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia after he was born.
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Any gains in domestic equities are also likely to be capped ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's policy meeting on Wednesday. The Nikkei India Services PMI for November signaled slowdown in demand, further weighing on sentiment.
On Monday, a press release from ABC revealed that Billy had just had another "scheduled and successful heart surgery".
"ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' welcomes guest hosts this week", the network said in a statement on Monday. Initially, Billy's operation was scheduled for the last week of October, but it was postponed due to the common cold.
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But it added that it was working "diligently and expeditiously with Ireland on the [escrow] process". iPhone maker Apple has agreed to pay Ireland $15.46 billion in back taxes by early 2018.
Pratt was game, starting out a bit wobbly on the first verse before Stapleton came in blazing, his soulful wail lifting the otherwise sub-karaoke bit high into the air.
Jimmy Kimmel is taking the week off... and getting some help from his A-list friends. After spinning the "Wheel of Cheesy Duets", a legendary song from "Dirty Dancing" popped up.
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However, although 2017 launch looks nearly certain, Chinese media Mydrivers is confident that the Nokia 9 won't arrive this year. Alongside the launch date and images of the Nokia 9 , some of the specs and also the price of the phone have been leaked online.
Some "celebrity Samaritans" have stepped up to fill in for Kimmel including Chris Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa McCarthy.