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Sam Rockwell Dedicates Oscar Win to 'Old Buddy' Philip Seymour Hoffman

Sam Rockwell Dedicates Oscar Win to 'Old Buddy' Philip Seymour Hoffman

He was a great theater director because he was a great stage actor. He was also a bit of a jock, he was a wrestler, he played basketball. " Philip Seymour Hoffman was a good friend and he was a huge,...

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Washington becomes first state with net neutrality law

Washington becomes first state with net neutrality law

The law comes about three months after the FCC voted to dismantle rules that ensured all traffic on the internet is treated equally and prevented broadband and wireless providers from blocking or ...

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India crowd pulls down Tripura Lenin statue after Communist defeat

Tripura was the last CPI-M bastion in the country if Kerala is discounted as its people follow the trend of voting alternative party to power in every state election. Local CPI (M) leader Datta said t...

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Writer: White House salary report shows Trump's doing well

Writer: White House salary report shows Trump's doing well

Well. We can only imagine how many articles of impeachment would be drafted if Obama had ever endorsed pre-emptive gun confiscation. The former IN governor, a social conservative with an "A" voting ...

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Crown Prince Meets Sheikh al-Azhar in Cairo

Crown Prince Meets Sheikh al-Azhar in Cairo

The Saudi government source said the joint fund, which involves leased land for the Egyptian share, would be used to develop lands in the south of the Sinai Peninsula as part of NEOM. The NEOM deal ...

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Does Rajinikanth want to take Jayalalithaa's throne?

Does Rajinikanth want to take Jayalalithaa's throne?

Jayalalithaa is no more and Karunanidhi is ill. On the other hand, there was Karunanidhi who kept his party together for 13 long years in the opposition. MGR expedited and in three days we got the NOC...

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Tit-for-tat row sees Trump threaten increased taxes on European cars

Tit-for-tat row sees Trump threaten increased taxes on European cars

To combat the threat, both Scheer and Galimberti said the Liberals need to use the influence they have to try to get through to Trump. He said he supports the tariffs. Trump is expected to sign a form...

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Nicole Kidman Surprised A Bunch Of Tourists Before The Oscars Yesterday!

Nicole Kidman Surprised A Bunch Of Tourists Before The Oscars Yesterday!

Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman staged an impromptu Practical Magic reunion on the Oscar red carpet on Sunday, two decades after the cult movie was released in 1998, and the two Oscar-winnin...

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Driver charged with DWI after striking troopers in N. Greenbush, police say

Driver charged with DWI after striking troopers in N. Greenbush, police say

Officers placed flares at the scene, closing the left lane of three lanes of the highway, as well as providing emergency lightning from the patrol auto and tow truck. Trooper Swartz also was thrown af...

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Italy elections: France, Germany look for stabiliy as populism prospers

Italy elections: France, Germany look for stabiliy as populism prospers

The Euroskeptic, anti-establishment Five Star Movement was the biggest single victor with about a third of the vote , though it will not have enough seats to form a government. "Today for us is the...

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Early voting shows Democratic turnout up 80 percent in Grayson County

Early voting shows Democratic turnout up 80 percent in Grayson County

Democratic turnout almost tripled in McLennan County this year in comparison to the 2014 midterm primary. More Tarrant County voters headed to the polls early this year than in 2014. It's not ju...

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Donald Trump praises Chinese president Xi Jinping extending tenure 'for life'

Donald Trump praises Chinese president Xi Jinping extending tenure 'for life'

China spent $151 billion on the PLA previous year, the second largest defence budget in the world but still four times less than the $603 billion USA outlay, according to the International Institute...

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Unidentified substance case in United Kingdom not being treated as terrorism

Unidentified substance case in United Kingdom not being treated as terrorism

In a scene straight out of the Cold War , he and three other Western agents, were exchanged for 10 Russian spies being held by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the US. A major incident wa...

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ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger

ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger

Over the weekend, the Islamic State (IS) released a video compilation allegedly showing an attack on four US soldiers in Niger from last October. The alleged helmet-camera footage appears to show US...

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Powerful nor'easter slams United States northeast, at least five dead

Powerful nor'easter slams United States northeast, at least five dead

Nearly 2.4 million homes and businesses were left without power in the north-east and mid-west, with some utility companies warning customers they could be left in the dark until Sunday . In Pennsy...

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CM moved to Mumbai, may be shifted to United States tomorrow

CM moved to Mumbai, may be shifted to United States tomorrow

On February 25, the chief minister was admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital after he suffered mild dehydration. "And for complete recovery, if the doctors in Mumbai recommend that I should g...

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Sen. Thad Cochran to resign April 1

Sen. Thad Cochran to resign April 1

He says he intends to fulfill his reponsibilities and commitments to the people of MS and the Senate through the completion of the appropriations cycle. Espy says he admires and respects Republican Se...

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Time's Up campaign gets Oscars segment

Time's Up campaign gets Oscars segment

From Kumail Nanjiani to Greta Gerwig to Dee Rees to Ava Duvernay to Barry Jenkins to Geena Davis to Mira Sorvino , the stars talked about the importance of representation in Hollywood, with o...

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Xi's power grab? Will of the Chinese people, say parliamentary delegates

Xi's power grab? Will of the Chinese people, say parliamentary delegates

The World Trade Organization says the potential of escalating tensions "is real" and the International Monetary Fund also warned the restrictions would likely damage the USA and global economy. But Mr...

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Italy votes anti-establishment

Italy votes anti-establishment

League leader Matteo Salvini appeared to claim the right to be prime minister on Monday ( Politico ), but ruled out an alliance with the Five Star Movement. The ruling centre-left Democratic Part...

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Theresa May rules out physical checks at the border post-Brexit

The EU has already dismissed this as "cherry-picking", but May pointed out that each of the bloc's existing trade deals with other countries was slightly different. May said: "I have consistently put...

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China Boosts Spending to Bolster Military Capabilities

China Boosts Spending to Bolster Military Capabilities

China previous year increased the defence budget to $150.5 billion. "We will be bolder in reform and opening up", said Li in a nationally televised speech to almost 3,000 delegates to the ceremonia...

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Trump Organization ousted from Panama luxury tower in ownership dispute

Trump Organization ousted from Panama luxury tower in ownership dispute

A legal dispute over Trump's management contract at the hotel continues, but Monday's developments indicated Trump had effectively surrendered physical control of the property. There have been reports...

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Winter storm heading to Berks County

Winds will turn out of the northwest and gust up to 55 miles per hour at times. A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact tr...

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China keeps growth target unchanged at 6.5%, looks to cut financial risks

China will not "sit idly by" if the U.S. tries to hurt its economic interests, a top official said today, after President Donald Trump sparked trade tensions between the world's two largest economi...

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This week in Trump: Guns, steel and the loss of Hope

This week in Trump: Guns, steel and the loss of Hope

According to a new report by the New York Times , Donald Trump has reportedly enlisted the help of chief of staff, John Kelly to try to get Ivanka Trump and Kushner out of the White House....

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Peter Navarro: Steel And Aluminium Tariffs Have 'Nothing To Do With China'

Peter Navarro: Steel And Aluminium Tariffs Have 'Nothing To Do With China'

Trump says the tariffs are needed to balance the playing field and punish nations that violate existing trade agreements, which adds to the USA trade deficit and erodes American jobs. "#AMERICA...

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Violent clashes break out before Richard Spencer's speaking engagement at MSU

Violent clashes break out before Richard Spencer's speaking engagement at MSU

Shortly after 4 p.m., fights and arrests broke out at the tense scene, as a small group of Spencer supporters showed up and protesters tried to drive them back. Two months earlier, a 20-year-old man s...

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Carranza resigning as HISD Superintendent

Carranza resigning as HISD Superintendent

Carvalho shocked New York City officials last week when he backed out of an agreement to take over as chancellor. In a response to a New York Times opinion piece, de Blasio tweeted: "We need to ban ...

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Trump claims Obama launched probe into his campaign to help Hillary

Trump claims Obama launched probe into his campaign to help Hillary

FBI Director James Comey violated procedure at this time by not informing congressional oversight he was investigating Trump, a significant detail that came out through questioning by Rep. Meanwhile...

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Hidden Steele Memo Says Russia Stopped Romney From Becoming Secretary of State

Hidden Steele Memo Says Russia Stopped Romney From Becoming Secretary of State

Other have pointed out the president's apparent public courting of Mr Romney was actually an attempt to humiliate the latter, a scion of the old school Republican party that attempted to thwart Mr Tru...

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UPA derailed banking system, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

UPA derailed banking system, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP on Monday sought to corner former finance minister P. Chidambaram, alleging that he granted seven private firms, including scam-accused Gitanjali Gems , gold import benefits on the day of cou...

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2 kids dead and 5 injured in Brooklyn road accident

2 kids dead and 5 injured in Brooklyn road accident

A local public official, Brad Lander, whose district office is at the intersection, said the victims were 2 and 4 years old, WABC-TV reported. Police told Fox 5 that the driver apparently ran a red ...

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PNB fraud: CBI arrests four more, including a Malayalee

PNB fraud: CBI arrests four more, including a Malayalee

He will also be questioned for the falsification of documentation and submission of the same to Customs. The agency had told the court that it had issued three summonses to Mr Modi to appear before ...

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Theresa May and Donald Tusk clash over Brexit: "real political difficulties"

The U.K.is due to leave the 28-nation European Union on March 29, 2019, but the two sides have yet to negotiate new arrangements for trade, security, aviation and a host of other fields. Trade lob...

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China says military no threat, but refuses to reveal budget

China says military no threat, but refuses to reveal budget

Chinese leadership has pledged at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China last October that "China will not close its door to the world, and it will only become more and more op...

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South Africa's leader says land reform 'no smash and grab'

South Africa's leader says land reform 'no smash and grab'

With talks of protest actions and an appeal by advocacy group AfriForum to the global community to intervene, experts have insisted that speedily addressing land reform in the country requires more th...

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IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears

IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears

A court date for the alleged offenders is set for 1:30 p.m. April 4 in Room 101 at the Skokie Courthouse. Christopher Mierzwa said an employee whistleblower alerted management to the situation Friday,...

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Aid sector predators told 'time's up' by United Kingdom government

Aid sector predators told 'time's up' by United Kingdom government

Major UK charities, the Charity Commission and DFID have agreed upon initiatives to be taken forward to improve safeguarding standards. Ms Mordaunt, who was speaking at a safeguarding summit for B...

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Why Trump's about-face won't end gun control impasse

Why Trump's about-face won't end gun control impasse

However, other countries have similar levels of mental illness and play the same games without the gun violence that plagues us in the "land of the free". It seems Americans are safest from gun-relate...

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