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North Korea Says It Tested New 'High-Thrust' Rocket Engine

North Korea Says It Tested New 'High-Thrust' Rocket Engine

The nuclear-armed North has test-launched a series of missiles in recent months and conducted two nuclear tests a year ago. Nearly two weeks ago it carried out a missile launch exercise it said was ...

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Netflix Replacing 5-Star Rating System With Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Approach

Netflix Replacing 5-Star Rating System With Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Approach

In order to get closer with the times, Netflix is changing how we rate the TV shows and movies on the service. The addition of a thumbs up/thumbs down feature, while effectively replacing the 5-star...

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Justin Bieber to fan - 'You make me sick'

Justin Bieber to fan - 'You make me sick'

The singer is now three shows into the Australia and New Zealand leg of his goal world tour. The video, posted to Youtube shows a group of young, female fans crowding around Justin while he's tryi...

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Chance the Rapper Has

Chance the Rapper Has "No Problem" Donating $1 Million to Chicago Schools

Following his tense meeting with IL governor Bruce Rauner Friday, Chance the Rapper announced Monday morning he would be holding another livestreamed press conference that afternoon at Westcot...

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Gorillaz announce first United Kingdom live performance since 2010 at their own festival

Gorillaz announce first United Kingdom live performance since 2010 at their own festival

Gorillaz's Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn are curating a new one-day United Kingdom festival where the band are also set to headline. The event is presented by AEG Presents and Goldenvoice and will...

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Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch now being sold for $67 million

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch now being sold for $67 million

But if nothing else, the property has a storied history that might make it worth that much to some buyers. The property of the late self-proclaimed King Of Pop has been listed for the reduced asking p...

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'Big Bang Theory' leads want pay-cut so co-stars can have raises

The two now make around $200,000 per episode, according to Variety , and are gearing up for contract negotiations this week. In news that will warm even the coldest of hearts, it has been reported ...

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Cosby lawyer demands trial be moved, cites 'corruption' by media coverage

Cosby lawyer demands trial be moved, cites 'corruption' by media coverage

The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court will make a decision on the county where Jurors will be summoned to serve for the Commonwealth. Constand said the alleged assault took place at the actor's Chelten...

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Lorde Teases New Music In Cryptic Ad Ahead Of 'SNL' Gig

Lorde Teases New Music In Cryptic Ad Ahead Of 'SNL' Gig

The cryptic 15-second ad ends with "3.2.17 NYC" and "3.3.17 NZ", leaving many to speculate a new track will be released later this week. Since then, she curated the soundtrack for The Hunger Games ...

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Future of public education unknown

Her faith is one of the factors many teachers and politicians believe she is not qualified for the position as secretary of education and to improving public schools. DeVos maintained that the feder...

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Bindi Irwin makes fitting birthday tribute to her dad

Bindi Irwin makes fitting birthday tribute to her dad

It has been nearly 10 and a half years since Steve Irwin was killed by a stingray barb, aged 44. " Always in our hearts ", wrote the 18-year-old in her Instagram post. On her 18th birthday, the D...

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Oscars 2017: By the numbers

He has also hosted post-show special Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars for several years. "In said interview, Washington described how it felt to "[be] the guy at the Oscars without my name being ...

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BRIT Awards 2017 full winners list

British Group nominees Bastille were also almost late to the big event, as they took the London Underground to the ceremony. Girl group Little Mix helped launch the prizegiving at London's O2 Arena...

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Is The Weeknd Slamming Justin Bieber With His New Song?

The Weeknd hopped on a new track from XO artist Nav early Wednesday morning called " Some Way ", gifting the single with a verse about someone's former significant other falling in love with him. Sing...

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Was Tiffany Trump Shunned At Fashion Week?

Was Tiffany Trump Shunned At Fashion Week?

Thousands of swooning replies and hashtags later, the ex-convict signed a modelling contract before being released from prison and is now represented by London model management agency SUPA. "Seating...

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Network Of Fake News Sites Used To Promote Real Movie

As part of this campaign a "fake" wellness site healthandwellness.co was created and we partnered with fake news creators to publish fake news. The topical if not responsible move saw the headline "...

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US Hits Venezuela's VP With Sanctions for Drug Trafficking

US Hits Venezuela's VP With Sanctions for Drug Trafficking

The US Treasury said the new sanctions were part of a multi-year investigation and unrelated to El Aissami's recent promotion to vice president. Mr El Aissami had previously been named by Venezuel...

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Grammys 2017: Metallica-Lady Gaga's flaming performance faces technical hiccup

James Hetfield and Gaga shared a mic once it was clear Hetfield's wasn't working, but that didn't take away from the performance-it was fire . At all. Insult to injury? Laverne Cox forgot to mentio...

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'La La Land' wins BAFTA's best film award to continue hot streak

Celebrities who are expected to walk the red carpet include Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Garfield, Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, JK Rowling, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Sophie Turner, M...

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The OA Is Returning For a Second Season, Even Though It Shouldn't

The OA Is Returning For a Second Season, Even Though It Shouldn't

After disappearing for seven years, Prairie returns to her hometown with her eyesight restored and now calling herself "The OA". The first season got mixed reviews however, through word of mouth, the ...

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Tennis player Genie Bouchard learned her lesson after betting against Tom Brady

So a fan of the tennis player asked her on Twitter if she would go on a date with him if the Patriots managed to come back. Bouchard confirmed Monday afternoon she'll make good on her wager with 2...

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Trump nominee Betsy DeVos faces steep opposition as vote approaches

That same day, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12-11 along party lines to send DeVos' nomination to the full Senate. Protestors had hoped Capito would be that vote. Th...

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Coming Soon On Instagram

Per those users and the screenshots they have shared, it appears several photos can all be selected for publication on Instagram within a single album. Do let us know in the comments section below. ...

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Jimmy Fallon Gives Special Tribute to Mary Tyler Moore

The show went on to great success, which Van Dyke credits Moore with helping to make the show " the best five years of my life". "She got it moving!" She was reported to have multiple health proble...

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Fairytale story continues as Lucic-Baroni stuns Pliskova to reach semis

Lucic-Baroni said she had decided two years ago that she would never play at such a low level again, even if her ranking fell to a point where she would not be able to play on the main tour any more. ...

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From Barron Trump to Chelsea Clinton: 8 Insults at White House Kids

From Barron Trump to Chelsea Clinton: 8 Insults at White House Kids

Rich wasn't credited during Saturday night's show and NBC has refused to comment on her status with the company, according to reports . Throughout the inauguration on Friday, Bowen posted a s...

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Fifth Harmony perform at People's Choice Awards after Camila Cabello's exit

The girl group is going strong without Camila; wins Favorite Band award! However, Normani, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane and Lauren assured fans they'd continue to deliver the music and shows their Harm...

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Adele Confirmed For Performance At 2017 Grammy Awards

Though she was nominated for a boatload of awards for her record-shattering album "25", it was unclear whether or not superstar Adele would be performing at the 2017 Grammys . I always cry. I was s...

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Ralph Lauren Will Reportedly Dress Melania Trump for the Inauguration

Women's Wear Daily reports that Karl Lagerfeld, one fashion's most revered designers, is "likely" to dress Melania for the inauguration this weekend. According to WWD , Ralph is already designing ...

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Jury Gives Dylann Roof Death Penalty

The question is about whether #DylannRoof poses a threat to other inmates. She offered forgiveness at Roof's bond hearing, but has since not said if she wanted him to get life in prison without pa...

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Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds Buried Together

The service was held at Fisher's home and the eulogies were delivered by her daughter, Billie Lourd , and friends like Meryl Streep , Tracey Ullman and Stephen Fry, while the 125 guests dined on fri...

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Ed Sheeran announces new music on social media

Ed Sheeran announces new music on social media

He celebrated the New Year with a new song and a renewed social media activity. The singer announced his extended break from social media last December, stating that he wanted to focus on recording an...

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Megyn Kelly Will Join NBC News

Megyn Kelly Will Join NBC News

Kelly in a statement on her Facebook page said: "Over a dozen years ago I started at Fox News in a job that would change my life". "Now, I have made a decision to end my time at FNC, incredibly ...

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George Michael's family release statement after his death

George Michael's family release statement after his death

Michael was eager to move beyond Wham! and its catchy teen pop songs and truly catapulted to global stardom with his first solo album, Faith , which sold more than 20 million copies with more mature,...

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Queen Latifah's Car Stolen at Gas Station in Georgia

Queen Latifah's Car Stolen at Gas Station in Georgia

Popular Hollywood actress Queen Latifah became the victim of a crime when her vehicle was stolen by gas station thieves in Atlanta. Police then made contact with the owner of the vehicle, identifi...

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Trump plays hardball with defense contractors, pits Boeing against Lockheed Martin

Trump plays hardball with defense contractors, pits Boeing against Lockheed Martin

In the wake of Trump's initial criticism, Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin's general manager for the F-35 program, said the company would "welcome the opportunity to address any questions the president-...

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to sing at Trump inauguration

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to sing at Trump inauguration

President George Herbert Walker Bush kept the tradition going with the invitation to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform at his 1989 inauguration. LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins acknowledged...

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Syrian girl who live-tweeted from war-torn Aleppo finally rescued

Evacuations of civilians and rebels from Syria's eastern Aleppo resumed late Sunday after several hours of delay. The girl arrived in the countryside west of Aleppo on Monday with other children f...

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Drone Flies Snowboarder into the Air

Drone Flies Snowboarder into the Air

Footage shows Mr Neistat - who is dressed as Santa Claus - being pulled up and down slopes, and then being lifted into the air at an estimated height of 7.6m. Casey Neistat is wrapping up an incred...

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Community Lutheran Church presents annual Christmas Cantata

The annual Christmas Cantata will be this Sunday at Heritage Baptist Church , 900 52nd St. N., with two performances, one at 10:30 a.m. and one at 6 p.m. N. Teens will lead in worship before the pr...

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Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik release song for next Fifty Shades film

Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik release song for next Fifty Shades film

Produced by fun.'s Jack Antonoff, the song, available on iTunes , was co-written by Antonoff, Swift and Sam Dew. Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik have surprised fans by releasing a new song for the ne...

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Buckeyes hit break with eye on passing improvements

The winners will go on to the national championship game on January 9 in Tampa. I had previously argued that there was a case to be made both for and against Ohio State making the final four, but ...

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What Do the Blacks In Gilmore Girls Do? Endure

What Do the Blacks In Gilmore Girls Do? Endure

The Gilmore Blacks Tumblr, started by writer Rahawa Haile , features every black person on the Netflix reboot of the super popular (and deeply beloved by me and everyone I know) TV show. And Hollyw...

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Russian forces on 'high alert' as Ukraine tests missiles near Crimea

Ukraine says the tests, slated for December 1 and 2, are legitimate and will be conducted within the framework of global obligations and treaties. Ukraine's Deputy Defence Minister Oleksandr Dublyan...

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Raul Castro, top Cuban officials pay tribute to Fidel Castro's ashes

In state broadcast programs and Cuba's official newspapers, the government has urged Cubans to unite behind the socialist, single-party system installed by Castro but which has struggled to maintain...

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Fight For North Carolina Governorship Drags On

And it's still not over. "This is a devastating blow to the McCrory campaign and further evidence that there is no path to victory for Governor McCrory", said Cooper for NC Campaign Manager Trey N...

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Announcers Received Special Instructions For Goldberg vs. Lesnar

Announcers Received Special Instructions For Goldberg vs. Lesnar

With tears welling in his eyes, Lesnar's advocate admitted that they had taken Goldberg lightly and were embarrassed by the outcome. According to Heyman, Brock suffered some broken ribs from Goldberg'...

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Florence Henderson Of "Brady Bunch" Fame Dies At Age 82

Henderson also had the same agent for more than 30 years. Family and friends had surrounded Henderson's hospital bedside, Pressman said. Actress Maureen McCormick attends ABC's "Dancing With The S...

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American Music Awards Hit All-Time Low

LOW: The hosts . Separately, we love Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharaoh. Drake got very Drake in the gym, changing his workout music to Taylor Swift's " Bad Blood " once he was alone and lip-syncing the...

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Trump to NYT: 'open mind' on quitting climate accords

If Trump does abandon his campaign vow to appoint a special prosecutor for Clinton, it will be a reversal of a position he mentioned nearly daily on the campaign trail, when he dubbed his rival "Crook...

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