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On Wednesday, at least two accusers prepared to appear at press conferences , including a new accuser client to be introduced by Gloria Allred , her fourth so far. She added: "I remember Harvey afterward rolling over onto his back and saying, 'Don't you feel we're so much closer to each other now?' I replied, 'No'".
  • United States slashes refugee intake to 45000, humanitarian groups decries move

    United States slashes refugee intake to 45000, humanitarian groups decries move

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    While the cap is low - it represents far less than 1 percent of the 22.5 million people counted as refugees - it does not necessarily reflect the actual number of refugees who are admitted to the U.S.in a year. He is expected to set a cap of 45,000 for FY 2018. Refugees remain outside the US while their applications are considered; asylum applicants are filed by people who are already here.
  • Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to reports

    Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to reports

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    TMZ said it could not verify it, but Scott may have told friends they are expecting a girl. "She has been looking pregnant for about four months", a source dished to Page Six . More details to come ... Kylie has not addressed the new rumors. Kylie generates tons of headlines on her own, so it seems unlikely that this would be a publicity stunt.
  • Fil-am singer Angelica Hale finishes second in 'America's Got Talent'

    Fil-am singer Angelica Hale finishes second in 'America's Got Talent'

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    Oscar was so nervous that he passed out, and Petunia was anxious about camera angles. LOL! Singer Kechi survived a horrific plane crash and burns over her entire body to make it to the AGT finals. " America's Got Talent " airs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8/7c on NBC . In third place was Light Balance , a dance group who previously made the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2014, while singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey was in third and dog act Sara and Hero finished 4th.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus Goes Floral For HBO's Emmys After Party

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Goes Floral For HBO's Emmys After Party

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    The series won its second Emmy in a row for Best Comedy Series. The producers of " Veep " have announced that its next season will be its last, affording Louis-Dreyfus one more opportunity to win for the character and the show. Melissa McCarthy was honoured at last weekend's creative arts Emmys as best guest actress for her "SNL" work, including portraying Sean Spicer. Seth Meyers (C96, H16) and Billy Eichner (C00), both nominees , were featured in the show as a presenter and in a ...
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    Trump calls Rand Paul a "negative force" on Republican Obamacare repeal efforts

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    By contrast, President Donald Trump is urging Republicans to get behind the latest GOP effort to repeal Obamacare , which has been drafted by senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy . During his program Tuesday, Kimmel pointed to the efforts of three Republican senators, John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME, to help defeat the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act .
  • Jackie Hoffman jokingly pokes fun at Laura Dern after Emmy loss

    Jackie Hoffman jokingly pokes fun at Laura Dern after Emmy loss

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    Unfortunately for Hoffman, she lost to Laura Dern. Now, it obviously is the case that Hoffman is playing things up, but some in the media took her comments seriously. Again, in case I wasn't clear, this was obviously a joke on Hoffman's part and a very amusing one at that. Well we're feeling incredibly empowered - if you'll excuse us we're off to rewatch Big Little Lies .
  • Roy Hodgson sets sights on Crystal Palace survival

    Roy Hodgson sets sights on Crystal Palace survival

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    After giving Hodgson such a warm welcome and backing even when behind at the break, some of the Palace faithful lost their cool when Ruben Loftus-Cheek's number was held up. It was the worst possible start, conceding the goal so early, a team that's obviously a little bit nervous and anxious anyway becomes even more nervous and anxious.
  • Pakistan wins independence cup against World XI

    Pakistan wins independence cup against World XI

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    But the World XI tour seems to have finally changed the game for Pakistan . "The agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board has been finalised and done and they have confirmed that they will come to Lahore in November to play three T20 Internationals", Sethi said in a television interview here.
  • Competition Authority to Probe Fox-Sky Deal

    Competition Authority to Probe Fox-Sky Deal

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    The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is minded to make make the referral on two grounds: " media plurality " and "genuine commitment to broadcasting standards". "On the evidence before me, I am not able to conclude that this raises non-fanciful concerns", said Bradley. Fox News also has been at the center of a sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed 21st Century Fox and has led to the firing of on-air talent and executives.
  • Angelina Jolie Explains How Netflix Benefits Her New Movie

    Angelina Jolie Explains How Netflix Benefits Her New Movie

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    First They Killed My Father , directed by Jolie, is about author and human rights activist Loung Ung's life under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge , the name given to the followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia. This time past year Angelina separated from husband Brad Pitt . Jolie expounded on life post Pitt for Vanity Fair's September cover story, in which she praised her children .
  • Apple edges deeper into Hollywood with 4K-enabled Apple TV

    Apple edges deeper into Hollywood with 4K-enabled Apple TV

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    Apple is apparently also working on the content front and aims at bringing a large collection of movies in 4K HDR to the iTunes. Compare all of those to Apple's new Apple TV 4K at $179 to start with 32GB on board, and $199 for the higher capacity version with 64GB and you can see there are a lot more affordable routes to 4K HDR streaming video.
  • Katie Holmes, Jamie Foxx spotted holding hands on Malibu beach

    Katie Holmes, Jamie Foxx spotted holding hands on Malibu beach

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    Katie and Tom split in 2012, with the actress being linked to Jamie one year later, however, they have always insisted that they are "just friends". The couple appeared to notice that someone took their pictures, but they didn't seem to be bothered at all. Could Katie finally be ready to go public with her romance now that nothing is standing in her way? Since 2013, Katie Holmes and #Jamie Foxx have been rumored as an item.
  • Costa Rica deals U.S. hammer blow in World Cup quest

    Costa Rica deals U.S. hammer blow in World Cup quest

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    Ureña beat two defenders and took on charging US goalie Tim Howard with a right-footed shot to the far side of the goal for a 1-0 lead. "I was anxious about him slotting it to the near post", Howard said. But they'll be facing a highly motivated US team in what is expected to be hot and rainy conditions. They carried more of the play and it must be said, physically dominated the Americans most of the time in 50-50 duels.
  • Gunfire heard near Bangladesh border as 1000s flee Myanmar

    Gunfire heard near Bangladesh border as 1000s flee Myanmar

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    Advocates for the Rohingya suggest many more civilians have died in army attacks on villages, but they have not given a total. During Sunday prayers, the pontiff expressed solidarity with Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim community, calling for them to have "full rights".
  • Questions We Still Have About Avengers: Infinity War

    Questions We Still Have About Avengers: Infinity War

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    The Marvel universe has a lot of content ahead, with " Avengers: Infinity War " hitting next year, followed by " Avengers 4 " in 2019 - making the schedule super tight and combining character storylines with all the MCU coming together in one film.
  • Taylor Swift Shares Third Cryptic Video, Showing Snake's Head!

    Taylor Swift Shares Third Cryptic Video, Showing Snake's Head!

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    Her website, taylorswift .com, still features a blank page. Part of the reveal for the album included the news that the first new single is coming tomorrow night. She's America's sweetheart and just needed a break while she wrote this album. For the last few days, Taylor Swift has been teasing ... something .
  • Taylor Swift announces new album, called Reputation

    Taylor Swift announces new album, called Reputation

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    The mysterious clip shared across her social media channels Wednesday, features more glitchy footage of a 3D animated snake as it slithers around. Her last album, 1989, sold more than one million copies in the United Kingdom and six million in the US. But while Taylor hasn't spoken out and confirmed anything herself, her friends may just have.
  • Taylor Swift takes the stand in groping lawsuit

    Taylor Swift takes the stand in groping lawsuit

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    During her testimony, Swift was shown the photograph and reiterated her accusations. "And it went behind her, and her hand, or arm, went behind my arm". The 27-year-old's mother Andrea took the stand and tearfully recalled her daughter telling her what had happened. Looking at the photo, McFarland asked Swift why the front of her skirt did not appear to be lifted.
  • Can the Cardinals continue to hammer the Royals? MLB Predictions 8/9/17

    Can the Cardinals continue to hammer the Royals? MLB Predictions 8/9/17

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    Later in the game, Rally Cat was spotted by a fan being taken away from the ballpark in a crate. Lucas Hackmann was the field crew member to carry the cat off the field . Trevor Rosenthal pitched the ninth to garner his ninth save. Martinez gave the Cardinals their first lead in the fourth, rifling a solo homer to center, his ninth home run of the year.
  • Taylor Swift expected to testify in photo grope case

    Taylor Swift expected to testify in photo grope case

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    The radio station investigated and two days after the incident fired Mueller for violating the morality clause of his contract, court documents show. Ex-DJ David Mueller already has been sanctioned for destroying evidence. According to pre-trial legal documents obtained by CNN , Mueller launched a law suit in 2015 claiming Swift and her co-defendents (including her mother), falsely accused him of improperly touching the star, and is now seeking £2.3 million in damages.
  • Aamir Khan reveals first official trailer of 'Secret Superstar'

    Aamir Khan reveals first official trailer of 'Secret Superstar'

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    Wading into the discussion, superstar Aamir Khan on Wednesday said that he is uncertain if censorship has any space in today's times. There are so many talented actors in China, so if there is a great story out there, then why not. This is the first time, Aamir has casted the same actor in two back-to-back films. Ghajini: If you have seen Ghajini, it's hard to not draw comparisons with Christopher Nolan's 2000 film Memento.
  • Summer Phoenix reportedly files for divorce from Casey Affleck

    Summer Phoenix reportedly files for divorce from Casey Affleck

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    Affleck and Phoenix wedded in 2006 in the wake of getting to be noticeably occupied with 2003. Summer, 38, cited "irreconcilable differences" in her split from the 41-year-old, the reigning Academy Award-winner for best actor after his lauded performance in Manchester By the Sea , E! reports.
  • Gaga gets subpoena over Kesha-Luke legal battle

    Gaga gets subpoena over Kesha-Luke legal battle

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    Gaga has offered to provide a written statement, but the lawyers prefer to question the singer during a three-hour deposition regarding the full contents of the text conversation. The producer has subpoenaed Lady Gaga as part of his defamation case against Kesha . Page Six reports that Lady Gaga was only served with a subpoena after repeated requests for a deposition went unanswered.
  • A literally resigned Sean Spicer admits SNL hurt his feelings

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    And when Spicey went on the offensive with his podium against the wily press gaggle, we bet that had to be at least a little amusing to the real-life Spicer . If Baldwin's portrayal of Donald Trump was the biggest impression of the year, McCarthy's committed, hilarious take on Sean Spicer was the second biggest.
  • 86-Year-Old Notorious Jewel Thief Doris Payne Is At It Again

    86-Year-Old Notorious Jewel Thief Doris Payne Is At It Again

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    Payne , who appeared effortlessly elegant and spoke with calm deliberation during the interview with the AP, nevertheless grew cagey when asked about her methods. Payne's shoplifting career didn't begin there, or in 2015, when she was accused of pinching $690 Christian Dior earrings at a Saks Fifth Avenue store, only to be deemed too sick for trial .
  • "Spider-Man" Saves Sony with $120 Million Weekend-Bigger than James Bond!

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    If you're looking to read between the lines here, don't put undue weight on Spider-Man 3. The huge haul means Spider-Man: Homecoming - which stars British actor Tom Holland as the web-slinger - is one of the summer's biggest debuts. The three-day weekend portion was $62 million, or $70.5 million when adjusted. Cobranded with Sony Pictures in support of the Spider-Man movie's promotional partnership, and back on consumer demand, the All-In-One Box has something for everyone in the family.
  • Porte crashes out of Tour de France

    Porte crashes out of Tour de France

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    Later on the slopes of the fearfully steep Mont du Chat, Martin - who was sitting in fourth place at the start of the day - and fifth-placed Porte came to grief, when the latter fell and brought down Martin. The Australian had run onto the grass on the inside of a corner, then slid across the road into an embankment, taking out Martin as he went. He lay motionless on the road for some time being attended to by medics before being taken to hospital, although organisers said he was conscious ...
  • Kevin Feige Talks Marvel's 5 Movie Spider-Man Plan

    Kevin Feige Talks Marvel's 5 Movie Spider-Man Plan

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    When The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released on home video and digital download late in 2014, the popular YouTube account was crossing over with CinemaSins, another popular movie account. In this one, the 21-year-old will be seen portraying a high school kid Peter Parker, trying to balance his hectic school life with being the super hero Spider-Man.
  • Is Kanye West officially done with Tidal?

    Is Kanye West officially done with Tidal?

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    TMZ later said, citing anonymous sources "with knowledge of the conflict between Kanye and Tidal ", that West is no longer interested in being exclusive to any one streaming service . From that point onwards, the pair teamed up regularly on each other's music and released their collaborative album " Watch The Throne ". On the track he raps, "But if everybody's crazy then you're the one that's insane ".
  • Disney Removing Wench Auction From Pirates of the Caribbean

    Disney Removing Wench Auction From Pirates of the Caribbean

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    In the original section of the ride, actors pose as local women with a sign that reads: "Auction, take a wench for a bride". Years ago, the scene that comes after the auction scene, which used to have pirates chasing women, was changed to pirates chasing women for food, and one where a woman was chasing a pirate.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam's last-ditch defense of Cosby

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    The jurors have asked the judge to re-read Cosby's decade-old comments about his relationship with Andrea Constand , who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in 2004, and have revisited the testimony of a Canadian police officer who took the initial report from Constand in 2005.
  • Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

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    Not once. If somebody would mention something, we would cut them off". The jurors who heard the case in Montgomery County were from Allegheny County. McCloskey also detailed an eerie bus ride as the sequestered panel was bused the 300 miles from Norristown, PA to Pittsburgh-during which no one spoke.
  • Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

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    Wednesday morning's cross-examination, centered primarily around phone calls Constand made in January of 2005, after she told her mother Cosby sexually assaulted her at his Cheltenham Township home in January of 2004. She said she felt his hand in her vagina and he placed her hand on his penis. She did not see Cosby before or after the show, she said, but she gave Cosby's aides a gift from her brother.