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Stop Pretending That Merely Holding Elections Is Democracy: Barack Obama

Stop Pretending That Merely Holding Elections Is Democracy: Barack Obama

Obama , whose Kenyan-born father studied in the United States but later returned home to work as an economist, described the phenomenon of the best minds leaving for global centres overseas as "a real...

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President Trump says Russian Federation no longer targeting the US

President Trump says Russian Federation no longer targeting the US

I want to focus on how we're going to ratchet down tensions. After his walkback, Mr Trump said his administration would "move aggressively" to repel efforts to interfere in American elections. But...

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Showtime defends Sacha Baron Cohen: ‘Widespread misinformation’

Showtime defends Sacha Baron Cohen: ‘Widespread misinformation’

In fact, GOP members such as California Rep Dana Rohrabacher, South Carolina's Joe Wilson , and former Senate leader Trent Lott adored the idea so much they agreed to tape a commercial in favor...

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Walmart plans SVOD service to take on Netflix

Walmart plans SVOD service to take on Netflix

However, this figure includes subscriptions to multiple on-demand services within one household: 11.1 million households (39.4%) have at least one of either Netflix, Amazon or NOW TV . Both Walmart...

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'Mamma Mia!' sing-along returns with star-studded sequel premiere

'Mamma Mia!' sing-along returns with star-studded sequel premiere

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again , which also features the return of Amanda Seyfried , Julie Walters , Pierce Brosnan , and Colin Firth , opens in cinemas this week. Like the first film, the sequel ...

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Republicans back arming toddlers in Sacha Baron Cohen's hoax

Republicans back arming toddlers in Sacha Baron Cohen's hoax

Presenter Sacha Baron Cohen poses at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards at the Royal Opera House in London, February 14, 2016. Walsh, the former congressman from IL, told...

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A BATWOMAN TV Series Is Coming to The CW!

A BATWOMAN TV Series Is Coming to The CW!

As an impassioned warrior, Batwoman soars high atop the streets of Gotham City as a proud lesbian and highly skilled fighter, ever ready and willing to take criminals to task. The role of Batwoma...

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Kylie Jenner a bad mom?

Kylie Jenner a bad mom?

Forbes estimated that Kim Kardashian , who has her own cosmetics, clothing and mobile games lines, is worth $350 million. She also has a successful cosmetics company " Kylie Cosmetics " which first ...

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Thomas Markle Interview: Meghan's Dad Says He's Been Cut Off

Thomas Markle Interview: Meghan's Dad Says He's Been Cut Off

He continued: 'I've seen her smile for years. "I don't care whether she is p***** off at me or not. I don't like the one I'm seeing now", he added. "A couple in the newlywed stage like Meghan and ...

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Netflix Misses Big on Q2 Subscriber Growth, Stock Drops 11 Percent

Netflix Misses Big on Q2 Subscriber Growth, Stock Drops 11 Percent

Predictably, Netflix shares are down in after-hours trading, with the stock trading down 56 points at the time of this writing. The subscriptions figures were especially disappointing considering th...

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Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

Many shoppers had issues on the site at the start of Prime Day , which provides additional discounts and deals for Amazon Prime members. "Fifty percent of what we sell worldwide is actually sold ...

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Cher and Meryl Streep stun at Mammia Mia premiere — Blue carpet glamour

Cher and Meryl Streep stun at Mammia Mia premiere — Blue carpet glamour

The soundtrack for the new movie Mamma Mia! "I laughed out loud many times when I read (the script's first draft)". This is your last chance to click back and turn away if you want to go int...

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Suits season 8: Media makes meal out of Meghan Markle comments

Suits season 8: Media makes meal out of Meghan Markle comments

On Wednesday, while visiting Croke Park in Dublin , Ireland, Markle shook things up by donning a chic Givenchy pantsuit that proved she isn't afraid to deviate from the dresses that have become syn...

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Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day

Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day

Shoppers who spend more than $100 on Target's website will get a free six month membership for same day delivery via Shipt. "Something went wrong on our end". Meanwhile, J.C. Penney , which held ...

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Amazon Prime Day Crashes Amazon’s Website

Amazon Prime Day Crashes Amazon’s Website

Macy's Inc. and Walmart Inc. all have special promotions planned to coincide with Amazon's Prime Day, which begins at noon in Seattle on Monday and runs for 36 hours in 17 countries. "There's a much ...

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‘Stranger Things’ First Look At Maya Hawke As Robin In Season 3

‘Stranger Things’ First Look At Maya Hawke As Robin In Season 3

Rather than showing what Eleven and the gang are going to be up to in season 3, we're treated to a retro mall commercial taken right from the '80s. Are you OK to wait until next summer, if need be, ...

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Hulk Hogan reinstated into WWE Hall of Fame

Hulk Hogan reinstated into WWE Hall of Fame

Crediting the "second chance" to a string of public apologies and volunteer work from Hogan, WWE appears to be paving the way for Hogan to return to making appearances on behalf of the company, whet...

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'The Crown' Season 3 First Look

'The Crown' Season 3 First Look

Colman, 44, has taken over the role of the monarch from Claire Foy , who played the Queen in the first two series of the Netflix royal drama. After two hugely successful seasons of playing HRH ...

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Taylor Swift third-wheels fans’ love story during engagement

Taylor Swift third-wheels fans’ love story during engagement

The proposer, who has identified himself as Anthony on Twitter handle @ TSphilaPROPOSAL , had been planning the pop-singer included proposal for what appears to be a month, tweet by tweet. It's supp...

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Demi Moore jokes about marriage to Bruce Willis at comedy roast

You could've set it at any other time of the year (especially as it was, weirdly, released in July) and it'd still work just as well. Willis and Moore married in 1987, separated in 1998 and divorced...

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Barack Obama in Kenya for 1st time post-presidency

In Nairobi, Barack met President Uhuru Kenyatta at the official residence, according to Kenyatta's twitter account. After his expected meeting with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at a city h...

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Kate Upton Is Expecting Her First Child With Justin Verlander

Kate Upton Is Expecting Her First Child With Justin Verlander

Kate appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue in 2012, 2013, and 2017. Verlander responded with his own post and said, "You're going to be the most awesome Mom!" I can't wait to ...

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Meghan Markle's Dad Thomas Thinks She's 'Terrified,' Says He's Been Frozen

Meghan Markle's Dad Thomas Thinks She's 'Terrified,' Says He's Been Frozen

The news comes a day after Thomas made a heartfelt plea to former Suits actress Meghan in The Sun On Sunday - telling her: "I love you and want to talk to you". Meanwhile, he said, "half of...

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Love Island: A new contestant is set to enter the villa

Love Island: A new contestant is set to enter the villa

The smooch has already caused tension in the villa, as Jack claimed Georgia kissed him but he did not reciprocate, something Georgia has vigorously denied. In the latest instalment, Idris tells Laura ...

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Prince Louis' Official Christening Portraits Are Here

In gorgeous photos taken by Matt Holyoak at Clarence House , the Royal Family is looking especially sharp in neutral toned blues, taupes and creams. Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cornwall wore a Fion...

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Deschamps looks to his own three Cs for World Cup final success

Deschamps looks to his own three Cs for World Cup final success

The whistles from the crowd inside the Luzhniki Stadium weren't as ferocious as those heard at most Bundesliga games last season but they were audible nonetheless. That made it the highest-scoring fir...

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Fifa Name Referee For France-Croatia World Cup Final

Fifa Name Referee For France-Croatia World Cup Final

For Deschamps and France , Sunday also presents a shot at redemption after they lost the Euro 2016 final to Portugal in Paris . What might slow the Croats now are their own exhausted legs; Croati...

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Wimbledon glance: Djokovic eyes 4th title against Anderson

Wimbledon glance: Djokovic eyes 4th title against Anderson

After all the time away, Williams spoke about being impressed with herself for just reaching the final. "I think it's just fantastic". It's obviously disappointing but I can't be disappointed. Willi...

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Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's girls day out at Wimbledon

The 36-year-old paired the shirt with chic white Ralph Lauren pants. Duchess Kate wore her long hair down in her signature style, while Meghan sported the messy bun she's known for. She attend...

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Dwayne Johnson: I Won't Run For President In 2020

Dwayne Johnson: I Won't Run For President In 2020

Basically, Dwayne said he would need to "get some experience", and then we can talk a potential run in 2024 or 2028, rather than his originally planned 2020 run. Johnson said, "I was told at that ti...

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Meghan and Kate watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Meghan and Kate watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge , was wearing a black and white patterned Jenny Packham dress with nude suede heels. Sitting in the Royal Box, ready to watch friend Serena Williams play in the W...

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ICYMI at Wimbledon: Kerber triumphs; the Duchesses come to visit

ICYMI at Wimbledon: Kerber triumphs; the Duchesses come to visit

Save for her match against Camilia Giorgi , Serena dispatched all her opponents - Arantza Rus , Viktoriya Tomova , Kristina Madenovic , Evgeniya Rodina , and Julia Gorges - in just two sets. "I k...

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Kerber stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

Kerber stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

She was bidding to become only the fourth mum to win a Grand Slam title in the professional era and the first at Wimbledon since Evonne Goolagong beat Chris Evert in 1980. "I'm literally just gettin...

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Trump praises Queen Elizabeth as 'tremendous woman'

Trump praises Queen Elizabeth as 'tremendous woman'

She wanted to go a different route. Mr Johnson dramatically quit the Government on Monday afternoon, complaining that Theresa May's plan for Brexit would leave the United Kingdom a "colony" of...

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Williams vs Kerber in #Wimbledon ladies' final

Williams had hoped to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles by winning her first major prize since becoming a mother in September. About 10 months after having a baby, Sere...

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Nancy Barbato Sinatra Cause Of Death: How Did Nancy Die?

At this time, Nancy Sinatra Sr.'s official cause of death has not been released. The couple had three children together as Frank rose to fame and fortune with his music. Sinatra went on to marry thr...

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Meghan Markle Will Support Friend Serena Williams This Weekend At Wimbledon

Meghan Markle Will Support Friend Serena Williams This Weekend At Wimbledon

On their first engagement together, without their husbands, Kate and Meghan will also meet former Wimbledon Ladies Champions at a lunch before the final starts. Williams attended Meghan's wedding wi...

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Donald Trump has tea with 'tremendous' Queen

Donald Trump has tea with 'tremendous' Queen

The Queen was seen looking at her watch while standing outside Windsor Castle, waiting for Trump who arrived about 12 minutes late. The president and First Lady Melania were greeted by the 92-year-...

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Why Kate Middleton broke her maternity leave to attend RAF anniversary celebrations

Why Kate Middleton broke her maternity leave to attend RAF anniversary celebrations

The off-shoulder style has become part of her signature look, with the Duchess opting for elegant, simple outfits since becoming a member of the royal family. The Duchess of Cambridge made a surpris...

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Celebrities Are Losing Millions of Followers as Twitter Slashes Fake Accounts

Celebrities Are Losing Millions of Followers as Twitter Slashes Fake Accounts

Former President Barack Obama lost quite a bit of Twitter followers this week following a Twitter purge. While it can not be said for certain that the fluctuation in follower counts is attri...

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