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'Sully' Lands at #1 at U.S. Weekend Box Office

This weekend also saw the release of When the Bough Breaks as it brought in $15 million on its $10 million budget as a standard thriller piece. The Tom Hanks led film, which dramatises Captain Chesley Sullenberger's dramatic emergency landing of Flight 1549 in 2009, raked in an impressive $35.5 million on its opening weekend, more than twice the take of its nearest rival.

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Nate Parker's Birth of a Nation gets standing ovation despite rape controversy

The film's director and star, 36-year-old Nate Parker, was applauded warmly as he introduced the film, which tells the true story of an 1831 slave uprising in Virginia, led by Nat Turner . Union wants those who weren't happy with her essay to know that she hears them. . During an hourlong news conference at the Toronto Film Festival on Sunday, the movie's performers spoke ardently of the tale's importance beyond Parker's personal reproach.

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Holland's drone-hunting eagles are ready to fly

The scaly claws that protect eagles against bites from their prey also prevent injuries from the drones, according to the police. Police spokesman Dennis Janus told IEEE that during testing "none of the eagles were hurt, but as for the drones, none of them survived".

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Project Runway's Tim Gunn slams Kanye's Yeezy fashion line

I didn't even have to see the shows to know that I would be correct. I couldn't eat.This dress is so appallingly vulgar and revealing. When NeNe Leakes pointed out that she did not reveal her nipples, unlike the Kardashians, the 63-year-old continued to criticize: 'That's my point.

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Ivanka Trump Slams Hillary Clinton for Lack of Action on Family Leave

Gupta then transitioned into past comments by Trump's father, specifically when the NY real estate mogul said in 2004 that pregnancy is "wonderful", but an "inconvenience" to employers. Those are your words. However, despite the fact that offering a family leave policy represents a welcome departure for a GOP politician, Trump's plan is not only lacking in actual support for parents, but is also incredibly sexist and short-sighted.

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Witness says Philippine president ordered killings of 1000

Mr Motabato testified that he carried out abductions and deadly assaults, including feeding a man to a crocodile in 2007, when he was a member of a squad comprising police and soldiers who worked as ghost employees at Davao City under the guise of a "civil security unit".

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Lady Gaga Announces Album Title & Release Date

Joanne's handwriting will be included in the album booklet, along with clippings of Joanne and Gaga's dad and personal items like her aunt's driver's license and photos .

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Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star in first Nocturnal Animals trailer

At only 20 seconds in length - 16 of which contain actual footage - this blink-and-you'll-miss-it snippet emerges from the night ahead of tomorrow's full trailer reveal, and is really created to spotlight Ford's ensemble cast. Nocturnal Animals is set for release on November 4th in the United Kingdom and on December 9th in the States. Nocturnal Animals blends love, violence and corruption, with Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal at the helm of it.

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WADA says hackers released another batch of athlete data

The records released by the group calling itself "Fancy Bears" mostly detail " Therapeutic Use Exemptions " allowing banned substances to be taken for athletes' verified medical needs. None of the athletes named has broken any rules, and several of the medical exemptions detailed were already known. While the latter seems to be the least of anyone's worries, for Yuliya Stepanova, a key whisteblower for WADA's independent investigations against Russia's systemic doping infractions, a Russian ...

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Mexico Finance Secretary Reportedly Responsible for Trump Visit Resigns

While some local media have said the visit was Mr Videgaray's idea, Mr Pena Nieto denied that in recent days and said the initiative was all his. Mr. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City , Mexico, Aug. 31, 2016. Videgaray, 48, has worked for President Enrique Pena Nieto since the president first became a governor in the State of Mexico in 2005.

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Home Sales in Canada Fall in August

The Average price for homes sold in August 2016 was $456,722, up 5.4 per cent since 2015, which is the smallest increase since January 2015. The monthly drop helped lead to a 24.5-per-cent year-over-year activity decline in Vancouver, and further split it from the trend in Toronto - where activity climbed two per cent in the month and is up 22.7 per cent from a year earlier.

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Clinton's doctor says she's 'fit to serve'

She was put on a short course of antibiotics, and advised to rest and continue taking her medication for seasonal allergies. Bardack has evaluated the former USA secretary of state several times, including on Wednesday, after a chest scan on Friday detected her pneumonia.

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CNN poll shows Trump marginally ahead of rival Clinton

The poll found that 22.9 percent of voters were still undecided, adding significance to recent efforts by both campaigns in Arizona. Two additional poll shows Clinton leading Trump in North Carolina and Pennsylvania , but only by a smidgen.

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Surviving Beatles say they haven't seen new 'Eight Days A Week' documentary

Both Ringo and Sir Paul said the film brought back memories of the unbelievable times and, particularly, their unsophisticated sound system. "We tried to keep the live thing together, but it just finally became too much". While there are plenty of laughs, the film also examines the impact of fame on the band and how The Beatles railed against segregation at certain United States venues.

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Prince Charles crashes into a deer leaving his auto badly damaged

A Clarence House spokeswoman refused to comment on the crash which occurred when Charles was taking a break from official duties. According to reports a specialist mechanic attended the scene, although this was not confirmed by Clarence House.

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Mother Teresa is now Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Pope Francis' declaration of Mother Teresa as a saint at a morning Mass, makes her the model of his Jubilee Year of Mercy, and in some ways, his entire papacy. Vatican had earlier approved accounts of two miracles occurred as a result of prayers for Teresa's intercession. " Mother Teresa belonged to Kolkata , and she has been declared a saint".

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Trump up 7 in Texas; likely voters frown on Clinton, Ted Cruz (!)

Although Trump is in the lead, experts say it's by a very small margin compared to Mitt Romney, who led the Texas vote by 19 points against President Barack Obama back in 2012. The poll also shows a widening gap between the senate candidates in OH, with incumbent Republican Senator Rob Portman polling at 53 percent and his opponent Democratic Governor Ted Strickland's at 37 percent.

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Russell Wilson's injury leaves availability for Rams game in doubt

However, his attempt at protection didn't matter. 2013- Seattle travels across the country to take on Carolina in week 1. Wilson has not missed a game during his career. Nevertheless, Wilson may have to adapt to limited mobility in the short-term depending on how quickly his ankle recovers from after being stomped on by a 305-pound defensive tackle.

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Amid speculations of rift, Shivpal meets Mulayam

Even though he has always been painted as a villain. Shivpal Yadav , who was stripped of key portfolios , has said he will abide by the directions of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav, adding that he was happy with his new responsibilities.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has bacterial pneumonia

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Hillary Clinton is set to resume campaigning on Thursday after a bout with pneumonia compelled the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee to take an unforeseen break as she and Republican rival Donald Trump entered the critical two-month final stretch before the election.

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Great British Bake Off: The funniest innuendos from Batter Week

And in the hours since the move was revealed, it's been announced that Mel and Sue have indeed quit the show, with everyone from previous victor Nadiya Hussain, Come Dine With Me's David Lamb and even Ant and Dec rumoured as taking up the mantle.

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Justin Timberlake 'absolutely' wants to collaborate with Britney Spears

This could be the one time, fans of Timberlake and Britney Spears may get a chance to see their dream collaboration. Somewhere Mrs. Timberlake, also known as Jessica Biel , just ripped apart a pair of Mickey Mouse ears. He [Steven Tyler] is a genius, I think. Justin Timberlake said in the short interview that he's "accessible" and told Spears to "give us call". I think everyone in the world wants to see them together again in any capacity.

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Hillary Clinton 'fit to serve' as US president: Doctor

Since it is not contagious, Clinton was at no risk of transmitting the infection at campaign and fundraising events before or after she was diagnosed. Clinton was at home in Chappaqua, New York for a third straight day Wednesday, recovering from a health scare that has rocked her bid to become America's first woman president.

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Two audience members spoil Ryan Lochte's Dancing with the Stars debut

Bergeron also explained that the show has a very good security system for people attending the live shows, as bags are checked and there are metal detectors to ensure the safety of the people in attendance. The two men, L.A. residents Sam Sotoodeh , 48, and Barzeen Soroudi , 40, were booked for trespassing. "Hey, back off", Inaba said as the altercation was occurring off screen.

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Giant pandas stricken off endangered list

A nationwide census found that there are now 1,864 giant pandas in the wild in China, up from 1,596 in 2004. In the WWF statement , Director General Marco Lambertini said that the combined efforts of science, political will and engagement in the local communities have proven to save wildlife and to improve diversity.

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Playstation 4 Update 4.0 Will Launch Tomorrow, September 13

One of the things in the update that completely took me by surprise is the new Quick Menu feature for the background music. It brings several UI enhancements that gives PS4 easier access to content, but this big news is the arrival of HDR video settings.

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Clinton, Trump tangle on security

The Democratic nominee for president was speaking at a fundraiser in NY on Friday night when she said , "to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables". "These names were added following Wednesday's Commander-In-Chief Forum, showing Mr. Trump has the respect and trust from a number of military leaders across all branches of service", the campaign said in its statement.

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Kim Zolciak and Her Daughter Address Your Concerns About Their Lip Injections

She and her family instead star on Don't Be Tardy, which will return for a fifth season Wednesday on Bravo. And when asked in a viewer question why she allows her 19-year-old daughter Brielle to do lip injections, the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star responded: "First of all, she's nearly 20, so talk to her".

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Taylor Swift Butts In On Gigi Hadid And Zayn Malik's Date Night

In a video posted to her Instagram account, Taylor is filming friend Gigi as she walks the runway during Tommy Hilfiger's NYFW show. "That show was INSANE", the "Wildest Dreams" singer captioned the video clip, which she shared with fans via Instagram.

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Trump says giving speeches is exercise

During the taped interview, which is set to air Thursday, Oz "took Mr. Trump through a full review of systems" and talked about his family medical history. Trump said he "noticed she was so nervous when she introduced me". But it did say that Trump , who stands around 6'2, weighs 267 pounds or 236 pounds , depending on the source.

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World Exclusive 1st Look at New 'Moana' Trailer With Dwayne Johnson

Even with the egotistical Maui not up for helping a little girl at first, Moana does have extra backup from the ocean itself, while a brainless rooster with clucking from Alan Tudyk hangs around too. Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. To the Disney animation nerds amongst us, the names of directors John Musker and Ron Clements need little introduction.

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Jay Z Calls War on Drugs An 'Epic Fail'

During the brief history lesson, which spans from the Nixon administration to present day, Jay Z notes how the US prison population is larger than countries like Cuba and China-countries denounced as repressive by patriots-and how black people were arrested more often for drug-related offenses, even though stats show white people were more likely to use and sell drugs.

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Could Sue Perkins' other half Anna Richardson host the new Bake Off?

After all, Bake Off and the BBC are quintessentially British and therefore - I think - inextricably linked. And Paul Hollywood - who judges the show with Mary Berry - last night left the door open for a move to Channel 4. "We wish all the future bakers every success". 'They are offering them big money, more input into the show, the works. He said: "It's not up to us, it's up to the production company, but as far as Mary, Mel, Sue and myself are concerned we want to stay on the BBC".

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YouTube Ordered To Pay More For Music

The new proposals are, however, somewhat disturbing for social media giants like Facebook and Google . "It has led to broader audiences, but it has also impacted advertising revenue and made the licensing and enforcement of the rights in these publications increasingly hard".

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Groups begin campaign for Snowden pardon

Naureen Shah, Amnesty International's director of human rights for the USA, brandished a photo of Snowden and said , "I think it's no exaggeration to say that this man changed the world". Photogenic and self-deprecating, Snowden fits the central casting image of a reluctant hero. He's being charged with espionage , but not everyone agrees what snowden did was wrong.


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