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68th Primetime Emmy Awards: will OJ beat GoT?

O.J. Simpson". Analysis: "O.J." received 22 Emmy nominations, including nods for acting, directing, writing, editing and casting. "Amazing Race" has dominated the outstanding reality-competition program category since its inception in 2003.

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Rosberg grabs pole position for Singapore GP

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the world champions have "failed" Lewis Hamilton in Singapore . Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo would lay down a solid qualifying time on the Marina Bay circuit - and the Aussie would be able to finish in second on the timesheets.

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Canelo Alvarez sheds clothes to make weight for Liam Smith title fight

Golovkin was awarded the belt by the WBC and went on to defend it last Saturday against British boxer Kell Brook. But Canelo , whose nickname means "cinnamon" in Spanish - a nod to his unusual auburn hair, is one of the most popular fighters in the sport and represents by far the sternest test in Smith's career so far.

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War of words between Trump, Clinton intensified after 'deplorables' remark

This state is predicted to give Trump its nine electoral votes in the November 8 election, meaning he has widespread support. "When I saw this in its full form and I saw the anger with which she said it", Trump told the Fox News Channel early Monday, "I think it's the single biggest mistake of the political season".

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Def Jam Let Frank Ocean Out of His Contract Early

Well, according to a new report from the Associated Press , Def Jam has no intentions of doing that with regard to Frank Ocean. Rather, Def Jam let Ocean out of his contract early because the two sides could not get along. Representatives for Ocean didn't respond to emails seeking comment and a rep Def Jam declined to comment. According to the AP's source there were negotiations to ensure Ocean could exit the contract and Blond was delivered "right at the last minute".

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Notre Dame, Michigan State set for showdown

The Spartans improve to 9-1 on the season, while the Irish fall to 7-3. And into reverse they went. Michigan State hasn't played in quite a while, the Spartans won the season opener over Furman in unimpressive fashion way back in September 2.

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It's official! Khloe Kardashian gets cosy with Tristan Thompson on Snapchat

Khloe Kardashian took to Snapchat to confirm that she's definitely dating National Basketball Association player Tristan Thompson while the two were out at Zuma in Miami. After that, the duo were spotted holding hands while they went out clubbing! New footage has surfaced of Khloé clocking in serious kissing time with Thompson at a nightclub.

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American playwright Edward Albee dies

He burst onto the theatre scene in 1958 at age 30 with The Zoo Story , which portrayed disaffection and class struggle. With " Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? " and 1964's "Tiny Alice", Albee shook up a Broadway that had been dominated by Tennessee Williams, Miller and their intellectual disciples.

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Indians magic number shrinks to 9 after hammering Tigers

Cleveland is on the verge of clinching the AL Central with a seven game advantage over those same Tigers at the moment. Indians No. 3 starter Danny Salazar has not pitched since September 9 because of a strained right forearm and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

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'Game Of Thrones' Stars Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner Get Matching Tattoos

The actresses, who play Stark sisters Arya and Sansa on Game of Thrones , proved this fact beyond the shadow of a doubt this week when they had matching tattoos inked on their forearms. And according to Paine, Williams and Turner said some of their male castmates may also stop into Paine's shop for some new ink while season seven of " Thrones " is in production.

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Hokies and Volunteers alike enjoy Fanfest ahead of Battle at Bristol

You saw why Tennessee went out and hired a million-dollar defensive coordinator this offseason. Virginia Tech came in holding opponents to 31% on third down conversions. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. Tennessee will host OH next Saturday beginning at noon. The Bristol Motor Speedway crowd of 156,990 turned out to be the largest in college football history.

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite for Beatles Documentary London Premiere

Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years charts the Fab Four's rise from gigging in The Cavern Club in their home city of Liverpool, to playing sellout concerts in the United States. As John Lennon says in one of his funniest rejoinders, if the band knew why people were so insane about them "we'd form another group and become managers".

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Clear you schedule for Sunday: Game of Thrones could make Emmys history

Before landing the part in "Veep", Hale was best known for playing the neurotic Buster Bluth in the cult TV show "Arrested Development". The race will be between the Thrones (-500) and Mr. One can look at Roots with admiration but also wonder why anyone needed to remake the original classic . That said, I thoroughly enjoyed AMC's " The Night Manager ", which was essentially an audition film for the next iteration of James Bond, with both Tom Hiddleston and director Susanne Bier (yes, a ...

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Pope Francis Proclaims Mother Teresa a Saint of the Catholic Church (424)

Still by declaring her a saint, the Vatican has ensured Mother Teresa will be remembered for generations to come. In his homily , Pope Francis said Teresa was "a dispenser of divine mercy" who held world powers to account. The Nobel Peace Prize victor, who died in 1997 and was famed for her work with the poor in India - but fiercely criticized by some - was praised by Francis as a "generous dispenser of divine mercy".

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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Introduces Gay Marriage Vote Bill

The plebiscite would not be legally binding, but is meant to serve as a guide for Parliament's future actions on the issue. But the LGBT community believes that giving a government voice to discrimination would legitimize homophobia and bigotry.

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'Star Trek' created hope for space exploration, humanity, fan says

On Thursday, people in the USA and Canada will be able to show their excitement for their friends and families' posts and photos with a special set of Star Trek reactions. "Love" changes to the Vulcan salute, Captain Kirk replaces "haha", "wow" becomes Spock , Geordi La Forge is "sad", and a Klingon is "angry". " Star Trek' " showed a utopian future for the universe in which a cast of worldwide fictional characters, including Americans working side-by-side with Russian and Japanese ...

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Maryam Nawaz advises PML-N supporters to stay calm

He said that the PTI is fighting for principles not for power. The PML-N leader said that due to effective steps taken by the Pakistan army and law enforcement agencies, peace has been restored to the country. He said there is no place in Pakistan for terrorists and their facilitators. Niazi is said to have sent his resignation to Imran Khan. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has developed the strategy to protest against the government and chose to hold country-wide rallies from September ...

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Bridget Jones 4 sounds like it's in the pipeline

I felt a responsibility not to let people down. It's pretty hard to deconstruct, particularly, comedy. Despite being killed off in Helen Fielding's last Bridget book, Mr. She's being pushed out at work, and as her no-nonsense obstetrician (Emma Thompson, in full headmistress throttle) never fails to remind her, she's a "geriatric mother".

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Game Of Thrones poised to reign over Emmys

The 2016 Primetime Emmys will go live Sunday at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel . And how will Jimmy Kimmel tackle his second stint as Emmys host? Keri Russell is a nice bet for the best drama actress and Rami Malek hits the potential awardee for the outstanding lead drama actor.

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Donald Trump announced the NY explosion in a typically crass way

NY mayor Bill de Blasio says there is "no evidence of a terror connection" and no evidence of a threat to the city after an explosion in a Manhattan dumpster. "We do have video, and we see the explosion". It is again too early to say anything definitive on those questions but there's no specific evidence of a connection at this point.

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Kneeling during National Anthem

They also say the protests show a lack of respect for our country, the men and women in our armed forces, and the police. Nancy Harms, a farmer in Iowa, told Reuters she strongly believed Kaepernick should stand for the anthem as someone "born and raised in this country".

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Kylie Jenner forced to defend Kanye West's 'disastrous' Yeezy season 4 show

Rapper-designer Kanye West has responded to the criticism surrounding his recent Yeezy Season 4 fashion show on social media. Kanye And Bieber Just Did The *Shadiest* Thing To Taylor Swift... Why? An eyewitness tweeted: 'Model passed out in the heat is given water by man in the audience but no one on the #YeezySeason4 team helps'. 'Kanye has been very stressed about his fashion show.

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Ford moving all small auto production to Mexico

CEO Mark Fields, appearing on CNN Thursday, said "zero" jobs will be lost in the US and that "it is really unfortunate when politics get in the way of the facts". "That plant will remain open and actively producing vehicles in America". Those vehicles carry much higher profit margins than for small vehicles. The underlying consensus from the automaker is that no U.S.jobs will be lost to any Ford plants opening up in Mexico.

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Playwright Edward Albee dead at 88

That was made into a 1973 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Paul Scofield. In 2005 he was awarded the special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. Albee was a giant of American letters whose dark, cerebral plays about domestic life were the recipient of numerous awards. "He was unanimously hailed as the successor to Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, and Eugene O'Neill".

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Donald Trump on unarmed Hillary Clinton guards: 'Let's see what happens'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talks about avoiding illness despite a grueling campaign schedule and why he prefers fast food on the road. Trump at the time denied the comments were an incitement to violence, saying he was encouraging guns rights activists to take to the ballot box and vote for him.

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Why Is Hillary's Mafia So Angry At Colin Powell?

Powell also attacked Trump, calling him "national disgrace and an worldwide pariah" who led a witch hunt against President Obama in search of his birth certificate. In another email from July 2014, Powell calls Clinton "greedy" and "not transformational". Lemon added that Powell alleged "everything" Clinton touches gets "screwed up with hubris".

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Scott Dixon claims Indy Car pole position with blistering lap record

It was a 40th IndyCar career win for Dixon - the fourth most by any driver - and his fourth success in seven attempts at the NY road circuit which he admits suits his style. The Frenchman will start seventh on Sunday. It has allowed teammate Will Power - who has gone on a late-season three-race surge of his own - to close in as the series goes to the Watkins Glen road course this weekend.

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Victor Oladipo Believes Anthem Protests Will Happen In NBA

The symbols, people say, inspire skepticism and heartbreak, pride and joy, sometimes all at once in the same person. Kaepernick's refusal to stand brings the problem of police brutality against minorities to the forefront of the country's most popular sport.

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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (NR)

Liverpool Celebrities are due to line the red carpet this evening, as a new film documentary about the Beatles has its premiere at FACT. McCartney, 74, was joined at the screening by fellow Beatle, 76-year-old Ringo Starr. Kitty Oliver, an oral historian, who recalls being one of the African-American fans at the Beatles " September '64 concert in Jacksonville, Florida - a gig that the group insisted had to be racially integrated before they set foot on the stage.

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Kanye West Performs And Addresses Yeezy Season 4 Criticism At NYFW Party

Some were thonged. Some were two pieced and under-boobed. It wasn't just those standing that struggled to perform, either, as several had difficulties walking down the runway in their high-heeled footwear - model Amina Blue even kicked off her perspex Yeezy heels mid walk.

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Ricciardo wants Singapore to make up for Monaco

Rosberg trails championship leader Hamilton by two points in the championship. World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton , who is now leading teammate Rosberg by two points, finished third fastest ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen. Max Verstappen struggled to get his tyres working on both runs and finished 0.744s off Rosberg in fourth. Red Bull , who lived up to the pre-qualifying predictions by proving to be Mercedes' nearest challengers, will employ a different tyre strategy in ...

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Colonial announces construction of temporary pipeline

It's unclear when the spill actually started. The company said shipping gasoline on the secondary line has, "allowed all origins and delivery markets to be served along the entire system, albeit in a more reduced capacity". Motorists could pay more for gasoline in coming days, although experts say any spike in service-station prices should only be temporary. People in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia , Tennessee , North Carolina and SC will see the biggest price increases and perhaps gas ...

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Here's Michelle Obama Learning How to Be a Regular Person at CVS

Michelle Obama and Ellen took a quick trip to CVS and Obama learned pretty quickly that Ellen is not someone you take shopping. "See, this is so good, I'm preparing you". Michelle Obama has opened up about leaving the White House, and she thinks the transition will be particularly hard on her daughters, Malia and Sasha, after it being their family home for eight years while they were growing up.

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Trump seeks disarming of Hillary bodyguards

I think that her bodyguards should disarm, right? Immediately. She doesn't want guns.let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away, okay? At an event earlier this summer, Mr Trump similarly seemed to invite violence against the former first lady when he warned a crowd of supporters that unless "the Second Amendment people" stopped her she would chose anti-guns justices to sit on the US Supreme Court.

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Edward Snowden was a disgruntled employee: United States house committee

The report was classified, but the panel released a three-page summary that portrayed Snowden as a " serial exaggerator and fabricator " who is "not a whistle-blower". "I also understand the Hollywood version of the Snowden story is coming to movie theaters this weekend". Stone also massages what could have been a banal plot point to thematically and aesthetically fit the thriller into which he's shaped " Snowden " - the exfiltration of the classified NSA documents.


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