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Phyllis Schlafly, opponent of equality, dead at 92

Ted Cruz. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement that Schlafly was "an unflinching champion of many ideas Republicans have long held dear". And this is exactly and precisely what we will lose if the Equal Rights Amendment is passed. In a 1988 interview with the Catholic Times , the newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield, Ill., she said that if sexism was a sin, as one draft declared, the bishops would have to acknowledge the church has exploited and ...

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Kanye West Officially Joins Instagram!

The pressure of it all must have finally become far too much to bear when West joined the network Saturday and posted his first photo early Sunday (Sept. From ditching her bra to totally see through clothes, Kim Kardashian West knows a thing or two about scandalously sexy dressing! Kardashian even published a book, Selfish , collecting some of her most notable images posted to the site.

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Clinton Foundation CEO Admits Pay-to-Play with State

The remaining board members will choose five new members as quickly as possible. Clinton has defended her family's philanthropic organizations against accusations by Donald Trump, her Republican rival, and others that wealthy donors, including foreigners and corporate leaders, might expect favorable treatment from the USA government.

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'Bridget Jones's Baby' a charming return to form

She took trips, studied the art of screenwriting - "I feel like I'm more articulate with my pen" - and helped create a TV pilot about female musicians during the 1960s and '70s in Los Angeles. To my mind, that whole Jane Austen thing was never more than a weak hook in the Bridget story. So we can get away with it. (A character based on Pride & Prejudice's Lizzy Bennet can't not end up with the guy named Darcy.) Still, there's something so comforting about returning to Jones' routine of ...

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Americas most celebrated playwriter Edward Albee dies at 88

Albee, a three-time Pulitzer victor, was famous for challenging audiences with his works, starting with 1960's The Zoo Story . Despite it receiving a Tony Award and several other prizes, Virginia Woolf? controversially was deemed by the Pulitzer board to be a violation of their charter, which stated that the winning play must reflect "American values".

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Should Donald Trump's weight be an election issue?

He had a normal EKG and chest X-ray on April 14, although his campaign declined to answer questions as to the circumstances of the two tests. His campaign said Trump was releasing " medical records ", as many other White House contenders have done, but Trump disclosed nothing beyond the one-page note .

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Donald Trump says women should get birth control over the counter

During the interview, Mr. Trump said he backs the use of Medicaid to help provide health coverage for those who can't afford to purchase plans from private health insurers, according to the article. Harold Bornstein, had issued last December. In the letter, Trump's doctor wrote that the presidential candidate has high cholesterol and takes medication in order to lower it.

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Granny Vapors to Return to Campaign Trail on Thursday

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton climbs into her van outside her daughter Chelsea's home in NY. She "is recovering well with antibiotics and rest " after being laid low over the weeked, when she suffered from fatigue and a low-grade fever, although her vital signs remained normal , Bardack said.

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U.S. says it may have struck Syrian troops while targeting IS

Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a strongly worded statement that the strikes were "on the boundary between criminal negligence and direct connivance with Daesh (ISIL) terrorists". She said the Russians had blood on their hands after their own attacks in Syria, adding, "They're calling this emergency meeting?" Power angrily denounced the Russian call for the United Nations meeting as a stunt .

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Edward Snowden's Pardon Campaign Is Getting a Big Push from Hollywood

The ACLU and a handful of other human rights organizations launched a global petition seeking Snowden's pardon on Wednesday, hours before the movie screening. The classified report, two years in the making, shows that "the public narrative popularized by Snowden and his allies is rife with falsehoods, exaggerations, and crucial omissions, a pattern that began before he stole 1.5 million sensitive documents", the summary states.

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Brown, Barrett lead No. 3 Ohio St. past Oklahoma

For the Ohio State Buckeyes to win this game against the Oklahoma Sooners, they will need their key players to come through. First and foremost, however, the Sooners must get pressure on, but not over-pursue, the Buckeyes' J.T. The Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Oklahoma Sooners could be a potential playoff match-up at the end of the season. "We have to be balanced", Meyer said. "We're not really anxious too much about any other doubters".

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Donald Trump Jr. ripped for 'gas chamber' remark

The campaign provided a letter from Bornstein detailing his vitals and medical history, and couldn't pass up the chance to take a shot at Clinton's clearly poor constitution. Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine says he thinks some supporters of Donald Trump "are motivated by dark emotions". Mrs Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia and was captured on video stumbling getting into a waiting van at a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Sunday.

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Evel doer: Stuntman completes Knievel's famed rocket jump over Idaho's Snake River

Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun fulfilled a lifelong dream today, succeeding where his boyhood idol Evel Knievel could not. Internet and wire reports were used in this story . Not all in the southern Idaho town of Twin Falls have such fond memories of Knievel. Knievel made the daredevil attempt on Sep. Stuntman Eddie Braun just mimicked the legendary jump across the Snake River Canyon that his role model Evel Knievel did 42 years ago.

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Arsene Wenger wants explanation from Sanchez after penalty miss

Theo Walcott and Granit Xhaka, his first for the club, also were on target in a convincing win that makes it 10 points from their opening five games. "We had a very hard game against Southampton last week, went away to Paris St Germain". So overall I think we responded well. Hector Bellerin celebrated the win on Twitter, Xhaka posted a message on Instagram expressing his delight at sealing the win with his first goal for the club while Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi both shared the same ...

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Oliver Stone: Snowden was "wary" of biopic

Mr Snowden is seeking a presidential pardon because he says he helped his country by revealing secret domestic surveillance programmes. The report alleges that Snowden had little concern for privacy safeguards while working in government, saying he failed to raise his concerns about civil liberties to superiors or to pass NSA-mandated training on USA laws that regulate foreign intelligence collection.

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Watch Watford vs Manchester United live on TV, Online

Half-time substitutions did the trick for Jose Mourinho, and with Ander Herrera's introduction to provide a more disciplined presence in front of the back four, Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini were able to get up the pitch further without fear of leaving their defence exposed.

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'The Great British Bake Off' ratings rise amidst Channel 4 - BBC drama

Perkins and Giedroyc said they had "made no secret of our desire for the show to remain where it was" and were not "going with the dough". Love Productions, the company behind the show, announced negotiations with the BBC broke down and Channel 4 is set to take over the rights.

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Points-Based Immigration Controls Ruled Out by PM May

Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday, adding weight to calls for Prime Minister Theresa May to start the formal divorce procedure. However, her spokeswoman said she had ideas for a work permit system, which would require European Union nationals to secure a job offer before coming to settle in the UK.

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Kwaito star Mandoza dies

To honour the legend that Mandoza is regarded as in this country, we've rounded up the top five songs he's best known for. Kwaito star Mandoza has passed on, sources close to his family have confirmed. "Doctors and medical staff are trying whatever they can, and we are not giving up hope for his recovery". Mandoza's friend and former manager says the kwaito artist's battle against cancer had been a very tough challenge for him and his family.

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'Justice League': First Look at J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon

This year, DC made a decision to celebrate on September 17 , so here we are. But the way Cranston phrased his answer makes me think that he was referring to an offer of a live-action Gordon role. Batman's costume in " Justice League " will look very much the same as in "Batman vs. Superman", but will undergo changes as the plot progresses, according to " Justice League " costume designer Michael Wilkinson.

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Renee Zellweger dazzles at 'Bridget Jones's Baby' premiere

The love triangle is a scrap of nostalgia at this stage of the game. Director Sharon Maguire has hinted that she would be keen to explore further stages of Bridget's life having seen her date the wrong man, marry the seemingly right one and have a mystery father's baby so far.

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When are the 2016 Emmy Awards on TV? Are they streaming?

The People vs O.J. Simpson (-400) was a sensational mini-series that truly encapsulated the feeling and emotion of the crime scene and courthouse. In the most prestigious category, Outstanding Drama Series , the nominees are The Americans , Better Call Saul , Downton Abbey , Game of Thrones , Homeland , House of Cards and Mr.

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Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Wozniak Back Campaign to Pardon Edward Snowden

Congress report Thursday on Edward Snowden, the "whistle blower" about U.S. intelligence aggression against private phone calls, has further dimmed his hope of returning home without being punished. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the House intelligence committee, said Snowden betrayed his colleagues and his country. "In a more candid moment, the NSA's former deputy director, who was directly involved in the government's investigation, explicitly said he didn't believe Snowden ...

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Playwright Edward Albee dies at the age of 88

In 1962, Mr. Albee's Broadway debut, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Despite it receiving a Tony Award and several other prizes, Virginia Woolf? controversially was deemed by the Pulitzer board to be a violation of their charter, which stated that the winning play must reflect "American values".

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Stuntman makes legendary jump that Evel Knievel failed

When Braun made his safe landing in a field on the other side of the canyon, the crowd cheered loudly. Mr Braun is believed to be the first person to attempt the stunt since Knievel failed more than 40 years ago. Onlookers watched as Braun managed to complete the stunt, remain alive and use the successful attempt as part of his argument that Knievel would have likely have gotten a much better result if his parachute opened at the correct time.

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Paul McCartney 'emotional' as Beatles film has United Kingdom premiere

The singer-songwriter and drummer posed for photographs on a blue carpet in London's Leicester Square for the "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years" premiere, which drew hundreds of cheering fans as well as celebrities such as Madonna, Eric Clapton, Bob Geldof and Liam Gallagher.

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Under fire Trump admits Obama is an American

Earlier Friday, Trump sought to stoke interest in his eventual statement on his birther views, telling Fox Business that he would save his views for the media-heavy event at his hotel because "we have to keep the suspense going". "Take their guns away, OK? The blood will be on your hands", Murphy said on his Twitter account. "When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, the matter of this country refusing to take back their deported citizens came before Hillary Clinton's desk", Trump said.

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Samsung Australia recalls over 50000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones over battery issue

Samsung promises to make the replacements soon for those consumers who have placed pre-orders and are yet to receive the device. But one after another Galaxy Note 7 battery explosions while charging have dealt a big blow to the Korean company's reputation.

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Manchester City Overpower Bournemouth 4-0

At the heart of it all is De Bruyne, who looks the complete midfielder all season, his tireless running allied to such intelligence and skill that it is now easy to believe that had injury not sidelined him for two months last season City would have won the title.

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How to Watch the 2016 Emmy Awards Online

O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which received 22 nominations, and Fargo, which received 18. But Sunday's glitzy ceremony in downtown Los Angeles - television's equivalent of the Oscars, when the Emmys in top categories are handed out - could see it pass the 37 won by long-running sitcom Frasier.

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Health Initiative promises big changes if Clinton elected

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Clinton Foundation president Donna Shalala says the charitable organization would need to transition some of its work to other organizations if Hillary Clinton is president - even though it didn't do so when she was secretary of state.

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Bills OC Greg Roman becomes scapegoat for team's struggles

Matt Forte rushed for 100 yards and three touchdowns , Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 374 yards and a touchdown, and the Jets beat the Buffalo Bills 37-31 on Thursday night at New Era Field. Lynn also serves as an assistant head coach and has spent the past eight years working under Ryan. Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula are troubled by the poor start to the season but not mulling other in-season changes, according to sources close to them.

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Donald Trump's Doctor's Letter Reveals He is Overweight, But 'In Excellent Health'

He noted that Trump had been hospitalized only once, for an appendectomy when he was 11 years old, and that his parents lived into their late 80s and 90s. However, audience members later told reporters that Trump expressed a desire to lose weight. Trump was joined at the Dr. Oz event by his daughter, Ivanka.

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Man launched off 10 story ramp in Evel Knievel stunt

Halfway through the jump, Braun ejected from the rocket and deployed his parachute, landing safely 1400 feet away from where he started on the opposite side of Snake River Canyon. In a Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 photo, stuntman Eddie Braun gets into the cockpit of The Evel Spirit , a steam powered rocket, surrounded by, from left, rocket designer Scott Traux, stunt vehicle engineer Craig Adams, stunt vehicle supervisor Mick Van Moorsel and attorney Paul Arrington, at the team's shop in Twin ...

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish Overpowered in Loss to Michigan State Spartans

Kizer's counterpart, redshirt senior Tyler O'Connor, remains mostly a mystery even after going 13-for-18 for 190 yards and three touchdowns in Week 1 against Furman. "Big win", Dantonio said. "We can cry all we want about what we didn't do". This time though, O'Connor found the freshman Corley wide open on the right sideline for 28 yards and a 1st down.


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