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Desperate 911 call leads to serial killer

LISTEN TO THE FULL 911 CALL (CAUTION: STRONG LANGUAGE USED IN CALL ):Police entered the home to find two bodies inside and the 911 caller miraculously unharmed. On Tuesday, investigators checked it and found a body in a wooded ravine behind that house, which was destroyed by fire. The remains weren't immediately identified.

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Oscar-winning filmmaker Curtis Hanson dead at 71

He made his mark on the Hollywood skyline in the 90s with the influential thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle and The River Wild . The spokesman said Hanson died of natural causes . Hanson was born March 24, 1945 in Reno, Nevada but grew up in Los Angeles. "All the characters and motivations are complex in Curtis Hanson's intense, visceral noir", Associated Press film critic Christy Lemire wrote of the film.

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The cast of 'The West Wing' is stumping for Hillary

President Bartlett's former staffers will make stops in Cleveland, the Mahoning Valley, Sandusky and Toledo on Saturday. The deadline for registering to vote in OH, via mail or in person, is on October 11th. The cast of the show - which won four consecutive Emmy Awards during its first four seasons - has participated in real-life political events before.

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Critics say Disney costume has kids wear Polynesian "skin"

The movie garnered praise for not just telling the stories of an underrepresented people in Hollywood, Pacific Islanders, but for featuring voice actors of color to play the animated people of color, reported The Washington Post. She said Disney only stopped marketing the outfit because people spoke out. Still, Kaʻili says that Oceanian scholars like himself that take issue with the upcoming film are more concerned "about the commodification of Oceanian culture" ― that is, Disney using ...

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'This Is Us' Creator On The Premiere Episode's Double Twist & What's Next

Their stories in the pilot seem to be playing out the way it was set up in the trailer, following events taking place on their 36th birthday. Also, this is the cutest couple that we've seen on TV in a long time. While looking at his two new handsome babies, a fireman stands next to Jack and points out the baby he just brought in, a child who was left at his firehouse that very same day.

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Madame Tussauds separate Jolie-Pitt wax figures post split

She asked that her husband of two years be granted visitation, and has brought in the big guns, hiring Tinseltown's go-to divorce lawyer, Laura Wasser. Jolie Pitt , a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations, became an outspoken voice for refugees and various causes in Africa, as well as for breast cancer treatment after undergoing a double mastectomy.

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68th Annual Emmy Awards: A golden age of acceptance is officially here

Rami Malek, of Egyptian heritage, won outstanding lead actor in a drama series for his role in Mr Robot , the cult show about a vigilante computer hacker, the first time an actor from an ethnic minority has won the award since 1998. " Veep " star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her fifth straight Emmy for her role in the satirical White House comedy on a night when politics played large in the midst of an extraordinary 2016 US election campaign.

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Bill Clinton: North Korea a Funny Country

THE Department of International Affairs and Co-operation said the government has "noted with serious concern" the reported nuclear weapons test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). "I think that you couldn't necessarily rule that possibility out", says Snyder. Beijing's official People's Daily newspaper yesterday called the United States a troublemaker and said that it has no right to lecture China about taking responsibility for reining in North Korea as ...

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Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men

It's not clear from the footage what led Betty Shelby, the officer who fired the fatal shot, to draw her gun or what orders officers gave Crutcher. Crutcher's death has sparked outrage in the community and around the country, especially after authorities released dashcam and helicopter footage on Monday showing the 40-year-old with his hands in the air as authorities approached him and just moments before one officer tasered him while another officer fired her gun.

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Top Three New Features on the Apple iPhone 7

The tech giant also revealed the new version of Apple Watch called the Apple Watch Series 2 . " iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus dramatically improve every aspect of the iPhone experience, reaching a new level of innovation and precision to make this the best iPhone we have ever made", said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

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Tinder Matches With Spotify to Add Music to Dating App

Yeeesh . Mercifully, Tinder now connects with Spotify, letting you see what your potential matches jam to. Well, welcome to the new age of dating - it might only take a few milliseconds to find your match. "And to think we'd never have met had you not pinned that Vanilla Ice song to your Tinder profile". Tinder over the summer launched Tinder Social in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the US, allowing users to create groups and make plans like a pub crawl, ...

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Empire Season 3 Premiere Gold Carpet Recap

Speaking with TV Line , Chaiken revealed that she just couldn't even think of how " Empire " will be minus Anika ( Grace Gealey ) or Rhonda ( Kaitlin Doubleday ). Tariq , an FBI agent who knows Cookie from her past, informs Cookie that federal agents can prove that Anika's marriage to Lucious was a sham meant to prevent her from testifying against him.

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Brangelina split: Madame Tussauds separates wax figures of Pitt, Jolie

The film made the relationship between the two actors public but stirred controversy as Pitt was still married to actress Jennifer Aniston at the time. "I don't care how high-profile you are". She's also ready to dig into Jolie. Something else for Jolie and Pitt to keep in mind: the less contentious the divorce, the less likely it will lead to non-stop coverage in the media, said Rozen, the divorce mediator.

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'Bridget Jones's Baby' review: No match for 2001 original

And feminists who wrote Bridget off as a helpless, man-obsessed dits got it wrong then, as they likely will now. Zellweger did it again for 2004's Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason , which veered more toward the edge of exhaustion with its overstuffed script and ludicrous Thailand prison interlude.

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Garth Brooks to return to Richmond

The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood will come to town Saturday, November 12 at Richmond Coliseum. He added a Garth Brooks tour cape around his shoulders to look something of a superhero as he sprinted down the hallway. There is an eight ticket limit per purchase. He's sold more albums than any other solo artist and is second only to the Beatles in albums sold in general.

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House GOP hopeful Senate is 'close' on govt spending bill

A House-Senate conference committee, where the bill was pending since March, approved the measure 5-1 - with four Republicans and one Democrat in support and another Democrat opposed. Kids with a delay or deficiency would receive an individual reading improvement plan within 30 days, created by their teacher, principal and parent (s).

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The Legendary Movie Got It's Tv Show Remake & Its Just Unbelievably Thrilling

It's fall, season of mists, mellow fruitfulness, and new TV shows . Grief-stricken after the loss of his young wife and unborn child, ex-Navy SEAL-turned-detective MARTIN RIGGS (Clayne Crawford, "Rectify") moves to California to " start over " at the LAPD.

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Trump's bogus birtherism claim about Clinton

That's compared with a combined 64 percent of voters who say they have concerns about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican Trump easily won the state's primaries in February. The latest poll was conducted by phone September 15 through Sunday, sampling 802 registered Wisconsin voters with a margin of error of 4.8 percent.

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SC permits dance bars with liquor minus CCTV, for now

The Maharashtra government argued that it's a part of the police power of the state. The Indian Hotels and Restaurant Association (AHAR), the apex association of the hotels sector that has backed these dance bars to resume operations, is undeterred by the state's position."It took us 11 years to beat the ban and it will take at least a week to restart the three dance bars".

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India reacts strongly to Sharif's speech at UN

The global condemnation+ of the attack and expressions of solidarity with India present a picture of contrast with the Pakistan's fresh and ineffective bid to canvas worldwide support for its attempts to capitalize on the ongoing unrest in Kashmir.

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Model faints at Kanye show

People are definitely talking about Kanye West's Yeezy Season 4 collection, but it's not all about the pieces on the runway . According to the New York Post , models stumbled on the makeshift runway , as the stilettos created by the rapper collapsed under their feet.

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Jimmy Kimmel's Emmy hosting was absolutely memorable!

Overnight, in a ridiculously sweet message posted to Twitter by Downton's US Network Masterpiece PBS , Smith issued the ideal reply to Kimmel's "come and get it" ultimatum. Last year's Fox telecast was also up against " Sunday Night Football ", but also benefited from a late afternoon NFL lead-in. The 2016 Oscars were down too, despite or because of controversy, but that show still pulls in bigger numbers, like 34.4 million viewers.

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Hillary Clinton slams Donald Trump's 'demagogic' rhetoric on terror

But while much of the foreign policy establishment has rallied around Clinton, Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric, promises to close US borders and vows to aggressively profile potential terrorists have fueled his presidential bid. The former president said, "Our administration has moved aggressively to secure our borders more by hiring a record number of new border guards, by deporting twice as many criminal aliens as ever before, by cracking down on illegal hiring, by barring welfare benefits ...

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Karnataka defers release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 23

It also directed the Karnataka government to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water a day to Tamil Nadu from Wednesday till September 27. Based on the state legal team's feedback, Mr. Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, KS Eshwarappa said that the previous all-party meeting had been futile. While the JD (S), especially Siddaramaiah's one-time mentor HD Deve Gowda and KS Puttannaiah of the KRRS attended the meeting, the BJP made a decision to boycott the all-party meeting.

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'8 Mile' And 'L.A. Confidential' Director Curtis Hanson Has Passed Away

Hanson was nominated as the best director for the movie, "LA Confidential ", where Kim Basinger won the best actress in a supporting role, Variety reported. 2000's Wonder Boys is one of the best movies ever made about writing, with Michael Douglas and Tobey Maguire turning in two of the best performances of their careers.

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PM Nawaz meets Japanese PM and Turk president

India-Pakistan ties have been in free fall since Islamabad described Burhan Wani, a terrorist belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen group who was shot dead by Indian security forces, as a "martyr" and a "Kashmiri leader". He could also push for the global community to take a mediatory role on the Kashmir issue. Pakistan itself is a victim of terrorism. Expressing its solidarity with India in the fight against terrorism, Japanese Foreign Ministry said, no act of terrorism can be justified.

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Pakistan PM to raise Kashmir issue in United Nations speech, Live Streaming

India-Pakistan ties have been in free fall since Islamabad described Burhan Wani, a terrorist belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen group who was shot dead by Indian security forces, as a "martyr" and a "Kashmiri leader". Pakistan has denied responsibility for the attack, with the country's media claiming that the attack was fashioned by India itself to falsely implicate Pakistan.

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Star Wars 8: team back on set for new scenes?

Iger went so far as to call Rogue One "an experiment, of sorts", and then told investors in attendance, that Disney was never confident that Rogue One would have the level of success that The Force Awakens did. Currently, the Star Wars release schedule includes Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on December 16 of this year, with Star Wars: Episode VIII set for December 15, 2017, the Han Solo spin-off in 2018, and Star Wars: Episode IX in 2019.

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Director Curtis Hanson passes away at 71

Hanson was born in Reno, Nevada but grew up in Los Angeles , California. In 2011, the TV movie Hanson directed for HBO about the financial crisis of 2008, " Too Big To Fail ", was nominated for multiple Emmys, including outstanding TV movie and outstanding direction.

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'Queen of Katwe' a story of chess, dreams and Uganda

What does Nair recall of Nyong'o as a younger woman? Lupita Nyong'o cemented her place as fashion royalty at the premiere of her new movie Queen of Katwe. Check out her Elie Saab ensemble here and let us know what you thought of her get-up! "I think that that is a challenge I would wish upon myself", she told redeyechicago.com.

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Cauvery Row: DMK Seeks PM's Intervention to Solve Crisis

Following the order, violent protests erupted across the city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) and Karnataka state, with protesters burning down vehicles, including a police patrol jeep. "The order is hard to follow but we will still abide by it", he said. The violence including burning and damaging of more than 50 buses and many other vehicles bearing Tamil Nadu registration and also torching of properties belonging to Tamilians is deplorable, chamber president Vanitha Mohan said in a ...

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'People vs OJ Simpson', 'Game of Thrones' rule Emmys 2016

Fantasy drama series "Game of Thrones" and comedy " Veep " proved repeat winners for cable giant HBO at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but newcomers and actors of color also made their mark in a ceremony where election-year politics played large.

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Protests erupt in NC after police kill man; 12 officers hurt

Racial tensions are high across the country in the wake of other officer-involved shootings. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say that Keith Lamont Scott was holding a handgun - not a book - moments before he was shot and killed by an officer Wednesday afternoon.

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Kanye West's season 4 fashion show a 'disaster'

People were able to watch the show thanks to the Tidal livestream, but Kanye's offering a closer look at some of the pieces featured in the presentation with a new lookbook, which you can view below. And this week, the Stronger singer caused yet more drama at New York Fashion Week after he put on a typically over-the-top performance for his new Yeezy Season 4 clothes line.

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Colin Kaepernick says he's received death threats

And it'll be loud and clear to everyone why it happened. Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants told Newsday that the death of Terrence Crutcher - an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Tulsa, OK police - may prompt several Giants to protest .


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