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Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields: 5 Things to Know

She was the first openly lesbian contestant to win a state title. During her year as Miss Arkansas, Skidmore will promote her personal platform of suicide prevention and awareness. "I am so humbled by all of the kindness I have received this past month and am so excited to represent you all at the Miss America pageant". The first runner-up was Miss South Carolina Rachel Wyatt .

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Photographer behind Trump Jr. 'Skittles' image is former refugee

Refugees are people ", said Wrigley in an official statement on September 20, regarding Donald Trump Jr. David Kittos , from the United Kingdom, told the BBC that the image from his Flickr account was posted without his permission.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus dedicates Emmy to late father

The night's big victor was The People v. Oj Simpson , taking best limited series and four other awards - including one for Sarah Paulson, who gave a stirring defense of the real-life character she played. "I think that Veep has torn down the wall between comedy and politics", she said. It's so exciting to see both Seinfeld alums Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld at the 2016 Emmys, and we're thrilled she just won her seventh Emmy.

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Markets Right Now: US stocks move higher

Utilities and phone companies, which pay big dividends and are more attractive when interest rates are low, made substantial gains. "When you are comparing things to the low interest rates we have, things can look attractive that wouldn't look attractive in a normal interest rate environment".

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Steeler Nation welcomes Sofia Vergara to the family

If you are lucky enough to attend a Steelers' home game this year you will hear Manganiello lending his voice to the pre-game pump up videos. The results, of course, are nothing short of adorably hilarious. Speaking on Good Morning America, she said: "He learned way before we got married, if not, he would not have been able to get married to me". This is a very entertaining interview and especially when Vergara explains how her husband is slowly brainwashing her into becoming a Steelers fan.

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Curtain Falls on Rio 2016 Paralympics at Maracanã Stadium

Overall, organizers are breathing a sigh of relief that predictions of failure for South America's first Olympics and Paralympics were proved wrong. Visually impaired sprinter Libby Clegg, who won two gold medals in Rio, said: "To be honest, it's not really sunk in yet". It was more than simply the sheer volume of gold medals that surprised China's rivals in Rio.

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WSJ Poll: Clinton Up 7 Points Nationally Among Likely Voters

The political times have sure changed in New Hampshire. Libertarian Gary Johnson gets 10 percent while the Green Party's Jill Stein has 1 percent support. Clinton has also lost some support among women voters, though she's still ahead with women by 22 points. Asked which candidate is better on the economy, 46 percent of registered voters say Trump, while 41 percent pick Clinton.

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'Ghost in the Shell' releases five teaser trailers

These teasers only give us a glimpse at the upcoming movie. The original manga by series creator Masamune Shirow, the animated theatrical feature from director Mamoru Oshii, and the anime TV series helmed by Kenji Kamiyama all have significantly different tones in their treatment of the cybernetics-permeated world in which Ghost in the Shell takes place.

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Cam Newton's dad says Thursday's officiating was 'reprehensible by National Football League standards'

He goes to shoot a little layup and he gets hacked and hammered and they don't call it. The NFL said that medical staff did monitor the hits, but concluded that there was not enough evidence of a possible concussion to warrant further evaluation.

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LEADING OFF: Ortiz might get a rest, Indians minus Carrasco

Carlos Carrasco, starting pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, will miss the remainder of the 2016 season, including the playoffs, due to a broken hand suffered today. Erick Aybar - His two RBI singles in the second and third innings didn't attract as much attention, but they might have been the biggest hits in the game, particularly as the Tigers were trying to overcome an offensive drought.

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Maggie Smith's witty Emmys response

Brown, Sarah Paulson and Courtney B. Vance). In fact, she's been a respected actor for more than 50 years! Fan favorite "Game of Thrones", went into Sunday's show with a leading 23 nominations and won a total of 12 Emmys, including for best drama series, directing and writing.

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Charlotte Man Who was Shot Did Not Die; Still Alive

Police public affairs officer Keith Trietley said officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were at an apartment complex searching for a suspect with an outstanding warrant, when they saw a man get out of his vehicle with a firearm.

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Netflix plans to make half of its content original programming

Content chief Ted Sarandos said that the company will spend an extra $1 billion on content, up from $5 billion (on a profit/loss basis) in 2016, to $6 billion in 2017. "You have supply and demand settling out", Wells continued. Wells also revealed those subscribers who are disgruntled with the product line up and price hikes are likely to return to Netflix after cancelling.

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Mel Giedroyc to present BBC's Let It Shine after Bake Off exit

Simon Cowell has offered to come to the BBC's rescue with a new show idea to replace The Great British Bake Off. Because years of fantastic service, and years of being a good home to Bake Off doesn't mean anything to greedy production companies, the format was sold to Channel 4 instead.

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Watch 'Game Of Thrones' star Sophie Turner confirm Season Seven deaths

The teaser of Season 7 of Game of Thrones is not finished and Sophie Turner (Sansa) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime) do not have only good things to say about what we can expect from the future! A forgone conclusion, perhaps, but it's an interesting tidbit nonetheless.

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Cauvery row: BJP to boycott Siddaramaiah's all-party meeting, protests continue

All members of Parliament from the state, including Union Ministers, and state ministers concerned will participate in the meeting to discuss the issue and arrive at a consensus on how to face the situation arising out of the top court order.

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Northampton Town v Manchester United: EFL Cup

After all, the very tag of internationals means they regularly venture to play for their country, under a different boss, who has their own take on the game. Despite three successive Premier League victories to start this season, back-to-back defeats in the Manchester derby and against Watford have diminished some of the feelgood factor around the club since Mourinho's arrival at the end of May.

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Tulsa police shooting victim's family demands officer face charges

We the People Oklahoma's Marq Lewis met with the Tulsa's chief of police Wednesday afternoon to discuss practices and policies within the department. More recent reporting has focused on a vial of the hallucinogenic drug PCP that police recovered from Crutcher's vehicle. Police originally claimed that Crutcher was not cooperating with officers when they arrived and would not raise his hands in the air when instructed to, the Independent reported .

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DeAngelo Williams comes clean

The Pittsburgh Steelers will now travel east to face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, September 25 at 4:25 p.m. "I saw the guy come open and just tried to make a play to get our defense off the field". The big question was whether Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd had control of the ball. The Steelers defense wasn't dominant, but played well enough to muzzle the Bengals playmakers.

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Emmys sees 'O.J.' win big, 'Game of Thrones' makes history

That gives it a total haul over the years of 38 - more than any other narrative series since the first Television Academy prize-giving in 1949, overtaking the haul of 37 won by long-running comedy " Frasier ". The series also won a writing Emmy for D.V. DeVincentis. " People v. O.J. Simpson" swept the awards for limited series, winning nine of its 22 nominations including outstanding limited series , outstanding writing , lead actor for Courtney B.

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Emmys: Priyanka Chopra and Tom Hiddleston Spotted 'Openly Flirting' at After Party

A source who's close with Harris told Radar , "Calvin knows what it's like to fight the Taylor Swift press machine and wants Tom to know that he is not alone". Asked if they were still friends, he replied: 'Yes. Tom only split from singer Taylor Swift , 26, two weeks ago following rows about his "love of the limelight".

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Kanye West x Jacob the Jeweler Collection Debuts at the Yeezy Show

Last night, West addressed the criticism of his recent collection during a performance at Harper's Bazaar annual ICONS New York Fashion Week event, according to an Associated Press report. Others were disgusted by the line's poor quality, as countless models tip toed down the runway in broken boots and heels. Following the presentation of his collection Yeezy Season 4 during a parade in NY, rapper scandal.

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The Game Reveals Which Members of the Kardashian Family He Slept With

Read the original story here. Grilling him as he awkwardly shifted back and forth on her sofa, she asked: "Have you slept with Khloe?". Adrienne Bailon, pictured here at the 2016 Essence Festival, says she's not the cheating ex-girlfriend Rob Kardashian mentioned on "Rob and Chyna ".

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Bank of Japan tweaks policy, but keeps minus interest rate unchanged

The 10-year JGB yield was at minus 0.035 percent on Wednesday in Tokyo , after climbing to as high as 0.005 percent, from minus 0.065 percent Tuesday, according to Japan Bond Trading Co. A divided US central bank left the key rate unchanged on Wednesday to await more evidence of progress toward its goals, with officials still projecting a rate hike by year-end.

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Bank of Japan criticized for behaving like 'control freaks'

After a two-day meeting, BoJ policymakers set a target to raise government bond yields as part of their drive to kickstart inflation. The BOJ believes that its monetary policy and the government's fiscal policy as well as initiatives for strengthening Japan's growth potential will produce synergy effects, and thereby will navigate Japan's economy toward overcoming deflation and achieving sustainable growth, it said.

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Early fantasy pickups: Three WRs to add with Keenan Allen hurt

From there, the Chiefs got a Smith touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill , an interception, a touchdown pass to Jeremy Maclin , a field goal, a 22-yard throw to Maclin to set up Ware's 5-yard tying touchdown run and then Smith's scoring run. The Chiefs now have to collect themselves over the course of the next week, playing the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs were hopeful Charles would be ready after surgery last season to fix a torn ACL in his right knee.

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Sofia Richie buys new puppy

A source on Tuesday indicated Bieber had just missed the delights of living the single life while both parties have stayed silent in regard to the schism up to now. Justin Bieber's former flame shared her opinion in a new Instagram post, featuring the former couple in their movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Another source with E in interaction! "One thing that was different with Sofia Richie , 18, is that Justin thought was she was really cool".

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Charlotte police urge calm in aftermath of violent protests

But Putney was adamant that Scott posed a threat, even if he didn't point his weapon at officers, and said a gun was found next to the dead man. Police didn't immediately say who fired on the man, who was pulled away by paramedics protected by police in riot gear, who a short time later fired tear gas at the hundreds of protesters.

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In US: Charlotte braces for more riots after police shooting

Police are out in full riot gear, using flash bangs and unleashing tear gas on numerous hundreds of protestors in the streets. North Carolina lawmakers defended the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department after one of its officers fatally shot 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, who was sitting in his vehicle Tuesday while police were searching for a person with an outstanding warrant.

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EU's Juncker proposes to double investment fund to create jobs

Mr Juncker said: 'More defence in Europe doesn't mean less transatlantic security'. The European Commission wants a coordinated launch of 5G across the European Union (EU) in 2020, with common spectrum bands, following pan-European trials in 2018.

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Double takes for two-headed calf

Then he did a double-take, according to his wife, Brandy. An unusual calf born in the United States has been turning heads, because she's got two of them herself. It's a balance issue as well ― her head is so heavy. "She likes to stand up, but my husband has to hold her on her legs". Todd Ray, who holds the record for having the largest collection of two-headed animals, agrees: Lucky is "one of the most handsome two-headed calves" he's ever seen.

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"The Voice": A Former Grammy Nominee Strives for a Comeback

The former child country star blew the audience and judges away with his moving cover of Adele's "When We Were Young". We think it's safe to say that the day Lauren Diaz auditioned for The Voice Season 11 was probably one of the best days of her life.

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Someone Sang Alicia Keys To Alicia Keys And Even SHE Was Shocked

Thankfully, Keys was impressed enough to hit the button, along with fellow judges Miley Cyrus and Blake Shelton. Newbie coach Alicia Keys has gotten five artists: Wé McDonald, Jason Warrior, Dave Moisan, Christian Cuevas and Lauren Diaz . Later, to drive the message home, she said "I'm gonna throw up". Despite Stefani no longer being a coach on the show, she still clearly has some serious influence over the singers as Tucker ended up joining Shelton's team.

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UN to resume aid convoys in Syria after deadly attack

The escalation of violence against humanitarian workers has all but destroyed a cease-fire that took effect on September 12, and has stoked tensions between the truce's architects, the US and Russian Federation, which have traded blame for running it into the ground.

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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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