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Report slams NSA leaker Edward Snowden

The executive summary of the report comes amid a growing backlash from civil rights groups and some USA citizens saying that Snowden should be issued a pardon before Obama's presidency finishes. Snowden took more than 1.5 million classified documents from the NSA. "The vast majority of what he took has nothing to do with American privacy, " said Rep.

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L.A. Confidential director Curtis Hanson dies aged 71

He started his directing career in the 70s and received recognition later in his career with The Hand That Rocks the Cradle in 1992. Hanson retired few years ago due to Alzheimer's disease. In a 2002 interview with Rolling Stone , Hanson spoke about working with Eminem on the film. Hanson, along with Brian Helgeland, won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay of the 1990 novel of the same name by James Ellroy.

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Jeremy Corbyn in talks to get some rebels back into shadow cabinet

Mr Smith has said he will not accept a place in Mr Corbyn's shadow cabinet if the current leader retains power. Pontypridd MP Mr Smith seized the chance to run against Mr Corbyn after former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle triggered the contest in July.

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ACC moves football out of Charlotte

The ACC said in a statement that it is confident "every one of our 15 universities is strongly committed to these values [equality, diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination] and therefore, we will continue to host ACC Championships at campus sites".

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Prince William, Kate arrive in Canada with 2 young children

A shy George hid behind his dad while holding his hand and looked for his mother who crouched down to comfort him. Watch Dawna Friesen's report above to hear from an outreach worker at Victoria's Cridge Centre, which is one of the stops during Will and Kate's royal visit to British Columbia .

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Hillary Clinton in awkward Between Two Ferns interview

Galifianakis then asked what she thought Trump might wear to their face-off. "Are we gonna be stuck with Tim Kaine for nine months, how does this work?" "Oh, I think it absolutely proves their case, don't you?" replies the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state.

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Bridget Jones Presses on Into adulthood - and Her Best Film Yet

At the start of Bridget Jones's Baby, our intrepid heroine (Renée Zellweger) seems back at square one: alone on an important night, consoling herself by drinking wine and singing along to "All by Myself". Years of watching movies and studying the entertainment industry reveal certain patterns suggesting a feature's path towards victory or failure, and director Sharon Maguire's Bridget Jones's Baby is a film entering theaters chock full of warning signs.

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Hillary Clinton gets bristly on Zach Galifianakis' 'Between Two Ferns'

Clinton remained perfectly deadpan as she fielded a plethora of risible questions from the comedian. Clinton's charm came from even agreeing to do the bit. Asked what she thinks Trump will wear during the first presidential debate on Monday, Clinton said she expects to see his "red power tie". The former secretary of state actually said she regretted the interview in a comment that was unclear whether it was meant to be a joke, but she should.

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Obama touts United States military aid in meeting with Netanyahu

It greatly enhances Israel's security. Previous efforts to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace have left a bad taste for the Obama administration, most notably a frenetic attempt by Secretary of State John Kerry that collapsed in 2014. "We'll set up a tee time", Obama quipped amid laughter. Most Arab and other developing states already have thin layers of rule of law and political coherence.

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Colin Powell's Best Leaked E-Mail Jabs at Donald Trump

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is a retired four-star general who served under three Republican presidents. The e-mails were posted on the website DCLeaks .com, which has been accused of being an outlet for Russian hackers. Clinton avoided using the State Department's email completely, using a private email server . "Dumb. She should have done a "Full Money" at the beginning", Powell wrote, suggesting that being transparent right from the beginning would have ended any ...

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Smithsonian museum chronicling black history opens

The nation's first black president quoted James Baldwin: "While the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted and how we triumph is never new, it must always be heard". "At this time in our country, there is a great need for contextualization and the clarity that comes from understanding one's history", Lonnie Bunch III, founding director of the museum, wrote in a recent issue of Smithsonian magazine.

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Nation's new African-American museum opens on National Mall

Obama noted that the building reaches 70 feet below ground - "its roots spreading far wider and deeper than any tree on this mall" - a crypt of historical galleries that wind from slavery to civil rights to Black Lives Matter, ascending into upper floors that include testaments to African-American cultural contributions.

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Family of man slain by Charlotte police release cellphone video

It's unclear if they are checking him for weapons or attempting to give first aid. It was also determined that the gun Mr. Scott possessed was loaded at the time of the encounter with the officers . His death has ignited both violent and nonviolent protests throughout the city. On Friday, Charlotte police arrested a civilian and charged him with murdering a protester who died on Thursday after being shot the previous night during protests, Putney told a news conference.

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Maggie Smith Responds to Jimmy Kimmel Call-Out at the Emmys

Overall it won 12 Emmys this year, out of 23 total nominations. Amid the deja vu, a few newcomers made it to the podium. "Are you rooting for O.J.to win this time?" The Emmy telecast annually rotates among the four major broadcast networks.

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Neither Stein Nor Johnson Allowed in First Presidential Debates

Bill Weld and I will continue to fight to provide a voice and an alternative for independents, disenfranchised Republicans and Democrats, Millennials and others who aren't satisfied with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as their options. America's corrupt campaign finance system and the corporate-controlled media prevents third-party candidates from getting proper access to the press and winning the race for the White House, Dankof told Press TV last month.

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Sanchez, Walcott and Ozil pile on misery for Conte

Click through the gallery above to see some of the best reaction from Arsenal fans . After conceding four on the opening day to Liverpool at home, the Gunners have now conceded just two goals in the League while scoring nine since Mustafi's debut against Southampton.

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Hillary Clinton gets the 'Between Two Ferns' treatment

The friendship between Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump: "Chelsea and Ivanka are friends , does she ever call Chelsea to talk about boys that like her, like her dad?" "I would try to prevent him from destroying the United States", Clinton replies.

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Jim Carrey: Wrongful death suit 'heartless' attempt to exploit me

Jim Carey said in a statement Monday he "will not tolerate this heartless attempt to exploit me or the woman I loved". "I really hope that some day soon people will stop trying to profit from this and let her rest in peace", he said. Mark also alleges that Jim Carrey tried to cover up his involvement in White's death . In a statement to PEOPLE , Burton's lawyer Michael Avenatti said he and Burton are asking for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office to launch an investigation ...

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Witness in bridge trial says he was 'bad cop'

It was Kelly who state officials went to first with their requests for anything from jobs at the agency to tours of the World Trade Center site, which the Port Authority owns, Wildstein claimed. Bridget Anne Kelly, Christie's then-deputy chief of staff, and William Baroni, the former deputy executive director of the Port Authority, are accused of arranging the closure - which caused gridlock in Fort Lee for days.

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10 out of 10 for Pep but the perfectionist demands more

Guardiola also identified aspects of their game City as a whole can work on, having observed some sloppiness in the first half as they beat the Swans. I know my job and after four, five or six defeats it it not easy but I am confident as we have played a good game today. Llorente cancelled out Aguero's ninth-minute opener and although Swansea have now gone four games without a league win, under-pressure boss Francesco Guidolin could take some satisfaction from seeing his side produce their ...

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Donald Trump Makes Faith-Based Pitch to Black Voters

The statement overlooked the fact that slavery was legal for almost a century after the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. "You know, I think even most 8-year-olds'll tell you that whole slavery thing wasn't very good for black people", said Obama in an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts that was taped Thursday in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture ahead of its opening.

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Pippa Middleton's phone hacked, thousands of photos stolen

They are said to include pictures of Kate along with her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. A spokesman for Kensington Palace, the official residents of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, said it did not speak on behalf of Pippa and would not comment.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation consider whether to investigate Brad Pitt over plane incident

However on Friday, the LAPD said it was not investigating the allegations - though the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed they had their own investigators looking into the incident. "They have six kids together and are always going to be in each other's lives". "He was appealing to her to do this quietly - not to save the marriage but to consider the well-being of the children - and it was ignored", a source close to the actor told People .

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Reports conflict over whether Brad Pitt is being investigated for child abuse

TMZ reported that both the LAPD and LA County Department of Child and Family Services are investigating an incident where Pitt became "verbally abusive and physical with his children" on a private jet September 14 - which directly led to Angelina Jolie filing for divorce.

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Matt LeBlanc was pretty creepy toward Emilia Clarke at the Emmys

Both he and Emilia were being interviewed by separate people but on the same screen (it was kinda confusing) when Matt was asked by E! if he watched the show. It did not least for fans of Game of Thrones are indignant and Matt LeBlanc deal of bad guy or disgusting guy. And you, what do you think of the joke about Matt LeBlanc and Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones? The 29-year-old added that in the future she would like to team up with more female characters.

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No. 23 Mississippi dominant in 45-14 win over No. 12 Georgia

I've said that over and over. "He couldn't come back in the game", Smart said, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . "This team will come back and fight", Smart said, "and I can promise you they will show up and give an "A" effort next week".

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Tulsa shooting: Officer charged with manslaughter

Video released by law enforcement on Monday (Sept 19) shows police officers in Oklahoma fatally shooting Crutcher whose vehicle was stalled in the middle of the street. There's no clear, standard formula investigators can rely on to answer the question of whether an officer's belief that he or she's in peril is reasonable, a former federal prosecutor in Chicago said.

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Obama mentions LGBT citizens at opening of African American museum

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus praised Saturday's opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution by saying that it "commemorates the legacy of African Americans and preserves it for posterity".

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Bill Clinton to give 'very personal' defense of foundation

The Clintons have vigorously denied that they have personally profited from the foundation or given financial backers unique access to Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. July 26, 2016. Daughter Chelsea Clinton plans to remain on the board. "Well, since we had more 300,000 donors, it would be unusual if nobody did", Clinton said when asked if some of the donors might have been trying to ingratiate themselves with the Clintons.

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Emmy ratings hit new low

The show also won outstanding writing and outstanding directing for a drama for the episode "The Battle of the Bastards". The Outstanding Comedy Actor gong went to Jeffrey Tambor, who plays a transgender woman in Transparent , for the second year in a row.

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Adrian Peterson to have knee surgery Thursday, will miss multiple games

The full fix also lessens the risk of reinjury, as well as exposure to the possibility of arthritis. The Vikings had denied that, and Peterson texted ESPN's Josina Anderson saying, "no torn LCL". But the Vikings have held off for now on placing the franchise's all-time leading rusher on injured reserve. He averaged only 3.57 yards per carry in his final six regular season games last season, breaking the 70-yard barrier just once, and also producing 18 yards in a loss to the Seahawks.

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See Miley Cyrus Join Billy Idol for 'Rebel Yell' at iHeartRadio Fest

Watch the tribute here. Idol's four-song IHeartRadio festival set kicked off with his hits "Dancing With Myself", "White Wedding" and "Flesh for Fantasy" before Cyrus, who was not listed on the festival's all-star lineup, emerged. "You are an extremely unique, individual person", the YouTube star says. We are here for more Idol-Cyrus collaborations. We're just glad to know she is being honored in as many ways as possible.

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HS teacher who stepped on US flag faces 10 days unpaid leave

The right to photograph people in public settings is just as much covered by the First Amendment as the right to desecrate a flag. Although there is no action that falls under the jurisdiction of Mr. Several students were infuriated by the display and walked out - but not before 16-year-old Alex Dunn took the photo of Francis. From demonstrations at political rallies to the actions of National Football League players, scenes of Americans refusing to honor their flag feel nearly commonplace.

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Boise State uses big first half to beat Oregon State 38-24

Heading into the final quarter of play, Oregon State was faced with "do-or-die" time and the Beavers couldn't muster enough to chip away at a cemented Boise State lead. "It's pretty simple, execution", Nall said of the first-half failures. OREGON STATE: The Beavers hit the road for their Pacific-12 Conference opener at Colorado next Saturday.

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid defends herself after man grabs her

Despite the disruption, Hadid appeared in ideal form on the Fendi runway hours later. Gigi and Bella have been enjoying their stints in fashion shows around the globe as the latest styles from the SS17 lines are unveiled. The fashions in the runway show featured a lot of pastels and sheer fabrics. This was already Gigi Hadid's season. Gigi accompanied this shot with a sweet message.


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