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Meet Alicia Machado, the pageant queen Trump called 'Ms. Housekeeping'

In May, she told Inside Edition that when she gained around 15 pounds a few months after winning the pageant, around the time Trump went on Howard Stern's radio show where he called her "an eating machine ". "After that episode, I was sick, anorexia and bulimia for five years", she told the New York Times earlier this year. Trump led the media blitz on Machado's weight back in 1996, forcing her to exercise on camera and speaking publicly about her weight gain.

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Former Tottenham boss Redknapp: Don't give England job to Wenger

The 20-year-old burst on to the scene at the Emirates last term with a succession of impressive performances, and he has matured to a level now where Arsene Wenger must surely look at him as a genuine starting option. "That's not decided", he replied. It (Allardyce leaving) was a huge surprise. That approach gives a little hope to the FA if they make Wenger their top target and he answered with a nod and a smile when asked if he knew the words to the English national anthem.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make history in the Yukon

As if we needed more reasons to love Prince William and Duchess Kate, the royal duo just proved to us that they're fearless foodies by eating an adventurous (ahem, phallic) food that makes even makes some seasoned food lovers squeamish. Whilst on their official trip to Canada, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sent their first joint tweet using not a laptop, but a Morse code telegraph machine instead.

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After train crash, some PATH service resumes, buses to help

ET. The crash resulted in one fatality and 114 injuries. The system can be a backup for an engineer who is distracted, tired, or suffering a medical emergency, she said. Unbelievable scene in Hoboken right now. Over the past 20 years, the NTSB has listed the lack of positive train control as a contributing factor in 25 crashes.

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Claims that Pitt abused kids are 'exaggerated'

Brad Pitt and his children, the FBI is continuing to gather facts and will evaluate whether an investigation at the federal level will be pursued", according to a statement released by Laura Eimiller of the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office.

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Clinton proposes 65 percent tax on USA billionaire estates

The final hours before the first 2016 presidential debate on Sunday seemed more like the eve of Super Bowl - with experts offering predictions and strategies, the Clinton and Trump campaigns posturing and Americans wondering who indeed has first-row tickets.

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Heavy medal: Europe sending out Olympians to open up Ryder Cup

Johnson, who has compiled a win-loss-halve record of 6-6-2 after playing in the Ryder Cup in 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2014, believes that results over the past decade have been much closer than the scores would suggest. "I think it needs to jazz itself up a bit and get a bit more atmosphere in there". It had to be Hal Sutton's fault. Johnson remarkably managed to shake off one disappointment after another in the majors - the 82 at Pebble Beach, the bunker blunder at Whistling Straits, the 2-iron ...

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Pakistan military website silent on cross-border Indian casualty

India's disclosure of such strikes was unprecedented, said Ajai Sahni of the Institute for Conflict Management in New Delhi . "There has been no surgical strike by India, instead there had been cross-border fire initiated and conducted by India", a Pakistani military statement said.

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Pakistani artists asked to leave India in 48 hours

However, the actor has not given any such statement of leaving India because of the MNS threat. Ranbir preferred to be mum on the MNS directive while Karan , who directed the film, told a news channel that "this (asking Pakistani artistes to leave) is not a solution".

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HBO, Cinemax land on PlayStation Vue as new channel package

Not only can users subscribe to the newly added Ultra tier in order to receive HBO as a premium channel, but consumers will also be receiving Showtime. The launch of HBO and Cinemax on PlayStation Vue marks the first time that either network's live programming is available as a standalone offering without a bundle subscription.

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Eric Trump: Bill Clinton may be the worst sexist 'that ever lived'

Claire McCaskill of Missouri called Trump out for his comments regarding Machado and other women - but her message to the controversial candidate proves that imitation isn't always the sincerest form of flattery. Flanagan said Trump must skip the fluff and talk about the issues in the next two debates. Or the irony of Trump criticizing her so harshly when, according to his own medical records , he is overweight .

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Idina Menzel Wants to Star in 'Wicked' Movie Adaptation

Menzel, a Broadway superstar, dished on voicing Elsa in the Disney hit " Frozen ". Geronimo, on the other hand, has rendered her own version of Disney's "The Glow" and has also been given the opportunity to portray Rapunzel in "Tangled", as part of Disney's 2015 calendar.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres' funeral

He opposed the Iran nuclear deal, and not only supported the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, but led the successful effort to override president Obama's recent veto of the bill, which allows Americans to sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks.

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Bills defense focused on Pats scheme not who's playing QB

Ryan said in a radio interview earlier this week that he had an inkling of who New England would start at quarterback. Dez Bryant has a hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though Dallas coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game.

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Ryder Cup heckler makes putt that befuddles pros

They will go up against the United States duo of Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler at 1.50pm Irish time on Friday. None bigger than at Oakland Hills in 2004, when Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson took a 3-up lead early before Clarke and Westwood roared back, an upset that set the tone for an 18 1/2- 9 1/2 steamrolling that was the largest margin of victory in Europe's history.

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Terrelle Pryor turned into a fantasy football gold mine

Terrelle Pryor did it all last week for the Browns, lining up at wide receiver, quarterback and even safety. I don't think our organization is after any of that. and Sash. "I just told him, "You're not going to learn everything in two to three months, you know?' It'll probably take him about two offseasons, maybe three for him to really get things down pat, for him to really hone in on the skills that really maintain year in and year out".

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Brad Pitt's abuse investigation focusing on treatment of his son, source says

The FBI has released a statement confirming that they will "evaluate" claims that Brad Pitt committed child abuse while on his private jet. The footage shows Pitt screaming at his teen son but making no physical contact before driving off on airport fuel truck, reports the Daily Mail .

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Sandwich chain Cosi files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Prior to the Chapter 11 filing, Cosi said it entered into a non-binding term sheet with its lenders, AB Opportunity Fund L.L.C., AB Value Partners, L.P., and one or more entities affiliated with Milfam II L.P., pursuant to which the DIP lenders or their designees have proposed to purchase substantially all of Cosi's assets.

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Mother of slain California black man wants peaceful protest

As protests continue over this incident, the family has called upon Reverend Shane Harris and the National Action Network to get involved as well as getting separate legal representation. Pamela Benge said her family had escaped war-torn Uganda to come to the US for safety and she asked why police didn't just shock her son with a stun gun or shoot him in the leg.

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European rookies at Ryder Cup just want to have fun

Henrik Stenson pulled Johnson from the gallery and Justin Rose laid a $100 bill right next to the ball, daring Johnson to make it. You may recall Webb Simpson hitting the first shot to start the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland and popping the ball up like a 20 handicapper, barely reaching the fairway.

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Conflicting Details Over Incident That Led To Brad Pitt's Child Abuse Investigation

An FBI spokeswoman said the agency hasn't determined if a full-fledged investigation is warranted. A source close to Pitt told USA Today that the Fight Club star meant to cooperate fully with any investigation and that he believed the child abuse allegations were baseless.

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USA approves sale of Boeing fighter jets to Qatar, Kuwait

The order, which follows the US approval of a long-stalled sale of Boeing F-15 fighter jets to Qatar, would include 787 Dreamliners and 777 planes for the country's flagship airline, Bloomberg reported. US officials have also criticized Qatar in the past for alleged ties to armed Islamist groups. The sales will boost fighter production for both companies.

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US Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi 9/11 bill becomes law

Legal experts told ABC News that JASTA, which. JASTA would allow 9/11 victims' families to sue Saudi Arabia for its role in supporting the attackers in the lead-up to the attacks. Both the House and Senate voted decisively to reverse Obama's decision to scuttle the legislation. Some did revive an oft-repeated complaint about Obama's approach to dealing with Congress.

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Lady Gaga confirmed for Super Bowl LI halftime show

History will probably remember this show more for Beyonce's performance and some of the reaction that it generated. "We're happy there is so much excitement about the show". Gaga is far from the first pop megastar to perform recently at the Halftime Show, as Katy Perry had a memorable set that recently included an awkward-dancing shark.

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White House Spokesman Compares Congress to Children After Veto Override

Saudi Arabia could also respond by canceling contracts with US businesses and urging its Gulf Arab neighbors to reassess their cooperation with Washington on counterterrorism. They also warn that it could trigger lawsuits from people in other countries seeking redress for injuries or deaths caused by military actions in which the US may have had a role.

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Dr. Phil to interview 'Making a Murderer' subject Steven Avery

Avery called his fiancée, Las Vegas legal secretary Lynn Hartman , from prison for the segment, according to a press release. Avery, who met Hartman face-to-face only two weeks ago, adds that he wants to get married if he's freed. Avery's nephew Brendan Dassey was also convicted in Halbach's murder and after the release of the documentary in December 2015, hundreds of thousands of outraged viewers questioned both men's convictions.

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Peter Berg's 'Deepwater Horizon' Never Leaves the Shallows

Mike, what is that? "So if someday Jimmy Harrell says, 'Why didn't you call me?' - I'll say, 'I tried!'" It took eight months to create and 85 welders. "Gentlemen, I hate to say this: That is a bad test", Mr. Jimmy says. Eleven people were killed after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which caused the worst oil spill in U.S.

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Mickelson believes US team better prepared

Just what he is doing isn't quite clear, though he and Phil Mickelson did entertain players Monday night in the team room with tales of their disastrous pairing in the 2004 Ryder Cup. It's obviously not the thoughts of myself and of the team and of captain Darren (Clarke). "I feel bad", said Mickelson. US captain Davis Love III said Mickelson was only trying to set the record straight because “some analysts just keep bringing it up over and over and over again, ” though Mickelson ...

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Beyonce Reveals Ivy Park's Fall 2016 Collection in New Video

She send out a minute-long video of herself kicking ass, along with a voice-over v reminiscent of her Lemonade visual album, inspiring us to get out there and werk . We also get shots of her lovely family when Bey explains just how she's able to mentally push all the way through when her body wants to quit on her like the OG members of Destiny's Child.

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Kim Kardashian West's prankster explains actions

That's right, although it is hard to believe, the Ukrainian Vitalii Sediuk, with an unquenchable thirst for fame, taunted the security of Kim Kardashian as she was leaving her luxury auto in Paris, to give her a kiss on her well-appreciated booty .

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Wahlberg hopes lessons are learned from Deepwater Horizon film

Overall, there's something discomfiting about this tragedy becoming a multiplex spectacle - too soon, perhaps? - but " Deepwater Horizon " is slick entertainment that works like a well-oiled machine. Working from a New York Times piece that broke down the bad decisions leading to the worst environmental disaster in North American history, director Peter Berg reverse-engineers the 2010 explosion that killed 11 and injured 17, out of a crew of 126.

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Minister: 32000 people arrested since failed coup in Turkey

Erdogan said that no one had the right to intervene in Turkey's domestic issues or criticize a possible extension of the state of emergency . Turkey insists on the extradition of Gulen under the treaty between the two countries. Bozdag said that authorities took calculated measures against prisoners escaping immediately after the failed coup . Turkish media reports say the authorities plan to build 174 new prisons over the next five years, which would increase the country's current ...

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FBI Investigating Abuse Allegations

Pitt knew the marriage was in trouble and had been in counseling "to try to figure out how to make things better" for the kids, says a source in Pitt's circle. She is seeking physical custody of their six children. "Good lord, tons of people go into treatment programmes and get help". "The law does not allow us to confirm or deny the subjects or content of our investigations", children's services spokesman Armand Montiel told USA TODAY.

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British Royal Kids Make Rare Appearance in Canada

The Princess arrived in her mother's arms, the Duchess looking typically elegant in a cream Chloe dress and rope-sided nude wedges from United Kingdom high street store Monsoon , while George was holding onto Daddy's hand as the family walked down the steps from the house, ready to party.

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Kim Kardashian Narrowly Avoids Prank Assault in Paris

Just a week ago, he also accosted model Gigi Hadid during Milan Fashion Week. This time, he lunged at Kim on the street and tried to kiss her butt, but thankfully her quick-thinking security team wrestled him to the ground. So I had to come out with an idea very fast. Kim rolled up to her front row seat in a scandalous dress that you could see right through - and she seemingly didn't care! At the time, he allegedly told the Daily Mail , "I hope Kim is okay and won't be mad at ...


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