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A Missed Opportunity in 'The Birth of a Nation'

Based on last year's best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins, this thriller concerns a young woman (Emily Blunt) who, while riding on the train to work, comes to believe she's seen something shady occur in one of the homes by which she passes-and, shortly thereafter, finds herself at the center of a tangled mystery.

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Trump 'temperamentally unfit' to be president: Clinton after his Twitter tirade

Speaking to a late afternoon rally in Coral Springs , Florida, she mocked Mr. Trump's early morning tweet storm and called it a "meltdown". Clinton and her campaign attacked Trump on Twitter , Friday, too. Still more Trump footage finds its way into dozens of ads by Priorities USA, a super PAC backing Clinton. Most Republican leaders long ago gave up hope that Trump would make a full-scale pivot into a more palatable politician in the general election.

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Bill Clinton Trashes Obamacare At Event, Calls It 'Crazy System'

Days of unflattering headlines and memories of Clinton's past scandals followed. There were some protesters present around the line into the Clinton event. And despite a few controversies, he's mostly been an effective behind-the-scenes player. Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, used the website TweetElect.com , which aggregates tweets on the 2016 presidential election, to analyse whether tweets were favouring Trump, Clinton or ...

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Paul McCartney, Neil Young rock Desert Trip together

A highlight was " Down By the River ", which became an extended 10-minute jam, with Young shredding his well-worn Les Paul. After that mashup wrapped, Young stayed on stage, eliciting gleeful squeals from the crowd. But where Coachella is aimed at millennials, Desert Trip targets more affluent baby boomers who grew up with the festival's featured rockers. Nineteen-year-old McKenna Haner came with two teenage pals to see Paul McCartney, who is playing later Saturday night.

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'Iron Fist' Gets First Offical Teaser Trailer & Sigourney Weaver Joins 'Defenders'!

And honestly when Marvel announced they were making Daredevil , Jessica Jones , Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders shows for Netflix , Iron Fist was by far my most anticipated. Oh and Sigourney Weaver will apparently play the big baddie in The Defenders . No information was given or alluded to as to who she will play, but the guesses are already piling up.

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How to Watch Tonight's Second 2016 Presidential Debate

CNN and ABC have promised to consider (not necessarily ask) the 30 most popular questions for inclusion in the debate. The debate will start at 9 p.m., and will continue for 90 minutes without commercial interruption. If you happen to find yourself away from the comfort of your own home and need to watch on your smartphone, Twitter will be livestreaming Bloomberg TV's feed .

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GOP Voters Not Following Trump-Abandoning Elites

Trump, who spent Saturday hunkered down in his NY skyscraper, tweeted that he would not yield the Republican nomination under any circumstances: "The media and establishment want me out of the race so badly - I WILL NEVER DROP OUT OF THE RACE, WILL NEVER LET MY SUPPORTERS DOWN!" Watch how Clinton and Trump refine their arguments for the sequel to their first tax debate.

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Caitlyn Jenner Finally Reacts To Kim Kardashian Robbery

Kardashian has two little kids at home and the important thing is that she's around to tuck them into bed every night. Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld said the 35-year-old should not have been surprised she was targeted after sharing pictures of her "wealth" on the internet and then staying in accommodation without heightened security (as her bodyguard Pascal Duvier was out minding other Kardashian siblings at the time).

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May pledges path towards 'new centre ground' of British politics

Expectations that the United Kingdom will be a drag on global growth, limiting the scope for the USA central bank to raise interest rates, has also encouraged investors to suspend plans to invest in government bonds in favour of stocks and shares, lifting London and other major exchanges.

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Watch The Defenders Get Introduced at New York Comic Con

During the panel Sigourney came out on stage alongside the stars of The Defenders, including Charlie Cox , Krysten Ritter , Finn Jones and Mike Colter . The character Weaver will be playing was not announced, nor was a release date for The Defenders , which has not yet started production. Loeb did not give any information on the identity of Weaver's character.

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians is "on hold indefinitely"

Keeping Up With the Kardashians is now in its 12th season - the midseason finale of the show aired on September 3. Kim Kardashian West with bodyguard Pascal Duvier . The TV and social media star, wearing a baseball cap and a white hoodie that partially obscured her face, was holding daughter North as she got into a waiting SUV on Thursday.

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Mike Pence says he won't "condone" or "defend" Trump remarks

Pence for president on Election Day". "I pledge to be a better man tomorrow". Before this move, the RNC's field staff prioritized Trump , meaning that they would focus first on turning out voters for Trump , even if that meant those voters may not support GOP candidates down the ballot.

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Giants vs. Packers, Week 5

Jason Wilde takes a look at the second-year defensive back for the Wisconsin State Journal. The most recent contest came in 2013 with the Packers falling 27-13 in NY. And, of course let's not forget, Giants head coach Ben McAdoo used to be the Packers quarterbacks coach. He finished with six catches for 32 yards and a score.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Spoofs 'Stranger Things,' 'Hamilton' on 'SNL'

On the other hand, SNL was also fortunate enough to have Lin-Manuel Miranda hosting this week. He also sang about current presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Kate McKinnon is the brightest star of this SNL season, and she was clearly not going to let Miranda overshadow her: In the episode's most inventive piece of Trump commentary, McKinnon took on the role of campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.

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"The Girl on the Train" (R)

She's playing Rachel, a British woman living in NY state ( Blunt's use of her natural accent, barely noted in the film, highlights the character's isolation) whose life is a godawful mess. Not every book makes for a good movie - not even those page turners that seem cinematic as you read them. This before she inherits the Mary Poppins role in the musical, " Mary Poppins Returns".

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NYPD official: Don't fear the creepy clowns

The clowns were first reported in Greenville, South Carolina, where several children told authorities that a group of clowns offered them money to follow them into the woods. While it isn't illegal to dress as a clown, they said it is illegal to do so with the intent of causing alarm and law enforcement. He said a true clown's job is to engage people, make them laugh and change their day for the better.

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Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon Return to 'SNL' as Sought-After Philly Voters

Jost asked the pair who they were voting for and they replied that they thought both candidates "are bad". "Everyone thinks you love Trump". It was such a flawless cameo that I nearly didn't even notice Fey and Fallon's appearance was out of the ordinary - because I guess the Fallon and Fey years have truly endured.

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Second presidential debate: How to watch on CNN

The 2005 tape with Trump's vulgar comments about women will come up in the first segment of the debate Sunday night, CNN first reported on Sunday. Both candidates will be asked to address the subject, though, CNN said , quoting an ABC source.

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Hillary Clinton Wall Street speech transcripts leaked in hack blamed on Russia

Bernie Sanders and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The excerpts highlighted by the aide included comments on two front-burner election issues - Wall Street regulation and trade - on which Clinton has been on the defensive at times .

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Hillary Clinton's controversial paid bank speeches leaked

Wikileaks published the Clinton emails just hours after the US government accused Russian Federation of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations. The excerpts appear to show Mrs. Clinton taking a more friendly attitude toward financial firms than she does on the campaign trail. "Running for office in our country takes a lot of money, and candidates have to go out and raise it", Clinton said.

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Polls: Clinton leads Trump by double-digits in PA

Trump has seen tremendous political fallout since the video, taped by NBC's "Access Hollywood", was released. Slight majorities in each state, 54 percent in OH and 51 percent in Pennsylvania, said the tape did not change their view of Trump, while 44 percent in OH and 47 percent in Pennsylvania said it made them think worse of Trump, though most in the latter groups were not supporting him beforehand.

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Watch SNL's Kate McKinnon turn into Eleven for a Stranger Things parody

Said black kid's parents, played by Kenan Thompson and Leslie Jones, pop us as the kids are out in the woods searching for the monster from the upside down. Maybe we'll get a better understanding of the Upside Down dimension. Lucas tries to explain to them all of the risky things that inhabit the Stranger Things universe, like the Demogorgon, but Thompson declares, "You don't have go looking for scary things; they find us".

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Republicans calling on Donald Trump to step down as nominee

However, despite a growing number of people within the Republican Party suggesting Trump should be replaced with Pence, the nominee told The Wall Street Journal "there is zero chance I'll quit". The release of the recording and ensuing backlash nearly completely overshadowed the release of hacked emails from inside the Hillary Clinton campaign that revealed the contents of some of her previously secret paid speeches to Wall Street.

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Security tight as Kim Kardashian leaves NY after robbery

News video and photos showed Kardashian , 35, her face partly hidden by a hoodie and baseball cap, getting into a vehicle with her two young children and rapper husband Kanye West. It's one of the longest-running reality TV shows of all time, but the cameras have stopped rolling on Keeping Up With The Kardashians for the foreseeable future.

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The Grotesque History of Donald Trump's Sexual Comments About His Daughter

And here he is in 2004: Stern asks Trump if he can call Ivanka "a piece of ass", to which Trump responds in the affirmative. While being interviewed for a September 2004 show, the billionaire businessman told Stern that his daughter Ivanka was handsome, who at the time was 22 years old.

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Panthers QB Cam Newton ruled out for Monday night's game

Newton's numbers aren't bad, but now he'll get to sit back and just take things in from the sidelines, something we've only seen him do twice in his National Football League career. Not only did Carolina lose to their NFC South rival Atlanta Falcons 48-33, but superstar quarterback Cam Newton was knocked out of the game in what can only be described as an absolutely devastating development.

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Donald Trump apologises for vulgar comments on women

The real estate mogul reduced the comments to "some foolish things", accusing Clinton of bullying and her husband, former President Bill Clinton , of abusing women. The tape, shot on a bus by Access Hollywood and obtained by Washinton Post includes Trump talking about trying to sleep with a married woman, and groping and kissing women without consent.

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Nationals v Dodgers Game Two playoff postponed by rain

The Nationals-Dodgers series is the first in Major League Baseball postseason history with two black managers, but Washington's Dusty Baker and LA's Dave Roberts are also now the only two black skippers in the sport. Andrew Toles led off with a single and worked his way around to score on an RBI single by Chase Utley . "When starters go five (innings), we never complain about it", Jansen said.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Calls Out Twitter Trolls Over Kim Kardashian Robbery

Early on Monday, Kardashian West flew back home to NY to be with her husband. Kim reportedly had friends over before the incident occurred. Per our sister site Variety , Kardashian West was found unharmed after being held up in her Paris loft on October 2 by a group of masked men posing as cops.

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Reports identify alleged beer-throwing Blue Jays fan after police release photo

The man police say threw a beer can at a Baltimore outfielder during Tuesday's dramatic wild-card game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Orioles has been charged . A video seen by The Associated Press appears to show Pagan throwing it. "Police have been working hand-in-hand with the Rogers Centre and they've received information, which is the photograph that has been released late last night, and working together we've identified the person that we're looking for".

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5 reasons why every MS Dhoni fan must watch his biopic

The Untold Story, the upcoming Bollywood biopic on the country's star cricketer-skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, will get one of the widest releases in 4,500 screens across 60 countries, according to its makers. Distributed by Fox Star Studios and produced by Fox star jointly with Inspired Entertainment and Arun Pandey, in association with Friday Film Works, the movie is directed by Neeraj Pandey, who earlier directed the famous "A Wednesday".

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Here's What Anupam Kher Wants Pakistani Actors To Do!

The actor had said that there is a difference between a terrorist and an artist. Don't pay attention to our (actors) talks as we are common and fake people. "The nation comes first". Separately, political party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has called for all Pakistani artistes to leave India and that their films be banned.

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Prince William and Kate Finish Canadian Tour in Victoria, British Columbia

It was a donation of C$100,000 that will go to two charities in Canada, benefiting indigenous people and immigrants. Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, also fell foul of the Prince who previously refused his high five. "We feel very lucky to have been able to introduce George and Charlotte to Canada", Prince William said in a statement . As the largest commonwealth realm, where the Queen is head of state, Kensington Palace said this tour was about the Duke and Duchess building relations with a ...

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Local Political Science Professors Say VP Debate Unlikely to Sway Undecided

He has since said he would prioritize deporting people in the country illegally who have committed crimes and those who have arrived recently or overstayed visas. The total audience is 56 percent smaller than the record 84.4 million who watched the first face-off between major-party presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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Amid leaked audio controversy, Donald Trump says he will 'never' quit race

Trump's security guard and his PR person..." The Los Angeles Times reported last month that managers at Trump's golf club in southern California knew the NY developer only wanted good-looking women on staff. Election Day is November 8. "When I heard the comments yesterday, it was disappointing to hear such objectification of women", she said. I've said and done things I regret, and the words released today on this more than a decade-old video are one of them.


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