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Everton target Witsel staying put

The Belgian player, Axel Witsel, linked with Juventus , Inter and Everton , revealed to R-Sport he chose to remain at Zenit St. Petersburg: "I'll remain here for one more season, it's the best choice for me". Still, never say never. The pivot position has been in such demand over this summer's transfer season that even a mediocre showing at the Euro 2016 has not dropped Witsel's stock in the market.

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Exes Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas Exchange Sweet Birthday Messages

On Tuesday, Antonio posted a picture of him and Melanie embracing their daughter Stella, 19, who bears a resemblance to Melanie with her fair hair and complexion. "I'm having a very introspective time right now", she said while attending the Crown Media party for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills.

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President Obama unveils 'encore' summer playlist

Actually, make that plural-Obama dropped a pair of playlists to have you covered for the daytime and nighttime . This is the second time Obama has released his favorite songs on Spotify.

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Man arrested after scaling Trump Tower with suction cups

Emergency services detailed the nearly three-hour operation in which crews tried to isolate the climber, after first trying to talk him down through a vent on the 5th floor. "As for anyone else who´s watching, please help make this video go viral so that it gets to Mr Trump and be sure to get out and vote for Mr Trump in the 2016 election", the young man added.

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Kendall Jenner Talks Caitlyn's Transition: It Is Definitely a Gnarly Experience

Kendall Jenner's enjoyed a myriad of accolades over the course of her modeling career, but none compares to the cover she just landed. In a little video in celebration of Kendall Jenner gracing the cover of the september issue of " Vogue ", the supermodel's family pretends not to acknowledge her cover.

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Margot Robbie wants Harley Quinn, Joker spinoff movie

Following the record opening weekend , now the success for Suicide Squad continues as the movie breaks the Monday August box office record as well. With the film ending on a cliffhanger, a sequel to " Suicide Squad " may be on the cards.

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Jared Leto Wants a Joker Standalone Movie

The Neighbours alum was, of course, referring to the large chunk of cuts made to the pair's screen time, and in particular Jared Leto's which led Rolling Stone to refer to his 15 minute role as "a glorified walk-on". It did not have any memorable jokes or one-liners, the fight scenes and soundtrack were somewhat bland and ultimately I think this is a movie most people will not want to watch a few times.

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Margot Robbie is pushing for a Harley Quinn spin-off

Sony initially said it was going to make more " Ghostbusters " movies, but now those plans look doubtful. Many aspects of Jared Leto's Joker in Suicide Squad remain controversial, from his casting itself, to his performance, to the amount of screentime he received, but the one that's dogged the character from the beginning is his distinctive tattoos and adorned teeth.

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Ed Sheeran Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Marvin Gaye

Previous reports say that 70 percent of Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard's hit song "Amazing" in 2014 was incorporated to Sheeran's "Photograph". "The melodic, harmonic and rhythmic compositions of "Thinking" are substantially and/or strikingly similar to the drum composition from 'Let's, '" said the lawsuit filed Tuesday in a USA federal court in NY.

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Turkey attaches in Greece 'fled to Italy' after coup

Turkey has blamed the July 15 coup attempt on officers loyal to a US -based Muslim cleric who it says have infiltrated the military. Mr Cavusoglu told Turkish private broadcaster NTV the deadline for Turkish diplomats recalled to Ankara as part of investigations into the attempted coup expired on Thursday.

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Aisha Tyler Promoted to Series Regular on 'Criminal Minds'

At the Television Critics Association press tour this morning, CBS president Glenn Geller made the announcement that Aisha Tyler would be joining as a series regular , Variety reports. Mr. Scratch was introduced in Season 10. The BAU team needs all the help it can get considering they are minus one agent now with Derek Morgan's (Shemar Moore) exit.

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Police capture man who climbed Trump Tower

A New York Police officer watches as a man attempts to scale Trump Tower, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in New York . Huge crowds gathered at the foot of the building along Fifth Avenue as the incident unfolded, and cheers went up when the plucky protestor was gobbled up by waiting law enforcement.

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Leslie Jones Is Our Life Coach

Hopefully her more official role won't keep her from tweeting her unofficial videos. She replied: "Hmmmm don't play cause y'all need me!" The video also features Jones' personal Snapchat filter, which says "Slay all day" underneath her name and a cartoon of her decked out in the American flag.

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Pride Toronto executive director resigns

When Black Lives Matter Toronto held up the march for half an hour and presented a list of demands including the "removal of all police floats/booths", Chantelois signed off on the request, but later changed his position . 'In the coming weeks, Pride Toronto will begin the search for a new executive director '. However, they staged a sit-in midway during the parade and demanded Chantelois sign-off a list of demands.

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Turkey and Russian Federation agree to build Syria mechanism

The shoot-down, which Putin called a "treacherous stab in the back", brought relations to a freezing point, where they remained for seven months, until Erdogan apologized to Russian Federation in June. However, the USA says it still is reviewing the request. President Barack Obama's administration has strongly denied that. The meeting comes amid growing strains in Ankara's ties with the West after a failed military coup in Turkey in which 230 people were killed.

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Britney Spears Delivers a Song for Your Next Night Out With "Clumsy"

Here, croaking, stifled, fragmentary synths dance while a rhythm claps itself into existence, until an "oops" cues a drop, and Spears sings of "bumping into you" and "Bangin' all over this bedroom".

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Rio scrutiny intense as Hosszu homes in on swimming history

American Maya DiRado, who swims at Stanford, finished second for the silver medal, but she still finished almost five seconds behind Hosszu. Hosszu was out fast, going under her own World Record time in the fly. Hosszú was the ostensible favorite, however, after taking gold in the women's 100-meter backstroke and 400-meter individual medley earlier this Olympics.

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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to Serve Original 14 Year Sentence

The resentencing hearing followed a decision from the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which tossed five of the 18 counts on which Blagojevich had been convicted and ordered the former governor be resentenced. Prosecutors argued, however, that Blagojevich "is the same man who appeared before [Zagel] in 2011". Bonamici conceded that seeing Blagojevich's kids in court was "heartbreaking", but added, "we can't forget the people of IL".

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Hillary's Acceptance Speech Was Actually All About Donald Trump

The shoot-from-the-hip billionaire believes he can make headway in those states with blue-collar white men, a demographic that has eluded Clinton and was unlikely to be swayed by a convention that heavily celebrated racial and gender diversity.

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'Criminal Minds': Thomas Gibson Suspended From Show After Allegedly Kicking Producer

Whoa! The 54-year-old, who has portrayed Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Aaron Hotchner since the show began in 2005, was directing and acting a scene in July (16) when he got involved in a dispute with one of the writers and the argument turned physical when Gibson allegedly kicked him in the leg.

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Rio organizers explain why Olympics pools turned green

There have been tons of issues with the Rio Olympics, but the oddest so far is the Olympic diving pools turning bright green . The water continued to be a hot topic of discussion between divers in the lead-up to Wednesday's men's 3-meter synchronized springboard event.

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Australia men's basketball has 'something special'; US next

Although the Boomers eventually went down 98-88, the message has well and truly been sent to the rest of the world that Australia means business and will not be intimidated or out-worked by anyone. "They've always played, first of all, with great spirit and togetherness. But we're gonna go out there and give it our all and try to shake up the world".

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Indian activist known as 'Iron Lady' ends 16-year hunger strike

Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila sits inside an ambulance as she arrives at a court in Imphal, August 9, 2016. Quoted by Zee News , she said: "I have been fasting for 16 years and not got anything from it". The Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in effect in Indian-ruled Kashmir and northeastern areas wracked by separatist rebellions. "I need power.

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Mystery Solved: Why Rio's Olympic Diving Pool Turned Green

Rio spokesman Mario Andrada said he believed that a "proliferation of algae" had been to blame at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, while global diving chiefs claimed to be unaware what had created the problem. "It should go back to classic blue colour during the day". But it looks like the water is still presenting a problem for Olympians. United States men's water-polo team captain Tony Azvedo told the Washington Post: "I could barely open my eyes for the final quarter (in his ...

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Phelps claims 21st Olympic Medal

Meanwhile, India who won six medals in the London Games - their best tally ever - have so far failed to win a single medal in the first week of the Rio Olympics. Fortunately, fellow American Conor Dwyer, who swum the first leg, happily lent his cap to the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. Fortunately, I didn't have to because the next day, Phelps kicked le Clos's butt.

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IEA cuts oil demand growth forecast for 2017

In the USA, which accounts for more than a third of the developed world's inventories, preliminary July data showed a rise of 14.5 million barrels to 1.39 billion barrels, or about 8 per cent above last year's level and about 20 per cent above the five-year average.

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Margot Robbie lobbying for Harley Quinn spinoff

In Suicide Squad, a blink-and-you-miss-it appearance of Harley's criminal record onscreen revealed that she was an "accomplice" in the murder of Robin. Of course, Suicide Squad might not be the only place we see characters in the film as the interconnected universe of films is built. No matter what you may think of Suicide Squad , you can rest assured that, at the very least, the film now playing in theaters is the exact version that the director wanted out there (for better or worse).

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Steve Kerr Defends Kevin Durant's Decision To Join Golden State Warriors

It's also not a stretch to imagine that he simply wanted to play in Golden State's free-wheeling, shoot-anything-whenever-and-wherever style of offense. Durant had sinking feelings after the July 4 announcement that he would join the Warriors and leave the only National Basketball Association team he had known after nine seasons, anchoring him to the bed in a rented house in the Hamptons.

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Canada terror suspect dead after police operation

Last year, federal authorities were so suspicious Aaron Driver might have ties to a terrorist group that he bounced in and out of jails and courtrooms for months, all without any actual charges ever being laid - and he had no criminal record at the time.

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Katy Perry Flashes Her Butt in 'Cheeky' Cycling Photo

Just last week, Bloom nearly broke the internet when photos surfaced of him paddleboarding in his birthday suit, and now his pop star girlfriend is getting in on the action. The Prism album hit-maker reportedly loves every moment with and don't want any tag to their relationship. It really is the best case scenario for both not to be married right now.

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Who actually created ISIS? Donald Trump makes an astonishing claim

He's the founder of ISIS. "Co-founder. Crooked Hillary Clinton ". Mr Trump also referred to the president by his full name: Barack Hussein Obama. "Now we learn she has accepted money from a company linked to ISIS", Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said in a statement.

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Trump denies reported meeting with Secret Service over gun advocacy comments

Trump has long blamed Obama and his former secretary of state - Clinton - for pursuing Mideast policies that created a power vacuum in Iraq that was exploited by IS, another acronym for the group. He suggested that without voter ID laws, the chances of a "rigged system" could increase. Trump once again addressed Clinton's emails to chants of "Lock her up!" from the crowd.

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Michael Phelps Wins Gold Medals 20 and 21

Phelps and Lochte have each medaled in the 200 IM in the last three Olympics. He will compete in the prelims (1:16pm ET) and semis (10:34pm ET) for the 100m butterfly, and will try for his fourth gold medal of this Olympics in the final of the Men's 200m Individual Medley.

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Ryan says his win doesn't mean Trump will lose

Ryan was defeating businessman Paul Nehlen by an 85-15 margin as of late Tuesday evening. In July, Nehlen held a press conference outside Ryan's Janesville, Wisconsin, home with mothers of children who had been killed by undocumented immigrants.

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Of Course Hillary Wants to 'Abolish' the Second Amendment

Dan Rather , formerly of CBS Evening News and now host of The Big Interview on AXS TV, published a Facebook post Wednesday eviscerating Trump for his comments that "Second Amendment people" may be able to "do" something about Hillary Clinton .


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