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Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan , the singer and songwriter, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Nobel Academy, told a news conference there was "great unity" in the panel's decision to give Dylan the prize.

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'Girl On the Train' Is No. 1, 'Birth of a Nation' Disappoints

The film's end credits were greeted with what one member described as "warm and very appreciative applause", and "each time Nate Parker's name came on the screen it got applause". Parker has long maintained his innocence, including in recent interviews on 60 Minutes , Good Morning America , and The Steve Harvey Show. Aunjanue Ellis, who played Nat Turner's mother, told BuzzFeed she was well aware of the conflicts audiences might have with the film.

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KJo sends another trilling message in KWK season 5 second promo

Koffee With Karan 5 is all set to premiere on November 6 at 9pm on Star World. "It's nothing short of a coup for Karan". The sensational talk show has always raised its standards with its new season. When she launched her book Mrs Funnybones, he was there to support her. In season 4, Akshay was grilled and grilled well by Johar, who openly confessed to have fallen in love with Twinkle back in his teenage days.

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Al Roker, Tamron hall adress Billy Bush's suspension

NBC suspended Billy Bush from Today last week, after a 2005 recording of Donald Trump surfaced. "NBC, which owns 'Access Hollywood , ' has suspended Billy for his role in that conversation pending further review", Hall continued.

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Several women accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault

Crooks' boyfriend at the time of the alleged assault told the newspaper, "I remember her saying, "I can't do anything to this guy because he's Donald Trump'". Webb, also interviewed by the Times , said of her sister: "She was very worked up about it". "I think it is pretty evident this story falls clearly in the realm of public service journalism, and discussing issues that arose from the tape and his comments since it surfaced", he said.

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Trump faces fresh accusations from women

The New York Times on Thursday responded to Republican nominee Donald Trump's threat of legal action with an eloquent response that in vernacular is akin to " bring it on ". "Recovery by Mr. Trump against The New York Times would be extremely hard", said Rodney Smolla, dean of Widener University's Delaware Law School .

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Nobel Economics Prize Awarded to Harvard Professor, MIT Educator

To understand their work, start with a pillar of economics that I teach on the first day of class: Incentives matter. Mr Hart was awarded for his work on contract theory, which studies how contracts allow people to deal with conflicting interests, on Monday.

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Times a-changin': Nobel jury says lyrics can be literature

Professor Seamus Perry, chair of the English Faculty at Oxford University, described Dylan as "one of the greats", adding: "He is, more than any other, the poet of our times, as Tennyson was of his, representative and yet wholly individual, humane, angry, funny, and tender by turn; really, wholly himself, one of the greats".

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Timeline: The recent sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump

Kasowitz has sent a letter to the Times saying the article is "reckless, defamatory and constitutes libel". Trump said the claims "are all fabricated". But in the days since the 2nd presidential debate , a series of women have come forward naming their own incidents with Trump. However, many women are coming forward and proving him wrong with their stories .

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Chris Rock to film 2 stand-up specials for Netflix

Netflix is set to pay the amusing some serious money - a record $ 40 million - for two standup comedy specials, sources told the Hollywood Reporter . Rock joins the likes of John Mulaney , Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Bo Burnham, Jim Jefferies, Iliza Shlesinger, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Tucker, Mike Epps, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, Ali Wong, Russell Peters, David Cross as notables who had their own Netflix specials.

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Salman Khan Throws His Weight Behind Pakistani Artists

It is the Indian government who gives them permits and visas", at a Being Human event. "The timing of his leaving the country can also be checked with the visa department of India". For the unversed, MNS' s ultimatum was following the terrorist attack at Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir that killed 19 Indian Army soldiers. The resolution came after Indian Army announced that seven terror launch pads were targeted across the border in Pakistan by special forces during a "surgical strike".

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John Mayer Bows Out Of Prince Tribute Concert

She says there "definitely" will be future concerts. From now through October 16, choose from fantastic subscription offers.... In addition to Wonder, Aguilera and Khan, the three hours of live music slated for the concert will include performances by Anita Baker, Tori Kelly, the R&B ensemble Mint Condition and members of two of Prince's backing bands - New Power Generation and 3rdEyeGirl.

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Republican Senators Who Urged Donald Trump to Step Aside Support Him Again

Trump's response to being abandoned by Ryan, the country's most senior elected Republican, has veered between saying he feels free now to campaign on his own terms and assailing Ryan and other "disloyal" Republicans. "It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to", Trump tweeted. McCain of Arizona, the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, pulled his endorsement of Trump following a Washington Post report on Friday about a 2005 ...

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Billy Bush leaving NBC amid fallout from Trump tape

Bush apologized the day the tape leaked, saying on Friday that he was "embarrassed and ashamed". In this September 26, 2016 photo released by NBC, co-host Billy Bush appears on the "Today" show in NY. NBC officials initially said that they had no plans to fire him but the backlash from the explosive tape was significant. "He always treated me with kindness [and] such respect", Hoover said.

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Bob Dylan's Nobel win stirs social media reaction

With songs like " Blowin' in the Wind " on behalf of the civil rights movement, Dylan made a difference, Ball said. A furious debate over Bob Dylan's artistic merits erupted after the defining songwriter of his era was named the surprise victor of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature.

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Bernie Sanders asks Obama to halt pipeline for full review

The nine protesters had unsuccessfully attempted to shut down oil pipelines in various USA states , the Associated Press reported. Opponents of the pipeline worry about potential impacts on drinking water on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and farther downstream, as well as destruction of cultural artifacts.

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Writers welcome Nobel for Bob Dylan

They were wrong. The academy's permanent secretary, Sara Danius, said while Dylan performs his poetry in the form of songs, that's no different from the ancient Greeks, whose works often were performed to music. Mick Hucknall, lead singer of the band Simply Red, praised Dylan as " greatest living poet ". "People thought I was insane or really out of line" to suggest that Dylan should be awarded such a prize.

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American singer Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

How does it feel to see Bob Dylan win the Nobel Prize for Literature? The Academy has in the past been known to push the limits of the definition of literature, honouring for example Winston Churchill in 1953 for his wartime speeches.

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Ravens fire Trestman, name Mornhinweg offensive co-ordinator

This time, though, the transition should be easier with veteran quarterbacks coach Marty Mornhinweg taking over for Marc Trestman , who was sacked on Monday. The former DE star couldn't argue with Kubiak because of Kubiak's impeccable resume. He preferred to utilize short passing routes instead. Meanwhile, the criticism is always the same of the coordinator, who is usually accused of not running the ball, throwing too many passes to the running backs out of the backfield and failing to ...

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Trump's Debate Denial Opens Floodgate Of Groping Allegations

The Trump campaign has recently gone accused Clinton of trying to silence women who had accused her husband, Bill Clinton , of sexual assault. Kaine said the latest allegations from several women who said Trump touched or kissed them without permission are "shocking".

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Putin asks Russians working worldwide to return home

New Zealand has given the 15-member United Nations Security Council a draft resolution demanding an end to all attacks that may kill civilians in Syria, particularly air strikes in Aleppo, just days after Russian Federation vetoed a similar text, reported Reuters .

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NY times lawyer 'happy to have a court' set Trump 'straight'

In a statement released Wednesday night following the report's publication, Trump campaign senior communication advisor Jason Miller, said , "This entire article is fiction, and for the New York Times to launch a completely false, coordinated character assassination against Mr.

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FBI Investigates Crash of Small Plane in CT

The official says the flight instructor described the student pilot to police investigators as disgruntled about learning to be a pilot. A federal official told the Associated Press that the crash appears to have been a suicide attempt, not a terrorist strike.

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Amazon offers new music streaming service at a lower price

But now the company says millions of members already streaming music through the limited Prime Music service each month. If you have not yet indulged and are not a member of Amazon Prime (which is dumb in all honesty, you really should be a member), the service is only $9.99 a month.

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Wells Fargo bank accounts' scandal leads to a major reshuffle

Stump's departure from the USA commercial and retail banking giant capped mounting public outrage after the bank admitted last month that employees had opened millions of deposit and credit card accounts in customers' names without their knowledge in order to meet sales quotas.

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Women Tell New York Times Trump Touched Them Inappropriately

She said she fled to the back of the plane and sat in the coach section. Crooks said she recounted the incident that day to her sister by phone and to her boyfriend that night, both of whom spoke to the Times . In a statement , Trump's campaign spokesman, Jason Miller, said "the entire article is fiction" and accused the newspaper of launching "a completely false, coordinated character assassination".

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Ronald McDonald sidelined by creepy clown sightings

The fast food chain made a decision to keep its famous red-haired, floppy-shoed clown mascot out of the public eye after menacing clown sightings have been reported across the USA since August, causing some arrests and school shutdowns. Multiple reports of scary clown sightings were emerged in other countries like England and Canada. McDonald's has not provided further details regarding the Ronald McDonalds' faith and its appearances in publicity campaigns.

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JK Rowling Says 'Fantastic Beasts' Franchise Will Span 5 Movies

This is an even bigger show of confidence than the Avatar series, which has four sequels already announced. At a global fan event on October 13, she joined the cast to break the news - and they didn't even know. The film marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, whose beloved HARRY POTTER books were adapted into the top-grossing film franchise of all time.

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Music guru hails Bob Dylan after Nobel Prize win

He says the the Swedish Academy have dubbed Dylan "the greatest living poet". From that time on, he would constantly reinvent himself - often enraging followers in the process - but then later winning them back and adding new admirers. The Nobel Prize in Literature was the last Nobel prize to be announced, after the prizes in economics medicine, physics, chemistry and the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Kim Kardashian Counseling Paris Robbery

Kim Kardashian is said to be so traumatised by her gunpoint robbery ordeal that she is undergoing therapy. In order to begin recovery and have her best shot at regaining her old life, we're glad to hear Kim is getting counseling . Mwangaguhunga refused to publish a retraction and an apology "for calling her a liar and a criminal", the lawsuit said. "North West is aware her mom is sad and not herself, but Kanye and Kim are trying not to talk about it around her".

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BBC Wales factual and drama jobs 'at risk' in restructure

BBC Studios makes programmes including Strictly Come Dancing and Doctor Who . It says savings of stg£1.6bn (€1.77bn) have already been made, mostly through productivity. Mark Linsey replaced Salmon and went on to change the structure of the operation under three verticals - scripted, factual, and entertainment, music and events.

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Vancouver home prices may have seen 'final hurrah,' Royal LePage says

The strongest Toronto-area growth was in the communities surrounding the city, with 10 out of 11 communities in the 905 area reporting double-digit growth, says the report from Royal LePage. "Consumer confidence suffered a direct hit when the federal government introduced new, more restrictive regulations in early October", said Soper.

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

Dylan is the first American victor of the Nobel literature prize since Toni Morrison in 1993. While many social media users were quick to praise the academy for selecting the singer-songwriter, others questioned his merits in the category.

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Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to succeed Thai King

Bhumibol had suffered from health problems for most of the past decade. During a reign that spanned 70 years Bhumibol became much more than Thailand's constitutional monarch. The nation is politically divided between a royalist establishment and the red-shirt followers of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was removed from power in a 2006 coup.

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Khloe Breaks Fam Silence After Robbery, Says Kim's "Not Doing Well"

The papers claim the Keeping up with the Kardashians star had previously demanded a retraction and an apology, but that the request had been ignored. Do you think Kim K is right to sue MediaTakeout .com for calling her a "liar" and a "thief?" .


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