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Duterte, to Xi, hails 'springtime' in China ties

Manila's Treasury Secretary Ramon Lopez said the two countries will sign $13.5 billion in deals before the visit wraps up on Friday. According to The Philippine Star , the tough-talking leader known for his colourful vocabulary and devil-may-care attitude, even said Wednesday ahead of his meeting with Xi that he would wait for China to raise the South China Sea issue out of "courtesy" to his host.

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Yemen missile launch, Saudi-led air strike strain truce

A ceasefire brokered by the United Nations took effect late on Wednesday, raising hopes of an end to a war that has devastated the Arab world's poorest country and left it on the verge of starvation. Fighting then escalated, until an October 8 coalition air strike which the United Nations said killed more than 140 people and wounded at least 525 at a funeral in Sanaa.

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Rape acquittal row sidestepped at Birth Of A Nation premiere

The Girl On The Train appealed significantly to female moviegoers, who made up 68% of the audience. The film arrived with baggage tied to its director and star, Parker, after a summer when the 36-year-old had to answer questions about his past.

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Gabrielle Union to Birth of a Nation holdouts: 'I absolutely understand'

The big screen adaptation of Paula Hawkins' bestselling crime thriller, directed by Tate Taylor and starring Emily Blunt as a drunk divorcee, easily cruised to the number one spot in its opening weekend, taking $9.4 million (£7.6 million) on Friday (07Oct16) alone.

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Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

The 2017 Nominees for induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of fame are out. In another post, he wrote: "If there is still a part of that band that remembers how hard we worked, how much blood and how much sweat". The full list of nominees includes Bad Brains , Chaka Khan, Chic , Depeche Mode, ELO, the J. Geils Band , Jane's Addiction, Janet Jackson, Joan Baez , Joe Tex , Journey , Kraftwerk , MC5, Pearl Jam , Steppenwolf, the Cars , Zombies, Tupac Shakur and Yes.

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Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump would be Putin's 'puppet'

Trump is always right (according to Trump), Clinton is always wrong (according to Trump) and Twitter users were on point with their hilarious memes and tweets (according to me). There are now just 19 days until America goes to the polls. "And the reason they blame Russian Federation is that they are trying to tarnish me with Russian Federation".

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Tim Laman, National Geographic photographer, wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

It is the most prestigious wildlife photography competition in the world. The striking shot shows an endangered Bornean orangutan scaling a tree high above the Indonesian rainforest. The winning images touch our hearts, and challenge us to think differently about the natural world'. Ninety-nine images from the contest will go on display at the museum beginning October 21.

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Pak-West Indies: Dubai Test Enters Decisive Phase on Day 5

In their pursuit, West Indies' Johnson and Bravo put on 60 runs for the second wicket after Kraigg Brathwaite was clean bowled by Amir with the total on 27. "It was a good Test and good for the Test cricket with everything in it", said Misbah after the victory. The dapper left hander went out to battle from ball one and only left after ball 487, as he battled to save the Isles of the Caribbean against a rampant Pakistan assault.

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Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Concert Tickets On Sale Oct. 28

The Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 will launch April 7 in New Orleans. McGraw's biggest hits include "I Like It, I Love It" and "Don't Take the Girl" while Hill struck with songs such as "This Kiss", "The Way you Love Me" and "Breathe". It'll also mark Faith Hill's first tour since 2007. Hill and McGraw began touring together in 2000 with their record-breaking " Soul2Soul " tour, becoming that year's top grossing and most successful USA tour.

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Company reminds Galaxy S7 owners their devices are safe — Samsung FIRE WARNING

To cover the cost from the Note 7, Samsung plans to focus on other premium smartphone brands such as the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. After a recall problem with the large-sized Galaxy Note 7 turned into a full-blown crisis, Samsung announced earlier this week that it was scrapping the model entirely, a devastating move for a company that prides itself on the quality production of cutting-edge technology.

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Kim Kardashian West wants quiet birthday celebration

By Kim's side for four years, Shep was charged with making the announcement to fans: "Hey guys". According to a source who chatted with People , Kim "is still having a hard time", which has resulted in her cancelling all public appearances and rarely being seen outside of her LA home.

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Tom Cruise acts out his entire film career in just nine minutes

In " Never Go Back ", the bad guys are one-dimensional caricatures and the lone wolf is driven by protecting a teenager whom he insists from the start isn't his daughter. We knew he could be an action star because of the Mission: Impossible movies, but it's one thing to be a gadget-wielding super-spy, and it's another to be a cold, steely-eyed drifter who's tough as nails.

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Biggest Online Moments From Final Presidential Debate

Trump said that while Clinton has an advantage of experience, she's not used it effectively. Under existing law, Trump said, "You can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just prior to the birth of the baby". Despite her brothers' high-profile roles in the campaign, Ivanka said, "I don't express my views on policy, with one exception as it relates to child care and advocating for women because...

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Rolling Stones Vocalist Mick Jagger Suffers 'Bad Laryngitis'

Jagger is now under doctor's orders to rest his voice in the meantime. The Rolling Stones haven't yet announced if or when they'll reschedule the concert, and ticket holders are encouraged to wait for official information about plans for the show before getting refunds.

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Target Announces Spring Collaboration with Victoria Beckham

Beckham said: "Working with Target has been a really exciting process, and this partnership allows us to share the essence of Victoria, Victoria Beckham with more people than ever before", reported Business Wire . "Inspired by my VVB collection, coming April 2017 x vb #VBxTarget ", alongside a photo of her wearing a crisp menswear-inspired white button-down shirt and black slacks.

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Spotlight on Clinton's Goldman Sachs speeches

But the releases, which have come daily for the last week, are impacting Clinton's campaign by forcing her aides to constantly comment on emails written long before Clinton ran for president. Some excerpts of Clinton's speeches had already been released. "I had grown men cry", Clinton recalled. "There is no getting around it: Donald Trump is cheering on a Russian attempt to influence our election through a crime reminiscent of Watergate, but on a more massive scale", said Clinton spokesman ...

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There's a Kim Kardashian Robbery-Themed Halloween Costume

Predictably, once the costume started to go viral, people picked up on the insensitivity and called out Costumeish on Twitter . For a sampling of the roasting, check out the feed below. The owner of Decades Costume James Hall said he himself believes the costume to be politically incorrect, but admits he is not above selling it to someone else.

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I would deport 'bad hombres'

She said it was imperative for the country to maintain an open door for those who are running for their lives. This isn't the first time Trump has used the phrase. But after publicly waffling, Trump shifted his rhetoric and has said he would prioritize deporting risky undocumented immigrants but warned that he would not grant unilateral "amnesty" to any.

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Cubs even up series, Indians advance to World Series

Chicago has evened the NL Championship Series at two games apiece with a 10-2 drubbing of the Dodgers in Los Angeles . The result: three hits and three RBIs the rest of the night, including a homer leading off the fifth in his first turn with the bat.

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Donald Trump's 'Nasty Woman' Comment Gets Janet Jackson Mashup

Social media went wild when Trump called Clinton "a nasty woman" during her answer to how she would address mounting entitlement costs. He immediately heard from many on Twitter who used the term as a symbol of empowerment for women. But it appears the name had already been taken. "Madame President If You're Nasty". At which point Trump interjected: "Such a nasty woman". Because the internet is awesome, plenty of people have already turned Trump's latest offensive comment into something ...

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Donald Trump's flip-flop on accepting the results of the election

I'm not looking at anything now". In recent days, the political debate has turned to whether or not Trump would accept a transfer of power if he loses. On Wednesday, Las Vegas, Nevada hosted the final hour-and-a half presidential debate ahead of the election on November 8. He also misspoke repeatedly saying that babies were "ripped from the womb" at nine months in late-stage abortions.

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Fact checking presidential debate as candidates defend their careers

On Sunday night, Clinton endured a pummeling because she was ill-equipped to fend off Trump's highly personal attacks. Twenty-one percent expected him to do worse, according to the poll. The billionaire real-estate developer said that if he wins he will arrange for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate what he called her illegal activities, such as use and improper destruction of private emails while Clinton was secretary of state.

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Winter Park HS students connected to brutal beating of teen

He had been declared brain dead, but had few physical signs of trauma, police said. On Saturday night, by the time police arrived at the scene, the males involved had scattered and fled, police told the Sentinel. Smith said in the message: 'The tragedy that occurred in the community leading to our student's death leaves us all with many questions, and we are here to support students'.

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How to Watch 'Arrow' Season 5, Episode 3 Online

He still has a ways to go in the superhero-ing department, but getting him in the field was a great moment. Rene and Evelyn are on a secret recon mission to the warehouse where the drugs are being manufactured. The next day, Curtis and Felicity explain to Evelyn and Rory that Sampson survived. That's called being a liability at best and just plain bad at your job, at worst.

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Clinton won debate — CNN poll

The Republican nominee denied ever sexually assaulting women, but turned his fire on ex-President Bill Clinton in a bitter USA presidential debate. If Donald Trump's "debate prep" with three women who have accused Bill Clinton of sex crimes left you braced for an even uglier scene in Sunday night's debate, your instincts were right.

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Clinton is behind sexual assault allegations

Following outcry over Trump's comments, Eric Trump explained that Ivanka would never be sexually harassed because she was such a strong, powerful woman. The letter states that Trump's history with women would render him incapable of effectively addressing sexual assault within the USA military, which remains an alarming pervasive issue.

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Jennifer Lawrence Dating Much Older Director Darren Aronofsky

Mirror reports, the rumored couple are making things work despite long distance between them and Lawrence , who is Los Angeles-based is flying in and out of NY just to see her new boo. This will be the "Joy" actress' first public relationship since she split from Coldplay's Chris Martin - who has two children Apple, 12, and Moses, 10, with his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow - previous year following just four months of dating .

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Where to watch the Nintendo NX reveal

There were even staged leaks of the NX console, which were later found to be completely false. The video depicts a console gamer who disconnects a pair of small handheld controls from the sides of his console controller to click them into a portable screen as his dog demands a walk.

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'Black Mirror': Jodie Foster To Direct Rosemarie DeWitt In Season 4 Episode

The announcement comes ahead of the debut on the third season on October 21. In 1995, she directed her second film Home for the Holidays , which she also produced. Each stand-alone episode is a sharp, suspenseful tale exploring themes of contemporary techno-paranoia. The series has been recognized with an worldwide Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, a Rose D'Or and been nominated for a Bafta award.

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Poster and teaser videos for Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness

All of that said, I do not think you need to love Gore Verbinski to enjoy this trailer, which looks chilly and compellingly freaky. The film is A Cure For Wellness, that Verbinski came up for the idea with alongside writer Justin Haythe .

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Bob Dylan Finally Acknowledges His Nobel Prize, Kinda

On Friday he performed in Coachella, as part of the Desert Trip festival and was commended by The Rolling Stones, who performed after him, reported Telegraph. and for 54 years he has been at it, reinventing himself". "I have called and sent e-mails to his closest collaborators and received very friendly replies".

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Kanye West Blames "Tidal/Apple Bullshit" for Keeping Him Off Drake's 'VIEWS'

But when Drake released Views a few weeks later, Kanye and Jay had been wiped from "Pop Style", replaced by new verses from Drake with no explanation. "How hard we go". "Y'all ain't get what y'all was suppose to get with me and Drake because of some Tidal/Apple [Music] bullsh*t", Kanye yelled. You can blame Meek Mill too.

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The Accountant Dominates Weekend Box Office

Playing in 3,332 locations, its first weekend grosses are quite good, seeing as it was produced for little more than $40 million (not counting marketing costs). Though it didn't stick its landing with critics , Affleck's The Accountant , directed by Gavin O'Connor, pulled in an estimated $24.7 million from 3,332 screens to top the domestic chart.

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Burning Questions About the New 'Guardians' Trailer

The 90 second teaser also features Rocket (Bradley Cooper) and baby Groot (Vin Diesel). The first trailer for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 has finally hit the internet, and there's plenty of new stuff to ogle at. Rolling Stone added that fans won't miss anything from the first " Guardians of the Galaxy" movie especially the gang's sarcastic humor. We know that the new movie is sure to have a most epic and wonderful soundtrack for those creatures of the universe who ...

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Bob Dylan: Blowing in the Wind to Nobel Literature Prize

FILE - This July 22, 2012, file photo shows US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing onstage at "Les Vieilles Charrues" Festival in Carhaix, western France. Critics can argue whether "Visions of Johanna" is as literary as "Waiting for Godot", but Dylan's stature among musicians is unchallenged. Novelist Laila Lalami responded with, " Bob Dylan winning a Nobel in Literature is like Mrs Fields being awarded 3 Michelin stars", while fellow author Rabih Alameddine stated the slightly more ...


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