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United Nations picks Wonder Woman as women's envoy; critics want Real Woman

From the comic book realm of Themyscira to New York City, Amazonian princess Wonder Woman aka Diana Prince was appointed Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls at the United Nations on October 21, 2016 . They modeled the whole thing after the new Wonder Woman , Gal Gadot , who is getting her own feature film in 2017. Another woman protestor said that Wonder Woman is a poor and was akin to "pop culture imperialism".

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Ranbir, Anushka celebrate Diwali with fans

Karan Johar has again hit gold with Ae Dil Hai Mushkil . " 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' - Friday Rs 13.30 crore". Its also possible that ADHM could beat the existing records of bollywood by earning 30 crores in single day as opening weekend collection.

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola highlights 'special' Sergio Aguero's importance

A first success in seven matches was accompanied by a nother positive for the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss as Sergio Aguero shrugged off speculation regarding his future by ending his six-game goal drought with a first-half double.

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Cleveland Indians beat Chicago Cubs to move one win from title

In the seventh, Coco Crisp delivered a pinch-hit double to lead off, and Rajai Davis was drilled by a pitch from Justin Grimm before Wood entered and surrendered the blast to Kipnis, who grew up in the suburbs of this city rooting for the Cubs .

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Clinton warns AT&T-Time Warner merger needs to be carefully monitored

And smaller media companies such as AMC Networks, Discovery Communications, and Scripps Networks Interactive could look for partners so they can get bigger and maintain their ability to command higher fees for their channels from distributors.

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Donald Trump outspending Hillary Clinton on TV advertising

Trump, a self-described billionaire who has recently as this week said he would give $100 million to his campaign , donated just under $31,000. Previously, he'd been contributing about $2 million a month to his presidential effort. The tracking poll by the Washington Post and ABC News shows Clinton leading by 48 points to Trump's 44. Silver acknowledged that the wide disparity among pollsters about the size of Clinton's lead - which has ranged from 1 to 14 points in recent days - is ...

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Jury Acquits Man Who's Accused Of Stalking Kendall Jenner

McKenzie will face a maximum of six months in jail for the misdemeanor trespassing charge; he has remained bars since his arrest in August. Prosecution reports have said the man tracked Kendall's movements for 15 months before being arrested outside her home.

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Lady Gaga's battle with 'negative thoughts'

Lady Gaga premiered the song Angel Down on Wednesday night (19Oct16) during a set at the New York Times/T Gala, where she was honoured for her contribution to the world of fashion. And thanks to the repetitive chorus, it's near impossible not to start singing by the time you get to the end of your first listen of the song. Gaga - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - sings on the track: "Can't wait to rev you up faster than you say Ferrari".

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Elvis Presley breaks record with 13th number one solo album

The latest No 1 comes a year after Elvis last topped the charts with If I Can Dream , also with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The Wonder Of You (Legacy/RCA/Sony), with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, debuts atop the Official Charts Company survey, his 13th bestseller, an achievement which puts him second only to The Beatles, who have 15.

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Nintendo reveals new console NX as Switch

Nintendo has given little detail on the GameCard, but their main press image shows the GameCard being slotted into the portable screen - most likely as the way you'll fire up and transport the games you want to play. The tablet part of the console seems like the heart of the console, with everything revolving around it. The trailer highlights some classic Nintendo games, including The Legend of Zelda , Super Mario Bros., and Mario Kart .

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Japanese golfer Matsuyama leads at WGC-HSBC Champions

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Kevin Streelman shot a 9-under 63 in almost ideal conditions to take the first-round lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship. The 24-year-old then started the back nine with a hat-trick of birdies to move two shots clear of Karlberg and American Bill Haas, with England's Richard Bland and defending champion Russell Knox a shot further back.

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Justin Timberlake lands in trouble for taking ballot selfie

He captioned the image: "No excuses, my good people! There could be early voting in your town too", Timberlake wrote on Instagram , along with a photo of himself and his ballot. However, while he may have been trying to bring attention to voting, what ended up happening was instead people wondering whether Justin Timberlake had broken the law or not when he took that selfie.

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Opera stopped in NYC after white powder sprinkled in orchestra pit

No injuries were reported and no one was taken into custody. It added: "The company has also cancelled this evening's performance of L'Italiana in Algeri while the authorities investigate the incident". But he says police don't see "any criminal intent here". Peter Gelb, general manager of the Met, had some words of advice for opera lovers. He kept screaming for a refund and finally members of his fed up audience told him to shut up.

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Trump makes last-minute $10M transfer to presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton's dominant lead over Donald Trump in opinion polls is narrowing slightly as the final week before the USA presidential election approaches, with independents and undecided voters appearing to gravitate toward the two main candidates.

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Bob Dylan Breaks His Silence on Nobel Prize Win

Gregory Sobol. "Of course." The academy announced two weeks ago that Dylan, 75, had won the Nobel Prize, but he hadn't responded to the foundation until now. "'I appreciate the honor so much, '" the statement read. Bob Dylan has finally broken his silence on being a Nobel Prize honoree. Asked "if I accept the prize?" In 2000, Dylan collected the Polar Music Prize from him.

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Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend

With his final Olympics in the books, Phelps can focus on some of life's simple pleasures like raising a family and playing video games in outer space . While Phelps didn't have anything to say about those possible "I dos", he did have something else big to reveal. Phelps proposed to Johnson in February of 2015 and they welcomed baby Boomer in May 2016.

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A Glimpse Into The Life Of A Woodstock Nurse Charged With Murder

The eighth and final known victim, Arpad Horvath, lived at a different nursing home in London, Ontario, where Wettlaufer worked briefly in 2014, according to police. "At some point if there is a need for an independent review or an inquiry, we will absolutely undertake that", Wynne said during question period. She is no longer entitled to practice as a registered nurse.

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Robert Kirkman Explains Why That Beloved 'Walking Dead' Character Had To Die

Talking to ETonline , Hurd said that for Daryl, the event of Glenn's death will be something that changes his character, noting that, "The show is all about the choices that we make and the fans either relating to those choices, being horrified by them or understanding them".

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Obama to launch campaign blitz for Clinton

As Clinton and her campaign have been pounded by allegations and embarrassing revelations related to the hacked emails, they've largely avoided engaging in the details. At the raucous rally, Mrs. Obama passionately touted Clinton's experience and denounced Trump as too divisive and thin-skinned for the White House.

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Mike Pence draws crowds in Greensboro and Salisbury

Pence also talked about Trump's vision for America, while also commenting on Hilary Clinton's campaign. That makes sense given all the ink spilled lately about the split between college-educated and working-class Republican voters. Election Day is November 8, 2016. Pence came to Utah to shore up flagging support, but did so without the backing of several prominent elected officials.

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Supreme Court To Hear Transgender Teen's Case

Troy Andersen, chairmen of the Gloucester County School Board, said in a statement that the board is "grateful that the Supreme Court has granted the School Board's petition in this hard case". The justices will hear the case sometime next year. The state's Supreme Court ruled previous year, in a 4-2 decision, that the "incidental burden imposed" upon convicted sex offenders "is not greater than necessary to further the governmental interest of protecting children from registered sex ...

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Latest twist in Clinton email probe could affect down-ballot races

The FBI's announcement that it recently came upon new emails possibly pertinent to the Hillary Clinton email investigation raised more questions than answers. There likely wasn't a ideal solution: Releasing the letter now opened Comey to partisan criticism that he was dropping a significant development too close to an election.

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ISIS using thousands as 'human shields' in Mosul

The hardline Sunni militants, known as ISIS, killed at least 232 people on Wednesday, including 190 former Iraqi troops and 42 civilians who refused to obey their orders, UN Human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said . The militants are using a "scorched earth" policy by destroying houses, buildings and bridges to slow down the advancing Iraqi security forces, said Wagga, the local leader.

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Mark Kirk Loses Endorsement From Largest LGBT Rights Group in U.S.

The Illinois Senate contest is one of a handful of races that could determine which party controls the chamber next year. Duckworth is a veteran of the Iraq war who was born in Thailand to a Thai mother of Chinese descent and an American father who served in World War II.

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Some migrants returning to Calais camp

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Tuesday that all minors with proven family links in Britain would eventually be transferred there. The camp has become a key symbol of Europe's migration crisis, with its residents desperate to reach the UK.

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What is next for the refugees in the Calais Jungle camp?

The closure of the squalid camp is aimed at relieving tensions in the Calais area, where clashes between police and migrants trying to climb onto trucks heading to Britain are an nearly nightly occurrence. Migrants and refugees being evacuated from the camp will be separated into families, adults, unaccompanied minors and vulnerable individuals, including the elderly and women.

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Weber scores on power play, Canadiens get 7th straight win

The Maple Leafs are coming off a 3-2 win against the Panthers in which Mitch Marner was lights-out and Frederik Andersen was excellent late on. "But they are skilled and we don't want to get in a shootout where we are trading chances back and forth".

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Nurse in Canada charged with eight counts of murder

Others expressed shock at the news. "Then your mind starts going, thinking is there a body in there?" Seven of the patients also lived there, at the Caressant Care long-term home, according to police. "He wasn't suffering. He was a regular dementia patient", he said of his father, who went by Art. Inside the nursing home, it was business as usual.

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Bob Dylan responds, elliptically, to his Nobel Prize

Only two people have ever turned down the Nobel Prize - existentialist philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre (literature, 1964) and Vietnamese politician Le Duc Tho (Peace Prize, 1973). The academy said Friday that it had not yet been decided yet if Dylan would visit Stockholm to pick up his award. Asked in an interview with Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper published late Friday if he would turn up, he said: "Absolutely.

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Clinton charities, pay abut in memo

Teneo's overlapping activities anxious some in the Clintons' inner circle, and in one email published by WikiLeaks , Chelsea Clinton raised "serious concerns" with Teneo's liberal use of the Clinton name to court clients. This offended Band, and in one email exchange, he purportedly called her a "spoiled brat kid". About a month after Chelsea sent the missive to Podesta complaining about Teneo, she apparently wrote Band an appreciative email expressing gratitude for his work on behalf of the ...

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'Walking Dead' Star Steven Yeun Shares Video From Last Day on Set

One Arkansas newspaper took it a step further. So we could discover who was killed by Negan. "It was pretty bad", Yeun told the eponymous host about filming his death scene after serving seven years on the show. The rest of this season will apparently focus on Negan and his relationship with Rick and family, so don't expect the blood to let up any time soon. By the middle of Season 7, it will make sense as to why Glenn had to go at this point in the storyline, and they will understand he ...

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Obama's Back in Florida Today to Prop up Patrick Murphy

On other key issues the two fought over how to handle Social Security and the Affordable Care Act. He said his plan wouldn't alter the program for current beneficiaries or those close to retirement. It's answers like that lead Democrats to believe Rubio might be beatable after all. Murphy is from a wealthy South Florida construction family.

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Big 12 Board of Directors unanimously decides against expansion

There ended an unusually public three-month process that began in July, when the university leaders gave Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby the authority to explore the possibility of expansion. He even set a timeline that it'd be voted on by Christmastime. I really do, for the Big 12 as a conference and those of us who had the chance to participate in their process and be evaluated.

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Daryl to Go "Dark" in 'The Walking Dead' Season 7

In a new interview, Yeun opened up about his character's grim demise and also revealed whether he blames Daryl for the death. It was not just some one-hit blow for Glenn though, as he suffered more than Abraham did. I don't know if you need to see the closeup gore of it all. "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman is no stranger to killing off characters, but the death of a major character in the Season 7 premiere that has rankled fans had to happen.

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Former Alberta premier Jim Prentice dies in BC plane crash

Thursday night when the aircraft disappeared off radar, said Bill Yearwood of the Transportation Board. Now team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board are on their way to the scene of the crash near Kelowna. I will never forget Jim's graciousness in 2002, when he, then the Progressive Conservative nominee in Calgary-Southwest, sacrificed his own candidacy to assist my return to Parliament.


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