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South Korean prosecutors to bring charges against leader's friend

The scandal has been particularly upsetting to South Koreans because of Ms Choi's background. The Yonhap News Agency quoted an official with direct knowledge of the matter as confirming that the talks occurred. Park treated him as a mentor and subsequently formed a close bond with his daughter. Her younger sister Guen-ryong and brother Ji-man filed a petition in 1990 to then-president Roh Tae-woo expressing concerns that Choi was manipulating Park.

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British government loses court case on how to trigger Brexit

If their court challenge is ultimately successful, the government could be forced to pass legislation authorizing Article 50 to be triggered, requiring a vote by MPs, the majority of whom voted for Britain to remain in the European Union although most are likely to endorse Brexit now.

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Fantastic Beasts 2 Casts Johnny Depp as Young Dumbledore?

Of course just because we don't know who Depp is playing doesn't mean that there won't be those who will speculate. November 03, 2016 by Emmy Griffiths Eddie Redmayne shared his experiences of fatherhood during a visit to The Ellen Show .

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Ryan Reynolds reveals gender of second child with Blake Lively

Maybe a different lead actor called Ryan would work... Reynolds also joked with host Conan O'Brien about the reasons for his appearance on the show, which included promoting a new line of ham-based underwear to a fictional parenting book called 10 Easy Steps to Lower Your Child's Self-Esteem .

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Beyonce, baseball and Dolly - key moments at the CMA Awards

Meanwhile, Underwood did not disappoint with her usual wardrobe changes. "We're so sick of politics, we don't even care who wins", they sang in harmony. They performed a medley of hits including, "Jackson", "Rose Garden", and "Golden Ring". The night featured a number of other memorable performances, too: A mix of classic and contemporary country stars kicked off the show with 12 performances to celebrate its milestone anniversary, which included Randy Travis, Vince Gill, Charley Pride, ...

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Huma Abedin learned Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking at her emails from the press

Trump is hoping to convince voters that electing Clinton would prompt "a constitutional crisis that we can not afford", as her emails would be subject to years of controversy, in the wake of the FBI's announcement on Friday that it continues to investigate material possibly related to her emails.

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Megyn Kelly vs. Newt Gingrich: Has the Republican Feminist Awakening Begun?

Gingrich cut her off: "He's not a sexual predator, you can't say that!" he said , willfully misrepresenting what she was saying. "I don't think so", she said. "I'm sick and exhausted of people like you using language that's inflammatory", Gingrich told Kelly. Gingrich felt the media has given an inordinate amount of coverage to the accusers while ignoring the information that has been revealed in the leaked Clinton campaign emails.

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Cubs overcame history of collapses to take title — ORTIZ

Kyle Hendricks started for the Cubs and allowed two runs-one earned-but got a no-decision after relievers Jon Lester and Chapman couldn't hold off the Indians. Obviously, the last time it was won was over a century ago. "It is about the families who have passed down a live of the Cubs from mothers to daughters, from fathers to sons, and grandparents to grandchildren".

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Kevin Feige Addresses Criticism That Marvel Movies Aren't Diverse Enough

In an interview with Vulture, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige responded to the diversity criticisms, stating that diverse casts are important to the company. This is due to often-dated depiction of certain ethnicities in the source material, with many characters created in the 60s, and the more inclusive nature of modern society.

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Canada, EU sign historic free-trade deal

But speaking to reporters before greeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Reuters reports, Juncker made clear there was no read across. The ceremony had already been pushed back from its planned date on Thursday, after Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia, with just 3.6 million people, refused to agree to the terms of a deal affecting more than 500 million Europeans, along with Canada.

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Lloris: Spurs must improve for Arsenal trip

The north London club are now second-placed and still have two of their three games left to play at home against Leverkusen and CSKA, with Spurs using the national stadium Wembley this season. German outfit, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, followed AS Monaco in recording a victory over the Argentine's side at the national stadium . "We just need to forget about the disappointment of this game", Lloris said.

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Beyonce makes surprise appearance at Country Music Awards

Dolly Parton received the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award , with a number of country stars paying tribute to her by performing a rendition of I Will Always Love You. New artist of the year - Maren Morris. He's nominated for the top prize, which he won the last two consecutive years. "I never thought as a songwriter I'd be standing here today", she said.

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Claudia Winkleman confesses she hates Halloween after horrific accident two years ago

What the? For goodness sake; she can dance! "I'm the new judge with Len and Craig on the tour and then they'll be announcing the lovely celebrities as the weeks go along", she said. "You (Tess) and Claudia have been unbelievable, the way you run this family, this family is lovely and you (Brendan) are incredible". According to The Sun , the 44-year-old also told the crowd at Saturday night's Halloween special that she was "drunk" aftter having a few drinks ahead of the recording.

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Taylor Swift returned to her country roots at the CMA Awards

But the performances ruled the night. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted the show once again this year. And that was just the start. Female vocalist of the year - Carrie Underwood . Miranda Lambert brought down the house with a rendition of her single "Vice", giving it an old-school twist with a classic red velvet curtain and full band (complete with organ!).

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A mix of classic, contemporary singers kick off CMA Awards

President George W. Bush over a decade ago. "Everybody get on your feet". " CMA Awards " 50th anniversary is FINALLY here - and co-host Carrie Underwood certainly did not disappoint! "We're so sick of politics, we don't even care who wins", they sang in harmony.

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Extended chase sequence clip from Marvel's Doctor Strange

His quest for a cure brings him into contact with The Ancient One ( Tilda Swinton ), who teaches him the ways of the mystics as they square off against the villainous Kaecilius ( Mads Mikkelsen ). Unlike Shane Black, who refreshingly appeared to have a little more leeway on Marvel's leash, Derrickson & company seem at odds with making sure Strange's arrogance ends up being endearing, ultimately coming up short on both sides.

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FBI news too late to sway millions of early voters

Colbert closed his monologue with a special message for Comey. He's the disgraced former congressman and husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin . He continued, "We've come to learn from anonymous leaks that are coming out that Director Comey's own superiors at Justice warned him not to do this".

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FBI Agents 'Wanted to Pursue Clinton Foundation Probe'

The Times reported that the New York-based FBI investigation procured little evidence to support these quid-pro-quo allegations before deciding to put the inquiry on hold until after November 8. The investigation, based in NY, had not developed much evidence and was based mostly on information that had surfaced in news stories and the book " Clinton Cash ", according to several law enforcement officials briefed on the case.

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New battleground polls show tight race as Trump makes gains

Making an affirmative case about his or her qualifications and vision has become a secondary priority. It's an ugly conclusion to a contest featuring two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in modern American politics. A Reuters equity market poll last month showed a majority of forecasters predicted that U.S. stocks would perform better under a Clinton presidency than a Trump administration.

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Box office report: Madea douses Inferno as Da Vinci Code threequel flops

Boo! A Madea Halloween , $16.7 million. For some, this is a defeat at the box office that is quite startling. Boo! A Madea Halloween not only held the top spot, it pushed past $50 million and proved it might have the staying power to become the first ever Tyler Perry project to break $100 million.

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Highlights from the 2016 CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood was named as the Female Vocalist of the Year . "Glory to God, thank you Jesus", Underwood said. For her Lemonade country hit "Daddy Lessons", she enlisted the help of country group sensation the Dixie Chicks. Brad Paisley once again co-hosted, seen here with country music legend Barbara Mandrell introducing a performance by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood .

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Chicago Cubs win first World Series in 108 years

A Cleveland savings had prompted many Cubs fans to drive the six hours from Chicago and pay for lodging and travel and still spend less than they would have for tickets to the three games played at Wrigley Field. But clearly this isn't just any Game 7. "But I'll figure it out later". The Cubs have another reason to be happy they're back in at Progressive Field.

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Edina Native, UW-Madison Student Faces More Sex Assault Charges

Cook's most recent charge relates to an incident last week. The day after his arrest was reported in local media, a 20-year-old woman went to Madison Police and accused Cook of drugging and raping her in his apartment in February. "Basically, we work with students on campus all over, from athletes, incoming students and Greek life, to kind of change the way we talk about sexual assault and make men part of the solution", she said.

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Kendall Jenner's Alleged Stalker Found Not Guilty

Jenner's lawyer, Shawn Holley , told TMZ his client obtained a civil restraining order earlier this month that will prevent McKenzie from getting near her for five years. I didn't know what his intentions were. McKenzie was arrested August 14 after approaching Jenner as she waited for the 13-foot-tall gate to her property to close after she drove through.

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Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Lori McKenna win CMA Awards

Brad Paisley, Roy Clark, Alabama, Charlie Daniels, Reba, Ricky Skaggs, Alan Jackson and Dwight Yoakam also helped start the show, singing songs like "Mama Tried" and "Forever And Ever, Amen". Stapleton, who cleaned up at last year's show, is also nominated for single, male vocalist, music video and musical event of the year , which he shares with wife Morgane for their performance of "You Are My Sunshine".

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Suspect in custody in Iowa police shooting

Urbandale Police Chief Ross McCarty told reporters that Urbandale officers removed Scott Michael Greene from the football game. A suspect in the "ambush style" killing of two policemen at Iowa in the United States was taken into custody on Wednesday.

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Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween tops box office

For more detailed numbers, visit Box Office Mojo . "It shows how fickle audiences can be". Inferno , the Tom Hanks-starring vehicle, serves as the weekend's sole new wide release, but proves to be no match for the holdover, paling in comparison to the box office performance of its forerunners, which premiered to $77.1 million and $46.2 million in 2006 and 2009, respectively.

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Halloween trick or treating safety tips

Cross streets at the corner, never between parked cars and not diagonally across an intersection. Enter and exit driveways slowly. Even if you don't have kids, you can still do your part to help make it a safer day. When it comes to costumes, try to choose a light-colored one so your child can be seen at night. Also face paints or makeup is preferred since masks can impair vision.

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AT&T, Time Warner deal faces tough regulatory fight

U.S. telecoms firm AT&T is to buy media group Time Warner for US$85.4bn (€78.4bn). The deal would combine Time Warner's vast library of content, which includes networks like HBO and CNN, with AT&T's large number of wireless and pay TV subscribers, creating a partnership with a company that distributes content and one that produces it.

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Lebanon elects pro-Hezbollah president, vows to retake 'Israeli-occupied' land

With new leadership, Lebanon will be expected to launch parliamentary elections, which are more than three years overdue, Salem said. He led the Lebanese Army during a years-long civil war against Syrian troops and Iranian-backed Hezbollah in the late 1980s.

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Tom Cruise Loves Watching Himself Beat People Up on the Big Screen

Where the first Jack Reacher film was directed with a quirky and brutal hand by Christopher McQuarrie, Cruise is instead reuniting here with his Last Samurai filmmaker, Edward Zwick , who takes the more intense and unique parts about the Jack Reacher character and bumps them all the way up to some seriously ridiculously levels here.

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Trump overtakes Clinton in new poll

Earlier this year, the bureau investigated the Democratic candidate over the server, which she used while she was Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. Clinton is right that the director's disclosure just 11 days ahead of next Tuesday's voting is unprecedented. Hillary Clinton needs to win big - to prevent violence on the streets of America.

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World Series Stays High as Cubs Force Game 7

The Cubs led by seven runs at that point, and you knew what to do from there. "He was 1 for 14 against Cleveland pitching entering Sunday night's must-win game". Two runs scored on the play, and the floodgates were opened. Game 7 will peg the best against the best. However, as one-sided as the game was, Maddon appeared to make a unusual move when he brought in closer Aroldis Chapman in the seventh inning with a five-run lead.

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Johnny Depp for Fantastic Beasts sequel

As Deadline.com reports, the Fear and Loathing actor will co-star alongside Eddie Redmayne in the film, who will reprise his role of Newt Scamander . The second film in the " Fantastic Beasts " series will be set in another major world city with different magical creatures. David Yates will return to direct and once again J.K.

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Clash with oil pipeline protesters ends

Protests that have included clashes with police and pipeline security also have gone on for several months in North Dakota, where hundreds and at times thousands of people have set up a large camp on corps land. President Obama: "We are monitoring this closely". Chairwoman Julie Fedorchak (fuh-DOHR'-chehk) said Energy Transfer Partners could face up to $200,000 in fines, though she said such a high amount is unlikely.


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