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Chicago to host Cubs World Series victory parade on Friday

From champagne showers in the locker room to fans climbing news vans and street signs in Wrigleyville, the celebrations were pretty much what you would expect after a 108-year drought. For Ross, this final Game 7 would be his last; and for the Cubs , this game would arguably be their most memorable. When the Leicester City soccer team won England's championship earlier this year, some people explained its significance to American fans by comparing it to the Cubs winning the World ...

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Iran Sets First Energy Deal With West Following Lifting of Sanctions

Total will lead a consortium that includes China National Petroleum Corp. and Iran's Petropars to develop the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf, AFP reported, citing the Iranian Oil Ministry. dollars with Iran . A spokesperson for Royal Dutch Shell (London Stock Exchange: RDSA-GB) recently confirmed to CNBC that the company is considering areas of cooperation with Iran's National Petrochemical Co.

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Election Day hours extended for Susan B. Anthony's gravesite

Just listen to What Susan B. Anthony Would Say To Women In 2016 , from Rochester Public Radio's Connections with host Evan Dawson. This year that pilgrimage will be even sweeter, because not only can women vote, we can also finally vote for a woman, for POTUS.

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Angelina Jolie vows to fight Brad Pitt's petition for joint custody

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services have expanded their investigation into the alleged incident between Pitt and his son Maddox on September 14. What do YOU think about Brad skipping out on press? One Angelina source said this is looking more and more like " War of the Roses redux".

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Electoral College Map Projections: Clinton or Trump, Who Will Win?

In Virginia on Sunday, he stoked supporters at a post-midnight rally with stock attacks on his rival, branding her the "most corrupt candidate ever to seek the office of the presidency". Clinton's campaign announced that rock star Bruce Springsteen would join her at a Philadelphia rally that would also include Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.

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Evidence: Officer was wearing Confederate flag T-shirt

Tensing said he reached into the vehicle to try to knock the key out of the ignition to turn the auto off. King: Why are conservatives silent over police brutality? Testimony by an expert witness for the prosecution on Thursday contradicted Tensing's claim that he was being dragged by the auto driven by DuBose and that he feared for his life.

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Ghost in the Shell Gets Another Quick Tease

In the anime it has typically been depicted as the character coming across looking naked (she isn't), so we were curious as to how the moviemakers were going to pull this off. A few weeks ago, the account dropped a bunch of 10-15 second super-teasers on us, all of which were very cool. and all of which were nearly immediately edited into something more closely resembling an actual teaser by someone on YouTube.

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Captain Marvel: A reference to the heroine in Doctor Strange?

Disney/Marvel's " Doctor Strange " grossed $ 85 million at the domestic box office this weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, vaulting the Sorcerer Supreme into the pop-culture mainstream more than a half-century after he debuted in Marvel's " Strange Tales" comics.

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Very large cruise ships head into the sunset

One of the world's largest cruise ships sadly was forced to cancel its call in Nassau today due to bad weather conditions. The word "ship" scarcely does them justice: they are floating cities packed with restaurants, bars, swimming pools and theatres, and some are so big that passengers are given Global Positioning System trackers to stop them getting lost.

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'Marvel Puzzle Quest' (ALL) Adds Doctor Strange In-Game Event Next Week

Click on the media bar to hear Cumberbatch talk about how Doctor Strange also explores the themes of mindfulness and how the 1960s was an influential time in history. Beware though that spoilers will follow , so you may want to bookmark this page and come back later if you haven't seen it yet. The 45-year-old British actor plays the character of Wong in Marvel's Phase 3 film Doctor Strange , alongside Benedict Cumberbatch , Rachel McAdams , Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen , ...

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New Delhi schools closed 3 days because of smog

Matters took a political turn in April when the Delhi government alleged that the BJP had intentionally sparked the fire to "sabotage" the second instalment of the odd-even scheme by causing high pollution levels. Sunita Narain, head of the Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment which has petitioned the Supreme Court to force the government to act, called it a "public health emergency".

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Doctor Strange movie may contain a Captain Marvel Easter Egg

Plus, with Doctor Strange and Trolls leading the charge, there are still a number of major movies to look forward to including, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , Moana and Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie . It racked up $30 million overseas. To date, Doctor Strange has brought in a worldwide gross of $325,389,000, with a current global haul of $240,400,000.

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Chicago to celebrate Cubs on Friday with parade, rally

The Illinois-based baseball team had been suffering from a 108-year championship drought, but all that changed in the early hours of Thursday when they beat the Cleveland Indians . Unfortunately, Caray didn't live to see his prophecy come true. "Use this as inspiration for next year", James told the team before graciously congratulating the Chicago Cubs for their first World Series win in 108 years .

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Donald Trump: Clinton's Use of Celebrities Is 'Demeaning to the Political Process'

Beyonce noted that less than a century ago, women did not have the right to vote. "But we have to vote". Now, the star said , she wants her daughter Blue Ivy "to grow up seeing a woman lead this country and know her possibilities are limitless".

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Is former Strictly pro Ola Jordan heading into I'm A Celebrity jungle?

While these are the celebs heading into the camp this weekend, it's safe to say there could well be some mystery campmates descending into the jungle at a later date - after all, our faves Vicky Pattison and Ferne McCann made a late entrance previous year and stole the nation's hearts! Fresh from presenting this year's Pride Of Britain Awards, Carol Vorderman WILL apparently be heading to the jungle after weeks of refusing to comment on whether she had signed up .

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I'm a Celebrity... line-up announced

Yet, whilst the starlet may not be willing to jump in the shower, she admitted that she's packed "loads" of bikinis in preparation - seemingly unaware that you're only allowed to bring in three. With Scarlett out of the country she is unable to continue on the show, but it's not known if her family will also sit out the rest of the series. " Scarlett Moffatt is going in to I'm a Celebrity and will no longer participate in this series of Gogglebox ", a Channel 4 spokesperson told us.

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Black pastors issue urgent plea to voters at Sunday services

In the South, black voters are the backbone of the Democratic Party. Last-minute deciders and unenthusiastic voters very much still pick a horse and ride him on Election Day. While the poverty rate among blacks is higher than the national average, it has declined from its high in recent years. Team Clinton thinks those votes are already in for her.

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'Doctor Strange' Makes Box Office Magic With $85 Million Debut

The film now has an 8.0-star rating on IMDB with a Metascore of 72, and a 90% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, stemming from mostly positive reviews. Featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, the film made US$45.6 million in its first weekend in theaters.

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I don't go to the gym: Jessica Alba

Alba wanted to make sure when she started Honest Beauty, the focus wasn't on trying to force conformity to the existing beauty standards. I should go to the gym'. And, as perhaps the most relatable thing she's ever said, Alba admitted to striking a flattering pose to hide the parts that could use some toning.

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SoftBank Q2 profit rises 6.8 pct on strong domestic telecoms business

Its second-quarter profit rose to 334.7 billion yen ($3.21 billion) from 313.4 billion yen a year earlier. Tokyo-based SoftBank's net profit rose to 528 billion yen from 258 billion yen. are considering investing in what is tentatively named SoftBank Vision Fund, people familiar with the matter have said. "My goal is to become the Warren Buffett of the tech industry".

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Childish Gambino to Cap Incredible 2016 with "Awaken My Love" Album

This is big news considering Bino hasn't released a project since 2013's Because The Internet , so stay tuned on more detail. Viral speculation has developed due to hints of a new project called Awaken, My Love! arriving in the coming weeks.

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Jury: Rolling Stone defamed college dean in rape story

Rolling Stone retracted the story in April 2015 after inconsistencies arose and police found no evidence of an attack. A federal jury has found that Rolling Stone , a reporter and the magazine's publisher are liable in a defamation lawsuit over a 2014 article about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia .

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Legendary Antiwar Activist and SDS Organizer Tom Hayden Dies at 76

Hayden, a prominent leader of the US antiwar movement of the 1960s, died Sunday at 76. He lost races for the U.S. Senate, California governorship, and mayorship of Los Angeles but represented parts of Los Angeles in the California state Legislature for 18 years, advocating progressive positions on issues such as environmental safety and rent control.

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Elodie Yung to return as Elektra for Marvel's The Defenders

Given that Season 2 left plenty open to explore as they didn't fully reveal what Elektra's goal was, and the SDCC teaser's hint that The Hand will play an important part of The Defenders , there was little doubt that Elektra wouldn't be returning for the anticipated crossover.

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Trump Raises Specter of Crisis If Clinton Wins White House

Comey said he did not know whether the emails were significant and released no information other than that they existed. He said Comey "did tell Congress in July that the investigation had been completed and he had determined that she didn't have specific intent to commit a crime".

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Delhi: PWD sprinkles water on road to reduce dust pollution

Calling for emergency measures, Kejriwal, following a Delhi Cabinet meeting, said that all the constructions and demolitions will be shut down, including metro constructions, for the next 5 days. "Till the state (Delhi) government takes initiative immediately, no issue would be solved". Emphasising that it was necessary to form a long-term strategy to tackle pollution, Union Environment Minister Anil Dave on November 7 said dust was a major reason for the continuing pollution.

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Hacksaw Ridge review: bold, moving and inspirational

By Monday next week, the opening box office figures for "Hacksaw Ridge" will indicate whether the public has forgiven him. Featuring stunning performances from his entire ensemble and some truly horrific, awe-inspiring war sequences, Gibson manages to make his comeback film a successful one with Hacksaw Ridge .

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Cavaliers celebrate ring night with rout of the Knicks

After opening the night with the ring ceremony and the raising of the championship banner, it took awhile before the Cavs got their bearings. Then it was business as usual. For the visitors, Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and debutant Derrick Rose 17. -Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert collide with Porzingis in the third period and was taken back to the locker room with concussion-like symptoms.

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DAPL protesters arrested for trespassing at ND governor's residence

Hundreds then sang songs while they marched to a bridge that was the site of a recent clash between protesters and officers. The clergy delegation gathered at Standing Rock on Thursday morning and representatives from different Christian denominations read repudiations of the "Doctrine of Discovery", the legal doctrine that white Christian colonists used to usurp lands from indigenous peoples.

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Big Bang Theory to Get Spin-off Featuring Young Sheldon Cooper

The project is nearing a script deal, sources tell Variety . The negotiations for Sheldon are said to be intertwined with the license fee talks between CBS and Warner Bros TV for future seasons of the original series. "I don't know to be honest, it could be the end, hopefully it's not... I hope it isn't". Variety reported last week that the outfit had a pilot order for a new comedy called Lakeside VA , about workers in an understaffed, high-stress VA hospital.

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Janet Reno, former US attorney general, di 12:25 pm Mon

Reno, the daughter of Miami newspaper reporters, was plucked from the trenches of Florida's criminal justice system only after Clinton's first two candidates for the job as the nation's chief law enforcement officer - corporate lawyer Zoe Baird and federal judge Kimba Wood - were upended by questions over payments to nannies.

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Magnitude 5.0 quake rocks central Oklahoma. Photos here

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit at 7:44 p.m. This quake is not the first of it kind. Oklahoma has experienced thousands of earthquakes in recent years, becoming the de facto quake capital of the US, which scientists have linked back to fracking and wastewater disposal .

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WWE Raw Results 7th November 2016

Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins - who, along with Smackdown star Dean Ambrose , comprised The Shield between 2012 and 2014 - became surprising allies on last week's Raw . However, no team other than Raw Tag team champions has been announced yet. Bayley was called out as the "weak link" of the women's Survivor Series team last week by her own captain, Charlotte before she was quickly dismantled by Nia Jax, not the flawless start to any team.

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Chris Jericho & Sin Cara In Backstage Fight On UK Tour

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer , this all happened while the Raw talent had been traveling to Glasgow, Scotland for Monday's show. What is interesting is that Jericho outrightly didn't deny that the fight happened. Remember this is a rumor and sounds a little untrue in our opinion.

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Brad and Carrie Distribute 'Basket of Deplorables' on CMAs Stage

Yearwood. This is only the third time this award has been presented at the CMA Awards; the two previous recipients were Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift . Before their politically-charged monologue, Paisley and Underwood sang a duet about the presidential election. It was the first time Beyonce, who is from Houston, performed at the country awards show, and the performance also marked a return for the Dixie Chicks, who hadn't attended the CMA Awards in some time.


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