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Stars React to Leonard Cohen's Death

Nobel laureate Bob Dylan had also performed Cohen's 1984 Hallelujah in concerts during the mid-1980s. In 2008, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Leonard Cohen , the Canadian poet, novelist and musician best known for writing the song "Hallelujah", has died. They said in a statement: " Leonard Cohen was an unparalleled artist whose stunning body of original work has been embraced by generations of fans and artists alike".

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Stars Turn Out for "Fantastic Beasts" Premiere in NYC

He was always very clever, but we'll see what I think was the formative period of his life. "I can't tell you everything I would like to say because this is obviously a five-part story so there's lots to unpack in that relationship", she told a press conference on Thursday (November 10).

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Hillary Clinton notches up early election win in tiny New Hampshire town

While many people were fast asleep, three small New Hampshire communities cast the first ballots in the 2016 election. The community sits between the ME and Canadian borders, besieged with a cheesy democratic conflict. Clinton won famous Dixville Notch midnight vote with four votes to Trump's two. Dixville Notche's first voter Clay Smith drops his ballot into the box as moderator Tom Tillotson watches Tuesday, Nov.

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Army Corps Wants More Cooperation From Dakota Access Company

According to a November 8 release, the company said it is "currently mobilizing horizontal drilling equipment to the drill box site" and will commence drilling activities upon completion of mobilization in about two weeks. Energy Transfer said gaining the easement from the Army Corps also satisfies the closing conditions for its sale of a stake in the project and that it's "confident" it'll receive it.

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Chevron Corp. (CVX) Director Sells $593406.99 in Stock

First Republic Investment Mgmt accumulated 1.49 million shares or 1.52% of the stock. Global X Management Co. Winfield Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of Chevron Corp .by 1.5% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 16th. It has a dividend yield of 4.04%. Chevron Corp .'s dividend payout ratio is now -535.00%.

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Congressional Republicans pledge swift action on Trump's agenda

Republicans now dominate the Senate by a 54-46 margin. The Democrats needed to occupy 30 more seats during the election but snatched less spots than expectation. Wednesday's call with members was in a "listen only" mode so members did not get the chance to press leaders on specific plans. Cruz termed Trump's win "an fantastic victory for the American worker".

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How the Electoral College works

Not every state has fully tallied and reported its ballots, however, so more populous states like California could move Clinton ahead. There is a very slim, but not impossible, chance that the U.S. That's basic democracy, the thing we're so fond of saying we live in, and something we're always demanding for others when we bomb them. They have.

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Protesters demonstrate at Chicago's Trump Tower

Police said in series of Twitter posts Thursday night they were dealing with increasing vandalism and aggressive behavior from protesters. Multiple news outlets were posting videos of people in heated arguments. Donald Trump, president-elect of the United States, says the media is responsible for the demonstrations against his election . The demonstration against President-Elect Donald Trump has gathered for yet another night in the Pacific Northwest city.

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JK Rowling Says 'Rise of Populism' Inspired Fantastic Beasts

Rowling infuses the " Fantastic Beasts " story with darker topics of xenophobia and intolerance. "Watch this space" could, of course, mean anything, but with Rowling being a supporter of the LBGT community, she will likely at least attempt to persuade Warner Bros.to allow Dumbledore's sexuality to be seen on screen.

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David Bowie's art makes millions at United Kingdom auction

The artworks collected by the Starman singer were sold at Sotheby's auction house in London on Thursday (10Nov16), with the most expensive lot, Air Power , a 1984 painting by graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat , selling for almost £7.1 million, double the pre-sale upper estimate of £3.5 million.

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The Weeknd and Bella Hadid Have Split Over One Major Factor

A source close to the hit-maker said it was a mutual decision and that the two stars will remain friends, considering how much respect they still had for each other. Hadid added, "I'm dating Abel ". Relationships and encounters have always been the main subject matter for The Weeknd's music, so how this split contrasts with the music of Starboy remains to be seen.

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Wildfires cause state of emergency in NC areas

UPDATE 8 p.m.: Residents on Little Bend Road in Boston Branch, a private community on Walden's Ridge, are being told they are under a mandatory evacuation as the Flipper Bend fire continues to grow. He says the wildfires already burned up to 6,200 acres in Bledsoe, Hamilton, Monroe and Sequatchie counties in the past month, and 53 fires are now burning over almost 9,680 acres in Tennessee.

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Tube Mogul Sold To Adobe for $540M

It has underperformed by 5.57% the S&P500. 1 rated the company as a "Hold". TubeMogul, Inc . on 9/30/2016 reported its EPS as $-0.11 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.07. That compares with the mean forecast $1.45B and $0.72/share, respectively. They now own 21.60 million shares or 1.81% less from 22.00 million shares in 2016Q1.

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Bella Hadid and The Weeknd Break Up-for the Second Time

The 26-year-old singer, whose real name is Abél Tesfaye, is also expected to perform on the famous runway. "Their schedules have been too hard to coordinate and he is focusing on finishing and promoting his album". "I'm dating Abel ", she told Glamour magazine at the time. "He has worked so hard, and he did so well that night". I don't see him as The Weeknd .

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Mother and Daughter Hikers Bump Into Hillary

The two women shared in an embrace before going their separate ways, as Gerster later shared the photo on social media as she hoped to "make people smile". Ms Gerster shared a photo of Mrs Clinton on her Facebook in November, which she said was taken in high school at a fundraiser her mother hosted. Gerseter expressed that though she is not superstitious and "isn't for signs", but she'll "take this one".

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Donald Trump calls Electoral College "a disaster" in 2012 tweetstorm

Each state has a number of electoral votes equal to their number of Senators and House members". If the early trend holds, the Republicans would maintain control, which would give them power over both chambers of Congress for another two years.

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Do Democrats still think 'we need nine' on the Supreme Court?

I wonder if she'll feel the same way about an eight-member court when it's Trump making the nomination for that ninth seat. Republicans' refusal to hold a hearing on the nomination of Garland has set a unsafe precedent. Unwinding a decision when literally hundreds of thousands of couples have married based on it would raise so many practical questions that I think the justices would just steer clear, even if they believed the case was wrongly decided.

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Maine Recreational Marijuana Measure Passes by Slim Margin

The new law allows adults to grow up to six marijuana plants for personal use. In the meantime, agencies and state lawmakers have authority to issue temporary licenses, if they wish. Voters in Florida , North Dakota and Arkansas passed medical marijuana measures, pushing the number of states with such laws past two dozen. "So the federal government and the states are going to have to come to the table and work this out", said Varoslavsky.

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Obama Promises "Peaceful Transition of Power" to Donald Trump

By now it's clear that most of the USA election polls were very, very wrong, as Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States. "And I have been very encouraged by the, I think, interest in President-elect Trump's wanting to work with my team around numerous issues that this great country faces, and I believe that it is important for all of us, regardless of party, and regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together, to deal with the many challenges that ...

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'Big Brother' Contestants Learn Presidential Election Results

Host Julie Chen finally broke the news to them Thursday, two days after the fact. As they have no access to the internet, tv, papers and basically everyone from the outside world - the housemates had absolutely no idea who had won the presedential election.

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Fifty Shades Darker gets R rating

The "unusual behavior" was left out of Fifty Shades Darker's R-rating. According to the MPAA's statement, Fifty Shades Darker will also be rated "R". The film follows the onscreen romance of Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). Despite its very NSFW origins, Fifty Shades Darker won't be steamy enough to earn an NC-17 rating.

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Ghost in the Shell Movie Praised by Anime Director Mamoru Oshii

The short but action-packed clip features Scarlett Johansson knocking out a man out of nowhere with her invisible punch. A full-length trailer is expected to release on November 13. Members of task force Section 9 are played by Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Yutaka Izumihara, Lasarus Ratuere, and Tuwanda Manyimo, according to ComingSoon .

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N. Carolina looks at possible arson in wildfires

The South Carolina Forestry Commission has expanded its burning ban from five Upstate counties to all 19 Piedmont counties. Scent of smoke, hazy sky as smoke from upstream wildfires moves into the region. Officials say because of the low humidity they're expecting the fires to spread even more throughout the night. In the western parts of our state, they are more susceptible of the reverse since they are less likely to be affected by the same weather patterns that we are.

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Stephen Colbert Drops The Mic On Trump's List Of Enemies

He's "super-excited" to find out what government position the Trump administration will find for Omarosa, former professional Apprentice villainess and Trump campaign African American outreach chief. At one point in his energetic opening monologue, Colbert stopped to catch his breath, explaining, "You've got to breathe every so often. They went from zero to Nixon in no time flat".

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Obama calms nation after 2016 election, Trump victory: 'It's OK'

Now that Trump has won, there is an urgent need to address the campaign rhetoric, which has divided the nation, said Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations' Los Angeles chapter. The person was not authorized to discuss details by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Obama has made a decision to grant access to the PDB, which means Trump will receive the exact same thing Obama receives each morning - as has been customary with recent ...

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Robert Vaughn, suave 'Man from U.NCL.E.' star, dies at 83

Vaughn passed away with his family around him", his manager Matthew Sullivan said. American actor Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' television series, circa 1966. Some of our favourite beloved famous faces who have passed away in 2016. From 1972-74 he did his third stint as the star of a TV series with "The Protectors", playing Harry Rule , one of three freelance troubleshooters who run an global crime-fighting agency based in London.

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Trump rips Clinton over Jay Z's profanity at concert

She attended a Clinton fundraiser in New York City in 2015, but this was the first time she's performed on Clinton's behalf. Trump admonishes Jay Z's potty mouth. "I am here all by myself". I was thinking, maybe I'll just try it? "No piano. No nothing". Next up for the Clinton campaign, Katy Perry will rock Philly tonight; Jon Bon Jovi will rock Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday; and Madonna has teased a "very small acoustic concert" for Monday.

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All Kansas Supreme Court Justices Retained

Indeed, when released the lists were viewed as a way of quelling the fears of religious and social conservatives. Tuesday's election of Donald Trump as president of the United States will not only secure a conservative majority and preserve recent rulings, for example, against campaign finance regulation and for individual gun rights.

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San Francisco students protest Trump win

Since Tuesday night, there have been protest marches in the Midwest, including, St. Paul, Minnesota, Omaha, Nebraska, and Kansas City, Missouri. Police said demonstrators made their way onto Interstate 25, stopping traffic for about a half-hour.

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Hear One Of Leonard Cohen's Final Interviews

The "Hallelujah" singer - who released his final album, " You Want It Darker " last month - passed away "peacefully" at home at the age of 82, though the exact date and cause of death have not yet been confirmed. If there was ever a time to need words of lasting grace and connection, this is it. Cohen , the only songwriter whom Bob Dylan would place himself beneath, who could make the Old Testament sexy, could have maybe seen us through this divisive political time.

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JK Rowling Explains Why They're Making Five Fantastic Beasts Movies

It's ambitious to tell it in five, to be honest, because we're spanning 19 years but I can see an arc to five so that's how it happened. But she revealed the story of Fantastic Beasts was partly inspired by "the rise of populism" around the world.

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JK Rowling admits 'bleak mood' but sidesteps Donald Trump questions

Originally, to tell you the truth, we said a trilogy as a placeholder. If I'd known it would make you so happy, I would have announced it years ago! Rowling also took the time to confirm that though she is very much involved in the Fantastic Beasts script writing process, she is still writing novels.

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Shows of Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil stopped in Jabalpur

Both Shivaay and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil are certain to record collections in double digits; however, the opening day number would be largely dependent on spot ticket sales. With a whopping budget of Rs 105 crores and Rs 20 crore spent on promotions and released in more than 2400 screens. The filmmaker (Johar) had made the film in different climate.

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Trump win: Will Nigeria's Soyinka destroy his green card?

Asked if he still meant to thrash the card, he said , "Come January 20, 2017; watch my WOLEXIT!" As the rest of world comes to terms with a Trump presidency, many are wondering how far Trump will go with his controversial plans, especially building a wall between America and Mexico.

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Markets Right Now: Dow closes at record; other indexes mixed

That's particularly given a boost to financial, industrial and health care stocks, while prompting traders to sell consumer goods companies, utilities and phone companies. THE QUOTE: "But some analysts urged caution on such optimism, while noting that US markets" being closed later in the day for Veterans' Day may help ease some of the market swings.


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