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Mitt Romney says conversation with Trump "enlightening", "interesting", "engaging"

Since Trump began to seriously consider Romney as a potential secretary of state, some on Trump's team have voiced doubts about bringing in a former critic and rallied around their preferred candidate, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a long-time Trump friend and loyalist.

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Candlelight dinner with Donald Trump costs $1 million

There was a contest to win rooms at Trump International Hotel for the inauguration , and prices there for the Inauguration weekend range from $1,000 per night to $ 500,000 for a full "Inauguration weekend package ". The committee raising money for President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural festivities is offering exclusive access to the new president, Cabinet nominees and congressional leaders in exchange for donations of $1 million and more.

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The Weeknd Performs "Starboy" at 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Read the original story here. The 2016 show was held in the Grand Palais in Paris, France, on Wednesday, with 51 beauties showing off their best assets in a range of underwear from the American lingerie giant. She proved it again that she can show off in any dress with sheer confidence. And Kim Kardashian West, 36, also chose not to post as she has been keeping a low-profile on social media since she was robbed at gunpoint in an apartment in Paris in October.

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Parent disarmed student with guns at Utah school

A 911 dispatcher received a call of a possible student with a gun in the school, 955 E. 1800 South, Edwards said. Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross told reporters Thursday that the weapons belonged to the family and the parents noticed they were missing and were concerned about their son.

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Tracking Panthers QB Cam Newton's completions: Week 12 against the Raiders

There is time for Carolina, but it's running short to avoid joining the list of Super Bowl participants to miss the postseason the following year. Newton was the league's most valuable player last season while leading Carolina to Super Bowl 50.

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For one Egyptian with HIV, the stigma is too much to bear

Providing treatment to every person living with HIV regardless of CD4 count ( test and treat) is also one of the evidence-backed prevention approaches among many others. "We want to be able to speak openly about the risks and persuade people to get tested rather than stay silent". Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 70 million people have been infected with the HIV virus, and about 35 million have died of HIV.

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World's Oldest Person Celebrates 117th Birthday In Style

Locals in Morano's hometown of Verbania, Italy, celebrated with her, but she admitted to being confused by the fuss. In an interview previous year, she attributed her longevity to her unusual diet: Three raw eggs a day (now two raw eggs and 150 grams of raw steak after a bout of anemia) - a diet she's been on for decades after a sickly childhood.

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Gigi Hadid: I'm 'taking the pressure off' myself

The 20-year-old model was glad to have her older sibling alongside her as she prepared to take the runway at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on Wednesday (30.11.16). Little sister, Bella, was more daring in a very plunging dress that showed nearly every inch of her stunning body, with her modesty fairly protected by a nude-coloured thong.

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The Clean Cut: H&M ad shows holiday travelers 'Come Together'

So it comes as a surprise when H&M releases a handsome short film by Wes Anderson, the director who gave us the magnificent Grand Budapest Hotel. The advert opens with Adrian Brody in the conductor's carriage on the H&M Lines Winter Express.

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'The Mummy' Teaser Trailer - Tom Cruise, "She is real!"

The new trailer teaser gives a glimpse about the Ahmanet who is awakened in the modern world. The tag line is " Welcome to a New World of Gods and Monsters ", and some things do indeed seem new. First we get to see each of the cast members in their roles. That timing is no coincidence, since the character that Crowe is playing is none other than Dr.

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Netflix - offline mobile viewing now available

Original Netflix shows available for download are " Orange Is the New Black ", " House of Cards ", "Marcos", "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", " Stranger Things ", "The Clown" and "Master of None". "While many members enjoy watching Netflix at home, we've often heard they also want to continue their Stranger Things binge while on airplanes and other places where internet is expensive or limited", said Eddy Wu, Netflix's director of product innovation, in a web post.

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Controversial rapper Honey G eliminated from X Factor UK

Simon based his decision on what he thought the public expected him to do and he sent home Honey G . Cowell said: "I thought that was part of the act for a moment". There is a vague nod to her newfound passion as a rap artist as her profile claims she has a degree in "popular music and recording". "She sees my vision, she gets me., she understands and I don't think any other judge could have done a better job than she did".

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Hostages freed, suspect in custody after FL bank robbery

An initial 911 call reporting a bank robbery came in at 9:06am. "We also did get a report that someone had been shot". After being held hostage, 11 people were released from inside a Jacksonville, Florida bank. John Hirabayashi, the CEO and president of Community First Credit Union, said in a statement, "We are so thankful that today's hostage situation resolved itself in a safe way".

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Bella Hadid Leads Best Looks From 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

She hurt her foot as a Victoria's Secret Angel three years ago. At one of her parades, Gigi Hadid wore huge black wings with velvet ties and a delicate black lace bra. The laciest, if not raciest, catwalk event of the year - aka, the Victoria's Secret fashion show - took place Wednesday night in in the City of Light.

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'Fawlty Towers' actor Andrew Sachs dies at 86

I knew he was having problems with his memory as his wife Melody told me a couple of years ago and I heard very recently that he had been admitted to Denham Hall, but I had no idea that his life was in danger", the Monty Python co-founder wrote on Twitter Thursday after news of Sachs' death at age 86 on November 23 was made public.

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Governor orders emergency evacuation of Standing Rock camp citing harsh weather

Amid growing criticism over violent methods taken by authorities - including water cannons , rubber bullets , attack dogs and good, old-fashioned tear gas - law enforcement said last week (ironically, right after Thanksgiving) that force would not be used to clear the camp.

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Reunited in death: Fidel Castro's remains rest at Che Guevara mausoleum

Just after 7 a.m., an honor guard placed a small, flag-draped cedar coffin under a glass dome on a trailer behind the Russian jeep. Cuba now needs the rest of the world more than ever, and strong negotiation is what's called for to bring about a new era in which our closest neighbor is no longer a pest, but a promising new partner.

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Things to Know About the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The Victoria's Secret Fantasy Bra weighs more than 450 karats, and was modelled by Jasmine Tookes this year. The model of the moment looked incredible, giving serious sass as she modelled a series of skimpy looks on the iconic catwalk. And this year, it's just so ideal because they're both here. Mainly because she was wearing the biggest angel wings that we've ever seen. I can vividly remember the vast number of social media posts from previous years that referred to these models as ...

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Kanye West checks out of medical centre after 9 days

The source added to HollywoodLife.com: "It is her current hope and frame of mind and she is looking to make it happen no matter what". "Kanye couldn't take being in the hospital anymore", a source told X17online . Two men entered the apartment where Kardashian West was staying and held a gun to her head. Kim has been visiting him as much as possible in hospital and will continue to help him as much as she can when he has released.

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Ohio State attacker stewed over the treatment of Muslims

A Somali immigrant who injured 11 people at Ohio State University in a vehicle and stabbing attack before he was shot dead may have followed the same path to self-radicalization as militants in a number of "lone wolf" attacks, USA officials said on Tuesday.

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Mauricio Pochettino Delivers Spurs Squad Update Ahead of Chelsea Game

Spurs are looking for an immediate response at Chelsea having lost 2-1 at Monaco on Tuesday to crash out of the Champions League. "We have different options", Pochettino continued . Chelsea face Spurs in what is a huge Premier League clash between the two London rivals on Saturday evening, with Tottenham looking to end a 26-year wait for a win at Stamford Bridge.

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US universities press Trump to backtrack on deporting thousands

Trump, during the presidential campaign, vowed to rescind Obama's immigration executive orders. Nearly six of every 10 South Carolinians think illegal immigrants who meet certain requirements should be allowed to become USA citizens, according to a recent Winthrop Poll.

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Controversy in Russian Federation over Holocaust ice dance

According to BuzzFeed's translation of an Instagram post Navka shared following the routine (which she said was among her favorites), Life Is Beautiful - one of the skater's "favorite movies" - inspired the performance. "This is a must see", she wrote in accompaniment. Many people have hit out at the routine after it aired on Russia's state-owned Channel 1 .

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Disney's Moana tops the US Box Office

The estimated gross is the second-best five-day Thanksgiving opening of all time, behind Disney's own " Frozen ", which opened to $93.6 million in 2013. Its global cumulative stands at an estimated $97.4 million. The film's collapse can partly be attributed to the increased competition due to a crowded release calendar, but also its arthouse leanings and subtle commentary on China's bureaucracy seem to have put off more general Chinese audiences.

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Requests for US jobless aid rose last week, but still low

Americans filed for USA unemployment benefits last week at the fastest pace since June, indicating a possible pause in progress in the labor market. That was slightly higher than the consensus forecast from the MarketWatch survey of economists, which called for 250,000 claims.

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Jennings, Dawson to join squad

It was largely down to his parents that Jennings joined Durham six years or so ago - partly because his mum is from Sunderland, but also to ease the extra pressure that was inescapable in his native South Africa where his father, Ray, is such a well-known figure in cricketing circles, as a former Proteas coach.

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Yolanda Hadid always knew Gigi and Bella would make Victoria's Secret show

The celebrity couple split up just weeks before the event and Hadid flashed him a look as they passed each other on stage that fans said showed how looking good is the best revenge after a breakup. Gigi was less daring in her two-toned dress that fully showed off one leg, paired with matching strappy sandals. The 21-year-old is The Weeknd's ex-girlfriend, and he performed as she walked down the runway in a silver lingerie piece.

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Creator of McDonald's Big Mac dies at 98

The big Mac inventor , in an interview with the Los Angeles Times , stated that "This wasn't like discovering the lightbulb". McDonald's said in 2007 it was selling over half a billion Big Macs every year. Delligatti was also one of McDonald's largest franchise holders, owning 48 restaurants. 'The bulb was already there. It's not a Big Mac - Jules acknowledges it's not from "Mac Donald's"- but it's pretty much a stand-in for one, even down to the "Big" in its name.

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Kendall Jenner says her family are 'praying' for Kanye West

She'll be performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show , but prior to that she kept busy doing interviews and performances in Paris. "He's the best, we're still great friends", Hadid said. She added to Entertainment Tonight: "It's [just] me". Thank you to the Angels for treating me like family! Meanwhile, the brunette beauty previously admitted she hates being told she is "jealous" of her sister Kylie Jenner and dislikes any "drama".

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Wisconsin first state to start presidential election recount

Wisconsin election officials have less than two weeks to complete the recount. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and Independent candidate Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente have both asked for a recount. But since announcing her intent to file for a recount on November 22, Stein has received $6.7 million in donations. County election officials hired temporary workers, expanded hours and dusted off recount manuals to prepare for the work of re-tabulating almost 3 million ballots.

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Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Welcome Second Child

News first broke the story on Thursday to a flurry of congratulatory Tweets from fans across the globe. On Wednesday, June 15 the couple announced they were expecting their second child. "I think that when I got pregnant with Wyatt , I put so much pressure on myself to figure out how am I going to balance work and life , and I realized it's impossible".

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Ryan Reynolds Reveals How He Feels About His Second Daughter's Name

Adding that the "dynamic" of the household hasn't changed following the new arrival, he said: "There's just more. There's more all that stuff, you know", the actor, 40, told Canada's eTalk in a new interview. Being the only male in his family certainly doesn't bother Ryan. When it came to the baby's name, the amusing guy said that though he again offered up the moniker 'Excalibur Anaconda Reynolds, ' he was shut down by his wife of four years.

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Models in underwear captivate in Paris

But why am I so obsessed with the annual spectacle, you might wonder, especially given its debatable feminist ethics? The 21-year-old supermodel strutted her stuff in the lingerie giant's catwalk extravaganza for the second year in the French capital and her famous family took to their social media accounts to share their love for Kendall and tell her how proud they are.

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'Dancing with the Stars' Season 23 victor of the Mirror Ball Trophy

Dancing With The Stars season 23 came down to Laurie, James Hinchcliffe, 29, and Calvin Johnson, 31. Co - host of the show Tom Bergeron mentioned that Hernandez will be joining the DWTS live tour during the finale episode. "Honestly, I feel like we tied with each other", she told USA TODAY . Calvin Johnson, Jr. and Lindsay Arnold (Redemption Dance - Viennese Waltz ): 8-9-9-9 from the judges for a total of 35.

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Rosie O'Donnell Apologizes to Melania Trump: 'I Was Insensitive'

The mother of five called her retweet "insensitive" and said she was "truly sorry" for the "pain" she caused, adding, "It was not my intent". "But then Rosie O'Donnell shared it and it blew up". "When I saw the anti bullying video that mentioned Barron , it spoke to the symptoms many ASD kids have". "This autism subject had nothing to do with Donald though i admit he does trigger me in all ways".


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