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Family of black man slain by former police officer reacts to mistrial

The jury in the case of the police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott deadlocked on Monday, resulting in a mistrial . During the murder trial, Slager said he felt "total fear that Mr. They also asked whether the definition of self-defense for a police is different than for the average person. Slager's wife, Jamie, cried after the jurors were dismissed and briefly put her head on the bench in front of her.

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Hospitalised Dilip Kumar assures fans that he is 'feeling much better'

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar was rushed to hospital due to acute pain and swelling in his left leg. The actor was earlier rushed to the hospital on April 15, while suffering from Pneumonia. She further commented, "The doctors are examining him; he's under observation". He's very comfortable with the team here. Dilip was kept under the observance of Dr.

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Watch "Kaabil Hoon" Romantic Hd Video Song from Hrithik's Movie Kaabil

For the last few days, Bollywood has been serving us with foot-tapping peppy dance numbers but Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam have something different to offer. The story takes a turn and we see Hrithik driven by vengeance and fights with the persons responsible for ruining his happy life. Kaabil is directed by Sanjay Gupta and production department is carried out by Rakesh Roshan.

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Australians Sia, Flume and Keith Urban score Grammy nods

The Recording Academy has announced the nominations for next year's edition of The Grammy Awards , revealing a star studded cast of musicians for the ceremony's 59th annual outing. Notable absentees from the list are Coldplay, who only picked up one nomination despite selling several million copies of their latest album A Head Full of Dreams .

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Grammy nominations: 9 for Beyonce; 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West all closely followed behind Beyonce in the field, all with eight nominations each. The British singer will compete for the award with Beyonce's Lemonade , Drake's Views , Justin Bieber's objective and Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide To Earth .

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LeBron James rejects idea of potential meeting with Phil Jackson

Cleveland seized control of the game in the third quarter with a 23-11 run, turning a one-point halftime edge into a 13-point lead on Love's sixth 3-pointer of the game with 3:35 to play in the quarter. "James and business partner Maverick Carter slammed Jackson last month for what they perceived was an intended slight by the 11-time championship coach when he retold a story about James" days with the Miami Heat in an interview with ESPN's Jackie MacMullan.

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Trump ready to resolve Kashmir issue

While speaking to an American channel, Pence said "Pakistan raised the injustice and Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir at every global platform" adding that "Current situation in the valley has worsen the relations of Pakistan and India" reportedly.

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Matt Damon calls out media over 'outrageous' whitewashing allegations surrounding new film

Zhang Yimou has also spoken! 'Once people see that it's a monster movie and it's a historical fantasy and I didn't take a role away from a Chinese actor...it wasn't altered because of me in any way'. The movie's trailer sparked criticism in the USA that a white man had been chosen to play the lead in a film set in China meant to showcase Chinese culture.

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Lucious & Anika Give In & Get Down & Dirty — Empire' Recap

Lucious goes from one problem to the next. Empire airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Fox . Spoilers suggest that she will use that to her advantage in the coming episode . All hell breaks loose, and Andre is waiting to be the hero and clean it all up for Empire . Philip will then team up with Jamal in order to move past his PTSD.

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USA comedian Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

And it looks like he'll be the flawless fit, TBH: Kimmel has hosted the Emmys twice (the most recently being the 2016 Emmy Awards), as well as the American Music Awards a whopping five times. "This is not a prank. And if it is, my revenge on @ TheAcademy will be bad & sweet", he wrote on Twitter. " The producer and the Academy went through a long list of names and, in the end, they decided that, since I'm already right across the street from where they produce the show, I was the closest ...

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Winter Cold And Snow Arrives!

It could feel even chillier thanks to winds that hit 15-25 miles per hour, with some gusts reaching 35 miles per hour, and there might be more snow flurries. Milder temperatures will return early next week with a storm system that will bring another chance for some showers. Temperatures will remain chilly but rebound into the lower 30s.

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Guatemala says Taiwan's Tsai to visit, no word on any US stop

The State Department said that the One China Policy has helped build closer relations with China and engage in strong "informal relations" with Taipei for the last 40 years. The call raised many eyebrows in the US, with critics and media outlets saying Trump broke diplomatic convention and risked upsetting USA relations with China.

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Luxury homebuilder eyes millennials as revenue growth continues

Moreover, Renaissance Technology has 0.03% invested in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE: TOL ) for 567,600 shares. A number of analysts have commented on the company. That is compared with the $0.44 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago. Toll Brothers Inc . on 12/06/2016 reported its EPS as $1.15 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.99.

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Valls seen losing French presidential race in first round

President Hollande announced last week he would not be seeking re-election, amid rumours of al fall-out with Valls. In 2010, former French President Sarkozy ordered the expulsion of illegal Roma migrants who had committed public offenses amid growing concerns for public safety.

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Who Will Win Album of the Year at the Grammys?

I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Written by Mike Posner . He is also up for Best Rap Performance for " Pop Style ", Best Sung Performance and Best Rap song for " Hotline Bling ", Record of The Year and Best Pop Duo for " Work " with Rihanna and Best Rap Album for " Views ".

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Tyler Lockett has Seattle Seahawks back on track

The injury of Thomas will make the way to third-year player Steven Terrell on playing as a starter in the safety position. Cam Newton, voted the NFL's most valuable player at the end of last season, had to miss the opening play of the Panthers game against the Seahawks.

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Trump taunts China on Twitter

After China protested the Taiwan call, Trump hit back Sunday night in a pair of tweets . Since late Friday, observers have speculated whether it was simply a congratulatory call - as Vice President-elect Mike Pence has indicated - or signaled a bigger change for U.S.

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75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

Like the other men, his father, who died in the 1990s at the age of 70, never spoke much about Pearl Harbor . Tatsunobu Isoda, the mayor of Nagaoka, Japan, will lay flowers at the main memorial event on Wednesday and join a smaller ceremony a day later co-organised by Japan and the US for the first time.

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OH legislators pass restrictive abortion bill, citing Trump victory

Late Tuesday, the House passed the bill, 56-39, sending the ban to the governor. Both votes were mostly along party lines, with Republicans supporting the bill and Democrats opposing it. They have mostly failed, and federal courts have struck down similar laws in Arkansas and North Dakota . The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear any further appeal.

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Here's what Donald Trump said about Fidel Castro's death

But the crowd included many people too young to remember Castro in his heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, and many of them sounded more pragmatic than ideological when speaking about his death at the age of 90. While much ill-sentiment plainly remains among Cuban-Americans, the country's relationship with the U.S. began to thaw recently, with Barack Obama extending an olive branch earlier this year.

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Gigi and Bella Hadid immortalised as dolls

Then she revealed, "I tried past year [to be cast in] the show [but] I think everything happens for a reason". "The initial conversation I had with Gaga was brief - she came in with an idea for what she wanted and called it 'a cascade of diamonds, '" Gladys told Vogue .com.

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Buckeyes plan for a fiesta in the desert

If the victor was going to get beat out by another team in their conference, was there really a reason to have a championship game? How can we leave Penn State out when they won college football's toughest conference, beating OH state, Iowa and Wisconsin in the process? 7 Stanford, a 31-24 win at then-No.

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Gogglebox stars congratulate Scarlett Moffatt on her I'm a Celebrity win

When asked about the current Queen Of The Jungle, Jez ranted: "I hate her". "Scarlett Moffatt has become the nations sweetheart after her stint in the jungle and the odds suggest we will be seeing a lot more of her in 2017", said Coral's Nicola McGeady.

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Michelle Obama stuns in glittering Gucci for a final First Lady appearance

Her fellow honorees included the actor Al Pacino, the singer-songwriter James Taylor, the Argentine pianist Martha Argerich and the country-rock band the Eagles. Elle King , Bonnie Raitt and Andra Day performed Mavis Staples classics, while actor Don Cheadle recalled her participation in the civil rights movement and her performance at John F.

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Abducted California mother Sherri Papini had 'message' branded on skin

Investigators said they went out of state tracking leads. She "was covered in bruises ranging from yellow to black because of repeated beatings", her husband said. Until now, police have come forward with limited descriptions of the suspects, two Hispanic women driving a dark-coloured SUV, armed with a handgun.

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Natural Resource Ministry: Russia's oil production cut should not affect exploration pace

Overall - accounting for the recent rise in oil drilling, but also for cutbacks earlier this year on low prices - Goldman said "year-on-year production will decline by 620,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2016 and increase by 55,000 bpd in 2017".

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Grammy Country Committee Rejects Beyonce Song

Queen Bey's Lemonade was nominated for Album of the Year and had the most Grammy nominations this year. Kanye West , who has had a hard year ending in the cancellation of his Life of Pablo tour, has never received an album of the year nomination, despite years of commercially-successful and critically-acclaimed work .

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Virat Kohli's tweet defending Anushka Sharma is 2016's golden tweet

She also made very important points about the shifting dynamic in a marriage:I am a very basic person. She said the the best way to describe 2016 on Twitter is that it has been a platform for people to see what is happening in their world as well as in the world right now.

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Who Was Snubbed Hardest by 2017 Grammy Awards Nominations?

Rihanna is setting the record straight after an Instagram caption sparked controversy in the wake of the 2017 Grammys nominations. The singers garnered 17 combined nods in numerous same categories, including Record of the Year and Best Urban Contemporary Album.

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George Lucas Approves of 'Rogue One

This is the first instalment in the Star Wars: Anthology series. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is helmed by Gareth Edwards, while last year's " Star Wars : Episode VII - The Force Awakens " was directed by J.J. He called and spoke with Edwards for about half an hour, a conversation Edwards said he will "cherish and take to [his] grave". Being with Lucas and conversing on the film was a "real privilege" since "his opinion means the world to me".

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'Little Shop of Horrors' Remake in the Works, Greg Berlanti to Direct

He's set to return to the director's chair for a film about DC hero Booster Gold, but today brings word that he's adding a cinematic revamp of Little Shop of Horrors to that list. Do you think Berlanti is a good choice for this movie? Though Berlanti is primarily known as a voice in television today, he previously directed two feature films ( The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy , Life as We Know It ) with additional credits being Pan , Wrath of the TItans , and Green Lantern .

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Apple Negotiating With Hollywood To Get Movies Earlier On iTunes

People familiar with the matter have said that the studios are considering a deal with iTunes as a possible option, although Apple is not necessarily the only company that the studios have been in talks with. Some have even said that they would be open to offering movies for rent as soon as two weeks after they premiere in theaters. With cinema attendance mostly stagnant and home-video revenue flat in recent years, film companies are under pressure to find new areas of growth.

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Trend shows Black Friday losing sales, shoppers to Black Thursday

If you will add the Thanksgiving Day sales, $5 Billion with 11.4 percent increase from past year is expected to reach. I was surprised Ulta had good deals. The increase is largely as a result of soaring online shopping. Retail analysts predicted Black Friday sales would top $3 billion online in the United States for the first time as consumers increasingly relied on the Internet for holiday shopping.

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Star Wars Just Received Some Outstanding News For Its Box Office Hopes

Lucas had earlier praised Star Wars: The Force Awakens moderately. Rogue One looks set to have an open playing field ahead of it in China until Tsui Hark's Journey To The West opens in the Middle Kingdom at the end of January. We'll just have to wait and see. "To be honest, and no offence to anyone here, it was the most important review to me". For Star Wars fans on the West Coast, items can be found at Tomorrowlanding in Disneyland and Gone Hollywood in Disney California ...

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Florida Marijuana Sales to Top $1.6 Billion by 2020 — NEW REPORT

Although Arizona was unable to pass the Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative in November 2016, the cannabis industry nationally made major gains with four states legalizing adult use and four states passing new medical use laws. The moratoriums though do not affect home delivery. "At every stage in this process, from cultivation to dispensing at our medical facility, from engaging physicians and guiding patients throughout this process to building first-in-class dispensaries throughout ...


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