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Donald Trump remains producer on 'New Celebrity Apprentice'

Once Trump officially launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, NBC passed off hosting duties to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Trump's continued involvement in the show raises more questions about potential conflicts of interests between his various businesses and his political role.

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Grammys set to get a taste of Lemonade

Adele and Beyonce were each nominated for Album of the Year , Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the Grammys. The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade . The biggest surprise for Album of the Year was " A Sailor's Guide to Earth " by Sturgill Simpson , a country singer who has won a high-brow audience with abstract lyricism including meditations on Tibetan Buddhism.

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Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

Trump's day also included a meeting at his New York City tower with House Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss policy priorities. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said in a statement that Puzder's "business record is defined by fighting against working people".

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Joe Haden: Browns jokes, comparisons to Alabama 'disrespectful,' hard to take

Haden has made Cleveland his home and is well-liked in the community, but he said he's not going out in public these days. We haven't won a preseason game this season, we haven't won anything. There's nothing that can change this but winning. They have yet to win a game. "It's like we're getting slapped in the face". We don't even need to think about a depth chart change or adding another receiver to the roster, considering that Rishard Higgins and Ricardo Louis are already dying for ...

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X Factor Final Song Choices Revealed

Teema is a huge name in Finland and so his union with Saara made them one of the country's most famous couples, but Saara chose to end it after nine years. Things changed in 2015 though when Saara started to be open about their love and Meri has been a permanent presence by her side ever since, having even taken on the job of Saara's manager.

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Colorado electors try to overturn voting requirement

How can this broken system be changed without going through the hard and lengthy process of a constitutional amendment? Nemanich said there are already other electors in other states who are on board, including two in Washington , a republican in Texas and a few others who are not yet willing to go public.

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United Kingdom govt agrees under pressure to divulge Brexit plan details

Article 50 is the mechanism that triggers exit negotiations for Britain to formally leave the European Union. "One could say it (the referendum process) is parliament ceding the ground.to the people, to a referendum". We are here to make sure that parliament's sovereignty is respected. He added: 'Only an Act of Parliament could lawfully confer power on the appellant to notify.

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The Angels take Paris

The holidays bring a lot of things, among them colder temps, abundant carbs, awful debt, frequent bouts of depression, eventual annoyance with manufactured Christmas cheer, and so on. The first outfit is in combined navy and silver floral lace lingerie set topped with a see-through long sleeve filled with nearly 6,000 crystals and black feathers along with the accessories made by the show's go-to designers Eddie Borgo and Brian Atwood.

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Grammy Awards Nominations: See The Full List

If she wins in all categories, Beyonce would break the record for most Grammys by a female artist. - Best rap album: " Coloring Book ", Chance the Rapper; "And the Anonymous Nobody", De La Soul; "Major Key", DJ Khaled; " Views ", Drake; "Blank Face LP", ScHoolboy Q; " The Life of Pablo ", Kanye West.

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Donald Trump reacts to Castro's death on Twitter

Mr. Obama mentioned his own efforts during his White House tenure "to put the past behind us", despite the almost 60 years of political discord between the USA and its island neighbor. Felix Roque. But she noted that the U.S.is allowing commercial aircraft to do business with a repressive Cuban government and Cuban military. Vice President-elect Mike Pence tweeted of the dawning of new hope now that "the tyrant" has died.

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OH 'heartbeat' abortion bill heads to governor

The Ohio Senate approved a bill Tuesday banning abortions after the fetal heartbeat can be detected. "They've been trying [to pass this bill] for many, many years, and I think that effort has educated a lot of the legislators in OH, perhaps even the voters in OH have put in more representatives with a pro-life point of view", Scheidler said .

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About 40 people feared dead in Pakistan plane crash

An image from 2015 shows a Pakistan International Airlines plane preparing to leave Chitral for Islamabad . Reportedly, eight bodies were shifted to PIMS, one to Poly Clinic, 18 to Combined Military Hospital (CMH), five District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) and two bodies were shifted to Capital Development Authority (CDA) Hospital.

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Oakland Raiders can end 14-year playoff drought this weekend

He's maturing and that's probably the thing that I'm most pleased with. I think (Louisville quarterback) Lamar Jackson may have the lean, but I think it may only be by a nose if he does. (AP) - Tyreek Hill had touchdowns receiving and on a punt return, Kansas City's defense made life miserable for Oakland quarterback Derek Carr , and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 21-13 on a frigid Thursday night to take control of the AFC West.

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Felicity Jones takes the lead

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits USA theaters on December 16th, 2016. The release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is still nearly two weeks away but George Lucas is one of the lucky few who has been treated to an advance screening of the movie.

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It's Adele V Beyoncé for 2017 Grammy awards - and Beyoncé should win

Beyonce's nine nods for " Lemonade ", her album and film exploring race and infidelity, led the field as nominations for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced on December 6. The nominations for next year's Grammy Awards have been revealed, and somehow David Bowie's universally praised farewell album Blackstar isn't up for either Album of the Year or Best Rock Album .

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Beyoncé dominates with nine Grammy nominations

Chance the Rapper's seven nominations, including for new artist, in part resulted from a rule change that opened the door for music not available in more traditional forms. Yesterday the Grammy nominations for 2017 were announced, which meant that it was time for our annual unpacking of virtually everything about the choices - who was snubbed, who was wrongly nominated, what on earth the Grammys think genre is, etc.

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"Trumpmania" abortion battle begins: OH passes extreme heartbeat bill

Committee to review tax credits, exemptions: Creating a bipartisan committee designed review the more than $8 billion worth of tax credits, exemptions and deductions the state provides each year. The Senate approved that bill Wednesday night. "This bill is unnecessary and unsafe", said OCSEA President Christopher Mabe. State Sen. Capri Cafaro, D-Hubbard, spoke against the bill.

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Michigan Denies Stein's Recount Appeal

Separately Friday, two Michigan Supreme Court members who made Trump's list of possible U.S. Supreme Court nominees removed themselves from consideration of an appeal by Stein to restart the recount in that state. They also argued that Stein is an aggrieved party if she participated in an election that was plagued with mistakes or fraud. Goldsmith's order started the recount this week.

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'Last Tango in Paris' sex scene revelation sparks outrage

In the clip, the Italian director explains he and leading man Marlon Brando conceived the idea of incorporating butter into the graphic scene "used as a lubricant" the morning before it was scheduled to be shot. While the interview is now causing outrage, it's hard to fathom how news of such disgusting and sexist treatment of a young actress wasn't acknowledged sooner, especially given that Schneider opened up about the non-consensual scene nearly 10 years ago.

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Jimmy Kimmel Confirms He's Hosting the 89th Academy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel has just drawn the hardest job in show business, and he sounds happy about it. "They don't pay you any money; the Oscars pay you like chicken feed", Alec Baldwin, who hosted in 2010, told The Hollywood Reporter . The Oscars aims for a much bigger audience. Kimmel has twice hosted the Emmy Awards , most recently this year's show honouring TV's finest in September, earning positive reviews for his emcee duties.

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Trump slams 'Saturday Night Live' as 'unwatchable'

It wasn't the first time he's taken offense to his characterization. In his second stint in fake tan since the billionaire nabbed the Presidency through a mix of populist rhetoric, misinformation and good old fashioned fear-mongering, Baldwin stopped by SNL to poke fun at, among other things, Trump's unhealthy fixation with Twitter .

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Bella Hadid: Sister Gigi's my 'comfort blanket'

It's the home of lingerie and it's the home of fashion shows. Her emotional song underscored a series of bright, colorful lingerie looks-which her elegant dress paired perfectly with, by the way. Amazingly, that was her first facial! "We've all been working really hard to get here". Gigi Hadid is not new to the VS runway and is back for the second time at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

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IOC: Rio the 'most ideal imperfect Games

Originally, the sanctions were supposed to be in place until the end of the year. Under the measures, the International Olympic Committee will not organize or "give patronage" to any sports events or meetings in Russian Federation. The world sports ruling body said this would be until the evaluation of a World Anti-Doping Agency commissioned report. During that time, the IOC executive board can recommend full recognition, another necessary step in the drawn-out path toward joining the ...

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Why Trump's Pentagon pick may prove to be deeply controversial

Mattis , 66, also known as "Mad Dog", is a veteran of both the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan before retiring in May 2013. Mattis , who retired as chief of the US Central Command in 2013, has often said that Washington lacks an overall strategy in the Middle East, opting to instead handle issues in an ineffective one-by-one manner.

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Police urge no rush to judgment in shooting of Reno student

The unidentified officer is on paid administrative leave, a routine procedure for an officer-involved shooting, according to a Reno police spokesman. He read from a statement at police headquarters and refused to take any questions. In a Facebook post that appears to be from the boy's father, the father says his son was bullied at school and was armed to defend himself from the attacks.

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Singer Sia splits from her husband Erik Anders Lang

Things looked so bright for the couple when they married on August 2, 2014 after being engaged for just two months. The singer announced that after two years of marriage they have made a decision to go their separate ways. "Omg omg I'm so excited", she wrote. I've got some plans. The morning of the wedding, Sia tweeted, "Omg omg I'm so excited", but then didn't say another word about her wedding - or even confirm her marital status - for almost a year.

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Rihanna Shuts Down Beyoncé Beef Speculation After Grammy Snub + More Top Stories

In addition to " Lemonade " for album of the year , Beyoncé landed song and record of the year nods for " Formation ", which gained fame after her epic Super Bowl performance this year. Skrillex, Scooter Braun, Kanye West and Rihanna earned album of the year nods thanks to Bieber's and Drake's albums. We're also anticipating Drake to double up in the album and record categories: "One Dance" was one of the biggest hits of the year, and that's because of its undeniable hook and ...

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[ December 5, 2016 ] British Woman Stabbed to Death in Lapland, Finland England

A statement from cops in Lapland said: "Police are continuing their investigations into the homicide in the village of Kuttanen, by Enontekio, in Finland". It is understood the couple, who both had a passion for dog sledding, met in Scotland. Her great-aunt Val Laing paid tribute to her "beautiful" niece and added: "For her parents and grandparents to lose her just before Christmas is devastating".

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DiCaprio meets with Trump on green jobs to boost economy

Leonardo DiCaprio has met Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centred on preserving the environment could boost the USA economy. DiCaprio has been a strong advocate of fighting climate change and preserving wildlife. "It's one issue that's interesting because there are few things where there's more division than climate change". Trump explained the controversial selection in the press release announcing Pruitt.

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Natalie Portman on taking on an icon in Jackie

Portman: It seemed kind of insane to do, because I'm not really an impersonator. " Michelle Obama, I think, is maybe every American's hero". By the way, I can't imagine buying popcorn at this movie that so graphically shows the president's skull being blown up.

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Assad Says Aleppo Win Will Change Course of War

Many Western countries cut ties with Damascus in 2011 and have imposed crippling economic sanctions, but Assad said he remained open to better relations with them. He said: "I guess this means we can't leave now". Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Hamburg on Wednesday, Russian news agencies reported .

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Trevor Noah Responds to Angela Yee's Confusion Over Tomi Lahren's Popularity

Fans of the show are upset with Noah, who was visibly frustrated during the interview at Lahren's inability, or unwillingness, to answer his questions, but he showed respect for his guest and let her speak her mind. There's no honor in Noah setting himself up to lose an unfair fight; even if the consolation prize is the media telling itself that, actually, he won .

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Lake effect snow for central NY beginning Thursday

Snow totals in some areas have totaled in excess of one foot, with more snow expected throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service has Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, and Ashtabula counties under a lake effect snow warning until 4 p.m. In addition to lake effect snow, this system will bring gusty northwest winds and falling temperatures to the entire region. Winds will be coming from the west at 15 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour.

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Veterans share stories at Pearl Harbor commemoration

He will likely put priority on consoling the souls of the victims and avoid a direct expression of apology. Mr Abe said in a statement: "We must never repeat the tragedy of the war". Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor is thought to be a way of reciprocating the commitment shown by Obama to Japan-US relations. Tsuneo Watanabe, a senior research fellow at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, said that together with Obama's visit to Hiroshima, the Pearl Harbor visit will complete the ...

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Rajnath to lead Indian team at Fidel Castro's funeral

When discussing their country's human rights record, Cuban officials along with some rights advocates said the revolutionary government under Fidel Castro ran an extensive literacy campaign and dramatically improved the lives of millions of people by providing better access to housing and health care.


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