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In greatest career move in years, Sylvester Stallone turns down Donald Trump

Last week, reports surfaced that the President-elect was considering Stallone as the head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the group that selects which art projects will receive government grants. "He's a great Dickensian character". There are certain people like Arnold (Schwarzenegger), Babe Ruth, that are bigger than life. Rather than further demoralize sniffing snobs already freaked out to be serving under a President Trump, he would do the most good lending a hand to ...

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At least nine dead as truck rams crowd in Berlin Christmas market

In the current Berlin terrorist attack, as in Nice, a driver used a truck to plow into a crowd of people at a bustling Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz, a square in the heart of Berlin. "He is now being interrogated", police spokesman Thomas Neuendorf told reporters at the scene of the popular Christmas market near the historical Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in central Berlin.

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Twin Peaks: Check out David Lynch in his Showtime Series Preview

It is happening again , and now we have video evidence with a new Twin Peaks teaser that hit the internet late last night. While there have been some ups and downs with production - including, at one point, the departure of Lynch himself from work on the show - things quieted down and it looks like Twin Peaks is returning to the best of all possible worlds.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor: 15 of Her Best Quotes

Alongside her extensive screen career, Gabor married nine times , although she only had one child. While her acting career was perhaps undistinguished, the former beauty queen's outspoken ways grabbed headlines. In 1989, she slapped a Beverly Hills cop who gave her a ticket, and spent three days in jail, making worldwide headlines - and a subsequent mini-career mocking that incident in movies such as "The Naked Gun 21⁄2".

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Leo, 'Growing Pains' cast attends Alan Thicke memorial

Alan Thicke was remembered by family, friends and his former " Growing Pains " co-stars at a memorial service Sunday evening. On Sunday night, many of Hollywood's stars and Alan's closest friends gathered to honor the actor and his unbelievable career.

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The Gallaghers will be back for Season 8 of 'Shameless'

Despite being seven seasons in, Shameless has only gotten stronger in age. Shameless's renewal was not quite surprising, since the series was the most successful for the network and showed no signs of stopping as its latest season was the highest-ranking season to date.

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Oil prices bounce around as doubts about OPEC output agreement linger

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for January rose 8 cents, or 0.2 percent, to $51.98 per barrel on its second to last day as the front-month. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has pledged to cut output to. Libya is thought be producing about 600,000 barrels per day since September; El Feel and Sharara would add roughly 400,000. Despite this, there were factors that weighed on markets, preventing prices - which remain relatively low - from rising more.

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Jerry Kill introduced as new Rutgers offensive coordinator

The Big Ten Conference coach of the year in 2014, Kill will also coach the Scarlet Knights' quarterbacks. And over the past few weeks, other programs have reached out in an effort to have Kill join their respective coaching staffs. "It was a very hard situation, very hard time". "We understand his passion and desire for coaching, and the opportunity to get back on the field and coordinate an offense".

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Leslie Horton's artichoke dip causes hilarious moment on Calgary Global News

At least one said she now had the means to torture people she didn't like. 'How does it smell, Scott?' Horton asked while passing around crackers spread with her dip. Witzel anxious that they were being rude even though they hadn't even tried the dip yet - but Horton assured him the recipe hadn't worked out. "What? That's like all I can taste - is vinegar!" While Horton insists there is no vinegar in the dip, the desperate plea from the couch is: "What did you do?" Horton told him it ...

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Pirates Of The Caribbean 5: Familiar Face Set to Return

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki) and features returning stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Stephen Graham and Martin Klebba alongside new additions Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, David Wenham, Kaya Scodelario, Golshifteh Farahani and Paul McCartney.

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Duchess Kate Wore the Most Festive Dress to a Christmas Party, Naturally

She joins a long list of stylish women who love Seward's pieces, including Michelle Williams and Katie Holmes. "He said the kids are really looking forward to Christmas and George is already ripping open his presents", London radio host A.

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Watch the first footage from the 'Blade Runner' sequel starring Ryan Gosling

The discovery apparently leads Gosling's Officer K to seek out Ford's Rick Deckard , who has been missing for 30 years. Blade Runner 2049 opens October 6, 2017 . We begin with a voiceover from Ford talking about Replicants , and then quickly cut to Ryan Gosling's character, Officer K, walking through a desert wasteland.

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Loretta Lynch: I Wish I Had Not Met With Bill Clinton

There were a couple good jokes - "It wasn't the worst time I've had on all fours" and "Damn it Colleen, you're becoming your mother" (watch the clip for the set-ups), but the sketch works exclusively because McKinnon occupies this instantly familiar type like it's a well-worn Christmas sweatshirt.

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Thoughts on WWE Roadblock and the Company Moving Forward

Kevin Owens defeated Roman Reigns by disqualification in the main event after Chris Jericho attacked Owens, and only the lure of that future feud can make up for a substandard main event. (c) Rich Swann: Swann retained his title by delivering his roundhouse kick to Perkins. Enzo Amore tried to capitalize on apparent marital issues between Rusev and Lana, but the plan backfired.

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Kate McKinnon Channels Hillary Clinton In "SNL" "Love Actually" Skit

In the aftermath of his wife's defeat to Donald Trump , the former president reportedly bumped into the editor of a local newspaper in upstate NY and made clear his opinion as to what had led to the surprise victory for the Republicans. Colorado's nine electors are soon gathering in Denver to vote on the next president. Amid Clinton's win in the popular vote and intelligence reports that Russian Federation had worked to affect the outcome of the election, there had been efforts from some ...

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Rahul Gandhi did the right thing meeting PM Modi

Prime minister welcomed Election Commission's appeal to political parties to act against black money. "The entire month, they did not let the Parliament function". I don't just see the winds of change. 15,000 people will get rewarded with an amount of Rs 1,000 for using digital mode of payment including debit card, credit card, mobile banking and other.

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Kidman thanks husband for helping her cope with father's loss

Nicole is now starring in "Lion", a drama about a young boy who gets lost and ends up being adopted by an Australian couple, and says she took on the role because she connected to the story about the "bond between a mother and a child". The full interview on CBS is to air this Sunday. Kidman has been nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in the critically-acclaimed film, " Lion ".

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A&E Tackles KKK With New Docuseries

According to The Hollywood Reporter , the show is meant to create a dialogue between those in the KKK and their family members who oppose their views. Also featured on the program will be anti-hate and peace activists working to break the cycle. Generation KKK's subjects include an Imperial Wizard grooming his teenage daughter to inherit his position, an Iraq war veteran raising his 4-year-old son to adopt the group's bigoted views, a young man who sees his Klan leader as a father ...

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Truck runs into crowded Christmas market in Berlin; injuries reported

The Berliner Zeitung reported that a truck drove into the Breitscheidplatz Christmas market, in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg. No other details were immediately available about the incident, which occurred near the fashionable Kurfuerstendamm avenue in the west of the city.

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Watch a new trailer for the upcoming John Wick sequel

Chapter 2 looks like more of the same neo-noir mayhem that made the original so much fun, and brought Keanu Reeves back from the brink of B-movie-dom. The new trailer for the action-packed John Wick sequel features a pulse-pounding song with lyrics that fits Wick's gun-for-hire status. 2016 may have been an irredeemable bust, but the new trailer for John Wick: Chapter 2 is just what the doctor ordered.

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Fans Will No Longer Have Full Control Over NBA All-Star Voting

Fan vote will account for 50%. Fans will have some company when they take to the internet to vote for this year's NBA All-Star Game starters. The ballot features slots for three frontcourt starters and two backcourt starters from both the Eastern and Western Conference.

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Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock 'attacked by diner at London restaurant'

Regardless, we hope that Leigh-Anne's injury is feeling better and that she recovers soon. "And Leigh-Anne started going, "Maybe I would, maybe I would". The Little Mix star told fans she drunkenly fell out of a vehicle - just weeks after it was claimed she was "slapped" by a man back in November. 'Leigh-Anne kept saying she wanted to go home.

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How The Batman: Arkham Franchise May Move Forward

They could spend the first tutorial phase in the game with Damian as a child, learning martial arts and getting good with gadgets, and then, later on, follow the Wayne heir when he gets older and becomes the new Robin. For years, we've been waiting for this game but the studio hadn't announced anything officially. Hints of its existence had been floating around for just as long.

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Dictionary publisher's word of the year: 'surreal'

Pop culture gave us "revenant" (guess the trailer for Leo's film didn't make the definition quite clear), "icon" (which spiked after Prince's death), and " in omnia paratus " (thank you, Gilmore Girls ). Picking a word of the year began in 2003. Interestingly (or appropriately) enough, "fascism" very almost topped Merriam-Webster's look-up charts.

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Electoral College Meets Monday: Anti-Trump Protesters Gather at Various State Capitols

And to further the ire of those calling on the electoral college to switch their votes, not just to Hillary Clinton but essentially to anyone else, is the fact that Clinton won the popular vote by a margin of more than 2.8 million votes. That effort is expected to fall short because most of the 306 Republican electors have said that they will vote for Trump today. However, it's unclear what penalty Bright might receive if he follows through on his vow to vote for Sanders.

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Vigil held on eve of Electoral College

Some members of the Electoral College say they need more information about Russia's involvement in the presidential election before they cast their votes. On Jan. 6, Congress has to officially count the electoral votes. Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead now stands at nearly 2.9 million votes, and is still growing.

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Star Wars Rogue One: Donnie Yen "Chirrut could beat Dark Vador" interview

Earlier this year, opening weekends for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Captain America: Civil War" made $166 million and $179 million, respectively. It opened in fourth place and only brought in $7 million, the worst opening for a Will Smith film . Rogue One goes in the opposite direction-it's computerized as hell, although to a much greater effect than the Lucas prequels.

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Hillary Clinton tries to woo electors 'Love Actually' style in 'SNL' sketch

Clinton. If there's one thing everyone loves around Christmas, it's Love Actually, Richard Curtis' overstuffed 2003 attempt to ruin the Troggs forever . He performed even better in 1996 against Republican Sen. Bob Dole in 1996. On Monday , the Electoral College will officially meet to determine who will become the next president of the United States.

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Rogue One Goes Big on the Box Office with $290 Million Worldwide

Globally the film delivered a truly out of this world $290.5M, opening at #1 in every country in release. With its strong performance, " Rogue One " has shown that Disney can make Star Wars films that fans will want to see even if they have nothing to do with the core story.

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Details are pouring in about Margot Robbie's apparent secret weekend wedding

The nuptials took place in a secret location on the Gold Coast. They relationship was cemented over the summer when they got engaged. "They made a decision to marry around Christmas so they could spend time with both their families afterwards, which they've never done before".

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Mariah Carey On Demi Lovato & Ariana Grande: "I Don't Know Her"

Any of her (s), whether that be Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato or Ariana Grande . " I don't know her either and so I wouldn't say anything to her", the singer and Mariah's World star answered. "I don't know [Demi] either". Some of her responses were priceless. She came to the Christmas show at the Beacon Theatre and we had a nice conversation...

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Prince Harry: I'm so lucky to be able to make a difference

My mother died when I was very, very young and I don't want to be in the position. "At the start I was just the ginger white prince who came to make these children laugh", Harry confessed of his first few trips to Africa when he was in his teens.

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Luke Kuechly clears concussion protocol, but might not play

This game is certainly a big matchup in some ways as the Redskins make a push to ensure they continue their quest for a playoff spot. "Everybody's watching us, so we just have to be ready and prepared and match their energy". His most reliable weapon, even during the rough patch, has continued to be tight end Greg Olsen. With Norman in a contract season, and Carolina dealing with limited cap space, tagging Norman made more sense than letting him hit the open market, where they could easily be ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle finally pictured hand-in-hand

On a report from Sun , the couple walked hand-in-hand while strolling along Piccadilly as they admire the Christmas lights on their way to West End show, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime . She left it blank because she was confused. Christmas is still a week away, and if you're anything like us, you haven't even begun to think about buying presents for your friends and family yet (you've had "BUY XMAS PRESENTS" written in an iPhone note for weeks now).

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Fire Fighters Ring Bell For Salvation Army

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign is dealing with a shortage. Due to the extreme weather, many Red Kettle sites were without volunteers and the seasonal sound of their ringing bells. She and her husband are volunteers for the Salvation Army in the Twin Cities, and have been for years. Lori Peterson, Salvation Army field representative for the West Central Wisconsin, which includes Dunn County and all of Chippewa County except Chippewa Falls, said it has been a challenging season.


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