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A Rockette Speaks Out About Performing at the Trump Inauguration

When the Rockettes performed at the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in NY last month, only one dancer in the crew was black. Mary's interview comes in the wake of Rockette Phoebe Pearl , who reportedly wrote in a now-deleted Instagram post that she felt "embarrassed and disappointed" to potentially perform at the inauguration.

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Celebrities, Fans Pay Tribute to Carrie Fisher

I will miss our banterings. She was catapulted to mega-stardom when she played Princess Leia in the sci-fi blockbuster in 1977. "Carrie was one-of-a-kind... Although Fisher is best known as Princess Leia, she is also an acclaimed writer. Since 1987, when her semi-autobiographical novel Postcards From the Edge - about an actress fresh out of drug rehab - was released, Fisher has been an outspoken advocate for people struggling with addiction and mental illness.

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Japanese prime minister arrives in Hawaii for memorial visit

Abe and President Obama will visit Pearl Harbor on Tuesday, 75 years after the surprise Japanese attack that drew the USA into World War II. There is no end to the spiral where hatred creates hatred. Hornung said that, more than 75 years after the sneak attack that brought the United States into World War II, the bitter feelings created by the war have faded on both sides.

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The mixed reaction to the news that Victoria Beckham's getting an OBE

Despite the fact that Victoria has had a hugely successful career, people are still suggesting she's not worthy of this plaudit. "Victoria is incredibly proud of the fashion brand she has built and ever thankful for her fantastic team", they told the publication.

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Here's How Nick Cannon Is Doing Following His Hospitalization

I'm about to take it to the new level, a different stratosphere, a different mesosphere. I'm sitting here just getting stronger... The presenter commented: "Nicki said what doesn't kill you makes you stronger - we all make it stronger because we all make it through 2016 and we're gonna keep going".

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Ryan Reynolds Shot A Scene As Deadpool For 'Logan,' Sources Say

Logan \/em stars Hugh Jackman ( Logan ), Boyd Holbrook (Donald Pierce), Patrick Stewart (Charles Xavier), Dafne Keen (Laura Kinney\/X-23), Doris Morgado (Maria), Stephen Merchant (Caliban), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Gabriela), and Richard E.

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'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher is dead at 60

However, Fisher said she thought she made young girls aspire to be strong rather than good-looking because she "didn't know" she was pretty. She was catapulted to mega-stardom when she played Princess Leia in the sci-fi blockbuster in 1977. Screen icon Carrie Fisher has died in hospital just days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight.

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Dwayne Johnson and Henry Cavill hint at Superman appearance in Shazam

Dwayne Johnson is set to play Black Adam in the planned Shazam film and its sequels, but the actor has said that, as far as he knows, there are no plans for Black Adam and Superman to come to blows. Not content simply to thank his lucky stars that he's made a miraculous return from the grave, it looks as if Superman will also be gunning for leadership of the League, leading to an epic clash with Batman which (this time) presumably can't be resolved through the mutual naming of their mothers.

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Remembering Carrie Fisher: The People's Princess

Later, Fisher appeared in " Austin Powers ", " The Blues Brothers ", "Charlie's Angels", and " When Harry Met Sally ". She originated the character in the first "Star Wars" movie when she was 19 years old. Fisher also recently wrapped production on Season 3 of Amazon's comedy series Catastrophe , starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney; Fisher recurred as Delaney's mother.

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Muthoot, Manappuram branches in Gujarat, Maharashtra looted

The men came to the branch in a red Scorpio vehicle around 10 am, introduced themselves as CBI officials, and asked the staff to furnish records and open lockers. Interestingly, a similar heist took place in the same office of Muthoot Finance a few months ago. Cyberabad Police Commissioner Sandeep Shandilya said five teams have been formed to track down the culprits.

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Priyanka Chopra reacts to Deepika Padukone's 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' trailer

But the first one to test the waters will be Deepika Padukone's "xXx: Return Of The Xander Cage" opposite Vin Diesel which is due in January 2017. Deepika, our lovely dimpled beauty herself, announced this on Twitter this afternoon by tweeting, "thrilled to announce that #XxX :TheReturnofXanderCage will release in India first!" Notably, Deepika's Hollywood debut might be able to break the January jinx of Indian Box Office.

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Whoops! Sarah Michelle Gellar Mistakenly Tweets #RIPBoyGeorge In George Michael Tribute Tweet

George officially announced in 2011 that his 15-year relationship with Kenny had ended - but said the pair had actually split around two years earlier . "#ripGeorgeMichael thank you to everyone who corrected me- it's still so sad". George Michael suffered from a heroin addiction prior to his death.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor's Cause Of Death Released

The Hollywood legend died on December 18 after suffering a heart attack . The news was confirmed by his father, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt , Zsa Zsa's ninth husband, who in odd twist told TMZ that he had never even known his son was hurt.

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Dangal' crosses Rs 50 crore mark in two days

So far the only record Dangal has been able to break of Sultan is highest grossing in first Monday and highest opening weekend at Tamil Nadu box office. Geeta revealed that even the last scene where Aamir Khan was locked out was inspired from real life when her father was not allowed to enter the arena during the final bout.

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Paypal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) EVP Sold $1203653.12 in Stock

Its combined payment solution capabilities, including its PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo and Xoom products, comprise its Payments Platform. Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Paypal Holdings in a research report on Thursday, September 8th.

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Steelers vs. Browns game information

Regardless of what happens in the season finale Sunday in Cincinnati, the Ravens are headed in the right direction. "A big time quarterback made some big time plays", cornerback Lardarius Webb said. Brown finished with 10 receptions for 96 yards to join Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison as the only players with four straight 100-catch seasons. "That's evident in the way we play".

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'Freedom! '90' supermodels honor George Michael: 'His bravery inspired all of us'

He last performed in Liverpool back in 2012 but his connection was cemented when he paid for John Lennon's famous piano to be restored to the city. British police said the death of Michael, who had a turbulent private life and problems with drugs, was "unexplained but not suspicious".

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Paris Hilton attends Kardashians Christmas party, poses with family

There's no denying Kanye West is an extraordinary musician, here is some of his most outrageous quotes to prove it. The couple spent Christmas Day with their children, North , 3, and Saint , 1, at sister Kourtney's house with the rest of the family.

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Unsecured truck rolls away from work site, kills boy

The truck went down a hill, hit a light pole, and then hit a boy in a driveway and crashed into a home. In photos, a construction truck could be seen smashed into a garage of a home. Suarez's first appearance is at 2 p.m. today at the Orange County Courthouse. Upon arrival, authorities determined that Suarez was responsible for controlling the truck.

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Scarlett Johansson is the highest-grossing actor of 2016

Outside of Avengers, but still firmly in the comic book genre, were Suicide Squad stars Margot Robbie and Will Smith coming in at number four and 10 respectively and Deadpool's Ryan Reynolds at eight. 2016 may have been the worst year for many, but Scarlett Johansson certainly made the most of it. The box office collection of Captain America: Civil War and Hail Caesar has resulted in Scarlett Johansson becoming the top-grossing actor of 2016.

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Christmas tree collection sites open January 3

Those who use city refuse service can have their trees - including flocked - picked up on Saturday, Jan. 7, by placing the tree where their trash is usually collected by 7 a.m. The spokesperson said: "As growers we fully support and understand the part we play in promoting a sustainable resource". Real holiday trees are biodegradable, easily recyclable, and may be dropped off at any time through January 31, 2017.

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Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna Got Back Together For Christmas

Even if Blac was not invited to Kris's party, she and Rob seemingly spent their own romantic Christmas. Over the weekend, the Kardashian-Jenner clan threw their traditional Christmas extravaganza at Kris's home and according to Kylie's Snapchat...it.

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Queen Latifah's $160000 Mercedes Benz stolen in Atlanta by gas station thieves

Queen Latifah was the victim of a carjacking in Atlanta, but thankfully she and no one else was injured during the robbery. On the evening of December 20, Keith Sheppard drove Owens' 2015 Mercedes Benz to the Shell gas station at 5630 Fulton Industrial Blvd., and while he was pumping gas, noticed a white BMW pull up.

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Supergirl's Melissa Benoist Files for Divorce From Former 'Glee' Costar Blake Jenner

Benoist and Jenner had been quite private about their married life, so the public saw no signs that the pair's relationship was on the rocks. The couple met on the set of Glee in 2012, and Benoist now stars on the CW's Supergirl . "To my best friend and my partner in crime, I love you and wish you the very best of birthdays of today", he captioned the sweet snapshot. The 28-year old actress first met 24-year old Jenner during the filming of the final few seasons of the American ...

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Girl uses sleeping mom's fingerprint to unlock phone, order Christmas presents online

Admittedly, a password isn't fool-proof either, as little Ashlynd might be able to peep the code by looking over her mother's shoulder. Good plan, and they may as well use that excuse while the kid still believes in Santa because it won't be long before she takes over the world.

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Russian Federation says terrorism wasn't behind deadly military-plane crash

So far, 11 bodies and 154 fragments have been recovered , of which 10 bodies and 86 fragments were sent to Moscow by plane for identification, the Defense Ministry said. He said additional rescue support forces would also arrive at the crash site, in the form of ships, divers, and helicopters to reinforce the rescue and search groups.

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Rihanna UNFOLLOWS Jennifer Lopez as she shares loved-up snap with Drake

Barbadian singer Rihanna, who's a former girlfriend of Drake , has unfollowed Lopez on Instagram . Rumours started circling earlier this month when Drake attended two of J-Lo's concerts and hosted an exclusive dinner for her, which they left together, though they tried to brush it off as a work relationship.

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Scarlett Johansson Is the Top-Grossing Movie Star for 2016

Johansson's Marvel co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr tied for second place with $1.15bn (£938m) each. To calculate the ranking of top-grossing actors, we added up the 2016 global ticket sales of top actors' films, using data from Box Office Mojo as of December 27, 2016.

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Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies After Heart Attack

On Saturday, Fisher's mother , actress Debbie Reynolds, shared the news that her daughter was in stable condition and receiving treatment in an intensive-care unit. " Her voice will be missed", tweeted former CNN host Larry King. Princess Leia's bravery, leadership and independence is thought by many to have flipped the stereotypical image of what a princess could be on its head.

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Obama Set for Likely Final Meeting with Foreign Leader

Yoshida signed the San Francisco peace treaty with the USA and others in 1951, allowing Japan back into worldwide society after its war defeat. Japanese Pri- me Minister Shinzo Abe stopped at several memorials in Hawaii on Monday, one day before he was to visit the site of the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbour during a trip meant to show a strong alliance between his country and the United States.

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WWE SMACKDOWN RESULTS COVERAGE LIVE IN PROGRESS, Join the Discussion, USE #WRESTLEZONE

WWE SmackDown Live's main event was a triple threat match for the WWE World title between AJ Styles, Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin. That led to Cena running out to confront AJ. On Monday it was Roman Reigns defending the United States Title against Kevin Owens while on " Smackdown Live ", three different titles were on the line.

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Tony Mutter: Being part of Sydney to Hobart winning boat

Her official finish time is 02.31.20am 28 December, 2016 in the time of one day 13 hours 31 minutes and 20 seconds - well ahead of the 1 day 18hrs 23mins 12secs set by Wild Oats XI . For the second year in a row, Wild Oats had to quit the race early, this time with a technical glitch that affected its moveable keel. Bell was just behind Wild Oats XI on Tuesday morning when she was halted by a problem with the hydraulic ram that controls the keel.

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TI's Wife Tiny Reportedly Files For Divorce

Both T.I. and Tiny voiced their opinions on the photo on social media and all was thought to be fine, but we now know that it was not. Throughout the a year ago, hip-hop couple T.I. There was also a video of Cottle and Mayweather dancing together at the bash. I just took the picture and kept it moving. It has been confirmed that after six years of marriage, Tiny has filed for divorce from husband T.I.

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LG G6 leaked renders hint at G5-like design

By comparison, the LG G5 measures 149.4mm x 73.9mm x 7.7mm. What's less clear is what becomes of the G5's standout feature - its modular design that allowed users to swap out parts of the phone for other components. There's still a 3.5 mm headphone jack, which will probably assuage fears among smartphone users. While the loudspeaker has been placed on the right side of the USB Type-C port at the bottom of the phone, the microphone is present on the left side.

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Twitter Begs 2016 to Leave Betty White Alone

And so as the year ends, a SC man is pleading to the universe to spare at least one life in the remaining few days of 2016: Betty White . Below is his full GoFundMe post. Help spread the word! The page has also been shared to Facebook more than 300 times. He is seeking $2,000 goal and has so far collected $365 from more than 30 supporters.


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