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Vin Diesel found filming xXx: Return of Xander Cage therapeutic

The Founder opened in ninth place with $3.75 million, opening in 1,115 for a paltry $3,370 per-screen average. The film opened Friday in 20 worldwide markets, which stacked an additional $5.8 million on top of the film's North American earnings for a global tally of $46 million with a further 44 territories on deck in the coming months.

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The Bachelor 2017 Recap 1/23/17: Season 21 Episode 4

It's week four already on "The Bachelor "... and this week, the claws come out! She's been cast as the villain on the current season of The Bachelor , and now, contestant Corinne Olympios' mother is speaking out on her behalf and accusing the show of portraying things incorrectly.

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References to climate change and LGBTQ rights scrubbed from White House website

In short, the content of WhiteHouse.gov was transferred to ObamaWhiteHouse.gov on Inauguration Day, and President Trump has not, as of this writing, repopulated WhiteHouse.gov with much of any content referencing his administration yet. Mr Trump has been highly critical of the intelligence community in recent months, notably following the leak of a dossier claiming Russian Federation had compromising material about him.

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Donald Trump orders freeze on federal civilian hiring

Spicer later said that the increase in the size of the federal workforce has been a source of government waste in recent years. About 85 percent of federal employees are estimated to live outside the D.C. "President Trump is a businessman, but this is not a smart way to run a business, and it's definitely not a smart way to run a government", J. David Cox, national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, told ATTN:.

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Springsteen praises Women's March as he kicks off Australian tour

Bruce Springsteen and his band might be in Australia, but his thoughts are with his fellow Americans. Enthusiastic as they were, Springsteen's remarks couldn't have come as a surprise to fans; a longtime champion of progressive causes, he spent time stumping for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, and while promoting his recently released Born to Run autobiography, he's reinforced his long-held belief that art can be used as an effective forum for a ...

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Watch the 2017 Oscars nominations live on Silver Screen Beat

Unlike previous years, during which the nominations were announced at an early morning press conference, this year's contenders will be unveiled during a global livestream. Will " La La Land " dance off with the most nominations? The decision to stream the nominations is a departure from the traditional live audience at the Academy.

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Model tells media she is intersex

Intersex children are frequently forced to undergo "corrective" surgery as infants to assign them as either male or female, a controversial practice that many medical professionals have spoken out against. "I knew something was wrong with me", she revealed. At 18 years old, she had another surgery to reconstruct her vagina. In the exclusive interview with USA Today , Odiele revealed she's speaking up about this now because she wants to shine a light on the medical procedures some ...

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Hillary Clinton Takes To Twitter To Thank Every Women's March Protester

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka opened up about her longtime friendship with Chelsea Clinton and how she vows to remain friends with her despite their parents' vicious presidential campaigns. And now, she stood a few feet away as Trump, a man she had called reckless, unqualified and unfit, was administered the oath of office. Clinton wore white, the symbolic color of the women's suffrage movement, as did both of Trump's adult daughters.

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Kendall Jenner Has But One Emoji For Her Sheer And Starry Look

Everyone wants to discover the latest creations of the big fashion houses and it is normal! So if one wonders how it is physically possible with this cold polar as we approach the -8000, we suspect that they wanted to mark the spirits. If the worldwide model still has not recovered from its break with The Weeknd , the photos of his ex with Selena Gomez were the coup de grace. Bella has needed her friends around her since it emerged her 26-year-old ex moved on to Selena Gomez, 24, two ...

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Women's March on Washington exemplifies desire for change

Leading up to the march several posts on the organization's social media pages erupted in controversy. The organisers of the march went to agonising lengths to demonstrate inclusivity, but were plagued from the outset by intersectional one-upmanship and arguments that black women, Muslim women and trans women weren't sufficiently represented.

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'Supergirl,' 'Flash' Set Fellow 'Glee' Alum Darren Criss as Music Meister

Grant Gustin joined Glee season 3 to be the love interest of Darren Criss' character Blaine. Thanks to the process of elimination, most folks guessed Music Meister would be responsible for the next Flash/Supergirl crossover being musical, but we should've figured he'd be played by Grant Gustin and Melissa Benoist's fellow Glee alum Darren Criss .

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Stephen Colbert is hosting the 2017 Emmys

The CBS late night talk show is going to keep running reruns this week, but we feel pretty comfortable assuming that there will be new episodes next week. " Stephen is the ultimate master of ceremonies with award-winning creative talents, and as we've seen the past few months, he has a fearless passion for live television", CBS's executive vice president of specials, music and live events said.

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The First Trailer for Lifetime's Britney Spears Biopic Hits Rock Bottom

Underneath a Southern accent, viewers are met with dance sequences, paparazzi and Spears famously shaving her head. " Britney Ever After " is a two-hour TV movie that dramatizes the tumultuous story of the pop icon's rise to fame, fall from grace and eventual resurrection, which firmly secured her status as one of the world's most enduring entertainers.

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Shia LaBeouf Shouts Down White Supremacist Sloganeer

Shia LaBeouf, the Transformers actor who's also known for his unusual performance art and freaky rants against cops, maniacally confronted a Trump supporter this weekend, yelling " He will not divide us! ". But LaBeouf held his ground and somehow, despite the protest's admittedly performative nature, earns the actor some respect. Jaden Smith , the son of actors Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, was the first person to be filmed protesting President Trump taking office.

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Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump in Facebook post

The most well-known incident of this type of behaviour came from Katie Rich, a writer for Saturday Night Live. " Saturday Night Live is the worst of NBC ". Despite the apparent animosity between her parents and Trump, it is not surprising Clinton would come to Barron's defense. Attacking Barron on social media was not confined to the United States.

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Canada's Trudeau, ministers to discuss Trump plans for NAFTA

On Friday after the president's inauguration, the Trump administration laid out its plans for trade on the White House website . Trump could play Canada against Mexico to address most of the public complaints he's had about the two-decades-old trade agreement, assuming the government of Justin Trudeau is willing to play along.

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Shia LaBeouf launches 4-year-long Trump protest

LaBeouf, along with his performance art partners Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner , started the protest at 9 a.m. and invited the public to join throughout the day. Watch the He Will Not Divide Us live stream below. With the theme of not letting Trump separate us as a country while he is POTUS, participants are chanting " He will not divide us ".

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Soulja Boy Hit With Two Felonies In Gun Arrest

TMZ now reported that police discovered that one of the guns found inside his home was actually stolen from a police auto. DeAndre Cortez Way , better known as rapper Soulja Boy, was charged today with illegally possessing firearms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

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Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper to play Boston area on summer tour

Tickets for the tour are scheduled to go on sale to the public January 27 via Live Nation , although Citi cardmembers have access to a pre-sale that begins January 24 at 10AM local time. 7/15 - Xfinity Center - Mansfield, Mass. July 19 Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, Va. 7/25 - PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, N.J. The Grammy-winning performers are performing at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston on Tuesday, Aug.

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When is the 2017 Super Bowl (football start, kickoff time, TV)?

Fewer than 2,000 tickets to the game in Houston were listed on StubHub late Sunday, after the Patriots' victory over the Steelers clinched a Pats-Falcons matchup on February 5. You can catch the game right here on Fox! Tom Brady is chasing a fifth Super Bowl win, and his New England Patriots won 14 of their 16 regular-season games Which teams will be involved in Super Bowl 51? Matt Ryan , Julio Jones and the rest of the Falcons offense showed that on Sunday putting up 44 on the Packers ...

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Tom Cruise rumoured to be on Green Lantern shortlist

He played Deadpool in a bad movie and again in a very good one, and executives at DC Entertainment are considering whether Ryan Reynolds could do the same for their Green Lantern character when "Green Lantern Corps" hits in 2020. There's a reason for myth. For now, we've heard nothing about who might play John Stewart, but the names being considered for Hal Jordan makes for interesting reading.

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Justin Bieber Slammed The Weeknd After He Was Spotted Kissing Selena Gomez

While Bieber and The Weeknd have never collaborated together, they share a number of affiliated artists such as Drake and Travis Scott. TMZ reporters caught up with Justin as he was leaving a restaurant in West Hollywood on Friday night, and gave him a chance to weigh in on the situation, asking, "Can you listen to a Weeknd song?" In a past encounter with TMZ , Bieber did not seem to bother answering questions about Gomez and her new flame.

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Kate Middleton And Sister Pippa Are Adorable Little Bridesmaids In Throwback Video

The couple and the royal babies now live in Norfolk but by next fall they will be Londoners to get closer to the rest of the royal family especially the Queen. Gary is Carole Middleton's younger brother. Pippa, second from left, with sister Kate , to her right, as bridesmaids in 1991. "Maybe not, but the word is that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge want to expand their family soon", reports Hollywood Take .

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Superman v Grandpa as Cavill takes on De Niro in Razzie battle

Along with films like Zoolander 2 , Gods of Egypt, and Dirty Grandpa , Batman v Superman has secured a " Worst Picture " nomination from the Gold Raspberry Awards - a.k.a. Both Batman and Superman, aka Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill , are up for Worst Actor . The worst actress category will see Oscar-winner and Mother's Day star Julia Roberts go up against Naomi Watts and Shailene Woodley (The Divergent Series), Megan Fox (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows ) and Becky ...

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Hugh Jackman's Logan receives an R rating for 'strong brutal violence'

Considering how confusing and convoluted the X-Men movie timeline has gotten over the years (which is one way the films really do unintentionally mirror the comics!), Logan taking a big step away from the rest of the series and just existing in its own little bubble may be the absolute best thing for it.

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Alec Baldwin Sets 'Saturday Night Live' Return as Host

This will mark a record-breaking 17th time that the Massapequa-raised actor has hosted the show, but the first since he began impersonating Donald Trump previous year. SNL said that actress Kristen Stewart will debut as a host on the February 4 show. After SNL sneakily announced that the "Scars To Your Beautiful" singer is the show's next musical act, she expressed her excitement on Twitter.

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Trump's fashion on display at inaugural ball

The first couple showed up to the Liberty Ball shortly after 9:30 p.m. Trump started with a brief speech describing his win. President Trump will be the first president to be divorced twice, making Melania the first third wife of a president.

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Ed Sheeran's 'Castle On A Hill' video stars his identical teenage twin

What makes the video really authentic is the fact that Sheeran co-produced it, exclusively casting students from his old high school to appear alongside him. It isn't the first time Ed has used lookalikes in his videos. Ed was also played by a flame-haired puppet in the Sing video. Well on Monday, the British crooner finally delivered with the tribute to his teenage years, Castle on the Hill , from his new album, ÷ known as Divide! The new songs respectively hold the number one and two ...

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Super Bowl LI half set following NFC Championship

It looks like Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will be a shootout. Though it's their first National Football League championship appearance in almost two decades, the team has come close multiple times in recent years thanks in part to the largesse of their owner Arthur Blank , whose current net worth Forbes lists as $3.2 billion.

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Moore, de Blasio and celebs call for '100 days of resistance'

On the day Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will continue his harsh stance against him and his proposed policies because it's the only way to get results. Baldwin admitted that he thought the impression was amusing, but "the timing of it is no longer amusing". " Donald Trump and Steve Bannon and Mike Pence and all those people that are part of Trump's administration, they think that you're going to lay down", Baldwin said.

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Hundreds in Saskatoon show solidarity with Women's March on Washington

I did not see the division and hate typically used to characterize demonstrations. I felt a righteous anger quelled only by the knowledge that I was not alone, nor will I ever be. Van Jones , a fixture on CNN and founder of the organization Rebuild the Dream, urged attendees to show love for all Americans, including those who may have supported Trump.

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Star Wars: Episode VIII title revealed

A big part of it is that direct connection, nearly like an automatic jacking back into childhood in a weird way. Episode VIII was originally slated to launch this summer, but it was eventually delayed to December 15th, 2017. Does this mean that the reason why there's a Last Jedi is because the Dark Side wins? Does the "last Jedi" refer to Luke Skywalker ( Mark Hamill ), Rey ( Daisy Ridley ) or another character? " The Last Jedi " began filming in February 2016 and wrapped last summer.

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Ohioans Will Join the Women's March on Washington

There was no time left to deny it: a man who openly bragged about sexually assaulting women-among other bad offenses-was in the White House. Image: SheKnowsWhat issues or causes are you most passionate about? "Once it happens in a generation that a spirit of resistance is awakened", said Rabbi Sharon Brous.

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Weekend Box Office: 'Split' Dominates Over 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage'

Having said that, as I mentioned at the start, the film may not work at United States box office, which is its home country, it's still making money at the box office worldwide and is number one. "I would describe it as a better-looking "Ocean's Eleven", said Donnie Yen in a statement. While Diesel is far from an expressive actor, you're able to see a sense of ambition in some of his other grand returns, like " Riddick ".

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'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye dies at 75

Gorden will be best remembered for his portrayal of René Artois in the British comedy series " Allo Allo ", appearing in all 84 episodes between 1982 and 1992. Listen to Gorden Kaye on Desert Island Discs in 1991 . Kaye suffered serious head injuries in a auto accident during the "Burns" Day Storm' of 1990, but made a good recovery and returned to television.


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