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Warren Says Floor Speech Wasn't About Fundraising, Despite Sending Fundraising Email

ELIZABETH WARREN: I think what he did was wrong. The incident occurred after she quoted Coretta Scott King during debate of Sen. "We don't have the votes in the United States Senate to block somebody like Jeff Sessions", she says. Sen. "Mr. Sessions has used the awesome power of his office to chill the free exercise of the vote by black citizens", King wrote, referencing controversial prosecutions at the time that Sessions served as the USA attorney for Alabama.

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Japan's prime minister meets Donald Trump-again

In fact, there was a previous honeymoon between the leader of Japan and his US counterpart. Jennifer Jacobs, a White House reporter for Bloomberg, tweeted : "Trump's press corps has been placed in a basement suite at Jupiter golf club".

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11 of the most ridiculous moments from Fifty Shades Darker

And speaking on The Graham Norton Show as he promoted the latest instalment, he said the first movie had a huge effect on some of the fans. What do the critics think of the new director James Foley's work? How much worse can the 50 Shades Darker reviews get? Taylor-Johnson's film was far from stellar, but it made sense even with several cringe-worthy moments.

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Disneyland, Disney California Adventure increase one-day ticket and annual-pass prices

Disney previous year started using a three-tier structure that charges visitors more during peak periods to help spread out crowds. Walt Disney is raising the admission price for its USA theme parks by as much as $5 for some single-day tickets starting on Sunday.

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Betsy DeVos Greeted By Barricade Of Protesters Outside DC School

She has proved to me that my vote will be better spent on someone who more accurately reflects my vision for our state and our country. But this progress should not stop now that DeVos is Secretary of Education. "That's the underlying issue", Rumford said. It's been a busy week for those of us who care about the future of public schools in West Virginia. "And I still do have some reservations about her really as the result of the confirmation hearings.

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The 10 Highest-Paid 2017 Grammy Nominees

With that mind, XXL reached out to our readers to see who they believe will win the Grammy on Sunday. With the 2017 Grammy Awards to be held this Sunday (February 12th), Kickstarter announced campaigners, who have used its crowdfunding platform for funding, that received nominations for this year's award show.

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The Lego Batman Movie kind of has it all

Batman ™ also provides access to The LEGO® Batman ™ Movie Adventure World and Battle Arena. Taking the audio from the Fifty Shades trailer and the video from Lego Batman, they mash-up may seem odd but when you see it's actually rather clever - whether we will ever see Dakota Johnson voice the Joker and Jamie Dornan voice the Dark Knight remains to be seen but for now it's pretty darn hilarious.

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Bride's heirloom wedding dress vanishes at cleaner's

Afterwards they decided Kleen Cleaners would be a safe choice to have it cleaned at as they had a Royal warrant. 'There was no sign of the dress, nothing to match the ticket we had and we're anxious that it has been sold off. But the firm then then went into liquidation and she fears the dress may have been sold. Alongside a photo of her wearing the dress she writes: "Please share this far and wide in case anyone stumbles across it!" She added: "This is unbelievable and my mum was beside ...

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Comedian Jim Jefferies Tears Into Piers Morgan For Defending Donald Trump

Later, Morgan got into a tweet-off with Queen of Twitter and Boy Wizards J.K. Rowling. "Because you had a premonition that one day the author would roar with laughter at seeing you called out for your bulls*** on live TV?" Morgan said that "everything I said was factual".

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Newt Gingrich Rips 'Fascists' Protesting Betsy DeVos' Visit to DC Public School

DeVos, said Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota, "is fundamentally incompetent ..." "I guess I feel a little bit better about it now than I did based upon what I first heard about her". "Obviously, there's a lot of rhetoric about how awful she is, but she is in a position of authority that deserves respect, and she certainly deserves a chance", Moore said.

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Lady Gaga responds to body shaming comments following Super Bowl halftime performance

Gaga didn't shoot fire out of her bra at NRG, but there was plenty of fire and she was suspended from the air. "That's the stuff of champions", she said . Gaga fired back overnight on Instagram , posting a picture from her performance and writing how "proud" she was of her body. It did not take long before social media reacted to the underwhelming musical number.

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Westworld's Thandie Newton in talks for Han Solo Star Wars movie

Alden Ehrenreich ( Hail, Caesar! ) stars as a young Han Solo in the era before Star Wars: A New Hope , before he met Leia and Luke and embarked on a galaxy-saving adventure. And given Newton's natural feistiness and strong presence, come the second season, she'd be far more comfortable playing a samurai's enemy than a lady in distress.

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Europe's fear of Muslim immigration revealed in widespread survey

An average of 55 percent of respondents across the 10 countries supported instituting a ban . Several lawsuits have been filed challenging Trump's January 27 executive order that suspended the entire US refugee resettlement program for 120 days and banned entry of all citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries - Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia - for 90 days.

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Protesters block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering public school

DeVos's nomination for education secretary attracted more public outcry than any other of Trump's cabinet picks. She replied that she believes in critical thinking - which scientists claim to support against dogma, whether scientific, philosophic or religious.

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Kellyanne Conway goes on TV to encourage people to "buy Ivanka's stuff!"

She later added: "It's a wonderful line".But enforcement - and punishment - for violating these rules largely falls to the head of the federal agency in question.Nordstrom reportedly plans to stop carrying Ivanka Trump's line of womenswear due to flagging sales.

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Rahul Gandhi Says PM Always Googles, Peeps Into People's Bathrooms

Modi, who has been accused by Congress of using foul language and repeatedly humiliating opposition after his raincoat jibe against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, persisted with his shrill attack on rivals saying they have only served their families.

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'Naam Shabana' Trailer: Taapsee Pannu Packs in Several Punches

The makers have recently released the trailer which has made " Naam Shabana " the talk of the town. Taapsee Pannu is all set to sizzle with 'Naam Shabana , ' which is India's first spin-off, based on her character in Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby '.

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Adam Levine honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The country singer also shared having Levine as a friend is "one of the most important" relationships he made in his life. "He's one of the most unaffected superstars I've ever met", Hagar said. Levine seemed shocked by the honor, posting a photo of the star on Instagram with the caption, "Whaaaaaaaaat!?" The family checks out Adam Levine's new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

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Chief Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin says new 'SNL' episode will be 'big'

The room is quiet for a moment as Bayer allows the words to take hold before walking offstage. Even if the current buzz is over whether McCarthy will return this weekend, Baldwin's latest hosting performance could go a long way to determining the role he'll be most remembered for, long after the last presidential tweet .

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Trump Says New Action on Immigration to Be Issued Next Week

The executive order directed federal agencies to issue a 90-day suspension of entry into the United States for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, said Trump's travel ban was just partisan rhetoric, and that the decision shows the role the judicial branch plays in government.

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Are you ready for Keanu Reeves in John Wick?

Wick , isn't immortal, so when the bullets start flying, making intelligent use of dodges and cover is essential to surviving against such overwhelming odds". Reeves and Stahelski have a long relationship only IMDb obsessives might have known about before: Before Stahelski was directing Reeves , he worked as a stunt coordinator on the Matrix series and even doubled for Reeves in The Matrix Reloaded , before meeting again on the set of 2005's Constantine .

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David Luiz is a 'warrior' for playing through pain - Chelsea's Antonio Conte

Football Whispers have picked out five Chelsea players that are fighting for their future at Stamford Bridge ahead of the summer transfer window. Burnley will be looking to Andre Gray and Sam Vokes to keep up their recent goalscoring form if they are to take anything from this game.

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Akhilesh, Rahul to release CMP tomorrow

When he can't answer questions, he starts distracting. "He still has two-and-a-half-years, he must reveal the janampatri". Addressing an election rally in Bijnore, the 43-year-old Samajwadi Party (SP) National President also took a dig at Modi's comment that there was a storm (aandhi) in favour of the BJP in the state that goes to polls between February 11 and March 8.

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Ghost In The Shell Star Scarlett Johansson Comments On "Whitewashing" Controversy

She continued: "Also, having a franchise with a female protagonist driving it is such a rare opportunity". Certainly, I feel the enormous pressure of that - the weight of such a big property on my shoulders'. But the " Ghost in the Shell " star, who was attending amFAR's annual NY gala, stressed that as challenging as it may be to be the working parent of 2-year-old Rose Dorothy, it's still worth it.

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James Corden Revealed Grammy Night Secrets

As James Corden of " The Late Late Show " gears up for his first GRAMMYs hosting gig, we thought it would be fun to feature some of his greatest, star-studded moments. "I consider her to be a very good friend of mine and my whole family's really". Comment • This award, which amounts to Song of the Year for the performer, absolutely ought go to the song that was unquestionably the most talked-about of the year, Bey's "Formation".

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Here's A First Look At Avengers: Infinity War

A Spider-Man appearance had been rumored for quite a while, but this is the first confirmation. Notice the first day of filming appears to be on an alien planet... We see concept art of Tony Stark standing in front of a line-up of Iron Man armors. Kevin Feige explains in the video that Thanos is the biggest threat that any of the characters in the MCU has ever faced.

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Gigi Hadid Tells Ellen DeGeneres About Her Relationship with Zayn Malik

After she had a little moment, Gigi started talking about her boyfriend, singer Zayn Malik. The blonde bombshell, wearing a polo crop top with a french fry patch embroidery ($89) from her Tommy by Gigi line, began the interview by admitting excitedly: 'When I moved to NY, I wanted to have a Vogue cover, I wanted to be on the Food Network, and I wanted to be on Ellen .and I'm on Ellen !' "I love Lauren and I can't ever beat her in anyway".

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Angus Young to Join GN'R Onstage Tomorrow?

AC/DC co-founder Angus Young joined Guns N' Roses on stage in Sydney, Australia last night (February 9). Angus already joined Axl and the boys live in concert at last year's Coachella performance, rocking " Riff Raff " and " Whole Lotta Rosie ".

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Here's Your First Look At Sofia Coppola's THE BEGUILED

Colin Farrell takes on the role in the updated version, playing an injured Confederate soldier who seeks refuge at a girls' boarding school. At first, as Alicia says in the trailer, they promise to show him "some real Southern hospitality", but it's only a matter of time before things devolve into a wild tale of seduction and revenge.

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Plot Details Have FINALLY Been Revealed For "Mary Poppins Returns"

Set 20 years after the original, the sequel will follow the titular character in Depression-era London, where her, erm, gifted Nanny skills are yet again required by an older Jane and Michael Banks. After the family faces a bad loss, Mary Poppins ( Blunt ) returns to bring joy and life back into their lives alongside Jack ( Miranda ) and her whimsical cousin Topsy ( Streep ).

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Here's who's counting on Trump to make Japan trade deals

Taking a cue from Trump's campaign slogan, Abe said he would welcome the United States becoming 'even greater'. Trump suggested they play a round a day after their February 10 meeting in Washington . First Lady Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump joined President Trump aboard Air Force One as he provided a family welcome to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a weekend getaway at Mar-a-Lago.

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George, Amal Clooney's twins confirmed

Don't tell anybody else! I said, 'how far along is she?' He said, 'eight weeks.' I'm like, 'don't say anything.' He didn't know the 12 week rule. Don't you know the 12-week rule?' Like of course he doesn't. They're gonna be awesome parents. Accoring to PEOPLE , Amal Clooney "has let everyone in both families know quietly". The twins are said to be due in June though hugely successful human rights lawyer Amal , 39, and Ocean's Eleven actor George, 55, are yet to release an official ...

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Justin Timberlake Talks About Fatherhood & Reminds Fans Why They Adore Him

Justin is keen to keep his own son far away from showbusiness, even though he's an worldwide pop superstar and actor and his wife Jessica Biel, Silas' mother, is an actress - but if his kid insists on following mum and dad into the spotlight, the Cry Me a River singer admits he'll be a good guy to turn to.

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Khloe Kardashian and Boyfriend Tristan Thompson Have 'Talked About Getting Married'

In an episode of "Revenge Body" last February 9, Khloe Kardashian has come face to face with two women, one aims to change her body to seek revenge on her husband who left her because of being overweight and the other one wants to change because she really wants to be in a relationship.

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Democratic Base Mostly Fine With Blocking All Things Trump in Congress

Should Republicans fall short of the 60 votes they need to overcome a promised filibuster , McConnell could embrace the "nuclear" tactic and say as Senate leader that Gorsuch and future judicial nominees can be approved with 51 votes. Donald Trump's approval rating today continues to hover at record lows, even as the 45th president continues to implement the very agenda that resonated with voters and got him into the Oval Office.


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