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Monopoly unveils new game pieces

Board game Monopoly is adding three new tokens: A T-Rex, a rubber ducky and a penguin. The departure of the dated icons means the battleship (introduced in 1935), the Scottie dog (1950s), the racecar (1935), the cat (2013), and the top hat (1935) all remain.

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Vicky Pattison will be involved in Blind Date reboot

The late Cilla Black's best mate assured fans the show will be in "safe hands" when it airs on Channel 5 this summer. "I can't wait to see if we can find love". Other names thought to have been in the frame before the new hosts were Kylie Minogue, Olly Murs and Helen Flanagan . Formerly an ITV programme, the new Blind Date will now be broadcast on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom on Friday nights and will feature LGBT contestants for the first time.

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Trump asks Congress for billions to build border wall

Lopez Obrador, a fiery leftist who has led recent polls for the 2018 election, said he expects the commission to "speak out in accordance with the law to protect immigrants from the harassment they are suffering since Trump took office". He also mentioned that Mexico would pay for the wall and that caused simmering diplomatic tension and angered everyday citizens south of the border. About $1 billion would be set aside for border-wall construction.

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White House: Trump Paid $38 Million in Income Tax in 2005

The White House released President Donald Trump's tax return for 2005 on Tuesday-after MSNBC's Rachael Maddow publicized reporter David Cay Johnston's story that he the scoop on them. Johnston, however, is a well-known journalist. The return showed that Trump had paid $ 38 million in federal income tax off a $ 150 million income that year.

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Star Wars Land: Disney gives sneak peek of giant AT-AT Walkers

Disney said the lands will include attractions and entertainment with aliens and droids. The video above confirms at least two of the Empire vehicles are being constructed for the West Coast version of Star Wars Land. The other takes guests right into the action of an epic battle between the First Order and the Resistance. " Star Wars " fan and blogger Stormtrooper Larry a year ago highlighted the quick glimpses of what may have been newly designed AT-ATs in " The Force Awakens ".

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Beauty and the Beast: The Sad Story Behind the Beast's Parents

Tonight, preview showings of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast will come to cinemas around the U.S. to the delight of fans young and old. And I remember her being fun: She slid on library ladders, jumped rope while reading, threw a giant snowball in Beast's face and sarcastically told Gaston , "I don't deserve you".

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Warner Bros. Is Considering a Return to The Matrix

Reeves, who recently starred in " John Wick 2", was asked if he would still be willing to reprise his role for another instalment with the Wachowskis if given the chance. The movie was followed in 2003 by The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, which were not as well received as the original. No Wachowskis.

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'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Official Trailer

Even though she died in 1951, the cells from her cervical cancer were harvested without her knowledge or consent and have been used and replicated since then in biomedical research. The film captures the dynamic of Skloot and the Lacks family as they seek to build trust in order to tell this monumental story. Winfrey was also an executive producer on the film.

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Nick Kyrgios upsets Novak Djokovic in fourth round of BNP Paribas Open

This match is definitely one of the must-watch on the tenth day of action here in California and would be played not before 3 pm in Stadium 1. Del Potro has 40 career wins over top-10 players with six of them coming past year. He broke del Potro, who is known for his serve, twice in the set and was quick on his feet and played close to the net, where he placed a number of dropshots that showed his comfort level here on the hardcourts.

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Will move Supreme Court against Narada probe order: Mamata

The court also asked the agency to file an FIR if necessary. Acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice T Chakraborty have asked the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry within the next 72 hours, reported Hindustan Times . Crores were spent in Uttar Pradesh, why no probe into this. The footage became a big issue during the 2016 West Bengal assembly polls, but the Trinamool Congress managed to retain power despite a vigorous anti-corruption campaign by the opposition.

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Park Geun-hye criticised over defiance, faces calls for investigation

On Sunday evening, Park left the Blue House presidential palace in Seoul to return to her private home in the city as an ordinary citizen, stripped of her presidential immunity that has shielded her from prosecution. It was not the first time she has had to leave the Blue House compound of traditional-style buildings at the foot of a hill in central Seoul . But she had remained at the presidential Blue House since the verdict, citing the need to fix her private home before moving in.

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The Kardashians make HOW much for a sponsored Instagram post?

Hello?' And there's no answer. Speaking previously, the reality star said: "My mom always says to treat your skin like silk. Like, you know [when] your stomach just kind of knots up and you're like, 'OK, what's going on?'" " Kim seems incredibly stressed out right now because it seemed like she was just starting to get through all of this in her head and now it looks like she is emotionally stuck right back in the middle of it all!" According to Kim , the door to her bedroom was open ...

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Trump budget cuts environment and foreign aid spending

Elsewhere in the budget, the request for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development see a 28 percent reduction that includes the proposed transformation of the foreign military financing program from grants to loans.

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Arrow Season 5 Episode 16 Review - 'Checkmate'

Oliver shares this information with Captain Pike, but that quickly backfires when a "low life" in a hoodie stabs Pike in an alley, putting him in a coma. But hey, this is Oliver we're talking about: His obliviousness to threats right in front of his face may be utterly irritating, and it's probably a legitimate storytelling flaw that Arrow has to rely on it so often, but damn it, his idiocy is consistent .

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Grey's Anatomy season 13 episode 17 promo: Owen, Amelia talk it out

However, we quickly discover that Jackson's mind has wandered to a different topic: his father. After two brief meetings, Jackson shared some parting words with Robert saying, "When you have a kid, you're making a promise and I don't break my promises".

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Spotify Might Start Withholding Big Releases From Free Users

The deal may be months away from being finalized, but Spotify is said to have cleared this particular clause with major record labels. Spotify's position has always been that a wide release to both its ad-supported and paid tiers is the best way to reach fans with new music.

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Paris Jackson Says She Was Michael Jackson's "Favorite" Child

She shared, "When I was a kid, I was with my dad and my two brothers". Growing up, I was treated as the favourite because I was the only girl. She also digitally erased the cover line -'I was ideal in my dad's eyes' in the cover image she shared on her Instagram .

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A&E Renews Leah Remini's Scientology Docuseries for Season 2

The new season of the acclaimed and groundbreaking docuseries will feature 10 new hourlong episodes. Despite claims by the Church that Remini was producing the series for fame and money, Remini and Rinder plodded on, interviewing former Scientology members and exposing their tales of alleged abuse, trauma, family destruction and financial ruin at the hands of the Church.

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What should we expect when Trump meets 'total disgrace' Merkel?

Then he and Merkel will hold a joint press conference before having a working lunch. An accusation levelled by Trump and his business associates to the effect that manipulation of the value of the Euro has boosted German exports may be strongly rebutted by Merkel.

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These Sexy Disney Princess Bikinis Will Slay Your Life!

Are you loving the pretty princess looks or does this take the mania to a whole new level? If there's one genre or unusual subculture in the world that seems to be growing every single year it's the reimagining of Disney princesses in every single possible situation in the entire world.

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Tyra Banks returns to host 'America's Next Top Model'

She had handed the reins over to Rita Ora when the series moved to the CW, but it was canceled after just one cycle. "After giving it a lot of thought, I realised that remaining behind the camera wasn't enough because 'ANTM " is woven into my DNA'.

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Noel Fielding to host new 'Great British Bake Off' on Channel 4

Mary Berry and beloved hosts Mel and Sue jumped ship along with it , leaving Channel 4 with, as many people observed, what was essentially Paul Hollywood and a tent. The refreshed line-up includes television personality Sandi Toksvig and comedian Noel Fielding. "I spend my daytimes on Channel 4 already so it will be a treat to be there in the evenings".

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Seahawks' Eddie Lacy eager to prove himself once again

Lacy, 26, rushed for more than 1,000 yards a season in his first two campaigns with the Packers after joining from Alabama in 2013. I think I'm stating the obvious. With various running back options to choose from, Seattle chose Eddie Lacy - weighing in at more than 20 pounds above what he was listed at a year ago - over Adrian Peterson.

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South Korea expert's children gatecrash live TV interview

The news presenter immediately informed the guest expert "one of your children has just walked in", with a smile. Kelly said he was concerned that BBC would never call him again so he emailed the channel to apologise. Jung-A shared that their kids usually come back to her when they learn that the door to their father's office is locked. Four-year-old Marion and her family later became an overnight Internet sensation.

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Aquaman has been pushed back two months to December 2018

ComicBookMovie also points out that the release date of December 21 was the same as James Cameron's Avatar 2 , but since the project was delayed, the date was all up for Aquaman to take. Quite how advanced each of those projects is though isn't clear, and the studio is also okay with just filming Aquaman this year, if the scripts for those five aren't in a position where the movie concerned can press ahead.

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Game Of Thrones Season 7: The Dragons Are As Big As 747s

A 747 aircraft is about 230 feet long with a 210 feet wingspan. The number of episodes Unlike the 10-episode seasons of the past, Season 7 will consist of only seven episodes. Ever since their birth, the dragons have been fundamental in Dany's quest to form her massive army before sailing to Westeros. Game of Thrones fan Kevin Patterson spotted a massive green block with climbing holds.

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Rex Tillerson: Military Action Against North Korea Is 'On the Table'

A 63-year-old human rights lawyer, Moon has said he will extend an olive branch to North Korea if elected and would visit Pyongyang before making a trip to the United States. He visited Japan on Thursday, meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. Pyongyang views the drills as a rehearsal for invasion.

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Netflix Is Scrapping Its Five-Star Rating System

Previously-given star rating will still be used to personalize the profiles of Netflix users, but the stars are disappearing from the interface altogether. A binary "yes or no" option is much easier for viewers to commit to, especially in a world where we've been trained to nonchalantly throw likes around on Instagram and Facebook.

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Selena Gomez Dodges Questions About Boyfriend The Weeknd

We're making the call: Selena Gomez has never looked better than on her new US Vogue cover. Given that her BFF and fellow twenty-something music industry phenomenon Taylor Swift has graced the fashion magazine's cover three times already, it seems pretty unbelievable that this is Gomez debut cover, especially when the musician already looks like an old pro.

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NWA Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond

An 8.52-carat diamond that was found in the same park in 2015 was estimated to be sold for $1 million last month, but the park hasn't given an estimate for Kalel's diamond, which is only one carat smaller. The largest diamond ever discovered in the United States was the Uncle Sam diamond that was unearthed on the land in 1924. Wesley Oley Basham was foraging in Arkansas' Prairie Creek pipe mine when he happened on the Uncle Sam diamond, which was named for Basham because he was often called ...

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Clare Waight Keller Has Become Givenchy's First Ever Woman Creative Director

The Instagram sensation is known for his hard-edged, Gothic aesthetic, his love of streetwear and his high-profile client/muse/friend list, which includes Beyoncé, Ciara, the Kardashian-Jenners and the Hadids. Waight Keller had announced earlier in January her departure from Richemont-owned fashion house Chloe. Waight Keller, whose appointment was announced on social media , takes on a post previously filled by John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Julien Macdonald.

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Sony sets Venom solo movie for Aquaman's old October 2018 release date

That was confirmed today when Sony announced an October 5, 2018 release date for the project, according to Variety . Sony Pictures is bringing Spider-Man's longtime nemesis Venom to movie theaters in a stand-alone film next year. We're not sure how this will tie in with Spider-Man: Homecoming that seems to be a joint effort between Sony and Marvel, and given that this announcement came from Sony, it doesn't seem like Marvel could be involved, but maybe more details will surface at a ...

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Ireland's leader pushes Trump on illegal Irish immigrants

Speaking to a reporter from RTÉ News , Mr Trump said he was planning to visit Ireland during his term in office and said that he loved Ireland. The issue has drawn intense focus on this year's visit, given the president's hard-line stance on immigration.

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Watch James Corden's Crosswalk 'Beauty and the Beast'

During the Hollywood premiere of the movie they closed two blocks. When it came time for Belle's iconic ballroom dance with The Beast, Corden rocked the Disney princess' yellow gown like nobody's business, but Stevens was having second thoughts about performing in the middle of a busy roadway.

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Everything We Know About the New Trump Travel Ban Decisions

U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang in Greenbelt said he will soon decide whether to halt Trump's order , but did not guarantee a written order by the end of the day. State Attorney General Doug Chin said the new ban is unconstitutional and would harm Hawaii's tourism industry. "Fantastic news", Ferguson said afterward.


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