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Apple tax decision 'based on facts'

Ireland has said they plan to appeal the Commission's ruling and Apple will do the same. Besides Apple , European Commission regulators have been investigating the tax arrangements between its member states and several American companies, including McDonald's, Amazon and Google.

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DC, Tennessee win first night Miss America preliminaries

The new Miss America will be crowned during Sunday night's nationally televised finale. "I'm on cloud nine". "I knew going in that I had the opportunity to make history". Djuan Trent competed in the Miss America pageant as Miss Kentucky in 2011, when she finished in the top 10. O'Flaherty is one of 52 contestants competing for the coveted Miss America crown this week.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016 launch gets record audience, X Factor's improve

Jordan accused show bosses of specifically pairing some professionals with celebrities who have previous experience in a bid to help them stay in the competition for as long as possible. The ITV launch show was watched by 6.8 million, a 34% viewing share, but had increased to 8.3 million viewers on Saturday for its third episode. Saturday night's third X Factor episode was beaten by Strictly , although the rival shows were not broadcast at the same time.

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Sakshi Malik to get married to Asian Games medallist Satyawart Kadian

The news about the marriage was confirmed by Sachin Malik, brother of Sakshi Malik. The Haryana Government has announced the appointment of Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik as Wrestling Director at Maharshi Dayanand University in her native town Rohtak.

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The Best Instagrams Of The MTV VMAs 2016

After surprising the " Work " singer with a congratulatory billboard on August 26, Drizzy delivered a heartfelt speech Rihanna and even got to meet the singer's family. Following the show, Drake posted a photo of him giving Rihanna a kiss with a caption that read: "This is a night for us all to be thankful for what you have done for us!" She was also in the spotlight when Drake confessed his love for her.

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Rescue Workers Report Chlorine Attack on Aleppo

According to witnesses, government warplanes released chlorine gas in the eastern part of the rebel-contested city - sending residents running for cover and making it hard for some of them to breathe. But the organisation said it could not ascertain if chlorine gas was used. Government forces put east Aleppo under siege on Sunday for a second time since July after advancing against rebels on the city's outskirts.

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Dhanush to debut as a director

Velraj will handle the cinematography while Sean Roldan will be rendering the musical score for this film. Others who congratulated Dhanush include Prasanna, Manobala, Soundarya Rajinikanth, actor Vivekh, and director Anand Rai. However, the rest of the cast and crew will be announced soon. All said and done, now the only question that's running in everyone's head right now is - Will Dhanush too be acting in this film? Actor Dhanush always gives his best on whatever he does! "That ...

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Kate Middleton reveals she's teaching Charlotte and George to be farmers

The 33-year-old royal chose one of the New York-based designer's pastel pink dresses for a royal visit to Cornwall with husband Prince William on Thursday (01.09.16) and Lela thinks Catherine's decision will have an "enormous" impact on her label.

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The First Openly Gay Miss America Contestant Begins Preliminaries

Djuan Trent, who is also lesbian, competed in Miss America in 2011 as Miss Kentucky and finished in the top 10. Then in 2014 Patricia Yurena, a two-time victor of Miss Spain and a runner-up in the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, announced that she is a lesbian.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Ed Balls powers show to record viewing figures

Jordan, who once starred on the hit BBC One show, claimed that the show bosses favour the married dancers and called them "the show's darlings". The launch saw the 15 celebrities step on to the Strictly dance floor for the first time. The figures beat Strictly's 8.7 million viewers in 2015, which pipped The X Factor to the top spot in last year's ratings battle. Meanwhile, ratings for ITV's The X Factor improved from last weekend, when its series opener got an average audience of 6.8 ...

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Judge in Stanford Rape Case Fighting to Keep Job

After serving half of a six month sentence, Turner left the Santa Clara County jail just after 6 a.m. FILE - This January 2015 file booking photo released by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows Brock Turner. His decision is also seen as a reaction to a campaign to recall him from the elected position he held onto in June because he ran unopposed. "Judge Persky does not".

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Virginia Tech defeats Liberty 36-13 to start Fuente era

The facility has grown considerably since then, and fans are expected to shatter the current college football record attendance of 115,109 set in 2013 when MI hosted Notre Dame. Liberty amassed just 160 yards of offense, scoring all of its points off of Tech turnovers. Both teams come into the matchup having won their openers, but neither was all that impressive, the Vols in particular.

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Chris Brown's Lawyer: No Guns Found in House Search

After being arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon , Brown was later released after posting $250,000 bail. "[Police] were specifically looking for a specific type of jewelry - that was not found", Geragos said, also claiming that none of the six witnesses supported Curran's story.

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Phyllis Schlafly, a Forceful Conservative Voice for Decades, Dies at 92

Phyllis Schlafly , president of Eagle Forum , addresses the Family Research Council "Values Voter Summit" in Washington, October 19, 2007. "Her Choice Not An Echo was a brilliant bookend to Goldwater's Conscience of a Conservative , which she encouraged my father to publish in 1960 because no one else would", Manion recalled.

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Daniel Radcliffe endorses Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader

He acknowledged the move would take some control away from the victor of the party's leadership contest, to be announced on September 24. The Labour leader said the initiative would be aimed at attracting some of the globe's finest minds to do their research in the UK.

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Asteroid named after Freddie Mercury for his 70th birthday

The asteroid, which circles the sun at 20 km per second, is located over 350 million km away from Earth, which means that, unlike the culture-shifting music and career of the man himself, Freddiemercury will never threaten our planet with impact.

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Trial date scheduled for Bill Cosby

In a motion filed Tuesday, Pennsylvania prosecutors asked the judge to let 13 women beyond Constand testify to show a pattern of behavior. Pennsylvania prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial hope to paint the comedian as a serial offender by having 13 other accusers testify.

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Clemson did what others didn't - win

He ended up at East Mississippi Community College (aka "Last Chance U") past year, then transferred to Auburn this season. While he finished the game 19-34 for 248 yards passing and one touchdown, too many missed passes and an untimely interception kept the Auburn Tigers in the game much longer than many thought.

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How to watch Apple iPhone 7 launch event live streaming

Other also believed that the newest Apple devices are to be sold starting September 23, two weeks after the start of the pre-orders. The presentation will launch at 10 a.m. Other believed that the newest iPhone 7 would be available in pre-order basis. Faster interface: Powered with Apple's A10 chip , the iPhone 7 will offer a maximum clock speed of 2.4 GHz.

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Greta Van Susteren Abruptly Leaving Fox News After 14 Years

Geraldo Rivera responded to the news of Van Susteren's exit on Twitter. However, sources told The Hollywood Reporter it was the result of a "financial disagreement". For several years, her " On the Record " program aired at 10 p.m. ET, but moved to 7 p.m. when Fox gave a prime-time show to Megyn Kelly. She held forth there ever since, until Tuesday's announcement .

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Labour MPs to vote on bringing back Shadow Cabinet elections

He acknowledged the move would take some control away from the victor of the party's leadership contest, to be announced on September 24. Speaking in London this morning, Smith predicted a dire future for his party if Corbyn wins the current leadership contest.

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Kate Middleton Sports High Street Style At Eden Project With Prince William

Kate teamed the cute skinnies with a simple camisole and navy blue Smyth blazer, adding the clutch bag and Monsoon wedges she wore for her first day of the Cornwall tour on Thursday. Eden Project director Gordon Seabright said about the impromptu royal visit: "It was a joyous surprise". "It tastes a bit like mango", William said.

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What if? There's still time for drama before Election Day

At a joint press conference, Trump said the two talked about his plans for a wall on the United States' southern border but the topic of who pays for it did not come up. Trump supporter Jerry Zarella pleased with what his candidate had to say . "He said, 'Yes, ' and he thought we would be very pleased on Wednesday", said Suarez.

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Greta Van Susteren leaves Fox News after 14 years

Another source said that 21st Century Fox would pick up the entire tab - and not split it with Ailes. Whether or not Van Susteren's decision to leave had anything to do with Ailes' ousting remains unclear, though she admitted Fox News hadn't "felt like home to me for a few years" in a Facebook post .

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There she is: Out of the closet, and ready for Miss America

She said while her sexuality is "certainly a big part of who I am", she added: 'There will be many appearances that I do that have nothing to do with that'. "They literally missed Miss America", Helfant said. But the long-thought archaic world of pageants has finally stepped into the 21st century, with a contestant who will have the attention of women who bat for the other team.

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Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bent

Gutierrez, who then had strong fears about contracting illnesses such as cancer from casual contact, was stunned to see Mother Teresa showering the woman with kisses and hugs and telling her that Jesus loved her through her illness. When Pope Francis canonised her yesterday, he honoured a soldier of his flock, whose life exemplified the stated credo of his papacy: "Dedication to the poorest of the poor".

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Dakota Access pipeline protest turns violent, site stampeded

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe met outside the steps of the Washington, D.C., courthouse August 25 to protest the construction of the pipeline, which they say would wreak havoc on their native lands and cause widespread water contamination.

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Colin Kaepernick's jersey is top seller after protest

According to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell , "more Kaepernick gear was sold last week on the team site than the past eight months combined". His latest outspoken supporter in sports is Megan Rapinoe, a member of the U.S. When asked, he said he was "not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color". Tom Brady, who will be suspended for the first four weeks of the season, now ranks 10th in jersey sales.

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Coach Gary Patterson says TCU defense has to be better

The Horned Frogs' offense continued its prowess as TCU took the opening kickoff and marched 75 yards on five plays, culminating in a 60-yard catch and run by Jaelan Austin. "We acted like we were surprised", he said. McFarland, TCU's leader in sacks in 2014, missed all of last season with a broken toe. Playing for the first time since a 59-0 loss to Alabama in his last game with the Aggies, Hill was 33 of 49 for 439 yards with two touchdown passes, ran for three scores and converted a ...

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American Alpha out of WWE Backlash, new tag tournament finals match set

Will the SmackDown Live audience finally get to see some fists thrown between Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton? However, this feud certainly doesn't seem like one that is going to end this weekend and will continue well into the future. It was a result of the antics played by Nikki Bella and Carmella outside the ring. Carmella takes advantage to lock in the Code of Silence on the surgically repaired neck of Nikki Bella to submit the longest-reigning Divas Champion of all time .

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Megan Rapinoe: US soccer star Kneels For Anthem at NWSL Match

Rapinoe, who helped the USA women's team win two FIFA Women's World Cups and a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, said that her knee was "a nod to Kaepernick". We need a more substantive conversation around race relations and the way people of color are treated'. Howard continues to mind the net for the United States National Team, a job held since 2002.

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Strictly Come Dancing Is Criticised For 'Awful Sound' Issues During First Show

I'd quite like to dance to some of his favourite songs, too, ' she said. The opener - which saw celebrities and dancers discover who they are paired with - attracted an average of 9.3 million viewers (46.4 % share) and a peak of 10.1 million.

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After lengthy standoff with police, Chris Brown arrested

Police arrested Brown on Tuesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after. During the almost 14-hour standoff with police, the entertainer took to his verified Instagram account to rant at the police. The Grammy victor says he's innocent, and his attorney says the allegations are "demonstrably false". First, the LAPD arrived at Brown's home early in the morning after a woman accused him of pulling a gun on him.

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Fox News settles sexual harassment case with former anchor Gretchen Carlson

I can assure you that there's nothing Roger can do for me or against me. "I love the viewers - even the ones who have gotten mad at me over the years and taken swipes". Yes, the Gretchen Carlson suit will have "reverberating ramifications" in the business world, she said. Ailes tendered his resignation in July.

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Tim Kaine, Donald Trump and Bill Clinton campaign in North Carolina Tuesday

Clinton , who was being interviewed alongside Kaine, smiled. The poll showed tight races in key states such as Florida - 46 percent for Clinton and 44 for Trump - and OH - where Trump holds a 3 percent advantage over Clinton . "You should not be commenting on Fed actions when you are either running for president or you are president", Clinton told reporters on her campaign plane.


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