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School Threatens to Suspend Students Protesting Gun Violence

School Threatens to Suspend Students Protesting Gun Violence

But what the school can'tdo is discipline students more harshly because they are walking out to express a political view or because school administrators don't support the views behind the protest. Th...

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South Africa raises Value-Added Tax to 15%

South Africa raises Value-Added Tax to 15%

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said, "the budget hammers the poor and is a legacy of Jacob Zuma's disastrous management of the economy of South Africa ". "Moreover, significant shortfalls from this tax in 2...

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'Star Wars: Episode IX' Script Is Done & Begins Filming Soon

'Star Wars: Episode IX' Script Is Done & Begins Filming Soon

J.J. Abrams returns to direct the film, taking the place of Colin Trevorrow . Speaking on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert , Abrams said: "We have a script, which is a big deal for me". Of cou...

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MTV Movie & TV Awards Latest News, Photos, and Videos

MTV Movie & TV Awards Latest News, Photos, and Videos

This year's show, which is now being billed as the MTV Movie & TV Awards , will break new ground with Tiffany Haddish as the first black woman to ever emcee the show. "#MTVAwards #SheReady #godis...

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Producers' council seeks ban on Pakistani artistes in Bollywood

Producers' council seeks ban on Pakistani artistes in Bollywood

Bhagnani, who was accompanied by Indian Films and TV Producers Council Chief Executive Officer Suresh Amin, said they will "send a notice to the industry to simply stop Pakistani artists". Earlier, ac...

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Ranked Sock loses to fellow American Opelka at Delray

Ranked Sock loses to fellow American Opelka at Delray

Thirty aces were not enough for Isner in a match that did not feature a service break. "It was close. It happens", Isner said. It was a bitter departure for Raonic, who reached the Delray Beach fina...

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Pandora Media (P) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

Pandora Media (P) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

The analysts wrote, "SCI delivered strong 2017 adjusted EPS of $1.55 (+20% y/y), which exceeded its original guidance of $1.29-1.43". The company also said total subscriber grew 25 percent year-over-y...

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TV personality, Steve Wilkos, arrested and charged with DUI

TV personality, Steve Wilkos, arrested and charged with DUI

However, an ongoing investigation into the crash, which happened in Darien, CT., revealed that Wilkos' blood alcohol level at the time of the accident was.29 percent, which is well over the country's ...

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New Study Says Red Wine Protects Your Teeth

New Study Says Red Wine Protects Your Teeth

When combined with the Streptococcus dentisani - an oral probiotic that stimulates the growth of good bacteria - the polyphenols were even more effective at inhibiting the growth of bad bacteria. Th...

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Derren Brown To Make Netflix Debut With 'The Push'

Derren Brown To Make Netflix Debut With 'The Push'

The programme description explains: "Brown exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance ". Good news for Derren Brown fans - as he's about to take his mind manipulation ...

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Brendan Fraser Says Former Golden Globes President Grabbed His Taint

Brendan Fraser Says Former Golden Globes President Grabbed His Taint

The actor enjoyed his flight of superstardom as a big, handsome, genial leading man in the late 1990s and early 2000s in films like " Encino Man ", " George of the Jungle " and " The Mummy " franchise...

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Gun control rally in Tallahassee; Parkland students meet with lawmakers

Gun control rally in Tallahassee; Parkland students meet with lawmakers

The students' goal, they said, is simple: as Novell put it, they seek "legislation to give us a step in the right direction-something small towards gun control". "These students saw their leaders doin...

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Shape Of Water sued for 'copying' storyline of play

Shape Of Water sued for 'copying' storyline of play

The Shape Of Water , he added, is about "so many things". They include the play and movie's basic story of a lonely janitor who works at a laboratory, forms a bond with a captive aquatic creature an...

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Joss Whedon No Longer Making Batgirl Movie

Joss Whedon No Longer Making Batgirl Movie

Hopefully, this doesn't spell the end for the Batgirl movie as a whole. "I'm grateful to Geoff and Toby and everyone who was so welcoming when I arrived, and so understanding when I... Which, in...

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Dua Lipa & Stormzy Win Big at Brit Awards 2018

Dua Lipa & Stormzy Win Big at Brit Awards 2018

One social media user added: "Felt really sorry for Maya Jama tonight, gal just wanted to hug her man and she didn't even get a shout out". On Wednesday, the hard work paid off when she and Storm...

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Baby dragon gets carried down the Gucci catwalk Khaleesi-style

Baby dragon gets carried down the Gucci catwalk Khaleesi-style

Has it got the world buzzing about Gucci , yet again? It's flat out disrespectful for Gucci - or any brand , for that matter - to exploit this by using one as a fashion statement. "We are the Dr. ...

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Actor Chevy Chase 'kicked' in NY road rage attack

Actor Chevy Chase 'kicked' in NY road rage attack

Chevy says he got kicked in the right shoulder during a confrontation with a pickup truck driver and his passengers. He said he flashed his high beams at the pickup and followed it until it pulled ove...

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Fewer women appeared as lead characters in 2017 Hollywood movies

Fewer women appeared as lead characters in 2017 Hollywood movies

It found that only 24% were led by women. Compared to 2016, the number of women playing protagonists was down 5 percent. In analyzing 2,361 characters appearing in last year's 100 top-grossing films, ...

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Rachel McAdams Is Reportedly Pregnant With Her First Every Bébé

Rachel McAdams Is Reportedly Pregnant With Her First Every Bébé

The actress was also notably absent for the premiere of her new comedy, Game Night , which took place just this week. Rachel and Jamie have not made their red carpet debut yet however they were pho...

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Quincy Jones Apologizes For His Tea-Spilling, 'Wordvomit' Interviews

Quincy Jones Apologizes For His Tea-Spilling, 'Wordvomit' Interviews

Quincy Jones-an eternal wellspring for previously untold, wildly entertaining stories about your favorite celebrities, which you can read right here at GQ-has made a decision to stop talking. "And bec...

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Family on Fla. Suspect: 'We Had Monster Living Under Our Roof'

Family on Fla. Suspect: 'We Had Monster Living Under Our Roof'

As Snead drove there, a SWAT commander called his cellphone and asked where his son Nik was; he said he didn't know. On Wednesday, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people using a se...

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Janelle Monae Brings the Feels with New Single 'Make Me Feel'

Janelle Monae Brings the Feels with New Single 'Make Me Feel'

The video was directed by Andrew Donoho and Chuck Lightning - with additional "vagina monologue footage" (it'll make sense once you see the video) directed by Lacey Duke . " Dirty Computer " and ...

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Wedding bells are yet to ring for Ed Sheeran

Wedding bells are yet to ring for Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is all about wearing an engagement even though he's a man. Ed, 27, revealed he doesn't understand why guys don't wear the ring demonstrating their commitment to the relationship the way wo...

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'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for US

'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for US

The big night we've all been waiting for is finally here as Team USA faces Canada in the 2018 Olympic women's gold medal game at 11:10 p.m. ET Wednesday. One thing you can expect from the champion...

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Wendy Williams Taking Hiatus From Talk Show Due to Graves' Disease Diagnosis

Wendy Williams Taking Hiatus From Talk Show Due to Graves' Disease Diagnosis

Per doctor's orders, the popular daytime personality is taking three weeks off from The Wendy Williams Show to get a handle on her illness. She also canceled a few shows last week due to flu-lik...

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Rain and temperatures falling for Wednesday

Rain and temperatures falling for Wednesday

Variable cloudy skies are forecast for Thursday with a 40% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. We'll stay on the warm side of this front through the overnight hours, but it will get close...

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Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams takes a dig at Donald Trump

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams takes a dig at Donald Trump

In January, HBO confirmed that the eighth and final season of GoT will not air until 2019 . "I know the end of 'Game of Thrones,' " Williams said when asked, crossing her arms and smiling as...

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'Parks and Recreation' Creator Slams NRA For Tweeting Show GIF

'Parks and Recreation' Creator Slams NRA For Tweeting Show GIF

Amy Poehler and executive prodcuer Mike Schur speak onstage during the " Parks and Recreation " panel discussion in 2015. He sent a tweet directly at both the NRA and Loesch, writing, "Our good-hea...

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Oprah Winfrey reacts to President Trump calling her 'insecure'

Oprah Winfrey reacts to President Trump calling her 'insecure'

The segment aired just six weeks after Winfrey's inspiring #TimesUp speech at the Golden Globes, which gave many Americans the idea that Winfrey would be the ideal candidate for the 2020 presidentia...

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Ryan Coogler Shares Sweet Thank-You Letter to Black Panther Fans

Ryan Coogler Shares Sweet Thank-You Letter to Black Panther Fans

The director began the letter by saying: "I am struggling to find the right words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try". And while the filmmakers could easily get swollen egos from t...

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