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Internet pioneer John Perry Barlow is dead at 70

Internet pioneer John Perry Barlow is dead at 70

What a lot of people may not know is that Mr Barlow was actually a songwriter . Barlow was named as a Guardian "Open 20" fighter for internet freedom in 2012 because of his work to establish the ...

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Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean President to Pyongyang for monumental summit

A massive military parade in Pyongyang on the eve of the just-opened Pyeongchang Olympics has been used as Exhibit A by skeptics. Even so, there's also cautious optimism, or curiosity at least. "T...

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Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call

Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call

A suspect is in police custody. One of the officers, 54-year-old Eric Joering, was killed instantly. They came under fire when they responded to the address connected with the call . "I am very sad...

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ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

ACA enrollment reaches 11.8 million for 2018

Covered California was created under former President Barack Obama's health law. "For the first time we now have the full national picture of how the individual marketplaces did this year and it is...

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Nikki Bella & Nia Jax Take Shots at Ronda Rousey's Royal Rumble Appearance

Nikki Bella & Nia Jax Take Shots at Ronda Rousey's Royal Rumble Appearance

Ronda was caught leaving Los Angeles last week (ends26Jan18) and told TMZ cameras she was off to South America . It was the ultimate throwback. Now, Rousey is just looking forward to the nex...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet

SOUTH AFRICA: Zuma future in balance as ANC leaders meet

His presidency has been dominated by an economic slowdown, record unemployment and allegations of corruption. Zuma's spokesman Bongani Ngqulunga said the meeting with Zwelithini was "a longstandin...

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(Spoiler) Big Potential Super Bowl Halftime Show Secret Revealed

(Spoiler) Big Potential Super Bowl Halftime Show Secret Revealed

In 1993, Michael Jackson graced the Super Bowl stage and let's just say we will never forget it. Lots of lights, dance moves, and Jackson's iconic tracks to make anyone happy... There are other ...

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Macron expected to join Rihanna on education work in Senegal

Macron expected to join Rihanna on education work in Senegal

The ANTI singer reunited with French president Emmanuel Macron on Friday at the Global Partnership for Education - for which she is an ambassador - summit in Senegal , where Rihanna spoke on be...

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Meghan Markle Deals With Awards Ceremony Snafu In Royally Endearing Way

Meghan Markle Deals With Awards Ceremony Snafu In Royally Endearing Way

The " Suits " alum donned an Alexander McQueen tuxedo as she went to the Endeavour Fund Awards , an event that celebrates achievements of wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women. Harry empha...

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Here's what Stormy Daniels said (and didn't say) on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Here's what Stormy Daniels said (and didn't say) on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Cohen has denied the allegations, as has Daniels via a statement , despite giving that interview to In Touch magazine in which she described the affair. "But if you did not have a nondisclosure a...

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Anushka Sharma Kohli's learns the art of embroidery for Sui Dhaaga

Anushka Sharma Kohli's learns the art of embroidery for Sui Dhaaga

She was wearing a blue printed saree with tied hair and very simple makeup look. On Monday, Anushka posted an image of herself practicing her sewing skills with the caption: " Katran mein buni khaani,...

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BBC to propose new pay framework for presenters following gender pay row

BBC to propose new pay framework for presenters following gender pay row

If we men and women were to sort ourselves out equally, there would be a risky imbalance, he believed. Gracie stepped down as China editor in early January, saying she was dismayed to discover the ...

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FEMA Ending Food, Water Shipments To Puerto Rico, Official Says

FEMA Ending Food, Water Shipments To Puerto Rico, Official Says

NPR reported on Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will " officially shut off " aid to the island, giving whatever supplies still remain to the territorial government and not...

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Sasha Banks Says She Has Nothing Nice To Say About Ronda Rousey

Sasha Banks Says She Has Nothing Nice To Say About Ronda Rousey

Keep in mind that it's been reported that the sports entertainment company could be having Rousey team up with The Rock to take on McMahon and Triple H at the event. WWE, which reported revenue of $18...

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Tom Brady Cuts WEEI Interview Short Because Of Remark About Daughter

Tom Brady Cuts WEEI Interview Short Because Of Remark About Daughter

Tom said he was "disappointed" by what he heard, and explained that he would have to further evaluate whether or not he would come back on WEEI again. Certainly I went to a big college and there was...

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Watch Lady Gaga's stunning Grammys performance of Joanne and Million Reasons

Watch Lady Gaga's stunning Grammys performance of Joanne and Million Reasons

Romantic and striking to complement her gorgeous Armani Privé gown". During a moment of quiet in her song " Million Reasons ", Gaga said "time's up", a reference to the movement against sexua...

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DOJ extended surveillance of Trump campaign adviser over Steele dossier findings

Rosenstein, after he was confirmed as the deputy attorney general in late April 2017, approved renewing the surveillance warrant, according to the Times . Secret memo hints GOP could be targeting... ...

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Padmaavat Box Office Collection Day 2: The Film Crosses 50 Crore Mark

Padmaavat Box Office Collection Day 2: The Film Crosses 50 Crore Mark

The film starring Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh was released, January 25, after the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) cleared it last month with a "U/A" certificate ...

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Apple's HomePod is now available to preorder, first orders arriving February 9

Apple's HomePod is now available to preorder, first orders arriving February 9

As this is the first rollout of the HomePod , there will surely be new features added along the way. Another thing that you can do with this brand of smart speakers that Apple can't is to hav...

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Meryl Streep Joins HBO's 'Big Little Lies' For Season 2

Meryl Streep Joins HBO's 'Big Little Lies' For Season 2

HBO's Emmy and Golden Globe-winning limited series has been turned into an ongoing and has brought on the Hollywood heavyweight for the second season in a role that will address the fallout of th...

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Rapper Fredo Santana Dead from Fatal Seizure

Rapper Fredo Santana Dead from Fatal Seizure

In Oct. 2017, Fredo took to Instagram to tell his followers that after being hospitalized, he had been diagnosed with liver and kidney failure. 'I am getting back to normal, sorry to all of my fans ...

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'Jersey Shore' Star The Situation Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Case

'Jersey Shore' Star The Situation Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Case

In the letter filed to the court on Wednesday, Sorrentino's attorneys said he and his brother, Marc , plan to plead guilty on Friday in Newark. "Celebrity status does not provide a free pass fr...

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In Chile, Pope Francis Accused Some Sex Abuse Victims Of Slander

In Chile, Pope Francis Accused Some Sex Abuse Victims Of Slander

The pope may be infallible, but apparently he's not immune to flat tires. Francis called for a greater culture of transparency between the public and private sectors and society in his speech, sayin...

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Kristen Wiig Returns to TV in Reese Witherspoon-Produced Apple Comedy

Kristen Wiig Returns to TV in Reese Witherspoon-Produced Apple Comedy

The now untitled series is set to adapt Curtis Sittenfeld's short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It . A ten-episode, half-hour long comedy series, produced by Reese Witherspoon's media ...

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Woody Allen's daughter Dylan Farrow speaks out about assault claims

Woody Allen's daughter Dylan Farrow speaks out about assault claims

Rebecca Hall has donated her salary from A Rainy Day in NY to the Time's Up initiative, and her co-star, actor Timothee Chalamet donated his salary to three different charities, saying he does ...

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome daughter via surrogate

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome daughter via surrogate

Congratulations are in order for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West who have reportedly welcomed their third child. She suffered from placenta accreta , a painful and potentially life-threatening cond...

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Sublime Federer breezes through Melbourne opener

Sublime Federer breezes through Melbourne opener

It was the Russian superstar's first time back at the tournament since 2016, when she tested positive for a banned substance called meldonium. "It felt great to be back on the court and compete agai...

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Bryce Love Will Remain At Stanford For Senior Season

Bryce Love Will Remain At Stanford For Senior Season

Love was reportedly wrestling with a decision up until Monday night. Monday's passing was an indication that Love would return to the Cardinal. After sitting behind current Carolina Panther running ...

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Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Watch highlights as hosts escape with draw

Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Watch highlights as hosts escape with draw

Meanwhile, Chelsea have now drawn their last three games 0-0, and Conte needs to find a solution for his misfiring team. "We played with nearly the same players as against Arsenal". When I chose t...

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Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

Holmes said the singer's family is "devastated" by the news. The band went on to release four more albums No Need to Argue (1994), To the Faithful Departed (1996), Bury the Hatchet (1999) and Wake...

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At Least 13 Killed in Southern California Mudslides

At Least 13 Killed in Southern California Mudslides

At least 5 people, including a 2-year-old, remain missing. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says Pinit Sutthithepa's body was found Saturday afternoon. Drones, military vehicles and search ...

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Watch a New

Watch a New "First Look" of The Handmaid's Tale Season 2

The first two episodes of Season Two will be available on Hulu on April 25, 2018 , and new episodes will air every Wednesday. In the second season of the show, Hulu moves beyond Atwood's 1985 nov...

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Stars Hit The Red Carpet For The 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

Stars Hit The Red Carpet For The 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

And we will continue to band together to make strides uniting for equality", she said referring to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement. The fantasy thriller was named Best Picture , while Guillermo de...

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Thibaut Courtois hits out at BOOING Chelsea fans after Leicester disappointment

Thibaut Courtois hits out at BOOING Chelsea fans after Leicester disappointment

After 14 matches in 46 days, the Blues are feeling the strain. Antonio Conte says Chelsea have faith in Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi, with a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez se...

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Why Kate Middleton, Prince William Did Not Enroll Charlotte In George's School

Why Kate Middleton, Prince William Did Not Enroll Charlotte In George's School

The young princess seems to be a step ahead of her brother Prince George who can count to 10 in Spanish aged just 3. Experts say the best time to learn a second language is when you're young, and ...

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'I, Tonya' shows another side of ice skating history

'I, Tonya' shows another side of ice skating history

Harding fever has gripped the nation again, from Margot Robbie's " I, Tonya " to an extensive New York Times' feature , the notorious Portland-area figure skater is seemingly inescapable at the mom...

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'Venom' sneak peek reveals Tom Hardy as villainous Eddie Brock

'Venom' sneak peek reveals Tom Hardy as villainous Eddie Brock

Indeed, the actual Venom look is being kept under tight wraps, which isn't too hard since that character is being created using performance-capture-i.e., Venom will mostly be created digitally...

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Kim Kardashian Calls Out Tabloid for Shaming Kris Jenner's Face as 'Chubby'

Kim Kardashian Calls Out Tabloid for Shaming Kris Jenner's Face as 'Chubby'

Kim Kardashian's recent defense of her mum Kris Jenner over a body-shaming article is a case in point. Kim and Kanye already have two children, North , four, and Saint , two, and the sourc...

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Cutting ties: YouTube removes Logan Paul as a preferred partner

Cutting ties: YouTube removes Logan Paul as a preferred partner

YouTube issued a series of Twitter posts Tuesday apologizing for its delay in addressing Paul's channel and telling viewers that it has taken action against him. In recent months, advertisers an...

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Markle scrubs social media

Markle scrubs social media

According to People , he also jokingly added, "It could be a sensitive subject". The woman who can seemingly wear anything, Markle might have sported a £56,000 couture gown for her engagement phot...

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