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Ever since Donald Trump announced he is running for president on June 16, the road to the White House has already been a bumpy ride. After Trump’s inflammatory remarks in which he said Mexican immigrants are “rapists” who are bringing “drugs”...
From: The Wrap | By: Kathy Zerbib | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Sen. Webb’s announcement: Dear friends: After many months of thought, deliberation and discussion, I have decided to seek the office of the Presidency of the United States.  I understand the odds, particularly in today’s political climate where...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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A million years from now, long after the earth’s population has evolved into a single species of translucent gelatinous cubes, there’s a good chance that someone will still answer the question “What did you do today?” with “You know… yada...
From: Warming Glow | By: chloeschildhause | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Let’s have some real talk for a minute. I’ve been utterly horribly awful about cooking dinner on weeknights lately. I’m such a good meal planner, but then I get home from work and I see my couch and I can’t even imagine spending another hour...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Friday, July 3, 2015
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“I’m not a vegetarian because I love animals. I’m a vegetarian because I hate plants.”...
From: The Atlantic | By: Kathy Gilsinan | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. My new employer just asked for my references — after we’d set a start date and I quit my old job I’m in the process of changing jobs. The new company made me a firm offer and I accepted. My...
From: Ask a Manager | By: Ask a Manager | Friday, July 3, 2015
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The poor production values and overly emphatic voiceovers define an art form that is timeless, sometimes terrifying, and quintessentially American....
From: The Atlantic | By: Sophie Gilbert | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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"India has been able to eradicate polio with its mission modedness. Why cant such urgency be brought to anti-TB/HIV program? #tickingTimeBomb"
From: Global Voices | By: Beheshta Namdar | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Deal flow has been massive in the first half of 2015 from health care to technology to insurance. And in the view of Chris Pultz, portfolio manager for the Kellner Merger Fund, the fact that interest rates are ticking higher is...
From: TheStreet | By: Gregg Greenberg | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Seven years and three animal migrations later, here I am, still in western Wyoming focusing my life around photographing animals that migrate. I sometimes call myself a National Geographic magazine contributing photographer, but I need to pinch myself...
From: National Geographic | By: Joe Riis | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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One of the most heartening and potentially exciting things in reporting on theatre is discovering new voices. Everyone laments--fairly--that there are too few new plays and writers whose work make it to Broadway. Which is why a show like HAND TO GOD...
From: AOL Television | By: Michele Willens | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Yes, she's a hypocrite. But that doesn't excuse the glee with which the media is reporting her pregnancy...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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We read Caseen Gaines' new book about the Back to the Future franchise and we've learned some things. 15, to be exact. "15 Things We Didn’t Know About The Back To The Future Trilogy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful...
From: Film School Rejects | By: Brian Salisbury | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The anti-choice argument for Texas' omnibus law—that its regulations make the procedure safer—is an empirically false claim. Yet media outlets like NPR shy away from providing this basic fact when reporting on the court battles over this law. Image:...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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London to Marrakesh to Rome to Florence. It's been a busy few weeks of fun and adventure and even though our luggage got lost on the way back to London and I still don't have it back (grr!) I couldn't have had a better time if I tried! If you've been...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Day after day, Ramiz Nukic goes into the woods around Srebrenica in search of a tragic quarry: human bones.
From: Fox News | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Journalists who took the time to dig into the history of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- all the way back into ancient times, as in the Clinton White House -- will have run into references to a 1990 U.S. Supreme Court case called Employment...
From: Get Religion | By: Terry Mattingly | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The reality star showed off her flexibility in an Instagram pic she posted on Thursday
From: People | By: K.C. Blumm | Friday, July 3, 2015
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From FoxNews.com: Proud to serve in our Air Force and go beyond the horizon By Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson As a rural latchkey kid growing up in Iowa in the 1970s, I used to climb on the rooftops of our farm buildings with my German shepherd and look out...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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After several documentaries, Werner Herzog returns to narrative features this year with Queen of the Desert. Nicole Kidman stars as Gertrude Bell, an English explorer sometimes described as the “female Lawrence of Arabia.” Along with the male Lawrence...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The actress is spending the Fourth of July in Hawaii with her family and her boyfriend, Laurent Claude Gaudette
From: People | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Marvel has cleared the hurdle of getting audiences to know who and what Ant-Man is; casting Paul Rudd in the lead role sure didn’t hurt. Now, with the film a couple weeks away from opening, Marvel is starting some manner of viral campaign featuring...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The city of San Francisco and Airbnb have a somewhat contentious relationship, most recently involving tens of millions of dollars in back-taxes the short-term rental company agreed to pay the city earlier this year. Now, to ensure things continue to...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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21 shots = bad idea.
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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My psychiatrist lost his temper with me on the phone yesterday and said a lot of hurtful things. I must have deserved them, but I feel terrible. I have an appointment with him tomorrow (7/2) at 8am EST I need help figuring out how to keep my cool and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: timory | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The upcoming documentary centers on the life of comedian Farley, who died in 1997 at the age of 33. 'There is a category of people that I work with that are infuriatingly talented,' 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels says during the film....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Celebrity chef Thomas Keller’s Per Se restaurant in Manhattan is one of the world’s most expensive eateries, with diners paying a minimum prix fixe of $310 each for dinner. And yet the restaurant has been caught charging certain customers for “service...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Chrissy Teigen was spotted enjoying some Crispy M&M’S while walking her dogs on Monday in Los Angeles. Rumer Willis braving an injured foot and walking over to oblige autograph seekers before walking the red carpet at the U.S. premiere of …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Jaime Rabb | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Colbert recently popped up on a public access channel in Monroe, Mich. with a special guest. Colbert's other videos leading up to his 'Late Show' gig have included tributes to his beard and an announcement about his new bandleader....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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The U.S. Department of Education is about to miss its July 1 deadline on three key directives from President Barack Obama regarding fair treatment of borrowers struggling with federal student loans. The deadline was set in a March presidential memorandum...
From: AOL Television | By: Shahien Nasiripour | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Former Lost star Evangeline Lilly left no doubt about whether or not she’s pregnant, showing up at the L.A. premiere of Ant-Man with an obvious baby bump, Huffington Post is reporting. The 35-year-old Lilly appeared gorgeous in a black and white Halston...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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We’re in the heart of summer, and while blockbuster season is keeping us occupied for the time being (not to mention Comic-Con next week), a part of me looks forward to the fall when new TV shows start to hit the air. One of those shows will be The...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It would be easy to make jokes about Kin Kardashian discussing the objectification of women in the media, but you've got to admit that she's an expert in the topic. That was one item on the agenda in the question-and-answer session with the reality star...
From: AOL Television | By: Michael McLaughlin | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A Hood County, TX licensing clerk is about to be hit with a lawsuit, thanks to her refusal to issue a license allowing same-sex couples to marry. Katie Lang, a clerk responsible for issuing marriage licenses in Granbury, denied Joe Stapleton and Dr....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Christina St Jean | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Stewart was under the impression most people waited until their presidency to do this much damage to America...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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From air-conditioned helmets to a wearable tomato-dispensing robot, it's no surprise that Japan has some of the craziest tech products out there. Techlicious shares with us five of its favorite crazy Japanese contraptions that are commercially available....
From: GeekSugar | By: Techlicious | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Stephen Colbert Interviews an Unsuspecting Eminem
From: People | By: Maria Coder | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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And he's not exactly pleased with the other presidential candidates, either.
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Laurence Fishburne has been cast in the role of Alex Haley for a remake of the 1977 miniseries Roots. Roots was a highly influential miniseries based off the book Roots: The Saga of an American Family written by Alex Haley. The dramatic and deeply emotional...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Selina Leavitt | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Actor George Takei took to his Facebook page Thursday night to explain what he meant by calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface."
From: Mediaite | By: Alex Griswold | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal may be a big star in Hollywood, but for theatergoers on Thursday night at New York City Center's production of Little Shop Of Horrors, it was all about Ellen Greene. The actress was reprising her signature role of Audrey, which she originated...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Sherri Shepherd Ordered To Pay $4,600 A Month In Child Support A judge has ruled that Sherri Shepherd will have to pay nearly $5k a month in child support to her ex Lamar Sally. This is the culmunation of a...
From: Bossip | By: theruffwriter | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Have you been wondering what Kimberly Stewart, scantily clad sidekick of the early aughts, has been up to? Well, she had a baby with Benicio del Toro, but now that’s done and she’s free to star in an upcoming reality show on E! about her cra-a-a-a-zy...
From: Jezebel | By: Ellie Shechet | Friday, July 3, 2015
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Yesterday, Stephen Colbert was the guest host on "Only in Monroe," a public access television show in Monroe, Michigan. His guest was Eminem. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: David Pescovitz | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Flossin' on that, flawless! Beyonce was serving up summer time fine as she made her way to her NYC office today. Peep her candids inside…. Well hello gorgeous! Beyonce is giving us our life while making her NYC rounds today. Queen Bey (and her deep...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Friday, July 3, 2015
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We're devastated to learn that Scott Disick was spotted getting handsy in Monaco with a woman who is NOT Kourtney Kardashian! The reality star's baby daddy was snapped lounging on Monte Carlo beach on Thursday with LA stylist Chloé Bartoli, who just...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Actress and The Real co-host Tamera Mowry welcomed a healthy, bouncing daughter on July 1 with husband Adam Housley. Named Ariah Talea Housley, the newborn was came into the world… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Isha Thorpe | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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It's been about two and a half months since Trevor Noah was spotted at the Mets home opener game with Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David. Now, in the latest episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, we finally find out how that historic meeting of the...
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Jenelle Evans loves her son Jace. But, she says she's not at a place in her life right now where she can take back custody of her five-year-old from her mom Barbara. A few years ago, the Teen Mom 2 cast member gave up Jace so he could be raised by her...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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