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 2018-01-17 01:55 

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How Marketing Failed "Proud Mary" At The Box Office...

Dana Starbard / CTMG, Inc The (long) weekend box office numbers are in, and Proud Mary , starring Taraji P. Henson, opened at No. 8, earning $12 million in the four days following its release. The low box office numbers confirm concerns over the last week...

 2018-01-17 00:34 

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Milo Yiannopoulos Ticket Holders Sue Over Injuries Sustained During UC Berkeley Riot...

Katrina Redelsheimer, one of the plaintiffs, being treated during the riot. Freedom X / Shawn Steel Law Firm Four San Francisco Bay Area residents have filed a lawsuit against UC Berkeley and others over injuries they sustained while attempting to attend ...

 2018-01-16 22:19 

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Trump Is Perfectly Healthy And Has No Mental Issues, According To The White House Doctor...

Carlos Barria / Reuters President Donald Trump is perfectly healthy and fit to lead the country, showing no cognitive or mental issues, although he could stand to lose a few pounds, the White House doctor said Tuesday. "He has absolutely no cognitive ...

 2018-01-16 22:01 

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Davos Organizers Say They're Not Worried About Anti-Trump Protests...

Pascal Lauener / Reuters Organizers of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos say they do not expect protests to hit the Alpine town as President Donald Trump makes an appearance. "Every year there are demonstrations that happen in Switzerland, not ...

 2018-01-16 21:32 

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Matt Damon Says He Realizes He Needs To Shut Up For A While About Sexual Harassment...

"I should get in the backseat and close my mouth for a while," said Damon, whose comments in recent months on the topic have caused controversy. Matt Damon appeared on the Today show Tuesday to chat about a clean water initiative , but the convers...

 2018-01-16 21:27 

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"The Assassination Of Gianni Versace" Turns A Fascinating Scandal Into A PSA...

Darren Criss as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story . Pari Dukovic / FX These are boom times for scandal recycling. From the skating world's "bad girl" Tonya Harding to the "spoiled" parricidal M...

 2018-01-16 20:01 

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Jeremy Corbyn Could Be Too Old To Stand In The Next General Election, A Frontbencher Has Said...

Aaron Chown / PA Wire/PA Images Jeremy Corbyn could be too old to stand as party leader in the next general election because he will struggle to commit to a full five-year term, a Labour frontbencher has said. Senior Labour figures have been privately dis...

 2018-01-16 19:56 

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Here's What You Need To Know About The New President Of The Mormon Church...

Retired heart surgeon Russell M. Nelson, 93, is the second-oldest president in the church's history and its first physician leader. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints named Russell M. Nelson, 93, as its 17th president and prophet in a liv...

 2018-01-16 19:24 

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This Hairstylist Used Her Viral Mugshot As An Ad To Get A Bunch Of New Clients...

"I was just showing people that no matter what I went through, I ended up on top." Shia Yearwood is a 24-year-old mother of two from Charlotte, North Carolina. She told BuzzFeed News she learned how to braid hair when she was only 7, and has been ...

 2018-01-16 18:43 

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Marine Le Pen's Campaign Shot A Fake Video During The Race. Now It Claims It Was A Parody...

Twitter Former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's campaign created a fake video that claimed to show a French journalist admitting his boss forbade reporters from criticizing Emmanuel Macron, a BuzzFeed France investigation has found. The f...

 2018-01-16 17:38 

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The Press Is Under Attack In Southeast Asia And It's Only Going To Get Worse...

Lam Yik Fei / Getty Images From Vietnam to Indonesia, press freedom in Southeast Asia is deteriorating, spurred by the rise of authoritarian governments and enabled by the Trump administration's relative indifference to human rights issues. Even in th...

 2018-01-16 17:29 

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Alec Baldwin Says It's "Sad And Unfair" Actors Are Distancing Themselves From Woody Allen...

The Blue Jasmine actor is not happy with the recent wave of actors expressing their regret for working with Allen. At a time when several stars are admitting to regretting working with filmmaker Woody Allen , as Hollywood grapples with the #MeToo movement...

 2018-01-16 17:17 

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Steve Bannon Has Reportedly Been Subpoenaed To Testify In The Russia Investigation...

Bannon on Capitol Hill on Tuesday Mark Wilson / Getty Images Steve Bannon was subpoenaed last week to testify before a grand jury in special counsel Robert Muller's investigation into possible links between Trump associates and Russia, the New York Ti...

 2018-01-16 17:14 

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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Have Welcomed A New Baby Girl!...

"She's here," Kim tweeted. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have welcomed their third child into the world, the couple announced Tuesday. The baby girl was born via surrogate shortly after midnight on Monday. Eduardo Muno / Reuters "We are in...

 2018-01-16 17:08 

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Friend Says Stormy Daniels Described Being Chased By Trump In His "Tighty-Whities"...

NBC News/Megyn Kelly TODAY A friend of adult film star Stormy Daniels said on Tuesday that Daniels told her in 2006 about going to Donald Trump's hotel room after meeting him at a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe. Appearing on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today...

 2018-01-16 16:47 

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New York Lawmaker Pushes To Rename Donald J. Trump State Park...

Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty Images Democratic state Sen. Brad Hoylman has introduced a bill to strip Donald Trump's name from a closed state park following the president's reportedly racist comments about Haiti and countries in Africa during a clo...

 2018-01-16 16:41 

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This New Tory Party Vice Chair Suggested Unemployed People Should Have Vasectomies...

Ben Bradley Parliament The MP appointed by Theresa May to improve the Conservatives' appeal to young voters wrote a blog post claiming the UK would drown "in a vast sea of unemployed wasters" if people on benefits had too many children. Ben Br...

 2018-01-16 15:04 

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Selena Gomez's Mom Just Publicly Dragged Her For Working With Woody Allen...

"No one can make Selena do anything she doesn't want to. I had a long talk with her about not working with him and it didn't click." Selena Gomez's mom, Mandy Teefey, publicly shamed the star on Instagram on Tuesday for appearing in an...

 2018-01-16 15:02 

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She's 17 And Wants To Be A Politician. Her Dad Says He Won't Vote For Her....

The pizza they've ordered is half cheese and half meat-lovers, and that on its own says something about Lily Miller, a 17-year-old girl living in Waterloo, Iowa, and her 49-year-old father, Mike. She's a vegetarian. He loves meat. She wanted Sen. ...

 2018-01-16 14:36 

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This Is How UKIP Is Imploding In Fun And Innovative Ways...

Henry Bolton is having the year from hell. Meet Henry Bolton: a former soldier, a former Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, and UKIP's current leader. Bolton was elected UKIP leader in September 2017, despite barely anyone knowing who he was . ...

 2018-01-16 12:42 

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People Are Loving These Photos From A Party Where Every Guest Has To Do A 3-Minute PowerPoint Presentation...

"Should you go over three minutes, you will be asked to finish your drink, and then resume giving your presentation." A software engineer from Seattle named Michal, who goes by @Miexriir on Twitter, posted these hilarious photos over the weekend. ...

 2018-01-16 12:34 

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Danish Inventor Charged With Murder Over Kim Wall's Death...

Peter Madsen Scanpix Denmark / Reuters A Danish inventor has been charged with the murder of journalist Kim Wall. Danish prosecutors confirmed Tuesday that 46-year-old Peter Madsen had been charged with homicide, and that it "took place with prior pla...

 2018-01-16 11:13 

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Someone Made An Edit Of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Without Any Women And It Sounds Super Cringeworthy...

Imagine being this upset about a movie? A very unfortunate person has uploaded to Pirate Bay a 46-minute cut of Star Wars: The Last Jedi called the "De-Feminized Fanedit" or "The Chauvinist Cut" and, frankly, it sounds unwatchable. DISNEY ...

 2018-01-16 10:37 

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The UK Wants To Remain In The EU's Trade Deals During The Transition Phase After Brexit...

Thomas Peter / Reuters The UK would like to ask Brussels to remain in dozens of the European Union's free trade deals, other preferential trade arrangements and hundreds of international agreements during the two-year transition period after Britain l...

 2018-01-16 09:01 

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McDonald's, A Massive Garbage Producer, Sets Global Goals On Waste...

Mario Tama / Getty Images McDonald's announced today that it wants to mitigate its impact on the environment with a new global goal to have all of its packaging — the wrappers, cups, bags, and straws — come from "renewable, recycled, o...

 2018-01-16 02:04 

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Twitter Says No, Hundreds Of Twitter Employees Are Not Reading Your DMs...

Via YouTube screenshot On Monday, conservative activist and filmmaker James O'Keefe published undercover footage of Twitter engineers alleging the social network has hundreds of employees reading "everything you post online" — including ...

 2018-01-16 00:47 

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13 Siblings Were Held Captive By Their Parents In A California Home, Police Say...

Riverside County Sheriff's Department A 17-year-old girl who said she was being held captive by her parents escaped from her Southern California home on Sunday and alerted authorities, who rescued her 12 siblings from the residence, some of whom were ...

 2018-01-15 23:49 

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Simone Biles Says She Was Sexually Abused By Former USA Gymnastics Doctor...

Frazer Harrison / Getty Images Simone Biles, the American gymnast who won four gold medals in the 2016 Olympics, said Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. More than 130 women have accused Nassar of abuse during his ...

 2018-01-15 19:53 

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Marine Le Pen Hired Trump's Campaign Pollster In The Closing Days Of The French Election...

Tony Fabrizio, right, with Florida governor Rick Scott in 2010 Andrew Innerarity / Reuters French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen hired Tony Fabrizio, a renowned pollster who worked on famously poll-obsessed Donald Trump's presidential run, durin...

 2018-01-15 19:45 

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A Man Who Attacked Government Buildings From A Helicopter Narrated His Police Standoff On Instagram...

Instagram / Via instagram.com MEXICO CITY — A self-proclaimed pilot who commandeered a helicopter and attacked government buildings in Venezuela last June was wounded by authorities during a confrontation on Monday. In a dramatic twist that could be...

 2018-01-15 18:49 

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CVS Pharmacy Will Start Telling You When A Beauty Photo Has Not Been Altered...

CVS Pharmacy CVS Pharmacy will start telling shoppers this year when a beauty photo it has produced for stores, websites, social media and any marketing materials has not been altered, the company said in a statement on Monday. Images that have not been a...

 2018-01-15 17:59 

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A Woman Died After A Casino Shuttle Boat Caught Fire And The Images Are Harrowing...

Fifty people had to jump off a shuttle boat in Florida after it suddenly erupted into flames Sunday on its way to an off-shore casino. A woman has died after a shuttle boat carrying about 50 people to a casino off Florida's Gulf Coast erupted into fla...

 2018-01-15 17:18 

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John Lewis Says He Gets Taunted By People Who Yell "Trump!" At Him...

Alex Wong / Getty Images Georgia lawmaker Rep. John Lewis said he gets taunted in public, recalling a specific account of boarding a plane where someone was shouting "Trump!" at him. On Lift Every Voice , a new podcast by Sen. Cory Booker, Lewis s...

 2018-01-15 10:25 

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Labour Says It's "Shameful" That Carillion Brought In New Rules To Protect Bosses' Bonuses...

Daniel Sorabji / AFP / Getty Images Labour has accused construction giant Carillion of prioritising bonuses for their top executives over the wellbeing of their workers and the public services they run. Shadow Cabinet Office minister Jon Trickett said it ...

 2018-01-15 09:31 

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Scores Of People Have Been Injured After A Ceiling Collapsed In Indonesia's Stock Exchange...

The ceiling of the main atrium of Indonesia's capital Jakarta's stock exchange collapsed this morning....

 2018-01-14 21:44 

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If Hawaii's Alert Had Been Real, Could The US Have Blocked A Missile Attack?...

A screen shot of the text alert sent to all Hawaii residents Saturday. Alison Teal / AFP / Getty Images The false alarm Saturday of a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was the latest reminder of a cruel reality: Despite being closer to ...

 2018-01-14 20:54 

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Trump's "Shithole" Comment Sets Off Angry, Awkward Martin Luther King Weekend...

Friday's White House event. Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images President Trump's private remarks about Haiti and African countries have angered prominent black leaders, setting off a tense and uncomfortable period — just days before Mar...

 2018-01-14 10:54 

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Emily Thornberry Says Donald Trump Is A "Danger" And A "Racist"...

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said she believes US president Donald Trump is a racist. After a week in which Trump was accused of describing African nations as "shitholes" and cancelled a visit to Lo...

 2018-01-14 00:04 

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I'm In Hawaii And Just Got The Scariest Alert Of My Life. Here's What I Did Next....

The view from the reporter's home. Michelle Broder Van Dyke/BuzzFeed News HONOLULU — On Saturday morning, I was basking in my usual routine, waking up with my yawning dog, walking upstairs to receive a macchiato made by my husband. The caffeine ...

 2018-01-13 22:38 

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Here's How People Reacted When The False Alarm "Missile Threat" Alert Went Out In Hawaii...

People in Hawaii shared emotional stories of feeling confused, frightened, and unsure what to do. "What happened today is totally inexcusable," tweeted Sen. Brian Schatz. "The whole state was terrified. There needs to be tough and quick accoun...

 2018-01-13 21:33 

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Mark Wahlberg Is Donating That $1.5 Million Reshoot Money To The Time's Up Initiative...

The donation was announced following outrage that Wahlberg's All the Money in the World costar, Michelle Williams, was paid roughly $1,000, compared to Wahlberg's $1.5 million. Mark Wahlberg announced Saturday he would donate the $1.5 million he r...

 2018-01-13 20:59 

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Chelsea Manning Has Filed To Run For The US Senate In Maryland...

Andy Kropa / AP Chelsea Manning, the former US soldier who leaked over 700,000 military intelligence documents to WikiLeaks, has filed to run for Senate in Maryland. Manning declared in Federal Election Commission filings , dated Jan. 5, her statement of ...

 2018-01-13 18:40 

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Facebook Couldn't Handle News. Maybe It Never Wanted To....

Getty Images / John Paczkowski, BuzzFeed News When news broke on Thursday evening of Facebook's dramatic overhaul of its News Feed, the worlds of media and publishing erupted. But inside Facebook, the reaction was markedly different — indifferen...

 2018-01-13 18:30 

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A False Alarm "Ballistic Missile Threat" Message Was Sent To Hawaii Residents...

HONOLULU — A message warning Hawaii residents to seek shelter due to the imminent threat of a ballistic missile on Saturday morning was a false alarm, officials said. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS N...

 2018-01-13 16:43 

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The US Ambassador To The Netherlands Has Finally Admitted He Was "Just Wrong" About No-Go Zones...

Ambassador Pete Hoekstra had spent weeks refusing to withdraw his 2015 anti-Muslim comments that the Netherlands had "no-go zones" and "politicians being burned." US Ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra, appointed by President Trump...

 2018-01-13 16:30 

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Logan Paul's "Suicide Forest" Misstep Was Bound To Happen, Experts And Fellow YouTubers Say...

Logan Paul at 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2017 on Dec. 1, 2017. Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images Logan Paul's fall from grace at YouTube after posting a much maligned video that included a dead man's body hanging from a tree in Japan was, accordin...

 2018-01-13 16:29 

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A Far-Right Group That Supports Donald Trump And Brexit Disrupted A Speech By London's Mayor...

Simon Dawson / Reuters A speech by London mayor Sadiq Khan was disrupted by a far-right group quoting the Magna Carta and shouting slogans in favour of US president Donald Trump and Brexit. Khan's speech to the Fabian Society conference in central Lon...

 2018-01-13 15:56 

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Katie Couric Has Called Matt Lauer's Behavior "Completely Unacceptable"...

"The accounts I've read and heard have been disturbing, distressing, and disorienting," Couric told People magazine in her first extensive comments on Lauer's firing. More than a month after Matt Lauer was suddenly and dramatically fired f...

 2018-01-13 10:27 

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Britain Turned Their Home Into A US Airbase. Now These Families Just Want The Right To Live Together....

Fco / PA Archive/PA Images It has been more than a year since Hanley Goolamsing last saw his family at their home in the south of England. In December 2016, the Home Office put the 27-year-old on a flight to Mauritius, and he has been stuck there ever sin...

 2018-01-13 09:58 

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Saudi Women Were Able To Attend A Football Match And The Pictures Are Glorious...

Female football fans still need the permission of their male guardians to attend and are restricted to specially adapted "female only" seating areas. Women in Saudi Arabia attended football matches for the first time in the kingdom's history o...

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