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Black unemployment rate jumps after Trump touted record low

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That 7.7% rate is the highest since January 2017, when Trump took office. The rate in December was its lowest since the BLS began tracking black unemployment in 1972. It doesn't. That's missing the whole point. "That's the main point". In a tweet Friday morning, Trump cherry-picked some other newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics data . Read More »

It's Official! The Spice Girls Are Back!

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We have long hoped for a Spice Girls reunion - we still haven't thrown out our platforms and leopard print just in case our dreams come true. They went on expressing how the time felt right to "explore some incredible new opportunities together". Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres gives Audience $1 million to Split

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She announced that the goal had been completed, thanks to all of of the members of her hand-picked audience. Recognizing some of these acts of good, DeGeneres gave shoutouts to Kenya and John Hughes , who used their own money to drive a U-Haul 800 miles to deliver aid to Hurricane Harvey victims. Read More »

WWE Smackdown: Styles, Nakamura team up against Owens, Zayn

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Owens was pinned despite not being the legal man, and although it is his own fault (what with him attempting to bamboozle the referee), he is technically right. This was the right decision as Rusev was, by far, the most over guy in the ring when it came to crowd reactions. The Bludgeon Brothers squash: It started with a nice piece of foreshadowing as the Usos were on their way out when Luke Harper and Erick Rowan made their entrance. Read More »

Fox Pays More Than $3 Billion For NFL's Thursday Night Football

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Fox will broadcast 11 Thursday night games each year between weeks four and 15, excluding Thanksgiving night . CBS and NBC paid a combined $450 million to air 10 games past year. That notion that a strong primetime programming slate can somewhat compensate for no football was seemingly confirmed by CBS's statement regarding the loss of Thursday night games. Read More »

Paris Hilton Is Kim Kardashian's Body Double In Wild Yeezy Photos

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While Kim first garnered media attention as Paris' friend and stylist back in the mid-2000s, the two later grew apart, and even feuded - sometimes flinging insults at one another in the press. Well, it is safe to say that she is not a fan of the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star's latest racy photos. The result was an army of Kim clones partaking in one of the most unique fashion promos we've seen in awhile. Read More »

Nelson Objects To FEMA Food And Water 'Shut Off' To Puerto Rico

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Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., said FEMA's decision is another example of how the USA continues to neglect the people of Puerto Rico and ignore responsibilities to help them. "We look forward to working with the Legislature to pass this important funding". Because of that assistance, De La Campa said "things are going back to normal". Read More »

SC Rep. Trey Gowdy announces he won't run for re-election

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He is the ninth House committee head to step down, although several departing colleagues faced the prospect of being term-limited from that post or hard re-election prospects. Mr. Gowdy (R., S.C.) is the second Oversight Committee chairman to quit this year. House Democrats have several retiring members too, and 11-term Rep. Read More »

Nikki Bella not happy about Ronda Rousey overshadowing women's Royal Rumble match

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As far as what comes next for Rousey's professional wrestling career, she made her first appearance as a member of the roster on Sunday night, but will likely pop up again as part of the weekly programming for the company on either RAW , which airs on Monday nights, or on Smackdown Live, which is on Tuesday nights, with both shows on the USA Network. Read More »

Kim Kardashian flaunts naked boobs in attempt to break the internet

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The mother of now three immediately received backlash for her new braided hairstyle, with social media users accusing her of cultural appropriation . "Just when I start to like Kim Kardashian she pulls her tone def cultural appropriation s***". Kim Kardashian hit back at Lindsay Lohan after the actress criticized her blonde cornrows . Read More »

What to know about the super blue blood moon

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Early tomorrow morning, the Texas sky will play host to three phenomena that haven't coincided over North America in more than 150 years. The instance of two full moons occurring in a single month happens only once every 2.7 years. A super moon is the point at which the full moon is closest to the earth. The super blue blood moon will be visible during moonrise in the evening in the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Russia, Australia and New Zealand. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee votes to release controversial Nunes memo

Rosenstein approved the continued surveillance of a Trump associate previous year, according to a report in the New York Times on Monday that once again thrust the former U.S. A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment, and a spokesman for Nunes did not reply to requests for comment. In the memo, Republicans alleges that senior intelligence officials abused the surveillance program to target Trump's campaign as part of a political bias and failed to properly vet the application. Read More »

Grammy winners: Who won big on music's biggest night

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He went home without a single win, while Mars won in all six categories in which he was nominated. In the pre-broadcast, he took home statues for both Best Rap Performance (" HUMBLE .") and Best Rap Song (" HUMBLE .") He is also up for Album of the Year for DAMN . Read More »

Dollar drops to 3-year low after Mnuchin praises weak U.S. currency

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The dollar index , which measures the currency against a basket of six major currencies, skid to a three-year low. The dollar has been declining since 2014 but its fall hastened after Mnuchin, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland, said, "A weaker dollar is good for trade". Read More »

Kim Kardashian Is a 'Very Hands-On Mom' With Baby Chicago

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Kim's expectant sister the 33-year-old Khloé Kardashian , who is expecting her first child, a baby boy with boyfriend Tristan Thompson , revealed that little Chicago's nickname is Chi, which is pronounced "shy". The couple, who Wednesday in 2014, are also the parents of daughter North , 4, and son Saint , 2. Kim announced on her website: "She's here!" US Weekly's insider noted that baby Chicago "is settling in beautifully" and 'sleeping a ton for now'. Read More »

Meryl Streep joins season 2 of HBO's megahit "Big Little Lies"

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The pay-cable channel announced Wednesday that Oscar-nomnated Streep , 68, star of " The Post " will play Mary Louise Wright , mother of the late Perry Wright , played in season one by Alexander Skarsgård. With her nod for The Post - her 21st Academy Award nomination - Meryl has broken her own record for the most Oscar acting nominations. Season 2 reportedly will be based partially on a new story by the author. Read More »

Elton John officially retiring from the road

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Today in NY, dressed in a crystal-embellished jacket embroidered with the words Gucci loves Elton, Elton John announced his final tour. I really want to spend time with my children at home. Following his illness a year ago a statement was released saying: "We regret to inform you that due to medical reasons, Elton John is forced to cancel his entire performance schedule for the upcoming April/May run of " The Million Dollar Piano " at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace". Read More »

Vice President Pence says US Embassy in Jerusalem will open next year

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The U.S. embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 , Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday. Mike Pence has been heckled by Israeli Arab politicians as he announced the U.S. Trump, whose wife Melania hails from Slovenia, decided in December that the USA will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . In his speech , Pence praised President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and vowed to support Israel and to prevent ... Read More »

Ruth Bader Ginsburg approves of Kate McKinnon's 'Saturday Night Live' impersonation

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At the time, Ginsburg said , the attitude toward sexual harassment was, "Get past it. Boys will be boys". Ginsburg then shared an incident that occurred in the 1950s when she was a student at Cornell University . It's his father's turn", she said . Ginsburg also recounted the story of when Columbia Law School issued layoff notices to 25 women in the maintenance department but didn't lay off any men. Read More »

Trump's First Year in Office: Victory on Taxes But Russia Probe Continues

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The results have come under a high level of scrutiny since the publication of controversial book, Fire and Fury: Inside Trump's White House , raised questions about Trump's mental health and fitness for office. But he noted that the president, who is 71 years old, stands 6-foot-3 and weighs 239 pounds, could use a bit more dieting and exercise. This would make him officially obese. Read More »

Australian Open: Top Seed Simona Halep Survives a Marathon Match

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The final set alone lasted 2 hours, 22 minutes as both women pushed their bodies to the limit. Davis appeared set to pull off the shock of the opening week in the women's draw when she brought up three match points on the Halep serve at 10-11 but the Romanian fought back from the brink. Read More »

Jersey Shore's Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino pleads guilty to tax evasion

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Prosecutors said Michael Sorrentino admitted that in 2011, he "took certain actions to hide some of his income to avoid paying the full amount of taxes he owed". Sorrentino didn't comment as he left court. "He deeply regrets his failure to pay his taxes, and has spent the past several years turning his life into something positive". Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

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The business had revenue of $20.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.61 billion. This is up from its earnings per share of 38 cents from the same time past year. Bank of America faced a $2.4 billion charge due to the tax cut, but took a lower hit compared to its competitors such as Citigroup , taking a $19 billion charge. Read More »

Roy Halladay Died from Blunt Force Trauma, had Drugs in System

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Toxicology results in the autopsy show Halladay had generic Ambien, amphetamine and morphine in his system at the time of the crash . Federal investigators revealed that his plane made several steep turns before crashing into the water. Among his achievements the year were a ideal game against the Florida Marlins on May 29, and a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds on October 6 in Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Read More »

Enrique Iglesias, Anna Kournikova share photos of newborn twins

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First, the Spanish singing superstar showed off a shot in which he nuzzled up to one of the babies (reportedly named Nicholas and Lucy ), not noting which one it is. Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias and in 2006. Iglesias does not appear on Kournikova's Instagram account (although, she does help promote his music on her social media pages) and vice versa. Read More »

Pope in Chile to celebrate Mass on contested land used for torture

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Greg Burke, the spokesman, said the pope met with "a small group of victims of sexual abuse by priests" at the apostolic nunciature in Santiago , Chile. Between 1995 and a year ago, the number of Chileans who described themselves as Catholic dropped to 45 percent from 74 percent, according to a poll conducted by Latinobarómetro, which Ms. Read More »

Barcelona star Lionel Messi pays tribute to Ronaldinho

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The 37-year-old champion footballer was part of the Brazilian team which won the 2002 World Cup defeating Germany held in South Korea and Japan. Roberto Assis confirmed the news of his brother's decision in a column for the Brazilian media outlet, O Globo . Read More »

Michael Wolff's Donald Trump Book "Fire and Fury" to Become TV Series

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The book caused Trump to publicly and dramatically sever his relationship with Steve Bannon , his former strategist, whom Wolff quoted disparaging the president and his family. The company plans to adapt Wolff's book into a TV series , although it is yet to be tied to a specific network. The president himself has condemned the book. Read More »

It's Official! "Padmaavat" To Hit Screens On January 25

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Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said Bollywood film Padmaavat should not be released until the scenes some member of the Rajput community have perceived to be offensive were deleted, PTI reported. The team clarifies that the original work is essentially a fictional account of two personalities written by poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi, and that there never has been a dream sequence between Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji. Read More »

Eliza Dushku accuses Joel Kramer of molestation

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I was the one who was driving the vehicle. And not well. He hasn't worked for me since then. "This is all vile lies", Kramer told Us. When the incident was over, Kramer suggested they be careful in terms of telling anyone, but in the following weeks he grew "cold" towards Dushku and she noticed the dynamic on the set of the 1994 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis had changed. Read More »