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Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'

Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'

In a post spanning eight separate tweets, Pinkett Smith attacked the film's factual integrity and what she regards as irreverent disrespect for the true story of Tupac's life and her place in it. ...

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Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

I let the bathroom flood. "We have been trodden on by people who say they are there to protect us", one woman said . "I do sense the anger", Conservative lawmaker Andrea Leadsom said as she faced t...

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President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

President Donald Trump wants to make it very clear to all Americans: An investigation of his campaign's tied to Moscow is a "witch hunt", plain and simple. He called the leak "outrageous, inexcusable...

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Connecticut NBC affiliate won't air Alex Jones interview

Connecticut NBC affiliate won't air Alex Jones interview

News Chairman Andy Lack said the story will be edited with the sensitivity of its critics in mind. Jones is conspiracy theorist who is reviled in CT for his false claims about the Sand Hook El...

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Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev Preview

Andre Ward vs Sergey Kovalev Preview

If you turn around and start boxing me, now I'm in trouble because I'm not as used to fighting guys in the same style that I use. And Ward and Kovalev certainly aren't exactly bonding over the spo...

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Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation

And the American embassy in Cuba will remain open. The U.S. Department of Treasury issued a statement Friday that said if you've already booked a trip as an individual on a "people-to-people" basis,...

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The special counsel is examining Trump's possible obstruction of justice

The special counsel is examining Trump's possible obstruction of justice

In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeated his claim that Mr Mueller's investigation is a "WITCH HUNT" based on the "phony" premise of possible collusion between Russian Feder...

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Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Dr. Daniel Kanter of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center told a news conference that Warmbier "shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of h...

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Did cheap cladding turn London block of flats into a towering inferno?

Firefighters are still searching for victims in the 24-story Grenfell Tower that went up in flames early Wednesday. The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that contractors installed a cheaper, les...

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US Navy destroyer, Philippines merchant vessel collide off Japan

So far no damage or injuries have been reported on the container ship, he said. " Other injured [sic] are being assessed ", the fleet said. TV footage showed heavy damage to the mid-right side o...

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Queen Elizabeth, Prince William visit London fire site

I believe we need to ask questions about what facilities and resources have been given to local authorities that have tower blocs in the area and, frankly, most do. The aluminium cladding, called Reyn...

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Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

Oakland recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. No doubt they ...

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Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore is married!

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore is married!

We'll have to wait and see if her wedding is one of the storylines! Details on the wedding itself, including a date, remain scarce; however, People confirms the nuptials took place in St. For now,...

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Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba

Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba

The " wet foot, dry foot " policy had allowed Cubans who arrived in the United States the ability to become permanent residents. Americans traveling to Cuba will face more scrutiny and potentially...

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Cosby jurors seek clarification on definition of 'reasonable doubt'

Cosby jurors seek clarification on definition of 'reasonable doubt'

The full context of the portion of Cosby's decade-old testimony in which he said he told Constand the pills he gave her, before their 2004 sexual encounter, were "friends". "They're down to the very n...

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Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

Wallace's NASCAR Cup debut has been looming for several years as he worked his way up through the ranks, most recently driving for Roush Fenway Racing in the Xfinity Series . He had to do it without ...

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Apple hires two top executives from Sony Pictures Television

Apple hires two top executives from Sony Pictures Television

The company has widely promoted " Planet of the Apps " across iTunes, the App Store, Apple's website and elsewhere. It released a Shark Tank-style " Planet of the Apps " show this month to lackluster ...

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Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

He directed seven actors to Oscar nominations. Avildsen's other films included the critically hailed drama-thriller Joe (1970), starring Susan Sarandon and Peter Boyle. "I owe just about everythin...

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Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall

Hundreds of Grenfell Tower protesters march on Whitehall

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced mounting criticism on Friday for not meeting the survivors of a deadly London tower block blaze , ratcheting up the pressure as she tries to strike a deal t...

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Patty Jenkins Has Not Yet Been Signed as Wonder Woman 2 Director

Despite the challenge from the film, Wonder Woman is expected to have a $25-50M second weekend. It's just a generally good movie and Patty Jenkins has a lot to bargain with. "Then I realised tha...

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