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Olga Tokarczuk of Poland Wins Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International Prize is awarded to a book translated into English. Flights has been translated by Jennifer Croft and is published by Fitzcarraldo Editions , a tiny independent p...

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Harvey Weinstein's despicable defense

Harvey Weinstein's despicable defense

More than 75 women have made allegations against Weinstein , including (from top row left) Asia Argento , Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Gra...

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Eminem dating Nicki Minaj, she confirms in Instagram post

Eminem dating Nicki Minaj, she confirms in Instagram post

The left-field couple have known each other since at least 2010, when they teamed for Minaj's track, "Roman's Revenge", but their romance comes as a surprise to many. I can't give y'all half-a** s***,...

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Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Sexual Harassment

Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Sexual Harassment

An unidentified production assistant said Freeman had touched her inappropriately and passed unnecessary comments on her body and clothing in 2015 on the sets of Going in Style . Three women also c...

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Portland woman says Amazon Alexa recorded personal conversation, sent it to contact

Portland woman says Amazon Alexa recorded personal conversation, sent it to contact

The Amazon Echo largely popularized the smart speaker concept, and Amazon has always been the leader in smart speaker sales as a result. A family in OR wants answers from Amazon after they say...

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Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan: ‘We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you’

Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan: ‘We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you’

The news of Weinstein's surrender, which was tipped Thursday, has been a moment of vindication and catharsis for the #MeToo movement and especially the more than 80 women who have come forward to ac...

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Music streaming service Vevo will shut down website, retain Portland engineering office

Music streaming service Vevo will shut down website, retain Portland engineering office

Those who have been viewing service's content through its proprietary offering will get access to tools for importing things like playlists to YouTube. Furthermore, this news should come as little sur...

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Danny Boyle will direct the 25th James Bond film

Danny Boyle will direct the 25th James Bond film

Production on the movie, which is scheduled for release in Ireland on October 25, 2019, is due to begin on December 3. MGM is distributing the film in the USA from 8 November 2019, with Ulrich add...

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Meghan Markle Honored with Coat of Arms as Duchess of Sussex

Meghan Markle Honored with Coat of Arms as Duchess of Sussex

The coat of arms' shield features a blue background to represent the Pacific Ocean off the California coast where the duchess was born. The figures on either side of the shield, known as supporters,...

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All 7 Philip Roth Movies Ranked, From 'American Pastoral' to 'Goodbye, Columbus'

All 7 Philip Roth Movies Ranked, From 'American Pastoral' to 'Goodbye, Columbus'

Philip Roth, a league of American writer for whom John Updike and Saul Bellow were contemporaries, has died from congestive heart failure, reports Charles McGrath of the New York Times . After his ...

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Kim Kardashian Gushes Over Kanye West In 4-Year Anniversary Post

Kim Kardashian Gushes Over Kanye West In 4-Year Anniversary Post

The rest of the video shows Kim, her sister Khloe Kardashian , their step-sister Kendall Jenner and Kris' mom Mary Jo Campbell having some Family Feud fun as well. "I hate to be Black and white...

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Boba Fett Film Coming From James Mangold

Fortunately, it seems the Boba Fett movie has been resurrected, sources confirm to EW. He first appeared in 1978's animated Star Wars Holiday Special but never went on to be thoroughly developed a...

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Morgan Freeman Suspended From Visa Endorsement Deal After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Morgan Freeman Suspended From Visa Endorsement Deal After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Metro Vancouver's transit authority, TransLink "pausing" announcements featuring Morgan Freeman's voice, following reports that several women are accusing the actor of inappropriate behaviour. "At...

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Donald Trump Suggests Deporting Kneeling NFL Players After New Policy Revealed

Donald Trump Suggests Deporting Kneeling NFL Players After New Policy Revealed

The new rule dictates that fines will be issued for any players who kneel. Really, there are two questions here: Should NFL players sit or kneel during the anthem to protest against racial discrim...

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Judge to Trump: Blocking Critics on Twitter Is Unconstitutional

Judge to Trump: Blocking Critics on Twitter Is Unconstitutional

The ruling followed the lawsuit filed against the USA president in July by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University , representing seven plaintiffs who have been blocked by the ...

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USA gov't worker reports

USA gov't worker reports "abnormal" sound, pressure in China

A U.S. government employee in southern China has reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, the State Department said on Wednesday, in a case that recalls the mystery illness that hit Ame...

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Oakland County students hold vigil against school shootings

Oakland County students hold vigil against school shootings

However, as the shooting becomes the latest in a long series of deadly ones at United States schools and becomes another pointer in the US' long-running debate over gun ownership, the killing of Karac...

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Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on free

Baltimore police officer fatally shot; 'armed suspect' on free

Police spokeswoman Julia Hardgrove said the officer had been investigating a suspicious vehicle on Linwen Way in the community of Perry Hall. Vinson couldn't confirm that report, and said it's not y...

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Here's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte went during the royal wedding

Here's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte went during the royal wedding

She was one of ten children who arrived in separate cars with three of their mothers, including the Duchess of Cambridge and Jessica Mulroney . Charlotte completed the outfit with white leather A...

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Mike D'Antoni, James Harden call Rockets 'soft' after Game 3 loss

Mike D'Antoni, James Harden call Rockets 'soft' after Game 3 loss

The Rockets suffered a 41-point blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, their worst playoff loss in franchise history. Gordon went 6-of-9 ...

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