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In one op-ed for the New York Times, Purdue University professor Roxane Gay said she would not be seeing Parker's movie, adding "I can not value a movie, no matter how good or "important" it might be, over the dignity of a woman whose story should be seen as just as important, a woman who is no longer alive to speak for herself".
  • Britney Spears talks bondage, marriage and children on new Carpool Karaoke

    Britney Spears talks bondage, marriage and children on new Carpool Karaoke

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    I got paddled in the first grade though". When an astonished James asked if she meant forever, Britney replied: "I might French kiss someone, but I'm not going to marry anyone. "I saw my mum in her underwear once when I was like 11", he reveals, before Britney interrupts by saying: "You're so dirty". Not only is it the most-quotable thing she has ever done, but she even dug out her " Baby One More Time " schoolgirl outfit! Clumsy has vocals set against rhythmic clapping, which then ...
  • Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins

    Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins

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    Hillary Clinton should explain what will happen to the Clinton Foundation if she's elected. "So again, we have Republicans in Congress and right-wing groups doing everything they can to make something out of nothing here". Priebus said the foundation "should immediately cease accepting foreign donations and return every penny ever taken from other countries, several of which have atrocious human rights records and ties to terrorism".
  • Britney Spears didn't agree to Lifetime biopic

    Britney Spears didn't agree to Lifetime biopic

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    In her interview with Scott Mills for his BBC Radio 1 show, the 34-year-old singer also opened up about the music industry, admitting there are a lot of "divas" in the business. The singer confirmed her sons, 10-year-old Sean and nine-year-old Jayden James, had seen her Las Vegas show Britney: Piece of Me . Britney asks James.
  • Britney Spears: Filming Carpool Karaoke 'Was a Little Awkward'

    Britney Spears: Filming Carpool Karaoke 'Was a Little Awkward'

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    The pop star may have delighted fans by finally hitching a ride with late night host James Corden during Thursday night's segment of "Carpool Karaoke" but it wasn't a smooth ride behind-the-scenes. "The fun clip takes us back to the heyday of "Oops I Did It Again", "Toxic", and ".Baby One More Time". Just as well, said Spears. To finish off a grand week, she'll perform at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, making her highly-anticipated return in almost a decade.
  • Josh Murray, Nick Viall Drama Continues on 'Bachelor in Paradise'

    Josh Murray, Nick Viall Drama Continues on 'Bachelor in Paradise'

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    Anywho, in a move that we're not sure follows BIP rules as the season isn't over yet, the 32-year-old and the momma-of-two confirm that not only are things still going strong... Several contestants have referenced Andi Dorfman's book, It's Not Okay, when talking to Amanda about Josh, pointing out that Andi wrote that her ex was "controlling" and "an emotional abuser".
  • Ryan Lochte in talks to do 'Dancing With the Stars'

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    People reports that the reigning Mirrorball champ, Peta Murgatroyd, will have a season off since she is pregnant with her and Maksim Chmerkovskiy's son, while Kym Johnson revealed that she will be retiring officially as a pro . Odds are there will be one more to join that list. This week has been rife with Dancing With the Stars cast news, so let's round up everything we know so far.
  • National Park Service creating 'living emblem' in DC

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    The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary Thursday morning with a celebration at the Washington Monument. "Saguaro National Park is grateful for the donation of this unique parcel of land along Rincon Creek", said Ray O'Neil, acting superintendent of the park.
  • France's burkini ban: Human Rights groups intervene, point violation of religious freedom

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    A group of three women wearing black hoods over their heads and calling themselves the Sisters of Perpetual Resistance carried a placard saying "Liberte, Egalite, Sisterhood" - a reference to France's national motto. Promenade des Anglais was the scene of "Bastille Day" lorry attack on July 14 which resulted in 86 deaths. The bans do not generally use the word "burkini" but forbid any clothing that is deemed overtly religious.
  • Free admission to National Parks this weekend

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    It's about the National Park Service working in your community through education programs, community assistance projects, and more . Saguaro Park officials heartily welcomed the land donation, which will be added to the approximate 67,000-acre current size of the park's east district.
  • Campaign's rising rent at Trump Tower came as space expanded

    Campaign's rising rent at Trump Tower came as space expanded

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    Donald Trump's campaign is paying more than ever to rent space inside his Trump Tower in NY. They point to Trump's generalizations about the black community. He said Trump has a "what-can-the-campaign-do-for-me" ethos. The Clinton campaign is paying $211,750 in rent per month for its Brooklyn headquarters, where, according to the campaign, "hundreds" of staffers work.
  • Cincinnati Zoo Is 'Not Amused' About Memes Mocking Harambe The Gorilla

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    On Monday, the Twitter account of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, former home of Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla who was shot and killed by zoo officials after a three-year-old boy fell into his moat, was taken down . Our zoo family is still healing, and the constant mention of Harambe makes moving forward more hard for us. If want to give meaning to Harambe's life, Maynard said, there are certainly better ways, such as donating to the conservation effort.
  • DC's Dark Universe Movie To Be Directed By Doug Liman

    DC's Dark Universe Movie To Be Directed By Doug Liman

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    Michael Gilio will reportedly pen the script for Dark Universe, although Warner Bros. has yet to confirm. Liman, who had been attached to call the shots on 20th Century Fox's "X-Men" spin-off 'Gambit, ' has now stepped down from that project in favour of Warner Bros/DC's 'Dark Universe , ' otherwise known as 'Justice League Dark '.
  • Who Is Paul Manafort, and Why Did He Quit Trump's Campaign?

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    The Associated Press also reported this week that Manafort worked for a secret lobbying group in Washington that had ties to Ukraine. Stephen Bannon and Kellyanne Conway were added to the campaign hierarchy as Manafort, the former campaign manager, was demoted to chairperson.
  • Raw: Gunman Attack American University in Kabul

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    Afghan security forces arrived at the scene of the well-guarded facility west of the capital, but a number of students still seemed stuck inside the compound, some of them taking to social media to ask for help. The AP then reported that Hossaini, who was in class at the time of the attack, escaped with nine other students through an emergency gate. The shots broke the windows, and Hossani fell and cut his hands on the glass.
  • Tom Hiddleston And Chris Hemsworth Surprised A Children's Hospital Like Heroes

    Tom Hiddleston And Chris Hemsworth Surprised A Children's Hospital Like Heroes

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    There, they visited sick children and appeared on the hospital's Juiced TV program, a weekly broadcast put together by patients and siblings. "A huge shout out to all the fearless kids who are an inspiration to all of us!" 11-year-old Koen Weir asked Chris: "What is it like getting to be a superhero or supervillain?" Loki might be one of the biggest baddies in the MCU, but Tom Hiddleston has been showing that he's nothing like the character he's playing.
  • Stocks move lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline

    Stocks move lower in quiet trade; oil prices decline

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    The stock market has been relatively calm in recent weeks, with up and down price swings - or volatility - in the past 20 days for the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 stock index at its lowest level "in several decades", according to Strategas Research Partners.
  • French Police Fines Woman On Nice Beach Following Burkini Ban

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    The woman was issued a ticket by police for not wearing "an outfit respecting good morals and secularism,"according to AFP". However, ordinary citizens are allowed to wear the headscarf in public. There's already plenty of outrage over those images, but according to the creator of the burkini, this series of events hasn't harmed sales of the swimwear.
  • Oil prices fall on US crude stocks build; fears over China demand

    Oil prices fall on US crude stocks build; fears over China demand

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    Oil on Wednesday extended losses on the back of a larger than expected buildup in US Crude stockpiles . But ahead of next month's informal OPEC meeting , oil prices are likely to find direction from the changes in general risk apatite in the markets, which appear to be bullish, as well as the weekly volatility in United States oil inventories, production and rig counts - on these fronts, the news has been oil-bearish recently, though prices have nonetheless remained supported.
  • Leslie Jones Reportedly Hacked, Nude Photos Leaked

    Leslie Jones Reportedly Hacked, Nude Photos Leaked

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    The hacker also posted a video in tribute to the gorilla Harambe, in an apparent racist dig at African-American Jones. That person also posted sexually explicit photos of the actress on the site that were stolen from her phone. "I leave Twitter tonight with tears and a very sad heart", she wrote. WikiLeaks responded with a link to one of Jones' tweets in which she encouraged her followers to go after another harassing user, saying, "Get her".
  • Britney Spears raffles clothes for Louisiana flood victims

    Britney Spears raffles clothes for Louisiana flood victims

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    The other lucky victor gets round-trip airfare for two to New York City, two tickets to the MTV VMAs on August 28 at Madison Square Garden, and a chance to meet Spears at the show before her performance. Approximately 30,000 people have been rescued and at least 40,000 homes have been destroyed. "The Red Cross has mounted a massive relief operation in Louisiana, helping to provide shelter, food and comfort right now to individuals and families in need".
  • Local Red Cross volunteers help Louisiana flood victims

    Local Red Cross volunteers help Louisiana flood victims

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    Amber Finley told us about the people she met, people in the midst of misery, doing what they can to survive. They are passing out water and other supplies to flood victims. After GOP nominee Donald Trump was the only high-profile figure to visit Louisiana flood victims immediately following unprecedented flooding, the American Red Cross is admitting that getting donations has been tougher than usual.
  • Blacks question Trump outreach delivered to white audiences

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    We have some great, great people in this country, but we're going to follow the laws of this country. During the taping, he ruminated aloud about the fairness of breaking up families. Well, good luck trying to stop your reoccurring donation if you started one. "And I think that probably has more to do with the polls than anything he's done".
  • Jennifer Lopez, Casper Smart: It's over

    Jennifer Lopez, Casper Smart: It's over

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    This is not the first time Lopez, 47, and Smart , 29, split. She was previously married to Cuban waiter Ojani Noa and dancer Cris Judd . The most recent break was in June 2014 after almost three years together. JENNIFER Lopez has apparently split with Casper Smart. So-if anyone's looking for Lopez in the next couple of weeks, she'll be nose-first in "I'm OK-You're OK".
  • Finn Balor hurts shoulder, relinquishes WWE Universal Championship

    Finn Balor hurts shoulder, relinquishes WWE Universal Championship

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    He was seen at a hotel wearing a sling on the arm Sunday night but had no sling during the GMA interview. According to WWE , Balor could miss up to six months and could be back in as little as four. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 35 languages. This felt clunky as the match was joined in progress. Heyman immediately got over Shane, and screamed at Brock, "What did you do?" Did you know that title belt reeked of beer and mildew, and stunk up my bag every ...
  • Priyanka Chopra and Jodie Foster sing 'Toxic'

    Priyanka Chopra and Jodie Foster sing 'Toxic'

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    Baby. Oops-I did it again", Berry begins, giving us her best deep-remorse as part of W magazine's ongoing series , "Lyrical Improv with Lynn Hirschberg ". Since July, Britney Spears has been teasing singles from her highly anticipated new album 'Glory , ' to be released on August 26. She has successfully transcended onto the west with the enormously popular show, "Quantico" and will be seen playing a svelte young lady with grey shades in the upcoming " Baywatch " movie starring Dwayne ...
  • Clinton's flawless response to health concerns

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    On the one hand it's part of the wacky strategy. Carville said Tuesday the crown prince would likely have gotten a meeting with Clinton anyway, as Bahrain is a longtime ally, and he does not see a "single thing, for the life of me, unusual about the secretary of state meeting with probably our best ally and probably the most strategic".
  • Destructive California Wildfire Grows

    Destructive California Wildfire Grows

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    The proclamation covers Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Yakima, Walla Walla and Whitman counties. A 60-space campground in Grand Teton also was evacuated. The 23,546-acre Rey fire burning in Santa Barbara County was 20% contained Monday. About 82,000 people were ordered to leave their properties when the fire broke out Tuesday, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
  • Watch James Corden sing Prince on... 4:33PM

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    James claimed to not know how big the concert was when he initially said yes, and that he was visibly nervous about it. This is not the first time Corden and Coldplay have sung together. When you are a late night show host, you make a lot of friends. Feather boas, colored glasses and lion manes were the order of the day when Sir Elton climbed in the vehicle to sing "Crocodile Rock" and "Circle of Life" with Corden.