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Welcome to this introduction video about the Netherlands. "It's the best language in Europe". We've got the best words. Then, in what I can only assume is a twist of insider baseball given the big reaction from the Dutch crowd, the segment continues, "We've got Ponypark Slagharen , which has got to be the best ponypark in the world.
  • Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Shoving Hitler Fan at Trump Rally, Supporters Say

    Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Shoving Hitler Fan at Trump Rally, Supporters Say

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    Well, because the Transformers star responded to the man's actions by allegedly pulling on his scarf and possibly scratching him in the process . The actor stationed himself outside of the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. In a feed captured over the weekend , a man walks up to the camera while LaBeouf and other anti-Trump protesters are chanting and tries to deliver his own message.
  • United States actress Mary Tyler Moore dies aged 80

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    And that character's spirit has continued to live on for decades, influencing so many shows that came after Mary Tyler Moore, from Murphy Brown to 30 Rock . The company's trademark meowing kitten was a nod to MGM's roaring lion. Moore also appeared on the Broadway stage, winning a Tony Award for Whose Life Is It Anyway? In 2011, she underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumor and long-time friend Dick Van Dyke divulged that diabetes had taken its toll on her in 2015.
  • Donald Trump revives ban funding groups performing abortions overseas

    Donald Trump revives ban funding groups performing abortions overseas

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    The one where Trump reinstated the "global gag rule" or Mexico City Policy , which stops federal aid to foreign organizations that provide or even give information about abortion. According to the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), a charity that provides sexual and reproductive health services in over 172 countries, women in the poorest and most remote areas, where government services are limited, will be hardest hit.
  • Bob Evans selling restaurants

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    Sandell's vision was for Bob Evans to spin-off the packaged foods business. As part of the deal, proceeds will be used to pay down debt and for a special dividend amounting to $150 million, or about $7.50 a share, after the sale closes.
  • Australian Open 2017: Croatian Mirjana Lučić-Baroni Storms into Semi-Final

    Australian Open 2017: Croatian Mirjana Lučić-Baroni Storms into Semi-Final

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    So much has been said and written about Lucic-Baroni that she might write a book to tell her side of the story. Unable to control her emotions, she stepped away from Rennae Stubbs's microphone. "I will never, ever, ever forget this day", Lucic-Baroni said. "This has truly made my life, and everything bad that happened, has made it OK". Lucic-Baroni's determination to continue her tennis career began to reap its rewards in 2014.
  • Madonna applies to adopt two children from Malawi

    Madonna applies to adopt two children from Malawi

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    The spokesman said that a court in the capital Lilongwe, the current guardians of the children and the government would all be involved. She founded the non-profit group Raising Malawi in 2006 to provide health and education programmes aimed mostly at girls.
  • BATMAN V SUPERMAN Lands Top Award Nomination - From The Razzies

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    Batman v Superman was largely derided by critics, though many fans embraced the film despite its poor reviews. In a statement, the Razzies organization called " Batman v Superman " a "WTF comic-book battle royale". The superhero film stars Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. Other than Affleck and Cavill, worst screen combos include Johnny Depp "and his Vomitously Vibrant Costume" from " Alice Through the Looking Glass ", "Any 2 Egyptian Gods or Mortals" from " Gods of Egypt ", Perry and ...
  • "Saturday Night Live" Writer Katie Rich Fired Over Barron Trump Comment

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    Within hours Rich removed the tweet, temporarily deleted her Twitter account, and offered honest apologies for the "insensitive tweet". 10-year-old Barron is the youngest of Trump's children, born to his third wife Malania. So if NBC makes the unwise decision to extend Rich's suspension of extending her suspension in perpetuity, it looks like the comedy world that knows and loves her will offer her more than enough landing pad.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam Welcomes Daughter Ella Grace

    Keshia Knight Pulliam Welcomes Daughter Ella Grace

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    Sharing a sonogram of her baby girl, Keshia posted a heartfelt message expressing her gratitude for the challenges that she's overcome with help from her . Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam attends Lee Daniels' "The Butler" New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on August 5, 2013 in New York City. I can say she wanted to get in vitro, I can say she wanted to do some things to make sure she got pregnant.
  • What the Women's March was missing

    What the Women's March was missing

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    There are women sitting there with everything that they own at the protest, still marching, but you think this is more important. 'We unite and stand together for the dignity and equality of all peoples, for the safety and health of our planet and for the strength of our vibrant and diverse communities, ' they added.
  • Calls for firing of 'SNL' writer after Barron Trump tweet

    Calls for firing of 'SNL' writer after Barron Trump tweet

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    The Trumps and Clintons had a friendly past prior to the election, so it seems only natural that their children built good relationships along the way. The post came after Barron was subjected to cruel jokes from social media users, including one Saturday Night Live writer who said the boy will turn into a "homeschool shooter".
  • Kristen Stewart says Trump was obsessed with her

    Kristen Stewart says Trump was obsessed with her

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    Stewart was a little surprised back then that Trump was so into her love life, but looking back on it now she thinks it's really something given who he is today. "You don't have to be a politically involve person to be uber-aware of the fact that very basic humanitarian ideas are being so incredibly trampled on", Stewart said.
  • Chapecoensa play first match since plane crash

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    The survivors and their relatives took centre stage before a ball was kicked, with Jackson Follman, the goalkeeper whose leg was amputated as a result of the crash, being presented with the Copa Sudamericana trophy in a tearful ceremony. Chapecoense were awarded the Sudamericana title by CONMEBOL in December after the fixture was cancelled. Then came Chape's first goal, scored by Douglas Grolli, which was accompanied by yet another outpouring of emotion...
  • Fox News Hires Nigel Farage as Contributor

    Fox News Hires Nigel Farage as Contributor

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    The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) will appear on political programming across Fox as well as on primetime on Fox Business Network, the network confirmed . Farage was a founding member of and ran the conservative UKIP from 2006 to 2009 and from 2010 to 2016. This forced a response from a British government spokesman, who said: "There is no vacancy".
  • Kellyanne Conway's $3600 Gucci coat sparks strong reaction

    Kellyanne Conway's $3600 Gucci coat sparks strong reaction

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    Commentators on Twitter had some different names for the outfit. "Big action underway", Conway said . Bee then turned to Conway's spin mastery, a major component of electing Trump. President Trump's daughters also stunned in twin white outfits, Ivanka in pants paired with an asymmetrical coat and Tiffany in a dress. She's also blond, lovely and very cunning - you have to be in order to get someone as controversial as Trump elected! Now, before you think that perhaps this was an ...
  • Geri Horner Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    Geri Horner Gives Birth to Baby Boy

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    Nothing adds spice to life like the addition of a new baby, and former Spice Girl Gerri Halliwell Horner and husband Christian Horner are celebrating the arrival of their first child together, a baby boy they've named Montague George Hector.
  • Trumps: the new first family of USA

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    Among the attendees who turned up to give Ivanka advice were Tory Burch, Mika Brzezinski, Tina Brown, Christy Turlington Burns, and former White House press secretary Dana Perino. Kennedy Jr. The Jewish Orthodox grandson of Holocaust survivors, he is considered a calming influence on Mr Trump. That claim's friction with reality dovetails nicely with Ivanka's Republican convention speech praising Trump's "colorblind and gender-neutral" eye for talent, compared to the Cabinet her father ...
  • Melania Trump's Ralph Lauren inaugural suit both powerful and feminine

    Melania Trump's Ralph Lauren inaugural suit both powerful and feminine

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    Read about Melania's beauty look below! By contrast, Melania Trump's outfit, worn with long matching gloves, stiletto shoes, and her long hair swept up in a loose bun, had a 1960s vibe. "[Melania] never asked Tom Ford", Trump said. If Hillary Rodham Clinton's failed presidential campaign was considered the Titanic, then fashion designer Ralph Lauren would be cast to play the role of Rose "there was room for two on that door" DeWitt Bukater.
  • The new Fifth Harmony at tonight's People's Choice Awards

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    The girl group is going strong without Camila; wins Favorite Band award! And every time they had solos, their names were projected onto the screen behind them, clearly giving them credit for their contribution to the group. Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane, and Normani Kordei took the stage in sexy leather getups to perform their hit song, "Work from Home". Amid conflicting statements between the two camps, one thing is made clear: all is not well as far as Cabello's relationship ...
  • Kylie Jenner reaches out to pal

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    If that shines through a screen, we can only imagine the type of person that she is in real life. Woods made the announcement on Twitter Thursday by sharing, " You're finally free Daddy ", and "Heaven Got Another Angel Tonight". In early January, it was notably alongside Jordyn Woods that Kylie Jenner flew to Mexico for a few days of relaxing holidays. Jenner captioned the snap: " My Fire Ox, My Brother, My Soul Sister ".
  • Vin Diesel Admits Fatherhood Is the 'Craziest Stunt I Ever Did'

    Vin Diesel Admits Fatherhood Is the 'Craziest Stunt I Ever Did'

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    Its timing put it perfectly at odds with an administration that had been whipped-up into a Cheney-sponsored frenzy of bloodthirsty patriotism in the wake of 9/11. The action sequences in the new film are the definition of extreme, which is to say that they are completely ridiculous and unbelievable. Deepika Padukone is not just the lucky charm of Bollywood.
  • Adele playing the 2017 Grammy Awards Ceremony

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    Ten-time Grammy victor and current nominee Adele will perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, the Recording Academy announced Friday. "It threw the whole thing off", she later told Ellen DeGeneres. The Grammy Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb.
  • Monica Lewinsky scandal may be focus of 'American Crime Story' season four

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    Toobin's book on the subject is considered the definitive timeline of the events that surrounded the scandal and his work on the O.J. Simpson case certainly led to a compelling season of " American Crime Story ". We're talking about a moment in American history where the extramarital affairs of the most powerful man in the world divided a nation and while President Clinton was eventually acquitted of perjury and obstruction of justice, but you can still feel the shockwaves today.
  • Chrissy Teigen shares a relatable pic of her stretch marks

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    Stretch marks are nothing to be ashamed of whatsoever, but many women still feel compelled to hide them or cover them up. Be sure to follow Chrissy if you don't - she's very amusing! Later, Chrissy acknowledged all the praise, although she was quick to add that she wasn't looking for kudos when she did it.
  • Israel deploys Arrow-3 interceptors

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    Arrow 3 has the capability to shoot down intercontinental ballistic missiles outside of the earth's atmosphere. Following their induction in the air force, the Israeli defence ministry said in a statement that all components of the Arrow missile defence system, the capabilities of their command and control centres and radar detection systems have been upgraded to make them compatible with Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors.
  • Lady Gaga Shares a Sneak Peek at Her Super Bowl Halftime Performance

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    The superstar would have seen things big and his performance looks risky ... "What I would say to those who are terrified that I'll never again embrace absurdity or the avant-garde is " think again", she told NME. We basically get the opportunity to peer into Gaga's brain at the fantasies she's been cooking up there for nearly her entire life. We built a tent in my backyard with a dancefloor to practice! We love you monsters, can't wait to perform for u!????❤️???? Super Bowl 51 will air ...
  • Ralph Lauren in line to dress Melania Trump

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    Fashion website WWD reported on Monday (16Jan17) that American designer Ralph Lauren will be dressing Melania for the Inauguration and its corresponding events in the run up to the swearing in of the 45th president of the United States.
  • Gotham exec reveals Harley Quinn may show up earlier than expected

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    Harley Quinn #17 is scheduled to release April 5th. Speaking to TV Guide , Gotham executive producer John Stephens said the show's Harley Quinn precursor "might" be introduced in episode 22, season 3. Gotham has a habit of playing fast-and-loose with the mythologies of its characters, so it's entirely possible. But now, Dini is returning to Harley with a new set of stories for one of his most famous creations.