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Berklee alum Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018

Berklee alum Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018

The Filipino first joined and won a beauty pageant (Little Miss Philippines in Sydney) at the age of five. "Catriona hopes to make her country proud at this year's Miss Universe competition". Speaking to ABS-CBN News, Ms Gray previously revealed three women she admires: Broadway star Lea Salonga, fashion blogger Kim Jones and Filipina-French actress Solen Heussaff. Read More

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Cohen says Trump told him to make hush money payments

Cohen says Trump told him to make hush money payments

Cohen, in his first televised interview since he was sentenced, said Trump was anxious about the potential impact on the election if voters learned about the two women's account of the alleged affairs. "If a presidential candidate, took cash and went to one of these women and said, 'I'm paying you not to disclose what happened and I'm doing it in order to help myself be elected president, ' that would not be a crime", Dershowitz said. Read More

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Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

The victor of Miss World 2018 will be crowned by Manushi Chillar. Thailand's representative Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan, 20, got the runner-up spot. This talented and highly intelligent medical student made India proud by winning the title a year ago, amidst fierce competition. I studied in Trichy (Tiruchirappalli) which is not really a city. Read More

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1st-year starting QB will win Heisman

McCarron was the last Maxwell Award victor to not win the Heisman. The past five winners of the Walter Camp Award won the Heisman, while the past four Maxwell winners did the same. Kyler Murray's football career should be winding down over the next month as the Oklahoma Sooners quarterback is expected to join the Oakland Athletics in spring training in 2019. Read More

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Kate Middleton’s Plans For Meghan Markle’s Baby Shower

Kate Middleton’s Plans For Meghan Markle’s Baby Shower

According to one source, Kate has been "advising Meghan on what lies ahead". But Harry is believed to have stood up for Meghan "very forcibly" - a sign that he "really loves her ". Prince Harry's reaction was stormy, the courtier said. Harry added that they 'come so thick and fast'. Members of the royal family gathered at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening for a reception for members of the Diplomatic Corps . Read More

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Women Artists 'Step Up' in Grammy Nominations

Women Artists 'Step Up' in Grammy Nominations

Quebec City chamber orchestra Les Violons du Roy backed the American counter-tenor Anthony Roth Costanzo on ARC , nominated as one of the year's best classical solo vocal albums. It forced the academy to launch a new taskforce focused on inclusion and diversity; Portnow also announced he would be leaving the academy in 2019. Read More

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Nation says goodbye to Bush: 'To us, he was close to perfect'

Nation says goodbye to Bush: 'To us, he was close to perfect'

President Donald Trump shook hands with his predecessor, Barack Obama , and former first lady Michelle Obama . If the Bushes are everything wrong with democracy, at least they didn't threaten it in the ways that Trump does. Fred Curry, one of the few African-Americans in line, is a registered Democrat from Hyattsville, Maryland, who voted for Bush in 1988, the election won by the one-term president. Read More

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Michelle Obama didn’t believe America was ready for a Black President

Michelle Obama didn’t believe America was ready for a Black President

Michelle Obama on Monday returned to a London school she had visited as United States first lady encouraging students to "practice sisterhood" as she presented a new memoir of her life. "Sometimes that stuff doesn't work". "So oftentimes it's not equal". "When you're the first of anything, the bar feels higher". "They've managed the situation with poise and grace and they are normal and kind and smart and friendly and open", said Mrs. Read More

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Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury

The incredible fight ended up being scored a draw (115-111 Wilder, 114-110 Fury, 113-113). Tyson Fury made a miraculous recovery from a 12th round knockdown when it looked like he was out cold to earn a draw, that should have been a win, against Deontay Wilder . Read More

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Oprah's Mom Vernita Lee Dies at 83 | Oprah Winfrey, Vernita Lee

Oprah's Mom Vernita Lee Dies at 83 | Oprah Winfrey, Vernita Lee

Private funeral services have been held. "Memorial donations in Vernita's name may be made to Feeding America ", her obituary reads. She gave birth to a son, who died when he was just a week old. Another clip saw her singing with a group of guests, along with the caption: "Every time a new girl arrives we sing them home". Her brother Jeffrey died of AIDS in 1989, and Patricia , who died in 2003. Read More

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Became known why Prince Harry will live with the mother

Became known why Prince Harry will live with the mother

Frogmore Cottage is just across from Frogmore House - the evening reception venue of Meghan and Harry - and will have a multi-millionaire refit before the royal couple move. The move to Windsor Castle's Frogmore Cottage is set to happen in 2019 as the couple prepare to welcome their first bub together. Responding to claims of a rift between Meghan and Kate, the source is reported to have said there has been "no dramatic falling out" but that actually, the two women are just very ... Read More

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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Thanksgiving With Family in Delhi

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Thanksgiving With Family in Delhi

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's wedding's right around the corner, and new insider reports say the bride-to-be can't wait to get married! The engaged couple is reportedly going to tie the knot in India on December 1. DeepVeer are set to have a reception in Mumbai by the month's end and it may clash with one of the pre wedding functions of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas . Read More

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Prince Harry and Meghan are moving to the suburbs

Prince Harry and Meghan are moving to the suburbs

But first, the prince and the former actress will undertake a major renovation to convert the ten-bedroom Frogmore Cottage, which is now staff housing, into a proper family home. On Wednesday afternoon the Duchess of Cambridge visited the Department of psychology and language Sciences in the Laboratory of neuroscience. The couple, given the titles the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after marrying in Windsor in May, will live in Frogmore Cottage, a two-storey stucco-faced house in Windsor ... Read More

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Match-saving magic from Tiger stuns golfing world

Match-saving magic from Tiger stuns golfing world

Going from a potential putt for $9 million, Mickelson instead pulled the putt left of the cup, squaring the match going to the 18th hole. That set the stage - for the fourth time - for Mickelson to close out the match. That's when vintage Woods finally arrived, as he chipped in for birdie, flipping the pressure squarely back on Mickelson. Mickelson, 48, also won $600,000 in charity side bets, as he was closest to the pin on three of the Par 3s. Read More

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Michelle Obama Really Misses Driving, but Secret Service Still Won't Let Her

Michelle Obama Really Misses Driving, but Secret Service Still Won't Let Her

Of course, she misses being generally anonymous as well. "When you're in the residence, there's so much bulletproof glass that sometimes you don't hear what's going on outside", Obama says. If Obama were to actually set up a formal "hall pass"-type agreement with her husband with regards to George Clooney , there's a pretty good chance Barack would acquiesce. Read More

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Hockney's pool painting sells for record $90M

Hockney's pool painting sells for record $90M

Instead, he opted to sell without a reserve, a minimum price at which the work can be hammered down. The painting led Christie's postwar and contemporary evening sale that totaled $357.2 million, within the estimated range. There is also sudden demand for the work of Hockney, who is 81. One of Hockney's most celebrated works, it has featured on the cover of a number of monographs about the artist and was part of an global retrospective that celebrated his 80th birthday in 2017. Read More

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs' ex, Kim Porter, found dead at home

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' ex, Kim Porter, found dead at home

She was only 47 years old and a mother of four. Not just handsome but truly kind and generous of spirit always. She graduated high school in 1988 and moved to Atlanta, where she met singer Al B. TV personality Wendy Williams said, "I just heard the sad news about Kim Porter . But if you feel like, 'Maybe I am getting the short end of the stick, ' that's when a change has to take place". Read More

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IT'S HERE! Watch the new John Lewis Christmas ad

IT'S HERE! Watch the new John Lewis Christmas ad

This year's ad is titled, "The Boy and the Piano" and is set to the soundtrack of Elton's first big hit, Your Song . The John Lewis Christmas ad 2018, is probably its strongest one in years. That some presents are more than just a gift. "The ad is absolutely fantastic and I've truly loved every minute of being a part of it". John Lewis' latest festive ad will air on TV for the first time at 9.15pm tonight (15.11.18) during an ad break for Dark Heart . Read More

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Deepika, Ranveer share their wedding photos

Deepika, Ranveer share their wedding photos

There was also a glimpse of the couple dressed in shades of white with reports suggesting that day one was about Konkani wedding rituals while day two would be a Sindhi ceremony. They look like a match made in heaven. While we are glad that these stars are finding their special ones and getting married in a handsome wedding, we are also disappointed that many of our crushes are not single anymore. Read More

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Heir's big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

Heir's big birthday: 70 candles lined up for Prince Charles

Jobson also wrote that Queen Elizabeth and Markle argued about the tiara she wore on her wedding day. You've got to see smiling baby Prince Louis . The royals previously attended another Remembrance Day event Saturday night. The Duchess of Sussex and the Duchess of Cambridge wore pensive expressions - and modest attire - as they paid their respects at the Cenotaph this morning. Read More

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Ranveer, Deepika do not want wedding gifts

Ranveer, Deepika do not want wedding gifts

Ranveer and Deepika flew for their destination wedding this weekend and the preparations at the venue are going on in full swing. Ranveer and Deepika announced to get married through their social media accounts last month. The much-awaited wedding sure promises to be one of the most-talked about affairs of the year. Guests are requested to carry this invite on their cell phones. Read More

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Stan Lee: Marvel Comics legend dies aged 95

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics legend dies aged 95

With Bill Everett, he penned the first pages occupied by Daredevil , and with Steve Ditko , he introduced readers to Doctor Strange and Spider-Man. Stan Lee was the creator of X-Men, Spider-Man, the Avengers , Black Panther and several other superhero movies. Even stars who aren't tied to the MCU gathered to pay their respects, with Seth Rogen, musician Gene Simmons, and TV presenter Piers Morgan all posting on Twitter to mourn Stan's passing. Read More

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