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Ringgit lower against United States dollar in early trade

Ringgit lower against United States dollar in early trade

The US dollar got a solid lift after Ms Yellen said "persistently easy monetary policy" could lead to developments that could have "adverse implications for financial stability", in a speech . dollar on Wednesday, breaking through the level of R13.50/$ for the first time in nearly three months as the greenback rallied on rate hike hopes. But even with uncertainty about the possible reasons for the low rate of inflation - from misjudging the strength of the labor market to the impact of ... Read More

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NBC 'Sunday Night Football' ratings lowest for Week 3 since 2006

NBC 'Sunday Night Football' ratings lowest for Week 3 since 2006

Week 3's Sunday slate was also entertaining with eight of the 10 afternoon games sailing over the total set by the sportsbooks. To come up with overnight ratings, Nielsen takes the percentage of households watching in 56 US markets and comes up with an overnight average - so an 11.6, for instance, means that 11.6% of households in those 54 markets tuned into the game on NBC on Sunday night. Read More

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Megyn Kelly shows a softer side on 'Megyn Kelly Today' debut

Megyn Kelly shows a softer side on 'Megyn Kelly Today' debut

The new talk show replaced " TODAY'S Take" - with Al Roker and Tamron Hall - in the " TODAY " 9 a.m. hour on September 25 after the host left her Fox News series "The Kelly File", which she led for 13 years. That show, which has brought in mediocre ratings , had a limited eight-episode run but is slated to return in the spring. She then turned to her career as a lawyer, as a TV anchor ("which was good, until it wasn't"). Read More

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Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul: Eagles game is a 'must-win'

Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul: Eagles game is a 'must-win'

The Eagles held a 7-0 lead at halftime, but injuries to several key players decimated the defense, and the Giants scored 24 points in the fourth quarter, taking a 24-21 lead with just over three minutes to play. So I don't go into it putting a number on it. While Jenkins gave a message of unity, sharing the Eagles' plan for the game. This isn't a good week to face the Eagles, who get after the quarterback with a fury. Read More

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Charles Bradley, Exuberant Soul Singer, Is Dead At 68

Charles Bradley, Exuberant Soul Singer, Is Dead At 68

The beloved U.S. singer, whose career ascended in later life, died following a long battle with cancer . He was diagnosed with stomach cancer last fall and halted touring. He was a homeless drifter as a teen and battled with illiteracy, poverty and chronic unemployment. DADDY ISSUES EastEnders fans believe evil Willmott-Brown is Jay's REAL dad and this is why... Read More

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North Korea threatens of hydrogen bomb test in Pacific Ocean

President Donald Trump heightened fears of a nuclear confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, which had been building for weeks, up a few notches with his blunt threat to " totally destroy " North Korea. It wasn't immediately clear how big the reduction might possibly be as China doesn't disclose details of trade with isolated North Korea. Only, the word was not directly uttered by Kim, who had spoken in Korean. Read More

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle: hellaciously violent and a whole pile of fun

Kingsman: The Golden Circle: hellaciously violent and a whole pile of fun

It's a strictly okay film, but one tends to expect much better from the likes of director Matthew Vaughn . Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle is in theaters Friday, September 22 . Without any reintroduction, Eggsy ( Taron Egerton ), the British-street-tough-turned-millennial-007, immediately gets roughed up by a somewhat minor character from the first film, Charlie (Edward Holcroft), who had previously appeared to be super dead. Read More

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Emma Stone on Her Anxiety & Coping Strategies

Emma Stone on Her Anxiety & Coping Strategies

Colbert , joking, played the role of therapist, while Stone shared that acting and improv have helped her to deal with her anxiety. 'This is me, I guess. "I thought maybe I could help somebody else find a way to live in her own skin". "Sometimes while it's happening, like while I'm in a phase of big turmoil, it feels like it's never gonna end - but it does". Read More

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Halle Berry has found her latest victim slash beau

Halle Berry has found her latest victim slash beau

Wearing a light-colored fur coat and dark trousers around her ankles, Berry manages to somehow still look glamorous. " My Balance ", she captioned the image in which they are seen in a cosy embrace. Almost a year after her divorce from Oliver Martinez , Halle Berry has found a new man! She is mom to Nahla , 9, with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, and shares son Maceo , 3, with Martinez. Read More

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LCEC, FPL report on power outages

LCEC, FPL report on power outages

Florida residents who are still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Irma are angered at the state's electricity board for making it illegal for homeowners to power their homes using solar panels. "I told Florida Power and Light the generators were going to give up soon". "We are working day and night". The suit claims FPL charged $2 to $10 per month that was earmarked to pay for clearing trees near power lines and placing power lines underground. Read More

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Giants' Brandon Marshall finishes with one catch in loss

They can't pass protect. Rushing 17 times for 82 yards (5.1 YPC), he was able to relieve Stafford of throwing the ball too much. They were supposed to be outside contenders for the Super Bowl . The veteran has all of two catches on the year. "That's a good bit of the change from last year to this year". And after two games, it looks as though they will miss the postseason altogether, barring a dramatic turnaround. Read More

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Every Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's DLC Character Announced

Every Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's DLC Character Announced

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is set to release tomorrow, and alongside that release Capcom have revealed the first batch of DLC to come for the crossover fighter. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will be released on PS4, Xbox One and PC on September 19. We liked the game in our review but its biggest problem is the predictable roster of characters, with only five brand new ones and no characters that Marvel does not own the film rights to. Read More

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Emmys: Which Show Will Win the Award for Comedy?

Emmys: Which Show Will Win the Award for Comedy?

Of the nine Emmy wins, six went to women, with Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More) shared by Julie Berghoff and Sophie Neudorfer. The latter award was groundbreaking as he was the first black director to ever win in the category . She teared up as she gave her thanks Sunday night. Read More

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Emmys 2017 red carpet

Emmys 2017 red carpet

The award show will be telecast live on CBS Television Network from 8pm ET and 5pm PT onwards. We'll find out when the 2017 Emmys will be broadcast live on Sunday night. If you have cable TV, don't miss E!'s " Fashion Police" on Monday, September 18 at 8 p.m. Not complaining too much though, because now we get to stuff ourselves with the decadent body decor that is Emmy fashion! Melissa McCarthy has already won a Creative Arts Emmy for her depiction of former White House ... Read More

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India vs Australia 1st ODI 2017: IND to Opt Bat First

India vs Australia 1st ODI 2017: IND to Opt Bat First

India beat Australia 2-1 earlier this year in a controversial Test series, played in such a hostile atmosphere that India skipper Virat Kohli said at the end he didn't consider Australian cricketers as his "friends" any longer. Peter Handscomb, who joined the squad on Saturday, however is available and the team management will take a final call on Sunday. With Jasprit Bumrah' Yorkers coming in and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav both having the ability to bowl economically as ... Read More

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Five dead at Florida nursing home

Five dead at Florida nursing home

Three of the deaths happened at the facility and two others happened as the patients arrived at the hospital, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said at a news conference Wednesday. In Hollywood, Fla ., where temperatures are forecast to reach the 90s through the end of the week, authorities were called early Wednesday to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, a nursing home not far from Fort Lauderdale with a troubled history. Read More

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Jennifer Lawrence reveals perils of breastfeeding a robot baby in 'mother!'

Jennifer Lawrence reveals perils of breastfeeding a robot baby in 'mother!'

Having noticeably kept their distance on the red carpet, the duo were suddenly arm in arm at the NY screening and happy to. "I keep waiting for that one role to come along that scares me enough into dieting, and it just can't happen". She noted, "I believed in the metaphor and the message that Darren wanted to get across". "I normally don't like Harvard people , because they can't go two minutes without mentioning that they went to Harvard". Read More

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Knife-wielding man 'attacks French soldier in Paris'

Knife-wielding man 'attacks French soldier in Paris'

French Defense Minister Florence Parly said the number of troops involved in the Sentinelle operation would remain at 7,000 under the plan. The man was swiftly brought under control by the soldier. The attacker is believed to not be known to police. The assailant had also threatened passersby before targeting the three police officers, according to BFM TV. Read More

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How Trump Can Get Tough on Iran

How Trump Can Get Tough on Iran

Iran, with its young population, "could be won over to a new way of thinking", Johnson said, adding that he has pushed that argument with Tillerson and other Americans. "Iran is subject to the world's most robust nuclear verification regime". Another prominent neoconservative and opponent of the Iran deal, former United Nations ambassador John Bolton, opted to publish his own policy memo last month after acknowledging that he no longer had access to the Oval Office. Read More

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RED SPARROW First Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence, Russian Sex Spy

RED SPARROW First Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence, Russian Sex Spy

On Thursday, 20th Century Fox dropped the trailer for J.Law's femme fatale flick, Red Sparrow . YAS. Along with Lawrence, Red Sparrow stars Jeremy Irons , Joel Edgerton , Charlotte Rampling and Mary-Louise Parker. Recruited by the secret and sinister Sparrow School, she becomes a highly trained and lethal weapon. The film was directed by Francis Lawrence , who worked with Lawrence in the past on several " Hunger Games " installments, working from a screenplay written by ... Read More

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James Franco's The Disaster Artist Has the Best Trailer of the Year

James Franco's The Disaster Artist Has the Best Trailer of the Year

It tells the tale of Wiseau who was more a profound artist in his own mind than reality, who chose to write , direct and star in a semi-autobiographical film. Expect this to be a serious awards season contender. Granted, people who have seen The Room will probably get a little bit more out of the film than those who haven't, and there are plenty of laughs to be had at the absurdity of how the cult hit came into existence. Read More

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Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state

Hurricane Katia slams into Mexico's Veracruz state

Katia had maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour and a hurricane warning is in effect for the state of Veracruz from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde. Here's the five-day track as of 7 a.m. Thursday. The National Hurricane Center noted an area of low pressure off the coast of Africa and issued advisories as it turned into a tropical storm and then a hurricane. Read More

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Aaron Donald ends holdout, will not play Sunday vs. Colts

Aaron Donald ends holdout, will not play Sunday vs. Colts

Donald , 26, did not participate in the Rams' preseason activities as he seeks a contract extension. Donald has ended his holdout, showed up at the Rams' facility and took his physical according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . It's pretty sad when the biggest storyline in a game is more about someone not playing than any potential replacements or other big names playing in the game, and that's unfortunately what we have here for this battle between the Indianapolis Colts and the Los ... Read More

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Hillary Stands By Her 'Deplorables' Remark

Hillary Stands By Her 'Deplorables' Remark

And then his speech, which was a cry from the white nationalist gut. Clinton added, "I couldn't feel, I couldn't think, I was just gob-smacked, wiped out". "We have a reality show that leads to the election of a president", she said of the campaign conducted by President Donald Trump . And, she added, "Yes, I had my fair share of Chardonnay". Read More

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Hungary calls European Union court's refugee ruling 'appalling'

Hungary calls European Union court's refugee ruling 'appalling'

Since 2015, millions of refugees war-torn and economically ravaged regions in the Middle East namely Syria, North Africa, and Asia have arrived in Europe, largely in Greece and Italy. The government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has taken the stance that Hungary has the right to refuse entry to the primarily Muslim asylum seekers and refugees, claiming they threaten the country's cultural identity. Read More

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Star Wars: 8 Director Discusses Who The Last Jedi Is

Star Wars: 8 Director Discusses Who The Last Jedi Is

Michelle MacLaren, a director and producer who most recently directed the pilot episode of HBO's The Deuce, surfaced a few times. Disney expects to make a lot of financial revenues from the final installment in the Star Wars saga. While some were hoping that this empty position would be an opportunity to bring in new blood to the production, it looks like Lucasfilm is considering an in-house hire, right from Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Read More

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What Leonardo DiCaprio Could Look Like As Joker

What Leonardo DiCaprio Could Look Like As Joker

But the award-winning actor has starred in no less than five full-length movies directed by Scorsese, including the 2006 crime drama, " The Departed ", which won several Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The Joker film is expected to be a spin-off from other movies Warner Bros has done with the DC Extended Universe . The report also once again says Matt Reeves' Batman movie will be a standalone movie and not starring Ben Affleck, with the plan for DC to launch a new movie brand ... Read More

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Great British Bake Off: Viewing figures down following Channel 4 move

Great British Bake Off: Viewing figures down following Channel 4 move

Peak viewing reached 7.7 million with a 34.6% share. OXFORDSHIRE'S new Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith has had a baptism of fire at 220 degrees on social media after her first TV appearance. Many accused the judge of being too "nice" to contestants and that his warm approach was an effort to appease fans angered by leaving Berry. But it's not just a new experience for the bakers. Read More

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