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Iraqi special forces delay their push on Mosul

The Mosul operation was launched on Monday. ISIS is preventing them from leaving, using them as human shields. But ahead of the offensive, Turkey and Iraq were entangled in a war of words over Turkey's presence in northern Iraq. Iraqi forces and the Kurdish Peshmerga forces, supported by US-led airstrikes and special forces, advanced on Mosul from the east and the south on Monday in the first phase of a long-planned offensive to retake the city from Daesh. Read More »

Kerry Washington And Nnamdi Asomugha Welcome Second Child

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The ultra-private couple are also parents to 2-year-old daughter Isabelle . Congrats go out to Kerry Washington and her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha! A rep for Washington didn't immediately return a request for comment. "Hiding behind body parts of different actors", she revealed. News. "She has always been very weight conscious so she knows exactly what she puts in her mouth all the time". Read More »

Leo DiCaprio Urged To Resign From UN Position

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The Bruno Manser Funds , a Switzerland-based charity, challenged DiCaprio at a Friday press conference in London to renounce his connections to the controversial Malaysian 1MDB fund, which is now under investigation by the U.S. Stanley also urged the worldwide community to initiate criminal proceedings against those involved in the embezzlement and laundering of Malaysian state funds and to pressure the Malaysian government to provide mutual legal assistance. Read More »

Ben Roethlisberger officially ruled out against Patriots

The good news here is that a full fix of the knee ligament wasn't needed, meaning that Pittsburgh's franchise quarterback could very well be back following the team's Week 8 bye. The Steelers called the surgery successful (when isn't a surgery successful in the National Football League?) and if it was only a trim of the meniscus, he could be back on the field fairly quickly. Read More »

Packers acquire running back Knile Davis from Chiefs

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He has played in four games this season, carrying the ball once for a loss of two yards and catching two passes for 14 yards. Finding snaps in the Chiefs' crowded backfield is a challenge, which is why they were content with shipping him to Green Bay. Read More »

Trump faces accusations from more women

Donald Trump's campaign on Friday put forth the cousin of a woman who accused the Republican nominee of sexual harassment, using his statement as evidence against the woman's account. "He put me in an embrace and I tried to push him away", Zervos said. "When you're a star, they let you do it. Grab them by the pussy". Trump also claims to be the victim of a political smear campaign, saying in part, "It's all false stuff". Read More »

Aaron Rodgers to drink scotch, watch film after Packers loss

Drops were a problem again at times for Packers receivers. The turnovers especially hurt. Dallas (5-1) broke a five-game losing streak against the Packers (3-2) in this key early-season showdown. We had an ongoing three- or four-day conversation last week, and it'll be the same here. Elliott's fellow rookie, Dak Prescott, the Cowboys' backup quarterback who ever so slowly gives the coaching staff and front office a hard decision to make when incumbent Tony Romo returns from a back ... Read More »

But Doesn't Dispute Groping Allegations Made Against The

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In her story, Stoynoff claimed she bumped into Melania in NY at some time after she was allegedly inappropriately touched without permission by Trump . People headlined her article, "Happy Anniversary", with a smaller headline reading: "With their baby due in March, the Trumps recount their first year of marital bliss and tell us what's ahead". Read More »

How could Sharon Osbourne forget her own act's name?

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The X Factor judge told Good Morning Britain that she was "just awful with names" after appearing to forget Saara's name three times on the series. Sharon, who lives in the USA and who has also accidentally said that Finnish contestant Aalto is from Norway, said that she could not believe what was going on in the presidential debate. Read More »

Fans Want Netflix To Launch A 'Star Wars

Director Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelsohn): Cruel. Baze Malbus ( Jiang Wen): Soldier. In a series of new character posters released by Disney today, those plans can be seen on the sides or front of each character's face. Hot on the heels of the final trailer come new posters of characters including Jyn Erso ( Felicity Jones ), Saw Gerrera ( Forest Whitaker ) and Cassian Andor ( Diego Luna ). Read More »

Aguero warns City to beware of Messi

Prediction: Barcelona has a strong home record in the Champions League and were undefeated in the last 17 matches at Camp Nou since 2013. "I know all about him and of course so does [coach Pep] Guardiola - but then when it comes to Barcelona everybody in the world knows about all their players, so it doesn't mean so much", Aguero said. Read More »

Pence says evidence points to Russia in email hacks

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But overall a majority said Trump should stay in. Reporter: Good morning to you, George. Mr Trump said after the first presidential debate in September that he would "absolutely" accept the election outcome. Not all Republicans are on board. The nation's top elected Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan , who has declared that he would no longer "defend" the party's nominee, rebuked Trump over his comments questioning the validity of the election process. Read More »

Austrian government to demolish house of Hitler's birth

Austria's government said on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 that it plans to tear down the house where Hitler was born and replace it with a new building. This news story is related to Latest/157853-Hitler-birth-house-to-be-torn-down-Austrian-ministe/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. Read More »

Four women accuse Donald Trump of sexual advances

Donald Trump fought back hard Thursday against a cascade of sexual misconduct allegations that threatened to derail his troubled White House bid, slamming the media revelations as politically-motivated slander. She said she was later offered a low-paying job at a Trump-owned golf course. McGillivray , 36, told The AP that Trumps denial in last Sundays presidential debate that he had ever groped women prompted her to come forward after years of brushing off an incident from 2003. Read More »

UN Readies for Humanitarian Impact of Mosul Operation

We're expecting in the first several weeks, up to 200,000 individuals and total of around 700,000 people fleeing Mosul in the coming months. And no doubt they will massacre civilians left in the city. She said this time there will be safe corridors, but their locations will quietly be made known to humanitarian supporters and others inside the city, to more safely evacuate residents. Read More »

Man who shot at George Zimmerman sentenced to 20 yrs in prison

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Nelson sentenced him to 20 years in prison, according to the Orlando Sentinel , which is the state minimum for shooting at another person. Apperson testified at trial that he acted in self-defense after Zimmerman flashed a gun. He also claimed at "Apperson " joyfully bragged " that he had killed Zimmerman that day". Apperson insisted that he shot in self defense. Now, not only is Zimmerman still alive and well, but Apperson's life has been forever changed for the worst. Read More »

Barca Announce Contract Extensions Of 2 Superstars

The five-year deal, which will be signed later this week, will keep the Brazil forward at the Camp Nou until 2021. "As the club have previously announced , Neymar's new contract with FC Barcelona will end on Jun. Neymar joined the Spanish club from Santos in 2013 and has scored 90 goals in 149 appearances for the club. Argentina's Javier Mascherano (L) talks with Brazil's Neymar Jr.at the end of the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup South American Qualifiers football match. Read More »

Trump slams Republican Party, House Speaker Ryan

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Ryan's announcement that he won't defend his party's presidential nominee and that GOP candidates should choose their own paths to victory - with or without Trump - has led some Republicans to suggest they may not back Ryan's re-election as speaker. Read More »

Trump calls SNL spoof 'hit job,' calls for end of show

He also called on NBC to end its "boring and unfunny" show. Baldwin portrays Trump as lurking behind Clinton as a shark to " Jaws " music. Trump said Baldwin "stinks", adding that the negative portrayal lends credibility to his claim that the media is rigging the election. Read More »

Bob Dylan: Songs were "almost magically written"

Sara Danius, the academy's permanent secretary, rationalized the move saying Dylan performs poetry in the form of songs. Mick Hucknall, lead singer of the band Simply Red, praised Dylan as "greatest living poet". And it was Dylan who did it all - nearly all of it anyway, save some paintings and poems - to music. Will Dylan's award prove an exception, or will it establish new rules? Critics can argue whether Visions of Johanna is as literary as Waiting for Godot, but Dylan's stature among ... Read More »

Trump claims Clinton on drugs at debate

Clinton was seen on video apparently staggering to her vehicle at a 9/11 memorial ceremony. Another poll out Sunday was perhaps even more discouraging for Trump: the CBS News Battleground Tracker Poll found that, because of surge in support for Clinton among women, she now leads by six points in a dozen crucial swing states. Read More »

Ben Affleck's Accountant tops US box office

In the film, Mr. Affleck plays a wizard accountant/assassin who manages the books for mobsters and cartels. Universal Pictures' " Kevin Hart: What Now? " garnered $12 million and placed second, according to ComScore, compared with a forecast of about $13 million from Box Office Guru. Read More »

Trump belittles accusers as more turn up with sordid stories

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They were the latest in a stream of women accusing Trump of predatory sexual behavior, adding to the woes of his now free-falling presidential bid. He even suggested that one of the women wasn't attractive enough to draw his attention. The Post story notes that Gilberthorpe made headlines in the United Kingdom in 2014 when he claimed that, as a teenager, he solicited boys, some possibly underage, for sex parties with British politicians. Read More »

Melania Trump Wants People Magazine To Retract Parts Of Story Attacking Trump

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Kelly interviewed People deputy editor J.D. Hayman and Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson, along with video of Trump himself denying the accusation and questioning its timing. Contrary to Harder's depiction of Stoynoff's relationship with the Trumps , in her story, she claimed that she had a " friendly, professional relationship " with the pair. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Returns to Social Media After Paris Robbery

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But the site noted that sources have confirmed the incident actually occurred. MTO then went on to state (and discredit) some of the reasons people thought the robbery was fake. Before the robbery, Kim would follow her man from city to city, obviously Snapchatting along the way, but all of that has now changed. MTO complied, but it left the comments sections up and made no attempt to apologize. Read More »

Trump touts Pence's debate performance

He said that while Trump was "selfish", Clinton had devoted her career to helping children and families. Trump says he's getting a lot of credit for Pence's performance last night. However strong Pence's performance, Trump made clear he considers it a reflection of himself. Kaine, even in defending Mrs. Clinton, hardly came across as excessively liberal. Read More »

Monday night's Corrie will be dedicated to Alexander

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Her acting career of more than 60 years began in 1949 and started on TV with an appearance in Z-Cars . They are the only three relatives of the television star. She received a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Actress in 1987 and eventually retired from acting in 2012. She added that Alexander was "very generous with fans who approached her", to whom she felt she owed her status. Read More »

Trump accuses Mexico's Carlos Slim of trying to help Clinton

Her voice close to cracking with emotion, Obama said , "This was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about sexually predatory behaviour, and actually bragging about kissing and groping women, using language so obscene that many of us were anxious about our children hearing it when we turn on the TV". Read More »

KJo discloses details about Alia's cameo role in ADHM

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He also says that it is just not about rejecting a Dharma film, but it is also about loosing out on many Fox movies and also many Hollywood movies, as the film is distributed by Fox studios. While Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures Ltd and Chief Business Planning and Strategy PVR Limited, was not reachable, veteran exhibitor and president at Carnival Cinemas, Sanjay Dalia, refused to comment on the issue. Read More »