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But McConnell and Ryan wanted an 18-month extension so they wouldn't have to return to a fight that's always been a source of GOP tension before the midterm elections. Short said he planned to meet Thursday with members of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of about 40 staunch conservatives who often resist efforts to lift the debt ceiling - and would now have to vote twice this year under Trump's plan.
  • Manson Family Member Leslie Van Houten Granted Parole By State Board

    Manson Family Member Leslie Van Houten Granted Parole By State Board

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    Van Houten admitted a year ago during a parole hearing that she helped to hold down Rosemary LaBianca, and then proceeded to stab the woman more than a dozen times, Fox News reported . Van Houten was not involved in the Tate murders. But release has been strongly opposed by the families of the victims as well as prosecutors and many others.
  • Shubh Mangal Saavdhan earns Rs. 16 crores at BO

    Shubh Mangal Saavdhan earns Rs. 16 crores at BO

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    Small town comedy Shubh Mangal Saavdhan starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles is getting the love of the audience ever since its release. Not right now. It's just films for me right now. Its success is a proof of the fact that even content driven films are starting to make their mark in the industry.
  • 'Veep' to end after season 7

    'Veep' to end after season 7

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    The series stars Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole, and Sam Richardson also star. "I developed the show and I love everybody in the cast", he said. With Selina Meyer out of the White House and her failures piling on her back, now seems like a good time to wrap up Veep , and Julia Louis-Dreyfus and executive producer Dave Mandel agree.
  • Royal baby: Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

    Royal baby: Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

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    Meanwhile, William, 35, broke his silence at a conference in Oxford, England, telling the audience, "It's very good news ". "The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news", it added. The royal couple reportedly found out they were expecting five weeks ago and meant to keep the news secret for longer, but were forced to make an announcement when Middleton couldn't attend a public event due to acute morning sickness.
  • No, Stormzy Did Not Call Theresa May A Pig

    No, Stormzy Did Not Call Theresa May A Pig

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    Standing next to the Labour leader, he said: "It's so incredible to be here with everyone". "I do want to use this to say Theresa May is a paigon and you know what we're doing right now". - Fresh Ego Kid (@FRESHEGOKIDLTD) September 5, 2017News just in from #GQMenOfTheYear party: apparently Stormzy called Theresa May a pagan - not a pig.
  • Scott Disick placed on 'psychiatric hold'

    Scott Disick placed on 'psychiatric hold'

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    It is unclear at this time as to what effect Scott's most recent outbursts and issues will play as far as seeing his three children Mason, Penelope, and Reign. News of the fire department being called out to the 34-year-old reality star's house comes almost two years after Disick spent a month in a drug and alcohol rehab center.
  • Justin Timberlake Contributed Vocals to New Foo Fighters Album

    Justin Timberlake Contributed Vocals to New Foo Fighters Album

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    As Grohl tells it, he ran into Timberlake while the Foos were recording Concrete and Gold at EastWest Studios in Los Angeles, and soon enough, the two started to hang out together. The band recently announced details of CAL JAM 17, a festival taking place at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, California on October 7. This time, the Foos come armed with ninth album, Concrete and Gold , which was made with pop producer Greg Kurstin ( Adele , Sia , Pink) and is released next ...
  • George Strait's Harvey benefit concert sells out

    George Strait's Harvey benefit concert sells out

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    The Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief telethon has been set up to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey . One of his performances from the San Antonio benefit concert will be aired live as a part of the star-studded Hand in Hand televised benefit, in which the nation will witness celebrities from all ends come together in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville to help those in need.
  • Rami Malek transforms into Freddie Mercury for Queen biopic

    Rami Malek transforms into Freddie Mercury for Queen biopic

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    It looks like Rami Malek has nailed his Freddie Mercury stance, then. Later in life he was happily partnered with Jim Hutton , who stayed by his side until Mercury's death from AIDS-related illness in 1991. "There are stories of little people walking around parties with plates of cocaine on their heads!" But I'm troubled by the idea that Queen's desire to "protect their legacy" might translate into downplaying Mercury's conflicted queerness.
  • Tonight Show donates $1M to Hurricane Harvey relief fund

    Tonight Show donates $1M to Hurricane Harvey relief fund

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    The "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey " will feature Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey and Julia Roberts. "That's the kind of loving God we serve - the kind who is equally concerned for the masses and the individual!" Jimmy Fallon from The Tonight Show on NBC's late night talk show.
  • Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Begin Production on Their Movie 'Quiet Place'!

    Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Begin Production on Their Movie 'Quiet Place'!

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    The A-list pair picked up the house - a 1909 French Renaissance limestone at 586 4th Street , in the Park Slope Historic District - in December of 2015 and hired Michael Ingui of Baxt Ingui Architects to do the renovation. The parlor on the main floor has leaded stained glass windows , built-in bookshelves, and a wood-burning fireplace, according to 6sqft. There are floor-to-ceiling glass windows in the kitchen, as well as a skylight, custom cabinetry and radiant heated floors .
  • Amal Clooney Reveals Her and George's Future Pregnancy Plans

    Amal Clooney Reveals Her and George's Future Pregnancy Plans

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    And then, after the wedding , Amal and I were talking and we just felt we'd gotten very lucky, both of us, and we should share whatever good luck we've got. And pretty quickly, things escalated once I was in London. I want them to be compassionate about other people's plights. "And I did all the stuff, got down on my knee and did all the things you're supposed to do.
  • Martin Shkreli Is Selling His Wu-Tang Clan Album

    Martin Shkreli Is Selling His Wu-Tang Clan Album

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    Last month, he was convicted on federal charges for deceiving investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. A couple of months later, he outbid everyone at an auction for the Wu-Tang Clan's Once Upon a Time in Shaolin . In the auction, Shkreli explained his reasoning behind the sale. Shkreli leaked some tracks on a live stream to celebrate the election of President Donald Trump late previous year.
  • Ed Sheeran discusses fate of his 'Game of Thrones' character

    Ed Sheeran discusses fate of his 'Game of Thrones' character

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    While the reaction to Sheeran's singing cameo was mixed at the time , the 26-year-old has now given his verdict on how long his character might have lasted in the cut-throat Game of Thrones universe. Sheeran says him perishing in that battle is even too optimistic for his maligned character's fate. "I doubt I'm going to survive for that long, to be honest, when there are dragons in the world".
  • BBC Director-General Tony Hall addresses gender pay gap

    BBC Director-General Tony Hall addresses gender pay gap

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    The list of highest-paid stars also revealed major issues regarding gender pay and diversity at the BBC. The BBC is reviewing employee pay after it was forced to reveal that male stars were paid far more than their female counterparts, damaging the British public broadcaster's image and angering women employees.