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Will Ferrell gives funny USC commencement talk

Will Ferrell gives funny USC commencement talk

In a shocking twist however it was his singing and a few poignant moments that managed to be the standout parts of the speech, including his unique delivery of the classic 'I Will Always Love You '. "My good buddy Emil ... told me one day that I should crash his Thematic Options literature class". Can you please look away while I deliver the rest of this speech! But in his case he said, "My fear of failure never approached my fear of what if". Read More

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Job openings increase slightly in March

Job openings increase slightly in March

Job openings across the country are near a record high. "That shows that people have pretty much overcome their fear of making a move", said Joel Naroff of Naroff Economic Advisors. Steady job growth has left US employers with an increasingly shallow pool of unemployed workers to consider hiring, something that economists say could lead to faster wage gains. Read More

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Kanye West working on new music on a secluded 'mountaintop'

Kanye West working on new music on a secluded 'mountaintop'

Ever since Kanye West deleted his Instagram and Twitter accounts without warning on Friday, fans couldn't help but wonder what's been going on with the rapper, who's been increasingly withdrawn these last few weeks. They are just so happy. Another insider said that although things had been tough after Kim was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, the pair have been working hard to get their relationship back on track. Read More

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Met Gala 2017: Kendall Jenner stuns in barely there dress

Tickets reportedly cost $US30,000 ($A39,777) and tables fetched about $US275,000, with proceeds going to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's costume institute . Katy Perry is no stranger to rocking bold and risky outfits on red carpets, especially if it's the Met Gala. Kylie Jenner didn't forget to take an "annual bathroom selfie" when attending the 2017 Met Gala on Monday night, May 1. Read More

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The Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner Slammed For Allegedly Using Racial Slur!

The Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner Slammed For Allegedly Using Racial Slur!

According to FemaleFirst, the Barely Lethal actress is happy over finding a person who understand the demand of her profession. "I said what I said", tweeted one Twitter user. During a recent interview with InStyle, Turner spoke about the difficulties of growing up in the spotlight and suggested that she might have quit acting if it weren't for the support of her " Game of Thrones " co-star Maisie Williams. Read More

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Most popular baby names of 2016

Most popular baby names of 2016

Without further ado, here are the top 10 baby names of 2016. Noah was the most popular boys name for the fourth consecutive year, while Emma was the most popular girls name for the third consecutive year. "Donald" dropped 45 spots over the course of the year, down from being ranked 443 to 488, according to data from the Social Security Administration published Friday. Read More

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Standard Life Aberdeen integration to cut 800 jobs

Standard Life Aberdeen integration to cut 800 jobs

Documents of the transaction were released at about 6.30pm. The posts are due to be cut over three years across the companies. The prospectus also revealed that Lloyds had agreed a stay of execution regarding Aberdeen's lucrative contract to run funds for Scottish Widows, a key rival of Standard Life , a legacy of Aberdeen's acquisition of the Scottish Widows Investment Partnership fund group from the bank. Read More

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'Flip or Flop' stars sued for $37K

'Flip or Flop' stars sued for $37K

In his filing, the man, Jonathan Schmier , says that he was hired by the El Moussas' Next Level Property Investments to secure homes for potential flipping. The breakup left the fate of the series up-in-the-air for months, but on April 24th the pair announced they had signed on for more episodes of the show and would continue to work together. Read More

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's Initial Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Star Lord wasn't exactly a household name, and neither was Chris Pratt . A Ravager, Taserface spearheads a mutiny against Yondu ( Michael Rooker ) and assumes control while holding Rocket ( Bradley Cooper ) and Groot (Vin Diesel) hostage. The Marvel president, on the other hand, shared his thoughts on what will happen to the long-running phases of MCU. Sullivan said. "That's the history in the Marvel comics. Read More

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Off-duty law enforcement officer killed in freeway crash

Off-duty law enforcement officer killed in freeway crash

The impact partially crushed the Volkswagen Beetle and firefighters had to extricate the deputy from the vehicle, Reed said. The bus was carrying Tesla employees who were headed to Stockton. Some lanes of the freeway remained closed as of 9:30 a.m. and a Sig Alert was in effect. CHP officers who responded to the accident did not know Khin was a sheriff's deputy, but identified him based on his license information, Ahern said. Read More

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Post-brunch surge in avocado-related injuries prompts safety concerns

Post-brunch surge in avocado-related injuries prompts safety concerns

They explained that surgeons have been seeing more and more stab and slash injuries due to people not knowing how to safely cut an avocado - some of these injuries even required intricate tendon and nerve surgeries. 'We don't want to put people off the fruit but I think warning labels are an effective way of dealing with this. So much so that the phenomenon has been dubbed "avocado hand". Read More

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Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Shapiro approved a felony charge of risking or causing a catastrophe and a string of misdemeanors, including eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. At the time the train derailed in Philadelphia , according to the findings of the National Transportation Safety Board, it was going 106 miles per hour on a curve with a posted speed limit of 50 miles per hour. Read More

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How Would You Rank the STAR WARS Movies, From Best to Worst?

How Would You Rank the STAR WARS Movies, From Best to Worst?

But this time, we're looking at the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer in Super Nintendo-like 16-bit goodness. The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 15th. The trailer doesn't show anything new, but it doesn't have to. I'd love to play some Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi or Jedi Power Battles from the original PlayStation or even Republic Commando from the generation of consoles that followed. Read More

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White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

Some Democrats have expressed concern that the firing is related to the FBI's investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Instead, Sanders said, Rosenstein himself recommended the firing in a Monday meeting with Trump over Comey's handling of the Clinton email scandal. Thursday: "He had already made that decision". Read More

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SmackDown Recap: Jinder Mahal Pins Randy Orton

Charlotte Flair may have arrived to keep an eye on the match and give Naomi an assist, but Lynch found herself caught off-guard by the queen of Harts during a ringside fracas.A few seconds later and Natalya had scooped an easy pin. Luke Harper happened. Rowan then finishes off his former brother with a spinning powerslam for the win. Finally, The Usos and Breezango (Tyler Breeze and Fandango) will go head-to-head for the SmackDown tag team championship. Read More

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With Comey Out, Acting FBI Director Faces Senate Intel Committee

With Comey Out, Acting FBI Director Faces Senate Intel Committee

In a series of early morning tweets, Trump assailed critics and the media over their response to Comey's ouster, and threatened to cancel daily news briefings at the White House. In the short term, US lawmakers could increase the pressure on Mr. Trump by endorsing the appointment of an independent prosecutor by the Justice Department, or by forming a special commission to investigate the Russian Federation matter. Read More

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Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

Trump went on: "Oh, at some point I'll release them". But he added later: "Maybe I'll release them after I'm finished because I'm very proud of them actually". President Donald Trump may release his tax returns after all, but not until he's out of office, NBC News reported. This past April 15-Tax Day-an estimated 125,000 people around the world participated in "tax marches" urging the president to finally release his returns. Read More

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Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards

Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards

Out of the seven gender-neutral categories with solo winners at MTV's gala Sunday night, women won three - best actor in a movie (Watson), best actor in a show (Millie Bobbie Brown) and best hero (Taraji P. Vin Diesel, left, poses with The Fast and the Furious series co-stars Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson after winning the Generation award. If you want to help spur change in an industry, that's just one way you can do it, I think. Read More

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