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Sign Of The Times earned critical-acclaim with many comparing Styles' solo direction to that of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury. "I think she leads by example, she's the biggest, she's fantastic she's the best so she should be the biggest".
  • Charlie Murphy Dies at 57 After Battle With Leukemia

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    D-n". The Brooklyn-native had been receiving chemotherapy treatments. This news is still new, but here's how Murphy is being remembered on Twitter . Charlie Murphy , the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy, was beloved by his fans, as well as by his fellow comedians and coworkers. He is survived by his brother and three children.
  • Trump administration to lift federal hiring freeze

    Trump administration to lift federal hiring freeze

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    Days after taking office, President Trump issued an executive order halting the federal government from hiring any new employees for 90 days, other than the military and a few other exceptions. "Outlays for the first six months of fiscal year 2017 totaled $1,996 billion, CBO estimates -$ 61 billion (or 3 percent) more than they were during the same period last year", read a recent report from the Congressional Budget office.
  • United CEO felt 'shame' after seeing video of beaten passenger

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    In Munoz's first statement , he apologized for "having to re-accommodate these customers". A spokesperson said all those on Flight 3411 on Sunday night from Chicago to Kentucky would be "receiving compensation for the cost of their tickets", according to reports from United States media.
  • German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus dies at 81

    German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus dies at 81

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    He could be of great service to first-time directors - he shot the debut features of James Foley, Marisa Silver, Steve Kloves, Irwin Winkler and, lest we forget, Prince. He told Variety's Ed Meza that his long collaboration with Fassbinder prepared him for his career in the U.S. "It helped a lot because he was not an easy director".
  • United States allies fail to agree sanctions on Russian Federation and Syria

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    May and Merkel "expressed support for the action of the United States and agreed with President Trump on the importance of holding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable", the White House said in a statement. "We want to convince Russian Federation to support the political process for a peaceful resolution of the Syrian conflict". USA officials previously have said Russians routinely work with Syrians at the Shayrat air base where the attack is supposed to have originated.
  • Boris Johnson 'dismayed' by Russia's UN Syria veto

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    Russian Federation suspended the agreement after the Trump administration fired cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in response to the chemical attack. Lavrov says Russian Federation has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas coming from the U.S. He says through a translator that it's important for Russian Federation to understand the "real intentions" of the Trump administration.
  • So far, Trump's trade policy doesn't match his campaign rhetoric

    So far, Trump's trade policy doesn't match his campaign rhetoric

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    Retaliatory trade measures could follow, according to results of the investigation. What the U.S. should do is to follow the world-recognized rules, including implementing the obligations stipulated in Article 15 of the Protocol on China's accession to the World Trade Organization, the ministry stressed.
  • Attorney Of Bill O'Reilly Accuser Demands State Probe Of Fox News

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    In making the announcement, O'Reilly said that he had scheduled his trip "last fall" - well before the New York Times reported that he and Fox News paid $13 million to five women as settlements for sexual harassment complaints. O'Reilly gave no hint of that on his top-rated show, "The O'Reilly Factor ." . However, though James Murdoch is reportedly convinced O'Reilly needs to go, not everyone in leadership is on board.