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And despite suffering awful casualties during the four-day battle, with 3,598 dead and more than 7,000 wounded, they would succeed where the British and French had failed by capturing the ridge. On April 9, 1917, the Canadians succeeded in taking the German's strategic post on Vimy Ridge - where past British and French attempts had failed. The younger princes, who have both served in the armed forces, will be among the first to leave a pair of boots, as Canadian and French young people place ...
  • LeBron to sit out season finale vs. Raps

    LeBron to sit out season finale vs. Raps

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    James and Kyrie Irving were both held out of Cleveland's game at the Miami Heat. Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for Miami . It doesn't exactly bode well for Cleveland when they play without their star player on the court. "Get everybody on the floor, get some cardio in and try and work on some habits and that's what (Wednesday) is basically about".
  • Chuck Berry laid to rest

    Chuck Berry laid to rest

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    Situated inside The Pageant concert hall, supporters arrived as early as 5 a.m. just to see the last remains of the rock "n" roll legend. Fans can file past Berry's casket later Sunday at a St. Kiss rocker Gene Simmons was among those to pay tribute to him at the service, while former U.S. president Bill Clinton sent a letter in which he called Berry "one of America's greatest rock and roll pioneers".
  • Eddie Murphy's brother Charlie dead at 57, Hollywood reacts

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    When Chappelle left the show in 2005, Charlie Murphy and comedian Donnell Rawlings took over hosting duties for a portion of the third season - which were described as the "lost episodes". He also appeared alongside Ice Cube in " The Player's Club ", which the rapper wrote and directed. He is well-remembered for a series of skits, Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories , in which his tales of exploits with the likes of Prince and Rick James were dramatized.
  • Ghost in the Shell is attractive, but nearly soulless

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    Sanders has claimed that casting a movie star like Johansson allowed him to assemble an "international" cast around her (including "Beat" Takeshi Kitano), but there are overall probably too many white people to brag about some pan-racial (but still overwhelmingly Asiatic) world.
  • Golmaal Again: Watch how Parineeti Chopra makes Ajay Devgn abashed

    Golmaal Again: Watch how Parineeti Chopra makes Ajay Devgn abashed

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    Ajay is not known to be a good dancer, forget being a great one. The video, originally shot on Snapchat and later posted on Twitter and Instagram, shows Parineeti making fun of Ajay and watching his old films. Yesterday, the actress made Ajay embarrassed when she made him watch his dance from his previous film. Soon after wrapping up work on " Meri Pyaari Bindu ", Parineeti Chopra took a giant leap onto the sets of Rohit Shetty's forthcoming comedy " Golmaal Again " in Hyderabad.
  • USA can handle N/Korea alone, Trump tells China

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    The two leaders spoke Tuesday night Washington time after Trump said an "armada" of vessels including the USS Carl Vinson carrier was steaming to waters off the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. That, Trump said, is "very bad for Russia" and "very bad for mankind" and the world. China's calls for calm come as tensions have risen with the dispatch of a USA aircraft carrier to the area and the deployment of thousands of US and South Korean troops, tanks and other weaponry for their ...
  • Petrol bomb sparks fire at Le Pen's Paris campaign building

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    The Paris headquarters of France's far-right National Front was hit by a suspected arson attack on Thursday. Le Pen, who is now leading in the polls for France's first round of presidential elections, said that the attack was led by "an extreme left-wing group acting with impunity", reported the Daily Mail.
  • Simon Cowell's son Eric has an ear for talent

    Simon Cowell's son Eric has an ear for talent

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    Judge Alesha Dixon joked that it would be a "nightmare" if Walliams was awarded an OBE. "He did a lap dance on the desk, thank God I didn't see it, or I would be in therapy right now!" Asked how the two pairs would fare if they swapped their comfy judges seats and buzzers for a sports contest, she said: "Obviously we would beat the boys in any kind of sports day, they aren't fit at all".
  • Bus Éireann workers end strike

    Bus Éireann workers end strike

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    The recommendation will also be put to members of unions Mandate and Siptu. It includes 200 job losses, the closure of the maintenance garage in Dundalk and the closure of a number of bus routes serving rural areas. This comes on foot of a recommendation from the Labour Court. The dispute over recent weeks and months is the result of government policy over several years and inaction over the past few months by the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, senior department officials responsible ...
  • Rep. Waters Says O'Reilly "Needs To Go To Jail"

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    On April 1, the New York Times reported the women received a combined $ 13 million from either the host or network. Yet in the last week, at least 52 advertisers - some of them blue chip names, including Mercedes, BMW, Advil, and Jenny Craig - have pulled their advertising from his program, citing new reporting of allegations of sexual harassment and legal settlements paid out by Fox .
  • A Look Ahead To Your Easter Weekend Forecast

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    Temperatures soar ahead of a cold front Easter Sunday with reading near degrees! Unseasonably warm conditions will persist under a mostly sunny sky. Mild winds from the Continent responsible for the recent unseasonable warmth will be shoved away by northerly gusts. Most of the showers that form should taper off by 8PM, but some could linger into NE North Carolina through 10PM tonight .