• Indonesian capital electing governor as tensions rise

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    Baswedan, is backed by a conservative retired general, Prabowo Subianto, who lost to Widodo in a 2014 presidential vote and may challenge him again. Purnama, who draws backing from the country's ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), ran in the gubernatorial race while charged with blasphemy in the world's most populous Muslim nation for remarks past year that voters were "deceived" if they believed a verse in the Quran prevented Muslims from electing a non-Muslim.
  • How Much Gas Will It Have in 2nd Weekend at Box Office?

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    I can see them making two or three sequels to this, maybe more. Though Dwayne Johnson certainly helped reinvigorate the franchise in Fast Five , Vin Diesel has been there since the beginning. As sceptical as I was entering this film, I was happy that they made another one, it was worth it. Fate of the Furious won't have much Hollywood competition in China until Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
  • Ahok faces Baswedan in Jakarta runoff election

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    Police say about 66,000 personnel will be deployed throughout the city of some 10 million people to prevent voter intimidation and civil unrest. The Jakarta election will be seen as a barometer for the 2019 presidential election , given the city's outsized importance as both the nation's capital and commercial center.
  • Don Rickles, legendary insult comic, dead of kidney failure at 90

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    Rickles went on to sit down with Kimmel 17 times after his first appearance, and the pair forged a close friendship. "He would always ask about my parents, my kids". One of the bravest, funniest, and sweetest guys that ever performed. Rickles was known for poking fun at people , regardless of the color of their skin or their profession.
  • Jawbreaker to reunite after 21 years

    Jawbreaker to reunite after 21 years

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    Riot Fest announced on Wednesday that Jawbreaker has reunited after a 21 year hiatus to headline the festival's 13th run. The influential punk band broke up in the late nineties following a fistfight between two of its members, and haven't been heard from since.
  • Netflix about to cross 100-million subscriber mark

    Netflix about to cross 100-million subscriber mark

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    That $2.5 billion figure Netflix pulled in during Q1 represents the lion's share of its overall revenue, which climbed above $2.6 billion when factoring in its DVD business. "You know, think about it, when you watch a show from Netflix and you get addicted to it, you stay up late at night", Hastings said . Netflix said it will spend $1 billion marketing in 2017 to bring more attention to its shows.
  • Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate

    Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate

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    A group of Arkansas death-row inmates has filed another emergency stay request with the U.S. Supreme Court, this time challenging the state's initial plan to execute eight inmates over 11 days before Arkansas' supply of an execution drug expires.
  • John Oliver Makes Hilarious 'Sexual Harassment Education' Ad For Trump & O'Reilly

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    NY Mag reporter Gabriel Sherman cites four network sources who say that Fox News has hired the same law firm that investigated Roger Ailes last summer to look into O'Reilly's behavior. O'Reilly has begun to bounce back - but with little apparent help from the premium advertisers who bolted his show. During a commercial break on Fox News! The former Fox News Chairman and CEO was allowed to resign after allegations and lawsuits charging sexual harassment over his two decades at the ...
  • Patriots star Tom Brady will not attend White House ceremony

    Patriots star Tom Brady will not attend White House ceremony

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    If it has not hit the New England Patriots that they are Super Bowl Champions, it may be starting to soak in. Brady continued to say the due to recent developments, he would not be able to visit the White House ceremony today. Mitchell's veteran poise in Super Bowl LI was referenced by Trump despite the fact he was just a rookie. Just one day before the general election, Trump announced that Brady and Belichick supported his campaign - though Brady's wife Gisele Bundchen later denied ...