• WWE's Kane is running for Tennessee county mayor

    WWE's Kane is running for Tennessee county mayor

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    His in-ring career has seen him collect a myriad of accolades, including holding the WWE, World Heavyweight, and ECW Championships. Jerry "The King" Lawler, who is known for his feud with comedian Andy Kaufman in the early 1980s, has made unsuccessful bids to be elected mayor of Memphis.
  • Dame Vera Lynn celebrates 100th birthday with pupils at her old school

    Dame Vera Lynn celebrates 100th birthday with pupils at her old school

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    Newham Council has erected the signs as part of a heritage scheme remembering people and places with historic links to the borough. Asked if she had any advice on getting older, Dame Vera, who made her stage debut at the age of seven, offered: "Be active to your full capabilities, keep interested, read books, watch television and try and keep in touch with life and what people are doing, seeing and enjoying".
  • Man's life 'fallen apart' after wife was killed in London terror attack

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    Speaking in Parliament the day after the incident, his former colleague, Conservative MP James Cleverly, paid a tearful tribute to the man he met 25 years ago as part of Battery 100 Regiment, Royal Artillery. According to a statement from Betanzos Mayor Ramón García Vázquez, Frade was a frequent visitor to the town as many of her close relatives live there.
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    Rotten Tomatoes is the "Destruction of Our Business" Says Ratner

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    And you would read Pauline's Kael's reviews, or some others, and that doesn't exist any more . Now it's about a number. A compounded number of how many positives vs. "Wet Hot American Summer" scored 32 percent, and "The Mighty Ducks" has a score of 15 percent. If success is measured only in dollars, Ratner has a point: Batman v Superman hit almost $900 million in box office.
  • Box Office collection: 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' set to make Rs 100 crores

    Box Office collection: 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' set to make Rs 100 crores

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    The film collected an estimated sum of Rs 71.77 crore in the first week, and has collected an estimated Rs 19.50 crore, four days into its fourth week at the Indian box-office. Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in a still from Bollywood movie Badrinath Ki Dulhania . And this time they have delivered an even better performance than Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya.
  • Russian Federation cuts key rate in boost to struggling economy

    Russian Federation cuts key rate in boost to struggling economy

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    At the latest meeting in March the bank was facing a hard dilemma between the high uncertainty of the external environment and the weak growth/slow inflation points to the need for a rate cut this year. It said inflation had dropped to 4.3 percent from 5 percent in January. Most analysts surveyed had been expecting the CBR to hold steady, according to the Bloomberg consensus.
  • Deloitte Survey Reflects Importance of Internet Bundles, Binge Viewing

    Deloitte Survey Reflects Importance of Internet Bundles, Binge Viewing

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    Kevin Westcott, vice chairman and US media and entertainment leader at Deloitte, told CNBC that bundling seems to be a huge deterrent for cord cutting. Additionally, Gen X favours the TV by over 60 per cent and Baby Boomers watch over 80 per cent of programming on the TV. Also, online recommendations on social media (27%) are more influential than TV ads (18%) for gen Z in influencing buying decisions.
  • Gunman Opens Fire at LA County Sheriff's Station Parking Lot

    Gunman Opens Fire at LA County Sheriff's Station Parking Lot

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    McDonnell says the man hopped into his SUV and engaged in a gunbattle with deputies from his auto. Two armored SWAT vehicles then entered the parking lot about 1000 hours CST, with one of the vehicles approaching the SUV. Video from news helicopters showed more than a dozen sheriff's deputies taking cover behind several patrol cars with their guns pointed at the SUV.
  • Sanchez and Ozil set to leave Arsenal after contract stand off

    Sanchez and Ozil set to leave Arsenal after contract stand off

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    JL: "But do you actually think the board are taking significant notice , will it impact whether he signs a new contract?" "They have to make their choice and I will respect it". Q: Is the perceived lack of investment in the team an issue? Aaron Ramsey is also in action with Wales for their match against Ireland tomorrow and Alex Iwobi should be playing for Nigeria tonight, which should be good with the player struggling for form of late.
  • Zayn releases new single

    Zayn releases new single

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    The new track which is entitled " Still Got Time " is now streaming online. Zayn Malik arrives for the Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2016 Menswear and Womenswear Collection presentation in NY on September 7, 2016. It has also been rumoured that the second album will feature a collaboration with notorious Indian composer AH Rahman, with producer Malay recently discussing his involvement/.