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Minority hiring, student retention highlighted at Martin Luther King Day event

Ivanka has yet to comment on her father's misconduct allegations and has been similarly silent when the administration reversed a gender-equal pay initiative. HOUSTON-Interfaith Ministries honored Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy by offering Houston's youth a chance to serve. "They had to struggle", Gardner said before he began.

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Japan's central bank maintains bond purchases after earlier jolt, JGBs bounce

After the Wen remarks, made at the close of the annual gathering of China's legislature, President Barack Obama assured America's creditors that USA government debt was safe and the nation's finances were sound. " If China stops buying Treasuries, the market could suffer ", strategists at Jefferies said. Palladium dropped 1.5% at 1,083.97 oz, after hitting a record high Tuesday at 1,111.40.

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Moorhead's Traditional Thanksgiving Community Feast on Break for 2017

Volunteers said the meal is a community meal offered to all. "We're serving people quickly, and everything is going smoothly". Whether it's that job you hold so near and dear or a family member you just couldn't do without, this holiday is a fantastic way to remind yourself of how important even the little things can mean to you.

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Chile revive hopes, Argentina held by Peru, Colombia slip to home defeat

Speaking after the Peru game the manager remained defiant that the side would qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation. They have not missed out on qualifying for the World Cup since 1970, when it was held in Mexico. With the club now in serious trouble, Argentina sits two places and a total of two points behind Colombia , who hold the fourth and final qualifying spot in the CONMEBOL region.

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Blade Runner 2049 targeting a $50 million opening weekend

Many sci-fi films can be too much for certain viewers, but this film overall feels like one with a bit more substance and balance than usual. Go into " Blade Runner 2049" knowing as little as you can. Ryan Gosling strikes just the right notes as the replicant hunter aka " blade runner " Officer K; Harrison Ford injects a layer of humanity and even wry humor into his portrayal of the jaded and surly Deckard; Robin Wright , Dave Bautista and Jared Leto , among others, excel in pivotal ...

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Chris Sale gets rocked in postseason debut; Astros take 1-0 lead

He had already secured this season's batting title, his third in the last four seasons. Instead, the Astros hit nearly everything he threw. He connected again in the seventh off reliever Austin Maddox to give Houston a quick boost in the best-of-five series.

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Old Union Hotel Honors Tom Petty with Tribute Party

He says that Petty was surrounded by his family, friends, and bandmates. Each of us knows at least one Tom Petty tune (either with Mudcrutch , the Heartbreakers or without), which speaks to this legend's universality. "I've been playing (guitar) since I was 11 or 12 and started taking lessons", the musician said. The extensive tour took Petty and his band across the US for what he told Rolling Stone earlier this year would likely be his last big tour.

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Visuals show Mumbai stampede victim being robbed of jewellery, cops launch probe

Writing on Twitter, he offered condolences to the families of those who had died in the stampede and promised a high level inquiry . Mumbai police appealed to citizens to donate blood to help the injured. The FOB is crowded in the morning and evening peak hours. "But then came a heavy push by people, causing some people to fall down and get crushed by the surge of passengers".

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New England Patriots vs Carolina Panthers

This week, New England wide receiver Danny Amendola told reporters his teammates plan to resume standing during the anthem. The New England Patriots had ideal attendance at practice Friday for the first time in quite a while. With Brandon Cooks finally having his first breakout game as a Patriot last week, Carolina will have to do anything possible to keep New England off-balance.

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Batshuayi's Chelsea career at risk after Conte snub

Their second clash was in April this year at the bridge and once again Conte's Chelsea won that game by two goals to one, which meant that the Italian did the double over the Catalan and put their head-to-head meeting at 2-nil in his favour.

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Hugh Hefner Will Be Buried Next To His Favourite Playboy Star

While Hefner and his magazine drew fire from some women's advocates, others said Playboy's impact could be seen as positive in many ways. Described as a self-proclaimed master of marketing, Hefner's mastery of self-promotion made it impossible to untangle his image from his empire.

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Kylie Jenner Pregnancy: Kris Jenner's Pal Faye Resnick Calls Her 'Greatest Grandmother'

Jenner and Scott started dating in April after she and Tyga broke up, and if you remember, that's around the same time she and Scott got matching butterfly tattoos. We're wishing Kylie a smooth pregnancy and we can't wait to see more baby bump updates along the way. "I think when we're ready to talk about it we will, and I think it's super invasive when people are just [commenting]".

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WWE No Mercy 2017

Man" match. Balor went over and kicked him and then dropkicked Wyatt into the corner to hit Coup de Grace for the win. "Your'e a coward." An inspired Balor delivered a physical and intense match with his character proving his demon alter ego wasn't needed in order to get the best of Wyatt.

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National Football League 2017 Week 3: Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals preview and prediction

Dallas enters this game needing a win to tie the Eagles for the top spot in the NFC East while the Giants, perceived to be the Cowboys' main competition, have stumbled to an embarrassing 0-3 start. They lost two more corners to injury against Denver. With that crew and others like Robert Nkemdiche, Corey Peters, Karlo Dansby, and Markus Golden, they'll surely try to replicate a lot of what the Broncos did when they square off against the Cowboys on Monday night.

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Oklahoma State Sells Out Big 12 Opener Against TCU

The Horned Frogs got whooped 31-6 by the Cowboys a year ago, but quarterback Kenny Hill is much improved and the offense is much better around him. While Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy answered questions at the podium, defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer sat in a seat in the Cowboys' theater room, inspecting the stat sheet, marking it with his black ink pen.

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Vikings rule Bradford out vs Bucs; Keenum to start again

For starters, he has to get the ball out quicker. There was one thing I couldn't figure out during the Vikings' offseason. I don't care what happens with the Vikings quarterback situation, I rarely pass up free points with the better team.

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Rams travel to the bay area to face San Francisco tonight

ABOUT THE 49ers (0-2): Running back Carlos Hyde is coming off a huge game in Seattle, rushing for 124 yards on only 15 carries while ripping off runs of 61 and 27 yards. "It feels good, man". The third-year back also had some choice words for the Dallas Cowboys whom the Rams face in Week 4 back in Los Angeles. That game will be televised by CBS (Channel 2).

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Emma Stone and Steve Carell hold serve in 'Battle of the Sexes'

It's still in the headlines today, and it was a signature issue in 1973 for Billie Jean King , portrayed by the incomparable Emma Stone in the timely and superbly crafted film " Battle of the Sexes ". Hillary - who released a memoir about that fateful election last week, entitled What Happened , said his approach should have been diplomatic: 'What I hoped the president would have said is something along the lines of, "We view this as unsafe to our allies, to the region and even to our ...

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Emmy Awards: Seven biggest moments from this year's ceremony

Its programming up for wins last night included " Stranger Things ", " The Crown ", " House of Cards ", " Master of None ", and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", among others. NBC´s long-running comedy sketch show " Saturday Night Live " received 22 nominations - the joint-highest total alongside " Westworld " - after a year of mercilessly spoofing the new commander-in-chief.

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Paramount is #sorrynotsorry about Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!'

Earlier this month Lawrence , who has been vocal about the issue of equal pay in Hollywood, was asked about her and Bardem's pay for Mother . What could've been a searingly important film is just a collection of beautifully disconcerting images surrounded by clouds of mystery.

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Rob Gronkowski departs game in third quarter with groin injury

There was added security for today's Saints game against the New England Patriots . Among the quirkier things about this early-season game involves players that did, or might have, moved between them in the offseason. With his first game being postponed, his price point is lower than some of the Week 1 big performers, but that means good value. "We knew this week we couldn't let Tom get hot and that's exactly what he did, "said Jordan".

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Kobach: Election panel may not recommend changes

Kobach writes that "facts have come to light that indicate that a pivotal, close election was likely changed through voter fraud on November 8, 2016: New Hampshire's U.S. - Enact federal legislation that any candidate or person cooperating with a foreign government, in connection with an US election, be prosecuted for treason.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Nougat update is now rolling out in India

It brings in a great combination of speed, reliability and versatility. We can't expect more from Xiaomi provided its history. Corporations in the running for the number one spot in handsets this year understand the need to stand out. Hopefully, it should last for a full day. The performance power of the in the iPhone X processor is essentially contested. One of these sensors includes a wide-angle f1.7 lens and the other has a telephoto f2.4 lens.

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American Horror Story: Cult; season premiere looks to the Trump presidency

We meet Kai Anderson as he attends a sparse town hall meeting, protesting an initiative to allocate funds for religious protection. Winter put her college education on hold to campaign for Hillary and is equally stunned by the election results - especially when her brother mocks her with his orange dusted face.

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Bhuvi hits maiden fifty, as India stun Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

Hardik Pandya's availability for the third ODI remained a question mark as the all-rounder wore a light strap on his left knee, though the team management assured that the player is fully fit and available for Sunday's game. But ice cool Dhoni kept the chase on track with the gutsy Kumar, who had gone wicketless during his spell as the team's pace spearhead. The batting experiments failed miserably and it was only because of MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's efforts that men in blue were ...

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'We lost everything': Rockport, TX suffers major hurricane damage

He echoed forecasters who predicted Harvey would leave areas "uninhabitable for weeks or months", echoing language last seen ahead of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 . Harvey lost strength as it moved inland over south Texas and dropped to a still-dangerous Category Two storm, with winds of 100 miles per hour, and then to a Category One with winds of 90 miles per hour, the NHC said at 1000 GMT.

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'The Punisher' is coming to collect in first trailer

Luke Cage was alright and Iron Fist was pretty "meh". Sarit Klein: My younger brother always drew comics, so my love for comics started there. Finn and I were reading the script for episode six. While I was shooting the show I was also designing for the next show. When Jessica graces the screen, it's all blue and purple. Still, for now that's the closest we're going to get to any kind of Marvel crossover admission, so we're going with it - Cox and Ramirez confirm Ghost Rider ...

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Game of Thrones episode 6 leaks online, and hackers aren't to blame

Indian-based tech group Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has distanced itself from the recent leak of an episode of Game of Thrones . As you would expect, the new episode of Game of Thrones is now already going the rounds on torrent sites.

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AMC Theatres Seeks to Block New MoviePass Subscription Plan

Variety explains that the theater's stock has been suffering, and they're anxious both that the subscription would confuse customers and hurt their own loyalty programs that they've invested so much in. Look a couple of years ahead and MoviePass could be the main gateway to theater visits, at which point they could put pressure on the theater chains to reduce prices.

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MoviePass drops monthly price of unlimited movies to just $10

For just $10 every month, subscribers can see one movie every day. The company just sold a majority stake to raise the funds they need and intends to IPO by March. The top four cinema operators, led by AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) lost $1.3 billion in market value early this month after a disappointing summer.

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When Is The Next Solar Eclipse? Here's What You Need To Know

Here's a video to show you how to create your own solar eclipse viewing device. But on Monday, anyone within a roughly 70-mile-wide path from OR to SC will be able to experience a total solar eclipse for about 2 minutes, weather permitting.

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Judge throws out DJ's case against Taylor Swift

In the official court documents, Swift claims Mueller "intentionally reached under her skirt, and groped with his hand an intimate part of her body in an inappropriate manner, against her will, and without her permission". He called Mueller's lawsuit against Swift "audacious and ridiculous". Taking to Twitter, the "Prayer"-singer wrote that she supports Swift "always" and admires her "strength and fearlessness".

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The Biggest Mystery In Game Of Thrones History Was Just Revealed

Him and Gilly have no context to put two-and-two together about Jon . While we're a little disappointed that Arya didn't come up during their conversation, we loved how Gendry and Jon instantly clicked. And Dany and Tyrion are waiting on Dragonstone, for news of Jon's mission, and of Cersei's next move. She seemed concerned what Drogon would do to Jon at first.

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Game Of Thrones Season 7: 9 Ups And 2 Downs From 'Eastwatch'

On Episode 15 of The JOE Show we speak to Chef Adrian live in studio, we're joined by Fangclub and the Magic Cover comes courtesy of the brilliant Elaine Mai . Also, Sam doesn't know yet that his father and brother were burnt alive. I fully confess that I'm going to watch every second of next week's episode - featuring Jon Snow , Jorah Mormont, and the rest of the Fellowship of the Ring, er, wight - battling it out against overwhelming odds while praying desperately for dragonfire ...

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Lore of Thrones: Recapping the history of this week's episode's surprise appearance

There are only two more episodes left this season after Sunday's episode so make sure you are not left out in the cold when everyone is talking about what happened on Game of Thrones at work on Monday morning. Eastwatch , then, is an episode nearly doomed to disappoint after the spectacle of The Spoils of War . Then Gendry kills both soldiers with a big mallet - all that rowing paid off - as they see Tyrion .