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Cent Just Became A Multi-Millionaire From Bitcoin & He Didn't Even Realise

Cent Just Became A Multi-Millionaire From Bitcoin & He Didn't Even Realise

The P.I.M.P. artist, 42, was accepting Bitcoin payments four years back when he released Animal Ambition in June of 2014. In the last week, bitcoin value has ranged between $9,500 and $12,900, and...

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The Fall's Mark E. Smith has died

The Fall's Mark E. Smith has died

The musician, a founding member of what became a cult post-punk band, died at home yesterday morning. While the band never cracked the USA charts, they cultivated an active legion of fans that followe...

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I Love Trump, Says Museveni

I Love Trump, Says Museveni

Trump's remarks sparked a diplomatic uproar , with the African Union demanding a retraction and an apology. It's from this interval Museveni commended President Trump for being frank and telling Af...

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'Murphy Brown' getting the revival treatment on CBS

'Murphy Brown' getting the revival treatment on CBS

During its ten-year run, Murphy Brown targeted real politicians, perhaps most famously when then vice president Dan Quayle targeted the show in a speech about "family values". Bergen won five Emmy A...

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Meryl Streep Is Set to Star in 'Big Little Lies' Season 2

Meryl Streep Is Set to Star in 'Big Little Lies' Season 2

Per HBO, she's concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following the death of her son and arrives in Monterey searching for answers. And, sorry Nicole, but Meryl will probably take all o...

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Three Team USA Gymnastics Employees Step Down Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Three Team USA Gymnastics Employees Step Down Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Miller said Nassar abused her a week before he was sacked by MSU. More than 120 girls and women, including former Olympic gold medalists, have already confronted Larry Nassar or had sta...

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Nominees announced for 90th Academy Awards

Nominees announced for 90th Academy Awards

Best Original Score: " Dunkirk ", Hans Zimmer; " Phantom Thread ", Jonny Greenwood; " The Shape of Water " Alexandre Desplat;"Star Wars: The Last Jedi", John Williams; " Three Billboards outside Eb...

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Real Rosie the Riveter, Naomi Parker Fraley, dead at 96

Real Rosie the Riveter, Naomi Parker Fraley, dead at 96

But as the image became ubiquitous, Parker Fraley went unknown. Upon seeing the picture, Fraley recognized the photograph as the one she took more than 60 years ago, despite the caption reading "G...

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What We Do in the Shadows Pilot Ordered by FX

What We Do in the Shadows Pilot Ordered by FX

A spinoff New Zealand TV series, Wellington Paranormal , featuring the cops Karen and Mike is in the works, and a sequel focusing on the pack of werewolves in the original film titled We're Wolves...

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Netflix spends $53 million ridding itself of Kevin Spacey

Netflix spends $53 million ridding itself of Kevin Spacey

As noted by Variety's report of Netflix's $39 million, Kevin Spacey might not represent the full source of the loss. This is in spite of record numbers of subscriber additions (eight million, to...

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Therapy From an Unexpected Person in Oscars 2018 Promo

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Therapy From an Unexpected Person in Oscars 2018 Promo

While Jimmy Kimmel will be returning to host the Academy Award this year, it took a bit of convincing to get him on board. And yet, he is ready to do it all over again. As it turns out, Kimmel's bee...

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Stripe gives up support for bitcoin

Stripe gives up support for bitcoin

Stripe's Tom Karlo said in a statement that the delay between blocks has seen payments sometime fail, while fees can now be as much as worldwide bank transfers. Fundamentally, Carlo argues that bitc...

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Twitter's COO leaves for Social Finance, online lender

Twitter's COO leaves for Social Finance, online lender

Shares of Twitter Inc . slid nearly 3 percent at the opening bell Tuesday. It's something of an open secret in Silicon Valley circles that Noto has been the person in charge of Twitter for the last...

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London transport hubs reopen after shutdown over gas leak

London transport hubs reopen after shutdown over gas leak

Hotel guests were moved into emergency accommodation. The spokesman continued: "It is ongoing and engineers are down at the scene trying to isolate the leak". Transport for London have also announ...

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Oscar Nominations Have Arrived!

Surprises in the supporting actress category (hello there, Lesley Manville! ) meant disappointment for Holly Hunter (" The Big Sick ") and Hong Chau (" Downsizing "), and there was no room among...

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Snapchat Finally Moves To The Web With Shareable Stories

Snapchat Finally Moves To The Web With Shareable Stories

A recent report from The Daily Beast also says that, while Snapchat is still primarily being used as a messaging tool, only 20 percent of the users are actively viewing the company's Discover Ed...

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Fox's takeover of Sky provisionally ruled 'not in public interest' by CMA

Fox's takeover of Sky provisionally ruled 'not in public interest' by CMA

The regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority , had been assessing whether the $16.3 billion deal, announced in December 2016 , would negatively affect media plurality in Britain and whether ...

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SC says all states will screen 'Padmaavat', no modification its order

SC says all states will screen 'Padmaavat', no modification its order

It is now set to hit the theatres on 25th January. The film is an adaptation of the epic poem Padmavat written by Sufi poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi in 1540. Nonetheless, the serial continued to air. ...

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Fierce fighting as Kurdish troops in Afrin resist fresh Turkish onslaught

Fierce fighting as Kurdish troops in Afrin resist fresh Turkish onslaught

That claim can not be independently verified and CNN has no indication there are ISIS fighters in the area Turkey is targeting. "It distracts from the global efforts to ensure the defeat of ISIS", M...

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Academy Ties Record for Female Oscar Nominees, But Improvement Is Only Slight

Academy Ties Record for Female Oscar Nominees, But Improvement Is Only Slight

The nominees for lead actress are front-runner Frances McDormand for " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ", Sally Hawkins for " The Shape of Water ", Margot Robbie for " I, Tonya ", S...

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Ursula Le Guin, acclaimed science fiction and fantasy writer, dies at 88

Ursula Le Guin, acclaimed science fiction and fantasy writer, dies at 88

Le Guin took this discipline seriously in naming her own characters. Personally, it was eye-opening for me at a young age to see this difference, though I may not have truly understood it when first...

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Ex-North Korean spy recounts Olympic plot to blow up plane

Ex-North Korean spy recounts Olympic plot to blow up plane

The move was not well taken by the North Korean government and the media slammed the president for his praise to Trump. Her girl group was also hand-picked by the North Korean leader to perform both...

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WWE Suspends Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore After Rape Accusation Surfaces

WWE Suspends Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore After Rape Accusation Surfaces

A woman said on Twitter on Monday that she had been raped by Amore in October in Phoenix. The woman claims Enzo then restrained her and, "it happened". I said "I want to get to know you first befo...

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Bill Cosby does first stand-up gig since 2015

Bill Cosby does first stand-up gig since 2015

According to the AP, Cosby reminisced about his childhood, telling the crowd about how when he was 4 he grilled a relative about the impending birth of his brother. His first trial ended with a hung ...

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New order-to-store system blamed for Whole Foods shortages

New order-to-store system blamed for Whole Foods shortages

When Amazon bought Whole Foods, there was a lot of talk about lower prices , more options, and streamlined operations. The problem began after Whole Foods switched to a new stocking system called...

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Dolores O'Riordan memorial: Thousands gather to mourn Cranberries singer

Dolores O'Riordan memorial: Thousands gather to mourn Cranberries singer

Her funeral Mass will take place at 11.30am on Tuesday. Friends, fans and family - including O'Riordan's six siblings and her mother, Eileen - gathered to mourn at the four-hour service; her Cranber...

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John Cena In Talks To Star In Duke Nukem Film

John Cena In Talks To Star In Duke Nukem Film

Following in the footsteps of Dwane "The Rock" Johnson, Cena has come a long way from the time he starred in " The Marine ". No director is on board at this point, and they are now looking for a write...

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Zuma releases his diary amid expectation that he will exit office

Zuma releases his diary amid expectation that he will exit office

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says there are no timelines attached to an undertaking that the ANC's top six officials manage state president Jacob Zuma's exit from office. However, an ANC sp...

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Mylee Billingham: School in shock over death of pupil

Mylee Billingham: School in shock over death of pupil

Billingham is also expected to be questioned by police, BBC reported. "Our thoughts remain with them". A relative said: 'We are not making a statement at this time. He added that there will be "no f...

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Peter Jackson Making Documentary on World War I

Peter Jackson Making Documentary on World War I

Peter Jackson is switching his attention from epic fantasy conflicts to a real-life Great War. For the film, the Academy Award victor has restored footage from the war, as well as colorising and ...

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