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His finance minister, Taro Aso, echoed that view and said some of responsibility for the trade imbalance rested with the United States. The finance ministry admitted on March 12 that it had altered documents about a heavily discounted sale of state-owned land to school operator Moritomo Gakuen, which had ties to Abe's wife, Akie.
  • Kim Kardashian hates memes comparing Kanye to 'Get Out' character

    Kim Kardashian hates memes comparing Kanye to 'Get Out' character

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    Keeping up with her social media sharing, Kardashian took to Snapchat trying out filters on the tiny tot. So it should come as no surprise that making sure she constantly looks fabulous is pretty vital to the star. In reaction to a headline from January 2018 that read "Fear Not, Kim Kardashian's Hair Will Always Be Done, Per Her Will", the entrepreneur verified that the rumor is in fact true.
  • 'Tomb Raider' is the best video game adaptation yet

    'Tomb Raider' is the best video game adaptation yet

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    Fans of the Tomb Raider franchise quickly rushed in to reply to Amazing Atheist's comments about Alicia Vikander's body. His set pieces have visual style - one, involving a wrecked plane teetering atop a waterfall, is terrific - and his action sequences are satisfyingly rough (there are beatings, drownings, impalements, you name it).
  • Walmart expanding grocery delivery across the country

    Walmart expanding grocery delivery across the country

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    But it will also continue to work with services such as Uber for deliveries, which will carry a $9.95 fee and require a minimum order of $30. In most cases, groceries can be delivered to customers as soon as the same day. Since that time, the online retailing giant has taken a baby-step approach to grocery delivery - indicating the inherent challenges in building a sustainable business in the low-margin grocery business.
  • Ann Arbor's Popular Zingerman's Deli Advances to Finals for James Beard Award

    Ann Arbor's Popular Zingerman's Deli Advances to Finals for James Beard Award

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    Locals also earned four of the five nominations for Best Chef (Northeast). Award winners in 22 categories will be revealed at the 2018 James Beard Awards Gala on May 7 in Chicago. L'Etoile, nominated in the " Outstanding Restaurant " category, also failed on make the finals. New Orleans typically dominates this category. Also noted is Sun Wah BBQ, which was designated by James Beard Foundation as one of America's Classics.
  • Toys 'R' Us Set To Close All of Its US Stores

    Toys 'R' Us Set To Close All of Its US Stores

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    Toys R Us founder Charles Lazarus opens Children's Bargain Town, a baby furniture store, in Washington, D.C. The news comes after its parent company filed for bankruptcy protection in the USA and Canada previous year with US$5bn of debt.
  • Case Keenum Reportedly Ready To Sign With Broncos

    Case Keenum Reportedly Ready To Sign With Broncos

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    Tuesday, it was reported that they intend to sign free agent quarterback Case Keenum. Prior to last season, Keenum had spent two up-and-down years with the Rams, where he compiled a 7-7 record as a starter. It does not appear Broncos made serious run at Kirk Cousins . The 30-year-old will look to help steer the Broncos to a bounce-back season after they went 5-11 in 2017.
  • Mark Hamill named as global guest of honour for St. Patrick's Festival

    Mark Hamill named as global guest of honour for St. Patrick's Festival

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    Mark Hamill spoke candidly about this on several occasions , so no surprise. Mark Hamill is on the verge of tears in a new sneak peek at some of the special features from the upcoming Last Jedi Blu-ray and DVD release. In the years after Return of the Jedi , this former farmboy-turned-last hope of the Jedi went ahead and tried to rekindle the Jedi Order. Rey has yet to suffer any sort of defeat, and I think it makes her incredibly boring.
  • Tesla suspended production of Model 3 briefly in late February

    Tesla suspended production of Model 3 briefly in late February

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    Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company. Btim Corp decreased Calgon Carbon Corp (NYSE:CCC) stake by 19,559 shares to 528,690 valued at $11.31M in 2017Q3. It also reduced its holding in Barrett Bill Corp (NYSE:BBG) by 389,793 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 235,300 shares, and cut its stake in Gulfport Energy Corp (NASDAQ:GPOR).
  • Joy Behar Publicly Apologizes to Pence for Remarks Disparaging Christians

    Joy Behar Publicly Apologizes to Pence for Remarks Disparaging Christians

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    The drama erupted last month after Behar made the initial comment in response to claims by ousted White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman that the vice president often relied on Jesus to tell him what to say. Bestselling author and conservative radio talk show host Larry Elder tweeted Saturday, "If @ JoyVBehar has said 'people who talk to Allah had a mental illness, ' she'd have been placed under 24/7 security protection".
  • All five passengers killed in NYC helicopter crash, only pilot s

    All five passengers killed in NYC helicopter crash, only pilot s

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    Five people are dead after a private helicopter crashed into New York City's East River Sunday evening. Witnesses on a waterfront esplanade near where the aircraft went down said the helicopter was flying noisily, then suddenly dropped into the water and quickly submerged.
  • 'Super dehydrated' Tim McGraw collapses on stage in Ireland

    'Super dehydrated' Tim McGraw collapses on stage in Ireland

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    News, eyewitnesses revealed that numerous crew members rushed McGraw off the stage once he'd collapsed: "The crowd was really anxious, like, 'What just happened?'" whereas Hill "didn't seem that anxious or distracted". The couple's publicist later released a statement revealing that the couple wanted to thank the fans in Dublin for their love and support. He had played stints earlier in the weekend in London and Glasgow, Scotland, as part of the three-day, three country event, the AP said.
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z will bring joint tour to Nashville

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z will bring joint tour to Nashville

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    They played Sun Life Stadium, which is now known as Hard Rock Stadium , which is where they will be August 31. The couple is set to hit stages around the world for their 36-city OTR II ( On the Run 2) world tour, which visits AT&T Stadium in Arlington on September 11.
  • Katy Perry Nun Involved in Singer's Lawsuit Drops Dead in Court

    Katy Perry Nun Involved in Singer's Lawsuit Drops Dead in Court

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    Hours before Sister Holzman died she had issued a plea to Perry and the Archdiocese on local TV station Fox 11 . The Sisters , who are part of the Most Holy and #Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary had owned the property for more than 40 years, but for the last several years have not been living there.
  • Turkish private jet crashes in Iran

    Turkish private jet crashes in Iran

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    Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says at least 11 people were on board the small Turkish private plane that crashed. A prominent bride-to-be and her closest friends have died in a private plane crash during a bachelorette trip from Dubai .
  • Juelz Santana darts out of Newark Airport after TSA finds his gun

    Juelz Santana darts out of Newark Airport after TSA finds his gun

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    Reaction to the story has been fairly comical with fans leaving behind the running man emoji on the rapper's social pages. He will surrender around 9 a.m., according to a report from the South Passaic Daily Voice . Friday reports claimed local law enforcement was reportedly on the prowl for Santana. Santana, 36, a member of the rap group The Diplomats, may have jumped in a cab, sources said.
  • WWE Fastlane 2018: Full match results from the last PPV before WrestleMania

    WWE Fastlane 2018: Full match results from the last PPV before WrestleMania

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    It seems hugely unlikely that there will be a title change in the SmackDown women's division; Charlotte Flair is a marquee player on the blue brand while Riott is still very much cutting her main roster teeth. Though 2018 Royal Rumble victor Shinsuke Nakamura has already chosen WWE champion AJ Styles as his preferred opponent at WrestleMania 34, Styles is defending his title in a six-pack challenge match that could have major ramifications ahead of WWE's biggest show of the year.
  • Warriors vs. Blazers on Friday night

    Warriors vs. Blazers on Friday night

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    After Friday night's games, the Portland Trail Blazers possess the league's longest winning streak (nine games). "We know they take over games and dominate third quarters and they came out and made a run for it and I really liked how we weathered that storm", Lillard said.
  • Meghan Markle has a new $925 bracelet with a secret message

    Meghan Markle has a new $925 bracelet with a secret message

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    Kelly Hill chatted to the Royal couple about the scheme and how it's helped with her mental health - an issue close to the couple's heart. She's also a student, studying French and Italian at the University of Edinburgh. However, when asked to share more details about the siblings, Spencer said that she can't do so. I just told them about how Coach Core has improved my life.
  • Marvel Chief: 'We absolutely' Will Make 'Black Panther' Sequel

    Marvel Chief: 'We absolutely' Will Make 'Black Panther' Sequel

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    Furthermore, Black Panther is up against A Wrinkle In Time at the box office, and is still expect rake in $40 million over the course of this weekend. In a recent interview, singer-turned-actress Mary J. Blige said she could 100 percent see herself in a superhero movie after watching Black Panther .
  • Jennifer Garner Pokes Fun at Her Viral Oscars Moment

    Jennifer Garner Pokes Fun at Her Viral Oscars Moment

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    Garner also made sure she was getting her new project out there, but with a twist. One tweeted , "I wonder if Jennifer Garner knows that she's a meme yet #oscars ". His fellow network late-night chat-show host Jimmy Fallon has starred in commercials for the bank holding company Capital One, and in them he intoned their popular marketing slogan: 'What's in your wallet?' "Wait.
  • US special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

    US special counsel probes Seychelles meeting with Russian

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    Erik Prince , who is again under scrutiny over a January 2017 meeting in the Seychelles with a Kremlin-tied Russian businessman and others, will hold a fundraiser for Russophile congressman Rep. The Post reported Nader has testified before a grand jury gathering evidence about discussions between the Trump transition team and emissaries of the Kremlin as part of Mueller's investigation.