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What Alec Baldwin got right and wrong about the power of art at the Emmys.

Alec Baldwin is getting a lot of press following the jabs he took at President Donald Trump in his acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at this year’s Emmys. During Trump’s time hosting “The Apprentice,” he was nominated for two Emmys but never won. Trump has often detailed his grievances with the award show, saying, “The Emmys have no credibility“; arguing that he didn’t win because of politics; and, in 2012, even blaming the show’s “bad ratings” on the fact that he wasn’t nominated that year.…

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Ryanair publishes flight cancellation list

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPassenger: ‘Communications with Ryanair has been absolutely atrocious’ Ryanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October. Customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email, chief executive Michael O’Leary has said. The budget airline is cancelling 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it admitted it had “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. Mr O’Leary said most people would be transferred to an alternative Ryanair flight…

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The One Crop Top Workout You Need To Look Good In Your Halloween Costume

If you thought you could kiss your summer body goodbye forever and head straight to the sleeve of BBQ Pringles in your pantry, maybe we should remind you Halloween is around the corner. Whether you’re being a slutty bunny for the eighth year in a row or getting regretfully creative with some cringeworthy political costume, you’re probably planning on showing a lot of skin, so you’ll need to look like you haven’t completely let yourself go since the Fourth of July. Here’s a quick workout that burns calories and targets…

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Cyclist breaks around the world record

Five amazing facts about Mark Beaumont’s 80-day challenge Inspired by Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel Around The World In Eighty Days, he began his journey in Paris on 2 July and cycled through Europe, Russia, Mongolia and China. He then cycled across Australia, up through New Zealand and across North America before the final “sprint finish” thorough Portugal, Spain and France. During the trip, Mark was also awarded the Guinness World Records title for the most miles cycled in a month, from Paris to Perth in Australia, verified at 7,031…

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‘Slam dunk’! Charles Barkley brings ‘voice of reason’ to monument debate (brace for backlash)

Opinions have been flying constantly in the debate about Confederate monuments, and Charles Barkley’s opinion is making the rounds fast today: Every word of this is the God's honest truth https://t.co/4G0uMUhr6s — ConservativeBlackMan (@Thomasismyuncle) August 18, 2017 Here’s what Barkley said: #ConfederateStatues A unique take from #CharlesBarkley pic.twitter.com/l9Dz43sLp3 — Rick Karle (@RickKarle) August 17, 2017 Read more: http://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2017/08/18/slam-dunk-charles-barkley-brings-voice-of-reason-to-monument-debate-brace-for-backlash/

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Cyclist detained over pedestrian death

“I have no doubt you are wrong in this. You were an accident waiting to happen. “The victim could have been any pedestrian. It was in fact Mrs Kim Briggs.” Image copyright CPS Image caption Alliston said he was not aware a brake was a legal requirement to ride on the road ‘Gap in the law’ In a statement outside court, Mrs Briggs’ widower Matthew, from Lewisham, south London, called for the introduction of new laws, including causing death by dangerous cycling. He said the case demonstrated the “gap in…

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Chicago this weekend (so far): 7 dead, 42 wounded, 0 coverage on cable news

This is awful: UPDATE: 7 dead, 42 wounded in weekend shootings across ChicagoSTORY: https://t.co/eNCwPxD9BhMAP: https://t.co/hChpNV4NUf pic.twitter.com/ICRTrfHEgs — Sun-Times Breaking (@CSTbreaking) August 20, 2017 And no protests or pundits talking about it on the Sunday shows or cable news, even thought 2017 could be worse than 2016, which was horrific: ICYMI: "Chicago Homicides on Pace to Exceed 2016"https://t.co/4v0B91cuER — Larry Elder (@larryelder) August 20, 2017 Read more: http://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2017/08/20/chicago-this-weekend-so-far-7-dead-42-wounded-0-coverage-on-cable-news/

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Hollywood just enabled Sean Spicer and that’s not funny

(CNN)When Sean Spicer rolled a faux presidential podium onto the Emmys stage Sunday night in Los Angeles, a collective gasp went up among the assembled celebrities. Was it really him?? What would he say??? Spicer was doing a send-up of his insistence — the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration — that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period.” That assertion, in the earliest days of the Trump presidency, was a lie. Spicer knew it. But, because Trump was unhappy with the coverage of his inauguration…

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Top 7 Foods You Can Shamelessly Eat Now That Summer Bodies Are Over

Thank GOD I don’t have to starve myself to look okay half-naked on a beach until at least March of 2018. Idk about you, but I have literally no self-control, and summer is the fucking worst, because frolicking in water panties (it’s what they are, accept it) without having a gut is awesome, but so are french fries and doughnuts. In honor of fall coming to save us from our skinny misery (hot but terrible), here’s a list of our favorite foods that we can eat shamelessly once more, now…

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Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide

Major survey reveals that its atheists who perpetuate the conflict between religious belief and science The biblical account of creation and the fate of Adam and Eve, progenitors of the human race, continues to inspire artists and writers. But according to a groundbreaking new survey, it is also at the heart of a deep misunderstanding between religious and non-religious Britons. Professor Fern Elsdon-Baker, who led the research, the findings suggest a need to revise stereotypes when it comes to Christian belief in Britain. In a society that is increasingly non-religious,…

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