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A Ranking Of Every Song Off Of Reputation By Taylor Swift

Lauren Jarvis-Gibson Taylor Swift is back, and yes she is the same old Tay Tay: new sound, same old obsessions. I downloaded Miss Swift’s album before my flight from London to Madrid and had the chance of listening to all of her brand new 15 songs. Here’s the ranking, from worst to best song on her new LP. 15. So It Goes… My personal least favorite of the the album, in which Taylor tries to describe what seems to be starting out as a one night stand that then turns…

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Iran-Iraq earthquake kills at least 67, injures more than 500, officials say

Prelim M7.2 earthquake Iran-Iraq border region Nov-12 18:18 UTC, updates https://t.co/6ucUuMffYD, 37 #quake tweets/min — USGSted (@USGSted) November 12, 2017 The Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted the head of the country’s emergency medical services, Pirhossein Koulivand, as saying at least 61 had been killed and 300 injured on Iran’s side of the border. Iranian state TV also said Iraqi officials reported at least six people dead inside Iraq, along with more than 50 people injured in Sulaymaniyah province and about 150 in Khanaquin city. No reports were immediately available…

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Can You Tell Which Of These People Lost A Lot Of Weight And Which Ones Just Bought Big Pants?

See how many you can guess! Our state-of-the-art quizzes require JavaScript. Lost A Lot Of Weight Wrong! Caroline has been a size four since 1995, but that didn’t stop her from going to Bloomingdale’s this weekend, demanding to see the largest pair of pants in the whole store, purchasing the pants, and getting a friend to take a picture of her standing in them! 3. Just Bought Big Pants Correct! Roger spent $40 on these big pants. Definitely worth it! Lost A Lot Of Weight Correct! Felicia owes her amazing…

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CBC.ca A tale of 2 Taylors: Taylor Swift and Taylor Knox indicate different sides of the changing music industry CBC.ca And that’s been really helpful because it allows me to do things like pay rent and pay for groceries, ” he told CBC News. We spent an afternoon tagging along with Knox to see what life is like for a non-Celebrity 100 listing working musician. “I guess for …

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A black woman hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ this week for only the 12th time in 42 years

Saturday Night Live guest host Tiffany Haddish kicked off her evening with an uproarious opening monologue that touched on the news of the day (Trump and other awful men), her wardrobe (she’s very passionate about her Alexander McQueen dress), and her hit summer 2017 comedy, Girls Trip. Less funny was the context around her hosting gig.

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The Best Face Wash For Your Skin Type

Like most people in this world, I really care about my skin. Despite my horrible attempts at clean dieting and exerting energy into anything that doesn’t involve walking to the closest liquor store Starbucks, I try really hard to treat my skin like silk (@KrisJenner) by using only the best makeup removers, micellar waters, masks—you name it. Only the best for my prized feature. However, one of the hardest products to find that doesn’t make my face have a mid-life crisis is a face wash. It’s something we use everyday,…

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We Only Complain About Whitewashing When The Movie Sucks

Whitewashing in movies remains an ongoing problem, but at least we seem to be getting better at calling it out. Remember what happened with the live-action Ghost In The Shell, which cast Scarlett Johansson as an Asian character? Pop culture sites like Collider and IndieWire called it racist, reviews ripped into it for its erasure of an iconic (among anime nerds) Asian heroine, and it was widely trolled on Twitter by everyone who was even vaguely aware of the controversy. And the constant criticism worked! The movie bombed, and the…

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Embarrassing: Barack Obama Has Been Kicked Off Of Jury Duty For Yelling Crucify Him! Too Many Times

It’s been almost a year since Barack Obama left the White House, but even after spending so much time as a civilian, he’s still sticking out like a sore thumb: President Obama was just kicked off of jury duty for yelling “Crucify him!” too many times in the courtroom. There’s no way to sugarcoat this. This is completely embarrassing for the former POTUS. According to those present in the courtroom, President Obama, who received a summons for jury duty in late October, quickly become a source of disruption after he…

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