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Sarah Paulson is itching for a ‘Feud’ of her own after playing Geraldine Page

Catherine Zeta-Jones as Olivia de HavillandImage: fx When you take two of todays most admired actresses and cast them in brief but crucial roles as surprise two of the most admired actresses of their respective generations, what do you get? Two of Feud‘s most inspired more-than-cameos from Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sarah Paulson, natch. Zeta-Jones tells Mashable she had enormous respect for British actress Olivia de Havilland, one of the most…

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President Trump is spending some hefty coin on travel these days

He's leaving on a jet plane, don't know when he'll be back again…Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Where is President Donald Trump this weekend? SEE ALSO: EPA mistakenly tells the truth about Trump’s climate plans If you said his Mar-a-Lago estate, there’s a 54 percent chance you’re right and the Center For American Progress (CAP) is keeping track of all kinds of numbers related to Trump’s frequent Florida fly-away weekends. @BarackObama, the habitual…

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20 cherry blossom items to indulge in if you’re ready for spring

Sunshine. Warm weather. Flowers. Bees. Allergies. All of these things arrive with a little thing called spring. Much of the country has been suffering through the snow and cold, but it’s almost all over. There are many ways we can start preparing for spring, and one of the ways is to fully, shamelessly, immerse ourselves in everything cherry blossom. The cute flower has become synonymous with springtime, as thousands of…

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U.S. Treasury Has Switzerland in Its Sights

Switzerland was again included among the countries singled out by the U.S. Treasury for the value of their currencies and exports. That could make life more complicated for the Swiss National Bank, which has used foreign exchange interventions for the better part of a decade to counter an overvalued currency that risked tipping the economy into a recession. The U.S. department is required by law to report to Congress twice a…

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Struggling Tech Giant LeEco Loses Global Corporate Finance Head

LeEco Inc.’s global head of corporate finance is leaving, according to a person familiar with the matter, the latest sign of retrenchment by the Chinese technology giant. Winston Cheng, who joined LeEco in 2015, will be president of international at Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc., leading new business initiatives including investments and mergers and acquisitions, the person said. LeEco declined to comment. JD.com didn’t respond to a request for comment on Friday….

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Ted Lieu, Congressman and Twitter King, is beating Trump at his own dumb game

Image: J. Terrill/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s depressing to admit, but let’s do it anyway: there are few politicians in the world more skilled at manipulating Twitter than President Trump. So over the past few months, 48-year-old Congressman Ted Lieu (D-California) has decided to try and master the platform, slowly emerging as the President’s most adept social media opponent. It might seem like an embarrassing game to play after all, world leaders don’t…

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These ‘Game of Thrones’ photos are full of Easter eggs

You know how, whenever a highly-anticipated new trailer or promo comes out, people scour it for Easter eggs? Those small, hidden, and usually fan service-y morsels of information? You know what we’re talking about. Anyway, those are fine, but regular Easter eggs like, literal eggs are better. So we put a bunch of them in photos from Game of Thrones. See if you can find them! Bet you can. SEE…

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Walmart will probably buy Bonobos, which sort of makes sense

Bonobos, by Walmart.Image: lisa lake/Getty Images for Bonobos Walmart is buying up a lot of brands that don’t really feel like Walmart. The big box store is reportedly about to close a deal to buy Bonobos, the men’s e-commerce brand. Recode reported news of the impending acquisition on Friday. Exactly how much Bonobos will go for hasn’t been confirmed yet. The deal would come one month after Walmart bought ModCloth,…

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Withnail and I: Cult classic turns 30 – BBC News

Initially created as a semi-autobiographical novel by Bruce Robinson more than a decade and a half earlier, the writer-turned-director would largely use his one-time flatmate Vivian MacKerrell as the inspiration for the scabrous Withnail, while I – identified as Marwood in the script – was a version of Robinson himself. It was, as he has outlined, “a tale of English hopelessness” and threw a spotlight on his “appalling lifestyle” as…

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Corona never paid a dime for millions of dollars of ‘Fast and Furious’ product placement

Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images Vin Diesel’s constant plugging of Corona throughout the Fast and Furious movies can make certain installments feel like extended beer commercials. But the company has apparently never paid a dime for the prolific product placement. SEE ALSO: Yup, there’s going to be a ‘Fast & Furious’ global arena tour That’s according to a new feature story in The Ringer that examines the franchise’s longstanding relationship with…

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Fox News set bomb footage to a Toby Keith song

Peace sign.Image: ALBIN LOHR-JONES/POOL/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Freedom is the ability to watch footage of a massive explosion synced to country music while you sit on a couch with your hands folded neatly in front of a few cameras, talking about your love of said freedom as you look forward to a weekend in which your sky will not be pierced by a plane or drone that may at any moment eviscerate you…

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Trying to avoid care home fees? Think twice, consumers told – BBC News

If you are worth more than that, you have to pay the full cost of your care – during your lifetime and, if necessary, from your estate after you have died. It may not leave much for your family to inherit. Which is why marketing leaflets from a will-writing firm called Universal Wealth Preservation are eye-catching. Image caption Susan Steer says she was told she wouldn’t need to sell her…

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Industrial strategy ‘must help’ UK creative industries – BBC News

The Creative Industries Federation says ministers need to “overhaul” their approach. The federation has unveiled a blueprint of policy recommendations for the creative industries which it says is “the fastest growing sector of the UK economy”. It said the creative economy supports 2.9m jobs, a rise of 5.1% between 2014 and 2015. Brexit means it is now “even more crucial” for the sector “to deliver more jobs, trade and exports”,…

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How many bombs has Britain dropped in 2017? – BBC News

Where the number wasn’t known, the BBC presumed one bomb was dropped. The most commonly used weapon is the Paveway IV precision guided bomb. At least 129 have been used against IS targets by the RAF this year. Through Operation Shader, the RAF is supporting Iraqi ground forces as part of a US-led international coalition. UK bombs and missiles dropped in Syria and Iraq From 1 January – 9 April…

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Councils urge chewing gum firms to aid street clean-up – BBC News

The campaign group said 64% of all UK roads and pavements are “stained” by chewing gum – where chewed gum has been squashed into the street. ‘Unsightly and unacceptable’ Councils have repeatedly asked for financial help to get rid of the problem, insisting gum manufacturers should take more responsibility. Councillor Judith Blake, the LGA’s environment spokeswoman, said it was “ugly, unsightly and unacceptable”. “Chewing gum is a plague on our…

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Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

The decision is a departure from the Obama administration, which did release the logs.Michael Dubke, the White House communications director, told Time that the White Houses decision was made out of concern for national security and privacy, and to protect President Donald Trumps ability to discreetly seek counsel. The White House says it will honor public information requests to parts of the White House legally classified as agencies, such as…

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How to live like a boss in the worlds most expensive cities

Image: Unsplash/pixabay While theres no harm in living a modest lifestyle in a cheap city, you cant deny the appeal of overlooking a grand cityscape. Thats right were talking about living in the lap of luxury and everything that goes along with it: Good food, tall buildings, fast cars and even latrines made of precious metals. With a little help from the Mercer 2017 Quality of Living Rankings and the…

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Bernard Matthews sale ‘failed to protect pensions’ – BBC News

Bernard Matthews employs workers at Great Witchingham, near Norwich, in Norfolk, and Holton, near Halesworth, in Suffolk. ‘Better deal’ “This arrangement delivered a much-improved financial outcome for Rutland Partners, but drastically reduced the amount recoverable by the pension scheme to potentially less than 1p in the pound,” the House of Commons committee said. Frank Field, Labour MP and chairman of the committee, said: “I have confidence that the PPF working…

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Our Criminal Justice System Is Broken, And Jeff Sessions Has No Interest In Fixing It

Well, according to Sessions, it’s because he believes “it is not the responsibility of the federal government to manage non-federal law enforcement agencies.” It’s worth noting: This is the same guy allegedly called the ACLU and the NAACP “un-American.” This is the same guy who called the Voting Rights Act “intrusive.” This is the same guy who was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 for all of the aforementioned, racist…

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Democrats In Illinois Just Unseated A Whole Bunch Of Republicans

WASHINGTON a complete changeover, fueling Democratic gains in GOP strongholds. This week, a Democratic congressional candidate in Kansas in a heavily Republican district. 30-year-old Democratic newcomer Jon Ossoff is outpacing his GOP rivalsThese races come after a Democratic. Shes held two boot camps in her district so far The Huffington Post attended one of them in March and shes already seeing tremendous payoff.Twelve Build The Bench alumni ran for local…

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Dems Challenge Kushner’s Security Clearance Over Hidden Russian Meetings

Mr. Kushner must divulge the details of his meetings with foreign officials and explain why he did not reveal them when he was clearly required by to do so by law, the lawmakers said in a statement. The fact that Kushner is President Trumps son-in-law does not place him above the law. Anyone else would face severe discipline for failing to disclose meetings with foreign officials, a material omission which…

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The Anti-Defamation League Is Offering Sean Spicer Remedial Holocaust Lessons

During a press briefing on Tuesday, Spicer Jonathan A. Greenblatt, CEO of ADL, sent Spicer a letter on Thursday offering to conduct a training on Holocaust awareness for the press secretary and his staff. When the first days of Passover ended and we turned on our phones and televisions yesterday evening, we learned about your comment that Hitler did not gas his own people, Greenblatt wrote in the letter, published…

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Apparently not everyone hated that Pepsi ad

Pepsi’s disastrous advertising foray into race relations was near-universally reviled the instant it hit social media last week. But a new poll suggests that the public at large may not have been as put off by the ad as the internet outrage might imply. SEE ALSO: Pepsi autopsy: How the brand got its commercial so massively wrong Media and survey research firm Morning Consult asked more than 2,000 Americans to…

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Google released a new Pixel film and it’s going viral

Google’s new video to promote the Pixel phone in India is quite popular with 15 million views across Facebook and YouTube. The film starring popular Indian writer-columnist Mrs. Funnybones focuses on the all-round utility of Google Assistant the feature integral to the Pixel device. SEE ALSO: Google wants to know what you’d like to see in the Pixel 2 A #DayWithPixel traces the life of its protagonist (“comedian, restaurant hunter,…

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Surveyors get gloomy as property market stagnates – BBC News

Most surveyors across the country still expect prices to rise over the next 12 months, but by a smaller majority than in February. But on average, each estate agent has just 43 properties for sale on its books, the lowest number recorded since the methodology began in 1994. “High-end sale properties in central London remain under pressure, while the wider residential market continues to be underpinned by a lack of…

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