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RANKED: The 11 best movies of 2017 so far

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As we delve deeper into the summer-movie season, it seems like a good time to look back on the year so far in movies and highlight the most memorable ones. Box-office performance doesn’t always dictate if a movie is good. Some of the titles below didn’t make a huge killing at the multiplex, but there’s […]

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Here are the most popular baby names in the US

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Noah and Emma are extremely popular names for newborns. Every year around Mother’s Day, the Social Security Administration publishes statistics on the popularity of baby names for the previous year, based on their comprehensive records of births in the US. We took a look at how the popularity of the 10 most common boys and […]

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Vanessa Bayer To Leave ‘Saturday Night Live’ After 7 Seasons

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Say goodbye to Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy. Vanessa Bayer, currently the longest-serving female cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” is reportedly leaving the show, Deadline first reported Saturday, and other outlets later confirmed. HuffPost has reached out to the comedian’s representatives for comment. The news comes just two days after Bobby Moynihan announced his […]

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Every ‘Alien’ movie, ranked from worst to best

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With “Alien: Covenant” arriving in theaters Friday, director Ridley Scott is continuing the story of space’s most horrific species that he started 38 years ago with his sci-fi classic. Since then, we’ve been entertained and more than a little scared following the battles franchise hero Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) has had with all sorts of aliens […]

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The 13 best universities in Britain to study economics

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The economic profession has got a bad rap in Britain recently with the failure of “so-called experts” often cited by pro-Brexit campaigners as a reason to mistrust economists who overestimated the negative impacts of Brexit on the economy. Despite this, interest in economics as an academic subject is on the rise. This week, the Guardian […]

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Bill Brooks: Wine, music and art – the perfect trio.

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There is nothing better than fine wine, heavenly music and beautiful art. Just ask the 250 guests who attended Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s (CPO) Cork & Canvas Winemaker’s Dinner, it’s signature fundraiser held recently at the Calgary Petroleum Club. Highlights of the sumptuous soiree were numerous including a champagne reception and distinguished cuisine prepared by executive […]

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Centara opens first hotel in Middle East

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Centara Hotels & Resorts continues to expand internationally with the opening of a four-star, 152-room hotel in Muscat. The property becomes its fifth hotel outside Thailand and first of three planned for the Middle East. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

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Virtual Avatar Could Be Your Doctor

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One day instead of visiting a doctor in person for health information or searching online, you could be asking for advice from a medical expert’s avatar. A new app is being developed that can be used on a smartphone to ask a virtual doctor about various medical conditions and their treatments. VOA’s Deborah Block has […]

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Pemberton Music Festival: Millions owed all over town

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The bankrupt businesses behind the cancelled Pemberton Music Festival may owe ticket holders and other creditors more than $16.7 million, according to documents obtained by Postmedia. And among the first creditors that will be paid out include a company connected to one of the directors of the companies that has filed for bankruptcy. Pemberton Music […]