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He left the office so the scandal would not overtake what the mayor needs to do. In the election, Seattle voters are choosing between former U.S. Another accuser, Lloyd Anderson , issued a statement Tuesday through his lawyer. "I just think it is so sad to see it end this way and also sad that we have out there, potentially, these victims who have come forward and whose pain also needs to be addressed".
  • Country star Don Williams, 'the Gentle Giant,' dead at 78

    Country star Don Williams, 'the Gentle Giant,' dead at 78

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    Don Williams , one of the biggest stars in country music in the mid-1970s through late '80s, has died after an undisclosed illness. From that point through 1991, each Williams single would hit the Top 40 on the Billboard Country charts. His smooth sound had made him fans the world over, including Great Britain, New Zealand, and South Africa. Turn on Houston's Country Legends 97.1 right now, and it's a safe bet one of Williams songs' will come on before the hour is up.
  • Race vehicle driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. is ABC's new 'Bachelor'

    Race vehicle driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. is ABC's new 'Bachelor'

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    So what's the big deal? As of past year, he would still make out with his ex-girlfriend and dark princess of Bachelor Nation Courtney Robertson from time to time. If fans thought they were surprised when Luyendyk Jr. was announced as the bachelor , they weren't alone. Rumors had swirled that Kraus's hesitancy to commit was poised to be a headache for producers.
  • Former Manson disciple Van Houten granted parole again

    Former Manson disciple Van Houten granted parole again

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    That doesn't mean she's out, but it's a big step toward that. A similar panel at the California Institution for Women in Chino, where Van Houten is incarcerated, granted her parole previous year but was overruled by the governor. Pfeiffer represents Leslie Van Houten , 68, who has spent more than 40 years in prison. August 20, 1970: Susan Atkins, left, Patricia Krenwinkel, center, and Leslie Van Houten , right, walk to court to appear for their roles in 1969 Charles Manson cult ...
  • Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter to step down

    Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Graydon Carter to step down

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    Carter's feud with Trump dates back to his time as co-founder of Spy magazine . While Carter has a storied career in journalism, unmasking the key source in the Watergate scandal, bolstering the publication's elite status, and fostering a close relationship with the powerful industries the magazine covered, Carter's long-simmering feud with one famous NY celebrity businessman became newly relevant in recent years.
  • Lady Gaga shares teaser trailer for Netflix documentary 'Gaga: Five Foot Two'

    Lady Gaga shares teaser trailer for Netflix documentary 'Gaga: Five Foot Two'

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    The singer recently posted a few clips from the project on Instagram, which show her going to the doctor for pain treatments and crying to her friend, Brandon Maxwell, about feeling alone. The film is due to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival on 22 September and will be made available on Netflix on the same day. From the preparation of her album Joanne to the Super Bowl , through her appointments with the doctor, her heart pains, her trips with friends, the documentary tells ...
  • US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief

    US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief

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    But that doesn't mean the lower chamber will ultimately avoid such a vote: Senate Republican leaders said they plan to attach a debt-ceiling hike to Harvey aid despite conservative opposition. "I know that securing this emergency funding is very important for the president", McConnell said . Democratic leaders said they would support tying the debt increase to Harvey aid, but only if the debt increase lasts just three months - which would put Congress right back in another crisis at ...
  • TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

    TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

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    In 1992, a Category 4 and Category 5 made landfall in the United States, but not two Category 4s. The agency adds, " Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months". President Donald Trump on Tuesday declared an emergency in the state as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. To date, Hurricane Irma is strongest storm recorded in the Atlantic Ocean .
  • Taylor Swift serves as bridesmaid at wedding on Vineyard

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    Swift was spotted dressed in a lovely burgundy maxi ensemble. "Swifties", or die-hard fans of the 10-time Grammy Award victor, might recognize the name " Abigail " from Swift's song " Fifteen " on her 2008 album , " Fearless ". In the song, Swift croons about how she met her best friend named Abigail . She also celebrated her engagement by posting images of the couple on now revamped social media accounts.
  • What is Labor Day?

    What is Labor Day?

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    There's a more serious meaning behind Labor Day as it was first celebrated in 1882 amid a period of great unrest and protests from workers' unions over conditions facing employees. According to a national Gallup poll, almost 80 percent of Americans agree: no worker should be forced to pay union fees as a condition of employment.
  • Netflix teams with

    Netflix teams with "La La Land" director for multilingual musical miniseries

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    There's no word yet about when the series will debut or who might be cast in it (though we could totally see Ryan Gosling as a guy who runs a club in Paris). Netflix has picked up The Eddy - which The Hollywood Reporter first broke news of in April - an eight-episode series coming from IMG. "From the intense, complex relationship between a jazz drummer and his instructor in Whiplash to his dazzling duo of lovelorn Los Angelenos in La La Land , Damien's work is emotional and ...
  • Scherzinger to come in naked on show

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    Loved her. Sharon spoke to her beautifully and treated her with kindness. Unfortunately her infectious wit left Nicole confused as she whispered: "I can't understand what she's saying". And what happened this year, I said to the guys to just go with our gut instinct. Head judge Simon couldn't get enough either, adding: "I'll tell you who's unbelievable, by the way; Grace".
  • The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Headed To China!

    The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Headed To China!

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    ET. Gigi Hadid will also be returning to the Victoria's Secret runway after taking a break past year to let sister Bella Hadid dominate proceedings. Newcomers include Grace Bol, Roosmarijn de Kok, Alexina Graham, Frida Aasen, Aiden Curtis, Victoria Lee , Nadine Leopold and Vanessa Moody. Traditionally, the pre-holiday show has always been filmed in NY, with only Miami, Los Angeles and London being the hand-picked exceptions.
  • #HurricaneHarvey: Kardashians reportedly Donated $500000 for Relief

    #HurricaneHarvey: Kardashians reportedly Donated $500000 for Relief

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    Wrestler-turned-actor The Rock was among the first to accept Hart's challenge , sharing a video in which he confirmed he'd donated his $25k. Donations to Hart's fundraising campaign for Harvey relief can be made by clicking here. 'I'm donating $100,000. So man, this is for everybody out there in Texas, the relief and everything. I think we've participated in a lot of challenges on the internet.
  • Alex Ferguson sympathises with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho transfer saga

    Alex Ferguson sympathises with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho transfer saga

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    A "definitive" statement from the Anfield hierarchy insisted that Coutinho would not be sold at any price despite the Catalans' fervent interest in him. Moore joked that the window cleaner was trying to get a transfer scoop, but if he had stuck around a bit long he may well have after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain signed for the Reds, becoming the first major deal of deadline day.
  • Princes William & Harry Pay Tribute to Their Late Mother Princess Diana

    Princes William & Harry Pay Tribute to Their Late Mother Princess Diana

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    According to a "never been seen before letter" Burrell revealed during Britain's news show " Sunday Night ", Princess Diana might have had knowledge of a possible vehicle accident. Prince Harry takes a bouquet of flowers from a wellwisher to add to the tributes to Diana . Britain's Prince William , Kate , Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London, Aug.
  • Houston officials release water from reservoirs

    Houston officials release water from reservoirs

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    On Sunday night the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started releasing water from Addicks and Barker reservoirs , the first time the Corps has ordered such a release of the dams in the middle of a major storm. Observers have drawn comparisons with the disastrous evacuation of homes in New Orleans ahead of Katrina, which left thousands of people stranded in squalid conditions at that city's stadium.
  • Family of 6 drowns inside van trying to escape Harvey

    Family of 6 drowns inside van trying to escape Harvey

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    The great-uncle, who was driving, was able to crawl out of the vehicle, according to the report , which states he tried to get the children out the back, but failed and had to hold onto a tree branch while the van sank underwater. Their great-grandparents, ages 81 and 84, were also in the vehicle. Xavier Saldivar , 8; and Daisy Saldivar , 6, disappeared along with their great-grandparents while traveling with their dad inside a white van.