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Blind Jersey City sheik suspected in '93 WTC bombing dies in prison

He and his followers were not directly charged with the 1993 attack, which killed six and injured more than 1,000 others, but were found guilty after a nine-month trial of conspiring with the perpetrators. He came to the U.S.in 1990 on a tourist visa issued by the US embassy in Sudan, and gained permanent legal resident status in 1991. Abdel-Rahman has been in federal custody ever since.

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Keystone Developer Seeks Route Approval Through Nebraska

The proposed route is the same one that was reviewed by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality in 2013 and approved by then-Gov. "Safety and a respect for the environment" will guide the company's work, said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and chief executive officer.

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Cindy Crawford Responds To Amal Clooney's Baby News In The Best Way

Following confirmation from Matt Damon last week , Crawford has spoken about the happy news while on a promotional engagement in Sydney over the weekend. "She's wonderful. He hit the jackpot". "I was so happy for him, and I was like, 'How far along is she?' And he goes, 'Eight weeks'". Crawford shares a close relationship with the Clooneys, and her husband Rande Gerber is also George Clooney's business partner in tequila label Casamigos, which they launched to the public in 2013.

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Federal Judges Refuse To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes after a federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order last Friday that effectively blocked it from being implemented. The lawyer then cited the example of the terrorist group al-Shabaab based in Somalia and insisted that "the president of the USA has the authority to suspend entry of foreigners into the country in the interests of national security".

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Bill O'Reilly's Putin Comments Lead Kremlin to Call For Apology

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has moved to distance himself from Russian president Vladimir Putin , saying that he doesn't know him. "Putin's a killer", O'Reilly pushed back. In January a year ago, after a British judge ruled that Putin had "probably" authorized the murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, Trump said he saw "no evidence" the Russian president was guilty.

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Random fan scores date with Eugenie Bouchard

Feeling pretty good about the Falcons' chances, she accepted. Fast-forward a couple of hours later and the Patriots pulled of the miracle to beat the Falcons 34-28 in overtime.

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Dozens Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan Avalanches After Heavy Snowfall

Mohammad Omar Mohammadi, spokesman for the ministry of natural disasters in Afghanistan, told the AFP 54 were killed in the snow and 52 were injured. It is believed some 45 people have been killed in the Nuristan province alone. The main worldwide airport in Kabul has been closed because of snow and ice on the runway.

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Education secretary nominee seems to know little about education

DeVos is a wealthy Republican donor and activist from MI, where she has been a vocal supporter of charter schools and school choice policies. Even if she is confirmed in what some experts say is the most divisive nomination battle in the department's history, DeVos is off to an uneasy start.

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Scramble to replace Tigerair Bali flights

Tigerair Australia said on Friday it would permanently quit flying to Bali after Indonesian authorities said it would have to switch to a new operating model - one that the budget carrier said would take six months to put in place. Tigerair has warned its customer call centre is experiencing an enormous amount of calls and those affected are better off waiting to receive "proactive communications".

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Underwater Filmmaker Missing Off Florida Keys

She said her parents and her husband are in Florida helping manage search efforts, but they still need those with experience to join the search that is being co-ordinated by the U.S. "He was last seen at the surface of the water at 5pm from the dive boat". "As long as there's a chance of survival, we're going to search", Cangemi said in an interview.

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Three killed in vehicle blast in Punjab town

Investigators found a pressure cooker at the scene, which may have been used to trigger the explosions. Police officials said, based on preliminary investigations, that the twin IED blasts took place in an abandoned Maruti 800 vehicle and a scooter near Jassi's rally venue.

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Airlines Offer Full Refund in Wake of Travel Ban

The UAE's major airlines have had to turn some passengers away due to the new executive order in the United States. On Friday, Trump signed an executive order barring travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries and refugees for the following 120 days, creating chaos at airports in the United States and around the world.

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Bafta-winning Amour star Emmanuelle Riva dies aged 89

Riva died in Paris "after a long illness", her agent, Anne Alvares Correa, told AFP. Riva is most well-known for her performance in the critically-acclaimed 2012 French film Amour , for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, and won a BAFTA and C├ęsar Award.

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New Allegations: Paula Patton & Robin Thicke's Restraining Orders & Custody Battle

According to sworn statements Patton made in court, Thicke was abusing drugs and alcohol, admitted to infidelity and was violent towards her during their marriage, which lasted for almost ten years. Her attorneys cited a California law that Thicke's behaviour during their marriage made Patton now feel a "reasonable apprehension of imminent serious bodily injury to herself and the child".

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'Today' Show Shakeup: NBC Eyes Third Hour for Megyn Kelly

As has been speculated, Today's Take, the 9 a.m. hour of NBC's Today , is the odd hour out as the network looks to find a home for Megyn Kelly . So, that means Al and Tamron's " Today's Take " hour will be cut. She announced on January 3rd that she was hosting an NBC talk show during the day on weekdays and on Sunday night.

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Alec Baldwin and Trump impression to return to SNL as host

February's appearance will actually be Baldwin's first time hosting the show since 2011, that's when he surpassed Steve Martin as the person who has hosted the show the most times.

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Jennifer Lopez Spotted Cozying Up to Drake on Another Date

What do you think of Rihanna allegedly throwing a serious diss and Jennifer Lopez amid the accusations she's dating Drake as a publicity stunt? The On The Floor singer stayed tightlipped on her romance with the Hotline Bling hitmaker but did confess the pair have been in the studio together.

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Johnny Depp Thanks Fans Who "Stood By Me" Following Tumultuous Year

It is a very emotional Johnny Depp, which opened to the public for People's Choice Awards tonight with a touching message mainly for his fans: "I came here tonight for one reason and one I came here for". 'Because in all honesty we all know that none of us, especially me, would not be standing up here if it wasn't for all of you'. Heard filed for divorce in May after 15 months of marriage and days later, obtained a temporary restraining order against Depp.

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James Cameron to Reboot 'Terminator' With Tim Miller Directing

Well, with Paramount Pictures' plans to launch a new trilogy crashing and burning, Cameron is clearly looking ahead to when he regains those rights in 2019 as he's come on board to relaunch the franchise. That's what we all want anyway, right? Much like Arnold Schwarzenegger's unkillable character, the Terminator franchise may be getting a fourth shot at a reboot.

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Star Trek: Discovery has been delayed again

Actor James Frain, who played mayor Theo Galavan (aka Azrael) on Fox's " Gotham " recently has been cast for the role, sources say. Production was already scheduled to begin next week, so there is no delay on that front. Mark Lenard originated the role and returned to play Sarek many times, right up until the character's death in Season 5 of Star Trek: The Next Generation .

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Melania Trump to wear Ralph Lauren to inauguration, report says

Talley knows Trump's fashion sense first-hand and called her a "nice person". If accurate, that rock-star combo will transport Melania Trump to Inauguration Day fashion Nirvana. Thom Browne said he'd be honoured, "out of respect for the position" of first lady. This might even shape how Melania's fashion choices will shape her as an eventual style icon like Michelle Obama and Jackie O.

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Of Course "Deadpool" Is Making Fun of "For Your Consideration" Videos

Now Ryan Reynolds has set his sights on the Academy Awards, releasing on his Twitter feed Thursday a short video pitching Deadpool to Oscar voters. That is because the people who are voting for the Academy Awards are the same people who voted for the guilds that were mentioned above. After the R-rated comedy Deadpool received two Golden Globe nominations, Ryan Reynolds is now throwing the film's name into the hat for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards .

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It looks like The Weeknd has a new girlfriend

The Victoria's Secret model chose to cut off her social media ties with Justin Bieber's ex-girlfriend just hours after Selena and the "Kiss Land" singer went public with their budding romance. HollywoodLifers , do you think it's nice that Selena and The Weeknd don't care what anyone says about them? A source tells People magazine the relationship is "new and nothing serious".

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Paris police: 16 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist

At the time, a spokeswoman for Kardashian West said she was badly shaken but physically unharmed during the incident. Most were in the Paris region, while one was in the city of Rouen, further north, and another was in Grasse, in the hills behind the Riviera coast.

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Chris Brown Vs. Soulja Boy Odds Announced

Wack, who also manages Game and Ray J., said the fight will indeed take place in Dubai , this March. This fight may seem like a joke but neither have been approaching it as such. Rapper 50 Cent has been doing his part to promote this fight as well. On Tuesday, Grammy-nominated singer Kelly Price took to Instagram to announce that she will be singing the national anthem at the fight.

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Kim Kardashian Was Reportedly Robbed by Someone Close to Her

They added, 'She just wants to move on from it'. Of the 17 suspects, 14 are men and three are women. The both brothers work for UNIC limousine company that the Kardashian family often used while traveling in Paris, as reported by Us Weekly .

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'Constantine' Back As Animated Series For CW Seed With Greg Berlanti Producing

During The CW panel at the winter TCA press tour, the network announced that it will be giving a second life to Constantine on online platform The CW Seed, after the NBC series was cancelled in 2015. The series will consist of 5 or 6, 10-minute episodes and will premiere next year sometime during the 2017-18 season. There are no current plans for Ryan to make more live-action appearances on the CW's DC series but Pedowitz said that the network would like to see him back since his first ...

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Golden Globes 2017: here's all you need to know

Adams goes into Sunday's ceremony with her seventh nomination, for the heartbreaking sci-fi drama Arrival , which the actress's husband Darren Le Gallo told us made him "cry like a baby". "She has always taken roles with strong female leads, creating art by showing vulnerability and portraying truth on the big screen. It's really tricky, but we have a general idea of what we want to do with the opening, and I don't think anybody else will do that".

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Carrie Fisher's Brother Brings Prozac Pill-Shaped Urn to Debbie Reynolds' Funeral

Star Wars' Carrie Fisher and her mum Debbie Reynolds have been buried side-by-side in a private ceremony. The documentary came together after Reynolds announced she wanted to return to the stage. Her Broadway credits include her one-woman show Wishful Drinking , Agnes of God and Censored Scenes From King Kong. She made me laugh so hard. Fisher struggled with bipolar disorder.

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Floyd Mayweather is training Soulja Boy for his bout with Chris Brown

Soulja Boy said there would be a US$1 million (NZ$1.4 million) prize purse. Soulja Boy put up a post promoting the fight on Instagram on Wednesday and said in the caption: "It's going down!" Soulja accused Chris of being a deranged lunatic who snorts coke with gangbangers, while Brown asserted that his rival is a snitch.