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October 3rd was the day former president Barack Obama and wife Michelle celebrated their 25th anniversary . But because of the former first lady’s increasingly busy speaking schedule, Mrs. O was sitting down with super-producer Shonda Rhimes at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia on Tuesday night instead of a romantic dinner with her husband. So the president pulled a modified Kanye West and crashed the stage with a message for his wife. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2-jr11fTdU “The idea that you would put up with me for a quarter of a century is a remarkable testament to what a saintly, wonderful, patient…

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The President Donald Trump administration is among the 13 countries to have voted against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for having gay sex. America joined countries such as China, Iraq and Saudi Arabia in opposing the move. The Human Rights Council resolution condemned the “imposition of the death penalty as a sanction for specific forms of conduct, such as apostasy, blasphemy, adultery and consensual same-sex relations”. It attacked the use of execution against persons with “mental or intellectual disabilities, persons below 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the crime, and pregnant women”.…

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The Queen and Prince Philip were “saddened” to hear of the shooting in Las Vegas. The incident carried out by Stephen Paddock got 59 people dead and another 527 injured.   The monarch released a message to the victims of the tragedy, saying: “Prince Philip and I were saddened to learn of the terrible attack in Las Vegas. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and those who have been injured.” This  was the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Celebrities around the world have reacted to the tragedy, expressing their shock and sadness on Twitter…

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The United States of America may have suffered  the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history, but the Republicans are still moving forward with a bill that will make it easier for people to buy firearm suppressors. According to the San Francisco, reports that House Republicans most likely have enough votes to repeal 80 years of federal regulations preventing the purchasing of silencers. But in reality, “What [a suppressor] does is it disperses the sound, so you can’t identify where the sound is coming from,” Democratic Rep. Mike Thompson explained to the Chronicle. “It puts both law enforcement and the…

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Televangelist Pat Robertson , who ran for President in 1991 and lost, has taken a clean shot at Democrats. He is blaming democrats for the Las Vegas mass shooting. “Violence in the streets, ladies and gentlemen. Why is it happening?” he asked. “The fact that we have disrespect for authority; there is profound disrespect for our president, all across this nation they say terrible things about him. It’s in the news, it’s in other places. There is disrespect now for our national anthem, disrespect for our veterans, disrespect for the institutions of our government, disrespect for the court system. All…

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Finally, Saturday Night Live is back with Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump impression. for its 43rd season. The episode’s cold open sketch knocked Trump for his response to the crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurrican Maria. The sketch found Baldwin’s Trump in the Oval Office, returned from golfing in New Jersey. “Sometimes when you’re president you have to make sacrifices, so I skipped the back nine,” he said to Aidy Bryant as Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Taking a call from San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz (Melissa Villaseñor) he says, “You should have paid your bills. FEMA takes a few days unless…

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Former first lady Michelle Obama recently talked about women who voted for President Donald Trump instead of Hillary Clinton, but some women are not happy about that. “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice,” Obama told the audience recently at a marketing conference in Boston. However, Tammy Bruce is not happy with this: And what exactly does that mean? After all, the feminist movement was about women becoming free to be able to make choices that best suited us. I don’t remember any discussion that our independence really meant we should do whatever Hillary Clinton…

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A cancer survivor , Claudia Sierra, 42, from Houston in Texas ,who suffered years of cruel taunts over her appearance and looking ‘old for her age’ has had a $50,000 (£37,000) transformation to look like Melania Trump. Sierra feels as though she’s been ‘reborn’ since her surgeries to make her a doppelganger of the First Lady and can finally let go of pain caused by decades of verbal abuse. Claudia sought the help of Dr. Franklin Rose, of Utopia Plastic Surgery, who performed $50,000 worth of surgery including breast augmentation, a tummy tuck, liposuction, Brazilian butt lift, eyelid lift and…

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The President’s Department of Justice has appeared in a federal court to argue that employers should be able to fire people for being gay. Skydiving company Altitude Express is being sued after a former instructor, Donald Zarda, alleged he was sacked in 2010 over his sexual orientation. All 13 judges of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City are expected to decide if a provision of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that prevents discrimination based on gender also applies to sexual orientation, reports Vice News. Hashim Mooppan, the Justice Department lawyer in the case, told the court:…

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