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Alec Baldwin steps away from Twitter; will he appear on SNL?

Alec Baldwin steps away from Twitter; will he appear on SNL?

I'm not the first person to say this - but many many people are rightfully focusing on this, but there is some veneer to it of complexity because they can't get the guy they really want to get. Baldwin has attracted attention after the interview for his friendships with Roman Polanski and James Toback , the latter of whom has been accused of sexual misconduct by hundreds of women.


India beat China in thriller to win 2017 Women's Asia Cup hockey

India beat China in thriller to win 2017 Women's Asia Cup hockey

India's women hockey team started the semifinal with a bang in the 7th minute with a successful penalty corner by Deep Grace. In the final game in the 2017 edition, both teams were tied at 1-1 before going for the penalty shootout where India won 5-4.


The Decline of Isis Control Across Iraq and Syria in Maps

The Decline of Isis Control Across Iraq and Syria in Maps

A Syrian state television and a military source have announced the complete recapture of Deir Az Zor city from ISIL, their last stronghold. Gaining control of Deir Ezzor was a significant victory for the Syrian government, and followed ISIS' ousting from Raqqa, the de facto capital of the caliphate.


HK to enact National Anthem Law through local legislation

HK to enact National Anthem Law through local legislation

This most recent move comes after China recently tightened restrictions on when and where people can play the national anthem. BEIJING (AP) - China's rubber-stamp legislature on Saturday made disrespecting the national anthem a criminal offense punishable by up to three years in prison amid rising nationalist appeals from the ruling Communist Party under the leadership of President Xi Jinping .


Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

Mendelssohn wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

Whatever is comfortable (for the horse). The defending Classic champion, Arrogate had beaten Gun Runner in two previous meetings. "We're all very sorry, especially for the fans, but it was in the best interest of the horse". The 13-race, season-ending championships started with four races Friday. "I take the blame for him getting beat the first time". The Steve Asmussen-trained Gun Runner, who has gone from strength to strength since he was bested by Bob Baffert's Arrogate in the Dubai ...