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Lady Gaga slams Madonna for feuding through media

Lady Gaga has slammed Madonna for feuding with her through the media rather than sorting out their differences face to face.
The pop divas fell out in 2012 after Madonna called Gaga’s track Born This Way “reductive” in an interview with U.S.
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Early Halloween highway horror: Flaming pumpkins jam traffic

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. -- In an early Halloween highway horror, a truckload of burning pumpkins has been blocking traffic on a Florida interstate.
Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Steve Gaskins said in a news release that a tractor-trailer hauling pumpkins struck a guard rail on southbound Interstate 75 near Tampa early Friday, sparking a fire.
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Miss Turkey dethroned over 'unacceptable' tweet on coup

ANKARA, Turkey -- Organizers have stripped Miss Turkey 2017 of her crown over a social media posting that was deemed insulting to the memory of the 250 people killed while opposing last year's failed military coup.
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OPEC says winning battle to end oil glut

OPEC and other oil producers are clearing a glut that has weighed on crude prices for three years and may wait until January before deciding whether to extend their output curbs beyond the first quarter of 2018, ministers said on Friday.
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Shawn Mendes helps raise $100K for Mexico earthquake relief

In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mendes announced on Sept. 22, 2017, that he was launching an online fundraiser to help those affected by the Sept.
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Indiana man locked in cave for 60 hours, forgotten by group

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A 19-year-old man who spent 60 hours locked alone inside a gated southern Indiana cave says he feels lucky to be alive.
Indiana University freshman Lukas Cavar was on a spelunking trip to Sullivan Cave about 10 miles (16 kilometres) south of Bloomington when he became separated Sunday afternoon from 12 other members of the university's Caving Club.
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Tech firms and lawmakers celebrate new trans-Atlantic cable

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Lawmakers and tech industry leaders have announced the completion of a new high-speed data cable that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean.
Representatives from Facebook and Microsoft joined with Virginia's governor and two senators in Williamsburg to celebrate the cable's completion on Friday morning.
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Nova Scotia to make abortion pill available for free at pharmacies

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it will make the abortion pill available to women at no cost.
Kelly Regan, the minister responsible for the status of women, said Friday the province was “supporting more choice for women” by making Mifegymiso available by prescription starting in November.
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Ont. girl who was teased for love of bugs gets name in science journal

Sophia Spencer hated it when classmates taunted her for her love of insects, but seeing them kill her pet grasshoppers for fun was even worse.
Her first-grade peers couldn't understand what she found so fascinating about bugs of all sorts or why she'd devote spare time to catching them, reading about them, and generally carrying on like a budding entomologist.
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Driver ticketed twice in 8 minutes for using cell phone

VANCOUVER — A driver in Vancouver needed just eight minutes to rack up more than $700 in fines and eight demerit points, all because of a reluctance to put down the phone.
Vancouver Police posted a photo of the two tickets on social media, showing that within a space of barely six blocks along one of the city’s most congested streets, the driver of the rented Hyundai Accent was stopped twice for using an electronic device.
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Will and Grace back on the tube

TOP 5 RETURNING SHOWS
Will & Grace When the show originally went off the year in 2006, Will and Grace had drifted apart, Karen was left with nothing and Jack inherited Beverley Leslie's fortune. It did flash-forward, however, and Grace and Will made up, their children ended up meeting, falling for each other and eventually ended up marrying.
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Jerry Lewis 'intentionally excluded' 6 sons from his will

Jerry Lewis “intentionally excluded” his six sons from his first marriage out of his will.
The Nutty Professor star passed away on 20 August, and now The Blast have obtained a copy a the last will and testament he executed in 2012.
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