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Life&Culture Obama Advised Trump In Letter To Lead Through 'Action And Example'
Author: 0 Obama Advised Trump In Letter To Lead Through 'Action And Example'

The handwritten note, folded in an envelope addressed to "Mr. President", starts with a word congratulation on a "remarkable run". "Millions have put their expectations in you, and every one of us, paying little respect to party, should seek after extended flourishing and security amid your tenure".

Life&Culture Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end
Author: 0 Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end

Abdull Warsame, a Somali-American who lives in Minnesota, is leading 420 people to hajj this year from the United States. It is the coming together of Muslims from every nation that makes Hajj so special. Speaking to Malaysian media, Asyraf said he had conveyed Malaysia's appreciation to King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud at the ruler's Aidil Adha reception for foreign dignitaries on Saturday, and at a meeting with Mecca Governor Prince Khalid al-Faisal Al-Saud on Friday.

Life&Culture Charlotte-area Muslims gather to mark holiday honoring Abraham, pilgrimage to Mecca
Author: 0 Charlotte-area Muslims gather to mark holiday honoring Abraham, pilgrimage to Mecca

He said several government ministries and private organizations have cooperated to make the hajj go off smoothly and ensure the pilgrims' comfort and safety. Authorities only segregate men and women at the Hajj in terms of sleeping arrangements. Given the huge religious significance of Hajj for individuals and communities, it is with a slight sense of unease that I observe the ever-increasing encroachment of materialism onto the occasion.

Life&Culture Jackson steps into spotlight for No. 21 Virginia Tech
Author: 0 Jackson steps into spotlight for No. 21 Virginia Tech

West Virginia must protect the football and the Mountaineer defense will need to create turnovers. While it is his first start under the college football lights, don't expect Jackson to be overwhelmed. "And I think the result is going to come down to quarterback play". I expect that he will. He didn't see defensive end Trevon Hill, however, who dropped back into coverage at the last second and notched his first career interception to end the drive.

Life&Culture Angelina Jolie Admits She 'Doesn't Enjoy Being Single'
Author: 0 Angelina Jolie Admits She 'Doesn't Enjoy Being Single'

As she continued her statement, Jolie revealed, " I don't enjoy being single. "It's not something I wanted". There's nothing nice about it. Back in 2013, Angelina underwent preventive double mastectomy . Even if you are going through chemo, you need to find the ability to love and laugh. After all this time, she now has to watch her ex-husband cozy up to his ex-wife, after his team dragged her name through the mud? The Oscar victor added that a positive outlook is essential for getting ...

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Author: 0 " "Taylor Swift releases new song "...Ready For It?"

The Grammy Award-winning singer, 27, has achieved her first United Kingdom chart-topper with her latest track. Just a few hours after its release, the song is already #1 in 32 countries . Taylor: *drops song* Me: "was not ready for it at all #READYFORIT". Touch me and you'll never be alone. NME points out that " Ready for It " is distinctly different from " Look What You Made Me Do ", which was released in August 25 with the music video now with 158 million views and counting.

Life&Culture Kid Rock slams watchdog group claims: 'Go f--- yourselves'
Author: 0 Kid Rock slams watchdog group claims: 'Go f--- yourselves'

The post is accompanied by a photo of Rock wearing a Michigan State polo and Detroit Tigers hat while holding a Coney dog and a can of Vernors. It also cites the " Kid Rock for Senate " website , which launched July 12 and is still active, as well as the failure to disclose campaign contributions as further violations.

Life&Culture Burning Man attendee jump into flames (WARNING: Disturbing Content)
Author: 0 Burning Man attendee jump into flames (WARNING: Disturbing Content)

The inferno is one of the highlights of the festival, which takes place in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, drawing crowds of 70,000 from all over the world. SHOCKING photographs have captured the moment when a man ran straight into white-hot flames at a festival. Saturday (local time) marked the height of the art and music festival celebration, where Burners had gathered to witness the lighting of the symbolic ritual burning of the huge wooden effigy.

Life&Culture Steely Dan's Walter Becker Dies At 67
Author: 0 Steely Dan's Walter Becker Dies At 67

His official website announced his death Sunday with no further details. 1972: (L-R) Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Walter Becker , David Palmer, Denny Dias, Donald Fagen and Jim Hodder of the rock band " Steely Dan " pose for a portrait in 1972.

Life&Culture This Week's Instagram Hack May Have Affected YOU — ALERT
Author: 0 This Week's Instagram Hack May Have Affected YOU — ALERT

No account passwords were exposed. They managed to find out the email address and phone number of these people but, fortunately, the passwords remained safe. According to a report on The Daily Beast the hackers, after stealing the data, launched a website and made a searchable database to provide the leaked information.

Life&Culture Taylor Swift Makes
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Makes "Very Sizable Donation" for Harvey Relief

Believe it or not, it hasn't even been a week since Taylor Swift released the most-analyzed music video maybe ever for her new song, " Look What You Made Me Do ". Taylor Swift apparently hasn't forgotten the incident. "E! News" spotted Swift in Martha's Vineyard, where one of her friends, Abigail Anderson, is getting married this weekend.

Life&Culture Omaha Public Schools helps Houston School District
Author: 0 Omaha Public Schools helps Houston School District

Instead, many fled homes flooded by the storm. But the LAO study also uncovered some problems, including the fact that only 5 percent of the state's school districts participate in the program. Football and volleyball players came out Tuesday to help with the cleanup of their school. "This waiver will give our families one less concern as they begin the process of restoring their lives", HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza told KTRK.

Life&Culture Leah Remini: Kevin James Coveted by Scientologists - But She Wouldn't Flip Him
Author: 0 Leah Remini: Kevin James Coveted by Scientologists - But She Wouldn't Flip Him

I have had no plastic surgery, but thank you for thinking that", she wrote . She further added that the organization would stop inquiring for a period of time, but would eventually persuade her to give it another try. Through her reality series on A&E (currently airing its second season), " Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath ", the actress has spoken to victims of some of the church's more abhorrent alleged behavior, as well as highlighted her own negative experience with the faith ...

Life&Culture Kendall Jenner Says Her 'Life Is Over' After Pepsi Controversy! WATCH!
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner Says Her 'Life Is Over' After Pepsi Controversy! WATCH!

The team and everyone's telling her not to, and I'm just like, 'This is wrong. Now we are hearing for the first time how badly it hurt her. You need to speak up.' She was like, 'I don't ever want to show that footage of me crying'. A woman wearing a nose-ring and a traditional Muslim headscarf takes a photograph and everybody cheers. Be sure to watch all of the action when E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians 10-Year Anniversary Special airs Sunday, September 24, at 9pm ET and when ...

Life&Culture Colts' official website offers hilarious note on Jacoby Brissett trade
Author: 0 Colts' official website offers hilarious note on Jacoby Brissett trade

The Colts badly needed help at the quarterback position, as Andrew Luck remains unlikely to play in Week 1. "Having been drafted by former general manager Ryan Grigson in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the 5'10", 185 pound blazing fast wideout had just 33 receptions for 528 receiving yards and 2 touchdown receptions this past season in 15 games (7 starts).

Life&Culture 'Star Wars' Han Solo Spinoff Adds Paul Bettany
Author: 0 'Star Wars' Han Solo Spinoff Adds Paul Bettany

This is the third time director Ron Howard and the British actor are collaborating for a movie. While sharing a photograph of himself with Bettany on the set, Howard wrote: "The Outer Rim just got a little bit wilder". No one can honestly speak to how this tactic will affect the Han Solo movie, but anyone who watched Rogue One carefully could see how the sublimity, rhythm, and scope of Edwards' vision was sacrificed in the name of rote nostalgia and mundane, obvious plotting.

Life&Culture It's a Baby Girl for Serena Williams & Fiancé Alexis Ohanian!
Author: 0 It's a Baby Girl for Serena Williams & Fiancé Alexis Ohanian!

Williams has shared photos and stories of her pregnancy on her social media accounts, although she accidentally announced her pregnancy in April on Snapchat by captioning a photo "20 weeks". The US Open tweeted a video message of congratulations to the tennis star at the news. I am so happy for you and I feel your emotion. "Obviously I am super excited and words can't describe it", Venus Williams said.

Author: 0 Season finale breaks viewership records

Initial reports suggest that the series will be an open world RPG, the genre is also coincidentally the reason for most of Bethesda's success. Euron has greater goal in the books when he returned to the Iron Islands, so many fans are wondering why Game of Thrones has sent him across the Narrow Sea.

Life&Culture Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits, Disney and Lucasfilm Channels Star Wars
Author: 0 Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits, Disney and Lucasfilm Channels Star Wars

Apart from a almost "life-sized" BB-8 droid - that follows you remotely and otherwise acts like the cute rolling robot - Silver says one hot toy from this year's unveiling is as educational as it is fun. All of these figures will be available before Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theatres this December. A small collection of Lego Star Wars Watches for Kids are also on sale.

Life&Culture Here's How Disney Plans To Get You Into Stores On 'Force Friday'
Author: 0 Here's How Disney Plans To Get You Into Stores On 'Force Friday'

Surely more updates will be coming when Force Friday II is unleashed later this week, so stay tuned. But enough talk. You want to hear more about " Star Wars ". Jedi Challenges features a smartphone-powered Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Tracking Beacon, Lightsaber controller, and hours of Star Wars gameplay.

Life&Culture Princes mark anniversary of Diana's death
Author: 0 Princes mark anniversary of Diana's death

After their visit to garden, the Duchess returned home but Duke William and Prince Harry continued to pay their respects to their mother by visiting a makeshift memorial at the gates of Kensington Palace. Her children Princes William and Harry on Wednesday greeted the steady stream of well-wishers bringing floral tributes to the gates of London's Kensington Palace, where they grew up with the princess.

Life&Culture Blake Lively Celebrates 30th Birthday With Anna Kendrick
Author: 0 Blake Lively Celebrates 30th Birthday With Anna Kendrick

He's done similar jokes in the past, even on his kids... And she's made me a more empathetic person. The comedic actor posted a photo of the pair on a red carpet on Instagram- but hilariously cropped out most of his wife's body, captioning it, "Happy Birthday to my wonderful wife".

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