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Keeping the calf "would lead to incestuous mating and undermine the genetics of the program and species", the Animal Adventure Park's website says. April the pregnant giraffe has finally given birth after after months of anticipation. The money will be used for the care of the animals. A Farmington, New Hampshire, songwriter even posted a music video on YouTube called, "I'm Going Crazy Waiting (For A Giraffe)".
  • Boss Baby Tops Weekend Box Office

    Boss Baby Tops Weekend Box Office

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    Disney's " Beauty And the Beast " was predicted to deal $ 25 million in tickets this weekend. Sony's "Smurfs: The Lost Village" surprisingly bowed at the third place of the chart. The film features Morgan Freeman , Michael Caine and Alan Arkin in a tale about three lifelong pals who decide to knock over a bank after their pensions are canceled.
  • NDRRMC constantly monitoring effects of Batangas quake

    NDRRMC constantly monitoring effects of Batangas quake

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    The first quake, measuring 5.6-magnitude was felt around 3:07 p.m. A state of calamity means local officials can tap emergency funds and impose a price freeze on basic commodities. Movement was also felt in Batangas , Cavite and Quezon Province. "It is not at all related [to any big earthquakes]", he said. "We have not monitored any incident of that nature", Eleazar said in a text message.
  • Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

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    District Court in Baltimore. "The consent decree needs to be passed for us to feel we can call on the Baltimore Police Department without them making us into the criminals when we are the victims", said black high school student Shane-jah McCaffity.
  • Emma Stone's Promposal Teen Says Actress Shot Him Down

    Emma Stone's Promposal Teen Says Actress Shot Him Down

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    Jacob Staudenmaier recreated the opening sequence from "La La Land" to ask actress Emma Stone to his prom. "I saw La La Land and loved it a lot", the 17-year-old told ABC News Wednesday. "I thought I had to follow it up, and after seeing Emma Stone in La La Land , absolutely killing it in her performance... and especially knowing that she's from Arizona, I thought it would just be a ideal idea".
  • With Messi back, Barcelona faces free-falling Sevilla

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    Messi's pinpoint delivery found the No 9, who took a touch before unleashing an overhead kick past Rico. That allowed Sevilla to play in and around the home side's box, and only key interventions from Javier Mascherano and Ter Stegen ensured a clean sheet for the Blaugrana .
  • How credible are the Syria 'chemical' attack's conflicting narratives?

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    More than 70 people, many of whom were women and children, were killed Tuesday in a reported act of chemical warfare by the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Also, the United States should reinvest in supporting a political process that can lead to a transitional government and Assad's departure. "It crossed a lot of lines for me", Trump said at the White House.
  • Roland Corporation Founder Ikutaro Kakehashi Dead at 87

    Roland Corporation Founder Ikutaro Kakehashi Dead at 87

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    He built Roland , which he founded in 1972, into a company that makes hundreds of widely used instruments and audio devices and led it as chief executive before founding a new audio and video electronics company, ATV Corp, in 2013. The 808's unrealistic but distinctive drum sounds would make it a staple of early hip hop and dance music. In 2008, rapper and producer Kanye West solidified his love of the drum machine on his experimental and influential record, 808s & Heartbreak.
  • Simon Gotch Granted Release From WWE

    Simon Gotch Granted Release From WWE

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    The Vaudevillains instantly shot up to the top of the tag team division, and this was all before the brand split. They last appeared on SmackDown Live on February 7. WWE just announced today that they have come to a mutual agreement to release one half of the Vaudevillains , Simon Gotch, form his WWE contract.
  • 'Get Out' leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards

    'Get Out' leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards

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    Up for show of the year are "Atlanta", "Game of Thrones", " Insecure ", " Pretty Little Liars ", " Stranger Things " and "This Is Us". The network announced last month that its annual movie fête would be making room for television after 25 years of honoring the big screen with prizes as varied as best kiss , best villain and best shirtless performance.
  • White House condemns 'heinous' attack in Syria

    White House condemns 'heinous' attack in Syria

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    Reports of chemical attacks have increased in recent weeks in northern Syria, but Tuesday's attack was the deadliest since 2013, when the Syrian government used sarin gas on a suburb of its capital city, Damascus. The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons in the civil war, which has killed 310,000 people since March 2011. Claims of chemical weapons attacks, particularly the use of the chlorine agent, are not uncommon in Syria's conflict.
  • Marvel's last defender makes his entrance on Netflix

    Marvel's last defender makes his entrance on Netflix

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    The method Thomas describes has actually been put to use by Marvel comics in recent years: classic characters like Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, and others have been killed or incapacitated, only to be replaced by a character of a different gender and/or race.
  • Bob Dylan finally picks up his Nobel literature prize

    Bob Dylan finally picks up his Nobel literature prize

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    After three months from the official awards ceremony, there was no confirmation whether Dylan would attend any awards for that matter. "It went very well indeed", Ostergren said, and described Dylan as "a very nice, kind man". He is the first songwriter to receive the prestigious award. Dylan was tightlipped between songs and made no mention whatsoever about the Nobel prize.
  • Apple May Offer Premium TV Bundle With HBO And More

    Apple May Offer Premium TV Bundle With HBO And More

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    Here's Apple's latest proposal: It wants to sell consumers a premium TV bundle, which combines HBO , Showtime and Starz . Currently, subscribing to HBO, Showtime, and Starz on the Apple TV costs $15/month, $11/month, and $9/month respectively.
  • Mike Epps sorry for dancing with kangaroo on Detroit stage

    Mike Epps sorry for dancing with kangaroo on Detroit stage

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    Actor Mike Epps speaks on stage during "Uncle Buck" event during aTVfest 2016 presented by SCAD on February 7, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. The first viral video showed Stacks walking the kangaroo on a leash at a birthday party. "Yeh what's the problem now, look how nice I am 2 him!" Epps has yet to respond to the federal investigation, but he took to Instagram on Sunday (02Apr17) to apologise for causing offence with his stage act, vowing to donate concert funds to charity.
  • Will.i.am's Michelle John voted off The Voice UK

    Will.i.am's Michelle John voted off The Voice UK

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    Jamie won't go on to take the lucrative record deal with Polydor Records, but after he has made it to the finale there will no doubt be something in the pipeline for him. Adeniran's stirring performance of Unsteady had Hudson struggling to contain her emotions. GAVIN ROSSDALE hinted he has finished with The Voice after he was left the only coach with no act in the final.
  • Rod or A-Lo? Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez

    Rod or A-Lo? Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez

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    Before their new romance was in the spotlight, Lopez was reportedly seeing rapper Drake, while Rodriguez had just recently broken up with Silicon Valley tycoon Anne Wojcicki . "She loves [her] family". Rodriguez appeared on The View on Friday morning (Mar. 31, 2017) and bashfully opened up about his relationship with Lopez .
  • Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Sweden

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    When British novelist Doris Lessing was awarded the Nobel literature prize in 2007, she composed a lecture and sent it to her Swedish publisher, who read it at a ceremony in the Swedish capital. Ms Danius wrote: "The Academy has reason to believe that a taped version will be sent at a later point". Dylan had declined the invitation to attend the traditional Nobel Prize banquet and ceremony on December 10 - the date of Alfred Nobel's death -pleading other commitments.
  • Bournemouth frustrated by Arter's penalty howler

    Bournemouth frustrated by Arter's penalty howler

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    Bournemouth looked destined to snatch the points late on after winning a penalty, but Arter was unable to convert from the spot after slipping during his run up and ultimately blazing over the bar. Tadic played an incisive ball over the top of Bournemouth's defence towards Jay Rodriguez, whose shot was tipped away by Artur Boruc. Rodriguez had scored twice at Bournemouth in a 3-1 away victory in December, in perhaps his finest performance since injury disrupted his career in 2014.
  • Beckham offends Hong Kong fans for lumping them with China

    Beckham offends Hong Kong fans for lumping them with China

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    In January, the mysterious abduction of Chinese tycoon Xiao Jianhua from an apartment at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong , and the attempt by the Hong Kong government to disqualify four pro-democracy lawmakers from the legislature the following month, resulted in more fears that the city's autonomy is eroding.