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Damon slams Weinstein, defends Louis CK

GOOD Will Hunting star Matt Damon has ripped into Harvey Weinstein over a series of rape and sexual harassment allegations, as he warned against treating those accused of sexual misconduct the same way. Damon said Harvey Weinstein was at one end of the spectrum, while comedian Louis CK and Democrat …

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Pizza Hut driver brutally murdered

FAST food chain Pizza Hut is offering up to a $10,000 ($A13,000) reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest in the mysterious shooting death of one of its Kansas delivery drivers. Hasan Rahman, 26, was found shot to death in the trunk of his car in Wichita, south-central …

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Rodman: Kim is ‘probably a madman’

FORMER American basketball legend Dennis Rodman has finally admitted his “best friend” Kim Jong-un is “probably a madman” — but says he still enjoys singing karaoke with the crackpot dictator. And the ex-NBA superstar has also revealed the first thing the North Korean leader asked him when they met was: …

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Trumps pose for first Christmas portrait

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and his wife Melania have posed for their first official Christmas portrait. The Trumps’ 2017 Christmas portrait was revealed on Mrs Trump’s Twitter page and the festive photo sees the president flashing a bright smile. The couple posed for the photograph in the Cross Hall of …

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Judd, Sorvino ‘blocked from Lord of the Rings’

PETER Jackson has revealed the extent of Harvey Weinstein’s smear campaign against those women he is reported to have sexually harassed. The Hobbit director told Stuff.co.nz when he was pitching his idea for the Lord of the Rings trilogy with Weinstein’s then-company Miramax, he was steered away from casting both …

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Tillerson backtracks on N. Korea talks

AMERICA’S top diplomat stepped back from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s declaration before the UN Security Council marked a stunning reversal after he proposed discussions with …

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Greek prince makes acting debut

MEGHAN Markle has quit her acting career to focus on official duties with Harry, but it looks as if there’s another royal acting star on the rise. Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece had his debut on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. His mother Marie-Chantal and father Pavlos, …

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Second actress named as ‘cult member’

A SECOND Hollywood actress has been named as an alleged member of the sinister cult that blackmails and brands women. The Sun reports that Battlestar Galactica’s Nicki Clyne is a member of the secretive NXIVM slave cult, also known as DOS — and has been branded with leader Keith Raniere’s …

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Killer gay porn star gets life sentence

GAY porn star David Enrique Meza, 27, has been jailed for life plus 20 years in San Diego for the 2015 murder of 52-year-old Texas millionaire Jake Merendino. At Meza’s sentencing Judge Jeffrey Miller said the long sentence was because “this murder was shockingly evil — excessively so.” “If we …

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Surprise omission in $1b ‘fortress’

IT’S not quite Trump Tower and there’s no gold in sight, but the new US Embassy in London is one the President would surely approve of. The $1.3 billion “fortress” is the most expensive the country has ever built, with triple-glazed blastproof walls, a Faraday cage to prevent electronic eavesdropping …

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