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Netflix testing out a "Skip Intro" feature to enable smoother binging

Depending on your device, Netflix may automatically skip the introductions on some platforms when you're binge-watching a show, but generally you're going to be stuck with that intro time and again. PC Magazine reports that the streaming site is also looking to replace its rating system from its current 5 stars to a thumbs up or thumbs down. We've reached out to the company asking for more information. Read More

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New footage raises questions about police killing of Michael Brown

New footage raises questions about police killing of Michael Brown

The documentary contains footage the filmmaker's director, Jason Pollock , says shows Brown arranged an exchange of marijuana for cigarillos with other store clerks, hours before he returned to the market to collect the merchandise. "The footage shows Mr". Previously, it had been disputed between the Brown family's lawyers, police and witnesses as to what exactly happened at the store. Read More

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Where Will Trump Donate His Presidential Salary?

Where Will Trump Donate His Presidential Salary?

While the term deep state typically refers to longtime government officials, especially in the military or intelligence agencies, Spicer tried to characterize it as Obama loyalists throughout the government. shared The Daily Caller 's post and I love this answer. "If the administration truly believes that President Obama illegally eavesdropped on the Trump campaign and wants our committee to investigate the matter, they should join my call on Director Comey to answer any question put to ... Read More

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Netherlands bars Turkish minister's plane

Netherlands bars Turkish minister's plane

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks were made at a rally in Istanbul, as he now hopes to secure a "Yes" vote in a referendum over whether he be granted increased powers. Çavuşoğlu was due to speak at a rally in Rotterdam on Saturday (11 March), but Germany and the Netherlands have resisted pro-Erdoğan demonstrations in their countries, claiming they are a security threat. Read More

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Here's how Jennifer Lopez' 'dates' with Alex Rodriguez and Drake are linked

Here's how Jennifer Lopez' 'dates' with Alex Rodriguez and Drake are linked

The Daily News reports they've been together for four months. Rodriguez, meanwhile, had most recently been dating Anne Wojcicki, the CEO of a genetic testing firm and ex-wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin. 'For now, it's just fun, ' the source added . The former baseball star has also been romantically linked over the years to actresses like Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson, as well as retired wrestler Torrie Wilson. Read More

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'Logan' unlike other superhero movies

'Logan' unlike other superhero movies

Yet as it turns out, the newest superhero movie to hit theaters, Logan, doesn't have a post-credits scene, so fans can head out the moment the movie's real ending comes to a halt. Unlike the MCU over at Disney - where every film has been carefully crafted to fit perfectly with all the other films - the X-Men films have never cared much about maintaining a consistent continuity. Read More

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The last of Wolverine: Logan leaves a legacy

To do the film, Mangold said in a recent phone conversation from New York City, that sort of narrative was a must. Logan - better known to you and me as the Wolverine - is living in a drunkards hell. While attempting to seclude himself from the world, Logan is approached by a young mutant with powers extremely similar to his. When the bad guys with guns show up, Logan takes off with Laura and Charles on an epic road trip to a safe haven that may or may not actually exist. Read More

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Paul Ryan: 'We're On a Rescue Mission' for Obamacare

Paul Ryan: 'We're On a Rescue Mission' for Obamacare

We have to reform them for the next generation". "We need to make sure that nothing happened that shouldn't have happened as we go forward", Ryan said during a televised interview Tuesday with NBC's Today show . "The intelligence agencies have not provided me or the committee any information about those three Americans communicating with Russians", Nunes said. Read More

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Foo Fighters To Play Secret Somerset Gig Tonight?

Foo Fighters To Play Secret Somerset Gig Tonight?

The massive yearly fest is set for June 21-25 this year. In a video, event organisers pulled up to the location of Glastonbury at Worthy Farm only to find the band sitting ready to perform, four months early. Are you excited about the prospect of new Foo Fighters music? The only now confirmed headliner for this year's festival is Radiohead, with Ed Sheeran also strongly rumoured. Read More

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How will cuts to penalty rates affect you?

How will cuts to penalty rates affect you?

Australian Council of Trade Unions president Ged Kearney said it was a "bad day for working Australians" who 'won't be able to survive on a 25 or 30 per cent pay cut'. The Fair Work Commission acknowledged that a substantial proportion of employees affected are low paid. "I work weekends and study through the week", says Elias, who has worked in a Sydney bookstore for four years (he declined to give his last name). Read More

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Barcelona police fire shots to stop speeding gas tank truck

Barcelona police fire shots to stop speeding gas tank truck

Jane said that the driver, who was not hurt, had been detained and charged with "stealing a vehicle, attacking police agents, reckless driving, causing injury and damage". He has reportedly been arrested, with authorities evaluating his mental health. Berggren is being held in a psychiatric centre while Spanish police await information from their Swedish colleagues on whether he has any criminal convictions there. Read More

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'The Great Wall' Surprised Me with its Epic Sets and Deadly Monsters

The warning is about the mythical mass of marauding monsters that is sweeping down northern China but it could just as easily be for the kind of Hollywood-China collaboration that is " The Great Wall ". The Great Wall might not even have the highest-grossing weekend for a new release, with the comedy Fist Fight expected to pull in as much as $22 million in its opening weekend. Read More

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