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Democrat Donor Amy Pascal Jokes About Obama's Race In Leaked Email


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Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race in a leaked email conversation, riffing on whether Pascal should ask the President if he liked Django Unchaind, 12 Years a Slave or The Butler [all films featuring prominent roles for African Americans] at a fundraising breakfast hosted by DreamWorks Jeffrey Katzenberg.

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"Would he like to finance some movies," Rudin suggested after Pascal asked what she should ask the President.

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Democrat Donor Amy Pascal Jokes About Obama's Race In Leaked Email


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Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race in a leaked email conversation, riffing on whether Pascal should ask the President if he liked Django Unchaind, 12 Years a Slave or The Butler [all films featuring prominent roles for African Americans] at a fundraising breakfast hosted by DreamWorks Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Chiwetel EjioforHas President Obama seeing '12 Years a Slave'?

"Would he like to finance some movies," Rudin suggested after Pascal asked what she should ask the President.

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Barack And Michelle Obama's First Date To Get The Hollywood Treatment With Upcoming Movie


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The first date between future president of the United States Barack Obama and lawyer Michelle Robinson is to be made into a feature film, according to a report by Deadline. The site writes that the film based couple’s famous first date will beginning shooting next year, with Get On Up’s Tika Sumpter already cast as Michelle.

Barack Obama and wife MichelleThe beginnings of the Obama's love story is set to hit the big screen

The film will be titled Southside with You and is described as a drama in the vein of Before Sunrise. The role of President Obama has yet to be cast.

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Musicians, Celebrities And World Leaders Unite To Fight Poverty At Global Citizen Festival


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So there’s SXSW for the hipsters, Coachella for the fashionable crowd… and then there’s the Global Citizen music festival, which has a different vibe altogether. Held in Central Park, the third annual event featured the likes of Beyonce, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, No Doubt, Sting and fun. The star-packed festival is free to attend and sets itself the ambitious goal of “erasing poverty by 2030.”

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After their On The Run success, Bey and Jay graced the Central Park stage in honor of a good cause.

So here’s how it works. The acts all performed for free, with brief speeches by the likes of Jessica Alba, Hugh Jackman and Olivia Wilde speaking in between performances. It was an exercise in raising awareness and putting pressure on world leaders to enact more effective policies on equality. Attendees were also encouraged to take the pledge, which would earn them points to put towards VIP entry.

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Over A Year Later, Jay Z And Beyonce's Anniversary Trip To Cuba Got The "Okay" From The Treasury Dept


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Cue the “no longer On The Run” jokes, as Beyonce and Jay Z are off the hook for their 2013 trip to Cuba. The Treasury Department’s Office of Inspector General  released a nine-page report on Wednesday, detailing its decision that Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Shawn Carter did NOT violate any laws, when they traveled to the country last year to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

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It's ok, the Carters got the "all clear" from the treasury department.

In April 2013, the Carters’ trip to Cuba sparked widespread controversy. Because of the US embargo, tourism to the country is permitted only under a special license. Suspicions were raised that the couple’s visit to the island nation was in fact illegal – because the two engaged in recreational activities such as a welcome dinner, a walking tour of various Cuban neighborhoods and visits to see student artwork and theater performances, the couple were accused of violating the terms of their educational exchange permit. The story got such wide coverage, that Jay Z was prompted to pen an open letter to his critics and mention the incident in a song (also titled Open Letter). In the song, the rapper implied that he and Beyonce had received clearance from the POTUS himself, although the White House later denied giving permission. The new report rebuffs all claims that the Carters' trip violated the embargo.

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George Clooney To Enter Politics - Running For Governor Of California In 2018?


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George Clooney may be going into politics full time, according to numerous sources. The 53-year-old actor could be running for Governor of California and following in the footsteps of actors such as Arnold Schwarzengger and Ronald Reagan who also held the position.

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George Clooney may be running for Governor of California.

According to the Mirror, Clooney is being considered by the Democrat party for the 2018 governorship race. Clooney is political active and has been involved in numerous campaigns for human rights in Syria and Sudan. Sources speaking to the paper said Clooney's support.

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Mistaken For Strangers Trailer


Brooklyn-based indie rockers The National quickly rose to fame in 2010 with the release of 'High Violet'; their fifth studio album and their first release with 4AD records which shot to number three on the US Billboard 200 chart. Three years later they unveiled 'Trouble Will Find Me' which also peaked at number three and they have been selling out shows all around the world. The band are seen as a band of brothers, with guitarist siblings Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner, and bassist Scott Devendorf and drummer Bryan Devendorf. Singer Matt Berninger's brother has largely been left out of the spotlight - until now. 2010 saw them truly reach live stardom with their major US, UK and Europe tour which was largely sold out, and to make life on the road a little more interesting, Matt invited his metalhead brother Tom along for the ride - equipped, of course, with his trusty video camera.

'Mistaken For Strangers' is the result; a documentary directed by Tom Berninger in his filmmaking debut and full to bursting with interviews full of nonsensical questions, brotherly tension and self-discovery for our documentary-maker whose ambitions were initially doubted by his family. It's an emotional journey that earned Tom a nomination for a Free Spirit Award at the Warsaw International Film Festival. The movie is set to hit UK cinemas on June 27th 2014.

Click here to read Mistaken For Strangers movie review

President Obama Expresses His Admiration For 'The Witcher'


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We already know the President of The United States is into his TV; he’s talked about House of Cards, Game of Thrones and True Detective before. He’s just a guy like any of us, right? And now he’s been waxing lyrical about The Witcher, a sequel for which a sequel for which -  The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - is scheduled to launch in February 2015.

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Obama saw the game, and was quick to praise the Polish artistry behind it. "The last time I was here, Donald (Polish prime minister) gave me a gift, the video game developed here in Poland that's won fans the world over, The Witcher," Obama said.

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Read George Clooney's Take On His War Of Words With Steve Wynn


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George Clooney's heated and very public disagreement with Casino mogul Steve Wynn continues with Clooney adding more fuel to the fire in a statement released yesterday (May 2nd).

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George Clooney has responded to Steve Wynn's claims he is "molly coddled".

Clooney and Wynn allegedly had a disagreement last month in Las Vegas after Wynn allegedly called President Barack Obama an "a******".  The incident allegedly occurred on April 23rd when Clooney attended a group dinner along with Wynn.

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Frankie Knuckles Honoured By President Barack Obama And First Lady In Sweet Letter


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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have paid tribute to the late DJ and record producer, Frankie Knuckles, who passed away at the end of March aged 59 due to complications related to diabetes. Barack and Michelle sent a signed letter addressed to "the friends and family of Frankie Knuckles," expressing their sadness and sympathies.

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DJ Frankie Knuckles Has Been Honoured By The US President & First Lady.

Dubbed "the Godfather of House," Knuckles was famed for his pioneering work in house music, which originated in the 1980s underground dance scene in Chicago, after he learned to DJ growing up in New York. It was Chicago where The Bronx-born music star, who was born Francis Nicholls, settled, worked and later died, and this is where the presidential letter was addressed.

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President Obama Shows Comedic Side In 'Between Two Ferns' Web Series Appearance With Zach Galifianakis [Video]


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President Barack Obama has achieved a first for any of the previous heads of state.

The President of the United States made a rare appearance on Zach Galifianakis's hilarious web series show 'Between Two Ferns', which streams on the website Funny or Die.

Galifianakis, who is known for his role as Alan in 'The Hangover' franchise, acts as the host of the semi-fake talk-show, and this Tuesday's episode saw his biggest guest to date.

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Bill O'Reilly Discusses The Influence Of Gangsta Rappers


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On Thursday, President Obama launched the new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative. The program asks for public and private entities to develop more opportunities to aid young minority men. The initiative would also breakdown social conditions which hinder them such as impoverishment and imprisonment with disproportionate numbers. 

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Bill O'Reilly discusses the impact of "gangsta rap" on children

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Obama Watches 'House Of Cards' And 'True Detective', Think About What That Means.


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Barack Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of The United States of America was a tremendous stepping-stone for the western world; a black man in charge of the free world - it was exhilarating. His reputation hasn’t remained entirely unblemished, though, and with a string of political controversies plaguing his tenure at the oval office, opinion isn’t so rosy any more.

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One of Obama’s integral selling points to voters is his communication with young people. He was supported by the likes of Matt Damon and Jay-Z in his election campaign back in 2008, and before his win in 2009 to become America’s first black president, the youth were firmly behind him.

All of this; everything I’ve just said, means nothing because Barack Obama watches 'House of Cards' and 'True Detective' – my two favourite things at the moment. Just think – for a second – think about what that means.

It means someone, somewhere, sorted out a Netflix account for Mr. Obama

There’s no way Obama logged on to Netflix, typed his card details and started a free one-month trial with Netflix. Some spotty assistant did it, and knows the details. They’re probably [email protected], and the password is probably democraticz. Just imagine that.

It means Obama watches Kevin Spacey manipulate the political landscape, and finds it entertaining

Obama loves House of Cards. He Tweeted out telling people not to spoil it as Netflix put whole seasons of their original content at once. We’re obviously choosing to ignore the fact that Obama probably did this as a publicity stunt to maintain the vote of the youth – old people don’t even know what House of Cards is, so ignore it and assume he’s talking about a book.

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"The Monuments Men" Screens For President Obama At The White House's Family Theater


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The Monuments Men – the Matt Damon and George Clooney-starring flick about a World War II platoon charged with protecting important works of art – was screened at a private White House event on Tuesday night. The movie follows the band of soldiers, as they are ordered by president Roosevelt to go into Germany to rescue masterpieces stolen by Nazis.

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The movie stars a brilliant cast, which includes Clooney, Damon, John Goodman and Bill Murray, among others.

The movie was written and produced by Clooney, a generous donor to Obama's political campaigns, and Grant Heslov. While Clooney is a longtime supporter of Obama and hosted a fundraiser for his reelection at his Studio City home in May 2012. Damon on the other hand, has expressed his disillusionment with the president and his policies before. Most recently, Damon told BET last year that Obama "broke up with him," and he expressed concerns about U.S. drone operations under Obama and revelations by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about the agency's spying programs. To that valid criticism, Obama responded with some of his own: "Matt Damon said he was disappointed in my performance. Well, Matt, I just saw The Adjustment Bureau, so right back atcha, buddy!"

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Why Was Bradley Cooper Forced To Go Commando To White House State Dinner?


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Bradley Cooper has revealed that he attended a White House state dinner in honour of the French President Francois Hollande...completely commando. The 39-year-old actor told Ellen that he met President Barack Obama and other state officials whilst he wasn't wearing any underwear. That's not the only reason the event was particularly uncomfortable at the event: he admitted to wearing a tuxedo so tight he could barely breathe.

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Bradley Cooper Has Revealed He Went Commando At A Formal White House Dinner.

Cooper fans who know him from his mischief-making movies, such as The Hangover, may assume that going commando around such distinguished company was all part of a stunt or a dare. However, fans who have read this article will know that that wouldn't be part of his character at all. So what really happened?

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President Obama Requests "No Spoilers" For 'House Of Cards' Season 2


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President Barack Obama has requested that America, and the rest of the world for that matter, keep any news of House of Cards season 2 to themselves, at least until he has time to watch it!

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President Barack Obama tweets "No spoilers, please."

President Obama took to Twitter on Thursday (13th February), evidently excited about the release of the second season of the hit drama on Netflix. The President tweeted "Tomorrow: House of Cards. No spoilers, please."

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Hugh Jackman Joined The Obamas To Celebrate 'Christmas In Washington' Concert


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The Obamas were getting into the Christmas spirit on Sunday night (Dec 15th) as they attended the 32nd annual holiday concert 'Christmas In Washington'.

The concert, which is aimed to benefit the Children's National Medical Center, was hosted by 'X-Men' star Hugh Jackman.

The concert boosted musical performers such as Backstreet Boys, who played their holiday hits 'Christmas Time' and 'It's Christmas Time Again', Cheryl Crow, Janelle Monae and actress Anna Kendrick, (via USA TODAY).

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Miley Cyrus & Barack Obama Among GQ's 'Least Influential' List


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Dennis Rodman topped one of the least desirable end of year lists going, as GQ placed the North Korea-infatuated former NBA star at the top of their annual 'Least Influential People' list. Rodman took home the dubious honour, which was awarded to Mitt Romney last year, beating politicians, pop stars, actors and actresses to the top spot thanks to his strange connection with North Korea and its dictator Kim Jong Un.

Described as a "Q-list celebrity willing to commit borderline treason just to hang out with a dictator who himself aspires to be a Q-list celebrity," by QG (reprinted by the Associated Press), Rodman won't be letter his minute influence get in the way of continuing his self-imposed peace mission in the dictatorship as he continues to travel back and forth to the Asian nation. Rodman revealed this week that he intends on going back to North Korea for the umpteenth time next month, this time going for an exhibition basketball tour.

Disgraced celebrity chef Paula Deen took the number two spot, with her racial slurs and subsequent court case with a former employee seeing her once glittering cooking empire crumble around her. The racist restauranteur was followed closely by former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose sexting exploits returned to the news for a second time whilst he was running for the New York mayorship in July. GQ described the horny Democrat as " the saddest lecher in American politics, and that's saying something, because they're all lechers."

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Oprah Winfrey Refuses To Sell ObamaCare For President Obama - Is A Feud With Michelle Obama To Blame?


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Oprah Winfrey is known for her generosity and warm spirit, but when it comes to affordable healthcare for the United State's most needy citizen, it turns out she is as cold hearted as a Republican congressman. At least, that's how it appears on the surface, however the Queen of daytime chat may have another reason for not supporting ObamaCare after all.

Oprah was approached by President Obama to become one of the celebrity spokespersons for ObamaCare, but apparently told the President that she wanted nothing to do with the progressive piece of legislation. A known supporter of President Barrack Obama, Oprah campaigned around the clock during his 2008 election, but it seems that over the years her opinions on the most powerful man on the planet have changed somewhat.

As initially reported by the New York Post, Oprah spurned the chance to join the many celebrities already supporting the Affordable Care Act; a piece of legislation that aims on providing healthcare for the country's most vulnerable and financially challenged citizens. Already, the inclusive bill has gained celebrity backing from Nina Dobrev, Jennifer Hudson and a host of other well-known names, but Oprah wanted nothing to do with the campaign.

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Jennifer Hudson Spoof's Kerry Washington's 'Scandal' In Support Of Obamacare [Video]


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With the launch of its new Affordable Care Act (ACA), AKA Obamacare, The White House needed a little help making the information of its new healthcare scheme accessible. Realising most youngsters spend their time of the internet these days, White House officials invited a group of celebrities to sit and discuss ways of communicating the aims and benefits of Obamacare through pop culture.

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Jennifer Hudson Used Her Talents As Actress & Comedian To Help Educate People.

Jennifer Hudson, Amy Poehler, and representatives for both Alicia Keys and Oprah Winfrey headed to The White House to form strategies of introducing Obamacare to the younger generations without making it seem like a lecture.

Continue reading: Jennifer Hudson Spoof's Kerry Washington's 'Scandal' In Support Of Obamacare [Video]

Jennifer Hudson Promotes Obamacare With 'Scandal' Spoof


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Jennifer Hudson and the online team over at Funny Or Die hooked up for a scandalous campaign promoting the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is more widely known. Spoofing the hit ABC series Scandal, the Oscar-winner parodied Kerry Washington's character from the political drama in a promotional bid to further explain the long-fought-for piece of health care legislation.

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Hudson teamed up with Funny or Die for the Obamacare promotional video

Donning an Olivia Pope-esque white trenchcoat, Hudson looked every inch the crisis manager as she met with various in-need people across Washington D.C. to tell them about the numerous benefits afforded to them thanks to Obamacare. Initially meeting with a shady-looking government official-type who asks whether she's "the fixer," to which she tells him, "I prefer covert scandal manager."

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Russian Anti-LGBT Legislation Leads Wentworth Miller To Come Out As Gay


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Wentworth Miller, the 41-year-old star of Prison Break, has come out as gay in the most admirable way possible. Instead of doing it by tweet or even a statement via a publicist, Miller penned a letter to the St. Petersburg Film Festival, in which he declined being the guest of honor and even attending, due to the Russian government’s attitude towards LGBT men and women.

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Miller's confirmation of his homosexuality was beside the point of his letter.

"I am deeply troubled by the current attitude toward and treatment of gay men and women by the Russian government," the text of Miller’s letter, made available by ABC News, reads. "The situation is in no way acceptable, and I cannot in good conscience participate in a celebratory occasion hosted by a country where people like myself are being systematically denied their basic right to live and love openly."

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From Duck Dynasty To Politics? Willie Robertson 'Should' Run For Congress


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Willie Robertson is being encouraged to run for congress in Louisiana following his popularity from Duck Dynasty, the A&E reality TV show. “My boys want to run Willie Robertson for the seat," said a key outside advisor to House GOP leadership, according to The Washington Examiner.

The seat has been the seat given up by retiring Republican Rep. Rodney Alexander, and the word is that Roberton has the reputation and popularity to regain the seat for the republicans. While a spokesman for the Robertson family didn't return a request for comment, it is thought the TV celeb won’t want to leave his current situation and dive into the minefield that is the political game.

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Bill Clinton Wants "To Get Nasty" In 'Blurred Lines' Cover Video


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Ok, well it's not really Bill Clinton covering Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' but presidential speech mixtape maker Barackdubs has done some clever editing, watched hours of Clinton footage and come up with a pretty neat video that seems to show the USA's 42nd president reciting the sordid lyrics of the R&B pop star's hit song.

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Bill Clinton Wants To Get Nasty With Democrat Voters.

"I know you want it/I know you want it/you're a good girl," 'sings' Clinton over edited shots of his speeches with a quick cameo from current president Barack Obama. The popular 66 year-old politician hasn't commented upon, shown support for, or even acknowledged the existence of the frankly hilarious video which is perhaps just as well.

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Mos Def's Guantanamo Bay Treatment - Rapper Endures Force Feeding


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In an experiment designed to reveal the true extent of what Guantanamo Bay prisoners are going through, Yasiin Bey – better known by his previous rap pseudonym Mos Def – underwent the mandatory, standard practice of force-feeding.

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What followed were distressing scenes: Guantanamo doctors inserted a tube up Bey’s nose, feeding him a fluid, presumably with enough nourishment to keep hunger-striking inmates alive. Force feeding aren’t hunger strikes a new thing at Guantanamo, but Islamic tradition of Ramadan has polarized the practice, with Islamic groups lobbying the U.S government to stop doing it during this period. They have responded in kind, only force-feeding inmates at night.

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Shannon Richardson: Did She Send Real 'Poison Pen Letters' To Barack Obama?


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Shannon Richardson has been indicted for sending poisoned letters to US president Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The letters were not only threatening but contained ricin, a plant which is highly toxic. It is manufactured into a poison which can be lethal if inhaled or injected.

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The charges are two counts of sending threatening letters and one of making a threat against the President. It is possible she could also be charged for the manufacture or possession of a biological substance. Should she be found guilty she will face up to 5 years for each count - a possible 15 years for the charges so far. 

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Melissa Etheridge And Linda Wallam Engaged: Will Marry In California Following DOMA Overturn


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Rocker Melissa Etheridge has announced she is engaged to sitcom writer Linda Wallem. The couple have been dating since 2010. With the overthrow of the Defence of Marriage Act (DOMA), the couple can now legally wed with the same rights as heterosexual couples in California. 

The folk-rock singer was delighted with the news and immediately tweeted that she would be marrying her long-term partner Wallam. Her twitter status read "I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties and getting fully, completely and legally married this year to my true love of over three years, Linda Wallem".

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The happy couple: Melissa Etheridge (L) and Linda Wallem (R) at Pier 60, New York. 

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Barack Obama's Version Of 'Get Lucky' Is An Internet Smash


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Viral videos featuring Barack Obama in some capacity rarely go by without a few 100,000 views at the very least, and one of the most recent videos to feature the President of the United States of America is a musical number that looks to continue this trend of exploiting Barack's popularity.

The YouTube channel Baracksdubs uploaded a video of the President 'singing' his own version of Daft Punk' 'Get Lucky,' mashing up speeches and audio clips from the President to recreate the opening verse and first chorus of the hit song by the French duo. Unoriginal; yes, but entertaining; you better believe it!

Baracksdubs have previously mashed up Barack's past statements to make 'Barack Obama Singing Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen' and 'Barack Obama Singing Can’t Touch This by M.C. Hammer,' but his version of 'Get Lucky' might be the best yet. What's more, the video also features clips from Barack's hilarious White House Correspondents' Association dinner video, in which the president pretends to be method actor Daniel Day-Lewis portraying the president for a Steven Spielberg-directed biopic.

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Frank Ocean, Barack Obama & 'House Of Cards' Among The Winners At This Years Webby Awards


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The 17th annual Webbys were held tonight (April 30), celebrating the biggest Internet achievements of the year, with the Netflix series House of Cards getting the biggest pat on the back whilst other winners included Frank Ocean, Justin Bieber and The Onion.

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Kevin Spacey and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos have proved the worth of quality online programming with House of Cards

House of Cards producers Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti where honoured with a Webby special achievement award for proving that online dramas can be gripping and reward viewing, whilst Netflix also won an award for best streaming media site. The online-turned-full TV comedy series Burning Love was also honoured with a Special Achievement award, with Jerry Seinfeld being handed the Outstanding Comedic Performance award.

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Jay Z Did Not Get A Personal Ok From Obama On His Cuba Trip


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Don’t believe everything you hear in rap songs, is the latest lesson we got from Jay Z’s little Cuba debacle. After Mr Carter rapped about getting “White House clearance” for his trip with Beyonce to the communist country, president Obama went on record on the Today Show, saying that he was not in any way involved in the decision. "This is not something the White House was involved with. We've got better things to do," Obama cleared things up with host Savannah Guthrie.

The controversy around Jay first began when he and wife Beyonce Knowled jetted off to the communist state for their five year anniversary. This was in the beginning of April and since then, the trip has been called into question multiple times. Since American tourists typically aren’t allowed into Cuba, the legitimacy of the trip was called into question. Additionally, a number of Cuban rights activists declared the vacation insensitive to the struggles of the country’s citizens. However, Jay Z tried to shut up his critics with the song “Open Letter”.

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He might be buds with the president, but Jay Z didn't clear his vacation with the man. 

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