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AllAfrica.com
New Govt to Refund Soldiers' U.S.$1 MillionPresident Sirleaf with wives of AFL soldiers at her Fish Market residence. In
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Sirleaf with wives of AFL soldiers at her Fish Market residence. In consultation with President-elect George Weah, authorities of the Ministry of National Defense (MOD) have agreed to take appropriate action to refund the US$1,147,656.35... Read more
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Inquirier.net
A tale of 2 kingdoms: Cambodian maid abused in Saudi for 13 yearsThirteen years ago, two men came to Eng Pov’s village in Tbong Khmum province a
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Thirteen years ago, two men came to Eng Pov’s village in Tbong Khmum province and knocked on her door. Pov, then either 20 or 21, doesn’t remember their names. All she remembers is their offer: to work as a maid in Saudi Arabia for $180 a month, with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Initiative to Empower WomenKomana — Maun Administrative Authority senior community development officer Ms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Komana — Maun Administrative Authority senior community development officer Ms Kerileng Senwamadi has implored residents of Komana to learn to save the little that they have for the future and to improve their lives. Ms Senwamadi said this at the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
‘Sex tape’ star turned North Korean negotiatora pop icon and “sex tape” star who was rumoured to have been brutally executed.
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
a pop icon and “sex tape” star who was rumoured to have been brutally executed. Now Hyon Song-wol’s career has taken another intriguing twist, as part of a high-level delegation sent to South Korea for the first time in two years. The singer... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Sex tape’ star turned North Korean negotiatora pop icon and “sex tape” star who was rumoured to have been brutally executed.
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
a pop icon and “sex tape” star who was rumoured to have been brutally executed. Now Hyon Song-wol’s career has taken another intriguing twist, as part of a high-level delegation sent to South Korea for the first time in two years. The singer... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Sex tape’ star turned North Korean negotiatorand South Korea to hold Winter Olympics talks0:40 North Korea and South Korea
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
and South Korea to hold Winter Olympics talks0:40 North Korea and South Korea will hold talks later this morning about the Winter Olympics. South Korea's unification ministry says they will discuss the prospects of North Korea sending its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inauguration ThreatenedWives of officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia have vowed to repeat their str
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Wives of officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia have vowed to repeat their strike action again until the government settles its financial obligations to their husbands. This puts under grave threat, the much anticipated and heralded peaceful... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Less than 2% beneficiaries get aid under maternity schemeLess than two per cent of the intended beneficiaries of the government’s ambiti
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
Less than two per cent of the intended beneficiaries of the government’s ambitious maternity benefit scheme have received cash incentive since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced it over a year ago. The Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY)... Read more
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asianage
Sri Lanka’s president reimposes ban on women buying liquorColombo: Sri Lanka's president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on wo
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Colombo: Sri Lanka's president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted the restriction. Maithripala Sirisena said he had ordered Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rahul on govt’s passport plan: This demonstrates BJP’s discriminatory mindsetCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the BJP-led Union government
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the BJP-led Union government over reports that passports may no longer serve as the holder’s address proof, saying the decision shows the ruling party’s “discriminatory mindset”. Gandhi said the... Read more
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asianage
Migrant workers treated as 2nd class citizens by govt: Rahul on passport changeNew Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized the BJP governm
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized the BJP government over its decision to introduce changes in the Indian passport. He accused the government of reflecting biased mindset and treating migrant workers like second class... Read more
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Daily Mirror
More than 13,000 soldiers left homeless after leaving the militaryMilitary charities said the shameful figure is a record high and the Government
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Military charities said the shameful figure is a record high and the Government is failing those who risk their lives for Queen and country. They also issued a stark warning that the crisis deepens every month. Les Standish, who won the Military... Read more
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Ekklesia
Remembering Sivanandan: social justice activist and thinkerand resistance influenced many people internationally. For several reasons, he
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
and resistance influenced many people internationally. For several reasons, he is an important figure for people of all faiths and none. He was passionate about economic and wider social justice, a key theme in Christian, Jewish, Muslim... Read more
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Gulf News
Indian passports may no longer serve as address proofExternal Affairs Ministry has decided not to print the last page of the travel
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
External Affairs Ministry has decided not to print the last page of the travel document with the address of the holder New Delhi: Passports may no longer serve as a valid proof of address as the External Affairs Ministry has decided not to print the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Those we lost in 2017In 2017 the Jacksonville area lost residents who helped shape its schools, gove
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
In 2017 the Jacksonville area lost residents who helped shape its schools, government, spiritual lives, landscape, entertainment, transportation and health care. They were naval aviators, television personalities, road builders, ministers, coaches,... Read more
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asianage
Passports may no longer serve as address proof, might turn orangeNew Delhi: Passports may no longer serve as a valid proof of address as the Ext
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
New Delhi: Passports may no longer serve as a valid proof of address as the External Affairs Ministry has decided not to print the last page of the travel document with the address of the holder. The last page of the passport includes the father or... Read more
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dna
Now, orange Passports minus parents' informationOne more colour has been added to the categories of Indian passport. Those with
dna / Posted 8 days ago
One more colour has been added to the categories of Indian passport. Those with emigration clearance requited (ECR) status, henceforth will be issued orange colour passport jacket and those without ECR will continue to get blue passport. There are... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark... Read more
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New York Daily News
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageFILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Anto
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres waits for the start of a meeting during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Guterres will be heading to Colombia the second weekend of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrageJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in South Africa says the United States "deeply respects the people of Africa" as President Donald Trump's remark... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN: "Use facts not prejudice" with migrantsJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 10 p.m. The U.N. spokesman says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has repeatedly said that "the dignity, equality and human rights of... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN: "Use facts not prejudice" with migrantsFILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Anto
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres waits for the start of a meeting during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Guterres will be heading to Colombia the second weekend of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
El Salvador protests reported Trump remarkJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 7:25 p.m. El Salvador says it has sent a diplomatic protest note to the United States expressing the country's "resounding rejection" of a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
El Salvador protests reported Trump remarkJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 7:25 p.m. El Salvador says it has sent a diplomatic protest note to the United States expressing the country's "resounding rejection" of a... Read more
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New York Daily News
El Salvador protests reported Trump remarkJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 7:25 p.m. El Salvador says it has sent a diplomatic protest note to the United States expressing the country's "resounding rejection" of a... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
El Salvador protests reported Trump remarkJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa a
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 7:25 p.m. El Salvador says it has sent a diplomatic protest note to the United States expressing the country's "resounding rejection" of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'National Assembly Members Are the Right Consultants'-Majority LeaderHon. Kebba K Barrow, Majority leader and Member for Kombo South at Parliament h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Hon. Kebba K Barrow, Majority leader and Member for Kombo South at Parliament has told Members of the Assembly that they are the right consultants for any Ministry that needs consultancy work in the country. Hon. KK Barrow made this remark during... Read more
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Business Standard India
Passport will no longer work as address proof, some will turn orange: MEAThe Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday decided to discontinue the las
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday decided to discontinue the last page of the passport, containing information about parents, address, Emigration Check Required (ECR) and old passport details. In response to a query regarding the... Read more
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The Hindu
Coming: orange passports sans parents’ namesOrange will be the colour of jackets of new general passports, the Ministry of
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Orange will be the colour of jackets of new general passports, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has announced, indicating a facelift for the blue booklet, essential for the Indian travellers. The announcement came even as the Ministry is... Read more
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New York Daily News
Chinese university sacks professor over sexual misconductBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar following
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women, the result of a campaign heralded by his chief accuser as the start of a Chinese chapter of the #MeToo... Read more
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dna
40% helpline callers quit tobaccoThe government has claimed that 40 per cent of a total of 5,179 registered call
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The government has claimed that 40 per cent of a total of 5,179 registered callers to the government's 'National Tobacco Quit-Line Services', the benchmark project of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, have been weaned off tobacco thanks to... Read more
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DW
Iranian ayatollah Shahroudi in Hanover - 'Germany should not be a haven for criminals' | An in-depth look at news from across the continent |Police in the northern German city of Hanover told the newspaper Neue Presse th
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Police in the northern German city of Hanover told the newspaper Neue Presse that Iranian Ayatollah Mahmud Hashemi Shahroudi has left the city. The Iranian cleric was receiving medical treatment for a reported brain tumor at a private hospital in the... Read more
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DW
Iranian ayatollah in Hanover - 'Germany should not be a haven for criminals' | An in-depth look at news from across the continent |Police in the western German city of Hanover told the newspaper "Neue Presse"th
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Police in the western German city of Hanover told the newspaper "Neue Presse"that Iranian Ayatollah Mahmud Hashemi Shahroudi had left the city. The Iranian cleric was receiving medical treatment for a reported brain tumor at a private hospital in the... Read more
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The Indian Express
Reconsider your order on national anthem in cinema halls, Government tells Supreme CourtThe government has also filed an affidavit in the court, requesting the apex au
The Indian Express / Posted 12 days ago
The government has also filed an affidavit in the court, requesting the apex authority to continue the 2016 interim order in the meantime. Urging the Supreme Court to reconsider its order making it mandatory for cinema halls to play the national... Read more
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Daily Mail
Theresa May to appoint 'Cabinet minister for no deal' for Brexit talksBREAKING NEWS: Justine Greening RESIGNS and Jeremy Hunt REFUSES to move departm
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
BREAKING NEWS: Justine Greening RESIGNS and Jeremy Hunt REFUSES to move departments, scuppering Theresa May's plan to ditch 'male, pale and stale' ministers for more women Jeremy Hunt derailed the reshuffle this afternoon by refusing to leave... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hoima Struggles With Poor Maternal Healthcare As Equipment Rust AwayIrene Aganyira got excited when she conceived. The 20-year-old resident of Kigo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Irene Aganyira got excited when she conceived. The 20-year-old resident of Kigorobya II village, Kigorobya subcounty in Hoima District had hoped to have her first child in May 2017. However, her trip to Kigorobya health centre IV shattered her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Is Best Suited to Take Over From Tsvangirai?The opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), has found itself
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), has found itself in a quandary yet again. It is a crisis symptomatic of the post-2013 general election which splintered the MDC and gave birth to various political outfits. Its president,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Ministers' Scorecard After Two Years (Concluding PartNovember 2017 marked two years since most ministers in President Muhammadu Buha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
November 2017 marked two years since most ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet assumed office. PREMIUM TIMES, in 2016 reviewed the performances of the ministers after their first year in office with many of them getting average... Read more
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WA Today
'Risky' phallic fad sweeps ThailandBangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a phallic fad in the Thai capital
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
Bangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a phallic fad in the Thai capital where men are having their penises whitened. A Bangkok hospital clinic that uses a laser whitening procedure has been attracting a growing clientele in a country where... Read more
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Canberra Times
Risky phallic fad sweeps ThailandBangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where m
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
Bangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where men are having their penises whitened. A Bangkok hospital clinic that uses a laser whitening procedure has been attracting a growing clientele in a country where many... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Risky phallic fad sweeps ThailandBangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Bangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where men are having their penises whitened. A Bangkok hospital clinic that uses a laser whitening procedure has been attracting a growing clientele in a country where many... Read more
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The Age
Risky phallic fad sweeps ThailandBangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where m
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Bangkok: Health authorities are alarmed about a fad in the Thai capital where men are having their penises whitened. A Bangkok hospital clinic that uses a laser whitening procedure has been attracting a growing clientele in a country where many... Read more
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The Hill
The ‘Persian Winter’ in Iran’s streets is an extension of the ‘Arab Spring’Rising living costs, severe unemployment, widespread corruption, restrictions o
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
Rising living costs, severe unemployment, widespread corruption, restrictions on human rights or oppression of minorities — what were the grievances that triggered the current wave of protests in the Islamic Republic of Iran? In the past week,... Read more
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DW
Study: Only better integration will reduce migrant crime rate |Leading German criminologists say the best chance of preventing violent crime a
DW / Posted 17 days ago
Leading German criminologists say the best chance of preventing violent crime among migrants is to offer more integration options like language courses, sport, and practical apprenticeships. The study, released to news agency dpa and carried out by... Read more
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BBC News
'Migrants fuel' German violent crime risenavigation Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Paradise P
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
navigation Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Paradise Papers Reality Check Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Germany: Migrants 'may have fuelled violent crime rise' Migrants may be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Creating Nutrition Conscious SocietyWhen it comes to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ,unlike many S
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
When it comes to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ,unlike many Sub Saharan countries, Ethiopia has a number of success stories particularly in reducing maternal and child mortality rate. This is because, for more than one and a half... Read more
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Daily Mail
Helen Mirren proves ageless in curve hugging sequin dress'It's rather ghastly!' Helen Mirren, 72, sizzles in curve-hugging dress and goe
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
'It's rather ghastly!' Helen Mirren, 72, sizzles in curve-hugging dress and goes TOPLESS in a pool... but insists she hates her sex symbol status She's one of the biggest names in Hollywood, with 50 years of acting experience under her belt. And... Read more
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