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Full Circle of Help for Refugees: Embracelets 

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA —  If there is an iconic image that sums up the global refugee crisis, it is probably the photograph above of thousands of life jackets strewn on a beach in Greece. The jackets were worn by desperate refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in unsafe boats. The first time he saw them, the life jackets stunned Mohamed Malim — and gave him an idea. Malim was
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NATO Begins Largest Exercise Since Cold War

[ad_1] PENTAGON —  About 50,000 NATO personnel from 31 NATO and partner countries are springing to action Thursday at the start of the alliance’s Trident Juncture exercise, its largest drills since the end of the Cold War. The massive exercise takes place in and around Norway and involves about 65 ships, 250 aircraft and 10,000 vehicles. ‘We are ready’ NATO’s Command Senior Enlisted Leader for Allied Command Operations, Command Sgt.
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‘Wild West’ Senate Race Holds Clues to Overall Midterm Election

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS, NEVADA —  When elections are over, the results are submitted to a meticulous post-mortem: What went wrong and what went right? Voter turnout is key, complacency is bad, and suitable candidates matter. In the age of President Donald Trump, heated rhetoric and name-calling matter too. For a while, it seemed, democrats of Nevada — a gold-and-silver-mining-turned-gambling haven of the American Southwest — had gotten the memo this
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Stacey Dooley Strictly Come Dancing 2018 star to REPLACE Kevin Clifton on BBC dance show? | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] Category: Entertainment,Gossip In a light hearted moment on Strictly Come Dancing’s sister show It Takes Two, the BBC spin-off show host Zoe Ball, 47, enlightened viewers to some shock Stacey Dooley news.As she began the show, Zoe teased Stacey, 31, may have replaced her professional partner Kevin, 36, with a rather surprising substitution.Stacey and Kevin have excelled in the past couple of weeks on the BBC dance show, blowing
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‘Start Here’: Suspicious devices delivered, Native Americans talk voter ID, college basketball corruption verdict. What you need to know to start your day.

[ad_1] It's Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Thanks for choosing to start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Start Here Morning Briefing news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 1. Manhunt for suspect after bombs sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN Several explosives targeting Democratic political figures, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, were
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‘You chose to attack and divide’

[ad_1] Video by GeoBeatsWhite House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday night hit back at CNN over the network president's criticism of the Trump administration's rhetoric toward the press following a bomb threat at CNN's New York City office."[President Trump] asked Americans 'to come together and send one very clear, strong, unmistakable message that acts or threats of political violence of any kind have no place in the USA'
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After Super Typhoon Yutu, Marianas Look ‘Like a Small War’

[ad_1] HONOLULU —  Super Typhoon Yutu crossed over the U.S. commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands early Thursday as the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, making it the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year, the National Weather Service said. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands’ delegate to U.S. Congress, said the territory will need significant help to recover from
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Saudi Aramco ‘absolutely ready’ for IPO: minister

[ad_1] Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi oil giant Aramco is "absolutely ready" for its long-awaited IPO but several regulatory procedures remain, the kingdom's economy minister told the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on Thursday.After reports that the initial public offering had been scrapped, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said early this month that it will go ahead in late 2020 or at the start of 2021, two years later than
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Democrats Are Counting on Frustrated Teachers to Help Them at Midterms

[ad_1] (Bloomberg) -- When teachers in several U.S. states walked out of their classrooms this year to protest stagnant pay and school funding, they struck a chord with the public.Now they’re battling to turn that sympathy into gains at the ballot box –- and Democrats are hoping that a wave of teacher candidates will help them flip control of statehouses and governorships.More than 1,400 current or former education workers are
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Trudeau responds to Christopher Garnier’s Veteran Affairs payouts during question period

[ad_1] Category: Political News,Politics Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was pressed during question period on whether the government will revoke convicted killer Christopher Garnier’s Veterans Affairs payouts.Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer revisited the matter during Wednesday’s question period, when he acknowledged that the Trudeau government is changing the policy that led to Garnier receiving benefits but claims they “refuse” to intervene and revoke payouts to the convicted killer. Garnier, 30, was
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ITV Good Morning Britain: Charlotte Hawkins discovers her wardrobe malfunction live on air | TV & Radio | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] Category: Entertainment,Gossip Charlotte Hawkins presented Good Morning Britain today alongside fellow ITV hosts Ben Shephard and Richard Gaisford.It unfolded during a discussion of Meghan Markle and how she had been spotted wearing a dress with a label hanging down from it during her tour with Prince Harry.The presenters were discussing the fashion mishap the Duchess of Sussex endured as she and her husband arrived in Tonga, and Charlotte, 43,
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The instant, inevitable cries of ‘false flag’ after bomb threats targeting the Clintons, Obamas and CNN

[ad_1] An investigation is underway after explosive devices were reportedly sent to the Clintons, the Obamas, and Time-Warner Center, where CNN operates, among other targets.(Pictured) New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill (on the left), New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (center, speaking), and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (on the right) seen speaking about the bomb threat at CNN's New York City headquarters in the Time Warner
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Trump Calls for Unity, Blames Media Amid Bomb Threats

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that targeting current and former U.S. government officials with explosive devices is "despicable" and has no place in American politics. Suspicious packages were sent to former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and several other prominent Americans, as well as the New York headquarters of CNN. Mike O'Sullivan reports that Wednesday, Trump pointed to the media
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Why and How Business Must Tackle Climate Change Now

[ad_1] The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report brought both daunting and galvanizing news. On the positive side, the paper mentioned that it is still possible to reach only a total of 1.5°C increase in global temperature. This was the level outlined in the Paris Climate Agreement as the threshold beyond which the world would experience catastrophic and irreversible climatic shocks and pressures. On the downside, maintaining
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Saudi Crown Prince Condemns Journalist’s Murder

[ad_1] Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi as a "heinous" crime in his first public comments since the journalist's disappearance from the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Saudi Arabia recently admitted that Khashoggi was killed Oct. 2 in its Istanbul consulate. Eighteen people were arrested in the case, including an official close to the crown prince, who spoke about the case
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Exhausted members of migrant caravan march on as they face tropical, and political, heat

[ad_1] More than 7,000 people are part of the caravan of Central American migrants that is heading towards the United States, according to an estimate offered by the United Nations.(Pictured) Honduran migrants walking and aboard trucks head in a caravan to the US, in Huixtla on their way to Mapastepec Chiapas state, on Oct. 24. Honduran migrants receive food donations in Acacoyagua, Chiapas state, on Oct. 24. Volunteers with
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Grocery store shooting leaves 2 dead; suspect in custody

[ad_1] A male suspect fatally shot a man and a woman at a Kroger grocery store on the outskirts of Louisville, Kentucky, and then exchanged fire with an armed bystander before fleeing the scene, police said. He was captured shortly afterward. Both victims died at the store, said Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers. He did not say whether police had determined a motive in Wednesday's shooting. He also did not
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Microsoft’s Earnings Surge, as Cloud Bet Continues to Pay Off

[ad_1] Category: Science & Tech,Technology SEATTLE — Apple has its cash cow, the iPhone, which has made it the world’s largest public company. Amazon transformed an array of industries, from logistics to the way consumers buy, to become the second largest. For Microsoft, which is gaining ground on Amazon, growth runs straight through the cloud.In the past several quarters, Microsoft’s commercial cloud offerings have grown by big leaps, helping push
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Two dead in Kentucky supermarket shooting -police

[ad_1] © (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) A gun lies on the ground inside a police barricade following a shooting at a Kroger grocery that left two people dead and a suspect in custody, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Jeffersontown, Ky. A male suspect fatally shot a man and a woman at a Kroger grocery store on the outskirts of Louisville, Kentucky, and then exchanged fire with an armed bystander before
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‘Racists Believe He’s A Racist’

[ad_1] Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who’s been the target of bald-faced racism over the course of his campaign, was blistering in his criticism of his GOP opponent during a Wednesday night debate.Gillum, who would be the state’s first black governor if elected, came just short of calling Rep. Ron DeSantis a racist as the congressman was grilled on his ties to neo-Nazis and white supremacists.“I’m not calling Mr. DeSantis
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Weight loss: Blast belly fat and get a flat stomach with these personal trainer tips

[ad_1] Category: Health & Fitness,Lifestyle Weight loss can be challenging, with many Britons experiencing stubborn fat that refuses to move.Often this stubborn fat is around the waist, with getting a flat stomach, and abs, often a body goal.Talking to the Express.co.uk, celebrity trainer Cecilia Harris revealed the best exercises to get a flat stomach.These exercises blast belly fat and can help shape those desirable stomach muscles.Cecilia, who trains fitness mogul
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What we know about the explosive devices targeting Democrats

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The packages arrived in familiar manila envelopes affixed with lots of stamps, some bearing the American flag. But what was inside was alarming: crude pipe bombs wrapped in black tape, with wires sprouting from each end.None of the explosives detonated, and no one was hurt. But authorities quickly launched a wide-ranging investigation into the devices that targeted multiple Democrats — including two former presidents — and foes
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Explosives Targeting Political Figures ‘Attack on Our Democracy’

[ad_1] WHITE HOUSE —  Targeting current and former high-ranking U.S. government officials with explosive devices “is an attack on our democracy itself,” U.S. President Donald Trump told a political rally for Republican Party candidates Wednesday evening. His remarks, in the state of Wisconsin, came after federal officials said they were seeking to find who has sent pipe bombs to former President Barack Obama and Trump’s 2016 presidential election opponent Hillary
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Islanders Squander 2-Goal Lead in Loss to Panthers

[ad_1] Nelson and Eberle staked the Islanders to a 2-0 lead heading into the third period, but the Panthers struck twice on goals by Vatrano and Dadonov to knot the score.Nelson opened the scoring late in the first with his third goal of the season at 18:36. Josh Bailey picked up the assist.Eberle increased the lead at 11:42 of the second against Reimer, finishing off a pretty passing sequence with
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Explosive Devices Add to Climate of Overheated Partisan Rancor

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — One suspicious package went to George Soros, the billionaire investor and liberal philanthropist who is a perpetual target of conservative conspiracy theories and smears — everything from being a former Nazi to the secret financier of the caravan of migrants making its way toward the United States.Another went to John O. Brennan, the former C.I.A. director often maligned by conservatives as a leading conspirator in a “deep
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US-Bound Central American Migrants on the Move in Mexico

[ad_1] MAPASTEPEC/MEXICO CITY —  Central American migrants clustered for the night on Wednesday in a southern Mexico town after advancing on their trek toward the United States, despite Mexico's vows to hinder their progress under pressure from the Trump administration. Thousands of men, women and children, mostly from Honduras, shuffled throughout the afternoon into the town of Mapastepec in Chiapas state, still more than 1,100 miles (1,770 km) from the
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Warner Bros Movie Group Marketing and PR Reorganization Continues

[ad_1] As part of the ongoing consolidation of its marketing and public relations teams, the Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group has eliminated 15 positions, but has also promoted 15 people, n individual with knowledge of the matter tells TheWrap. The job cuts aren’t a downsizing within the film group, however. The company intends to hire people to fill the 15 jobs vacated by the promotions. The cuts are also unrelated
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CIA Chief Reportedly Listens to Tape of Khashoggi’s Death

[ad_1] WASHINGTON —  U.S. CIA Director Gina Haspel, in Turkey to investigate the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has reportedly listened to the audio recording of his torture and killing, The Washington Post said Wednesday. The Post cited “a person familiar with the audio” who claimed it was “compelling” and could put more pressure on the United States to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of Khashoggi, who
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After ‘historic’ quarter, Tesla looks to Europe, China

[ad_1] San Francisco (AFP) - Electric car maker Tesla on Wednesday reported an "historic" quarterly profit driven by demand for its mass market Model 3, as the company looks beyond its US home base to Europe and China.Tesla chief executive Elon Musk said he expects the company to stay profitable from this point forward, and appeared to calm fears about his behavior, company debt, and snags ramping up production line
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Cuba Says United States Pursues ‘Path of Confrontation’

[ad_1] HAVANA —  Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Wednesday the United States was on a path of confrontation amid signs Washington will further tighten decades-old sanctions on the Communist-run island. U.S.-Cuban relations have deteriorated sharply since Donald Trump became president, returning to Cold War characterizations of Cuba and tightening trade and travel restrictions that had been eased by his predecessor Barack Obama. Under Obama and former Cuban President
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FIFA Says Saudi State Funds Won’t Pay for New Tournaments

[ad_1] Category: Other Sports,Sports KIGALI, Rwanda — FIFA moved to quell months of speculation that Saudi Arabia would invest billions in two new soccer tournaments by writing to its board to say that any possible deal will not include cash from state-owned investment funds.The claim is detailed in a lengthy document sent to members of FIFA’s governing council before a key meeting here on Friday. Gianni Infantino — amid opposition
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Second suspicious package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters intercepted at LA mail facility

[ad_1] Other suspicious packages, mailed in manila envelopes and packaged in bubble wrap, were sent to George Soros, Hillary Clinton, former President Obama, former CIA Director John Brennan at the CNN office in New York and former Attorney General Eric Holder. The envelope addressed to Holder was rerouted to the Florida office of former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was listed as the return address of all
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Trump Excoriates Media Hours After CNN Sent Pipe Bomb

[ad_1] © SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump had a message for the media on the day that CNN’s New York office was evacuated after receiving a pipe bomb in the mail: “Stop the endless hostility and oftentimes false attacks.”Trump was speaking at a rally for Republican candidates in Mosinee, Wisconsin, hours after the cable news network had its offices at the Time Warner Center in Manhattan evacuated. The bomb was
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Gillum clashes with DeSantis in heated final exchange before vote

[ad_1] Florida governor candidates Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis have exchanged sharp personal barbs in a heated second — and final — debate before voters take to the polls next month to determine which candidate will lead their state for the next four years.The pair dragged one another through the mud on the debate stage at Broward College in Davie, Florida, where they were asked to describe their plan for
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UN Official Urges Justice for Myanmar’s Rohingya

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS —  The head of a U.N. fact-finding mission in Myanmar warned Wednesday that if atrocities committed against minority Muslim Rohingya in that country went unpunished, such crimes would be repeated in other countries on new victims. “Impunity must not be excused and continue to embolden the Tatmadaw in its promotion of Bamar-Buddhist supremacy,” the head of the U.N. Fact-Finding Mission in Myanmar, Marzuki Darusman, told a meeting
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President Trump after newsroom bomb threat: Media should ‘stop the endless hostility’

[ad_1] Following a day of high tensions after multiple explosive devices were sent to former presidents Clinton and Obama, as well as a number of prominent Democrats and CNN's offices in New York, President Trump told a crowd in Wisconsin that the country must come together in "peace and harmony," and that politicians "must stop treating political opponents as being morally defective." Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as
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Trump rally attendants chant 'lock her up' after bomb mailed to Hillary Clinton, President claims he's 'behaving very well'

[ad_1] Attendants at a Trump rally in Wisconsin on Wednesday had apparently not paid much attention to the President’s plea for political unity earlier in the day, as they erupted in a “lock her up” chant mere hours after a bomb was mailed to Hillary Clinton’s Westchester home. The raucous crowd in Mosinee,... [ad_2] Source link
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Claire Foy’s Elisabeth Salander Adventure Trades Angst for Espionage

[ad_1] The world-famous Swedish vigilante hacker Lisbeth Salander is back, and this time she’s saving the world from nuclear annihilation. It’s a bit of a shift for Salander; when last we saw her in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” she was solving serial murders and exacting painful revenge on abusive male accountants. In Fede Alvarez’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” she’s stealing from the NSA, surviving explosions in
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Megyn Kelly Expected to End NBC Morning Show

[ad_1] Megyn Kelly is expected to wind down her 9 a.m. Today show hour by the end of the season, a source close to the situation tells The Hollywood Reporter. Sources tell THR that Kelly has met with network executives in recent weeks to discuss the future of the show and expressed a desire to cover more news and politics. It's unclear what NBC News would put in
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4 Members Of White Supremacist Group Face Charges In Southern California

[ad_1] Federal prosecutors have charged four members of the Rise Above Movement, a California-based white supremacist group, with attacking demonstrators and attempting to incite riots at political rallies around the country.Robert Rundo, the 28-year-old co-founder of RAM, was taken into custody on Sunday at the Los Angeles International Airport. Tyler Laube, 22, and Robert Boman, 25, were arrested Wednesday morning. The fourth man, 38-year-old Aaron Eason, remains at large, authorities
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Tesla shares jump as Musk delivers quarterly profit, cash

[ad_1] By Alexandria Sage and Sonam RaiSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> reported a net profit, positive cash flow and wider-than-expected margins for the latest quarter on Wednesday, delivering on Chief Executive Elon Musk's promise to turn the electric carmaker profitable as higher production volumes of its new Model 3 began to pay off.Tesla reiterated that it expected to repeat its net profit in the current quarter, helping drive
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Congressman Says Trump May Have To Impose ‘Martial Law’ On Border To Stop Migrant Caravan

[ad_1] Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) suggested that President Donald Trump might have to declare martial law along the southern border of the United States to prevent a large group of Central American refugees and migrants from entering the country.Gohmert appeared Tuesday on the “Todd Starnes Radio Show,” a Fox News program, to discuss the so-called migrant caravan, a group of thousands of migrants currently en route to the United States to seek
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‘You have a bomb maker out there’: Experts weigh in on urgent hunt after Clinton, Obama, CNN threats

[ad_1] The urgent hunt for answers is on after explosive devices targeted CNN's New York headquarters as well as the homes of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Democratic donor George Soros. Interested in Devices Sent to Officials and Others? Add Devices Sent to Officials and Others as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Devices Sent to Officials and Others news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
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'Super' pooper pleads guilty to loads of trouble

[ad_1] The evidence was piling up — steaming piles of it — so the defendant finally just let go. Thomas Tramaglini, the former superintendent of Kenilworth, N.J., schools, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to defecating in public for dropping trou on Holmdel High school grounds earlier this year, reported NJ.co... [ad_2] Source link
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‘Ray Donovan’ Actor Marion ‘Pooch’ Hall Faces Up to 6 Years on DUI, Child Abuse Charges

[ad_1] Actor is accused of driving under the influence with his two-year-old son on his lap Tim Kenneally | October 24, 2018 @ 5:04 PM “Ray Donovan” actor Marion “Pooch” Hall could receive up to six years in state prison after being charged with DUI and child abuse, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said Wednesday. Hall, who plays Daryll on the Showtime series, was arrested in Burbank earlier
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Why Rajon Rondo, Jessica Lange, Dodgers Are Social Media MVPs

[ad_1] Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday (Getty Images) The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion measurement AI company, for a weekly look at some of the characters and personalities that have TV viewers the most worked up on social media. The data below covers Oct. 17-23 and is drawn from the most emotionally reacted-to television programs, including broadcast, cable, streaming and PPV. A guard for the