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Donald Trump foe Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals his political plans

6:00 am Mar. 13, 2017

Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger – who clapped back hard when President Donald Trump criticized his “Celebrity Apprentice” ratings via Twitter – shared in a recent social media post what his future political plans are.

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He’s not running for the Senate, but instead will seek to propel change as a concerned citizen.

“I’m deeply flattered by all of the people who

Muhammad Ali Jr. reportedly detained, grilled on religion by U.S. customs agents

9:04 am Feb. 25, 2017

Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the late boxing great, reportedly was detained at the Fort Lauderdale airport and grilled about his religion upon arriving from a trip to Jamaica, USA Today reports.

Ali and his mother “were pulled aside while going through customs because of their Arabic-sounding names, according to family friend and lawyer Chris Mancini,” the paper reported.

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Donald Trump at National Prayer Breakfast: “The hell with it”

7:10 pm Feb. 2, 2017

President Donald Trump’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast were characteristically off the cuff, and at one point – while praising remarks by Senate Chaplain Barry Black – he uttered the phrase, “The hell with it.”

Trump began his remarks with a bit of reflection and quickly segued into politics.

“Today we continue a tradition begun by President Eisenhower some 64 years ago,” he said. “This gathering is a testament to

Oscar-nominated Iranian director condemns Trump’s travel ban, won’t attend awards ceremony

3:47 pm Jan. 29, 2017

Iranian director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi, whose film “The Salesman” earned a Golden Globes nomination and is now up for an Academy Award, will not attend the awards ceremony and condemns President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending entry into the United States for refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority.

“To humiliate one nation with the pretext of guarding the security of another is not a new phenomenon in history

Lyft announces $1 million donation to ACLU following Trump’s travel ban

9:29 am Jan. 29, 2017

Lyft, the popular ride-hailing service, on Sunday morning announced it would contribute $1 million to the ACLU in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at blocking refugees, Syrians and citizens from seven Muslim nations.

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Trump’s ban will keep Iranian Oscar-nominated filmmaker from ceremony

6:18 pm Jan. 28, 2017

Iranian director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi, whose film “The Salesman” earned a Golden Globes nomination and is now up for an Academy Award, will not be able to attend the Oscars due to the executive order President Donald Trump signed on Friday.

Farhadi, whose previous film “A Separation” earned both a Golden Globe and Oscar for best foreign language film, was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in 2012. 

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Watch Janelle Monae’s speech at the Women’s March on Washington

8:04 am Jan. 23, 2017

Atlanta recording artist and actress Janelle Monae is among the celebrities who added their voice and star power to Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington.

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Monae, appearing now in the Atlanta-filmed hit movie “Hidden Figures,” posted excerpts of her speech on Instagram.

“Continue to embrace the things that make you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable,” she said.

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