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It's Michelle Fairley, who played Catelyn Stark for three seasons, which also serves as a troll for book fans longing to see a loose thread reappear in the show. Not only will season 8 be the final one for Game of Thrones , it will also be shorter , with just six episodes . "I think HBO might well do [ a spinoff ], and I look forward to watching it, and I think it be great, but I think they should get new blood in", Benioff says.
  • Drake's 'More Life' Project Will Not Be an Apple Music Exclusive

    Drake's 'More Life' Project Will Not Be an Apple Music Exclusive

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    For those of you frantically trying to figure out how to stream the release of Drake's new playlist, More Life , worry not. "I want to be remembered... The image being shown to promote the OVO Sound Radio shows a bee, and some fans are joking and commenting and asking if the bee is in the photo promoting Drake's More Life album because bees are in danger and need more life .
  • Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

    Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

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    In his opening remarks at a joint White House press conference, Trump reiterated his support for the treaty-a key German priority. 'We said nothing, ' Trump insisted. Germany is now paying 1.2% of its GDP to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, instead of the 2% goal. "I thanked the chancellor for her commitment to spending 2% of GDP [on NATO]", said Trump, adding that he fully supports North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
  • Dan Coats Confirmed As Director of National Intelligence

    Dan Coats Confirmed As Director of National Intelligence

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    Historically, the director of national intelligence has had a close ear to the president. Dan Coats has been sworn in as the nation's top spy chief. Coats, a former Republican Senator, was endorsed by a vote of 85 to 12 in the Senate. The vote followed another similarly bipartisan vote Wednesday confirming former Sen. Ten Democratic senators, independent Sen. Coats was a member of the Senate's intelligence committee until he retired from the Senate at the end of past year.
  • Mt Etna Erupts Injuring 10 People

    Mt Etna Erupts Injuring 10 People

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    BBC video captured part of the dash for safer terrain as well as damage to clothing worn by the BBC crew. Mt Etna has been active for the past two days, creating a visual spectacle as it spews lava and ash into the air. Rebecca Morelle , a reporter for BBC News, was on scene during the eruption. Morelle said the explosion was "a reminder of how risky [and] unpredictable volcanoes can be".
  • John Krasinski and Emily Blunt to make first movie together

    John Krasinski and Emily Blunt to make first movie together

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    Though Krasinski will be doing some rewrites, the early draft of A Quiet Place's script was so good that neither Krasinski nor Blunt could pass it up-forcing them to break their "not working together " rule. Krasinski, 37, stars for Platinum Dunes and Paramount in their upcoming Amazon original series Jack Ryan and he starred in 13 Hours directed by Michael Bay and released past year.
  • Tillerson, in Tokyo, calls for 'different approach' on Pyongyang's nukes

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    During the campaign past year, Trump vowed to impose high tax on Chinese imports, exert pressure on China on its currency policy and urge for increased intellectual property protection. A divergence from the Trump administration's line could provide an opening for North Korea to exploit. But at the same time, he'll have to smooth over another row that the USA is involved in.
  • Australia braced for low bounce in Ranchi, says Smith

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    I don't think he was out there long enough for two appeals. Trailing 0-1 following a shocking 331-run defeat in the opener, India will enter the match with new-found confidence having scripted a brilliant fightback in Bengaluru . Australia will once again have to make do with lack of bounce at Ranchi but the tourists have the wherewithal to overcome that challenge, says Steve Smith.
  • 'SNL' Weekend Update Gets a Primetime Spot

    'SNL' Weekend Update Gets a Primetime Spot

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    This isn't the first time that the segment has been featured in primetime over the years. They went live about an hour following Vice-Presidential nominee Mike Pence's address to the convention and the country. Che and Jost now occupy the " Weekend Update " desk, following in the footsteps of former hosts Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Dennis Miller, Norm Macdonald, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey , Amy Poehler, and Seth Meyers.