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Inside Luke Perry’s Final Scene In ‘Riverdale’ – Perez Hilton

Luke Perry will be missed. As we reported in March, The thespian — who portrayed the character of Fred Andrews — appeared on the hit show since its debut in 2016, playing the father of Archie Andrews (KJ Apa). At the end of last week’s episode, Archie’s boxing opponent, Randy (Darcy Hinds), died in the ring. This week, as Veronica (Camila Mendes) attempts …

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Roman ‘hand of god’ unearthed by archaeologists near Hadrian’s Wall

(The Vindolanda Trust/REUTERS/Felix Ordonez) A mysterious bronze hand has been unearthed by archaeologists near Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England. The child-sized hand was discovered in April during an excavation at the site of Vindolanda, an ancient Roman fort. Discarded in a ditch, the hand was found near a temple devoted to the god Jupiter Dolichenus. The temple is …

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Black Friday steals Christmas shoppers

Image copyright Getty Images UK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November, the Office for National Statistics has said. Sales volumes fell by 0.9%, more than the 0.8% forecast by economists. It comes after a 1.3% rise in November – revised from 1.4% by the ONS – when Black …

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The magical realism of Santa Cruz del Islote – in pictures

Santa Cruz del Islote is a magical place. A population of 540 lives on an island the size of two football fields in the middle of the Caribbean, making it one of the most densely populated islands on the planet Santa Cruz del Islote could have come from a book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It is magical realism: eighteen families …

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The Resistance Now: thousands to march on Saturday – and then to the polls

Activists plan to continue demonstrations against Trump into the midterms, while in Vegas activists are meeting to shape their political strategy in 2018 The Resistance Now: thousands to march on Saturday – and then to the polls Activism The Resistance Now The Resistance Now: thousands to march on Saturday – and then to the polls Activists plan to continue demonstrations against Trump …

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Allow boxing in prisons, expert says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boxing and all martial arts are currently banned in prisons in England and Wales Boxing should be taught in prisons in England and Wales in an effort to improve discipline and boost education, an independent expert has said. A report for the Ministry of Justice said ministers should consider allowing combat sports – with …

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Conor McGregor reportedly under investigation for sexual assault

Hours after Conor McGregor announced his retirement from mixed martial arts, the New York Times has reported that he is under investigation over allegations of sexual assault Hours after Conor McGregor announced his retirement from mixed martial arts, the New York Times has reported that he is under investigation over allegations of sexual assault. According to the Times, the former …

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At Mar-a-Lago, Trump hears from immigration hardliners

(CNN)Retreating from the White House for a three-night stay at his Florida estate, President Donald Trump heard this weekend from a parade of allies — many on the Fox News payroll — that his base believes he is softening on immigration. His conversations — including on Saturday with Jeanine Pirro, who has previously rankled some senior White House aides for …

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Indonesians worry another tsunami is coming, as 16,000 displaced and hundreds more dead or injured

(CNN)As the threat of more deadly tsunamis casts a pall over Indonesia, the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Tuesday that more than 16,000 people are displaced. Even if no more disasters like Saturday’s tsunami strike the Java and Sumatra coasts, those numbers could still rise as authorities work to gauge the true scope of the disaster. Want to help …

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