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Typecast as a terrorist

To begin with, auditions taught me to get through airports. In the end, it was the other way around. I’m an actor. Since I was a teenager I have had to play different characters, negotiating the cultural expectations of a Pakistani family, Brit-Asian rudeboy culture, and a scholarship to private …

Slumdog Millionaire

Trump violated Cuba embargo in 1998 business ventures, Clinton camp claims

The Clinton campaign on Thursday attacked Donald Trump over reports of an historic violation of the Cuba embargo, hours after Newsweek alleged that the Republican nominee spent at least $68,000 in the island dictatorship in 1998, while investigating potential business opportunities.<p>Obama's pick as …

Cuba

The Malibu Juice Magnate

MALIBU, Calif. — I wasn’t eating right. Was I even eating? In that miserable winter in 2011, I couldn’t always be sure. Unlike my impossibly slender, toned new neighbors here, where I’d rented a small apartment on the beach to escape my cold Montana hometown, I didn’t count calories, carbs or …

Cheese Myths, Busted!

As someone who is passionate about all things cheese (my nickname in the office is Backup Cheese—don't ask), I feel it is my duty to address some common misconceptions about this most important of food groups. No, I cannot police the way you eat cheese, and you may have your own opinions on what is …

Recipes

The 10 Most Iconic Denim Moments in Film

Denim has a special place in every person's wardrobe, so it comes as no surprise that the sturdy cotton fabric is well represented in the movies, …

The best part of The Last Jedi trailer is that we have no idea what’s going on

The first long-awaited teaser for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is here. But while this tantalizing two minutes of footage has finally given fans the first glimpse of the upcoming sequel, it’s as deliberately vague as the various teasers for <i>The Force Awakens</i> were<i>.</i> Yes, the cinematography is beautiful. …

Malcolm Gladwell on Why We Shouldn’t Value Speed Over Power | Heleo

“Let’s create a safe space for the neurotic tortoise as opposed to penalizing him at the point of entry.”<p><b>Malcolm Gladwell</b>, known for his deep …

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

Mind

13 Eye-Popping Quotes That Defined The Week

For someone who speaks with as much conviction as President Trump, he sure has a way of changing positions with an equal level of certitude.<p>We looked into those reversals here and here, and some of them make up a good chunk of some of the list below of eye-popping quotes from the week that was. You …

The Tax March Explained: Protesters Hope to Pressure Trump Into Releasing Returns

Thousands of protesters are expected to turn out on Saturday in cities across the country as part of Tax March, a demonstration that organizers hope will put pressure on President Trump to release his personal returns.<p>The march — which organizers estimate has the backing of about 70 organizations — …

Donald Trump

Trump's Travel Costs Add Up, Setting Him On Path To Outspend Obama

Ordinary folks can fly from the Washington, D.C., area to southeast Florida for $200-300 round-trip, if they book in advance. For the president, the trip is a little more costly.<p>Exactly how much is not currently public, though. The conservative group Judicial Watch, which has been tracking the cost …

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump: Pillars of Family-Driven West Wing

WASHINGTON — One has an office down the hall from the president in the White House; the other just moved into an office a floor up. One recently visited war-torn Iraq as the president’s emissary; the other will soon head to Berlin at the invitation of Germany’s chancellor.<p>Both have seats at the …

Prince Harry and 'girlfriend' Meghan Markle are "the real deal"

Prince Harry and his rumoured new girlfriend Meghan Markle are “the real deal”.<p>The rumoured couple were reportedly introduced to each other in May …

What are the health risks to think about when flying long-distance?

We’re so used to long-distance flying these days that few of us consider the health risks involved, but should we be more alert? Dr Jane …

Heart Rates

Brad Who? Angelina Jolie Already Removing All Tattoos Related To Pitt

Out with the old! RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal that <b>Angelina Jolie</b> is wasting no time removing all traces of her ex, <b>Brad Pitt</b>. In her latest …

Gwen Stefani Turns the Obamas' Final State Dinner Into a Date Night With Blake Shelton

It was date night for Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton at the White House on Tuesday. The couple, who will be celebrating one year together in November, made a lovely appearance at Barack and Michelle Obama's final state dinner. Gwen, whose father is of Italian descent, performed at the event, which …

Inside Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s ‘Strained’ Divorce Negotiations as Temporary Agreement About the Kids Ends

One month after she filed for divorce, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are still locked in divorce negotiations — with disagreements over child custody …

Happy Anniversary, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel! A Look Back at Their Most Adorable Moments

In some pleasant Hollywood news today, power couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are celebrating five years of marriage. The musician and actress were married in Puglia, Italy, in 2012 surrounded by around 100 guests, with Biel dressed in a pastel pink, frothy, wedding gown. Two years ago …

Justin Timberlake

Maddox Jolie-Pitt May Be Influencing His Siblings’ Relationships With Brad — Expert Says

Uh oh! Maddox Jolie-Pitt has allegedly taken his mom Angelina’s side in her nasty divorce from Brad Pitt, and that could totally affect how his …

Sarah Jessica Parker Confesses Sex and the City Feud Rumors 'Upset Me for a Very Long Time'

Sarah Jessica Parker is setting the record straight when it comes to her rumored feuds with the women of <i>Sex and the City</i>.<p>During an appearance on <i>The</i> …

Dorothy's Ruby Slippers From The Wizard of Oz Get a Rescue Fund on Kickstarter

The Smithsonian Institution is turning to Kickstarter to help conserve Dorothy’s iconic ruby slippers, made in 1939 for <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> musical …

Jennifer Lawrence Is “Casually Dating” Scarf Aficionado Darren Aronofsky

You may also know him as the guy who directed Black Swan.<p>Jennifer Lawrence is back on the dating scene, according to the good people at <i>People</i>. One pal who claims to have knowledge of J.Law’s dating life tells the mag that the actress has been seeing director Darren Aronofsky. “They’ve been hanging …

Tom Cruise Recreates His Most Famous Roles, From ‘Top Gun’ to ‘Risky Business,’ With James Corden

Highway to the Danger Zone! <b>Tom Cruise</b> teamed up with <b>James Corden</b> to re-create some of his most iconic film roles on <i>The Late Late Show</i> on Wednesday, …

Beyonce ‘Disappointed’ In Kanye After Diss: He Should Be Caring For Kim Not Starting Feuds

Oh snap! Kanye West’s sudden tantrum against Jay Z and Beyonce has not gone unnoticed by the ‘Lemonade’ hitmaker. HollywoodLife.com has learned …

The 5 Breakout Film Stars Everyone Will Be Talking About This Fall

Chris Pine Joins Disney's A Wrinkle in Time

Chris Pine has boarded “A Wrinkle in Time,” Disney’s adaptation of the beloved 1962 fantasy classic written by Madeleine L’Engle.<p>The novel follows …

Kate Middleton’s Secret Style Weapon Gives Prince William a Makeover

Natasha Archer, who has long been responsible for the Duchess of Cambridge’s showstopping wardrobe, was tasked with updating Prince William’s wardrobe.<p>She is the <b>Duchess of Cambridge’s</b> secret style weapon, and now Kensington Palace’s in-house stylist <b>Natasha Archer</b> has given <b>Prince William’s</b> wardrobe …

Kate Middleton Dazzles in Alexander McQueen to Welcome Olympic Champions to Buckingham Palace

Kate Middleton doesn’t have any Olympic medals under her belt, but we’d give her an honorary gold for her expert style skills. The Duchess of …