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    Tiffany Haddish's viral story nabs her a Groupon gig

    (CNN)Going viral has landed actress Tiffany Haddish a new gig. When Haddish appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" in July to promote her film "Girls Trip," she cracked him up with her story about taking the film's costar, Jada Pinkett Smitth, and her husband Will Smith on a Louisiana swamp tour using a Groupon.

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    Trump hotels swarmed with 's***hole' reviews on Yelp

    Five days ago, the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC had an average Yelp rating of 4 out of 5 stars. As of today, that average had dropped two full stars after hundreds of reviews describing the hotel as a "s***hole" were posted with the lowest-possible one-star rating. Almost 800 reviews describing the hotel using the expletive were posted between Thursday and Monday, according to New Knowledge, a company that tracks the spread of misinformation online. The reviews follow reports that President Donald Trump had used the word "shithole" in describing African countries while discussing immigration with lawmakers last Thursday. Trump has acknowledged using "tough" language during the conversation,

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    What does NHS compensation pay for?

    Thomas Hord and his family were given almost £8m in compensation by the NHS after he was starved of oxygen during birth. But what does the money pay for?

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    Bond actress accuses Seagal of assault

    Actor and producer Steven Seagal has denied an allegation of sexual assault from former Bond girl Rachel Grant. Ms Grant, who played the character Peaceful in James Bond film Die Another Day in 2002, told the BBC she was emboldened by women sharing their stories of sexual harassment as part of the #MeToo campaign.

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    A&E waiting time performance hits new low

    The performance of Scotland's A&E units in the first week of the year deteriorated, despite recording a record low at the end of 2017. The latest weekly figures showed 77.9% of patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time. The figure was even lower than the previous week which was the worst since weekly recording began three years ago. The Scottish government said the flu rate had doubled at the start of the year, putting pressure on A&E. Health Secretary Shona Robison said: "Despite the flu rate doubling in a week, A&E performance remained broadly the same, with nearly four out of five people attending A&E admitted, discharged or transferred within four hours." The stats for the

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    Bobby Zarin of 'Real Housewives' dead at 71

    "Real Housewives" producer Andy Cohen tweeted: "I always enjoyed Bobby Zarin and admired his cool presence and steady hand." Bravo, which aired the show, offered condolences. In a statement published on its website, the network told the family that "our hearts are with you all." The Zarins rose to fame after Jill Zarin was cast on the series. She appeared for the first four seasons. "Real Housewives" often highlighted their partnership and loving relationship; they ran a designer fabric store called Zarin Fabrics. Zarin thought he had beaten thyroid cancer in 2009, according to People, but the disease returned four years later and settled in his lungs. "The radioactive iodine usually kills off

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    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at age 46

    (CNN)Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish band The Cranberries, died in London on Monday, according to a statement from her publicist. O'Riordan, who was 46, died "suddenly" according to the statement, but no details were given on the cause of her death. The singer was in London for a short recording session, the statement added. The Cranberries rose to global fame in the mid-1990s with a string of hits, including "Linger," "Zombie" and "Dreams." The group, from Limerick, has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. In 2007 O'Riordan launched a solo project with her album "Are you Listening?" before reuniting with the group in 2009. That same year she also teamed up with The Smiths'