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This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

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This Muslim Convert Is Changing The Conversation About Women In Islam With Music And Humor

- COPENHAGEN, Denmark ― Annette Bellaoui remembers the moment well. She was meeting a leading politician in the Danish People’s Party, known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric. He stared at her, “seriously contemplating” Bellaoui in a way that seemed as though he was asking himself, “‘does this woman have hand grenades in her pockets?’” “There was fear and anger and everything in his face,” she recalled

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Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump

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Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump

- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's trolling of US FBI director James Comey's firing was relatively benign; ostensibly, Lavrov's mock surprise at being told of the firing could be taken for a diplomat's polite refusal to discuss the host country's domestic politics. This week, however, the Russian jokes at the expense of the United States got positively unpleasant. First, President Vladimir Putin "offered" to provide the US Congress with a recording of Lavrov's conversation with Trump, in which the US president allegedly revealed highly classified information (the word Putin used, "zapis", cannot really be translated as "transcript", as the Kremlin later claimed)

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Comedian Rhod Gilbert suffered a ‘suspected mini stroke’ while sitting on the toilet

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Comedian Rhod Gilbert suffered a ‘suspected mini stroke’ while sitting on the toilet

- COMEDIAN Rhod Gilbert has revealed he suffered what he believes was a mini stroke while alone at home in London. The Welsh funny man said he was actually sitting on the toilet when his arm started shaking involuntarily. Speaking to Wales Online, the 48-year-old said it was like his arm was “waving at someone”. He added: “About 30 seconds it went on for, and I can vouch 100 per cent

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Pope jokes early birthday greetings may bring a jinx

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Pope jokes early birthday greetings may bring a jinx

- VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, who turns 80 on Saturday, responded to thousands of people singing "Happy Birthday" on Wednesday by joking that doing it early may bring a jinx on him. "Thank you very much for your greetings for my upcoming birthday," the Argentine pope said at his general audience, the last public appearance before the birthday. "But I'll tell you something that will make you laugh. In my

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Malaysia’s comedy veteran Harith Iskander crowned ‘funniest person in the world’

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Malaysia’s comedy veteran Harith Iskander crowned ‘funniest person in the world’

- KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s stand-up comedy king Harith Iskander, 50, has been judged as the world's funniest person in a contest held in Helsinki, Finland on Saturday (Dec 10). Harith, who was announced the champion of Laugh Factory’s Funniest Person in the World 2016 competition, laughed his way ahead of four other contenders: Alex Calleja from the Philippines, Greece's Katerina Vrana, Mino Van Nassau from India and Israel's David Kilimnick. As

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We reveal jaw-dropping wealth of top-earning comedians from Ricky Gervais to Peter Kay, Jimmy Carr and Miranda Hart

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We reveal jaw-dropping wealth of top-earning comedians from Ricky Gervais to Peter Kay, Jimmy Carr and Miranda Hart

- COMEDIANS are laughing all the way to the bank. Peter Kay’s two companies amassed £28million in the year to March, figures showed this week. A source said: “He easily makes more than the vast majority of pop stars.” Here we reveal the estimated fortunes of our top-earning comics – and shares jokes that helped them get rich. Ricky Gervais THE Office was sold to more than 80 countries and he

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Seen@ The Boston Comedy Festival's 'Best of the Fest' at CityStage in Springfield

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Seen@ The Boston Comedy Festival's 'Best of the Fest' at CityStage in Springfield

- SPRINGFIELD – The Bud Light Stand Up Comedy Series featured the Boston Comedy Festival Best of the Fest at CityStage on Friday, November 18. Headlining the festival was Joe Yannetty, a comedian who draws on his travels and Italian heritage. Yannetty with his Boston blue-collar upbringing has been featured throughout America's best comedy clubs and cruise ships. Performances included Circus Maximus Showroom at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, the Kennedy

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Comedian John Cleese recaps all 6 seasons of 'The Walking Dead'

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Comedian John Cleese recaps all 6 seasons of 'The Walking Dead'

- If you need a fast way to catch up on The Walking Dead before the new season starts, let comedian John Cleese school you on all the show's major plot points - in just over four minutes. In a new online video, the legendary comedian narrates the last six seasons of the AMC horror-drama with his typical dry British humour, offering up some comedy gold as he describes the characters

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Pop. Divine Comedy de retour aux affaires... de cœur

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Pop. Divine Comedy de retour aux affaires... de cœur

- L'Irlandais Neil Hannon, membre unique du groupe The Divine Comedy, sort d’un silence de six ans avec son onzième album, Foreverland. Son talent mélodique reste intact. Son humour aussi. Dandy un jour, dandy toujours. Les années passent, l’Irlandais Neil Hannon ne varie pas. Tenue impeccable, manières élégantes. Affable et volontiers piquant. Un gentleman. Tout juste s’est-il laissé pousser le bouc. Plus de vingt ans qu’il envoie au paradis, avec The

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We need stand up comedy on Tv | The

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We need stand up comedy on Tv | The

- Tafadzwa Zimoyo : Silver screen. Happy Tuesday as always. Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt. The above adage reminds me of the assertion that if you know you cause in life definitely you will make a difference. I remember my uncle telling me that, “may you always do what you

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  • Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump
    Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump

    , stuff.co.nz

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's trolling of US FBI director James Comey's firing was relatively benign; ostensibly, Lavrov's mock surprise at being told of the firing could be taken for a diplomat's polite refusal to discuss the host country's domestic politics. This week, however, the Russian jokes at the expense of the United States got positively unpleasant. First, President Vladimir Putin "offered" to provide the US Congress with a recording of Lavrov's conversation with Trump, in which the US president allegedly revealed highly classified information (the word Putin used, "zapis", cannot really be translated as "transcript", as the Kremlin later claimed)

     

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  • Pope jokes early birthday greetings may bring a jinx
    Pope jokes early birthday greetings may bring a jinx

    , todayonline.com

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, who turns 80 on Saturday, responded to thousands of people singing "Happy Birthday" on Wednesday by joking that doing it early may bring a jinx on him. "Thank you very much for your greetings for my upcoming birthday," the Argentine pope said at his general audience, the last public appearance before the birthday. "But I'll tell you something that will make you laugh. In my

     

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  • Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump
    Russia's laughing at the United States, not President Donald Trump

    , stuff.co.nz

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's trolling of US FBI director James Comey's firing was relatively benign; ostensibly, Lavrov's mock surprise at being told of the firing could be taken for a diplomat's polite refusal to discuss the host country's domestic politics. This week, however, the Russian jokes at the expense of the United States got positively unpleasant. First, President Vladimir Putin "offered" to provide the US Congress with a recording of Lavrov's conversation with Trump, in which the US president allegedly revealed highly classified information (the word Putin used, "zapis", cannot really be translated as "transcript", as the Kremlin later claimed)

     

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  • Jon Richardson brings comedy show tour to Isle of Man
    Jon Richardson brings comedy show tour to Isle of Man

    , iomtoday.co.im

    One of the funniest and most recognisable comedians in the UK is preparing for a run of shows in Douglas next month. Jon Richardson is to perform two concerts at the Gaiety Theatre on Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday 22. He is currently touring the UK with his stand up show, which has the fairly self-deprecating title ‘Jon Richardson – Old Man’. The title is a send up of the

     

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