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Comedian, actor, writer, producer and director Chris Rock

His co-stars alongside Julie Delpy in the new film Two Days in New York. It's a sequel to Two Days in Paris. Rock plays a talk radio show host named Mingus. He¿s also producing a new comedy show on the FX network, called Totally Biased. Rock has won several Emmys for his comedy specials and TV shows. He's had roles in dozens of films and television programs, and got his big break as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993.
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A coffee entrepreneur claims his brew is different — and better — than the trendy civet poop coffee. And it starts with the idea that elephants, unlike humans or civets, are herbivores.
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Maureen McDonnell Didn't Give Special Treatment To Star Scientific, Witness Testifies

A defense witness in the corruption trail against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, says the former first lady often traveled the state promoting state businesses, countering the notion she gave special treatment to the company at the heart of the corruption trial.
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The Momentum Of The Ice Bucket Challenge — And What It Means For ALS

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