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Forecasters expand tropical storm warning along Gulf Coast Forecasters expand tropical storm warning along Gulf Coast
- June 23, 2017

The storm is packing heavy rain, with between four and eight inches likely as it moves north and up to 10 inches possible for parts of the gulf coast, including the Florida Panhandle. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency because of the threat of torrential rains and other severe weather, including unsafe high tides and rip currents. (more...)
List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
- June 22, 2017

CBS News reported that the note was not necessarily an "assassination list", but that it indicated Hodgkinson had recently focused on the individuals on the list. Duncan had told Hodgkinson that Republicans were playing before leaving. "It's pure speculation what was in this guy's head", O'Connor said. Hodgkinson was killed in an encounter with police who responded to the scene Wednesday morning. (more...)
DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources
- June 22, 2017

The Queen's Speech was also dropped in 2011 under David Cameron's then-coalition government. It means some manifesto pledges are likely to be scaled back or scrapped. He said: "Talks are going on but one thing I'm absolutely certain about is the DUP don't want to see another election and Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street". (more...)
Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors
- June 20, 2017

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele has said he will retry the case . But on the long bus ride home to Pittsburgh, he said, there was little talk. Several of them attended the criminal trial with their lawyers. Cosby's defense against Andrea Constand's allegation that he drugged and raped her in 2004 was that they had consensual sex. (more...)
Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
- June 20, 2017

Reruns ran after " Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly ". The three shows that aired on ABC after Kelly's - "Celebrity Family Feud", "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" - earned at least 1.4 million more viewers than Kelly's did. (more...)
Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement Sean Spicer is interviewing his own replacement
- June 20, 2017

The daily briefings from the White House podium were frequently broadcast live on the major cable news networks and his combative back-and-forths with reporters soon earned him a lampooning on NBC's " Saturday Night Live ", where actress Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of him has become a national sensation. (more...)
Sphero's spidey-sense tingles with a Spider-Man desk friend
- June 18, 2017

It's a tabletop companion that responds to your voice, tells stories, virtually joins you on missions, and can watch over your room. Again, though, the idea is that Sphero will continuously add stories to Spider-Man's arsenal. BB8 ended up being a popular toy for Sphero and now the company has announced another one, the new Sphero Spider Man Toy. Spider-Man for PlayStation 4 will release in 2018. (more...)
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky' Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
- June 17, 2017

His eldest son, Anthony told the Times that John had passed away from pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles . A native of Oak Park, Ill., Avildsen started out as a cinematographer, and shot his directorial debut, Turn on to Love in 1969. (more...)
Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says
- June 16, 2017

Now authorities also are searching for a 2008 white Ford F250 pickup truck with the Georgia tag BCX-5372. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said Thursday that the reward for information on the fugitives had been increased to $130,000. Sills said the two inmates got a head start by taking and tossing the Honda driver's cellphone and locking the other 31 prisoners inside the bus. After their bloody jailbreak, the two convicts were spotted in the town of Madison where they broke into a ... (more...)
Wonder Woman lassoes true in fight against evil
- June 12, 2017

A movie theater in the Palestinian city of Ramallah has chose to refrain from screening this month's #1 movie around the world, Wonder Woman , which stars Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot for what appear to be politically motivated reasons. (more...)
Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments
- June 12, 2017

District of Columbia Atty. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and his D.C. counterpart, Karl Racine, didn't disclose the focus of the litigation, which they said in a statement they would formally announce Monday afternoon. Each, however, faces legal hurdles over standing to sue the president. The entrance to the Trump International Hotel in D.C. was splashed with guerilla art in May, suggesting that foreign guest could drop off bribes inside. (more...)
Islamists kill 13 Philippine marines in wartorn Marawi city Islamists kill 13 Philippine marines in wartorn Marawi city
- June 10, 2017

Forty soldiers were also wounded in the 14-hour firefight on Friday in Marawi City, 800 kilometres south of Manila , said marine spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo. The military on Saturday said that this is the biggest single-day loss for the government forces in a battle which has been ongoing for almost three weeks. (more...)
Sports Man Utd to Part Ways With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sports Man Utd to Part Ways With Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- June 09, 2017

According to the Daily Telegraph , talks are already underway for United to sign the Spain worldwide as Ibrahimovic's departure should be all but confirmed tomorrow with his name to be left off a list of players retained by the club. Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata is just one of the names mentioned to relpace Ibrahimovic in the summer, after United cooled their interest in Atletico Madrid's Antione Griezmann. (more...)
Apple's Announces HomePod to Rival Amazon Echo Apple's Announces HomePod to Rival Amazon Echo
- June 09, 2017

On paper, Apple's choice to present the HomePod a Sonos-esque high-end audio speaker that's powered by Siri compared to a Siri-powered home assistant is deliberate and a concession. Apple said that makes the Mac a great platform for development virtual-reality "experiences". It's part of Apple's effort to entice professionals with tablets that can handle many tasks previously reserved for laptops. (more...)
Ariana Grande Resumes 'Dangerous Woman' Tour in Paris
- June 08, 2017

Roads will be blocked off around the concert venue in the east of Paris while police will help security guards to check fans as they arrive for the show. The cricket ground was flooded with face paint, glitter, placards and Grande's bunny ears and witnessed a sea of raised hands as Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford opened the gig with the song "Timshel", saying "Let's not be afraid, Manchester ". (more...)
Grande honors Manchester victims
- June 06, 2017

All the artists performed on at the Old Trafford on Sunday did so for free this despite another terror attack hit the United Kingdom recently post the Ariana concert episode. While her emotional performance melted hearts across the world, the huge rock on her ring finger did not go unnoticed and soon fans started speculating that the singer may have been engaged to the Divine Feminine album maker. (more...)
Gal Gadot discovers character's power in costume
- June 05, 2017

Its critical rating dropped from 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes to 93 percent, but that's still worlds away from DC's other ventures. Diana now knows that she must leave the island to help fight in this war and ultimately kill Ares, the son of Zeus, in order to put an end to all wars. (more...)
Jim Carrey defends Kathy Griffin: 'Comedians are last voice of truth'
- June 02, 2017

Griffin, 56, a two-time Emmy-winning performer known for her deliberately provocative brand of humour, has appeared as co-host of CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast from Times Square in NY with anchor Anderson Cooper since 2007. A long-running feud with Sarah Palin prompted the former Alaskan governor to label Griffin a "bully". When a madman shot and critically wounded Rep. (more...)
Pro-Tamil outfit burns Rajnikanth's effigy opposing his entry into politics Pro-Tamil outfit burns Rajnikanth's effigy opposing his entry into politics
- May 30, 2017

Though Rajinikanth has maintained that he has no political aspirations, there has been speculation around the actor possibly launching his own political outfit to fill in the void that has been left in state politics after the demise of popular Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. (more...)
Flying objects shot down after crossing North-South border
- May 29, 2017

The council met behind closed doors to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea following the launch on Sunday of a medium-range missile that again raised alarm over Pyongyang's military capabilities. Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from North following the incident on Tuesday, before saying Wednesday that balloons carrying propaganda leaflets had blown in across the frontier, one of the most fortified locations in the world. (more...)
Montana Republican waits to apologize for assaulting reporter until after he wins
- May 29, 2017

There was no indication that Gianforte knew or cared that Jacobs was Jewish when he allegedly threw the reporter to the ground and broke his glasses, leading to misdemeanor assault charges. Greg Gianforte was charged with assault on the eve of the special election. On CBS' Late Show , Stephen Colbert touched on the special congressional election saying Gianforte may or may not win but "he will definitely win the next Wrestlemania ". (more...)
WGOLF - White records top-20 finish at NCAA Championships WGOLF - White records top-20 finish at NCAA Championships
- May 28, 2017

BU shot 18-over 306 in Monday's final round and finished at 53-over 917, three stokes in front of the cut. The quarterfinal and semifinal matches will take place Tuesday, with the final two teams advancing to play for the national title Wednesday. (more...)
War of words between TRS, BJP intensifies over Amit Shah's comments War of words between TRS, BJP intensifies over Amit Shah's comments
- May 26, 2017

CBN all set to impress Amit Shah :- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu joined hands with BJP during the 2015 elections however he seemed to be not much impressed with BJP as they failed to fulfil their promises. "The Centre is bearing the full cost of Polavaram project". Talking about the three-year rule of the Modi government, Shah said it has launched as many as 106 new schemes for people's welfare since 2014. (more...)
PHOTOS Bella Thorne and Scott Disick reignite threesome gossip with Cannes frolic PHOTOS Bella Thorne and Scott Disick reignite threesome gossip with Cannes frolic
- May 25, 2017

Entertainment Tonight reported that the pair didn't leave until early Tuesday morning and was seen smiling for photographers as they drove off together in his auto. Kourtney is having fun and he makes her happy. News that the father-of-three's decision to bringing Thorne, "is 100 percent to piss Kourtney off". (more...)
'Dancing with the Stars' recap: A new star is crowned
- May 25, 2017

Here's what went down in the finale. Retired Cubs catcher David Ross fell short of pulling off another historic comeback Tuesday on " Dancing with the Stars ". The excitement earns the couple their first ideal score. He really is the underdog! So far, he's the frontrunner with a ideal 80 out of 80. Of course, the announcement of the victor didn't come until the actual final minute of the show. (more...)
Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun 2, again Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun 2, again
- May 24, 2017

Yeah, it's true". "I'm going to start filming it, probably in the next year", the 54-year-old added, with a big grin across his face. "It's happening. Cruise is now on the promotion trail for his new movie The Mummy . "Didn't you see my head was on the floor?' He was like, 'Well I told you, they don't call me Bozo for nothing'". (more...)
Nicole Kidman is tutu graceful in net skirt at Cannes film premiere
- May 23, 2017

Actresses Elle Fanning, right, and Nicole Kidman embrace upon departure after the screening of the film How To Talk To Girls At Parties at the 70th worldwide film festival, Cannes , southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. "It is still the way in which I express myself", the actress said. A few queasy critics walked out of the screening when it got a bit gory and there were even a few boos. (more...)
Justice Dept. wants more ways to deny sanctuary cities money Justice Dept. wants more ways to deny sanctuary cities money
- May 23, 2017

The new filing comes in the wake of a memo released on Monday in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally endorsed a narrower interpretation of Trump's order, saying that the only funds the government meant to withhold were certain grants tied to law enforcement programs. (more...)
Sensex hits record high as consumer stocks surge Sensex hits record high as consumer stocks surge
- May 20, 2017

Likewise, the 50-scrip NSE barometer Nifty slipped from its all-time high to finish at 9,429.45, down 96.30 points, or 1.01 percent. Rates on over 1200 items were finalised by the GST council with 81% facing a levy of up to 18%. However, Asian Paints fell 2.43 per cent, Gail India 1.48 per cent, M&M 1.35 per cent, HDFC 1.16 per cent, TCS 1.08 per cent, Power Grid 1.06 per cent, Hero Motoco 0.96 per cent and Dr Reddy's 0.83 per cent. (more...)
'Young Sheldon': First Look At Upcoming 'Big Bang Theory' Prequel 'Young Sheldon': First Look At Upcoming 'Big Bang Theory' Prequel
- May 18, 2017

Iain Armitage will star in Young Sheldon, based on Jim Parson's eccentric character in The Big Bang Theory. "All three hours improved this season from a year ago", he said, tossing in an assertion that Friday nights on the rest of broadcast look like the home of misfit toys. (more...)

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