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Author: 0 The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

James T. Hodgkinson , 66, allegedly opened fire on a Congressional baseball team as Republicans were practicing for an annual game to be played at Nationals Park Thursday. Congress announced Thursday that the annual Congressional Baseball Game is still on after Wednesday's attack during the GOP practice. The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Author: 0 US DOJ Antitrust Division greenlights Dow-DuPont merger

Dow will sell a plastics packaging unit. Two of the new companies, which will focus on agriculture and specialty products, will be headquartered in DE, while a third, material sciences business, will have headquarters in Dow's hometown of Midland, Michigan.

Culture Saif Ali Khan Gets His Right Wrist Inked
Author: 0 Saif Ali Khan Gets His Right Wrist Inked

He further stated that as she has got her degree from a prestigious college, it is beyond his comprehension why after having done that, she would not want to work in NY. Now many might want to see the young boy on the big screen too but did you know that he has already made an appearance in a movie? "This is not the life, any parent would want for their children".

Author: 0 Firefighter remembers Grenfell Tower children screaming for help

It is going to take a period of time for our specialists, both from the police and from the London Fire Brigade, to fully search that building to make sure we locate and recover everybody that has sadly perished in that fire. He also reiterated the Government's promise to rehouse those displaced by the fire within three weeks, either in Kensington, or neighbouring boroughs.

Culture Kayleigh Morris removed from Big Brother house over 'threats'
Author: 0 Kayleigh Morris removed from Big Brother house over 'threats'

Viewers were not impressed that Sukhvinder had been allowed a post-exit interview and appearance on companion show Big Brother's Bit On The Side because she had left of her own accord rather than being booted out by the public. Marnie is it? I don't know. "I would have said that and I said but after what she's done to me, now I don't think that". The reality TV contestant was forced to leave the Channel 5 show on Saturday.

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . The president made a tweet about his defeated Democratic opponent complaining that the probe is unfair. Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation.

Culture India targets $1 trillion digital economy by 2022
Author: 0 India targets $1 trillion digital economy by 2022

India has the enormous potential to go to Dollars 2 to 3 to 4 trillion digital economy potential", Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters after meeting with top industry leaders. "There was unanimity among all the participants that Dollars 1-trillion digital economy is an understatement". He also stated that a framework for startup cluster policy will be developed .

Culture London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing
Author: 0 London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

British Prime Minister Theresa May has also ordered a judge-led public inquiry into the incident. "I'm just looking at that building every day". TRT World's Simon Mcgregor Wood has more from London . London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said her crews had identified a "number" of those killed, "but we know there will be more".

Culture Jab Harry Met Sejal to change marketing grammar
Author: 0 Jab Harry Met Sejal to change marketing grammar

Head draped in a turban, Shah Rukh Khan stood in between the filmmaker and Anushka . Talking about it, Shah Rukh said in a statement: "The whole idea of "mini trails" is to introduce Harry and Sejal , the two players amidst the attractive love story".

Author: 0 Microsoft want official Xbox emulation on the PC

We've been meeting with developers, you heard EA on our stage saying they're going to optimize this because they want to show consumers the most wonderful version of their games, and the Xbox One X is going to deliver that for them". The console also supports 4K games, which is now at the top edge of video game technology . Ars Technica's Mark Walton and Sam Machkovech discuss everything you need to know about Microsoft's latest console in the video above.

Culture Before she was Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot was a singing mermaid
Author: 0 Before she was Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot was a singing mermaid

The film shows us all just how powerful we can be and that it isn't brute force that can win wars but rather love and compassion. They're mostly posing in gowns a bit like the dress Wonder Woman wore in the scene when she attends a party with the sword where she can grab it quickly.

Author: 0 London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

This is not a matter for the council but for the coroner, police and other emergency services. The emergency services have said there is no chance of finding survivors and confirmed operations at the site were now just to recover more bodies.

Author: 0 DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

Major said that any DUP deal would inevitably involve giving extra cash to Northern Ireland at the expense of other parts of the UK. Britain voted by 52 per cent in favour of leaving the European Union in a referendum previous year. Leo Varadkar made his comments after meeting with the leader of the DUP which is in talks to keep May in power. May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to the negotiations surrounding Brexit .

Culture Trump slams report on obstruction probe
Author: 0 Trump slams report on obstruction probe

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. So this particular tweet coming from Trump on Friday morning went off like a siren. Why is Mr Trump being investigated? Those who have agreed to be interviewed , according to the Post , include Dan Coats , director of national intelligence; Mike Rogers , chief of the National Security ...

Author: 0 Uber hopes Holder report will help restore its reputation

His decision to take time off as CEO of Uber comes after a hard few months for the company, which has been under fire after former employee Susan Fowler alleged that Uber failed to adequately handle sexual harassment and gender discrimination complaints.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 5 registers big ratings for ABC

In case you missed it, RiRi was courtside for Game 1 of the finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, cheering on the Cavaliers and literally bowing down to Lebron James' greatness. "I think we handle (the White House situation) when it gets there". The team has recently addressed the speculation, saying they haven't made a decision just yet.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury

Constand testified last week that Cosby gave her three blue pills and then penetrated her with her fingers against her will as she lay paralyzed and half-conscious. Prosecutors suggest Cosby gave her something stronger. Cosby's wife, Camille, appeared in court for the first time Monday morning, entering and exiting on her husband's arm and sitting through McMonagle's closing argument.

Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7-bil

But Whole Foods customers are loyal, and some shoppers are excited about Amazon's purchase. The merger of Whole Foods and Amazon is expected to close later in 2017 after gaining approval from USA regulators and Whole Foods' stockholders.

Culture Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them
Author: 0 Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them "pariah" and "terrorist"

Fred Warmbier , the father of Otto Warmbier , who North Korea freed the other day, and Kelly Martin, an official from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center spoke to the press today about Otto's condition. "We have no certain or verifiable knowledge of the cause or circumstances of his neurological injury", Dr. Kanter said, "It's usually seen as a result of cardiopulmonary arrest, where blood supply to the bran is inadequate for a period of time ".

Culture On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters
Author: 0 On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

Jurors asked earlier in the week for clarity around the language of count three, which pertains to whether Cosby administered "drugs, intoxicants or other means for the objective of preventing resistance" without Constand's knowledge. He drove Constand to her interview with suburban Philadelphia police in January 2005 and testified that he advised her and her mother to record any conversations with Cosby.

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth Meets Locals Affected By London Fire

More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) has been raised for victims of the London high-rise fire that has killed at least 30 people and left dozens homeless. Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add an insulation layer to ageing concrete and steel structures.

Author: 0 7 reported missing after US Navy ship collision off Japan

There's no indication what sort of equipment the ACX Crystal , a Philippine-flagged 732-foot container ship, carried, but even less sophisticated radar systems can offer software that calculates trajectories and alerts operators when they're on a collision course.

Author: 0 London fire protesters storm city hall

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of tower dead could exceed 100 by saying: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". The council and police have said they are unable to provide the figure amid claims information is being held back. Queen Elizabeth II visited the scene accompanied by her grandson Prince William .

Culture Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Rosenstein serves under Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Speculation continued unabated and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein , who appointed the counsel, was asked about it at a Senate hearing on Tuesday morning . He dismissed as phoney the idea his campaign colluded with any Russian effort to sway the 2016 election. Cullen is a former federal prosecutor who has long ties to former FBI director James Comey , whom Trump fired on May 9.

Author: 0 'Cars 3' Cast List - Meet the Voice Actors!

Wonder what happens to the female cars when they get old? Being part of a franchise, you know what to expect from " Cars 3 ". Joking: What did she pay to be in a Pixar movie? These days they have self-consciously set their sights lower.

Culture Gov. Rick Scott supports President Trump's Cuba policy changes
Author: 0 Gov. Rick Scott supports President Trump's Cuba policy changes

He has already pulled the United States out of a major worldwide climate treaty and is trying to scrap his predecessor's landmark healthcare program. Sanctions regarding business dealings between the US and companies controlled by the Cuban military are also going to be reinstated, and American tourists will be prohibited from spending money in hotels or restaurants that are in any way linked to the Cuban government.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins not yet signed on to direct Wonder Woman sequel

Wonder Woman is in theaters now. I guess we'll just have to keep our fingers crossed that Patty Jenkins will somehow pull a rabbit outta her hat and find a place for our beloved Steve Trevor Wonder Woman's next chapter. It hasn't even been out for a week yet, but by nearly every measure Wonder Woman is already a serious hit. Well, I still love watching movies and, yep, I still love talking about them.

Culture At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense
Author: 0 At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense

Specifically, the jurors asked to hear a portion where the concerned mom described how she felt after speaking with Cosby. Cosby has denied every accusation and said his encounter with Constand was consensual. Paul, in an interview with Minnesota Public Radio. As the panel deliberated charges that could send him to prison for the rest of his life, Cosby tweeted thanks to his fans and supporters.

Culture Trump to announce new Cuba policy on Friday
Author: 0 Trump to announce new Cuba policy on Friday

A White House official said that Trump will not reinstate the " wet foot, dry foot " policy and that diplomatic relations will remain. Americans pursuing this type of travel would have to go in groups, the official said. Now, President Trump will likely reverse at least some of that policy. It's a shame that President Trump listened to two hardline members of Congress instead of the majority of his Republican base, the majority of the American people and nearly every single Cuban on the ...

Author: 0 Fans gather in Pittsburgh for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

We couldn't do it without you. Jun 11, 2017; Nashville , TN, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) during the first period in game six of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena.

Author: 0 Berger retains St Jude Classic, Power & McDowell seven adrift in Memphis

Seeking his second PGA Tour win and first since 2008, Reavie was flawless as he set the pace with a second-round 65 at TPC Southwind. He will head with renewed confidence to the US Open starting at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Thursday, while Schwartzel will also have a spring in his step after his near miss.

Culture Andrea Constand Testifies on Day 2 of Bill Cosby Trial
Author: 0 Andrea Constand Testifies on Day 2 of Bill Cosby Trial

She was 31 at the time and had befriended him through Temple University in Philadelphia, where he served on the board of trustees. Prior to the start of proceedings, she approached the defense table, where Cosby rose and warmly greeted her.

Author: 0 'Bachelor in Paradise' show production stopped amid claims of sexual misconduct

As we reported, after the complaint was filed Warner Bros immediately dismissed both DeMario and Corinne and launched an investigation into "misconduct". We're pissed that this whole thing happened... The incident allegedly occurred between Olympios and Jackson, who had been encouraged by production to spend time together.

Culture Catholic community offers prayer, supplies for London fire victims
Author: 0 Catholic community offers prayer, supplies for London fire victims

Police announced on Thursday that they had opened a criminal investigation into the blaze, which engulfed the 24-story apartment block on Wednesday, leaving at least 30 people dead and several more injured. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Cambridge visited the area Friday and met with residents and community representatives, CNN reported. "They need answers to provide them with security and peace of mind".

Author: 0 Burning Questions We Have After Watching Wonder Woman

It was one of the trips to Los Angeles in which she got a call from Zack Snyder , who directed Batman v Superman , Gadot's first outing as Wonder Woman . "You want to do a movie like this because you believe in it", she said . Facebook/WonderWomanfilmA promo image of DC Films' " Wonder Woman ", showing favorable reviews, used as the cover photo on the movie's official Facebook page.

Author: 0 Royals visit survivors of high-rise fire as death toll increases

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people were missing after compiling a list of verified reports . Local residents also say they are angry that their safety concerns had been ignored and that people had been told to stay in their flats in the event of a fire.

Culture The Tony Awards needed more Bette Midler, less head-scratching
Author: 0 The Tony Awards needed more Bette Midler, less head-scratching

The 71-year-old Broadway legend, who won Best Actress in a Musical for her role in Hello, Dolly! , was in the middle of delivering an epic thank-you speech when the orchestra began to warp her up. Best director went to Rebecca Taichman for " Indecent ". Josh Groban and the cast of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 went all in for the final performance of the night.

Culture Protesters chanting 'we want justice' storm town hall in London
Author: 0 Protesters chanting 'we want justice' storm town hall in London

Girls have photos of a missing child on their t-shirts near scene of the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in rear, in London , Thursday, June 15, 2017. She met with injured survivors in hospital on Friday, visiting Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which is treating eight people. The communities secretary, Sajid Javid, attempted to reassure residents and locals from north Kensington and the wider public when he announced on Friday that the interim findings of investigations by fire ...

Author: 0 Tower Block Fire Survivors Storm London Town Hall

As of Friday morning, authorities have not determined the cause of the fire. "The investigation will look in into what criminal offences may have been committed", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said . Authorities have not yet issued a figure and have said they genuinely don't know how many people might have died. Grenfell Tower residents had expressed a series of concerns to the local council , including the lack of sprinklers and the fact that it had a single staircase - ...

Culture Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting
Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

Castile's death was a bad tragedy, with devastating consequences for everyone involved", Dayton said in a statement . "Even when the prosecution has gone to great lengths to put on expert testimony and other police officers to show that a reasonable officer on the objective standard would not have perceived that threat", he added, "when the officer gets on the stand and subjectively says, 'I thought my life was in danger, ' it's nearly as if the jury at that point can't process what the ...

Culture Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'
Author: 0 Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'

Pinkett Smith stated certain events depicted in the film between her and Shakur never occurred. A less positive review from Paste says , "it's a shame All Eyez on Me eventually forces Pinkett to become the d ull voice of reason when Tupac's life begins its downward spiral before his death".

Author: 0 Donald Trump restores travel and economic restrictions on Cuba

Soon, Americans could travel to Cuba and businesses, including the tourism industry and food-producing farm states, were involved in commercial deals. We are encouraged that the Trump Administration wants to help Cuba's private sector . U.S. travellers will be prohibited from spending money at hotels and restaurants tied to the Cuban military.

Author: 0 United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

People living in Britain are waking up to uncertainty as Prime Minister Theresa May ignored calls to stand down after the ruling Conservative Party lost an overall majority in parliament in a general election on Thursday. Now, Theresa May is seeking to form a government with the DUP - the only party who won enough seats to keep the Tories in power who haven't already rejected the idea of creating a coalition government with them.

Author: 0 Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise , 51, would be able to leave the hospital. Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., acknowledged the incident has sparked new security questions for members without assigned police protection at events outside Capitol Hill .

Culture Carrie Fisher died of sleep apnea and other causes: coroner
Author: 0 Carrie Fisher died of sleep apnea and other causes: coroner

Another factor contributing to her death was the build-up of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the coroner reportedly found. She was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. He said his family had not wanted the coroner's office to investigate his sister's death. It also said: "How Injury Occurred: Multiple drug intake, significance not ascertained".

Culture When is 2017 NBA Draft?
Author: 0 When is 2017 NBA Draft?

In the possible deal, the 76ers would send the No. 3 pick, along with a player or additional draft picks to the Celtics. By also drafting Jackson, the Celtics wouldn't be faced with the dilemma of trying to incorporate another point guard alongside their all-star in Isaiah Thomas .

Author: 0 U.S. congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

In the statement , Scalise thanks Capitol Police officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner , who shot the suspected gunman despite both being injured themselves. His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers and the president, and are thankful for the bravery of the special agents.

Culture Coldplay shares new single 'All I Can Think About is You'
Author: 0 Coldplay shares new single 'All I Can Think About is You'

The song builds from a rolling bassline to a hypnotic climax and features the vocals of lead singer Chris Martin . New cut " All I Can Think About Is You " is online now, and it's a wonderfully fluid, highly creative return. The latter track will appear on the EP in a live version recorded in Tokyo. Eno and Peter Chivers created an app to accompany the previous single, " Hypnotised ", which allows fans to play along with the song at home.