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Author: 0 Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

That was Donald Trump , although Johnson didn't name him. Despite the Beltway fascination, however, "Russia-gate" doesn't appear to be resonating far beyond Washington , D.C. "It's at the discretion of each state what they wish to disclose". But Johnson says secretaries of state and other chief election officials spurned his offer.

Author: 0 Obama Slams GOP Health Plan as 'Massive Transfer of Wealth'

Opponents of the bill gathered outside the office of Colorado Sen. Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid , end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say.

Culture Gabe Pressman, a First in New York TV News, Dies at 93
Author: 0 Gabe Pressman, a First in New York TV News, Dies at 93

Pressman was one of the first television reporters in NY and worked at WNBC as a senior correspondent for decades. Born in the Bronx on Valentine's Day 1924, Pressman was a combat naval officer during World War II. Pressman starred for years - including April of this year - at Inner Circle , a charity show that pokes fun at politics. He was 93 and most recently covered the St.

Author: 0 Germany hit seven as Kane saves England's blushes

The game failed to attract a full house in Nuremberg and was embarrassingly one-sided with Germany enjoying 77 percent of possession and managing 18 efforts on goal while their opponents failed to muster a single shot. "Two special free kicks and all of a sudden we're in stoppage time 2-1 down but it was unbelievable character to get that second which still leaves us top and in a great position".

Culture Gorilla spins, dances in pool at Dallas Zoo
Author: 0 Gorilla spins, dances in pool at Dallas Zoo

Up the ante and add "Maniac" from the " Flashdance " soundtrack.Then watch it again and again and again. The zoo says such behavior by Zola is part of ways in which his life is enriched - by providing the primate with 'mental and physical stimulation to increase natural behaviors'.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea

June 22, 2017. Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, travelled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S.

Author: 0 Senate GOP health care bill released

Multiple "Obamacare" taxes would also be eliminated. Even worse, a New York-specific amendment would take away an extra $2.3 billion in annual Medicaid money from the state. "It's a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America", Obama wrote . But with some Republicans already saying they aren't ready to support the legislation, there is uncertainty over whether that is possible.

Author: 0 Los Angeles Paying Tribute To Adam West With Real Bat-Signal

In Batman comic lore, the Bat-Signal is a spotlight featuring Batman's winged emblem that is displayed in the night sky to call for Batman's assistance. Burt Ward, 71, who played Batman's sidekick Robin on the show, also took part. Thousands of fans donned their best Batman outfits to honour Adam West as the sign with which he will always be associated - a giant Bat-signal - was projected onto a building in Los Angeles .

Culture Should You Buy Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) On Current Analyst Views?
Author: 0 Should You Buy Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) On Current Analyst Views?

Capstone Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Staples during the fourth quarter valued at about $108,000. Atlantic Trust Group LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Staples, Inc . During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Staples, Inc . will post $0.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

But the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania , said it would retry the case, Efe news reported . Constand said she had to return calls from the Temple University trustee because he was an important booster and she worked for the women's basketball team.

Culture 'The Mummy' Reboot Teases More Monster Films With Easter Eggs
Author: 0 'The Mummy' Reboot Teases More Monster Films With Easter Eggs

Sequels are no longer hoped for, they are expected. The movie is a fun ride throughout. As announced, this will be the first movie in Universal Pictures's brand new franchise of monster movies called the " Dark Universe ". Wallis does a fine job but I'm not really sure she and Cruise have all that much chemistry. His comedic timing is strong and, like his Jack Reacher character, this role requires him to play a man with iffy ethical principles.

Culture Bachelor In Paradise Halted Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Bachelor In Paradise Halted Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

There are still plenty of questions on what exactly happened between DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios that abruptly halted production of Bachelor in Paradise season four. After Jackson couldn't come up with a solid explanation, bachelorette Rachel Lindsay sent him packing. "They could have stopped this before it got this far", one unnamed contestant told People .

Author: 0 Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

The smile plastered on his face didn't seem to wear off, and nothing- not even the boos he was showered with as he excited the Barclays Center- seemed to matter. 1. "I mean, it's extremely gratifying for me to be in that top five, and we already knew that this was going to be a pretty tough draft and it was pretty loaded at the point guard position , and for me to be up there is just a blessing", Fox said.

Author: 0 Daniel Day-Lewis Announces He Will Retire From Acting

Fans will be able to see Daniel on screen for the last time when his upcoming drama movie " Phantom Thread " - which is set in 1950s London - is released at the end of this year. Day-Lewis, who is married to writer-director Rebecca Miller with three children, broke through with 1985's "My Beautiful Laundrette", by Stephen Frears.

Author: 0 Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States had a "great relationship with China " as he stood beside former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the new USA ambassador to Beijing. A US diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure the release of American college student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) plans to attend his funeral in OH on Thursday.

Author: 0 Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

In the House bill, cuts to Medicaid - the federal health-care program for the poor, which covers one in five Americans - were deep. On Medicaid , the federal-state health program covering 69 million lower-income people, the Senate plan is harsher than the House plan.

Culture Manson Family Member Denied Parole
Author: 0 Manson Family Member Denied Parole

Krenwinkel enters a court in Los Angeles during her trial in February 1970 Why was Krenwinkel denied parole? Anthony DiMaria, the nephew of victim Thomas Jay Sebring, said a Los Angeles County prosecutor who attended the hearing told him that the parole officials want to research whether Krenwinkel was a victim of intimate partner battery.

Culture 'Duvvada Jagannadham' has only two action scenes: Harish Shankar
Author: 0 'Duvvada Jagannadham' has only two action scenes: Harish Shankar

He deserves the versatile actor title for his diversity of roles he picks. Duvvada Jagannadham or DJ movie review: Allu Arjun film is an action-packed entertainer. Pooja Hegde made a ideal match to Bunny in this flick. In an interview with Indian Express he said, "First thing is I'm never anxious about anything".

Culture Kavita Devi's WWE audition video in Hindi is kickass!
Author: 0 Kavita Devi's WWE audition video in Hindi is kickass!

She has also made appearances with Total Nonstop Action and has competed in a pair of MMA matches. Fans may recognize Tessa Blanchard who is the daughter of Tully Blanchard , the stepdaughter of Magum TA, the granddaughter of Joe Blanchard, and she was trained by Dusty Rhodes.

Author: 0 Congressman Tim Ryan questions Democrat leadership

Rice's comments come two days after Democrat Jon Ossoff lost an effort to flip a Republican seat in Georgia's sixth district. Critics within Democratic circles fear these tactics will continue to weigh down candidates. Handel thanked national and state Republicans for backing her campaign before making a direct appeal to Ossoff's supporters. "And usually they go after the most effective leaders".

Culture Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'
Author: 0 Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

Carter sent him a series of texts encouraging him to commit suicide , even texting him to " get back in " when he had second thoughts about hooking a water pump that emitted carbon monoxide into his truck. "This was a suicide-a sad and tragic suicide , but not a homicide". I'm not saying they want you to do it but I honestly feel like they can accept it.

Author: 0 Rear admiral to investigate fatal Navy collision off Japan

The ship will go through workups at sea before becoming operational in 2020. The U.S.'s investigation of the incident is likely to focus on why the Fitzgerald , steaming under normal operations, didn't catch a surface contact as large as the Crystal sooner on radar or through a visual fix.

Culture Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Tatum became the 22nd lottery pick from Duke and the 22nd for head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Following Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft, Ainge spoke to the media on several topics which included him explaining the interaction - or lack thereof - between the Celtics organization and Jackson who was selected with the No.

Culture Language won't be a barrier for Jhanvi's debut: Sridevi
Author: 0 Language won't be a barrier for Jhanvi's debut: Sridevi

According to a leading Indian tabloid, when Sridevi was asked about her daughter Jhanvi's Bollywood debut, she said, "Jhanvi wanted to do SOTY 2 and initially, I wasn't in favour. Sridevi revealed that Jhanvi is very upset with the rumours doing the rounds and sulked about it and didn't even attend her classes. The actress, who is gearing up for the release of her film " Mom ", further added that she supports the idea of women focusing on their careers.

Culture Goldie may have just revealed Banksy's identity
Author: 0 Goldie may have just revealed Banksy's identity

We can sell it now, ' he said. No disrespect to Robert I think he's a brilliant artist. "I think he has flipped the world of art over", Goldie , whose real name is Clifford Joseph Price, said as transcribed by The Sun . " Banksy " on it and we're sorted. This is perhaps the biggest clue of all. Massive Attack played Toronto a week later before more new Banksy murals were reported there.

Culture Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia
Author: 0 Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

His smiling face was beamed onto Australian TV screens through hosting gigs on Ready, Steady Cook , My Restaurant Rules , and Lifestyle FOOD's The Best in Australia with chef Ben O'Donoghue and cook Anna Gare. Funny, thoughtful, larger-than-life and a damn good chef. Over his career he shared the kitchen with and trained in in some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world, including London's acclaimed River Café, Paul Rankin's Michelin-starred Roscoff and Albert Roux's ...

Author: 0 'Bachelor in Paradise' shut down over alleged sex assault

Apparently it was Olympios, the so called villain of Nick Viall's season and DeMario Jackson , most recently of Rachel Lindsay's season of The Bachelorette , and also pegged a "villain". Kaufman Olympios and Jackson were allegedly shown footage of their hookup during their interviews in the days following. Production company Warner Bros issued a brief statement on the controversial issue and has said the matter is being investigated.

Author: 0 Beyoncé and Jay Z welcome twins, reports say

Meanwhile, the " Formation " singer's father Mathew Knowles took to social media to confirm reports of his grandchildren's birth. "They're here! #beyonce #twins #jayz #happybirthday", Knowles posted on Twitter and Instagram Sunday (June 18), along with a photo of balloons and a card that reads, "Happy Birthday to the twins! ".

Culture Ribchester registers Queen Anne triumph at Royal Ascot
Author: 0 Ribchester registers Queen Anne triumph at Royal Ascot

While Giant's Causeway will forever be known as the "Iron Horse ", it is a tag that could easily apply to Highland Reel after he landed a sixth top-level success of his career in the Prince of Wales' Stakes at Royal Ascot . "But he really went to sleep out of the barriers, we were happy with that because we wanted him to be hitting the line". Trainer Jean-Claude Rouget said of his 5-2 favourite: "I hope now she's in a good place for the rest of the season".

Culture Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him
Author: 0 Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him

Including testimony from two women who accused the comedian of almost identical instances of drugging and sexual assault that allegedly happened years apart and on opposite sides of the nation. Even so, Oliver cautioned that the emergence of a particular narrative - that Constand's testimony was not believable, or that only one or two holdouts refused to convict Cosby - could affect potential jurors' view of the case.

Culture The Mummy Reviews - What Did You Think?!
Author: 0 The Mummy Reviews - What Did You Think?!

When Tom Cruise arrived at the place on the carpet where Wild Bill was waiting, it turned into more than just a question and answer session, it turned into a full-fledged acting lesson from the biggest movie star in the universe. Unlike the original Universal Monster movies - and 2010's " The Wolfman " - " The Mummy " is built on CGI effects rather than jaw-dropping practical makeup.

Author: 0 Alaska Teen Chased And Killed By Bear During Running Race

Precosky launched a search party of volunteers from the race when he was shown the message from the boy's mother reports KTUU . Patrick was found around 500 yards off the trail in steep, heavily wooded terrain, Mr Crockett added. The surviving victim was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Pogo Mine external affairs manager Lorna Shaw said, according to Alaska Dispatch News .

Author: 0 Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom

Dennis McAndrews, a prosecutor in the John DuPont murder trial, says he didn't expect the Cosby case to end in a mistrial, although knew it would be challenging for the jury. His lawyer says Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. Seven women are suing Mr Cosby for defamation in separate lawsuits pending in MA, where Mr Cosby has a home in Shelburne Falls.

Author: 0 Bernie Mac, Snoop Dogg to get Hollywood Walk of Fame stars

Other recipients include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Taraji P. Henson , RuPaul , Simon Cowell , Jennifer Lawrence , Zoe Saldana and Lynda Carter . Daughter Bindi , 18, who has carved out a name in the U.S. Hip hop icons Ice-T and Snoop Dogg , R&B/soul luminary Mary J Blige , renowned parodist 'Weird Al' Yankovic and more mainstays of the music industry will join the class of celebrities being inducted with stars of their own on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame next year.

Culture Two arrested after brawl outside Turkish ambassador's residence in DC
Author: 0 Two arrested after brawl outside Turkish ambassador's residence in DC

The move came after the US authority issued arrest warrants for 16 people, including 12 bodyguards of the Turkish President, over an incident in May, outside Turkey's Washington embassy. DC police have reportedly identified 34 of the 42 people who were allegedly involved in the broad daylight melee. The incident took place last month during Erdogan's visit to D.C.to meet President Trump.

Author: 0 Community came together to mourn Otto Warmbier at vigil

About 50 volunteers spent Wednesday morning tying blue and white ribbons along the road leading from the high school to a cemetery in the OH hometown of the 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea .

Culture Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'
Author: 0 Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'

He says that he first heard of Prodigy's passing while driving home from his 5-year-old's kindergarten graduation. Rapper Prodigy died in Las Vegas aged 42. "I could have crashed with my kids in the auto. I can hardly look at the pictures". "I met him when I was 15, I'm 43". Prodigy , real name Albert Johnson, reportedly had to be pulled out of a fan meet-and-greet event on Saturday at the Art of Rap Fest 2017 after his security team noticed he was struggling.

Culture Bill Cosby Trial: Defense Rests After Calling Just One Witness
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Trial: Defense Rests After Calling Just One Witness

Jurors have spent a total of about 16 hours over two days discussing the case and going over evidence with the judge. Shaffer told jurors under defence questioning that Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago.

Culture The Best Tweets About Beyonce And JAY-Z's Rumored Twins' Names
Author: 0 The Best Tweets About Beyonce And JAY-Z's Rumored Twins' Names

The highly anticipated event finally happened, and the R&B diva and her hip hop mogul husband Jay-Z are now the parentals of three. On June 18, almost a week after the date Us Weekly reported the power couple welcomed their twins, Beyonce's dad, Matthews Knowles, spilled the beans on his daughters new bundles of joy.

Culture Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades
Author: 0 Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

Some of the selections were leaked to the media earlier in the day, which gave the Knights' night something of an anti-climactic feel. One of the things that GM George McPhee did so well in the expansion draft was orchestrating deals that allowed teams to keep their players in exchange for a draft pick or a prospect.

Author: 0 Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Porter and other Democrats ballyhooed their U.S. Senate and gubernatorial nominees in 2014, recruiting a pair of famous Georgia political names and helping them raise millions of dollars to finance credible campaigns. "One of the disappointing things from the last couple days is that that approach has a little bit of punch to it, it still moves voters". Kathleen Rice, one of a small group who has gone public with the message that Pelosi should go, hosted a dozen Democrats in her office ...

Culture Bollywood star Khan's latest Eid release hits screens
Author: 0 Bollywood star Khan's latest Eid release hits screens

After " Ek Tha Tiger " and " Bajrangi Bhaijaan ", this is the third time collaboration of Kabir Khan and Salman. A Salman Khan entertainer on Eid in which 'bhai' is not doing any 'Heropanti'! The army comes calling for all able-bodied youth to sign up, and Bharat answers the call of duty.

Author: 0 What you missed from this weekend's Tony Awards

If other award ceremonies have featured a never-ending stream of jokes about President Donald Trump , Sunday's Tony Awards , hosted by double Oscar victor Kevin Spacey , were more politically restrained. After winning a Tony award Sunday night, Hawaii's own Bette Midler took the chance to give the teachers who introduced her to theater an emotional "thank you".

Culture Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show
Author: 0 Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show

RUSSIAN premier Vladimir Putin has joked fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey is welcome to ditch the United States and seek asylum in the Motherland. He said Moscow and Washington could cooperate in efforts to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and pool efforts to tackle the North Korean nuclear and missile problem.

Author: 0 White House aims to speed US drone, wireless technologies

Participants from the drone industry included Airspace CEO Jaz Banga, PrecisionHawk's Michael Chasen, AirMap CEO Ben Marcus, and Kespry CEO George Mathew, who showed off one of his company's robots and an accompanying video to the president.

Author: 0 Cosby May Not Be Retried For Many Reasons

NY lawyer Paul Callan, a former prosecutor, said he thinks it will be "exceptionally difficult" for the state to win a second trial against Cosby. As first reported by Variety , Kevin Steele, the Montgomery County District Attorney, told journalists, "We have made the determination of moving forward, and it lies in the fact she deserves a verdict in this case ...

Culture 'Handmaid's Tale' Ups Alexis Bledel to Series Regular for Season 2
Author: 0 'Handmaid's Tale' Ups Alexis Bledel to Series Regular for Season 2

She befriends Offred ( Elisabeth Moss ) and tells her of a secret resistance group called Mayday. Bledel's character has been through some things - and, honestly, that's an understatement. We'll keep you updated as more information about Handmaid's Tale and other returning tv/cable/streaming series become available. Season 2 is scheduled to debut in 2018.

Culture Mauro Ranallo Returning To WWE, To Call NXT
Author: 0 Mauro Ranallo Returning To WWE, To Call NXT

Ranallo was originally brought on to the WWE commentary team to anchor Smackdown , based on his work in both boxing and MMA. Despite agreeing to part ways with the company not too long ago, Mauro Ranallo is staying with WWE - and he'll have a role on the NXT broadcast team going forward.