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Author: 0 Virginia Democrats Vying to Be Face of Trump Resistance

She said she was leaning toward voting for Northam in the Democratic primary but liked what she heard from Perriello at his town hall last week in Leesburg. "I trust his dedication to all Virginians", Lee said of Northam. In a race that remained close throughout Tuesday evening, Ed Gillespie captured the Republican primary for the Virginia governor's race while Ralph Northam clinched the Democratic spot.

Culture Bill Cosby Wants To Speak To Today's Youth
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Wants To Speak To Today's Youth

How is Cosby even going to go on this tour when he's blind? Benson herself had said, "Laws are changing". She said in her testimony that Cosby drugged and assaulted her, though Cosby maintains that the sexual contact between the two was consensual.

Author: 0 No country questioned India's surgical strike: Modi

The Prime Minister pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in "PPP (public private partnership) model" at 500 railway stations, Baglay said. "Today, as we witness a paradigm shift in the erstwhile global order, an opportunity has emerged for both countries to set new standards in bilateral ties that will be bound by their shared values", USIBC said.

Culture Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup
Author: 0 Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Oracle Team USA won the cup in 2013 in San Francisco after staging one of the most astonishing sporting comebacks against New Zealand, winning 9-8 after having been 1-8 down. "Once the guys see the boat is faster, then you start building some momentum". Peter Burling is "happy to take some good gains" as Team New Zealand sailed to the brink of America's Cup victory, taking two races from Oracle Team USA this morning.

Culture Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech
Author: 0 Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech

Oslow about the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, took home best play as well as a statue for best supporting actor for Michael Aronov. "It's more than I deserve", said Midler. Australian producers Stuart Thompson (best play Sweat and best revival of a play Six Degrees of Separation ) and duo Rodney Rigby and Sam Levy (best musical Come From Away ) also missed out.

Culture Jury in Bill Cosby trial asks to rehear accuser's testimony
Author: 0 Jury in Bill Cosby trial asks to rehear accuser's testimony

They had several questions for Judge Steven T. O'Neill through their deliberations. Wyatt released the statement just moments after jurors asked the judge to define the phrase "without her knowledge" as it applies to one count of aggravated indecent assault while delivering an intoxicant.

Culture Jamie Foxx: Dating at Age 49 Is 'Tough'
Author: 0 Jamie Foxx: Dating at Age 49 Is 'Tough'

Recently, Foxx said that dating at the age of 49 is not so easy, adding that it's been quite hard for him to meet women at this age. "I was giving him food and 'my daughter was like 'who do you have over here now?'" The "Django Unchained" actor's good friend Claudia Jordan seemingly let slip the news in 2016.

Culture LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals
Author: 0 LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals

Instead, it made them mad. LSU responded with two much-needed insurance runs in the top of the ninth inning. The Gators shut out TCU for the second time this week . Josh Smith walked and Beau Jordan doubled, which set up left-handed-hitting Papierski to clobber a 3-1 pitch to right for a 3-0 Tigers lead. Papierski's second inning homer was hit from the left side, his fourth inning homer from the right.

Culture Tropical storm Cindy heads inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama
Author: 0 Tropical storm Cindy heads inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

Residents from the Gulf Coast to the interior South continued to bare the brunt of damaging impacts from Cindy on Thursday, including risky surf, flash flooding, tornadoes and strong winds. Residents say they'll miss seeing the bridge as they travel the river. Forecasters said the rain should move out of the area by 1 a.m. Saturday and were calling for mostly sunny skies for the remainder of the weekend.

Author: 0 Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

New Zealand lead the US team 4-1 in the first-to-seven final and a win for them would mean that they have the right to change the type of boat used, as well as the venue and the timing of the next event, which has raised alarm bells for some teams that face losing sponsorship if there is uncertainty.

Author: 0 Virginia Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primary election results

Northam received 55.9 percent of the vote in a two-way race with former congressman Tom Perriello , defeating the progressive by more than 64,000 votes. Two factors probably created that lopsided difference: Perriello strongly opposed the natural pipelines that have generated strong resistance in the county and he also had the endorsement of maverick Democrat - and self-declared socialist - Bernie Sanders , who carried the county over Hillary Clinton the Presidential primary in 2016.

Culture Federer advances to 11th Halle final
Author: 0 Federer advances to 11th Halle final

In the semi-final, he eased past his Russian opponent Karen Khachanov 6-4 7-6 (5), to reach his 11th final in Halle . Make sure I serve well, because he can go through spells where he can serve big. Zverev created his only break chance in the opening game of the second, but ultimately was unable to show why he is regarded as one of the sport's brightest prospects.

Culture Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana
Author: 0 Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

The couple reportedly said their "I dos" at sunset, with Andrews wearing a gorgeous white, off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera gown with her hair pulled back. Andrews also shared that the two are definitely planning to have children, and that she's now undergoing IVF shots. "Andrews" diagnosis forced her and Stoll to talk about their future plans.

Author: 0 Dassey's attorneys file motion for his release from prison

Last year, a judge ordered that he be released as he said the confession was coerced and consideration had to be given "to his age, intellectual deficits and the absence of a supportive adult". Dassey's attorneys said the ruling took their client one step closer to freedom. All in all, Dassey still has a long way to go until he is released from prison, most likely.

Culture Women can't revoke consent to sex once underway, NC law states
Author: 0 Women can't revoke consent to sex once underway, NC law states

But that is not the law in North Carolina. Jonathan Guy had showed up intoxicated at her apartment past year demanding sex, she said . She was told there was nothing they could do. " North Carolina is the only state in the USA where no doesn't mean no", Jackson reportedly told The Fayetteville Observer this week. "Amy was the victim of a law in addition to being a victim of rape", lawyer Kristopher Hilscher told the newspaper.

Author: 0 To Wahlberg, Michael Bay Is Key To His Future With Transformers

Wahlberg headed to the popular franchise for its fourth film Age of Extinction and is now promoting his starring role in the fifth instalment The Last Knight . The last two " Transformers " movies grossed over $1 billion at theaters. Transformers: Age of Extinction and Transformers: Dark of the Moon both were slammed by critics and received average ratings of 18 percent and 35 percent, respectively.

Author: 0 Prince Philip released from hospital after being admitted as a 'precaution'

Prince Philip has been released from hospital after being admitted on Tuesday to receive treatment for an infection. He traveled to King Edward VII Hospital in London by private vehicle, not ambulance. Prince Philip , 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is to step down from public life, Buckingham Palace has announced. Philip still attends summer garden parties with the queen , hosting more than 2,000 guests at a time, and has maintained his presence at important ...

Culture Hilary Duff's Ex-Husband Mike Comrie Will NOT Face Rape Charges
Author: 0 Hilary Duff's Ex-Husband Mike Comrie Will NOT Face Rape Charges

According to her report, after telling him to stop, he continued and told her she couldn't tell him what to do and allegedly choked her. The accuser stated she was one of two women who hooked up with Comrie at the time. "There is an open investigation of sexual assault involving Mr. Comrie ", officer Liliana Preciado told the Daily News. Hilary was married to Mike from 2010 until separating in 2014; their divorce was finalized in February 2016.

Author: 0 Here are the winners and losers of the Senate's health-care proposal

The Michigan Democrat believes the Senate bill would cut coverage while increasing costs. Essentially the state governments become the primary decision makers on who gets Medicaid now as opposed to having it be available to everybody who meet certain criteria? Heller said that to win his vote, GOP leaders would have to "protect Medicaid expansion states" from the bill's current cuts.

Author: 0 Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in

Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. A special election run-off for a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress looked set for a tight finish on Tuesday, with polls showing a very narrow lead for the Democratic candidate seeking to take a district held by Republicans since the 1970s.

Author: 0 Nigerian artistes dominate Africa at BET Awards

Blige , A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane , Khalid and SZA, who are also billed to perform at the prizegiving to be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The 24-year-old rapper will join the likes of Jesse Williams, Al Sharpton, Muhammad Ali, John Legend and several others who have received the award in the past.

Culture Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory
Author: 0 Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory

The turnout rate was 19 percent at midday, according to the Interior Ministry. The Republicans got about 15.8 percent of the vote, and Macron's presidential rival Marine Le Pen's National Front party garnered 13.2 percent. Le Pen's party took a disappointing 13.2 percent, well below her 21.3 percent of the presidential first-round vote. The projections from Sunday's voting show Mr Macron's En Marche movement is in a strong position to win the decisive second round vote June 18.

Author: 0 World's Ugliest Dog title goes to wrinkly mastiff Martha

Before her turn at fame, Martha was like thousands of other neglected large-breed dogs, which face shorter life spans and dietary issues. The 3-year-old, 125-pound hound named Martha was crowned top dog out of 14 worthy entrants, winning $1,500, a trophy and a trip to NY for " media appearances ".

Author: 0 Transformers: The Last Knight claims $5.5 million on opening night

Last Knight is the fifth Transformers film and Wahlberg's second. It may be Bay's last outing as director, if reports are true, but this metal-mashing robot franchise clearly has plans to run and run. Anyone? Paramount? Spielberg? Oh who are we kidding, Steven is cashing all those checks from the worldwide ticket sales from the last Transformers film.

Culture This gassy Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha
Author: 0 This gassy Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha

She is a rescue dog and when she was found she was nearly blind. But the 125-pound Neapolitan mastiff beat 13 other mutts to win a $1,500 (£1,200) prize and a trip to NY. Moe, who had lost his hearing and sight, was the oldest contestant at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, where the competition is held. "I think the crowd and the judges were ready for something a little more different, a little more unique", she said .

Author: 0 Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations

So even if Cosby is only found guilty of one, he could potentially spend the rest of his life in jail. Count one is the matter of consent: did Andrea Constand say "yes" to engaging in sexual contact with Cosby? It's likely the prosecution would take a poll of the jury to find out how split they are before making any decision about retrial, and any deadlocked charges could be withdrawn.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in mistrial

The Hollywood icon left the courtroom without comment after sitting in his chair at the defense table for several minutes, simply gazing outward. He advised jurors when the trial ended, after a week of testimony and 52 hours of deliberations, that they need not discuss the case, even as the public debates whether age, race, gender or other issues separated them.

Author: 0 Martha, 125-Pound Neapolitan Mastiff, Wins This Year's Contest

Martha's handler Shirley Zindler says the rescue dog underwent several surgeries to be able to see again. For representing the ideal "cute-ugly mix" Martha was awarded $1,500 prize, a trip to NY and a shiny trophy. The dog is three years old and weighs a whopping 125 pounds. Moe lost his hearing and sight but has a strong sense of smell. The Chinese Crested (this one named Sweepee Rambo, with proud dad Jason Wurtz) has dominated ugly dog comps because.

Author: 0 Democratic Rep: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come and Gone'

Their action plan: Keep talking. "Right now, what I'm pushing for is a conversation within the caucus", Rice said. Asked if Pelosi should remain the top House Democratic leader in the next Congress, her number two, Rep. But after Donald Trump took office and Republicans dove into their agenda of repealing former President Barack Obama's health care law, Democrats' united opposition papered over their divisions and their generational divides.

Author: 0 Deadly Tropical Storm Cindy Drenches Gulf Coast

A state of emergency was declared in Alabama and Louisiana Wednesday , and portions of the Gulf Coast are under tornado watches and flash flood watches and warnings associated with Cindy. But meteorologists said it's hard to predict exactly what areas might be hit by repeated bands of heavy rain or how much will accumulate. That's from cold air from the Great Lakes colliding with Cindy's remnants, clearing them from the region by Saturday .

Author: 0 White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

The four leaders of the investigations , Reps. "And then the fact that they said they don't have tapes, to me, as a lawyer, raises a huge red flag", Robenalt said. Trump also indicated his tweet suggesting he may have taped Comey during their conversations was a ruse created to ensure that Comey offered an accurate description of their talks.

Culture Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards
Author: 0 Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards

Coming in close on her heels is Mars with five nods in categories like Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Video Director of the Year, Video of the Year and Album of the Year , followed by Solange , who's nominated for four awards. are all set to take the stage. It's definitely not something you're going to want to miss - so, how can you watch the 2017 BET Awards red carpet ? Actually, the same goes for all the other viewing options: since the pre-show airs on BET, it will also be available on ...

Author: 0 More than 100 dead in Pakistan tanker blast

However; the death toll is rising due to the non-availability of burn unit and lack of facilities in emergency as it hindered the treatment of the patients. The Army Aviation Helicopters have been sent to evacuate injured to burn centres and hospitals, Major General further stated. Muhammad Hanif, 40, who suffered burns, told reporters at the Victoria Hospital that he was present at his house when his cousin called him informing that the village people were rushing to the highway to collect ...

Culture Massive Mastiff wins 29th annual Ugliest Dog contest
Author: 0 Massive Mastiff wins 29th annual Ugliest Dog contest

But it was clear from the start that Martha bore the easy confidence of a champion. In Petaluma, California, a 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha , won the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest . She constantly plopped down on her side on the stage, her droopy face spread out when she was supposed to be showing off. As reported by the Toronto Sun, she was rescued when she was almost blind, but after several surgeries can see again, according to her handler ...

Culture Watch Radiohead's new video for previously unreleased track
Author: 0 Watch Radiohead's new video for previously unreleased track "Man Of War"

In celebration of the LP's rerelease, Radiohead will release eight B-side tracks and three previously-unreleased songs. The two decade wait for their respective studio versions, however, is finally over. "Drunken confessions and hijacked affairs will just make you more alone", lead singer Thom Yorke sings on the track. The brand new video for " Man of War " was directed by Colin Read, and it follows a man speed-walking away from a growing group of followers.

Culture Trump to continue DACA, Obama's program for childhood arrivals
Author: 0 Trump to continue DACA, Obama's program for childhood arrivals

When Donald Trump was a presidential candidate, he said that he would rescind President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Homeland Security Department spokesman David Lapan says no decisions about DACA's ultimate fate have been made. Arrests of immigrants in the interior of the country have increased under the Trump administration , but deportations are slightly down as fewer people have been caught crossing the Mexican border into the United States ...

Author: 0 Bill Cosby Trial Ends In 'Mistrial'; Prosecutor Says He Will Retry

Cosby's costar Keshia Knight Pulliam stood by his side throughout the trial . Cosby is free on 1 million dollars bail. Both prosecutors and defense lawyers opposed the media's request. It's not just that it can take a long time for victims to come forward to report an attack, but that to some extent, public attitudes on rape and assault have shifted in recent years.

Culture Cent reveals Helen Mirren 'turns him on'
Author: 0 Cent reveals Helen Mirren 'turns him on'

He continued to gush, "She know she turns me on". He said: "I always loved Helen Mirren , me and Helen Mirren could do a love scene". Sporting a cream gown with sheer overlay, the Oscar-winning actress looked in high spirits as she posed alongside the 41-year-old rapper for the camera.

Culture Amazing!: Bette Midler's Tony Awards Speech Was Literally Everything
Author: 0 Amazing!: Bette Midler's Tony Awards Speech Was Literally Everything

James Earl Jones received a special Tony for lifetime achievement in the theatre. The stars filled the stage from start to finish. His Frank Underwood from " House of Cards " makes a late appearance, and he and Patti LuPone close the show with a lovely duet of "The Curtain Falls" by Bobby Darin, a role he played onscreen.

Author: 0 Sixers introduce draft picks at press conference

The first pick of the 2017 NBA Draft , Markelle Fultz , simply adds to the treasure trove of elite potential stars at their disposal. When you study what Markelle did in college , you recognize very quickly that he has the ability to play that position if he wanted to be a ball distributor as well.

Author: 0 Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal

To maximize future growth, Diageo says it will build on what it calls "significant worldwide potential of the brand". Starting with a shot tonight. Clooney , Gerber and Meldman will stay with the company, but it's unclear in what capacity.

Author: 0 Transformers: The Last Knight

Apparently the overall objective of the Bumblebee movie is to, "develop more time with less robots in a way". After sitting through this " Last Knight ", the real shame is that they didn't turn her loose on the script. The pattern will seemingly continue with the next film, the Bumblebee spin-off , starring Haliee Steinfeld. The 46-year-old action star was speaking to Entertainment Tonight at the premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight , the latest movie in the blockbuster ...

Author: 0 Mark Wahlberg Is Probably Done With the Transformers Movies

He should know better than that, given he was in the middle of the previous Michael Bay-directed Transformers movie, 2014's Age of Extinction . "I signed on to make these movies with Michael ", Wahlberg told Collider . Or something. While the talisman finds a connection with Cade, the staff seemingly may be wielded only by Merlin's last living descendent, a handsome Oxford professor, Vivian Wembley ( Laura Haddock of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" films).

Author: 0 Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate . Other Republicans in the Senate are reserving their complete support, saying they require more time to digest the 142-page bill and consider its implications.

Author: 0 Beyonce, Jay Z welcomed twins last Monday, babies still in the hospital

We learn then that the worldwide singer gave birth nearly a week ago, so on June 12, 2017. People said that Bey and Jay, who are already parents to 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy - are "thrilled" at the new additions to their family. Mathew also posted the same picture on his Instagram account, which featured the same caption. Later that month, Beyoncé delivered a visually stunning performance at the Grammy Awards and sang songs from her album " Lemonade ".

Culture Facts about retrial of Bill Cosby on sex assault charges
Author: 0 Facts about retrial of Bill Cosby on sex assault charges

Andrew Wyatt raises his fist as Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. The most compelling piece of evidence for him, he told the radio station, was a phone conversation secretly recorded by the mother of Cosby's central accuser, Andrea Constand , in 2005 and played for jurors in court.

Culture Instagram's 'favorites' feature gives you more control over who sees your posts
Author: 0 Instagram's 'favorites' feature gives you more control over who sees your posts

While sharing a photo, you will be asked to share with all followers or just favorites . Facebook allows you to exclude certain friends from seeing specific posts or only share content with select groups. The feature is being tested with a small percentage of users starting today and should be rolled out to more users in the coming months. Users will not know when you add or remove them from your favorites list, but they will see the favorites badge on the top of your post.

Culture South Korea tests missile with warning to North
Author: 0 South Korea tests missile with warning to North

USA officials have said North Korea has test-fired another rocket. The Trump government is trying to pressure China to use its influence on the North to deter the reclusive regime from conducting any more nuclear and missile tests .