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Author: 0 Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question

That would seem clearly inappropriate if not illegal, especially since Trump fired Comey after he refused that request and cited the investigation as the reason. He also claimed that Mr Comey's comments to the Senate Intelligence Committee failed to prove any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Amazon Prime Video Is Officially Coming to Apple TV

In other news, Apple announce its latest Macintosh operating system update , called High Sierra, will support editing virtual reality video, marking the first time Apple has made a move into VR. In the past, Apple users had to use AirPlay project Amazon Prime Video onto a television screen. Recode previously reported that Amazon employees expect to see the app show up on Apple TV in the third quarter of this year.

Author: 0 'Batman' star Adam West dead at 88

It would be an understatement to say that West's portrayal of the Caped Crusader is iconic. Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates. Adam is survived by his wife Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Author: 0 Adam West, Star of TV's 'Batman', Has Died at 88

This is a developing story . "Why not? So I began to re-engage myself with Batman ". While struggling to land post-Batman acting roles, West turned to making personal appearances wearing the Batman cape and cowl - some rather undignified, as when he appeared on a Memphis pro wrestling program opposite wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler.

Author: 0 Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn insisted his party had won the contest with 261 seats, 57 behind the Tories . "She missed her target of an absolute majority", he said. But Mrs May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. "We've got a new dawn for social democracy . and I will carry on fighting".

Author: 0 Adam West, TV's 'Batman', has died at 88

Family members said on a verified Facebook page that West died Friday night after "a short but fearless battle with leukemia". "He was and always will be our hero", his family said in a statement, as cited by The Hollywood reporter . He returned to the role in an episode of the " The Simpsons ". Speaking about the Batman character to Variety , West said "Money". Adam was born September 19, 1928, in Walla Walla, WA to Otto West Anderson and Audrey V.

Author: 0 UK Conservatives need to deliver an 'open' Brexit - Scotland leader

The final Scottish seat to declare was Fife North East, where there were three recounts before Stephen Gethins of the SNP was declared the victor after finishing just two votes ahead of the Lib Dem candidate. Tory Colin Clark, who defeated Mr Salmond in Gordon, said in his victory speech: "The silent majority have spoken". Whether their willingness to remain part of the European Union would be a strong enough argument to trigger a separation from the United Kingdom remained uncertain, ...

Author: 0 Adam West, star of '60s Batman TV show, dies at 88

Born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928, in Seattle and raised on a wheat ranch in Walla Walla, Wash., West began his career as a disc jockey and television show host. Two-Face. Playing the role with equal parts dramatic flair and understated satire, West made running around Gotham City in ridiculous tights with his sidekick Robin somehow look reasonable.

Culture Ranbir Kapoor: Katrina Kaif is a machine of superhit films
Author: 0 Ranbir Kapoor: Katrina Kaif is a machine of superhit films

Earlier Rajkumar Hirani-directed biopic was set to release in December alongside Salman-Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai but its producers have now chose to release the film in March next year. Ranbir Kapoor and Anurag Basu have earlier worked in the super successful "Barfi". Produced by Disney and Pictureshuru Production, the music of the film is been given by Pritam.

Culture London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck
Author: 0 London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck

Police say that the attackers' original plan was to hire a 7.5 HGV and carry out an attack similar to the one in Nice, France a year ago which saw 86 people killed when a lorry drove through a crowd of people. Police Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, appealed to the public for information about the knives. On Tuesday counter-terror officers raided a top-floor bedsit in Barking Road, east London , which had been rented by Redouane since April.

Culture Imtiaz Ali reminds me of Yash Chopra: Shah Rukh Khan (IANS Interview)
Author: 0 Imtiaz Ali reminds me of Yash Chopra: Shah Rukh Khan (IANS Interview)

The romantic drama, widely shot in Prague, Amsterdam, Lisbon and Budapest, marks the third time that Shah Rukh and Anushka have been paired after " Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi " and " Jab Tak Hai Jaan ". "Our films are also capacity films". Earlier, another film was releasing on August 4, but when that one was removed from that date, we thought it's a great weekend with the Raksha Bandhan holiday too falling then.

Author: 0 Two More Movies in Monster Universe Have Been Confirmed!

As a result of all this, " Mummy " director and cowriter Alex Kurtzman is saddled with several enormous tasks to achieve in one film . First, let us check the claim that these monster films will be the dark antidotes to shiny, happy superheroes, as The Mummy director Alex Kurtzman and creative force behind the Dark Universe says.

Culture Jeff Van Gundy defends Khloe Kardashian in Game 4 rant
Author: 0 Jeff Van Gundy defends Khloe Kardashian in Game 4 rant

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian and clothing makers Good American have issued a statement regarding claims by an independent designer that she stole her ideas. I don't know her or her family but I do know this: she deserves an apology from anybody who participated in that type of debate", he continued. He goes on to reference league stars LeBron James and Steph Curry .

Culture 'Pirates' soars, 'Baywatch' sinks at movie box office this weekend
Author: 0 'Pirates' soars, 'Baywatch' sinks at movie box office this weekend

Regarding Baywatch , it stars one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood ( Dwayne Johnson ), has a built-in audience, is an action/comedy hybrid like so many popular movies lately and contains dozens of gorgeous people. The Goldie Hawn/Amy Schumer comedy Snatched fell from fourth to seventh, but more importantly pulled in $3 million less than it did last week. "That is extraordinary by any measure", Disney distribution chief Dave Hollis told THR .

Culture BioWare Unveils New IP
Author: 0 BioWare Unveils New IP "Anthem"

Now, five years later, the the first-ever teaser trailer was finally revealed on Saturday at EA's 2017 E3 press conference. In Anthem , players will "explore a landscape of primeval beauty, confront the dangers you find, and grow in power with every step".

Culture Trump Says '100 Percent' Ready to Testify Under Oath
Author: 0 Trump Says '100 Percent' Ready to Testify Under Oath

There, he discussed his firing, the investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, as well as the Russian Investigation. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief has said the decision was now in the hands of special counsel Mueller.

Culture Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement
Author: 0 Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

And through C40 Cities, the global network of 91 cities, of which I, Mayor Hidalgo, serve as chairwoman, mayors representing 650 million citizens are pledging their determination to deliver on the Paris Agreement . Under this pact, nations around the world would work together to keep the planet's average temperature from rising. The United States is now among only three countries globally who have opted to not participate in the accord.

Author: 0 Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

Mr Trump tweeted earlier on Friday he felt "complete vindication" after the hearing. Trump has vociferously denied suggestions that he and his subordinates coordinated with Russia, but he forced out his national security adviser, Michael Flynn , after reports that Flynn had misled administration officials over meetings he had with the Russian ambassador.

Culture Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim
Author: 0 Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim

She tweeted that she fought a leadership campaign opposing the idea of a separate organisation in Scotland . The Daily Telegraph reported that aides for Ms Davidson were working on a deal that would see the Scottish party split from the United Kingdom party.

Author: 0 Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

The German leader expressed her professional opinion regarding the Brexit and the whole situation with Brexit. According to Macri, "The process of isolationism in Argentina only deepened poverty, we want intelligent integration with the world and we hope to take our experience to worldwide forums including the G-20 summit".

Author: 0 Big Brother style! Katy Perry is live-streaming her entire weekend

First things first, after a brief cameo from her puppy, Nugget: How did she feel about her Witness release day, and could she describe it in one word? Perry continued to answer questions about everything from her sleep routine to the album and the motivation behind some of her new tracks, like "Act My Age", which deals with confronting how maturity and adulthood impact her sense of self.

Author: 0 Batman actor Adam West dies age 88 after cancer battle

West is survived by his wife, Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Keeping his tongue firmly planted in cheek, West voiced a corrupt mayor in the animated series " Family Guy " - a mayor named Adam West .

Culture Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people
Author: 0 Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people

Initial reports said that someone had thrown human feces on the group, which was the reason for the hazmat team response. It was 'clearly goose poop, ' Anaheim Police Department spokesman Darren Wyatt told reporters. According to police there were no injuries and no guests were transported to the hospital. HuffPost has reached out to Disneyland for comment. The Orange County Register reported Disneyland provided a private restroom for the the affected people to clean up and also ...

Author: 0 The struggle is real for Katy Perry

Swift, on her end, has largely remained mum about the feud, though she did work with super producer Max Martin , a longtime Perry collaborator, on "Bad Blood". "I can't speak for him, but he didn't know [who "Bad Blood" was about]", she told NME . I've been working with Max my whole career. Besides Apple Music, no streaming service was able to feature 1989.

Author: 0 UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

Just after noon, May was driven the short distance from her official Downing Street residence to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. "With a weak negotiating partner , there's a danger that the ( Brexit ) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides". Her premiership is dependent on their continued support, and this will make negotiations more complex still.

Author: 0 How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

Snap elections in the United Kingdom have cost the Conservative government its majority and raised more questions than answers among Britain's global counterparts. Corbyn would be unlikely to win backing for a minority government, but was clearly reveling in a storming performance after pundits had pronounced the Labour Party all but dead.

Culture Cribstone Capital Management LLC Has $373000 Stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS)
Author: 0 Cribstone Capital Management LLC Has $373000 Stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, May 26. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Torch Wealth Management LLC Raises Stake in Walt Disney Co ( DIS )" was originally reported by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. (NASDAQ:SLGN). Parametric Port Ltd Liability owns 125,424 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. (NASDAQ:Z) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Kayak Investment Partners LLC Buys Himax Technologies Inc, Microsoft Corp ..." on May 16, 2017, also ...

Culture Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped
Author: 0 Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

In the wake of James Comey's riveting testimony , Congressional investigators say they want to know if the White House has recordings of Trump's discussions with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo

There were a number of questions for Trump who stayed silent throughout Thursday as James Comey testified and even called the president a liar on a number of occasions. When your boss asks you to do something shady, do you get in his face or do you say nothing and ignore him in hopes that he won't ask again - especially if what he's asking isn't clearly illegal? "I think he was exonerated", GOP Rep.

Culture See the First Teaser Trailer For Marvel's
Author: 0 See the First Teaser Trailer For Marvel's "Black Panther"

But don't take our word for it. Watch the trailer below and see what wonders Black Panther has to show you! Revealing via Age Of Ultron's Ulysses Klaue ( Andy Serkis ) to Everett Ross ( Martin Freeman ), of how its seemingly unassuming appearance is merely a front....

Author: 0 Election uncertainty stalks the market

Michael Metcalfe, global head of macro strategy at State Street Global Markets, said that markets were poorly prepared for the surprise result in the United Kingdom elections. It was said that if Theresa May failed to secure the enlarged majority she was looking for then the pound would fall back markedly today. Overnight, Wall Street had seemingly judged the testimony of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey was not life-threatening to the administration of President ...

Culture Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river
Author: 0 Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

His girlfriend, who was hit by the vehicle, is seriously injured in hospital. Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport trying to fly to Turkey in March a year ago over concerns he was intending to travel on to Syria, according to reports. Witness accounts suggest Thomas might have been thrown into the river, police said. The third man, 29, was also arrested in Ilford late on Wednesday on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts.

Author: 0 Ireland has made history by electing their first openly gay Prime Minister

His election marks another chapter in the social change that has swept through the country of 4.6 million people that only decriminalised homosexuality in 1993 but became the first country to adopt gay marriage via a popular vote in 2015. The 38-year-old leader will be taking over as the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), later this month when the new session of the parliament begins.

Author: 0 Beautiful! Ariana Grande Will Release 'Over The Rainbow' For Charity

The British Red Cross said in a tweet Monday that the Manchester Emergency Fund has raised over 10 million pounds (about $13 million) because of the 2.7 million pounds (about $3.5 million) donated during the benefit show. This is seriously the most heartwarming video I've seen in years. "First show back tonight". Grande was herself a survivor of the May 22 bombing, still inside Manchester Arena when an explosion ripped through the lobby area following her encore.

Author: 0 Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

As for Mueller, "I would be glad to tell him what I just told you", the president continued. "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time". Comey testified before that committee on Thursday, and Sen. He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn, his former national security adviser, as an order coming from the president.

Author: 0 Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

It also places new restrictions on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , bringing it under much stricter oversight by Congress, while eliminates powers granted to financial regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis. "Today, House Republicans are pushing a unsafe Wall Street-first - Wall Street-first, that's who they are - bill that would drag us back to the days of the Great Recession", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at a press conference.

Author: 0 Britain: May to form government with DUP

With the Tories' House of Commons total reaching either 318 or 319 seats, (with Conservativ- held Kensington still to declare pending a recount, at the time of writing) the support of the DUP, which won 10 seats, would be enough to allow the Conservatives to reach a majority.

Culture 'The Grand Tour' host Richard Hammond injured in car crash
Author: 0 'The Grand Tour' host Richard Hammond injured in car crash

Gian Andrea Rezzoli , a spokesman for St. Gallen cantonal (state) police, confirmed that a person had been injured on a cordoned-off racetrack and taken to a hospital. In 2006, Hammond suffered a brain injury when he crashed in a rocket-powered dragster while filming " Top Gear ". The former Top Gear co-host was filming for his new show The Grand Tour when the horror accident happened and they have since released a statement.

Culture Tiger Woods asleep at wheel of auto before Florida arrest
Author: 0 Tiger Woods asleep at wheel of auto before Florida arrest

The car's motor was running, the brake lights were lit and the right turn signal was blinking, the affidavit says. The 41-year-old underwent his fourth back surgery in April and was described by police as cooperative. "I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans", Woods said Monday. "Tiger, I always thought, was going to break my record", Nicklaus said.

Author: 0 Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

The family released a statement, saying. He initially chaffed at being typecast after " Batman " went off the air after three seasons. It was popular during its first run but has picked up a considerable cult following in the decades since it was canceled.

Author: 0 Adam West, Television's Batman, Dead at 88

But it was his role as the Caped Crusader in the 1966-68 ABC series " Batman " that defined West's career. "You get terribly typecast playing a character like that", he told The Associated Press in a 2014 interview. And more recently, he did the voice of nutty Mayor Adam West in the long-running " Family Guy " series. And I saw the comedy. The actor will forever be remembered as television's first Batman .

Culture Lawyers Give Opening Statements in Cosby Sex Trial
Author: 0 Lawyers Give Opening Statements in Cosby Sex Trial

Agrusa also asked about why Constand's mother, Gianna , had purchased a recording device to record phone calls with Cosby. The woman who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging and violating her more than a decade ago said she told the comedian she was not interested in him romantically, his sex crimes trial has heard.

Culture Lil Wayne facing lawsuit over nightclub altercation
Author: 0 Lil Wayne facing lawsuit over nightclub altercation

The bouncer claims Wayne punched him in the face upon trying to enter the club, knocking him to the ground. But that's not it. Weezy followed that up with a glass full of alcohol thrown and a, "Fuck you, white boy!" - which the guard claims is a hate crime.

Author: 0 Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

Prosecutors say Yanez's actions were unreasonable. After Castile told the officer he had the gun, Yanez told Castile, "OK, don't reach for it then", and, "Don't pull it out". Squad auto video of the encounter shows Yanez replying, “OK, dont reach for it then.” Castile started saying he wasnt reaching for it, but the officer interrupted and said, “Dont pull it out.”.

Author: 0 'Tom Cruise's worst movie' - the most brutal reviews of The Mummy

All of these monsters have been revived already umpteen times , of course, but strangely enough, none more successfully than the Mummy , which spawned a 1999-2008 trilogy (not to mention the "Scorpion King" spinoffs). Jenny Halsey ( Annabelle Wallis ) shows up to reclaim her stolen map from cruise and explores the tomb. You never see him being mistreated in that way in films before.

Culture New York child marriage ban heads to Cuomo's desk
Author: 0 New York child marriage ban heads to Cuomo's desk

It's also legal for 16 and 17-year-olds to marry with just parental consent. Cuomo, who joined the push for the bill earlier this year, called it "shocking" that state law now permits 14-year-olds to be married. For 17-year-olds, judges will use guidelines to aid them in determining if a minor is entering marriage of his or her own volition. Nearly 3,900 minors were married in NY from 2000-2010, although very few were as young as 14.

Culture NSA leak suspect Reality Winner wrote 'burn the White House down'
Author: 0 NSA leak suspect Reality Winner wrote 'burn the White House down'

Winner served six years in the Air Force before she moved to Georgia early this year, according to her mother, Billie Winner-Davis. The 25-year-old US government contractor has worked since February in Augusta , Georgia , for a federal agency that neither prosecutors nor her defense lawyer will name and where she had access to sensitive documents .

Culture Nicole Kidman smashed hotel window after tough day at work
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman smashed hotel window after tough day at work

Spoiler alert, the series ended with another character murdering Perry when they discovered the abuse. And while many viewers complained the scene was painful to watch, for Nicole Kidman it was incredibly painful to film and get the brutal scene out of her mind.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election upset leaves prime minister's Brexit strategy in disarray

With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 seats - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before May's roll of the electoral dice. Then came the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert on May 22, which killed 22 people including seven children, followed by Saturday's knife and van attack in London , which left eight dead.