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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne struggling as Penguins take 2-0 lead

To make matters worse, Rinne has never won a game against the Penguins in which he has started, but head coach Peter Laviolette still has faith in him heading into Game 3. The Penguins and Predators each have a goal as Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is tied at the first intermission. "Just a little bit of a wakeup call", Wilson said. Read More »

Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

Pittsburgh Penguins' Ian Cole, center, checks Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher (12) in front of Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The Penguins and Predators each have a goal as Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is tied at the first intermission. The three goals came in a flurry that took only slightly longer than Rinne needed to summarize it. Read More »

Netflix Cancels 'Sense8' After Two Seasons

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Sense8, Netflix's sci-fi-themed series about strangers with a psychic bond, has been canceled after two seasons , the streaming service has confirmed. Even the show won't have new episodes, the old episodes will remain available to stream on Netflix. However things clearly weren't positive enough for a third season. Read More »

Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

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Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". The Paris Agreement is an accord sponsored by the United Nations created to help slow global climate change. The news understandably not been well received by climate action and clean energy advocates, given that the U.S. is the world's largest economy and second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG) after China. Read More »

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns amid tensions

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That left some unease in the White House about who, exactly, was in charge. White House communications director Michael Dubke has resigned. Nixon set up two back channels to the Soviets while waiting to take over from President Lyndon Johnson, Moss says, including talks between Nixon political adviser Henry Kissinger and KGB operative Boris Sedov. Read More »

Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

In a familiar refrain, Trump tweeted that it was "fake news", but he is now under considerable pressure, with several investigations under way into his team's links with Russian Federation, which is accused of hacking Democratic Party emails in order to help Trump win the White House. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Has Humor, Humanity And An Old School Sense Of Honor

It's rated PG-13. When she questions the status quo of how war is fought, it moves the plot along, and it moved me, inspired by her wise compassion. Slobbering, S&M-oriented American patriots will be even more put out, given that WW is no longer dressed in red, white, and blue but golden-toned for the global - and perhaps these days less American-friendly - ticket buyers. Read More »

Hilary Clinton says Donald Trump campaign likely guided Russians before US election

Hillary Clinton is quickly establishing herself as a legitimate challenge to Donald Trump for her total inability to move past November's presidential election. Clinton also pointed to ex-FBI director James Comey , who was recently fired by president Donald Trump , for re-opening an investigation into her use of a private email account and server, just over a week before the election. Read More »

Pulse nightclub massacre bodycam video documents officer response

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As we near the one year anniversary of attack on Pulse nightclub, the city of Orlando has released footage from police officers' bodycams that sheds new light on the terrifying events of June 12, 2016. Come this way. Show me your [expletive] hands!. 'We're police, man. Come on. "We were all in a great mood", said Jahqui Sevilla, a young woman who was at the club with friends. Read More »

Geoffrey Rush hints he won't do any more Pirates movies

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In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales , thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Read More »

Osinbajo Acting President interacts with traders at Garki Market

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Some say Nigeria is colonial contraption, and that we should be independent ethnic nationalities. "We should not use the media, and the social media as a means to propagate hate". "Every time a public officer is an obstacle to business, he attacks the prosperity of our economy and he attacks the prosperity of our future; and it means that our children will not find jobs", Osinbajo said. Read More »

Former Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough dies aged 81

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His passing was announced by his agent, who said that Barraclough had died today following a short illness. He appeared in Corrie in the early 1970s, becoming a regular face on the show from 1986 to 1996, and was last seen on TV past year, playing Mr Grainger in the revival of Are You Being Served? . Read More »

One Love Manchester: Euroradio to broadcast star-studded benefit concert

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Some of the biggest names in music were scheduled to perform in Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert on Sunday . Coming together and showing support for the victims of the Manchester bombing . So as not to clash with the TV coverage, ITV has moved Britain's Got Talent to Saturday at 7.30pm BST. Fans who attended Grande's Manchester Arena show will be offered free tickets to this tribute gig. Read More »

Cannes Film Festival 2017: The Best Dressed List

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And it seems Bella was ecstatic to be sharing the red carpet with the acting legend, as she was spotted rushing over to say hello. Hadid's gown earned the record of the dress with the highest leg slit of the night, although everyone agreed that it did not quite beat the record she set previous year in her sensational bright red dress that featured a bold slit that ran up to her hips, displaying long slim legs and more . Read More »

Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

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Bryce Harper's suspension has come down from Major League Baseball . MLB Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre's explanation of the disciplinary decisions said Strickland intentionally hit "Harper with a pitch, inciting the bench-clearing incident and fighting" while Harper's suspension came "for charging the mound, throwing his helmet and fighting". Read More »

Brad Pitt, Billy Idol, Pharrell attend memorial for Soundgarden rocker Chris Cornell

There may be more to Chris Cornell's death than we originally thought. The ceremony ended and mourners headed to Cornell's final resting place in the Garden of Legends section of Hollywood Forever Cemetery . His band Soundgarden formed in 1984 and introduced the nation to a new subgenre that blended elements of punk and metal. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Vicky , and their two children - 12-year-old daughter Toni and 11-year-old son Christopher. Read More »

'Baywatch' sequel was in talks ahead of first film's release, producer says

The film now has a low rating of 14%, on Rotten Tomatoes which shows the awful crash of the film at the Box Office. We had a secret weapon in Priyanka Chopra . Birth.Movies.Death's Jacob Knight too felt that Priyanka could have had a meatier role in the film as he says, "The Indian goddess brings a (sadly underutilized) brainy charisma to every scene that feels fit for a better picture". Read More »

Kirsten Dunst slams Spider-Man reboot

The actress, who starred in three Spider-Man films with Tobey Maguire , claimed filmmakers are "milking" the franchise. Tom Holland came into Yahoo Studios Tuesday to talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming , his official swing into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hitting theaters July 7. Read More »

LeBron James Says Kawhi Leonard Sure Hall of Famer

So for the next couple of weeks we provide you with analysis of the biggest sporting contest in the world at the moment, the NBA Finals series between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers . "I got a promotion when I got to the 30s". "It's a team game", said Durant, who has put down personal and professional roots in the Bay Arena. Now [the Cavs and Warriors] are being called dynasties. Read More »

Information leaked in United States affects Manchester bomb probe

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Investigators in Britain were trying to track down a jihadist network suspected of having orchestrated the attack which also wounded dozens. The publication of the images which seemingly showed parts of bomber Salman Abedi's torn rucksack and a detonator, suspected to have been sent to the American newspaper by U.S. Read More »

Lebanon Might Ban 'Wonder Woman' for Starring Israeli Gal Gadot

The security official, speaking anonymously, said that a ban would need the recommendation from a six-member committee that is part of the Ministry of Economy, but that process has not yet begun. The theatre responded perfectly to the complaints with even more screenings for those who identified as weomen and donations to Planned Parenthood-but one of the best Twitter responses came from an executive from Lucasfilm who chimed in on the whole thing. Read More »

Theresa May: Back my vision of brighter Brexit future

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The opposition Labour party has gradually nibbled away at the Conservative lead in the polls. Corbyn's party has trailed badly in the polls for most of the brief campaign season but has been gaining ground in recent surveys. A projection published by pollsters YouGov on Wednesday showed May could lose control of parliament. YouGov stressed that was just one possible result of its research, which is based on a mix of polling and demographic modeling. Read More »

Bob Seger to play Grand Rapids

The arena's social media accounts are billing the show as "last time at PPG Paints Arena". Bob Seger fan club members will have special access to purchase tickets in advance on Tuesday, June 6. Seger, 72, is best known for "70s and "80s hits like "Night Moves", "We've Got Tonight", "Like a Rock", "You'll Accomp'ny Me", and "Ramblin" Gamblin" Man". Read More »

Protesters slam Goldman Sachs over Venezuela bond purchase

According to the Journal , Goldman paid just $865m for bonds valued at $2.8bn issued by the state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) - paying about 31 cents on the dollar for the bonds. Anti-government protestors say the situation is already out of control - and that the global community needs to intervene before it's too late. The bank said it did not buy the bonds directly from the Venezuelan government. Read More »

Lebanon bans the new 'Wonder Woman' movie

A senior security official says no formal request has been received yet, and that the ban would require a recommendation from a six-ministry-member committee. Wonder Woman was apparently scheduled to play in just 15 theaters in Lebanon, so the impact on the movie's bottom line will be minimal. Gal Gadot was formerly in the Israeli army. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, NATO; promises change

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Many Presidents, including Barack Obama, have complained that European partners were "free-riding" on the U.S for defence, but Mr. Trump has raised the rhetoric to a different level. Spicer gamely tried to deny the report, insisting that European Commission chairman Jean-Claude Juncker had confirmed that "Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus". Read More »

White House official: Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate deal

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But the official said there may be "caveats in the language" the president uses to announce the withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that the decision is not final. There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. "The big question is whether a United States withdrawal would lead to USA investors and utilities actually starting to build new plants that commit to high future emissions", Myles Allen, professor of geosystem science at the University of ... Read More »

IAG share price slides after IT chaos at British Airways

The airline was forced to cancel all its flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday, ultimately stranding 75,000 passengers in 170 airports across 70 countries, the BBC reports . The union spokesperson said it could have been avoided had "hundreds of dedicated and loyal" not been replaced by cheaper Indian staff in 2016. "I think it's clear we're heading to what looks to be a very ugly divorce at the moment", he said. Read More »

A Memorial Day Box Office In Memoriam as "Baywatch", "Pirates" Flop

With the United Kingdom box office in turmoil due to to the horrific terrorist attack (probably down about 20%), the top territories looks to be France and likely South Korea. I should note that that worldwide revenue for the franchise has grown steadily for the franchise and the last film, On Stranger Tides , more than 75 percent of box office revenue was earned overseas, a whopping $804.8 million. Read More »

Microsoft's Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

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The hope is that the combination of new features and the large existing base of Skype users will be enough of a draw to get people to use the app every day. "It should be about sharing and chatting and creating". But Microsoft says it's better under the hood, too. 'For us, we have a network on Skype, and it is the exact network that we want to grow - the personal network'. Read More »

Penguins defeat Predators 4-1 in momentum filled Game 2

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The Predators had 38 shots to the Penguins' 27, but Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots and got the hook in favor of backup Juuse Saros in the third period. On average Pittsburgh has given up 49.2 shot attempts at 5v5 each playoff game this year. Evgeni Malkin extended Pittsburgh's lead to 4-1 just 15 seconds later, beating Rinne with a wrist shot during a two-on-one. Read More »