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Warriors Win 2017 NBA Championship

Golden State fought off a charge from defending champions the Cavaliers on Monday to earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 game-five victory. "I just had to trust in it, we were really good tonight", Durant said in a post-game interview. And I'm like, 'Bro, we're about to win the title '. Police issued more than 40 citations and towed at least 30 cars that were driving recklessly on city streets following the Golden State ... Read More »

Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured

In#West London , a massive fire occurred in the 24-story residential apartment building ( #Grenfell Tower ) in the Kensington area, reported The Telegraph . Others said they had warned repeatedly about fire safety in the block. Relevant to your professional network? The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known. Read More »

Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

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The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. Asked Monday if the White House thought Sessions should invoke executive privilege to avoid answering questions about his conversations with Trump , presidential spokesman Sean Spicer replied, "It depends on the scope of the questions". Read More »

Little Mix and Robbie Williams join Ariana Grande 'One Love Manchester' lineup!

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Some tickets were held aside for those who had attended the May 22 Grande concert , at which 22 were killed and scores wounded. The concert will be held at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket stadium and will even be broadcast on the BBC . All net ticket proceeds of the show will go directly to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross . Read More »

CCT clears senate president, Bukola Saraki of all charges

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Upholding the no case submission, the tribunal submitted that the evidence led by the prosecution in the asset declaration case against the Senate President was discredited under cross-examination and hence unreliable. He said the prosecution will study the ruling and determine the next course of action. He had testified that details of the outcome of the investigation were based on information given to him by the "team"; a term which is regarded as invalid in law, as it has no ... Read More »

Little Mix's One Love Manchester pride

The event saw the likes of Take That , Robbie Williams , Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Liam Gallagher , Black Eyed Peas and Coldplay's Chris Martin perform. "Olivia would've wanted to hear the hits [today]". I can't explain how incredible the energy was yesterday, every single person with nothing but love to give one another. Read More »

Sex scenes give Love Island highest ever viewing figures

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A show source explained to The Sun newspaper: "It has taken eight days but contestants have taken their relationships to the next level". Love Island star Jessica Shears' former boyfriend has claimed that the glamour model isn't actually single as she's made out on the show. Read More »

Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

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Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein will take his place at the appropriations hearing, he said. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

Sessions rebukes Russian Federation ties 'lie'

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Huckabee -- on a trip with Trump, also told reporters aboard Air Force One that the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job " in testimony before Congress on Tuesday. "I received only the limited information that the department's career officials determined was necessary to inform my recusal decision", Sessions said. Read More »

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

The man who shot and wounded four people at a Republican baseball practice on Wednesday in Alexandria , Virginia, had two guns in his possession, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed. First Daughter Ivanka Trump opened her previously scheduled event at the White House Wednesday by paying homage to the victims of the shooting in Alexandria , Va., including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise . Read More »

Law enforcement identify congressional baseball shooter

Four others were wounded: a congressional aide, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, and two US Capitol Police officers. "Steve, you have the prayers ... of an entire nation, and an entire world", he said, referring to Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who was shot in the attack on GOP lawmakers who were practicing for Thursday's annual charity baseball game between the Republican and Democratic lawmakers. Read More »

Katrina Kaif Gives Ranbir One Tight Slap

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Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor are again making headlines now days with their film " Jagga Jasoos " slated for release in July. But they still appear to be good friends as we spot them on the promotional events of their film. Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor's love life has always been the centre of attraction for media and public especially after they parted ways in 2016. Read More »

Big Boss Telugu to host by Junior NTR Officially Announced

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NTR will host the Telugu version of popular reality show, " Bigg Boss ". For First Time NTR playing triple roles. With his natural spontaneity and around a dozen celebrities who have placed inside a locked house. Spending such high amount on a TV show that lasts for just about 3 months is a new record in Telugu Television history, no prizes for guessing that lion's share of this expenditure is NTR's remuneration. Read More »

Ohio man identified as suspect in killings of 5 in 2 cities

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That's when Suzanne Taylor's boyfriend hung up and called 911. He says both victims had visible "wounds". Maier said Brinkman worked for 71-year-old Rogell Eugene John and 64-year-old Roberta Ray John , whose bodies were found in their home in North Canton on Monday after their son grew concerned he couldn't reach them upon their return from a vacation. Read More »

'There Was a Trail of Blood:' Senator Recalls Chaos of Shooting, Aftermath

Trump spoke from the Diplomatic Treaty Room of the White House , putting aside the scandals surrounding his presidency and pursuit of his embattled agenda to inform the country that the shooter, 66-year-old James T. In an era of heightened partisanship, where members return to their districts every weekend rather than spending time in Washington to build relationships with each other, the baseball game is one of the few events where lawmakers can develop camaraderie. Read More »

Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture?

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Opting not to attend the Nobel ceremonies in December, Dylan submitted the recorded lecture on June 4. Dylan rocked up wearing a black hoodie to accept the award , which probably wasn't an wonderful show of enthusiasm to start with, and it seems he's put as little effort as possible into his lecture too, if Slate is to be believed . Read More »

Sen. Kamala Harris Again Interrupted by Male Colleagues

Harris was shut down by Republican senators during both the Comey and Sessions hearings, despite her questions being no different than her male counterparts'. Harris has been described as a fresh face for a party desperately searching for a new generation of leaders. Harris: Did you have any communications with Russian officials for any reason during the campaign that have not been disclosed in public or to this committee? "Don't ask such hard questions". Read More »

Director, cast of Wonder Woman talks to Deco

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The first World War acts as the major conflict in Wonder Woman that convinces Diana to leave Themyscira after US solider Steve Trevor (Chris Pine ) lands on the island and warns the Amazons of the "war to end all wars!" " Wonder Woman " engages with the heavy topics of war and the dark nature of mankind, with a story set during World War I, but the film is often lighthearted and amusing, especially regarding Diana's limited understanding of the modern world. Read More »

The Conjuring Series Is Getting Yet Another Spin-Off Movie

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Writer Mike Van Waes has been recruited by New Line to pen the script for the movie, which is based on a story by Wan and will be produced by the director and Peter Safran . Wan has been the architect for the Conjuring universe. While he was technically just the warm-up for the real monster at the center of that film's haunting (see: that demonic nun), he was the creepiest aspect of the movie and was used to great effect in his few scenes. Read More »

Grammys switching to online voting, changes top album rule

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In an interview with Variety , Recording Academy SVP Bill Freimuth broke down the rule changes in more detail. Year-in, year-out the artist with the most cutting edge, critically-beloved album has had to sit and watch the biggest awards of the night go to albums that are safer, more marketable or more reminiscent of music industry golden ages long past. Read More »

Alexandria shooting victims: Scalise, police officers, 2 others wounded

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The White House announced that U.S. President Donald Trump has been made aware of the situation. T. Hodgkinson. The official was not authorized to discuss an investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. She said the shooting "went on for quite a while". Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. Read More »

Stocks, dollar firm ahead of Fed decision

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In response to the Fed rate hike and portfolio plan, short-dated Treasury yields rose from earlier lows while longer-dated yields also rebounded. "Job gains have moderated but have been solid, on average, since the beginning of the year, and the unemployment rate has declined", the Fed said in its analysis of current economic conditions. Read More »

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner get matching butterfly tattoos

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The gradual increase in Jenner's pout has started to give her an "abnormal look", according to experts. The reality star turned businesswoman was first seen getting close to the "Antidote" hitmaker at Coachella in April. Adding to the debate on whether the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has had her lips enhanced surgically, plastic surgeon Matthew Schulman said, "They definitely appear to be larger than in previous photos". Read More »

'Dodgeball' Cast Reunites and They Want You to Play With Them

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This hilarious video is as close as it gets to " Dodgeball 2 ". "It's time for a little charity dodgeball b**ches". "Then it was one of those things where it came back, in terms of the dynamic", Stiller told Entertainment Weekly . The Stiller Foundation helps children all over the world, so it sounds like a fun event for a good cause. Signing up and making a donation gives you the chance to be entered for the chance to play dodgeball with Stiller, with funds raised going to his ... Read More »

Federal Reserve boosts interest rate

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Rather, we would need to see a statement, forecast changes or a Q&A with Fed chief Yellen that allows room for the market to fully price in another hike for 2017 H2. If the Fed tries to raise rates, because they predict wrongly that low unemployment rates will cause firms to pay more for the same labor productivity, then the effort to raise rates could be an unhappy one for American workers . Read More »

Donald Trump calls Federal Bureau of Investigation chief he unceremoniously sacked a 'coward'

Comey had asserted both claims , when testifying under oath on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian interference in the 2016 political election and possible Trump team collusion. "You are going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer", he said a bit cryptically. Comey described how he had documented his conversations with Trump, in which he said the president asked for his "loyalty" and for him to end the inquiry into Trump's former national security ... Read More »

Russian Federation collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General

After his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions was skewered for saying, "I did not have communications with the Russians". Democrats said Sessions needs to resolve conflicting evidence about contacts with Russians and to explain if and why he recommended Comey's firing by Trump, an action that could be a violation of his recusal. Read More »

UK PM May 'saddened' by London fire deaths

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Flames licked up the sides of the block in the north Kensington area as 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought the blaze for hours. She said there were "a number" of fatalities. A fire was reported at the Grenfel Tower at 00:54 BST on Wednesday morning. The devastating fire has killed at least 12 people, and left hundreds homeless. Read More »

Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Diana to America

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Recent superhero films this box office debut beat include: Thor , Captain America: The First Avenger , Captain America: The Winter Soldier , Doctor Strange , Thor : The Dark World , The Amazing Spider-Man, Ant-Man, andX-Men: Apocalypse. Read More »

Torn between faith and politics - Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrat leader

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During the election campaign Mr Farron, who has strong Christian views, was dogged by questions over whether he believes gay sex is a sin. "A better, wiser person than me may have been able to deal with this more successfully", he said. He repeatedly failed to answer the question directly in an interview with Channel 4 News and the issue continued to hang over him until he finally said he said he does not think it is sinful. Read More »