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Farm group criticizes pending merger of DuPont and Dow

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The long-delayed $62 billion merger of chemical giants DuPont and Dow has been approved by US antitrust regulators. DuPont and Dow Chemical Co have won USA antitrust approval to merge on condition that the companies sell certain crop protection products and other assets, according to a court filing on Thursday. Read More »

UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

THE QUEEN and the Duke of Cambridge have arrived at a rest centre helping those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Prime Minister Theresa May , who has faced criticism for failing to meet survivors when she visited the scene on Thursday, has ordered a full public inquiry into the disaster in response to mounting anger that the fire might have been preventable. Read More »

Saif Ali Khan Gets His Right Wrist Inked

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Talking on the entry of Sara in showbiz, Saif Ali Khan said that acting is a risky profession and being a father, he does not want his children to join that field where their future is not secured. His answer confused everyone as a few months ago he said that he was happy to see Sara do whatever she wishes to. And there is no guarantee that despite doing your best, you will succeed. Read More »

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

The prime minister faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" when she returned to the scene on Friday, having not met victims on her first visit. "We will follow the recommendations of the public inquiry", he said. Mr Magee told Sky News he could see the blaze miles in the distance before nearing the tower, adding that he was "hoping and praying that it was a construction site, a new-build, that was going up". Read More »

Kayleigh Morris removed from Big Brother House over 'threatening behaviour'

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During Friday night's show the reality show veteran is seen sharing a very steamy smooch with her crush Kieran Lee . The " Geordie Shore " star - who joined the house as part of a shopping task alongside Gemma Collins and Nicola McLean - has made no secret of the fact she has the hots for the footballer after locking eyes on him earlier this week and it seems, although she was somewhat reserved in the beginning, she's not holding back anymore. Read More »

London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Police officers protect the entrance to the BBC building during a protest in central London following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 16, 2017 . Read More »

Narendra Modi government looks to double digital economy to $1.12 tn

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After a brainstorming session that lasted for over two hours and was meant to work out a road map for the $1-trillion digital economy , Prasad said some participants spoke about the need for developing startup clusters - which will be like special innovation zones where startups can work together. Read More »

Jab Harry Met Sejal to change marketing grammar

Shah Rukh Khan, who's also produced the film, says, "The whole idea of "Mini trails" is to introduce Harry and Sejal, the two players amidst the beautiful love story". The film traces the love story of a Punjabi man played by Shah Rukh and a Gujarati girl essayed by Anushka Sharma . The reward of Rs 5,000 was announced by the film's team to anyone who could come up with the ideal title. Read More »

Jon Snow's Real Name May Have Been Revealed

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If Jon had been born in the North, his last name would be Snow, but given the fact that he was born just outside of Dorne , his name could actually be Sand. I do post about Ice & Fire and GAME OF THRONES whenever there is actual news to report. And now on the /r/ASOIAF subreddit , a major spoiler just leaked that has to do with Jon Snow's real name . Read More »

The Xbox One X: Initial Impressions

It is the most powerful console ever made , and Microsoft never backed away from saying it would have a premium price point , but still, some are feeling sticker shock given it's $100 more than PS4 Pro . It's going to be there on launch day for Xbox One X , which will be a great showcase for the box. He also said - from a technical point of view - it is more hard to pull off. Read More »

London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

We plan to house residents of Grenfell Tower as locally as we can. Then, on June 21, a "Day of Rage" will be held on Shepherds Bush Green, a district in west London . "This should not have happened in the beginning", she said. They lived on the 22nd floor. The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick taking leave of absence

The report recommends a massive overhaul for the company accused of promoting a toxic "bro culture" under Kalanick's leadership. Validating all the rumors that have been swirling around his impending departure, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has announced a temporary leave of absence from the cab aggregator. Read More »

President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

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But after Comey testified to Congress last week about what he said were Trump's attempts to get Comey to publicly exonerate him, Kasowitz maintained that Trump "was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference". The transition order came the same day that Vice President Mike Pence's confirmed that he had hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe. Read More »

How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

Whole Foods' stock soared 27 percent. John Mackey will continue as chief executive of Whole Foods , and the company's headquarters will remain in Austin , Texas, Reuters reported. Amazon has been exploring different business ventures as of late. The store uses sensors to track items as shoppers put them into baskets or return them to the shelf. Read More »

Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Extensive Loss Of Brain Tissue,' No Sign Of Botulism

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Doctors are expected to offer further details of Otto's medical condition during a news conference later Thursday afternoon. "The burden of our ordeal has been eased by the support we have experienced, not only from our friends in Cincinnati , but through OH, at the University of Virginia, throughout the United States and, indeed, from around the world", Warmbier said . Read More »

Day 5 Of Deliberations For Cosby Jury

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Jurors told a judge Thursday they were deadlocked and could not agree on a verdict for the three charges against the 79-year-old entertainer. Judge O'Neill has indicated he'll let the members of the jury deliberate as long as they need to in order to reach a verdict. Read More »

Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is shown donations of aid, made by members of the local community, by Executive Director of Kensington and Chelsea Council , Sue Harris during a visit to the Westway Sports Centre which is providing temporary shelter for those who have been made homeless in the Grenfell Tower disaster, in west London on June 16, 2017. Read More »

London fire: 17 confirmed fatalities

I appreciate that the authorities want to be absolutely certain that any information is correct before it is issued publicly, and the fire brigade, police and coroner are doing a heroic job obtaining this information in extremely hard circumstances. Read More »

7 missing after US Navy ship collides with merchant ship off Japan

The Japanese Coast Guard said the USA ship was experiencing some flooding but was not in danger of sinking, while the merchant vessel was able to sail under its own power. Japan's Coast Guard said none of the 20 crew members aboard the merchant vessel were injured. At around 29,000 tons displacement, the ship is about three times the size of the U.S. Read More »

17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified due to the state of the remains. A criminal investigation has been launched, CNN reported . Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William on Friday visited an aid distribution site and met with volunteers. Some people then left the building though others remained inside. Read More »

Jada Pinkett Smith Slams Tupac Biopic As 'Deeply Hurtful'

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She clears up other claims of falsehoods in the feature film, including: " Pac never said goodbye to me before leaving for LA". The film All Eyez on Me has already earned $3.1 million at the box office after its Thursday night premiere, though 50 Cent and Jada Pinkett Smith are two outspoken critics of the film. Read More »

Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

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The Trump administration also opposes any proposal or measure in worldwide bodies such as the United Nations to lift the trade embargo imposed more than half a century ago. The venue is named after a leader of the failed USA -backed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961 against Fidel Castro's revolutionary government. These people have lived here for decades without any interaction with the United States, with the USA just treating them as an enemy and closing off to them. Read More »

Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins Not Signed On Yet

You can feel the love and gratitude exuding from every word the actress says to her fans . Warner Bros . typically offers a one-picture-only deal for directors who are handling a big budget studio film for the first time. In case you've been living under a rock, or on a mysterious island hidden away from civilization by Zeus, " Wonder Woman " is absolutely dominating at the box office . Read More »

Cosby judge turns down jury's request to hear testimony

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Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. The jurors have deliberated for 40 hours already and it is unclear exactly what the deadlock is about. Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004. In clear and firm statements, she said Cosby, a powerful Temple alum, mentored her and took an interest in her career like a father figure. Read More »

Trump's New Restrictions for Cuba Revealed

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Trump is also expected to keep the USA embassy in Havana, which reopened under Obama in 2015. Trump's policy also will not reinstate the " wet foot, dry foot " policy, which allowed any Cuban who made it to USA soil to stay and become a legal resident. Read More »

A different kind of Penguins parade at Pittsburgh's National Aviary

There were plenty of story lines during the Stanley Cup Final but none were exploited as much as the catfish nuance that Nashville introduced to the National Hockey League. It's the combination of winning it and the events that follow that makes it so special, from ending the season knowing you've reached the pinnacle, to the victory parade , which forward Chris Kunitz said, "almost takes your breath away". Read More »

Cosby lawyers seek to paint accuser as opportunist

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Constand said it was a year before she told her mother what happened to her, but when she finally couldn't hold it in any more and gave her the news in January 2005, they called the police. Keshia Knight Pulliam was defiant in her stance to defend and support Bill Cosby on the opening day of his trial. She met Cosby at Temple University in Philly where he was one of its most famous alumni and Constand was director of basketball operations. Read More »

Simon Cowell announces plans for Grenfell Tower charity single

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Reiterating the fears expressed by Scotland Yard earlier on Friday, Cundy also said there was "a risk" that the police may not be able to identify all victims of the tragedy. Residents said they had been complaining for years about lax standards while aspects of a recent $13 million refurbishment to the building have fallen under suspicion of allowing the fire to spread more rapidly than expected. Read More »

Wonder Woman champions Chinese box office

It's just a generally good movie and Patty Jenkins has a lot to bargain with. After Wonder Woman had a huge opening weekend at the box office and shattered records, it was full steam ahead on all the chatter about a sequel. Like the goddess she is - who we only sometimes deserve - she makes us feel like we're all superstars right along with her. Playing Wonder Woman catapulted her into stardom. Read More »

Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

Sky News understands that around 70 people are missing, feared dead. And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. According to pictures shared on social media, the singer made her way to the block in north Kensington on Wednesday evening to offer support to the local community. Read More »