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Bulls likely without Rondo for Game 6

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And missing open looks in the lane while trying to gain an edge in a 2-2 series (especially in a road playoff game) stings. Boston's backcourt inflicted the most damage as Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley Beal each dropped 24 points while combining for 11 rebounds and five assists. Read More »

Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

The Bay Area chapter of the International Socialist Organization invited students and other members of the Berkeley community who oppose "racist provocateurs" to an "Alt-Right Delete" news conference. Bashing Muslims, immigrants, the looks and style of liberal women, single mothers - I could go on, but why bother? - may, at various times, have placed Coulter out of the mainstream of America's major political parties, or at odds with generally accepted politeness. Read More »

Carlson leads in ratings in first night post-O'Reilly

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Over the course of his 19-minute " No Spin News " podcast, O'Reilly told listeners that the "truth will come out" about the allegations, adding that he would elaborate on his side of the story later on "down the lane". This is not the first time Fox has had sexual harassment claims made. Still, he stated that he doesn't blame Fox but as it turns out his team wants to turn the whole shenanigan into a conspiracy theory - that he was taken down by his liberal rivals. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot Shot Movie Scenes While 5 Months Pregnant

Wonder Woman , directed by Patty Jenkins and distributed by Warner Bros. For " Wonder Woman Wednesday", the official Twitter account also started a new contest for a Wonder Woman fleece blanket, revealed the Wonder Woman auto which will be driven by Danica Patrick, and showed off a new Gal Gadot magazine cover! The film will be released on June 2, 2017 . Read More »

Prince's Death Anniversary: What Have We Learned in the previous year?

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In fact, Prince was the biggest-selling artist in the U.S. in 2016 according to Nielsen Music , who report that his back catalogue of music and songs combined for a whopping 7. It was a year ago Friday that Prince was found dead at Paisley Park of an accidental painkiller overdose. " Prince died of an overdose but he doesn't have these other (signs) in common with them". Read More »

In tweetstorm, Trump takes aim at Democrats on spending bill

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Last week, Trump seemed to upend what had been assumed to be a relatively staid process to keep the government running by insisting that $1.4 billion be included in the bill as a down payment on the construction of his much-promised wall on the border with Mexico. Read More »

Damien Chazelle Plotting Musical TV Project 'The Eddy' with 'Cursed Child' Scribe

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Rowling, and is reportedly now being shopped to cable and streaming outlets, such as Amazon, Netflix, and HBO. Thorne is penning the scripts, and Chazelle is attached to direct. Personally, I think this is a great move by Chazelle as he has obviously done unbelievable with musicals and he should continue to produce incredible musical dramas in the future. Read More »

Passenger dragged from plane reaches settlement with United Airlines

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Earlier Thursday Southwest Airlines, which bumped the most passengers off its planes in 2016, announced plans to stop overbooking flights, citing the United incident as a catalyst. United also has pledged to reduce overbooking - the practice of selling more tickets than seats on a plane to account for no-shows - on certain flights "that historically have experienced lower volunteer rates", United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin told AFP. Read More »

Trump Says US Won't Leave NAFTA For Now

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The White House said the phone conversations were "pleasant and productive". Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged US President Donald Trump not to withdraw from Nafta in a call on Wednesday, saying such a move would be counter-productive, a Canadian source familiar with the matter said on Thursday (April 27). Read More »

Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty

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But as the debate creeped into the early morning hours, Republican lawmakers passed a motion to kill dozens of adjustments that had yet to be discussed. "All this bill says is: Apply the federal law". Geren said it's about focusing efforts on deporting undocumented criminals. "And we will be prepared to stand in court with Texas immigrant communities if that becomes necessary". Read More »

Elon poll shows declining support for Trump in NC

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The Elon Poll found 56 percent of North Carolina voters think Trump has been true to his pledges, even while almost 60 percent disagree with one of them - the plan to build a wall along the Mexican border. The White House statement wasn't enough as Trump insisted in a tweet that he has accomplished a great deal during the first 100 days . But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate confirmation, the president has advanced just 37 nominees, according to data ... Read More »

Conflict with North Korea is US` `biggest worry`: Donald Trump

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The top USA military officer in the Pacific says frequent demonstrations of American military might are key to keeping North Korea in check. Although such an explosion hasn't yet occurred, Trump has sent high-powered USA military vessels and an aircraft carrier to the region in a show of force, while the North conducted large-scale, live-fire artillery drills, witnessed by national leader Kim Jong Un, earlier this week. Read More »

No Surprise, Browns Take Garrett With Top Pick

With Njoku's selection, the Hurricanes have now produced 30 first-round picks since 2000 and added to their current three-year streak of first-round selections following Ereck Flowers and Phillip Dorsett in 2015 and Artie Burns last year. "I can actually know where I'm going and know who I'm going up against, know the schedule", Garrett said of his feeling of relief at being selected. Read More »

McDonald's Is Bringing the '90s Back With Nintendo-Themed Happy Meal Toys

A starting line behind the glass sliding doors will greet you when you walk in, while Super Mario sounds and lights begin flashing when you enter. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe problems don't seem to be ruining the game's launch. Running at a native 1080p while docked, and maintaining 720p in handheld mode, this remastered version of Mario Kart 8 bumped up its score on IGN by a third of a point . Read More »

'The Simpsons' parodies the first 100 days of Donald Trump

Kellyanne Conway , meanwhile, runs off refusing to replace him as press secretary. As Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon wring each other's necks, President Trump - whose hair is actually a live cat - lies in bed, surrounded by books including "Florida on $10 Million a Day" and " Killing a Good Thing ", by Bill O'Reilly. Read More »

Browns make easy choice and select Garrett, Bears trade up for Trubisky

There had been a lot of talk of North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky being an option at number one but Garrett had been the favorite since the beginning of the 2017 NFL Draft process. That said, he's got to be considered the future in Chicago given what they gave up to get him. Garrett said the call from the Browns came on his mom's phone because his had "disappeared" during the watch party. Read More »

North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

In the meantime, the USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, arrived Tuesday at the South Korean port of Busan for what was described as a routine visit to rest crew and load supplies. The exercise in the area of east coast city of Wonsan involved 300 to 400 artillery pieces, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said. Echoing President Donald Trump, he said the military has to consider "every possible option" when dealing with North Korea, but also cautioned that the objective should be "to ... Read More »

BJP to bring positive change in Indian politics: Amit Shah

We have invited Shah to hold a meeting with booth-level workers. "Purushartha ko jagaakar, mission mode main kaam karna padega (we must, by invoking human toil, and by switching to mission mode, accomplish this)", Mr. IMAGE: Odisha BJP President Bsanta Panda and senior leader K V Singhdeo welcome party national president Amit Shah on his arrival at the airport in Bhubaneswar . Read More »

Crosby scores twice, Bonino has victor as Pens beat Caps

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But before the second period could end Ovechkin wired a patented wrist shot from the high slot that beat Fleury and put the Capitals and Verizon Center right back into the contest. Ottawa's netminder had 34 saves on 35 shots in a 2-1 Game One win against the Rangers. Nick Bonino #13 of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores a goal in front of Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals . Read More »

U.S. steps up pressure on North Korea

Admiral Harry Harris Jr, commander of US Pacific Command, declined to compare the situation to the Cuban Missile Crisis, but told a US senate committee: "It's real". The US already has extensive sanctions in place on North Korea, including a blanket ban on trade and a blacklist of anyone dealing with North Korea. Read More »

Vinod Khanna breathes his last

Amitabh Bachchan , Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna and few other celebrities were seen at Vinod Khanna's funeral in Worli. Khanna is survived by wife Kavita and children Rahul Khanna, Akshay Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and daughter Shraddha. Read More »

Erin Moran Died From Complications Related to Cancer

In her final years, Moran had battled financial problems and depression. The cause of death is not yet known and an autopsy is pending. "Rest In It serenely now. Around 4:07 p.m. on Saturday, Harrison County dispatch in Corydon, Indiana, received a 911 call for an unresponsive female. Moran starred on Happy Days from 1974-1984 before leaving to star in the short-lived Chachi with Baio. Read More »

Jury Verdict- Death Penalty for Eric Frein

A jury said Eric Frein, 33, should be executed in the September 12, 2014 sniper attack that killed state Cpl. Those are that Dickson was a police officer killed in the line of duty and Frein killed him while committing other felonies, which include the attempted killing of Douglass and terrorism. Read More »

National monuments: Presidents can create them, but only Congress can undo them

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San Francisco-based Earthjustice , a major nonprofit environmental law organization, says, "Any attempt to reverse or shrink a monument designation by the executive branch is unlawful under the Antiquities Act ". So far this year we've seen proposals in Congress to liquidate millions of acres of public lands , efforts in state legislatures to erode public ownership of our shared lands , and multiple attacks on the Antiquities act, one of the key conservation tools used by presidents in the ... Read More »

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget

In the fall of 2013, Reed voted four times in favor of resolutions that place the government on the path to an eventual shutdown. Speaker Paul Ryan says the House will vote on a revised health care plan "when we're ready to go", despite White House pressure for a quick vote as President Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in office. Read More »

Justin Timberlake pays tribute to 'special soul' Jonathan Demme

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He got his break working for famed producer Roger Corman , for whom he directed a clutch of exploitation movies, including 1974's women-in-prison film " Caged Heat ". "His pictures have an inner lyricism that just lifts them off the ground - even a story like 'The Silence of the Lambs '". The 1991 film, which starred Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins , not only garnered Oscars for the cast but saw Jonathan take out Best Director. Read More »

Actor Vinodh Khanna Passes Away At Age 70 In Mumbai

The veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna died on the same date as closest friend Feroz Khan and of the same disease. While sons Rahul and Akshaye had issued statements saying the actor was fine, not commenting if he had cancer, it was today's that the news of his death broke out on the internet. Read More »

'Next question!' Russell Westbrook in heated confrontation with journo defending Steven Adams

The team's entire offensive attack revolves directly through him and Oklahoma City's MVP candidate has shouldered the load throughout the entire season, willing his franchise to the playoffs with historic night after historic night. We're in this together. "Then say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all, ' or say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say when Russell goes out the team doesn't play well. Read More »

Selena Gomez Just Debuted Her Shortest Haircut Ever

She posted a shot of her new bob to Instagram an hour ago without a caption. The light blue checked off-the-shoulder top and matching flared trousers from Brock Collection, paired with light blue Christian Louboutin heels, said she was ready to get down to business, but also didn't mind flashing just the tiniest bit of waist while she was doing so. Read More »

Ivanka Trump won China trademarks while dining with its president

After that, she even became an unpaid White House employee in order to further appease the ethics experts. They have created an unfamiliar landscape riven with ethical pitfalls, and forced consumers and retailers to wrestle with the unlikely passions now inspired by Ivanka Trump's mid-market collection of ruffled blouses, shifts and wedges. Read More »

AACC hosts annual Easter egg hunt

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Bellamy has been helping to organize the Easter egg hunt for more than 20 years. Hailie Fisher says, "I am totally blind and have been every since birth". Her six-year-old son Darius was one of dozens of kids who filled their bags to the top with candy. The Sedgwick County Zoo will hold Easter Eggstravaganza from 8:30 a.m.to 3 p.m. Read More »

Murdered Delaware trooper served the force for almost a decade

Authorities inspect a house after a standoff, on April 27, 2017, in Middletown, Del., between law enforcement and a man police say shot and killed Delaware State Trooper Cpl. Sealy then drove about 15 miles (25 kilometers) to his home in a subdivision near Middletown. Authorities planned a news conference Thursday afternoon to release more details. Read More »

Trump tells Canada, Mexico, he won't terminate NAFTA treaty: White House

The White House had released a statement late Tuesday saying only that Trump assured the two leaders the us wouldn't bolt NAFTA at this time. "It's been very, very bad for our companies and for our workers, and we're going to make some very big changes, or we are going to get rid of Nafta once and for all." the US President said last week . Read More »