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North Korea claims USA poses 'nuclear threats'

North Korea's U.N. Mission late Thursday issued a statement calling the purported plot to kill Kim a "declaration of war". "North Korea's nuclear problem and Pyongyang's reluctance to abandon nuclear weapons are the worst obstacle to normalization in the Korean Peninsula". Read More »

The Katy in red steals Met Gala limelight

She chose an architectural Comme des Garçons piece off the Fall 2016 runway; a floral layered piece featuring oversized petals inspired 18th-century "punks" as a form of reverence to the Japanese designer honoured at the costume institute exhbition (Rei Kawakubo). Read More »

O'Reilly speaks out, anti-Fox News activist efforts continue

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Charles Herring, CEO of San Diego-based One America Network, told the paper's MediaBlast blog: "Bill O'Reilly has been nothing short of a powerhouse in cable news". I felt bad not only for me and my staff, but for the viewers and listeners because they really had no idea what had happened. Asked about this week's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, O'Reilly said there were several reasons President Donald Trump had acted. Read More »

Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

Many police agencies in central Ohio Tweeted their condolences to the fallen police chief. He said police weren't immediately able to positively identify the gunman and were trying to determine what, if any, relationship he had with the nursing home. Read More »

Facebook brings back purple "thankful" flower reaction for Mother's Day

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Facebook added a "thankful" reaction to the app for Mother's Day. And just like previous year, Facebook is back in action, just in time for Mother's Day as well. It was recently Facebook updated its algorithms for users to be able to use reactions on comments, which before was only possible on posts. This of course, will be available when you swipe on the News Feed. Read More »

Trump said firing Flynn 'did not sound like an emergency'

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No, that statement came from the Russian Foreign Ministry's Twitter account, and the words were ostensibly penned by Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova . The Oval Office pictures could hardly have come at a worse time for Trump, deepening suspicions that he is too cozy with Putin's government. "Deadly serious Q: Was it a good idea to let a Russian gov photographer & all their equipment into the Oval Office?" said Colin H. Read More »

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Carter Wilkerson , 16, reached 3.441 million retweets on Tuesday morning to pass DeGeneres' record of 3.430 million. She embraced the mock competition and invited Wilkerson on her show in mid-April to provide him with gifts she jokingly said she'd take back if Wilkerson's tweet surpassed hers, according to Business Insider . Read More »

'Scandal' star Katie Lowes pregnant with first child

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Katie also revealed that she didn't hide the news of her pregnancy to her boss Shonda and told her the happy news within the first five minutes of her being pregnant. " Scandal ", which also stars Kerry Washington, will reportedly end after Season 7. "It was not great because he just came up to me out of the blue - we're super tight - and he was like, 'Whoa your boobs look super big!' and I was like [mimes crying], 'I'm pregnant!'" What to do: It is not clear yet if Katie's pregnancy will ... Read More »

Woman accused of stalking congressman because of health care vote

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David Kustoff (R-TN) and aide Marianne Dunavant down Highway 45 Monday afternoon after leaving a town hall event that took place at the University of Tennessee- Martin, the Hill reported. A Tennessee woman was arrested for allegedly trying to run a congressman off the road because of his vote to repeal and replace Obamacare, police say. Read More »

Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

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Asked whether the Russian delegation informed the White House that they planned to release the photos, one official said tersely: "No they did not". The White House posted photos online of the meeting a full day later, but they did not include any images of Lavrov. After pictures of a smiling Trump, Kislyak, and Lavrov hit the internet, a White House official said, "they tricked us". Read More »

Local fans unleash the force for 'Star Wars' day

A fan dressed as a Storm Trooper from " Star Wars " reacts at the Taipei Metro (MRT) during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan May 4, 2017. Fan and company support combined means that the phrase "May the fourth be with you" is known to fans and non-fans all over the world. Read More »

Sarkar 3 movie review: Amitabh Bachchan fails to save this predictable mess

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Ram Gopal Varma's storytelling devices might be variations of what we have already seen before, yet, they make for engaging cinema. And when archvillain Jackie Shroff , swimming and sexing in Dubai, dies at the end "that's not a spoiler, it's nemesis", we feel a surge of empathy for the Nagre family that has lost a lot of blood, but never in vain. Read More »

Spurs rule out Leonard for Game 6 vs. Rockets

Australian Patty Mills has stepped up again as the San Antonio Spurs clinched their NBA Western Conference semi-finals series with a commanding 114-75 win over Houston . The Spurs had a 9-point lead at one point in the quarter, but they kept up the strong play to keep their lead to end the quarter. Reuters/Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY SportsNew York Knicks guard Derrick Rose (25) dribbles the ball in the first half of the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Jan 7, ... Read More »

US, European officials to discuss proposed expansion of in-flight laptop ban

Emirates, based in Dubai, cited the policy in hurting demand and leading to its decision to reduce flights to the U.S. A similar ban affecting European flights would likely be a major blow for legacy U.S. A senior European transport official said the aviation industry was expecting the U.S.to extend the ban to Europe, and described the situation as "a total mess". Read More »

Bradley steps up as Celtics move ahead

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Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas , left, drives past Washington Wizards guard Bojan Bogdanovic during the first quarter of Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. If the Celtics win Friday, they would open against Cleveland on Monday. When asked about having the chance to close the series in Washington , Avery Bradley said: "It's a great opportunity to make the Eastern Conference finals and we've got to understand that". Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 gets a massive $145 million opening

While the movie has done extremely well, it will have to settle for second place behind the previous franchise entry, Furious 7 . "The challenge here was taking things that moviegoers loved from the first and making it bigger". It also made more than 101 million internationally in 37 foreign territories last weekend. New cast members include Pom Klementieff , who plays Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki as Aesha, Chris Sullivan as Taserface and Kurt Russell as Ego, the Living Planet. Read More »

Comey Was Disloyal, a Showboat, and Wouldn't Kill the Russia Probe

But as an empty, unserious man who thinks only of himself and knows only how to deride opponents, Trump began a series of Wednesday tweets at 7:10 a.m. But Mr. Comey went because he did not believe he could turn down a meeting with the new president. " It was all him ", he said, insisting that the deputy attorney general had audited the F.B.I. Read More »

"King Arthur" packs a (special effect) punch in theaters

Ritchie is so adept that the film is compulsively watchable, but it's watchable in the same way as a massive train wreck or the slow-motion demolition of a high-rise. During the chat with Graham , Guy presented his leading man with a sword he had promised him during filming. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is looking likely for a weak debut at the box office this weekend when it lands at American theaters. Read More »

Jumper worn by Princess Charlotte in birthday photo sells out

You can count on two hands the number of times Charlotte has appeared in public and been photographed, and that's counting the day of her birth when her parents left the hospital, her christening and sets of baby photos by Duchess Kate of Charlotte with George and taking her first steps. Read More »

North Korea Sends Protest to US Congress over Sanctions

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North Korea sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives expressing their displeasure with the recent round of sanctions passed. The sanctions were condemned as a "heinous act against humanity" by the foreign affairs committee of the North's Supreme People's Assembly, the report said. Read More »

Month-by-month: How Chelsea won the English Premier League

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However, earlier this season former Juventus boss Conte was linked with a return to Italy to coach Inter and, with the Nerazzurri having dismissed Stefano Pioli this week, those rumours have quickly resurfaced. The striker has not started a Premier League match all season, even when Diego Costa was dropped, suspended and injured at various points this season. Read More »

India's Modi emphasizes links with Sri Lanka to deepen ties

He hailed the Indian-origin Tamils, many of them tea plantion workers, saying, "You are that indispensable backbone of the thriving Sri Lankan tea industry that justly prides itself on its success and global reach today". Thereafter, he inaugurated a multi-specialty hospital built with Indian aid at Dickoya in the central Sri Lankan hill district of Nuwara Eliya. Sri Lanka is finalising a plan to lease 80 percent of its loss-making Hambantota port to China for 99 years, but the deal has been ... Read More »

Indian PM leaves Sri Lanka

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Modi arrived here yesterday on a two-day visit which is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka at a time when China is seeking to make inroads in the island nation. The almost one million ethnic Tamils in central Sri Lanka are descendants of indentured labour brought to work in coffee, rubber and tea plantations by British colonial rulers in the 19th century. Read More »

Has the plot for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 3 been revealed?

Kevin and I are working on what is going to become of the Marvel Cosmic Universe and where it's going to go. This trailer is just a fast mix of one-liners and character introductions in ideal 80s style; starting with the age-old "on the next Guardians of the Galaxy", and then an utterly out of place laugh track, featuring "special guest star, Intergalactic Beast". Read More »

Charlie Hunnam Talks About The Challenges Of Playing 'King Arthur'

I Called Him Morgan - This documentary looks at the life and death of famed jazz trumpet player Lee Morgan, whose wife was implicated in his 1972 murder. "For me, the thing I could relate to most readily and was most excited about is the idea of the cultivation of self-belief and subduing one's inner demons in order to strengthen one's disposition, to the point of being able to go out and do great things and beat the insurmountable odds", Hunnam said . Read More »

Is #1 at the Box Office

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Among new territories, China led with $48 million, followed by South Korea ($13.3 million) and Russian Federation ($11.6 million). The film is set to push the Marvel Cinematic Universe's total box office gross to over $11 billion over the course of 15 movies since Iron Man released in 2008. Read More »

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' Review

But asked if he thought a movie career beckons for Beckham, he added: "I don't know yet, one step at a time". Hey Vortigen, dont you know holding your sword like that will boring the tip of the blade? Listen, mate, I'm not saying Ritchie is taking the piss here. Read More »

Modern Family co-star Sarah Hyland defends Ariel Winter

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But Ariel subsequently hit back at her critics, saying she will continue to dress as she wishes. "Why TF does anyone care that I didn't dress casual like everyone else for the panel?" Winter plays Alex Dunphy on Modern Family , while Hyland played her older sister, Haley. Read More »

When Justin Bieber was called 'Yo Yo Honey Singh'

Arjun Rampal left the red carpet with his daughters and headed to the venue of the concert. Here are pictures of Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover and Vijayeta Basu at the concert. Not just Sarkar but several others were also of the same opinion and one more youngster Tina Joshi expressed her dejection over Bieber's not being in his spirit. Read More »