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North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West


JCS officials said they are analyzing the type of the projectile and its flight trajectory, adding it is unlikely to be an intercontinental-range ballistic missile. Moon, a strong supporter of former Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun's Sunshine Policy of engagement of the North, kept open the possibility of an inter-Korea summit but said it could only be held when Pyongyang "changes its behavior". Read More »

Trump Boasted of Firing 'Nut Job' James Comey to Russian Ambassador


Comey served his country with honour for many years, and he deserves an opportunity to tell his story". Comey has been at the center of a series of damaging leaks from the White House since he was sacked on May 9, including reports that Trump asked him to drop an investigation of Russia's ties with former White House aide Michael Flynn during Trump's first weeks in office. Read More »

Boston Celtics take Game Seven against the Washington Wizards 115-105


Boston advances to the Eastern Conference finals, where it will host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 on Wednesday . "What a special opportunity to get a chance to compete against them", Boston coach Brad Stevens said. "He was the difference today - a huge difference". "I think they're playing better this year than they did last year". "I thought he made a lot of great plays, a lot of these shots that others made in the fourth quarter were off of his passes, or started with them ... Read More »

Fired FBI Chief James Comey To Testify Publicly In Congress

Rosenstein threatened to resign from the Justice Department because of the explanation that White House officials were giving reporters about the firing, said a person close to the White House, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. No date has been set as yet for Comey's public appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, but it likely will be next month, the committee said. Read More »

A look at Pippa Middleton's high-society wedding


REX Shutterstock. The three-year-old made an adorable page boy at Pippa Middleton's wedding to billionaire hedge fund manager James Matthews in Englefield, Berkshire this morning. Six years after famously taking part in her sister Kate's fairy-tale wedding, Pippa will take center stage in her own lavish one. Wearing a pale pink dress with matching hat, Kate laughed as she held a giggling Princess Charlotte by the shoulders. Read More »

Rallying: Ogier wins in Portugal for the fifth time


That means the pair will enter Sunday's final day of competition with Ogier 16.8s to the good over the i20 over Neuville. "I saved my tyres in the opener so I knew I could push more in the next one", said Ogier, who had led by more than 20 seconds midway through Saturday's action. Read More »

FOX Spending Tons On ALIEN: COVENANT Marketing


However, if you are a fan of " Prometheus ", you're in luck! "The irrelevance of humans, aliens killing us and AI taking over is a big subject in this". If you ever find yourself aboard a spacecraft and pick up a distress signal that sure sounds a heck of a lot like a John Denver tune, just keep on truckin'. Read More »

Vanessa Bayer Is Leaving 'SNL' After 7 Seasons


Bayer has been on the show for seven seasons, making her the most veteran female cast member now on the show. Last night's superb season finale was hosted by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, but the writers also found plenty of ways to highlight Bayer. Read More »

Netflix and 'Stranger Things' Dominated the MTV Movie and TV Awards


The former " Harry Potter " star then turned and honored actor Asia Kate Dillon, who presented Watson with the award and identifies as gender non-binary. Without the limiting applications of gender to certain categories, awards shows could open the door even wider to those actors who deserve and demand our attention who could have been previously excluded from recognition because of regressive gender standards. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arab today


With Rex Tillerson, the current US Secretary of State, opening stating the US intention to coalition with Israel and Saudi Arabia to stall Iran's prominence, it's like the carefully calibrated eight-year thaw that the Obama administration achieved with Tehran never happened. Read More »

Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee


He allowed 12 runs over 9⅔ innings with eight walks in two losses to Atlanta. All three were struck solidly and left the park in a hurry. "I thought it was worse than it is", he said Monday. Instead, his future with the club has become the cloudiest it's been in his six years here. He apparently had been racking up the ill will for several months and manager Terry Collins had finally had enough. Read More »

Beyoncé's Push Party Was a Destiny's Child Reunion, and Serena Williams Attended


Beyoncé's mother Tina Lawson shared Instagram photos from the elaborate affair, which she called "The Carter Push Party". The festive event was dubbed "Carter Push Party" and took place in a private residence in Beverly Hills. Beyoncé and husband Jay Z share five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy - who was also at the baby shower - and announced earlier this year that they are expecting twins. Read More »

Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes


A day before Mr Comey's meeting with Trump, Mr Flynn had been ousted for what the White House said were misleading accounts of his conversations with Russia's USA ambassador. "Why is he not doing the same here?" he asked . I'm not even going to give credence to that. Asked by a reporter when he anticipated turning on Trump, Ryan dismissed that as a hypothetical question , adding, "There is no timetable for my inevitable betrayal of him. Read More »

Anti-terror fight 'not a battle between different faiths'

Kim said that with that funding commitment and other pledges from the USA and other countries, the World Bank is set to announce at the G-20 Summit in July a $1 billion fund for women's economic empowerment through the Women's Entrepreneurship Facility, which he described as a first. Read More »

Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

O'Reilly has denied those accusations. Twenty-First Century Fox noted in a recent quarterly report that it paid $45 million in settlements related to sexual harassment allegations against Ailes. It was unclear from the report who dialed 911 or whether the man was taken to the hospital. No other details were announced. Fox News host Sean Hannity tweeted tributes to his onetime boss in a series of messages. Read More »

Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say


The launch comes a week after North Korea successfully tested a new midrange missile that Pyongyang said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. It was the first test by Pyongyang since President Donald Trump was inaugurated. No further details were given and a South Korean military official declined to confirm the report but did say that the military was investigating the launch, Reuters reported . Read More »

Antonio Conte won't stay at Chelsea without family in London


He's a legend for this club and in this season he has been very important to win this title. "First of all, it's important to repeat that I have two years' contract to go", he said. "It's important to underline this". '(This season) we started well and we won the league, but next season we will be in trouble if we don't work hard like we did this season. Read More »

Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange


Assange thanked "Ecuador, its people and its asylum system". Assange said British authorities had refused to confirm or deny if the U.S. had issued a warrant for his extradition from the UK. Asked if Britain would now support a request to extradite Mr Assange to the United States , Prime Minister Theresa May said: "We look at extradition requests on a case-by-case basis". Read More »

American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest


This is not the first time that a climber has succumbed to this fate. The team had been undergoing strength and endurance training including yoga sessions for making the climbers cope with challenges of summiting the highest peak in the world. Read More »

David Beckham acts in fantasy movie - but fans aren't impressed

The full title, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, also stars Jude Law, Eric Bana and star of TV hits Banana and Cucumber, Freddie Fox. "He is a fabulous actor and a real pleasure to be with", said Ritchie. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy...whether he likes it or not. Read More »

Prince George gets royal telling off at Pippa Middleton's wedding


Insiders are already predicting an engagement announcement for Prince Harry and Meghan this year (17). Middleton was flanked by her niece Princess Charlotte, nephew Prince George and a gaggle of other young bridesmaids and pageboys. "Rear comes the bride", joked the Daily Star newspaper. A £100,000 ($130,000, 115,000 euro) temporary glass marquee has been installed in the garden of Middleton's family home for the evening party, according to reports. Read More »

North Korea takes another American hostage

He went to the volatile state, considered the worst place in the world for persecuting Christians by Open Doors, to start an experimental farm at the university in order to help the people become self-sufficient. Last year, North Korea sentenced United States college student Otto F. Warmbier to 15 years' hard labor after accusing him of trying to steal a political banner. Read More »

North Korea fires ballistic missile

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectile was sacked Sunday from an area around Pukchang. The missile tested in February was a Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile, officials said. North Korea is racing to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that will deliver a nuclear-tipped warhead to the continental United States - its long-avowed goal - and something President Trump has promised not to allow. Read More »

Dangal In China: Aamir Khan's Film Crosses $100 Million Mark


On Douban, the popular Chinese social networking site, the film has scored an average rating of 9.2. The movie is inspired from the real life incidents of an Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat who defied social taboos and trained his daughters to pursue wrestling as a career in an extremely conservative society. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar holds special 'Sachin A Billion Dreams' screening for armed forces


While the crowd continued to cheer "Sachinn Sachinn" the legendary cricketer also received a standing ovation at the end of the film. Tendulkar also met and greeted the families of the Armed Forces present for the screening. Speaking about the premiere, Sachin said that in his way, he wants to thank the forces for all the sacrifices they make to keep the country safe. This time, however, the guest of honour was simply a Group Captain, and that too an honorary one. Read More »

O Panneerselvam tweets 'alliance with BJP', deletes it


A day after Leader of Opposition M.K. Stalin questioned why the state ministers who are visiting Delhi and meeting Union Ministers are not demanding CMB formation or waiver of crop loans to farmers, Panneerselvam submitted a memorandum containing the same demands. Read More »

On Day Of Release, Chelsea Manning Is Still Being Misgendered


Manning served just seven years of a 35-year sentence for releasing a trove of classified information to Wikileaks. On the day of Chelsea Manning's release from prison, Pulse Films announced at the Cannes Film Festival that a documentary about the whistleblower and her adjustment into post-incarceration life is in the works. Read More »

With drama aplenty, Netflix and 'Okja' debut in Cannes


I think it's an enormous and really interesting conversation that's just beginning. At a press conference following the screening, Tilda Swinton was asked about the festival's likely reluctance to award Okja the Palme d'Or, and responded: "T$3 he truth is we didn't come here for prizes". Read More »