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US Senate clashes over Trump Supreme Court pick

The Republicans blocked Garland's nomination by refusing to hold a hearing for 10 months, purportedly on principle and not, as the Democrats charged, because of politics. "They're pretty much dug in", Republican Senator John Thune said of Democratic colleagues. For the Senate, it would mean that Supreme Court nominees in future could get on the court with no assent from the minority party, potentially leading to a more ideologically polarized court.

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Capito: Senate Dems are obstructing Gorsuch vote with filibuster

After meeting with Judge Gorsuch and reviewing his testimony before the Judiciary Committee, Sen. "Estrada's nomination also has become a cause celebre among liberal and conservative activists, increasing the pressure on Democratic and Republican Senate leaders to lock horns over the issue".

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The Undertaker Takes Final Bow at WWE

As noted, WWE is planning to have Reigns take on Lesnar in the main event of WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans next year. Goldberg went on and said he and Brock Lesnar did pretty damn good at WrestleMania 33 after their debacle at WrestleMania 30.

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Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly over harassment story

Hyundai said early Tuesday that it is not now advertising on "The O'Reilly Factor " but will remove upcoming ads because of the "recent and disturbing allegations". A prolonged advertiser boycott of O'Reilly could prove financially painful to Fox. Spots for those brands appeared during the program in the last 30 days, according to iSpot.tv, the TV ad analytics firm.

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Investors Dump Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) Shares On Disappointing Results

The upped price target implies a potential downside of -0.26% from the company's most recent stock price close. Equities analysts forecast that Acuity Brands will post $8.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company has market cap of $771.25 million. They expect $1.7 EPS, up 0% or $0 from last year's $1.7 per share. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st.

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Williams targets United win to get over derby woes

Ronald Koeman is looking to become the first manager in Premier League history to win three consecutive away games at Old Trafford . "I have proved what everyone has said is wrong". "People remember him for the rest of their life for what he did here". "It is not a surprise for me... the second year after the first one. Okay, if you can't win then don't lose".

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Flynn Not Upfront in Disclosure Form About Income From Russia-Linked Companies

Nunes is leading a double investigation of sorts. As a result of Trump's hamfisted claims and obfuscations, we have lost sight of some important questions: Is there truth to the claim that USA intelligence agencies monitoring Russians improperly revealed communications by American citizens? The White House has also tried to link Clinton to Russia's purchase of a controlling stake in a mining company with operations in the US, arguing that she was responsible for "selling off one-fifth of ...

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Raw Results: NXT Team Makes Their Debut Against the New Day

So tonight they issued an open challenge to anyone in the locker room who thought they had what it takes to beat the New Day. However, they came out on the short end, losing to the Authors of Pain. Dawson says everyone now knows they are the greatest tag team of all-time and with that, The Top Guys are out. Dawson and Wilder have established themselves as clear heels during their time under the WWE umbrella, and they are well-equipped to climb the tag team ranks because of that.

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WWE's Charlotte on WrestleMania 33, Ric Flair and evolution as a wrestler

See page 2 for detailed results. When I first wrote this, I thought about putting The Undertaker against Braun Strowman given fan reaction to the possibility. There is some room for surprise entrants, like Samoa Joe or an NXT Superstar that is not busy at TakeOver. But WWE could benefit from a stellar feud with someone like Asuka to capitalize on just how popular Miss Bliss has become.

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5 advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

Fox News has already paid out $ 13 million to five women in agreements that avoid litigation-or put another way-$5 million less than O'Reilly earns annually. "The O'Reilly Factor", reportedly generated $446 million in ad revenue between 2014 and 2016. Most other advertisers have yet to say whether they will remain with the program.

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Jim Ross reportedly to call Goldberg vs. Lesnar at Wrestlemania, more

This was a major victory for Bryan as his win turned the tide in regards to what the WWE looks for in talent. Neville told him there was no one left in the division to compete against him but that changed when Austin Aries attacked him. In Goldberg's 13 year absence, Lesnar had taken the legends position as the dominant force in the WWE , becoming the undefeated superstar that Goldberg had once been.

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Former Troy football player Bray Wyatt drops WWE championship at WrestleMania

Wyatt says this is just has begun and he's coming for what's rightfully his, what she promised him. Many fans were unhappy to see Wyatt lose his title after such a short title reign, but Orton was welcomed as the new champion on Smackdown Tuesday night.

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WWE star The Undertaker retires after WrestleMania defeat

WrestleMania 33 was dubbed as the ultimate thrill ride and it lived up to the hype. But we said farewell to The Undertaker , one of the greatest pro wrestlers ever, in a beautifully scripted way. He has been handed every achievement on a silver platter and yet, been unable to be accepted by majority of fans . Wyatt has a similar persona of a cult leader and Taker could have easily passed the torch to him two years ago.

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'Absolutely False': Susan Rice Denies Allegations of Political Unmasking Trump Staffers

The latest in the fast-moving story about Susan Rice's alleged unmasking of several aides to President Donald Trump's campaign is that the data request was for "detailed spreadsheets" of intercepted telephone calls. There is no evidence that backs up the President's original claim. Here's what we can say about the Rice situation at this point. Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer cast Rice's handling of intelligence in the waning days of Obama's term as suspicious, although he did not ...

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BMW pulls advertising from Fox News' 'O'Reilly Factor'

T. Rowe Price Group, the Baltimore-based money management firm, has joined Mercedes-Benz and a raft of other advertisers pulling their ads from Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show after allegations that he sexually harassed several women.

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Demi Lovato Has FINALLY Embraced Poot Lovato And It's Super Emotional

At the time, Demi wasn't exactly thrilled about the discovery of Poot. . Well it's nice to see that Demi has finally excepted Poot into her life. "Her name is Poot". Though Demi originally shunned the meme, this time, she's responsible for bringing it back. Fans created and distributed yet more variations in 2015, but the real Demi tweeted her displeasure.

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Deepika Padukone Seeks Spiritual Guidance, Performs Ganga Aarti In Rishikesh!

So, what are you waiting for? Deepika Padukone, however, refused to comment on this matter. She was seen donning a white kurta with a gray shawl as she accompanied the priests during the aarti. Seen here is Deepika Padukone, posing for a picture, along with her mommy Ujjala Padukone, Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Sadhvi Bhagawati and others at Rishikesh .

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Spanish model Angela Krislinzki reveals Hrithik Roshan is her mentor

This all began during the press meet of my film, someone asked me how I thought of entering acting inspite of foreign looks, so I replied when I was shooting with Hrithik Roshan , his few inspirational words inspired me", she said. Of course Angela has done a couple of ad shoots with Hrithik in the past, but that doesn't mean she is a friend of his. He also asked me jokingly whether the colour of my eyes was real.

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Roman Reigns delivers ideal statement on WWE RAW after WrestleMania

The quote was obviously a reference to "The Dead Man's" longtime catchphrase of being "The Big Dog Who Runs This Yard!" Undertaker was showered in chants of "Thank you, Taker" while in the ring. The crowd at Monday Night Raw this week was one of the most hostile of all time as Roman Reigns entered after having retired The Undertaker at WrestleMania 33.

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Read why this photo of Smriti Irani is going viral

Smriti Irani, who has waved goodbye to her acting career, now heads the textile ministry while Ronit Roy has chosen to continue with his acting career. Smriti had fallout with producer Ekta Kapoor and had quit the show in June 2007. The Adaalat actor garnered the position of popular TV face after an array of Balaji Telefilms' shows, whereas Smriti left the glam business to pursue her political career.

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Westminster attacker told friend of desire to kill people

Masood intially drove across Westminster Bridge, ploughing into pedestrians before crashing the auto and stabbing police officer Keith Palmer , before being shot by police. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP, File). "There might well be people out there who did have concerns about Masood but weren't sure or didn't feel comfortable for whatever reason in passing information to us".

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Rand Paul Claims Susan Rice 'Abused The System' For 'Political Purposes'

Our source did confirm that Ms. Rice also examined dozens of other intelligence summaries that technically masked Trump official identities but were written in such a way as to make obvious who those officials were. To Trump backers, the revelations are evidence that the Obama administration was surveilling the incoming administration for political purposes, though it remains unclear what activity might have required the alleged unmasking.

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Oops! Did Kajol Just Take A DIG At Karan Johar?

In an interview with DNA , when Kajol was asked to share her side of the story, she replied, "I think that the best thing for me to do right now, as far as this entire topic (the fallout with Karan Johar) is concerned, is to stay silent". In a recent interaction with a leading daily, Kajol said honesty is used these days to sell books and gain publicity. I just felt that hearsay can not be the reason for anyone to pick up the phone and say unsavoury things to anyone else.

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Aldean again wins top country music award

Thomas Rhett was the surprised victor for male vocalist. Florida Georgia Line invited boyband The Backstreet Boys to the stage to perform their classic hit, Everybody (Backstreet's Back). At 9, " Chicago Justice " got a 0.9/3 and 5.8 million viewers. Fox's best was "The Simpsons" with 2.1 million. ABC's standout was " America's Funniest Home Videos " with 4.7 million viewers.

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Miranda Lambert rocked some country cleavage at the 2017 CMAs

I didn't know until this moment, but Miranda Lambert is a wise, wise woman. But when things aren't going quite as swimmingly, Lambert likes to ensure she has some liquid luck close by. So I wrote a song about it". The Voice has a lot to do with Blake and Gwen's relationship as they met there in late 2015 after their subsequent marriage splits - Blake from Miranda Lambert and Gwen from Gavin Rossdale - and quickly found there was a spark between them.

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Post-RAW Update On Bill Goldberg's WWE Future

Goldberg has felt genuine since his first time back in a WWE ring, and since an overall lack of authenticity is one of the biggest problems with WWE, that (combined with smart booking) made Goldberg feel like a much bigger star than he did during his first WWE run.

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Legendary WWE broadcaster Jim Ross returns on two-year deal

Kevin Owens captured the United States crown with a win over Chris Jericho. Wrestlemania 33 witnessed some really great matches, a shock return by The Hardy Boyz, John Cena proposing to Nikki Bella, Seth Rollins defeating Triple H and Brock Lesnar finally defeating Goldberg .

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WWE: Predictions and Preview for Wrestlemania 33

This is another match where I think Corbin benefits from the win more, but they'll keep the title on Ambrose. This match was originally scheduled for the kickoff show until fan outcry demanded it be moved to the main card . This is H's 21st career Mania match , second only to Taker's 25. Rollins then grabbed some chairs and tables from under the ring but Triple H was able to assault his bad leg once again with a chair.

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Companies of all shapes and sizes targeted by new Amazon Business offering

Amazon Business isn't just a copy of its consumer site with a different stocklist though. It has announced the launch of Amazon Business to offer companies a wide range of supplies, including "ordinary office supplies and storage solutions as well as more specialist products such as microscopes and test-tubes", says the BBC .

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Randy Orton Says The Undertaker's WrestleMania Streak Shouldn't Have Been Broken, More

And if for some reason Goldberg still has other miracles to pull out of his tuchus, Brock Lesnar is prepared to F5 Goldberg all night long until I have to administer the Yiddish version of Last Rites upon Goldberg's career at WrestleMania .

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Goldberg addresses WWE Universe after RAW

Goldberg , a superstar we never thought would return to WWE, is featured in the match for the WWE Universal Championship . If you're a regular reader of these articles you will remember me saying that one of my wishes for the Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton build up was I was hoping for no extraordinary stuff.

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WrestleMania Promos Were Some of WWE's Best of the Year

The lights go out, Taker shows up behind Reigns, and says that he will rest in peace. "He just had hip surgery". Back at Survivor Series , the returning Goldberg polished off Lensar in a matter of seconds, before going on to do similar to Kevin Owens at Fastlane recently to become Universal Champion and set up Sunday's showdown.

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Mourinho again questions Shaw's commitment to Man United

That says it all. He said they showed "a flash of talent, a glimpse of talent, one good action, nearly a goal". Shaw was not the only Old Trafford youngster to feel the sharp end of Mourinho's tongue, as Marcus Rashford extended his run without a Premier League goal to 20 appearances.

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Stoke striker Peter Crouch a doubt for Burnley clash

It was Stoke who created the few chances of a scrappy first half and Mark Hughes's men appealed in vain for a penalty when Marko Arnautovic's long-range effort appeared to hit Ben Mee's arm. And the Belgium worldwide was the Clarets' most creative player in a first half full of passion but short on chances. Arnautovic should have capitalised on a Stoke break from a awful Defour corner after 28 minutes, but the Austrian's control let him down when played through by Saido Berahino.

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News of Iraq trip while Kushner was midair poses risks

The spokesman added that Kushner was "traveling on behalf of the president to express the president's support and commitment to the Government of Iraq and US personnel now engaged in the campaign". Iraqi forces have been engaged in a grinding battle for west Mosul since last month, prompting more than 200,000 civilians to flee the northern city, Iraq's second largest.


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