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Trump Gets Tough With South Korea, Goes Easier on China

The launch ratchets up tensions on the Korean peninsula, with Washington and Pyongyang locked in an ever-tighter spiral of threat, counter-threat and escalating military preparedness. The THAAD deployment has drawn protests from China, which says the powerful radar that can penetrate its territory will undermine regional security, and from residents of the area in which it is being deployed, anxious they will be a target for North Korean missiles.

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Coppola and 'Godfather' cast reunite at Tribeca Film Fest

The Tribeca Film Festival closed out its 16th edition Saturday with a grand double feature of " The Godfather ", parts one and two. The 77-year-old - who played the main protagonist Michael Corleone in the Godfather - was joined by co-stars Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton as he made the surprising admission that he thought the film would fail during a Q&A at the 45th-anniversary screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in NY yesterday (April 30).

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Zayn Isn't Letting an Injury Keep Him from Gigi Hadid

It only remains to see if the foot injury deprives Zayn Malik of his presence at the event. It appears that Zayn is the latest celebrity to unfortunately suffer some kind of injury, though there's word on how or even when he hurt himself considering just days ago he was celebrating Gigi's birthday on social media.

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United States parks may lose federal protection

During the conference, Trump accused the Obama administration of using the Antiquities Act to "unilaterally put millions of acres of land and water under strict federal control" - a practice Trump derided as "a massive federal land grab".

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Oliver Stone asks Putin: 'Why did Russia hack the election?'

The exchanges are often pointed, always thought-provoking and occasionally surreal - including a remarkable sequence where Stone introduces Putin for the first time to Stanley Kubrick's Cold War satire Dr. "He talks pretty straight. think we did him the justice of putting [his comments] into a Western narrative that could explain their viewpoint in the hopes that it will prevent continued misunderstanding and a risky situation - on the brink of war".

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Obama Speaks In Chicago

He drew upon his roots as a community organiser, telling the students it's important to listen to what others feel is important -not to try and impose issues on them. He has tweeted a few times and issued a few statements through a spokesman, notably to defend his signature domestic policy achievement, health care reform - which Trump's Republicans are now hoping to dismantle.

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion weekend collections are EARTH-SHATTERING!

The first part, "Baahubali: The Beginning", released in July 2015 and minted over Rs 600 crore at the box office. Rajamouli's movie is definitely going to create history in the Indian cinema, accept this if you have watched the movie and if you haven't watched the movie, it's your turn to experience the Baahubali .

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SeaWorld welcomes last Orca Whale

Today SeaWorld announced Takara had given birth to her 400lb, 7ft-long calf at its San Antonio park in Texas, describing the event as an "exciting and emotional day" and saying the mother had immediately bonded with her new baby. "We take our lead from mom", said Julie Sigman , an assistant curator at the park, in terms of finding out its gender. The amusement park giant announced past year it will end its orca breeding program and stop the shows after pressure from animal rights ...

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Packers open 2nd round by taking Washington CB Kevin King

This is not our grandfathers' football that we're playing at this day and age. "I think he is a real guy, and he checks all the boxes", said a Packers senior personnel executive, Alonzo Highsmith. All told, the Packers made two trades, both times moving back for an extra pick. They picked up an additional seventh round pick at No. 238. And having the same first name as Green Bay's legendary coach Lombardi doesn't hurt.

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Kourtney Kardashian: Scott Disick makes a shattering revelation about their relationship

After Caitlyn and Kendall called Kylie on the phone and invited her to go out horseback riding with them, Kylie agreed, then no-showed. "I'm really glad my dad acknowledged what she was doing". In an effort to get Scott out of his funk, Kim planned a desert adventure for the two along with some friends. The drama will continue next week on part 2.

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SS Rajamouli was paid THIS amount for 'Baahubali' and 'Baahubali 2'

Also Read: "'Baahubali 2: "The Conclusion" worldwide Box-office collection Day 3: "Film zooms past the 500-crore mark Besides the Hindi version, the other versions too have set the cash registers ringing across the entire country. Adding to this as per the collection reports , on Saturday, "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" estimated to have made around Rs 150 crore in all four language combined.

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Trump marks 100 days in office with attack on American media

Trump told a Pennsylvania crowd he was just getting started on meeting his campaign promises. Mr Trump, who skipped the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington the same evening, reserved his most scathing remarks for the media, calling it a "disgrace" for not reporting on his achievements.

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Deal reached on U.S. spending, shutdown likely averted

USA congressional negotiators have hammered out a bipartisan agreement on a spending package to keep the federal government funded through the end of the current fiscal year on September 30, a senior congressional aide said on Sunday. It is however a tough road towards an agreement point because the Democrats are the majority in the house and their votes will be very crucial in passing the measure in Senate.

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Fox News co-president Bill Shine is out

Shine played a played a key role in building Fox News Channel into a cable juggernaut, having joined the 21st Century Fox unit when it first launched in 1996. Co-president Bill Shine is out at Fox News , according to a memo to network employees by 21st Century Fox and Fox News Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch .

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'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56

Former child star Erin Moran , most famous for her role as Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days has died . "Standard toxicology tests were performed and the results are pending however no illegal narcotics were found at the residence", the statement continued .

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Box Office Results: 'The Circle' slumps as 'F8' crosses the $1B mark

Globally, the 8th outing in the action series sped past the $1-B mark after clearing a massive $867.6-M overseas, including a record-breaking $361-M in China. The SS Rajamouli-directorial opened with 10.1 million United States dollars, from a mere 450 theatres. Baahubali 2 is the third top earning film this weekend after Fate of the Furious and How to Be a Latin Lover .

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The EU must reform or face a Frexit, says Emmanuel Macron

While Le Pen got an endorsement from her father on Monday, Macron held an emotional meeting with a Moroccan man whose father died years ago when he was thrown off a Paris bridge by far-right skinheads. While 295 jobs are threatened by outsourcing to Poland, Macron attempted to explain the benefits of globalization and promised he will do his best to secure their jobs - just like socialist candidate Francois Hollande promised ArcelorMittal workers in Florange, before the site definitely ...

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Globalism reigns at box office, while 'Furious' passes $1B

Boss Baby came in at #5 in its fifth weekend with $9.1 million, continuing the good holds for the animated comedy at 29%. In some cases a movie can open a week earlier outside the United States, like say Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Entertainment news sources such as Quartz gives China all of the credit for this record-smashing box office success. Blumhouse's BH Tilt label released " Sleight " in 565 theaters, and saw a weekend gross of $1.7 million.

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When Rana Daggubati wanted Baahubali star Prabhas's help to escape the police!

Rana revealed this story in a Telugu chat show where celebrities come and help people to deal with their life's major problems by taking up their job for one day and giving back nearly 10 times of what they earn. Baahubali 2 has just released and is continuing its stupendous run at the theatres. In fact, if he closes his left eye, he cannot even see anything.

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Will Ferrell returns as Bush for 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner'

Trump became the first US President in 36 years not to attend the annual event, but his absence didn't seem to impact on the fun had at the Republican's expense. But, he says, "the focus will be entirely on that this year, and I think that's a great thing". Mr. Trump's spokesmen said the rally, which will be the fourth in recent weeks, will review Mr.

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Western Conference Quarter-Finals Game 3: Anaheim Ducks @ Edmonton Oilers Game Thread

Rakell, who snuck in behind Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera, went in along on goalie Cam Talbot and scored the fastest goal by a Ducks player from the start of the game in their playoff history. Anaheim's lone goal came off the stick of Jakob Silfverberg . Game five will be in Anaheim on Friday. Perhaps that's why the Ducks' second straight loss at home barely caused a flicker of apparent concern in their calm dressing room.

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Deal reached on funding government through Sept.

Among demands that President Trump had earlier held out for in the deal: $1.4 billion to begin building a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, $18 billion in cuts to domestic programs, stripping of funds from Planned Parenthood and allowing states to stop federal grants from going to "sanctuary cities" that protect some undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Fast And Furious Takes Over Star Wars For Largest Ever Movie Launch

The Fate of the Furious enjoyed an excellent extended opening weekend of 5 days at the box office in India. Star Wars took in $529 million total on its opening weekend and, well, Furious 8 looks like it just surpassed that. "Biggest global box office opening of all time and the most fun, get-the-job-done, shit-talkin' character I've ever played", Johnson captioned the Instagram post.

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Kajol speaks on deleted video, says it was buffalo meat not beef

She was also in news for her bitter and much public fallout with once-BFF Karan Johar. Her friend Ryan prepared a dish called the beef pepper water with dry lentils and dry beef . Kajol was with her girl gang at her friend's restaurant where they shot the video. However, before things got controversial, the actor released a statement saying that the meat which was used in the dish was buffalo meat, which is legal to eat.

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UK's Johnson says Labour's Corbyn no harmless 'mugwump' but a dire threat

The sarin attack led to the USA launching almost 60 missiles against the air base involved in the attack. Trump authorized the strike after an April 4 incident that left more than 80 people dead in a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in northwestern Syria.

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Baahubali 2 earns $10.1 million, top 3 in usa

The movie which had a fabulous start at the box office with Rs 122 crore on day one in India alone, has now hit another century on its second day. Explaining why the collections in Telugu are more than that in Hindi, Rathi says, "Andhra Pradesh has the highest density of screens with shows running from as early as 4:30 am".

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Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris

Supporters of both candidates took to the streets, airwaves and social media to weigh on an election closely watched by financial markets and France's neighbors as a test of the global populist wave. Macron joined the man's son and anti-National Front protesters at an annual commemoration near the Louvre Museum. Also on Friday, Dupont-Aignan announced his endorsement of Le Pen.

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At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

While the big names of top media organisations in the country attended the White House Correspondent's Dinner at the Washington Hilton on Saturday, the United States President Donald Trump made a decision to give the event a miss, breaking nearly a century-old tradition.

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Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

Spurs are still four points behind Chelsea with four games remaining following the Blues' win at Everton earlier on Sunday. That hope was dashed in a minute span as Dele Alli scored in the 55th minute and then Harry Kane won and scored a penalty to seal the 2-0 victory.

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In Trump's absence, 'nerd prom' challenged by Bee's bash

Trump was a target for Minhaj when he performed at the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association dinner a year ago, and Saturday night's routine wasn't much different. Trump's absence from the event is a significant break with tradition. Trump, at some point over the next 1,000 days, will need some actual accomplishments that go beyond signing executive orders in photo ops at the White House .

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Hill unveils $1 trillion spending bill; vote likely by Wednesday

The 1,665-page bill agreed to on Sunday is the product of weeks of negotiations. "The omnibus (funding bill) does not fund President Trump's immoral and unwise border wall or create a cruel new deportation force". While Republicans hold majorities in the House and Senate, the GOP needs Democratic votes in both chambers to pass the funding bill. On Friday, Congress passed a stopgap funding bill that kept the government open for another week, giving lawmakers until midnight May 5 to try to ...

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Car, two-wheeler makers drive sales growth in April

Tata Motors reported 23 per cent growth in its sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market at 12,827 units last month. The mini segment consisting of Alto and Wagon R saw a total sales of 38897 units last month as compared to 31,906 units in April 2016 registering a 21.9% growth.

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Korea's exports soar 24.2% on year in April

Trump has blamed the free trade deal with South Korea for causing a trade deficit of $28 billion past year between the two nations. Exports, the main engine of Asia's fourth largest economy, increased 24.2 per cent year-on-year in April to $51 billion due to the increase in overseas sales of ships and chips.

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Prime Minister congratulates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11 on her 91st birthday

At the height of World War II, 14-year-old Elizabeth makes her first radio broadcast on BBC's Children's Hour, reassuring listeners that "in the end, all will be well". — She has had 13 British prime ministers serve during her reign, from Winston Churchill to Theresa May. There has also been a thoroughly modern acknowledgement of the Queen's special day, also known as a serious social media response that includes special hashtags dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II.

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Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat

Over the weekend Seoul's presidential office said US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster had appeared to backtrack on THAAD, telling his South Korean counterpart by phone that the US would bear the cost of the missile deployment as initially agreed.


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