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Trump Suggests He Might Drop Daily Press Briefings

In an interview with Fox News's Jeanine Pirro on Friday, the president complained about hostility and unfair treatment at the hands of the media, suggesting for the second time in one day that he might just cancel the daily briefing - and adding that he might instead hold biweekly briefings himself.

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Jason Bateman Confirms His Return for Season 5 of 'Arrested Development'

Jason Bateman took to Twitter on Friday to reveal that he has signed on to star in more episodes of the beloved cult comedy. According to a report from E! Following its initial three seasons from 2004 - 2006, the quest for more Arrested Development had been a long road.

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Charlie Hunnam was offered a cameo in Game Of Thrones

Actor Charlie Hunnam relishes the challenge of going naked on screen as long as there is balance. Don't tell me anything about it.' I don't even know what role it was. "I was shooting Lost City of Z at the same time so I wasn't able to do it", he said. Men make fun of their femininity easily, and get away because well, you know, you are not to take any of this seriously.

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Emma Watson wins Best Actor at MTV Awards

The Harry Potter actress picked up the award for her portrayal of Belle in Beauty & The Beast and in her acceptance speech declared it "very meaningful". While accepting the award, Vin Diesel, who was joined onstage by co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson, thanked the devoted fans of the series.

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"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops box office in North America

An update on the "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" release date - or at least, the window of time in which the film may be released - was recently teased by the movie's director, James Gunn. Most impressively, Guardians 2 recorded the largest increase in opening weekend revenue for any second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios' highly anticipated sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

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Nissan says United Kingdom plant hit by cyber attack

Nissan said it is "working to resolve the issue", though it is unclear whether the ransomware attack, a type of software which hijacks files until the company pays a ransom, has affected production at the Japanese vehicle giant. "Once inside a network, it seeks out and affects any susceptible computer it can find on the network", he said. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre and its National Crime Agency were looking into the United Kingdom incidents, which disrupted care at National ...

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Russia is a made up story: Donald Trump

Coats told the committee that he seems Iran holding to the nuclear deal agreed to last year, and that the deal, which extended Iran's breakout time for a nuclear weapon from a few months to a year, has enhanced transparency of Iran's nuclear activities.

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Trump Suggests Canceling Daily Briefing, Doing Press Conferences Himself Every Two Weeks

Mr Spicer took a leave of absence from the daily press briefings over the next couple of days for Navy Reserve duty. The White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) has objected to any such move. "Is he your press secretary today and tomorrow?" "I hadn't had a chance to have the conversation directly with the president ..." "Are you moving so quickly that your communications department can't keep up with you?" Wallace pointed out numerous holes in the president's story, including ...

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Charlie Hunnam keen to join Game Of Thrones

Buried within a sequence that includes exploding knights and elephants that shoot fireballs from their trunks (I think?), the royal mage Vortigern ( Jude Law ) schemes to steal the crown from his brother, Uther (played by perennial movie king, Eric Bana).

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Anna Jarvis, Creator Of Mother's Day, Would Hate What It's Become

After all, it's Mother's Day, isn't it? Not feminists, not feminist college professors, not feminist attorneys, not feminist doctors, not feminist politicians, not feminist social justice warriors. As it is the eve of Mother's Day , most people have already bought presents, cards or prepared surprises for their mothers to make her feel special on the day.

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Sean Spicer Was 'Hiding In The Bushes' After Comey Was Fired

After this was published, it brought to mind a scene from The Simpsons , and people on Twitter started asking for Spicer's face to be meme-ified with that iconic gif of Homer Simpson backing into a bush to hide. "That's correct - I mean, I can't, I guess I shouldn't say that, thank you for the help on that one. That was a DOJ decision". He issued a brief, written statement to reporters confirming what he had just said in person - Comey was indeed fired, not retiring or resigning - and at the ...

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Ludacris, Vanessa Hudgens to host Billboard Music Awards

This is Ludacris' fourth straight year co-hosting the annual event. "I'M BACK FOR YEAR NUMBER 4 so I must be doing something right!" the 39-year-old star wrote on Instagram. The Chainsmokers lead the pack of nominees with 23 nods, while Drake and Twenty One Pilots follow with 22 and 17 to their name. The Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on measurements made by Billboard and its data partners, which include Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

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Don't bother me, or else, Steve Harvey warns his staffers

The host went viral this week after a letter he sent out to the staff of "The Steve Harvey Show" found its way to Twitter. A new syndicated daytime series from Harvey, titled " Steve ", will debut in September and be filmed in Los Angeles. It added, "I want all the ambushing to stop now". On a phone call with Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier, Harvey said, "I don't apologize about the letter, but it's kind of insane what people who took this thing and ran, man".

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Trump 'was always going to fire' Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The ousted director himself is said to be confident that his own version of events will come out, possibly in an appearance before Congress, according to an associate who has been in touch with him since his firing Tuesday. "My decision", Trump said. "They need to decide what they're going to say and they need to stick with it". White House officials and others insisted on anonymity in order to disclose private conversations and internal deliberations.

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Michigan sports doctor faces key hearing in assault case

This hearing will determine if there is enough evidence to take Nassar to trial. Testimonies will continue May 26 and likely June 23 as only three alleged victims testified Friday. The organization says that when it "first learned of athlete concerns regarding Dr. Nassar in the summer of 2015, the organization acted without hesitation".

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Financial Review of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS)

Sw sold 19,452,063 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment stock in a transaction on Monday, May 8th. (NASDAQ:SEAS) to report earnings on May, 09 for the fiscal quarter ending Mar 2017. The company reported ($0.66) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.53) by $0.13. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.56) EPS.

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Government urged to clarify whether NHS bodies could have stopped cyber attack

The unprecedented attack plunged the health service into chaos, forcing hospitals to cancel and delay treatment. "Unlike most other attacks, this malware is spreading primarily by direct infection from machine to machine on local networks, rather than purely by email", said Lance Cottrell, chief scientist at the U.S.

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NHS forced to turn away patients amid cyberattack chaos

Hospitals and GPs surgeries across the NHS are facing a weekend of chaos as IT experts work "around the clock" to restore vital computer systems hit by a debilitating cyber attack. "But I'm also very angry that in 2014, there was a one-year renewal of the protection system on the NHS systems which was not renewed after that and not renewed the year after that and so are systems are now not upgraded and not protected".

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Scores of countries hit by cyber attack using stolen NSA tools

Portugal Telecom was taking all measures necessary, together with national authorities, to resolve the situation, she said. Cyber-security firm Avast said it had seen 75,000 cases of the ransomware - known as WannaCry and variants of that name - around the world.

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Trump Establishes Commission Investigating Voter Fraud

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the commission would be bipartisan and composed of about a dozen members, including current and former state election officials and experts . "I've decided the best thing to do right now is to stay in my home state of Kansas, but I will continue to provide some advice to the president". Mr Kobach advised Mr Trump's transition team and has been a leading GOP proponent of tighter voting regulations.

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Tyson: Joshua Makes Boxing Big

The Briton rocked Klitschko with several shots in the fifth before sending the Ukrainian crashing to the canvas. Klitschko was like, 'did he get up?'. "That's what boxing is all about - but most fighters just don't have that hunger". "He's a role model in the ring". Joshua called Fury out for an all-British showdown, after scoring an 11th round stoppage win over Wladimir Klitschko last weekend.

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'Fear The Walking Dead's Cliff Curtis Signs On For Lead Role

That said, Avatar still owns the all-time worldwide box office record, having made almost $2.8 billion around the globe. Curtis joins returning cast members Sam Worthington , Zoe Saldana , Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang for the sequels.

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Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium

Videos posted on Twitter show McCarthy slowly driving down the street with a line of cars following her. Actress Melissa McCarthy portrays White House spokesman Sean Spicer, while taping a segment for Saturday Night Live on Friday May 12, 2017 , in NY.

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Arsenal's top-four hopes are all but over, admits 'angry'Petr Cech

When asked if Spurs can catch Chelsea, the Tottenham boss replied: "I think we are still in the race". With Tottenham's new stadium being built around their current home, this marked the last time Arsenal would make the short trip to White Hart Lane - but it was only a day to savour for their hosts.

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Priyanka chopra looks sexy in black bikini

While there hasn't been any statement from Priyanka's end, the film's producer Paul Bernon took to his Twitter account to share the news with the fans. Priyanka was in Miami for the promotion of her movie Baywatch . Interestingly, in the film Priyanka will be seen playing the role of Amal, Alex and Greg's friend and a newly single mom who is also trying to navigate the school system, as well as her own dating world.

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Simon Cowell turned down offer to re-join "American Idol"

Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson announced she'd be on the show's 13th season, which begins in the fall, Variety reported. A fourth member of the team has yet to be announced. Of course, Clarkson is no stranger to reality television singing shows. For starters, he isn't exactly in need of a judging gig: Since parting ways with Idol in 2010, Cowell has worked on talent competition programs such as The X Factor , Britain's Got Talent , and America's Got Talent .

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Favored Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming , who went off at 4.70-to-1, became the fifth straight betting favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. "I'm so happy for Vinny Viola who is really one of the most important people in our country", said his friend Susan Ziegler who joined a handful of other pals at Bamonte's Italian restaurant in Williamsburg to watch The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.

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Huma Qureshi's Doobara Horror Trailer Is out and It Is Spine Chilling

Helmed by Prawaal Raman, the story of the film revolved around a young woman who is convinced that an antique mirror is responsible for the death and misfortune that her family suffered. Saleem has featured in several successful films over the last few years including Hawaa Hawaai and Mujhse Friendship Karoge . Huma and Saqib play siblings in this Prawaaal Raman directorial.

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Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

When asked whether the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is fake news, or a "witch hunt", as Trump called it this morning in another tweet , Clapper told MSNBC on Friday: "I don't believe it is". Rosenstein was upset with suggestions made by the White House that his memo suggested he called for Comey's firing Tuesday, according to The Washington Post and ABC News.

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Conrad Hilton appears unstable in court, ordered to report to psychiatric hospital

Hilton was restrained and handcuffed by flight attendants on the transcontinental flight after an outburst in which he called fellow passengers "peasants" and accused the crew of "taking the peasants' side", according to court papers. Law enforcement also reported that the troubled heir used the n-word, although it's bleeped out in the video, and screamed, "I'm Conrad motherfucking Hilton, don't you forget it".

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Anthony Hopkins Teases The Secret History of Transformers in New Spot

This may give us some insight into how his spin-off will work. Megatron seems to be the culprit behind the Krakatoa explosion, Hound inspired the invention of automatic weapons and helped George Washington fight the British, Ironhide appears to be supporting troops during World War I, and of course, the Autobots fought along the Samurai.

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Will Ferrell keeps USC laughing with lighthearted speech

Will Ferrell is an accomplished actor, can make people pee their trousers with laughter, and we have now learned that he can also do a pretty impressive a capella version of " I Will Always Love You ". Max Nikias reminded those graduating of their own duty to pay Trojan Family values forward across the globe, as so many already have. Although he is one of the most famous actors in the world, it wasn't always easy for him.

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Million Job Openings in US, Near Record High

Steady job growth has left US employers with an increasingly shallow pool of unemployed workers to consider hiring, something that economists say could lead to faster wage gains. The number of hires edged up only 0.2%. During the recession, workers were reluctant to give up their job, fearing they couldn't find another. The job openings rate - a measure of job openings compared with total employment - was unchanged at 3.8%.

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Kanye West working on new music on a secluded 'mountaintop'

The Chicago MC has been there for a week and was also there two weeks earlier, according to the report. This explains Kanye's absence from some high-profile events, including the Met Gala which his wife Kim Kardashian attended solo. West's last album, The Life of Pablo , was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in April. " Kim and Kanye's teams don't want people to know how fragile he is", adds a source.

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The Most Outrageously Creative & Glam Looks From the 2017 Met Gala

Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, who has final say over the guest list, was among the first to arrive at the event. While some were comparing Katy Perry's bold look to Game of Thrones' Red Woman, a Twitter user named Lauren noted that Perry could be part of the Faith Militant from the hit TV series, which returns with all new episodes this summer.


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