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Melissa McCarthy drives motorized stake through Sean Spicer in NYC

Spicer has been a frequent target of McCarthy, who has mocked him in the past in skits where she fires a water gun at the press corps and uses a lectern to ram a journalist. We desperately need a new episode of SNL tonight. We're excited, and, the longer I look at this Instagram post from McCarthy's account, terrified.

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JD Martinez due back tonight for Tigers

I've been at home watching games, going insane, dying to get back, so I'm just happy to be back. Martinez has been out all season with a Lisfranc sprain in his right foot. Luckily, this team has one Mike Trout and one Albert Pujols. Justin Verlander gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 4.25 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season.

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Baby Groot steals scenes in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

If you liked the first " Guardians " adventure, you already know you're going to laugh hard at this movie. However, with many of them having individual films, they feel more like individuals brought together. PEZ Candy, Inc. today announced the latest addition to its product line with the addition of Rocket and Groot from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

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'Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey'

John Conyers, D-Michigan, and Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, asked for the materials following Mr. Trump's tweet Friday morning in which he suggested that "tapes" might exist and that Comey should hope that there are none. Two months later, Comey says that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will not pursue criminal charges against Clinton, enraging Republican legislators.

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Nicki Minaj to Create Charity to Help College Students

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . So, you know. I'm just happy I'm the new and improved Remy Ma. TMZ contacted some of the students who Nicki reached out to, and one person said that Nicki already sent him $500. The Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj beef is over, with the Bronx rapper announcing that she's done going at the Young Money rapper. Well, Nicki Minaj presented her followers with proof that she's a woman of her word when it comes to keeping promises to students in need of ...

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Sean Spicer absent from briefings during key week for Trump

Yet during Thursday's White House press briefing, after the relevant parts of the interview had been released, Sanders repeatedly dismissed the idea that there were inconsistencies in the White House's timeline leading up to Comey's termination.

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Ryan Seacrest named new co-host of 'Live with Kelly'

In the fall NBC is introducing a new 9 a.m. show led by Megyn Kelly, who recently jumped from Fox News to NBC . Raw interview with Kelly and Ryan after announcement :Seacrest will move to NY for the job, but he'll continue his daily radio show and other ventures, he said.

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Hannity responds to speculation about future at Fox

He was promoted to lead Fox News alongside Abernethy in the wake of Ailes' departure, at the behest of Murdoch, who built the sprawling Fox entertainment empire and is the news channel's executive chairman. In addition to Ailes, O'Reilly and now Shine, Fox has lost Megyn Kelly and Greta Van Susteren, both of whom anchored evening programmes on Fox. The network has been the highest-rated cable channel for months, besting rivals CNN and MSNBC, as well as non-news competition such as ESPN and ...

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Day after Comey firing, Sean Spicer to miss White House briefing

He questioned whether his administration should cancel all future press briefings and, instead, replace them with written responses to questions, "for the sake of accuracy". Warner said the timing of Comey's dismissal by President Donald Trump is troubling. "All previously scheduled", White House communications director Mike Dubke told CNN.

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Trump declares James Comey 'should have never exonerated' Hillary Clinton

The investigation was gaining momentum as Mr. Trump struck. (2) Mr. Trump initially misrepresented the reason for the firing and allowed other members of his administration, including Vice President Pence, to grossly misinform Congress and the public.

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MTV Movie & TV Awards Top Moments

Ever since the 2017 MTV and TV Awards announced they were switching to strictly non-gender specific categories, history was guaranteed to be made. Anyone could be nominated under the new "Best Actor" categories for television and film. Adam Devine hosted the proceedings and, tongue-in-cheek, described himself as a progressive personality before declaring, "I love Hugh Jackman". And I want to thank every single person who voted for me.

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Isaiah Thomas rips Draymond Green for Kelly Olynyk comments

The Warriors star called Kelly Olynyk a dirty player on his podcast " Dray Day ", referencing the Celtics center's hard screen on Wizards forward Kelly Oubre that escalated into a scuffle during Game 3 on Thursday. From Isaiah Thomas losing his teeth in Game 1 to an overtime thriller in Game 2, this series has been the one to watch. "We can't respond that way".

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Melissa McCarthy Rides Podium Through the Streets of NYC as Sean Spicer

Actress Melissa McCarthy portrays White House spokesman Sean Spicer , while taping a segment for Saturday Night Live on Friday May 12, 2017, in NY. She was found wheeling down Midtown in her Spicer costume, specifically, and fans are left wondering exactly what the upcoming episode will entail.

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Melissa McCarthy Feels 'Oh So Pretty' as Sean Spicer in SNL Promo

In this video, set to the classic " I Feel Pretty ", you effectively see host Melissa McCarthy doing whatever she can in an effort to become the famed White House Press Secretary. Image via YouTube.comPress secretary Sean Spicer will again be object of satire - with video evidence coming from the streets of NY, where McCarthy-as-Spicer was seen driving her motorized lectern.

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Mother's Day Op-ed: Money kept them in. Love got them out

According to Mary Hooks, co-director of SONG , an Atlanta-based LGBTQ organizing project , the concept for Mama's Bail Out Day is rooted in USA history, from a time when black people took emancipation into their own hands by using the Underground Railroad or mailing themselves north.

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Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Runner-up Kristian Kostov of Bulgaria wasn't short on feeling - his powerful song " Beautiful Mess " was awash in melodrama, the singer appearing nearly wrung out by romantic turmoil. Kiev barred Russia's singer Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.

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Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

Indeed, while FedEx Corp. reported that its Windows computers were "experiencing interference" from malware - it wouldn't say if it had been hit by the ransomware - other impacts in the USA were not readily apparent on Saturday. Many canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hospital unless it was an emergency. A total of 19 English health organisations reported problems, including hospitals and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in London, Blackpool, ...

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Melissa McCarthy as Spicer seen riding podium in street

She will undoubtedly be reprising her part as White House press secretary Sean Spicer . SNL and McCarthy are not missing an opportunity to get fans revved up for her performance during a week of political bombshells. Regardless, though, with all that pressure to deliver, SNL will probably serve up a memorable night of television even if the jokes don't all land.

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Sergio buzzing over Masters title ahead of Players

Danny Willett admitted his body and mind need a rest after his disappointing season continued with a withdrawal from the prestigious Players Championship due to a back injury. At the end of the day, I think that's the most important thing. He's the Players Championship's all-time leading money victor but is six shots off the lead heading into Round 2 Friday.

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Sir Paul McCartney shares Pirates character picture

McCartney has a small part, listed only as "Jail Guard 2", so it sounds like it could be a look-quick-or-you'll-miss-him situation. " Paul's social media team shared the poster to his accounts with the simple caption, "#PiratesLife". The new Pirates will set sail in late May. According to outcome of Sound, Paul McCartney will be touring the United States from July to October 2017 as part of his ongoing One On One tour.

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All Blacks to play South Africa in RWC pool

France head coach Guy Noves has classed England alongside New Zealand by admitting they were the two teams everyone wanted to miss in the Rugby World Cup draw. Coetzee attended the draw in Kyoto , Japan along with representatives from the other 11 qualified teams and said afterwards he was satisfied with the pool allocation.

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Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision contest with tender ballad

Runner-up Kristian Kostov of Bulgaria wasn't short on feeling - his power-ballad "Beautiful Mess" was awash in melodrama, the singer appearing nearly wrung out by romantic turmoil. Eurovision has wrapped up for another year, after a few unexpected turns. " Russia's participation was scuttled by host Ukraine over the two nations' diplomatic and military conflict".

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Eurovision song contest 2017: Portugal pip Bulgaria to win first ever contest

This is the 62nd edition of Eurovision, recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest-running annual TV music competition. Italian Francesco Gabbani, who came sixth, invoked Hamlet and Desmond Morris's anthropology book "The Naked Ape" in his song while a gorilla-costumed dancer boogied alongside him.

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LEGO Star Wars May the Fourth Build: Grand Admiral Thrawn's

May the dapper Force be with you. There are also plenty of ways to bury yourself in the sci-fi fun, from reading the comics to splashing out on memorabilia . Government officials from various parts of the world, including Australia, Russia, Canada and the United Kingdom, also shared messages under the tagline May the Fourth be with you.

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Melissa McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, rides her podium through NY

Melissa McCarthy has been spotted riding around NY on her White House podium. McCarthy's presence on the streets was captured by many eager locals, as seen below. It's for Saturday Night Live . McCarthy's first time around portraying Spicer on SNL came in early February, and was revered by critics and thrust the press secretary into the mainstream spotlight.

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Kensington Palace Celebrates Princess Charlotte's Second Birthday with New Portrait!

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks across the crowd with Prince Philip, right, Prince William, centre, his son Prince George, front, and Kate , Duchess of Cambridge holding Princess Charlotte , left, on the balcony during the Trooping The Colour parade at Buckingham Palace, in London, Saturday, June 11, 2016.

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After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

Almost four months into his tenure, Trump's White House is suffering from a credibility crisis that has only grown worse in light of the bungled Comey firing. Trump (a) didn't know that TASS is a news agency, (b) didn't realize that letting a TASS photographer into the Oval Office might not be a great idea from a security point of view, and (c) didn't realize that publishing pictures of this meeting was the whole point Vladimir Putin had asked for it in the first place.

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Colbert gleefully responds 'I won' to insults from Trump

Colbert added that Trump was accurate when he said his appearance on " The Late Show " was highly rated. Colbert has been excessively critical of the POTUS, often including at least one insulting remark on the President in his monologue every day .

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Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest For First Time

And the Sobral family's connection with the show didn't end there, as his sister Luisa - who penned his Eurovision-winning song Amar Pelos Dois and sung it with him onstage following his win - also took part in the show. With Isaiah Firebrace coming in 9th place, and Portugal taking the Eurovision crown, it is possible Australia will be better remembered this year for the presence of its national flag on the back of a naked man.

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Is 'Saturday Night Live' new tonight, Saturday, May 13?

After a week of sheer chaos in the White House , a dose of topical satire is a welcome distraction. Some people captured McCarthy as Spicer on their phones. - Donie O'Sullivan (@donie) May 12, 2017 " COME ON!": Melissa McCarthy , imitating Sean Spicer , takes on the crowded streets of NYC on motorized podium.

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Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

New York University's Brennan Center for Justice said the Trump Administration is using the same approach that "exploded the prison population, didn't help public safety" and burdened tax payers. Twenty-three US states since 2007 have changed their sentencing laws to reserve prison space for the most serious or repeat offenders, according to the nonpartisan Pew Research Center.

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Move over Oscar selfie! We have a new retweet record

Carter Wilkerson's tweet broke the record about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and had more than 3.4 million and counting. Wilkerson has not yet reached 18 million retweets, but was able to hit a staggering 3.4 million as of Tuesday morning, even beating the iconic Oscars selfie from Ellen DeGeneres .

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SNL Fans Are Super Worried About Sean Spicer's Career

White House press secretary Sean Spicer is having a bad week, and it may only get worse. The sketch included "Spicer" attacking reporters with fire extinguishers and even structures of the White House itself before the reporters asked if Trump is lying to Spicer.

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IMPD donates bikes on National Bike to School Day

The day encourages a nationwide bike-focused celebration for students. The day, which is organized nationally by the same organization that promotes "Walk to School day", is created to promote physical activity and bicycle safety. Organizers say the day itself is a great way to get students physically active and outdoors. Several other Rapid City Area Schools also participated by encouraging members to ride their bikes in as well.

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After Trump, Duterte receives phone call from Xi

The North Korea crisis was also raised. It appeared Tuesday, however, that the controversial invite extended to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could backfire and end up as a minor geopolitical embarrassment for Mr. Duterte alarmed the worldwide community in September previous year by comparing himself favorably to Hitler , noting, "Hitler massacred three million Jews", as a vow to kill the three million so-called drug offenders estimated to live in the Philippines.


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