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Sen. Joe Lieberman is Trump's pick to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to reports

Many senators have said they will not support the nomination of a former politician. He added that former senator Joe Lieberman was among his top candidates. Trump has denied personal involvement with Russian efforts and denied firing Comey for any reasons related to the investigation. Trump later said in an interview he chose to fire Comey because the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was a "show boat" and a "grandstander".

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Oil Pulls Back After US Proposal to Sell Stocks

U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to sell half of the United States' strategic oil reserve surprised energy markets on Tuesday since it counters OPEC's efforts to control supply in order to boost prices. A release of USA strategic reserves could jolt an already imbalanced oil market and undermine attempts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers, including Russian Federation, to end a persistent supply glut.

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Celebs Strutting in Sandals On the 2017 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

But 2017 BBMAs still provided some entertaining wins, including the highlights below. Cher went on to thank her mother who once told her: "You're not going to be the smartest, you're not going to be the prettiest, you're not going to be the most talented, but you're going to be special".

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Cannes apologizes for projection snafu with Netflix's 'Okja'

French journalist Elena Lazic tweeted: 'That didn't start well. 20 riotous minutes before projectionist stopped projection'. During that screening, Okja was halted for 15 minutes due to technical problems, and the festival later issued an apology .

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Priyanka Chopra champions a female James Bond

Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon ( Dwayne Johnson ) takes his job as the head of Baywatch - a team of lifeguards who go above and beyond to protect and serve the beachgoers of Los Angeles - incredibly seriously. But it hurt his feet a lot, I must say. Dwayne Johnson: "Nobody likes change, so they're like, 'No, no, no, don't do it". "But I was so young, I don't even know what drew me to " Baywatch " in particular".

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'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' lands with a thud

The retired soccer star has a cameo role in the Guy Ritchie-directed drama movie and Charlie has revealed he relished the experience of working with David, calling him a "humble" guy. "Hands on the heel, stupid". He looked after me in many ways... "Literally had to cover my eyes was so cringe", while John Peneveyre added: "Just heard a clip of Mr David Beckham in the new King Arthur film oh god it's cringe".

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McCartney is great actor: Johnny Depp

Javier Bardem is excellent as the Spanish Captain Salazar, even though this is a similar character to Silva in the James Bond movie Skyfall. The themes in the movies touch upon old legends centered around the sea. All writers claiming we stole their work. Ever wonder why he's called "Sparrow"? On a technical and visual level they pull it off nicely, with some striking compositions that On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall only wishes he had done.

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Banamex to pay US$97.4m to settle United States laundering probe

Attorney's Office for the District of MA concerning the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance conduct of Citigroup and related entities, including BUSA". Citi, which previously announced it was winding down Banamex's US operations, entered what's known as a "non-prosecution agreement" with authorities.

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Drake wants a Celine Dion tattoo

What did you think of her performance? The singer is pictured during her encore performance on Xfinity X1 on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas . The singer, who marked her 71st birthday on Saturday, took to the stage at the ceremony for her first awards show performance in 15 years to belt out her hit song Believe while wearing a revealing silver look with nipple pasties.

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Pinocchio Up Next for Disney Adaptations, Director Already in Talks

Now their remake of Pinnochio is making some progress. Disney is on a roll with its live-action adaptations. Mendes' most recent film was the James Bond installment Spectre , and he's now directing the West End play The Ferryman . Pictures a couple years ago with Paul Thomas Anderson directing and Robert Downey Jr. starring, but Anderson fell away from the project . As we noted, Pinocchio is just one of many remakes that Disney has in the works.

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Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump's visible anger and erratic tweets prompted a reporter to ask Spicer on Friday if the president was "out of control". In an article discussing President Donald Trump's weird threat against Comey from Friday morning and Trump's insistence that Comey told him on three separate occasions that he's not under investigation, the Times said that Comey declined to comment.

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Meghan Markle With Prince Harry At Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception

As royal enthusiasts wonder what made Markle skip the much-awaited church wedding , sources claim that was the focus of the royal couple - to remain as undercover as possible. "The lace bodice is embroidered with pearl detailing over an organza and tulle underskirt, which has layer upon layer to enable a floor sweeping movement".

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The Voice Season 12 Finale Part 1

Some have gone on to release new music and tour the country, while others have faded into obscurity. And the Itunes result will be also taken into consideration to announce The Voice 2017 victor. Adam and Jesse then performed a smoking duet to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy". Alicia and Chris later worked together in the studio to come up with his original song, titled "Money on You".

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Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

Old Testament scripture teaches that King David made Jerusalem the capital of a unified kingdom of Israel about 1,000 years before the birth of Christ. Its 50th anniversary, according to the Jewish calendar, begins on Tuesday night, just hours after Trump leaves Israel. Since the 7th century C.E.it has been the site of Islam's Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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19 killed in blast at Manchester concert

This has been the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Manchester and one that we all hoped we would never see. "All our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those who have been affected", said May, who was due to chair an emergency ministerial meeting at around 0800 GMT on Tuesday.

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Trump Visits Western Wall With Israeli Officials

Mr Trump, who is making his first visit to Israel as United States president, said: "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel in that conversation". David Friedman, the new US ambassador to Israel, told the newspaper Israel Hayom that Trump's goal at the start is simply "to begin a discussion that would hopefully lead to peace".

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Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"

He said Iran should have thanked the United States for the 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers because it led to sanctions being lifted. Trump briefly commented on last night's deadly attack at a concert in Manchester , England, sending condolences to the families of those "innocent people, handsome young people" who were killed.

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Brown won't oppose legal challenge to Molefe's reappointment

He resigned past year when allegations about his relationship with the Gupta family emerged in the Public Protector's state capture report. Brown said she was unhappy about Molefe's pension pay-out‚ reported to be R30-million by the Sunday Times‚ and she had in fact asked the board to make another plan.

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'Half Girlfriend' gives Shraddha Kapoor her fourth best opening!

Shraddha Kapoor is over the moon, with the success of Half Girlfriend . Starring Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles the film which garnered less than appreciative reviews from critics opened on a good note. Featuring Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in main characters, the movie raked a business of Rs 12.56 crore in opening weekend. The movie made collections of Rs 2.81 crore on first day, Rs 4.25 crore on 2nd day and Rs 5.50 crore on 3rd day of its release.

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Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

Trump's requests to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers came after then-FBI Director James Comey publicly revealed before the House intelligence committee on March 20 that the FBI had an investigation into collusion to influence the 2016 election.

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Congressman Al Green threatened with lynching by Trump supporters

The calls from Trump supposedly took place just a few days after FBI Director Comey first revealed the existence of an FBI investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. No". But Meadows, who worked closely with Trump and White House officials on the House's successful second try to pass a health care overhaul bill, did try to provide the president some political cover.

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19 dead in suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena

The injured are being treated at hospitals across Greater Manchester , and a hotline has been set up for those with concerns over loved ones who remain unaccounted for. The Cobra meeting is expected to take place at around 9am, Downing Street said. By March, security officials said they were preparing for the return of hundreds more fighters as ISIS loses territory.

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Trump pledges solidarity with United Kingdom as he condemns 'evil losers' behind attack

In a welcome speech for Mr Trump after he arrived in Tel Aviv from Saudi Arabia, Mr Netanyahu said Israel shared the United States' commitment to peace. Yair Netanyahu: "I'm a big, big fan of both of you". He said he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bringing new hope the region and its people".

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'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot greets Filipino fans

Superman: Dawn of Justice was nearly universally disliked by people other than the DC super fans, and Suicide Squad didn't do much better. [Image by Warner Bros.] In the first of the new teasers from Wonder Woman , Gal Gadot has shed the Diana Prince veneer to embrace the titular hero in all of her glory.

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President Trump calls terrorists 'evil losers'

President, for the first time in my lifetime - I see a real hope for change". We can't stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people - and in today's attack, it was mostly innocent children. It also urges a "just settlement" of the Palestinian refugee problem. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, leaving at least one wounded.

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United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Oded Revivi (OH-dead Re-VEE-veeis) is the chief foreign envoy of the Yesha settlers' council. Mr Trump is widely viewed in Israel and the wider Middle East as far more sympathetic to Israeli interests than his predecessor Barack Obama. It also urges a "just settlement" of the Palestinian refugee problem. Both leaders also condemned the terrorist attack in the British city of Manchester.

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Relatives search for loved ones still missing after Manchester Attack

The Justice Minister said the entire community had a responsibility to stop terrorism and urged people to call the national security hotline if they had any relevant information. Witnesses described a "huge bomb-like bang" and scenes of panic as young fans rushed out and parents waiting outside frantically searched for their children.

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Israel, Palestinians Gear Up for Trump Visit

But the visit also comes as the U.S. Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinowitz said he and Trump recited two psalms. Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner both practicing Orthodox Jews. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not accompany the president to the Old City. U.S. policy has been to not recognize East Jerusalem as part of Israel, so Trump's visit-even if it was technically private and not presidential-arguably sends a powerful, unprecedented message of support for an ...

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First victim of Manchester terror attack named as Georgina Callander

She said her daughter had been looking forward to seeing one of her favourite artists and had bought new clothes for the concert. We're treating it as such. "I know I speak for everyone in expressing my deepest sympathy to all who have been affected by this terrible event and especially to the families and friends of those who have died or were injured", she said.

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Sandler earns rave reviews at Cannes

It's been a while since Adam Sandler has been the toast of anything. 70th Cannes Film Festival - Photocall for the film "The Meyerowitz Stories" (New and Selected ) in competition - Cannes , France. The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy applauds Baumbach for his "stingingly amusing" tale of a messed-up family, perfectly brought to life onscreen by "sterling turns from a wonderful cast", highlighted by Hoffman and, "no kidding, Adam Sandler ", who he notes delivers "a legitimately ...

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PayPal Says Pandora's New Logo Confusing Customers

PayPal is also anxious about the effect the resemblance will have on its recognizable logo. "Just like the PayPal logo, the Pandora Logo is a capital P in block style, sans serif, with no counter, in the same deep-blue color range". The suit alleges that Pandora purposely "latched itself on to the increasingly popular" PayPal logo look-and-feel as part of its efforts to reverse its fortunes.

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Zee Studios collaborates with Sunny Deol to launch Karan Deol

Shah Rukh Khan worked with Sunny Deol in Yash Chopra's psychological thriller, Darr (1993) while Salman Khan acted with him in movies like Jeet (1996) and Heroes (2008). He wrote, "All the best papa". Sunny Deol, who is fiercely working towards the big launch of his elder son Karan Deol's film career, chose the occasion of Valentine's Day, to give us a peek into the young lad's much awaited Bollywood debut " Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas ".

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New 'Game of Thrones' season 7 pictures revealed!

Arya Stark ( Maisie Williams ) looks concerned as she rides a horse in an undetermined location. Arya being northward bound is likewise not a huge surprise, but that background seems to confirm that she actually makes it this time . Benioff and Weiss also confirmed this is the gameplan still while chatting with Deadline after season 6 concluded. Last viewers saw her, the newly-trained assassin was recently returned to Westeros and executing Stark enemy Walder Frey.

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The most memorable performances at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Cher also accepted the Icon Award that evening from Gwen Stefani who, though we know she is a fashion icon in her own right, looked like a wee plebeian standing next to Cher's glow. "I've wanted to do what I do since I was four-years-old and I've been doing it for 53 years", she said. It turns out Dion was celebrating another anniversary.

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Cher wows in revealing outfit before accepting Billboard Icon Award

While the stage's robotic vocal effects and the gang of background vocals did the heavy lifting during her performance of Believe , she was still a natural, strutting across the stage looking fantastic in a basically-naked crystal dress. Drake and The Chainsmokers were the most nominated, with 22 categories each. At various points, she was joined by Lil Wayne, DJ David Guetta and Jason Derulo.


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