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AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

This policy affirms our responsibility to enforce the law, is moral and just, and produces consistency. "We are returning to the enforcement of the laws as passed by Congress, plain and simple". Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration , an organization of almost 200 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, and prosecutors, called the move an "ineffective way to protect public safety".

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Scott Disick, Bella Thorne confirm romance

They were both seen smiling and it appeared that they enjoyed an awesome time. As CI readers know, Kourtney and Younes are just "hooking up" and are not looking for anything serious. Scott Disick and Bella Thorne are spotted at LAX together on May 23. A report has claimed that he asked Kourtney to keep Younes away from their children.

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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Characters Revealed In Awesome Images

First up, Carrie Fisher is the only one who is wearing something drastically different from what she did in The Force Awakens , with a fancy, flowing cape that has a collar that would make Doctor Strange blush. It is unclear what she has in mind for him in Star Wars: Episode 8. Going from there, they developed a strong friendship, which continued on to the Force Awakens and Last Jedi sets.

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SmackDown Recap: Styles & Nakamura Team Up

The win over Dolph Ziggler was just the beginning of his push as a top babyface for WWE , but it's coming to light that his debut may not have gone exactly as planned and WWE officials will need to book him better in the future. Naomi , Charlotte Flair , & Becky Lynch by Becky Lynch tapping out to Natalya's Sharpshooter . The Princess of Staten Island taps out and gives the other women their first win since before the Welcoming Committee formed.

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Palestinians Launch General Strike to Protest Trump's Visit

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 23, 2017Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Middle East were great. His first day of the Israeli trip ended with a joint speech with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . President Barack Obama for agreeing to the 2015 global deal restraining Iran's nuclear weapons program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions against Tehran, a pact the Jewish state adamantly, but unsuccessfully, opposed.

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'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

The Pope gave Trump a medal symbolizing peace and three books on family, the gospel and "care of our common home, the environment". Trump arrived for a short private audience at the Apostolic Palace along with his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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Raabta actor Sushant Singh Rajput : I will never play myself on screen

It's very easy for me to go by the popular opinion and save myself. Apart from tasting success, he also experienced failure with films like Shuddh Desi Romance and Detective Byomkesh Bakshy . "How can I recall who was I in my previous birth or if at all I was?" "It was annoying when nobody used to write anything about me". Sushant told news agency IANS: "Obviously, when you are living in a small room sharing with six other boys, you want a proper house for yourself, a vehicle so ...

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Ranking House intel Dem: Subpoenas coming after Flynn denies request

Now that Michael Flynn's lawyers said that he planned to plead the Fifth in response to a subpoena, the Senate Intelligence Committee will issue two new ones. Burr. Meanwhile, Brennan is also likely to face questions about a split among intelligence leaders last summer over the objective of Russia's meddling in the US election - whether it was created to support Trump or merely spur chaos and confusion in the election.

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Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island

But I will be staying behind. The Philippine constitution says a president can only declare martial law for 60 days to stop an invasion or a rebellion. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier was also sent to the region late last month amid soaring tensions with the North over a spate of missile launches and an anticipated sixth nuclear test.

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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

Upon completing their meeting, the pope gave the president a medal featuring an olive branch, a symbol of peace, among other gifts. He spent the night at the US ambassador to Italy's residence. "I will tell him what I think, he will tell me what he thinks, but I never wanted to judge someone before I listen to the person first", the pope said aboard the papal plane on May 13.

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Tyra Banks Accused of Humiliating Girl on 'America's Got Talent'

She claims that the song is about her close bond with Mary , who was present for the performance on set and "held a certain long-term emotional importance" to the song. That's when, the suit claims, Marathon tried to enter into a contract with Mary - a minor - without the consent or supervision of her parents. The producers agreed not to feature their daughter, but "maintained that they will exploit all footages of Jane and her husband and that they will not air those footages in their ...

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'Rare opportunity' exists for peace in Middle East

But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not. After the first couple boarded by they were followed by daughter Ivanka Trump , her husband Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson .

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Honest Trailers Tries To Skewer Logan, Fails, Brings In Deadpool Instead

Even if the movie was a little more hard to make fun of because of how great it is, they still have some good jokes, mostly about sad, aging Logan , the surprisingly expert created documentary about all the mutant children being experimented on, and how the rest of the X-Men movies now pale in comparison.

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Mariners honor Soundgarden's Chris Cornell with moment of silence before game

A statement later posted on Facebook by the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office stated that the "cause of death has been determined as suicide by hanging ". Two years later he went to rehab for drug and alcohol addiction but had been sober ever since. He also spoke of periods of depression and agoraphobia.

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A Nice Tribute Piece to Chris Cornell: "It's Not What You Think"

The Rock on the Range Festival, where Soundgarden was scheduled to headline Friday night, held a tribute to Cornell in its place , with Slipknot's Corey Taylor leading the way. Bono sent condolences to Cornell's widow, Vicky, and his children before U2 performed " Running to Stand Still ", a song about drug addiction, during the band's performance at Pasadena's Rose Bowl.

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Box Office Preview for May 19, 2017

There was so much here to be found and savoured, an archaeologists dream one could say. Hope for the series returned with news that Sir Ridley Scott would be returning to the franchise with a prequel to Alien titled Prometheus . Let's get it out of the way now then: Alien: Covenant , with its four story and screenplay credits, does not have one of those. But of course, Scott couldn't help but listen to his critics and decided in Covenant to give audiences what they wanted; the ...

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Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics 111-108 win over Cavs

Bradley said Thomas wasn't in Cleveland but they were keeping in touch. Kevin Love had 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in the postseason. J.R. Smith and his wife, Jewel, brought their daughter home after more than five months in the hospital following her premature birth. In leading the Cavaliers to 10 straight wins this postseason and an National Basketball Association record-tying 13 overall dating back to Game 5 of last year's Finals, James shot 56.9 percent from ...

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Mueller cleared by US ethics experts to head Russia probe

Concerning Trump's alleged efforts to influence their public comments about the investigation, Coats and Rogers were sufficiently concerned that one of them wrote a memo about it, the former official told NBC News. Many Trump supporters are skeptical and view even any questions asked as attempted indictments. Brennan is underscoring here that the Russians did actively try to help Trump, especially by aiming to make Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton look unpalatable to voters.

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Trump meets with Pope Francis amid policy clashes that include the environment

The two leaders smiled as they posed for photos and Trump introduced first lady Melania Trump , along with his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner . "We like Italy very, very much, and it was an honor to be with the pope", Trump said. AFP | It could have caused a diplomatic incident but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania .

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The 5 Biggest Jaw-Droppers — Billboard Music Awards

Billboard Music Awards will air tonight on VH1 at 9 pm in India. Cher! Drake! Celine! The Billboard Music Awards were a parade of stars so famous they only go by one name. Well, she nearly brought back her '70s fashion style at the Billboard Music Awards 2017. At last year's Billboard awards, Dion was awarded the icon trophy.

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Iran must stop supporting 'terrorists', Trump says in Israel

The disclosure raised concerns that Trump had compromised an intelligence source and media later reported the information had come from the Israelis. The first was the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus (PBUH) was crucified, buried and resurrected. President Trump on Monday took in the sweeping history of Jerusalem's Old City on a visit in which he hopes to make some of his own, urging Israeli and Palestinian leaders to take strides toward ...

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Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a fellow Republican , said lawmakers would have to reform both programs to save them. Tuesday's budget release calls for eliminating numerous foreign aid "grants" that the USA extends to other countries and replacing them with loans.

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Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

In a statement Friday, Holder called the reversal " dumb on crime ", saying it would be "financially ruinous" for the department to focus its spending on incarceration rather than preventing and investigating crime. Sessions says drugs and violence go hand-in-hand. And we know this because it has been widely recognized as a bad old policy. Strekal also said that, while NORML acknowledges the shortcomings of the Obama administration in the realm of decriminalization, the reforms that were ...

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Chelsea's Antonio Conte bags LMA 'Manager of the Year' award

Three Paddy Power punters apparently won over £3,500 between them after the bookie offered odds of 100-1 that Terry would go off in the 27th minute. In slightly freakish circumstances, Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was asked by Chelsea striker Diego Costa to kick the ball out of play to ensure the Blues got the timing of their celebration correct.

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Shock, anger, hurt... this was an evil act

This wicked ideology must be completely obliterated and innocent must be protected". He condemned the "evil act" and said the city was "grieving" but that the city was "strong" in a statement this morning. Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull called the incident a "brutal attack on young people everywhere". Billie Raynor, who was passing by the arena at the time of the blast on a day trip from London, has posted on Atherton Residents Association's Facebook page: "A couple from ...

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Mel Brooks Talks SPACEBALLS 2: THE SEARCH FOR MORE MONEY

But Brooks publicly admitting having conversations with the studio makes it seem like more than just a flight of fancy - this thing might actually happen one day after all. You can check out a trailer for this below, as well. But it's another two, very different films of his that have combined to bring us some welcome news today, as the filmmaker discussed Spaceballs 2 at a screening of Young Frankenstein .

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Britain Deploys Troops to Prevent Attacks after Manchester Blast

Home secretary Amber Rudd expressed London's irritation over some U.S. officials leaking the identity of Salman Abedi , the suspect, hours before the name was released by the police on Tuesday evening. The suicide blast in Manchester took place at the end of a concert by pop star Ariana Grande , and killed 22 people. The group did not give any details about the attack or how it was carried out, which raised doubt about the claims.

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Trump believes he can make an Israel-Palestine peace deal

Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election are true, that could impact the future relationship between the White House and the intelligence community.

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Fox News removes false story on DNC staffer's death

In its story, WTTG claimed that Rod Wheeler , the investigator, said there was "tangible evidence on Rich's laptop that confirms he was communicating with WikiLeaks prior to his death". "We have this very unusual story here of this young man who worked for the DNC who was apparently assassinated at four in the morning having given Wikileaks something like 23,000 - I'm sorry, 53,000 - emails and 17,000 attachments", Gingrich said on Sunday.

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Vanity Fair reveals gorgeous 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' covers

The relationship between Vanity Fair and Star Wars stretches back long ago and far, far away to when Leibovitz captured the cast of The Phantom Menace for the series's return in 1999. To help save the galaxy from Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis) and his ilk, Rey ( Daisy Ridley ) is on a mission to enlist the help of Master Jedi Luke Skywalker ( Mark Hamill ).

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Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

Mr Trump has used services of the NY lawyer - known as a tenacious litigator - for more than a decade. He is a partner at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman in NY. Kasowitz represented another divisive figure in the past. This is separate from the White House's counsel's office, now led by Don McGahn , which oversees legal matters related to the presidency.

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Broken Social Scene perform in Manchester, 2 km from terrorist attack

Islamic State, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed armed forces, claimed responsibility for what it called a revenge attack against "Crusaders". There are clear rules, and no bags of any size, weapons, outside food or beverages are allowed inside, Roseberry said, and everyone who comes in is also patted down and a waved with metal detector wand.

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Ariana Grande says she is 'broken' after Manchester bombing

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday night that the country's terror threat level has been raised from "severe" to "critical", its highest level. Macron and senior French ministers walked to the British Embassy in Paris to sign the condolence book. "But nothing is consistent", Bob Ayers, a security expert who used to work for the Central Intelligence Agency, said.

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Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79

Alas, however, he departed this earth with one final insult to the families of those he murdered, and kept the location he buried 12 year old Keith Bennett a closely guarded secret in his sadistic game of cat and mouse, and upon his death essentially gave the family the middle finger by not divulging the information.

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The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

Trump has repeatedly said he was looking to broker the "ultimate deal" with Israelis and Palestinians and is convinced he could do so. He added that in his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas it was clear that "the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", and that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "wants peace".


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