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Mixed relays, BMX, 3x3 basketball for 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Executive Board on Friday announced its decision to include 64 athletes (32 men and 32 women) for 3×3 as part of the Olympic Basketball program starting with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. In a statement, IOC president Thomas Bach said: "The fascinating new events, together with the five new sports that were added to the Tokyo 2020 programme past year, represent a step-change in the Olympic programme".

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After An Unprecedented Opening, 'Wonder Woman 2' Is Already In The Works

MTV points out two obvious settings: the 1940s/World War II, because William Moulton Marston created the character of Wonder Woman in 1941; or the '70s, in honor of the Lynda Carter-starring TV series. Wonder Woman has Gal Gadot as the protagonist with Chris Pine in the main male lead by her side. " Wonder Woman " is a hit, and in a movie industry that has seldom put female filmmakers behind the camera for its biggest blockbusters, it could be an important one.

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Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

Reality Leigh Winner , 25, an Air Force veteran and NSA contractor working for Pluribus International Corporation, which provides analytical services for the U.S. Solari argued that victor isn't the upstanding young woman her parents believe her to be. Prosecutors also said 25-year-old Reality Winner might try to flee the USA if released on bond.

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Justice Dept. Refutes Comey's Claim He Wasn't Notified of Sessions's Recusal

Trump summoned them to the White House and said he wanted to fire Comey and instructed Rosenstein to write a memo about the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, officials have said. "I was honestly concerned he might lie about our meeting", he said. The 45th president's stay in the White House was going to be the shortest since William Henry Harrison's 31-day administration, once Comey was finished with him.

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Actress Glenne Headly, who starred in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,' dead at 63

The actress portrayed Janet Colgate in the 1988 flick " Dirty Rotten Scoundrels " with Steve and starred alongside Warren Beatty in " Dick Tracy " (1990). She played the mother of Emma Watson's character in The Circle , an American "techno-thriller" based on Dave Eggers' novel of the same name. "Tremendous loss and are holding her family dear", the statement read .

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'Black Panther' Poster Released; Trailer Coming During NBA Finals

On top of all that, it looks like tonight a teaser trailer will premier during game four of the NBA Finals . " Black Panther " follows T'Challa who, after the events of Captain America: Civil War , returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King.

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Selena Gomez Went Deep With a Side Boob and Nipple

The 24-year-old went braless beneath a fashion forward ensemble, and she just might regret her decision. The singer recently suffered a nip slip when she stepped out wearing a white structured blouse for the promotion of her new song. Selena Gomez suffers a wardrobe malfunction, say the fashion critics. Even if she didn't mention her boyfriend's name directly, they certainly appear to be still in the honeymoon period, and there is also a reason for which they are able to make it last for so ...

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Apple Unveils Wireless Speaker HomePod

While announcing new named updates for iOS, macOS and watchOS during its WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple stopped short of announcing a new version of the Apple TV's tvOS platform. Simple: Apple and Amazon don't really get along in the VOD space, as they're both competing with one another - though I'd wager Amazon does a lot better.

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Ariel Winter's Mother Thinks Her Daughter Should Keep Her Clothes On

The actress also said that Chrystal tried to "sexualize" her at a young age. "She is handsome with her clothes on", she said. While she didn't mention her mother directly, she wrote on Twitter: "What's sad is that you lie consistently".

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Top Takeaways: Comey's high-drama testimony distilled

To that end, Senator Jim Risch probed into the nature of Trump's words when he asked Comey , "Do you know of any case where a person has been charged for obstruction of justice or, for that matter, any other criminal offense, where they said or thought they hoped for an outcome?" "That's a great question", Comey said.

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Hunchback and Phantom of the Opera become part of Universal's Dark Universe

While both the Hunchback of Notre Dame and Phantom of the Opera were part of Universal's original cache of monster movies, there are certainly plenty of questions as to how these characters will fit into what the studio has planned for their Monsterverse .

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London death tolls rises as eighth victim found

Following attacks in Manchester and London that killed 29 people, voters are anxiously aware of the threat the country faces from worldwide terrorism, and demanding to know why authorities failed to apprehend suspects whose extremist leanings were well-known.

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Detective: DA ended Cosby probe as police were working case

Cosby told police the relationship with Andrea Costand was consensual, and that he and Constand engaged in "petting" - fully clothed kissing and fondling in his Cheltenham home - on three occasions. Jurors also listened Thursday to a police detective read Cosby's testimony in a lengthy 2005 police interview report. The only question for the jury is how to interpret the encounter.

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Bill Cosby 'drugged friend then sexually assaulted her'

Constand's mother followed her on the stand and bolstered her daughter's account. "She viewed him like a father", she said. "But I was frozen, and those messages didn't get there and I was very limited". She alleged that after several minutes of talking, she began to slur her words and told Cosby she had trouble seeing him. She said she woke up the next morning, and quietly went to work.

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Intelligence Chiefs Decline To Discuss Private Talks With Trump

Coats refused to confirm or deny Tuesday's explosive Washington Post report that cited USA officials saying Trump had asked Coats if he could lean on then-FBI director James Comey and urge him to ease the part of the Russian Federation probe that focused on sacked national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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James Comey accuses the White House of lying

Comey said he told Trump three times that he was not personally under investigation. But within two hours after Comey finished speaking, Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz launched into counter-accusations . Comey's excuse for disclosure of the privileged information and appears to be entirely retaliatory". Networks and cable news stations provided blanket coverage of the hearing , and a number of bars in Washington were opening early, with TVs tuned to live broadcasts of the hearing - ...

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Republicans slash Dodd-Frank Act amid Comey testimony excitement

House Republicans headed toward a vote June 8, 2017, on dismantling sweeping financial rules established under Obama that were created to head off economic meltdowns. NPR reported last week that the bill would unravel the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was passed in 2010 to prevent another financial crisis.

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UK Election: Pound down after early results

Despite their anger at her decision to call a snap post-Brexit referendum election and her conduct of the party's campaign, Conservative lawmakers appeared ready in the short-term to back her. "Her position I think is very, very hard". Some also argue that any Labour-led coalition might aim for a softer deal on Britain's planned departure from the European Union than the "hard Brexit " markets have anxious May would deliver.

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Five Iranian attackers were in Mosul and Raqa with IS: Ministry

Zarif responded: " Repugnant WH statement & Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S. clients". Yesterday, following the deadly twin attacks in Tehran , Trump stated: "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times ".

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Wonder Woman Opens to a Powerful $223 Million Worldwide

DC's Extended Universe film - starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins - earned $101 million over the weekend in the United States, along with critical acclaim (and a 93% score on Rotten Tomatoes ). audience was 52% female - notably high for the superhero genre, where audiences tend to be just 40% female. In the world of male Superheroes Wonder Woman is setting the bars high for women-oriented action flicks with nail-biting action, gravity-defying stunts, and a good storyline.

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Comey testimony enough to spark obstruction case against Trump, Watergate lawyer says

Mr Comey's account, released ahead of his appearance before the committee, could show that Mr Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation, said Michael Gerhardt, a professor of constitutional law at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

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99 million yo toothed bird found near-perfectly preserved in amber

Xing said the proportions of body parts and form of the feathers indicated it was a very young and highly advanced hatchling, adding that the unusually detailed feathers revealed unexpected diversity in primitive birds. But what we can glean from this specimen is the fact that it was probably a member of the so-called opposite birds, or Enantiornithes - a group of prehistoric birds, thought to have evolved at the same time as the ancestors of modern birds, but for some reason died off with ...

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Apple store is down, new iPad Pro announcement likely to blame

The low-power Y-series chips the MacBook uses see the biggest performance boost from the Kaby Lake upgrade, and Apple has also added the refined butterfly switch keyboard introduced in the MacBook Pros past year. The other notable change for the MacBook Pro 2017 has to do with the solid-state drive boost, now 50-percent faster compared to the previous models.

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In a first, Anurag Basu makes cameo in Jagga Jasoos

He always set an image for himself with his unique dance moves. Galti Se Mistake is a downright hilarious song, where Ranbir is seen giving the lessons of life to his friends in hostel. The audience will hardly be able to recognize him when he pops up the screen. The first song of the film, " Ullu ka pattha ", was released recently and has been receiving tremendous response from the audience due to its refreshing music and fun filled visuals that exhibit the chemistry between the lead ...

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Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

From top to bottom, rosters have more skill on them. CLEVELAND (AP ) - Kevin Durant never demanded he'd get to take the biggest shot of the NBA Finals . That doesn't make any sense. "I think it's great. So win, lose or draw, you live with the results". He did that countless times on Wednesday night but all for naught.

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The 8 most important quotes from James Comey's hearings

Sanders also got asked if Trump lied, in response to Comey having several times during the hearing said Trump lied in various assertions. Comey's seven-minute exchange with Blunt was a microcosm of the legal and political thicket of this city, and the Missouri senator's questions touched on some claims that Trump supporters use to defend the president.

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Ariana Grande Proves That One Love Manchester Conquers All

The star was joined by Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Take That, Little Mix , Niall Horan , the Black Eyed Peas and more for a massive show at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester. Although £10 million has already been raised for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , Grande is keen to add to the total with the release of another single.

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Is Alex Rodriguez Cheating On Jennifer Lopez? Alleged Mistress Makes Raunchy Claims

In an interview with National Enquirer , the 34-year-old confessed that Rodriguez "sexted" her while dating the On the Floor hitmaker. " I do not think he's sexually attracted to her". And when the fitness model asked him if the relationship was real, she said he just laughed and stuck his tongue out! They also wrote he offered to pay Hunter $20,000 for a threesome with another woman.

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'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington sings for Nocile Kidman

Turns out Kit Harington , better known as stoic Jon Snow , styles himself as something of a romantic wordsmith. If you like it, Nicole Kidman thinks you should put a ring on it. "All right, come on", a now blushing Kidman concluded. "You know, sometimes a guy comes up next to you and sort of does a double take while you're taking a piss".

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Trump pushes public works agenda, health care on OH visit

He made reference to the fact that Anthem insurance pulled out of the Obamacare health care exchange in OH this week. "The promise of a safe, reliable and modern infrastructure hasn't been kept, but we're going to keep it", Trump said.

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Patty Jenkins Hints at Chris Pine's Presence in Future Wonder Woman Films

It's said a one-picture deal is the norm for WB signing a director to take on a big-budget movie for the first time. Director Patty Jenkins' film, " Wonder Woman ", is one of the most fun movies you'll see this summer. A full-on rant about the merits of the third member of the DC Comics Trinity, Wonder Woman , and the male-dominated superhero culture that often forgets her ensued.

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Tom Cruise in 'The Mummy'

Tom Cruise should have played the Mummy - that way his face would be swathed in bandages and his fans wouldn't have to see him sweat so hard to get this lumbering loser off the ground. I was so glad I wasn't in the Zero G scene with the plane because they did that 64 times, up and down and up and down. The Mummy , the first instalment of Universal's The Dark Universe , has drawn flak for its messy plot.

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CCTV footage of police shootout with London Bridge attackers emerges

Police have named the attackers as Khurum Butt, 27, who had been known for his extremist views; 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, also known as Rachid Elkhdar; and Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent who was reportedly working in a London restaurant.

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Bill Cosby lawyer takes aim at Andrea Constand

Constand was the women's basketball team manager at Cosby's alma mater. Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. According to Radar's courtroom witness, Cosby's defense attorney Angela Agrusa got off to a rocky start, fumbling through phone records in an attempt to illustrate that Constand continued to reach out to the actor several times after the alleged assault.

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'Wonder Woman' Contains The Single Greatest Moment In Superhero Film History

Right now, there seems to be conflicting reports on just what form the inevitable Wonder Woman sequel will take. "The good news is that Wonder Woman is finally the film that silences the naysayers and propels DC into a new era of success".


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