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Were fire barriers installed in London tower?

But Ms Leadsom, who visited the area in her role as Leader of the Commons, rejected Mr Portillo's criticisms, insisting that Ms May was "absolutely heartbroken" by the blaze and was simply trying to make sure the Government did everything it could to deal with its aftermath.

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First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

On Thursday, May visited the wreckage of an apartment building in west London , where at least 17 people were killed in a fire, and ordered a public inquiry. Meanwhile, talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives, to secure the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit, through the Commons.

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Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony

After a year and a half of trying to have the trial delayed or dismissed entirely, Cosby entered a Pennsylvania courtroom on the morning of June 5th. "It wasn't an angry stop". "I'm going to have to cross that bridge when I come to it", she said. For instance, a jury that voted 11 guilty and one not guilty may encourage the prosecution to seek a new trial.

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Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

Spanier, Curley and Schultz are to begin serving their sentences July 15, authorities said. Before his death, Paterno said , "With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more". Penn State has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, settlements and other costs associated with the scandal, and the football program suffered heavy NCAA sanctions.

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Lorde opens up about being body shamed

Lorde also admitted that being criticized and body shamed "rocked my foundation and could have f**ked me, you know?" She said the nasty comments made online made her more aware of her looks and her body, which she has now learnt to be confident with.

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Trump on Comey 'leaks': 'Totally illegal? Very cowardly!'

Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said they had also written to Don McGahn, the White House counsel, and asked him whether White House recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with Mr Trump exist.

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Death by text? What's at stake in the Michelle Carter trial

Prosecutors said she had pushed him through text messages to kill himself. The trial is the first time prosecutors in the state have sought such a stiff charge in a case based only on text messages. Carter's attorney, Joseph Cataldo, said Roy's suicidal tendencies predated his relationship with Carter. CARTER: You can't think about it. I'm just confused.

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Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

Investors wondered if Amazon will do to grocery stores and supermarkets what it's done to sellers of goods like clothing and office supplies: force them to make big changes or be supplanted. He then promised to streamline operations by closing some stores, offer better prices, come up with ways to entice customers to buy more products per trip and invest in digital commerce.

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Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

Cosby's attorney Brian McMonagle tried to convince the jurors that his client and Constand , 44, had a year-long consensual relationship and that she made up the allegations when the affair cooled off. "Don't leave your common sense in Pittsburgh."This isn't talking to a trustee". McMonagle, pounding the defence table, suggested to jurors that Cosby was the victim of a drumbeat of accusations by women who wanted to appear on television shows.

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Two girls shot on Far South Side playground

Jeffrey Ave., according to police. He says when the teens ran toward the elementary school playground, the two young girls were shot. It's unclear who is responsible for the shooting, but sources said police have a "person of interest" in custody.

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Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was medically evacuated from North Korea and flown to Cincinnati late Tuesday. " I don't know what being in shock is, but I'm pretty sure I was ", Fred Warmbier said about the moment the family found out Otto was in a coma .

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Real Housewives star Kenya Moore is married

According to the outlet, Moore married a businessman she met a year ago who has asked to remain unidentified and out of the spotlight "for now". Kim Zolciak is also rumored to be returning to the show but as a TMZ report revealed earlier this year, she will be seen only in a part-time role .

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Wall St dips as Amazon-Whole Foods deal slams retailers

Shares of Canadian grocery retailers fell in early trading in the wake of Amazon .com's deal to buy Whole Foods Market. The Whole Foods purchase would allow it to expand into many more. The news is worst of all for Walmart , who just lost a ton of organic, gluten-free ground to Amazon . On Thursday, Bezos took to Twitter to request ideas on philanthropy "to be helping people in the here and now, a posting that generated some 18,000 responses".

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"Wonder Woman" Outperforms "The Mummy", Remains #1 At US Weekend Box Office

His star power now shines brightest overseas, where audiences have been more forgiving of the actor's baggage. It has a dismal 17 per cent "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Lessons are learned from every movie. "If every potential universe banked its future on North American returns only, there may arguably be no movies with greater than a "2" after their title given this current climate".

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Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

It's par of the course, said Fitzpatrick. After they were served dinner (hot stromboli), the jury asked for a read-back of excerpts from the testimony of Richard Schaffer, the local police detective who interviewed Cosby in 2005 about what accuser Andrea Constand said Cosby did to her in his nearby home in 2004.

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Heavily-pregnant Serena Williams is still playing tennis

In a filing posted May 15 in Palm Beach County Court, Richard Dove Williams alleges Lakeisha Juanita Williams , whom he married December 29, 2010, abandoned both him and their child, born in 2012, and has "mistreated the husband and otherwise purposely caused his health to suffer".

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Wonder Woman breaks United States box office record for film by female director

Wonder Woman was also number one in the United Kingdom, earning £6.18m over the weekend. The rare female-led film in an overwhelmingly male superhero landscape is breaking the glass ceiling in multiple ways. As Marvel continues its recent box office dominance, it looks as if DC finally has a contender to add to its ever-growing universe - one that could help even the playing field, if only a little.

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Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million

In the shooting investigation, police searched a white van parked near the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., where the shooting happened. And even for a party that believes deeply in opposing Trump, the shootings are spurring reflection about how its leaders talk about the president - and whether they need to be more careful with their words.

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Police consider extremist link in fatal Australian siege

The Seven Network said it had received a phone call Monday afternoon from a distressed woman who said she was involved in a hostage situation. The group has claimed responsibility for a wave of deadly incidents in the United Kingdom, including the weekend attack in London that left seven people dead and nearly 50 injured.

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Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy

Box office numbers for the weekend are finally in and while Wonder Womanis again the big victor, crossing the $200 million mark in its second weekend, The Mummy is the clear loser. Directed by Alex Kurtzman and produced by Sean Daniel, Sarah Bradshaw, Chris Morgan and Alex Kurtzman , The Mummy stars the Mission Impossible flame Tom Cruise next to X- Men star Annabelle Wallis, Gladiator star Russel Crowe, Star Trek Beyond lead Sofia Boutella and more.

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Prudential Plc Has Upped Chevron Corp (CVX) Stake by $28.05 Million

Boston Partners purchased a new position in shares of Chevron Corporation during the third quarter worth approximately $736,167,000. The stock rose 1.24% or $1.32 reaching $107.65. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, February 13 by Cowen & Co.

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Malaysia's 1MDB says it was not contacted in connection with US lawsuit

POLICE have been instructed to look at "a few areas" in their investigation into state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd and claims of misappropriation that allegedly financed an worldwide spending spree of luxury assets, the Inspector-General of Police said today.

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DJ Khaled Drops New Single 'Wild Thoughts' Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller

DJ Khaled's upcoming Grateful project is stacked with big-name features. "I don't know if you can take it/I know you wanna see me naked, naked she raps, The track was co-produced by the Nasty Beatmakers and includes a writing credit for Partynextdoor ".

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Wonder Woman India Box Office: Gal Gadot's Film Sinks Priyanka Chopra's Baywatch

It means that Jenkins now holds the record for the biggest United States opening by a female director, beating the previous $85.2m total set by Fifty Shades of Grey's Sam Taylor-Johnson. The exchange took place on Twitter and Chris Hemsworth did not take a long time to say, "I think Wonder Woman would kick the c **" ... Wonder Woman burst onto the sluggish summer blockbuster scene this weekend, exceeding box office projections.

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National Doughnut Day 2017 Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' offer free treats

Each year on the first Friday in June, National Donut Day honors Salvation Army Donut Lassies, dubbed Donut Girls or "Doughnut Dollies", who made fresh, complementary donuts in the trenches for American soldiers serving in France during World War I.

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Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

The turnout for the event was large, with some of the "Bat-guests" dressed up as their favorite superheroes and villains. Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Bat-Signal will be lit at L.A.'s City Hall at 9 p.m. "There will never be a Batman like Adam West and there will never be another Adam West". In another nod to the 1966 Batman television series, a red Bat-Phone was positioned beside the podium.

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Shraddha Kapoor is malicious as Haseena Parkar in this gangster drama

We have seen her sing, dance in the rain and romance actors. The teaser of " Haseena Parkar " starring Shraddha Kapoor is out now. Bollywood Upcoming Film of Actress Shraddha Kapoor Haseena Parkar Movie Teaser Released Few Hours Back in Youtube The Queen of Mumbai .

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Russian FM can't confirm IS leader's death

According to the AP, al-Baghdadi's death would be considered a "severe blow" to the Islamic State, which has been struggling to maintain its grip on Raqqa. The Russian military said earlier this month that on May 29, its planes struck IS convoys attempting to leave Raqa from the south and heading toward Palmyra, killing 80 militants.

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WTF: Emmy Rossum was asked to audition in a bikini

In a statement that seemed to resonate with every actress sitting around the table, Rossum said, "It was hard for me to say, 'This is what I think I deserve.' You want to be liked". "And after it became public, it was a quick resolution". "For a second, I was like, 'Would I do it?" " 'We really love your work, but we just want to see how tight your ass is, ' " she said, summing up the ask.

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U.S. to announce travel ban for North Korea?

He left in a vegetative state. " Unresponsive wakefulness " is a term coined in the past decade to refer to what doctors once called a persistent vegetative state. All the trips are meticulously organized. Most can't venture out of the carefully-manicured capital of Pyongyang, a city often used as a propaganda showcase.

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Accused leaker Reality Winner is scared after arrest, mom says

The FBI have claimed that victor was just one of six individuals to have printed the document, which later surfaced in the publication The Intercept . Victor served in the Air Force from December 2010 to 2016. Winner posted under a pseudonym, Sara Winners , but didn't seem concerned with concealing her identity, using a photo of herself as a profile picture and posting a selfie in February.

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'Cars 3' Comes Roaring Back With A Swapped-Out (Story) Engine

While it is one of their most successful franchises, Cars is also their least appreciated effort. Hey, there's nothing wrong with that, but you can't blame Mom and Dad if they haven't exactly been counting down the days until a third " Cars " adventure skidded into theaters.

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Spotify crosses 140 million monthly active user mark

The Sweden-based music streaming service announced that it has 140 million tune consumers. The 140m milestone comes nearly exactly a year after Spotify reached 100 million active users . And this is also why small revenues can spell a lot of trouble for the company. "But people familiar with the company confirm it is talking about two deals it has recently signed with Universal Music Group ...

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Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

A statement by Russia's defence ministry published by the state-funded Sputnik news agency said 30 IS commanders and up to 300 soldiers were at the Raqqa meeting. Both the Pentagon and officials with the USA -led coalition battling ISIS said they was unable to confirm the report. The U.S. State Department has offered a $25 million reward for information leading to his arrest.

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A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Doors opened at 5:30 p.m. and the first pitch was at 7:05 p.m., but sponsors lined up outside the ballpark to get everything set up. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago .


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