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DC memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say

Police have arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Solomon of SC in connection with the incident. A mourner in New York City leaves flowers on June 20, 2017 for Nabra Hassanen , a teenage Muslim girl killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque.

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Transformers: The Last Knight is a must see in 3D

But it is still very much a "Transformers" movie , which means mega-tons of excitement and a high-octane, roller-coaster-ride in which director Michael Bay repeatedly sends CGI robots airborne. Mark Wahlberg: "Well you know what?" Mark Wahlberg returns as Cade Yeager, the average American Joe and keeper of the Autobots in hiding. A space ship rises out of the ocean which resembles the ending of The Abyss and at one point a young teen boy asks his friends if they want to go see a ...

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After Georgia special election, another loss for Democrats

For the Democrats, this effort to flip the historically Republican district was a desperate attempt to make a dent in the Trump Administration. Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel defeated her Democrat opponent, one-time national security aide Jon Ossoff .

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Highland Reel heats up Ascot for Aidan O'Brien at last

The 9-4 victor rallied in typically gutsy style to beat Decorated Knight and Ulysses on the hottest June day at Ascot for forty years. Lady Aurelia was devastating in the King's Stand, her second Royal Ascot victory after producing a similar performance previous year when winning the Queen Mary Stakes.

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Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care

Instead, Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, bested Democrat Jon Ossoff , a former congressional aide. "If we think we're going to win these elections because President Trump's at 35 percent, I think in districts like mine and certainly Georgia and SC, it takes more than that", said Rep.

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Avengers 3: Robert Downey Jr

The photo, most likely taken on the Atlanta " Infinity War " set, shows Downey in an Iron Man shirt, as evidenced by the hole in his top. It may not be the 30-plus characters Scarlett Johansson recently revealed will share a single scene in the anticipated Avengers epic, but a new photo shared by Robert Downey Jr .

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Cornrows and man buns: The Ken doll gets a makeover

We do agree that man bun Ken will probably get fairly sick of his hairstyle pretty quick. Introducing the New Crew-the most diverse Fashionistas lineup to date-offering even more skin tones, eye colors, . The Ken dolls were shown on the company's website on Tuesday dressed in hipster-style checked shirts, denim shorts and skinny jeans. Mattel's announcement in January past year of the new curvy Barbie was welcomed as an acknowledgement, however belated, that women come in ...

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What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

Former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel on Tuesday defeated political newcomer Democrat Jon Ossoff , 52 percent to 48 percent. The President's rally comes after two Republicans won special elections last night in Georgia and SC, giving President Trump a lot to talk about.

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Congressional Baseball Game took on special meaning a day after shooting

The gesture of unity happened Thursday as House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition after emerging from his latest hospital procedure following the gunshot wound he suffered at the hands of a lone gunman at a baseball field in Virginia the day before.

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Daredevil Wallenda sets Guinness record hanging by teeth over Niagara Falls

The Niagara County Legislature last month approved spending $35,000 for the act. "If a guy can do it, a girl can do it, too", she said after completing the stunt. "She did it", husband and daredevil Nik Wallenda said of Erendira's high-flying feat. Read: Did Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Benefits Navajo Nation ? Nik described his wife's performance Thursday as "absolutely wonderful".

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NBC to broadcast $100000 Rocket League tournament

According to market analyst NewZoo , the esports industry is projected to reach $696 million this year, with 41.3 percent year-on-year growth. If there's any game that can push eSports into a wider audience, it's Rocket League . Regional finals will be live-streamed on the NBC Sports app and Telemundo En Vivo app on August 5-6 and August 12-13. The Grand Finals, which take place from August 26-27, will be broadcast on NBCSN, the network's TV channel, in the United States, and the Syfy ...

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Uber CEO Stepping Down Amidst Company Turmoil

Sandberg isn't the only executive who sources say could lead Uber moving forward. Kalanick's exit came under pressure from investors, but he will remain on the San Francisco-based company's board of directors. Matters have reached a head in recent months with the usual criticisms of surge charging during disasters and the widely posted blog post by Karen Miller talking about her experiences with the company.

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"There is NO Shah Rukh Khan cameo in Jagga Jasoos" - Ranbir Kapoor

In Jagga Jasoos , Ranbir Kapoor is playing the role of a school boy, so school is an integral part of the film. While the tinsel town actors dress to impress upon us, all that's in vogue, Katrina Kaif certainly adheres to being comfortable first and lent a lesson or two in blending comfort with style with her recent airport look.

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No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

With the jury still deliberating , Keshia said she will accept the outcome of the trial, but would not confirm that a guilty verdict would change her opinion of "Mr. In those interviews, Cosby admitted to sexual contact with Constand and said they had previously had a romantic encounter. The jury got the case Monday afternoon.

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Country Star Carrie Underwood Makes History At The CMT Music Awards

She continued to dominate the CMT Awards, where she has won 17 times. As previously reported , Underwood went into the 2017 show holding the title of most CMT Music Awards wins, and her two additional belt buckles this year helped her break her own record.

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Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces vs militants

We are an archipelago. We see also the IS flags. Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla branded the Amaq report "pure propaganda". "China understands and firmly supports ( Philippine President Rodrigo) Duterte's leadership and its government in fighting terrorism", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a regular press briefing.

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Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the day of Katy Perry's "Witness" release

In 2014 she removed all her music from such outlets, saying, "Piracy, file sharing, and streaming have shrunk the numbers of paid album sales drastically". In a recent interview, Katy claimed that Taylor " assassinated" her character on the infamous diss track "Bad Blood". While doing " Carpool Karaoke " with Late Late Show host James Corden , Perry basically confirmed what Swift told Rolling Stone but in her version.

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House GOP Whip Scalise remains in critical condition, hospital says

But Nancy Pelosi , the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left. The House used a voice vote Thursday to approve a resolution lauding the Capitol Police for protecting lawmakers and stating that "violence has no place" in society.

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Uber Co-Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns Under Pressure As CEO

Venture capital firm Benchmark, whose partner Bill Gurley is one of Uber's largest shareholders and sits on its board, plus investors First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, Menlo Ventures and Fidelity Investments, all pressed Kalanick to quit.

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New Girl Scout badges focus on cyber crime, not cookie sales

They now make up just 11 percent of the cybersecurity profession, according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study: Women in Cybersecurity . Failing that, anyone gaining the new badges will, at the very least, have a much better understanding of the IT world and, more specifically, the threats they may face, from cyberbullying to internet-based attacks, as well as how to protect their privacy online.

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Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The two world powers are trying to build on "positive momentum" created when Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Florida in April, she said. President Moon had also sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell for an interview as well, which aired Tuesday morning, local time.

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Megyn Kelly No Longer Hosting Sandy Hook Benefit Over Alex Jones Interview

What does the bank J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. have in common with right-wing extremist Alex Jones? "Because this is not the way". The interview has put Kelly , who jumped to NBC from Fox News Channel earlier this year, squarely back in the headlines; the New York Daily News called it "Nutwork News" on its front page Tuesday.

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Saw: Legacy has been retitled Jigsaw

Due to arrive in cinemas on October 27th Stateside (and United Kingdom cinemas a week earlier on October 20th), just in time for Halloween, the film revolves around various dead bodies that begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways.

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Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have convicted

The names remain shielded under a protective order that several news outlets have challenged. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). District Attorney Kevin Steele holds a news conference after a mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa ., Saturday, June 17, 2017.

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'Transformers: The Last Knight' Reaches New Levels Of Badness

They're all reviews for Michael Bay's final instalment of the Transformers franchise The Last Knight , due for release this week. Stanley Tucci (one of Age of Extinction's saving graces) thankfully returns in a brief alternative role, bringing a much-needed injection of amusing that's a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the mostly mean-spirited humour.

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Working with China on North Korea 'has not worked out'

Justin Weber told The Associated Press a press conference is expected later to provide more information. His family did not give a cause of his death but said in a statement on Monday that the "awful torturous mistreatment" Warmbier endured while in custody meant "no other outcome was possible".

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Geri Horner proud to be part of Grenfell Tower single

The single " Bridge over Troubled Water " is now available to stream and download via iTunes . "That's for every last soul up in Grenfell, even though I've never even met you". 'Thank you to everyone for their help and support in making this happen '. Stormzy's verse on the Artists for Grenfell single is so moving. "I just hope that you're resting and free up there".

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Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

As the jurors left for the day, Judge Steven O'Neill heaped praise on them, thanking them for their dedication and the sacrifice they've made being 300 miles (480 kilometers) from home in the Pittsburgh area. Cosby gave the deposition more than a decade ago as part of accuser Andrea Constand's lawsuit against him. Seven times, the jury returned to the judge with questions, asking to rehear portions of the testimony or asking for clarification on the language in a charge.

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Gadot was paid the same as Cavill in their superhero movie debuts

The uproar started with a now-deleted tweet from a Teen Vogue columnist Lauren Duca. Just a few days ago, a report was released that Gal Gadot was only making a mere $300,000 for Wonder Woman , which is obviously a lot of money, but it's significantly less money than some of the other #DCEU stars have made off of the DC Comics films.

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Game of Thrones has a new trailer and it's bloody epic

Aside from the music, the fact that they're, you know, literally all fighting each other could also give off the same impression. Many believe he will be one among the few who will survive the threat of the White Walkers and Daenerys' war as she attempts to reclaim the Iron Throne .

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Guy takes bare-legged stand against office shorts policy, and men rejoice

After Barge wore his colourful outfit to work, the management team sent an email to all office staff to announce that the "gentlemen in the office" would in future be allowed to wear three-quarter length shorts in "black, navy or beige only".

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Review Roundup - Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Whatever the reason, just know that the Autobots and Decepticons are at it again, and somehow, a fifth MacGuffin, more powerful than the last , has popped up again. This is certainly a recommendation if audiences hope to see a picture for its phenomenal cinematic footage, and after Bay and Sela's decision to shoot 98% of the movie through IMAX 3D cameras, viewers will definitely see why.

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Star Trek: Discovery: First Look At Jason Isaacs As Captain Lorca

It'll be interesting to see how this show fits into the overall Star Trek canon, but Isaacs certainly looks great here as the new captain. Though I am quite stoked for another Star Trek series nonetheless. Star Trek: Discovery is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout, Living Dead Guy Productions, and Roddenberry Entertainment with Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J.

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Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

Handel spent $14 million, making this the most expensive congressional race in history. "Things are looking great for Karen H!" tweeted Trump at 10:21 p.m. Acknowledging the historic moment while giving her victory speech in Georgia on Tuesday, she said: "Tonight reminds me, anything is possible". Party organizations, independent political action committees and donors from Los Angeles to Boston sent a cascade of money into a race, filling metro Atlanta's airwaves with ads and its ...

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Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

Constand's 12-year-old police complaint against Cosby went to trial this month and ended Saturday with a hung jury. District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Cosby's lawyers have battled since the December 30, 2015, arrest of the actor and comedian on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a Temple University employee at his Cheltenham home in 2004.


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