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'Babe' actor James Cromwell sentenced to jail for NY plant protest

He and his fellow activists were charged with obstruction of traffic. The seven protestors argued that the carbon emissions that would be emitted by the CPV power could pose harmful threats to the environment. On his Twitter account, the " American Horror Story " actor updated his fans and said that he is doing well. "If we don't stay together, nothing will charge", said the actor according to the Middletown Times-Herald Record .

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LeBron thinks Steph Curry should be paid $400 million, and he's right

Curry-a two-time MVP and victor of two of the past three NBA Finals-had been the 82nd highest paid player in the league, playing on a four-year, $44 million contract signed when there was still concern about his ankle injuries. They were prepared to offer him a long-term extension early yesterday when free agency began. Saturday saw the beginning of the NBA's free agency but it is, unsurprisingly, Curry - who added a second National Basketball Association championship to his glowing ...

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Here's How the Royal Family is Celebrating Princess Diana's Birthday

William and Kate brought their children, almost 4-year-old Prince George and 2-year-old Princess Charlotte , to the private service as well, which was led by Justin Welby , the Archbishop of Canterbury . The rededication follows a major redesign of the island, which was the first large renovation on the over 500-year-old estate. We can't believe it's already been 20 years.

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Cavaliers hoping to keep Kyle Korver

After the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, LeBron James can leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and there are rumors that he is considering doing so. On Saturday, Houston signed center Chinese center Zhou Qi to a multiyear deal, first reported by Wojnarowski . Although his splits left something to be desired last season, Calderon-who is a 40.9 percent three-point shooter for his career-still knocked down 35.3 percent of his catch-and-shoot attempts from beyond the arc, per ...

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Sale Pitches 7 Shutout Innings, Red Sox Beat Blue Jays

The celebrated Red Sox off-season acquisition struck out everyone in the Jays starting lineup except for catcher Russell Martin . Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking single in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday night.

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Chelsea-bound Tiemoue Bakayoko is "perfect" for Antonio Conte - Craig Burley

Tiemoue Bakayoko is close to becoming a Chelsea player, after undergoing a medical with the Premier League champions. In case you didn't know... Jose Mourinho wants to reunite with the former Benfica man , a notion Melchiot isn't too pleased with. The Belgium worldwide has consistently been linked with a switch to the Premier League champions - rumours that even stretched back to Mourinho's days in charge - and that speculation has increased once again over the past week as the ...

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The Carmichael Show: Cancelled by NBC; No Season Four

The entertainment trade magazine also noted that NBC is looking toward ownership of its series, which was not the case with the Fox-owned comedy series. Carmichael's statement didn't indicate what his next career move would be, but don't be shocked to read about him doing a deal for a new show at a cable network such as FX or a streamer such as Amazon or Netflix.

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Guard Patty Mills returning to San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills is staying put, agreeing to a four-year $50 million deal according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Leaving Gregg Popovich didn't seem to be an option for the Australian native. Parker suffered the injury on May 3. Mills averaged 9.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 21.9 minutes a night , during his last season with the Spurs and will once again look to provide a scoring punch off the bench as the Spurs compete in an extremely competitive ...

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Christie Shuts Down New Jersey Government, State Beaches and Parks Closed

Events in parks and historic sites will fall victim, along with administrative offices, some rest stops and tourism centers as well, The Times writes. "It will be after we pass a budget that we will look at a bill like that", said Prieto in a press conference on Friday. Christie's office indicated that those parks and beaches would be closed, although their municipal counterparts will remain open.

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'Top Gun' sequel gets summer 2019 release date

Skydance CEO David Ellison and Jerry Bruckheimer, producers of the original return to produce the sequel with Cruise. Tom Cruise was recently seen in a reboot of The Mummy franchise and the first film in the Dark Universe series - a shared universe of monster characters.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z have apparently named their twins Rumi and Sir

While people are loving the name Rumi for Beyoncé's baby girl, people haven't been so quick to show the love to the name Sir . Both Beyonce and JAY-Z, real name Shawn Carter, have continually landed on Forbes magazine's rich lists in recent years, with the couple boasting a combined estimated net worth of over £760 million.

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Joe Jackson Back Home After Las Vegas Car Accident

According to sources, after the crash the 88 year old was seen "wincing in pain" as he took refuge in a nearby Panda Express restaurant. He was said to be in noticeable pain , per witnesses. Joe said that they were heading home for lunch, and then added, "All is well". One of his most recent public appearances was at the BET Awards in 2015, attending with his daughter Janet Jackson as she accepted the Ultimate Icon Award.

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Nike fighting Rob Gronkowski over logo's resemblance to the Air Jordan Jumpman

According to ESPN's report, Nike went to the USPTO Trial & Appeal Board earlier in June and filed a formal opposition with claims that Gronkowski's depiction of his football spike could be easily confused with that of the Air Jordan Jumpman logo.

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Ravens tight end Waller suspended by National Football League for 1 year

As for Boyle, who was selected by the Ravens in the fifth-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, he was suspended for the first ten games of the 2016 season for his second violation of the performance-enhancing drug policy. As of today, that's on hold. The Ravens have Ben Watson, Maxx Williams , and Crockett Gillmore all returning, but Barnidge would have a chance to start in Baltimore.

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Promoter in failed Bahamas music festival arrested in NYC

McFarland was able to convince a minimum of two people to invest approximately $1.2 million in Fyre Media and another company, using inflated revenue and income numbers. " McFarland allegedly presented fake documents to induce investors to put in over a million dollars into his company and the fiasco called the Fyre Festival ".

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man in disappearance of Chinese grad student

The FBI said on June 17 that they are offering a $10,000 reward for information that helps to find Zhang, US media reported. Police say Christensen was driving the black Saturn Astra on June 9th. State's Attorney's office said. Authorities say a man has been charged in IL with kidnapping a visiting Chinese scholar who was last seen three weeks ago.

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Royals headed to Ottawa on Canada Sesquicentennial tour

Shortly after an Airbus flying the flag of the Prince of Wales taxied to a stop on a windswept tarmac, the royal couple was greeted with an official welcome of military honours. "I was one of those young Inuit who had some ability, but needed to build their confidence", she said later. At the Nunavut Research Institute, Charles stood on a map on the floor inside a circular room, where he received a bit of a geography lesson about the Canadian Arctic from the institute's executive director, ...

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United States blacklists China bank, revving up pressure over NKorea

United States officials told Reuters this week that President Donald Trump was growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues, and was now considering possible trade actions against Beijing.

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'Vigilante' dad makes pervert regret creeping on his teen daughter

The parental control app allows parents to monitor their child's phone calls and text messages and can block certain apps and games. A Del City, Okla., father leapt into action when he found out a 33-year-old man had come to have sex with his 15-year-old daughter.

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'Alien' passenger discovered in auto pulled over for speeding

The news outlet reports that the driver was clocked at 84 miles per hour - not quite UFO-speed, but still pretty risky for a suburban highway. When a police motorcyclist pulled him over, to his amazement a very realistic alien was sat in the seat next to the driver.

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'Devastated' Adele calls off last two tour gigs

I've considered doing Saturday night's show but it's highly unlikely I'd even make it through the set and I simply can't crumble in front of you all and walk out on you all in that way. I love you I'm so sorry. please forgive me", Adele concluded in her letter. Promising fans there would be refunds, she finished: "I'm sorry". However, her Twitter apology left open the option that the Wembley shows would be rescheduled for a later date.

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Chinese President Arrives in Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests

The recent tensions have drawn "serious attention" from Beijing , which can not afford to see pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan and Hong Kong at the same time, said Liu Shanying, political researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

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5 things we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Fellow Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen didn't finish, incurring damage from debris left on the track when Force India teammates Esteban Ocon and Sergio Pérez collided, some time after another incident with Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas on the first lap.

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Intense moment woman is trapped in garage with wild bear

They do believe it is the same bear caught on camera stealing ice cream and M&M's from a garage this week in the same neighborhood. Denielle Backstrom said in a Facebook post she was checking emails after pulling into her Colorado Springs garage Tuesday when she realized she wasn't alone in the garage.

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U.S. sanctions Chinese bank for laundering NKorean cash

The sanctions bar Americans from doing business with Bank of Dandong, which is based in a northeastern Chinese city on the North Korean border that serves as a gateway for trade with the isolated nation. "We are committed to cutting off all illegal funds going to North Korea". Ltd. for "conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and to defraud the United States; violating IEEPA; and conspiracy to launder monetary instruments".

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Leslie Jones: "The Ritz-Carlton doesn't like black people"

Jones has not yet given full details about what caused her to send the tweet. The Ritz-Carlton official Twitter page responded to her tweet, writing, "We're very sorry to hear this". Jones did not elaborate on what transpired at the Ritz Carlton establishment. "We remain committed to providing an environment where all feel welcome", the spokesperson said, adding that they have made multiple attempts to follow up with Jones.

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Olivia de Havilland to celebrate 101st birthday

The actress is suing the network, along with Ryan Murphy Productions, over her portrayal in " Feud ", saying that it paints her in a false light, according to court documents obtained by Variety . In April, de Havilland spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the show and admitted she hadn't seen it then. "Zeta-Jones" de Havilland refers to Joan Fontaine as her "bitch sister, ' an offensive term that stands in stark contrast with Olivia de Havilland's reputation for good manners, ...

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GST rolled out: India takes a leap towards 'one nation one tax'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today rejected Opposition charge of GST launch being a "self-promotion", saying they should focus on mainstream rather than latching on to "fringe" issues. President Pranab Mukherjee also termed the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be historic. Out of that, the State Government has made a decision to waive off 7 per cent.

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US Vice-Prez Mike Pence to visit India

The move comes at a time when Pence I still developing his portfolio at the Trump White House. Pitcock's decision to leave his post was reportedly voluntary. He has worked for Mr. Pence for 12 years, including running the IN governor's Washington office. He was Pence's chief of staff when the Vice President was a member of Congress, ran the DC Office when he was Governor and was Pence's senior advisor during the presidential campaign and transition.

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Real Madrid forward Mariano signs four-year deal with Lyon

Lyon have announced the signing of a new striker in the form of Mariano Diaz from Real Madrid this evening, as speculation goes on over Alexandre Lacazette's potential transfer to Arsenal . Lacazette has been heavily linked with a move away from Lyon after scoring 127 goals in 274 appearance. Aulas has previously stated that the club are interested in Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud .

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How F1 caused its own mess in Baku

Daniel Ricciardo does not subscribe to Sebastian Vettel's notion that Lewis Hamilton brake-tested him during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix . However, the data later revealed Vettel's assumption to be incorrect. "I didn't run into the back of him on objective". "I didn't run into the back of him on goal. I think if you're going super-fast and then slam on the brakes that's a different story but because he was still going so slow at that stage it's hard to call it a brake test ".

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Lily Collins Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder And "To the Bone"

Learning to love and appreciate her body has been a long and hard struggle for Lily Collins . "I didn't think she'd actually take one but she did", said Collins. Collins went on to publish a book called "Unfiltered", which detailed her experience with eating disorders. This newest Netflix concern comes on the heels of mental health professionals' issues with the March 31 release of the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why", the story of a high school student who commits suicide and leaves ...

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Things I Realized Re-reading Harry Potter as an Adult

But in 2014, Rowling planted a seed on her fansite Pottermore with a new short story about Harry as an adult. The plot follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his unique magical abilities and heads off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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DEAL OFF: Virgil van Dijk set to stay at Southampton

Reports have been widespread that after Chelsea were rejected by Juventus for Leonardo Bonucci, the club turned its attention to van Dijk but that looks nearly unlikely now after Southampton chief Les Reed told Sky Sports the player is not for sale.

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Paul McCartney reclaims iconic Beatles song catalogue for unknown settlement price

However, the parties filed a request for dismissal yesterday, June 29 . McCartney had provided Sony/ATV with notices that he meant to reclaim the copyrights as soon as the law permitted. He was also aware of '80s band Duran Duran being denied their song rights by Sony , so he pushed ahead with the court. Though 2018 - specifically the date October 5 - has yet to roll around, it'll mark precisely 56 years since the Lennon-McCartney partnership began its songwriting masterclass in 1962.


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