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United Nations official calls for more work with disabled in North Korea

Kim Hak-Song was detained over the weekend for "hostile acts", the official KCNA news agency said, adding he had worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). While the Trump administration has stressed numerous times that "all options are on the table" in dealing with Pyongyang, including military action, the idea of dialogue on the condition of the North's denuclearization appears to be gaining traction. Read More

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Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman are engaged

Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman are engaged

Van Camp announced the news via Instagram overnight, posting a photo of herself covering her face in shock while a huge diamond sparkles on her ring finger. I find myself dreaming about it all the time. "In your late 20's, you start to realize you can't call yourself a baby anymore". "But I'm just happy being an auntie right now", she said during an appearance on The Meredith Vieira Show . Read More

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O'Reilly on firing: 'This was a hit'

O'Reilly on firing: 'This was a hit'

Asked by Beck whether he'll elaborate on his ongoing podcast or in "other venues" - presumably a reference to courts - O'Reilly said, "both". O'Reilly said on Friday that's he's had enough. "So, if that's what they felt was best for the company, I'm not going to hammer them". Mediablast also reported that O'Reilly has piqued the interest of executives at Sinclair, a huge right-leaning broadcaster that has been busy gobbling up media properties. Read More

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English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani echoed the remarks on Thursday. Amid tensions with the United Kingdom over looming Brexit negotiations, he said he was delivering his speech in French. The inability of United Kingdom politicians and officials to speak publicly in anything other than their own language has always been an issue in the European Union - where 24 official languages have been used for the 28-member bloc. Read More

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Caitlyn no longer a popular baby name in the U.S.

Caitlyn no longer a popular baby name in the U.S.

Jenner maintains she did discuss her gender confusion with Kris but admits that she "downplayed" it and instead "invested in the marriage and more children and for the next 26 years I carpooled". And Caitlyn Jenner naturally timed her visit to coincide with the British LGBT Awards, attending the glitzy ceremony in London on Friday night. After celebrating the arrival of her 11th grandchild, she said it was fun to think that new additions to the family will only have met her following her ... Read More

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ABC Renews Modern Family Through Season 10, Cancels Last Man Standing

ABC Renews Modern Family Through Season 10, Cancels Last Man Standing

As ABC continues to determine the fate of its current line-up of shows, the Alphabet Network has handed out a special 2-season renewal to its hit Wednesday night comedy The Goldbergs. The long-running sitcom, which began in September 2009, will conclude its eighth season in the U.S. on Wednesday (May 17). In a move that kind of reminds me of The Big Bang Theory , the stars are now (not that they weren't already making money) cashing in on the show's monumental ratings run. Read More

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Trump Warns Comey About 'Leaking'; Suggests Canceling All Future WH Press Briefings

Trump Warns Comey About 'Leaking'; Suggests Canceling All Future WH Press Briefings

Trump also said: "The Fake Media is working overtime today!" In a series of tweets Friday, the president said "it is not possible" for his communications team "to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" President Donald Trump on Friday publicly mulled the idea of ending daily White House press briefings after his spokespeople came out with conflicting stories about the dismissal of now-former FBI Director James Comey over the past few days. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation will no longer inform White House on Russian Federation probe

Federal Bureau of Investigation will no longer inform White House on Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post reported Trump was furious that Comey would not more aggressively investigate leaks coming out of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and White House. "I want to have a competent, capable director". Sanders said the White House wanted the FBI probe - and parallel congressional investigations - to continue and to wrap up their work. Read More

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Brazil announces end to Zika public health emergency

Brazil announces end to Zika public health emergency

The number of Zika virus cases in Brazil between January and April this year was 7,911, as opposed to 1,70,535 during the same period last year. Brenda was infected with the zika virus, transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito , while pregnant and her daughter was born with microcephaly, during a 2015-2016 wave of babies born with that condition, which involves a smaller-than-normal head size. Read More

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Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But current acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , who was Comey's second-in-command, painted a very different picture while testifying Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. The full interview, which was scheduled before Trump fired Comey on Tuesday afternoon, will air Thursday night on NBC Nightly News with clips also set to air on Friday's Today . Read More

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'Twin Peaks' teaser dangles new footage to entice fans

Then stay tuned as Twin Peaks Week at outcome of Sound starts this Monday, May 15th and will include a number of exclusive interviews, lists, and essays, all leading towards our weekly episode recaps by Kelly McClure. Sutherland. Watch actual scenes from inside The Bang Bang Bar, Agent Cooper driving, and FBI HQ. The 18-part revival series, bowing with a two-hour premiere on May 21 , comes shrouded in the same level of secrecy that cloaked the initial run. Read More

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Colorado Lawmakers React To New Health Care Bill

Colorado Lawmakers React To New Health Care Bill

The agency said an earlier version of the Republican proposal would leave 24 million people without insurance in 10 years. "I think that the Republican Party will be rewarded", said Reince Priebus, Mr Trump's chief of staff. Anthony Cardona of Cardona & Company, a Water Mill-based insurance agency, said he doesn't expect things to shift dramatically. President Trump, whose surrogates took to the Sunday political talk shows to express confidence that the Senate would follow the House's ... Read More

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Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

She was called to testify on the "bipartisan, ongoing investigation into the Russian...campaign targeting the 2016 USA election" in front of the House Intelligence Committee. Earlier on Tuesday, FBI Director James Comey was terminated because, according to the Trump administration, he mishandled the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during her term as Secretary of State. Read More

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Every Time 'May the Force...' Is Said in the 'Star Wars' Saga

May the 4th be with you and all that jazz! The London Evening News ran a headline that read "May the Fourth Be with You, Maggie", and since then, the day has belonged to Star Wars fans. Disney owns the Star Wars franchise. Today is a special day for Star Wars fans across the world. Forty years later, the Star Wars phenomenon shows no signs of stopping, with yearly films and bi-coastal Star Wars lands coming to Disney's parks in 2019. Read More

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Trump insists no evidence of collusion with Russia

Spicer also slammed Yates , referring to her as "someone who is not exactly a supporter of the president's agenda" and who was widely rumored to have supported Hillary Clinton for president. Flynn denied that he discussed sanctions with Kislyak to Pence, who then repeated that assertion on CBS News. The controversy began during the transition period when Flynn spoke over the phone with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Read More

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Macy's Q1 Results Miss Expectations

If the company really manages to get to earnings per share of $3.50 this year, this further means that the current valuation seems pretty low: At $25 per share Macy's would be trading at just 7.1 times forward earnings, which is a rather low price to pay in comparison to the broad market trading at all time highs. Read More

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Toss in the wit of Chris Pratt as Star Lord and how he interacted with his co-stars and it was just a wonderful all-around experience. Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape Vol. Fertilize your mind with this first look at Baby Groot's spotlight series and let us know if you'll harvest a copy for yourself when it springs up in comic shops May 24. Read More

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China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

Tsipras is expected to sign the pact with the National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China during the May 14-15 forum, which will take place in the context of the One Belt One Road Initiative. by showing their hostility toward our nuclear issues - which is nothing to do with them - making completely unfair excuses...", KCNA said in a Korean dispatch. Read More

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11 things Justin Bieber did during his India tour

11 things Justin Bieber did during his India tour

Navi Mumbai police commissioner Hemant Nagrale said 500 security personnel along with 25 officers have been deployed to ensure proper security at the stadium, with drone cameras keeping a constant watch. # Bieber also did a touristy thing and took a Mumbai Darshan of sorts. On the second day of his stay in Mumbai , he is reportedly making a visit to the Gateway of India, Kala Ghoda and Mani Bhavan. Read More

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Royal family releases new photograph to mark 2nd birthday of Princess Charlotte

Royal family releases new photograph to mark 2nd birthday of Princess Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge keep Charlotte out of the public eye and she was last pictured only at the Christmas Day church service in the village of Bucklebury in Berkshire in December 2016. Of course, we've been hoping the royals would post some stunning pics they way they did for Prince George's second birthday. Parents Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are so proud of their little girl, and have spoken of her progression publicly on multiple occasions. Read More

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Sergio Ramos warns Gonzalo Higuain 'sparks will fly' in Champions League final

Sergio Ramos warns Gonzalo Higuain 'sparks will fly' in Champions League final

One more goal from Atletico and the tie would have been level; one goal from Real Madrid and the tie would be virtually over. Zidane thrilled to steer Real Madrid to a second consecutive Champions League final. Navas had to make a fine double-save in the 66th minute to block a shot by Yannick Carrasco and a header by Kevin Gameiro, while Cristiano Ronaldo had a goal disallowed for offside at the other end in the 69th. Read More

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A Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's New Characters

James Gunn is also back in the director's seat, following his ground-breaking work on the original film. And Drax? Well Drax just spends the entire movie stealing Star Lord's one-liners and generally just owning the galaxy. 3, confirmed for release in 2020. But she will be reportedly be making wonderful changes in the upcoming movie. For example, the movie came out in the United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil, Germany and many other countries this past week between April 26-28. Read More

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Critics: Will Voter Fraud Commission End Up Restricting Access for Poor?

The claims continued after the election, with Trump claiming that voter fraud kept him from winning the popular vote over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. "The desire to " study vulnerabilities" is pretext for finding ways to intimidate and suppress voting in communities of color, particularly among Asian American, African American and Latino voters", the organizations said in a statement . Read More

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Ridley Scott Teases Two Alien: Covenant Sequels, Not Four

Ridley Scott Teases Two Alien: Covenant Sequels, Not Four

Even when Scott lowered our expectations by stating that Prometheus would only contain minor connections to the original Alien , we all still believed the end results would get the long-running franchise back on track. A visual spectacle, " Alien: Covenant " will bring the audience to an immersive world where humans have nowhere to run and hide from the monstrous creatures who wreak of nothing but carnage. Read More

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Five questions in the Premier League

Five questions in the Premier League

Between the beginning of March and mid-April the Swans claimed only a single point in six Premier League games. Swansea head to already-relegated Sunderland on Saturday with their destiny firmly in their own hands. "If we win that game then the pressure is all on Hull , but we must focus on ourselves first and foremost". I just want to be in a position on Saturday evening and Sunday when they are playing each other that we have our part of the job done. Read More

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