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Bad Hombre Crackdown: Sessions Ramps War on Drug Traffickers

The memo said prosecutors can allow exceptions to the order if they document their reasoning and gain approval from supervisors. But Holder said Friday that since he gave prosecutors more discretion four years ago, the number of cases carrying mandatory minimum sentences have dropped and the prosecution of high-level drug offenders had increased ─ without impacting the rates at which people cooperated with authorities or pleaded guilty. Read More

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Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Drake and the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each. Accepting the night's biggest award, Top Artist, Drake brought up a huge entourage that include Lil Wayne, Nick. This English songbird will successfully defend her title against against Beyonce , Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers , Drake , Ariana Grande , Shawn Mendes, Rihanna , Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd . Read More

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Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Supreme Court overturned regulations the Legislature adopted in 2013 that would have closed all but nine abortion clinics in Texas. Disregarding constitutional concerns and exceptions for survivors of sexual assault, the Texas House tentatively passed a package anti-choice bill that would force health providers to bury or cremate fetal tissue following an abortion and bar the safest type of second trimester abortion . Read More

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Relive the Most-Talked About Moments From the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Relive the Most-Talked About Moments From the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Fast forward four years and Cyrus is reinventing herself yet again. Noah, who identified Miley as her favorite singer, introduced her big sis on stage, "for the first time in years with trousers on". I don't know. I just see her as my sister and the person I've loved since I was a baby. "Whatever makes her happy is what I want". "When [Perry] came out with I Kissed a Girl, I was doing the Hannah Montana movie, and I heard her on the radio", explains Cyrus. Read More

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Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

Pippa Middleton marries as royals look on

There's no debating it: Prince George was the absolute cutest at Pippa Middleton's wedding - numerous photos show him partying like it's 1999. However, this morning the royal was pictured on the front page of The Sun driving his actress girlfriend to the Middletons' Berkshire estate, where the wedding reception was held, after picking her up from London on Saturday evening. Read More

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Goods and Service Tax (GST) to affect Tamil films?

Bindi, vermilion, glass bangles, handlooms, hearing aids and handmade musical instruments have also been exempt under GST. This came after the GST Council fixed the tax rate on handsets at 12%, which meant most locally made phones would become costlier and come at par with those imported, taking away local manufacturing advantage and threatening millions of dollars of investments made under the Make in India push by several manufacturers. Read More

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With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

But that wasn't the end to the raucousness. David Ehrlich, a senior film critic at Indiewire , tweeted that there had been "huge boos" at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumiere. Okja premieres globally on Netflix and will also hit theaters in Los Angeles and NY on June 28. Swinton called the hubbub in Cannes over Netflix the start of "an enormous and really interesting conversation" and declared "there's room for everybody" in Cannes. Read More

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Resident Evil movie series reboot is already in the works

Resident Evil movie series reboot is already in the works

Variety reports that the iconic horror-action film franchise, inspired by the video game series of the same name, is being rebooted with a plan for at least six films. Based on Capcom's wildly popular video game series, the first adaptation came in 2002 under the direction of Paul W.S. Anderson. Martin Moszkowicz, chairman of the board at Constantin Film, confirmed to Variety at the Cannes Film Festival that a Resident Evil reboot is in development at the German production company ... Read More

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New Twin Peaks Series Premiering on Showtime

New Twin Peaks Series Premiering on Showtime

When Twin Peaks returned to our screens at 2am this morning on Sky Atlantic after a 25-year hiatus, it ended the longest cliffhanger in entertainment history. I can not think of a more intuitive response to the news that viewers are being tempted once more by those lovely Douglas firs, slices of cherry pie, strong cups of coffee and whatever twisted presence lurks in the Black Lodge. Read More

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'Alien: Covenant Lands $4.2M In Previews - Box Office Friday AM

The movie is Passengers ( minus the love/murder story ) until it turns into an Alien movie. It's directed by Ridley Scott. Two-thirds of Prometheus's box-office returns came from overseas. 2 ". Is Alien: Covenant the final installment in the Alien prequels? No. How will " Alien " and " Prometheus " fans react to the film? We get a new wimpy kid , a new bully older brother, and new parents. Read More

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North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' - Seoul

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' - Seoul

The U.N. Security Council first imposed sanctions on North Korea in 2006 and has strengthened the measures in response to the country's five nuclear tests and two long-range rocket launches. mainland. "This is serious. These threats are not welcome", Haley said ahead of the meeting. A spokesman for the Italian mission to the United Nations, which chairs the U.N. Read More

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Pippa Middleton's wedding was a lovely 'gun show'

REX Shutterstock. After turning heads at her sister Kate's wedding to Prince William, Ms Pippa Middleton graduated from bridesmaid to bride yesterday at a star-studded wedding in an English country church. WATCH: Pippa Middleton And James Matthews Are Married! That sparked completely unfounded rumors that she was dating Prince Harry . While the general consensus is that the two of them are going to be engaged very soon, they are not engaged yet, which made it something of a mystery ... Read More

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Cheryl changes her surname back to Tweedy

Cheryl changes her surname back to Tweedy

Gushing of the exciting new chapter in his life, Liam admitted on Nick Grimshaw's BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show last week that becoming a father was by far the craziest thing that had happened to him so far. "He was like, "I'm not telling you, you'll have to wait and see". Although she may have legally reverted to Tweedy after her several different professional incarnations during the course of her pop and television career, Cheryl will reportedly continue to use her mononym in her ... Read More

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Trump presents Saudis with massive arms package

Trump presents Saudis with massive arms package

Mostly, however, Trump's sudden embrace of a regime he once excoriated reflects the success of an assiduous Saudi lobbying campaign. Trump was at the Ritz Carlton in Riyadh to participate in meetings with the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Amir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Read More

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American climber dies, Indian missing on Mount Everest

American climber dies, Indian missing on Mount Everest

The area in which he died is called "death zone" and is known for thin air. "He has been out of reach since yesterday". Ravi Kumar from Moradabad went missing on Saturday, Thupten Sherpa of Kathmandu-based Arun Treks said. At 8,400 mts it is considered to be the highest peak in the world. Mountaineering is a major revenue-earner for the impoverished Himalayan nation but tragedies cancelled two consecutive years of climbing at Everest. Read More

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Charlie Hunnam was offered a cameo in Game Of Thrones

Speaking at the movie's premiere in London, Beckham, who was tutored by a coach for his role, said acting is not a new career path for him. He said: "It was lovely (working with Beckham), he did an wonderful job". Warner Bros. upcoming King Arthur: Legend of the Sword directed by Guy Ritchie is headed into its opening weekend. "Where do you want me?" It features Jude Law, which should have been a draw, but lead actor Charlie Hunnam was more of a risk, and David Beckham's cameo has not ... Read More

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Pippa Middleton ties the knot with James Matthews

Father and daughter had a quiet moment together before entering the church, and church bells rang out as the couple emerged after saying their vows. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, stands with pageboys and bridesmaids in the doorway of St Mark's Church as her sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews in Englefield May 20, 2017. Read More

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Netflix's 'Okja' Booed at Press Screening in Cannes

Netflix's 'Okja' Booed at Press Screening in Cannes

Film was film, and TV was TV, but the internet has thrown those distinctions into disarray, and much of that has been for the better. "The size (of the screen) should not be smaller than the chair on which you're sitting on". 'I think it's truly a blessing when any art gets to reach one person, let alone hundreds of thousands upon millions of people, ' he said. The controversy deepened Wednesday when competition-jury president Pedro Almodóvar criticized Netflix , saying the screen for ... Read More

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'The Rock', Tom Hanks jokingly announce 2020 presidential ticket on 'SNL'

'The Rock', Tom Hanks jokingly announce 2020 presidential ticket on 'SNL'

Guest star Alec Baldwin, fresh from playing President Donald Trump in the cold open sketch, presented The Rock with the "Five Timers Club" jacket, and declared he wanted to be selected for a cabinet position in this White House dream. And I feel like one of the qualities of a great leader is not shutting people out. " Dwayne I guess that sounds like you and me! ". With Baldwin gone, Johnson and Hanks basked in their surefire appeal. Read More

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Things to Know About the Chelsea Manning Release

Things to Know About the Chelsea Manning Release

The former intelligence analyst in Iraq acknowledged leaking the materials, saying she wanted to expose what she considered to be the us military's disregard of the effects of war on civilians. The next day, she announces she is transgender and requests to be known as Chelsea. Who knows how many lives he put in danger. Media crews wait outside US Army facility Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas. Read More

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Chris Cornell's Wife Issues Statement On Singer's Death

Chris Cornell's Wife Issues Statement On Singer's Death

It's still hard to write about anything Chris Cornell-related without fighting the urge to break down and cry, so how his friends managed to hold it together to perform some of his most iconic songs live this weekend is fkn beyond me. Cornell was a leader of the grunge movement with Seattle-based Soundgarden , with whom he gained critical and commercial acclaim. Pearl Jam paid tribute to Cornell posting a photo of the late singer and his dog on their Facebook page. Read More

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'Half Girlfriend' box office collection Day 1

According to the makers of Half Girlfriend, they have already recovered an amount of 30 crores through music, satellite, overseas and digital rights. "India biz", Taran Adarsh wrote. "But I can be your half girlfriend? ". With the collection of 10.63 crores on Saturday, the total collection of the movie after two days stands at 20.9 crores. Read More

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