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House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

Details of the conversations, some of which have not been previously reported, add to an increasing understanding of the alarm inside the American government previous year about the Russian disruption campaign. Brennan said he had seen intelligence that "revealed contacts and interactions" between Russian officials and Americans "involved" in the Trump campaign. Read More

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Trump pledges to 'get to the bottom' of Manchester bomb leaks

US President Donald Trump arrives to meet NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. In one of the more touching moments, a crowd in Manchester then joined a woman singing the Oasis song "Don't Look Back in Anger". Queen Elizabeth II, meanwhile, visited Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to talk to some of the bombing victims, their families and the medical staff treating them. Read More

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UK School Confirms Student, 15, Killed In Manchester Blast

UK School Confirms Student, 15, Killed In Manchester Blast

The anxious mother said Olivia had attended the concert with her school friend who has turned up at a local hospital. He has had a stable night in hospital, according to his mother. "You don't know if she's dead or alive, and I don't know how people can do this to innocent children". Mrs Rees said she had been teaching Olivia every Tuesday afternoon for nearly two years and she could turn her voice to any genre of music. Read More

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Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere, replacing police, who can work on counter-terrorism duties. He did not give any details on the reasons why the father was arrested. "I haven't seen police come to his house". Abedi's family lived at more than one address in the city, including a property at Elsmore Road in the Fallowfield area that was raided by police. Read More

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Fox News Retracts Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory

Fox News Retracts Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory

His family and Metropolitan D.C. police have said his death was the result of a botched robbery. Yesterday, Fox News retracted an online story that reported that Rich leaked DNC emails. Hannity told HuffPost he received no pressure from Fox News brass or Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of parent company 21st Century Fox, to back off the story. Read More

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Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman in court

The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office confirmed to ET on Wednesday that Mathers has pleaded no contest in the case and will have to perform 30 days of graffiti removal as well as serve 36 months probation. The posting was accompanied by a selfie of Mathers in a tank top with her hand over her mouth as if she's gasping in horror. Defense lawyer Dana Cole argued unsuccessfully that the charge should be dismissed because the woman in the photo can't easily be identified. Read More

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Carrie Fisher would have led next 'Star Wars' before her sudden death

Disney is marking the milestone at some of its stores with events including a Star Wars trivia game, defence training against stormtroopers and Millennium Falcon flight training. "The minute she finished, she grabbed me and said, 'I'd better be at the forefront of IX!'" Kennedy remembers. Rose and Finn will spend at least part of their adventure at a ritzy casino city named Canto Bight , which director Johnson describes as "a Star Wars Monte Carlo-type environment, a little James ... Read More

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Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?

Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?

The world is on high alert after Britain raised its terror threat level to the highest setting, critical, following the attack which left at least 22 people dead and more than 59 injured. "By raising the threat level, one would suspect maybe they have other information there are others out there", Evans said. "People are at their most vulnerable when they are either leaving or arriving at a venue", he said. Read More

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France says North Korea's new test demands swift United Nations action

Total visitor numbers were down 27.2 percent from a year ago to 1.07 million, KTO said, blaming a "huge decline in Chinese visitors due to China's ban on tours to South Korea". The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 310 miles and reached a height of 350 miles on Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. "He approved the deployment of this weapon system for action", said the report. Read More

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Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber

Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber

A shattered Ariana Grande has returned home to Florida after 22 people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted her concert at the UK's Manchester Arena. Abedi's elder brother Ismail is said to have been a tutor at Didsbury Mosque's Koran school. One of two missing teens who travelled to the concert from a remote Scottish island has been found seriously ill in hospital after a desperate search that lasted nearly 20 hours. Read More

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Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

Comey declined, instead offering "honesty". Among those interviewed was Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office. " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Only four years into his 10-year term, Mr Comey was leading the criminal investigation into whether Trump campaign advisers colluded with Russian operatives to influence the 2016 presidential election. Read More

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Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

It was the biggest return yet on United's world-record £89.3 million ($115.8 million, 103.2 million euros) investment in Pogba, who celebrated by pointing to the sky. "We are all very sad about the tragic events; we can not take out of our minds and our hearts the victims and their families", said Mourinho. Spain global Juan Mata expressed his delight at helping United land the only major trophy missing from the club's honours, but his thoughts were also primarily with those affected by ... Read More

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United Kingdom terror threat level raised to 'critical' following Manchester Arena atrocity

News of the arrests came as authorities in England continue to investigate what they're calling a network that was behind Monday night's bombing at a concert that had drawn girls and teenagers to Manchester . British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting on Wednesday of her emergency security cabinet group to talk about intelligence reports on Abedi and concerns he might have ... Read More

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UK says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

Eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussis is so far the youngest named victim. May on Tuesday placed the country on its highest level of terror alert - "critical" - meaning a new attack is believed to be imminent. The plan for the troop deployment, which has never before been used and is codenamed Operation Temperer, was first revealed after the November 2015 Paris terror attacks and is believed to allow up to 5,000 troops to be deployed. Read More

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Watch the "Wonder" trailer, starring Julia Roberts

Browne. Based on the best-selling novel by RJ Palacio. The first trailer dropped Thursday (May 24) and it'll tug at your heartstrings and make you want to hug that outsider kid from your childhood who everyone thought was weird. Based on the New York Times bestseller, the film tells the story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who attends a mainstream school for the first time at age 10. Read More

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This year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

This year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

Tilda Swinton film Okja , and The Meyerowitz Stories - starring British actress Emma Thompson and Ben Stiller - are the first Netflix films to be shown at Cannes which are up for the main prize. "We will have the film in theaters in select locations, as well as a qualifying run in London". Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay, who was last at the festival in 2011 with her adaptation of Lionel Shriver's We Need To Talk About Kevin , will present You Were Never Really Here - which was ... Read More

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Man sues his date for texting during film

Man sues his date for texting during film

Still angry a couple of days later, Vezmar messaged the 35-year-old woman asking her to pay him back the $17.31 (€15.56) he had spent on her during the date. Cruz refused, on the basis that the man "took me out on a date". "This is like one of my biggest pet peeves". With money in hand, Cruz told Vezmar, "The date just didn't work out". Read More

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If Bond movies were Australian - Roger Moore memorialised Down Under

He is survived by his three children - Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian - and his wife Kristina. The post read, "With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the very bad news that our father, Sir Roger Moore , passed away today". In Moore's second Bond feature , " The Man with the Golden Gun " (1974), director Guy Hamilton "wanted to toughen up my Bond a little", Moore wrote, partly by having him threaten to break the arm of the villain's girlfriend, played by Maud Adams. Read More

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The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

During a plenum session marking the passage of 50 years since the Six Day War and the reunification of the city's western and eastern halves, Netanyahu pointed to the USA president's visit to the Western Wall as having "destroyed UNESCO's propaganda and lies", referring to a series of resolutions by the United Nations cultural body that ignored Jewish ties to the city and Israeli sovereignty. Read More

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Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

That Boston also holds the No. 1 pick-and the potential to draft Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball-complicates the premise. A 111-108 victory for the Celtics has them back in the series, trailing 2-1. After James made it to the interview room, his mood was still stanky. An eighth is probably a safe bet next season. You just have a choice to make, and it has to be a fearless approach. Read More

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