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NATO chief: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support of alliance

The improving ties with Beijing were underscored when Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that he would not declare China a currency manipulator as he had pledged to do on his first day in office. "On Wednesday, Trump backed away from several other firm positions that he had held for months on the campaign trail". But according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , it's not that Trump has shifted his views ― it's that the world has shifted to Trump's views. Read More

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Suspect in triple killing says he hates whites

The guard died in hospital. Dyer has said Muhammad told police he hates white people and shouted "God is great!" in Arabic before the killings. The victims appeared to be random, Dyer said. The suspect, who was armed with a revolver, then dropped shell casings and reloaded his gun before he set off to Catholic Charities on North Fulton Street in Fresno, Dyer said. Read More

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Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

His plane touched down Tuesday at the US military's Atsugi base outside Tokyo. Pence's visit to Northeast Asia comes at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea's defiant efforts to ultimately develop a nuclear tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the USA mainland, and the Trump administration's determination to prevent that from happening. Read More

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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

The biggest shock came when the group was asked who created stink bombs as a child with most the cast incorrectly guessing that it was Rooker when it was in fact Saldana . Twitter users had some costume ideas, some playing off of earlier Stallone films. Apparently, Stallone will take on the role of Stakar Ogard, better known as the superhero Starhawk, who appeared in the 2008-2010 Guardians of the Galaxy comic books as a jacked , blue-suited guy who can see the future and the past. Read More

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The Fate of the Furious breaks global box office record

This is the first film that doesn't feature Paul Walker who died in a tragic auto accident while shooting for Furious 7 . However, the film is being called Fate Of the Furious outside India. Its nearest competitor was The Boss Baby, which took a further $15.5m (£12.4m) to land second place. "Beauty and the Beast" crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide this weekend. Read More

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Michael Keaton Might Play The Villain In Disney's Dumbo Reboot

Michael Keaton Might Play The Villain In Disney's Dumbo Reboot

Beetlejuice 2 looks no closer to becoming a reality, but at least Michael Keaton and Tim Burton look to be getting the chance to reunite once more. The Wrap is now reporting that Keaton is also in talks to join the live-action remake as the villain. Since the original movie was just over an hour long - and the original source material was a children's book literally dozens of pages long - it should come as no surprise to anyone that a bunch of new stuff is being added. Read More

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Richard Simmons hospitalized, rep gives update on his health

Richard Simmons was hospitalized this week with stomach problems, but is on his way to a full recovery, according to a report Tuesday. Get well soon, Richard Simmons . Simmons is also keeping busy with a new business deal that involves "merchandising, endorsements and licensing opportunities". In that role it would seem that he, more than anyone else, would benefit financially from Simmons coming out to help sell his products. Read More

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Montgomery gets 1st win, Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row

Montgomery gets 1st win, Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row

You heard words like "poised and "aggressive" to describe Montgomery's second big league outing, a start made all the easier by the Yankees five-run third inning keyed by a three-run Matt Holliday moon shot to left field". Castro bagged three hits and two runs on Monday, while Headley posted a run and an RBI. But Atlanta evened the score at 4-4 in the bottom half of the eighth on Freddie Freeman's solo homer off reliever Ryan Buchter. Read More

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North Korean official says will continue missile tests

United States vice president Mike Pence has warned North Korea the "era of strategic patience is over" as he visited the Korean Demilitarised Zone within 24 hours of Pyongyang's failed missile test . "I know the President is hopeful that China will use its influence here on the Korean Peninsula with North Korea to achieve that objective". The administration has accelerated the installation of the U.S. Read More

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child wins record nine prizes

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child wins record nine prizes

Cursed Child won Best New Play , Best Actor ( Jamie Parker ), Best Actor in a Supporting Role ( Anthony Boyle ), Best Actress in a Supporting Role ( Noma Dumezweni ) and Best Director (John Tiffany). "He sent flowers and a card encouraging me to enjoy the role", he said. In other categories, Billie Piper was named best actress for playing a woman whose desire for a baby leads to tragedy in " Yerma " at the tiny Young Vic. Read More

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Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

The Spurs' Manu Ginobili played the second half of Game 1 after getting a small cut under his left eye late in the first half. James tossed in 32 points in Game 1, Kyrie Irving had 23 and Kevin Love added 17. The timeout, which allowed Cleveland to set up its defense and its preferred matchup on George, advanced the ball to the frontcourt, where IN inbounded the ball to George near the halfcourt line. Read More

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Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are filming scenes for the upcoming A Star Is Born remake at Coachella and fans have a chance to be apart of it. " The scenes for these days will portray a Country Western music concert ". Coachella's country-music advisory confirms once and for all that Gaga will be a country crooner in the remake and Cooper will be her rocker mentor turned lover. Read More

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Stage version of 'Frozen' musical casts 2 Broadway veterans

Stage version of 'Frozen' musical casts 2 Broadway veterans

Joining the primary duo are Jelani Alladin as Kristoff , Greg Hildreth as Olaf , John Riddle as Hans , and Robert Creighton as the Duke of Weselton . Additional cast member are expected to be announced soon. It will officially open on Broadway in the spring of 2018! Frozen will play an out-of-town tryout August 17 through October 1 at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Read More

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BJP's Odisha love: Amit Shah to visit again in June, August

He also called on the BJP leaders to maintain caution while making statements and to not get carried away by emotions and make untoward remarks. Nobody should be exploited. He reportedly said that the new body will help not just the backwards among Hindus but also among other communities including Muslims. The Prime Minister, who was accorded with a grand welcome, will address the national executive meet later in the day during which he is expected to sound the bugle for the electoral ... Read More

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Doctor disputes prescribing opioids for Prince

The search warrants, which were unsealed today and date back to last spring and summer, were carried out by police after Prince's death nearly a year ago on April 21, 2016. The official said the case has taken investigators to IL and California, as authorities have interviewed friends, family and any potential witnesses, including the flight crew and hospital staff that were present when Prince overdosed on a plane. Read More

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The Walking Dead season 8: Steven Ogg, Pollyanna McIntosh, Katelyn Nacon promoted

Sonequa Martin-Green, who played Sasha, died in the season finale. Ogg plays as Simon, Negan's right hand. Nacon is Enid, a teenage resident of Alexandria who has shown a connection to Carl. And with Maggie's baby on the way and courageous Sasha in the ground, Enid looks like a good bet for big sister/junior-leader-in-training material, rather than just Carl's crush, Judith's sometime nanny and Hilltop's healthy-meal maker. Read More

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Trump Son-In-Law Kushner Expresses Confidence In Iraqi Fight For Mosul

The Trump administration's failure to keep senior adviser Jared Kushner's trip to Iraq secret isn't standard practice for top USA officials visiting warzones. The prime minister later said Trump assured him the United States would "accelerate" its support of the Middle Eastern nation. Iraq was part of the Trump administration's original travel ban but was removed from the revised version after a request from the Pentagon and the State Department highlighting Iraq's key role in fighting ... Read More

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Angie's List Pulls Ads From O'Reilly Factor Following Sexual Harassment Accusations

All five of the women who relieved settlements worked at Fox News, which ranged from junior producers to on-air personalities and anchors dating back to 2002. O'Reilly says the suits were shakedowns and settling them a cost of doing business "in the arena". In recent days, suits have been filed accusing a former Fox comptroller of racist behavior and former Fox News chief Roger Ailes of sexually harassing a current Fox News contributor. Read More

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Bannon, Kushner meet to smooth tensions

Rumors have circulated that Trump is planning to dismiss his chief of staff Rance Preibus, and his key adviser Steve Bannon, in favor of former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn. Axios on Friday reported Trump was mulling replacements for Priebus , including incumbent House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.). The president ordered air strikes against Syrian targets that drew praise in many parts of the world and staged an error-free summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping. Read More

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Blake Lively gave birth to sound of Let's Get It On

Blake Lively gave birth to sound of Let's Get It On

I think I just caught her right in the middle of a contraction'. Lively revealed that when the baby was being delivered, her husband made a decision to play the Marvin Gaye song to "set the mood". About the kiss, she said, "My first kiss was in a movie". Yes, Reynolds played " Let's Get It On ", and she will laugh (now) at the memory. "My doctor was laughing so hard that I thought she was gonna drop our baby". Read More

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High near 82 today in Charleston

High near 82 today in Charleston

Wednesday's high will reach a warm 78. Keep checking NBC 6's First Alert Doppler 6000 for storms in your area. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. East wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. At night, partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Read More

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Painkiller Prescribed For Prince In Another Name

It's been almost a year since Prince died from an accidental overdose at the Paisley Park estate, after being found unresponsive in one of the elevators. Johnson declined to talk to the AP. The doctor who prescribed the medication used Johnson's name for privacy reasons. According to a now-unsealed affidavit, one of Prince's doctors prescribed him oxycodone under a friend's name due to privacy concerns. Read More

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Fox News will investigate Bill O'Reilly harassment claims, lawyer says

This follows Bloom and Walsh calling the network's corporate hotline on Friday to complain about O'Reilly, which they also taped and put on YouTube . Wendy Walsh and me speaking out, to advertisers fleeing". Fox News has not commented on a possible probe. So far, Fox News has made it clear that they have no real interest in punishing O'Reilly for his criminal activity. Read More

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