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Korea tests new rocket engine: United States media

The officials said it is not yet clear if the activity indicates a sixth nuclear test is imminent, but noted there is concern that North Korea could set off a test during Wednesday's visit to Washington by top Chinese diplomats and military officials. Read More »

Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl passes away

After Kohl's speech, Gorbachev told German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher that, "it must be said directly that these ultimatums are being given to an independent and sovereign German state", calling the chancellor's statement "a political blunder". Read More »

Bill Cosby to Teach Young People About Sexual Assault Following Mistrial

The deposition revealed that Cosby said the contact was consensual because, "I think I'm a pretty decent reader of people and their emotions in these romantic sexual things, whatever you want to call them". The juror said she should have gone to Cosby's home only if she was "dressed properly and left the incense in the store", referring to a gift that she brought him when the two formed a friendship before the alleged assault. Read More »

Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee

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An estimated 2,000 people packed Wyoming High School, in Wyoming, Ohio , with more lining the streets, CNN reports . He died less than a week after returning from North Korea. The exact cause of Mr Warmbier's death remains unclear. His physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetative state. Read More »

Blac Chyna reportedly involved in auto accident

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Chyna was in her white Rolls-Royce in Studio City, CA around 2:30 AM Saturday morning when she got into the auto accident. LAPD officers detained the other driver and administered DUI tests. Chyna recently opened up about their relationship and explained why she is willing to work through their issues. "I'm in it for the long haul", The Keeping Up with the Kardashians guest star said in an interview with Cosmopolitan earlier this year. Read More »

'Batman' star Adam West dies at 88

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Actor Burt Ward has said he is "devastated" at the death of his former Batman co-star Adam West . For the next 50 years, West appeared as Batman or as himself in countless TV shows, including " The Simpsons " and " The Big Bang Theory ", as nostalgia merged into a retro-nerd-hipster sort of cool. Read More »

Bill Cosby trial ends in no verdict

The Hollywood icon remains free on bail pending the new trial. The entertainer had no visible reaction in court. "The others on the jury might have just been not persuaded beyond a reasonable doubt, although they were leaning in that direction, or there might've been members of the jury who were arguing in favor of acquitting", she said. Read More »

North Korea Tests New Missile Engine, Possibly for ICBM

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USA officials speaking anonymously to several news agencies said the latest engine test, on Thursday, could be one stage of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) engine that would be able to reach the US. Another US official was quoted as saying that increased activity was detected at North Korea's sole nuclear test site in recent days. "We should make every effort to strengthen our national defense with the nuclear capability as the backbone", it said. Read More »

Elections not so special for Democrats

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Seth Moulton , D-Mass. He was opposed to single-payer healthcare. Former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel on Tuesday defeated political newcomer Democrat Jon Ossoff , 52 percent to 48 percent. Ossoff made appeals to respect, civility, kindness, and decency that were directed at Trump. The Democrats' special-election losses this week showed that what they have in free-floating anti-Trump money and angst they lack in strategy, message and candidates. Read More »

Twitter is SUPER excited that Beyoncé had her babies

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Posting a photo of balloons he added: "They're here!#beyonce #twins #jayz #happybirthday". The gender of the babies have not being revealed, however, former President Barack Obama earlier in the week sparked speculation that the twins would be girls. Read More »

White House Says Trump Does Not Intend on Firing Mueller

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The resulting news reports built pressure on a top Justice Department official to appoint an independent prosecutor to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. In Washington , Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller now occupies the Alice role. Trump suggested that his threat of tapes may have intimidated Comey into being more honest in his recollection of events. Read More »

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

She was rescued when she was almost blind, but after several surgeries can see again, according to her handler Shirley Zindler . Martha's handler, Shirley Zindler , replied: " I'd gloat, but I need a nap ". Organizers say the contest has been held in Petaluma for more than 50 years and is in its 29th year at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. He came in second ahead of Chase, a 14-year-old Chinese crested-harke mix, who was third. Read More »

Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

Downgraded to a tropical depression, Cindy weakened as it crossed Louisiana toward Arkansas but a broad circulation around the system swept moist Gulf air over the South, fueling severe weather and pushing up coastal tides. Debris covers State Highway 87 after Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall earlier Thursday, June 22, 2017 on the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas. They say swimmers ignored double red flag warnings for risky conditions and high surf. Read More »

US 800m runner competes pregnant at nationals

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Have you read Trendiee Today? Though Montano finished seventh in her 800-meter heat, she ended the race with a smile, greeting her daughter Linnea, 2, who was wearing a "Strong Like Mom" T-shirt. Hello. Add your message here. "I represent so many different people". Montano seems to have more patience than I would, saying that she takes care of herself, and besides, "I'm not super-duper delicate", she said. Read More »

George Clooney sells tequila business for $1 billion

Starting with a shot tonight. A tequila company co-founded by George Clooney and two business partners in 2013 has been sold in a deal worth $1bn (£790m). In 2016 alone, the brand sold 120, ooo cases alone primarily in the USA, and is on track to reach over 170,000 cases by the end of 2017. When the partners ran into licensing requirements, they decided to make the brand public and it quickly became the fastest-growing ultra-premium tequila in the U.S., CNBC noted. Read More »

Another Lawmaker Says No to Trump's Healthcare Bill

It's similar to a House version that the agency said over time would result in 23 million people losing coverage. This is just a note about the Senate health care bill . Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., said the White House needed to "get this health care thing done one way or the other" so it could move forward. Read More »

Donald Trump's state visit to United Kingdom in doubt

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She also addressed the need to review counterterrorism strategies after attacks in Manchester and London and expressed the government's commitment to the Paris agreement on climate change. "We will do what is in the national interest and we will work with anyone in any party that is prepared to do the same". "On top of all this confusion there is the supposed deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, or DUP". Read More »

Win tickets to Spider-Man: Homecoming

Mahershala Ali (Luke Cage, Moonlight) has reportedly joined the voice cast of Phil Lord and Chris Miller's upcoming animated Spider-Man movie . Kevin Feige is stepping to clarify the current situation with Sony and the Marvel Cinematic Universe - a deal that only includes Spider-Man and his franchise, for now. Read More »

Daniel Day-Lewis Says He's Quitting Acting

According to Variety , the Oscar-winning actor released a statement through his spokesperson that announces he'll retire from acting after his next movie, Phantom Thread , is released in December. The film is set to be released on Christmas Day. His career has spanned four decades and seen him playing presidents ( Lincoln ) and gang ring leaders ( Gangs Of New York ) as well as the well-loved true story of Christy Brown, an Irishman born with cerebral palsy, who could control only his left ... Read More »

Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

But after Friday's attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chose to cancel permission for Palestinians from the West Bank of all ages to visit family members in Jerusalem and Israel , police said. Israel had eased restrictions on the entrance of Palestinians from the West Bank for Ramadan , including permitting daily family visits during Sundays through Thursdays. Read More »

Sheikh Hamdan caught up with Prince Charles at Royal Ascot

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South African transplant Smart Call made all the going along the stands side rail in the Duke of Cambridge and continued well but could not hold off a bold move by the French-trained victor, under Gregory Benoist . That was smashed after Heartache's comprehensive victory in the Queen Mary by syndicate boss Sam Hoskins and the vast majority of the 75 very happy members of his Hot To Trot Syndicate. Read More »

Bill Cosby to Teach Youth About Sexual Assault

Cosby to speak to young men and women about the judicial system". "We knew once they heard the truth it was going to be a mistrial or not guilty", Wyatt said. An alternate juror in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial has opened up about the two weeks in the courtroom, saying he's surprised the case ended in a mistrial . Read More »