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Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions became flustered under questioning from Democratic Sen. Harris tried to interrupt, but Sessions snapped that he needed to be able to qualify his response. "I do want you to be honest", Harris said. HARRIS: I'm asking about the DOJ policy you referred to. "Well if you'll let me qualify it", he loudly protested, "if I don't qualify it, you'll accuse me of lying". Read More »

AG Sessions Dismisses Collusion Allegations with Russian Federation as a 'Detestable Lie'

Sessions will likely be asked whether he played a role in Trump's surprise decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last month - a move that caused Trump's critics to charge that he was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. "Since you discussed his removal, why wouldn't you discuss the reasons?" Richard Burr, committee chairman to Sessions before his opening testimony. Then, perhaps unintentionally, Sessions referred to a possible third meeting between himself and the Russian ... Read More »

Jury breaks with no verdict in officer's trial

After he shot Castile, Yanez is heard on squad auto video telling a supervisor variously that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, then that he told Castile to get his hand off it. Yanez said that Castile reached for a gun when he told him not to and the prosecutor claims there was not a gun in sight. Officers then removed Castile from the auto and attempted to revive him. Read More »

Kim Kardashian is Launching Her Own KKW Beauty Line

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So far, the only thing Kim has posted about the line is three videos to the new KKW Instagram account, each looping the same "06.21.17" date over and over again, so it's anyone's guess as to what the line will include. Kim collaborated with Kylie on makeup, but it looks like she's now chose to break out on her own . Most recently, she also collaborated with younger sister Kylie Jenner on four shades of nude liquid lipstick, which looked like (but were not actually) bacon. Read More »

Donald Trump Finally Breaks His Silence On James Comey's Testimony

Mr Tump wanted him to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and to disclose that the president himself was not under investigation, Mr Comey said . You fired him to stop him. Trump flatly denied Comey's testimony that the president asked him to let go of an investigation into Flynn - "I didn't say that" - and denied the former director's claim that Trump asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty. Read More »

Schiff: The White House Is 'Afraid' of Mueller

Sanders said the president was encouraged by reports surrounding Senate testimony from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating. Read More »

Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

He told Judge Steven O'Neill that he had decided not to testify after speaking with his lawyers. He said Cosby may be flawed, but he's not a criminal. Then-President Barack Obama in late December ordered sanctions on Russian spy agencies, closed two Russian compounds and expelled 35 diplomats the USA said were really spies. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

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The Gal Gadot superhero film has quickly earned more than USD205 million domestically in two weeks. Tom Cruise's film failed to beat the first-weekend box office collection of DC's fourth installment " Wonder Woman ". As it turned out, the movie earned an estimated $32.2 million, underperforming against its own lowered expectations. The movie fared far better overseas with a winning $141.8-M from 63 markets, Mr. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' has biggest opening ever for a female director

Wonder Woman had a $ 103 million opening in the US and has since made $12 million more, bringing its domestic total to $115 million. Wonder Woman possesses typical feminine emotional qualities like empathy, but she also flips tanks and liberates villages that whole armies of World War One soliders couldn't save. Read More »

'Boys can be Wonder Woman too'

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Fortunately, Wonder Woman not only surpasses it, it knocks it out of the park with super strength. One of the bright spots here, however, was the arguably underutilized Doctor Poison, played by Elena Anaya; she seems to be being used and emotionally manipulated for evil making her somewhat sympathetic, and apparently, she could return for the film's sequel . Read More »

Jurors in Cosby's sex-assault trial start deliberations

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. He says what they did was consensual. She filed a police complaint in January 2005 after moving back home to the Toronto area, and then sued Cosby in March 2005 when the local prosecutor decided not to charge him. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Testimony To Be Public

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , responding to Trump's statement last week that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate. "Nonetheless, I'm not wild about the fact that he had these memos leaked, leaked specifically with the intent of prompting the appointment of a special counsel". Read More »

Russian official mocks James Comey testimony

Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign. Read More »

Actress and partner of Keith Richards Anita Pallenberg dies at 73

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No cause of death has been released. Fellow Stones-adjacent singer Marianne Faithfull credited Pallenberg with transforming the band from well-liked rockers into cultural heroes, writing in her 1994 biography , "She nearly single-handedly engineered a cultural revolution in London by bringing together the Stones and the jeunesse dorée..." Anita dated Rolling Stones band member Keith Richards from 1967 until 1980 and share two kids together - Marlon and Angela - but were never ... Read More »

Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

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However, Sessions could invoke executive privilege during his testimony depending on "the scope of the questions", the White House suggested on Monday. Rhode argued that Sessions' recusal should have extended to Comey's firing. "What are they?" Wyden asked. "I can tell you that for absolute certainty". Read More »

Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

But he denied meeting Kislyak a third time , at an April 27, 2016 reception for Trump at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington . "There are none! I can tell you that for absolute certainty", Sessions shouted. "There's nobody up here, Republican or Democrat, thinks the President no matter what he's said would ever agree to come up and testify under oath", said Leahy. Read More »

Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story

When she woke up, she said, he put lotion on her hand and forced her to touch his genitals. She also said she wanted to stop Cosby but could not. Cosby led her to a couch, where she passed out, she said. "I could see two of him", and recalled that her "mouth was cottony". But Pulliam is not the first " Cosby Show" cast member to show support for the now tarnished star. Read More »

Cosby's fate sits with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

McMonagle cited gifts and phone calls between Cosby and Constand to show she was more than a college sports staffer trying to placate a powerful Temple University trustee. "What's she going to say tomorrow?" he said. "I felt really humiliated and I was really confused", she said through tears. Cosby lowered and shook his head in the courtroom as she spoke. Read More »

The Tony Awards Part 4: All Things Dear Evan Hansen

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U.S. talk show host Stephen Colbert also mocked Trump by suggesting his tenure as president "could close early". The show's biggest competition was 'Hello, Dolly!' , which was the rightful victor of Best Revival Of A Musical - despite leading actress Bette Midler (incidentally the victor of Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role) insisting in her acceptance speech that the musical never really died in the first place. Read More »

Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

Constand says Cosby drugged and molested her as she lay helpless on his couch at his nearby home. Constand testified last week that she made the calls because of her job at Temple, where Cosby was a trustee and a famous alumnus, and Steele noted the calls stopped as soon as she left the school. Read More »

Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

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Victory for England on Tuesday would see them into the semi-finals of a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide teams. Corey Anderson was New Zealand's best with the ball with three wickets for 55. "If we're going to be contenders, we need to beat the best and Australia are one of the best", said Morgan. Kohli knows momentum can change quickly in one-day competitions, especially against a desperate Sri Lanka team looking to bounce back from defeat by ... Read More »

'Mayhem' in British election complicates Brexit

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Brexit , along with spending cuts and paying for pensions, pitted the generations against one another. But Mr Corbyn was not impressed with this arrangement and thought it lacked credibility. In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable - and the most unnecessary. Read More »