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Brazil's leader, billionaire accuse each other of corruption

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A Brazilian meat tycoon who unleashed a political firestorm with claims of wrongdoing by President Michel Temer in connection with a wide-reaching corruption scandal has now accused the embattled leader of running "the country's most unsafe criminal organization". Read More »

Grenfell Tower death toll feared around 70

Investigators probing the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed at least 30 people and possibly dozens more, are looking at whether an exterior cladding recently installed during renovations on the West London residential building allowed the fire to leap to other floors. Read More »

Alex Jones Leaks Audio of Megyn Kelly Interview Before Sunday Broadcast

She wouldn't even put it in the promo pieces. Worldwide president Jeff Zucker defended booking Jones, telling reporters that he is a "newsworthy" subject because President Donald Trump "relies on him and his points of view". "What are they going to do, when I've got the tapes of what really happened?" Kelly has been criticized for her decision to interview Jones. Earlier this week , as family members of Sandy Hook victims were denouncing Kelly and advertisers began pulling out of ... Read More »

Last group tees off at US Open

As for if the U.S. Open should return to Erin Hills, Spieth gives that idea two thumbs up. Thomas admitted that as he walked up the 18th fairway Saturday afternoon, he wasn't aware that he was on the verge of history. "It could change in a heartbeat". It just was trying to take advantage of the opportunities I had and when it was a tougher hole or tougher pin, just come take my medicine or make a par. Read More »

United Kingdom govt rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

Residents want answers on why the fire spread so quickly, trapping numerous estimated 600 residents. John Cowley, managing director of CEP Architectural Facades, which fabricated the rainscreen panels and windows for Grenfell Tower's cladding sub-contractor Harley Facades Ltd, said: "Reynobond PE is not banned in the UK". Read More »

Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again

At the time of the alleged assault, Constand was the director of women's basketball at Temple University, where the actor sat on the board of trustees. NY lawyer Paul Callan, a former prosecutor, said he thinks it will be "exceptionally difficult" for the state to win a second trial against Cosby. "I have been greatly concerned for his health, I don't know if I can survive what he survived this week", he said. Read More »

Beyoncé has given birth to twins

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Former President Barack Obama appeared in a video to mark Jay Z's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony in NY on Thursday night and seemed to reveal the gender of the star's new babies as two girls, according to the Daily Mail . Read More »

Happy Father's Day: Many thanks to a wonderful dad

His children say they are blessed to have him as their father and his wife brags about him and says there are many good men, but you're the best. "When I was 14, my dad was driving me home and asked if I had thought about what I wanted to do with my life when I grew up". Read More »

Grenfell Tower residents condemn 'invisible' estate managers

Residential accommodation, such as tower blocks, was under the control of the local authority. The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to a sense of frustration and anger among residents and neighbours who demand answers for how the blaze spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's roughly 600 residents. Read More »

Chris Martin thanks Noel Gallagher despite One Love Manchester no-show

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Liam played the Oasis hit "Rock'n'Roll Star" and his solo single "Wall of Glass" before collaborating with Coldplay's Chris Martin for a rendition of "Live Forever". In the wee hours of Monday, Liam took to Twitter to apologize for Noel's absence, first gently and then, with a second Tweet , reigniting the brothers' long feud. Read More »

Beyoncé and Jay Z welcome twins, reports say

She posted a photo showcasing her lovely baby bump with the caption, " We would like to share our love and happiness ". Congratulations Beyonce and family! The couple already has one daughter, 5-year-old Blue Ivy . "Jay and I are also fools for our daughters", he said in a video tribute. The celeb baby news quickly soared as a trending topic on Twitter and broke the Guinness World Record for Most Liked Image in the social media site's history. Read More »

Beyonce and Jay Z welcome their twins!

After the internet exploded with rumuors that Bey had gone into labour on Wednesday, sources have confirmed the singer gave birth to her babies earlier this week, US Weekly reports . "Jay and I are also fools for our daughters, though he's gonna have me beat once those two twins show up ", Obama said . Barack and Michelle Obama have two daughters, Malia and Natasha. Read More »

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers lost the NBA Finals

It's a thing of beauty to watch him do his thing; to pass like no other player his size, marvel at his absurd athleticism, and watch him dominate a game like nobody since Jordan. "That's not us, though". "We just won the championship and I guarantee that wasn't on anyone's mind", Durant said. Who is beating them? One of the most cerebral, well-spoken players in the league, James stumbled for a second before admitting, "I need to sit down and figure this thing out". Read More »

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z 'welcomed twins earlier this week'

The singer has welcomed her two newborns with Jay Z this week, according to People . Rumor had it at the time that Beyoncé and husband Jay Z had rented out an entire floor of Lenox Hill Hospital in NY (later it was determined they had in fact just secured an "executive suite"). Read More »

No Filipino casualties in Japan ship collision, but several USA sailors dead

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The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, after the destroyer collided with a container ship off the Izu Peninsula June 17, 2017 . Naval Forces Japan said the focus right now is on the families. "The names of the Sailors will be released after all notifications are made", the statement said. Read More »

George and Amal Clooney welcome baby twins with handsome names

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George and Amal Clooney have reason to celebrate because they have just welcomed two new additions to their family! They were born on Tuesday morning, the actor's publicist Stan Rosenfield told the BBC. George and Amal Clooney have proudly announced the arrival of twins Ella and Alexander - and a top forensic artist has released images of what the children might look like. Read More »

Amal and George Clooney announce birth of twins

He said the babies were both "happy, healthy and doing fine", and joked: " George is sedated and should recover in a few days". "Ten years ago, he was the one saying he was never going to get married, never going to have children, never going to settle down". Read More »

Trump tweets his approval rating is higher than Obama's

In fact, the ex-President's approval rating was above 50 per cent in every poll released by the company from October 24 until he left office. The president also tweeted about a poll that gives him a 50% approval rating, adding that it is higher than his predecessor Barack Obama's. Read More »

Megyn Kelly Out As Sandy Hook Emcee

Hockley, whose 6-year-old son Dylan was killed at Sandy Hook , founded the organization with Mark Barden, who lost his 7-year-old son Daniel. "I felt zero attraction to Megyn Kelly ", he added. Jones himself has called for the interview to be canceled . President Trump appeared on Mr. Jones' show in 2015, telling him at the time that his reputation "is unbelievable". Read More »

Gianforte to plead guilty to assault, official says

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Jacobs, a reporter with the The Guardian , was in Montana covering the election and had been questioning Gianforte about the GOP health-care bill before Congress when the assault occurred. Granted, all of this was included in a civil settlement with the reporter , so it's hard to tell whether Gianforte's response was honest or just a legal strategy meant to head off a potential lawsuit. Read More »

Rep. Scalise upgraded from critical to serious condition after another surgery

At least six people including Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, were hospitalized. Republicans and Democrats joined in friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball game , all counting themselves as members of "Team Scalise" in honor of their grievously wounded colleague. Read More »

Dems win with Scalise on minds of players

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Scalise underwent a second surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg - his third procedure overall - and remained in critical condition but had shown improvement, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement on Thursday. When the members of the Republican team were announced, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation throughout the stadium. He said he hoped the game would help heal emotional wounds. Read More »

Cosby defence rests after calling one witness

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Bill Cosby did not assault Andrea Constand but instead is a victim of a crusade, lawyers for the entertainer argued Monday after calling a single witness and resting their case. Cosby's lawyers have attempted to discredit Constand's testimony by suggesting she has changed her story a number of times and by suggesting that she and Cosby had been carrying out a romantic affair. Read More »