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Elephant family rescues calf from drowning in pool

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As seen in the CCTV footage, the calf is playing in the water next to one of the adult elephants. If ever there was an ultimate team work, this is surely it! Zoo officials believe Shanti's pregnancy is on schedule and advancing normally. Last month the zoo's expanded elephant habitat opened, doubling the elephant complex. The new bull barn and expanded yard gives more room for this growing herd. Read More »

Injured jockey Frankie Dettori out of Royal Ascot

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Trainer David Simcock sendes out Lockinge runner-up Lightning Spear , while Aidan O'Brien will tighten the girth on both group 2 victor Cougar Mountain and last year's Belmont Derby (GI) hero Deauville . He stumbled and met trouble in running in the Guineas behind Churchill so Richard Hannon is not the only one who believes it is not beyond the realms that he can close the gap. Read More »

Hollywood star, George Clooney, is a first-time father at 56

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Amal continued her legal work while pregnant, appearing at the United Nations to push for a probe into ISIS' crimes in Iraq. The actor and his wife welcomed their daughter, Ella , and son, Alexander , on June 6. "Before, I did not care, I would even say that there was a pretty exciting side to going where no reporter had ever been. We ourselves don't know yet and don't want to know", he said . Read More »

To Wahlberg, Michael Bay Is Key To His Future With Transformers

Believe it or not, I think we are the only 3D movie being shot native this year." said Michael Bay about his last opus, " Transformers: "The Last Knight " that will be released on June 21, 2017 in the US. For now, I'm looking forward to the mythology that Bay mentioned. Speaking to Collider, Mark explained: "I am contracted for more but look, I signed on to make these movies with Michael". Read More »

Netflix tests choose-your-own-adventure TV shows for kids

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In this story, Puss becomes trapped in a book of fairy tales. Should he venture into the world of Sinbad, or Snow White? Should Goldilocks' bears be friendly, or grumpy? For now it's only on iOS devices and smart TVs, so go borrow an iPhone or iPad from a friend, stat. Read More »

WWE RAW: Braun Strowman stuns Roman Reigns

It is likely that this angle could put the pieces in play for the eventual Angle-HHH match, possibly by setting the stage for Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon to return to her post. It would seem these two superstars are headed for their first of several meetings one-on-one at the PPV. The match got disqualified after Emma ran down to the ring and put her hands on Nia. Read More »

What to know — Georgia's special election

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Trump initially got involved in the special election by recording a robocall that went out to voters in that district. That trend only appears to be accelerating. House Democrats' campaign arm sent a team to Georgia to organize the sixth congressional district months ahead of the special election there. Both showings were improvements on Clinton's own margins in the districts. Read More »

Brexit negotiating meeting: citizens rights & European Union bill among issues

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He added: "The United Kingdom has made a decision to leave the European Union , it is not the other way around". "If that divergence starts to happen because regulatory-wise, Europe doesn't recognise the UK, Europe doesn't recognise the UK, then potentially we end up with a more costly production process that starts to hit our efficiency", he added. Read More »

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Melissa Gomez, a nationally known trial consultant, said it's likely the jury was polarized on each end of the spectrum, and that both the defense and prosecution can learn a great deal about what happened based on the questions the jury asked during the six-day deliberation. Read More »

Prince Harry pays tribute to London attack victims

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He touched on the global terrorism threat, saying that it was important to focus on "positive" events like the Invictus Games when we live in such "challenging times". Britain's Prince Harrry out with a crew during a sailing demonstration in Sydney Harbour. "And the spectacle of sport combined with stories of recovery against the odds would inspire everyone who saw it", Harry said of the Games and its participants. Read More »

Ed Sheeran joins James Corden for a 'Carpool Karaoke'

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A year later, Sheeran fans were blessed with Divide , which he referred to as "the best thing I have made thus far". But as New York Times music critic Jon Caramanica put it , "The greatest trick Ed Sheeran ever pulled was convincing the world he's an underdog". Read More »

Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial

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Constand got "aggressive" and "rude" with him on the phone like a concerned mother, she said, because she thought Cosby was "manipulating" the truth. She said she also feared what Cosby might do. Sewell said Johnson, who worked for a talent agency representing Cosby, had told her largely the same story she recounted to jurors on Monday. Ms Agrusa also spent a painstaking hour going over Ms Constand's phone records, hoping to show she changed her mind about the date she says Cosby assaulted ... Read More »

White: McGregor Would Pay Steep Penalty for Fouling Mayweather

The world will be watching when these two step into the boxing ring in Las Vegas in a fight that could change combat sports forever, for better or worse. "As we've already seen this evening, Mayweather vs. McGregor has generated buzz that reaches far beyond that of the considerable boxing and MMA audience". Read More »

PM Nawaz, Russian President Putin meet in Kazakhstan

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PM Modi also asserted the need for smooth connectivity in the region and suggested an enhancement to better support the trades and investments. Issues related to cooperation in fight against worldwide terrorism, security and situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan were on the agenda the SCO summit . Read More »

Adele shares cup of tea with London firefighters after Grenfell Tower blaze

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Authorities said the death toll is expected to rise. An emotional Prince William described the tragedy as "one of the most bad things (he's) ever seen". But the Conservative leader of the local council, Nick Paget-Brown, said he and others had been working hard. Adele made an appearance at the vigil being held to support victims and survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Sherlock team Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat to adapt Dracula for TV

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This will be the first time that Gatiss and Moffat will be teaming up since the last episode of Sherlock aired in the United Kingdom in January, and they haven't yet started work on scripts, as each of them are now working on solo projects, but they have already been in talks with the BBC, the network with whom they worked on Sherlock , about United Kingdom broadcasting rights. Read More »

Foo Fighters Detail New Album 'Concrete And Gold'

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Tickets also can be purchased by calling 1-866-7-CTR. Rupp is the only now scheduled Kentucky date on the Concrete and Gold U.S. Tour 2017. The Capital One presale starts 9 a.m. "It blew my mind", Grohl said. "I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever", Grohl continues. Foo Fighters previously previewed the album with the roaring lead single, " Run ", along with an incredible video self-directed by Grohl. Read More »

Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones

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The makeover is part of the toy company's plan to make its dolls more diverse and appeal to today's kids. Barbie's companion Ken has undergone a wide-ranging makeover with the United Kingdom launch of varying body sizes, skin tones and hairstyles including a man bun and corn rows. Read More »

London fire: Anger as Grenfell death toll rises to 58

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The public is also demanding answers about how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that the recently-renovated building's exterior paneling fueled the flames. On Saturday, police confirmed 58 people were missing, presumed dead, following the blaze after police revealed some of the victims "may never be identified". Read More »

No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

They were chosen in Pittsburgh and bused 300 miles to suburban Philadelphia, where they are sequestered until the trial's end. The jury began deliberations late on Monday, and the sessions have stretched past 9pm on that day and Tuesday, for a total of 18 hours. Read More »

Phillip Schofield's secret 'love child' revealed on This Morning

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Nicknamed the Silver Fox, baby Noah's hair has caused a stir after mum Clare sent a message to ITV's This Morning because of his likeness to host Phillip Schofield . Lynn told other couples in the same situation not to lose hope for their children as she explained: 'We were really sad when we found out because we didn't know anything about it'. Read More »

Janet Jackson Makes Rare Public Appearance as She Heads to Court

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Meanwhile, Al Mana slipped outside quickly after the proceedings. Janet Jackson looked to be in high spirits on Friday as she left a London courthouse amid her divorce from Wissam Al Mana . "She thought he had become too controlling during the pregnancy and she had already allowed him to dictate her appearance and even the way she performed at concerts", shared a source close to the couple. Read More »