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Kevin Spacey to lead Tonys Awards with gentle humor

The musical Dear Evan Hansen dominated the ceremony with six wins, including beating Groundhog Day for best musical . "Hiscock speaks of getting goosebumps during some of the musical numbers". Then Spacey, returning to the stage as House Of Cards character Frank Underwood , told his on-screen wife Robin Wright that they should go. Couldn't find a single Amazon joke? It would have been better than the long sequence where Chazz Palminteri brought snacks. Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

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The almost half-a-billion dollar jackpot is the seventh largest in Powerball history, and reportedly the tenth largest in US lottery history. The numbers drawn were 32, 26, 20, 38 and 58. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City. Before the drawing Saturday night the jackpot was estimated at $435 million (£341million). Read More »

Texas Rangers cap sweep of Washington Nationals

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He trailed just Martinez, who leads all pitchers to 2,000 K's in least innings pitched, and Randy Johnson who reached 2,000 strikeouts in the least number of games (and is second to Martinez in number of innings pitched). Texas is 20-30 against the AL. "It's insane I'm even mentioned, I'm even among those guys", Scherzer said. "I'm growing up watching those guys". Banister did not commit to a return date. Read More »

Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title

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They powered through the Blues in the Stanley Cup Second Round. But it's his defence that has really stood out. Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are a win from becoming the NHL's first team to win consecutive Stanley Cup titles in almost two decades. Read More »

Heat wave possible early next week, prompting air quality warning from DEEP

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Temperatures on Sunday and Tuesday are expected to be in the low 90s, according to Gary Lessor, meteorologist with the Weather Center at Western Connecticut State University. Thursday we barely hit 70 degrees. Friday will see a 50 percent chance of continuing showers and a high of 77 and a low of 65. Sail Boston starts on Saturday and it's Father's Day on Sunday. Read More »

Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

Louisiana state senators refused to accept a pared-down version of a $28 billion-plus state operating budget that House Republican leaders proposed, as negotiations sputtered over a compromise on next year's spending plan with Thursday's end of the legislative session nearing. Read More »

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

So how did it happen? That's right. Trump sent out the mysterious tweet shortly after midnight on Wednesday (May 31st), writing the freaky word in the context of the sentence: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". The company couldn't even find the words to describe such a term. "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe ", the former first lady tweeted on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

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Molly Freiburg, 33, of Philadelphia, was one of the counter-protesters but not part of the larger group clad in black. Authorities say three people were arrested for obstructing law enforcement. The Minnesota State Patrol separated the groups and appeared to make at least one arrest. Standing on the opposite side of the street from the demonstration in New York City, teacher Marjorie Stamberg, said "Two people were murdered in Portland a few weeks ago, by their people". Read More »

Cosby jury hears his admission that he used to get Quaaludes

Prosecutors plan to close their case Friday afternoon after five days of testimony. "I apologised to this woman". Prosecutors have suggested he could have. Valliere said. In the deposition, he recounted a telephone conversation he had with Constand's mother and the 79-year-old told detectives about apologizing to her. Read More »

Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

Prof Wright said there were other damaging details in Mr Comey's testimony , including that Mr Comey did not document his conversations with former President Barack Obama but "felt compelled" to do so after his first conversation with Mr Trump. Read More »

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

But he chided the three - and others connected to the scandal, including the late coach Joe Paterno - for what he said was an inexcusable failure. They also allegedly planned to inform him that his "guests" - children Sandusky brought on campus - would no longer be allowed to use Penn State facilities. Read More »

Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users

Fifty-nine percent say the president's use of Twitter is a bad thing, and even a majority of voters say Trump's tweets hurt US national security. Across the administration, a sense of mayhem prevails as Trump's staff find themselves unable to plan and are constantly playing defense because of uncertainty over what the president may next say on Twitter or elsewhere, with his positions constantly shifting, one former administration official said. Read More »

Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

The White House said Army Reserve Major General Rick Waddell provided updates. Speaking in Milwaukee, Vice President Mike Pence offered his condolences. A USA source confirming the incident although details are scarce. The US Defense Department did not immediately confirm the attack by the Afghan soldier, but confirmed the deaths of the three American troops. Read More »

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about them if he didn't. "When asked whether he believes Comey committed a crime, the Republican senator said it "appears to have been inappropriate" but said he doesn't know whether it was a crime". Read More »

Chilling footage shows rescue of kidnapped rape victim

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Disturbing video footage shows officers' discovery of Brown inside a dark metal storage container on Kohlhepp's property near Woodruff. The distressed woman replies: " Todd Kohlhepp shot Charlie Carver three times in the chest, wrapped him in a blue tarp, put him in the bucket of the tractor, locked me down here". Read More »

Kathy Griffin: Trump family is trying to ruin me

Bloom said the comedian was contacted by the U.S. Secret Service and said she has retained a criminal lawyer. When reporters questioned Griffin about how Barron Trump may have felt about seeing this, Griffin replied, "I would not say I'm appropriate for children, across the board". Read More »

Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named

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The Metropolitan Police opened a casualty bureau for those anxious about the whereabouts of people they know. Police arrive on the scene of the London Bridge attack on Saturday before shooting dead the three attackers . "We in this country have faced a terrorist threat throughout my life - it changed and morphed and we will change and adapt to what appears to be a new reality for us", she said. Read More »

Stricker set to tee off with Mickelson at US Open

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That would apply only to first alternates from each of 12 sectional qualifying sites , or no more than one alternate from each section if the first alternate is not there. Mickelson initially said he would skip the tournament due to it clashing with the high school graduation ceremony of his eldest daughter , which takes place in California on Thursday. Read More »

Star Wars Releases New Teaser Image For Battlefront 2 Featuring Naboo Map

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The game is poised to feature all three eras of the Star Wars narrative, taking place after Revenge of the Jedi and just before The Force Awakens . If you preorder the game, you'll be given access to four upgraded player classes , in addition to being able to play the game three days early: the Elite Officer, Heavy Metal, Armored Assault, and Master Specialist. Read More »

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

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The White House says Trump's visit to Poland next month will in part show his commitment to NATO's collective defense. But as the various investigations unfold and more and more people are brought to speak under oath, Trump's lies may not be enough to save him. Read More »

Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

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Giffords resigned her House seat in 2012 after surviving an assassination attempt at a grocery story in Tucson, Arizona. "Despite the danger, you say, 'Yes!'" "I thought of you in my darkest days". "It represents Gabby Giffords", Clinton said. More than 420 feet long, the USS Gabrielle Giffords is created to take on threats such as mines and submarines in the open ocean and close to shore. Read More »

Officer injured, suspect dead after shooting in Los Angeles

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The officers' patrol vehicle moved forward, hit the man and pinned him underneath. A suspect was dead at the scene. Police initially said a second suspect was detained but later clarified that only one suspect was involved in the incident. Fire department paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. They are now saying it's unclear if the officer was shot. A Los Angeles police spokeswoman said a report might be issued later this week. Read More »

British PM: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

That's not to say we shouldn't have close relationships with the USA. He added: "Look, it takes two to tango and I am not tangoing with this guy ". Politicians have urged Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw Trump's invitation over his criticism of Khan . Asked why the president had misquoted the mayor, she said, "I don't think that's actually true. Read More »

Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

They were shot dead at the scene by officers within eight minutes of police receiving the first emergency call. "And this happened in England , absolutely". Collina said she told her son, "At this point you should be ideal". "He had gone to live in an outside building in the garden and was happy because he said it was bigger and when he opened the door there were trees", she said. Read More »

No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

A grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday in U.S. District Court charging her with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defense information. That news outlet is widely believed to be The Intercept, which published a report Monday detailing an apparent NSA document that said Russian military intelligence attempted to hack a USA company that provides election software. Read More »