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'Dunkirk' starts strong on first weekend

What other director could release a World War II film in the middle of the summer with no A-list leading actor and rake in over $50 million at the weekend box office ? "We're beyond thrilled with this exceptional achievement for Dunkirk ", shared Jeff Goldstein , head of distribution for film studio Warner Bros. Read More »

A frustrated Trump lashes out at Republicans

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In an article published by Think Progress titled: "Did Donald Trump's lawyer accidentally make a huge confession about the meeting with the Russian lawyer?", it refers to Jaw Sekulow's interview with ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos on July 16, where he fired back at the host of the show with his own question. Read More »

Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy

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The apex court fixed the matter for hearing on July 28 and directed Maharashtra's standing counsel Nishant Katneshwarkar to present the medical board's report before it in a sealed cover. The Supreme Court has issued a notice to centre on PIL seeking abortion for a 10-year-old rape survivor. The girl alleges she was raped several times in the past seven months by her uncle, who has been arrested. Read More »

Senate Faces Noon Deadline On School Funding

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A clause in the state budget lawmakers approved over Rauner's veto would prevent schools from receiving state funding without the new "evidence-based" formula in place. But it also requires the state to pay the employer portion of Chicago Public Schools' teacher pensions. However, the governor has declined to say how he would change the legislation if he gets it. Read More »

Suspect Dead After I-55 Carjacking, Pursuit, Standoff

Louis County. The man fired a gun at police during the chase, and Jefferson County deputies used two sets of spike strips to disable his vehicle as he drove southbound along Interstate 55, Marshak said. The Tactical Operations Unit and the Jefferson County SWAT team were called to assist in the situation. Footage from TV helicopters showed officers approaching the bullet-riddled auto with an armored vehicle, then SWAT officers approaching behind ballistic shields. Read More »

Van Hollen: Trump's Reported Pardon Talk A 'Troubling Development'

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This includes the Senate Intelligence Committee who, under their purview, have taken part in both open and closed testimonial from James Comey, the former boss of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The first two Republican senators said that, like Trump, they were concerned about the special counsel, but still criticized Trump's comments about potentially drawing a line for Mueller's investigation. Read More »

Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) Reviewed By Analysts

KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 84,075 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $2,186,000 after buying an additional 40,993 shares in the last quarter. About 300 shares traded. Therefore 67% are positive. Analysts await CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) to report earnings on July, 27 before the open. As per Thursday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Read More »

US Navy surveillance plane dodges Chinese jet with 'evasive action'

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China disputes Japan's sovereignty over the uninhabited Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. "The cinema will show at least one film every day, so residents and soldiers on Yongxing Island can enjoy films simultaneously with moviegoers across the country", said Gu Xiaojing, GM of Hainan Media Group. Read More »

Newborn dies in Montreal after mother was stabbed several times

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Montreal police responded to a 911 call at 2:30 a.m. on Langelier Boulevard near Pascale Street when they found the woman, who was eight months pregnant, with multiple stab wounds to her upper body. Commander Michael Chartrand said police offered her help in leaving the apartment. No one else was in the apartment when the stabbing occurred. "Then the woman knocked on my door, and when my wife opened the door she was covered in blood, and it looked awful". Read More »

'Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador'

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Notably, both will be held behind closed doors. "I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government", Kushner says in the statement. Sessions is sticking by his Judiciary Committee testimony. Those meetings have come to light in the wake of the US intelligence community's conclusion that the Russian government sought to meddle in the 2016 election and swing the presidential race in Trump's favor. Read More »

Where Is Rod Rosenstein From? Trump Slams Deputy Attorney General

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Trump. Asked how he could effectively serve if he didn't have Trump's confidence, he responded, "We're serving right now". He said that while he has a problem with rollbacks Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pursuing to Obama-era reforms to things like mandatory minimum sentences, he said he didn't have a problem with Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Palace urges public full support on smoking ban

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Malacañang yesterday urged the public to cooperate with authorities implementing the executive order banning smoking nationwide, which took effect yesterday. Smoking areas can not have openings that will allow air to escape, except for a single door equipped with an automatic closer. Duterte, who used to be a heavy smoker, kicked the habit decades ago after he developed health problems. Read More »

Gallup: Trump Approval Above 50% or Higher in 17 States

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President Donald Trump has an approval rating of 50 percent or higher in 17 states in the first half of 2017, but in the same number of states, has an approval rating of less than 40 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. Vermont and MA, home to Independent Sen. "The media that represents the most powerful sections of this country and this ruling class comes out against the president", he noted, pointing to examples of anti-Trump media headlines that revolve around his ... Read More »

Shaun Williamson to take part in Celebrity Big Brother

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Shaun is best known for playing hapless vehicle salesman Barry Evans in the BBC soap from 1994 to 2004. A report suggests Shaun Williamson has signed up for the new series of celebrity Big Brother , which begins on Tuesday, August 1. A source told the newspaper: "These three will all be fantastic housemates". Over the weekend, a leaked list of nine names seemingly revealed some of this year's " CBB " line-up. Read More »

Sessions to 'continue' as attorney general, despite Trump's regrets

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The president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has also been criticized for failing to immediately disclose a meeting with Kislyak on his security clearance questionnaire. "Look, Sessions gets the job". "When Mr. Sessions recused himself , the president said he was irritated to learn where his deputy was from", the New York Times article said. Read More »

Governor Greg Abbott comments on Special Session

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Despite 10 hours of testimony from opponents, the Senate committee approved the bill Friday with an 8-1 vote. The bill will now go to the full senate for a vote, where it is expected to easily pass. Sen. Bob Hall , the Edgewood Republican who authored the bill, said the measure was created to to protect local citizens from onerous regulation that limits property owners' rights. Read More »

Israel under pressure over holy site, shooting at Amman embassy

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At least three Palestinian protesters have been killed in street clashes with police and 400 wounded in and around Jerusalem and the West Bank since Friday. Also Sunday, a rocket fired at Israel from Gaza hit an open area, the army said, causing no injuries. Following the fatal stabbing, al-Ayyam said Israeli settlers set up a new settlement outpost near the Halamish settlement, west of Ramallah. Read More »

Duterte says drugs war will go on, despite criticism

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Duterte said he would use revenue from mining taxes to help host communities that were left "in agony". When I see the situation is still chaotic and you ask me to lift it? "I have resolved that no matter how long it takes, the fight against illegal drugs will continue because it is the root cause of suffering", the president told the lawmakers. Read More »

Mitsubishi Tanabe to buy Israel's NeuroDerm for $1.1 bn

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It said the deal was meant to help it "achieve its USA sales target of 80 billion yen" ($722 million) by its 2020 financial year. The Israel innovation authority, a government body that gives grants to tech companies, said the sale was the largest ever acquisition of an Israeli healthcare company. Read More »

Kemar Lawrence free kick pushes Jamaica past Mexico

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And with the clash appearing to be heading for extra time, up stepped Lawrence to fire the Boyz into a second successive Gold Cup final and avenge their 3-1 slip up in 2015 to Mexico . Mexico used a "B" team at the Gold Cup because its "A" squad competed at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup last month, finishing fourth. "We try to be mean in conceding goals, and that's been working for us. Read More »

Senior alert for missing man with cognitive impairment, vision problems

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Charles Carroll Aslop was last seen khaki shorts, a gray zip pullover and loafers. He has a cognitive impairment and his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety, according to state police. He reportedly suffers from a previous traumatic brain injury, early onset dementia and vision problems. Call the Staunton Police Department at 540-332-3842 if you see Alsop or know of his whereabouts. Read More »

Trump pardon talk stirs dire prediction fro Democratic Senate leader

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On Saturday, Trump tweeted , "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon , why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Trump Jr. later released email exchanges concerning the meeting on Twitter, after learning that The New York Times was about to publish them. She turned over thousands of pages of emails to the government, but deleted thousands of others that she said were personal or unrelated to her work as the nation's top diplomat. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

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But given Trump's extraordinary comments, Sessions has to do more than merely recite platitudes about how much he loves his job. President Donald Trump continued a Twitter flurry Saturday morning by accusing former FBI Director James Comey of "crimes" and demanding to know why Attorney General Jeff Sessions or a "special council" have not investigated him. Read More »