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Touts selling Manchester benefit concert tickets for hundreds online


United Kingdom time. Full-price tickets to the show sold for 40 pounds, about $51 U.S. Ticketmaster anticipates raising some $2.5 million from the show for attack victims and their families. One eBay seller was looking to offload four tickets to the gig for £1,250 - which would net a potential profit of almost £1,100. Concerns had been raised by those who purchased their initial Grande tickets through third party websites such as Viagogo or Get Me In that they would not receive free ... Read More »

Police arrest 6 in actions directed against terror in UK


A total of 15 people have been arrested in the United Kingdom as part of the investigation, with 12 released without charge. British police hunting for a Frenchman missing since Saturday's attack on London Bridge said they had found a body in the River Thames, potentially taking the death toll to eight. Read More »

Woman accused of leak ordered to remain jailed pending trial


She was arrested at her home in Augusta on Saturday. She is accused of "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet". The outlet in question, The Intercept , published an exclusive report on Monday related to a classified NSA document that describes a Russian cyber attack on USA voting software. Read More »

Warriors win again for 3-0 lead on Cavs

We recently asked you to support our journalism. They could be forgiven if they were unaware. CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Durant never demanded he'd get to take the biggest shot of the NBA Finals . When the buzzer sounded, Durant balled his fists. Sitting next to him, Curry shook his head and smirked. All along, people felt they had another gear, and they found it in the last two minutes. Read More »

Rick Scott, Lenny Curry to attend White House event with Trump

But despite the public push, Trump is still missing an actual legislative plan. "We will construct incredible new monuments to American grit that inspire wonder for generations and generations", he said. Comey's testimony to Congress , Mr. Trump made only a veiled reference to the political furor. Transformative projects to bring the country's infrastructure into the 21st century will be funded through a mixture of loans and grants, such as air traffic control privatization. Read More »

3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed


Although news of her son's death came as a shock, she said she could only share the pain of the victims' families. His family had sought asylum in Britain but later returned to Libya, where authorities say his father belonged to a militant group backed by al-Qaida. Read More »

Redemption for Urban, who takes home 4 CMTs


As previously reported , Underwood went into the 2017 show holding the title of most CMT Music Awards wins, and her two additional belt buckles this year helped her break her own record. The Chainsmokers , who taped their performance Tuesday, collaborated with Florida Georgia Line on a song called "Last Day Alive", off the duo's album "Memories ..." He looked thrilled to be at the ceremony for the first time, enjoying the flavour of country music with all the fans. Read More »

USA intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Director Coats , who said he doesn't even take notes after conversations with the president, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he would elaborate on his answer and the report in a closed forum. Rogers said he felt it was "inappropriate" to answer questions. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., says he understands that Americans' communications often are swept up in the process, but that now is not a time to roll back the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act , which expires at the end of ... Read More »

Trump disputes two key points in Comey testimony

But his eldest son hasn't. Donald Trump posting repeatedly during the closely watched testimony Thursday. He also claimed Trump tried to pressure him into dropping an FBI investigation into the ousted former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Social media responds to James Comey testimony

Asked at a USA congressional hearing why he was sacked, Comey said he did not know for sure. The President also never told Mr. Comey, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance. Comey also declared that he'd be happy if there are any White House tapes of his meetings with Trump and said he'd approve of their release. The president has not yet publicly denied the specifics of Comey's accounts but has broadly challenged his credibility, tweeting last month Comey "better hope there ... Read More »

Tom Cruise, James Corden have a Risky Business venture on 'Tom's Cruise'


Replete with massive cutouts of the stars head plastered all over the bow, " Tom's Cruise " set sail on the "River Thames Corden", a play on the Late Late Show host's own name. "I'm so proud to be broadcasting here from my hometown". This is not a country that is afraid. Walking in the damp, dark "British summertime", Corden promised shows that celebrate London's beauty, diversity and "stoic determination to let nothing or anybody" stand in its way. Read More »

Senate intelligence panel to subpoena two Flynn companies


The intelligence was among the clues - which also included information about direct communications between Trump's advisers and Russian officials - that USA officials received past year as they began investigating Russian attempts to disrupt the election and whether any of Trump's associates were assisting Russia in the effort. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' review: Gal Gadot glorious in DC Comics movie

The harshest review is from The Guardian's Steve Rose , who calls Gadot's Wonder Woman "a weaponized Smurfette". Lea Baroudi, co-founder of freedom of expression-focused NGO MARCH, runs the Virtual Museum of Censorship - an online database of many cultural works banned in the country. Read More »

One London attacker had been investigated

An Italian interior ministry official told The Associated Press that British and Moroccan intelligence and law-enforcement authorities were informed that Zaghba had been flagged as someone "at risk" - but no other details were released. will only be defeated when we turn people's minds away from this violence and make them understand that our values, pluralistic British values, as superior to anything offered by the preachers and supporters of hate", British Prime Minister Theresa May said . Read More »

Boohoo Q1 sales surge, full-year revenue guidance lifted


The youth fashion retailer, founded five years ago, is now extending its main 996,000 square feet warehouse in Burnley by a further 900,000 square feet. PrettyLittleThing, an online fashion seller acquired at the start of this year, had "exceptionally strong revenue growth" in the first quarter, the company said. Read More »

Tom Cruise was terrified of original 'Mummy'


Um, where's our popcorn, because we need to see this movie, stat. In an edition of "Kid Theater", in which Fallon and Cruise acted out scripts reading by school children, the duo performed dramatic, mummy-themed scenes. A surprise omission from that list however is The Wolfman , which Dwayne Johnson was rumoured to be circling. Although the project is relatively new, with the first film still about to open in cinemas, there are already various casting rumors surrounding " Dark Universe ". Read More »

Ivanka On US Weekly Cover: 'Why I Disagree With My Dad'


Ivanka Trump puff pieces have not been in short supply over the five months of her father, Donald Trump's , presidency. The source told the magazine that Ivanka was "disappointed" in her father's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate deal and had advised him not the leave the Paris agreement . Read More »

Kim Kardashian's Butt Looks Drastically Different in New Video


I'm so happy that you're a part of our family. Happy birthday to THE Kanye West! But here's a daily dose of motivation for you: Just 15 years ago, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made a living cleaning out celebrity closets. "You are an incredible Dad, unbelievable son, fantastic brother and a attractive soul who I love so very much ... you bring such joy and are such an inspiration to all of us and we are beyond blessed to have you in our lives ..." Kanye officially turns ... Read More »

Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense


The noise drowned out lawmakers, leading the House session to be stopped and state troopers called in to remove the protesters. A Republican state lawmaker prompted a scuffle in the Texas House on Monday when he told his Democratic colleagues that it had called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters in the capitol who were speaking out against a new immigration law. Read More »

Will Privatizing Air Traffic Control Services Result In Modernization?


NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen re-emphasized his belief that the proposal is borne out of an effort by major airlines to gain more control over the system. "Then those members, along with the board's CEO, would select four independent members". Locally, Sawyer International Airport already functions on a contract control tower, which allows private contractors to work directly with the FAA . Read More »

Jerry Seinfeld on Snubbing Kesha: "I Don't Hug a Total Stranger"


Can I give you a hug? ". When walking the red carpet, she interrupted the funnyman's interview to asked for a hug. Seinfeld found out exactly who Kesha is soon after she left. "I never did that... all these little social things are tricky". Seinfeld also noted that once he and Kesha had a proper introduction inside the D.C. Read More »