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Altice launches $1.4bn US IPO

This would value the IPO at between US$1.26 billion and US$1.44 billion - with a mid-point of US$1.35 billion. JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs are the lead underwriters. When first flagging the flotation in April, Altice said the funds raised would go to reducing debt and financing additional acquisitions in the United States, where Altice now ranks as the number four cable operator, with operations in about 20 states. Read More »

Sidney Crosby is THW's 2017 Playoff MVP

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No one really even comes close . "I'm hoping that he's going to save a stick or two from this Cup run", said Bruce Rainnie, executive director of the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in Halifax, whose collection of memorabilia includes the famous puck-marked clothes dryer that is part of the Crosby legend. Read More »

Is John Cena vs. Roman Reigns set for WWE SummerSlam 2017?

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As far as we know, the plan is still for Lesnar vs. Strowman at SummerSlam , but Strowman certainly has unfinished business with Roman Reigns . Do you think we'll get one more Reigns vs. 1 contender. The news leads us to believe that Roman will be kept off July 9th's Great Balls of Fire pay per view, which seems hard to fathom considering the lack of interest in the Raw brand as of late. Read More »

Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

SIMON: This election, of course, was called to try to cement the Conservative Party majority and the mandate for what we call Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May met her backbench MPs at Westminster Monday night and told them she took the blame for the Conservative's poor showing in last week's general election . Read More »

The Weeknd, Gucci Mane Will Bring 'Starboy' Tour to SA

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The Weeknd will perform at Golden 1 Center this fall. Though venues have not yet been announced, he will be playing arenas in each city, along with Gucci Mane and Nav , the Canadian rapper signed to his label. Pop star The Weeknd will kick off the second phase of his Starboy World Tour on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Bryce Jordan Center. (There will be presale tickets available through the Live Nation app and website starting June 14 at noon local time.) Prices range from $99.75 to ... Read More »

'The Mummy' buried by 'Wonder Woman' in its opening weekend

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Executives at Universal have said the performance of " The Mummy " won't sway their plans for other films in development. The Patty Jenkins film - starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine (who coincidentally starred opposite Boutella in "Star Trek Beyond") - grossed $57.2 million, topping this weekend's domestic box office. Read More »

British PM Theresa May reshuffles cabinet before Brexit talks

May also appointed long-time friend Damian Green as first secretary of state in a move to consolidate her control of government after a bruising weekend. His comments came as Leave campaigner and newly restored Cabinet minister Michael Gove indicated the Government could be ready to pursue a softer approach to Brexit. Read More »

Disney's Bob Iger Says The Film Hack Threat Was A Hoax

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Aided by a Bank Holiday in the UK, Pirates will nearly certainly cross $300 million by the end of Monday. The panned film (we're talking a dismal 19 percent on Rotten Tomatoes right now) opened with $ 18 million this weekend and will scratch out $22 million by the end of the long weekend, per Box Office Mojo . Read More »

Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming services

However, cynics also pointed out that the timing happened to coincide with an album launch by rival Katy Perry , with whom she has had an acrimonious and public feud going back five years. Especially when someone tries to assassinate my character with little girls [their respective fan groups]. Taylor Swift's come back into the spotlight comes at the flawless moment, and we'll let you know why. Read More »

North Korea releases detained US student 'in coma'

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Joseph Yun, the State Department's special representative for North Korea policy, traveled to Pyongyang on a military medical plane, accompanied by doctors, to bring Warmbier out. The North Korean court held that Mr Warmbier had committed a crime "pursuant to the United States government's hostile policy towards (the North), in a bid to impair the unity of its people after entering it as a tourist". Read More »

Richard Hammond 'back in action soon' after horror crash

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In a post on Twitter on Sunday morning, F1 presenter Sasha Martinengo told his Twitter followers the pair had spoken and that Richard required surgery. 'I was joined at this point by James who'd arrived on the scene just before me in his Honda NSX. "Then came news from a nearby marshal that he wasn't". Read More »

James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams

It stated: 'They discussed the outcome of the United Kingdom general election and the Prime Minister outlined the proposed supply and confidence arrangement between her party and the DUP. Mrs Foster said her party remained committed to getting Stormont back up and running. The Conservatives, although the biggest party, now can not win an overall majority. Read More »

Rep. Gianforte pleads guilty to assault, sentenced to community service

Montana Republican congressman-elect Greg Gianforte appears in court to face a charge of misdemeanor assault after he was accused of attacking a reporter on the eve of his election, in Bozeman, Montana , on June 12. He also refused to answer the question about health care Jacobs originally asked. He must complete his community service by November 28. Gianforte later apologized to Jacobs - but only after Gianforte had already been elected to Congress. Read More »

'Bachelor in Paradise' suspended amid misconduct probe

This is published unedited from the PTI feed. "They were all excited for this season and to get to know each other". TMZ reported a producer raised concerns about two contestants taking part in sexual acts in a pool while under the influence of alcohol. Read More »

How Bill Cosby's Defense Is Attempting to Discredit Andrea Constand

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The newspaper does not normally identify victims of sex crimes without their consent but is using Constand's name because she has identified herself publicly. According to Gianni, Cosby then requested she put Andrea on the phone, and all three of them stayed on the call as he said, "Andrea, let's tell your mother what happened". Read More »

BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo: BMW's not-quite-a-wagon, rebooted

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Rear air suspension with automatic self levelling is standard, but there will be the option to upgrade to all-round air suspension. In the United Kingdom, buyers will get the choice between the standard SE model and a more aggressively styled M Sport package with beefed up bumpers, more prominent sills and larger wheels and tyres. Read More »

Atty. Gen. Sessions denies 3rd meeting with Russians

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Graham also asked him if it would be a disqualifier to have worked for Hillary Clinton, who ran against President Donald Trump in the election and was a subject of a separate Justice Department investigation into her email practices. House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. Read More »

Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia a `Detestable Lie'

Rosenstein said he is the only Justice Department official who could dismiss Mueller because Sessions has recused himself from oversight. The attorney general recused himself not because of any wrongdoing, but because of a DOJ regulation that mandated department employees should not participate in campaign investigations on campaigns in which they served as an advisor. Read More »

FX's American Crime Story: Versace Will Now Premiere Before Katrina

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The second season of American Crime Story is going through a bit of a switcheroo. "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story " has been moved up to be the second run of the network's limited series franchise. But at TCA in January, FX President John Landgraf announced that Katrina's premiere had been pushed to 2018, citing both the scripts and production hold-ups; New Orleans, where Katrina is set, has to contend with hurricanes, and productions can only get ... Read More »

Video expected at hearing in Penn State pledge's death case

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The Beta Theta Pi fraternity - which has since been barred from Penn State - is facing charges including involuntary manslaughter and hazing. Still, it would take almost 40 minutes for Beta Theta Pi brothers to call 911 after finding 19-year-old Timothy Piazza unconscious. Read More »

Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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The reports started when a friend of the president's, Chris Ruddy, told reporters that the president was considering Mueller's termination. He said Trump hadn't asked questions about the special counsel, but unless there were "good cause" to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "it wouldn't matter what anybody said". Read More »

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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Bush and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaWebb: The shiny object Schumer to GOP: Defend Mueller Poll: Trump disapproval hits record 60 percent MORE . ROSENSTEIN: Yes, senator. When asked to clarify the boundaries of Attorney General Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation probe, Rosenstein said, "I know what we're investigating and (Sessions) does not". Read More »

2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

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Monica, 42, and Billue, 58, were transporting the inmates from Hancock State Prison, in adjacent Hancock County, to the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, some 45 miles west of Eatonton, Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier said. Read More »