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Dems, GOP join on ballfield as they don't in Congress

Numerous people at the ballpark interviewed by HuffPost expressed hope that the event would send a message to Americans to come together. As they prepared for a bipartisan baseball game Thursday night that promised at least a brief lull in the political mud fight, some said they hoped the good feeling would last past the final inning. Read More »

Bette Midler Shuts It Down During Tonys Acceptance Speech


Hansen eventually gains the family's acceptance until the truth is discovered. Britons were awarded with some of the smaller prizes on the night with Nigel Hook winning best scenic designer and Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin winning a special award for sound design. Read More »

Wonder Woman's Got Your Back With New Sword-In-Dress Look


Oprah Winfrey organised a " Wonder Woman " party for around 30 children to celebrate the influential and inspiring comic book movie. Anyone who's seen the Wonder Woman movie (or even the trailer) remembers that iconic scene where Wonder Woman oh-so cooly and collectively pulls an entire SWORD from the back of her stylish dress. Read More »

Woman to hang by teeth over Niagara Falls

It was attractive". Erendira told reporters afterward that "it felt amazing" to be high above the Falls, but she wasn't expecting it to be so windy. Many woke up early to find prime locations to see the stunt. "I was nervous for her", said Ania Desmarais, of CT. "It's hard to believe because I was in a small seated arena and was holding my breath so I can't imagine the falls", said O'Brien. Read More »

London Police Investigates Fire, Death Toll Rises To 17


Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a "miracle" if anyone else were to be found alive. Laminated signs bearing missing peoples' phone numbers are tied to the fence next to notices from happier times advertising the Summer Fete with its barbecue, children's games and giant slide. Read More »

Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs


Jeffs complied with officers when he was arrested on Wednesday at a lakeside marina near the small town of Yankton in the south-eastern corner of South Dakota , Barnhart said. "The FBI announced the capture Thursday morning with a Tweet: "#ARRESTED: "FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs in custody after almost a year on the lam". Read More »

London high-rise fire: Cladding may have helped spread blaze

During her visit, she announced a full public inquiry into the cause of the blaze , and promised lessons would be learnt. An angry crowd confronted Khan as he visited the high-rise. Authorities have refused to speculate on what could have started the blaze . The focus of criticism centres on the cladding fitted to the external walls of the 1970s concrete block as part of a £8.7 million (S$15.3 million) refit completed only past year. Read More »

Judge orders deadlocked Cosby jury to keep deliberating


As deliberations dragged into a fourth day, some jurors have appeared angry and frustrated. Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in suburban Philadelphia in 2004. She added: "I wanted it to stop". According to an affidavit, Constand has accused Cosby of drugging her with three blue pills and then making physical contact without her consent including forcing his hands into her pants and coercing her into touching his erect penis in 2004. Read More »

Trump blasts Qatar hours after Tillerson tries to end blockade

He said the diplomatic rift has not interrupted or curtailed operations at al Udeid air base, a launching pad for U.S. military efforts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. "Our expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to de-escalate the situation and put forth a good faith effort to resolve their grievances they have with each other", Tillerson said in a brief statement to reporters. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game played day after shooting at practice


The FBI says the shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , was killed by police. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Democrats bounced back from a loss previous year, when the game was played the night after they held an all-night session on the House floor to protest Republican inaction on gun legislation. Read More »

Alexandria shooting victims: Scalise, police officers, 2 others wounded


His family released a statement following the shooting, and they are now traveling to Washington , D.C. The statement said that paramedics told them he was shot multiple times and is undergoing surgery. The family says Mika "is lucky to be alive". Mika is a Michigan native and former staff member of Michigan Congressman Tim Walberg and Dave Camp. Read More »

Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations


Ms Constand and her mother were in court for the announcement from the jurors . With the jury struggling to find common ground, some of the other women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault confronted sign-waving Cosby supporters gathered on the courthouse steps to await the outcome. Read More »

Erendira Wallenda hangs by teeth in helicopter over Niagara Falls


The 36-year-old mother-of-three was tethered to a hoop suspended from a helicopter 300ft above the water. Her husband, fellow daredevil Nik Wallenda, also leaned out into the air from the chopper above, in order to coordinate communication between Wallenda and the pilot flying the apparatus. Read More »

Cuba: Trump To Curtail US Travel Spending


Progress in U.S. -Cuba ties is likely to suffer a setback under U.S. President Donald Trump , according to Mario Torrico, a research professor at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (Flacso) in Mexico City. What about Cuban-Americans? A 2016 poll by Florida International University among Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade County found that 63 percent opposed the continuation of the embargo and 57 percent supported expanding economic relations between US companies and the island. Read More »

Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial


Constand was testifying on the second day of Cosby's trial in Montgomery County, Pa. Sixty women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, including rape. Constand said the two continued their conversation, and alleged that although she told Cosby she didn't want to drink wine, he persuaded her. "He was a trustee, he was an alumni there". Read More »

New pictures show devastation left behind by Grenfell Tower fire

In her statement May said: "We need to know what happened, we need to have an explanation of this". A number of anxious family members have posted pictures of missing relatives on social media, pleading for information. The scenes of a skyscraper engulfed in flames on a picture-perfect, blue-sky day evoked memories of NY in September 2001. But there was no reason to think terrorism was a factor, authorities said. Read More »

Gal Gadot was five months pregnant during shooting of 'Wonder Woman'

Ultimately the film only had one scene reshot, when Gadot's Diana was walking towards the frontlines of World War I with Captain Steve Trevor ( Chris Pine ). "The movie's gotta come out, and then we'll see". We're not saying DC's films so far haven't gotten their characters right, we're saying Wonder Woman left little room for argument, presenting a definitive version of the character. Read More »