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Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

For Democrats, the loss was demoralizing after questionable "moral victories" in two earlier special election defeats, for House seats in conservative districts in Kansas and Montana . Taking to Twitter on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, Donald Trump Jr . didn't hold back his thoughts on the George race and the Democratic Party . Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

And Ronaldo, according to AS's closest journalist to Mendes, has now calmed down in light of the president's remarks. It is understood, however, any outlay on Ronaldo would not include the image rights the 31-year-old sold to Singaporean businessman Peter Lim, who owns La Liga club Valencia, back in 2015. Read More »

Ken doll gets cornrows, man-bun and skintines in new makeover


Mattel's Next Gen Ken will come in three body types - broad, slim and original. Not him. I'm talking about Ken of Barbie-and-Ken fame - the loveable plastic sidekick to everybody's favourite dress-up doll. Mattel debuted the Ken doll in 1961. He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. In 2009, he let out his wild side, sporting a fedora and a tribal print shirt. Read More »

Trump Taunts Democrats For Losing Special Elections


President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence released statements congratulating Karen Handel . Meanwhile, in a little watched House election in South Carolina , Republican Ralph Normal defeated Democrat Archie Parnell. The Georgia race was seen by many as an early referendum on Trump. But so could places such as SC 5 that had once been more Democratic, or districts in OH or Pennsylvania or upstate NY. Read More »

Cosby jury to deliberate as long as able


The jury deliberating Bill Cosby's fate at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial is reviewing testimony from his accuser's mother about a phone conversation she had with the TV star after the sexual encounter. "Was it in your mind you were going to use the Quaaludes for young women, plural, that you were going to have sex with?" a questioner had asked. This news organization does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, ... Read More »

Christian MPs response following Queen's speech

The Queen's Speech comes at a time when May's premiership has become vulnerable and the country's future uncertain, with negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union having only just begun. First, some of the more controversial aspects of the 2017 Conservative manifesto were left out or downplayed, in recognition of the post-general election political arithmetic. Read More »

Amanda Knox reveals her fairytale lifestyle on Instagram


Amanda Knox has taken her Instagram public. The account reveals a love of travel and her boyfriend, and particularly cats. Since then, Knox has moved back to Seattle, finished college and started working as a freelance writer. At some point during a police interrogation, Knox appeared to implicate herself and a man named Patrick Lumumba. Even Amanda Knox participates in throw back Thursday it seems! Knox and her then Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were convicted of killing and ... Read More »

Producer: No evidence of 'Bachelor in Paradise' misconduct


Some of the cast might have to bow out due to the extended week of filming. Though ABC has only officially announced the starting 16-person cast , several other names have since come to light. However, he has offered up his opinion about Corinne's return to the show. On Tuesday, Warner Bros . had no comment as to whether Olympios and Jackson would resume filming alongside their cast mates. Read More »

Digital Underground Rapper Shock G Arrested in Wisconsin


According to TMZ , the rapper was driving a vehicle with a license plate registered to an unlicensed person, who happened to be sitting in the passenger seat at the time of the arrest. It's unclear what exactly "drug paraphernalia" means in this instance, but it's not all bad. There's now no word on how many drugs were found in Jacobs' possession. Read More »

Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

Republican Ralph Norman received 51.1 percent of the vote there, defeating Democrat Archie Parnell who received 47.9 percent of the vote. Clearly feelings are a little raw after Tuesday night. Why the relentless focus on the Democratic congresswoman from San Francisco? She is the latest in a line of Republicans who have represented the district since 1979, beginning with Newt Gingrich, who went on to become House speaker. Read More »

Sony's animated Spider-Man movie casts Mahershala Ali and Brian Tyree Henry


The two are joining a voice cast that so far includes The Get Down's Shameik Moore as Miles and X-Men Origins: Wolverine star Liev Schreiber as the film's main villain. We'll let you know as we hear more. Ali is coming off a great 2016 where he took the world by storm in Moonlight , terrified us in Luke Cage , and played the ideal supporting man of a brilliant woman in Hidden Figures . Read More »

Trapeze artist dangles by her teeth over Niagra Falls


Wallenda was tethered by her waist to comply with a NY state law that requires safety harnesses for performers more than 20 feet in the air. During the performance, she also dangled from her knees, toes, and hands. In addition to hanging by her teeth, Mrs. Wallenda performed other stunts from her lyra, or ring, including hanging from it by her feet. Nik and Erendira have been married for 17 years and have three children. Read More »

No Verdict In Cosby's Trial After Days Of Jury Deliberations

They'll resume talks Wednesday morning. He's accused of drugging and violating a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. But they didn't come up with a verdict, leaving them exhausted and spent after a long day in the jury room. He is now the defendant in a sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse located in Norristown, a city not far from Philadelphia. The jury has wrapped up a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Read More »

First look of Vijay's next film Mersal revealed


On social media, topics related to the movie and its first look were also trending. But the said name was later dropped and only four titles were in consideration. This Film Also Features Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menon and Kajal Aggarwal in Main Lead Roles. Vijay looks very handsome and the first look poster has a mass feel to it and unlike Atlee's last hit Theri , here the hero does not have the urban look. Read More »

Date of State Opening of Parliament and Queen's Speech confirmed


It means the Government will not put forward a new legislative programme next year. It means the Queen's speech will be presented even though May's party has yet to command a majority in the House of Commons . In a break with tradition the session will last two years, rather the usual one year, to ensure measures linked to Britain's departure from the European Union can make their passage through parliament. Read More »

Jada Pinkett Smith Cements Her MILF Status At The CMT Music Awards!


Underwood took home the female video of the year for "Church Bells". Nicole's CMT Awards appearance tops off a busy week for the star, who also attended the 2017 CFDA Awards in NY on Monday (05Jun17) in an Oscar de la Renta gown, and wore a floral Erdem outfit to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday (06Jun17). Read More »

Sandberg has no plans to leave Facebook for Uber

After facing over 200 complaints from his staff, including serious allegations of sexual harassment , global ride-hailing service Uber's embattled CEO Travis Kalanick has finally stepped down following a strong pressure from investors, media reported on Wednesday. Read More »

India arrests villagers for cheering Pakistan's cricket victory


In India nearly all print media went easy on Kohli and his team, crediting Pakistan's performance though the front-page of the Hindustan Times screamed "Obliterated at the Oval: India humiliated by Pak". Kane Williamson , who scored a century against Australia at Edgbaston, made the Champions Trophy team as 12th man . "It's a very young team and credit goes to them and the management". Read More »

Girl Scouts to offer cybersecurity badges


Younger girls will have the opportunity to learn skills pertaining to cyberbullying and protecting one's identity online, while older members can learn more advanced skills such as programming and ethical hacking. Additional research by the Computing Technology Industry Association found that imbalance stems from a lack of awareness. According to the latest Cybersecurity Jobs Report by Cybersecurity Ventures, the worldwide deficit of qualified cybersecurity professionals will reach 3.5 ... Read More »

China 'failed' to help on North Korea, says Donald Trump

Trump has praised Xi for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 percent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results. Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the United States last week in a coma and later died. Read More »

Bachelor in Paradise Resumes Production

Yesterday, Warner Bros . (unsurprisingly) released a statement stating that their internal investigation determined that no sexual assault took place during that steamy encounter. Warner Bros ., which produces the show, began an investigation last week into the possible misconduct . Even though the situation at the time was a he-said, she-said debate, Jackson was depicted as a sexual predator because of the mere fact that a woman accused him of committing sexual assault. Read More »