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The 71st Tony Award Winners


On the play side, the awards were fairly evenly split: Oslo won Best Play and Best Featured Actor for Michael Aronov, but Indecent and The Little Foxes also picked up two awards each. Colbert joked that the current production was scheduled to run for four years, but early reviews have been so rough that it could be closing early - a line that drew cheers from the crowd at Radio City Music Hall Sunday night. Read More »

Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire


Mueller and congressional committees of possible collusion between his associates and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential campaign. The lawsuit would be the first related to Trump's business interests brought by government entities. Read More »

Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests


Navalny, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin and would-be candidate for the 2018 presidential election, released a video online late Sunday calling on his supporters to gather in central Moscow rather than the north-eastern location allocated by city officials, reports Efe news. Read More »

Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. Congress on Sunday which. Puerto Rico's main opposition party rejected the pro-statehood result. The sovereignty view is and has been a minority in Puerto Rico. Still, Rossello says that he's grateful for his island's connection with the US, and that he remains hopeful that connection will grow closer. Read More »

Jury Selected in Trial of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile

Only 12 will deliberate, with three serving as alternates. Squad-car video recorded him telling a supervisor afterward that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, but also that he told Castile to take his hand off it. He told the jury, "I told him, 'Don't pull it out", but when he saw Castile pull out the top of the gun, "That's when I engaged Mr. Castile and shot him". Read More »

Still Swinging for the Fences — Trump Travel Ban


That afternoon, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders admitted to reporters that Trump ceded ground to an appeals court in order to expedite the implementation of the immigration policy. The second-guessing about Trump's Twitter strategy extended to the husband of one Trump's senior advisers. In court, DOJ lawyers were asked if the White House was proceeding with drafting the vetting measures. Read More »

Iran claims to have killed planner of Tehran terror attacks


Six terror suspects affiliated with the perpetrators of the June 7 terrorist attacks in the capital Tehran have been arrested in the western province of Kordestan, the provincial prosecutor told IRNA on Sunday. "We possess documents and information showing the direct supports by the U.S. imperialism for this highly disgusting stream [IS] in the region which has destroyed the Islamic countries and created a wave of massacres and clashes", Fars news agency quoted Izadi as saying. Read More »

Kevin Spacey kicks off Tony Awards with gentle humor

The Australian actress, a victor of two Oscars, three Golden Globe trophies, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and three BAFTAs for her remarkable film career and just hours after receiving a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday honours, missed out on a Tony in NY. Read More »

Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord


In the letter, the Senators applaud President Trump for his executive actions to undo overreaching environmental regulations from the Obama administration, specifically the Clean Power Plan regulations. The agreement is nonbinding and countries are allowed to adjust their plans depending on their domestic situation, with peer pressure from other countries being the primary motivating factor. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny


However, he has not said whether he will give evidence in public or behind closed doors. Richard Shelby , R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate committees but it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

House Committee to James Comey: Hand Over the Memos

In his first press conference since Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Trump told reporters he was "100 percent" willing to give a sworn testimony to the special counsel now overseeing the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

Powerball spokesman Randy Miller said the estimated jackpot prize is based on a victor choosing an annuity, which pays off over 29 years. A Powerball ticket with the six winning numbers was sold Saturday night in Sun City, CA. "We're so blessed for this to happen", Alberre told The Associated Press. The winning ticket had Sun City residents abuzz. The victor can choose to receive the whole jackpot in annuity payments over the course of 29 years, or claim a smaller lump sum up front, ... Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Completely Contradicts His Dad's Comey Claim

Feinstein also said the Senate Judiciary Committee needed to look at whether Trump obstructed justice in connection with the Russian investigation. Q Always fair. Mr. President, can we get back to James Comey's testimony . During his campaign, Trump often said it was time to "drain the swamp" in Washington of corrupt and self-dealing insiders. Read More »

Gunman 'singled out' victims in Orlando shooting spree

That woman had been hired after Neumann was sacked in April, so he probably did not recognize her and knew she was not a former co-worker, Deming said. Witness accounts are beginning to emerge from a multiple shooting inside a business in an industrial park in the Orlando area. A spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Office confirmed the "tragic" situation has been contained. Read More »

$447.8 million Powerball jackpot winning ticket sold in Riverside county

Saturday's estimated $447.8-million jackpot, the seventh largest in Powerball history, beat out the $435.3 million won by a ticket buyer in IN in a February 22 drawing, after a late surge in ticket buying. Times . A small liquor store located 70 miles north of San Diego has vaulted into the history books for selling one of the biggest lottery tickets in history - a Powerball ticket worth about $448 million. Read More »

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights


Gay rights activists plan to air their concerns at the "Equality March for Unity and Pride" in Washington on Sunday as well as at 50 sister marches at cities across the country this month. "The attack on Pulse really struck me hard", he said. LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles addresses marchers at the #ResistMarch during the 47th annual LA Pride Festival on June 11, 2017, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles and West Hollywood, California. Read More »

Trump labels Comey as 'cowardly' and potential criminal

In a press conference on Friday, Trump insisted Comey was lying . Special prosecutor Robert Mueller will be investigating Trump's firing of Comey for possible obstruction of justice . Trump and his lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, have denied Comey is telling the truth about his one-on-one conversations with Trump. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" Trump said on Twitter. Read More »

Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Donald Trump Jr., who still doesn't know how to sit properly on a stool , awkwardly perched himself on the set of Justice with Judge Jeanine Saturday night where he unwittingly implicated his father and corroborated former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's testimony before Congress . Read More »

Officer Who Killed Black Motorist Philando Castile to Take the Stand


Joseph Dutton, an officer for 31 years who now teaches classes on the use of force, said he is convinced that Yanez saw the gun before he shot Castile. But after a brief recess, Leary sided with Yanez's attorneys and sustained their objections to the request. Jeronimo Yanez took the stand in his own defense . Read More »

U.S. spy chiefs refuse to disclose talks with Trump


He grilled Coats with the same questions as well and attempted to get them both to commit to giving more direct and forthright answers in a closed session. You'll have an opportunity to ask him those then. Focusing on the actual intent of the hearing, Coats said the intelligence community wants a controversial provision of the FISA law to be renewed. Read More »

Daniel Berger wins second St. Jude Classic in a row


He missed the cut in first event also. Schwartzel had a 66 while Munoz finished the round with a 67. They were one stroke in front of overnight co-leader Stewart Cink , who carded a 68 for 132, with Ben Crane , victor of this tournament in Memphis, Tennessee, on 133 after a 65. Read More »

Sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447M sold in California


Saturday's drawing was the largest since July 2016, and the 10th largest US lottery drawing in history. The lucky numbers drawn on Saturday night are 20-26-32-38-58, and the Powerball number is 3. That prize was split among three winnners. The other option of a lump-sum payout would reduce the cash prize to $279 million. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted. Read More »

Scherzer gets to 2000 Ks, but Rangers beat Nationals 5-1


On Sunday, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer exceeded a milestone that few starters will ever reach, and nearly no one has reached faster. Bibens-Dirkx was released by the Nationals that summer and later played in the Colorado Rockies' system before he signed past year with the Texas Rangers . Read More »

Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title


Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe as Stanley Cup playoff MVP, as voted by 15 members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, for the second spring in a row. "We're going to be back here again next year". Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis' status for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final against Pittsburgh remains in question after he tested himself by skating alone. Read More »