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Arts&Culture Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers
Author: 0 Explaining Comey's firing challenges White House advisers

Politico also indicated Spicer was more upset about the Post article than he was about the negative press the president had been receiving for the way Comey's firing was executed and explained. When a White House makes a major, controversial decision - such as, say, firing the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - it usually follows by putting out its best spokespeople to explain it.

Author: 0 James Gunn is bringing back Elizabeth Debicki in 'Guardians 3'

The Disney/Marvel comedy about a band of misfit space adventurers - a sequel to the 2014 smash-hit film - accounted for almost 80% of the money hauled in by the top 12 movies over the three-day weekend in the U.S., according to industry analyst Exhibitor Relations.

Author: 0 Trump Suggests He Could Handle Press Briefings Instead Of Sean Spicer

The president tweeted , "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" Yingst asked, "Is the President considering canceling the daily press briefings?" White House press secretary Sean Spicer wrapped up his brief interview with Fox Business from the White House grounds late Tuesday night and then disappeared into the shadows, huddling with his staff behind a tall hedge.

Arts&Culture Trump suggests there may be 'tapes' of his private conversations with Comey
Author: 0 Trump suggests there may be 'tapes' of his private conversations with Comey

Mr Trump said he had asked Mr Comey once over dinner and twice by telephone. Comey found the allegations confounding, according to his associate, and wondered what to make of what he described as unusual thoughts coming from his new boss. Instead, Trump assailed Comey's leadership as well as his competency, rewinding the praise he heaped on him past year and reprised in January. Sanders said the president did not violate any laws, rules or protocols between the West Wing and the Justice ...

Author: 0 Labour faces 'historic' task to win power, Corbyn admits

The party has so far won just one seat. The party courted controversy during its campaign with suggestions it would ban the burka, a covering worn by some Muslim women. "We know we ahve worked really hard, we have done an open and honest campaign It is not for a lack of a credible policies". Labour won three seats on KCC in total, down from 13 in 2013, which is surely an indication of public perception of party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Author: 0 PEZ Candy, Inc. announces new Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy offering

Stylistically, Vol. 2 combines the bouncy, sugar-rush aesthetic of the first movie, and smashes it together with the trippy, LSD-inspired visuals used to such great effect in Marvel's recent Doctor Strange film. " Guardians of the Galaxy 3 " will set up the stage for future Marvel movies especially with "Avengers 4" coming. In the scenes that focus on Quill's relationship with Groot , Pratt was "thinking about, reflecting upon the relationship I had with the man who raised me".

Arts&Culture News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn
Author: 0 News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

She said Flynn's misstatements about his dealings with Russian officials were "getting more and more specific", making him more vulnerable to potential blackmail. She said during the hearing she had alerted the White House earlier this year Flynn could be "essentially blackmailed by the Russians". Trump went on a Twitter offensive even hours before the hearing started on Monday.

Arts&Culture Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time
Author: 0 Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time

But the song was mocked by some who joked that the song title was "ironic" in the wake of Brexit. But it wasn't near enough to take out the title, with Portugal overwhelmingly voted the victor of the 2017 competition. As the more conservative jury votes were counted, Italy polled badly. The third place went to SunStroke Project from Moldova, who received 374 points.

Arts&Culture Melissa McCarthy as Spicer seen riding podium in street
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy as Spicer seen riding podium in street

Fortunately, most builders documented their projects as they built them-or at least captured the end result for all of us to enjoy. It will in fact be on tonight, and it should be one heck of an episode! Earlier this week, McCarthy appeared as Spicer in an SNL promo , lip-syncing "I Feel Pretty" from West Side Story .

Author: 0 Of The Cutest Couples On The Met Gala Red Carpet

Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch. Kate is wearing Tory Burch . Katy Perry, who ahead of this year's Met Gala traded her brunette locks for a platinum blonde short hair, looked unrecognizable on the red carpet rocking her platinum blond short hair, embroidered veil, nail art, and three giant diamond rings.

Arts&Culture Sessions Orders Longer Prison Sentences, Reversing Obama-era Policy
Author: 0 Sessions Orders Longer Prison Sentences, Reversing Obama-era Policy

Sound off in comments. It marks the first significant criminal justice effort by the Trump administration to bring back the toughest practices of the drug war. In a response to Mr. Sessions's move obtained by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Mr. Holder noted on Friday that federal prosecutors focused on "more serious drug cases" after his policy took effect.

Arts&Culture Trump Wigs Out During Liberty Commencement Address And Rants About His Critics
Author: 0 Trump Wigs Out During Liberty Commencement Address And Rants About His Critics

Trump has stayed largely out of public view since Tuesday, when he removed the head of the agency that is investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election, along with possible ties between Trump's campaign and the Russian government. President Donald Trump is delivering his first commencement address as president. Here's his message to students: "You aren't going to let other people tell you what you believe, especially when you know that you're right".

Arts&Culture Chicken nuggets tweet beats Ellen's Oscars selfie for most retweeted post
Author: 0 Chicken nuggets tweet beats Ellen's Oscars selfie for most retweeted post

Wendy's made a decision to reward Carter's efforts which led to his tweet becoming the most retweeted tweet in the history of Twitter . After he surpassed the record, Wilkerson asked her if he could keep the gifts. Carter appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' show, where she attempted to persuade him to end his pursuit of the record by offering him a 55-inch television and a year's supply of Ellen underwear.

Author: 0 Charlie Hunnam inspired by UFC champ Conor McGregor for King Arthur role

Ritchie replied: "You might have to get Semitic roots, which I'm sure you could find if you dig deep enough". "I would love to do a Game of Thrones cameo", he said . "The wrap party came and went and no sword arrived". Finding refuge from Vortigern in a resistance group with Uther's former knights Bedivere (Djimon Hounsou) and Percival (Craig McKinley) and the roguish outlaw Goose Fat Bill (" Game of Thrones' " Aidan Gillan), Arthur reluctantly learns about the sword's power from a good ...

Arts&Culture Friday forecast: Scattered storms today & tonight
Author: 0 Friday forecast: Scattered storms today & tonight

For tonight , ingredients are coming together for a continuation of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Tracking a few storms live on WBRC FOX6 News at Noon. After a almost a week to dry out, rain has returned to the Ozarks. Monday clears up with mostly sunny skies and highs are seasonable in the low 70s.

Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

Adding to the anxiety is the fact that McCarthy's lampooning of Spicer is being watched weekly by Spicer's boss, who is known for being prickly about SNL and its political coverage to begin with. In one sketch, set in the White House press briefing room, " SNL " cast member Aidy Bryant plays deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

Author: 0 North Korean missile reached altitude of over 2000 km - Japanese minister

Pacific Command detected and tracked this missile - and says flight data indicate that it was not an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM". "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", Spicer said.

Arts&Culture John Gibson: John Gibson gives up 3 goals in GM 1 loss
Author: 0 John Gibson: John Gibson gives up 3 goals in GM 1 loss

Anaheim will host the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Western Conference final on Friday. "It's going to be a tough road, but we're up to it". Veteran goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is joining Sweden at the ice hockey world championships following the New York Rangers' recent elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Arts&Culture Awesome Wine Gifts For Mother's Day
Author: 0 Awesome Wine Gifts For Mother's Day

If you struggle like I do, hang on to those memories. God has given to mothers , and to fathers, the responsibility to teach and guide our children toward him. Every day has great significance, among those great days, Mothers day is one. As a first-time mom to a 6-month-old I am humbled and elated to celebrate my first Mother's Day .

Arts&Culture Belgium's Blanche fourth in first Eurovision semifinal
Author: 0 Belgium's Blanche fourth in first Eurovision semifinal

The race was viewed by more than 204 million TV audience in European countries and other countries across the globe. Ukraine is hosting the competition while the country is fighting a war, hundreds of kilometers away in the east, against Russian-backed separatists, after its Crimean Tatar entry Jamala won the competition past year.

Arts&Culture Baywatch's Priyanka Chopra and Adriana Lima show off bikini bodies in Miami
Author: 0 Baywatch's Priyanka Chopra and Adriana Lima show off bikini bodies in Miami

Priyanka Chopra is in Miami to promote her maiden Hollywood film Baywatch and amidst her professional duties, the actress chose to chill with friend, model Adriana Lima on the sun-kissed beach of Miami . The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon Cooper i.e. Jim Parson has been signed for the movie as well. PeeCee will be seen in the Hollywood movie, A Kid Like Jake .

Arts&Culture Duterte may be too
Author: 0 Duterte may be too "tied up" to accept Trump's invite

During just the first six months of his tenure, Duterte reportedly killed more than 6,000 people as part of a crackdown on the country's drug trade. Kine said separately in an emailed response to questions from The Associated Press that Trump may be undertaking action inimical to human rights by adopting an overly friendly overture to Duterte, who is facing a complaint for alleged mass murder before the International Criminal Court.

Author: 0 Emma Watson wins first gender-neutral MTV TV & Movie Award

MTV did away with gender-specific categories for its acting awards this year, including men and women in the same category. The ceremony, hosted by comedian Adam Devine, replaced the 25-year reign of the MTV Movie Awards by introducing prizes for shows on television and streaming services.

Arts&Culture Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Likely on FBI Comey Replacement
Author: 0 Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Likely on FBI Comey Replacement

Members of the administration, including Vice President Mike Pence, had argued that Trump merely accepted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's assessment that Comey was no longer an effective leader. Mr. Comey couldn't immediately be reached for comment. The decision is subject to confirmation by the US Senate, where Republicans have a majority.

Arts&Culture China tests new missile in waters near North Korea
Author: 0 China tests new missile in waters near North Korea

The Chinese Navy conducted the test in the busy northeastern Bohai Sea close to the Korean peninsula " in recent days ", Chinese Xinhua news agency reported , citing a statement from China's Defense Ministry. The Chinese weapon tested was likely a DF-26 intermediate range missile being developed to sink warships, including US aircraft carriers, said Song Zhongping, an expert on military affairs and commentator for Hong Kong's Phoenix TV.

Author: 0 Colbert gleefully responds 'I won' to insults from Trump

Colbert's nightly criticism of President Trump has helped him, and the president did the late night host another big favor by blasting the comedian in a Time Magazine article as a no-talent, unfunny comedian who uses filthy words. "And you were admirably restrained, but now you did it". Trump's visit to the show on September 22, 2015, was seen by 4.6 million people — the second biggest audience Colbert has had on the "Late Show ".

Author: 0 Watch Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer Ride Motorized Podium Through NYC

The scene was filmed near the CNN offices on 58th street on Friday morning. Does anyone else think that it'd be rather hilarious if we ended up seeing some other movie star come on the show pretending to be her? The sketch will presumably air during McCarthy's upcoming appearance on SNL this weekend when she hosts the comedy series for her fifth time .

Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

City boss Pep Guardiola (on disallowed penalty) said: "The shot was a little bit odd and when I saw the reaction from (goalkeeper) Willy (Caballero) I understood immediately it was two touches and the referee was so courageous to interpret the rule".

Arts&Culture Nicki Minaj to help her fans pay student loans with new charity
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj to help her fans pay student loans with new charity

We'll have our eyes glued to her social media accounts for more information on the launch of the charity. She later announced on Twitter that she would continue to pay the tuitions of other fans, as long as they got straight A's. Considering the amount of student loan debt in the USA has ballooned to over $1 trillion, we're going to need quite a big charity. Responses flooded in and, at first, some people thought she was joking, writing: "Nicki, don't play".

Author: 0 Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter all spoke at that in school during their first year as president. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times that he wasn't under FBI investigation. During a rally in Pennsylvania last month, Trump said he had set an "all time" record for crowd size at an arena, but a journalist attending tweeted a photo of empty seats.

Arts&Culture Ryan Seacrest officially confirmed as Kelly Ripa's Live co-host
Author: 0 Ryan Seacrest officially confirmed as Kelly Ripa's Live co-host

Get ready for Live with Kelly and Zzzz. In the fall NBC is introducing a new 9 a.m. show led by Megyn Kelly, who recently jumped from Fox News to NBC . Live has seen its fair share of co-hosts since it premiered in 1983, technically beginning as The Morning Show , hosted by Regis Philbin , 85, and Cyndy Garvey , 67.

Author: 0 Chris Pratt on His Return to Peter Quill

This movie could have been a father/son space opera. Gamora ( Zoe Saldana ) must contend with Nebula (Karen Gillian), fellow daughter of Avengers baddie Thanos. "And it still probably belongs in the upper tier of Marvel movies but nowhere near as high up as the first one". Michael Rooker's return as Yondu, the blue, Southern twang-spitting Ravager, is full of surprises.

Arts&Culture Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun
Author: 0 Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun

After Ukraine won in Sweden in 2016, with a song that was controversial in its own right, there were concerns that the security situation in the country's east - where the Ukrainian military is fighting Russia-backed separatists - might rule out holding the next contest in Kiev.

Arts&Culture Cinco de Mayo 2017: All the Memes You Need to See
Author: 0 Cinco de Mayo 2017: All the Memes You Need to See

Mexican Independence Day actually occurs on September 16, when Mexicans commemorate the start of their revolt against the Spaniards in 1810. Today, Cinco de Mayo has become more of an American holiday than a Mexican one. On that day in 1810, Mexican revolutionary priest Miguel Hidalgo y Castilla made a famous call to arms for his fellow men and women to resist Spanish colonial government.

Arts&Culture The Pope proclaimed saints two children
Author: 0 The Pope proclaimed saints two children

Dung Lu, a refugee from Vietnam living in Denmark, said she and her mother fled their country in the late 1980s, partly because they were unable to practise their religion under the communist regime. Francisco and Jacinta Marto, siblings aged 7 and 9 respectively, died two years after the 1917 apparitions in the Spanish flu pandemic. The Mass marked the 100th anniversary of the Fatima Marian apparitions, which began on May 13, 1917.

Author: 0 Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape - but no Russia

While favorite for this year Italy has an automatic spot in the final along with Germany, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and host-nation the Ukraine, other countries must compete to fill out the top 20. Anti-Israel activists in Europe recently launched a campaign aiming to torpedo Israel's chances in the Eurovision competition by urging people to give the country's entry zero points in public voting.