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Arts&Culture Student tries again to W-I-N national spelling bee
Author: 0 Student tries again to W-I-N national spelling bee

The 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee is kicking off on Wednesday for its 90th competition in which young spellers bout over orthography supremacy. The middle school student is South Dakota's lone representative in the competition, having won a statewide contest at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion on March 18.

Author: 0 Adam West, star of hit TV series Batman, dies at 88

West died Friday night after "a short but courageous battle with leukemia ", his publicist, Molly Schoneveld, said Saturday in a statement . West still has one last turn as Batman left: he'll voice the character in the follow-up to the Batman '66 animated movie Return of the Caped Crusaders .

Arts&Culture Irish Wrap NCAA Championships
Author: 0 Irish Wrap NCAA Championships

Fred Kerley of Texas A&M, the No. 1 runner in the world in the event, ? won the race in 44.13. Holloway finished with a win in the 110 hurdles in 13.49 seconds and a second place finish in the long jump to go along with his clinching anchor performance in the relay.

Arts&Culture Bobbi Brown's ex arrested on domestic battery charges
Author: 0 Bobbi Brown's ex arrested on domestic battery charges

Nick allegedly beat her up Friday night so badly she had to go to the hospital . The outlet also says that the victim filed a police report earlier this morning claiming that Gordon had battered her and not allowed her to leave the house. Gordon, 28, was ordered in November of 2016 to pay more than $36 million to the family of Bobbi Kristina Brown , two months after he was found legally responsible for her death .

Author: 0 Burt Ward 'Devastated' By Adam West's Sudden Passing

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, Wests family said the actor has died at age 88. I will miss him in the physical world and savour him always in the world of imagination and creativity. In the "Purr-fect Crime", Catwoman ridiculously dresses up her henchmen in striped costumes and cat ears. He graduated from Whitman College, a liberal arts school, in Walla Walla.

Arts&Culture Jessica Chastain Marries Longtime Partner Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo
Author: 0 Jessica Chastain Marries Longtime Partner Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo

The newlyweds exchanged their vows on Saturday at her husband's magnificent Passi de Preposulo family estate Villa Tiepolo Passi in front of their loved ones. According to People , guests began arriving in Treviso, Italy, which is located about an hour north of Venice, on Wednesday (07Jun17) ahead of the weekend ceremony.

Author: 0 Adam West learned to embrace Batman role he couldn't shake

He was a beloved father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His family confirmed his death in a post on his Twitter account saying they would "miss him like crazy". It's fair to say Batman has worn a number of masks since the character launched almost eight decades ago; it's also fair to say that few - if any - have proved as lasting as West's portrayal.

Author: 0 Polanski rape victim wants case ended

Ms Geimer, whose blonde bob was highlighted with a streak of pink, appeared in court alongside her husband David to make the motion which was supported by Polanski's lawyer, Harland Braun . Braun's aim at Friday's hearing is to unseal testimony about the 1977 plea deal and use it as evidence to get European authorities to rescind the global arrest warrant against Polanski.

Author: 0 Apple's tvOS 11 reveal explains why it wasn't mentioned in WWDC keynote

Check out the KIRO 7 News channel on Amazon FireTV, Roku, and Apple TV. Amazon is already available on rival devices such as Roku and, of course, Amazon's Fire TV. Recode reported last month that the two sides were nearing a deal, and BuzzFeed News later reported that an agreement had been reached. The company did not announce tvOS 11, with Tim Cook simply teasing that more details about TV will come later this year.

Author: 0 Actor Adam West Of 'Batman' Fame Dies At 88

Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates. After living in Hawaii for several years and advancing to the lead of the children's series El Kini Popo Show , West - along with second wife Frisbie Dawson and their two children - struck out to find fame in Hollywood.

Author: 0 Keith Urban dedicates music award to Nicole Kidman

See more in the video below. "We've been taking them to the games", Kidman, 49, shared. The Blown Away artist styled her blonde locks back into a twisted bun updo, adding smokey eye makeup and pink glossed lips. As the night went on, crossover collaborations proved to be the hottest trend in country music. "It's been an wonderful ride". "When we did Crossroads , I remember thinking that what an unbelievable time to be up there with such a great guy, such a great singer and entertainer", ...

Author: 0 Adam West, star Of 'Batman', has died

While the cause of his death is unconfirmed, a representative for the late actor said that he died after a short battle with leukemia. It turns out that one of those '60s Batman fans, Seth MacFarlane , got his own show on Fox called Family Guy and promptly made West the mayor of the show's fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island.

Author: 0 Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

But with her authority diminished, May risks facing more opposition to her Brexit plans from both inside and outside her Conservative Party, and some colleagues may be lining up to replace her. In nearby Gordon, the Conservatives took former first minster Alex Salmond's seat. "We have more seats than any other party", she said. Among the biggest surprises on the night was the success of Scottish Labour.

Author: 0 Manchester bomb probe police make 18th arrest

Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. The man was the 17th person detained in connection with the May 22 attack that killed 22. According to Sky News broadcaster, Salman's brother Ismail Abedi, 23, was arrested on May 23. 12 men are still in custody for questioning. The caption was simply a heart.

Author: 0 Adam West, TV's Batman, dies at 88

West, who always had tongue planted firmly in cheek as Gotham's hero, had a hard career after leaving his iconic TV role. In later years, West provided the voice for Batman and other related characters in animated series. The actor was everyone's favourite Batman and still is. He achieved fame for playing the title role in the live-action television series " Batman " after it debuted on ABC network in January 1966.

Author: 0 BioWare Announces New Game Being Called 'Anthem'

With gameplay set to be showcased during E3 2017 , it's only a matter of time until we find out. Mass Effect: Andromeda , the most recent entry in the franchise, was developed by BioWare Montreal. Until then, watch this teaser repeatedly and get every bit of info you can. This game is built around a live service, and through our creative process, we've chose to add more to the disruptive new social designs for our players.

Arts&Culture SRK's smart move: Averts 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' clash with 'Toilet…'
Author: 0 SRK's smart move: Averts 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' clash with 'Toilet…'

This name establishes that the film is a happy-go-lucky, light-hearted, comic love story. So when he was asked to explain what prompted this move, Shah Rukh told Mumbai Mirror that he isn't a fan of a clash either. To her, he said: "Your title I have kept for the film you and I do next". "I play Harinder Singh Nehra aka Harry whose live overseas.". "I will try best".

Arts&Culture 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Hunchback' to get movie reboots
Author: 0 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Hunchback' to get movie reboots

Henry Jekyll, who lead the all-star cast of The Mummy , along with Sofia Boutella , the actress who embodies the title role in that film . Universal is resurrecting beloved monsters like The Invisible Man , Frankenstein's Monster and the Creature from the Black Lagoon for a new series of films.

Author: 0 Has Disney's 'Pirates' Lost the Treasure Map? Movie Does Only $77 Million

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End opened to $114.7 million in 2007 and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Strangers Tides opened to $ 90 million . It's the worst opening for the franchise since the original film and the three-day weekend is almost $30 million less than what the last film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides , opened with.

Arts&Culture Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people
Author: 0 Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people

Hazmat crews attended an area near the Sleeping Beauty Castle following reports that 11 adults and six children had been "hit with fecal matter". "No crime", the department continued. Anaheim PD shared that all guests are happy and healthy. Disneyland provided the affected guests with a private restroom and clean clothes to change into, the Orange County Register reported.

Arts&Culture Trump commits U.S. to NATO's Article Five on mutual defense
Author: 0 Trump commits U.S. to NATO's Article Five on mutual defense

Trump was addressing reporters at the White House for the first time since Comey's explosive appearance, in which he branded the president a liar and said he believed he was sacked over his handling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian election meddling.

Arts&Culture North Korea blasts USA over 'selfish' climate withdrawal
Author: 0 North Korea blasts USA over 'selfish' climate withdrawal

Hawaii's new legislation includes a bill that expands the state's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to align with the Paris Agreement . On Tuesday, North Korea's foreign ministry blasted Trump for his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, removing the world's second-largest emitter of global warming pollutants from the treaty.

Author: 0 After a day away from Twitter, Trump claims 'total and complete vindication'

The committee is seeking the materials by June 23. Today , Mr Trump was coy when asked about the tapes , telling media at the White House press conference, "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time ", he said. But I wondered if you could tell us in person, sir, why you feel that his testimony vindicated you when it really boils down to his word against your word.

Author: 0 London killers tried to hire 7.5 tonne truck

When he did not provide payment details, the rental did not go ahead. But Italy's Corriere della Sera reported that Zaghba had been stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when trying to fly to Syria via Turkey, and that Italian authorities had identified him as a potential "foreign fighter" and tipped off Britain about his movements.

Author: 0 Katy Perry Breaks Down During Live 'Therapy' Session

The star is now live streaming her every move as she releases new album Witness . "I'm a bit more nerdy than everybody thinks I am". The 32-year-old recalled drawing an "authenticity" inspirational Angel Card after she released her Prism album and made a decision to seek a more genuine life.

Author: 0 'Batman' star Adam West dead at 88

The West family shared the news on Facebook, writing that the actor died "after a short but courageous battle with leukemia". West starred on the popular television show from 1966 to 1968. "It turned out we had the same kind of comic sensibilities and got along well", said West in a 2012 interview . In going to Hollywood, West, born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928, followed the dream of his mother, Audrey V.

Arts&Culture Katy accuses Taylor of 'character assassination'
Author: 0 Katy accuses Taylor of 'character assassination'

However, others were quick to point out that Taylor made her albums available for streaming on the same day that her rival, Katy Perry , released her new album, Witness . Swift's 2014 single "Bad Blood" has been seen as directed at Perry, and the "Firework" singer admitted recently that the two were not friends. While it appears the ladies still have plenty of bad blood between them, Perry says when it comes to producer Max Martin (who produced Swift's "Bad Blood" and Perry's hits "I ...

Arts&Culture United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe
Author: 0 United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe

An explosion occurred at Manchester Arena on the evening of May 22 as concert goers were leaving the venue after Ariana Grande had performed. The British-born 22-year-old was known to security services, and in the 10 days following the attack, police have been working to apprehend suspected collaborators, raiding properties across Greater Manchester, as well as around the United Kingdom, including Shoreham-on-Sea in Sussex, St Helens in Merseyside, Chester, and Nuneaton in the West ...

Arts&Culture House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos
Author: 0 House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

Comey testified he had nine one-on-one conversations with Trump - and detailed each in memos just after they met for fear that the president would subsequently lie about their interactions. Comey did tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he handed his memos about meetings with Trump over to Mueller's office. When Trump suddenly fired Comey in May, his administration - including Vice President Pence - said it was because of the way the FBI chief had handled the investigation ...

Author: 0 Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

President Donald Trump and Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis walk to the Rose Garden for their joint news conference at the White House, June 9, 2017. James Comey accused Trump's administration of spreading "lies". I mean think of it. Outraged Democrats argued that Comey had laid out all the elements of an obstruction of justice case, even as Democratic leaders tried to tamp down calls for impeachment coming from some liberals, including some members of Congress.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande honors 'angels' as tour resumes

People of all ages were moved by Ariana Grande's performance during the One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday, June 4, including an adorable little baby! At the One Love Manchester concert, Grande hugged a weeping schoolgirl as they performed her hit "My Everything" before a crowd of 55,000 people .

Author: 0 "Comey is a leaker!" - Trump fights back against former Federal Bureau of Investigation head's testimony

President Donald Trump says he's been vindicated and is deriding James Comey as a "leaker" after the fired FBI director accused him of lying and trying to quash an investigation into a former national security adviser. He said his team emerged "very happy" after Comey's testimony. His plan worked, as former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel after Comey was sacked on May 9.

Author: 0 US House passes bill to roll-back financial regulations

MetLife chief executive Steven Kandarian welcomed the Act, representing an insurer that has been more affected than most by the federal powers that Dodd-Frank gives to Treasury regulators, in particular the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).

Author: 0 British PM May reaches deal with Northern Ireland party

Party leader Arlene Foster described the election as "a good night for the union". Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP, a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages.

Author: 0 Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

West in recent years did a range of voice-over work, on such shows as Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken" and Disney Channel's "Jake and the Neverland Pirates". In West's capable hands, Bruce Wayne was introduced to a whole new generation of viewers, a generation raised on the new medium of television who clamored for adventure to come to life the way it did on movie screens and even in the pages of comic books.

Author: 0 Jury may soon hear from Cosby, even if he doesn't take stand

The 79-year-old entertainer, once known as "America's dad" for his role in the 1980s television series " The Cosby Show ", has denied all wrongdoing. Andrea Constand's mother testified Wednesday about the calls. "It was a very big burden on me, but one that I did not have the courage at the time to tell my family", she said.

Arts&Culture Lebanon seeking to ban Wonder Woman over Israeli star Gal Gadot
Author: 0 Lebanon seeking to ban Wonder Woman over Israeli star Gal Gadot

Kirk in the Star Trek reboot series. At the time of writing, Wonder Woman has a "96% fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes , and an average score of 79 out of 100 on Metacritic . In a Facebook message during that time , she posted " love and prayers to my fellow Israeli citizens". Are you planning to check out Wonder Woman in theaters this weekend? Can you guys tell me a little bit about, cause Patty created an awesome world with Wonder Woman , especially with Themyscira and then ...

Author: 0 Tom Cruise's The Mummy gets some grim reviews

It's just a bland retelling of the classic tale of a soldier-turned-mercenary explorer ( Tom Cruise , on autopilot) who unwittingly awakens an ancient Egyptian ( Sofia Boutella , reduced to an accessory) who's been buried in a crypt for centuries.

Arts&Culture NY moves to ban 'child marriages' of youths as young as 14
Author: 0 NY moves to ban 'child marriages' of youths as young as 14

This year's child marriage bill is sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, who represents Westchester County, and Staten Island Republican Senator Andrew Lanza. It would also require a judge's approval in writing for marriages of 17-year-olds. The advocacy groups including Sanctuary for Families, which heavily lobbied for the issue this year, said the passage in NY has national implications.

Arts&Culture Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case
Author: 0 Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

Reality Leigh Winner , the 25-year-old government contractor who recently stole classified documents from the National Security Agency , also revealed her strategy for avoiding jail time: play the " pretty, white and cute " card. The website The Intercept reported Monday it had obtained a classified National Security Agency report dated May 5 suggesting Russian hackers attacked at least one USA voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election.

Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

Everyone has grown up watching these games and these are the ones you want to be involved in. It is like a derby game. "It's about what other people have learnt about me". "The scoreline wasn't a true reflection of the game". "We proved in the fixture at Wembley how much it meant to us". Scotland's last World Cup qualifier saw the Scotts have 16 shots, six on target and one Chris Martin 88th minute goal to secure the three points.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

She said having secured the largest number of votes and seats in the general election , it was clear that only the Conservative and Unionist party have the legitimacy and ability to provide certainty by commanding a majority in the House of Commons.

Arts&Culture Three terror suspects arrested in London
Author: 0 Three terror suspects arrested in London

The aftermath of Saturday night's rampage, which left seven dead and dozens wounded, dominated the campaign trail ahead of Thursday's general election. Questions remain over whether investigators had the resources to look into complaints such as those leveled by Butt's neighbors about his attempts to radicalize children and whether crucial opportunities were missed that could have saved lives.

Author: 0 Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

On Thursday, Comey told the Senate that the FBI was "aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting" about Sessions "that [would have made] his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic". President Trump's tweet said: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Donald Trump's private lawyer is planning to file a legal complaint against James Comey over the former Federal Bureau of ...

Arts&Culture Dangal girl Zaira Wasim rescued safely after auto falls into Dal Lake
Author: 0 Dangal girl Zaira Wasim rescued safely after auto falls into Dal Lake

The incident was reported Thursday evening and the people who rescued her were local residents. Dangal , based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita, was one of the biggest hits of 2016. We hope she gets well soon! Earlier this year, Wasim faced a lot of flak for meeting Mehbooba Mufti , Chief Minister, Jammu and Kashmir. The teaser of the film had released in December past year, and it told the tale of a girl, who aspires to be a singer, but her ...