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Arts&Culture President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

Although the new Crown Prince promised ambitious economic reforms, the appointment risks deepening the Middle-Eastern conflict. In 2013, when King Salman was a Crown prince, he was named head of the royal court. While working as defense minister, he oversaw the Saudi-led military coalition against the Houthi rebels from Yemen. He has also introduced live entertainment such as concerts and comedy shows into conservative Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Five Republican Senators so far oppose Mitch McConnell's health care bill , saying they can't support the legislation as written. The Senate bill needs 51 votes to pass through a reconciliation process. Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticising it as a "war on Medicaid ", the healthcare programme for lower-income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives last month.

Author: 0 Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

We must contact our Senators immediately and let them know of our opposition. Dean Heller on Friday became the latest Senate Republican to say he opposes the current GOP health care bill. As Democrats immediately took to the Senate floor to excoriate the bill and the secretive process in which it was put together, few Republicans, even those involved in crafting it, came to defend it.

Author: 0 How much time could Bill Cosby face?

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial will resume deliberations Tuesday with a review of excerpts from the entertainer's testimony in a decade-old civil lawsuit by his accuser. She sat in the front row, across the aisle from Constand . He also said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before the "petting" began.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby criminal case: 'Mistrial' declared

Cosby, 79, reacted calmly to the decision, rubbing his face at one point. In late 2014, dozens of women went public with accusations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them over the course of his lengthy comedic career and in July 2015, a judge unsealed Cosby's deposition in that 2006 civil lawsuit.

Author: 0 Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida. Other south MS rivers are also swollen from Cindy's rains, but their crests are forecast to be less severe. "That continues to be the threat", said Ken Graham, of the National Weather Service Office near New Orleans.

Author: 0 Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

The jury will reconvene for deliberations Wednesday morning. He says their encounter was consensual. The jury got the case Monday afternoon. Jurors wanted the testimony of Detective Dave Mason read back to them Tuesday . The panel has also been reviewing Cosby's deposition testimony. A group of activists including Cosby accuser Linda Kirkpatrick and lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents many alleged Cosby victims in civil suits, were waiting and conferring.

Arts&Culture Highland Reel leads rivals a merry dance at Royal Ascot
Author: 0 Highland Reel leads rivals a merry dance at Royal Ascot

Of course, since Master Jackey won the first running in 1807, with 6st 12lb on his back, the race's fortunes have ebbed and flowed with the preference of thoroughbred breeders for speed or stamina. He's not stamped his authority on the race yet. The big news in the fashion stakes this year is that jumpsuits (full length) are allowed. If the ground is fast then he will run a huge race.

Arts&Culture World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty
Author: 0 World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty

Jason Wurtz of Van Nuys, holds his dog Sweepee Rambo after winning the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016 in Petaluma. The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is held every year. . Contestants are judged on first impression, unusual attributes, personality and of course audience reaction.

Author: 0 Insane in love! Beyoncé 'celebrating birth of twins'

Even Beyonce's father, with whom she has had a strained relationship, tweeted congrats Sunday. Instead, in a masterful swoop, the Lemonade singer revealed the news with an angelic photo on Instagram highlighting her prominent baby bump.

Arts&Culture Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share
Author: 0 Amazon.com to acquire Whole Foods at US$42 per share

And grocery may take a middle path, says Kimberly Scott, a portfolio manager at the Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund, which counts Whole Foods stock as one of its biggest investments. The aquisition means that Amazon will have further expanded their competition with major retailer-grocers such as Wal-Mart and Target , in addition to competing with traditional grocers and pharmacies.

Arts&Culture Donald Trump says hola to solar to keep the Mexicans out
Author: 0 Donald Trump says hola to solar to keep the Mexicans out

He had also expressed his confidence that Mexico will "eventually" pay for the border wall. Taking credit for the concept, Mr Trump told supporters: 'Pretty good imagination, right? Reacting to President Donald Trump's tweet about Mexico being the second deadliest country in the world after Syria, the foreign ministry of Mexico issued a statement rubbishing the claim .

Author: 0 Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Ball also said that he had this all as a part of the plan for his son's whole life and also made sure to say his two other sons would find their way to the Lakers over the next few years. He guaranteed the Lakers would reach the playoffs next season with Lonzo playing point guard . The Lakers already own the No. 2 overall pick and the No.

Arts&Culture New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow
Author: 0 New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow

The Castro government said in a statement that Trump's speech "reminded the times of open confrontation with our country, announced the policy of his government towards Cuba which reverts the progress achieved in the past two years".

Arts&Culture Barbie's boyfriend Ken gets a makeover: Man buns and new skin tones
Author: 0 Barbie's boyfriend Ken gets a makeover: Man buns and new skin tones

Mattel introduced three new body types for its dolls - "slim, broad or original"- seven skin tones - including Asian, mixed race or Latino - and nine hairstyles, including the man bun and cornrows, according to the Telegraph. Ten of the new trendy Ken dolls are available as of today while the rest will be released by the company over the next few months. Check out Ken's brand new line of looks in the video below, and please SHARE if you're excited to see a classic doll like Ken ...

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal possible, says Damian Green ahead of Queens speech

The fact that the Tories - the party of government with 317 seats - can't find agreement with the DUP - a party of 10 MPs who generally support them anyway - is extremely telling. "It is her duty, it is our duty, to present our legislative program to the House of Commons ", the close ally of May said. Keith Richards, PFS chief executive, said: 'We can't ignore the demographic and economic pressures facing our economy, and the new government has to take responsibility for easing these ...

Arts&Culture One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US
Author: 0 One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

On the storm-battered Bolivar Peninsula not far from Galveston, one person had been found dead and another person had been taken to the hospital after a pickup was found stuck in the sand on the beach. More than 6 million people remain under tornado watches , an area covering New Orleans and points north into central Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

Author: 0 Alex Jones scoops Megyn Kelly on her "exclusive" interview

Jones contrasted a preview clip of the actual interview in which the former Fox News host grilled him about his infamous denial of the Sandy Hook massacre with an off-the-record audio clip of him acknowledging to Kelly that "people died there".

Arts&Culture Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade
Author: 0 Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

The event is usually opened by a large contingency of police cars in the role, but organisers say they will only permit a single unmarked auto this year due to the Castile case. She added: "I really struggle to see how this decision helps our community heal and the message of division and not inclusion is hurtful to many of us".

Arts&Culture Big Orange gives Bell Gold Cup glory
Author: 0 Big Orange gives Bell Gold Cup glory

Big Orange has been to Australia twice to run in the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington to finish fifth to Prince Of Penzance in 2015 followed by a tenth to Almandin a year ago. If that success was impressive, Winter then completed a Group One treble as she defeated stablemates Roly Poly and Hydrangea for an O'Brien 1-2-3 in a repeat of the Irish Guineas result.

Arts&Culture Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out
Author: 0 Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

Spacey now plays ruthless politician Frank Underwood in the Netflix series " House of Cards ". Stephen Colbert was on hand to present the trophy for revival of a musical. "Holy crap! This is a Tony!" Thanking everyone including her makeup artist for making her look about '30 years younger, ' the 71-year-old was her usual witty self, dropping a few punchlines along the way.

Arts&Culture 'Wonder Woman' outperforms Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' at box office
Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' outperforms Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' at box office

The Warner Bros . and DC Comics standalone will have earned $57.2 million from 4,165 theaters by the end of its second weekend, putting it solidly in first place. Johnny Depp has also been announced as The Invisible Man , while Dark Universe producer has spoken out on further projects. Kurtzman went on to say that Bill Condon's Bride of Frankenstein should feel like a separate film from his own.

Arts&Culture Wait, Trump Didn't Actually Save Those Carrier Jobs?
Author: 0 Wait, Trump Didn't Actually Save Those Carrier Jobs?

As CNBC reports , Carrier received "up to $7 million in incentives" in exchange for agreeing to employ at least 1,069 workers for the next decade. The Indiana plant is laying off 600 workers starting next month, even though Trump offered United Technologies, the plant's operator, $7 million in incentives to "employ at least 1,069 people at the facility for 10 years, rather than moving it overseas in search of cheaper labor".

Arts&Culture Kate Beckinsale 'in relationship with man half her age'
Author: 0 Kate Beckinsale 'in relationship with man half her age'

She is dating and having fun. The young man has been a stand-up comedian since he was 15 years old, and recently expanded his horizons into acting. He's opened for acts such as DL Hughley, Ralphie May, Tommy Davidson, Dane Cook , and many more! He also stars on Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out on MTV.

Author: 0 Spider-Man: Homecoming Will See Tony & Pepper Reunion

Lucky readers in Chicago and Milwaukee can get the scoop early, though, because we're offering free tickets to advance screenings in both cities for next Wednesday, June 28. Aside the rumours that Spider-Man will appear in the upcoming Spidey spin-off Venom movie, there is another pretty big update is out. Of course, it could be that these names are still red herrings, especially since we still don't know whether Zendaya's Michelle is the characters actual name or just misdirection.

Author: 0 Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

Among the Republicans voicing concern are Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sandoval. "Medicaid's not actually being cut from our perspective", Republican Sen. On the other hand, Sens. In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill. "But there are going to be lots of opportunities for Mitch McConnell next week, when this bill's on the floor, to make deals, to make amendments and to try to give senators things that they want to get their ...

Arts&Culture Israel Begins Work on First New Settlement in 20 Years
Author: 0 Israel Begins Work on First New Settlement in 20 Years

According to reports, Kushner conveyed Trump's personal condolences to the Malka family and asked to be briefed on the visit afterwards. Robert Piper, UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian territories, last week, warned that Palestinians were being "held hostage to this longstanding Israeli siege".

Author: 0 Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

What we do know is that, in Louisiana, the bill would kill the expansion of Medicaid that has brought health care to more than 425,000 residents-with 51,000 of those people living right here in New Orleans. Hours after the bill was made public, four conservative senators announced their opposition, saying the measure doesn't go far enough to unwind Obamacare.

Arts&Culture Cosby spokesman: Deadlock shows jury has doubts
Author: 0 Cosby spokesman: Deadlock shows jury has doubts

Jurors have spent a total of about 16 hours over two days discussing the case and going over evidence with the judge. The jury had said earlier Thursday that they were deadlocked , but Judge Steven O'Neill told them to keep deliberating.

Arts&Culture LIVESTREAM: FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
Author: 0 LIVESTREAM: FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". He's now expected to recover. He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Scalise in the hospital Friday and saw him breathing on his own, talking and sending text messages. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said.

Arts&Culture At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president
Author: 0 At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president

Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth , was an actor. Depp was at the event for the screening of his 2004 flick " The Libertine " and the audience misunderstood him so they booed the actor. The uncomfortable joke sparked headlines and controversy, and now the actor is back-pedaling. TMZ first shared the photo ahead of its release. Depp later issued an apology in regard to his remarks about Trump.

Arts&Culture Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians
Author: 0 Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

The lawsuit claimed it is illegal to deport these detainees without allowing them to prove that they fear torture or death if returned to Iraq. Goldsmith also wrote previous court decisions do not detail a clear solution, either. Iraq recently agreed to accept Iraqi nationals subject to removal from the U.S. The judge's order applied to "all Iraqi nationals within the jurisdiction of the Detroit Ice field office with final orders of removal, who have been, or will be, arrested and ...

Arts&Culture Looks Like X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Could Be Dazzling With Dazzler
Author: 0 Looks Like X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Could Be Dazzling With Dazzler

It looks like another mutant will be added to the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2018) movie. Hiding the fact that she's the one generating them, Dazzler used her powers to support her music career, quickly becoming a star. Kinberg previously confirmed that the next X-Men movie would jump ahead ten years from Apocalypse , offering a 1990s setting for the sequel. Before we introduce all of the lame characters in the X-Men, let's at least break out Cannonball.

Author: 0 Johnny Depp's Shocking Comments on Trump Have Everyone Talking

A White House official issued a statement reading, "President Trump has condemned violence in all forms and it's sad that others like Johnny Depp have not followed his lead". I lie for a living [but] it's been a while. "However, it has been a while and maybe it is time", Depp added. The Secret Service confirmed they are aware of Depp's comments and a staff assistant identified as Shawn Holtzclaw said in a statement, "For security reasons, we can not discuss specifically nor in general ...

Author: 0 Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

The center predicts the storm will diminish to a tropical depression later Thursday as it heads north through Louisiana and then moves northeast through parts of several states including Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama , Tennessee and Kentucky.

Arts&Culture Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole
Author: 0 Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

Krenwinkel famously stabbed Folger coffee heiress Abigail Folger 28 times in one of the murders, even as Folger pleaded with her to stop because "I'm already dead". Wattley said Krenwinkel should also be freed because of her age now and because she was just 21 and less culpable during the murders. Parole has again been denied for convicted killer Krenwinkel .

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

Warmbier's funeral will be held at Wyoming High School - located in the city of Wyoming, a suburb of Cincinnati - from which he graduated in 2013. A rabbi officiated at the service, which was closed to news media. United States doctors who travelled to the North last week to bring Warmbier home recognised that the North had provided him with medical treatment, the spokesman said.

Author: 0 Two detained over brawl during Erdoğan's United States visit

HARI SREENIVASAN: It's been one month since attackers launched into protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington . Authorities have already charged several others, including two Americans and two Canadians, with taking part in the skirmish.

Arts&Culture Rana has fans in a tizzy in 'Nene Raju Nene Mantri' trailer
Author: 0 Rana has fans in a tizzy in 'Nene Raju Nene Mantri' trailer

The striking trailer of Rana's upcoming film "Nene Raju Nene Manthri" has been unveiled and it looks to have the potential to finally give the macho actor his much needed and highly deserving solo blockbuster. "Hope you guys like it!" Kajal looks extremely gorgeous in sarees and her chemistry with Rana looks to be a major strength of this film. To simultaneously release in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam, the film is produced by Suresh Daggubati, CH Bharath Chowdhary and V Kiran Reddy.

Author: 0 Tech CEOs to Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

Technology CEOs are being urged by White House officials to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. While his public speaking has been limited at best, Kushner has been busy with an expansive policy portfolio, charged with modernizing government and leading an effort to broker a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Mistrial: Two Jurors Prevented Guilty Verdict
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Mistrial: Two Jurors Prevented Guilty Verdict

As a result of her accusations, Cosby was charged with digitally penetrating Constand without her consent (10 jurors found Cosby guilty here); sexually assaulting Constand while she was unconscious or unaware during the incident (only one juror voted to find Cosby guilty); and giving Constand drugs or intoxicants without her knowledge, essentially impairing her for the objective of preventing her resistance (the jury was similarly deadlocked 10-2 in favor of a guilty verdict).

Arts&Culture The charges against Bill Cosby and the sentences they carry
Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby and the sentences they carry

The panel has deliberated more than 45 hours without reaching a verdict on charges that Cosby drugged and molested a woman inside his home in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, in 2004. Yes. If he is convicted, prosecutors say Cosby would have to register as a sex offender and face an assessment to determine if he is a sexually violent predator.

Author: 0 This Is The Islamophobic Network Behind The Anti-Sharia Marches

The " March Against Sharia " is aimed at opposing what ACT for American perceives as the spread of Islamic law in the United States. "We are standing up for human rights and against female genital mutilation and against Sharia law ". But while ACT claims to be a national security advocacy group, other organizations like the Southern Poverty Law Center call ACT an "Anti-Muslim" group which targets refugees and Muslims in general.

Author: 0 Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

Iran and Turkey are assisting with extra supplies. "This is a consistent pattern of behavior that affects all of us", the UAE ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba, told Reuters . That call appeared to have been roundly ignored, and it was the Kuwaitis, who also offered to mediate, who delivered the list to Qatar on Thursday .

Arts&Culture Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes
Author: 0 Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes

Last year , three runners made their way to Sha Tin after competing at Royal Ascot , including the victor Defrocked, now known as Limitless, third-placegetter Chief Whip (renamed California Whip) and the horse who finished sixth, Out And About (now Booming Delight).