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UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

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Britain's government said on Saturday that cladding samples from 27 public apartment blocks in 15 areas have failed fire safety tests. These housing developments are sited around London, Manchester, Plymouth, and Portsmouth. "This is a nightmare, there was a fire in the block two years ago and it was contained, so I don't really see what all the fuss is about". Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds at the gym and went back to his Taplow apartment to sleep there ... Read More »

Ask the Weather Guys: When is the summer solstice?

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The festival of Ramadan coincides with the summer solstice. But there's a popular misconception about summer days: That sunsets get later after summer begins. clary) People take part in the 15th annual Times Square yoga event celebrating the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, during classes in the middle of Times Square on June 21, 2017 in NY. Read More »

Supreme Court Says Disparaging Trademark Names Are Protected

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The case before the Supreme Court involved a musician, Simon Tam , who was denied trademark registration for the name of his band, The Slants , under the Lanham Act. Alito rejected arguments that the government has an interest in preventing speech that is offensive to certain groups. Tam said the band was "beyond humbled and thrilled" with the ruling. Read More »

Authorities: Escaped Ga. inmates caught in Tenn

Deal said more details would be forthcoming. The officers who spotted the vehicle called in other units, and a pursuit of the suspects occurred on Interstate 24, with the vehicles exceeding 100 miles per hour. Authorities say the men overpowered the guards, killing them with their own weapons, before fleeing the bus near Eatonton, about 70 miles southeast of Atlanta early Tuesday. Read More »

Beckham one step closer to MLS team in Miami

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The city will still need to approve the actual construction of the stadium, but now that Beckham's group has promised to use private funds to build the stadium and create 50 permanent jobs, it appears the plan has support. Something needs to be done with it, now", said Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, who represents the Overtown neighborhood where the stadium is planned. Despite getting Beckham under their bridge to buy an expanded franchise at a discounted price, the former England, ... Read More »

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

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Trump, in a series of tweets , lashed Khan's handling of the Saturday night terror attack , mocking the mayor for telling the public there was "no reason to be alarmed " over armed police on the streets. It was not until the Westminster attack in March of this year that Mr Khan again had friction with the Trump family. Trump used the event to highlight the benefits of his controversial travel ban policy. Read More »

Foo Fighters Imagine Their Nursing Home Days in New 'Run' Video

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Talking about releasing new music, the rocker told Gordon Smart: "To hear it go out to the world, it's like you're letting something free and it's fantastic". Foo Fighters released the song without warning and did not indicate whether it foreshadowed a full album on the way. Prior to that, they released their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways , in 2014. Read More »

Man goes wild setting Plinko record on 'Price is Right'

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When the group finally made it into the studio, Belz was excited because their new seats were two rows behind Contestant's Row and they would be on screen the majority of the time. The Millerton, Pa., man hit $10,000 prizes with three of his five puck drops on the way to edging past the old record of $30,500. He's going to use his winnings to pay off student loans. Read More »

Trump tried to get intelligence officials to deny collusion

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Both refused the request as inappropriate. Coats stated during his confirmation hearing in February that Russian Federation "definitely did try to influence campaign", a conclusion that was unanimously accepted by intelligence officials but one that could put him at odds with a White House that has consistently dismissed the idea. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres to do her first stand-up special in 15 years

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The news was announced on Twitter, the free PR machine to the stars. There's no rush, obviously, but it's probably going to be quite a while before the special is released on Netflix . Over the last few years, Netflix has basically had a monopoly on the stand-up comedy industry. DeGeneres, after all, has her hands full just getting through a week of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". Read More »

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

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The gap between Bulgaria and Moldova - who took third place - widened even further though, as SunStroke Project managed to score just 374 with their song 'Hey Mamma!'. His song became one of the favorites following the first semifinal. The closest Portugal ever came to winning the contest was in 1996, when Lúcia Moniz finished 6th. Read More »

Deepika Padukone at opening ceremony of Cannes Film Festival

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Deepika Padukone walked the red carper for the Cannes Film Festival 2017 on May 17. Clearly, Deepika has come a long way in the fashion department. Interestingly, Deepika's Day 1 red carpet appearance was quite impressive, and the worldwide media is now hopefully impressed. Read More »

Ayesha Confirmed For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

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Directed by James Gunn, the film stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff , Elizabeth Debicki , Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell . If it does, it will be one of only eight movies to ever hit that mark. Worldwide, " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" has amassed over $427 million as of this writing. Read More »

Industry lost a great actress: Celebs mourn Reema Lagoo's death

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Tu Tu Main Main , which featured a stubborn mother-in-law, played by Reema Lagoo , and a boisterous daughter-in-law, enacted by Supriya Pilgaonkar, was one of the best comedy TV shows ever made. She was now working on TV serial Naamkaran on Star Plus. Later, Reema became famous for portraying the "middle-aged, modern, but understanding mother" on both, the silver and the small screens, to some of the biggest stars in the industry. Read More »

HYS: Will Conte be sacked next season?

It's not much, but if you're going to the game tonight, feel free to use it. While Chelsea are preparing for a party atmosphere in front of their fans, Mazzarri must lift his players to make sure they avoid the campaign fading out now they have secured top-flight status once again. Read More »

Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey, unveil Monument Park plaque

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Springer never technically shared a field with Jeter - he was a rookie in 2014 but was injured when the Yankees and Astros played - but he has talked to Beltran and McCann about The Captain. I'm unprepared. From what people have told me, you just do it and see what happens. He wasn't the most talented player, both offensively and defensively, but for some reason, you wanted the ball hit to him and you wanted him to be at the plate. Read More »

Consternation on Capitol Hill over White House bombshells

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New Zealand's Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee said in a statement that the report was rejected by senior USA officials. "This is risky and reckless", Durbin wrote. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said it would "be very troubling" if Trump shared sensitive information with the Russians and said the Senate Intelligence Committee "should be briefed on this important issue immediately". Read More »

Scream Queens has been cancelled after just two seasons

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Are you disappointed to hear that Fox has canceled Scream Queens after two seasons and that's we'll never get to find out who was behind the mask of the Red Devil inside of Chanel's vehicle? Unfortunately for fans of the Ryan Murphy produced show, Fox confirmed that Scream Queens has been officially cancelled. Read More »

'New Girl' renewed for seventh and final season

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That's how uncertain Fox brass were about its renewal prospects. New Girl's Season 7 will be the end of the road for the Zooey Deschanel-led sitcom. So, when the show comes back, it'll presumably be for more of a victory lap than for more protracted will-they-won't-they drama-not that the constant will-they-won't-they teases haven't been fun for these last few years. Read More »

NBC uncanceled Timeless, thanks to pressure from fans

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The Hollywood Reporter followed up on Kripke's announcement to confirm that Timeless will air a second season with NBC in summer 2018 and to dish a few details on why the network changed its mind. "Can't wait to show you more", Ryan also tweeted . When the network executives convened to discuss its 2017-18 lineup, the questions surrounding Timeless , considered a "borderline" series, were "Can it grow, and do we have place for it", Greenblatt said. Read More »

Stephen Colbert responds to President Trump's 'no-talent' insult

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For his part , however, Colbert said that he would absolutely do it again - though he admitted he would substitute certain words for others a second time around. Last week, Colbert's lead in viewers was the biggest since he took over for David Letterman in September 2015. The comedian presented a few alternative versions of Trump's letter to Comey on his show Wednesday night. Read More »

Baahubali 2 Is 'Unstoppable,' Tweets Karan Johar

The SS Rajamouli-directed film garnered positive response from the audience and the strong word of mouth helped it go on record-breaking spree. While Baahubali 2 is making records at the box office the film's leading actor, Prabhas, is making a few records of his own. Read More »