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Pope Francis makes two shepherd children saints

Pope Francis makes two shepherd children saints Pope Francis has added two Portuguese shepherd children to the roster of Catholic saints, honoring young siblings whose visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago turned the sleepy Portuguese farm town of Fatima into one of the world's most important Catholic shrines. [Full Article...]

Trump celebrates first 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Trump celebrates first 100 days with Pennsylvania rally It was the split-screen image that President Donald Trump wanted, a living, breathing testament to just how out of touch the "elites" in Washington really are and how he remains, despite all the barbs thrown at him by those elites, beloved among real Americans. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico announces historic debt restructuring in court

Puerto Rico announces historic debt restructuring in court The decision to resolve a portion of the debt in court is the largest effort ever made by a US government to shield itself from creditors. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Bondholders sued Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the first legal challenges to hit the USA territory after the expiration of a freeze on litigation that protected it from lawsuits amid a deep economic crisis. [Full Article...]

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in Bari after attacks

Kristian Rouz - A Group of Seven (G7) meeting revealed the deepening divide between the attitudes of the increasingly protectionist United States and the rest of the world's largest economies, which are attempting to uphold the free trade approach to the global exchange in goods and services. [Full Article...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer gets the 16-bit treatment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer gets the 16-bit treatment But what if the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi came out that year? Disney does a great job at keeping us occupied, though, especially with spinoffs like Rogue One and the upcoming Han Solo film . Here's a roundup of what we know is coming in the near future for the Star Wars franchise. The trailer promises that the Jedi are coming to an end. [Full Article...]

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 made over $106 million internationally in its first weekend at the box office . That represents a 54% improvement on the first Guardians' opening weekend, which totaled $94.3 million back in 2014. 2 " sequel. The Superhero sequel has earned $427.6-M globally; elsewhere, TG teen drama "3 Generations" and Julian Assange documentary "Risk" both DOA at the specialt... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy' The White House first said this week that Trump made the move because of a negative memo about Comey from the Justice Department, only to have the president later say he made the decision before seeing the memo. Sanders said she personally spoke with President Trump about those meeting, and he assured her that those conversations with Comey did take place. [Full Article...]

Here Are the Hottest Women at the 2017 Met Gala

Kate was joined by her husband Michael Polish as well as designer Tory Burch and actress Zoey Deutch. Rih amazed on the red carpet, modeling a floral sculpture dress designed by Rei Kawakubo , the founder of Comme Des Garcons and Dover Street Market. [Full Article...]

Caitlyn Jenner distant from Kim Kardashian West

Caitlyn Jenner distant from Kim Kardashian West Speaking about her brood on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, Kris Jenner's daughter had gushed about North, saying: 'She's really really smart, actually. "The man who was in their lives for so many years is gone, and they don't have the same relationship with Caitlyn ". This involved relaying her account of what happened to a translator for both the judge and a clerk, then double-checkin... [Full Article...]

N.Korea fires unidentified projectile - S.Korea military

The launch came just days after South Koreans went to the polls to elect a new president. The Japanese government also announced that the North's missile flew for half an hour and landed in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. FS Mistral, a French amphibious assault ship, docks at Naval Base Guam, May 11, 2017, near Hagatna, Guam. China remains one of North Korea's only allies and is r... [Full Article...]

Inmate takes Illinois hospital employee hostage

Inmate takes Illinois hospital employee hostage An inmate being treated at an IL hospital grabbed an attending officer's weapon and took a hospital employee hostage, the Kane County Sheriff's Department said Saturday afternoon. He'd been a patient at the hospital since May 8, he said. The corrections officer managed to get away but the hostage situation continued on for several hours while the hospital was on lockdown. [Full Article...]

White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

But acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said at a Senate committee hearing Thursday that statement "is not accurate". However, she said , "I understand that there have been additional requests". Instead, Lavrov pointed to Trump's own comments, frequently relayed via Twitter, that the Russian Federation story is "fake news". Later, however, they said that Trump had planned to fire Comey regardless. [Full Article...]

Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2

Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2 Before that, the Cardinals had put together a couple runs in the fourth, but had been nearly silent since offensively. For his career, the 28-year old has 4.69 ERA with three saves, 306 strikeouts, and 1.40 WHIP. The final out seemed ready to be made at home as Willson Contreras charged around third, trying to score from second. Once Bryant was scratched, Jon Jay got into the lineup, but he exi... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings

There are the flags, the stately podium, the designated areas for different players; there is an expected decorum in the press room that's been the norm throughout the decades. Wednesday: "People in the Justice Department made a very strong recommendation, the president followed it and he made a quick and decisive action to fire James Comey ". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

United Kingdom working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack But computers and networks that haven't updated their systems are at risk. NHS England said patients needing emergency treatment should go to Accidents and Emergency or access emergency services as they normally would. Interestingly, the same tool is believed to have been used by another anonymous hacking group to gain remote access to computers, that brought parts of the NHS to a standstill. [Full Article...]

Nixon Library tweet that trolled Trump was inappropriate, officials say

In a letter sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, the attorneys general described Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey in the middle of his investigation " a violation of the public trust ". But McCabe characterized the investigation as "highly significant" and assured senators Comey's firing would not hinder it. Comey was supervising an investigation into possible ... [Full Article...]

UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election

UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election Labour remain the biggest party on Bridgend council, with 26 seats, but the Conservatives, who only had one seat, now have 11. Labour still hold the majority of council seats in Wales, but that doesn't tell the whole story4. Corbyn's team, however, has a different reason for why the Labour Party's support crashed so hard during the local elections. Tim Farron's party risked angering wealthier ... [Full Article...]

Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor

Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor Meanwhile, Beauty and the Beast won "Movie of the Year" award at 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Emma Watson had high praise for MTV's move to remove gender qualifiers for its Movie and TV Awards. Henson accepted a new honour: the best fight against the system award for the film Hidden Figures . In the past, only one individual could have won this award. [Full Article...]

Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan granted divorce after 18 years of marriage!

Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan granted divorce after 18 years of marriage! Even Arjun Kapoor was brought in to the picture for creating a rift between the couple. Surprisingly, the duo, married for almost 18 years, had stepped out together for the very first time for a public event since they separated last year. [Full Article...]

'Deadpool' animated series in works at FXX

'Deadpool' animated series in works at FXX It's the bloody collab of dreams! The ten episode series will launch in 2018. Glover along with his younger brother Stephen Glover (who is also a writer on the critically acclaimed Atlanta) will serve as showrunners, executive producers, and writers of the series. [Full Article...]


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