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Rally in Atlanta against Islamic law meets counterprotests

But organizers of a counter-demonstration right across the street said the protesters' fears are unfounded and their beliefs bigoted. Nearby, pro-Muslim demonstrators were also taking a stand. Sacramento County Sheriff's Office assisted police during the event. The protest in Seattle was among dozens of demonstrations that took place across the country on Saturday. [Full Article...]

UK-bound flight diverted to Germany after 'suspicious' conversation

Six aircraft were diverted to other airports as a result of the police investigation, the airport said. The three men, whose details have not been released, were arrested and by late Saturday night they were questioned by the police. The flight from Ljubljana to London Stansted airport was forced to land in Cologne over security concerns. Federal police seized a backpack that belonged to one o... [Full Article...]

As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

He said no proof of any wrongdoing "has been presented to Qatar yet". Responding to the list overnight, Qatar issued a statement saying: "We do not, have not and will not support terrorist groups". - Abu Dhabi port eases restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar. - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says reports linking Russian hackers to Qatar crisis are "mass disinformation... [Full Article...]

Bobbi Kristina's ex Nick Gordon arrested for domestic violence, kidnapping

Bobbi Kristina's ex Nick Gordon arrested for domestic violence, kidnapping The officer made contact with Nick by his pool and arrested him for battery. SANFORD, Fla . (AP) - Nick Gordon , the ex-partner of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown , was arrested Saturday after allegedly beating up his new girlfriend in a jealous rage. [Full Article...]

Swift returns to Spotify

With Perry's latest album, " Witness ", out today, Swift released her entire back catalog on to major streaming services. Swift wrote an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal where she defended her decision, saying that streaming services , like Spotify, don't do a good enough job paying artists. [Full Article...]

Off Air with Tony Tone: We need Wonder Woman!

Off Air with Tony Tone: We need Wonder Woman! Wonder Woman is now playing in theaters. Gadot and her co-stars feel the movie is more than the latest in the superhero genre. "I think we made a really, really good movie". I got them for $3, which isn't bad at all. "At the end of the day she's the most-powerful warrior". The film doesn't quite hit its groove until Gadot shows up. [Full Article...]

House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos The Judiciary Committee had already requested on May 17 that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and White House provide the panel with documents and records - including recordings - related to Comey and Trump's interactions. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said during his testimony Thursday. And then noted: "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't wor... [Full Article...]

Doctors warn of health risks in withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Doctors warn of health risks in withdrawal from Paris climate accord Nonetheless, I remain an optimist about the agreement because it would take four years for any party to formally withdraw, and a lot can change in that time . Private industry's position on the Paris Accord was not uniform-many companies support the agreement , but others have noted that the measures required to meet the targets would be too onerous . [Full Article...]

Wonder Woman's Israeli star sparks call for film ban in Lebanon

Wonder Woman's Israeli star sparks call for film ban in Lebanon Metro US note that "it's a little long", while Variety expand on the issue in a little more detail, saying: "Approaching 2½ hours in length, Wonder Woman does fall victim to a fair bit of blockbuster bloat". He'd be pretty proud of how she finally made it onto the big screen. Chris Pine: I love that scene because it's trying to explain to someone why we fight wars. [Full Article...]

Hamilton, ready for fight, tops first practise

He was 0.215s quicker than Lewis Hamilton in the second session and 0.265s faster than teammate Sebastian Vettel on a track where the margins between cars are usually wafer thin. Monaco ended a 21-race podium streak by Mercedes , the fourth longest such run in the sport's history. Force India duo Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez were eighth and tenth, sandwiching Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso in P... [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. [Full Article...]

This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

Trump agreed Wednesday not to directly engage on Comey, and by the time the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director took the witness stand, tweeting "was not something he was considering", one senior White House official said. He assailed his own Justice Department for its legal strategy to defend his travel ban , potentially creating new headaches as his administration seeks the Suprem... [Full Article...]

WOW Amber Rose Reveals Her Most Shocking Photo Ever

WOW Amber Rose Reveals Her Most Shocking Photo Ever Twitter users remained mostly in support of Rose - with some questioning what her 4-year-old son Sebastian would think of the photo . The image was shot by photographer Orin Fleurimont . Amber's third SlutWalk is set to take place from September 30th to October 1st in Los Angeles. Model Amber Rose unveiled her vagina on Twitter and Instagram Friday night, prompting the latter to de... [Full Article...]

13 marines killed amid battle with militants laying siege to Philippine city

13 marines killed amid battle with militants laying siege to Philippine city Friday's ferocious, street-to-street gunbattles with the militants saw 13 troops killed , in a dramatic surge in the toll from the conflict, Philippine military spokesmen said. official told the Reuters news agency. However, with this event, it seems that the Philippines still needs the moral and technological support of the United States , a country that had helped the Philippines r... [Full Article...]

Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

Officer Jeronimo Yanez, facing a manslaughter charge in the death of Philando Castile, said he could clearly see the gun that Castile had just told the officer he was carrying. Prosecutors called Yanez's actions unreasonable. Two Roseville police officers, including the one who says he actually removed the gun, said they saw it hanging out of Castile's pocket when officers were preparing Castile... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more

Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more But the timing of Swift's return to streaming services raises eyebrows - her music went online at the exact moment that fellow pop mega-star Katy Perry released her new album " Witness ". No streaming service besides Apple Music was able to stream it. A request for clarification on that question by Swift's management and record label was not immediately returned. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility The defense has pointed out that phone records show Constand called Cosby 53 times after she says he assaulted her. Constand told the jury the calls mostly involved the women's basketball team, especially around tournament time. "I was thinking, 'What am I doing here?'" she testified. The defense's argument boiled down to whether a victim would remember the date of a sexual assault or whethe... [Full Article...]

Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning

If we don't win, I will jump in any auto I can in any category. "If the calendar stays in the range we've known in the last couple of years, I would be happy to stay, but if it keeps increasing like NASCAR to 40 or 50 races, it is not for me". [Full Article...]

Wonder Woman's Patty Jenkins box office triumph

Wonder Woman's Patty Jenkins box office triumph Opening over the weekend, " Wonder Woman " outperformed estimations of $80 million to $90 million and brought in $100.5 million in the USA and Canada. On June 2, the day that Patty Jenkins's record-breaking Wonder Woman hit theaters, Yahoo News anchor Katie Couric tweeted a five-second video of star Gal Gadot throwing playful shade at Chris Hemsworth and his signature superhero, the Mi... [Full Article...]

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund passes £10 million mark

Grande performed the final song for the evening, a patient, minimalist rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow ". "It was a awful tragedy in London and also in Manchester only a few weeks ago", he said. Police had warned concert-goers of additional checks after Saturday's attacks in London that left seven dead when a van plowed into pedestrians and three attackers stabbed people . [Full Article...]


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