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Wife of Nik Wallenda hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls

Wife of Nik Wallenda hangs by teeth over Niagara Falls Nik and Erendira Wallenda speak to the media after her performance. Erendira Wallenda assured the public that her training had prepared her for the feat. Nik was 3-years-old and Erendira was 3-months-old. His grandfather would ride a bicycle on a tightrope while his grandmother dangled from her teeth below it. [Full Article...]

Bruce Springsteen Launching Intimate Broadway Residency This Fall

Bruce Springsteen Launching Intimate Broadway Residency This Fall Apparently, the Kerr has sat empty ever since the show Amelie closed last month. The theater is giving Springsteen its stage rent-free, presumably on the theory that this deal will spell thousands for its bar staff in watered-down Long Island iced teas. [Full Article...]

PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims

PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims Residents had long complained about fire safety risks at Grenfell Tower during a refurbishment project completed a year ago, but said their concerns went unheeded. About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats, many of them asleep, when the blaze ripped through the building. "That's one of the most awful things I have ever seen", Prince William said of the tower'... [Full Article...]

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

U.S. stocks open lower after Fed rate hike

U.S. stocks open lower after Fed rate hike KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index fell 0.4 percent to 19,797.46 and South Korea's Kospi sank 0.6 percent to 2,358.34. Sterling weakened 0.3 percent to $1.2717 before a Bank of England policy decision expected to leave interest rates at record lows. [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

The FBI says the shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , was killed by police. In all, five people were wounded when investigators said Hodgkinson opened fire with a rifle. The congressional baseball game Scalise and his fellow Republicans were training for is scheduled to go ahead Thursday night at Washington's Nationals Park. [Full Article...]

Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt

Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt President Trump confirmed Friday that he is under investigation for firing FBI Director James Comey . The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice in relation to ongoing investigations of Russian influence in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Steve Scalise 'in some trouble' after baseball field shooting

Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said . House Majority Leader and MLK Day denier Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center but is expected to recover and regain the ability to walk and run, MedStar's Dr. [Full Article...]

Knives coming out: Trump fans float idea of firing investigator Mueller

The friend, Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House on Monday, said on PBS NewsHour that Mr. Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". The topic of both hearings is the Justice Department's budget. Since being appointed special counsel in May, Mueller has built a team of formidable legal minds who've worked on everything from... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News

Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News The report, which cites five unnamed officials, states that the investigation into Mr Trump began after FBI director James Comey was sacked by the president on May 9th. The order by the general counsel for his transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government. [Full Article...]

DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy

John Major said he had serious doubts about a proposed tie-up the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which is traditionally associated with the Protestant side of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland . But a deal with the DUP also risks destabilising Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. "It's going to be hard, there's no doubt about that, but perhaps an ... [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia

Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia Federation Internationale de Football Association previously advised the next tournament would be held in another Asian nation. For Russia , it's a chance to fine-tune ahead of hosting sport's biggest show next year. The tournament isn't without fears. In the build-up to the tournament, the hosts have faced mounting fears over the threat of hooliganism and the alleged exploitation of workers. [Full Article...]

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

Curry and Durant want Warriors stay Durant's decision to depart the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors was criticized by many, and the title was a bit of redemption for the long-time superstar. "First of all, if everybody wanted Steph, he would have been the No. 1 pick", Durant said, according to ESPN . None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was ... [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

According to what an EU official familiar with the negotiations arrangements told New Europe , the EU side is looking at 4-week negotiation cycles, while the initial talks are expected to focus on early issues about the negotiating regime, or as the EU official referred to, it is going to be "talks about talks". [Full Article...]

At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense

At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense Jurors in Bill Cosby's suburban Philadelphia sexual assault trial are wrapping up for the night, still at an impasse after more than 50 hours of deliberations. "Quaaludes have nothing to do with this case", Cosby defense attorney Brian McMonagle said in his closing arguments. The trio of current charges against Cosby break down to "penetration, however slight" of Constand without her consent; th... [Full Article...]

Re-Live Death In This Groundhog Day-Esque Movie HAPPY DEATH DAY

Re-Live Death In This Groundhog Day-Esque Movie HAPPY DEATH DAY The basic concept is that a young woman wakes up after a bender on her birthday only to be killed that night. Happy Death Day rolls into theaters this fall and should land on home video sometime in early 2018. The only way to escape the time loop is to stop the killer. " Happy Death Day " is scheduled for release in Irish cinemas on October 20th. But there are exceptions to that rule and i... [Full Article...]

TDP MP banned by domestic airlines flies to Europe

TDP MP banned by domestic airlines flies to Europe Air carriers Vistara and AirAsia India on Friday joined other airlines in barring TDP Parliamentarian J C Diwakar Reddy from their flights, even as Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju promised a probe into the incident at Visakhapatnam airport where he allegedly misbehaved with IndiGo staff. [Full Article...]

Thousands remember victims of nightclub shooting

Thousands remember victims of nightclub shooting One woman spoke at a memorial and said, "Out of the darkness Orlando rose as a beacon of light and we shine that bright light on the issues of equality and love". The building, soon to be converted into a museum, opened its doors at 2:00 am to relatives of the victims and survivors of the attack for a private ceremony attended by city officials in which the names of the dead were read out loud. [Full Article...]

Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries

Establishment candidates prevail in Virginia governor primaries Northam dispatched Tom Perriello in a heavily attended primary, vanquishing the former one-term congressman's claim that a big turnout - fueled by his emphasis on national issues and the support of such progressive headliners as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren - augured a win for his last-minute insurgent candidacy. [Full Article...]

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

Scalise , a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. 3 House Republican , suffered injuries to internal organs, broken bones, and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip on a baseball field where he and other lawmakers were practising for a charity baseball game. [Full Article...]


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