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Tropical Storm Cindy to bring heavy rain to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Cindy to bring heavy rain to Gulf Coast

One forecast model predicted Monday at least 6 to 10 inches of rain could fall across a large portion of the Gulf Coast with some pockets getting as much as 20 inches. The weather service also warned of possible isolated tornadoes today from southern Louisiana to northern Florida . The risk will decrease Thursday , but a tornado can not be ruled out across portions of Louisiana and Mississippi. Read More

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Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

The 1984 film tells the story of a teenager hounded by bullies, who learns karate from a Japanese handyman and takes on his bully in a karate contest - and wins. Among other Oscar nominations for " Rocky " were two for Stallone, best actor and best screenplay; plus best actress, Talia Shire; best supporting actor, Burgess Meredith and Burt Young; and best song, " Gonna Fly Now ". Read More

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Heroes: Capitol Police Credited With Preventing Massacre By Stopping Shooter

Capitol Police prevented Wednesday's shooting at a Northern Virginia baseball field from becoming a "massacre", congressmen at the center of the terrifying ordeal said . " Steve Scalise laid in that outfield while the shooter was there after he'd been shot. Only we can change that", Davis said. Paul spoke with MSNBC from the baseball field, where the congressional members had been ordered to shelter in place. Read More

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Gas prices drop in Omaha, across country

Gas prices drop in Omaha, across country

Those who watch gas prices closely have called the recent drop a "downward spiral" given Georgia prices have dropped daily for more than two weeks, and the national average has fallen for nine straight days. The lowest was $2.26 on February 9. Prices came down even further in OH from $2.34 to $2.23 and in Kentucky from $2.28 to $2.21. At some places in Miami, you can beat that average price by a lot. Read More

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Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

Megyn Kelly's Sunday night show on her new network, NBC , finally debuted over the weekend, and it did not disappoint. "I don't know. The routine job of an ambassador ― do you think that from all over the world, or from the United States, the ambassador reports to me every day who he meets with or what they discuss there?" USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to tilt the election campaign inTrump's favour, including by hacking into the emails of senior ... Read More

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Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who recently won Oscars for the song "City of Stars" from the movie " La La Land ", added to a remarkable year by earning Tonys for best score for writing the songs for " Dear Evan Hansen ". But she said the experience had been "life-affirming and life-changing", telling reporters between tears, "It's more than I deserve". Kevin Spacey, from left, Michael Kelly and Robin Wright appear as their characters from " House of Cards " as they present Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Read More

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Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

Launching an extraordinary allegation against a key USA military partner, Trump derided what he called Qatar's "extremist ideology in terms of funding" terrorist groups, an accusation Qatar has repeatedly and vehemently denied. According to Sky Italy, supporters caught donning shirts with the Qatar Airways logo now face €135,000 fines (around £120,000) and up to 15 years in jail. Read More

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Winning Powerball ticket sold in California

There is at least one Powerball ticket - purchased in California - that matched all of the winning numbers drawn Saturday night for the $447.8 million jackpot, lottery officials have confirmed. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The estimated cash value for Saturday's drawing is $273 million. Winners have up to 1 year to claim their prize. The odds against winning Mega Millions are 1 in 259 million. Read More

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Taylor Swift criticised for 'immature' music release alongside Katy Perry album

Taylor Swift criticised for 'immature' music release alongside Katy Perry album

Two years ago, Taylor wrote an open letter to Apple Music about why she doesn't support streaming, but the company swiftly changed their policy and she forged a partnership with them. What do you think of Swift's decision? The first one is more probable although you can't discount the other. And because of the legal structure of song licensing in the states, listeners on Pandora's radio service also could hear tracks from her catalog. Read More

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Jennifer Connelly Will Headline TNT's SNOWPIERCER Series

Jennifer Connelly Will Headline TNT's SNOWPIERCER Series

It's set on a massive, constantly moving train filled with what's left of humanity. Deadline reports that Connelly will play Melanie Cavill, a first class passenger who spends her days making announcements over the PA system. That, however, was only a temporary setback for the Snowpiercer . It explores class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival. However, as its class divisions remain prevalent, seeds of a revolution are sowed and people like Daveed Diggs's introverted ... Read More

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Director: 'Wonder Woman' a 'hero' for all

Now in defence of all other movies coming out or that have come out, it's only June. Yes, she is! In every way a wonder, and a woman of curiosity, beauty, strength and caring. Despite being out just a few weeks in the U.S. and less than a week here, the superhero reboot leads the way with the most tweets of any film this year at 2.19 million tweets so far. Read More

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Jury for Cosby trial includes two blacks

Bill Cosby's defense lawyers accused the prosecution of "a systematic exclusion of African Americans " on Tuesday after only one black person was included in the 11 jurors selected for their client's sexual assault trial. Cosby, whose reputation as America's favorite TV dad has been irreparably sullied, has denied any wrongdoing and said every sexual encounter was consensual. Read More

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UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

There is a 100-meter cordon in place as a precaution, and police asked people to avoid the area. Police investigating the Manchester terrorist attack have found a auto which they believe might be "significant" to the inquiry. Isaac, 24, said: " It's not easy being connected to 22 lost, innocent lives ". Britain's Prince William has also been visiting the city this afternoon, he made a private visit to Manchester Children's Hospital to meet survivors. Read More

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Citing lawmaker gridlock, Gov. Edwards calls special session

Citing lawmaker gridlock, Gov. Edwards calls special session

It needed 70 votes to pass. And the Democrats' leader in the House, Rep. Gene Reynolds, says he thinks lawmakers are making progress in negotiations over a stalled construction financing bill. Naquin said support topped out at 60 "yes" votes on Tuesday night, an unlikely alliance of Republicans from Baton Rouge and other congested areas, some members of the Legislative Black Caucus and a smattering of other Democrats. Read More

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Morse heads to DL after SFG-Nats brawl

Morse heads to DL after SFG-Nats brawl

Both Harper and Strickland may be facing suspensions for the incident, but Major League Baseball could come down harder on Strickland if a home run three years ago played a part in intentionally hitting someone. I don't think he should he thinking about what happened in the first round. "You see red", Harper said . (Strickland) probably took exception to that, " Baker said . Read More

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Sane Trilogy Has Greatly Impressed Naughty Dog

Sane Trilogy Has Greatly Impressed Naughty Dog

Sane Trilogy taking a nice tour of what has been cooked up so far as they prep for release. It follows the Crash Bandicoot trilogy that was released for the PS1 and featured the cast of Crash Bandicoot . In addition to this, there is a new gameplay demo of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy , including hands-on gameplay from famed levels Orange Asphalt, Double Header, and Gone Tomorrow. Read More

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Jury discharged after failure to reach verdicts in Rolf Harris case

Jury discharged after failure to reach verdicts in Rolf Harris case

Harris had denied all of the charges. Judge Deborah Taylor then entered a verdict of not guilty and released Harris. Harris thanked his supporters and expressed relief at the verdict in a statement read by his lawyer outside the court. Harris left court in a media scrum without making any comment to waiting reporters before getting into a waiting vehicle. "Accordingly, we offer no evidence to the four counts on the indictment". Read More

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