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Burt Ward, Seth MacFarlane, others mourn death of Adam West

Burt Ward, Seth MacFarlane, others mourn death of Adam West

As an older actor, he played "Timothy North" on the hit TV show Kim Possible . Celebrities mourned the actor's death with tributes on social media. West, thank you for all those afternoons you hel...

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Danny Summerhays in the lead at the Memorial

The putt, the longest he holed all week, elicited an emphatic fist pump from the typically flat-lining, emotionless Dufner. Dufner went from the 36-hole record to four strokes out of the lead. Fowler ...

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Qatari FM Confirms Doha Interested in Positive Relations With Iran

Qatari FM Confirms Doha Interested in Positive Relations With Iran

The deal to deploy Turkish troops in Qatar , aimed at improving the country's army and boosting military cooperation, was signed in April 2016 in Doha . Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu o...

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Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

Read the full statement below. "I got to play with some of my heroes five or six times on stage", May said. It's a very sad news that touched Cher . A little more than a year later, bassist Berr...

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NY anti-Islamic law rally, counter-protest face off angrily

NY anti-Islamic law rally, counter-protest face off angrily

About 175 protesters held their rally on the Capitol grounds, singing the national anthem and waving signs. The rally was one of more than two dozen held across the US on Saturday to target the noti...

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Roman Polanski's Sexual Assault Victim To Appear In Court On His Behalf

Roman Polanski's Sexual Assault Victim To Appear In Court On His Behalf

Samantha Geimer told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon that she wanted the case to end, either with an outright dismissal or by the judge sentencing Polanski without him being present...

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May Still in Search of Deal to Form a Government

May Still in Search of Deal to Form a Government

The prime minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit. That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives ...

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McCain tries to clarify muddled line of questioning

He seemed to be arguing that Comey exonerated Clinton, in a sense, but left an investigation looming over President Trump , setting a double standard. The unusual line of questioning had dozens of ...

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Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins hasn't signed up yet

Wonder Woman appears in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and will the forthcoming Justice League , so her character is getting more and more screen time. Indeed, nearly three times as many peopl...

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Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

The sold-out concert also featured Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Liam Gallagher , Katy Perry , Take That and more. He has announced that he will also be donating royalties to cha...

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Universal's 'The Mummy' kicks off push for new film universe

Jolie has already been linked with Bride of Frankenstein , but there's no word exactly on where Fassbender, Lawrence or Theron fit into the proceedings. Mysterious apocalyptic happenings (a swarm of ...

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James Comey is a leaker

The president said he would be willing to tell that to the newly appointed special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation, Robert Mueller . I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge all...

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United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

He defended the party's "honest and strong" manifesto, saying controversial proposals on social care had been discussed in government for months and were not his own personal "pet project". "They re...

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Lebanese gov't seeks to ban Wonder Woman film with Israeli lead actress

Lebanese gov't seeks to ban Wonder Woman film with Israeli lead actress

A group called the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel-Lebanon has campaigned against showing Wonder Woman in Lebanon, praising the Ministry of Economy's position while decrying Gadot's past pr...

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3-star Nahziah Carter commits to Washington

3-star Nahziah Carter commits to Washington

With the addition of Carter, the Huskies have the No. 11 ranked recruiting class in the Pac-12 for 2017, and the No. 66 class in the nation, per 247 Sports . Huskies head coach Mike Hopkins now has t...

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Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports

Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports

On that date, it also will be announced whether the 2024 Olympics will be hosted by Paris or Los Angeles . For the US team, women have outnumbered men in the past two Summer Olympics - in R...

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WONDER WOMAN: Don't send a man to do a Wonder Woman's job

Patty Jenkins , who's been behind the camera for films like Monster , tells ABC Radio she's been a superfan of the Wonder Woman character for years. You can order your copy at Amazon and othe...

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Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

France is still under the state of emergency imposed after the November 2015 attacks in Paris , when Islamic State jihadists killed 130 people in a night of carnage at venues across the city. On Tu...

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Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble

Theresa May's closest political advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , have resigned. "I think if we'd had a large Conservative majority like all the polling was pointing to, then Theresa May...

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Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

The prosecution rested Thursday. But in a phone call, Ms Carter "ordered him back in and then listened for 20 minutes as he cried in pain, took his last breath, and then died", Ms Flynn said . We hav...

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Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter

It's giving jurors a look at his view of the January 2004 encounter where Andrea Constand says he drugged and violated her at his suburban Philadelphia home. The prosecution's key witnesses, Constan...

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Adam West, star of 'Batman' TV series, dead at 88

Adam West, star of 'Batman' TV series, dead at 88

His acting career began in films in 1959. Before starring in Batman West appeared in several TV Westerns including episodes of The Outer Limits . "Farewell Adam West . You were MY Batman ", Mr ...

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Burt Ward is 'devastated' at the news of Adam West's death

Burt Ward is 'devastated' at the news of Adam West's death

Actress Julia Newmar, who played Catwoman alongside West's Batman , released a statement calling him a "great gift". "There are no words to describe how much we'll miss him", it said. West's Batma...

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'Batman' star Adam West dies at 88

'Batman' star Adam West dies at 88

In addition to starring on Batman , West appeared in The Young Philadelphians, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, Redux Riding Hood, and saw a resurgence in recent years portraying the Mayor of Quahog on Fami...

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McCain says his confusing questions resulted from watching Diamondbacks

McCain says his confusing questions resulted from watching Diamondbacks

Also in the noon Eastern hour of CNN's breathless, dithering coverage, CNN legal analyst Laura Coates conceded that Comey's opened himself to " pretty fair criticism " because "he's so interested in...

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Christina El Moussa On A Date With Her New Man!

Christina El Moussa On A Date With Her New Man!

El Moussa was all smiles while holding hands with her beau. She looked great, wearing a semi-sheer purple dress decorated with polka dots, which she rocked with gray suede boots. "I'm just enjoying ...

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Meet Ananya Vinay, Winner of 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest

She will take home more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. You can see video of Ananya spelling the winning word below . The young girl - who, the Times noted, remained expressionless, save for a...

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UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

May called the early election when her party was comfortably ahead in the polls, in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the EU. Amid reports that se...

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Jessica Chastain marries boyfriend in Italy

Jessica Chastain marries boyfriend in Italy

As expected, Jessica Chastain did invite some of her co-stars from the industry. Anne was joined by her husband Adam Shulman , however, Emily's husband John Krasinski wasn't photographed. The cou...

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'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked him if "the attorney general or senior officials at the Department of Justice" tried to block an FBI investigation, to which Comey replied, "Not in my experience". Kaso...

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Ex-Penn State Athletic Director Jailed Due To Sandusky Emails

Ex-Penn State Athletic Director Jailed Due To Sandusky Emails

Former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, was sentenced to 6 to 23 months, with two months behind bars. He will also serve 2 years probation, 200 hours of community service and will have to pay $7,500 ...

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Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

The $1.5 million race also is without Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing. It lacked Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing. "It looked lik...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been released by Manchester United - but the veteran striker will continue his rehabilitation with the club, Press Association Sport understands. United's failure to sign chi...

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Some toast Comey testimony, others shrug at USA bar 'watch parties'

Some toast Comey testimony, others shrug at USA bar 'watch parties'

Martin Heinrich and House of Cards' Will Conway, played by Joel Kinnaman; to " the date night plotline " introduced when Comey told the committee that his dinner with Trump had forced him to cancel ...

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Tesla chief teases new details on the Model Y, Model 3

Tesla chief teases new details on the Model Y, Model 3

In fact, Model 3 buyers will only have two options for customizing the vehicle at first: the color and the size of the wheels, Musk said. Tesla boss Elon Musk admits he got several things wrong ...

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Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

They were sorely disappointed. One last observation: Comey forgot to mention the near mutiny in the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he decided not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for breaking th...

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Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 3 vs

Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 3 vs

Mind you, no team had ever recovered from 3-1 down in an National Basketball Association finals until Cleveland did previous year. The Warriors popped champagne inside the bowels of Quicken Loan...

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Ariana Grande enlists big performers for Manchester concert

Ariana Grande enlists big performers for Manchester concert

Justin Bieber , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , The Black Eyed Peas , Usher and Coldplay are among those expected to take the stage, in addition to Grande. "We would like to rea...

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Trump trying to ruin my life, says Kathy Griffin

Trump trying to ruin my life, says Kathy Griffin

The images prompted CNN to fire Griffin from her decade-long gig hosting a New Year's Eve special with Anderson Cooper . She reiterated her apology in a tearful address Friday , saying the apo...

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Beloved Actor Adam West, TV's Original Batman, Has Died Aged 88

Adam West , who played Batman in the campy 1960s television series, has died . He was 88-years-old. West passed away in Los Angeles after a short battle with leukemia , according to his family...

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