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Guardians of the Galaxy 2, showing through Thursday, May 25, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy 2, showing through Thursday, May 25, 2017

Not only is he the presumptive villain for the next Guardians of the Galaxy , but likely an integral player in the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War . The sculptors at Legacy Effects are well aware of Baby Groot's universal appeal and extreme adorability factor, so they're creating a full-scale maquette figure of the sassy sapling , offered exclusively through Sideshow Collectibles . Read More

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Israel and Turkey Bombard Syria

Israel generally neither confirms nor denies involvement in such attacks. "Naturally, I don't want to elaborate on this". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also declared in late March, "When we identify attempts to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah and we have intelligence and it is operationally feasible, we act to prevent it". Read More

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Adele manager impersonator arrested after trying to score free tickets

Adele manager impersonator arrested after trying to score free tickets

Jackson was previously convicted of posing as Madonna's manager as a way to steal $2.4 million in jewelry. However, the manager had the feeling that the request wasn't actually legit and told police to contact the real Jonathan Dickens. Jackson, his wife and another woman arrived to retrieve the passes. Jackson and Lii are now facing several charges including identity theft, and is the second time Jackson has been arrested for posing as a representative for Madonna in 2007 and jailed for ... Read More

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#EndorseThis: Testimony of FBI Director Leaves Colbert

#EndorseThis: Testimony of FBI Director Leaves Colbert "Mildly Nauseous"

Comey said he was physically ill over his role in the election, which Trump and Hillary Clinton are again arguing about this week. The long-awaited briefing from Comey, and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, had been scheduled behind closed doors specifically so that the FBI director would be able to divulge more about the federal government's Russian Federation probe. Read More

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North Korea's 'Hostage Diplomacy' Has a New Aim

The official Korean Central News Agency identifies the man detained Saturday as Kim Hak Song , an employee of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). North Korea confirmed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the detention of American citizen Kim Sang Dok, who was referred to as Kim Sang-duk when Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, where he was teaching accounting, previously announced his detention. Read More

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Trump to unveil judicial nominees

She was a law clerk to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative giant on the court, and spoke at a memorial following his death in February. Still, Senate Republicans eager to begin filling more judicial vacancies after their victory over Neil Gorsuch's appointment as the 113th Justice of the US Supreme Court, had started to grow anxious about the pace of nominees coming from the Trump White House, which is facing 129 openings in the federal courts nationwide, reports ... Read More

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AAP rejects Kapil Mishra's 'absurd' charges

Mishra, who was sacked as minister on Saturday, also demanded a lie detector on his allegations that he was an eyewitness to the Rs 2 crore exchanging hands between Kejriwal and Jain. "If they were fooling people when they were talking about work done by their government in developing water supply in the city", the former Delhi Water minister said. Read More

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Kushner Family Hawks $500K Cash-For-Visa Program To Wealthy Chinese

The firm stressed that Jared Kushner "stepped away from the company in January and has nothing to do with this project", which it said would provide $180 million in tax revenue over 30 years. "They clearly imply that the Kushners are going to make sure you get your visa?" The investment is a bribe, essentially, which entitles you to fast-track entry into the US without the usual proof of education or work qualifications and even in some cases without basic law-enforcement checks. Read More

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Escaped zebra involved in Hillsborough County crash, deputies say

Escaped zebra involved in Hillsborough County crash, deputies say

Neighbour Mark Ross told FOX 13 he was letting his dogs out when the zebra ran toward him. "How many times do you go out in your backyard and see a zebra?" "You could hear the hooves and I got out of the way". Sheriff's office aviation responded and was able to locate the zebra. It was corralled by deputies and employees of its owner. The driver of the pickup went to Brandon Hospital to be checked out. Read More

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Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confidently predicted success after a day of wrangling votes and personal arm-twisting by President Donald Trump. Pat Leahy of Vermont, who called the bill "a good deal for the American people". Jim Himes, D-Conn., who voted against the bill. Separately, on the spending bill to keep the government running, Trump and GOP leaders hailed it as a victory, citing increases in money for the military. Read More

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China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

Construction of the new carrier began in November 2013 and experts believe it is likely to enter service around 2020, after several years of sea trials and testing of weapons and other systems. Here is what the Chinese media reported about the still unnamed aircraft carrier. China joins and elite club: one of just seven countries that can build their own aircraft carriers-including U.S., Russia, Britain, France, Italy and Spain. Read More

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Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

The United States is not party to the agreement and no Syrian opposition groups have signed on to the deal, which is supposed to go into effect at midnight Friday. According to the agreement signed on Thursday by Turkey, Russia and Iran in the Kazakh capital, Astana, the de-escalation zones cover the city of Idlib and certain parts of Latakia, Homs, Aleppo and Hama as well as Damascus, Eastern Ghouta, Daraa and Quneitra. Read More

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Cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport, kills two

An officer walks near part of a cargo plane following a fatal crash at Yeager Airport in Charleston, W. Va ., Friday, May 5, 2017 . First responders are having trouble raching the plane, another broadcaster, WSAZ3, reports . The aircraft is an Air Cargo Carriers plane, she said. Air Cargo Carriers is located at 4940 S. Howell in Milwaukee. The plane ran off the runway, officials said. Read More

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Labour loses overall control of Glasgow City Council

Labour loses overall control of Glasgow City Council

The party had 43 candidates for the 85 seats in Glasgow, and needed to win all of the them to keep control of the council. Labour's woes isn't the only story to come out of the results in Glasgow though. In Scotland's fourth city, Dundee, the SNP lost its overall majority, but remains the largest party. In the new ward of Partick East/Kelvindale, Labour, the SNP, the Conservatives and Greens each returned one candidate. Read More

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