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Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony
- June 14, 2017

Bharara says he's not accusing Trump of pressing him on any particular case. They were sorely disappointed. McLaughlin even insists that Trump is owed an apology by those who implied he is under investigation: "In light of Comey's repeated confirmation that the FBI was never investigating Trump during his tenure at the FBI, and that he had privately briefed both Trump and Congress to that effect, a whole lot of people - starting with Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren - owe President Trump ... (more...)
Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss
- June 12, 2017

He eluded Olli Maatta before forcing Matt Murray out of position and finding the back the net. And the Preds have the best home record in these Playoffs. Returning home should provide a boost for both Rinne and the Predators. It's Guentzel's playoff-leading 11th goal. The Predators have been better in just about every measurable metric in the first two games of this series, yet due to their goaltender, they are down 2-0 and facing ominous history. (more...)
Comey damages Trump, but no knockout blow regarding obstruction
- June 10, 2017

But he also testified that another member of the FBI's leadership team believed that Trump's conduct "will fall within the scope" of the Russian Federation investigation and was therefore "reluctant" to assure the president that he was not personally under investigation. (more...)
Wonder Woman Director Gives Update On If She'll Direct A Sequel Wonder Woman Director Gives Update On If She'll Direct A Sequel
- June 10, 2017

And while she wasn't one of the angry mob calling for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder's head over the casting, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has admitted she wasn't a fan of the casting either - at first . (more...)
Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens
- June 10, 2017

Leaving his home later, she said she did not initially report the alleged assault out of loyalty to the basketball team she managed, of which Cosby was a trustee. She testified that's when Cosby assaulted her. Allred's phone made noise Wednesday afternoon as a Cosby defence lawyer questioned chief accuser Andrea Constand . (more...)
Cavaliers best effort not good enough to beat Warriors in Game 3
- June 08, 2017

The Warriors added Durant last summer and made themselves unbeatable. For the Warriors , a win will make them the first National Basketball Association team to get through the playoffs with four series sweeps, 16-0. Things looked good for the Cavs when they put up a 33-point third quarter and carried their momentum into the fourth. Right? The Cavs were a minute away from making this a 2-1 series and putting all the "we just choked a year ago oh no are we going to do it again" pressure back ... (more...)
Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals
- June 08, 2017

It is an adjective. Spellers could accumulate up to 30 points through the oral and written competition. The final competition will take place on Thursday. Fuller, who is homeschooled by her parents, qualified for the bee in March at just five years old, the age of most kindergartners. The two Inland spellers were eliminated from the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, June 1. (more...)
United's Europa league win gave Manchester a lift, says Ferguson United's Europa league win gave Manchester a lift, says Ferguson
- June 08, 2017

At a pub in the city's home, chants of "Manchester, Manchester, Manchester" rang out for the team and the wounded city. "If we could we would change people's life for this cup - we would not think twice". The Amsterdam giants were built up before the final as a side that could potentially shock Manchester United . "I regret not being able to play this game". (more...)
Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn
- June 07, 2017

Pressure has mounted on the Conservatives following their manifesto being published on Thursday, with weekend polls showing their considerable lead over Labour narrowing. Rising house prices could be expected to increase the total to 4.9 million within five years if the threshold stayed at that level, said Tories. The ruling party's manifesto also promised MPs a vote on scrapping a ban on fox hunting, a pursuit unpopular with the electorate but which has the backing of a minority of ... (more...)
Prosecution in Bill Cosby trial says Constand was Prosecution in Bill Cosby trial says Constand was "lifeless" after taking pills
- June 07, 2017

Cosby has denied all accusations of sexual assault. Taking the witness stand on the second day of Cosby's trial, Pattrice Sewell told jurors that her daughter, Kristen Johnson, didn't tell her all the details of the forced sexual liaison until much later. (more...)
UK's Rudd says London attackers probably "radical Islamist terrorists"
- June 04, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May responded on Sunday to the attacks in London , which killed seven people, declaring "enough is enough" and calling for a review of Britain's counter-terrorism strategy. "That's because they used knives and a truck". "The recent attacks are not connected but we believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face", the prime minister said after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee. (more...)
Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
- June 04, 2017

Zidane started in both, but could only watch as his opponents lifted that trophy aloft, looking down at his runner-up medals and thinking about what might have been. Nadal turns 31 on Saturday and while he admitted he wasn't asking for any particular gifts, the 14-time Grand Slam victor would love to see Real claim another European title. (more...)
All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens
- June 04, 2017

That, above everything, they have. The Predators would go the entire second period without giving up a shot to Pittsburgh . Nashville started the third the same way they ended the second, good, but not dominant. Murray finished with 37 saves in all as he helped move the Penguins to within two victories of becoming the first team to go back-to-back since the Detroit Red Wings in 1998. (more...)
Edmond student reaches second day of national spelling bee Edmond student reaches second day of national spelling bee
- June 03, 2017

She also earn points on a preliminary test Tuesday consisting of 24 written spelling and multiple-choice vocabulary items divided into four sections. At least 20 states have spellers in Thursday's final, but the Golden State may take the crown. (more...)
Gregg Allman: Musicians pay tribute to legendary singer-songwriter Gregg Allman: Musicians pay tribute to legendary singer-songwriter
- June 02, 2017

The private family-and-friends-only memorial service will be held on Saturday (June 3) at 1 p.m.at Snow's Memorial Chapel on Cherry Street in Macon, Georgia. Of course, it wasn't all smooth-sailing. However, it was at a small bar in Macon where Causey and his band member Rob Walker say they actually got to play onstage with Gregg. (more...)
This Wonder Woman Featurette Is 13 Minutes of Pure Joy
- June 01, 2017

Wonder Woman assumes the civilian identity of Diana Prince . In a male dominated field, Diana proved over and over that women can do anything men can do. Gal Gadot reflected on how Wonder Woman is so ingrained in pop culture that she can not recall her first introduction to the character and always knew of her existence. (more...)
Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win
- May 31, 2017

As the race progressed, the top drivers shuffled and switched positions until the first pitstop was taken by Kanaan on lap 28. He had six entries in the 33-car field in the 101st running of the event, including Sato , twice Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and last year's victor, Alexander Rossi . (more...)
Manchester police release images of bomber moments before arena blast Manchester police release images of bomber moments before arena blast
- May 30, 2017

On Friday, authorities arrested a man from Manchester's Rusholme neighborhood. A fifth man who was carrying a suspect package was then detained in Wigan , northwest of the city . Ramadan seemed incredulous that his son had carried out a terror attack and said he was sure Salman had not been an ISIS member. "There are over 400 investigations now ongoing by the security services and police into terrorist planning or people thinking about terrorist planning". (more...)
Stanley Cup experience 'doesn't guarantee anything' for Penguins
- May 30, 2017

Malkin has 24 points (7 goals, 17 assists) in 19 games, while Crosby has 20 points (7 goals, 13 assists) in 18 games. That's more than the Predators franchise, which in its young history has 86 postseason contests . Every year is a new year. Big dogs vs. underdogs: The Penguins are trying to become the first team in 19 years to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. (more...)
A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired — ESPN Layoffs A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired — ESPN Layoffs
- April 30, 2017

And while it took some time, he said he thinks that finally caught up with the network and forced them to fire some of their best people. They will affect about 100 of the 1000 so-called "front-facing" employees at ESPN. You can also read ESPN's statements on the layoffs here and here. "After 13 years of sticks and pucks can share that as of today my tenure at ESPN is at a close". (more...)