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The agency did not provide further details on how Mr Warmbier was treated under detention or what might have caused him to lapse into a coma. A handout for the funeral featured a photo of Warmbier posing next to his mother and included a quote from his salutatorian speech in 2013: "This is our season finale".
  • Jon Snow's Birth Name Revealed?

    Jon Snow's Birth Name Revealed?

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    In the brief preview, it also says that Bran suddenly has the power in his hands to change the entire story. And, a Reddit user now claims to even know the real name of Jon Snow . Since the excerpt was shared on Reddit , Empire contributor Dan Jolin clarified that Jon's name is in no way confirmed and this report was simply based on the lip-reading of dedicated fan Claire Williams , who is credited as first popularizing the Jaehaerys theory past year.
  • Cars 3 tops Wonder Woman for weekend box office win

    Cars 3 tops Wonder Woman for weekend box office win

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    The original Cars opened to $60.1 million in its North American debut and went on to earn a total of $462.2 million worldwide. This image released by Disney shows Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, left, and Cruz Ramirez, voiced by Cristela Alonzo in a scene from " Cars 3 ".
  • Katy Perry admits to being a victim of suicidal thoughts

    Katy Perry admits to being a victim of suicidal thoughts

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    To celebrate this monumental occasion, we have gathered some of Perry's best tweets . The " Swish Swish " singer further added that part of the reason why she had "oversexualised" herself in previous iterations of her public image was because she was, in reality, always "scared of intimacy".
  • Salman Khan Searching For A Good Director For Dabangg 3

    Salman Khan Searching For A Good Director For Dabangg 3

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    Late actor Om Puri , too, features in the track sung Atif Aslam and his soulful voice is sure to touch your heart. But ever since Being Human launched the e-cycles, Salman Khan has been spotted riding this e-bike a couple of times. Interestingly Shah Rukh Khan had played a widower with a 9-year old daughter in Karan Johar's Kuch Kuch Hota Hai . "Salman has millions of fans in Pakistan and the filmmakers are in no mood to pitch their films against his".
  • Outrage Over Megyn Kelly Interview of Alex Jones, Advertiser Bails

    Outrage Over Megyn Kelly Interview of Alex Jones, Advertiser Bails

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    Megyn Kelly has defended her interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after receiving backlash from the public about the segment. In addition, other critics have stated that by airing the interview, Kelly and NBC are legitimizing Jones' ridiculous claims that the 2012 death of 26 people at the CT elementary school was just a setup.
  • Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings in sign of confidence

    Fed raises rates, unveils cuts to bond holdings in sign of confidence

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    The idea is to ensure that the USA economy doesn't overheat. Fed chair Janet Yellen will then face the press and give her views on the state of the economy. Speculation has grown that Yellen may reveal details at her news conference of a plan to gradually reduce the portfolio. Before the release of Wednesday's statement, traders in future markets placed only a 37% probability of one more rate increase this year, according to CME Group, and an 18% probability of a second quarter-point ...
  • What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

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    He never told her what the pills were. QUOTE: "When you got the quaaludes, was it in your mind that you were going to use these quaaludes for young women that you wanted to have sex with?" Prosecutors rested their case Friday after five days of testimony.
  • Fox News Drops 'Fair And Balanced' Slogan after 21 Years

    Fox News Drops 'Fair And Balanced' Slogan after 21 Years

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    Ailes, who died in May, built Fox News into cable's highest-rated news network. The reason the network doesn't want to use the tagline anymore in advertising is that it is too associated with former network chief Roger Ailes , who was ousted a year ago in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.
  • Anushka Sharma looks unrecognizable in first poster of 'Pari'

    Anushka Sharma looks unrecognizable in first poster of 'Pari'

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    With the first look, the makers of Pari announced that the shoot of the film begins today. In the poster, Anushka looks nothing like a Pari , which means angel. As per the poster of the movie Pari released on Twitter today, Anushka Sharma seems to have made a decision to go without make up onscreen this time and look weak and fragile.
  • Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

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    The Saudi Press Agency on Monday accused Qatari officials of repeatedly violating "their worldwide obligations and the agreements they signed under the umbrella of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States to cease hostilities against [Saudi Arabia] and stand against terrorist activities".
  • Yep, Katy Perry Has Even More to Say About Taylor Swift

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    Taylor Swift has put her music back on Spotify , on the same day Katy Perry's new album comes out. But as of today, to celebrate the album "1989" selling over 10milion copies, her entire back catalogue has returned to streaming services .
  • Nick Gordon Arrested For Battery, False Imprisonment Of Girlfriend

    Nick Gordon Arrested For Battery, False Imprisonment Of Girlfriend

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    His girlfriend reportedly filed a police report Saturday morning, claiming she'd been battered and was being forced to stay at home against her will. Cops were called at the time but Gordon fled before they arrived. "Gordon became upset and violent, punching and hitting her and refusing to let her leave", the report says. He was ordered by the courts to pay $36 million (£27.8 million) in damages to her estate and a criminal case against him for Bobbi Kristina's death is still underway.
  • Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

    Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

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    At some point, he read a portion of one of Yanez's statement to BCA agents when the officer said he was "getting nervous" during the traffic stop because Castile continued to move his hand and asked Kapelsohn to respond. "It is my opinion Officer Yanez used reasonable force", Kapelsohn said. A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist says he saw a gun before firing.
  • Taylor Swift to Release Full Catalog on All Streaming Services!

    Taylor Swift to Release Full Catalog on All Streaming Services!

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    What do you think about Taylor Swift and Katy Perry's latest bad blood? She told talk show host Jimmy Fallon the song was "a great anthem for people to use whenever somebody's trying to hold you down or bully you". But while a juicy feud between pop princesses certainly makes for a better story, there's likely another reason why Swift reconciled with Spotify .
  • "Justice League" Movie to Feature Amazons From "Wonder Woman"

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    This is Gal Gadot's movie from start to finish, besides being a lovely Wonder Woman , she manages to convey both intelligence and naivete. ( SPOILER ) With General Antiope dying early in the Wonder Woman movie, the actresses confirming their return hints that there will be more of the Amazons' history .
  • Manuel Noriega, Ousted Panamanian Dictator, Is Dead at 83

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    Ezra Angel, a lawyer for Noriega, said Tuesday there was no official word on what caused his death. He was later jailed in the USA on drugs and laundering charges, spending the rest of his life in custody in Panama after he was charged with murder, corruption, and embezzlement.
  • Ed Sheeran Shares an Epic Justin Bieber Story on Carpool Karaoke

    Ed Sheeran Shares an Epic Justin Bieber Story on Carpool Karaoke

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    Following a rendition of 'SING' also from Divide where Corden pulled off the rap interlude, Corden said he wanted to clear something up. "I couldn't disagree more". He was actually really cool about it and just carried on". The singer hoped on for Corden's renowned Carpool Karaoke segment and he kicked things off with his recent track.
  • Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

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    As Christian walked into the courtroom he yelled out: "Free speech or die, Portland! ". Still, he is disappointed that the two teens-16 and 17-have seemingly been forgotten by the public. Deliverance says she is grieving but proud of her son's selfless action. Her son and another man died. Magnum's mother also said a portion of the funds will go toward purchasing a vehicle, since she no longer feels safe letting her daughter ride Portland's public transit system.
  • UK PM May says London incident treated as potential act of terrorism

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    Gunfire erupted at the bridge, though witnesses said it could have come from police. People at the scene on London Bridge have claimed the incident is a "terrorist attack ". The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge, west of London Bridge , in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament.
  • Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

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    Eulogies were delivered by the likes of Josh Brolin , Tom Morello , and Jeff Ament. Cornell's widow Vicky and his three children were among hundreds who gathered at the open-air ceremony. His family also plans to arrange and hold public memorials for fans of Cornell to grieve and pay tribute. At his final show, Cornell seemed "high" and "was out of character from note 1", lead sound engineer Ted Keedick told TMZ in an interview published Wednesday.
  • Governor Edwards calls a precautionary Special Session

    Governor Edwards calls a precautionary Special Session

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    This is just in case they run out of time before the state's budget and a house construction financing bill is agreed upon. A Senate panel took the wraps off their version of the state's budget. House Democrats, who are a minority in the chamber, stalled the construction bill as leverage to try to get more spending in the operating budget, more projects in the construction budget and more seats on the committees that craft the two bills.
  • Police dashcam footage shows Tiger Woods arrest in Florida

    Police dashcam footage shows Tiger Woods arrest in Florida

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    In the video, Woods appears to be exhausted, confused and having difficulties complying with the police officers' orders as they were trying to conduct a sobriety test. At one point the officer asks him, "Are you alright?" then tells him he can do the tests without shoes. Woods is second on the all-time list with 14 major titles but a player whose famous fist pump and beaming smile were once a regular site on the PGA Tour has lost his form and barely played in recent years.
  • Curtain falls on final Ringling Bros. circus performance

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    Many in the audience had tears. After almost 150 years, the show will not go on for the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, which is performing its final act on Sunday. Over the years, he had taken his children to the Ringling circus as many as 25 times. The Humane Society of the United States, a longtime critic of the show's animal welfare practices, acknowledged that Ringling Bros.
  • Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

    Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

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    This afternoon Major League baseball announced Strickland will be suspended for six games for the incident, Harper for four. So when Strickland drilled Harper on the upper thigh with a 98 miles per hour fastball in the eighth inning of Washington's 3-0 victory, inciting a brawl, it didn't take Baker long to make the connection.