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The victor of Miss USA will then represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant in 2018. The women from Florida, North Dakota, Hawaii, Connecticut and New Jersey told The Associated Press this week they have faced challenges and opportunities as immigrants.
  • Robert De Niro calls for arts funding

    Robert De Niro calls for arts funding

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    For their own divisive political purposes, the administration suggests that the money for these all-inclusive programs goes to rich liberal elites. But De Niro doubled down on his criticism, adding: "I don't make movies for 'rich, liberal elites.' I've got my restaurants for that".
  • Braun Strowman Dealing with Injury - Changes Made to Creative Plans

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    So because Raw with Miz and Ambrose as GM looks a lot like any other Raw , Kalisto gets another match with Braun Strowman to pay him back for, you know, getting put in a dumpster and thrown off a stage. While most of Raw is made up of rather inconsequential matches, the Tag Team Turmoil to determine the #1 Contenders is fantastic. Yup, Goldust and R-Truth may have set their sights on the RAW tag team championship, but they were no match for a very determined Cesaro and Sheamus ...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off with $145M debut

    'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' blasts off with $145M debut

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    The first "Guardians" film had to introduce us to this extremely obscure group of Marvel characters - while the sequel just rode the hype of the first film. " Baahubali 2: The Conclusion ", $3.2 million ($43.9 million international). It helped " Guardians " that nearly all its screens were premium-format theaters that charge audiences extra.
  • Meet Spocko, a 'Vulcan From Queens' in SNL's Lost Star Trek Episode

    Meet Spocko, a 'Vulcan From Queens' in SNL's Lost Star Trek Episode

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    That's why Pine , during his monologue , made a decision to explain exactly who he was. To be fair, the confusion is now even worse because we have all of the Chris actors starring in films like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Have a look at the SNL clip to test your knowledge of Hollywood's superheroes named Chris. Watch Pine's hilarious " SNL " monologue above. So, Pine chose to clear up the confusion with a big poster of all of their faces and a song, set to the tune of Billy Joel's ...
  • Will Ryan Seacrest host 'American Idol' reboot?

    Will Ryan Seacrest host 'American Idol' reboot?

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    NBC and Fox were also in the running to bring the show back. Now, according to Deadline , Fox has also thrown its hat in the ring with an offer to the production company. Kelly Clarkson may act as judge in the upcoming " American Idol " reboot on ABC . For eight consecutive seasons, beginning in 2003-04, it was the highest-rated show on television.
  • Penguins star Crosby returns to practice after concussion

    Penguins star Crosby returns to practice after concussion

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    Andre Burakovsky had a goal and an assist for Washington, which trails the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins 3-2 in the best-of-seven series with Pittsburgh set to host Game 6 on Monday night. I have a lot of belief in our staff here that they're going to do everything in their power to make sure I'm good when I come back, and I trust them".
  • Bible reference written in blood on wall of ex-NFLer Hernandez cell

    Bible reference written in blood on wall of ex-NFLer Hernandez cell

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    Not only was "John 3:16" written in red marker on Hernandez's forehead, as was previously reported, but "John 3:16" was also written on the wall in his cell, with one difference: On the wall, the words were written in blood. Did Hernandez know that his murder conviction could be overturned by a MA law now that he is dead? Jose Baez, who was Hernandez's lead attorney in a recent double murder trial where the former sports star was acquitted, said he planned on doing an independent ...
  • First female usher in WH history no longer in post

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    The Washington Post reports , "When the White House residence staff arrived at work Friday morning, they were told that Reid was no longer employed". No one interviewed for the Post story could recall an abrupt firing from the White House permanent staff since 1993. Warm, kind, & commanded respect of the White House.
  • Popular Telugu TV actor Pradeep Kumar kills self in Hyderabad

    Popular Telugu TV actor Pradeep Kumar kills self in Hyderabad

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    He was recently married to the small screen actress Pavani Reddy . "Though the exact reasons behind Pradeep's extreme step are still not known, the couple had a minor quarrel last night", the inspector said. Pavani told the police that Pradeep went to sleep after she administered to his wounds and she was asleep when the incident happened. The actor's family members and friends are being investigated by the police.
  • Idris Elba Stars In The Dark Tower Official Trailer

    Idris Elba Stars In The Dark Tower Official Trailer

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    If Roland doesn't reach the point between time and space in "End World", he may not be able to save the world from extinction. But with various monsters and a vicious sorcerer named Walter Padick hot on their trail, the unlikely duo find that their quest may be hard to complete.
  • Illinois River crests just below record flood level near Tahlequah

    Illinois River crests just below record flood level near Tahlequah

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    Use caution when driving especially after dark. "We are looking at potentially closing portions of the St. Louis harbor for up to a day or two", said Coast Guard spokesman Lt. The storms were part of a bigger system that spawned severe storms and tornadoes, claiming at least 15 lives. That's also the approximate level the Great River Road, also known as Illinois Route 100, to Grafton is closed and Wood River levee structures are closed.
  • After Texas tornadoes, strangers rescue a family

    After Texas tornadoes, strangers rescue a family

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    It's not clear whether Mitchell was first to the scene. They were able to revive her. I can't go over there. "And my sister said, 'Pull over, y'all.' I said, 'No, the Lord told me to keep going'". Towards the end of the video, people can be heard celebrating as the baby started to breathe. Within moments, Marshall began breathing. But Addyson still wasn't breathing well, and she was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was put under sedation and given a breathing tube.
  • Selena Gomez and The Weeknd at the Met Gala Were Couple Goals

    Selena Gomez and The Weeknd at the Met Gala Were Couple Goals

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    I've always been a fan of the blossoming relationship between Selena Gomez and The Weeknd, and now I'm in even better company: Gomez's mother approves of her daughter's relationship . Gomez and the Weeknd have kept their relationship hush-hush, save for the occasional Instagram and paparazzi snap, though her tight-lipped approach to the romance is to be expected.
  • Parents lose custody of kids amid probe of YouTube 'pranks'

    Parents lose custody of kids amid probe of YouTube 'pranks'

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    In others, Cody is kicked between the legs, thrown off a chair or pushed into a bookshelf by his step-siblings or his dad. Dr. Ziegler says there may be an issue with consent as well - because in one of the videos the child says "stop recording me" - and his wishes were not listened to.
  • 'Baahubali 2' collects over Rs 400 crore in opening weekend

    'Baahubali 2' collects over Rs 400 crore in opening weekend

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    The film , which has undoubtedly set new benchmarks in the history of Indian Cinema by breaking the record of highest Day 1 collection previously held by Sultan and Dangal, continues its winning streak. However, the makers took time and released the film on April 28 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. According to early estimates, it has minted around Rs.
  • At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

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    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was also slammed during Minhaj's screed. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up to the audience behind him as he finishes speaking. He then suggested that he might attend the dinner next year - but added that he might consider returning to Pennsylvania. Trump decried what he again called "the totally failing New York Times", falsely claiming that the organisation was "forced to apologise" for its coverage of the 2016 election, a claim he has ...
  • Man charged with keeping neighbor in pit is held on $1M bond

    Man charged with keeping neighbor in pit is held on $1M bond

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    In early April, Reinbolt said that on four separate occasions on a Saturday evening, Dunn "called police stating that people were trying to break into his house and that he could hear their voices". Reinbolt said a police supervisor responded to the scene and two officers checked the neighborhood for Elliott, to no avail. Cincinnati NBC affiliate WLWT reports 45-year-old Dennis Dunn of Blanchester was arrested and charged with kidnapping following the discovery of Jennifer Elliott, 30, ...
  • Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter cancels UC Berkeley talk

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    The rally Thursday ended peacefully and another was set later in the day. "Our commitment to the first amendment is unwavering and unshakable, but so too is our commitment to the safety of our students". Berkeley, which fostered the Free Speech Movement, would seem to be an unlikely place to reverse course on the idea of listening to different points of view.
  • 'Happy Days' Star Moran Likely Died From Cancer

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    Moran's " Happy Days " mom, Marion Ross , also said Sunday she wished to remember the child star in happier times. However, per Daily Mail , the actress' death was suspected to be due to heroin abuse. It was sold in at public auction for only $291, 150. The paper added that Moran and her second husband, Steve Fleischmann , whom she married in 1993, had moved to southern in in 2011, a year after the foreclosure of their California home.
  • Sony's Kemosabe Records and Dr. Luke Part Ways

    Sony's Kemosabe Records and Dr. Luke Part Ways

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    The star was unable to produce any music away from Dr. Luke under her contract with Sony and went to court in a bid to win the right to work away from him, a court case that she lost. Luke . Kornreich has come under fire after it was revealed that her husband is Ed Kornreich, a partner in the New York-based law firm, Proskauer Rose.
  • Amber Heard And Elon Musk Are Officially A Thing

    Amber Heard And Elon Musk Are Officially A Thing

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    But Heard, filming superhero flick Aquaman in Queensland, made fonder memories yesterday as she persuaded Musk, 45, to unleash his inner daredevil - by taking him and his six children on a treetop zip-lining challenge at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • 'Injured' Daniel Sturridge may have played last game for Liverpool

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    Both men are now recovering from injury, and England boss Gareth Southgate is monitoring their fitness closely before England play twice in June - a World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Hampden Park and a friendly in France. "But what we can say 100 per cent is yes, we want to present Liverpool as well as possible". Jordan Henderson, meanwhile, is back on crutches as a precaution to keep weight off his injured foot.
  • Jeff Goldblum Is Returning For Jurassic World 2

    Jeff Goldblum Is Returning For Jurassic World 2

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    Goldblum joins a cast that features Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and B.D. Wong returning from the first movie, along with James Cromwell , Toby Jones and Justice Smith . Jurassic World 2, which won't be called that, opens June 22nd, 2018 . The movie earned 1.67 billion Dollars worldwide in 2015 and is the fourth-highest-grossing film in history.