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by | June 01, 2017 | 06:37

Teams could be more inclined to take risks in overtime , searching for the win instead of the tie. Previously, the National Football League required teams to trim their roster from the offseason limit of 90 players to 75 players before the final preseason game and then down to 53 players in the days after the preseason finale.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:13

The final "Greatest show on earth " was at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in NY on Sunday. Trapeze artists perform on the final day of the Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus. The show ended with a standing ovation as ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson brought virtually the entire Ringling troupe onto the floor. Kenneth Feld called Sunday's final shows "a celebration".

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:42

When asked about the criticism that Priyanka faced, Bachchan told reporters, "I am neither PM, nor Priyanka Chopra ". The song features both Amruta and Bachchan and has been directed by Ahmed Khan. Modi is on a two-day visit to Germany. "I agree that her sitting posture could've been better, she was sitting with her legs crossed". Her Hollywood debut Baywatch might have failed to make a mark at the U.S.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:32

First lady Melania Trump said in a statement Wednesday, "As a mother, a wife, and a human being, that photo is very disturbing". I'm a comic. I crossed the line. "We found what she did disgusting and offensive", a CNN spokesman said. The head in the photos - taken by famous snapper Tyler Shields - has the US President's distinctive blonde hair.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:24

That article quoted a White House spokeswoman, Hope Hicks, who said that the meeting came at the request of the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey I. "You've got the ambassador to Russian Federation reporting back to Moscow on an open channel", Graham said. "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable", Kelly said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:31

Kenyatta said the line will reduce the cost of moving a container between Mombasa and Nairobi from $US 960 to $US 480. The passenger train, called the Madaraka Express , can carry 1,260 passengers. The boxy red-and-white diesel train pulled into a gleaming new terminus in Nairobi eight hours after it set off on the 472 kilometre (293 mile) journey - with the long stops slowing down a trip billed as taking only five hours: about half the time it takes a auto to cover the distance.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:07

Derek Chollet, a former defense department official in the Obama administration, said Trump's likely withdrawal from the Paris agreement marks a dark irony. Trump, during his Presidential campaign, had described climate change as a "Chinese conspiracy" and a "hoax", and had promised to pull USA out of it.

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:08

But the steady stream of information appearing in US press has persuaded Greater Manchester Police to take the extraordinary step of no longer sharing information on the investigation with the Americans, the BBC reported . - In the early hours of the morning, a controlled explosion is carried out during a police search at a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester .

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:34

The Republican president returned to the White House after a 9-day trip to the Middle East and Europe to face more questions about alleged communications between Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington . "We don't say what's classified, what's not classified", his national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster later told reporters. It's been just a few days since news surfaced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into the role Kushner held during the ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:36

Griffin apologised on Tuesday for the photo taken by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields . In her apology video, Griffin begs her fans for forgiveness and says she has asked the photographer to remove the images. She said the fallout from her Emmy stunt was "heaven" for her: "I mean, it was comedy gold". Griffin had co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage for the past decade alongside Anderson Cooper .

by | June 01, 2017 | 06:14

I'm a comic, I crossed the line. I moved the line and then I crossed it. Kathy Griffin's contract with CNN was terminated on Wednesday, May 31 after she posed in a controversial video . She described the project as an "artsy fartsy statement" on Instagram and says she does not condone causing harm to others. That tweet, which linked to a video from the photo shoot, has since been deleted.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:48

Mr Trump , who participated in the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington Ceremony on Monday, is said to be considering a shake-up of the White House administration, with a possible sidelining of press secretary Sean Spicer and other key officials expected in the coming days.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:14

We can only imagine that Kanye West is pleased with the decision - he was, after all, shocked when he realized his other half-sister in-law, Kylie , was fronting for a direct Yeezy competitor (West's label is produced by Adidas ) when her Puma deal was revealed past year.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:37

Four BBC journalists were wounded but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The group has conducted a series of brazen attacks in the city in the past, including a raid on a military hospital in March that killed at least 30 people.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:59

Captain Jack is back and so is the prosperous pirate "Barbosa", but it's definitely Johnny Depp who floats this particular boat, with a leer and a laugh. It's an amiable shrug of a summer movie that is neither bad or good but is unequivocally loud, dark (especially in murky 3D that slides out of focus any time you move your neck), and long.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:47

The former teenage prostitute at the center of the Oakland, Calif . police sex scandal was awarded nearly $1 million on Wednesday to settle her lawsuit against the city. Some did so when she was a minor, the woman claimed, and others did so in exchange for having given her confidential police information or protection.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:57

New Year's Eve 2017 is going to be different on CNN this year. Backlash on social media was immediate. Griffin, a comic known for her abrasive style of humor, had apologized on Tuesday, conceding that the brief video, which she originally described as an "artsy-fartsy statement" mocking the commander in chief, was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:43

In his statement, Trump - who was already struggling domestically to stem a tide of damaging leaks from law enforcement agencies - said the information coming out in the USA media was " deeply troubling ". Eight people are being held in the U.K.in connection with the attack. Manchester police has said, according to local media, that one of the men was arrested following a property search in the Withington area of Manchester , while another was detained elsewhere in the city.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:05

Griffin posted a video Tuesday night expressing regret for her decision and she said that she crossed the line. Company CEO Bobby Edwards , whose product is a toilet footstool created to allow for better bowel movements (can't make this stuff up), said he was "shocked and disappointed to learn about the image Ms.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:30

Asked to elaborate on who she believes helped direct the Russians' efforts, Clinton pointed to the contact between members of President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. "I know that there's probably media in here, you can write it but just try to get it right when you do", he said. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in November it was "crazy" to think that fake news on the site had influenced the election.

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:31

Griffin has apologized for the video. She tells us, "I know she's a comedian and I always like Kathy, but the pic is a little too graphic. and I apologize for saying it was kind of amusing". In since deleted tweets , she said: "I do not condone ANY violence by my fans or others to anyone, ever!" Squatty Potty, a firm making bathroom products, pulled all its commercials featuring Griffin and issued a statement saying they were "shocked and disappointed".

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:46

The reporter, who was in the White House briefing room, objected, saying it was only a tweet and didn't appear in print. Mr Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, on Tuesday held his first White House briefing since the President returned from a nine-day worldwide trip amid talk that Mr Spicer's own role may change.

by | June 01, 2017 | 05:03

Islamic State claimed credit for the bombing, which killed 22 people and took place moments after Grande finished playing. Ari announced her fantastic benefit concert . "I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all , nonstop over the past week". "I don't want to go the rest of the year without being able to see and hold and uplift my fans", she wrote .

by | June 01, 2017 | 04:35

The police auto, equipped with audio and video recording devices, captured statements from Christian, a suspect in the stabbing deaths of two people on a Portland light rail. Fletcher said he's unsure how to move on after the attack, so he's focusing on trying to get better. If you want to know what hate looks like, Portland police said look no further than the face of the suspect in Friday's deadly train attack.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:27

He replied: "Yes, I do". "What one's bound to say is that if I was sitting in Brussels and I was looking at you as the person I had to negotiate with, I'd think, "She's a blowhard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire", he said. Mr Corbyn, a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons who has made clear that he would never authorise their use, nevertheless indicated he would issue the customary final instructions to the commanders of the Trident submarine fleet if he became prime minister.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:53

The Allman Brothers musician - who was dubbed the 70th greatest singer of all time by Rolling Stone - has passed away aged 69-years-old. T-Bone Burnett produced Low Country Blues (2011), a solid set of blues covers. Allman . Cher was married to the " Whipping Post " singer for five years from 1975 to 1979. A year later, she reteamed with Bono for a new Sonny and Cher Show on TV, which led Allman to file for divorce, but they reconciled when he learned she was pregnant with ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:27

Islamic State ( ISIS ) terrorists have reportedly started putting on fire their archives in Mosul after Iraqi forces launched a major offensive to route the jihadists by June 10. President Bashar Assad's forces and their allies have also been on the offensive, moving toward the Iraqi and Jordanian border but are still far from reaching it.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:09

The festival has already seen the likes of, Hailey Baldwin , Jessica Chastain , 40, Marion Cotillard , 41, Bella Hadid, 20, Julianne Moore , 56, Susan Sarandon , 70, Will Smith , 48, and Uma Therman , 47. A view of the palais du festival at the 70th global film festival, Cannes , southern France, Monday, May 15, 2017. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival , and the jury panel to decide this year's Palme d'Or victor includes Chastain, Will Smith , Maren ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:35

Gadot's heritage and support for Israel is the driving factor in the Campaign's " Wonder Women " boycott. Lebanese BDS previously attempted to thwart the showing of last year's " Batman vs Superman " film, which starred Gadot in a bit-part role, also as Wonder Woman , but its efforts were unsuccessful.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:33

With this in mind, the public editor job, created in the wake of 2003's Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal , was perhaps always in peril. "The responsibility of the public editor - to serve as the reader's representative - has outgrown that one office".

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:48

The amusing lady apologized after posing for a photo which showed President Donald Trump bloody and decapitated. Many online called for Griffin to be jailed. "Well, I'd like to punch him in the face", said De Niro. "I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus". That's the fun of making things.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:42

The stench of greed, dishonesty, and illegality is growing around Jared Kushner , the president's son in law and top adviser (" As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move ", May 28). "Very bad for U.S. This will change". The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:31

Steven Spielberg and Amblin Television are said to be behind the new reboot, as well, along with Warner Bros . The original show ran for 99 episodes between 1993 and 1998, first on first as part of the Fox Kids block and then over on the fledgling WB Kids block.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:29

President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "cowardly attack", which took place on the fifth day of the Muslim holy festival of Ramadan. The German Embassy confirmed that a member of its staff had been injured and an Afghan security guard had been killed .

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:33

Efron plays an Olympian turned lifeguard in the movie alongside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson . Still, with a movie amassing far below its budget its opening weekend and a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 19%, Flynn may change his mind about Baywatch , Part 2.