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Niecy Nash Lives by Three Words: ‘No Matter What’

Ms. Nash stars in ?Claws,? a new TNT series. Here she talks about the power of laughter and more.

England beat Argentina thanks to Denny Solomona’s late try

Denny Solomona’s dazzling solo try sees a much-changed England edge to victory in an epic encounter against Argentina.

Chris Pine To Star In Mystery Miniseries From ‘Wonder Woman’ Director

The upcoming “I Am the Night” is a six-part true-crime thriller.https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chris-pine-patty-jenkins-series_us_5b3b833be4b07b827cbb0d85

Davidson says Scots Tory MPs will argue Scotland’s case ‘forcefully’

Scottish Tory leader says the Brexit deal must have free trade and economic advancement at its heart

Cleveland Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals with record-setting night

CLEVELAND — A chance at perfection ended, the Golden State Warriors find themselves in the same spot in the NBA Finals as they were at this time a year ago.

Marawi siege: US special forces aiding Philippine army

Special units are providing technical support in Marawi, despite recent strained relations.

N.B.A. Finals Live: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 4 Updates

After stunning the Cavs at the end of Game 3, the Warriors are one win away from hoisting the trophy. Stay here for live scores, updates and analysis.

Jeremy Corbyn: The draw for young voters

Young voters have been key to Labour’s successes in the general election in Wales and beyond, according to politicians and academics.

8-Year-Old Didn’t Throw Away Her Shot To Have A ‘Hamilton’ Birthday Party

When Aisha Greene?s daughter asked her parents to send her and all her friends to see ?Hamilton? (the Broadway musical that won 11 Tony Awards and still has fans scrambling for tickets), Aisha knew it?d be impossible. When her daughter asked for a ?Hamilton?-themed birthday party, Aisha decided she had to make it happen. Aisha?s […]

‘Dick Tracy’ actress Glenne Headly dead at age 63

Emmy-nominated actress Glenn Headly died on Thursday night at the age of 63, her representatives confirmed.

Man lures ants to traps with promise of ‘sexy ant dancers’

A New York man who found his kitchen ant traps ineffective is instead catching laughs online thanks to some signs he made to entice the insects.

Garry Monk: Middlesbrough set to confirm former Leeds United boss as manager

Former Leeds boss Garry Monk is set to be confirmed as manager of fellow Championship side Middlesbrough later on Friday.

Trump Sees ‘Vindication’ in Comey’s Testimony

The U.S. president remained silent as James Comey spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee, but he took to Twitter on Friday.

Live Briefing: The Latest: Britain’s Conservatives Lose Their Majority

The party called a snap election in the hope of expanding its majority. The move appears to have backfired, badly.

General election 2017: SNP deputy leader loses seat to Tories

The SNP’s deputy leader, Angus Robertson, loses his Moray seat to the Scottish Conservatives.

Essay: How to Ease Travel Anxiety in an Era of Terror: Travel More

Every time the writer?s anxiety about travel seems to have subsided, a new horrific and deadly attack brings his worries back to the fore.

What Was Behind Those Befuddling McCain Questions?

The Arizona senator appeared to conflate two separate investigations as he questioned the former F.B.I. director.

Why This Mom Won’t Teach Her Daughters To Dress Modestly

Jessica and Jeremy Martin-Weber have six daughters, ranging in age from 5 to 18, and a baby on the way in the fall. With all that experience, they?ve learned a few things about parenting, which they share on their family blog and Facebook page, Beyond Moi.  Among lighter parenting fare, the Martin-Webers frequently discuss topics such […]

White House Won’t Say If There’s A Recording System In The Oval Office

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that she has ?no idea? whether there is a recording system in the Oval Office, despite President Donald Trump suggesting he may have recordings of his conversations with then-FBI Director James Comey. Sanders? remarks came during Thursday?s press briefing, according to reporters in attendance.  Is there […]

Tongan parliament lost for words to include woman MP

Tonga’s members of parliament find it difficult to agree on a single word to describe themselves.

London attack: Romanian baker and Spanish banker among heroes

Stories emerge of those who tackled the attackers, putting themselves in danger to defend others.

Samantha Bee Skewers Donald Trump’s London Tweets: ‘Delete Your F**king Account’

Samantha Bee tore into President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the way he responded to last weekend?s terror attack in London. In the wake of the attack, Trump posted several tweets criticizing London Mayor Sadiq Khan for trying to give comfort to constituents. Khan said: ?You will see an increased police presence today, including armed officers and uniformed […]

Last IS stronghold

The fall of Raqqa will be a major victory for the anti-IS coalition, writes analyst Jean-Marc Rickli.

Mensa Genius Test: Pupil tops Stephen Hawking’s IQ score

A 13-year-old’s score of 161 pips the renowned scientist’s by one.

Comey: Trump Asked For ‘Loyalty,’ Wanted Him to ‘Let’ Flynn Investigation ‘Go’

The opening statement from the former FBI director confirms many of the bombshell reports that have raised questions about whether President Trump tried to interfere in the Russia investigation.

Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump’s Paris Accord Withdrawal

The first rule of climate change is you need to hear Brad Pitt talk about climate change. Comedian Jim Jefferies closed out the debut of ?The Jim Jefferies Show? on Tuesday by throwing it to his ?weather man.? The mystery weather man was supposedly there to address Trump announcing the United States? withdrawal from the […]

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert holds commitment ceremony

Elizabeth Gilbert and girlfriend Rayya Elias celebrated their love with family and friends amid Elias’ battle with cancer.

Germany to Withdraw Forces From Incirlik Base in Turkey

The Turkish government refused to guarantee that German lawmakers could visit troops at the facility, deepening a rift between the NATO allies.

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal in semis following Pablo Carreno Busta injury

Rafael Nadal is through to the French Open semi-finals after Pablo Carreno Busta withdraws from their last-eight match with an injury.

Max Scherzer K’s 14 as Washington Nationals top Los Angeles Dodgers

The off-speed stuff was working well for Max Scherzer, and he used it to his advantage to slow the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

Two England fans have been banned for life for Nazi gestures

The Football Association issues lifetime bans to fans for the first time after two supporters’ club members made Nazi gestures in Germany.

Terri Irwin Posted The Sweetest Tribute To Late Husband Steve Irwin

It?s been 10 years since Steve Irwin?s death, but time hasn?t diminished the love his wife Terri has for him.  On Twitter earlier this week, the 53-year-old wildlife conservationist shared a touching tribute to her late husband on what would have been their 25th anniversary:  ?I miss you so very much, and I am grateful […]

Protected But Priced Out: Patients Worry About Health Law’s Future In Arizona

Corinne Bobbie has a love-hate relationship with the Affordable Care Act. As the GOP tries to repeal the law, the experiences and fears of voters like Bobbie could determine a politician’s fate.

Report: Projected No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz will only work out for Boston Celtics

Markelle Fultz, the widely projected No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, will only hold a private workout with the Boston Celtics, according to a report from The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Georgia gas station customer finds 3- to 4-foot snake hiding at pump

A couple who stopped at a Georgia gas station to fill up their tank sought assistance when they discovered a snake in the nozzle holder.

Trump Jr to London: ‘Keep calm and actually do something’

Donald Trump Jr says London Mayor Sadiq Khan “should do something” to address terrorism.

U.S. Islands: On a Georgia Island, a Lot of Good Food and Plenty of Nothing

Cumberland Island offers memorable meals, fine fishing, wild horses, empty beaches and a rich history.

Boy Is Critically Injured on His 5th Birthday by a Stray Bullet in the Bronx

The 5-year-old boy was celebrating his birthday with his father when he was struck by a stray bullet. He was in grave condition, the police said.

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Manga?s are Japanese comic books comicsofjapanese. Pretty much yeah it is, Grants for left handed students have slowly been on the rise since I can remember. the only difference is manga are mainly black and white comic books are colored. I don?t know their reason about it but it just is. I prefer reading it […]

Mickey Drexler Steps Down as Chief of J. Crew, Ending an Era

James Brett, president of the home furnishing brand West Elm, will succeed Mr. Drexler, who will remain chairman and an owner.

British Airways says IT chaos was caused by human error

Airline’s owner commissions an independent review after saying an engineer ‘disconnected the power’.

A 6-Minute Break Down Of The Complicated History Between The U.S. And Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has been a U.S. territory for over a century, yet many Americans know little about the island and its relationship with the United States.  The history of Puerto Rico and the mainland is long and complicated, but it doesn?t excuse that a 2016 survey found that only 43 percent of Americans know that […]

A Secret Little Glass Home in the Heart of New York

Deceptively unassuming, the architect Philip Johnson?s Rockefeller Guest House is an unspoiled minimalist gem.

Five dead in Orlando, Fla., workplace shooting

Five people, including the shooter, died in gunfire Monday morning at a business in an Orlando, Fla., industrial area, police said.

‘I threw a crate at the attacker’

Florin from Romania fought a London Bridge attacker off using a crate.

Zbigniew Brzezinski was masterful doer and teacher

Zbigniew Brzezinski’s passing marks the beginning of the end of an era of great strategic thinkers and doers.

Europe Edition: London, Ariana Grande, Juventus: Your Monday Briefing

Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

The Papers: London attack dominates front pages

Monday’s newspaper front pages are given over to coverage of Saturday’s knife and van attack in London.

Detentions, events mark 28th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown

Police detained 11 Chinese activists during two events to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown by the government in Beijing.

London attack: The hero police officer who rugby-tackled a knifeman

How an off-duty policeman rugby-tackled one of the knife-wielding attackers – and other heroic acts.