Ellen Caught A Guest Stealing And Promptly Roasted Her

June 23, 2017

To celebrate her shows 14th season,Ellen DeGeneres decided to give audience members some items from The Ellen DeGeneres Showgift shop. The instructions were clear and courteous: Please pick 1 item to commemorate your visit.Only 1 per person please. The host called out Nancy for grabbing too many goods. Let that be a lesson to you. You think nobodys watching you, and you just need to be a good person … You go sit in that Ellen chair right now. CORRECTION:This article has been …

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Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

June 22, 2017

… that’s pretty positive.” While calls demanding his removal from the Hall of Fame are growing, its unclear whether they’ll have any effect. Sports Hall of Fame rarely removes members. Former NFL player O.J. Simpson remains in the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite a murder accusation and a conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping. Rodman set a record by leading the NBA in rebounds per game for seven consecutive seasons from 1991 to 1998, according to the Hall of Fame. …

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Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 19, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …

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North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

(CNN)North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations’ conference in New York were “literally mugged” by US authorities as they tried to leave John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday. KCNA called the incident “an illegal and heinous act of provocation,” adding that US authorities behaved like “gangsters.” “According to the US State Department, the North Korean citizens were not accredited members of North Korea’s …

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Bodies Of Missing USS Fitzgerald Sailors Found In Flooded Compartments

June 19, 2017

The Navy said in a statement thatthe bodies were recoveredand were being transported to the U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, where they would be identified. Officials have not yet confirmed if the bodies of all seven missing sailors were recovered. The missing crew members were feared lost after the 8,300-tondestroyer collided with a 29,000-ton merchant vesselabout 55 miles southwest of Yokosuka, where the U.S. 7th Fleet is headquartered. Most of the sailors would likely have been asleep at …

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Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… groups history. To accompany the ad, the trade group erected a website, , which features more of the data demonstrating the importance of foreign automakers in the United States economy. Foreign carmakers now produce of the cars made in the United States up from 1 percent in 1979, according to the AGAs analysis of its members data available on the new site. As a result, those German, Swedish, Japanese and South Korean companies with U.S. production plants directly employ 130,000 workers, the …

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Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Airship Crash

June 16, 2017

… follows airships when they are flying. It is unclear how many crew members were assisting AirSigns craft on ground, but a member of that team reportedly pulled the pilot from the wreckage, according to Wired. Pilots who have commercial licenses start training to be blimp pilots by working with ground crews and eventually work their way up to being airship pilots. Some companies require blimp pilots to complete a substantial amount of flight time before they are allowed to operate their …

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Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

June 16, 2017

… detainees without giving them an opportunity to prove they could face torture or death if returned to Iraq. The ACLU complaint was filed against Rebecca Adducci, the director of the ICE Detroit district office, and the ACLU requested a hearing on Friday for the detainees. Many of the Iraqis are Chaldeans, members of an Iraqi Christian group. Historically, they have faced problems in Muslim-majority Iraq. The Detroit metropolitan area is home to the largest US group of Chaldeans. Community …

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Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

… country. Indeed, some members of Pakistan’s parliament have gone as far to suggest that CPEC is “another East India Company in the offing” that will submit the country’s national interests to those of Beijing. Finally, as the reported killing of the two Chinese nationals demonstrates, can China ultimately rely on the security forces of local partners such as Pakistan to protect its interests? Indeed, these killings come despite the Pakistani military’s commitment …

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

June 13, 2017

… brought the older Kim a basketball autographed by Michael Jordan during a visit in 2000. Nicknamed “the Worm,” Rodman won two championships with the Detroit Pistons and three with the Chicago Bulls. On the court he was known for his ferocious defense and rebounding ability. But he grabbed just as much attention off the court for his piercings, brightly-dyed hair and headline-grabbing antics. On his first trip to North Korea, Rodman was accompanied by members of the Harlem …

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Was Basically The ‘Hamilton’ Of The Tonys This Year

June 13, 2017

… Countess via Getty Images Platt has been particularly singled out among the stellar cast members for his performance, which The New York Times described asnot likely to be bettered on Broadway this season. If the many stars who stop by his dressing room after the show is any indication, the 23-year-old previously best known for playing Benji Applebaum in the Pitch Perfect films has taken Broadway and Hollywood by storm with his performance, powerfully capturing the feelings of pain and …

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Trump: Qatar must stop funding terrorism

June 11, 2017

… — all members of the Gulf Cooperation Council and all involved in the fight against ISIS — have to stay unified for the sake of that effort. Calls to Gulf leaders over the past few days have left him convinced there’s a resolution, he said. “It’s clear to me based on these conversation that the elements of a solution are available,” Tillerson said. “We know you’re stronger together.” Unlike Trump, Tillerson stressed the possibility of …

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House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

June 10, 2017

… through special counsel Bob Mueller’s office, and that there will be movement after the weekend. “The matter will be addressed on Monday,” the source says. It’s unclear if that means that the memos will be turned over to Congress on Monday, and the source would not provide any more details. Four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, had set a Friday deadline for Richman to respond after …

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Deaf Singer Wows America’s Got Talent And Earns Golden Buzzer

June 9, 2017

Mandy Harvey, 29, was recognized with the programs rare Golden Buzzer on Tuesday after bringing the audience to its feet with an original song titled Try. To help her along, an assistant stood by signing out the judges communication with her. Harvey also removed her shoes so she could feel the musics rhythm through the floor. With that, she launched into the tune, quickly inspiring applause and tears from audience members. Honestly, I never think Im going to be surprised or amazed by …

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‘Terrorism Has No Religion:’ Muslims Across The UK Slam London Attackers

June 5, 2017

… belong here in our country. Frankly, it doesnt belong anywhere in the world. It should die with them.” New Horizons in British Islam As members of British Society, we must continue to condemn all acts of terror, and we must not allow these criminals to spread hatred and fear; and we must foil their attempts to divide us, they stated. Muslims everywhere are outraged and disgusted at these cowards who once again have destroyed the lives of our fellow Britons, he said. That this should …

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Ravaged By Climate Change, The Great Barrier Reef May Never Be The Same

June 3, 2017

Conceding that climate change will inevitably cause the decline of the reefs overall health in the coming decades, reef experts have started talking about a possible Plan B a strategy that wont save the reef as a whole, but may at least ensure that it doesnt disappear completely. But now, with back-to-back mass bleaching events in 2016 and 2017causing large swathes of the Great Barrier Reefs corals to die,some members of the Reef 2050 advisory committee, a group of scientists and experts …

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Trump Grants Ethics Waivers To 17 Top White House Staffers

June 1, 2017

… retirement policy, was a lobbyist for Fidelity Investments before joining the administration. Andrew Olmem, who does financial policy, was a lobbyist for big banks and lenders. Michael Catanzaro, recently hired as one of Trumps top energy advisers, was a lobbyist for oil and gas companies. Knight, Olmem and Catanzaro are all members of Trumps National Economic Council, which is headed by former Goldman Sachs boss Gary Cohn. The fourth lobbyist granted a waiver is Joshua Pitcock, who serves …

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California GOP Mayor Says Attracting Asians And The Gays Helps Reduce Crime

June 1, 2017

In a recentinterview with Vice magazine, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parrissaid that increasing the Asian population and the gays, as he called members of the LGBTQ community,can do a lot of good for a city like Lancaster, which, as Vice pointed out, is now known for its neo-Nazis and meth labs. Parris, whos been described by friends as a staunch, conservative, Republican, no bull kind of guy, according to a 2009 Los Angeles Times profile, is no stranger to questionable actions or comments. …

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People Across Manchester Are Getting Bee Tattoos To Honor Bombing Victims

May 31, 2017

Hundreds of people across the U.K. are getting bee tattoos in honor of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing that claimed 22 victimsduring an Ariana Grande concert. Weve actually got a lot of family members of some of the victims coming forward who want it as a memorial tattoo now,Barber told the BBC late last week.Paramedics and health workers who were on the scene, who were there in the aftermath, who also want to come together and get that tattoo done. This Sunday I will be …

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Aircraft crashes in Castlewellan Forest Park – BBC News

May 31, 2017

… caption Local flying club members and others helped remove the wreckage after the crash The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), which manages the forest park, said the aircraft had “made an emergency landing”. members of a local flying club and others examined the aircraft and organised the removal of the wreckage. It is understood there was low cloud and mist in the area at the time of the crash although it is not yet known what caused the incident. …

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Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

… victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, Trump used the occasion to scorch Americas military allies for failing to spend as much on defense in recent years as Trump would have wanted. In his view, their failure to do so unfairly burdened U.S. taxpayers an opinion other NATO members do not share, a sentiment made clear by their facial expressions as he spoke. Finally, at the G-7 meeting of the worlds largest democratically run economies, Trump would not …

May 28, 2017
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Now it’s up to the special counsel

Washington (CNN)A bad day for the White House could turn out to be a good day for justice and democratic accountability and institutions. Robert Mueller’s appointment Wednesday as special counsel to probe Russian election meddling and any collusion by Trump campaign aides elevates the investigation clear of partisanship and the threat of White House interference. It therefore may offer the best chance for a politically bulletproof accounting of the guilt or innocence of members of the …

May 18, 2017
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White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

Washington (CNN)As the White House rushed to contain the fallout on Capitol Hill during a head-spinning week of controversies, one senator resorted to mime to describe his reaction. He mimicked a cat, claws out, hanging on for dear life by clinging to a tree. “We’re all just like this,” the senator told CNN, shaking his head. Chaffetz: I’m ready to subpoena for Comey memo Senator: Trump’s request impeachable, if true …

May 18, 2017
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1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says

(CNN)More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world — an average of 3,000 deaths per day — from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The leading cause of deathamong 10- to 19-year-olds globally in 2015 was road injury, which killed more than 115,000 people, followed by lower respiratory infections and self-harm. When separated by age, sex and region, however, the leading causes of death differed …

May 16, 2017
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