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Spicer sticks to discredited 'adoption' story on Russia meeting

MSNBCMSNBC - Jul 17, 2017
During his confirmation hearing last week on Capitol Hill, Christopher Wray, Donald Trump's choice to lead the FBI, said if any campaign were contacted by a foreign government, it'd “wise” to contact federal law enforcement officials. “[A]ny threat or ...  


Donald Trump Jr. releases email chain on his Russian meeting

The HillCNN - Jul 11, 2017
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., agreed to meet with someone he believed to be a "Russian government attorney" last summer after receiving an email offering him "very high level and sensitive information" that ...  


Ghoulish online game urges young people to end their lives
ABC News - Jul 11, 2017

The family of a Texas teen who hanged himself says their son was involved in a ghoulish online game that calls on participants to complete a series of tasks before taking their own lives, and some schools are warning parents about the so-called Blue ...  

ABC Family

'The Fosters' Boss Peter Paige on Callie's Season 5 Shift and the 'Edgier' Freeform

VarietyVariety - Jul 11, 2017
During the first four seasons of “The Fosters”, the ABC Family-turned-Freeform drama garnered much praise from organizations like GLAAD and the Television Critics Association for its inclusive take on the modern American family. When “The Fosters” ...  


Asian markets pressured as dollar tumbles on US health-care news

CNBCCNBC - Jul 18, 2017
Investors were now more doubtful over the future of U.S. tax reforms, given the difficulty the health-care bill has faced in making progress, OANDA senior trader Stephen Innes told CNBC. The health-care bill being passed would have added money in the ...  

Fox News

Two members of missing Burundi robotics team spotted crossing into Canada, police say

Fox NewsFox News - Jul 20, 2017
The D.C. Police Department told Fox News that Don Ingabira, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were seen crossing the northern U.S. border into Canada. Authorities don't suspect any foul play in the disappearance. The two teenagers were part of a ...  


Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer at Meeting With Donald Trump Jr. and Russian Lawyer

ReutersNBCNews.com - Jul 14, 2017
Born in Russia, Akhmetshin served in the Soviet military and emigrated to the U.S., where he holds dual citizenship. He did not respond to NBC News requests for comment Friday, but he told the AP the meeting was not substantive. “I never thought this ...  

Cbs News

Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer attended Trump Tower meeting

CBS NewsCBS News - Jul 19, 2017
CBS News has confirmed that Ike Kaveladze was in a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and Rinat Akhmetshin. New York-based lawyer Scott Balber said ...  

Weather Channel

Looking ahead to forecast for next week

The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel - Jul 16, 2017
Here's a detailed look at the forecast for early next week from Amy Hodgson, of The Weather Channel. A mostly cloudy afternoon on Sunday with rain and drizzle at times, particularly across northern Scotland and south-east England. Turning drier ...  

Animal Channel

Don't ask me. Dog owners: You're not in charge.
Twin Falls Times-News - Jun 21, 2017

I saw on the animal channel the other day that some guy in Missouri taught his border collie how to mow the lawn. No foolin:' This bozo just fires up the old Briggs & Stratton, and Fido stands up on his back legs, props his forepaws on the handle grip ...  

Comedy Central

Comedy Central Announces New 'Daily Show' Correspondent

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 11, 2017
Michael Kosta, the new correspondent for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” will have his debut on Tuesday night's episode with a desk read. Credit The Daily ...  

Disney Channel

Which Disney Channel Star Is Bound For The Biggest Breakout Success? VOTE!

People's Choice AwardsPeople's Choice Awards - Jul 12, 2017
If the Disney Channel has proven one thing over the years, it's that the network is a pro at finding the next big thing. In fact, dozens of A-list celebrities from Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling to Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have gotten their ...  


Ezekiel Elliott in incident at Dallas bar, per source

WFAAESPN - Jul 17, 2017
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a late-night incident at a Dallas bar Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter. According to the Dallas Police Department, officers were dispatched to the bar around 9:40 p.m. A 30-year-old ...  

Bbc America

BBC America

AnglopheniaAnglophenia - Jul 11, 2017
Anglo favorite John Oliver has joined the voice cast of the upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King — and the role he's lending his voice to couldn't be more perfect. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Last Week Tonight host will play red ...  

Bbc News

Republicans oppose healthcare plans leaving party without majority

BBC NewsBBC News - Jul 18, 2017
Two more Republican senators have said they oppose their party's replacement for President Obama's health system, making it impossible for the bill to pass in its current form. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran say the new legislation does not go far enough in ...  

Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network's 'Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!' brings ...

Press HeraldPress Herald - Jul 12, 2017
In 2007, “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!,” a sketch comedy show by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, debuted on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim ...  

Discovery Channel

Fans will open wide for Shark Week on Discovery Channel July 23-30

New Haven RegisterNew Haven Register - Jul 18, 2017
A great white shark swimming, from a vantage point you probably never want to see. Photo courtesy of Discovery Channel. By Joe Amarante, New Haven Register. Posted: 07/18/17, 7:07 PM EDT | Updated: 21 secs ago. # Comments. Discovery Channel's ...  

History Channel

History Channel documentary may shed new light on Earhart disappearance

Press HeraldPress Herald - Jul 9, 2017
Gary Tarpinian, executive producer of the History Channel documentary, told the Today show that they believe the Koshu, the Japanese merchant ship in the photo, took Earhart to Saipan, where she died in Japanese custody. The team thinks the photo may ...  


Tulisa back on the telly with MTV reality show to capture pop comeback

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Jul 14, 2017
The former X Factor judge is getting ready to launch her pop comeback, and MTV's cameras are poised to capture everything. The singer, who turned 29 today, starts filming a pilot for the channel next week, which will document her recording new material ...  


Martha & Snoop and RuPaul's Drag Race Score 2017 Emmy Nominations

VH1.com (blog)VH1.com (blog) - Jul 13, 2017
Martha Stewart, it's time to bust out your delicious croquembouche, we have something major to celebrate! VH1's Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party has just received its first Emmy nomination. The popular series picked up a nom in the “Host for a ...  

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