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WH: Nothing wrong with Trump asking Comey if he's under investigation

Trump and O'Donnell have sparred in the press since 2006, when O'Donnell, then a co-host of "The View", criticized Trump's decision to not fire a Miss USA victor despite underage drinking and sexual activities. His account has not been confirmed and the FBI Director would not normally discuss an open investigation like that. The contradicting portrayals of Comey raised further questions about Trump's motivations for firing him.

Portugal wins Eurovision for the first time

By the time the curtain falls on the 2017 contest, 1,479 songs will have been performed in total, according to Eurovision . The fado-tinged song " Amar Pelos Dois " was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.

Don't portray my father as underworld don: Haji Mastan's son threatens Rajinikanth

There were reports in the media that the film is based on the life of a god father like personality Haji Masthan who supposedly championed the causes of Tamils in Mumbai during the eighties. The statement comes after Sundar Shaeker, in a notice to Rajinikanth, wrote, "You are depicting my God Father and a well-known national political leader as a smuggler and underworld don, which is highly unacceptable and I strongly oppose such misrepresentation of my God Father".

Kiev to host Eurovision Grand Final today

As far as Eurovision song contests go, the 2017 edition had it all. Twenty-five competitors carried on that tradition this year - performing on a wide stage backed by flashing lights, bursts of flames and other effects. But the sweet intentions were soured for this 62nd edited when Russia's participation was scuttled by host Ukraine over the two nations' diplomatic and military conflict.

Bulgaria scores record-high second place in Eurovision 2017

The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place in Portugal. See all of the action from Eurovision 2017 as it happened here! Sobral sang his Amar Pelos Dois ( Love For Both ) in a high, clear tenor accompanied by quiet strings and a piano.

LYRICS QUIZ: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Finalists

The Eurovision competition was founded in a spirit of bringing together a post-World War II Europe, author Chris West told the CBC . Although the contest is supposed to be nonpolitical, this year's Eurovision saw its share of controversy.

Federal Bureau of Investigation head 'nauseous' over election inquiry

Comey said he treated both cases consistently and that the biggest difference was that one investigation was over or almost over, and the other was just beginning. "My goal was to say what is true". Of those, agents found a dozen that contained classified information, but they were messages investigators had already seen.

Melissa McCarthy drives podium through NYC streets as Sean Spicer

The Time Warner Center also houses CNN's NY headquarters. McCarthy was clearly filming a skit for an upcoming Saturday Night Live episode, but it's unclear exactly what was going on or what she was saying. The show's musical guest will be Haim . Image via YouTube.comPress secretary Sean Spicer will again be object of satire - with video evidence coming from the streets of NY, where McCarthy-as-Spicer was seen driving her motorized lectern.

Prince Philip Announces His Retirement

Rumors of illness and death circulated, but it turns out her 95-year-old husband Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh will step down from all royal duties. The announcement of Philip's retirement was made following a meeting of all senior royal staff at Buckingham Palace, news of which prompted media speculation about the health of the royals.

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Spoiler Review

Who else would you like to see in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (aside from the Guardians , of course)? On top of the $17 million made on foreign soil, the film's total worldwide gross is at $435 million, making it the 15th most successful DreamWork's movie, behind 2001 classic, Shrek ($484 million).

Trump threatens to cancel press briefings, says Spicer 'gets beat up'

The switch followed a disastrous impromptu news conference outside the White House Tuesday night in which Mr Spicer hid behind some bushes until TV cameramen turned out their lights and agreed not to take video of the briefing. "We don't think it's necessary". Shortly after McCabe's hearing on Capitol Hill, Huckabee Sanders had to explain how the White House had reached such a different conclusion about how Federal Bureau of Investigation employees viewed their boss.

Trump likely to visit FBI headquarters in coming days - White House

The Trump administration is looking to fill the job, which requires Senate confirmation, after Trump abruptly fired Director James Comey on Tuesday. Trump's communications team has scurried in recent days to explain the president's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. In a general election debate a year later, he defended the remarks again.

Diddy is 2017's Richest Rapper, His Net Worth is Massive

P. Diddy is doing great for himself, that is for sure! Shawn " Jay Z " Carter, meanwhile, comes in second with his fortune, which jumped 30% in the last year thanks to Tidal , the music streaming service he bought two years ago that is now valued at $ 600 million .

Portugal wins Eurovision as Aussies crack top 10

Sobral, who has a serious heart condition that saw him miss the first week of rehearsals, reprised his song at the end of the show and was joined by his sister Luisa for a duet. And you just wanna be here!" shouted Jasmine from Britain, wearing a garland of ribbons and flowers. As the shelling goes on there, the impact of the hostilities echoes in the contest with neighbor Russian Federation conspicuously absent.

Trump attacks 'showboat' Comey after sacking

Trump also stirred new debate when he told NBC that he asked Comey directly if he was a target of the FBI's investigation. Trump later said that he needed Comey's loyalty, but Comey again said he couldn't give it but would pledge "honesty".

White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

Asked if he ever urged Comey to drop the investigation, Trump said, "No, never", adding he wanted it "speeded up". Comey found the allegations confounding, according to his associate, and wondered what to make of what he described as unusual thoughts coming from his new boss.

King Arthur Legend Of The Sword trailer, United Kingdom release date and cast

Hunnam said that Ritchie was initially anxious that he didn't have the right physique for the role. "He (Ritchie) was very concerned about it and would bring it up a lot during the audition process", Hunnam tells The Graham Norton Show.

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017, Armenia finishes 18th

While accepting the award, Sobral said, "Music is not fireworks, music is feeling". Moldova came third with 374 points, at quite a distance from the victor and the runner-up. Graham Norton guided United Kingdom viewers through the contest on BBC One, and described her performance as "stunning", adding: "It has to be one of our strongest entrants in years".

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's Initial Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Otherwise - or possibly regardless - your eyes will be rolling when yet another character slumps to the floor with a "can I tell you about my problems" look. This is not the only idea the studio has for its future. It works so well that it's hard to imagine a time when Guardians of the Galaxy represented a major risk, that someone put their job on the line by green-lighting a $200m adaptation of a third-rate comic book .

Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Highlights from the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine, which saw Portugal's Salvador Sobral crowned the victor. The final of The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held on May 13. Most of us make do with Eurovision bingo or a song contest drinking game. Italy's Francesco Gabbani took to the stage with his dancing gorilla, having dropped from the favourite to the second favourite behind Portugal just before the final kicked off.

Four civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision: Kiev

He added that another man with serious wounds had been taken to the hospital. Fighting erupted three years ago between pro-Russian separatists and government forces near the Russian border, with Russian-speaking separatists demanding an autonomous region free of Ukrainian controls.

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017 Song Contest for the first time

The elephant in the room at Saturday's contest is Russian Federation, which is boycotting the event after Ukraine barred Moscow's contestant from entering the country - a symptom of the countries' toxic relations after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014.

A timeline of events that led up to Comey's firing

The announcement comes the same day Mr Trump said he could name a new FBI Director as early as next week. Trump's nominee must be confirmed in the Senate, where Democrats and some Republicans have fiercely criticized Comey's firing.

Stephen Colbert's Daily Show Reunion Relives Glory Days

I learned it from you, Dad", Colbert replied, laughing. I nevertheless concur with the judgment of the Department of Justice that you are not able to effectively lead the Bureau. Stewart was upset that he was the only one who has visibly aged out of the whole group. Helms: "I can't believe you're leaving us, Stephen...it's like Beyoncé leaving Destiny's Child.

Stephen Colbert Addresses Monologue Joke Controversy

Stephen Colbert has addressed the controversial jokes about President Donald Trump that sparked a #FireColbert campaign over the past two days... but stopped short of an apology. Monday's monologue tirade, in response to Trump's interview insults of CBS newsman John Dickerson , have been blasted as both inappropriately vulgar attacks on the White House and homophobic.

James Clapper doesn't know if there was collusion between Trump and Russian Federation

The White House has provided no set timeline for the process of replacing Comey. "My decision", Trump told NBC News on May 11. Trump purportedly asked for Comey's loyalty later in the meal and was again refused. Last month, for example, the New York Times reported that Trump had issued a "warning shot" to Bannon and senior adviser-cum-son-in-law Jared Kushner, who were reported to have been feuding.

Preview screening of epic King Arthur film coup for Bangor's Pontio

But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy...whether he likes it or not. However, it could be entirely possible this was the focus of the producers because it allowed for extraordinary special effects. Hunnam is known for his work in the television series Sons of Anarchy as Jax Teller on FX.

Teen's request for free Wendy's chicken nuggets breaks retweet record

The fast food chain gave him an improbable goal: 18 million. "Consider it done", Wilkerson replied. Twitter explained how Wilkerson's tweet became so popular in a blog post with an infographic recapping Carter's quest for the most retweets.

Calvin Harris "Rollin" (ft. Future & Khalid)

The famous DJ just announced his new Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 album on Twitter, and revealed that it will have a hefty lineup of our favorite artists featured. After the success of his previous Hip-Hop collaborations with Frank Ocean, Migos, Ariana Grande, Pharrell, and Young Thug, the hitmaker is back with another banger.

South Korea's Moon says dialogue only possible when North Korea changes attitude

These missiles have ranges of 300, 500, and 1,000 kilometers respectively, making them able to target all of South Korea and western portions of Japan, including US military bases in Okinawa. Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said North Korea might have launched a "new type of missile", given the altitude and duration of its flight. But the USA military said that the flight pattern was "not consistent" with an ICBM and did not threaten the United States.

Donald Trump calls James Comey 'showboat,' acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president

Comey's firing this week raised concerns about potential White House interference in that investigation. But acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe told U.S. "I said: 'If it's possible, would you let me know, am I under investigation?'" Mr Trump told NBC. "He said: 'You are not under investigation'". If Trump did end up cancelling the long-held tradition of White House press briefings, instead just addressing the media "every two weeks" or so, as he said in the ...

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)

The stock's price switched up 2.73% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, added 2.29% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and rose 2.88% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a $0.015 dividend. The Earnings Yield for Encana Corporation (TSX: ECA ) is 0.011936. Encana Corp has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 55.3% per year over the last three years.

Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey defends pre-election Clinton email announcement

Last month, the U.S. Justice Department charged the teen, Michael Kadar, with making threatening calls to JCCs in Florida, conveying false information to the police and cyberstalking. "The fact that she was in a position to lose because of the Comey letter is something that deserves some introspection". Comey added that he's sure he'll be interviewed again.

Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision song contest in Kiev

He was wrestled off the stage by a security guard as the singer continued to perform. Image copyright EBU Image caption Or, for that matter, Italy's Francesco Gabbani and a dancing gorilla. Unfortunately, Macedonia did not qualify for the grand final of Eurovision 2017. Russian Federation has vowed that Samoilova will compete in 2018, placing Ukraine in a tricky dilemma over whether to participate alongside her.

SLO County schools participate in National Bike to School Day

Students who wore their helmets while participating got a water bottle and reflective stickers as a reward for being safe. And after the fog burned off, Black Hills Life Flight landed at the school to teach the kids bike safety, including the importance of wearing a helmet.