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George Clooney just sold his tequila business for up to $1 billion

Starting with a shot tonight. Clooney, star of such movies as " Ocean's Eleven " and "Up in the Air", started Casamigos with Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, and they own equal shares of the company. Drinks giant Diageo confirmed that it had purchased Casamigos Tequila - which translates as " House of Friends - on Wednesday". Rande, who is married to supermodel Cindy Crawford , told TMZ of the billion dollar sale.

Jared Kushner visits home of Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

However, journalists were prevented from even filming Kushner's arrival at Netanyahu's office. Kushner is scheduled to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his West Bank headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday evening following the Iftar meal breaking the day's Ramadan fast.

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

The government has committed to introducing a Great Repeal Bill to bring existing European Union regulations into United Kingdom law, it has been confirmed in the Queen's Speech to Parliament today (21 June). The nine-minute speech reflected May's diminished position - a loss of stature that has emboldened those within her own party who want a "softer" Brexit which makes a less-sharp break with the EU.

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

The county courts and the district attorney's office have not yet calculated how much the Cosby prosecution cost taxpayers. Typically, prosecutors have that long to decide whether to retry someone in Pennsylvania . But it was Cosby's reputation as a public moralist who urged young people to pull up their saggy trousers and start acting responsibly that prompted a federal judge to unseal portions of an explosive deposition he gave more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil lawsuit ...

Alleged Cosby Sex Assault Victim: 'I Wanted It to Stop'

Attorneys for Cosby are expected to continue their cross-examination of her Wednesday. The prosecutors also cross-examined Constand for being late to file a complaint. "There was a lot of confusion trying to put a lot of dates together", Constand said Tuesday. She said they became friends over conversations about the team and later her career.

Trump restores restrictions on Cuba

Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., said Trump's policy moves the USA backward. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter calling the move "a mistake" and "shortsighted". Cuba has criticised the American administration's decision to "backtrack on policy changes": http://www.euronews.com/2017/06/16/trump-rolls-back-on-obamas-closer-relations-with-cuba negotiated by former US President Barack Obama.

Shah Rukh Khan meets Gujarat's Chief Minister

With Anushka Sharma as the female lead, " Jab Harry Met Sejal " hits the screens on August 4. Now, Pahlaj said that he won't ask to remove the word if he gets 1 Lakh votes in its favor. The chief also stated that the trailer is yet to be passed by the board. But we can and will stop the broadcast of the uncensored footage on television.

Utah governor: Weed torch set fire near ski town

Several hundred people have been ordered to evacuate the communities of Brian Head, Horse Valley, Clear Creek, Beaver Dam, Blue Springs, Mammoth Creek, Rainbow Meadows and Panguitch Lake Campground. Herbert is touring the fire-damaged area around the ski town of Brian Head in the Dixie National Forest on Tuesday. Maps and a thorough description of the closure area are posted on the government inciweb site webpage for the fire.

Donald Trump Offers Nearly Incomprehensible Explanation For James Comey Tapes Claims

Trump said that he never made tapes of his private conversations with Comey - doubling down on a tweet he'd sent a day earlier . If the tweets were relevant, then Trump's comments on Fox News about the tweets and the tapes lie are also relevant.

Wizkid : Pop star wins 'Best International Act' at BET Awards 2017

Telephone Man" - for which they received multiple Soul Train Awards and American Music Award wins. "BET was the first network and place where I was on TV - I am looking to turn this whole experience into a joyful homecoming". Other nominees include Solange , who's nominated for four awards and is up against her sister for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist. Bruno Mars follows with five nominations.

McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill

Senate on Thursday unveiled a draft bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare . In March, when House Republicans published their bill to replace Obamacare-the American Health Care Act-I described it in Forbes this way: "GOP's Obamacare Replacement Will Make Coverage Unaffordable For Millions-Otherwise, It's Great".

Black Bear Kills Teen Runner Midway Through Alaska Trail Race

As he fled the aggressive animal, Cooper managed to place a desperate call to his brother, saying that the bear was chasing him through the thick forest of Chugach State Park, the Associated Press reported. Organizers say Patrick Cooper was mauled after he got lost and veered off the trail in Anchorage. "You can't predict which bear will be predatory".

Cosby jury deadlocked after 30 hours of deliberation

The disgraced comedian is now awaiting a final verdict as the 12-person jury deliberates on whether or not to find him guilty of three counts of criminal indecent assault against Andrea Constand , who claims she was sexually molested by Cosby in 2004.

Two holdouts in Cosby case prevent comedian's conviction

Andrea Constand testified that Cosby drugged and molested her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. After days and hours of deliberation, an anonymous juror in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial says it came down to two people.

Who's been crowned the victor of RuPaul's Drag Race season nine?

It is worth noting that has won four challenges across the season, and has been in the bottom only once. Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race has ended its run with a nail-biter of a finale that saw all four contenders very credible claimants of the America's Next Drag Star crown.

Mets pound Giants 11-4 sArtHead = "Mets pound Giants 11-4"

Saturday at San Francisco , 7:15 p.m. The New York Mets have lost seven of their last eight games when allowing more than three runs. The Mets are 4-1 in deGroms last 5 starts vs. The Mets started Jose Reyes at shortstop against San Francisco on Friday night and Wilmer Flores at third. The infielder was the 59th overall selection in this year's draft.

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

I am anxious about other detainees, what they go through", he said . President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States had a "great relationship with China" as he stood beside former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the new USA ambassador to Beijing.

Mark Wahlberg: If Michael Bay is done with 'Transformers,' so am I

With help from Bumblebee , Hound and the other Transformers , Yeager - "the chosen one" - must stop him. Viviane ( Laura Haddock ) is somehow involved because of her family lineage. Am I making any sense? While nobody was crying out for more Transformers movies, these plans for Bumblebee actually sound like they might breathe some new life into a series that even many diehards have begun to lose patience with.

One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown

They tied up the husband with belts, put socks on his hands, and held a gun to his head. "They told them exactly who they were". The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that they had been captured and the state's governor indicated that they had been detained in the neighbouring state of Tennessee.

Complete Dash Cam Footage Of Philando Castile's Shooting — JUST RELEASED

The shooting on July 6 a year ago, in the Minneapolis suburb of Falcon Heights, gained widespread attention because Mr Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , live-streamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook . Castile's hand". Reynolds said Castile was reaching for his wallet and identification when he was shot. Reynolds is then heard dictating what just occurred as she live streams the aftermath of the shooting from the passenger seat of the vehicle.

Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury

Bill Cosby departs Montgomery County Courthouse. A Pennsylvania jury on Tuesday began its first full day of deliberations in the trial of entertainer Bill Cosby , who is accused of sexually assaulting a female friend who had come to him for career advice in 2004.

North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

North Korea reportedly told a US official that Warmbier contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill - they claimed to have released the student on "humanitarian grounds". It warned that such actions would force North Korea to become even stricter in its way of dealing with other U.S. nationals held in the country. The article also criticised South Korea for using Mr Warmbier's case to seek the release of other detainees.

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana; here's what to expect today

While the storm is not a hurricane, and some people will not take this storm as seriously as they should. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm that crawled ashore from the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line.

N Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA

Warmbier, an American college student, died Monday just days after he'd been medically evacuated from a North Korean prison following 17 months of detention. Mr Warmbier died without recovering on Monday, having been brought back to the USA last week. The foreign ministry official denied that Warmbier was abused while in custody, condemning "groundless public opinion now circulating in the United States that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labour".

Bill Cosby's Accusers Have Not Lost Hope Despite Mistrial

Soon after, Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Ru Paul and others spoke out on social media, seemingly united in their criticisms of the outcome. Prosecutors vowed to retry the 79-year-old, saying Constand supported the decision. A judge recently denied Cosby's motion to dismiss the Goins case and a trial has been scheduled for June 2018. In fact, prosecutors said they plan to put Cosby back on trial.

We Just Found Out What Stephen Colbert Was Doing in Russian Federation

Evening Urgant is a popular late-night Russian talk show, with host Ivan Urgant . Colbert ran for President of SC once before as his alter-ego but his campaign didn't go beyond that primary. Colbert made a toast with each drink. He concluded by saying, "A strong America, a strong Russian Federation", while taking one last shot of vodka.

Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission. Around 60 women have publicly accused the Emmy-winning actor in recent years of being a serial sexual predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years across the United States.

George Clooney, partners sell tequila company for $1 billion

But we're not going anywhere. " Casamigos has always been brought to you by those who drink it, and we look forward to continuing that, working alongside the expertise and global reach of Diageo ". According to CNBC , company executives will pay $700 million (£553.1 million) initially and a further $300 million (£237 million) over the next 10 years, contingent on the performance of the brand.

North Korea Officially Denies Torturing Otto Warmbier

Family spokeswoman Lisa Pak said Lim's family wants to see a more aggressive approach from the Canadian government following the death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, days after he was released from captivity in North Korea in a coma.

Did someone just leak the names of Beyonce and Jay-Z's twins?

As reports of the ordinary monikers continue to surface, the Twittersphere is alight with a lot of opinions (obviously). Well, the *reported* names of Beyonce and Jay Z's new son and daughter are...drumroll, please... While the sources did not reveal any specific details about the twins' condition, it can be speculated that the lights will be used to treat the babies from jaundice .

Dean Heller Joins Republican Opposition to Senate Health Care Plan

Under special rules McConnell is using that will block Democrats from using a filibuster to kill the bill, the legislation can not include provisions that make policy changes that don't primarily affect the budget. Senate Republicans on Thursday morning released a draft of their secretive Obamacare replacement bill, called the " Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017".

Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

Cindy moved ashore as a tropical storm early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas line. And more rain was on the way. At 8 a.m., the center of the system was about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana . The National Hurricane Center stopped tracking Cindy as it downgraded, turning it over to the NOAA's Weather Prediction Center . As that is happening, what is left of Cindy gets picked up by the cold front, and heads toward our region by Saturday.

Camden Council orders hundreds of residents to evacuate flats after Grenfell tragedy

Camden Council's leader Georgia Gould warned that if residents had not left their homes after being visited again by the officials on Saturday, "it will become a matter for the fire service". The London Fire Brigade said it had found a number of fire safety issues at the Chalcots Estate in Camden and advised residents to leave the building until they were resolved, Reuters reported .

Clinton: GOP will become the 'death party' if Senate bill passes

But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. But it repeals the individual mandate requiring people to buy health insurance without creating incentives for Americans to stay in their plans. "That should be the central issue for Republicans - repealing Obamacare and making healthcare more affordable", said Cruz in a statement to CNN .

Ronaldo to testify over allegation

The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. "But I still feel Real Madrid hold all the cards, it will be down to them". A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros (about 2.91 million pounds or N1.46 billion), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement.