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At Trump's Cabinet meeting, flattery is flavour of the day

Similarly, Vice President Mike Pence considered it the greatest privilege of his life to serve under the 45th president. The White House's Cabinet consisted of a collection of secretaries, directors and senior staff that Trump had appointed and hired to execute his America First vision.

Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump for 'violating the constitution'

The suit says Trump's continued ownership of his family's global business empire has rendered him "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors" and has harmed the integrity of USA democracy. However, the case from two Democratic attorneys general could stand a better chance in court as the first government action over allegations that Trump , a Republican, violated the constitution's so-called emoluments clause .

Jessica Chastain Finds 'Disturbing' How Women Were Portrayed in Cannes Movies

Nicole Kidman appeared in four of the films screen at the Cannes Film Festival this year, making her one of the industry's most prominent actresses. Chastain has been largely praised for her words online, with fellow actors and directors like Ava DuVernay sharing her comments on social media.

Folorunsho Alakija : Billionaire's son weds in elaborate destination wedding

The pair got engaged previous year and had a traditional Nigerian wedding in Lagos in November. Folarin proposed to Naza in 2016 in the ancient nation of Greece. The bride has a degree from the University of Manchester where she studied Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. She dated Rob Kardashian in 2013 before meeting Folarin, whose first wife died a few years ago.

Hawaii official: Ruling shows U.S. system works

S.C". On Monday, the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld an injunction on it. The case was originally brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center. Sessions said Monday that the ban is necessary to protect national security. Trump said his second order, signed March 6, was a " watered down " version of the first, crafted to withstand the legal challenges that prompted the first order to be struck down - specifically, that it ...

Polio: Nigeria, 2 others get $1.2bn

Major pledges include: $75 million from Canada, $61.4 million from the European Commission, $55 million from Japan, $30 million from Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, $30 million from the Dalio Foundation, $25 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies, $15 million from an anonymous donor, $13.4 million from Australia, $11.2 million from Germany, $5 million from easyJet, $5 million from Italy and $4 million from the Republic of Korea.

'The Mummy' Shows No Signs Of Life At The Domestic Box Office

Despite the excellent performance overseas, critics slammed the movie. This Friday released Tom Cruise's much-awaited film of the year " The Mummy " is not getting a desirable response. The Patty Jenkins-directed " Wonder Woman ", already the highest-grossing movie directed by a woman and by far the most successful superhero movie featuring a female title character, benefited from terrific word of mouth and unprecedented critical acclaim for Time Warner's superhero universe.

Congratulations! MIC's Binky and JP have just welcomed a baby girl

Binky, 26, and JP announced in January that they were expecting their first child together, after a turbulent on-off relationship on the E4 show. You both will make unbelievable parents! "It's been my second family and I will deffo be back to do the odd bits and bobs on it I'm sure in the future, but now I feel my time has come to a natural end seeing as the next big (grown up) chapter of my life is about to begin!" She added: "Whatever happens, this baby is not going to be affected".

Golden State Warriors become NBA champions with 129-120 win over Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to regain the NBA Championship with a 4-1 series win. This time they led 3-0 before losing Game 4 but had no trouble sealing the deal in front of their home fans in Oakland , California to win their second NBA Championships in three seasons after emerging victorious by 129-120.

Great white shark stuck in shallow waters captured on video

We all know there are sharks in the sea, but it is not every day you see a 14-foot- long great white shark thrashing on the shore. That's when they realised that it wasn't a whale, but a large great white that had been injured by a boat propellor.

Katy Perry bares her bum during insane livestream

The former brunette said that her new hairdo - cut short and dyed blonde - was an effort to "be my authentic self 100 per cent, so it hurts when I don't feel that I can". Katy then said of her AMAs performance: "I didn't know that I did it wrong until I heard people saying that I did it wrong". The Fireworks singer addressed the controversy during her Witness World Wide live-streaming event over the weekend (09-11Jun17), when she allowed fans to watch her eat, sleep, exercise, and ...

Kano lawmaker backs Northern youths on ultimatum

They had described them as "ungrateful and uncultured". Don't they have elders? The Eze Ndigbo of Kano, Boniface Ibekwe, has declared that the over three million Igbo indigenes resident in Kano will not leave the city with all their investments acquired over several decades.

Jessica Chastain speaks up for women

Nicole Kidman says she's "absolutely devastated" to miss the Cannes Film Festival awards ceremony after being awarded a special prize to celebrate the event's 70th anniversary. Back in Hollywood, many women, including director Ava DuVernay , Lena Dunham and "Saturday Night Live" star Aidy Bryant, applauded Chastian for her remarks after they went viral.

Companies end sponsorship over 'Trump-killing' scene in play

Following the controversy, Delta Airlines and Bank of America pulled their years-long sponsorship of the Shakespeare in the Park series. Delta Air Lines Inc and Bank of America Corp pulled financial support on Sunday for the Shakespeare in the Park production of " Julius Caesar " in NY over its portrayal of the assassinated ancient Roman leader that resembles U.S.

"What June 12 Taught Us" - Bola Tinubu

Adams said the abandonment of June 12 by other regions in the country, apart from the Southwest is not good adding, "It is indeed sad that apart from the Southwest states of Oyo, Ogun, Lagos and Osun, which have doggedly continued to celebrate the hero, and later martyr of that battle, there has been studied indifference to the June 12 phenomenon by the Federal Government and remarkably, the rest of Nigeria".

Green will be present for Game 5 this time around

Something changed in Cleveland. The team that is the aggressor normally gets the benefit of the whistle and that was readily apparent in Game 4 when the Cavs extended the series. "So I didn't think that was that sharp". "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. Just to spread some of the blame around - Draymond Green has been less than magical so far as well.

Forbes crowns 'Diddy' as highest-paid entertainer

Forbes report that P-Diddy has earned a staggering £102 million this year and it's all down to the United States star's hard work. Just behind Diddy at No. His total earnings? A whopping $130 million. Rapper Drake ($94 million) and Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo ($93 million) round out the top five.

Sony Drops New Days Gone Trailer

Days Gone follows a motorcycle club officer, Deacon St. John, as he battles to survive in the Pacific Northwest wilderness following a zombie pandemic. It's considered to be one of the most powerful testaments to the games as art debate and has influenced countless other titles. All the trailer promised us was a release in 2018 and a longing in our hearts to ride our poor horse towards our twisted fate.

Bobbi Kristina's Ex Nick Gordon Arrested for Beating Girlfriend in Jealous Rage!

Leal and Gordon got into an altercation in Florida on Saturday and according to the police report , Leal claims he "unlawfully committed domestic battery by hitting and punching her in the face and the back of the head with a closed fist".

Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey's remarks drew an angry response from the president on Friday accusing Comey of lying. And if he acknowledges he had some concerns, he will open up a new line of questioning about the conduct of President Trump and his advisers. Comey was leading that probe. In the private, classified meeting that followed, Comey reportedly told senators of yet another, undisclosed meeting between Sessions and Russian government officials - bringing the total known number of Sessions' covert contacts ...

Cameron Diaz gushes over husband: 'I feel so lucky'

We women are objectified so much. I would make salt from the ocean I'm presumably surrounded by. According to Vogue , Diaz's search for wholeness includes transcendental meditation. Talk about two very different people! "I've never had anyone who supported me so much and gave me so much courage to be myself and to really explore myself".

Appeals Court Strikes Down Trump's Travel Ban

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia also ruled against the travel ban May 25. Here's a look at how the rulings compare and what might come next. "We vacate the portions of the injunction that prevent the Government from conducting internal reviews". The 9th Circuit said he was required to consult with Congress in setting the number of refugees allowed into the country in a given year and that he could not decrease it midyear.

Anti-Sharia?-protestors-clash-with-counter-demonstrators

The turnout was relatively small, with rally crowds of a few dozen in many cities outnumbered nearly 10 to 1 by counter-demonstrators who tried to drown out their voices with drums, bullhorns and cowbells. Authorities say three people were arrested for obstructing law enforcement. "That doesn't mean we allow it today, too", Takim said. The anti-Islam law rally and the counter protest took place across the river from the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sex assault trial

The jury also heard Cosby's version in the form of his police statement and his lurid deposition in her 2005 lawsuit. They told the judge they wanted the "full context" of Cosby's testimony about the pills he gave to Constand , which he had described to her as "friends".

Bill Cosby accuser rejects claim of romantic relationship

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaul. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP). The attorney who is representing the slew of women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault was kicked out of court after her cell phone rang during the proceeding.

Ariana Grande to play Manchester benefit concert

The company says: "More than 25,000 people applied for them". The massive concert will be held at Manchester's Old Trafford cricket ground nearly two weeks after the attack at the Manchester Arena took place. "We are happy to report that there are thousands of fans who successfully purchased tickets during the general onsale". The Grande concert will in the United Kingdom air live on Sunday on BBC TV, BBC radio and Capital Radio Networks.

Shioli Kutsuna Joins 'Deadpool 2' In Key Role

The first film made waves at the box office, becoming the highest-grossing R-rated film worldwide with a cume of $783M. The year will kick off with the New Mutants on April 13, 2018, followed by Deadpool 2 in the summer. She could take on the part of Pyslocke, a mutant with massive telepathic and telekinetic powers that she can use and focus into materializing deadly weapons.

Bill Cosby admits he apologised to accuser's mother over alleged assault

On Friday, the jury heard the portion of the deposition in which Cosby was asked about obtaining Quaaludes, a powerful sedative, for a bad back in the 1970s and giving them to women. He also admitted he offered to pay for Andrea's graduate degree, fearing that she or Gianna would later extort him. There's still a chance Cosby could testify at the trial.

Bill Cosby's accuser was 'humiliated' by alleged sex attack

The defence has argued the two had a romantic relationship, that Ms Constand was not incapacitated, and that the sexual encounter was consensual. Constand, an athletic 6-footer with dark curly hair, was calm and collected as she testified, looking at the jury as she began describing the assault.

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks judge to dismiss case

Geimer told CNN in 2003 that Polanski was taking pictures of her at Nicholson's house in 1977 when he raped her. "It's not the people (state) who have caused her continued suffering", she said. She wrote memoir titled The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski in 2013. Geimer made an impassioned argument that if the case was dropped, she could finally have freedom from it and being at the center of what was arguably one of the most controversial trials ever involving people in the ...

Bill Cosby's accuser admits to calling him several times after assault

More feisty and defiant than her daughter, the elder Constand recounted a phone conversation in which she pressed Cosby on the alleged sexual assault. Cosby said he would mail her the name of the prescription, she testified, but never did. But the AP reports that Constand "perhaps muted the expected attack by acknowledging some initial confusion over just when the encounter occurred".

Theresa May welcomes Arlene Foster to Downing Street

Uncertainty over the timing of the Queen's Speech emerged as Mrs May chaired her first Cabinet meeting following the general election . Foreign minister Boris Johnson , who was reported by British media to be lining up a leadership bid, insisted May should stay.

Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

The jury in Bill Cosby's suburban Philadelphia sexual assault trial has ordered dinner after 90 minutes of deliberations. Bill Cosby's trial raced towards a close, with his lawyer telling the jury that the comedian and the woman who accuses him of drugging and molesting her more than a decade ago were lovers who had enjoyed secret "romantic interludes".

Does 'Wonder Woman' Have a Post-Credits Scene?

Gadot has spoken publicly about her time in the Israeli military. The issue of movie censorship has become a talking point in Lebanon again after the Economy Ministry called for the movie " Wonder Woman " to be banned over its lead actor's Israeli nationality.

How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies

The Wonder Woman Shop includes everything you want including collectibles, clothing, accessories, Funko Pop Vinyls, action figures, iPhone covers and much , much more. Recently, you may have seen her in a little film called " Wonder Woman ". Summary: Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior.