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McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: ‘He wants to have attention’ – Fox News

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash’s recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply “wants to have attention,” and questioning his GOP bona fides.Amash tweeted his take on the Muller report on Saturday, claiming that President Trump “engaged in impeachable conduct,” specifically…

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‘Game of Thrones’ series finale spoilers leave fans disappointed ahead of airing – Fox News

‘Game of Thrones’ fans’ petition for final season do-over hits milestoneFollowing the penultimate episode of the massively popular HBO series ‘Game of Thrones,’ a Change.org petition has surfaced urging the network to ‘remake ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 with competent writers.’ The petition has already gained more than 350,000 signatures from disgruntled viewers who were…

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Trump signals Alabama abortion law goes too far but stresses he’s ‘strongly pro-life’ – The Washington Post

“We must stick together and Win for Life in 2020,” President Trump tweeted Saturday. (Evan Vucci/AP) President Trump is carefully distancing himself from a new Alabama law that bans abortion in almost all circumstances, even in cases of rape and incest, stressing his “strongly pro-life” credentials while aligning himself with other Republicans who also contend…

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Film review: Beats and John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum – The Times

Beats is a touching tale of teenage friendship set in the 1990s rave scene Youthful passions: Cristian Ortega and Lorn Macdonald in BeatsThe Sunday Times, May 19 2019, 12:01am This week’s films Beats18, 101 mins★★★★ John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum15, 130 mins ★★★ For those of us who were young — or youngish — in…

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Actor-comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dead at 92 – Fox News

This Feb. 7, 2017 photo provided by Suzanne Shore shows her husband, Sammy Shore. The actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store died Saturday, May 18, 2019. He was 92. Sammy Shore, an actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store, died Saturday. He was 92.Through a spokeswoman, Shore’s family said he…

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Trump calls Justin Amash ‘loser’ after GOP lawmaker said president’s conduct was ‘impeachable’ – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 19, 2019, 2:30 PM UTC / Updated May 19, 2019, 2:42 PM UTCBy Allan SmithPresident Donald Trump branded Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., a “loser” on Sunday after he became the first GOP member of Congress to publicly assert the…

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Romney: War with Iran ‘not going to happen’ – POLITICO

“The president made it very clear that he thinks the greatest foreign policy mistake, probably in the modern age, was the decision by President [George W.] Bush to go into Iraq,” Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday on CNN. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, Sen. Mitt Romney on…

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Police ID’d Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing HART Bus Driver – Bay News 9

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department on Sunday identified the man who is accused of fatally stabbing a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) bus driver on Saturday. Justin Ryan McGriff has been charged with resisting arrest Additional charges are pending RELATED: Tampa HART Bus Driver Fatally Stabbed; Person in Custody Just before 4:15 p.m., Saturday, at…

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NBA playoffs: Warriors rally to beat Blazers in Game 3 – Yahoo Sports

Back on their home floor, the Portland Trail Blazers had a chance to pick up their first win in the Western Conference finals on Saturday night.Yet after building an early 18-point lead, the Trail Blazers fell just short.The Golden State Warriors rallied back to beat Portland 110-99 at the Moda Center, moving them just a…

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Romney: ‘I don’t support the Alabama law’ effectively banning abortion – CNN

Washington (CNN)Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday he does not support the recently passed Alabama law that would ban abortions with few exceptions, going further than legislation in any other state.”I don’t support the Alabama law,” Romney told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”Romney, a former Massachusetts governor who was the Republican presidential…

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Why you should be checking your soical security statements – USA TODAY

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool Published 10:00 a.m. ET May 19, 2019 CLOSEThey may not make for the most exciting read, but you need to review them nonetheless.Millions of seniors today rely on Social Security as a crucial source of income in retirement. But if you’re not careful, you could end up losing out on…

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Little Printer returns as an open-source messaging device – The Verge

Berg’s Little Printer, an adorable internet-connected box that printed out tiny snippets of news, Instagram photos, and to-do lists, stopped working when the studio and its servers shut down in 2014. Now, design consultancy firm Nord Projects has brought it back to life with a brand-new app, and it added the ability to send messages…

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Swiss gun control: Projections suggest voters approve EU rules – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nearly 48% of households in Switzerland own a gun Voters in Switzerland have backed a tightening of gun laws to conform with European Union regulations. Almost 64% of voters in Sunday’s referendum supported tougher restrictions on semi-automatic and automatic weapons, final results show. Switzerland is not an EU member, but…

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Galaxy Fold’s next move will make or break foldable phones – CNET

There’s a lot riding on a successful launch for the Galaxy Fold. Angela Lang/CNET When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Fold, it didn’t just announce another phone — it kicked off a revolution in the way we interact with mobile devices. But the Fold soon suffered screen breakages and other glitches, and the revolution stalled.It’s been…

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U.K.’s Corbyn to Offer Public Vote on Any Deal: Brexit Update – Bloomberg

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India election 2019: Exit polls suggest Narendra Modi back as PM – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many saw the election as a referendum on Prime Minister Modi India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on course to win the general election, exit polls suggest. The BJP and the main opposition Congress party battled it out with powerful regional rivals in a bruising…

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Key oil producers meet to discuss output amid Iran tension – Aljazeera.com

Major crude producers are set to meet on Sunday to discuss how to stabilise a volatile oil market amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran in the Gulf, which threaten to disrupt supply. Key OPEC members and other major suppliers, including Russia, will assess the oil market and examine compliance to production cuts agreed…

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Wilder settles Breazeale feud with 1st-round KO – ESPN

10:27 AM ETDan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodayNEW YORK — In the acrimonious lead-up to heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder’s defense against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale, Wilder spent a lot of time talking about how much…

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‘He makes us go’: Green elevates Warriors to 3-0 series lead – NBA.com

With his team struggling, Draymond Green showed once again why he — and they — are specialShaun Powell @Powell2daPeopleArchiveMay 19, 2019 2:53 AM ET Draymond Green posted his seventh career playoff triple-double (and third this postseason) on Saturday in Portland. PORTLAND, Ore. — There is nothing Draymond Green failed to do Saturday when he helped…

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Shuttered steelmaker’s 21-story headquarters implodes – New York Post

May 19, 2019 | 8:27am Martin Tower, former world headquarters of Bethlehem Steel, implodes AP Members of the public watch as Martin Tower is demolished. AP BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker’s former world headquarters.…

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Bluetooth’s Complexity Has Become a Security Risk – WIRED

Bluetooth is the invisible glue that binds devices together. Which means that when it has bugs, it affects everything from iPhones and Android devices, to scooters, and even physical authentication keys used to secure other accounts. The order of magnitude can be stunning: The BlueBorne flaw, first disclosed in September 2017, impacted five billion PCs,…

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Swiss voters approve tighter gun control: TV – Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed. FILE PHOTO: A rifle with a Swiss flag is pictured during a competition, ahead of a May 19 referendum on proposals to…

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Riderless horse steals show at Preakness Stakes – AOL

War of Will won the 144th Preakness Stakes on Saturday afternoon in Maryland, taking the lead in the final turn to pick up the win in the second big horse race of the year.The horse’s victory, though, took a backseat to Bodexpress — who ran nearly the entire race on his own without a jockey.Bodexpress, sitting…

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Australian Dollar to Strengthen After Morrison Clings to Power – Bloomberg

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Texas tornadoes: Destructive severe weather hits Central U.S. today, including Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska – CBS News

Last Updated May 18, 2019 8:01 PM EDT Parts of the nation’s midsection have been devastated after nearly 50 reports of tornadoes in just the last 24 hours. Homes and businesses have been destroyed. On Saturday, hundreds of thousands remain without power.Powerful thunderstorms and tornados, continue to pound the country’s midsection from Texas to Missouri…

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Report: Jets to target Peyton Manning as next general manager – Yahoo Sports

Peyton Manning is a wanted man these days. Between being sought after as a commercial pitch man or a potential “Monday Night Football” announcer, the five-time MVP will have some sort of notable post-playing career.Now comes the latest rumor: Could he be the next New York Jets general manager?After Jets CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson announced…

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Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding – CNN

London (CNN)The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.The couple, who recently celebrated the birth of their son, shared a video on their Instagram account, Sussex Royal, which showcased a collection of unseen shots backed to music by the…

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Game of Thrones finale time, how to stream, and what to know – Polygon

The Game of Thrones series finale is finally upon us. After eight seasons and nearly 72 hours of epic storytelling, HBO’s fantasy series is coming to an end, completing the saga that began nearly a decade ago. Who will live and who will die? Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and the Stark siblings are all around…

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Kylie Jenner Finally Got Jordyn Woods to Come Pick Up Her Stuff – TMZ

Kylie Jenner My Pad’s Officially Jordyn Woods-Less 5/19/2019 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Kylie Jenner and her ex-bestie have a little more closure in their relationship … because Jordyn Woods’ belongings are no longer in her guest house. Sources close to Kylie tell TMZ … Jordyn came by and picked up her stuff about a week…

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Legion of doom: Portland becomes the latest victim of the road Warriors – ESPN

4:46 AM ETBrian WindhorstESPN Senior Writer CloseESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two booksPORTLAND, Ore. — On the road in the playoffs, the Golden State Warriors are (expletive) giants.Of everything this team has accomplished over the past five seasons, a number that personifies its dominance is the streak…

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Trump calls for Republicans to be ‘united’ on abortion | TheHill – The Hill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be ‘united’ on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE called for Republicans to be ‘united’ in the midst of a wave of new abortion laws signed by Republican governors.Trump tweeted late Saturday night that he was…

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Voting Is Ending in India. Here’s What’s to Expect. – The New York Times

The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next. ImageA polling station in the West Bengal village of Rohini last month. Voting in the Indian election has taken more than five weeks.CreditCreditDiptendu Dutta/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesAfter 39 days of polling involving…

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411’s UFC on ESPN+ 10 Report: Dos Anjos Wins – 411mania.com

ESPN+ Main Card #3 Rafael Dos Anjos (170.4 lbs.) vs Kevin Lee (170.2 lbs.) #12 Antonio Carlos Junior (185.6 lbs.) vs Ian Heinisch (185.6 lbs.) Megan Anderson (145.8 lbs.) vs Felicia Spencer (145.6 lbs.) #15 Vicente Luque (170 lbs.) vs Derrick Krantz (170.2 lbs.) #15 Charles Oliveira (154.2 lbs.) vs Nik Lentz (155.6 lbs.) Davi…

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50 arrested, guns and drugs seized in Waterbury bust – ABC News

Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths. Authorities in Waterbury began the raids at 5 a.m. Friday after having obtained 92 arrest warrants for 52 people. Officials say 135 law enforcement officials took part. Police say officers arrested 41…

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Kirchner Roils Argentina With Surprise Vice-Presidency Bid – Bloomberg

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Australia’s conservative government revels in ‘miracle’ re-election – Reuters

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win. Morrison’s Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the number needed to…

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Trump Shuts China’s ‘Backdoor’ to Cyber Spying – American Greatness

President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order in a prescient move to defend America’s national security against Chinese cyber espionage. Invoking his powers under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the president gave the Commerce Department 150 days to devise methods of implementing new rules for American companies that wish to trade with “foreign…

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First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election reveals that Trump “engaged in specific actions and a pattern…

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The weather is warming and here comes Aaron Nola – NBCSports.com

BOX SCORE  About three hours before first pitch, manager Gabe Kapler said there is always a feeling within the clubhouse whenever it’s Aaron Nola’s turn in the rotation. They call it “Nola Day.” Consider Saturday “Nola and Harper Day.” The right-handed ace struck out 12 over six innings, while Bryce Harper clubbed a no-doubt-about-it home…

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Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban – The Washington Post

Colby Itkowitz Congress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics May 18 at 5:08 PM President Trump’s 2020 campaign spokeswoman joined other Republicans in her disapproval of Alabama’s ban on almost all abortions, and suggested the president shared her view. During an appearance on MSNBC on Saturday, Kayleigh McEnany said she disagreed with Alabama’s decision not to…

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Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks – Fox News

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic Republic.The semi-official Tasnim news agency reported Saturday that the arrests took place in Iran’s central Markazi province. It did…

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Here’s Your First Look at Ella Windsor’s Wedding Dress – Yahoo Lifestyle

From Town & CountryWhile tomorrow marks Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s one-year anniversary, today, all eyes are on another royal wedding. This afternoon, Prince Michael’s daughter Lady Gabriella Windsor is marrying her fiancé Thomas Kingston in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.Ella, as Lady Gabriella is known to close friends and family, is not a…

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Republican Justin Amash calls for Trump impeachment – BBC News

Image copyright Ronald Grant Image caption Mr Amash also accused Attorney General William Barr of misleading the public Justin Amash has become the first Republican congressman to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He claimed Mr Trump had “engaged in specific actions” that “meet the threshold for impeachment”.Mr Amash accused Attorney General William…

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Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals – Fox News

PORTLAND, Ore. – With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State.And boy, has he.Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.Green had his seventh career postseason…

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Donald Trump wants exceptions for rape, incest in abortion laws – USA TODAY

CLOSE As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17) APPresident Donald Trump called himself “strongly Pro-Life” in a several tweets late Saturday night while at the same time appearing to challenge key provisions of strict abortion laws recently passed in Republican controlled states.”As most people know, and…

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Fiji’s Latest News and Sports website – Fijivillage

Wilder retains WBC Heavyweight Title scoring the 20th first round knockout win of his career By Naveel Krishant Sunday 19/05/2019 [Photo: CBS Sports] Deontay Wilder winding up to throw a punch against Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder blasted out Dominic Breazeale in one round to retain his WBC heavyweight crown at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.…

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Austria’s Kurz Seeks to Rule Alone After Nationalists Toppled – Bloomberg

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Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks – ABC News

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic Republic. The semi-official Tasnim news agency reported Saturday that the arrests took place in Iran’s central Markazi province. It did not elaborate…

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Wilder settles Breazeale feud with one-punch KO – ESPN

1:44 AM ETDan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodayNEW YORK — In the acrimonious lead-up to heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder’s defense against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale, Wilder spent a lot of time talking about how much…

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Republican Rep. Justin Amash says Trump committed ‘impeachable conduct’ – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 18, 2019, 11:46 PM UTCBy Dennis Romero and Winston WildeU.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan on Saturday became the first congressional Republican to conclude that President Donald Trump has engaged in “impeachable conduct.”His conclusion came after he…

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National debate over abortion rights heats up – ABC News

6M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on May 18, 2019Vice President Mike Pence weighs in as Missouri…

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