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World Media Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at the Box Office
Author: 0 Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at the Box Office

Playing on over 3,700 screens, and fuelled by the constant recommendation through social media to see the movie on IMAX (which assisted in $US11.7 million of the movie's opening weekend ), " Dunkirk " ($US150 million budget) opened with a strong $US19.7 million on opening day.

World Media APC Governors Meet Ailing Buhari in London
Author: 0 APC Governors Meet Ailing Buhari in London

Meanwhile, the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose has called on Buhari to resign, alleging that he is incapacitated. Buhari would only return to Nigeria "as soon as his doctors give the go-ahead", the presidency insisted. She said the President urged Nigerians to continue to be strong in the face of challenges and to support the Federal Government in implementing the agenda for which they were elected.

World Media Severe thunderstorms leave thousands without power in metro
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorms leave thousands without power in metro

Ameren reports that there are over 50,000 customers without power. In Belleville, 623 households were without power as of 7:30 a.m. Contact your utility company if you are without power. Traffic signals throughout the metro area were affected as well. KCP&L expects outages to last into Monday. The city of Independence will open the Sherman Center for residents there to get out of the heat, take a shower, and charge their devices while restoration is underway.

World Media Trump advisers seek to play down growing pardon row
Author: 0 Trump advisers seek to play down growing pardon row

Pardons themselves might raise questions about obstructing justice, Dellinger said. Speaking to reporters at the site of the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, he said that Trump's private legal team is "not researching it because it's not an issue".

World Media Sean Spicer says Trump did not want him to quit
Author: 0 Sean Spicer says Trump did not want him to quit

Before handing the podium over to Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Scaramucci blew a kiss to the journalists who spent most of the conference peppering him with questions about his new position. "I thought it was in the best interests of the administration not to have too many cooks in the kitchen". " Sean Spicer never had it. " Saturday Night Live " killed him with an actress lampooning him".

World Media Pakistani forces kill 'many terrorists' in major offensive: Army
Author: 0 Pakistani forces kill 'many terrorists' in major offensive: Army

Two major passes entering inside Pakistan from Afghanistan have been secured and effectively dominated by Pakistan Army. During the operation Khyber-IV, The army has targeted terrorists hideouts "by artillery and army aviation" which successfully has dismantled terrorists who are "on the run", the ISPR quoted IG FC Major General Shaheen.

World Media Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69 in 'heartbreaking accident'
Author: 0 Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69 in 'heartbreaking accident'

The museum's chief operating officer Jeff Rodgers said an underwater hatch used to access plumbing equipment was somehow knocked open, prompting the aquarium's four manatees to swim inside the tight space. Over the years, some have alleged that Snooty had been replaced by younger manatees, but museum officials laugh at such tales. Museum staff said they are planning ways for fans around the country to share their memories of Snooty.

World Media Trump tweets mention his 'complete power' to pardon and bemoan 'leaks'
Author: 0 Trump tweets mention his 'complete power' to pardon and bemoan 'leaks'

On this Sunday's broadcast of ABC's "This Week", Jay Sekulow disputed a report from The Washington Post and said there had been no discussion of pardons among President Donald Trump's legal team. Bloomberg reported Thursday that Mueller's investigators are looking into Trump business transactions with Russians including apartment purchases in his buildings, a controversial NY development project, the multimillion-dollar sale of a Florida home and the 2013 Miss Universe pageant held in ...

World Media Hot and humid start to the weekend with more rain chances ahead
Author: 0 Hot and humid start to the weekend with more rain chances ahead

If the front does push south of the region, then our humidity would look to drop some and the air-mass won't be quite so unbearable. Highs in the low to mid 80s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Winds: SW around 10 miles per hour. South wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Mostly clear tonight with patchy fog possible toward morning.

World Media The CBO found a huge problem with the Republican health care bill
Author: 0 The CBO found a huge problem with the Republican health care bill

Inaction is not an option and frankly I don't think we should leave town unless we have a health insurance plan", Trump said . On Wednesday, the CBO issued a report that estimated the effects of another Senate bill , which would repeal most of Obamacare without immediately replacing it with a new health-care law.

World Media Trump Blames Democrats for Failure of Obamacare Repeal
Author: 0 Trump Blames Democrats for Failure of Obamacare Repeal

The estimate indicated that 22 million less people will be insured 10 years from now than would be insured under current law. On Monday, after two GOP senators said they would vote against a key procedural vote to bring the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) to the floor, effectively killing the bill , Trump said that Republicans should immediately repeal Obamacare .

Author: 0 Two Palestinians die after clashes with Israeli forces

But public security minister Gilad Erdan has said that the metal detector checks for all Muslims could eventually be replaced with different measures, including more police officers and security cameras with facial recognition technology.

Author: 0 Regional Golfers Open golf update

Spieth then played the next four holes in five under to take the lead for good and all-but-vanquish Kuchar. "I am swinging the club well right now and feel in control", he said. After Kuchar made bogey on the next hole, Spieth had the same two-shot lead he started the day with. Kuchar made a 6-footer for birdie on the ninth hole, and Spieth 3-putted, missing a short putt for par.

World Media Palestinian Protesters Clash with Israeli Police in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Palestinian Protesters Clash with Israeli Police in Jerusalem

Makassad hospital had been inundated with patients who had suffered injuries from late night clashes on Thursday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police . Israel frequently razes or seals attackers' homes as a deterrent, although rights groups say this amounts to collective punishment. "We are receiving from them an up-to-date picture of the situation, as well as recommendations for action, and we will decide accordingly".

Author: 0 Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

Security forces opened fire when a Jordanian national reportedly stabbed an Israeli personnel at the embassy in Amman, said security sources. Israeli authorities are believed to be evacuating embassy staff. Regarding the new measures, Israel launched a media campaign promoting the importance of placing the electronic detectors, pointing out similar measures taken by Islamic countries in heavily visited holy sites.

World Media Branden Grace shoots record-low 62 at British Open
Author: 0 Branden Grace shoots record-low 62 at British Open

The talented American goes into today's action with a three-shot lead (-11) and really should have that lovely Claret Jug in the bag. Day, Hend and Norris were six in arrears of Spieth, who was yet to tee off but who held a two-stroke advantage over fellow American Matt Kuchar .

Author: 0 Three Israelis killed in illegal West Bank settlement

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the attack as "an act of terror, carried out by an animal who was incited with unfathomable hatred". In his pre-attack Facebook post , Omar al-Abed, said he planned to take action to avenge what he alleged was Israel's "desecration" of the shrine and berated Arab countries for their alleged inaction.

World Media Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute
Author: 0 Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

He is due to travel to Qatar on Monday. Arab countries had insisted that Doha should fulfill 13 precise demands including reducing diplomatic ties with Iran and supporting counter-terrorism or specify the deadline for them to comply. "I welcome the Emir of Qatar's commitment to combat terrorism in all its manifestations, including terrorist financing", Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a statemen on Sunday.

World Media Philippines drops hosting 2019 SEA Games citing war costs
Author: 0 Philippines drops hosting 2019 SEA Games citing war costs

The conflict has also led to "greater cooperation among South-east Asian extremists, and new leadership for pro-ISIS cells in Indonesia and Malaysia from among returning fighters from Marawi", the report added. Philippine security officials said ISIS might have channelled up to US$600,000 to Mahmud. Marawi has 96 such barangays. Singapore is a potential target for the terror network fighting Philippine forces in Marawi as it may be prepping Muslim militants for similar attacks in the ...

World Media Trump Asserts His 'Complete Power' To Pardon
Author: 0 Trump Asserts His 'Complete Power' To Pardon

There's no question that with a stroke of his pen, Mr. Trump can shield his son Donald Trump Jr ., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and other close associates from potential prosecution. However, since news emerged that Trump's son Donald Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer who promised him damaging information on Hillary Clinton during the election campaign, Trump has once again turned his attention to his former rival, using social media to resort to tactics that played well ...

World Media Ocean rowers rescued off Irish coast
Author: 0 Ocean rowers rescued off Irish coast

The pair had left the port of St John's in Newfoundland, Canada, on 13 June and had planned to row across the Atlantic without a stopover and without assistance. Gerard O'Flynn from the Irish Coast Guard explained: "It highlights that if you can raise the alarm and stay afloat then you stand a very good chance of being rescued".

World Media Trump expected to make Scaramucci communications director
Author: 0 Trump expected to make Scaramucci communications director

He also cast doubt on the strength of the intelligence community's conclusions, citing the erroneous assessment that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. On CBS, Scaramucci said leakers were "going to get fired". For another, he said he would address leaks to the press from within the White House on Monday.

World Media Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind
Author: 0 Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

After the media has tirelessly claimed of "collusion" between the Russian government and President Donald Trump, pollsters in swing states say the stories have yet to impact voters, The Washington Times has reported. Trump's commission is not about voter fraud but voter purging. "You will fairly and objectively follow the facts wherever they may lead". A September 2016 Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll found that only 4 in 10 people polled expressed a lot of ...

World Media Draymond Green trades barbs with Conor McGregor on Instagram
Author: 0 Draymond Green trades barbs with Conor McGregor on Instagram

Watson - not Green. "I don't know who the f*** you are". No disrespect tho kid keep hustling and stay in school. Win, lose or draw it will be a historic night for Irish sport and in a recent Instagram post, McGregor revealed his truly handsome attire, one that is completely covered in the Irish tricolour, something that should delight those who call Conor their countryman.

Author: 0 Kuchar: Birkdale, not Spieth, was my opponent

He played the last five holes in 5-under-par. Realistically, Kuchar is the only person that could challenge Spieth. A much needed birdie on the 15 steadied the ship and allowed him to finish the day two-under but it is likely to prove too little too late.

World Media Sen. Collins: Trump Needs to Stop Talking About Mueller Probe
Author: 0 Sen. Collins: Trump Needs to Stop Talking About Mueller Probe

In a joint statement, Sens. Grassley tweeted late Friday that Trump Jr.'s interview, while not public, will still be on the record. Franken said he wanted to ask both men if they "had other meetings with Russians". "These illegal leaks, like Comey's , must stop!" The Post on Friday cited anonymous USA officials who described US intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions, who was a Trump foreign policy adviser and now serves ...

World Media Parts of Senate GOP Health Care Bill Break Rules, Parliamentarian Says
Author: 0 Parts of Senate GOP Health Care Bill Break Rules, Parliamentarian Says

On the wonky side of the ledger, the big blow is the exclusion of a provision called the " Six-Month Lock Out ", a measure imposing a waiting period for people applying for initial individual insurance policies. So much for taking care of the people. Republicans have said they plan to begin voting on their health care legislation Tuesday. John McCain in Arizona dealing with brain cancer.

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