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Putin took the opportunity to completely deny all Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, which USA intelligence agencies say he personally tried to disrupt by hacking into Democratic computer systems and releasing embarrassing info about the party's nominee, Hillary Clinton .
  • No official word yet on cause of Noriega's death

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    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has died at the age of 83 following brain surgery this year, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela said on Twitter late on Monday. Noriega accused the USA government of hatching a "conspiracy" to keep him incarcerated. On the run, he sought refuge in the Vatican's embassy, and according to popular rumor, he arrived disguised as a woman.
  • Ed Sheeran Stuffs His Face with Candy for Carpool Karaoke

    Ed Sheeran Stuffs His Face with Candy for Carpool Karaoke

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    Finally, Corden performed a traffic-themed rendition of Sheeran's 'Castle on the Hill , ' saying that it was a ideal song to sing along to when you are stuck in traffic. He came, no security or anything, he came to this really filthy dive bar, ' he joked. "I ended up cracking him across the face", Sheeran said. "He said, 'Go on!" After picking up Sheeran, Corden started the segment with his number one hit song, 'Shape of You' as the duo cruised around London.
  • Bill Cosby lawyers criticize lack of minority jury candidates

    Bill Cosby lawyers criticize lack of minority jury candidates

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    Jury selection in Cosby's sexual assault case was completed on Wednesday. The jury includes four white women, six white men, one black woman and one black man. The percentage of African Americans in the final composition of the jury actually slightly exceeds that of Allegheny County, where the pool was drawn - 16 percent of the jury is black while the county is 13 percent black.
  • British police designate London incidents as terrorism

    British police designate London incidents as terrorism

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    London Ambulance Services said it has taken at least 20 patients to at least six hospitals. Another witness, Will Heaven, said he saw people who appeared to have been hit, and one being put into an ambulance. The city transit authority Transport for London has closed the bridge and ordered the London Bridge station evacuated. "We finished drinking at a bar and we came out onto the road and I looked to my left and there was a guy, we thought he was just drunk, he was lying on the ...
  • UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

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    Britain was left mourning after 22 were killed when Salman targeted a Ariana Grande pop concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. "We have had police officers conducting house-to-house inquiries but we are still not satisfied why Abedi went there and it's vital we understand exactly where he went there and who he spoke to in these final days before the attack", Manchester police chief Russ Jackson said.
  • Immediate special session? House leaders think it's unlikely

    Immediate special session? House leaders think it's unlikely

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    The tax hike bill was spearheaded by Baton Rouge-area lawmakers irritated by near-daily gridlock in the region and supported by business groups and Gov. It was a big day at the state capitol in Baton Rouge today as legislators near the end of this year's legislative session. The plan keeps TOPS fully funded next year, while also adding money to health programs that were eliminated altogether under the House proposal, including mental healthcare services for children and adults .
  • Subway delays lead NY college graduate to celebrate commencement on train

    Subway delays lead NY college graduate to celebrate commencement on train

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    Nearly everyday, Filipinos experience the struggles of commuting in the country: the endless heavy traffic, long lines that prove forever does exist, and in some horrendous cases, getting stuck on a train for hours. By the time Alcantara and his family finally made it to the venue the ceremony was long over. Sadly, Jerich did indeed miss his entire commencement ceremony at Hunter-Bellevue, although he was happy some of his friends and family members were on the subway with him during the ...
  • Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

    Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

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    She said she was asking the photographer, Tyler Shields , to take down the photo , and it was no longer on his website Wednesday morning. The reaction to Griffin and Shields' photos may have gained the attention of the Secret Service, as the agency tweeted late Tuesday that "threats made against @SecretService protectees receive the highest priority of all of our investigations".
  • Rolf Harris free after jury unable to convict

    Rolf Harris free after jury unable to convict

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    The ex-entertainer, 87, who had been accused of indecently assaulting three teenage girls at public events between 1971 and 1983, denied all the charges. Harris remained silent as he left the court surrounded by a media pack. The fourth count was a new charge of indecent assault. Harris pleaded not guilty to the charges and didn't give evidence, according to ABC .