• 'Dancing with the Stars' reportedly wants Sean Spicer

    'Dancing with the Stars' reportedly wants Sean Spicer

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    Producers of Dancing with the Stars are hoping to sign up former White House press secretary Sean Spicer for the upcoming 25th season of the United States version of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Rick Perry , the energy secretary and former governor of Texas, competed last fall but was eliminated in the second round. "He's done an unbelievable job", Scaramucci said last week.
  • Panel in talks with Manafort, Trump Jr. reps

    Panel in talks with Manafort, Trump Jr. reps

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    Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and its ranking Democrat, Sen. Jason Maloni, a spokesperson for Manafort, told ABC News earlier Tuesday that Manafort spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. It was not immediately clear what other committees Grassley and Feinstein were referring to. The president's eldest son and the former Trump campaign chairman will instead "provide the [Senate Judiciary Committee] with documents and be interviewed by committee members and staff prior to a ...
  • Israel removes metal detectors at entrance to holy site

    Israel removes metal detectors at entrance to holy site

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    But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a move on Friday by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend security coordination, plus worldwide criticism, cranked up pressure on Israel. Jordan's King Abdullah has called on Israel to return to the pre-July 14 status quo and lift all unilateral measures taken since the attack on the policemen.
  • High-level talks fail to defuse EU-Turkey row

    High-level talks fail to defuse EU-Turkey row

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    The plan has already provoked criticism from the country's fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members and could further strain its relations with the alliance، local media reports said. "Westerners want their agents to roam freely in our land while they hurt our people", Erdogan told lawmakers from his AK Party at a meeting in parliament.
  • Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat

    Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat

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    BJP president Amit Shah is all set to make his debut in Parliament with the party's Parliamentary Board taking a decision on Wednesday that he will contest the August 8 Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat. Union Minister Smriti Irani , now a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, has been re-nominated for the other seat. 121 MLAs belong to BJP whereas 57 are from Congress.
  • Social media crash suspect Obdulia Sanchez plead not guilty

    Social media crash suspect Obdulia Sanchez plead not guilty

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    Prosecutors charged a teenage driver Wednesday with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other counts after she lost control of her vehicle while livestreaming on Instagram and recorded a crash that killed her younger sister. Sanchez allegedly continued recording even after the crash as she realized her sister was dead. "I mean no disrespect to their family for posting it", she said.
  • White House on the defensive over Trump's transgender military ban

    White House on the defensive over Trump's transgender military ban

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    In addition to fighting for Americans' freedoms around the globe, transgender individuals in the armed forces have a new battle on their hands: the fight for their right to exist. I care about the LGBTQ community who is scared. Trump at first said he couldn't release his tax returns because he was under IRS audit - which isn't true; former President Richard Nixon released his tax returns while he was under audit.
  • Cassie Sainsbury cuts deal to dramatically reduce sentence

    Cassie Sainsbury cuts deal to dramatically reduce sentence

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    Sainsbury had reached a preliminary deal with prosecutors to admit her involvement and spend six years in a Colombian prison. The shock decision came after Sainsbury told the court she had agreed to smuggle drugs only because her family and fiance had been threatened.
  • Rihanna meets French president Emmanuel Macron and first lady Brigitte

    Rihanna meets French president Emmanuel Macron and first lady Brigitte

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    Then, about a month later, Rihanna started casually tweeting at the world's most powerful leaders , asking them to commit to funding education in developing countries. Earlier today, she met with first lady Brigitte Macron at Paris's Élysée Palace. Rihanna has been involved in global effort to advance education and has been using the power of her celebrity to address the need.