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Speaking to the press after being handed the award at the glitzy ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London, he said he did not expect to win and had not written a speech. The critically acclaimed production, which opened a year ago in London's West End, went in with 11 nominations. " Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour " was declared the best new comedy, and "Groundhog Day" the best new musical.
  • NCAA caves, 'reluctantly' accepting North Carolina's fake repeal of HB2

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    When the NCAA took its initial stand on HB2, it listed four specific objections to North Carolina's law, as opposed to similar laws in other states. The new law must be seen for what it really is - a thinly veiled attempt to convince the NCAA and others that something has changed. The NCAA's North Carolina ban didn't affect teams that earn home-court advantage during the season, such as the Duke women's team hosting NCAA tournament games in March.
  • JK Rowling 'delighted' by Olivier Awards success

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    The best supporting actor prize went to Anthony Boyle for role of Scorpius Malfoy . Winners were revealed in ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall on April 9. The play dominated the Olivier Awards with 11 nominations and nine wins, including best play , best director , best costumes, and best set designs .
  • Fox to investigate sexual harassment claim against Bill O'Reilly

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    Since then, Fox News has faced multiple claims from women who alleged they were mistreated by current and former employees. Fox News has been rocked by sexual harassment scandals recently, and this week brought one of the most damaging yet, John Oliver said during Sunday's Last Week Tonight .
  • New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

    New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After four years at the top of the Airline Quality Rating , Virgin America slipped to third in 2016, and the airline it announced a merger with last year - Alaska Airlines - has finished No. Seven of the 12 airlines improved in all four categories, including rate of involuntary denied boardings. Customer complaints were slightly lower, too, the report said .
  • Trump defends O'Reilly after sexual harassment accusations

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    A bombshell report in the New York Times details payouts from O'Reilly and Fox News totaling 13 million dollars, given to six women who complained that O'Reilly sexually harassed them . "Don't forget he talked about grabbing women in their private parts and because he was important, he could get away with it, and so they are two of a kind and so I'm not surprised that he stood up and tried to defend Bill O'Reilly", the California congresswoman said to Hayes.
  • Former Texas Tech Coach Spike Dykes Dead at 79

    Former Texas Tech Coach Spike Dykes Dead at 79

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    He retired as the winning coach in program history. The native of West Texas coached at eight different Texas high schools over the course of his 41-year career. He is now an offensive analyst at TCU. Dykes was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. - Texas Tech Athletics (@TechAthletics) April 10, 2017A legend in every sense.
  • Major Star Wars Announcement Teased for GMA Tomorrow

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    Good Morning America airs at 7am ET on ABC. Luke Skywalker and Rey have been hanging out a lot since their seemingly fated meeting on Ahch-To at the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens , and have probably gotten pretty close. Is that a clue? The sequel is produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski. The first trailer of Star Wars The Last Jedi could be unveiled Thursday.
  • Once Upon a Time recap: 'Mother's Little Helper'

    Once Upon a Time recap: 'Mother's Little Helper'

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    If the Black Fairy finds a way to be free of the black realm, they will all be in danger. Then, in the present-day Enchanted Forest realm, Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) finds Blackbeard in a pub and makes a deal. When the two pirates walk to the dock, Blackbeard discovers that the ship is in another realm and is forced to give Hook the magic bean anyway, so that they can both go get it.
  • US Navy strike group to move towards Korean peninsula

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    This exceedingly brief Sunday morning Fox News clip reveals how North Korea also considers the carrier move to be "American aggression". In an interview with London's Financial Times , Trump said that if China is not going to solve the problem of North Korea, "we will", VOA reported .