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Indeed, on Monday, the US and South Korea expressed that no more missile or nuclear tests would be tolerated, comments that suggest tensions could literally blow up into all-out war at any moment. The meeting will be attended by some of Trump's top cabinet members, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - who will chair the meeting - and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.
  • ESPN to layoff 100 on-air talent

    ESPN to layoff 100 on-air talent

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    Tweet Embed: https://twitter .com/mims/statuses/857225944221831168 After 17 years reporting on #NFL , I've been informed that I'm being laid off by ESPN effective immediately. The large cut comes as the expensive "Worldwide Leader in Sports" hemorrhages subscribers in the cord-cutting era. Central to today's staff cuts are the changing economics of the sports media industry, as Skipper alluded to in his memo.
  • Chris Pratt Reveals What He Wants From DC Films

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    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has big plans for Sylvester Stallone. Chris Pratt has some well-reasoned thoughts about Suicide Squad that should nonetheless go over terribly with DC fans, given the mildly critical stance he takes. They did Iron Man . Then they did [ Iron Man II ] and [ Iron Man III ], then they did Cap , and then they did Thor . It would explain why the title for "Avengers 4" is kept secret, because as Kevin Feige said it is a spoiler.
  • NYC, Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees

    NYC, Metropolitan Museum weigh mandatory admission fees

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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is considering charging admission to visitors from outside of NY in hopes of alleviating a significant budget deficit . The museum had been in discussion with de Blasio's administration on how to close the museum's current budget deficit of $15 million. But there are a few potential issues with a fee model for the Met, including-but not limited to-the fact that the city mandates that the Met "shall be kept open and accessible to the public free of all ...
  • How will Russell Westbrook's 2016-17 season ultimately be viewed?

    How will Russell Westbrook's 2016-17 season ultimately be viewed?

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    In Game 5, as has been the case for nearly the entire series, the Thunder were plagued by the same issues they've had all season when playing against good teams. Westbrook was visibly gassed in the fourth quarter, going just two of 11 from the floor. And OKC wasn't facing the Warriors here, but a supporting cast around Harden that was also filled with role players.
  • UK Conservatives hold big lead over Labour

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    The Prime Minister announced her intentions during a surprise press conference, in which she said she hoped the election would bring a "strong leadership" ahead of Brexit talks. He said the prospect of staying in the EU customs union - which would severely restrict the prospect of independent United Kingdom trade deals - should be part of withdrawal talks.
  • Trump's Approval Rating Hits 41 Percent In Latest CBS Poll

    Trump's Approval Rating Hits 41 Percent In Latest CBS Poll

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    The Elon Poll found 56 percent of North Carolina voters think Trump has been true to his pledges, even while almost 60 percent disagree with one of them - the plan to build a wall along the Mexican border. When it comes to confidence in Congress's ability to conduct a fair investigation into the issue of Russia's alleged election meddling, everyone has doubts.
  • Star Wars: Episode IX release date set for May 2019

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    The Star Wars anthology film focused on young Han Solo will test the May waters before Episode IX with its previously announced May 25, 2018, release. Digital recreation of Grand Moff Tarkin (Peter Cushing) and Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) in Rogue One garnered a lot of controversies. The studio has also set a release for the fifth Indiana Jones movie.
  • Atletico Madrid coach Simeone pays tribute to dogged Leicester

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    Looking back at the first day I arrived at the club, I said my desire was to make Atletico Madrid competitive against every team we played against. "We can be immensely proud but the players are ultimately very disappointed to go out". But, as we say, he did show the occasional moment of brilliance. It was nearly a pleasure to compete against them."Leicester's desire to make the most of the occasion was clear from the start, pyrotechnics greeting the players as they came out while fans twirled ...
  • Miley Cyrus to secret star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2'?

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    But we're going to get to understand her motivations for being a bad guy a little bit more". So there you have it: we have Cain/Abel and God/Jesus in the same film, which doesn't leave a lot of room for wisecracking raccoons, saucer-eyed miniature trees, and booming-voiced behemoths even though they're exactly the kind of caffeine that Guardians 2 needs more and more of between salvos of neon-lit special effects.
  • An open letter to Topshop about its clear plastic jeans

    An open letter to Topshop about its clear plastic jeans

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    Why these abominations were ever created is beyond us and they're not cheap, a pair will set you back a whopping €76. And Kendall Jenner's so-called invisible jeans - denim cutoffs with frayed seams and cuffs creating a pantlike outline - were just plain confusing.