• Stephen Colbert's response to Donald Trump insulting him: 'I won'

    Stephen Colbert's response to Donald Trump insulting him: 'I won'

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    Stephen Colbert literally couldn't have been happier that President Trump went out of his way to slam him and his "filthy" mouth over his controversial joke from earlier this month. Trump, who apparently had nothing more important to discuss at the time , actually spent a portion of his Time interview this week addressing Colbert's nightly trashing of his presidency.
  • Kremlin says 'too early' to speak of thaw in Russia-US ties

    Kremlin says 'too early' to speak of thaw in Russia-US ties

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    Peskov was talking to reporters about U.S. -Russia relations, a fraught relationship that became decisively more complicated after Trump became president. The Kremlin feels cautious optimism about the prospects for an improvement in US-Russian relations after Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov met US President Donald Trump in Washington, a Kremlin spokesman said on Thursday.
  • France turns to parliamentary battle after Emmanuel Macron victory

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    All 577 seats in the National Assembly are up for grabs. The worst-case scenario for him would be a strong parliamentary majority for his opponents, dictating his choice of prime minister and limiting his presidency. Le Pen favored ditching the euro and creating stricter business-protectionist measures and a large reduction in immigration. For the first time, none of France's traditional parties were represented in the final vote.
  • Johnny Depp Surprises Disneyland Guests as Captain Jack Sparrow

    Johnny Depp Surprises Disneyland Guests as Captain Jack Sparrow

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    Johnny's penchant for dressing up as Captain Jack long after filming has ended on a Pirates film has been an ongoing joke with the actor. In January, the Pirates of the Caribbean star sued his former advisers Joel and Robert Mandel and their The Management Group (TMG) company, alleging fraud and negligence.
  • The breakdown of Pippa Middleton's wedding costs

    The breakdown of Pippa Middleton's wedding costs

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    The groom is also said to be dropping some serious cash on his wedding get-up, reportedly set to wear a bespoke Savile Row suit, coming in at around £6,050. Pippa's niece and nephew - Prince George and Princess Charlotte - will be the couple's page boy and bridesmaid. One thing is certain, that the event is much anticipated especially that Meghan Markle should be present with Prince Harry.
  • 'American Idol' is coming back on ABC

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    Entertainment Weekly reported that ABC revived " American Idol ", winning the show away from Fox, where it aired its 15 seasons . " American Idol on ABC . The news of Idol's return was announced by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America. Details of the new " American Idol ", including where it will be filmed, remain unknown.
  • Trump Suggests He Might Drop Daily Press Briefings

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    Wednesday: "No", Sanders said, when asked if the president had already chose to fire Comey on Monday when he asked Rosenstein for the memo. "The president asked that they put those concerns and their recommendation in writing, which is the letter that you guys have received", Sanders said, describing the president's instructions to Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
  • About 200 inmates still at large after prison escape in Indonesia

    About 200 inmates still at large after prison escape in Indonesia

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    Ferdinan Siagian, head of the Law and Human Rights Ministry's Pekanbaru office, told the Jakarta Post: "Information we received says several prison officers had often triggered conflicts with prisoners, so they made a decision to flee via several doors in the prison that were open during the Friday prayer".
  • Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

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    The letter said such a decision is made when a person has "committed socially unsafe actions ... that contradict the interests of maintaining Ukraine's security". 'But, as it turned out, everyone sees him only as a politician and Putin loyalist'. Seagal, perhaps best known for 1992's Under Siege , remains a popular figure amongst Russian audiences, despite often playing the American war hero.