• Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

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    Prime minister since 2011 and leader of his party for nearly 15 years, Kenny is expected to be replaced by either Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar, 38, the bookmakers' favorite, or Housing Minister Simon Coveney, 44. Since then his Fine Gael-lead coalitions have survived years of political turbulence and mass protests against austerity. "I have chose to implement this decision today", Kenny said in a written statement posted on his Twitter account.
  • Colorado Inmate is Finally Free

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    Gov. John Hickenlooper released a statement about Lima-Marin's situation on Wednesday: "The family has shown awesome strength and we hope this is a temporary stop on his way to being reunited with his family". Lima-Marin was then released on parole in 2008. However, a mix-up in paperwork said that Lima-Marin's sentences were to be served concurrently, meaning that he could serve all of his sentences at the same time.
  • John McCain calls for expulsion of Turkey's ambassador to US

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    According to the International Crisis Group, at least 2,798 people, including state security personnel and Kurdish militants, have been killed in Turkey. When the agents verified that the men who attacked the protesters had diplomatic status, they were released to the State Department. Turkey's embassy blamed the violence on demonstrators, saying they aggressively provoked Turkish-American citizens gathered to see Erdogan.
  • Storms take deadly turn in march across the country

    Storms take deadly turn in march across the country

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    Daily said he walked among the debris and helped free a man who was buried under a refrigerator and debris. No serious damage or injuries were reported. "There is definitely the potential for all the severe weather hazards", including tornadoes and hail, Hultquist said. Emergency management officials in Grant County reported a gust that hit 68 miles per hour in Cuba City, and wind felled tree branches in the Hazel Green area and debris was blowing across the highway in Ellenboro.
  • Brie Larson Breaks Free From Woody Harrelson in 'The Glass Castle' Trailer

    Brie Larson Breaks Free From Woody Harrelson in 'The Glass Castle' Trailer

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    Check it out below. Based on the memoir by Jeannette Walls , the film finds Larson stepping into the author's shoes as it traces her extraordinary life from poverty-stricken childhood to successful New York-based journalist. Check out the first The Glass Castle trailer below via EW, followed by some images. "I hope that in seeing my story, it makes people think about what they've been through", Walls says.
  • Wisconsin retiree charged in shooting of Amtrak conductor

    Wisconsin retiree charged in shooting of Amtrak conductor

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    Prosecutors say a retired federal law enforcement agent told investigators he shot an Amtrak train conductor because he wasn't allowed to de-board in suburban Chicago. Klein will be back in court in Wheaton on June 12th. Passengers failing to meet those requirements will be denied transportation, it reads. "Numerous behind-the-scenes and front-line security measures are in place to ensure passenger security, including Amtrak Police Department uniformed police officers and Special Operations ...
  • Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'greatest witch hunt in United States history'

    Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'greatest witch hunt in United States history'

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    Comey damaged the credibility of the FBI, I trust his judgment in appointing Mr. Mueller as Special Counsel to lead the investigation into potential interference by Russian Federation in our 2016 election", Harris said. Meanwhile, Senate Democrats met in private Wednesday to brainstorm how they were going to grill Rosenstein - including pressing him to name a special prosecutor .
  • Jimmy Kimmel to return as host for 2018 Oscars

    Jimmy Kimmel to return as host for 2018 Oscars

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    Oscars producer Jennifer Todd says she expects returning host Jimmy Kimmel to have a field day with jokes about the historic envelope mishap at the 90th Oscars. March 4. " Hosting the Oscars was a highlight of my career and I am grateful to Cheryl, Dawn and the Academy for asking me to return to work with two of my favorite people, Mike De Luca and Jennifer Todd ", Kimmel said in a statement.
  • Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

    Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

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    Pippa became nearly as famous as her sister thanks to her appearance as a bridesmaid at the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding. Prince George and Princess Charlotte will play an important role in their aunt Pippa's wedding. Suspense is building over whether Prince Harry will use the occasion to spotlight his relationship with American actress Meghan Markle, who plays an ambitious paralegal in the USA television drama " Suits ".
  • US Claims Assad Regime Operating Crematorium at Saydnaya Prison

    US Claims Assad Regime Operating Crematorium at Saydnaya Prison

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    This satellite image depicts the same section of the Saydnaya facility in 2013 (left) and in 2016. Jones said: "I would say that this information has been developing". While the recently declassified photos do show a building that could be construed as a crematorium , they do not provide absolute proof that this is the building's true goal.
  • Tom Hardy Is Your New Venom

    Tom Hardy Is Your New Venom

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    Earlier this year, it was reported that Sony was moving ahead with its Spider-Man spinoff focusing on the alien parasite Venom. Hardy's only previous film in the superhero genre is 2012's "The Dark Knight Rises", in which he played another baddie, Bane .