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The March against Sharia kicked off in dozens locations, including New York City, Chicago, Seattle , Atlanta, Orlando and other cities across the United States on Saturday. Almost 100 organizations signed the letter, including Amnesty International USA; Anti-Defamation League; Council on American-Islamic Relations; The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Muslim Justice League; Muslim Public Affairs Council; National Council of Jewish Women; The Sikh Coalition; and the ...
  • France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

    France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

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    The Paris prosecutor's office said it had opened a terrorism investigation and confirmed that the man had attacked the police officer with a hammer. The attack was an "isolated act", he said. "We were trying to figure out what was going on", he said. Notre Dame, which is situated on the banks of the Seine river in the heart of Paris , draws 13 million visitors a year.
  • Prosecution rests its case in Cosby trial

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    Prosecutors introduced more of his lurid testimony from a decade ago, when he said he gave quaaludes, a highly popular party drug in the 1970s that was banned in the US, to women before sex. The prosecution's key witnesses, Constand and another accuser, Kelly Johnson, testified that Cosby gave them unidentified pills to help them "relax".
  • Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

    Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

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    President Trump said he is "100%" willing to testify under oath about his dealings with fired FBI Director James Comey , after disputing statements Comey made during his Thursday Senate testimony. Later Friday, Trump declined to rule out his previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey. The committee also sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn asking that he inform the committee whether the White House has ever had any recordings or memos of Comey's ...
  • Warriors fan wins national spelling bee during Game 1 victory

    Warriors fan wins national spelling bee during Game 1 victory

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    New rules this year are aimed to prevent tie endings like last year, where two joint winners both got Dollars 40,000 cash prizes. According to her she arrived at the competition with high hopes and was disappponted by her performance but will not allow that to derail her ambitions.
  • Theresa May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks

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    The nursery worker said he was "angry" that Ms May had done a deal with the DUP, although he admitted he did not initially know who they were. However, in an election shock seats swung to Labour, which won Battersea, Shipley, Bury North and Stockton South among others from the Conservatives .
  • Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

    Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

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    In a court filing unsealed Thursday, the Pennsylvania attorney general's office also assails two one-time Penn State administrators for their testimony in Spanier's March trial after they pleaded guilty in the case. "All three ignored the opportunity to put an end to [Sandusky's] crimes when they had a chance to do so". "These men are good people who made a bad mistake", Boccabella said.
  • The original Catwoman pays tribute to her Batman - 'the finest ever'

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    The actor was surrounded by his family and is said to have died peacefully. "He was bright, witty and fun to work with". Despite his long association with the one role, West, who was born William West Anderson , had quite a prolific career, with notable early roles in the film The Young Philadelphians (with Paul Newman) and a number of television series including Lawman , Overland Trail, Johnny Midnight and The Detectives.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United release confirmed by Premier League

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United release confirmed by Premier League

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    The veteran striker is expected to continue and finish his injury rehabilitation at United's Carrington Complex , but isn't expected to sign a new contract come the end of his current deal on June 30. The Ligue 2 club are following the lead of many social media users, trying to earn free goods and services with retweets. We have a date for that but now is time to recover.
  • Warriors look to complete flawless postseason in Cleveland

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    Irving scored 40 points while James added 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists and Kevin Love contributed 23 points as the defending champion Cavaliers snapped Golden State's NBA-record post-season win streak at 15 games. No one else has more than two. I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA ...
  • 'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row

    'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row

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    A sitting president of the US and his grown children and the First Lady are personally trying to ruin my life forever. "So I know she made her mistake or whatever, and we're all going to make mistakes, but you need us, man, because we're there to make you laugh".