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Benj Pasek and Justin Paul , who recently won Oscars for the song " City of Stars " from the movie " La La Land ", added to a remarkable year by earning Tonys for best score for writing the songs for " Dear Evan Hansen ". Spacey, reportedly a late ask after a number of other stars had turned the broadcast down, began the show with a prophetic musical montage fretting about his hosting abilities.
  • Modi attends inauguration of Astana Expo

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    He assured that China will contribute with an additional 10 million yuan ($1.47 million USD) to the SCO Secretariat in order to facilitate its work. Asian rivals India and Pakistan on Friday formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization , a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russian Federation, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir.
  • Injustice 2 will join ELeague in October

    Injustice 2 will join ELeague in October

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    Injustice 2 is pretty much the ideal fit for us; the question is: Why not work with them? The game will be the fourth for ELeague since it launched in 2016, following Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch and Street Fighter V .
  • Cosby won't testify at his sexual assault trial

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    In a barrage that all but destroyed Cosby's good-guy reputation, some 60 women have come forward to say he sexually violated them, but the statute of limitations for prosecution had run out in almost every case. Cosby could charm jurors by testifying. Cosby related how she had visited his Pennsylvania mansion on several occasions. Constand, 44, told her side of the story over some seven hours on the witness stand.
  • Gwyneth Paltrow brings her website to life at Goop event

    Gwyneth Paltrow brings her website to life at Goop event

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    Miranda clearly wanted to be present the entire time . "Our wedding was just so joyful", she said. We started the day, did yoga, and then our families came over and we literally all just had, like, this celebration in our backyard . The Australian model was among the guest panellists at the first ever In Goop Health wellness summit in California, where she admitted she will go to great lengths all in the name of beauty.
  • Trump strikes back, says Comey lied

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    Donald Trump Jr. on Saturday seemed to back up former FBI Director James Comey's claim that President Donald Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . That's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out", Comey responded, referring to the newly appointed special counsel who has taken over the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation.
  • A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

    A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

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    She first correctly spelled "catholicon", which means a cure-all. All told, of the 188 spellers who remained at the end of the oral rounds, only 40 made the cut for the final rounds on Thursday. The students are competing for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes this year, including $40,000 for the victor. The 90th Bee, conducted at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington, D.C., features spellers ages 6 to 15 from across the country and world.
  • Tony Awards 2017: 'Dear Evan Hansen' rules the night

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    But one thing viewers won't get to hear is Bette Midler sing after talks failed to land the diva, who's starring in a hit revival of Hello, Dolly! Dear Evan Hansen about a high school student who suffers from social anxiety, lead the pack earning six awards including Best Actor in a Musical for star Ben Platt, Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Rachel Bay Jones, Best Score, Best Orchestrations and Best Book of a Musical .
  • Hollywood pays homage to 'Batman' icon Adam West

    Hollywood pays homage to 'Batman' icon Adam West

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    Additionally, Julie Newmar, who starred alongside Ward and West as Catwoman in Batman , shared a few kind words about the actor, calling him "stellar, exemplar, a king to the end". He knew comedy, and he knew humanity. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you have given, Mr. Mayor. West received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April 2012.