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While many of Trump's Republican allies have found Comey's testimony credible, the president has called the man he fired a liar and a "leaker". Comey said a decision was made not report to Sessions a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into Flynn, whom Trump fired for withholding information about his contacts with foreign governments.
  • Bill Cosby's defence rests without calling him to stand

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    The trial will move to closing arguments on Monday if no defense witnesses are called. Those wondering if Camille Cosby was still riding with Bill Cosby or not can relax. Rather than focus on the sexual assault allegations, McMonagle tried to present jurors with a broader sense of Cosby as a flawed man, an "unfaithful" husband, but also a brilliant comedian, "who not only taught us how to smile but how to love each other no matter what we look like".
  • WWE announces Raw will lead off with Brock Lesnar

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    Last week on Raw Samoa Joe met Paul Heyman in the ring, and he sent a message to Brock Lesnar when he choked out his advocate using the Coquina Clutch. Is Bray Wyatt coming for The Kingslayer? A lot of people don't appreciate him winning the WWE Universal Title only a month before the grandest stage of them all, but few fans would have an issue with Bill Goldberg having more matches with WWE .
  • Ariana Grande Gets Tattoo In Honor Of Manchester Victims

    Ariana Grande Gets Tattoo In Honor Of Manchester Victims

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    Ariana Grande's One Last Time has reached a new peak on the Official Singles Chart, soaring into the Top 3 for the very first time. Some teens on Wednesday admitted they were nervous about going to Grande's concert after the attacks. There's a moment before tonight's penultimate song - the 10th to be performed by Ariana Grande so far - where the raw emotion of the occasion finally threatens to overwhelm her.
  • Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

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    The Jones interview is Kelly's second since NBC launched her "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " last week. Among those criticizing Kelly's decision is Nelba Márquez-Greene‏, the mother of Ana Márquez-Greene, who was six years old when she was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School .
  • Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer

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    Diddy - whose real name is Sean Combs and earlier in his career was known as Puff Daddy - is estimated by Forbes to be worth a total of $820 million even though he has released little music in the past decade. Drake made $94 million this year. Rapper Drake and Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo round out the top five. J.K. Rowling brought in $95 million.
  • "'Oslo" takes Tony Award for best new play

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    The "Hocus Pocus" star surprised the audience during the recently concluded 2017 Tony Awards when she suddenly went off script during her acceptance speech. She thanked all the people in 2017 "who are refusing to just stand and watch". It's been a good season for the duo, who also won an Oscar for their hit song "City of Stars" in the movie La La Land .
  • 'Oslo,' Bette Midler take Tony Awards

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    The big victor was a show about outsiders - " Dear Evan Hansen ", which featured a lonely 17-year-old who gets caught in a web of lies. Don't ever try to get Bette Midler off the stage! Midler then hilariously told the orchestra to "shut that crap off", as they attempted to play her off stage.
  • Bette Midler Takes Them All, Wins Tony Award for "Hello, Dolly!"

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    But the ultimate insider was first-time host Kevin Spacey , who danced, joked and sang his way through the telecast easily. Kevin Spacey kicked off his first-ever Tony Award hosting gig with grace and self-deprecating wit, dancing, singing and joking his way through an opening number that linked all four best new musical nominees and doing his best Glenn Close impersonation.
  • Bette Midler Outlasts Playoff Music During Tony Awards Acceptance Speech!

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    A note to future awards shows that want to play Bette Midler off during an acceptance speech: don't try it. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul , who won Oscars as lyricists for La La Land , took home Tonys for Best Original Score for Dear Evan Hansen , while music supervisor Alex Lacamoire won the Tony for Best Orchestrations for the second year in a row.