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That provided one of the few examples of diversity in the winner's circle last night, all the more notable because it came just a year after " Hamilton " broke new ground at the Tony awards . Andy Blankenbuehler dedicated his award of best choreography in a musical for " Bandstand " to his grandfather, and proudly displayed his grandfather's war tags in homage.
  • Death toll in London tower fire hits 30

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    Media reports have said about 70 people are expected to have been killed, although police have not confirmed this. Cundy said there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". "What are you going to do about it?" Cardinal Nichols applauded the emergency response team, which included more than 250 firefighters and more than 100 ambulance medics.
  • Growing frenzy outside court for Cosby jury verdict

    Growing frenzy outside court for Cosby jury verdict

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    Bill Cosby accuser Victoria Valentino wears a pin stating "We Stand In Truth" on the third day of jury deliberations in Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam has refused to turn her back on Bill Cosby , the man who made her a household name and is, incidentally, now awaiting the verdict of his near career-damaging rape trial.
  • "Cars 3" cruising to $50M-plus debut

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    This weekend featured a heated race between four new films that opened in wide release. Disney and Pixar's "Cars 3" is headed for a $51 million-plus U.S. Named after Shakur's fourth studio album, the movie includes over a dozen songs from his music catalogue. Originally scheduled for a video-on-demand release last August, Entertainment Studios purchased the movie from Dimension Films and made a decision to release it theatrically.
  • 'We want justice!' Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington Town Hall

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    Coupled with planned engineering work, the safety concerns around the fire mean the Circle Line is closed. "There is considerable damage within Grenfell Tower", he said. Victims were going to hotels, arriving at hotels, with no one from the council to greet them, to check them in, to give them clothes and food. But the Conservative leader still struggled to overcome accusations that she lacked compassion because she had failed to meet with victims on her first visit to the devastated site.
  • Qatar buys F-15 fighter planes in billion-dollar USA deal

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    The Bloomberg News pointed out that, while Trump appeared to back Saudi Arabia and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a more neutral tone, the Defense Department underscored its relations with Qatar , saying the us was grateful to the country for its support of the USA presence there.
  • Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey

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    Trump's 9:07 a.m. tweet appeared to be principally directed at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the number-two official at the Justice Department who authored a memo justifying Comey's firing. The source spoke on condition of anonymity. Cohen has worked for Trump since the mid-2000s and was active in the campaign. The order also covers separate inquiries into several key Trump associates including former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , campaign adviser Paul ...
  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized

    Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized

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    While he's still under sedation, Sava says Scalise has responded to family members. On Thursday, the hospital reiterated that Scalise will need more operations and will be in the hospital "for some time". The Capitol Police Memorial Fund was added to the list of charities that will receive money raised by the game in honor of two members of Scalise's security detail who were at the Wednesday practice session and returned fire.
  • 'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

    'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

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    The ensemble voice cast of " Cars 3" includes Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Larry the Cable Guy , Bonnie Hunt, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington, and Lea DeLaria. This image released by Sony Pictures shows Zoe Kravitz, from left, Jillian Bell, Scarlett Johansson, Ilana Glazer and Kate McKinnon in a scene from " Rough Night ".
  • Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable, doctor says

    Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable, doctor says

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    He has undergone additional surgery and doctors expect a full recovery. James Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by police after opening fire in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. WASHINGTON - The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressiona...
  • Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

    Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

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    We have been blessed 2 times over. "We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes - The Carters". Beyoncé, 35, announced her pregnancy in February with an Instagram post that went on to become the most-liked photo in the social media platform's history.