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In his acceptance speech last night, Platt summed up the importance of the musical, his role and the larger conversation Dear Evan Hansen has created around mental health in a very quotable few words: "Don't waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself, because the things that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful".
  • Russian Federation targets U.S. jets in Syria

    Russian Federation targets U.S. jets in Syria

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    The statement came a day after the coalition's attack on a Syrian Su-22 government warplane, which was carrying out operations against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists 40km from Raqqa. A U.S. military official said the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence. Tensions have also flared between U.S.
  • Comey testifies under oath, Trump lashes back: He said vs he said

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    Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. Trump concluded his team emerged "very happy" after Comey's testimony. When he tells you to do something, guess what, there's no ambiguity in it. "I hope you can let this go".
  • Aerialist hangs by teeth from chopper over falls

    Aerialist hangs by teeth from chopper over falls

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    Because of a NY state law requiring aerialists to wear a safety tether when performing above 20 people, Erendira also had to wear a safety tether attached to her waist. Erendira Wallenda spent her Thursday morning hanging 300 feet over Niagara Falls , New York. "I thought it was pretty awesome because I don't think I could do that", said Alaina Raleeh.
  • Duncan's name on list found on shooter's body

    Duncan's name on list found on shooter's body

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    Scalise and lobbyist Matt Mika remained in critical condition Friday. The person told The Associated Press on Saturday that investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and don't know if it was a list of people he was targeting.
  • Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

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    An initial inspection of the student's body has found no marks of physical injury, nor have United States doctors found any evidence that he had contracted botulism. There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives declined a post-mortem, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries that left him in a coma.
  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together

    Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together

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    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers . He even cited the Warriors role players as castaways. Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the Cavaliers' arena, which is referred to as The Q.
  • Kim Raver Will Return to 'Grey's Anatomy' for Season 14

    Kim Raver Will Return to 'Grey's Anatomy' for Season 14

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    Patients come and go, but the doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial just can't seem to stay away. Of course, there was no bad blood over the job termination, since Teddy knew Owen was doing it so she'd actually accept the dream job she'd been offered with the Army.
  • Watch Chance The Rapper & David Crosby's Twitter Commercial

    Watch Chance The Rapper & David Crosby's Twitter Commercial

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    The clip ends with Chance looking down at his phone, smiling at the endless tweets that flooded his mentions before biking out onto the stage. So it makes sense that the Chicago MC is now starring in a Twitter ad campaign. If Twitter was going to make a pointless, " We're with it, we're hip " ad touting an already-extremely-popular artist, it's good that they at least made a decision to doff their cap one of their most devoted users-one of those rare, singular personalities who makes life on ...
  • Trump obsesses over his approval ratings

    Trump obsesses over his approval ratings

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    CBS said Tuesday that Trump's approval rating is now at 36 percent, with a 57 percent disapproval rating, down from 41-53 percent standing in late April. The poll shows that USA adults aren't happy about how Trump has handled the Russian Federation investigation, as just 28 percent approve of his performance.
  • Brain surgeon charged with child sex abuse gives up license

    Brain surgeon charged with child sex abuse gives up license

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    Kohut and the two women were nabbed after Brandon's husband turned over a video to police showing his wife and Johnson sexually abusing children. The court documents also briefly mention Kohut's desire for bestiality. "For almost 20 years, the defendant has had a fixed sexual desire to be part of multiple "taboo families, ' where the parents raise their children sexually", Moore wrote".