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He reported on decades of major news events, including the sinking of the Andrea Doria in 1956 and Woodstock in 1969. He was also a regular for 65 years at the annual Inner Circle dinner, where NY journalists get to make fun of the politicians they cover-the troupe referred to him as the "Dean of the NY press corps".
  • McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

    McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

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    But, to be sure, he and McConnell have some work to do before the bill can be brought to the floor - possibly as soon as the end of next week ahead of the weeklong July 4 recess. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Ohio's Rob Portman and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts.
  • Los Angeles To Honor Adam West With An Actual Bat-Signal Lighting

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    Spring St. Warner Bros . has confirmed that West completed his voice recordings for the new film, which features fellow 1960s TV star William Shatner in the role of Two-Face (a villain who was never actually seen in the original show). The mayor also led the citizens in a rendition of the TV show theme song, which consisted of playfully singing "nah-nah, nah-nah, nah-nah, nah-nah" to imitate the driving rhythm.
  • Johnny Depp Cracks A Joke About Assassinating Donald Trump

    Johnny Depp Cracks A Joke About Assassinating Donald Trump

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    Johnny's statements escalated when he seemed to allude to the 1865 assassination of iconic U.S. President Abraham Lincoln , who was shot dead by actor John Wilkes Booth . It is clear, however, that the comment was not the first insinuation of violence against the president in his young tenure in the Oval Office. Just last month, comedian Kathy Griffin received quite a backlash when she posted a photograph of herself holding a mock "decapitated" head of Trump .
  • 'The Mummy' review: Tom Cruise's monster mash is DOA

    'The Mummy' review: Tom Cruise's monster mash is DOA

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    Flash forward to the present day, with Cruise as Nick Morton, a soldier and, as he puts it, "liberator of precious antiquities" who - while fortune-seeking in Iraq - inadvertently awakens Ahmanet, who winds up wreaking havoc in, around and finally under London.
  • Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

    Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

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    Ortiz's No. 34 will be retired in a ce. The one and only David Ortiz now has a street named in his honor in Boston. In 2016 Logan Airport named the Gate 34C as David Ortiz's gate. "This city got me to where I am". Though Ortiz is retired, his name will remain linked with the stadium for years to come. His late-inning heroics helped the Red Sox rally from a 3-0 deficit in the 2004 ALCS and win their first World Series in 86 years.
  • Daniel Day-Lewis is done with acting

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    He will close out his active career with Paul Thomas Anderson's 1950s London fashion industry flick Phantom Thread , which is set for release later this year. According to Dart, Day-Lewis will still participate in the promotion for the film, which may be an award contender. This is not the first time Day-Lewis has retreated from films.
  • Rihanna's Final Collection for Manolo Blahnik Is Called

    Rihanna's Final Collection for Manolo Blahnik Is Called "So Stoned"

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    With a wink and a nudge, the shoe range is called " So Stoned " and features a mule named "Spice", a heel called "Bajan Princess", a strappy sandal named "Purple Chalice" and a calf-high gladiator sandal called "Poison Ivy". Less than a week ago, Rihanna debuted her (and DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller's ) fashion-filled "Wild Thoughts" video . Rihanna first began collaborating with Blahnik previous year, after announcing their partnership in Vogue U.K.'s April 2016 issue.
  • N Korea accuses United States of 'smear campaign' over student's death

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    Speaking early on Thursday to assembled reporters across the street from Wyoming High School, US Senator Rob Portman of OH highlighted the community support that the Warmbier family has received during the tragedy. He said North Korea's treatment of Mr Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". Doctors there said they found no traces of active botulism, a toxin that can cause nerve injury.
  • Stephen Colbert travels to Russian Federation for 'Late Show,' tweets at Trump

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    Stephen Colbert is in Russia this week and he's scheduled to make an appearance on a late night Russian talk show. "The possible nexus between Russia, Trump and the 2016 election has generated at least a joke a night on " Late Show ", like this one from the June 15 edition: "[Robert] Mueller is like Batman, putting together The Flash, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman to create the Obstruction of Justice League".