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The rain will come to an end Saturday morning, and we will see clearing conditions Saturday evening and into Sunday . "Thank God nobody was hurt, this is awful". Last year's flood was the worst in West Virginia in 30 years, dating back to the November 1985 flood that claimed 47 lives and left almost 30 counties in a state of disaster.
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    David Davis "encouraged" by first Brexit meeting

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    EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier , who was a senior European Union official involved in the peace process, acknowledged that "this is one of the most sensitive issues before us" and there was an "awful lot of work to do". EU President Donald Tusk said the bloc appeared to have survived the worst of the anti-EU sentiment which drove Britain's shock vote to leave exactly a year to the day on Friday.
  • Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade

    Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade

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    Empowering them and stoking higher popular expectations will, in turn, put more pressure on the regime. Trump also reaffirmed a decades-old USA economic embargo against Cuba . Remittances from people in America to Cubans are not to be cut off. And the United States government will police other trips to ensure travellers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities".
  • Bill Cosby faces 2nd trial in sexual assault case

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    At the time of the alleged assault, Constand was the director of women's basketball at Temple University, where the actor sat on the board of trustees. Cosby remained stoic, while Constand embraced the person next to her. But the contents of those transcripts - including Cosby's admission that he had obtained drugs in the past to use with women he hoped to seduce - piqued the interest of investigators in Montgomery County, who reopened the case in 2015.
  • Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

    Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

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    In advance of the competition, you can meet this year's contestants - though organizers note that voting is now closed and was for "entertainment purposes only and does not affect the outcome of the World's Ugliest Dog judging". Chase, a 14-year-old Chinese Crested-Harke mix, came in third. The pooches - many of which are adoptable or previously adopted - will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show", organizers said.
  • Jennifer Lopez denies ab selfie was Photoshopped: 'Lord bless the haters'

    Jennifer Lopez denies ab selfie was Photoshopped: 'Lord bless the haters'

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    The 47-year-old multihyphenate entertainer blasted critics Thursday who claimed she sloppily used photo-altering software to flatten her bare midriff in a photo posted to her personal Instagram account. Goes to show you that fame and fortune can't buy you self-confidence". She then screen-shotted her comment and added it to her Instagram story, ensuring her perfectly sassy comeback wouldn't get buried in the ever-growing sea of comments.
  • Connecticut NBC affiliate won't air Alex Jones interview

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    Mediaite has learned that Kelly Jones , the ex-wife of the InfoWars impresario threatened to publicly "trash" the NBC News host if she was not included in the segment set for broadcast this weekend. Parents and family members of those murdered in the Sandy Hook massacre were outraged , and on Tuesday, Sandy Hook Promise, a leading gun violence prevention organization, dropped Kelly as their gala host.
  • Twin Cities Pride officials apologize, will let police march

    Twin Cities Pride officials apologize, will let police march

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    Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday, June 22, 2017, to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile .
  • NASA Calls 'BS' on Gwyneth Paltrow's Latest GOOP Product

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    NASA scientists are calling bullshit on a product called Body Vibes-which we should note are literally just stickers you place on your skin-that claim to use NASA technology to improve health. Since 2008, Paltrow shared advice and lifestyle tips on website Goop , which has evolved from being a newsletter to be a lifestyle magazine online .
  • Fifth Harmony wont change their name: Lauren Jauregui

    Fifth Harmony wont change their name: Lauren Jauregui

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    In a recent interview with MTV News , Lauren Jauregui , Ally Brooke , Normani Kordei and Dinah Jane reflected on their decision to keep their name intact. Referring to the public vote, Dinah added, " The fans named us Fifth Harmony, and now they're the fifth member ". They went through a couple of name changes, including The Lylas and 1432, in the first stages of the show until Simon Cowell made a decision to let the public rename them, and after that they were known as Fifth Harmony .
  • Mariah Carey slammed for on-set antics

    Mariah Carey slammed for on-set antics

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    I'm talking. Yeah, a real amusing cameo was SUPPOSED to happen in the new film The House with the superstar Mariah Carey . Rob Huebel spilled the beans in May that co-star Mariah Carey was causing trouble with unnecessary demands, extreme tardiness, and even messing with the script.
  • 'Wonder Woman' Set to Top 'The Mummy' in Second Weekend

    'Wonder Woman' Set to Top 'The Mummy' in Second Weekend

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    Elsewhere down the box-office tally, the family-friendly animated comedy " Captain Underpants " skivvied up to $12.3 million in its second weekend, for a 10-day total $44.6 million. It also earned $873.2 million worldwide from a $250 million budget. Direct competition comes next weekend when Pixar's Cars 3 arrives. Johnny Depp signed up to play the Invisible Man , and Javier Bardem will play Frankenstein's Monster.