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EDT, shortly after the first picks were made. As expected, the first overall pick of this year's NBA Draft is University of Washington's freshman guard Markelle Fultz . "Please dunk on him so hard that his daddy runs on the court to save him", Embiid tweeted in reference to Ball's father, LaVar, who does most of the talking off the court for his son.
  • Susan Boyle tormented by FIFTEEN TEENS in VILE abuse campaign

    Susan Boyle tormented by FIFTEEN TEENS in VILE abuse campaign

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    The witness told the Sunday Mail that they had also seen the teens set fire to a piece of paper and throw it at the singer, as well as subjecting her to "horrible insults". The abuse has got so bad that a spokesman says they are planning to call in the police to deal with the attackers. "They go up and down this road.
  • Get ready for the 2017 BET Awards

    Get ready for the 2017 BET Awards

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    Although the awards ceremony proper holds on Sunday, June 25, in Los Angeles, the United States , winners of some categories are announced days before the D-Day. Blige , Maxwell, Migos, New Edition, Post Malone, Roman Gianarthur, Swae Lee, Tamar Braxton, SZA, Trey Songz and Xscape. The esteemed boy group of the 80s is all grown up, but New Edition still incredibly popular today.
  • Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

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    When the fire subsided, "we saw bodies everywhere, so many were just skeletons". Flames and plumes of large smoke could be seen from a distance as firefighters battled the blaze for two hours. The nearest burn center is believed to be more than 150 kilometers away. Dozens of people are being treated in hospitals; several people were airlifted by helicopter.
  • World's Ugliest Dog title goes to wrinkly mastiff Martha

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    Zindler says Martha , from Sebastopol, California, was rescued by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County when she was almost blind from chronic neglect. In a competition that is usually dominated by the hairless, old and tiny, it was the young and massive who took this year's price. He had lost his hearing and sight but his sense of smell is strong and he was enjoying all the smells at the Sonoma-Marin Fair where the contest is held, including funnel cakes and other fried goodies.
  • Homeland Security rescinds Obama's DAPA program

    Homeland Security rescinds Obama's DAPA program

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    After the Supreme Court decision, DHS Secretary John Kelly said that "there is no credible path forward to litigate the now enjoined policy". DACA allows for immigrants who came to the USA as children, known as " Dreamers ", to obtain work permits and remain in the country legally.
  • Facts about retrial of Bill Cosby on sex assault charges

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    Hoping to retry the Cosby case, Kevin R. Steele, the district attorney for Pennsylvania's Montgomery County, says the prosecution has a window of 365 days to officially do so. He said the jurors were completely mum on what caused the mistrial on the bus ride back to the hotel near the Norristown courthouse. Cosby claims their contact was consensual and that the pills he gave her were ordinary Benadryl, though he has admitted on-record that he gave women quaaludes for sex in the 1970s.
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    Ed Sheeran: "I'm Out Of Place At Glastonbury"

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    Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran's backstage rider for his Glastonbury headline slot was recently revealed - and it shows him to be a man of simple tastes. Ryan Reynolds - who starred with the acclaimed actress in the 2015 film, Woman in Gold - told Vulture that she's irresistible.
  • Kevin Spacey Added a New Celebrity Impression to His Arsenal: Fred Astaire

    Kevin Spacey Added a New Celebrity Impression to His Arsenal: Fred Astaire

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    BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL Santo Loquasto for Hello, Dolly! "I want to get the hell out of here before Bette Midler thanks anyone else". When the orchestra tried to play her off, she didn't just speak over it - she shot back merrily: "Shut that crap off!" The producers made an attempt to cut her lengthy speech off by drowning her out with music.
  • Cameroon miss chance to beat Australia

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    As far as goals are concerned, the over 2.5 goals bet also makes sense since both teams can score and neither are great at defending. The first of the two assignments appears on paper to be an more manageable prospect, though Postecoglou insisted the team were not taking Cameroon lightly, after having watched them during their successful Africa Cup of Nations campaign earlier in the year.
  • Transformers Get Arthurian in 'The Last Knight'

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    While we have plenty of photos above of the premiere, it appears the festivities weren't quite fan friendly. It may be Bay's last outing as director, if reports are true, but this metal-mashing robot franchise clearly has plans to run and run.