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Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive

Lousy Beyoncé wax figure sets off the Beyhive

Jenner joked on Instagram that she made her wax figure FaceTime her whole family and she "fooled everyone". Madame Tussauds New York addressed the outcry in a statement to Page Six on Wednesday afternoon, saying: "At Madame Tussauds, our talented team of sculptors take every effort to ensure we accurately colour match all of our wax figures to the celebrity being depicted". Read More

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Cowboys Players' Dog Returned After Brief 'Kidnapping'

Cowboys Players' Dog Returned After Brief 'Kidnapping'

Whitehead confirmed to Dallas-area reporter Mike Fisher that the dog in the videos was, in fact, Blitz. Whitehead said he suspects the heist was "an inside job" and plans to talk to some people close to him. Whitehead reportedly contacted police but learned that the dognappers' use of a "burner phone" made their calls and texts untraceable. It's unclear if Whitehead paid the ransom for the dog, but a Dallas rapper used his Instagram account to say he was the one who found the dog and ... Read More

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USA adds new sanctions on 18 Iranian groups, individuals

In May, the administration announced it would keep waiving nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, but that it was imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic over its ballistic missile program. The latest attempt to clamp down on Iran's military financing ranged from an Iranian-based company that aided the country's drone program to a Turkey-based provider of naval equipment and a China-based network that helped secure electronics for Tehran. Read More

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Here's Where To Get All The Deals On National French Fry Day

Here's Where To Get All The Deals On National French Fry Day

Offers are good only at participating locations. DK is offering small fries for only $1 all day today at select locations. Like, you basically have to gobble down a few chips today, it's practically illegal not sure. Arby's - Want free curly fries? If the fries weren't enjoyable enough, the company is donating all the proceeds they make from the dollar-fries sales to the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Survivors Fund, which works to protect police and honors fallen officers. Read More

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5-year martial law 'too long — AFP spox

The President declared martial law in Mindanao after government troops clashed with members of the Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf Group in Marawi City on May 23. As to Speaker Alvarez's basis in proposing for an extension, Padilla said he might have information at hand not privy to the military. The 60-day limit for the declaration of martial law will end on July 22. Read More

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Only T20I: West Indies win toss, elect to field first

Only T20I: West Indies win toss, elect to field first

India: TV: Ten 3, Ten 1 HD, Sony Six, Sony Six HD. Last time when these two sides met, it was played in United States of America which went into the record books for the highest aggregated runs in a single match. It will be a slightly more hard task for the Men in Blue to outplay the hosts like they did in the ODI series because the West Indies T20 team seems to be a more balanced side as compared to the ODI squad . Read More

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Samsung expected to post higher profit than Apple for the first time

Samsung expected to post higher profit than Apple for the first time

Samsung indicates they expect 14 Trillion KRW ($12 Billion USD) in profit and 60 Trillion KRW ($52 Billion USD) in sales. But traders said that share markets had already priced in expectations for robust profit-growth. Analysts Mehdi Hosseini, David Ryzhik and Bill Grinstead have a Neutral rating on the stock and a price target of 2,550,000 won ($2,209), 6.5% above the current price near 2,393,000 won. Read More

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United Kingdom industrial production, construction output and trade performed poorly in May

United Kingdom industrial production, construction output and trade performed poorly in May

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics recorded output of £11.43bn in May, down from £11.56bn in April and marking the lowest volume since August 2016. It also reported a bigger than anticipated 1 billion-pound widening in the country's trade deficit to 3.1 billion pounds ($4 billion) in May and a surprise 1.2 percent monthly drop in construction output. Read More

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AirAsia flight diverted to Brisbane after suspected bird strike

AirAsia flight diverted to Brisbane after suspected bird strike

Malissa Siaea was travelling with her husband to Malaysia for their honeymoon when "fire sparked out of the right-side engine" less than 20 minutes into the flight. CASA will review the incident and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating. The Malaysian carrier said that the flight was carrying 345 passengers and 14 crew members and also added that it was arranging a special flight to take the passengers to Kuala Lumpur. Read More

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Horn ready for anything against Pacquiao

According to Dennis Principe, a boxing media expert, history has shown that being the shorter fighter didn't stop Pacquiao from pummeling his opponent. "Game face is on". "I'm nice and relaxed". While the eyes of the boxing world are now fixated on the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor super fight coming up in August, or the much-anticipated showdown between Canelo Alavarez and Gennady Golovkin a few weeks later, Saturday night another one of this generation's greatest fighters will be ... Read More

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Oil tanker and cargo ship crash off the coast of Dover

Oil tanker and cargo ship crash off the coast of Dover

Britain's coastguard received a call shortly after 2am this morning, reporting the incident in the narrow Dover Strait - the world's busiest shipping lane. The Channel between Britain and France is one of the busiest shipping corridors in the world with about 500 vessels passing through per day. French coastguard teams were also sent to the scene and posted a picture of the damage to the tanker saying there was no risk of pollution and the ships' hulls were intact. Read More

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Sony is to start making vinyl records again

Sony is to start making vinyl records again

Starting in 2018, the company will begin producing vinyl in-house for the first time since 1989 (and we're not talking about the T-Swift LP). Sony Music is about to plunge itself back into the thick of the vinyl record manufacturing business, some thirty years after it abandoned the music format, according to an NRP report . Read More

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Rain, thunderstorms in area forecast as tropical moisture moves north

Jackson County Emergency Management Coordinator Donald Langham said rainfall-induced flooding appears to be the main danger from Cindy. On Tuesday , Alabama Gov. A tropical storm watch is in effect for west of High Island to San Luis Pass in Texas . With the change, the NHC as the option to "issue advisories, watches, and warnings for disturbances that are not yet a tropical cyclone, but which pose the threat of bringing tropical storm or hurricane conditions to land areas within 48 hours". Read More

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Trump plans to release tax overhaul in early September

Ryan said he doesn't plan to "cast about for quick fixes and half-measures". "We need to get this done in 2017", he will say, according to excerpts distributed by his office. Other agenda items, most notably the overhaul of the healthcare system, also may hold up the progress, as well as the cloud of the investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More

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Qatar calls on United Nations to protect Gulf citizens' rights

But, Saudi joy at its diplomatic achievement was short-lived as its neighbour and partner in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Qatar , broke ranks. The revelation of these prosecutions now is unlikely to sway the Saudi-led coalition, which last week named 59 individuals and 12 organizations it considers to be involved in terrorism and most, it said, with ties to Qatar . Read More

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Trump faces new lawsuit alleging he violated the Constitution

Donald Trump is facing lawsuits from the attorney generals of Maryland and the District of Columbia alleging the the US President committed " unprecedented constitutional violations " by refusing to sell off his businesses. The president called an earlier, similar lawsuit about the emoluments issue "without merit, totally without merit". The White House cast the litigation as a political stunt, and said the president's business interests do not violate the Constitution. Read More

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TSX May Open Lower As Oil Slides on Rising Output

Riyadh is leading an effort by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , Russia and other oil producers to cut output by nearly 1.8 million bpd until March 2018 to curb oversupply. Sentiment, however, turned negative later during the session, following OPEC's monthly report showing that output from the group rose by 336,000 barrels a day in May to 32.14 million barrels per day (bdp). Read More

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Paragon Group of Companies plc (PAG.L)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 1 by Citigroup. In general, if the reading goes above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 28 by Barclays Capital. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. Read More

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Drury's bat, Godley's arm lift D-backs over Brewers

Drury's bat, Godley's arm lift D-backs over Brewers

He dealt with a minor ankle injury during the early stage of past year but ended up playing 156 games. Early in his career, his changeup was his go-to pitch, his bread and butter. - This is the 10th series win for the D-backs in 2017. Milwaukee didn't score until Keon Broxton homered in the ninth off Silvino Bracho. Bracho's ERA is now 9.00. Read More

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Airline passenger group says no to airline control of FAA

Thune has previously suggested that there is not enough support on his committee to move an FAA reauthorization bill in the coming weeks that includes air traffic reform. So, that begs the question, is this a tax shift or really a tax cut? "You look at private ATC in other countries, and it has had a tremendously negative impact on general aviation". Read More

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Oil prices fall even as OPEC extends output cut

USA crude production last week was up by almost 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) from year-earlier levels, straining OPEC's efforts to reduce global oversupply. Gasoline stockpiles booked a drop of 2.9 million barrels last week, compared with a fall of 800,000 barrels in the previous week. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Wednesday that they are looking for ways to formalize a permanent alliance among oil producers to take more control ... Read More

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