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Donald Trump commutes sentence for Kardashian-backed drug offender

Donald Trump commutes sentence for Kardashian-backed drug offender Though there are no specific plans yet, Johnson said she'll be meeting Kardashian West very soon. Alice Marie Johnson , 63, was championed last week by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West during a meeting with the president. Alice met the criteria for Barack Obama's Clemency Project in 2014 but was turned down for release just days before the former president left office. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle makes her Buckingham Palace balcony debut alongside the royal family

Meghan Markle makes her Buckingham Palace balcony debut alongside the royal family Her excitable wave in engagement photos with Prince Harry back in December was not quite royal-ready. Meghan wore a Carolina Herrera dress and a hat by Philip Treacy . The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge arrived together after the queen while the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of York rode in on horseback closely behind. [Full Article...]

Sister of Dutch Queen Maxima found dead in Argentina

Sister of Dutch Queen Maxima found dead in Argentina Queen Maxima of the Netherlands . Zorreguieta was a psychologist who once worked for an office on social policies at the president's office. Tributes were paid to the "very lovely and talented" Zorreguieta on a video her brother Martin posted of her singing and playing the guitar previous year. [Full Article...]

In Austria, Putin calls for lifting sanctions, Kurz sticks by European Union position

In Austria, Putin calls for lifting sanctions, Kurz sticks by European Union position Russian President Vladimir Putin says Western sanctions against Russia haven't worked and both Moscow and the West would benefit from lifting them. Putin noted that all Russian plans and projects in Kurdistan are legitimate, emphasizing that such relations do not intend to create conflicts but aim at developing ties with Iraq and all its components, including the Kurdistan Region. [Full Article...]

'Well' Melania Trump makes first public appearance in a month

'Well' Melania Trump makes first public appearance in a month The First Lady visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters with her husband and appeared well, despite recent surgery. Following the surgery, Melania's absence at events where the public has come to expect her alongside the president was well documented, leading her to take to Twitter to castigate reporters. [Full Article...]

Meghan and Harry Reportedly Want Kids "Right Away"

Meghan and Harry Reportedly Want Kids If you know you're a diehard royalist and can rattle off Queen Elizabeth facts like no other, then you'll know that her birthday is on June 9. Ashford Castle has paid host to royality many times over the years - King George VI and the Queen Mother stayed there in 1939. [Full Article...]

Amazon Echo Look now available to everyone in the U.S.

Amazon Echo Look now available to everyone in the U.S. In demonstrations, Amazon has been showing off how you could change the channel on a separate cable box that's also connected to your TV. What are your thoughts on the Amazon Fire TV Cube? The aforementioned far-field microphones, of which there are eight, use beamforming technology - the same featured in Amazon's Echo speakers - to combine the signals from individual microphones and suppress ... [Full Article...]

Kate Spade's sister says designer's death 'not unexpected by me'

When she was honored with Glamour's 2002 Women of the Year Award, Spade revealed-in her own words-that she wanted to be remembered for so much more than just her business prowess. Kate Spade New York released a statement calling the news "incredibly sad". "Our daughter was our priority". Spade's niece, "The Marvelous Miss Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan , was also among those paying tribu... [Full Article...]

Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment The Good Place actress Jameela Jamil said she was "extremely sad" to hear about Spade's passing, adding she was "an iconic talent". "We want to honour her life and her major contribution to the fashion business and express our most honest condolences to the family". [Full Article...]

Transformers switches things up with first 'Bumblebee' trailer

Transformers switches things up with first 'Bumblebee' trailer Catch the first trailer up top. It seems Bumblebee isn't the only Transformer to be in his upcoming spin-off film . Welcome to #TrailerChest , where we're taking a sneak peek at the brand new trailer for Bumblebee . Pamela Adlon , Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker, Kenneth Choi , and Rachel Crow co-star in the film, he first since last year's " Transformers: The Last Knight ". [Full Article...]

Everyone is in utter disbelief over Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump's meeting

Everyone is in utter disbelief over Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump's meeting Kim Kardashian also wrote: "I would like to thank President Trump for his time this afternoon". "She could have just saw the video or read an article or whatever and just said "oh that's a shame" or whatever and went on with her life, but she didn't, she chose to get involved in a major way", Johnson told ABC. [Full Article...]

Trump escalates fight with ABC after 'Roseanne' cancellation

But unlike some of his sitcom co-stars , Goodman was hesitant to address the matters at hand, explaining that he'd "rather say nothing than to cause more trouble". They knew who they were getting into bed with, and as my Aunt Grace used to say, "You lie down with dogs, you get fleas". They all loved each other on the Roseanne set. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian asks Trump to pardon Alice Marie Johnson

Kim Kardashian asks Trump to pardon Alice Marie Johnson According to a report from Vanity Fair , Kardashian learned of the plight of 62-year-old Alice Marie Johnson , a great-grandmother now serving jail time for a low level offence, and chose to lend her star power to the cause. Fixing tough sentencing laws had been a priority of president Barack Obama's administration, but he failed to win Congressional support, prompting a stream of presidential ... [Full Article...]

Sears is closing 72 stores as sales tumble

Sears is closing 72 stores as sales tumble Sears announced earlier Thursday that it will close at least 72 more Sears and Kmart stores "in the near future". On Thursday afternoon, Sears released a list of stores set to close. Among the stores that will be closed in early September are the Sears stores in Aurora, Gurnee, and Vernon Hills. Shares of Sears Holdings Corp., based in Hoffman Estates , Illinois, fell 11 percent, or 36 ce... [Full Article...]

Tom Cruise Shares the First Photo From Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise Shares the First Photo From Top Gun 2 Thirty-two years after he achieved Hollywood superstardom with his lead turn in Tony Scott's Top Gun , Tom Cruise is returning to the cockpit for a long-awaited follow-up dubbed Top Gun: Maverick . Back then, they hadn't been in any war for 15 or 20 years at that point. " Oblivion " director Joseph Kosinski will direct the sequel; he also directed 2010's " Tron: Legacy " sequel decades ... [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian meets with White House about woman’s pardon

Kim Kardashian meets with White House about woman’s pardon Prison reform advocates argue that lengthy sentences issued during the height of America's so-called war on drugs for nonviolent charges are cruel and inhumane. Johnson to her 60 million Twitter followers : "Happy Birthday Alice Marie Johnson ". She went on to say that "the whole thing about pardoning Ms. Johnson" was "cute", but she should be more like Kourtney and stick to what she has a b... [Full Article...]

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' disappoints at the box office

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' disappoints at the box office On top of that, Disney would surely prefer a year-end launching pad going forward , rather than a summer bow. The Force Awakens helmer J.J. Abrams will return to the director's chair, following Rian Johnson's work on The Last Jedi previous year. [Full Article...]

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stumbles Overseas With $65 Million Launch

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Stumbles Overseas With $65 Million Launch The masked, jetpack-powered bounty hunter's film will be the third spin-off since Disney acquired Star Wars , following 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Solo: A Star Wars Story , which was released this week. Superheroes will also claim the No. 3 spot, as Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War adds about $16.5 million to its domestic haul in its fifth week. [Full Article...]

Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the 'Strongest Sanctions in History' on Iran

Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the 'Strongest Sanctions in History' on Iran President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this month, but he left the door open to reach a new agreement. President Trump announced in early May the US would withdraw from the accord. "Any time sanctions are put in place, countries have to give up economic activity", Pompeo said. There's a huge market there. "The global community expects all sides to keep the commit... [Full Article...]

Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency

Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency On Monday, the government announced that a new task force consisting some people involved in a previous probe into 1MDB will lead the renewed investigation. The money was in addition to about $700 million that USA investigators said ended in Najib's bank account. Ownership of SRC had been transferred to Malaysia's finance ministry by February 2012, lowering 1MDB's gearing ratio to 9.5 times, f... [Full Article...]


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