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Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Regardless of how the 76ers draft and free agency goes, the team will have an influx of young talent going into the 2017 summer league, and now have the ability to keep more of these players in-house regardless of their ability to contribute on day one. Read More »

National Basketball Association mock draft: What will happen after Philly selects Markelle Fultz?


For the second consecutive year, the Philadelphia 76ers will have the first overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft. And yet when the 2017 NBA Draft begins at 4 p.m. The Lakers just drafted what I think is one of the most talented players to EVER come into the league. With the Lakers, University of Los Angeles guard Lonzo Ball potentially represents what the Lakers have been seeking. Read More »

Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations

Before leaving the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., the American actor wished everyone a Happy Father's Day. "I was relieved when they said mistrial, because it means that it wasn't an acquittal", says Linda Kirkpatrick , who is not involved in the current case but is one of dozens of women who have accused the entertainer of sexual assault. Read More »

Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot


The Jersey Stakes began the racing action, and French invader Le Brivido (9-5) nabbed the victory for trainer Andre Fabre. Spirit of Valor made a game charge at Le Brivido , but the three-year-old colt by Siyouni hit another gear to hit the wire first, finishing the seven furlongs in 1:25.05. Read More »

'Transformers: The Last Knight' to premiere in Chicago Tuesday night

While we have plenty of photos above of the premiere, it appears the festivities weren't quite fan friendly. "You imagine that so much of the filming process uses CGI but Michael Bay actually loves to blow things up and had huge explosions buried in the ground and hanging from cranes, as well as fire jets and smoke machines". Read More »

Trump Boasts About Republican Wins in Special Congressional Elections


She had handled Trump delicately throughout a primary and runoff election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Tom Price to take a spot in Trump's cabinet. "We've let people say that Nancy Pelosi is some terrible person for so long without defending her that people started to believe it". In the circus that our politics have become, the Democrats hardly have a toe any longer in the Big Top. Read More »

Capital Tonight June 21: Texas Take on Georgia Special Election


This was the very seat formerly held by Republican US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Kamala Harris demanded of Democratic activists at a May state party convention in Sacramento. Donnelly, meanwhile, has come under criticism for using Obamacare in a fundraising attempt just hours before Anthem, the nation's second largest health insurer, announced it was pulling service from in, reports The Washington Examiner . Read More »

As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress


Fox News reported that a source close to the House Minority Leader said that the criticism of her does bother her because it's coming from all sides. In the wake of the Democrats' loss in the Georgia special election, some in the party are calling for a new message and new leadership. "She personally told me she was rock solid" with the president, said Webb, 70. Read More »

Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol


Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. Under Senate Republicans' plan, the government would no longer penalize Americans for failing to have health insurance. However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes". They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". Read More »

Kane's late strike denies Scotland victory at Hampden Park

Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. I played under Hugo Lloris , France's captain who I will see on Tuesday. It was just phenomenal. Germany take a stroll Forward Sandro Wagner scored a hat-trick, his first goals for Germany , to lead the world champions to a predictably comfortable 7-0 stroll against minnows San Marino on Saturday. Read More »

Sears Canada Files for Creditor Protection


Target announced plans in 2015 to close its 133 Canadian stores after its operations there amassed more than $2 billion of debt. "One way or another, it's not going to be an easy road for them". She said she could not disclose details of any recent discussions. "It's easier for us to go to Elmira", said Mongiello. "In many ways they have lost their reason for existence". Read More »

Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health

Cosby, 79, was accused of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, a colleague at his alma mater Temple University, in 2004. O'Neill indicated he would try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. Cosby stared silently ahead, motionless, as each juror said yes when asked by the judge whether their deadlock would not be resolved by further deliberations. Read More »

The Mummy Movie Review


Russell Crowe and Tom Cruise headline this 2017 version with a female as The Mummy . Photo Credit: Universal Pictures . Boutella is a striking presence, but nearly everything else about the movie proves clunky, including most of the attempts in the feeble script to establish Nick's roguish charm. Read More »

After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top


The contests to fill those open seats increased Republican margins in Congress , while disappointing Democrats who saw the special elections as an early test for the Trump presidency. 'There comes a time in every leader's life when they have to know that it's time to leave and usher in the next generation of leaders, ' Rice said. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Meanwhile, southern MS, southern and central Alabama and far-western portions of the Florida Panhandle could see 2 to 4 inches of rain with as much as 8 inches in isolated spots. If travel is necessary, he said to keep in mind to turn headlights on to increase visibility for other drivers. While driving, if a section of roadway is covered in water, he said to avoid the area. Read More »

Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

She touts supply side economics, going so far as to say during one debate that she does "not support a living wage" - her way of explaining her opposition to a minimum-wage increase. The problem is that the former just aren't that into voting . Along the way, Republicans have solidified near-supermajority control of the General Assembly. Read More »

Review of "The Mummy"


The soft and squishy ending serves to undercut any edge or originality the movie might have had and we wind up getting precisely what was advertised - some cool effects, a couple of thrills and not much more. In one scene he is nude so we can see what undeniably great shape he's in. The actions scenes are what you would expect from Cruise. Don't forget to keep your Fingers crossed for the upcoming series of 'The dark Universe!' For everything to have been fully fleshed out, the film would ... Read More »

Alison Brie Had To Warn Her Dad About Glow's Sex Scenes


But more than wrestling, at the core of " GLOW " is the friendship formed between the women. It also explores the stereotypes the original GLOW brazenly portrayed: Real-life wrestler Kia Stevens stars as Welfare Queen, Sunita Mani as Beirut, and Ellen Wong as Fortune Cookie. Read More »

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle-class and Americans deserve better than the failing status quo". They said the measure falls short, missing "the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". Read More »

Golden Knights swipe Perron from Blues in expansion draft


Fleury was taken first overall by the Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Eakin is a solid two-way center, and McNabb is a rising defenseman who broke through last season for the Los Angeles Kings. FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo , Florida Panthers' Jonathan Marchessault plays against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. Read More »

Prosecutors rest their case in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial


Meanwhile, Bill Cosby has said he will not be taking the stand , but there are reports that his defense team may be re-thinking the strategy. "Why didn't you just say it was Benadryl? " a questioner had asked Cosby of the one-and-a-half pills he supplied Constand before she claims he assaulted her in January 2004. Read More »

Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours


The seven-men, five-woman panel began deliberations at around 5:30 pm local time (2130 GMT), each ordering dinner from a series of menus that included burgers and salads. Authorities declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005, but a new district attorney reopened the case in 2015 after Cosby's deposition was unsealed at the request of The Associated Press. Read More »

Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'


Four conservative GOP senators quickly announced initial opposition to the measure and others were evasive, raising the specter of a jarring rejection by the Republican-controlled body. Older, relatively low-income consumers who were not yet eligible for Medicare fared particularly poorly under the House plan, so the change may benefit them but at the expense of younger, healthier individuals whose participation in the health insurance marketplace is crucial to its viability. Read More »

The new Transformers movie is fun and insane, but way too long

That being said, the film is only rated PG-13 so it's not all that bad. The third film took an unwelcome turn toward superhero-style sturm und drang, and 2014's " Age of Extinction ", which jettisoned LaBeouf and introduced Mark Wahlberg , proved a toxic mix of kid-friendly laughs and nasty violence. Read More »

Senate GOP Rolls Out HC Alternative

Conservatives like Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., have warned they could oppose the bill if it doesn't go far enough in dismantling Obama's law. Asked how he felt about the prospect of having a vote on the bill a week after its release, Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, said , "I feel awful about it". Read More »

Tony Ferguson Praising Conor McGregor For Fighting Floyd Mayweather


However, Conor McGregor is not a boxer - he is a fighter. I know what people are saying about the [Floyd Mayweather] fight, but I've seen what he can do and I've been in the ring with him. He said that fight is what "pure boxing fans" deserve - himself included. This is like Leonard-Duran, Leonard-Hagler, Hearns-Duran. Maybe somebody's style is so awkward and improvisational that a better fighter can't figure out what's coming. Read More »

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones vows to release full Megyn Kelly interview

The InfoWars site host known for spouting provocative conspiracy theories, including that the 9/11 terror attacks involved the USA government, and questioning whether the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax , on Thursday released what he said are clips from conversations with Kelly prior to the taping of the interview that is scheduled to air Sunday evening. Read More »

Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

Count 1 alleges that Cosby didn't have consent when he penetrated Constand's genitals with his fingers. The defence consisted of a single witness: Sergeant Richard Schaffer of the police department in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, who already testified for the prosecution and who investigated Constand's case in 2005. Read More »

Jury Still Deliberating On Verdict In Bill Cosby Trial

Cosby said he gave Ms. Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl. The jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in Cosby's case and will continue deliberating Wednesday morning. Cosby faces three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault. If convicted, Cosby would also be required to register as a sex offender. Cosby testified under oath more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil suit against him. Read More »

No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

Cosby is accused of giving Constand three pills that she says incapacitated her before he sexually assaulted her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The deliberations are scheduled to resume Wednesday, June 14. The jury returned to the Montgomery County Courthouse at 9 a.m. Tuesday , after deliberating following closing arguments on the sixth day of the trial. Read More »

Highland Reel wins Prince of Wales's Stakes

Highland Reel had to overcome an outside draw but Moore managed to get him across and tracking the front-running Scottish . Highland Reel took his career earnings to £5.97 million with today's victory, whilst for the master of Ballydoyle, this win is deemed to be his 300th Group or Grade success on the flat and jumps. Read More »