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Al Pacino Will Star in Joe Paterno TV Movie on HBO

The film is set to be based off of Joe Posnanski's book, Paterno , which chronicles how the coach's legacy was ultimately tarnished by the sex scandal involving former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky . Pacino is slated to play legendary head coach Joe Paterno in his return to HBO in the as-yet untitled project that will be directed by Barry Levinson , who also will serve as executive producer.

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Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programmes that will save our country billions of dollars. "In addition to that, and perhaps most importantly, he is a very good person". "#FakeNews is the enemy!" he continued. He later added a defense of his use of Twitter, saying the media "works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don't want America to hear the real story!" Meanwhile, Trump and top Republicans pushed back against the idea that top ...

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Ariana Grande Performs in Manchester Benefit Concert

The US pop singer, 23, said she was inspired to change her set list for the One Love Manchester benefit concert after the mother of one of the teenage victims said her daughter would have wanted to hear the hits. Thornton and Tia Larson, 16, and were at the Manchester Arena when the suicide bomber struck. Both incidents were declared to be terror attacks . Ariana was noticeably choking back tears as she thanked the crowd for joining her at Emirates Old Trafford tonight, proclaiming ...

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Portland rally, counter protests draw thousands

June 4, 2017. Police say 14 people have been arrested and a number of weapons seized following a day of demonstrations and counter protests in downtown Portland . "We're going to have the groups come downtown and do our best to keep them separated", Marshmann said. The group was met by hundreds of counter-protesters organized by immigrant-rights, religious and labor groups.

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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

He left the game in position for the loss before the Dodgers tied things up in the ninth. After hovering around the 10 percent mark in the early seasons of his career, his walk rate has dipped below five percent in each of the last two seasons-and this kind of start to the year, apparently, is the next step there.

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Former Mayor Bloomberg pledges millions to support Paris accord

The decision has no direct impact on major US regulations on power plants and vehicle rules now aimed at reducing carbon emissions, although those are now under review by Trump as well. The governors of Connecticut , Massachusetts, and Rhode Island also announced Friday that their states would be joining the alliance. As of May, the US has kicked in a third of its $3 billion pledge to the fund, according to the Washington Post .