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Author: 0 Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

If you want to come all the way to Bermuda and win the America's Cup then you have to deal with huge pressure. HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP ) - The first and perhaps only America's Cup sailed in the Bermuda Triangle could be over as soon as Sunday afternoon, bringing champagne showers to the Great Sound and changes to sailing's marquee regatta.

Author: 0 Virginia gubernatorial primary: Northam wins, awaits GOP victor

The general election will take place November 7. On the Republican side, former George W. Bush aide Ed Gillespie is building off the goodwill he established with Republicans after his narrow loss to Sen. Stewart repeatedly blasted the former Washington lobbyist as a product of the "swamp" Trump had pledged to drain, and said Tuesday evening that he's against party unity for unity's sake.

Author: 0 Roger Federer to face Alexander Zverev in Halle final

The Swiss maestro will now face Karen Khachanov , who won his all-Russian quarterfinal match-up against Andrey Rublev 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 to reach his first tour semifinal of the year. Federer had words of affection for Zverev, who won their semifinal in Halle a year ago. Zverev, 20, battled hard to stay with his illustrious opponent at the start of the second set, but failed to make any inroads into the Federer serve.

Culture Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana
Author: 0 Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

The " Dancing with the Stars " co-host Wednesday her hockey player fiancé in an intimate ceremony in Montana surrounded by close friends and family on Saturday, according to PEOPLE . Stoll played in the National Hockey League for 13 years, for Edmonton, Los Angeles, Minnesota and the New York Rangers. Her sister Kendra came through on Sunday with a pic of Andrews looking gorgeous in the dress, surrounded by her parents and Kendra.

Author: 0 Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release

Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series " Making a Murderer " petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced. They were on trial separately but were convicted of life for the crime. According to the ruling released Thursday , Dassey's confession was not voluntarily given.

Culture Democrats 'better stand for something,' says party's Senate leader
Author: 0 Democrats 'better stand for something,' says party's Senate leader

It's not going to be baby steps. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said there's a 50-50 chance the Senate Republicans' health care bill will pass. The GOP Senate leadership unveiled the legislation, titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, on Thursday after negotiating behind closed doors. "I have very serious concerns about the bill", Collins told ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

Culture Don't Believe That Ridiculous Toy Story Rumor Going Around The Internet
Author: 0 Don't Believe That Ridiculous Toy Story Rumor Going Around The Internet

More importantly, Andrew is credited as a co-creator of the actual story itself, a credit that he shares with John Lasseter (the man who debuted as a director with Toy Story , but eventually became the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar ), Pete Docter (another longtime writer-director of Pixar films) and the late Joe Ranft .

Culture Toy Story writer calls this theory about Andy's dad 'fake news'
Author: 0 Toy Story writer calls this theory about Andy's dad 'fake news'

As the story went, Woody had actually belonged to Andy's father, who died well before his time and passed on Woody and the gang to Andy. Mozart's laid out the story in a conversation with Youtubers SuperCarlinBrothers . Andy heads up there and grabs the chest, but by the time he returns downstairs. his father is dead. Toy Story co-writer and Pixar legend Andrew Stanton has shot down the viral "explanation" for Woody's apparent amnesia in the Toy Story film series.

Culture Women Can't Withdraw Consent Once They Agree to Sex in North Carolina
Author: 0 Women Can't Withdraw Consent Once They Agree to Sex in North Carolina

After Fayetteville police reviewed the evidence in the case, they determined that there was not enough evidence to support a rape charge. But four other men have been charged in connection with the videotaping of the sexual act, and court documents linked with their cases corroborate Palmer's assertion that the sex started out consensual and later turned violent, the Fayetteville Observer reports.

Author: 0 Transformers: The Last Knight(2017) by Ben Peter Ward

Last Knight is the fifth Transformers film and Wahlberg's second. While not exactly a household name, Knight directed one of the biggest unsung masterpieces of past year, Kubo and the Two Strings , which uses stop-motion animation and Japanese folklore to tell a wonderfully compelling story.

Culture Blac Chyna involved in vehicle accident
Author: 0 Blac Chyna involved in vehicle accident

Chyna posted photos and videos of her night to social media, showing her fans that the accident didn't shake her up. Chyna was examined in the ambulance for about 45 minutes before being released. At the time, Rob Kardashians was not with his baby mama, and it was no surprise. She also has a son with her ex-boyfriend Tyga, named Cairo. I'm in it for the long haul, so I feel like my advice [for anyone in a similar situation] is therapy, know each other's family, calling each other's mums.

Culture This 5-Months Pregnant Olympic Runner Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman
Author: 0 This 5-Months Pregnant Olympic Runner Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman

The post Five months pregnant Montano runs 800m race appeared first on Vanguard News . Three years ago, she ran the same race while EIGHT months pregnant, running a time just 11 seconds slower than her 2017 effort. Montano also emphasized that her goal isn't specifically to pressure women to run while pregnant. The six-time national champion finished in 2:21.40 seconds.

Author: 0 Prince Philip released from hospital after being admitted as a 'precaution'

Britain's Prince Philip was released from a London area hospital Wednesday after being treated for an infection from a pre-existing condition. The Duke's brief admission to hospital forced him to miss two major events in the Queen's calendar on Wednesday, the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot.

Culture Montana Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte gets community service for assault of reporter
Author: 0 Montana Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte gets community service for assault of reporter

Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs said he looks forward to interviewing the lawmaker who beat him up. Gianforte was ordered Monday to complete 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management counseling. Jacobs' audiotape of the incident captured a scuffle, Jacobs saying Gianforte had broken his eyeglasses and Gianforte ordering him to "get the hell out of here".

Culture The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!
Author: 0 The World's Ugliest Dog Is Super Heckin' Cute!

Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha . but she had some tough competition. Martha's handler, Shirley Zindler , replied: " I'd gloat, but I need a nap ". "She knocks over every water bucket no matter how securely attached to the fence", said owner Shirley Dawn Zindler of her homely hound. But Martha is now a world champion.

Author: 0 Paris: 4 family members detained after Champs-Elysees attack

A vehicle carrying two gas canisters, two handguns and one Kalashnikov collided with a police auto near the Champs-Elysées in Paris around 3:40 p.m. It is not clear exactly how the suspected terrorist died. The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror probe after inspectors found weapons and explosives inside the auto, although the motive is being investigated.

Culture Adorable mastiff wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest 2017
Author: 0 Adorable mastiff wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest 2017

Martha , a Neapolitan Mastiff, shakes water off her head after winning this year's World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 23, 2017. Instead of showing off, she was seen casually laying down on her side with her droopy face spread across the ground. The annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest celebrates homely pooches.

Author: 0 Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said.

Author: 0 Newtown families upset by interview with conspiracy theorist

In a statement , Kelly said that she respects the Sandy Hook Promise's decision, but she is "of course disappointed that I won't be there to support them". During an interview with CNN Money , executive producer Liz Cole admitted he's a controversial figure but echoed Kelly's sentiments and said, "as journalists it's our job to interview newsmakers and people of influence no matter how abhorrent their views may be".

Author: 0 Warriors' Steph Curry Doesn't Think He'll Go on WH Victory Visit

For the third year in a row, they were facing the Golden State Warriors . A fabulous first one with and for Durant . The phrase "super team " has been thrown around the National Basketball Association a lot in recent years , but never more than in the last few days following the Warriors' second National Basketball Association title in three years - their first since adding former league MVP Kevin Durant .

Culture After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers
Author: 0 After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers

Set designer Nigel Hook ("The Play That Goes Wrong") is the first sole nominee to win since Michele Pawk took home Best Featured Actress (Play) for "Hollywood Arms" in 2003. Hello, Dolly! was named Best Revival of a Musical Sunday and also earned the accolade for Best Costume Design. Her Best Leading Actress in a Musical acceptance speech made headlines on Sunday, June 11, for more reasons than one.

Author: 0 Transformers: The Last Knight

We can add Anthony Hopkins to the list of reliable character actors who've fallen for the siren song of Michael Bay's chequebook and the Transformers franchise; I can only assume the Welsh Oscar victor needed to buy an island or something.

Author: 0 North Korea Tests New Missile Engine, Possibly for ICBM

But having dialogue is only possible when we have a strong military. The news of another rocket engine test by Pyongyang comes as an U.S. official said on Wednesday there were signs of increased activity at North Korea's lone nuclear test site.