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Abby Lee Miller Says She Feels

Abby Lee Miller Says She Feels "Peaceful" After Prison Sentencing

The reality star was indicted in October, 2015 for several counts of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets, and false bankruptcy declarations, after she allegedly hid as much as $755,000 in earnings from her hit Lifetime series from the bankruptcy court.



Vladimir Putin, on visit to China, plays Soviet-era melodies on piano

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that extending oil output cuts for a further nine months was the right thing to do to ensure stable oil prices. "It was quite hard to play, even for me, a person who plays with two fingers", Putin said. The Russian leader said that, although he saw Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Pesko filming him play, he thought the footage was for " personal consumption, for the archive ".


Premier Foods shifts focus after challenging year

Premier Foods shifts focus after challenging year

He declined to give a specific forecast, except to predict sales and profits will grow. The moves came after underlying annual sales fell 1.4% to £790.4 million. Plans to slash costs throughout its supply chain are expected to yield £20 million over the next two years, the firm added. The group expects the effect of changing retailer promotional strategies to reduce through the first half of the year and then stabilise thereafter.



Amazon announces free Alexa voice calls and messages for Echo

The Amazon Echo Show has its home-brewed digital assistant Alexa handling all the operations based on voice-commands and now touch screen inputs. The Echo Show is set to hit the United States on 28 June and will set back buyers by $229 (£176), but there is no word on when the Echo Show will reach United Kingdom shores.



Government scientist becomes Miss USA winner

On Sunday night, Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough was crowned the victor of Miss USA 2017. "I love science", McCullough said after the event. Miss America Kara McCullough, a government scientist, says health care is "a privilege " for working people. The US Senate is now negotiating plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act after the House passed its own version of legislation.



Oil rises above $52 as Saudis and Russia back longer supply cut

They will present their position at a meeting of OPEC and other nations on May 25 in Vienna . The dollar USDCAD, -0.3865% fell 0.5% to 1.3638 Canadian dollars, down from 1.3712 late Friday, as Brent crude oil-the global benchmark-and US crude futures LCON7, +2.58% CLM7, +2.91% jumped 2.8%.