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'Wonder Woman' has biggest film opening ever for female director
- June 05, 2017

Wonder Woman - which has been in development since 1996 - skewed female (52 percent), nearly unheard for a superhero title, which usually draws an audience that is 60 percent male. "There's something iconic about Diana and the story of Wonder Woman that's hitting the zeitgeist perfectly". Her last film, " Monster ", for which star Charlize Theron won an Oscar, was made more than a decade ago. (more...)
Watch Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Benefit Concert
- June 05, 2017

Like most of the United Kingdom, you probably spent last night watching Ariane Grande's One Love Manchester concert , in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack. The concert, which was hosted at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester , raised $2.6 million in donations, contributing to the $12.9 million already raised. (more...)
Gulf states, Egypt cut ties with Qatar Gulf states, Egypt cut ties with Qatar
- June 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia has been pretty bad, but Qatar is actually worse. The move came just weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and vowed to improve ties with both Riyadh and Cairo to combat regional terror groups and contain Iran. (more...)
Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends' Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends'
- June 05, 2017

What more could I ask? Bale made just 17 league starts for Madrid in 2016-17 after undergoing ankle surgery late previous year. Madrid had looked to be facing an uphill battle after Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo 's opening goal with an exquisite overhead kick. (more...)
Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes
- June 05, 2017

The man said he could put that bias aside if instructed to do so, leading defence lawyers to accept him on the panel. Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh . (more...)
North Texas Schools Offering Kids Free Summer Meals North Texas Schools Offering Kids Free Summer Meals
- June 05, 2017

The Summer Food Service Program has been around for decades. With school now out for the summer, food has become a major concern for many North Texas families. They estimate the program served more than 4 million meals last summer. When prompted, text your address and zip code for a list of schools and churches offering free meals this summer. (more...)
Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead
- June 05, 2017

The Warriors dominated after the break and went on to win game 2 with 19 points. The Finals shift to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Friday. Jay-Z , Rihanna , Kevin Hart , 2 Chainz , Odell Beckham Jr ., and Vine star King Bach are just a few people who were spotted courtside during Games 1 and 2 in Oakland , California. (more...)
The Secret Message In Katy Perry's One Love Manchester Dress The Secret Message In Katy Perry's One Love Manchester Dress
- June 05, 2017

Katy also gave an emotional speech to the Manchester crowd, saying: "It's not easy to always choose love, is it?" 'But love conquers fear and and love conquers hate. It was hard not to get choked up as musicians including Take That, Coldplay, Liam Gallagher and Justin Bieber took to the stage, paying tribute to the 22 people who lost their lives in last month's terror attack. (more...)
Manchester concert to go on despite London attack Manchester concert to go on despite London attack
- June 05, 2017

In one heartfelt moment, Grande was joined on stage by children from a local school, some of whom were at the targeted Manchester Arena concert, as the group performed her hit song " My Everything ". Examples of joy abounded: Marcus Mumford beaming as he scratched out disco guitar licks to back up Williams in "Get Lucky"; Coldplay's Chris Martin timing a leap to a burst of brightly coloured confetti; Grande flirting with her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, during their giddy "The Way". (more...)
Kohli desperate to prove point in England
- June 05, 2017

It's different for them. "The atmosphere around us is built in a way that that becomes like a life or death kind of series, especially for sub-continent cricketers which I don't understand why", he said. And the 26-year-old has fond memories of the last time he took on England away from home, although he insists it will have little impact on the result when they meet next week. (more...)
Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman
- June 05, 2017

Of all the albums Leavell has played on, he noted that Gregg Allman's Laid Back and The Allman Brothers Band's Brothers and Sisters "are probably the two records that I am most proud to have my name on". Gregg Allman tragically passed away and Cher , who is also struggling with her own disease, is devastated. Many of Hollywood's elite have come out to pay their respects for Gregg , including Almost Famous director Cameron Crowe , who writes on his Twitter account: "Thank ... (more...)
Check out the new images from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'!
- June 05, 2017

She has captured every Star Wars cast since The Phantom Menace . As we know, J.J. Abrams kept the series' original leading man out of the Force Awakens proceedings until the final moments, when we cut to black on Luke and his magnificent retirement beard eyeing Rey ( Daisy Ridley ) without saying a word. (more...)
Childish Gambino Announces Next Album Will Be His Last Childish Gambino Announces Next Album Will Be His Last
- June 05, 2017

Childish Gambino performed at NYC's Governors Ball festival over the weekend, during which he hinted that his next album could be his last. It's worth noting, Glover's statement shouldn't come as a complete surprise for many fans, as the actor-musician previously said in a 2015 Today show interview he meant to eventually wrap his Gambino persona. (more...)
Time Warner's 'Wonder Woman' Jump-Starts Summer Box Office, Female Superhero Genre Time Warner's 'Wonder Woman' Jump-Starts Summer Box Office, Female Superhero Genre
- June 05, 2017

Co-starring Robin Wright, the film is rated pg-13. The Warner Bros/DC film, which stars Gal Gadot , earned a global opening weekend total of $223m (£173m), with $100.5m of that figure coming from the US. Jenkins, who previously directed 2003's " Monster " starring Charlize Theron, now holds the record for biggest domestic opening for a female director. (more...)
Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Opening Wasn't Smooth Sailing
- June 05, 2017

Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter is estimating that the global take of " Pirates " (which cost $200 million to make) could exceed $300 million in its opening weekend. Even with the star power of Johnson, R-rated Hollywood updates to family friendly television shows have a dubious track record, ComScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian said. (more...)
Putin denies close ties with former national security adviser Flynn
- June 05, 2017

In a preview clip of their interview , Putin dismisses the allegations that the Russian government employed hackers to leak information during the campaign, most notably of emails within the Democratic party leadership, including those of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Red Sox Place Starter Eduardo Rodriguez on Disabled List Red Sox Place Starter Eduardo Rodriguez on Disabled List
- June 05, 2017

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy delivers against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore . "I just tried to be too quick, tried to put a flawless throw, and I messed it up", Pena said. Hopefully, the rest of the Red Sox team is able to shake off the struggles from the first third of the season and hit more deep balls the rest of the year. (more...)
Mumford & Sons singer holds moment of silence Mumford & Sons singer holds moment of silence
- June 05, 2017

The full list of broadcasting partners which simulcasted the BBC One signal from the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground included Freeform/ABC in the US, NBC Universal/E! Tight security was already planned but police warned concertgoers they would implement additional checks in the wake of Saturday's attacks, including searching everyone in attendance. (more...)
Trump criticized for tweet on London mayor after bridge attacks
- June 05, 2017

The witness said the person he knew had children. Simon Thompson told Sky News that he was just outside Borough Market when he saw crowds fleeing. Islamic State's statement from its Aamaq news agency claimed the group's "fighters" were responsible, the SITE Intelligence Group said Sunday. (more...)
Wonder Woman breaks box office record with impressive debut Wonder Woman breaks box office record with impressive debut
- June 05, 2017

Clearly, this is a movie that is resonating with moviegoers around the globe. " 'Wonder Woman' is out in theaters right now". This is a major tentpole for women filmmakers in Hollywood, a huge moment in Gadot's career, and a total mic drop moment for the director of the hour in Jenkins. (more...)

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