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Former homeless shelter worker among London Bridge terror attack victims Former homeless shelter worker among London Bridge terror attack victims
- June 07, 2017

Redouane, 30, also known as Rachid Elkhdar, had claimed to be both Moroccan and Libyan, according to police. Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. The couple is thought to have split. Michael Mimbo (25) who spoke to AFP on his doorstep in a neighbouring apartment complex, said the attacker was "an Asian male" - a term used in Britain to refer to people from or with origins in the Indian subcontinent. (more...)
Beckham Miami team edges closer after land deal Beckham Miami team edges closer after land deal
- June 07, 2017

On Tuesday, Beckham's group secured the right to buy the remaining three acres of a nine-acre property on which it intends to build a soccer stadium. On Tuesday, the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 9-4 to sell almost 3 acres in Overtown to Miami Beckham United to complete an assemblage that also includes 6 privately owned acres the group paid $19 million for a year ago. (more...)
Harrington feared freak injury could be career-ending Harrington feared freak injury could be career-ending
- June 07, 2017

Unsurprisingly, the field is pretty weak, as most top payers decide to skip this week to log extra practice time at the US Open venue. It's the 60 anniversary of this tournament, and it has been held at TPC Southwind since 1989. Birdies are the name of the game in GPPs. Seung-Yul Noh ($6,400) - Noh is $8,100 on DraftKings, so we're getting arbitrage here. It's a little surprising to see his course history isn't good, but this looks like a different Kyle Stanley than the past few years. (more...)
Attacker uses hammer on officers near Notre Dame in Paris Attacker uses hammer on officers near Notre Dame in Paris
- June 07, 2017

None of them was injured. The attack on a French police officer outside Paris's famed Notre Dame cathedral by a hammer-wielding man was an "isolated act", government spokesman Christophe Castaner said Wednesday. The minister said the assailant was not working in conjunction with others. Soderberg told the news service that "everyone was very quiet and very scared" as police examined each of the cathedral's pews, but that everything inside the cathedral was calm and orderly. (more...)
George And Amal Clooney Have Welcomed Their Twins
- June 07, 2017

Coming through! Rande Gerber shared a cute Instagram video in honor of George and Amal Clooney's newborn twins Ella and Alexander on Tuesday, June 6. He said previously: "We made a decision to be much more responsible, to avoid the danger. I was very happy that we were going to get married and then a pregnancy seemed like the next step". (more...)
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 dominates box office
- June 07, 2017

The sequel looks to pull in another US$24.2 million over the four-day weekend, raising its domestic total close to US$340 million. Coming in at No. 3 is new release Baywatch . Just for context: Prometheus finished its domestic theatrical run in 2012 with $126.5 million in ticket sales, plus an additional $276.9 million from foreign audiences - and it never even opened in China . (more...)
WONDER WOMAN Smashing Box Office With Captain In Tow
- June 07, 2017

Sounds like the time hopping is over for now; chronologically speaking, the Wonder Woman sequel will likely follow on from Batman vs. Superman and Justice League , which is set to debut in November. Wonder Woman opens in theaters today. Jenkins revealed that if " Wonder Woman " continues, she plans to make Princess Diana an "international superhero", and plans to be the one to "bring her to America". (more...)
Paris: Cop attacked, Notre Dame area cordoned off Paris: Cop attacked, Notre Dame area cordoned off
- June 07, 2017

Authorities in Paris shot and injured a man who attacked police with a hammer at the tourist site. One officer suffered minor neck injuries during the assault in the cathedral's courtyard before the lone attacker was shot and wounded. Authorities responded to an incident near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a man attacked an officer, police confirmed to multiple media outlets. (more...)
'Cowboy Bebop' Live-Action Series In The Works 'Cowboy Bebop' Live-Action Series In The Works
- June 07, 2017

However, the write-up also says that the series will be executive produced by "Sunset Inc. - the studio responsible for the original animated iteration", but the problem is that Sunrise, Inc . No word on whether or not Yoko Kanno will be reprising her work on the soundtrack, and if she isn't, then the two people who half-heartedly cared about this news will stop caring. (more...)
Anger over known extremist as Britain mourns attack victims Anger over known extremist as Britain mourns attack victims
- June 07, 2017

In Saturday's attack, three men, wearing fake suicide vests, mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge in a van, before slashing and stabbing revellers in Borough Market , a bustling district of late-night bars and restaurants. The Metropolitan Police issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of her family saying, "As she ran towards danger, in an effort to help people on the bridge, Kirsty sadly lost her life". (more...)
What We Know About Reality Winner, Government Contractor Accused Of NSA Leak
- June 07, 2017

Victor joined the military shortly after graduating from high school and previously worked as a linguist for the Air Force, her mother said. The FBI arrested Ms Winner on 3 June at her home in Georgia. But WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange hailed Winner's courage and asked the public to support her. "Acts of non-elite sources communicating knowledge should be strongly encouraged". (more...)
Zimmer admits he should've taken eye injury more seriously Zimmer admits he should've taken eye injury more seriously
- June 07, 2017

Before leaving, Zimmer vowed to be back as head coach, "one eye or two", dismissing any conversation that these eye problems would force him into early retirement. "The only thing he said was that I probably shouldn't do, like, very many media sessions from now on". "I guess. I didn't have much choice", he said. (more...)
Sofia Boutella reveals she initially turned down title role in The Mummy
- June 07, 2017

Alex Kurtzman's The Mummy is the first in the Dark Universe , which takes the studio's classic movie monsters that were popularized in black and white films and reintroduces them for a new generation. It's worth noting that the next film in the Dark Universe , Bill Condon's Bride of Frankenstein , still doesn't have its title character, and I could easily see the studio eager to cast Lawrence, Theron, or Jolie in the role. (more...)
James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub
- June 07, 2017

I told them to continue with what we were doing but putting more pressure on them and playing with more width". "United desperately need a goal-scorer with Zlatan Ibrahimovic injured and Wayne Rooney leaving, and I can see Bale morphing in the next couple of years into the sort of player Cristiano Ronaldo has become". (more...)
Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens Cosby's lawyer attacks 1 accuser as sex assault trial opens
- June 07, 2017

Some 60 women have come forward to say Cosby sexually violated them, but the statute of limitations for prosecution had run out in almost every case. It wasn't immediately clear how soon she would take the stand. Constand said she continued to have contact with Cosby because she felt she had to discuss Temple as part of her job. She testified she felt frozen and wasn't able to fight in any way - but she wanted it to stop. (more...)
Live WWE SmackDown Results & Discussion
- June 07, 2017

Lana first tried to insert herself in the ladder match before being mocked by Naomi , which led to her interference costing Naomi a six-woman tag. When you add the New Day , rompers with multiple zippers, and telekinetic conversations that no one else can hear, it becomes gold. - A Shinsuke Nakamura highlight reel airs featuring clips of someone painting a picture of him. (more...)
Niall's thanks to Manchester after Ariane's "One Love" concert
- June 07, 2017

The show saw performances from big pop acts from both sides of the Atlantic, including local heroes Take That and Liam Gallagher , along with Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , Little Mix , Coldplay , the Black Eyed Peas , and Grande. (more...)
US Box Office Had Worst Memorial Day Weekend Since 1999
- June 07, 2017

It's the second fastest a studio has reached the mark domestically, second only to Disney's record performance previous year when the studio surpassed $1 billion in early May. The studio should make back its production budget this weekend once worldwide ticket sales are taken into account. Last week's box office victor, Alien: Covenant , dropped down to fourth place. (more...)
James Corden Addresses Recent London Attacks in 'Late Late Show' Opening James Corden Addresses Recent London Attacks in 'Late Late Show' Opening
- June 07, 2017

This is not a country that feels afraid. Late Late Show executive producer Ben Winston spoke to ET on Monday, where he opened up about filming the late-night program in London amid hard times. "It makes me even happier that we're here this week", Winston said. He said: "It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news, that attacks like this can happen". (more...)
Bill Cosby's accuser testifies she was drugged, groped Bill Cosby's accuser testifies she was drugged, groped
- June 07, 2017

Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, June 5, 2017 in Norristown, Pa . Constand has yet to testify, but the jury also heard from Dave Mason, a Canadian detective, who said Constand reported to him in January 2005 that Cosby had given her three pills that made her legs feel like jelly before assaulting her. (more...)

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