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Carter gives Gadot her blessing for her portrayal of Wonder Woman Carter gives Gadot her blessing for her portrayal of Wonder Woman
- June 16, 2017

While the female superhero movie's opening gross is still behind recent DCEU offerings including " Suicide Squad " ($133.7 million) and " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice " ($166 million), it becomes the highest domestic opening for a female director. (more...)
Snag a sweet treat on National Donut Day Snag a sweet treat on National Donut Day
- June 16, 2017

Not only is it finally Friday (thank goodness), but it's also National Doughnut Day , which means one thing: FREE FREAKIN' DOUGHNUTS. National Doughnut Day is Friday, June 2, and plenty of your favorite places are offering free doughnuts in celebration. (more...)
Bat-signal shines in honour of Adam West Bat-signal shines in honour of Adam West
- June 16, 2017

The pair lit the iconic Bat-signal, which was projected onto the City Hall building. "There will never be a Batman like Adam West and there will never be another Adam West". DC Entertainment President and Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns said: "Like many others, Adam West as Batman was part of my childhood". The actor played the role of the caped crusader in the 1960s television series. (more...)
Haseena Parkar: Shraddha Kapoor plays a malicious role in this gangster drama Haseena Parkar: Shraddha Kapoor plays a malicious role in this gangster drama
- June 16, 2017

We saw that She can do candid romantic with actor Ankur Bhatia. The film is a true story based on the life and times of the sister of India's Most Wanted Man - Dawood Ibrahim. But she appeared in the court for only one, a cheating and forgery case in 2007. She shared the Haseena Parkar teaser with the caption, " Here is the teaser! - hope you guys like it -- http://bit.ly/HaseenaParkarTeaser ..." I had been to a special preview of the teaser at director Apoorva Lakhia's house, where he ... (more...)
Russia can't confirm IS head Baghdadi dead
- June 16, 2017

Russian officials announced Friday that one of its airstrikes may have "liquidated" ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The killing is "being verified through various channels", according to the Russian Defense Ministry , and a spokesperson for the United States-led coalition fighting the Islamic State could not confirm it. (more...)
Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House
- June 16, 2017

Klay Thompson, he was just supposed to be this OK shooter in the league, like that's what you thought of Klay Thompson when he came in. "This is a moment we all need to enjoy together and nothing should distract what we were able to accomplish together. (more...)
Emmy Rossum's Worst Audition Memory Involves a Sexist Director and a Bikini Emmy Rossum's Worst Audition Memory Involves a Sexist Director and a Bikini
- June 16, 2017

Yep. When she was asked if she had faced some sexism issues in the past, Rossum shared the story of how she was asked to go to an audition with nothing but a bikini on. 'You're always supposed to have a guardian on set when you're a minor, but mine was gone, and we did a scene where we broke into a house and then we go swimming in the pool, ' she remembered. (more...)
Otto Warmbier 'unresponsive', has been in coma for a year
- June 16, 2017

He is on Medivac flight on his way home. Warmbier's father Fred lashed out earlier Thursday at the North Korean regime, saying he did not believe its claim that his son contracted botulism and fell into a coma shortly after being arrested past year. (more...)
An online fundraiser for Reality Winner has netted nearly $12000
- June 16, 2017

The documents contained information that was part of its story titled " Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election ", which was published on Monday. Victor has been in local custody since her arrest and is expected to be taken into formal federal custody on Thursday. She follows several "rogue" Twitter accounts created to look like they are run by federal agencies. (more...)
Spotify Now Has 140 Million Monthly Active Users Spotify Now Has 140 Million Monthly Active Users
- June 16, 2017

That compared with a 236 million euro loss the previous year. Spotify could be floated within a year , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters this month. The financial filing , which was posted this morning, follows recently inked windowing contracts with Universal Music Group and Merlin, which represents a wide range of independent labels. (more...)
Record turnout at Congressional charity baseball game
- June 16, 2017

President Donald Trump said after visiting him at a Washington , D.C., hospital on Thursday. Before the game started, Democrats and Republicans huddled in the outfield for a group prayer. "Congressman Steve Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". "I think that the president contributed to this significantly", said Rep. (more...)
Putin: 'We Don't Care Who's The Head Of The United States' Putin: 'We Don't Care Who's The Head Of The United States'
- June 16, 2017

Both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees as well as the FBI are conducting simultaneous investigations into the prospect of Russian interference in the 2016 election, and collusion with associates of Donald Trump's campaign. Then why did the US intelligence services say it was the Russians? I can."Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip" and any evidence cited by US ... (more...)
PM May orders public inquiry as Grenfell death toll rises to 17 PM May orders public inquiry as Grenfell death toll rises to 17
- June 16, 2017

Theresa May has said that she will visit victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in hospital later today. Some of these councils, including Wandsworth and Sutton, have said they will seek to implement any recommendations from the London Fire Brigade as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire. (more...)
Talk to AK programme probe: CBI team at Dy CM's residence Talk to AK programme probe: CBI team at Dy CM's residence
- June 16, 2017

The CBI on Friday visited the residence of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to "seek clarifications" in its probe into "irregularities" in the AAP government's social media campaign "Talk to AK". On 8 May, 2013 the Supreme Court had dubbed the CBI a "caged parrot that speaks in its master's voice" and had asked the Centre whether it meant to make the agency's functioning independent. (more...)
GOP baseball practice shooting: What they are saying about political rhetoric
- June 16, 2017

Scalise, a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. 3 House Republican, suffered injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip on a baseball field where he and other lawmakers were practicing for a charity baseball game. (more...)
'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards
- June 16, 2017

The main character is totally unbelievable, and the hair and makeup, yeesh. No. No. ..." "This revival is supposed to have a four-year run, but reviews have not been kind", Colbert quipped to wild applause. But some opined that the thunderous applause wasn't just for Jill Biden - it was nostalgia for days past. Bette Midler was determined to get every last "thank you" in at the 2017 Tony Awards on Sunday night, play-off music be damned. (more...)
5 incredible photos of daredevil performer Erendira Wallenda hanging from a helicopter
- June 16, 2017

Erendira described the experience as "amazing" and "beautiful" and said she had hung twice from her teeth - listening to music throughout so as to block out any sound from spectators below. Upon the conclusion of the flight, the Wallendas spoke about the stunt and the impact they hope it leaves. Today, Erendira made a decision to go 300 feet above Niagara Falls . (more...)
Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17
- June 16, 2017

The prime minister said the inquiry, an official review of action by public institutions, was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ". By Thursday, community centres had been so overwhelmed by food and clothing donations that they started turning away new donations. She said she had attended the scene to get a briefing from the emergency services and had been "overwhelmed by their professionalism and their bravery". (more...)
Tubelight will release in Pakistan but not on Eid Tubelight will release in Pakistan but not on Eid
- June 16, 2017

Tubelight will hit the screens on Eid, which has proved to be a lucky time for Salman Khan to release his films. They feel Tubelight will affect the business of two Pakistani films - Yalghar and Shor Sharaba - scheduled to release on the same day. (more...)
Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight
- June 16, 2017

If ever a fight were a certainty to draw money , it would be Floyd Mayweather's super-bout against Conor McGregor scheduled for August 26 in Las Vegas , Nevada. Ali-Frazier it's not. Ali-Inoki, well, now we're getting warmer. "Anything can happen inside the ring", said Holm. Sky Sports boxing producer Jon Beloff said: "The level of interest in this fight really has been phenomenal". (more...)