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New Doctor Strange Trailer Is Out Of This World
- August 07, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to take on the role of Dr. Stephen Strange - who does get a little mention in Captain America: The Winter Solider - for the first time. Well, everything except for any of the original casts from "The Avengers" films, not that it mattered. It's believed that Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will feature the search for Peter Quill's (Chris Pratt) ultimate parentage, and some rumors about Kurt Russell filling that role have been floating around. (more...)
Where To Buy Gisele Bundchen's Rio Opening Ceremony Dress?
- August 07, 2016

President Dilma Rousseff was suspended following moves to impeach her by the legislators over a massive accounting scandal. Soon the floor of the large stadium, which housed over 60,000 people , was covered with shapes from sea and forests, reminding the packed audience of the need to conserve. (more...)
Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than three points Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than three points
- August 07, 2016

Clinton's appointees, in contrast, would be "prepared to overturn" Citizen United and "would protect a woman's right to choose, workers' rights, the rights of the LGBT community, the needs of minorities and immigrants, and the government's ability to protect the environment". (more...)
Viacom revenue rises as movie business drives gains Viacom revenue rises as movie business drives gains
- August 07, 2016

Revenue of $3.1 billion was up 2 percent from the year-earlier quarter, and exceeded the expects for $3 billion. Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, reported a surprise rise in quarterly revenue as higher license fees and theatrical revenue in its movie unit helped to make up for a decline in domestic ad revenue. (more...)
Donald Trump Appears to Admit he Was Wrong on Iran Video
- August 07, 2016

However, The Beacon also notes that after speaking with Iran experts, it's "impossible to verify if the images show the same pallets of cash transferred by the Obama administration". "Right? You saw that?" Who gets that money?'... "Nice plane", he continued. A USA government plane waited nearby to bring back to the U.S. the men released from imprisonment in Iran the day before. (more...)
Obama Says Group Is Weakening
- August 07, 2016

They have taken key territory from ISIL and are preparing campaigns against ISIL in Mosul. At a news conference that followed, he said no tactic used by the terrorists will stop the United States from fighting them on every front across the globe. (more...)
Donald Trump Endorses House Speaker Paul Ryan, Ending 4-Day Standoff
- August 07, 2016

Trump, but let's get something straight", Wisconsin's Assembly Speaker Robin Vos wrote in an open letter to his GOP colleagues ahead of Trump's arrival. "I see no goal in doing this tit-for-tat petty back-and-forth with Donald Trump , because it serves no objective in my mind", Ryan said during a radio interview with conservative host Charlie Sykes. (more...)
India market attack: Suspected rebels kill 13 in Assam India market attack: Suspected rebels kill 13 in Assam
- August 07, 2016

The state government said police and paramilitary reinforcements had been rushed to the scene in Balajan, around 220 kilometres (140 miles) west of AssamĀ“s main city of Guwahati . "Our government is committed to the protection of people of Assam and that is why we have immediately directed the Director General of Police and other senior police officials to rush to the spot", he said. (more...)
'Scary Lucy' no more: Town reveals new Lucille Ball statue
- August 07, 2016

As for Scary Lucy , mayor Scott Schrecengost said she is too popular to remove altogether. "She's glamorous", said Palmer, describing her vision of Ball. In the middle of Ball's Hollywood star plaque on her sculpture, Palmer has a heart in place of the typical camera icon. But the original statue of Ball has become such a tourist attraction that it is actually being moved to a new location. (more...)
FBI Unearths Strip Poker Audio at Youth Camp on Mayor's Phone
- August 07, 2016

In this April 21, 2016 photo, Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva participates in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Stockton, Calif. The accusations sparked from an FBI investigation that began in 2015 after federal agents seized Silva's phone and laptop following a trip to China. (more...)
Bank of England: UK not in a repeat of financial crisis Bank of England: UK not in a repeat of financial crisis
- August 07, 2016

Sterling is still lower by more than 11% since the referendum and dropped more than 1.5% against the dollar after the Bank of England's decision yesterday. They will charge a penalty rate to banks that reduce net lending. The pound strengthened 0.2 per cent Wednesday to 83.86 pence per euro. The Bank acknowledged that because of how close to zero interest rates were even before the cut, "it is likely to be hard for some banks and building societies to reduce deposit rates much further, ... (more...)
Dozens rally after latest Chicago police videos
- August 07, 2016

All the 9-videos evidence shows officers mortally shooting an 18-year-old black boy, Paul O'Neal, who was at the wheel during the chase. Last year, Chicago was rocked by protests after video showed police shooting a 17-year-old named Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014. (more...)
Justin Bieber and his girlfriend Sahara Ray spotted naked Justin Bieber and his girlfriend Sahara Ray spotted naked
- August 07, 2016

Of course, this isn't the first time Bieber has gone au naturale with a model on vacation (specific criteria here). He was previously photographed stark naked while in Bora Bora with ex-girlfriend Jayde Pierce . The setting was Ibiza, Spain. While it would be weird to think that an incident from two years ago would still be on Justin Bieber's mind, fans, who have since made Justin Bieber a trending topic on Twitter, have questioned themselves as to why their idol's photos happen to leak ... (more...)
Miles Teller Isn't So Sure About This 'Divergent' TV Movie Thing Miles Teller Isn't So Sure About This 'Divergent' TV Movie Thing
- August 07, 2016

We'll be keeping tabs on The Divergent Series as Lionsgate's YA series undergoes its dramatic makeover. He went on to insist that no one in the cast - himself included - has anything negative to say about working on the Divergent series , and that they "all had every intention of finishing" the franchise, but they also signed on a for a film with the understanding that it was going to be released in theaters, not on television. (more...)
Officials seek cause of concert railing collapse
- August 07, 2016

The railing, which separated the crowd from the performance in Camden , New Jersey, yielded after fans surged towards the stage, with over 50 people falling 10 feet onto a concrete pathway, authorities told Action News . Officials said all of the injuries appear relatively minor. Local police spokesperson Dan Keashen said most of the injuries were broken bones and bruises. (more...)
Rick Ross, Skrillex and Jared Leto Star in Rick Ross, Skrillex and Jared Leto Star in "Purple Lamborghini" Video
- August 07, 2016

The video for Rick Ross and Skrillex's Suicide Squad collab "Purple Lamborghini" was released today , the same day as the movie and its soundtrack, which also features Grimes, Mark Ronson , Kehlani and many more. From director David Ayer comes " Suicide Squad ", starring Oscar nominee Will Smith, Oscar victor Jared Leto , Margot Robbie , Joel Kinnaman and Oscar nominee Viola Davis. (more...)
Dozens Injured At Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg Concert After Railing Collapses Dozens Injured At Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg Concert After Railing Collapses
- August 07, 2016

The show was brought to an early end as police and medics assessed the damage. One of the 42 reported injuries was critical, and another 15 landed concertgoers in the hospital for the treatment of broken bones, bumps, bruises and the like, Philadelphia's NBC10 reports . (more...)
Tyrone lose All Ireland quarter-final against Mayo Tyrone lose All Ireland quarter-final against Mayo
- August 07, 2016

Mayo got the best possible start to the second half when Aidan O'Shea won the ball from the kick-off and surged forward before laying off to Cillian O'Connor to convert. Tyrone weren't going to let Mayo drive on and a Peter Harte free had the teams all square on the scoreboard on 25 minutes. Keegan, who was excellent, slotted over from 35 yards for his second score of the half. (more...)
Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Near Olympic Stadium
- August 07, 2016

Firemen used bolt cutters on Wednesday to get into the stadium after organizers were unable to access the mixed area of the venue, Yahoo! As we can see in the video below posted on Twitter by the BBC reporter Julia Carneiro , employees had to cut the locks using some massive cutters to let the officials in. (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar flies to Rio to attend his first Olympic Games Sachin Tendulkar flies to Rio to attend his first Olympic Games
- August 07, 2016

After the grandeur of Beijing's opening ceremony and the high-tech, cheeky inventiveness of London's, Rio's was earthier and less swish but more sobering with its gloomy environmental look at the future and deliberate penny-pinching. "We are calling for action", said Fernando Meirelles, one of the directors of the show. U.S. diver Abby Johnston tweeted July 26 that the worst thing about the Olympic village was she could not play the game. (more...)

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