Author: 0 Former FBI director James Comey to testify in Russian Federation probe

They say they also hope Comey's testimony will answer questions that have arisen since Comey's sudden firing by President Donald Trump . Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday again denied state involvement in any USA election cyber-attacks, but admitted "patriotically minded" hackers might have been involved.

Arts&Culture 'New Mutants': Henry Zaga Set To Play Sunspot In 'X-Men' Spinoff
Author: 0 'New Mutants': Henry Zaga Set To Play Sunspot In 'X-Men' Spinoff

Filming for " New Mutants" will start in July and it is scheduled to hit theaters on April 13, 2018. The project will focus on mutant teens learning to cope with their superpowers who must escape a secret facility. The film is reportedly drawing inspiration from the Demon Bear story arc from the 1980s, making Moonstar a key character in the film. Created by Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod, Roberto da Costa/Sunspot first appeared in Marvel Graphic Novel #4: The New Mutants (September 1982).

Author: 0 EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake — EU chief

Li conveyed the cordial greetings from Chinese President Xi Jinping to Steinmeier, saying the close high-level contacts have effectively boosted the development of bilateral relations. "If you don't have a country that emits 28 percent of worldwide emissions (in the accord), you can not be efficient". "We are both ready to contribute to stability in the world", Mr Li said.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' lassos $11 million Thursday night

It's like there's something very maternal [about] Wonder Woman , when push comes to shove if nobody else wants to do it, Wonder Woman would step up and take care of business. Patty Jenkins' movie , which stars Gal Gadot , earned P48.39 million on its first day in cinemas, June 1. Fox's animated children's comedy " Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie " grossed $650,000 from about 2,550 location in Thursday night previews.

Author: 0 The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

Given Dubke's anonymity, it's not terribly surprising that the reaction to his departure as White House communications director - which was announced Tuesday morning - was a universal "meh". "That makes it much more cohesive", he said. Even if he ousted Mr Priebus, who has told friends that his goal was to remain in his job for at least a year, finding a replacement might be no easier than it has been for other positions.

Author: 0 Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Session questions

However, Comey may not say much, since the Russian Federation investigation is ongoing, and he had to clear his appearance with the special counsel now leading the probe, former FBI Director Robert Mueller , to avoid impeding the investigation.

Author: 0 More Griffin shows canceled as backlash over video grows

After Griffin posted the frightful photos, the Trump family were just a few of numerous individuals who attacked the D-lister, calling what she did inappropriate and classless. She later apologized saying how profusely sorry she was and that she had "crossed a line". Senator Al Franken (D-MN) is a long time friend of Griffin's, but he has canceled his appearance with her in Minnesota.

Author: 0 More Kathy Griffin shows canceled as backlash over video grows

Griffin lost sponsorships and jobs, including her role as co-host of CNN's New Year's Eve coverage with journalist Anderson Cooper , after a photograph and video from the shoot appeared on social media on Tuesday . "I am the shiny object", Griffin said . While speaking with Rosie O'Donnell on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Griffin said she was unpopular in grade school and called "dog" "every single day".

Author: 0 Wonder Woman's Patty Jenkins Explains Why She Left Thor 2

Enter Wonder Woman , starring Gal Gadot as the eponymous character and directed by Patty Jenkins . Roven revealed that there are now no plans in development and that the success of the film will determine what future Wonder Woman will have in the DCEU.

Arts&Culture Deepika Padukone Crowns Hottest Women Of The Year Once Again
Author: 0 Deepika Padukone Crowns Hottest Women Of The Year Once Again

Yes, they are the desi girls Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra , who have made it big in the West. As the poll results came, Padukone emerged as the clear victor. "She ranks number 10 on Forbes' 2016 list of the world's highest paid actresses", Maxim notes. The thespian extended her worldwide presence with her appearance at the MET Gala in May.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin to address Trump photo, alleged Trump family bullying

Following the backlash, Griffin issue an apology admitting that she went too far. Griffin lost sponsorships and jobs after a photograph and video from the shoot appeared on social media on Tuesday . At times Griffin was amusing and at others she was emotional and near tears. Even her New Year's cohost Anderson Cooper voiced his displeasure with the 56-year-old comedian.

Author: 0 Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong

But Rohan, from Oklahoma, misspelt the word marram and left Ananya to go on to spell two words correctly before claiming the championship on Thursday. Ananya didn't seem at all anxious about the difficulty of the words and later said: " I knew them all ". The event has been tied for three straight years and this year added a tie breaker test to the competition that hosts contestants up to age 15.

Arts&Culture Sachin: A Billion Dreams earns Rs. 35 crores at Indian BO
Author: 0 Sachin: A Billion Dreams earns Rs. 35 crores at Indian BO

It is being said that the former cricketer was paid more than Rs 35 crore for his film. " Sachin: A Billion Dreams records exceptional collections for a bio-drama, mints Rs 8.05 crore (all languages ) in its opening weekend", read a statement issued on behalf of the film's makers.

Author: 0 'Pirates 5' Nabs $77-M in US, 'Baywatch' Drowns with $23-M

Over the weekend Beauty and the Beast , now at $501 million, became only the 8th film to ever bring in more than $500 million at the box office domestically. That was below expectations, Variety .com said, adding that the film - with Dwayne Johnson , Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario - "was hoping to make an oceanic summer splash, but looks to have ended up in the kiddy pool".

Arts&Culture Jon Ossoff In Dead Heat In Georgia House Run-Off
Author: 0 Jon Ossoff In Dead Heat In Georgia House Run-Off

Comedian Kathy Griffin's anti-Trump beheading "art" has worked its way into Georgia's June 20 special election. Despite Griffin's vocal support for Ossoff, he has remained silent on the issue of her controversial video. Ossoff to his "celebrity supporter". Griffin generated an overwhelming negative public reaction after publishing a photo shoot Tuesday in which she poses with a bloody replica of President Trump's severed head.

Arts&Culture TOP GUN: MAVERICK Official Title of Upcoming Sequel
Author: 0 TOP GUN: MAVERICK Official Title of Upcoming Sequel

Cruise says he didn't want a number in the title. In a nutshell, it seems as if the producers have chose to essentially remake Top Gun while still keeping elements of what made Tony Scott's 1986 original the classic that is today, such as keeping Faltermeyer's score and those timeless aviators.

Arts&Culture Warren Haynes Pens Gregg Allman Memory
Author: 0 Warren Haynes Pens Gregg Allman Memory

After promising live gigs around the South and a disastrous stint in Los Angeles, where a record label tried to mold them into a psychedelic rock band, the Allman Brothers formed in earnest in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1969. The two had a son, musician Elijah Blue Allman , and were frequent celebrity tabloid fodder before divorcing in 1978. Despite adding rescheduled dates to the tour in March, a rep for Allman said in a statement that, "It's been determined that Gregg will not be ...

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin says she's the victim after Trump head photo

New Jersey governor Chris Christie called Griffin " disgusting " and said the photo was "completely outrageous". "I don't know if I'm going to be arrested today". Griffin said five of her performances have been canceled this week. Al Franken, D-Minn., to cancel an event with the comic promoting his latest book.

Author: 0 Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

She'd spent 45 minutes and almost two dozen rounds going back and forth with 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , of Edmond , Okla. Another Indian-origin student and the runner-up, Rohan Rajeev , missed the word "marram" , a Scandinavian-derived word for beach grass, according to reports .

Author: 0 Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable

The bottom line is, great environmental policies do the opposite. The response to Trump's announcement in Japan was swift, with a government statement released on June 2 declaring , " Climate change requires a concerted effort by the whole of the worldwide community".

Arts&Culture Putin: 'Patriotic' hackers may have targeted US election
Author: 0 Putin: 'Patriotic' hackers may have targeted US election

Moscow's attitude toward cyber crime is under intense scrutiny after United States intelligence officials alleged that Russian hackers had tried to help Republican Donald Trump win the White House , something Russia has flatly denied. Putin said that USA intelligence, which concluded Moscow was behind the election meddling in hopes of helping President Donald Trump win, "invented" evidence that pointed to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin says she's receiving death threats

Griffin was later fired from her New Year's Eve hosting role by CNN . "Unlike these male artists, Kathy has endured the most powerful man in America, and his family, using their power to target her and her employers after she apologized".

Author: 0 Griffin says she's under Secret Service inquiry

And to pile on, Griffin's attorney, Lisa Bloom , with a straight face said, "As a result of the first family bullying her, she has been vilified, getting death threats, fired from multiple jobs and had multiple events canceled". At Friday's news conference in Woodland Hills, Bloom said the depiction of Trump's head covered in fake blood was not meant to encourage an act of violence.

Arts&Culture Game of Thrones Final-Season and Prequel Plans: HBO Reveals Its Strategy
Author: 0 Game of Thrones Final-Season and Prequel Plans: HBO Reveals Its Strategy

You might have to wait a little longer to watch the show's final season. But one of the hallmarks of the show has been how cinematic it is. Well, it certainly is for HBO , whose ownership over The Known Realm and its on-screen adaptations is all-important to them, not only now as GoT ends, but as a hope for one of the four or five prequel/spin-off series reportedly in development .

Author: 0 Wonder Woman Director On What Can Fix Lack Of Female Directors

At the time , BDS representative Dr. Abdel Malik Sukria sent a letter to Lebanon's Ministry of Economy and Trade, highlighting Gadot's service in the Israeli military. Speaking to Time Out magazine, she said: "I love it". When we first meet her in the movie, Diana Prince is an Amazon Princess who has never seen a man in her life.

Author: 0 Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

Forty-nine percent had a favorable view of Obama's overhaul, compared with 31 percent who had a favorable view of the Republican proposal.The Kaiser poll was conducted from May 16-22 among a nationally representative random digit dial telephone sample of 1,205 adults.

Author: 0 Putin calls on US businessmen to help 'normalize' ties

Same with hackers, they woke up today, read something about the state-to-state relations. "Quite the opposite, we are trying to combat it inside our country", said Putin. Putin also said that allegations there had been a secret deal between Moscow and Trump before his inauguration as USA president were "hysteria". A statement from Russian President Vladimir Putin about USA military buildup in the disputed Kuril Islands is raising concerns in Japan, despite plans in Tokyo to increase ...

Author: 0 Manila casino rampage leaves 34 people dead

At least 36 people have died after a gunman stormed a casino in the Philippines in what police believe was a botched robbery. The man then left the room and went upstairs to a hotel section of the complex, according to dela Rosa. As news of the attack had spread, USA president Donald Trump offered the thoughts and prayers of the American people to the Philippines. "But it is really very sad as to what is going on throughout the world with terror".

Author: 0 Real Madrid fan Nadal hopes for more European glory

Zinedine Zidane's men beat Atletico Madrid after penalties past year to lift their 12th European Cup - more than any other team. The Italian club have gone 21 years since last being crowned champions of Europe but after conceding only three goals to reach the final and remaining unbeaten, there is a growing belief they can topple favourites Madrid .

Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra champions a female James Bond

Everyone's got their own set of unique skills which is really cool and it's fun to explore. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron star in the film, out in U.S. We all expected that we would be seeing Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in India when Priyanka Chopra had come here last month for about a week. "For one, the series ran on satellite television in India for years and contained lengthy shots of women in bikinis", said Nihalani.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' Is Off To A Promising Start At The Box Office

In this era of endless aggression, fake news and alternative facts, a hero who values peace and carries a lasso that makes her adversaries tell the truth is one hell of a fantasy. The story is not particularly unique, but its emphasis on providing a heroine who the "world of men do not deserve " is new in such a male-dominated genre.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman\': Relatable And Convincing

But Diana gets increasingly frustrated when she gets to France and witnesses all the horrors that World War I has to offer. There's a lot of pressure on this movie. Perhaps it's because it has a relevancy that other great moments lack - war is nothing to laugh at, and the dire situation makes Diana's action all the more inspirational.

Author: 0 Hollywood stars at Chris Cornell funeral

Mourners gathered for the funeral on the cemetery's Fairbanks Lawn, where they were greeted with rows of white chairs and flower arrangements as Audioslave's " Like A Stone " played from the speakers. "A lot of his lyrics could be sad, but his music was so attractive", said fan Chris Heathcoat, 46, who brought white roses to the cemetery. He's a modern day Freddie Mercury.

Arts&Culture American pop singer Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show
Author: 0 American pop singer Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said , without elaborating, that searches of suspects' homes brought "very important" clues in the probe of the bombing. Manchester police halted their sharing of investigative information with the US through most of Thursday until receiving fresh assurance there would be an end to leaks to the media.

Author: 0 Juventus v Real Madrid Champions League Final Betting Preview and Offers

When they say things without knowing the truth, things that are not true, that annoys me. While the Spaniard lacks the physical prowess of Bale, many believe he is better suited to the team's play due to his vision and dribbling ability, while German global Toni Kroos has admitted he prefers the four-man midfield the team usually employ when Isco plays.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert to air on ABC

ABC will air Ariana Grande's return to the stage in Manchester , England, on Sunday, the network announced on Friday. All proceeds will go to the victims of the bombing and their families. ABC will air a one-hour highlight special following the NBA Finals telecast. The "Bad Things" hitmaker said it is wonderful that Grande has bravely made a decision to come back to the northern city for her the benefit gig in aid of the victims of the horrific atrocity alongside some of the biggest ...

Author: 0 Putin: Military in Pacific is response to US

Trump. "Help us restore normal political dialogue", Putin told executives from major USA companies during a business roundtable at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. US intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails and helping US President Donald Trump's election victory, although there is no hard evidence to suggest the country or Putin was directly behind the contentious win.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman to be banned in Lebanon over Israeli lead Gal Gadot?

The security official said banning a film would be something that would ultimately come from the country's interior minister, following a recommendation from the six-member committee. Currently, there's a three-way tie for first place between The Dark Knight , Iron Man, and Spider-Man 2, all of which boast 94 percent ratings , and the first female superhero movie has a shot at taking on all of them.

Author: 0 Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Trump

This comes on the heels of President Trump announcing that he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement , but this didn't stop some U.S. The leader of Asia's other behemoth, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who is due to visit the White House shortly - has said failing to act on climate change would be "morally criminal".

Arts&Culture Jr NTR To Host Bigg Boss In Telugu On Star MAA
Author: 0 Jr NTR To Host Bigg Boss In Telugu On Star MAA

The show has adopted the format of Big Brother developed by John De Mol of Netherlands. Roping in top notch actors as hosts, the producers are also taking the show to the TV audience down south. According to the reports, no actor has charged such a huge amount in the past for the TV show as NTR is going to get for this show. In Hindi, Salman Khan hosting show which is already a huge hit.

Arts&Culture Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday
Author: 0 Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

In this February 27, 1959 file photo, Sen. Actor David Niven sat at first lady Jackie Kennedy's right, Ethel Kennedy was second from her left. The Symphony performed Leonard Bernstein's "Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. The occasion was a pre-Christmas party for White House staff members and their families. In 1962, Kennedy resolved the Cuban Missile Crisis - a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union triggered by US ballistic missiles deployed in Italy and ...

Author: 0 Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun sequel: 'It is definitely happening'

When pressed if the rumours of a Top Gun sequel were true, Cruise confirmed the news. Okay, it isn't necessarily a bombshell. The actor announced that not only is a sequel to the 1986 classic "Top Gun" really going to happen, it will start filming soon.

Arts&Culture PeeCee deletes the Selfie taken at Holocaust Memorial
Author: 0 PeeCee deletes the Selfie taken at Holocaust Memorial

In one of the images, she was looking straight at the camera, wearing sunglasses. Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra hit back at critics on Wednesday for trying to shame her over a dress she wore during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin, Germany .

Author: 0 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Sails To The Top Of The Box Office

Priyanka Chopra ( Quantico ) also stars in the poorly reviewed movie (it now has a 19 percent on Rotten Tomatoes ), which brought in weekend earnings of $18.1 million so far, with the film estimated to come in at $22 million after Monday.