Author: 0 Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot nearly gave up acting

On top of that, the central character is a woman - with a female director leading this incredibly jovial film into public consciousness. But there's very little spark in Wonder Woman other than Gadot. According to CNN Media , the film was banned because the lead actress is an Israeli who served in the country's defense forces. This also reminds us that superhero movies don't have to be all about punching the bad guys - Diana does not so much as raise her sword until she reaches the ...

Arts&Culture Are you on Twitter, NBC journalist asks Modi
Author: 0 Are you on Twitter, NBC journalist asks Modi

No sooner does she complete her introduction, Modi tells Kelly, "I saw your tweets". "It's great to be with you, Matt and Savannah ", she said, clearly ignoring Kotb. Just to recall, PM Modi is the third most followed world leader on Twitter after Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump, as per Burson Marsteller's Twiplomacy study 2017.

Author: 0 Man United 'not aware' of £60m Real Madrid offer for De Gea

These transfer rumors include the transfer mix-up that occurred two summers ago, where Real Madrid reportedly filed the transfer paperwork too late. With UEFA Champions League football on tap for the 2017-18 season, one might assume that United will comfortably hold onto the 26-year-old with relative ease this summer.

Arts&Culture NBC's Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview for newsmagazine
Author: 0 NBC's Megyn Kelly lands Putin interview for newsmagazine

In April, the New York Post's Page Six reported that NBC News chairman Andy Lack had traveled to Russian Federation in an attempt to score the high-profile interview with Putin, though early reports suggested the interview could go to another NBC personality like Lester Holt or Matt Lauer .

Author: 0 Warriors defeat Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

One point of emphasis from Cavs coach Tyronn Lue after reviewing the tape that showed Cleveland becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to fail to record a steal on the defensive end in a Finals game , was to up the physicality to disrupt the Warriors' potent offense.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital

Never seen Jaden so happy! This Sunday we will be broadcasting the One Love Manchester concert live from the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester . All net ticket proceeds from the concert will go toward the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund" set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross .

Arts&Culture Alien: Covenant bumps Guardians sequel to land USA box office title
Author: 0 Alien: Covenant bumps Guardians sequel to land USA box office title

The performance of Alien: Covenant has to be viewed as somewhat disappointing, as the movie was projected for $40 million to $50 million before the weekend started. " Everything, Everything ", an low-cost young-adult romance from Time Warner Inc .'s TWX, +0.64% Warner Bros . and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, opened to a fine $12 million in third place.

Arts&Culture Amid Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks
Author: 0 Amid Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump walk together during the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy on Saturday, May 27, 2017. And in absence of any global climate control framework, the earth may warm up to 5 C or more, a Time report said quoting co-director of the MIT program John Reilly.

Author: 0 I love Priyanka Chopra, says Dwayne Johnson

Priyanka plays the antagonist Victoria Leeds, who owns a beachside. Priyanka revealed that "Hail Mary" is her all-time favourite song from Tupac and she was asked "If you could ask Tupac one question what would it be". Hollywood's two most awaited movies, Baywatch and Wonder Woman released on Friday along with Bollywood releases like Konkona Sharma's directorial debut, A Death In The Gunj and Manisha Koirala's comeback film, Dear Maya.

Arts&Culture Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?
Author: 0 Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?

Her Labour rival Mr Corbyn was heckled as he refused to say whether he would launch a retaliatory nuclear strike and denied supporting terrorism. The Labour leader said it was "staggering" that pensioners had not been told at what level social care costs would be capped or how many elderly people would lose the winter fuel payment, worth up to £300.

Arts&Culture Countries Doing the Most to Fight Climate Change
Author: 0 Countries Doing the Most to Fight Climate Change

Bloomberg, a United Nations climate change envoy, is openly defying Trump's decision - and he is not alone. On Thursday, the governors of California, New York and Washington agreed to establish the US Climate Alliance, which would bring together states that support the Paris deal.

Arts&Culture Ariana Grande flies in for Manchester benefit concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande flies in for Manchester benefit concert

We're calling it now, we think the " One Love Manchester " event is going to be a smash success ! Ticketmaster bosses have asked for patience as they try and resolve issues with getting One Love tickets to the concert goers who attended the original Ariana Grande concert.

Arts&Culture The New Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer is Here Feat. Iron Man
Author: 0 The New Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer is Here Feat. Iron Man

As for Spider-Man, the worldwide trailer starts off with a terrific throwback to Spider-Man's MCU debut in Captain America: Civil War . There's more comedy, more gadgets - with the reveal of the Spidey parachute - and more of him getting on with being the Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man we've all come to love.

Arts&Culture Ellen DeGeneres Lands New Netflix Stand Up Special
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres Lands New Netflix Stand Up Special

The show for the streaming giant will be her first special for 15 years, during which time she has been concentrating on her daily talk show. Although she is entertaining viewers every day with her own form of comedy, a stand-up special is a different beast entirely.

Arts&Culture Kendall Jenner Is Rocking '90s Fanny Packs
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner Is Rocking '90s Fanny Packs

Earlier in the season, Kris announced that she was "done" with Caitlyn . "It's insane, Mom", adds Kendall, slamming the table in frustration. Though Kendall clearly empathizes with her mom, she goes on to suggest that Caitlyn wasn't intentionally "lying" in regards to what she wrote about Kris .

Arts&Culture This time, LeBron isn't likely to get the best of Durant
Author: 0 This time, LeBron isn't likely to get the best of Durant

They scored 21 points off 20 Cavaliers turnovers while making only four giveaways, tying the fewest by any team in any NBA Finals game . The real difference between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers was Kevin Durant , who was exceptional on defense while being unstoppable of offense.

Arts&Culture Facebook to launch messaging app for teens
Author: 0 Facebook to launch messaging app for teens

Another command states, "Your child uses the Talk app to chat with you in Messenger". The report stated that the code contains references to parental control features, allowing parents to choose who their child may speak to in the app. Messenger, which has 1.2 billion monthly active users around the world, is reportedly not making an impact with teens despite adding mobile games and augmented reality features similar to Snapchat .

Author: 0 Americans to Congress: Don't touch Medicaid funding

In a mirror image of the PPACA's standing with the public, more than two-thirds of Republicans said they supported their party's health plan, while more Democrats (78%) favored the PPACA. Thirty-five percent it fulfilled none of his promises, while 40 percent said the bill fulfills some Trump promises. The bill would accomplish a long-running goal of replacing former President Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act , known as Obamacare.

Author: 0 Military rejects IS claim of Manila attack

The SITE Intelligence Group, a USA terrorism monitor, said an Islamic State group-linked Filipino operative who provides daily updates on the clashes in Marawi claimed IS "lone wolf soldiers" were responsible for the attack. It was only later that the emergency services revealed that they had found about 30 bodies on the third floor of the complex, including the Taiwanese victims, reports said.

Author: 0 Little Mix and Robbie Williams join Ariana Grande 'One Love Manchester' lineup!

It has been announced that the artists joining American singer Ariana Grande on stage for a benefit concert in Manchester this weekend include Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay , and Justin Bieber . Another 35,000 tickets on sale to the general public for the event sold out in 20 minutes. Ticketmaster tweeted on Thursday afternoon they were working to cancel the tickets of those trying to resell.

Arts&Culture Timothy Loehmann, officer who killed Tamir Rice, fired from Cleveland Police Department
Author: 0 Timothy Loehmann, officer who killed Tamir Rice, fired from Cleveland Police Department

Garmback was driving the cruiser that skidded to a stop near Rice, before Loehmann jumped out and opened fire on the 12-year-old in less than two seconds. Garmback, meanwhile, was suspended for 10 days without pay for use of improper tactics while driving to the scene. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson offered condolences to Rice's family , and said Tuesday's announcements followed an "extensive process".

Arts&Culture Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar's Revenge (3 out of 5)
Author: 0 Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar's Revenge (3 out of 5)

Shanghai: Star of the movies, such as Troy, Pirates of the Caribbean and more, Orlando Bloom has strikingly not worked in a superhero film. The directors of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales have opened about the film's top-secret Paul McCartney cameo.

Arts&Culture Dwayne Johnson being eyed by Universal for Wolfman role in Dark Universe
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson being eyed by Universal for Wolfman role in Dark Universe

As of now, the only two films on the docket are The Mummy (starring Cruise, Boutella, and Crowe) which releases on June 9, 2017, and Bride of Frankenstein (Starring Depp and Bardem) which will be released in 2019. Regarding the Dark Universe or Justice League Dark movie, it recently lost director Doug Liman and is rumored to possibly now have It director Andy Muschiett as the helmer.

Arts&Culture Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany
Author: 0 Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

In keeping with his nationalist economic agenda, he hit out in particular at Germany's substantial trade surplus with the USA, threatening to introduce customs duties in retaliation.Still, it would be unlike Merkel just to give up on dealing with Trump, Tempel said.

Author: 0 'Greatest Show on Earth' Goes Out With a Whimper

On those service cars, these people live a life outside and away from the controversies that have surrounded their show over the last several years. Animal trainers Hans and Mary Klose pose with their animals for a portrait before taking part in the last weekend of the Ringling Bros.

Arts&Culture Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

He had to be woken up, documents show, and the vehicle was running with the brake lights illuminated and the right blinker flashing. When Jupiter police officers who found him sleeping in his auto woke him up and spoke with him, his speech was "extremely slow, sluggish and very slurred".

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs

It wasn't bad enough that the Golden State Warriors overwhelmed defending champions Cleveland Cavaliers in winning yesterday morning's (Singapore time ) NBA Finals opener 113-91. And then this - Cleveland had nine fast-break points. He and Stephen Curry helped continue the evolution of the game into one of free-flowing offence and frequent three-point shooing, and they were correctly heralded as the wave of the future.

Arts&Culture Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez celebrate 'World of Dance' premiere
Author: 0 Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez celebrate 'World of Dance' premiere

Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez , Jenna Dewan Tatum and Derek Hough have teamed up for NBC's new reality TV program " World of Dance ", which premiered Tuesday night on the peacock network. According to Ne-Yo, it's the caliber of talent. Being a coach, and being a mentor, and being a teacher - essentially what you're doing is analyzing and trying to make something better, and you're giving critiques, and comments, and encouragement.

Arts&Culture Local residents react to passing of Gregg Allman
Author: 0 Local residents react to passing of Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman , a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way. Allman died in his Savannah home from complications from liver cancer. "[Gregg] was always so say that the vision for the music for The Allman Brothers came from his brother", Light says. "It took sitting down in the room and seeing the caliber of those players, and the chemistry between them, for him to see what Duane was talking about".

Arts&Culture Coronation Street's Lucy Fallon moved to tears by sexual exploitation victims' praise
Author: 0 Coronation Street's Lucy Fallon moved to tears by sexual exploitation victims' praise

And while yesterday's episode did feature a particularly disturbing allusion to gang rape, it was shown after the 9pm watershed, to make way for Britain's Got Talent . "It is important that we see Bethany being active in saving herself rather than just being pulled out of the situation". Kate echoes the sentiments of a number of viewers who have praised Lucy Fallon's portrayal of the troubled teen, adding: "I definitely want to keep Lucy central to the show as she has shone through this and ...

Author: 0 Meghan Markle attends Pippa Middleton's wedding reception with Prince Harry

Bride Pippa enforced a "no ring, no bring" rule earlier this year, ahead of her wedding to James, which meant that guests could only bring their partners if they were engaged or married. The American actress had to skip the wedding but she attended the reception party as Harry's date. Middleton, 33, came to the church accompanied by her father Michael in a vintage Jaguar convertible.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit airing on Disney channels

The event is set to be huge, with the performers list featuring Ariana Grande , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams , Take That , Niall Horan , Little Mix , Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas .

Author: 0 Steve Trevor was objectified in Wonder Woman and it was pretty awesome

If this woman were running for any office at all, she would have my vote, writes Kurt Loder. For Gadot, the trick to making Wonder Woman work, was more than physical though. Painstakingly deciding to sacrifice her own life for those of her teammates, Diana individually defeats and dispatches Batman , Superman , and the rest of the team so she so that she can fight the evil alone as a Justice League of one, sparing her fiends.

Author: 0 Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener

No matter how many days that you have to prepare, you can't simulate what they have", James said. The Cavaliers' primary challenge was obvious: somehow slowing a team with the greatest assemblage of offensive talent in league history.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr May Coach in Game 2 of the Finals

Durant, seeking his first National Basketball Association crown after leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State last July, hit 14-of-26 from the floor and added eight rebounds and eight assists, his early domination including six first-half dunks, more than in any prior full playoff game .

Arts&Culture 28% GST will ruin regional cinema: Kamal Haasan
Author: 0 28% GST will ruin regional cinema: Kamal Haasan

The chamber said it was wrong to place regional cinema along with national and hollywood cinema at 28 per cent GST. While talking to the press on Friday, Haasan said, "Regional cinema is the strength of Indian cinema. The Film Chamber has represented its case to the Tamil Nadu government and respective state government to take up the issue at the GST Council tomorrow, he said.

Author: 0 Daily chartWho is to blame for the Conservatives' polling slump?

Mr Corbyn faced demands from the audience to say whether he would be ready to use Britain's Trident deterrent. Mr Corbyn faced shouts of "what would you do" when he refused to say whether he would authorise a retaliatory strike if the United Kingdom had already come under nuclear attack.

Arts&Culture Manchester Arena Attack: UK Police Make 7th Arrest in Terror Probe
Author: 0 Manchester Arena Attack: UK Police Make 7th Arrest in Terror Probe

The official, who did not want to be named due to government protocol, said he could not confirm where Abedi arrived from or was traveling to. Yvette Cooper said she was very troubled by the leaks amidst a "live investigation where public safety at risk", while Lilian Greenwood asked, "What is the Government doing with United States counterparts to address these breaches?" "I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if ...

Author: 0 Ananya Vinay Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee, 13th Consecutive Indian-American Winner

About 11 million spellers participated in the competition that kicked off at local levels. " Ananya Vinay takes home the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion title and trophy", it said. Previous year she tied for 172nd place in her first appearance at the Bee. " I knew them all ", she said. On Friday morning, Fresno's Ananya Vinay appeared on just about as many media outlets as her hero, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors .

Arts&Culture 'Star Wars' New Images Include Touching Shot of Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd
Author: 0 'Star Wars' New Images Include Touching Shot of Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd

Because who doesn't like variant covers? Speaking to Vanity Fair , Hidalgo spoke about the iconic chrome captain and why they chose to keep her face a mystery for the first film in the new trilogy. I think we did 27 takes in all, and Carrie leaned into it every time, man. Captain Phasma ( Gwendoline Christie ) is also sporting a staff, a weapon we never saw her wield in The Force Awakens .

Author: 0 Internet can't handle NBC reporter's question to Modi

Megyn Kelly is expected to feature controversial conservative firebrand Alex Jones on her NBC newsmagazine show in the coming weeks. Apparently taken aback, Modi nodded saying "yes". Before dinner, had a brief interaction with noted journalist & commentator @megynkelly , moderator of tomorrow's session at the @SPIEF . "This is the first time (Putin is) actually taking questions from an American journalist since the special counsel was appointed in the United States to look into ...

Author: 0 World leaders condemn Trump over climate accord

The Titanic star has slammed Trump in a long Facebook post , criticising his " discouraging " decision to withdraw the United States from participating in the Paris climate accord . Four of the five largest coal producer companies in the United States supported Trump's move, citing their belief that remaining in the Paris Agreement would have impacted the USA economy negatively.

Author: 0 Images of Manchester bomb released

A grieving country ground to a halt for a minute's silence at 11:00 am local time (1000 GMT) to remember the dead, innocent victims of the latest Islamic State-claimed atrocity to hit Europe. With Britain's terrorism threat level at "critical", meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are working around the clock to try to deter another atrocity.

Author: 0 Trump delays law requiring US to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Trump had been up against a Thursday deadline to either certify the USA had opened an embassy in Jerusalem or see the State Department lose half its funding for overseas facilities. He was in the process of negotiating peace with the Palestinians, who also had political claims to Jerusalem. "When Trump comes here, he goes to Jerusalem, not Tel Aviv".

Arts&Culture European Union on Trump's Paris withdrawal: 'Sad day for the global community'
Author: 0 European Union on Trump's Paris withdrawal: 'Sad day for the global community'

A spokeswoman for the Chinese foreign ministry, Hua Chunying, said China was ready to take a leading role in the fight against climate change. Christiana Figueres, who served as the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change during the Paris process, said she was "quite happy" about the global reaction to the USA move.

Author: 0 Trump talks to key world leaders on Paris treaty decision

Many leaders around the world are unhappy at Trump's decision. Switching to English, Macron threw one of Trump's campaign slogans back at him, saying: "We all share the same responsibility to make our planet great again". Australia remains committed to the Paris Agreement and its own promises to cut emissions, he said. China is the world's biggest polluter, but now its state-owned tabloid is calling the US withdrawal "reckless" and said America's "selfishness and irresponsibility" would ...

Author: 0 Captain Underpants Author Writes in Japanese Caves

Kids will love this movie, and it will be a great time for the family overall . "I just decided, 'Yeah, you might have some people out there who don't like it but you've got 80 million people who do.' I'd rather focus on those". They're friendly to other kids and they even do a good deed for Principal Krupp, once he's himself again. "I think the biggest reason for that happiness is I put blood sweat and tears into my craft", he said.

Author: 0 Jason Whitlock Has Puzzling Take On LeBron James And Racism

James' home in Los Angeles was vandalized with a racial slur written in graffiti. Like Whitlock, Sharpe also has wealth, but he believes that doesn't save him from enduring racism. "LeBron needs to quit embracing his victimhood because he's not a victim and it's a bad message for black people", said Whitlock. Many of those people want their opinions to be heard.