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Author: 0 Wonder Woman lassos $11 million at Thursday night box office

Visually, Wonder Woman is one of the most exciting and unique heroes we've seen on the big screen to date and the way she takes down those in her path is a truly epic sight to behold. The fans can ignore the not so satisfying ending and appreciate the inspiring character of Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman . I'm all for Gal Gadot showing up as Wonder Woman as many times as Hugh Jackman did as Wolverine.

Arts&Culture Did 'The Mummy' Introduce Van Helsing To The Dark Universe?
Author: 0 Did 'The Mummy' Introduce Van Helsing To The Dark Universe?

For the second week in a row, " Wonder Woman " has the US box office all tied up. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise-starring "The Mummy " had a rather slow start as it only gained an estimated $32.2 million domestically . At first, the movie was tracking for a $40 million domestic opening , which was later lowered to $35 million. Overseas, " The Mummy " debuted to $141.8 million, bringing its worldwide opening to $174 million.

Author: 0 Things to know about Jeff Sessions on eve of Senate hearing

Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Kamala Harris, who asked if Sessions reviewed any documents related to the investigation before or after recusing himself (Comey answered that he didn't know) and whether he put a mechanism or process in place to ensure he would not have any contact with the investigation ...

Arts&Culture Elle Macpherson and billionaire husband Jeff Soffer 'split' after four-year marriage
Author: 0 Elle Macpherson and billionaire husband Jeff Soffer 'split' after four-year marriage

They broke up in March 2012, but after Soffer had a life-changing helicopter accident, they made a decision to reconcile in November of that year. Soffer is the son of Donald Soffer, a Florida real estate developer worth $4,2 billion. Former supermodel Elle Macpherson has reportedly split from her husband of four years, billionaire Jeff Soffer . Elle has two children with her ex-fiancé Arpad Busson .

Author: 0 Camille Cosby Joins Bill Cosby In Court For First Time

It was read to them by the judge. Constand chose to return to court for closing arguments Monday after giving more than seven hours of testimony. Following six days of testimony, the jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial began formal deliberations Monday in Norristown, PA, to determine the comedian's fate.

Author: 0 Holy Space Monkey! Ubisoft Has Revealed Beyond Good And Evil 2

This year, that all changed, and I almost burst into tears. After nearly 15 years, the game is finally coming. You will fight for freedom, with a crew of unforgettable characters. What do you think of the title, and do you think it could make it to the Switch? Knox is our inspiration for the program... It's set in System 3, a distant galaxy where corporations create and enslave animal-hybrids.

Author: 0 Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller, Friend Says

He added , "I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". "Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause and I am required to put that cause in writing". Shaheen said she has many questions about the federal investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russia, including about Sessions' contacts with the Russian ambassador.

Arts&Culture Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
Author: 0 Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

That was improper, said the federal judges in California, because the order could actually be dismissed on a statutory rather than a constitutional basis. "Indeed, the president recently confirmed his assessment that it is the " countries " that are inherently risky, rather than the 180 million individual nationals of those countries who are barred from entry under the president's 'travel ban , '" the judges wrote.

Arts&Culture Sponsors pull support of play featuring Trump-like Caesar
Author: 0 Sponsors pull support of play featuring Trump-like Caesar

He said neither Shakespeare nor the non-profit Public Theatre could "possibly advocate violence as a solution to political problems, and certainly not assassination ". The theatre said it was "proud" to be telling Shakespeare's play - which was first staged almost 420 years ago - in Central Park again. Or before making the argument "well if this was Obama" had Googled " Obama Julius Caesar ".

Author: 0 Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Comey suggested in his high-profile Senate testimony last week that any recordings would back up his account over the president's, adding, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". "That's not leaking", Comey Sr. told The Record . The New York Democrat added that the Senate would also consult with special counsel Robert Mueller, who has taken the lead on a wide-ranging investigation into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

Arts&Culture Porsche 911 GT2 RS unexpectedly breaks cover at E3
Author: 0 Porsche 911 GT2 RS unexpectedly breaks cover at E3

Now they've sussed it, Forza Motorsport 7's artists have turned their attention to making the cars as filthy as possible. The E3 reveal was the first time that the Porsche 911 GT2 RS was shown in public. Expect details for the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS to be officially announced by the automaker in the near future. Not that there's much sensible about that, if a recent run in the previous 997 GT2 RS at Knockhill was anything to go by.

Author: 0 Nintendo might have some indie games to show at their E3 showcase

Previous year they basically brought one game - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - and still managed to steal the show. We might also get to see Fire Emblem on the Nintendo Switch for the first time, or perhaps we'll see more of Ultra Sun and Moon that were recently revealed for the Nintendo 3DS.

Arts&Culture Cosby's accuser present as comedian's trial continues
Author: 0 Cosby's accuser present as comedian's trial continues

Andrea Constand told jurors Cosby had earned her trust for more than a year before drugging and assaulting her in his Philadelphia mansion in 2004 . Agrusa noted that Constand and Cosby exchanged numerous gifts, and that the comedian gave her cashmere sweaters, perfume and a $225 hair dryer. Agrusa also attempted to portray earlier encounters between Constand and Cosby as romantic, including a private dinner on his couch in front of a fire, with incense burning in the room.

Arts&Culture Ice Cube gets Hollywood star, thanks all 'who helped me get here'
Author: 0 Ice Cube gets Hollywood star, thanks all 'who helped me get here'

On Monday, the hip-hop legend cemented his place in fame when he received his Hollywood Walk of Fame star, putting him alongside such stars as Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and Pharrell Williams. Since then, he's accumulated an impressive resume not just in the music business with both his N.W.A work and his solo offerings, but also into other media circles, starring in classic films such as Boyz N The Hood and Friday .

Arts&Culture Elsa, Anna & Olaf Are Back In Trailer For 'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Featurette
Author: 0 Elsa, Anna & Olaf Are Back In Trailer For 'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Featurette

Earning more than $1.27 billion globally, the film won two Academy Awards® (best animated film and best original song with "Let It Go") and a Golden Globe® (best animated feature film). The trailer even offers a brief taste at those songs, with small clips from the new musical number, "When We're Together", placed intermittently throughout, which Lasseter promises " just brings tears to your eyes ".

Arts&Culture Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Diana to America
Author: 0 Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Diana to America

Posting an article from the associated press announcing the North American debut of the female-led superhero film reaching $100.5 million in the box office , Evans gave a warm and explosive congrats to Wonder Woman . Wonder Woman begins on Diana Prince's home island of Themyscira and later moves to a Europe torn apart by World War I. For the sequel, Jenkins wants to bring the superhero across the pond.

Author: 0 Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

His comments came just days after explosive comments by ousted FBI director James Comey to the same committee, suggesting that Trump sought to interfere with the investigation. But also - I mean, Robert Mueller , there are some real conflicts. Trump's recent, abrupt dismissal of Comey generated accusations of obstruction of justice and led to Mueller's appointment.

Arts&Culture Confirmed: Deepika Padukone to return in xXx 4 opposite Vin Diesel
Author: 0 Confirmed: Deepika Padukone to return in xXx 4 opposite Vin Diesel

Throughout the film, Deepika was mainly just speaking lines like a kindergartner forced to recite a poem in front of the class which made it very hard to wish to see more of her. In the film, she will share the silver screen once again with her Piku co-star Irrfan Khan. Hopefully, Deepika Padukone's character in the sequel will have more to do than to be just another side character that is only useful when the plot demands.

Arts&Culture Ariana Grande resumes her tour in Paris
Author: 0 Ariana Grande resumes her tour in Paris

Meanwhile, a video of " One Love Manchester " concertgoers singing inside a packed tram is now going viral. The US star returned to the United Kingdom earlier this week and has brought back celebrities including Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry for the charity gig.

Author: 0 Trump Friend Says President Weighing Firing Counsel Probing Russia Ties

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "Chris speaks for himself". Ruddy also questioned the legitimacy of appointing a special prosecutor, noting that no evidence of a crime or even an allegation of wrongdoing has been made against the president or White House staff.

Author: 0 The Inpatient is a VR Prequel to Until Dawn

Star Child is a new title from VR developer Playful, the studio that made Lucky's Tale (2016 ). It will be interesting to see more from the futuristic side-scroller, as typical VR games tend to stick to a first-person perspective. Additionally, you can speak aloud, and NPCs will react. The Inpatient makes use of virtual reality's expanded sense of immersion to feature psychological horror and a feeling of isolation and fear like it has never been experienced before.

Arts&Culture Here's why Amitabh Bachchan annoyed with Sonam Kapoor
Author: 0 Here's why Amitabh Bachchan annoyed with Sonam Kapoor

When Sonam Kapoor recently took to Twitter to thank Suniel Shetty for birthday greetings, she didn't anticipate Amitabh Bachchan to chime in with a reminder. "I got @ juniorbachchan message.i am so so sorry". She took to her Instagram and posted three videos wherein she is seen cutting cakes and twirling with happiness.

Author: 0 At Trump's Cabinet meeting, flattery is flavour of the day

And White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said, "We thank you for the opportunity and the blessing that you've given us to serve your agenda and the American people". Agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue , noting the comments from other officials who said they had recently been overseas, noted wryly: "While we are bragging about global travel I just got back from MS and they like you there".

Author: 0 Shaken it off! Taylor Swift ends Spotify spat

They will include the Grammy-winning "1989", according to a statement from Taylor Nation , her official Instagram fan account. "We can confirm that Taylor Swift's entire back catalogue is now available on Spotify for her millions of fans to enjoy", said Spotify.

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Still Not Signed On For Wonder Woman Sequel

Baroness Paula von Gunther was created by William Moulton Marston as the first recurring enemy of Wonder Woman . Cast members Gal Gadot and Chris Pine pose at the premiere of Wonder Woman in Los Angeles. This rejection of a sexist society that the original authors wrote into the comics set the stage for the Wonder Woman that we are seeing today in 2017.

Arts&Culture Julia Stiles is pregnant with her first child: See her growing bump!
Author: 0 Julia Stiles is pregnant with her first child: See her growing bump!

The actress showed off her figure in a pretty floral dress as she stopped by ITV's This Morning, where hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield congratulated the star on her exciting news. Riviera star Julia said at the time: "That's where we got engaged ". "We are slowly planning our wedding". I'm still trying to understand what it means to "radically", - said the actress in interview edition People Auguste 2016.

Arts&Culture Hart likely to miss out for England in France
Author: 0 Hart likely to miss out for England in France

A tense Group F encounter burst into life in the closing stages as Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks to put Scotland into a 2-1 lead after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring. Wayne Rooney was England's captain when he held a regular place in the team and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill skippered the side for England's March friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

Arts&Culture Trump calls Comey
Author: 0 Trump calls Comey "cowardly" as more questions on Russian Federation loom in Congress

Trump was again taking aim at Comey, labeling him "cowardly" for leaking material to the press after he was booted from the FBI. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of both the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, has said Sessions should answer questions about his January testimony.Intelligence Committee members will also likely ask Sessions about a possible third undisclosed meeting with Kislyak that is now under investigation, according to media reports.Sessions, an ...

Author: 0 'The Mummy' dominates in its debut weekend

What should Dwayne Johnson do next? The Tom Cruise-starringreboot seemingly unravelled domestically, managing just $32.2 million in its opening weekend - lower than any of the four Mummy films in the most recent franchise. But critics slammed the film , directed by Alex Kurtzman; it has a dismal 17 percent "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Have some fun, see a movie this weekend.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman stays atop box office, The Mummy is crushed

What we feel is it is the collective might of Tom Cruise, who is still very popular in India and the recall value of the Mummy franchise which made India put up some of the best numbers for the film. In only its second week of release, the super heroine film Wonder Woman has crossed the $200 million mark earning $57.2 million over the weekend, easily besting the Tom Cruise-led monster-film The Mummy , which brought in a not-too-shabby $32.2 million.

Arts&Culture Main aur mera matin: Salman Khan shares still from Tubelight
Author: 0 Main aur mera matin: Salman Khan shares still from Tubelight

Comedians Sunil Grover , Ali Asgar , Sugandha Mishra and the TV actress Mouni Roy were there with the Tubelight actor to shoot the promotional episode. As she turned back, she bumped into Salman Khan who was right there. Mouni Roy's "oops" moment with Salman Khan. This obviously left the lady embarrassed and Salman couldn't help himself laughing! I was also intrigued, in the video, watching a couple of scenes, where Salman is being seen training with other soldiers in the ...

Author: 0 Cosby's accuser denies they were romantically involved

She was testifying as of Wednesday afternoon. I can barely remember driving down to Pennsylvania last Sunday. The entertainer's lawyer, Angela Agrusa , peppered Andrea Constand with questions about an earlier night when Constand was on the bed at Cosby's hotel room at Foxwoods Resort Casino in CT, as well as an earlier dinner at Cosby's home that involved alcohol and a lit fireplace.

Author: 0 Chinese Box Office The Mummy and Wonder Woman

Even though the film has officially bombed at the domestic box office, it has soared overseas and pushed the box office returns well over its production budget. In the US The Mummy came 2nd place behind Warner Bros.', a unit of Time Warner (NYSE: TWX ) hit Wonder Woman , which took $57.2-M at the NA box office from 4,165 theaters, passing the $200-M mark domestically Sunday, its 10th day in release.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry says Taylor Swift tried to 'assassinate her character'
Author: 0 Katy Perry says Taylor Swift tried to 'assassinate her character'

Either way, Spotify is the cheapest way that users can listen to music in a legal manner. Fast forward to today, and it seems like Spotify and other music streaming services are here to stay. Will Swift's return to Spotify, etc, hurt Perry's Witness? The Katy Perry/Taylor Swift feud continues this week, with news that Swift has chose to make her entire back catalogue available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Tidal and other platforms - on the same day of Perry's ...

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

Comey added fuel to speculation about Sessions' own ties to Russian Federation and the extent of the FBI's interest, which informed their discussion before Sessions recused, or disqualified himself, from investigations into Trump's campaign.

Arts&Culture How Wonder Woman Lassoed Its Skeptics Into a $223 Million Fan Club
Author: 0 How Wonder Woman Lassoed Its Skeptics Into a $223 Million Fan Club

In USA, Wonder Woman collected $100.5 million over the weekend , which is the " best domestic opening for a female director", reports news agency AFP. "Globally this property has just resonated with fans", said Warner Bros. distribution chief Jeff Goldstein. As far as other characters are concerned, making the story set in present day opens up the possibility of a few cameos from other DC characters (even if Wonder Woman only bothers with a single, subtle Justice League Easter egg ).

Author: 0 The Mummy 2017 is the Opposite of Wonder Woman

Its second week drop was much smaller than previous films in the DC Extended Universe. Wonder Woman will also make more during its second frame than did both " Suicide Squad " and " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ", despite those films having larger opening weekends than " Wonder Woman " ($133.7 million for " Suicide Squad " and $166 million for " Batman v Superman ").

Author: 0 Katy Perry apologises for 'cultural appropriation'

As a sidebar, Corden also recently asked Perry to extrapolate on her simmering feud with Taylor Swift . "I'm ashamed because of course Katy Perry is so strong, but it's hard because I feel ashamed that I would even have those thoughts and feel that low or that depressed", said Katy Perry , the most followed person on Twitter with almost 100 million followers.

Arts&Culture Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Some senators on the committee are concerned that the attorney general is trying to avoid public testimony, CNN reported Sunday night. On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice.

Arts&Culture Jeff Sessions wants his testimony on Tuesday open to public
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions wants his testimony on Tuesday open to public

The committee said Monday that Mr. Sessions would appear before it at 2:30 p.m.in an open session. The senator would not comment on reports that Comey told the Intelligence Committee, during a closed session following his public testimony last Thursday that Sessions may have had a third meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 election.

Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

Plus, " Spider Man " doesn't hit theaters until July. Universal got a good scare over the weekend when the Mummy reboot, starring Tom Cruise , opened to just $32.2 million to place No. That includes the "Scorpion King," which starred a fresh off-the-WWE-mat Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Box-office analysts agree The Mummy doesn't spell an early grave for the fledgling franchise.

Arts&Culture United States federal court rules against Trumps revised travel ban
Author: 0 United States federal court rules against Trumps revised travel ban

He was reacting to the yesterday's ruling by a three- judge bench of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit against the revised travel ban. Hawaii's lawyers said that Trump has made "a series of barely veiled statements linking the orders to his promised Muslim ban". Sessions also referred to "recent attacks" that confirm threats to the USA are "immediate and real" in his statement.

Author: 0 LGBTQ pride month rally at City Hall

All you have to do is go like the LGBTQ@Facebook page and the reaction will then show up as an option on all posts. Still, regardless of what you think of the pride button, I think we can all agree that as long as we have it, we may as well use it to troll the shit out of Australian Conservatives Senator Cory Bernardi.

Author: 0 Director Patty Jenkins holds all the leverage in 'Wonder Woman 2' negotiations

Well, it's official: Wonder Woman is a certified HIT. Though Gal Gadot is locked in for another Wonder Woman movie, Patty Jenkins has not yet officially been signed for the Wonder Woman sequel . Pair her superhuman qualities with her human ones, and you get the reason why we take an interest in her. Director Patty Jenkins echoed Roven's sentiments and called every day of filming a "hilarious gauntlet", to which Gadot never said no.

Author: 0 Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial

The drug was created as a sleep aid, said Timothy Rohrig, and is still available with a prescription in some countries. Prosecutors have rested their case against Bill Cosby on the fifth day of his sexual-assault trial. But defense lawyer Brian J. McMonagle challenged Valliere on two fronts - a 2016 Facebook post in which she appeared to cheer on prosecutors' case against Cosby, and her testimony Friday, which he said veered too close to her giving an opinion directly on Cosby's guilt or ...