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Author: 0 Does Wonder Woman give women enough to cheer?

It's just a generally good movie and Patty Jenkins has a lot to bargain with. And she's already been talking a great deal about what she wants to do with the Wonder Woman sequel and how excited she is to do one. What's it like to audition to play Wonder Woman in her first ever stand-alone film? Wonder Woman is the first female superhero to be given the "big screen treatment" in the modern superhero era and according to Warner Bros "is the flawless movie to bring us into summer".

Author: 0 Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

There have been demands for answers as to how the blaze was able to engulf the 24-storey building, trapping many on the upper floors, along with complaints that not enough was being done to provide assistance for people left homeless or information about those still missing.

Arts&Culture Dear Evan Hansen wins best musical at 2017 Tony Awards
Author: 0 Dear Evan Hansen wins best musical at 2017 Tony Awards

So, when he won the Tony Award Sunday night for best actor in a musical , he urged young people not to give up the qualities that make them special. Stephen Colbert couldn't resist bashing President Donald Trump at the 71st Annual Tony Awards Sunday night while presenting the award for Best Revival of a Musical.

Arts&Culture 30 killed, dozens missing, more feared dead in London tower block fire
Author: 0 30 killed, dozens missing, more feared dead in London tower block fire

May also ordered a full public investigation into the fire on Thursday to determine the exact cause of the fire, though there is no indication it was started deliberately at the origin of the fire at this time , authorities said. "We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that have been committed, that's why you do an investigation, to establish it", he said.

Arts&Culture Minn. officer in Philando Castile shooting acquitted
Author: 0 Minn. officer in Philando Castile shooting acquitted

Prosecutors, however, said Castile had a permit for his weapon and was not a threat. At one of these protests taking place a day after Castile was shot, a lone attacker in Dallas opened fire on police officers, killing five and wounding several others in the deadliest single day for law enforcement since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Author: 0 Trump Announces Cancellation of Obama's 'Completely One-Sided Deal' With Cuba

Trump's speech to cheer a sector of the Cuban-American community that, according to several surveys, does not represent either the Cuban citizens or the Cubans residing in the United States . "Nearly all of the Cubans we spoke with seemed excited about the future", Weisberg said. Donald Trump is really just chipping away at Barack Obama's presidential legacy.

Arts&Culture Coroner Releases Results Of Carrie Fisher Death Inquiry
Author: 0 Coroner Releases Results Of Carrie Fisher Death Inquiry

Carrie Fisher (right) with her mother and fellow actor, Debbie Reynolds , in February 1972. Another factor contributing to her death was the build-up of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the coroner reportedly found. Fisher wrote extensively about her drug use and battle with mental illness from a young age. Reynolds died the following day. Fisher, who had written and spoken openly about her struggles in the movie business, was considered Hollywood royalty.

Arts&Culture Sixers in 'deep' talks about acquiring No. 1 pick from the Celtics
Author: 0 Sixers in 'deep' talks about acquiring No. 1 pick from the Celtics

Friday evening on ESPN , NBA beat writer Zach Lowe clarified the potential deal, which would include just one future first rounder and indicated the trade is indeed close to happening. 3 and let Ben Simmons play the point. Pre-draft workouts are not only serious for Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka, but also for the players who are trying to impress them.

Author: 0 Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), who visited Scalise in the hospital Thursday, said that on a recent foreign trip he and Scalise took, 90 percent of their conversations were about the game. About 20,000 people turned out for Thursday night's game, raising more than $1 million for the Washington Literacy Center, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington , the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and The Capitol Police Memorial Fund.

Author: 0 Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

All three members of the House whose names were reported by The Daily Caller are members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. Fox News reported that GOP Reps. House of Representatives, had a capitol police detail with him at the practice. The list found in the shooter's pocket included Brooks, South Carolina Rep.

Arts&Culture Bruce Springsteen On Broadway? The Boss Eyes Intimate Residency
Author: 0 Bruce Springsteen On Broadway? The Boss Eyes Intimate Residency

He will likely play five shows a week beginning in November. Jujamcyn Theaters, which owns the Kerr, gave him a sweetheart deal he couldn't refuse: no rent for the eight weeks. There's no word as to whether Bruce will perform solo or with the E Street Band. The Boss will do a scaled-down version of the set he usually performs on the road.

Author: 0 Launch-criminal-probe-into-Grenfell-Tower-fire

May, already under pressure after a botched snap election, is facing widespread criticism for her response to the blaze. Elcock, who has lived Grenfell Tower for more than 20 years, said she phoned for help "almost 100 times ". The tragedy has prompted a review of conditions and safety precautions at other large buildings in England, Miller reports . London Mayor Sadiq Khan also visited the site on Thursday.

Author: 0 May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

Many European Union citizens would like to follow Britain in having a chance to vote on membership of the bloc, although fewer than one in five support leaving it. "It's a unity of goal, having voted to leave the European Union , that their Government gets on with that and makes a success of it, and we are committed to developing a deep and special partnership with the EU".

Arts&Culture Lorde Is a Visionary in the Dark on Melodrama
Author: 0 Lorde Is a Visionary in the Dark on Melodrama

She added, of the negative remarks she saw at the time: 'It rocked my foundations and could have f-ked me, you know? Lorde , whose home-written track " Royals " became a viral global mega-hit in 2014, stayed in New Zealand to write much of the album but moved to NY to record it, spending a year and a half living in the metropolis where she managed to stay mostly anonymous.

Arts&Culture Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar
Author: 0 Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

Amazon agreed to pay $42 a share in cash for the organic-food chain, including debt, a roughly 27% premium to the stock price at Thursday's close. Pressure from activist investors got so high that Mackey told Texas Monthly magazine recently that "they're greedy bastards, and they're putting a bunch of propaganda out there, trying to destroy my reputation and the reputation of Whole Foods , because it's in their self-interest to do so".

Author: 0 Shooting injures 2 girls at school playground in Chicago

The 7-year-old girl was wounded in the thigh and the 13-year-old girl was wounded in the hand, police said. Chicago Public Schools are still in session. Other details weren't immediately released, including whether investigators have any suspects. The shooting happened at around 1:51 p.m.in the 9200 block of S.

Arts&Culture Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'
Author: 0 Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'

It is a bittersweet reunion for Fred, who said at a news conference at the Wyoming High School that his feelings are mixed, with relief that his son is now home but with anger over the brutal treatment received by him in North Korea . Doctors said he had no evidence of broken bones or other physical abuse, and scans of his head and neck looked normal, except for the damage to his brain.

Author: 0 The Mummy bombs in United States, but surges to solid global opening

During its first weekend in theaters, the Tom Cruise monster movie debuted at No. 2, earning a tepid $32 million in North American grosses. That's only a 45% drop from its opening weekend, giving the film an estimated $205 million domestically in two weekends.

Arts&Culture Why Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Supporting Bill Cosby
Author: 0 Why Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Supporting Bill Cosby

The jury has wrapped up a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam has refused to turn her back on Bill Cosby , the man who made her a household name and is, incidentally, now awaiting the verdict of his near career-damaging rape trial.

Arts&Culture Serena Williams, six months pregnant, is back on the tennis court
Author: 0 Serena Williams, six months pregnant, is back on the tennis court

The 38-year-old claims she is scared Richard might harm her and their five-year-old son Dylan and go "scorched Earth" in what is due to be a bitter divorce battle. Serena Williams shows no signs of slowing down as she enters the third-trimester of pregnancy, taking to social media to prove she's still in tip-top shape.

Arts&Culture Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says
Author: 0 Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

Trump began the morning by calling those leading the Justice Department's Russian Federation election meddling probe "very bad and conflicted people", then contended the shooting that also injured several Capitol Police officers, a lobbyist and a congressional aide has "brought some unity to this divided country".

Author: 0 The Mummy fails at the domestic box office, only makes $31.5 million

Despite hard start in North America, Universal's The Mummy opened to an wonderful $52.2 million in China over the weekend, a career-high launch for Tom Cruise in the country. The movie fared far better overseas with a winning $141.8-M from 63 markets, Mr. Cruise's best global opening. But while American audiences have become less likely to rush out to his films , " The Mummy " indicated that he, and big-budget action-adventure films in general, remain particularly popular in East ...

Author: 0 Prudential Plc Has Upped Chevron Corp (CVX) Stake by $28.05 Million

It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. Ipg Investment Advisors Llc decreased Bank Amer Corp Com (BAC) stake by 64.33% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Therefore 35% are positive. TheStreet upgraded Chevron Corporation from a c rating to a b rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 24 with "Hold".

Author: 0 1MDB says not involved in new DoJ suits

In July previous year, DoJ's lawsuits alleged that US$3.5 billion was misappropriated from 1MDB to purchase assets including properties and artwork, according to reports. Apandi said there is now an "ongoing investigation" being conducted by the police concerning 1MDB. "We will be looking into them", Khalid said. "'This suggests a motivation that goes beyond the objective of seizing assets", he said in a statement.

Arts&Culture DJ Khaled Drops 'Wild Thoughts' Video Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller
Author: 0 DJ Khaled Drops 'Wild Thoughts' Video Featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller

Check out Rihanna and DJ Khaled doing their thing in the music video above. Anyway, the best part of this song and video is obviously Rihanna , because Rihanna is always the best part of everything she touches. " Wild Thoughts " first appeared on the Trending 140 chart around 8 a.m. ET Friday morning and reached the top of the chart soon after. She holds things down before Bryson Tiller comes into the mix, putting his unique and uncanny abilities on display.

Author: 0 Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'

Robert Mueller is superb choice to be special counsel. In a Tuesday Senate hearing, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who could be called on to perform the firing, did not promise not to. After news of Ruddy's interview surfaced, Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, tweeted: "If President fired Bob Mueller, Congress would immediately re-establish independent counsel and appoint Bob Mueller".

Arts&Culture 'Wonder Woman' tops box office with over Dollars 100 million
Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' tops box office with over Dollars 100 million

Wonder Woman has enjoyed a superpowered start at the box office, smashing the record for the largest United States opening weekend ever from a female director. and DreamWorks Animation owner Comcast Corp. Wonder Woman cost $149 million to make, not including marketing costs, while estimates for weekend sales ranged from $89 million at Box Office Mojo to $111 million at BoxOfficePro.com.

Arts&Culture How to score a free donut on National Donut Day
Author: 0 How to score a free donut on National Donut Day

It's National Donut Day and local groups are making sure rescue workers in the F-M area know how much they are appreciated. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be offering a free doughnut - any doughnut - all day long. Instead of getting just one free doughnut in honor of the holiday, Entenmann's is giving its customers the chance to win free doughnuts for an entire year.

Arts&Culture Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West
Author: 0 Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

Burt Ward who played Robin in the TV series flipped the switch on the signal after addressing the crowd. The iconic circle of light with a bat-shaped silhouette glowed on the City Hall tower. In the wake of West's death, DC Comics paid tribute to the actor, saying his portrayal of the heroic character on screen would forever be associated with Batman and his billionaire alter ego Bruce Wayne.

Arts&Culture Haseena Parkar teaser out: Shraddha Kapoor's film looks like typical gangster fare
Author: 0 Haseena Parkar teaser out: Shraddha Kapoor's film looks like typical gangster fare

Alas, we only see her and rarely hear her in the teaser. Shraddha's film Haseena Parkar was initially going to release on July 14 alongside Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor starrer Jagga Jasoos . However, the mannerisms of Siddhant don't come close to Dawood and one can be put off right at the start of the teaser. Shraddha, recently tweeted the teaser of her film and it took everyone by surprise.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

At the end of the attorney general's testimony, Mr Burr, the committee chairman, listed topics that he said Mr Sessions "helped us to clear up". For Democrats, Sessions was a hostile witness in an ongoing investigation, accused of "stonewalling" without any legal basis after he kept refusing to answer questions about his exchanges with the president, in the words of Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.

Author: 0 Russian FM can't confirm IS leader's death

The Defense Ministry in Russian Federation revealed on Friday morning that Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is one of the casualties in an airstrike that also killed as many as 330 other ISIS fighters. US officials said they could not immediately say whether the Russian strike had killed Baghdadi. It did not elaborate at the time. Al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in Syria and Iraq in June 2014 days after his fighters captured Mosul , the largest city they ever held.

Arts&Culture Emmy Rossum Opens Up About One Of Her Weirdest Auditions
Author: 0 Emmy Rossum Opens Up About One Of Her Weirdest Auditions

It's unclear which movie Rossum was referring to, and the Daily News has reached out to her agent for further clarification. The roundtable - including actress Minnie Driver , Kathryn Hahn and Issa Rae - all stood by Rossum . Asked about the dispute, Macy remarked, "It's about f**king time, don't you think?" "I'll tell you the person who supported me the most was William H.

Author: 0 How Many Americans Are Imprisoned in North Korea?

A pair hugs and cries outside the plane carrying Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, before he is transferred from a transport aircraft to. " We have no certifiable knowledge of the cause or circumstances of his neurological injuries ", Kanter said. Doctors declined to speculate on what may have caused Warmbier's condition and said they would not discuss his prospects or treatment out of respect for ...

Author: 0 An online fundraiser for Reality Winner has netted almost $12000

AUGUSTA , Ga. (AP) — A young woman charged with leaking US government secrets to a reporter poses no flight risk if she's released from pre-trial confinement, her parents said , though they fear prosecutors will seek to use the case to send a tough message from the Trump administration.

Arts&Culture 'Cars 3' tune-up never quite gets into gear
Author: 0 'Cars 3' tune-up never quite gets into gear

Sterling decides that Lightning just can't cut it against the new cars and wants him to retire and just be a brand name. Still, Sterling sets Lightning up with the newfangled racing simulator the next-generation racers are using, along with a perkily patronizing ace trainer, Cruz Ramirez ( Cristela Alonzo ), whose peppy personality masks her regrets that she never took her shot to become a racer herself (that her gender was a roadblock is implied, but for better and worse, the movie ...

Arts&Culture Spotify loss widens ahead of potential stock market listing
Author: 0 Spotify loss widens ahead of potential stock market listing

While Apple has the valuable piece of screen real estate that is the iOS homescreen, Spotify fans tend to be extremely loyal and Apple Music hasn't yet offered those users a compelling reason to make the switch. "Spotify is leading the way in this new era of personalization, and now we can do more than ever to connect brands with their target audiences". The financial filing, which was posted this morning, follows recently inked windowing contracts with Universal Music Group and Merlin, ...

Author: 0 Congressional baseball game goes on in wake of shooting

Officials at the hospital said the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, causing severe bleeding and injuring internal organs. The congressional game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington .

Author: 0 Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

General served as an adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and then served as his National Security Adviser in the White House for less than a month before he was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to Vice President Mike Pence , reports NBC News .

Arts&Culture CBI records Sisodia's statement in 'Talk to AK' scam
Author: 0 CBI records Sisodia's statement in 'Talk to AK' scam

The PE had been registered based on a complaint filed by the Vigilance Department of the Delhi government. The "Talk To AK" campaign was an interactive session of the Delhi chief minister through which people could reach out to the AAP supremo through social media.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

It has been great three-year run, but we feel like we can carry this forward. "I was anxious, I was jittery". "And I know he wants to be here and we want him here". "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added.

Author: 0 A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Like the Congressional Baseball Game, which is being played Thursday night between Democrats and Republicans, the softball game between female members of Congress and the Washington press corps will go on as planned next week. The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and camera from Hodgkinson's van and was examining them for evidence, the statement said. The shooting at a republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia is hitting a southern IL congressman hard.

Arts&Culture 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards
Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards

It's been a good season for the duo, who also won an Oscar for their hit song "City of Stars" in the movie La La Land . The homegrown production, which started Off-Broadway, tells the story of Evan Hansen , a high-school senior with social anxiety whose life is turned upside down after a classmate commits suicide.

Author: 0 Wife of Nik Wallenda set for Niagara Falls aerial stunt

Legislators thanked the couple for bringing such unique talent and world-renowned acts to Niagara Falls . The 36-year-old mother of three spent about eight minutes of the 10-minute stunt hovering over the falls. The previous record of 250 feet was held by her husband, which he set six years ago, dangling over a Missouri theme park. Erendira Wallenda discussed her plans for the stunt during a news conference Wednesday morning on the American side of the Falls.