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Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Lacazette will leave Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Lacazette will leave
- July 01, 2017

This clears the way for Arsenal to pursue a deal, but Lyon have shown no signs of a willingness to accept a bid below around £50million. Atletico Madrid were set to sign the Frenchman this summer, but their transfer ban means they can not register new players until January. (more...)
List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
- June 22, 2017

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. Shortly after 7 a.m., he began shooting at a group of congressmen and their aides who were in the middle of a practice session. Duncan and Brooks were at the practice. Most mass killers "arguably suffered from some form of mental instability", at least temporarily, the Congressional Research Service concluded in a 2015 report . (more...)
Queen s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit Queen s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit
- June 22, 2017

Talks between the Tories and the DUP have been underway since the election resulted in a hung parliament , and Downing Street even wrongly announced 10 days ago that agreement had been reached. "The fact is that over 80 per cent of the electorate backed the two major parties, both of whom campaigned on manifestos that said we should honour the democratic decision of the British people". (more...)
The Venom Movie And Spider-Man: Homecoming Might Be Connected After All The Venom Movie And Spider-Man: Homecoming Might Be Connected After All
- June 21, 2017

And, contrary to reports, the door isn't closed on Tom Holland showing up in them. What's perhaps even more confusing though is what's going on with Venom . The frustration lide with the revelation that these movies would not only have ZERO ties to the new Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man, but there would be no Spider-Man in this world at all! "I mean, they'll be adjuncts to it, they may be different locations, but it will all still be in the same world and they will be connected to ... (more...)
Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom Cosby team triumphant, but sex crime retrial, lawsuits loom
- June 20, 2017

In his opening segment on the show, Oliver noted that the Cosby case supplied viewers "with one of the single weirdest moments of the year ", when, following the announcement of a hung jury, Cosby yelled his famous Fat Albert catch phrase, "Hey, hey, hey!" as he exited the courthouse. (more...)
Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones Newtown parent won't view NBC interview of Alex Jones
- June 20, 2017

Sunday Night , and all Sunday originals, was again overwhelmed by sports this week. Kelly's first episode came out high, averaging 6.2 million viewers, while her second episode dipped down to 3.6 million viewers and was dwarfed by competitor 60 Minutes . (more...)
Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer Angry White House Reporters Blast 'Useless' Sean Spicer
- June 20, 2017

Last week, Spicer and White House chief of staff Reince Priebus contacted conservative commentator Laura Ingraham about the role of press secretary and Daily Mail editor David Martosko about the role of communications director, according to Politico . (more...)
This Spider-Man does whatever a spider-companion can do
- June 18, 2017

Note: This Spider-Man is not an item specifically based on this summer's Spider-Man Homecoming but it's licensed and timed with it certainly, and absolutely is using Tom Holland's Stark-made Spidey costume as the inspiration for its visual design. (more...)
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky' Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky'
- June 17, 2017

In 1983, he got an Oscar nomination for his documentary Traveling Hopefully . John Avildsen died today. Avildsen directed the box-office victor The Karate Kid , released in 1984, as well as The Karate Kid Part II in 1986 and The Karate Kid Part III in 1989. (more...)
Sheriff: Escaped inmates still on the run, stole a pickup
- June 16, 2017

Officers have recovered the Honda Civic the pair carjacked after Tuesday's killings. In a news conference Thursday in Madison, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says that's the largest reward he's seen in 43 years of law enforcement. He also has "ghost" tattooed on his right forefinger and "face" on his right pinky finger, signs of membership in the Ghost Face Gangsters. "Where they have gone from there I don't know", Sill said. (more...)
You won't hear Trump's name once during 'Broad City' season 4 You won't hear Trump's name once during 'Broad City' season 4
- June 15, 2017

Trump has no place on their show. Typically when the "bleep" sound is heard on television, it means that someone used an expletive or took something to the extreme. Of course, the writers of Broad City have an audience who will probably eat this up. "We wrote (this season) being like, 'Here we go!" Their characters had a full fan-girl meltdown during Clinton's cameo . (more...)
What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
- June 13, 2017

The defense starts its case on Monday. She said she has neither bias against or toward Cosby. On another occasion, Cosby responded to a fan by offering up the famous "Hey, hey, hey" catchphrase from Fat Albert, the animated character he voiced in the 1970s. (more...)
Lawsuit: Trump violated constitution with foreign hotel stays
- June 12, 2017

The lawsuit would be the first related to Trump's business interests brought by government entities. Since taking power in January, Trump has turned day to day control over his real estate empire and other assets to his adult sons, but not sold them off as many in America said he should to avoid conflicts of interest. (more...)
Philippines: US Special Forces join fight to end Marawi siege Philippines: US Special Forces join fight to end Marawi siege
- June 10, 2017

In a statement released Saturday the ministry says that nine others were wounded in the attack Friday night in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. Philippine military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera confirmed the United States help, adding that the special forces were not fighting, but "providing technical support". (more...)
Manchester United Manchester United "unlikely" to offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic another contract
- June 09, 2017

The list is released centrally by the Premier League with indications that the Swede is on it. United have the option of exercising a 12-month extension to Ibrahimovic's one-year deal, which is up at the end of the month. Ibrahimovic is not the only high-profile attacker seemingly destined for a Premier League exit this summer after Chelsea striker Diego Costa claimed he has been told by Blues boss Antonio Conte that he is not wanted by the Premier League champions. (more...)
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
- June 09, 2017

Apple said it had updated the processors in its iMac and MacBook Pro lineup to Intel's most recent "Kaby Lake" processors. Against other smart home assistants, the HomePod's targets are different from ostensible competitors like the Amazon Echo . (more...)
Ariana Grande to resume tour in Paris amid tight security
- June 08, 2017

Grande, her voice exhausted from the long evening, paused with tears in her eyes before the song's coda as the crowd, made up of people the same age as those who attended her concert in the area less than two weeks earlier, watched on - no doubt exhausted, but no less passionate for it. (more...)
Teary-eyed Grande returns to stage for One Love Manchester concert
- June 06, 2017

Gallagher, formerly of Oasis, earned loud cheers from the audience as he emerged in his home town in surprise form. Police officers danced, medics sang along and one lively steward encouraged the crowd to clap and dance. "I don't want to feel or hear or see any fear in this building", USA singer Pharrell Williams told the crowd as he led them in a rendition of his hit single " Happy ". (more...)
Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie
- June 05, 2017

Despite the divisive reactions that both Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad received past year, Wonder Woman has become one of the highest-rated superhero films of all time, hopefully marking a turning point in critical reception for the DC Extended Universe. (more...)
Jim Carrey backs Kathy Griffin over Trump decapitation stunt
- June 02, 2017

Yet, Griffin crossed the line too far and demonstrated there is still a line that can't be crossed, way; way out there and she managed to get there with a lot of help from Shields. Griffin breached her contract in 2009 with the f-bomb incident while talking about a 6-year-old boy in the news. Williams admitted he, " Said things that were not true", back in June 2015. (more...)
BJP says it will give right position to Rajinikanth BJP says it will give right position to Rajinikanth
- May 30, 2017

Tamil Nadu politics has been rife with speculation over whether or not the actor will join politics after his address to his fans last week where he said that though he has no political aspirations, but, "If God wills it, I will enter politics tomorrow". (more...)
Meet Scott Disick's Rekindled Flame, Chloe Bartoli Meet Scott Disick's Rekindled Flame, Chloe Bartoli
- May 27, 2017

He ended up in the pool after playfully throwing Thorne and her sister Dani Thorne in. "Yo this #cannes fancy life isn't for me", Thorne posted. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star showed off her impressive abs and toned figure in a bikini as she soaked up the sunshine alongside her toyboy beau. (more...)
Elvis and red velvet boost value of jet up for auction Elvis and red velvet boost value of jet up for auction
- May 25, 2017

GWS Auctions Inc. out of California is holding an auction for the plane on May 27, 2017 at an event featuring A-list celebrity memorabilia. "The jet is still in its original condition, and has been privately owned for over 35 years". If you've ever wanted to get your hands on some Elvis Presley memorabilia and you've got $3.5 million cash to spare, this could be your lucky day. (more...)
Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon
- May 24, 2017

Hit the comments to dish and discuss whether you're ready and excited for a Top Gun sequel. Yes, the borderline mythical Top Gun 2 motion picture is officially on its way after years of chatter . Past year we we were treated to this lovely photo of Cruise and producer Jerry Bruckheimer together sharing that they were chatting about the film. The original Top Gun , an iconic movie about U.S. (more...)
'Love/Hate' star rubs shoulders with Nicole on Cannes red carpet
- May 23, 2017

Nicole Kidman looked like a prima ballerina on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, making a graceful entrance to her latest premiere in a stunning full net skirt. "I still have that passion, at this age, for acting and cinema and storytelling and pushing boundaries and moving out of my comfort zone to try things with an abandon", said Kidman. (more...)
Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job
- May 20, 2017

The Washington Post reported that Spicer "huddled with his staff near a clump of bushes and then behind a tall hedge" on the White House grounds to avoid reporters. SPICER: I think - I said - I was very clear that the president would have nothing further on that last week. Trump and his staffers have refused to explain those remarks, and they became part of the political cloud that has overshadowed the White House ever since Comey was sacked as FBI Director. (more...)
Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2 Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2
- May 18, 2017

Rose told the MSR that the West's main story line dramatically changed in the third quarter of Game 1 on Sunday. A two-step lead with your foot close out is not appropriate. Popovich wasn't about to guess whether Leonard would return in time for Saturday's game, saying it could be Friday or even game day before that would be determined. (more...)
A$AP Rocky's home broken into by armed robbers A$AP Rocky's home broken into by armed robbers
- May 18, 2017

The incident was reported when three men were seen entering a home on 300 block of the area's North Flores Street. A woman, said to be his sister or relative, answered. TMZ reports the rapper was not home at the time of the robbery, and the woman in the house was one of his relatives. However, they were unable to carry it past the sidewalk and left it there. (more...)
Pippa Middleton Wedding: $130000 Fairytale Glass Marquee Installed in Parents' Garden Pippa Middleton Wedding: $130000 Fairytale Glass Marquee Installed in Parents' Garden
- May 17, 2017

After making an unforgettable appearance at the royal wedding of big sister Kate, Pippa will take centre stage on Saturday at the picturesque 12th century church of St Mark's, in the Berkshire village of Englefield. Kate's featured an acorn and an oak leaf, both part of the family's coat of arms, while Pippa's included pear-shaped diamonds hung from a floral motif. (more...)
Officer accidentally overdoses during traffic stop Officer accidentally overdoses during traffic stop
- May 17, 2017

During the stop, the driver of the vehicle allegedly tried to use his foot to rub a white powder into the carpet. When they returned to the station, an officer noticed that Green had white powder on his shirt. The powdered narcotics had spread throughout the suspect's auto, and apparently on officer Green as well. Green told the Morning Journal that drugs "are not only killing the people willing to shove it into their own veins, now they're killing people like me and my family". (more...)