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"Wonder Woman" Outperforms "The Mummy", Remains #1 At US Weekend Box Office

The weekend total will be $28.5 million or so, not even close enough to get it close to Wonder Woman's second weekend. With The Mummy's limp start, the door was left wide open for Wonder Woman to hold the number one spot. Outside of the US, The Mummy did the business, repaying the studio's investment in Tom Cruise in the process. This past weekend 2 indie distributors opened films nationwide. Read More »

Green keeps rivalry going during Warriors celebration

Despite the incredible talent of the core Warriors - Curry, Thompson and Green, and not to mention the addition of former MVP and recently named Finals MVP Kevin Durant , the real reason the incredible run that brought the Warriors to the most dominant playoff performances in history wasn't been anything to do with their intense skill and training, but instread down to Klay Thompson and his ability to induce good fortune by signing a fan's toaster. Read More »

Cosby tweets thanks to fans and supporters


That's exactly what the judge hearing the Cosby trial has done. Cosby has denied all the charges. Both Andrea and Gianna sat in the front row of the gallery on Friday, in view of the jury, as the stenographer read-back the testimony. But he said he no longer had the sedative - a highly popular party drug in the 1970s that was banned in the U.S.in 1982 - when he met Constand in 2002 at Temple University. Read More »

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby trial as jury deadlocked

Cosby was charged with three felony counts related to the Constand case, each of which carries a sentence of from five to ten years in prison. Cosby did not testify during the trial, though the prosecution made his 2005 deposition testimony central to their case. Read More »

Woman Struck Pedestrians In Wallingford

It was around 11:30 p.m. when they say 24-year-old Shelby Coughlin hit one pedestrian and attempted to leave the scene. Police said a total of three people were injured including an officer that had injuries to his hand for breaking the auto window. Read More »

Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court


He went on to tell Geimer that she and her family deserve closure, but stopped short of making a final ruling, noting that Polanski himself has the power to end the case once and for all if he simply returns to the USA for sentencing. He has continued working from Europe, winning an Oscar for his 2002 film " The Pianist ". He was also nominated for 1974's " Chinatown " and 1979's " Tess ". Read More »

London fire: United Kingdom police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower inferno


The tragedy at Grenfell Tower has prompted calls for all residential tower blocks in Britain to be fitted with sprinkler systems and for an investigation into whether refurbishments of older blocks could have compromised fire safety. Speaking yesterday, Ms May said: "Right now, people want answers, and it's absolutely right and that's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster ". Read More »

London fire protesters storm city hall


There were also angry scenes outside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council , which was responsible for managing the 1970s social housing block, in a working-class enclave in one of London's richest areas. In an update on Friday, police confirmed at least 30 people had died in the fire and that the death toll was still expected to rise. British Prime Minister Theresa May has sidestepped questions over her response to the disaster, after facing criticism of her reaction ... Read More »

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets


Cundy said identifying victims will be very challenging and police will use worldwide disaster victim protocols which include dental records, fingerprints and DNA. Health officials said 37 people were still in hospital, 17 of them in a critical condition. Police said although initial report suggested the fire was not lit deliberately, the investigation would continue to examine if any criminal offences had been committed. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Late meals for Ramadan saved lives

Mohammed Haque's family were trapped on the 17th floor of the building and were in contact with him as the fire rapidly spread through the tower. Graphic designer James Wood, 32, said: 'The fire service and the police were like headless chickens and people were told to stay in their flats - at one stage a megaphone was used. Read More »

Grief over Grenfell Tower disaster turns into angry protests

Some activists locked police standing in the line in tense conversations, with one man saying: "People are dead". Theresa May has announced a £5m fund for those affected by the tragedy. There's not even sprinklers in there. "If there is a fire somewhere else in the tower block and you are not in immediate danger, you should stay put until the fire service can safely rescue you". Read More »

Jab Harry Met Sejal to change marketing grammar

The lead pair of his upcoming film Jab Harry Met Sejal rang in his birthday in style. Karan Johar is being duped by the King and Jagga Jasoos . Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma are looking their cheerful best in the poster as Harry and Sejal . So, Ranbir got his deal and that too in hard cash. Read More »

'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday


A Guardsman is carried off after fainting during the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade, central London, as the Queen celebrates her official birthday. The Queen herself recognised the "very sombre national mood" in a birthday statement in which she praised the nation for being "resolute in the face of adversity". Read More »


Dozens of people attending a protest for the victims stormed the town hall in London's richest borough yesterday afternoon, accusing the authorities of ignoring their plight. May ordered a public inquiry Thursday into the causes of the blaze. " London's mayor, Sadiq Khan, took this on the chin and nobody thought the less of him; but she fell prey - as with the TV debate she ducked - to a fatal precaution". Read More »

Megyn Kelly Criticized By Sandy Hook Parents For Alex Jones Interview

She also said that the foundation hopes that Megyn Kelly and NBC would have better sense and decide against broadcasting the interview. Most controversially of all, he claimed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (in which 20 children and six teachers were killed) was a hoax staged by actors who wanted to further their gun control agenda. Read More »

Trump 'considering' firing Mueller, friend says

Trump interviewed Mueller for the director's position days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, Sanders confirmed Tuesday. Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Read More »

President Trump "Considering Terminating" Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller


The White House, for what it's worth, is trying to tamp down the story - but it's not ruling out the possibility either. For now, the staff has prevailed. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy told PBS NewsHour Monday night, though he went on to say he thinks, personally, it would be a bad idea. Read More »

Sony Held Back at E3 2017, Says President Shuhei Yoshida


The move is in stark contrast to Microsoft's unveiling of its new Xbox One X console, during which mention of virtual reality games were glaringly absent. Independent publishers tend to make blockbuster titles available for play on Xbox, PlayStation and personal computer hardware in an effort to sell creations to as broad an audience as possible. Read More »

Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges

YouGov said Mrs May's rating, made up of the proportion of voters with a favourable view of her minus the proportion with an unfavourable view, stood at a healthy plus-10 when the election was called in April, but slumped to minus-five after the launch of the Conservative manifesto in May and now stands at minus-34. Read More »

Deadlocked jury in Cosby trial wraps up for the night

Deliberations, which have now reached almost 40 hours, are set to resume at 9 a.m. Friday. The disgraced comedian is now awaiting a final verdict as the 12-person jury deliberates on whether or not to find him guilty of three counts of criminal indecent assault against Andrea Constand , who claims she was sexually molested by Cosby in 2004. Read More »

Death toll in London apartment blaze climbs to 30

The government has promised a full public inquiry . Mrs May spent nearly an hour speaking to patients and staff at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on Friday, a day after visiting the scene of the blaze in west London to talk to firefighters, police and other emergency workers. Read More »

Of course Patty Jenkins is totally down to direct a "Superman" film


Facebook/Wonder WomanBecause of the impressive box-office showing of " Wonder Woman ", fans are already anticipating the confirmation of " Wonder Woman 2 ". The renowned director has reportedly not yet signed on for a " Wonder Woman " sequel. Patty Jenkins' DC Extended Universe savior took in another $16 million from 4,165 theaters on Friday. Read More »