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'Wonder Woman' Is Now Officially Banned In Lebanon

With Lebanon at war with Israel , there is a law in place that prohibits Israeli products and stops Lebanese citizens from having contact with Israeli citizens. That's not the case with Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman . Israel's 2006 war on Lebanon killed 1,200 people, mostly civilians. Comic book fans of Wonder Woman may see that the movie has made a little tweak as far as setting goes. [Full Article...]

House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen

The subpoenas-the first the committee has issued on the subject, per CNN-were announced as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation has approved former FBI Director James Comey to testify before the Senate intelligence committee, according to a Comey associate. [Full Article...]

Cher Slays & Wins the Billboard Icon Award

Cher Slays & Wins the Billboard Icon Award She dropped a super-disco version of " Believe " and followed it up with '80s classic " If I Could Turn Back Time ", complete with that '80s classic costume. You're not going to be the smartest, you're not going to be the prettiest, you're not going to be the most talented, but you're going to be special. [Full Article...]

Stricker finishes fourth at PGA's Colonial

Now, can the former Longhorn National Champion carry over a confidence-building second place finish for the rest of the 2017 PGA Tour schedule? Kisner then calmly rolled in his par putt to finish at 10-under and wait for his only remaining challenger Simpson to finish. [Full Article...]

Manchester bombing: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in connection with terror attack

Manchester bombing: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in connection with terror attack The two men, aged 20 and 22, were arrested in north Manchester early Saturday after police gained entry to an address using a controlled explosion. Abedi's father is alleged to be a former member of an Al-Qaeda-backed Libyan Islamic Fighter Group. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity

Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity Speaking exclusively to the Yorkshire Post, the party chairman dismissed claims that Theresa May's brand has become "tainted" by the recent social care debacle, highlighting instead the chaotic nature of the Labour campaign. Britain votes in a parliamentary election on Thursday June 8. "The movement in the polls over this campaign is bigger than in any election I've covered since 1945", veteran ... [Full Article...]

Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel Cohen & Associates PC. Meanwhile, Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded similar tones as they criticized the ongoing US scrutiny of Russia's attempts to sway the presidential election. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who recused himself from the Russian Federation probe after the House Ethics Committee said it was investigating him for improperly revealing classified information. [Full Article...]

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

The House Intelligence Committee approved on Wednesday subpoenas for Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, and Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney. Trump made a similar claim in a tweet early Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". [Full Article...]

South Sudan soldiers face trial for deadly hotel rampage

South Sudan soldiers face trial for deadly hotel rampage He said photographs provided by the hotel were inadequate evidence and called for more witnesses to come forward. Woodward's testimony before court revealed that on the afternoon of July 11, between 50 to 100 soldiers broke into the Terrain compound after overpowering the security guards on duty. [Full Article...]

Arcade Fire Release "Everything Now" Single

Arcade Fire Release In addition to the tweet , there seems to be (maybe) a new Arcade Fire Instagram account , one with no actual posts but the same promo messaging. As ArcadeFireTube points out , a "super limited" 12-inch vinyl of " Everything Now " is on sale at Primavera Sound ahead of the band's performance at the festival this weekend. [Full Article...]

Mountain Between Us Trailer with Kate Winslet and Idris Elba

Mountain Between Us Trailer with Kate Winslet and Idris Elba Their plans get put on the back-burner when their plane crashes on a remote, snow-covered mountain and the pair realize they if they are to survive, they must work together to fearless the wilderness and trek countless miles to find help. This film has been in development for a few years now, with Michael Fassbender at one point attached to star, followed by the pairing of Rosamund Pike and C... [Full Article...]

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike - minister

The rebels hold about a tenth of the city, the army said. "They were able to get an armoured vehicle of the police". Military spokesmen said fighting alongside the militants are prisoners they freed from the city's two jails last week and an unknown number of foreign fighters. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were hurt Monday night in a bombing at the Manchester Arena, which occurred shortly after the singer's concert concluded. Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the issue of the American leaks with President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, a sure indicator of the severity of the ... [Full Article...]

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney ABC News also reported that after Cohen declined to cooperate, the Senate Select Intelligence Committee voted last Thursday to give the panel's chairman and ranking Democrat the power to issue subpoenas when they think it's necessary. "Polls. I just told you". Now, multiple outlets are reporting, Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , is also being investigated as part of a co... [Full Article...]

Hailee Steinfeld in talks to star in Transformers spinoff

Hailee Steinfeld in talks to star in Transformers spinoff After starring in Pitch Perfect 2, Steinfeld went on to pursue a music career, and her track "Starving" recently chartered in the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. Christina Hodson wrote the script. Transformers: Age of Extinction earned $850 million at the global box office in 2014 with the follow up Transformers: The Last Knight released next month. [Full Article...]

Tom Cruise Confirms 'Top Gun' Sequel: 'It Is Definitely Happening!'

Tom Cruise Confirms 'Top Gun' Sequel: 'It Is Definitely Happening!' Pete "Maverick" Mitchell. "I'm here, you asked me, and so I'm telling you, this is going to happen". Now reports suggest that Tom Cruise has made such statements about a sequel happening soon several times before, but nothing good has come out of it. [Full Article...]

Did Kathy Griffin Stab People In Portland? No? Then STFU About It.

Did Kathy Griffin Stab People In Portland? No? Then STFU About It. Prior to his attacks against the three train passengers, Christian was perhaps best known for his participation in an April "Free Speech" march in Portland . United States President Donald Trump in a tweet on Monday condemned the fatal stabbings of two good samaritans who tried to stop a man from harassing a pair of women who appeared to be Muslim. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande Pens Emotional Open Letter Following Fatal Manchester Attack

British officials were particularly angry over photos published by The New York Times showing remnants of a blue backpack which may have held the explosive. Britain's official threat level was raised to the highest level, or " critical " following the Manchester attack, with armed troops deployed to guard landmarks . [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

Reportedly, Dubkeoriginally tendered his resignation on May 18, but had agreed to continue in his position to help with Trump's first trip overseas. The Washington Post and Politico also reported the development. "Everyone is trying to do their best to support the President". Meanwhile, Kushner's lawyer has said that he is willing to cooperate with congressional probes of Trump campaign link... [Full Article...]

Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal

Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal The Oakland City Council voted Wednesday to push the specified settlement through. Jasmine Abuslin, the 19-year-old at the center of the Oakland police sex scandal , is set to receive almost $1 million in a settlement. "The settlement occurred with no admission of liability, but obviously if you pay $1 million, you figure you got some responsibility", John Burris told reporters outside court. [Full Article...]


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