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Matt Damon aims barb at Donald Trump at New York Comic Con

To which the film's Chinese director, Zhang Yimou , told Entertainment Weekly : "Our film is not about the construction of the Great Wall ". Zhang addressed the controversy in August saying, " Matt Damon is not playing a role that was originally conceived for a Chinese actor".

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NYCC: New trailer for The Great Wall starring Matt Damon

Unfortunately, today's new trailer doesn't diminish those concerns. In front of a 5,000 strong audience in Madison Square Garden as part of New York Comic Con, the cast of Legendary's The Great Wall talked about the "amazing" experience of working with director Zhang Yimou to create the worldwide blockbuster that pits armies against a threat directly out of ancient Chinese mythology.

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Even Republicans demand Trump step aside; he says 'zero chance'

George Pataki, a Putnam County Republican and one-time presidential hopeful who called on Trump to back out of the presidential race. Trump issued an apology for his statements in a Facebook video Friday night, saying he "regretted" the words "on this decade-old video", but then proceeded to attack his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton .

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Pence Pulls Out of Paul Ryan's Wisconsin Event

They need to say what should have been said months ago: that they can not support as their nominee a man whose latest indiscretions are described by Ryan as " sickening ". To his credit, Paul Ryan has repeatedly and publicly rebuked Donald Trump for a variety of valid reasons. "Bill Clinton has actually abused women and Hillary has bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims", Trump said.

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Lindsey Graham weighs in on Donald Trump's vulgar video

I just tell people, Donald Trump gets it. "He's put the party and this country in an terrible place". Voting has begun in several states, including swing states Virginia and North Carolina. There has been previous speculation about Trump dropping out and there were some people predicting as much Friday night . Even Mr. Trump's own party chief, Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, said this was unacceptable.

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First 'Power Rangers' trailer features Mighty Morphin Misfits

The group visits a mysterious entity which gives them super powers - kind of like Josh Trank's 2012 found footage film Chronicle . Becky G plays Trini, the Yellow Ranger; Dacre Montgomery plays Jason, the Red Ranger; Naomi Scott plays Kimberly, the Pink Ranger; RJ Cyler plays Billy, the Blue Ranger; and Ludi Lin plays Zack, the Black Ranger.

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NFL Notes: Panthers QB Cam Newton Ruled Out Vs. Bucs With Concussion

Overall, Newton has seen his quarterback rating drop to 80.2 this season (from 99.4 last season), while completing just 57.9 percent of his passes for 974 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions. Since blazing out of the gates with 13 grabs for 199 yards and three touchdowns in his first two games of 2016, Benjamin has cooled off a bit with just three receptions for 39 yards and one touchdown in the two contests since.

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'John Wick: Chapter 2' Star Keanu Reeves Dishes On 'The Matrix' Reunion

John Wick 2 stars Keanu Reeves, Thomas Sadoski and Ruby Rose . Keanu Reeves premiered the latest trailer for " John Wick: Chapter 2 " for eager fanboys during the New York Comic Con panel for the sequel at Madison Square Garden. This time around, the title character has a new dog. Other details that emerged included the relationship between Wick and Laurence Fishburne's character, The Bowler King.

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Rolling Stones bring fireworks to Desert Trip festival

Please see our terms of service for more information. It's an act of defiance against the sands of time that his touring schedule since the late 80s has been nicknamed the Never Ending Tour. After unearthing " Mixed Emotions " at a Las Vegas warm-up gig earlier in the week, the Stones also brought the Steel Wheels track to Desert Trip, making it only the second time since 1990 that the Stones played that song live.

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Three officers shot in Palm Springs area; conditions unknown, police say

A police statement says the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon north of Racquet Club Road and east of Sunrise Way. Two members of the Palm Springs Police Department were killed in a shooting Saturday, according to a Chief Bryan Reyes. Multiple officers in tactical gear were taking cover behind a four-foot wall. A law enforcement officer joins other emergency personnel in Palm Springs, Calif .

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Melania Trump: 'The words my husband used are unacceptable'

In an email from the RNC to a victory program mail vendor, with the subject line "Hold on all projects", the committee asked the vendor to "put a hold" on mail production. In that debate, Clinton brought up a former Miss Universe's allegations that Trump had called her "Miss Piggy" and had made other disparaging remarks.

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Beyoncé closes tour with surprise guests

Going out with a bang, Beyonce performed songs from her Lemonade album, covers of Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj, and tracks from Destiny's Child's catalogue. It was the first time the pair had performed side-by-side in more than a year, and Beyonce gyrated against her husband while wearing a gold glittery two-piece outfit.

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Pep Guardiola, Manchester City players react to Premier League loss against Tottenham

The France worldwide says a good defence coupled with a high-press strategy will be at the forefront of their title challenge . Guardiola admitted after the game that Spurs were simply better than his team on the day. And Guardiola conceded City were very much second-best to Mauricio Pochettino's vibrant side. "That was the case in Moscow, but in that kind of game when we play the top teams, it's a different game than we are used to playing".

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Tic Tac Responds to Trump Scandal

Just kiss. I don't even wait", Trump said . "Trump took a Tic Tac, suggesting I take them also". You can do anything. Earlier this year, the New York Times interviewed dozens of women who've worked with Donald Trump. In the video, Trump also recalled trying - and failing - to seduce a married woman, who was later revealed to be television host Nancy O'Dell. SCOTTIE NELL HUGHES: Well, and I apologize, but I honestly - that's something - I don't even know that story, it's not been ...

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Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine swoops to top of weekend United States box office

The film received a "B+" CinemaScore and now holds a so-so 64% on RottenTomatoes , both of which may have contributed to the film being unable to quite reach $30 million for its opening weekend. That number puts it clearly above Peter Berg's Deepwater Horizon , which was made for about the same amount of money and came in with $20.8 million; here's Matt's review of Berg's real-life drama.

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Keeping Up With The Kardashians STOPS filming after Kim Kardashian robbery ordeal

After fleeing to NY shortly after the robbery, Kardashian left the Big Apple yesterday with husband Kanye West and their two children to fly home via a private jet to California with extra security. Kanye is coming back to L.A. and then resuming his tour tomorrow while his family stays in LA'. Khloe has cancelled an event promoting her book whilst younger sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner have also decided not to go ahead with publicising their upcoming novel.

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Donald Trump Distances Himself From Vladimir Putin

Historically, 14 vice presidents have become United States presidents, and eight times that happened because the sitting president died. I just think he lost credibility with the American people . Because Kaine . Would. Not. Democrat Tim Kaine, for his part, knew his job going into the debate. Picking up where Pence left off, he said his relationship with Russia's leader would be determined by how Moscow responds to strong US leadership under a Trump administration.

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Trump Claims Illegals Given Pass to Beat Him

Trump's claim, an echo of his repeated assertion that his November showdown against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton could be " rigged " against him, came amid a meeting in New York City's Trump Tower with officials of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), a union representing U.S.

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Ayotte rescinds support for Trump, will write in Pence

Trump's comments are repugnant, unacceptable and offensive". After initially sidestepping the question, she said "absolutely, I would do that". "This is not a decision that I have reached lightly, but his pattern of behavior has left me no choice".

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Halts Production of 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians'

Keeping Up With the Kardashians is now in its 12th season, with the reality show scheduled to return on October 23. Variety says the network wouldn't comment on whether they were filming the show in Paris around the time of the robbery on Monday in a private residence.

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Hot News! FBI launches probe of Brad Pitt amid child abuse allegations!

She recently defended Johnny Depp in his divorce from Amber Heard and prior to that represented Megan Fox, Britney Spears, Heidi Klum, Stevie Wonder and Kim Kardashian, as well as her mother Kris Jenner. And though her job is all about relationships breaking down, she says she still believes in love. The couple are parents to a 5-year-old son. "She would always make sure to bring a security team that was the best of the best on her trips ...

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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott voter registration decision may hurt Clinton

The open question is whether extending the voter registration deadline could influence turnout in November - and if one party stands to gain more in the week ahead of the deadline. Republican registration has increased by 265,501 through August, and Democrats added 213,094, according to the state Division of Elections . History also amply demonstrates that the last week of voter registration is robust in Florida, as University of Florida professor Daniel A.

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'The X Factor' UK: Sharon Osbourne defends Honey G in final 12

Over the past few weeks Honey G is the one act on the show EVERYONE has been talking about. Forget The X Factor , WHERE WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT RYLAN? The petition was started by ex-contestant Samantha Atkinson's cousin, who was fab but unfortunately not taken through to the live shows.

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Donald Trump turned 'The Apprentice' into a showcase of sexism

Trump has released a list that he would use to nominate a justice and Clinton has not said whether or not she'll keep the president's nomination. We kicked this week off with an epic battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on the debate stage.

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Rolling Stones return to blues roots in new studio album

But somewhere in-between their manic schedule and their personal commitments, The Rolling Stone managed to find the time to record new album, Blue & Lonesome. A statement notes that the album symbolises the rockers "tipping their hats to their early days as a blues band". He added: "They sound so authentic it's frightening.

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The Girl on the Train review- Blunt

Emily Blunt plays Rachel, the titular girl on the train . Blunt explains how her character, Rachel, is not just drinking in excess but drinking to "numb the shame". When one voyeur crosses the unsafe line between concerned and obsessed, she will either find the real killer or discover that there is innocent blood on her own hands.

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Keeping Up With the Kardashians put 'on hold indefinitely'

E! told CNN that cameras were not present during the robbery or while the family was in Paris. A second source told Radar Online that the show may be pulled permanently as Kardashian is keen to step out of the spotlight. Kim Kardashian is reportedly done flaunting her wealth in flashy social media posts. "She needs a break from everything", the source says . Kim Kardashian West has pretty much been in hiding since the traumatic events of Monday morning.

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Government contractor arrested for stealing top secret data

The complaint does not indicate what type of items were stolen. A criminal complaint filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in August reveals Martin had top secret national security clearance while working for the NSA, giving him access to classified material and documents.

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Wells Fargo CEO, executives will forfeit tens of millions in bonuses

The bank paid an $185 million fine and said last week it would investigate whether the bad behavior started occurring before 2011 as it initially believed. The San Francisco-based bank's independent directors are also launching their own investigation, hiring the law firm Shearman & Sterling to assist them.

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Michelle Obama lets Trump have it during Charlotte rally

In an afternoon speech at NC State's Reynolds Coliseum, Obama told students she's seen the presidency up close. "My job is very limited: I'm supposed to tell people why she's the best choice to be president", Bill Clinton said , seemingly aware he should avoid fanning the flames.

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South Africa university shuts for week after protests

Critics of their demands believe free education is now impossible, given the country's bracket of taxpayers is relatively small and the student body is growing rapidly. Young and other white students stayed mostly silent as they were harangued during their rally calling for classes to resume. The decision followed discussions with former leaders of the Black Student Society and SRCs, supported by clergy, on Tuesday, the university's senior executive team said in a statement.

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New Justice League Footage In Behind-The-Scenes Video From Zack Snyder

At lunchtime on Friday, Zack Snyder took to Twitter to drop a 90-second clip to thank everyone involved in shooting Justice League in the United Kingdom. Of course, this little sizzle reel is created to give off the idea that the cast and crew gelled well and the final product will be great as a result, but I'm going to go ahead and hold out hope that it's the real deal.

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Iron Fist Release Date Confirmed

While not wearing the bright costume that Iron Fist is known for, the photo clearly shows that Jones' Rand has got the moves. There is the possibility of Luke Cage reuniting with Krysten Ritter's Jessica Jones in the second season of her eponymous series.

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NYCC 2016: Watch The First Trailer For Tangled: The Series

The series will also feature new songs by longtime Disney collaborator Alan Menken ( The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast ), who wrote the music for the original film, and Glenn Slater . Tangled: The Series will be set between the original 2010 animated movie and the 2012 short film sequel, Tangled: Ever After . In the clip, Rapunzel, Eugene, Pascal, and Maximus all make an appearance, as well as - you guessed it - the hair.

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Trump Jumps on Leaked Audio from Hillary Clinton Fundraiser

The hacked audio of Clinton's comments, which was first obtained by the Washington Free Beacon , didn't make huge news over the weekend, perhaps owing in part to Donald Trump's tweeting habits and the bombshell story about his taxes . "And you know what?" Late Sunday night, the Clinton campaign coincidentally announced that it had "reset" its agenda for the week , and would be skipping several planned appearances with Senator Sanders.


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