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Hot Toys' New Wonder Woman Figure Brings The Warrior To Life

As The Daily Show points out, the latest DC movie endeavors have been critical failures. "At the end of the day she's the most-powerful warrior". "I think the main reason was that [director] Justin Lin really liked that I was in the military, and he wanted to use my knowledge of weapons", she told Forward in 2011 .

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US envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis

Erdogan vehemently rejected the accusations - already strongly denied by Doha - that Qatar supports terrorism, arguing the country had been a staunch opponent of Islamic State (IS) jihadists. President Donald Trump would discuss the crisis with Erdoğan in the near future. The curbs placed on gas-rich Qatar have ranged from bans on flag-carrier Qatar Airways using airspace of the countries involved to Saudi Arabia suspending subscription sales and renewals to a Qatar-linked sports ...

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AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Contestant Cured of Blindness Gets Golden Buzzer

The show's four judges - Simon Cowell , Heidi Klum , Mel B and Mandel - each praised the humble Guardino following his rendition of the classic The Jackson 5 song. Meanwhile, other than Guardino's voice, the young talent also captured the hearts of the audiences with his touching story. He was cured of blindness after receiving gene therapy treatment and now can see well enough to read enlarged notes on sheet music.

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'Broad City' Will Bleep Donald Trump's Name This Season

Even though President Trump got a big "eff you" in the recently released Broad City Season 4 trailer , the Comedy Central show will make sure the president's name doesn't get any airtime. Comedy Central will be airing new episodes beginning in August. Glazer's character pledged to campaign for Clinton. While Season 4 will be informed by Trump's presidency (one episode finds Ilana having trouble masturbating and being her true self because of the pall that Trump has cast across the ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Sessions is now the only Trump official on the record, under oath, countering Comey's testimony last week under oath. "You raised your right hand here today and said you would solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth", Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich said.

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WONDER WOMAN: Will Elena Anaya's Doctor Poison Return In The Sequel?

Um, that's a nice sentiment, Hallmark, and we all appreciate what you're trying to do.but come on. During the 1960s, women superheroes became, even more, suggestive in comics with Sheena, Bat Woman and the Invisible Woman, leaving women again, stereotyped as sex objects.

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Jeff Sessions may combat Comey testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions pulls up a fast-warming chair Tuesday as he's set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. A Justice Department official told CNN on Sunday that department officials expected the hearing would be closed but said the final decision was up to the Senate committee.

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Monaghan to reunite with Cruise for 'Mission: Impossible 6'

Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie posted Monaghan's photo on his Instagram account just now, confirming the news. An image of Monaghan was posted to the social media website late yesterday. Monaghan confirmed the news on twitter and will join the cast of Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson , Ving Rhames , Simon Pegg , Alec Baldwin , Sean Harris and new faces Henry Cavill , Vanessa Kirby and Sian Brooke.

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'Black Mirror' to Be Adapted Into a Book Series

The programme, which first aired on Channel 4 (2011-2014) before Netflix commissioned a third season, uses science fiction tropes to make commentary on the convergence between humanity and technology. "This collection will challenge you to see the world in a different -and more disturbing - light". You have been warned...' The next TV series of Black Mirror is due to drop on Netflix in October, with one of the episodes directed by Jodie Foster .

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'The Mummy' Proves Lifeless On Opening Weekend While 'Wonder Woman' Triumphs Again

Box office numbers for the weekend are finally in and while Wonder Womanis again the big victor, crossing the $200 million mark in its second weekend, The Mummy is the clear loser. While it might have come up short domestically, Cruise is still a big worldwide movie star, and The Mummy pulled in more than $142 million. The box-office reign of Wonder Woman is all but certain to end next weekend when Pixar's Cars 3 opens.

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Patty Jenkins Isn't Signed On To Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Yet

In March 2017, director Patty Jenkins told EW, "The story will take place in the USA, which I think is right". " Wonder Woman " also broke the record for the most successful opening weekend for a movie directed by a woman . Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. To which she replied, "It is for sure - I'm definitely planning something more interesting using that period of time".

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Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story: Versace will now come before Katrina

Fans were expecting the second outing of Ryan Murphy's anthology series American Crime Story to focus on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina , but FX have announced it has had to delay the show slightly. Ryan Murphy , Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk and Tom Rob Smith are executive producers of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story .

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Rough Night | Great friends, awful choices

The 54-year-old shared a photo of her with a front tooth missing, and told Jimmy, "I literally just, like, knocked it out". But things got a little messier than expected for Scarlett Johansson and her four friends, as they ended up killing a male stripper in that beach house in Miami.

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Anita Pallenberg Breaking News, Photos, and Videos

Pallenberg is the mother of Marlon Richards and Angela Richards. "She provided backing vocals for " Sympathy for the Devil " and Mick Jagger was said to have remixed tracks ... Sources tell me a lifetime of substance trouble finally caught up with her. Then in NY I knew Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, William Burroughs, and in Paris, when the French New Wave was in full swing, I hung out with Buñuel and Truffaut.

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Heated exchange between Sen. Wyden, Attorney General Sessions

The attorney general snapped angrily: "Why don't you tell me?" Similarly, he did not answer whether Trump had expressed concern to Sessions about the attorney general's March decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

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Polanski's victim pleads to end case: 'He owes me nothing'

Gordon did not issue an immediate ruling. "You know, it's very interesting to make it worse than it was and call it horrific and assign all these words to it", Samantha Geimer told reporters at the Los Angeles Superior Court building in downtown.

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Berger retains title at St. Jude Classic

But Mickelson closed with two bogeys, a birdie and a double bogey at No. 9 to finish at 4 under par, five behind co-leaders Chez Reavie , Charl Schwartzel and Sebastian Munoz. She calmly made a 25-footer for the victory. Jutanugarn finished with a three-under 69 in the final round and was tied with Thompson (72) and Chun (70) at 17-under 271.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

There had been some question as to whether the hearing would be open to the public, but the Justice Department said Monday he requested it be so because he "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him".

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Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me

In a pop star gut punch heard 'round the world, Taylor Swift did her best to overshadow Katy Perry's release of Witness tonight. @Jazzdragon wrote: "I have no loyalty with any artists on music but after what Taylor Swift just did, I'm listening to Katy Perry's new album".

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Guards killed in Georgia prison escape

He weighs 181 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Sills identified the prisoners as Ricky Dubose , 24, and Donnie Russell Rowe , 43. " Dubose is described as a white man standing 6'1", weighing 140 pounds. The bus was traveling from Hancock County to a diagnostics center in Jackson. Dubose , a prisoner at Hays State Prison, is due for release in 2034. At least one of the men, both of whom have long, violent criminal histories, shot both officers.

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Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU."The Tory civil war on the EU which has ripped it apart since the Maastricht rebellions of the early 1990s, and which the referendum was supposed to solve, is now raging again", said Chris Grey, an academic who specialises in Brexit at Royal Holloway college in London .

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Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

But at the end of the day from when I played him in the 2012 Finals to now, like I said , experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing and experiencing. "To see his passion and to feel his passion all year and then to be able to have him lead us these last games was unbelievable". Or did the voters get it right in awarding it to Durant? The Cavs scored the next three points, but Durant responded with a three-pointer for a 106-98 lead with 10 ...

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Tom Holland Confirms Two SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Sequels

According to the junior novelisation of Spider-Man, Zendaya's last name is Toomes which indicates that Zendaya's character Michelle is the daughter of Spider-Man's arch enemy Vulture. He'll also appear in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4, but this is the first real indication that his solo movies would be an interconnected trilogy.

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Bella Hadid & Model Jordan Barrett Hang Out at Charity Party

At one stage, Bella was seen sidling up to the shirtless hunk, who had made himself comfortable on her sofa. The kinda-creepy photos (which you can view here) show them taking selfies in bed (millennials!) before moving to the balcony (to take more selfies).

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Katy Perry Changes 'Swish Swish' Lyric About Taylor Swift During Livestream Concert

While the beginning of her hour-long therapy session seemed staged to a degree, there were moments where you could tell she was being honest and that she's a real person with real problems. In the studio cut of " Swish Swish ", Perry sings, "Don't you come for me, no, not today ". "Look at Katy Perry - she's so glamorous, she's rich, she's luxurious, successful and, like, Katheryn Hudson - I didn't have any money, I didn't have any influence, I didn't have anything".

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Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

Trump abruptly fired Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, admitting later that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind at the time . "As i used to tell juries, when i talked about a witness, you can't cherry pick it", said Comey in his testimony. When pressed on the matter, Trump said: "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future".

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Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony

Testifying at a Senate hearing , Mr Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign . "I'm not claiming executive privilege because that's the president's power and I have no power there", Sessions admitted to the committee's vice chairman, Sen.

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Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons

We've had very few results. A celebratory Mr Corbyn said during his constituency victory speech that "politics has changed and it isn't going back into the box it was before". Green candidate Caroline Russell, the Highbury East ward councillor who came third in Islington North in 2015, came fourth this time with 2,229 votes.

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Kyrie Irving Gives an Amazing Tribute to LeBron James After Game 5

Completing a ideal 9-0 run at home during the postseason, the Warriors became the first San Francisco Bay Area team to win a championship at home since the Oakland Athletics won the 1974 World Series. "I knew it was going to be a battle I just tried to challenge him. you can't stop the guy". James, to his huge credit, has again been sensational in the Finals, averaging a triple-double on limited rest and encapsulating why many have LeBron in the same realm as Michael Jordan.

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Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback

That would put off negotiations even longer. One can nearly hear the death knell ringing in Edinburgh as stalwarts of the Scottish independence movement, including the former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond, lost their seats to unionist candidates.

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Cameron Diaz Says She Stepped Away From Fame to Make Herself 'Whole'

She then said it just took a while to find Mr Right. Diaz politely responded. "I had boyfriends before". And there's a really distinct difference between husbands and boyfriends. "I've never had anyone who supported me so much and gave me so much courage to be myself and to really explore myself". And Cameron praised her husband for being supportive of her in all aspects of life, while also gushing over the achievements of Benji , 38, and his twin brother Joel, who is married to her ...

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NKorea frees US college student; family says he's in coma

In November 2014, US spy chief James Clapper went to Pyongyang to bring home Matthew Miller, who had ripped up his visa when entering the country and was serving a six-year sentence on an espionage charge, and Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae , who had been sentenced to 15 years for alleged anti-government activities.

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Bill Cosby case handed to jury

He also said she phoned Cosby dozens of times after the alleged assault. "This is not sympathy for the victim". The jury included two black members. By allowing Cosby's wife to enter the courtroom in the middle of proceedings while the judge was speaking, officials at the Montgomery Courthouse extended her an extraordinary and unprecedented courtesy.

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CNN Analyst Implies Racism Led Republicans To Silence Kamala Harris

Attorney General Jeff Sessions became flustered under questioning from Democratic Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) interrupted her. Moments later, Harris returned to a theme other Dems had also raised: Sessions' refusal to answer multiple questions about what he and President Donald Trump did or did not talk about regarding the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

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What that Comey hearing really revealed about Washington

It's the latest in a series of hearings to examine the evidence that led U.S. intelligence agencies to declare unequivocally in January that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and start probing whether the Trump campaign colluded with it.


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