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Trump's State Department Closes War Crimes Office

Richard Dicker , director of Human Rights Watch's global justice program, lamented the office's closure. "The State Department is now undergoing an employee-led redesign initiative, and there are no predetermined outcomes", a spokesperson for the Department said.

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Will Smith in Full Trailer for David Ayer's Fantasy Action Movie 'Bright'

Based on the trailer, Bright looks like a mash-up of Ayer's own gritty Los Angeles-set cop films (including End of Watch and Training Day ) and the futuristic fantasy RPG property Shadowrun (with a bit of Alien Nation thrown in for good measure).

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Henson Literally Slays as a Hit Woman in the Proud Mary Trailer

In the past years, Taraji P. Henson has mastered her roles as convict-turned media mogul and a mathematician, but her next role by far, is the most bad a**. London Has Fallen " s Babak Najafi directs, which doesn't exactly inspire confidence in the film. The trailer also features cameos from Danny Glover and How to Get Away With Murder's Billy Brown .

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La Course by the Tour de France 2017: stage one

Romain Bardet's AG2R La Mondiale squad might try and ride a hard tempo to eliminate some of Chris Froome's teammates, but with the top of Vars coming nearly 35km from the base of the Izoard , they might ultimately decide to save themselves for the final climb to the finish-especially if there's a head wind in the valley between the two summits.

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Salvador Dali's body exhumed for paternity test

His body was buried in a local theater built to honor him, and now houses the Dali Theater Museum. When Dali died in 1989, aged 84, his body was embalmed by Narcis Bardalet, who told Reuters that attempts to extract DNA were likely to be successful, though "there are also difficulties because (the body) has been embalmed and the formaldehyde could have damaged the nucleus of the cells".

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Stan Lee Narrates New Defenders Promo Featuring a Punisher Teaser

The Defenders stars Charlie Cox (Daredevil/Matt Murdock), Krysten Ritter ( Jessica Jones ), Mike Colter ( Luke Cage ), Finn Jones ( Iron Fist ), Jessica Henwick (Colleen Wing), Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple), Sigourney Weaver (Alexandra), Elodie Yung ( Elektra Natchios), Babs Olusanmokun (Sowande), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Simone Missick (Misty Knight), Rachel Taylor (Trish Walker), Scott Glenn (Stick), Eka Darville (Malcolm Ducasse), Debbi Morgan (Delores), ...

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Stan Lee thanks late wife in heartfelt speech

Marvel Cinematic Universe president and producer Kevin Feige, " Black Panther " star Chadwick Boseman , " Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D ." star Clark Gregg and " Guardians of the Galaxy " writer James Gunn were on hand at the ceremony. But it was a bittersweet honor for Lee, whose wife, Joan, died on July 3 , bringing their almost 70-year marriage to an end. " All I can say is thank you from the bottom of my heart", Lee told the crowd at the ceremony.

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DC Says SHAZAM! To Start Shooting Next

It's official: Shazam! will be the next DC movie to begin filming, starting in February of 2018 , under the direction of David F. Sandberg . Dwayne Johnson , who long eyed the title role before opting to instead play his foe Black Adam , reportedly won't be involved in Shazam! The sequel for the successful Wonder Woman movie is happening of course but it's still just in the planning stages.

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Pacific Rim: First look at John Boyega, new Jaeger designs in Uprising

As such, many clamored for Legendary to green light a sequel, which the studio eventually did. While del Toro remains a producer, directing duties for Uprising have fallen to TV director Steven S. Although the first movie dabbled with older Jaeger-hero mecha Gipsy Danger was one of the earliest built-it seems like the new movie is giving us the slickest-looking robots humankind has to offer, which means they look much, much sleeker than the mechas of the first movie.

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French singer, Barbara Weldens, dies on stage during live performance

There are conflicting reports regarding her cause of death, with some reporting that she suffered a cardiac arrest and the BBC saying that she may have been electrocuted. Firemen who attended the scene were unable to resuscitate the singer. According to a biography on her website , Weldens grew up in the circus and took a particular liking to juggling, acrobatics, and trapeze.

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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies at 41

Their collaboration "Numb/Encore" went on to win a Grammy. The band then achieved United Kingdom number one albums with Meteora in 2003, Minutes to Midnight in 2007, and Living Things in 2012. Coming out into a crowded nü-metal landscape, Linkin Park brought clean production, soaring hooks, and a Depeche Mode/Nine Inch Nails-esque sense of theatrical brood.

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Oracle aims to one-up Microsoft with expanded Cloud at Customer service

Oracle's "cloud infrastructure products are gaining traction and should become a major pillar of growth next year, amid increasing competition from Amazon", Bloomberg Intelligence wrote in a July report. "We've been evolving our offering quite aggressively". -PaaS: Customers can access essentially all of Oracle's major PaaS offerings, including database, application development , analytics, big data, application and data integration, and identity management services.

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Harry Styles reveals weird odd quirk in hilarious interview

The 23-year-old joked to AJ, "I think it was a faulty heart monitor". "Four", the "Sign of the Times" singer then clarified, after which the host asked him to point out his extras by enquiring, "Can you just point out where they are?" He even handily pointed them out for her-delineating his "usual" nipples (the top set) from his "lower" nipples (bottom set).

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Islamic Activists Block Entrances at Temple Mount

Mahmoud Al-Habbash, president of the Palestinian Authority's (PA) judicial system and an advisor to PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas on religious affairs, signaled that the Jewish State's "crimes" would contribute to the deterioration of peace and security.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Met Tupac When She Was a Drug Dealer

Lee (" The Best Man "), is a raunchy, good-hearted celebration of friendship; as amusing as it needs to be, and possibly funnier". You don't get a free tequila shot for that guess when Girls Trip delivers every predictable beat from the de rigueur drug freak-out to the biohazardous stunt created to prove girls can out-gross the boys.

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Report reveals latest update on Man United's bid to sign two midfielders

However, Tottenham will nearly certainly not sell Dier, who has become an incredibly important player for Mauricio Pochettino's side. Manchester United look set to make one last big push in a bid to convince Tottenham Hotspur into selling with Eric Dier , with reports suggesting that they are considering tabling a final £60m ($78.3m) offer for the versatile England worldwide who is rumoured to be keen on a switch to Old Trafford.

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Jigsaw: The Eighth Saw Movie Trailer Arrives

It's perhaps not quite as vicious and more fun, which is something we tried to inject into it. Now, a new Saw sequel is on the way, this one wearing its incorporation of the killer on its sleeve. That is definitely a positive sign for fans who are anxious about this new movie. Directed by Peter and Michael Spierig ( Predestination , Daybreakers ), from a script by Pete Goldfinger , Josh Stolberg , James Wan , and Leigh Whannell , Jigsaw stars Mandela Van Peebles, Hannah ...

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Telltale's Batman is getting another season going by New Zealand's ratings board

Season 4, which Telltale announced for 2018 yesterday, will return to Clementine and wrap up the series for good. The listing refers is for the season pass of Batman: The Enemy Within . By the looks of the promotional video, Telltale aims to put the reticle squarely back on Clementine for their final story. Telltale Games made a few big announcements this week, the biggest (for me anyway) being the long-awaited new season of The Wolf Among Us .

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O'Meara shocker starts British Open golf

The 23-year-old is among those likely to face the sternest test on Friday afternoon, when gusts of over 30mph could potentially wreak havoc. 'I'd call it a top five major round that I've played. "They can't take it away from me". Spieth, world number three and twice major champion, putted smoothly to pick up five birdies and did not drop a shot after fierce crosswinds buffeted the early starters.

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Jennifer Lawrence vomits at Broadway production of '1984'

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Lawrence attended the show on Monday evening but had to leave during the performance and reportedly vomited in the lobby of the venue. A source close to J. Law told Page Six that it wasn't the play that made her sick, but that she had been suffering from a stomach bug she got from her nephews, adding that "she was really sick".

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Juve confirm signing of AC Milan defender

Douglas Costa's arrival on loan from Bayern Munich gave a timely boost to Allegri's squad as it chases a seventh consecutive Serie A title but Del Piero feels there is something more seismic in the pipeline. The 24-year-old right back moved to Juventus, the 2017 UEFA Champions League finalist, at the request of coach Massimiliano Allegri, who had worked with him at Milan.

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Cecil the Lion's son Xanda SHOT DEAD by trophy hunters

The lion, which had been outfitted with a tracking collar, had roamed outside the protected zone with his pride, said Andrew Loveridge , an Oxford University researcher. It's unclear who his client was, although the publication said most lion shooters hail from the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa, or Germany.

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Kevin Hart And Wife Eniko Respond To Cheating Allegation On Instagram

The 32-year-old described herself as feeling " GREAT " in the photo that showcased her growing baby bump. The couple announced on Mother's Day they were having a baby boy. "I'm going to shut up before I get myself in trouble!" "I don't want to be in a mansion where I have to find my kids on the east wing", he continued.

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The Africa Cup Of Nations Might Move To Summer, Thank God

The increase in the number of finalists is an attempt to increase marketing and TV revenue, talking a leaf out of the book of Uefa whose European Championship increased in size in 2016. The reports state that more revenues for CAF, African FAs, more teams and more fans are some of the benefits the proposal is projecting for the changes.

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Stevie Wonder says 'I Do' for third time

The publication reports that the singer captioned a collage from the event, "Had a ball and was honored to be a part of Stevie Wonder's wedding". The ceremony was gorgeous and very romantic. The publication, People Magazine, reported that the reception was decorated with an abundance of flowers and string lights. At the reception, family friend Babyface sang "Whip Appeal" as guests danced.

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'Kingsman: The Golden Circle': New Red Band Trailer Brings the Pain

Well, it seems Kingsman isn't holding back on spoilers, even in its thumbnails for the red band trailer. While there, Eggsy and Roxy team up with the Statesmen, the American counterparts to the Kingsmen. The golden words that were uttered by Collin Firth's Harry Hat, who is alive and kicking up a storm in the second trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle .

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Ryan Seacrest Returning To Host ABC's 'American Idol' Revival

The announcement was made on today's Live with Kelly and Ryan . According to the show's page on abc.com, Boston auditions will take place on September 8. The TV personality fronted the reality show for 15 seasons until past year when Fox executives canceled the program. In May, Seacrest joined Kelly Ripa as co-host for "LIVE." "It's been an incredible journey from day one", he added.

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Ajay Devgn releases first look of Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior

In an attempt to explore a different kind of genre, the industry has completely ignored the rich Indian history that is full of unsung heroes. Before releasing the first poster of the film on Twitter, Ajay wrote: "Can't wait to share with you'll something very exciting that we have been working on lately!" He posted the first look of his film along with a caption, "He fought for his People, his Soil & his King Chhatrapati Shivaji ".

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This interactive graphic shows the UK's gender pay gap by industry

Not an insubstantial sum, but peanuts compared to the £2.2 million earned by radio DJ and ex-Top Gear presenter Chris Evans , the best-paid man at the broadcaster. The list was publicly unveiled after the United Kingdom government forced the broadcaster to disclose their stars' salaries. Radio 4's agenda-setting show offered a ideal vignette when the director general, Tony Hall, tried to explain to Mishal Husain, the show's first minority ethnic female presenter, that salaries were ...

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Jada Pinkett Smith: 'I was a drug dealer'

One of the things that is very interesting that I've never really said before is that when I first meet Pac - when we first met - I was a drug dealer". "It wasn't that at all. And holding each other down in ways that only he and I could hold each other down". The " Girl Trip " star - who has two children, Jaden, 19, and 16-year-old Willow, with husband Will Smith - has revealed she was into the illegal substances when she first met late rapper Tupac Shakur , who died in September 1996 ...

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Game of Thrones 'Stormborn' Images Tease Jon & Littlefinger Conflict

On Episode 12 of Ireland's first social chat show we have comedy sensation Tony Cantwell for all our soft drink needs, music from the superb BARQ and Christian Tierney - Conor McGregor's personal photographer. Above ground, Jon and Davos Seaworth mount up. Perhaps they're headed to check in on Tormund and the Wildlings at The Wall. It's such a representation of her overall vibe of strength and determination at this point.

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Why Harry Styles Decided to Launch His Acting Career with Dunkirk

In Empire , Nick de Semlyen dubs Dunkirk a "spare, propulsive, ever-intensifying combat thriller" and the "tensest beach-set film since Jaws". Nolan - director of the "Dark Knight" trilogy, " Inception " and " Interstellar " - shot almost all of " Dunkirk " with IMAX cameras, and the fullest way to experience " Dunkirk " in CT is possible only at The Maritime Aquarium.

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Charlize Theron enjoys filming love scenes

Charlize Theron is back on the dating scene, the Oscar-winning actress revealed this week to Howard Stern. I enjoy both - yes! Atomic Blonde will reach US theatres on 28 July (17). Charlize was so committed to the role, she got a few of her teeth knocked out while fighting to the death in combat training, but fortunately her dental woes will be behind her very soon.

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HBO Crashed During the 'Game of Thrones' Premiere and People Were Pissed

The premiere episode, however, surpasses the 8.9 million viewers the season six finale pulled in across the original telecast and streaming as the series's most-watched episode. The best part? This isn't even the first time it's happened. "Tyrion ( Peter Dinklage ) plans the conquest of Westeros". She has been married off twice - once to Tyrion Lannister and the second time to Ramsay Bolton who sexually and physically abused her as well as tortured her mentally.

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Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

The company is expected to report earnings of $-0.1 a share for the next quarter. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.06. Finally, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in ENSCO PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $24,001,000. A stock rating will usually tell the investor how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts believe is a fair ...


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