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'Wonder Woman' Might Be Banned in Lebanon Because Gal Gadot Is Israeli

Before she was Wonder Woman ( Gal Gadot ), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Joining the likes of actress Natalie Portman and supermodel Bar Rafaeli, Gadot has taken the world by storm. "I am a filmmaker who wants to make successful films, of course". Speaking to Time Out magazine, she said: "I love it". During the 2014 Gaza-Israel war, for instance, she wrote social posts dedicated to the soldiers "who are risking their lives protecting ... Read More »

Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass


Not helping matters: The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office last week released a report showing the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans without coverage by 2026 and send premiums soaring for many older Americans and for consumers with pre-existing conditions. Read More »

Putin says Russian hackers may have meddled in United States election

US President Donald Trump said the probe "hurts our country" and has branded the investigation the "single greatest witch hunt" in political history. President Trump's aides are now being investigated over their alleged contacts with the Russian government. Its experts were immediately dispatched when documents stolen from the Macron campaign leaked online on May 5 in the closing hours of the presidential race. Read More »

Islamic State group claims Manila casino attack

The SITE Intelligence Group, a US terrorism monitor, said an Islamic State group-linked Filipino operative who provides daily updates on the clashes in Marawi claimed IS "lone wolf soldiers" were responsible for the attack. Dela Rosa said the man, who appeared to be acting alone, walked into one of the gambling rooms and fired the rifle at a large television screen then poured gasoline onto a gambling table and set it alight. Read More »

Key duels in the Champions League final

Juventus will begin Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid far better equipped to get their hands on the trophy than when they fell to Barcelona in the 2015 showpiece, manager Massimiliano Allegri believes. Former France worldwide and two-time Champions League victor, Marcel Desailly, is putting his money on Italian giants Juventus to win this weekend's Champions League final. Read More »

Favorite Instagrams From the Billboard Music Awards


When Cher got up to accept her Icon Award , she wasn't afraid to do a little bragging. The Chainsmokers , who tied Drake with 22 nominations, won four awards, while other top winners, Beyonce and twenty one pilots , both won five each, but did not attend. Read More »

Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario are getting together

The film is scheduled to release in United States theatres on May 25 this year. There are a couple of decent action sequences and a nice running gag of insults directed at Efron's pretty-boy looks, but those are hardly reasons to make an entire movie, let alone one that's almost two hours long. Read More »

Director Patty Jenkins: A 13-year journey to make 'Wonder Woman'

Director Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman - earning rapturous reviews - is expected to chase away the doldrums at the early summer box office with a North American debut of $95 million or more, according to prerelease tracking. In this era of endless aggression, fake news and alternative facts, a hero who values peace and carries a lasso that makes her adversaries tell the truth is one hell of a fantasy. Read More »

Gal Gadot's 'Wonder Woman' is fun, fast and furious

But with " Wonder Woman ", WB/DC finally has taken advantage of having access to some of the greatest superheroes in pop culture and made the type of movie everyone expected when they first announced they would try to build a movie universe the Marvel Studios way. Read More »

Chris Cornell laid to rest at LA memorial service


According to reports rows of white chairs and floral arrangements were set out on the cemetery's lawn and Audioslave's Like a Stone was played from speakers. "I'm really pissed and I had to calm myself down", he said . TMZ previously reported that sources close to the investigation said EMTs and police saw fresh track marks on Cornell's arms , indicating that the singer - who has a known history of substance abuse - had used IV drugs, something Vicky Cornell said she'd never ... Read More »

Manhunt in Manchester as United Kingdom and USA argue over leaks

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday placed the country on its highest level of terror alert, which means a new attack is believed to be imminent. "Rage was the main reason", for the blast that killed 22 at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday, she said, speaking by telephone from Libya. Read More »

Stephen Appiah is optimistic about Juventus winning Champions League

According to Spanish outlet Diario Gol , James Rodriguez looks set to be excluded from Real Madrid's Champions League final squad - casting further doubts over his future at the Bernabeu. Bale has not played since April 23, when he suffered the latest of a series of calf injuries that have blighted his four years in Madrid . And the ex-Arsenal star confessed he was shocked to see Zizou achieve so much success so soon after taking over from Rafa Benitez, as the coach aims for his second ... Read More »

CTV, Much, VRAK to air Ariana Grande's Manchester charity concert on Sunday

Those who bought tickets to Grande's initial concert from resale sites voiced their concerns on Twitter over difficulties claiming their free tickets to the benefit concert , as many are without original purchase information. It will air on many ABC stations after the NBA Finals on Sunday, and it will also air on Freefrom. The concert, to be carried by broadcasters around the world, is aimed at helping victims of the recent attack in Manchester , England. Read More »

Gal Gadot and Chris Pine Talk Wonder Woman

The country is taking steps to keep the acclaimed superhero film out of its theaters because its star, Gal Gadot , is Israeli, reports the Associated Press and other outlets. "There's no doubt about that", Chris Pine told exclusively at the Los Angeles premiere of Wonder Woman when asked why it was so important that the story be told by a woman. Read More »

Trump Fulfills his Pledge and Quits Paris Climate Deal

It's not just tailpipe emissions on the Maine Turnpike that are heating up the Gulf of Maine - it's power plants in China and factories in India. Global recognition of the environmental and economic wisdom of cleaner energy does not depend upon Trump's recognition of them. Read More »

NTR to Host Bigg Boss


The show has adopted the format of Big Brother developed by John De Mol of Netherlands. Young Tiger NTR who is busy shooting for his Jai Lava Kusa movie is all set to surprise his fans with a new avatar. The victor is the one who is no eliminated at the end of the show. Suprise News For All Juniour NTR Fans has Actor has been approached to host the Telugu version of the one of the popular reality show Bigg Boss, for which the actor has given green signal to Host. Read More »

Tom Cruise says we all better gear up for 'Top Gun 2'

So let's just hope that this time " Top Gun 2 " does happen. Tom Cruise always said that the cast of original Top Gun was just fantastic, it starred Val Kilmer , Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Tom Skerrit and Kelly McGillis . He also mentioned something about the production, which according to him will probably will start next year. It's true", He went ahead to declare that the sequel is scheduled to start filming next year "You know what? Looks like all the old players are up for getting ... Read More »

Chopra slammed for short dress


Priyanka was recently slammed on social media for wearing a short dress and exposing her legs during her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in German capital city Berlin . And the self-acclaimed "traveller" is taking in the sites and scenes, posting selfies to her social media accounts wherever she goes. The 34-year-old actress reportedly posted two photos to social media while she was in Germany earlier this week that showed her standing in front of the city's Memorial to the ... Read More »

Omung Kumar's next a biopic with Kareena Kapoor Khan as lead?


Kareena is now prepping up for her comeback film, Shashanka Ghosh's Veere Di Wedding , which also stars Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar. It's a biopic and the actress and filmmaker will soon sit for a round of narrations. On May 30, new dad Tusshar Kapoor had shared with Mirror his plans to usher in son Laksshya's first birthday in a grand way. The first birthday celebrations of Tusshar Kapoor's son, held at the actor's suburban residence, was an affair to remember . Read More »

'Pirates of the Caribbean' sequel sails to top of box office

Johnny Depp arrives on the red carpet for the global premiere of the film " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales " in Shanghai May 11, 2017. Another Disney offering, " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ", placed second with US$27.2 million in its fourth week out. The film has earned more than $340.5 million in its four weeks of release. Read More »

Watch! Ranbir-Katrina's crazy chemistry in 'Jagga Jasoos' 1st song


Ullu Ka Pattha is a happy song, in which one can see Ranbir and Katrina happily dancing with each other. Sung by the melodious voices of Arijit Singh and Nikita Gandhi , Ullu Ka Pattha shows the various shenanigans both Ranbir and Katrina execute to collect money on their journey to find Jagga's father. Read More »

Drama Alert! Khloé Kardashian Tweets About Former Stylist Monica Rose


After her followers quickly pointed out Malika Haqq as the possible source of Khloé's mysterious line of questioning, the star defended her best friend, writing , "No guys!" After working together for years, Rose and her various Kardashian clients recently parted ways with little explanation offered to the public, though there were reports that Khloe was considering taking legal action. Read More »

Brandy hospitalized after losing consciousness on flight


After flight attendants and passengers came to her aid, the paramedics reportedly arrived at the scene, removed her from the plane and tended to her health. Los Angeles World Airports Police did not immediately respond to Complex's request for comment. She was fully conscious by the time she was escorted onto the jetway and she was then taken to the hospital in unknown condition, the authorities said. Read More »

US House committee subpoenas ex-National Security Adviser


Trump accused Democrats of blocking Page's testimony, without citing evidence but referring to an unidentified report. US officials say the USA and Russia are holding high-level negotiations that could lead to the return of two Russian diplomatic compounds seized as punishment for Moscow's alleged interference in the American. Read More »

Mr. Met's Middle Finger Makes Mess For Mets

He got more cheers in the sixth inning, when he launched souvenirs along the first base side. A few games later, Jazz got his revenge by throwing a bucket of water at the same fan in what appeared to be a more friendly joke. Met had suddenly transformed from antiquated merchandise shill into something of a dashing and defiant leader. "I'm quicker to the ball as well, so I think I'm able to pick and choose pitches much easier and lay off the close ones". Read More »

Kathy Griffin and Lawyer to Discuss Trump Photo Fallout

It's impossible to get away from it", said Carrey. The move comes after an image posted on social media Tuesday showed her holding what looked like the bloody, severed head of President Donald Trump . "It wasn't amusing. I get it". "I caption this 'there was blood coming out of his eyes, blood coming out of his. wherever, '" Griffin tweeted , referring to an exchange between Donald Trump and former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly during the presidential primary season. Read More »

Putin asks United States business to help restore normal dialog with Washington


Moscow's attitude towards cyber crime is under intense scrutiny after US intelligence officials alleged that Russian hackers had tried to help Republican Donald Trump win the White House, something Russia has flatly denied. Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg on Friday, Putin strongly reaffirmed Russia's view that Assad's forces weren't responsible for a fatal chemical attack in Syria in April. Read More »

Trump team officially asks Supreme Court to review immigration ban

Last week, a federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, said President Donald Trump's travel ban was a product of religious animus and intolerance, and so violated the First Amendment. Thursday night's petition will be referred to the full court and the justices will likely ask for a response from the challengers. A week into his presidency, on January 27, Trump issued an executive order to ban travel from Iraq, Iran , Libya, Somalia , Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. Read More »

Patty Jenkins eyeing 'I am Superman' with Ryan Gosling

I was left wanting more - specifically of Diana as we've seen her in modern times in earlier productions - but audiences will get that in the much-anticipated sequels. Wonder Woman has been a warrior, a secretary and a sexpot. Pine and Gadot are fantastic as co-stars, matching one another step-for-step in the film's action sequences, romantic moments and comedic conversations. Read More »

Here's how the Wonder Woman script came together

Wonder Woman's birth will also be touched on in the film as Gadot is seen stating in trailers, "I have no father; I was brought to life by Zeus". " Patty was very invested, whether it was the fight sequences or the emotional or the "humouristic" scenes", Gadot says. Read More »

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg calls for online voting, universal basic income

Moreover, all other graduates present were moved by his mesmerizing words, as he showed a career path to them. NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard Thursday, telling graduates that it is up to their generation to create a goal for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community. Read More »

'America's Got Talent' Season 12 Spoilers: Young Ventriloquist Earns a Golden Buzzer


Check out all of them below! Yep, this girl can singer better than us with her mouth shut. "I believe that that rabbit is a real separate person", judge Howie Mandel said. But, the Farmers bought the puppet for Darci for her 10th birthday. As the Britain's Got Talent live semi-finals get into full swing, across the pond auditions for America's version on the hit TV show are just kicking off. Read More »

Simon Cowell's son Eric has inherited his dad's knack for spotting talent


Ikumu sang a memorable rendition of Prince's Purple Rain and absolutely swept the judges and audience off their feet. Ikumu parents are Kenyan immigrants in England. "It was like because there is not much of a format with " Idol , ' for me, 'Idol" is a memory, a great memory at the beginning", he said. "I watched a couple of episodes last year, and I'm not trying to be biased, but I genuinely thought this was the best TV I'd seen probably in all the years I've done it", he tells Deadline . Read More »