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Family ties test the unconventional 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Gunn will join Sam Raimi and Christopher Nolan as the only three directors to complete a freestanding superhero trilogy and the first in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe. To be honest, GOTG2's story isn't really much to shout about. He was just a monster the whole time. This leads to their custody of the still furious Nebula ( Karen Gillan ), who's (of course) Gamora's spiteful sister, but Rocket's indiscretions lead to their targeting by High Priestess Ayesha ( Australia's ... Read More »

White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert shutdown

Formally known as the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare included a provision requiring members of Congress and their staffs to buy their coverage on an Obamacare marketplace; they now get coverage through a Washington, D.C., exchange aimed at small business coverage, where they also get a significant employer contribution from the federal government. Read More »

Surprise! Johnny Depp appears as Jack Sparrow on Disney ride


In the film, Captain Jack aka Johnny Depp faces deadly ghost sailors led by Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem). Dead Men Tell No Tales will be the fifth instalment of the Pirates franchise, whose Chinese popularity has grown considerably since its first instalment which made only US$2.8m at the Chinese box office. Read More »

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk


Pope Francis heads to Egypt on Friday to bolster relations with Muslims and show solidarity with the largest Christian community in the Middle East following devastating attacks. The Pope reflected on the day's reading from the First Letter of Peter (5:5-14) in which the apostle calls on the early Christian communities to be vigilant and resist the devil who is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Read More »

Thunder Complete 2nd Straight 'Season Of Discovery'


Though Westbrook will not be moving on, his accomplishments this season will forever be engrained in National Basketball Association history. His individual accomplishments can not be denied and may not be matched or surpassed in quite some time. Read More »

Disney sets May 2019 release for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

In addition to Star Wars : Episode VIII , set for a December 15 release, and Star Wars: Episode IX , a forthcoming Han Solo Star Wars spinoff is the second in an anthology of stand alone Star Wars movies . In a 1983 interview with film critic Gene Siskel for Chicago CBS News, Hamill hinted that Luke Skywalker would be brought back as a father once the prequels were done and dusted. Read More »

Leicester eye Champions League return after first 'taste' left them wanting more


Jamie Vardy threatened to kick-start another sensational night with a second-half goal but Atlético Madrid survived a late bombardment to reach the last four 2-1 on aggregate. Drinkwater said: "We did believe we could win it". "I'm full of emotion and pride at the performance of my team", said Simeone. Even midfield wizard Riyad Mahrez, who conjured up so much magic in Leicester's Cinderella run to the Premier League title a year ago, struggled to sparkle against a resilient and ... Read More »

Fired TV host to get $25m payout from Fox News

Fox News parent, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, announced on Wednesday it had parted ways with the star cable news host, ending his more than 20-year career, following the allegations from a number of women. The news was revealed in an update to O'Reilly's personal website Saturday night. "But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today", O'Reilly said in the statement . Read More »

Would you wear these see-through plastic jeans?


The site goes on to describe the trousers as "in a straight leg cut, they feature classic pockets detailing and are cropped at the ankle bone". For Topshop, that means selling more weird shit. 'Topshop's Clear Knee Mom Jeans are the surest sign yet of impending Armageddon, ' Christopher Sprigman wrote, while Holly Bell added: 'Ladies, forget everything you blame on the patriarchy, Nordstrom is trying to sell you "Clear Knee Mom Jeans"'. Read More »

Mike Mayock mock draft: Top 4 picks revealed, two trades


Cleveland reportedly has explored that possibility. That at least suggests the Browns don't want to reach for a QB at No. 1, even if they like North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky . 12 - but it does not seem to be the case for the first overall selection. On Tuesday, Jon Robinson, the Titans general manager, made comments that the team was a "50-50" to keep their No. Read More »

FCAT tells CBFC to grant `A' certificate to Lipstick Under My Burkha


It complained of "sexual scenes, abusive words, audio pornography (phone sex) and a bit sensitive touch about one particular section of society", implying that it might offend Muslims. Had they asked us, we would have done it for them as well. The movie tells the secret lives of four women - including a college student who wears a burkha, and a 55-year-old who rediscovers a sex life after the death of her husband. Read More »

Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back


Franklin is accusing Warwick of making up a story that she was Whitney Houstons godmother. Aretha tried to sue a satirical news site for $10 million over a story that she and Miss Patti got into fisticuffs stemming from this apparent snub at The White House "Women of Soul" concert in 2014. Read More »

Prince Prescribed Pills Under Bodyguard's Name


The "numerous narcotic controlled substance pills" were discovered in various containers, including vitamin bottles. One of the documents indicated that local doctor Michael Todd Schulenberg said he had prescribed oxycodone to the pop star under Johnson's name for "privacy reasons". Read More »

US' THAAD equipment installation underway in South Korea


South Korea's trumpeting of progress in setting up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, comes as high-powered US military vessels converge on the Korean Peninsula and as a combative North Korea signals possible nuclear and missile testing. Read More »

Trump slams national monuments as 'massive federal land grab,' orders review

President Donald Trump will sign another executive order today, this one calling for a review of protected federal lands that are legally designated as "national monuments". But others are arguing that Trump's order is the thing that should have never happened. But Martin Heinrich, a Democratic Party senator for New Mexico, said that if Trump truly wants to "make America great again", he should use the Antiquities Act to protect and conserve America's public lands. Read More »

'Guardians' returns and it's better than the first

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. "I really like all the Warner Bros . 3 and beyond with what we'll call the "Cosmic Universe" and the Guardian characters is very exciting. "What I really miss is sitting down and talking to strangers who don't know me, so we can discover each other", he says. Read More »

JCPS urges parents to talk about '13 Reasons Why' with students


CNN reports that the counselors say the show is causing "a tremendous amount of controversy and concern" for mental health experts. While there are some very disturbing and graphic scenes and ideas in the show, there are some notable teaching opportunities that can shed a light on suicide prevention and how to seek help. Read More »

PlayStation Plus Free Games: May 2017 Free Titles Revealed,'Borderlands' Spin-Off Included


Did your "Most Wanted" game make it to the list? Tales from the Borderlands is rightfully regarded as one of Telltale Games best interactive story efforts. Blood Knights is a hack-and-slash action title whereas Port Royale 3: Pirates and Merchants is a simulation game. Laser Disco Defenders is a bullet hell shooter with randomized levels that evoke the disco era, while Type: Rider is a puzzle game that is described as a "typographic odyssey". Read More »

Jonathan Demme Dies At 73

Cutting his teeth under the wing of legendary producer Roger Corman during the B-Movie heyday of the '70s, Demme would go on to create a body of work that defies easy characterization. I need movies. Can you write a screenplay?' " Demme recalled in the interview. I thought about the great films he made, but I also thought about just how much of his career was bound up with music. Read More »

Disney Announces 'Frozen 2,' 'The Lion King' Remake 2019 Release Dates


With that, Disney's updated release schedule will likely impact how the rest of the Hollywood studios lay out their film slate in years to come, which is often important for quarterly results as well . "Now that we've been involved in it for awhile, what's exciting is it feels like it builds on the first movie", he said . Which of these Disney movies are you most excited for? " Frozen " was considered to be a massive box office hit that it garnered more than $1 billion in ticket ... Read More »

Bill O'Reilly Accuser Shares Details Of Sexual Harassment On The View

The firing was the result of companies refusing to advertise with Fox News after O'Reilly was hit with multiple accusations of sexual harassment. I think I can safely say that anyone in the entire world that's shelling out $4.95 a month to actually listen to Bill O'Reilly probably doesn't have much of a place in my circle of friends, let alone on this entire planet. Read More »

Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Dating: Getting Serious After Coachella


At one point, Travis was spotted rubbing on Kylie's thigh - and even though they clearly have no issues getting intimate in public, sources still insist that the two haven't begun hooking up. Commenters have no sympathy for Tyga and believe it is time for him to move on. "It's been a while since Tyga's seen that type of action and the more he thinks of it, the more Travis sounds like the ideal dude for Kylie ", the source adds. Read More »

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash


The witnesses say that Soules then left the scene, and an unidentified person called 911 to report the crash. The driver of the tractor, 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher , was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The driver of the trailer was transported to the hospital where he later died, according to the gossip site. The investigator spoke to many eye witnesses and came to the conclusion that the crash is happen by the Chris Soules . Read More »

Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Well, if what was shown during the panel at Star Wars Celebration is anything to go by, DICE might just succeed. We will indeed be getting a single-play campaign with a fully fleshed story, something fans have been crying out for since Battlefront was first revealed to be getting the reboot treatment at DICE HQ. Read More »

Rain likely tonight and continuing through weekend


Tonight will be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a low of 39. Light south, southeast wind increasing to 12 to 17 miles per hour in the morning. I even expect the Red Sox to have a chance at playing, provided the field isn't too wet and the showers are widely scattered enough. The chance of rain drops later in the week. Read More »

Giant rabbit dies after United Airlines flight to United States


Simon was " fit as a fiddle " during a checkup just hours before the flight from Britain to Chicago , his breeder, Annette Edwards, told the Sun . Bryan Bergdale, a farmland investment manager, said he bought the rabbit for his boss, who had hoped to show it at the Iowa State Fair. United Airlines is having a rough month. Read More »

David Fincher in line to direct World War Z sequel


The sequel to #WorldWarZ was also put on hold while star #BradPitt dealt with his divorce from Angelina Jolie last summer. Last month, we spoke to World War Z 2 producer David Ellison , who hoped that the film would be able to land David Fincher to direct. Read More »

Karan Johar Cancels Baahubali Premiere After Vinod Khanna Passes Away


Later, in the year 1997, the actor joined politics and became the BJP MP of Gurdaspur. Vinod Khanna leaves behind a legacy of hits, memorable songs along with his two talented actor sons Rahul and Akshaye. He made his acting debut in 1968 in " Man Ka Meet ", ("A Pairing of Hearts"), where he played the villain, a trend that continued for much of the start of his career. Read More »

Mom of Elizabeth Thomas violently abused her, court docs allege


Cummins, 50, fled with Elizabeth, his student, from. The statement also included a personal statement from the lawyer, who said that he first thought that the teen was a 12-year-old because of her young appearance. The papers indicate any contact between the mother and Elizabeth "will most likely suffer psychological harm to her already compromised mental state". Read More »

Good Friday observed in the Lehigh Valley

And the true irony of the "Good News' of Easter is tied up in the combination of God's unconditional love and grace shown through Jesus sacrificial act of love on the cross directly in contrast to our constant sinful nature". Although Jesus Christ was sacrificed on the cross for our sins, he did come back on Easter Sunday to prove there is eternal life after death. "To imagine that Christ did that to humans is just incredible". Read More »

USA puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days


Trump is signing a flurry of executive orders this week as he approaches his 100th day in office and looks to rack up accomplishments to tout. Laura Dawson, director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center think tank in Washington, says it's not surprising that Trump would spotlight the issue: "Focusing on dairy while you're giving a speech in Wisconsin - why would you not play to the audience there?" Ross said the Trump administration might intercede to aid Toshiba Corp's USA unit ... Read More »

Parents recreate closed Blockbuster store for autistic son


They purchased many of Hector Andres favorite titles, a rack and signs and set up a "store" in their home. When they came home, Hector Jr was surprised to find a Blockbuster rack stuffed with his favorite DVDs, including films featuring Elmo , Barney and Rugrats . Read More »

The Bachelor's Chris Soules Arrested After Deadly Car Crash

He was taken after the crash by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, where he was pronounced dead. Police officers at the moment aren't sure of how Soules managed to get home, considering he left his truck at the scene. Soules' bail is set at $10,000 bond. Soules, who's from Arlington, is well known for starring in the show "The Bachelor". Chris Soules is in custody following a deadly vehicle crash. Read More »