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Baywatch swims to $1.25 million in Wednesday previews

Most critics have panned the film left, right and centre. Writers Damian Shannon and Mark Swift come from the land of bad horror ("Freddy vs. Jason", "Friday the 13th" reboot) but they're able to tap into a witty and breezy R-rated vibe that tests some crude waters without ever diving in. Read More »

Authorities arrest 3 men in connection to Manchester deadly bombing

Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins confirmed later Wednesday that Abedi had not acted alone, and that the four people detained in the wake of the attack remained in custody. Security experts told the Times that Abedi's deployment of an improvised explosive device outside the Arena showed a level of sophistication that implied he had collaborators and the possibility that other bombs had been made at the same time. Read More »

Beyond Good & Evil 2 Probably Won't Be at E3 Next Month

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It's been ages since we've heard anything new on Ubisoft's long-awaited Beyond Good & Evil 2, which was announced way back in 2008 (!) but has been pretty dormant since. Part of the problem is likely that original Beyond Good & Evil, despite receiving favorable reviews and fan feedback, was a commercial flop, so Ubisoft has seemingly had little financial incentive to prioritize the creation and release of a sequel. Read More »

Manchester Arena Attack: UK Police Make 7th Arrest in Terror Probe

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Wednesday's Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace was cancelled to redeploy police officers, while all public tours and events in Parliament have been cancelled. Officials are probing how often Abedi had travelled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' season 7 trailer released

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So, what have we got to look forward to? What does this all mean? With just seven episodes in the seventh series and another eight scheduled for the finale, winter seems to have finally arrived. That makes Daenerys Jon's aunt, and Jon, as the only remaining child of her older brother Rhaegar, the "true" heir to the Iron Throne . However, Littlefinger is already trying to weave a web around Sansa, which may be why Jon is seen choking Littlefinger in the Stark crypt later in the ... Read More »

London premiere for Tom Cruise film 'The Mummy' axed after UK bombing

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In a statement, the studio says it was "devastated" by Monday attack's at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester: "Out of respect to those affected by this tragedy we have decided not to move forward with the London premiere". Tom was to be joined by his co-stars Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis , Courtney B Vance and Sofia Boutella at the high-profile event. The film, starring Gal Gadot, is due out in cinemas at the end of next week. Read More »

Watch Chris Cornell's Final Performance with Soundgarden

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Cornell , 52, was known for his work Soundgarden , Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, as well as his own solo career, died late Wednesday night following a Soundgarden show in Detroit . One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell's band Soundgarden was named. Read More »

Manchester concert bombing: More arrests, police respond to incident

A senior NHS official has said 20 of those hurt in the Manchester bombing suffered "horrific injuries", including major organ damage and potential loss of limbs. "When that trust is breached it undermines these relationships, and undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families". Read More »

Grizzly Encounter: Man films bear charging at him

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Richard Wesley was hunting in the wilderness of Fire River, Ontario when he first spotted the bear, which was walking around about 30m away from him, unaware of his presence. 'No wounds except a bruised elbow and ego where the bear threw me down. "Genuinely happy that this was a non-fatal or tragic outcome", he wrote. Proving that the black bear is a wild and unpredictable animal. Read More »

2 blacks on Cosby case of 12; alternates picked

All vowed to set their prior knowledge aside. The jury includes four white women, six white men, one black woman and one black man. The alternates, who listen to testimony with the main panel, can suddenly be cast into starring roles. In high-profile cases, it's not uncommon for jurors to be removed for various reasons during the trial. Two people selected had initially voiced job concerns but later said they could serve. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Officially Dubs That Lightsaber as Rey's

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When the protagonist lit up his weapon for the first time, its green blade caught fans everywhere off-guard. But Luke's weapon was changed to green so it would stand out against the bright blue sky and yellow sand, in scenes such as the Jedi's daring rescue of Han, Leia, and the rest. Read More »

Woman Sues Jelly Belly for Adding Sugar

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The lawsuit is focused on the product line Jelly Belly Sports, which are pitched towards athletes as an exercise supplement. Her class-action suit claims consumers are being deceived by Jelly Belly's euphemistic labeling, and believe it or not, the FDA has said things that suggest it kind of agrees. Read More »

Sophia Bush Departs 'Chicago P.D.' After Four Seasons

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Sophia Bush is leaving the show, EW has learned. As the episode came to a close, she stood on a bridge, and ignored Jay's phone call. She is the second key Chicago P.D. Bush's departure is a loss for the entire Chicago/SVU franchise, which has the characters cross over between shows. " Chicago P.D." returns to Global with its fifth season in the fall. Read More »

Daniel Craig leads James Bond star tributes to Roger Moore

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American actress Mia Farrow wrote on Twitter , "Few are as kind & giving as was Roger Moore ". Sean, 86, credited his successor and revealed their long friendship was "filled with jokes and laughter". Craig, who has played Bond since 2006, took over from Irishman Brosnan, who served a seven-year stint in the suit. Daniel kept things simple with his post on the @007 Twitter account, sharing a picture of himself with Roger alongside the caption: "Nobody Does It Better - love Daniel". Read More »

Kredo: Trump Reasserting America in the Middle East

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Trump himself has said that he wants Israel to stop expanding its settlements, and he wants Palestinians to stop inciting Israelis. Trump also leveled criticism against Iran which he said had flamed the fires of sectarian violence from "Lebanon to Iraq, to Yemen". Read More »

Ex-CIA chief warned Russia to stay out of election

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The panel had sought a wide range of information and documents about his and the Trump campaign's contacts with Russians dating back to June 2015. Trump had asked him to state publicly there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and the Russian government in response to a Washington Post report. Read More »

10 held in Manchester attack probe

Among those taken into custody in Libya on Wednesday were the suspected bomber's father and his younger brother, the latter of whom confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot, Libyan anti-terrorism authorities said . Officers also raided a property in the Moss Side area of the city early Thursday and carried out a controlled explosion. A woman was arrested following an armed raid in Manchester on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Survivor: Game Changers - Tai Trang interview: An immunity idol discussion and more

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By a landslide, it was once again, Culpepper, who won himself another day of Survivor and had won Immunity. The season finale of Survivor is nearly here - and the castaways are doing everything they can to make it to the end. Was it just too obvious? She replays what she could have done differently in her head. Sarah is a police officer back at home. "I've had nine months to think about it!" she told ET on the red carpet, revealing how she'll spend her money after being announced ... Read More »

U2 Address Manchester Tragedy, Perform Joshua Tree Standout on Kimmel

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With guests U2 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE spiked 33% over the week-ago night in Households (2.0/5 vs. 1.5/4) in the 56 Metered Markets to its strongest Tuesday telecast in 6 months - since 11/22/16. The worst of humanity was on view in Manchester , but so was the best, as people took flawless strangers into their houses and queued up for blood banks. Read More »

Bill Cosby: 12 jurors selected for upcoming criminal trial

Lodging what's known as a Batson challenge , McMonagle said it would be a "potential awful problem" if the jury sitting in judgment of the black comedian accused of drugging and molesting a white woman was racially one-sided. All eight jurors chosen so far are white in a case that Cosby believes may have racial overtones. Dozens of women have leveled similar accusations against him, though the Constand case is the only criminal prosecution. Read More »

NBC's live 'Bye Bye Birdie' pushed from December to 2018

NEW YORK (AP ) - NBC is saying bye-bye this year to its tradition of an annual live holiday musical. The postponement of "Birdie" means NBC will not stage a musical event this holiday season. Fierstein was a writer and co-star of NBC's most recent live tuner, " Hairspray Live! ", which aired in December. NBC also noted they're still very excited about the production! NBC kicked off the mania for live TV adaptations of stage shows in December 2013 with its "Sound of Music Live" production ... Read More »

Carrie Fisher would have been central figure of next 'Star Wars' movie

Vanity Fair magazine celebrated the phenomenon by putting the cast of the upcoming " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " on their cover and Disney released a limited line of new toys. Magalio has been the high school orchestra teacher in Flemington for 21 years and often works " Star Wars " music into his programs. Boyega has confirmed that in The Last Jedi , at least in the beginning, this is still the case. Read More »

Veep, Silicon Valley renewed at HBO

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Silicon Valley , meanwhile, will return for its fifth season in 2018. Veep stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as former U.S. senator Selina Meyer , navigating her way through politics as the Vice President. Miller's Erlich Bachman is one of the best reasons to tune into Silicon Valley! His standup special will debut on HBO on June 17th . Veep has won even more awards, including the 2015 and 2016 Emmys for Outstanding Comedy Series. Read More »

Salman Khan might launch Chunky Pandey's daughter in Bollywood

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Reports suggest she has already started prepping up for her Bollywood debut, much to the likes of her contemporaries Jhanvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan . Speculations are rife that she has also taken admissions in some dance classes. "The two youngsters have been exchanging notes about their filmi plans". Read More »

Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa.

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said one of two women sent home was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public scandal. Trial consultant Howard Varinsky says people often are too eager to serve on juries in celebrity trials. All seven of the jurors chosen so far are white in a case that Cosby believes may have racial overtones. Read More »