• Man arrested in connection to missing scholar; Zhang presumed dead
Man arrested in connection to missing scholar; Zhang presumed dead

An affidavit says under surveillance, agents overhead Christensen "explaining that he kidnapped Zhang", authorities said. Law enforcement officials say that they no longer believe Ms. The University of IL has the largest Chinese student population of any USA college, with 5,600 students enrolled, according to US government data. Yingying Zhang,...

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  • Wizards offer John Wall $168 million 'supermax' contract
Wizards offer John Wall $168 million 'supermax' contract

He now has two years and $37M left on his current contract, and if he signs this deal, he would be signed on with the Washington Wizards until the 2022-23 season. According to Bleacher Report, Wall is expected to make approximately $18.1 million next season and $19.2 in the final year of his maximum contract from the 2013-2014 season.

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  • Netflix is Bringing STRANGER THINGS, DEFENDERS, and BRIGHT to SDCC 2017
Netflix is Bringing STRANGER THINGS, DEFENDERS, and BRIGHT to SDCC 2017

Stranger Things season 2 and Marvel's The Defenders will have a big presence at the global convention later this July, alongside original film offerings Bright and Death Note . with "a sneak peek" beyond what fans saw in the initial trailer . Cast and filmmakers will debut footage and discuss the project's transition from graphic novel to fi...

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  • FOX Snags Six Dates For MARVEL/X-MEN Films Through 2021
FOX Snags Six Dates For MARVEL/X-MEN Films Through 2021

Now the studio is betting big on the future of their Marvel movies as they've set six release dates for untitled films. Of course, the rumor said Marvel, not X-Men, and 20th Century Fox does still own the rights to The Fantastic Four , so maybe that series will be getting another reboot in the next few years.

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  • Oops! NBA Star mistakenly gives out IL man phone number
Oops! NBA Star mistakenly gives out IL man phone number

He actually read off his cell phone number to all of the reporters in the room and it wasn't long before Jimmy's number was plastered all over social media. In all, Byrne says he has received at least 100 voicemails and over 150 text messages since Butler shared his phone number with fans . I guess you never know.

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  • China says Hong Kong handover agreement 'no longer relevant'
China says Hong Kong handover agreement 'no longer relevant'

That tight hand on the city birthed years of protest and at least 12 different pro-democracy groups, such as the Hong Kong Federation of Students , Civil Human Rights Front and People Power . When negotiations for the return of Hong Kong were underway, Patten sought to codify protections for Hong Kong that would preserve its unique iden...

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  • Formula One: FIA to investigate Sebastian Vettel's 'road-rage' at Azerbaijan GP
Formula One: FIA to investigate Sebastian Vettel's 'road-rage' at Azerbaijan GP

Vettel now leads Hamilton by 14 points in the world championship. The wild race on the tight Baku street circuit featured multiple safety auto periods and a red flag due to a string of incidents. The German believed he was brake-tested by Hamilton at the second safety auto restart, and the Ferrari driver reacted by pulling up alongside the B...

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  • Balance of Power: Trump in a Bind on China
Balance of Power: Trump in a Bind on China

Still, the United States insisted it wanted to continue working with China, North Korea's biggest trading partner, to combat the nuclear threat. The sanctions announced by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin aim to cut off China's Bank of Dandong from us financial markets in an effort to block millions of dollars of transactions that funnel mon...

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  • Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit

Beef Products Inc has settled its closely watched defamation lawsuit against the ABC television network over news reports on its processed beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime", both companies said on Wednesday. Through this process, we have again established what we all know to be true about Lean Finely Textured Beef: "It is beef, and it i...

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  • First Trust Advisors LP Has $24.45 Million Position in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
First Trust Advisors LP Has $24.45 Million Position in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

It also reduced Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 3,000 shares and now owns 77,354 shares. On Thursday, May 18 BURROWS CLIFFORD sold $6.83M worth of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) or 114,826 shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $66.00 price objective on shares of Starbucks Corporation in a research not...

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  • Spider-Man's timeline in the MCU, Sony universes is a big question
Spider-Man's timeline in the MCU, Sony universes is a big question

The film is the start of Sony working to build its extended "Spider-Man" universe. Sony CEO Tom Rothman introduced the film by paying tribute to Marvel's grand poobah Stan Lee, whom he called, "the patriarch of it all". As Vulture reports, at a recent press conference for the film, Marvel producer Amy Pascal was asked about the reaso...

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  • Olivia de Havilland Sues FX Over 'Feud' Portrayal
Olivia de Havilland Sues FX Over 'Feud' Portrayal

Ironically, de Havilland and her late actress sister, Joan Fontaine, had their own feud , and were estranged for 30 years. Olivia de Havilland is suing FX and Feud: Bette and Joan executive producer Ryan Murphy over the way they portrayed her on the limited series.

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  • Dear White People Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix
Dear White People Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix

Creator Justin Simien recently confirmed the news to Entertainment Weekly , saying that the second season will consist of 10 additional episodes. After a round of crowd-funding, the project went on to win the USA dramatic special jury award for breakthrough talent at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

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  • Leslie Jones Blasts the Ritz-Carlton:
Leslie Jones Blasts the Ritz-Carlton: "They Don't Like Black People!"

She didn't provide further detail and her rep didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. After hosting the BET Awards on Sunday, Leslie Jones was feeling like a total star . This isn't the first time Jones, 49, has let rip on Twitter after seeming racial encounters. Having long since worn out her welcome with rational folks, th...

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  • San Francisco To Pay Illegal $190K Because He Was Reported, Detained
San Francisco To Pay Illegal $190K Because He Was Reported, Detained

According to Figueroa-Zarceno's attorneys, a San Francisco cop was in direct communication with ICE agents to inform them of the illegal immigrant's status and whereabouts. Alejandro Rodriguez, a California resident and the plaintiff in the case, was held in immigration detention for three years without a hearing for his release.

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  • US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel's Western Wall Prayer Decision
US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel's Western Wall Prayer Decision

If they are serious about replacing Netanyahu, the centrist Yesh Atid and the center-left Zionist Camp (headed by whomever is chosen at the Labor Party primaries on July 4) will have to swallow two bitter pills in the next elections - the leftist Meretz Party and the Arab Joint List party, on the one hand, and the ultra-Orthodox parties, on the oth...

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  • Leeds United reportedly set to make another major signing
Leeds United reportedly set to make another major signing

The goalkeeper is 27 years old, and looks to be snapped up in a hurry after becoming available for the move. The Thedinghausen-born stopper earned one cap for Germany's Under 20 side and had spells at Duisburg and Eintracht Frankfurt before joining Bremen.

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  • Gloria Carter Breaking News, Photos, and Videos
Gloria Carter Breaking News, Photos, and Videos

The song continues, "Cried tears of joy when you fell in love/Don't matter to me if it's a him or her/I just wanna see you smile through all the hate/Marie Antoinette, baby, let 'em eat cake". In the almost five minute song, Gloria closes with lyrics outlining her life in the "shadows". "But life is short, and it's time to be free / Love who ...

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  • Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette will seal summer exit
Lyon 'do not think' Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette will seal summer exit

The striker could be set to replace France worldwide Alexandre Lacazette , who is reportedly an Arsenal target with a potential £45million move being touted this summer. "I think that right now Olivier wants to stay at Arsenal ", Aulas said at the Professional Football Convention in Cannes. Aulas has previously stated that the club are intere...

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  • Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel exchange bumps on-track and words off it
Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel exchange bumps on-track and words off it

Vettel of Germany was given a 10-second stop-and-go penalty in the race - won by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - after being found guilty of unsafe driving but still finished a place ahead of Hamilton in fourth, extending his championship lead to 14 points.

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  • The NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Shares Bought by YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC
The NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Shares Bought by YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC

Omnia Family Wealth LLC's holdings in NextEra Energy were worth $700,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Harbour Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in NextEra Energy during the first quarter valued at $2,025,000. Whittier Communications holds 23,937 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Citigroup owns 1.35M shares. 04/10/2017 - N...

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  • Facebook Is Hiding Some Harry Potter Easter Eggs
Facebook Is Hiding Some Harry Potter Easter Eggs

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published 20 years ago today, and the internet is in full celebration mode. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - known in the USA as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - has gone on to sell more than 450 million copies around the world.

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  • Ron Howard Begins Shooting the Han Solo Movie, Shares First Photo
Ron Howard Begins Shooting the Han Solo Movie, Shares First Photo

Howard, who took over directing duties from Chris Miller and Phil Lord after both were fired from the film, took to Twitter on Thursday (June 29) to share a photo from his first day on set. No, but seriously, that's actually a cool tweet from a guy who has every reason to be angry about Star Wars - but has been nothing but classy about it all -...

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  • Nike says logo of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski too similar to Jumpman
Nike says logo of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski too similar to Jumpman

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski faces opposition from Nike, a company for whom he serves as a spokesperson, concerning a trademark he filed for a logo of him in the act of spiking a football. "Gronk's" party has until an August 5 deadline to respond. "My client has created one of the most recognizable brands in sports today", Gro...

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  • Arizona Residents Evacuated as Wildfires Sweep Western US
Arizona Residents Evacuated as Wildfires Sweep Western US

The containment of the Brian Head Fire is said to be about 20% now. More people were told to evacuate an area south of Prescott on Tuesday as the nearby Goodwin wildfire grew to 4,400 acres. kilometres) of brush and forest. The Utah fire is the largest in the nation at 78 square miles (201 square kilometers). But authorities estimated tha...

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  • Arsenal target 'wants to leave', Lyon confirm yet again
Arsenal target 'wants to leave', Lyon confirm yet again

The Gunners failed with a bid for Lacazette a year ago and such interest has since been revived after Atletico Madrid , with whom the player reached a verbal agreement in May, saw their transfer ban upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).

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  • China accuses Indian troops of crossing into its territory
China accuses Indian troops of crossing into its territory

Beijing demanded New Delhi to immediately withdraw the troops who crossed the Chinese border. Ever since newly-appointed Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat took charge, India has expedited work related to building movable modern bunkers along the border shared with China.

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  • Paul McCartney, Sony settle Beatles song rights dispute
Paul McCartney, Sony settle Beatles song rights dispute

ATV had acquired the songs when it bought out the Fab Four's original publishers Northern Songs back in 1969. McCartney asked the US Copyright Office in 2008 for termination notices to reclaim his copyright for songs such as "Love Me Do", "PS I Love You" and "All You Need Is Love".

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  • WWE Network to exclusively stream Mae Young Classic Women's tournament
WWE Network to exclusively stream Mae Young Classic Women's tournament

That will air at 10 p.m. ET after SmackDown LIVE , which is also scheduled to take place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas that night. The first Mae Young Classic women's tournament will be streamed exclusively on WWE Network .

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  • White House Defends Trump As Senior Lawmakers Condemn Tweets
White House Defends Trump As Senior Lawmakers Condemn Tweets

The venomous words were levied against Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough , who host a morning news show at major news outlet MSNBC , Xinhua news agency reported . Trump was often interviewed on " Morning Joe " during the 2016 presidential campaign, but as the White House relationship with much of the United States media has soured he has rec...

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  • 'Vigilante' dad makes pervert regret creeping on his teen daughter
'Vigilante' dad makes pervert regret creeping on his teen daughter

They planned to meet in a tent in the family's backyard. Not wanting to take the chance that his child and the grown man would take their virtual relationship to the physical level, he chose to launch a sting operation to catch him. 'Just before he enters the tent, the father and three family members... tackle him and zip tie his hands and feet, an...

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  • Lily Collins On Losing Weight For
Lily Collins On Losing Weight For "To The Bone"

I saw myself in the photo and my heart dropped. Perhaps even more harrowing than Collins' own reaction to her weight loss, though, is the reaction of one woman who complimented the actress's gaunt appearance. Barnhart says she hopes Netflix will provide sufficient resources where viewers could turn for help if they, too, are suffering from an...

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  • Shipping giant Maersk says IT systems down due to cyber-attack
Shipping giant Maersk says IT systems down due to cyber-attack

The Port of Los Angeles' largest cargo terminal had its operations snarled for a second day on Wednesday after it was targeted in a global cyberattack that left many major companies scrambling. One of the two big container terminals run by Maersk at the port in Barcelona was also affected while another at the Spanish port of Algeciras has been ...

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  • You Can Buy This Bikini Made From Real Pizza For $10000
You Can Buy This Bikini Made From Real Pizza For $10000

Villa Italian Kitchen , a franchised fast-food pizza restaurant, will make you a customized bikini made out of any kind of pizza you like. Villa Italian Kitchen, a New Jersey-based pizza chain is celebrating the upcoming National Bikini Day (July 5) by offering, and listen to this: a $10,000 pizza bikini made from real pizza.

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  • Funerals for Manchester victims Martyn Hett and Megan Hurley
Funerals for Manchester victims Martyn Hett and Megan Hurley

Hett's coffin, which arrived at Stockport Town Hall in a horse-drawn glass carriage, was covered in images from popular British soap opera Coronation Street . Inside, the schedule for the funeral was listed. A private cremation and wake will be held afterwards for close friends and family, while those who could not fit inside the venue were able...

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