• Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon
Gal Gadot's role in 'Wonder Woman' sparks calls for ban in Lebanon

With its nods to Richard Donner's Superman and Chris Evans' first outing as Captain America, Wonder Woman also exceeds expectations as an origin story with its First World War setting. And " Wonder Woman " has continued the tradition of ending without bonus scenes after the credits. "In addition she supported the israeli army during its attack on...

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  • Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor
Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor

The paper also announced a long-anticipated buyout program that will be created to "significantly shift the balance of editors to reporters at The Times , giving us more on-the-ground journalists developing original work than ever before", executive editor Dean Baquet and managing editor Joseph Kahn said in a memo .

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  • Today's Google Doodle Honors Zaha Hadid, Who Shattered and Pioneered Glass Ceilings
Today's Google Doodle Honors Zaha Hadid, Who Shattered and Pioneered Glass Ceilings

After studying at the Architectural Association in London, she launched her own practice in 1979. Hadid was a trailblazer in her field creating iconic abstract buildings from London's Aquatic Centre and the Vitra Fire Station in Germany to the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Azerbaijan, which is featured in Google's doodle .

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  • McCain: Kushner story 'more and more bizarre'
McCain: Kushner story 'more and more bizarre'

The President has publicly come out in support of Mr Kushner, saying: "I have total confidence in him". "He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars", he said. His comments come after President Donald Trump's trip overseas last week, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel's sta...

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  • Nostalgia Time: Animaniacs reboot on the way with Steven Spielberg
Nostalgia Time: Animaniacs reboot on the way with Steven Spielberg

Scratchansniff and Hello Nurse. While Animaniacs has been dormant since the 1999 direct-to-video movie Yakko's Wish , the property experienced an upsurge in popularity when it arrived on US Netflix a year ago; an occurrence that reportedly incited this reboot effort.

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  • Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50
Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

While neither IS or Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack thus far, the attack has been described as "one of the deadliest" since a similar attack a year ago that killed nearly 100 people. Atmar is believed to have invited Doval to visit Kabul at an early date to not only review the security set up at Indian installations but also...

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  • Kapil Sharma hospitalised after complaining of uneasiness
Kapil Sharma hospitalised after complaining of uneasiness

His co-stars from the Kapil Sharma show , Ali Asgar and Chandan Prabhakar, also quit the show with Sunil Grover . "It is a result of back-to-back shooting". However, Kapil this time has certain the organisers that such things won't repeat and he will be on time. Though, the stand-up comedian was recently in buzz for his mid air fight controversy ...

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  • Vanessa Hudgens tapped to judge 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Vanessa Hudgens tapped to judge 'So You Think You Can Dance'

It's not summer until So You Think You Can Dance premieres with its national open auditions, and this summer the show is getting a huge name as a new judge. Millions of votes will be cast to determine which contestants will be eliminated each week until the victor is named America's Favorite Dancer on the season finale.

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  • Zac Efrons grandparents enjoy Baywatch movie date
Zac Efrons grandparents enjoy Baywatch movie date

In an interview with Variety , producer Beau Flynn revealed that plans for a Baywatch sequel are already underway and cast members expressed their interest in returning for a second film. "We really were a family and I think that comes though on the screen, as well". The 2017 Baywatch movie has an estimated $65 million budget and is tracki...

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  • Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'
Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'

In the wake of the immediate, bipartisan backlash the stunt generated, Squatty Potty dropped Griffin from a social media ad campaign promoting its line of bathroom accessories. CNN , whose New Year's Eve coverage Griffin has co-hosted for a decade, called the images "disgusting and offensive" and suggested she might not be invited back.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' Officially Banned In Lebanon
'Wonder Woman' Officially Banned In Lebanon

The news was confirmed by the Associated Press on Wednesday; an official, who spoke to AP on the condition of anonymity, claimed that "the ban issued by the minister of interior Wednesday has been relayed to the distribution company". Earlier films featuring Gadot, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Furious 7 , have successfully ...

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  • Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport
Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

The standoff lasted almost three hours, temporarily closing the airport, shutting off access and congesting surrounding roads. But no shots were fired and no one was hurt. Santiago's attorney has said he is taking drugs to combat schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. According to an affidavit, a Mears transportation employee said a man, lat...

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  • Keri Russell Reunites With 'Felicity' Costar Scott Speedman on 'Kimmel'
Keri Russell Reunites With 'Felicity' Costar Scott Speedman on 'Kimmel'

Russell talked about her longtime friendship with the Animal Kingdom actor on Jimmy Kimmel Live and the actors answered questions about a possible Felicity revival. While Felicity may be one of the few nostalgic TV faves not now slated for a revival, two of its stars shared their own adorable mini-reunion this week.

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  • Covfefe: When a typo goes viral
Covfefe: When a typo goes viral

But it also happens to Donald Trump to tweet to say ... anything! What in the world does " covfefe " mean? Quickly, the "word" covfefe began trending. Look, I don't like that the President of the United States is blurting out every little thing that crosses his mind, 24 hours a day on the Internet.

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  • Film company apologizes for fat-shaming Snow White
Film company apologizes for fat-shaming Snow White

Tess Holliday , one of the only models above a size 16 regularly working in the industry, has been one of the most vocal. The poster reads , "What if Snow White was no longer attractive and the 7 Dwarfs not so short?" Holliday wrote , tagging Moretz's Twitter account.

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  • Trump hails Oklahoma soldier who died in Afghanistan at Arlington National Cemetery
Trump hails Oklahoma soldier who died in Afghanistan at Arlington National Cemetery

Collins said those who experience loss should turn to God and each other for support and that they should never forget those loved ones as they move forward. Like his three most recent predecessors, Trump never served in combat nor the active-duty military, and at one point during his campaign a year ago he offended veterans by denigrating the se...

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  • Britain's Got Talent finale moves for Ariana Grande's charity gig
Britain's Got Talent finale moves for Ariana Grande's charity gig

ITV will instead broadcast the British Soap Awards on Tuesday at 20:00 BST. A spokesman said ITV had "no desire to distract from the important cause" Grande's concert is raising money for. 'Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously th...

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  • Funeral plans set for the late great rocker Gregg Allman
Funeral plans set for the late great rocker Gregg Allman

As he confessed in his 1987 hit, Gregg Allman was "no angel". "He was a kind and gentle soul with the best laugh I ever heard". "Gregg meant so many things to so many different people, and I think that was one of the wonderful things about Gregg is there was so much music to choose from".

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  • 'Baywatch' sequel was in talks ahead of first film's release, producer says
'Baywatch' sequel was in talks ahead of first film's release, producer says

At Rotten Tomatoes , currently, Baywatch is rated 18% rotten. The actress stars alongside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron in the Baywatch revamp, which hits movie theatres this week (begs22May17). Priyanka Chopra plays the evil Victoria Leeds , a wealthy and ambitious entrepreneur using the beach to smuggle in drugs. Chopra's engag...

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  • Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video
Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

I went way too far", Griffin said. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said on MSNBC that he condemns Griffin's image and told her, a friend, that the image doesn't belong in American political discourse. Squatty Potty , a Utah-based bathroom products company, said in a statement Tuesday that it has suspended an ad campaign featuring Griffin. A New Mex...

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  • Lorde surprises lucky NYC cashier with free concert tickets
Lorde surprises lucky NYC cashier with free concert tickets

The original track, which was released back in March, was released in addition to the promotional single, "Liability", as the first glimpse of her forthcoming third album, Melodrama , due June 16. I'm crying rn (right now)! But later, she posted a screenshot of her Twitter direct message conversation with the pop star, in which Lorde admits ...

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  • Five questions on Trump's potential move of US Israel embassy
Five questions on Trump's potential move of US Israel embassy

President Trump on Wednesday delayed a hotly anticipated decision over whether to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - a move he repeatedly vowed to order during his campaign - signing a waiver postponing such a change by six months as part of a likely effort to use it as leverage in a possible Middle East peace deal.

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  • 'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'
'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

But nobody else has denied it. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster only say there's nothing wrong with back channels. Jared Kushner , an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-rangin...

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  • Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth
Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

They come from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum , which digitized records relating to his educational experience. The exhibit displays more than 80 photographs, text panels and artifacts of Kennedy's life. The youngest man ever elected president of the United States, at age 43, Kennedy famously told Americans in his inauguratio...

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  • 'Furious' UK reportedly stops sharing intelligence with US following Manchester attack leak
'Furious' UK reportedly stops sharing intelligence with US following Manchester attack leak

Upon her arrival in Brussels , Ms. For the moment all the parties who are talking - on and off the record - say that this episode won't affect US efforts to foster greater global collaboration or threaten the US-UK "special relationship".

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  • Superman joins the team on Justice League theater concession merchandise
Superman joins the team on Justice League theater concession merchandise

Simmons as Jim Gordon, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West. He said: " Aquaman will be referring to the movie Justice League , and there will be references in Aquaman to what preceded the events in Aquaman , and I think that's what's planned".

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  • Manchester terror attack: Further arrests made this morning
Manchester terror attack: Further arrests made this morning

British officials were infuriated by the leaks but believe USA law enforcement was responsible for them, not the White House. Leaks from an investigation into the Manchester terror attack are undermining the probe, British police said on Thursday as the BBC reported that police had stopped sharing information with the US.

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  • Near gale delays first America's Cup races to Saturday
Near gale delays first America's Cup races to Saturday

The British syndicate came into the qualifiers with two bonus points from the America's Cup World Series, from which Team USA brought one point. Oracle went 2-0 while Land Rover BAR, Team New Zealand , Artemis Racing of Sweden and SoftBank Team Japan all went 1-1.

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  • The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,
The father and younger brother of the Manchester bomber,

If confirmed , the halt to the sharing investigative details with Britain's most important defence and security ally would underscore the level of anger in Britain at leaks to the US media of details about the police investigation. The Associated Press reports the brothers' father, Ramadan Abedi, was also arrested in Libya but did not say why...

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  • Bella Thorne reunites with former beau Gregg
Bella Thorne reunites with former beau Gregg

Clearly the former couple have chose to remain friends as Bella declared she "loved" her on-time live in boyfriend. It may have been Gregg Sulkin's birthday earlier this week, but it was his Instagram followers who were treated to the flawless present.

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  • Dillon earns 1st win at Coca-Cola 600
Dillon earns 1st win at Coca-Cola 600

A couple who attended the race and had lost their son in Iraq years before asked me if we had run the scroll during that weekend's broadcast. "Then when I got the news about saving fuel, I did all that I could from that point and just came up a little bit short".

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  • 'The Square' bags Palme D'Or, Sofia Coppola Best Director at Cannes
'The Square' bags Palme D'Or, Sofia Coppola Best Director at Cannes

The president of the awards judging panel, director Pedro Almodovar , known for his strong female protagonists, told how he puts films through a "test" by analysing how much of the female characters' storylines centre around their male counterparts.

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  • European Union fears London could veto budget over Brexit talks
European Union fears London could veto budget over Brexit talks

It lists 74 different EU bodies which it wants Britain to pay its share of funding, including the European Commission, the European Standards Agency and the EU Council. "If the Council and Parliament think that the Commission should submit a realistic draft next year, then we will be freed from the obligations of the financial regulation, otherwise...

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  • Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy
Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy

Ms Abedi said she thought he was driven by America's military attacks in the Middle East. Media reports from the United States claim that the 22-year-old terrorist phoned the family home in north Africa just hours before he attacked the Ariana Grande concert, killing 23 people including himself.

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  • Robert Pattinson Was Almost Fired From 'Twilight'
Robert Pattinson Was Almost Fired From 'Twilight'

The 31-year-old British actor confessed in an interview with the New York Times that his agents had to fly in after he was nearly dismissed from the 2008 film's set. Outside of the romantic fantasy franchise, Pattinson praised his 2012 film " Cosmopolis ", which was the first movie he made following the wrap of " Twilight ".

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