• Wonder Woman's Israeli star sparks call for film ban in Lebanon
Wonder Woman's Israeli star sparks call for film ban in Lebanon

The country is officially at war with Israel and has a law that boycotts Israeli products and bars Lebanese citizens from travelling or having contact with Israeli citizens. But now, the ban has not yet been enforced, and one Lebanese cinema chain has even revealed that a Lebanese premiere is being planned. And while the movie looks to be going i...

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  • Jay-Z's Nephew Nahziah Carter Commits To Washington
Jay-Z's Nephew Nahziah Carter Commits To Washington

The small forward originally pledged his commitment to the Dayton Flyers, but he opened his recruitment process back once head coach Archie Miller fled his post in favor of the Indiana Hoosiers. 2 overall shooting guard in the 2017 recruiting class. Carter is also the nephew of famous rapper Jay Z, also know as Shawn Carter. Last season, Carter...

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  • Olympic sevens rugby set to continue into the 2024 Games
Olympic sevens rugby set to continue into the 2024 Games

Men's events in boxing, canoeing, shooting and rowing have also been swapped out for women's events, the IOC announced following an executive committee meeting at its lakeside headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. "To be blunt, LA 2024 has never been only about LA or 2024", Wasserman said in a statement Thursday. Bach, however, said Friday the...

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  • A Wonder Woman sequel will probably happen, but when?
A Wonder Woman sequel will probably happen, but when?

It was literally right before I auditioned for " Wonder Woman .'", Gadot says. For the record, Lebanon has had an argumentative relationship with the Israelis for decades and has an agreement that the country will be boycotting products from its neighbouring country in the South.

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  • Man shot and wounded after attacking police officer at Notre Dame
Man shot and wounded after attacking police officer at Notre Dame

Parisian police say both the attacker and the 23-year-old officer who was hit with the hammer will survive. Paris police added that "the perpetrator has been neutralized" and is now in the hospital. Although the hour-long operation at Notre Dame has ended, France's counter-terrorism office has opened an investigation. Among the several hund...

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP considering support for UK PM May's Conservatives
Northern Ireland's DUP considering support for UK PM May's Conservatives

Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister, replaces joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill. The Conservatives will remain in power until a decision about the next government is taken. Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. The Tories are expected to close the final tally at 318, with the 10 DUP MPs gi...

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  • Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses
Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

Cataldo, to dismiss the criminal case Friday . Today, prosecutors showed the court two videos found on Roy's computer, recorded exactly a month before he died. "But it will be abundantly clear that for weeks prior to agreeing to his plan, she tried to talk him out of it, and he tried to get her to commit suicide with him".

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  • Defense must now convince jurors in Cosby trial
Defense must now convince jurors in Cosby trial

He said the effects Constand described in her testimony "could be consistent with ingestion" of Benadryl. He says the sexual encounter with Andrea Constand was consensual. An adult would need to take only one tablet to induce drowsiness, expert Timothy Rohrig said. Prosecutors on Friday are in their second day of reading deposition excerpts to ...

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  • Trump's tweeted 'covfefe' becomes a NY vanity license plate
Trump's tweeted 'covfefe' becomes a NY vanity license plate

Trump later poked fun at the typo: "Who can figure out the true meaning of 'covfefe"??? Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor at large, said that " covfefe " was a typographical error, but people still turned to the dictionary to look up the definition, according to The Washington Post .

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  • 'Holy heartbreak Batman!' Tributes to caped crusader actor Adam West
'Holy heartbreak Batman!' Tributes to caped crusader actor Adam West

West's campy version of Batman became a hit for ABC in 1966, but his success in the series made it hard for him to find other starring roles during his six-decade career. Burt Ward concluded his tribute to his friend by saying that his friend's death is an unexpected loss and he will forever miss the other man. West took on the role of Mayo...

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  • John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements
John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements

McCain then tried again, asking Comey repeatedly if he was aware of the president or members of his inner circle being at risk of being blackmailed by foreign governments, to which Comey simply said that was a question he could not answer.

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  • Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee
Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Winning words have included: Laodicean, luge, therapy, croissant, milieu, lyceum, kamikaze, antediluvian, chiaroscurist, logorrhea, Purim, and knack. "I have a set method of study now". Ananya Vinay , of Fresno, took the crown after correctly spelling " marocain ", a dress fabric. The young girl - who, the Times noted, remained expressionless, ...

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  • Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination
Cosby's accuser stands by her story under cross-examination

When asked why she continued to meet with Cosby after the incident, Constand replied , "I wasn't scared of somebody making a pass at me". Ms Constand has been barred from talking about her allegations for almost 12 years, following a successful civil case she brought against the comedian in 2006.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn:
Jeremy Corbyn: "I can still be Prime Minister"

Flanked by her members of Parliament , Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) leader, and former Northern Ireland First Minister, Arlene Foster (C), poses for a photograph outside the Stormont Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 9, 2017, following the result of the general election.

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  • Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony
Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

US President Donald Trump had on Friday denied he tried to interfere with an FBI investigation, effectively accusing James Comey , the FBI's former director , of lying under oath to Congress . "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct". TRUMP: 100 percent. I didn't ...

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  • Ex-Penn State president will serve 2-month jail sentence
Ex-Penn State president will serve 2-month jail sentence

Spanier, 69, went to trial and was convicted of misdemeanor child endangerment in March after a five-year prosecution. Spanier, who was convicted at a jury trial, has said he plans to appeal . The university has paid tens of millions of dollars to settle lawsuits filed by Sandusky's victims, and the total could eventually exceed $100 million...

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  • Holmberg, Abreu leads White Sox past Indians 5-3
Holmberg, Abreu leads White Sox past Indians 5-3

Tommy Kahnle warmed up in the ninth, but Robertson pitched a ideal inning for his 10th save. Chicago won despite having six runners thrown out on the bases. Andrew Miller relieved Kluber and struck out half of the hitters he faced (four strikeouts) in two scoreless innings. They also have a losing record within their division (13-14) after feast...

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  • Ibra's exit confirmed but he's set to stay in Europe
Ibra's exit confirmed but he's set to stay in Europe

Ibrahimovic led the Red Devils in goals during his reign with 28 in all competitions. What is set to be his last sighting in a United shirt came against Anderlecht in April in the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals, during which the pony-tailed Ibrahimovic was carried off on a stretcher with ruptured cruciate ligaments.

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  • Comey ties firing to Russia
Comey ties firing to Russia

But her words didn't blunt the implication of Comey's charge. Comey said it was not up to him but instead the independent special counsel in the Russian probe, Robert Mueller , to decide whether Trump broke a law. The former FBI director said he thought that would be inappropriate because Trump could potentially come under investigation late...

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  • 3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet
3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

One of the new models to benefit from improvements since the original release of the Model S in 2012 is the more affordable Model 3 , Tesla's attempt at mass-market electric vehicle. Earlier this week, it was revealed that U.S. insurance provider AAA of Southern California plans to raise rates for Tesla owners , in some cases by as much as 30...

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