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by | June 08, 2017 | 22:06

The Tom Cruise-led reboot is being absolutely savaged by the critics, who are painting it boring, unfunny, monstrous, awful, disappointing, and "by far the worst movie Tom Cruise has ever made." . He still just wants to entertain. Now before I get into the context of this story, Mr Cruise, let's tell the other readers what's your new movie is all about.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:28

Valeria Khadija Collina, an Italian woman living in Bologna, said Youseff Zaghba had phoned her for what she later realised was a "goodbye" call on Thursday. "He was mixing with the wrong people". "When children make mistakes, parents always feel some guilt". His mother said her son used to show her videos of Syria and wanted to go "because it was a place where you could live according to a pure Islam".

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:05

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi charged that President Trump's grounds for withdrawing the us from the Paris Climate Agreement "was totally not factual". "I think children know more about this subject than some of the people advising the president", Pelosi said. The actor who starred in Before the Flood movie which is a 2016 documentary about the climate change urged his fans and friends on Twitter to support three activist organizations.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:17

The wind is expected to ease to about 12 to 16 knots today, more within New Zealands comfort zone, having capsized in strong winds in their last race on Tuesday. BAR were awarded the race win as a result of the incident. He's struggled for speed on his 50-foot foiling catamaran and been involved in three crashes, including a spectacular one on the first day of the qualifiers that nearly sank his boat.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:34

United defender Chris Smalling has defended criticism of his fitness record by insisting he does not need to be "pain free" to play. The France midfielder joined United in a world-record £89.3million switch from Juventus last summer and his performances were up and down during a sometimes hard first season.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:24

The leader of the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles says "LA 2024 has never been only about LA or 2024" - another signal that the city could be willing to host the 2028 Olympics and let Paris take the 2024 Games. "When Discovery Communications secured the rights across Europe for the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, we did so with tremendous passion, commitment and ambition, irrespective of the location of the Games", said Discovery Communications President and chief ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:33

She's been experiencing quite a bit of morning sickness, but the couple is still super-excited about their impending addition. "It was the first time that we were actually excited about the possibility of being pregnant", Hubbard says. Florida Georgia Line is on the road all summer long with "The Smooth Tour" featuring the Backstreet Boys on stadium dates. The Florida Georgia Line member and his wife have shared the news that their family is growing.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:37

Jeffries finished the show bidding everyone goodnight and saying "I think we can all do better". Jefferies asked Pitt about future forecasts, to which the Inglourious Basterds star responded, 'There is no future'. And Pitt isn't alone among fellow movie stars in addressing climate change. Brad Pitt has warned "there is no future" in a rather bleak comedy sketch about Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:09

I wouldn't say it was a matter of my dad loving Khloe more than me. Destiny described what it was like to have Kardashian come back into the picture after her father overdosed at a Las Vegas brothel in 2015. Destiny explained, "It was insane that my dad was getting married to this woman that I used to watch religiously". "I basically gave him the ultimatum that it was rehab or him not speaking to me anymore", Destiny says.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:29

A new image Star Wars Battlefront II image has surfaced, showcasing how awesome Theed can look on DICE's Frostbite Engine. Theed will be featured as part of the 20 versus 20 multiplayer demonstration during EA Play on Saturday, and it looks like the team at DICE will be very faithful to the design of the map - amongst many others that will be included in the game.

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:32

Authorities have identified a third London attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba Tuesday. "I am going to be a terrorist ", Youssef Zaghba allegedly told authorities in 2016, after he was stopped in an attempt to travel to Syria .

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:27

Manchester United have reportedly decided against offering Zlatan Ibrahimovic a contract extension at the club. The Sweden star enjoyed a brilliant first season in the Premier League, scoring 28 goals in all competitions before a serious knee injury ended his campaign early during United's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo at the start of May.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:48

She has shared a very racy picture ahead of the launch of her new Camouflage Collection. In addition, the insider shared that she has bought him nice dinners and promised exotic vacations in the future. Kylie Jenner's clothing line is just one of the reality star's successful venture. According to reports, Kylie Jenner teamed up with sister Khloe to create a limited edition makeup sets, including lip products and pressed powder palette.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:05

Robert Puentes, president and CEO of the independent Washington-based Eno Center for Transportation think tank, said IN ended up being very well protected. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to give a speech next week to address worker training programs. "The Republicans are working very very hard on getting a great health-care plan", he added.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:45

Comey opened the door to questioning about a possible FBI investigation of Trump, writing in his testimony that he assured the president during a March 30 phone conversation that no such investigation had been launched. Former FBI Director James Comey will say in his opening statement at a congressional hearing that President Donald Trump told him, "I need loyalty".

by | June 08, 2017 | 21:20

Antonio Conte is in the market for a new striker after telling Diego Costa he has no future at the club and Morata is one of several top class frontmen to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge. He didn't play at all against Bayern Munich in the last eight. A large pay increase for a start. In truth, a move for James Rodriguez by Manchester United remains quite unlikely.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:52

Trump's comments were made despite the fact that Qatar is home to the largest United States military base in the Middle East, with at least 8,000 USA personnel based in the country. The two held talks, though details of their discussions were not released. Support for Qatar came from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who criticized the sanctions and vowed to maintain and develop ties with Doha.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:45

Irving didn't let that happen, scoring 16 in the third and the Cavs held the Warriors to 22 points in their lowest scoring output in any quarter in this postseason. But the next GM, whether it's Griffin or someone else, would have to decide (with Gilbert's blessing) if the Cavs, as constructed, with tinkering, can play the Warriors, or if moving a player like Love and getting back entirely new pieces is necessary.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:50

Khuram Shazad Butt was associated with the banned extremist group al-Muhajiroun, co-founded by notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary, and appeared in a 2016 documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ". London police on Monday named two of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge late on Saturday and injured dozens more. Butt, 27, was a Pakistan-born British citizen who was known to the police.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:23

The choice of casting seems flawless with Gal Gadot , the actress who plays Wonder Woman , not just being the pretty face in the film but giving the character depth and emotion throughout the entirety of the movie as well. The profile also reveals that both she and star Gal Gadot are contractually committed to a possible Wonder Woman sequel, which will take place in the modern day.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:55

If the films do take us back to the past, maybe Prodigium, the secret organization whose objective is to track, study, and-when necessary-destroy evil embodied in the form of monsters in our world, has existed a lot longer than we thought.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:21

Miranda Lambert belted out her newest hit, "Pink Sunglasses", and we'll just say, nobody does sassy quite like Miranda. The 2017 CMT Music Awards is broadcasting live from Nashville on CMT. I love writing songs. Nicholasville's TK McKamy was part of one win at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards , and was fortunate to work with the artist that gave the most love to its director.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:56

Fans of musicals are also familiar with The Phantom of the Opera , Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation based on the novel of the same name by Gaston Leroux. It was previously announced that Johnny Depp has signed on to play The Invisible Man , while Javier Bardem will portray Frankenstein's Monster .

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:06

The bill raises individual income tax rates to 3.1 percent, 5.25 percent and 5.7 percent by the 2018 tax year after an initial phase-in this year. The law is expected to generate $1.2 billion in additional revenue for the State of Kansas in the next two years.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:52

Internationally, the movie brought in $122.5 million, boosting its global haul to $223 million after just one weekend. And though she didn't name-drop the latter, Jenkins reaffirmed that Wonder Woman 2 - or whatever title Warner Bros. 2" is the superhero season's early box office star lord, the latest "Spider-Man" series reboot is a month away from swinging into theaters and the solstice sun doesn't rise for another couple weeks.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:28

Viewers can expect to see " Mummy " characters team up with the Invisible Man , Frankenstein's monster , the Wolf Man , and the Creature from the Black Lagoon . Bride of Frankenstein is the only movie on the schedule, and it's not due out until 2019. With Kurtzman's statement, it is likely that Vlad the Impaler will get another reboot in the future.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:17

Comey confirms President Trump's claim that he was not "personally" under investigation by the FBI - but what does "personally" mean, and was that only true at the time or is it so now? But it was Comey's recollection of Trump's remarks about former national security adviser Mike Flynn - and Trump's request to drop the FBI's investigation into Flynn's ties to the Russian government - that is perhaps the most damning part of what the fired law enforcement official is expected to be ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:40

The prime minister called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations, to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce and to strengthen her grip on the Conservative Party . Essentially, the smaller May's majority gets, the harder Brexit is likely to be. Any increased sense of political uncertainty is likely to damage the appeal of the Pound, with the GBP EUR exchange rate set to slump sharply if no party gains a majority at this juncture.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:40

Comey told Trump he wasn't under investigation . They also expressed concern about the political and legal repercussions of Trump's unpredictable behavior, and expressed dismay that the president does not seem capable of focusing on his administration's policy agenda.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:18

Three years ago, Harry Styles Tweeted that it was "impossible to listen to [Kacey Musgraves] too much". Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday June 16 at 9.00am via Ticketmaster , so set your alarms. All Harry Styles tour dates are listed, with some music, below. Texas country singer Kacey Musgraves of "Follow Your Arrow" fame will serve as opening act on the tour.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:06

Up by the score of 113-107 with just over three minutes left, they appeared poised to make it a competitive series. The Warriors shut out the Cavs over the final 3:08 and scored the game's last 11 points, seven of them by Kevin Durant , whose 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds remaining put Golden State up for good and on the way to a thrilling 118-113 victory that brought a strangulating 3-0 NBA Finals lead.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:18

Lawyers for the two sides have also agreed on three of the six alternates so far. There were two women in their 50s and 60s, and one man in his 70s or 80s. Cosby, who does not expect to testify, insists their sexual encounter was consensual and pleaded not guilty to all charges. On Wednesday, a second black person became the 12th juror while two more were selected as alternates.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:18

Ever since Swizz Beatz made an Instagram post earlier this year featuring the Brooklyn rapper with the caption "AlbumZoneMode", fans have been eagerly anticipating an album announcement. Though a collaboration has been announced, it remains ambiguous as to what the partnership is and whether it ties in to new music from Jay Z . Fans remain hopeful that 4:44 is connected to new material from the artist.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:28

But the White House doesn't seem concerned about the tweets' impact on the case. The Justice Department declined to comment. "People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN", Trump wrote.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:35

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as most USA workers continue to enjoy job security. Claims surged by 20,000 in the prior week, with California, Tennessee, Kansas, and Missouri accounting for the bulk of the increase.