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by | June 02, 2017 | 18:19

The sequel looks to pull in another US$24.2 million over the four-day weekend, raising its domestic total close to US$340 million. This is a surprising turn of events considering the films that were released this past week. "This is a trend that we've seen play out over the course of these films", said Dave Hollis, executive vice president of distribution for Disney .

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:49

He says "the fact that the person that did this is related to us by blood is something that's going to stay with me for the rest of my life". "She looks after her disabled mum so it is her only escape". "We urge all customers to check their inboxes, especially junk and spam folders, and claim their tickets by 2pm". 'There is a small number of instances where customers have not received their confirmation, however our customer service team continues to work extremely hard to contact customers ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:59

Starring Gal Gadot , the super hero movie tells the story of Wonder Woman leaving her home to fight in World War I, discovering her powers and destiny along the way. A WW1 plane crashes through the mist that hides the island where the Amazons live and she follows him into the real world to play her part in the war.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:48

I'm sure we can do it again". "I am so happy because when I arrived, people said I had no experience, no experience of British football , no experience of players - I always had to fight against that", Wagner said. "He presented us with them before the semi-final against Sheffield Wednesday, and I've been wearing this for two weeks now". The current QPR boss said: "I'm never going to live it down, I put them in the bottom three in my predictions [for Sky Sports], but they've been ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:15

People who were at the original Manchester Arena gig on May 22 where suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated his device were offered free passes to attend Sunday's event. Those who need to register for tickets can do so here, by providing their booking reference and information about where they bought their ticket , including the venue box office, or ticketing websites.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:53

Mr Putin declined to comment on the media ban, but brushed off the hacking allegations, saying: "Actions can not be based on hunches, hunches that are moreover unconfirmed". Putin seemed wowed, saying he was "very impressed by the grandeur of France, by its history". As Macron put it, this will be considered a "red line" for France : "The use of chemical weapons by anyone will be the object of reprisals and immediate retaliation on the part of France".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:34

Four large portraits of Cornell were on display on a dais where Morello, actor Josh Brolin and the rocker's Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron delivered eulogies under overcast skies at Hollywood Forever Cemetery . "A lot of his lyrics could be sad, but his music was so handsome", said fan Chris Heathcoat, 46, who brought white roses to the cemetery. "I needed some closure on this".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:32

To watch the livestream from home, check EA.com on June 10. The battle will take place in Naboo and also sees Darth Maul and Rey getting involved. As a matter of fact, the video game publishing titan has now revealed by way of a new blog post that it will host a gameplay livestream reveal on June 10, 2017 at 12:30 PM PT to show off a 40-player battle called the Assault on Theed.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:26

The state owes $14.5 billion in unpaid bills to state contractors and vendors. "We now need everyone to step up and do their jobs and do this for the state of IL". It's not too late for the governor to change course and come back to the table. Andy Manar (D), one of the bill's sponsors, said in a statement. We don't have a budget.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:26

I mean, sure, I guess he's unique, but I'm not sure how many people would consider Jack Sparrow endearing at this point (especially considering Depp's off-camera troubles). I'm not telling anybody what to do, but I'm thinking that Pirates of the Caribbean should have really just ended with At World's End . It's gone on for 14 years, had 5 installments, one unofficial conclusion, and given the nature of this film's conclusion, I would say it's time for Ol' Jack to finally hang up the ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:51

The new couple was seen courtside at a basketball game, also revealing a little public flirtation, where one onlooker said Travis was kissing her neck. She explained that 'what was great was that they just - it was so easy , that split. "There has not been any drama with her since". The photo showed the 19-year-old and her latest rapper squeeze, 25, heading to a pharmacy together in Calabasas.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:49

The YouGov/Times voting intention figures show the Conservatives down to 42 per cent from 43 per cent at the weekend. They picked Corbyn, a rank outsider who just scraped enough nominations to make it into the contest, to lead the party in a new direction.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:12

If they don't want to vote for it, they are going to have to go back and speak to their constituents and explain to them why it is that we have a Tory government instead. Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, and Rebecca Long-Bailey, Labour's Shadow Business Secretary, will set out how they see Labour's plans for jobs and wealth creation unleashing the untapped potential of every part of the country at an event at York Science Park on Friday 2 June.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:42

For Cummins, whose career has been blighted by several back stress fractures, just being in contention again is something of a relief. The 24-year-old made his global debut in 2011, yet the fact he's played just three Tests and 28 one-day internationals since then is testament to how much time Cummins has spent on the treatment table.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:50

As Christiana Figueres, the former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - who led the talks that created the Paris Climate Agreement in December 2015 - explained on that same call, it was always people in states, cities, and companies that would be working to cut emissions.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:05

On Oct. 29, 1971, just before the group achieved mainstream popularity, Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle accident. Allman played his last concert in October as health problems forced him to cancel other 2016 shows. There he joined Duane and the other musicians - Dickey Betts (guitar), Berry Oakley (bass), Butch Trucks (drums) and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums) - comprising the Allman Brothers Band's earliest incarnation.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:36

Arsene Wenger signed a two-year contract to remain as Arsenal boss on Wednesday as the club's hierarchy demanded a sustained push for the Premier League title. He has a great opportunity to deliver the success that the fans deserve and the legacy that his long contribution merits. "Without the right support there remains a real risk his legacy will be tarnished".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:04

The i carries the headline "Ambush", saying that other parties targeted the Home Secretary on her party's campaign, while the Mirror opts for "Leaderless ..." But buoyed by rising poll ratings - and the chance to make May look evasive - Corbyn changed his mind.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:36

In the extended clip released on Thursday, Stone and Putin can be seen driving in a auto with an English translator in the backseat, discussing topics such as Edward Snowden's whistleblowing and Russian intelligence. The former NSA contractor's asylum that ended his 39-day stay in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport had been due to expire this year. When Stone asked Putin if he thought the NSA had gone too far in its eavesdropping, the Russian leader replied, "of course they ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:36

Like the middle-aged "Material Girl" (most famous for her recent public utterance, "Yes, I have thought an very bad lot about blowing up the White House "), Ms. In fact, Trump was elected by everyday Americans - not by the Hollywood elites or the Griffins of the world. Trump responded as well. When 11-year-old Barron Trump saw an image of his father's severed head on TV, he reportedly screamed for his mother.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:43

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Thursday said that he believes that "it would be best" for Griffin not to take part in a planned July 7 event in Beverly Hills, in which she was told hold a conversation with him to talk about his new book. Potus slammed the image as "sick" and said that his 11-year-old son Barron "was having a hard time" after seeing the image of the bloodied head that resembles his father.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:30

What if I didn't blame the other person for anything, and held myself 100 per cent accountable? What if I checked my own shit at the door and put my children first? Gwyneth made a decision to focus on what she still loved about Chris to foster their friendship.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:49

He said he would consider re-entry if the US could get a better deal. "Thanks to president Donald Trump , America is back". The head of upcoming United Nations climate talks vowed Friday (Jun 2) that the fight against global warming would continue despite Washington's "unfortunate" decision to abandon the Paris climate deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:10

The last few days, the internet was up in arms about a photo of comedian Kathy Griffin holding up a mock bloody severed head resembling USA president Donald Trump . In 2005 she was sacked from her job as an E! network red-carpet commentator after joking at the Golden Globe Awards that child actress Dakota Fanning had checked into rehab.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:18

U.S. diplomatic and economic muscle was vital in getting emerging powers and growing polluters like India on board - and on striking a deal with China. Other lawmakers, including U.S. Senator Rand Paul, took to twitter to defend the move. Paul described the action as "great news for the economy" that "could save as many as 6 million U.S.jobs".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:36

Fox News reported that Nunes" subpoenas signal the House Intelligence Committee "is intensifying its investigation into allegations that Obama-era aides improperly demanded the " unmasking' of names of associates of President Trump that had appeared, in coded form, in classified intelligence reports, then leaked the data to news media organizations".

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:08

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark addresses the media at her office in Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The power-sharing agreement announced Monday and described in additional detail Tuesday calls for a four-year agreement that would see the Greens support a New Democratic minority government under Horgan on matters of supply and confidence.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:26

BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie exhausted to convince Mr Trump to stay in the Paris agreement. A day earlier, Trump met with EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, who has been among the administration's most vocal advocates of pulling out of Paris.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:56

They should be in the top four along with Australia and England . Australia must decide whether to unleash all of their "fearsome foursome" of Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson in their Champions Trophy opener against New Zealand tomorrow.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:20

According to Politico , Trump's executive order on ethics aimed to limit lobbyists' role in the Trump administration , as well as restrict government employees' work for former clients or employers. Again, they didn't even put a date on the waiver. A spokeswoman for the White House did not respond to a request for comment. A chart dumped online Wednesday night lists waivers that, in one way or another, extend to almost everyone working in the executive office.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:36

All the proceeds from the sale will go to Southern Poverty Law Centre (SPLC). After Irwin won out, it was bought for $789,000 in 2002 by Dan Pritzker, a Deadhead philanthropist and heir to the Chicago family behind the Hyatt hotel chain.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:51

After this start I'm thinking a more realistic United States total for the film would be $160-170 million. Below, see how each of the former films fared at the box office, both in the USA and across the seas. No part of the world can say no to a pirate movie. That -70.6% could have been even worse if not for the holiday weekend where Sunday acted like a second Saturday.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:49

Chelsea Clinton called it " vile and wrong ". "I went too far", she said in a video posted to Instagram late Tuesday . "The image is too disturbing.I understand how it affects people". In an earlier statement obtained by ET, CNN also called the photo shoot " disgusting and offensive ", though said they were still "evaluating" Griffin's annual New Year's Eve gig.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:04

A spokesman said: "We will assess these complaints before deciding whether or not to investigate". And Amanda quipped: "Will people be complaining to Ofcom?" She usually gets it so right. "Is her body. Not yours #BritainsGotTalent". David Walliams also took a dig at the star, telling a female choir: 'You're really classy, none of you are wearing a really inappropriate low-cut top!' I hope so, I really do'.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:56

Mark Hamill , Kelly Marie Tran , John Boyega , Daisy Ridley , Rian Johnson , Kathleen Kennedy and Josh Gad attends the Star Wars Celebration day 02 on April 14, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. We love and miss our General Organa but we know she's probably watching over us with a Coke in hand. Vanity Fair also detailed three of the new characters featured in the new film.