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Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan


McCain had been particularly incensed over Trump's insults against the parents of U.S. Army Capt. Humayun Khan , chiding Trump's decision to "defame those who are the best among us". She was extremely quiet. When asked if Trump should apologize, as Scott said: "You can talk to Donald Trump ". But none have rescinded their endorsement of Trump, and Rubio said he wouldn't, either - underscoring the ambivalence of many Republicans toward their standard-bearer this year, but also the ... Read More »

Chinese human rights activist gets suspended sentence

He has also been deprived of his political rights for five years, according to Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People's Court, Xinhua news agency reported. Wang was arrested in January and was accused of subverting state power. State media said that the charges related to organising demonstrations and sit-ins outside jails and courts across China. Read More »

Box Office Roundup: Jason Bourne Returns To The Top

Matt Damon's latest film, Jason Bourne , features the return of his iconic super-assassin. The irreverent comedy under performed as studio expectations were predicting $30 million for its opening weekend. The new films will hope for better holds than last weekend's No. 1 movie, " Star Trek Beyond ", which took in an estimated $24.2 million during its second weekend, a 59% drop. Read More »

Obama's library a tough choice between 2 historic parks

The chairman of the Obama Foundation says Jackson Park's "iconic location" on the Chicago lakefront and its historical significance were key to its selection for Barack Obama's presidential library. Obama, who started out as a community organizer on Chicago's far South Side, said in a written statement Friday that the library will spur development. Read More »

Trump moves from 'crooked Hillary' to 'the devil' in USA presidential race


Whilst 62,000,000 people - one in four - identify themselves as evangelicals, making them the country's largest religious group. Donald Trump launched a familiar attack against Sen. But he asked why they are still endorsing him. He criticised the mother of 27-year-old army captain Humayun Khan, for not speaking alongside her husband at the Democratic National Convention , and suggested she had not been "allowed" to speak. Read More »

That time Jason Bourne went to a fake CES

Jason Bourne is now playing! If you don't believe me, look at " Jason Bourne ", where the hard-hitting assassin of the title heads into a place every tech hack feels at home: a technology trade show. It's clearly why we had that longing when we see him grace the screen again in " Jason Bourne ". Damon was impressive in the 1996 film Courage Under Fire (ticking the box for the "role that involves extreme weight loss" early in his career). Read More »

Did Hillary Clinton get the post convention bump as expected?


Clinton followed her historic acceptance speech last week as the first woman presidential nominee for a major party with a rally in Philadelphia before embarking on a bus tour of Rust Belt states Pennsylvania and Ohio. And while her trustworthy numbers are an accumulation of decades of accusations and innuendos, perceptions often trump reality. Trump to Stephanopoulos: (About Kahn's wife at the DNC) "She had nothing to say". Read More »

Jason Bourne tops United States box office on opening weekend


The Universal action thriller grabbed $50.1M in 46 markets including Korea, UK and Australia, to best all previous Bourne movies on a like-for-like market basis. Doing well with young women moviegoers, the movie has grossed $14.9 million in its first five days. Did you head out to theaters this weekend? The look at what pets do when their owners are at work has earned $296.2 million and seems destined to inspire more installments in the furry friend saga. Read More »

Gawker founder Nick Denton has filed for personal bankruptcy


Denton was also a defendant in the suit and liable for the damages award. Denton's filing for personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy can be read online . This isn't much of a surprise given that Judge Pamela Campbell struck down Denton's motion to prevent Hogan from collecting his personal assets. Read More »

Kylie Jenner on 'mom duty' with new puppy


The motor also features black tinted windows, maroon seats and steering wheel, as well as drinks holders and trays. "This is one of a kind!" Now, we get that birthdays can be an emotional time, but at the very least, Kylie should be proud of the fact that she's pretty much already crushing adulthood so far. Read More »

Facebook beats 2Q forecasts, user numbers grow, stock soars


NEW YORK - Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in almost seven years. The company said that it had $0.97 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.44 billion in revenue . Although, Facebook's this quarter's earnings were less than Q1s in which the company reportedly bagged $4.2 billion. Read More »

Chelsea Clinton: 'I am so grateful to be her daughter'


How fast she could get results. But my mom, she was awesome. She also talked about pumping her milk to feed her newborn. Chelsea Clinton married her longtime boyfriend , investment banker Marc Mezvinsky, in a private ceremony on July 31, 2010. Read More »

Marvel unleashes Comic-Con star galaxy

The release of the new trailer also accompanied a brand new poster for the film, which helps to reinforce the far-out visuals the trailer is so clearly aiming for. It was announced that a new attraction based on Guardians Of The Galaxy will open at Disneyland in California in the summer of 2017. Although most of the new trailer is quite intense-and for a good reason-there's an unexpected moment of comic relief at the end. Read More »

Fox's Van Susteren: 'I did not defend' Ailes

She wanted to get ahead in political communications and fell under his spell as he helped her out professionally in exchange for hotel hookups. The night before the news of her suit went public - and viral - she and her husband sat their children down and talked about what was coming, and gave a general idea of why. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker goes thrift shop in new HBO comedy


Parker and Thomas Haden Church are a couple seemingly ready to - you guessed it - get a divorce. "I am married and my husband watches a lot of the shows I make, and I don't usually ask permission to use those stories, but when he watched the pilot for 'Divorce , ' the color drained from his face and he was visibly very shaken up", she quipped with a laugh. Read More »

New Sandy Hook Elementary School set to open

The school's ground floor is elevated, making it hard to see inside classrooms from the outside. The rebuilt school bears no memories or resemblance of the old building that stood on the same property December 14, 2012. Still, many would give anything to have the old building back. Sandy Hook students have been attending school in neighboring Monroe, which renovated a previously closed elementary school for the Newtown children after the shooting. Read More »

United States election: Hillary Clinton to accept historic Democratic nomination

While Clinton's nomination moved her, Ellis said the most riveting moment for her happened at the local watch party. "He also talks a big game about putting "America First, ' " Clinton said". "She is incredibly smart". "I'm here to tell you tonight progress is possible". "She has to act as the mature, experienced, knowledgeable candidate, and she is going to be very unexciting and uninspiring", Wayne says. Read More »

HBO Drama Series WESTWORLD Featuring Anthony Hopkins to Debut October 2nd


Originally slated to be released in 2015, the network bumped the show back after its production was shut down for two months while Nolan and fellow executive producer Lisa Joy could catch up on scripts for the show. "I can tell you violence, it's not just specific to women". Westworld was inspired by the 1973 film of the same name written and directed by Michael Crichton. Read More »

'The Late Show' is looking a lot more like 'The Colbert Report'


Stephen Colbert on Monday brought Julius Flickerman to the Democratic National Convention as part of his latest "Hungry for Power Games". "What can I do?" he continued. It seems that "Colbert" is this nameless company's intellectual property. "You know who didn't enjoy it so much?" Colbert asked late last night. During his interview on Wednesday's show, Colbert's "identical cousin" said, "Stephen, whenever you need me, wild horses ridden by corporate lawyers could not keep me away". Read More »

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child to Broadway talks already underway

Barnes & Noble in Mayfaire Town Center will have a "countdown to midnight" party beginning at 8 p.m. Saturday night. It was further developed through a collaboration with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany. "Kids are really into reading again", he said. The two-part play has been billed as the eighth story in the Harry Potter saga, picking up 19 years after the events of Deathly Hallows , with Harry and company sending their own kids to Hogwarts. Read More »

Marvel serves star-studded surprises at Comic-Con for new film slate

Finally, the cast of 2017's Guardians of the Galaxy 2 entered amid cheers, as new footage revealed Sylvester Stallone in the film, and Kurt Russell playing Star Lord's father Ego. Earlier Warner Brothers had pulled back the curtain on its own portfolio of upcoming DC Comics movies and non-superhero offerings, including "Wonder Woman", " Justice League ", " Suicide Squad " and " Kong: Skull Island ". Read More »

Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

Their convention speeches could not have been more different - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton nearly talked about two countries with very little resemblance to one another. "I'm not telling you everything is peachy-keen", Clinton said in Philadelphia. "If you didn't love Trump , it offered nada". Campaign manager Paul Manafort charged that those problems have only been exacerbated by President Obama and Clinton's leadership. Read More »

Trump Lashes Out at DNC Critics -- Except for One

We have to decide whether we all will work together so we all can rise together". Clinton is in the midst of a post-convention campaign bus tour through the battleground states of OH and Pennsylvania. Just after her remarks Trump said, 'No one has worse judgement than Hillary Clinton - corruption and devastation follows her wherever she goes'. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

But creators David Benioff and D.B. Yet, saying that the network is simply supporting or respecting the artist's vision, as HBO has done with " Game of Thrones ", can sound like deflecting responsibility. Reminded that HBO's portfolio of talk-show hosts includes Maher, John Oliver and Bill Simmons — and no women — Bloys was asked if the network had plans to launch a talk show with a female presiding. Read More »

Democrats sharpen their claws against Trump


Kaine explained what he brings to the table, sang Clinton's praises, and occasionally dipped into Spanish. Biden teared up as he recalled his son Beau, who died a year ago of brain cancer, and how he had placed his name into nomination for vice president at the 2008 Democratic convention. Read More »

Bradley Cooper upset 'American Sniper' fans by attending DNC


During Wednesday night's broadcast of the DNC, cameras intermittently cut to a bearded Cooper, who could been sitting with girlfriend and Russian model Irina Shayk. "People being upset Bradley cooper who played the American Sniper is not a republican is like me being upset he is not a real space raccoon". Read More »

JoJo, Wiz Khalifa Collaborate on 'F- Apologies'


Surprisingly, the music video came out just a day after her single premiered. "What you want from me?/ I would say "I'm sorry" if I really meant it/ F- apologies/ I would say "I'm sorry" if I really meant it", she sings on the chorus. UDPATE: And here's the video in which JoJo also appears to be very not sorry about anything. JoJo back and she is not into apologies. JoJo usually carries the workload for entire projects, so it should be interesting to see how these other collaborations ... Read More »

Michelle Obama wears American designer Christian Siriano


Yes, Sarah Silverman may have delivered the single line that stood out the most on Monday night at the Democratic National Convention. The roll call this year, when each state announced its delegate totals from the primary season, affirmed a nomination Clinton locked up weeks ago. Read More »