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Theater shows R-rated comedy trailer with "Finding Dory"

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It gets eaten. And, as the trailer shows, brutally prepared. Let's hope too many nightmares didn't happen to the younger audiences with these morbid Saving Private Ryan imagery with food. This is something that might be hard to market, but the poster for the film show a hot dog with the tagline "a hero will rise". It's pretty clear that Seth Rogen is attempting something very different in breaking traditions, and it will be interesting to see if others don't try something similar. Read More »

Labour leader Corbyn: Quitting would betray grassroots supporters

It is believed the former shadow business secretary has the support of the 51 MPs needed to mount a challenge. Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said a leadership contest is "inevitable" after Jeremy Corbyn refused to stand down. "I think a lot of what he stands for is very important for us going forward, but I've reluctantly reached the conclusion that his position is untenable". Read More »

For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations

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Eventually asked to comment on the more relevant subject, the Republican presidential hopeful said the crisis "could turn out to be positive" - for his profit margins. While these two events seemingly have nothing in common, they in fact share many similarities. Instead, he called for a temporary ban on "certain people coming from certain terrible - where you have tremendous terrorism in the world, you know what those places are", although the Post's Jenna Johnson wrote that "at the time ... Read More »

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

After Carter's death, Ralph Stanley continued performing, changing the Clinch Mountain Boys' lineup over the years. With Ralph Stanley slowly evolving from the down-home clawhammer style his mother taught him into a three-finger picker a la Scrugg, the Stanleys simmered where Monroe's band blazed. Read More »

Caroline Aherne dies at 52

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In 1998, she created the Manchester-based sitcom The Royle Family, in which she co-starred with co-writer Craig Cash , Ricky Tomlinson , Sue Johnston , Liz Smith and Ralf Little . A boss. A sister, real and (for me) fake. Aherne admitted alcohol was an attempt to block out her problems. "Lots of love to all her family & friends", tweeted Philip Schofield. Read More »

Wiesel wrote more than 40 books about Holocaust, his life

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Some 11 years after leaving Buchenwald, he wrote Un di Velt Hot Geshvign (And the World Remained Silent ), a Yiddish memoir that would become known as Night and be translated into 30 languages. Wiesel survived to see the American troops liberate the camp in April 1945, and he later joined a group of 400 Jewish orphans send to France. In all, Wiesel wrote 57 books and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Read More »

Senate Democrats block GOP's Zika funding bill

The legislation would have provided $230 million for the National Institutes of Health to develop a vaccine and $476 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help pay for mosquito control efforts. "Here we are, in an utterly absurd position, playing political games as this public health crisis mounts here in our country", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Read More »

Apple Reportedly In Takeover Talks With Jay Z's Tidal

Tidal now has two packages - a $20 a month deal for high fidelity, or a $10 package for regular streaming quality, while Apple Music costs $9.99 a month, unless you get a family plan for $14.99 monthly. If your hopes are rising of a high-fidelity Apple Music service, then you should probably temper your expectations a little. Reps for Apple and Tidal have yet to respond to inquiries. Read More »

'Finding Dory' breaks box-office record with splashing $136.2M opening

Family audiences turned out in droves over the weekend, propelling Finding Dory to a massive $US136 million debut and establishing a new record for an animated film opening. Holly Madison attended the Finding Dory premiere on June 15. Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson and Kevin Hart finished second with their buddy comedy Central Intelligence, which still took in an impressive $34.5 million. Read More »

Hall Joins Henrique In Jersey

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The Hall trade sent shockwaves through the hockey World, changing the landscape of the Metropolitan division by infusing an offensively-starved Devils club with a legitimate number one scorer, and representing a big step in the right direction for the seemingly long-forgotten squad. Read More »

AirAsia India's aircraft dons "Kabali" livery

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As a mark of respect to the contribution Rajinikanth has made to Indian cinema, AirAsia has devoted a special livery to the superstar and his die-hard fans. The gangster-drama film also stars Radhika Apte as the leading lady. The top 10 winners will get to watch the first show of " Kabali " on the day of release. Read More »

First look at Tom Hanks as 'Sully'

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The real-life Sully often visited the Warner Bros . And his upcoming drama Sully is no different for the actor who sports a silver mane and beard for his role as pilot Captain " Sully " Sullenberger. For the movie, Eastwood had an Airbus A320 disassembled and set up in a pool on a movie set. He's asked: "When was your last drink, Captain Sullenberger?" In the footage, Hanks' Sullenberger says, "I've got 40 years in the air, but in the end, I'm gonna be judged on 208 seconds". Read More »

Salman won't apologise for his rape comment

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She, however, refused to reveal the contents of the letter. In his letter dated June 28 to MSWC - submitted through his lawyer - Salman said that since the matter is already before the NCW, it should not be continued with the MSWC to avoid duplication. Read More »

Disney Animation's 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' set for March 2018

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Reilly (who is the voice of Ralph ) joined the live feed with Rich Moore and Phil Johnston to announce the sequel, which will be released on March 9, 2018! There's no word yet on whether Sarah Silverman will be back as Vanellope or if any of the other voice cast are returning, but it's a fair bet they will. Read More »

Trump plays down post-Brexit market turmoil on Aberdeen visit

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At the gate of the Trump International Golf Links, security turned away journalists from The Washington Post - which has been banned from all of Trump's events for almost two weeks - BuzzFeed and Politico , along with MacAskill. "But Donald Trump thinks about how his golf resort can profit from them", intoned a new Clinton campaign advertisement. Trump also told Bloomberg Politics : "I want people that have bad thoughts out". Read More »

Federal judge to decide fate of new Florida abortion law

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It is due to take effect Friday. "You can not deprive an entity of funds because of constitutionally protected conduct they engage in", Flaxman said. Gov. Rick Scott ordered inspections of 16 Florida clinics last summer after videos surfaced showing organization officials in other parts of the country discussing fetal organ research. Read More »

Jessica Williams leaving as 'Daily Show' correspondent

Williams was the youngest correspondent to join The Daily Show and the show's first black woman to fill the role; she quickly became a fan favorite for her witty and hilarious takes on current events. "You can snap me in pictures walking around New York City". "I feel like I'm growing up and graduating". We're excited to see Williams tackle important issues and display her unique brand of comedy in her own series. Read More »

Dennis and Kimberly Quaid: Back on the Divorce Track

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Eek. The now exes revealed their plans to TMZ , issuing the following statement: "After careful consideration, we have made a decision to end our 12-year marriage". According to sources, the couple have already agreed to divide their assets and will share custody of their children, having each applied for sole custody the last time round. Read More »

Tunnel Hand-Dug by Jews to Flee Nazis Found in Lithuania

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The Israel Antiquities Authority, an Israeli governmental research team dedicated to the excavation and conservation of worldwide Jewry, recently uncovered an incredible if excruciating piece of Holocaust history near Vilnius, Lithuania: an escape tunnel. Read More »

David Bowie's hair sells for £13700 at Beverly Hills auction

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A fan of the late singer parted with the large sum after the unusual item went under the hammer at auction house Heritage Auctions in Los Angeles. The buyers who attended the LA auction obviously came with full pockets because Prince's yellow cloud guitar sold for over $180,000 at the same auction to Jim Irsay , owner of the Indianapolis Colts football team. Read More »

Lawyer says 'Stairway to Heaven' riff not stolen

Francis Alexander Malofiy , attorney for Wolfes trustee Michael Skidmore , said while many copyright cases are an uphill battle, Klausners ruling brought his client one step closer to getting Wolfe credit for helping create one of the most recognizable song introductions in rock history. Read More »

BET Awards fashion: Red carpet looks and more

She left no stone unturned. But just in case you were close to forgetting that fact - we know, it's very unlikely - the star brought all the awesomeness to the 2016 BET Awards. Erykah Badu, The Roots , Bilal, Stevie Wonder and Tori Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Maxwell and Janelle Monáe performed some Prince hits. Drake, who didn't attend the show though he was the top contender with nine nominations, won best male hip hop artist and best group with rapper-singer-producer Future. Read More »

Abe calls for G-7 cooperation to stabilize market after 'Brexit'

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Defensive stocks - seen as safer bets - gained with drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical surging 5.17 percent to 4,346 yen while House Foods Group jumped 7.72 percent to 2,3301 hen. "I think the real effects of Brexit in the long run would not be as big as people fear now", Hamada said. Kishida told the ambassador that the Japanese government wants the British government to carefully listen to opinions from more than 1,000 Japanese companies doing businesses in Britain. Read More »

The Bachelorette Watch: Go Ahead and Cry For Jo Jo, Argentina

Yeah, the guy who looks like Jim from The Office . JoJo and Wells reenacted some of the scenes at one point and they ended up kissing. Not a surprise that he got sent home, but maybe she should have given him a second chance? Most notably, Chad claimed that a lot of the show's "nice guys" aren't actually all that nice. Read More »

Chris Brown sued over 2014 club shooting

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The lawsuit states that Brown's events have a "well-documented track record" of turning violent. During the event, Knight received seven gunshots on his abdomen, chest and left forearm. Lawyers for Knight have argued he didn't intend to harm the two men outside a fast food joint in Compton and was trying to drive away after they attacked him with guns in broad daylight. Read More »

Tony Stewart wins at Sonoma to snap 84-race drought

I have to say Tony's win Sunday was one of the more popular wins in our sport in quite a while. "But he pulled up, he saw me and thumbs up, and I'm like, 'Great, I didn't want to have to fight today'". Hamlin was able to finally shake Truex and close in on Stewart. "They said he wheel hopped it, but I was shocked that the door was open like that". Team co-owner Gene Haas, who partnered with Stewart to form Stewart-Haas Racing in 2009, is a big believer in Stewart. Read More »

Suggs and Madness give revellers a wigging at Glastonbury

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Adele is feeling the wrath of her fans after the singer let out a series of swears during her set at Glastonbury festival on June 25. Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin said: "I take my proverbial hat off to everyone who's been here through the rain and mud and the carnage essentially, the collapse of a country, everything". Read More »