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Sony will only release clean edits with directors' approval


The Directors Guild Of America also expressed its dislike for the "clean version" concept, releasing a statement about how it's a violation of a filmmaker's creative rights to release "unauthorized adjustment of films". "We are committed to vigorously defending against the unauthorised adjustment of films". Other bowdlerized titles include the Spider-Man series, Captain Phillips and even Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon . Read More »

Fed poised to hike rates for 2nd time this year


Chicago Mercantile Exchange Fed funds futures traders had earlier stepped up bets against a third 2017 rate hike after a report showed weaker than expected inflation last month. The STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 percent with the banks, whose lending business gets a boost in margins when rates rise, taking off most points from the pan-European index with a fall of 1.3 percent. Read More »

Sr Republican wounded by gunman

Hodgkinson in Alexandria , Va. Scalise, who was shot in the hip , is now out of surgery. In a post on Twitter , Wenstrup said , " Capitol police and emergency responders reacted swiftly and courageously - we are grateful for their presence". Read More »

Shooting Reported At San Francisco UPS


A San Francisco hospital said it has received multiple victims from the shooting, but it doesn't know the patients' conditions. The SFPD has said they believe this was an isolated incident and not related to terrorism of any kind. Gaut said the facility's employees were dismissed from work once the lockdown was lifted and that most had since left the building. Police were activity reported near 17th Street and Potrero Avenue, according to a tweet from the San Francisco Police ... Read More »

Congressman shot during baseball practice in Virgina

Johnson said the shooting made him stop and think of what could have happened if he'd been there just a few minutes longer. The shooter has been identified as 66-year-old James T. Authorities said the suspect in the shooting was in custody . Mullin, a deputy whip for Scalise, said his thoughts and prayers were with his friend and colleague, as well as the others wounded. Read More »

Disney XD Announces DuckTales Premiere Date, New Theme To Obsess Over


Thankfully, instead of pointless new lyrics, Disney XD's DuckTales reboot just updated the original. Titled "Woo-oo", the " DuckTales " TV movie sees Donald Duck reluctantly take his triplet nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to meet their famous great-uncle Scrooge McDuck , a super-wealthy recluse and former adventurer. Read More »

Redesigned Pride Flag Recognizes LGBT People of Color


Observed in June every year, the aim is to recognise the impact the LGBT community has had on the world and to also to celebrate individualistic sexuality. She adds, "White people do not know what racism looks like, because that is not the definition of racism". Pride Month is more properly known by the full name of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month and is written in shorthand as LGBT Pride Month. Read More »

Britain could stay in European Union, but only on poorer terms - Verhofstadt

Mr Davis added: "In the first round we are going to have pretty long meetings at roughly one week a month - which is much, much faster than any previous trade deal they have done". Mr Barnier told the Financial Times: "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex". Read More »

Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury

Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story - but not in his voice. Last week, police detectives read aloud his statements to police in 2005 and in his civil deposition in 2006 responding to the allegations. "This is two people, totally separate, never met each other, but look at all the similarities in terms of what happened, the sexual assault they both experienced and how in Kelly's case, she found her dress down and her shirt above her waist, Andrea with her clothes disheveled", Steele said. Read More »

Fed Meeting In Focus


And, ahead of the Fed decision, the Europe's benchmark bond yield held near seven-week lows . Among the elements could be an affirmation that the Fed wishes to use short-term interest rates as its primary tool for steering the economy. Read More »

Danny Elfman to compose the score for 'Justice League'


Justice League flies into theaters November 17. Warner Bros.' Justice League film has a new composer, and it's someone familiar with comic book-based movies: Danny Elfman will now score the film, as reported Wednesday by THR . Elfman's most well-known scores are typically lush, atmospheric, and uplifting, which may portend a sea-change for how Justice League was initially conceived (at least, following in the pattern of the early days of the DCEU versus the good will that Wonder ... Read More »

Photo Shows Jeff Sessions With Russian Ambassador

Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. During the hearing, Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia investigation. Read More »

Jaden Smith Music Video Takes His Batman Obsession to the Next Level


Smith runs into fellow superheroes Superman, Spiderman and another traditional looking Batman while posing for photos on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The answer reached by his long-form equations is, somehow, " BATMAN ", and the video cuts to Smith shirtless and doing hard-core superhero-style training. Read More »

CMT Music Awards 2017

The stars were in town for the 2017 CMA Music Festival , and the party kicked off with the 2017 CMT Music Awards . Ashton Kutcher is putting his money on the Nashville Predators to win the Stanley Cup! Their performance of " Want to Want Me " was this year's CMT Performance of the Year victor. Read More »

Women protest Ohio abortion bill in 'Handmaid's Tale' garb


The legislation is part of a coordinated effort by the National Right to Life anti-abortion lobby group, which has successfully lobbied for similar legislation in several other states. They also argue it would particularly affect women who already struggle to obtain access to an abortion. In the novel, much of the population has become sterile, so the few remaining fertile women are captured and given to society's highest-ranking men as " handmaids ", to bear the children. Read More »

Beef Alert! The Game Blasts LeBron, Says Jordan and Kobe are Better

I'm happy for him. The two embraced in 2012 and Durant - the 2017 NBA Finals MVP in his first season with the Warriors - found James and congratulated him on a great series. Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down 3-pointers, dished and dunked. The original Big Three of Bird, Parish and McHale started in the frontcourt, and former MVP Walton backed them up and won the Sixth Man of the Year award. Read More »

Wonder Woman Kills Tom Cruise's The Mummy At The Domestic Box Office


Universal's The Mummy did ok, but not almost as well as Wonder Woman , coming in at $32.2 million in tickets during its debut weekend. The 2017 adaptation failed to live up to its pre-release expectations, delivering $ 32 million domestically which is less than 1999's The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz. Read More »

London Fire sees This Morning presenter heckled by crowds

Residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. "The fire will mainly be picked up by Protector's reinsurance program and will, from what we know at the moment, have negligible influence on Protector's net Q2 and 2017 full-year results", the Oslo, Norway-based insurer said in its statement. Read More »

Lions second defeat at Highlanders' hands

Hikatarewa "Hika" Reid, who played for both the All Blacks and the New Zealand Māori team during the 1980s, says it's great to see the exhibition in Rotorua - the heart of Te Arawa. The Lions have expressed grave misgivings about the officiating of penalty kicks after two controversial incidents on this tour involving shots at the posts. Read More »

London Bridge officer who took on terrorists: 'I did everything I could'


After Thursday's raids, two men were arrested at separate addresses in Newham, and a third in the neighborhood of Waltham Forest. In a statement, police confirmed: "All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000". Read More »

Lankford: Trump's Flynn Comments to Comey Had a 'Light Touch'

Mr Comey also claimed he took memos of his meetings with the president as he was concerned Mr Trump may lie about what was discussed. A reporter asked the president about Comey's assertion that Trump told him "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go", referring to the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Children tossed from windows in London high-rise blaze

The blaze early Wednesday in the 24-story building in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that a major incident had been declared. "Currently, we're focusing on helping those residents and London Fire Brigade is investigating the safety of the tower's structure but we will issue a further statement in due course", said Robert Black, the company's chief ... Read More »

It's All About the Games For Sony & Nintendo

The Japanese giant did not have any new consoles to show off because it had already released the PS4 Pro earlier this year. There is presently no release date for the same. This is something entirely different though, a narrative-driven action adventure game that seems to follow a similar Infinity War storyline to the forthcoming Avengers movie. Read More »

Cosby jury deliberating, no new questions


For the second time in their deliberations, jurors also asked to revisit a portion of the deposition in which the comedian talked about giving Constand "three friends". Cosby lowered and shook his head in the courtroom as she spoke. Ms Constand testified she was mistaken, and prosecutors called a psychologist who testified that victims of sexual violence sometimes have trouble remembering details and engage in seemingly irrational behaviour in response to the trauma. Read More »