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Has Lebanon banned 'Wonder Woman' over its Israeli lead actress?

According to the Associated Press , the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel-Lebanon wants to have Wonder Woman banned because it stars Gal Gadot , an Israeli. In 2014, the actress wrote a Facebook post to stand in solidarity with her fellow citizens during Israel's brief war with Hamas, a USA -designated terrorist organization, during the summer of 2014.

London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts

All 3 were shot and killed. However, all three attackers were still wearing the belts after being shot dead by armed police. The men were armed with identical 12-inch (30cm) pink ceramic knives , strapped to their wrists with leather bound around the handle.

Wonder Woman buries The Mummy at U.S. box office

Additionally, in more good news, Universal has now crossed $2 billion at the overseas box office and $3 billion at the global box office. Meanwhile, the DC Extended Universe's critically acclaimed shining star Wonder Woman continued to excel, dropping only 45% in its second frame, the smallest second-weekend drop for a superhero film since 2002's Spider-Man, pulling in $57.2 million, which brings its domestic sum to $205 million.

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' with $57.2M at weekend box office

The Mummy looked its age, selling a relatively feeble $32.2 million (£25.2 million) in tickets in its debut weekend. The James Gunn-directed superhero ensemble kicked off the summer season in early May with a $145 million debut weekend, and until Wonder Woman , was this summer's only real box office hit.

Patty Jenkins Isn't Signed On To Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Yet

Well, now there's even more to love with Gadot's brand of strong hero as she revealed to "Entertainment Weekly" that when the film needed to do some reshoots, she was five months pregnant with her second child. "She really is inspirational". The story Wonder Woman earns surprise Oscar buzz first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald . "My favorite scene to shoot was riding Vendeval, the gray stallion, through the yellow field".

Sea of Thieves Trailer Plunders Pirate Treasures in Early 2018

There's also a hunt for buried treasure following clues that lead across an island and through a cave, followed by a cooperative escape from the treasure's skeletal guardians. If only the armies of undead would leave them alone. A teaser image at Mixer shows a pirate ship being attacked by a massive octopus as well as a shark ready to chomp pirates who topple into the sea.

Jessica Chastain Ties The Knot To Boyfriend Of 5 Years In Italy

The A-listers were spotted at a pre-wedding dinner hosted by Gian, 34, and Jessica , 40, on Friday night. Chastain recently made headlines when, in her role as a Cannes Film Festival judge, she called out the films in competition for their substandard treatment of female characters.

Cosby accuser: 'I did not have the courage ... to tell my family'

The defense spent much of its cross-examination Wednesday morning trying to sow doubt about Constand's account of the attack she claimed took place and her relationship with Cosby. Constand got "aggressive" and "rude" with him on the phone like a concerned mother, she said, because she thought Cosby was "manipulating" the truth.

Defense questions accuser's phone calls with Cosby

Cosby's team referenced every time Constand called Cosby after "uncomfortable" encounters and an alleged drugging and sexual assault at his Cheltenham home in 2004. "I was mistaken", she said, unflustered. Constand was direct and polite under cross-examination, even when Agrusa's questioning grew pointed and accusatory.

Rampaging peacock trashes liquor store

I didn't know they could actually fly high but it flew up above the counter and it landed here on top of the ice cream freezer", Ghanem told KCAL . He'll be released at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden - hopefully putting a swift end to his reign of terror at Southern California liquor stores.

Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsCollins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes GOP senator: Trump should not have discussed Flynn probe with Comey Trump, Russia and Comey: Where it all stands MORE (R-Maine) said Sunday that President Trump should give a clear answer on whether or not there are recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.

London will not be cowed by militants, police chief

Although Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack, Haydon said there was no evidence the attackers - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas.

New Orleans Pride Parade rolls through French Quarter

Numerous those attending said they felt their community was under threat from the new government. "It's so important that we show the world that our populist movement is larger than President Bannon's smaller movement", he said, to cheers.

Patty Jenkins Hints at Chris Pine's Presence in Future Wonder Woman Films

Young Wonder Woman actress Lilly Aspell received some important advice about acting from the film's star Gal Gadot . The two fight alongside a group of Trevor's colleagues, three men with their own specific skillsets. But the film does not give up any action or intensity - it manages to be intense, heartwarming and amusing, all at the same time. But one more impressive detail you may not have known was that actor Gal Gadot , who played Wonder Woman , was pregnant while filming.

Donald Trump Ridicules 'Cowardly' Leaker James Comey

Knowing full well former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey would be a favorite topic of the day's political interviews, Trump preemptively criticized him as "cowardly". On Friday, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski criticized Comey as not "man enough" for having leaked the memo via his friend rather than doing it himself.

NHL: Nashville: Shutting down Pittsburgh's stars not possible every game

No, the reason why the Pittsburgh Penguins had headed into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final having blown a 2-0 series lead to the Nashville Predators was because of the players surrounding Crosby. Malkin's 10th goal of the playoffs came with the teams skating 4-on-4. "It's a big game". It was a familiar showing for Rinne. However, Suh has been suspended for two games in his career, in addition to receiving a handful of fines.

'100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

Trump said he never asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty and never told Comey he hoped the investigation of Flynn would go away. "No I didn't say that ", Trump stated abruptly, taking questions after meeting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.

Penguins rout Predators in Game 5, take 3-2 Finals lead

Louis in six games and then Anaheim in six to claim the Western Conference title. But the Predators had little to enjoy from this one. He allowed three goals on nine shots in the first period. He stickhandled through that defensive duo and put a shot off of the crossbar behind goaltender Pekka Rinne. It's a power-play goal at 1:31. On Sunday, the Penguins can become the first repeat champs of the salary-cap era.

GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

President Trump and his allies lashed out at former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey after his congressional testimony on June 9, while some Republican lawmakers had a more measured defense of the president. The president wrote on social media: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication.and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Trump's comments are referring to Comey's admission that he had leaked the written notes he'd kept during meetings with the ...

CNN fires Kathy Griffin

I ask your forgiveness", Griffin said in a video posted to Twitter just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. But I went way too far . Despite initially praising the photographer and saying she was only mocking the president, Griffin admitted hours later that she was "wrong" and had gone "too far " with the gory image.

3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

Ho said "their eyes were full of rage", and he feared they were about to blow themselves up. Counter terror officers arrested a 30-year-old man in Ilford on the early hours of Wednesday morning, after a 27-year-old man was taken into custody in Barking, east London , on Tuesday.

Lies, defamation, tapes, leaks: Highlights from Comey's testimony

Comey's performance was believable and deeply troubling, as he responded calmly and confidently to questions from members of the committee, including Republicans who acted more as defense counsel for Trump than as impartial investigators.

Keith Urban dedicates music award to Nicole Kidman

Nicole's CMT Awards appearance tops off a busy week for the star, who also attended the 2017 CFDA Awards in NY on Monday (05Jun17) in an Oscar de la Renta gown, and wore a floral Erdem outfit to the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday (06Jun17).

Collins calls Trump request to drop Flynn case 'truly outrageous'

Comey recalled that Trump and the White House gave shifting explanations for why he was dismissed, first saying it was over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe a year ago, then saying it was the Russian Federation investigation, and finally declaring Comey was a poor leader disliked by the FBI staff.

Senate Will Repeal Obamacare by End of July

Other Senate rules permit the GOP majority to repeal portions of Obamacare without Democratic support but render other parts of the law off limits. What Grassley and Ernst did not mention are divisions within the Republican caucus in the Senate.

Disputing Comey's testimony, Trump says he's ready to testify under oath

This week likely marks a turning point for all those investigations. The Trump-Russia conspiracy theories are beginning to wear thin. Let's review what we learned - and what we still don't know. Trump refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped, a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them. Given multiple opportunities to deny those reports, neither Coats nor Rogers did.

London Bridge attack: Police search second address in Ilford

The Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner confirmed last night that Butt was known to the security services, but that there had been no evidence of "attack planning". In a statement , police said: "Formal identification has not yet taken place, however Mr Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development".

Police release images of fake explosive belts worn by London Bridge attackers

Commander Dean Haydon , leading the investigation, said: 'I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before, where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves. Detectives suspect the carnage inflicted could have been even worse if the ringleader of the terror gang had not failed to secure the vehicle because his payment did not go through.

Bill Cosby accuser tells sex assault trial there was no prior romance

Gianni said, claiming she asked, "What medication did you give to my daughter, and why, when my daughter was sick from why didn't you call 911?" "He made a pass at me". "[I said] Give me his phone number, I'm gonna call him". "He had never disclosed to me that he had affection for me...that he was interested in a romantic interaction with me", Constand said.

Story Being readied for Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan's film

Finally, it becomes official now. As you all know, "Kalabandhu" T Subbarami Reddy announced a film in their combination recently. Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan is now busy shooting for his next film but the actor has also planned to put an end to his film career very soon as he wanted to concentrate on the active politics.

Pippa Middleton chooses £2720 Erdem gown for society wedding in Stockholm

Pippa chose an Erdem dress for the occasion - a designer popular with a host of celebrities, from Rose Byrne and Gwyneth Paltrow to Kate Bosworth and Alexa Chung. She looked healthy and tanned from her honeymoon with husband. Middleton told reporters she had a "wonderful time". The lavish "white-tie" society wedding took place at Stockholm's Oscar Church, and from there, guests took a steamboat to Villa Pauli, a grand villa, for the reception.

Taylor Swift to return to all streaming services

Prior to this, Taylor was known as an artist who restricted most of her music on Spotify due to her affiliation with Apple Music . This just in: Taylor Swift is making every one of her albums available on all music streaming services tonight at midnight.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 CMT Music Awards

Carrie Underwood is the most awarded act in the history of the CMT Awards with 17 wins. When asked who he wanted to collaborate with for CMT Crossroads , Bryan's choice was obvious. There will also be collaborative sets from Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo , Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban , Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum , as well as the Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line .

Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey for leaked memos

Trump has vociferously denied suggestions that he and his subordinates coordinated with Russia, but he forced out his national security adviser, Michael Flynn , after reports that Flynn had misled administration officials over meetings he had with the Russian ambassador.

Usher missed Manchester concert to be with son

Twitter users were quick to praise the police officer, with many pointing to the gesture to once again praise the efforts of the emergency services. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the Manchester attack. "From the moment the idea [of the benefit concert] came, I was very obsessed with it.[but] I had to slow my mind down because Ariana. didn't know if she could ever go on stage again.