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'The Mummy' Rises in Asia, Not US

Tom Cruise and " The Mummy " comfortably headed the Chinese box office with a $52 million opening . Wonder Woman's ongoing popularity among film fans eclipsed the big promotional push for Tom Cruise's The Mummy franchise reboot, which received less-than-favourable reviews in the run up to its release last week (ends09Jun17).

Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

The comedian stands accused of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly sexually assaulting Constand in his Cheltenham mansion in January 2004. Cosby lowered and shook his head in the courtroom as she spoke. But defense lawyer Brian McMonagle said Constand's inconsistent accounts, including her shifting estimate of when the incident occurred, revealed her to be a liar out for financial gain.

Amal Clooney Gives Birth, George Is "Recovering", And The Twins' Names Are

The human rights lawyer and her celebrity spouse are said to be ecstatic over the birth of their children. "I think they're having a good time with him". "And I was like, "how far along is she?' And he goes, 'eight weeks", he said. To mark this blessed occasion, I gathered some of Twitter's most hilarious tweets about Amal and George's babies.

White House details plan to privatize air traffic control

Nationwide, there are about 50,000 airline and other aircraft flights a day. Airlines in the USA have campaigned to separate the FAA. and ATC for two decades, but the proposal still has to pass muster with Democrats. "The idea that we would take the safest system in the world and the most complicated, and suddenly privatize it, that's insane", he said. Additionally, the air-traffic control system would move toward a model based on GPS technology, rather than the more rudimentary radar-based ...

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI

FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Barnhart in Salt Lake City says that identified the FLDS leader. A falling out with his brother Warren Jeffs , who runs the sect while serving a life prison sentence in Texas for sexual assault of underage brides, led to the lack of support, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.

Cosby judge turns down jury's request to hear testimony

It's also likely that Cosby's defense team will have something more to say about the potential for a mistrial. The jurors also listened to the definition of reasonable doubt, the threshold that prosecutors must cross to win a conviction, and reviewed testimony from Constand and her mother about phone conversations they had with Cosby after the encounter.

Jay Z announces new album 4:44, teases single

According to the teaser, the project - which is presumed to be a visual album - will arrive on June 30 via Sprint and TIDAL . How do you make sure you can get your hands on 4:44? And considering he hasn't released a studio album since 2013's Magna Carta Holy Grail , whatever it may be, 30 June can not come sooner.

Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

A statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center released late Wednesday said the bullet that hit Scalise "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding". In the history of the contest, Republicans and Democrats each have won 39 games with one tie. Richmond said he assumes he will be Thursday night's starting pitcher for the Democrats , and the former college baseball player is likely to make Democrats the favorite tonight.

Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings

Scalise and the others had been at the GOP team's baseball practice in nearby Alexandria, Virginia, when they were shot . He was airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday and is in critical condition recovering from surgery.

British Prime Minister Theresa May admits London fire response not good enough

Appearing on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show , Mr Hammond said: "My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the U.S., is also banned here". "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", she said in a message marking the event. "There's a need for the public to hear you say in words of one syllable: 'Something bad has happened; something has gone badly wrong".

KD's clutch heroics push Warriors closer to National Basketball Association title

Durant added "they are still champions and we have to go out there and take it". Curry is averaging 30 points in the series, up from his averages in 2016 (22.6) and 2015 (26). Yet even with this improvement the Warriors had an answer to that, the screen. "He took over", Steve Kerr said. It would have been 2-1 Warriors had Durant not hit that shot.

Raw: Vehicle Strikes Pedestrians on London Road

Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Police confirmed they were on the scene of the collision in Finsbury Park and that several people were receiving medical treatment.

Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

YOKOSUKA , Japan - A U.S. Navy destroyer came close to sinking after a "traumatic" collision off the coast of Japan , the commander of the Seventh Fleet said Sunday, after the bodies of the missing sailors were found in the berthing compartments of the stricken vessel .

Reports swirl about Beyonce's twins, but no confirmation yet

A source close to a couple gave some details about the arrival of the children of Bey and Jay Z . We learn then that the worldwide singer gave birth nearly a week ago, so on June 12, 2017. Thanks to a successful world tour and the hit album "Lemonade", she was the second highest-paid entertainer in the year ended June 1, earning $105 million, Forbes said.

Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of U.S. destroyer

The ships collided about 2:20 a.m. Saturday , when the Navy said most of the 300 sailors on board would have been sleeping , and authorities have declined to speculate on a cause while the crash remains under investigation . The two other sailors suffered cuts and bruises. The collision badly damaged Fitzgerald's forward starboard side above and below the water line, causing significant damage and associated flooding to two berthing spaces, a machinery space, and the radio room.

Virginia gubernatorial primary: Ralph Northam defeats Tom Perriello to win Democratic nomination

The nation was watching Virginia as a political laboratory for how the parties handle the deep divisions that followed last year's election of President Donald Trump . He points to Stewart's unexpectedly strong showing in Prince William in particular - he won over Gillespie by a 60-31 margin - as evidence that the chairman clearly has a base of support that Gillespie will need to rally if he's to beat Northam.

Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons they'll repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018

James should know better than most. LeBron James is 32 and he has won three championships so far in his career. When Kevin Durant joined the Warriors this season, he came to regard Iguodala as a tangible example of their team-first approach.

Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

And of course this year is different. Scalise and the others had been at the GOP team's baseball practice in nearby Alexandria, Virginia, when they were shot. "I hope the outcome of this tragedy will be unity, where we put our partisan differences aside and recognize that we are all here for a common objective", she said in a statement on Wednesday.

Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen

A person who was driving suspiciously in the area has been taken into custody and is being treated as a suspect. Police said the man got out of the vehicle and assaulted her. WRC-TV reported that a baseball bat was recovered in the area - information could not be independently confirmed. Muslim progressive activist Linda Sarsour tweeted a picture allegedly of Nabra, saying "My heart is BROKEN".

WWE Money in the Bank 2017 Match Card, Time, Prediction, Results Update

Jinder has, credit due, excelled in his facials and aggression. Orton clubs Mahal in the back. The Singh Brothers stop and stare the Legends down and get mocked. SmackDown's upper-mid card has been frozen, as all of that rank is involved in this MiTB match. Widro - Should be a fantastic match. The Usos (-185) vs.

Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

Petersburg of the KHL this season, as well as WHL forward Reid Duke , 21, and Czech forward Tomas Hyka , 24. If the Golden Knights agree to terms with one of them, they are not permitted to take a second player from San Jose's list of available players.

Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin. If at least 58 deaths are confirmed, the blaze would be London's deadliest since World War II. He said: "The investigation is a police investigation". As the victims of the fire entered the Downing Street, hundreds of demonstrators had gathered in Whitehall to protest against the prime minister.

London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

Friday's visit represents May's second faux-pas in the aftermath of the fire. A man in the crowd commented: "What did she bring, what useful things did she bring?" A woman places a candle amongst floral tributes close to Grenfell Tower on Saturday.

London fire protesters storm city hall

The Met are unable to confirm the actual number of people who still remain missing after the fire , but it's definitely high. "We need to do whatever it takes to make people that live in those properties safe: that's either make the properties safe or find some other accommodation, it has to be done", he said, adding that survivors from the tower would be re-housed in the local area.

London fire: Death toll rises to 58

At least 58 people may have died in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower housing over 100 families in west London , Scotland Yard said on Saturday, warning that the casualty figures "may increase". After a church ceremony to pay respect to those who died in the fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said he found "a community frustrated and angry". Mrs May said after the meeting support for families "who needed help or basic information in the initial hours" after the ...

Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

Cosby and his publicist". There would be other consequences to a conviction, as well. Incidentally, Constand's version of what Cosby supposedly did to her while on prescription Quaaludes in 2004, as documents from a 2005 deposition between Andrea and the actor revealed, as CNN shared, mirrored that of almost 60 other women's experiences with the entertainer between 1965 and 2008, according to Rolling Stone .

58 presumed dead in London tower block blaze

Grenfell Tower burned down on Wednesday, June 14. 'I must consider the fact that there may be others in the building who, for whatever reason have not been reported to us. "The Red Cross, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, other representatives of London boroughs, the NHS, housing allocation team from the borough are all working together to solve this bad tragedy".

Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones Interview Will Still Air Despite Advertiser Backlash

But some of the tangential uproar over this yet-to-be-broadcast show is all about Kelly . He received mainstream attention after he was praised by President Donald Trump . The fallout from Megyn Kelly's controversial upcoming NBC interview with Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones shows no sign of ending.

PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58

Sixteen bodies have been removed from the blackened 24-story public housing unit and the first victim has been formally identified as Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee. The PM had been widely criticised for her response in the aftermath of the tragedy. She says she will receive daily reports from the stricken neighborhood, where hundreds of people have been displaced.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says hit Syria for Tehran attacks

It said the attack targeted "a command base. of the terrorists in Deir Ezzor", using a different version of the name for the province in eastern Syria . The Islamic State launched two coordinated attacks against Iran's Parliament and tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7 in Tehran. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps also warned all Takfiri terrorists as well as their regional and ultra-regional supporters that they would receive even more devastating responses if they repeat their ...

Stuntwoman successfully hangs from her teeth over Niagara Falls

Holly Withers, also of CT, said she was "a little nervous" watching the performance, "imagining if I was the one to do it". Taking off over the Horeshoe Falls at 8:35 a.m., Erendira Wallenda hung from the helicopter by clinging on to a customized mouthpiece attached to the bottom of the aircraft for 20 minutes.

Ariana Grande resumes tour after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande paid tribute to the city of Manchester, England, on Sunday with an energetic, all-star concert that raised millions for victims of a suicide bombing that tore through her last performance in the city almost two weeks ago. Fellow Disney alum Miley Cyrus also joined Grande on stage for a performance of Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over". "I don't feel or smell or hear or see any fear in this building".

Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

Two-Face, set to be released later this year. Several members of West's family are also expected to attend the event. West's wife Marcelle was joined by their daughters, as well as actress Lee Meriwether, 82, who played Catwoman. Batman fans the world over are still reeling from the tragic passing of Adam West at the age of 88. Donations can also be made to Camp Rainbow Gold , which is an Idaho-based charity for children fighting cancer.

Cosby's accuser says she was drugged, groped; 'I was frozen'

She kept in contact with him in the following years because he was a powerful trustee of the university and she feared angering him, she said. "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen ", said Constand.

Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

As dozens of police officers and firefighters descended on the building at 320 San Bruno Ave. between 16th and 17th streets, the hundreds of people who work at the center were rushing from the building. No one immediately had details on the conditions of those injured. San Francisco police are inside the UPS warehouse searching for additional victims and witnesses .