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Game of Thrones to finish after series eight
- July 12, 2016

Following season six's explosive finale this week, Jon Snow's birth was shown in one of Bran Stark's flashbacks as he follows his father Ned to rescue his sister Lyanna . Since HBO is releasing this image so quickly after the episode's air date, it would suggest that they always intended audiences to assume that Rhaegar is Jon's father. (more...)
Travel + Leisure's world's best cities Travel + Leisure's world's best cities
- July 12, 2016

The other two American cities on the list of world's best were Savannah, GA , and New Orleans, fellow Southern port cities with plenty of history. But according to Travel + Leisure readers, there are a few where you basically can't go wrong. (more...)
N. Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US
- July 12, 2016

The so-called NY channel, via North Korea's mission to the United Nations, has been an intermittent point of contact between North Korea and the United States, which do not have diplomatic relations. The US Treasury Department blacklisted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over human rights abuses last week. Seoul denounced the "ridiculous threats" by the North, which had staged serious provocations including a nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February. (more...)
Kristen Stewart Recalls First Love: 'It's the Most Intense, Overwhelming Feeling' Kristen Stewart Recalls First Love: 'It's the Most Intense, Overwhelming Feeling'
- July 12, 2016

Tell us what you think below and stay with us for another new James Bond movie update. Speaking to Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart in promotion of their new Equals film, E! nominated Hoult for the role. "I think I'm a bit too young, to be honest." But she did have fun with the spy genre in last summer's sleeper hit America Ultra. Though Equals has been exclusively available on DirecTV since May 26, the premiere celebrated the film's limited release in theaters. (more...)
Teens used Pokemon Go to lure robbery victims
- July 12, 2016

Also read - Pokemon Go is here. Industry insiders think that NIntendo has the power to surprise even in the console space, but the company has been awfully quiet about the alleged Nvidia powered console that we are quite positive is under development. (more...)
After final 'Hamilton' show, Lin-Manuel Miranda chops off locks
- July 12, 2016

Miranda reportedly made a solo bow , with his hand to his heart, after his performance at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The show was also the final performance for Leslie Odom Jr ., who played Hamilton's rival Aaron Burr, and Phillipa Soo , who played his wife Eliza. (more...)
NASA Proves That Jupiter Has Awesome Auroras
- July 12, 2016

NASA's Jupiter dedicated spaceship, Juno , is about to reach the biggest planet of our solar system in about two weeks' time . "These auroras are very dramatic and among the most active I have ever seen ", Jonathan Nichols, a researcher at the University Leicester and principal investigator of the study, said in a Hubble press release . (more...)
Forget 100-1 odds on Stewart to win Chase Forget 100-1 odds on Stewart to win Chase
- July 12, 2016

Kahne has had notable winless streaks before, but last year was just his second year since his rookie season that he failed to win a race. I'm still happy about my decision to make the change I'm making next year, but after Jeff [Gordon] set the bar pretty high last year winning a race in the clutch to get to the last race at Homestead, just to be able to be in the Chase, if we can make it. (more...)
South Sudan president orders army to cease hostilities
- July 12, 2016

Machar's troops were also attacked Monday, Deng said. "What this means is that the ceasefire government officials had talked about - the unilateral government-led ceasefire - has not been carried out". Thousands of people, mostly members of Machar's ethnic group, the Nuer, are concentrated in rows of tents, easy targets for artillery. The chronology of events since then clearly shows that this is a war between two men, who have failed to put the interests of the country before self. (more...)
Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda cuts off ponytail after final performance
- July 12, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda has officially said adios and farewell to " Hamilton ". Miranda's closing bow came in front a star-studded audience at New York's Richard Rodgers Theatre that included Spike Lee , Jennifer Lopez , Aaron Paul, Charlie Rose , Jane Fonda , Rosie O'Donnell and Secretary of State John Kerry . (more...)
Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip in Uganda Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip in Uganda
- July 12, 2016

ENTEBBE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Uganda on Monday for a rare tour of sub-Saharan Africa, seeking new trade partners and marking the 40th anniversary of a hostage rescue in which his brother died. "I apologise to the people of Kenya who were inconvenienced", he said. "This is why Entebbe was a victory for all humanity", he said. In exchange for its expertise in security and other fields, Israel now wants African states to side with it at the United Nations, ... (more...)
Troy Ave Released on $500K Bond Troy Ave Released on $500K Bond
- July 12, 2016

According to the Daily News Collins must wear a tracking ankle bracelet and can not leave the city. He's also prohibited from bars, arenas, and concert venues, which will hurt his ability to work. He was also shot during the ordeal. They said Collins and his entourage also had three loaded handguns in the auto shortly after McPhatter was fatally shot. (more...)
'Finding Dory' Tops the Box Office; Brings in $73.2 Million 'Finding Dory' Tops the Box Office; Brings in $73.2 Million
- July 12, 2016

The animated sequel to " Finding Nemo " has so far brought in $396.9 million worldwide. The Independence Day sequel disappointed in its debut weekend, managing just $41.6 million domestically. " Free State of Jones ", starring McConaughey as the leader of a rebellion against the Confederacy, came in fifth and finished below forecasts. "While we were expecting a stronger performance, we couldn't be prouder of the film, the filmmakers or the talent involved", a spokesman for STX said in a ... (more...)
Aerosmith's Joe Perry In Stable Condition After Staggering Off Coney Island Stage Aerosmith's Joe Perry In Stable Condition After Staggering Off Coney Island Stage
- July 12, 2016

Joe Perry performing with the Hollywood Vampires. "He is stable right now, with family and is under the best care", his rep wrote Sunday on Perry's official Twitter and Facebook pages. "Thanks to everyone asking about our brother @JoePerry . He is stable right now, with family and is under the best care", read the tweet . Video of Perry leaving the stage was later posted on Instagram. (more...)
Surgeon who treated dying Dallas officers: 'This killing, it has to stop' Surgeon who treated dying Dallas officers: 'This killing, it has to stop'
- July 12, 2016

Williams went on to call for "open discussions" on race relations in the hopes it will bring people together. Parkland didn't provide much of a minute-by-minute narrative of Thursday night, but the discussion quickly dove into American race relations and how the historically poor communication between officers and the citizens they police is only creating a larger divide between us all. (more...)
Labour leadership: Owen Smith says all options open
- July 12, 2016

The leader of Britain's Labor Party urged a lawmaker challenging him for the job to "think for a moment" about her decision. Miliband stood down, paving the way for a leadership race. Labour Party general secretary Iain McNicol said she had received enough nominations to trigger a contest. The said the result of the European Union referendum has left "our country divided and uncertain", and said its response to the Brexit vote will shape the future for generations. (more...)
Secret Life of Pets Opens to a Big $103.2 Million Secret Life of Pets Opens to a Big $103.2 Million
- July 12, 2016

Internationally, the film added $7.8 million for an overseas total of $42.6 million and a global total of $145.8 million. "Illumination just has a way of creating "want to see" movies", said Nick Carpou, Universal's domestic distribution chief. (more...)
Dallas Shooter's Parents: The Army Changed Him Dallas Shooter's Parents: The Army Changed Him
- July 12, 2016

Micah's stepmother, Donna, is white and also participated in the interview. A new report suggests Dallas gunman Micah Johnson tried to join several black power groups but was deemed "unfit for recruitment" after it was discovered he was discharged from the Army over allegations of sexual harassment. (more...)
Trump and Pence to Appear Together Tuesday
- July 12, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump and Governor Christie during a February campaign stop. "I think he'd make a great fit", Jill Schoch said . Turmp vowed that he would "protect all Americans" and said the recent deaths of black men at the hands of police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana shows that "a lot of work is needed". (more...)
Salman Khan's "Sultan" gets bumper response
- July 12, 2016

Suniel Wadhwa, independent distributor and box office analyst says, "Sultan had a near record single day to kick off its run at the box office with Rs 36.50 crore (net after tax)". Salman Khan came out to his balcony at 7.30 pm for a minute and was accompanied by his father, Salim Khan. Anushka Sharma plays his love interest, Aarfa, who is also a wrestler. (more...)
Gabby Douglas Makes US Olympic Team Despite Rough Performance Gabby Douglas Makes US Olympic Team Despite Rough Performance
- July 12, 2016

Jenn Suhr of Churchville, the current World and Olympic champion, assured herself of the opportunity to defend her title in Rio de Janeiro by winning the U.S. But that's why McLaughlin appreciates Felix - those kinds of setbacks don't get her down. But then she won gold in 2012. This is my first time at a championship and I'm trying to do a double. (more...)
Is former Timelord Matt Smith returning to 'Doctor Who'? Is former Timelord Matt Smith returning to 'Doctor Who'?
- July 12, 2016

Show runner Steven Moffat has hinted that Smith could be the first of the 12 Doctors to regenerate and return to the BBC show. The rumor mills are not stopping from churning out speculations that hints at Capaldi's co-terminus exit with showrunner Moffat will be the entry that Smith needs. (more...)
The Secret Life Of Pets tops the U.S. box office
- July 12, 2016

The Secret Life of Pets blasted into movie theaters this weekend and broke a record by having the biggest opening weekend ever for an original animated film. The family-friendly tale The Secret Life of Pets looks at what pets do when humans aren't around. Not the kind of earner Warner Bros. was hoping for, but in a summer full of weak performers it could always have been worse. (more...)
Ronaldo gifts Nani his Euro 2016 silver boot Ronaldo gifts Nani his Euro 2016 silver boot
- July 12, 2016

Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading goal-scorer, was taken off the field in tears with an injured knee in the 24 minute after a rough tackle from France's Dimitri Payet in the eighth minute. The expanded format of the Euros has come in for criticism over the quality of the football, while France's appearance in the final came just three days after their semi-final win over Germany. (more...)
Baltimore activist arrested in Baton Rouge
- July 12, 2016

In St Paul, Minnesota, 21 officers were injured on Saturday when they were pelted with rocks, bottles, construction material and fireworks. Spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks, of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, said that almost 100 people were taken to the parish jail over protests that began late Saturday. (more...)