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Culture First trailer and poster for The Foreigner with Jackie Chan
Author: 0 First trailer and poster for The Foreigner with Jackie Chan

He's the protagonist here but in a different way. Brosnan plays the role of a government official who won't tell him who was responsible for the violence. Jackie Chan leads the cast of the film, which also includes Pierce Brosnan . STX has been working on the film since June 2015. Here's a synopsis: The Foreigner follows a humble London businessman ( Chan ) whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when his teenage daughter is killed in a senseless act of politically ...

Culture Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault
Author: 0 Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

The star's sex assault trial ended with a hung jury and prosecutors are determined to retry him. A spokesman for Cosby didn't immediately return a message seeking comment. "Mr. Cosby will not be speaking about sexual assault". "So, this is why people need to be educated on a brush against the shoulder". Meanwhile, 10 women are pursuing either sexual assault or defamation lawsuits against Cosby, including Huth.

Culture How much time could Bill Cosby face?
Author: 0 How much time could Bill Cosby face?

The 79-year-old Cosby is charged with drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand , a former director of operations of the Temple University women's basketball team. By allowing Cosby's wife to enter the courtroom in the middle of proceedings while the judge was speaking, officials at the Montgomery Courthouse extended her an extraordinary and unprecedented courtesy.

Culture Ukraine cyber attack spreads across Europe
Author: 0 Ukraine cyber attack spreads across Europe

In Copenhagen, global shipping company Maersk was also hit, Reuters reported , though it was unclear if the attacks were linked. Numerous organisations affected are apparently in Ukraine including banks, energy companies and even Kiev's main airport, although incidents have been reported by firms across Europe, indicating the incident is affecting more than one country.

Culture Natalie Sciver, Heather Knight tons lead England to crushing win over Pakistan
Author: 0 Natalie Sciver, Heather Knight tons lead England to crushing win over Pakistan

The duo put on 213 for the third wicket as England racked up their highest ever total in a World Cup game, second only to Australia's 412/3 against Denmark in 1997. She's one of the cleanest strikers of the ball in the world. Knight joined her partner with a boundary in the 39th over. The stand had equalled England's and the tournament record - set 24 years ago against Ireland - when Knight's attempt to dispatch the returning Asmavia Iqbal (three for 62) saw her instead caught at long-off.

Culture Queen Elizabeth gets a $10m pay rise
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth gets a $10m pay rise

The Queen is expected to receive a £6m "pay rise" from the taxpayer after the Crown Estate recorded a £24m increase in income. British royal aides said on Tuesday that Queen Elizabeth and her family provide excellent value for money as accounts showed the amount of taxpayer funds they will get this year will nearly double to cover essential repairs to Buckingham Palace .

Culture Disneyland Map Sells for Record Sum
Author: 0 Disneyland Map Sells for Record Sum

When you go to a theme park (we all do, don't deny it!) do you keep the guide map? The map - one of the most important drawings in Disney history - was created as part of an effort to secure funding to build Disneyland. It had been hidden away for more than 60 years after the cartoonist gave it to a production assistant named Grenade Curran. Disney memorabilia collector Ron Clark , the map's previous owner, bought it from Curran 40 years ago.

Culture Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao
Author: 0 Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

Roach was happy to spruik a potential rematch with Floyd Mayweather but that depended heavily on not just the result on Sunday but the manner of any victory, or defeat. Roach warned that Horn "can derail us really badly". Pacquiao was coy about a possible rematch, stressing that his focus was on the World Boxing Organisation welterweight title fight against 29-year-old former schoolteacher Horn at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.

Culture Micheal Bay Strikes Again with
Author: 0 Micheal Bay Strikes Again with "Transformers 5" Shot in Native Stereoscopic 3D

Twitter erupted in groans and complaints yesterday as people began to realize that the placement of the red carpet made it rather hard for the average citizen to enjoy the spectacle. Going along with what the past " Transformers " movies had done, its fifth installment, " Transformers: The Last Knight ", will show how the Transformers who left Cybertron played a crucial role in the mythological battle between King Arthur and the round table knights and invading barbarians.

Culture Ariana Grande's Birthday Look: No Pants, Many Crystals
Author: 0 Ariana Grande's Birthday Look: No Pants, Many Crystals

I think it's supposed to be "so well" but I don't care. Mac and Ariana have officially been dating since September of past year. He continued, "Thank you for loving me so good". "I love you! #HappyBirthdayAriana ", she wrote . On June 4, Grande hosted the "One Love Manchester" concert , where she performed "The Way" and "Dang!" In the shot, the "Love Me Harder" singer is giving her man a kiss on the cheek while he's making a silly face.

Culture Alternate juror says he would have convicted Cosby
Author: 0 Alternate juror says he would have convicted Cosby

Steele vowed to retry the case in the coming months. Her case was initially settled by a civil suit but re-opened in 2015, when Pennsylvania prosecutors claimed that new evidence had come to light. The trial took place outside Philadelphia, but the jury came from the Pittsburgh area. Cosby was seen waving in jubilation as he left the Montgomery County Court in Pennsylvania following the judge's decision on Saturday.

Author: 0 Tom Holland wants Marvel to feature Venom

When Marvel was finally able to reach a deal with Sony to get Spider-Man into Captain America: Civil War , everything changed. "Those other movies will not take place in the MCU". "It should be represented in that way, I think". I definitely wanted to put my own spin on it and make it unique, I don't want (people) to go and see the same movie they've already seen.

Culture Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister
Author: 0 Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

The call lasted just under 15 minutes with topics ranging from climate change to Brexit. According to a note of the conversation, they agreed to continue strong co-operation between Ireland and the United States on economic issues as well as shared cultural and family ties.

Culture Here's Where I. Marlene King Dropped AD Clues in Pretty Little Liars
Author: 0 Here's Where I. Marlene King Dropped AD Clues in Pretty Little Liars

Tune in to the series finale of Pretty Little Liars tonight at 8 p.m. on Freeform. The Liars, as usual, are caught in the middle but this is a much different game than the one they previously played with "A". The final ten episodes of the series will be added to Netflix on July 18, 2017. The character of Alison and Spencer's brother, Jason won't be featured as the show was unable to get the actor for the finale.

Culture Girl fell to death on bungee jump after mishearing Spanish instructor's English
Author: 0 Girl fell to death on bungee jump after mishearing Spanish instructor's English

Judges in the court of Cantabria, northern Spain, say the instructor should have checked for ID to make sure Vera was 18 years old, adding that his English was "macarronico", which translates to "very bad". It is reported that the instructor should have said "don't jump" instead of "no jump" to avoid problems. The girl had misunderstood an instruction from the instructor to "No jump" as "Now jump", when he in fact meant to say "don't jump", the judge wrote in the ruling reported by ...

Culture The Bachelorette 2017 Recap 6/26/17: Season 13 Episode 5
Author: 0 The Bachelorette 2017 Recap 6/26/17: Season 13 Episode 5

While you wait for the recap, hit the comments and let us know how excited you are for this season of The Bachelorette? Rachel still has to go on a one-on-one date before the rose ceremony . "It's always frustrating to be told you aren't wanted". And Iggy cries. Lee and Kenny are both still around to duke it out in the next destination of Oslo, Norway.

Culture Jeremy Corbyn downplays claims of getting rid of Trident instantly
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn downplays claims of getting rid of Trident instantly

The Labour leader arrived at the 900-acre musical extravaganza in Pilton, Somerset and met festival staff as well as organiser Michael Eavis , 81. During Friday's headline slot, Radioheadfrontman Thom Yorke recited Mrs May's "strong and stable" election slogan, with crowds chanting "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn ".

Culture Cosby Trial Ruled Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks
Author: 0 Cosby Trial Ruled Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks

Dozens of women have come forward to say he drugged and assaulted them, but this was the only case to result in criminal charges. Witnesses have died. Goins also alleged that Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion, in 2008, after drugging her drink. Cosby's lawyers have argued that Constand was his lover before she fabricated the assault to try to get money from him.

Culture Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria
Author: 0 Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria

In response, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Monday not to threaten Israel . The launch of surface-to-surface, medium-range missiles into Syria's Deir el-Zour province comes as Islamic State militants fleeing a USA -led coalition onslaught increasingly try to fortify their positions there.

Author: 0 Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for 1st victory of season

Incidents early in the 110-lap race threatened to take the Hendrick Motorsports driver out of contention nearly before it started. Harvick went on to win the race by more than eight seconds. Brendan Gaughan took advantage of a late restart to win the second stage and pick up his first playoff points of the season. So Harvick re-paid the favor, bumping his way past McMurray on the next lap.

Culture Takata files for bankruptcy following multi-year airbag crisis
Author: 0 Takata files for bankruptcy following multi-year airbag crisis

The $1.6 billion (£1.3 billion) deal was announced after the Japanese firm filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S., with similar action taken in Japan. Caudill said automakers would provide Takata up to $400 million over the course of the bankruptcy by accelerating payments and agreeing not to withhold what Takata owes them.

Culture We know the official title for the 'Jurassic World' sequel
Author: 0 We know the official title for the 'Jurassic World' sequel

There's not too much to go on from that teaser poster, although the darkness, cracks and sparks certainly hint at a deadly serious tone. The highly-anticipated follow-up to Colin Trevorrow's record-breaking installment, Jurassic World , began shooting principal photography in Hawaii - at the Kualoa Ranch on the island of Oahu, specifically - earlier this month, after spending the last several months filming at numerous locations in England.

Culture Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says
Author: 0 Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Scalise was shot in the hip, with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs. He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. Roger Williams , R-Texas, who injured his ankle in the chaos Wednesday and will watch from the third-base coaching box. The shooting prompted talk of improving security for lawmakers, most of whom are unaccompanied by officers in their normal day-to-day pursuits.