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Dick Cheney Signs Waterboarding Kit For Sacha Baron Cohen's New Show Dick Cheney Signs Waterboarding Kit For Sacha Baron Cohen's New Show
- July 09, 2018

Cohen is writing and directing the seven-episode series which "will explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation". Not only that, but he gets Cheney to sign a "waterboarding kit" in the clip for the series, which premieres on July 15th. Behind the elaborate setup is a genuine quest for the truth about people, places and politics. (more...)
Meet Prince Louis's New Godparents Meet Prince Louis's New Godparents
- July 09, 2018

Proud parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made their way into the service in London with their three children. Louis, who was born April 23 in London , will be officially baptized into the Church of England in the traditional christening ceremony on July 9 at the Chapel Royal in St. (more...)
Fans get First Look at Hailey Baldwin's Engagement Ring from Justin Bieber
- July 09, 2018

Baldwin's father, actor Stephen Baldwin, tweeted Sunday that he and her mother, his wife, Kennya, "Always pray 4 God's will!" "He is moving in the hearts of JB&HB", he wrote. We've moved past that, ' Hailey told The Times UK back in May. "We didn't speak for quite some time and there was a lot of weirdness that went on", she said. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Sexual Assault Charges Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Sexual Assault Charges
- July 09, 2018

A judge has ordered that Harvey Weinstein (WYN'-steen) be released on continued bail while fighting sex charges. "He is Harvey Weinstein and despite what you may find to be his flaws, he is a brilliant maker of movie", Brafman said just after Weinstein pleaded not guilty in Manhattan Supreme Court to an additional indictment that could land him up to life in prison. (more...)
Oprah‚ Beyoncé‚ Jay-Z headed to SA for Global Citizen Festival
- July 09, 2018

The Global Citizen Festival is a free and ticketless festival. Yup! Queen Bey as she is famously known, will be joined on stage by her hip music mogul husband Shawn Carter known as Jay Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran , Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin as well as Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid. (more...)
England fans slammed by police as 'disgraceful' after win
- July 09, 2018

During the match, videos on social media showed people on planes, at airports and even at weddings live-streaming the match on their phones. "Obviously we are chuffed with the result this afternoon but there is absolutely no excuse to vandalise emergency service vehicles by jumping on them", they said on Twitter. (more...)
Travis Pastrana re-creates Evel Knievel jumps Travis Pastrana re-creates Evel Knievel jumps
- July 09, 2018

The event, called " Evel Live ", aired on the History Channel . Pastrana surpassed Knievel's jump over 50 crushed cars, done at the Los Angeles Coliseum in 1973, by clearing 52 cars. In 1975, Knievel jumped 14 buses. "These bikes are a little faster and a little lighter (than Knievel's Harley), but it's similar". Of the three jumps, the one over the fountains was the shortest but also the most technical, the cramped confines of Caesars' front courtyard leaving little room for error. (more...)
Robin Wright saved 'House of Cards': Patricia Clarkson Robin Wright saved 'House of Cards': Patricia Clarkson
- July 09, 2018

The sixth season, which will follow Wright's character, will not feature Spacey. "I knew the incredible craftsman that he is". The impending tell-all comes after fresh allegations of sexual assault were aimed at 58-year-old Spacey. Actor Anthony Rapp was the first to come forward against the Oscar-winning actor, and claimed the Usual Suspects star, then 26, sexually harassed him when he was 14. (more...)
Meghan Markle radiates in summery yellow dress for outing with Prince Harry Meghan Markle radiates in summery yellow dress for outing with Prince Harry
- July 09, 2018

For her Royal Ascot debut , Meghan donned their white shirt dress with floral appliques, which she paired look with a matching fascinator, cementing the luxury label's status as her first go-to brand (much like her sister-in-law Kate did with Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen). (more...)
Kylie Jenner Reveals She ‘Got Rid’ of Her Lip Fillers
- July 09, 2018

Fans of the 20-year-old cosmetics queen quickly noticed a big difference in her face in her recent Instagram photos . Another fan wrote, "she looks like the old Kylie here idk why", to which Jenner replied, "I got rid of all my filler with two blushing and one smiling emojis". (more...)
How Ranbir Kapoor transformed into Sanjay Dutt How Ranbir Kapoor transformed into Sanjay Dutt
- July 09, 2018

It appears that Neetu Kapoor's birthday was celebrated at a restaurant, and in her Instagram stories, Riddhima gave a glimpse of the big cake she got for her mom . "Happiest birthday to my lifeline" - I love you so much, mom. In the photos, Riddhima and Neetu Kapoor can be seen all smiles as they pose for a happy picture with Ranbir Kapoor, Riddhima's adorable daughter and loving husband. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen accepts blame for Lewis Hamilton clash Kimi Raikkonen accepts blame for Lewis Hamilton clash
- July 09, 2018

He would fight back through the field and capitalise on two Safety Car periods to eventually re-claim second, but after the race, Hamilton would walk straight out of the area called parc ferme where the top three drivers park, skip an interview with Sky Sports' Martin Brundle and go straight to the podium. (more...)
Godparents to be revealed as Louis is christened today Godparents to be revealed as Louis is christened today
- July 09, 2018

Just like Prince George and Princess Beatrice, Prince Louis will be christened at the Chapel Royal in St James' Palace in London. Kensington Palace has not released the guest list, but newlyweds the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to attend, along with Kate's pregnant sister Pippa Middleton and their brother James Middleton. (more...)
Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia
- July 09, 2018

Croatia and England will meet on Wednesday 11 July at the 80,000-capacity Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow at 8 pm CET. Gaunt, slight and diminutive, he looks in need of a good dinner, but seldom have appearances been so misleading. "He is the leader". "We are happy to share this festival with you", he said. "It would be pity not to see Moscow while we are in Russian Federation". (more...)
UFC 226 Results: Daniel Cormier KO’s Heavyweight Stipe Miocic UFC 226 Results: Daniel Cormier KO’s Heavyweight Stipe Miocic
- July 09, 2018

Having realized this lofty goal, Cormier now plans to fight once or twice more before hanging up the gloves in March of 2019, just before his 40th birthday. "I walked in the building and watched the heavyweight disaster from the beginning", Lesnar said. "I never thought I would fight him, but Brock Lesnar , get your ass in here", Cormier said. (more...)
Gal Gadot visits Virginia children's hospital in 'Wonder Woman' costume
- July 09, 2018

While in the DMV area, Gal Gadot chose to stop by a Children's Hospital to bring some cheer to ailing fans. The comedian and talented actress is set to get out of her comfort zone by playing the villain named Cheetah but also her secret identity - Barbara Minerva. (more...)
Ant-Man and the Wasp Conquers the Weekend Box Office with $76M Ant-Man and the Wasp Conquers the Weekend Box Office with $76M
- July 09, 2018

One interesting caveat to the film's domestic performance, however, is just how big the film's Friday was compared to the rest of the weekend. Disney and Marvel knew they had a hit on their hands when Ant-Man and the Wasp earned $11.5 million from Thursday night preview showings alone. (more...)
A Thanos-Inspired Subreddit Is Planning the Biggest Ban in Reddit History A Thanos-Inspired Subreddit Is Planning the Biggest Ban in Reddit History
- July 09, 2018

The corner in question is a subsection of Reddit called r/thanosdidnothingwrong . Another one shows Mad Titan's face off with The Collector on Knowhere. They are looking into bots to make the mass-banning possible. It's all going down on July 9, after which some users plan to congregate in other movie-appropriate subreddits, like r/inthesoulstone . (more...)
USADA Clarifies Brock Lesnar's Status In Drug-Testing Pool USADA Clarifies Brock Lesnar's Status In Drug-Testing Pool
- July 09, 2018

Daniel Cormier joined select company last night when he jumped divisions to challenge UFC Heavyweight Champ Stipe Miocic . Moments after winning the first-round knockout, Cormier took the microphone to celebrate his victory, and telling Lesnar to meet him in the Octagon . (more...)
Maisie Williams Says Goodbye To ‘Game Of Thrones’ With Bloody #LastWomanStanding Post Maisie Williams Says Goodbye To ‘Game Of Thrones’ With Bloody #LastWomanStanding Post
- July 09, 2018

She's not the only " Game of Thrones " star sharing a social media send-off: Daenerys Targaryen actress Emilia Clarke shared a message on Instagram June 17, People notes. The 31-year-old actress added, "It's been a trip @gameofthrones thank you for the life I never dreamed I'd be able to live and the family I'll never stop missing ##lastseasonitis". (more...)
Justin Bieber And Hailey Baldwin Are Engaged Justin Bieber And Hailey Baldwin Are Engaged
- July 09, 2018

The 2 women who say they saw the engagement go down claim it was at a resort in the Bahamas. Upon running into some fans in New York City on Friday night, Bieber reportedly told them, "Yeah, Hailey made me shave it off, well not made me but you know", after he was apparently questioned about his cleaner look. (more...)
England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth
- July 08, 2018

Hart has 75 caps for England and played in nine of their 10 World Cup qualifiers, but missed out on a squad place for the finals as Jordan Pickford , Jack Butland and Nick Pope were all given the nod ahead of him, with Pickford since excelling as No 1 in Russian Federation. (more...)
Cohen drops Trump attorney label on social media Cohen drops Trump attorney label on social media
- July 08, 2018

Sacha Baron Cohen has teased a mysterious Trump University-themed project on social media. Davis and Cohen's other lawyer, former federal prosecutor Guy Petrillo , did not immediately respond to messages. Baron Cohen also baited Trump by wearing a "Make America Great Again" cap and brandishing a hand gun at the film's premiere in the US. Rudy Giuliani, Trump's outside counsel, told Business Insider that Cohen "should have the attorneys who he has the most confidence in ". (more...)
Social media reacts to England's win over Sweden
- July 08, 2018

Goals in each half from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli clinched victory for Gareth Southgate's men in their first quarter-final in the competition since 2006, while goalkeeper Jordan Pickford produced a hat-trick of stunning saves to maintain his clean sheet. (more...)
Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to reach semis Croatia beat Russian Federation on penalties to reach semis
- July 08, 2018

Croatia is in the World Cup semifinals for the second time and first since 1998 when they first entered the competition following the break-up of Yugoslavia. The game finished 1-1 after the 90 minutes, which sent the match into extra time . "They are young and fast, so it will not be easy for us". Victory over the tournament hosts sets up a showdown against England in the last four in Moscow on Wednesday. (more...)
Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian Disagree On Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier Outcome Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian Disagree On Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier Outcome
- July 08, 2018

At 39 years old, this could very well be Cormier's last rodeo in the big boy division if he loses; however, he has shown no signs of wearing down. Cormier capitalized with a hard right that sent Miocic to the mat. It was the most consecutive title defenses in UFC heavyweight history. There are conflicting reports about whether Lesnar has re-entered the USADA drug testing pool which is required for six months before returning to action, so a potential superfight between the WWE star and ... (more...)
UFC 226: Daniel Cormier ends Stipe Miocic's reign with a knockout
- July 08, 2018

According to Daniel Cormier , true UFC superfights have much in common with cartwheel kicks, flying knee knockouts or inverted rolling triangle chokes. Miocic also looked composed and has seen off all-comers as heavyweight king and goes into the bout as favourite. Cormier has been trying to carve a niche of his own but the specter of Jon Jones looms no matter how high he flies. (more...)
Concerned England fans make the same joke about the referee against Sweden Concerned England fans make the same joke about the referee against Sweden
- July 08, 2018

Alli proved his critics wrong two minutes before the hour mark when he met Kieran Trippier's cross with a deft header to put England firmly in the ascendancy. England forward Raheem Sterling has yet to score at the World Cup from his unusual position as the support striker to Harry Kane , and his finishing let him down against Sweden . (more...)
Euphoric Croatia aiming to party like it's 1998 against Russian Federation Euphoric Croatia aiming to party like it's 1998 against Russian Federation
- July 08, 2018

The defending champions at the time defeated Yugoslavia in the quarterfinals and Italy in the semifinals that year, which also made Italy the last host nation to lose on penalties before Saturday. " Croatia is a better team, but it would not be the first time the host, who before the championship was an outsider, go as far as, let's say, South Korea in 2002", says The Washington Post . (more...)
Daniel Cormier Falls Hard at UFC 226 Media Event, Claims He's 'Fine' Daniel Cormier Falls Hard at UFC 226 Media Event, Claims He's 'Fine'
- July 08, 2018

In a sport where size definitely, matters, it's hard not to wonder whether there's any real way that Cormier is going to be able to overcome his size disadvantage when he steps into the octagon against Miocic on Saturday night in the main event at UFC 226 . (more...)

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