Watch the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of 'Ready Player One'

Watch the first trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of 'Ready Player One'

You know, reality. But until national and state by state curriculums get their acts together, Stephen Spielberg is directing an adaptation of Ernest Cline's awesome novel. The movie is based on the debut novel from Fanboys screenwriter Ernie Cline , which is set in a near-future where virtual reality is commonplace. Read More

Ben Affleck refutes Batman rumors: 'I'm really blown away and excited'm

Ben Affleck refutes Batman rumors: 'I'm really blown away and excited'm

In fact, Affleck pointed out that he spoke to Warner Bros. heads Kevin Tsujihara, Sue Kroll and Toby Emmerich about the role. "I would be a f***ing ape on the ground for Matt Reeves ", Affleck said, nodding to Reeves' work on the last two Planet of the Apes movies. Read More

Yankees overcome Colon in 5th for 6-3 win over Twins

Yankees overcome Colon in 5th for 6-3 win over Twins

At the very least, Hughes' season is over after 14 games and nine starts with a 4-3 record and 5.87 ERA. We cued the circus music, poked fun at how hefty and old he was, and called him a clown, if not perhaps a boost to a Twins roster and season that has a pulse in Mid-July, but could use a jolt. Read More

When (Prince) Harry Met Harry (Styles)

When (Prince) Harry Met Harry (Styles)

It's nearly too much Harry for a photo. Added another , " PRINCE HARRY MET PRINCE HARRY I C O N I C". Speaking at the world premiere of the film in London yesterday, Styles was asked what was next for him in the acting world and revealed it may be a case of "one and done" for him when it comes to being a thespian. Read More

Live Crew Founder Member Fresh Kid Ice Dies Aged 53

Live Crew Founder Member Fresh Kid Ice Dies Aged 53

The Supreme Court ruled in favour with 2 Live Crew in 1992 but the case led to parental advisory labels on album covers. In fact, Fresh Kid and Campbell, aka Uncle Luke, were arrested in 1990 after a live performance that city officials and police deemed obscene and lewd. Read More

FTSE rallies as dovish Yellen buoys investors

FTSE rallies as dovish Yellen buoys investors

Traders will be watching today for June spending on electronic cards for a reading on the pace of consumer spending. The WSJ Dollar Index BUXX, -0.28% which looks at the greenback against a wider set of rivals, fell 0.3% to 87.98. After remaining flat for much of 2016, business investment "rose robustly at the beginning of the year", including solid increases in purchases of equipment. Read More

Longtime Kermit the Frog Voice Actor Steve Whitmire Replaced After 27 Years

Longtime Kermit the Frog Voice Actor Steve Whitmire Replaced After 27 Years

Both The Muppets Studio and Whitmire himself have either declined or have been unavailable for comment. In addition to Kermit, Whitmire had voiced grumpy critic Statler, Rizzo the Rat, the always-startled Beaker and other characters for the Muppets . Read More

Bihar Congress leaders meet Lalu Prasad, extend support

Bihar Congress leaders meet Lalu Prasad, extend support

The raid lasted for almost 10 hours during which officials reportedly have gathered some very incriminating against a number of family members of Lalu Prasad Yadav that could have strong political implications in the state. Allowing himself an alibi, the Chief Minister of Bihar has instead called all his party leaders including national and state lawmakers to a conclave in Patna . Read More

Trump snubbed by first lady of Poland in latest handshake fail

Trump snubbed by first lady of Poland in latest handshake fail

President Trump's speech in Warsaw cast the fight against terrorism as a clash of civilizations, adopting a framework that his two predecessors had determinedly avoided and linking it to his controversial policies on immigration. The event presaged the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, a larger citywide revolt and the subject of the monument near which Trump gave his speech Thursday. "We have, I think, 16 years - in 16 years it's the lowest unemployment rate", he said. Read More

Asia Briefs: China's heavy-lift rocket fails to launch

Asia Briefs: China's heavy-lift rocket fails to launch

State-run Xinhua news agency, said abnormity was detected during the flight of the rocket, which blasted off at 7:23 pm (local time) from Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern province of Hainan. Part of China's multi-billion dollar space programme, this rocket was created to carry space station components, communication satellites and deep-space probes into orbit. Read More

Pacers trade Paul George to Thunder for Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis

Pacers trade Paul George to Thunder for Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis

ESPN first reported the news Friday and USA Today confirmed. Instead, the Pacers chose to ship George elsewhere, and it might be simply to get George out of the conference. With Paul George now in OKC , it gives the Thunder a serious chance to make a deep run again in the Western Conference . The Timberwolves, according to multiple reports, reached a three-year deal worth $57 million with free agent point guard Jeff Teague , formerly of IN, to replace Rubio. Read More

Arsenal in advanced talks for €55m-rated Lyon striker Lacazette

Arsenal in advanced talks for €55m-rated Lyon striker Lacazette

The Gunners are €4m away from Lyon's valuation of Lacazette, 26, and negotiations look set to continue over the coming days as Arsenal hope to seal the deal for the France worldwide. "It will be a French worldwide or a player of a very large European club". Lacazette has been heavily linked with a move away from Lyon after scoring 127 goals in 274 appearance. Read More

Cosby accuser 'wasn't able to recall every particular moment'

Cosby accuser 'wasn't able to recall every particular moment'

Cosby is alleged to have given Constand three unmarked blue pills. Wednesday morning's cross-examination, centered primarily around phone calls Constand made in January of 2005, after she told her mother Cosby sexually assaulted her at his Cheltenham Township home in January of 2004. Read More

Action-Packed Heist Movie

Action-Packed Heist Movie "Baby Driver" Gets European Premiere

The action-thriller, which was shot in the US city of Atlanta, features plenty of auto chases set against an eclectic soundtrack. " Baby Driver " starts with a typical robbery and auto chase. While Elgort is best known for starring as Gus in weepy teen romance " The Fault in Our Stars " and as Caleb in the " Divergent " film series, he grew up in New York's dance and musical theater scene. Read More

Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

The case will turn largely on how credible the panel finds Ms Constand , who testified that in a visit to Mr Cosby's home near Philadelphia, he gave her pills that he said were herbal, but that left her immobile and drifting in and out of consciousness, and sexually assaulted her. Read More

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

Cosby's team declared victory and went on the attack. When those allegations against Cosby were pulled back into the light almost 10 years later, the public had a much different reaction. Lawyer Brian McMonagle told jurors that while Cosby had been unfaithful to his wife, he didn't commit a crime. "There was no pause or hesitation about that, and we're moving forward", he told reporters. Read More

Sean Spicer Is Reportedly Leaving The Briefing Room

Sean Spicer Is Reportedly Leaving The Briefing Room

Recently, the White House has begun to stipulate that they are both off-camera and off-mic. Spicer's time at the White House briefing room podium in recent weeks has decreased amid rumors that Spicer would soon transition to a different role, with some suggesting the President was unhappy with Spicer's performance in the public-facing role. Read More

Sphero's new toy is a chatty Spider-Man

But unlike those two, Sphero's Spider-Man toy focuses more on interacting with kids through actually speaking to them. Again, though, the idea is that Sphero will continuously add stories to Spider-Man's arsenal. Through a downloadable app (iOS or Android), Spidey is capable of telling jokes, asking trivia questions, guarding a room, and can team up with kids to "battle" classic Spider-Man villains. Read More

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, officials say

The truck has Georgia tag, BCX 5372. In a news conference Thursday in Madison, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says that's the largest reward he's seen in 43 years of law enforcement. The inmates have been cellmates a few times in Georgia's prisons, had known each other for "quite a while" and may have planned the escape together, Department of Corrections Assistant Commissioner Ricky Myrick said. Read More

The Mummy fails at the domestic box office, only makes $31.5 million

The Mummy fails at the domestic box office, only makes $31.5 million

While it was the lowest-performing Terminator film at the USA box office, it still managed to gross $350 million internationally, its fate only sealed by the massive costs of pre-production - the film having been stuck in development for years. Read More

Jeff Sessions to testify about dealings with Russian Officials

Recent news reports have said Sessions offered to resign just weeks ago, saying he needed to be given "the freedom" to do his job. The Comey hearing certainly lived up to the hype. A little more than two months later, however, the Attorney-General signed a letter recommending Mr. Trump fire Mr. Comey, a sacking the President acknowledged had to do with the Russian Federation investigation. Read More

Cinema in Ramallah bans screenings of 'Wonder Woman' due to Israeli star

A week later, " Wonder Woman " is still the talk of the town when it comes to movies. Q: What inspired the pure heart that "Wonder Woman" has as a film? Since a boy watching Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman on TV back in the '70s I've had a bit of a thing for Diana Prince - Princess of Themyscira. Read More

Attorneys general of Maryland and DC plan 'major lawsuit' against Trump

Attorneys general of Maryland and DC plan 'major lawsuit' against Trump

The lawsuit, obtained by the Post , from Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh - both Democrats - alleges that Mr. Trump committed "unprecedented constitutional violations". In the D.C. area, both the District and Maryland will cite ways they have been adversely affected by the opening of the Trump International Hotel past year near the White House . Read More

Islamists kill 13 Philippine marines in wartorn Marawi city

Islamists kill 13 Philippine marines in wartorn Marawi city

There were "strong indications" the two brothers who formed one of the factions have been killed, a military spokesman said. "There was an intense, house-to-house firefight between the marines and the local terrorist group", army brigade Lieutenant Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera told a televised press conference in Marawi City. Read More

Bill Maher apologizes on 'Real Time':

Bill Maher apologizes on 'Real Time': "I did a bad thing"

It's been a week since Bill Maher pulled widespread condemnation down on his head during a live taping of his HBO show Real Time , using a racial slur in the middle of a conversation with Republican senator Ben Sasse . "The word was offensive and I regret saying it and I'm very sorry". Dyson tried but ultimately failed to truly challenge Maher, who, after the author explained the history behind the slur, downplayed his guilt by reiterating that he simply made a bad joke. Read More

Manchester United make surprise decision on Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United make surprise decision on Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic signed a one-year deal at United last summer and the club had a 12-month option to extend that by a further year if the player impressed. Ibrahimovic scored 28 objectives, including a victor in the EFL Cup last against Southampton, before suffering a knee injury throughout United's Europa League quarter-final versus Anderlecht. Read More

Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

Apple said it had updated the processors in its iMac and MacBook Pro lineup to Intel's most recent "Kaby Lake" processors. Positioned as a competitor to the Amazon Echo , the HomePod prioritizes music usage. A set of iOS 11 features including enabling smartphone cameras to read QR codes are aimed at the China market, where Apple would like to bolster iPhone sales. Read More

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig was bold, triumphant

Watch video footage of the mistake below, as reported by Digital Spy . Addressing the wrong city is awkward for any artist performing to a crowd, which is why when the Black Eyed Peas rapper shouted out to London from the One Love concert in Manchester , it left everyone a bit confused. Read More

A Wonder Woman sequel will probably happen, but when?

He stated the film shows that redemption for the DC universe is possible, and "hits on both a visceral and emotional level". "And if it all goes according to plan, Jenkins is more than ready to return to the character for a contemporary-set Wonder Woman sequel (she and Gadot are contractually committed to a second film)", the article reads. Read More

CNN Bans Kathy Griffin From Hosting On New Year's Eve Program

I'm a comic. I crossed the line. "I cross the line". I moved the line, then I crossed it. "I'm just gonna go home and eat my ice cream and hide out", he told the TMZ cameraman as he pulled away from the grocery store. The blowback was immediate, and the 56-year-old comedian was subsequently let go by CNN , where she routinely hosted their New Year's Eve special, alongside Anderson Cooper , for the last 10 years. Read More