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Asian stocks up as investors shrug at tech sell-off


If inflation had been at 4% instead of 2% when the Fed lowered the interest rates to zero, it would've created a significantly stronger incentive for businesses and households to borrow money and spend it - that is to say, the Fed's action would have done a lot more to stimulate the economy. Read More »

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Both Released Music This Morning

Taylor's music is now available across Spotify , Tidal, Amazon, Deezer - every streaming service you might be able to access - as well as Apple Music, whom she publicly called out in 2014 for not paying artists. See Taylor Swift relationship timeline broken down by VH1 in the video below. Of course, Taylor did end up partnering with Apple Music, exclusively hosting 1989 on the service. Read More »

Cosby Lawyer Challenges Accuser's Credibility In Sexual Assault Trial


Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting C. In 2005, Constand told police in Canada, where she was living at the time, that the assault happened on March 16, 2004. "They were good friends". When she later began to think that he did, she testified that she didn't feel threatened because he was a respected Temple trustee and an older man. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

The problems with the handling of that investigation "were more widespread than most people know", he said. When asked about his conversations with President Donald Trump about plans to fire former FBI Director James Comey or other matters, Sessions said he could not talk about them because of a Justice Department policy that protected private conversations between its officials and the president. Read More »

Katy Perry changes lyric reportedly about Taylor Swift

Last Thursday, Perry moved into a Los Angeles apartment with 41 cameras throughout the inside of the home, documenting her every move - except for bathroom breaks. Katy Perry is one such celebrity who came out with her problems over the weekend when she live streamed her life for 96 hours. " People are like Who's The One That Got Away about, and that's Groban", Perry said. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' outperforms Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' at box office


As Bleeding Cool reported earlier today , Wonder Woman is estimated to have earned another $57.2 million this weekend, marking a less than 50% drop from its domestic opening . Vance, Marwan Kenzari, Javier Botet and Russell Crowe. As it turned out, the movie earned an estimated $32.2 million, underperforming against its own lowered expectations. Read More »

Britain's May Names New Cabinet, Vows to Stay on as PM


NFU president, Meurig Raymond, said he was seeking early talks with Mr Gove as he presses for assurances for farmers. . "This is par for the course for Tom when it comes to political mischief-making". Picture by James Hardisty. Gove, who was sacked by May previous year, was the biggest mover in a reshuffle of some of May's top team, as the Prime Minister looks to shore up her authority over the Conservatives following last week's election which saw the party lose its majority . Read More »

AG Mills vows to 'challenge' Trump attempts to unwind Katahdin national monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke waits to take the stage with President Donald Trump for his on infrastructure improvements, at the Department of Transportation in Washington, U.S. The Center for Western Priorities conducted a random sample of hundreds of the comments submitted so far and they found that roughly half of comments generated mentioned Bears Ears specifically and yet just 2.8 percent called for eliminating or reducing monuments, with 96 percent of comments submitted urging ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions to testify in front of public senate committee

Trump also said he would "100 percent" be willing to testify under oath that he didn't demand a pledge of personal loyalty from Comey . Sessions is skipping a separate hearing on Tuesday on the Justice Department's budget and sending his deputy for the session that will be open to the public. Read More »

Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general

ET. Sessions is the first USA senator to show public support for Trump's campaign. Comey's testimony last week raised questions surrounding Sessions' recusal from the FBI's probe. Sessions' testimony will be open to the public. Sessions is expected to mainly take on the role of protecting the president . All eyes are on attorney general Jeff sessions as he prepares to testify about the Russian Federation investigation tomorrow. Read More »

Wonder Woman Kills Tom Cruise's The Mummy At The Domestic Box Office

Granted, it opened in over 60 countries to garner that amount of cash, but still, it brings the film's total box office to $174 million after one weekend. One wild card is the worldwide box office, where Cruise still enjoys major star status. It is still scheduled to open in a number of territories in the next few days so numbers are expected to go up albeit not significantly. Read More »

If there are any Trump-Comey tapes, Congress wants them

Trump also accused Comey of providing a false account of the "loyalty pledge" incident. Asked again, Trump said: "I'm not hinting anything". Trump had raised the possibility that his conversations with Comey were recorded in a May 12 tweet he sent several days after he fired him. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief was investigating an alleged Kremlin plot to sway last year's United States election in favour of Mr Trump, and whether there was any collusion with the ... Read More »

Gal Gadot Filmed 'Wonder Woman' While Five Months Pregnant

Bringing in more than $100 million, the film became the biggest opening ever for a female director, edging out the former title holder " Fifty Shades of Grey " by just over $17 million. I went through glass on windows, " she said . Gal Gadot manages to bring to life a character whose story was too hard to tell only a few years ago and turn Wonder Woman into one of the best super hero movies ever, including the Marvel films. Read More »

Rafael Nadal, à jamais seul sur sa terre — Roland-Garros


Les journaux généralistes mettent en avant Nadal enlaçant son trophée. Précisons que plus de deux lecteurs interrogés sur dix "se posent quand même des questions" (23,5%). Et enfin fracasser sa raquette, rageusement, à la fin du deuxième set. Puis c'est lui qui a dicté le jeu avec son grand coup droit, mais aussi avec son revers à deux mains, redevenu une arme fiable et redoutable. Read More »

Mistrial bid amid sex assault expert testimony


Veronique Valliere , whose testimony the Cosby team has been vigorously trying to prevent. On Friday, during cross-examination of Pennsylvania police officer James Reape , Cosby's attorney, Brian McMonagle, pounded away with questions about the timeline of the case. Read More »

North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security -Mattis

Trump has also tried to intimidate North Korea by dispatching warships and bombers to the Korean Peninsula, but another KCNA article published Sunday decried such tactics as "useless muscle-flexing" and "exhausted bluffing". has never dared to go to war with a country that possesses nuclear weapons or ICBMs", it added. "It would be a war like nothing we have seen since 1953", Mattis said , pointing to the end of the Korean War. Read More »

Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial


Constand, 44, of the Toronto area, is expected to take the stand this week and tell her story in public for the first time. Cosby grinned and tapped his cane at the defense table as McMonagle confronted her with the discrepancies. "I said, 'I trust you.' I took the pills, and I swallowed the pills down". Constand has said she felt her friendship with Cosby, now 79, was important to the school's athletics department, where she managed the women's basketball team while he was a ... Read More »

May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result


The DUP , although it wants to leave the European Union , will insist on keeping the single market that allows the free flow of goods across the UK's border with Ireland. Both Labour and the Conservatives sought the public's support on a mandate of leaving the European union in a manner that will mean regaining full control of immigration - which also means leaving the Single Market. Read More »

UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach


They continued that the Prime Minister said she would learn the lessons of the General Election campaign, particularly that voters wanted more money spent on public services, highlighting schools, hospitals and childcare in particular. "We will of course act in the in the national interest and do what is right for the whole of the United Kingdom ", she said. Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the timetable of negotiations. Read More »

Wonder Woman Soundly Defeats The Mummy At The US Box Office

The movie did well at the overseas box-office, earning over 141.8 million Dollars from 63 markets. In the 33 worldwide markets where "The Mummy " opened between Wednesday and Thursday, the movie took in $20.5 million. The Mummy looked its age, selling a relatively feeble $32.2 million in tickets for the movie's debut weekend. It's been a pretty mediocre cinematic summer thus far, with the big blockbusters falling short both critically and commercially; however, just when you thought ... Read More »

United Kingdom election: Theresa May's 'snap election' gamble backfires


May had been expected to win comfortably. The start of Brexit talks due on June 19 risk being pushed back, as the Conservatives debate whether to rethink their strategy. The UK election has ended in a hung parliament , after the Conservative Party came up short of a majority in the snap general election . "The mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". Read More »

Draymond Green's mom sounds off on NBA Finals


Game 5 of the NBA Finals is underway, with the Warriors holding a 3-1 lead and hoping to close the series out Monday night at home. The second quarter started with more cold shooting by the Warriors, strong defense by the Cavs and a James slam over the outstretched arms of Kevin Durant . Read More »

Wonder Woman stays strong at box office, leaving Mummy in dust

In second place, " Wonder Woman " grabbed $13.5 million from close to 40,000 screenings per day. This indicates Raabta is ahead of all the other two films , though overall none of this week's releases shined at the Box Office . The film is made under the budget of $125 million and soon the film will recover the total making cost of the film . Overseas, " The Mummy " debuted to $141.8 million, bringing its worldwide opening to $174 million. Read More »

Wonder Woman becomes biggest opening by a female director


In USA, Wonder Woman collected $100.5 million over the weekend , which is the "best domestic opening for a female director", reports news agency AFP. In the United Kingdom, the film took a total of £5.82m. " Wonder Woman " arrived in theaters less than five months after women's marches around the world upstaged the inauguration of a USA president caught on audio tape bragging about accosting women. Read More »

Ramsey repeats Panenka's trick but Wales are held

However, ultimately the result is the all-important thing and this draw, while not putting Wales out of contention, does make all of these last four games win or bust. Branislav Ivanovic has dismissed suggestions that Wales' 6-1 thrashing in Serbia almost five years ago will have any bearing on their World Cup reunion. Read More »

Cosby jury to resume deliberations Tuesday, wants to review lawsuit testimony


It was then that a new prosecutor chose to charge him. The prosecution spent five days last week building their case before the 12-person jury at Montgomery County Court in Norristown, just outside Philadelphia. She sat across the aisle from Constand. With Cosby's wife, Camille Cosby, sitting in the courtroom for the first time, lead defense attorney Brian McMonagle walked the jury through several inconsistencies in Andrea Constand's story. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' with $57.2M at weekend box office

Box office numbers for the weekend are finally in and while Wonder Womanis again the big victor, crossing the $200 million mark in its second weekend, The Mummy is the clear loser. Indeed, the midweek numbers ($11.8 million for Monday, $14.3 million for Tuesday and $9.3 million for Wednesday) suggest that all the critical acclaim for the Patty Jenkins-directed smash is driving consistent crowds even after the opening-weekend rush. Read More »

Puerto Rico approves statehood in non-binding referendum

Those inequalities and the ongoing crisis prompted 66-year-old Maria Quinones to vote for the first time in such a referendum , the fifth on Puerto Rico's status. That majority is required for the U.S. Congress to consider it. But, this isn't the Caribbean island's first merry-go-round with statehood voting. Read More »

Wonder Woman lassos fans with box office hit

Poison and General Ludendorff. Though Gal Gadot is locked in for another Wonder Woman movie, Patty Jenkins has not yet officially been signed for the Wonder Woman sequel . Though she's not technically attached, Jenkins has already expressed some interest in coming back for the sequel when Warner Bros . gets it off the ground, so it sounds like both sides are open to playing ball. Read More »

La Xbox One X le 7 novembre, à 499 euros — Microsoft


Les titres de la Xbox One en 900p et 1080p seront même upscalés en 4K et plus globalement, il y aura un meilleur rendu pour les jeux Xbox One et 360. Microsoft n'a d'ailleurs pas manqué de se comparer à Sony et sa PS4 Pro, en jouant à qui a la plus grosse. Rien de tel pour frapper un grand coup que de dévoiler d'emblée une nouvelle console . Read More »