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Gay men reportedly rounded up in Chechnya

Gay men reportedly rounded up in Chechnya

Dozens of men between the ages of 16 and 50 have been detained "in connection with their nontraditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such", according to Novaya Gazeta as quoted in the Times . "In Chechnya , the command was given for a 'prophylactic sweep, ' and it went as far as real murders", Novaya Gazeta reported. "I haven't received a single report [of murder], but I wouldn't even consider it", Saratova said . Read More

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WWE Announces More Details Regarding Next Week's

WWE Announces More Details Regarding Next Week's "Superstar Shake-Up"

The "Monday Night Raw" after WrestleMania is always WWE's biggest non-PPV event of the year, and the 2017 show did not disappoint. Fresh off his induction into the Hall of Fame, Kurt Angle has new job with WWE . The WWE Draft returned in 2016 as Raw and SmackDown became separate entities once more. With Stephanie out of the picture and a looming "Superstar Shake Up", Angle has the opportunity to be the man to lead the revitalization of RAW without another person meddling ... Read More

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Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev agree to rematch June 17 in Vegas

Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev agree to rematch June 17 in Vegas

There was little to separate Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev after their unified light heavyweight title fight in November, but now both men will have the opportunity to produce a more definitive conclusion. "It was a close fight that I won". Out of Kovalev's 30 career victories 26 have come by way of knockout. One of the undercard fights will be the mandatory bout between junior featherweight world titleholder Guillermo Rigondeaux and interim titlist Moises Flores, whose camps made a deal ... Read More

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Shia LaBeouf's New Movie Sells One Ticket in Limited U.K. Release

Shia LaBeouf's New Movie Sells One Ticket in Limited U.K. Release

In the film, LaBeouf stars as a war veteran suffering from PTSD following his return from Afghanistan. Dito Montiel ( Fighting ) wrote and directed the film, which also stars Kate Mara, Jai Courtney, Gary Oldman and Clifton Collins, Jr. However, it was simultaneously released digitally on demand. and will launch on DVD and Blu-ray next month, according to the Guardian . We'd say word of mouth might boost week 2 sales, but the movie also scored 15% on Rotten Tomatoes . Read More

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Could Beyonce play Nala in the Lion King?

Could Beyonce play Nala in the Lion King?

She is now pregnant with twins but since it is a voice-acting role they (the studio and director) will do whatever it takes to accommodate her schedule. Jon is also directing a sequel to his version of The Jungle Book , which made 965 million dollars (£777 million) at the box office. The film is probably being put up for a 2018 release. Read More

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Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner says, 'I'm a big kid'

NEW YORK (AP ) — When Kendall Jenner isn't strutting down a runway in wings, cheesing as Marilyn Monroe on video or flea market shopping with Paris Jackson, you might look for her outside. And Jenner said she's thrilled to step into the role. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. "This song "Lions" that Pepsi selected for the "Moments" ad should remind our generation to look at the way you are living and find strength and calm in each moment". Read More

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It's a Good Thing This Original Alien Ending Never Happened

It's a Good Thing This Original Alien Ending Never Happened

ALIEN: COVENANT is scheduled for a May 12th release in the United Kingdom, with the USA release following on May 19th. The much darker final scene would have had the alien at the ship's controls, Scott said. Luckily, Ridley Scott was convinced otherwise, and a true sci-fi legend was born as Sigourney Weaver's Ripley continued on to kick more alien ass over the next several years. Read More

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Marvel's 'Defenders' Will Arrive On Netflix This August

Netflix's The Defenders gets a premiere date in a new promo , but it may not be obvious at first glance. Jessica Jones is now shooting the show's second season that is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in 2018. That URL takes you to the under-construction website of the New York Bulletin , the newspaper seen in all of the Netflix Marvel shows and where Daredevil's Karen Page works. Read More

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The 5 Best Special Features on the 'Rogue One' Blu-ray

The team is thinking about "what could be another decade and a half of "Star Wars" stories ". Chiang suggested that he would like to see Darth Vader's castle showcased in future films of the franchise soon. While on the other hand, we didn't get dialogue like "This is a rebellion isn't?" We are working on the form of him [for a long time]. While watching the movie in the theater, I thought Tarkin inhabited the uncanny valley , which distracted me from paying attention to what he was ... Read More

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Here's How To Make The Szechuan Sauce From Rick & Morty

Here's How To Make The Szechuan Sauce From Rick & Morty

And while some fans are no doubt devastated to find out that Rick's backstory is about as deep as a pot of McDonald's sauce I personally think it's brilliant and keeps Rick a hilariously enigmatic figure. At the end of the episode, Rick even tells Morty that the entire motivation for his insane adventures is the Szechuan sauce. Other users have even started using the hashtag #BringBackTheSauce to get McDonald's attention. Read More

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Kuwait bans 'Beauty and the Beast' hit movie

Kuwait bans 'Beauty and the Beast' hit movie

Kong in its second weekend fell to number 2 with a gross of $28.8 million, this brings the films total U.S. box office to $110.1 million after 10 days of play. " Beauty and the Beast " is now showing worldwide and is indeed a huge success. Live action versions of Aladdin , The Lion King , Mulan and Peter Pan are reportedly already in production - and more could follow. Read More

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United Nations chief Guterres lands in Iraq to review aid efforts

United Nations chief Guterres lands in Iraq to review aid efforts

Ibrahim al Ansari incited vehicle, knife and arson attacks against American and Turkish citizens, Col. Joseph Scrocca, the USA spokesman in Baghdad for the American-led coalition fighting ISIS , said Thursday. "ISIS is smuggling civilians into buildings so we won't see them, trying to bait the coalition to attack, to take advantage of the public outcry and deter action in the future". Read More

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Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

Adel Okasha, the head of the Dahshur necropolis, said the remains belong to the inner structure of the pyramid, including a corridor. It said "granite lintel and stoney blocks showing the interior design of the pyramid" were also found. "To find the name of a previously unknown queen would be an addition to history", the archaeologist said. Those intact pyramids make their new neighbor look young, as they're about a thousand years older than the recently discovered ruins. Read More

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2 more Democrats say they'll oppose Gorsuch

U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch listens to a question as he testifies during the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., March 22, 2017. With the nuclear option triggered, instead of 60 votes, Republicans would need just a simple majority of 51 votes. With at least 41 Democrats voting against cloture , it means Gorsuch's nomination can not meet that 60-vote threshold. Read More

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'Naam Shabana' packs a punch at box office

'Naam Shabana' packs a punch at box office

Sun biz is crucial. There is nothing like a tailor-made role for an actor except for " Naam Shabana " where the characters are already in place", Neeraj told PTI. Still, given the kind of mixed reviews that the film had received, even this is not a bad number at all as now at least the Taapsee Pannu starrer has some sort of a platform to consolidate its position from. Read More

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Bomb Injures 16 in Egypt Near Police Center

Bomb Injures 16 in Egypt Near Police Center

Security forces have cordoned off the scene and begun combing the area. Ahram newspaper reported that militant group Lewaa Al-Thawra, founded in 2016, has claimed responsibility for the attack. Since the Brotherhood's candidate, Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was deposed in mid-2013 after mass protests against his rule, general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has overseen a crackdown in which hundreds of Brotherhood supporters have been killed and thousands jailed or sentenced to ... Read More

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See the trailer for Ghost In The Shell

Johansson herself is great, playing Major one step removed, a bit blank and slightly robotic, with an authoritarian lumber to her. We'll get the elephant in the room out of the way; Johansson's casting was met with controversy owing to the fact that she is not of Japanese descent dispite receiving the backing of Sam Yoshiba from the publisher Kodansha and after watching the film, Yoshiba's backing has not been for nothing, as she has handled the Major faithfully whilst also updating her for ... Read More

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Bill O'Reilly: Congresswoman wearing 'James Brown wig'

Perhaps, like some on Twitter who rushed to O'Reilly's defense, you might be wondering, "Hey, what's the big deal?" Do what you do. You're not almost as patriotic as we are. Maxine Waters during a speech because he was distracted by her "James Brown wig". "It's really unfortunate that he would choose her hairstyle to be an issue when there are so many other issues that haven't been addressed", Hopson said. Read More

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Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart

Having lost $10.4 billion since 2011 and $2 billion a year ago alone, the parent firm Sears Holding Corp . of Hoffman Estates, Ill., acknowledged in a document filed with the U.S. Sears and Kmart were merged under Sears Holdings in late 2004. "We've been ahead of the ballgame, and we've been fortunate that a lot of Sears in our different shopping centers have not closed". Read More

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Ghost in the Shell Steelbook info, Gallery & 'Major Action' clip released

As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to, and her life was not saved. Her previous identity and ethnicity is unknown, just as it is in the original series. But fans aren't necessarily happy about its latest evolution into a live-action Hollywood blockbuster. Unfortunately, that something new is the erasure of a Japanese character in favor of a white movie star. Read More

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