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Author: 0 Lupita Nyong'o reviews Wonder Woman: 'Fierce. Sensual. Just awesome.'

Directed by Patty Jenkins , " Wonder Woman " finally premiered featuring Gadot as the titular character, joined by co-stars Chris Pine , Robin Wright , Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Connie Nielsen, and more. And the answer to that is yes, it most definitely is. Have you seen Wonder Woman yet? I need more female superhero movies, from both Marvel and DC, and some of them are going to stink as badly as "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and " Batman vs.

Author: 0 United Kingdom opposition Labour Party says will seek to form minority government

Labour took Canterbury, a seat which had been held by Conservatives since 1918, and claimed Tory scalps in a string of seats including Bristol North West, Stroud, Warwick & Leamington, Stockton South and Vale of Clwyd. "That's what we have seen tonight". For their part, Labour officials could scarcely believe the exit poll that predicted (correctly) a hung parliament , a situation where no party has an absolute majority .

Author: 0 A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

There isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time, the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party, the arguments the Conservative Party put forward in this election have lost. "Time for everyone to regroup". "Without a government, there's no negotiation", he said Friday morning by phone on Germany's Deutschlandfunk radio.

Global Connecticut House debate on tolls comes up short on votes
Author: 0 Connecticut House debate on tolls comes up short on votes

Dannel P. Malloy and legislative leaders will resume now that the session has adjourned. The tribes, which operate competing casinos in eastern CT, joined forces and argued that without head-to-head competition, MGM's western MA casino would cost CT thousands of jobs and tens of millions in tax revenue.

Author: 0 Scottish independence dealt a blow

In his winning speech SNP MP Stewart McDonald described it as a "tough night" for the party in Scotland with a "mixed bag" of results . "She's done very well to get where she has, but I think there is a danger that we've gone beyond the strong image with the marshalling of the troops, to her becoming nearly a parody of herself with the tank-riding and bull-riding and flag-waving", a senior SNP lawmaker said.

Author: 0 Apple Introduces The HomePod Speaker and Home Assistant

It is created to work with the Apple Music subscription service and can produce rich sound while tapping into the artificial intelligence power of Siri . If Apple unveils a rival to internet-connected speakers from Amazon and Google , it wouldn't be the first time that Apple hops on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor.

Author: 0 IU experts impressed by Comey's testimony

It was "a combination of things" that led then FBI Director James Comey to immediately type up his recollection of his first meeting with then president-elect Donald Trump in January after leaving Trump Tower in New York City, but most damning to the president's reputation is that Comey thought Trump might lie about what was said.

Global London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's Trip To The UK
Author: 0 London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's Trip To The UK

Khan responded saying the president had taken his comments out of context. "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" the former reality TV star said on Twitter . Trump, meanwhile, said that "it is his ignorance to say that" and has raised questions about the approach of London's to confronting terrorism. "Just as the police will do everything possible to root out extremism from our city, so we will take a zero-tolerance ...

Author: 0 SDF announces "final assault" on Raqqa

Raqqa has witnessed bloody massacres of civilians and enemy fighters as the extremists extend their reign of terror in the region. "The IRC has seen a drop in the number of people escaping Raqqa over the past week, which may indicate ISIS intends to use the 200,000 people still trapped in the city as human shields", the IRC's Middle East Director of Public Affairs Thomas Garofalo said in a statement .

Author: 0 What is a hung parliament - and what happens next?

The Conservatives, as the largest party, have the best chance of achieving this, especially with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party, a natural ally. Many predicted she would soon be gone. Negotiations to form a Dutch government have since stalled and liberals are now looking at a five-party coalition.

Author: 0 Trump tweets support for banking bill

The Financial Choice Act , which seeks to undo the financial reforms meant to prevent another recession, passed in the House by a vote of 233-186. On a day when the national spotlight was on the Senate testimony of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, the fight over repealing Dodd-Frank consumed the House.

Author: 0 Snowden blasts U.S. over arrest of alleged NSA whistleblower

Winner, a former Air Force linguist who now works as a USA government contractor, was arrested Saturday by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on charges that she made copies of a classified report containing top-secret information and mailed it to an online news organization.

Author: 0 Eight things we learnt from the British elections

Instead, at the very least, Britain's Brexit negotiators are likely to have to take a more consensual approach advocated by Labour and some Tory MPs. With no clear victor likely to emerge from Thursday's vote, a wounded May vowed to provide stability, while her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn said she should step down.

Author: 0 Twelve dead after IS attack on Iranian parliament

The attacks drew condemnation and condolence from the governments of Pakistan and from Iran's close allies in the Russian and Syrian governments. Iranian policemen evacuate a child from the parliament building in Tehran on June 7. Iran also has been fiercely opposed to the militant group. But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident".

Author: 0 Comey Confessions: The Russia Hysteria Fails to Deliver

At the least they say it shows Mr Trump is running the White House like a personal fiefdom, using pressure tactics to get what he wants with little understanding of the constitution. There was a long awkward silence, but later, as Comey was about to depart, Trump repeated, "I need loyalty". "That's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out", Comey said.

Author: 0 Security Dominates Election Campaign After London Attack

He was investigated by police in 2015 and was "known" to them and to MI5, the British intelligence service. He was also taken into custody on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts", police said . The raids by detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by armed police, are not connected to the London Bridge attack , Scotland Yard said.

Global May Canadian Employment Surges 54500, Strong increase In Full-Time Jobs
Author: 0 May Canadian Employment Surges 54500, Strong increase In Full-Time Jobs

Overall, 54,400 jobs were added in May after accounting for declines in other categories including part-time work, the latest labour force survey says. Economists had expected a gain of 11,000 jobs and for the unemployment rate to move up to 6.6 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters. Nearly all of the new jobs came in three provinces: Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec, which collectively added 47,000 new jobs.

Global More Curbs on Qatar Possible: UAE Official
Author: 0 More Curbs on Qatar Possible: UAE Official

Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers, has suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain until further notice. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over longstanding allegations that Doha is courting Iran , which they deem the region's biggest external threat, and supporting Islamist groups, seen as the biggest internal threat.

Author: 0 Qatar handed out AA- credit rating by S&P

Two things that bothered neighbors the most were Doha's support to the Muslim Brotherhood - seen as a terrorist group by some Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , but not by the USA - and its closeness to Tehran. officials told BuzzFeed News . The Al Udeid Air Base has also been used by B-52 bombers to carry out a series of airstrikes against the Islamic State group's (ISIS) supply warehouses in Iraq and Syria in 2016.

Global Ireland set to have first gay PM
Author: 0 Ireland set to have first gay PM

Ireland is making LGBT history this month electing its youngest and first openly gay Prime Minister. Ahead of the 2015 vote on a referendum legalizing gay marriage, Varadkar, then a cabinet minister, came out as gay. The win is a result of Varadkar's endorsement by the Fine Gael majority, local council members, and 51 of the 73 parliamentary colleagues which counted for 65% of the total.

Global EU expands sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 EU expands sanctions against North Korea

But Lee dismissed the claim that the committee had canceled the joint ceremony because of North Korea's position. North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles off its east coast Thursday, . Kim has been pushing ahead with his weapons program at a rate that has alarmed analysts and policymakers, ordering the launches of a variety of rockets that appear to be part of his ambition to obtain an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

Global Gov. Cooper, Mayor McFarlane Support Paris Agreement
Author: 0 Gov. Cooper, Mayor McFarlane Support Paris Agreement

Hawaii has passed a law to document sea level rise and set strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "The scientific consensus is clear that the climate is changing largely due to human activity, that the consequences of climate change are accelerating, and that the imperative of a low carbon future is increasingly urgent".

Author: 0 Comey Says He Was Fired Because of Russia Investigation

The toughest questioning of Comey by GOP lawmakers on the Senate intelligence committee focused more on whether the interactions he described amounted to legal trouble for Trump than on whether he was telling the truth about the nine meetings and phone calls he had with the president.

Global No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents
Author: 0 No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

Reality Winner stands accused of " willful retention and transmission of national defense information " under the Espionage and Censorship Act which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. "I think they're going to try to make an example out of her because of the political climate right now", Winner-Davis said. Gary Davis said his stepdaughter isn't a flight risk.

Author: 0 Trump's Personal Attorney Denies Comey Allegations, Says Comments Vindicate President

Clinton has blamed her defeat on Comey's October 28 announcement that he was re-opening the investigation of her email practices. In her words - " More sleep might be a solution for him". Comey also bluntly accused the White House of spreading "lies, plain and simple". But proving obstruction of justice is hard even in ordinary circumstances.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon 'disappointed' with SNP losses and brands election 'disaster' for Tories

David Mundell appeared to rule out the prospect of a fresh vote on the issue, saying he did "not see circumstances in which we would be having a referendum in the next five years". "In Scotland tomorrow, vote Labour, vote Labour to get Labour MPs elected, vote Labour so those MPs can be part of (a Labour majority), vote Labour so that we can tackle poverty and injustice all over the United Kingdom", he said.

Author: 0 Women make historic advance with more than 200 elected as MPs

Among the new names is Labour's Preet Kaur Gill, who picked up a 6,917 majority at Birmingham Edgbaston, also becoming the UK's first female Sikh MP . In 1918, Constance Markievicz became the first woman elected to Parliament after passage of the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act, which let women become candidates.

Author: 0 Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations

ROGERS: I don't understand the question. Eric Trump said the allegation that his father's campaign colluded with Russian Federation is "the greatest hoax of all time". "Because I feel it is inappropriate", Rogers responded. "You'll have an opportunity to ask him". Angus King , an independent who caucuses with Democrats, was one of several exasperated senators who pressed the officials.

Global Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?
Author: 0 Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

Police said Tuesday he is from east London and his family has been notified. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said that although Mr. Butt was known to the security services, there had been no evidence of "attack planning". They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attacks. MI5 has previously said it has up to 3,000 "subjects of interest" at any one time with a further 23,000 individuals, including Abedi, ...

Author: 0 Qatar Vows No Surrender In Gulf Crisis, Plans To Ride It Out

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations". Qatar has only one land route to Saudi Arabia, which is used for transport of essential commodities. Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Friday described the blockade as a violation of worldwide law and said there was an attempt to mobilise ...

Author: 0 CCTV reveals the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists

The force says formal identification has not yet taken place, but Xavier Thomas' next of kin have been informed. Previously unreleased CCTV footage has made its way to social media, showing the moment armed police officers killed three terrorists who launched a vicious attack on Londoners last week.

Global London terrorist on bail at time of attack
Author: 0 London terrorist on bail at time of attack

Saturday's attack was the third in as many months involving suspects who had been on the radar of British authorities. Butt had sparked alarm for his extremist views and allegedly had links to a jailed radical preacher, yet neighbours in Barking remembered him as a friendly father of two.

Author: 0 Egypt condemns IS-claimed Iran attacks

State news agency IRNA quoted an official at the mausoleum as saying the attacker had set off a suicide bomb after shooting at people. Mizan Online, which is affiliated with the judiciary, attributed the toll from Wednesday's attacks to Pirhossein Kolivand, the head of Iran's emergency department.

Author: 0 United Kingdom elections: Theresa May has 'no intention to quit'

Labour failed to make a significant comeback in the party's former Scottish heartlands. "From a market perspective, a hung parliament is seen as one of the worst possible outcomes to this election because it just injects further uncertainty into the United Kingdom as it heads into Brexit negotiations with the European Union", he said .

Global 'Gay' Trump fans denied entry into 'Pride' parade
Author: 0 'Gay' Trump fans denied entry into 'Pride' parade

Oakland isn't on the list of participating cities on the Equality March for Unity and Pride's website . According to one friend, "We've been at this gay rights business for almost 50 years, what's so bad about wanting a day in the sun to celebrate?" In those days, unity was more pressing than dealing with differences.

Global Photos show gunmen storming Iran's parliament during attacks in Tehran
Author: 0 Photos show gunmen storming Iran's parliament during attacks in Tehran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has penned a letter condoling with the survivors of the recent terror attacks , saying such crimes can not work to harm the Iranian nation's determination. He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and U.S. President Donald Trump are a "matter of disgrace" for them. IS has threatened to step up recruitment within Iran, releasing its first Persian-language video in March in which it threatened to "conquer Iran ...

Author: 0 London Bridge attack: Eight victims confirmed dead

Three men then got out of the vehicle with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market until they were fatally shot by police. "To the sick and evil extremists who commit these disgusting crimes, we will defeat you". Ordinary Londoners also helped to chase the attackers away.

Global UJ now in top 2,3% of universities globally
Author: 0 UJ now in top 2,3% of universities globally

At 254, the Citations per Faculty indicator is the strongest for University of Hyderabad . It has scored 48.1 against the average country score of 42.2 and at the global level it has a score of 57.2 to the global median of 32.6 in Citations per Faculty indicator.

Author: 0 Israeli Occupation of Palestine Generates Humanitarian Crisis

Worldwide law views the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as "occupied territory". The Israeli and Palestinian leadership have come close to peace on few occasions, with both parties refusing to compromise on several key issues, causing a stalemate.

Author: 0 Scottish National Party sees steep losses

That was echoed by Mr Salmond, who said the SNP would now seek to "build a progressive alliance to take this country forward and to avoid the calamity of hard Brexit ". "I think everybody had written us off and what we've got is six fantastic Labour MPs joining Ian Murray in the House of Commons , she said". While Sturgeon said she was pleased the SNP had won the election in Scotland with a majority of the possible 59 seats, she admitted she was "disappointed" with the party's losses and ...

Author: 0 Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony

Comey clearly intimated that Trump's conduct toward him was an effort to obstruct justice when it came to the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn - and that special counsel Robert Mueller would be just the guy to get to the bottom of what is clearly an impeachable offense.

Author: 0 Emir won't go to Washington talks while Qatar "under blockade"

The Brotherhood denies the accusation. As for Bahraini nationals, 830 work in Qatar; 280 in the government sector and 550 in the private sector. A senior UAE official on Thursday accused Qatar of escalating a row with its Arab neighbors by seeking help from Turkey and Iran in the dispute.

Global Iran identifies terrorists involved in Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran identifies terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

The terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran. However, Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia of being behind the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vowed revenge for the attack, which it says was supported by Saudi Arabia, and tied it to the visit of President Trump to Saudi Arabia in May.

Author: 0 Theresa May regretting election call now, Nicola Sturgeon claims

Addressing a rally in Edinburgh the day before voters go to the polls, Ms Sturgeon said voters in Scotland could hold the key to ensuring the Prime Minister loses her majority at Westminster and urged Liberal Democrat and Labour supporters to switch to her party and avoid "splitting the anti-Tory vote".

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon rules out 'rash decisions' on indyref2 after major SNP losses

Among the dramatic casualties were Angus Robertson, its leader in the U.K. Parliament, and former chief Alex Salmond, who turned the SNP into an electoral force and led the campaign to break from England and Wales in 2014. Ged Killen, the party's candidate in Rutherglen and Hamilton West, said in his victory speech the result was a "rejection of a divisive independence referendum".

Author: 0 UK Election Jolts Europe as Brexit Timing Becomes Less Certain

Analyst Kit Juckes at Societe Generale meanwhile tells us that the his expectations for the GBP/EUR on initial signs of a hung parliament would be for a fall to 1.11. The election result has sown confusion for EU leaders, who have expressed a desire to negotiate with a unified U.K. Thursday's election "will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", European Parliament's Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said on Twitter.

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