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Why some fans are not happy with Naomi Scott's casting

Why some fans are not happy with Naomi Scott's casting

Massoud will play the title role in the film while Scott and Smith will be seen as Princess Jasmine and Genie respectively. John August, whose credits include "Big Fish", wrote the new " Aladdin " script. Disappointed fans expressed their dismay in social media. Critics have voiced their frustration with Disney for casting Scott in the role because it assumes women of Indian and Middle Eastern heritage look the same and are essentially interchangeable. Read More

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NASA scientists create spectacular flyover video of Pluto's moon Charon

NASA scientists create spectacular flyover video of Pluto's moon Charon

A never-before-seen fly-by video of Pluto has been released by NASA using compiled data from the nearly $900m New Horizons mission. NASA also released a video showing a flyover of Pluto's largest moon, Charon. But you can relive the flyby with this new animation from NASA that takes you over Pluto's unique terrain. "The equally exciting flight over Charon begins high over the hemisphere New Horizons saw on its closest approach, then descends over the deep, wide canyon of ... Read More

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US Doctor Will Be Allowed to Examine Baby Charlie Gard

US Doctor Will Be Allowed to Examine Baby Charlie Gard

Dr Michio Hirano , a professor of neurology at the Columbia University Medical Center in NY, had told the high court via videolink on Thursday that he estimated the "chance of meaningful success [of the treatment] to be at least 10 %". "Unlike the U.S.A., English law is focused on the protection of children's rights", said Jonathan Montgomery, professor of health care law at University College London. Read More

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New 'Doctor Who' star to be revealed Sunday

New 'Doctor Who' star to be revealed Sunday

The BBC has announced that fans will get the official reveal of the new Doctor Who , the 13th Doctor in the series, on Sunday, July 16 following the Wimbledon Men's Final. Or it could just be another white male, and if the actor is good and the right fit for the part (as the last four actors to play it have been), then so be it. Read More

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Blac Chyna: 'Rob Kardashian is a good dad'

Blac Chyna: 'Rob Kardashian is a good dad'

He also uploaded explicit pictures she had reportedly sent to him during their relationship. The 30 years old reality star and the brother of Kim Kardashian , Rob Kardashian's Instagram account has been deleted and the reason will make you say weird! This comes in addition to the model's claims back in April where she said Rob punched and knocked her to the ground. Read More

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TI Has Words For Rob Kardashian in his Blac Chyna Drama

TI Has Words For Rob Kardashian in his Blac Chyna Drama

T.I. continued: 'If a women entrusts you, man, and confide in you, man, with secrets and stuff like that don't never let that [out], you don't do that, you know what I saying? "That's a whole another level of f- boy s-", he continues. Bloom and her co-counsel Walter Mosley are slated to appear in a downtown courtroom Monday to request the appropriate restraining orders against Kardashian. Read More

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Ex-Bigg Boss contestant physically abused by husband

Ex-Bigg Boss contestant physically abused by husband

The actress has sought a compensation of Rs. 2 crores and a monthly maintenance of Rs 10 lakh . She was also asked to give away her career as "the profession was incompatible with his family's status in the society". The petition also read that her husband also insisted on her conversion to Hinduism. Mandana alleged harassment by her mother-in-law and said she was hindered from entering the house by Gaurav. Read More

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Kanye West splits with Jay-Z's Tidal streaming platform

Kanye West splits with Jay-Z's Tidal streaming platform

For two weeks, lawyers from both camps tried to sort things out, but two weeks ago, Kanye's lawyers sent another letter, claiming once again that the deal was over. But rather than tying to suss out whose side of the story is more credible, let's instead enjoy some lyrics from the song, "Kill Jay-Z", which was released by Jay-Z after all this messiness began. Read More

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Alves set for $8.8m move as Guardiola rebuilds City wall

Alves set for $8.8m move as Guardiola rebuilds City wall

The Belgian played by PFA rules and didn't choose any City players - and it was Tottenham stars who featured most prominently in the absence of his Blues teammates. Alves enjoyed a splendid debut campaign with the Bianconeri , racking up 6 goals and 6 assists in all competitions, but has seemingly set his heart on a new challenge, with the Premier League his most likely destination. Read More

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'Cars 3' leaves all new debuts in its dust

'Cars 3' leaves all new debuts in its dust

Wonder Woman made another $40.8 million in the USA, one of the best third weekends in the history of superhero movies. The movie has earned $58 million domestic to date and $4.7 million foreign for a $63 million worldwide total . Four new wide releases shake up the box office, as Pixar's latest leads the way, along with one surprise breakout and one decently sized flop. Barring a Father's Day bump, that opening would be below the $56-66 million range independent trackers set for this ... Read More

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Jada Pinkett Smith Bashes 'Deeply Hurtful' Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez on Me'

Jada Pinkett Smith Bashes 'Deeply Hurtful' Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez on Me'

What's more, Jada Pinkett Smith made a point to say that she didn't want to place any of her blame on actress Kat Graham, who plays her in the biopic, or actor Demetrius Shipp Jr., who plays Tupac . L.T. Hutton recently told TMZ that he's hurt by Jada's accusations and stresses that the film may have taken creative license to tell Pac's story, but overall the film is an accurate representation of the iconic rapper's life. Read More

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Bill Cosby trial: Accuser says she was 'frozen' after being drugged

Bill Cosby trial: Accuser says she was 'frozen' after being drugged

Speaking for the first time Tuesday, Andrea Constand told the jury in detail how Comedian Bill Cosby , a man she saw as her mentor, allegedly drugged and violated her. She said she woke up the next morning, and quietly went to work. According to her testimony, Constand said she first met Cosby at a basketball game in the fall of 2002, when she was director of basketball operations at Temple University. Read More

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Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman Audition Story Proves You Should Never Give Up

Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman Audition Story Proves You Should Never Give Up

Now let's hope they get that done soon so I can get back to speculating on which villains are going to be in Wonder Woman 2 ... It's also one that's full of moments that are wonderful, whacky, weird, and just plain WTF. The film, starring Gal Gadot , is the number one movie in the world, bringing in over a whopping $ 223 million worldwide in the opening weekend alone. Read More

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Report suggests Russian Federation hackers breached voting software firm

The Department of Justice on Monday announced that it had filed charges against a government contractor named Reality Winner for providing a news outlet with a classified document. The U.S. intelligence community has concluded that Russian Federation conducted a broad influence campaign for the objective of undermining Hillary Clinton's candidacy and sowing doubts about the democratic process if she had won. Read More

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Police officer dances with children at Manchester benefit concert

Mr Burnham appeared on stage with representatives of political parties, religions and both of the city's football clubs. On stage Sunday, Braun paid tribute to the fans who turned out just hours after Saturday's London attack. Her boyfriend Mac Miller also joined her on stage for a surprise performance of "Dang!" The rapper had previously cancelled his scheduled performances at two music festivals in Washington D.C and Minnesota following the attack, and has been inseparable from Ariana ... Read More

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Foo Fighters drop surprise new single and video,

Foo Fighters drop surprise new single and video, "Run"

All told, the " Run " video is as much a must-see as the song is an instant Foo classic, both boldly looking into the band's future while building on the rock solid Foo Fighters foundation. Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis said: "We're incredibly lucky to have the Foo Fighters headlining on the Saturday night this year". The song sees the Foos in familiar territory, kicking off with a ballad-esque beginning, only to quickly shift into raging high gear, bolstered by Grohl-screamed lyrics. Read More

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Should women serve National Service? Wonder Woman Gal Gadot weighs in

And finally on Wonder Woman we had the chance to go and dig deep, and really establish this lovely character... The movie opens June 2 and was directed by Patty Jenkins , starring Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince. When asked about her footwear choice on the red carpet, comfort is exactly the reason Gadot gave, and good for her! "She's all about truth and love and equality and compassion". Read More

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U'khand landslide: Blocked roads to re-open today, assures CM Rawat

U'khand landslide: Blocked roads to re-open today, assures CM Rawat

Although no casualties were reported, nearly 15 thousand tourists are stranded. Thousands of pilgrims to Badrinath Temple were stranded on Friday after landslide occurred in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, media reports said. "The landslide that hit Chamoli district, which is around 40 km from Badrinath has not caused any damage to human lives". Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has directed the Secretary of Disaster Management Department, Amit Negi, to monitor the situation. Read More

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