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Culture&Arts The Defenders on Netflix review: a slow-burner with potential
Author: 0 The Defenders on Netflix review: a slow-burner with potential

Jones hinting that Iron Fist and Luke Cage ( Mike Colter ) could team up outside of The Defenders is a pretty exciting prospect, after all the two NY heroes used to have a whole comic book series showing off their tandem. Taking nearly half of the entire season to bring the full team together is a freakish decision, making the first two episodes feel especially drawn-out, with much of the opening episodes spent checking in on the main characters since the ends of their respective shows.

Culture&Arts China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth
Author: 0 China's Alibaba outstrips revenue estimates with online sales growth

Alibaba's Taobao platform is estimated to hold more than 90 percent of the consumer-to-consumer market, while its Tmall is believed to handle over half of business-to-consumer transactions. Alibaba crushed its first quarter earnings report , released before the market opened Thursday. Total revenue grew 56 percent to reach 50.2 billion CNY ($7.4 billion), easily exceeding estimates, with the firm reporting 466 million active buyers over the previous 12-month period.

Culture&Arts Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Bombing Victims to Receive $324K Each
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Bombing Victims to Receive $324K Each

A tearful Parker told the Press Association news agency at the time: "I heard a bang and within a split second I saw a white flash, then smoke and then I heard screaming". She later underwent 15 hours of surgery to remove shrapnel from her body and also suffered multiple compound fractures to her arms and legs, while Sorrell's mother was also seriously injured.

Culture&Arts Chase suspect climbs hundreds of feet up crane in California
Author: 0 Chase suspect climbs hundreds of feet up crane in California

He climbed past the stairs and onto sections with no railing high above the ground and the ocean. The 23-year-old driver also stuck his head out the window momentarily, apparently exchanging words with sheriff's deputies. As of 8:15 p.m. the man was still on the crane while a police boat circled below. The man was believed to have stolen a white SUV earlier on Wednesday and led police on a chase before ditching the vehicle at the port and scaling a crane, NBC San Diego reported .

Culture&Arts Young girl killed after auto rams pizzeria near Paris
Author: 0 Young girl killed after auto rams pizzeria near Paris

A 12-year-old girl was killed Monday and 13 people were injured when a vehicle rammed into diners at a pizzeria in a village east of Paris , the local deputy prosecutor said. Her little brother is among those injured, police sources told AFP news agency. The official said the attacker was driving a BMW that he aimed at patrons of Pizzeria Cesena in the small town of Sept-Sorts, about 60 kilometers (36 miles) east of Paris .

Culture&Arts Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am AF*****g Dumbass'
Author: 0 Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am AF*****g Dumbass'

However, that stance has changed. Aiken's tweets came just hours after Tuesday's press conference at which the president blamed "both sides" for the violent white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia. He added to another , "My party is the Democrats". "I don't think he's fascist". I didn't vote for the idiot. Aiken believes the dynamic is similar inside the White House.

Culture&Arts Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible' Injury Halts Production Of Sixth Film
Author: 0 Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible' Injury Halts Production Of Sixth Film

USA actor Tom Cruise arrives for the world premiere of " Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation " in front of the State Opera House in Vienna, Austria, July 23, 2015. He said: "What Tom is doing in this movie I believe will top anything that's come before". He knew the instant that he hit the building that his ankle was broken.

Culture&Arts Wenger issues warning over latest transfer window plans
Author: 0 Wenger issues warning over latest transfer window plans

If the English transfer window were to close in early August, top clubs from Spain, Germany, Italy and France would have a free run at major talents afterwards. "That's why I think if the window is shut before the season starts everything is sorted out and we can get on with the football ". Southampton's Virgil van Dijk is another player whose future remains in doubt with a number of rival Premier League clubs still interested in signing him.

Culture&Arts Guam residents receive nuclear attack prep list
Author: 0 Guam residents receive nuclear attack prep list

Guam releases fact sheet for imminent missile threat: 'Do not look at the flash or fireball'Guam Homeland Security on Friday released guidelines for residents to prepare "for an imminent missile threat" as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continued to barbs.

Culture&Arts SummerSlam's Main Event Will Be A Fatal-4-Way Match
Author: 0 SummerSlam's Main Event Will Be A Fatal-4-Way Match

WWE Monday Night RAW kicked off with two superstars that have definitely dropped in the main-event totem pole: Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins . It's not out of the realm of possibility that Lesnar drops the title (without being involved in the finish) and disappears for a while - as he routinely does anyway - but I think "The Beast" will retain the championship to set up big-money title defenses against Strowman and Reigns.

Culture&Arts 'America's Got Talent' 2017 - Seven Acts Advance to Semi-Finals
Author: 0 'America's Got Talent' 2017 - Seven Acts Advance to Semi-Finals

To kick off the results, host Tyra Banks announced that the five acts that brought in the most votes overnight would automatically advance to the semis, leaving seven in jeopardy. The second tier, Guardino, dance troupe Just Jerk and singer Yoli Mayor awaited their fate during the show as viewers voted to advance one act, known as the Dunkin' Save.

Culture&Arts Another Game of Thrones episode hits piracy sites before premiere
Author: 0 Another Game of Thrones episode hits piracy sites before premiere

According to the Independent and the Australian Broadcasting Corp . Links to the leaked GOT episode were posted to Reddit, with the copy shared via YouTube, Twitch and other streaming services. Earlier on Wednesday, it was reported that for the second time this week, hackers broke into HBO's computers, this time stealing 1.5 terabytes of data that include information about the network's hit shows - though no actual episodes.

Culture&Arts 'Fox & Friends' Host Miserably Fails To Moderate Emotional Exchange On Race
Author: 0 'Fox & Friends' Host Miserably Fails To Moderate Emotional Exchange On Race

We need to come together as a country, we need leadership, we need moral leadership. This is not talking points. Tapper then cut to some footage of the supposedly "very fine people" at the rally, showing some awful white men screaming "Jews will not replace us", "Blood and soil" and "Whose streets?" "It's honestly insane for me to have to comment on this right now because I am still in the phase where I am wondering if it was actually real life", said Fox News host Kat Timpf .

Author: 0 Late-Night Hosts React to Trump Press Conference

ET on NBC. "Here's the thing, if you're with a group of people and they are chanting things like, 'Jews will not replace us, ' and you don't immediately leave that group, you are not a very fine person". And if he does not do that, if he does not preside over our society, then he is not a president. "You can stand for a nation, or you can stand for a hateful movement", Meyers continued.

Culture&Arts Varun Dhawan's starrer 'Judwaa 2' new poster released!
Author: 0 Varun Dhawan's starrer 'Judwaa 2' new poster released!

This is a sequal to the 1997 orginal Judwaa which starred Salman Khan , Karishma Kapoor and Rambha. In the poster, we can see two Varun getting out of the Union Jack designed auto in totally unique ways. Talking about the experience of working with Bhaijaan, film's lead actress Tapsee Pannu told Bollywood Life, " It's just one of the last scene of the film that we shot with Salman Khan and I was probably the only one around who never met him or worked with him before.

Culture&Arts 'Thor: Ragnarok': Doctor Strange appears in Japanese trailer
Author: 0 'Thor: Ragnarok': Doctor Strange appears in Japanese trailer

We already knew Taika Waititi's take on Thor was going to be odd, but we didn't know just how much so until the Japanese trailer for THOR: RAGNAROK was released . These "plans" which "destiny" has for Thor according to odd in the new trailer likely serve a greater goal than protecting Asgard. While it's possible unusual is referring to an encounter with Hela which will play out in Thor: Ragnarok , it seems entirely possible odd in planting a seed for something larger.

Culture&Arts Thor: Ragnarok Doctor Strange Trailer!
Author: 0 Thor: Ragnarok Doctor Strange Trailer!

The Japanese trailer expands on something that was teased in the mid-credit sequence of 2016 film Doctor Strange , when it was revealed the Sorcerer Supreme would indeed be back. Saying that he senses a great change in the son of Odin's future, unusual says that Thor's set out for a greater destiny, something which obviously has to do with his battle with Cate Blanchet's goddess of death, Hela.

Culture&Arts Sidharth Malhotra breaks silence on his 'break-up' with Alia Bhatt
Author: 0 Sidharth Malhotra breaks silence on his 'break-up' with Alia Bhatt

Sidharth Malhotra was also highly impressed with his co-star's badass avatar. Speaking about his break-up rumours, Sidharth said, "Alia and I break up?" The "Baar Baar Dekho" star said, "The kissing scene is there". It was the most directed kissing scene ever. While the trailer gave glimpses of Sidharth and Jacqueline against picturesque backdrops, the songs that followed from the film further gave away the party trends of these locations as the song baat ban jaye showcased the sunny ...

Culture&Arts Emma Stone Leapfrogs Jennifer Lawrence to Become Highest Paid Actress
Author: 0 Emma Stone Leapfrogs Jennifer Lawrence to Become Highest Paid Actress

Stone spoke out about gender parity earlier this year, revealing that her male co-stars had taken salary cuts so she could receive equal pay. Fresh off winning her first Oscar, actress Emma Stone ousted Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday (Aug 16) to claim the top spot on Forbes' 2017 list of the world's highest-paid actresses.

Culture&Arts Kris Jenner Denies 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Was Ex Caitlyn's Idea
Author: 0 Kris Jenner Denies 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' Was Ex Caitlyn's Idea

During a tell-all interview with The Hollywood Reporter , the family dished on major behind-the-scenes secrets from the decade long run on their successful reality series, Keeping Up With the Kardashians . In the end, when she felt like it was all too much, Khloe was the one who canceled it. In the book, she also implied she came up with the idea of their hit US reality show by writing about their family dynamic: "It seems to me something is there for television".

Culture&Arts Walking Dead creators sue AMC over profits
Author: 0 Walking Dead creators sue AMC over profits

The lawsuit claims are "breach of contract, tortuous interference and unfair or fraudulent business acts under California business code", per the outlet. Similar to Darabont's separate lawsuit, Kirkman, Mazzara, Hurd and Alpert are not convinced of the authenticity of the amount "paid" by AMC Network to AMC's studio brand for the right to air the show.

Culture&Arts Swift Sends Flowers To Denver Company That Supported Her
Author: 0 Swift Sends Flowers To Denver Company That Supported Her

Swift's side says it shows that she's edging toward Mueller's girlfriend and away from him, and that his hand is clearly far below her ribcage. "The language she used was really important", she added. It is not, she and other experts in the field said, an easy thing to do - and not an approach that all victims would feel comfortable adopting. In the photo, Swift is standing between a man and a woman.