• 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Is "Different" According To People Who Have

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    The first teaser trailer of Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi was released during the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando on Friday, April 14, and it teases the downfall of Supreme Leader Snoke's loyal servant, Kylo Ren. She was our princess, damn it, and the actress who played her blurred into a fiercely independent, take charge kind of women who took our breath away.
  • NBA playoffs set to begin Saturday

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    What has been disappointing is the all or nothing attitude some have towards this award. I don't envy you guys picking. You're not going to generate many points by possession. As a human being Jason is hardly a disappointment; as a Fantasy Sports analyst and player he is on the top of the tree; as the former co-managing editor of Peachtree Hoops he was absolutely fantastic.
  • 'Mama June: From Not to Hot:' Sugar Bear has explosive outburst

    'Mama June: From Not to Hot:' Sugar Bear has explosive outburst

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    Thompson then rips his shirt in anger as a security guard holds Pumpkin back while she yells , "Come on bitch!" "I swear to God, I will beat your f**king a**", Pumpkin yells back. "This is the first time I've ever seen him act that way". "I've tried to stay in touch with my daughter but June won't let me". According to Celebrity Insider , Mama June had an interview on The Wendy Williams Show , and the show's host gave the weight-loss maven her take on the remarkable body mass shrinkage .
  • Massive US bomb kills dozens of ISIS militants in Afghanistan

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    As many as three dozen militants with the radical Islamic State group were killed when USA forces dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on their hideout in eastern Afghanistan, defense ministry officials said Friday . But the massive blast still terrified villagers 20 miles away across the border in Pakistan. "It was a strong position and four times we had operations (attacking the site) and it was not possible to advance", he said, adding that the road leading to the complex "was full of mines".
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Has Arrived

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    Rey has a certain expectation as to what she might be getting from Luke and what that might entail. Tran joined the cast panel at Friday's "Star Wars" Celebration event in Orlando, where director Rian Johnson said she will join Rey and Finn as characters with only one name.
  • Kathleen Kennedy: Carrie Fisher will not be in Star Wars Episode IX

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    Kennedy also stated that Todd would have been confused mainly because the actress is "absolutely phenomenal" in The Last Jedi and the filming of it was complete before the actress' demise. This still doesn't necessarily mean that Leia will die in The Last Jedi . She's a brilliant writer, an incredible mind. "And she works in maintenance, and I just can't wait for you to meet her", she said.
  • Court says gay employees can sue under 1964 Civil Rights Act

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    Because courts elsewhere in the country have ruled the opposite way in other cases, the Supreme Court will likely take up the issue in the relatively near future, says Adam Romero, director of legal scholarship at the Williams Institute at UCLA, which researches LGBT law and policy.
  • 'Ghost in the Shell' replicates a sci-fi classic

    'Ghost in the Shell' replicates a sci-fi classic

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    Michael Pitt also has a couple deliciously villainous moments (when doesn't he?) as cyborg Kuze, but he's mostly underutilized in the film. Eventually the movie gives up the Ghost , and settles for a gorgeous shell. Scarlett Johansson does an excellent job of playing a machine - but those looking for a warmer version of the plot may want to tune into the 1995 edition of the film.
  • James Murdoch Wants Bill O'Reilly Off Air "Permanently"

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    Other women who made allegations against O'Reilly either worked for him or appeared on his show and have complained about behavior such as verbal abuse, lewd comments, unwanted advances and phone calls in which it sounded as if O'Reilly was masturbating, the New York Times reported .
  • No need for Trump's OK to use massive bomb

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    Pentagon officials said the United States commander who ordered the use of the bomb did not need President Donald Trump's approval. Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal used his Twitter account to deplore the U.S. There were no civilian casualties, according to the Ministry of Defense statement, which also said that several IS caves and ammunition caches were destroyed.
  • 'Worst is over' as NZ begins clean-up after Cyclone Cook

    'Worst is over' as NZ begins clean-up after Cyclone Cook

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    It also moved on to hit Hawke's Bay on the eastern coast, where two people were hospitalised after a tree hit their auto. Heavy rain and severe gales have begun to hit the coast between Tauranga and Whakatane, with the storm making landfall after 6pm (local time) on Thursday.