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Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft
- June 24, 2017

Here's the full list of picks the 76ers hold in the 2017 draft, which will be updated with grades and analysis as each selection is made. Fultz , who played just 25 games in college , said it was always his dream to be the top pick and wasn't bothered that Boston traded the chance to take him. (more...)
Reported differences in superhero star salaries prompt an outrage Reported differences in superhero star salaries prompt an outrage
- June 24, 2017

Here's what we can reasonably assume to be true: Gadot did sign a three-picture deal with Warner Bros . for Batman v. Superman , Wonder Woman , and the upcoming Justice League movie, with a $300,000 base salary per film. As someone who watched " Man of Steel , ' " Batman vs. Superman " and " Wonder Woman " each four times in theaters (I fully admit to 'Suicide Squad " being a narrative mess that I watched only once), this statement fills me absolute joy. (more...)
Wizards, witches and quidditch: Harry Potter turns 20 Wizards, witches and quidditch: Harry Potter turns 20
- June 24, 2017

Yes, you read that right, this groundbreaking information that may just shatter your world is about Harry Potter . Pupils from 11 Primary Schools made the journey to Smithills Hall this morning, dressed in attire from the world-famous Harry Potter . (more...)
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble' Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'
- June 24, 2017

Nor have they identified a challenger. As a result, several House Democrats have intensely and publicly criticized Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi . Yet you would never know this because the establishment media and the chattering class never cover Democratic intra-party conflict with the same focus as Republicans . (more...)
Ron Howard will take over as director for 'Han Solo' film Ron Howard will take over as director for 'Han Solo' film
- June 24, 2017

The Han Solo movie is still scheduled to be released in May 2018. The picture still has several weeks left on its shooting schedule, and five additional weeks of pre-scheduled reshoots that were planned for later this year. The DGA - that's the Directors Guild of America - is likely to get involved with who takes the credit for the film, and there's also the question of reshooting the work Lord and Miller have already done or using what's salvageable for the film itself. (more...)
Labor MP With Autistic Son Slams Pauline Hanson's 'Uneducated' Comments Labor MP With Autistic Son Slams Pauline Hanson's 'Uneducated' Comments
- June 24, 2017

But it was comments she made about students with autism that has enraged the disability sector and ignited Twitter . Labor MP Emma Husar, who has a 10 year old son with autism, said she was "angry and disappointed" by Ms Hanson's comments. (more...)
Kim Kardashian wants to 'work out' her family's feud with Caitlyn Jenner Kim Kardashian wants to 'work out' her family's feud with Caitlyn Jenner
- June 24, 2017

Jenner's flat stomach may not have just been achieved by the Flat Tummy Tea she is endorsing. Anybody who has ever done anything at all publicly knows that the denizens of the worldwide web are only too eager to engage in a fight with a total stranger over absolutely nothing, so we can imagine doing things publicly on the level that the Jenner and Kardashian clan do would invite a whole new world of trolling. (more...)
Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony
- June 24, 2017

Jurors in Bill Cosby's Pennsylvania sexual assault trial are ending deliberations for the night. They began deliberations on Monday and have been sequestered at a hotel for the trial's duration, a relatively rare occurrence in the USA criminal justice system. (more...)
Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault
- June 24, 2017

During a morning of questioning, lawyer Angela Agrusa focused on statements Constand gave to police more than a year after the alleged assault, and highlighted a number of phone calls the woman made to Cosby even after the alleged assault occurred. (more...)
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
- June 24, 2017

Fultz averaged 23.2 points last season, tops among freshmen , and added 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, the only Division I player to reach those stats. 3 overall pick in this year's draft and the rights to either next year's Lakers pick or the 2019 Sacramento Kings pick to the Boston Celtics for the right to move up two spots to the top overall selection. (more...)
Police shooting videos don't mean justice for black people
- June 24, 2017

Dash cam video released Tuesday shows the actual shooting of Philando Castile by Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota. Seven seconds after Philando Castile informed a Minnesota police officer he had a firearm, the officer shot him seven times. (more...)
More Cosby jurors speak out More Cosby jurors speak out
- June 24, 2017

Prosecutors say they plan to retry the case accusing the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. On count 3, the allegation that Cosby gave Constand drugs without her knowledge led 10 jurors to vote guilty, but again, two holdouts voted not guilty. (more...)
Hatch leads Myrtle Beach to 2-1 win over Down East Hatch leads Myrtle Beach to 2-1 win over Down East
- June 24, 2017

Gov. Henry McMaster met with state law enforcement and local officials Thursday and promised to do "whatever it takes" to keep Myrtle Beach visitors and residents safe. Some of the measures being put in place have been used in the past, Crosby said. "The barricades are clearly something that have worked in the past", Wallace said. (more...)
Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel
- June 23, 2017

The federal government is supposed to be helping states do that, but state officials complained to the Senate Intelligence Committee that they're waiting to see any benefit from the designation by DHS of elections systems as "critical infrastructure". (more...)
State says appeals court erred in Dassey case State says appeals court erred in Dassey case
- June 23, 2017

The case against Dassey was constructed largely on that confession, in which he stated that he helped to rape and kill a woman named Teresa Halbach , as The Two-Way has reported . The state appealed the ruling, sending the case to the federal appeals court and blocking Dassey's release. The state could also re-try Dassey. Brendan Dassey is pictured in this undated booking photo obtained by Reuters January 29, 2016. (more...)
Patty Jenkins Still Not Signed On For Wonder Woman Sequel Patty Jenkins Still Not Signed On For Wonder Woman Sequel
- June 23, 2017

It wouldn't be at all surprising for a studio to sign a director on for a sequel after a film's success. Director Patty Jenkins had joked that she would tell Gal Gadot's daughter Maya when she would be born that the actress filmed a battle scene with Maya in her belly. (more...)
Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness
- June 23, 2017

Prosecutors, who intend to retry Cosby, filed a motion on Monday urging O'Neill to refrain from identifying the jurors, arguing that widespread coverage of their deliberations could influence jurors for the retrial. They say that releasing the names of the jurors could make it more hard to select an impartial jury in the next trial. Pennsylvania law allows the public release of jurors' identities, but judges have discretion to keep them a secret under certain conditions. (more...)
Donald Trump`s new idea -- a `solar wall` on Mexican border Donald Trump`s new idea -- a `solar wall` on Mexican border
- June 23, 2017

Despite congressional refusal thus far, Mr Trump maintained that the wall, mentioned frequently during his electoral campaign a year ago, would go ahead as planned, possibly with solar panels attached. And, of course, to a cheering crowd, Trump added that Mexico will still be paying for it. "We are just more hoping to you know see this whole place filled up and just hope that we can re-ignite his fire and just be an encouragement to him", Janie Hughes said. (more...)
Deadlocked Cosby Jury Begins Fifth Day of Deliberations Deadlocked Cosby Jury Begins Fifth Day of Deliberations
- June 23, 2017

Judge Steven O'Neill reads what's known as a "dynamite" charge to remind them of their duty to try to find consensus, and he tells them to keep trying. Cosby said in depositions that the pills, which he called her "friends", were Benadryl, an over-the-counter antihistamine. According to Radar's source inside the courtroom - where tensions were higher than ever - O'Neill addressed Cosby directly during his tirade Friday morning, explaining due process and insisting that the jury has the ... (more...)
GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties
- June 23, 2017

They said unresolved questions included how to make sure the subsidies can't be used for policies that provide abortions and how fast they can repeal tax boosts Obama levied on high earners and medical companies to finance his statute's expanded coverage. (more...)