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  • Disney reveals Emma Stone’s new look as a punk rock Cruella de Vil

    Disney teased fans Saturday with a sneak peek at Cruella de Vil’s new punk rock look — which left fans a little confused. Emma Stone plays the evil dog-napper in the upcoming movie “Cruella,” an origin story of the classic “101 Dalmatians.” In the original movies — both the 1961 animated version and the 1996 live-action adaptation — Cruella de Vil is a rich, spoiled old lady hell bent on stealing dalmatian puppies to create a new fur coat. Similar […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ sequel release date announced

    “Black Panther” fans can finally mark their calendars for the highly-anticipated sequel. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige took the stage at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, along with film director Ryan Coogler, to announce that the second movie of the “Black Panther” saga will debut in theaters May 6, 2022. The Disney-Marvel movie won three Oscars for original score and production as well as costume design. Since hitting theaters in February 2018, “Black Panther” has grossed more than $700 million, according to Box […]

  • Surveillance video shows car smashing through Arizona bus stop, narrowly missing woman in wheelchair

    PHOENIX (KNXV) — Surveillance video captured the moment a car smashed through a bus stop Friday morning – narrowly missing a woman in her wheelchair. Phoenix police said the car was driving in the area of 32nd Street and Van Buren around 9 a.m. when the crash happened. The driver told officers her brakes went out, causing her to veer and crash into a bus stop. A surveillance camera at a gas station located behind the bus stop captured the […]

  • Barack Obama just tweeted his summer 2019 playlist. And yes, ‘Old Town Road’ made the cut

    What do Lil Nas X, Steely Dan and Lizzo have in common? Maybe nothing other than that they’re all high up on former President Barack Obama’s summer 2019 playlist — but that’s a pretty cool place to be. “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow,” he wrote on Twitter. “Hope you enjoy.” Forty-four songs from the 44th president. Let’s look at some […]

  • New York Times: Astronaut accessed estranged spouse’s bank account in possible first criminal allegation from space

    NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, The New York Times reported Friday — potentially the first criminal allegation from space. NASA astronaut Anne McClain told investigators she had accessed the bank account of her spouse while on a six-month mission aboard the ISS in preparation for her role in NASA’s anticipated first all-female spacewalk, the Times reported. McClain’s spouse, former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden, brought […]

  • 2 New York women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US

    NEW YORK – Two New York women who plotted to build a bomb for a terrorist attack in the United States face 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges, authorities said. Asia Siddiqui, 35, and Noelle Velentzas, 31, are US citizens and residents of the New York borough of Queens. In federal court in Brooklyn Friday, both pleaded guilty to “teaching and distributing information pertaining to the making and use of an explosive, destructive device, and weapon […]

  • Lightning strike at PGA tournament in Atlanta wounds at least 5 people

    ATLANTA – At least five people were injured after lightning struck a tree at the PGA Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, police and the organizers said Saturday. Four men and a girl who sought shelter under a tree during a storm at East Lake Golf Club were injured when lightning hit the tree, Atlanta Police Department spokesman James White said. They were taken to local hospitals “alert, conscious, and breathing, for further medical treatment,” White said. PGA Tour said in […]

  • President Trump arrives for G7 summit as global disputes threaten unity

    As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France’s Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it. The Group of 7 meeting comes after a volatile week that saw President Donald Trump’s behavior appear ever more erratic and his position on the world stage appear ever more isolated. His fellow world leaders entered the weekend talks with little hope of wooing him toward a consensus view […]

  • Good Morning America host apologizes after criticizing Prince George’s ballet lessons

    “Good Morning America” co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George’s favorite pastimes. The controversy arose Friday after the ABC morning news show aired a segment that mentioned the future king of England’s favorite activities include ballet lessons. “We’ll see how long that lasts,” Spencer deadpanned before chuckling. Viewer response was swift; even dance legend Debbie Allen offering a video rebuttal on social media posted with the […]

  • Police: 15-year-old girl escapes Uber driver who kidnapped her, planned to sexually assault her

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (WCBS) — An Uber driver is facing kidnapping charges in a crime police say was sexually-motivated. Authorities on Long Island said 32-year-old Sean Williams allegedly abducted a 15-year-old girl, who was a passenger in his car. Investigators said Williams was supposed to take the teen from Long Beach to Merrick July 12, but instead drove her to Brooklyn. According to Nassau County’s district attorney, Williams was allegedly trying to convince the minor to come back to his home […]

  • Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say

    In March 2016, a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria reached out to a Japanese woman on an international site for digital pen pals. Within weeks, their relationship grew into an internet romance with the man sending daily emails in English that she translated via Google. The man who called himself Terry Garcia asked for money — lots of it — from the woman identified as FK in federal court documents. Over 10 months, she sent him […]

  • Someone bought the $35,000 “Epic Dinner” at an Arizona steakhouse

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KNXV) — What kind of menu would you expect for a dinner that costs $35,000? Such a dinner has been an option on the menu at Bourbon and Bones Steakhouse in Old Town Scottsdale for the last three years. Known as the “Epic Cristal Dinner,” it included a premium six-course dinner for up to 12 people in a private dining room, a dozen 32-ounce dry-aged Wagyu (Japanese beef) tomahawk ribeye steaks, and at the dinner’s centerpiece, a three-liter […]

  • New Zealand teen with measles may have exposed hundreds at Disneyland and other tourist destinations

    LOS ANGELES – A teenage girl traveling through Southern California may have exposed hundreds of people to the measles when she visited several popular tourist destinations, health officials said Friday. The girl, visiting from New Zealand, was contagious with the measles when she spent time at various Southern California attractions including Disneyland, Universal Studios and Madame Tussauds in Hollywood earlier this month, according to health alerts issued by Los Angeles and Orange counties. “We were notified that the tourist visited […]

  • An elementary cheerleading league was asked to sell raffle tickets for a semi-automatic rifle

    NEW RICHMOND, Ohio – An elementary school cheerleading league is facing criticism after asking students to sell raffle tickets for a semi-automatic rifle. Heather Chilton said her 7-year-old daughter was asked to sell tickets for an AM-15 optic ready rifle to raise money for the New Richmond Junior Lions Football and Cheer program in Ohio, according to CNN affiliate WXIX. “This is absurd, you’re having elementary kids sell your AR-15. Why?” Chilton told WXIX. “I highly doubt that something would happen […]

  • Oklahoma woman says Nair was added to conditioner she bought from dollar store

    HEAVENER, Okla. — A Heavener woman’s daily routine turned into a nightmare after she became the latest victim of a practical joke, which she says wasn’t funny at all. When Leeann Buxam’s hair began falling out in chunks in the shower and her scalp began to burn, she thought something was seriously wrong. “It felt like it was falling out so bad that I was going to have to shave my head. I figured, what was wrong? Was there something […]

  • 4-year-old Utah girl loses toes, remains in burn unit after family van catches fire

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – Nearly a month after a family of five was sent to the burn unit following a van explosion, they have given an update on the youngest child who was trapped in her car seat when it happened. July 27 painted a chaotic picture at the Pelican Bay Marina in Saratoga Springs. People watched as a van burst into flames with a family still inside, the youngest trapped in her car seat. “It looked like something out of a Hollywood scene, only […]

  • A Washington man says he cut power lines to protect the US from the KGB…because Ariana Grande told him to

    MAPLE FALLS, Wash. – A Washington state man is facing multiple charges after he cut power lines for a surprising reason, KOMO reported. Whatcom County deputies said they responded to a scene Tuesday where residents said they saw a man cutting power lines and meter box wiring. Deputies said they found the man cutting lines from a power pole. According to KOMO, the suspect told deputies he worked for the United States government and the military, according to a probable […]

  • A Michigan city council candidate says she wants to keep her city ‘white’

    MARYSVILLE, Mich. – A forum for city council candidates in Marysville, Michigan is making national headlines after one of the candidates shared her opinions about diversity in the city. “My suggestion, recommendation – keep Marysville a white community as much as possible,” the candidate said to an awestruck room. Sixty-eight-year-old Jean Cramer, the city council candidate whose comments turned heads, said she didn’t know her comments had gone viral until reporters started showing up at her door. Another candidate, Mike […]

  • Florida teacher told students if he were a school shooter, he’d have a 1,000-person body count

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida high school teacher was placed on administrative leave after he told students he’d “be the best school shooter” with a “1,000 person body count.” The incident took place at Lakeland Senior High School, about 45 minutes from Tampa, August 16 during a lockdown drill, according to a Polk County risk protection order. Police interviewed 16 students about the incident. The teacher told students if he were a school shooter he’d plant improvised explosive devices […]

  • Police search for son of former NFL player, wife after they were killed in small Minnesota town

    LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. – Authorities in Minnesota were searching Friday for the son of former NFL player Barry Bennett after Bennett and his wife were found shot dead at their home in Long Prairie. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office said Barry and Carol Bennett, both 63, were found dead Wednesday by a friend who went to a home after Bennett hadn’t returned the friend’s texts or calls. They said the couple’s 22-year-old son, Dylan Bennett, is a suspect and is driving a […]

  • Here’s what we know about the fires in the Amazon rainforest

    Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is in flames, burning at the highest rate since 2013, when that nation’s space research center first began tracking fires there. Here’s what we know. How big is the Amazon rainforest, and what does it matter? The world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon spans eight countries and covers 40% of South America — an area that is nearly the size of two-thirds of the US, according to the World Wildlife Fund. More than 30 million people live in the […]

  • Judge orders accused Capital One hacker to remain in custody

    SEATTLE –  The alleged Capital One hacker Paige Thompson will remain in the holding facility her attorney said he has been fighting to get her out of because she is a transgender woman. The fight to obtain her release from detention escalated in federal court Friday as Attorney Mohammad Hamoudi spoke in front of Judge Michelle Peterson. “Ms. Thompson is at a greater risk for harm at this facility,” Hamoudi said. At risk, the defense says, because the 33-year-old transgender […]

  • ‘Lizzie McGuire’ reboot coming to Disney+ streaming service

    LOS ANGELES – A reboot of the popular Disney Channel show “Lizzie McGuire” is coming to the new Disney+ streaming service. The star of the early 2000s show, Hilary Duff, confirmed the news on Instagram Friday, saying “SURPRISE!!! I’ve been trying to contain this excitement for a loooong time while this has been in the works! I am beyond excited to be home again, back with my girl ♥️…and into her 30’s.” Variety reports that Duff announced at an event Friday […]

  • Texas newlyweds die in car crash minutes after getting married

    ORANGE, Texas – A Texas couple was married only a few minutes when husband and wife were killed in a car crash, KENS reported. Family members told KENS the couple’s car was hit by another vehicle as they were pulling out of the Justice of the Peace’s parking lot. Members of the family were inside cars being the couple when it happened. According to KENS, the couple – still unnamed at this time so family can be informed of their […]

  • FedEx driver killed trying to help another driver on Las Vegas Boulevard

    LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 60-year-old driver for Federal Express was killed last night while trying to help the driver of a Corvette, according to authorities. The Nevada Highway Patrol reported the incident happened on Las Vegas Boulevard near Via Inspirada as a 1993 Chevy Corvette caught fire while traveling north on the boulevard./\ The FedEx driver, later identified as John Stacey, saw the fire and jumped out with a fire extinguisher. He was crossing Las Vegas Boulevard when he […]

  • Mourners gather to remember 2-month-old abandoned in Wisconsin field

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A vigil in remembrance of a 2-month-old Kenosha girl was held Saturday evening near the field where investigators believe Jalisa Adams-Frison’s body was abandoned. “We’re here today just to let the world know that we’re standing by this little girl, Jalisa,” said Pastor Cornell Anderson. Suspects 36-year-old Hezile Frison and 21-year-old Monica Adams were in custody awaiting charges for hiding a corpse and harboring or aiding felons. “This is senseless and we need to stand up for […]

  • Congressman Steve King says he’s owed an apology after his comments on rape and incest

    BUENA VISTA COUNTY, Iowa — Iowa Congressman Steve King has spent the last week fending off social media backlash after comments he made about rape and incest went viral and sparked outrage. Now, the congressman says he is owed an apology. King made the controversial comments while speaking to the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale Wednesday. “What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled out anyone who was a product of rape or incest? Would there be […]

  • Woman dances her way through labor pains at Pennsylvania hospital

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. — WellSpan York Hospital is changing the way women go through labor. The hospital is introducing a 5-minute dance video for moms-to-be as a part of a new labor initiative, helping women dance their way to the delivery room. It features nurses, doctors and hospital staff having fun dancing to choreographed moves for women in labor to watch and follow along in their room. “For them to be by your side constantly checking in on you and […]

  • Couple sues adoption agency claiming they weren’t told boy had sexual abuse history

    DENVER (KMGH) — An Indiana couple is suing a Centennial adoption agency claiming a teenage boy brought from China had an undisclosed history of sexual abuse that led to the rape of their two younger children. The civil lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court of Colorado Tuesday against Chinese Children Adoption International (CCAI) on behalf of the couple and their two Chinese boys. The couple is seeking compensation for damages and an injunction that requires CCAI to put in […]

  • Two women arrested after baby reportedly found on floor of car covered in ants and wearing soiled diaper

    LONDON, Ky. — Two women are behind bars after deputies said they found a 16-day-old baby on the floorboard of their car, covered in ants and wearing a soiled diaper. According to a press release, deputies attempted to pull over the infant’s mother, Rebecca Jean Fultz, 32, and her grandmother, Charolette Simpson, 69, during a traffic stop Thursday. The pair kept driving and finally stopped about a quarter mile up the road. Deputies then learned that both women had bench warrants […]

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