Advertisements

Pacific Rim, Kingsman sequels among Comic-Con trailers

Among the first flurry of trailers out of San Diego Comic-Con 2017, "Bright" sees a magic wand wreak havoc in modern-day Los Angeles, machines prepare to battle monsters in "Pacific Rim: Uprising," a lost notebook wields power over the living in "Death Note," sharp-witted and sharply dressed spies do battle in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," superheroes square off over their territory in "The Defenders," and Superman's origin story is to be told in "Krypton.
See Full Article
 

Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

RALEIGH, N.C. - Country singer Scotty McCreery has been cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery's backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13.
See Full Article
 

Experts inspect Greek quake damage; islanders sleep outdoors

KOS, Greece -- Crews of experts on Saturday began examining the damage to infrastructure and cultural monuments on the eastern Greek island of Kos after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others in the Aegean Sea region that stretches to Turkey's sprawling coast.
See Full Article
 

Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't be forced to testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said.
See Full Article
 

Home Alone, Sopranos actor John Heard dead at 71

Actor John Heard, seen in Los Angeles in this August 2, 2013, file photo, has died. (Mark Davisé/Getty Images)
John Heard, best known for his roles in Home Alone, Big, and Beaches, died Friday.
See Full Article
 

Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
See Full Article
 

16-year-old German girl among 26 foreigners arrested in Iraq after fall of Mosul

Three Iraqi intelligence and investigative officials have told The Associated Press that 26 foreigners — including two men, eight children and 16 women — have been arrested in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and taken to Baghdad.
See Full Article
 

'Home Alone' dad John Heard dead at 72

Home Alone star John Heard has died at the age of 72.
Police were called to a Palo Alto, California hotel on Friday to investigate a report of a medical emergency, but the actor was pronounced dead at the scene, according to TMZ.com.
See Full Article
 

Whale rescue group missions still on hold after volunteer's death

Whale rescue groups are still waiting for the green light to head out and help entangled right whales after the death of one volunteer put missions on hold.
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team’s boat remains tied to the dock even though a North Atlantic right whale is entangled in fishing gear in the Gulf of St.
See Full Article
 

Transgender inmate in B.C. wins right to move to a federal prison for women

VANCOUVER -- A transgender inmate in British Columbia has won a years-long battle to serve the remainder of her sentence for first-degree murder at a women's prison.
Fallon Aubee is one of the first federal prisoners to relocate under policy changes at Correctional Services Canada that allow inmates to transfer facilities based on gender identity and not physical anatomy, said Jennifer Metcalfe, a spokeswoman for the West Coast Prison Justice Society.
See Full Article
 

Philippines extends martial law in region under siege by Muslim militants

The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president's appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by ISIS-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region.
See Full Article
 

'Twin Peaks' cast discusses the mystery of David Lynch

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Judging by the "Twin Peaks" panel at Comic-Con, solving the mystery of David Lynch seemed more pressing than the mystery of where the show is going.
The 18-episode revival of the '90s show is currently airing on Showtime.
See Full Article