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Author: 0 HBO says full email system likely not compromised in data breach

At this point, the HBO hack seems a bit reflective of the 2014 Sony Pictures hacks, which have been called one of the "worst cyber attacks in corporate history". "The problem before us is unfortunately all to familiar in the world we now find ourselves a part of", Pleper said. The leak of the unreleased episodes of Game of Thrones left many shocked and another good reason for security vendors and organizations to protect their turfs and save themselves from the hands of cyber goons.

Author: 0 Presidential Vacation: Trump To Spend 17 Days At New Jersey Golf Club

The story recounts a scene in which Mr Trump was chatting with some club members at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey . He is expected to leave Friday on his first extended vacation from Washington since the inauguration - a 17-day getaway to the Bedminster club.

Arts&Culture 'Game of Thrones' script leaked after HBO hack
Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' script leaked after HBO hack

In April 2015, the first four episodes of Game of Thrones season five were leaked , spoiling the provider's plan for simultaneous premiere access across 170 countries. With approximately 1,000 MB in a GB, you'd need around 694,444 floppy disks to hold all the boosted HBO data. The HBO attack could be much worse, with the hackers claiming to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data, or roughly 1500 gigabytes.

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 episode 4 to be the shortest ever

The preview also shows Jaime discovering a trove of gold to bring back to Cersei , who's presumably receiving an update on how quickly Qyburn's poison progressed, or who might be next on her list. That being said, Theon Greyjoy could easily be on the cusp of another one of his redemptive story arcs. Is Jon Snow with or against Dany? That sure looks like Theon rocking up to Dragonstone in a boat.

Arts&Culture Lorde's Lollapalooza set cut short by severe weather
Author: 0 Lorde's Lollapalooza set cut short by severe weather

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and lightning had been predicted to hit the festival's first day, but the show had gone mostly without a hitch, as acts like Wiz Khalifa and Cage the Elephant performed. The stunning news saw the evacuation of tens of thousands of fans from the festival grounds as a severe weather warning icon flashed up on the large screen next to the stage .

Arts&Culture Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy (91) dies
Author: 0 Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy (91) dies

Hardy is best known as the wishy-washy wizard politician Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter films. "He was such a talented actor and everybody who worked with him on Potter loved him.", she tweeted upon hearing the tragic news. The British actor got his start in the entertainment industry in the 1950s in the film Torpedo Run . It must have been an interesting experience playing two wartime leaders after having served in the Royal Air Force during the war.

Arts&Culture Can You Find the Easter Eggs in Lorde's New
Author: 0 Can You Find the Easter Eggs in Lorde's New "Perfect Places" Video?

And the same day, Lorde announced he had hidden secret clues and messages, referred to as Easter Eggs, in her music video . It's full of scenes that feel as if they could have been inspired by classic films or paintings, from the orange block lettering on the title card to the Renoir-esque shots of Lorde boating in a foamy yellow gown.

Arts&Culture Liam Payne joins 'wife' Cheryl for her first interview since giving birth
Author: 0 Liam Payne joins 'wife' Cheryl for her first interview since giving birth

At the time fans were delighted to see Cheryl back at work but were left wondering what the mystery shoot was for, but it has now been revealed that it is for a promotional campaign for the launch of Cheryl's very own make-up range. Fans will also be able to catch Cheryl's first interview since becoming a mother, later this month on ITV's This Morning , she will be talking exclusively about the new make-up range on the Beauty Desk.

Arts&Culture George and Amal Clooney Donate Big To Help Refugees Education
Author: 0 George and Amal Clooney Donate Big To Help Refugees Education

They added that formal education can help keep this generation a productive part of society. In a statement, the Clooneys said they planned to commit more than $2 million through their foundation toward schooling for the children they say they want to keep from becoming "a lost generation".

Arts&Culture Beware the Mother of Dragnets? HBO Hack Worse Than Sony Data Disaster
Author: 0 Beware the Mother of Dragnets? HBO Hack Worse Than Sony Data Disaster

As for Game of Thrones-related information goes, the hackers have released an early draft of a script for "The Spoils of War", this Sunday's new episode, but nothing else. "Data protection is a top priority at HBO, and we take seriously our responsibility to protect the data we hold". HBO isn't the only entertainment content provider to have their episodes virtually stolen.

Arts&Culture 'Kidnap' starring Halle Berry premieres at the 'Arclight' in Hollywood
Author: 0 'Kidnap' starring Halle Berry premieres at the 'Arclight' in Hollywood

The 50-year-old star said she lost it when she was unable to find her now nine-year-old daughter while shopping at a store. Earlier this year (17), Halle opened up about her many heartbreaks, admitting it's been a tough few years. Thankfully, in that incident, Nahla was safe - "she was like a foot away from me, under the turnstile" - but for Berry, it was a moment of terror.

Arts&Culture Turnbull Isn't 'Worse' Than Trump, But He Needs To Remind Us Why
Author: 0 Turnbull Isn't 'Worse' Than Trump, But He Needs To Remind Us Why

And the president himself has begun shifting the bounds on what the US should consider secret, recently appearing to unilaterally declassify a CIA operation on Twitter and reportedly sharing USA intelligence with Russian officials. Here I am calling for a ban where I am not letting anybody in and we take 2,000 people. "There is nothing more important in business or politics than a deal is a deal", Turnbull insisted according to the transcript obtained by The Washington Post .

Arts&Culture 'First They Killed My Father'
Author: 0 'First They Killed My Father'

All of the children auditioning were made aware of the fictional aspect of the exercise and were tended to at all times by relatives or guardians from NGOs. They kind of said, 'Oh, a camera's coming up and we want to play a game with you.' And the game for that character was 'We're going to put some money on the table.

Author: 0 Game of Thrones Recap: Reunions and Farewells

Olenna orchestrated Joffrey's murder, yet her excuse for the matter attracted neither praise nor disgust. I know he's defending a tyrant and he tried to kill a fifth grader in the first episode, but Jaime Lannister is one of my all-time favorite characters on Game of Thrones .

Arts&Culture Dave Chappelle Revisits Controversial 'SNL' Monologue After 7 Months of Trump
Author: 0 Dave Chappelle Revisits Controversial 'SNL' Monologue After 7 Months of Trump

On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert took shots at President Trump for Monday night's bombshell from The Washington Post that revealed he "dictated" Donald Trump Jr . To which Colbert cracked, "Well, nobody really talks about oxygen until someone's got their hands around your throat". Now, after months into Trump's presidency, marred by scandal , firings and low approval ratings , Chappelle said the experience has birthed "a more informed and better voter".

Arts&Culture Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park Reunite Following 'Hawaii Five-0' Controversy
Author: 0 Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park Reunite Following 'Hawaii Five-0' Controversy

Since a year ago, CBS has been receiving flak from the viewers for their lack of diversity in casting, but Kahl said that changes have been up by 60 percent this season. "It's kind of an unfortunate byproduct of having a successful, long-running show, that sometimes you lose cast members", he added. "The way things turned out, those pilots were not felt to be as good as some of the other series that were picked up", noted Sherman after revealing that the network did not develop ...

Arts&Culture Trailer For Narcos Season 3
Author: 0 Trailer For Narcos Season 3

It's why the Golden Globe-nominated series will be able to continue fleshing out that tale even after ending its second season with (SPOILER ALERT) the death of Escobar (sorry fans of Wagner Moura's passable Spanish!). "Try to go through the Cali bosses, all you'll get are more bodies", Peña is warned. Netflix unveiled the trailer in New York City, where this season was partially filmed, on Thursday.

Arts&Culture Drake's Dad Just Released A Music Video And Damn, It's Smooth
Author: 0 Drake's Dad Just Released A Music Video And Damn, It's Smooth

The video is directed by Nikeisha Andersson and features a lotta booze flowing and owl chains glistening in the light. That small setback hasn't held dear old Drake's dad back, and just eight months since the " Kinda Crazy " track flopped, it now has a music video starring himself and "Sweden's Hottest".

Arts&Culture Suge Knight pleads not guilty to threatening 'Straight Outta Compton' director
Author: 0 Suge Knight pleads not guilty to threatening 'Straight Outta Compton' director

From there, Knight took out his frustrations by sending threats via text message. The indictment is dated February 7, 2017, but Knight is set for arraignment today (Aug. Knight was ordered to return for a hearing August 10. Then, in 2014, he was involved in a similar incident during another VMA party hosted by Chris Brown, where he was also shot.

Arts&Culture Dukes Of Hazzard Star Arrested In Waltham
Author: 0 Dukes Of Hazzard Star Arrested In Waltham

The City of Waltham Police Department was unable to comment on Wopat's arrest when reached by the Daily News. While searching his vehicle, a Ford Bronco, police found a small amount of cocaine , and subsequently booked Wopat on a felony indecent assault charge and a misdemeanor drug possession charge.

Arts&Culture Bruce Willis in the trailer for Death Wish Remake
Author: 0 Bruce Willis in the trailer for Death Wish Remake

If the opening of the trailer is to be believed and this film actually wants to tackle the violence on the streets of Chicago today, making a shoot-em-up actioner where Bruce Willis violently murders bad guys for fun doesn't seem like the wisest of decisions.

Author: 0 New Game of Thrones Photos Tease a Major Reunion for Jon Snow

HBO may be scrambling to respond to its recent cyber heist - word is that hackers made off with "thousands of internal company documents", including at least one Game of Thrones script - but its fantasy flagship marches on. Two of the more prominent fan-favorite characters on the drama, Daenerys and Jon have always been isolated on respective edges of the map, rarely interacting with many characters.

Arts&Culture Will & Grace Revival Will Ignore The Series Finale
Author: 0 Will & Grace Revival Will Ignore The Series Finale

Perhaps we'll still see some reference to that finale as a dream sequence or shared delusion, because nobody in NY has a chance of escaping their somewhat toxic relationships with their close friends and settling down into stable romantic relationships anyway.

Arts&Culture Intense Downpours Possible, Flash Flood Watch Issued
Author: 0 Intense Downpours Possible, Flash Flood Watch Issued

The main focus for areas of heavy rainfall and flash flooding will be over inland areas, however some of the rain is likely to affect areas closer to the coast as well. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. The stormy weather also generated several hundred cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, along with wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour, meteorologists said.

Author: 0 Melisandre's Prophecy Could Be Part of a Larger Plan

Melisandre, on the other hand, will be more open to death. The Game of Thrones scene between Varys and Melisandre in " The Queen's Justice " was too cryptic that fans were not able to catch this particular detail that talks about a character's death.

Arts&Culture Lion King Eyes Doctor Strange's Chiwetel Ejiofor for Scar
Author: 0 Lion King Eyes Doctor Strange's Chiwetel Ejiofor for Scar

The Wrap is reporting that Chiwetel Ejiofor is now in talks to voice Scar in Favreau's take. The project is now shooting in Los Angeles and has generated some other rumored participants. Chiwetel Ejiofor , best known for his roles in 12 Years a Slave , The Martian and Doctor Strange , strikes as a flawless fit for the role. If you're making a list of the most infamous hand-drawn villains, The Lion King's Scar has to be at the very top.

Arts&Culture Dilip Kumar is stable, will be kept under observation for two days
Author: 0 Dilip Kumar is stable, will be kept under observation for two days

Yesteryear superstar Dilip Kumar was rushed to Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday owing to kidney complications and dehydration. He suffered dehydration and infection in the urine. However, the doctors have just confirmed that "Dilip Kumar is stable" and that he'll be only kept under observation for the next 2 days. We need to administer antibiotics through an IV drip, which can only be given in the ICU.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby's Legal Troubles Just Got Worse
Author: 0 Bill Cosby's Legal Troubles Just Got Worse

Cosby, 80, is scheduled to go back on trial for allegedly drugging and molesting a former university basketball official at his Philadelphia home in 2004. Goins is suing Cosby, alleging he drugged and assaulted her in 2008 at the Los Angeles Playboy Mansion. An email sent to McMonagle Tuesday night was not immediately returned.

Arts&Culture Harry Potter and the Cursed Child confirms Broadway cast
Author: 0 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child confirms Broadway cast

Also returning will be Jamie Parker as Harry Potter , Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger, Paul Thornley as Ron Weasley, Poppy Miller as Ginny Potter , Sam Clemmett as Albus Potter , and Alex Price as Draco Malfoy. "Our Cursed Child family is growing, with 28 brilliant new actors bringing their unique talents to our production". Things are much easier for him now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.