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Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Is Not Signed to Direct 'Wonder Woman 2' Just Yet

The first standalone film about the superhero, starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot , earned £6,180,000 in cinemas across the United Kingdom and Ireland in its opening weekend, to take the number one spot. It is not uncommon for major movie franchises to hire a different director for individual films, though the superhero genre can find their helmers irreplaceable - like James Gunn, who pilots the $1.5 billion " Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise.

Author: 0 MENIFEE: Winning powerball ticket sold in Sun City

The winning numbers were 32-26-20-38-58, with Powerball 3. The victor has a year to come forward and claim the prize, and can choose to cash in a prize of $279.1 million or to receive the full amount in installments over 29 years. The last First State Powerball victor was last December when a winning ticket worth almost $121 million was sold at a Selbyville gas station. Alberre owns the store with his father, who has owned it for 26 years.

Global News Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV
Author: 0 Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

Global News US attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Author: 0 US attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Comey , the ousted F.B.I. director. As of Sunday morning, it wasn't clear whether Sessions would testify in an open or closed hearing. Mr. Schumer said. Trump's tendency to bring up the Russian Federation investigation, whether by insulting Comey or hinting at the existence of tapes, has created a headache for Republicans who want to focus on the party's priorities such as healthcare and tax reform.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Bahrain and Egypt severed relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-adversary Iran-charges Qatar calls baseless. The official said that Trump supports easing the blockade for humanitarian reasons and would like to build a productive relationship with the emir of Qatar.

Author: 0 Trump says "the Democrats are really in our way" on health care

Two of the "victims" who appeared alongside President Trump talked to "Fox & Friends" this morning. Withrow said if he passed on the costs to his employees, they would likely leave the company. Trump has denied the allegations and called the Russian Federation story "fake news". White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that the president was "very focused on his agenda" in spite of the distractions.

Global News United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks
Author: 0 United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

With all but one of 650 seats declared, the centre-right party had the most votes and the most seats but lost its majority in the House of Commons . In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to "fulfil the promise of Brexit".

Global News London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight
Author: 0 London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight

A police auto then screeches into shot, with three armed policemen exiting and immediately trying to rescue the man by diverting his attackers' attention towards them. Redouane was reportedly carrying an identification card issued in the Republic of Ireland when he was shot to death by police. Her family are reported to be distraught and "bracing for the worst".

Global News School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered
Author: 0 School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered

Montana had submitted the Trump quote, "I like thinking big". A New Jersey teen is a # Donald Trump fan and had worn a navy blue Donald Trump [VIDEO ] #t-shirt on picture day at his high school . She released another statement that read that the district administrators "strongly value the principles of free speech and inquiry in our schools and society, viewing them as the bedrock upon which our community and educational system is built".

Global News Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian aid agency
Author: 0 Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian aid agency

Adnan Abu Hasna, a Gaza-based spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), said Netanyahu was pursuing a " fantasy ". In public remarks to his cabinet at its weekly meeting, Netanyahu said UNRWA perpetuated, rather than solved, the Palestinian refugee problem and that it stoked anti-Israeli incitement.

Global News Fifty Years Since the Six-Day War
Author: 0 Fifty Years Since the Six-Day War

He made it clear, however, he had deferred taking a decision on shifting the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an election campaign pledge, arguing this could have a negative impact on peace talks as the status of Jerusalem is meant to be negotiated.

Global News Paris: Assailant at Notre-Dame said 'This is for Syria,' official says
Author: 0 Paris: Assailant at Notre-Dame said 'This is for Syria,' official says

In the video obtained by ABC News, the attacker lunges at a policeman with a hammer. "A person came up behind the police officers, armed with a hammer, and started to hit the police officer", Mr Collomb said. Witnesses described a dramatic police operation in the tourist-filled area. The police officer was not seriously hurt, the minister said. Others posted photos online of what appeared to be the interior of medieval Notre Dame, one of France's most-visited monuments.

Author: 0 Hamas Says Saudi Push To Isolate It Regrettable

Qatar has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in roads, housing and a major hospital in the tiny territory. "They can not do anything because you (Hamas) rule Gaza with iron and fire. Hamas official Mushir al-Masri said Saudi Arabia's demand was "regrettable" and contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause. Joma'a is the second Palestinian killed this week by Israeli troops' gunfire during clashes with Israeli soldiers on the borderline area between the ...

Global News London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'
Author: 0 London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

But his attempt echoed last July's attack in Nice, France, when a 19-tonne truck was driven into crowds, killing 86 people. They are accused to using a truck to drive over pedestrians on the historic London Bridge , before traveling to the nearby Borough Market where the rampage continued.

Author: 0 Iran arrests 8 suspects over Tehran terror attacks

Iranian authorities arrested 41 people Friday in connection with the twin terror attacks this week, the semiofficial Fars news agency reported, as evidence mounted that Iranian Kurds affiliated with the Islamic State extremist group had carried out the assaults.

Global News Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government
Author: 0 Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Friday to form a government and carry on separating the United Kingdom from Europe despite her party losing its majority in Parliament in Thursday's snap election . The Labour MP, who has been a critic of leader Jeremy Corbyn , said he recognised the party ran an "effective campaign" but a Conservative prime minister now sits in No 10.

Global News Kansas City prisoner 'blessed' to be free after lookalike found
Author: 0 Kansas City prisoner 'blessed' to be free after lookalike found

A man jailed 17 years for a crime he didn't commit has been freed after authorities realised he had a criminal doppelganger. Jones, a light skinned black man, unfortunately bore an uncanny resemblance to the perpetrator, whom Jones' lawyers showed was nearly certainly the one who committed the crime.

Global News Netanyahus win libel case over auto row in convoy story
Author: 0 Netanyahus win libel case over auto row in convoy story

Sarna, who writes for Tel Aviv-based daily national newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth , posted on Facebook in 2015 that Netanyahu's wife Sara Netanyahu threw Netanyahu out of a auto during a fight. The judge added that "even though the plaintiff is a prime minister, a person of great power, the defendant is not a weak and poor man, but a very well-known and highly critical journalist who writes regularly in Yedioth Ahronoth ".

Author: 0 Theresa May forms a Government to delver BREXIT

Clinging to power, May said the Tories would form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland , which won 10 seats. As things stand, it looks as if the two parties will work together under an informal arrangement rather than an official coalition, with the DUP supporting the Conservatives on key votes, such as the budget.

Author: 0 Israel plans most settlement homes since 1992: minister

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu demanded that in the wake of a peace deal , U.S. and Palestinian officials accept that settlers will be allowed to remain in Palestine, according to a document obtained by Israeli daily Haaretz . "The EU calls on both sides to engage in a meaningful process in view of reaching a negotiated two-state solution, and reiterates its readiness to support them, together with its global and regional partners", the statement said.

Author: 0 Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?

He said, while he likes Mr. Comey, he believes he is "probably upset" about getting firing by President Trump . Kellyanne Conway said the USA leader will make a decision on whether to invoke a doctrine called executive privilege . The committee aide, who wasnt authorized to discuss the issue and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the action would have been taken without agreement from the Democratic minority on the committee.

Global News 'Your turn will come': Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 'Your turn will come': Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Iran's supreme leader hit out at the United States and Saudi Arabia during the funerals on Thursday for those slain in the first attacks in the country claimed by the Islamic State group. Since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January, the yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with Trump's latest efforts to isolate Iran in the region, while bolstering cooperation with Saudi Arabia and the Gulf countries.

Global News Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

The change may help to quell some of the unrest within the party. May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts. Talks on Britain's exit from the European Union are due to begin. The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions of her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its ...

Author: 0 Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

Both Lewandowski and Bossie visited the White House Monday night, according to two people familiar with the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private get-together. He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". Dubke, 47, was tasked to help shape the president's messages. Republican and Democratic operatives in recent days have said the problem with a West Wing makeover will be finding qualified and capable Republican hands who ...

Global News US forces assist Filipino troops in battle to end city siege
Author: 0 US forces assist Filipino troops in battle to end city siege

The AP confirms seeing a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft high in the skies above Marawi on Friday, noting it "flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward". Duterte has refuted the long-term alliance between Washington and Manila, going so far as to call former USA president Barack Obama a "son of a whore", vowing to close United States bases in the island archipelago, and claiming that Russian Federation and ...

Global News Apple just made all your iPhone apps way less annoying
Author: 0 Apple just made all your iPhone apps way less annoying

But, today instead of doling out any details about the specifications or the feature set of the upcoming iPhone, we've received fresh renders of the device running iOS 11. While the in-display solution suffered from yield and manufacturing issues, Apple would not opt for the rear Touch ID. If you still dislike the new way of Apple encouraging you to rate apps, you can turn them off altogether by heading into the iOS Settings app.

Global News Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Anger in May's ranks is palpable, with some prominent members uncomfortable with the plan to form a parliamentary alliance with the pro-Brexit DUP . Timothy and Hill have been accused of creating a "toxic" atmosphere in Downing Street. The opposite has happened, she has been dealt a weak hand, having lost the majority in the parliament. The Conservative leader has been warned her days are numbered after calling Thursday's vote three years early, only to lose her majority in parliament.

Global News Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

The strength of any deal looks set to be tested when the Commons meets, with Jeremy Corbyn vowing to try to bring down the Government by defeating Ms May in Parliament and insisting: "I can still be Prime Minister". Earlier on Saturday May lost her two closest aides. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election.

Author: 0 Netanyahu: I told Nikki Haley It's Time to Dismantle UNRWA

On Wednesday, Netanyahu said he told Nikki Haley , the US ambassador to the United Nations, during a visit to Israel, that it was time for the United Nations to "re-examine UNRWA's continued existence". "UNRWA receives its mandate from the U.N. General Assembly; and only the U.N. General Assembly, by a majority vote, can change our mandate", Gunness said.

Global News Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election
Author: 0 Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. "I don't think Theresa May and this government have any credibility". The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , often tipped as a potential successor, said: "We've got to listen to our constituents and listen to their concerns".

Global News Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Decades ago, FALN claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings in the US and Puerto Rico, including a 1975 blast that killed four people at New York's historic Fraunces Tavern. Those in favor of statehood hope the new status would put the island on equal standing with the 50 USA states, giving them more access to federal funds and the right to vote for the US president.

Author: 0 North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM

There have been no demonstrations of such technology from the small nation, but since the time Kim Jong-un took power, the North Korean missile program has seen improvements in both range and reliability. It said leader Kim Jong Un observed the launches and that the missiles "accurately detected and hit" floating targets at sea after making "circular flights".

Author: 0 Qatar Willing to Listen to Gulf Concerns, Kuwait Says

Saudi Arabia said Sunday it was ordering "suitable measures" to help families with mixed citizenships, but provided few details. "When it comes to terrorism, Qatar has never supported terrorism, Qatar does not support terrorism, Qatar will not support terrorism".

Global News New Puerto Rico referendum bid to become U.S. state
Author: 0 New Puerto Rico referendum bid to become U.S. state

A woman exits the voting booth in San Juan during Puerto Rico's non-binding referendum Sunday. She is pro-statehood and is forming a "Friends of Puerto Rico Caucus" that would press for statehood. Although the 2012 vote also favored statehood the US Congress never took up the matter. But rival parties on the island - the Popular Democratic Party and the Puerto Rican Independence Party - support a kind of continued territory status or independence, respectively.