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New 'Venom' Trailer Actually Reveals Venom

Heeeere's "Venom" ... finally!<p>A new trailer for Sony's movie actually reveals the titular Spider-Man villain, played by Tom Hardy, in all his oozy, gross glory. The first teaser trailer was disappointing for fans because it avoided the money shot, so to speak.<p>But now we see what happens after …

Construction

Prince Charles 'Pleased' to Welcome New Grandson: 'I Don't Know How I Am Going to Keep Up'

Prince Charles is officially a grandfather — times three!<p>The 69-year-old royal released a humorous statement, Tuesday, on behalf of himself and wife …

Prince Charles

George H.W. Bush hospitalized one day after the funeral for his wife, Barbara

Former president George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday morning “after contracting an infection that spread to his blood,” a family spokesman said Monday.<p>Bush, 93, was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital just one day after his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, was laid to rest, said the …

Intensive Care

Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police | Reuters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee judge on Tuesday revoked a $2 million bond set for the man accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House restaurant, killing four people, while new details emerged of the suspect's struggles with paranoia and delusions.<p>Davidson County Judge …

Crime

Man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Toronto charged with murder

<b>Toronto (CNN) —</b> Toronto police have their suspect -- but they're still looking for a motive.<p>Alek Minassian, the man accused of plowing into pedestrians with a rented van on Monday, was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder.<p>The 25-year-old is also charged with 13 counts of attempted …

Crime

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.<p>The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim is set to meet South Korean …

North Korea

EDM DJ-Producer Avicii Dead at 28

"Wake Me Up" and "Levels" producer dies in Oman, though cause of death has yet to be revealed<p>Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ and producer known as …

Avicii

Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home.<p>The treasure trove of gold and silver artifacts, stolen …

Archaeology

Giuliani says he is joining Trump’s legal team to ‘negotiate an end’ to Mueller probe

Former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and two other former federal prosecutors joined President Trump’s legal team Thursday following weeks of turbulence and struggles to find attorneys who would agree to represent the president in the ongoing federal probe into Russian election …

Donald Trump

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria — the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government.<p>Residents in the town of Dumayr welcomed security forces into their town in a triumphant show for the …

Middle East

Miguel Díaz-Canel becomes Cuba's president, Raúl Castro steps down

Cuba has a new president, and for the first time in over 40 years, his last name is not Castro.<p>Cuba has a new president, and for the first time in over 40 years, his last name is not Castro.<p>Miguel Díaz-Canel officially became president on Thursday morning after Raúl Castro stepped down and …

Cuba

Barbara Bush, former first lady and matriarch of Bush family, dies at 92

Barbara Pierce Bush, the former first lady whose cloud of white hair and strands of fake pearls became her signature, died at her Houston home Tuesday after a long struggle with congestive heart failure and pulmonary disease. The down-to-earth matriarch, who could trace her ancestry to the …

Government

Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday. He was 86.<p>Forman died about 2 a.m. Saturday at Danbury Hospital, near his home in Warren, …

The Oscars

What we know about the U.S. airstrikes on Syria

The U.S. led airstrikes in a coordinated attack with U.K. and French allies against the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad.<p>Here's what we know about the attack:<p>What happened?<p>Precision missile strikes targeted three Syrian chemical weapons facilities: a scientific research center near Damascus, …

Middle East

Syria air strikes: US and allies attack 'chemical weapons sites'

<b>The US, UK and France have bombed three government sites in Syria in an early morning operation targeting chemical weapons facilities, they say.</b><p>The move is a response to a suspected chemical attack on the town of Douma last week which killed dozens.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin said he condemned …

Middle East

Court tosses Olivia de Havilland lawsuit against FX's "Feud"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Monday threw out a lawsuit by 101-year-old actress Olivia de Havilland against the creators of the FX Networks show "Feud: Bette and Joan," bringing an abrupt end to a closely-watched case that pitted an individual's rights to their life and likeness …

Hollywood

Everything We Know About Quentin Tarantino's 9th Movie

Even though Quentin Tarantino's last feature, the 70mm western mystery "The Hateful Eight," was released in 2015, it feels like it's been forever.<p>It's not that Tarantino has been idle, exactly, since he's gotten engaged and started work on a revisionist "Star Trek" at Paramount. Perhaps more …

Star Trek

Myanmar president Htin Kyaw resigns

<b>The president of Myanmar Htin Kyaw has resigned, his office has announced.</b><p>No reason was given, but there have been growing concerns in recent months about the 71-year-old's health after he appeared frail at official functions.<p>Htin Kyaw was sworn in as president in 2016 after landmark elections …

Asia

Austin serial bomber may have other devices 'out there,' cops uncover 'treasure trove of information'

Mark Anthony Conditt was named Wednesday as the serial bomber behind the string of blasts that terrorized Texas for three weeks and left two people dead.<p>During a news conference Wednesday, officials said that explosive experts were working throughout the day at a home in Pflugerville, Texas to …

Crime

‘Hamilton,’ ‘Rotterdam’ Tie for Top Award From L.A. Drama Critics

“Hamilton” and “Rotterdam,” both took home the 2017 production award during the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle’s 49th annual ceremony Monday night …

Amy Poehler's Directorial Debut Reunites Her With Tina Fey And Maya Rudolph

Amy Poehler is officially set to make her feature directorial debut, and she's bringing her funniest girlfriends along for the ride!<p>Netflix announced …

‘Deadpool 2’ Gets A Near-Perfect Test Score That Rates Even Higher Than The Original

The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that <i>Deadpool 2</i>‘s test scores have come back higher than the first movie, meaning the meta-superhero sequel was rated almost perfectly by its test score audience. Specifically, it got a 98 after scoring a 91 and a 97 a few months ago. To put it in …

Film Industry

'They use black men as slaves': Migrants tell of brutality in Libya

<b>(CNN) —</b> At the heart of the deadliest migrant route in the world, a small number of rescue boats brave the choppy waters of the winter Mediterranean. They are picking up stranded migrants attempting to cross from Africa to Europe, with many telling horror stories of imprisonment, brutality and …

Africa

Austin bombing suspect kills himself with explosive device

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices -- but didn't explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian …

Austin Bombings

Ex-FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe fired

<b>(CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe late Friday, less than two days shy of his retirement, ending the career of an official who had risen to serve as second-in-command at the bureau.<p>McCabe had more recently been regularly taunted by President Donald …

Donald Trump

The charming Love, Simon brings gay teen romance into the mainstream: EW review

“My life is totally normal,” the teenage star of <i>Love, Simon</i> confides in its opening voiceover. “I’m just like you.” Or maybe even better: His …

Anderson Cooper and Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani Split After Nine Years Together

<b>Anderson Cooper</b> is a single man. The CNN anchor and his boyfriend, <b>Benjamin Maisani</b>, have called it quits after nine years together, <i>Us Weekly</i> confirms.<p>…

Slovak PM offers to step down after journalist’s murder

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico offered to resign on Wednesday, local media reported, two weeks after the murder of an investigative journalist led …

Europe

The Latest: US, UK, France, Germany unite against Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England (all times local):<p>10:05 p.m.<p>The Russian Defense Ministry has shot back at British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, who advised Russia to "go away and shut up."<p>The ministry's spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, called …

Russia

Tens of thousands march to back Hungary's nationalist PM before vote

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a huge rally on Thursday that in elections next month Hungarians must fight "external forces and international powers" who want mass immigration into their country.<p>The 54-year-old, seeking a third consecutive term and campaigning on an …

Europe