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Gillian Jacobs heads up a strong trio of female comic actors in a knockabout trip around Europe that squeezes moments of hilarity into a barebones plot

Last year, in a belated attempt to redress the balance, a party busload of films was released that saw women drinking, partying and casual sexing in ways that have usually been reserved for their male counterparts. There was Scarlett Johansson dealing with the death of a stripper in the dark, intermittently funny Rough Night, Toni Collette and Molly Shannon leaving the kids at home in Fun Mom Dinner, the cast of Bad Moms returning with diminishing returns in A Bad Moms Christmas and Tiffany Haddish transforming into a one woman comic phenomenon in crowd-pleasing box office hit Girls Trip. The results were mixed but the message was clear: the post-Bridesmaids boom in comedies fronted by groups of very funny women was finally happening.

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Didier (Johan Heldenbergh) falls madly in love with Elise (Veerle Baetens) even though the two are polar opposites. The couple's love blossoms, but is challenged when their daughter falls critically ill. The Broken Circle Breakdown is selected as the Belgian entry for the best foreign language film at the Oscars 2014. The film will be released in the UK on 18 October Continue reading...

This summer DC Comics is debuting Catwoman's new solo comic book, which is being written and drawn by Joëlle Jones. That new comic will feature a new look for Selina Kyle and today we have our first look at the new costume Catwoman that will be wearing. 

The art above gives us our first look at the new costume which will debut on the cover of Catwoman #2. It's hard to get a good look at the costume of that cover, so I've also included a couple additional drawings of Selina wearing her new Catwoman costume below. DC Comics offers the following commentary:

Selina’s sticking with the black, but gone are the goggles in favor of a cowl, along with some much sleeker, more stylish gloves and boots. The new costume also seems to have some reinforcement in the middle and some openings under her shoulders, which add a bit of flair while also giving her arms slightly more mobility—something that would be particularly important in Selina’s…ahem, line of work.

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NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers explained the origin of President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory about the FBI spying in his White House: Trump was holed up in the White House last weekend, with no public events, as various news outlets published one new bombshell after another about his campaign’s ties to foreign governments. That triggered a tsunami if presidential tweets. So many long tweets, Late Night had to fast forward through them. Meyers called it unfair that…

Just 24 hours after it was reported Lou Lamoriello is leaving the the Maple Leafs, Toronto announced it has mutually parted ways with former assistant general manager Mark Hunter.

As he’s done all season, Machado defected questions swirling around trade rumors and his impending free agency this offseason.

Hughes was guaranteed $13.2 million this season and due the same salary in 2019 after signing a five-year extension.

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  • Paul Ryan's tenure as speaker of the House could end sooner than he originally thought, with legislative failures mounting and the Republican conference continuing to fracture.
  • Ryan has maintained that he will "run through the tape" and stay on as speaker until the new Congress arrives in January.
  • Republicans have grown uneasy with Ryan, as evidenced by revolts among House conservatives and moderates openly disobeying the speaker.

WASHINGTON — When House Speaker Paul Ryan informed the Republican Conference in April that he would not seek reelection in 2018, he hammered in the point to his colleagues that he would "run through the tape" and hold the gavel until the new Congress arrives in January. The growing problem for Ryan is that the tape might be much closer than he originally thought.

Behind the scenes, potential replacements for the House GOP's top spot are strategizing and discussing options.

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  • "Dancing With the Stars" ended its 26th season Monday with a new winner: Olympic ice skater Adam Rippon.
  • The 28-year-old was paired with dancer Jenna Johnson.
  • Their final dances on the ABC competition were a jazz dance and a freestyle performance. 
  • He beat ice skater Tonya Harding and football player Josh Norman to win the mirrorball trophy. 
  • Watch his final two winning dances below.

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The following footage shows a US Air Force C-5 Galaxy taking off from Ilopango airport, located on the eastern part of the city of San Salvador, El Salvador. The massive cargo aircraft, with a wingspan of 222 ft 9 in (67.89 m), exceeding the runway’s 148 ft (45.1 m), generates a spectacular cloud of dust.

What makes the video really interesting is the fact that the giant American cargo aircraft uses most of runway 33 (2,240m/7,349ft in length), proving the somehow unknown STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) capabilities of the C-5.

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UK neobank Monzo wants its customers to disclose their mental health problems to allow the neobank to better tailor its offerings and support services. One in four UK citizens with a mental health problem also has a problem with debt, compared with only 8% of people without a mental health problem, according to Money and Mental Health.

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  • A Twitter thread of little-known movie trivia is blowing our minds right now.
  • David Amador, an independent game developer based in Lisbon, Portugal, told INSIDER that he compiled the comprehensive thread for fun.
  • From Disney movies like "Hercules" to live-action movies like "Star Wars" and "Jurassic Park" this viral thread has everything.
  • We highlighted some of the best facts. 


Whether it's all the Easter eggs in the most recent episode of "Riverdale" or a fan theory that connects all the kingdoms in the Disney universe, behind-the-curtain trivia is undeniably fascinating.

That's why a Twitter thread of little-known movie facts is totally blowing our minds right now.

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  • Kohl's first-quarter earnings beat on both the top and bottom lines. 
  • Comparable sales increased 3.6%, surpassing the 2.7% estimate. 
  • Kohl's raised its full year 2018 guidance. 
  • Shares rise more than 5% before the opening bell. 
  • Watch Kohl's trade in real-time here.

Kohl's is rising more than 5% in pre-market trading Tuesday after reporting first-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates. Shares wiped out gains after the conference call started at 9 a.m. 

The mall-based retailer reported earnings of $0.64, easily surpassing the $0.50 that analysts surveyed by Bloomberg were anticipating. Kohl's revenue came in at $4.2 billion compared to the $3.96 billion that was expected. It also reported same store sales of 3.6%, surpassing the 2.7% estimate.  

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Crude prices rose Tuesday morning after the US toughened its stance on Iran and Venezuela, key oil producers and OPEC members. 

West Texas Intermediate rose as much as 2% to to $72.72 per barrel. Brent, the international benchmark climbed 0.83% to $80.11 a barrel around 8:45 a.m. ET. Both have shot to multi-year highs over the past few weeks.

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Get the classics back. There are loads of amazing games that came out when the PlayStation 2, but after the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4 came out, not many of the games were able to be played on those consoles. Sometimes you need some nostalgia in your life, if only to play all of the previous Kingdom Hearts games before the new one is released later this year. Now, you have access to loads of PlayStation 2 games that you can play on your PS4. With games like Destroy All Humans! and Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, you can grab all of these classics for your console. ADK Damashii Ape Escape 2 Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits Art of Fighting Anthology Bully Dark Cloud Destroy All Humans! Destroy All Humans! 2 Eternal Ring FantaVision Fatal Fury Battle Archives: Volume 2 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland Kinetica The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate March The King of Fighters 2000 The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga Manhunt The Mark of Kri Max Payne Metal Slug Anthology Okage: Shadow King PaRappa the Rapper 2 Psychonauts Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords Red Dead Revolver Red Faction Red Faction II Resident Evil -Code: Veronica X Rise of the Kasai Rogue...

Health worker, a mother and two daughters and an opera employee were remembered on second day

The Grenfell Tower inquiry heard more tributes to people who died in the fire, as the emotional process of commemorations continued to reveal the lives of those who called the tower home and stitch together a picture of a highly integrated, happy and now devastated community.

The last of 72 people to die as a result of the June 2017 disaster, a Spanish-born health worker, an Egyptian mother and her two daughters and a 45-year-old British woman who worked at Holland Park opera were all remembered on the second day of the inquiry on Tuesday at the Millennium Gloucester hotel in Kensington.

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A new TV drama based on Edward St Aubyn’s books captures the untold truth of heroin addiction – the blood, dirty hits and banality. For one former addict, it brought a harrowing decade back to life

I never flew on Concorde. I seldom dared leave London during my 20s. I was never sexually abused by my father. (I somehow managed to hate myself enough without being forced to endure that horror.) I never shot up heroin in the penthouse suite of a flash, New York hotel. I shot up heroin in grubby bedrooms and the back of cars.

But to concentrate on the differences between Patrick Melrose and me is to commit a major category error. Edward St Aubyn’s five semi-autobiographical novels contain some of the most viscerally accurate depictions ever written of what it means – and how it feels – to be an addict. And watching them come to life in the virtuoso performance by Benedict Cumberbatch in the new TV drama has brought the memories flooding back. In just a few hours of television, superbly scripted by David Nicholls, the checklist has been near-enough complete.

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A record number of refugees arrived in Europe between 2015 and 2016. First comes the excitement but soon they realise it is not entirely like home. Two years have passed and refugees living in UK, Spain, France and Germany tell whether reality met their expectations.

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Wall Street JournalUS, China Edge Toward Trade ResolutionWall Street JournalThe U.S. and China are moving closer toward resolving their trade dispute, with the two sides agreeing on the broad outlines of a reprieve for embattled Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. and Beijing easing tariffs on imported cars. The two sides had ...China's ZTE has long been on Washington's radar, for quite a few reasons. Here's the story.Washington PostThe US will help save ZTE even though it broke international lawsEngadgetThe ZTE Debacle Has Exposed A US-China Rift -- Here's What It Means For Global BusinessForbesZDNet -Fortune -Financial Times -Wall Street Journalall 64 news articles »