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  • Batman vs Superman trailer in 1940s style

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Batman and Superman will meet for the first time in a live-action film in March 2016.  But Paul Cornish of FamousFanboy has come up with a "what if" trailer teaming Superman and Batman in the 1940s, with serial stars Kirk Alyn (Superman) and Lewis Wilson (Batman).

  • US officials warn of encrypted communications by extremists

    Updated: 9 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. law enforcement officials expressed concern Wednesday about the growing use of encrypted communication and private messaging by supporters of the Islamic State, saying the technology was complicating efforts to monitor terror suspects and extremists. The officials,...

  • Jerry Seinfeld reveals his greatest 'regret' about his hit sitcom

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    In a conversation with Jerry Seinfeld at the Vulture Festival on Saturday promoting the upcoming season of his web show "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," the comedian revealed that his greatest regret about his hit sitcom, "Seinfeld," was his decision to not following...

  • NBA player reposts, deletes Instagram photo calling Caitlyn Jenner 'science project'

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Two days after Vanity Fair premiered the cover image of its July issue, led by a feature story in which Caitlyn Jenner — the U.S. Olympian and reality television star formerly known as Bruce Jenner — speaks publicly for the first time since completing her gender transition, and...

  • Award-winning 'Game of Thrones' editor killed in lion attack in South Africa

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    The woman mauled to death at a lion park in South Africa on Monday has been identified as an American tourist who has done award-winning visual effects work on "Game of Thrones," Mashable reports. Katherine Chappell, 29, was killed by a lioness that bit her neck while...

  • The selfie swing is the selfie stick's smaller, weirder brother

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Obsessed with selfies, but hate the idea of carrying around a selfie stick? Asus has a different take: the selfie swing, Mashable reports. Launched as a prototype at the Computex trade show in Taiwan as part of the ZenFone Selfie phone presentation, the selfie swing is an optional phone...

  • CNN Panel Gets In Tense Battle Over Caitlyn Jenner

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    A CNN discussion on Caitlyn Jenner revealing her identity in Vanity Fair this weekturned into a fighting match Tuesday night between host Don Lemon and three panelists, The Huffington Post reports. On the panel was transgender TV show host and journalist Zoey Tur, who said back in April:...

  • Problem drinking affects 33 million _ 14 pct. of US adults

    Updated: 19 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Alcohol problems affect almost 33 million adults and most have never sought treatment, according to a government survey that suggests rates have increased in recent years. The study is the first national estimate based on a new term, "alcohol use disorder," in a widely used...

  • Lunch lady reportedly fired for giving hungry kids free meals

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Della Curry is out of work, and unashamed, after being fired by the Cherry Creek School District in Aurora, Colorado, CBS Denver reports. A married mother of two, Curry is the former kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora. She lost her job on Friday after giving school...

  • Got a spare oven? Chimps want to cook their food

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Chimpanzees have the cognitive ability to cook, according to new research, if only someone would give them ovens. The New York Times reports it’s not that the animals are ready to go head-to-head with Gordon Ramsay, but scientists from Harvard and Yale found that chimps have the...

  • George W. Bush gaining favor, new poll shows

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Barack Obama may have something to look forward to once he leaves office. A CNN/ORC poll out this morning shows that a majority of Americans have a positive view of former president George W. Bush. It’s the first time the nation’s 43rd president has had a higher favorable rating...

  • Director Cameron Crowe apologizes for casting Emma Stone in 'Aloha'

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    "Aloha" director Cameron Crowe is responding to some of the fierce backlash that accompanied the release of the movie, USA TODAY reports. The poorly reviewed "Aloha," which had also caused controversy for its use of the Hawaiian word as its title, disturbed...

  • Read Sheryl Sandberg's touching Facebook post on mourning husband

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg took to the social media site on Wednesday to write about mourning the loss of her husband, Dave Goldberg, USA TODAY reports. The SurveyMonkey CEO died in early May from accidental blunt force trauma while exercising.

  • Palace confirms Queen Elizabeth II's medical appointment

    Updated: 31 min ago

    LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace took the unusual step Wednesday of confirming that Queen Elizabeth II went to a hospital for her annual medical checkup after social media comments touched off speculation on her health. The rare statement on a private matter for the queen came after a tweet...

  • VIDEO: Texas football has Tiger cubs roaming around

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    A friend of the Texas Football staff, who is fostering two 10-week-old Bengal tiger cubs, brought them by the office Tuesday in Austin. Charlie Strong was photographed with the Tigers in his office. Relaxed . No word on if the Tigers will be available for the Red River Shootout. But...


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