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Top Gun sequel release date delayed by a year

Top Gun sequel release date delayed by a year

Paramount Studios said Top Gun: Maverick will now hit cinemas on 26 June, 2020, instead of 12 July, 2019. The film, which sees Tom Cruise reprising his role of Maverick alongside new cast member Miles Teller, began early production in May and is due to resume next month. However, a statement from Paramount said filmmakers are going to need the […]

Tennis star plays down US Open sexism row

Tennis star plays down US Open sexism row

Alize Cornet was handed a code violation during her three-set defeat to Johanna Larsson on Tuesday. The 28-year-old had left the court at Flushing Meadows following a medically induced heat break and returned without realising her top was on incorrectly, prompting her to quickly take it off and put it on the right way round. Umpire Christian Rask immediately issued […]

Google hits back at Donald Trump‘s latest bias claim

Google hits back at Donald Trump‘s latest bias claim

Mr Trump, who has 54 million followers on Twitter, tweeted a video with the message “#StoptheBias”. The clip, which purportedly contains screenshots of the search engine‘s homepage, shows the page displaying live links to watch Mr Obama‘s speeches each year from 2012 to 2016, but not a link to Mr Trump‘s from 2017 onwards. But Google dismissed the allegation, saying […]

Republican‘s ‘monkey‘ comment sparks racism row

Republican‘s ‘monkey‘ comment sparks racism row

Ron DeSantis – a staunch supporter of the American president – came under fire for his remarks on Fox News for their racial undertones after winning his party‘s nomination on Tuesday. Referring to his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum, he told the channel: “The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist […]

Mystery woman who rang doorbells identified as lover found dead

Mystery woman who rang doorbells identified as lover found dead

The woman was partially dressed and had what appeared to be broken restraints on both wrists. Footage of her, dressed in just a white t-shirt, was captured on one home‘s surveillance camera in the Sunrise Ranch area of Montgomery, north of Houston. Lieutenant Scott Spencer, of the Montgomery County Sheriff‘s Office, said the 32-year-old woman was a domestic violence victim. […]

Jennifer Lawrence nude photo hacker jailed

Jennifer Lawrence nude photo hacker jailed

George Garofano was sentenced in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he was told he must also serve three years of supervised released and perform 60 hours of community service. Garofano was one of four men arrested in the 2014 hacking scandal that led to private photos of Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and others being made public. Authorities say the hackers used […]

NASA astronaut becomes first to quit for 50 years

NASA astronaut becomes first to quit for 50 years

Robb Kulin, 35, a former SpaceX engineer from Alaska, is the first astronaut candidate since 1968 to have departed from the training. The last candidates to have left before becoming fully-fledged astronauts were John Llewellyn and Brian O‘Leary, each of whom NASA said was “not progressing as he should”. Image: Robb Kulin (top left) posing with classmates and US Vice […]