• Netflix Scoops Up International Rights To Star Trek TV Series
Netflix Scoops Up International Rights To Star Trek TV Series

In other Star Trek news, Netflix today also announced it will screen CBS's new Star Trek TV series into 188 countries including Australia. CBS promises a new ship, characters, and missions, while adding that the new show will embrace "the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation", according to a press release.

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  • Legendary playback singer Mubarak Begum dies at 80
Legendary playback singer Mubarak Begum dies at 80

She also sang a duet " Aaiye Aao Chalen Chalen Wahan" with another fledgling talent, Lata Mangeshkar. Begum herself used to say she lost out because of political machinations and conspiracies in the film industry and therefore remained under-utilised.

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  • Three-way playoff to end Marathon Classic
Three-way playoff to end Marathon Classic

SYMETRA: Clariss Guce won the Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic for her first Symetra Tour title, making a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-3 closing hole for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke victory over Ally McDonald and Sophia Popov. Even today I had a few that were so close to going in and didn't drop, I felt like I did leave a few out there. ...

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  • Model Qandeel Baloch laid to rest in Dera Ghazi Khan
Model Qandeel Baloch laid to rest in Dera Ghazi Khan

She was also outspoken on the conditions women face in Pakistan, where an estimated 1000 women each year are murdered by their families in honour killings. "Apparently, it is honour killing but further investigations would reveal the real motives behind this murder". Some said it was good news and praised her brother for killing her while other...

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  • The Obamas, Sanders, Bill Clinton to speak at Democratic Convention
The Obamas, Sanders, Bill Clinton to speak at Democratic Convention

Her name being left off the preliminary list of speakers is leading to speculation on social media that this is a sign that Warren will be Clinton's running mate. Activist and professor Cornel West endorsed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Thursday, calling her the "only progressive woman in the race" in a jab at Hillary Clinton.

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  • Hong Kong family hurt in German knife attack on train
Hong Kong family hurt in German knife attack on train

Germany has thus far escaped the kind of large-scale jihadist attacks seen in the southern French city of Nice last week, in which 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel used a truck to mow down people leaving a Bastille Day fireworks display, killing 84 people.

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  • How the Baton Rouge Police Shootings Unfolded
How the Baton Rouge Police Shootings Unfolded

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards placed the blame squarely on Long as an outside intruder, saying that it had been days since protests in Baton Rouge had resulted in any arrests, and few incidents of serious violence had been reported since the Alton Sterling shooting on July 5.

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  • JPMorgan Chase earnings boosted by loan, deposit growth
JPMorgan Chase earnings boosted by loan, deposit growth

The bank now has a minimum wage of $10.15 an hour plus benefits. The Corporate & Investment Bank segment, comprising Banking and Markets & Investor Services, offers investment banking, market-making, prime brokerage, and treasury and securities products and services to corporations, investors, financial institutions, and government and municipal en...

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  • Corey Seager Hits 15 Home Runs in Round 1 of HR Derby
Corey Seager Hits 15 Home Runs in Round 1 of HR Derby

Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts hits fifth, ahead of Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, Bosox right fielder Mookie Betts, Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez and Red Sox left fielder Jackie Bradley. Frazier hit 13 in the final round. The team's marketing department sent out an email earlier in the day, offering fans 1% off future tickets for e...

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  • Officials Provide Details On Baton Rouge Shooting Investigation
Officials Provide Details On Baton Rouge Shooting Investigation

Jackson said while in uniform he gets nasty looks, and out of uniform some people consider him a threat. The black US Marine Corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Louisiana's capital targeted them and assassinated them , authorities say as the United States reeled from the latest deadly violence involving police and African-Am...

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  • Calvin Harris Slams Taylor Swift On Twitter
Calvin Harris Slams Taylor Swift On Twitter

In a series of explosive tweets , Calvin Harris publicly defenestrated his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift on Wednesday. In his tweets, Harris confirmed this was the case but stresses that Swift wanted to keep her name out of it and is only now attempting to claim it to make him look bad.

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  • Dozens Of Wrestlers Sue WWE Over Neurological Injuries
Dozens Of Wrestlers Sue WWE Over Neurological Injuries

In a statement, the WWE basically says this lawsuit is based on lies and is likely to be thrown out of court. Hall of Famer Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is among dozens of wrestlers who filed a lawsuit against WWE on Monday, alleging the company ignored the severity and long-term impact of head injuries.

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  • China bans Ghostbusters reboot
China bans Ghostbusters reboot

The new Ghostbusters movie has reportedly been denied a release in China, the world's second biggest film market. Paul Feig's Ghostbusters reboot has been enjoying generally decent/good reviews ( you can check out ours here), and looks set for a very respectable opening weekend at the US box office - but THR is reporting on some news tha...

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  • Trump Officially Introduces Pence as Vice President Pick
Trump Officially Introduces Pence as Vice President Pick

The Pence campaign staff, with Nick Ayers as senior adviser, will manage day-to-day operations for Pence and work with the remainder of the Trump campaign team. Many in the media have focused on whether the campaign bungled this moment, but Trump's strength has been in his ability to get attention by not following the script.

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  • 'Mr. Robot' reboots for season two
'Mr. Robot' reboots for season two

Robot " season 2. Elliot's delusions in season 2 are stronger than the previous season. Not everything is what it seemsMr. He doubles as a vigilante hacker and gets swept up in a hacker group called fsociety-the goal of which is to erase all debt from the world.

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  • Donald Trump Introduces Wife Melania Trump At Republican Convention
Donald Trump Introduces Wife Melania Trump At Republican Convention

She looked every bit the part. Robertson joked he and Trump had three things in common: they were successful businessmen, had hit television shows and had wives "more attractive than we are". "No more room for small thinking", she continued. "He is tough when he has to be, but he's also kind and fair and caring". This kindness is not always n...

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  • New Season To Have Fewer Episodes? HBO Announced Some Major
New Season To Have Fewer Episodes? HBO Announced Some Major

Now that the sixth season aired it's finale June 26 this year, the next season will not only start months later than usual, but will be shorter than previous seasons. began it's filming in early summer, but with the show's long-awaited "winter" finally upon us, the showrunners are waiting for more "grim, gray weather" to fit the next season's theme...

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  • Reports Indicate 'Ghostbusters' May Be Banned From Release In China
Reports Indicate 'Ghostbusters' May Be Banned From Release In China

The paper noted that official Chinese censorship guidelines prohibit films which "promote cults or superstition". Dead Man's Chest, which has a ghost-centric plot, was denied a release there in 2006. "The reboot, however, has been reworked as '超能敢死队, ' meaning 'Super Power Dare Die Team .'" So maybe there was some thought it was eligible, but it...

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  • Sidney Crosby and Stanley Cup spottings in Cole Harbour
Sidney Crosby and Stanley Cup spottings in Cole Harbour

Crosby has been making rounds with the Cup since picking it up at the airport Friday. "I had never seen it before, it was awesome". The Pittsburgh Penguins captain has the Stanley Cup in town for a parade on Saturday to celebrate his team's National Hockey League title win this season.

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  • White House says more Black Lives Matter protests 'a good thing'
White House says more Black Lives Matter protests 'a good thing'

Anthony police officer during a traffic stop in nearby Falcon Heights. It appears America is sitting on a live volcano of civil unrest, and it won't take much more to touch off a civil uprising. The case is taught in psychology courses around the country as an example of how even subconscious, split-second prejudice can be deadly. In a study of H...

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