Media Fakery

July2016

Assange: ‘We have more material related to the Hillary Clinton campaign’

(CNN)WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is boasting about how his group’s release of hacked Democratic National Committee emails is affecting the US presidential election — and says it has unreleased information about Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “We have more material related to the Hillary Clinton campaign,” Assange told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on[…]

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child follow the worldwide launch live!

The most anticipated moment for booklovers of 2016 is finally here: JK Rowlings eighth Harry Potter story is released in bookstores across the globe at midnight UK time. Crack open a Butterbeer and follow all the latest! Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/books/live/2016/jul/30/harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child-follow-the-midnight-launch-live

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Here come the B-list, breathing new life into superhero films

A fresh cast of characters has given the movies a boost and the studios know theyre on a winner Steven Spielbergs skill as a film-maker is beyond dispute. As a soothsayer, though, his credentials are shakier. In 2013, he predicted that the superhero movie was heading for the boneyard. Theres[…]

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Real Madrid see off Chelsea before 105,826 at Michigan Stadium

European champions roar past Chelsea in front of second largest crowd ever for a soccer match in the United States A near-record crowd of 105,826 saw Real Madrid score three first-half goals and hang on for a 3-2 win against Chelsea in a friendly at Michigan Stadium on Saturday. The[…]

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Bob and Mike Bryan to miss Rio Games over health concerns

The Bryan brothers, who won Olympic gold in doubles in London 2012, are not going to Rio because of health concerns Bob and Mike Bryan will not defend their Olympic doubles title in Rio de Janeiro, citing health concerns. The American twins announced their withdrawal on Facebook on Saturday, saying[…]

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Albuquerque boy arrested for burping must digest suspension, court rules

Federal appeals court says petty misdemeanor arrest justified after seventh-grader interrupted class with repeated loud belches A federal appeals court has upheld the petty misdemeanor arrest of an Albuquerque student accused of repeatedly disrupting his middle-school class with loud burps. The 10th circuit court of appeals decision ruled that the[…]

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