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Star Wars: The Last Jedi unleashes John Williams’ score — listen

Star Wars: The Last Jedi unleashes John Williams’ score — listen
Many critics may be calling Star Wars: The Last Jedi the best since Empire Strikes Back, but what about the score? As the latest installment of the Skywalker Saga hits theaters this weekend, Disney and Lucasfilm released John Williams’ full score for Episode VIII. If you consider the titles of musical compositions to be spoilers,…

See candid ‘Last Jedi’ moments captured in a galaxy far, far...

See candid ‘Last Jedi’ moments captured in a galaxy far, far away
Joonas Suotamo, who previously appeared in action scenes of The Force Awakens alongside longtime Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew, officially takes over the role with Last Jedi. In a statement issued February 2017, Suotamo praised Mayhew’s performance as Han Solo’s beloved copilot. “Chewbacca is one of the most iconic characters in the history of film, and…

J.K. Rowling reveals where she came up with Harry Potter‘s Hogwarts...

J.K. Rowling reveals where she came up with Harry Potter‘s Hogwarts houses
J.K. Rowling first wrote Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on an old manual typewriter in 1995, and on Friday, she revealed where she came up with one of the manuscript’s core ideas, the Hogwarts houses. The story of Harry Potter in the first book takes him to the school of wizardry, of course, and we learn…

Ashes: England’s Jonny Bairstow says ‘headbutt’ celebration ‘light-hearted fun’

Ashes: England’s Jonny Bairstow says ‘headbutt’ celebration ‘light-hearted fun’
Pint-sized Ashes: Australia strike back on day twoEngland's Jonny Bairstow said his 'headbutt' celebration after his century on day two of the third Ashes Test was "light-hearted fun". Bairstow was accused of headbutting Australia opener Cameron Bancroft at the start of the tour, with both saying the incident was "without malice". After reaching his ton…

Chris Froome: Pat McQuaid says Briton’s adverse drugs test is ‘worrying’...

Chris Froome: Pat McQuaid says Briton’s adverse drugs test is ‘worrying’ for cycling
Chris Froome was tested in September during his Vuelta a Espana winChris Froome's adverse drugs test is "a disaster" for cycling that could lose Team Sky all its credibility, says the ex-head of the sport's governing body. Pat McQuaid, president of the UCI for eight years, told BBC Sport it is "a huge shock... troubling…

Watch: Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup – GB’s Lizzy Yarnold in...

Watch: Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup – GB’s Lizzy Yarnold in skeleton action
Watch: Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup - GB's Lizzy Yarnold in skeleton action - BBC Sport ]]> ]]> Summary LIVE: Heat two - Women's skeleton GB's Laura Deas finishes outside of medal places after second heat, Lizzy Yarnold and Madelaine Smith both finish outside of top ten Latvian Martins Dukurs wins men's skeleton gold with…

Chris Froome: Sir Bradley Wiggins’ wife ‘sorry’ for comments about Team...

Chris Froome: Sir Bradley Wiggins’ wife ‘sorry’ for comments about Team Sky rider
Catherine Wiggins was by her husband's side as he won the Tour de France in 2012The wife of five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has apologised for describing Chris Froome as a 'slithering reptile' on social media. Catherine Wiggins was responding to news of four-time Tour de France winner Froome's "adverse" drugs test. Her husband's…

U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal in a 3-2 vote marked a…

Catholic Church Singled Out In Australian Sex Abuse Report

Catholic Church Singled Out In Australian Sex Abuse Report
The bronze statue of Cardinal Moran stands by the entrance of St. Mary's Cathedral, in Sydney, Australia. Nina Dermawan#145440/Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Nina Dermawan#145440/Moment Editorial/Getty Images The bronze statue of Cardinal Moran stands by the entrance of St. Mary's Cathedral, in Sydney, Australia. Nina Dermawan#145440/Moment Editorial/Getty Images In a far-reaching report on…

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as powerful winds pose new threat

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as powerful winds pose new threat
Despite a couple of days of reduced winds and feverish efforts by firefighters to establish new containment lines, the 249,500-acre Thomas fire has surpassed the size of the Zaca fire, which scorched Santa Barbara County in 2007, according to Dave Zaniboni, a spokesman for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

Seth Meyers on Omarosa’s White House exit: Any room she’s in...

Seth Meyers on Omarosa’s White House exit: Any room she’s in ‘becomes a Situation Room’
Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman has been making headlines of late, first for finding herself on the receiving end of that show’s catchphrase as she exited her role at the White House Office of Public Liaison on Wednesday — reportedly after a heated confrontation with President Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly. Then during a Good Morning America…

House to vote on spending bill that Senate won’t pass, rekindling...

House to vote on spending bill that Senate won’t pass, rekindling shutdown showdown
House Republican leaders filed a government funding bill late Wednesday that bows to the wishes of conservative lawmakers but is widely seen as unpassable in the Senate because of Democratic opposition. The move sets up a showdown between the two chambers and the two parties ahead of a deadline of midnight Dec. 22 to avoid…