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Captain Jack Back? More “Pirates of the Caribbean” films may be on the way

Disney – 2017(LOS ANGELES) — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth movie in the franchise starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, opens this weekend, and is expected to rake in somewhere around $80 million for the four days. The trailer may call it the “final” adventure, but executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer tells ABC Radio ... Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse shakes things up with “women-only” “Wonder Woman” screenings

© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC(TEXAS) — The boutique theater chain Alamo Drafthouse’s flagship Austin location caused a stir when it announced it’ll host a women-only screening of Wonder Woman next week. The film, directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Gal Gadot as the iconic superhero. It opens June 2nd. “Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl ... Read More »

FBI joins investigation into Delray Beach woman who disappeared at sea

U.S. Coast Guard(CAY SAL, Bahamas) — The FBI has joined the investigation into the case of a South Florida woman who went missing at sea while sailing with her husband. Isabella Hellmann was last seen by her husband, Lewis Bennett, while they were at sea on the night of May 14, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. FBI Special Agent ... Read More »

US stocks close mixed ahead of holiday weekend

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks closed mixed ahead of the holiday weekend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 2.67 (-0.01 percent) to finish at 21,080.28. The Nasdaq climbed 4.94 (+0.08 percent) to close at 6,210.19, and the S&P 500 finished at 2,415.82, up 0.75 (+0.03 percent) from its open. Despite the small gains, both posted new records. Crude oil was ... Read More »

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily, Italy) — First Lady Melania Trump wore an eye-catching multicolored jacket that retails for more than $51,000 while stepping out in Sicily on Friday. The piece was designed by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, which posted several photos of Trump arriving at the Chierici Palace City Hall of Catania on its Instagram account. A video shows Trump donning ... Read More »

Summer health hazards to watch out for during Memorial Day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With Memorial Day signaling the unofficial kick-off to summer, everyone may be ready to enjoy some fun. But the season can also mean increased risk for a few health hazards like sunburns, spoiled foods and insect bites. Here’s a rundown of the top summer hazards and how to avoid them. Sunburns One of the best parts of ... Read More »

The GOP’s proposed Medicaid cuts could leave millions of women uninsured

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Republican health care bill currently making its way through Congress could have a major impact on how many people have access to health services through Medicaid –changes that would fall disproportionately on women. Today, more than 17 million women in the U.S. aged 18 to 64 have health insurance because of Medicaid, according to data from the ... Read More »

What lies ahead for Trump’s travel ban as the DOJ pursues Supreme Court review

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s continued attempts to limit travel and immigration from some Middle East and African countries was dealt its latest setback Thursday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier, temporary block of his executive order on the matter. In the aftermath, Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged to “seek review of this case in the ... Read More »