Stan Lee on how he created Spider-Man

Stan Lee on how he created Spider-Man

American writer Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. Speaking in 2012, the man behind many of Marvel Comics’ famous superheroes explained what he looked for in one of his most iconic characters. By 2017 he would find himself doing Spider-Man’s signature “web-slinging” move on the Hollywood red carpet. Source link

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'

Outcry after police shoot African-American security guard 'hero'

Image copyright CBS Image caption Jemel Roberson hoped to become a police officer himself, friends say An armed security guard at a bar in suburban Chicago was killed by police as he detained a suspected gunman, according to officials and witnesses. After gunfire erupted around 04:00 local time on Sunday, Jemel Roberson, 26, chased down […]

New federal report says Americans should get active by age three

New federal report says Americans should get active by age three

Image copyright PA Image caption The updated guidelines for children recommend starting physical activity early Americans as young as age three have been encouraged to engage in physical activity, according to new federal exercise guidelines. The guidelines, last updated in 2008, used to urge active play from age six. But the US Department of Health […]

Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs engagement shoot

Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs engagement shoot

Image copyright jayceemariephoto Image caption “So, I was shooting this engagement session at a brewery tonight and this dude photobombed us,” photographer Jaycee Brammer said on Instagram A young, American couple were surprised when comedian Dave Chappelle photobombed their engagement shoot. They were even more surprised when their subsequent Reddit post received more than 90,000 […]

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stan Lee was born Stan Lieberman in 1922 American writer and Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. Lee and Jack Kirby founded the company in 1961, beginning with The Fantastic Four and going on to create titles such as Spider-Man and The Incredible […]

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump calls for end of Florida recounts

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump calls for end of Florida recounts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ballots are being recounted across Florida with a deadline of Thursday President Donald Trump has said Florida’s election recounts should be called for Republicans as “an honest vote count is no longer possible”. A recount is under way for the governor and senate races as both have fallen within […]

Asia Bibi: Canada in talks with Pakistan over asylum

Asia Bibi: Canada in talks with Pakistan over asylum

Image copyright Handout Canada is in discussions with Pakistan about granting asylum to a Pakistani Christian woman recently acquitted of blasphemy, according to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Asia Bibi spent eight years on death row before a Pakistani court overturned her sentence and she was freed. Her release sparked violent protests from Islamists in […]

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Senator's 'public hanging' joke criticised

Cindy Hyde-Smith: Senator's 'public hanging' joke criticised

Image copyright EPA Image caption Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing a run off against a Democrat challenger A Republican senator from Mississippi is facing criticism for a joke she made about public hanging. Cindy Hyde-Smith was filmed praising a cattle rancher, saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” […]

Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show

Armistice Day: White House defends Trump WW1 no-show

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Trump attended another scheduled visit to a US cemetery outside Paris on Sunday The White House has defended US President Donald Trump’s decision to miss a memorial event on Saturday after he faced a backlash. Mr Trump, who was in France to mark the centenary of World War One’s […]

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