Since the final "Harry Potter" installment, "Deathly Hallows: Part 2," premiered onscreen in 2011, the British actor has happily shied away from roles that could even offer up a simple comparison. Now in "Jungle," Radcliffe is taking on another real-life role -- that of Israeli adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg.
The Colonel follows exactly 11 users on Twitter and today one social media savvy user found out the hilarious and punny reason why! Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) follows six men named "Herb" and 5 "Spice" girls from the all-girl British pop group in what appears to be an ode to the company's original-recipe blend of 11 herbs and spices. The original tweet revealing the fast food chain's genius marketing move was first posted by @edgette22 had been favorited more than 484,000 times and retweeted over 200,000 times as of midday Friday.
More than 27 years ago, a woman died after she was shot at her front door by someone dressed as a clown, and a former costume store employee says there is a “strong possibility” that the woman’s accused murderer bought the outfit at her shop. On the morning of May 26, 1990, Marlene Warren was at her home in Wellington, Florida, with her 22-year-old son, Joseph Ahrens, and several of his friends. Ahrens and his friends told police they saw a white car pull into the driveway and that a person in a clown costume came to the front door with flowers and balloons.Warren answered the door, and as the clown offered the items to her, witnesses told police they heard a gunshot.
The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. “We wanted to understand what the ACA did, especially for vulnerable populations,” according to Aparna Soni, a doctoral candidate at the Kelley School of Business of Indiana University whose research on the topic was published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology.
Five arrests were made Thursday in connection with an event that self-described white supremacist Richard Spencer held at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Three men were arrested for their alleged role in a shooting incident following Spencer's speech, according to the Gainesville Police Department. The three individuals -- Tyler Tenbrink, 28, William Fears, 30, and Colton Fears, 28 -- are all from Texas, according to police.
The U.S. Coast Guard has nearly doubled its initial estimate of the amount of oil that seeped from a crack in a pipeline off the coast of Louisiana. The leak was first announced on Oct. 13 from a damaged pipeline operated by LLOG Exploration some 40 miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana. The privately-owned company originally reported between 333,900 to 392,700 gallons of oil were discharged by the broken line, located nearly 5,000 feet beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a press release from the Coast Guard.
U.S.-backed Syrian forces declared victory over ISIS in the terror group's former de facto capital of Raqqa. “We proudly announce today from the heart of the city of Raqqa the victory of our forces in the major battle to defeat the ISIS terror organization, which we defeated in the capital of its alleged caliphate," the Syrian Democratic Forces said in a statement in Arabic on Friday. Raqqa, nestled on the northern bank of the Euphrates River in Syria, fell into the hands of ISIS militants in 2014 and became the heart of their self-declared Islamic caliphate.
Dozens of women have come forward with explosive allegations of sexual harassment, and in some cases, assault, by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.Oscar winners Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Mira Sorvino claimed that they were forced to rebuff Weinstein's unwanted advances. Others alleged sexual assault.The latest to speak out on Thursday was "12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o. The Oscar winner wrote in The New York Times that Weinstein tried to give her a massage and propositioned her for sex.A spokesperson for Weinstein said in a statement, "Mr. ...
An 11-year-old Cub Scout was reportedly kicked out of the program allegedly for asking a Colorado state senator some tough questions during a meeting organized by the Boy Scouts of America. Ames Mayfield was booted last week following an Oct. 9 discussion hosted by his Cub Scout den in Broomfield, Colorado, with Republican Sen. Vicki Marble, his mother, Lori Mayfield, told ABC affiliate KMGH in Denver. Lori Mayfield recorded the tense exchanges between her fifth-grade son and Marble and later posted the videos on YouTube.
Senate Republicans passed a budget late Thursday night, setting the stage for the GOP's ultimate goal of tackling tax reform later this year. The measure is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years, and contains about $4 trillion in spending cuts. “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to replace America’s failing tax codes,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor after the bill was approved.
O.J. Simpson has been seen enjoying life in the Las Vegas area since his release from a Nevada prison Oct. 1. New photos of the former football star and convict show Simpson engaging in ordinary activities, from getting a new driver's license photo taken at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Las Vegas to having selfies snapped with local fans at a bar. Simpson was seen in the video sitting at a bar wearing a white visor and light-blue polo shirt, drinking what appeared to be a bloody Mary and laughing with other patrons.
Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II congratulated the Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of Raqqa. The Syrian city was the capital of ISIS's self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria and was controlled by the terrorist group since 2013.
Travis Wilson was simply signing up for housing when the homeless veteran heard a boom nearby and rushed to the aid of a bloodied victim in a serious car accident. Wilson, who told ABC affiliate WPLG he is a former Navy corpsman, was first on the scene at the accident in Pembroke Pines, Florida, in harrowing video provided to the station. "We get around the corner and I see what's going on and speed up, and then, I just turn it on and go sprinting to the vehicle," Wilson told WPLG.
More than a dozen Charlotte-area students were forced to flee their school bus when the engine exploded and burst into flames on Thursday. Harrowing video shot minutes after the students escaped shows the entire front half of the bus completely engulfed in flames. All 16 students onboard and the driver of the bus managed to escape uninjured.
Former President Barack Obama made his much-anticipated first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail Thursday, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia before elections there next month. Appearing at a rally in Richmond, Virginia with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam, Obama commented on the political climate in the country. “Folks don't feel good right now about what they see, they don't feel as if our public life reflects our best,” Obama said.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly painted an emotional narrative of the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. service member's death during Thursday's White House press briefing, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump found himself in the midst of a controversy over his alleged comments to the widow of a fallen soldier and claims about former presidents' attempts to reach out. Kelly, whose son, 1st Lt. Robert M. Kelly, was killed in action in 2010, described the process of alerting a fallen service member's family about their death and transporting their body back to the United States. Kelly's appearance and somber descriptions during the top of the White House press briefing were his idea and sought to add context as the conversation over the deaths of U.S. soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger have spiraled into political back-and-forth, senior White House officials told ABC News.
Director Quentin Tarantino has expressed remorse about continuing to work with film producer Harvey Weinstein over the years even though he was aware of allegations of misconduct made against him. In a new interview with The New York Times, Tarantino, who worked with Weinstein on nearly every major movie in his filmography, said that he had firsthand knowledge of some of the things the former studio head allegedly did to women, including his ex-girlfriend, Mira Sorvino. Sorvino claimed that Weinstein massaged her shoulders and chased her around a hotel room in an attempt to get physical with her -- a story Tarantino reiterated to the Times.