San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Without Marvel and HBO, others get a chance to pop

Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there’s usually a line that precedes it. Watch video SAN DIEGO (AP) — Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there’s usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off Wednesday night in San Diego, there were lines everywhere — to get onto the convention floor to buy merchandise at the stroke of 6 p.m., to have the life scared out of them at the DC Universe Swamp Thing “experience,” to gaze at pretty Laika characters, to get into a Hall H panel Thursday morning… Read More

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Marvel’s Iron Fist season 2 will begin streaming on September 7th

Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel announced that Iron Fist would return to Netflix for its second season on September 7th, and the news was accompanied by a short teaser showing Danny Rand (Finn Jones) fighting on the streets of New York City. The teaser hints that Danny and the city will face some sort of larger conflict, and he sees it as his duty to protect his new home. The show comes shortly after the larger Netflix team-up show, The Defenders, and follows the sophomore seasons for Netflix’s other Marvel shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage. But while Iron Fist was one of the most-watched shows from Marvel… Read More

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Paul Bennett Gunned Down In Driveway In Case Of ‘Mistaken Identity’: B.C. Police

SURREY, B.C. — The wife of a man gunned down in what police say was a case of mistaken identity is pleading for any information that would solve the murder the family is struggling to understand. Paul Bennett, 47, was shot in his driveway in Surrey, B.C., on the afternoon of June 23. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Thursday he was the unintended victim of a targeted shooting. Darlene Bennett described her husband as the kind of man who wore his heart on his sleeve, volunteered his time freely, both as a hockey coach for their boys or to fill a call shift at the hospital where he worked.… Read More

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Donna Elder, Edmonton Driver, Charged With ‘Intentionally’ Running Over 85-Year-Old

A 60-year-old Edmonton driver has been charged with aggravated assault, after she allegedly used her SUV to target a 85-year-old woman that she knew. The victim was outside of a KFC restaurant near the Meadowlark Shopping Centre on Wednesday evening when she was hit by a 2007 Toyota RAV4 SUV, said Edmonton police in a news release. According to surveillance video, the SUV had driven onto the sidewalk, hit the elderly pedestrian, backed up and then drove forward again, smashing into the wall of the restaurant, reported Global News. Police arrested and charged Donna Elder, who remains in custody until her next court appearance. Elder and the victim knew each… Read More

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Dyon Smart Charged With Allegedly Attempting To Murder 5-Year-Old Boy

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A 28-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and a young boy is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after disappearing from his home northwest of Toronto overnight, police said Thursday. Peel regional police said the five-year-old was found unconscious Thursday morning near a set of train tracks in Brampton, Ont., and taken to hospital with unspecified injuries. Dyon Smart of Brampton was arrested shortly after and is “known to the family” of the boy, Const. Harinder Sohi said. Suspect has ‘previous criminal history’ Smart also is charged with aggravated assault, failing to comply with recognizance and breach of a probation order. Const. Sarah Patten said Smart has… Read More

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Longueuil, Que. Police Officer Patrick Ouellet Found Guilty In Dangerous-Driving Death Of Nicholas Thorne-Belance

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A Montreal-area police officer was found guilty Thursday of dangerous driving causing the death of a five-year-old boy in 2014. Nicholas Thorne-Belance was a passenger in his father’s car when it was struck by an unmarked police cruiser driven by Patrick Ouellet. Ouellet’s trial last month heard he was travelling at about 110 km/h in a 50 km/h zone when he hit the vehicle carrying the boy. The youngster died a few days later. Ouellet, a provincial police officer, was on surveillance duty when the crash occurred. ‘Objectively dangerous’ driving In his ruling, Quebec court Judge Eric Simard concluded there was nothing to justify the risk Ouellet… Read More

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