Protesters in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., St. Louis and major cities across the country marched this weekend bringing attention to the recent incidents of police brutality against African Americans and to protest the recent Mike Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions.
The film, starring US actors Seth Rogen and James Franco, is a comedy about a CIA plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un, played by Randall Park. North Korea has vowed 'merciless retaliation' against what it calls a 'wanton act of terror' -- although it has denied involvement in a massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the studio behind the film.
Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of Middle-Earth, in the third of a trilogy of films based on JRR Tolkien's 1937 novel.
Pro-democracy activists occupy Hong Kong, economic leaders go head to head in Beijing, President Jinping declares war on pollution, and World Cup fever sweeps a nation that gradually continues to open up to Western culture.
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