Teenage Spider-Man reboot is surprisingly good

Teenage Spider-Man reboot is surprisingly good

Posted July 06, 2017 09:36:07 Photo: Tom Holland plays an over-eager young superhero in the latest adaptation of Spider-Man. (Supplied: CTMG) Of all the comic book adaptations, Spider-Man is the one that’s been rebooted the most in recent years. This is the third Spider-Man we’ve seen so far this century, and it’s the result of a business deal struck between two studios: Sony and Marvel, a subsidiary of Disney. Marvel of course invented Spidey, but they gave away the rights to make the movies long ago. Now they have won…

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Artist creates giant portrait of Putin in Italian field

Artist creates giant portrait of Putin in Italian field

Updated July 05, 2017 17:31:07 External Link: Facebook video: artist creates Vladimir Putin portrait in field Related Story: Trump, Putin to hold official bilateral meeting at G20 summit A giant portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin has appeared in a field in Castagnaro, near the northern Italian city of Verona. Alongside was the caption “G20 2017” and the signature of Italian land-artist Dario Gambarin. Gambarin used a tractor to create the 135-metre-wide picture just a few days ahead of the G20 summit, to be held in Hamburg on July 7…

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NSW coroner announces inquest into murder of environment officer

NSW coroner announces inquest into murder of environment officer

Updated July 06, 2017 00:46:45 Video: Coronial inquest announced into Glen Turner murder (Lateline) The New South Wales coroner will hold an inquest into the death of murdered environment officer Glen Turner, who was gunned down by a farmer in 2014 in the state’s north-west. The father of two had been investigating illegal land clearing on Ian Turnbull’s property, near Croppa Creek. Turnbull, 79, was found guilty of murdering Mr Turner and sentenced to 35 years’ jail but died in custody from a heart attack in March. A spokesperson for…

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Hawks break-in: IT thieves target South Africa's elite police

Hawks break-in: IT thieves target South Africa's elite police

Image copyrightSouth African Police Service Image caption The Hawks are an elite unit focused on serious crimes and corruptionSouth Africa’s elite “Hawks” police unit has been hit by a mystery break-in at its headquarters in the capital, Pretoria. A spokesman said thieves made off with hard drives and other computer equipment early on Wednesday. Hawks sources believe the crime was an inside job rather than a burglary, local media reported. “No dockets (case files) were stolen,” Hawks spokesman Hangwani Mulaudzi told Reuters. The unit’s human resources, finance and supply chain…

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