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Chris Evans Hilariously Responds to Leslie Jones' 'Husband' Comments After Watching 'Infinity War'

Chris Evans knows how to get the ladies’ attention, specifically Leslie Jones‘.

The Saturday Night Live cast member watched the superhero flick Avengers: Infinity War for the first time earlier this week, live-tweeting the experience — and the results were hilarious. During the film, Jones got very excited when Evans’ Captain America appeared on-screen and couldn’t help but express her thoughts about his rugged new look.

“Dayum!! Captain America,” she tweeted alongside a video where she can be heard saying, “Ladies and gentleman, introducing my mother**king husband. Oh my God, Captain America you are fine as f**k. And you got a beard. Motherf**ker, yeah!”

Evans took notice of Jones’ tweet, hilariously replying, “What’s truly shocking is that this is EXACTLY what @Paul_Bettany says to me every time I enter a room. Verbatim.”

Of course, Jones couldn’t help but reply back, writing, “LMAO!! I’ll be your huckleberry baby!! Lol lol”

The comedian continued to live-tweet the rest of the movie, getting very upset with its ending.


During the final moments, Jones got livid when Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury disintegrated while making an urgent call.

“NOOOOOOO! Who was he calling?!” Jones tweeted.

It was then that Brie Larson, who will enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain Marvel next year, tweeted “New # who dis?”

Marvel fans, obviously, went wild!

ET recently sat down with Infinity Wars directors Anthony and Joe Russo, where they dished and explained the film’s spoilers.

Watch below to hear what they shared.


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Our 11 Biggest Questions After 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Massive spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War” below.

The entirety of Avengers: Infinity War is chockablock with exclamation point moments: Steve Rogers meeting Groot! Peter Parker pulling an Aliens! Black Widow, Okoye and Scarlet Witch teaming up to take down Proxima Midnight! The unexpected return of Red Skull! A distress call to Captain Marvel! And an ending that blew my mind, leaving me feeling like Vision after Thanos ripped an Infinity Stone out of his head! After the lights came on in the theater, though, I had a few lingering questions to be answered.

How does Ant-Man and the Wasp possibly follow Infinity War?

Not in how high the bar has been raised — though, also that — but Infinity War ended with half of life on Earth turning to ash. Does Ant-Man and the Wasp take place in a world where half the population just…disappeared? That seems like it’d be sort of a big deal. In the same vein as Ragnarok taking place around the same time as Civil War, does this Ant-Man take place during the timeline of Infinity War? And the end-credits scene will be Ant-Man or Wasp disappearing?

Which other superheroes were raptured?

We get eyes on most of the heroes from this movie that disappeared with a snap of Thanos’ fingers: Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Groot, Scarlet Witch, Star-Lord and Spider-Man, among others. But what about Shuri? And Wong? Are they still around? And what about the superheroes who weren’t in the movie? Could Ant-Man, Hawkeye, Nakia or Vakyrie turn up, unraptured, to help out in Avengers 4?

Who survived the Asgardian massacre?

Is Valkyrie even still alive? At the beginning of the movie, Thanos attacks the Asgardian’s ship, it seems, purging half the Asgardians aboard before claiming the Space Stone. Yet we see neither see hide nor hair of Thor: Rangarok‘s breakout star: Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie. Not to mention, Korg and Miek. Did they escape with the surviving Asgardians and are somewhere in the cosmos? There’s no way they were killed off off-screen, right?

Will Gamora’s death stick?

There are deaths in Infinity War and there are “deaths.” The characters that ashed in the end will be brought back, somewhere, somehow. A number of characters met their maker before that, however. I can believe that Heimdall, Loki and Vision are gone for good, but it’s harder to buy Gamora death, sacrificed by Thanos in his quest for the Soul Stone. (Would they really kill off Gamora with Guardians Vol. 3 on the horizon?) As it happens, this is the exact type of situation where the Soul Stone comes in handy…

That’s not the last we’ve seen of the Soul Stone, is it?

One of the biggest and best-kept secrets of the film came during Gamora and Thanos’ sojourn to Vormir, where it’s revealed that the Stonekeeper safeguarding the Soul Stone is none other than…Red Skull, the Stone-obsessed villain of Captain America: The First Avenger. (In that film, Red Skull was played by Hugo Weaving, but here it is nano-impressionist Ross Marquand.) Assuming the Stones are still functional post-snap, I’ve got a feeling the Soul Stone — and the true extent of its powers — will come into play in Avengers 4, But is this the last we’ve seen of Red Skull? Will we return to Vormir? (And after all the theories about where the Soul Stone was located, why Vormir, a relatively non-important location from the comics?)

When will Peter Quill finally return to Earth?

The legendary outlaw known as Star-Lord has not set foot on Earth since Yondu beamed him up more than 30 years ago. With the Guardians finally teaming up with Earth’s mightiest heroes, I assumed this would be a crucial moment in Infinity War — but the closest Quill got to his home world was Titan. (He did encounter earthlings in Tony Stark, Stephen Strange and Peter Parker.) Groot and Rocket, meanwhile, have now visited Wakanda, so Quill’s pilgrimage to Earth can’t be too far behind.

When will Tony Stark and Steve Rogers mend fences?

One major yarn connecting Civil War to Infinity War was the schism between Iron Man and Captain America — at the beginning of the movie, Tony refuses to call Steve, even as NYC is being invaded by alien henchmen, and the film ends without the two ever interacting. Now, when it is absolutely imperative they put their differences aside and work together, Tony is seemingly stuck who knows how many miles away on Titan, while Steve is in Wakanda.

Is Hulk afraid of Thanos?

Infinity War isn’t completely devoid of the big guy. In the first minutes, he’s called on to clobber Thanos…but winds up getting the green beat out of him. After Hulk is Bifrosted to Earth, Banner calls on him a number of times to no avail. (The money shot from the trailer, of Hulk slo-mo running alongside the rest of the Avengers, is not in the movie.) Is the Hulk refusing to show himself because he’s terrified of the Mad Titan? Or is something else at play?

What did Doctor Strange mean by “We’re in the endgame now”?

Ahead of their showdown with Thanos, Doctor Strange looked into the future — cool new power! — and saw a million predictions of how the scenario would play out, but only one in which the Avengers and Guardians emerge victorious. And though you would assume maintaining possession of the Time Stone would be imperative to clinching that victory, he is pretty casual about handing it over to Thanos. (Admittedly, in exchange for Tony’s life). What does Strange know about the endgame that the others don’t? And why didn’t he clue them in to it?

Where did everybody go? How will they come back? And does any of it involve the Kree-Skrull War?

Infinity War leaves us in a place few Marvel movies have: With genuinely no idea of what will happen next. Are the raptured heroes dead? Or were they transported somewhere else? (An alternate dimension or timeline, perhaps?) We know they have to come back somehow — the Guardians, Black Panther and Spider-Man all have future movies in the works — but…how? And how do the Kree and Skrull connect to any of this? (The Kree-Skrull War is a significant arc plucked from the comics about warring alien races that will play out in Captain Marvel, the movie preceding Avengers 4.)

What is the title of Avengers 4?

Avengers: Endgame, maybe? Something more specifically spoiler-y?


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'An unspoken injury of war:' U.S. surgeons perform extensive penis transplant

A U.S. veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world’s most extensive penis transplant, and doctors say he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week.

Saying they wanted to address “an unspoken injury of war,” Johns Hopkins University surgeons rebuilt the man’s entire pelvic region — transplanting a penis, scrotum and part of the abdominal wall from a deceased donor — in a highly experimental 14-hour operation last month.

Such transplants “can help those warriors with missing genitalia just as hand and arm transplant transformed the lives of amputees,” Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee, Hopkins’ chairman of plastic and reconstructive surgery, told reporters Monday.

The patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function.

Penis transplants have generated intense interest among veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan.(Devon Stuart for Johns Hopkins Medicine)

The scrotum transplant did not include the donor’s testicles, meaning reproduction won’t be possible. “We just felt there were too many unanswered ethical questions” with that extra step, said Hopkins’ Dr. Damon Cooney.

Three other successful penis transplants have been reported, two in South Africa and one in 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Those transplants involved only the penis, not extensive surrounding tissue that made this transplant much more complex.

The loss of a penis, whether from cancer, accident or war injury, is emotionally traumatic, affecting urination, sexual intimacy and the ability to conceive a child. Many patients suffer in silence because of the stigma their injuries sometimes carry.

Doctors sometimes reconstruct the form of a penis from a patient’s own skin, usually to treat congenital abnormalities or during transgender surgery. That requires using implants to achieve erection.

For a functional penis transplant, surgeons must connect tiny nerves and blood vessels. Candidates face some serious risks, including rejection of the tissue and side effects from anti-rejection drugs that must be taken for life.

But penis transplants have generated intense interest among veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, and a few years ago Hopkins surgeons began planning and rehearsing how to perform such a complex operation in patients with widespread tissue damage.

‘I felt finally more normal’

The Department of Defence Trauma Registry has recorded 1,367 male service members who survived with genitourinary injuries between 2001 and 2013. It’s not clear how many victims lost all or part of the penis.

Hopkins is screening additional veterans to see if they are good candidates for this type of reconstructive transplant. Finding donors is an additional hurdle: In the U.S., people or their families who agree to donate organs such as the heart or lung must be asked separately about also donating a penis, hand, face or other body part.

The Hopkins patient received an extra experimental step, an infusion of bone marrow from his donor that research suggests may help a recipient’s immune system better tolerate a transplant.

Surgeons said that is enabling the veteran to take one anti-rejection drug instead of several.

In a statement from Hopkins, the patient was quoted as saying: “When I first woke up, I felt finally more normal.”

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With Iran operating in Syria, Israel girds itself for 'First Northern War'

The Iranian drone that flew into Israeli airspace from Syria earlier this month was never really a threat for Israel’s powerful air force, but its short flight has revived long-held worries in Israel that the country’s archenemy is operating on its doorstep.

Tensions have subsided after the dramatic events that unfolded just before dawn on the morning of Feb. 10, an encounter that ended with the Israelis shooting down the drone and losing an F-16 fighter plan in the resulting skirmish. 

The incident has heightened fears that Iran’s deep entrenchment in Syria, where the civil war is about to enter its eighth year, could spark a new and dangerous regional war.

At the moment, Israeli military commanders have their binoculars trained not only on the frontier with Syria along the Golan Heights, but they’re also keeping close watch on the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, operating just over Israel’s northern border.


A view of Syria from the Israeli side of the Golan Heights. Israel completed a security fence along the frontier in 2014. (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

“Israel will have to face two fronts at the same time: one in Syria, one in Lebanon,” said Yaakov Amidror, a former Israeli national security advisor.

The concern is that the next conflict could see Israel locked in what some in the region are now calling the “First Northern War” — a military engagement of the kind Israel hasn’t seen since the Yom Kippur War of 1973 involving Arab states, led by Syria and Egypt.

Hezbollah: ‘Much stronger’

For years, one of the largest security threats Israel has faced has been the arsenal procured by Hezbollah, which is believed to have between 100,000 to 150,000 short-, medium- and long-range missiles — supplied by Iran — that experts say could hit target every city in Israel.

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The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, which is led by Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, is thought to have between 100,000 to 150,000 short-, medium- and long-range missiles. (Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)

Israel last fought a full-scale war with Hezbollah in 2006, and tensions have remained high, even though the border with Lebanon has been quiet in the decade since.

What has changed is the battle experience gained by Hezbollah fighters after years of fighting in Syria. The militant group has been an important ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Along with the backing of Iran and Russia, Hezbollah has helped keep Assad in power.

It’s thought the group has 50,000 soldiers at the ready. An unnamed Hezbollah commander said last year that 10,000 Hezbollah fighters are in the Golan, prepared to confront Israel, along with missile bases and tunnel networks. 

“Hezbollah is much stronger than it used to be,” said Sarit Zehavi, a major in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) reserves and founder of the ALMA think tank, which focuses on security issues along Israel’s northern border.

“They hold tanks, they have much better capabilities than before, they know how to manoeuvre big forces,” Zehavi said. “They learned how to occupy a village in Syria. They conducted massive battles there. And this knowledge is being brought to our border.”


Sarit Zehavi gestures toward Lebanon from near the border fence that separates Israel from Lebanon. (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

Israel and Syria’s long war

Israel has long said it does not want to get dragged into the complex, seemingly unending conflict in Syria. But the Israelis are without a doubt participants, having launched approximately 100 attacks against Hezbollah weapons convoys since 2012.

When mortars and rockets have landed on the Israeli side of the disputed Golan Heights, Israeli tanks and artillery units have fired into Syria in retaliation.

Several Israeli communities, including Alonei HaBashan in the Golan Heights, have reported minor damage to buildings from errant projectiles from Syria. Last spring, medical workers discovered a bullet, believed to have come from Syria, in the back of a young woman from the community.

Despite being awakened every couple of months by air raid warning sirens, Alonei HaBashan resident Rivka Levy said it is “peaceful” in her community, which sits less than a kilometre away from the frontier with Syria.

While she sometimes hears sounds of fighting wafting over the green hills of the Golan, Levy said she doesn’t worry. “When I see

[an Israeli] soldier, I know that he will be able to protect me.”


Rivka Levy lives in the Golan community of Alonei HaBashan, which is located less than a kilometre from Syria. (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

Even so, a report by the Tel Aviv-based Institute for National Security Studies warns that Israel “must gird itself,” adding that the country’s military “needs to improve its readiness for escalation and even war in the northern theatre against Syria and Lebanon.”

Drone incident causes concern 

Israel’s military regularly holds training drills in northern Israel and the Golan Heights, but exercises last week involving tank and infantry brigades came during a period of heightened tensions.

The battle on Feb. 10, in which Syrian anti-aircraft fire downed the Israeli F-16, marked the first direct military conflict between Israel and Iran. Israel’s military said it targeted a command-and-control facility located at a Syrian air base near Palmyra that Iran had used to launch the drone.

Some residents in Lebanese villages along the Israeli border celebrated the downing of the Israeli warplane. Among Israel’s enemies, this was seen as a success for what some call “the axis of resistance,” which is dedicated to opposing Israeli and U.S. influence in the Middle East.


Yaakov Amidor, a former Israeli general and national security advisor, believes that soon ‘Israel will have to face two fronts at the same time: one in Syria, one in Lebanon.’ (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

That unsettles Israeli commanders, who are concerned about a permanent Iranian presence in Syria that could pose the same kind of security threats as Hezbollah.

“The concern is that what you see in Lebanon today, you will see in Syria,” said Amidror, the former Israeli national security advisor, who is now with the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies.

“That includes the capability to launch rockets into Israel [and] militias which are ready to attack Israel on the border,” he said. “We know that there is a challenge there. And we’ll do whatever is needed, from our point of view, to stop the Iranians.”

Still, among ordinary Israelis, there is no overwhelming sense that war is imminent.

“I feel very safe in my country,” said 18-year-old David Zeff, recently seen skating at Israel’s largest ice rink, the Canada Centre, which is nestled just south of the Lebanese border, in Metula.


“I know that we’re a strong country and we can defend ourselves,” said Israeli civilian David Zeff, centre. (Derek Stoffel/CBC)

“I trust my military,” Zeff said on a recent visit to the north, ahead of joining the Israel Defence Forces. “I know that we’re a strong country and we can defend ourselves.”

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Super Bowl LII Trailers: 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Skyscraper,' 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' and More!

For some, the Super Bowl has become a sort of second Christmas where good little movie fans the country over get the gift of epic, explosive new trailers, and this year was as exceedingly bountiful.

Between the multi-million-dollar ads for beer, snacks, cars and telephone networks were a slew of high-octane first looks and exclusive sneak peeks at some of the biggest films hitting theaters this year, as well as some of the most eagerly anticipated new series.

From some exciting, never-before-seen glimpses at Solo: A Star Wars Story and some pulse-pounding scenes from the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, there was a little something for everyone who loves blockbuster adventures. Check out all of the greatest trailers that premiered during this year’s Super Bowl below.

Avengers: Infinity War

The Cloverfield Paradox

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

A Quiet Place

Red Sparrow


Solo: A Star Wars Story

Castle Rock (Hulu)

Jack Ryan (Amazon)

Rise (NBC)

The Voice (NBC)

Westworld (HBO)

Among the many trailers, there was also an exclusive look at the highly secretive new comedy Dundee — a long-awaited addition to the Crocodile Dundee franchise starring Danny McBride as Dundee’s adult son who comes back to Australia to explore his dad’s homeland, where he’s guided by the endlessly charming Chris Hemsworth.

The only thing is, Dundee isn’t a real movie. As it turns out, the expertly crafted fake trailer is actually part of an elaborate marking campaign promoting Austrailian tourism, but it does leave you wondering if Dundee was something you’ve always wanted to see but never knew it.


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North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'act of war'

The latest UN sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure.

The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad.

The UN resolution seeks to ban nearly 90 per cent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and, in a last-minute change, demands the repatriation of North Koreans working abroad within 24 months, instead of 12 months as first proposed.

The U.S.-drafted resolution also caps crude oil supplies to North Korea at 4 million barrels a year and commits the council to further reductions if it were to conduct another nuclear test or launch another ICBM.

In a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency, North Korea’s foreign ministry said the United States was terrified by its nuclear force and was getting “more and more frenzied in the moves to impose the harshest-ever sanctions and pressure on our country.”

The new resolution was tantamount to a complete economic blockade of North Korea, the ministry said. 

“We define this ‘sanctions resolution’ rigged up by the U.S. and its followers as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our Republic, as an act of war violating peace and stability in the Korean peninsula and the region and categorically reject the ‘resolution,'” it said.

“There is no more fatal blunder than the miscalculation that the U.S. and its followers could check by already worn-out ‘sanctions’ the victorious advance of our people who have brilliantly accomplished the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force,” the ministry said.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Nov. 29 declared the nuclear force complete after the test of North Korea’s largest-ever ICBM test, which the country said puts all of the United States within range.

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The new sanctions imposed by the UN are seeking to limit North Korea’s access to refined petroleum products, crude oil and earnings from workers abroad. (Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press)

Kim told a meeting of members of the ruling Workers’ Party on Friday that the country “successfully realized the historic cause of completing the state nuclear force” despite “short supply in everything and manifold difficulties and ordeals owing to the despicable anti-DPRK moves of the enemies.”

North Korea’s official name is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Threats a ‘grave warning’

South Korea’s foreign ministry told Reuters it is aware of the North Korean statement on the new sanctions, again highlighting its position that they are a “grave warning by the international community that the region has no option but to immediately cease reckless provocations, and take the path of dialogue for denuclearization and peace.”

The North Korean foreign ministry said its nuclear weapons were a self-defensive deterrence not in contradiction of international law.

“We will further consolidate our self-defensive nuclear deterrence aimed at fundamentally eradicating the U.S. nuclear threats, blackmail and hostile moves by establishing the practical balance of force with the U.S,” it said.

North Korea said those who voted for the sanctions would face its wrath. 

“Those countries that raised their hands in favour of this ‘sanctions resolution’ shall be held completely responsible for all the consequences to be caused by the ‘resolution’ and we will make sure for ever and ever that they pay heavy price for what they have done.”

Former allies support sanctions

The North’s old allies China and Russia both supported the latest UN sanctions.

Tension has been rising over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of UN Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House.

China, with which North Korea does some 90 per cent of its trade, has repeatedly called for calm and restraint from all sides.

China said on Saturday the new resolution also reiterated the need for a peaceful resolution via talks and that all sides needed to take steps to reduce tensions.

Chinese state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Saturday the tougher resolution was aimed at preventing war.

It suggested the United States had wanted an even harsher resolution, and noted there was no indication in the resolution that the United Nations could grant the United States permission for military action.

“The difference between the new resolution and the original U.S. proposal reflects the will of China and Russia to prevent war and chaos on the Korean Peninsula. If the U.S. proposals were accepted, only war is foreseeable,” it said in an editorial.

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