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Just How Deadly Is John Wick? Watch This New Kill-Count Video
Keanu Reeves is poised to hit big screens in a third installment of the John Wick franchise, slated for sometime next year. For those unfamiliar with the franchise and its brand of stylized mayhem, Reeves, 52, can still convincingly star as Wick, a mass-murdering semi-reformed hitman who sprints about, periotting and shooting guns akimbo.
But just how effective of a killing machine is the besuited Wick, described by fearful gangsters as a boogeyman?
Fortunately, someone took the time to do a body count this week, and it doesn’t disappoint.
The final count for “John Wick: Chapter 2” comes out to a chilling 128 dead bad guys — eat your heart out, Rambo. That’s a pretty big bump in dead bad guys compared to the first “John Wick” installment, in which Reeve’s pistol packing hitman netted just 77 kills.
Still, that puts Wick leaps beyond another infamous gunslinger with a particular set of skills: Liam Neeson’s Bryan Mills, who killed just 40 bad guys in “Taken,” 32 in “Taken 2,” and 15 in “Taken 3.”
At this point, there’s no real telling what “John Wick 3” has in store for viewers, though the directors have hinted that it’ll bring us more on the secret world of assassins paid in gold doubloons. But one thing is for certain: “John Wick 3” is gonna have an impressive body count.
An 18-year-old Army recruit at Fort Jackson died following a "medical emergency" before a training drill, according to an officials with the base.
Police arrest suspected terrorist for 1985 hijacking in which Navy diver Robert D. Stethem was murdered
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police have arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man suspected of involvement in the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) plane in which a U.S. navy diver was killed.
A Greek police official said on Saturday the suspect had disembarked from a cruise ship on the island of Mykonos on Thursday and that his name came up as being wanted by German authorities.
The last time the world saw Marine veteran Austin Tice, he had been taken prisoner by armed men. It was unclear whether his captors were jihadists or allies of Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad who were disguised as Islamic radicals.
Blindfolded and nearly out of breath, Tice spoke in Arabic before breaking into English:"Oh Jesus. Oh Jesus."
That was from a video posted on YouTube on Sept. 26, 2012, several weeks after Tice went missing near Damascus, Syria, while working as a freelance journalist for McClatchy and the Washington Post.
Now that Tice has been held in captivity for more than seven years, reporters who have regular access to President Donald Trump need to start asking him how he is going to bring Tice home.
SAN DIEGO — John Timothy Earnest didn't hide his smirks as he sat in a San Diego courtroom on Thursday, watching surveillance video of Lori Gilbert-Kaye being shot down inside the lobby of a Poway synagogue.
Earnest also smiled as a synagogue congregant testified about running toward the shooter, screaming "I'm going to kill you!" and seeing the gunman "with a look of astonishment or fear" turn and run.
Earnest, 20, is facing one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder in the shootings at Chabad of Poway on April 27. He also faces an arson charge related to an Escondido mosque fire in March, when several people who were sleeping inside escaped unharmed.