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No verdict Tuesday in Bill Cosby sexual assault case


Jurors wanted the testimony of Detective Dave Mason read back to them Tuesday. Cosby did not testify as part of his defence, but his alleged victim did, and told the Montgomery County Courthouse her mentor had given her three blue pills, which he alleged were supplements, to help her "relax". Read More »

Stars come out for European premiere of Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'


I told him that I dig music and I had a background in dance and musical theatre, and in the audition I was messing around with some of the songs from the movie . "When Jamie shot, then I knew someone else was going to shoot and then I was there, but you had to have the beat". Edgar Wright is quickly making a name as one of Hollywood's brightest directors. Read More »

First phase of Jewar airport gets government nod


The minister pointed out that there was a need to consider development of a green field airport at Jewar, since the IGI airport located here will be utilising its full passenger handling capacity in another 4-8 years time. He said the new airport will also provide seamless domestic and worldwide connectivity to western U.P. with Noida, Agra, Mathura, Meerut, Vrindavan, Moradabad and Bulandshahr likely to serve as the catchment area for the airport. Read More »

Former Nickelodeon stars Drake & Josh aren't friends anymore


Drake and Josh were friends while filming and then lost touch for a bit. Josh Peck , 30, got married to his long-time girlfriend Paige O'Brien on Saturday (June 17) in Malibu, with many wondering why Drake wasn't at the ceremony to celebrate with his former co-star. Read More »

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial


The woman at the centre of Bill Cosby's criminal sex assault trial was left "humiliated" and "confused" after his alleged 2004 attack, a court has heard. Constand claims that Cosby became her mentor and invited her into his home on multiple occasions. Cosby appeared indifferent throughout much of Constand's testimony. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in the Gulf of Mexico


WeatherBell Analytics LLC forecast 11 to 13 named tropical storms in the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, according to a May outlook. The system is now stalled over the northern Gulf of Mexico, but it will pick up a little more speed Wednesday as it heads toward the southwestern Louisiana coast. Read More »

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket


This hapless pair of reporters, who didn't give Hodgkinson's name until Paragraph 9, somehow missed, or refused to report, additional details reported at the Daily Caller , Fox News , and even the New York Times . Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps. As for Scalise, he's still in critical condition, but he's improving. Read More »

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

Two were teachers at a Pyongyang university funded by overseas Christian groups, and the third a Korean-American pastor accused of espionage for the South. Al FrankenAl FrankenFranken: Trump might be "gullible" on China Franken: Impeaching Trump could lead to "zealot" Pence Franken accuses Trump of flip-flopping on House healthcare bill MORE (D-Minn.) said on Tuesday that President Trump might have been "gullible" to think that he could pressure China to effectively rein in North Korea . Read More »

'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday


Noting the country had "witnessed a succession of bad tragedies", she called for the nation "to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events". They may be young, but Prince George and Princess Charlotte surely know how to steal the spotlight. Security was extra tight around Buckingham Palace and The Mall with the Monarch arriving in an open horse drawn carriage with Prince Philip by her side as thousands turned out to watch the spectacle of might, ... Read More »

Miles Teller Arrested for Public Drunkenness


At that point, Miles was arrested. "Don't believe everything you read, especially from a third party entertainment news source trying to get clicks". Six months ago, Teller was involved in a scary vehicle crash in Los Angeles. As previously reported, the impact caused his Bronco truck to flip over. Read More »

Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have convicted


After a jury said it was 'hopelessly deadlocked, ' Judge Steven O'Neill declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case . District Attorney Kevin Steele vowed to try the 79-year-old Cosby a second time, saying accuser Andrea Constand supported the decision. Read More »

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor


Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip , and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. "I purchased my ticket a few weeks ago, but with what happened yesterday, it has more meaning to me today", said D.C. resident Amanda Linton. Sava said he was optimistic about the progress made by Scalise over the past 48 hours. Read More »

Iraqi Forces March Through Mosul

A high-ranking Iraqi security commander says government forces have made territorial gains in the western part of Mosul as they battle to drive Daesh Takfiri militants out of their last bastion in the country's second largest city . IS snipers are shooting at families trying to flee as part of a tactic to keep civilians as human shields, said the UN. As for Raqqa itself, the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are on the offensive to strip IS of one of its key strongholds and ... Read More »

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

There have been protests against President Donald Trump on the main street here. After the attack on Wednesday, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch sent a reporter to Hodgkinson's house. The FBI has said Hodgkinson left IL for the D.C. area, apparently to protest Trump's policies. "Outside of myself, I don't think he knew anyone else in town". Read More »

Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry


There were signs of " multiple drug intake" but the coroner said its significance on Fisher's death was not determined. In addition to the listed cause of death , the coroner's statement cited " other conditions: atherosclerotic heart disease, drug use". Read More »

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'


Avildsen won the Academy Award for best director for Rocky while the film was named best picture and other successes included the The Karate Kid series in the 1980s. "It's better not to be doing something you don't want to do", Avildsen told the Los Angeles Times after he departed from the project. "He was super talented and very driven and very stubborn and that was to his detriment but also often to his benefit", Avildsen told The Associated Press . Read More »

Capitol Police hailed for 'bravery' and 'heroism'


Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning, a House colleague told CNN , in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack". "Had they not been there, it would've been a massacre..." We have kids at practices. Congressman John Shimkus has played in the past, but was not present. Scalise, the number 3 Republican in the House, was fielding ground balls at second base when the gunman opened fire, and was shot in the hip . Read More »

Fox News drops 'Fair and Balanced' slogan


Ailes even used it as guidance when making hiring decisions, New York Magazine reported. "Most Trusted" - from now on. One unnamed insider told the magazine that the phrase had "been mocked", while another said that it was "too closely associated with Roger". Read More »

2 arrested at anti-Sharia law event in Virginia Beach


Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic-law hoist American flags as they take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in NY. "This is a march against Sharia law and for human rights", according to a statement posted on Act for America's website. Read More »

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

And in a stunning moment of inside-the-Beltway intrigue, Comey dropped a bombshell about why he and other top Federal Bureau of Investigation officials concluded that the attorney general was going to recuse himself from the probe. We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an opening setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic. Read More »

'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Sails To The Top Of The Box Office

The first place finish also can not cover up a serious case of franchise fatigue. Dead Men is pacing toward the series' second-lowest opening in the USA, after the 2003 original. Meanwhile, the worldwide numbers for the film have soared to over $450 million, bringing its overall total to a staggering $783.3 million, which surpasses the first Guardians of the Galaxy . Read More »

Bobbi Brown's ex arrested for domestic battery


Sanford police made contact with Gordon at a local club house near their residence. "Leal stated her feelings for Gordon are real but added that the relationship was toxic". Leal told police Gordon broke her cellphone weeks prior and took her computer to prevent her from communicating with her sister for help. But the medical examiner couldn't determine if she killed herself, if someone else killed her or if her death was accidental. Read More »

Winning ticket sold in Calif. for $448 million Powerball jackpot

The $435 million grand prize for Saturday night's multi-state Powerball drawing is the tenth largest jackpot of any US lottery. A player also has an approximately 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers, but not the Powerball. The chance of winning the jackpot is one in 292.2 million. The odds of winning $7 are 1 in 579 while the odds of winning $4 are 1 in 92. That payout reached a record $1.6 billion - the one and only time it has crossed the billion dollar mark. Read More »

Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial


Paul suburb. Castile's last words were, "I wasn't reaching for it". He testified that he saw Castile reaching for his gun and was forced to fire on him who did not obey his orders. Castile died, insisting that he hadn't been reaching for his handgun. "When he was reaching, he looked straight ahead, continued to reach towards his pocket", Yanez told the jury. Read More »

Taylor Swift's entire catalogue now available on streaming again


Of course, the internet reacted accordingly to the suspicious timing of the singer's return, reigniting the now years-long feud between Swift and Perry and their fandoms. According to Rolling Stones , it is not mere coincidence that Taylor is making her songs available on streaming apps just as #Katy Perry's new album hits digital shelves. Read More »

US Forces Assist Philippines In Battle To End Marawi City Siege

About 30-40 militants used civilians as human shields, making it hard for troops to operate, and also positioned themselves in the city's many mosques. On Friday, June 9 a US P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft was spotted flying over Marawi City as Philippine aircraft continue their airstrikes. US Special Operations Forces "have been providing support and assistance in response to Philippine government requests for many years", the embassy said. Read More »

Jennifer Connelly Joins Daveed Diggs On Cast


The series' pilot, to be directed by Doctor Strange's Scott Derrickson , will loosely follow the events of the film, taking place "seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, and the remnants of humanity inhabit a huge, perpetually moving train that circles the globe". Read More »

The inevitable 'Wonder Woman' sequel: 6 plot ideas worthy of the Amazons


Before Wonder Woman , Jenkin's only had one other movie to her name - the 2003 feature debut Monster . It's certainly refreshing that in an age where extensive reshoots are commonplace - see the latest reports on Justice League - that Wonder Woman managed to buck the trend, and certainly debunks any of those wild rumours from previous year suggesting Warner Bros. Read More »

Ariana Grande critic Piers Morgan apologizes to singer

This isn't the first time Little Mix have been shamed for showing off a bit of skin on stage, and it probably won't be the last, but we need to remember it was simply four talented girls doing a good thing for worthy cause, regardless of their outfits. Read More »

Cher Confirms Musical About Her Life Will Hit Broadway In 2018

There Will performance in THEARE WITH ACTORS, DANCERS, SINGERS! The eponymous Emmy, Grammy and Oscar victor tweeted news about the stage version of her life last night. television shows. The songs, will, of course, be Cher's greatest hits, from "Gypsy Tramps and Thieves" to " If I Could Turn Back Time " and many more in between. Read More »

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Noriega takes refuge in the Vatican embassy for 10 days, then surrenders to the USA soldiers, who take him to the United States. "Now he is commander in chief and said "no" to our interests". Henry Kissinger - but without Kissinger's flaws (i.e., a tendency to coddle despicable regimes for short-term USA interests). Manuel Noriega's January 1990 US mug shot. Read More »

Universal adding two more monster movies to Dark Universe slate

That star-studded film, starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving with practical effects from the legendary Rick Baker, may not have received a warm critical welcome, but it still did a fair bit to keep the classic character in audience's consciousness. Read More »

Ed Sheeran Does Carpool Karaoke, Throws Up On The Street


Corden attempted to do it with him but barely made it past 20 while Sheeran actually managed to fit 55 of them in his mouth before spitting them out. Now, on to the best part, Sheeran proceeded to recount a certain tale of a drunken adventure with Justin Bieber that he had in Tokyo. Read More »

British police responding to major incident on London Bridge


Immediately after Saturday's London Bridge attack, which Prime Minister Theresa May has said is being treated as a potential terrorist attack, Roberts said he saw six people on the ground. "More police came over, I guess they were on radio or something because in around like two or five seconds they shot all the three men down". This video shows police ordering patrons of a bar in Borough Market to get down . Read More »

La. Senate Budget Plan Saves Higher Ed, TOPS From Cuts


Any special session must be called no less that seven days before it is set to begin. Edwards said he issued the call as a precautionary measure in light of expected gridlock over the state operating and construction budgets. The current regular session is the last "fiscal session" before the cliff. Those remaining bills were not accounted for in the House budget plan. Shawn Wilson, secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), says Louisiana now has a road project ... Read More »

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

With a $63 million 3-day start and $78.5 million including Memorial Day, Dead Men Tell No Tales is down $27.2 million and $19.8 million respectively from 2011's already disappointing Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides . Six years ago, it had $90 million on a non-holiday weekend in May. In the case of " Pirates ", the enervating feel of more of the same swashbuckling is combined with knowing you gave Johnny Depp all that money so he could squander it on crap and a bad short ... Read More »

Rolf Harris cleared of latest historical child sex charges


At an earlier trial that finished in February, another jury was also unable to reach a verdict on three charges relating to the same allegations. Harris had faced four charges of indecent assault over allegations involving three girls. He had served less than three years of a sentence of five years and nine months after being convicted of 12 unconnected counts of indecent assault in June 2014. Read More »

Lebanese ministry calls for ban of 'Wonder Woman' movie

Since her debut in 1941, Wonder Woman has spent her time fighting for her way into the hearts of comic book fans the world over, using her fists and her wits to highlight just how dynamic a woman can truly be, especially in a male-dominated world. Read More »

Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78


Until his recent retirement after 37 years, Deford had been a weekly fixture on NPR's Morning Edition , offering his unique take on the sports world. "Nobody was better at connecting sports to the culture at large". Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Deford III was born on December 16, 1938, in Baltimore, MD, and graduated from Princeton University in 1962. Read More »

Rajinikanth fans stage protest against fringe outfits


According to reports, more than r 25 protesters were arrested and detained under preventive custody. The superstar had hinted at a meeting with his fans in Chennai on Friday, May 19, that he may soon enter politics , because the system was "rotten". Read More »

New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation


The explosion killed 22 people - including seven children under 18 - and injured more than 100. This is a handout photo taken from CCTV and issued on Saturday, May 27, 2017 by Greater Manchester Police who have altered the surrounding area of Salman Abedi, in an unknown location on the night of the attack on Ma. Read More »

Cannes Palme d'Or goes to Ruben Ostlund's "The Square"

This year's feature films jury was headed by writer/director Pedro Almodóvar and included writer/director Maren Ade, actress Jessica Chastain, actress Fan Bingbing, actress/writer/director/singer Agnès Jaoui, writer/director Park Chan-Wook, actor/singer Will Smith, writer/director Paolo Sorrentino, and composer Gabriel Yared. Read More »

'Star Wars' opened on this day in 1977

The first pictures of Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern in Star Wars: The Last Jedi have been unveiled. And now John Boyega is hinting at where his character, Stormtrooper-turned-rebel Finn, will wind up in the next episode. "I go, 'Oh, baby, here I come!' And then it flies into her hands?" They also paid tribute to their original cast member Carrie Fisher , who played the fierce but attractive Princess Leia and who died on December 27 2016. Read More »