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Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on
- June 15, 2017

In one of the biggest United States celebrity trials in years, a guilty verdict could see the judge sentence Cosby up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine on each count. Cosby testified under oath more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil suit against him. Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting Constand in 2004. (more...)
Katy Perry Thinks Taylor Swift Is Trying To 'Assassinate' Her Character
- June 13, 2017

The albums - including 2012's " Red " and breakout hit " Fearless " - were pulled from Spotify in 2014, ahead of the release of 1989. Taylor Swift is making all of our "Wildest Dreams" come true with a big announcement that's sure to rock the music world. (more...)
Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
- June 12, 2017

Protesters affiliated with the group No Justice, No Pride blocked this year's Capital Pride Parade on three separate occasions, delaying the parade and forcing participants to use an alternative route, in protest of the participation of police officers and certain corporate sponsors. (more...)
National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4 National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4
- June 11, 2017

Ananya's winning word, marocain , is a French word for a dress fabric of ribbed crepe, made of silk or wool or both. " I knew them all ". At 11:30 p.m. "We'd like you to spell a word", Camerota said. Whoever takes the title, he or she will be the first outright victor in a while. Rohan's close call was even more heartbreaking. (more...)
Unionists, Tories come to terms on United Kingdom government
- June 11, 2017

Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace, she said only her party had the "legitimacy" to govern after winning the most seats and votes. Prime Minister Theresa May had sent Gavin Williamson, her chief whip, to Belfast to lead talks with the DUP. (more...)
'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial 'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial
- June 11, 2017

Andrea Constand told a packed Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday that she could feel Bill Cosby's hands on her body, but the drugs in her system would not let her stop him. "She could go to school", he said. Cosby, a university trustee, followed the athletics department closely, she said. He's maintained that his sexual contact with Constand was consensual. (more...)
Late Hugo Lloris howler hands France shock WCQ defeat in Sweden Late Hugo Lloris howler hands France shock WCQ defeat in Sweden
- June 10, 2017

France and Sweden are tied on points (13) atop their UEFA qualifying group, but Sweden has gone ahead on goal differential with the shock ending. It was a goal worthy of winning any game, but the lead lasted just six minutes before Sweden levelled things up with a well-taken goal of their own as Durmaz fired a first-time strike into the bottom corner after a cross had travelled all the way through to him. (more...)
Amanda Bynes Is Normal and That's Not as Much Fun Amanda Bynes Is Normal and That's Not as Much Fun
- June 10, 2017

But I was on drugs and trying to be hilarious. Bynes also commented on her infamous 2013 tweet where she said, "I want @drake to murder my vagina ". "It just means-fuck me, Drake! ". "For the record, Amanda does not have schizophrenia, nor has she ever been diagnosed with it", People was told. (more...)
WH social media director Dan Scavino warned after tweet
- June 10, 2017

But after complaints about his tweet attacking Amash, Scavino quickly altered details on his personal Twitter page, removing the reference to his current post at the White House and photos of Trump supporters at a rally holding signs. The congressman is part of the House Freedom Caucus, which initially opposed a health care reform bill championed by House Republicans and the White House. (more...)
First Poster Of Imtiaz Ali's Next With Anushka And SRK Is Out First Poster Of Imtiaz Ali's Next With Anushka And SRK Is Out
- June 10, 2017

Yeah, it's an obvious twist to Hollywood's most fav rom-com "When Harry Met Sally", featuring Meg Ryan and Bill Crystal. The title is also reminiscent of Imtiaz's own superhit movie Jab We Met . Here go a first look of the film. PS: Since the film has been produced by SRK's Red Chillies, the Baadshah is finally being able to play his cards smartly, unlike in the past. (more...)
We Love Manchester Emergency Fund passes £10 million mark
- June 07, 2017

The singer said she had not planned to play so many of her hits during the show but changed her mind after meeting Mrs Campbell. Thank you @ arianagrande for inviting us to be a part of something so special, and for being the handsome human that you are. (more...)
Al Gore: Trump's Paris decision 'indefensible' Al Gore: Trump's Paris decision 'indefensible'
- June 07, 2017

On ABC's "This Week," Pruitt said Trump is aware that the climate changes, but the real question is how effective the Paris agreement really would be. Erik Solheim, executive director of the United Nations Environment Program, said in an interview that "the biggest losers will be the American people". (more...)
DC Characters Who Could Kill Wonder Woman
- June 04, 2017

I was, however, hopeful when early reactions were very positive. A lot of us have learned a valuable lesson or 10 from Wonder Woman , but Christie Marston was actually reared by the superhero - you see, Wonder Woman was her grandmother, literally. (more...)
Van hits pedestrians on London Bridge
- June 04, 2017

London bridge is shut down for investigation, June 3, 2017 . CNN reported that this event was not connected to the attacks on the bridge and in Borough Market, according to London's Metropolitan Police . "They all have paramedics assisting them at the moment". London Ambulance have said: "We're responding to this incident and more information will follow when we have it". (more...)
Brits, Kiwis advance to next round in America's Cup prelims
- June 04, 2017

The defender takes a one bonus point into the America's Cup final. Team New Zealand has chosen to face BAR Great Britain in the semi finals of the America's Cup challenger series after a disappointing day on the water. “One thing that is pretty powerful in our boat is weve got a dedicated technician in Tom Slingsby and Kyle Langford is also included, ” he said. The Kiwis, who came into the day sitting second in the standings , just a point behind Oracle Team USA, started the race in the ... (more...)
EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact
- June 03, 2017

Macron said US scientists and entrepreneurs would "find in France a second homeland", inviting them to live in France where they could "work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment". Referring to "the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tusk said that the European Union and China had "demonstrated solidarity with future generations and responsibility for the whole planet" by reaffirming their climate change commitment. (more...)
Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69 Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69
- June 03, 2017

Of all the albums Leavell has played on, he noted that Gregg Allman's Laid Back and The Allman Brothers Band's Brothers and Sisters "are probably the two records that I am most proud to have my name on". In March he canceled concerts scheduled for June and announced he would not be touring in 2017. Duane Allman had quickly ascended to the pantheon of guitar heroes, not just from his contributions to the Allman band, but from his session work with Aretha Franklin, Wilson ... (more...)
Man Allegedly Stole Portland Stabbing Victim's Wedding Ring and Backpack Man Allegedly Stole Portland Stabbing Victim's Wedding Ring and Backpack
- June 03, 2017

Now police have released CCTV footage of a man leaving the same train in the aftermath of the fatal attack who they say may have stolen Best's backpack and wedding ring. He was a 23-year Army veteran and father of 4. Christian attacked the men after they tried to protect two young black girls at whom Christian was yelling racist and anti-Muslim remarks. (more...)
Lebanon bans Wonder Woman from theatres due to Israeli lead Gal Gadot
- June 02, 2017

In a matter of hours, audiences around the world will finally see Wonder Woman in her first cinematic solo outing. To continue with the speculative line of thinking, considering Wonder Woman is one of the most iconic comic book characters of all time, a sequel would certainly make a lot of sense. (more...)
Camila Cabello Poses For 'Guess' As New Face of the Brand Camila Cabello Poses For 'Guess' As New Face of the Brand
- June 02, 2017

Speaking about the campaign, Camila said: "I couldn't be more excited to partner with GUESS on this incredible campaign". The shoot was art-directed by the chief creative officer for the brand, Paul Marciano , and photographed by Tatiana Gerusova . (more...)
Today's decision day for moving Israeli Embassy
- June 02, 2017

Trump's move breaks a campaign promise to supporters but defuses regional tension in the Middle East between Israel, the Palestinians and neighboring countries. However, the embassy's eventual move to Jerusalem was a question of when, not if, Spicer added. Shatter Pal myth that Israel has no Jerusalem claims & treat Jerusalem as the capital it is. (more...)
Theresa May reduces terror threat level to severe Theresa May reduces terror threat level to severe
- May 31, 2017

The new rating means officials at Jtac, an independent body tasked with assessing the threat of an attack on United Kingdom soil, judge a new attack is "highly likely" rather than being "expected imminently". She said: 'To provide maximum reassurance to the public Operation Temperer will continue to operate until the Bank Holiday concludes. One witness reported seeing a bomb-disposal van parked at an intersection. (more...)
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
- May 29, 2017

It was the second-lowest domestic opening for the almost US$4 billion franchise, but the latest film, which cost a reported US$230 million to produce, has massive worldwide appeal. While the James Gunn film is largely different from the traditional MCU entry, it followed in line with one of Marvel's most common tropes: post-credits scenes, of which there were five this time around. (more...)
Iranian film "A Man of Integrity" wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes
- May 29, 2017

The panel is headed by Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu, who won the 2007 Cannes Palme d'Or for his film 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days. Park Chan Wook is now acting as a judge for the competition at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. He apologized for his appearance, saying the prize was "totally unexpected". Greece's Yorgos Lantimos shared the best screenplay award with Ramsay for " The Killing of a Sacred Deer ", an icy thriller set in a wealthy American suburb and starring Kidman and ... (more...)
'The Price Is Right' contestant freaks out after he breaks Plinko record 'The Price Is Right' contestant freaks out after he breaks Plinko record
- May 26, 2017

Contestant Ryan did the unthinkable and won $31,500 playing the game using five Plinko chips. Ryan then went bonkers when the last chip hit another $10,000, with the crowd joining in on his enthusiasm. According to Deadspin , the all-time Plinko record is $41,000, but that was an augmented game with $20,000 game slots. And, folks, I am thrilled to report that Ryan made the most of his moment by dominating Plinko in a way no one ever has, setting a new high score of 31,500. (more...)