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Keshia Knight Pulliam's last-ditch defense of Cosby Keshia Knight Pulliam's last-ditch defense of Cosby
- June 28, 2017

The first prosecutor to review the case in 2005 passed on it. Judge O'Neill denied Cosby's lawyers a chance to call Jackson as a witness, saying that her testimony was hearsay. She woke up on the couch early in the morning with her clothes disheveled, she said. "I wanted to to what I would have wanted to receive". Cosby testified under oath more than a decade ago as part of Constand's civil suit against him. (more...)
Exclusive Interview: Ansel Elgort explains why he joined 'Baby Driver' Exclusive Interview: Ansel Elgort explains why he joined 'Baby Driver'
- June 26, 2017

When Wright first started fanatically listening to the lead track off the band's " Orange " album in 1995, the British writer-director had a vision that has culminated, more than two decades later, with his new film, " Baby Driver ". "Sometimes the choreography is more obvious and sometimes it's subtle but it's always sort of there". They compliment and clash with each other in seamless ways. (more...)
Greater Noida Set To Get It's First Airport Greater Noida Set To Get It's First Airport
- June 25, 2017

Thanking the central government for the in-principle approval by the Civil Aviation Ministry for the project, the Health Minister said the Uttar Pradesh government had identified 3,000 hectares of land for the proposed airport. Choubey said. There will be one runway in the first phase. He added that the airport will cater to 30-50 million passengers per year in next 10-15 years. (more...)
Josh Peck Reportedly 'Hurt' by Drake Bell's Wedding Tweets Josh Peck Reportedly 'Hurt' by Drake Bell's Wedding Tweets
- June 24, 2017

As if you haven't talked about Drake Bell and Josh Peck enough this week already, Drake's fans are all up on Josh's Instagram after Drake called him out on Twitter for not inviting him to his recent wedding . In another now-deleted tweet , Bell wrote "I'll miss ya brotha", also posting a pic of himself and Peck during happier days. Bell and Peck worked together from 2004 to 2007 on " Drake & Josh ". (more...)
'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
- June 23, 2017

Bill Cosby told the mother of the woman who has accused him of sexual assault that he was a "sick man" and apologized, the mother testified on Wednesday at the comedian's criminal trial. At another point, Cosby invited her back to his home to talk about Temple basketball and about her career . Her testimony continued to say she had trouble standing up after taking the pills and that Cosby led her to the couch to lie down and gave her a pillow before she became unconscious. (more...)
Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico
- June 23, 2017

Cindy has top sustained winds of 45 miles per hour and the storm is presently stationary in the Gulf. The center of Tropical Storm Cindy was located about 250 miles from the coast of Louisiana, with peak winds of 45 mph. He said the Escatawpa River, at 15 feet (4.5 meters), would typically be lower than 3 feet (1 meter) at this time of year. Tropical Storm Bret has unleashed heavy flooding, knocked out power and ripped off several roofs in some areas of Trinidad &Tobago as it swirls ... (more...)
How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies
- June 22, 2017

Well as it turns out, while Gadot is contracted for a follow-up as part of her overall DCEU deal, Jenkins isn't quite that official yet when it comes to her involvement in Wonder Woman 2 . Wonder Woman is breaking box office records left, right and center, and is well on its way to surpassing the $1.229 billion earned by The Fate of the Furious . (more...)
Trump Calls Warmbier's Death A 'total disgrace'
- June 21, 2017

The Hamilton County coroner's office in OH said Tuesday morning that they are investigating Warmbier's death. It said his medical records from an air ambulance service that brought him to OH and from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was hospitalized until his death Monday, have been reviewed, and the treating physicians have been interviewed extensively. (more...)
'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday 'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday
- June 20, 2017

Many commented on the fact that Kate had dressed little Charlotte in pink and wore the same pink, as do many makeup suits matching their daughters. As a nation, we continue to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events . The Buckingham Palace statement issued by Queen Elizabeth said: "In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of bad tragedies". (more...)
Miles Teller arrested for allegedly being drunk in public Miles Teller arrested for allegedly being drunk in public
- June 20, 2017

Cops brought Teller to a detox center in an attempt to sober him up against his will, and upon arrival was rejected by staff due to his unwillingness to follow directions. Miles Teller was arrested early Sunday morning after a late night of partying caused him to be drunk and disorderly in front of cops. NBC 7 has reached out to Teller's manager for comment. (more...)
Cosby prosecutor fights release of juror names Cosby prosecutor fights release of juror names
- June 20, 2017

Cosby's team declared victory and went on the attack. "It has been restored", said Andrew Wyatt, his spokesman. Camille Cosby had harsh words for the judge, prosecutor and media. "We're here because of them", McMonagle said, shouting and pointing at the back of the courtroom, where other accusers were sitting. Cosby broke barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show, " I Spy ", in the 1960s and created the top-ranked " Cosby Show " two decades later, starring as kindly Dr. (more...)
Held Mosul Old City stormed by Iraqi troops
- June 19, 2017

Iraq launched a massive operation to retake the city last October, and has driven the militants from all but a handful of neighborhoods. Saturday's push by Iraqi troops came almost three weeks after Iraq's paramilitary forces - mostly Shiite fighters with close ties to Iran referred to as the Popular Mobilization Forces - reached the Syrian border in northeastern Iraq. (more...)
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
- June 17, 2017

For a variety of reasons, mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and other assorted tragedies tend to bring out the very worst in some people . "This man was just so passionate and hateful toward ( President Donald) Trump ", said Crist Dauberman, recounting Hodgkinson's profanity-laden tirade. (more...)
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
- June 17, 2017

Defending the title, which has not been done in 27 years, places this crop of Madrid players in an elite category which eludes even the original Ronaldo and their coach Zinedine Zidane . "We have made history, we'll enjoy this moment now". Ahead of the game he admitted he wasn't 100 per cent match fit and seemed to expect to start the game on the bench. (more...)
Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry Coroner releases results of Carrie Fisher death inquiry
- June 17, 2017

Coroner's officials released Carrie Fisher's cause of death on Friday. Nearly six months after the 60-year-old's death, the coroner said in a statement that Fisher also had atherosclerotic heart disease and had used drugs. Fisher wrote extensively about her drug use and battle with mental illness from a young age. "They're working on her right now", the pilot said in a public recording of the conversation on liveatc.net. (more...)
John Avildsen, director of 'Rocky' and 'Karate Kid,' dies at 81 John Avildsen, director of 'Rocky' and 'Karate Kid,' dies at 81
- June 17, 2017

Avildsen died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA, his son, Anthony , told the Los Angeles Times . Rocky proved to be as much of an underdog success story as the fictional Philadelphia boxer Rocky Balboa portrayed by Stallone, who wrote the screenplay. (more...)
Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting
- June 15, 2017

The congressman said he felt the same way even before shots rang out at the Alexandria baseball practice field. The female lawmakers play female reporters - there are not enough women lawmakers to split into party team play their annual Congressional Women's Softball Game on June 21 to benefit a breast cancer organization, the Young Survival Coalition. (more...)
Why Fox News Is Finally Dropping Its Ridiculous Why Fox News Is Finally Dropping Its Ridiculous "Fair & Balanced" Slogan
- June 15, 2017

In an obituary, Fox News rival CNN wrote that Alies "ruled Fox with an iron fist". A Fox News spokesperson told NY that the new tagline won't have any effect on the channel's editorial policies or its programming. As the "Intelligencer" report noted, Fox executives chose to drop the phrase because it had "been mocked" and was "too closely ssociated with Roger". (more...)
FDNY: 34 Treated For Carbon Monoxide In Lower Manhattan FDNY: 34 Treated For Carbon Monoxide In Lower Manhattan
- June 14, 2017

According to Leonard, all 32 injuries are minor , the pipe has been capped , and the carbon monoxide levels in the building are decreasing. Fire officials first got a call about the basement blaze on Murray Street around 8:30 a.m. "A prudent person could make that connection - that 'the box opened, then we passed out.' But between the fire department and the police department, we ruled out that type of incident", he said. (more...)
Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US
- June 13, 2017

Organizers, with an eye on the Sharia protest, said they hoped "to respond to hate with kindness and service, in the spirit of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan". Both Mr. Boykin and Mr. Smith say they are opposed to Sharia Law in the United States because they would both be murdered under it. No violence or arrests were reported at the event, though some counterprotesters armed themselves with makeshift shields and clubs, occasionally setting off flares, and self-described " Oath Keepers ... (more...)

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