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Author: 0 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police

Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in North Kensington on Friday, the same day The Guardian reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of panelling than what was available during a renovation that ended in May 2016.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case
Author: 0 Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case

Cosby , 79, has pleaded not guilty to drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. They were brought in from Allegheny County (near Pittsburgh) and were sequestered in a hotel. The frenzy outside the courthouse is growing larger and wilder with each day of jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case. He said he was content with the "petting" and touching the two had taken part in; on one occasion, when he was kissing her breasts, she said stop and ...

Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen' big victor at 2017 Tony Awards

Kevin Kline won Best Actor (Play) for " Present Laughter ". His co-star in the show, Rachel Bay Jones , took home the top award for an Actress Featured in a Musical, and thanked her grandmother for selling her engagement ring in order to pay for her ticket to move to NY, despite her parents' doubts about the decision.

Arts&Culture 'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial
Author: 0 'I wanted it to stop,' accuser tells Cosby trial

Bill Cosby leaves the courtroom during a break at his sexual assault trial inside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown , Pa., Monday, June 5, 2017. She complied, although Cosby did not look at her, nor did he look at her throughout the testimony , even turning his head away at times. She managed the women's basketball team at Temple while he was a high-profile trustee.

Author: 0 Iran's missile strikes in Syria send 'message' to region

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary force in charge of the country's missile programme, said it launched six Zolfaghar ballistic missiles from the western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan. "Multiple military actions of USA aviation under the guise of fighting terrorism against the legal military of a state that is a member of the United Nations are a flagrant violation of worldwide law and constitute de facto military aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic", the ...

Author: 0 New opponent for Murray as Bedene withdraws

Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis stunned last year's runner-up Milos Raonic to reach the second round of the Aegon Championships . Murray made his way to the top of ATP rankings towards the end of past year after having a stunning season, which saw him win the French Open and the Wimbledon among other titles on the tour.

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Author: 0 "Watchmen" TV Series May Still Happen, But With a New Director

Would you like to see Damon Lindelof develop a Watchmen HBO series? It looks like Warner Bros.is rebooting the Watchmen for HBO. Premiering in 1985, " Watchmen " was a serious-minded deconstruction of superhero comics loosely inspired by characters from the Charlton Comics library, which were owned by DC.

Arts&Culture Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today
Author: 0 Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today

After the prosecution took five days to outline its side, the defense case consisted of just one witness, a Cheltenham detective, and six minutes of testimony Monday. Cosby's testimony in her civil case shows just how hard a witness he would be to control. Steele, continuing to address defense statements, said a "romantic interlude" did not exist between Constand and Cosby .

Author: 0 Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting

The bipartisan spirit was present on and around the field before the game. In addition to Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were shot on Wednesday morning when a man opened fire as the Republican lawmakers practiced for the game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Va.

Author: 0 McCain: Travelers to N Korea should sign waiver

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Now it has escalated to brutalising Americans, including three other citizens currently imprisoned in North Korea . Sen. Bob Corker took McCain's stance a step further stating that he believes US citizens should be banned from visiting North Korea .

Arts&Culture The Team Behind SHERLOCK Will Take On DRACULA Next
Author: 0 The Team Behind SHERLOCK Will Take On DRACULA Next

They plan to adopt the same format that they used for Sherlock: very short seasons with extra-long episodes. Gatiss , a horror movie buff and Doctor Who showrunner Moffat , said they wished to carry on working together whilst Sherlock goes on an extended hiatus, due to the busy schedule of its star, Benedict Cumberbatch .

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Still Not Signed On For Wonder Woman Sequel

Now it's raining in the freezing cold and you've lost your voice, go. "I just wanted to take a moment and thank you ", she begins in a video message posted online. Wonder Woman is in theaters now. While some might see that as a bad sign, it's actually positive news that the first female director of a DC film is still in negotiations regarding the next installment.

Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

US officials renewed efforts Tuesday to ban or restrict tourism in North Korea after the death of college student Otto Warmbier . Trump spoke briefly about Warmbier during an Oval Office meeting with the president of Ukraine. What is urgent is for North Korea to immediately release the six South Koreans and three Americans it continues to detain. Doctors had described Warmbier's condition as a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" and said he suffered a " severe neurological injury " ...

Arts&Culture Villains That Need The Big-Screen Treatment In The Spider-Man Sequels
Author: 0 Villains That Need The Big-Screen Treatment In The Spider-Man Sequels

Plus, with their recent deal with Sony that allowed them to add Spider-Man to the mix, there's also been talk over if and when they'll be able to acquire some of the other hot properties that now reside with other studios. For more updates on Spider-Man and other Marvel stories, follow Pursue News on Facebook and Twitter . Marvel Studios explicitly denied that Sony's upcoming films will align with the MCU, which it has spent years carefully developing.

Arts&Culture Varun Dhawan stabs Baahubali Prabhas at Karan Johar's party
Author: 0 Varun Dhawan stabs Baahubali Prabhas at Karan Johar's party

Both the parts of Baahubali The Beginning and The Conclusion have received an vast response from the audience. The movie is released in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages. Varun Dhawan was seen re-creating the " Kattappa killing Baahubali " pose with Prabhas. All the actors had fun at the party. Varun tweeted the picture with Prabhas and said " #Prabhas Did only what #Kattappa did before this.

Arts&Culture 'Baadshaho' is a heist story set in Emergency period: Milan
Author: 0 'Baadshaho' is a heist story set in Emergency period: Milan

We can see the duo share a passionate kiss. Ajay Devgn will be seen with a massive Haryanvi accent, and all other will be introduced one after another. Yes! Also, this is the first time when Milan Lutharia, Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi have united for a movie after the success of Once Upon a Time in Mumbai .

Arts&Culture Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA
Author: 0 Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA

And then, saying he had a "leak" in the Kiwi camp, Spithill upstaged Burling when he said the Kiwis would pick Britain as their challenger semifinal opponent. Spithill said during Sunday's (Monday NZ time) post-race press conference they would be open to copying elements from Team NZ and this may be an area they want to analyse.

Arts&Culture US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
Author: 0 US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

On June 18, a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber near the city of Tabqa. A U.S. official said Tuesday that the Russian aircraft came within five feet of a wing tip for a U.S. FILE - In this file picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency on Monday, June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group.

Author: 0 I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Comey on Thursday told a Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in USA elections that Trump had asked him drop the case against Flynn in a one-on-one conversation in the Oval Office in February, the day after Flynn was sacked. But Trump's denunciations of Comey have only fueled demands that the president - who has denied asking for loyalty or urging that the investigation be shelved ─ give his account under oath.

Arts&Culture Aerialist Daredevil Hangs by Teeth from Chopper Over Niagara Falls
Author: 0 Aerialist Daredevil Hangs by Teeth from Chopper Over Niagara Falls

Wallenda will hang from a lyra, or a hula-hoop shaped ring, from a helicopter hovering 300 feet over Horseshoe Falls. O'Brien has seen her perform a stunt like this before while visiting one of the circuses featuring the daredevil duo. The helicopter left the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino Starting shortly after 8:30 a.m. ET. Erendira also hopes to break her husband's record of hanging by his teeth at 200 feet.

Author: 0 South Korea president criticizes North on death

Warmbier, 22, died Monday in his home state of OH, his family said, just days after being released in a coma by North Korea . "For Otto to be returned to the USA in the state he was in - and then for him to die because of it - is not only an outrage, but it is a tragedy for his entire family", Bae said in a statement .

Arts&Culture Corey Taylor on Nickelback's Chad Kroeger:
Author: 0 Corey Taylor on Nickelback's Chad Kroeger: "He's an idiot"

Corey added has no issues with any other Nickelback members, "I love all the dudes in that band". " Corey Taylor has said some really nasty things about me before in the press". "I love Mike [Kroeger, Nickelback bassist and Chad's brother]", Taylor said. None of my favourite music comes with a gimmick. "He wanted people to know what he looks like, so he started Stone Sour ".

Arts&Culture Few agree with Trump move to ditch Paris accord
Author: 0 Few agree with Trump move to ditch Paris accord

At the moment, 72 percent of Republicans approve of Trump's performance, down 11 percentage points since April. Overall, Trump's approval rating has declined and is the lowest in two months. Out of the issues including terrorism , the recent shooting and the economy , respondents give the president his most negative scores on his handling of the Russian Federation probe.

Arts&Culture Apple Seeks To Void Patent Claims, Fees in Qualcomm Dispute
Author: 0 Apple Seeks To Void Patent Claims, Fees in Qualcomm Dispute

Foxconn Technology Group, Pegatron Corp. and Wistron Corp. - and argues that Qualcomm's licensing agreements with them aren't enforceable because the royalties includes invalid patents. Apple is stepping up its patent fight against semiconductor giant Qualcomm . The company wants to be able to buy chips without signing the license agreement that forces it to pay a part of the overall iPhone sale price.

Arts&Culture Star Wars Han Solo movie loses directors over 'creative differences'
Author: 0 Star Wars Han Solo movie loses directors over 'creative differences'

It is unclear if the search for a new director is underway, though Kennedy's statement suggests there will be a new director imminently. In the official statement, Kathleen Kennedy , president of Lucasfilm , said, " Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an incredible cast and crew, but it's become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we've made a decision to part ways".

Arts&Culture Oscar-Winner Daniel Day-Lewis Retiring From Acting
Author: 0 Oscar-Winner Daniel Day-Lewis Retiring From Acting

Three-time Oscar victor Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in " Lincoln " and "Gangs of NY". In the late 1990s, he took time off from acting to work as an apprentice shoe-maker in Italy. Sad day for fans of brilliant performances. His 46-year career has seen him win three best actor Oscars, for playing wheelchair-bound Christy Brown in My Left Foot (1990), oil man Daniel Plainview in There ...

Arts&Culture Watch An Elephant Family Save Baby Calf From Drowning
Author: 0 Watch An Elephant Family Save Baby Calf From Drowning

A pair of adult elephants have carried out a heart-stopping rescue of a drowning calf, with enclosure footage capturing their incredible teamwork and co-ordination. In the video, you can see the two adult elephants and a calf coming to drink water from the swimming pool of the zoo. The stunned adults quickly sprung into action when they saw the calf struggling to keep its mouth and trunk above the surface.

Arts&Culture Was Gal Gadot underpaid?
Author: 0 Was Gal Gadot underpaid?

The film has made money hand over fist, with current box office takings sitting at around US$572.2million after just three weeks in theatres. But given the commercial success of the reel, Gadot might receive an increase in dividends in the near future.

Arts&Culture Mattel unveils diverse line of Ken dolls
Author: 0 Mattel unveils diverse line of Ken dolls

Move over Barbie , Ken has undergone a long overdue makeover. But it seems some people can't take the addition of man bun-Ken too seriously. And every iteration of dream Kens are included, whether it's a surfer boy with a man bun or plaid-loving college bro.

Arts&Culture Mobb Deep star dead at 42
Author: 0 Mobb Deep star dead at 42

The cause of death is unknown, TMZ reported , but Prodigy had suffered from health problems for years. "We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family's privacy at this time", the statement reads. Real name Albert Johnson , he was best known for platinum album Murda Muzik and hit track Quiet Storm , recorded with Lil Kim . Others also paid tribute to Prodigy , who was often praised for his skilled rhymes and lyrics.

Arts&Culture Netflix's twisted new show gets viewers involved
Author: 0 Netflix's twisted new show gets viewers involved

Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale launched Tuesday on the streaming service with a format that will remind some parents of the so-called gamebook genre, more commonly called " Choose Your Own Adventure ". The first show, " Puss in Book " is available now. "Kids talk to screens, they touch screens and there's this notion that everything is something to be interacted with".

Author: 0 Donald Trump 'yells at TVs in the White House' about Russian Federation investigation

And a third tweet contended that despite the "phony Witch Hunt" - Trump capitalized both words as if the phrase is a proper noun - the economy under his watch is booming. "I'm growing increasingly concerned that the President will attempt to fire not only Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating possible obstruction of justice, but also Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein who appointed Mueller", warned Sen.

Arts&Culture Beyoncé's dad angers Beyhive with announcement about twins
Author: 0 Beyoncé's dad angers Beyhive with announcement about twins

It's not clear exactly how many weeks early they arrived, as the " Lemonade " songstress announced her pregnancy on February 1 but never said her due date. The "XO" singer's fans have been waiting for an official announcement from the entertainer. The post - showing the singer embracing her baby bump in a garden scene - broke records on the social media platform.

Arts&Culture Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels
Author: 0 Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels

According to the Colombian police, the two were last seen when they were stopped at a checkpoint near the town of El Tarra - in the same area where a Spanish journalist and several Colombian colleagues were kidnapped previous year. The group has insisted on a bilateral ceasefire but the government says this would be conditional on the ELN ending kidnapping - something that has not yet happened.

Author: 0 Bulls, Knicks both interested in ex-Kansas star Josh Jackson

The Boston Celtics were immediately interested in such a scenario, according to RealGM . The New York Knicks are reportedly weighing trade offers for Kristaps Porzingis with the interest of landing a guard. Like, could you imagine the 7-foot-3 forward who can score in a variety of ways while also playing defense landing in Phoenix? So hearing Chris Carlin and Ike Reese on 94 WIP discussing what it might take to get Kristaps Porzingis in a trade with the Knicks should come as no ...

Arts&Culture Supreme Court to Consider Case on Partisan Gerrymandering
Author: 0 Supreme Court to Consider Case on Partisan Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court on Monday stepped, somewhat hesitantly, into the long-standing constitutional controversy over partisan gerrymandering , accepting a major test case for review and giving itself several issues to consider. However, Republicans ended up receiving five out of the eight Congressional seats because of district lines in the state that had been redrawn in secret just a year earlier.