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Sponsors Pull Funding From Central Park Theater For Trump Murder Scene

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In the wake of critical coverage in right-leaning news outlets including Breitbart and Fox News , Bank of America and Delta pulled their support. The famous Shakespeare play is about a Roman ruler who is assassinated by senators who fear their emperor is becoming a tyrant. It deals with themes like betrayal, hubris and free will. Read More »

Cosby lawyers accuse Andrea Constand of lying to police

During her testimony , Cosby "rubbed his forehead and shook his head". "I wasn't able to - in my head - I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen and those messages didn't get there and I was limp", she claimed, fighting back tears. Read More »

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants PM's answers today over fire failures

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Residents are furious that numerous victims have not yet been found or identified, and believe authorities have been downplaying the number of victims. The names of those who died are beginning to emerge. Another complicating factor is that much of the DNA material that would normally be used to help pinpoint victims - like toothbrushes or combs - were probably also incinerated in the blaze. Read More »

Weekend Box Office: Not Quite Dead on Arrival, But Close

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Hollywood actor Tom Cruise , who features in a new Mummy reboot, says the original 1932 film starring Boris Karloff as the monster, had left him terrified. The budget was $38 million so if its worldwide rollout does well it should be profitable. Granted, my two young boys have a lot to do with that, but it actually looks like a nice turnaround for Pixar after CARS 2 and there's definitely a market for another movie about talking cars. Read More »

Let the Warriors Dynasty Begin

So what'd you expect LeBron to do after coming up short against the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals? "To have teammates that encourage you, that lift you up, that's what we all need in life", he said . "The last couple of days I've thought about it", he said. Usually, the National Basketball Association champions are invited to the White House to meet the president, an event that tends to take place at some point during the following season. Read More »

Speculation Swirls That Warriors Will Refuse To Visit Trump's White House

The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House. The Warriors' statement comes less than 24 hours after Clemson visited the White House to honor a national championship win against Alabama in January, in which President Trump said the Tigers "won a championship game for the ages". Read More »

LeBron James Makes Huge Announcement On Instagram

The best part was that LeBron finally, after many years , embraced his baldness. LeBron holds multiple accolades such as being named an NBA All-Star 13 times, being a three-time NBA Finals MVP, as well as holding the title of league MVP four times as well . Read More »

Connecticut NBC affiliate won't air Jones story

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The high-profile NBC host added that it doesn't do her "any good" to be unfair to Jones , as that could prevent her from convincing other controversial interview subjects to speak with her in the future. All I can say is that I hope Megyn Kelly asks tougher questions and follow-up questions than she did of Vladimir Putin. News Chairman Andy Lack said the story will be edited with the sensitivity of its critics in mind. Read More »

London police: Grenfell tower fire death toll reaches 30

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They also ask to release full list of victims of the tragedy, and commission investigation into all other similar buildings in the borough to identify fire. Residents organisation Grenfell Action Group had earlier claimed that the block constituted a fire risk. The prime minister's effort came as investigators try to figure out how the raging inferno started at the tower in the North Kensington neighborhood of west London . Read More »

Cosby thanks supporters on 5th day of deliberations at trial

Attorney Gloria Allred speaks with members of the media during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. As the deliberations dragged on, the scene outside the courthouse was one of prolonged boredom that was occasionally shattered by camera-wielding news crews swarming demonstrators and hurrying to the now-standard impromptu press conference. Read More »

Patty Jenkins Comments If Chris Pine Can Return To Wonder Woman 2

Given the film's incredible success - with critics, with fans, with just about everyone - it seems all but guaranteed that Jenkins will return for the sequel. Pair her superhuman qualities with her human ones, and you get the reason why we take an interest in her. On top of its already strong box office performance, Wonder Woman is also a great movie. Read More »

London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

While the cause of the blaze has not been officially identified, residents had been complaining about conditions in the building since it was remodeled in 2016, but were rebuffed. Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, a civil engineering student who wanted to help rebuild his war-torn homeland one day, was the first victim named. Read More »

Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Controversies

He made the announcement to employees over email saying he needed to mourn the loss of his mother, who died in a boating accident last month. — February 2: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits President Trump's council of business leaders amid mounting pressure from employees and customers over the immigration order. Read More »

Actor Adam West who portrayed TV 'Batman' dies at age 88

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Later in life, West made appearances on the animated series " Family Guy " as Mayor Adam West , the oddball leader of Quahog, Rhode Island. 'This is a terribly unexpected loss of my lifelong friend. ERIC DEGGANS, BYLINE: Adam West's turn as the straight-arrow, super earnest, caped crusader was an instant hit on television in the mid-1960s. West was honoured in 2012 with a star on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. Read More »

US stocks end mixed after retail shake up

Backed by its express delivery network, it has entered the US grocery market with limited success through its online platform in recent years under a brand name known as AmazonFresh . Analysts say the Whole Foods footprint and distribution channel could theoretically make 5-minute deliveries a reality. The natural foods retailer helped start a trend toward natural and organic foods, but its stock has struggled in recent years and recently the company shook up its board and said it would ... Read More »

Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves

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Not only was it extremely longer than most award show speeches, but she also said some of the most hilarious one-liners while accepting her first-ever Tony win for acting. And the show's star Ben Platt , who is 23 years old, took home the Tony for leading actor in a musical. Also winning a big Tony honor Sunday was " Oslo ", a play about the 1993 Middle East peace agreement. Read More »

Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

A young Syrian refugee was identified on Thursday as one of the first victims of the huge fire which gutted the apartment block in west London earlier this week. Mr Cundy said the victims included one person who had died in hospital. Khan said that residents were increasingly angry, distraught and frustrated because the government and local authorities had not done enough to help them or to answer questions about dead or missing loved ones. Read More »

Del Potro facing Wimbledon fitness battle after Queen's withdrawal

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Ireland hooker Best, who has made 104 worldwide appearances, also led his country to their first ever win over New Zealand in November. The duo's absence from the event follows on from world number two Rafael Nadal pulling out earlier in the week to allow him to get some rest ahead of Wimbledon . Read More »

US Navy destroyer collides with ship, 7 missing

The USS Dewey (DDG 105), medical assistance and two Navy tugs are being dispatched as quickly as practicable to provide assistance. The destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan and injuries have been reported according to the Navy. Read More »

At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense

Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill urged them to continue deliberations, with the jury on Friday asking to rehear testimony on a 2005 civil suit about Cosby's use of Quaaludes. Cosby has said he gave Constand the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before their sexual encounter at his home in 2004. "It's good for the prosecution", she said, flatly. Read More »

London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors

Firefighters are working their way through the smouldering remains of the building's 24 floors, but the fire is out. "As you can appreciate, it's a very large building with a large number of people in there". "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home", the Syrian Solidarity Campaign said in a statement . Read More »

Local Resident Furious That Theresa May Ignored Grenfell Victims

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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday promised that the government would make £5 million available for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire , the Guardian reported . Emergency accommodation has been found for families made homeless by the blaze, with a huge community relief effort to meet the needs of people who lost everything in the fire. Read More »

Russia inquiry: I'm under investigation

Rosenstein brought up the possibility of recusing himself during a meeting with the Justice Department's third-in-command - behind Sessions and Rosenstein - Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, ABC News reported . And there is no evidence that Mueller recommended to Trump that he fire Comey . Mr Comey said he was "sure" Mr Mueller was looking at whether Mr Trump had obstructed justice, but added that to his knowledge, the president had not tried to impede the Russian ... Read More »