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Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me

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Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. on February 28, 2016. The fact that streaming services will suddenly become flooded with previously unavailable Taylor Swift hits at the exact same time Katy Perry's trying to get her new album heard? The album has a diss track apparently about Swift . Read More »

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

Some fans claimed they'd noticed increased security around the hospital - where Beyonce gave birth to her daughter Blue Ivy in 2012 - with some even alleging to have seen her bodyguards carrying two baby vehicle seats. "S**t.Wayne, Juve BG Nipsey. Kim". "Fuck. 50 cent big L sho ag nice and smooth Joe and pun. diggable butterfly esp...beanie young chris freeway SP okay for real this time". Read More »

PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58

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The official death toll from the blaze now sits at 30, up from 17 overnight, as firefighters continue the extremely hard process of recovering bodies from within the tower. British officials have ordered a review of other buildings that have had similar renovations. Two protests were called in reaction to the Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday with many calling for an independent inquest into the event. Read More »

Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

After a gunman with apparent left-wing political beliefs fired shots at congressional Republicans' baseball practice Wednesday morning, lawmakers and commentators across the political spectrum were quick to blame an increasingly tense rhetorical landscape - a national mood in which sharp words can too easily metamorphose into violence. Read More »

Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation

Writer and researcher Sarah Kendzior in late May wrote that Pence "lied about whether Trump had said more countries should have nuclear weapons" and "lied about Trump saying he wanted to punish women who had abortions". It is that we are less than six months into Trump's term and members of his own party are openly assuming that Trump is going down and trying to guess what the new administration will look like. Read More »

58 people confirmed or presumed dead from London tower fire

Commander Stuart Cundy said that number "may increase" and that a "significant" recovery operation is likely to take weeks. In its most recent post, published just hours after the fire started, it wrote: "ALL OUR WARNINGS FELL ON DEAF EARS and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time ". Read More »

NBA Finals Parity Through The Decades

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship. Then go 10 stories down to the 3rd level of the National Basketball Association food chain which you'll find the other 27 teams fighting over who wants to get blown out by the Warriors or the Cavs in the 1st or 2nd round (Now that's something worth ... Read More »

Shot congressman Scalise shows signs of improvement

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The game, a charity match between teams of Democrats and Republicans played almost every year since 1909, usually draws about 10,000. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens during an interview in NY on October 8, 2014. Sava said on Friday there were hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". Read More »

Beyonce 'gives birth to twins', according to reports

The names and sexes of the twins are not yet known, though eyebrows were raised Thursday when Barack Obama implied that Beyoncé would be giving birth to twin girls. Representatives for the couple have not responded to requests for comment, variety .com said . She has been spotted courtside at basketball games and at awards shows with her baby bump since the February announcement. Read More »

The Clooney twins are here!

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The human rights lawyer gave birth today to their twins , a daughter and a son respectively named Ella and Alexander . The couple, who have been married since 2014, confirmed that they were expecting their first children back in February after months of speculation. Read More »

We could learn from Labour, says Tory MP Glyn Davies

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Labour hasn't won a Commons majority, yet. When we have a blocked toilet, none of us want a plumber to promise to come and then not show up, nor do we do want a plumber to arrive and simply talk nicely to us about unblocking the toilet and then do nothing. Read More »

US Congressmen play game after baseball shooting

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On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans? " as Duncan recalls the encounter. Read More »

Suspect in custody after shooting at Florida hospital

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A nurse working in an emergency room in Ocala was shot Saturday afternoon. Riordan said the injured nurse is expected to recover. Lopez said the suspect was immediately detained after the shooting. After the man was cleared, the man got into a physical confrontation with three troopers and a stole a gun. The shooter had reportedly been taken to the hospital by a trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol. Read More »

DiCaprio's art, 'Dumb and Dumber To' made with laundered money

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It says the wife of an unnamed person identified as "Malaysian Official 1", who has been widely inferred to be Najib, received a 22-carat pink diamond necklace worth $27.3 million in 2014 purchased with from funds stolen from 1MDB. Bloomberg quoted a spokesman for the actor as saying that he had already "initiated return" of the items, which he had accepted for a charity auction for his foundation. Read More »

After election setback, UK Conservatives close to agreement with Democratic Unionist Party

Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government program, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". While British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she will follow the results of last year's Brexit referendum, her disastrous showing in elections last week has raised fresh questions about how - and if - Britain will leave the bloc. Read More »

Polanski's victim begs court to end rape case

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Violated at the age of 13 by the director who had drugged her, Samantha Geimer has long defended Roman Polanski . She said she has felt that the media have wanted her to play the role of victim for the last 40 years, even though she had long ago gotten over it. Read More »

LeBron James posts freaky and puzzling Instagram video

Steph was clearly having a good time at the parade, at one point running through the crowd for high fives with fans who had lined up to cheer on their team. He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school. The parade wound through downtown Oakland before the rally near Lake Merritt. Green said James had started the super team concept. Read More »

Queen's birthday message captures 'sombre national mood'

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The venue has been turned into an emergency shelter following the devastating fire that engulfed a 24-story apartment building, taking the lives of at least 17 people, with dozens still missing. The head of state said a saddened country was showing resolve in the face of adversity and a determination to rebuild wrecked lives. Organizers handed out fliers that read, "Your anger must be heard". Read More »

SMACK CHECK: Tracking McGregor-Mayweather talk through fight

Ireland's McGregor , 28, who has won 21 out of his 24 MMA fights, has helped to turn the UFC from a cult phenomenon into a global sport. Forbes reports each fighter could take home more than $100 million for the fight. Mayweather was concerned enough about the possibility of McGregor fouling him that such language was inserted into contracts for this unprecedented showdown between an elite-level boxer and a star mixed martial artist. Read More »

Deadlocked Bill Cosby jury instructed to resume deliberations Friday

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Judge Steven O'Neill gave them instructions to try again, issuing a "dynamite charge" or "Allen charge", meant to motivate an uncertain jury to reach a decision. "I just want to wish all of the fathers a happy Father's Day", Cosby said. But he says he no longer had them when he met accuser Andrea Constand in 2002 at Temple University. Read More »

Why dogs are being used after the Grenfell Tower fire

Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of people turned to outrage Friday amid suggestions that materials used in a recent renovation project may have contributed to the disaster. And today the Queen and the Duke of Cambridge met volunteers, local residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre, near the charred remains of the building in west London . Read More »

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Resumes

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Mr Cosby's lawyer, Mr Brian McMonagle, attacked Ms Constand's credibility and said the alleged assault never happened. Cosby, a university trustee, followed the athletics department closely, she said. He had given her pills to help her "relax" and described the pills as "your friends" and to "put them down". "They're your friends; they'll take the edge off". Read More »