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Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea

He also sent photos of himself to the girl, including one in which he was shirtless at a pool, and reportedly solicited sexually explicit pictures her. Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-Brooklyn) said Weiner has to sort through his issues after he entered his plea. . The US attorney's office in Manhattan confirmed the court appearance but declined to release additional details about the charges against the Democrat. Read More »

Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

Late Friday, the Senate intelligence committee announced that Comey had agreed to testify at an open hearing at an undetermined date after Memorial Day. The White House repeated its assertion that a "thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity". Read More »

Tornado that began in Oklahoma hurts 1 in Kansas

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Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking. The preliminary damage rating for the tornado is a strong EF2, according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

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Weiner will plead guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor, according to The Times. A 15-year-old North Carolina girl claimed in a published report last September that Weiner sent her shirtless photos of himself and more graphic messages, even though she made it clear she is underage. Read More »

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing, the committee said in a statement on Friday. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9, dramatically ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's meddling in the election that sent him to the White House. Read More »

US dollar slumps amid Trump uncertainty

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The three major indexes fell for the week. U.S. crude futures hit a three-week high, and were last trading up 0.8% to $49.76 a barrel. The euro also climbed 0.1 percent to $1.111.It touched a six-month high on Thursday but surrendered the gains to close 0.5 percent lower. Read More »

Jason Chaffetz Announces He's Resigning In June

The news, first reported by Politico , puts into motion a potentially uncertain special election process in Utah, where state lawmakers are in a stare-down with Gov. But until his recent moves, critics suggested that he had been less interested in probing potential wrongdoing inside the Trump administration. A packed field of Utah Republicans is shaping up to replace Rep. Read More »

Here We Go Again! Mamma Mia Sequel Hits in 2018

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Mamma Mia is officially heading back to theaters! Universal says the original cast is expected to return, along with some new faces. Here we go again! The follow-up flick will be written and directed by Ol Parker (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), and is slated for release on July 20, 2018. Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront II "Story of an Imperial Solder" Video Released

Instead, they'll be seeing people who genuinely believe that the Empire is good for the galaxy, and are fighting for what they see as law and order against the chaos of the Rebellion. "One of the great things that they included too was like, 'we want to do it from an Imperial point of view, because it hasn't really been done-at least not in that fidelity before". Read More »

Greek leaders hail Macron victory, hope for fruitful ties

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Pro-Europe centrist Macron, 39, was elected on Sunday after promising a " revolution " that would bring in fresh faces into France's stale political life and end the pattern of power alternating between traditional parties. The president-elect is left-leaning - a one-time Socialist party member - and was a senior advisor to Hollande and an economy minister in his government 2014-2016. Read More »

Scandal Season-Finale Recap: It Feels Right

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But a measured pace is not Scandal's jam, so instead of prolonging the reunion, Maya is taken into custody nearly immediately in "Tick Tock". The 40-year-old actress is best known for playing Olivia Pope on the political TV drama, which follows her and her team of "gladiators" solving various controversial scenarios. Read More »

Will Smith brings fresh air of West Philly to Cannes jury

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It is also one of the most controversial films at the festival, for reasons having nothing to do with its content. "I want to give them an abundance of films (to watch)". The streaming giant's two films are among 19 vying for the Palme d'Or , which also include " Happy End ", a film set against the backdrop of Europe's migrant crisis by " Amour " director Michael Haneke , and Sofia Coppola's American Civil War thriller "The Beguiled" starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell. Read More »

Deepika had 'super super time' at Cannes Film Festival

But Emily Ratajkowski stood out as she dared to don a see-through lacy dress showing all her assets at the 70th Cannes Film Festival . Her hair was neatly tied in a bun and she accented her look with rings and bangles. This hand-painted gown was specially created for her. On the Day 2 of the festival, the leggy girl opted for a green Brandon Maxwell thigh slit gown and coupled it with diamond earrings and neat high bun. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Hit 100 Million Instagram Followers Before Kylie Jenner

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After all, the social media mogul enjoys breaking the Internet on the regular with her famous curves, NSFW selfies, and sweet photos of her hanging out with rapper husband Kanye West, son Saint, 1, and daughter North, 3. I appreciate my fans (and family) more than you know. 'Family is everything to me'. The mom-of-two then took a trip down memory lane as she shared an Easter throwback of the West family all dressed up and posing for a photo at their home. Read More »

Pamela Anderson and Lady Gaga rally to cause of Julian Assange

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The 45-year-old Australian has always denied the 2010 rape allegations, which he feared would see him extradited to the United States and tried over the leaking of hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. Marianne Ny, Sweden's director of public prosecutions, said the investigation could be reopened if Assange returns to Sweden before August 2020, when the statute of limitations on the allegations against him ends. Read More »

Justice Official Knew Trump Would Fire Comey, Senators Say

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Amash, a member of the hard-line conservative House Freedom Caucus and chairman of the Liberty Caucus, has been calling for an independent commission to investigate the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russian Federation. Ryan stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in Trump. "We need the facts", Ryan said. "It is obvious there are some people out there who want to harm the president", Ryan said. Read More »

White House denies Trump asked Comey to pledge loyalty

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The changing rationales the White House offered added an element of chaos to the president's action. "The tweet speaks for itself". In the aftermath of Comey's dismissal, Cornyn said Trump was "within his authority" to fire him and said it would not affect the investigation of possible Russian ties to Trump's presidential campaign. Read More »

Sidney Crosby's post-concussion return is only getting more uncomfortable

In order for the Penguins to win Game 7, they will have to come out with the same fire the Capitals brought out for Games 6 and 7; Sullivan will demand nothing less. He reunited the "HBK" line of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel that worked so well during last spring's Cup run and the trio responded by generating one shot on goal. Read More »

Ryan: GOP will 'follow the facts' on Trump, Comey

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee invited Comey to testify next Wednesday. Trump told the Russians details of the plot that the US had received from a partner country. "It also means more questions about the administration's ability to garner enough Republican, let alone bipartisan support, for the policy pledges for which investors are growing increasingly impatient". Read More »

South Korea prepares for summit with United States - ministry

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While FireEye researcher John Miller, too, said U.S. and European security officials maintain it was too early to say who is behind the attack, they did not rule out North Korea as a suspect. But a senior North Korean diplomat has said Pyongyang is also open to having talks with Washington under the right conditions. Meanwhile, new South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday (17 May) said there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea. Read More »

Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

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Chris Cornell , the emblematic grunge rock singer whose sweeping voice masked lifelong struggles with drugs and depression, hanged himself late Wednesday moments after finishing a concert . In a past interview Cornell beamed over his wife saying: "When I met my wife Vicky's family, I had to go out of my way to convince them - to show them - that I wasn't anything like their idea of a musician". Read More »

Colorado's mountains get up to 42 inches of snow

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Some rain is expected Friday morning with a daytime high around 60. The calendar says we're almost two-thirds through the month of May, but it looked more like the middle of winter in and around the Rocky Mountains this week. The Colorado National Guard, under executive order of Gov. John Hickenlooper, activated Thursday three "Snow Response Teams" to support local emergency responders in Douglas, Larimer and Weld counties. Read More »