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Cosby jury hears his admission that he used to get Quaaludes

He is on trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand , now 44, at his Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, mansion in January 2004. In earlier testimony Friday, prosecutors had hoped to beat back questions about why Constand had taken a year to report the alleged attack to authorities. [Full Article...]

5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone

5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone And he didn't leave United States politics behind for the evening - the star impersonated former U.S. president Bill Clinton and appeared on stage as his House of Cards character Frank Underwood. Australian producers Stuart Thompson (best play Sweat and best revival of a play Six Degrees of Separation ) and duo Rodney Rigby and Sam Levy ( best musical Come From Away ) also missed out. [Full Article...]

Rikki Klieman on Bill Cosby defense strategy, whether he will testify

The prosecution also called on Constand's mother, a forensic toxicologist and a sexual assault expert. At the start of this week's proceedings, the defence called Detective Richard Schaffer to the stand. Inside the grand, century-old courtroom, the veteran performer has been mostly subdued. Declining to take the stand in his own defense, the 79-year-old TV star left it to his attorney to ar... [Full Article...]

Cosby lawyers say he and accuser were lovers

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Bill Cosby's trial raced toward a close Monday, with his lawyer telling the jury that the comedian and the woman who accuses him of drugging and molesting her were lovers who had enjoyed secret "romantic interludes". [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Jeff Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday Sessions , a former senator and an early supporter of Trump's election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on the Russian Federation issue. You need to testify before both in public. Sessions announced he wanted to testify in public in a statement released on Monday. "I don't know whether it will happen - don't know whether it's going to be pub... [Full Article...]

Who won what at the Tony Awards?

Don't ever try to get Bette Midler off the stage! Likewise best lighting design and scenic design of a musical (both won, so deservedly, by The Great Comet , which is as much about its immersive experience as its plot or music); and best lighting design in a play ( Indecent ). [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US Saturday's nationwide " March Against Sharia ", sponsored by a group known for aggressively criticizing Islam, has in recent days become a rallying cause for right-wing extremists, forcing march organizers to repudiate some of their own supporters and prompting concern about clashes with militant leftists. [Full Article...]

Cosby on trial: Gripping testimony, brisk pace mark Week 1

They say Constand's sexual orientation is inadmissible, and they say it has, in their words absolutely nothing to do with whether or not Cosby drugged and sexually assaulter her without her consent. Prosecutors have suggested he gave her something stronger - perhaps quaaludes, a popular party drug in the 1970s. The case largely rests on the credibility of accuser Andrea Constand, a former profes... [Full Article...]

McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled

McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled Comey's comments on Lynch regarding the Clinton email probe were overshadowed by his descriptions of meetings with Trump over the FBI's probe of Russia's meddling in the USA presidential election. The hard-to-follow line of question confused the otherwise stoic Comey , who went from audibly impatient with McCain to a laugh as he put up his hands to deny the president title. [Full Article...]

'Holy heartbreak Batman!' Tributes to caped crusader actor Adam West

'Holy heartbreak Batman!' Tributes to caped crusader actor Adam West Adam West started out in films in 1959 and scored his first major role playing opposite Chuck Connors in Geronimo (1962). Viewers came to expect fight scenes where Batman and his trusted sidekick, Robin the Boy Wonder, played by Burt Ward, would battle an array of anonymous henchmen, dispatching them with comedic blows obscured by graphics that filled the screen and hid the violence: Bam! His... [Full Article...]

'Batman' Actor Adam West Dies

'Batman' Actor Adam West Dies There are no words to describe how much we'll miss him", the statement continued. Even though there were several actors who played Batman after West, one comment came from a person who said West will always be the real Batman to her. Speer. Affleck called West a hero and a kind, funny, and an all-around great guy. Ward, now 71, said he has spent "75 percent of my life on this planet workin... [Full Article...]

Rachel Weisz talks being squashed under Game of Thrones horse

Rachel Weisz talks being squashed under Game of Thrones horse When done right you have the makings of an enduring classic. Regardless of who messed up, Philip is the primary factor keeping " My Cousin Rachel " from greatness. Alice Normington, production designer, and Mike Eley , cinematographer, complement each other to portray a decaying Gothic world set in Victorian England as we traverse from lifeless cold forests to dimly lit, musty rooms. [Full Article...]

Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

As the nation collectively grieves following the third terror attack to hit the country in three months, a minute's silence will observed on Tuesday at 11am in memory of the victims. The police and intelligence agencies have tried to prevent complex, high-tech plots - such as those created to bring down commercial flights - but now they are dealing with a rash of less complicated attacks on soft t... [Full Article...]

All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge

The three, who were wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead late Saturday after ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then slashing and stabbing people in nearby Borough Market . London police have raided raid two addresses and detained "a number" of people suspected of some connection to the Saturday night vehicle attack and knife rampage on London Bridge. [Full Article...]

Fifth Harmony Recruits Gucci Mane For New Single "Down"

Fifth Harmony Recruits Gucci Mane For New Single See all the teasers below. While Cabello is still reflecting on her journey to happiness, Fifth Harmony seemed to be in great spirits during their Friday appearance on " Good Morning America ". She dropped her first solo single Crying In The Club on May 19. It's been really fantastic, we've been having so much fun'. "We [the singer and her team] were just talking about it, that concert". [Full Article...]

Jab Harry Met Sejal trailer will be attached to Salman Khan's Tubelight

Jab Harry Met Sejal trailer will be attached to Salman Khan's Tubelight Since the release of its first poster, Twitterati is doing what they do best i.e making memes. Also read: Ranbir Kapoor says he suggested the title Jab Harry Met Sejal , Shah Rukh Khan denies. I have always gone and requested people to adjust their dates knowing that it is sometimes unavoidable. The title Jab Harry Met Sejal raised many eyebrows on the announcement. [Full Article...]

Lexi Thompson leads LPGA in Canada

Australian Lee carded a three-under-par 69 in the third round to be 13 under for the tournament while American Thompson had a 67 to lead compatriot Lindy Duncan (67) by one shot in Canada on Saturday. Former victor Suzann Pettersen and last year's runner-up Lee Mi-Hyang shared the first-round lead on Thursday in the ManuLife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Canada. [Full Article...]

Jessica Chastain Ties The Knot To Boyfriend Of 5 Years In Italy

Jessica Chastain Ties The Knot To Boyfriend Of 5 Years In Italy The guest list included celebrities such as Anne Hathaway and her husband Adam Shulman , as well as Emily Blunt , who appeared alongside Jessica in The Huntsman: Winter's War . The 34-year-old Italian hunk's noble family reportedly goes back 1,000 years in Bergamo Alta. "And that's very important to me". Shortly after they made their public debut as a couple in 2013, she gushed about ... [Full Article...]

Did last night's debate really feature the most left-wing audience ever?

Did last night's debate really feature the most left-wing audience ever? The Sun pulls no punches, suggesting that Mr Corbyn was "walloped" by all six opponents in the debate, saying the Labour leader was subjected to a "withering assault" from Conservative Amber Rudd when quizzed on how his party would fund its manifesto promises. [Full Article...]

England Snatch A Point In Scotland

Leigh Griffiths earned effusive praise from his manager for the 87th- and 90th-minute
free-kicks that appeared to have given Scotland a famous win after the 70th-minute strike by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, pictured. England are unbeaten in their last five visits to Scotland . "But him being the captain tomorrow, if selected and I can play with him then it will be a great honour to walk out be... [Full Article...]


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