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Updates from the June 11th Tony Awards

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The big victor was a show about outsiders - " Dear Evan Hansen ", which featured a lonely 17-year-old who gets caught in a web of lies. Kevin Spacey kicked off his first-ever Tony Award hosting gig with grace and self-deprecating wit, dancing, singing and joking his way through an opening number that linked all four best new musical nominees and doing his best Glenn Close impersonation. Read More »

Midler, millennial angst scoop Broadway's Tony Awards

Overall, it was a successful night for the production, Dear Evan Hansen . Yet other big names, among them Danny DeVito, Cate Blanchett and singer Josh Groban , left New York's Radio City Music Hall empty-handed. Nixon was one of the most politically outspoken winners , giving a shout-out to people who refuse to just stand by and watch when bad things happen in the world. Read More »

5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette Midler alone

The cast performed the show-stopping song "Waving Through a Window" from the musical earlier in the CBS telecast, which was hosted by Kevin Spacey . While it won just one award, it was a biggie: Best Director for Christopher Ashley . He dedicated it to 9/11 first responders and all those who were generous on that bad day. Read More »

Cosby lawyers scour for inconsistencies

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Constand explained away the numerous phone calls by saying she was merely returning Cosby's messages about the women's basketball squad at Temple University, where he was a powerful member of the board of trustees and she was director of team operations. Read More »

Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

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Put it all together with his unusually tenacious, crablike forechecking style, and you have one odd hockey player. He finished with nine assists and was a plus-2 in 25 playoff games. What Pollock did not see is that Murray, with his back turned towards the official, never had control of the puck, and it had bounced into the blue paint where Sissons was waiting. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Oslo' win big at Tony Awards _ so far

The leading musical Tony nominees are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812", with 12 nominations, " Hello, Dolly! " with 10 and " Dear Evan Hansen ", with nine. Other notable winners from the night included James Earl Jones being honored with the Special Tony Award for lifetime achievement in the theater, Cynthia Nixon of Sex and the City fame taking home the award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role in The Little Foxes , Roseanne alum Laurie Metcalf winning ... Read More »

London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body

A second French citizen has been confirmed killed in the London Bridge attack, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday (Jun 7). But he changed, she said, when he went to Britain about a year ago and was seduced by radical views propagated on the internet. Butt had appeared in a television documentary called "The Jihadis Next Door", as one of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park and who had connections with known radical preachers. Read More »

Selena opens up about her relationship with The Weeknd

Having finished the first stage of his Legend of The Fall World Tour, Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd has released the video for the Starboy track " Secrets ". "Obviously she's referring to The Weeknd ", Seacrest added, to ensure there was no confusion as to whom Gomez was referring to. Last month, at the Gucci Bloom Party, Petra Collins told Vanity Fair that she and Selena had been talking about making a scary movie. Read More »

What time is Big Brother on TV?

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All the nominations will air on Tuesday night's Big Brother . So far Kayleigh Morris , Lotan Carter, Imran Javeed, Sukhvinder Javeed, Hannah Agboola and Deborah Agboola have been annlounced - although there are due to be more announcements before the show begins. Read More »

Can LeBron's Cavs Come Back From Another 3-1 Finals Deficit?

Talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". There was even a freaky moment in which it looked like Draymond Green had earned his second technical foul only for it to be noted that his technical in the first half really belonged to coach Steve Kerr. Read More »

Patty Jenkins not yet signed on to direct Wonder Woman sequel

The Hollywood Reporter has the surprising news about Jenkins not being signed on to direct Wonder Woman 2 , but in reality, it's not that shocking of a story. Pictures, actress Gal Gadot and actress Lynda Carter attend the premiere of Warner Bros . Jenkins has created a film that delivers on what old fans of the heroine have wanted to see for decades. Read More »

"'Oslo" takes Tony Award for best new play

Jill Biden, were in attendance was met with a standing ovation from the Radio City Music Hall crowd. Kevin Spacey performs onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards . Bette Midler won for leading actress in a musical for her role as matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi in one of the hottest shows on Broadway. Andy Blankenbuehler won his second choreography Tony in as many years - last year for " Hamilton " and this time for " Bandstand ". Read More »

Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

On the stand, she was forceful and unapologetic in explaining why she went after him, and she provided for the prosecution the more withering voice they did not have in Constand, especially not backing down as the defense sought to discredit her daughter. Read More »

9 things you didn't see at the Tony Awards

Focused more than anything on thanking the many people in her life who brought her to this moment (and that speech continued backstage too ), when the cutoff music came in after the two-minute mark, she simply kept on going. It's been a good season for the duo, who also won an Oscar for their hit song " City of Stars " in the movie La La Land . "Am I dreaming? Is this some kind of insane dream?" she asked. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to tesify

Sessions is prepared to make clear that there was no "third meeting" with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel, the source said, pushing back on reports that Sessions could have met with Kislyak at an April 2016 Trump campaign event they both attended at the hotel. Read More »

"Dear Evan Hansen" Came Out On Top At The Tonys

Bette Midler , a victor for Hello, Dolly! When the orchestra began to play her off as she spoke on stage she told them: "Shut that crap off". Her speech provided host Kevin Spacey - who sang, did a little soft-shoe, trotted out his impressions, and was generally game for anything - with his best line of the night. Read More »

Team Trump deploys "Comey is ap*ssy" blitz

Trump Jr. went on to say that his father was "vindicated" by Comey's testimony , which he called "basically ridiculous". "I don't understand why the president just doesn't clear this matter up once and for all", said Senator Susan Collins , a member of that committee, referring to the existence of any recordings. Read More »

Uber fires 20 employees as it looks to sort harassment problems

Rigetti's blog post also alleged that Uber's human resource department systemically covered up sexual harassment complaints. Per Bloomberg , Perkins Coie attorney Bobbie Wilson addressed Uber's 12,000 employees Tuesday morning with details of their investigation of over 250 sexual harassment claims, and they apparently chose to take no action in 100 of them. Read More »

Tony Awards: Bette Midler's hilariously long speech stole the show

The play has won rave reviews and a Hollywood movie adaptation is also in the works, planned by Marc Platt, producer of " La La Land ", which won six Oscars at this year's Academy Awards. Some non-white nominees, like set designer Mimi Lien and orchestrator Alex Lacamoire, won trophies, and the cast of " Jitney " - mostly African-American - helped it win the revival Tony. Read More »

Cosby defense rests after calling one witness, a detective, for 6 minutes

Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago. The trial would move to closing arguments on Monday if they decide not to put anyone on the stand. She testified that when she came to, Cosby was sexually assaulting her and she was unable to stop him. As for what went down inside, it turns out Bill declined to testify in his own defense in a decision made after talking to his lawyers. Read More »

Taylor Swift's Music Is Now Back For Streaming On Spotify

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The 27-year old award-winning singer, #Taylor Swift , has now finally made a decision to let bygones be bygones and has released all of her songs to all #streaming services. No streaming service besides Apple Music was able to stream "1989". In 2014 Swift removed all of her music from streaming services , and even openly criticized Apple music in 2015 for failing to pay music royalties during trial periods. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

The star's wife, Chrissy Teigen , joined him at the star-studded Tony Awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and she couldn't have been more excited for her husband's accomplishment. "This has the ability to lift your spirits in these bad, awful times", she said of her show. J.T. Rogers with Best Play award for Oslo . When this happens, most celebrities get the hint and wrap it up in a timely matter - but not Bette Midler . Read More »

Bette Midler steals the show at the Tony Awards

Other winners included August Wilson's "Jitney," which drove away with the Tony for best play revival. The title character, Evan Hansen, is a high school senior with a social anxiety disorder who finds himself amid the turmoil that follows a classmate's death. Read More »

Come From Away wins Tony

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The 70-year-old actress, who delighted the audience at Radio City Music Hall Sunday night with her rambling speech that included a bleep for profanity, revealed her uber-producer Scott Rudin nagged her to take on the iconic role as socialite-turned-matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi that certainly kept her on her feet. Read More »

Cosby won't testify at his sexual assault trial

Lawyers for Judith Slater, who ran the accounting department at the network but was sacked earlier this year when some employees alleged she ran a racially hostile environment, said in court papers filed Monday that their client sometimes used humor to lessen pressure at work. Read More »

Cosby gave sedatives to young women, jurors hear at sex assault trial

Jurors heard excerpts on Friday from Cosby's decade-old testimony in a related civil suit about how he gave quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. Cosby was in the courtroom the entire time; so was Therese Serignese , who says she was assaulted by Cosby and is mentioned in some of the parts read aloud to jurors. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions to face US Senate panel in public

He told Congress last Saturday that lawmakers on other panels had said they meant to ask him about the Russian Federation investigation, after testimony by former FBI director James Comey last Thursday. Trump's behavior that Mr. Comey described last week. The White House is hoping this week to drive a message focused on his agenda. Sen. Richard Burr , R-N.C., chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee , and Sen. Read More »

Cosby defense rests after calling one witness

Bill Cosby's sex assault trial continues Monday in Montgomery County, with the judge telling the jury he expects they'll get the case early in the week. Though rumors circulated late last week that Cosby was considering testifying in his own defense, he said today after being placed under oath that he will not take the witness stand. Read More »

WONDER WOMAN Cast Respond To Internet Trolls

She might be a flawless stranger if you are neither a fan of the American franchise The Fast and The Furious nor the superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice . "Consider this your friendly reminder that if this movie completely changed the way these girls and boys thought about themselves in a week", said the list writer at the bottom of it. Read More »

When Baahubali 2 actress Anushka Shetty rejected 'Queen'

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Here's how Prabhas will look in the futuristic film. Fans were waiting for the next look of Prabhas after SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2 . After many rumours about Baahubali star, finally, Prabhas' look in Saaho is revealed. While Prabhas is yet to join; the supporting cast is shooting portions that do not require the actor. "The team was in search of a Bollywood actress initially". Read More »

Pulse Night Club 1 Year Anniversary

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A year after the worst mass shooting in modern US history, people gathered in the heart of downtown Orlando to remember the 49 patrons killed at a gay nightclub . Church bells throughout Orlando will ring 49 times at noon. "We are not going to back down and go back into hiding, saying we are afraid, because we are not", said Chris Hess, of Ames. Read More »