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John Oliver, HBO Sued For Defamation By Coal Baron Robert E. Murray


The Daily Beast reports that the suit, filed on June 21 in the circuit court of Marshall County, West Virginia, argues that Last Week Tonight "executed a meticulously planned attempt to assassinate the character of and reputation of Mr. An HBO spokesperson told the Daily Beast that the company has not seen the whole complaint, but it stands by Oliver's segment. The company said Oliver ignored information it sent the show that it says showed an quake caused the mine's collapse and that the ... Read More »

FBI Release New Information on Congressional Shooter

Williams also sustained injuries during the incident. Before being fatally shot multiple times by police, Hodgkinson wounded Scalise, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and a congressional aide. Authorities said while they found no evidence that Hodgkinson searched for the baseball game or practices on the Internet, agents are still investigating. Read More »

Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

He also directed for Lucasfilms before working on " Willow ", as well as, " Apollo 13 " and Best Picture-and Best Director-winner " A Beautiful Mind ". According to the Hollywood Reporter , Howard will be meeting with the main stars of the cast (Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton) to try and ease everyone on the rattled set. Read More »

Rebel Wilson to give defamation damages as she seeks $7 million


Rebel Wilson is seeking nearly A$6 million (£3.6 million) in damages following last week's successful defamation action against Australian magazines owned by the German publishing giant Bauer Media . "There's certainly a degree of art and a degree of guesswork involved", Dr Collins said during closing submissions on Wednesday. "She was submitted for many projects for which she was not hired". Read More »

The Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT)

Liberum Capital's target gives a potential upside of 7.92% from the company's last stock close. Kbc Group Nv decreased Nu Skin Enterprises Inc (NUS) stake by 81.15% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Diageo PLC has GBX 2800 highest and GBX 1600 lowest target. Valley National Advisers Inc acquired 16,545 shares as Coach Inc (COH)'s stock rose 18.61%. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions


The Pittsburgh Penguins have achieved what few teams have before them, winning back to back Stanley Cups. Other details were still being finalized Monday and will be announced later. Penguins. Penguins that very well may be the greatest hockey team of the decade. The team was missing Kris Letang and was missing Murray for the first two rounds. Read More »

Amanda Knox has opened her Instagram account for the first time


A little over two years after she first started it, Amanda Knox has made her Instagram account public, and there are some very interesting, and very creepy pictures in here . The American was accused of killing Brit and fellow exchange student Meredith Kercher in 2007, and spent four years imprisoned in Italy. In April, she posted a selfie of herself wearing a shirt reading, "It could happen to you". Read More »

Google celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday, doodles


It then leads to a page where you can visually compose music by selecting dots on an 11x16 grid. Google wants you to make your own visual music composition in honor of filmmaker and abstract animator Oskar Fischinger. Born on June 22, 1900 in Gelnhausen, Germany, Fischinger trained as a violinist and apprenticed with an organ building firm until the owners were drafted into service. Read More »

Kim Kardashian said to have hired surrogate for third baby


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West want more kids, the power celeb couple made a decision to involve an agency to source a surrogate . America' s reality star Kim Kardashian and her musician husband Kanye West could see their family growing after United States outlets reported that the celebrity couple has hired a surrogate to carry their third child. Read More »

Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

As for Trump's income for the past year, the standout is the $ 37 million he made off the Mar-A-Lago Club, which has also served as a second White House. US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) pose together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida , April 7, 2017. Read More »

Light-up dance group gets Tyra's Golden Buzzer on 'America's Got Talent'


Probably the most impressed viewer was host Tyra Banks . The next group is from the Ukraine and is called Life Balance Dancers. Light Balance is not the first glow-in-the-dark dance act to compete on AGT , of course. Klum was equally effusive, "I really love what you just did". When Simon Cowell asks where they hail from, one member replies, "From various parts of the country - Seattle, Washington; Washington, D.C.; New York City; Atlanta; Portland, Oregon - yes!" South Korean ... Read More »

Bill Cosby's jury wants to hear accuser's testimony again

Jurors will reconvene Tuesday morning after deliberating for four hours Monday night. That same day, the jury asked to hear read-backs of police testimony about Cosby's 2005 interview with police at his attorney's NY law office. She reported him to human resources, but was told he would get a lecture but no further punishment because he was a "high performer", she wrote. The Rev. Read More »

Cornrows and man buns: The Ken doll gets a makeover


Your child or creepy brother-in-law can now own Ken in up to three diverse body types! Ken , Barbie's faithful boyfriend of 56 years, is now catching up. Some of the new $10 Ken dolls were being rolled out to shops and online stores Tuesday, Mattel Inc. said , and all of them will be on store shelves by the holidays. Read More »

Nicole Kidman celebrates 50th birthday


Reese Witherspoon: "Wishing a big happy birthday to my dear friend, the one and only, mega-talented, #NicoleKidman! ". "Happy Birthday to this lovely woman", Watts added on her own account. 'Happy Birthday to this lovely woman. She won Best Film Actress at the ceremony, and spoke about defying ageism in Hollywood in her acceptance speech. Read More »

Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot

It was a tough performance at Epsom [to win the Coronation Cup] and he has come back after not that long a break. Last year's victor Profitable threw down a challenge inside the last of five furlongs, but Lady Aurelia found another gear to seal an emphatic three-length verdict to give Ward his eighth Royal Ascot victor. Read More »

Periscope Gets Into Paid Gifting With Super Hearts


Periscope is rolling out a new update to the live broadcasting app that lets you tip broadcasters as a way to support their work. Super Heart givers are automatically added to a leaderboard for any ongoing broadcast, incentivizing them to give more than others to stay on top. Read More »

Bill Cosby mistrial sparks outrage

He said Andrea Constand, the woman at the center of the case (she's accusing Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her in his Philadelphia home in 2004), is also on board and willing to testify again. None of the jurors commented after the trial ended and they headed home to the Pittsburgh area, some 300 miles (480 kilometers) from the courthouse outside Philadelphia. Read More »

Names of jurors in Bill Cosby sexual assault case released


Thus far, only a single alternate juror, one of six who heard the evidence but did not participate in deliberations, has spoken out, telling a Pittsburgh radio station he would have voted to convict Cosby. They were just literally walking in circles where they were standing because they were losing their minds. One juror punched a wall in frustration, the juror said. Read More »

Finally! Salman Khan's Da Bang Tour to come to India


In the hearts of movie lovers, his name itself creates a tsunami as well as at the box office. Earlier this month, Salman hit headlines for managing to grab a billboard at the prime New York Times Square for 'Tubelight' , something only few in the industry manage. Read More »

The DC Memorial For A Murdered Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire

The Chief assured them we will continue to diligently investigate the case and provide our support. Though police say the murder is not being investigated as a hate crime , Hassanen's mother said she believes the killing was due to her daughter's visibly Muslim appearance. Read More »

Popular Blogger Killed After Accident With Whipped Cream Dispenser


They wrote: "We are sad to have to announce the loss of this wonderful soul". Our French athlete Rebecca Burger died yesterday. 'Rebecca was not only a great fitness figure but a generous and kind person to work with. The number of accidents from such dispensers even prompted the government office for consumers to issue a warning, saying the accidents stretch back as far as 2010, and can occur at any time - even after years of use, it said. Read More »

The Mummy is a monster way to start off a franchise

Not even the charisma of Tom Cruise can shine through this film's CGI-generated murk. Photo Credit: Universal Pictures . However, with its blend of action, spooks and laughs, some nicely filmed sequences and a decent effort by Cruise, this latest " Mummy " is, like numerous other recent big-budget, more worth seeing than not. Read More »

USA at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria: Senator


Two days earlier , an American FA-18 shot down a Syrian SU-22 warplane that had dropped bombs near American-backed fighters combating the Islamic State . It did not say if Australian airstrikes had resumed or when or if they would. On the other hand, Russian Federation has termed strengthening of U.S. military in souther Syria as unlawful. Read More »

Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict


One of the six alternate jurors has told a Pittsburgh radio station he would have voted to convict Cosby. "People would just start crying out of nowhere, we wouldn't even be talking about (the case) — and people would just start crying", the juror said, adding that one fellow juror punched a concrete wall in the jury room. Read More »

Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, who also described the Republican's draft of the bill "morally bankrupt" and "evil". That's according to lobbyists and congressional aides who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it publicly. Read More »

Alternate Juror In Bill Cosby Trial 'Probably' Would Have Voted Guilty

Prosecutors vowed to retry him, and O'Neill said he would hear the case within four months. Jurors returned home to Pittsburgh via charter bus around 6 p.m. The juror's names haven't been made public and the split on the vote hasn't been disclosed, shrouding the case in mystery. Prosecutors plan to retry the 79-year-old star on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004. Read More »

Judge considering release of Cosby juror names


They deliberated for six days and said they were hopelessly deadlocked on all three charges. "If we kept going, there was definitely going to be a fight", the juror said. Lawyers for news outlets argued at a hearing Tuesday that the names should nearly always be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Even if they opted not to speak about the deliberations, the jurors could share their thoughts on such issues as the strength of the evidence or whether there should be a ... Read More »

Tom Cruise & Brendan Fraser 'Mummy' Movies Connection Revealed

Unlike the original Universal Monster movies - and 2010's " The Wolfman " - " The Mummy " is built on CGI effects rather than jaw-dropping practical makeup. For all its exposition-dumping problems, " The Mummy " is a perfectly OK action-adventure flick that kept me entertained for 107 minutes. The big-budget remake is the first of a projected Dark Universe franchise from Universal, with Cruise as artefact hunter Nick Morton, Wallis as no nonsense Egyptologist Jenny Halsey, and Russell ... Read More »

US Muslim teen's memorial burnt after brutal killing

Police said that Jonathon Soloman, 24, of SC, was arrested in connection to the incident. Police say Nabra was bludgeoned with a baseball bat early on Sunday by a motorist who drove up to about 15 Muslim teenagers as they walked home from morning prayers. Read More »

Country Star Carrie Underwood Makes History At The CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards 2017 are celebrating some of the best in country music; where's the best place to live stream the build-up? Late Southern-rock pioneer Gregg Allman , who was laid to rest on Saturday in Macon, Georgia, will be remembered with a special performance at the 2017 CMT Music Awards . Read More »

Avengers Assemble… For Lunch!


Even superheroes feel the need to have lunch! In typical Tony-Stark form, Downey Jr. also shared an epic caption for the photo, writing: "Forks, tongs, cans + bottles + a Wong". Meanwhile, the upcoming " Avengers " film will reportedly feature around 67 characters, including Scarlett Johansson. Unusual (and his sidekick Wong), Spider-Man, and the Guardians of the Galaxy to battle the archvillain Thanos , played by Josh Brolin . Read More »

'Transformers: The Last Knight' review: Fifth time's the charmless

This happens most in the summer season with films that are expected to so dominate the box office that no other film wants to go head-to-head and get lost in the mix. But for such visual amazement to be a worthy exercise, you need a bit of substance to back it up and, as ever, it's where Transformers fails once again . Read More »

Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

Karen Handel's victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff was not an endorsement of the president. GOP candidate Karen Handel beat Ossoff by 4 percentage points Tuesday night in what became the most expensive House race in history . The Georgia 6th District race was awash in outside cash, and became the most-expensive House race in USA history. Of course, Democrats chalk this up to gerrymandering, and turned a blind eye to their candidate spreading a false narrative that he lived "down the ... Read More »