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Lawyer: Fox Launching Investigation Into Harassment Claim Against Bill O'Reilly

On Wednesday, Walsh and Bloom called Fox's corporate hotline to file a complaint. But for now, the network said Thursday that companies pulling ads from The O'Reilly Factor would have their dollars allocated to other Fox shows. Walsh never pursued litigation as part of her settlement terms, but she did hire Bloom, who recorded her phone call to 21st Century Fox and uploaded the footage to Youtube . Read More »

Erdogan Narrowly Wins Referendum for Executive Power

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Thousands have protested in Istanbul and Ankara since Sunday's referendum, which has set into motion the transformation of Turkey's system of government from a parliamentary into a presidential one. "The German government takes the report by the OSCE and the Council of Europe very seriously, and we expect Turkey to do so", government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer told reporters in Berlin. Read More »

Patriots honored at White House

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He said a "family commitment" prevented him from attending the 2015 ceremony held by then-President Obama. Six other Patriots were no-shows. Kraft called the president "a very good friend of mine for over 25 years", and "as mentally tough and hard-working as anybody I know". Read More »

'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens dead, Pennsylvania police say

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It ended a few miles away when police bumped Stephens' auto to get it to stop. "We would like to have brought in Steven peacefully and really talk to him and find out why this happened", Williams said. "I'm not happy he's dead at all, not at all". "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you,"Stephens reportedly said". According to WKYC's Chris Tye, the manager called Pennsylvania State Police and that Stephens was there. Read More »

Lilium successfully tests five seater flying taxi prototype in Germany

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Lilium Aviation has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off-and-landing (VTOL) jet, stealing a march on rivals in the race to deliver the world's first 'flying vehicle'. The lightweight flying-car is powered by 36 electric jet engines mounted on its wings via 12 moveable flaps. That could get you from Manhattan to JFK airport in just five minutes, compared to a 55 minute auto ride. Read More »

Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton May Leave 'The Voice' After Miley Cyrus Returns

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The Voice wrapped up the Playoffs when all of the members on Gwen and Adam's teams performed a coach-selected song for home viewer votes. Even pop-rock goddess Gwen Stefani still gets the pre-show jitters! She is thrilled to have Brown on her team and even more thrilled to see her boyfriend and chief competition admit to making a huge mistake. Read More »

Prince William, Kate and Prince Harry launch new media centre

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Mental health charity " Heads Together " released a video on April 18 of Prince William speaking with Lady Gaga on raising awareness about mental illness. "I think that in just 25 minutes he has achieved more good than I have in 25 years", Simon Wessely, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, wrote in an op-ed after Harry's interview . Read More »

Judge blocks Arkansas from using execution drug

Late Wednesday night the Arkansas Supreme Court stayed the execution of Stacey Johnson who was set to die by lethal injection Thursday, Reuters reports sending his case has been sent back to trial for reconsideration of DNA evidence. One of them was a 5-4 decision in which new Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the four other conservative justices in denying the motion, while the court's liberals dissented. Read More »

Rock Hall CEO sings praises of 2017 honorees in light of tonig

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Greg Harris tells ABC Radio that Tupac made the ballot this year because he became such a notable figure in such a short period of time. The One Direction star will appear as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live to perform the power ballad as well as another brand new song from his forthcoming album. Read More »

Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

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Eleanor, you said this is three days before the presidential election . On June 13, two police officers were killed in front of their 8-year-old son at their home outside Paris . Earlier, United States President Donald Trump conveyed his deep condolence to France. France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, which have killed over 230 people. Read More »

Oil has its worst day since March

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Inventories have been heading back down in the USA and dropped by 1 million barrels in the latest week, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday, a smaller drop than expected. OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreed in December to cut supplies for six months, helping lift oil prices to about 55 dollars a barrel after a two-year slump. Read More »

Cam Talbot: Cam Talbot gets the hook in loss to Sharks

With a new lineup, the Sharks held the possession edge with eight of their 12 forwards being above 50 percent on the shot attempts ledger. They replied with a character game and ran the Sharks out of the building to even the series. "Tonight was a big lesson to learn", McLellan said, per NHL.com. With Kris Russell in the box for a hooking penalty on Timo Meier the Sharks took a couple trips into the zone with shades of the same old power play, i.e. Read More »

Netflix To Achieve 100 Million Subscribers Shortly

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TV. Netflix says the opportunity ahead remains "gigantic" despite a slowdown in subscriber numbers, including worldwide markets. While Q1 for Netflix fell below expectations, causing the company's shares to plunge, Q2 is shaping up to be a rocket. Read More »

Wall and Beal catch fire as Wizards take 2-0 series lead

According to game score, a metric created by John Hollinger to give a rough measure of a player's productivity for a single game, this was the second-highest highest game score in franchise history among players getting a double-double in the postseason - only Gilbert Arenas's 2006 performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers (36 points and 11 assists producing a 28.9 game score) ranked higher. Read More »

Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly after sexual harassment accusations

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O'Reilly, denied a chance to say goodbye to his Fox viewers, did so via a statement . O'Reilly lost his job on the same day he was photographed in Rome shaking the hand of Pope Francis. Even though at least one of the harassment cases against him dated back more than a decade and was widely reported then, the accumulation of cases outlined in the Times damaged him much more extensively. Read More »

Netflix Growth Slows Due To Content Delays

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Netflix expects to add 2.6 million subscribers internationally next quarter - it launched in 130 additional countries past year - and 600,000 subscribers in the USA, both which exceed analyst estimates. "With a growing member base spread across the world, we seek to please diverse tastes with a wide breadth of content", Netflix said. Viking Global Investors LP increased its stake in Netflix by 145.5% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Sacked news host Bill O'Reilly blasts 'unfounded' harassment claims

O'Reilly has maintained his innocence. The National Geographic channel has aired a series of adaptations of O'Reilly books, including "Killing Reagan" and " Killing Kennedy ". EDT. Fox didn't even wait until he returned from vacation in Europe to deliver the news. After the Pope's traditional Wednesday address, O'Reilly shook hands with Francis. Read More »

Fox News Cans The O'Reilly Factor

Just hours before Bill O'Reilly was sacked by Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations on Wednesday, April 19, he was shaking hands with the holiest person in the world - The Pope! "The O'Reilly Factor" has been canceled amid a cloud of harassment allegations against the conservative broadcaster. Read More »

'Infowars' host Jones says his on-air persona not a 'trick'

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Alex Jones was described by his attorney as a "performance artist" when he pushes provocative conspiracy theories aimed at undermining tragedies like the Sandy Hook school shooting. He ran through some of the juicier parts of the Alex Jones custody trial, like the allegations that Jones had a proclivity to disrobe at home and during family therapy sessions as well as on the air, and his use of the "chili defense" to explain why he couldn't remember basic facts about his children. Read More »

Riverdale's Shannon Purser Reveals She's Bisexual

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Welcome to the family, Shannon! The teenage actress insisted in her Twitter post that she hadn't meant to do that with her message, writing: "I have never ever wanted to alienate anyone". Didn't think a girl with my body type could get this far. I'm so excited to watch you explore your identity. "It can define you as much as you want it to", she wrote . Read More »

Bill O'Reilly to receive maximum of one year salary

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But, these allegations have come over a span of several years and Fox News has always stood by O'Reilly. "Within the first week and a half of working there. Bill O'Reilly attends the Hollywood Reporter's 2016 35 Most Powerful People in Media event, April 6, 2016, in NY. "I did not want to", she said. Read More »

Timeline of suspected shooter between killings

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Muhammad fired at Williams because he said the security guard disrespected him, Dyer said. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says suspect Kori Ali Muhammad spent hours talking with investigators after his arrest. - Muhammad then saw three white males at the bus stop on Fulton Street, fired one round in their direction, unloaded his gun, reloaded, saw two of them men run south, caught up with one of the men in the Catholic Charities parking lot, then fired two rounds into the victim killing him. Read More »

Netflix beefs up int'l focus as subscriber growth falls short

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Netflix shares have been trading at near record levels. Subscriber rolls, the most closely watched measure of Netflix's growth, rose by just under 5 million globally in the first quarter, behind analysts' projection of 5.18 million, according to FactSet StreetAccount. Read More »

Does 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 2' Have A Gay Subplot?

If true, that would suggest that the Instagram image is from a film within the Guardians movie universe. Seems like in Marvel , we have a huge Bollywood fan. Many believe that at least one of the five scenes will include an Infinity War-related teaser, looking ahead to the third Avengers film in 2018. Read More »

Prince William And Lady Gaga Discuss Speaking Out About Mental Health

In the two-part documentary, William speaks to a group of 10 runners living with or affected by different mental health issues, as they prepare for the start of the marathon on Sunday. Watch the full Heads Together video above. "I still have shock within me - people say it can't last that long but it does", he said in the Mind Over Marathon documentary , which airs on Thursday. Read More »

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Episode 4 Release Date Revealed

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It's time to pay for all your bad decisions in the penultimate episode of Telltale's The Walking Dead season 3. Technically the third season in Telltale's The Walking Dead saga (not counting the mini-series featuring Michonne), A New Frontier takes place several years after Season Two . Read More »

Leslie Uggams to Reprise Role in Deadpool 2

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The no-nonsense retiree will return for more fart jokes, penis puppets, and chimichangas in #DavidLeitch's film. When asked by BlackFilm .com if she has a role in the second instalment, Leslie simply replied: " Definitely ". Deadpool 2 has not quite started filming yet, but will be shortly, and is on track for a release sometime in 2018. Uggams is a Tony victor, Daytime Emmy victor, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy. Read More »

Anne Hathaway admits to 'not trusting' female directors in the past

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She escaped those issues by diving into characters. She said that she didn't trust Scherfig during filming as much as she should have, and to this day that still bothers her. "I hope people understand that it's hard to admit". In a candid new interview with Popcorn With Peter Travers , Anne Hathaway opened up about how internalized misogyny may have caused her to distrust female directors she's worked with in the past. Read More »

Sonu Nigam insulted Constitution of India, must leave country: Cleric

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We fail to understand why the media ended up giving so much importance on what he said". "I am the 35th descendant of the Prophet", he told HT. He has shaved his head only to get rid of lice and escape the summer heat. It was not about Azaan , it was about the loud sound. Only he can speak freely and not me? Later, Mika deleted these tweets and tweeted one more in which he clearly explained the issue He quoted that the religious places are not only the places for loudspeakers, they ... Read More »

Emirates boss on United: I would have quit over passenger 'disgrace'

United Airlines has a pointed question in their online check-in process: "Are you interested in possibly taking a different flight in exchange for a travel certificate?" Aninda Sadhukhan visited his shredder to dispose of his United MileagePlus Explorer card with Chase Bank on Monday night after he canceled the account. Read More »

Ossoff, Handel head to congressional runoff after 18 candidate scramble

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IMAGE: Supporters of Sixth District Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff cheer at Election Night party in Sandy Springs, Georgia, April 18, 2017 . But Trump carried the district by less than two points. Ossoff had the strongest showing Tuesday in a hotly contested race that some saw as a gauge of President Donald Trump's popularity. "‶This is already a remarkable victory", Ossoff said , according to the New York Times . Read More »

Pence tours Southeast Asia's biggest mosque, talks trade in Indonesia

North Korea could react to a potential USA strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in both countries have been ill at ease with the more bellicose language deployed by President Donald Trump's administration. has given way to an "age of cooperation". Susan Thornton, acting USA assistant secretary of state for East Asia, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and China's top diplomat, State Councillor Yang Jiechi, agreed in a phone call on Sunday on the need for strict ... Read More »