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Arts&Culture US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Author: 0 US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The family of a lobbyist shot multiple times during a Republican baseball practice outside Washington says he has undergone additional surgery and doctors expect a full recovery. He was fielding at second base while practising for the event when he was shot in the hip and sustained serious injuries as the bullet travelled through his pelvis and injured internal organs.

Author: 0 Venom & Black Cat Movies Will Be 'Adjuncts' to the MCU's Spider-Man

Specifically, Spidey fans have wondered about the chances of crossover if Sony continued to develop spinoff feature films with characters like Venom and Black Cat . The Black Cat/Silver Stable movie is a little farther behind in development. Prince-Bythewood dipped her toe in the comic book pond for the first time earlier this year, by directing the pilot for Marvel's Cloak and Dagger series.

Arts&Culture Islip woman humbled by award — QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS
Author: 0 Islip woman humbled by award — QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

The 2016 Birthday Honours list included 25 people from the technology industry, meaning the number of founders and investors awarded on the list has been dramatically scaled back. Meanwhile, Gloria Hunniford has been awarded an OBE, and she is "humbled" to receive the title after spending 70 years in the showbusiness sphere, which has seen her journey from a singer, to a broadcaster, a magician and a "Loose Women" co-host, whilst offering her services to cancer charities.

Arts&Culture Ariana Grande Debuts 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Benefit Single
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Debuts 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Benefit Single

The Red Cross in a statement Monday said that almost $13 million has been raised for the fund since a suicide bombing at the end of Grande's May 22 show in Manchester. Ahead of the show tonight, which will take place in Paris, France, she showed gratitude. The concert was confirmed last week on a Twitter post by the singer.

Arts&Culture Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial
Author: 0 Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

According to the outlet, the decision comes days after the jury-which consisted of five women and seven men-failed to collectively make a decision on whether or not Cosby should be charged for the sexual assault allegations brought against him.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours
Author: 0 Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

The jury began deliberating at about 5:30 p.m. EDT Monday and called it a night about four hours later. Constand is one of dozens of women to have accused Cosby of sex abuse - often after plying them with drugs - in a series of incidents dating to the 1960s.

Arts&Culture London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation
Author: 0 London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

While the deadly blaze at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington has prompted an outpouring of generosity, it has also unleashed rage at the authorities as the charred tower was cast as a deadly symbol of a divided society. "We want it to be able to have interim reports as well", he added. The full scale of the Grenfell Tower tragedy has yet to emerge. Standard versions use plastic such as polyethylene for the core, while more expensive variants use fire-resistant material.

Arts&Culture Ryan Reynolds Shares First Image From Deadpool 2 Set
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds Shares First Image From Deadpool 2 Set

Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead , who are played by Stefan Kapicic and Brianna Hildebrand respectively, were the only proper members of the team to appear in the first film. Here's Ryan Reynolds' photo caption. Deadpool 2 now has a 4.14 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating, making it the fourth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among ComicBook.com readers.

Arts&Culture The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences
Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

All told, if found guilty, Cosby could spend the rest of his life in prison. Lawyer Brian McMonagle told jurors that while Cosby had been unfaithful to his wife, he did not commit a crime. Constand says Cosby gave her pills that made her woozy, then violated her. "Overtly arrogant, collaborating with the district attorney", said her statement, which was tweeted by her husband and read by an associate of the public relations firm representing Cosby.

Arts&Culture Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky'
Author: 0 Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky'

It seems Avildsen was not keen on directing sequels of both Rocky and The Karate Kid as he felt he could not do justice to the first film. The Karate Kid , which had its premiere in 1984, is the story of a teenager who outwits bullies and becomes a karate champion with the help of his martial arts mentor.

Arts&Culture Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial
Author: 0 Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial

Constand, then an administrator with Temple University's women's basketball team, was 30 at the time of the alleged crime in 2004. The district attorney in Montgomery County, where Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, revealed pieces of the 2005 civil deposition in which Cosby was asked why he concealed the pills' identity in a later phone conversation with Constand and her mother, Gianna .

Arts&Culture Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial
Author: 0 Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Constand said that, after she took the pills , Cosby led her to the couch and she lost consciousness. "I told them the truth", Constand told defense attorney Angela Agrusa . Constand claims that she replied, "I did not, I just want to know what you gave me", to which Cosby did not give her a clear answer. "I trusted him. I wasn't scared of him in any way".

Author: 0 Wonder Woman 2 Will Take Diana to America

After that she directed few episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage . Starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins , the film has been an across-the-board success, scoring high marks from critics and raking in more than $100 million at the box office over the weekend.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman breaks U.S. box office record for film by female director

After that she directed few episodes of Arrested Development and Entourage . Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman took $100.5m (£78.09m) at the US/Canada box office this weekend - the biggest domestic debut for a female director. The film is also the best reviewed to come out of the DC Extended Universe in years. Wonder Woman added $122.5 million USA internationally, including $38 million United States in China.

Arts&Culture Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations
Author: 0 Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

Attorney Michael Bressler, who has been watching the trial proceedings, said long deliberations, in general, could be an indication that an ongoing debate is happening behind the closed doors as jurors take "issue with some of the facts". Andrew F. Kline, a vicar of a historic black church in Norristown who stopped by the courthouse steps Wednesday to check out the scene, said his congregation is "absolutely" talking about the case given Cosby's place in their lives.

Author: 0 Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

Jones' plans for his stay in MI include spending time with his grandfather, who's 85; dining on Coney Islands and spending time with friends who attend Oakland University. "I can't change what people have been brought up to think and believe". Its hard to be relaxed. I feel that's when it's time to go to work. I was waiting for (the Cup car) to turn and get down to the bottom and get pointed, and I didn't muscle it up.

Arts&Culture Top seed Konta wins Nottingham semi-final
Author: 0 Top seed Konta wins Nottingham semi-final

The 26-year-old, now ranked eighth in the world, made it clear she was looking to go deep in the Midlands event to try and get as much grass-court practice as possible ahead of Wimbledon, and was far too good for the Slovakian on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Delay confirmed for post-election Queen's Speech

Commons leader Andrea Leadsom said the government had "agreed with Buckingham Palace" to go ahead with the State Opening of Parliament, a constitutional requirement before MPs can hold debates and begin work. "We are working on a series of fronts and we are working very, very hard to deliver good government for Northern Ireland and good government for the United Kingdom", he said.

Arts&Culture Hung jury leads to mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case
Author: 0 Hung jury leads to mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

The jury in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby has deadlocked in its opinion and a mistrial has been declared by the judge. The 79-year-old Cosby is charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby and his attorneys have maintained that the two were romantically involved and the encounter was consensual. The judge declared jurors could talk as long as they wanted, and said he interpreted the panel's questions as evidence it wanted to continue working toward ...

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges
Author: 0 Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges

Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Norristown, Pa . Bill Cosby's chief accuser is thanking prosecutors for taking her case after a jury failed to agree on a verdict.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry Becomes First Person to Reach 100 Million Twitter Followers
Author: 0 Katy Perry Becomes First Person to Reach 100 Million Twitter Followers

Her Katie Perry -Witness World Wide 96 hour Big Brother type live stream via YouTube brought in almost 50 million views from nearly 200 countries around the world. I'm not saying you forever forfeit your right to discuss the Flint water crisis the minute you film a video wearing a whipped-cream bra, but as a pundit Katy Perry has about as much appeal as George Will does in a halter top.

Arts&Culture 5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone
Author: 0 5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone

The Divine Miss M, who won best actress for " Hello, Dolly! " was not going to be denied and signaled she was in a feisty mood early: "I'd like to thank all the Tony voters - many of whom I've actually dated", she joked. Last but not least, the play titled Oslo won Best Play, a production composed by J.T. Rogers. Rebecca Taichman was a surprise upset in the best director category, which she won for the show " Indecent ".

Arts&Culture A little longer for final North Carolina budget to go public
Author: 0 A little longer for final North Carolina budget to go public

He says Democrats are ready to examine a variety of solutions when they answer Gov. Bruce Rauner's call for a special legislative session beginning Wednesday. "We are drawing closer and we're seeing if we can get there", Moore told colleagues. Democrats are proposing a new personal income tax bracket starting at $150,000 while Republicans are calling for broad fiscal reform as DE lawmakers continue struggling to fashion a budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Arts&Culture UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers
Author: 0 UK queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

The upper floors of Grenfell Tower sustained significant damage, he says, and "the sad reality is that this work will take some time , stretching into many, many weeks". Crowds - infiltrated by far-left militants - shouted "Murderers" and "Blood on your hands" as demos took place in Kensington and Whitehall - hours after the confirmed death toll rose to 30 .

Author: 0 Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

Scotland Yard said the death toll of 17 is expected to rise further as the emergency services have lost hope of rescuing any more people alive from the building. "We need to know exactly the number of people who were there during this tragedy ". Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William visited a community centre where some of the survivors are being housed, as anger grows among local residents about allegations that fire safety concerns were ignored for years.

Arts&Culture OBE awarded to Global's Founder Ashley Tabor
Author: 0 OBE awarded to Global's Founder Ashley Tabor

Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick said PC Palmer, who had worked for the force for 16 years, "acted on that day with no thought for his own safety, intent simply on doing his job and protecting members of the public and Parliament". The author, who is also marking two decades since the publication of the first book in her best-selling Harry Potter series, is honoured for services to literature and philanthropy.

Arts&Culture Anthony fires officer Jeronimo Yanez
Author: 0 Anthony fires officer Jeronimo Yanez

The stop quickly escalated. Yanez, 29, shot Castile, 32, last July during a routine traffic stop. Not guilty of second-degree manslaughter. The shooting was one of a few late a year ago that brought to light perceived civil rights violations in the African American community.

Author: 0 Many Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more

But the announcement leaves intact numerous new Cuba policies adopted under President Barack Obama , including the restoration of normal diplomatic relations, the elimination of special immigration rules for Cuban refugees and the permission for US airlines and cruise ships to travel directly to the island.

Author: 0 Trump investigated for obstruction of justice

In his latest tweets this morning, the president called the investigation a " witch hunt " and appeared to call out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump , a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News .

Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

At the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognised that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue. "It's passing quicker than anyone believes". "We really need to do everything we conceivably can to make sure that that doesn't happen, and that does require an impartial United Kingdom government".

Arts&Culture Spotify's Losses Increase Ahead of Possible Market Debut
Author: 0 Spotify's Losses Increase Ahead of Possible Market Debut

Revenue rose to roughly $3.5 billion (2.93 billion euros) from roughly $2.15 billion (1.93 billion euros). Spotify also acknowledged an accounting error that understated losses in previous years. The Swedish startup is considered a candidate for a stock market listing in the near future and its rapid user growth means that it remains the market leader in digital music ahead even of larger tech rivals such as Apple and Amazon .

Author: 0 Congressional Charity Baseball Game Final

Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. He is still in the ICU in critical condition . Law enforcement investigators released Hodgkinson's identity shortly after the Wednesday morning shooting that sent House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La, and three other people to the hospital.

Author: 0 Alex Jones Leaks Audio of Megyn Kelly Interview Before Sunday Broadcast

FILE - In this December 7, 2016 file photo Megyn Kelly poses at The Hollywood Reporter's 25th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast in Los Angeles. Here is the big problem with NBC falling for this: They put themselves in a position to get fleeced by someone who probably knew that the interview wouldn't be favorable for them, and used them more as a platform to rally up his base further.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby admits giving pills to Andrea Constand

Cosby was all smiles as he walked out of court Friday, raising his wooden cane to salute well-wishers. He then waved from the back of an SUV. Cosby is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , a former administrator at Cosby's alma mater, Temple University , at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004.

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