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Rain from tropical storm raises flood threat in West Virginia

Cindy was centered about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana , and is moving north near 12 mph Thursday morning. A auto drives through a partially submerged roadway after Tropical Storm Cindy , now downgraded to Tropical Depression Cindy , in Big Lake, La., Thursday. Read More »

The plane, United States shot down Iranian drone of a shock in Syria

Both Russia and Iran are pivotal allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and have helped the regime recapture large swathes of territory, especially in and around large population centres in western Syria . It stopped short of saying it would shoot them down. In Canberra, a Defense Department statement said on Tuesday that "Australian Defense Force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats". Read More »

Jury deliberating in Cosby trial

Gianna Constand was defiant in cross-examination, often firing back at defense attorney Angela Agrusa's questioning. She said about the sexual assault allegations, "It's nothing that I take lightly or that I condone in any way shape or form but he's still a person". Read More »

Jury in Bill Cosby sex trial asks for definition of reasonable doubt


COURTHOUSE More than 50 hours of deliberations did not result in a verdict from the Montgomery County jury that is weighing the fate of entertainer Bill Cosby at his sex assault trial. They also asked for clarity around the language of count three, which pertains to whether Cosby administered "drugs, intoxicants or other means for the goal of preventing resistance" without Constand's knowledge, as well as clarification about Constand's testimony about the alleged attack and read-backs of ... Read More »

White House calls Johnny Depp's remark about assassination 'sad'


The White House has responded to Johnny's comments, sharing in a statement, " President Trump has condemned violence in all forms and it's sad that others like Johnny Depp have not followed his lead. Depp - who portrayed Trump in a amusing or Die spoof prior to his presidency - then mused, "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president? " seemingly referencing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth. Read More »

Melania Trump 'Channels' Jackie Kennedy During White House Interview

Indeed, Trump frequently sends out streams of angry tweets early in the mornings, including several on Thursday lambasting the Democratic National Committee's handling of hacks during the 2016 election. McGahn, as White House counsel, handles vetting potential appointees, choosing judges to fill lower court vacancies, and providing legal advice on legislation and policy discussions. Read More »

Edgar Wright on exiting Marvel's Ant-Man


The filmmaker, who wrote the original script with Joe Cornish and retained a screenplay credit and story credit, cited "creative differences" for his departure , which has become the go-to response for any actor or filmmaker leaving a project. Read More »

Bill Cosby's Wife, Publicist Talk Trash Following Mistrial

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Friday, June 16, 2017. The statement goes on to say, in part, "We are confident that these proceedings have given a voice to the many victims who felt powerless and silenced". Read More »

The new Transformers movie is fun and insane, but way too long


Michael Bay returns to direct the fifth " Transformers " movie since 2007 from a script written by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, and Ken Nolan. In the seemingly never-ending procession of summer blockbusters that are now part of a big, expanded universe that is all the rage right now, it's the turn of the Robots in Disguise to join the party with the fifth installment in the wildly successful franchise based on the popular cartoon and toys from the 1980's. Read More »

Are They Really Not Part of the MCU — Spider-Man' Spinoffs


Once that deal with Marvel is up, Sony could do with the character what they like. Marvel wouldn't throw all that away just so that Sony can pretend to still be a relevant player in Superhero movies long after they've given custody of their only superhero back to the company that actually owns him. Read More »

Ocean City passes emergency legislation banning public nudity


A battle over bare breasts at the beach is brewing in Maryland where lifeguards have been told to, in effect, look the other way when it comes to topless sunbathing by women. The objective was to clear the rumors that the town will allow visitors to go topless on the beach. "However, now that the law has been challenged", he said, "we don't feel like we can tell people not to sunbathe topless". Read More »

27 tower blocks in 15 council areas fail cladding fire safety tests


Portsmouth and Brent were named along with Camden, Manchester, Plymouth and Hounslow as local authorities with buildings that failed tests. Late on Friday, one municipal authority in north London began to evacuate almost 4,000 people from five tower blocks after firefighters said it was unsafe for them to stay. Read More »

Grigor Dimitrov says Dan Evans news is 'sad for tennis'


What it requires to be, whether you like it or not, like top 8, I think that's a higher goal as it is. Dimitrov has blown hot and cold in his career but is hopeful of emulating his summer of 2014, when he won Queen's before reaching the semi-finals at SW19. Read More »

Cindy to bring heavy rain to the Tri

In Knoxville, Tennessee, the power-generating Tennessee Valley Authority, said it was drawing down water levels on nine lakes it controls along the Tennessee River and its tributaries in Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky, anticipating heavy runoff from Cindy's rains once the storm moves inland. Read More »

Irrfan Khan says no to Priyanka Chopra's Gustakhiyan


Irrfan, in the meantime, has opted out due to date issues and there is talk of Abhishek Bachchan being in talks for the role. The film traces the journey of poets Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam with Irrfan playing the former. On the other hand, we hear that Priyanka Chopra too is yet to select dates for this film considering that she has to juggle between the shoots for her series "Quantico" as well as the Hollywood film A Kid Like Jake . Read More »

The aftermath of Tropical Storm Cindy


The National Weather Service has predicted rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 millimeters) in Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, though isolated amounts of up to 6 inches (150 millimeters) are possible. Forecasters said the rain should move out of the area by 1 a.m. Saturday and were calling for mostly sunny skies for the remainder of the weekend. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down As Democratic House Minority Leader


A dozen House Democrats huddled in the office of New York Rep. Kathleen Rice - an outspoken Pelosi critic - on Thursday afternoon, among them Massachusetts Rep. That whole mantra about Trump not being the bona fide president is a creation of the Democrat mind - a fabrication of the left that frankly, is something that provides steady income for media folk and talking heads, but little in the way of interesting dinner chat among the Mainstreet American crowd. Read More »

Woman partly chops off boyfriend's penis


Since the incident, the accused woman along with her family has fled the neighbourhood and is on the run. The sister-in-law allegedly told the victim that his girlfriend was very upset and he needed to come immediately. "We're searching for the woman and we don't think she has left Delhi", the officer added. Earlier, the man had had an argument with the woman when he refused to marry her. Read More »

London tower block evacuation: 4000 displaced in Camden


In an update early Saturday, Camden Council said they had secured "hundreds of hotel beds for Chalcots" residents. "We know it's a scary time but we will make sure that they stay safe", said Ms Gould. "I really don't know what to do, I'm so scared right now". 'We have been living in these flats for the last 10 years with this cladding '. Renee Williams, a 90-year-old who has lived in one of the buildings since 1968, said she had only taken an overnight bag with her. Read More »

Georgia's special election proves that money doesn't matter in politics


After democrats lost another special election Wednesday, this time in Georgia, some Democrats turn their anger on the party leadership. In the past three races for governor, the Democratic nominee has been a moderate, white candidate from the Tampa area - Jim Davis in 2006, Alex Sink in 2010 and Charlie Crist in 2014. Read More »

Hundreds of flats evacuated in London to keep people safe


In the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster she said "urgent fire safety work " would now take place on the five high-rise buildings but residents have raised concerns about the handling of the situation. The Government has ordered an immediate examination by experts of the FF175BP model and Hotpoint said it is working with the authorities in order to assist in the investigation . Read More »

Ireland Officially Has Its First Gay Prime Minister


SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA extended his congratulations to the new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and called for the Irish Government to "reassert its role as co-guarantor of all our political agreements". In a coming-out speech he gave in a radio interview , he had said, "It's not something that defines me. It's just part of who I am, it doesn't define me, it is part of my character I suppose". Read More »

The GOP's Narrow Escape in Georgia


The California Democrat has always been a bogeywoman Republicans have used to motivate their base and to woo independents as the personification of liberal values and a reminder of why even if they may like their individual member or candidate, a vote for that Democrat would be a step toward putting Pelosi back in the speaker's chair. Read More »