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Elizabeth Banks Apologizes for Forgetting 'Color Purple' in Remarks About Steven Spielberg

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Elizabeth Banks made some recent comments that had film Twitter in a twist for hours, and some fans and scholars attempting to understand why she phrased her argument about Steven Spielberg's filmography the way she did. The following year, Walker earned the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and two years later Steven Spielberg adapted the book into a feature film starring Whoopi Goldberg , Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover. Read More »

Trump under probe for possible obstruction of justice

Comey testified that he was concerned by conversations he had with Trump in which the president asked for his loyalty and seemed to be asking that Comey back off of investigating former national security adviser Mike Flynn . "The FBI leak of information regarding the resident is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", said Kasowitz spokesperson Mark Corallo. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that Trump had "no intention" of firing Mueller "at this time ". Read More »

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time in Sandusky case

He served for 16 years as president of Penn State, until he was forced out in 2011, earning a reputation as a skilled, energetic administrator who sometimes went too far in stifling criticism of the university. But for the digital evidence that demonstrated these men knew about Sandusky's reprehensible and illegal behavior, they would not be going to jail and most likely would be able to continue their professional careers. Read More »

Jason Miller Gets Into Tense Exchange Over Calling Kamala Harris 'Hysterical'

Burr responded: "Senators will allow the chair to control the hearing". He was also to answer questions on roles he might have played in the firing of former FBI Director, James Comey who testified before the Senate last week. Harris asked if the policy was written down, to which Sessions gave no clear answer but instead explained the "principle" of it. Harris vs. Read More »

Blimp Crashes at US Open at Erin Hills

First responders used utility vehicles to reach the crash site , which was an open field about a half mile from the Erin Hills golf course . Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood each had a 67, and Brooks Koepka also is tied for second at 5 under. Read More »

London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno

In a report compiled before the Grenfell Tower disaster on Wednesday, the Building Research Establishment, which works for the Department of Communities and Local Government on fire investigations, said attempts to innovate with insulation were leading to an "increase in the volume of potentially combustible materials being applied" to buildings. Read More »

Rough Night | Great friends, horrible choices

Kate McKinnon gushed about her talented costars, Johannson, Jillian Bell , Ilana Glazer , and Zoe Kravitz . They have a long history - be it beer pong competitions or frat parties. However, not every comedy should feel compelled to add a sentimental element. I liked that dark undertone. Of course, maybe I'm making too much of how truly very bad this slab of glob is. Read More »

No Sign of 'Miracle' as Hunt for Survivors Ends After London Blaze

Fellow London MP Harriet Harman urged politicians to pursue the inquiry without delay, warning Fire Minister Nick Hurd if they didn't act "you and all of us are culpable". After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. The renovation project included the installation of insulated exterior cladding , double-glazed windows and a communal heating system. Read More »

Probes launched amid grim search for London fire victims

Some residents of the Sneinton flats said on Thursday morning they were concerned about the materials used in the 2016 upgrade, before Nottingham City Homes clarified what they were made of. "I said "run as fast as you can", but then the line cut out". She said "a good half" of the building had yet to be searched in detail, adding: "It is the upper floors which will be more challenging and will need some additional shoring up for us to be able to get in there". Read More »

Theresa May orders public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire

Gottardi told his father in separate calls that suffocating smoke in the stairs kept them inside their apartment and awaiting rescue. London firefighters, many traumatized by the devastation, worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue searching for more victims. Read More »

Shots fired at truck flying 'Make America Great Again' flag

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Police say no one was in injured in the incident. The driver of the truck was not struck by any of the bullets. The driver of the truck told police that the male driver of the Malibu drove up beside him in the eastbound lane, and waved a handgun out the window at him. Read More »

Taylor Swift to Spotify: You belong with me

They will include the Grammy-winning "1989", according to a statement from Taylor Nation , her official Instagram fan account. In celebration of her album 1989 selling more than 10 million copies worldwide, the country-turned-pop superstar has chose to make her entire catalog available on all paid and free streaming services . Read More »

British police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

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He also worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken and used a gym in east London . Eight people are now known to have died in the attack, all of whom have been identified, while 10 further victims remain in critical condition. British officials declined to comment on why his asylum request was denied. Moments after naming the identity of the third London attacker identified as Youssef Zaghba , British police received hard knocks from Italian officials who claim they passed on concerns about the ... Read More »

NeNe Leakes to return to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

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Leakes initially announced her return to the reality series on Wednesday. "It's been a long process but we've finally reached an agreement!" I'm back and ready for season 10. She didn't appear at all in Season 9, and fans definitely noticed her absence. Filming for " RHOA " season 10, is expected to begin any day now. Announcing her return to the series, Leakes referred to herself as the queen. Read More »

17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

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Greater Manchester Police have swooped on a suspect in connection with last week's terror attacks in the city. Authorities said the cordon was a "precaution" and that people would temporarily be relocated. The latest reports by police came as the American singer Ariana Grande visited fans injured in the attack. "My thoughts are with all those affected". Read More »

Racially loaded Red Symons interview released by podcaster

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In the interview Symons said he had an idea similar to Wang's podcast, except his segment would have been called "What's the deal with Asians?" "I didn't particularly think anything about the notion of them wearing makeup other than there was a deep irony to somebody playing Michael Jackson who was - I think he was Indian or Asian - which are the same thing technically. Read More »

Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict

O'Neill. Hours later, the jury was still at it. After O'Neill's direction, jurors worked into the evening. They've been deliberating for almost 40 hours over four days. It was at Temple she met Cosby, a member of the board of trustees. "I experienced it firsthand when he drugged me, he raped me, he threatened me to silence", she said through tears. Read More »

President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

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Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. "We are not in a position to comment further". For months now it's been his mission for it to be stated publicly that he is not personally under investigation. Will Trump fire Mueller, the same way he dismissed Comey? . Read More »

It's Either Igbo President 2019 Or Biafra 2020 - Ohaneze Youths

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Ohanaeze boss lamented that nothing could be more evident of bad leadership in the country than that after the lawless statement from Arewa youths that was greeted with wide condemnation from reasonable minds in the North, Middle belt, South West and South South, no arrest has so far been made, rather the people were daring the authorities. Read More »

Trump calls Comey memo leak 'cowardly'

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Trump also denied asking Comey for a pledge of loyalty during one of a string of private meetings. And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about them if he didn't. Read More »

Joe Root hopes England can learn from Champions Trophy semi-final

Unable to hit out with the bat at the risk of England not using all their overs - despite constant temptation from Pakistan's well-drilled attack - Stokes did worse with the ball, going for 0-38 in his 3.1 overs. "I think the pitch was very good", said Sarfraz, whose side have defied all expectations since their opening defeat against India . Meanwhile Hussain lamented England's "timid play', which he said was in marked contrast to the way they had revived their ODI fortunes since a ... Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open Golf Tournament

He had a triple-bogey at the par-4, 451-yard No. 4. He made sure the third chip went well past the flag, but triple-bogey 7 was the best he could do. He still had his worst score in a U.S. He could not confirm witness accounts that the pilot skydived from the blimp and said the aircraft's pilots do not regularly carry parachutes. "You don't get many rounds at the U.S. Read More »