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Actor Roger Smith Dies


He was forced to leave the show after five seasons when a blood clot was discovered in his brain. However, he was best known for playing private investigator Jeff Spencer in 77 Sunset Strip (1958-64). Late Smith's wife was the singer, dancer, and actress of " Bye Bye Birdie ", " Viva Las Vegas " and other films. It lasted from 1965-66. "Now in Roger I've found all the men I need rolled into one - a father, a friend, a lover, a manager, a businessman", she told writer Rex Reed in 1972. Read More »

London tower blaze death toll spikes to 79

Meanwhile, a company involved in the renovation of the tower was forced to deny cladding on the building was banned in the United Kingdom after comments made by Chancellor Philip Hammond. "All I'm keen to say is there is an effective, co-ordinated relief effort on the ground and I'm sorry if people haven't seen that". "This is an incredible distressing time for families and they have my commitment that we will do this as quickly as we possibly can", he said. Read More »

Thousands of Tipperary students begin State exams


The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, says while the State exams are important they are not the be all and end all. President Higgins sent his best wishes to all students starting their exams today. Junior Certificate/Cycle results will be issued in mid-September. He added: "You can often spend too much time regretting the answer you should have given in a paper that's gone where really people should take the opportunity to be cool going into their exams". Read More »

McCain: Kim Regime Murdered Otto Warmbier


Otto Warmbier deserved to be tortured in North Korea because he was a privileged white male. "It's worth a forceful response". The US, McCain said, "cannot and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers". North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government. "But in the end, the only way to find out is to have a dialogue with North Korea", he said. Read More »

Queen begins birthday celebrations on somber note


It comes nearly two months after the monarch's actual birthday on April 21st, which the family celebrates privately. Amid the turmoil of militant attacks, political crisis and a deadly fire disaster, Queen Elizabeth said Britain was in a deeply sombre mood but that its people were resolute in the face of adversity . Read More »

Ray Lewis joining FOX and FS1 as National Football League analyst


ET); " The Herd with Colin Cowherd " (noon ET); and " Speak for Yourself ", with Cowherd, Jason Whitlock and Jason McIntyre (5 p.m. ET). Fox has hired a lot of analysts let go by ESPN, and Lewis will be the latest in that line. He appeared primarily on " Monday Night Countdown " and "SportsCenter". He was a first-round pick out of Miami in 1996, after being recognized as an All-American in his final two seasons with the Hurricanes. Read More »

Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have voted to convict


In the interview, Agrusa, who served as Cosby's co-counsel, describes the plan she and McGonagle formed. I'm proud to have been able to represent Mr. Cosby. A judge will hear arguments on whether the names of the jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial should be made public. But O'Neill gave them a special instruction required by law and sent them back to deliberate to see if they could settle their differences and reach a verdict. Read More »

Alternate juror on Bill Cosby trial 'probably' would have voted to convict

McCloskey heard all of the testimony and saw all of the evidence presented to the jury, but was not involved in the deliberations. At this point, it is unknown whether or not Judge O'Neill will protect the jurors' identities or not. He described the journey across the state of Pennsylvania as "the craziest, eeriest bus ride I've ever taken". Andrea Constand expressed gratitude to her supporters after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the sexual assault trial stemming from her ... Read More »

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

District Attorney Kevin Steele holds a news conference after a mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. Still, legal experts say, it won't be impossible to find 12 people to sit in judgment of Cosby, who turns 80 next month. Prosecutors suggested he drugged her with something stronger. Read More »

'Bachelorette' Ratings Steady As NBC Wins Monday In Demo & Viewers


In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1). While the top rated show of the night among adults 18-49, the fourth episode of the thirteenth season of the romance reality series was pondered by viewers on Monday too - and found slightly lacking, at least initially. Read More »

Eva gets revenge on cheating Aidan with shock pregnancy


But, in a shocking twist, she will also discover that she is pregnant and becomes hell bent on getting revenge. The Weatherfield character, played by Catherine Tyldesley, will open up about the possibility of being pregnant when she returns from France and tells sister Leanne Battersby about how she feels. Read More »

New Trailer And Poster For ANNABELLE: CREATION Is Here!


Annabelle: Creation will be a continuation of the prequel and this time Raggedy Ann doll will be targeting the innocent orphan girls and doll maker's possessed creation , the Annabelle , turning their shuddered shelter into a storm of terror and gore. Read More »

Congressional baseball game honors those wounded during shooting

He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding. More than $1 million has been raised for Congressional Sports for Charity, and more than 20,000 tickets have been sold for the game, the organizers wrote on Facebook Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Beyonce's twins get 'happy birthday' message from grandfather


Knowles captioned the post, "They're here!" Two more grandkids to love!Beyoncé's dad, Mathew Knowles , confirmed that the singer welcomed twins with her husband, Jay Z . The post was liked by Beyonce's mom Tina, who didn't confirm the news herself despite being active on social media around the time Beyonce was supposed to have given birth, which was late last week. Read More »

No bail for bobbitised Kerala godman


Subsequently, the police asked the court for permission to conduct the lie-detection test on the woman. Now, her boyfriend has approached the Kerala High Court claiming that she was forced to change her statement under pressure. The police had earlier sought these tests and a detailed medical check-up of the 23-year-old woman who told police last month that she bobbitised Gangeshananda Theerthapada when he tried to rape her. Read More »

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society


Owner Dan Snyder said he was "thrilled" by the ruling, and lawyer Lisa Blatt said it resolves the team's dispute and vindicated its position. "In today's decision, there was no dissent from any side of the spectrum". The band also had the support of a group of constitutional law professors who argued the Lanham Act's disparagement clause is unconstitutional. In his opinion on the case, Justice Samuel A. Read More »

Real Madrid president offers strong statement to clarify Ronaldo's future with club

Reports linking Champions League victor Cristiano Ronaldo with a possible move to Bayern Munich if the Portuguese chose to leave Real Madrid were a hoax, the German champions said on Monday. The 32-year-old signed a new five-year-deal at the Bernabeu back in November and Perez, who stood unopposed for re-election this month, will take to the airwaves to give "his version of the Ronaldo case". Read More »

Transported as 3 vehicles, including small bus, collide on Hi


The bus rolled onto its side and one person fell out, the CSP said. He added that the Subaru was subsequently hit in its passenger side by an incoming Toyota Corolla. Colorado 93 between Colorado 72 and Colorado 128 will be closed Monday while police officers and rescue workers are on the scene. Colo. 93 was reopened in both directions about 3:45 p.m., according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. Read More »