"Next Gen Ken:" Mattel Releases New, Diverse Ken Dolls

In fact, it seems Mattel had the most fun with Ken's coif. In addition, to continue to promote diversity in their Barbie line, the new Kens come in a range of skin tones as well. The rollout comes after weak sales for maker Mattel in the first quarter of 2017. Ten are on sale starting today and five more will be released in stores in the ...

Read more

  • USA troops injured in attack by rogue Afghan soldier
USA troops injured in attack by rogue Afghan soldier

A spokesman for the United States military command in Kabul denied earlier comments by an Afghan official that Americans had been killed , but confirmed that an unspecified number of soldiers had been wounded. Robert Purtiman, a spokesman for the USA -led mission in Afghanistan , said there were no US or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fat...

Read more

  • Freshman series 'Downward Dog' canceled by ABC
Freshman series 'Downward Dog' canceled by ABC

Series creators Samm Hodges and Michael Killen announced the news via a statement posted to Twitter on Friday, saying that ABC "loved it creatively and really wanted to make more but couldn't find a financial path to do so". The series, which stars Allison Tolson ( Fargo ), comes from Animal Media Group, Mosaic Media Group, ABC Studios and Le...

Read more

  • Fire at air station injures 2 Marines working on aircraft
Fire at air station injures 2 Marines working on aircraft

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona grounded all F-35s this past week, but that suspension has now been lifted as of Friday , Defense News reports. "The F-35B is a highly capable aircraft with an excellent test and developmental safety record", Stahl added. A Marine Corps official has called ALIS the F-35 program's " true center of gravity ...

Read more

  • Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation
Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation

Constand is one of dozens of women who have accused the former star of the 1980s hit TV comedy " The Cosby Show " of assaulting them, often after plying them with pills and alcohol, in a series of incidents over four decades. What's next? Pennsylvania criminal defense lawyer Ed Paskey told The Associated Press that judges most commonly will ...

Read more

  • Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US
Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

The company plans to sell what's rest of its operations to the rival USA auto parts supplier, Key Safety Systems, for $1.588 billion. "As a group our company will continue to count on your understanding and cooperation as we endeavor to provide a stable supply of products", the company said in a statement .

Read more

  • Juror says 2 holdouts prevented guilty verdict
Juror says 2 holdouts prevented guilty verdict

And the juror, who chose to remain anonymous, Of the three counts against Cosby, the jury voted 10 to 2 that Cosby was guilty on digitally penetrating Andrea Constand , the accuser, and that the assault happened because Cosby drugged Constant without her knowledge.

Read more

  • Prosecutors vow Cosby retrial after jury deadlocks
Prosecutors vow Cosby retrial after jury deadlocks

After more than 50 hours of deliberation over six days , the jury of seven men and five women was unable to reach a verdict, and Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill declared a mistrial . They must come to a unanimous decision to convict or acquit. O'Neill told the jury that if they decide to talk about the case, they should remember that the...

Read more

  • Bill Cosby to educate young people about sexual abuse laws
Bill Cosby to educate young people about sexual abuse laws

In an insane twist of events, Bill Cosby plans to hold town hall-style meetings in which he discusses sexual assault. "Mr. Cosby wants to get back to work", Wyatt said in an interview on Wednesday with " Good Day Alabama ", in Birmingham.

Read more

  • Cosby's Lawyer is Confident in Future Acquittal: Celebrities React to Mistrial
Cosby's Lawyer is Confident in Future Acquittal: Celebrities React to Mistrial

A hearing on whether to release juror's names will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Norristown . It's possible the next jury could be selected in another county so as not to place too heavy of a burden on Allegheny County, where Pittsburgh is located, said Dennis McAndrews, a former Philadelphia-area prosecutor.

Read more

  • Dave Grohl thanks Florence Welch for filling in at Glastonbury
Dave Grohl thanks Florence Welch for filling in at Glastonbury

Grohl was even able to apologise for being "about two years late" as he slightly tongue-in-cheek commented that it had been down to bad traffic at the time. There is no Glastonbury in 2018, meaning there are 731 days until Worthy Farm opens its gates again. "This makes me feel cool", Perry told the audience, adding, "I didn't know if you still...

Read more

  • Indrani Mukerjea Among 200 Inmates Booked for Rioting in Jail
Indrani Mukerjea Among 200 Inmates Booked for Rioting in Jail

Children up to six are allowed to stay with their mothers at the Byculla facility. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone III) Akhilesh Singh said that the FIR was registered on Sunday against 200 inmates of the prison, inluding Ms. Shetye allegedly was assaulted inside the prison and was rushed to JJ hospital for treatment but was declared dead b...

Read more

  • Three-Time Oscar Winner Retires From Acting
Three-Time Oscar Winner Retires From Acting

The actor, who was notoriously picky about the roles he chose, has previously taken long breaks from making movies, but this is the first time he's declared to be through with them. The sheer effort that Day-Lewis puts in by itself becomes enough for any "Daniel Day-Lewis" performance to be considered great. Some additional credits of his include...

Read more

  • LSU advances to College World Series Finals
LSU advances to College World Series Finals

To fit all his thoughts on this year's OSU team - which spent much of the season as the nation's top-ranked team - into a two or three-minute sound bite at a press conference wouldn't have been close to enough. He announced Alex Lange, who was brilliant Friday in a win against Oregon State, would start if there's a Game 3 Wednesday. Faedo passe...

Read more

  • Solange, Migos win at BET Awards; Bruno Mars performs
Solange, Migos win at BET Awards; Bruno Mars performs

Mars closed out the performance with a solo dance break in a baseball-inspired outfit. And I like to think he puts this enormous pressure on me to see how I react. Solange , who had one of the last year's most critically acclaimed albums with " A Seat at the Table ", won the Centric award and called Sunday "the best birthday ever".

Read more

  • Johnny Depp says sorry to trump for comment
Johnny Depp says sorry to trump for comment

Actor Johnny Depp should deal "with his own problems", Eric Trump said Sunday during an interview on Fox News after Depp joked about assassinating the president. "I lie for a living", he went on at the time. "However, it has been a while and maybe it is time". Back in February 2016, Johnny famously portrayed Trump in a hilarious amusing o...

Read more

  • Spider-Man Sequel To Lead Next Version of MCU After Avengers 4
Spider-Man Sequel To Lead Next Version of MCU After Avengers 4

Fortunately, Fandango's Managing Editor Erik Davis was able to clarify the comment thanks to another statement from the producer. Speaking to io9, Feige explained: "So much happens in [the 3rd and 4th Avengers movies], as you can imagine, and so much is affected by it that we felt what better person to hold your hand and lead you into the next ...

Read more

  • Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards
Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards

The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, won best male R&B/pop artist . Before taking stage, the BET Awards showed a tribute video that featured Common discussing the humanitarian work of his fellow Chicagoan.

Read more

  • Alex Jones Releases Audio Of Conversation With Megyn Kelly
Alex Jones Releases Audio Of Conversation With Megyn Kelly

Kelly's interview with Jones has also sparked a backlash from parents of children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre who have urged NBC not to give Jones airtime because he's theorized the shooting could have been a hoax . One video includes audio of Kelly promising to take it easy on Jones and not to ask any pointed questions. Th...

Read more

  • Chicago Pride faces controversy as it bans Jewish flags
Chicago Pride faces controversy as it bans Jewish flags

One marcher defended the flags in a post on the Chicago Dyke March Facebook page. "It was a flag from my congregation which celebrates my queer, Jewish identity which I have done for over a decade marching in the Dyke March with the same flag", she told Windy City Times .

Read more