• Death by text? What's at stake in the Michelle Carter trial
Death by text? What's at stake in the Michelle Carter trial

Roy , 18, was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning July 13, 2014, in a Kmart parking lot several miles outside of Boston. Their relationship largely consisted of text messages and emails. Carter had also been treated for anorexia, and Roy had made earlier suicide attempts. Judge Moniz cited case law precedents in finding Carter should...

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  • Orange Overlord Appoints Wedding Planner To Head Federal Housing Program
Orange Overlord Appoints Wedding Planner To Head Federal Housing Program

Judging by Eric Trump's wedding, the president won't regret it. Patton also appears to have overstated her scholastic achievements, listing a law degree from Quinnipiac and an enrollment in Yale. De Blasio responded with a plea of helplessness and resignation. As head of the largest regional housing office in the US, Ms Patton be in charge of dis...

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  • China Box Office: 'The Mummy' Takes $52 Million Opening Weekend Win
China Box Office: 'The Mummy' Takes $52 Million Opening Weekend Win

While most superhero movies open huge and suffer massive second-week drop-offs, that wasn't the case with 'Wonder Woman' . Universal's first big release in their so-called Dark Universe has officially bombed at the domestic box office, but The Mummy has at least managed to scrape back its budget internationally.

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  • Stephen Curry on Potential Invite to White House: 'I Still Wouldn't Go'
Stephen Curry on Potential Invite to White House: 'I Still Wouldn't Go'

What weve built here is truly special, its unique, its something that you dont want to see end at all, ” Curry said . Surely Kevin Durant , the newly-minted NBA Finals MVP who joined the Warriors after their record 73-win season, has a different take on his own championship squad.

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  • LeBron James 'likely' to leave Cavaliers next summer
LeBron James 'likely' to leave Cavaliers next summer

Now, if he had not won a title in Cleveland and then left again, I think there would be tremendous backlash again. Could be a summer hair (less) do. "I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there", James said after the Cavs closed out the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern finals, a game in which James passed Jordan as the all-time leading sc...

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  • NBC to air Jones interview despite efforts to 'distract'
NBC to air Jones interview despite efforts to 'distract'

On Thursday night, Jones leaked audio of what he says was his private, pre-interview conversation with Kelly online to clarify what he referred to as "misrepresenting" him in the official interview. The network added, "Tune in Sunday". "I'm still me. I'm not going to go out there and be Barbara Walters ". Although Kelly as a personality ...

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  • Grenfell Tower: what we know so far
Grenfell Tower: what we know so far

Almost 200 people chanting "We want justice!" marched near Notting Hill Gate tube station on Friday, demanding action from local councilors tasked with housing people following the disaster. The Metropolitan Police Service, which is leading the ongoing investigation, believes it has identified the origin of the fire, which so far does not appear to...

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  • Cosby thanks supporters on 5th day of deliberations at trial
Cosby thanks supporters on 5th day of deliberations at trial

McMonagle asked the judge to declare a mistrial . Jury deliberations have now lasted about as long as the prosecution and defense cases combined. Jurors also asked to re-hear the testimony regarding Andrea Constand's phone records from around the time of the incident.

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  • Wonder Woman shoots to top of United Kingdom and USA box office
Wonder Woman shoots to top of United Kingdom and USA box office

I made Wonder Woman . It's just a generally good movie and Patty Jenkins has a lot to bargain with. Although Jenkins said she felt no obligation to return to the franchise as the director for the sequel , she would love to be involved in the "beautiful story".

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  • Protests erupt over London fire response
Protests erupt over London fire response

Grenfell Tower , the 24-story building that was engulfed in flames early Wednesday, had been the subject of resident complaints over fire safety for years . Instead they released a statement promising to rehouse as many people locally as they could. The paper also said that the last full assessment of fire risks for the building was in Decembe...

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  • Uber boss Kalanick steps down for a while
Uber boss Kalanick steps down for a while

Attorney General Eric Holder . On Sunday, the board voted unanimously to adopt all the recommendations made by a law firm hired to investigate deep-seated cultural problems, led by former United States attorney general Eric Holder. There will also be a number of facile changes meant to smooth out the gritty culture Kalanick fostered, including...

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  • Adam West, Iconic Star Of TV's 'Batman,' Has Died
Adam West, Iconic Star Of TV's 'Batman,' Has Died

I will miss him in the physical world and savour him always in the world of imagination and creativity. Adam West , the actor best known as Batman in the 1966 film and TV series, has died . "Such a super amusing, cool, charismatic actor". In fact, the actor said that his and Adam West's families have developed mutual respect and love for ea...

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  • Amazon's Richard Hammond survived a fiery crash while filming 'The Grand Tour'
Amazon's Richard Hammond survived a fiery crash while filming 'The Grand Tour'

Hammond was flown by Air Ambulence and was found to have only a fracture to his knee. In a tweet, his co-star Jeremy Clarkson said it "was the biggest crash I've ever seen". There was no one else in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and the reason for the incident is as yet unknown and being investigated. Considering the photos of the com...

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  • Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders
Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Kimmel also joked about Trump "making witch hunts great again" and suggested how people would know if the president really did posses magical powers.

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  • All the times Trump was jabbed at the Tony Awards
All the times Trump was jabbed at the Tony Awards

That's very impressive. I was on that list a couple times , but, Ben, you know who you bumped off that list? "I still have you on there", Biden said, and quipped, "I probably ruined your reputation". Stephen Colbert found a way to bash President Donald Trump while presenting the award for best revival of a musical at Sunday's Tony Awards .

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  • London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing
London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people were missing after compiling a list of verified reports . He also said that there was no evidence that the fire was started deliberately. A critical difference, part of a $13 million refurbishment at Grenfell Tower a year ago included extra insulation under new panels on the building...

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  • Del Potro Joins Nadal In Withdrawing From London Queen's Club
Del Potro Joins Nadal In Withdrawing From London Queen's Club

In the final, the Swiss met an irrepressible Rafa Nadal, who did what Nadal does best - win on the red dirt. Earlier in the week, Rafael Nadal withdrew to rest following his 10th French Open title. "I enjoy being away from the court". Illness and injury had also conspired against Murray and it led to a record of just five wins in three mont...

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  • US Navy ship collides with merchant ship
US Navy ship collides with merchant ship

Bryce Benson, who was reportedly in stable condition after being airlifted to the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, the Navy said. A United States official said the navy ship had suffered some flooding and was unable to operate under its own power.

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  • At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defence
At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defence

He says he sees "nothing but hard work, dedication, fidelity" to their oath. He adds "tonight, just rest". He says it was consensual. Bill Cosby's defense team is asking again for a mistrial, more than 50 hours into jury deliberations in his suburban Philadelphia sexual assault case.

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  • Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster
Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster

Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the west London neighbourhood where the 24-storey Grenfell Tower went up in flames early on Wednesday. While the deadly blaze at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington has prompted an outpouring of generosity, it has also unleashed fury at the authorities as the charred towe...

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