• Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time
Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time

Now, she may make the request for the first time in court. Geimer's testimony marked the first time she has appeared in court in the drawn-out case of the Oscar-winning filmmaker, who lives in France and has been engaged in a legal battle to avoid further jail time if he returns to the United States.

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  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case; jury
Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case; jury "hopelessly deadlocked"

Constand's attorneys released a statement following the mistrial , thanking both the jury and the prosecutors in the case. "Mr. Cosby's power's back. Cosby, who was lauded as a hero by African Americans and revered by whites for smashing through racial barriers over a five-decade career, is best remembered for his role as Cliff Huxtable on...

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  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire
58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire

Commander Stuart Cundy said 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower on the night of the blaze are missing and presumed dead. "People have lost their lives, people have had their homes destroyed, they have fled for their lives with absolutely nothing".

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  • The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences
The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

Only one was allowed to testify in the Constand case. Cosby repeatedly and vehemently denied any wrongdoing. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill declared the mistrial after the sixth day of deliberations that lasted longer than the actual trial and said the jury of seven men and five women were "hopelessly deadlocked".

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  • Judge Declares Mistrial In Cosby Sexual Assault Case
Judge Declares Mistrial In Cosby Sexual Assault Case

The judge in the Bill Cosby trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury failed to reach a verdict in the case. Prosecutors have four months to decide whether they want to retry Cosby or drop the charges. She denied they had a romantic relationship and said she had rebuffed previous advances from him. While the prosecution spent fi...

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  • Bat-Signal to shine over Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West
Bat-Signal to shine over Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

It's a follow-up to 2016's Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders , which reunited West with fellow co-stars Burt Ward and Julie Newmar. Family Guy will honor West with a tribute card that will appear before the episode airs at 8:30 p.m.

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  • Erendira Wallenda hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls
Erendira Wallenda hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

She says it all started when she was two-years-old and began training. In what sounds like a nightmare for anyone who is scared of heights, the wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda hung from a helicopter by her teeth over Niagara Falls on Thursday.

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  • Janet Jackson in negotiation with Netflix for 10-parter
Janet Jackson in negotiation with Netflix for 10-parter

A source told the Daily Mail , who was first to report the news, "Sadly, Janet and Wissam have decided that it wasn't working and to go their separate ways". Jackson is worth a mere $150million. However, that dollar amount is almost pocket change compared her her estranged husband's estimated $1 billion worth, and it's possible that Jackson could ...

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  • Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority
Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority

While post-Brexit Britain will remain an important export market for the EU-27, its isolation in Europe and loss of preferential access to the bloc's trading partners could have dramatic consequences. More pressing is the issues of providing effective guarantees to some 5 million people - around 3 million European Union citizens living in Britain p...

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  • 'Dumb and Dumber To,' 'Daddy's Home' made with stolen cash
'Dumb and Dumber To,' 'Daddy's Home' made with stolen cash

Combined with the civil forfeiture complaints seeking over $1 billion filed in July 2016 and around $100 million filed last week, the USA government is seeking to forfeit $1.7 billion in assets obtained from corruption involving 1MDB. The amount of the assets the US government is seeking to recover in the civil forfeiture complaint filed on Thursda...

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  • Carrie Fisher Cause Of Death Revealed By Coroner's Officials
Carrie Fisher Cause Of Death Revealed By Coroner's Officials

This could have triggered a heart condition called the atherosclerotic heart disease , which eventually led to Fisher's untimely demise. A coroner has claimed that Carrie Fisher died of " sleep apnea ", among other factors. She later published the autobiographical " Wishful Drinking " and the non-fiction follow-up "Shockaholic", among othe...

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  • Stranger Things season 2 may 'disappoint' fans
Stranger Things season 2 may 'disappoint' fans

So people who found season one too scary for them, probably you're going to be more scared by season two. After taking a look at these figures, I'm guessing collectors who love the show would be willing to dive into the Upside Down in order to get their hands on these things.

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  • Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in a mistrial
Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in a mistrial

Constand's testimony ran counter to Cosby's version, and mirrored a narrative that numerous women who have accused the actor and comedian of sexually assaulting them. O'Neill grew testy on the bench as he questioned McMonagle's requests to end the trial without a verdict. But he says he no longer had them when he met accuser Andrea Constand in ...

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  • Jada Pinkett Smith, others connected to Tupac slam 'All Eyez On Me'
Jada Pinkett Smith, others connected to Tupac slam 'All Eyez On Me'

Jada then detailed the inaccuracies in the movie, stating: "Pac never read me that poem". Smith is played by Kat Graham in Benny Boom 's biopic. "It all came from the truth, from places and moments of her dialog and actual ideas that Pac actually had", he said.

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  • Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher
Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher

Ironically, 10 years ago in the Belmont, Curlin was caught in deep stretch by Pletcher's first Belmont victor, the filly Rags to Riches . There was no chance of a Triple Crown victor this year, but the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes still provided some drama.

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  • Owen Smith tipped to be invited into Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet
Owen Smith tipped to be invited into Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet

Asked if he was ready to become Prime Minister should the Tories' Queen's Speech be defeated, he said: "Absolutely". Usually voters make up their mind before the campaign and some seats are deemed so safe, parties don't bother to contest them seriously.

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  • Diane Kruger to star in Robert Zemeckis' new film
Diane Kruger to star in Robert Zemeckis' new film

The documentary won awards from the Boston Society of Film Critics and SXSW. Kruger is playing the character Deja Thoris, the Belgian Witch Marwencol living in the miniature World War II village. Maradith Frenkel and Chloe Yellin will oversee the project on behalf of Universal . Variety reported last month that Leslie Mann and Janelle Monae ...

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  • Bill Cosby: Judge declares mistrial in comedian's sexual assault case
Bill Cosby: Judge declares mistrial in comedian's sexual assault case

The jury appeared unable to agree on which version of the night in question to believe: Constand's or Cosby's. A judge Saturday declared a mistrial in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby. "I am grateful to any of the jurors who tenaciously fought to review the evidence, which is the rightful way to make a sound decision". He reminded p...

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  • UFC stars excited about big fight
UFC stars excited about big fight

At the end of the day, these two guys wanted this fight, the fans wanted this fight, and Conor is a mixed martial artist going into a boxing match with arguably the greatest boxer of all time. He has equalled Rocky Marciano , who equally has 49 victories and no defeats. "If McGregor were to go out and get some boxing matches, I don't see ..." ...

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  • Mistrial Declared in Cosby Trial
Mistrial Declared in Cosby Trial

A SMILE broke out over Bill Cosby's face when jurors told a judge they were deadlocked in the disgraced funnyman's sex assault trial overnight. While Cosby and his legal team are now celebration the small legal victory that has spared the former Cosby Show star jail time and a felony conviction, Pennsylvania prosecutors have vowed to retry the ...

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