• Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise
Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

The council has also been reviewing fire safety at its low-rise communal blocks of three storeys, and any cladding used has been confirmed as having a "Class 0" (lowest risk) fire rating. Cladding on a Sheffield tower block is to be removed after it failed fire safety tests . In north London , officials trying to avoid another fire disaster sou...

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  • Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea
Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

The spokesman said it was a "mystery" as to why Warmbier died days after returning home, but compared his death to the case of another American detainee, Evan Hunziker. US President Donald Trump's administration worked to secure his return. His physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness, a condition also known as persistent vegetat...

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  • South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events
South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events

The minister's remarks apparently reflect the hopes of the country's new liberal president, Moon Jae In, to engage the reclusive North through sports, a field in which its leader Kim Jong Un actively promotes exchanges with foreign countries.

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  • Gal Gadot paid the same as Henry Cavill in superhero standalone debut
Gal Gadot paid the same as Henry Cavill in superhero standalone debut

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny. The film is lacking in racial diversity, but it does wonders with its use of a female lead in the superhero genre. Their lives are changed when one of the girls finds a wounded soldier from t...

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  • Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

The chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee said Wednesday that Republicans are fine-tuning the specifics of the Senate health care bill, one week before a vote is scheduled on the legislation. She said an analysis of the bill by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, expected Monday, would be "extremely important to me because I...

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  • 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

She alleged that after several minutes of talking, she began to slur her words and told Cosby she had trouble seeing him. During one of those subsequent conversations, Constand said , Cosby was evasive when she asked him about the type of pills he'd given her.

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  • TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad
TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad

Tropical Storm Cindy still looks very disorganized but the center of circulation doesn't matter as it will be more of a rainmaker type of storm instead of a big wind threat. But insurance and reinsurance interests may want to take note, as Cindy does present a threat even at this early stage of the tropical season. "We're expecting it to be re...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Reports had said Ronaldo was considering moves from Spain to England following the harassment by the Spanish tax authorities. The 29-year-old made a dea...

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  • Queen's Speech axed to make way for complex Brexit talks
Queen's Speech axed to make way for complex Brexit talks

Extending the new session will allow MPs and peers to examine Brexit laws as well as domestic reforms in depth, according to the Government. "Downing Street is a vacuum", the newspaper said. "The election result was not the one I hoped for, but this government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent". It is s...

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  • Miles Teller Was Arrested for Public Intoxication Over the Weekend
Miles Teller Was Arrested for Public Intoxication Over the Weekend

Teller was allegedly slurring his words and had difficulty standing upright, which, TMZ reports , is what prompted the cops to take notice of Teller in the first place. It was then that he was formally arrested for public intoxication, which is a misdemeanor. As previously reported, the impact caused his Bronco truck to flip over.

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  • This Theory On Jon Snow's True Name May Have Just Been Confirmed
This Theory On Jon Snow's True Name May Have Just Been Confirmed

The real name of Jon Snow (played by Kit Harington ) has apparently been discovered to be Jaehaerys Targaryen , according to a magazine article. Jaehaerys II was Jon's great - grandfather. "As we saw in the last episode of season six, Bran's ( Isaac Hempstead Wright ) psychic time-traveling "greensight" revealed the true nature of Jon's ...

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  • 'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut
'Cars 3' speeds to No. 1, Tupac biopic nets strong debut

In third place, the Tupac biopic " All Eyez on Me " debuted with a notable $27.1 million, while the Mandy Moore shark thriller " 47 Meters Down " netted $11.5 million. Only one in four critics had praise for the movie, in which Demetrius Shipp Jr. plays rapper Shakur. That's lower than the openings of " Cars " ($60.1 million) and " Cars 2 " ($66....

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  • Katy Perry makes Twitter history as first to hit 100M followers
Katy Perry makes Twitter history as first to hit 100M followers

Twitter honored the " Swish Swish " singer, 32, with a celebratory post. On their account, they wrote, "Today, we #WITNESS history ". Katy Perry's former arch rival Taylor Swift is not too far behind with an impressive 85 million followers.

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  • Tubelight makers hope for Pakistan release
Tubelight makers hope for Pakistan release

Dand also ruled out the possibility of a delayed release of Tubelight , citing price issue. The distributors fear that the film reflects anti-China sentiments which will not go down well with the Pakistani audience. His hint was towards the "huge problem" of piracy that Indian films continue to face across the border . Tubelight is yet anothe...

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  • Advertisers withdrawing from Megyn Kelly's show due to Alex Jones interview
Advertisers withdrawing from Megyn Kelly's show due to Alex Jones interview

Kelly said that she found Jones's suggestion that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax "as personally revolting as every other rational person does". A serious investigation of Jones by America's top news network would do the real work of journalism: spreading the truth and holding an influential figure accountable for his risky lies.

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  • Fed raises rates and outlines balance sheet reduction plan
Fed raises rates and outlines balance sheet reduction plan

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the process could begin "relatively soon". Meanwhile, Yellen dodged questions about whether she would stay on for another term if President Donald Trump asks her to stay. By the end of the year, the Fed projects its benchmark rate will be at a neutral level, neither stimulating nor dampening economic growth. ...

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  • What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

It included a statement that Cosby first became attracted to Constand, then manager of Temple University's basketball team, in 2003. Constand has alleged that Cosby gave her drugs that left her unable to move or say no and then sexually assaulted her in his home in 2004.

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  • Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court now
Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court now

Judge Scott Gordon did not immediately issue a ruling. Braun wants a deposition from Roger Gunson, the original prosecutor in the case, unsealed because he thinks it will prove his argument that a deal was firmly in place, and that Polanski had reason not to trust the system.

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  • Fox News Dropping 'Fair & Balanced' Slogan
Fox News Dropping 'Fair & Balanced' Slogan

Ailes, 77, died on May 18 at his home in Palm Beach after he was hospitalized for several days due to injuries sustained from a fall. Ailes stepped down shortly after, but the network could not shake allegations of a hostile work environment.

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  • Anushka Sharma unveils FIRST LOOK of third production venture - 'Pari'
Anushka Sharma unveils FIRST LOOK of third production venture - 'Pari'

Anushka has been experimenting with different genres since her first home production NH10. Not much has been spoken about the storyline of Pari , however, from the poster it looks like this time Anushka has taken up some serious spooky business.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office
'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office

From data compiled on Box Office Mojo , it is apparent at this point that Universal's planned Dark Universe of films , which includes The Mummy , The Bride of Frankenstein , The Invisible Man , Dracula and others, will not find the golden dollar nor the key to success that Marvel's Cinematic Universe has enjoyed.

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  • Trump blames Qatar for funding terror
Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

Schaefer told reporters German diplomats were in touch with the state department and security council officials to clarify the U.S. stance. They are united in their fear Qatar's alleged ambivalence towards Tehran and were galvanised by US President Donald Trump's recent tour of the region.

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  • Taylor Swift Celebrates Sales Landmarks by Offering Catalog for Streaming
Taylor Swift Celebrates Sales Landmarks by Offering Catalog for Streaming

Taylor Swift decided to make her entire music catalog available on every streaming service at midnight, which was the exact same time Katy Perry released her new album Witness. Previously, 27 year old star Swift had limited her tracks only to Apple Music , having persuaded the company to alter its stance on artist royalties.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex jailed on domestic battery charges
Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex jailed on domestic battery charges

Gordon was taken into custody Saturday (June 10) afternoon in Sanford , Florida . She said they got home from the bar and argued into the early morning. Gordon was her longtime partner. When she tried to leave, Gordon started "punching and hitting her and refused to let her leave". The allegations come after Brown, 26, was held legally respon...

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  • The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Defense Rests, Closing Arguments Monday
The Jeronimo Yanez Trial: Defense Rests, Closing Arguments Monday

Dusterhoft asked Yanez to go back prior to the shooting from his prospective. Yanez has said he was justified in stopping Castile's auto because he resembled a suspect in a convenience store robbery, according to court documents. "Why did he have to reach for it?" Defense attorneys will continue calling witnesses Friday morning. Erdman also g...

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  • Swift slammed over Spotify release
Swift slammed over Spotify release

But HaleyyyEvans said: 'Honestly Taylor Swift coming back to Spotify is the best thing that's happened to me all year'. The " Taylor Nation" Instagram made the announcement by writing, "In celebration of 1989 selling over 10 Million Albums Worldwide and the RIAA's 100 Million Song Certification announcement, Taylor wants to thank her f...

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  • Gal Gadot Shares Unedited & Heartfelt Video Message with Fans
Gal Gadot Shares Unedited & Heartfelt Video Message with Fans

Hudson also describes how Diana has to leave her heaven-like planet to defeat the evil one on earth and bring peace to mankind. Wonder Woman has changed that, or at least put the wheels in motion. Despite being out just a few weeks in the United States and less than a week here, the superhero reboot leads the way with the most tweets of any...

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  • Court declares Mamta Kulkarni, husband as proclaimed offenders
Court declares Mamta Kulkarni, husband as proclaimed offenders

Lawyers of Mamata Kulkarni, 45, have denied all allegations against her, claiming she is innocent. Meanwhile, a senior Thane police officer told DNA, "After the arrest of Goswami by DEA, Kulkarni has fled from Kenya and after the court directs to issue Red Corner Notice against Kulkarni we will extradite her for the formal arrest and interrogatio...

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  • Former Panama dictator dies
Former Panama dictator dies

Varela tweeted that the death of Manuel A Noriega closes a chapter in their history. "Although it (his terminal illness) gave him time to forgive his own way, with the media attention that such a gesture deserved, Manuel Antonio Noriega died last night without the indulgence of a people who still resent his attitude towards the United States inva...

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  • Ed Sheeran's Carpool Karaoke revealed some of his hidden talents
Ed Sheeran's Carpool Karaoke revealed some of his hidden talents

This edition was heavier on music than comedy, as the singer/songwriter (and Game of Thrones actor ) and Corden went through five of Sheeran's songs plus One Direction's "You Don't Know You're lovely". However, the Canadian heartthrob reacted "really cool" after he received the massive blow, much to Ed's surprise. The artist explained that he ...

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  • British Prime Minister says treating London incidents as potential act of terrorism
British Prime Minister says treating London incidents as potential act of terrorism

It also recalled an attack on Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Mahmood rammed his auto into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament and then stabbing a police officer to death. Witnesses told the BBC they saw a separate incident at the nearby Borough Market where several men were stabb...

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  • Edwards calling precautionary special session
Edwards calling precautionary special session

Republican House Speaker Taylor Barras says he believes that special session will be unnecessary and says he told Edwards that. Though Louisiana lawmakers have talked for years about being handcuffed in their budget decision-making, the House on Friday refused to unlock those shackles.

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  • Police video shows unsteady, slurring Woods
Police video shows unsteady, slurring Woods

Upon approaching the auto, the police discovered that both wheels on the driver's side had been twisted, while the respective tires were flat, indicating that Woods had recently hit something - you'll find the photos of the damaged vehicle in the lower part of the gallery to your right.

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  • Ringling Bros. wraps final shows in 146-year history at Nassau Coliseum
Ringling Bros. wraps final shows in 146-year history at Nassau Coliseum

Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking out new opportunities, perhaps in Europe, where many of her castmates hail from. Ringling streamed the final show on its website and on Facebook Live , where at least 19,000 viewers watched at one point. The Center for Elephant Conservation will cont...

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  • Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4
Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

Harper is blameless. If the suspension is upheld on appeal, Harper could be out of the Nationals' lineup for four games, the team weakened, entirely because of a serious offense Strickland committed. San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said Bryan Morris and George Kontos will fill in as the setup man in Strickland's absence. Buster Posey did ...

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