NEWSARENAMW.COM: Latest News of The Day 05:26, 08/16/2019

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI

“Reservoir Dogs” actor Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu, California, in March...

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI

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Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
06:39, 06/14/2019

Virginia woman pleads no contest in toddler toilet death ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a toilet bowl. The Roanoke Times reports 30-year-old Tabitha Danielle Amos entered the plea Tuesday to c...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Actor Michael D. Cohen Has Something to Share: ‘I Transitioned’ Ryan Pfluger for TIMEActor Michael D. Cohen in Burbank, Calif. on April 16, 2019. “We need more sweat!” On that command, a production assistant takes a spray bottle filled with glycerin and scurries over to actor Michael D. Cohen, making ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Heather Locklear pleads no contest in battery case, sentenced to 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemming from confrontations with first responders at California home in 2018.        ...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery charges from 2018 arrests, ordered to treatment program: reports Heather Locklear has been ordered to enter a treatment program after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors stemming from her 2018 arrests, according to multiple reports. ...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his client porn star Stormy Daniels.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to stealing $300K from Stormy Daniels Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he stole nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by using her forged signature to divert two advance payments for her memoir. Avenatti, 48, appeared in Manhattan federal co...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in embezzlement case The former Stormy Daniels attorney faces a 36-count indictment in California, and more charges on the East Coast        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in federal wire, bank fraud case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded not guilty Monday federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his clients, failed to pay taxes and lied in bankruptcy cases....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off book money from porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to a charge of ripping off about $300,000 in book sales belonging to a former legal client, porn star Stormy Daniels. He is due to be arraigned later in connection with an alleged extortion effort against Nike....
19:52, 05/28/2019

What's the record at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here's that and more of the craziest eating contest records The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island has become appointment viewing over the last decade-plus. Here's the record       ...
00:26, 07/05/2019

'Shop Contest: E3 2019 It’s that time of the year when we all gather around a computer screen or television and watch trailers and teasers. Surprises! Disappointments! Boring executives! Montages! Let’s have some E3 themed fun this week....
21:39, 06/09/2019

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making Super Mario Maker 2 was recently released and I’ve got Mario Maker 2 on the brain. I also wonder if making levels pays very well? Probably not. So construction Mario and his bro must work some side gigs to help make ends meet....
18:39, 07/07/2019

'Shop Contest: National Mustard Day Mustard. Love it or hate it, you have to at least admit it’s a fun word to say. And next weekend we celebrate National Mustard Day, a day in which people eat mustard, I assume....
21:00, 07/28/2019

'Shop Contest: E3 2019, Winners! Last week was E3 2019 and to celebrate that giant convention of trailers and teasers I asked you wonderful people to create some E3 announcements of your own. Things got a bit...strange....
00:00, 06/16/2019

'Shop Contest: OH GOD, CATS, Winners! Last week the world was given the nightmare creation that is the trailer for the Cats movie. I asked you wonderful readers of Kotaku to take these scary creatures from the trailer and place them anywhere you wanted. Make everything terrible! And you ...
10:00, 07/28/2019

Weigh-in for annual NYC hot dog eating contest Eleven-time men's champion Joey Chestnut and and five time women's champion, Miki Sudo weighed-in for the annual Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest. (July 3)        ...
23:13, 07/03/2019

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves This isn’t the most surprising contest, I know. But look, what else was I going to do? The internet loves Keanu Reeves and he just appeared at E3 this past week. Let’s honor Mr. Theodore Wick Neo himself and add him to more video games. The world nee...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
13:39, 05/30/2019

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone The Switch Mini Lite was revealed and it looks sooooo good. I already own a Switch and never play it in portable mode, but I still want one of these brightly colored mini consoles. And I bet others do too. So......
21:52, 07/14/2019

Watch and win: Redskins run prediction contest The Redskins, beginning with Thursday's preseason opener, will run a "Predict the Game" broadcast that offers $1,000 each quarter to a viewer who correctly picks the most live propositions....
01:52, 08/07/2019

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winners Are The Very Best, Like No One Ever Was The Japanese clothing company Uniqlo has announced the winners of its Pokémon-themed T-shirt design contest. While the first-place design will be included in this year’s Pokémon Sword and Shield games, the rest are really cool-looking as well, and al...
05:00, 05/22/2019

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone, Winners! The new Switch console, the Switch Lite, looks like a pretty piece of candy. I want one, even though I don’t need one. I assumed others felt this way, so I asked you wonderful people to hand out Switch Lites to anyone you felt like. I got a lot of g...
04:52, 07/21/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
23:52, 07/12/2019

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hu...
11:52, 08/15/2019

'Shop Contest: Finding The Next Twitch Superstar Ninja, the former Twitch superstar, has left the popular streaming service and is now only on Mixer. This leaves a gap for someone else to jump into Twitch streaming and become the next Ninja! Let’s figure out who that next famous streamer might be....
01:13, 08/05/2019

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Owner Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, won an appearance ...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker levels don’t waste your time. They are short, sweet and creative. At least, I think that’s what he me...
21:26, 07/20/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to their lowest temperature. So, instead of going outside, into the heat and sun, let’s stay inside and mak...
21:26, 07/05/2019

Javid eliminated from Tory leadership contest The race to make the final two of the Tory leadership contest and take on Boris Johnson in the last stage is on a knife-edge after the latest round of voting....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares....
18:52, 07/13/2019

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a whole bunch of...strange jobs. I’m not sure how well these pay, but I write about video games for a ...
04:52, 07/14/2019

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to cel...
05:52, 08/18/2019

Israelis Brace for a New Election. The Real Contest May Come Later. With polls showing the major parties deadlocked, Israelis already seem to be looking past the Sept. 17 election to the bruising coalition negotiations expected to follow....
01:00, 08/02/2019

'Shop Contest: Star Wars X Sonic The last week has been filled with Sonic images, videos, opinions and more. That trailer was a mess and people have been dunking on it. So I mean, I have to include some Sonic action in this week’s contest. But this weekend is also Star Wars Day and ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back at one of his most famous photos and see what fun we can have with it!...
00:00, 05/13/2019

'Shop Contest: National Mustard Day, Winners! Happy National Mustard Day! Grab your bottles of mustard and start eating stuff covered in that spicy, yellow sauce. This magical day only comes once a year, so take advantage of it! To celebrate the holiday, I asked you wonderful folks to create som...
01:13, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to enjoy the music and have fun. Bernd Riegert reports from Tel Aviv....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Competitors weigh-in for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Conestants weighed in Tuesday for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island. After a record-breaking performance last year, Joey Chestnut appears poised to defend his title once again. In 2018, Chestnut downed 74 hot dogs and b...
19:00, 07/03/2019

I finished last in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — and I’m proud of it You don’t know Prudence DiBenedetto, but you’ve likely seen her before. The 32-year-old mother of one is a two-time contestant in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest, including the 2018 edition. The Astoria native is one of the most anonymous figures in the...
23:13, 07/03/2019

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60-year-old pop diva also ensured the night will never be forgotten....
01:52, 05/19/2019

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of these past trailers hasn’t been Mads Mikkelsen or any other actors. Instead, the real star has been tha...
20:00, 06/02/2019

"Wouldn't Have Allowed Sunny To Contest Had I Known...": Dharmendra Veteran actor and former BJP lawmaker Dharmendra on Sunday said he would not have allowed his son Sunny Deol to contest the national elections from Punjab's Gurdaspur had he known who his rival is -......
08:39, 05/13/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
10:13, 05/18/2019

'Shop Contest: Game Of Thrones Finale Game Of Thrones is coming to an end. Many will watch. Few will enjoy it. Let us celebrate the end of this popular show with a contest dedicated to doing one thing....
03:52, 05/20/2019

Fortune and fame can be yours if you win Samsung's new contest; here's how to enter Now that Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, do you think that you can step up and be the next in-house design superstar? Samsung announced today that it is teaming up with design publication Dezeen to find the next "boundary-...
17:52, 06/28/2019

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves, Winners! I’m back, after taking a weekend off. I feel refreshed and ready to judge. Two weeks ago, you fine folks were tasked with creating images featuring the internet’s favorite actor, Keanu Reeves. I got a LOT of entries, so I’m sorry if your picture didn...
03:52, 06/30/2019

Boris Johnson on course to win Tory leadership contest Former foreign secretary likely to win by substantial margin over his rival, Jeremy HuntLatest political developments – liveBoris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of the Conservatives within the next few hours, entering Downing Street as Ther...
11:52, 07/23/2019

Mayhem at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut dominated again for his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. These are some of the best images from the event.       ...
00:26, 07/05/2019

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day Next weekend on July 6th, we all celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Or at least we should. So instead of waiting until next weekend to do this contest, let’s get a jump on the festivities now!...
21:39, 06/30/2019

Hunt steps up attacks in UK leadership contest LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson, challenging him to address the reported quarrel with his girlfriend last week that prompted a police visit. Writing in th...
10:26, 06/24/2019

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo, Winners! Last week I asked you folks to create some images to honor and celebrate the man, myth, and legend himself, Danny Trejo. He recently saved a small child from a car crash, on top of other cool stuff....
05:52, 08/18/2019

Semenya to contest 3,000-meters at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, California on June 30, a distance she can race without reducing her testosterone levels....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Our tops and flops After plowing through the 41 songs entered in next week's bash in Tel Aviv, ESC reporters Silke and Rick had fun picking their favorites — as well as the acts they love to hate. Do you agree with them?...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp, held by Darlene Wright, after winning 2019 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) _____ Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Fri...
19:39, 06/22/2019

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
14:13, 05/29/2019

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters....
14:39, 07/16/2019

New Jersey bans betting on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Everyone, don’t place your bets. New Jersey, which became one of the first states outside of Nevada to allow sports betting after a 2018 Supreme Court ruling, has put the kibosh on betting on the popular Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. The annual ho...
09:13, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast...
14:13, 07/23/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen, Winners! Last week marked 10 years for Kotaku’s big boss Stephen Totilo and to celebrate we took one of his most famous photos and had some fun with it. I got a nice mix of video games, timely Game Of Thrones creations, and other shenanigans....
14:52, 05/19/2019

No-contest plea in machete attack: 'He owes me choke ahi' A Kauai man who told police he was under the influence of a hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on his former boss' home because of a fish dispute pleaded no contest....
03:00, 05/13/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s annual music extravaganza...
00:00, 05/20/2019

'Shop Contest: Star Wars X Sonic, Winners! Last weekend was filled with Sonic and Star Wars news. So I asked you, the wonderful readers of Kotaku, to mash up these two franchises in our latest contest....
03:39, 05/12/2019

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby, Winners! Last week your wonderful readers took the baby from Death Stranding and took it on some grand adventures. I got a ton of entries this week and narrowing it down to 1 winner and just 10 runner-ups was a hard task. Maybe as hard as taking a baby across...
01:13, 06/09/2019

The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 picks up steam The artists and their entourages are now in Tel Aviv. As the city prepares to receive thousands of guests, rehearsals have begun on the Expo grounds....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Johnson plots first days as PM after leadership contest victory Boris Johnson is preparing to take over as prime minister and begin assembling his new cabinet, after being named the new Conservative Party leader earlier today....
01:52, 07/24/2019

Thousands cheer on horses in Bosnia log-towing contest Several thousand people flocked to a private arena in northwest Bosnia on Saturday to cheer on their favorite horses during a traditional pre-Easter log-towing contest....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Tom Brady enters the NFL quarterback beer chugging contest Tom Brady can chug with the best of them, too. The Patriots quarterback took some time off from trying to answer for his ‘Tom Terrific’ trademark attempt to celebrate his sixth Super Bowl win with the rest of his teammates on Thursday, en...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Congress Bathinda Nominee's Wife Says It Is A "One-Sided" Contest Campaigning for Congress's Bathinda candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Amrita Warring slammed sitting lawmaker Harsimrat Kaur Badal for "doing nothing" for the constituency in a decade....
14:26, 05/08/2019

Cricket World Cup: Why the India-Pakistan contest is more than just sport More than a billion television viewers around the globe are watching the India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup match in Manchester, England. What makes the cricketing rivalry between the two South Asian neighbors so exciting?...
17:52, 06/16/2019

'Shop Contest: Game Of Thrones Finale, Winners! Last week, I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to celebrate the end of Game Of Thrones by adding video game characters into the world of the show. Well, the finale aired and now the contest is over. Which is better? This contest or the finale. I’ll ...
06:00, 05/26/2019

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel Over the last week and a half, it seems a lot of folks have been talking about Splinter Cell. This is because of a cruel joke Tweet from Ubisoft developers. But if Ubisoft won’t make a new Splinter Cell game, well then screw it, we will....
22:13, 05/26/2019

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day, Winners! I love fried chicken. From a fast food joint, a local diner or homemade, I love it all. So in celebration of National Fried Chicken Day, I asked you wonderful readers to create some images featuring video game characters and fried chicken. You didn’t...
02:26, 07/07/2019

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a deeply-divided Britain out of the European Union....
04:26, 05/26/2019

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge....
05:13, 05/23/2019

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
12:39, 05/25/2019

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare A growing number of Britons are turning to online fundraising for essential treatment in a desperate, ‘Dickensian’ attempt to get around NHS shortfalls. But does it work?Heather Bellamy’s March appointment at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King’s Ly...
06:39, 05/21/2019

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest California competition highlights plight of rescue dogsOwner: ‘I think the audience saw his beautiful spirit’Scamp the Tramp, a bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch, took top honours on Friday at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.Owner Yvonne Morone...
17:26, 06/22/2019

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida,...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet, Winners! Last week I asked the readers of Kotaku to fire up their Nintendo Switch consoles and make some Mario levels. But keep them short and sweet. I got a bunch of entries and had a (mostly) great time playing them all....
10:00, 07/28/2019

Actor wins $1.9M payout on #MeToo case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist, CNN affiliate SBS News reported Thursday....
07:13, 05/24/2019

'Power Rangers' actor Pua Magasiva dies at 38 Actor Pua Magasiva has died at the age of 38, according to his production company. He was most well-known for his role as the Red Ranger in the 2003 television show "Power Rangers Ninja Storm." The Samoan-born New Zealand actor was found dead in a We...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Legendary Singer and Actor Doris Day Dies at 97 (LOS ANGELES) — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy roles in comedies and musicals made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the 1950s and ’60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, has died. She wa...
22:39, 05/13/2019

Veteran Telugu Actor Rallapalli Dies At 74 Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao, popularly known by his surname Rallapalli, died at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Friday evening after a cardiac arrest....
07:13, 05/18/2019

Delon, set for Cannes honor, says he is 'irreproachable' as an actor France's Alain Delon, set on Sunday to receive an honorary prize at Cannes that has sparked scrutiny of his views on women and same-sex couples, said in a newspaper interview that as an actor at least, he was beyond reproach....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn Has Died at the Age of 88 (LOS ANGELES) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” ...
12:26, 07/10/2019

Man who hanged himself in Central Park was a Broadway actor A Broadway performer who had roles in “War Horse” and “The Phantom of the Opera” was found hanging from a Central Park overpass in the Upper West Side, according to police sources and reports....
06:52, 05/04/2019

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew is dead at 74 Enlarge / Mayhew arrives at the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story at the El Capitan Theatre on May 10, 2018, in Hollywood. (credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Peter Mayhew, who portrayed Chewbacca in all the character's live-action scenes un...
06:39, 05/03/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led by police in handcuffs Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was led by police in handcuffs Thursday. He was arrested an charged with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a New York City night spot. (June 13)        ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Tim Conway, beloved comic actor, dies at 85 The actor died after a long illness, publicist Howard Bragman confirmed. He's best known for "The Carol Burnett Show."        ...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Another “Empire” actor arrested, but on traffic offense CHICAGO (AP) — Another “Empire” actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense. Police spokeswoman Karie James said Monday that Bryshere Gray, who plays a younger brother of Jussie Smollett’s characte...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Final Hours Of Voting In Month-Long Contest To Become British PM The voting closes Monday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, with Boris Johnson expected to be confirmed as the winner charged with delivering Brexit....
07:39, 07/22/2019

Eurovision: the ones to watch in grand final of 2019 song contest The must-see moments of the show, which will be broadcast from Tel Aviv on SaturdayThe Eurovision song contest is upon us once again, but with the grand final scheduled for three hours and 40 minutes non-stop, it’s not for the faint-hearted. To help ...
16:39, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 2:00 a.m. The Netherlands is the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” was...
01:52, 05/19/2019

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
12:26, 05/25/2019

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Vote Count in Australian Election Shows Close Contest (CANBERRA, Australia) — The vote count in Australia’s general election on Saturday was proving closer than opinion polls had predicted, with the ruling conservative coalition appearing more likely to form a government than the favored cen...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 ...
18:52, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
13:26, 05/25/2019

These 10 winners of the National Handwriting Contest will make you want to practice your penmanship Kwarkot/Shutterstock The educational company Zaner-Bloser hosts an annual national handwriting contest. Each year one winner is chosen from kindergarten through 8th grade. Winners recieve a $500 cash prize, a trophy, and a $500 gift certificate for...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Prime Ministerial Contest Now A "One-Horse Race": Arun Jaitley Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday claimed that the Prime Ministerial contest in the ongoing elections has become a "one-horse race" and exuded confidence that "Modi mandate" could be larger than......
05:52, 05/11/2019

2019 Eurovision live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere The Eurovision Song Contest is back for 2019 in its 64th edition of the fabulous competition. This year the event is set to take place at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel after the country won in 2018 with Netta's song "Toy". The singing...
03:26, 05/15/2019

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel, Winners! Last week I asked you, fine folks of Kotaku, to pitch some Splinter Cell sequel ideas, but only crossovers. That’s how we make this series big again. I got some wonderful entries this week and hopefully, Ubisoft is watching. I think we got some reall...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Loeb to contest two national rallies in Hyundai i20 World Rally Car Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb will contest a pair of upcoming national rallies in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, starting with next week's Rallye Vosges French Rally Championship round...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Six candidates enter contest to replace May as British prime minister The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with six candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere It's the day you've been waiting for. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest! A guilty pleasure for some, an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the camp for others. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel is all prepared for the 64th...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Tej Bahadur's Plea To Contest From Varanasi The Supreme Court Thursday rejected sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav's plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to reject his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat to contest......
13:26, 05/09/2019

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
15:13, 07/22/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
04:39, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Scamp the Tramp wins California Ugly Dog Contest The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scamp the Tramp’s looks have made him a winner — but it wasn’t a beauty contest. The snaggle-haired, bug-eyed pooch took the top prize Friday at the 31st annual...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Scamp the Tramp wins World's Ugliest Dog contest - video A bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch called Scamp the Tramp took top honours on Friday at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest. Scamp beat out 18 other contestants at the event, held in Northern California. Organisers say the contest is about bringin...
17:26, 06/22/2019

'Shop Contest: Mortal Kombat Guest Characters, Winners! Last week I asked you, the readers of Kotaku, to pitch some guest characters you wanted to see in Mortal Kombat. I got a large and varied list of characters, some of which I actually could see getting added into a Mortal Kombat game in the future....
22:52, 05/04/2019

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the opening round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up yet, what do you think?"...
13:39, 06/13/2019

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks in the annual Fourth of July bun fight at Coney Island. Despite beating second-place winner Michelle Lesc...
18:26, 07/04/2019

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
15:39, 06/13/2019

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites such as Bovada are happy to accept wagers on every aspect of the annual Coney Island contest — w...
02:13, 07/04/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
00:52, 07/10/2019

Brexiteer Boris Johnson far ahead in first round of contest to replace UK PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresn...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
15:52, 07/09/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland China, according to a new report released Thursday afternoon....
08:26, 05/03/2019

'I'm surprised': Stewart eliminated from Tory contest with Brexit warning Defeated Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart has warned the four remaining candidates against promises they "can't deliver" after being eliminated from the contest....
22:26, 06/19/2019

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns in 10 minutes to take the annual Fourth of July feeding frenzy in Coney Island. But the astounding feat o...
20:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. actor Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at age 85 Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on "The Carol Burnett Show" that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Actor Jussie Smollett not returning to 'Empire,' TV creator says Jussie Smollett will not be returning to U.S. television series "Empire", the show's creator says, marking the first public confirmation that the actor has been dropped after a furor over claims that he was the victim of a hate crime....
20:39, 06/05/2019

Emmy award winning actor Rip Torn dead at 88 Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife, Amy Wright, and daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez....
10:13, 07/10/2019

Former WWE wrestler, actor says he'd 'power bomb' President Trump if he could Former WWE Superstar and Hollywood actor Dave Bautista says if he could deliver the "Bautista Bomb," his signature wresting move, to one person in the world that he would deliver it to President Donald Trump....
01:39, 07/23/2019

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies aged 74 Mark Hamill and William Shatner among those paying tribute to Star Wars star: ‘A big man with a bigger heart’The family of Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars franchise, has announced his death on Twitter on Thursday. He was ...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Hollywood Actor Uses 'Superpowers' To Help Save A Child From Flipped SUV When actor Danny Trejo came across the scene of an accident on Wednesday, he jumped into action, helping a mother pinned behind a smashed driver's door....
13:13, 08/09/2019

Actor Baldwin says Trump 'fooled all these flyover Americans' Actor Alec Baldwin blasted President Trump for not changing his personality since taking office and for fooling "all these flyover Americans" into backing his candidacy in 2016. ...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97 The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activistPeter Bradshaw on Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimismDoris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died a...
19:00, 05/13/2019

‘Burn This’ actor Brandon Uranowitz: ‘I am not a porn star!’ When you want to be an actor and your last name’s Uranowitz, well — you might want to change it. Brandon Uranowitz’s father thought so. Just before he left for college, his dad suggested he go by “Brandon Steel.” “Excuse me,” he recalls replying, “I’...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi dies aged 85 The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, was kicked out of the Academy in 2004 for sharing screeners Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

‘The Chi’ actor loses MTV awards bid amid misconduct claims LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV is cutting Jason Mitchell from contention at next month’s MTV Movie & TV Awards following reports of alleged misconduct by “The Chi” actor. In a statement Wednesday, MTV said Mitchell was removed as a nominee ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Nickelodeon actor reveals he transitioned genders 20 years ago Actor Michael D. Cohen, who voices the character Schwoz Schwartz on Nickelodeon’s longest-running live-action sitcom, “Henry Danger,” has just revealed that he is transgender. “I was misgendered at birth,” Cohen tells Time. “I ident...
06:13, 05/24/2019

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in ...
10:26, 07/16/2019

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
05:00, 05/24/2019

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor....
01:26, 06/07/2019

Cameron Boyce's family says late actor had epilepsy Cameron Boyce's family has confirmed the "Descendants" and "Jessie" actor was being treated for epilepsy before having a fatal seizure over the weekend....
01:39, 07/11/2019

Robin Williams' Son Zak Honors First Child With Late Actor's Name It's a party of three! Zak Pym Williams welcomed a baby boy with fiancée Olivia June, People reports. The 36-year-old entrepreneur paid tribute to his late father and legendary......
09:00, 06/13/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
05:00, 06/13/2019

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
16:13, 06/07/2019

Parks & Rec actor gets in Twitter beef with Sen. McConnell’s campaign (LEX 18) – Parks & Rec actor Adam Scott took issue with Mitch McConnell’s team using an image of him on his campaign’s official Twitter account. Adam Scott, best known by fans of the NBC Sitcom Parks & Rec as Ben, got annoyed that M...
14:39, 06/27/2019

Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film The critically acclaimed new movie "The Peanut Butter Falcon" took an unusual path to Hollywood and has made an unlikely star of Zack Gottsagen, an actor who has Down syndrome....
23:00, 08/02/2019

I'm Criminal Minds Actor Kirsten Vangsness, and This Is How I Work When Kirsten Vangsness landed the role of hacker Penelope Garcia in CBS’s Criminal Minds, she was still working multiple day jobs. She was also working in theater, which she now participates in as a playwright and actor. We talked to her about her ca...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Blade Runner Actor Rutger Hauer Has Died at 75 (NEW YORK) — Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75. Hauer’s agent, Steve Kenis, says t...
22:52, 07/24/2019

Rutger Hauer, Blade Runner actor has died at age 75 NEW YORK (AP) – Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75. Hauer’s agent, Steve Kenis, say...
00:13, 07/26/2019

Barry Coe, 'Peyton Place' and 'Bonanza' actor, dead at 84 Golden Globe-winning actor Barry Coe, who had roles in "Bonanza" and films like 1957's "Petyon Place" and "Jaws 2," died last month after a battle with with myelodysplastic syndrome, according to an obituary. He was 84....
00:00, 08/08/2019

Kip Niven, actor from 'Magnum Force' and 'Alice,' dies at 73 Actor Kip Niven, known for roles in films such as "Magnum Force" and TV shows including "Alice" and "The Waltons," has died, the Jackson County medical examiner's office in Kansas City, Missouri, confirmed to CNN....
20:13, 05/09/2019

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
01:39, 05/23/2019

'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79 "Easy Rider" actor Peter Fonda, the son of Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, died on Friday at age 79 after suffering respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family said in a statement....
01:26, 08/17/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Unity Technologies are announcing they will launch two indie games from the recent Universal GameDev Challenge.Read More...
15:52, 07/09/2019

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally…” The deli was fam...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Joey Chestnut downs 71 hot dog to win his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest Joey Chestnut downed 71 hot dogs to claim his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest. Miki Sudo won her sixth contest title in the women's competition.       ...
02:39, 07/05/2019

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical or mental faculties on the 2020 debate stage. ...
22:39, 07/16/2019

Molly Schuyler eats 32 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z Burger eating contest Competitive eater Molly Schuyler finished 32 burgers within 10 minutes in the 10th Annual Z Burger Eating Championship, breaking the 27-burger record she set last year....
02:26, 07/05/2019

Sajid Javid knocked out in fourth round of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt will face fifth vote to decide final two candidates later on ThursdayConservative leadership - latest newsSajid Javid has become the latest candidate to exit the Conservative party leadership race, with the...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Aaron Rodgers Loses Chugging Contest Among Milwaukee-Area Sportsmen Since the Toronto Raptors have Drake cheering them on, the Milwaukee Bucks need their own celebrity row. Green Bay lineman David Bakhtiari has filled a spot more than once, and he’s excelled at acting as a Rally Packer for the crowd. All he has to do...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need to know The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
04:13, 07/04/2019

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a way that, quite frankly, wasn’t fun for anyone to watch: MasterChef Junior just introduced a new kid c...
20:13, 05/24/2019

So punny! ADOT announces winners of this year’s safety message contest TUCSON – Whether you are a dog fan or just enjoy a good pun, this year’s winning slogans of Arizona Department of Transportation statewide Safety Message Contest is sure to put a smile on your face. For the third year, ADOT kicked off the...
02:52, 06/15/2019

Katz’s Deli hosting ‘orgasm’ contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ anniversary Lunch-goers may hear more pleasurable moaning than usual Friday at Katz’s Delicatessen. The 131-year-old Lower East Side meat mainstay is hosting a fake orgasm contest in honor of Meg Ryan’s legendary performance as Sally Albright in “When Harry Met ...
19:39, 07/11/2019

Former tennis player Justin Gimelstob sentenced after pleading no contest to assault Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017.        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
23:26, 06/20/2019

Alex Bowman celebrated his first NASCAR win by hosting a syrup-chugging contest The 26-year-old Bowman earned his first Cup Series win Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway and shares some details about the all-night party.       ...
06:26, 07/03/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
05:39, 07/16/2019

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wildcard entry...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Sacked BSF Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav Misses Deadline For Varanasi Contest Dismissed soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav's nomination from the Samajwadi Party for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat has been cancelled by the Election Commission after he allegedly failed to meet the deadline......
13:39, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:26, 07/10/2019

Panama elections: Cortizo holds narrow lead in close contest Panamanians flocked to the polls in large numbers in an election that has been overshawdowed by corruption scandals. Preliminary results showed a tight race between Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo and Romulo Roux....
04:52, 05/06/2019

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Former President Barack Obama was not on the Democratic presidential candidate debate stage on Wednesday night, but he was omnipresent as 2020 hopefuls struggled with attacking the legacy of their party's most popular member....
11:00, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet, first delivery in 2025 Canada on Tuesday launched a long-delayed competition to build new fighter jets and said it was confident no favoritism had been shown toward any one contender, though some in the industry have said the race is tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp.....
21:13, 07/23/2019

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this week, which will be short and sharp and looks to be a wide-open contest....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest results from anywhere The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is finally here in all it's camp glory. For some it's a guilty pleasure, for others it's an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the sequins and general madness. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspired by the famous “When Harry Met Sally” scene. The Lower East Side pastrami sandwich mecca — wh...
00:26, 07/13/2019

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and buns) in just 10 minutes at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. “I just found a rhythm,...
03:39, 07/01/2019

Nathan's hot dog eating contest offers the frank a rare chance to shine The humble hot dog is a common sight at Fourth of July celebrations, and is an established part of the American diet. But the category has been stagnant over the last several years....
15:00, 07/04/2019

'Blade Runner' actor Rutger Hauer dies aged 75 The film star passed away at his Dutch home after a short illness. The world of the big screen paid tribute to the actor who starred opposite Harrison Ford in Blade Runner....
10:00, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China An unknown assailant stabbed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam on Saturday during a promotional event in mainland China but Yam's injuries were not life-threatening, Chinese state media reported....
16:52, 07/20/2019

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies. Willis, star of “The Sixth Sense” and “The Fifth Element” threw the first pitch in his No. 19 Phillies jersey before Philadelphia played the Milw...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
00:13, 05/24/2019

School criticized for actor's Arab headwear in safety drill A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Rs 25,000 Fine For 5-Star That Billed Actor Rahul Bose Rs 442 For Bananas The public relations nightmare for a five-star hotel in Chandigarh, peeled for trying to charge actor Rahul Bose Rs 442 for two bananas, is just not ending....
21:39, 07/27/2019

Actor Rutger Hauer, of ‘Blade Runner’ fame, has died at 75 Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75....
04:52, 07/28/2019

'Not cool': actor unhappy after photo taken during Broadway nude scene Audience member photographs Tony winner Audra McDonaldBroadhurst Theatre has ‘no-photo’ policyA Broadway actor has spoken out against an audience member who broke theatre rules by taking a photograph during a nude scene.Audra McDonald co-stars alongs...
22:26, 07/24/2019

R.I.P. Billy Drago, Untouchables villain and prolific character actor Billy Drago, the journeyman character actor best known for his role in Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables, has died. According to Variety, he died on Monday following complications from a stroke. He was 73....
23:39, 06/27/2019

Actor Peter Fonda, star of ‘Easy Rider’ dies at 79 LOS ANGELES (NBC NEWS) – Actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in “Easy Rider,” has died from respiratory failure due to lung cancer, his family said. He was 79. “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news...
09:26, 08/17/2019

Actor Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca from 'Star Wars,' dies at 74 Peter Mayhew passed in North Texas surrounded by his family on the evening of April 30, according to a statement posted to the late actor's Twitter account....
03:52, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month’s attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state using divers ...
03:26, 06/07/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Actor Aditya Pancholi Says He Was "Falsely Implicated" In Rape Case Soon after the Mumbai Police filed an FIR on charges of rape against Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi on a complaint of an actress, the actor said he is being "falsely implicated in this case."...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Kevin Spacey are returning to court in the case accusing the former “House of Cards” star of groping a young man at a bar on the island of Nantucket. A pretrial hearing is scheduled in the Nantucket Dis...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Charles Levin, Actor Seen in ‘Seinfeld,’ Is Found Dead in Oregon Mr. Levin, whose body was discovered in a remote area, played a mohel in the series and became that profession’s “team mascot,” his son said. “Every mohel compares himself to him.”...
21:00, 07/15/2019

| Over to you, Mr Bean! Actor takes Bottas spot in Hungary photo A luckless Valtteri Bottas was conspicuous by his absence when Mercedes assembled for their post-race team photograph following Lewis Hamilton's win in Hungary....
06:13, 08/05/2019

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against actor Depardieu French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into rape allegations against the actor Gerard Depardieu, the public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
20:52, 06/04/2019

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped An investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence.        ...
21:13, 06/04/2019

French prosecutors drop rape case against actor Depardieu The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped for lack of evidence...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Actor Danny Trejo helps save baby trapped in car in LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Danny Trejo played a real-life hero when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection. Authorities say two cars crashed Wednesday in the Sylmar neighborhood. Video aired...
05:39, 08/09/2019

TV Actor Karan Oberoi Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody Over Rape Charges Television actor and singer Karan Oberoi, arrested on charges of raping and blackmailing a woman, has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Magistrate Court in Mumbai....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his role as Dr. George Huang on the popular television se...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Oregon authorities believe remains of actor Charles Levin found Actor, 70, had roles in Seinfeld, Annie Hall and ManhattanCar found on remote road, medical examiner to make final IDRemains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television c...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Lillian Gish: should a great actor be judged by a racist film? An Ohio cinema has removed ‘Gish’ from its name due to her role in notorious 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. Cultural myopia – or proof of newly enlightened times?Lillian Gish, the “first lady of American cinema”, starred in more than 100 films betw...
13:26, 05/10/2019

‘Phantom’ actor’s suicide leaves Broadway cast ‘devastated’ Cast members of Broadway’s "Phantom of the Opera" were “devastated” Saturday to learn that a longtime dancer on the show, Harlan Bengel, 45, had committed suicide the previous day....
19:13, 05/05/2019

‘Star Wars’ mourns Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew Peter Mayhew, the first actor to give us the furry Chewbacca Star Wars character that we’ve grown to love, passed away on Tuesday, aged 74. Mayhew, whose fame is directly associated with the popularity of Star Wars, transformed Chewie into an i...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Actor Emraan Hashmi Brings Home The Lamborghini Huracan Indian actor Emraan Hashmi is the latest star to join the Lamborghini club and has brought home the Huracan supercar. The video has emerged online showing Emraan driving the Italian supercar to his......
15:52, 07/11/2019

Remains of former 'Mickey Mouse Club' actor found in Oregon The body of former actor Dennis Day, who was a member of popular 1950s television show "The Mickey Mouse Club," has been identified in Oregon almost a year after he was reported missing, his family said....
22:13, 06/07/2019

'Walking Dead' actor and former firefighter dies after battle with cancer Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on "The Walking Dead" died Saturday "after a hard-fought battle with cancer," according to Georgia's Athens-Clarke County Fire department....
23:00, 08/12/2019

U.S. actor Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at age 85: publicist Emmy-winning actor Tim Conway, who brought an endearing, free-wheeling goofiness to skits on "The Carol Burnett Show" that cracked up his cast mates as well as the audience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his publicist said....
21:52, 05/14/2019

'Star Wars' Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies at 74 Most famous for portraying the beloved 200-year-old Wookie, Peter Mayhew was also an author and philanthropist. Legions of fans have expressed their affection for the man behind the beloved character on social media....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Robert Mueller has dinner with ‘NCIS’ actor David McCallum WASHINGTON – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has materialized in Washington. On Monday night, he was spotted leaving Martin’s Tavern with actor and writer David McCallum, who plays “Ducky” on NCIS. The strange pairing lit up Twitter, but the two...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Claptrap voice actor accuses Gearbox CEO of assault, underpayment Enlarge / Claptrap, unsurprisingly, finds himself in trouble in a scene from the Borderlands series. The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is going public with allegations of abuse and underpayment against Gearbox and its CEO, Randy P...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC News Film actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's representative....
19:00, 06/12/2019

‘Star Wars’ Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies at age 74 FORT WORTH (KXAS) – North Texan Peter Mayhew, best known for his role as Chewbacca, died on Tuesday. His family released a statement saying Mayhew died on Tuesday evening at his North Texas home, with his family by his side. The family of Pete...
04:13, 05/03/2019

The Tory contest shows that the Brexiters’ dream is dying before their very eyes | Rafael Behr They once thought leaving the EU would work wonders. Now they don’t care what it achieves as long as it is doneBrexit is the reason the Conservatives are choosing a new leader, yet the competition has become a race to change the subject. Candidates a...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Start time, TV, streaming info and more The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
15:52, 07/04/2019

Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to avenge 2008 final defeatTwo old friends played some tennis for a shade over three hours on a sunny Friday...
00:52, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 2-HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, the company said on Thursday....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Tucson woman chomps down 26 hot dogs to earn 2nd place in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest NEW YORK (WNBC) –  Tucson resident Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, earning her second place in the women’s competition. Reigning women’s champion Miki Sudo had already won the wo...
03:39, 07/05/2019

‘This Is Not a Find-a-Friend Contest’: Inside Bernie Sanders’s Resolute Campaign Style Slipping in the polls and being pushed by Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Sanders is facing pressure to adjust his strategy, though he has long preferred running on his own terms....
11:52, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson wins contest to be United Kingdom’s new prime minister Boris Johnson succeeded Theresa May as Britain's new leader on Tuesday and the incoming prime minster faces a potentially bumpy ride.        ...
23:13, 07/23/2019

Urmila Matondkar Trailing In Mumbai North Seat In Maiden Election Contest Congress' Mumbai North Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar has lost her maiden election against BJP veteran Gopal Shetty. As per the latest trends available, Mr Shetty has taken a decisive lead of......
18:52, 05/23/2019

Pelosi Warns Democrats: Stay in the Center or Trump May Contest Election Results The speaker’s “coldblooded” plan for defeating President Trump, who she worries would challenge a slim Democratic victory in 2020, focuses on moderate voters and avoiding a protracted impeachment bid....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winner Disqualified, Design Pulled From Upcoming Game Earlier this week, Japanese clothing company Uniqlo announced Chinese artist Li Wen Pei had won its UT Grand Prix contest for designing Pokémon T-shirts. He was set to win $10,000 and have his design featured in Pokémon Sword and Shield, set to come ...
00:13, 05/24/2019

Man dies after taco eating contest at minor league baseball game in Fresno A 41-year-old man collapsed while competing in a Taco Tuesday contest during a Fresno Grizzlies game and died a short time later.       ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Democratic Debate 2019 Live Updates: A High-Speed and Spirited Contest The candidates on stage tonight are Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
04:13, 06/28/2019

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
21:52, 08/14/2019

Freddie Jones, film actor and Emmerdale's Sandy Thomas, dies age 91 Much-loved performer and father of Toby Jones was stalwart of British TV as well as a regular in David Lynch filmsFreddie Jones, the versatile actor who was a regular on British screens for more than five decades, has died aged 91, it has been announ...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Rutger Hauer, genre actor and Blade Runner icon, has died at 75 Enlarge / Hauer on the set of Blade Runner. (credit: Warner Bros) Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, an icon of genre fiction perhaps best known to general audiences for his portrayal of renegade android Roy Batty in Ridley Scott’s 1982 cult classic Blade R...
07:39, 07/25/2019

Himachal Court Quashes Sexual Assault Complaint Against Actor Jeetendra The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed a complaint against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, alleging that he sexually assaulted his cousin 48 years ago....
02:13, 05/22/2019

Delhi Businessman Files Defamation Case Against Actor Esha Gupta A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Bollywood actress Esha Gupta by a Delhi businessman after she accused him of sexual misconduct....
14:26, 07/20/2019

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
11:39, 07/02/2019

7 More Reaction Gifs Featuring Famous Hollywood Actor Robert Redford Yesterday we learned that a lot of people think actor Robert Redford looks like comedian Zach Galifianakis. And honestly, it’s all very confusing.Read more......
21:00, 07/10/2019

South Korean actor arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two women Actor Kang Ji-hwan has been arrested without a warrant on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman and molesting another, both employees of his agency, police said Wednesday....
11:39, 07/10/2019

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
18:52, 06/07/2019

'Star Wars' actor Riz Ahmed says he was racially profiled: 'It's really scary to be Muslim right now' "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actor Riz Ahmed claimed he was racially profiled on a flight in April, causing him to miss a Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago....
19:39, 06/30/2019

Actor, YouTuber Ray Diaz arrested in sexual assault of teenager, police say Actor and YouTuber Ray Diaz was arrested Friday for sexual assault after videos posted on social media allegedly showed him berating, threatening and hitting a teenager purported to be his girlfirend, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) confirme...
13:52, 07/13/2019

Multinational investigation says 'state actor' responsible for attacks on Gulf oil tankers An international investigation into attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May has concluded that a "state actor" is the most likely culprit....
03:52, 06/07/2019

Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Lam stabbed at event in China BEIJING — Veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach Saturday while attending an event in southern China, with police saying his injuries were not life-threatening. The motive was unclear. A suspect was detained following the attack...
12:39, 07/20/2019

"Favourite Villain": Google Doodle Remembers Actor Amrish Puri Today's Google Doodle celebrates the life and legacy of renowned actor Amrish Puri on his 87th birthday. Born in Punjab on this day in 1932, Amrish Puri landed his first role at age 39 and went on to......
05:39, 06/22/2019

Charges Against Hollywood Actor Kevin Spacey Dropped In Sex Assault Case Prosecutors dropped sexual assault proceedings against Kevin Spacey on Wednesday after the case against the Hollywood star collapsed over his alleged victim's refusal to testify....
12:52, 07/18/2019

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
02:39, 07/08/2019

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit The man that former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is accused by prosecutors of sexually assaulting in Massachusetts three years ago has dropped a civil lawsuit he filed against the Oscar-winning actor only last week....
18:13, 07/05/2019

Lakers GM: Kobe Bryant dined with Heath Ledger after actor's death Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka once told his players former Lakers star Kobe Bryant dined with Heath Ledger after the actor had died in 2008....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Actor Taapsee Pannu Gifts Sister Shagun The Jeep Compass The Jeep Compass has been a game changer for the American automaker in India and SUV is certainly fancied by the regular folk and celebrities alike. Joining the latter list of personalities is actor......
19:26, 07/16/2019

Kevin Spacey lawyer says actor’s accuser deleted ‘exculpatory’ messages The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar in 2016 deleted text messages that would support Spacey's claims of innocence, the actor's lawyer said in court documents filed Friday....
03:13, 06/01/2019

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassm...
20:26, 06/13/2019

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:52, 06/23/2019

Remains found in Oregon likely ‘Seinfeld’ actor Charles Levin: police Human remains found in a remote area of Oregon on Saturday likely belong to missing actor Charles Levin, who was known for his TV roles including “Seinfeld” and “Night Court,” according to police....
07:52, 07/15/2019

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush wins record defamation payout Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded a A$2.8 million ($1.9 million) defamation payment against a News Corp tabloid, the largest defamation payout in Australian history, after it accused him in reports of inappropriate behavior....
14:13, 05/23/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actor: It’s the media’s fault everybody thinks season 8 was crap Two days before Friday’s much-anticipated Game of Thrones panel — and fresh off scooping up an Emmy nod for ‘outstanding writing’ for Games of Thrones’ Season 8 finale — co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss wer...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Scarlett Johansson takes another crack at explaining why any actor should be able to play any role Yesterday, some comments from an interview that Scarlett Johansson gave to As If magazine came out, resurrecting a few controversies that she’s been involved with in the last couple years—specifically her role as the traditionally Asian character Maj...
00:26, 07/15/2019

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
01:52, 07/04/2019

Actor Bhagyashree's Husband Arrested Over Alleged Role In Gambling Racket The husband of "Maine Pyar Kiya" fame actor, Bhagyashree, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a gambling racket in suburban Jogeshwari, police said Wednesday....
18:39, 07/03/2019

US Actor Bill Cosby Appeals 2018 Conviction For Pennsylvania Sex Attack Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal......
11:52, 06/26/2019

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
15:52, 07/06/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
01:52, 05/19/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actor's 'glow-up' in series finale has fans swooning: He's 'hot' now Move over Jon Snow, Robin Arryn is in the seven kingdoms. The “Game of Thrones” series finale Sunday night may have left some fans unhappy, but the return of one character stirred up a frenzy on social media over his all-grown-up look....
19:52, 05/20/2019

Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as 'Machete,' helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday....
06:26, 08/08/2019

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for Saddest Death and Actor Exit Time to pay our respects. You can now vote in the 2019 TV Scoop Awards for the Saddest Death and Saddest Actor Exit below, alongside all the other categories currently open--most of......
10:26, 07/27/2019

TV Actor Karan Oberoi Arrested For Allegedly Raping, Blackmailing Woman Karan Oberoi was a member of "A Band of Boys", which was formed in 2001 and acted in several TV shows like Saaya, Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin and Inside Edge....
10:26, 05/06/2019

TV Actor Karan Oberoi's Bail Plea Rejected By A Mumbai Court A Mumbai court on Friday turned down the bail application of Television actor and singer Karan Oberoi, who was arrested earlier this month on charges of raping and blackmailing a woman....
00:52, 05/18/2019

From Lawyer And Army Major To Politics: Actor Sunny Deol Joins BJP From the frustrated lawyer in Damini to a Major in the Indian Army in Border, Sunny Deol has played many roles in his career. The 62-year-old action star has now taken on a new one by joining the BJP...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Kim Fields’ ‘Living the Dream’ role shakes off child-actor past Kim Fields had a UK fan base even before her role in the British sitcom “Living the Dream,” premiering Tuesday on streaming service BritBox. “Both of my [former] series, ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Living Single,’ are in worldwide syndication, so I’ve g...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Actor Aamir Khan Urges Mumbai To Vote, Throws In A Joke Too Superstar Aamir Khan was among the early voters in Mumbai on Monday, visiting the polling booth at St. Anne's High School in Bandra with his wife filmmaker Kiran Rao just before 10 am....
09:39, 04/29/2019

"Be Part Of Change": Actor Arjun Kapoor Casts His Vote In Mumbai Actor Arjun Kapoor on Monday urged everyone to cast their vote to bring about the changes they want to see. Arjun Kapoor cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai....
14:39, 04/29/2019

Peter Mayhew, the Actor Behind Chewbacca’s Mask in ‘Star Wars,’ Dies at 74 Mr. Mayhew played Han Solo’s menacing-seeming yet cuddly siekick and co-pilot in the original “Star Wars” trilogy and two later films in the franchise....
23:39, 05/03/2019

UFC fighter Francis Ngannou to get beaten up by actor Vin Diesel in Fast And Furious 9 Even before we knew that the male stars of the Fast And Furious movies had very specific limitations in their contracts about how many punches they’re allowed to take before throwing back the exact same number, the series had a suspicious streak of s...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Nintendo to replace 'Fire Emblem' voice actor after abuse allegations In the future, Fire Emblem: Three Houses will get a patch to completely replace the male protagonist's voice. That's because Nintendo has decided to re-record Male Byleth's lines after several accusations of abusive behavior against hi...
16:26, 07/28/2019

Peter Fonda, celebrated actor known for Easy Rider, dies aged 79 Son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda died after battling lung cancer, family saysPeter Fonda: a life in picturesThe actor Peter Fonda has died at the age of 79 following a battle with lung cancer, his family has said.Fonda, who co-wrote, prod...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Actor Who Portrayed QB Gets Called Out, Goes To Great Lengths To Prove He Can Actually Throw A Football The internet shared a chuckle over the weekend at the expense of actor Robbie Amell, who in a viral clip from the 2015 movie The DUFF appeared to have no actual idea how to throw a football, in a scene where he is meant to be playing a star high scho...
11:52, 08/06/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
13:39, 06/13/2019

Hannity challenges Biden, says Trump too busy 'cleaning up your mess' to hold pushup contest That was the response from Fox News' Sean Hannity after former Vice President Joe Biden said he'd challenge President Trump to a push up contest if the New York Republican lodged personal attacks against him in a debate....
06:26, 07/17/2019

Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wales....
22:00, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   ....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
01:52, 08/15/2019

Theresa May says she’ll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain’s next prime minister LONDON (AP) — Theresa May says she’ll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain’s next prime minister....
12:52, 05/24/2019

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, hom...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Joey Chestnut wins his 12th Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.       ...
00:26, 07/05/2019

See the stunning photos: National Geographic's travel photo contest winners revealed National Geographic has revealed the winners of its annual Travel Photo Contest — and the photos are stunning.       ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Actor Dino Morea, DJ Aqeel's Statements Recorded In Sterling Biotech Case The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the statements of Bollywood actor Dino Morea and DJ Aqeel in connection with the Sterling Biotech alleged bank fraud money laundering case, officials said......
04:26, 07/18/2019

Kevin Spacey: prosecutors drop case accusing actor of groping teen The actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man at Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016.The Cape and Is...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
07:26, 08/01/2019

Peter Mayhew, actor who played Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' movies, dies British-born actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca the Wookiee, the loyal, furry cohort of space buccaneer Han Solo in five of the "Star Wars" movies, has died at age 74, his family said on Thursday....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Japan actor-turned politician aims for real-life starring role Japanese actor-turned-politician Taro Yamamoto is angling for a new real-life role in which he leads his novice party and allies to victory, ousts long-ruling conservatives and takes over as premier within the next few years....
09:26, 07/31/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
20:13, 06/07/2019

'Fresh Off the Boat' actor Randall Park isn’t mad at Constance Wu for being frustrated at the show’s renewal “Fresh Off the Boat” star Randall Park says there are no hard feelings with his co-star, Constance Wu, after she publicly declared she was upset about the comedy’s Season 6 renewal at ABC....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Longtime Batman Actor, Black Lightning Characters Join The CW's Crisis Crossover Batman and Black Lightning are coming to The CW's Crisis. As revealed at the 2019 Television Critics Association summer press tour, the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover will span......
19:13, 08/04/2019

Actor Prosenjit Summoned For Questioning In Rose Valley Ponzi Scheme Case Tightening its noose around Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned him to appear before it on July 19 in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam....
16:52, 07/09/2019

Actor Karan Oberoi Moves High Court For Bail In Rape Case Actor Karan Oberoi, in his petition, claimed he was falsely implicated in the case, and that it was a consensual relationship between him and the woman....
17:26, 05/28/2019

Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in ‘Star Wars,’ has died, his family says Peter Mayhew, the actor best known for playing the character Chewbacca in the ‘Star Wars’ movie series, died on Tuesday, his family announced on his Twitter page. He was 74 years old....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Bengali Actor Rituparna Sengupta Summoned In Rose Valley Scam Case Bengali film actor Rituparna Sengupta has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate next week in connection with the investigation into the Rose Valley ponzi scam, a day after it summoned superstar......
19:13, 07/10/2019

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage of people who were looking for jobs. A Netflix spokesperson told TIME on Wednesday that the people wh...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Dies at 74, Star Wars Family Pay Tributes Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise, died aged 74 on Tuesday from a heart attack at his home in Texas, his family announced on Twitter Thursday....
07:52, 05/03/2019

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim sues over 'lascivious conduct' The man former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is charged with sexually assaulting at a bar on the Massachusetts beach island of Nantucket three years ago has sued the Oscar-winning actor....
01:26, 06/28/2019

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Assures Fans There’s ‘Nothing to Worry About’ After Assault in South Africa (JOHANNESBURG) — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say “I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat.&...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear and chases people around during escape drills at a...
20:39, 06/28/2019

Grey's Anatomy Actor Giacomo Gianniotti Marries His Longtime Love in Italy Giacomo Gianniotti is officially off-the-market, y'all! The 29-year-old Grey's Anatomy actor, who plays Dr. Andrew DeLuca on the hit TV show, said "I do" to his longtime......
18:52, 05/02/2019

Jeremy Renner, Johnny Depp, Bradley Walsh: which is the best actor-turned-singer? Renner joins a long line of thesps trying to make a move to the world of musicModern Toss on actors deciding to become musiciansJeremy Renner has realised what we always knew: everybody is in love with actors, constantly, but especially when they’re ...
15:52, 08/09/2019

Luke Perry’s son wrestles David Arquette in match dedicated to late actor Luke Perry’s son, Jack “Jungle Boy” Perry, paid tribute to his late father with a wrestling match last week against none other than “Scream” actor David Arquette....
21:52, 05/12/2019

NYT columnist pans Biden's campaign appearances: 'Like watching an actor who can't quite remember his lines' New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg panned Joe Biden Tuesday after observing three of his campaign stops over the weekend, calling the former vice president's performances "unnerving."...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Actor Janice Dickinson's defamation suit against Bill Cosby settled by insurer Actor Janice Dickinson reached a settlement with Bill Cosby"s insurance company on Thursday, ending a civil lawsuit she filed against the comedian after his representatives disputed her account that he had raped her, her lawyer said on Thursday....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Controversial Voice Actor Chris Niosi Will Be Replaced In Fire Emblem: Three Houses Nintendo plans to remove voice actor Chris Niosi from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, following accusations of abuse by former friends and girlfriends. He was previously replaced in the credits of mobile spin-off game Fire Emblem Heroes. In a statement, N...
18:26, 07/27/2019

'Star Wars' cast, crew mourn Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew Members of the "Star Wars" film franchise, including Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Billy Dee Williams, shared remembrances of Peter Mayhew following the Chewbacca actor's death....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who ...
09:13, 07/10/2019

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15th edition of Quai54 slam dunk contest in Paris.The competition, which was part of the world streetba...
22:52, 06/24/2019

Kate Middleton Makes a Surprise Appearance on Beloved Kids' Show to Launch Garden Contest She's Kate Middleton, TV star! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is making a surprise appearance on Thursday on the popular, long-running BBC kids' show Blue Peter, where she......
20:39, 06/13/2019

The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” ....
01:52, 05/19/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sex charges NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly pleads not guilty to charges he sexually exploited young women and girls who attended his concerts. The R&B singer was denied bail Friday in a Brooklyn federal courtroom packed with his supporters. Prosecutors argued that Kel...
17:52, 08/02/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty to new charges Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was arraigned Tuesday on new felony charges in connection with a fight last year at a New York City strip club. She pleaded not guilty to attempted assault. The rapper rejected a plea deal earlier this year. (June 25) &...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct....
23:26, 06/04/2019

USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sex assaults A former University of Southern California campus gynecologist is pleading not guilty to 16 counts of sexual assault. Authorities say they may file additional charges against George Tyndall, 72, as they continue to talk to former patients. (July 1) ...
03:39, 07/02/2019

Eric Michels death: dealer guilty of Skyfall actor's drug murder A dealer has been found guilty of killing a part-time actor who appeared in James Bond with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port....
18:26, 07/15/2019

Night King ‘Game of Thrones’ actor's makeup-free selfies shock fans Beneath the ice-blue eyes and crown-like horns of the infamous “Game of Thrones” character the “Night King” lies the seasoned actor and stuntman Vladimir Furdik....
22:26, 04/30/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ actor who plays the Night King discusses what it was like to film that final scene For Czech actor Vladimír Furdík, shooting *that scene* with Maisie Williams from Sunday’s third episode of Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season was “one of the hardest days of my life.” Furdik has portrayed t...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt to portray former U.S. president Barack Obama. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier airline, quickly...
00:39, 07/05/2019

'Rejection didn’t hurt my pride - I had none left': confessions of a failed actor | Rhik Samadder It started so well: a lead role with the Royal Shakespeare Company, ecstatic reviews, a hotshot agent. But then I started losing parts to Dev Patel, and the years of hustle and humiliation beganA lead role with the Royal Shakespeare Company is a drea...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Dead at 74: Star Wars Cast and More Celebs React May the force be with Peter Mayhew, who passed away at the age of 74 on Tuesday evening, his family shared. "The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share......
08:00, 05/03/2019

Happy Birthday Sanjay Dutt: 60-Year-Old Actor's Strict Diet Regime For 'Panipat' Happy Birthday Sanjay Dutt: Sanjay Dutt wears incredibly heavy armour in 'Panipat', for which he is reportedly following a strict diet and fitness routine....
14:39, 07/29/2019

Bran Stark actor pens essay insisting the ‘Game of Thrones’ ending was perfect Isaac Hempstead Wright, the actor with the sometimes maddeningly impassive face who portrayed Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, got perhaps the best ending out of anyone in the series. He went from being pushed out of a window in season 1, crippling him...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Made Claude's Voice Actor Reminisce About Military Academy Joe Zieja’s path to voicing the English-language version of Fire Emblem: Three Houses lead Claude von Reigan was a circuitous one. Zieja said over the phone that he only realized what a huge role Claude was while he was recording. He told me that the...
19:52, 08/05/2019

Luke Perry was buried in eco-friendly ‘mushroom burial suit,’ late actor’s daughter says The late actor Luke Perry was buried in an eco-friendly “mushroom burial suit,” one of the former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star’s final wishes, his daughter Sophie revealed this week on Instagram....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Actor from ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ sequel is stabbed onstage in China: report A well-known Hong Kong actor suffered a deep gash to his abdomen and a hand injury Saturday when a knife-wielding suspect attacked him onstage at a promotional event in China, according to a report....
09:52, 07/21/2019

Keanu Reeves fan posts viral tweets about actor buying ice cream just to sign autograph A Keanu Reeves fan reminisced on Twitter last week about the unconventional way he got an autograph from the “John Wick 3” actor as a 16-year-old movie theater worker....
09:52, 05/22/2019

No employees were harmed in the making of Netflix's new prank show starring 'Stranger Things' actor Netflix clarified the premise of its "Prank Encounters" show starring "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo after massive internet backlash. The company said all participants came in with the expectation this was a one-day, hourly gig....
00:39, 06/19/2019

Star Wars Battlefront II Players And Developers Pay Tribute To Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew Earlier this week, we learned that Star Wars legend Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in multiple films, had passed away on April 30, 2019. Many of his fellow actors, friends, and fans have mourned the loss and now Star Wars Battlefront II...
19:52, 05/04/2019

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
16:13, 06/13/2019

Fiancée of slain writer Khashoggi pleads for US help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. Speaking to a congressional panel Thursday, Hatice Cengiz said the ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 additional sex charges R Kelly has appeared in court to plead not guilty to 11 charges of sexual abuse, including four counts that carry a maximum prison sentence of 30 years....
12:39, 06/07/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
21:52, 05/14/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Charges in New York (NEW YORK) — R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges he sexually abused women and girls who attended his concerts. The 52-year-old Kelly was denied bail in a New York City courtroom packed with his supporters. He appear...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Ex-detective pleads guilty to operating brothels NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have admitted to running a prostitution and gambling ring that allegedly involved seven police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Ludwig Paz p...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Former Abraaj executive pleads guilty to U.S. charges A former executive of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd on Friday pleaded guilty to U.S. fraud and conspiracy charges, admitting that he lied to investors about the firm's......
21:00, 06/28/2019

Man charged with killing 4 in LA shooting pleads not guilty A man charged with killing four people during a shooting spree last week in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley has pleaded not guilty to a slew of murder and attempted murder charges....
14:39, 07/30/2019

Jeremy Corbyn pleads with MPs: back me now before it’s too late Britain stands on precipice, warns Labour leader, as 100 MPs tell Boris Johnson to recall parliamentJeremy Corbyn has issued an urgent plea to MPs to unite to stop no-deal Brexit “before it’s too late”, amid cross-party demands for an immediate recal...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Dad pleads guilty in crash that killed 1 son, hurt another WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey father who was driving drunk and speeding when he crashed his car, killing one of his 4-year-old twin sons and seriously injuring the other, has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. Burlington County prosecutors...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Former Cynthiana Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Cynthiana police officer accused of sexting teenage girls has pleaded not guilty in court. 32-year-old John Philpot was arrested last month after allegedly exchanging sexually explicit images with a minor and wa...
19:26, 05/21/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Spy for China Former CIA officer Jerry Chung Shing Lee pleaded guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage for China at a court in Virginia on Wednesday. Some intelligence officers suspect the U.S. Army veteran and Hong Kong native compromised CIA sources in China, l...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA officer has pleaded guilty to conspiring to pass U.S. defense and intelligence secrets to China, the Justice Department said on Wednesday, in the third such case in less than a year....
08:39, 05/02/2019

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty The 19-year-old man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue made his first court appearance Tuesday where he pleaded not guilty. (April 30)        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new sex charges CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors did not ask the ju...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Former CIA agent pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying for China though there is no evidence to show that he shared information with the Asian nation, the Department of Justice said....
10:13, 05/02/2019

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care...
13:26, 07/02/2019

Fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi pleads for US help The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

New Jersey cop pleads guilty to doing heroin in his patrol car A New Jersey cop lost his job after pleading guilty to doing heroin in his patrol car, officials said. Franklin Township police officer Matthew D. Ellery, 29, admitted to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated after being found slumped ov...
13:13, 07/15/2019

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year...
02:00, 06/08/2019

N.S. man pleads guilty to multiple charges under Fisheries Act The department says fishery officers saw Hubley fishing illegally up to seven miles over the line into Lobster Fishing Area 41 twice from March 25 to April 13....
21:13, 07/12/2019

Trailer for Love, Antosha promises a moving exploration of actor Anton Yelchin’s short life Anton Yelchin, a Russian immigrant who started acting as a child, starred in a number of acclaimed indie movies, in addition to taking over the role of Chekhov in the recent Star Trek movie franchise and the lead in Netflix’s animated Trollhunters se...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Jussie Smollett Case Crusader Files Court Papers Challenging Fitness of Actor’s Lawyers In a case that just won’t seem to die, lawyers for Jussie Smollett filed court papers Thursday to answer a charge that they are not legally allowed to practice in the state of Illinois and therefore shouldn’t be able to fight to block a judge’s rulin...
08:13, 07/26/2019

Harrison Ford honored late Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew at the Galaxy’s Edge opening Last night, Star Wars fans rejoiced as the new Galaxy’s Edge attraction at the Disneyland park in Southern California officially opened for business. There to help Disney CEO Bob Iger kick off the festivities was George Lucas, Billy Dee Williams, Mar...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Actor Isaac Kappy dead at 42 after he 'forced himself off' a bridge, posted ominous apology to Trump, QAnon Actor Isaac Kappy died Monday morning after he "forced himself off" of a bridge in Arizona. He posted a disturbing message about President Trump and the Q Movement before ending his life....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Life-long heart condition likely caused motorbike crash that killed ‘Once Upon a Time’ actor: brother Gabe Khouth's brother said the actor was born with a congenital heart disease, and the evidence he's seen suggests a heart attack was behind the crash....
01:00, 07/31/2019

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
14:52, 07/02/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live TV debate....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
04:13, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Doctor pleads not guilty in overdose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a doctor charged with murder in the overdose deaths of 25 patients (all times local): 2 p.m. A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. Dr. William Hu...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-day laborer pleads guilty in socialite bludgeoning death WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former day laborer who bludgeoned a socialite to death at her family’s suburban New York estate has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The Journal News says Esdras Marroquin Gomez pleaded guilty on Monday and ad...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty Brenton Tarrant is facing 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism-related charge over a 21-minute massacre at two mosques in the southern city of Christchurch, a move that shocked many victims and families of those killed....
05:13, 06/14/2019

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges before a judge who set his trial for next year...
05:26, 06/14/2019

Husky pleads guilty to 3 charges in Saskatchewan oil spill The oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River in July 2016 forced the cities of North Battleford, Prince Albert and Melfort to shut off their water intakes for almost two months....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
05:39, 06/12/2019

BHA pleads for tip-offs over unlicensed trainers working in secret • Concerns raised over deceptions at licensed stables• Officials feel powerless after case dropped in 2014Followers of British racing are regularly deceived as to who trains certain racehorses, according to documents seen by the Guardian. The sport’s...
15:13, 07/09/2019

Former Tekashi 6ix9ine pal pleads guilty to setting up shooting Kintea McKenzie, a recording artist known as Kooda B and a former associate of rainbow-haired rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Manhattan to arranging for a fellow gang member to shoot at a rival in Times Square. The fe...
00:39, 06/05/2019

N Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. Craig Hicks pleaded guilty to three counts of murder on Wednesday in a Durham courtroom fi...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Voroti...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Woman who sent poison to judges pleads guilty to escape BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from federal custody. Seventy-three-year-old Barbara March s...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to espionage conspiracy with China A former CIA officer who is a US citizen from Hong Kong has been charged with conspiring with China to commit espionage. Jerry Chun Shing Lee allegedly received money in exchange for information, including agents' names....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Man charged in Wright’s killing pleads guilty to gun charge MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man charged with killing former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has pleaded guilty to a separate gun charge. Billy Ray Turner entered his plea in a Memphis court Monday before the scheduled start of his trial on charges o...
03:00, 06/18/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
02:26, 05/03/2019

'I'll pay anything': Daniel Sturridge pleads for return of stolen dog – video The former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has posted an emotional video to Instagram after his pet Pomeranian Lucci was stolen in a break-in at his Hollywood home. In the video, which shows a broken glass door, Sturridge says a number of bags wer...
20:13, 07/09/2019

China's Former Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty To Bribery Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes - a remarkable fall from grace for the former vice minister of public security....
14:52, 06/20/2019

Man pleads guilty in rape of Connecticut college student BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who fled to Mexico after authorities identified him as a suspect in the rape of a Connecticut university student has pleaded guilty to multiple charges. The Connecticut Post reports 29-year-old Edibaldo Duran pleaded gu...
22:13, 05/02/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Woman pleads not guilty to dumping puppies in trash A Southern California woman authorities say was caught on surveillance video dumping a bag of 3-day-old puppies into a trash can has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty....
03:13, 06/20/2019

Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded guilty Monday. Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Spy On China's Behalf A former CIA case officer long suspected in the intelligence community of being a devastating mole for the Chinese government admitted Wednesday he conspired to commit espionage in that country. But......
17:39, 05/02/2019

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking charges Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein pleaded not guilty Monday to sex-trafficking charges in a conspiracy that allegedly let him abuse “numerous” underage girls inside his Manhattan townhouse and an estate in Palm Beach, Florida. The multi...
21:13, 07/08/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering...
04:13, 05/03/2019

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 New Sex-Related Felony Charges Robert “R.” Kelly appeared at a brief hearing at Cook County Court in Chicago on Thursday for an arraignment regarding the 11 additional sex-related felony charges against him. The 52-year-old artist pleaded not guilty to the charges....
06:13, 06/07/2019

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
04:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Ex-UCLA doctor pleads not guilty to sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexually abusing patients (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A former University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients. Dr. J...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty to new charges SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sole suspect in a fatal shooting at a Southern California synagogue has pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes and other charges. John T. Earnest entered the plea Tuesday in San Diego, a week after a grand jury returned a 113-...
01:39, 05/29/2019

Man pleads guilty to throwing boy, 5, over Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man accused of throwing a 5-year-old over a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder Tuesday....
07:52, 05/15/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
08:26, 06/29/2019

College student pleads guilty to sneaking into Mar-a-Lago WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A college student has pleaded guilty to sneaking into Mar-a-Lago last fall during one of President Donald Trump’s visits to his Florida club. University of Wisconsin student Mark Lindblom apologized Tuesday and rece...
01:39, 05/29/2019

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer....
15:52, 05/31/2019

Mom pleads guilty in case of naked, chained Alabama boy PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse of her son, who authorities say was found naked and chained up. The Montgomery Advertiser reports the 32-year-old woman entered the plea Thursday, saying she “...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Avenatti pleads not guilty to defrauding Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — The embattled attorney Michael Avenatti has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels. Avenatti appeared before a federal judge in New York on Tuesday on charges of wire fraud...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scam "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal. Huffman pleaded guilty to paying a consultant $15,000 to have a proctor correct her older daughter's answers on the SAT. (May 13)  &...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Vail man pleads guilty for murdering wife, daughter TUCSON – The Vail man accused of killing his wife and daughter at their home in Vail entered a plea deal in connection to the case Monday. Back on Feb. 2, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Tomasita Drive near S...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Former officer pleads guilty to battery for punching suspect A former northeastern Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to battery and resigned after authorities say he punched a man who refused to have his blood drawn for a drunken driving investigation....
19:13, 05/24/2019