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Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

The former Fox News star's interview with Jones has not aired yet, but judging by his reaction , it did not go well for him. Soto was one of six educators killed along with 20 first-grade students in the December 2012 shooting at the Newtown , Connecticut, elementary school.

Bette Midler Outlasts Playoff Music During Tony Awards Acceptance Speech!

Living up to her bawdy reputation, Midler delivered a speech laced with mild profanity to the star-laden audience at Radio City Music Hall, chastising the orchestra as its music welled when she spoke at length. Cynthia Nixon , who won best featured actress for Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes , said the groundbreaking 1939 play about lesbian relationships was "eerily prescient", particularly at "this specific moment in history".

'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers: Myrcella Lannister's Death Was Originally Gory

What I'm more interested in is how exactly poison would've gone so far bad that her brains pretty much fell out of her head. In a recent interview at MCM London, the actress who portrayed Myrcella, Nell Tiger Free , let slip that her character's Season 5 finale death was meant to be far more gruesome than what actually aired.

'Dear Evan Hansen' takes top honors at Tony Awards

The Divine Miss M, who won best actress for " Hello, Dolly! " was not going to be denied and signaled she was in a feisty mood early: "I'd like to thank all the Tony voters - many of whom I've actually dated", she joked. "In all the pandemonium tonight I neglected to thank the brilliant ensemble of " Hello Dolly ", whom I adore", she wrote. Like many other winners, he made a pitch for the National Endowment for the Arts, which is facing funding cuts under the Trump administration, saying ...

SMB clings to one-point win over Star, levels semis series

Victolero heaped praises to his players while underscoring the need for them to take cue from their Game One performance. Alex Cabagnot had 13, while June Mar Fajardo was a rebound shy of a double-double with 12 and nine. The Beermen, on the other hand, know they face a must-win situation not only to equalize, but to also avoid a deep 0-2 hole. Ricardo Ratliffe and Allein Maliksi fired 26 points apiece to lead Star.

Sheriff: Mom "intentionally" left tots who died in vehicle, ignored cries

Investigators said they later determined that the children were intentionally left in their mother's vehicle overnight, until about noon on June 7, while Hawkins and a 16-year-old male friend were inside another friend's home. Brynn Hawkins, 1, and Addyson Overgard-Eddy, 2, died there around 5 p.m. Thursday, the release said. Authorities became suspicious after Hawkins told hospital personnel that she, the 16-year-old and the two children had been at a nearby lake, where the girls smelled ...

Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

The center of the Moscow protest is at Pushkin Square - and while NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the crowd there is huge, she adds that it's also hard to ascertain how many people are there for Navalny's cause, and how many for the national holiday.

Russian opposition leader Navalny detained ahead of protest

Police form a human chain during anti-corruption rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, June 12, 2017. At least 100 demonstrators were arrested in Moscow and some 130 in St. Other police sources said that the protests on Tverskaya would be tolerated as long as protesters did not carry placards or shout slogans. Electricity in his office was cut at around the same time as he was detained, briefly bringing down a live feed of nationwide protests, Mr Navalny's spokeswoman said.

Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

In a six-minute appearance Monday, Shaffer told jurors under defense questioning that Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago. The prosecution rested its case on Friday after five days of testimony from witnesses including Kelly Johnson, who claims Mr Cosby drugged and sexually abused her in 1996 under similar circumstances.

Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses

The lawsuit will say not just hotel payments but tax breaks and permits count as emoluments. For those counting, this is the third reported lawsuit filed against #45 for insufficiently detaching himself from the family business and milking the presidency for business opportunity like it's a drought.

Watch Katy Perry Get Her Makeup Done on Her Live Stream!

In the past, she said, she has had suicidal thoughts. Diplo came out on top, then Bloom, with Mayer listed last, although Perry gushed that they were "all unbelievable lovers". You are loved Josh Groban . "He's one of my good friends". "I forgive her and I'm sorry for anything I ever did, and I hope the same from her", Perry said.

Love Island 2017 boys rate the girls' kissing technique in new 'challenge'

And Friday's episode saw her forced to boot her friend Harley from the house, as she chose to take a chance with new islander Jonny. She said: "I had a lot of fun". "I was literally edge hugging on my end". And we all know how that ended. The dancer then said to Camilla: "I haven't seen you this smiley since we've been here.

Half-Staff Flags, Bells Marking 1 Year Since Pulse Massacre

The club's owner, Barbara Poma , is developing plans to build a memorial at the Pulse site. Participants say it's necessary for folks in their community to have an active voice on the issue. "It is those values that have made our community what it is". Together we must continue to erase those lines that separate us. The massacre killed 50 people and injured 53 in the wee hours on June 12, 2016 after a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages in the club and was touted as the ...

Sessions to be grilled over Comey, Russia

Sessions faces questions about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the us during the presidential campaign. In March, Sessions recused himself from any investigations that look at Russia's actions in the 2016 campaign. Why this is a big deal: A few reasons. On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of Flynn, Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice.

Bill Cosby's defence rests without calling him to stand

Prosecutors are poised to give their closing argument Monday afternoon. The pair walked into the courthouse together but Camille entered the courtroom about 30 minutes later than her husband. Bill Cosby's wife, Camille, has arrived at court with him on the sixth day of his sexual assault trial. The couple have four daughters. The case was reopened in 2015 after a federal judge unsealed portions of the comedian's sworn deposition taken in 2005 and 2006 during Constand's civil lawsuit, in ...

Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

The bruising Dear Evan Hansen has seized a lot of the "cool ticket" buzz. The songwriting duo won Best Score for Dear Evan Hansen just months after winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song for La La Land . Going into the Tonys last night, " Evan Hansen " was locked in a tough battle with " Come From Away ", a Canadian musical about a small town in Newfoundland that welcomed thousands of airline passengers stranded there on September 11th.

CMT Awards Feature Stars From All Genres, Hollywood

And here's a snippet of the stripped-down intro that may or may not make you cry. "Maybe more than ever right now, because who knows how long you get to do it?" That wasn't all the couple was up to while in Nashville; on Saturday the pair helped cheer on Underwood's husband Mike Fisher's team the Predators in the Stanley Cup .

Halsey becomes first solo woman to top Billboard 200 chart in 2017

Billboard notes that Halsey is the first woman to be #1 on the album chart in 2017. In the last 12 months, Halsey is only the fourth solo woman to top the Billboard 200, following Lady Gaga , Solange ( A Seat at the Table ) and Barbra Streisand ( Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway ).

Tony Awards 2017: Bette Midler Filibusters, Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump

Best director went to Rebecca Taichman for " Indecent ". Nixon, who won featured actress in a play for Lillian Hellman's " The Little Foxes ", said she was grateful to have had the chance to perform in the groundbreaking 1939 play about lesbian relationships at "this specific moment in history".

Kevin Spacey jokes about coming out as gay at Tony Awards

But the ultimate insider was first-time host Kevin Spacey , who danced, joked and sang his way through the telecast easily. "Don't waste any time trying to be anyone but yourself, because the things that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful".

Cosby joined by wife Camille at 6th day of trial

When asked if he understood what was happening, Cosby said yes in a booming voice. But will they hear from the 79-year-old actor himself when the defense starts Monday? Bill Cosby's lawyer says the entertainer has nothing to run from and nothing to hide.

Abhishek Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan seek blessings at Kedarnath temple

Sara Ali Khan joined director Abhishek Kapoor for a recce In Uttarakhand for her debut film Kedarnath . While the maker remains tight lipped about the details, sources reveal that the film which goes on floors at the end of the year, is a love story starring Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan.

Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Around 45,000 seats at the Emirates Old Trafford stadium in Manchester were snatched up in mere moments after the show's Ticketmaster link went live at 10 a.m. Grande has tapped Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Coldplay , Take That , One Direction's Niall Horan , Usher , Miley Cyrus and Pharrell to perform at One Love Manchester .

Constand leaves witness stand after two days

On those calls, Gianna Constand said, Cosby "admitted that he was a sick man". On Wednesday, Agrusa was trying a different tack, implying that Constand and Cosby's relationship had been romantic in nature. She was testifying as of Wednesday afternoon. During one exchange, Cosby lawyer Angela Agrusa suggested that Ms Constand once enjoyed a romantic dinner at Cosby's home before the alleged assault.

'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards

Kevin Kline is considered a shoo-in for his turn as the egocentric actor in Noel Cowards' " Present Laughter ", while Laurie Metcalf is heavily favored as best actress for "A Doll's Life, Part 2", a sequel to the Ibsen classic. Earlier, Minchin missed out on the original score Tony Award for Groundhog Day . Christopher Ashley took home the award for best director of a musical but " Come From Away " was shut out in all other categories.

Katy Perry opens up on livestream about suicidal thoughts

And while the edgeless bluster of her voice often made Perry sound more like a hit-making conduit than an autonomous personality, the songs usually got the job done. As CI readers know, Katy dated John for three years until late 2015 while she dated Bloom for ten months until earlier this year. Right now, Katy is just about to kick off speaking to a scientist, Neil.

Peacock goes on bender inside liquor store

Ghanem told the AP he tried to guide the bird outside, but that it spooked and flew toward him, then up onto a high shelf in the store. "It flew right at me". A peahen broke bottles of wine worth about $500 Monday in an Arcadia liquor store. He then called 911, and an animal control officer was sent out to capture the bird.

London attack: Body pulled from Thames River is 8th victim, officials say

As the Two-Way has reported , the three attackers opened their assault on London Bridge by ramming pedestrians, then left the vehicle on foot and began stabbing people in nearby Borough Market. A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the London Bridge attackers with only his baton has said he was sorry he couldn't do more.

Will he or won't he? Cosby could take stand at sex trial

A lawyer on the case recalled her startling account of being drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby , but his notes revealed a glaring discrepancy in the account. It's the first time Wyatt has spoken at length to reporters since the trial began. Wyatt says some of Cosby's family will join him in court this week.

Watch Kevin Spacey's Epic Opening Number from the 2017 Tony Awards

Best Musical: " Dear Evan Hansen ". "Am I dreaming? Is this some kind of insane dream?" she asked. " 'Hello Dolly!' never really went away...this thing has the ability to lift your spirits in these bad, awful times". The actress lauded Hellman for her "eerily prescient play". Noting one of its lines about people who "eat the Earth" and others who "watch them do it", Nixon praised present-day activists as "the people who in 2017 are refusing to just stand around and watch them do it".

'Orange Is the New Black': Poussey returns in emotional season 5 flashback

Orange Is The New Black fans are really the best fans in the world, I believe that. "I just hope people are really moved by it and I can't wait to see it myself". We'd love to chat. Is that camaraderie between the cast something that helps you get through the more hard or challenging storylines? Or just another twist in her turbulent life.

Former FBI chief James Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

The ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice . "I didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons", he said, instead asking a friendly law professor to share his written recollection of those conversations with a reporter.

Kevin Spacey Kicks of Tonys

The show opened to critical acclaim back in November 2016, and chronicles a lonely, awkward high school student, Evan Hansen (Platt) caught up in a lie that goes viral after a fellow loner, Connor Murphy (Mike Faist) commits suicide early in the school year.

Local spelling bee competitor fails to make final round

Propper was among 291 spelling champs from around the world at the 90 national spelling bee. Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . New Mexico Spelling Bee coordinator Karen Kehe told the Journal it's very rare for a 9-year-old to win the contest , which includes third through eighth graders from around the state.

Major fire on the set of Sanjay Dutt's 'Bhoomi'

The shooting of Omung Kumar directorial had to be stopped for three to four hours, said a press release issued from the production house. First, it was Sanjay Dutt who, while shooting for a sequence in Agra, injured himself, according to Hindustan Times' report .