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

Nonetheless, Arconic advised in one brochure seen by Reuters that combustible cladding materials were a fire risk in tall buildings and that above 30 metres (98 ft) non-combustible materials should be used. But under the regulatory system in force in Britain, builders and property owners faced no such restrictions and may have wrapped hundreds of buildings in the potentially risky cladding. Read More »

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial


She met Cosby at Temple University in Philly where he was one of its most famous alumni and Constand was director of basketball operations. "I wanted it to stop", Constand said . He told a radio station last month that he will not testify , "What people want to say, want you to say, and how they maneuver-yes, I do have lawyers to protect me, "objections, ' 'sustained"-but I just don't want to sit there and have to figure out what I believe is a truthful answer as to whether or not I'm ... Read More »

Wind, rain buffeting northern Gulf Coast


Cindy is moving toward the northwest near 7 miles per hour (11 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through Wednesday . A tropical storm warning stretched from east of New Orleans to west of Galveston. Wednesday (June 21). As of now, it does not look as if the storm will affect Charlotte, but it could throw some tropical moisture south of us. The areas in the Warning vicinity will see very heavy rainfall, unsafe sea conditions, gusty winds, and a storm surge threat where the ... Read More »

Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster

British Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a public apology to the victims of the horrific fire that swept through Grenfell Tower, a 24-floor residential block in London . Prime Minister Theresa May, already politically weakened since losing her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election, was heavily criticised for her personal handling of the tower fire, which was perceived to be insensitive. Read More »

Miles Teller arrested for public drunkenness in San Diego


The city's police department offer to take drunk citizens to detox centres run by volunteers where someone can stay overnight and sleep off the booze, however Teller allegedly refused. "I and @keleighperry are ok". "This woman's irrational and ignorant decision put our lives and her passengers in very real danger". Local law enforcement reportedly told the outlet Teller became uncooperative when approached by an officer and lost his balance, nearly falling into a traffic lane! He was able to ... Read More »

Has Jon Snow's True Name Been Revealed?


According to Isaac Hampstead-Wright, Jon Snow's real name is Jaehaerys Targaryen . The name Jaehaerys Targaryen would go in line with a log-running fan theory that Jon Snow is indeed actually a Targaryen and the legendary Prince That Was Promised . Read More »

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


The " Cars " films are far from Disney and Pixar's highest earners, but " Cars 3 " is another example that even a decent opening for the duo is a victory in the big picture. The R-rated Tupac Shakur biopic earned an estimated $27.1 million from 2,471 locations. The raunchy comedy " Rough Night " got off to a rough start in seventh place. Read More »

Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial


The jury in the Philando Castile case took 27 hours. The trial centered around Andrea Constand , the former director of operations for Temple University's women's basketball team, who claimed she was drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby in January 2004 at his home near Philadelphia. Read More »

Katy Perry first to 100m Twitter followers


That's a 10 percent increase from what the CEO initially claimed. To celebrate Katy's achievement, Twitter posted a video on their own official account of some of Katy's greatest tweets over the years. The tour is scheduled to begin in the September, and the United Kingdom tour will be the concluding leg of the show . During the event, fans were able to watch Perry live in a house in real time as she did everything from entertain famous friends to engage in a therapy session. Read More »

'Rocky' director dead at 81


His son, Anthony , told the Los Angeles Times that Avildsen died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles . After serving in the military, he made industrial films for companies and worked as an assistant to directors, including Otto Preminger before directing his first film in 1969, Turn On to Love . Read More »

Megyn Kelly No Longer Hosting Sandy Hook Benefit Over Alex Jones Interview


NBC News chairman Andy Lack told CNN that he's not concerned about losing advertisers. "They're scared of what we're doing", Jones said . "This comes with the territory", he told Brian Stelter. NBC is taking considerable heat on social media for its Father's Day broadcast of Kelly's interview with " Infowars " host Jones, who has questioned whether the killing of 26 people in 2012 at the school in Newtown , Conn., was a hoax. Read More »

Roman Polanski victim Samantha Geimer tells court to drop her rape case

In 1988, she sued him for sexual assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. He was unable to up his 2002 best director Oscar for The Pianist because he feared arrest if he returned to the US. He was also nominated for 1974's " Chinatown " and 1979's " Tess ". Read More »

Fox News Abandoning 'Fair & Balanced' Slogan


A Fox News spokesperson confirmed that the network hasn't used the slogan in external marketing or on-air promotions since August 2016, but said "the shift has nothing to do with programming or editorial decisions". In an obituary, Fox News rival CNN wrote that Alies "ruled Fox with an iron fist". In its place, producers have been asked to use the network's other slogan: "Most Watched". Read More »

Pari first look out: Anushka Sharma's look will scare you


The shooting of the film starts today and slated for release next year. But look into her icy blue eyes and words like disturbed, scary, pain are the ones that come to mind, sending chills down the spine. The actress will be seen sharing the screen with Kahani famed Bengali star Parambrata Chatterjee. "Look @OfficialCSFilms @kriarj @paramspeak #PariFirstLook ", Anushka wrote alongside the poster. Read More »

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

It was a bumpy weekend for Universal's launch of its Dark Universe series of horror-ish movies , as the new take on The Mummy fizzled out a little at the American box office. Two newcomers took the first and the second places for the weekend box office. The good news is that the film had a solid worldwide box office. Read More »

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks


Johnny Depp's " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", no wonder, jockeyed for the first place in all movie theatres and is anticipated to be crème de la crème and perform well during the four-day Memorial Day holiday. Suggested solutions to the problem-again, the problem is too many film critics telling the public that they think a movie is bad, thus discouraging them from buying tickets-include moving all critic screenings back to opening day or eliminating them entirely. Read More »

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

The defence says the relationship with Constand was consensual. " Cosby , sitting across the room at the defense table, leaned in to listen, whispered to his lawyer and, at times, shook his head". But when she reported the alleged attack to Canadian police on January 13, 2005, she said it happened in March 2004, after she'd gone out to dinner with Cosby and others at Central High School in Philadelphia, Cosby's defense lawyers said. Read More »