"'Oslo" takes Tony Award for best new play

The show was up for seven Tonys, including best musical , but only took home one award. Ashley also acknowledged the "extraordinary" " Come From Away " Canadian co-creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein who he said told the show's story "with so much grace and heart".

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  • Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex
Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex

An outraged defense attorney for Bill Cosby asked the judge to declare a mistrial Friday afternoon after a sexual assault expert began testifying about victim behavior after an assault . Prosecutors on Friday are in their second day of reading deposition excerpts to jurors at Cosby's sex assault trial. The major prosecution witnesses have ...

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  • Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones
Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones

Seven of the 15 new Ken dolls in Mattel's new Barbie and Ken Fashionistas line were unveiled on " Good Morning America " Tuesday. Ken body types will be "slim", "broad" and "original" and hairstyles will include man buns and longer hair.

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  • Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations
Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

Jurors returned just before 7:30 p.m., asking to hear the context surrounding parts of Cosby's prior deposition testimony in which he referred to the pills he gave Constand as "your friends, I have three friends for you to make you relax".

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  • Nobody wants to replace Sean Spicer
Nobody wants to replace Sean Spicer

According to The Washington Post , the White House has not officially confirmed Spicer's departure nor has it publicly indicated whether or not he is directly involved in the search for new communications team hires. "I'd be glad to touch base". "I don't even know where we are in terms of a final plan". In testimony before Congress earlier this ...

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  • Trump to meet with telecom CEOs
Trump to meet with telecom CEOs

Trump on Monday mentioned estimates that the government might save approximately $1 trillion over 10 years through such steps. Trump and his top aides have played coy for weeks about the possibility of White House tapes, treating their possible existence like a game show reveal.

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

Huth's lawyer, Gloria Allred, says the scheduling of a second deposition was on hold because of the criminal trial. Instead, Cosby emerged from the courthouse with his publicity team, which read a statement from his wife that accused the judge likely to retry him of arrogance and collusion with prosecutors.

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  • Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

Coal titan Murray Energy called last Sunday's show - which critiqued the Trump administration's efforts to revive the struggling industry - a "false and malicious broadcast", in newly filed court papers. When discussing the cease and desist letter on the air, Oliver said , "let us do neither of those things and let's talk about Bob Murray". ...

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  • Gene Simmons Abandons Attempt To Trademark Devil Horns
Gene Simmons Abandons Attempt To Trademark Devil Horns

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. Simmons filed his application with the U.S. Good news, rock fans: You can continue rocking out with your devil's horns raised high without fear of prosecution. Dio characterized Simmons' effort to tra...

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  • Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence
Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Carter , 20, broke down crying in court, putting her head in her hands, before Judge Lawrence Moniz announced the verdict. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for August 3. "If you point a gun at somebody, you're pretty much intending to shoot them", Gutterman said. "I hope she gets a long time ", he said . It's unclear what kind of sentence ...

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  • Where is Cade's Daughter in Transformers: The Last Knight?
Where is Cade's Daughter in Transformers: The Last Knight?

Only one world will survive; theirs, or ours . As a veteran of the silver screen, Hopkins knows how to play his role well, sometimes, underplaying his role so he will not hog the scene and removing the spotlight from the main characters.

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  • Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness
Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness

The judge granted the mistrial on Saturday after the jury, which was brought into Montgomery County from Pittsburgh, announced they were "hopelessly deadlocked" following multiple days of deliberation. Lawyers for more than a dozen media outlets, including The Associated Press and the major TV networks, argued that juror interviews would do littl...

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  • New Set Pic From Avengers: Infinity War Shows Off The Sanctum Sanctorum
New Set Pic From Avengers: Infinity War Shows Off The Sanctum Sanctorum

Turns out, Doctor Strange , Iron Man , The Hulk , and Wong aren't just good at science and superhero matters, but they're also really into lunching together. Marvel plans to expand its cinematic universe, and it looks like a few characters will be making their debut in Infinity War. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all ...

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  • Diageo Agrees to Buy George Clooney's Tequila Brand
Diageo Agrees to Buy George Clooney's Tequila Brand

Its sales rose 5.2 per cent globally a year ago, according to data tracker IWSR , outperforming a spirits industry that edged up only 0.3 per cent. "With the global strength of Diageo we expect to expand the reach of Casamigos to markets beyond the USA to capitalise on the significant worldwide potential of the brand".

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  • Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis
Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

Egypt and Bahrain kept up pressure on Qatar on Thursday, giving no indication after talks in Cairo between their leaders that they were ready to soften their stance on the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf. U.S. security agencies believe Russian hackers planted a fake news report in Qatar's state news agency that contributed to a diplomatic crisis am...

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  • Kim Kardashian said to have hired surrogate for third baby
Kim Kardashian said to have hired surrogate for third baby

Crane explained. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has kicked off her career as a beauty entrepreneur with a bang. "She really misses having a baby in the family", says the source and explains, "They looked for a while before they found the ideal surrogate ".

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  • Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict
Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

Jurors had portions of Constand's testimony read back to them Wednesday. Judge O'Neill denied Cosby's lawyers a chance to call Jackson as a witness, saying that her testimony was hearsay. She woke up on the couch early in the morning with her clothes disheveled, she said. "I don't hear her say anything". "I'm going to have to just cross t...

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  • Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa
Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

But it remains to be seen whether the advent of the partisan gap in how Americans view the economy is a fundamental change, or whether the gap will shrink as time goes on. One of their ads even features the Bay Area and branded the two Democrats together, putting his photo alongside hers on the Golden Gate Bridge. Several Democratic lawmakers h...

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  • Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'
Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'

While the world doesn't know and may never know how close the jurors in the Bill Cosby trial came to reaching a verdict, one alternate juror broke his silence Monday. "The key to retrying a case is to do it differently the second time, because the defense expects you to do it the same way", said Troiani, whose client is on board for a retrial.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Special counsel Robert Mueller has finished his meeting with leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee in a secure room in the Capitol. Image taken on June 15, 2017 and used per Creative Commons 2.0 license . Later in August, the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued an alert to states about reports of "scanning and probing activities around ...

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  • Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony
Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

Constand testified last week that she made the calls because of her job at Temple, where Cosby was a trustee and a famous alumnus, and Steele noted the calls stopped as soon as she left the school. The trial will move to closing arguments if no defence witnesses are called. A judge blocked Jackson from taking the stand, ruling it would be hear...

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  • Wonder Woman shoots to top of United Kingdom and U.S. box office
Wonder Woman shoots to top of United Kingdom and U.S. box office

Indeed, almost three times as many people have lived on the International Space Station than have created films that break the $100 million opening weekend mark, and that's a triumph worthy of note for any gender. "(Steve Trevor) was not at all intimidated or threatened by ( Wonder Woman ) being strong", Anderson said. It's too early to know ...

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  • Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial
Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial

She told the court on Tuesday that she felt her continued friendship with Cosby after the alleged assault was important to the school's athletics department. McMonagle also has attacked inconsistencies in her story, pointing out that she initially told police she never spoke with Cosby after the alleged assault.

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  • Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC
Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Cindy is just the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic since the hurricane season officially began on June 1, and the third storm of the year. Warnings for areas north and east of the Mississippi River, including metropolitan New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain, have been canceled. Forecasters said there is also a low confidence t...

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  • Remains of 7 sailors killed in US ship collision return home
Remains of 7 sailors killed in US ship collision return home

Carmen said she reached out to other families after the collision. When Darrold Martin saw the Navy chaplain at his front door on Sunday - Father's Day - he knew his son was gone. The USS Fitzgerald was struck by the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal near the port city of Yokosuka - the home base for the USA ship.

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  • Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations
Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

Cliff Huxtable on "The Cosby Show ", called all the encounters consensual. Jurors have asked four questions during their time in going over the case. They wanted to hear Cosby's statements in his 2005 deposition again, and they also wanted clarification on the terminology "without her consent", which is part of one of Cosby's aggravated in...

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  • New Game Of Thrones Trailer
New Game Of Thrones Trailer

The Knights of the Vale? In it, Lord Baelish appears to offer Sansa advice, telling her, "Don't fight the North". Could that be the last gasp of House Lannister? The two-minute long trailer is chock full of action, monumental battle scenes, lots of intrigue - and a ton of White Walker foreshadowing.

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  • Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehomed in flats on luxury development
Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehomed in flats on luxury development

The apartments are located in a highly desirable part of London . Asked if she would like to see the Secretary of State force the departure of Mr Paget-Brown, she agreed, adding: "It has to come from central Government , everything has to come from state level".

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  • Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Will Use Surrogate for Third Child
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Will Use Surrogate for Third Child

The surrogate , who must refrain from smoking, drinking and drugs during her pregnancy, will also received $4,000 if she loses any reproductive organs. " Kanye was really nervous about the surgery ... but I know he would want to have more kids". With that in mind, the " Keeping Up With The Kardashians " star and Kanye West are reportedly not ...

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  • Volvo's Polestar to become standalone performance EV brand
Volvo's Polestar to become standalone performance EV brand

He has been the driving force behind Volvo's recent award winning design renaissance. Ingenlath will be joined at Polestar by Jonathan Goodman, who will become Chief Operating Officer. Volvo has already introduced a plug-in electric hybrid in the XC90 T8. Volvo's decision to separate its Polestar brand in the eyes of potential buyers is sig...

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