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Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Prosecutors accuse the 32-year-old of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate. The "Cristiano Ronaldo is desperate to leave Real Madrid" story was fun while it lasted . 'Nobody wants him to go, ' said Perez. Perez, a 70-year-old construction magnate, was elected unopposed Monday for a third term in charg... [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby jury begins Day 3 of deliberations

Constand , a 44-year-old Canadian massage therapist and former employee of the Temple University women's basketball program, has alleged that Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004 at his Cheltenham mansion. She said Cosby gave her three pills and wine before touching her breasts, putting his fingers in her vagina and putting her hand on his erect penis after she sought his advice about movin... [Full Article...]

Queen's speech to MPs dropped next year to allow for Brexit laws

Queen's speech to MPs dropped next year to allow for Brexit laws Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in her first Queen's Speech, eight are devoted to the complex process of withdrawal from the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and separate Bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear safeguards and the global sanctions regime. [Full Article...]

End of the Ride: Travis Kalanick Is Done as Uber CEO

End of the Ride: Travis Kalanick Is Done as Uber CEO Venture capital firm Benchmark, whose partner Bill Gurley is one of Uber's largest shareholders and sits on its board, plus investors First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, Menlo Ventures and Fidelity Investments, all pressed Kalanick to quit. [Full Article...]

Juror says 2 holdouts prevented guilty verdict

The original jury was brought across the state from Pittsburgh to Montgomery County , outside Philadelphia , out of concern about the amount of pretrial publicity the case generated. Lawyer Eli Segal and Paul Safier, who represented numerous media outlets, maintained the public has a legal right to know who served on the jury. Segal suggested the jurors could be questioned about their person... [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential tie... [Full Article...]

Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Calls Slipknot a 'Gimmick'

Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Calls Slipknot a 'Gimmick' He claimed to be "very, very bitter" over the record label allegedly using funds acquired from Slipknot to make Nickelback "happy", while not helping his band out as much as they should have. They sound like Nickelback Lite". Especially on the Internet, people will trick others into listening to the band's songs, looking at photos of frontman Chad Kroeger , or reading the lyrics. [Full Article...]

Triple H comments on WWE Women's Money in the Bank controversy

Such is the thread that traditionally flows through the show, it was fitting that the blue brand were given the supercard to display their best and brightest. WWE has loaded up next week's show from San Diego in addition to the title match between Lana and SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi. Elsewhere, Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles, Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin, Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler risked it ... [Full Article...]

Simon Cowell Announced Details Of London Fire Charity Single

In a tweet, 57-year-old talent mogul Simon Cowell announced his hopes about gathering enough artists to join the project to raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy. All the information you need to support the track made in aid of the Grenfell Tower block victims. The burnt remains of the Grenfell Tower in west London after a massive fire raced through the 24-storey ... [Full Article...]

Tight finish seen in Atlanta congressional race, Trump weighs in

He doesn't constantly refer directly to Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, instead pitching his "fresh leadership" against "career politicians". Handel wants to repeal and replace ObamaCare and strengthen the country's borders, according to her campaign website. As voting got underway in Georgia's closely-watched Congressional race, the state's chief elections official posted a v... [Full Article...]

Gal Gadot earned way less than you'd think for Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot earned way less than you'd think for Wonder Woman It was first reported back in 2014 that Gal Gadot , Wonder Woman herself, would be taking home a paycheque of $300,000 for the movie. It was always going to be one of Warner Bros .' tentpole movies, so shouldn't Gadot have received a paycheck commensurate with the profile of the film she was starring in? However, it hasn't been made entirely clear when the second film would take place - wo... [Full Article...]

Elephants rescue baby elephant that falls into pool in heartwarming video

Elephants rescue baby elephant that falls into pool in heartwarming video However after a short time the two nearby elephants found the entrance to the pool and ran over to the youngster, frantically trying to work out how to get it to the shallows and guiding it to safety. Once at the edge, the adult elephants hold up the calf by their trunks. They stood on either side of the baby and made sure it kept its head above water. [Full Article...]

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

Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones While it's pretty amusing to see the man bun on a doll, we definitely have to celebrate the fact that Mattel is striving to be more inclusive. One sports a trendy man-bun while a second rocks cornrows. In addition to the buzzy new Ken dolls, the company also ushered in 25 additional female dolls - each of which fall under one of the aforementioned body types. [Full Article...]

Last Night's Bachelorette Episode Showed You Can't Spell 'Racist' Without Lee

Last Night's Bachelorette Episode Showed You Can't Spell 'Racist' Without Lee Of course, since Lee is a master manipulator, the songwriter made his way over to Miz Lindsay and interrupted fellow contestant Kenny's downtime with the handsome lawyer. Diggy , Brady and Bryce were cut loose. They've been watching this season as Rachel Lindsay searches for that flawless mate, and it's been really cool for Russell to see the season play out knowing his episode was c... [Full Article...]

Beyonce 'gives birth to twins', according to reports

Beyonce 'gives birth to twins', according to reports USA media reported that the babies have been in the hospital since their birth a week ago. Anyone who has ever seen babies say it looks like Jay! TMZ reports the twins were allegedly born premature and were being kept "under the lights". [Full Article...]

How JLo And Alex Rodriguez Blew Through $350000 On Paris Vacation

How JLo And Alex Rodriguez Blew Through $350000 On Paris Vacation We're blessed- we have great lives, and we have great children. With that, the moment was over, with the On the Floor singer picking up her sentence exactly where she had left off. "She isn't going to let someone from Alex's past ruin what she has with him", another source told the mag. J.Lo wants a future with A-Rod. The World Of Dance judge let her fans in on the fun she's been having wi... [Full Article...]

BBC pulls documentary featuring Grenfell Tower fire victim

BBC pulls documentary featuring Grenfell Tower fire victim Bailey, the co-curator of the Diaspora Pavilion, which is showing pieces by 12 British-based emerging artists, as well as their mentors, through November 26. 'She had not yet achieved that in her life. She was on the 20th floor. She'd done fantastic things: gone to university, the best in her life. And it breaks my heart that that's happening in Britain in 2017. [Full Article...]

Lauren Duca Spreads Misleading Rumor About The Pay Gap For 'Wonder Woman'

Lauren Duca Spreads Misleading Rumor About The Pay Gap For 'Wonder Woman' As Vanity Fair points out, Hollywood contracts are odd animals, and Cavill's $14 million in earnings likely includes a box office bonus , which he received when Man of Steel defied its critics-and all reason-bringing home millions across the globe. [Full Article...]

Knicks are considering trade of Porzingis

The Celtics could give NY the chance to select the Kansas product at No. 3 plus other goodies to load up the offer. The Celtics would be an intriguing landing spot as Danny Ainge and Co. At just 21 years old, he averaged 18.1 points and 7.2 rebounds. ESPN's Ian Begley reported the Knicks management and coaches haven't made contact with Porzingis since he skipped exit meetings at the end ... [Full Article...]

Queen says Britain is 'united in our sadness' following succession of tragedies

Queen says Britain is 'united in our sadness' following succession of tragedies See photos of Prince William , Princess Kate , Prince George , Princess Charlotte and all of the royal family through the years in the gallery above. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favor, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss", it added. [Full Article...]


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